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Title: Citrus County chronicle
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Creator: Citrus County Chronicle
Publisher: Scofield Pub. Co.
Place of Publication: Inverness, Fla.
Inverness, Fla
Publication Date: 02-19-2013
Copyright Date: 2006
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1889?
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 48, no. 51 (June 8, 1939).
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Hopes to raise awareness for aquatic ecosystem P AT F AHERTY Staff writerHOMOSASSA Ponce de Leon would have been proud. While it is unlikely the legendary explorer ever used a stand-up paddleboard, the seagoing Spaniard probably could have appreciated the seamanship required by the low-speed craft. Justin Riney is keeping the explorers spirit alive by helping celebrate Floridas quincentennial with a project called Expedition Florida 500. He is spending a year exploring Florida by paddleboard. It is also an effort to raise awareness about taking care of Floridas entire aquatic ecosystem. Ponce de Leon is credited with discovering Florida in 1513 and subsequently exploring parts of its coastline. Though the conquistador had sails for power, he obviously had an awareness of tides, an ability to adapt to changing weather and a concern for having enough fresh water traits shared by Riney. The Vero Beach resident paddled into Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park on Monday afternoon, passing dive boats, kayakers and manatees, and was greeted by park staff, park visitors and supporters. And probably just like Ponce de Leon, Riney found traveling Floridas coast in a non-motorized craft is hardly an exact science. Its a pretty remote stretch, he said, after arriving later than expected from Cedar Key. The tides have been really tricky. Sorry were a little late, he said. It was mostly tides and winds; this is the best part of the trip. We got held up in Salt Creek this morning. It was supposed to be high tide, but the wind had blown all the water out of the creek. Thats been a tricky aspect of the leg, but it has been fun. Riney is founder and CEO of Mother Ocean, an environmental awareness organization. It partnered with the Florida Department of FEBRUARY 19, 2013 Floridas Best Community Newspaper Serving Floridas Best Community VOL. 118 ISSUE 196 50 CITRUS COUNTY Lakers owner Jerry Buss dead at 80 /B1 www.chronicleonline.com HIGH 73 LOW 50 Partly to mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. PAGE A4 TODAY& next morning TUESDAY INDEX Comics . . .C10 Community . .C8 Crossword . .C9 Editorial . .A12 Entertainment . .B4 Horoscope . .B4 Lottery Numbers .B3 Lottery Payouts .B4 Movies . . .C10 Obituaries . .A6 Classifieds . .C11 TV Listings . .C9 for 5 YEARS See the 2012 Rav4 on Pg C14 VILLAGE TOYOTA 000DY3R Gypsum company seeks permit Wants to pump water from aquifer M IKE W RIGHT Staff writerCRYSTAL RIVER An industrial company has applied for a permit to withdraw up to 463,800 gallons of water a day for a gypsum manufacturing plant that when built could provide 130 jobs. However, a company spokesman said the plant is not planned in the immediate future. U.S. Gypsums permit application is pending with the Southwest Florida Water Management District. The district last week sent company representatives a letter seeking more information on making sure withdrawals wont cause salt water intrusion or otherwise harm the groundwater. U.S. Gypsum is a subsidiary of USG Corp. of Chicago. The company in 2011 bought 177 acres near the Progress Energy Florida power complex north of Crystal River to warehouse synthetic gypsum that is created by scrubbers at the coal-burning plants. Progress, whose parent company is Duke Energy, has a contract to sell the gypsum to USG, which is planning to build a warehouse sometime this year to store the product until it is shipped to a wallboard manufacturer. USGs application to the water management district creates the impression it has imminent plans for a manufacturing site north of Crystal River. USG proposes to construct a stateof-the art facility that is projected to bring 130 new jobs to the area and will incorporate water conservation to the greatest extent feasible, the companys consultant, Progressive Water Resources, wrote in its application letter to the water district. The letter requests a 20-year permit and states it is still negotiating for easements to the well sites and a pipeline that would transport water from the well to the manufacturing center. See GYPSUM / Page A2 Paddler exploring Floridas coast Couple remove fixtures, appliances A.B. SIDIBE Staff writerWhat David Iglesias Sr. and his son thought was a simple case of Christian charity and an arrangement that made sense turned into unfathomable devastation. Iglesias, a retired pastor, and his son, David Iglesias Jr., co-own a home at the corner of Rock Crusher Road and State Road 44. Late this past October, a smoothtalking couple with two young children contacted the younger Iglesias about a fix-to-own proposition for the property. The couple gets to live in the house rent-free while making various repairs to the home until papers are drawn up for a purchase plan. The couple moved in in November and Iglesias said red flags began popping up everywhere. He said his son, who lives in Tennessee, said he received a call from the water company about a bad line into the home. The couple also missed appointments to draw up paperwork for the purchase of the house. So, my son told me to go talk to the man, Iglesias said. Con game ruins retired pastors Rock Crusher home David Iglesias home on Rock Crusher Road was ruined by a con artist couple who gained access to the home via a fix-to-own ruse. Photo courtesy of Bay News 9 MATTHEW BECK /Chronicle Justin Riney puts in the last few strokes Monday afternoon following a long day of paddling along the Gulf Coast and ending at the Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park. Riney is traveling by paddleboard from Pensacola, heading south around the tip of Florida to Jacksonville. See PADDLE / Page A5 See SCAM / Page A2

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A2 T UESDAY, F EBRUARY19, 2013 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE L OCAL /S TATE 000DX83 OFFER EXPIRES 2/28/13 FOR 4 ROOMS *Combined living areas, L-shaped rooms and rooms over 300 sq. ft. are considered 2 areas. Baths, hal ls, large walk-in closets and area rugs are priced separately. Offer does not include protector. Minimum charges apply. Cannot combine with other offers Residential only; cannot be used for restoration ser vices or air duct cleaning. Must present coupon at time of service. Certain restrictions may apply. Call f or Details. C I T R U S 7 2 6 4 6 4 6 C I T R U S 7 2 6 4 6 4 6 CITRUS 726-4646 M A R I O N 6 2 2 5 8 8 5 M A R I O N 6 2 2 5 8 8 5 MARION 622-5885 Beyond Carpet Cleaning CARPET | TILE GROUT | HARDWOOD | UPHOLSTERY | AIR DUCT 000E32Y Abdominal Pain, Bloating, Diarrhea Qualified Participants: Will receive study medication or placebo, study-related testing, physical exams, and lab work at no charge. Additionally: Compensation may be available to qualified participants for each completed visit (for time and travel) Have you or someone you know been Diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome? If so, there is now an opportunity to join a new research study. Are you eligible? Between the ages 18-80 years old Have diarrhea predominant irritable bowel syndrome Contact Information NATURE COAST CLINICAL RESEARCH 411 W. HIGHLAND BLVD., INVERNESS FL 34452 (352) 341-2100 6122 W. Corporate Oaks Dr., CRYSTAL RIVER FL 34429 (352) 563-1865 000E2G7 $ $ $ $ WINTER SPECIAL SAVE BIG! DANIELS HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING, INC. Serving Citrus County Since 1983 RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL SALES, SERVICE, INSTALLATION 4581 S. Florida Ave., Inverness, FL (1.5 miles S. of Airport) (352) 726-5845 Licensed & Insured State Lic. #CAC0442673 CALL NOW FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT Full Service Inspection Reg. $68.00 ONLY $ 55 00 000DPVA Exp. 2/28/13 Raising money for veterans Special to the Chronicle The Aaron A. Weaver Chapter 776 Military Order of the Purple Heart and Citrus County Tax Collector Office annual fundraising partnership to benefit the Citrus County Veterans Foundation Inc. raised a record $7,669.67 during its 2012 campaign. Since inception in 2004, the partnership has raised more than $52,000 to assist local veterans or their surviving spouses in financial crisis. From left, seated: Top collectors Lydia Dunn, Karen Howard and Kathy Claffey. From left, standing: Carlton McLeod, foundation president; Janice Warren, Citrus County tax collector; Neville Anderson, Chapter 776 benefactor; and Bud Allen, Chapter 776 commander. He said when he arrived at the house the man met him at the door and would not let him go into the gated backyard, which was secured with a combination lock another red flag, Iglesias thought. Last week, Iglesias said his son told him to check on the party boat he had left in the homes backyard. He said he immediately noticed the boat had been stripped bare. Iglesias immediately called the sheriffs office, which began an investigation. Meanwhile, fearing the worst, Iglesias went back to the home and gained access. Thats when the devastation hit. Electrical wires were strewn everywhere. The dishwasher, gone; all the fixtures, gone; everything was ripped from the walls. The refrigerator was knocked over, Iglesias said. The couple and their kids also were gone. Citrus County Sheriffs Office is investigating the case. The couple used the fixto-own ruse to gain access to the home and took out all the copper and metal components including the water pipes, which caused the water company to notice a glitch in the flow to the home. Iglesias expects repairs to the home to cost nothing less than $100,000. They knew the game, Iglesias said of the couple. Contact Chronicle reporter A.B. Sidibe at 352564-2925 or asidibe@ chronicleonline.com. SCAM Continued from Page A1 Along with manufacturing wallboard, also known as drywall, the plant would manufacture spackle, the compound that seals joints between sheets of drywall, among other things. USG spokesman Robert Williams said the water permit is one of many steps required before the plant is built. He said the company is not ready to announce plans for the plant. We dont have any immediate plans, no timetable for when wed be hiring people or doing anything, he said. It could be a while. The water district sent a letter Friday asking for more information from the company on how the well will not cause salt water intrusion or degrade water quality. It also noted that wetlands are located east of the well site and suggested USG provide groundwater monitoring. The proposed well site is just west of U.S. 19, just north of the Progress Energy property.Contact Chronicle reporter Mike Wright at 352563-3228 or mwright@ chronicleonline.com. GYPSUM Continued from Page A1 State wildlife expands hunting opportunitiesTALLAHASSEE State wildlife officials are expanding hunting opportunities on private and public lands. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced Monday the openings on lands that include nearly 6 million acres of its public-hunting wildlife management area system. The rules also allow for the use of air guns to take rabbits and gray squirrels. Two new wildlife management areas in the southwest region of the state go into effect July 1. State BRIEF From wire reports

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Around the STATE Citrus County Fire claims house in Hernando A Friday night fire claimed a Hernando home, according to Battalion Chief Keith Long of the Citrus County Sheriffs Office Fire Rescue. Fire crews arrived at the house at 8:07 p.m. and found the home fully involved and initiated a defensive attack, according to the report. The 1,000-square-foot single family dwelling at 4895 E. Harvard Drive was unoccupied at the time. The blaze was brought under control at 8:15 p.m. The State Fire Marshals Office was notified and is investigating. The house and its contents were a total loss estimated at $57,750. Woman rescued after fall at cave Citrus County Sheriffs Office Fire Rescue crews helped rescue a woman who fell 30 feet into a cave complex Friday night. According to a report by Battalion Chief Keith Long, firefighters responded to an EMS assist call in the Withlacoochee State Forest. Engine 181 from Sugarmill Woods was first on the scene at 8:38 p.m. Crews worked with state forestry and Nature Coast EMS personnel to extricate the woman, who was airlifted to Bayonet Point Regional Medical Center.Miami New winner in states Python Challenge Theres a new winning snake in the states Python Challenge. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said Sunday that Blake Russ of Fruitland Park should have won $1,000 for bagging the longest Burmese python. Russ competed with hunters holding special permits for harvesting pythons. Ruben Ramirez of Miami was given the prize Saturday for a snake more than 10 feet long. Wildlife officials said Ramirez, who won the competition for most snakes caught, with 18, will keep his prize money. Russ will get $1,000 of his own for a snake more than 11 feet long. University of Florida professor Frank Mazzotti said the mix-up was his mistake. Unlike other snakes killed in the hunt, Russ snake was released with a tracking device. Among competitors without the python permits, Paul Shannon of Lehigh Acres won $1,000 for a 14-foot-3-inch snake. Ocala Mental health worker charged with abuse An employee accused of breaking a juvenile residents arm at a mental health facility has been charged with aggravated child abuse. Ocala police said the 13year-old told officers that Lennox Seepersad became angry and threw him to the floor of his bedroom at The Vines Hospital on Friday night, then pulled him up roughly by the arm. The teen said he screamed for help but was given Tylenol and told to go to bed. On Saturday, another employee drove the teen to the hospital. Doctors said the teen had a broken arm consistent with someone pulling on the arm. The Ocala Star Banner reported surveillance video shows another teen tried to help the victim, but Seepersad pushed him away. From staff and wire reports S TATE & L OCAL Page A3 TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2013 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE C HRIS V AN O RMER Staff writerAn ordinance to make several amendments to the Land Development Code will start to take form at Thursdays meeting of the Citrus County Planning and Development Commission (PDC). Staff will recommend approval of amendments to clarify development standards. The amendments concern temporary outdoor retail sales, wetland impact reviews for mining development applications and parking space requirements for medical offices. In addition, Rodney MacRae of Dock Masters of Homosassa Inc. wants more flexibility in the design of docking facilities under the guidelines for boat slips. The PDCs approval of the ordinance would mean recommending it to the Citrus County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) for consideration for implementation at a future BOCC meeting. In addition, Blain Barton will request a conditional use to allow for silviculture activity a treeplanting operation in a rural residential district at 7290 and 7347 S. Blackberry Point, Homosassa, undeveloped lots of about 4.84 acres in size. The applicant would like to plant nearly 800 trees in all in a three-year plan. The trees would be harvested in 2020. Then, new trees would be planted. Customers would not be allowed on the site. The trees would be sold through wholesale distribution. Staff will recommend approval of the application. As the reviewing body, the PDC is empowered under the Land Development Code to grant conditional uses. The PDC reviews development applications and makes recommendations to the BOCC on changes to the Citrus County Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code. The PDC has final action on variance and conditional use applications. The PDC also provides direction to staff regarding land use amendments, as well as test amendments on development issues. If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceedings and for such purpose, he or she may need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. There will not be a PDC meeting on Thursday, March 7. The next scheduled PDC meeting will be on Thursday, March 21. Contact Chronicle reporter Chris Van Ormer at 352-564-2916 or cvanormer@chronicle online.com. WHAT: Citrus County Planning and Development Commission meeting. WHEN: 9 a.m. Thursday. WHERE: Room 166, Lecanto Government Building, 3600 W. Sovereign Path, Lecanto. CALL: 352-527-5239. AGENDA: www.bocc.citrus. fl.us/commissioners/ advboards/pdc/pdc.htm. Panel to tweak land development code N ANCY K ENNEDY Staff writerCITRUS SPRINGS As the rest of his friends exchange gossip and make weekend plans on the bus ride to and from school, 15-year-old photographer and budding entrepreneur Franke Joehl spends the time booking clients. He shot his first wedding in New York a month after his 15th birthday and shot photos of kids on Santas lap at the mall this past December. He recently outgrew his studio in the loft of his parents Citrus Springs home and is building a bigger one in the garage. He has business cards, a website and a list of gorgeous models on speed dial. His specialty is portraits, and currently hes busy booking clients for senior pictures. With senior portraits, Im closer to their own age, so they feel comfortable with me taking their picture, he said. We can talk about the same things. Like school. Franke is a high school student at the Academy of Environmental Science. School is number one, of course, but photography takes up a lot of my thinking, he said. In school Ill sit and see someone my favorite lens is a 2.8, and my eye will focus at 2.8, which means the background is blurred out, and Ill picture what the photo will look like. He looks for the unusual, like a model in a newspaper dress. As part of the Citrus County Florida Photographers Facebook group, Franke was part of the group of local photographers who recently constructed dresses with the Chronicles Pink Paper and shot photos of local breast cancer survivors wearing them. That shoot sparked an idea to do it again, but adding plastic trash bag detailing. He dressed up one of his regular models, Alexandra Winberg, and shot hundreds of frames of her at Rainbow Springs Park. Finding models isnt a problem, he said. He finds them through ModelMayhem.com or Facebook. So far, he hasnt had to pay for their time. Hes building up his portfolio as they build up theirs. A bunch of my friends who live down the road from us, were always together shooting, he said. I have a favorite location near my house that Im in love with. His mother, Lynda Joehl, said hell get an idea, call up his friends, then take a golf cart to pick up his model and go shooting in the woods. I like to keep things a surprise, Franke said. Hell tell the model, Bring two bikinis, an umbrella and glitter and meet me at the park. Franke said he knows he still has a lot to learn, and hes grateful to have some of the best local photographers as mentors. He hopes to attend art school after he graduates and have his own business in Orlando. Im only 15, he said, but I tell people, Let my work explain me and not my age, because its the work you want to be judged on and not your age. To see more of Franke Joehls photography, visit online at www.FrankeJoehlPhotography.com or find him on Facebook at Facebook.com/ FJPhotos34434. Contact Chronicle reporter Nancy Kennedy at352-564-2927 or nkennedy@chronicle online.com. County teen finds focus Youngster develops passion for photography FRANKE JOEHL /Special to the Chronicle Alexandra Winberg models a dress made from about 200 Chronicle newspaper pages. The photo was taken by 15-year-old photographer Franke Joehl, who started his own photography business in 2011. Franke Joehl E RYNW ORTHINGTON Staff writerOZELLO Drum roll please. The results are in. Twenty-four chili chefs braved the windy, cold weather Saturday as they brought their slow cookers and secret recipes to the seventh annual Ozello Chili Cook-off and Craft Festival hosted by the Ozello Civic Association. Sweet, spicy, meat and meatless variations were among the selections for connoisseurs who sampled chilis for $5. Carrying a yellow card and pencil in one hand, they walked around to each dispersing station, getting a ladle of chili at each stop. After taste buds were pleased, votes were tallied. A tie for third place was awarded to Anita Koehler, pot No. 17, and Peggy Haefner, pot No. 24. Second place was also a tie between Bob Christinsen, pot No. 7, and Gary Thompkins, pot. No. 14. The 2013 Chili title went to Dave Douglas, pot No. 2. During the event, there was a drawing for a 14-foot Phoenix kayak, which was won by Palm Harbor resident Linda Galyo. Approximately 1,500 people attended the festival, which included 35 artists and vendors selling pottery, paintings, photographs and other items. The club raised funds by selling chances for the kayak. A portion of the proceeds Saturday will benefit CASA, Toys for Tots, the Ozello Scholarship Fund and the Food Bank. First place: Dave Douglas, pot No. 2. Second place: Bob Christinsen, pot No. 7 and Gary Thompkins, pot No. 14. Third place: Anita Koehler, pot No. 17 and Peggy Haefner, pot No. 24. Results are in for 2013 Ozello Chili Cook-off

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Citrus County Sheriffs OfficeDomestic battery arrest Brett Crowe 49, of Floral City, at 9:15 p.m. Feb. 12 on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. No bond.Other arrests Samuel Pulkkinen 28, of West Cypress Drive, Dunnellon, at 8:58 p.m. Feb. 12 on a Marion County warrant for violation of probation on an original felony charge of trafficking in stolen property. No bond. Shylah Larock 21, of Tuttle Street, Inverness, at 10:10 a.m. Feb. 13 on a Citrus County warrant for violation of probation on an original felony charge of grand theft of a vehicle. No bond. Alex Holmberg 27, of East Loring Lane, Inverness, at 11:36 a.m. Feb. 13 on a Citrus County warrant for four felony charges of giving false verification of ownership/false identification to a pawnbroker. Bond $8,000. Joseph Ogane 35, of East Tension Street, Inverness, at 1:50 p.m. Feb. 13 on a felony charge of uttering a forged check and a misdemeanor charge of driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond $1,500. Johnny Baxter 18, of West Madison Street, Inverness, at 6 p.m. Feb. 13 on felony charges of planning/ managing/supervising/trafficking in stolen property, grand theft and giving false verification of ownership/false identification to a pawnbroker. According to his arrest affidavit, he is accused of stealing an Apple iPad. He is also accused of pawning the device as well as multiple articles of jewelry. Bond $28,000. Heather OBrien 26, of South Power Avenue, Floral City, at 6:57 p.m. Feb. 13 on felony charges of possession of a controlled substance (oxycodone) and retail theft and a misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. According to her arrest affidavit, she is accused of taking multiple items worth a total of $300 or more from Walmart in Inverness. While en route to the Citrus County Detention Facility, she reportedly made suicidal threats and attempted to strangle herself with a seatbelt. Bond $4,500. Connie Goy-Holloway 49, of East Cart Lane, Inverness, at 5:39 p.m. Feb. 13 on Citrus County warrants for violation of probation on an original felony charge of organized fraud and four original misdemeanor charges of obtaining property by means of worthless check. No bond. Christopher Corbitt 32, of West Trotter Lane, Homosassa, at 10:20 p.m. Feb. 13 on felony charges of driving while license suspended or revoked (habitual offender) and fleeing/eluding a law enforcement officer. Bond $7,000. Heather Weigle 20, of South Cascade Avenue, Inverness, at 8:49 a.m. Feb. 14 on misdemeanor charges of criminal mischief and battery. Bond $1,000. Steven Verdo 49, of North Reynolds Avenue, Crystal River, at 11:14 a.m. Feb. 14 on a felony charge of driving while license suspended or revoked (habitual offender). Bond $2,000. Randall Neeld 47, of North LaJolla Point, Crystal River, at 1:14 p.m. Feb. 14 on a Citrus County warrant for a felony charge of failure to return hired/leased property with intent to defraud. Bond $2,000. Burglaries A residential burglary was reported at 11:43 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, in the 9300 block of N. Elliot Way, Dunnellon. A residential burglary was reported at 1:29 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, in the 200 block of S. Tyler St., Beverly Hills. A vehicle burglary was reported at 12:32 p.m. Feb. 16 in the 9600 block of S. Appaloosa Ave., Floral City. A residential burglary was reported at 9:15 p.m. Feb. 16 in the 10000 block of N. Sunflower Point, Crystal River. A residential burglary was reported at 10:11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, in the 3800 block of S. Gemini Point, Homosassa. Thefts A grand theft was reported at 10:09 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, in the 3700 block of S. Gemini Point, Homosassa. A petit theft was reported at 2:55 p.m. Feb. 15 in the 2400 block of E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. A grand theft was reported at 3:07 p.m. Feb. 15 in the 1500 block of N. U.S. 41, Inverness. A petit theft was reported at 6:04 p.m. Feb. 15 in the 2400 block of E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. A petit theft was reported at 8:09 p.m. Feb. 15 in the 5600 block of S. Happy Drive, Homosassa. A grand theft was reported at 12:44 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, in the 8500 block of E. Moonrise Lane, Floral City. A petit theft was reported at 5:17 p.m. Feb. 16 in the 600 block of N.E. U.S. 19, Crystal River.Vandalism A vandalism was reported at 2:32 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, in the 2900 block of S. Buckley Point, Inverness. C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE L OCAL /S TATE HI LO PR NA NA NA HI LO PR 70 27 NA HI LO PR 68 29 NA HI LO PR 65 29 NA HI LO PR NA NA NA HI LO PR 62 24 NA YESTERDAYS WEATHER Partly to mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. THREE DAY OUTLOOK Partly cloudy. Partly cloudy.High: 73 Low: 50 High: 72 Low: 41 High: 77 Low: 56 TODAY & TOMORROW MORNING WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY MORNING THURSDAY & FRIDAY MORNING Exclusive daily forecast by: TEMPERATURE* Monday 68/29 Record 88/23 Normal 74/45 Mean temp. 49 Departure from mean -11 PRECIPITATION* Monday 0.00 in. Total for the month 0.90 in. Total for the year 1.00 in. Normal for the year 4.89 in.*As of 7 p.m. at Inverness UV INDEX: 7 0-2 minimal, 3-4 low, 5-6 moderate, 7-9 high, 10+ very high BAROMETRIC PRESSURE Monday at 3 p.m. 30.28 in. DEW POINT Monday at 3 p.m. 36 HUMIDITY Monday at 3 p.m. 30% POLLEN COUNT** Trees and weeds were light and grasses were absent. ** Light only extreme allergic will show symptoms, moderate most allergic will experience symptoms, heavy all allergic will experience symptoms. AIR QUALITY Monday was good with pollutants mainly ozone. ALMANAC CELESTIAL OUTLOOK SUNSET TONIGHT ............................6:23 P.M. SUNRISE TOMORROW .....................7:04 A.M. MOONRISE TODAY ...........................1:09 P.M. MOONSET TODAY ............................2:22 A.M. FEB. 25MARCH 4MARCH 11MARCH 19 WATERING RULES BURN CONDITIONS For more information call Florida Division of Forestry at (352) 754-6777. For more information on drought conditions, please visit the Division of Forestrys Web site: http://flame.fl-dof.com/fire_weather/kbdiTodays Fire Danger Rating is: HIGH. There is no burn ban.City H L Fcast Daytona Bch. 77 51 pc Ft. Lauderdale 79 65 pc Fort Myers 78 57 pc Gainesville 74 45 sh Homestead 80 61 pc Jacksonville 74 43 sh Key West 78 67 pc Lakeland 77 56 pc Melbourne 78 58 pc City H L Fcast Miami 79 66 pc Ocala 75 51 pc Orlando 79 56 pc Pensacola 68 39 sh Sarasota 74 57 pc Tallahassee 71 36 sh Tampa 74 59 pc Vero Beach 78 58 pc W. Palm Bch. 78 63 pc FLORIDA TEMPERATURESSouth winds from 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters will be choppy. Partly to mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers today. Gulf water temperature68 LAKE LEVELS Location Sun. Mon. Full Withlacoochee at Holder n/a 28.31 35.52 Tsala Apopka-Hernando n/a 37.81 39.25 Tsala Apopka-Inverness n/a 38.71 40.60 Tsala Apopka-Floral City n/a 40.02 42.40Levels reported in feet above sea level. Flood stage for lakes are based on 2.33-year flood, the meanannual flood which has a 43-precent chance of being equaled or exceeded in any one year. This data is obtained from the Southwest Florida Water Management District and is subject to revision. In no event will the District or the United States Geological Survey be liable for any damages arising out of the use of this data. If you have any questions you should contact the Hydrological Data Section at (352) 796-7211. MARINE OUTLOOK Taken at Aripeka THE NATION Albany 27 8 rs 42 25 Albuquerque 53 37 s 58 32 Asheville 53 18 sh 50 23 Atlanta 58 30 sh 55 30 Atlantic City 38 19 sh 50 31 Austin 83 61 s 67 50 Baltimore 40 20 sh 53 28 Billings 34 25 .02 pc 30 17 Birmingham 62 37 s 56 29 Boise 47 26 rs 41 25 Boston 33 16 sh 46 32 Buffalo 34 10 sn 37 20 Burlington, VT 27 8 sn 37 22 Charleston, SC 54 28 sh 66 39 Charleston, WV 55 13 sh 44 21 Charlotte 54 20 sh 52 29 Chicago 52 27 .03 pc 22 10 Cincinnati 61 18 pc 37 17 Cleveland 42 9 sn 36 18 Columbia, SC 60 23 sh 59 35 Columbus, OH 52 17 rs 38 17 Concord, N.H. 28 12 sh 41 24 Dallas 78 57 s 63 44 Denver 42 21 s 47 29 Des Moines 45 25 s 23 6 Detroit 43 17 sn 34 17 El Paso 64 49 pc 70 44 Evansville, IN 63 34 .07 s 39 20 Harrisburg 39 19 rs 48 24 Hartford 33 14 sh 43 29 Houston 74 63 .03 s 69 52 Indianapolis 60 26 .01 pc 32 14 Jackson 67 38 s 59 35 Las Vegas 62 45 s 63 42 Little Rock 63 50 .97 s 55 32 Los Angeles 61 54 sh 56 46 Louisville 63 29 s 40 23 Memphis 59 46 .24 s 53 29 Milwaukee 48 29 .06 sn 22 8 Minneapolis 34 16 pc 9 -5 Mobile 65 39 trace pc 66 35 Montgomery 66 30 sh 62 32 Nashville 63 34 s 49 23 New Orleans 67 46 .01 sh 66 48 New York City 35 17 sh 46 30 Norfolk 46 27 sh 58 34 Oklahoma City 58 48 s 57 36 Omaha 44 26 .01 s 22 7 Palm Springs 75 46 pc 60 44 Philadelphia 38 21 sh 53 30 Phoenix 76 47 s 73 52 Pittsburgh 42 7 rs 39 16 Portland, ME 32 16 sh 40 29 Portland, Ore 48 35 sh 47 34 Providence, R.I. 30 15 sh 49 31 Raleigh 52 18 sh 54 29 Rapid City 34 24 pc 26 14 Reno 53 24 sn 37 20 Rochester, NY 29 10 .01 sn 39 23 Sacramento 57 36 r 54 34 St. Louis 60 39 .15 s 35 18 St. Ste. Marie 31 9 sn 26 1 Salt Lake City 39 22 c 41 28 San Antonio 81 61 pc 69 53 San Diego 59 54 sh 54 47 San Francisco 52 45 r 51 41 Savannah 57 26 sh 69 39 Seattle 46 39 trace sh 48 35 Spokane 41 26 rs 39 26 Syracuse 28 12 .01 rs 41 23 Topeka 57 34 pc 36 16 Washington 42 22 sh 52 32YESTERDAYS NATIONAL HIGH & LOW HIGH 89 Alice, Texas LOW -14 Stanley, Idaho TUESDAY CITY H/L/SKY Acapulco 87/73/s Amsterdam 40/27/sh Athens 57/41/r Beijing 36/16/s Berlin 34/29/sn Bermuda 60/59/pc Cairo 68/51/s Calgary 21/12/sf Havana 83/67/pc Hong Kong 75/64/sh Jerusalem 54/42/pc Lisbon 62/46/pc London 46/30/pc Madrid 54/39/sh Mexico City 77/48/pc Montreal 32/25/sn Moscow 20/14/c Paris 43/32/pc Rio 89/74/ts Rome 50/37/s Sydney 79/66/pc Tokyo 45/32/sh Toronto 39/27/rs Warsaw 29/28/sn WORLD CITIES Monday Tuesday City H L Pcp. Fcst H L Monday Tuesday City H L Pcp. Fcst H L Weather Central, Madison, Wi. Tuesday WednesdayCity High/Low High/Low High/Low High/LowChassahowitzka* 1:39 p/8:41 a /7:46 p 12:19 a/10:03 a 3:02 p/9:22 p Crystal River** 12:00 p/6:03 a 10:40 p/5:08 p 1:23 p/7:25 a 11:59 p/6:44 p Withlacoochee* 9:47 a/3:51 a 8:27 p/2:56 p 11:10 a/5:13 a 9:46 p/4:32 p Homosassa*** 12:49 p/7:40 a 11:29 p/6:45 p 2:12 p/9:02 a /8:21 p TIDES *From mouths of rivers **At Kings Bay ***At Masons CreekKEY TO CONDITIONS: c=cloudy; dr=drizzle; f=fair; h=hazy; pc=partly cloudy; r=rain; rs=rain/snow mix; s=sunny; sh=showers; sn=snow; ts=thunderstorms; w=windy. SOLUNAR TABLESDATE DAY MINOR MAJOR MINOR MAJOR (MORNING) (AFTERNOON) 2/19 TUESDAY 12:25 6:37 12:49 7:01 2/20 WEDNESDAY 1:10 7:22 1:34 7:46 FORECAST FOR 3:00 P.M. TUESDAY HI LO PR 70 29 NA Lawn watering limited to two days per week, before 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m., as follows:EVEN addresses may water on Thursday and/or Sunday. ODD addresses may water on Wednesday and/or Saturday. 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 @ 352527-7669. ON THE NET For information about arrests made by the Citrus County Sheriffs Office, go to www.sheriffcitrus.org and click on the Public Information link, then on Arrest Reports. The Sexual Predator Unit is responsible for tracking all registered sexual offenders and predators in the county. Click on the Sexual Offender Information link on the CCSO website. Also under Public Information on the CCSO website, click on Crime Mapping for a view of where each type of crime occurs in Citrus County. 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Meadowcrest Blvd. Crystal River, FL 34429 Blvd. Today's active pollen: Juniper, Oak, Grasses Todays count: 8.8/12 Wednesdays count: 10.5 Thursdays count: 10.5 Legal notices in todays Cit rus C ounty Chronicle 000DVNN Town of Inglis . . . . . . . . . . C4 Fictitious Name Notices . . . . . C14 Meeting Notices . . . . . . . . C14 Notice to Creditors/Administration . . . C14 FCAT replacement needs backup plan Associated PressTALLAHASSEE A Plan B is needed in case the anticipated replacement for the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test, or FCAT, fails to materialize or is delayed, the states new education commissioner said Monday. The State Board of Education also received a letter from Gov. Rick Scott pitching his proposal to give all teachers a $2,500 pay raise. At least one member, though, said shed prefer to see raises awarded on merit rather than across the board. Education Commissioner Tony Bennett told the board that within the next couple months hell present a contingency plan in case the FCAT replacement is sidelined or delayed by problems that have begun to emerge. That is a risk, which is why I believe its always good management to have a Plan B, said Bennett, the former Indiana superintendent of public instruction, at his first board meeting Monday in Orlando. This is not your normal, standard adoption activity. The new test is being developed by a 23-state consortium known as the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for Colleges or Careers, or PARCC. The new test is being designed in conjunction with the adoption of Common Core State Standards by Florida and 44 other states. Another consortium known as Smarter Balance is developing an exam geared more toward instructional purposes than accountability such as grading schools and evaluating teacher performance, the focus of PARCC. Tony Bennett new education commissioner.

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The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE A Senate select committee could make recommendations March 4 about key parts of the federal Affordable Care Act, including whether Florida should move forward with a major expansion of the Medicaid program. Sen. Joe Negron, a Stuart Republican who is chairman of the select committee, said Monday he expects an opportunity to hear closing arguments during a meeting March 4 a day before the start of the annual legislative session. Negron said his goal has always been to make recommendations during the first week of session. A House select committee also appears to be on a similar schedule. That panel has scheduled a meeting Feb. 28, an off week for the Legislature, and probably will meet at least twice during the first week of session, said Chairman Richard Corcoran, R-Land O Lakes. Were trying to keep pace with the Senate, Corcoran said after his committee heard more than three hours of presentations Monday. Lawmakers face a series of decisions during the upcoming session about the Affordable Care Act, with the potential Medicaid expansion the most controversial. The Senate select committee Monday rejected any remaining possibility that Florida would run a health-insurance exchange in 2014, another issue that has drawn heavy attention. Legislative leaders have said for weeks that they expected the federal government to run the states exchange, which will serve as an online marketplace for people to shop for health-insurance coverage. Republicans and Democrats on the Senate panel agreed Monday to formally recommend that the Obama administration run the exchange, a move that came after Florida had missed deadlines for notifying the federal government of plans to operate a state exchange. Im still looking for a valid reason why we would ever want to start our own exchange, said Senate Health Policy Chairman Aaron Bean, a Fernandina Beach Republican who serves on the select committee. Other lawmakers said Florida could operate an exchange in later years if it decided to do so. Sen. David Simmons, R-Maitland, said questions remain unanswered about the exchanges and that Florida should let the federal government show us the way. If there are going to be mistakes made, we can learn from their mistakes, Simmons said. The select committees have been listening to testimony and gathering information for weeks, and their positions could be an important indicator as the full Legislature gets ready to tackle the Affordable Care Act. Among other things, lawmakers will have to resolve complicated insurance-regulatory issues and a question about expanding the states health-insurance program to offer coverage to many temporary employees. But the Medicaid issue and particularly its potential costs for the state has drawn the most scrutiny. As an example, supporters of the Medicaid expansion accused Republican Gov. Rick Scott earlier this year of inflating the estimated costs of such an expansion. Scott has been a longtime critic of the federal law, which President Obama and congressional Democrats approved in 2010. State, Department of Environmental Protection and Viva 500 to launch the year-long expedition. Cynthia Throne, with Mother Ocean, coordinates the stops along the way. She said Riney will spend the first half of the year exploring Floridas coastline and is scheduled to arrive in Jacksonville July 4. Monday was his 47th day on the water. After leaving Homosassa, he will paddle to Port Richey, with a stop at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park. Throne said Riney generally paddles six days a week, taking Sundays off to resupply and take care of organizational business. He also posts regular Facebook updates. For the second half of the year, Riney will paddle the state inland waterways, lakes, springs and the Everglades. Various other paddlers have joined him along the way, but he is the only one paddling the entire trip, He carries about 150 pounds of gear on the 14foot paddleboard, she said. He keeps in touch by texting and can even text in choppy water. The water was so choppy near Yankeetown it upset the craft, but his supplies were safely secured. Riney, 31, averages about 10 miles a day, but has paddled up to 20. For this stage of the trip he was accompanied by Thrones son, University of North Florida student Jackson Berger. Riney pulls ashore each night and sets up a primitive campsite. To protect himself from the sun, he wears a broad-brimmed hat, face mask, longsleeve shirt and long pants. He added a pair of boots in Cedar Key to protect his feet from the oyster bars. He took six long environmental paddleboard trips last year to prepare for the expedition, known as XF500. Riney said the trip has been really positive. He said it has been a good mix of residential areas and rural areas. He has not had any equipment problems, other than a rat chewing through one of his bags, something Ponce de Leon could probably relate to. Contact Chronicle reporter Pat Faherty at 352564-2924 or pfaherty@ chronicleonline.com. PADDLEContinued from Page A1S TATE/L OCAL C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE T UESDAY, F EBRUARY19, 2013 A5 527-0012 72 HOUR BLIND FACTORY FAUX WOOD BLINDS, TOP TREATMENTS DRAPERY, SHADES, SHUTTERS VERTICALS The Savings Are Yours Because The Factory Is Ours! BLIND S TREETOPS PLAZA 1657 W. GULF TO LAKE HWY LECANTO 2012 2012 2012 2012 www.72-hourblinds.com WELL MEET OR BEAT ANY COMPETITORS PRICE 000DYTR 000E2OE 000DXB0 Next to ACE in Homosassa ( 352 ) 628-3443 License #DN 17606 Ledgerdentistry.com FREE SECOND OPINION. We Cater to Cowards! General & Cosmetic Dentistry HONEST PROFESSIONAL COMPASSIONATE Most Insurance Accepted Se Habla Espaol Do I need a termite treatment? A home left untreated long enough will eventually become infested. The University of Florida says there can be as many as 100 active termite colonies per given acre. How much damage can termites actually do? Termites per year do more damage than all natural disasters combined. Including hurricanes, fires, floods, etc. Termidor Treatment with 5 year Warranty. Restrictions may apply. One per customer. Expires 6/1/13 Straight Antennae Wings the Same Size Elbowed Antennae Thin Waist Forewing Larger termite flying ant Q A Q A PEST CONTROL Termite Specialists Crystal River 795-8600 Homosassa 621-7700 Inverness 860-1037 Dunnellon 489-7353 $ 100 OFF FREE INSPECTION Total Care Lawn Program Full Service In-Home Pest Control www.bushpestcontrol.com 000E3GV MATTHEW BECK /Chronicle ABOVE: Justin Riney, center, traveled Monday with fellow paddler Jackson Berger, left, and Matt Clemmons. Above, the three complete their paddle for the day at the Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park. RIGHT: Justin Rineys purpose for paddling around Florida is to raise awareness of the states fragile aquatic ecosystem. Riney averages about 10 miles a day, but has paddled up to 20. Scott doles out $2.6M for military support The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE Citing the militarys role as an economic engine across the state, Gov. Rick Scott on Monday awarded $2.6 million in grants to projects ranging from wounded veteran assistance and technology seed money to buffers around military installations. Scott gave approval to 10 projects that the governor said will translate into new jobs, not just for military personal but the communities that surround the facilities. The military has a strong presence in Florida, which means jobs and opportunities for Florida families, Scott said in a statement. With numerous bases across Florida, nearly 100,000 men and women who serve in active and reserve duty are living in the Sunshine State. The announcement drew praise from legislators whose districts are tied to military spending. The awards also come as federal officials prepare for the next round of military base realignments, an often politically charged process pitting states and communities against each other for what are expected to be increasingly limited federal funds. The impact of Floridas military bases is often overlooked as an economic driver for the state, said Sen. Andy Gardiner, R-Orlando. More than $60 billion is inserted annually into our economy by the nearly 700,000 personnel living in our state. These grants go a long way to help preserve this economic asset. Among the list of projects are four in Northwest Florida totaling $1.1 million. Projects include a $500,000 grant for land acquisition in Panama City and $160,000 to construct fencing around Whiting Field in Santa Rosa County. The City of Jacksonville will receive two grants totaling $450,000, allowing city officials to continue protecting local military installations used at the Air National Guard Base and Naval Station Mayport. These grants help protect our military bases from potential encroachment and other obstacles that may adversely affect them, said Rep. Daniel Davis, R-Jacksonville. I applaud Gov. Scott and the defense task force for addressing this need. In Orlando, a $350,000 grant will be used to improve simulation and modeling capabilities at the Navys National Center for Simulation, a move to improve the facilitys chances of surviving potential program cuts. In Tampa, a $130,000 grant will allow be used to strengthen relationships between MacDill Air Force Base and the community. Decisions could be near on Affordable Care Act Gov. Rick Scott approved 10 projects. But the Medicaid issue ... has drawn the most scrutiny.

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and trust, but was stunned by the abuse and neglect she saw among other animal trainers in the entertainment industry. She often served as the public face and voice for performing animals, in recent years fighting primarily to get elephants out of circuses and zoos and into sanctuaries. Her 1976 autobiography, The Lady and Her Tiger, served as both a memoir and a groundbreaking expose of Hollywoods treatment of animals. Carmen Coppola, 92 BEVERLY HILLSCarmen C. Coppola, 92, of Beverly Hills, Fla., died on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. He was born on Saturday, Jan. 1, 1921, grew up in Queens, N.Y., son of Charles and Lucy Marie (Maffetone) Coppola and cherished older brother to Catherine and Charlie. He lived there with his loving wife of 65 years, Josephine, until their move to Beverly Hills, Fla., in 1985. He loved living there, making lifelong friends with his many wonderful and caring neighbors. Carmen was proud to serve aboard the USS Tuscaloosa during World War II in both the Atlantic and Pacific campaigns, for which he received many honors. He is survived by his sister Catherine Ryan of Richmond Hill, N.Y.; sisters-in-law Esther Coppola of Copaigue, N.Y., and Ruth Keating of Farmingdale, N.Y.; and six nieces and nephews. He was great-uncle to nine. Carmens ability to find joy in each day and unending love for his family and friends is his legacy. His word was his bond. Now reunited with his beloved wife, Jo, he will be deeply missed and remembered with love always. Visitation is from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at Fero Funeral Home with Military Honors and interment to follow at Fero Memorial Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to Fero Funeral Home, www. ferofuneralhome.com. Howard Buchanan Sr., 80LECANTOHoward E. Buchanan Sr., 80, of Lecanto, Fla., passed away unexpectedly Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. He was born July 2, 1932, in Wellsburg, W.Va., the son of the late Walker and Elizabeth Buchanan. Howard was a Korean War Marine veteran and a member of the 25 year Club of Weirton Steel. He was preceded in death by his first wife Virginia Graziani Buchanan; his daughter June McCarty; his sister Annabelle Serafine; and brother Harley Buchanan. Surviving are his wife Jeanine; his children Bonnie (John) Torino of Belleview, Jess (Danette) Buchanan of Follansbee, W.Va., and Howard (Lorraine) Buchanan Jr. of Tampa; his grandchildren Jeremy and Tyler Buchanan, Jason and Jenna McCarty, Jessica and Nicholas Torino and Blake Buchanan; and his sisters Maxine Diserio and Ruth Doyle. Arrangements are under the direction of Wilder Funeral Home in Homosassa. Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at Fountains Memorial Park Mausoleum, Homosassa, www.wilderfuneral.com.Charles Dunham, 84 FLORAL CITYCharles Melville Dunham, 84, Floral City, died Dec. 17, 2013. Inurnment will be at the Florida National Cemetery. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory is in charge of private arrangements. Agnes McSharry, 76INVERNESS Agnes T. McSharry, 76, of Inverness, Fla., died Feb. 17, 2013, at her home under the loving care of her family and Hospice of Citrus County. Agnes was born Sept. 18, 1936, in Glasgow, Scotland, the daughter of Neil and Agnes Foley. She was a homemaker. Agnes moved to Inverness in 2003 from Queens, N.Y. She was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church and served as a Eucharistic minister in New York. Survivors include her husband, Michael F. McSharry of Inverness; children Carmel M. McSharry of Inverness, Michael P McSharry and his wife Toni of Inverness, and Sean M. McSharry of Astoria, N.Y.; sister Kathleen OConner of Scotland; and grandchildren Ashley Marie and Michael Anthony, both of Inverness. The family will receive friends between the hours of 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at the Heinz Funeral Home, with a vigil at 5:30. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Inverness. Interment will be at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell. Heinz Funeral Home & Cremation, Inverness. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Alvera Isabelle, 90 CRYSTAL RIVERAlvera F. Isabelle, 90, Crystal River, formerly of Inverness, died Feb. 17, 2013, at Hospice of Citrus County. Mrs. Isabelle was born Sept. 14, 1922, in Rockville Centre, N.Y., to the late Randolph and Grace (Riegel) Taylor and came to Inverness in 1979 from East Islip, N.Y. She was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Parish and the wife of the late Dennis Isabelle, who preceded her in death Dec. 11, 1984. She is survived by her three children Denise Keever and husband Larry of Pensacola Beach, Gary Isabelle and wife Renee of Eustis, and Tomas Isabelle and wife Beverly of Crystal River; her brother and sister Randolph Taylor and Barbara Thares; and four grandchildren, Mikaela, Patrick, Taylor and Nicole. She was preceded in death by a brother, Donald; and two sisters, Grace and Jeanne. The Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church with Fr. Michael Smith, celebrant. Interment at a later date in Oak Ridge Cemetery. Reposing hours are at the Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home on Thursday from 10 a.m., until leaving for the church at 10:45 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to Hospice of Citrus County, P .O. Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL 34464. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Louis Suro, 76LECANTOLouis Raul Suro, 76, of Lecanto, Fla., died Feb. 16, 2013, at the HPH Hospice House in Lecanto. Louis was born Feb. 3, 1937, in New York, N.Y., the son of David and Paquita Suro. He was a meat cutter and union representative. Louis moved to Citrus County in 2002 from Bronx, N.Y. He loved baseball. Louis was Catholic. He was a member of the Spanish American Club. He was preceded in death by his sister Irma Rivera. Survivors include his companion Mary Ocasio of Lecanto; daughters Dana Suro Ng of Canyon County, Calif., and Frances Suro of Bronx, N.Y.; brother David Suro of New Jersey; sisters Lydia Gordon of Lecanto and Delia Suro of New Jersey; and several nieces and nephews. The family of Mr. Suro will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at the Heinz Funeral Home, with a vigil service beginning at 4 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton Catholic Church in Citrus Springs. Father Charles Leke will preside. In lieu of flowers, donationsmay be made to HPH Hospice, 3545 N. Lecanto Highway, Beverly Hills, FL 344653503. Heinz Funeral Home & Cremation, Inverness. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Charles Frazer Sr., 80CRYSTAL RIVERMr. Charles D. Frazer, Sr., age 80 of Crystal River, Florida, died Friday, February 15, 2013 in Lecanto, FL. He was born April 18, 1932 in Queens, NY, son of William and Florence (Beardall) Frazer. He was a veteran and served during the Korean Conflict. He worked as a supervisor for American Airlines and moved to Crystal River, Florida from Long Island, E. Islip, NY in 1990. Mr. Frazer was preceded in death by his parents and 2 sons, James Frazer and Brian Frazer. Survivors include 2 sons, Steven T. Frazer of Crystal River and Charles D. Frazer, Jr. of Bolton, MA, daughter, Kathleen D. Frazer of Crystal River, 10 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 3:00 6:00 PM, Friday, February 22, 2013 at the Homosassa Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes. Private Entombment will be held at Fountains Memorial Park, Homosassa on a later date. Friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Hospice of Citrus County, P .O. Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL 34464. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.Hooper FuneralHome.com. Jean Beach Lengowicz, 82 ASHBURN, VA.Jean Beach Lengowicz, 82, of Ashburn, Va., formerly of Homosassa Springs, Fla., died peacefully Feb. 14, 2013. Jean was born in Calais, Maine. She graduated from Lynn Classical High School 1947 in Lynn, Mass. Jean lived in the Lynn/Salem area until 1972 when she moved to Andover, Mass. She was a stay-at-home mother/ homemaker. In 1981 Jean and husband Ed moved to Homosassa Springs, after Eds retirement. During their retirement, Jean was an avid golfer, bingo player, traveler, bowler and a past president of the Sugarmill Woods Homeowners Association. Jean was also a proud member of the Citrus County Cruisers. In 2006, Ed and Jean moved to Virginia. Jean was preceded in death by husband Edward Lengowicz. She is survived by daughter Joanne Roehling; son-in-law Charles Roehling; granddaughters Amber Jean Roehling and Morgan Lee Roehling (Ashburn, Va.); sister Rena Doughty (Deer Island, NB, Canada). She was also preceded in death by sisters Juanita Mim Parks, Francis Polly Hooper and Melba Lord. She is also survived by stepsons Stephen and Kenneth Walsh (Southampton, Mass.); stepdaughters Linda Salmeri (East Bridgewater, Mass.) and Lisa Lengowicz (Raleigh, N.C.); several nieces/ nephews; and more than 20 grandchildren/greatgrandchildren. She will be missed by all. Jean will be buried with Ed at Quantico National Cemetery. The family will be holding a small memorial service in March. Please send condolences to www.colonialfuneral home.com. Katherine Shea, 63 BEVERLY HILLSKatherine M. Shea,63, of Beverly Hills, Fla., died Feb. 15, 2013,under the care Hospice of Citrus County in Lecanto. Arrangements by McGan Cremation Service LLC, Hernando. A6 T UESDAY, F EBRUARY19, 2013 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE CRYSTAL RIVER INVERNESS 352-795-5700 GARDNERAUDIOLOGY.COM 000DXC7 what? HEAR WHAT YOUVE BEEN MISSING. FERO FERO Memorial Gardens & Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home Funeral Home 000DY9P 352 746-4646 352 746-4646 www.dignitymemorial.com S ERVING F AMILIES FOR S ERVING F AMILIES FOR 37 YEARS WITH 37 YEARS WITH D IGNITY & R ESPECT D IGNITY & R ESPECT Beverly Hills Beverly Hills 000DH1U Serving Our Community... Meeting Your Needs! Richard T. Brown Licensed Funeral Director Fax: 352-795-6694 5430 West Gulf to Lake Hwy. Lecanto, FL 34461 352-795-0111 brownfh@tampabay.rr.com / www.brownfuneralhome.com 000DWD3 Funeral Home With Crematory C h a s E D a v i s Chas. E. Davis 726-8323 ANNA KRAUSE Graveside Service: Tues. 2:00 PM Florida National Cemetery KEVIN SIDE Private Arrangements MARY MCCELLAND Private Arrangements ROBERT FIGLEY Viewing: Wed. 1-3:00 PM Service: Wed. 3:00 PM CHARLES DUNHAM Private Arrangements ALVERA ISABELLE Arrangements Pending Closing time for placing ad is 4 business days prior to run date. There are advanced deadlines for holidays. To Place YourIn Memory ad, Judy Moseley at 564-2917 jmoseley@chronicleonline.com Obituaries Louis Suro Alvera Isabelle Agnes McSharry Howard Buchanan Carmen Coppola OBITUARIES Chronicle policy permits free and paid obituaries. Obituaries must be verified with the funeral home or society in charge of the arrangements. Free obituaries, run one day, can include: full name of deceased; age; hometown/state; date of death; place of death; date, time and place of visitation and funeral services. Obituaries will be posted at www. chronicleonline.com. Associated PressSACRAMENTO, Calif. Pat Derby a former Hollywood trainer for Flipper, Lassie and other performing animals who later devoted her life to protecting them after seeing widespread abuse has died at age 69, her organization said Monday. Derby, who had throat cancer, died Friday at her home in the biggest of the animal sanctuaries run by her organization, the Performing Animal Welfare Society, or PAWS, in San Andreas, Calif., outside Sacramento. Her longtime partner and the organizations co-founder, Ed Stewart, was at her side, a PAWS statement said. During the 1960s and 1970s, Derby worked on television shows like Flipper, Daktari, Gunsmoke and Lassie, and wrangled a pair of pumas, Chauncey and Christopher, that appeared with modelactress Farrah Fawcett in popular commercials for the Mercury Cougar. Derby said she developed her own training methods based on love Flipper, Lassie trainerturned-activist dies at 69

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Associated PressGLOUCESTER, Mass. His citys best fishing days are long past it, but lifelong Gloucester resident Ron Gilson still sees what once, was when he drives past what remains. Theres the waterfront lot, littered with discarded fishing nets and lobster pots, where vessels in the famed fishing fleet once docked. The clatter and grit of a top maritime machine shop downtown has been replaced by a banquet hall. On the state fish pier, where Gilson briefly parks, the sounds of yearround work have given way to the quiet whirr of his idling Prius. To the 79-year-old, the decline of the industry has stolen jobs, community spirit and opportunity. And its not over, Gilson said. This is the lowest point, he declared recently. Tomorrow will be lower. In May, New Englands fishermen will again see a cut to the number of fish they can catch, this time so deeply that the historic industrys existence is threatened from Rhode Island to Maine. But as hard as the cuts are likely to hit fishing communities, local seafood eaters may not notice at all. In the regions markets, grocery stores and restaurants, imported fish dominate, and the cuts make that less likely to change. The cuts will shrink the catch limit 77 percent for cod in the Gulf of Maine and 61 percent for cod in Georges Bank, off southeastern Massachusetts. Thats the worst of a series of reductions to the catch of bottom-dwelling groundfish, such as haddock and flounder, that many fear could be fatal to the industry. Theyre going to wipe it out! said Gilson. The only thing thats going to be the same is the ocean youre looking at. For fish consumers, a sharp drop in the local groundfish catch may jar a select group of diners who seek fish caught that day. But the cuts effects may not ripple further than that. Just 9 percent of the seafood eaten in the United States is domestically caught, the federal government estimates. In New England, locally caught cod was just a slightly larger fraction of all cod eaten, 12 percent, according to fisheries economist Jenny Sun of the Portland, Maine-based Gulf of Maine Research Institute. And she estimates that could drop to 4 percent after the coming cuts. Much of the imported cod is caught and frozen in Norway and cut in China, and theres plenty of it, Sun said. If the local cod catch dips to near nothing, fish processors could easily fill in with imports, Sun said. In fact, the biggest issue for one Maine seafood processing executive has been the perception that the New England industrys troubles mean he wont have fish. But prices will likely change little after the cuts because substitutes are plentiful, said Chris Fream, senior sales executive at North Atlantic Inc., a processor in Portland, Maine. The sky certainly isnt falling because a) we knew it was coming and b) weve prepared for it and theres other species that are around, he said. The remaining fishermen have limited options. The Northeasts groundfish fleet had 420 boats in 2011, a drop of 150 in just two years, and many of those who continue to fish do so because they have no choice. Scituate fisherman Frank Mirarchi noted wryly that, at 69, he has few employment options. The fishermen he cooperates with, pooling quota and resources, have discussed taking even more boats out of the water and trying to hang in with whatever they can catch. This is not a long-term strategy, Mirarchi said. Something needs to happen before 2014 or we all go down the tubes. The crew on Gloucester fisherman Richard Burgesss two boats are family, and he said he hasnt considered selling out of the business. I put them out on the street, where are they going to get a goddamn job? he said. And these are men who have devoted their lives to feeding the country fresh fish. And now the country is stabbing us in the heart. N ATIONC ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE T UESDAY, F EBRUARY19, 2013 A9 000DXIL HOME SERVICES Landscaping & Water Gardens Complete Landscape Design & Installation Ponds Waterfalls Brick Pavers Retaining Walls Patios Outdoor Lighting Outdoor Kitchens BushHomeServices.com Green Egg & Fire Magic Supplies Denny Dingler, HAS Audioprosthologist HEAR BETTER NOW! 100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEED 30th Year of Experience You Can Trust 4 Year Warranties Full Time Service 2 0 0 9 2 0 0 9 211 S. Apopka Ave., Inverness 726-4327 Since 1983 Professional Hearing Centers 000DWCP www.InvernessHearing.com 000E32S Fishings decline looms Seafood eaters may not notice Associated Press Ron Gilson, a 79-year-old life Gloucester native, walks along the fish pier in Gloucester, Mass. In Gilson's life he's worked throughout the fishing industry from working on the wharf in his youth to a historian on Gloucester in his later life. In May, a massive reduction is coming to the catch limit for cod caught in the Gulf of Maine, just outside Gloucester Harbor, and the cuts are acknowledged by fishermen, regulators and environmentalists to be devastating, and perhaps fatal, for the historic industry.

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Base marks first anniversary of crashFORT WALTON BEACH A military base in the Florida Panhandle is remembering four airmen killed with their reconnaissance plane crashed in Africa last year. The four airmen were members of the Air Force 1st Special Operations Wing. They were based at Hurlburt Field. Monday marked the first anniversary of the crash near the only U.S. base in Africa. Military officials said the crew had been returning from a mission in support of the Afghanistan war. Friends and family of Capt. Nicholas Whitlock, Capt. Ryan Hall, 1st Lt. Justin Wilkens and Senior Airman Julian Scholten told the Northwest Florida Daily News that they held a private memorial service Monday at Hurlburt. Pregnant woman charged in adoption scam UMATILLA A central Florida woman is facing grand theft charges after authorities said she fleeced several adoption agencies. Marion County sheriffs detectives said 33year-old Deana Marie Day made an agreement through a South Florida law firm to give her child up for adoption. One firm allegedly paid her more than $6,000 in living expenses. But authorities said while Day was collecting money from that firm, she was also receiving money from other firms for the same services. The child is scheduled to be born later this month. Day was charged with adoption fraud and grand theft. Politically weary, Sink focuses on business growthTAMPA Former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink is debating whether to seek a rematch next year against Republican incumbent Rick Scott. The 64-year-old Tampa banker is torn. She wants to develop ideas through her Florida Next foundation to make the state a place where startup businesses flourish. She also knows that her ideas would go much further if she sat in the governors office. She just doesnt know if she has the will for another campaign. A big reason is the loss of her husband, Bill McBride. She was strategizing with him about another gubernatorial run before he died suddenly of a heart attack in December. She said his death has made it less likely that she will run. FHP to raise awareness about hit-and-runsORLANDO The Florida Highway Patrol is trying to raise awareness about hit-and-run crashes. According to FHP, law enforcement officers statewide investigated nearly 77,000 hitand-run crashes last year. Officials said those crashes injured 17,000 people and killed 168. Four stabbed with pocket knife ORLANDO Two men have been arrested in connection with a quadruple stabbing in Orlando. Police said the victims were taken to a local hospital early Monday morning with non-life threatening injuries. A police statement said 19-year-old Joel Garcia Jr. is being charged with attempted murder and 20-year-old Wilfredo Caussade with resisting an officer and tampering with evidence. Both have been transported to the Orange County Jail and could face additional charges. It was not immediately known if either have an attorney. Police said officers responded to a large fight and found a folding pocket knife was used in the attacks. Bennett: State needs Plan B for FCATTALLAHASSEE Floridas new education commissioner said the state needs a Plan B in case the anticipated replacement for the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test, or FCAT, fails to materialize or is delayed. Commissioner Tony Bennett told the State Board of Education at the panels meeting Monday in Orlando that hell offer such a plan in the next couple months. The board also received a letter from Gov. Rick Scott pitching his proposal to give all teachers a $2,500 pay raise. The board had no immediate response. The Republican governor defended his break from GOP orthodoxy. Republicans have in recent years promoted merit pay as opposed to an across-the-board raise. Planes breach no-fly zone over Obama vacation PALM CITY Federal Aviation Administration officials said theyre investigating three more apparent breaches of the no-fly zone above President Barack Obamas vacation spot along Floridas Atlantic coastline. According to the FAA, a Lancair 320 allegedly entered the temporarily restricted airspace Saturday afternoon. The plane was flying from Boca Raton to DeLand. On Sunday morning, FAA officials said a Cessna allegedly entered the restricted flight area. The plane landed at Okeechobee Airport. A Robinson R44 helicopter allegedly entered the restricted zone Sunday afternoon. The FAA said the helicopter landed at Okeechobee Airport. Associated PressTALLAHASSEE The Republican-dominated Legislature has asked the Florida Supreme Court to throw out a legal challenge to its 2012 redistricting plan for the state Senate. The high court put the case on a fast track Monday, setting tight deadlines for additional filings. Former Justice Raoul Cantero submitted the petition on behalf of the House and Senate on Friday. Cantero argued that only the Supreme Court can decide legislative redistricting cases and that the justices already have done so. Hes asking the high court to order a trial judge to dismiss a challenge to the Senate map lodged by the League of Women Voters of Florida, Common Cause, National Council of La Raza and several individual plaintiffs. The justices ordered the plaintiffs to respond by Feb. 28 and gave the Legislature until March 5 to reply. Circuit Judge Terry Lewis rejected the Legislatures claim last month in Tallahassee and ordered the case to proceed. Lewis wrote that the Legislatures argument flies in the face of case law. He cited prior Supreme Court and appellate rulings that said trial courts have jurisdiction over redistricting challenges. The pending lawsuit alleges the Senate map violates an anti-gerry mandering amendment to the Florida Constitution by favoring incumbents and the GOP Information that has emerged in connection with the lawsuit, as well as a similar challenge to a new congressional map, includes emails showing top GOP officials met in late 2010 to brainstorm redistricting with political consultants and legislative staffers involved in the remapping process thats done every 10 years. The states Fair Districts amendment also requires that redistricting maps protect the ability of minorities to elect candidates of their choice and follow city and county or natural boundaries whenever possible. The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE A prominent senator said Monday he will file a bill placing a moratorium on Internet cafes a measure that could become the only major legislation dealing with gambling to be heard by the Legislature this year. The comments from Sen. John Thrasher, R-St. Augustine, came near the end of what is expected to be the final meeting of the Senate Gaming Committee until at least the end of the legislative session. Thrasher was responding to concerns among some lawmakers that the issue of Internet cafes might not be addressed in the session that begins March 5. There will be a bill that places a moratorium on Internet cafes for this year for consideration, said Thrasher, who chairs the powerful Senate Rules Committee. Legislators grappled with the issue of Internet cafes, which critics argue are illegal games similar to slot machines, in 2012 but were unable to come to an agreement. Some lawmakers want the businesses banned altogether; others simply want to regulate them. The industry says it offers computerized versions of legal sweepstakes. It wasnt clear how wideranging Thrashers moratorium would be; he didnt elaborate on the proposal at the committee meeting and didnt immediately return a message left at his office seeking comment. The Coalition of Internet Cafes, an industry group, reacted cautiously to the statement. From the beginning, we have advocated for increased regulation over an outright ban, agreed that technology has outpaced current law and that there may be some bad operators in the industry, spokeswoman Sarah Bascom said in a statement. Depending upon exact details of a proposed moratorium bill, if it allows for existing law-abiding operators and employers to continue in their existing capacity, we believe our coalition will support legislation along these lines. A10 T UESDAY, F EBRUARY19, 2013 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE S TATE 000E2VR BayAreaCool.com IF THIS IS NOT YOUR BEST TUNE UP EVER, THEN ITS FREE! WE SERVICE ALL BRANDS & MODELS! NOW JUST $ 69! 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B USINESS C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE T UESDAY, F EBRUARY19, 2013 A11 000E2BX Crystal River 305 S.E. US 19 352-795-7223 Associated PressATLANTA A leak in a fuel oil return line caused the engine-room fire that disabled a Carnival cruise ship at sea, leaving 4,200 people without power or working toilets for five days, a Coast Guard official said Monday. Cmdr. Teresa Hatfield addressed the finding in a conference call with reporters and estimated that the investigation of the disabled ship, the Carnival Triumph, would take six months. Hatfield said the Bahamas where the ship is registered, or flagged is leading the investigation, with the Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board representing U.S. interests in the probe. The vessel was in international waters at the time of the incident. She said investigators have been with the ship since it arrived Thursday in Mobile. Since then, she said, interviews have been conducted with passengers and crew and forensic analysis has been performed on the ship. She said the crew responded appropriately to the fire. They did a very good job, she said. In an email after Mondays conference call, Coast Guard spokesman Carlos Diaz described the oil return line that leaked as stretching from the ships No. 6 engine to the fuel tank. A Carnival Cruise Lines spokesman said in an email Monday that the company agreed with the Coast Guards findings about the fire source. Andrew Coggins, a former Navy commander who was a chief engineer and is now a professor at Pace University in New York and an expert on the cruise industry, said the fire could potentially have been serious. The problem is the oils under pressure, he said. What happens in the case of a fuel oil leak where you have a fire like that is it leaks in such a way that it sprays out in a mist. In the engine room you have many hot surfaces, so once the mist hits a hot surface it will flash into flame. If the crew hadnt reacted quickly and the fire suppression system hadnt worked properly, he said, the fire from the engine room would have eventually burned through to other parts of the ship. Engine room fires that cant be suppressed generally result in the loss of the entire ship, he said. Coast Guard: Fuel oil leak caused fire Associated Press The cruise ship Carnival Triumph is towed into Mobile Bay on Thursday near Dauphin Island, Ala. A leak in a fuel oil return line caused the engine-room fire that disabled a the ship at sea, leaving 4,200 people without power or working toilets for five days, a Coast Guard official said Monday. Business HIGHLIGHTS Miss. part of $29M Toyota settlementJACKSON, Miss. Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says Mississippi will receive about $561,288 in a multi-state settlement with Toyota Motor Corp. over problems with accelerator pedals. Hood said Mississippi will be getting part of a $29 million pot split among 29 different states and American Samoa. States attorneys general claimed Toyota failed to disclose dangerous safety defects with its accelerator pedals in a timely fashion. They sued Toyota after it recalled 14 million vehicles globally in 2009 and 2010 for accelerating without warning. As part of the settlement, Toyota said it will make vehicle information more easily accessible and deal more quickly with complaints and pay some restitution to owners. Toyota blames sticky gas pedals and faulty floor mats for the acceleration issue. WSJ: OfficeMax, Office Depot in merger talksNEW YORK The Wall Street Journal is reporting OfficeMax Inc. and Office Depot Inc. are talking about combining their companies. The newspaper, citing unidentified people familiar with the matter, said Monday talks are at an advanced stage, and an announcement could come as early as this week. OfficeMax reports its fourthquarter results on Thursday, while Office Depot is expected to report results next week. Representatives of both companies declined to comment on merger talks. Boca Raton, Fla.-based Office Depot has about 1,675 stores worldwide, mostly in the U.S. and Canada. OfficeMax, based in Naperville, Ill., has about 900 stores in the U.S. and Mexico. If the two companies merged, they could close stores that compete against each other, as well as reduce costs. Readers Digest parent files for Chapter 11 NEW YORK The parent company of Readers Digest has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection for the second time in less than four years, saying it needs to cut its debt so it can keep restructuring. RDA Holding Co. says it will keep publishing the magazine during the bankruptcy, and aims to be out of Chapter 11 within six months. The circulation of Readers Digest has declined because of competition from the Internet shrinking by nearly two-thirds since 1995 but it is still one of the worlds most-read magazines. The New York company said late Sunday that it plans to cut its debt load by 80 percent during the restructuring, leaving it with about $100 million in debt. It said it has already reached agreements with its secured lender and more than 70 percent of its secured noteholders. A group of its creditors have supplied $45 million in new financing to help Readers Digest go through the process as part of a $105 million loan to repay existing bank debt. Express Scripts 4Q profit up 74 percentST. LOUIS Mail-order and online druggist Express Scripts said on Monday its earnings jumped almost 74 percent as more people used generic drugs and it continued to absorb Medco Health Solutions. Express Scripts Holding Co. acquired Medco last April, making it the largest pharmacy benefits manager by far. It now manages more than a billion prescriptions every year. The companys outlook for this year also topped Wall Street expectations. Express Scripts earned $504.1 million, or 61 cents per share, in its fourth quarter, which ended Dec. 31. Its adjusted earnings were $1.05 per share, slightly better than the $1.02 per share expected by analysts polled by FactSet. Revenue more than doubled to $27.41 billion. Analysts predicted $27 billion. In the fourth quarter a year ago, it earned $290.4 million, or 59 cents per share. Revenue was $12.1 billion. From wire reports Associated Press A worker of the Doly-Com abattoir, one of the two units checked by Romanian authorities in the horse meat scandal, pauses Feb. 12 in the village of Roma, northern Romania. On Monday, Romanian officials scrambled to defend two plants implicated in the scandal, saying the meat was properly declared and any fraud was committed elsewhere. Associated PressBERLIN German officials on Monday vowed tighter controls on meat products and stronger penalties for companies that violate food-labeling rules as more items marketed as all beef were pulled from supermarket shelves after testing positive for horse meat. Germany, Europes largest economy, is one of several countries across the continent investigating the improper use of horsemeat and mislabeling of meat products in a still-unfolding scandal. Consumer Protection Minister Ilse Aigner and her state counterparts announced a 10-point plan seeking to allay Germans fears after five national supermarkets recalled lasagna, chili, tortellini and goulash all with traces of horse meat. Most recently, German discount supermarket Lidl on Monday said it had recalled Combino brand Beef Tortelloni, sold at its stores in Austria, after tests showed it contained horse meat. Aigner said Germany will step up testing and look for any meat not clearly noted on the label not just horse. I cant say this is the end, she told reporters. We have to count on other cases being discovered. In addition to implementing a European Union action plan on testing meat products, some of Germanys other plans include making sure consumers are more quickly informed as soon as a company has detected that its product may be mislabeled, and facilitating better information flow between state and federal agencies. Horse meat has turned up across Europe in frozen supermarket meals such as burgers and lasagna, as well as in in beef pasta sauce, on restaurant menus, in school lunches and in hospital meals. Millions of products were pulled from store shelves in Britain, Ireland, France, Spain, Germany, Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Norway after the scandal broke, and supermarkets and food suppliers were told to test processed beef products for horse DNA. European officials have said the scandal is the result of fraud, and possibly an international criminal conspiracy to pass off cheap horse meat as more expensive beef. And although officials say that eating horse meat is not generally dangerous, the scandal has upset people in places where such meat traditionally is not eaten. France agreed on Monday to partially restore the health certification of a meat seller at the heart of the uproar. In a decision just ahead of a meeting between French government officials and workers at the Spanghero company, French Agriculture Minister Stephane Le Foll said he would allow it to resume production of ground meat, sausages and some cooked goods after inspectors found nothing amiss there over the weekend. However, frozen goods to be sold and processed elsewhere, which were the center of questions over whether Spanghero officials deliberately passed off horse meat as beef, remain off limits for the company. The French agriculture minister reiterated at a news conference the allegation of fraud at the plant in southern France but said the workers arent responsible. The governments final report is due Friday. The French government has said the chain of fraudulent sales reaches across 28 firms in 13 countries. Germany: Tighter controls needed on meat products Horse meat has turned up across Europe in frozen supermarket meals such as burgers and lasagna, as well as in in beef pasta sauce, on restaurant menus, in school lunches and in hospital meals. Associated PressWASHINGTON Vernon Hugh Bowman seems comfortable with the old way of doing things, right down to the rotarydial telephone he said he was using in a conference call with reporters. But the 75-year-old Indiana farmer figured out a way to benefit from a hightechnology product, soybeans that are resistant to weed-killers, without always paying the high price that such genetically engineered seeds typically bring. In so doing, he ignited a legal fight with seed-giant Monsanto Co. that has now come before the Supreme Court, with argument taking place Tuesday. The court case poses the question of whether Bowmans actions violated the patent rights held by Monsanto, which developed soybean and other seeds that survive when farmers spray their fields with the companys Roundup brand weed-killer. The seeds dominate American agriculture. To protect its investment in their development, Monsanto has a policy that prohibits farmers from saving or reusing the seeds once the crop is grown. Farmers must buy new seeds every year. Like almost every other farmer in Indiana, Bowman used the patented seeds for his main crop. But for a risky, lateseason crop on his 300 acres in Sandborn, Bowman said, I wanted a cheap source of seed. He couldnt reuse his own beans or buy seeds from other farmers who had similar agreements with Monsanto and other companies licensed to sell genetically engineered seeds. Dealers he used to buy cheap seed from no longer carry unmodified seeds. So Bowman found what looked like a loophole and went to a grain elevator that held soybeans it typically sells for feed, milling and other uses, but not as seed. Bowman reasoned that most of those soybeans also would be resistant to weed killers, as they initially came from herbicide-resistant seeds, too. He was right, and he repeated the practice over eight years. He didnt try to keep it a secret from Monsanto and in October 2007, the company sued him for violating its patent. High-stakes fight over soybeans at high court Associated PressTwo major sponsors, Oakley and Nike, distanced themselves from Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius on Monday after the South African sports star was charged with murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend. Oakley, the eyewear maker, suspended its contract with Pistorius. And Nike, which sells shoes and other athletic gear, said it has no plans to use him in future ad campaigns. Pistorius lost both of his legs in childhood. Racing on carbon-fiber blades, he was the first amputee athlete to run at the world championships in 2011, and he made history competing in the London Olympics last year. His success at overcoming hardship made him popular with South Africans, and a desirable pitchman for advertisers. On Thursday, he was arrested and charged with shooting his girlfriend to death in his home in South Africa. His family has denied that he murdered his girlfriend, the model Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius agent has canceled the athletes future scheduled races. Nike Inc. confirmed to The Associated Press on Monday that it had no plans to use Pistorius in future campaigns. Later on Monday, Oakley, in an emailed statement, said that in light of the recent allegations, Oakley is suspending its contract with Oscar Pistorius, effective immediately. Oakley, Nike put distance between brands, Pistorius

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O PINION Page A12 TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2013 Corridor makes sense Regretfully, I was not able to attend the open discussion at county last week on County Road 491 from State Road 44 to County Road 486. A number of good and useful topics were discussed and it looks like key players buy into the idea of jointly facilitating a medical/extended care park on both sides of the road. May I make a few suggestions which might help us make this dream and wonderful reality. First, to go first class, roadways and paths are essential. A light at Allen Ridge seems reasonable and useful. Be advised that this light might also be the access to Terra Vista II with all that implies for traffic and possible difficulties in laying out pathways on the east side of C.R. 491. And pathways on both sides are essential elements of an area with a high density of extended care residents and temporarily limited mobility patients. I see a meandering loop of paths on both sides of the road with at least two easy slope ramp overhead crossings. Second, the shopping center now going up at the intersection of C.R. 491 and C.R. 486 should be a model of accessibility for people who are on scooters or electric wheel chairs. Not only outside but inside the stores and eateries. Just because a person has limited mobility does not mean s/he has no disposable income nor an interest in getting out in the Citrus sunshine for a ride or push to a store or restaurant. Third, all utilities should be buried to assure usefulness in and after hurricanes and errant winds and tornadoes. Power should be buried at least to the auxiliary power sources, assuming Duke Energy will not bury cables from their facility. Data/TV/telephone/Internet should be carried in buried fiber optic cable with buried connections to as many county medical facilities and practitioners as possible. Being sick or hurt or bedridden or requiring of alternative means of transportation is bad but facing those issues and not being able to get medically attended because of downed overhead wiring is not acceptable in an area such as this one could be. A technician or practical nurse can operate, for instance, X-ray machines but the radiologist to read the results be she in Inverness or Butte, Mont., should be able to get them in seconds. One suggestion I definitely have is that each of the commissioners, certain senior county staff, and a number of the hospital administrators spend a day or so in the next months in a wheel chair and on a scooter while attempting to navigate streets and sidewalks, red light crossings, and stores/restaurants. I suspect any number of extended care and rehabilitation facilities in the county will be able to fix them up with suitable wheels. To modify an old saying, you must wheel the wheel to talk the talk. FYI: It will make for great theater and could even get national TV coverage. Who knows? Linus Upson Hernando Nugent good Rep I just had to respond to letter published Feb. 4 by Roger B. Krieger who wrongly misrepresented Rep. Richard Nugents record. He was not elected in 2010 as a Tea Party candidate. In fact, I was upset at the time that he had been selected by out-going Rep. Ginny BrownWaite late in the voting season to replace her in the race. Since then I have followed him closely by: 1. Following his voting record. 2. Watching him often on the house floor and Rules Committee on CSPAN. 3. Attending a local question and answer meeting. I have found him to be an honorable person. He has (or had) two sons in the service (at least one) of which has served in Afghanistan. He wants us out of there now, by the way. He voted against the Sandy money as it had many unrelated earmarks in it and was not offset at all in any spending reductions, which has become important as our debt has exploded. Also, he has no need of special fringe group money as he has had no viable Democratic opponent. David Matthews Crystal River T RACYC OLSON H ELEN S PIVEY B OB K NIGHT Special to the ChronicleA group of citizen advocates met last week to take the first step toward solving Kings Bays water problems once and for all. After this kickoff meeting, a steering committee was assembled to establish a privately-funded, nonprofit group that will tirelessly advocate for comprehensive solutions to the reduced flows, impaired water quality, proliferation of noxious algae and loss of water clarity that have plagued Kings Bay and diminished the local economy for more than 30 years. Dr. Robert Knight, director of the Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute, summarized the evidence that the observed impairments in Kings Bay have their origin in the spring shed, the 800-plus-square-mile area of Citrus and adjacent counties that receive and recharge rainfall feeding the springs and Kings Bay. This vast groundwater recharge basin is suffering from persistent regional drawdown, resulting in long-term declining spring flow. Adding insult to injury, the diminished recharge carries a continually increasing load of nitrogen derived from fertilizer and human and animal wastewater. Less flow and more nutrients add up to less flushing of the bay and the proliferation and accumulation of opportunistic floating and submerged algae. More algae mean less water clarity and reduced aesthetics and tourism. Loss of the formerly crystal clear water and native eelgrass that thrived in Kings Bay is damaging the cherished image of the Crystal River ecosystem. A number of well-intentioned efforts have been initiated over the past half century and many public dollars have been spent to try to improve the management and health of Kings Bay. However, any local resident can see with their own eyes these efforts have not been successful at solving the underlying problems of less spring flow and more nitrate nitrogen. A new vision and grass roots campaign for comprehensive restoration must be developed. The Kings Bay Alliance intends to carry that torch. Its mission is simple: to promote and accomplish comprehensive restoration and protection of Kings Bay and the recharge area that provides the groundwater flowing from its springs. This group will collaborate with other springs and environmental advocates along the Springs Coast and throughout Florida to develop a comprehensive restoration action plan for Kings Bay. This restoration action plan will be used to educate the public and local/state decision-makers about the ultimate causes of impairment and the steps that must be taken to achieve the goal of complete restoration and lasting protection. The Kings Bay Alliance will organize informational meetings to build the public support needed to achieve its restoration goals. Members will take their message and demands to local officials, the Southwest Florida Water Management District, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the governor to advocate for substantive measures to turn Kings Bay around to a path of recovery. The Kings Bay Alliance steering committee will meet on Feb. 27. The future of this organization will be dependent upon the efforts of dedicated members who share a common cause a bright and crystal clear future for Kings Bay.Tracy Colson, Helen Spivey and Bob Knight are members of the Kings Bay Alliance group. Little islands are all large prisons: one cannot look at the sea without wishing for the wings of a swallow. Sir Richard Burton, 1863 Group forms to restore bay CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE Founded by Albert M. Williamson You may differ with my choice, but not my right to choose. David S. Arthurs publisher emeritus EDITORIAL BOARD Gerry Mulligan .................................... publisherMike Arnold .............................................. editor Charlie Brennan ........................ managing editor Curt Ebitz .................................. citizen member Mac Harris ................................ citizen member Rebecca Martin .......................... guest member Brad Bautista .................................... copy chief MAJORITY RULES Adams motion ignites anger on commission C ounty Commissioner Scott Adams has a strong group of loyal supporters who believe hell expose misdeeds in government and out-of-control bureaucracy. While internal and external vigilance is appropriate to keep county government on the straight and narrow, Commissioner Adams has yet a separate contingent that questions if hes throwing grenades where theres no enemy. Without making a declaration, many of Adams fellow board members and some senior staffers appear to find themselves in the latter group, questioning if the newly elected commissioner plans to help strengthen county government or is content to be a cynic. Heated debate in commission meetings can serve the public well; unfortunately, at recent commission meetings differences on the board threaten to become more of a focal point than the actual business at hand. The most recent brouhaha: At the Feb. 12 commission meeting, Commissioner Adams questioned why County Administrator Brad Thorpe would order two cars when, at a meeting the month prior, the board agreed to freeze non-emergency vehicle purchases. In light of the freeze, Thorpe said the planned purchases were canceled the day prior to the January meeting. Adams contended the purchases were halted the day after the meeting, to which Thorpe said, It doesnt matter when it came through the system, I called before. To that Adams responded, in part: Ive lost confidence in your responsibility. Then make a motion to terminate me, Thorpe said. Thats what Adams did. And thats when the majority on the commission stood up for Thorpe and took aim at Adams. Adams motion died for lack of a second and dialogue at the meeting took on an edge of emotion. I do find it outrageous, Scott, that you would make a motion to fire Brad Thorpe for cancelling cars which he never even ordered, Commission Chairman Joe Meek said. Commissioner Dennis Damato sought to ease tensions by requesting staff bring the fleet policy, along with the number and types of county vehicles, including who has takehome cars. Commissioner Rebecca Bays said the degradation in dialogue made the commission look like buffoons and encouraged Adams to address concerns with the administrator and county attorney prior to taking up time at commission meetings. Commissioner John JJ Kenney told Brad Thorpe he loves him for all he does for the county. Meek noted his belief that Adams has wanted to oust Thorpe since his first meeting as a commissioner. Differences on support of the county administrator aside, Meek rightfully called on Adams to offer specifics about what he feels the commission should do to address revenue issues. Since youve been on the board, you continue to make political statements like: We need to live within out means; We need to cut our budget Heres the problem: Youve yet to get specific on cutting tell us where we can cut $12 to $14 million out of the budget. As a commissioner, Scott Adams and all on the board should speak up when after fact-checking something seems amiss. If the specifics of the vehicle purchase had been understood prior to the last meeting, a lot less time could have been squandered. County government is in a big financial bind. The more energy devoted to tackling the financial monster in the room, the better off well all be in the long run. THE ISSUE: Tension on commission. OUR OPINION: Firing administrator wont fix budget dilemma. OPINIONS INVITED The opinions expressed in Chronicle editorials are the opinions of the newspapers editorial board. All letters must be signed and include a phone number and hometown, including letters sent via email. Names and hometowns will be printed; phone numbers will not be published or given out. We reserve the right to edit letters for length, libel, fairness and good taste. Letters must be no longer than 600 words, and writers will be limited to four letters per month. SEND LETTERS TO: The Editor, 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429. Or, fax to 352563-3280 or email to letters@chronicleonline.com LETTERS to the Editor Is beach safe? I have not heard anything new or anything at all about the safety of Fort Island Gulf Beach and the water. I dont know if its safe for swimming. I dont know what the bacteria level is in the water. Id like to hear something about the safety of the water with the beach. I know they put a lot of new sand on the beach, but I dont know if that has improved the water quality. So see if they can respond to this information. Id like to know about the safety of the beach because putting new sand on the beach is not going to improve the water quality.Editors note: Unfortunately, severe budget cuts to the state health department cost 16 people their jobs at the local health department in September 2011. This meant certain functions had to be cut and beach water sampling was one of the programs eliminated. The county does provide monthly water samples to the health department, which notifies the public when the water is unsafe. Currently, the water is safe for swimming; however, it might be on the chilly side. THE CHRONICLEinvites you to call Sound Off with your opinions about local or statewide subjects. You do not need to leave your name, and h ave less than a minute to record. COMMENTS will be edited for length, libel, personal or political attacks and good taste. Editors will cut libelous material. OPINIONS expressed are purely those of the callers. S OUND OFF CALL 563-0579 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Other VOICES

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O PINION C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE T UESDAY, F EBRUARY19, 2013 A13 Administrator attacks misplaced It was disturbing to see Commissioner Scott Adams attack County Administrator Brad Thorpe this past week, calling for him to be fired. Thank goodness our other commissioners see the real world. Adams accuses the administrator and senior staff of all sorts of misdeeds that, in most, if not all cases, are very shallow or totally inaccurate. The enemy here is not the county staff. We in Citrus County face some very large issues that, it would seem, need all of our leaders working together to solve. Progress Energy Florida, it appears, made some very major errors in judgment in their attempt to repair problems at the nuclear power plant at Crystal River. These problems now are brought to the front by Duke Energy with non-payment of a large portion of their tax bill. Along with this huge issue are the financial issues facing this county and most others in the state of Florida due to the national recession. These problems are not generated by our county staff, county commissioners or any other local entity but all of us together here in Citrus County are going to have to find solutions and soon. I have known and worked with Brad Thorpe for almost 20 years. The man I know is a dedicated professional and an honest man who has always been willing to sit down across the table to discuss problems and try to find reasonable solutions. In the mid to late 1990s, I worked as the Citrus County administrator for Commissioners Brad Thorpe, Jim Fowler, Roger Batchelor, Gary Bartell and Vicki Phillips. With few exceptions, these commissioners came to me personally and privately to express problems and concerns with my performance or those of the staff. Naturally, if I could not solve the problem at hand after their discussion with me, the issue was brought forward at commission meetings. I can clearly recall Commissioners Fowler and Thorpe often having issues with me, as administrator in the 1990s, but they typically gave me the courtesy and opportunity to try to directly resolve the issue without a public display. I wonder if Commissioner Adams might find better results with a measured approach without rude disrespect for his fellow commissioners and the county staff. We dont need a local elected official who is following the example of some of our U.S. Congressmen who do nothing but name calling, finger pointing and taking care of selfinterests resulting in absolutely nothing getting done. Gary Kuhl former Citrus County administrator County leaders on right path We all need to surround ourselves with people who mean something to us, people to whom we can turn, knowing that it is our home. For this reason, I chose to get involved with the Citrus County Support Services more than 10 years ago. Yes, Ive seen many changes and many cuts. To name a few changes, the chaotic situation when commissioners felt outsiders could better serve as the county administrator. I spoke my opinion then and I will repeat it; Brad Thorpe has the interest of the people at heart and works diligently to meet the challenges of funding, staffing and maintenance of the county assets without depriving the seniors, the students, the young people and the families. Just when we think we have a commission which will work together for the good of the county and its people, we are again faced with one who wants to criticize and destroy what has taken so many years to build. Its absurd to pick up the paper and see the letter writing campaign which is actively supporting change or should I say chaos. And to read the letter from a citizen who wants to get rid of the assistant administrators, who by the way have taken on numerous extra duties in addition to the duties which they have performed without complaining, but with attention to details, such as cutting staff, reducing funding and programs, while spending tireless hours trying to put together a plan that will not change the quality of life in Citrus County. The quality of the personnel in support services has improved 110 percent since my first association with the department under previous administrators. Ive witnessed the effects of reduced funding and staff while the current administrator continues to excel in her service to the people of the county and in particular to the seniors and the veterans. Why would you consider abolishing these two positions when the county is faced with the most delicate situation of job losses which we know will trickle down to businesses, the real estate market, not to mention the quality of education and the quality of life? I challenge the people of Citrus County to stand up and be counted. Its obvious that there is a campaign for negative letters to the newspaper. Dont just sit there and let this negativism destroy our community while interruptive to a commission and staff with a full plate of serious business to attend to. Having come from the automotive city of Lansing, Mich., and having worked in federal, state and city government, I have experienced many situations like the power plant closing. I am a firm believer that the quality of life in Citrus County will be maintained as long as we share our ideas, support the commission and staff as they work through the hardships. Yes, we must diversify; I heard that for years when Lansing was so dependent upon the automotive industry. However, it took the reality of closed plants, torn down manufacturing facilities, shrinking tax dollars for education, and high unemployment rates to bring a sense of cooperation by all to rebuild their community. Change is inevitable. Perhaps change will need to be in the form of a tax increase. The tax increase discussed last year was very modest for the average citizen. It amounts to giving up a movie, a pack of cigarettes or a Big Meal once a month. Or, another consideration would be to park our vehicles for a day and lessen our consumption of fuel. Jan Squires Beverly Hills Statements outrageous Personal response to Commissioner Scott Adams: I found Commissioner Adams statements to and about Brad Thorpe and Richard Wesch insulting, and outrageous. As a Citrus County Realtor and a citizen member of the EDC, I feel now is the time for all residents to pull together and work together during this difficult time for our county different ideas and opinions should be offered in a positive manner and everyone treated with respect. I agree with Commissioner Joe Meeks statement to Adams, You have identified areas to cut costs ... you need to give us your specific cutting options. And with Commissioner Rebecca Bays thanks to you Mr. Adams, We look like buffoons acting like this...it really makes us look like the Hollywood Hillbillies. The EDC has done so much good in getting the word out about our wonderful area. Commissioner Adams actions and statements are so incredibly negative about our county administration. It can only hurt potential new residents and new businesses. I would suggest that Mr. Adams take a break from his mindless attacks and visit The Shed, The Freezer, Lollygaggers, The Ozello Outpost, or the new Seagrass to see and talk with visitors and residents alike who love our area and to just chill! Personally, I feel if Commissioner Adams was up for re-election tomorrow, Citrus County citizens and voters would not have to hear the vitriol from behind the dais, rather a team of commissioners working together for the benefit of all. Michael Stokley Homosassa Letters to the EDITOR 000E2II

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Art class Associated Press Eight-year-old Jillian Tunnicliff, from St. Joseph, Mich., joins dozens of students Monday during a Cookies & Canvas painting class led by artist Sarah Linder, at Upton Middle School in St. Joseph. Man who slapped toddler loses job MINNEAPOLIS A man charged with slapping a toddler on a Minneapolis-toAtlanta flight is out of a job, his former employer said Sunday. Joe Rickey Hundley, 60, of Hayden, Idaho, is no longer an employee of AGC Aerospace and Defense, Composites Group, Daniel Keeney of DPK Public Relations confirmed Sunday night. BK plans apology after Twitter hackSomebody hacked Burger Kings Twitter account on Monday, posting obscene messages and changing its profile picture to a McDonalds logo. The tweets stopped after a little more than an hour, and Burger King said it had reached out to Twitter to suspend the account. A Twitter spokesman did not immediately respond to a phone message left on Monday. Burger King, which usually tweets several times a week, said it was working to get the account back up. Typical tweets promoted sales on chicken sandwiches, or asked how many bites it takes to eat a chicken nugget. But just after noon on Monday, someone tweeted via Burger Kings account, We just got sold to McDonalds! They also changed the icon to rival McDonald Corp.s golden arches and the accounts background picture to McDonalds new Fish McBites. Colo. gun control advances DENVER Limits on the size of ammunition magazines and universal background checks passed the Colorado House on Monday, during a second day of emotional debates that has drawn attention from the White House as lawmakers try to address recent mass shootings. The bills were among four that the Democraticcontrolled House passed amid strong resistance from Republicans, who were joined by a few Democrats to make some of the votes close. From wire reports Nation BRIEFS N ATION & W ORLD Page A14 TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2013 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Monkey Associated Press A 15-day-old night monkey sits in a veterinarians palm Monday at a temporary shelter west of Bogota, Colombia. Sponsored by Bogotas Ministry of Environment, the shelter receives between 3,000 and 3,500 wild animals a year; some seized from poachers and others found hurt. An estimated $560,000 dollars are spent in the recovery and care of these animals. UK cyclists killed in Thailand LONDON A British couples round-the-world cycling odyssey ended in tragedy when both of them were killed in a road accident in Thailand. Peter Root and Mary Thompson, who had been chronicling their journey in a blog, died Wednesday when they were hit by a pickup truck in a province east of Bangkok, Thai police said Monday. The couple, both 34 and from Guernsey in the Channel Islands, left Britain in July 2011 and had cycled through Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia and China. NZ plans no-logo cigarette packsWELLINGTON, New Zealand New Zealands government wants to get even tougher against smoking by making tobacco companies remove their logos from cigarette packs. The country already has become one of the strictest anti-smoking countries by increasing taxes and making retailers hide packs below the counter. The new plain-packaging legislation would be similar to an Australian law that took effect in December. But Associate Minister of Health Tariana Turia said New Zealand will wait until a trade challenge in Australia plays out before introducing the new law.EU adds sanctions to NKoreaBRUSSELS The European Union imposed trade and economic sanctions on North Korea while condemning in the strongest terms the nations latest nuclear test. The 27 EU finance ministers also demanded North Korea abstain from further tests and urged it to sign the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty without delay. The statement came as the ministers met Monday in Brussels. Two charged in witch killing SYDNEY Papua New Guinea police have charged two people with the grisly killing of a woman who was tortured and burned alive in front of hundreds of people, including young children, after being accused of witchcraft. Janet Ware and Andrew Watea were charged with murder over the slaying of Kepari Leniata, a 20-yearold mother who was stripped, tortured with a hot iron rod, doused in gasoline and set alight on a pile of car tires and trash by a mob earlier this month. Leniata had been accused of sorcery by relatives of a 6-year-old boy who had died in a hospital. World BRIEFS From wire reports Associated PressCHICAGO Hip replacements are slightly more likely to fail in women than in men, according to one of the largest studies of its kind in U.S. patients. The risk of the implants failing is low, but women were 29 percent more likely than men to need a repeat surgery within the first three years. The message for women considering hip replacement surgery remains unclear. Its not known which models of hip implants perform best in women, even though women make up the majority of the more than 400,000 Americans who have full or partial hip replacements each year to ease the pain and loss of mobility caused by arthritis or injuries. This is the first step in what has to be a much longer-term research strategy to figure out why women have worse experiences, said Diana Zuckerman, president of the nonprofit National Research Center for Women & Families. Research in this area could save billions of dollars and prevent patients from experiencing the pain and inconvenience of surgeries to fix hip implants that go wrong. Researchers looked at more than 35,000 surgeries at 46 hospitals in the Kaiser Permanente health system. The research, published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine, was funded by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. After an average of three years, 2.3 percent of the women and 1.9 percent of the men had undergone revision surgery to fix a problem with the original hip replacement. Problems included instability, infection, broken bones and loosening. There is an increased risk of failure in women compared to men, said lead author Maria Inacio, an epidemiologist at Southern California Permanente Medical Group in San Diego. This is still a very small number of failures. Women tend to have smaller joints and bones than men, and so they tend to need smaller artificial hips. Devices with smaller femoral heads the ball-shaped part of the ball-and-socket joint in an artificial hip are more likely to dislocate and require a surgical repair. That explained some, but not all, of the difference between women and men in the study. Its not clear what else may have contributed to the gap. Womens hip implants more likely to fail Associated PressCARACAS, Venezuela President Hugo Chavez returned to Venezuela on Monday after more than two months of treatment in Cuba following cancer surgery, his government said, triggering street celebrations by supporters who welcomed him home while he remained out of sight at Caracas military hospital. Chavezs return was announced in a series of three messages on his Twitter account, the first of them reading: Weve arrived once again in our Venezuelan homeland. Thank you, my God!! Thank you, beloved nation!! We will continue our treatment here. They were the first messages to appear on Chavezs Twitter account since Nov. 1. Im clinging to Christ and trusting in my doctors and nurses, another tweet on Chavezs account said. Onward toward victory always!! We will live and we will triumph!! Vice President Nicolas Maduro said on television that Chavez arrived at 2:30 a.m. and was taken to the Dr. Carlos Arvelo Military Hospital in Caracas, where he will continue his treatment. Chavezs announced return to Caracas came less than three days after the government released the first photos of the president in more than two months, showing him looking bloated and smiling alongside his daughters. The government didnt release any additional images of Chavez upon his arrival in Caracas, and unanswered questions remain about where he stands in a difficult and prolonged struggle with an undisclosed type of pelvic cancer. Chavez was re-elected to a new six-year term in October, and his inauguration, originally scheduled for Jan. 10, was indefinitely postponed by lawmakers in a decision that the Supreme Court upheld despite complaints by the opposition. Some speculated that with Chavez back, he could finally be sworn in. Government officials didnt address that possibility. Information Minister Ernesto Villegas broke into song on television early Friday, exclaiming: Hes back, hes back! Bravo, Villegas said, before state television employees joined him in the studio clapping and celebrating. A giant inflated Chavez doll was placed beside a corner of the National Assembly building. Villegas reiterated in an interview with Venezuelan broadcaster Union Radio that Chavez is going through a difficult, hard and complex recovery process, and that his return doesnt change the difficult circumstances he has been in. Chavez back home Cancer-stricken leader makes surprise return from Cuba Associated Press Supporters of Venezuelas President Hugo Chavez celebrate his return Monday at Bolivar Square in Caracas, Venezuela. Chavez returned to Venezuela early Monday after more than two months of treatment in Cuba following cancer surgery, his government said, triggering street celebrations by supporters who welcomed him home while he remained out of sight at the Carlos Arvelo Military Hospital in Caracas. Associated PressWASHINGTON With scant snowfall and barren ski slopes in parts of the Midwest and Northeast the past couple of years, some scientists have pointed to global warming as the culprit. Then when a whopper of a blizzard smacked the Northeast with more than 2 feet of snow in some places earlier this month, some of the same people again blamed global warming. How can that be? Its been a joke among skeptics, pointing to what seems to be a brazen contradiction. But the answer lies in atmospheric physics. A warmer atmosphere can hold, and dump, more moisture, snow experts say. And two soon-to-bepublished studies demonstrate how there can be more giant blizzards yet less snow overall each year. Projections are that thats likely to continue with man-made global warming. Consider: The United States has been walloped by twice as many of the most extreme snowstorms in the past 50 years than in the previous 60 years, according to an upcoming study on extreme weather by leading federal and university climate scientists. This also fits with a dramatic upward trend in extreme winter precipitation both rain and snow in the Northeastern U.S. charted by the National Climatic Data Center. Yet the Global Snow Lab at Rutgers University says that spring snow cover in the Northern Hemisphere has shrunk on average by 1 million square miles in the last 45 years. And an upcoming study in the Journal of Climate says computer models predict annual global snowfall to shrink by more than a foot in the next 50 years. The studys author said most people live in parts of the United States that are likely to see annual snowfall drop between 30 and 70 percent by the end of the century. Shorter snow season, less snow overall, but the occasional knockout punch, Princeton University climate scientist Michael Oppenheimer said. Thats the new world we live in. Ten climate scientists said the idea of less snow and more blizzards makes sense: A warmer world is likely to decrease the overall amount of snow falling each year and shrink snow season. But when it is cold enough for a snowstorm to hit, the slightly warmer air is often carrying more moisture, producing potentially historic blizzards. Strong snowstorms thrive on the ragged edge of temperature warm enough for the air to hold lots of moisture, meaning lots of precipitation, but just cold enough for it to fall as snow, said Mark Serreze, director of the National Snow and Ice Data Center. Increasingly, it seems that were on that ragged edge. Scientists wont blame a specific event or even a specific seasonal change on global warming without doing intricate and timeconsuming studies. And they say they are just now getting a better picture of the complex intersection of man-made climate change and extreme snowfall. Snow or no snow? Its global warming Climate physics can lead to contradictory weather results

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Lakers won 10 trophies with long-time owner Associated PressLOS ANGELES Jerry Buss, the Los Angeles Lakers playboy owner who shepherded the NBA team to 10 championships from the Showtime dynasty of the 1980s to the Kobe Bryant era, died Monday. He was 80. He died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, said Bob Steiner, his assistant. Buss had been hospitalized for most of the past 18 months while undergoing cancer treatment, but the immediate cause of death was kidney failure, Steiner said. With his condition apparently worsening in recent weeks, several prominent former Lakers visited Buss to say goodbye. The NBA has lost a visionary owner whose influence on our league is incalculable and will be felt for decades to come, NBA Commissioner David Stern said. More importantly, we have lost a dear and valued friend. Under Buss leadership since 1979, the Lakers became Southern Californias most beloved sports franchise and a worldwide extension of Hollywood glamour. Buss acquired, nurtured and befriended a staggering array of talented players and basketball minds during his Hall of Fame tenure, from Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Bryant, Shaquille ONeal and Dwight Howard. Condolences to the Buss family, tweeted James Worthy, the Lakers Hall of Fame forward. Dr Buss was not only the greatest sports owner, but a true friend & just a really cool guy. Loved him dearly. Few owners in sports history can approach Buss accomplishments with the Lakers, who made the NBA finals 16 times through 2011 during his nearly 34 years in charge, winning 10 titles between 1980 and 2010. The Lakers easily are the NBAs winningest franchise since he bought the club, which is now run largely by Jim Buss and Jeanie Buss, two of his six children. We not only have lost our cherished father, but a beloved man of our community and a person respected by the world basketball community, the Buss family said in a statement issued by the Lakers. It was our fathers oftenstated desire and expectation that the Lakers remain in the Buss family. The Lakers have been our lives as well, and we will honor his wish and do everything in our power to continue his unparalleled legacy. Buss always referred to the Lakers as his extended family, and his players rewarded his fanlike excitement with devotion, friendship and two hands full of championship rings. Working with front-office executives Jerry West, Bill Sharman and Mitch Kupchak, Buss spent lavishly to win his titles despite Basketball/ B2 Hockey/ B2 Scoreboard/B3 Entertainment/ B4 Panthers blanked at home by Maple Leafs./B2 S PORTS Section B TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2013 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE SPORTS BRIEFS Miami behind Indiana in AP Top 25Indiana has held on to the No. 1 spot in The Associated Press Top 25 for the third straight week. The Hoosiers received 43 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel Monday. Miami had 20 No. 1 votes and moved up one spot to second. Gonzaga, with the other two first-place votes, climbed two spots to third. Michigan State rose from eighth to No. 4 and was followed by Florida, Duke, Michigan, Syracuse, Kansas and Louisville. VCU was the only newcomer to the poll this week. The Rams, who had been out of the rankings the last three weeks, moved in at No. 24. The only team to fall out of the rankings was Kentucky, which was No. 25 and dropped out after losing Florida and Tennessee last week. See page B3 for poll. Baylor still No. 1 in AP womens poll Baylor remains No. 1 in The Associated Press womens basketball poll for a seventh straight week. The Lady Bears routed Texas Tech and TCU and have 36 straight Big 12 regularseason victories. Baylor has already clinched the conferences regular-season title. The Lady Bears received 38 first-place votes, while UConn received the other two. The first six stayed unchanged with Notre Dame still ranked second. Stanford, Duke and California are after UConn. The Golden Bears were followed by Penn State, while Maryland and Kentucky were tied for eighth. The Wildcats visited No. 10 Texas A&M on Monday night. Nebraska and WisconsinGreen Bay entered the Top 25, taking the final two spots in the poll. Oklahoma and Iowa State dropped out. See page B3 for poll. Miami fires back at NCAA investigation CORAL GABLES Firing back for the first time at the long investigation of her schools athletic department, Miami President Donna Shalala has released a statement saying the Hurricanes have been wronged by what she called a flawed NCAA probe. Shalala says Miami wants a swift resolution with no additional penalties other than the ones the Hurricanes have already self-imposed, such as two missed bowl games, a missed Atlantic Coast Conference football championship game and scholarship reductions. Her statement came out a few hours after the NCAA said it would press on with its case against Miami, even after revealing that it was replacing the head of its enforcement department and throwing out all ill-gotten information gleaned from two depositions that could have been very damaging for the Hurricanes. Larson takes Battle At The Beach DAYTONA BEACH Kyle Larson passed C.E. Falk on the last lap to win the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model race on Monday night at the inaugural UNOH Battle At The Beach at Daytona International Speedway. Larson traded the lead with Falk three times in the final 10 laps. Larson, who started from the second position, led just two laps in the race. Ben Rhodes was second, followed by Falk in third. The Battle At The Beach is being contested on a 0.4-mile oval situated on the backstretch at Daytona. The NASCAR K&N Pro Series and NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will race today.From wire reports Associated Press Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss gets doused with champagne by members of his team on June 15, 1987, as he holds the NBA Championship trophy after the Lakers defeated the Boston Celtics 106-93 to win the NBA Championship in Inglewood, Calif. Buss, the Lakers playboy owner who shepherded the NBA franchise to 10 championships, has died. He was 80. Area track and field teams set to start season L ARRYB UGG CorrespondentIf Crystal River High girls track and field coach Lisa Carter is often wearing a smile, its because she has plenty of reason to be happy. Her girls traditionally own their district and usually take a nice carload of athletes to the state meet. It looks like 2013 is going to be more of the same. Citrus High and Lecanto High, on the other hand, were only able to send one girl apiece to state last year. Lecantos Anna Heinzman did win a pole vault state title. Carter has a number of state candidates once again this season. Im hoping to take as many girls to state as we can take, said Carter. Clarissa Consol (distance runner) is a standout right now. Angela Byrne (pole vault) is doing real well. Carter is also a very successful cross country coach, and the girls from that squad are important to the track team. This year, the cross country team is the foundation of my track team, she said. The cross country team had a lot of camaraderie. We had some new girls on the team. The newcomers liked it. They liked the social part of the team. They loved it. Clarissa and Chloe Lane should have been running cross country all four years. You can be recognized so much better in cross country. Three Pirate harriers are going to college on cross country scholarships. Kristen Dunlap, Clarissa Consol and Elizabeth Bruty all earned scholarships, Carter said. Elizabeth is going to St. Leo University. Kristen will run for PHCC. Clarissa is going to Stetson. My theory is that if you do track, you should do cross country. If you are good at one, you should be good at the other. Each feeds off the other. We are hoping for five girls to get to state. CR girls look to continue strong tradition Local teams at Lecanto The Crystal River, Citrus and Lecanto track and field teams will be competing at a 12-team meet in Lecanto today beginning at 4 p.m. See TRACK / Page B3 Buss dead at 80 Associated PressTAMPA Derek Jeter received an ovation that could be heard throughout Steinbrenner Field when he jogged onto the diamond for the New York Yankees first full-squad workout Monday. Jeter took part in most of the team drills, including on-field batting practice, for the first time since undergoing ankle surgery last October. The 38-year-old captain, who has been hitting in an indoor cage, also took part in a 25-minute defensive session at shortstop. It felt good, Jeter said. Its the first time Im doing everything on the field, in terms of hitting on the field, groundballs on the dirt. What Im doing now is what I would be doing at the beginning of workouts anyway, but Im a couple weeks behind. Although he didnt take part in agility or running, Jeter got the days biggest salute from the several hundred fans present when he first appeared. They also cheered when he lined a ball to right on his first BP swing. Jeter broke his left ankle lunging for a grounder in the AL championship series opener against Detroit on Oct. 1 and had surgery a week later. He says he will be in the lineup for opening day against Boston on April 1. I dont have to convince myself that Ill be ready, Jeter said. Ive already convinced myself. Jeter is likely two or three weeks away from making his 2013 exhibition game debut. Jeter takes part in most drills with Yankees Associated Press New York Yankee captain Derek Jeter in action Monday during a workout at spring training in Tampa. 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B2 T UESDAY, F EBRUARY19, 2013 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE S PORTS Scrivens gets shutout as Leafs beat Florida 3-0 Associated PressSUNRISE Ben Scrivens notched his second consecutive shutout, and Clarke MacArthur and Nazem Kadri each had a goal and an assist to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-0 win over the Florida Panthers. Scrivens, who got his first career shutout last Saturday in a 3-0 victory over Ottawa, stopped 37 shots. Phil Kessel also scored for the Maple Leafs, who won for the sixth time in seven games. Toronto is off to its best road start since opening 7-2-0 away from home during the 1940-41 season. The Leafs beat the Panthers for the first time in seven games dating to a 4-3 shootout win on Feb. 1, 2011. Jose Theodore made 29 saves for Florida, which lost its fifth straight and sixth in the past seven at home. The Maple Leafs took a 1-0 lead on Kessels goal with 2:56 to go in the opening period. Toronto went ahead 2-0 on a power-play goal by Nadri at 12:13 of the second. The Leafs stretched it to 3-0 less than two minutes later. Kadri passed the puck from the right side to MacArthur between the circles and he rifled the puck past Theodore on the stick side with 6:03 left in the period. Flyers 7, Islanders 0 UNIONDALE, N.Y. The line of Claude Giroux, Matt Read and Jakub Voracek combined for three goals and 10 points, helping the Philadelphia Flyers break a slump with a 7-0 matinee victory over the New York Islanders. Giroux scored two goals and added an assist, Read had a goal and two assists and Voracek had four assists. Ilya Bryzgalov was solid in making 19 saves for his first shutout of the season and 30th in the NHL. Zac Rinaldo scored his first goal of the season, and third of his NHL career, when he scored into a vacated net to make it 5-0 at 3:31 of the third. Danny Briere closed by scoring twice in the third period. New York couldnt sustain its momentum generated by wins over the rival Rangers and Devils in its previous two games following a five-game losing streak. While the Flyers will soon be heading home, the Islanders will begin a three-game trip at Ottawa on Tuesday.Senators 2, Devils 1, SO NEWARK, N.J. Jakob Silfverberg beat Martin Brodeur to his stick side in the shootout and goalie Ben Bishop turned aside 30 shots for his first victory of the season, giving the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils. Silfverberg, who also had an assist on the Senators regulation goal, skated in on Brodeur in the shootout and fired a right-handed wrist shot which caught the NHLs alltime wins leader by surprise. When Bishop stopped former Senator Bobby Butler on the Devils third shootout attempt, Ottawa (8-6-2) had its third road win of the season. Stephen Gionta scored his second goal of the season in the opening minutes of the game and Brodeur made 29 saves for New Jersey. Daniel Alfredsson scored in the third period for Ottawa. Avalanche 6, Predators 5DENVER Paul Stastny and Jamie McGinn scored goals 13 seconds apart and the Colorado Avalanche snapped a nine-game losing streak to Nashville with a 6-5 win over the Predators. The Predators pulled their goalie and Shea Weber scored with 1:18 left to make it a one-goal game, the only score of the final period. Matt Duchene had a goal and two assists in helping the Avalanche to a rare win over the Predators, who had outscored Colorado 34-14 while sweeping the season series each of the past two years. The Predators had pulled to 4-3 on Colin Wilsons goal before the double-whammy by Stastny and McGinn restored Colorados cushion and forced Nashville coach Barry Trotz to summon Pekka Rinne, who is 6-1-1 in his past eight starts, to the net with 6 minutes left in the second period. Canadiens 3, Hurricanes 0MONTREAL Tomas Plekanec and Max Pacioretty scored 18 seconds apart in the third period to seal the Montreal Canadiens fourth straight win, a 3-0 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes. Pacioretty added an assist and Brandon Prust also scored for Montreal in the third. Peter Budaj made 19 saves for his second win of the season and his first shutout in a Canadiens uniform. Cam Ward stopped 23 shots for Carolina, which saw its three-game winning streak snapped. Associated Press Fans react Monday as Florida Panther Jack Skille slams Toronto Maple Leaf Dion Phaneuf into the boards during the first period in Sunrise, Fla. Griner reaches 3,000 points as Baylor tops UConn Associated PressHARTFORD, Conn. Brittney Griner scored 25 points, including the 3,000th of her career, to help No. 1 Baylor rally and beat third-ranked Connecticut 76-70, extending the Lady Bears winning streak to 23 games. Griner became the eighth player in Division I history to reach the milestone, doing it on two free throws with 1:05 left. The defending national champion Lady Bears only loss this season came in Hawaii against Stanford back in November. Baylor (25-1) went 40-0 last season en route to the schools second national championship. Baylor led 54-53 midway through the second half before Griner took over. She scored seven points during the burst, and her putback made it 67-61 with 5 minutes left. UConn rallied behind Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis to make it a 67-65, but Griner answered with a putback. Then she hit the two free throws 1:30 later to make it 73-67 and seal the win. No. 8 Kentucky 70, No. 10 Texas A&M 66COLLEGE STATION, Texas DeNesha Stallworth had 12 points and 12 rebounds as No. 8 Kentucky held off 10th-ranked Texas A&M 70-66. Courtney Walker scored four quick points, the last two when she drove hard to the basket for a layup, to trim Texas A&Ms deficit to 66-64 with about a minute remaining. Kentucky (23-3, 11-2 SEC) missed a 3-pointer as the shot clock expired, but it bounced off the rim and Stallworth batted the rebound to Bria Goss for an easy layup that made it 68-64. Walkers 20 points led Texas A&M (20-6, 10-2), which lost for the first time since Jan. 10 at Kentucky.No. 14 Dayton 58, Duquesne 57 DAYTON, Ohio Andrea Hoover scored 20 points and Kelley Austria added 17 off the bench as No. 14 Dayton held off Duquesne 58-57 for its 10th consecutive victory. The Flyers (22-1, 10-0 Atlantic 10 Conference) trailed 50-41 when Hoover's basket with 12:17 left sparked a 13-0 Dayton run that lasted about 4 1/2 minutes and put the Flyers ahead 54-50. Ahjah Hall's two free throws pushed the Dukes (19-6, 8-3) back ahead 57-56 with 3:21 left, but Ally Malott answered with two foul shots for Dayton 50 seconds later for the decisive Flyers' lead. Duquesne missed six shots and committed three turnovers in the final 2 1/2 minutes, including a pair of failed shot attempts in the final 8 seconds. NBA to resume, with Lakers in funk and Heat on top Associated PressHOUSTON Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers turned their attention Monday from bad basketball and trade talk to more somber matters. The death of Jerry Buss, their longtime owner, was a blow for a franchise that was so often in championship chase under his leadership. With Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bryant and Shaquille ONeal, and finally Bryant and Pau Gasol, the Lakers won 10 titles under since Buss became owner in 1979. The Bryant-Gasol-Dwight Howard-Steve Nash combination wasnt working nearly as well. The Lakers are 25-29, currently in 10th place in the Western Conference, miles behind the Clippers in their division and their own building, and out of the playoff race. Gasol is hurt and Howard has been unhappy, leading to speculation he could be dealt before Thursdays trade deadline even though the Lakers have said otherwise. Yet Bryant spoke confidently of a turnaround Sunday after the All-Star game, just hours before Buss death at 80. I think weve been playing pretty well coming into the break, Bryant said. We laid a couple of eggs there against the Celtics and the Clippers, but all in all weve been playing pretty well, much better than we have been. We just have to continue to improve and well do much better in the second half. It starts Tuesday, with the Lakers looking to get back on track, the Miami Heat in command in the East and LeBron James in command of everyone. Bryant blocked James shots twice in the final minutes of the Wests 143-138 victory over the East on Sunday in the All-Star game. It was a rare failure for James, who has been sensational all season and whose Heat have hit their stride. Miami ran off seven straight victories going into the break and starting to build a comfortable lead in the conference. We just want to play our game, he said. We want to continue to get better each and every game. Not waste an opportunity when we get on the floor. Play as a team and if we do that, well be fine. The Heat overwhelmed the Thunder in Oklahoma City on Thursday in an NBA Finals rematch, improving to just 13-11 on the road. AllStar forward Chris Bosh said Miami is only a 7 on a scale of 1 to 10, believing the Heat still have to put together a string of road victories to prove they are really in championship form. Just the fact that we had room to improve, we can play better on the road and were still first in the East, that means a lot to us and that means we can get a lot better, Bosh said. New York is the closest challenger in the standings, while Indiana and Chicago have already beaten Miami this season and could become stronger with Danny Granger soon returning to the Pacers and perhaps Derrick Rose coming back to the Bulls at some point. San Antonio, with the leagues best record, Oklahoma City and the Clippers are the teams in best position to face the Heat if they reach their third straight finals. The Lakers were considered a candidate, but that was long ago. lacking a huge personal fortune, often running the NBAs highest payroll while also paying highprofile coaches Pat Riley and Phil Jackson. Always an innovative businessman, Buss paid for the Lakers through both their wild success and his own groundbreaking moves to raise revenue. He co-founded a basic-cable sports television network and sold the naming rights to the Forum at times when both now-standard strategies were unusual, further justifying his induction to the Pro Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010. Dr. Jerry Buss was a cornerstone of the Los Angeles sports community and his name will always be synonymous with his beloved Lakers, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said. It was through his stewardship that the Lakers brought Showtime basketball and numerous championship rings to this great city. Today we mourn the loss and celebrate the life of a man who helped shape the modern landscape of sports in L.A. Johnson and fellow Hall of Famers AbdulJabbar and Worthy formed lifelong bonds with Buss during the Lakers run to five titles in nine years in the 1980s, when the Lakers earned a reputation as basketballs most exciting team with their flamboyant Showtime style. The buzz extended throughout the Forum, where Buss used the Laker Girls, a brass band and promotions to keep Los Angeles fans interested in all four quarters of their games. Jackson then led ONeal and Bryant to a three-peat from 2000-02, rekindling the Lakers mystique, before Bryant and Pau Gasol won two more titles under Jackson in 2009 and 2010. Although Buss gained fame and fortune with the Lakers, he also was a scholar, Renaissance man and bon vivant who epitomized California cool and a certain Los Angeles lifestyle for his entire public life. Buss rarely appeared in public without at least one attractive, much younger woman on his arm at USC football games, boxing matches at the Forum, poker tournaments and, of course, Lakers games from his private box at Staples Center, which was built under his watch. In failing health recently, Buss hadnt attended a Lakers game this season. Buss earned a Ph.D. in chemistry at age 24 and had careers in aerospace and real estate development before getting into sports. With money from his real-estate ventures and a good bit of creative accounting, Buss bought the then-struggling Lakers, the NHLs Los Angeles Kings and both clubs arena the Forum from Jack Kent Cooke in a $67.5 million deal that was the largest sports transaction in history at the time. Last month, Forbes estimated the Lakers were worth $1 billion, second most in the NBA. Kobe Bryant Chris Bosh Panthers blanked BUSS Continued from Page B1 College basketball BRIEFS No. 13 KSU 71, West Virginia 61MANHATTAN, Kan. Will Spradling scored 19 points and No. 14 Kansas State used a big first-half run to beat West Virginia 71-61 on Monday night, ruining the return of Mountaineers coach Bob Huggins to the school he helped rebuild. Nino Williams had 13 points, and Angel Rodriguez added 11 points and seven assists for the Wildcats (21-5, 10-3). They slipped into first place in the Big 12 by a half game over ninthranked Kansas and No. 14 Oklahoma State. No. 25 ND 51, No. 20 Pitt 42 PITTSBURGH Jerian Grant and Jack Cooley scored 13 points each and No. 25 Notre Dame overcome a horrendous shooting start to beat No. 20 Pittsburgh 51-42. The Irish missed 18 of their first 19 shots and trailed 19-3 as late as 13:54 into the game. Eric Atkins added 10 points and seven assists for Notre Dame (21-6, 9-5 Big East), which has won five in a row over Pittsburgh (20-7, 8-6). From wire reports Associated Press Baylors Brittney Griner is pressured Monday by Connecticuts Stefanie Dolson during the first half in Hartford, Conn.

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S COREBOARD C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE If they come through, we will have a lot of good stuff. The Crystal River boys team, coached by Tim Byrne, also has sent athletes to state, which is held at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. Coach Tim Byrne and I have been together so long and established such a good program that the other kids feed on it, Carter said. The Citrus County track teams will likely have varying degrees of success this year.Crystal River girlsCoach: Lisa Carter, 13th year. Last year: Crystal River won county, district and qualified at region for state. They are consistent state competitors. Key returnees: Elizabeth Bruty, sr., 3,200 and 1,600 meters; Clarissa Consol, sr., 4x800 and 3,200; Delaney Caleau, sr., 800, 4x800 and high jump; Kristen Dunlap, sr., 4x800, 1,600 and 800 meters; Alexis Ulseth, soph., 4x400 and high jump; Angela Byrne, soph., pole vault, 4x400, 100 and 300 hurdles; Hayley Clark, jr., pole vault and 4x400. Key newcomers: Stacey Coester, soph., 4x800, 800 and 4x400; Madelyn Hoffman, fr., 100 hurdles; Alyssa Marchion, fr., 400 and 800. Key losses: Martina Tafoya medaled in the 300 hurdles last year at state. Team outlook: Coach Carter doesnt think districts will be a problem. She has a lot of good athletes. She said the team has won at least 10 districts. The team has a lot of talent. Citrus girlsCoach: Chris Stephenson, first year. Last year: No one made it to state. Key returnees: Alyssa Weber, soph., 3,200 and 1,600; Ashley Nichols, sr., discus, triple jump; Leslie Diepen, jr., 3,200 and 1,600, 4x800; Treleasha Simmons, jr., high jump, triple jump, long jump and 400 meters; Jame Norris, soph., 400 and 800; Kaycee Kinard, soph.; Coral Baton, soph., 3,200, 800 and 1,600; Lauren Eschenfelder, soph., pole vault, triple jump and 300 hurdles; Sam Kannawall, soph., discus, 200 and 4x100. Key newcomers : Rhianna Smith, sr., 100, 200, long jump and 4x100; Lizzie Lynch, sr., 100, 200 and 4x100. Key losses: Kylie Fagan. Team outlook: Citrus girls should be better as a team. More girls should contribute and the team will do better than in past years. Lecanto girls Coach: Robbie Thompson, third year. Last year: Anna Heinzman won the state pole vault title. Key returnees: Chloe Benoist, sr., 1,600 and 800 meters; Brittany Vickers, jr., high jump and 400 meters; Becky Brenton, jr., 3,200 meters; Alexis Hamilton, soph., 800, 1,600 and 3,200 meters; Cheyenne Biggs, soph., 100, 200 meters; Taylor Christian, jr., 100, 200, 4x100; Summer Van Queles, jr., 100, 300 hurdles; Andreanna Van Queles, jr., 400 and 800 meters; Brianna Ellis, soph., high jump, 400 and 800 meters; Kaycee Coleman, soph., shot put and discus; Kaitlin Daly, soph., 800 and 1,600 meters. Key newcomers: Claire Farnsworth, fr., 1,600 and 3,200 meters; Savannah Weller, sr., pole vault; Loren Van Queles, jr., pole vault and sprints; Danyelle Ulloa, soph., 100 meters, 100 and 300 hurdles. Key losses: Anna Heinzman, Alexis Strickland and Mel Thomas. Team outlook: Coach Thompson is excited for the season. He is anxious for it to get underway. He feels it will be a successful season. There are a lot of voids to fill.Seven Rivers girls Coach: Tim Bowman, sixth year. Last year: Tiana Miele took fourth place in the shot put at state. She also qualified for state in the triple jump and long jump. Key returnees: Reilly Cash, fr., 800 and 1,600 meters; Olivia Huegel, fr., long jump, 100 and 200 meters; Julia Eckart, soph., long jump and 200 meters; Holly Pafford, jr., 400 and 800; Tiana Miele, sr., shot put, discus, long jump and triple jump. Key newcomers: None. Key losses: None. Team outlook: Coach Bowman is uncertain about the team. Its just wait-andsee. He is excited but doesnt know yet about many of his athletes. Crystal River boysCoach: Tim Byrne, 11th year at Crystal River, 22nd year overall. Last year: The Pirates won their district. Key returnees: Brandon Harris, jr., 1,600, 3,200 and 4x800; John McAteer, sr., pole vault, 300 hurdles and 4x400 relay; Cory Pollard, sr., 800, 4x800 and high jump; Robert Speakman, sr., triple jump, high jump and long jump; Jared Miller, sr., 4x400 and pole vault; Manuel Hernandez, sr., shot put and discus. Key newcomers: A.J. Bass, fr., 1,600 and 3,200 meters; Ryan Spivey, fr., 800 and 1,600 meters. Key losses: Jesus Benedetti. Team outlook: Coach Byrne said his team will compete for the district and should have a better showing as a team at regional. All of the seniors have a legitimate shot at state. The younger athletes may also have a shot. Citrus boysCoach: Chop Alexander, first year. Last year: None of the boys qualified for state. Key returnees: Cameron Grant, soph., 1,600, 3,200 and 800 meters; Trevor Cernich, jr., 4x800, 800 and 1,600 meters; Tyler Cernich, jr., 4x800, 800 and 1,600 meters; Corbin Clarke, jr., 3,200 and 1,600 meters; James Pouncey, jr., 100 meters, 4x100, triple jump and long jump; Tyric Washington, jr., long jump, high jump, 200 meters and 4x100 relay; Michia Ivey, sr., discus. Key newcomers: Marc Seay, sr., 400, 4x400 and long jump; Tony Goss, fr., 100, 200, 110 hurdles and long jump. Key losses: Tim Wenger, Derek Nelson and Tony Connant. Team outlook: Alexander said a lot of athletes are doing basketball. Its too early to tell how the team will shape up. The longand middle-distance runners are some he can count on. It could be a pretty balanced team. Lecanto boys Coach: Tony Branch, second year. Key returnees: Sam Mueller, sr., 1,600, 800 and 3,200 meters; Josh Riemer, sr., shot put and discus; Terrance Council, sr., long jump, triple jump and 100 meters; Mice Pearson, sr., shot put and discus; Zeke Rice, sr., 800, 1,600 and 400 meters; Jake Rice, jr., high jump, 200 and 400 meters; Jeff Burnnett, jr., pole vault, 400 and 800 meters. Key newcomers: Connor Dupler, sr., 400, 800 and 1,600 meters; Chase Benoist, fr., 800, 1,600 and 3,200 meters; Justin Dunham, sr., pole vault; Jimmy Carr, jr., 200, 400 and pole vault. Key losses: Chris Fernandez and Winsor Sineus. Team outlook: Coach Branch is looking to have a successful season. He is anxious for the kids to meet their expectations. Seven Rivers boys Coach: Tim Bowman, sixth year. Last year: Luke Ebert made it to regionals. Key returnees: Liam Cash, sr., discus and shot put; Sterling Gardner, soph., 800, 1,600 and 3,200 meters; Mark Smith, jr., 400 and 800 meters. Key newcomers: Chris Russ, fr., 100 and 200 meters. Key losses: Luke Ebert. Team outlook: Coach Bowman is hoping athletes can put up good numbers and times. He is excited about the season. TRACK Continued from Page B1 On the AIRWAVES TODAYS SPORTS MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. (ESPN) Indiana at Michigan State 7 p.m. (ESPN2) Florida State at North Carolina State 9 p.m. (ESPN) Florida at Missouri NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. (FSNFL) Charlotte Bobcats at Orlando Magic NHL HOCKEY 7:30 p.m. (SUN) Toronto Maple Leafs at Tampa Bay Lightning 8 p.m. (NBCSPT) San Jose Sharks at St. Louis Blues SOCCER 2:30 p.m. (FSNFL) UEFA Champions League Soccer Round of 16 FC Porto vs Malaga CF Note: Times and channels are subject to change at the discretion of the network. If you are unable to locate a game on the listed channel, please contact your cable provider. Prep CALENDAR TODAYS PREP SPORTS BASEBALL 7 p.m. Citrus at Forest 7 p.m. Crystal River at Central SOFTBALL 6 p.m. Lecanto at The Villages BOYS TENNIS 4 p.m. Citrus at Lecanto GIRLS TENNIS 4 p.m. Lecanto at Citrus TRACK AND FIELD 4 p.m. Citrus, Crystal River at Lecanto meet (12 teams) AP Top 25The top 25 teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 17, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last weeks ranking: RecordPtsPrv 1. Indiana (43)23-31,5971 2. Miami (20)21-31,5713 3. Gonzaga (2)25-21,4285 4. Michigan St.22-41,4168 5. Florida21-31,3877 6. Duke22-31,3082 7. Michigan22-41,2644 8. Syracuse21-41,1256 9. Kansas21-41,07714 10. Louisville21-51,01112 11. Georgetown19-495215 12. Arizona21-49249 13. Kansas St.20-584810 14. Oklahoma St.19-578617 15. Butler21-565911 16. New Mexico22-465419 17. Marquette18-652418 18. Ohio St.18-745813 19. Wisconsin18-840620 20. Pittsburgh20-637016 21. Memphis22-336222 22. Colorado St.21-430724 23. Oregon21-521623 24. VCU21-5123 25. Notre Dame20-67921 Others receiving votes: Saint Louis 58, Minnesota 52, Louisiana Tech 48, Illinois 46, Cincinnati 20, NC State 20, Akron 16, Missouri 4, Middle Tennessee 3, Maryland 2, Saint Marys (Cal) 2, Creighton 1, Wichita St. 1.Womens AP Top 25The top 25 teams in the The Associated Press womens college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 17, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last weeks ranking: RecordPtsPrv 1. Baylor (38)24-19981 2. Notre Dame24-19552 3. UConn (2)24-19273 4. Stanford24-28684 5. Duke24-18435 6. California23-28056 7. Penn St.21-37248 8. Kentucky22-36989 8. Maryland21-46987 10. Texas A&M20-562211 11. Tennessee20-559912 12. Louisville21-554010 13. Georgia21-453013 14. Dayton21-144817 15. South Carolina21-541216 16. North Carolina23-438314 17. UCLA19-637215 18. Delaware22-329520 19. Florida St.20-526719 20. Colorado20-525321 21. Syracuse21-319623 22. Purdue19-615118 23. Oklahoma St.18-610325 24. Nebraska19-681 25. Green Bay21-265 Others receiving votes: Iowa St. 64, Michigan 36, Oklahoma 29, Toledo 15, Washington 7, West Virginia 5, SMU 4, LSU 3, San Diego St. 3, Michigan St. 1.NBA standings EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division WLPctGB New York3218.640 Brooklyn3122.5852 Boston2824.5385 Philadelphia2229.43110 Toronto2132.39612 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami3614.720 Atlanta2922.5697 Washington1536.29421 Orlando1537.28822 Charlotte1240.23125 Central Division WLPctGB Indiana3221.604 Chicago3022.5771 Milwaukee2625.5105 Detroit2133.38911 Cleveland1637.30216 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio4212.778 Memphis3318.6477 Houston2926.52713 Dallas2329.44218 New Orleans1934.35822 Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City3914.736 Denver3321.6116 Utah3024.5569 Portland2528.47214 Minnesota1931.38018 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Clippers3917.696 Golden State3022.5777 L.A. Lakers2529.46313 Sacramento1935.35219 Phoenix1736.32120 Sundays Games West 143, East 138 Mondays Games No games scheduled Todays Games Charlotte at Orlando, 7 p.m. Toronto at Washington, 7 p.m. Milwaukee at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m. Memphis at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Chicago at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Boston at Denver, 9 p.m. Golden State at Utah, 9 p.m. Phoenix at Portland, 10 p.m. San Antonio at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Wednesdays Games Detroit at Charlotte, 7 p.m. Memphis at Toronto, 7 p.m. New York at Indiana, 7 p.m. Oklahoma City at Houston, 8 p.m. Philadelphia at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Brooklyn at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. Miami at Atlanta, 8 p.m. New Orleans at Cleveland, 8 p.m. Orlando at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Phoenix at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Boston at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.NHL standings EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA New Jersey16934224238 Pittsburgh161150225238 N.Y. Rangers14851173835 Philadelphia17791154549 N.Y. Islanders15681134554 Northeast Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Montreal151041214334 Boston13922203731 Toronto161060204636 Ottawa16862183731 Buffalo16691134654 Southeast Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Carolina14851174140 Tampa Bay14761155545 Florida15474123556 Washington15591114151 Winnipeg14581113546 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Chicago151203275131 Nashville16745193535 St. Louis15951195248 Detroit15762164044 Columbus15492103448 Northwest Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Vancouver14833194133 Minnesota15762163338 Edmonton14653153538 Calgary13553133947 Colorado14671133743 Pacific Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Anaheim141121235037 Dallas16871174143 San Jose14743173733 Phoenix15762164041 Los Angeles13562123036 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Sundays Games St. Louis 4, Vancouver 3, SO Pittsburgh 4, Buffalo 3 Chicago 3, Los Angeles 2 Boston 3, Winnipeg 2 Calgary 4, Dallas 3 Minnesota 3, Detroit 2 N.Y. Rangers 2, Washington 1 Mondays Games Ottawa 2, New Jersey 1, SO Philadelphia 7, N.Y. Islanders 0 Colorado 6, Nashville 5 Montreal 3, Carolina 0 Toronto 3, Florida 0 Calgary at Phoenix, late Columbus at Anaheim, late Todays Games Winnipeg at Buffalo, 7 p.m. Montreal at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m. Toronto at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. San Jose at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Detroit at Nashville, 8 p.m. Vancouver at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. Los Angeles at Edmonton, 10 p.m. Wednesdays Games Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. St. Louis at Colorado, 10 p.m. Los Angeles at Calgary, 10 p.m. NCAA Basketball FAVORITELINEUNDERDOG at Tennessee7LSU Wichita St.2at Indiana St. at Butler20Duquesne Indiana1at Michigan St. at NC State9Florida St. Marquette4at Seton Hall Texas6at TCU at Creighton16S. Illinois Valparaiso3at Loyola of Chicago N. Iowa6at Missouri St. at BYU12Utah St. at Saint Louis2VCU Florida4at Missouri at Miami8Virginia Maryland2at Boston College North Carolina2at Georgia Tech at San Diego St.12Wyoming at Nevada6Fresno St. NBA FAVORITELINEUNDERDOG at Washington3Toronto at Orlando6Charlotte at Brooklyn6Milwaukee Memphis3at Detroit at New Orleans1Chicago at Denver7Boston at Utah4Golden State at Portland5Phoenix San Antonio8at Sacramento NHL FAVORITELINEUNDERDOGLINE at Buffalo-150Winnipeg+130 at Rangers-155Montreal+135 at Tampa Bay-150Toronto+130 at Ottawa-130N.Y. Islanders+110 at Nashville-135Detroit+115 at St. Louis-155San Jose+135 at Chicago-140Vancouver+120 Los Angeles-130at Edmonton+110 BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLESAgreed to terms with RHP Darren ODay on a two-year contract. DETROIT TIGERSAgreed to terms with RHP Luke Putkonen, RHP Bruce Rondon, LHP Duane Below, LHP Darin Downs, LHP Kyle Lobstein, C Ramon Cabrera and INF Jeff Kobernus on one-year contracts. TEXAS RANGERSAgreed to terms with RHP Wilmer Font, RHP Roman Mendez, RHP Alexi Ogando, LHP Joe Ortiz, LHP Martin Perez, RHP Tanner Scheppers, RHP Matt West, RHP Coty Woods, INF Leury Garcia, INF Mitch Moreland and INF Jurickson Profar on one-year contracts. National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKSAcquired OF Tony Campana from the Chicago Cubs for RHP Jesus Castillo and RHP Erick Leal. Placed RHP Daniel Hudson on the 60-day DL. Florida LOTTERY Here are the winning numbers selected Monday in the Florida Lottery: CASH 3 (early) 4 6 1 CASH 3 (late) 4 0 5 PLAY 4 (early) 8 6 3 9 PLAY 4 (late) 8 6 8 4 FANTASY 5 13 15 17 20 24 T UESDAY, F EBRUARY19, 2013 B3 000E2TQ www.chronicleonline.com Sunday, March 3rd, 2013 Citrus County Cruisers 29th Manatee Car & Truck ShowRegistration 8 a.m. noon Pre-Registration $15 through 3/1/13 Registration Day of Show $20 Crystal Chevrolet/ Chrysler/Jeep/Nissan 1035 S. Suncoast Blvd. (U.S. 19) Homosassa, FL Judged Show: Top 50 Plus Awards Including: BEST OF SHOW, BEST PAINT, BEST ENGINE, AND MORE! Dash Plaque to first 200 registered Free 4x6 photo of each registered vehicle Club participation award $100 Cash Raffle Drawing 3 p.m. Awards 3:15 p.m. FOR INFORMATION CALL: Paul (352) 249-7887 Registration form available at our web site www.citruscountycruisers.com ONLY PRE 1988 ANTIQUES CUSTOMS TRUCKS STREET RODS Sounds by Big D 50s Music 50/50 Rain or Shine Vendors Chinese Auction Door Prizes Valve Cover Races w/Awards 000DPY2 Coach Tim Byrne and I have been together so long and established such a good program that the other kids feed on it. Lisa Carter Crystal River girls track and field coach. Sports BRIEF Buc arrested at NY airport with loaded gun NEW YORK DaQuan Bowers, a defensive end for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, is awaiting arraignment Monday evening on charges of criminal possession of a weapon. The 22-year-old athlete was arrested at LaGuardia Airport earlier in the day as he was about to board a US Airways flight to Raleigh, N.C. The loaded .40-caliber weapon was found during a search of his carry-on bag. A spokeswoman for the Queens District Attorneys office told The Associated Press that Bowers is in police custody and will be charged in Queens Criminal Court. Bowers played college football for Clemson University and was chosen by the Buccaneers in the 2011 NFL draft.

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Fergie, Josh Duhamel expecting child NEW YORK Her hump, her hump, her lovely lady lump: Fergie is pregnant with her first child. A representative for the Black Eyed Peas singer confirmed the news Monday. Fergies actor husband Josh Duhamel tweeted about the news with joy, saying: Fergie and Me and BABY makes three. The 37-year-old Fergie and 40-year-old Duhamel married in 2009. She joined the Black Eyed Peas when the group released its third album, Elephunk, in 2003. The foursome is known for its pop-inspired hip-hop tunes like My Humps, I Gotta Feeling and Boom Boom Pow. Fergie launched her solo debut, The Duchess, to much success in 2006. It featured five Top 5 hits, including Fergalicious and Big Girls Dont Cry. Duhamel has appeared in the Transformer films and most recently in Safe Haven. Rob Belushi takes on family business CHICAGO Another member of the Belushi family is taking up the acting business. Rob Belushi is the 32-yearold son of Jim Belushi and nephew of the late John Belushi He has appeared in made-for-TV movies and graced the stand-up stage. Now hes starring on the Spike TV reality program The Joe Schmo Show, which airs Tuesday nights. Rob Belushi grew up in Chicago and moved to Los Angeles to attend high school. He earned the TV role after years of studying improv, comedy and drama at Chicago acting schools. He has also guest starred on shows starring his father, such as According to Jim and The Defenders. Jim Belushi says the best professional advice hes given his son is do whats right in front of you and stay in the moment. Birthday A situation that is very important to you and your dependents could take a substantial turn for the better in the year ahead. Old obstacles that have been standing in your way will dissipate as if they had never been. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) The secret to your success will be to treat life as a game, even those aspects of it that have been tough or boring. Its OK to have some fun while youre playing to win. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) When looking for the bluebird of happiness, you shouldnt go searching outside your immediate surroundings. Staying within your domain is important. Aries (March 21-April 19) You rarely have a difficult time knowing what to say to friends. Even though youre likely to be surrounded by a larger crowd today, youll still find a way to charm everybody. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Conditions in general are usually favorable for you, and today will be no exception. The only difference is that most groups you encounter will have something to do with making money. How nice! Gemini (May 21-June 20) Your natural ability to spread some sunshine and lift the thoughts of others will contribute greatly to your popularity. Youll find that some people need a smile more than others. Cancer (June 21-July 22) Lucky you, because an effective ally who does nice things without drawing attention to it will single you out for special attention. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) You could be quite fortunate, not necessarily in the usual material ways, but in something that wont rust and cant be stolen. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) As long as you dont establish too many objectives or excessively focus on one thing, you should be able to concentrate on a meaningful project. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Provided you have the will to win and never underestimate the opposition, you shouldnt have any trouble bettering yourself and ousting all competitors. Keep plugging away. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) A number of unanticipated changes could occur in an area of importance. Be flexible and keep an eye on the competition. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Your quick wit and delightful charm are two of your best assets. Mutual benefits are likely from situations in which you can deal with others on a one-on-one basis. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) The extra funds youll need in order to do something special will manifest as soon as the assets youve been putting away begin to appreciate. From wire reports Today in HISTORY SUNDAY, FEBRUARY17 Fantasy 5: 2 7 8 27 30 5-of-51 winner$185,589.56 4-of-5288$103.50 3-of-58,887$9 SATURDAY, FEBRUARY16 Powerball: 15 16 46 50 58 Powerball: 29 5-of-5 PBNo winner No Florida winner 5-of-53 winners$1 million No Florida winners Lotto: 8 21 26 27 30 40 6-of-61 winner$17 million Fantasy 5: 11 26 33 34 36 5-of-53 winners$94,037.57 Today is Tuesday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2013. There are 315 days left in the year. Todays Highlight in History: On Feb. 19, 1963, the book The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan, credited with reviving American feminism, was first published by W.W. Norton & Co. On this date: In 1473, astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was born in Torun, Poland. In 1803, Congress voted to accept Ohios borders and constitution. In 1807, former Vice President Aaron Burr, accused of treason, was arrested in the Mississippi Territory, in present-day Alabama. (Burr was acquitted at trial.) In 1846, the Texas state governmentwas formally installed in Austin. In 1878, Thomas Edison received a U.S. patent for an improvement in phonograph or speaking machines. In 1881, Kansas prohibited the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages. In 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which cleared the way for the U.S. military to relocate and intern Japanese-Americans. In 1945, during World War II, some 30,000 U.S. Marines began landing on Iwo Jima. In 1959, an agreement was signed by Britain, Turkey and Greece granting Cyprus its independence. In 1976, calling the issuing of Executive Order 9066 a sad day in American history, President Gerald R. Ford issued a proclamation confirming the order had been terminated with the formal cessation of hostilities of World War II. In 1986, the U.S. Senate approved an international treaty outlawing genocide, 83-11, nearly 37 years after the pact had first been submitted for ratification. In 1997, Deng Xiaoping, the last of Chinas major Communist revolutionaries, died at age 92. Ten years ago: An Iranian military plane carrying 275 members of the elite Revolutionary Guards crashed in southeastern Iran, killing all on board. Five years ago: An ailing Fidel Castro resigned the Cuban presidency after nearly a half-century in power; his brother Raul was later named to succeed him. One year ago: Forty-four imates were killed in a prison riot in Apodaca, northern Mexico. Todays birthdays: Singer Smokey Robinson is 73. Singer Bobby Rogers (Smokey Robinson & the Miracles) is 73. Actress Carlin Glynn is 73. Sony Chairman Howard Stringer is 71. Singer Lou Christie is 70. Actor Michael Nader is 68. Rock musician Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath, Heaven and Hell) is 65. Actor Stephen Nichols is 62. Author Amy Tan is 61. Actor Jeff Daniels is 58. Actor Ray Winstone is 56. Actor Leslie David Baker (TV: The Office) is 55. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is 54. Britains Prince Andrew is 53. Tennis Hall-of-Famer Hana Mandlikova is 51. Singer Seal is 50. Rock musician Jon Fishman (Phish) is 48. Actor Benicio Del Toro is 46. Thought for Today: In America everybody is, but some are more than others. Gertrude Stein, American author (1874-1946). INSIDE THE NUMBERS To verify the accuracy of winning lottery numbers, players should double-check the numbers printed above with numbers officially posted by the Florida Lottery. Go to www. flalottery.com, or call 850487-7777. Spotlight on PEOPLE Florida LOTTERIES SO YOU KNOW Last nights winning numbers, Page B4 Page B4 TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2013 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Todays HOROSCOPE Associated Press Oscar host Seth MacFarlane presents the Academy nominations for the 85th Academy Awards on Jan. 13 in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 85th annual Academy Awards will take place Sunday, Feb. 24 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Rob Belushi Fergie Associated PressHEBER SPRINGS, Ark. Perhaps there was one heartbreak too many for Mindy McCready. The former country star apparently took her own life on Sunday at her home in Heber Springs, Ark. Authorities say McCready died of a suspected self-inflicted gunshot to the head and an autopsy is planned. She was 37, and left behind two young sons. McCready had attempted suicide at least three times since 2005, as she struggled to cope amid a series of tumultuous public events that marked much of her adult life. Speaking to The Associated Press in 2010, McCready smiled wryly while talking about the string of issues shed dealt with over the past half-decade. It is a giant whirlwind of chaos all the time, she said of her life. I call my life a beautiful mess and organized chaos. Its just always been like that. My entire life things have been attracted to me and vice versa that turn into chaotic nightmares or I create the chaos myself. I think thats really the life of a celebrity, of a big, huge, giant personality. This time it seems the whirlwind overwhelmed McCready. Her death comes a month after that of David Wilson, her longtime boyfriend and the father of her youngest son. He is believed to have shot himself on the same porch of the home they shared in Heber Springs, a small community about 65 miles north of Little Rock. His death also was investigated as a suicide. It was the most difficult moment in a life full of them. McCready issued a statement last month lamenting his death. And she called him her soul mate and a caregiver to her sons in an interview with NBCs Today show. I just keep telling myself that the more suffering that I go through, the greater character Ill have, she said, according to a transcript of the interview. Like so many times before, McCready showed a little toughness in the midst of a personal storm. But as usual, the brave face for the camera hid a much more complicated internal struggle. Its unclear what circumstances led to McCready taking her own life, but it appears she was struggling with twin issues that have persisted for years: substance abuse and the custody of her children. She checked into courtordered rehab and gave her children up to foster care earlier this month after her father asked a judge to inter vene, saying shed stopped taking care of herself and her sons, and was abusing alcohol and prescription drugs. Its unclear why McCready was out of rehab. Billy McKnight, McCreadys ex-boyfriend and the father of her oldest son, said the children remain in foster care. McCreadys death an apparent suicide Associated Press A car drives past a sign Monday showing the population of Heber Springs, Ark., where authorities say country singer Mindy McCready died in an apparent suicide. Q: Whats been the best part of the Oscar job so far? A: Ive enjoyed the writing process. Its really a very different type of production than Ive been involved with in the past and its such an extensive amount of time, and putting it together and having it feel like it has a shape and a consistency has really been a challenge. Q: How much is with your own writing team? A: My staff has been composed of primarily Family Guy writers, but thereve been about maybe four folks that have been brought on from other places. But for the most part Ive been allowed to assemble my own staff, and weve tried to find a balance of people that Ive worked with for a lot of years and that know my rhythms and some new people as well, a few of whom have worked on past Oscar ceremonies. Q: What are the elements of a great Oscar host? A: Its part classy Master of Ceremonies and part Friars Club roaster.Q: How hard has it been to find that middle ground? A: Its been a challenge but not an enormous challenge. We are, I hope, smart enough guys to be aware of what the tone is and to work within those parameters. Its still Disney, for Christs sake.Q: Is a blend of Ricky Gervais and Billy Crystal the best example of what youre going for? A: Certainly Billy Crystal, Johnny Carson and Bob Hope are the three that stand out as the paragons of class and effectiveness and comedic balance in the history of the Oscars. Im going to go out there and certainly be mindful that thats what works but also try and inject some of what I do into the mix and hopefully come out with something that is fresh and surprising and has an edge but doesnt completely thumb its nose at the Oscars. Change happens incrementally ... I think its safe to say what were doing is very self-aware of this challenge that everyone keeps asking about. Q: How long did you continue voicing the characters on your animated shows after taking on the Oscar job?A: Thats always the challenge. The shows dont stop for this stuff. They still have to keep moving. And it is a vocal strain. Family Guy and American Dad! are very vocally taxing shows. Theres a lot of high-energy stuff, a lot of screaming, yelling. A lot of vocal contortions. So that becomes really the biggest challenge of all: how to get it all done and keep it all on schedule and not destroy my throat. Q: So youve essentially had two or three full-time jobs? A: Who knows how this will go. Even if it goes great, I just dont think that I could do this again. Its just too much with everything else that I have to do. Im happy to be doing it and I will be thrilled to have done it, assuming I get out of there in one piece, but I really think this is a one-time thing for me. ... I just dont like working 150 hours a week. ... And I have a feeling whoever produces next year will want to put their own stamp on it. Everybody sort of assumes that Tina (Fey) and Amy (Poehler) will do it next year, and I think that is very likely. So whoever comes in and produces next year I think will want to make their own mark. Even if I wanted to do it again, I think that is a factor. LOS ANGELES S eth MacFarlane might be the hardest working man in show business. Hes getting ready to host Sundays Academy Awards, where hes also a nominee. Hes producing and writing three animated TV shows and voicing many of their key characters. But the multitalented entertainer found a few minutes to talk with The AssociatedP ress about what makes a great Oscar show, juggling multiple jobs and who he thinks will host next year.

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TV and tots Associated Press Nancy Jensen, second from left, looks on as her son Joe, 2, is given a special treat of a little TV time Feb. 12 at their home in Seattle. Nancy was a participant in a new University of Washington study on the effects of television viewing on kids published Monday. Study: Better television choices might improve childrens behavior D ONNAG ORDON B LANKINSHIP Associated PressSEATTLE Teaching parents to switch channels from violent shows to educational TV can improve preschoolers behavior, even without getting them to watch less, a study found. The results were modest and faded over time, but may hold promise for finding ways to help young children avoid aggressive, violent behavior, the study authors and other doctors said. Its not just about turning off the television. Its about changing the channel. What children watch is as important as how much they watch, said lead author Dr. Dimitri Christakis, a University of Washington researcher and a pediatrician at Childrens Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle. The research was published online Monday by the journal Pediatrics. The study involved 565 Seattle parents, who periodically filled out TV-watching diaries and questionnaires measuring their childs behavior. Half were coached for six months on getting their 3to-5-year-old kids to watch shows like Sesame Street and Dora the Explorer rather than more violent programs like Power Rangers. The results were compared with kids whose parents who got advice on healthy eating instead. At six months, children in both groups showed improved behavior, but there was a little bit more improvement in the group that was coached on their TV watching. By one year, there was no meaningful difference between the two groups overall. Low-income boys appeared to get the most short-term benefit. Thats important because they are at the greatest risk, both for being perpetrators of aggression in real life, but also being victims of aggression, Christakis said. The study has some flaws. The parents werent told the purpose of the study, but the authors concede they probably figured it out and that might have affected the results. Before the study, the children averaged about 1 1/2 hours of TV, video and computer game watching a day, with violent content making up about a quarter of that time. By the end of the study, that increased by up to 10 minutes. Those in the TV coaching group increased their time H EALTH & L IFE L ast week, I discussed the disturbing trend of a decrease in cancer screening seen in this country. We do have some good news, however, on the cancer front; overall cancer death rates in the United States have been steadily declining, according to latest data gathered from The Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer. The report, which analyzed the number of deaths caused by cancer Cancer death rates falling See BENNETT / Page C6 Dr. Sunil Gandhi CANCER & BLOOD DISEASE Smoking cuts a decade of life W e all know smoking is hazardous to our health. Still, I hear comments like, My friend smoked all his life and did not get cancer. Yes, everyone who smokes does not get cancer, but smoking causes so many other problems, too, and therefore, smoking always hurts. A landmark study was published in the Jan. 24 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. This study addresses the overall effect of smoking. A s an ear, nose and throat doctor I frequently use X-rays and CTs for patient evaluation and guiding me with decisions made for treatment and surgery. These techniques especially help me treat sinus disease and tumors in the head and neck area. It is well known that radiation can be harmful, but it is also known that whether you get X-rays or not, each day we are exposed to radiation from the sun, foods and even from the earth. The latter is radiation called radon, which comes from the dirt that we walk and live upon. This kind of radiation we cannot escape. But when someone is sick and X-ray or CT scan technology is M ist swirls through my flashlight beam as fog descends onto my pasture. A pale moon glow has painted a corner of the predawn sky. A chill niggles at my cheeks, damp and prickly. Leaves crunch underfoot. Black tree silhouettes emerge like stoic statues of ancient warriors. A quick rustle and crash of palmetto briefly scare me with mental images of The Blair Witch Project. More crashing and thrashing, and then stampeding feet coming near. A startling halfgrowl half-cry, then a disturbance in the mist. A beast appears, eye shine ominously white from my flashlight. Daisy, my blue-tick heeler, drops her Frisbee at my feet, tongue lolling and vapor rushing in streams from her mouth. Her anticipation is focused at my next throw into the night. This is our morning ritual. I do it for her to bleed off some energy before heading to work so See HESS / Page C7 See GRILLO / Page C7 Dr. Denis Grillo EAR, NOSE & THROAT Section C TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2013 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE INSIDE Sally Borland/ Page C7 Dr. Richard Hoffmann / Page C3 Dr. C. Joseph Bennett NAVIGATING CANCER Yvonne Hess WALKING THE WALK So you know: The information contained in the Health & Life section is not intended to cover all possible directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects and is not intended to replace consultation with a physician. See GANDHI / Page C6 ON THE NET Pediatrics: www.pediatrics.org See TV / Page C5 Are X-rays and CT scans safe? 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Author Teresa Schreiber Werth will give a presentation, Everyone Wants to be a Survivor, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Royal Oaks Clubhouse (off U.S. 41 in Inverness). Werth, a retired communications professional from Rochester, N.Y., and a snowbird who is spending the winter in Royal Oaks, is a three-year survivor of stage III triple-negative breast cancer. Her book, Pink-On-Pink: Writing My Way Through Breast Cancer, chronicles her journey from diagnosis through treatment and her efforts to find meaning and joy in life as a cancer survivor. The presentation will include readings from the book, some selections written more recently, as well as her thoughts on everyones quest for survivorship as we face lifes challenges. A questionand-answer period will follow the presentation. The program is free and open to the public. For information, call Barbara Whittemore at 352464-0589. Free Alzheimers seminar : St. Pauls Lutheran Church in partnership with The Lutheran Home Association of Belle Plaine, Minn., will offer a starting point for understanding Alzheimers disease. Participants will learn how to bring support and Christ-like love to friends and family who are adjusting to the challenges of the disease. Pastor Curt Seefeldt, author of the booklet, Its Alzheimers Its Time for Extraordinary Love, will facilitate the discussion from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 23, at St. Pauls Church, 6150 N. Lecanto Highway, Beverly Hills. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Register at the door or in advance by calling 352-4893027or by email to office@stpauls.edu. Alzheimers Caregiver Support Group 2:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays monthly at Superior Residences of Lecanto, 4865 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, just west of the Greek Orthodox Church. People touched by Alzheimers disease and other related disorders come together in a non-judgmental, safe environment to vent their frustrations, share coping techniques, learn more about the disease and discover what resources are available to them. If you require respite care for your loved one during the meeting, RSVP 10 days prior to the meeting. RSVP at 352746-5483. Crystal River Relay for Life invites all cancer survivors and their caretakers to an informative gathering from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, at the Crystal River Ale House, 1610 S.E. Paradise Circle, Crystal River. We wish to honor your victory by registering you in the American Cancer Society Registry of Survivors. This allows you to choose to receive future communications regarding cancer or not. Also, reserve seats for the annual Survivor Dinner Celebration and Opening Victory Lap of the Crystal River Relay for Life on April 5. LifeSouth Community Blood Centers : To find a donor center or a blood drive near you, call 352-527-3061. Donors must be at least 17, or 16 with parental permission, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be in good health to be eligible to donate. A photo ID is required. The Lecanto branch office is at 1241 S. Lecanto Highway (County Road 491), open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays (7 p.m. Wednesdays), 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays. The Inverness branch is at 301 W. Main St., open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, (6:30 p.m. Wednesdays), 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturdays and closed Sundays. Visit www.lifesouth.org. Noon to 6 p.m. Feb. 19, AAA Roofing, Northeast Fifth Street, Crystal River. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 19, Walmart Supercenter, North Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 20, Forest View, South Suncoast Boulevard, Homosassa. 3 to 6 p.m. Feb. 20, West Citrus Elks Lodge No. 2693, Grover Cleveland Boulevard, Homosassa. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 21, Eagle Buick GMC, South Suncoast Boulevard, Crystal River. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 22, Walmart Supercenter, West Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 23, Reds Restaurant, Carl G Rose Highway, Hernando. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 24, Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, U.S. 41 South, Inverness. 2 to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 24, Walmart Supercenter, West Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 25, Withlacoochee Technical Institute, West Main Street, Inverness. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 26, Bealls, North Suncoast Boulevard, Crystal River. HPH Hospice, Healing Peoples Hearts in partnership with the Alzheimers Association of Florida, Gulf coast Chapter, offers a free seminar for caregivers of Alzheimers and dementia patients by Jerry Fisher, MSW, program specialist for the Alzheimers Association. On Feb. 19 from 2 to 3 p.m., the topic will be Dealing with Difficult Behaviors. Fisher will discuss how Alzheimers and related dementia patients can become anxious or aggressive and sometimes misinterpret what they hear. He will share ways to identify those behaviors and explore possible solutions. Space is limited and reservations are required. The free seminars will be at HPHs Team office at 3545. N. Lecanto Highway (Winn-Dixie shopping plaza) in Beverly Hills. Call 352-527-4600 to reserve your space. The Alzheimers Family Organization plans a Support Group Leader Orientation/ In-Service from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at Spring Oaks, 7251 Grove Road, Brooksville, in Hernando County. The purpose of this meeting is to instruct individuals in the running and proper functioning of a support group. Upon completion of this program, the support group leader will receive a certificate and would be eligible to affiliate the support group with the Alzheimers Family Organization. This training is free and open to the public. Register for this event by calling 888496-8004 or 727-848-8888 or going to www.alzheimers family.org. Heart Health Fair 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 23, sponsored by Citrus Memorial Health System at CMHS Healthcare Center at Sugarmill Woods at 7945 S. Suncoast Blvd. in Homosassa. Free health screenings at the fair will include: Glucose and cholesterol. EKG testing. Pulmonary lung function. Blood pressure and heart rate. Body mass index. Oxygen level saturation. Carotid artery and abdominal aorta vascular. Heart health information and resources will also be available, including a heart health self-risk assessment, smoking cessation education and support materials, support groups and more. During the fair, physicians and nurses will be on hand to speak with patrons on heartrelated topics, including cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, womens heart disease and diabetes. For information, call Citrus Memorial Heart Center at 352-344-6416. CRYSTAL RIVER Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center offers the following health education programs presented by board-certified physicians and licensed medical professionals. Website: SevenRivers Regional.com. Call 352-795-1234 to register for the programs. Code Blue: Heart Emergencies Workshop Learn about emergency cardiac care, interventional procedures and other potentially life-saving heart emergency treatments, 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at Nature Coast EMS in Lecanto. Program is free; registration requested. The Key Center Family Connection will host Cindy Drew, of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities, at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the Chet Cole Life Enrichment Center at the Key Training Center, 5521 Buster Whitton Way, Lecanto. Drew will speak about Social Security Basics. Most parents or guardians of persons with developmental disabilities have to navigate through the Social Security jungle at some point. Drew will cover such topics as how age affects payments, what happens when they leave school and what will change if a disabled dependent gets a job. Persons with developmental disabilities most often want to work and can be wonderful employees, but there is a fear employment might affect benefits. Medicaid may be the only insurance he or she receives and may be tied to other services. Parents and guardians want to be sure the help and support developmentally disabled loved ones need to live as independently as possible will not be interrupted. All interested persons are welcome at the free session. Call Stephanie Hopper at 352-344-0288. Flu shot clinics areofferedby B&W Rexall Drugs in Inverness. Call Donna Stevenson at 352-726-1555. Nature Coast EMS offer flu shots for $28; however, the flu shot is free with valid Medicare Part B, and many other insurance providers are also accepted. Flu shots are available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, (except holidays), at the Nature Coast EMS administration office on Homosassa Trail at Country Hill Drive in Lecanto. If your organization, business, ALF or other group would like to schedule a flu clinic at your location, call Jane Bedford at 352-2494751 or email JaneB@nature coastems.org. The George A. Dame Community Health Center BoardMeetings are at 3 p.m. the first Wednesday monthly at the Citrus County Health Department, 3700 W. Sovereign Path, Lecanto, in the first floor conference room. The Citrus Alliance Against Adult Abuse (C4A) monthly meeting is at 9:30 a.m. the second Wednesday monthly at HPH Hospice, 3545 N. Lecanto Highway, Beverly Hills. For information, call Judy Stauffer at 352-303-2620. Your help is needed to protect our vulnerable against abuse, neglect and exploitation. Partners for a Substance-Free Citrus Inc. will meet the second Thursday monthly in the basement of the Citrus County School Board office in Inverness, 1007 W. Main St. Use the elevator to go to the basement. 8 to 9 a.m. board meeting. 9:15 to 9:30 a.m. coffee, doughnuts, networking. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. membership meeting. For information, call the office at 352-389-0472 or email substancefree.citrus@yahoo. com. CRYSTAL RIVER Seven Rivers Regional Medical Centers relaunched website, SevenRivers Regional.com, features interactive health tools, a health library and enhanced event calendar, a monthly blog and email newsletter. Interactive health tools help users learn more about blood pressure, body weight and diabetes. The health library provides the definition, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of common conditions and diseases. H EALTH& L IFE C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE T UESDAY, F EBRUARY19, 2013 C3 Useful Internet sites for reliable information Q : What online health information sites do you recommend? A: The number of online health-related information websites is overwhelming to say the least. Much of the information posted online is unreliable, outdated, or misleading. The website address can provide some help in determining the accuracy of the information it contains. For example, website addresses that end in .gov (government agencies), .edu (educational institutions) or .org (professional organizations) may be more reliable than those that end in .com which are often trying to sell a product or service. You can also try to check how current the information is by looking at the last revision date, usually located at the bottom of the website page. Other useful clues to determine the validity of the information provided on a website include: is the name of the person/group who sponsors the website listed, is contact information (email, phone number, address, etc.) given, is your privacy protected, and does the website make claims that seem too good to be true? Some online health information websites that can be recommended include: American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org) American Diabetes Association (www.diabetes.org) American Heart Association (www.heart.org) National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (www.nhlbi. nih.gov) CDC (www.cdc.gov) FDA (www.fda.gov) American Academy of Family Physicians FamilyDoctor.org (www.familydoctor.org) U.S. Department of Health & Human Services healthfinder.gov (www.health finder.gov) KidsHealth (www.kids health.org) Mayo Clinic (www.mayo clinic.com) National Library of Medicines MedlinePlus (www.med lineplus.gov) If you have any questions regarding the information that you receive on a website, please discuss it with a health care professional before making any health-related decisions. Richard P Hoffmann, Pharm.D., has been a pharmacist for more than 40 years. Send questions to him at 2960 E. Coventry Court, Hernando, FL 34442. Health NOTES Richard Hoffmann ASK THE PHARMACIST See NOTESY / Page C4 HEALTH NOTE GUIDELINES Support group information will list monthly meetings first, as space is available, then weekly meetings. It is the responsibility of each organization to inform the Chronicle about changes to existing listings. To submit information about upcoming seminars, health-related events open to the public or support group meetings, email newsdesk@chronicleonline .com attn: Health Notes; fax 352-563-5660 or write to: Health Notes c/o Citrus County Chronicle 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429. Information relating to professional training or seminars attended by those in the health care industries are considered business briefs, and would appear in the Business Digest listings of Sundays Business section. To submit story ideas for feature sections, call 362-563-5660. Be prepared to leave a detailed message with your name, phone number and the address of the news event. Approval for story ideas must be granted by the Chronicles editors before a reporter is assigned. The Chronicle reserves the right to edit submissions. Publication of submitted information or photos on specific dates or pages cannot be guaranteed. 000E17M Geriatrics Family & General Medicine Internal Medicine Intensive Care (Hospital) Long-Term Care (Nursing Home) Homosassa 4363 S. Suncoast Blvd. Homosassa Springs (352) 503-2011 Mon.-Fri. 8:30am-4:30pm, Saturday by appt. only 8:00am-11:00am B.K. Patel, M.D Internal Medicine H. Khan, M.D. Board Certified Family Pactice Beverly Hills 3775 N. Lecanto Hwy. Beverly Hills (352) 746-0600 Inverness 308 S. Line Ave. Inverness (352) 344-5511 000DXON New Patients & Walk-Ins Are Always Welcome Humana, Freedom, Medicare, United Health Care assignment accepted Our Goal Is A Healthier You Active Staff at both Seven Rivers & Citrus Memorial Hospitals Primary Medical Care Centers

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The classes and programs Web page provides a detailed listing of current and future health seminars, screenings and community events. These events are educational and often free to attend. To read the monthly blog or receive the email newsletter, visit SevenRiversRegional.com, click on the About tab and the links to the blog and newsletter sign-up pages. Hospital news and happenings are posted on facebook. com/srrmc and twitter.com/ srrmc, or call HEALTHconnect at 352-795-1234 for information about services and events. Monthly diabetes selfmanagement education classes by Citrus Memorial Diabetes Center at Citrus Memorial Healthcare Center, Sugarmill Woods. These classes, taught by a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator, offer an opportunity for those living with diabetes to learn about the importance of physical activity, meal planning and medication. Topics include blood glucose monitoring, problem solving, coping and reducing the risk for diabetes-related complications. To register for a class or to schedule a one-on-one appointment, call 352-341-6110. A physician referral is required. Hospice of Citrus County Inc. offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities for individuals of all ages who are committed to the hospice philosophy and wish to make a positive impact on the lives of people. The Homosassa Too Thrift & Gift Shoppe is currently seeking those who have an interest in sorting, distributing or operating a cash register. Volunteers are also needed at Herrys Caf. Both are at 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane, Suite C., Homosassa. The goal of the Volunteer Department is to provide competent and confident volunteers. All volunteers are required to attend core Volunteer Training Orientation and ongoing in-service trainings throughout the year. Call Volunteer Director Cathi Thompson at 352-5272020. Visit Hospice of Citrus County on Facebook or at www.hospiceofcitrus.org. Florida Department of Elder Affairs SHINE program offers free and unbiased information and assistance for all your health insurance issues. In Citrus County, there are four locations ready to serve your needs. For an appointment at any center, call 352527-5956. Leave your name, telephone number and a short message. A SHINE counselor will return the call. Citrus County Resource Center, 2804 W. Marc Knighton Court, Lecanto. First United Methodist Church, 8831 W. Bradshaw St., Homosassa. St Annes Episcopal Church, 9870 W. Fort Island Trail, Crystal River. Inverness Library, 1511 Druid Road, Inverness. Support GROUPS National Osteoporosis Foundation Citrus County Support Group, 1 p.m. the third Tuesday monthly in the training room at Citrus County Resource Center, 2804 W. Marc Knighton Court, Lecanto. Each month offers a different speaker. This is part of the NOFs Affiliated Support Group Program dedicated to providing accurate, timely information and support to people affected by osteoporosis. Call Janet Croft at 352-249-7874 or email TheBoneZone2010 @yahoo.com. Nature Coast Multiple Myeloma Support Group 6 p.m. the third Wednesday monthly at the Oak Hill Hospital Partners Club (formerly Spring Hill Enrichment Center) at Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd. (State Road 50), Brooksville. Free dinner buffet will be served. Contact Herb and Dianne Terry at 352-621-0672 or hterry1@tampabay.rr.com, or Richard Blustein at 352-4284536 or Blustein22@aol.com. SPRING HILL Look Good Feel Better Support Group, 3:30 to 5 p.m. third Wednesday monthly at the Florida Cancer Specialists, 10441 Quality Drive, Suite 203, in the Medical Arts Building next to Spring Hill Hospital. Call 352-688-7744. Different Strokes for Different Folks stroke support group, 10:30 a.m. to noon the third Thursday monthly in the Inpatient Rehabilitation Multipurpose Room at Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center in Crystal River. Call 352-795-1234 for details. FFRA (Families and Friends Reaching for the Abilities), third Friday monthly at the Key Training Center in Inverness at 130 Heights Ave. Social time and business meeting at 9 a.m. is followed by a speaker at 10 a.m. Lisa Noble from the Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center will talk about wound care, hyperbaric medicine, diabetes and treating wounds. Call Ron Phillips, president, at 352-382-7819 or visit www.ffracitrus.org. Celiac support meeting for all people who have celiac disease or dermatitis herpetiformis, 10 a.m. to noon the fourth Saturday monthly in the Community Room at the Coastal Region Library, 8619 W. Crystal St., Crystal River. Call Ken Kral at 352-6844064 or email KenKral@msn.com. SPRING HILL Amputee support group 7 p.m. the last Monday monthly at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital in the private dining room. Call Eva Baker at 352592-7232. SPRING HILL Leukemia/Lymphoma Support Group 5 to 6:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday monthly at the Florida Cancer InstituteNew Hopes Spring Hill Center, 10441 Quality Drive, Suite 203 in the Medical Arts Building next to Spring Hill Hospital. Call Jeff Haight, R.N., group facilitator, at 352-6887744. Caregivers Support and Information meeting, 1 p.m. the fourth Tuesday monthly at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 1070 N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River. Call Charlotte Downing at 352-422-7044 for directions/information. Refreshments served. OCALA Ocala Health Stroke Support Group meets 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. the fourth Tuesday monthly at the Senior Wellness Community Center (9850 S.W. 84th Court, Suite 500, Ocala). Call 800-530-1188 to register. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Suncoast Chapter Cancer Support Group (including Multiple Myeloma), 6 p.m. the fourth Wednesday monthly at the Moose Lodge, 5214 Mariner Blvd., in Spring Hill. There is no charge and light refreshments are provided. Contact: Lourdes Arvelo, LCSW, patient services manager, at 813-963-6461 ext. 11, Lourdes.Arvelo@lls.org or visit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society website at www.lls.org. Alzheimers caregiver support group by Alzheimers Family Organization, 2 p.m. the fourth Wednesday monthly at Sugarmill Manor, 8985 S Suncoast Blvd, Homosassa. Call Bevin Brayton at 352-3029066. The Citrus Memorial Diabetes Support Group, 10:30 a.m. the fourth Wednesday monthly on the campus of Citrus Memorial Health System in the auditorium. An RSVP is necessary, as refreshments will be served. Call 352-341-6110. Look Good ... Feel Better a free two-hour session for women undergoing radiation or chemotherapy, at 3 p.m. the second Wednesday monthly at the Cancer & Blood Disease Center, Lecanto, and 3 p.m. the fourth Wednesday monthly at the Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute, Lecanto. Call Joann Brown at 352-3417741 or the American Cancer Society at 800-395-5665 to register. Emotions Anonymous 12-step support group, noon the second and fourth Thursdays monthly at Central Ridge Library, Forest Ridge Boulevard and Roosevelt, in Beverly Hills. Call Meg at 352-527-2443. SPRING HILL Stroke Support Group noon the fourth Thursday monthly at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital in the private dining room. Call Pam McDonald at 352-346-6359. PINELLAS PARK Connections fireside-discussion-style support group for cancer patients, 7 p.m. the last Thursday monthly, WellSpring Oncology, 6600 66th St. N., Pinellas Park, 727343-0600; www.wellspring oncology.org. Families Against Multiple Sclerosis Support Group, 11 a.m. the first Saturday monthly at Sandy Oaks RV Resort, 6760 N. Lecanto Highway, Beverly Hills, for families, friends and anyone affected by MS. Call 352-422-5868. BROOKSVILLE Man to Man prostate cancer support group, 6 to 7 p.m. the first Monday monthly at the Florida Cancer Institute-New Hopes Brooksville Center, 7154 Medical Center Drive. Call Mary Capo at 352-596-1926. Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group 10 a.m. to noon the first Monday monthly at the Citrus County Resource Center, 2804 W Marc Knighton Court in Lecanto. Pam Hall from Kids Central Inc. will facilitate the meeting. Call Pam at 352-387-3540. OCALA The Alzheimers and Memory Disorders support group of Ocala, 3 to 5 p.m. the first Monday monthly at the Medical Office Building at West Marion Community Hospital, 4600 S.W. 46th Court, second-floor Community Room. Call 352-401-1453. Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute is beginning a free, monthly survivor group with inspirational guests and strength based topics. Cancer survivors and family are welcome to attend. The group will be facilitated by Tommie Brown and Medical Social Worker Wendy Hall and will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. the first Monday monthly at the RBOI office at the CMHS Healthcare Center at Allen Ridge, on County Road 491 in Lecanto. Guests will discuss a variety of interesting topics, including stress management, nutrition and exercise, benefits of yoga, reiki and acupuncture, and other topics which promote holistic healing, prevention and renewal. For information, email Tommie Brown at tbrown009@tampabay.rr.com or call Wendy Hall, LCSW, at 352-527-0106. Weekly meetings Together We Grow Nar-Anon Family Group 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays at Dunnellon Presbyterian Church, 20641 Chestnut St., Room 204 in office building, use right-side entrance across from the Memorial Garden; Nar-Anon is for family and friends of addicts. Find a free local support group in your area: call 888947-8885 or go to www.NARANONFL.org. Recovery from Food Addiction 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Thursdays at St. Annes Church, 9870 W. Fort Island Trail, Crystal River, in the parish hall library. Call Peg at 410-903-7740. Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) is a free 12-step recovery program for anyone suffering from food obsession, overeating, undereating or bulimia. For details or a list of meetings, call 352-270-8534 or visit www.foodaddicts.org. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sundays at Queen of Peace Catholic Church Main Hall, 6455 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala. Depression and anxiety peer support group meets at 10 a.m. Thursdays at Central Ridge Library. Bereavement Group, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Thursdays in the back hall, St. Thomas Church, off U.S. 19 south of Cardinal Street. Group is composed of men and women who are experiencing grief and are convinced Life can be good again. Open to all. Come or call Anne at 352212-0632. Al-Anon groups meet regularly in Citrus County. Call 352-697-0497. Inverness AFG: 8 p.m. Mondays, Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, 550 S. U.S. 41. Crystal River AFG: 8 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Benedict Catholic Church, 455 S. Suncoast Blvd. Last Resort AFG: 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, First United Methodist Church, 3896 S. Pleasant Grove Road, Inverness. Lecanto AFG: 8 p.m. Thursdays, Unity Church of Citrus County, 2628 W. Woodview Lane, Lecanto. Crystal River AFG: 11:30 a.m. Thursdays at YANA Club, 147 Seventh St. (off Citrus Avenue), Crystal River. Awareness Lunch Bunch AFG: 12:30 p.m. Fridays, St. Margaret Episcopal Church, 114 N. Osceola Ave., Inverness. Beginners Al-Anon: 10 a.m. Saturdays at Yana Club, 147 Seventh St. (off Citrus Avenue), Crystal River. Tuesday Morning Serenity: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Unity Church, 2628 W. Woodview Lane, Lecanto. Alcoholics Anonymous : If you drink, and want to stop, call Alcoholics Anonymous Nature Coast Intergroup at 352-6210599. Visit the website: www.ncintergroup.com. AC Group 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Church Without Walls, 3962 N. Roscoe Road, Hernando. Call Laverne at 352637-4563. Visit the website: www.alcoholicsforchrist.com. A 12-step Christian support group meets at 6 p.m. C4 T UESDAY, F EBRUARY19, 2013 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE H EALTH& L IFE NOTES Continued from Page C3 See GROUPS / Page C5 0205-TCRN 0219-TCRN NOTICE OF REFERENDUM ELECTION 000DYJ9

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every Wednesday at Living Waters Ministries, 12 N. Melbourne St., Beverly Hills. Call Meg at 352-527-2443. Free and open to the public. DUNNELLON Grief support group 6 p.m. Thursdays at the First Baptist Church of Dunnellon, 20831 Powell Road. Call the church at 352-489-2730. Narcotics Anonymous : Easy Does It, 8 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday; &:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday; The Recovery Room, 8169 S. Florida Ave. (U.S. 41), Floral City. It Works How and Why, noon to 1 p.m. Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, YANA Club, 147 N.W. Seventh St., Crystal River. More Will Be Revealed, 8 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Citrus Memorial Hospital Historic School House: 135 S. Citrus Ave., Inverness. Recovery at Work Mens Meeting, 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Lecanto Church of Christ: 797 S. Rowe Terrace, Lecanto. Recovery on the River, 7 to 8 p.m. Monday; 8 to 9 p.m. Friday and Sunday; Lecanto Church of Christ, 797 S. Rowe Terrace, Lecanto. Spirit of Unity, 8 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Citrus County Family Resource Centers outreach center: 3848 E. Parsons Point Road, Hernando. Narcotics Anonymous is not affiliated with any of the meeting facilities listed. Call the 24-hour Helpline: 352508-1604. Overeaters Anonymous : 5 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Annes Episcopal Church. Call Rita at 352-382-8503. Voices of Recovery, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Mondays at the Senior Center (V.A. building) on County Road 491, Lecanto. Call Dolores at 352746-5019. The Circle of Love, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursdays at Our Lady of Grace Church in Beverly Hills, 6 Roosevelt Blvd. Call Carolyn at 352-341-0777. The New Beginning, 7 p.m. Fridays at Our Lady of Grace, Roosevelt Boulevard, Beverly Hills. Call Carolyn at 352-341-0777. The Encouragers Support Group has been helping people deal with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and more. Weekly meeting. Call 352-637-3196. Anorexia and bulimia anonymous 12-step support group, 5:45 p.m. Mondays at the Yana Club, 147 N.W. Seventh St., Crystal River (behind the police station). Call Charmaine at 352-422-3234. Citrus Abuse Shelter Association (CASA), 1100 Turner Camp Road, Inverness, offers two free weekly womens domestic abuse support groups: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and 10:30 a.m. to noon Wednesdays. Child care available. Call CASA at 352344-8111. Celebrate Recovery : 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays at the Christian Recovery Fellowship Church, 2242 W. State Road 44. Call 352-726-2800. 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays at Seven Rivers Presbyterian Churchs Student Ministries Building. Dinner available before the meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. for $4 donation and a coffee house after. Call 352746-6200. Gulf to Lake Church Ministry Complex, West Gulf-toLake Highway in Crystal River. Dinner at 6 p.m. Fridays, followed by largeand small-group time and a Coffee Caf at 9. Call 352-586-4709. Nature Coast Ministries seeks to help the homeless and hurting of Citrus County. We offer referrals to Celebrate Recovery, call 352-563-1860. Overcomers Group for people recovering from addictions to drugs, alcohol or other out-of-control habits, 8 p.m. Mondays at the Sanctuary, 7463 Grover Cleveland Blvd. Call Paul at 352-6282874. Dunnellon Life Recovery group for adults where addiction, compulsion and codependency issues are dealt with, at 7 p.m. Mondays at Rainbow Springs Village Church, 20222 S.W. 102nd St. Road, Dunnellon. Call Char at 352-465-1644 or Nancy at 352-794-0017. SPRING HILL Parkinsons Tai Chi Group 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the private dining room at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Spring Hill. Call Charissa Haffner at 352-346-8864. Organizations Alzheimers Association -Florida Gulf Coast Chapter affiliated support groups are for family members, caregivers and others interested in learning more about Alzheimers disease. Meetings are open to everyone and free of charge. To arrange free respite care so you can attend a group, call the Hernando office at 352688-4537 or 800-772-8672. Website: www.alzsupport .com Live chat every Wednesday at noon. Message boards open at all times to post questions and leave replies. Join the Alzheimers Association online community at www.alz.org/living_with_ alzheimers_message_boards _lwa.asp. Brooksville: Lykes Memorial County Library, 238 Howell Ave.; 2:30 p.m. first Friday monthly. Call Jerry Fisher at 352-688-4537. Brooksville: Oak Hill Hospital Senior Partners, 11361 Cortez Blvd.; 2:30 p.m. first Thursday monthly. Call Jerry Fisher at 352-688-4537. Spring Hill: The Residence at Timber Pines, 3140 Forest Road; 2 p.m. third Monday monthly. Call Diane Koenig at 352-683-9009 or The Residence at 352-6839009. Free respite care provided, call to reserve. First United Methodist Church of Homosassa has several support groups that run on a monthly basis. All groups are open to the public and free of charge, and meet at 1 p.m. in Room 203 in the Administration Building: First Monday: diabetic support group. Second Monday: Alzheimers/dementia caregivers support group. Fourth Monday: stroke survivors support group. Memory Lane Respite offered weekly for people with Alzheimers/dementia. Anyone bringing a loved one for the first time is encouraged to come early to fill out information forms. Call 352-628-4083 for meeting dates. Citrus Memorial Health System is a 198-bed, not-forprofit community hospital that provides health care services to residents of Citrus County and surrounding communities. Support group meetings are in the CMHS Administration Building unless indicated. ACS Man to Man Prostate Support and Education Program, 11:30 a.m. the second Wednesday monthly. Meetings are in the conference room at the Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute at 522 N. Lecanto Highway in the Allen Ridge Medical Mall. Call 352-527-0106. AHEC Quit Smoking Group: 3 p.m. Tuesdays at Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute, Allen Ridge Medical Mall, 522 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. Call 813929-1000, ext. 213. Breast Cancer Support Group: 11:30 a.m. the second Friday, Robert Boissoneault Cancer Institute. Call Judy Bonard at 352-527-4389. Citrus Cancer Support: 4:30 p.m. the third Tuesday, cafeteria meeting room. Call Carol at 352-726-1551, ext. 6596 or ext. 3329. Cancer Support: at Cancer Treatment Center. Call Jeannette at 352-746-1100 for date and time. Diabetes Support Group: Call Carol McHugh, R.N., at 352-341-6110 for details. Head and Neck Cancer Support: Robert Boissoneault Cancer Institute. Contact Wendy Hall at 352-527-0106. Heart-Healthy Eating Workshop: 1:30 to 3 p.m. second Wednesday every other month, CMHS Medical Office Building. Call 352-560-6266 or 352-344-6538 to register. GROUPS Continued from Page C4H EALTH& L IFE C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE T UESDAY, F EBRUARY19, 2013 C5 Repair to broken front teeth a cause to smile A nother week has gone by and I have another neat thing to tell you about being a dentist. A very close friend of mine broke his two front teeth this week. When he broke his teeth off halfway to the gums, he found himself not raising his lip when smiling for fear that someone would see how he looked. Before this happened, he had never thought of himself as being self-conscious. Knowing he was self-conscious about his appearance and that the edges were bothering him, I offered him to come in on my day off to make a temporary repair. He would have to see a specialist to address some issues before we restored him permanently. After I finished the temporary repair, he looked at it and said Why cant we just leave it this way, it looks so good? We had already discussed that, because the tooth was so badly broken, the ideal solution was to place a crown on each of the broken teeth. While addressing these two teeth, we were going to extend the crowns to another tooth that was missing. He could not have replaced this missing tooth with an implant because of various reasons, and he wanted to avoid shaving down the adjacent teeth just to replace the missing tooth. Once these two teeth broke, he thought this might be the right time to get that missing tooth replaced. This was the case until he saw my temporary solution. Though he realizes the crowns are more protective, his concern for shaving teeth down is greater. It looks as though he will leave things as they are and hope the temporary solution (which in reality is a permanent white filling, or bonding, that I was using to hold him over until we had things ready to proceed to the crowns) works for a long period of time until something breaks again. Let me get back to the neat thing. After the day had passed, I called him after dinner to joke with him about whether or not the filling was still in place. He thanked me very sincerely, saying he feels so much better with the tooth built back up and he didnt realize how he would feel with a broken tooth. As we said good-bye, he thanked me again and said, I can smile again. To me, this is neat. It is so nice to be able to make such a difference in someones life. If there is someone you know thinking about dentistry as a career, let them know it is one of the greatest professions there is, and encourage them to shadow a dentist for a while to see if it is right for them. By the way, I would be happy to be the dentist they shadow. Dr. Frank Vascimini is a dentist practicing in Homosassa. Send your questions to 4805 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa, FL 34446 or email them to him at info@MasterpieceDental Studio.com. Dr. Frank Vascimini SOUND BITES with positive shows; the healthy eating group watched more violent TV. Nancy Jensen, who took part with her now 6-yearold daughter, said the study was a wake-up call. I didnt realize how much Elizabeth was watching and how much she was watching on her own, she said. Jensen said her daughters behavior improved after making changes, and she continues to control what Elizabeth and her 2year-old brother, Joe, watch. She also decided to replace most of Elizabeths TV time with games, art and outdoor fun. During a recent visit to their Seattle home, the children seemed more interested in playing with blocks and running around outside than watching TV. Another researcher who was not involved in this study but also focuses his work on kids and television commended Christakis for taking a look at the influence of positive TV programs, instead of focusing on the impact of violent TV. I think its fabulous that people are looking on the positive side. Because no ones going to stop watching TV, we have to have viable alternatives for kids, said Dr. Michael Rich, director of the Center on Media and Child Health at Childrens Hospital Boston. TV Continued from Page C1 See GROUPS / Page C6 Joe Jensen, 2, watches television as a special treat in the afternoon, Tuesday, Feb. 12, at his home in Seattle. Associated Press 000E2G5 GOUT & CARDIOVASCULAR DISEAS E DOES THIS DESCRIBE YOU? Consider the following criteria for possible participation in a local clinical research study: Men 50 years of age or older Women 55 years of age or older Diagnosed with gout History of major cardiovascular disease (includes stroke, blocked arteries, diabetes) Qualified participants will receive study medication and study-related medical care at no cost. Compensation for time and travel may also be available for those who qualify. Learn more by calling the study center in your area. Call: (352) 563-1865 Nature Coast Clinical Research Crystal River Or visit: www.GoutAndHeartStudy.com 000E0SG 4805 S. Suncoast Blvd. Homosassa, FL 34446 352-628-0012 www.MasterpieceDentalStudio.com Always Welcoming New Patients FRANK J. VASCMINI, DDS Dr. Pablo Figueroa Se Habla Espaol 2222 Highway 44 W., Inverness Caring is my Profession Call for an Appointment 352-860-0633 ifamilypractice@tampbay.rr.com Accepting New Patients Serving Citrus County Since 1993 WE ACCEPT Medicare Aetna Humana United Healthcare Coventry Medicare Blue Cross/ Blue Shield Cigna Universal And Other Major Insurances 000E29U

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Look Good Feel Better Group: monthly at Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute, Allen Ridge Medical Mall, 522 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, the Cosmetology Association and the Personal Care Products Council. A licensed cosmetologist is present to advise women about many issues. For dates, times, more information or to register, call the American Cancer Society at 800-395-5665. Mended Hearts Support Group: 10 a.m. second Friday, Gulf Room at CMHS Historic Building. Call Cardiovascular Services at 352-344-6416. Ostomy Support: 2 p.m. third Sunday, Cypress Room at CMHS Historic Building. Call Steve Spielman at 352-229-4202, Sue Penner at 352-560-7918, Sharon Brummer at 352-382-4446 or Betty or Mel Shipley at 352341-0005. Stroke Support Group of Citrus County: 3 p.m. third Wednesday monthly, CMHS Annex Building conference room, State Road 44 across from Walgreens. Call 352344-6596 or 352-344-1646. Hospice of Citrus County support groups and workshops. Call 866-6420962 or 352-527-2348 for information. Grief workshops: 1 p.m. Thursday Hospice of Citrus County Clinical Office, 326. S. Line Ave., Inverness. 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday Newly Bereaved Grief Workshop, Wings Education Center, 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane, Homosassa. Grief support groups: 11 a.m. Tuesday Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church Parish Life Center, 6 Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. 9 a.m. Wednesday Griefs Journey ... A Walking Group, Whispering Pines Park (Parking Area E). 10 a.m. Thursday Wings Education Center, 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane, Homosassa. 2 p.m. second Thursday Hospice of the Nature Coast Levy Office, 24-B County Road 40 E., Inglis. 10:30 a.m. Saturday First United Methodist Church, 831 Bradshaw St., Homosassa. Evening support groups (for working people): 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, newly bereaved Hospice of Citrus County Clinical Office, 326 Line Ave., Inverness. Social support: 10 a.m. Tuesday Franks Family Restaurant, 2780 N. Florida Ave., Hernando. 1 p.m. first Thursday Mulligans Grill (formerly Mango Grill), 1305 Norvell Bryant Highway (C.R. 486), Hernando. 11:30 a.m. third Tuesday LIFT luncheon (widows/widowers), Citrus Hills Golf & Country Club; call 352-621-1500, ext. 1728 for reservations. Wings education series: th Tuesdays @ 2 Wings Education Center, 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane, Homosassa. Teen Encounter and Camp Good Hope Camps for grieving children/teens offered in April and October. Suicide Survivors Support Group, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Mondays at the Hospice of Citrus County Hospice House, 3350 W. Audubon Park Path, Lecanto. The group is free and open to the public. Participants need not be hospice families. For information, call Lynn Miller at 352-527-2020. Hospice of Citrus County/Hospice of the Nature Coast licensed 1985, is a notfor-profit charitable organization providing compre hen sively responsive and compassionate end-of-life services to the terminally ill and their families in 12 counties of North Central Florida. It also provides grief support services for children and adults in the community. HPH Hospice, in partnership with the Alzheimers Association Florida Gulf Coast Chapter, offers Caregivers Support Groups for caregivers of dementia or Alzheimers patients to provide information, education and emotional support in a safe, comforting and confidential environment. There is no charge, and everyone is welcome to join. Call Sue Piatek at 352-5274600 with questions. First Tuesday, 11 a.m., Our Lady of Fatima, 550 S. U.S. 41, Inverness. Second Monday, 1 p.m., First United Methodist Church of Homosassa, 8831 W. Bradshaw St., Homosassa. Free respite care provided, call to reserve. Fourth Tuesday, 5 p.m., Emeritus at Barrington Place, 2341 W. Norvell Bryant Highway (County Road 486 east of C.R. 491), Lecanto. Free respite care provided, call to reserve. Weekly ongoing Bereavement Group from HPH Hospice and St. Timothys Evangelical Lutheran Church, available to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays at St. Timothys Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1071 N. Suncoast Blvd. (U.S. 19), Crystal River. There is no cost to attend. Call Paul Winstead at 352527-4600. HPH Hospice, a nonprofit agency initially licensed in 1984, provides, care, comfort and support to individuals affected by a life-limiting illness in Citrus County. In addition to its office in Beverly Hills, it has a Hospice House on Norvell Bryant Highway in Lecanto for patients with limited caregiving assistance. SPRING HILL Oak Hill Hospital H2U Partners Club support groups meet on the campus of Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. Diabetes Support Group 10 am. second Monday monthly, Kim Palmer, facilitator. Multiple Myeloma Support Group 5:30 p.m. third Wednesday monthly, Diane Terry, facilitator. Kidney Education Support Group 2 p.m. third Wednesday monthly, Mary Jane Talty, facilitator.C6 T UESDAY, F EBRUARY19, 2013 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE H EALTH& L IFE GROUPS Continued from Page C5 Using data from more than 200,000 Americans, researchers also found the death rate for current smokers is three times as high as those who never smoked, with most of the extra deaths caused by smoking-related conditions such as cancer, heart disease, stroke and respiratory diseases. The study showed lifetime smokers live 10 years less than nonsmokers. Therefore, even if smokers do not get cancer, they may have other ailments from smoking that can kill a person earlier. The probability of surviving from 25 to 79 years of age of life was twice as high in nonsmokers than current smokers. There is good news, too. Not surprisingly, the study showed that the earlier a person quit smoking, the greater the impact. People who quit between 25 and 34 years of age gained about 10 years of life compared to those who continued to smoke. But there were benefits at many ages. People who quit between 35 and 44 gained about nine years, and those who stopped between 45 and 59 gained about six years of life expectancy. Those years gained are of good quality of life. I strongly believe, even if you quit smoking at any phase of life, it helps. The new research showed that, in fact, women are no more protected from the consequences of smoking than men. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, tobacco use accounts for nearly 400,000 deaths annually in the United States more than HIV infection, drug or alcohol use, car accidents, suicides and murders combined. One in five deaths in the USA is due to smoking-related illness. It also showed that differences between smokers and the population in general are becoming more and more stark. In the past 20 years, advances in medicine and public health have improved life expectancy for the general public, but smokers have not benefited in the same way. Efforts to eliminate smoking in public places and place higher taxes on cigarettes have all helped cut the prevalence of smoking. We still need to do more. In short, do not start smoking if you are not smoking. If you are smoking, quit it at any age of life it helps. Yes, it is not easy to quit, but we all have to take tough measures in life. Dr. Sunil Gandhi is a hematologist and oncologist. He is volunteer medical adviser of the Citrus Unit of American Cancer Society. Write to 521 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto, FL 34461, email sgandhi @tampabay.rr.com or call 352-746-0707. GANDHI Continued from Page C1 from 1975-2009, has shed light on the extent of the countrys success in its battle against cancer. While the death rates associated with the most common cancer sites, such as lung, colon and rectum, female breast and prostate has decreased, the report revealed that during the past decade the number of deaths associated with cancers of the liver, pancreas, uterus, and skin has actually increased. Overall, however, the news is good, and cancer death rates have been dropping since the early 1990s. From 2000 to 2009, cancer deaths have dropped by around 1.8 percent a year among men, 1.4 percent among women, and 1.8 percent among children under the age of 14. This decrease indicates progress is indeed being made. However, as I stated last week, if the decrease in cancer screening continues, this trend will reverse itself, and we will begin to see the death rate from cancer increase again. Among men, the number of deaths over the past decade has decreased for 10 of the most common cancers, including kidney, lung, prostate, colon, leukemia, myeloma, larynx, oral cavity and pharynx, stomach, and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The only increase was found among those with cancers of the skin, the liver, and the pancreas. Over the same period the number of deaths among women have decreased for 15 of the most common cancers, including lung, stomach, cervix, gallbladder, bladder, oral cavity and pharynx, brain, leukemia, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, colon and rectum, breast, kidney and myeloma. An increase was found in the number of deaths associated with cancers of the uterus, liver and pancreas. I have discussed the importance of staying away from tobacco products for many years, and one of the main reasons for the decrease in cancer deaths in recent years is because of the significant drop in the number of smokers. The continuing drop in cancer death rates over the past two decades is encouraging. The challenge we now face is how to continue those gains in the face of new obstacles, like obesity, which I have also touched on in the column on many occasions. As a society, we must face the overwhelming burden that obesity will be placing on our health care system and on the incidence of cancer head on, without distraction, and without delay, by expanding access to proven strategies to prevent and control obesity. And we must maintain our vigorous approach toward screening, early detection and treatment. As I stated last week, a previous study revealed that despite there being an increase in survival rate, the number of people in the U.S. who have gone to preventative screening has actually gone down in the last ten years. We have to reverse this trend. Dr. C. Joseph Bennett is a board-certified radiation oncologist and a member of the Citrus County Unit of the American Cancer Society. Watch Navigating Cancer on WYKE TV at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and at 10 a.m. Thursdays. If you have any suggestions for topics, or have any questions, contact him at 522 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto, FL 34461, or email cjbennett@rboi.com. BENNETT Continued from Page C1 See GROUPS / Page C7 WATERING FINES Citrus County is issuing citations that carry with them a fine of $100 for first offenders of local watering rules. Second violations cost $250, third or more cost $500. Find watering rules in the weather map on Page A4 daily. A special luminaria ceremony held during the American Cancer Society Relay for Life remembers those lost to cancer and honors those who have survived. Relay is a community gathering where everyone can join the fight against cancer. P l e a s e l i g h t a c a n d l e i n h o n o r o r I n m e m o r y o f m y l o v e d o n e / f r i e n d w h o h a s b a t t l e d c a n c e r C r y s t a l R i v e r A p r i l 5 Crystal River High School www.relayforlife.org/crystalriverfl L e c a n t o A p r i l 1 2 Lecanto High School www.relayforlife.org/lecantofl I n v e r n e s s A p r i l 1 9 Citrus High School www.relayforlife.org/invernessfl For more information call 637-5577 L i g h t t h e w a y t o a c u r e L i g h t t h e w a y t o a c u r e F r i e n d s o f t h e H o m o s a s s a L i b r a r y Proceeds benefit the Homosassa Public Library 4100 Grandmarch Avenue Homosassa, FL 34446 Homosassa Public Library Community Room T h u r s d a y F e b r u a r y 2 8 1 : 0 0 p m t o 6 : 0 0 p m F r i d a y M a r c h 1 1 0 : 0 0 a m t o 4 : 0 0 p m & S a t u r d a y M a r c h 2 1 0 : 0 0 a m t o 4 : 0 0 p m S p r i n g B o o k S a l e 000DS6O Great bargains in recycled reading! For book sale information call 382-2440 or visit the library website: http://citruslibraries.org. community history literacy OUT LOUD! 0 0 0 D O H P 6th Annual Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 2:30-4:30 PM Listen to moving, inspirational and humorous selections from African-American literature. Enjoy musical entertainment & refreshments during this celebration of history & literacy at CF Citrus Campus. Join us out loud! Learn More: http://facebook.com/citrusaari A f r i c a n A f r i c a n African A m e r i c a n A m e r i c a n American R e a d I n R e a d I n Read-In 0 0 0 D T K U 5 k / 1 0 k & 5k/10k & 1 M i l e W a l k / R u n 1 Mile Walk/Run And Kids Fun Run Register Online at: www.drcsports.com Charity and Contact Info: Citrus County Blessings (352) 322-6744 Email: info@citruscountyblessings.com TLC Physical, Occupational & Speech Therapy Citrus County Blessings Saturday, February 23, 2013 7:00am Registration & Packet Pick-up 8:00am 10k Race Start 8:05 am 1 Mile Walk 8:15am 5k Race Start Start & Finish: Nature Coast Bank Citrus Hills 2455 North Citrus Hills Blvd., Hernando 34442 All Pre-Registered Entries Receive A Free Long Sleeve Shirt RAFFLE 4 IPODS & Gander Mtn. Gift Cards

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ALS Support Group 2 p.m. the third Thursday monthly, Katie Mitchell, facilitator. Epilepsy Support Group 3 p.m. fourth Saturday monthly, Lillian Rojas, facilitator. Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Support Group 6 p.m. fourth Wednesday monthly, Lordes Arvelo, facilitator. Crohns Disease Support Group 6 p.m. the last Thursday monthly, Isaiah Del Pilar, facilitator. H2U Partners Club events and activities are open to members only. Membership is open to Hernando, Pasco, and Citrus County residents for $20 a year. Oak Hill Hospital has been serving the Nature Coast since 1984. It is the largest medical facility in Hernando and Citrus counties (234 acutecare beds), is one of the areas largest private employers, and offers Hernando Countys only comprehensive cardiovascular program, including open heart surgery. Approximately 300 physicians, 950 associates and more than 350 volunteers comprise Oak Hill Hospitals health care delivery team. For more information, visit OakHillHospital.com. GROUPS Continued from Page C6 she wont tear up any more pillows, or couch cushions, or the rug, or clothes, or whatever she can drag through the dog door while were all gone. Cesar Millan (The Dog Whisperer) says we dont get the dog we want as much as we get the dog we need. Until recently, I thought this was doggy psychology crap. As much as Daisy needs to chase Frisbees, I need a stress reliever. Through her, Ive found a great de-stressifier. Trekking in the predawn hours, soaking up the nature around me (and throwing a soggy canvas dog Frisbee) is immensely soothing. When were done, Im refreshed and energized, focused and calm. She lays down panting, and I get ready for the day. My new job has me on a sharp learning curve. Its the Stairmaster of learning curves, as its almost vertical at times. With the Stairmaster comes stress, my memory (what little of it thats left) is taxed. I carry a list of Centers acronyms and their definitions so I dont look like I just arrived from Mars (where I think they did find some hint of life). I find that I get fatigued, have confusion (senior moments), have a lot of trouble sleeping (mind racing off without the body) and go on afternoon sugar safaris when sleepiness slams me between the eyes. Many people dont think they can have negative stress responses from things they enjoy doing. O contraire, stress responses can creep up on people in the midst of very positive circumstances. And I have that in my job! Ive been warmly embraced by everyone, from the clients to the staff, from the administrators (they call them Chiefs) to our community partner agencies. The staff counselors and support personnel have shown professionalism and extreme kindness toward me even, upon occasion, pointing me toward my office without laughing at me. My Chief, Diane Daniels (I havent seen her headdress yet) is exemplary in both wisdom regarding my orientation, and in her clinical take on things. Our HR Chief, Wendy Fletcher, is a vault of information and expertise. Our CEO (the Chief Chief), Charles Powel, has a clearly visible heart for our community and our clients. Everyone needs to have a couple of ways to dispel stress: walking, exercise, boating, birding and fishing are some examples. Even in the midst of very exciting and positive experiences, we need to take time to refresh and recalibrate our stress levels. I wish you many enjoyable misty morning treks! Yvonne Hess, M.S., LMFT,CAP is director of Citrus County services for The Centers. She can be reached at 352-628-5020, ext. 1013, or yhess@ thecenters.us. HESS Continued from Page C1 recommended, is it dangerous or is it going to cause us problems in the future? That is a question that can be answered by the amount of X-ray exposure you have. Over the years, X-rays and CT scans have improved, gotten more sophisticated, and there is a reduction in the amount of radiation one is exposed to during imaging. Lets look at a couple of levels of exposure and doses, so you can see the significance of radiation. The unit that is used to measure radiation is called millisieverts. If you get a dental X-ray, you get .5/1000 of a millisievert. If you get a chest X-ray, you get 2/100 of a millisievert. When I am examining or evaluating a patient for problems in the head and neck area (depending on the problem), patients can be exposed to anywhere from 1/10 of a millisievert to 2 millisieverts. OSHA, which is the federal agency that monitors radiation levels for workers who are exposed to radiation in the nuclear industry and health care industry, have set some standards. The dose limit for one year is 50 millisieverts, so you can see an image is a very small slice of a total safe dose that one can be exposed to. Other risks of exposure that you may not have thought about includes where you live in the United States. For example, if you live out West in a mountainous area as compared to Florida, at sea level, you are more likely to be exposed to radiation. If you work in the airline industry and spend time at high altitudes, this also poses a greater risk for radiation and its associated side effects. This is because the earths atmosphere; the earths atmosphere provides some shielding for radiation, and the closer you are to the sun the less protection that you have. The benefits and abilities of X-ray and CT scan to be minimally invasive and provide information that allows doctors to accurately diagnose and treat greatly outweighs the risk factors. Think about the example of the patient who, years ago, may have had to endure an exploratory abdominal surgery, and now can be evaluated without being taken to surgery. We also use X-ray to kill cancer cells without having to do surgery, which means patients heal quicker, and return to normal activity. So, as you can see, there are some risks and benefits, and the simple thing to do is weigh those risks and benefits. The World Health Organization has guidelines as mentioned earlier for radiation exposure, and it is not a bad idea to calculate the amount of radiation you have during the period of a year so you can make a decision whether another Xray or CT is worthwhile. The previous numbers I gave you will help give you some idea, but when you go for an X-ray, they can give you the exact amount of millisieverts for the procedure so you can keep track. However, generally speaking, most people do not reach the dose limit for one year simply by being evaluated for medical problems. It helps to understand there are other things including an MRI, magnetic resonance imaging scan, and ultrasound scans that can be used in conjunction with X-ray and CT to diagnose, thus reducing the radiation risk and still allowing the doctor to accurately diagnose the problem so he or she can best implement treatment. Manufacturers of X-ray and CT equipment constantly work to improve the technology, thus reducing the risk of radiation exposure. Many of us are old enough to remember the first-generation of CT scanners that took sometimes a half-hour to complete a study. Nowadays, they are so fast they are done in minutes. This greatly reduces radiation exposure. Overall studies suggest that less than 20 percent of radiation is received from medical imaging. Denis Grillo, D.O., FOCOO, is an ear, nose and throat specialist in Crystal River. Call 352795-0011 or visit Crystal CommunityENT.com. H EALTH& L IFE C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE T UESDAY, F EBRUARY19, 2013 C7 Ten commandments for ostomates T en (new) Commandments of Ostomates: 1. Thou shall allow thyself to be sad, or angry or depressed on occasion. Who said you always have to have a good attitude? 2. Thou shall not let the above emotions become a way of life. 3. Thou shall seek help, education and support if thine unhappy emotions overcome thee. 4. Thou shall seek out the WOCN Nurse if thou art not satisfied with thine products. 5. Thou shall learn to care for thy ostomy. Letting others do it for you if you are physically able to is a cop-out. 6. Thou shalt not hide thyself away. Get out and do the things you used to do. You can! 7. Thou shall not be ashamed. 8. Thou shall cultivate a sense of humor about thine ostomy. There are worse things. 9. Thou shall set an example to the non-ostomy world. An example of triumph over adversity, courage over pity and pride over embarrassment. 10. Thou shall help other ostomates. Join your local UOAA group, donate money and volunteer your time. Your Ostomy Support Group of Citrus County meets at 2 p.m. the third Sunday of every month at the Citrus Memorial Health Systems Office Building, the old school house, at 131 S. Citrus Ave., Inverness. Any questions, call Steve at 352229-4202 or Sue at 352-560-7918. Sally A. Borland is on the board of directors of the Ostomy Support Group of Citrus County No.555. Sally Borland OSTOMATES GRILLO Continued from Page C1 Even in the midst of very exciting and positive experiences, we need to take time to refresh and recalibrate our stress levels. Almost There63,000 Baby Steppin Bear Cubs38,036 CRL2,255 Fiscally Fit65,875 Step It Up47,700 CRPS Steppin Tweeners422,083 Pets n Steps65,500 Trinity Walkers32,000 CRPS Accelerated Steppers61,875 Biker Buddies410 Cubs in Minute Training315 Genesis313 Government Gals & a Guy300 Healthy Heroes240 Homosassa Hikers367 LifeSouth Depounders255 Teale248 Turtle Trackers0 X Nu Toned273 All Hours380 Bookin It198 Citrus County YMCA YId Cats338 CPR Exercise Warriors227 Early Birds450 Empress Girls385 Fantastic Four103 FitnessKins315 HPH-Because We Care248 JCM Motivators311 Minute Tracking Tweeners215 Muffets130 Pooch Walkers685 Sassy Striders233 Team Citrus 95107 Witness the Fitness156 Fabulous Flab Fighters300 Jazzercise Junkies473 Mimpop720 R & R Exemplar992 Wrinkles in Time875 Community-Wide Fitness ChallengeTEAM POINTS RECORD February 4 March 17 2013 000DPXW 000DYVA 000DWBL F RI M ARCH 1 & S AT M ARCH 2 5 P M T IL 9 P.M. Look for the lighted pathways Get to know your local artists Artist Demonstrations 1 Olde Mill House Gallery & Cafe Photography, Painting & Print Museum 2 River Safaris & Safari Cafe-Pottery, Wood, Glass & Metal Work 3 Glass Garage Stained & Fused Glass, Jewelry Wildlife Paintings on Wood 4 Pepper Creek Pottery Sculptural Functional Clay Works & Studio 5 Riverworks & Homosassa Smokehouse, Copper Sculpture & Driftwood Furniture 6Owls Pellet Studio-Potography, Paintings, Local Nautical Art 13 All shops owned and operated by local artists!! For more info call (352) 628-5222 or (352) 212-3617 Refreshments Free Admission & Parking

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Submit information at least two weeks before the event. Multiple publications cannot be guaranteed. Submit material at Chronicle offices in Inverness or Crystal River; by fax at 352-563-3280; or email to community@chronicleonline.com. Notes tend to run one week prior to the date of an event. Publication on a special day cant be guaranteed. News NOTES News NOTES DAR to host card partyThe Fort Cooper Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, will host a Military Card Party Wednesday, Feb. 20, at the Crystal River Womans Club, 320 S. Citrus Ave., Crystal River Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and play begins at 7 p.m. Cost is $12. There will be refreshments and door prizes. For tickets and information, call Carol Weiser at 352-726-8071. Womans Club to do bunco partyThe GFWC Womans Club of Inverness will sponsor a bunco party at the clubhouse, 1715 Forest Drive, on Wednesday, Feb. 20. Snacks, beverages, door prizes and opportunity drawings will be part of the afternoon fun. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Play begins at 1 p.m. Tickets are $10. Call Pat at 344-1275. No tickets will be sold at the door. Writers to hear about love scenes Romance writers looking to amp up their love scenes are welcome to the Saturday, Feb. 23, meeting of the Sunshine State Romance Authors from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Homosassa Library, 4100 S. Grandmarch Ave., in the Community Room. Erotic romance author Evangeline Anderson will be guest speaker. With more than 60 romance novels published, she will share her expertise with her presentation of the Rules for Writing a Love Scene. SSRA welcomes new members and anyone interested in writing and becoming published may attend. For more information, visit www.sunshinestate romanceauthors.com. Eagles welcome all to jam session The Citrus Eagles 3992 welcomes the public to jam sessions from 6 to 9 p.m. Sundays with B.J. Bear and Co. The lodge is at 8733 Gulf-to-Lake Highway in Inverness. C OMMUNITY Page C8 TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2013 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Precious Paws ADOPTABLE Bruiser Special to the Chronicle Bruiser is a young adult, neutered male Jack Russell terrier mix. He is a high-energy dog and would do best living with an active family and another dog. When he is bored, he gets into mischief and will jump the fence if left unattended in the yard. He loves other dogs and children, but needs to be introduced to large gentlemen. Once he knows you, he is your pal and wants to be with you, ride in the car, jog or just roughhouse and play. The Precious Paws Crystal River Mall adoption center is open noon to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. View pets at www.preciouspaws florida.com or call 352726-4700. Kittens and cats are available for adoption at the Pet Supermarket on State Road 44 in Inverness during regular store hours. Indiana Day to be this week Lets get together for Indiana Days from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at Calvary Chapel of Inverness, 960 S. Florida Ave. (U.S. 41 South), Inverness. Dinner will be served at noon. Bring a covered dish to feed eight people. Cost is $6 per person to help pay for the room and plates, paper goods, etc. For more information, call Monnie Bettuo at 352637-4179, Janet Bowman at 352-307-0069 or Loretta Hennessee at 352-2454468. Grumman retirees to meet Feb. 21 The Grumman Retiree Clubs Midwest Florida Chapter will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at Buffet City, 13235 Cortez Blvd. (State Road 50), Brooksville. The business meeting begins at 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch. The cost is $13. There will be a speaker from the Retired Seniors Volunteer Program (RSVP) after lunch, who will acquaint attendees regarding the services provided to seniors by the group. Call Hank Mehl at 352686-2735, or email hmehl@tampabay.rr.com to make reservations. HPH hosts free memory checks HPH Hospice will host free 20-minute memory screenings for adults age 50 and older who are concerned about memory impairment. Participants will meet privately with Jerry Fisher, MSW, program specialist for the Alzheimers Association Florida Gulf Coast Chapter. The screenings will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at the HPH Hospice Team office, 3545 N. Lecanto Highway, Beverly Hills, in the Winn-Dixie shopping plaza. Appointments are required. Call 352-527-4600. Spanish club to gather Feb. 21 The general meeting for the Spanish American Club of Citrus County will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Norvell Bryant Highway near North Pinecone Avenue, Lecanto. All are welcome. The club meets the third Thursday of the month and is open to the public. Membership dues are $15 for the next 6 months. For more information, call 352-746-3599. Meek to speak to civic groupCounty Commissioner Joe Meek will be guest speaker at the Thursday, Feb. 21, meeting of the Citrus Springs Civic Association at 7 p.m. at Citrus Springs Community Center, 1570 W. Citrus Springs Blvd. CSCA general meetings are on the third Thursday monthly at the center. The associations purpose is to promote the general welfare of the residents of Citrus Springs, to provide a public forum for residents to discuss matters of mutual interest and concern and to provide an official liaison between the state and county government. The association helps promote and coordinate community services and activities. To be a part of the organization, come to a meeting and volunteer your time. For more information, call 352-465-9007. Special to the ChronicleCitrus County Audubon Society will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at Unity Church of Citrus County, 2628 W. Woodview Lane, Lecanto. Guest speaker will be Marianne Korosy, who is the Jay Watch and Important Bird Area (IBA) coordinator for Audubon Florida. Her presentation, Scrub Jay Watch and Grassland Sparrow Ecology, will focus on her work with Floridas endangered scrub jays and the ongoing project of Sparrow Drives conducted yearly at Weeki Wachee Preserve in Hernando County. Her presence will afford those wishing to be involved an opportunity to volunteer and to become active in preserving and caring for our creatures in the wild. All CCAS events are open to the public. For more information, visit CitrusCountyAudubon.com. Talk birds with Audubon County group to host Jay Watch speaker T he West Citrus Ladies of the Elks Friends, Fashion, Fun luncheon was just that a fun-filled fashion event. The elegant tables were decorated in soft pastel sequined shoe favors. There were a bevy of door prizes awarded and the fashions ran the gamut from casual to formal, offered by Bealls. Sue Straussen of Bealls described the fashions and offered tips. Judy Walton, chairwoman of the event, and President Kathy Manning were on hand to assist the models and the guests throughout the afternoon event. As Mary Waterfield modeled a hooded jacket of lime green with matching capris, we heard Life Can be a Dream by deejay and musician Joe Dube. Nineteen-year resident Lynn Hoffman modeled a denim jeans ensemble with sprocket styling from the Junior Department. Terri Harrison, a vocal music graduate and retired Navy captain, was fetching in her athletic attire, including a baseball cap for her day in the sun. As Dube offered Runaround, we viewed models in striking attire, including ankle pants and striped jackets in bold colors. Old-maid clothes are a no-no, Straussen said. Kathy Gray, from Michigan, traded snow for sunshine. A retired teacher, she modeled capris and Margaretta boat shoes. It was fun, fun, fun as the models mingled about the room showing off their outlandish attire, including a Simplicity pattern fashioned into a blouse with a measuring-tape necklace and a pincushion bracelet by Bonnie Lee. Kathy Manning sported a straw hat with a Catch of the Day fish on top and a cork necklace. Judy Walton was all smiles in her plastic bellbottoms, a tie-dyed shirt, flower child blossoms in her hair and a striking pink flamingo purse. Cruise wear modeled by Jeanette Kohler featured a ruffled hemline on the pants and a crocheted handbag. Carol Haines canary yellow graphic design could easily serve two purposes with neckline embellishments. Lynn Hoffmans casual dress in stripes and cap sleeves for daywear with a shell print tote was modeled as we heard Margaritaville music by the versatile deejay. Courageous Beth Taranowski, the only swimsuit model, strolled by in a onepiece suit of peacock feather design and a sarong bottom, as the playful deejay played the famed Itsy Bitsy, Teeny Weeny, Yellow Polka Dot Bikini. The funny models returned later with Walton in a double-breasted top (literally) and a briefcase that was entirely brief. Manning sported a plunging neckline (a bathroom plunger), a balloon skirt (real balloons), a shiny tiara, a 14-carrot necklace (real carrots), all described as her folksy wedding dress. Concluding the fashion show with fashion tips from Straussen, we learned that accessorizing can step up an ensemble from daywear to evening wear and that a solid-color belt takes an outfit up a notch. Sling shoes are in. Saying putting outfits together is like painting a picture, Straussen, described easy-care fabrics in abstract prints, abalone necklaces, black-and-white prints with pearls, even long ones of the 1920s flapper days, a striking yellow belt and a black patent-leather bag. Manning modeled a basic black with stretch semi-sheer top and a clutch bag which can be transformed for daywear with a change of earrings and use of scarves. The ever-popular My Eyes Adored You was played as Straussen demonstrated the various ways scarves can enhance an ensemble. West Citrus Ladies of the Elks annually presents charitable contributions to the community. Among those which benefit from fundraising events are Homosassa Elementary School for supplies to children in need, the We Care Food Bank and Camp E-Nini-Hassee. With music we love, fashions to view, a delightful meal and helpful fashion tips, it was a most pleasurable day with the Ladies of the Elks and our volunteer friends. Ruth Levins participates in a variety of projects around the community. Let her know about your groups upcoming activities by writing to P .O. Box 803, Crystal River, FL 34423. Fashion, friends, fun at Elks lodge Ruth Levins AROUND THE COMMUNITY Special to the ChronicleAnn and Fred Abeles, cycling snowbirds from Frederick, Md., will speak at the Thursday, Feb. 21, meeting of the Rails to Trails of the Withlacoochee, at 5:30 p.m. at the Lakes Region Library, 1511 Druid Road, Inverness. The Abeleses reside in Inverness during the winter. They started bicycling in 1998, after careers in science (Ann at the National Cancer Institute and Fred at the Department of Agriculture). They have been coming to Florida each winter since 1998 to enjoy Inverness and the Withlacoochee State Trail. They are avid cyclists and enjoy touring in the United States, as well as making an overseas trip each year. This past September, they spent eight days in Switzerland cycling over the Alps from Lake Constance in the north to Lake Geneva on the south. To relax from that achievement, they traveled by train to Provence (France), where they had rented a small apartment about an hours drive east of Avignon in the Vaucluse area. They spent a week enjoying life in the countryside and making day trips by bicycle in the area. The couple will provide a slideshow of their overseas experience. For more information, call Bonnie Peterson at 352-341-4665. Cycling snowbirds at Rails to Trails Athletic equipment Recently, the Citrus County School District sponsored a used athletic equipment program. The program collected more than 3,000 pounds of used and new items including golf, tennis, baseball, basketball and soccer equipment. All items were donated to Operation Shoebox and forwarded to the military personnel stationed in Afghanistan. Other contributors were CUB, Fleet Reserve Association Branch 186 and the Citrus County Sheriffs Office for providing the transportation of the items to the warehouse. From left are: Bill Rossfeld, CUB Board of Directors president; Sam Himmel, superintendent of shchools; and Bob Huscher, Fleet Reserve program coordinator. Special to the Chronicle Citizens Academy helps The Sheriffs Citizens Academy Alumni Association presented a check to the Citrus County Sheriffs Shop With a Cop program in December. This is a program in which kids are taken to the Walmart store at Christmastime and, with a set amount of money, shop for their families while accompanied by members of the CCSO. From left are: Dawn Faherty, program coordinator; Jonna Wing, president, CAAA; Charles Hildago, vice president, CAAA; and Todd Farnham, program coordinator. Special to the Chronicle

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T UESDAY, F EBRUARY19, 2013 C9 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE E NTERTAINMENT P HILLIP A LDER Newspaper Enterprise Assn. Author Isaac Asimov said, If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldnt brood. Id type a little faster. Whenever you are on defense and the dummy has come down, ask yourself from where you might get the winners that you need to defeat the contract. In this deal, East-West need six tricks to beat two spades. When West leads the heart king and East signals enthusiastically with the 10, West can see five winners: one spade, three hearts and one club. But from where is the sixth winner coming? Souths two-spade overcall was part of the Cappelletti convention, showing spades and either minor. West should realize that it is unlikely his side will get two diamond tricks. South must have something for his vulnerable overcall. And if that is the case, West probably needs to take two trump tricks, which will be possible if East began with exactly four hearts. (East wont have five, because he would have transferred out of one no-trump.) After the king and queen of hearts, West can play a heart to Easts ace. Then leading the last heart promotes a second trump trick for West. (If South ruffs low, West overruffs; if South ruffs high, West discards.) But will East know to play the last heart? Probably not; he is highly likely to shift to a diamond. To save East from himself, West should cash the diamond ace before playing the third heart. This ace denies the king; with the ace and king of diamonds, West would cash the king first, not the ace. 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A guard thinks an inmate has a supernatural power to heal. (In Stereo) R The Joe Schmo Show (N) Ways to Die Ways to Die (STARZ) 370 271 370 Freaky Friday (2003) PG Click (2006, Comedy) Adam Sandler. (In Stereo) PG-13 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2012) PG-13 Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003, Action) Uma Thurman. R (SUN) 36 31 36 Israeli Bask. Seminole Sports Lightning Live! NHL Ho ckey T oronto Maple Leafs at Tampa Bay Lightning. Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. (Live) Lightning Live! Inside the Lightning American Ski Classic (SYFY) 31 59 31 26 29Face Off When Hell Freezes Over PG Face Off Eye Candy The contestants must create a creature. Face Off Bugging Out (N) Total Blackout Total Blackout Face Off Bugging Out (TBS) 49 23 49 16 19KingSeinfeldSeinfeldSeinfeldBig BangBig BangBig BangBig BangCougarBig BangConan (N) (TCM) 169 53 169 30 35 My Favorite Year (1982, Comedy) Peter OToole. PG The Racket (1928) Thomas Meighan. NR Wings (1927, War) Clara Bow. Silent. Two pilots vie for the love of the same woman. PG-13 (TDC) 53 34 53 24 26Dual Survival (In Stereo) Dual Survival (In Stereo) Dual Survival (In Stereo) Dual Survival (In Stereo) Africa (In Stereo) Dual Survival (In Stereo) (TLC) 50 46 50 29 30Long Island MediumMy 600-Lb. Life PGMy 600-Lb. Life: Melissas Story PG My 600-Lb. Life PGMy 600-Lb Life (TMC) 350 261 350 Shade Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Undead (2009) Wes Craven Presents: Dracula 2000 (2000) (In Stereo) R BloodRayne: The Third Reich (2010) Natassia Malthe. The Crying Game (1992) R (TNT) 48 33 48 31 34Castle Kick the Ballistics PG Castle Eye of the Beholder PG Castle Undead Again PG Castle Always (In Stereo) PG Castle Flowers for Your Grave PG Southland Bats and Hats (TOON) 38 58 38 33 Level UpLevel UpLevel UpLevel UpLevel UpAdvenKing/HillKing/HillAmericanAmericanFam. GuyFam. Guy (TRAV) 9 54 9 44Bizarre FoodsFoodFoodBizarre FoodsExtreme RVs GExtreme RVs GExtreme RVs G (truTV) 25 55 25 98 55Cops PGCops PGWorlds Dumbest...PawnPawnPawnPawnHardcorePawnWorlds Dumbest... (TVL) 32 49 32 34 24M*A*S*HM*A*S*HCosbyCosbyRaymondRaymondRaymondRaymondClevelandClevelandKingKing (USA) 47 32 47 17 18Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Law & Order: Special Victims Unit White Collar Shoot the Moon (N) PG Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (WE) 117 69 117 Charmed (In Stereo) PG Charmed Oh My Goddess PG CSI: Miami Hell Night CSI: Miami Speed-dating. CSI: Miami Pirated (In Stereo) CSI: Miami After the Fall (WGN-A) 18 18 18 18 20ChrisChrisFunny Home VideosMotherMotherMotherMotherWGN News at NineFunny Home Videos D ear Annie : Several years ago, I stayed with my aunt and uncle for a week. My aunt sent me down to the basement to tell my uncle to come upstairs for dinner. When I turned the corner, I caught him pulling up his pants in front of the computer screen. He asked me not to tell my aunt, and I didnt. During my time there, he did several other things that made me uncomfortable. He asked me personal questions about womens bodies, and one time when I was alone with him, he hugged me from behind, pushing himself against me. Eventually, I told my parents about it. Although they believed me, I dont think they ever said anything to my aunt and uncle. So I made my own rules about how close to get to him when we visited. The reason Im writing is because I have two younger sisters, both teenagers, and I have noticed my uncle looking at them when we visit. Even more troubling, my uncle has two young granddaughters who visit on a regular basis. While I dont like to think hed do anything to them, my aunt and uncle often babysit for the girls, so he has regular opportunities to be alone with them. The situation worries me, but I dont know what to do. Im pretty sure neither my aunt nor my adult cousins have any idea whats going on. My parents arent eager to create a rift, and the grandkids really love their grandpa. But I would feel awful if I later learned he had abused these kids. If my parents dont address the situation, should I tell my aunt? My cousins? Dont Want It To Happen Again Dear Dont Want: That hug from behind was a type of molestation. Your uncle isnt likely to change his behavior on his own, so it is important that the relatives be informed and the younger children protected. Tell your parents that if they are unwilling to handle this, you will talk to your sisters and adult cousins. Your cousins may not believe that their father would harm their kids, and they may be angry with you, but they should know nonetheless. Dear Annie : Like Worried and Confused in Calif., I am also turned off by a dear friend who allows her dog to eat off of her plates and slurp from the same glass. If it were only in her own home, it wouldnt bother me too much. But Beth brings her dog to my house and does the same thing. It is very annoying. Beth is wonderfully generous, kind and ethical. I cannot think of a way to tell her without hurting her. Do you have any suggestions? Love the Friend and Her Dog, But Dear But : You have already given Beth the impression you dont mind, so it will require telling her directly that she either not bring her dog, or not allow the dog to lick the plates. You can be gentle about it, saying youve become more concerned about germs lately and would prefer that the dog eat from a dish youve supplied for him instead of off of her plate. You might have to remind her a few times, but if shes as generous, kind and ethical as you say, she will comply. Dear Annie: You often recommend grief counseling for readers whose loved ones have died, and you say to check with their local hospital. Id like to suggest an alternative. Not all hospitals offer grief counseling, except in the immediate aftermath of a death. But hospices throughout the country offer bereavement support, and the vast majority of them serve the entire community, often at no cost. Please encourage anyone who is grieving to explore what is offered in their community through local hospices. Loyal Reader Annies Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Email your questions to anniesmail box@comcast.net, or write to: Annies Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 Third St., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254. To find out more about Annies Mailbox and read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at www.creators.com. 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The Bachelor Sean Tells All (N) Body of Proof Abducted -Part 1 Eyewit. News Jimmy Kimmel (WTSP) CBS 10 10 10 10 1010 News, 6pm (N) Evening News Wheel of Fortune Jeopardy! (N) G NCIS Hereafter (N) PG (DVS) NCIS: Los Angeles History (N) PG Vegas Two of a Kind (N) 10 News, 11pm (N) Letterman ` (WTVT) FOX 13 13 13 13FOX13 6:00 News (N) (In Stereo) TMZ (N) PG omg! Insider (N) Raising Hope New Girl New Girl (N) Mindy Project FOX13 10:00 News (N) (In Stereo) NewsAccess Hollywd 4 (WCJB) ABC 11 11 4 NewsABC EntInside Ed.The Taste (N) The Bachelor (N)Body of Proof NewsJ. Kimmel 6 (WCLF) IND 2 2 2 22 22Christian Fitness TodayKenneth Hagin Great AwakeningH.Babers Sr. Place for Miracles A. Wommack Perry Stone Life TodayPurpose for Life Great Awaken < (WFTS) ABC 11 11 11NewsWorld News The List (N) PG Lets Ask America The Taste Creating the perfect sandwich. 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C10 T UESDAY, F EBRUARY19, 2013 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE C OMICS Pickles Citrus Cinemas 6 Inverness; 637-3377 Escape from Planet Earth (PG) In 3D. 1:45 p.m., 7:40 p.m. No passes. Escape from Planet Earth (PG) 4:45 p.m. No passes. Safe Haven (PG-13)1 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 7:30 p.m. A Good Day to Die Hard (R) 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:20 p.m. No passes. Beautiful Creatures (PG-13) 12:45 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 7:10 p.m. Identity Thief (R) ID required. 1:15 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. Warm Bodies (PG-13) 1:40 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Crystal River Mall 9; 564-6864 Safe Haven (PG-13)1:30 p.m., 4:20 p.m., 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m. A Good Day to Die Hard (R) 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:20 p.m., 7:50 p.m. No passes. Beautiful Creatures (PG-13) 1:10 p.m., 4 p.m., 7:10 p.m. Escape from Planet Earth (PG) In 3D. 1:05 p.m., 7:35 p.m. No passes. Escape from Planet Earth (PG) 4:30 p.m. No passes. Side Effects (R) 1:40 p.m., 4:55 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Identity Thief (R) 1:25 p.m., 4:25 p.m., 7:25 p.m. Warm Bodies (PG-13) 1:20 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (R) In 3D. 1:50 p.m., 4:05 p.m. No passes. Lincoln (PG-13) 1 p.m., 4:10 p.m. Visit www.chronicleonline.com for area movie listings and entertainment information. Peanuts Garfield For Better or For Worse Sally Forth Beetle Bailey Dilbert The Grizzwells The Born Loser Blondie Doonesbury Kit N Carlyle Rubes Dennis the Menace The Family Circus Betty Big Nate Arlo and Janis Frank & Ernest Times provided by Regal Cinemas and are subject to change; call ahead. Todays MOVIES WJUF-FM 90.1 National Public WHGN-FM 91.9 Religious WXCV-FM 95.3 Adult Mix. WXOF-FM 96.3 Adult Mix WEKJ FM 96.7, 103.9 Religious WSKY 97.3 FM News Talk WXJB 99.9 FM News Talk WRGO-FM 102.7 Oldies WYKE-FM 104.3 Sports Talk WDUV 105.5 FM Hudson WJQB-FM 106.3 Oldies WFJV-FM 103.3 s to s WRZN-AM 720 Adult Mix Local RADIO V JWP LXEE VL WEE VP NTPU ... UEWRPXNN, ETSX, BTM, KPFWAAVPXNN. XWJF NTPU, MTKGX LXEEVPU W NLTGM WPR WJLVPU. AWLLV AWUXPrevious Solution: The ship of democracy, which has weathered all storms, may sink through the mutiny of those on board. Grover Cleveland (c) 2013 by NEA, Inc., dist. by Universal Uclick 2-19

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(352) 860-2792 AREARUG 8X11 $20. 352-422-2164 Bedspreads 2 twin, White Matelasse, w/matching shams $45 ea. set 352-527-2729 BroyHill Decan Dinning roomset,2 leafs, rectangle table, 6 high back chair, china hutch, exec. cont. $550.00 718-666-6624 BREAKFAST NOOK Table & 4 Cushioned Chairs, 48 Beveled Glass Top, Rattan Excellent Condition $225. Call 352-382-3802 Contour Adjustable Bed, Twin, Premier Sleep System, variable speed massage, w/ waves & timer & remote control $1,000 (352) 344-3827 FOLDING BED TWIN $30 352-777-1256 Full Size 4 Piece Bedroom Set $100. (352) 726-8474 GLASS TOP END TABLE w/elephant base good condition $60 352-465-1262 LEATHER LIVING ROOM SET, In Original Plastic, Never Used, ORG $3000, Sacrifice $975. CHERRY, BEDROOM SET S olid Wood, new in factory boxes$895 Can Deliver. Bill (813)298-0221. BEAUTIFULGREEN MABLE SPANeeds motor / frame work. 100.00 firm Linda 341-2271 KIDS SUITBlack pinned striped,worn once.Size 12 huskey.30.00 obo Linda 341-2271 DISHWASHER White Energy Star Frigidaire 2010 Gallery Quiet,Clean,Must Sell $100 341-0450 KENMORE DRYERAll Digital 12 settings Good condition White 2005 model #84092 $100 341-0450 KENMORE DRYERAll Digital 12 settings Good condition White 2005 model #84092 $100 341-0450 Maytag Gemini Range electric, double oven, self cleaning smooth service. $300 & Matching Microwave 2.0 cu ft. $75. Both Bisque (352) 628-5138 REFRIGERATOR GE apartment size 3ft tall, 2ft wide, great shape-$50(352)212-1596 REFRIGERATOR GE Refrigerator/Freezer 67x 28x 30. $75.00 352-503-9354 SMITTYSAPPLIANCE REPAIR.Also wanted dead or alive washers & dryers. FREE pick up 352-564-8179 WHIRLPOOL Dishwasher $100 352-746-1447 CHAIR-desk/computer, grey, adj height, rocker, good shape, $25 (352)212-1596 DUDLEYS AUCTION 2AUCTIONSThurs: 2/21 EstateAdventure 4000 S Fl Ave(US41S) Inverness 3pm Outside 4:30 Irish Christmas w/400+ Angel & Santas & 6pm inside w Full Auction Hall Estate Furniture, tools & Wood lathes Fri: 2/23 Mobile Home 2/2 @Cloverleaf Farms MH Park ,238 Middleton St. Brooksville 34601 11am SOLDABSOLUTE *check website www.dudleys auction.com 637-9588 10%BP Au2267AB1667 DUDLEYS AUCTION AUCTION Restaurant Equip. Liquidation Tues, 2/19/13 Preview: 9am Auction: 10am 14 Hwy-19 N (near SR40) Inglis, FL 34449 Formerly Backwater Southern Grill,All Equipment & dcor must go!*check website www.dudleys auction.com 637-9588 10%BP Au2267AB1667 12X36 WOOD LATHE Good working order. Was $275 new. Will take $175 352-726-7898 14 Abrasive Cut-Off Saw 4085IIT $50 Craftsman 4 drawer work table, steel top $75. 352-447-6139 Auto-Repair Manuals 1981, 1977-1983 $50. 352-447-6139 SAWS Ryobi 9 Band Saw $40; Skill 10 Table Saw $60 (352) 628-4118 TOOLBOX diamond plate, locking, great shape, fits ranger/S10, $75 (352)212-1596 Wood LatheChizzles Included $100. (352) 628-9175 42 MAGNAVOX PLASMAFLAT SCREENTV $150. Metal stand $25.00. 352-726-0264 RESIDENTIAL ELECTRICIAN Must have 5 years exp. Current on Codes & DF, Call (352) 746-6825 STUCCO Mechanic Wanted Crew leader position send inquiries and resume to david@ colonystone.com APPT. SETTERS NEEDED $500. Sign on Bonus. Great Commission Pay and weekly bonuses Call Bob 352-628-3500 NEWSPAPER CARRIER WANTEDNewspaper carrier wanted for early morning delivery of the Citrus County Chronicle and other newspapers for home delivery customers. 3 to 4 hours per day. Must have insured and reliable vehiclepreferable a van SUV, or pick up with a cap -Large enough to hold our Sunday product Apply in Person 1624 N Medowcrest Blvd, Crystal River Monday to Friday 8am-5pm Newspaper carriers are independent contractors, not employees of the Citrus County Chronicle SALES PERSON Energetic Sales Person Needed. Experience preferred but not required. A willingness to learn all facets of operations, Apply in Person BADCOCK & MORE 150 S Suncoast Blvd YARD & FACILITYHELP NEEDED Need dependable person with flexible schedule. Must be able to drive a forklift & load cable reels onto flatbeds; maintain Shop cleanliness, mow, weed-eat and pick-up parts as needed. Monday through Friday, 7AM to 3:30PM; ocassional Saturdays. Please apply in person at F&H Contractors 9250 WestAtlas Drive, Homosassa, 34428. MEDICALBILLING TRAINEES NEEDED Train to become a Medical OfficeAssistant. NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! Online training gets you Job ready ASAP. HS Diploma/GED & PC/Internet needed! (888)374-7294 FLAG-U.S. military in wood/glass display case,perfect, never flown,-$40(352)212-1596 Nascar Team Caliber dicast collectable cars $200. Qty 25 various yrs. 97-01 Monster Inc,Capillar Big Kmart352 201 2120 I I I I I I I I Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 I I I I I I I I EXP. LINE COOKS & SERVERSApply in Person COACHS PUB & EATERY Mon-Fri. 8am-11am & 2pm-4pm 114 W. Main St. Inverness 11582 N. Williams St. Dunnellon Save-A-Lot Shopping Center HIRING COOKS or Kitchen Help & SERVERSServers Must be 18 or older. Apply Fishermans Restaurant 12311 E Gulf to Lake (352) 637-5888 Closed Mon. & Tues Part time Server & CookFor Lunch at Florida Artists Galary Cafe Floral City Resident Preferred Apply 3pm-4pm 8219 Orange Ave. RETAIL, FOOD ASSOCIATES & COOKS APPLY IN PERSON Saturday 2/23 9:00-11:00 am Only WILDSIDE CAFE 9225 W. Fishbowl Dr. Homosassa ADVERTISING INSIDE SALES RepresentativeThe Citrus County Chronicle is now accepting applications for an Advertising Inside Sales Representative. Must have minimum of 2 years sales experience with proven sales results. Must be able to maintain current account base as well as prospecting for new clients over the phone. Fast paced environment that requires ability to multi task with ease. Computer proficiency a must. Excellent organizational and customer service skills. Fax cover letter and resume to HR at: (352)564-2935 or email: djkamlot@chronicle online.com Final applicant must undergo a drug screening. EOE COMMERCIAL INSURANCE CSRCommercial Insurance CSR and inside sales position needed. Knowledge of AMS360 preferred. Email resume toTracy Fero at t fero@fero insurance.com or call 352-422-2160 ENERGETIC RETAILSALESW/Sales Experience for gift shop in Inverness, min 30 hrs. Mail ResumeTo: PO Box 1282, Inverness, FL34451 SALES PERSON Energetic Sales Person Needed. Experience preferred but not required. Awillingness to learn all facets of operations, Apply in Person BADCOCK & MORE 150 S Suncoast Blvd EXPMECHANICMust have tools Must have D.lic./Trans apply in person AmericanAuto 8696 W. Halls River Rd FRAMER WANTEDFor immediate employed. Experi ence Requir ed PT may lead to FT. Fax resume to 352-637-4141 or call (352) 637-4138 Legal Assistant For busy Law Firm Min 5 yr legal asst/ paralegal exp reqd. Competitive salary/ benefits. FAX RESUME: 352-726-3180 Only qualified candidates considered I I I I I I I I Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 I I I I I I I I Avante At inverness Is currently looking for LPNs Full time All Shifts & CNAS Apply online at Avantecenters.com Dental Assistant Must be proficient in crown & bridge temporizing & Dental Hygienist Call 352-465-3008 or fax resume to 352-465-3009 F/T Dental AssistantExperience required. Fax Resume To: 352-795-1637 or Email casie@rswanson dental.com F/T Dental HygienistFax Resume To: 352-795-1637 or Email casie@rswanson dental.com FRONT DESK SPECIALIST Full/Part time, for Busy Office. Only those w/front desk, health care exp. considered. Computer & Insurance exp. needed. EMAIL RESUME T O: billingdept@ nbccdro.com LPNs All Shifts, Full Time & Part Time Exp. PreferredLife Enrichment CoordinatorApply at: Superior Residences of Lecanto Memory Care 4865 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy (352)746-5483 Drug free workplace dselsavage@ superioralf.com mriggleman@ superioralf.com NEEDED Experienced, Caring & Dependable CNAs/HHAsHourly & Live-in,flex schedule offeredLOVING CARE (352) 860-0885 RNs, PT & OTS LPNs, Phsych Nurse, & STOffice Staff w/medical background, CITRUS & HERNANDO (352) 794-6097 Executive Asst. Email resume to: resume2013ncf @gmail.com INSURANCE AGENT WANTEDLooking for licensed 220 or 440 customer service agent, salary plus benefits. email resume to: david@birdinsurance group.com NEW YEAR NEW CAREER! Tired of dead end jobs? Sick of workplace uncertainty? New opportunities with established 35+ year local company Looking for goal oriented individuals Training provided Average compensation $50k+ yr. Company sponsored trips and incentives 2 Positions Open For immediate hire Fax Resume to Karen 352-726-6813 or Call 352-726-7722 FL. JUMBO SHRIMP 15ct @ $5.00lb, Stone Crabs@ $6.00lb Delivered 352-795-0077 2 Lost Dogs Blk lab mix(Baron), Blk & White hound mix (Cracker) off Dunklin/Citrus Springs 352-292-2759 32nd Degree Scottish Right Ring Lost in Vicinity of Sweet Bay, Inverness 352-209-1316 Black Labrador Retriever, about 1 yrs old, answers to Buddy, lost in vicinity of W. Dunnellon Rd Owner is heartbroken. (352) 400-3302 (352) 795-8662 Found Girls Coat Like new Gray on Croft (352) 341-8479 GOLDEN LAB Name is Shadow, hes very friendly, approx. 80lbs Connell Heights 352-364-2646 Lost Cell Phone Samsung Android w/Hot Pink Cover. Left in Cab on 2/8 or 2/9 evening. Cab ride was from Beverly HIlls to Homosassa. Pls Call me (352) 279-5217 or (352) 270-4164 Lost Dog, Boston Terrier, Female, Brindle & White, Gospel Island Reward(352) 726-7980 Wallet in Homosassa. Ohio DL, Regions Bank Card. 503-7279 White Chihuahua found at Lakeside County Club Inverness call 726-1461 FL. JUMBO SHRIMP 15ct @ $5.00lb, Stone Crabs@ $6.00lb Delivered 352-795-0077 SDS 2 Work Station Looking to Rent or purchase call Joe 352-503-2108 Fero Memorial Grdns 2 lots for sale. 2 plots in each lot. $4500/ lot. (352) 628-4051 SECRETARYFamily owned and operated Pest Control Business Office experience preferred, but will train right candidate. Apply in Person at 8822 E. Moccasin Slough Rd Inverness 34450 Wed-Fri. 9A-12P (352) 726-3921 jdsmithpest @gmail.com Todays New Ads HARLYDAVIDSON08, 1200cc Sportster classic 976mi. showroom condition, $9500 (352) 447-1244 HOMOSASSA 2/1, 2 porches, W/D, $500m 352-628-6643 INVERNESS MOVING SALE Saturday 23, 9a-5p 9022 E. Island Drive ITASCA2007 Navaron 23H Mercedes Diesel, 2.7L, 17 mpg, generator,AC, one slide out, sleeps 5, excellent condition, $55,000 make offer 352-422-1309 Kayak $300 and Scaffold $350 352-447-1244 KAYAK Kayak, Blackwater 13.5Tandem Kayak by Dagger. Removable child seat. Storage compartment in rear with rudder. Comes with cover, 2 life jackets and paddle. $450.00 OBO. 352-637-1731 LINCOLN 1999 Continental Exc. Condition, 27mpg hwy, Garage kept, $4500 352-422-4548 Maytag Gemini Range electric, double oven, self cleaning smooth service. $300 & Matching Microwave 2.0 cu ft. $75. Both Bisque (352) 628-5138 Ruger LCP new never fired.380 ACP, light weight for CWP 1 box of ammo,$450.00 352-637-0844 TRADITIONS Buckhunter inline 50 Caliber, blk powder $100. (352) 447-6139 Triple Dresser w/ Mirror, 10 Drawer Excel. Cond. $250. (352) 220-3883 TWIN BEDS Mattresses, Box Springs and Frames $75.00 each 352-382-7454 Wanted to buy Gun Safe Steel, for long guns, for 20 to 40 Guns 352-303-2525 $$ TOPDOLLAR $$ For Wrecked, Junk or Unwanted Cars/Trucks $$ (352) 201-1052 $$ $$ CASH PAID $$for junk vehicles. 352-634-5389 BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID-$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 FREE REMOV AL Appliances, Window AC, Riding Mowers, & Metals, 8Satelite Dish & MORE 352-270-4087 BLACK LAB MIX Female, 3 yrs old 58lbs, spade, microchipped, crate trained, no cats or sml children, call or text 352-895-1336 FREE 2 six wk old bunnies, 1 female Golden Lab spayed, 2 yrs old house broken (352) 502-5302 Call after 4:30PM NeedAFriend with same interests Retired Oriental Lady No smoking,drinking or drugs. Healthy will share Tsai P.O, Box 895 Waldo, Fl. 32694 Single White Widow Seeking, 1 healthy honest, country gentleman for companionship. He Should be 65-80 Love of country and bluegrass music a plus. (352) 344-0002 Todays New Ads 2007 PACE CAR HAULER 32 ft Enclosed Gooseneck w/liv qtrs. $15,500. For more info call 352-560-7247 14 Abrasive Cut-Off Saw 4085IIT $50 Craftsman 4 drawer work table, steel top $75. 352-447-6139 4Bush Hog good condition 352-422-4548 Auto-Repair Manuals 1981, 1977-1983 $50. 352-447-6139 BroyHill Decan Dinning roomset,2 leafs, rectangle table, 6 high back chair, china hutch, exec. cont. $550.00 718-666-6624 BUICK Regal, LS, custom 4 DR. Loaded, only 70K stereo, leather, V6 alloys, garaged, clean $4,850. 352-212-4882 CHICKS & DUCKLINGS Delaware, Buff, Silkie, Frizzle Chicks $4.50ea Cayuga, Pekin, Buff Ducklings $7ea. all are straight run. 727-517-5337 (Brooksville) CRYSTAL RIVERTues, Wed, Thurs. Fri. 2 Complete Queen BR sets, table w/ 4 chairs, patio table & chairs & MISC. ITEMS Call (352) 794-3693 Fish Tanks, and stands, 352-447-1244 Guardian Air Cooled, Automatic stand by Generator, by Generac Pwr. Systems Inc., This model is a compact, high performance, air cooled, engine driven generator designed to automatically supply electrical power to operate critical loads during a utility power failure. This unit is factory installed, in an all weather, metal enclosure, that is intended exclusively for outdoor installation. The generator will operate using either, propane, or natural gas, This unit comes with product registration card. Generator installation guidelines book and installation and owners manual. 2013 model, list for 3,900 this is a 2008 model w/ no to low hours, volts 120/240 amp 130/ 65, W1600 3,600 rmp, suggested retail value $2,500 Asking $,1,750 obo (352) 382-1352

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COUNTYWIDE DRY-WALL25 ys exp lic2875,all your drywall needs Ceiling & Wall Repairs. Pop Corn Removal 352-302-6838 All Tractor & Tree Work Househld, Equipment & Machinery Moving (352) 302-6955 JEFFS Cleanup/Hauling Clean outs/Dump Runs Lawns/Brush Removal Lic. (352) 584-5374 LAWNCARE N MORE Leaves, bushes, beds, cleanup, hauling. treework 352-726-9570 CHRIS SATCHELL PAINTINGASAP 30 yrs. Exp., Excel. Ref. Insured 352-464-1397 CALLSTELLAR BLUE All Int./ Ext. Painting Needs. Lic. & Ins. FREE EST. (352) 586-2996 INTERIOR/EXTERIOR & ODD JOBS. 30 yrs J. Hupchick Lic./Ins. (352) 726-9998 CALLSTELLAR BLUE All Int./ Ext. Painting Needs. Lic. & Ins. FREE EST. (352) 586-2996 BEATANYPRICE Paint & Power Wash Lawn & Trees Trim Jim (352) 246-2585 PIC PICARDS PRESSURE CLEANING& PAINTING 352-341-3300 All phases of T ile Handicap Showers, Safety Bars, Flrs. 422-2019 Lic. #2713 Marcias Best Clean Experienced Expert lic+ref, Free Estimates **call 352-560-7609** NA TURE COAST CLEANING Res. Rate-$20 hr. No Time Wasted! 352-564-3947 THE KLEEN TEAM Residential/Comm. Lic., Bonded, Insured (352) 419-6557 AllAROUND TRACTORLandclearing, Hauling Site Prep, Driveways Lic/Ins 352-795-5755 BEATANYPRICE Paint & Power wash Lawn & Trees Trim Jim (352) 246-2585 LAWNCARE N MORE Leaves, bushes, beds, cleanup, hauling. treework 352-726-9570 ATYOUR HOMEMower and small engine Its Tune Up time. 352 220 4244 A-1 Hauling, Cleanups, garage clean outs, trash, furniture & misc. Mark (352) 287-0767 ALLOF CITRUS Clean Ups, Clean Outs Everything from Ato Z 352-628-6790 ANDREW JOEHL HANDYMAN. Gen. Maint/Repairs Pressure Cleaning. 0256271 352-465-9201 Af for dable Handyman FAST 100% Guar. AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 Af for dable Handyman FAST 100% Guar. AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 Af for dable Handyman FAST 100% Guar. AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 Af for dable Handyman FAST 100% Guar. AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 HANDYMAN DAVE Pressure Wash homes & drive-ways, Hauling Odd Jobs 352-726-9570 **BOB BROWNS**Fence & Landscaping 352-795-0188/220-3194 A 5 STAR COMPANY GO OWENS FENCING ALL TYPES. Free Est. Comm/Res. 628-4002 ROCKYS FENCING FREE Est., Lic. & Insured 352 422-7279 Install, restretch, repair Clean, Sales, Vinyl Carpet, Laminent, Lic. #4857 Mitch, 201-2245 #1A+TECHNOLOGIES All Home Repairs. All TVs Installed lic#5863 352-746-3777 HELPING HANDS Transport, shopping Dr. appts errands etc Hablo Espanol 813-601-8199 COUNTYWIDE DRY-W ALL25 yrs exp. lic.2875, all your drywall needs Ceiling & Wall Repairs. Pop Corn Removal 352-302-6838 #1A+TECHNOLOGIES All Home Repairs. All TVs Installed lic.#5863 352-746-3777 DUN-RITE ELECTRIC Since / Free Est. lic EC 13002699 352-726-2907 Diestler Computer New & Used systems repairs. Visa/ MCard 352-637-5469 BIANCHI CONCRETE INC.COM ins/lic #2579 Driveways-Patios-Sidewlk. Pool deck repair /stain. 352257-0078 FATHER & SON Decorative Concrete Textures, Stamp,Spray Crack repair, Staining, driveways, pool decks, Lic/Ins 352-527-1097 ROBS MASONRY & CONCRETE Driveways tear outs, tractor work, Lic. #1476, 726-6554 AllAROUND TRACTORLand clearing, Hauling Site Prep, Driveways Lic/Ins 352-795-5755 SMITTYSAPPLIANCE REPAIR.Also wanted dead or alive washers & dryers. FREE pick up 352-564-8179 Adult Family Care HomeAlzheimer Dementia Incontinency (SL6906450) 503-7052 HELPING HANDS Transport, shopping Dr. appts errands etc Hablo Espanol 813-601-8199 JEFFS Cleanup/Hauling Clean outs/Dump Runs Lawns/Brush Removal Lic. (352) 584-5374 THE KLEEN TEAM Residential/Comm. Lic., Bonded, Insured (352) 419-6557 000DVNW CRYSTALRIVERLarge 4br 2ba MH READYTO MOVE IN Owner Fin. Avail. CALL(352) 795-1272 FLORALCITY By Owner, 14x 60 2/2 Split Plan w/dbl roof over, w/ porch & carport on fenced 1 acre, Very N ice Quiet, Considering ALL reasonable Cash offers. 352-586-9498 FLORAL CITY Exceptionally Nice 3/2 on Beautiful 1 AC, treed lot, garage, shed, dock, Ideal for Fishing/ Airboats $95,900 716-523-8730 HERNANDO 2 MHs on 1 acre Invest-59k, mo. rent possible @1k, mls# 700425, Cridland RE S.Smith 352-634-1048 HERNANDO/486 Lg. Wkshop 2/1/den SW, w/AC,1+acre, $43,500, Cridland Real Estate JDesha (352)634-6340 HOME-ON-LAND Only $59,900, 3/2 like new on acre. Tape-n-texture walls, new carpet & appliances,AC & heat! Warranty, $2,350 dwon, $319.22/mo P&I, W.A.C. Owner can finance. Call 352-621-9182 FLORALCITY DW, 2/2/2 carport Screen room, shed, all you need is a toothbrush to move in $17,500. Lot Rent $183. 352-344-2420 INVERNESS 55+ Park 14 x 58, 2/1, furniture, appliances, shed, scrn. porch, $8,500. (352) 419-5133 NEW 2013 2br 2ba Doublewide w/10 year Warranty $39,900 Delivered & setup, a/c, skirt, steps. Call(352) 795-1272 NEW 3/2 JACOBSEN HOME 5Yr. Warranty $2,650 down, only $297.44/ mo., Fixed rate W.A.C. Come and View 352-621-9181 Palm Harbor Factory liquidation sale 3 stock models must go. $39k off select 2012 models John Lyons 800-622-2832 ext 210 WE WILL BUYYOURMANUFACTURED Home. from 1976-2013 CALL(352) 795-2377 2BR/1BA, MH & Land Needs little Work $17,500 9340 W.Tonto Dr., Crystal River Call 352-382-1544 or 813-789-7431 43,900. 3/2,Dblewide. Delivered & set up, New Jacobsen. The only home with a 5 yr. warr., only $500 down and $293.40/ mo. P&I W.A.C. Must See 352-621-3807 DUDLEYS AUCTION 2AUCTIONSThurs: 2/21 EstateAdventure 4000 S Fl Ave (US 41S) Inverness 3pm Outside 4:30pm Irish Christmas w/400+ Angel & Santas & 6pm inside w Full Auction Hall Estate Furniture, tools & Wood lathes Fri: 2/23 11am MobileHome 2/2 @ Cloverleaf Farms MH Park 238 Middleton St Brooksville 34601 SOLDABSOLUTE *check website www.dudleys auction.com 637-9588 10%BP Au2267AB1667 HERNANDO $$Private Owner $$ FinancingAvailable New & Used Manufactured Homes Call 1-727-967-4230 Homosassa Dbl. Wide 3/2 95% remodeled inside, 1.25 acres half-fenced, recent roofing & siding, 16x16 workshop,must-see! $69,900 (352) 621-0192 Fish Tanks and stands, 352-447-1244 Scottish Terrier DOB 11/4 /13 Black Beauties Shots, Male & Female 1 year garauntee. (575) 491-2944 Cell Shih-Tzu Pups, Males S tarting@ $400. Registered Lots of colors, Beverly Hills, FL(352)270-8827 www .aceof pup s.ne Bermuda Hay 50lbs $6 Never been rained on 795-1906 586-1906 SHAMROCK FARM, CR I I I I I I I I Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 I I I I I I I I DUNNELLON/488 3/2 2Acres newly remodeled $750/mo. Sml Pet? (352) 795-6970 HERNANDO 2/1, Furn. Lrg. Fm & Laun. Rm, Cprt, prvt rd. 50+Area $650/m. F/L (352) 746-0850 HERNANDO 2/2 $450. mo. 1st last +dep 352-201-2428 HOMOSASSA 2/1, 2 porches, W/D, $500m 352-628-6643 HOMOSASSA 2BR/2 BA, No Pets $500(352) 628-5696 OLD HOMOSASSA2 bedroom. 1-1/2 bath. $475/mo $400 dep pool and clubhouse 3526284441 2006 FLEETWOOD ENTERTAINER. 32X66. OWNER MUST SELL! CALL(352) 795-1272 2br 2ba Single Wide 12yearsYOUNG. 14X66. Trade in WILL GO F AST! $14,900YOUR BABY $19,900 Incls Delv, Set, New A/C, skirt & steps,Must See! NO HIDDEN FEES. CALL(352) 795-1272 BIG USED HOMES 32x80 H.O.M. $50,900 28x76 H.O.M. $43,500 28x70 ScotBilt $42,500 40x42 Palm Har. $65k 28X70 Live oak $52,500 We Sell Homes for Hnder $10,000 Call & View (352) 621-9183 2 Maltese Puppies Left, 1 female $650. 1 Male $600, CKC reg. will have Fl. Health Cert.. Call to come play with them, (352) 212-4504 or (352) 212-1258 8 Month Old MALE YORKIE CKC registered all shots, house trained, loveable, affectionate Silver & brown $600.(352) 341-4009 CHICKS & DUCKLINGS Delaware, Buff, Silkie, Frizzle Chicks $4.50ea Cayuga, Pekin, Buff Ducklings $7ea. all are straight run. 727-517-5337 (Brooksville) MOXIE My name is Moxie. My owner left me, but Ill never leave you if you take me home. Youll never find a more loyal companion than me. Moxie is a 3 y.o. Black Mouth Cur, weighs 60 lbs. He is strong, yet gentle to his humans. Likes people and seems good with children. Neutered & housebroken. He is athletic, so a fenced yard is recommended. He needs room to exercise first and then he settles down. Look in his beautiful eyes and see the love he is waiting to give his forever family. Call Donna @ 352-249-7801. REMY Remy is a joyous, active young terrier mix who was surrendered to the shelter because of neglect. Weight about 42 pounds. Dark golden brown brindle in color, neutered, heartworm -negative, appears housebroken. He is a delightful, happy dog, very eager to learn, and very intelligent. Gets along with other dogs and loves his human friends. Tries very hard to please. A fenced yard would be preferred for him, as he is very active. Call Joanne @ 352-795-1288. EVENFLO-EXER SAUCER-ACTIVITY $ 30, 352-777-1256 JUMPERS HORSE $20 BROWNAND 1 BLUE 352-777-1256 ROCKING HORSE Black-colored, rocks by rubber,ok condition, $50 (352)465-1616 STROLLERTHE WINNIE POOH $25 CAR SEATINFANT$20 ANDTODDLER $15 352-777-1256 TODDLER HEADBOARD Brand New Metal Headboard, $15 (352)465-1616 I I I I I I I I Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 I I I I I I I I BUYING Guitars, Banjos, Violins, Mandolins, Saxophones, & Tube Amplifiers, Top Dollar Paid Call Mike, Locally (352) 207-7522 CASH PAID FORJUNK MOTORCYCLES 352-942-3492 WANT TO BUY HOUSE or MOBILE Any Area, Condition or Situation Fred, 352-726-9369 Wanted to buy Gun Safe Steel, for long guns, for 20 to 40 Guns 352-303-2525 PGH STEELER SKI JACKETMens med. NFLVG Cond. $25. Dunnellon 465-8495 WHEELCHAIR LIFT Easily load folded chair not scooter onto car hitch $100. Dunnellon 465-8495 Robbie Ray Urban Suburban Hair Studio 352-637-0777 From Cutting Edge to Care Free Make-overs, Color, Foiling, Precision Cuts, Avant Garde hairstyles and updos. Paul Mitchell Certified. Approximately 100 Golf Clubs, Pings, MacGregger 845s & Big Berthas $200. take 1 or all (315) 466-2268 BICYCLE Brand new Trek 7200, ladies, 24 speed, 27 tires $290 OBO (352) 586-4630 BICYCLE TREK 7500 Womans, Shock Fork, Fast and Easy, Clean, 24Speeds, $195 341-0450 CLUB CAR GOLF CART Electric w/ charger, refurbished, new paint, 4 seater, $2500 (803) 842-3072 CONCEALED WEAPONS CLASS EVERYSATURDAY 11 am, $40 132 N. Florida Ave. (352) 419-4800 Concealed Weapons Permit Course DANS GUN ROOM (352) 726-5238 DAM QUICK REEL SPINNING REELAND POLE (1950s) $65.00 352 527 1193 FISHING TACKLE Rods, Reels, Lures, Line,Tackle Box, Lead Weights-other Items, $25 to $75 352-257-3288 FOLDING BICYCLES 2 bicycles $99. 352-422-2164 Freedom Arms Belt buckle Derringer 5 shot, 22 LR, $400 Buckle & Gun Winchester Model 94, lever action, .30 .30 Pre 64, $500 (208) 206-2020 Cell GOLF CLUBS Men RH TaylorTour Burner, Senior Flex 6-PW, $90,Tour Edge, Men RH Reg. Flex 4PW $80, 352-257-3288 KAYAK Kayak, Blackwater 13.5Tandem Kayak by Dagger. Removable child seat. Storage compartment in rear with rudder. Comes with cover, 2 life jackets and paddle. $450.00 OBO. 352-637-1731 PELLETRIFLE .177 cal. wood stock, powerful-1000 fps, case, 4x scope, great shape-$75 (352)212-1596 Ruger LCP new never fired.380 ACP, light weight for CWP 1 box of ammo,$450.00 352-637-0844 Taurus 22 Caliber New In Box $400. obo (352) 795-0088 After 11 am -til 7p TRADITIONS Buckhunter inline 50 Caliber, blk powder $100. (352) 447-6139 Wanted to buy Gun Safe Steel, for long guns, for 20 to 40 Guns 352-303-2525 2013 ENCLOSED TRAILERS, 6x12 with ramp, $1895 ** call 352-527-0555 ** BABYSTROLLER brown/green color, Safety 1st, in ok condition, $20 (352)465-1616 BEAUTIFULCRIB 3 IN 1 BROWN CHERRY EXCELLENTcondition with mattress $ 75 352-777-1256 Kayak $300 and Scaffold $350 352-447-1244 LARGE DOG MUZZLES like new, greyhound size $3.00 each 344-2321 LUGGAGE CARRIER w/electrical hk/up $100, Ladies 6 speed bike good condition $100 352-746-9039 Mattress Trade In Sets Clean and Very Nice Fulls $50., Qn. $75. Kings. $125, 621-4500 MOTORBIKE HELMET good condition, green/white color, i can email pic, $30 (352)465-1616 PROPoff 250 yamahanot stainless13.75 x 17 3 blades 75.00 352-794-3020 cell 586-4987 RIMS 2 16 FOR TOWN&COUNTRY $50.00 EACH 352 527 1193 TRUCK WINDOW rear solid window, tinted GMC $75.00 352-628-4210 NEWACOUSTIC ELECTRIC GUITAR, BLACK W/ABALONE TRIM $85 352-601-6625 NEWACOUSTIC GUITAR PACKAGE W/GIGBAG & MANY EXTRAS $60 352-601-6625 EPIPHONEACOUSTIC ELECTRIC GUITAR W/AMP,TUNER,STRAP & MORE! $90 352-344-6625 EPIPHONE LES PAUL STUDIO LIMITED EDITION PLAYS & SOUNDS PERFECT! $200 OBO 352-601-6625 Kawai, SR 5 ORGAN $600 obo 616-914-0980 cell Crystal River KEYBOARD Yamaha PSS-12 with adapter $35.00 352-628-4210 LAPSTEELSTRAT STYLE W/SINGLE HUMMBUCKING SLIDE INCLUDED $65 352-601-6625 TUNER PETERSON STROBOSTOMPpedal, best tuner available, great shape-$50 (352)212-1596 FRYER-Hamilton Beach, basket-style, good shape-$25 (352)212-1596 JUICER-Hamilton Beach, good shape-$20 (352)212-1596 KING COMFORTER SETlite green /leopard $25.00 352-794-3020 cell 586-4987 KING COMFORTER SETshiny maroon & valances used once $35.00 352-794-3020 cell 586-4987 MIXER-Waring custom-250, 10 speed, stainless steel, great shape-$25 (352)212-1596 SWEEPEZE VACUUMING DUSTPAN electric $10.00 352-344-2321 TREADMILLHealthrider variable speed & incline. $75. 352-489-3931 4 HORSE STOCK 2006 TRAILER BUMPER PULL $3500, 352-637-4864 or 352-410-5406 18 Steel Framed Folding Tables 30 x 96, $25. ea. obo Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (352) 746-7161 2012 PAZZEL INSPIRATIONAL CREATIVE CUTTER w/ accessories. New cond. Cost $725, asking $515 obo (352) 586-4630 5th Wheel Reese 14,000 lb Like New $165. 2 Golf Cart wheels & tires Like new $35. (315) 466-2268 CHROME WHEELS 6 LUG F-150 18 Inch by 8.5 Inch Used Nice! $300.00 obo 3527265698 Dragon Mega Bloks Havocfire #9693 in box $35.00 352-628-4210 DUDLEYS AUCTION AUCTION Restaurant Equip. Liquidation Tues, 2/19/13 Preview: 9am Auction: 10am 14 Hwy-19 N (near SR40) Inglis, FL 34449 Formerly Backwater Southern Grill,All Equipment & dcor must go!*check website www.dudleys auction.com 637-9588 10%BP Au2267AB1667 FL. JUMBO SHRIMP 15ct @ $5.00lb, Stone Crabs@ $6.00lb Delivered 352-795-0077 GERBILCAGE $20 352-613-0529 GPS Magellan Roadmate 5220-LM Never used. $90.00/ 352-637-5969 Guardian Air Cooled, Automatic stand by Generator, by Generac Pwr. Systems Inc., This model is a compact, high performance, air cooled, engine driven generator designed to automatically supply electrical power to operate critical loads during a utility power failure. This unit is factory installed, in an all weather, metal enclosure, that is intended exclusively for outdoor installation. The generator will operate using either, propane, or natural gas, This unit comes with product registration card. Generator installation guidelines book and installation and owners manual. 2013 model, list for 3,900 this is a 2008 model w/ no to low hours, volts 120/240 amp 130/ 65, W1600 3,600 rmp, suggested retail value $2,500 Asking $,1,750 obo (352) 382-1352 Homemade Quilt Tops 5/$100; Anne Geddes Pictures 6/$100 (352) 795-7254 HUNTERAIR PURIFIER excellent,sacrifice $60. 352-344-2321 Tweet Tweet Tweet Follow the Chronicle on www.twitter.com/ citruschronicle news as it happens right at your finger tips

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T UESDAY,F EBRUARY19,2013C 13 CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE CLASSIFIEDS 000DVNT KZ Toyhauler,0732 like new, full slide new tires, Owan Gen., gas tank, Lrg living area separate cargo $18,000. 352-795-2975 MACS MOBILE R V REP AIR & MAINT RVTC Certified Tech. 352-613-0113, Lic/Ins. POP-UP CAMPER 2002 Coleman Tacoma Exc Cond. With add a room. $4500 (352) 726-3919 SUNNYBROOK 36 ft. 5th wheel, 2 slides, kg bd,like new, 60amp serv. NADA $29K asking $25K obo 352-382-3298 ARETRUCK COVER Silver, Fiberglass, FitsToyotaTundra Ext. Cab 2001-2006 Good Cond. $350 (407) 353-2406 Homosassa LUGGAGE ROOF CROSSRAILS will fit any Chevy Traverse $150 obo 352-503-6414 **BEST PRICE** For Junk & Unwanted Cars-CALLNOW **352-426-4267** $$ TOPDOLLAR $$ For Wrecked, Junk or Unwanted Cars/Trucks $$ (352) 201-1052 $$ BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID-$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 CASH BUYERS Buying Used Cars Trucks & Vans, For used car lot, Hwy 19 LarrysAuto Sales 352-564-8333 SUNNYBROOK 2008, 35FTFifth Wheel 3 slides, electric awning fireplace, 2 acs, 50 amp king bed, assume balance of $37,500. 352-279-3544 2007 PACE CAR HAULER 32 ft Enclosed Gooseneck w/liv qtrs. $15,500. For more info call 352-560-7247 2012 Wildwood TT 26Ft. sleeps 8, Elec.Awning and Jack, bunks $13,999 813-699-2262 Brooksville Deeded spacious, shaded cnr lot, 1BR/1BA, Large FL room, Large storage shed & patio. 55+ RV Park w/ heated pool, and music activities, $36,000 352-848-0448, 352-428-0462 anytime CHALLENGER 5TH WHEEL 33FT, 2 slide outs Good cond $6,000 obo Must Sell (423) 202-0914 Coleman, 2001 Utah pop-up, new ac & tires, elect. & gas heat, slide-out dinette, sleeps 6 to 8, sink, 3 way fridge, inside/out stove, awning, 1 owner, ready to go! $4000 352-795-9693 FOREST RIVER2010, Surveyor, Sport 189, 20 ft. Travel Trailer, 1 slide, w/AC, qn. bed, awning, pwr. tonque jack, corner jacks, microwave, equilizing hitch, $10,500, reduced to $9000 (352) 382-1826 BASS BOAT1985, 16ft Bayliner Needs work 85HP force eng., galvinized trailer. $800obo (352) 507-1490 GALALEO Duck Boat 17ft w/25 HPLongtail Go Devil, new trailer Great Shape! $5000 firm 352-341-0336 or 352-586-8946 PENNYAN 1979 27Sports fisherman w/ trailer, needs some work. $4000 OBO (352) 621-0192 SWEETWATER2008 18 ft. Pontoon, 60HP, Yamaha, 4 stroke, $11,500, no trlr. (352) 257-9496 TRI PONTOON BOAT27 Ft., Fiberglass 250 HP,Ttop, trailer included $17,000. 352-613-8453 WE HAVE BOATSGULF TO LAKE MARINE We Pay CASH For Used Clean Boats Pontoon, Deck & Fishing Boats (352)527-0555 boatsupercenter.com ITASCA2007 Navaron 23H Mercedes Diesel, 2.7L, 17 mpg, generator,AC, one slide out, sleeps 5, excellent condition, $55,000 make offer 352-422-1309 NATIONALRV2006Tropical One owner,34ft, 26000 miles,no smoke/pets, 300HPCummins diesel,2 slides, 6 new tires, 3yr warranty,many extras. $87000. Well maintained. 352-341-4506 FREE Foreclosure and Short Sale Lists Office Open 7 Days a WeekLISA VANDEBOE Broker (R) Owner Plantation Realty 352-634-0129 www.plantation realtylistings.com YOUR High-Tech Water Front Realtor ROD KENNER 352-436-3531 ERA Suncoast Realty SCAN OR GO TOwww. BestNatur eCoast Pr operties.com To view great waterfront properties ACRE LOT with well, septic and power pole, impact fee credit, high and dry, trees, $11,000 obo (352) 795-3710 INVERNESS, FL3 miles east of Inv; 5-20ac wooded/some cleared, owner finance available.Owner is licensed Real Estate Broker,Ed Messer.ed .messer@yahoo.com HOMOSASSA Wooded Lot on Lee Woods Dr., has Wetlands, with River access, but not on river $6,000. 352-621-1664 ** BUY, SELL** & TRADE CLEAN USED BOATS THREE RIVERS MARINE US 19 Crystal River **352-563-5510** 87 PROLINE 17, Deep V haul Center Console w/ trailer 315 W. Inverness Blvd MICHELE ROSE Realtor Simply put I ll work harder 352-212-5097 isellcitruscounty@ yahoo.com Craven Realty, Inc. 352-726-1515 SANDI HARTRealtor Listing and Selling Real Estate Is my Business I put my heart into it! 352-476-9649 sandra.hart@ era.com ERA American Realty 352-726-5855 TONY Pauelsen Realtor 352-303-0619 Buy or Sell now is the time TOP PERFORMANCE Real estate Consultant Brooksville Deeded spacious, shaded cnr lot, 1BR/1BA, Large FL room, Large storage shed & patio. 55+ RV Park w/ heated pool, and music activities, $36,000 352-848-0448, 352-428-0462 anytime HOME FOR SALE NORTON, VA 5Bd/2Ba inc. 3 lots 70miles from Bristol Racetrack $69,000 276-393-0446 OR 276-679-1331 4/3/2, POOL HOME 3,000 sf, granite counters, SS appls., wood flrs., Reduced $25,000 Asking $235,000 850-585-4026 Phyllis StricklandRealtor Best Time To Buy! I have Owner Financing and Foreclosures TROPIC SHORES REALTY. (352) 613-3503 GAIL STEARNS your Gale ForceRealtor TROPIC SHORES Realty 352-422-4298 gail@citrusrealtor .com www.citrusr ealtor .com Low overhead means savings for you! Waterfront, Foreclosures &Owner financing available. I NEED LISTINGS! I SOLD ALMOST 2HOMES A MONTH IN 2012 Lets BREAK that record together!DEB INFANTINERealtor (352) 302-8046 Real Estate!... its what I do. ERAAmerican Realty Phone: 352-726-5855 Cell: 352-302-8046 Fax: 352-726-7386 Email:debinfantine@ yahoo.com ESTATE SALE Nature Coast Landings RV Resort. Developed site with gazebo & storage bldg, reduced to $49,500. Separate storage lot available. (RV sold). For info and pictures Click on detailsbyowner.com 352-843-5441 HERNANDO Building Off Hwy 200, $800.mo 352-201-2428 2 ACRES Quiet Country Setting 3/2 on 2 acres mol Approx. 1750 sq ft LA front porch, Lg rear screened porch, Patio, 24x30 Steel Building, Steel Carport -great for boat storage, etc. Fenced and crossfenced, Built in 2003 Nice Oaks, Wooded, Citrus Springs area only 20 Min. to Ocala $127,000 Call 352-302-6784 for appt. Furnished Pool Home 3/2/1 Fab.$139.9K www.coolproperties .net/florida PINE RIDGE THIS IS THE PROPERTYYOUVE BEEN LOOKING FOR! Bring your boat, horses, in-laws; there is room for everything! 4/3 w/7 car garage/workshop & in-law suite on 5.83 acres. Mostly wooded w/large backyard. Beautiful & serene. High end finishes; immaculate home in equestrian community. www .centralflest ate.com for pictures/more info. 352-249-9164 HANDYMAN SPECIAL 2/1/1 needs paint & cosmetics $23k **cash only ** 352-503-3245 Brentwood Villa 2/2/2 cul-de-sac Completely up dated! 1816 W. Jena Ct OPEN SUN 12-3PM $96,900 PRICED T O SELL! FSBO 610-248-2090 Custom Home, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, w/Master w/DBL walk-ins + bath + den/off. 2+ car garage. 1Acre. MUST SEE! $249,900. 352-860-0444 ARBOR LAKES Fantastic Dream Home In Active Senior Community $169,900 2,100 sf, 3BR/2BA/2GA Split Floor Plan w/Pool Call (352) 726-6564 A1 Move In Condition 2 Bedrm, 2 Full Baths with convertable bedroom den, modern open floor plan, on small lake, FREE Inhome theater system 2 car garage $129,900 Realtor (941) 356-1456 FSBO 3/2/2 Scrn Porch, metal roof, appls, CHA, fans, verticals, shed, fence, deck, spklrs, near dog park. $120,000 (352) 586-0872 NICE HOUSE on Nice Street $79,000 2/1/1, Attached carport w/ 12 x 32 scrn. por., built in on 1/2 acre lot fenced 12 x14 matching out building, New roof, stucco paint, flooring, upper line appls, irrigation & water system., taxes & ins. $1,135 yr 606-425-7832 3b/2ba, den MH on land off US 19 newer c/h/a carpet & vinyl, furn, clean RV Hkup. fence ** $39,900** Cridland Real Estate JDesha 352-634-6340 4/2 BLOCK HOME, mother in law apt, nice home $65,000. (305) 619-0282, Cell Buying or Selling REALESTATE, Let Me Work For You!BETTYHUNTREALTORERA KEY 1 Realty, Inc. 352 586-0139 hunt4houses68 @yahoo.com www.bettyhunts homes.com. BEVERLYHILLS1/1, Fl. rm., CHA, $510 35 Golden St 464-2701 BEVERLYHILLS1/1/ w/ FLroom$450. mo. (352)897-4447 or 697-1384 BEVERLYHILLS2/1/1 w/enc. FLroom **inside like new!** $575 352-464-1950 BEVERLYHILLS870 Beakrush Lane 2br 1 ba, 1 car gar. enclosed screen porch, $600 mo. leased dep. no pets. 352-586-3072 CITRUS SPRINGS3/2/2 $850. Month 352-897-4447, 352-697-1384 CRYSTAL RIVER 2/1Water Incl. CHA $496. 220-2447 or 212-2051 DUNNELLON Rainbow Springs Rent/Rent To own Georgous, 2/2/2 Country Club Home Fireplace D Washer Carpeted, lanai, spotless 1/2 acre quiet. Special $799. 352-527-0493 Hernando Rentalsfrom $425.00 @ MO. CallA.W. SkipCraven 352-464-1515 HOMASASSA SMW 3/2/3, lg. pool, dbl. lot $1,250.mo. incld. lawn maint. (773) 320-1894 HOMOSASSA 2/1 Like new. Perfect! (352) 503-3554 HOMOSASSA 3/2 new carpet, appls. Lg wooden deck, nice area. off Grover Cleveland $800.(352) 447-0977/302-3819 INVERNESS Country Living on Large acre lot. 3 bd., 2 ba. home. Garden and fenced areas. Well & septic, so no water bill! $595. 352-476-4964 HERNANDO Affordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352)726-2225 INVERNESS Rm. for Rent, furn. share large DW incld Util $350 + $100 sec. 352-726-0652 CRYSTALRIVER Office & Warehouse $300-$600, Plantation Rentals 352-634-0129 20 DOCKABLE ACRES: St. Lucie Waterway. $189,500. 45mins boat Atlantic; 5mins boat Lake Okeechobee. Beautiful land, abundant wildlife. Gated/Privacy. 888-716-2259 Gulf Atlantic Land, Broker. PUBLISHERS NOTICE: All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to Fair HousingAct which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777.The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1800-927-9275. Specializing in Acreage,Farms Ranches & Commercial Richard (Rick) Couch, Broker Couch Realty & Investments, Inc. (352) 212-3559 RCOUCH.com UNIQUE & HISTORIC Homes, Commercial Waterfront & Land Small Town Country Lifestyle OUR SPECIALTY SINCE 1989LET US FIND YOU AVIEW TO LOVE www. crosslandrealty.com(352) 726-6644Crossland Realty Inc. HOMOSASSASBest Housing Value Modern homes from $8,400 or Lease to Own from $179/mo. $1000.down + Lot rent at Evanridge Community an exceptional 55+Park 352 628-5977 In Park, On Lake Rousseau, furnished, 2BR, 1BA, CHA tile & laminate flooring 10 x 20 porch, w/ vynil wind., open deck + 2 outdr. storage sheds, Low lot rent $11,500. (828) 260-3146 Cell LECANTO 55+ PK 1988 Oaks 3/2 DWMH, 40x20, shed, handicap access. ramp and shower $25,000. 352-212-6804 LECANTO 55+ PK MUST SELL 3br/2ba. Furn, Cpt, Shed, New Roof, CHA, washer/dryer, MAKE OFFER 931-210-0581 Melody Pk, INV 2/2cp, splitplan, roofover, C/H/A, woodsview, under $10k Cridland RE, J.Desha (352) 634-6340 Sandy Oak 55+ RV PK 14x60 split 2/2, new heat/ac, remodeled, furn. lg scnd in FLRm. 55 ft crpt w/laundry room, 989-858-0879 HOMOSASSA RENT-to-OWN 3br 2ba MH Immediate Occpancy Owner Financing A vail CALL(352) 795-2377 Chassahowitzka 2/2, fenc. Yd/DW $500 AGENT (352) 382-1000 CRYSTALRIVER2/BR $550. 3BR $750 Near Town 563-9857 CRYSTAL RIVERFully furn. efficiency w/ equipped kitchen. All utilities, cable, Internet, & cleaning provided. $699/mo 352-586-1813 FLORALCITYLAKEFRONT 1 Bedrm. AC, Clean, No Pets (352) 344-1025 ALEXANDER REALESTATE (352) 795-6633Crystal River Apts,2 BR/ 1 BA $400-$500,ALSO HOMES & MOBILES AVAILABLE CRYSTALRIVER1 & 2 Bedroom Apartments for Rent 352-465-2985 Government Subsidized Two Bedroom Apartments for Rent at the Wildwood CommonsApts. in Wildwood,Florida. Must meet eligibility requirements Please call 352-748-0047 TTY 1800-233-6694. INVERNESS 2/1, Tri-plex, Great Loc., clean & roomy. no pets $500.mo 1st. & Last $300. Sec. 352-341-1847 Inverness Homosassa Government SubsidizedApts available. Must meet eligibility requirements. Equal Housing Opportunity. Homossassa (352) 628-6073 Inverness (352) 726-4397 TTY-800-233-6694 LECANTONice 1 Bdrm $500 352-216-0012/613-6000 CRYSTAL RIVER2/1, Unfurn.$550+sec Furn. $650 828 5th Ave. NE, 727-4558998, 727-343-3965 CRYSTAL RIVERDowntown Citrus Av. 1156 sf, off St. Parkng Charlotte G. Rlty. Inv. (352) 795-9123 LECANTO Oak Tree Plaza, Office/Retail, CR 486, 900 sf. @ $700+ util. & sales tax.1 mo. Free w/12 mo. Lease 352-258-6801 INVERNESS Whispering Pines Villa 3/2/2 w/ enclosed patio, $850 F/L/S, BK/CK req 321-303-0346 CRYSTAL RIVER2/1, $615, month Charlotte G. Rlty. Inv. (352) 795-9123 HERNANDO Affordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352) 726-2225 HERNANDO Lovely Lakeview, Furn. Cottages 1/1, All Util. Incl.d, 386-208-2495

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C14 T UESDAY,F EBRUARY19,2013 C LASSIFIEDS C ITRUS C OUNTY ( FL ) C HRONICLE 541-0219 TUCRN PUBLIC NOTICE Fictitious Name Notice under Fictitious Name Law, pursuant to Section 865-09, Florida Statutes. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Undersigned, desiring to engage in business under 539-0219 TUCRN PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners of Citrus County, Florida, will meet in regular session in the Board of County Commissioners Meeting Room, Citrus County Courthouse, 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450 on February 26, 2013 beginning at 1:00 pm to approve the sale of property at 2265 W. Winter Place, Citrus Springs, FL to Craig R. Weldon under the Neighborhood Stabilization Program. This notice is given pursuant to Section 125.35(3), Florida Statutes. Anyone not attending the meeting but who wishes to make comments shall do so in writing and address same to the Department of Community Services, Housing Services Section, 2804 W. Marc Knighton Court, Lecanto, Florida 34461. Said comments must be received prior to 12:00 Noon on Monday, February 25, 2013. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board of County Commissioners with respect to any matter considered at this public meeting he/she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made which record shall include the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Any person requiring reasonable accommodation at this meeting because of a disability or physical impairment should contact the County Administrators Office, 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450, (352) 341-6560, at least two days before the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, use the TDD telephone (352) 341-6580. JOE MEEK CHAIRMAN February 19, 2013. the fictitious name of CITRUS VENDING located at 3234 South Arundel terrace, Homosassa, Florida 34448, in the County of Citrus, intends to register said name with Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations, Tallahassee, Florida. DATED at Homosassa, FL this 12th day of February, 2013. /s/ George R. Carpenter, Jr. Operating Manager Published one (1) time in the Citrus County Chronicle. February 19, 2013. 537-0226 TUCRN Frederick Frank Strafer Case No: 2012-CP-0741 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE CASE NO. :2012-CP-0741 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF FREDERICK FRANK STRAFER, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Frederick Frank Strafer, deceased, whose date of death was September 14, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, File Number 2012 CP 514; the address of which is 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 19, 2013. Personal Representative: Ethel Boatright Strafer P.O. Box 1353, Homosassa Springs, FL 34447 Attorney for Personal Representative: Thomas M. VanNess, Jr., Esq., Florida Bar No. 0857750 VanNess & VanNess, P.A., 1205 North Meeting Tree Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429 1352-795-1444, tmv@vannesspa.com February 19 & 26, 2013. 538-0226 TUCRN William Michael Price File No: 2012-CP-733 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.:2012-CP-733 IN RE: ESTATE OF WILLIAM MICHAEL PRICE, Deceased, NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of William Michael Price, deceased, whose date of death was September 17, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450. The names and addresses of the personal representative and 540-0226 TUCRN Tomasita Kennedy File No: 2013CP0009 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY,FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISION File No. 2013CP0009 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF TOMASITA M. KENNEDY Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Tomasita M. Kennedy, deceased, whose date of death was November 28, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, FL 34450-4299. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is February 19, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/Fred Martinez 1660 Gulf Blvd., #708, Clearwater, Florida 33767 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/Cynthia J. McMillen, Attorney for Fred Martinez, Florida Bar No. 351581Law Offices of Joseph F. Pippen, Jr. & Associates, PL, 1920 East Bay Drive Largo, FL 33771, Telephone: (727) 586-3306, Primary E-Mail Address: Cynthia@attypip.com, Secondary E-Mail Address: Suzie@attypip.com February 19 & 26, 2013. the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is February 19, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/Stephanie A. 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Hopes to raise awareness for aquatic ecosystemPATFAHERTY Staff writerHOMOSASSA Ponce de Leon would have been proud. While it is unlikely the legendary explorer ever used a stand-up paddleboard, the seagoing Spaniard probably could have appreciated the seamanship required by the low-speed craft. Justin Riney is keeping the explorers spirit alive by helping celebrate Floridas quincentennial with a project called Expedition Florida 500. He is spending a year exploring Florida by paddleboard. It is also an effort to raise awareness about taking care of Floridas entire aquatic ecosystem. Ponce de Leon is credited with discovering Florida in 1513 and subsequently exploring parts of its coastline. Though the conquistador had sails for power, he obviously had an awareness of tides, an ability to adapt to changing weather and a concern for having enough fresh water traits shared by Riney. The Vero Beach resident paddled into Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park on Monday afternoon, passing dive boats, kayakers and manatees, and was greeted by park staff, park visitors and supporters. And probably just like Ponce de Leon, Riney found traveling Floridas coast in a non-motorized craft is hardly an exact science. Its a pretty remote stretch, he said, after arriving later than expected from Cedar Key. The tides have been really tricky. Sorry were a little late, he said. It was mostly tides and winds; this is the best part of the trip. We got held up in Salt Creek this morning. It was supposed to be high tide, but the wind had blown all the water out of the creek. Thats been a tricky aspect of the leg, but it has been fun. Riney is founder and CEO of Mother Ocean, an environmental awareness organization. It partnered with the Florida Department of FEBRUARY 19, 2013Floridas Best Community Newspaper Serving Floridas Best CommunityVOL. 118 ISSUE 196 50 CITRUS COUNTYLakers owner Jerry Buss dead at 80 /B1 www.chronicleonline.com HIGH73LOW50Partly to mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain.PAGE A4TODAY& next morning TUESDAY INDEX Comics . . .C10 Community . .C8 Crossword . .C9 Editorial . .A12 Entertainment . .B4 Horoscope . .B4 Lottery Numbers .B3 Lottery Payouts .B4 Movies . . .C10 Obituaries . .A6 Classifieds . .C11 TV Listings . .C9 for 5 YEARS See the 2012 Rav4 on Pg C14 VILLAGE TOYOTA 000DY3R Gypsum company seeks permit Wants to pump water from aquiferMIKEWRIGHT Staff writerCRYSTAL RIVER An industrial company has applied for a permit to withdraw up to 463,800 gallons of water a day for a gypsum manufacturing plant that when built could provide 130 jobs. However, a company spokesman said the plant is not planned in the immediate future. U.S. Gypsums permit application is pending with the Southwest Florida Water Management District. The district last week sent company representatives a letter seeking more information on making sure withdrawals wont cause salt water intrusion or otherwise harm the groundwater. U.S. Gypsum is a subsidiary of USG Corp. of Chicago. The company in 2011 bought 177 acres near the Progress Energy Florida power complex north of Crystal River to warehouse synthetic gypsum that is created by scrubbers at the coal-burning plants. Progress, whose parent company is Duke Energy, has a contract to sell the gypsum to USG, which is planning to build a warehouse sometime this year to store the product until it is shipped to a wallboard manufacturer. USGs application to the water management district creates the impression it has imminent plans for a manufacturing site north of Crystal River. USG proposes to construct a stateof-the art facility that is projected to bring 130 new jobs to the area and will incorporate water conservation to the greatest extent feasible, the companys consultant, Progressive Water Resources, wrote in its application letter to the water district. The letter requests a 20-year permit and states it is still negotiating for easements to the well sites and a pipeline that would transport water from the well to the manufacturing center. See GYPSUM/ Page A2 Paddler exploring Floridas coast Couple remove fixtures, appliancesA.B. SIDIBE Staff writerWhat David Iglesias Sr. and his son thought was a simple case of Christian charity and an arrangement that made sense turned into unfathomable devastation. Iglesias, a retired pastor, and his son, David Iglesias Jr., co-own a home at the corner of Rock Crusher Road and State Road 44. Late this past October, a smoothtalking couple with two young children contacted the younger Iglesias about a fix-to-own proposition for the property. The couple gets to live in the house rent-free while making various repairs to the home until papers are drawn up for a purchase plan. The couple moved in in November and Iglesias said red flags began popping up everywhere. He said his son, who lives in Tennessee, said he received a call from the water company about a bad line into the home. The couple also missed appointments to draw up paperwork for the purchase of the house. So, my son told me to go talk to the man, Iglesias said. Con game ruins retired pastors Rock Crusher home David Iglesias home on Rock Crusher Road was ruined by a con artist couple who gained access to the home via a fix-to-own ruse.Photo courtesy of Bay News 9 MATTHEW BECK/ChronicleJustin Riney puts in the last few strokes Monday afternoon following a long day of paddling along the Gulf Coast and ending at the Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park. Riney is traveling by paddleboard from Pensacola, heading south around the tip of Florida to Jacksonville. See PADDLE/ Page A5 See SCAM/ Page A2

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A2TUESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLELOCAL/STATE 000DX83 OFFER EXPIRES 2/28/13 FOR 4 ROOMS *Combined living areas, L-shaped rooms and rooms over 300 sq. ft. are considered 2 areas. Baths, hal ls, large walk-in closets and area rugs are priced separately. Offer does not include protector. Minimum charges apply. Cannot combine with other offers Residential only; cannot be used for restoration ser vices or air duct cleaning. Must present coupon at time of service. Certain restrictions may apply. Call f or Details. CITRUS 726-4646 CITRUS 726-4646 CITRUS 726-4646 MARION 622-5885 MARION 622-5885 MARION 622-5885 Beyond Carpet Cleaning CARPET | TILE GROUT | HARDWOOD | UPHOLSTERY | AIR DUCT 000E32Y Abdominal Pain, Bloating, Diarrhea Qualified Participants: Will receive study medication or placebo, study-related testing, physical exams, and lab work at no charge. Additionally: Compensation may be available to qualified participants for each completed visit (for time and travel) Have you or someone you know been Diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome? If so, there is now an opportunity to join a new research study. Are you eligible? Between the ages 18-80 years old Have diarrhea predominant irritable bowel syndrome Contact Information NATURE COAST CLINICAL RESEARCH 411 W. HIGHLAND BLVD., INVERNESS FL 34452 (352) 341-2100 6122 W. Corporate Oaks Dr., CRYSTAL RIVER FL 34429 (352) 563-1865 000E2G7 $ $ $ $ WINTER SPECIAL SAVE BIG! DANIELS HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING, INC. Serving Citrus County Since 1983 RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL SALES, SERVICE, INSTALLATION 4581 S. Florida Ave., Inverness, FL (1.5 miles S. of Airport) (352) 726-5845 Licensed & Insured State Lic. #CAC0442673 CALL NOW FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT Full Service Inspection Reg. $68.00 ONLY $ 55 00 000DPVA Exp. 2/28/13 Raising money for veterans Special to the ChronicleThe Aaron A. Weaver Chapter 776 Military Order of the Purple Heart and Citrus County Tax Collector Office annual fundraising partnership to benefit the Citrus County Veterans Foundation Inc. raised a record $7,669.67 during its 2012 campaign. Since inception in 2004, the partnership has raised more than $52,000 to assist local veterans or their surviving spouses in financial crisis. From left, seated: Top collectors Lydia Dunn, Karen Howard and Kathy Claffey. From left, standing: Carlton McLeod, foundation president; Janice Warren, Citrus County tax collector; Neville Anderson, Chapter 776 benefactor; and Bud Allen, Chapter 776 commander. He said when he arrived at the house the man met him at the door and would not let him go into the gated backyard, which was secured with a combination lock another red flag, Iglesias thought. Last week, Iglesias said his son told him to check on the party boat he had left in the homes backyard. He said he immediately noticed the boat had been stripped bare. Iglesias immediately called the sheriffs office, which began an investigation. Meanwhile, fearing the worst, Iglesias went back to the home and gained access. Thats when the devastation hit. Electrical wires were strewn everywhere. The dishwasher, gone; all the fixtures, gone; everything was ripped from the walls. The refrigerator was knocked over, Iglesias said. The couple and their kids also were gone. Citrus County Sheriffs Office is investigating the case. The couple used the fixto-own ruse to gain access to the home and took out all the copper and metal components including the water pipes, which caused the water company to notice a glitch in the flow to the home. Iglesias expects repairs to the home to cost nothing less than $100,000. They knew the game, Iglesias said of the couple.Contact Chronicle reporter A.B. Sidibe at 352564-2925 or asidibe@ chronicleonline.com. SCAMContinued from Page A1 Along with manufacturing wallboard, also known as drywall, the plant would manufacture spackle, the compound that seals joints between sheets of drywall, among other things. USG spokesman Robert Williams said the water permit is one of many steps required before the plant is built. He said the company is not ready to announce plans for the plant. We dont have any immediate plans, no timetable for when wed be hiring people or doing anything, he said. It could be a while. The water district sent a letter Friday asking for more information from the company on how the well will not cause salt water intrusion or degrade water quality. It also noted that wetlands are located east of the well site and suggested USG provide groundwater monitoring. The proposed well site is just west of U.S. 19, just north of the Progress Energy property.Contact Chronicle reporter Mike Wright at 352563-3228 or mwright@ chronicleonline.com. GYPSUMContinued from Page A1 State wildlife expands hunting opportunitiesTALLAHASSEE State wildlife officials are expanding hunting opportunities on private and public lands. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced Monday the openings on lands that include nearly 6 million acres of its public-hunting wildlife management area system. The rules also allow for the use of air guns to take rabbits and gray squirrels. Two new wildlife management areas in the southwest region of the state go into effect July 1. State BRIEF From wire reports

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Around theSTATE Citrus CountyFire claims house in HernandoA Friday night fire claimed a Hernando home, according to Battalion Chief Keith Long of the Citrus County Sheriffs Office Fire Rescue. Fire crews arrived at the house at 8:07 p.m. and found the home fully involved and initiated a defensive attack, according to the report. The 1,000-square-foot single family dwelling at 4895 E. Harvard Drive was unoccupied at the time. The blaze was brought under control at 8:15 p.m. The State Fire Marshals Office was notified and is investigating. The house and its contents were a total loss estimated at $57,750. Woman rescued after fall at caveCitrus County Sheriffs Office Fire Rescue crews helped rescue a woman who fell 30 feet into a cave complex Friday night. According to a report by Battalion Chief Keith Long, firefighters responded to an EMS assist call in the Withlacoochee State Forest. Engine 181 from Sugarmill Woods was first on the scene at 8:38 p.m. Crews worked with state forestry and Nature Coast EMS personnel to extricate the woman, who was airlifted to Bayonet Point Regional Medical Center.MiamiNew winner in states Python ChallengeTheres a new winning snake in the states Python Challenge. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said Sunday that Blake Russ of Fruitland Park should have won $1,000 for bagging the longest Burmese python. Russ competed with hunters holding special permits for harvesting pythons. Ruben Ramirez of Miami was given the prize Saturday for a snake more than 10 feet long. Wildlife officials said Ramirez, who won the competition for most snakes caught, with 18, will keep his prize money. Russ will get $1,000 of his own for a snake more than 11 feet long. University of Florida professor Frank Mazzotti said the mix-up was his mistake. Unlike other snakes killed in the hunt, Russ snake was released with a tracking device. Among competitors without the python permits, Paul Shannon of Lehigh Acres won $1,000 for a 14-foot-3-inch snake.OcalaMental health worker charged with abuseAn employee accused of breaking a juvenile residents arm at a mental health facility has been charged with aggravated child abuse. Ocala police said the 13year-old told officers that Lennox Seepersad became angry and threw him to the floor of his bedroom at The Vines Hospital on Friday night, then pulled him up roughly by the arm. The teen said he screamed for help but was given Tylenol and told to go to bed. On Saturday, another employee drove the teen to the hospital. Doctors said the teen had a broken arm consistent with someone pulling on the arm. The Ocala Star Banner reported surveillance video shows another teen tried to help the victim, but Seepersad pushed him away. From staff and wire reports STATE& LOCAL Page A3TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE CHRISVANORMER Staff writerAn ordinance to make several amendments to the Land Development Code will start to take form at Thursdays meeting of the Citrus County Planning and Development Commission (PDC). Staff will recommend approval of amendments to clarify development standards. The amendments concern temporary outdoor retail sales, wetland impact reviews for mining development applications and parking space requirements for medical offices. In addition, Rodney MacRae of Dock Masters of Homosassa Inc. wants more flexibility in the design of docking facilities under the guidelines for boat slips. The PDCs approval of the ordinance would mean recommending it to the Citrus County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) for consideration for implementation at a future BOCC meeting. In addition, Blain Barton will request a conditional use to allow for silviculture activity a treeplanting operation in a rural residential district at 7290 and 7347 S. Blackberry Point, Homosassa, undeveloped lots of about 4.84 acres in size. The applicant would like to plant nearly 800 trees in all in a three-year plan. The trees would be harvested in 2020. Then, new trees would be planted. Customers would not be allowed on the site. The trees would be sold through wholesale distribution. Staff will recommend approval of the application. As the reviewing body, the PDC is empowered under the Land Development Code to grant conditional uses. The PDC reviews development applications and makes recommendations to the BOCC on changes to the Citrus County Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code. The PDC has final action on variance and conditional use applications. The PDC also provides direction to staff regarding land use amendments, as well as test amendments on development issues. If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceedings and for such purpose, he or she may need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. There will not be a PDC meeting on Thursday, March 7. The next scheduled PDC meeting will be on Thursday, March 21. Contact Chronicle reporter Chris Van Ormer at 352-564-2916 or cvanormer@chronicle online.com. WHAT: Citrus County Planning and Development Commission meeting. WHEN: 9 a.m. Thursday. WHERE: Room 166, Lecanto Government Building, 3600 W. Sovereign Path, Lecanto. CALL: 352-527-5239. AGENDA: www.bocc.citrus. fl.us/commissioners/ advboards/pdc/pdc.htm. Panel to tweak land development code NANCYKENNEDY Staff writerCITRUS SPRINGS As the rest of his friends exchange gossip and make weekend plans on the bus ride to and from school, 15-year-old photographer and budding entrepreneur Franke Joehl spends the time booking clients. He shot his first wedding in New York a month after his 15th birthday and shot photos of kids on Santas lap at the mall this past December. He recently outgrew his studio in the loft of his parents Citrus Springs home and is building a bigger one in the garage. He has business cards, a website and a list of gorgeous models on speed dial. His specialty is portraits, and currently hes busy booking clients for senior pictures. With senior portraits, Im closer to their own age, so they feel comfortable with me taking their picture, he said. We can talk about the same things. Like school. Franke is a high school student at the Academy of Environmental Science. School is number one, of course, but photography takes up a lot of my thinking, he said. In school Ill sit and see someone my favorite lens is a 2.8, and my eye will focus at 2.8, which means the background is blurred out, and Ill picture what the photo will look like. He looks for the unusual, like a model in a newspaper dress. As part of the Citrus County Florida Photographers Facebook group, Franke was part of the group of local photographers who recently constructed dresses with the ChroniclesPink Paper and shot photos of local breast cancer survivors wearing them. That shoot sparked an idea to do it again, but adding plastic trash bag detailing. He dressed up one of his regular models, Alexandra Winberg, and shot hundreds of frames of her at Rainbow Springs Park. Finding models isnt a problem, he said. He finds them through ModelMayhem.com or Facebook. So far, he hasnt had to pay for their time. Hes building up his portfolio as they build up theirs. A bunch of my friends who live down the road from us, were always together shooting, he said. I have a favorite location near my house that Im in love with. His mother, Lynda Joehl, said hell get an idea, call up his friends, then take a golf cart to pick up his model and go shooting in the woods. I like to keep things a surprise, Franke said. Hell tell the model, Bring two bikinis, an umbrella and glitter and meet me at the park. Franke said he knows he still has a lot to learn, and hes grateful to have some of the best local photographers as mentors. He hopes to attend art school after he graduates and have his own business in Orlando. Im only 15, he said, but I tell people, Let my work explain me and not my age, because its the work you want to be judged on and not your age. To see more of Franke Joehls photography, visit online at www.FrankeJoehlPhotography.com or find him on Facebook at Facebook.com/ FJPhotos34434. Contact Chronicle reporter Nancy Kennedy at352-564-2927 or nkennedy@chronicle online.com. County teen finds focus Youngster develops passion for photography FRANKE JOEHL/Special to the ChronicleAlexandra Winberg models a dress made from about 200 Chronicle newspaper pages. The photo was taken by 15-year-old photographer Franke Joehl, who started his own photography business in 2011. Franke Joehl ERYNWORTHINGTON Staff writerOZELLO Drum roll please. The results are in. Twenty-four chili chefs braved the windy, cold weather Saturday as they brought their slow cookers and secret recipes to the seventh annual Ozello Chili Cook-off and Craft Festival hosted by the Ozello Civic Association. Sweet, spicy, meat and meatless variations were among the selections for connoisseurs who sampled chilis for $5. Carrying a yellow card and pencil in one hand, they walked around to each dispersing station, getting a ladle of chili at each stop. After taste buds were pleased, votes were tallied. A tie for third place was awarded to Anita Koehler, pot No. 17, and Peggy Haefner, pot No. 24. Second place was also a tie between Bob Christinsen, pot No. 7, and Gary Thompkins, pot. No. 14. The 2013 Chili title went to Dave Douglas, pot No. 2. During the event, there was a drawing for a 14-foot Phoenix kayak, which was won by Palm Harbor resident Linda Galyo. Approximately 1,500 people attended the festival, which included 35 artists and vendors selling pottery, paintings, photographs and other items. The club raised funds by selling chances for the kayak. A portion of the proceeds Saturday will benefit CASA, Toys for Tots, the Ozello Scholarship Fund and the Food Bank. First place: Dave Douglas, pot No. 2. Second place: Bob Christinsen, pot No. 7 and Gary Thompkins, pot No. 14. Third place: Anita Koehler, pot No. 17 and Peggy Haefner, pot No. 24. Results are in for 2013 Ozello Chili Cook-off

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Citrus County Sheriffs OfficeDomestic battery arrest Brett Crowe, 49, of Floral City, at 9:15 p.m. Feb. 12 on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. No bond.Other arrests Samuel Pulkkinen, 28, of West Cypress Drive, Dunnellon, at 8:58 p.m. Feb. 12 on a Marion County warrant for violation of probation on an original felony charge of trafficking in stolen property. No bond. Shylah Larock, 21, of Tuttle Street, Inverness, at 10:10 a.m. Feb. 13 on a Citrus County warrant for violation of probation on an original felony charge of grand theft of a vehicle. No bond. Alex Holmberg, 27, of East Loring Lane, Inverness, at 11:36 a.m. Feb. 13 on a Citrus County warrant for four felony charges of giving false verification of ownership/false identification to a pawnbroker. Bond $8,000. Joseph Ogane, 35, of East Tension Street, Inverness, at 1:50 p.m. Feb. 13 on a felony charge of uttering a forged check and a misdemeanor charge of driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond $1,500. Johnny Baxter, 18, of West Madison Street, Inverness, at 6 p.m. Feb. 13 on felony charges of planning/ managing/supervising/trafficking in stolen property, grand theft and giving false verification of ownership/false identification to a pawnbroker. According to his arrest affidavit, he is accused of stealing an Apple iPad. He is also accused of pawning the device as well as multiple articles of jewelry. Bond $28,000. Heather OBrien, 26, of South Power Avenue, Floral City, at 6:57 p.m. Feb. 13 on felony charges of possession of a controlled substance (oxycodone) and retail theft and a misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. According to her arrest affidavit, she is accused of taking multiple items worth a total of $300 or more from Walmart in Inverness. While en route to the Citrus County Detention Facility, she reportedly made suicidal threats and attempted to strangle herself with a seatbelt. Bond $4,500. Connie Goy-Holloway 49, of East Cart Lane, Inverness, at 5:39 p.m. Feb. 13 on Citrus County warrants for violation of probation on an original felony charge of organized fraud and four original misdemeanor charges of obtaining property by means of worthless check. No bond. Christopher Corbitt 32, of West Trotter Lane, Homosassa, at 10:20 p.m. Feb. 13 on felony charges of driving while license suspended or revoked (habitual offender) and fleeing/eluding a law enforcement officer. Bond $7,000. Heather Weigle, 20, of South Cascade Avenue, Inverness, at 8:49 a.m. Feb. 14 on misdemeanor charges of criminal mischief and battery. Bond $1,000. Steven Verdo, 49, of North Reynolds Avenue, Crystal River, at 11:14 a.m. Feb. 14 on a felony charge of driving while license suspended or revoked (habitual offender). Bond $2,000. Randall Neeld, 47, of North LaJolla Point, Crystal River, at 1:14 p.m. Feb. 14 on a Citrus County warrant for a felony charge of failure to return hired/leased property with intent to defraud. Bond $2,000. Burglaries A residential burglary was reported at 11:43 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, in the 9300 block of N. Elliot Way, Dunnellon. A residential burglary was reported at 1:29 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, in the 200 block of S. Tyler St., Beverly Hills. A vehicle burglary was reported at 12:32 p.m. Feb. 16 in the 9600 block of S. Appaloosa Ave., Floral City. A residential burglary was reported at 9:15 p.m. Feb. 16 in the 10000 block of N. Sunflower Point, Crystal River. A residential burglary was reported at 10:11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, in the 3800 block of S. Gemini Point, Homosassa.Thefts A grand theft was reported at 10:09 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, in the 3700 block of S. Gemini Point, Homosassa. A petit theft was reported at 2:55 p.m. Feb. 15 in the 2400 block of E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. A grand theft was reported at 3:07 p.m. Feb. 15 in the 1500 block of N. U.S. 41, Inverness. A petit theft was reported at 6:04 p.m. Feb. 15 in the 2400 block of E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. A petit theft was reported at 8:09 p.m. Feb. 15 in the 5600 block of S. Happy Drive, Homosassa. A grand theft was reported at 12:44 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, in the 8500 block of E. Moonrise Lane, Floral City. A petit theft was reported at 5:17 p.m. Feb. 16 in the 600 block of N.E. U.S. 19, Crystal River.Vandalism A vandalism was reported at 2:32 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, in the 2900 block of S. Buckley Point, Inverness.CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLELOCAL/STATE HI LO PR NA NA NA HI LO PR 70 27 NA HI LO PR 68 29 NA HI LO PR 65 29 NA HI LO PR NA NA NA HI LO PR 62 24 NA YESTERDAYS WEATHER Partly to mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers.THREE DAY OUTLOOK Partly cloudy. Partly cloudy.High: 73 Low: 50 High: 72 Low: 41 High: 77 Low: 56TODAY & TOMORROW MORNING WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY MORNING THURSDAY & FRIDAY MORNING Exclusive daily forecast by: TEMPERATURE* Monday 68/29 Record 88/23 Normal 74/45 Mean temp. 49 Departure from mean -11 PRECIPITATION* Monday 0.00 in. Total for the month 0.90 in. Total for the year 1.00 in. Normal for the year 4.89 in.*As of 7 p.m. at InvernessUV INDEX: 7 0-2 minimal, 3-4 low, 5-6 moderate, 7-9 high, 10+ very high BAROMETRIC PRESSURE Monday at 3 p.m. 30.28 in. DEW POINT Monday at 3 p.m. 36 HUMIDITY Monday at 3 p.m. 30% POLLEN COUNT** Trees and weeds were light and grasses were absent.**Light only extreme allergic will show symptoms, moderate most allergic will experience symptoms, heavy all allergic will experience symptoms.AIR QUALITY Monday was good with pollutants mainly ozone. ALMANAC CELESTIAL OUTLOOK SUNSET TONIGHT ............................6:23 P.M. SUNRISE TOMORROW .....................7:04 A.M. MOONRISE TODAY ...........................1:09 P.M. MOONSET TODAY ............................2:22 A.M. FEB. 25MARCH 4MARCH 11MARCH 19 WATERING RULES BURN CONDITIONS For more information call Florida Division of Forestry at (352) 754-6777. For more information on drought conditions, please visit the Division of Forestrys Web site: http://flame.fl-dof.com/fire_weather/kbdiTodays Fire Danger Rating is: HIGH. There is no burn ban.City H L Fcast Daytona Bch. 77 51 pc Ft. Lauderdale 79 65 pc Fort Myers 78 57 pc Gainesville 74 45 sh Homestead 80 61 pc Jacksonville 74 43 sh Key West 78 67 pc Lakeland 77 56 pc Melbourne 78 58 pc City H L Fcast Miami 79 66 pc Ocala 75 51 pc Orlando 79 56 pc Pensacola 68 39 sh Sarasota 74 57 pc Tallahassee 71 36 sh Tampa 74 59 pc Vero Beach 78 58 pc W. Palm Bch. 78 63 pc FLORIDA TEMPERATURESSouth winds from 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters will be choppy. Partly to mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers today. Gulf water temperature68 LAKE LEVELSLocation Sun. Mon. Full Withlacoochee at Holder n/a 28.31 35.52 Tsala Apopka-Hernando n/a 37.81 39.25 Tsala Apopka-Inverness n/a 38.71 40.60 Tsala Apopka-Floral City n/a 40.02 42.40Levels reported in feet above sea level. Flood stage for lakes are based on 2.33-year flood, the meanannual flood which has a 43-precent chance of being equaled or exceeded in any one year. This data is obtained from the Southwest Florida Water Management District and is subject to revision. In no event will the District or the United States Geological Survey be liable for any damages arising out of the use of this data. If you have any questions you should contact the Hydrological Data Section at (352) 796-7211. MARINE OUTLOOKTaken at Aripeka THE NATION Albany 27 8 rs 42 25 Albuquerque 53 37 s 58 32 Asheville 53 18 sh 50 23 Atlanta 58 30 sh 55 30 Atlantic City 38 19 sh 50 31 Austin 83 61 s 67 50 Baltimore 40 20 sh 53 28 Billings 34 25 .02 pc 30 17 Birmingham 62 37 s 56 29 Boise 47 26 rs 41 25 Boston 33 16 sh 46 32 Buffalo 34 10 sn 37 20 Burlington, VT 27 8 sn 37 22 Charleston, SC 54 28 sh 66 39 Charleston, WV 55 13 sh 44 21 Charlotte 54 20 sh 52 29 Chicago 52 27 .03 pc 22 10 Cincinnati 61 18 pc 37 17 Cleveland 42 9 sn 36 18 Columbia, SC 60 23 sh 59 35 Columbus, OH 52 17 rs 38 17 Concord, N.H. 28 12 sh 41 24 Dallas 78 57 s 63 44 Denver 42 21 s 47 29 Des Moines 45 25 s 23 6 Detroit 43 17 sn 34 17 El Paso 64 49 pc 70 44 Evansville, IN 63 34 .07 s 39 20 Harrisburg 39 19 rs 48 24 Hartford 33 14 sh 43 29 Houston 74 63 .03 s 69 52 Indianapolis 60 26 .01 pc 32 14 Jackson 67 38 s 59 35 Las Vegas 62 45 s 63 42 Little Rock 63 50 .97 s 55 32 Los Angeles 61 54 sh 56 46 Louisville 63 29 s 40 23 Memphis 59 46 .24 s 53 29 Milwaukee 48 29 .06 sn 22 8 Minneapolis 34 16 pc 9 -5 Mobile 65 39 trace pc 66 35 Montgomery 66 30 sh 62 32 Nashville 63 34 s 49 23 New Orleans 67 46 .01 sh 66 48 New York City 35 17 sh 46 30 Norfolk 46 27 sh 58 34 Oklahoma City 58 48 s 57 36 Omaha 44 26 .01 s 22 7 Palm Springs 75 46 pc 60 44 Philadelphia 38 21 sh 53 30 Phoenix 76 47 s 73 52 Pittsburgh 42 7 rs 39 16 Portland, ME 32 16 sh 40 29 Portland, Ore 48 35 sh 47 34 Providence, R.I. 30 15 sh 49 31 Raleigh 52 18 sh 54 29 Rapid City 34 24 pc 26 14 Reno 53 24 sn 37 20 Rochester, NY 29 10 .01 sn 39 23 Sacramento 57 36 r 54 34 St. Louis 60 39 .15 s 35 18 St. Ste. Marie 31 9 sn 26 1 Salt Lake City 39 22 c 41 28 San Antonio 81 61 pc 69 53 San Diego 59 54 sh 54 47 San Francisco 52 45 r 51 41 Savannah 57 26 sh 69 39 Seattle 46 39 trace sh 48 35 Spokane 41 26 rs 39 26 Syracuse 28 12 .01 rs 41 23 Topeka 57 34 pc 36 16 Washington 42 22 sh 52 32YESTERDAYS NATIONAL HIGH & LOW HIGH 89 Alice, Texas LOW -14 Stanley, Idaho TUESDAY CITY H/L/SKY Acapulco 87/73/s Amsterdam 40/27/sh Athens 57/41/r Beijing 36/16/s Berlin 34/29/sn Bermuda 60/59/pc Cairo 68/51/s Calgary 21/12/sf Havana 83/67/pc Hong Kong 75/64/sh Jerusalem 54/42/pc Lisbon 62/46/pc London 46/30/pc Madrid 54/39/sh Mexico City 77/48/pc Montreal 32/25/sn Moscow 20/14/c Paris 43/32/pc Rio 89/74/ts Rome 50/37/s Sydney 79/66/pc Tokyo 45/32/sh Toronto 39/27/rs Warsaw 29/28/sn WORLD CITIES Monday Tuesday City H L Pcp. Fcst H L Monday Tuesday City H L Pcp. Fcst H L Weather Central, Madison, Wi. Tuesday WednesdayCity High/Low High/Low High/Low High/LowChassahowitzka* 1:39 p/8:41 a /7:46 p 12:19 a/10:03 a 3:02 p/9:22 p Crystal River** 12:00 p/6:03 a 10:40 p/5:08 p 1:23 p/7:25 a 11:59 p/6:44 p Withlacoochee* 9:47 a/3:51 a 8:27 p/2:56 p 11:10 a/5:13 a 9:46 p/4:32 p Homosassa*** 12:49 p/7:40 a 11:29 p/6:45 p 2:12 p/9:02 a /8:21 p TIDES *From mouths of rivers **At Kings Bay ***At Masons CreekKEY TO CONDITIONS: c=cloudy; dr=drizzle; f=fair; h=hazy; pc=partly cloudy; r=rain; rs=rain/snow mix; s=sunny; sh=showers; sn=snow; ts=thunderstorms; w=windy. SOLUNAR TABLESDATE DAY MINOR MAJOR MINOR MAJOR (MORNING) (AFTERNOON) 2/19 TUESDAY 12:25 6:37 12:49 7:01 2/20 WEDNESDAY 1:10 7:22 1:34 7:46 FORECAST FOR 3:00 P.M. TUESDAY HI LO PR 70 29 NA Lawn watering limited to two days per week, before 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m., as follows:EVEN addresses may water on Thursday and/or Sunday. ODD addresses may water on Wednesday and/or Saturday. 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 @ 352527-7669. ON THE NET For information about arrests made by the Citrus County Sheriffs Office, go to www.sheriffcitrus.org and click on the Public Information link, then on Arrest Reports. The Sexual Predator Unit is responsible for tracking all registered sexual offenders and predators in the county. Click on the Sexual Offender Information link on the CCSO website. Also under Public Information on the CCSO website, click on Crime Mapping for a view of where each type of crime occurs in Citrus County. 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C14 FCAT replacement needs backup plan Associated PressTALLAHASSEE A Plan B is needed in case the anticipated replacement for the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test, or FCAT, fails to materialize or is delayed, the states new education commissioner said Monday. The State Board of Education also received a letter from Gov. Rick Scott pitching his proposal to give all teachers a $2,500 pay raise. At least one member, though, said shed prefer to see raises awarded on merit rather than across the board. Education Commissioner Tony Bennett told the board that within the next couple months hell present a contingency plan in case the FCAT replacement is sidelined or delayed by problems that have begun to emerge. That is a risk, which is why I believe its always good management to have a Plan B, said Bennett, the former Indiana superintendent of public instruction, at his first board meeting Monday in Orlando. This is not your normal, standard adoption activity. The new test is being developed by a 23-state consortium known as the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for Colleges or Careers, or PARCC. The new test is being designed in conjunction with the adoption of Common Core State Standards by Florida and 44 other states. Another consortium known as Smarter Balance is developing an exam geared more toward instructional purposes than accountability such as grading schools and evaluating teacher performance, the focus of PARCC. Tony Bennettnew education commissioner.

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The News Service of FloridaTALLAHASSEE A Senate select committee could make recommendations March 4 about key parts of the federal Affordable Care Act, including whether Florida should move forward with a major expansion of the Medicaid program. Sen. Joe Negron, a Stuart Republican who is chairman of the select committee, said Monday he expects an opportunity to hear closing arguments during a meeting March 4 a day before the start of the annual legislative session. Negron said his goal has always been to make recommendations during the first week of session. A House select committee also appears to be on a similar schedule. That panel has scheduled a meeting Feb. 28, an off week for the Legislature, and probably will meet at least twice during the first week of session, said Chairman Richard Corcoran, R-Land O Lakes. Were trying to keep pace with the Senate, Corcoran said after his committee heard more than three hours of presentations Monday. Lawmakers face a series of decisions during the upcoming session about the Affordable Care Act, with the potential Medicaid expansion the most controversial. The Senate select committee Monday rejected any remaining possibility that Florida would run a health-insurance exchange in 2014, another issue that has drawn heavy attention. Legislative leaders have said for weeks that they expected the federal government to run the states exchange, which will serve as an online marketplace for people to shop for health-insurance coverage. Republicans and Democrats on the Senate panel agreed Monday to formally recommend that the Obama administration run the exchange, a move that came after Florida had missed deadlines for notifying the federal government of plans to operate a state exchange. Im still looking for a valid reason why we would ever want to start our own exchange, said Senate Health Policy Chairman Aaron Bean, a Fernandina Beach Republican who serves on the select committee. Other lawmakers said Florida could operate an exchange in later years if it decided to do so. Sen. David Simmons, R-Maitland, said questions remain unanswered about the exchanges and that Florida should let the federal government show us the way. If there are going to be mistakes made, we can learn from their mistakes, Simmons said. The select committees have been listening to testimony and gathering information for weeks, and their positions could be an important indicator as the full Legislature gets ready to tackle the Affordable Care Act. Among other things, lawmakers will have to resolve complicated insurance-regulatory issues and a question about expanding the states health-insurance program to offer coverage to many temporary employees. But the Medicaid issue and particularly its potential costs for the state has drawn the most scrutiny. As an example, supporters of the Medicaid expansion accused Republican Gov. Rick Scott earlier this year of inflating the estimated costs of such an expansion. Scott has been a longtime critic of the federal law, which President Obama and congressional Democrats approved in 2010. State, Department of Environmental Protection and Viva 500 to launch the year-long expedition. Cynthia Throne, with Mother Ocean, coordinates the stops along the way. She said Riney will spend the first half of the year exploring Floridas coastline and is scheduled to arrive in Jacksonville July 4. Monday was his 47th day on the water. After leaving Homosassa, he will paddle to Port Richey, with a stop at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park. Throne said Riney generally paddles six days a week, taking Sundays off to resupply and take care of organizational business. He also posts regular Facebook updates. For the second half of the year, Riney will paddle the state inland waterways, lakes, springs and the Everglades. Various other paddlers have joined him along the way, but he is the only one paddling the entire trip, He carries about 150 pounds of gear on the 14foot paddleboard, she said. He keeps in touch by texting and can even text in choppy water. The water was so choppy near Yankeetown it upset the craft, but his supplies were safely secured. Riney, 31, averages about 10 miles a day, but has paddled up to 20. For this stage of the trip he was accompanied by Thrones son, University of North Florida student Jackson Berger. Riney pulls ashore each night and sets up a primitive campsite. To protect himself from the sun, he wears a broad-brimmed hat, face mask, longsleeve shirt and long pants. He added a pair of boots in Cedar Key to protect his feet from the oyster bars. He took six long environmental paddleboard trips last year to prepare for the expedition, known as XF500. Riney said the trip has been really positive. He said it has been a good mix of residential areas and rural areas. He has not had any equipment problems, other than a rat chewing through one of his bags, something Ponce de Leon could probably relate to.Contact Chronicle reporter Pat Faherty at 352564-2924 or pfaherty@ chronicleonline.com. PADDLEContinued from Page A1STATE/LOCALCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2013 A5 527-0012 72 HOUR BLIND FACTORY FAUX WOOD BLINDS, TOP TREATMENTS DRAPERY, SHADES, SHUTTERS VERTICALS The Savings Are Yours Because The Factory Is Ours! BLIND S TREETOPS PLAZA 1657 W. GULF TO LAKE HWY LECANTO 2012 2012 2012 2012 www.72-hourblinds.com WELL MEET OR BEAT ANY COMPETITORS PRICE 000DYTR 000E2OE 000DXB0 Next to ACE in Homosassa ( 352 ) 628-3443 License #DN 17606 Ledgerdentistry.com FREE SECOND OPINION. We Cater to Cowards! General & Cosmetic Dentistry HONEST PROFESSIONAL COMPASSIONATE Most Insurance Accepted Se Habla Espaol Do I need a termite treatment? A home left untreated long enough will eventually become infested. The University of Florida says there can be as many as 100 active termite colonies per given acre. How much damage can termites actually do? Termites per year do more damage than all natural disasters combined. Including hurricanes, fires, floods, etc. Termidor Treatment with 5 year Warranty. Restrictions may apply. One per customer. Expires 6/1/13 Straight Antennae Wings the Same Size Elbowed Antennae Thin Waist Forewing Larger termite flying ant Q A Q A PEST CONTROL Termite Specialists Crystal River 795-8600 Homosassa 621-7700 Inverness 860-1037 Dunnellon 489-7353 $ 100 OFF FREE INSPECTION Total Care Lawn Program Full Service In-Home Pest Control www.bushpestcontrol.com 000E3GV MATTHEW BECK/ChronicleABOVE: Justin Riney, center, traveled Monday with fellow paddler Jackson Berger, left, and Matt Clemmons. Above, the three complete their paddle for the day at the Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park. RIGHT: Justin Rineys purpose for paddling around Florida is to raise awareness of the states fragile aquatic ecosystem. Riney averages about 10 miles a day, but has paddled up to 20. Scott doles out $2.6M for military support The News Service of FloridaTALLAHASSEE Citing the militarys role as an economic engine across the state, Gov. Rick Scott on Monday awarded $2.6 million in grants to projects ranging from wounded veteran assistance and technology seed money to buffers around military installations. Scott gave approval to 10 projects that the governor said will translate into new jobs, not just for military personal but the communities that surround the facilities. The military has a strong presence in Florida, which means jobs and opportunities for Florida families, Scott said in a statement. With numerous bases across Florida, nearly 100,000 men and women who serve in active and reserve duty are living in the Sunshine State. The announcement drew praise from legislators whose districts are tied to military spending. The awards also come as federal officials prepare for the next round of military base realignments, an often politically charged process pitting states and communities against each other for what are expected to be increasingly limited federal funds. The impact of Floridas military bases is often overlooked as an economic driver for the state, said Sen. Andy Gardiner, R-Orlando. More than $60 billion is inserted annually into our economy by the nearly 700,000 personnel living in our state. These grants go a long way to help preserve this economic asset. Among the list of projects are four in Northwest Florida totaling $1.1 million. Projects include a $500,000 grant for land acquisition in Panama City and $160,000 to construct fencing around Whiting Field in Santa Rosa County. The City of Jacksonville will receive two grants totaling $450,000, allowing city officials to continue protecting local military installations used at the Air National Guard Base and Naval Station Mayport. These grants help protect our military bases from potential encroachment and other obstacles that may adversely affect them, said Rep. Daniel Davis, R-Jacksonville. I applaud Gov. Scott and the defense task force for addressing this need. In Orlando, a $350,000 grant will be used to improve simulation and modeling capabilities at the Navys National Center for Simulation, a move to improve the facilitys chances of surviving potential program cuts. In Tampa, a $130,000 grant will allow be used to strengthen relationships between MacDill Air Force Base and the community. Decisions could be near on Affordable Care Act Gov. Rick Scottapproved 10 projects. But the Medicaid issue ... has drawn the most scrutiny.

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and trust, but was stunned by the abuse and neglect she saw among other animal trainers in the entertainment industry. She often served as the public face and voice for performing animals, in recent years fighting primarily to get elephants out of circuses and zoos and into sanctuaries. Her 1976 autobiography, The Lady and Her Tiger, served as both a memoir and a groundbreaking expose of Hollywoods treatment of animals. Carmen Coppola, 92BEVERLY HILLSCarmen C. Coppola, 92, of Beverly Hills, Fla., died on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. He was born on Saturday, Jan. 1, 1921, grew up in Queens, N.Y., son of Charles and Lucy Marie (Maffetone) Coppola and cherished older brother to Catherine and Charlie. He lived there with his loving wife of 65 years, Josephine, until their move to Beverly Hills, Fla., in 1985. He loved living there, making lifelong friends with his many wonderful and caring neighbors. Carmen was proud to serve aboard the USS Tuscaloosa during World War II in both the Atlantic and Pacific campaigns, for which he received many honors. He is survived by his sister Catherine Ryan of Richmond Hill, N.Y.; sisters-in-law Esther Coppola of Copaigue, N.Y., and Ruth Keating of Farmingdale, N.Y.; and six nieces and nephews. He was great-uncle to nine. Carmens ability to find joy in each day and unending love for his family and friends is his legacy. His word was his bond. Now reunited with his beloved wife, Jo, he will be deeply missed and remembered with love always. Visitation is from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at Fero Funeral Home with Military Honors and interment to follow at Fero Memorial Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to Fero Funeral Home, www. ferofuneralhome.com. Howard Buchanan Sr., 80LECANTOHoward E. Buchanan Sr., 80, of Lecanto, Fla., passed away unexpectedly Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. He was born July 2, 1932, in Wellsburg, W.Va., the son of the late Walker and Elizabeth Buchanan. Howard was a Korean War Marine veteran and a member of the 25 year Club of Weirton Steel. He was preceded in death by his first wife Virginia Graziani Buchanan; his daughter June McCarty; his sister Annabelle Serafine; and brother Harley Buchanan. Surviving are his wife Jeanine; his children Bonnie (John) Torino of Belleview, Jess (Danette) Buchanan of Follansbee, W.Va., and Howard (Lorraine) Buchanan Jr. of Tampa; his grandchildren Jeremy and Tyler Buchanan, Jason and Jenna McCarty, Jessica and Nicholas Torino and Blake Buchanan; and his sisters Maxine Diserio and Ruth Doyle. Arrangements are under the direction of Wilder Funeral Home in Homosassa. Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at Fountains Memorial Park Mausoleum, Homosassa, www.wilderfuneral.com.Charles Dunham, 84FLORAL CITYCharles Melville Dunham, 84, Floral City, died Dec. 17, 2013. Inurnment will be at the Florida National Cemetery. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory is in charge of private arrangements. Agnes McSharry, 76INVERNESSAgnes T. McSharry, 76, of Inverness, Fla., died Feb. 17, 2013, at her home under the loving care of her family and Hospice of Citrus County. Agnes was born Sept. 18, 1936, in Glasgow, Scotland, the daughter of Neil and Agnes Foley. She was a homemaker. Agnes moved to Inverness in 2003 from Queens, N.Y. She was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church and served as a Eucharistic minister in New York. Survivors include her husband, Michael F. McSharry of Inverness; children Carmel M. McSharry of Inverness, Michael P McSharry and his wife Toni of Inverness, and Sean M. McSharry of Astoria, N.Y.; sister Kathleen OConner of Scotland; and grandchildren Ashley Marie and Michael Anthony, both of Inverness. The family will receive friends between the hours of 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at the Heinz Funeral Home, with a vigil at 5:30. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Inverness. Interment will be at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell. Heinz Funeral Home & Cremation, Inverness. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Alvera Isabelle, 90CRYSTAL RIVERAlvera F. Isabelle, 90, Crystal River, formerly of Inverness, died Feb. 17, 2013, at Hospice of Citrus County. Mrs. Isabelle was born Sept. 14, 1922, in Rockville Centre, N.Y., to the late Randolph and Grace (Riegel) Taylor and came to Inverness in 1979 from East Islip, N.Y. She was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Parish and the wife of the late Dennis Isabelle, who preceded her in death Dec. 11, 1984. She is survived by her three children Denise Keever and husband Larry of Pensacola Beach, Gary Isabelle and wife Renee of Eustis, and Tomas Isabelle and wife Beverly of Crystal River; her brother and sister Randolph Taylor and Barbara Thares; and four grandchildren, Mikaela, Patrick, Taylor and Nicole. She was preceded in death by a brother, Donald; and two sisters, Grace and Jeanne. The Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church with Fr. Michael Smith, celebrant. Interment at a later date in Oak Ridge Cemetery. Reposing hours are at the Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home on Thursday from 10 a.m., until leaving for the church at 10:45 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to Hospice of Citrus County, P.O. Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL 34464. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Louis Suro, 76LECANTOLouis Raul Suro, 76, of Lecanto, Fla., died Feb. 16, 2013, at the HPH Hospice House in Lecanto. Louis was born Feb. 3, 1937, in New York, N.Y., the son of David and Paquita Suro. He was a meat cutter and union representative. Louis moved to Citrus County in 2002 from Bronx, N.Y. He loved baseball. Louis was Catholic. He was a member of the Spanish American Club. He was preceded in death by his sister Irma Rivera. Survivors include his companion Mary Ocasio of Lecanto; daughters Dana Suro Ng of Canyon County, Calif., and Frances Suro of Bronx, N.Y.; brother David Suro of New Jersey; sisters Lydia Gordon of Lecanto and Delia Suro of New Jersey; and several nieces and nephews. The family of Mr. Suro will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at the Heinz Funeral Home, with a vigil service beginning at 4 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton Catholic Church in Citrus Springs. Father Charles Leke will preside. In lieu of flowers, donationsmay be made to HPH Hospice, 3545 N. Lecanto Highway, Beverly Hills, FL 344653503. Heinz Funeral Home & Cremation, Inverness. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Charles Frazer Sr., 80CRYSTAL RIVERMr. Charles D. Frazer, Sr., age 80 of Crystal River, Florida, died Friday, February 15, 2013 in Lecanto, FL. He was born April 18, 1932 in Queens, NY, son of William and Florence (Beardall) Frazer. He was a veteran and served during the Korean Conflict. He worked as a supervisor for American Airlines and moved to Crystal River, Florida from Long Island, E. Islip, NY in 1990. Mr. Frazer was preceded in death by his parents and 2 sons, James Frazer and Brian Frazer. Survivors include 2 sons, Steven T. Frazer of Crystal River and Charles D. Frazer, Jr. of Bolton, MA, daughter, Kathleen D. Frazer of Crystal River, 10 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 3:00 6:00 PM, Friday, February 22, 2013 at the Homosassa Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes. Private Entombment will be held at Fountains Memorial Park, Homosassa on a later date. Friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Hospice of Citrus County, P .O. Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL 34464. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.Hooper FuneralHome.com. Jean Beach Lengowicz, 82ASHBURN, VA.Jean Beach Lengowicz, 82, of Ashburn, Va., formerly of Homosassa Springs, Fla., died peacefully Feb. 14, 2013. Jean was born in Calais, Maine. She graduated from Lynn Classical High School 1947 in Lynn, Mass. Jean lived in the Lynn/Salem area until 1972 when she moved to Andover, Mass. She was a stay-at-home mother/ homemaker. In 1981 Jean and husband Ed moved to Homosassa Springs, after Eds retirement. During their retirement, Jean was an avid golfer, bingo player, traveler, bowler and a past president of the Sugarmill Woods Homeowners Association. Jean was also a proud member of the Citrus County Cruisers. In 2006, Ed and Jean moved to Virginia. Jean was preceded in death by husband Edward Lengowicz. She is survived by daughter Joanne Roehling; son-in-law Charles Roehling; granddaughters Amber Jean Roehling and Morgan Lee Roehling (Ashburn, Va.); sister Rena Doughty (Deer Island, NB, Canada). She was also preceded in death by sisters Juanita Mim Parks, Francis Polly Hooper and Melba Lord. She is also survived by stepsons Stephen and Kenneth Walsh (Southampton, Mass.); stepdaughters Linda Salmeri (East Bridgewater, Mass.) and Lisa Lengowicz (Raleigh, N.C.); several nieces/ nephews; and more than 20 grandchildren/greatgrandchildren. She will be missed by all. Jean will be buried with Ed at Quantico National Cemetery. The family will be holding a small memorial service in March. Please send condolences to www.colonialfuneral home.com.Katherine Shea, 63BEVERLY HILLSKatherine M. Shea,63, of Beverly Hills, Fla., died Feb. 15, 2013,under the care Hospice of Citrus County in Lecanto. 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Pat Derby a former Hollywood trainer for Flipper, Lassie and other performing animals who later devoted her life to protecting them after seeing widespread abuse has died at age 69, her organization said Monday. Derby, who had throat cancer, died Friday at her home in the biggest of the animal sanctuaries run by her organization, the Performing Animal Welfare Society, or PAWS, in San Andreas, Calif., outside Sacramento. Her longtime partner and the organizations co-founder, Ed Stewart, was at her side, a PAWS statement said. During the 1960s and 1970s, Derby worked on television shows like Flipper, Daktari, Gunsmoke and Lassie, and wrangled a pair of pumas, Chauncey and Christopher, that appeared with modelactress Farrah Fawcett in popular commercials for the Mercury Cougar. Derby said she developed her own training methods based on love Flipper, Lassie trainerturned-activist dies at 69

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Associated PressGLOUCESTER, Mass. His citys best fishing days are long past it, but lifelong Gloucester resident Ron Gilson still sees what once, was when he drives past what remains. Theres the waterfront lot, littered with discarded fishing nets and lobster pots, where vessels in the famed fishing fleet once docked. The clatter and grit of a top maritime machine shop downtown has been replaced by a banquet hall. On the state fish pier, where Gilson briefly parks, the sounds of yearround work have given way to the quiet whirr of his idling Prius. To the 79-year-old, the decline of the industry has stolen jobs, community spirit and opportunity. And its not over, Gilson said. This is the lowest point, he declared recently. Tomorrow will be lower. In May, New Englands fishermen will again see a cut to the number of fish they can catch, this time so deeply that the historic industrys existence is threatened from Rhode Island to Maine. But as hard as the cuts are likely to hit fishing communities, local seafood eaters may not notice at all. In the regions markets, grocery stores and restaurants, imported fish dominate, and the cuts make that less likely to change. The cuts will shrink the catch limit 77 percent for cod in the Gulf of Maine and 61 percent for cod in Georges Bank, off southeastern Massachusetts. Thats the worst of a series of reductions to the catch of bottom-dwelling groundfish, such as haddock and flounder, that many fear could be fatal to the industry. Theyre going to wipe it out! said Gilson. The only thing thats going to be the same is the ocean youre looking at. For fish consumers, a sharp drop in the local groundfish catch may jar a select group of diners who seek fish caught that day. But the cuts effects may not ripple further than that. Just 9 percent of the seafood eaten in the United States is domestically caught, the federal government estimates. In New England, locally caught cod was just a slightly larger fraction of all cod eaten, 12 percent, according to fisheries economist Jenny Sun of the Portland, Maine-based Gulf of Maine Research Institute. And she estimates that could drop to 4 percent after the coming cuts. Much of the imported cod is caught and frozen in Norway and cut in China, and theres plenty of it, Sun said. If the local cod catch dips to near nothing, fish processors could easily fill in with imports, Sun said. In fact, the biggest issue for one Maine seafood processing executive has been the perception that the New England industrys troubles mean he wont have fish. But prices will likely change little after the cuts because substitutes are plentiful, said Chris Fream, senior sales executive at North Atlantic Inc., a processor in Portland, Maine. The sky certainly isnt falling because a) we knew it was coming and b) weve prepared for it and theres other species that are around, he said. The remaining fishermen have limited options. The Northeasts groundfish fleet had 420 boats in 2011, a drop of 150 in just two years, and many of those who continue to fish do so because they have no choice. Scituate fisherman Frank Mirarchi noted wryly that, at 69, he has few employment options. The fishermen he cooperates with, pooling quota and resources, have discussed taking even more boats out of the water and trying to hang in with whatever they can catch. This is not a long-term strategy, Mirarchi said. Something needs to happen before 2014 or we all go down the tubes. The crew on Gloucester fisherman Richard Burgesss two boats are family, and he said he hasnt considered selling out of the business. I put them out on the street, where are they going to get a goddamn job? he said. And these are men who have devoted their lives to feeding the country fresh fish. And now the country is stabbing us in the heart.NATIONCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2013 A9 000DXIL HOME SERVICES Landscaping & Water Gardens Complete Landscape Design & Installation Ponds Waterfalls Brick Pavers Retaining Walls Patios Outdoor Lighting Outdoor Kitchens BushHomeServices.com Green Egg & Fire Magic Supplies Denny Dingler, HAS Audioprosthologist HEAR BETTER NOW! 100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEED 30th Year of Experience You Can Trust 4 Year Warranties Full Time Service 2009 2009 211 S. Apopka Ave., Inverness 726-4327 Since 1983 Professional Hearing Centers 000DWCP www.InvernessHearing.com 000E32S Fishings decline looms Seafood eaters may not notice Associated PressRon Gilson, a 79-year-old life Gloucester native, walks along the fish pier in Gloucester, Mass. In Gilson's life he's worked throughout the fishing industry from working on the wharf in his youth to a historian on Gloucester in his later life. In May, a massive reduction is coming to the catch limit for cod caught in the Gulf of Maine, just outside Gloucester Harbor, and the cuts are acknowledged by fishermen, regulators and environmentalists to be devastating, and perhaps fatal, for the historic industry.

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Base marks first anniversary of crashFORT WALTON BEACH A military base in the Florida Panhandle is remembering four airmen killed with their reconnaissance plane crashed in Africa last year. The four airmen were members of the Air Force 1st Special Operations Wing. They were based at Hurlburt Field. Monday marked the first anniversary of the crash near the only U.S. base in Africa. Military officials said the crew had been returning from a mission in support of the Afghanistan war. Friends and family of Capt. Nicholas Whitlock, Capt. Ryan Hall, 1st Lt. Justin Wilkens and Senior Airman Julian Scholten told the Northwest Florida Daily News that they held a private memorial service Monday at Hurlburt.Pregnant woman charged in adoption scamUMATILLA A central Florida woman is facing grand theft charges after authorities said she fleeced several adoption agencies. Marion County sheriffs detectives said 33year-old Deana Marie Day made an agreement through a South Florida law firm to give her child up for adoption. One firm allegedly paid her more than $6,000 in living expenses. But authorities said while Day was collecting money from that firm, she was also receiving money from other firms for the same services. The child is scheduled to be born later this month. Day was charged with adoption fraud and grand theft.Politically weary, Sink focuses on business growthTAMPA Former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink is debating whether to seek a rematch next year against Republican incumbent Rick Scott. The 64-year-old Tampa banker is torn. She wants to develop ideas through her Florida Next foundation to make the state a place where startup businesses flourish. She also knows that her ideas would go much further if she sat in the governors office. She just doesnt know if she has the will for another campaign. A big reason is the loss of her husband, Bill McBride. She was strategizing with him about another gubernatorial run before he died suddenly of a heart attack in December. She said his death has made it less likely that she will run.FHP to raise awareness about hit-and-runsORLANDO The Florida Highway Patrol is trying to raise awareness about hit-and-run crashes. According to FHP, law enforcement officers statewide investigated nearly 77,000 hitand-run crashes last year. Officials said those crashes injured 17,000 people and killed 168.Four stabbed with pocket knifeORLANDO Two men have been arrested in connection with a quadruple stabbing in Orlando. Police said the victims were taken to a local hospital early Monday morning with non-life threatening injuries. A police statement said 19-year-old Joel Garcia Jr. is being charged with attempted murder and 20-year-old Wilfredo Caussade with resisting an officer and tampering with evidence. Both have been transported to the Orange County Jail and could face additional charges. It was not immediately known if either have an attorney. Police said officers responded to a large fight and found a folding pocket knife was used in the attacks.Bennett: State needs Plan B for FCATTALLAHASSEE Floridas new education commissioner said the state needs a Plan B in case the anticipated replacement for the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test, or FCAT, fails to materialize or is delayed. Commissioner Tony Bennett told the State Board of Education at the panels meeting Monday in Orlando that hell offer such a plan in the next couple months. The board also received a letter from Gov. Rick Scott pitching his proposal to give all teachers a $2,500 pay raise. The board had no immediate response. The Republican governor defended his break from GOP orthodoxy. Republicans have in recent years promoted merit pay as opposed to an across-the-board raise.Planes breach no-fly zone over Obama vacationPALM CITY Federal Aviation Administration officials said theyre investigating three more apparent breaches of the no-fly zone above President Barack Obamas vacation spot along Floridas Atlantic coastline. According to the FAA, a Lancair 320 allegedly entered the temporarily restricted airspace Saturday afternoon. The plane was flying from Boca Raton to DeLand. On Sunday morning, FAA officials said a Cessna allegedly entered the restricted flight area. The plane landed at Okeechobee Airport. A Robinson R44 helicopter allegedly entered the restricted zone Sunday afternoon. The FAA said the helicopter landed at Okeechobee Airport. Associated PressTALLAHASSEE The Republican-dominated Legislature has asked the Florida Supreme Court to throw out a legal challenge to its 2012 redistricting plan for the state Senate. The high court put the case on a fast track Monday, setting tight deadlines for additional filings. Former Justice Raoul Cantero submitted the petition on behalf of the House and Senate on Friday. Cantero argued that only the Supreme Court can decide legislative redistricting cases and that the justices already have done so. Hes asking the high court to order a trial judge to dismiss a challenge to the Senate map lodged by the League of Women Voters of Florida, Common Cause, National Council of La Raza and several individual plaintiffs. The justices ordered the plaintiffs to respond by Feb. 28 and gave the Legislature until March 5 to reply. Circuit Judge Terry Lewis rejected the Legislatures claim last month in Tallahassee and ordered the case to proceed. Lewis wrote that the Legislatures argument flies in the face of case law. He cited prior Supreme Court and appellate rulings that said trial courts have jurisdiction over redistricting challenges. The pending lawsuit alleges the Senate map violates an anti-gerry mandering amendment to the Florida Constitution by favoring incumbents and the GOP Information that has emerged in connection with the lawsuit, as well as a similar challenge to a new congressional map, includes emails showing top GOP officials met in late 2010 to brainstorm redistricting with political consultants and legislative staffers involved in the remapping process thats done every 10 years. The states Fair Districts amendment also requires that redistricting maps protect the ability of minorities to elect candidates of their choice and follow city and county or natural boundaries whenever possible. The News Service of FloridaTALLAHASSEE A prominent senator said Monday he will file a bill placing a moratorium on Internet cafes a measure that could become the only major legislation dealing with gambling to be heard by the Legislature this year. The comments from Sen. John Thrasher, R-St. Augustine, came near the end of what is expected to be the final meeting of the Senate Gaming Committee until at least the end of the legislative session. Thrasher was responding to concerns among some lawmakers that the issue of Internet cafes might not be addressed in the session that begins March 5. There will be a bill that places a moratorium on Internet cafes for this year for consideration, said Thrasher, who chairs the powerful Senate Rules Committee. Legislators grappled with the issue of Internet cafes, which critics argue are illegal games similar to slot machines, in 2012 but were unable to come to an agreement. Some lawmakers want the businesses banned altogether; others simply want to regulate them. The industry says it offers computerized versions of legal sweepstakes. It wasnt clear how wideranging Thrashers moratorium would be; he didnt elaborate on the proposal at the committee meeting and didnt immediately return a message left at his office seeking comment. The Coalition of Internet Cafes, an industry group, reacted cautiously to the statement. From the beginning, we have advocated for increased regulation over an outright ban, agreed that technology has outpaced current law and that there may be some bad operators in the industry, spokeswoman Sarah Bascom said in a statement. Depending upon exact details of a proposed moratorium bill, if it allows for existing law-abiding operators and employers to continue in their existing capacity, we believe our coalition will support legislation along these lines.A10TUESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESTATE 000E2VR BayAreaCool.com IF THIS IS NOT YOUR BEST TUNE UP EVER, THEN ITS FREE! WE SERVICE ALL BRANDS & MODELS! NOW JUST $ 69! 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BUSINESSCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2013 A11 000E2BX Crystal River 305 S.E. US 19 352-795-7223 Associated PressATLANTA A leak in a fuel oil return line caused the engine-room fire that disabled a Carnival cruise ship at sea, leaving 4,200 people without power or working toilets for five days, a Coast Guard official said Monday. Cmdr. Teresa Hatfield addressed the finding in a conference call with reporters and estimated that the investigation of the disabled ship, the Carnival Triumph, would take six months. Hatfield said the Bahamas where the ship is registered, or flagged is leading the investigation, with the Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board representing U.S. interests in the probe. The vessel was in international waters at the time of the incident. She said investigators have been with the ship since it arrived Thursday in Mobile. Since then, she said, interviews have been conducted with passengers and crew and forensic analysis has been performed on the ship. She said the crew responded appropriately to the fire. They did a very good job, she said. In an email after Mondays conference call, Coast Guard spokesman Carlos Diaz described the oil return line that leaked as stretching from the ships No. 6 engine to the fuel tank. A Carnival Cruise Lines spokesman said in an email Monday that the company agreed with the Coast Guards findings about the fire source. Andrew Coggins, a former Navy commander who was a chief engineer and is now a professor at Pace University in New York and an expert on the cruise industry, said the fire could potentially have been serious. The problem is the oils under pressure, he said. What happens in the case of a fuel oil leak where you have a fire like that is it leaks in such a way that it sprays out in a mist. In the engine room you have many hot surfaces, so once the mist hits a hot surface it will flash into flame. If the crew hadnt reacted quickly and the fire suppression system hadnt worked properly, he said, the fire from the engine room would have eventually burned through to other parts of the ship. Engine room fires that cant be suppressed generally result in the loss of the entire ship, he said. Coast Guard: Fuel oil leak caused fire Associated PressThe cruise ship Carnival Triumph is towed into Mobile Bay on Thursday near Dauphin Island, Ala. A leak in a fuel oil return line caused the engine-room fire that disabled a the ship at sea, leaving 4,200 people without power or working toilets for five days, a Coast Guard official said Monday. Business HIGHLIGHTS Miss. part of $29M Toyota settlementJACKSON, Miss. Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says Mississippi will receive about $561,288 in a multi-state settlement with Toyota Motor Corp. over problems with accelerator pedals. Hood said Mississippi will be getting part of a $29 million pot split among 29 different states and American Samoa. States attorneys general claimed Toyota failed to disclose dangerous safety defects with its accelerator pedals in a timely fashion. They sued Toyota after it recalled 14 million vehicles globally in 2009 and 2010 for accelerating without warning. As part of the settlement, Toyota said it will make vehicle information more easily accessible and deal more quickly with complaints and pay some restitution to owners. Toyota blames sticky gas pedals and faulty floor mats for the acceleration issue.WSJ: OfficeMax, Office Depot in merger talksNEW YORK The Wall Street Journal is reporting OfficeMax Inc. and Office Depot Inc. are talking about combining their companies. The newspaper, citing unidentified people familiar with the matter, said Monday talks are at an advanced stage, and an announcement could come as early as this week. OfficeMax reports its fourthquarter results on Thursday, while Office Depot is expected to report results next week. Representatives of both companies declined to comment on merger talks. Boca Raton, Fla.-based Office Depot has about 1,675 stores worldwide, mostly in the U.S. and Canada. OfficeMax, based in Naperville, Ill., has about 900 stores in the U.S. and Mexico. If the two companies merged, they could close stores that compete against each other, as well as reduce costs.Readers Digest parent files for Chapter 11NEW YORK The parent company of Readers Digest has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection for the second time in less than four years, saying it needs to cut its debt so it can keep restructuring. RDA Holding Co. says it will keep publishing the magazine during the bankruptcy, and aims to be out of Chapter 11 within six months. The circulation of Readers Digest has declined because of competition from the Internet shrinking by nearly two-thirds since 1995 but it is still one of the worlds most-read magazines. The New York company said late Sunday that it plans to cut its debt load by 80 percent during the restructuring, leaving it with about $100 million in debt. It said it has already reached agreements with its secured lender and more than 70 percent of its secured noteholders. A group of its creditors have supplied $45 million in new financing to help Readers Digest go through the process as part of a $105 million loan to repay existing bank debt.Express Scripts 4Q profit up 74 percentST. LOUIS Mail-order and online druggist Express Scripts said on Monday its earnings jumped almost 74 percent as more people used generic drugs and it continued to absorb Medco Health Solutions. Express Scripts Holding Co. acquired Medco last April, making it the largest pharmacy benefits manager by far. It now manages more than a billion prescriptions every year. The companys outlook for this year also topped Wall Street expectations. Express Scripts earned $504.1 million, or 61 cents per share, in its fourth quarter, which ended Dec. 31. Its adjusted earnings were $1.05 per share, slightly better than the $1.02 per share expected by analysts polled by FactSet. Revenue more than doubled to $27.41 billion. Analysts predicted $27 billion. In the fourth quarter a year ago, it earned $290.4 million, or 59 cents per share. Revenue was $12.1 billion.From wire reports Associated PressA worker of the Doly-Com abattoir, one of the two units checked by Romanian authorities in the horse meat scandal, pauses Feb. 12 in the village of Roma, northern Romania. On Monday, Romanian officials scrambled to defend two plants implicated in the scandal, saying the meat was properly declared and any fraud was committed elsewhere. Associated PressBERLIN German officials on Monday vowed tighter controls on meat products and stronger penalties for companies that violate food-labeling rules as more items marketed as all beef were pulled from supermarket shelves after testing positive for horse meat. Germany, Europes largest economy, is one of several countries across the continent investigating the improper use of horsemeat and mislabeling of meat products in a still-unfolding scandal. Consumer Protection Minister Ilse Aigner and her state counterparts announced a 10-point plan seeking to allay Germans fears after five national supermarkets recalled lasagna, chili, tortellini and goulash all with traces of horse meat. Most recently, German discount supermarket Lidl on Monday said it had recalled Combino brand Beef Tortelloni, sold at its stores in Austria, after tests showed it contained horse meat. Aigner said Germany will step up testing and look for any meat not clearly noted on the label not just horse. I cant say this is the end, she told reporters. We have to count on other cases being discovered. In addition to implementing a European Union action plan on testing meat products, some of Germanys other plans include making sure consumers are more quickly informed as soon as a company has detected that its product may be mislabeled, and facilitating better information flow between state and federal agencies. Horse meat has turned up across Europe in frozen supermarket meals such as burgers and lasagna, as well as in in beef pasta sauce, on restaurant menus, in school lunches and in hospital meals. Millions of products were pulled from store shelves in Britain, Ireland, France, Spain, Germany, Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Norway after the scandal broke, and supermarkets and food suppliers were told to test processed beef products for horse DNA. European officials have said the scandal is the result of fraud, and possibly an international criminal conspiracy to pass off cheap horse meat as more expensive beef. And although officials say that eating horse meat is not generally dangerous, the scandal has upset people in places where such meat traditionally is not eaten. France agreed on Monday to partially restore the health certification of a meat seller at the heart of the uproar. In a decision just ahead of a meeting between French government officials and workers at the Spanghero company, French Agriculture Minister Stephane Le Foll said he would allow it to resume production of ground meat, sausages and some cooked goods after inspectors found nothing amiss there over the weekend. However, frozen goods to be sold and processed elsewhere, which were the center of questions over whether Spanghero officials deliberately passed off horse meat as beef, remain off limits for the company. The French agriculture minister reiterated at a news conference the allegation of fraud at the plant in southern France but said the workers arent responsible. The governments final report is due Friday. The French government has said the chain of fraudulent sales reaches across 28 firms in 13 countries. Germany: Tighter controls needed on meat products Horse meat has turned up across Europe in frozen supermarket meals such as burgers and lasagna, as well as in in beef pasta sauce, on restaurant menus, in school lunches and in hospital meals. Associated PressWASHINGTON Vernon Hugh Bowman seems comfortable with the old way of doing things, right down to the rotarydial telephone he said he was using in a conference call with reporters. But the 75-year-old Indiana farmer figured out a way to benefit from a hightechnology product, soybeans that are resistant to weed-killers, without always paying the high price that such genetically engineered seeds typically bring. In so doing, he ignited a legal fight with seed-giant Monsanto Co. that has now come before the Supreme Court, with argument taking place Tuesday. The court case poses the question of whether Bowmans actions violated the patent rights held by Monsanto, which developed soybean and other seeds that survive when farmers spray their fields with the companys Roundup brand weed-killer. The seeds dominate American agriculture. To protect its investment in their development, Monsanto has a policy that prohibits farmers from saving or reusing the seeds once the crop is grown. Farmers must buy new seeds every year. Like almost every other farmer in Indiana, Bowman used the patented seeds for his main crop. But for a risky, lateseason crop on his 300 acres in Sandborn, Bowman said, I wanted a cheap source of seed. He couldnt reuse his own beans or buy seeds from other farmers who had similar agreements with Monsanto and other companies licensed to sell genetically engineered seeds. Dealers he used to buy cheap seed from no longer carry unmodified seeds. So Bowman found what looked like a loophole and went to a grain elevator that held soybeans it typically sells for feed, milling and other uses, but not as seed. Bowman reasoned that most of those soybeans also would be resistant to weed killers, as they initially came from herbicide-resistant seeds, too. He was right, and he repeated the practice over eight years. He didnt try to keep it a secret from Monsanto and in October 2007, the company sued him for violating its patent. High-stakes fight over soybeans at high court Associated PressTwo major sponsors, Oakley and Nike, distanced themselves from Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius on Monday after the South African sports star was charged with murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend. Oakley, the eyewear maker, suspended its contract with Pistorius. And Nike, which sells shoes and other athletic gear, said it has no plans to use him in future ad campaigns. Pistorius lost both of his legs in childhood. Racing on carbon-fiber blades, he was the first amputee athlete to run at the world championships in 2011, and he made history competing in the London Olympics last year. His success at overcoming hardship made him popular with South Africans, and a desirable pitchman for advertisers. On Thursday, he was arrested and charged with shooting his girlfriend to death in his home in South Africa. His family has denied that he murdered his girlfriend, the model Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius agent has canceled the athletes future scheduled races. Nike Inc. confirmed to The Associated Press on Monday that it had no plans to use Pistorius in future campaigns. Later on Monday, Oakley, in an emailed statement, said that in light of the recent allegations, Oakley is suspending its contract with Oscar Pistorius, effective immediately. Oakley, Nike put distance between brands, Pistorius

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OPINION Page A12TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2013 Corridor makes senseRegretfully, I was not able to attend the open discussion at county last week on County Road 491 from State Road 44 to County Road 486. A number of good and useful topics were discussed and it looks like key players buy into the idea of jointly facilitating a medical/extended care park on both sides of the road. May I make a few suggestions which might help us make this dream and wonderful reality. First, to go first class, roadways and paths are essential. A light at Allen Ridge seems reasonable and useful. Be advised that this light might also be the access to Terra Vista II with all that implies for traffic and possible difficulties in laying out pathways on the east side of C.R. 491. And pathways on both sides are essential elements of an area with a high density of extended care residents and temporarily limited mobility patients. I see a meandering loop of paths on both sides of the road with at least two easy slope ramp overhead crossings. Second, the shopping center now going up at the intersection of C.R. 491 and C.R. 486 should be a model of accessibility for people who are on scooters or electric wheel chairs. Not only outside but inside the stores and eateries. Just because a person has limited mobility does not mean s/he has no disposable income nor an interest in getting out in the Citrus sunshine for a ride or push to a store or restaurant. Third, all utilities should be buried to assure usefulness in and after hurricanes and errant winds and tornadoes. Power should be buried at least to the auxiliary power sources, assuming Duke Energy will not bury cables from their facility. Data/TV/telephone/Internet should be carried in buried fiber optic cable with buried connections to as many county medical facilities and practitioners as possible. Being sick or hurt or bedridden or requiring of alternative means of transportation is bad but facing those issues and not being able to get medically attended because of downed overhead wiring is not acceptable in an area such as this one could be. A technician or practical nurse can operate, for instance, X-ray machines but the radiologist to read the results be she in Inverness or Butte, Mont., should be able to get them in seconds. One suggestion I definitely have is that each of the commissioners, certain senior county staff, and a number of the hospital administrators spend a day or so in the next months in a wheel chair and on a scooter while attempting to navigate streets and sidewalks, red light crossings, and stores/restaurants. I suspect any number of extended care and rehabilitation facilities in the county will be able to fix them up with suitable wheels. To modify an old saying, you must wheel the wheel to talk the talk. FYI: It will make for great theater and could even get national TV coverage. Who knows?Linus Upson HernandoNugent good RepI just had to respond to letter published Feb. 4 by Roger B. Krieger who wrongly misrepresented Rep. Richard Nugents record. He was not elected in 2010 as a Tea Party candidate. In fact, I was upset at the time that he had been selected by out-going Rep. Ginny BrownWaite late in the voting season to replace her in the race. Since then I have followed him closely by: 1. Following his voting record. 2. Watching him often on the house floor and Rules Committee on CSPAN. 3. Attending a local question and answer meeting. I have found him to be an honorable person. He has (or had) two sons in the service (at least one) of which has served in Afghanistan. He wants us out of there now, by the way. He voted against the Sandy money as it had many unrelated earmarks in it and was not offset at all in any spending reductions, which has become important as our debt has exploded. Also, he has no need of special fringe group money as he has had no viable Democratic opponent.David Matthews Crystal River TRACYCOLSONHELENSPIVEYBOBKNIGHT Special to the ChronicleAgroup of citizen advocates met last week to take the first step toward solving Kings Bays water problems once and for all. After this kickoff meeting, a steering committee was assembled to establish a privately-funded, nonprofit group that will tirelessly advocate for comprehensive solutions to the reduced flows, impaired water quality, proliferation of noxious algae and loss of water clarity that have plagued Kings Bay and diminished the local economy for more than 30 years. Dr. Robert Knight, director of the Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute, summarized the evidence that the observed impairments in Kings Bay have their origin in the spring shed, the 800-plus-square-mile area of Citrus and adjacent counties that receive and recharge rainfall feeding the springs and Kings Bay. This vast groundwater recharge basin is suffering from persistent regional drawdown, resulting in long-term declining spring flow. Adding insult to injury, the diminished recharge carries a continually increasing load of nitrogen derived from fertilizer and human and animal wastewater. Less flow and more nutrients add up to less flushing of the bay and the proliferation and accumulation of opportunistic floating and submerged algae. More algae mean less water clarity and reduced aesthetics and tourism. Loss of the formerly crystal clear water and native eelgrass that thrived in Kings Bay is damaging the cherished image of the Crystal River ecosystem. A number of well-intentioned efforts have been initiated over the past half century and many public dollars have been spent to try to improve the management and health of Kings Bay. However, any local resident can see with their own eyes these efforts have not been successful at solving the underlying problems of less spring flow and more nitrate nitrogen. A new vision and grass roots campaign for comprehensive restoration must be developed. The Kings Bay Alliance intends to carry that torch. Its mission is simple: to promote and accomplish comprehensive restoration and protection of Kings Bay and the recharge area that provides the groundwater flowing from its springs. This group will collaborate with other springs and environmental advocates along the Springs Coast and throughout Florida to develop a comprehensive restoration action plan for Kings Bay. This restoration action plan will be used to educate the public and local/state decision-makers about the ultimate causes of impairment and the steps that must be taken to achieve the goal of complete restoration and lasting protection. The Kings Bay Alliance will organize informational meetings to build the public support needed to achieve its restoration goals. Members will take their message and demands to local officials, the Southwest Florida Water Management District, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the governor to advocate for substantive measures to turn Kings Bay around to a path of recovery. The Kings Bay Alliance steering committee will meet on Feb. 27. The future of this organization will be dependent upon the efforts of dedicated members who share a common cause a bright and crystal clear future for Kings Bay.Tracy Colson, Helen Spivey and Bob Knight are members of the Kings Bay Alliance group. Little islands are all large prisons: one cannot look at the sea without wishing for the wings of a swallow.Sir Richard Burton, 1863 Group forms to restore bay CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE Founded by Albert M. Williamson You may differ with my choice, but not my right to choose. David S. Arthurs publisher emeritus EDITORIAL BOARDGerry Mulligan ....................................publisherMike Arnold ..............................................editorCharlie Brennan ........................managing editorCurt Ebitz ..................................citizen memberMac Harris ................................citizen memberRebecca Martin ..........................guest memberBrad Bautista ....................................copy chief MAJORITY RULES Adams motion ignites anger on commission County Commissioner Scott Adams has a strong group of loyal supporters who believe hell expose misdeeds in government and out-of-control bureaucracy. While internal and external vigilance is appropriate to keep county government on the straight and narrow, Commissioner Adams has yet a separate contingent that questions if hes throwing grenades where theres no enemy. Without making a declaration, many of Adams fellow board members and some senior staffers appear to find themselves in the latter group, questioning if the newly elected commissioner plans to help strengthen county government or is content to be a cynic. Heated debate in commission meetings can serve the public well; unfortunately, at recent commission meetings differences on the board threaten to become more of a focal point than the actual business at hand. The most recent brouhaha: At the Feb. 12 commission meeting, Commissioner Adams questioned why County Administrator Brad Thorpe would order two cars when, at a meeting the month prior, the board agreed to freeze non-emergency vehicle purchases. In light of the freeze, Thorpe said the planned purchases were canceled the day prior to the January meeting. Adams contended the purchases were halted the day after the meeting, to which Thorpe said, It doesnt matter when it came through the system, I called before. To that Adams responded, in part: Ive lost confidence in your responsibility. Then make a motion to terminate me, Thorpe said. Thats what Adams did. And thats when the majority on the commission stood up for Thorpe and took aim at Adams. Adams motion died for lack of a second and dialogue at the meeting took on an edge of emotion. I do find it outrageous, Scott, that you would make a motion to fire Brad Thorpe for cancelling cars which he never even ordered, Commission Chairman Joe Meek said. Commissioner Dennis Damato sought to ease tensions by requesting staff bring the fleet policy, along with the number and types of county vehicles, including who has takehome cars. Commissioner Rebecca Bays said the degradation in dialogue made the commission look like buffoons and encouraged Adams to address concerns with the administrator and county attorney prior to taking up time at commission meetings. Commissioner John JJ Kenney told Brad Thorpe he loves him for all he does for the county. Meek noted his belief that Adams has wanted to oust Thorpe since his first meeting as a commissioner. Differences on support of the county administrator aside, Meek rightfully called on Adams to offer specifics about what he feels the commission should do to address revenue issues. Since youve been on the board, you continue to make political statements like: We need to live within out means; We need to cut our budget Heres the problem: Youve yet to get specific on cutting tell us where we can cut $12 to $14 million out of the budget. As a commissioner, Scott Adams and all on the board should speak up when after fact-checking something seems amiss. If the specifics of the vehicle purchase had been understood prior to the last meeting, a lot less time could have been squandered. County government is in a big financial bind. The more energy devoted to tackling the financial monster in the room, the better off well all be in the long run. THE ISSUE:Tension on commission.OUR OPINION:Firing administrator wont fix budget dilemma. OPINIONS INVITED The opinions expressed in Chronicle editorials are the opinions of the newspapers editorial board.All letters must be signed and include a phone number and hometown, including letters sent via email. Names and hometowns will be printed; phone numbers will not be published or given out.We reserve the right to edit letters for length, libel, fairness and good taste.Letters must be no longer than 600 words, and writers will be limited to four letters per month. SEND LETTERS TO: The Editor, 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429. Or, fax to 352-563-3280, or email to letters@chronicleonline.com .LETTERSto the Editor Is beach safe?I have not heard anything new or anything at all about the safety of Fort Island Gulf Beach and the water. I dont know if its safe for swimming. I dont know what the bacteria level is in the water. Id like to hear something about the safety of the water with the beach. I know they put a lot of new sand on the beach, but I dont know if that has improved the water quality. So see if they can respond to this information. Id like to know about the safety of the beach because putting new sand on the beach is not going to improve the water quality.Editors note: Unfortunately, severe budget cuts to the state health department cost 16 people their jobs at the local health department in September 2011. This meant certain functions had to be cut and beach water sampling was one of the programs eliminated. The county does provide monthly water samples to the health department, which notifies the public when the water is unsafe. Currently, the water is safe for swimming; however, it might be on the chilly side. THE CHRONICLEinvites you to call Sound Off with your opinions about local or statewide subjects. You do not need to leave your name, and have less than a minute to record. COMMENTSwill be edited for length, libel, personal or political attacks and good taste. Editors will cut libelous material. OPINIONS expressed are purely those of the callers. SOUND OFFCALL563-0579 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE OtherVOICES

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OPINIONCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2013 A13 Administrator attacks misplacedIt was disturbing to see Commissioner Scott Adams attack County Administrator Brad Thorpe this past week, calling for him to be fired. Thank goodness our other commissioners see the real world. Adams accuses the administrator and senior staff of all sorts of misdeeds that, in most, if not all cases, are very shallow or totally inaccurate. The enemy here is not the county staff. We in Citrus County face some very large issues that, it would seem, need all of our leaders working together to solve. Progress Energy Florida, it appears, made some very major errors in judgment in their attempt to repair problems at the nuclear power plant at Crystal River. These problems now are brought to the front by Duke Energy with non-payment of a large portion of their tax bill. Along with this huge issue are the financial issues facing this county and most others in the state of Florida due to the national recession. These problems are not generated by our county staff, county commissioners or any other local entity but all of us together here in Citrus County are going to have to find solutions and soon. I have known and worked with Brad Thorpe for almost 20 years. The man I know is a dedicated professional and an honest man who has always been willing to sit down across the table to discuss problems and try to find reasonable solutions. In the mid to late 1990s, I worked as the Citrus County administrator for Commissioners Brad Thorpe, Jim Fowler, Roger Batchelor, Gary Bartell and Vicki Phillips. With few exceptions, these commissioners came to me personally and privately to express problems and concerns with my performance or those of the staff. Naturally, if I could not solve the problem at hand after their discussion with me, the issue was brought forward at commission meetings. I can clearly recall Commissioners Fowler and Thorpe often having issues with me, as administrator in the 1990s, but they typically gave me the courtesy and opportunity to try to directly resolve the issue without a public display. I wonder if Commissioner Adams might find better results with a measured approach without rude disrespect for his fellow commissioners and the county staff. We dont need a local elected official who is following the example of some of our U.S. Congressmen who do nothing but name calling, finger pointing and taking care of selfinterests resulting in absolutely nothing getting done. Gary Kuhl former Citrus County administratorCounty leaders on right pathWe all need to surround ourselves with people who mean something to us, people to whom we can turn, knowing that it is our home. For this reason, I chose to get involved with the Citrus County Support Services more than 10 years ago. Yes, Ive seen many changes and many cuts. To name a few changes, the chaotic situation when commissioners felt outsiders could better serve as the county administrator. I spoke my opinion then and I will repeat it; Brad Thorpe has the interest of the people at heart and works diligently to meet the challenges of funding, staffing and maintenance of the county assets without depriving the seniors, the students, the young people and the families. Just when we think we have a commission which will work together for the good of the county and its people, we are again faced with one who wants to criticize and destroy what has taken so many years to build. Its absurd to pick up the paper and see the letter writing campaign which is actively supporting change or should I say chaos. And to read the letter from a citizen who wants to get rid of the assistant administrators, who by the way have taken on numerous extra duties in addition to the duties which they have performed without complaining, but with attention to details, such as cutting staff, reducing funding and programs, while spending tireless hours trying to put together a plan that will not change the quality of life in Citrus County. The quality of the personnel in support services has improved 110 percent since my first association with the department under previous administrators. Ive witnessed the effects of reduced funding and staff while the current administrator continues to excel in her service to the people of the county and in particular to the seniors and the veterans. Why would you consider abolishing these two positions when the county is faced with the most delicate situation of job losses which we know will trickle down to businesses, the real estate market, not to mention the quality of education and the quality of life? I challenge the people of Citrus County to stand up and be counted. Its obvious that there is a campaign for negative letters to the newspaper. Dont just sit there and let this negativism destroy our community while interruptive to a commission and staff with a full plate of serious business to attend to. Having come from the automotive city of Lansing, Mich., and having worked in federal, state and city government, I have experienced many situations like the power plant closing. I am a firm believer that the quality of life in Citrus County will be maintained as long as we share our ideas, support the commission and staff as they work through the hardships. Yes, we must diversify; I heard that for years when Lansing was so dependent upon the automotive industry. However, it took the reality of closed plants, torn down manufacturing facilities, shrinking tax dollars for education, and high unemployment rates to bring a sense of cooperation by all to rebuild their community. Change is inevitable. Perhaps change will need to be in the form of a tax increase. The tax increase discussed last year was very modest for the average citizen. It amounts to giving up a movie, a pack of cigarettes or a Big Meal once a month. Or, another consideration would be to park our vehicles for a day and lessen our consumption of fuel.Jan Squires Beverly HillsStatements outrageousPersonal response to Commissioner Scott Adams: I found Commissioner Adams statements to and about Brad Thorpe and Richard Wesch insulting, and outrageous. As a Citrus County Realtor and a citizen member of the EDC, I feel now is the time for all residents to pull together and work together during this difficult time for our county different ideas and opinions should be offered in a positive manner and everyone treated with respect. I agree with Commissioner Joe Meeks statement to Adams, You have identified areas to cut costs ... you need to give us your specific cutting options. And with Commissioner Rebecca Bays thanks to you Mr. Adams, We look like buffoons acting like this...it really makes us look like the Hollywood Hillbillies. The EDC has done so much good in getting the word out about our wonderful area. Commissioner Adams actions and statements are so incredibly negative about our county administration. It can only hurt potential new residents and new businesses. I would suggest that Mr. Adams take a break from his mindless attacks and visit The Shed, The Freezer, Lollygaggers, The Ozello Outpost, or the new Seagrass to see and talk with visitors and residents alike who love our area and to just chill! Personally, I feel if Commissioner Adams was up for re-election tomorrow, Citrus County citizens and voters would not have to hear the vitriol from behind the dais, rather a team of commissioners working together for the benefit of all.Michael Stokley Homosassa Letters to the EDITOR 000E2II

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Art class Associated PressEight-year-old Jillian Tunnicliff, from St. Joseph, Mich., joins dozens of students Monday during a Cookies & Canvas painting class led by artist Sarah Linder, at Upton Middle School in St. Joseph. Man who slapped toddler loses jobMINNEAPOLIS A man charged with slapping a toddler on a Minneapolis-toAtlanta flight is out of a job, his former employer said Sunday. Joe Rickey Hundley, 60, of Hayden, Idaho, is no longer an employee of AGC Aerospace and Defense, Composites Group, Daniel Keeney of DPK Public Relations confirmed Sunday night.BK plans apology after Twitter hackSomebody hacked Burger Kings Twitter account on Monday, posting obscene messages and changing its profile picture to a McDonalds logo. The tweets stopped after a little more than an hour, and Burger King said it had reached out to Twitter to suspend the account. A Twitter spokesman did not immediately respond to a phone message left on Monday. Burger King, which usually tweets several times a week, said it was working to get the account back up. Typical tweets promoted sales on chicken sandwiches, or asked how many bites it takes to eat a chicken nugget. But just after noon on Monday, someone tweeted via Burger Kings account, We just got sold to McDonalds! They also changed the icon to rival McDonald Corp.s golden arches and the accounts background picture to McDonalds new Fish McBites.Colo. gun control advancesDENVER Limits on the size of ammunition magazines and universal background checks passed the Colorado House on Monday, during a second day of emotional debates that has drawn attention from the White House as lawmakers try to address recent mass shootings. The bills were among four that the Democraticcontrolled House passed amid strong resistance from Republicans, who were joined by a few Democrats to make some of the votes close. From wire reports Nation BRIEFS NATION& WORLD Page A14TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Monkey Associated PressA 15-day-old night monkey sits in a veterinarians palm Monday at a temporary shelter west of Bogota, Colombia. Sponsored by Bogotas Ministry of Environment, the shelter receives between 3,000 and 3,500 wild animals a year; some seized from poachers and others found hurt. An estimated $560,000 dollars are spent in the recovery and care of these animals. UK cyclists killed in ThailandLONDON A British couples round-the-world cycling odyssey ended in tragedy when both of them were killed in a road accident in Thailand. Peter Root and Mary Thompson, who had been chronicling their journey in a blog, died Wednesday when they were hit by a pickup truck in a province east of Bangkok, Thai police said Monday. The couple, both 34 and from Guernsey in the Channel Islands, left Britain in July 2011 and had cycled through Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia and China.NZ plans no-logo cigarette packsWELLINGTON, New Zealand New Zealands government wants to get even tougher against smoking by making tobacco companies remove their logos from cigarette packs. The country already has become one of the strictest anti-smoking countries by increasing taxes and making retailers hide packs below the counter. The new plain-packaging legislation would be similar to an Australian law that took effect in December. But Associate Minister of Health Tariana Turia said New Zealand will wait until a trade challenge in Australia plays out before introducing the new law.EU adds sanctions to NKoreaBRUSSELS The European Union imposed trade and economic sanctions on North Korea while condemning in the strongest terms the nations latest nuclear test. The 27 EU finance ministers also demanded North Korea abstain from further tests and urged it to sign the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty without delay. The statement came as the ministers met Monday in Brussels.Two charged in witch killingSYDNEY Papua New Guinea police have charged two people with the grisly killing of a woman who was tortured and burned alive in front of hundreds of people, including young children, after being accused of witchcraft. Janet Ware and Andrew Watea were charged with murder over the slaying of Kepari Leniata, a 20-yearold mother who was stripped, tortured with a hot iron rod, doused in gasoline and set alight on a pile of car tires and trash by a mob earlier this month. Leniata had been accused of sorcery by relatives of a 6-year-old boy who had died in a hospital. World BRIEFS From wire reports Associated PressCHICAGO Hip replacements are slightly more likely to fail in women than in men, according to one of the largest studies of its kind in U.S. patients. The risk of the implants failing is low, but women were 29 percent more likely than men to need a repeat surgery within the first three years. The message for women considering hip replacement surgery remains unclear. Its not known which models of hip implants perform best in women, even though women make up the majority of the more than 400,000 Americans who have full or partial hip replacements each year to ease the pain and loss of mobility caused by arthritis or injuries. This is the first step in what has to be a much longer-term research strategy to figure out why women have worse experiences, said Diana Zuckerman, president of the nonprofit National Research Center for Women & Families. Research in this area could save billions of dollars and prevent patients from experiencing the pain and inconvenience of surgeries to fix hip implants that go wrong. Researchers looked at more than 35,000 surgeries at 46 hospitals in the Kaiser Permanente health system. The research, published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine, was funded by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. After an average of three years, 2.3 percent of the women and 1.9 percent of the men had undergone revision surgery to fix a problem with the original hip replacement. Problems included instability, infection, broken bones and loosening. There is an increased risk of failure in women compared to men, said lead author Maria Inacio, an epidemiologist at Southern California Permanente Medical Group in San Diego. This is still a very small number of failures. Women tend to have smaller joints and bones than men, and so they tend to need smaller artificial hips. Devices with smaller femoral heads the ball-shaped part of the ball-and-socket joint in an artificial hip are more likely to dislocate and require a surgical repair. That explained some, but not all, of the difference between women and men in the study. Its not clear what else may have contributed to the gap. Womens hip implants more likely to fail Associated PressCARACAS, Venezuela President Hugo Chavez returned to Venezuela on Monday after more than two months of treatment in Cuba following cancer surgery, his government said, triggering street celebrations by supporters who welcomed him home while he remained out of sight at Caracas military hospital. Chavezs return was announced in a series of three messages on his Twitter account, the first of them reading: Weve arrived once again in our Venezuelan homeland. Thank you, my God!! Thank you, beloved nation!! We will continue our treatment here. They were the first messages to appear on Chavezs Twitter account since Nov. 1. Im clinging to Christ and trusting in my doctors and nurses, another tweet on Chavezs account said. Onward toward victory always!! We will live and we will triumph!! Vice President Nicolas Maduro said on television that Chavez arrived at 2:30 a.m. and was taken to the Dr. Carlos Arvelo Military Hospital in Caracas, where he will continue his treatment. Chavezs announced return to Caracas came less than three days after the government released the first photos of the president in more than two months, showing him looking bloated and smiling alongside his daughters. The government didnt release any additional images of Chavez upon his arrival in Caracas, and unanswered questions remain about where he stands in a difficult and prolonged struggle with an undisclosed type of pelvic cancer. Chavez was re-elected to a new six-year term in October, and his inauguration, originally scheduled for Jan. 10, was indefinitely postponed by lawmakers in a decision that the Supreme Court upheld despite complaints by the opposition. Some speculated that with Chavez back, he could finally be sworn in. Government officials didnt address that possibility. Information Minister Ernesto Villegas broke into song on television early Friday, exclaiming: Hes back, hes back! Bravo, Villegas said, before state television employees joined him in the studio clapping and celebrating. A giant inflated Chavez doll was placed beside a corner of the National Assembly building. Villegas reiterated in an interview with Venezuelan broadcaster Union Radio that Chavez is going through a difficult, hard and complex recovery process, and that his return doesnt change the difficult circumstances he has been in. Chavez back home Cancer-stricken leader makes surprise return from Cuba Associated PressSupporters of Venezuelas President Hugo Chavez celebrate his return Monday at Bolivar Square in Caracas, Venezuela. Chavez returned to Venezuela early Monday after more than two months of treatment in Cuba following cancer surgery, his government said, triggering street celebrations by supporters who welcomed him home while he remained out of sight at the Carlos Arvelo Military Hospital in Caracas. Associated PressWASHINGTON With scant snowfall and barren ski slopes in parts of the Midwest and Northeast the past couple of years, some scientists have pointed to global warming as the culprit. Then when a whopper of a blizzard smacked the Northeast with more than 2 feet of snow in some places earlier this month, some of the same people again blamed global warming. How can that be? Its been a joke among skeptics, pointing to what seems to be a brazen contradiction. But the answer lies in atmospheric physics. A warmer atmosphere can hold, and dump, more moisture, snow experts say. And two soon-to-bepublished studies demonstrate how there can be more giant blizzards yet less snow overall each year. Projections are that thats likely to continue with man-made global warming. Consider:The United States has been walloped by twice as many of the most extreme snowstorms in the past 50 years than in the previous 60 years, according to an upcoming study on extreme weather by leading federal and university climate scientists. This also fits with a dramatic upward trend in extreme winter precipitation both rain and snow in the Northeastern U.S. charted by the National Climatic Data Center.Yet the Global Snow Lab at Rutgers University says that spring snow cover in the Northern Hemisphere has shrunk on average by 1 million square miles in the last 45 years.And an upcoming study in the Journal of Climate says computer models predict annual global snowfall to shrink by more than a foot in the next 50 years. The studys author said most people live in parts of the United States that are likely to see annual snowfall drop between 30 and 70 percent by the end of the century. Shorter snow season, less snow overall, but the occasional knockout punch, Princeton University climate scientist Michael Oppenheimer said. Thats the new world we live in. Ten climate scientists said the idea of less snow and more blizzards makes sense: A warmer world is likely to decrease the overall amount of snow falling each year and shrink snow season. But when it is cold enough for a snowstorm to hit, the slightly warmer air is often carrying more moisture, producing potentially historic blizzards. Strong snowstorms thrive on the ragged edge of temperature warm enough for the air to hold lots of moisture, meaning lots of precipitation, but just cold enough for it to fall as snow, said Mark Serreze, director of the National Snow and Ice Data Center. Increasingly, it seems that were on that ragged edge. Scientists wont blame a specific event or even a specific seasonal change on global warming without doing intricate and timeconsuming studies. And they say they are just now getting a better picture of the complex intersection of man-made climate change and extreme snowfall. Snow or no snow? 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Lakers won 10 trophies with long-time owner Associated PressLOS ANGELES Jerry Buss, the Los Angeles Lakers playboy owner who shepherded the NBA team to 10 championships from the Showtime dynasty of the 1980s to the Kobe Bryant era, died Monday. He was 80. He died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, said Bob Steiner, his assistant. Buss had been hospitalized for most of the past 18 months while undergoing cancer treatment, but the immediate cause of death was kidney failure, Steiner said. With his condition apparently worsening in recent weeks, several prominent former Lakers visited Buss to say goodbye. The NBA has lost a visionary owner whose influence on our league is incalculable and will be felt for decades to come, NBA Commissioner David Stern said. More importantly, we have lost a dear and valued friend. Under Buss leadership since 1979, the Lakers became Southern Californias most beloved sports franchise and a worldwide extension of Hollywood glamour. Buss acquired, nurtured and befriended a staggering array of talented players and basketball minds during his Hall of Fame tenure, from Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Bryant, Shaquille ONeal and Dwight Howard. Condolences to the Buss family, tweeted James Worthy, the Lakers Hall of Fame forward. Dr Buss was not only the greatest sports owner, but a true friend & just a really cool guy. Loved him dearly. Few owners in sports history can approach Buss accomplishments with the Lakers, who made the NBA finals 16 times through 2011 during his nearly 34 years in charge, winning 10 titles between 1980 and 2010. The Lakers easily are the NBAs winningest franchise since he bought the club, which is now run largely by Jim Buss and Jeanie Buss, two of his six children. We not only have lost our cherished father, but a beloved man of our community and a person respected by the world basketball community, the Buss family said in a statement issued by the Lakers. It was our fathers oftenstated desire and expectation that the Lakers remain in the Buss family. The Lakers have been our lives as well, and we will honor his wish and do everything in our power to continue his unparalleled legacy. Buss always referred to the Lakers as his extended family, and his players rewarded his fanlike excitement with devotion, friendship and two hands full of championship rings. Working with front-office executives Jerry West, Bill Sharman and Mitch Kupchak, Buss spent lavishly to win his titles despite Basketball/B2 Hockey/B2 Scoreboard/B3 Entertainment/ B4 Panthers blanked at home by Maple Leafs./B2 SPORTSSection BTUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE SPORTS BRIEFSMiami behind Indiana in AP Top 25Indiana has held on to the No. 1 spot in The Associated Press Top 25 for the third straight week. The Hoosiers received 43 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel Monday. Miami had 20 No. 1 votes and moved up one spot to second. Gonzaga, with the other two first-place votes, climbed two spots to third. Michigan State rose from eighth to No. 4 and was followed by Florida, Duke, Michigan, Syracuse, Kansas and Louisville. VCU was the only newcomer to the poll this week. The Rams, who had been out of the rankings the last three weeks, moved in at No. 24. The only team to fall out of the rankings was Kentucky, which was No. 25 and dropped out after losing Florida and Tennessee last week. See page B3 for poll.Baylor still No. 1 in AP womens pollBaylor remains No. 1 in The Associated Press womens basketball poll for a seventh straight week. The Lady Bears routed Texas Tech and TCU and have 36 straight Big 12 regularseason victories. Baylor has already clinched the conferences regular-season title. The Lady Bears received 38 first-place votes, while UConn received the other two. The first six stayed unchanged with Notre Dame still ranked second. Stanford, Duke and California are after UConn. The Golden Bears were followed by Penn State, while Maryland and Kentucky were tied for eighth. The Wildcats visited No. 10 Texas A&M on Monday night. Nebraska and WisconsinGreen Bay entered the Top 25, taking the final two spots in the poll. Oklahoma and Iowa State dropped out. See page B3 for poll.Miami fires back at NCAA investigationCORAL GABLES Firing back for the first time at the long investigation of her schools athletic department, Miami President Donna Shalala has released a statement saying the Hurricanes have been wronged by what she called a flawed NCAA probe. Shalala says Miami wants a swift resolution with no additional penalties other than the ones the Hurricanes have already self-imposed, such as two missed bowl games, a missed Atlantic Coast Conference football championship game and scholarship reductions. Her statement came out a few hours after the NCAA said it would press on with its case against Miami, even after revealing that it was replacing the head of its enforcement department and throwing out all ill-gotten information gleaned from two depositions that could have been very damaging for the Hurricanes.Larson takes Battle At The BeachDAYTONA BEACH Kyle Larson passed C.E. Falk on the last lap to win the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model race on Monday night at the inaugural UNOH Battle At The Beach at Daytona International Speedway. Larson traded the lead with Falk three times in the final 10 laps. Larson, who started from the second position, led just two laps in the race. Ben Rhodes was second, followed by Falk in third. The Battle At The Beach is being contested on a 0.4-mile oval situated on the backstretch at Daytona. The NASCAR K&N Pro Series and NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will race today.From wire reports Associated PressLos Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss gets doused with champagne by members of his team on June 15, 1987, as he holds the NBA Championship trophy after the Lakers defeated the Boston Celtics 106-93 to win the NBA Championship in Inglewood, Calif. Buss, the Lakers playboy owner who shepherded the NBA franchise to 10 championships, has died. He was 80. Area track and field teams set to start seasonLARRYBUGG CorrespondentIf Crystal River High girls track and field coach Lisa Carter is often wearing a smile, its because she has plenty of reason to be happy. Her girls traditionally own their district and usually take a nice carload of athletes to the state meet. It looks like 2013 is going to be more of the same. Citrus High and Lecanto High, on the other hand, were only able to send one girl apiece to state last year. Lecantos Anna Heinzman did win a pole vault state title. Carter has a number of state candidates once again this season. Im hoping to take as many girls to state as we can take, said Carter. Clarissa Consol (distance runner) is a standout right now. Angela Byrne (pole vault) is doing real well. Carter is also a very successful cross country coach, and the girls from that squad are important to the track team. This year, the cross country team is the foundation of my track team, she said. The cross country team had a lot of camaraderie. We had some new girls on the team. The newcomers liked it. They liked the social part of the team. They loved it. Clarissa and Chloe Lane should have been running cross country all four years. You can be recognized so much better in cross country. Three Pirate harriers are going to college on cross country scholarships. Kristen Dunlap, Clarissa Consol and Elizabeth Bruty all earned scholarships, Carter said. Elizabeth is going to St. Leo University. Kristen will run for PHCC. Clarissa is going to Stetson. My theory is that if you do track, you should do cross country. If you are good at one, you should be good at the other. Each feeds off the other. We are hoping for five girls to get to state. CR girls look to continue strong tradition Local teams at LecantoThe Crystal River, Citrus and Lecanto track and field teams will be competing at a 12-team meet in Lecanto today beginning at 4 p.m. See TRACK/ Page B3 Buss dead at 80 Associated PressTAMPA Derek Jeter received an ovation that could be heard throughout Steinbrenner Field when he jogged onto the diamond for the New York Yankees first full-squad workout Monday. Jeter took part in most of the team drills, including on-field batting practice, for the first time since undergoing ankle surgery last October. The 38-year-old captain, who has been hitting in an indoor cage, also took part in a 25-minute defensive session at shortstop. It felt good, Jeter said. Its the first time Im doing everything on the field, in terms of hitting on the field, groundballs on the dirt. What Im doing now is what I would be doing at the beginning of workouts anyway, but Im a couple weeks behind. Although he didnt take part in agility or running, Jeter got the days biggest salute from the several hundred fans present when he first appeared. They also cheered when he lined a ball to right on his first BP swing. Jeter broke his left ankle lunging for a grounder in the AL championship series opener against Detroit on Oct. 1 and had surgery a week later. He says he will be in the lineup for opening day against Boston on April 1. I dont have to convince myself that Ill be ready, Jeter said. Ive already convinced myself. Jeter is likely two or three weeks away from making his 2013 exhibition game debut. Jeter takes part in most drills with Yankees Associated PressNew York Yankee captain Derek Jeter in action Monday during a workout at spring training in Tampa. 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B2TUESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESPORTS Scrivens gets shutout as Leafs beat Florida 3-0 Associated PressSUNRISE Ben Scrivens notched his second consecutive shutout, and Clarke MacArthur and Nazem Kadri each had a goal and an assist to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-0 win over the Florida Panthers. Scrivens, who got his first career shutout last Saturday in a 3-0 victory over Ottawa, stopped 37 shots. Phil Kessel also scored for the Maple Leafs, who won for the sixth time in seven games. Toronto is off to its best road start since opening 7-2-0 away from home during the 1940-41 season. The Leafs beat the Panthers for the first time in seven games dating to a 4-3 shootout win on Feb. 1, 2011. Jose Theodore made 29 saves for Florida, which lost its fifth straight and sixth in the past seven at home. The Maple Leafs took a 1-0 lead on Kessels goal with 2:56 to go in the opening period. Toronto went ahead 2-0 on a power-play goal by Nadri at 12:13 of the second. The Leafs stretched it to 3-0 less than two minutes later. Kadri passed the puck from the right side to MacArthur between the circles and he rifled the puck past Theodore on the stick side with 6:03 left in the period.Flyers 7, Islanders 0UNIONDALE, N.Y. The line of Claude Giroux, Matt Read and Jakub Voracek combined for three goals and 10 points, helping the Philadelphia Flyers break a slump with a 7-0 matinee victory over the New York Islanders. Giroux scored two goals and added an assist, Read had a goal and two assists and Voracek had four assists. Ilya Bryzgalov was solid in making 19 saves for his first shutout of the season and 30th in the NHL. Zac Rinaldo scored his first goal of the season, and third of his NHL career, when he scored into a vacated net to make it 5-0 at 3:31 of the third. Danny Briere closed by scoring twice in the third period. New York couldnt sustain its momentum generated by wins over the rival Rangers and Devils in its previous two games following a five-game losing streak. While the Flyers will soon be heading home, the Islanders will begin a three-game trip at Ottawa on Tuesday.Senators 2, Devils 1, SONEWARK, N.J. Jakob Silfverberg beat Martin Brodeur to his stick side in the shootout and goalie Ben Bishop turned aside 30 shots for his first victory of the season, giving the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils. Silfverberg, who also had an assist on the Senators regulation goal, skated in on Brodeur in the shootout and fired a right-handed wrist shot which caught the NHLs alltime wins leader by surprise. When Bishop stopped former Senator Bobby Butler on the Devils third shootout attempt, Ottawa (8-6-2) had its third road win of the season. Stephen Gionta scored his second goal of the season in the opening minutes of the game and Brodeur made 29 saves for New Jersey. Daniel Alfredsson scored in the third period for Ottawa.Avalanche 6, Predators 5DENVER Paul Stastny and Jamie McGinn scored goals 13 seconds apart and the Colorado Avalanche snapped a nine-game losing streak to Nashville with a 6-5 win over the Predators. The Predators pulled their goalie and Shea Weber scored with 1:18 left to make it a one-goal game, the only score of the final period. Matt Duchene had a goal and two assists in helping the Avalanche to a rare win over the Predators, who had outscored Colorado 34-14 while sweeping the season series each of the past two years. The Predators had pulled to 4-3 on Colin Wilsons goal before the double-whammy by Stastny and McGinn restored Colorados cushion and forced Nashville coach Barry Trotz to summon Pekka Rinne, who is 6-1-1 in his past eight starts, to the net with 6 minutes left in the second period.Canadiens 3, Hurricanes 0MONTREAL Tomas Plekanec and Max Pacioretty scored 18 seconds apart in the third period to seal the Montreal Canadiens fourth straight win, a 3-0 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes. Pacioretty added an assist and Brandon Prust also scored for Montreal in the third. Peter Budaj made 19 saves for his second win of the season and his first shutout in a Canadiens uniform. Cam Ward stopped 23 shots for Carolina, which saw its three-game winning streak snapped. Associated PressFans react Monday as Florida Panther Jack Skille slams Toronto Maple Leaf Dion Phaneuf into the boards during the first period in Sunrise, Fla. Griner reaches 3,000 points as Baylor tops UConn Associated PressHARTFORD, Conn. Brittney Griner scored 25 points, including the 3,000th of her career, to help No. 1 Baylor rally and beat third-ranked Connecticut 76-70, extending the Lady Bears winning streak to 23 games. Griner became the eighth player in Division I history to reach the milestone, doing it on two free throws with 1:05 left. The defending national champion Lady Bears only loss this season came in Hawaii against Stanford back in November. Baylor (25-1) went 40-0 last season en route to the schools second national championship. Baylor led 54-53 midway through the second half before Griner took over. She scored seven points during the burst, and her putback made it 67-61 with 5 minutes left. UConn rallied behind Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis to make it a 67-65, but Griner answered with a putback. Then she hit the two free throws 1:30 later to make it 73-67 and seal the win.No. 8 Kentucky 70, No. 10 Texas A&M 66COLLEGE STATION, Texas DeNesha Stallworth had 12 points and 12 rebounds as No. 8 Kentucky held off 10th-ranked Texas A&M 70-66. Courtney Walker scored four quick points, the last two when she drove hard to the basket for a layup, to trim Texas A&Ms deficit to 66-64 with about a minute remaining. Kentucky (23-3, 11-2 SEC) missed a 3-pointer as the shot clock expired, but it bounced off the rim and Stallworth batted the rebound to Bria Goss for an easy layup that made it 68-64. Walkers 20 points led Texas A&M (20-6, 10-2), which lost for the first time since Jan. 10 at Kentucky.No. 14 Dayton 58, Duquesne 57DAYTON, Ohio Andrea Hoover scored 20 points and Kelley Austria added 17 off the bench as No. 14 Dayton held off Duquesne 58-57 for its 10th consecutive victory. The Flyers (22-1, 10-0 Atlantic 10 Conference) trailed 50-41 when Hoover's basket with 12:17 left sparked a 13-0 Dayton run that lasted about 4 1/2 minutes and put the Flyers ahead 54-50. Ahjah Hall's two free throws pushed the Dukes (19-6, 8-3) back ahead 57-56 with 3:21 left, but Ally Malott answered with two foul shots for Dayton 50 seconds later for the decisive Flyers' lead. Duquesne missed six shots and committed three turnovers in the final 2 1/2 minutes, including a pair of failed shot attempts in the final 8 seconds. NBA to resume, with Lakers in funk and Heat on top Associated PressHOUSTON Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers turned their attention Monday from bad basketball and trade talk to more somber matters. The death of Jerry Buss, their longtime owner, was a blow for a franchise that was so often in championship chase under his leadership. With Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bryant and Shaquille ONeal, and finally Bryant and Pau Gasol, the Lakers won 10 titles under since Buss became owner in 1979. The Bryant-Gasol-Dwight Howard-Steve Nash combination wasnt working nearly as well. The Lakers are 25-29, currently in 10th place in the Western Conference, miles behind the Clippers in their division and their own building, and out of the playoff race. Gasol is hurt and Howard has been unhappy, leading to speculation he could be dealt before Thursdays trade deadline even though the Lakers have said otherwise. Yet Bryant spoke confidently of a turnaround Sunday after the All-Star game, just hours before Buss death at 80. I think weve been playing pretty well coming into the break, Bryant said. We laid a couple of eggs there against the Celtics and the Clippers, but all in all weve been playing pretty well, much better than we have been. We just have to continue to improve and well do much better in the second half. It starts Tuesday, with the Lakers looking to get back on track, the Miami Heat in command in the East and LeBron James in command of everyone. Bryant blocked James shots twice in the final minutes of the Wests 143-138 victory over the East on Sunday in the All-Star game. It was a rare failure for James, who has been sensational all season and whose Heat have hit their stride. Miami ran off seven straight victories going into the break and starting to build a comfortable lead in the conference. We just want to play our game, he said. We want to continue to get better each and every game. Not waste an opportunity when we get on the floor. Play as a team and if we do that, well be fine. The Heat overwhelmed the Thunder in Oklahoma City on Thursday in an NBA Finals rematch, improving to just 13-11 on the road. AllStar forward Chris Bosh said Miami is only a 7 on a scale of 1 to 10, believing the Heat still have to put together a string of road victories to prove they are really in championship form. Just the fact that we had room to improve, we can play better on the road and were still first in the East, that means a lot to us and that means we can get a lot better, Bosh said. New York is the closest challenger in the standings, while Indiana and Chicago have already beaten Miami this season and could become stronger with Danny Granger soon returning to the Pacers and perhaps Derrick Rose coming back to the Bulls at some point. San Antonio, with the leagues best record, Oklahoma City and the Clippers are the teams in best position to face the Heat if they reach their third straight finals. The Lakers were considered a candidate, but that was long ago. lacking a huge personal fortune, often running the NBAs highest payroll while also paying highprofile coaches Pat Riley and Phil Jackson. Always an innovative businessman, Buss paid for the Lakers through both their wild success and his own groundbreaking moves to raise revenue. He co-founded a basic-cable sports television network and sold the naming rights to the Forum at times when both now-standard strategies were unusual, further justifying his induction to the Pro Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010. Dr. Jerry Buss was a cornerstone of the Los Angeles sports community and his name will always be synonymous with his beloved Lakers, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said. It was through his stewardship that the Lakers brought Showtime basketball and numerous championship rings to this great city. Today we mourn the loss and celebrate the life of a man who helped shape the modern landscape of sports in L.A. Johnson and fellow Hall of Famers AbdulJabbar and Worthy formed lifelong bonds with Buss during the Lakers run to five titles in nine years in the 1980s, when the Lakers earned a reputation as basketballs most exciting team with their flamboyant Showtime style. The buzz extended throughout the Forum, where Buss used the Laker Girls, a brass band and promotions to keep Los Angeles fans interested in all four quarters of their games. Jackson then led ONeal and Bryant to a three-peat from 2000-02, rekindling the Lakers mystique, before Bryant and Pau Gasol won two more titles under Jackson in 2009 and 2010. Although Buss gained fame and fortune with the Lakers, he also was a scholar, Renaissance man and bon vivant who epitomized California cool and a certain Los Angeles lifestyle for his entire public life. Buss rarely appeared in public without at least one attractive, much younger woman on his arm at USC football games, boxing matches at the Forum, poker tournaments and, of course, Lakers games from his private box at Staples Center, which was built under his watch. In failing health recently, Buss hadnt attended a Lakers game this season. Buss earned a Ph.D. in chemistry at age 24 and had careers in aerospace and real estate development before getting into sports. With money from his real-estate ventures and a good bit of creative accounting, Buss bought the then-struggling Lakers, the NHLs Los Angeles Kings and both clubs arena the Forum from Jack Kent Cooke in a $67.5 million deal that was the largest sports transaction in history at the time. Last month, Forbes estimated the Lakers were worth $1 billion, second most in the NBA. Kobe Bryant Chris Bosh Panthers blanked BUSSContinued from Page B1 College basketballBRIEFS No. 13 KSU 71, West Virginia 61MANHATTAN, Kan. Will Spradling scored 19 points and No. 14 Kansas State used a big first-half run to beat West Virginia 71-61 on Monday night, ruining the return of Mountaineers coach Bob Huggins to the school he helped rebuild. Nino Williams had 13 points, and Angel Rodriguez added 11 points and seven assists for the Wildcats (21-5, 10-3). They slipped into first place in the Big 12 by a half game over ninthranked Kansas and No. 14 Oklahoma State.No. 25 ND 51, No. 20 Pitt 42PITTSBURGH Jerian Grant and Jack Cooley scored 13 points each and No. 25 Notre Dame overcome a horrendous shooting start to beat No. 20 Pittsburgh 51-42. The Irish missed 18 of their first 19 shots and trailed 19-3 as late as 13:54 into the game. Eric Atkins added 10 points and seven assists for Notre Dame (21-6, 9-5 Big East), which has won five in a row over Pittsburgh (20-7, 8-6).From wire reports Associated PressBaylors Brittney Griner is pressured Monday by Connecticuts Stefanie Dolson during the first half in Hartford, Conn.

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SCOREBOARDCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE If they come through, we will have a lot of good stuff. The Crystal River boys team, coached by Tim Byrne, also has sent athletes to state, which is held at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. Coach Tim Byrne and I have been together so long and established such a good program that the other kids feed on it, Carter said. The Citrus County track teams will likely have varying degrees of success this year.Crystal River girlsCoach: Lisa Carter, 13th year. Last year: Crystal River won county, district and qualified at region for state. They are consistent state competitors. Key returnees: Elizabeth Bruty, sr., 3,200 and 1,600 meters; Clarissa Consol, sr., 4x800 and 3,200; Delaney Caleau, sr., 800, 4x800 and high jump; Kristen Dunlap, sr., 4x800, 1,600 and 800 meters; Alexis Ulseth, soph., 4x400 and high jump; Angela Byrne, soph., pole vault, 4x400, 100 and 300 hurdles; Hayley Clark, jr., pole vault and 4x400. Key newcomers: Stacey Coester, soph., 4x800, 800 and 4x400; Madelyn Hoffman, fr., 100 hurdles; Alyssa Marchion, fr., 400 and 800. Key losses: Martina Tafoya medaled in the 300 hurdles last year at state. Team outlook: Coach Carter doesnt think districts will be a problem. She has a lot of good athletes. She said the team has won at least 10 districts. The team has a lot of talent.Citrus girlsCoach: Chris Stephenson, first year. Last year: No one made it to state. Key returnees: Alyssa Weber, soph., 3,200 and 1,600; Ashley Nichols, sr., discus, triple jump; Leslie Diepen, jr., 3,200 and 1,600, 4x800; Treleasha Simmons, jr., high jump, triple jump, long jump and 400 meters; Jame Norris, soph., 400 and 800; Kaycee Kinard, soph.; Coral Baton, soph., 3,200, 800 and 1,600; Lauren Eschenfelder, soph., pole vault, triple jump and 300 hurdles; Sam Kannawall, soph., discus, 200 and 4x100. Key newcomers : Rhianna Smith, sr., 100, 200, long jump and 4x100; Lizzie Lynch, sr., 100, 200 and 4x100. Key losses: Kylie Fagan. Team outlook: Citrus girls should be better as a team. More girls should contribute and the team will do better than in past years.Lecanto girlsCoach: Robbie Thompson, third year. Last year: Anna Heinzman won the state pole vault title. Key returnees: Chloe Benoist, sr., 1,600 and 800 meters; Brittany Vickers, jr., high jump and 400 meters; Becky Brenton, jr., 3,200 meters; Alexis Hamilton, soph., 800, 1,600 and 3,200 meters; Cheyenne Biggs, soph., 100, 200 meters; Taylor Christian, jr., 100, 200, 4x100; Summer Van Queles, jr., 100, 300 hurdles; Andreanna Van Queles, jr., 400 and 800 meters; Brianna Ellis, soph., high jump, 400 and 800 meters; Kaycee Coleman, soph., shot put and discus; Kaitlin Daly, soph., 800 and 1,600 meters. Key newcomers: Claire Farnsworth, fr., 1,600 and 3,200 meters; Savannah Weller, sr., pole vault; Loren Van Queles, jr., pole vault and sprints; Danyelle Ulloa, soph., 100 meters, 100 and 300 hurdles. Key losses: Anna Heinzman, Alexis Strickland and Mel Thomas. Team outlook: Coach Thompson is excited for the season. He is anxious for it to get underway. He feels it will be a successful season. There are a lot of voids to fill.Seven Rivers girlsCoach: Tim Bowman, sixth year. Last year: Tiana Miele took fourth place in the shot put at state. She also qualified for state in the triple jump and long jump. Key returnees: Reilly Cash, fr., 800 and 1,600 meters; Olivia Huegel, fr., long jump, 100 and 200 meters; Julia Eckart, soph., long jump and 200 meters; Holly Pafford, jr., 400 and 800; Tiana Miele, sr., shot put, discus, long jump and triple jump. Key newcomers: None. Key losses: None. Team outlook: Coach Bowman is uncertain about the team. Its just wait-andsee. He is excited but doesnt know yet about many of his athletes.Crystal River boysCoach: Tim Byrne, 11th year at Crystal River, 22nd year overall. Last year: The Pirates won their district. Key returnees: Brandon Harris, jr., 1,600, 3,200 and 4x800; John McAteer, sr., pole vault, 300 hurdles and 4x400 relay; Cory Pollard, sr., 800, 4x800 and high jump; Robert Speakman, sr., triple jump, high jump and long jump; Jared Miller, sr., 4x400 and pole vault; Manuel Hernandez, sr., shot put and discus. Key newcomers: A.J. Bass, fr., 1,600 and 3,200 meters; Ryan Spivey, fr., 800 and 1,600 meters. Key losses: Jesus Benedetti. Team outlook: Coach Byrne said his team will compete for the district and should have a better showing as a team at regional. All of the seniors have a legitimate shot at state. The younger athletes may also have a shot.Citrus boysCoach: Chop Alexander, first year. Last year: None of the boys qualified for state. Key returnees: Cameron Grant, soph., 1,600, 3,200 and 800 meters; Trevor Cernich, jr., 4x800, 800 and 1,600 meters; Tyler Cernich, jr., 4x800, 800 and 1,600 meters; Corbin Clarke, jr., 3,200 and 1,600 meters; James Pouncey, jr., 100 meters, 4x100, triple jump and long jump; Tyric Washington, jr., long jump, high jump, 200 meters and 4x100 relay; Michia Ivey, sr., discus. Key newcomers: Marc Seay, sr., 400, 4x400 and long jump; Tony Goss, fr., 100, 200, 110 hurdles and long jump. Key losses: Tim Wenger, Derek Nelson and Tony Connant. Team outlook: Alexander said a lot of athletes are doing basketball. Its too early to tell how the team will shape up. The longand middle-distance runners are some he can count on. It could be a pretty balanced team.Lecanto boysCoach: Tony Branch, second year. Key returnees: Sam Mueller, sr., 1,600, 800 and 3,200 meters; Josh Riemer, sr., shot put and discus; Terrance Council, sr., long jump, triple jump and 100 meters; Mice Pearson, sr., shot put and discus; Zeke Rice, sr., 800, 1,600 and 400 meters; Jake Rice, jr., high jump, 200 and 400 meters; Jeff Burnnett, jr., pole vault, 400 and 800 meters. Key newcomers: Connor Dupler, sr., 400, 800 and 1,600 meters; Chase Benoist, fr., 800, 1,600 and 3,200 meters; Justin Dunham, sr., pole vault; Jimmy Carr, jr., 200, 400 and pole vault. Key losses: Chris Fernandez and Winsor Sineus. Team outlook: Coach Branch is looking to have a successful season. He is anxious for the kids to meet their expectations.Seven Rivers boysCoach: Tim Bowman, sixth year. Last year: Luke Ebert made it to regionals. Key returnees: Liam Cash, sr., discus and shot put; Sterling Gardner, soph., 800, 1,600 and 3,200 meters; Mark Smith, jr., 400 and 800 meters. Key newcomers: Chris Russ, fr., 100 and 200 meters. Key losses: Luke Ebert. Team outlook: Coach Bowman is hoping athletes can put up good numbers and times. He is excited about the season. TRACKContinued from Page B1 On the AIRWAVES TODAYS SPORTS MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. (ESPN) Indiana at Michigan State 7 p.m. (ESPN2) Florida State at North Carolina State 9 p.m. (ESPN) Florida at Missouri NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. (FSNFL) Charlotte Bobcats at Orlando Magic NHL HOCKEY 7:30 p.m. (SUN) Toronto Maple Leafs at Tampa Bay Lightning 8 p.m. (NBCSPT) San Jose Sharks at St. Louis Blues SOCCER 2:30 p.m. (FSNFL) UEFA Champions League Soccer Round of 16 FC Porto vs Malaga CF Note: Times and channels are subject to change at the discretion of the network. If you are unable to locate a game on the listed channel, please contact your cable provider. Prep CALENDAR TODAYS PREP SPORTS BASEBALL 7 p.m. Citrus at Forest 7 p.m. Crystal River at Central SOFTBALL 6 p.m. Lecanto at The Villages BOYS TENNIS 4 p.m. Citrus at Lecanto GIRLS TENNIS 4 p.m. Lecanto at Citrus TRACK AND FIELD 4 p.m. Citrus, Crystal River at Lecanto meet (12 teams) AP Top 25The top 25 teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 17, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last weeks ranking: RecordPtsPrv 1. Indiana (43)23-31,5971 2. Miami (20)21-31,5713 3. Gonzaga (2)25-21,4285 4. Michigan St.22-41,4168 5. Florida21-31,3877 6. Duke22-31,3082 7. Michigan22-41,2644 8. Syracuse21-41,1256 9. Kansas21-41,07714 10. Louisville21-51,01112 11. Georgetown19-495215 12. Arizona21-49249 13. Kansas St.20-584810 14. Oklahoma St.19-578617 15. Butler21-565911 16. New Mexico22-465419 17. Marquette18-652418 18. Ohio St.18-745813 19. Wisconsin18-840620 20. Pittsburgh20-637016 21. Memphis22-336222 22. Colorado St.21-430724 23. Oregon21-521623 24. VCU21-5123 25. Notre Dame20-67921 Others receiving votes: Saint Louis 58, Minnesota 52, Louisiana Tech 48, Illinois 46, Cincinnati 20, NC State 20, Akron 16, Missouri 4, Middle Tennessee 3, Maryland 2, Saint Marys (Cal) 2, Creighton 1, Wichita St. 1.Womens AP Top 25The top 25 teams in the The Associated Press womens college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 17, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last weeks ranking: RecordPtsPrv 1. Baylor (38)24-19981 2. Notre Dame24-19552 3. UConn (2)24-19273 4. Stanford24-28684 5. Duke24-18435 6. California23-28056 7. Penn St.21-37248 8. Kentucky22-36989 8. Maryland21-46987 10. Texas A&M20-562211 11. Tennessee20-559912 12. Louisville21-554010 13. Georgia21-453013 14. Dayton21-144817 15. South Carolina21-541216 16. North Carolina23-438314 17. UCLA19-637215 18. Delaware22-329520 19. Florida St.20-526719 20. Colorado20-525321 21. Syracuse21-319623 22. Purdue19-615118 23. Oklahoma St.18-610325 24. Nebraska19-681 25. Green Bay21-265 Others receiving votes: Iowa St. 64, Michigan 36, Oklahoma 29, Toledo 15, Washington 7, West Virginia 5, SMU 4, LSU 3, San Diego St. 3, Michigan St. 1.NBA standingsEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division WLPctGB New York3218.640 Brooklyn3122.5852 Boston2824.5385 Philadelphia2229.43110 Toronto2132.39612 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami3614.720 Atlanta2922.5697 Washington1536.29421 Orlando1537.28822 Charlotte1240.23125 Central Division WLPctGB Indiana3221.604 Chicago3022.5771 Milwaukee2625.5105 Detroit2133.38911 Cleveland1637.30216 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio4212.778 Memphis3318.6477 Houston2926.52713 Dallas2329.44218 New Orleans1934.35822 Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City3914.736 Denver3321.6116 Utah3024.5569 Portland2528.47214 Minnesota1931.38018 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Clippers3917.696 Golden State3022.5777 L.A. Lakers2529.46313 Sacramento1935.35219 Phoenix1736.32120 Sundays Games West 143, East 138 Mondays Games No games scheduled Todays Games Charlotte at Orlando, 7 p.m. Toronto at Washington, 7 p.m. Milwaukee at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m. Memphis at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Chicago at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Boston at Denver, 9 p.m. Golden State at Utah, 9 p.m. Phoenix at Portland, 10 p.m. San Antonio at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Wednesdays Games Detroit at Charlotte, 7 p.m. Memphis at Toronto, 7 p.m. New York at Indiana, 7 p.m. Oklahoma City at Houston, 8 p.m. Philadelphia at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Brooklyn at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. Miami at Atlanta, 8 p.m. New Orleans at Cleveland, 8 p.m. Orlando at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Phoenix at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Boston at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.NHL standingsEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA New Jersey16934224238 Pittsburgh161150225238 N.Y. Rangers14851173835 Philadelphia17791154549 N.Y. Islanders15681134554 Northeast Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Montreal151041214334 Boston13922203731 Toronto161060204636 Ottawa16862183731 Buffalo16691134654 Southeast Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Carolina14851174140 Tampa Bay14761155545 Florida15474123556 Washington15591114151 Winnipeg14581113546 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Chicago151203275131 Nashville16745193535 St. Louis15951195248 Detroit15762164044 Columbus15492103448 Northwest Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Vancouver14833194133 Minnesota15762163338 Edmonton14653153538 Calgary13553133947 Colorado14671133743 Pacific Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Anaheim141121235037 Dallas16871174143 San Jose14743173733 Phoenix15762164041 Los Angeles13562123036 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Sundays Games St. Louis 4, Vancouver 3, SO Pittsburgh 4, Buffalo 3 Chicago 3, Los Angeles 2 Boston 3, Winnipeg 2 Calgary 4, Dallas 3 Minnesota 3, Detroit 2 N.Y. Rangers 2, Washington 1 Mondays Games Ottawa 2, New Jersey 1, SO Philadelphia 7, N.Y. Islanders 0 Colorado 6, Nashville 5 Montreal 3, Carolina 0 Toronto 3, Florida 0 Calgary at Phoenix, late Columbus at Anaheim, late Todays Games Winnipeg at Buffalo, 7 p.m. Montreal at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m. Toronto at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. San Jose at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Detroit at Nashville, 8 p.m. Vancouver at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. Los Angeles at Edmonton, 10 p.m. Wednesdays Games Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. St. Louis at Colorado, 10 p.m. Los Angeles at Calgary, 10 p.m. NCAA Basketball FAVORITELINEUNDERDOG at Tennessee7LSU Wichita St.2at Indiana St. at Butler20Duquesne Indiana 1at Michigan St. at NC State9 Florida St. Marquette 4at Seton Hall Texas 6 at TCU at Creighton16 S. Illinois Valparaiso 3at Loyola of Chicago N. Iowa 6at Missouri St. at BYU 12 Utah St. at Saint Louis2 VCU Florida 4at Missouri at Miami 8 Virginia Maryland 2at Boston College North Carolina2at Georgia Tech at San Diego St.12 Wyoming at Nevada 6 Fresno St. NBA FAVORITELINEUNDERDOG at Washington3 Toronto at Orlando 6 Charlotte at Brooklyn6 Milwaukee Memphis 3 at Detroit at New Orleans1 Chicago at Denver 7 Boston at Utah 4Golden State at Portland 5 Phoenix San Antonio8at Sacramento NHL FAVORITELINEUNDERDOGLINE at Buffalo-150Winnipeg+130 at Rangers-155Montreal+135 at Tampa Bay-150Toronto+130 at Ottawa-130N.Y. Islanders+110 at Nashville-135 Detroit+115 at St. Louis-155San Jose+135 at Chicago-140Vancouver+120 Los Angeles-130at Edmonton+110 BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLESAgreed to terms with RHP Darren ODay on a two-year contract. DETROIT TIGERSAgreed to terms with RHP Luke Putkonen, RHP Bruce Rondon, LHP Duane Below, LHP Darin Downs, LHP Kyle Lobstein, C Ramon Cabrera and INF Jeff Kobernus on one-year contracts. TEXAS RANGERSAgreed to terms with RHP Wilmer Font, RHP Roman Mendez, RHP Alexi Ogando, LHP Joe Ortiz, LHP Martin Perez, RHP Tanner Scheppers, RHP Matt West, RHP Coty Woods, INF Leury Garcia, INF Mitch Moreland and INF Jurickson Profar on one-year contracts. National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKSAcquired OF Tony Campana from the Chicago Cubs for RHP Jesus Castillo and RHP Erick Leal. Placed RHP Daniel Hudson on the 60-day DL. Florida LOTTERY Here are the winning numbers selected Monday in the Florida Lottery: CASH 3 (early) 4 6 1 CASH 3 (late) 4 0 5 PLAY 4 (early) 8 6 3 9 PLAY 4 (late) 8 6 8 4 FANTASY 5 13 15 17 20 24TUESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2013 B3 000E2TQ www.chronicleonline.com Sunday, March 3rd, 2013 Citrus County Cruisers 29th Manatee Car & Truck ShowRegistration 8 a.m. noonPre-Registration $15 through 3/1/13 Registration Day of Show $20Crystal Chevrolet/ Chrysler/Jeep/Nissan 1035 S. Suncoast Blvd. (U.S. 19) Homosassa, FL Judged Show: Top 50 Plus Awards Including: BEST OF SHOW, BEST PAINT, BEST ENGINE, AND MORE! Dash Plaque to first 200 registered Free 4x6 photo of each registered vehicle Club participation award $100Cash Raffle Drawing 3 p.m. Awards 3:15 p.m.FOR INFORMATION CALL: Paul (352) 249-7887 Registration form available at our web site www.citruscountycruisers.com ONLY PRE 1988 ANTIQUES CUSTOMS TRUCKS STREET RODSSounds by Big D 50s Music 50/50 Rain or Shine Vendors Chinese Auction Door Prizes Valve Cover Races w/Awards 000DPY2 Coach Tim Byrne and I have been together so long and established such a good program that the other kids feed on it. Lisa CarterCrystal River girls track and field coach. SportsBRIEF Buc arrested at NY airport with loaded gunNEW YORK DaQuan Bowers, a defensive end for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, is awaiting arraignment Monday evening on charges of criminal possession of a weapon. The 22-year-old athlete was arrested at LaGuardia Airport earlier in the day as he was about to board a US Airways flight to Raleigh, N.C. The loaded .40-caliber weapon was found during a search of his carry-on bag. A spokeswoman for the Queens District Attorneys office told The Associated Press that Bowers is in police custody and will be charged in Queens Criminal Court. Bowers played college football for Clemson University and was chosen by the Buccaneers in the 2011 NFL draft.

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Fergie, Josh Duhamel expecting childNEW YORK Her hump, her hump, her lovely lady lump: Fergie is pregnant with her first child. A representative for the Black Eyed Peas singer confirmed the news Monday. Fergies actor husband Josh Duhamel tweeted about the news with joy, saying: Fergie and Me and BABY makes three. The 37-year-old Fergie and 40-year-old Duhamel married in 2009. She joined the Black Eyed Peas when the group released its third album, Elephunk, in 2003. The foursome is known for its pop-inspired hip-hop tunes like My Humps, I Gotta Feeling and Boom Boom Pow. Fergie launched her solo debut, The Duchess, to much success in 2006. It featured five Top 5 hits, including Fergalicious and Big Girls Dont Cry. Duhamel has appeared in the Transformer films and most recently in Safe Haven.Rob Belushi takes on family businessCHICAGO Another member of the Belushi family is taking up the acting business. Rob Belushi is the 32-yearold son of Jim Belushi and nephew of the late John Belushi. He has appeared in made-for-TV movies and graced the stand-up stage. Now hes starring on the Spike TV reality program The Joe Schmo Show, which airs Tuesday nights. Rob Belushi grew up in Chicago and moved to Los Angeles to attend high school. He earned the TV role after years of studying improv, comedy and drama at Chicago acting schools. He has also guest starred on shows starring his father, such as According to Jim and The Defenders. Jim Belushi says the best professional advice hes given his son is do whats right in front of you and stay in the moment. Birthday A situation that is very important to you and your dependents could take a substantial turn for the better in the year ahead. Old obstacles that have been standing in your way will dissipate as if they had never been. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) The secret to your success will be to treat life as a game, even those aspects of it that have been tough or boring. Its OK to have some fun while youre playing to win. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) When looking for the bluebird of happiness, you shouldnt go searching outside your immediate surroundings. Staying within your domain is important. Aries (March 21-April 19) You rarely have a difficult time knowing what to say to friends. Even though youre likely to be surrounded by a larger crowd today, youll still find a way to charm everybody. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Conditions in general are usually favorable for you, and today will be no exception. The only difference is that most groups you encounter will have something to do with making money. How nice! Gemini (May 21-June 20) Your natural ability to spread some sunshine and lift the thoughts of others will contribute greatly to your popularity. Youll find that some people need a smile more than others. Cancer (June 21-July 22) Lucky you, because an effective ally who does nice things without drawing attention to it will single you out for special attention. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) You could be quite fortunate, not necessarily in the usual material ways, but in something that wont rust and cant be stolen. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) As long as you dont establish too many objectives or excessively focus on one thing, you should be able to concentrate on a meaningful project. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Provided you have the will to win and never underestimate the opposition, you shouldnt have any trouble bettering yourself and ousting all competitors. Keep plugging away. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) A number of unanticipated changes could occur in an area of importance. Be flexible and keep an eye on the competition. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Your quick wit and delightful charm are two of your best assets. Mutual benefits are likely from situations in which you can deal with others on a one-on-one basis. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) The extra funds youll need in order to do something special will manifest as soon as the assets youve been putting away begin to appreciate. From wire reports Today inHISTORY SUNDAY, FEBRUARY17 Fantasy 5: 2 7 8 27 30 5-of-51 winner$185,589.56 4-of-5288$103.50 3-of-58,887$9 SATURDAY, FEBRUARY16 Powerball: 15 16 46 50 58 Powerball: 29 5-of-5 PBNo winner No Florida winner 5-of-53 winners$1 million No Florida winners Lotto: 8 21 26 27 30 40 6-of-61 winner$17 million Fantasy 5: 11 26 33 34 36 5-of-53 winners$94,037.57 Today is Tuesday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2013. There are 315 days left in the year. Todays Highlight in History: On Feb. 19, 1963, the book The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan, credited with reviving American feminism, was first published by W.W. Norton & Co. On this date: In 1473, astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was born in Torun, Poland. In 1803, Congress voted to accept Ohios borders and constitution. In 1807, former Vice President Aaron Burr, accused of treason, was arrested in the Mississippi Territory, in present-day Alabama. (Burr was acquitted at trial.) In 1846, the Texas state governmentwas formally installed in Austin. In 1878, Thomas Edison received a U.S. patent for an improvement in phonograph or speaking machines. In 1881, Kansas prohibited the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages. In 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which cleared the way for the U.S. military to relocate and intern Japanese-Americans. In 1945, during World War II, some 30,000 U.S. Marines began landing on Iwo Jima. In 1959, an agreement was signed by Britain, Turkey and Greece granting Cyprus its independence. In 1976, calling the issuing of Executive Order 9066 a sad day in American history, President Gerald R. Ford issued a proclamation confirming the order had been terminated with the formal cessation of hostilities of World War II. In 1986, the U.S. Senate approved an international treaty outlawing genocide, 83-11, nearly 37 years after the pact had first been submitted for ratification. In 1997, Deng Xiaoping, the last of Chinas major Communist revolutionaries, died at age 92. Ten years ago: An Iranian military plane carrying 275 members of the elite Revolutionary Guards crashed in southeastern Iran, killing all on board. Five years ago: An ailing Fidel Castro resigned the Cuban presidency after nearly a half-century in power; his brother Raul was later named to succeed him. One year ago: Forty-four imates were killed in a prison riot in Apodaca, northern Mexico. Todays birthdays: Singer Smokey Robinson is 73. Singer Bobby Rogers (Smokey Robinson & the Miracles) is 73. Actress Carlin Glynn is 73. Sony Chairman Howard Stringer is 71. Singer Lou Christie is 70. Actor Michael Nader is 68. Rock musician Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath, Heaven and Hell) is 65. Actor Stephen Nichols is 62. Author Amy Tan is 61. Actor Jeff Daniels is 58. Actor Ray Winstone is 56. Actor Leslie David Baker (TV: The Office) is 55. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is 54. Britains Prince Andrew is 53. Tennis Hall-of-Famer Hana Mandlikova is 51. Singer Seal is 50. Rock musician Jon Fishman (Phish) is 48. Actor Benicio Del Toro is 46. Thought for Today: In America everybody is, but some are more than others. Gertrude Stein, American author (1874-1946). INSIDE THE NUMBERS To verify the accuracy of winning lotter y numbers, players should double-check the numbers printed above with numbers officially posted by the Florida Lottery. Go to www. flalottery.com, or call 850487-7777. Spotlight onPEOPLE FloridaLOTTERIES SO YOU KNOW Last nights winning n umbers, Page B4 Page B4TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE TodaysHOROSCOPE Associated PressOscar host Seth MacFarlane presents the Academy nominations for the 85th Academy Awards on Jan. 13 in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 85th annual Academy Awards will take place Sunday, Feb. 24 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Rob Belushi Fergie Associated PressHEBER SPRINGS, Ark. Perhaps there was one heartbreak too many for Mindy McCready. The former country star apparently took her own life on Sunday at her home in Heber Springs, Ark. Authorities say McCready died of a suspected self-inflicted gunshot to the head and an autopsy is planned. She was 37, and left behind two young sons. McCready had attempted suicide at least three times since 2005, as she struggled to cope amid a series of tumultuous public events that marked much of her adult life. Speaking to The Associated Press in 2010, McCready smiled wryly while talking about the string of issues shed dealt with over the past half-decade. It is a giant whirlwind of chaos all the time, she said of her life. I call my life a beautiful mess and organized chaos. Its just always been like that. My entire life things have been attracted to me and vice versa that turn into chaotic nightmares or I create the chaos myself. I think thats really the life of a celebrity, of a big, huge, giant personality. This time it seems the whirlwind overwhelmed McCready. Her death comes a month after that of David Wilson, her longtime boyfriend and the father of her youngest son. He is believed to have shot himself on the same porch of the home they shared in Heber Springs, a small community about 65 miles north of Little Rock. His death also was investigated as a suicide. It was the most difficult moment in a life full of them. McCready issued a statement last month lamenting his death. And she called him her soul mate and a caregiver to her sons in an interview with NBCs Today show. I just keep telling myself that the more suffering that I go through, the greater character Ill have, she said, according to a transcript of the interview. Like so many times before, McCready showed a little toughness in the midst of a personal storm. But as usual, the brave face for the camera hid a much more complicated internal struggle. Its unclear what circumstances led to McCready taking her own life, but it appears she was struggling with twin issues that have persisted for years: substance abuse and the custody of her children. She checked into courtordered rehab and gave her children up to foster care earlier this month after her father asked a judge to inter vene, saying shed stopped taking care of herself and her sons, and was abusing alcohol and prescription drugs. Its unclear why McCready was out of rehab. Billy McKnight, McCreadys ex-boyfriend and the father of her oldest son, said the children remain in foster care. McCreadys death an apparent suicide Associated PressA car drives past a sign Monday showing the population of Heber Springs, Ark., where authorities say country singer Mindy McCready died in an apparent suicide. Q:Whats been the best part of the Oscar job so far?A:Ive enjoyed the writing process. Its really a very different type of production than Ive been involved with in the past and its such an extensive amount of time, and putting it together and having it feel like it has a shape and a consistency has really been a challenge.Q:How much is with your own writing team?A:My staff has been composed of primarily Family Guy writers, but thereve been about maybe four folks that have been brought on from other places. But for the most part Ive been allowed to assemble my own staff, and weve tried to find a balance of people that Ive worked with for a lot of years and that know my rhythms and some new people as well, a few of whom have worked on past Oscar ceremonies.Q:What are the elements of a great Oscar host?A:Its part classy Master of Ceremonies and part Friars Club roaster.Q:How hard has it been to find that middle ground?A:Its been a challenge but not an enormous challenge. We are, I hope, smart enough guys to be aware of what the tone is and to work within those parameters. Its still Disney, for Christs sake.Q:Is a blend of Ricky Gervais and Billy Crystal the best example of what youre going for?A:Certainly Billy Crystal, Johnny Carson and Bob Hope are the three that stand out as the paragons of class and effectiveness and comedic balance in the history of the Oscars. Im going to go out there and certainly be mindful that thats what works but also try and inject some of what I do into the mix and hopefully come out with something that is fresh and surprising and has an edge but doesnt completely thumb its nose at the Oscars. Change happens incrementally ... I think its safe to say what were doing is very self-aware of this challenge that everyone keeps asking about.Q:How long did you continue voicing the characters on your animated shows after taking on the Oscar job?A:Thats always the challenge. The shows dont stop for this stuff. They still have to keep moving. And it is a vocal strain. Family Guy and American Dad! are very vocally taxing shows. Theres a lot of high-energy stuff, a lot of screaming, yelling. A lot of vocal contortions. So that becomes really the biggest challenge of all: how to get it all done and keep it all on schedule and not destroy my throat.Q:So youve essentially had two or three full-time jobs?A:Who knows how this will go. Even if it goes great, I just dont think that I could do this again. Its just too much with everything else that I have to do. Im happy to be doing it and I will be thrilled to have done it, assuming I get out of there in one piece, but I really think this is a one-time thing for me. ... I just dont like working 150 hours a week. ... And I have a feeling whoever produces next year will want to put their own stamp on it. Everybody sort of assumes that Tina (Fey) and Amy (Poehler) will do it next year, and I think that is very likely. So whoever comes in and produces next year I think will want to make their own mark. Even if I wanted to do it again, I think that is a factor. LOS ANGELES Seth MacFarlane might be the hardest working man in show business. Hes getting ready to host Sundays Academy Awards, where hes also a nominee. Hes producing and writing three animated TV shows and voicing many of their key characters. But the multitalented entertainer found a few minutes to talk with The AssociatedP ress about what makes a great Oscar show, juggling multiple jobs and who he thinks will host next year.

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TV and tots Associated PressNancy Jensen, second from left, looks on as her son Joe, 2, is given a special treat of a little TV time Feb. 12 at their home in Seattle. Nancy was a participant in a new University of Washington study on the effects of television viewing on kids published Monday. Study: Better television choices might improve childrens behavior DONNAGORDONBLANKINSHIP Associated PressSEATTLE Teaching parents to switch channels from violent shows to educational TV can improve preschoolers behavior, even without getting them to watch less, a study found. The results were modest and faded over time, but may hold promise for finding ways to help young children avoid aggressive, violent behavior, the study authors and other doctors said. Its not just about turning off the television. Its about changing the channel. What children watch is as important as how much they watch, said lead author Dr. Dimitri Christakis, a University of Washington researcher and a pediatrician at Childrens Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle. The research was published online Monday by the journal Pediatrics. The study involved 565 Seattle parents, who periodically filled out TV-watching diaries and questionnaires measuring their childs behavior. Half were coached for six months on getting their 3to-5-year-old kids to watch shows like Sesame Street and Dora the Explorer rather than more violent programs like Power Rangers. The results were compared with kids whose parents who got advice on healthy eating instead. At six months, children in both groups showed improved behavior, but there was a little bit more improvement in the group that was coached on their TV watching. By one year, there was no meaningful difference between the two groups overall. Low-income boys appeared to get the most short-term benefit. Thats important because they are at the greatest risk, both for being perpetrators of aggression in real life, but also being victims of aggression, Christakis said. The study has some flaws. The parents werent told the purpose of the study, but the authors concede they probably figured it out and that might have affected the results. Before the study, the children averaged about 1 1/2 hours of TV, video and computer game watching a day, with violent content making up about a quarter of that time. By the end of the study, that increased by up to 10 minutes. Those in the TV coaching group increased their timeHEALTH& LIFE Last week, I discussed the disturbing trend of a decrease in cancer screening seen in this country. We do have some good news, however, on the cancer front; overall cancer death rates in the United States have been steadily declining, according to latest data gathered from The Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer. The report, which analyzed the number of deaths caused by cancer Cancer death rates falling See BENNETT/ Page C6 Dr. Sunil GandhiCANCER & BLOOD DISEASE Smoking cuts a decade of life We all know smoking is hazardous to our health. Still, I hear comments like, My friend smoked all his life and did not get cancer. Yes, everyone who smokes does not get cancer, but smoking causes so many other problems, too, and therefore, smoking always hurts. A landmark study was published in the Jan. 24 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. This study addresses the overall effect of smoking. As an ear, nose and throat doctor I frequently use X-rays and CTs for patient evaluation and guiding me with decisions made for treatment and surgery. These techniques especially help me treat sinus disease and tumors in the head and neck area. It is well known that radiation can be harmful, but it is also known that whether you get X-rays or not, each day we are exposed to radiation from the sun, foods and even from the earth. The latter is radiation called radon, which comes from the dirt that we walk and live upon. This kind of radiation we cannot escape. But when someone is sick and X-ray or CT scan technology is Mist swirls through my flashlight beam as fog descends onto my pasture. A pale moon glow has painted a corner of the predawn sky. A chill niggles at my cheeks, damp and prickly. Leaves crunch underfoot. Black tree silhouettes emerge like stoic statues of ancient warriors. A quick rustle and crash of palmetto briefly scare me with mental images of The Blair Witch Project. More crashing and thrashing, and then stampeding feet coming near. A startling halfgrowl half-cry, then a disturbance in the mist. A beast appears, eye shine ominously white from my flashlight. Daisy, my blue-tick heeler, drops her Frisbee at my feet, tongue lolling and vapor rushing in streams from her mouth. Her anticipation is focused at my next throw into the night. This is our morning ritual. I do it for her to bleed off some energy before heading to work so See HESS/ Page C7 See GRILLO/ Page C7 Dr. Denis GrilloEAR, NOSE & THROAT Section CTUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE INSIDE Sally Borland/ Page C7Dr. Richard Hoffmann /Page C3 Dr. C. Joseph BennettNAVIGATING CANCER Yvonne HessWALKING THE WALK So you know: T he information contained in the Health & Life section is not intended to cover all possible directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects and is not intended to replace consultation with a physician. See GANDHI/ Page C6 ON THE NET Pediatrics: www .pediatrics.org See TV/ Page C5 Are X-rays and CT scans safe? 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Author Teresa Schreiber Werth will give a presentation, Everyone Wants to be a Survivor, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Royal Oaks Clubhouse (off U.S. 41 in Inverness). Werth, a retired communications professional from Rochester, N.Y., and a snowbird who is spending the winter in Royal Oaks, is a three-year survivor of stage III triple-negative breast cancer. Her book, Pink-On-Pink: Writing My Way Through Breast Cancer, chronicles her journey from diagnosis through treatment and her efforts to find meaning and joy in life as a cancer survivor. The presentation will include readings from the book, some selections written more recently, as well as her thoughts on everyones quest for survivorship as we face lifes challenges. A questionand-answer period will follow the presentation. The program is free and open to the public. For information, call Barbara Whittemore at 352464-0589. Free Alzheimers seminar: St. Pauls Lutheran Church in partnership with The Lutheran Home Association of Belle Plaine, Minn., will offer a starting point for understanding Alzheimers disease. Participants will learn how to bring support and Christ-like love to friends and family who are adjusting to the challenges of the disease. Pastor Curt Seefeldt, author of the booklet, Its Alzheimers Its Time for Extraordinary Love, will facilitate the discussion from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 23, at St. Pauls Church, 6150 N. Lecanto Highway, Beverly Hills. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Register at the door or in advance by calling 352-4893027or by email to office@stpauls.edu. Alzheimers Caregiver Support Group 2:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays monthly at Superior Residences of Lecanto, 4865 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, just west of the Greek Orthodox Church. People touched by Alzheimers disease and other related disorders come together in a non-judgmental, safe environment to vent their frustrations, share coping techniques, learn more about the disease and discover what resources are available to them. If you require respite care for your loved one during the meeting, RSVP 10 days prior to the meeting. RSVP at 352746-5483. Crystal River Relay for Life invites all cancer survivors and their caretakers to an informative gathering from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, at the Crystal River Ale House, 1610 S.E. Paradise Circle, Crystal River. We wish to honor your victory by registering you in the American Cancer Society Registry of Survivors. This allows you to choose to receive future communications regarding cancer or not. Also, reserve seats for the annual Survivor Dinner Celebration and Opening Victory Lap of the Crystal River Relay for Life on April 5. LifeSouth Community Blood Centers: To find a donor center or a blood drive near you, call 352-527-3061. Donors must be at least 17, or 16 with parental permission, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be in good health to be eligible to donate. A photo ID is required. The Lecanto branch office is at 1241 S. Lecanto Highway (County Road 491), open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays (7 p.m. Wednesdays), 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays. The Inverness branch is at 301 W. Main St., open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, (6:30 p.m. Wednesdays), 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturdays and closed Sundays. Visit www.lifesouth.org. Noon to 6 p.m. Feb. 19, AAA Roofing, Northeast Fifth Street, Crystal River. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 19, Walmart Supercenter, North Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 20, Forest View, South Suncoast Boulevard, Homosassa. 3 to 6 p.m. Feb. 20, West Citrus Elks Lodge No. 2693, Grover Cleveland Boulevard, Homosassa. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 21, Eagle Buick GMC, South Suncoast Boulevard, Crystal River. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 22, Walmart Supercenter, West Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 23, Reds Restaurant, Carl G Rose Highway, Hernando. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 24, Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, U.S. 41 South, Inverness. 2 to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 24, Walmart Supercenter, West Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 25, Withlacoochee Technical Institute, West Main Street, Inverness. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 26, Bealls, North Suncoast Boulevard, Crystal River. HPH Hospice, Healing Peoples Hearts in partnership with the Alzheimers Association of Florida, Gulf coast Chapter, offers a free seminar for caregivers of Alzheimers and dementia patients by Jerry Fisher, MSW, program specialist for the Alzheimers Association. On Feb. 19 from 2 to 3 p.m., the topic will be Dealing with Difficult Behaviors. Fisher will discuss how Alzheimers and related dementia patients can become anxious or aggressive and sometimes misinterpret what they hear. He will share ways to identify those behaviors and explore possible solutions. Space is limited and reservations are required. The free seminars will be at HPHs Team office at 3545. N. Lecanto Highway (Winn-Dixie shopping plaza) in Beverly Hills. Call 352-527-4600 to reserve your space. The Alzheimers Family Organization plans a Support Group Leader Orientation/ In-Service from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at Spring Oaks, 7251 Grove Road, Brooksville, in Hernando County. The purpose of this meeting is to instruct individuals in the running and proper functioning of a support group. Upon completion of this program, the support group leader will receive a certificate and would be eligible to affiliate the support group with the Alzheimers Family Organization. This training is free and open to the public. Register for this event by calling 888496-8004 or 727-848-8888 or going to www.alzheimers family.org. Heart Health Fair, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 23, sponsored by Citrus Memorial Health System at CMHS Healthcare Center at Sugarmill Woods at 7945 S. Suncoast Blvd. in Homosassa. Free health screenings at the fair will include: Glucose and cholesterol. EKG testing. Pulmonary lung function. Blood pressure and heart rate. Body mass index. Oxygen level saturation. Carotid artery and abdominal aorta vascular. Heart health information and resources will also be available, including a heart health self-risk assessment, smoking cessation education and support materials, support groups and more. During the fair, physicians and nurses will be on hand to speak with patrons on heartrelated topics, including cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, womens heart disease and diabetes. For information, call Citrus Memorial Heart Center at 352-344-6416. CRYSTAL RIVER Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center offers the following health education programs presented by board-certified physicians and licensed medical professionals. Website: SevenRivers Regional.com. Call 352-795-1234 to register for the programs. Code Blue: Heart Emergencies Workshop Learn about emergency cardiac care, interventional procedures and other potentially life-saving heart emergency treatments, 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at Nature Coast EMS in Lecanto. Program is free; registration requested. The Key Center Family Connection will host Cindy Drew, of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities, at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the Chet Cole Life Enrichment Center at the Key Training Center, 5521 Buster Whitton Way, Lecanto. Drew will speak about Social Security Basics. Most parents or guardians of persons with developmental disabilities have to navigate through the Social Security jungle at some point. Drew will cover such topics as how age affects payments, what happens when they leave school and what will change if a disabled dependent gets a job. Persons with developmental disabilities most often want to work and can be wonderful employees, but there is a fear employment might affect benefits. Medicaid may be the only insurance he or she receives and may be tied to other services. Parents and guardians want to be sure the help and support developmentally disabled loved ones need to live as independently as possible will not be interrupted. All interested persons are welcome at the free session. Call Stephanie Hopper at 352-344-0288. Flu shot clinics areofferedby B&W Rexall Drugs in Inverness. Call Donna Stevenson at 352-726-1555. Nature Coast EMS offer flu shots for $28; however, the flu shot is free with valid Medicare Part B, and many other insurance providers are also accepted. Flu shots are available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, (except holidays), at the Nature Coast EMS administration office on Homosassa Trail at Country Hill Drive in Lecanto. If your organization, business, ALF or other group would like to schedule a flu clinic at your location, call Jane Bedford at 352-2494751 or email JaneB@nature coastems.org. The George A. Dame Community Health Center BoardMeetings are at 3 p.m. the first Wednesday monthly at the Citrus County Health Department, 3700 W. Sovereign Path, Lecanto, in the first floor conference room. The Citrus Alliance Against Adult Abuse (C4A) monthly meeting is at 9:30 a.m. the second Wednesday monthly at HPH Hospice, 3545 N. Lecanto Highway, Beverly Hills. For information, call Judy Stauffer at 352-303-2620. Your help is needed to protect our vulnerable against abuse, neglect and exploitation. Partners for a Substance-Free Citrus Inc. will meet the second Thursday monthly in the basement of the Citrus County School Board office in Inverness, 1007 W. Main St. Use the elevator to go to the basement. 8 to 9 a.m. board meeting. 9:15 to 9:30 a.m. coffee, doughnuts, networking. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. membership meeting. For information, call the office at 352-389-0472 or email substancefree.citrus@yahoo. com. CRYSTAL RIVER Seven Rivers Regional Medical Centers relaunched website, SevenRivers Regional.com, features interactive health tools, a health library and enhanced event calendar, a monthly blog and email newsletter. Interactive health tools help users learn more about blood pressure, body weight and diabetes. The health library provides the definition, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of common conditions and diseases. HEALTH& LIFECITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2013 C3 Useful Internet sites for reliable information Q:What online health information sites do you recommend? A: The number of online health-related information websites is overwhelming to say the least. Much of the information posted online is unreliable, outdated, or misleading. The website address can provide some help in determining the accuracy of the information it contains. For example, website addresses that end in .gov (government agencies), .edu (educational institutions) or .org (professional organizations) may be more reliable than those that end in .com which are often trying to sell a product or service. You can also try to check how current the information is by looking at the last revision date, usually located at the bottom of the website page. Other useful clues to determine the validity of the information provided on a website include: is the name of the person/group who sponsors the website listed, is contact information (email, phone number, address, etc.) given, is your privacy protected, and does the website make claims that seem too good to be true? Some online health information websites that can be recommended include: American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org) American Diabetes Association (www.diabetes.org) American Heart Association (www.heart.org) National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (www.nhlbi. nih.gov) CDC (www.cdc.gov) FDA (www.fda.gov) American Academy of Family Physicians FamilyDoctor.org (www.familydoctor.org) U.S. Department of Health & Human Services healthfinder.gov (www.health finder.gov) KidsHealth (www.kids health.org) Mayo Clinic (www.mayo clinic.com) National Library of Medicines MedlinePlus (www.med lineplus.gov) If you have any questions regarding the information that you receive on a website, please discuss it with a health care professional before making any health-related decisions.Richard P. Hoffmann, Pharm.D., has been a pharmacist for more than 40 years. Send questions to him at 2960 E. Coventry Court, Hernando, FL 34442. HealthNOTES Richard HoffmannASK THE PHARMACIST See NOTESY/ Page C4 HEALTH NOTE GUIDELINES Support group information will list monthly meetings first, as space is available, then weekly meetings. It is the responsibility of each organization to inform the Chronicle about changes to existing listings. To submit information about upcoming seminars, health-related events open to the public or support group meetings, email newsdesk@chronicleonline .com attn: Health Notes; fax 352-563-5660 or write to: Health Notes c/o Citrus County Chronicle 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429. Information relating to professional training or seminars attended by those in the health care industries are considered business briefs, and would appear in the Business Digest listings of Sundays Business section. To submit story ideas for feature sections, call 362-563-5660. Be prepared to leave a detailed message with your name, phone number and the address of the news event. Approval for story ideas must be granted by the Chronicles editors before a reporter is assigned. The Chronicle reserves the right to edit submissions. Publication of submitted information or photos on specific dates or pages cannot be guaranteed. 000E17M Geriatrics Family & General Medicine Internal Medicine Intensive Care (Hospital) Long-Term Care (Nursing Home) Homosassa 4363 S. Suncoast Blvd. Homosassa Springs (352) 503-2011 Mon.-Fri. 8:30am-4:30pm, Saturday by appt. only 8:00am-11:00am B.K. Patel, M.D Internal Medicine H. Khan, M.D. Board Certified Family Pactice Beverly Hills 3775 N. Lecanto Hwy. Beverly Hills (352) 746-0600 Inverness 308 S. Line Ave. Inverness (352) 344-5511 000DXON New Patients & Walk-Ins Are Always Welcome Humana, Freedom, Medicare, United Health Care assignment accepted Our Goal Is A Healthier You Active Staff at both Seven Rivers & Citrus Memorial Hospitals Primary Medical Care Centers

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The classes and programs Web page provides a detailed listing of current and future health seminars, screenings and community events. These events are educational and often free to attend. To read the monthly blog or receive the email newsletter, visit SevenRiversRegional.com, click on the About tab and the links to the blog and newsletter sign-up pages. Hospital news and happenings are posted on facebook. com/srrmc and twitter.com/ srrmc, or call HEALTHconnect at 352-795-1234 for information about services and events. Monthly diabetes selfmanagement education classes by Citrus Memorial Diabetes Center at Citrus Memorial Healthcare Center, Sugarmill Woods. These classes, taught by a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator, offer an opportunity for those living with diabetes to learn about the importance of physical activity, meal planning and medication. Topics include blood glucose monitoring, problem solving, coping and reducing the risk for diabetes-related complications. To register for a class or to schedule a one-on-one appointment, call 352-341-6110. A physician referral is required. Hospice of Citrus County Inc. offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities for individuals of all ages who are committed to the hospice philosophy and wish to make a positive impact on the lives of people. The Homosassa Too Thrift & Gift Shoppe is currently seeking those who have an interest in sorting, distributing or operating a cash register. Volunteers are also needed at Herrys Caf. Both are at 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane, Suite C., Homosassa. The goal of the Volunteer Department is to provide competent and confident volunteers. All volunteers are required to attend core Volunteer Training Orientation and ongoing in-service trainings throughout the year. Call Volunteer Director Cathi Thompson at 352-5272020. Visit Hospice of Citrus County on Facebook or at www.hospiceofcitrus.org. Florida Department of Elder Affairs SHINE program offers free and unbiased information and assistance for all your health insurance issues. In Citrus County, there are four locations ready to serve your needs. For an appointment at any center, call 352527-5956. Leave your name, telephone number and a short message. A SHINE counselor will return the call. Citrus County Resource Center, 2804 W. Marc Knighton Court, Lecanto. First United Methodist Church, 8831 W. Bradshaw St., Homosassa. St Annes Episcopal Church, 9870 W. Fort Island Trail, Crystal River. Inverness Library, 1511 Druid Road, Inverness.Support GROUPS National Osteoporosis Foundation Citrus County Support Group, 1 p.m. the third Tuesday monthly in the training room at Citrus County Resource Center, 2804 W. Marc Knighton Court, Lecanto. Each month offers a different speaker. This is part of the NOFs Affiliated Support Group Program dedicated to providing accurate, timely information and support to people affected by osteoporosis. Call Janet Croft at 352-249-7874 or email TheBoneZone2010 @yahoo.com. Nature Coast Multiple Myeloma Support Group 6 p.m. the third Wednesday monthly at the Oak Hill Hospital Partners Club (formerly Spring Hill Enrichment Center) at Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd. (State Road 50), Brooksville. Free dinner buffet will be served. Contact Herb and Dianne Terry at 352-621-0672 or hterry1@tampabay.rr.com, or Richard Blustein at 352-4284536 or Blustein22@aol.com. SPRING HILL Look Good Feel Better Support Group, 3:30 to 5 p.m. third Wednesday monthly at the Florida Cancer Specialists, 10441 Quality Drive, Suite 203, in the Medical Arts Building next to Spring Hill Hospital. Call 352-688-7744. Different Strokes for Different Folks stroke support group, 10:30 a.m. to noon the third Thursday monthly in the Inpatient Rehabilitation Multipurpose Room at Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center in Crystal River. Call 352-795-1234 for details. FFRA (Families and Friends Reaching for the Abilities), third Friday monthly at the Key Training Center in Inverness at 130 Heights Ave. Social time and business meeting at 9 a.m. is followed by a speaker at 10 a.m. Lisa Noble from the Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center will talk about wound care, hyperbaric medicine, diabetes and treating wounds. Call Ron Phillips, president, at 352-382-7819 or visit www.ffracitrus.org. Celiac support meeting for all people who have celiac disease or dermatitis herpetiformis, 10 a.m. to noon the fourth Saturday monthly in the Community Room at the Coastal Region Library, 8619 W. Crystal St., Crystal River. Call Ken Kral at 352-6844064 or email KenKral@msn.com. SPRING HILL Amputee support group 7 p.m. the last Monday monthly at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital in the private dining room. Call Eva Baker at 352592-7232. SPRING HILL Leukemia/Lymphoma Support Group 5 to 6:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday monthly at the Florida Cancer InstituteNew Hopes Spring Hill Center, 10441 Quality Drive, Suite 203 in the Medical Arts Building next to Spring Hill Hospital. Call Jeff Haight, R.N., group facilitator, at 352-6887744. Caregivers Support and Information meeting, 1 p.m. the fourth Tuesday monthly at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 1070 N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River. Call Charlotte Downing at 352-422-7044 for directions/information. Refreshments served. OCALA Ocala Health Stroke Support Group meets 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. the fourth Tuesday monthly at the Senior Wellness Community Center (9850 S.W. 84th Court, Suite 500, Ocala). Call 800-530-1188 to register. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Suncoast Chapter, Cancer Support Group (including Multiple Myeloma), 6 p.m. the fourth Wednesday monthly at the Moose Lodge, 5214 Mariner Blvd., in Spring Hill. There is no charge and light refreshments are provided. Contact: Lourdes Arvelo, LCSW, patient services manager, at 813-963-6461 ext. 11, Lourdes.Arvelo@lls.org or visit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society website at www.lls.org. Alzheimers caregiver support group by Alzheimers Family Organization, 2 p.m. the fourth Wednesday monthly at Sugarmill Manor, 8985 S Suncoast Blvd, Homosassa. Call Bevin Brayton at 352-3029066. The Citrus Memorial Diabetes Support Group, 10:30 a.m. the fourth Wednesday monthly on the campus of Citrus Memorial Health System in the auditorium. An RSVP is necessary, as refreshments will be served. Call 352-341-6110. Look Good ... Feel Better, a free two-hour session for women undergoing radiation or chemotherapy, at 3 p.m. the second Wednesday monthly at the Cancer & Blood Disease Center, Lecanto, and 3 p.m. the fourth Wednesday monthly at the Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute, Lecanto. Call Joann Brown at 352-3417741 or the American Cancer Society at 800-395-5665 to register. Emotions Anonymous 12-step support group, noon the second and fourth Thursdays monthly at Central Ridge Library, Forest Ridge Boulevard and Roosevelt, in Beverly Hills. Call Meg at 352-527-2443. SPRING HILL Stroke Support Group noon the fourth Thursday monthly at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital in the private dining room. Call Pam McDonald at 352-346-6359. PINELLAS PARK Connections fireside-discussion-style support group for cancer patients, 7 p.m. the last Thursday monthly, WellSpring Oncology, 6600 66th St. N., Pinellas Park, 727343-0600; www.wellspring oncology.org. Families Against Multiple Sclerosis Support Group, 11 a.m. the first Saturday monthly at Sandy Oaks RV Resort, 6760 N. Lecanto Highway, Beverly Hills, for families, friends and anyone affected by MS. Call 352-422-5868. BROOKSVILLE Man to Man prostate cancer support group, 6 to 7 p.m. the first Monday monthly at the Florida Cancer Institute-New Hopes Brooksville Center, 7154 Medical Center Drive. Call Mary Capo at 352-596-1926. Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group 10 a.m. to noon the first Monday monthly at the Citrus County Resource Center, 2804 W Marc Knighton Court in Lecanto. Pam Hall from Kids Central Inc. will facilitate the meeting. Call Pam at 352-387-3540. OCALA The Alzheimers and Memory Disorders support group of Ocala, 3 to 5 p.m. the first Monday monthly at the Medical Office Building at West Marion Community Hospital, 4600 S.W. 46th Court, second-floor Community Room. Call 352-401-1453. Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute is beginning a free, monthly survivor group with inspirational guests and strength based topics. Cancer survivors and family are welcome to attend. The group will be facilitated by Tommie Brown and Medical Social Worker Wendy Hall and will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. the first Monday monthly at the RBOI office at the CMHS Healthcare Center at Allen Ridge, on County Road 491 in Lecanto. Guests will discuss a variety of interesting topics, including stress management, nutrition and exercise, benefits of yoga, reiki and acupuncture, and other topics which promote holistic healing, prevention and renewal. For information, email Tommie Brown at tbrown009@tampabay.rr.com or call Wendy Hall, LCSW, at 352-527-0106. Weekly meetings Together We Grow Nar-Anon Family Group 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays at Dunnellon Presbyterian Church, 20641 Chestnut St., Room 204 in office building, use right-side entrance across from the Memorial Garden; Nar-Anon is for family and friends of addicts. Find a free local support group in your area: call 888947-8885 or go to www.NARANONFL.org. Recovery from Food Addiction 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Thursdays at St. Annes Church, 9870 W. Fort Island Trail, Crystal River, in the parish hall library. Call Peg at 410-903-7740. Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) is a free 12-step recovery program for anyone suffering from food obsession, overeating, undereating or bulimia. For details or a list of meetings, call 352-270-8534 or visit www.foodaddicts.org. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sundays at Queen of Peace Catholic Church Main Hall, 6455 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala. Depression and anxiety peer support group meets at 10 a.m. Thursdays at Central Ridge Library. Bereavement Group, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Thursdays in the back hall, St. Thomas Church, off U.S. 19 south of Cardinal Street. Group is composed of men and women who are experiencing grief and are convinced Life can be good again. Open to all. Come or call Anne at 352212-0632. Al-Anon groups meet regularly in Citrus County. Call 352-697-0497. Inverness AFG: 8 p.m. Mondays, Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, 550 S. U.S. 41. Crystal River AFG: 8 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Benedict Catholic Church, 455 S. Suncoast Blvd. Last Resort AFG: 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, First United Methodist Church, 3896 S. Pleasant Grove Road, Inverness. Lecanto AFG: 8 p.m. Thursdays, Unity Church of Citrus County, 2628 W. Woodview Lane, Lecanto. Crystal River AFG: 11:30 a.m. Thursdays at YANA Club, 147 Seventh St. (off Citrus Avenue), Crystal River. Awareness Lunch Bunch AFG: 12:30 p.m. Fridays, St. Margaret Episcopal Church, 114 N. Osceola Ave., Inverness. Beginners Al-Anon: 10 a.m. Saturdays at Yana Club, 147 Seventh St. (off Citrus Avenue), Crystal River. Tuesday Morning Serenity: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Unity Church, 2628 W. Woodview Lane, Lecanto. Alcoholics Anonymous: If you drink, and want to stop, call Alcoholics Anonymous Nature Coast Intergroup at 352-6210599. Visit the website: www.ncintergroup.com. AC Group, 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Church Without Walls, 3962 N. Roscoe Road, Hernando. Call Laverne at 352637-4563. Visit the website: www.alcoholicsforchrist.com. A 12-step Christian support group meets at 6 p.m.C4TUESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE HEALTH& LIFE NOTESContinued from Page C3 See GROUPS / Page C5 0205-TCRN 0219-TCRN NOTICE OF REFERENDUM ELECTION 000DYJ9

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every Wednesday at Living Waters Ministries, 12 N. Melbourne St., Beverly Hills. Call Meg at 352-527-2443. Free and open to the public. DUNNELLON Grief support group 6 p.m. Thursdays at the First Baptist Church of Dunnellon, 20831 Powell Road. Call the church at 352-489-2730. Narcotics Anonymous: Easy Does It, 8 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday; &:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday; The Recovery Room, 8169 S. Florida Ave. (U.S. 41), Floral City. It Works How and Why, noon to 1 p.m. Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, YANA Club, 147 N.W. Seventh St., Crystal River. More Will Be Revealed, 8 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Citrus Memorial Hospital Historic School House: 135 S. Citrus Ave., Inverness. Recovery at Work Mens Meeting, 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Lecanto Church of Christ: 797 S. Rowe Terrace, Lecanto. Recovery on the River, 7 to 8 p.m. Monday; 8 to 9 p.m. Friday and Sunday; Lecanto Church of Christ, 797 S. Rowe Terrace, Lecanto. Spirit of Unity, 8 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Citrus County Family Resource Centers outreach center: 3848 E. Parsons Point Road, Hernando. Narcotics Anonymous is not affiliated with any of the meeting facilities listed. Call the 24-hour Helpline: 352508-1604. Overeaters Anonymous : 5 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Annes Episcopal Church. Call Rita at 352-382-8503. Voices of Recovery, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Mondays at the Senior Center (V.A. building) on County Road 491, Lecanto. Call Dolores at 352746-5019. The Circle of Love, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursdays at Our Lady of Grace Church in Beverly Hills, 6 Roosevelt Blvd. Call Carolyn at 352-341-0777. The New Beginning, 7 p.m. Fridays at Our Lady of Grace, Roosevelt Boulevard, Beverly Hills. Call Carolyn at 352-341-0777. The Encouragers Support Group has been helping people deal with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and more. Weekly meeting. Call 352-637-3196. Anorexia and bulimia anonymous 12-step support group, 5:45 p.m. Mondays at the Yana Club, 147 N.W. Seventh St., Crystal River (behind the police station). Call Charmaine at 352-422-3234. Citrus Abuse Shelter Association (CASA), 1100 Turner Camp Road, Inverness, offers two free weekly womens domestic abuse support groups: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and 10:30 a.m. to noon Wednesdays. Child care available. Call CASA at 352344-8111. Celebrate Recovery : 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays at the Christian Recovery Fellowship Church, 2242 W. State Road 44. Call 352-726-2800. 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays at Seven Rivers Presbyterian Churchs Student Ministries Building. Dinner available before the meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. for $4 donation and a coffee house after. Call 352746-6200. Gulf to Lake Church Ministry Complex, West Gulf-toLake Highway in Crystal River. Dinner at 6 p.m. Fridays, followed by largeand small-group time and a Coffee Caf at 9. Call 352-586-4709. Nature Coast Ministries seeks to help the homeless and hurting of Citrus County. We offer referrals to Celebrate Recovery, call 352-563-1860. Overcomers Group for people recovering from addictions to drugs, alcohol or other out-of-control habits, 8 p.m. Mondays at the Sanctuary, 7463 Grover Cleveland Blvd. Call Paul at 352-6282874. Dunnellon Life Recovery group for adults where addiction, compulsion and codependency issues are dealt with, at 7 p.m. Mondays at Rainbow Springs Village Church, 20222 S.W. 102nd St. Road, Dunnellon. Call Char at 352-465-1644 or Nancy at 352-794-0017. SPRING HILL Parkinsons Tai Chi Group 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the private dining room at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Spring Hill. Call Charissa Haffner at 352-346-8864. Organizations Alzheimers Association -Florida Gulf Coast Chapter affiliated support groups are for family members, caregivers and others interested in learning more about Alzheimers disease. Meetings are open to everyone and free of charge. To arrange free respite care so you can attend a group, call the Hernando office at 352688-4537 or 800-772-8672. Website: www.alzsupport .com Live chat every Wednesday at noon. Message boards open at all times to post questions and leave replies. Join the Alzheimers Association online community at www.alz.org/living_with_ alzheimers_message_boards _lwa.asp. Brooksville: Lykes Memorial County Library, 238 Howell Ave.; 2:30 p.m. first Friday monthly. Call Jerry Fisher at 352-688-4537. Brooksville: Oak Hill Hospital Senior Partners, 11361 Cortez Blvd.; 2:30 p.m. first Thursday monthly. Call Jerry Fisher at 352-688-4537. Spring Hill: The Residence at Timber Pines, 3140 Forest Road; 2 p.m. third Monday monthly. Call Diane Koenig at 352-683-9009 or The Residence at 352-6839009. Free respite care provided, call to reserve. First United Methodist Church of Homosassa has several support groups that run on a monthly basis. All groups are open to the public and free of charge, and meet at 1 p.m. in Room 203 in the Administration Building: First Monday: diabetic support group. Second Monday: Alzheimers/dementia caregivers support group. Fourth Monday: stroke survivors support group. Memory Lane Respite offered weekly for people with Alzheimers/dementia. Anyone bringing a loved one for the first time is encouraged to come early to fill out information forms. Call 352-628-4083 for meeting dates. Citrus Memorial Health System is a 198-bed, not-forprofit community hospital that provides health care services to residents of Citrus County and surrounding communities. Support group meetings are in the CMHS Administration Building unless indicated. ACS Man to Man Prostate Support and Education Program, 11:30 a.m. the second Wednesday monthly. Meetings are in the conference room at the Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute at 522 N. Lecanto Highway in the Allen Ridge Medical Mall. Call 352-527-0106. AHEC Quit Smoking Group: 3 p.m. Tuesdays at Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute, Allen Ridge Medical Mall, 522 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. Call 813929-1000, ext. 213. Breast Cancer Support Group: 11:30 a.m. the second Friday, Robert Boissoneault Cancer Institute. Call Judy Bonard at 352-527-4389. Citrus Cancer Support: 4:30 p.m. the third Tuesday, cafeteria meeting room. Call Carol at 352-726-1551, ext. 6596 or ext. 3329. Cancer Support: at Cancer Treatment Center. Call Jeannette at 352-746-1100 for date and time. Diabetes Support Group: Call Carol McHugh, R.N., at 352-341-6110 for details. Head and Neck Cancer Support: Robert Boissoneault Cancer Institute. Contact Wendy Hall at 352-527-0106. Heart-Healthy Eating Workshop: 1:30 to 3 p.m. second Wednesday every other month, CMHS Medical Office Building. Call 352-560-6266 or 352-344-6538 to register. GROUPSContinued from Page C4HEALTH& LIFECITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2013 C5 Repair to broken front teeth a cause to smile Another week has gone by and I have another neat thing to tell you about being a dentist. A very close friend of mine broke his two front teeth this week. When he broke his teeth off halfway to the gums, he found himself not raising his lip when smiling for fear that someone would see how he looked. Before this happened, he had never thought of himself as being self-conscious. Knowing he was self-conscious about his appearance and that the edges were bothering him, I offered him to come in on my day off to make a temporary repair. He would have to see a specialist to address some issues before we restored him permanently. After I finished the temporary repair, he looked at it and said Why cant we just leave it this way, it looks so good? We had already discussed that, because the tooth was so badly broken, the ideal solution was to place a crown on each of the broken teeth. While addressing these two teeth, we were going to extend the crowns to another tooth that was missing. He could not have replaced this missing tooth with an implant because of various reasons, and he wanted to avoid shaving down the adjacent teeth just to replace the missing tooth. Once these two teeth broke, he thought this might be the right time to get that missing tooth replaced. This was the case until he saw my temporary solution. Though he realizes the crowns are more protective, his concern for shaving teeth down is greater. It looks as though he will leave things as they are and hope the temporary solution (which in reality is a permanent white filling, or bonding, that I was using to hold him over until we had things ready to proceed to the crowns) works for a long period of time until something breaks again. Let me get back to the neat thing. After the day had passed, I called him after dinner to joke with him about whether or not the filling was still in place. He thanked me very sincerely, saying he feels so much better with the tooth built back up and he didnt realize how he would feel with a broken tooth. As we said good-bye, he thanked me again and said, I can smile again. To me, this is neat. It is so nice to be able to make such a difference in someones life. If there is someone you know thinking about dentistry as a career, let them know it is one of the greatest professions there is, and encourage them to shadow a dentist for a while to see if it is right for them. By the way, I would be happy to be the dentist they shadow.Dr. Frank Vascimini is a dentist practicing in Homosassa. Send your questions to 4805 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa, FL 34446 or email them to him at info@MasterpieceDental Studio.com. Dr. Frank VasciminiSOUND BITES with positive shows; the healthy eating group watched more violent TV. Nancy Jensen, who took part with her now 6-yearold daughter, said the study was a wake-up call. I didnt realize how much Elizabeth was watching and how much she was watching on her own, she said. Jensen said her daughters behavior improved after making changes, and she continues to control what Elizabeth and her 2year-old brother, Joe, watch. She also decided to replace most of Elizabeths TV time with games, art and outdoor fun. During a recent visit to their Seattle home, the children seemed more interested in playing with blocks and running around outside than watching TV. Another researcher who was not involved in this study but also focuses his work on kids and television commended Christakis for taking a look at the influence of positive TV programs, instead of focusing on the impact of violent TV. I think its fabulous that people are looking on the positive side. Because no ones going to stop watching TV, we have to have viable alternatives for kids, said Dr. Michael Rich, director of the Center on Media and Child Health at Childrens Hospital Boston. TVContinued from Page C1 See GROUPS / Page C6 Joe Jensen, 2, watches television as a special treat in the afternoon, Tuesday, Feb. 12, at his home in Seattle. Associated Press 000E2G5 GOUT & CARDIOVASCULAR DISEAS E DOES THIS DESCRIBE YOU? Consider the following criteria for possible participation in a local clinical research study: Men 50 years of age or older Women 55 years of age or older Diagnosed with gout History of major cardiovascular disease (includes stroke, blocked arteries, diabetes) Qualified participants will receive study medication and study-related medical care at no cost. Compensation for time and travel may also be available for those who qualify. Learn more by calling the study center in your area. Call: (352) 563-1865 Nature Coast Clinical Research Crystal River Or visit: www.GoutAndHeartStudy.com 000E0SG 4805 S. Suncoast Blvd. Homosassa, FL 34446 352-628-0012 www.MasterpieceDentalStudio.com Always Welcoming New Patients FRANK J. VASCMINI, DDS Dr. Pablo Figueroa Se Habla Espaol 2222 Highway 44 W., Inverness Caring is my Profession Call for an Appointment 352-860-0633 ifamilypractice@tampbay.rr.com Accepting New Patients Serving Citrus County Since 1993 WE ACCEPT Medicare Aetna Humana United Healthcare Coventry Medicare Blue Cross/ Blue Shield Cigna Universal And Other Major Insurances 000E29U

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Look Good Feel Better Group: monthly at Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute, Allen Ridge Medical Mall, 522 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, the Cosmetology Association and the Personal Care Products Council. A licensed cosmetologist is present to advise women about many issues. For dates, times, more information or to register, call the American Cancer Society at 800-395-5665. Mended Hearts Support Group: 10 a.m. second Friday, Gulf Room at CMHS Historic Building. Call Cardiovascular Services at 352-344-6416. Ostomy Support: 2 p.m. third Sunday, Cypress Room at CMHS Historic Building. Call Steve Spielman at 352-229-4202, Sue Penner at 352-560-7918, Sharon Brummer at 352-382-4446 or Betty or Mel Shipley at 352341-0005. Stroke Support Group of Citrus County: 3 p.m. third Wednesday monthly, CMHS Annex Building conference room, State Road 44 across from Walgreens. Call 352344-6596 or 352-344-1646. Hospice of Citrus County support groups and workshops. Call 866-6420962 or 352-527-2348 for information. Grief workshops: 1 p.m. Thursday Hospice of Citrus County Clinical Office, 326. S. Line Ave., Inverness. 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday Newly Bereaved Grief Workshop, Wings Education Center, 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane, Homosassa. Grief support groups: 11 a.m. Tuesday Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church Parish Life Center, 6 Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. 9 a.m. Wednesday Griefs Journey ... A Walking Group, Whispering Pines Park (Parking Area E). 10 a.m. Thursday Wings Education Center, 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane, Homosassa. 2 p.m. second Thursday Hospice of the Nature Coast Levy Office, 24-B County Road 40 E., Inglis. 10:30 a.m. Saturday First United Methodist Church, 831 Bradshaw St., Homosassa. Evening support groups (for working people): 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, newly bereaved Hospice of Citrus County Clinical Office, 326 Line Ave., Inverness. Social support: 10 a.m. Tuesday Franks Family Restaurant, 2780 N. Florida Ave., Hernando. 1 p.m. first Thursday Mulligans Grill (formerly Mango Grill), 1305 Norvell Bryant Highway (C.R. 486), Hernando. 11:30 a.m. third Tuesday LIFT luncheon (widows/widowers), Citrus Hills Golf & Country Club; call 352-621-1500, ext. 1728 for reservations. Wings education series: th Tuesdays @ 2 Wings Education Center, 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane, Homosassa. Teen Encounter and Camp Good Hope Camps for grieving children/teens offered in April and October. Suicide Survivors Support Group, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Mondays at the Hospice of Citrus County Hospice House, 3350 W. Audubon Park Path, Lecanto. The group is free and open to the public. Participants need not be hospice families. For information, call Lynn Miller at 352-527-2020. Hospice of Citrus County/Hospice of the Nature Coast licensed 1985, is a notfor-profit charitable organization providing compre hen sively responsive and compassionate end-of-life services to the terminally ill and their families in 12 counties of North Central Florida. It also provides grief support services for children and adults in the community. HPH Hospice, in partnership with the Alzheimers Association Florida Gulf Coast Chapter, offers Caregivers Support Groups for caregivers of dementia or Alzheimers patients to provide information, education and emotional support in a safe, comforting and confidential environment. There is no charge, and everyone is welcome to join. Call Sue Piatek at 352-5274600 with questions. First Tuesday, 11 a.m., Our Lady of Fatima, 550 S. U.S. 41, Inverness. Second Monday, 1 p.m., First United Methodist Church of Homosassa, 8831 W. Bradshaw St., Homosassa. Free respite care provided, call to reserve. Fourth Tuesday, 5 p.m., Emeritus at Barrington Place, 2341 W. Norvell Bryant Highway (County Road 486 east of C.R. 491), Lecanto. Free respite care provided, call to reserve. Weekly ongoing Bereavement Group from HPH Hospice and St. Timothys Evangelical Lutheran Church, available to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays at St. Timothys Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1071 N. Suncoast Blvd. (U.S. 19), Crystal River. There is no cost to attend. Call Paul Winstead at 352527-4600. HPH Hospice, a nonprofit agency initially licensed in 1984, provides, care, comfort and support to individuals affected by a life-limiting illness in Citrus County. In addition to its office in Beverly Hills, it has a Hospice House on Norvell Bryant Highway in Lecanto for patients with limited caregiving assistance. SPRING HILL Oak Hill Hospital H2U Partners Club support groups meet on the campus of Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. Diabetes Support Group 10 am. second Monday monthly, Kim Palmer, facilitator. Multiple Myeloma Support Group 5:30 p.m. third Wednesday monthly, Diane Terry, facilitator. Kidney Education Support Group 2 p.m. third Wednesday monthly, Mary Jane Talty, facilitator.C6TUESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEHEALTH& LIFE GROUPSContinued from Page C5 Using data from more than 200,000 Americans, researchers also found the death rate for current smokers is three times as high as those who never smoked, with most of the extra deaths caused by smoking-related conditions such as cancer, heart disease, stroke and respiratory diseases. The study showed lifetime smokers live 10 years less than nonsmokers. Therefore, even if smokers do not get cancer, they may have other ailments from smoking that can kill a person earlier. The probability of surviving from 25 to 79 years of age of life was twice as high in nonsmokers than current smokers. There is good news, too. Not surprisingly, the study showed that the earlier a person quit smoking, the greater the impact. People who quit between 25 and 34 years of age gained about 10 years of life compared to those who continued to smoke. But there were benefits at many ages. People who quit between 35 and 44 gained about nine years, and those who stopped between 45 and 59 gained about six years of life expectancy. Those years gained are of good quality of life. I strongly believe, even if you quit smoking at any phase of life, it helps. The new research showed that, in fact, women are no more protected from the consequences of smoking than men. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, tobacco use accounts for nearly 400,000 deaths annually in the United States more than HIV infection, drug or alcohol use, car accidents, suicides and murders combined. One in five deaths in the USA is due to smoking-related illness. It also showed that differences between smokers and the population in general are becoming more and more stark. In the past 20 years, advances in medicine and public health have improved life expectancy for the general public, but smokers have not benefited in the same way. Efforts to eliminate smoking in public places and place higher taxes on cigarettes have all helped cut the prevalence of smoking. We still need to do more. In short, do not start smoking if you are not smoking. If you are smoking, quit it at any age of life it helps. Yes, it is not easy to quit, but we all have to take tough measures in life. Dr. Sunil Gandhi is a hematologist and oncologist. He is volunteer medical adviser of the Citrus Unit of American Cancer Society. Write to 521 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto, FL 34461, email sgandhi @tampabay.rr.com or call 352-746-0707. GANDHIContinued from Page C1 from 1975-2009, has shed light on the extent of the countrys success in its battle against cancer. While the death rates associated with the most common cancer sites, such as lung, colon and rectum, female breast and prostate has decreased, the report revealed that during the past decade the number of deaths associated with cancers of the liver, pancreas, uterus, and skin has actually increased. Overall, however, the news is good, and cancer death rates have been dropping since the early 1990s. From 2000 to 2009, cancer deaths have dropped by around 1.8 percent a year among men, 1.4 percent among women, and 1.8 percent among children under the age of 14. This decrease indicates progress is indeed being made. However, as I stated last week, if the decrease in cancer screening continues, this trend will reverse itself, and we will begin to see the death rate from cancer increase again. Among men, the number of deaths over the past decade has decreased for 10 of the most common cancers, including kidney, lung, prostate, colon, leukemia, myeloma, larynx, oral cavity and pharynx, stomach, and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The only increase was found among those with cancers of the skin, the liver, and the pancreas. Over the same period the number of deaths among women have decreased for 15 of the most common cancers, including lung, stomach, cervix, gallbladder, bladder, oral cavity and pharynx, brain, leukemia, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, colon and rectum, breast, kidney and myeloma. An increase was found in the number of deaths associated with cancers of the uterus, liver and pancreas. I have discussed the importance of staying away from tobacco products for many years, and one of the main reasons for the decrease in cancer deaths in recent years is because of the significant drop in the number of smokers. The continuing drop in cancer death rates over the past two decades is encouraging. The challenge we now face is how to continue those gains in the face of new obstacles, like obesity, which I have also touched on in the column on many occasions. As a society, we must face the overwhelming burden that obesity will be placing on our health care system and on the incidence of cancer head on, without distraction, and without delay, by expanding access to proven strategies to prevent and control obesity. And we must maintain our vigorous approach toward screening, early detection and treatment. As I stated last week, a previous study revealed that despite there being an increase in survival rate, the number of people in the U.S. who have gone to preventative screening has actually gone down in the last ten years. We have to reverse this trend. Dr. C. Joseph Bennett is a board-certified radiation oncologist and a member of the Citrus County Unit of the American Cancer Society. Watch Navigating Cancer on WYKE TV at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and at 10 a.m. Thursdays. If you have any suggestions for topics, or have any questions, contact him at 522 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto, FL 34461, or email cjbennett@rboi.com. BENNETTContinued from Page C1 See GROUPS / Page C7 WATERING FINES Citrus County is issuing citations that carry with them a fine of $100 for first offenders of local watering rules. Second violations cost $250, third or more cost $500. Find watering rules in the weather map on Page A4 daily. A special luminaria ceremony held during the American Cancer Society Relay for Life remembers those lost to cancer and honors those who have survived. Relay is a community gathering where everyone can join the fight against cancer. Please light a candle in honor or In memory of my loved one/friend who has battled cancer. Crystal River April 5 Crystal River High School www.relayforlife.org/crystalriverfl Lecanto April 12 Lecanto High School www.relayforlife.org/lecantofl Inverness April 19 Citrus High School www.relayforlife.org/invernessfl For more information call 637-5577 Light the way to a cure Light the way to a cure Friends of the Homosassa Library Proceeds benefit the Homosassa Public Library 4100 Grandmarch Avenue Homosassa, FL 34446 Homosassa Public Library Community Room Thursday, February 28 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m Friday, March 1 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m & Saturday, March 2 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m Spring Book Sale 000DS6O Great bargains in recycled reading! For book sale information call 382-2440 or visit the library website: http://citruslibraries.org. community history literacy OUT LOUD! 000DOHP 6th Annual Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 2:30-4:30 PM Listen to moving, inspirational and humorous selections from African-American literature. Enjoy musical entertainment & refreshments during this celebration of history & literacy at CF Citrus Campus. Join us out loud! Learn More: http://facebook.com/citrusaari African African African American American American Read-In Read-In Read-In 000DTKU 5k/10k & 5k/10k & 1 Mile Walk/Run 1 Mile Walk/Run And Kids Fun Run Register Online at: www.drcsports.com Charity and Contact Info: Citrus County Blessings (352) 322-6744 Email: info@citruscountyblessings.com TLC Physical, Occupational & Speech Therapy Citrus County Blessings Saturday, February 23, 2013 7:00am Registration & Packet Pick-up 8:00am 10k Race Start 8:05 am 1 Mile Walk 8:15am 5k Race Start Start & Finish: Nature Coast Bank Citrus Hills 2455 North Citrus Hills Blvd., Hernando 34442 All Pre-Registered Entries Receive A Free Long Sleeve Shirt RAFFLE 4 IPODS & Gander Mtn. Gift Cards

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ALS Support Group 2 p.m. the third Thursday monthly, Katie Mitchell, facilitator. Epilepsy Support Group 3 p.m. fourth Saturday monthly, Lillian Rojas, facilitator. Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Support Group 6 p.m. fourth Wednesday monthly, Lordes Arvelo, facilitator. Crohns Disease Support Group 6 p.m. the last Thursday monthly, Isaiah Del Pilar, facilitator. H2U Partners Club events and activities are open to members only. Membership is open to Hernando, Pasco, and Citrus County residents for $20 a year. Oak Hill Hospital has been serving the Nature Coast since 1984. It is the largest medical facility in Hernando and Citrus counties (234 acutecare beds), is one of the areas largest private employers, and offers Hernando Countys only comprehensive cardiovascular program, including open heart surgery. Approximately 300 physicians, 950 associates and more than 350 volunteers comprise Oak Hill Hospitals health care delivery team. For more information, visit OakHillHospital.com. GROUPSContinued from Page C6 she wont tear up any more pillows, or couch cushions, or the rug, or clothes, or whatever she can drag through the dog door while were all gone. Cesar Millan (The Dog Whisperer) says we dont get the dog we want as much as we get the dog we need. Until recently, I thought this was doggy psychology crap. As much as Daisy needs to chase Frisbees, I need a stress reliever. Through her, Ive found a great de-stressifier. Trekking in the predawn hours, soaking up the nature around me (and throwing a soggy canvas dog Frisbee) is immensely soothing. When were done, Im refreshed and energized, focused and calm. She lays down panting, and I get ready for the day. My new job has me on a sharp learning curve. Its the Stairmaster of learning curves, as its almost vertical at times. With the Stairmaster comes stress, my memory (what little of it thats left) is taxed. I carry a list of Centers acronyms and their definitions so I dont look like I just arrived from Mars (where I think they did find some hint of life). I find that I get fatigued, have confusion (senior moments), have a lot of trouble sleeping (mind racing off without the body) and go on afternoon sugar safaris when sleepiness slams me between the eyes. Many people dont think they can have negative stress responses from things they enjoy doing. O contraire, stress responses can creep up on people in the midst of very positive circumstances. And I have that in my job! Ive been warmly embraced by everyone, from the clients to the staff, from the administrators (they call them Chiefs) to our community partner agencies. The staff counselors and support personnel have shown professionalism and extreme kindness toward me even, upon occasion, pointing me toward my office without laughing at me. My Chief, Diane Daniels (I havent seen her headdress yet) is exemplary in both wisdom regarding my orientation, and in her clinical take on things. Our HR Chief, Wendy Fletcher, is a vault of information and expertise. Our CEO (the Chief Chief), Charles Powel, has a clearly visible heart for our community and our clients. Everyone needs to have a couple of ways to dispel stress: walking, exercise, boating, birding and fishing are some examples. Even in the midst of very exciting and positive experiences, we need to take time to refresh and recalibrate our stress levels. I wish you many enjoyable misty morning treks! Yvonne Hess, M.S., LMFT,CAP, is director of Citrus County services for The Centers. She can be reached at 352-628-5020, ext. 1013, or yhess@ thecenters.us. HESSContinued from Page C1 recommended, is it dangerous or is it going to cause us problems in the future? That is a question that can be answered by the amount of X-ray exposure you have. Over the years, X-rays and CT scans have improved, gotten more sophisticated, and there is a reduction in the amount of radiation one is exposed to during imaging. Lets look at a couple of levels of exposure and doses, so you can see the significance of radiation. The unit that is used to measure radiation is called millisieverts. If you get a dental X-ray, you get .5/1000 of a millisievert. If you get a chest X-ray, you get 2/100 of a millisievert. When I am examining or evaluating a patient for problems in the head and neck area (depending on the problem), patients can be exposed to anywhere from 1/10 of a millisievert to 2 millisieverts. OSHA, which is the federal agency that monitors radiation levels for workers who are exposed to radiation in the nuclear industry and health care industry, have set some standards. The dose limit for one year is 50 millisieverts, so you can see an image is a very small slice of a total safe dose that one can be exposed to. Other risks of exposure that you may not have thought about includes where you live in the United States. For example, if you live out West in a mountainous area as compared to Florida, at sea level, you are more likely to be exposed to radiation. If you work in the airline industry and spend time at high altitudes, this also poses a greater risk for radiation and its associated side effects. This is because the earths atmosphere; the earths atmosphere provides some shielding for radiation, and the closer you are to the sun the less protection that you have. The benefits and abilities of X-ray and CT scan to be minimally invasive and provide information that allows doctors to accurately diagnose and treat greatly outweighs the risk factors. Think about the example of the patient who, years ago, may have had to endure an exploratory abdominal surgery, and now can be evaluated without being taken to surgery. We also use X-ray to kill cancer cells without having to do surgery, which means patients heal quicker, and return to normal activity. So, as you can see, there are some risks and benefits, and the simple thing to do is weigh those risks and benefits. The World Health Organization has guidelines as mentioned earlier for radiation exposure, and it is not a bad idea to calculate the amount of radiation you have during the period of a year so you can make a decision whether another Xray or CT is worthwhile. The previous numbers I gave you will help give you some idea, but when you go for an X-ray, they can give you the exact amount of millisieverts for the procedure so you can keep track. However, generally speaking, most people do not reach the dose limit for one year simply by being evaluated for medical problems. It helps to understand there are other things including an MRI, magnetic resonance imaging scan, and ultrasound scans that can be used in conjunction with X-ray and CT to diagnose, thus reducing the radiation risk and still allowing the doctor to accurately diagnose the problem so he or she can best implement treatment. Manufacturers of X-ray and CT equipment constantly work to improve the technology, thus reducing the risk of radiation exposure. Many of us are old enough to remember the first-generation of CT scanners that took sometimes a half-hour to complete a study. Nowadays, they are so fast they are done in minutes. This greatly reduces radiation exposure. Overall studies suggest that less than 20 percent of radiation is received from medical imaging.Denis Grillo, D.O., FOCOO, is an ear, nose and throat specialist in Crystal River. Call 352795-0011 or visit Crystal CommunityENT.com. HEALTH& LIFECITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2013 C7 Ten commandments for ostomates Ten (new) Commandments of Ostomates: 1. Thou shall allow thyself to be sad, or angry or depressed on occasion. Who said you always have to have a good attitude? 2. Thou shall not let the above emotions become a way of life. 3. Thou shall seek help, education and support if thine unhappy emotions overcome thee. 4. Thou shall seek out the WOCN Nurse if thou art not satisfied with thine products. 5. Thou shall learn to care for thy ostomy. Letting others do it for you if you are physically able to is a cop-out. 6. Thou shalt not hide thyself away. Get out and do the things you used to do. You can! 7. Thou shall not be ashamed. 8. Thou shall cultivate a sense of humor about thine ostomy. There are worse things. 9. Thou shall set an example to the non-ostomy world. An example of triumph over adversity, courage over pity and pride over embarrassment. 10. Thou shall help other ostomates. Join your local UOAA group, donate money and volunteer your time. Your Ostomy Support Group of Citrus County meets at 2 p.m. the third Sunday of every month at the Citrus Memorial Health Systems Office Building, the old school house, at 131 S. Citrus Ave., Inverness. Any questions, call Steve at 352229-4202 or Sue at 352-560-7918.Sally A. Borland is on the board of directors of the Ostomy Support Group of Citrus County No.555. Sally BorlandOSTOMATES GRILLOContinued from Page C1 Even in the midst of very exciting and positive experiences, we need to take time to refresh and recalibrate our stress levels. Almost There 63,000 Baby Steppin Bear Cubs 38,036 CRL 2,255 Fiscally Fit 65,875 Step It Up 47,700 CRPS Steppin Tweeners 422,083 Pets n Steps 65,500 Trinity Walkers 32,000 CRPS Accelerated Steppers 61,875 Biker Buddies 410 Cubs in Minute Training 315 Genesis 313 Government Gals & a Guy 300 Healthy Heroes 240 Homosassa Hikers 367 LifeSouth Depounders 255 Teale 248 Turtle Trackers 0 X Nu Toned 273 All Hours 380 Bookin It 198 Citrus County YMCA YId Cats338 CPR Exercise Warriors 227 Early Birds 450 Empress Girls 385 Fantastic Four 103 FitnessKins 315 HPH-Because We Care 248 JCM Motivators 311 Minute Tracking Tweeners 215 Muffets 130 Pooch Walkers 685 Sassy Striders 233 Team Citrus 95 107 Witness the Fitness 156 Fabulous Flab Fighters 300 Jazzercise Junkies 473 Mimpop 720 R & R Exemplar 992 Wrinkles in Time 875 Community-Wide Fitness ChallengeTEAM POINTS RECORD February 4 March 17 2013 000DPXW 000DYVA 000DWBL F RI M ARCH 1 & S AT M ARCH 2 5 P M T IL 9 P.M. Look for the lighted pathways Get to know your local artists Artist Demonstrations 1 Olde Mill House Gallery & Cafe Photography, Painting & Print Museum 2 River Safaris & Safari Cafe-Pottery, Wood, Glass & Metal Work 3 Glass Garage Stained & Fused Glass, Jewelry Wildlife Paintings on Wood 4 Pepper Creek Pottery Sculptural Functional Clay Works & Studio 5 Riverworks & Homosassa Smokehouse, Copper Sculpture & Driftwood Furniture 6Owls Pellet Studio-Potography, Paintings, Local Nautical Art 13 All shops owned and operated by local artists!! For more info call (352) 628-5222 or (352) 212-3617 Refreshments Free Admission & Parking

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Submit information at least two weeks before the e vent. Multiple publications cannot be guaranteed. Submit material at Chronicle of fices in Inverness or Crystal River; by fax at 352-563-3280; or email to community@chronicleonline.com. Notes tend to run one week prior to the date of an e vent. Publication on a special day cant be guaranteed. News NOTES News NOTES DAR to host card partyThe Fort Cooper Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, will host a Military Card Party Wednesday, Feb. 20, at the Crystal River Womans Club, 320 S. Citrus Ave., Crystal River Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and play begins at 7 p.m. Cost is $12. There will be refreshments and door prizes. For tickets and information, call Carol Weiser at 352-726-8071.Womans Club to do bunco partyThe GFWC Womans Club of Inverness will sponsor a bunco party at the clubhouse, 1715 Forest Drive, on Wednesday, Feb. 20. Snacks, beverages, door prizes and opportunity drawings will be part of the afternoon fun. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Play begins at 1 p.m. Tickets are $10. Call Pat at 344-1275. No tickets will be sold at the door. Writers to hear about love scenesRomance writers looking to amp up their love scenes are welcome to the Saturday, Feb. 23, meeting of the Sunshine State Romance Authors from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Homosassa Library, 4100 S. Grandmarch Ave., in the Community Room. Erotic romance author Evangeline Anderson will be guest speaker. With more than 60 romance novels published, she will share her expertise with her presentation of the Rules for Writing a Love Scene. SSRA welcomes new members and anyone interested in writing and becoming published may attend. For more information, visit www.sunshinestate romanceauthors.com. Eagles welcome all to jam sessionThe Citrus Eagles 3992 welcomes the public to jam sessions from 6 to 9 p.m. Sundays with B.J. Bear and Co. The lodge is at 8733 Gulf-to-Lake Highway in Inverness. COMMUNITYPage C8TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Precious PawsADOPTABLE Bruiser Special to the ChronicleBruiser is a young adult, neutered male Jack Russell terrier mix. He is a high-energy dog and would do best living with an active family and another dog. When he is bored, he gets into mischief and will jump the fence if left unattended in the yard. He loves other dogs and children, but needs to be introduced to large gentlemen. Once he knows you, he is your pal and wants to be with you, ride in the car, jog or just roughhouse and play. The Precious Paws Crystal River Mall adoption center is open noon to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. View pets at www.preciouspaws florida.com or call 352726-4700. Kittens and cats are available for adoption at the Pet Supermarket on State Road 44 in Inverness during regular store hours. Indiana Day to be this weekLets get together for Indiana Days from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at Calvary Chapel of Inverness, 960 S. Florida Ave. (U.S. 41 South), Inverness. Dinner will be served at noon. Bring a covered dish to feed eight people. Cost is $6 per person to help pay for the room and plates, paper goods, etc. For more information, call Monnie Bettuo at 352637-4179, Janet Bowman at 352-307-0069 or Loretta Hennessee at 352-2454468.Grumman retirees to meet Feb. 21The Grumman Retiree Clubs Midwest Florida Chapter will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at Buffet City, 13235 Cortez Blvd. (State Road 50), Brooksville. The business meeting begins at 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch. The cost is $13. There will be a speaker from the Retired Seniors Volunteer Program (RSVP) after lunch, who will acquaint attendees regarding the services provided to seniors by the group. Call Hank Mehl at 352686-2735, or email hmehl@tampabay.rr.com to make reservations.HPH hosts free memory checks HPH Hospice will host free 20-minute memory screenings for adults age 50 and older who are concerned about memory impairment. Participants will meet privately with Jerry Fisher, MSW, program specialist for the Alzheimers Association Florida Gulf Coast Chapter. The screenings will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at the HPH Hospice Team office, 3545 N. Lecanto Highway, Beverly Hills, in the Winn-Dixie shopping plaza. Appointments are required. Call 352-527-4600.Spanish club to gather Feb. 21The general meeting for the Spanish American Club of Citrus County will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Norvell Bryant Highway near North Pinecone Avenue, Lecanto. All are welcome. The club meets the third Thursday of the month and is open to the public. Membership dues are $15 for the next 6 months. For more information, call 352-746-3599.Meek to speak to civic groupCounty Commissioner Joe Meek will be guest speaker at the Thursday, Feb. 21, meeting of the Citrus Springs Civic Association at 7 p.m. at Citrus Springs Community Center, 1570 W. Citrus Springs Blvd. CSCA general meetings are on the third Thursday monthly at the center. The associations purpose is to promote the general welfare of the residents of Citrus Springs, to provide a public forum for residents to discuss matters of mutual interest and concern and to provide an official liaison between the state and county government. The association helps promote and coordinate community services and activities. To be a part of the organization, come to a meeting and volunteer your time. For more information, call 352-465-9007. Special to the ChronicleCitrus County Audubon Society will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at Unity Church of Citrus County, 2628 W. Woodview Lane, Lecanto. Guest speaker will be Marianne Korosy, who is the Jay Watch and Important Bird Area (IBA) coordinator for Audubon Florida. Her presentation, Scrub Jay Watch and Grassland Sparrow Ecology, will focus on her work with Floridas endangered scrub jays and the ongoing project of Sparrow Drives conducted yearly at Weeki Wachee Preserve in Hernando County. Her presence will afford those wishing to be involved an opportunity to volunteer and to become active in preserving and caring for our creatures in the wild. All CCAS events are open to the public. For more information, visit CitrusCountyAudubon.com. Talk birds with Audubon County group to host Jay Watch speaker The West Citrus Ladies of the Elks Friends, Fashion, Fun luncheon was just that a fun-filled fashion event. The elegant tables were decorated in soft pastel sequined shoe favors. There were a bevy of door prizes awarded and the fashions ran the gamut from casual to formal, offered by Bealls. Sue Straussen of Bealls described the fashions and offered tips. Judy Walton, chairwoman of the event, and President Kathy Manning were on hand to assist the models and the guests throughout the afternoon event. As Mary Waterfield modeled a hooded jacket of lime green with matching capris, we heard Life Can be a Dream by deejay and musician Joe Dube. Nineteen-year resident Lynn Hoffman modeled a denim jeans ensemble with sprocket styling from the Junior Department. Terri Harrison, a vocal music graduate and retired Navy captain, was fetching in her athletic attire, including a baseball cap for her day in the sun. As Dube offered Runaround, we viewed models in striking attire, including ankle pants and striped jackets in bold colors. Old-maid clothes are a no-no, Straussen said. Kathy Gray, from Michigan, traded snow for sunshine. A retired teacher, she modeled capris and Margaretta boat shoes. It was fun, fun, fun as the models mingled about the room showing off their outlandish attire, including a Simplicity pattern fashioned into a blouse with a measuring-tape necklace and a pincushion bracelet by Bonnie Lee. Kathy Manning sported a straw hat with a Catch of the Day fish on top and a cork necklace. Judy Walton was all smiles in her plastic bellbottoms, a tie-dyed shirt, flower child blossoms in her hair and a striking pink flamingo purse. Cruise wear modeled by Jeanette Kohler featured a ruffled hemline on the pants and a crocheted handbag. Carol Haines canary yellow graphic design could easily serve two purposes with neckline embellishments. Lynn Hoffmans casual dress in stripes and cap sleeves for daywear with a shell print tote was modeled as we heard Margaritaville music by the versatile deejay. Courageous Beth Taranowski, the only swimsuit model, strolled by in a onepiece suit of peacock feather design and a sarong bottom, as the playful deejay played the famed Itsy Bitsy, Teeny Weeny, Yellow Polka Dot Bikini. The funny models returned later with Walton in a double-breasted top (literally) and a briefcase that was entirely brief. Manning sported a plunging neckline (a bathroom plunger), a balloon skirt (real balloons), a shiny tiara, a 14-carrot necklace (real carrots), all described as her folksy wedding dress. Concluding the fashion show with fashion tips from Straussen, we learned that accessorizing can step up an ensemble from daywear to evening wear and that a solid-color belt takes an outfit up a notch. Sling shoes are in. Saying putting outfits together is like painting a picture, Straussen, described easy-care fabrics in abstract prints, abalone necklaces, black-and-white prints with pearls, even long ones of the 1920s flapper days, a striking yellow belt and a black patent-leather bag. Manning modeled a basic black with stretch semi-sheer top and a clutch bag which can be transformed for daywear with a change of earrings and use of scarves. The ever-popular My Eyes Adored You was played as Straussen demonstrated the various ways scarves can enhance an ensemble. West Citrus Ladies of the Elks annually presents charitable contributions to the community. Among those which benefit from fundraising events are Homosassa Elementary School for supplies to children in need, the We Care Food Bank and Camp E-Nini-Hassee. With music we love, fashions to view, a delightful meal and helpful fashion tips, it was a most pleasurable day with the Ladies of the Elks and our volunteer friends. Ruth Levins participates in a variety of projects around the community. Let her know about your groups upcoming activities by writing to P.O. Box 803, Crystal River, FL 34423. Fashion, friends, fun at Elks lodge Ruth LevinsAROUND THE COMMUNITY Special to the ChronicleAnn and Fred Abeles, cycling snowbirds from Frederick, Md., will speak at the Thursday, Feb. 21, meeting of the Rails to Trails of the Withlacoochee, at 5:30 p.m. at the Lakes Region Library, 1511 Druid Road, Inverness. The Abeleses reside in Inverness during the winter. They started bicycling in 1998, after careers in science (Ann at the National Cancer Institute and Fred at the Department of Agriculture). They have been coming to Florida each winter since 1998 to enjoy Inverness and the Withlacoochee State Trail. They are avid cyclists and enjoy touring in the United States, as well as making an overseas trip each year. This past September, they spent eight days in Switzerland cycling over the Alps from Lake Constance in the north to Lake Geneva on the south. To relax from that achievement, they traveled by train to Provence (France), where they had rented a small apartment about an hours drive east of Avignon in the Vaucluse area. They spent a week enjoying life in the countryside and making day trips by bicycle in the area. The couple will provide a slideshow of their overseas experience. For more information, call Bonnie Peterson at 352-341-4665. Cycling snowbirds at Rails to Trails Athletic equipmentRecently, the Citrus County School District sponsored a used athletic equipment program. The program collected more than 3,000 pounds of used and new items including golf, tennis, baseball, basketball and soccer equipment. All items were donated to Operation Shoebox and forwarded to the military personnel stationed in Afghanistan. Other contributors were CUB, Fleet Reserve Association Branch 186 and the Citrus County Sheriffs Office for providing the transportation of the items to the warehouse. From left are: Bill Rossfeld, CUB Board of Directors president; Sam Himmel, superintendent of shchools; and Bob Huscher, Fleet Reserve program coordinator.Special to the Chronicle Citizens Academy helpsThe Sheriffs Citizens Academy Alumni Association presented a check to the Citrus County Sheriffs Shop With a Cop program in December. This is a program in which kids are taken to the Walmart store at Christmastime and, with a set amount of money, shop for their families while accompanied by members of the CCSO. From left are: Dawn Faherty, program coordinator; Jonna Wing, president, CAAA; Charles Hildago, vice president, CAAA; and Todd Farnham, program coordinator.Special to the Chronicle

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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2013 C9CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEENTERTAINMENT PHILLIPALDER Newspaper Enterprise Assn.Author Isaac Asimov said, If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldnt brood. Id type a little faster. Whenever you are on defense and the dummy has come down, ask yourself from where you might get the winners that you need to defeat the contract. In this deal, East-West need six tricks to beat two spades. When West leads the heart king and East signals enthusiastically with the 10, West can see five winners: one spade, three hearts and one club. But from where is the sixth winner coming? Souths two-spade overcall was part of the Cappelletti convention, showing spades and either minor. West should realize that it is unlikely his side will get two diamond tricks. South must have something for his vulnerable overcall. And if that is the case, West probably needs to take two trump tricks, which will be possible if East began with exactly four hearts. (East wont have five, because he would have transferred out of one no-trump.) After the king and queen of hearts, West can play a heart to Easts ace. Then leading the last heart promotes a second trump trick for West. (If South ruffs low, West overruffs; if South ruffs high, West discards.) But will East know to play the last heart? Probably not; he is highly likely to shift to a diamond. To save East from himself, West should cash the diamond ace before playing the third heart. This ace denies the king; with the ace and king of diamonds, West would cash the king first, not the ace. 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Two pilots vie for the love of the same woman. PG-13 (TDC) 53 34 53 24 26Dual Survival (In Stereo) Dual Survival (In Stereo) Dual Survival (In Stereo) Dual Survival (In Stereo) Africa (In Stereo) Dual Survival (In Stereo) (TLC) 50 46 50 29 30Long Island MediumMy 600-Lb. Life PGMy 600-Lb. Life: Melissas Story PG My 600-Lb. Life PGMy 600-Lb Life (TMC) 350 261 350 Shade Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Undead (2009) Wes Craven Presents: Dracula 2000 (2000) (In Stereo) R BloodRayne: The Third Reich (2010) Natassia Malthe. The Crying Game (1992) R (TNT) 48 33 48 31 34Castle Kick the Ballistics PG Castle Eye of the Beholder PG Castle Undead Again PG Castle Always (In Stereo) PG Castle Flowers for Your Grave PG Southland Bats and Hats (TOON) 38 58 38 33 Level UpLevel UpLevel UpLevel UpLevel UpAdvenKing/HillKing/HillAmericanAmericanFam. GuyFam. Guy (TRAV) 9 54 9 44Bizarre FoodsFoodFoodBizarre FoodsExtreme RVs GExtreme RVs GExtreme RVs G (truTV) 25 55 25 98 55Cops PGCops PGWorlds Dumbest...PawnPawnPawnPawnHardcorePawnWorlds Dumbest... (TVL) 32 49 32 34 24M*A*S*HM*A*S*HCosbyCosbyRaymondRaymondRaymondRaymondClevelandClevelandKingKing (USA) 47 32 47 17 18Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Law & Order: Special Victims Unit White Collar Shoot the Moon (N) PG Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (WE) 117 69 117 Charmed (In Stereo) PG Charmed Oh My Goddess PG CSI: Miami Hell Night CSI: Miami Speed-dating. CSI: Miami Pirated (In Stereo) CSI: Miami After the Fall (WGN-A) 18 18 18 18 20ChrisChrisFunny Home VideosMotherMotherMotherMotherWGN News at NineFunny Home Videos Dear Annie: Several years ago, I stayed with my aunt and uncle for a week. My aunt sent me down to the basement to tell my uncle to come upstairs for dinner. When I turned the corner, I caught him pulling up his pants in front of the computer screen. He asked me not to tell my aunt, and I didnt. During my time there, he did several other things that made me uncomfortable. He asked me personal questions about womens bodies, and one time when I was alone with him, he hugged me from behind, pushing himself against me. Eventually, I told my parents about it. Although they believed me, I dont think they ever said anything to my aunt and uncle. So I made my own rules about how close to get to him when we visited. The reason Im writing is because I have two younger sisters, both teenagers, and I have noticed my uncle looking at them when we visit. Even more troubling, my uncle has two young granddaughters who visit on a regular basis. While I dont like to think hed do anything to them, my aunt and uncle often babysit for the girls, so he has regular opportunities to be alone with them. The situation worries me, but I dont know what to do. Im pretty sure neither my aunt nor my adult cousins have any idea whats going on. My parents arent eager to create a rift, and the grandkids really love their grandpa. But I would feel awful if I later learned he had abused these kids. If my parents dont address the situation, should I tell my aunt? My cousins? Dont Want It To Happen Again Dear Dont Want: That hug from behind was a type of molestation. Your uncle isnt likely to change his behavior on his own, so it is important that the relatives be informed and the younger children protected. Tell your parents that if they are unwilling to handle this, you will talk to your sisters and adult cousins. Your cousins may not believe that their father would harm their kids, and they may be angry with you, but they should know nonetheless. Dear Annie: Like Worried and Confused in Calif., I am also turned off by a dear friend who allows her dog to eat off of her plates and slurp from the same glass. If it were only in her own home, it wouldnt bother me too much. But Beth brings her dog to my house and does the same thing. It is very annoying. Beth is wonderfully generous, kind and ethical. I cannot think of a way to tell her without hurting her. Do you have any suggestions? Love the Friend and Her Dog, But Dear But: You have already given Beth the impression you dont mind, so it will require telling her directly that she either not bring her dog, or not allow the dog to lick the plates. You can be gentle about it, saying youve become more concerned about germs lately and would prefer that the dog eat from a dish youve supplied for him instead of off of her plate. You might have to remind her a few times, but if shes as generous, kind and ethical as you say, she will comply. Dear Annie: You often recommend grief counseling for readers whose loved ones have died, and you say to check with their local hospital. Id like to suggest an alternative. Not all hospitals offer grief counseling, except in the immediate aftermath of a death. But hospices throughout the country offer bereavement support, and the vast majority of them serve the entire community, often at no cost. Please encourage anyone who is grieving to explore what is offered in their community through local hospices. Loyal Reader Annies Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Email your questions to anniesmail box@comcast.net, or write to: Annies Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 Third St., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254. To find out more about Annies Mailbox and read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at www.creators.com. ANNIES MAILBOX Bridge (Answers tomorrow) BASIC APARTPRIMER MUTINY Yesterdays Jumbles: Answer: If politicians ever truly started to work together, then it would be BYE-PARTISAN Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, as suggested by the above cartoon.THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAMEby David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek Unscramble these four Jumbles, one letter to each square, to form four ordinary words. SLACH RUTOC BORREK SIGTED Tribune Media Services, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 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(In Stereo) R (FNC) 44 37 44 32Special ReportFOX Report The OReilly FactorHannity (N) Greta Van SusterenThe OReilly Factor (FOOD) 26 56 26 Chopped Chopped Chopped G Chopped G Chopped Chopped (FSNFL) 35 39 35 In MagicMagicNBA Basketball Charlotte Bobcats at Orlando Magic.MagicIn MagicGameWorld Poker Tour (FX) 30 60 30 51Two and Half Men Two and Half Men Rush Hour 2 (2001, Action) Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, John Lone. PG-13 The Ultimate Fighter (N) D,L,V Justified Money Trap (N) MA The Americans Gregory MA (GOLF) 727 67 727 CentralPGA TourGolfLearningPGA Tour Golf PGA TourCentralGolf (HALL) 59 68 59 45 54Brady Bunch Brady Bunch Brady Bunch Brady Bunch Happy Days G Happy Days G Happy Days G Happy Days G Frasier PGFrasier PGFrasier PGFrasier PG (HBO) 302 201 302 2 250 First Dates Chronicle (2012) Dane DeHaan. 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R (MAX) 320 221 320 3 3Your Hgh The Running Man (1987) Arnold Schwarzenegger. Whats Your Number? (2011) Anna Faris, Chris Evans. (In Stereo) R Virtuosity (1995) Denzel Washington. R Girls in Bed (MSNBC) 42 41 42 PoliticsNation (N)Hardball MatthewsThe Ed Show (N)Rachel MaddowThe Last WordThe Ed Show WANT MORE PUZZLES? Look for Sudoku and Wordy Gurdy puzzles in the Classified pages.

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C10TUESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLECOMICS Pickles Citrus Cinemas 6 Inverness; 637-3377 Escape from Planet Earth (PG) In 3D. 1:45 p.m., 7:40 p.m. No passes. Escape from Planet Earth (PG) 4:45 p.m. No passes. Safe Haven (PG-13)1 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 7:30 p.m. A Good Day to Die Hard (R) 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:20 p.m. No passes. Beautiful Creatures (PG-13) 12:45 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 7:10 p.m. Identity Thief (R) ID required. 1:15 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. Warm Bodies (PG-13) 1:40 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Crystal River Mall 9; 564-6864 Safe Haven (PG-13)1:30 p.m., 4:20 p.m., 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m. A Good Day to Die Hard (R) 2 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:20 p.m., 7:50 p.m. No passes. Beautiful Creatures (PG-13) 1:10 p.m., 4 p.m., 7:10 p.m. Escape from Planet Earth (PG) In 3D. 1:05 p.m., 7:35 p.m. No passes. Escape from Planet Earth (PG) 4:30 p.m. No passes. Side Effects (R) 1:40 p.m., 4:55 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Identity Thief (R) 1:25 p.m., 4:25 p.m., 7:25 p.m. Warm Bodies (PG-13) 1:20 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (R) In 3D. 1:50 p.m., 4:05 p.m. No passes. Lincoln (PG-13) 1 p.m., 4:10 p.m. Visit www.chronicleonline.com for area movie listings and entertainment information. Peanuts Garfield For Better or For Worse Sally Forth Beetle Bailey Dilbert The Grizzwells The Born Loser Blondie Doonesbury Kit N Carlyle Rubes Dennis the Menace The Family Circus Betty Big Nate Arlo and Janis Frank & Ernest Times provided by Regal Cinemas and are subject to change; call ahead. TodaysMOVIES WJUF-FM 90.1 National Public WHGN-FM 91.9 Religious WXCV-FM 95.3 Adult Mix. WXOF-FM 96.3 Adult Mix WEKJ FM 96.7, 103.9 Religious WSKY 97.3 FM News Talk WXJB 99.9 FM News Talk WRGO-FM 102.7 Oldies WYKE-FM 104.3 Sports Talk WDUV 105.5 FM Hudson WJQB-FM 106.3 Oldies WFJV-FM 103.3 s to s WRZN-AM 720 Adult Mix LocalRADIO V JWP LXEE VL WEE VP NTPU ... UEWRPXNN, ETSX, BTM, KPFWAAVPXNN. XWJF NTPU, MTKGX LXEEVPU W NLTGM WPR WJLVPU. AWLLV AWUXPrevious Solution: The ship of democracy, which has weathered all storms, may sink through the mutiny of those on board. Grover Cleveland (c) 2013 by NEA, Inc., dist. by Universal Uclick 2-19

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TUESDAY,FEBRUARY19,2013C 11 CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE CLASSIFIEDS Fax: (352) 563-5665 l Toll Free: (888) 852-2340 l Email: classifieds@chronicleonline.com l website: www.chronicleon line.comTo place an ad, call563-5966 ChronicleClassifiedsClassifieds In Print and Online All The Time699186 000DVNQ 000DVO2 Hand Knotted Wool Oriental 4X 6 $270, Old Hand Woven Oriental Wool 6 x 8 $290, 352-527-2729 LARGE SOLID WOOD ARMOIRE light color plain modern design $250 352-897-4154 Mattress Sets Beautiful Factory Seconds twin $99.95 full $129.95 qn $159.95, kg $249.95 352-621-4500 Oak Dining Room Table 42 Round $100, Brown Lazy Boy Rocker/Recliner $300 352-621-3034 Oak Sewing Machine Cabinet w/chair $60 Singer Sewing Machine $40 352-621-3034 SEAFOAM GREEN QUEEN SLEEPER SOFA& 2 CHAIRS /microfiber fabric with upgraded queen mattress in sofa. Matching overstuffed chairs. $600 Call 352-419-4482 SMALLER PRETTY SECTIONALFlorida print, very clean $150 352-897-4154 SOFA brown, microsuede 1 yr. old, $275 352-746-6678 SOLID OAK Computer Desk w/ hutch 58 W call or text for pics $100.00 352-302-2004 Triple Dresser w/ Mirror, 10 Drawer Excel. Cond. $250. (352) 220-3883 TWIN BEDS Mattresses, Box Springs and Frames $75.00 each 352-382-7454 Wicker Etagere 5 ft White $60 352-746-2329 WINE CABINET, WOOD, EUC off white holds 20 bottles of wine & has one drawer. 352-249-7212 $85.00 Chipper/ShredderTroy-BiltTomahawk, Briggs & Stratton gas engine. $700 OBO (352) 601-3174 Murray Rider,40 Cut, Exc.Cond. $425. (352) 637-4718 Sabre by John Deere, Riding Mower 15HP, 38 cut. $300 (352) 344-2297 CRYSTAL RIVERTues, Wed, Thurs. Fri. 2 Complete Queen BR sets, table w/ 4 chairs, patio table & chairs & MISC. ITEMS Call (352) 794-3693 100%LEATHER COAT Full length beige color size 1x but runs on small size.worn 3 times. cost $150.00 asking $90.00 or best offer 352-503-7865 100%LEATHER COAT Full length beige color size 1x but runs on small size.worn 3 times. cost $150.00 asking $90.00 or best offer 352-503-7865 BOYS WINTER CLOTHING SIZES 5 & 6 SHIRTS, PANTS & JACKETS $25 352-613-0529 CHARLES KLEIN LEATHER JACKET LADIES SM. POLYESTER LINING. NICE $45.00 352 527 1193 LEATHER JACKET COMINTMENS WESTERN FRINGED MEDIUM $45.00 352 527 1193 PROM DRESS DESIGNER Long, blue, size 13/14, strapless $45 call or text 352-302-2004 PROM DRESS Jade designer collection long, purple, 1 shoulder, size 12 $65 call 352-302-2004 PROM DRESS Red/Black. halter, size10/12 $35 call or text 352-302-2004 GPS Magellan Roadmate 5220-LM New $90.00 352-637-5969 Phone Samsung Galaxy Prevail boost/android new $65.00 352-628-4210 SHARP32 TV WITH REMOTE $20 352-613-0529 SPEAKER 2-Way SEAS Center Channel HomeTheatre Speaker, Danish Quality $100 341-0450 TECHNICS DIRECT DRIVETURNTABLE $5.00 352-344-2321 TV (2) 32 color tvs, both work good, $25.00 each 352-400-0452 after 5:00 YAMAHARECEIVER & TECHNICS DUAL STEREO CASSETTE PLAYER $100 352-613-0529 YAMAHASPEAKERS SET OF 5 GOOD CONDITION $100 352-613-0529 2 Doors Framed $40., obo 12 Windows Large $250 obo Will separte (352) 270-8044 Diestler Computer New & Used systems repairs. Visa/ MCard 352-637-5469 HPTOWER PC 2GHz Dual Core,250GB Drive,1GB RAM 24xDVD,Card Reader,5.1 $100 341-0450 4Bush Hog good condition 352-422-4548 Patio Furniture Set 14 pieces, 40 x 66 glass top table with umbrella, 6 chairs, 2 recliners, 2 glass top side table, 2 ottomans black, anodized metal frame w/ taupe mesh fabric, very good cond. $400. Lanai furniture, 38 x 66 table w/ marble oval insert, can hold umbrella 4 chairs with taupe dble thick cushions anodized antique bronze metal frame good cond $250. (352) 382-2497 2 X-long twin mattresses & box springs w/ adj frames $125; one Qn Matress & Box Spring $40. Both in great Cond. (352) 341-1241 4 Bar Stools Bar height swivel, $150, Palm Tree pedestal table glass top $50. 4 Large, Heavy Oak Chairs w/ arms $150. (352) 422-2164 6 Pc. King, Size Set with boxspring & mattress $450. (352) 860-2792 AREARUG 8X11 $20. 352-422-2164 Bedspreads 2 twin, White Matelasse, w/matching shams $45 ea. set 352-527-2729 BroyHill Decan Dinning roomset,2 leafs, rectangle table, 6 high back chair, china hutch, exec. cont. $550.00 718-666-6624 BREAKFAST NOOK Table & 4 Cushioned Chairs, 48 Beveled Glass Top, Rattan Excellent Condition $225. Call 352-382-3802 Contour Adjustable Bed, Twin, Premier Sleep System, variable speed massage, w/ waves & timer & remote control $1,000 (352) 344-3827 FOLDING BED TWIN $30 352-777-1256 Full Size 4 Piece Bedroom Set $100. (352) 726-8474 GLASS TOP END TABLE w/elephant base good condition $60 352-465-1262 LEATHER LIVING ROOM SET, In Original Plastic, Never Used, ORG $3000, Sacrifice $975. CHERRY, BEDROOM SET S olid Wood, new in factory boxes$895 Can Deliver. Bill (813)298-0221. BEAUTIFULGREEN MABLE SPANeeds motor / frame work. 100.00 firm Linda 341-2271 KIDS SUITBlack pinned striped,worn once.Size 12 huskey.30.00 obo Linda 341-2271 DISHWASHER White Energy Star Frigidaire 2010 Gallery Quiet,Clean,Must Sell $100 341-0450 KENMORE DRYERAll Digital 12 settings Good condition White 2005 model #84092 $100 341-0450 KENMORE DRYERAll Digital 12 settings Good condition White 2005 model #84092 $100 341-0450 Maytag Gemini Range electric, double oven, self cleaning smooth service. $300 & Matching Microwave 2.0 cu ft. $75. Both Bisque (352) 628-5138 REFRIGERATOR GE apartment size 3ft tall, 2ft wide, great shape-$50(352)212-1596 REFRIGERATOR GE Refrigerator/Freezer 67x 28x 30. $75.00 352-503-9354 SMITTYSAPPLIANCE REPAIR.Also wanted dead or alive washers & dryers. FREE pick up 352-564-8179 WHIRLPOOL Dishwasher $100 352-746-1447 CHAIR-desk/computer, grey, adj height, rocker, good shape, $25 (352)212-1596 DUDLEYS AUCTION 2AUCTIONSThurs: 2/21 EstateAdventure 4000 S Fl Ave(US41S) Inverness 3pm Outside 4:30 Irish Christmas w/400+ Angel & Santas & 6pm inside w Full Auction Hall Estate Furniture, tools & Wood lathes Fri: 2/23 Mobile Home 2/2 @Cloverleaf Farms MH Park ,238 Middleton St. Brooksville 34601 11am SOLDABSOLUTE *check website www.dudleys auction.com 637-9588 10%BP Au2267AB1667 DUDLEYS AUCTION AUCTIONRestaurant Equip. Liquidation Tues, 2/19/13 Preview: 9am Auction: 10am 14 Hwy-19 N (near SR40) Inglis, FL 34449 Formerly Backwater Southern Grill,All Equipment & dcor must go!*check website www.dudleys auction.com 637-9588 10%BP Au2267AB1667 12X36 WOOD LATHE Good working order. Was $275 new. Will take $175 352-726-7898 14 Abrasive Cut-Off Saw 4085IIT $50 Craftsman 4 drawer work table, steel top $75. 352-447-6139 Auto-Repair Manuals 1981, 1977-1983 $50. 352-447-6139 SAWS Ryobi 9 Band Saw $40; Skill 10 Table Saw $60 (352) 628-4118 TOOLBOX diamond plate, locking, great shape, fits ranger/S10, $75 (352)212-1596 Wood LatheChizzles Included $100. (352) 628-9175 42 MAGNAVOX PLASMAFLAT SCREENTV $150. Metal stand $25.00. 352-726-0264 RESIDENTIAL ELECTRICIANMust have 5 years exp. Current on Codes & DF, Call (352) 746-6825 STUCCOMechanic Wanted Crew leader position send inquiries and resume to david@ colonystone.com APPT. SETTERS NEEDED$500. Sign on Bonus. Great Commission Pay and weekly bonuses Call Bob 352-628-3500 NEWSPAPER CARRIER WANTEDNewspaper carrier wanted for early morning delivery of the Citrus County Chronicle and other newspapers for home delivery customers. 3 to 4 hours per day. Must have insured and reliable vehiclepreferable a van SUV, or pick up with a cap -Large enough to hold our Sunday product Apply in Person 1624 N Medowcrest Blvd, Crystal River Monday to Friday 8am-5pm Newspaper carriers are independent contractors, not employees of the Citrus County Chronicle SALES PERSONEnergetic Sales Person Needed. Experience preferred but not required. A willingness to learn all facets of operations, Apply in Person BADCOCK & MORE 150 S Suncoast Blvd YARD & FACILITYHELP NEEDEDNeed dependable person with flexible schedule. Must be able to drive a forklift & load cable reels onto flatbeds; maintain Shop cleanliness, mow, weed-eat and pick-up parts as needed. Monday through Friday, 7AM to 3:30PM; ocassional Saturdays. Please apply in person at F&H Contractors 9250 WestAtlas Drive, Homosassa, 34428. MEDICALBILLING TRAINEES NEEDED Train to become a Medical OfficeAssistant. NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! Online training gets you Job ready ASAP. HS Diploma/GED & PC/Internet needed! (888)374-7294 FLAG-U.S. military in wood/glass display case,perfect, never flown,-$40(352)212-1596 Nascar Team Caliber dicast collectable cars $200. Qty 25 various yrs. 97-01 Monster Inc,Capillar Big Kmart352 201 2120 I I I I I I I I Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 I I I I I I I I EXP. LINE COOKS & SERVERSApply in Person COACHS PUB & EATERY Mon-Fri. 8am-11am & 2pm-4pm 114 W. Main St. Inverness 11582 N. Williams St. Dunnellon Save-A-Lot Shopping Center HIRING COOKS or Kitchen Help & SERVERSServers Must be 18 or older. Apply Fishermans Restaurant 12311 E Gulf to Lake (352) 637-5888 Closed Mon. & Tues Part time Server & CookFor Lunch at Florida Artists Galary Cafe Floral City Resident Preferred Apply 3pm-4pm 8219 Orange Ave. RETAIL, FOOD ASSOCIATES & COOKSAPPLY IN PERSON Saturday 2/23 9:00-11:00 am Only WILDSIDE CAFE9225 W. Fishbowl Dr. Homosassa ADVERTISING INSIDE SALES RepresentativeThe Citrus County Chronicle is now accepting applications for an Advertising Inside Sales Representative. Must have minimum of 2 years sales experience with proven sales results. Must be able to maintain current account base as well as prospecting for new clients over the phone. Fast paced environment that requires ability to multi task with ease. Computer proficiency a must. Excellent organizational and customer service skills. Fax cover letter and resume to HR at: (352)564-2935 or email: djkamlot@chronicle online.com Final applicant must undergo a drug screening. EOE COMMERCIAL INSURANCE CSRCommercial Insurance CSR and inside sales position needed. Knowledge of AMS360 preferred. Email resume toTracy Fero at t fero@fero insurance.com or call 352-422-2160 ENERGETIC RETAILSALESW/Sales Experience for gift shop in Inverness, min 30 hrs. Mail ResumeTo: PO Box 1282, Inverness, FL34451 SALES PERSONEnergetic Sales Person Needed. Experience preferred but not required. Awillingness to learn all facets of operations, Apply in Person BADCOCK & MORE 150 S Suncoast Blvd EXPMECHANICMust have tools Must have D.lic./Trans apply in person AmericanAuto 8696 W. Halls River Rd FRAMER WANTEDFor immediate employed. Experi ence Requir ed PT may lead to FT. Fax resume to 352-637-4141 or call (352) 637-4138 Legal AssistantFor busy Law Firm Min 5 yr legal asst/ paralegal exp reqd. Competitive salary/ benefits. FAX RESUME: 352-726-3180 Only qualified candidates considered I I I I I I I I Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 I I I I I I I I Avante At invernessIs currently looking forLPNsFull time All Shifts& CNASApply online at Avantecenters.com Dental AssistantMust be proficient in crown & bridge temporizing&Dental HygienistCall 352-465-3008 or fax resume to 352-465-3009 F/T Dental AssistantExperience required. Fax Resume To: 352-795-1637 or Email casie@rswanson dental.com F/T Dental HygienistFax Resume To: 352-795-1637 or Email casie@rswanson dental.com FRONT DESK SPECIALISTFull/Part time, for Busy Office. Only those w/front desk, health care exp. considered. Computer & Insurance exp. needed. EMAIL RESUME T O: billingdept@ nbccdro.com LPNsAll Shifts, Full Time & Part Time Exp. PreferredLife Enrichment CoordinatorApply at: Superior Residences of Lecanto Memory Care 4865 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy (352)746-5483 Drug free workplace dselsavage@ superioralf.com mriggleman@ superioralf.com NEEDEDExperienced,Caring & DependableCNAs/HHAsHourly & Live-in,flex schedule offeredLOVING CARE(352) 860-0885 RNs, PT & OTS LPNs, Phsych Nurse, & STOffice Staff w/medical background, CITRUS & HERNANDO(352) 794-6097 Executive Asst.Email resume to: resume2013ncf @gmail.com INSURANCE AGENT WANTEDLooking for licensed 220 or 440 customer service agent, salary plus benefits. email resume to: david@birdinsurance group.com NEW YEAR NEW CAREER! Tired of dead end jobs? Sick of workplace uncertainty? New opportunities with established 35+ year local company Looking for goal oriented individuals Training provided Average compensation $50k+ yr. Company sponsored trips and incentives2 Positions OpenFor immediate hire Fax Resume to Karen 352-726-6813 or Call 352-726-7722 FL. JUMBO SHRIMP 15ct @ $5.00lb, Stone Crabs@ $6.00lb Delivered 352-795-0077 2 Lost Dogs Blk lab mix(Baron), Blk & White hound mix (Cracker) off Dunklin/Citrus Springs 352-292-2759 32nd Degree Scottish Right Ring Lost in Vicinity of Sweet Bay, Inverness 352-209-1316 Black Labrador Retriever, about 1 yrs old, answers to Buddy, lost in vicinity of W. Dunnellon Rd Owner is heartbroken. (352) 400-3302 (352) 795-8662 Found Girls Coat Like new Gray on Croft (352) 341-8479 GOLDEN LAB Name is Shadow, hes very friendly, approx. 80lbs Connell Heights 352-364-2646 Lost Cell Phone Samsung Android w/Hot Pink Cover. Left in Cab on 2/8 or 2/9 evening. Cab ride was from Beverly HIlls to Homosassa. Pls Call me (352) 279-5217 or (352) 270-4164 Lost Dog, Boston Terrier, Female, Brindle & White, Gospel Island Reward(352) 726-7980 Wallet in Homosassa. Ohio DL, Regions Bank Card. 503-7279 White Chihuahua found at Lakeside County Club Inverness call 726-1461 FL. JUMBO SHRIMP 15ct @ $5.00lb, Stone Crabs@ $6.00lb Delivered 352-795-0077 SDS 2 Work Station Looking to Rent or purchase call Joe 352-503-2108 Fero Memorial Grdns 2 lots for sale. 2 plots in each lot. $4500/ lot. (352) 628-4051 SECRETARYFamily owned and operated Pest Control Business Office experience preferred, but will train right candidate. Apply in Person at 8822 E. Moccasin Slough Rd Inverness 34450 Wed-Fri. 9A-12P (352) 726-3921 jdsmithpest @gmail.com Todays New Ads HARLYDAVIDSON08, 1200cc Sportster classic 976mi. showroom condition, $9500 (352) 447-1244 HOMOSASSA2/1, 2 porches, W/D, $500m 352-628-6643 INVERNESS MOVING SALE Saturday 23, 9a-5p 9022 E. Island Drive ITASCA2007 Navaron 23H Mercedes Diesel, 2.7L, 17 mpg, generator,AC, one slide out, sleeps 5, excellent condition, $55,000 make offer 352-422-1309 Kayak $300 and Scaffold $350 352-447-1244 KAYAK Kayak, Blackwater 13.5Tandem Kayak by Dagger. Removable child seat. Storage compartment in rear with rudder. Comes with cover, 2 life jackets and paddle. $450.00 OBO. 352-637-1731 LINCOLN1999 Continental Exc. Condition, 27mpg hwy, Garage kept, $4500 352-422-4548 Maytag Gemini Range electric, double oven, self cleaning smooth service. $300 & Matching Microwave 2.0 cu ft. $75. Both Bisque (352) 628-5138 Ruger LCP new never fired.380 ACP, light weight for CWP 1 box of ammo,$450.00 352-637-0844 TRADITIONS Buckhunter inline 50 Caliber, blk powder $100. (352) 447-6139 Triple Dresser w/ Mirror, 10 Drawer Excel. Cond. $250. (352) 220-3883 TWIN BEDS Mattresses, Box Springs and Frames $75.00 each 352-382-7454 Wanted to buy Gun Safe Steel, for long guns, for 20 to 40 Guns 352-303-2525 $$ TOPDOLLAR $$ For Wrecked, Junk or Unwanted Cars/Trucks $$ (352) 201-1052 $$ $$ CASH PAID $$for junk vehicles. 352-634-5389 BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID-$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 FREE REMOV AL Appliances, Window AC, Riding Mowers, & Metals, 8Satelite Dish & MORE 352-270-4087 BLACK LAB MIX Female, 3 yrs old 58lbs, spade, microchipped, crate trained, no cats or sml children, call or text 352-895-1336 FREE 2 six wk old bunnies, 1 female Golden Lab spayed, 2 yrs old house broken (352) 502-5302 Call after 4:30PM NeedAFriend with same interests Retired Oriental Lady No smoking,drinking or drugs. Healthy will share Tsai P.O, Box 895 Waldo, Fl. 32694 Single White Widow Seeking, 1 healthy honest, country gentleman for companionship. He Should be 65-80 Love of country and bluegrass music a plus. (352) 344-0002 Todays New Ads 2007 PACE CAR HAULER32 ft Enclosed Gooseneck w/liv qtrs. $15,500. For more info call 352-560-7247 14 Abrasive Cut-Off Saw 4085IIT $50 Craftsman 4 drawer work table, steel top $75. 352-447-6139 4Bush Hog good condition 352-422-4548 Auto-Repair Manuals 1981, 1977-1983 $50. 352-447-6139 BroyHill Decan Dinning roomset,2 leafs, rectangle table, 6 high back chair, china hutch, exec. cont. $550.00 718-666-6624 BUICK, Regal, LS, custom 4 DR. Loaded, only 70K stereo, leather, V6 alloys, garaged, clean $4,850. 352-212-4882 CHICKS & DUCKLINGS Delaware, Buff, Silkie, Frizzle Chicks $4.50ea Cayuga, Pekin, Buff Ducklings $7ea. all are straight run. 727-517-5337 (Brooksville) CRYSTAL RIVERTues, Wed, Thurs. Fri. 2 Complete Queen BR sets, table w/ 4 chairs, patio table & chairs & MISC. ITEMS Call (352) 794-3693 Fish Tanks, and stands, 352-447-1244 Guardian Air Cooled, Automatic stand by Generator, by Generac Pwr. Systems Inc., This model is a compact, high performance, air cooled, engine driven generator designed to automatically supply electrical power to operate critical loads during a utility power failure. This unit is factory installed, in an all weather, metal enclosure, that is intended exclusively for outdoor installation. The generator will operate using either, propane, or natural gas, This unit comes with product registration card. Generator installation guidelines book and installation and owners manual. 2013 model, list for 3,900 this is a 2008 model w/ no to low hours, volts 120/240 amp 130/ 65, W1600 3,600 rmp, suggested retail value $2,500 Asking $,1,750 obo (352) 382-1352

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C12TUESDAY,FEBRUARY19,2013 CLASSIFIEDS CITRUSCOUNTY( FL ) CHRONICLE 000DD16 LLC CARPET CAREC O M P L E T E C A R P E T C A R E C O M P L E T E C A R P E T C A R E COMPLETE CARPET CARELic & Ins Specializing in: Specializing in: Carpet Stretching Carpet Stretching Carpet Repair Carpet Repair 5 R OOMS & H ALLWAY $ 89 95CARPET & UPHOLSTERYCLEANING 352-282-1480 cell 352-547-1636 officeFree In Home Estimates Lifetime Warranty ELECTRICAL REPAIR 352-621-1248Thomas Electric, LLC Residential/Commercial ServiceGenerac Centurion Guardian Generators Factory Authorized Technicians ER0015377 Stand Alone Generator 000E28N CLEAN UPS & CLEAN OUTSNEED SOMEONE TO GET RID OF YOUR JUNK?IF YOU WANT IT TAKEN AWAY...CALLFOR A FREE ESTIMATE TODAY!352-220-9190 WEMAKEITDISAPPEAR FOR LESS 000DWEQ ROOFINGAAA ROOFINGCall the LeakbustersLic./Ins. CCC057537Free Written Estimate Crystal River563-0411Inverness726-8917 www.aaaroofingfl.homestead.com $100 OFFAny Re-RoofMust present coupon at time contract is signed PAINTING 352-465-6631 Ferraros PaintingInterior & Exterior PressureWashing FREE ESTIMATES Repaint Specialist000DMI0 000DX71 WINDOW CLEANING Window Cleaning Window Tinting Pressure Washing Gutter CleaningFREE ESTIMATES352-503-8465Bonded & Insuredwww.windowgenie.com/springhill 0 0 0 D V U J HANDYMAN Rons Affordable Handyman Services All Home Repairs Small Carpentry Fencing Screening Clean Dryer Vents Affordable & Dependable Experience lifelong 352-344-0905 cell: 400-1722Licensed & Insured Lic.#37761 One Day Bath Remodeling In Just One Day,We will Install A Beautiful New Bathtub or Shower Right Over Your Old One!!! Tub to Shower Conversions Too!!!Visit our Ocala Showroom or call1-352-624-8827For a FREE In-Home Estimate!BATHFITTER.COM BATH REMODELINGBATHFITTER000DRNY Licensed & Insured352-400-3188YOUR INTERLOCKING BRICK PAVER SPECIALIST Often imitated, never duplicated IS IT TIME TO REFINISH YOUR POOL? POOLS AND PA VERSAdd an artistic touch to your existing yard or pool or plan something completely new! QUALITY WORK AT A FAIR PRICE!COPESPOOL AND PAVER LLC000DZSL Copes Pool & Pavers ATREE SURGEON Lic. & Ins. Lowest Rates Free est. (352)860-1452 All Tractor & Tree Work Household, Equipment & Machinery Moving (352) 302-6955 DOUBLE JTree Service Stump Grinding, bulk mulch, lic/ins 302-8852 KINGs LAND CLEARING & TREE SERVICE Complete tree & stump removal hauling, demo & tractor work. 32 yrs. exp. (352) 220-9819 LAWNCARE N MORE Leaves, bushes, beds, cleanup, hauling. treework 352-726-9570 R WRIGHT TREE Service Tree Removal & Trimming. Ins. & Lic.# 0256879 352-341-6827 REALTREE SERVICE(352) 220-7418 **Tax Specials** RON ROBBINS Tree Service Trim, Shape & Remve, Lic/Ins. Free est. 352-628-2825 344-2556, Richard Water Pump Service & Repairs-all makes & models. Call anytime! Estates/Auction Services ESTATE SALES Pricing to Final Check W e Ease S tress! 352344-0333 or 422-2316 DGS SERVICES LLC Reroofs Metal Roofs REPAIRS Home Inspector 414-8693 MACS MOBILE R V REP AIR & MAINT RVTC Certified Tech 352-613-0113, Lic/Ins. Attention Consumers! 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 dont see a license number in the ad, you should inquire about it and be suspicious that you may be contacting an unlicensed business.The Citrus County Chronicle wants to ensure that our ads meet the requirements 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 government offices. COUNTYWIDE DRY-WALL25 ys exp lic2875,all your drywall needs Ceiling & Wall Repairs. Pop Corn Removal 352-302-6838 All Tractor & Tree Work Househld, Equipment & Machinery Moving (352) 302-6955 JEFFS Cleanup/Hauling Clean outs/Dump Runs Lawns/Brush Removal Lic. (352) 584-5374 LAWNCARE N MORE Leaves, bushes, beds, cleanup, hauling. treework 352-726-9570 CHRIS SATCHELL PAINTINGASAP 30 yrs. Exp., Excel. Ref. Insured 352-464-1397 CALLSTELLAR BLUE All Int./ Ext. Painting Needs. Lic. & Ins. FREE EST. (352) 586-2996 INTERIOR/EXTERIOR & ODD JOBS. 30 yrs J. Hupchick Lic./Ins. (352) 726-9998 CALLSTELLAR BLUE All Int./ Ext. Painting Needs. Lic. & Ins. FREE EST. (352) 586-2996 BEATANYPRICE Paint & Power Wash Lawn & Trees Trim Jim (352) 246-2585 PIC PICARDS PRESSURE CLEANING& PAINTING 352-341-3300 All phases of T ile Handicap Showers, Safety Bars, Flrs. 422-2019 Lic. #2713 Marcias Best Clean Experienced Expert lic+ref, Free Estimates **call 352-560-7609** NA TURE COAST CLEANING Res. Rate-$20 hr. No Time Wasted! 352-564-3947 THE KLEEN TEAM Residential/Comm. Lic., Bonded, Insured (352) 419-6557 AllAROUND TRACTORLandclearing, Hauling Site Prep, Driveways Lic/Ins 352-795-5755 BEATANYPRICE Paint & Power wash Lawn & Trees Trim Jim (352) 246-2585 LAWNCARE N MORE Leaves, bushes, beds, cleanup, hauling. treework 352-726-9570 ATYOUR HOMEMower and small engine Its Tune Up time. 352 220 4244 A-1 Hauling, Cleanups, garage clean outs, trash, furniture & misc. Mark (352) 287-0767 ALLOF CITRUS Clean Ups, Clean Outs Everything from Ato Z 352-628-6790 ANDREW JOEHL HANDYMAN. Gen. Maint/Repairs Pressure Cleaning. 0256271 352-465-9201 Af for dable Handyman FAST 100% Guar. AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 Af for dable Handyman FAST 100% Guar. AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 Af for dable Handyman FAST 100% Guar. AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 Af for dable Handyman FAST 100% Guar. AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 HANDYMAN DAVE Pressure Wash homes & drive-ways, Hauling Odd Jobs 352-726-9570 **BOB BROWNS**Fence & Landscaping 352-795-0188/220-3194 A 5 STAR COMPANY GO OWENS FENCING ALL TYPES. Free Est. Comm/Res. 628-4002 ROCKYS FENCINGFREE Est., Lic. & Insured 352 422-7279 Install, restretch, repair Clean, Sales, Vinyl Carpet, Laminent, Lic. #4857 Mitch, 201-2245 #1A+TECHNOLOGIES All Home Repairs. All TVs Installed lic#5863 352-746-3777 HELPING HANDS Transport, shopping Dr. appts errands etc Hablo Espanol 813-601-8199 COUNTYWIDE DRY-W ALL25 yrs exp. lic.2875, all your drywall needs Ceiling & Wall Repairs. Pop Corn Removal 352-302-6838 #1A+TECHNOLOGIES All Home Repairs. All TVs Installed lic.#5863 352-746-3777 DUN-RITE ELECTRIC Since / Free Est. lic EC 13002699 352-726-2907 Diestler Computer New & Used systems repairs. Visa/ MCard 352-637-5469 BIANCHI CONCRETE INC.COM ins/lic #2579 Driveways-Patios-Sidewlk. Pool deck repair /stain. 352-257-0078 FATHER & SON Decorative Concrete Textures, Stamp,Spray Crack repair, Staining, driveways, pool decks, Lic/Ins 352-527-1097 ROBS MASONRY & CONCRETE Driveways tear outs, tractor work, Lic. #1476, 726-6554 AllAROUND TRACTORLand clearing, Hauling Site Prep, Driveways Lic/Ins 352-795-5755 SMITTYSAPPLIANCE REPAIR.Also wanted dead or alive washers & dryers. FREE pick up 352-564-8179 Adult Family Care HomeAlzheimer Dementia Incontinency (SL6906450) 503-7052 HELPING HANDS Transport, shopping Dr. appts errands etc Hablo Espanol 813-601-8199 JEFFS Cleanup/Hauling Clean outs/Dump Runs Lawns/Brush Removal Lic. (352) 584-5374 THE KLEEN TEAM Residential/Comm. Lic., Bonded, Insured (352) 419-6557 000DVNW CRYSTALRIVERLarge 4br 2ba MH READYTO MOVE IN Owner Fin. Avail. CALL(352) 795-1272 FLORALCITY By Owner, 14x 60 2/2 Split Plan w/dbl roof over, w/ porch & carport on fenced 1 acre, Very Nice Quiet, Considering ALL reasonable Cash offers. 352-586-9498 FLORAL CITY Exceptionally Nice 3/2 on Beautiful 1 AC, treed lot, garage, shed, dock, Ideal for Fishing/ Airboats $95,900 716-523-8730 HERNANDO 2 MHs on 1 acre Invest-59k, mo. rent possible @1k, mls# 700425, Cridland RE S.Smith 352-634-1048 HERNANDO/486 Lg. Wkshop 2/1/den SW, w/AC,1+acre, $43,500, Cridland Real Estate JDesha (352)634-6340 HOME-ON-LANDOnly $59,900, 3/2 like new on acre. Tape-n-texture walls, new carpet & appliances,AC & heat! Warranty, $2,350 dwon, $319.22/mo P&I, W.A.C. Owner can finance. Call 352-621-9182 FLORALCITY DW, 2/2/2 carport Screen room, shed, all you need is a toothbrush to move in $17,500. Lot Rent $183. 352-344-2420 INVERNESS 55+ Park 14 x 58, 2/1, furniture, appliances, shed, scrn. porch, $8,500. (352) 419-5133 NEW 2013 2br 2baDoublewide w/10 year Warranty $39,900 Delivered & setup, a/c, skirt, steps. Call(352) 795-1272 NEW 3/2JACOBSEN HOME 5Yr. Warranty $2,650 down, only $297.44/ mo., Fixed rate W.A.C. Come and View 352-621-9181 Palm Harbor Factory liquidation sale 3 stock models must go. $39k off select 2012 models John Lyons 800-622-2832 ext 210 WE WILL BUYYOURMANUFACTURED Home. from 1976-2013 CALL(352) 795-2377 2BR/1BA, MH & Land Needs little Work $17,500 9340 W.Tonto Dr., Crystal River Call 352-382-1544 or 813-789-7431 43,900. 3/2,Dblewide. Delivered & set up, New Jacobsen. The only home with a 5 yr. warr., only $500 down and $293.40/ mo. P&I W.A.C. Must See 352-621-3807 DUDLEYS AUCTION 2AUCTIONSThurs: 2/21 EstateAdventure 4000 S Fl Ave (US 41S) Inverness 3pm Outside 4:30pm Irish Christmas w/400+ Angel & Santas & 6pm inside w Full Auction Hall Estate Furniture, tools & Wood lathes Fri: 2/23 11am MobileHome 2/2 @ Cloverleaf Farms MH Park 238 Middleton St Brooksville 34601 SOLDABSOLUTE *check website www.dudleys auction.com 637-9588 10%BP Au2267AB1667 HERNANDO$$Private Owner $$ FinancingAvailable New & Used Manufactured Homes Call 1-727-967-4230 HomosassaDbl. Wide 3/2 95% remodeled inside, 1.25 acres half-fenced, recent roofing & siding, 16x16 workshop,must-see! $69,900 (352) 621-0192 Fish Tanks, and stands, 352-447-1244 Scottish Terrier DOB 11/4 /13 Black Beauties Shots, Male & Female 1 year garauntee. (575) 491-2944 Cell Shih-Tzu Pups, Males Starting@ $400. Registered Lots of colors, Beverly Hills, FL(352)270-8827 www .aceof pup s.ne Bermuda Hay 50lbs $6 Never been rained on 795-1906 586-1906 SHAMROCK FARM, CR I I I I I I I I Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 I I I I I I I I DUNNELLON/4883/2 2Acres newly remodeled $750/mo. Sml Pet? (352) 795-6970 HERNANDO2/1, Furn. Lrg. Fm & Laun. Rm, Cprt, prvt rd. 50+Area $650/m. F/L (352) 746-0850 HERNANDO2/2 $450. mo. 1st last +dep 352-201-2428 HOMOSASSA2/1, 2 porches, W/D, $500m 352-628-6643 HOMOSASSA2BR/2 BA, No Pets $500(352) 628-5696 OLD HOMOSASSA2 bedroom. 1-1/2 bath. $475/mo $400 dep pool and clubhouse 3526284441 2006 FLEETWOOD ENTERTAINER. 32X66. OWNER MUST SELL! CALL(352) 795-1272 2br 2ba Single Wide 12yearsYOUNG. 14X66. Trade in. WILL GO F AST! $14,900YOUR BABY $19,900 Incls Delv, Set, New A/C, skirt & steps,Must See! NO HIDDEN FEES. CALL(352) 795-1272 BIGUSED HOMES 32x80 H.O.M. $50,900 28x76 H.O.M. $43,500 28x70 ScotBilt $42,500 40x42 Palm Har. $65k 28X70 Live oak $52,500 We Sell Homes for Hnder $10,000 Call & View (352) 621-9183 2 Maltese Puppies Left, 1 female $650. 1 Male $600, CKC reg. will have Fl. Health Cert.. Call to come play with them, (352) 212-4504 or (352) 212-1258 8 Month Old MALE YORKIE CKC registered all shots, house trained, loveable, affectionate Silver & brown $600.(352) 341-4009 CHICKS & DUCKLINGS Delaware, Buff, Silkie, Frizzle Chicks $4.50ea Cayuga, Pekin, Buff Ducklings $7ea. all are straight run. 727-517-5337 (Brooksville) MOXIEMy name is Moxie. My owner left me, but Ill never leave you if you take me home. Youll never find a more loyal companion than me. Moxie is a 3 y.o. Black Mouth Cur, weighs 60 lbs. He is strong, yet gentle to his humans. Likes people and seems good with children. Neutered & housebroken. He is athletic, so a fenced yard is recommended. He needs room to exercise first and then he settles down. Look in his beautiful eyes and see the love he is waiting to give his forever family. Call Donna @ 352-249-7801. REMYRemy is a joyous, active young terrier mix who was surrendered to the shelter because of neglect. Weight about 42 pounds. Dark golden brown brindle in color, neutered, heartworm -negative, appears housebroken. He is a delightful, happy dog, very eager to learn, and very intelligent. Gets along with other dogs and loves his human friends. Tries very hard to please. A fenced yard would be preferred for him, as he is very active. Call Joanne @ 352-795-1288. EVENFLO-EXER SAUCER-ACTIVITY $ 30, 352-777-1256 JUMPERS HORSE $20 BROWNAND 1 BLUE 352-777-1256 ROCKING HORSE Black-colored, rocks by rubber,ok condition, $50 (352)465-1616 STROLLERTHE WINNIE POOH $25 CAR SEATINFANT$20 ANDTODDLER $15 352-777-1256 TODDLER HEADBOARD Brand New Metal Headboard, $15 (352)465-1616 I I I I I I I I Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 I I I I I I I I BUYING Guitars, Banjos, Violins, Mandolins, Saxophones, & Tube Amplifiers, Top Dollar Paid Call Mike, Locally (352) 207-7522 CASH PAID FORJUNK MOTORCYCLES352-942-3492 WANT TO BUY HOUSE or MOBILE Any Area, Condition or Situation Fred, 352-726-9369 Wanted to buy Gun Safe Steel, for long guns, for 20 to 40 Guns 352-303-2525 PGH STEELER SKI JACKETMens med. NFLVG Cond. $25. Dunnellon 465-8495 WHEELCHAIR LIFT Easily load folded chair not scooter onto car hitch $100. Dunnellon 465-8495 Robbie RayUrban Suburban Hair Studio 352-637-0777 From Cutting Edge to Care Free Make-overs, Color, Foiling, Precision Cuts, Avant Garde hairstyles and updos. Paul Mitchell Certified. Approximately 100 Golf Clubs, Pings, MacGregger 845s & Big Berthas $200. take 1 or all (315) 466-2268 BICYCLE Brand new Trek 7200, ladies, 24 speed, 27 tires $290 OBO (352) 586-4630 BICYCLE TREK 7500 Womans, Shock Fork, Fast and Easy, Clean, 24Speeds, $195 341-0450 CLUB CAR GOLF CART Electric w/ charger, refurbished, new paint, 4 seater, $2500 (803) 842-3072 CONCEALED WEAPONS CLASS EVERYSATURDAY 11 am, $40 132 N. Florida Ave. (352) 419-4800 Concealed Weapons Permit Course DANS GUN ROOM (352) 726-5238 DAM QUICK REEL SPINNING REELAND POLE (1950s) $65.00 352 527 1193 FISHING TACKLE Rods, Reels, Lures, Line,Tackle Box, Lead Weights-other Items, $25 to $75 352-257-3288 FOLDING BICYCLES 2 bicycles $99. 352-422-2164 Freedom Arms Belt buckle Derringer 5 shot, 22 LR, $400 Buckle & Gun Winchester Model 94, lever action, .30 .30 Pre 64, $500 (208) 206-2020 Cell GOLF CLUBS Men RH TaylorTour Burner, Senior Flex 6-PW, $90,Tour Edge, Men RH Reg. Flex 4PW $80, 352-257-3288 KAYAK Kayak, Blackwater 13.5Tandem Kayak by Dagger. Removable child seat. Storage compartment in rear with rudder. Comes with cover, 2 life jackets and paddle. $450.00 OBO. 352-637-1731 PELLETRIFLE .177 cal. wood stock, powerful-1000 fps, case, 4x scope, great shape-$75 (352)212-1596 Ruger LCP new never fired.380 ACP, light weight for CWP 1 box of ammo,$450.00 352-637-0844 Taurus 22 Caliber New In Box $400. obo (352) 795-0088 After 11 am -til 7p TRADITIONS Buckhunter inline 50 Caliber, blk powder $100. (352) 447-6139 Wanted to buy Gun Safe Steel, for long guns, for 20 to 40 Guns 352-303-2525 2013 ENCLOSED TRAILERS, 6x12 with ramp, $1895 ** call 352-527-0555 ** BABYSTROLLER brown/green color, Safety 1st, in ok condition, $20 (352)465-1616 BEAUTIFULCRIB 3 IN 1 BROWN CHERRY EXCELLENTcondition with mattress $ 75 352-777-1256 Kayak $300 and Scaffold $350 352-447-1244 LARGE DOG MUZZLES like new, greyhound size $3.00 each 344-2321 LUGGAGE CARRIER w/electrical hk/up $100, Ladies 6 speed bike, good condition $100 352-746-9039 Mattress Trade In Sets Clean and Very Nice Fulls $50., Qn. $75. Kings. $125, 621-4500 MOTORBIKE HELMET good condition, green/white color, i can email pic, $30 (352)465-1616 PROPoff 250 yamahanot stainless13.75 x 17 3 blades 75.00 352-794-3020 cell 586-4987 RIMS 2 16 FOR TOWN&COUNTRY $50.00 EACH 352 527 1193 TRUCK WINDOW rear solid window, tinted GMC $75.00 352-628-4210 NEWACOUSTIC ELECTRIC GUITAR, BLACK W/ABALONE TRIM $85 352-601-6625 NEWACOUSTIC GUITAR PACKAGE W/GIGBAG & MANY EXTRAS $60 352-601-6625 EPIPHONEACOUSTIC ELECTRIC GUITAR W/AMP,TUNER,STRAP & MORE! $90 352-344-6625 EPIPHONE LES PAUL STUDIO LIMITED EDITION PLAYS & SOUNDS PERFECT! $200 OBO 352-601-6625 Kawai, SR 5 ORGAN$600 obo 616-914-0980 cell Crystal River KEYBOARD Yamaha PSS-12 with adapter $35.00 352-628-4210 LAPSTEELSTRAT STYLE W/SINGLE HUMMBUCKING SLIDE INCLUDED $65 352-601-6625 TUNER PETERSON STROBOSTOMPpedal, best tuner available, great shape-$50 (352)212-1596 FRYER-Hamilton Beach, basket-style, good shape-$25 (352)212-1596 JUICER-Hamilton Beach, good shape-$20 (352)212-1596 KING COMFORTER SETlite green /leopard $25.00 352-794-3020 cell 586-4987 KING COMFORTER SETshiny maroon & valances used once $35.00 352-794-3020 cell 586-4987 MIXER-Waring custom-250, 10 speed, stainless steel, great shape-$25 (352)212-1596 SWEEPEZE VACUUMING DUSTPAN electric $10.00 352-344-2321 TREADMILLHealthrider variable speed & incline. $75. 352-489-3931 4 HORSE STOCK 2006 TRAILER BUMPER PULL $3500, 352-637-4864 or 352-410-5406 18 Steel Framed Folding Tables 30 x 96, $25. ea. obo Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (352) 746-7161 2012 PAZZEL INSPIRATIONAL CREATIVE CUTTER w/ accessories. New cond. Cost $725, asking $515 obo (352) 586-4630 5th Wheel Reese 14,000 lb Like New $165. 2 Golf Cart wheels & tires Like new $35. (315) 466-2268 CHROME WHEELS 6 LUG F-150 18 Inch by 8.5 Inch Used Nice! $300.00 obo 3527265698 Dragon Mega Bloks Havocfire #9693 in box $35.00 352-628-4210 DUDLEYS AUCTION AUCTIONRestaurant Equip. Liquidation Tues, 2/19/13 Preview: 9am Auction: 10am 14 Hwy-19 N (near SR40) Inglis, FL 34449 Formerly Backwater Southern Grill,All Equipment & dcor must go!*check website www.dudleys auction.com 637-9588 10%BP Au2267AB1667 FL. JUMBO SHRIMP 15ct @ $5.00lb, Stone Crabs@ $6.00lb Delivered 352-795-0077 GERBILCAGE $20 352-613-0529 GPS Magellan Roadmate 5220-LM Never used. $90.00/ 352-637-5969 Guardian Air Cooled, Automatic stand by Generator, by Generac Pwr. Systems Inc., This model is a compact, high performance, air cooled, engine driven generator designed to automatically supply electrical power to operate critical loads during a utility power failure. This unit is factory installed, in an all weather, metal enclosure, that is intended exclusively for outdoor installation. The generator will operate using either, propane, or natural gas, This unit comes with product registration card. Generator installation guidelines book and installation and owners manual. 2013 model, list for 3,900 this is a 2008 model w/ no to low hours, volts 120/240 amp 130/ 65, W1600 3,600 rmp, suggested retail value $2,500 Asking $,1,750 obo (352) 382-1352 Homemade Quilt Tops 5/$100; Anne Geddes Pictures 6/$100 (352) 795-7254 HUNTERAIR PURIFIER excellent,sacrifice $60. 352-344-2321 Tweet Tweet Tweet Follow the Chronicle on www.twitter.com/ citruschroniclenews as it happens right at your finger tips

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TUESDAY,FEBRUARY19,2013C 13 CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE CLASSIFIEDS 000DVNT KZ Toyhauler,0732 like new, full slide new tires, Owan Gen., gas tank, Lrg living area separate cargo $18,000. 352-795-2975 MACS MOBILE R V REP AIR & MAINT RVTC Certified Tech. 352-613-0113, Lic/Ins. POP-UP CAMPER 2002 Coleman Tacoma Exc Cond. With add a room. $4500 (352) 726-3919 SUNNYBROOK 36 ft. 5th wheel, 2 slides, kg bd,like new, 60amp serv. NADA $29K asking $25K obo 352-382-3298 ARETRUCK COVER Silver, Fiberglass, FitsToyotaTundra Ext. Cab 2001-2006 Good Cond. $350 (407) 353-2406 Homosassa LUGGAGE ROOF CROSSRAILS will fit any Chevy Traverse $150 obo 352-503-6414 **BEST PRICE** For Junk & Unwanted Cars-CALLNOW **352-426-4267** $$ TOPDOLLAR $$ For Wrecked, Junk or Unwanted Cars/Trucks $$ (352) 201-1052 $$ BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID-$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 CASH BUYERS Buying Used Cars Trucks & Vans, For used car lot, Hwy 19 LarrysAuto Sales 352-564-8333 SUNNYBROOK2008, 35FTFifth Wheel 3 slides, electric awning fireplace, 2 acs, 50 amp king bed, assume balance of $37,500. 352-279-3544 2007 PACE CAR HAULER32 ft Enclosed Gooseneck w/liv qtrs. $15,500. For more info call 352-560-7247 2012 Wildwood TT 26Ft. sleeps 8, Elec.Awning and Jack, bunks $13,999 813-699-2262 Brooksville Deeded spacious, shaded cnr lot, 1BR/1BA, Large FL room, Large storage shed & patio. 55+ RV Park w/ heated pool, and music activities, $36,000 352-848-0448, 352-428-0462 anytime CHALLENGER5TH WHEEL 33FT, 2 slide outs Good cond $6,000 obo Must Sell (423) 202-0914 Coleman, 2001Utah pop-up, new ac & tires, elect. & gas heat, slide-out dinette, sleeps 6 to 8, sink, 3 way fridge, inside/out stove, awning, 1 owner, ready to go! $4000 352-795-9693 FOREST RIVER2010, Surveyor, Sport 189, 20 ft. Travel Trailer, 1 slide, w/AC, qn. bed, awning, pwr. tonque jack, corner jacks, microwave, equilizing hitch, $10,500, reduced to $9000 (352) 382-1826 BASS BOAT1985, 16ft Bayliner Needs work 85HP force eng., galvinized trailer. $800obo (352) 507-1490 GALALEODuck Boat 17ft w/25 HPLongtail Go Devil, new trailer Great Shape! $5000 firm 352-341-0336 or 352-586-8946 PENNYAN 1979 27Sports fisherman w/ trailer, needs some work. $4000 OBO (352) 621-0192 SWEETWATER2008 18 ft. Pontoon, 60HP, Yamaha, 4 stroke, $11,500, no trlr. (352) 257-9496 TRI PONTOON BOAT27 Ft., Fiberglass 250 HP,Ttop, trailer included $17,000. 352-613-8453 WE HAVE BOATSGULF TO LAKE MARINE We Pay CASH For Used Clean Boats Pontoon, Deck & Fishing Boats (352)527-0555 boatsupercenter.com ITASCA2007 Navaron 23H Mercedes Diesel, 2.7L, 17 mpg, generator,AC, one slide out, sleeps 5, excellent condition, $55,000 make offer 352-422-1309 NATIONALRV2006Tropical One owner,34ft, 26000 miles,no smoke/pets, 300HPCummins diesel,2 slides, 6 new tires, 3yr warranty,many extras. $87000. Well maintained. 352-341-4506 FREE Foreclosure and Short Sale Lists Office Open 7 Days a WeekLISA VANDEBOE Broker (R) Owner Plantation Realty 352-634-0129 www.plantation realtylistings.com YOUR High-Tech Water Front RealtorROD KENNER352-436-3531 ERA Suncoast Realty SCAN OR GO TOwww. BestNatur eCoast Pr operties.com To view great waterfront properties ACRE LOT with well, septic and power pole, impact fee credit, high and dry, trees, $11,000 obo (352) 795-3710 INVERNESS, FL3 miles east of Inv; 5-20ac wooded/some cleared, owner finance available.Owner is licensed Real Estate Broker,Ed Messer.ed .messer@yahoo.com HOMOSASSA Wooded Lot on Lee Woods Dr., has Wetlands, with River access, but not on river $6,000. 352-621-1664 ** BUY, SELL** & TRADE CLEAN USED BOATS THREE RIVERS MARINE US 19 Crystal River **352-563-5510** 87 PROLINE17, Deep V haul Center Console w/ trailer 315 W. Inverness Blvd MICHELE ROSERealtorSimply put I ll work harder 352-212-5097 isellcitruscounty@ yahoo.com Craven Realty, Inc. 352-726-1515 SANDI HARTRealtorListing and Selling Real Estate Is my Business I put my heart into it!352-476-9649sandra.hart@ era.com ERA American Realty 352-726-5855 TONY PauelsenRealtor352-303-0619Buy or Sell now is the time TOP PERFORMANCEReal estate Consultant Brooksville Deeded spacious, shaded cnr lot, 1BR/1BA, Large FL room, Large storage shed & patio. 55+ RV Park w/ heated pool, and music activities, $36,000 352-848-0448, 352-428-0462 anytime HOME FOR SALE NORTON, VA 5Bd/2Ba inc. 3 lots 70miles from Bristol Racetrack $69,000 276-393-0446 OR 276-679-1331 4/3/2, POOL HOME 3,000 sf, granite counters, SS appls., wood flrs., Reduced $25,000 Asking $235,000 850-585-4026 Phyllis StricklandRealtor Best Time To Buy! I have Owner Financing and Foreclosures TROPIC SHORES REALTY. (352) 613-3503 GAIL STEARNSyour Gale ForceRealtorTROPIC SHORES Realty 352-422-4298gail@citrusrealtor .com www.citrusr ealtor .com Low overhead means savings for you! Waterfront, Foreclosures &Owner financing available. I NEEDLISTINGS!I SOLD ALMOST 2HOMES A MONTH IN 2012 Lets BREAK that record together!DEB INFANTINERealtor(352) 302-8046 Real Estate!... its what I do. ERAAmerican RealtyPhone: 352-726-5855 Cell: 352-302-8046 Fax: 352-726-7386 Email:debinfantine@ yahoo.com ESTATE SALE Nature Coast Landings RV Resort. Developed site with gazebo & storage bldg, reduced to $49,500. Separate storage lot available. (RV sold). For info and pictures Click on detailsbyowner.com 352-843-5441 HERNANDOBuilding Off Hwy 200, $800.mo 352-201-2428 2 ACRESQuiet Country Setting 3/2 on 2 acres mol Approx. 1750 sq ft LA front porch, Lg rear screened porch, Patio, 24x30 Steel Building, Steel Carport -great for boat storage, etc. Fenced and crossfenced, Built in 2003 Nice Oaks, Wooded, Citrus Springs area only 20 Min. to Ocala $127,000 Call 352-302-6784 for appt. Furnished Pool Home 3/2/1 Fab.$139.9K www.coolproperties .net/florida PINE RIDGE THIS IS THE PROPERTYYOUVE BEEN LOOKING FOR! Bring your boat, horses, in-laws; there is room for everything! 4/3 w/7 car garage/workshop & in-law suite on 5.83 acres. Mostly wooded w/large backyard. Beautiful & serene. High end finishes; immaculate home in equestrian community. www .centralflest ate.com for pictures/more info. 352-249-9164 HANDYMAN SPECIAL 2/1/1 needs paint & cosmetics $23k **cash only ** 352-503-3245 Brentwood Villa 2/2/2 cul-de-sac Completely up dated! 1816 W. Jena Ct OPEN SUN 12-3PM $96,900 PRICED T O SELL! FSBO 610-248-2090 Custom Home, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, w/Master w/DBL walk-ins + bath + den/off. 2+ car garage. 1Acre. MUST SEE! $249,900. 352-860-0444 ARBOR LAKES Fantastic Dream Home In Active Senior Community $169,900 2,100 sf, 3BR/2BA/2GA Split Floor Plan w/Pool Call (352) 726-6564 A1 Move In Condition 2 Bedrm, 2 Full Baths with convertable bedroom den, modern open floor plan, on small lake, FREE Inhome theater system 2 car garage $129,900 Realtor (941) 356-1456 FSBO 3/2/2 Scrn Porch, metal roof, appls, CHA, fans, verticals, shed, fence, deck, spklrs, near dog park. $120,000 (352) 586-0872 NICE HOUSE on Nice Street $79,000 2/1/1, Attached carport w/ 12 x 32 scrn. por., built in on 1/2 acre lot fenced 12 x14 matching out building, New roof, stucco paint, flooring, upper line appls, irrigation & water system., taxes & ins. $1,135 yr 606-425-7832 3b/2ba, den MH on land off US 19 newer c/h/a carpet & vinyl, furn, clean RV Hkup. fence **$39,900** Cridland Real Estate JDesha 352-634-6340 4/2 BLOCK HOME, mother in law apt, nice home $65,000. (305) 619-0282, Cell Buying or Selling REALESTATE, Let Me Work For You!BETTYHUNTREALTORERA KEY 1 Realty, Inc. 352 586-0139hunt4houses68 @yahoo.comwww.bettyhunts homes.com. BEVERLYHILLS1/1, Fl. rm., CHA, $510 35 Golden St 464-2701 BEVERLYHILLS1/1/ w/ FLroom$450. mo. (352)897-4447 or 697-1384 BEVERLYHILLS2/1/1 w/enc. FLroom **inside like new!** $575 352-464-1950 BEVERLYHILLS870 Beakrush Lane 2br 1 ba, 1 car gar. enclosed screen porch, $600 mo. leased dep. no pets. 352-586-3072 CITRUS SPRINGS3/2/2 $850. Month 352-897-4447, 352-697-1384 CRYSTAL RIVER 2/1Water Incl. CHA $496. 220-2447 or 212-2051 DUNNELLONRainbow Springs Rent/Rent To own Georgous, 2/2/2 Country Club Home Fireplace D Washer Carpeted, lanai, spotless 1/2 acre quiet. Special $799. 352-527-0493 Hernando Rentalsfrom $425.00 @ MO. CallA.W. SkipCraven 352-464-1515 HOMASASSA SMW3/2/3, lg. pool, dbl. lot $1,250.mo. incld. lawn maint. (773) 320-1894 HOMOSASSA2/1 Like new. Perfect! (352) 503-3554 HOMOSASSA3/2, new carpet, appls. Lg wooden deck, nice area. off Grover Cleveland $800.(352) 447-0977/302-3819 INVERNESSCountry Living on Large acre lot. 3 bd., 2 ba. home. Garden and fenced areas. Well & septic, so no water bill! $595. 352-476-4964 HERNANDOAffordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352)726-2225 INVERNESSRm. for Rent, furn. share large DW incld Util $350 + $100 sec. 352-726-0652 CRYSTALRIVER Office & Warehouse $300-$600, Plantation Rentals 352-634-0129 20 DOCKABLE ACRES: St. Lucie Waterway. $189,500. 45mins boat Atlantic; 5mins boat Lake Okeechobee. Beautiful land, abundant wildlife. Gated/Privacy. 888-716-2259 Gulf Atlantic Land, Broker. PUBLISHERS NOTICE:All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to Fair HousingAct which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777.The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1800-927-9275. Specializing in Acreage,Farms Ranches & Commercial Richard (Rick) Couch, Broker Couch Realty & Investments, Inc. (352) 212-3559 RCOUCH.com UNIQUE & HISTORIC Homes, Commercial Waterfront & Land Small Town Country Lifestyle OUR SPECIALTY SINCE 1989LET US FIND YOUAVIEW TO LOVEwww. crosslandrealty.com(352) 726-6644Crossland Realty Inc. HOMOSASSASBest Housing Value Modern homes from $8,400 or Lease to Own from $179/mo. $1000.down + Lot rent at Evanridge Community an exceptional 55+Park 352 628-5977 In Park, On Lake Rousseau, furnished, 2BR, 1BA, CHA tile & laminate flooring 10 x 20 porch, w/ vynil wind., open deck + 2 outdr. storage sheds, Low lot rent $11,500. (828) 260-3146 Cell LECANTO 55+ PK 1988 Oaks 3/2 DWMH, 40x20, shed, handicap access. ramp and shower $25,000. 352-212-6804 LECANTO 55+ PK MUST SELL 3br/2ba. Furn, Cpt, Shed, New Roof, CHA, washer/dryer, MAKE OFFER 931-210-0581 Melody Pk, INV 2/2cp, splitplan, roofover, C/H/A, woodsview, under $10k Cridland RE, J.Desha (352) 634-6340 Sandy Oak 55+ RV PK 14x60 split 2/2, new heat/ac, remodeled, furn. lg scnd in FLRm. 55 ft crpt w/laundry room, 989-858-0879 HOMOSASSARENT-to-OWN 3br 2ba MH Immediate Occpancy Owner Financing A vail CALL(352) 795-2377 Chassahowitzka 2/2, fenc. Yd/DW $500 AGENT (352) 382-1000 CRYSTALRIVER2/BR $550. 3BR $750 Near Town 563-9857 CRYSTAL RIVERFully furn. efficiency w/ equipped kitchen. All utilities, cable, Internet, & cleaning provided. $699/mo352-586-1813 FLORALCITYLAKEFRONT 1 Bedrm. AC, Clean, No Pets (352) 344-1025 ALEXANDER REALESTATE (352) 795-6633Crystal River Apts,2 BR/ 1 BA $400-$500,ALSO HOMES & MOBILES AVAILABLE CRYSTALRIVER1 & 2 Bedroom Apartments for Rent 352-465-2985 Government Subsidized Two Bedroom Apartments for Rent at the Wildwood CommonsApts. in Wildwood,Florida.Must meet eligibility requirements Please call 352-748-0047 TTY 1800-233-6694. INVERNESS2/1, Tri-plex, Great Loc., clean & roomy. no pets $500.mo 1st. & Last $300. Sec. 352-341-1847 Inverness Homosassa Government SubsidizedApts available.Must meet eligibility requirements. Equal Housing Opportunity. Homossassa (352) 628-6073 Inverness (352) 726-4397 TTY-800-233-6694 LECANTONice 1 Bdrm $500 352-216-0012/613-6000 CRYSTAL RIVER2/1, Unfurn.$550+sec Furn. $650 828 5th Ave. NE, 727-4558998, 727-343-3965 CRYSTAL RIVERDowntown Citrus Av. 1156 sf, off St. Parkng Charlotte G. Rlty. Inv. (352) 795-9123 LECANTO Oak Tree Plaza, Office/Retail, CR 486, 900 sf. @ $700+ util. & sales tax.1 mo. Free w/12 mo. Lease 352-258-6801 INVERNESSWhispering Pines Villa 3/2/2 w/ enclosed patio, $850 F/L/S, BK/CK req 321-303-0346 CRYSTAL RIVER2/1, $615, monthCharlotte G. Rlty. Inv. (352) 795-9123 HERNANDOAffordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352) 726-2225 HERNANDOLovely Lakeview, Furn. Cottages 1/1, All Util. Incl.d, 386-208-2495

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C14TUESDAY,FEBRUARY19,2013 CLASSIFIEDS CITRUSCOUNTY( FL ) CHRONICLE 541-0219 TUCRN PUBLIC NOTICE Fictitious Name Notice under Fictitious Name Law, pursuant to Section 865-09, Florida Statutes. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Undersigned, desiring to engage in business under 539-0219 TUCRN PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners of Citrus County, Florida, will meet in regular session in the Board of County Commissioners Meeting Room, Citrus County Courthouse, 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450 on February 26, 2013 beginning at 1:00 pm to approve the sale of property at 2265 W. Winter Place, Citrus Springs, FL to Craig R. Weldon under the Neighborhood Stabilization Program. This notice is given pursuant to Section 125.35(3), Florida Statutes. Anyone not attending the meeting but who wishes to make comments shall do so in writing and address same to the Department of Community Services, Housing Services Section, 2804 W. Marc Knighton Court, Lecanto, Florida 34461. Said comments must be received prior to 12:00 Noon on Monday, February 25, 2013. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board of County Commissioners with respect to any matter considered at this public meeting he/she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made which record shall include the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Any person requiring reasonable accommodation at this meeting because of a disability or physical impairment should contact the County Administrators Office, 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450, (352) 341-6560, at least two days before the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, use the TDD telephone (352) 341-6580. JOE MEEK CHAIRMAN February 19, 2013. the fictitious name of CITRUS VENDING, located at 3234 South Arundel terrace, Homosassa, Florida 34448, in the County of Citrus, intends to register said name with Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations, Tallahassee, Florida. DATED at Homosassa, FL this 12th day of February, 2013. /s/ George R. Carpenter, Jr. Operating Manager Published one (1) time in the Citrus County Chronicle. February 19, 2013. 537-0226 TUCRN Frederick Frank Strafer Case No: 2012-CP-0741 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE CASE NO. :2012-CP-0741 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF FREDERICK FRANK STRAFER, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Frederick Frank Strafer, deceased, whose date of death was September 14, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, File Number 2012 CP 514; the address of which is 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 19, 2013. Personal Representative: Ethel Boatright Strafer P.O. Box 1353, Homosassa Springs, FL 34447 Attorney for Personal Representative: Thomas M. VanNess, Jr., Esq., Florida Bar No. 0857750 VanNess & VanNess, P.A., 1205 North Meeting Tree Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429 1352-795-1444, tmv@vannesspa.com February 19 & 26, 2013. 538-0226 TUCRN William Michael Price File No: 2012-CP-733 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.:2012-CP-733 IN RE: ESTATE OF WILLIAM MICHAEL PRICE, Deceased, NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of William Michael Price, deceased, whose date of death was September 17, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450. The names and addresses of the personal representative and 540-0226 TUCRN Tomasita Kennedy File No: 2013CP0009 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY,FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISION File No. 2013CP0009 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF TOMASITA M. KENNEDY Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Tomasita M. Kennedy, deceased, whose date of death was November 28, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, FL 34450-4299. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is February 19, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/Fred Martinez 1660 Gulf Blvd., #708, Clearwater, Florida 33767 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/Cynthia J. McMillen, Attorney for Fred Martinez, Florida Bar No. 351581Law Offices of Joseph F. Pippen, Jr. & Associates, PL, 1920 East Bay Drive Largo, FL 33771, Telephone: (727) 586-3306, Primary E-Mail Address: Cynthia@attypip.com, Secondary E-Mail Address: Suzie@attypip.com February 19 & 26, 2013. the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is February 19, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/Stephanie A. Mayernik 7315 North Waterfall Terrace, Dunnellon, Florida 34434 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Megan T. Fitzpatrick, Esq. 213 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450-4239 352-726-1821, Florida Bar No. 84987 Published two (2) times in the Citrus County Chronicle February 19 & 26, 2013. 352-628-5100 www.villagetoyota.com CRYSTAL RIVER VILLAGE TOYOTA + TAX, TAG, TITLE AND DEALER FEES.000E25F KAWASKI NINFA650 LIKE NEW ONLY $5488 (352) 621-3678 KYMCO2009,AJILITY SCOOTER GREAT GAS SAVER ONLY $998 (352) 621-3678 RAMPAGE Motorcycle lift for p/u truck. Like new $1800. (352) 637-0397 SUZUKI, Boulevard 800CC, Lots of extras, like new $3,995.352-461-4518 352-586-2807 SUZUKI BURGMAN AUTOMATICTWIST AND GO FUN ONLY $4686 (352) 621-3678 SUZUKI GSXR 750195 MILES HOLD ON ONLY$9996 (352) 621-3678 TRIUMPH1998TriumphThunderbird Sport 900. 24700 Miles, 150 on Overhauled engine. Must see condition. D&D Custom exhaust, new battery. Great rider, super fast. Asking $ 4500 OBO. Dunnellon area. Some trades. Photos available Call Rick 352-445-1573 or e-mail LongShotArmsLLC@ gmail.com VICTORYCROSS ROADS GREATAmerican MADE CRUSIER ONLY$12888 (352) 621-3678 CASH PAID FORJUNK MOTORCYCLES352-942-3492 Harley Davidson2009 Street Glide Black, 20k, many extras $18,500 firm, pls call **352-422-5448** HARLYDAVIDSON08, 1200cc Sportster classic 976mi. showroom condition, $9500 (352) 447-1244 HONDA, Shadow, Aero, 750 CC, 16k Miles, Like new $3,995461-4518 or 586-2807 HONDABLACK BIRD CBR 1100 LOW LOW MILES ONLY$3488.00 (352) 621-3678 HONDASCOOTER 2006 SILVERWING600cc, 50 mpg, tricycle wheels $4995 352-489-8803 HONDAST13002006 MADE TO TOUR ONLY$7786 (352) 621-3678 BAD BOYBUGGIE 2011 ready to hunt Only $5998. (352) 621-3678 POLARIS RZR 800 LE TIMETO PLAYHARD ONLY$8388 (352) 621-3678 YAMAHAnew tires, am/fm, CB 250 engine, hitch, 4spd, auto & reverse, canoe rack, $750. obo 352-637-4011 Harley Davidson2005, 883 LOW MILES $3,995.Harley Davidson2006, STREET GLIDE EZ FINANCE $11,500.HONDA2009, VT750 AERO, CLEAN $4,995.SUZUKI2001, VOLUSIA EZ FINANCE $2,995.KAWASAKI1999, NOMAD RUNS GREAT $3,800.LUCKY U CYCLES 352-330-0047 WWW .LUCKYU CYCLES.COM DODGE2005 Dakota SLT, 4wd, 4door, V8, towing pkg, Blk, 88k mi, exc cond $12,500 (352) 341-0725 FORD2004, Ranger $7,990 352-341-0018 FORDF150, 1978, 4 x 4 Runs good, 6 Lift kit, $1,650 obo (352) 564-4598 FORDF-150XLwhite 1995, 3L, straight 6, 2WD, 6bed w/ cab $3600 (352) 637-5331 LM MONEYS TIGHT! PRICES R RIGHT! BUY-SELL-RENTCar-Truck-Boat-RV consignmentusa.or g US 19 BY AIRPORT, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 BUICK2005 RANIER 46K MILES CXL LIKE NEW $9850, 352-628-5100 CHEVYTRAILBLAZER LT 05exc. cond. asking $6000 obo, in Hernando (904) 923-2902 FORD2000 Explorer $2,000 or best offer. 263000 miles runs god needs rear main seal. May need ball joints. 476-7942 HONDA1997 CRV, priced to sell.its a honda auto, pwr windows call 352-628-4600 for special newspaper pricing KIA2012 SOUL ONLY7K MILES $15,800 352-628-5100 SUBARU2011 FORESTER 29K MILES ONE OWNER $17850, 352-628-5100 TOYOTA1997 RAV 4 ONLY89K MILES, NICE $5850, 352-628-5100 JEEP2000, Grand Cherokee 4x4, V8 pw, pl, priced to low to list..call adam at 352-628-4600 for appointment POLARIS2002 SPORTSMAN 700 CC 4X4 AUTO READYFORTHE MUD ONLY$4288 (352) 621-3678 FORD2005, Focus $4,850. 352-341-0018 FORD2010, Edge, 10k miles, Loaded, excellent condition $18,500. 352-400-6007 FORD2010, Pruis, $17,995. 352-341-0018 FORD2011 FIESTASDN 36K MILES, S MODEL, ONE OWNER $9950, 352-628-5100 FORDMustang Cobra, Indy 500 Pace Car-1994, Convertible, 7100 mi, Gar. kept 252-339-3897 HONDA2010ACCORD LX ,85K MILES, NICE, $12,850 352-628-5110 LINCOLN1999 Continental Exc. Condition, 27mpg hwy, Garage kept, $4500 352-422-4548 LINCOLNTowncar 2010 29,900mi, gold w/beige vinyl top, white leather asking, $24,900 352-476-5061 MINI COOPER2008 2DR, HARDTOP ONLY20K MILES, SUPER CLEAN $13980, 352-628-5100 MONEYS TIGHT! PRICES R RIGHT! BUY-SELL-RENTCar-Truck-Boat-RV consignmentusa.or g US 19 BY AIRPORT, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 NISSAN2005,Altima $5,895 352-341-0018 PONTIAC2003 Bonneville must SE, V6, pw.pl.priced to sell..call jan at 352-628-4600 for appointment and pricing FORD, Mustang, garage kept, 1 owner, 6 cyl., 5 spd. GT rims, silver, w/ gray interior. Immaculated cond. Must See $3,100 obo Cell 954-294-8979 Beverly Hills I I I I I I I I Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 I I I I I I I I MONEYS TIGHT! PRICES R RIGHT! BUY-SELL-RENTCar-Truck-Boat-RV consignmentusa.or g US 19 BY AIRPORT, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 WE BUY ANYVEHICLEInAny Condition, Title, No Title, Bank Lien, No Problem, Dont Trade it in. We Will Pay up to $25K Any Make, Any Model. 813-335-3794 813-237-1892 Call AJ AFFORDABLE AUTOS & VANS Everybody Rides $495 DOWN $49 PER WEEK BUYHERE PAY HERE.Lots of clean-safedependable rides CALLDAN TODAY (352) 5 6 3 -1 9 0 2WE BUYS CARS DEAD OR ALIVE 1675 Suncoast Hwy. Homosassa Fl. BUICK, Regal, LS, custom 4 DR. Loaded, only 70K stereo, leather, V6 alloys, garaged, clean $4,850. 352-212-4882 BUICK1996 Regal 125k miles,motor rebuilt @90k.A/C doesnt work,dents and dings, but runs good.$1200 obo 563-1638 CADILLAC1994 DEVILLE 79K MILES, CAR IS PERFECT$4995 352-628-5100 CADILLAC2005 STS LOW MILES NICE CAR $9850, 352-628-5100 CADILLAC2011 CTS, LOADED ONLY15K MILES, SUNROOF $27,850 352-628-5100 CHEVROLET1999, Camaro, Convertible $6,990. 352-341-0018 CHEVROLET2006 Corvette Victory Red! Cashm Leather. LS2 400HP,Auto 6-sp Pad Shift,All options inc. Heads-Up display, heated Seats,Tract control, XM Sat Radio, NavSystem. Plus more.garage-kept. $35K 352-560-7247 CHEVROLET2009 Cobalt, 19,700, excel. cond. 38mpg 1 owner local, (352) 447-2920 CHRYSLER2006 PT Cruiser conv. weather is getting nicetime to drop the topcall 352-628-4600 to set appointment to see FORD1995 Escort wagon 4cyl., Auto, call 352-628-4600 for low price and appointment