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MARCH 12, 2013 Floridas Best Community Newspaper Serving Floridas Best Community VOL. 118 ISSUE 217 50 CITRUS COUNTY Signing day: NFL free agency begins /B1 www.chronicleonline.com HIGH 75 LOW 43 Seventy percent chance of morning rain. PAGE A4 TODAY& next morning TUESDAY INDEX Comics . . . . .C8 Community . . . .C6 Crossword . . . .C7 Editorial . . . . .A8 Entertainment . . .B4 Horoscope . . . .B4 Lottery Numbers . .B3 Lottery Payouts . .B4 Movies . . . . . .C8 Obituaries . . . .A6 Classifieds . . . .C9 TV Listings . . . .C7 TAKE YOUR PICK DURING OUR MARCH SPRING CLEANING PAGE C12 000EA4G at VILLAGE TOYOTA TAKE YOUR PICK DURING OUR MARCH SPRING CLEANING 000E80W Inglis votes today Mayor, three commission seats on ballot A.B. SIDIBE Staff writerThe town of Inglis in Levy County is having elections today. Voters will be electing a mayor and filling three town commission seats. Voters also will cast ballots on several charter amendment issues, including disbanding the towns police force and fire services and handing them to the Levy County Sheriffs Office. If necessary, a runoff will be conducted March 26. Glenda Kirkland is running against incumbent Mayor James Williams. The winner wil serve a two-year term. Three incumbent commissioners are running to fill two two-year commission positions. The incumbents are Tom Brennan, Sally Price and Bob Webb. Two others are in the crowed field: Ann Morin and Stephen Smalldridge. In the race for the one-year commission seat, Charles Pickett and Michael Andrew White will be vying for the post. Besides the effort to shift emergency services to the sheriffs office, voters will be asked to weigh in on the following amendments: Deletion of the towns mandatory garbage collection ordinance and water ordinance. Forbidding the commission from removing or modifing existing elected terms of office. Requiring a vacancy on the commission be filled by the second highest votegetter in the previous election instead of the current system, in which vacancies are filled by a vote of the commission. Requiring a fiveday work week for all municipal offices. Removal of existing assessments and voter approval of future assessments. Last year, a similar effort to disband police and fire services was rejected by voters. Contact Chronicle reporter A.B. Sidibe at 352-564-2925 or asidibe @chronicleonline.com. Progress partners with EDC P AT F AHERTY Staff writerProgress Energy Florida has partnered with the Citrus County Economic Development Council to bring an economic development expert to Citrus County this week. According to Progress Energy, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, Jeannette Goldsmith, president of J. Goldsmith and Co., will meet with EDC officials to provide strategic input on economic development opportunities in the county. Progress Energy Florida is excited to bring Jeannette Goldsmith to Citrus County, said Alex Glenn, state president for Progress Energy Florida. Jeannettes economic development expertise will be valuable as we work with the EDC to market Citrus County in the future. This is very exciting, I think it Landfill open after Sunday fire MATTHEW BECK /Chronicle The lining along the sloped side of a cell at the Citrus County Central Landfill was damaged by fire early Sunday. Officials s aid there was no foul play and they will be able to repair the damaged portion of the lining. Officials determine blaze not suspicious, though origin unknown C HRIS V AN O RMER Staff writerMondays sunrise exposed a burned stretch on the western slope of the county landfill and newly graded dirt across its basin as the aftermath of a huge blaze in the early hours of Sunday. Investigators from the state Fire Marshals Office and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) were at the scene. So far, the fire has raised no suspicion, although the cause remains unknown. The state fire marshal was out there today, and we agreed: There was no way you could determine what caused the fire, Citrus County Fire Chief Larry Morabito said on Monday. Just by the nature of whats there. Its a landfill. It generates heat. The idea is for things to decompose and when they decompose, Associated PressTALLAHASSEE A Florida Senate committee voted Monday against expanding Medicaid to roughly 1 million of the states poorest under the federal health overhaul and instead proposed a voucher plan that would require patients to pay premiums and co-pays. This will be the beginning of a transformation of the entire Medicaid system, committee chair Sen. Joe Negron said. My goal is that we will get out of the federal Medicaid system as we know it. Now we cant do that all at once, but we have an opportunity to begin that process. M IKE W RIGHT Staff writerCRYSTAL RIVER Mark McCoy is more than a principal to students at Crystal River High School. Many of them remember McCoy as their gym teacher at Rock Crusher Elementary School or as principal at Crystal River Primary and Crystal River Middle School. Ive known most of these kids since elementary school, McCoy said. Ive watched them become young adults. And now its time for another change. McCoy announced to students Monday he Popular CRHS principal returning to classroom See McCOY / Page A2 See LANDFILL / Page A2 Senate panel rejects Medicaid expansion Power company to bring economic development expert to county this week See EDC / Page A2 MATTHEW BECK /Chronicle file Principal Mark McCoy greets students at Crystal River High School on his first day in 2009. GOP at odds with Scott See MEDICAID / Page A6
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After speaking with Morabito and the fire marshal, Assistant County Administrator and Public Works Director Ken Frink concurred the fire occurred naturally. Its their conclusion that there is no wrongdoing, Frink said. The fire started through some sort of spontaneous combustion or some hot coals that were disposed of down there that were smoldering over time. Fire broke out before 1 a.m. at the countys Central Landfill garbage cell at 230 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Lecanto. A number of units were dispatched at 12:21 a.m. and cleared the scene at 4:26 a.m. No injuries were reported. While at least 10 fire crew members sprayed the liner with water, landfill staff spread dirt across the bottom of the cell. Initially, when I talked to the battalion chief, he thought we could be out there for a couple of days, but most of what was burning was the liner for the landfill, Morabito said. There was a small area inside the landfill where the trash was that was burning, and that was controlled by the use of dirt to cover it over. This type of fire posed an unusual risk to firefighters. The slope of the pit is at a 45-degree angle, so there is a challenge there, Morabito said. Although it didnt happen here, one of the safety concerns depending on how long the fire had been burning is that there could have been cavities in the trash where somebody could have stepped on it and it could have fallen in. We didnt have that here because the fire never got that large. But that is a safety concern. By the landfills very nature, no one can know what combustible material was down below. It could have been oily rags that combusted, Morabito said. It could have been anything. Its a landfill. We dont know what goes in there. The state fire marshal deployed a hydrocarbonsniffing dog, but it did not alert to an accelerant. Could somebody have started that fire? Morabito was asked. Its a possibility, but not a probability. Landfill fires are not uncommon, Morabito said. They just dont happen every day. But they are widespread across the United States. According to statistics from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), each year, an average of 8,300 landfill fires cause up to $8 million in property loss, but few casualties result from these fires. This is the first one Im aware of out there, Morabito said. And talking to Casey Stephens (Solid Waste Management director), this is the first one he remembers down in the pit. The fire at the landfill seemed to have occurred through natural combustion, according to observers. There is nothing suspicious that we saw in it, Morabito said. Based on wind conditions, the wind was out of the east. This was on the west bank of the pit. When we arrived, the fire hadnt made it to the top yet. For somebody to stand at the top and light it we dont believe that happened. Frink said the county was working with FDEP to determine the type of repair necessary and to establish a better cost estimate than the ballpark sum of $500,000 given in the fire report. The county landfill is open for business as usual. Were working a different part of the landfill right now, Frink said. The fire occurred in a 1acre area called Phase 3 of the landfill. Its probably 100 feet wide by the length of the landfill along that slope, said Frink, describing the burned area. Id say 100 by 300. The county has filed paperwork for its insurance claim and is planning the repair work. We will remove the part that was burned and replace it, Frink said. Basically, you weld it to the existing liner. We have procedures in place on how to do that, although its not usually such a big patch. The leachate the fluid that drains from the trash is under control. The liner that was burned was above where the trash is, Frink explained. A second liner is still collecting the leachate below the trash. The control panel for the pumps was part of what was burned up. Thats going to be one of our first fixes, to get the pumps up and running. But there is absolutely no cause for alarm for accidental discharge. Landfill workers seal the landfill cell at the end of every working day by covering it with a layer of dirt topped with a sprayed layer of diluted latex paint to prevent oxygen from feeding potential underground combustion areas. Also for safety, the landfill liner is several layers thick, with different types of materials in the layers. Contact Chronicle reporter Chris Van Ormer at 352-564-2916 or cvanormer @chronicleonline.com. LANDFILL Continued from Page A1 MATTHEW BECK /Chronicle A fire Sunday at the county landfill was determined not to be suspicious, but the cause is unknown, said officials. is a great opportunity to work together on economic development initiatives, a very good thing for our county, said Joe Meek, EDC president and county commissioner. Goldsmith will come because of Duke. We are going to take inventory of the available commercial sites we have and other assets, identify our target industries, induce businesses to our open sites and diversify the economy. The EDC has been working with Dukes economic development team since the merger with Progress Energy. We have met numerous times on different initiatives they are funding, Meek said. They will work to recruit industry into our community using data by Goldsmith. Goldsmiths background is concentrated in sitelocation consulting and site evaluation/certification efforts. Her experience in site-location consulting includes projects in both the manufacturing (specifically aerospace, advanced materials, and energy sectors) and office sectors. Her responsibilities have included project alignment, site and community evaluations and incentive negotiations. She is to meet with economic development officials today and Wednesday and make a presentation following the EDC meeting Thursday morning. This is going to help a lot, said Don Taylor, the incoming executive director of EDC. In addition to the utilitys commitment with the EDC, the new Citrus County Community Working Group will provide the company and community leaders a forum to share information and discuss challenges and opportunities in the community. At its first two meetings in February and March, the group began to consider issues and priorities for Citrus County and the surrounding communities. According to Progress Energy, the Community Working Group will meet for the next eight to 12 months to develop specific strategies and recommendations the company and area stakeholders can initiate to improve the quality of life in the region. The company said more information will be shared as the initiatives are developed. It pledged to continue to support the county through traditional grants, its employee volunteer program and other initiatives. EDC Continued from Page A1 is resigning at the end of the school year to return to teaching, a move he said is necessary to maintain his health. I need to do this for my family and my daughter, he said in an interview. For my own health reasons, I need to take a step back. McCoy, 47, worked as a physical education teacher at Rock Crusher Elementary for 10 years, starting when the school doors were first opened. He was promoted to assistant principal, and then moved to principal positions at CRPS and then CRMS. McCoy became principal at Crystal River High in 2009. Since his time at the helm, the school underwent a $35 million renovation that gave the campus an entirely different look. It serves about 1,270 students. This is probably the hardest decision Ive ever made, he said. Superintendent of Schools Sandra Sam Himmel said the demands on a high school principal are significant. Its long hours, very stressful. Everything is massive at the high school level, she said. You have to really want to be a high school principal. You have to have a passion. McCoy acknowledged the job takes its toll. This place never sleeps, he said. Himmel said she doesnt know what school McCoy will land at next fall. She said openings for the fall routinely open up in the spring as teachers resign or retire. Himmel said she has no one in mind for McCoys replacement and will probably post the position both internally and outside the school district. Theres never a huge line, she said, to be a high school principal. McCOY Continued from Page A1 Jeannette Goldsmith
Around the STATE Citrus County Sheriffs office to talk about chipping pets Animal Control Officer/ Supervisor Lora Peckham and host Heather Yates will discuss the importance of microchipping dogs and cats, including the costs and benefits, on Sheriffs 10-43, which airs at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday on channel 16, WYKE. Viewers will also meet many pets up for adoption. A recording of Sheriffs 10-43 can be seen at 11 a.m. on Friday. Prior shows can be seen on the sheriffs office website at www.sheriff citrus.org. Click on Public Information, then -43 Show for more information. Health care input sought The Citrus County Hospital Board seeks public comment about health and health care in the community and has contracted with the WellFlorida Council to host upcoming sessions around the county. Registration is limited and participants are eligible to receive $20. Its necessary to RSVP to register. Call the WellFlorida Council at 352-313-6500. The sessions are: 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, at Central Ridge Library, 425 W. Roosevelt Blvd. Beverly Hills. 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, March 18, at Central Ridge Library, 425 W. Roosevelt Blvd. 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, at Homosassa Library, 4100 S. Grandmarch Ave., Homosassa. 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, March 22, at Floral City Library, 8360 E. Orange Ave., Floral City.Downtown Dems meeting The Downtown Democrats Club will meet at 6 p.m. today at B&W Rexall Drug restaurant, 214 U.S. 41 S., Inverness. Meetings are the second Tuesday of each month. For more information, contact Roger Sewell, president, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 352-726-4676. New LWV meeting in Citrus Springs A newly forming Citrus County League of Women Voters will meet at 1 p.m. today at the Nature Coast Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 7633 N. Florida Ave., Citrus Springs. Earlier presentations about the league resulted in overwhelming support for the nonpartisan educational group, which is open to all, including men. At todays meeting, organizational items will be discussed and decided. For more information, call 352-465-4225 or visit naturecoastuu.org. United Way CEO to speak Amy Meek, CEO of Citrus County United Way, will speak 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, at the Citrus County Council meeting at 72 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills. Doors open at 8:30 a.m.; doughnuts and coffee available. Meetings open to the public. Call 352-746-5984. TallahasseePanel considering death-penalty change Legislation is being debated in the Senate that would require a jury to be unanimous to recommend the death penalty. The Senates Criminal Justice committee discussed the bill (SB 148) but ran out of time to vote. Thirty-three states impose the death penalty. Only Florida and Alabama do not require a unanimous vote of the jury. From staff and wire reports Page A3 TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Suspected robber shot by elderly man OCALA Authorities said a suspected robber was critically wounded when he confronted an armed elderly man. The 81-year-old told deputies his attacker, 28-year-old Lonnie L. Hollingsworth Jr., had been following him for about 20 minutes Sunday night. When the old man parked his truck in a residential neighborhood, Hollingsworth told the man, Give me everything you got. Authorities said the old man shot Hollingsworth in the abdomen with a .38-caliber revolver. Hollingsworth was hospitalized in critical condition. From wire reports Associated PressTALLAHASSEE A bill that would increase penalties for lying to law enforcement was passed by a Florida Senate panel on Monday in a law closely resembling Caylees Law. The Criminal Justice committee passed the measure (SB 400) 6-0. The legislation was sponsored by Sen. Charlie Dean. It increases the penalty for the second and all subsequent offenses of giving false information to law enforcement about a crime. The bill raises the penalty to a third-degree felony punishable by up to five years. First offenses remain first-degree misdemeanors. Additional offenses should deserve increased penalties, said Sen. Thad Altman, a Viera Republican on the committee. When you have repeat offenders, you have to ratchet up the consequences. The bills standards of evidence include: The false information is in an audio recording; Another person was present and heard the information; or The accused person wrote down the information. Caylees Law addresses false information in a missing person investigation with intent to mislead or impede. The changes were inspired by 2-year-old Caylee Anthonys death. Caylees mother Casey Anthony was acquitted of murdering the girl, who wasnt reported missing until 31 days after she vanished in 2008. After she disappeared, Anthony told investigators that a babysitter had kidnapped her daughter. She also said she worked at Universal Studios, that she had told co-workers about Caylees disappearance and that she had recently received a telephone call from her daughter. All of those statements were lies and were used to convict her on misdemeanor charges. An appellate court later reversed two of the four convictions, saying they constituted double jeopardy. Charles Dean sponsored legislation. Dean bill gets thumbs-up in committee Measure would further penalize lying to law enforcement in certain circumstances P AT F AHERTY Staff writerC over those tattoos, have a firm handshake and target your rsum were among many tips job-seekers heard at a workshop last week. The Land That Job forum March 8 was a combined effort by the United Way of Citrus County, Chamber of Commerce, Workforce Connection, College of Central Florida and the Economic Development Council. This is an opportunity to get real-world feedback from people who hire in Citrus County, said Amy Meek, United Way CEO. The forum included Workforce professionals and volunteers from businesses and government. Experts in a variety of fields shared job-search advice and provided participants a chance to hone interview skills. Participants skewed female, but were a variety of ages with various reasons for unemployment. Jerry Flanders with Workforce Connection emphasized that old ways of getting a job are not as useful in todays economy. He encouraged targeting resumes for specific job openings. Develop strategies for being able to market yourself in ways that increase the likelihood of getting noticed, he said. Flanders also discussed overcoming the challenge of being out of work for a while and stressed the importance of being work-ready. John Siefert, EDC director emeritus, talked about preparing for an interview, making an impression and being knowledgeable about a potential employer. Youre trying to make an impression, he said. Always overdress for the occasion think before you speak. Handle logistics early; dress, get directions, be ready ahead of time, urged Marie M. Straight, SunTrust Bank retail manager. Be aware of body language, anticipate likely questions. She suggested they develop a compelling story and avoid appearing desperate. You need to be cool, calm and confident, she said. Where are the Jobs Hiding? was the topic of discussion for Patricia Tennant Sokol of Workforce Connection. She told participants to enlarge the radius of their job search and cited the importance of networking and referrals. She told attendees to consider electronic job searches, placement specialists, staffing firms and job fair events. Sokol reiterated the importance of a targeted rsum and concluded, Never lie on your rsum; there are no little lies. Contact Chronicle reporter Pat Faherty at 352-564-2924 or email@example.com. PAT FAHERTY /Chronicle Makeup artist Spring Sommer, left, applies a tattoo cover-up product to Ashley Young during a demonstration at the Land That Job Forum last Friday at the College of Central Florida Citrus County campus. At forum, job-seekers get tips on how to help their chances Youre trying to make an impression. Always overdress for the occasion think before you speak. John Siefert former Economic Development Council executive director on interview preparation. P AT F AHERTY Staff writerThe Agricultural Alliance of Citrus County will consider reaching out to include other businesses and organizations with similar interests. At Mondays meeting, Citrus County Extension Service Director Joan Bradshaw brought up the idea of adding to the organization and getting more information out to others. This will be a good opportunity for us take a look at meetings and what people might like to add, she said. Maybe exchange some information about the businesses we have. She will put together a draft needs assessment for the April 8 meeting. Her idea was reinforced by the next topic: the decline of bees and the need to get beekeepers involved. When we started, we wanted to be all agriculture-inclusive, Larry Rooks said. It is one of the industries in our county we can pull in. We really want to be all-inclusive. He also cited the seafood industry as a potential participant and mentioned the possibility of returning to hosting quarterly events. He said there was a significant loss last year by the bee industry, a vital part of agriculture. Theres a combination of things affecting bee decline, blueberry grower Bill Scheiterle said. The bees just dont make it back to the hive. Eighty percent of your food has to be pollinated by bees, he said. Blueberries, for example, have a 10-day window for the flowers to be pollinated. He explained bumblebees, which are native, do most of the work. Crops are also pollinated by wasps and wind. Bradshaw will seek to connect with beekeepers. The alliance will team up with the Citrus County Cattlemens Association to host a booth at the upcoming Citrus County Fair. The fair runs March 25 to 30, though heifers will be shown on Sunday, March 24. Contact Chronicle reporter Pat Faherty at 352564-2924 or pfaherty@ chronicleonline.com. Ag Alliance looking to grow State BRIEF
C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE HI LO PR NA NA NA HI LO PR 81 52 0.00 HI LO PR 78 52 NA HI LO PR 77 54 NA HI LO PR 78 52 NA HI LO PR 78 50 NA YESTERDAYS WEATHER 70% chance of morning rain. Decreasing clouds later, breezy and cooler.THREE DAY OUTLOOK Sunny but cooler. Turning colder by night. Sunny but unseasonably cool. High: 75 Low: 43 High: 72 Low: 38 High: 67 Low: 34 TODAY & TOMORROW MORNING WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY MORNING THURSDAY & FRIDAY MORNING Exclusive daily forecast by: TEMPERATURE* Monday 78/52 Record 90/31 Normal 77/49 Mean temp. 65 Departure from mean +2 PRECIPITATION* Monday 0.00 in. Total for the month trace Total for the year 2.10 in. Normal for the year 7.45 in.*As of 7 p.m. at Inverness UV INDEX: 2 0-2 minimal, 3-4 low, 5-6 moderate, 7-9 high, 10+ very high BAROMETRIC PRESSURE Monday at 3 p.m. 30.01 in. DEW POINT Monday at 3 p.m. 56 HUMIDITY Monday at 3 p.m. 47% POLLEN COUNT** Grasses and weeds were light and trees were heavy.** Light only extreme allergic will show symptoms, moderate most allergic will experience symptoms, heavy all allergic will experience symptoms. AIR QUALITY Monday was good with pollutants mainly ozone. ALMANAC CELESTIAL OUTLOOK SUNSET TONIGHT ............................7:37 P.M. SUNRISE TOMORROW .....................7:42 A.M. MOONRISE TODAY ...........................7:57 A.M. MOONSET TODAY ............................8:42 P.M. MARCH 19MARCH 27APRIL 3APRIL 10 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. 78 50 ts Ft. Lauderdale 82 65 c Fort Myers 81 56 ts Gainesville 75 44 ts Homestead 83 63 c Jacksonville 74 44 ts Key West 79 65 pc Lakeland 78 49 ts Melbourne 80 57 ts City H L Fcast Miami 83 66 c Ocala 76 45 ts Orlando 79 52 ts Pensacola 64 43 s Sarasota 76 53 ts Tallahassee 67 40 s Tampa 75 53 ts Vero Beach 81 57 ts W. Palm Bch. 83 63 c FLORIDA TEMPERATURESSouthwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters will have a moderate chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms today. Gulf water temperature64 LAKE LEVELS Location Sun. Mon. Full Withlacoochee at Holder n/a 28.11 35.52 Tsala Apopka-Hernando n/a 37.58 39.25 Tsala Apopka-Inverness n/a 38.46 40.60 Tsala Apopka-Floral City n/a 39.73 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 50 36 sh 49 33 Albuquerque 63 32 s 63 37 Asheville 57 48 .14 pc 54 31 Atlanta 71 55 s 60 37 Atlantic City 54 28 ts 58 37 Austin 68 39 s 74 44 Baltimore 57 43 sh 62 37 Billings 46 33 c 45 35 Birmingham 64 46 .99 pc 58 36 Boise 57 36 c 63 42 Boston 50 35 sh 55 39 Buffalo 63 51 sh 40 30 Burlington, VT 50 41 sh 48 29 Charleston, SC 73 47 ts 71 45 Charleston, WV 64 56 .03 c 48 33 Charlotte 70 45 pc 64 37 Chicago 48 34 .07 c 37 27 Cincinnati 54 43 .59 pc 45 30 Cleveland 61 48 .82 c 39 27 Columbia, SC 75 46 pc 69 40 Columbus, OH 62 48 .52 pc 43 29 Concord, N.H. 48 30 sh 49 33 Dallas 61 35 pc 69 42 Denver 51 30 pc 53 30 Des Moines 32 27 .04 c 36 19 Detroit 56 46 .28 sn 40 26 El Paso 66 34 s 72 42 Evansville, IN 55 38 .03 pc 49 29 Harrisburg 60 37 sh 54 37 Hartford 52 37 sh 52 36 Houston 62 46 s 70 44 Indianapolis 56 35 .09 c 42 28 Jackson 57 44 .68 s 63 38 Las Vegas 72 46 s 77 57 Little Rock 54 35 pc 62 35 Los Angeles 67 49 s 71 55 Louisville 57 41 1.07 pc 48 29 Memphis 48 39 pc 58 37 Milwaukee 39 34 .07 c 34 23 Minneapolis 31 27 c 32 16 Mobile 68 50 .27 s 66 40 Montgomery 68 50 .94 s 62 38 Nashville 61 42 .84 pc 55 32 New Orleans 67 46 .64 s 63 46 New York City 54 40 sh 56 39 Norfolk 67 39 sh 66 41 Oklahoma City 55 28 pc 64 38 Omaha 31 22 pc 37 19 Palm Springs 85 50 s 88 59 Philadelphia 60 37 sh 59 38 Phoenix 76 48 s 84 56 Pittsburgh 64 50 c 45 27 Portland, ME 43 34 sh 48 37 Portland, Ore 52 44 r 59 46 Providence, R.I. 49 37 sh 55 37 Raleigh 70 39 sh 64 37 Rapid City 50 22 pc 42 31 Reno 67 30 s 69 37 Rochester, NY 57 51 sh 44 30 Sacramento 71 41 s 77 47 St. Louis 46 34 .01 pc 49 29 St. Ste. Marie 38 33 .44 sn 27 13 Salt Lake City 56 34 pc 55 35 San Antonio 72 38 s 74 44 San Diego 68 51 s 73 56 San Francisco 64 43 s 61 46 Savannah 74 51 ts 71 43 Seattle 52 43 r 54 47 Spokane 49 30 sh 54 42 Syracuse 56 45 sh 48 31 Topeka 41 24 pc 48 27 Washington 62 44 sh 62 39YESTERDAYS NATIONAL HIGH & LOW HIGH 85 Thermal, Calif. LOW -8 Baudette, Minn. TUESDAY CITY H/L/SKY Acapulco 86/73/pc Amsterdam 35/23/s Athens 65/49/pc Beijing 48/37/sh Berlin 32/18/c Bermuda 65/60/pc Cairo 92/68/c Calgary 41/34/pc Havana 83/67/pc Hong Kong 76/65/pc Jerusalem 81/64/c Lisbon 56/43/sh London 38/28/pc Madrid 55/31/pc Mexico City 76/49/c Montreal 45/28/r Moscow 21/13/pc Paris 34/23/sn Rio 87/76/pc Rome 58/49/sh Sydney 81/66/sh Tokyo 63/50/pc Toronto 43/28/rs Warsaw 28/17/c 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* 6:49 a/2:37 a 7:07 p/2:55 p 7:29 a/3:15 a 7:33 p/3:24 p Crystal River** 5:10 a/12:17 p 5:28 p/ 5:50 a/12:37 a 5:54 p/12:46 p Withlacoochee* 2:57 a/10:05 a 3:15 p/10:25 p 3:37 a/10:34 a 3:41 p/11:02 p Homosassa*** 5:59 a/1:36 a 6:17 p/1:54 p 6:39 a/2:14 a 6:43 p/2:23 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) 3/12 TUESDAY 6:31 12:19 6:55 12:43 3/13 WEDNESDAY 7:21 1:09 7:45 1:33 FORECAST FOR 3:00 P.M. TUESDAY HI LO PR 79 56 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. For the RECORD A4 T UESDAY, M ARCH 12, 2013 To start your subscription:Call now for home delivery by our carriers:Citrus County: 352-563-5655 Marion County: 888-852-2340 13 weeks: $38.47* 6 months: $67.68* 1 year: $121.87* *Subscription price includes a separate charge of .15.5 per day for transportation cost and applicable state and local sales tax. Call 352-563-5655 for details. There will be a $1 adjustment for the Thanksgiving edition. This will only slightly affect your expiration date. 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MEADOWCREST BLVD., CRYSTAL RIVER, FL 34429 PERIODICAL POSTAGE PAID AT INVERNESS, FL SECOND CLASS PERMIT #114280 CITRUSCOUNTY Florida' s BestCommunity Newspaper Serving Floridas Best Community Where to find us:1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd. Crystal River, FL 34429 Blvd. Today's active pollen: Oak, Juniper, Nettle Todays count: 6.0/12 Wednesdays count: 10.8 Thursdays count: 10.0 Citrus County Sheriffs OfficeArrests Michael Robbins 35, of South Thrasher Avenue, Homosassa, at 2:07 p.m. March 6 on a Hernando County warrant for a felony change of grand theft. Bond $5,000. Robert Jewett III 47, of Southeast Plumbob Way, Crystal River, at 12:17 a.m. March 7 on a misdemeanor charge of disorderly intoxication. Bond $150. Ruth Thompson 54, of South Kings Avenue, Homosassa, at 7:35 a.m. March 7 on a Citrus County warrant for six misdemeanor charges of failure to have a child in school. Bond $3,000. Kimberly Scull 33, of Oakview Avenue, Floral City, at 9:35 a.m. March 7 on a misdemeanor charge of retail petit theft. She was released on her own recognizance. Brian Sterling 20, of West Oaklawn Street, Homosassa, at 9:57 p.m. March 7 on a Citrus County warrant for failure to appear in court for an original felony charge of attempted burglary of a structure/conveyance. No bond. Burglaries A residential burglary was reported at 8:11 a.m. Saturday, March 9, in the 200 block of S. Osceola St., Beverly Hills. A commercial burglary was reported at 10:24 a.m. March 9 at West Lemon Street, Beverly Hills. A residential burglary was reported at 2:45 p.m. March 9 in the 3400 block of N. Olive Ave., Crystal River. A residential burglary was reported 3:21 p.m. March 9 in the 4100 block of S. Spring Song Terrace, Homosassa. A residential burglary was reported at 7:40 p.m. Sunday, March 10, in the 1700 block of E. McKinley St., Hernando. Thefts A petit theft was reported at 12:48 a.m. Friday, March 8, in the 80 block of Chinaberry Circle, Homosassa. A grand theft was reported at 8:13 a.m. March 8 in the 900 block of W. Catbrier Lane, Beverly Hills. A petit theft was reported at 10:06 a.m. March 8 in the 100 block of Rose Ave., Beverly Hills. A petit theft was reported at 3:45 p.m. March 8 in the 2800 block of E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. A grand theft was reported at 4:12 p.m. March 8 in the 5000 block of W. Gulf-toLake Highway, Lecanto. A petit theft was reported at 7:31 p.m. March 8 in the 1800 block of N.W. U.S. 19, Crystal River. A grand theft was reported at 8:10 p.m. March 8 in the 9100 block of N. Fawn Way, Dunnellon. A grand theft was reported at 9:21 p.m. March 8 in the 7300 block of N. Nicosia Point, Dunnellon. A petit theft was reported at 4:59 a.m. Saturday, March 9, in the 700 block of S. U.S. 41, Inverness. A grand theft was reported at 4:51 p.m. March 9 in the 2800 block of E. Rossi Lane, Hernando. An auto theft was reported at 9:59 p.m. March 9 in the 7000 block of E. Munoz Court, Hernando. A grand theft was reported at 12:42 p.m. Sunday, March 10, in the 1000 block of S. Catwalk Point, Homosassa. A petit theft was reported at 1:26 p.m. March 10 in the 100 block of N.W. Crystal St., Crystal River. A grand theft was reported at 1:54 p.m. March 10 in the 9800 block of N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River. A residential burglary was reported at 4:39 p.m. March 10 in the 6200 block of S. Dolphin Drive, Floral City. A petit theft was reported at 7:27 p.m. March 10 in the 3700 block of S. Grey Dove Terrace, Homosassa. A petit theft was reported at 10:43 p.m. March 10 in the 1600 block of W. Main St., Inverness.Vandalisms A vandalism was reported at 10:15 a.m. Friday, March 8, in the 8400 block of E. Hampton Point Road, Inverness. A vandalism was reported at 1:17 p.m. Saturday, March 9, in the 40 block of S. Davis St., Beverly Hills. A vandalism was reported at 4:08 a.m. Sunday, March 10, in the area of W. Dunklin Street and N. Wayside Avenue, Dunnellon. A vandalism was reported at 2:43 p.m. March 10 in the 7100 block of W. Avocado St., Crystal River. A vandalism was reported at 7:28 p.m. March 10 at Balsam Court S., Homosassa. Comet posing for photo op near crescent moon Associated PressCAPE CANAVERAL Nows your chance to see the comet that passed within 100 million miles of Earth last week. Twilight on Tuesday will provide the best photo op for the comet called PanSTARRS. It will be visible in the Northern Hemisphere just above the western horizon right next to a crescent moon. California astronomer Tony Phillips said the glare of the setting sun may make it difficult to see the comet with the naked eye. But he encourages casual skygazers to give it a shot. The moon will provide an easy point of reference. All by itself, the slender moon will be superbeautiful. If you can see a comet right beside it ... what a bonus! he wrote in an email from his home and observatory in the Sierra Nevada. Remember your binoculars, but be certain not to point them at the setting sun, he warned. ON THE NET For the Record reports are archived online at www. chronicleonline.com. Man accused of elder abuse A.B. SIDIBE Staff writerAn Inverness man is in custody, accused of attacking an 83-year-old woman and dragging her by the hair, according to the Citrus County Sheriffs Office. Harold Leland Haggard, 60, is facing one count of aggravated battery on a person more than 65 years of age or older. No bond was allowed. A witness told investigators the woman came knocking on his door and scratching on windows Sunday night and told him she had been assaulted by Haggard. According to Haggards arrest report, he grabbed the woman by the hair and dragged her on her back and knees, causing abrasions on her knees and lower back. Investigators found the woman battered, bruised and disheveled. Haggard initially feigned ignorance, telling investigators nothing happened, but then offered that the woman was questioning him. When quizzed about the excessive amount of fresh blood on his shirt, Haggard reportedly claimed he reinjured an old cut on his arm. He was arrested and transported to the Citrus County Detention Facility. The woman was transported Citrus Memorial hospital. Harold Haggard Legal notices in todays Cit rus C ounty Chronicle 000E4C8 Meeting Notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C12 Notice to Creditors/Administration . . C12 Self Storage Notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . C12 Surplus Property . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C12
C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE T UESDAY, M ARCH 12, 2013 A5 000E8LN Introducing t he 2013 Winners o f Partners With A Heart W e celebrate our heroes in recognition for providing outstanding support & assistance in the area of prevention, intervention & services for substance abuse. 352-601-6620 352-586-7214 substancefreecitrus.com Like us on facebook 2013 Partner of the Year Lt. Kevin Purinton Citrus County Sheriffs Office Doug Lobel Inverness Olde Town Association Kevin Purinton 2013 Partner of the Year Citrus County Sheriffs Office Ray Thompson Capital City Bank Sponsor Scott Baggerly Faith Haven Christian Retreat Center Derrick Bogart Inverness Middle School Nancy Buteau Nature Coast Community Church Sandy Child Citrus County Health Department Corliss Conway The Centers, Inc. Bruce Deyarmond Phoenix Program Shalay Jackson Crystal River Middle School Alida Langley Alida Langleys Sewing and Quilting Shop Kristy Lindke The Path Kenia Lugo Camp E-Nini-Hassee Robert Martin Fellowship of Christian Athletes Patricia Mogg Citrus Springs Middle School Kevin Purinton Citrus County Sheriffs Office Toby Rowlinson Crystal River High School Samantha Shephard Citrus County Drug Court Judith Tear Citrus County Health Department Jill Williams Citrus High School
Negron wants the state to create a basic health insurance plan for the expanded Medicaid population and require recipients to pay a sliding scale premium based on their income. He suggested using Florida Healthy Kids, a managed care program that provides health insurance to low-income children, as the vehicle for delivering the new system. Some lawmakers, including Republican Sen. Aaron Bean of Fernandina Beach, also suggested using state funds to help patients pay those premiums. Could we ante up our own money to expand coverage, but under our terms, without creating the entitlement program that we cant or at least weve shown that we can never turn away or scale back? Bean asked. The Senate committees rejection comes a week after a House panel also voted against Medicaid expansion, putting the GOP-controlled Legislature at odds with Gov. Rick Scott. Scott wants to expand Medicaid for three years or as long as the federal government pays 100 percent of the bill, calling it a compassionate and common sense choice. The feds are slated to pay 90 percent after the three years. In a prepared statement shortly after the Senate vote, Scott appeared willing to consider alternatives proposed by lawmakers: I am confident that the Legislature will do the right thing and find a way to protect taxpayers and the uninsured in our state while the new health care law provides 100 percent federal funding. Negrons proposal could save about $127 million a year compared to expansion of traditional Medicaid. He said Florida Healthy Kids is a respected program statewide that lives within its budgets, has plenty of doctor participation and is required to spend a certain amount of money on patient care to prevent administrative costs from ballooning. Its not clear whether Negrons plan would win federal approval. States can charge co-pays and still get 100 percent reimbursement from the feds, but premiums are more complicated. Lawmakers in both chambers have repeatedly expressed concerns that Medicaid is a broken system. Many fear the federal government will back out of its promise to pay, leaving the state on the hook for billions. The straight party line vote angered some Democrats who felt they werent given time to consider alternative plans, including Negrons, which was presented at the last minute after weeks of hearings. We shouldnt force the Floridians who dont have adequate access health care to bear the brunt of our procrastination, said Sen. Chris Smith, DOakland Park. If Florida expands Medicaid, state economists project the state would draw down more than $51 billion over the next decade and have to spend much less: about $5.2 billion. The federal government has agreed to pay for Medicaid expansion in its entirety for the first three years and cover 90 percent after that. Thats much more generous than the 50 percent match the state receives now to cover its current Medicaid population. Despite Mondays Senate vote against traditional Medicaid expansion, several Democrats said the new proposal will still allow the state to receive billions of federal dollars and extend coverage to 1 million Floridians. A rose, by any other name, is still a rose, said Sen. Audrey Gibson of Jacksonville. This move is long overdue and one the House would be wise to emulate. The Medicaid expansion debate comes a month after Scott won a huge victory when federal health officials signaled they would likely grant permission for the state to move its entire Medicaid population into managed care as long as it fixed issues involving oversight and transparency. The state spends about $21 billion a year on Medicaid to cover roughly 3 million residents about half of them children. Glenn Barber, 82INVERNESS Glenn E. Barber, 82, Inverness, died March 10, 2013, surrounded by his family and under the loving care of the staff of Arbor Trail Rehab and Nursing Center. Glenn was born Feb. 15, 1931, in Northfield, Ohio, to the late Gus and Garnet (Boswell) Barber and moved to this area in 1995 from Northeast Florida. Glenn worked as an upholsterer at the Taylor Chair Company in Bedford, Ohio, before moving to Florida in 1973. He then worked at Gulfstar and Viking Yachts in upholstery and at the end of his working career, he was a final finish supervisor. He served our country in the United States Army during the Korean conflict. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 58 years, Pauline (Tuennerman) Barber; three daughters, Deborah (Harry) Young, Brooksville, Gail (Bob) Slovinac, Jacksonville, and Catherine (John) Bowers, Land O Lakes; brother Ray (Mary Jo) Barber, Pa.; sister Betty James, Va.; grandchildren Charles G. Johnson, Travis P Johnson, Corey Walko, Caity Bowers and Jenna Rose Bowers; and great-grandchildren Ayden and Skye Johnson. He was preceded in death by brothers Eugene and Gus and sisters Loretta, Doris and Pauline. A graveside military committal service will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Florida National Cemetery. The family will receive friends in visitation from 1 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. at the Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home. Memorial donations are requested to Hospice of Citrus County, P .O. Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL 34464 or Alzheimers Family Organization, P .O. Box 1939, New Port Richey, FL 34656 in lieu of flowers. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Edith Tether, 86OCALA Edith Marie Tether, 86, of Ocala, died March 10, 2013. Private cremation will take place under the direction of Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto. Charles Frogge, 80Charles Wesley Frogge, 80, died March 10, 2013, under the loving care of his family and Hospice of Citrus County. One of seven children, Charles was born Sept. 18, 1932, in Jamestown, Tenn., to the late Ocee and Gladys (Evans) Frogge. Charles served our country in the United States Navy. He was employed as an accountant at Kusan Inc. in Brentwood, Tenn. Left to cherish his memory are his wife Patricia Frogge; sons George (Alicia) Frogge, Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Anthony (Paula) Byrom, Huntsville, Ala.; daughters Elizabeth (Randy) Burrum, Smyrna, Tenn., and Elise Byrom, Hobart, Ind.; his brother James Frogge, San Diego, Calif.; and nine grandchildren. Charles was preceded in death by five brothers and one sister. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Hospice of Citrus County, P .O. Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL 34464. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory is assisting the family with private arrangements. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Edwin Clark Sr., 80INGLIS Edwin Roy Clark Sr., 80, of Inglis, died March 10, 2013, at his residence. A Masonic service will be 11 a.m. Friday, March 15, 2013, at Roberts Funeral Home of Dunnellon, 11939 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Dunnellon, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial 1 p.m. at Florida National Cemetery. Joc Rosado, 69 FLORAL CITYA memorial gathering for Mr. Joc Rosado, 69, of Floral City, will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday at the Inverness Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes. He died Sunday, March 10, 2013, in Floral City. Cremation will be under direction of Hooper Crematory, Inverness. Arrangements are under the direction of the Inverness Chapel of Hooper Funeral Home & Crematory. A6 T UESDAY, M ARCH 12, 2013 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE Obituaries Glenn Barber SO YOU KNOW Chronicle policy permits free and paid obituaries. Email obits@chronicle online.com or call 352-563-5660 for details and pricing options. Associated PressDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. A tree fungus known as laurel wilt is spreading rapidly across parts of central Florida, killing hundreds of redbay trees in its wake. The fungus carried by ambrosia beetles attacks very quickly, killing the trees almost overnight, according to the Daytona Beach NewsJournal Leaves then hang on the dead trees for weeks or months. Trees are dying everywhere, said Don Spence, a certified arborist who owns Native Florida Landscapes in Ormond Beach. The infestation has spread across Volusia and Flagler counties and has been spotted in the Ocala National Forest and up and down the St. Johns River. The beetles drill into redbay trees and the female beetles inoculate the tree with rapidly multiplying fungi, according to Farley Palmer, who owns Palmer Biological Services in New Smyrna Beach. He said the bugs feed on fungus, which block the trees capillaries and prevent water from getting into the limbs, branches and leaves. The leaves quickly change from green to brown. Specialists said the only hope is for trees to be treated early enough with a fungicide that protects the roots and keeps the fungus from taking hold. Palmer said that can cost between $100 and $300 per tree. Federal officials believe the fungus and beetles came from Georgia in 2002, probably from importing shipping materials. It first appeared in Duval County in 2005 and spread to Volusia County in 2008. Florida Department of Agriculture spokeswoman Denise Feiber said the fungus is in 41 Florida counties. She said 98 percent of the native redbay trees were destroyed in some north Florida counties within two years of the beetles arrival. Officials said the beetles also attack other trees, including swamp bay, sassafras and avocado. Palmer and other experts say its key for people to understand what kinds of trees they have in their yards. Many people mistake redbay trees for oak trees, he said. Making that connection between the species they have and the disease is the real key to saving these trees, Palmer said. Redbays fall prey to fatal fungus Specialists said the only hope is for trees to be treated early enough with a fungicide that protects the roots and keeps the fungus from taking hold. That can cost between $100 and $300 per tree. MEDICAID Continued from Page A1 Sen. Joe Negron voted against expanding Medicaid. Gov. Rick Scott willing to consider alternatives. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 000E5J9 Limited seating. Reservations Necessary. 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Most recent dividend was omitted or deferred. k Declared or paid this year, a cumulative iss ue with dividends in arrears. m Current annual rate, which was decreased by most recent dividend announcement. p Initial dividend, annual rate not known, yie ld not shown. r Declared or paid in preceding 12 months plus stock dividend. t Paid in stock, approximate cash value on ex-distribution date. PE Footnotes: q Stock is a closed-end fund no P/E ratio shown. cc P/E exceeds 99. dd Loss in last 12 months. The BlackBerry-maker said that it will launch its new touchscreen smartphone in the U.S. with wireless carrier AT&T on March 22. The media companys film, Oz the Great and the Powerful, debuted this weekend and earned $80.3 million at the U.S. box office. A Barrons article predicted that the insurer and mortgage backers shares will get a boost from a rebound in the housing industry. A KeyBanc analyst upgraded his rating for the aerospace parts maker to a Buy, due to its decision to sell one of its businesses. The sporting goods retailer said that its fourth-quarter net income rose 17 percent, but the results still missed expectations. The Dow Jones industrial average rose for a seventh straight day Monday, and the Standard & Poors 500 index inched closer to its record high. Stocks in the financial and health care industries led the market higher. The S&P 500 is within 1 percent of its record high. 40 45 50 $55 DM JF Dicks Sporting Gds. DKS Close: $45.11 -5.49 or -10.8% $44.06$54.24 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 13.9m (8.2x avg.) $4.41 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 20.9 1.1% 20 25 $30 DM JF Barnes Group B Close: $28.88 1.05 or 3.8% $19.71$29.11 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 489.5k (1.5x avg.) $1.57 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 16.7 1.4% 6 8 10 $12 DM JF Genworth Financial GNW Close: $10.50 0.66 or 6.7% $4.06$10.74 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 30.9m (2.8x avg.) $5.17 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 19.5 ... 45 50 55 $60 DM JF Walt DisneyDIS Close: $57.66 0.27 or 0.5% $40.88$57.75 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 7.1m (0.8x avg.) $104.1 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 18.4 1.3% 10 15 $20 DM JF Research In Motion BBRY Close: $14.90 1.84 or 14.1% $6.22$18.32 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 92.3m (1.4x avg.) $7.81 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 2.7 ... The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.06 percent Monday. Yields affect interest rates on consumer loans. 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Interest rates Associated PressNEW YORK The stock market crept higher Monday, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average to its seventh straight day of gains. Boeing was the Dows top stock, surging 2 percent. A Boeing executive reportedly said hes confident the aircraft maker has figured out a fix for the battery problems that have grounded the 787 Dreamliner. The last time the Dow rose for seven consecutive days was March 2012. The latest streak began last Tuesday, when the bluechip index blew past its all-time high, then kept climbing to end the week up 2 percent. On Monday, the Dow rose 50.22 points to end the day at 14,447.29, an increase of 0.3 percent. The Standard & Poors 500 index edged up 5.04 points, also 0.3 percent, to close at 1,556.22. The index, the most popular market measure for investment funds, is nine points shy of its all-time closing high reached in October 2007. The Nasdaq composite added 8.51 points to 3,252.87. The S&P 500 gains were broad, though slight. Nine of the 10 industry groups in the S&P 500 rose, led by financial companies. Thats a sign many investors believe the market and economy are on solid footing, said Quincy Krosby, market strategist at Prudential Financial. When the economy picks up, financial firms and companies in other cyclical industries tend to benefit more than others. For the year, the Dow is up 10 percent and the S&P 500 up 9 percent. The stock markets fast start has prompted some analysts to worry that the rally could quickly fizzle out. Although recent economic reports have painted a better picture, the U.S. economy is still growing slowly. It expanded at an annual rate of 0.1 percent in the final three months of 2012. And Europe remains in a recession. There were no major economic reports to drive trading on Monday. Later in the week, the government will release figures for the federal budget in February, as well as reports on consumer prices and industrial production On Friday, the Labor Department said that U.S. employers added 236,000 workers to their payrolls in February, pushing the unemployment rate down to 7.7 percent, the lowest since December 2008. Dow posts seventh solid day of gains Business BRIEFS Recovery slow as Japan marks 2 years since tsunami TOKYO Amid growing dissatisfaction with the slow pace of recovery, Japan marked the second anniversary Monday of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead or missing and has displaced more than 300,000. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that the government intends to make visible reconstruction progress and accelerate resettlement of those left homeless by streamlining legal and administrative procedures many blame for the delays. At observances in Tokyo and in still-barren towns along the northeastern coast, those gathered bowed their heads in a moment of silence marking the moment, at 2:46 p.m. on March 11, 2011, when the magnitude-9.0 earthquake the strongest recorded in Japans history struck off the coast.EU bans cosmetics with animal-tested ingredientsBRUSSELS The European Union banned the sale of new cosmetic products containing ingredients tested on animals Monday. Animal rights groups were quick to cheer the measure, but Cosmetics Europe, a trade body representing the EUs $93 billion industry, said the ban acts as a brake on innovation. While the industrys rabbits, mice or guinea pigs used in testing will now be spared, consumers are unlikely to notice immediate changes because products containing ingredients that were tested on animals before the ban can remain on the shelves. Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba names new CEO BEIJING Alibaba Group, one of the worlds biggest e-commerce companies, said Monday its executive vice president will succeed founder Jack Ma as chief executive. Ma, 48, announced in January he was stepping down as CEO to make way for younger leaders. He stayed on as chairman. Jonathan Lu Zhaoxi, a 13-year veteran of the company, will take over in May as CEO, said the company, based in the eastern city of Hangzhou. Icahn signs confidentiality agreement with DellBillionaire investor Carl Icahn, who is fighting Dell Inc. founder Michael Dells plan to take the struggling company private, has entered a confidentiality agreement that would give him access to the computer makers financial records. Michael Dell, who is also Dells CEO, is planning a $24.4 billion buyout that would make the Round Rock, Texas, company a privately-owned business. But Icahn and other investors say the price of $13.65 per share is too low. Icahns company, Icahn Enterprises, has said it holds a substantial stake in the company. Icahn wants the company to pay a special dividend of $9 per share, financed with existing cash and new debt, if shareholders reject the buyout offer.New BlackBerry coming to the US public on March 22TORONTO BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion will begin selling its new touchscreen smartphone to U.S. consumers with AT&T on March 22. The release will come several weeks after RIM launched the muchdelayed devices elsewhere. AT&T said Monday that the Z10 will be available for $199.99 with a two-year contract. Sales of the device began in the U.K. and Canada shortly after RIM unveiled the phone in late January. Rival U.S. carrier T-Mobile said it expects to deliver the new BlackBerry for some corporate customers as soon as the end of this week, though it did not provide details on the availability for non-business customers. Halliburton exec testifies at Gulf spill trial NEW ORLEANS An executive from the company that was BPs cement contractor on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig testified Monday that he learned of some irregularities in tests that the contractors employees performed after the massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Timothy Probert, a Halliburton president who served as the companys chief safety officer at the time of the spill, didnt specify the nature of those irregularities during his testimony at a trial designed to assign fault to the companies involved in the deadly disaster. However, an attorney for rig owner Transocean Ltd. asked Probert if he was angry when he learned in 2012 that evidence had been destroyed. Yes, Probert said. Obviously, it doesnt make you feel happy.IBM pays CEO $15.4M in her first year on the job ARMONK, N.Y. IBM awarded CEO Virginia Rometty a compensation package valued at $15.4 million during her first year running one of the worlds biggest technology companies. APs calculation counts salary, bonuses, perks and stock and options awarded to the executive during the year. It doesnt include changes in the present value of pension benefits, and sometimes differs from the totals that companies list in their proxy statements filed with regulators. As with most CEOs, most of Romettys 2012 pay consisted of long-term stock awards that could wind up being worth more or less than the $9.3 million listed in the initial disclosures. Kodak loss up 80 percent in 2012 as sales fall ROCHESTER, N.Y. Eastman Kodak Co., the photography pioneer thats under bankruptcy protection, on Monday said its loss nearly doubled last year due to the cost of converting itself into a slimmer company. The Rochester, N.Y., company said it lost $1.38 billion in 2012, 80 percent more than the loss of $764 million the year before. Excluding reorganization costs, the latest loss would have been $308 million, Kodak said. Revenue was $4.11 billion, a 20 percent decline from the previous year. Kodak, once the dominant supplier of photographic materials in the U.S., failed to transition gracefully to the world of digital imaging. Shrinking sales pushed it into bankruptcy in January 2012. It hopes to emerge from court protection this summer.Yums China sales drop less than expected in 1Q NEW YORK Yum Brands Inc. said Monday that its sales in China slid 20 percent in January and February following a food scare over its chicken suppliers. But the drop wasnt as bad as feared. The owner of KFC and Taco Bell had forecast a 25 percent decline for the two months for sales at restaurants open at least a year. It also warned at the time that its overall profit for 2013 would drop as a result of the controversy, snapping an 11-year streak of doubledigit profit growth. With 5,300 restaurants in the country, Louisville, Ky.-based Yum is the biggest Western fast-food operator in China. KFC accounts for most the locations. Yums sales figure ticked up 2 percent in February, helped by the timing of Chinese New Year. The holidays timing hurt Januarys sales, however, ultimately having a neutral impact on results for the two months. Mexico moves against TV, telephone tycoonsMEXICO CITY President Enrique Pena Nieto on Monday proposed an overhaul of the weak and chaotic regulations that have allowed the worlds richest man and the largest Spanish-language media empire to exert near-total control of Mexicos lucrative telephone and television markets. The reforms, if approved, would give Mexico the tools to take on two of the two most influential men in Mexico, multibillionaire telephone tycoon Carlos Slim and Televisa CEO Emilio Azcarraga, independent observers said. The two rivals holds on their respective markets have become widely seen as emblems of regulatory dysfunction. From wire reports
Page A8 TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013 No need for new bans I am deeply concerned about attempts to pass new laws aimed at limiting my Second Amendment rights. Focusing on 100 million law-abiding citizens like me who use firearms including modern sporting rifles (MSRs) every day for hunting, recreational shooting and home defense, is unproductive and unconstitutional. Lets prosecute those who abuse existing laws instead. MSRs (so-called assault weapons) continue to be vilified in the press. While they may look like military rifles, they function no differently from any other civilian semiautomatic firearm. Semiautomatic technology has been available for decades and is the operating system for most of the firearms in existence today. They fire only one round with each trigger pull. The design for MSRs, developed in 1957, is the ArmaLite Rifle; the term A/R is its abbreviation it does not stand for assault rifle. A comprehensive 2003 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) examined 51 gun-control studies, including the 1994 Federal Assault Weapons Ban (AWB). It was unable to show any crime reduction associated with gun control. Another study, commissioned by Congress, found bans were not effective in reducing crime because the banned weapons and magazines were never used in more than a modest fraction of all gun murders. As your constituent, I urge you to make me safer while protecting my constitutional rights. Focus on real crimecontrol measures such as: Ensure that all states submit appropriate court data for individuals adjudicated unfit to possess firearms into the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) database. These are not private medical records, but official court documents; therefore they do not infringe on privacy rights, a popular but incorrect argument. Enforce the laws already at our disposal, such as: Use the existing 10 year/ $250,000 perjury penalty associated with Straw Purchasing. Even better, lets make straw purchasing its own offense. Use existing federal laws to prosecute gun-related crimes, ensuring that criminals dont plead down to lesser offenses. Armed robbery should never become robbery because a busy court docket necessitated a plea deal. When Richmond, Va., did this under a program called Project Exile, crime dropped 65 percent. Criminals respond to risk. Promote education to ensure firearms are safely stored away from unauthorized users. These are simple, noncontroversial, concrete steps we can take today that will not infringe on anyones privacy or constitutional rights. Lets focus on smart, datadriven solutions to get to the root of our crime problems. Wayne Charles Sessa Beverly Hills S tate Sen. Joe Negron is on his third attempt to get a key change added to Floridas landmark Sunshine Law the right of the public to speak before a public board or commission takes official action. If the general public thinks it has that right already, thats because people have been lulled into the comfort zone by decisionmaking boards and commissions through their own local rulemaking. There is no state law or constitutional guarantee of the publics right to speak before a public board or commission votes on a specific matter. Negrons bill, SB 50, and similar legislation in the state House filed by Rep. Ray Rodrigues, HB 23, would add the right into Floridas Sunshine Law, Chapter 286, Florida Statutes, to speak out. Exemptions would prevail for specific meetings as they do now executive sessions where boards meet in the shade and make decisions on pending litigation, for example. And the publics comments, the bill specifies, could be taken at a meeting on the matter other than where the official vote takes place. The bill would authorize a board or commission to adopt reasonable rules to ensure orderly conduct of the meeting. But, a board or commission could not just announce, We arent taking public comment. That lack of the force of law came to a head in the past three years in two state appellate court rulings. In 2010, The First District Court of Appeal upheld the right of the Community Maritime Park Associates Inc., acting on behalf of the city of Pensacola, to deny the public the right to speak at a public meeting regarding a waterfront development. The plaintiffs alleged the Sunshine Laws phrase open to the public gave them that right. The First DCA said no and that the remedy would be a change in law. In 2011, the Fifth District Court of Appeal in Kennedy v. St. Johns River Water Management District affirmed a lower court on the question of a public speaking right. Plaintiffs alleged a violation of the Sunshine Law because the water district board denied them the right to speak before the vote. The appeals court said no, too, because there was no right in the law. Negron filed his first bill for the 2011 session. But that year, his bill and a House companion bill didnt even make it out of their respective committees. In 2012, Negron tried again and got Senate approval of the bill. But, the then-House leadership refused to bring it to the floor for a vote. Negron and Rodrigues are confident of passage this time around. Both bills passed separate committees in their respective chambers last week with unanimous support in each committee. Barbara Petersen, president of the First Amendment Foundation in Tallahassee, is confident, too. House Speaker Will Weatherford and Senate President Don Gaetz are good friends of open government. Former Speaker Dean Cannon was not. That surprised me because his first degree was from the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications where the Sunshine Law had its genesis in 1958 in the Society of Professional Journalists Chapter. That year, then-State Rep. J. Emory Red Cross was a speaker and raised the idea of a sunshine law. Negrons persistence reminds me of Cross. The law finally took effect on July 1, 1967. It was Cross fifth attempt. He filed the first bill in the House in 1959. He was laughed out of the House, said Horance G. Davis Jr., legendary journalism professor and Pulitzer Prize winner. After election to the Senate in 1961, Cross tried again and again in 1963, 1965 and 1967. I interviewed Cross for The St. Augustine Records1998 series on the Sunshine Law. I asked him what he did to change the minds of lawmakers. A federal court order that reapportioned the Legislature made the difference, he said. Before then, the Legislature had equal numbers of lawmakers from rural and urban counties. The pine trees and the cows had been voting for years, Cross said. When they started letting the people vote, the law passed. While confidence abounds in passage, the public needs to voice its support to legislators and Gov. Rick Scott. The ultimate prize, the right in law, rests with Scott. Petersen said, I cant imagine that Gov. Scott would veto a bill that restores a fundamental constitutional right to the people of Florida the right to speak to their elected representatives at a public meeting. I cant either.Margo C. Pope worked for The St. Augustine Record and The Florida Times-Union for 42 years covering education, city and county government, tourism and open government issues. She retired in August after five years as The Records editorial page editor. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. The great tragedy of Science the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact. Thomas Henry Huxley, Biogenesis and Abiogenesis, 1870 Think you have a voice? Think again 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 Emotional CPR incident spurs debate T rumpeted by the media, the unanswered pleas of a 911 operator beseeching an employee of a California independent living facility to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to a dying 87-year-old resident touched the core of our humanity. The apparent callousness of the employee sparked nationwide outrage. However, as the facts and circumstance surrounding the incident have become known, it became clear the situation was not as blackand-white as originally portrayed. Resuscitation for the very old is often futile, and positive outcomes problematic. With brain damage an ever-present risk, one in five resuscitated never resume life as before. Given this risk, the article in the March 2012 Journal of the American Medical Association suggested that CPR for imminently dying patients is likely to harm them without compensatory benefit. Supporting the facilitys handling of the situation, the family of the deceased 87year-old-resident stated she fully understood the facility did not have a trained medical staff and that her wish was to die naturally and without any kind of prolonged intervention. Expressing regret that the media sensationalized the incident, the family said it would not sue or try to profit from the death, calling it a lesson we can learn from. The incident is certainly a lesson we can all learn from. For the residential-care industry, especially independent living facilities that are not regulated by the government, the incident is a wakeup call to clearly define emergency resuscitation policies within the context of legal and moral responsibilities. Furthermore, the policies must be communicated to residents, family members of residents and staff in an understandable manner to ensure end-oflife wishes are compassionately filled. As for end-oflife wishes, every person, particularly the elderly, should determine their wishes and discuss them with loved ones. This not only makes ones wishes known, but eases uncertainty and grief for loved ones. In determining end-of-life wishes, Five Wishes is a proven tool for guiding individual decisions and family discussions. Written in everyday language and easy to use, it has become Americas most popular living will since introduced in 1997. Online since 2011, it is now readily accessible. While triggering our emotions and sparking a firestorm of outrage, the medias coverage of the incident also spurred a useful national discussion that hopefully will serve as a catalyst for introspection about end-of-life decisions by the residential care industry, as well as the families they serve. THE ISSUE: Death of resident at independent living facility.OUR OPINION: Preparing end-of-life wishes a must-do. Five Wishes: www.aging withdignity.org/ five-wishes.php OPINIONS INVITED The opinions expressed in Chronicle editorials are the opinions of the newspapers editorial board. 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Hes doing some good stuff and if youll pay attention, the board has realized how to handle him. They talk quieter and just let him do what hes going to do. As far as suggestions, hes given them suggestions when they said, Wow, Mr. Scott, youve got a lot of pie in the sky, then why dont you give us something to help us with the budget and show us what youve got? And he did and you guys still got nothing better to do than to bust his chops.Global warming?It was Monday morning (March 4), early, oh, about 7:30. I was driving by the college in Inverness and there was some guy in a coonskin cap and a snowmobile walking around carrying a sign on the coldest morning of the year talking about global warming. Is this some joke? I mean, I get it. I smiled. But, man, it was cold. Love the graph I love the graph on page A12 Monday, March 4, titled Tax bills for rich higher. Id like to see a graph next to that one showing how much the bottom 20 percent, middle 20 percent and the top 20 percent actually received back from the taxes collected through various government benefits including Medicare, Medicaid disability ADC, etc.Silent dillos Thanks for the tip on the ammonia-soaked rags to put out in the yard where the armadillos dig. The armadillos that come here dont tell us where theyre going to dig, so I dont know where to put the rags. Thank you anyway. Nice work, Matt Matthew Becks picture in the paper, the Chronicle this morning (March 9) is beautiful. He takes the most beautiful pictures. I love seeing them. 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. 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Stop the pumping madness With regard to the recent SWFMD approvals and applications for ground water extraction for industrial users in Citrus County, there needs to be a time when enough is enough. Industrial users are able to incorporate alternative water supplies into their operating budget with minimal effect to finished product pricing. I suspect that the industrial corporations would easily pass the added cost onto the consumers to maintain their precious profits. In a recent publication from WateReuse Association Seawater Desalination Costs, Revised January 2012 it states facts about the Tampa Bay water system. Three areas I would like to quote are: In the U.S., for example, Tampa Bay, Fla., has implemented seawater desalination as a droughtproof measure. In particular, and under constant order by the State of Florida and the Southwest Florida Water Management District, this measure was determined to be necessary in order to alleviate well field over-pumping and devastation of wetlands (Southwest Florida Water Management District (www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/) wetland recovery strategy). By some arguable accounts, thousands of acres of wetlands that had virtually dried up over many years began to fill with water, One of the most sensitive and critical aspects of any water project is cost. Membrane desalination has experienced an overall downturn trend in overall costs, and technological advances will continue to bring costs down even further. Additionally, when investigating the costs associated with desalination compared to other supplies, comparable cost estimating practices will tend to level the playing field when all of the costs associated with delivering water are considered. For example, in Tampa, a comprehensive environmental study beginning in 2002 (study commissioned by Tampa Bay Water and administered by PBS&J) revealed that to date there is no indication that the sea water reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination facility concentrate has had an adverse impact on Tampa Bay. Therefore, the costs associated with co-locating with a nearby power plant and the associated mixing and dilution can be reliable when applied to other similar co-located projects. Industrial users need to be required to install desalination systems for their water supply. This will lessen the over pumping of our Citrus County aquifer as the county develops. Leave the ground water for the residents who use it to live, not to profit from. With proper engineering and planning, the cost of water can be expected to be around $3/1000 gallons or $0.003 per gallon or less. Being a resident and property owner in Citrus County, with multiple dried up wetlands, I feel that a possible miniscule increase in price for industrial goods is a small price to pay for the preservation of our waterways, aquifer, and wetlands. Scott Baggerly LifeSource Engineering Crystal River Line up facts first, then make case Harley Lawrence has really outdone himself with the Socialism does not work letter in Sundays paper. His paranoia with socialism has completely removed his ability to think objectively on the subject. You have to wonder if he is retired and on Social Security and Medicare? Does he realize that is a form of socialism? Does he send his Social Security check back each month to protest socialism? Id bet he doesnt. I just dont understand how he could write so many letters if he is still working. Maybe thats it he is selfemployed, making more than $113,700 per year and paying nearly $15,000 per year in Social Security tax. And Medicare tax for the self-employed at 2.9 percent, or $3,297. Harley reported the dreaded CPC has deep and long-standing ties with the socialist movement and (are you ready?) a Marxist agenda. Wikipedia, on the other hand, reported the CPC was founded in 1995 by the Democratic Party in response to Newt Gingrichs Contract with America. To top it off, there has been no socialist party to speak of in Congress in the past 38 years, per an independent fact checker called Thats My Congress. Only one member of Congress today claims to be a Democratic Socialist, and that is Bernie Sanders. Check Wikipedia if you would like an honest history of the Socialist Party in America. You will find it fragmented into small groups totaling less than 9,000 members in the s. Harley makes a point to criticize the social democracies in Europe, saying they are being crushed under the weight of social programs and jump from one financial crisis to the next every month. Has he picked up a paper to see what the U.S. is doing lately? Take a look at how well plain old capitalism is doing in America. As much as I liked President George Bush, I would like to see Harleys itemized list of actions Bush attempted that were blocked by the progressives (sounds fishy). There appear to have been a handful of people in power who honestly wanted to help lowincome Americans buy their own home. I believe George Bush was one of them. The motive of the remainder of the politicians, bankers, mortgage brokers, and lenders was simple greed and a prime example of capitalism without regulation. I have read several books that provide a much better perspective on the whole fiasco. Try Too Big to Fail, All the Devils are Here or Bull by the Horns. I promise youll be much better informed. To help your understanding, look up Angelo Mozilo (CEO of Countrywide Financial) on Wikipedia. You will find a long list of politicians he gave mortgages to at a super-discounted rate (Democrats and Republicans alike). He was cozy with both and thanks, in part, to their legislative largesse, made around $470 million between 2001 and 2006. One more blatant error I found in that letter was there are no success stories from a socialist/Marxist society. Granted, Mao was not a Marxist, but he was certainly a socialist. The Chinese government has brought a nation of 1.3 billion people from near Stone Age to iPads in about 40 years. They are currently out-producing the U.S., and are holding $1.1 trillion in U.S. T-bills, notes and bonds. Why do you think they are so much more successful than the Europeans? They dont allow unions to drive wages and benefits beyond the point of economic viability (my opinion). For that matter, they dont allow unions.R.M. Sprott Crystal River High-paying jobs needed What have our county planners come up with to revitalize this area? Boat ramps, restaurants and gas pumps on the lake. More minimum wage and seasonal jobs. Really? Is this a responsible plan? What we need are real jobs jobs that support people raising families and buying homes. Real jobs that bring in real taxes. Sumter County got the UPS depot. Were getting gas pumps on the lake? Nostalgia? Is nostalgia going to get people off food stamps? Raise them out of poverty or just getting by? Pay for better schools? Do these planners know what the poverty rate is in the county? Or the unemployment, underemployment rate? Guess not. A while back I read that the county commissioners wanted to keep this a bucolic area for retirees. Well, fellas, look around and find a Plan B, your plan aint working for most residents. Gas pumps on the lake, gimme a break. Martha Bowman Floral City Congress should work with Obama Two years ago, Congress and the Obama administration signed on to work together to reach a compromise to avoid drastic cuts in various government programs. Now Congress once again is creating a nonemergency emergency. They have had two years to work on a plan that would be good for the country and have come up empty. Now the posturing in front of TV cameras and the blame game is once again being played out. I guess the members of Congress have forgotten the story of the little boy who cried wolf. The November reelection of President Obama should have been a wake-up call for those who dedicated the past five years to working against everything the president has tried to do. Well, we the people spoke up in November and said we wanted Congress to work with the president for the good of the country...not for the good of their own party affiliations and/or re-election campaign supporters. Members of Congress (regardless of party affiliation) who do not do whats best for the country at this critical time will be signing their own political death warrant. We the people have had enough. We dont believe your emergencies anymore. To us it is just your unwillingness to do the job we sent you to D.C. to accomplish. That job was not to keep fighting with each other but to work together to restore the greatness of our nation. If you are unwilling to do so, come election time we the people will find someone who will. Evlyn Skurow Crystal River O PINION C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE T UESDAY, M ARCH 12, 2013 A9 Letters to the EDITOR 000E5ZJ Next to ACE in Homosassa ( 352 ) 628-3443 License #DN 17606 Ledgerdentistry.com FREE SECOND OPINION. We Cater to Cowards! 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Snowmen Associated Press Sisters Hannah Sell, 16, and Natalie Sell, 12, work to repair their field of snowmen Monday in Hartwick, N.Y., after warm weather damaged them. Judge strikes down soda ban NEW YORK A judge struck down New York Citys pioneering ban on big sugary drinks Monday just hours before it was supposed to take effect, handing a defeat to health-minded Mayor Michael Bloomberg and creating confusion for restaurants that had already ordered smaller cups and changed their menus. State Supreme Court Justice Milton Tingling said the 16-ounce limit on sodas and other sweet drinks arbitrarily applies to only some sugary beverages and some places that sell them. The loopholes in this rule effectively defeat the stated purpose of this rule, Tingling wrote.Colo. Senate OKs gun-control billsDENVER A gun control package pushed by Colorado Democrats has cleared the state Senate after a full day of emotional debate. The Senate gave final approval to five bills restricting gun rights, reacting to mass shootings in a Colorado movie theater and a Connecticut elementary school. The bills include a 15round limit on ammunition magazines, expanded background checks, and a ban on gun ownership for people accused of domestic violence crimes. Modest quake shakes CaliforniaINDIAN WELLS, Calif. A modest earthquake left Southern California with the jitters Monday but no serious damage as the temblor caused swaying and rolling from the desert to the coast, sending children scrambling under their desks and office workers running for the door. The 9:55 a.m. quake had an estimated magnitude of 4.7, said Nick Scheckel, seismic analyst at the California Institute of Technologys seismological laboratory in Pasadena. The epicenter was about a dozen miles from the Riverside County desert community of Anza, about 100 miles southeast of Los Angeles. Owner: SUV in crash was stolen WARREN, Ohio Investigators Monday tried to piece together what eight teenagers crammed into an allegedly stolen SUV were up to before the vehicle flipped over into a pond, killing six of them. Authorities gave few details on where the group of friends had been and why they were out around daybreak Sunday, speeding down a two-lane road. On Monday, the SUVs owner met with police and filed a stolen-car report; police said none of the teens were related to the owner or had asked to use the vehicle. From wire reports Nation BRIEFS N ATION & W ORLD Page A10 TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Venezuela Associated Press A supporter of Venezuelas acting President Nicolas Maduro stands Monday with his face painted in the colors of his nations flag outside the national electoral council, where Maduro registered his candidacy for president to replace late President Hugo Chavez in Caracas, Venezuela. Last anti-Chavez TV station sold CARACAS, Venezuela The last remaining television station critical of Venezuelas government is being sold to an insurance company owner who is apparently friendly with the ruling socialists, its owners announced Monday, following an unrelenting official campaign to financially strangle the broadcaster through regulatory pressure. The announcement, which civil liberties advocates called a crushing blow to press freedom, comes a month ahead of crucial elections to replace Hugo Chavez as the opposition accuses the late presidents political heirs of employing multiple violations of the constitution to gain an unfair advantage. Report: UK police covered up abuseLONDON An independent report into how British police handled allegations against disgraced late BBC entertainer Jimmy Savile said Tuesday that police held records that connected him to sexual abuse as early as 1964, but failed to carry out an investigation. Once one of Britains most popular entertainers, Saviles reputation took a dive after his death in 2011 at age 84, when hundreds of witnesses and victims came forward accusing him of sexual abuse. Police have since described the television and radio presenter as a serial sexual predator who used his fame to target young victims across Britain. Dominican Republic eyes truth panelSANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic A new campaign seeks to establish a Truth Commission in the Dominican Republic to delve into the brutal years of dictator Rafael Trujillo. The director of the National Museum of Resistance says it has collected 15,000 signatures to petition the Dominican government to create the commission. Luisa de Pena said Monday the government needs to address for the first time how many people were tortured and killed under the 1930-1961 rule of Trujillo.Hungary alters constitution BUDAPEST, Hungary Hungarian lawmakers on Monday overwhelmingly approved a long amendment to the constitution which critics say threatens certain democratic checks and balances. Among the government policies struck down by the Constitutional Court over the past months and now added to the Fundamental Law are the possibility for local authorities to fine or jail homeless people living in public areas, a ban on political campaign ads on commercial radio and TV, and a contract obliging university students who accept state scholarships to work in Hungary for years after graduation. World BRIEFS From wire reports Associated PressVATICAN CITY Cardinals enter the Sistine Chapel on Tuesday to elect the next pope amid more upheaval and uncertainty than the Catholic Church has seen in decades: Theres no front-runner, no indication how long voting will last and no sense that a single man has what it takes to fix the churchs many problems. On the eve of the vote, cardinals offered wildly different assessments of what theyre looking for in a pope and how close they are to a decision. It was evidence that Benedict XVIs surprise resignation has continued to destabilize the church leadership and his final appeal for unity may go unheeded, at least in the early rounds of voting. Still, the buzz in the papal stakes swirled around Cardinal Angelo Scola, an Italian seen as favored by cardinals hoping to shake up the powerful Vatican bureaucracy, and Brazilian Cardinal Odilo Scherer, a favorite of Vatican-based insiders intent on preserving the status quo. Cardinals held their final closed-door debate Monday over whether the church needs more of a manager to clean up the Vaticans bureaucratic mess or a pastor to inspire the 1.2 billion faithful in times of crisis. The fact that not everyone got a chance to speak was a clear indication that theres still unfinished business going into the first round of voting. This is a great historical moment, but we have got to do it properly, and I think thats why there isnt a real rush to get into things, Cardinal Wilfrid Fox Napier from South Africa said as he left the session Monday. None of that has prevented a storm of chatter over whos ahead in the race. Scola is affable and Italian, but not from the Italian-centric Vatican bureaucracy called the Curia. That gives him clout with those seeking to reform the nerve center of the Catholic Church that has been discredited by revelations of leaks and complaints from cardinals in the field that Rome is inefficient and unresponsive to their needs. Scherer seems to be favored by Latin Americans and the Curia. The Brazilian has a solid handle on the Vaticans finances, sitting on the governing commission of the Vatican bank, the Institute for Religious Works, as well as the Holy Sees main budget committee. Cardinals prepare to pick pope Officials will begin talks today; no hints of whats in store Associated PressSEOUL, South Korea A staterun newspaper in North Korea said Monday the communist country had carried out a threat to cancel the 1953 armistice that ended the Korean War, following days of increased tensions over its latest nuclear test. A U.N. spokesman said later in the day, however, that North Korea cannot unilaterally dissolve the armistice. North Korea also followed through on another promise: It shut down a Red Cross hotline that the North and South Korea used for general communication and to discuss aid shipments and separated families reunions. Enraged over the Souths current joint military drills with the United States and last weeks U.N. sanctions imposed on Pyongyang for its Feb. 12 nuclear test, North Korea has piled threat on top of threat, including a vow to launch a nuclear strike on the United States. Seoul has responded with tough talk of its own and has placed its troops on high alert. Tensions on the divided peninsula have reached their highest level since North Korea rained artillery shells on a South Korean island in 2010. The North Korean government made no formal announcement on its repeated threats to scrap the 60-year-old armistice, but the countrys main newspaper,Rodong Sinmun, reported the armistice was nullified Monday as Pyongyang had said it would be. The North has threatened to nullify the armistice several times before, and in 1996 it sent hundreds of armed troops into a border village. The troops later withdrew. Despite the North Korean report, U.N. spokesman Martin Nesirky said the armistice is still valid and still in force because the armistice agreement had been adopted by the U.N. General Assembly and neither North Korea nor South Korea could dissolve it unilaterally. The terms of the armistice agreement do not allow either side unilaterally to free themselves from it, said Nesirky, the spokesman for U.N. SecretaryGeneral Ban Ki-moon. Ban urged North Korea to continue to respect the terms of the armistice agreement as it was approved by the General Assembly, Nesirky said, adding that officials at U.N. headquarters in New York were unaware of any operational changes on the ground on the Korean peninsula. White House spokesman Jay Carney said the U.S. was certainly concerned by North Koreas bellicose rhetoric. And the threats that they have been making follow a pattern designed to raise tension and intimidate others. He added that Pyongyang will achieve nothing by threats or provocation, which will only further isolate North Korea and undermine international efforts to ensure peace and stability in northeast Asia. Slow burn in Korea Associated Press South Korean Army soldiers work on their K-9 self-propelled artillery vehicles Monday during an exercise against possible attacks by North Korea near the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea. North Korea claims its canceling 1953 armistice Associated PressMAIDAN SHAHR, Afghanistan An Afghan policeman gunned down two U.S. special forces members on Monday in Wardak province, less than 24 hours after President Hamid Karzais deadline expired for them to leave the area where residents have grown increasingly hostile toward the Americans. Despite Karzais orders, the American special operations forces remain in the province where dozens of villagers accuse them and their Afghan partners of intimidation through unprovoked beatings, mass arrests and forced detentions. The shootout, which also killed two Afghan policemen, only deepens the distrust. The U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan said it has found no evidence to support the claims of abuse. But infuriated by the villagers allegations, Karzai two weeks ago ordered U.S. special operations forces to withdraw by midnight Sunday from Wardak province, 27 miles south of the capital, Kabul. Most international forces are scheduled to withdraw from Afghanistan by the end of 2014. Wardak, like the rest of the country, is slated to be eventually handed over to Afghan forces, but U.S. Gen. Joseph Dunford, the top commander of U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan, indicated on Sunday that the troops were not leaving Wardak province just yet. Wardak has a stubborn insurgency on the doorstep of the capital Kabul and its location has led some U.S. military officials to warn that a premature withdrawal of U.S. special operations forces would open a six-lane highway into Kabul for the Taliban. Friction rising in Afghanistan Associated Press Afghan villagers show a paper Sunday with pictures of relatives held in U.S. special forces custody in Maidan Shahr, Wardak province, Afghanistan.
Flooded free agent market, no superstars Associated PressT he secret meetings and late-night flights on private jets might still be a part of this years NFL marketplace. Ah, but for glam, glitz and pure megawattage, no one will come close to reprising the free-agency frenzy that caught the countrys attention last year when Peyton Manning was wooed and wowed from coast to coast before finally settling on Denver. Most of the big names in this years class of free agents arent even BIG names. Theyre not even BIG stars. Certainly not in Mannings class. Sure, Ed Reed is coming off helping a Super Bowl season with Baltimore, Wes Welker catches 100 passes every year, and Dashon Goldson is an All-Pro. But this crop is more about aging defensive players like Charles Woodson, Brian Urlacher and Ronde Barber. And then are some solid but hardly unforgettable receivers and running backs: Greg Jennings, Mike Wallace, Reggie Bush and Michael Turner. When full free agency begins today at 4 p.m., with all 32 teams under the $123 million salary cap, the bidding wars might be furious for a while. Or perhaps not, considering the dangers of signing players beyond their peak years to rich deals that can financially hamstring teams in the future. The stakes are high. We did this study to try to determine what the hit rate was, says Bill Polian, who built the Bills, Panthers and Colts into Super Bowl teams and now is analyst for ESPN and SiriusXM. It ends up in our study being about what it was for the draft, right around 50 percent, slightly above that. You then get into the qualitative judgment or subjective judgment of at what cost? So player A, who cost you $12 million a year, is he a success if he starts or is he a success if he helps you get to the playoffs? The number of free agents who helped their teams get to the playoffs last season is impressive. From the Super Bowl rosters alone are Baltimore safety Reed, linebacker Dannell Ellerbe and LB-DE Paul Kruger; 49ers safety Goldson, DT Isaac Sopoaga, TE Delanie Walker and WR Randy Moss. And you can throw in Welker, Turner, Sam Baker, Dan Koppen, Andre Smith and Fred Davis. Both backfields are loaded with candidates without contracts. Joining Reed, Goldson, Woodson and Barber among defensive backs available are Aqib Talib, Brent Grimes, Kenny Phillips, LaRon Landry and brother Dawan Landry, Dominique RodgersCromartie, Keenan Lewis, and Quentin Jammer. Tailbacks and fullbacks include Bush, Turner, Steven Jackson, Ahmad Bradshaw, Jerome Felton, Shonn Greene and Rashard Mendenhall. Polian warns about one position being a risk in the draft: wide receiver. But he says in free agency, thats not necessarily the case. So spending big bucks on Welker, Wallace, Jennings, or taking a gamble on Moss, Deion Branch or Julian Edelman might pay off. Of high interest is how longtime stars with their current teams fare on the marketplace. Urlacher is 34, Reed is 35, Woodson is 36 and Barber is 37. Do owners and general managers take a chance that each of those perennial Pro Bowlers have enough left to bring more than experience and leadership to their teams? Beginning today, NFL fans interest surely will rise, even if no footballs are being thrown or kicked. Basketball/ B2 Baseball/ B2 Softball/ B2 Scoreboard/B3 Sports briefs/ B3 Entertainment/ B4 Orlando prepares to welcome back Howard. / B2 S PORTS Section B TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE SPORTS BRIEFS Gonzagas second week at No. 1 Gonzaga is no one-week wonder at No. 1. The Bulldogs beat Loyola Marymount 66-48 in their first and so far only game as the nations top-ranked team. Duke moved up one spot to second. Indiana dropped one place to third after losing to Ohio State then rallying for the dramatic win at Michigan. Louisville jumped from eighth to No. 4 and was followed by Georgetown, Michigan, Kansas, Michigan State, Miami and Ohio State. The weeks lone newcomer is Missouri Valley Conference champion Creighton, which returns after being out of the poll the last four weeks. See Page B3 for the full list. Ten weeks in a row at No. 1 for Baylor Baylor remains No. 1 in The Associated Press womens basketball poll for a 10th consecutive week. The top four stayed the same, with Notre Dame, Connecticut and Stanford following Baylor. Duke, California, Penn State, Texas A&M and Tennessee round out the first 10. The Aggies made the biggest leap, moving up 10 spots after winning the SEC tournament. Purdue rejoined the poll at No. 21 after taking the Big Ten tournament. Toledo and LSU fell out. See Page B3 for the full list. Crean apologizes to Michigan assistant BLOOMINGTON, Ind. Indiana coach Tom Crean said he apologized to Michigan assistant Jeff Meyer for their heated exchange after Sundays game. Crean said Monday he apologized to Meyer over the phone on the way to the plane afterward. He said he wishes he had never addressed anything after the heat of battle in a game, but I did and we move on. The incident happened after the Hoosiers beat the Wolverines 72-71 for the Big Ten title. Indianapolis TV station WRTV showed Crean being restrained as he yelled at Meyer: You helped wreck the program. Crean was hired by Indiana in 2008 and inherited a program burdened by NCAA sanctions for violations under former coach Kelvin Sampson. Meyer served on Sampsons staff but was cleared of any major violations. Vikings trade Harvin to SeahawksMINNEAPOLIS Percy Harvin is on his way to Seattle to join the Seahawks. A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Vikings have agreed to trade the unhappy receiver to Seattle for a package that includes the Seahawks first-round draft pick in April. The person requested anonymity because the deal will not be official until Harvin passes a physical. Foxsports.com first reported the trade and also reported that Seattle included a seventhrounder this year and a midround draft pick in 2014. Harvin was unhappy with his contract and his role in the Vikings struggling passing offense. He missed the final six games last season with an ankle injury.49ers acquire Boldin from RavensBALTIMORE The San Francisco 49ers have acquired wide receiver Anquan Boldin from the Baltimore Ravens for a sixth-round draft pick. Boldin, a star in Baltimores run to the Super Bowl title last season, must pass a physical to complete the deal. Boldin had six catches for 104 yards and a touchdown in the Ravens 34-31 Super Bowl victory over the 49ers. The 32-year-old Boldin had said hed consider retirement rather than leave Baltimore. But going to the NFC champions might change his mind. From wire reports Citrus claims historic victory Canes edge Lecanto in first sanctioned flag football game in county J USTIN P LANTE CorrespondentINVERNESS It was a night of firsts in Inverness. It was the first time any county school has ever fielded a girls flag football team, and the first time any of them have ever been played under the FHSAA banner. And it was also Citrus High Schools first flag football win. In an inaugural classic, the Lady Canes took the first step in what they hope to be a lasting future in the young sport by defeating cross-county rival Lecanto High School in a 15-0 victory that, aside from a quick burst of offense in the waning minutes, looked more like a soccer match than a football game. You know, pregame jitters, Lecanto head coach Bob LeCours said following the game. We had a bad snap that gave them a safety, which I thought was the big turning point. But other than that, and the late score we gave up, I thought the girls played great. It was largely a game of field position, with both teams never really gaining any footing offensively until late in the second half. The biggest play of the game, before the final 30 seconds, was a bobbled snap by the Lady Panthers in their own end zone that led to a Citrus safety and a two-point lead with just over 10 minutes to play in the second half. The lack of offense for Citrus was due to Lecantos smart defensive play. Both defenses played great tonight, Signing day Associated Press Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Ronde Barber knocks the ball out of the grasp of Tennessee Titans running back Javon Ringer on Nov. 27, 2011. Most of the big names hitting NFL free agency in 2013 arent big stars anymore. While Ed Reed is coming off a Super Bowl season in Baltimore and Wes Welker catches 100 passes every year, this crop is more about aging defensive players such as Charles Woodson, Brian Urlacher and Barber. Canes rout Bulldogs Citrus scores 9-1 non district win S EAN A RNOLD CorrespondentINVERNESS The Citrus baseball club tallied 12 hits while taking advantage of six Umatilla errors to prevail 9-1 in a non district contest at home on Monday. The Hurricanes sent 24 batters to the plate through the second, third and fourth innings and scored all nine of their runs during the stretch. Doing themselves no favors, the Bulldogs (3-7) combined to commit five errors over the second and third innings. Sophomore shortstop Robert Wilkinson went 4 for 4 and collected a pair of runs and two RBIs to pace Canes batters. Citrus junior catcher Cody Bogart, who pounded out a pair of home runs in last weeks onerun loss to Springstead, was 3 for 3 with three runs, and senior third baseman Tyler Beagan knocked in three runs on a 3-for-4 night for the Canes. Citrus made just one error on the night and improved to 5-4 on the season. It was a lot of offseason work, playing in travel ball and all, and right now all of my coaches are helping me become more consistent with my hands and put it all together, Bogart said of the effort behind his recent productivity. Sophomore starter Alex Atkinson held Umatilla scoreless for the first four innings before getting relief from sophomore Cy Yates in the fifth. Atkinson fanned four, walked two and yielded six hits for his second win of the season. Yates struck out three Bulldogs in 2 2/3 innings of work, surrendering just one baserunner. Alex is doing a good job bouncing around from JV and varsity, Citrus head coach Brady Bogart said. Hes going to get some quality innings on varsity we knew that going in this year. Cy also got some good innings, so we did what we wanted to do with the pitching staff. We took advantage of some errors and got us a good lead and got to move some guys around at positions, coach Bogart added. Overall, were Beloved coach and teacher remembered J AMES B LEVINS CorrespondentWhen Citrus High School biology teacher and track coach Doug Patton passed away on Jan. 26, 2011, of cancer at the age of 61, he left behind not just a wife of 25 years and two daughters, but untold thousands of students, athletes and contemporaries who were touched by his presence on the track or his guidance in the classroom. With a quarter centurys worth of teaching and working with students, Patton left a mark that will not soon be forgotten. The former Citrus High School teacher and Tri-County Coach of the Year recipient will be honored at the third annual Doug Patton Memorial track and field meet today starting at 4 p.m. at the Citrus Bowl. Citrus boys track and field head coach Chop Alexander hopes the meet will continue to hold the lantern high in honor of the beloved former track coach who also worked in football, tennis, swimming and girls weightlifting. He was a very well-respected man in the classroom and on the field, Alexander said of Patton. He was a lot of the kids favorite teacher. He started the girls weightlifting program (at Citrus) as well as coaching track. He was a well-rounded coach, Alexander continued. He has a legacy and the kids who were coached by him will never forget him. He coached a lot of district champs and a lot of athletes who performed well in the county. The meet is an intracounty affair, with only Lecanto, Citrus, Crystal River and Seven Rivers Christian high schools participating. The Lecanto girls won last years competition, followed by Crystal River, Citrus and Seven Rivers. The Citrus boys kept the top team prize at home last year followed by Crystal River, Lecanto and Seven Rivers. All concession and gate proceeds go to a science scholarship started in Doug Pattons name. WHAT: Third annual Doug Patton Memorial track and field meet. WHEN: Today at 4 p.m. WHERE: The Citrus Bowl at Inverness. Things-to-do list for NFL teams Before 4 p.m. today, clubs must exercise options for 2013 on all players who have option clauses in their 2012 contracts. Clubs must submit qualifying offers to their restricted free agents with expiring contracts and to whom they desire to retain a right of first refusal/compensation. Clubs must submit a minimum salary offer to retain exclusive negotiating rights to players with expiring 2012 contracts and who have fewer than three seasons of free agency credit. All 2012 player contracts expire. All clubs must be under the salary cap. The 2013 league year, free agency and trading period begins at 4 p.m. today. The great thing about this sport is that its wide open and its anyones game. Darrin Johnson Citrus flag football assistant coach. See HISTORY / Page B3 See BASEBALL / Page B3
B2 T UESDAY, M ARCH 12, 2013 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE S PORTS Jilted Magic fans ready for Howards return Associated PressORLANDO The number 12 is no longer sacred in Orlando. The man who used to wear it, Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard, also once shouldered the Magics hopes of attaining an elusive first NBA championship. But after eight years of chasing it, and taking Orlando through one of the most turbulent seasons in its history last year, the man who called himself Superman is now the citys biggest villain. He returns for the first time today since his offseason trade to the Lakers to face the jilted fans, frontoffice members and handful of teammates that he left behind. Im not sure, Magic point guard Jameer Nelson said when asked about his expectations for Tuesday. Obviously the atmosphere is gonna be probably a little turned up, a littler crazier than weve had so far this year. Nelson, Hedo Turkoglu and Glen Davis are the only players on the Magics roster that have previously played with Howard. With Davis out with a broken foot and Turkoglu serving a suspension for violating the NBAs drug policy, only Nelson will play in the rematch. There will be a No. 12 on the Magics sideline, though. Only it will be worn by one of the Magics most recent acquisitions, secondyear forward Tobias Harris. Hes been wearing it since his senior year in high school. Fans once called Howard D-12, they now refer to Harris as T-12, a subtle dig to the star whose luster has faded in central Florida. If his contentious departure from Orlando didnt add enough heat, Howard tweaked many in Orlando last week when he referred to his former Magic team as full of people that nobody wanted during a television interview. He clarified later saying he only meant they were underrated. He went further Monday when he apologized for his part in last years drama during an interview withUSA Today, saying in part that he handled a lot of stuff the wrong way and got caught up in trying to please everyone. Howard acknowledges, though, that his reception will be icy. My dad said I might as well get earplugs, Howard said. I think itll be tough for everybody ... I heard they have chants ready, so it should be interesting. The Magic stunned the Lakers on the road back in December, 113-103, in easily their biggest win of the season. The Lakers were able to shake it off as early season chemistry issues, but this time around cant afford any slippage as they try to hang on to a West playoff spot. We gotta get this win, Howard said. Thats whats on our mind. We dont know if its going to be a hostile environment or a good environment, but it really doesnt matter. I know these guys are gonna be there for me. For a fan base that has previously trudged through similar sagas and departures of All-Stars like Shaquille ONeal, Tracy McGrady and Grant Hill, this latest bitter homecoming is one that no one in Orlando ever expected to have endure again. Now that its here, though, the city and its fans are preparing to make Howards return the most unwelcoming to date. Along with chatter on social media planning signs to taunt Howard with, a local radio station put up electronic billboards in three Florida counties mocking Howards visit. They feature a running countdown clock to Tuesdays game time with the tagline Til Dwight Leaves Us Again. And boos are almost certainly expected to echo inside the Amway Center which Howard once helped draw sellout crowds in. Longoria has pair of RBI doubles in Rays loss Associated PressPORT CHARLOTTE Evan Longoria had a pair of run-scoring doubles and a Luke Scott hit his first home run of the spring for the Tampa Bay Rays, who squandered a ninth-inning lead Monday night and lost to the Minnesota Twins 6-4 in 10 innings. Ray Olmedo had an RBI triple in the 10th and Clete Thomas doubled and scored the go-ahead run for Minnesota. Vance Worley gave up two earned runs on five hits in four innings for Minnesota. An offseason acquisition from Philadelphia, Worley walked one and struck out two.Marlins 8, Red Sox 7 JUPITER Top prospect Christian Yelich spoiled Jon Lesters five sharp innings, hitting a two-run homer with two outs in the ninth that lifted the Miami Marlins to an 8-7 victory over the Boston Red Sox. Lester allowed a first-inning run and three hits. He struck out four and retired the last 11 batters he faced. Miamis Kevin Slowey gave up three runs and two hits in three innings. Yankees 4, Cardinals 0TAMPA Derek Jeter went 0 for 2 in his second game as a designated hitter since returning from a broken ankle, a 4-0 win for the New York Yankees over the St. Louis Cardinals. Jeter, who could play shortstop Wednesday, grounded out in the first and hit into a double play in the third. Hiroki Kuroda gave up three hits and struck out six in four innings. Kevin Youkilis hit a fourth-inning solo homer off St. Louis starter Lance Lynn.Braves 7, Nationals 2 VIERA Stephen Strasburg was dominant over five innings, then gave up four runs in the sixth as the Atlanta Braves defeated the Washington Nationals 7-2. Strasburg faced just one batter over the minimum entering the sixth inning. But after retiring Christian Bethancourt on a flyout, Strasburg gave up a walk and three hits, including a two-run single by Justin Upton. Atlanta starter Paul Maholm allowed two hits in five scoreless innings with five strikeouts. Pirates 4, Orioles 3 BRADENTON Jake Arrieta struck out five over four scoreless innings, allowing two hits in the Baltimore Orioles 43 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Pirates left-hander Jeff Locke gave up two runs and eight hits in 3 1/3 innings. Baltimores L.J. Hoes hit an RBI single in the second, and Lew Ford homered in the third. Mets 11, Tigers 0LAKELAND Jonathon Niese took another step toward earning an opening-day start if Johan Santana is not ready, allowing one hit in 4 2/3 innings and leading the New York Mets to an 11-0 win over the Detroit Tigers. Tigers ace Justin Verlander had his first rocky outing of spring training, allowing five runs and two homers in 4 1/3 innings. Jordany Valdespin homered in the first inning, and Brian Bixler and Brandon Hicks also connected for the Mets. Indians 0, Angels 0, 9 inn. GOODYEAR, Ariz. Daisuke Matsuzaka left his outing because of a cramp in his right calf, overshadowing a fine performance by Scott Kazmir as the Cleveland Indians played to a 0-0 tie with Jered Weaver and the Los Angeles Angels. Matsuzaka allowed one hit in one inning before cramping during warmups for his second inning in his fourth spring appearance. Weaver allowed three hits and two walks over four innings. He struck out six. Kazmir extended his spring scoreless string to 11 innings with four sharp innings. White Sox 3, Rockies 1 GLENDALE, Ariz. Paul Konerko hit his fifth home run of spring training and Chris Sale pitched into the sixth inning in his first start since signing a big contract, leading the Chicago White Sox over the Colorado Rockies 3-1. Sale gave up one hit and faced the minimum 15 batters through five innings. Yorvit Torrealba homered leading off the sixth and Tyler Colvin singled, chasing Sale. Giants 2, Rangers 1 SURPRISE, Ariz. Hunter Pence doubled, tripled and drove in both runs in the San Francisco Giants' 2-1 victory over the Texas Rangers. Madison Bumgarner allowed a hit and a walk in four scoreless innings. Bumgarner struck out four and retired his final eight batters. Yu Darvish struck out five in 3 2/3 innings, allowing five hits and walking none. Padres 10, As 0PEORIA, Ariz. Tyson Ross pitched two-hit ball in his second straight scoreless outing, and Yonder Alonso hit one of the San Diego Padres' three homers in a 10-0 romp over The Oakland Athletics. Second baseman Jonathan Galvez and left fielder Travis Buck also homered for San Diego, which roughed up Oakland starter Jarrod Parker for five runs. Cubs 7, Diamondbacks 5 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. Jeff Samardzija homered and allowed four runs over 4 2/3 innings in the Chicago Cubs' 7-5 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Samardzija gave up four hits and two walks and struck out two. He hit a solo homer to center in the fifth against Eury De la Rosa. Arizona starter Trevor Cahill allowed one run and three hits in four innings, walked none and struck out five. Brewers 3, Dodgers 2 PHOENIX Rickie Weeks had an RBI triple off Hyun-Jim Ryu after Zack Greinke was scratched from his start because of elbow inflammation, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2. Mike Fiers pitched out of jams in the second and third innings for Milwaukee. Fiers allowed two unearned runs in four innings. Associated Press Miami Marlins starting pitcher Kevin Slowey throws Monday during the second inning against the Boston Red Sox in Jupiter. Strasburg struggles in sixth as Braves top Nationals High school SOFTBALL Associated Press Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard shoots Sunday as Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah defends in Los Angeles. Howard returns to face his former team in Orlando today. Rays trim eight pitchers from rosterPORT CHARLOTTE The Tampa Bay Rays have trimmed their spring roster to 54 players by optioning five pitchers to the minor leagues and reassigning three others to minor league camp. Right-hander Alex Colome and left-handers Mike Montgomery and Frank De Los Santos were optioned to Triple-A Durham on Monday. Left-hander Enny Romero was optioned to Double-A Montgomery and lefty Felipe Rivero was optioned to Class-A Charlotte. Right-handers Marquis Fleming and Matt Buschmann, and left-hander Adam Liberatore were reassigned to minor league camp. Lady Canes avoid sting of defeat, 2-1 D AVIDP IEKLIK CorrespondentINVERNESS The Citrus Lady Hurricanes avoided getting stung Monday, winning 2-1 against the Weeki Wachee Lady Hornets in a girls softball pitching showdown. Kayla Quesenberry pitched a complete game for Citrus (8-2), recording six strikeouts and giving up a lone run on three hits. She also batted in the winning run. Lauren Brigham also pitched a complete game in the losing effort, allowing two runs on 11 hits for the Hornets (0-14-1). I thought we were aggressive on the base paths. I thought we came out aggressive at the plate, Citrus head coach Larry Bishop said. You want to obviously be able to pull out the close ones. The game was close throughout, as the teams traded runs in the first two innings. Weeki Wachees Noelle Neugath batted in shortstop Megan Sauters from third base in the top of the first to make the score 1-0. The Canes responded in their half of the second inning on a Erica Corlew sacrifice fly to left field to tie the score. Quesenberry started to settle into a rhythm right after, striking out leadoff batter Ashley Vera to start a 1-2-3 third inning, before throwing another three-up, three-down fourth inning. Though Citrus got a little too aggressive on the basepaths seeing baserunners twice get overzealous on sharply-hit line drives to the outfield that were caught, resulting in double plays they stayed composed and waited for good pitches at the plate. After Sara Marchant and Brooke Holmes reached base on infield singles in the bottom of the fifth inning, Quesenberry hit the first pitch she saw to third base, scoring April DeSomma, who had been brought into the game to run for Marchant. Quesenberry stuck out the first batter she faced in the sixth inning to start another 1-2-3 inning and ended the game in similar fashion after inducing three consecutive ground outs the following frame. After the game, Quesenberry complimented the entire team for stepping up and said the team is starting to gel with girls playing in different positions. Last year her freshman season she said the team laid a solid foundation. This year, its about building upon that foundation and building something great within the program, she said. Seven Rivers no match in district rematch C.J. RISAK CorrespondentCRYSTAL RIVER Just one week earlier, Seven Rivers Christian battled Academy at the Lakes softball team down to the final out before falling 6-5. The rematch, played on the Warriors home field Monday at Bicentennial Park in Crystal River, promised to be just as tight. It wasnt. The Wildcats built a 9-0 lead, then after surrendering two runs to Seven Rivers in the sixth, piled on six more in the seventh to post a 15-2 triumph. Academy played a good game and we didnt, Warriors coach Gary Dreyer said. One of his team captains, senior first baseman Rebecca Wright, was more succinct. We didnt come out ready to play, she said. We were not mentally into the game. Surprising, considering Academy is considered Seven Rivers main rival in District 2A-4. Dreyer talked the result over at length after the game, discussing it first with his entire team, then keeping his captains in a further discussion for another 15 minutes. Answers were not readily forthcoming. But as Dreyer noted in attempting to push this debacle into the past, We have another game tomorrow (at Hernando Christian). The win kept the Wildcats unbeaten in 2A-4; they are 6-1 overall, 3-0 in the district. Seven Rivers slipped to 4-3 overall, 02 in district play. Events started badly for the Warriors and got progressively worse. Academy got a run in the top half of the first on a run-scoring single by Sydney Boynton, Seven Rivers pitcher Tessa Kacers counterpart. The Wildcats tacked on an additional two runs in the second. Two errors and a hit batsman aided the rally, with Maria Aumaitre singling in one and Catherine Smith driving in another with a sacrifice bunt. Aumaitre singled and scored on Skyler Boyntons triple in the fourth and a walk, 76ers 106, Nets 97 PHILADELPHIA Spencer Hawes had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Jrue Holiday added 15 points and 11 assists and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets 106-97 on Monday night. Hawes set a season high for points and also had seven assists while helping the Sixers snap a five-game losing streak. Thaddeus Young had 16 points and 10 rebounds. 76ers coach Doug Collins won his 100th game with the team. Deron Williams had 27 points and 13 assists for the Nets. From wire report Academy played a good game and we didnt. Gary Dreyer Seven Rivers Christian softball coach. See REMATCH / Page B3
S COREBOARD C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE pleased. Some guys are getting into where theyre starting to drive the ball and others are rolling it over. Its still a work in progress. Its a big district game against Central (tonight) so hopefully the kids come out excited, ready to compete. Freshman starting pitcher Tanner Frabott tossed 3 1/3 innings for the Bulldogs. He struck out one Cane and yielded eight hits and a walk while getting little help from his defense. Junior shortstop Garrett Clark relieved Frabott for 3 2/3 innings and drove in Umatillas only run with a bloop single in the fifth that scored senior left-fielder Phillip Bowers, who reached on a double to the fence in left field. Clark fanned two and allowed four hits, no walks and no earned runs on the mound. Tonights game with the Bears starts at 6:30 p.m. at CHS. Central is 3-0 in the 6A-6 district, while Citrus sits at 2-1. Citrus head coach Mary Kalbaugh said after the game. We were a bit nervous, with this being our first game. But Lecantos defense played excellent. At the start of the second half, Citrus started to find some success in the run game that seemed to catch the Lady Panthers on their collective heels. But a quick interception and a big stop on a 10-play drive kept Lecanto in the game. It was the final 30 seconds of the game that made all the difference. Citrus success running the ball, due in part to the speed coming out of its backfield, led the Lady Canes down the field and, with 12 seconds left on the game clock, Citrus Decaysha Miller sped her way to the sideline and upfield to clinch the game and put her team up by eight. The final touchdown, a pick-six by Citrus Payton Wells, was just for decoration. Lecanto came out to play tonight, Citrus assistant coach Darrin Johnson said. They have talent and you can tell that. But our defense just played lights-out tonight. The great thing about this sport is that its wide open and its anyones game. Thats why its so fun. Now the first game is out of the way and the rest of the season looms. Lecantos Amanda Pitre, for one, is happy about the opening game and the direction the team is taking. Im just really proud of the commitment out of everyone, she said. A lot of our players have never played flag football, so for them to come in and learn a new sport from the beginning like they have and put it on the field like tonight, its really cool. Its only been three weeks, and weve already shown a lot of progress, so this years going to be fun. HISTORYContinued from Page B1 BASEBALL Continued from Page B1 On the AIRWAVES TODAYS SPORTS BASEBALL 1 p.m. (ESPN2) World Baseball Classic, Pool 2: Italy vs. Dominican Republic MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m.(ESPN2) NEC Tournament, Final: Mount St. Mary's at Long Island 9 p.m. (ESPN) Horizon League, Final: Wright State vs. Valparaiso 9 p.m. (ESPN2) Summit League, Final: Teams TBA WOMENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. (ESPN) Big East Tournament, Final: Teams TBA NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. (FSNFL) Los Angeles Lakers at Orlando Magic 7:30 p.m. (SUN) Atlanta Hawks at Miami Heat NHL HOCKEY 7:30 p.m. (NBCSPT) Boston Bruins at Pittsburgh Penguins UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE SOCCER 3:30 p.m. (FSNFL) Round of 16: FC Schalke 04 vs Galatasary A.S. 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 4 p.m. Hernando Christian Academy at Seven Rivers 6:30 p.m. Central at Citrus 6:30 p.m. Lecanto at Springstead 7 p.m. Dunnellon at Crystal River SOFTBALL 4 p.m. Seven Rivers at Hernando Christian Academy 6 p.m. Crystal River at Dunnellon 7 p.m. Citrus at Central BOYS TENNIS 2:30 p.m. Citrus at Lake Weir 3:30 p.m. Crystal River at Lecanto GIRLS TENNIS 3:30 p.m. Crystal River at Lecanto 4 p.m. Lake Weir at Citrus TRACK AND FIELD Doug Patton Memorial Track meet 4 p.m. Crystal River, Lecanto at Citrus Mens AP Top 25The top 25 teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through March 10, 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. Gonzaga (54)30-21,6111 2. Duke (11)27-41,5593 3. Indiana26-51,4912 4. Louisville26-51,4218 5. Georgetown24-51,3445 6. Michigan25-61,2307 7. Kansas26-51,2244 8. Michigan St.24-71,18410 9. Miami24-61,0826 10. Ohio St.23-71,07314 11. Kansas St.25-69329 12. Marquette23-792115 13. Florida24-683811 14. Oklahoma St.23-780513 15. New Mexico26-577112 16. Saint Louis24-655716 17. Pittsburgh24-755120 18. Arizona24-652318 19. Syracuse23-836217 20. Memphis27-431625 21. UCLA23-824523 22. Wisconsin21-1019122 23. Creighton27-7190 24. Notre Dame23-817124 25. VCU24-715721 Others receiving votes: Saint Marys (Cal) 117, Butler 105, North Carolina 49, Colorado St. 48, Temple 20, Belmont 13, UNLV 7, Wichita St. 6, Kentucky 5, Oregon 4, Valparaiso 1, Villanova 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 March 10, 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 (40)31-11,0001 2. Notre Dame29-19592 3. UConn28-39093 4. Stanford31-28844 5. Duke30-28466 6. California28-37775 7. Kentucky27-57387 8. Penn St.25-56598 9. Texas A&M24-964619 10. Tennessee24-76459 11. UCLA25-758214 12. Maryland24-757410 13. North Carolina28-646715 14. Georgia25-646112 15. Delaware27-340516 16. Louisville24-739713 17. South Carolina24-733417 18. Dayton27-232511 19. Colorado25-627918 20. Green Bay26-223020 21. Purdue24-8193 22. Syracuse24-616024 23. Iowa St.23-7128 24. Nebraska23-88621 25. Florida St.22-98223 Others receiving votes: Toledo 78, LSU 59, Michigan St. 36, Gonzaga 24, Oklahoma St. 17, San Diego St. 13, Oklahoma 5, Chattanooga 1, Quinnipiac 1. NBA standings EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division WLPctGB New York3822.633 Brooklyn3727.5783 Boston3428.5485 Toronto2539.39115 Philadelphia2439.38115 Southeast Division WLPctGB x-Miami4714.770 Atlanta3428.54813 Washington2041.32827 Orlando1846.28130 Charlotte1350.20635 Central Division WLPctGB Indiana3924.619 Chicago3528.5564 Milwaukee3229.5256 Detroit2343.34817 Cleveland2142.33318 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio4915.766 Memphis4219.6895 Houston3430.53115 Dallas2933.46819 New Orleans2242.34427 Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City4717.734 Denver4222.6565 Utah3331.51614 Portland2933.46817 Minnesota2139.35024 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Clippers4520.692 Golden State3529.5479 L.A. Lakers3331.51611 Phoenix2241.34922 Sacramento2243.33823 x-clinched playoff spot Sundays Games Oklahoma City 91, Boston 79 L.A. Lakers 90, Chicago 81 Miami 105, Indiana 91 Toronto 100, Cleveland 96 Orlando 99, Philadelphia 91 Dallas 100, Minnesota 77 New Orleans 98, Portland 96 Milwaukee 115, Sacramento 113 L.A. Clippers 129, Detroit 97 Mondays Games Philadelphia 106, Brooklyn 97 San Antonio 105, Oklahoma City 93 Utah 103, Detroit 90 Denver at Phoenix, late New York at Golden State, late Todays Games Washington at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Boston at Charlotte, 7 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Orlando, 7 p.m. New Orleans at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m. Atlanta at Miami, 7:30 p.m. San Antonio at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Dallas at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. Memphis at Portland, 10 p.m. Wednesdays Games Miami at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Minnesota at Indiana, 7 p.m. Milwaukee at Washington, 7 p.m. Toronto at Boston, 7:30 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Phoenix at Houston, 8 p.m. Utah at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. Chicago at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Detroit at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Memphis at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. New York at Denver, 10:30 p.m.NHL standings EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Pittsburgh261880369776 New Jersey261295296575 N.Y. Rangers241392286358 N.Y. Islanders2611123257788 Philadelphia2712141257582 Northeast Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Montreal261754388466 Boston231733377050 Ottawa261385316154 Toronto2615101317970 Buffalo269143216783 Southeast Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Carolina241491297569 Winnipeg2512112266374 Tampa Bay2510141218579 Washington2410131216972 Florida267136206498 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Chicago262123458558 Detroit261295296866 St. Louis2513102287677 Nashville251096265461 Columbus2610124246172 Northwest Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Minnesota241392285859 Vancouver241176286667 Colorado2410104246269 Edmonton259115236076 Calgary239104226379 Pacific Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Anaheim241833398562 Los Angeles231382286859 San Jose241176285657 Phoenix2512103277272 Dallas2412102266767 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Sundays Games Columbus 3, Detroit 2, SO New Jersey 3, Winnipeg 2, SO N.Y. Rangers 4, Washington 1 Montreal 5, Florida 2 Pittsburgh 6, N.Y. Islanders 1 Edmonton 6, Chicago 5 Philadelphia 3, Buffalo 2 Minnesota 4, Vancouver 2 Colorado 3, San Jose 2, OT Anaheim 4, St. Louis 2 Mondays Games Boston 3, Ottawa 2, SO Calgary at Los Angeles, late Todays Games N.Y. Rangers at Buffalo, 7 p.m. Carolina at Washington, 7 p.m. Vancouver at Columbus, 7 p.m. Boston at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. Tampa Bay at Florida, 7:30 p.m. Toronto at Winnipeg, 8 p.m. San Jose at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Anaheim at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Nashville at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Edmonton at Colorado, 9 p.m. Los Angeles at Phoenix, 10 p.m. Wednesdays Games Ottawa at Montreal, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m. Detroit at Calgary, 9:30 p.m.Spring training AMERICAN LEAGUE WLPct Kansas City131.929 Baltimore104.714 Seattle115.688 Cleveland116.647 Tampa Bay116.647 Chicago85.615 Minnesota107.588 Detroit98.529 Boston89.471 Oakland78.467 Texas78.467 Toronto78.467 Houston68.429 New York511.313 Los Angeles310.231 NATIONAL LEAGUE WLPct St. Louis87.533 Atlanta99.500 Colorado77.500 Miami77.500 New York66.500 San Diego89.471 Milwaukee78.467 Philadelphia78.467 Los Angeles67.462 San Francisco67.462 Washington68.429 Chicago710.412 Pittsburgh710.412 Arizona69.400 Cincinnati411.267 NOTE: Split-squad games count in the standings; games against non-major league teams do not. Sundays Games Philadelphia 7, Houston 1 N.Y. Yankees 3, Toronto 0 Boston 6, Tampa Bay 2 Detroit 2, Washington 1 Pittsburgh (ss) 7, Minnesota 4 Miami 10, Atlanta 2 Pittsburgh (ss) 5, Baltimore 2 N.Y. Mets 3, St. Louis 0 Kansas City 17, L.A. Angels 11 Oakland 7, Arizona 5 San Francisco 6, Milwaukee 1 Chicago Cubs 9, San Diego 3 Texas 7, Cleveland 6 Chicago White Sox (ss) 11, Seattle 7 Cincinnati 7, Chicago White Sox (ss) 3 L.A. Dodgers 6, Colorado 1 Mondays Games N.Y. Mets 11, Detroit 0 Miami 8, Boston 7 Pittsburgh 4, Baltimore 3 Atlanta 7, Washington 2 N.Y. Yankees 4, St. Louis 0 Chicago White Sox 3, Colorado 1 Milwaukee 3, L.A. Dodgers 2 San Francisco 2, Texas 1 Cleveland 0, L.A. Angels 0, tie San Diego 10, Oakland 0 Chicago Cubs 7, Arizona 5 Minnesota 6, Tampa Bay 4, 10 innings Todays Games St. Louis vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, 1:05 p.m. Detroit vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, 1:05 p.m. Houston vs. Miami at Jupiter, 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, 1:05 p.m. Toronto vs. Boston at Fort Myers, 1:35 p.m. Arizona (ss) vs. Seattle at Peoria, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Milwaukee vs. Texas at Surprise, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Kansas City vs. Oakland at Phoenix, 4:05 p.m. Arizona (ss) vs. Colorado at Scottsdale, Ariz., 4:10 p.m. San Diego vs. San Francisco at Scottsdale, Ariz., 10:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers vs. Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 10:05 p.m. Wednesdays Games Washington (ss) vs. Houston at Kissimmee, 1:05 p.m. Toronto vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets vs. Washington (ss) at Viera, 1:05 p.m. Baltimore vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, 1:05 p.m. L.A. Angels vs. San Diego at Peoria, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Seattle vs. Kansas City at Surprise, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Cleveland vs. Chicago White Sox at Glendale, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. San Francisco vs. Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Colorado vs. Chicago Cubs at Mesa, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Atlanta vs. Miami at Jupiter, 7:05 p.m. Philadelphia vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, 7:05 p.m. Milwaukee vs. Arizona at Scottsdale, Ariz., 10:10 p.m. Florida LOTTERY Here are the winning numbers selected Monday in the Florida Lottery: CASH 3 (early) 0 3 2 CASH 3 (late) 8 3 8 PLAY 4 (early) 6 1 4 4 PLAY 4 (late) 8 2 9 8 FANTASY 5 5 7 16 29 32 T UESDAY, M ARCH 12, 2013 B3 YMCA Winter Basketball League Special to the ChronicleThe Chet Cole Enrichment Center was enveloped in waves of supporters Saturday. The morning was occupied by the 3-5 age group, coached by Amber Neeld. The 6-8 and 9-12 age groups continued into the afternoon. The scores were as follows: Age group 6-8 The Clemson Tigers, coached by Neeld, blew the Hurricanes away 29-1. Tiger Jasmine Henry led the team with 12 points. Teammate Chris Henry added 10 points. Bam Cleveland led the Seminoles to victory against the Wolfpack with 9 points. The Seminoles, coached by Sean Furniss and Tim Kuntz, claimed a close 9-6 win. Age group 9-12 The Gators, coached by Bruce and Russell Monllos, chomped the AU Tigers by a score of 51-28. Gator Israel Diaz led his team with 31 points. Teammate Kyle Barter followed with 16 points. Coach Mike Kovachs team, the Bulldogs, scored a 28-23 win against the Wildcats. Chance Quattromani scored 12 points with Alberto Alquino adding 10 points. Kyle Mitchell led the Razorbacks to another victory with 22 points. Teammate Deandre Parker followed with 12 points. Coached by Neeld, the Razorbacks defeated the LSU Tigers 50-29. Be sure to stop by the Chet Cole Enrichment Center on Saturday to start off your weekend with the Y and visit the Y concession stand and indulge in the food, drinks and YMCA apparel offered at the games. Womens basketball BRIEFS No. 1 Baylor 75, No. 23 Iowa St. 47 DALLAS Brittney Griner scored 31 points and top-ranked Baylor won its third consecutive Big 12 tournament championship, rolling past No. 23 Iowa State 7547 Monday night. In a matchup of the Big 12s top two seeds, the Lady Bears (32-1) and their 6foot-8 senior star easily earned another trophy in their dominating run through the conference. Griner had 23 points by halftime, outscoring Iowa State by 10 on our own. Anna Prins had 20 points for the Cyclones (23-8), who were playing in their first Big 12 title game since 2007. No. 2 Notre Dame 83, No. 16 Louisville 59 HARTFORD, Conn. Kayla McBride scored 17 points and Skylar Diggins added 14 to help No. 2 Notre Dame beat 16th-ranked Louisville 83-59 in the semifinals of the Big East tournament. Notre Dame advanced to the championship game for the third straight year and seventh since joining the conference in 1995. Shoni Schimmel scored 20 points to lead Louisville (24-8). No. 3 Connecticut 64, No. 22 Syracuse 51 HARTFORD, Conn. Breanna Stewart and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis each scored 14 points and No. 3 Connecticut beat 22nd-ranked Syracuse 64-51 in the Big East tournament semifinals. The Huskies will face top-seeded Notre Dame on Tuesday night for the title. The teams have met in the championship game six times, including the past two, and the Huskies have come away with victories in each one. Against Syracuse, the Huskies (29-3) led by 15 at the half, but uncharacteristically couldnt pull away. Kayla Alexander scored 14 to lead the Orange (24-7). From wire reports Canes blank VanguardThe Citrus girls tennis team ran its record to 7-3 on the season with a dominating 7-0 victory Monday over Vanguard in Ocala. Melanie Dodd improved to 10-0 in singles play with a 6-2, 6-0 victory and has won 47 matches in a row, dating back to middle school. Other singles winners for the Canes were Paige Jordan (6-3, 6-2), Hunter Pospiech (4-6, 7-5, 10-4 tiebreaker), Juliann Johnson (6-2, 6-0) and Leah Stanley (6-0, 6-0). Dodd and Jordan teamed up for a 6-3, 6-0 doubles victory. Pospiech and Johnson claimed a 6-0, 6-3 doubles win for the Canes. Citrus returns to the courts Friday at home at 4 p.m. against Weeki Wachee.From staff report SPORTS BRIEFS a stolen base and a wild pitch with an error by Kacer brought home the first of three fifth-inning runs. A single by Brenna Walton delivered the second and an error scored the third, making it 7-0. Andrea Mauger singled in two more in the sixth, after an outfield error allowed the base runners to advance. Seven Rivers sliced into Academys lead in the bottom of the sixth when Wright followed singles by Allison Green and Kacer with a two-run triple to rightcenter field. It proved to be the highlight of the game for the Warriors. Dreyer switched pitchers to start the seventh, but the Wildcats jumped all over Milena Kacer. The first two batters singled with Walton, the lead runner, getting cut down at third on a throw from outfielder Gabby Wright. Milena Kacer then walked four straight batters to force home two runs and bring Tessa Kacer back into the game. Sydney Boyntons ensuing drive to center field was misplayed, with a pair of Seven Rivers errors on the play allowing three runs to score. Another error and an RBI single by Mauger completed the inning for Academy. Seven Rivers committed eight errors overall. We didnt really concentrate well in that first game, explained Academy coach Jerry English. And they came after us, they were very aggressive. In that first game we had three or four players who carried the load. Today we had everyone contributing. The Wildcats Sydney Boynton finished with three hits and a run batted in and worked all seven innings on the mound, allowing two runs on seven hits and a walk, with seven strikeouts. Seven Rivers Tessa Kacer allowed 10 runs on nine hits and five walks with two hit batsmen, striking out two. Mauger, Aumaite and Walton each had two hits for Academy, with Mauger driving in three runs. Gabby Wright paced the Warriors attack with two hits. REMATCHContinued from Page B2
Hasselbeck staying put at The ViewNEW YORK No need to say goodbye to Elisabeth Hasselbeck Shes staying put as a co-host of The View despite reports insisting otherwise. Series cocreator Barbara Walters called that story particularly false on Mondays edition of the ABC daytime talk show. She says that we have no plans for Elisabeth to leave. She also denied reports that Hasselbeck has lost favor with The View for her conservative political stances, something Walters says we value and appreciate. Hasselbeck has been on The View for a decade.Harlem Shake brings lawsuits NEW YORK Two performers who said their songs have been used in Baauers No. 1 hit Harlem Shake are seeking compensation because their vocals have been used without permission. The New York Timesreported songs from Hector Delgado and Jayson Musson are used in Harlem Shake, which has become a viral hit thanks to YouTube videos of people dancing to the song. Delgados Maldades and Miller Time by Mussons former rap group, Plastic Little, are said to be sampled in Harlem Shake. The song is spending its third week on top of Billboards Hot 100 chart. Lawyer: Stephen Baldwin to avoid jail NEW CITY, N.Y. Stephen Baldwin will avoid jail and will have up to five years to pay $350,000 in back taxes and penalties, his lawyer said Monday. Attorney Russell Yankwitt said he and prosecutors tentatively agreed that Baldwin, youngest of the four acting Baldwin brothers, will admit in court this month that he repeatedly failed to file his New York state income tax returns. Baldwin, who starred in 1995s The Usual Suspects, is accused of skipping his 2008, 2009 and 2010 returns. When he was arrested in December, the district attorney said Baldwin could face up to four years in prison if convicted. But at Mondays closeddoor conference at the Rockland County Courthouse, The district attorneys office and the judge made it very clear that Mr. Baldwin will not be going to prison, Yankwitt said. If Mr. Baldwin cant work, he cant pay back his back taxes. Baldwin, 46, of Upper Grandview, was not at the conference. Prosecutor Anthony Dellicarri confirmed a tentative agreement had been reached on a plea deal but would not detail the specifics. Yankwitt said that if Baldwin pays back the money within a year, the case will be discharged on the condition he stay out of trouble. Associated PressAUSTIN, TexasI n the frenzy of South by Southwest, even standouts like The Flaming Lips feel the need to stand out. Now consider that problem while surveying the 2,200 mostly unknown bands packing Austin starting Tuesday for the marquee week of the trendy festival that blends the famous and nameless, headlined this year by Green Day, Dave Grohl, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Natalie Maines of The Dixie Chicks and Snoop Lion (perhaps still better known as Snoop Dogg). Squeezing into the intimate showcases for those big acts will be all but impossible. The Flaming Lips will take all comers at a free outdoor concert, yet the psychedelic rockers known for theatrical live spectacles are still pulling out the stops for attention, performing their yet-unreleased album The Terror in its entirety for the first time. Call it a lesson for all the lesser-knowns at SXSW: make your set memorable, or leave possibly forgotten. You have to do something beyond your normal show and normal existence, said The Flaming Lips multiinstrumentalist Steven Drozd, who believes SXSW can still make a band that shows up struggling to make a living. If youre playing SXSW and playing in the right spot, this might be the time a manager of another band might see you and you get your shot. Otherwise, you may not get your shot at all. That SXSW has skewed too commercial at the expense of up-and-comers is a gripe that sometimes feels as old as The Flaming Lips, whose dark new album set for release in April will be their 13th in their 30-year history. What ostensibly began in 1987 as an insider gathering for unsigned bands to catch the eye of a record executive or musical tastemaker has mushroomed into a weeklong party with a festival feel and A-list acts. Other notables at the SXSW this year include Vampire Weekend, Kendrick Lamar, Iggy and the Stooges, the Black Lips, Tegan and Sara, Haim and Sonic Youth frontman Thurston Moores new side project, Chelsea Light Moving. Then there are the stars who will inevitably drop in for unannounced shows, such as when 50 Cent and Eminem collaborated for a set that was also streamed on YouTube. James Minor, the general manager of the music arm of SXSW, said the upside of SXSW for chart-topping artists is a fresh dose of relevance. But he describes the festival that runs through Saturday as a still-valuable showcase for emerging bands to get exposure and take crash courses on the business side of an evolving industry where its getting harder for artists to make a buck. I feel people are turning around a little bit, as maybe in the past they see SXSW as party time, Minor said. But I feel like theres a general sense that artists that are succeeding are more aware of the industry. Among those out for awareness this week are The Rubens, an Austrialian rock band who has yet to release an album in the U.S., let alone play here before. Frontman Sam Margin is grateful his band has it better than most theyre already signed to a major label in Warner Bros. but is expecting a competitive atmosphere that raises the stakes to standout. That doesnt mean any gimmicks for The Rubens theyre just hoping their performances finds buzz in a week thats so packed with bands that even Margin confesses to trouble navigating it. Its been really hard to find anything. Ive been Googling it and there is so much going on, Margin said. Of course, the big acts dont show up simply to upstage the rest of the lineup. Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong, whose substance abuse problems last year forced the band to postpone the start of a 2013 arena tour, debuts the documentary Broadway Idiot that jumps from concerts to the punk bands Broadway musical. Looking for a break Birthday: The urge to travel and expand your horizons could be quite pronounced in coming months. If you start planning now, theres a chance these trips could take place. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) The probability of it being a profitable day appears to be exceptionally good. Aries (March 21-April 19) Youre likely to derive greater benefits from what you do on the spur of the moment than from something more calculated. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Although you are quite intuitive, you should also be able to accurately size up situations using your fine deductive skills. It pays to use all of your faculties. Gemini (May 21-June 20) Your companions will have an enormous effect on your outlook, which is normal but not always productive. However, today youll be pleased by the way they stimulate your thought processes. Cancer (June 21-July 22) Achievement is within the realm of possibility, as long as youre both swift and consistent. However, if you hesitate on something, you wont likely get a second chance. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Some unusual information that comes your way might not fit in your present plans, but you may be able to use it on some future venture; put it in your pocket. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Something commercially beneficial could unexpectedly develop through someone who is more of a friend than a business associate. Be sure to check it out. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Do not discount your mates flash of inspiration today just because his/her reasoning isnt along traditional lines. Its the concept that counts, and it could be ingenious. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Be sure to put your thinking cap on when at work, because certain ideas of yours could go a long way toward gaining some points with the powers that be. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Theres a good chance that youll run into an old friend whom you havent seen in a very long time. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Even if you dont get off to a dazzling start, the days end could be quite dramatic, desirable and exciting. Its important to remember that its the bottom line that counts. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Your comments are likely to have greater impact on your associates than you might realize. Youre likely to say all the right things, which will strengthen relationships rather than weaken them. From wire reports Stephen Baldwin Elisabeth Hasselbeck Today in HISTORY SUNDAY, MARCH 10 Fantasy 5: 5 12 13 28 33 5-of-52 winners$93,025.42 4-of-5249$120.50 3-of-58,024$10 SATURDAY, MARCH9 Powerball: 10 37 40 46 52 Powerball: 12 5-of-5 PBNo winner No Florida winner 5-of-53 winners$1 million No Florida winner Lotto: 1 7 10 12 33 51 6-of-6No winner 5-of-644$3,781 4-of-62,702$49 3-of-649,377$5 Fantasy 5: 5 7 11 12 27 5-of-51 winner$281,607.72 4-of-5621$73 3-of-517,297$7 FRIDAY, MARCH 8 Mega Money: 14 21 22 39 Mega Ball: 9 4-of-4 MBNo winner 4-of-47$1,169.50 3-of-4 MB32$560.50 Today is Tuesday, March 12, the 71st day of 2013. There are 294 days left in the year. Todays Highlight in History: On March 12, 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered the first of his 30 radio addresses that came to be known as fireside chats, telling Americans what was being done to deal with the nations economic crisis. On this date: In 1664, Englands King Charles II granted an area of land in present-day North America known as New Netherland to his brother James, the Duke of York. In 1912, the Girl Scouts of the USA had its beginnings as Juliette Gordon Low of Savannah, Ga., founded the first American troop of the Girl Guides. In 1938, the Anschluss merging Austria with Nazi Germany took place as German forces crossed the border between the two countries. In 1943, Aaron Coplands Fanfare for the Common Man had its world premiere with Eugene Goossens conducting the Cincinnati Symphomy. In 1951, Dennis the Menace, created by cartoonist Hank Ketcham, made its syndicated debut in 16 newspapers. In 1980, a Chicago jury found John Wayne Gacy Jr. guilty of the murders of 33 men and boys. (The next day, Gacy was sentenced to death; he was executed in May 1994.) Ten years ago: Elizabeth Smart, the 15-year-old girl whod vanished from her bedroom nine months earlier, was found alive in a Salt Lake City suburb with two drifters, Brian David Mitchell and Wanda Barzee, who are serving prison terms for kidnapping her. Five years ago: New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer resigned two days after reports had surfaced that he was a client of a prostitution ring. One year ago: Greece implemented the biggest debt writedown in history, swapping the bulk of its privately-held bonds with new ones worth less than half their original value. Todays Birthdays: Playwright Edward Albee is 85. Former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young is 81. Actress Barbara Feldon is 80. Actress-singer Liza Minnelli is 67. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is 66. Singer-songwriter James Taylor is 65. Author Carl Hiaasen is 60. Former MLB AllStar Darryl Strawberry is 51. Actor Aaron Eckhart is 45. CNN reporter Jake Tapper is 44. Country musician Tommy Bales (Flynnville Train) is 40. Country singer Holly Williams is 32. Actor Samm Levine is 31. Thought for Today: Home is any four walls that enclose the right person. Helen Rowland, American writer, journalist and humorist (1876-1950). 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 E NTERTAINMENT Page B4 TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013 Associated PressCOLUMBIA, S.C. Zombies seem to be everywhere these days. In the popular TV series The Walking Dead, humans struggle to escape from a pack of zombies hungry for flesh. Prank alerts have warned of a zombie apocalypse on radio stations in a handful of states. And across the country, zombie wannabes in tattered clothes occasionally fill local parks, gurgling moans of the undead. Are these just unhealthy obsessions with death and decay? To Clemson University professor Sarah Lauro, the phenomenon isnt harmful or a random fad, but part of a historical trend that mirrors a level of cultural dissatisfaction and economic upheaval. Lauro, who teaches English at Clemson, studied zombies while working on her doctoral degree at the University of California at Davis. Lauro said she keeps track of zombie movies, television shows and video games, but her research focuses primarily on the concept of the zombie walk, a mass gathering of people who, dressed in the clothes and makeup of the undead, stagger about and dance. Its a fascination that, for Lauro, a self-described chicken, seems unnatural. The zombie mob originated in 2003 in Toronto, Lauro said, and popularity escalated dramatically in the United States in 2005, alongside a rise in dissatisfaction with the war in Iraq. It was a way that the population was getting to exercise the fact that they felt like they hadnt been listened to by the Bush administration, Lauro said. Nobody really wanted that war, and yet we were going to war anyway. As of last year, Lauro said, zombie walks had been documented in 20 countries. The largest gathering drew more than 4,000 participants at the New Jersey Zombie Walk in Asbury Park, N.J., in October 2010, according to Guinness World Records. We are more interested in the zombie at times when as a culture we feel disempowered, Lauro said. And the facts are there that, when we are experiencing economic crises, the vast population is feeling disempowered. ... Either playing dead themselves ... or watching a show like Walking Dead provides a great variety of outlets for people. C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Todays HOROSCOPE Associated Press Solange Knowles perform Sunday at the Roc Nation/Raptor House at Arlyn Studios in Austin, Texas. 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Mummies for medicine Associated Press A group of cardiologists led by Saint Lukes Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City, showing the mummy Hatiay (New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, 1550 to 1295 BCE) being scanned in Cairo, Egypt, where it was found to have evidence of extensive vascular diseas e by CT scanning. This scanning is part of a major survey to investigate some 137 mummies, which has revealed that people probabl y had clogged arteries and heart disease some 4,000 years ago. CT scans of 137 mummies showed evidence of atherosclerosis, or hardened arteries, in one third of those examined, including those from ancient people believed to have healthy lifestyles. Study of preserved bodies: Even ancient peoples had clogged arteries M ARIA C HENG AP medical writer LONDON E ven without modern-day temptations like fast food or cigarettes, people had clogged arteries some 4,000 years ago, according to the biggest-ever study of mummies searching for the condition. Researchers say that suggests heart disease may be more a natural part of human aging rather than being directly tied to contemporary risk factors like smoking, eating fatty foods and not exercising. CT scans of 137 mummies showed evidence of atherosclerosis, or hardened arteries, in one third of those examined, including those from ancient people believed to have healthy lifestyles. Atherosclerosis causes heart attacks and strokes. More than half of the mummies were from Egypt while the rest were from Peru, southwest America and the Aleutian islands in Alaska. The mummies were from about 3800 B.C. to 1900 A.D. Heart disease has been stalking mankind for over 4,000 years all over the globe, said Dr. Randall Thompson, a cardiologist at Saint Lukes Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City and the papers lead author. The mummies with clogged arteries were older at the time of their death, around 43 versus 32 for those without the condition. In most cases, scientists couldnt say whether the heart disease killed them. The study results were announced Sunday at a meeting of the American College of Cardiology in San Francisco and simultaneously published online in the journal Lancet. Thompson said he was surprised to see hardened arteries even in people like the ancient Aleutians who were presumed to have a healthy lifestyle as hunter-gatherers. I think its fair to say people should feel less guilty about getting heart disease in modern times, he said. We may have oversold the idea that a healthy lifestyle can completely eliminate your risk. Thompson said there could be unknown factors that contributed to the mummies narrowed arteries. He said the Ancestral Puebloans who lived in underground caves in modern-day Colorado and Utah, used fire for heat and cooking, producing a lot of smoke. They were breathing in a lot of smoke and that could have had the same effect as cigarettes, he said. H EALTH & L IFE D uring the past several years, screening for various cancers has come under fire, specifically, mammography for breast cancer and the PSA blood test for prostate cancer. However, I think anyone who truly looks at the benefits of screening will realize how important it is, and that many lives are saved each and every year due to early detection and treatment. Nowhere is this more pronounced than in screening for colon cancer. For average-risk Screen to reduce risks See BENNETT / Page C4 Dr. Sunil Gandhi CANCER & BLOOD DISEASE Screen for lung cancer L ung cancer is the deadliest cancer in the United States. Lung cancer causes more deaths than the next three most common cancers combined (colon, breast and prostate). This is a major disaster. As a country, we must do something to improve this situation. As in many other cancers, early diagnosis is the key in improving odds for cure. The five-year survival rate for lung cancer is 52.6 percent for cases detected when the disease is still localized (within the lungs). However, only I recently read a very interesting article in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care, which had some very important information I would like to get out to the community. I am sure everyone is familiar with obstructive sleep apnea and stroke two disease entities that can cause severe problems, and affect quality of life. You can imagine the damage and problems that can occur if one is superimposed on the other. Oxygen and circulation levels that are affected and depleted by obstructive sleep apnea and stroke can place one at risk for an early demise. A study cited in the journal showed stroke patients who were offered CPAP equipment for their obstructive sleep apnea when diagnosed had much better outcomes than patients who were not identified, or refused to use a CPAP device. Once again, CPAP is a device Obstructive sleep apnea, CPAP and stroke risk A s the weather warms up and we begin to spend long hours being active outdoors, it is a good time to review prevention and first aid for common outdoor hazards. Many injuries can be avoided by taking standard safety precautions and being alert. Slather on the sunscreen before heading outside. In hot weather or during strenuous activity, make sure plenty of drinking water is available. Always supervise children around water. Move potential obstacles and hazards out of the way so that people wont trip over them. Teach children about the dangers of electricity. Handle hot foods and liquids carefully, and keep toddlers away from stoves, barbecue grills and campfires. Learn about ladder safety and keep your ladders where young children cannot easily access them. Mosquito bites Deet, an insect repellent often recommended for protection against mosquito-borne illnesses, should not be used on children because it is absorbed through the skin. First aid for outdoors See WILSON / Page C5 See GRILLO / Page C5 Dr. Denis Grillo EAR, NOSE & THROAT Section C TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE INSIDE Dr. Frank Vascimini / Page C5 Dr. Richard Hoffmann / Page C3 Dr. Carlene Wilson WELLNESS CORNER Dr. C. Joseph Bennett NAVIGATING CANCER 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 C4 See MUMMIES / Page C5 000DRSD
Straight Talk Medicine hosted by Dr. Jeffery Kinnard and Dr. Emily Tovar will feature Charles Richer of Canadian Meds, discussing Cost Savings on Prescription Drugs. The show airs at 8 a.m. Mondays, 8 p.m. Tuesdays and 3 p.m. Thursdays on WYKE, channel 16. For information, call Kathie Henderson at 352-503-7091. Upcoming shows are listed at www.straighttalkmedicine. com. The Citrus County Chapter of Mended Hearts fundraiser Bake Sale/Chinese Auction 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, March 22, outside the cafeteria of Citrus Memorial Health System. There will be cakes, cookies, brownies, breads and many other items. Mended Hearts is a national nonprofit support organization that includes heart patients, spouses, caregivers, health care professionals and others interested in helping patients with emotional recovery from heart disease. With 280 community-based chapters nationwide, Mended Hearts has 24,000 members, making it the largest heartrelated patient support group. All meetings are open to the public. Call President Millie King 352-637-5525 or cardiovascular services 352-3446416. LifeSouth Community Blood Centers : To find a donor center or a blood drive near you, call 352-527-3061. Donors must be at least 17, or 16 with parental permission, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be in good health to be eligible to donate. A photo ID is required. The Lecanto branch office is at 1241 S. Lecanto Highway (County Road 491), open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays (7 p.m. Wednesdays), 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays. The Inverness branch is at 301 W. Main St., open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, (6:30 p.m. Wednesdays), 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturdays and closed Sundays. Visit www.lifesouth.org. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, Rock Crusher Canyon, South Rock Crusher Road, Crystal River. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, Citrus County Detention Center, West Woodland Ridge Drive, Lecanto. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, March 14, Citrus County School Board, West Main Street, Inverness. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, March 15, Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center, North Suncoast Boulevard, Crystal River. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 16, Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church and The Knights of Columbus, Beverly Hills. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 17, Walmart Supercenter Homosassa, South Sunocast Boulevard, Homosassa. 7:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, March 17, First United Methodist Church of Homosassa, West Bradshaw Street, Homosassa. 8:30 a.m. to noon Monday, March 18, Anytime Fitness, South Suncoast Boulevard, Homosassa. 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, March 18, Walmart Supercenter Homosassa, South Sunocast Boulevard, Homosassa. 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, Walmart Supercenter, West Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 8 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 19, Stoneridge Landing Clubhouse South Stoneridge Drive, Inverness. 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. 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 352-7951234 to register. Breastfeeding/Infant Care 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, in the Medical Offices Building Community Room; expectant or new mothers learn helpful techniques for successful breastfeeding as well as basic infant care. Free, registration required. LifeSouth Blood Drive 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, March 15, must be 17 or older, weigh 110 pounds or more and show I.D. Donors receive a free meal in the hospitals cafeteria and a cholesterol screening. One-Day Childbirth Education 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 16, in the Medical Offices Building Community Room; expectant couples learn about labor, delivery and relaxation techniques, exercising, newborn characteristics and breastfeeding. Cost is $30; registration required. Free Balance Screenings Seven Rivers Rehab & Wound Center, 1675 S.E. U.S. 19 in the Crystal River Shopping Center (next to Sweetbay). Free, call 352795-0534 to schedule. 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. Blood drive sponsored by Our Lady of Grace Church and the Knights of Columbus Council 6168, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 16, the day before St. Patricks Day, at Our Lady of Grace Parish Life Center, 6 Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. What better way to celebrate the feast of St Patrick than by giving the gift of life, a precious pint of blood? Each pint donated can significantly touch up to three lives and therefore can become a triple gift and blessing for others. Complimentary continental breakfast will be available, as well as other tokens of thanks for donors. SPRING HILL Oak Hill Hospitals Pediatric ER plans a Pediatric Safety Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 16, near the Emergency Department on the campus of Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd. (State Road 50) in Spring Hill. Fire Safety House with instruction on how to escape a smoke-filled house. Poisonous snake identification. See a fire truck, ambulance and helicopter up close. Tour of the Pediatric Emergency Care Center. Meet representatives of Hernando County Sheriffs Office. Receive water safety tips from the YMCA. Nutrition facts and fun. Teddy bear clinic. Free food and drinks. Parents and children will have the opportunity to meet Emergency Care pediatricians and community-based pediatricians on staff at Oak Hill Hospital. For information, call Oak Hill Hospitals 24 hour Consult A Nurse at 352-628-6060 in Citrus. The Citrus Memorial Health System SHARE Club free heart seminar, 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 18, in the Auditorium on the main hospital campus. Innovations in Heart Care will feature a presentation from Citrus Memorials Manager of Cardiac Catheterization Lab, CJ Hosea, R.N. Hosea will discuss advancements in the field of cardiac catheterization that have great benefit for patients. Refreshments and educational materials will be available during the seminar. Seating is limited, so an RSVP is required to attend. Register online at www.citrus mh.com/events or call 352560-6266. Free six-week tobacco dependence program by Emeritus at Barrington Place and Gulfcoast North Area Health Education Center (AHEC), for anyone interested in quitting tobacco use. Participants are eligible to receive up to four weeks of free products, including gum, patches and lozenges. The meetings will be 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays beginning March 20 at Barrington Place Assisted Living Facility on County Road 486, 2341 W. Norvell Bryant Highway in Lecanto. To register, call Wendy Hall at 352-697-0705. 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 Citrus Abuse Shelter Association (CASA), 1100 Turner Camp Road, Inverness, hosts a volunteer meeting at 10:30 a.m. the second Tuesday monthly, September to May. Call 352-344-8111. HIV support group 3 to 4 p.m. the second Tuesday monthly at Citrus County Health Department, 3700 Sovereign Path, Lecanto. Open to all affected by HIV. Persons attending remain confidential, testing will be anonymous. Reservation not required. Call 352-527-0068, ext. 281, if you have any questions. Bereaved Parents of the USA (BP/USA) grief support group for parents and grandparents who have experienced the death of a child, 7 p.m. the second Wednesday monthly at the First Presbyterian Church, 1501 S.E. U.S. 19 in Crystal River. Call Bernadette Passalacqua at 352-746-4664 or visit www. bereavedparentsusa.org. 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 Spinal Cord Injury support group, 5 p.m. second Thursday monthly in the gym at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital. Call Dee Hardee at 352592-7237. 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. North Central Post Polio Support Group 2 p.m. March 10, with the program Healthy Aging, A Natural Approach to a Healthier Life Style at Collins Health Resource Center, 8401 S.W. State Road 200, building 300, suite 303, Ocala. Guest speaker will be Norman Anderson, M.D. Call Carolyn Raville, president, at 352-489-1731. The Ostomy Support Group of Citrus County, 2 p.m. the third Sunday monthly in the Cypress Room at Citrus Memorial Health Systems office building in the old schoolhouse, 131 S. Citrus Ave., Inverness. Call Steve at 352-229-4202 or Sue at 352-560-7918. 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.C2 T UESDAY, M ARCH 12, 2013 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE H EALTH& L IFE Health NOTES See GROUPS / Page C3 Career Day Special to the Chronicle Nature Coast EMS recently participated in the annual Career Day at Crystal River Middle School. Carlos Santos, Nature Coast EMT, speaks with a group of eighth-graders while they sit inside the ambulance. 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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. Weekly meetings R.I. Discovery (Recovery International) Abraham Low self-help systems for mental health depression, obsession, stress, fears, anger. Meetings are 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays starting March 12 at Crystal River United Methodist Church, 4801 N. Citrus Ave. Call Jackie, 352-563-5182. 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. 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. 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 : 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 352628-2874. Dunnellon Life Recovery group for adults where addiction, compulsion and codependency issues are dealt with, at 7 p.m. Mondays at Rainbow Springs Village Church, 20222 S.W. 102nd St. Road, Dunnellon. Call Char at 352-465-1644 or Nancy at 352-794-0017. SPRING HILL Parkinsons Tai Chi Group 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the private dining room at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Spring Hill. Call Charissa Haffner at 352-346-8864. Organizations Alzheimers Association -Florida Gulf Coast Chapter affiliated support groups are for family members, caregivers and others interested in learning more about Alzheimers disease. Meetings are open to everyone and free of charge. To arrange free respite care so you can attend a group, call the Hernando office at 352688-4537 or 800-772-8672. Website: www.alz support.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. 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 352229-4202, Sue Penner at 352-560-7918, Sharon Brummer at 352-382-4446 or Betty or Mel Shipley at 352-3410005. 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 not-forprofit charitable organization providing comprehen 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.H EALTH& L IFE C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE T UESDAY, M ARCH 12, 2013 C3 Notify FDA of reactions to hygiene, makeup products Q : You have written columns about reporting a drugs side effects to the FDA. What about bad reactions to cosmetics? A: Yes, if youve had a bad reaction to a beauty, personal hygiene or makeup product, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to hear from you. The federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act defines cosmetics as products that are intended to be applied to the body for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness, or altering the appearance. But the legal definition includes items that most people might not ordinarily think of as cosmetics, including: face and body cleansers deodorants moisturizers and other skin lotions and creams baby lotions and oils hair care products, dyes, conditioners, straighteners, perms makeup hair removal creams nail polishes shaving products perfumes and colognes face paints and temporary tattoos and permanent tattoos and permanent makeup. Consumers should contact the FDA if they experience a rash, hair loss, infection, or any other problem even if they didnt follow product directions. The FDA also wants to know if a product has a bad smell or unusual color which could signal contamination or if the items label is incomplete or inaccurate. If you have any concerns about a cosmetic contact MedWatch, the FDAs problem-reporting program, on the Web (www.fda.gov, click on MedWatch and Begin) or by calling 800-332-1088. When you contact the FDA, include the following information in your report: the name and contact information for the person who had the reaction; the age, gender and ethnicity of the products user; the name of the product and manufacturer; a description of the reaction and treatment, if any; the health care providers name and contact information, if medical attention was provided; and when and where the product was purchased. When a consumer report is received, the FDA enters the information into a database of negative reactions. Experts then look for reports related to the same product or similar ones. FDA scientists will use the information to determine if the product has a history of problems and represents a public health concern that needs to be addressed. If you file a consumer report, your identity will remain confidential. 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. Richard Hoffmann ASK THE PHARMACIST See GROUPS / Page C4 GROUPS Continued from Page C2 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. 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M ARILYNNM ARCHIONE AP chief medical writer SAN FRANCISCO Stress does bad things to the heart. New studies have found higher rates of cardiac problems in veterans with PTSD, New Orleans residents six years after Hurricane Katrina and Greeks struggling through that countrys financial turmoil. Disasters and prolonged stress can raise fight or flight hormones that affect blood pressure, blood sugar and other things in ways that make heart trouble more likely, doctors say. They also provoke anger and helplessness and spur heartharming behaviors like eating or drinking too much. Were starting to connect emotions with cardiovascular risk markers and the new research adds evidence of a link, said Dr. Nieca Goldberg, a cardiologist at NYU Langone Medical Center and an American Heart Association spokeswoman. She had no role in the studies, which were discussed Sunday at an American College of Cardiology conference in San Francisco. The largest, involving 207,954 veterans in California and Nevada ages 46 to 74, compared those with PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder, to those without it. They were free of major heart disease and diabetes when researchers checked their Veterans Administration medical records from 2009 and 2010. Checked again about two years later, 35 percent of those with PTSD but only 19 percent of those without it had developed insulin resistance, which can lead to diabetes and hardening of the arteries. Doctors also saw higher rates of metabolic syndrome a collection of heart disease risk factors that include high body fat, cholesterol, blood pressure and blood sugar levels. About 53 percent of veterans with PTSD but only 37 percent of those without it had several of these symptoms. The numbers are estimates and are not as important as the trend more heart risk with more stress, said one study leader, Dr. Ramin Ebrahimi, a cardiologist at the Greater Los Angeles VA Medical Center and a professor at UCLA. It shows that PTSD can cause physical symptoms, not just the mental ones commonly associated with it. Twenty or 30 years ago PTSD was a term reserved for combat veterans. We have come to realize now that PTSD is actually a much more common disorder and it can happen in veterans who did not undergo combat but had a very traumatic experience such as losing a friend, he said. That goes for others who suffer trauma such as being raped, robbed at gunpoint or in a serious accident, he said. Nearly 8 million Americans have PTSD, the National Institute of Mental Health estimates. They include survivors of Hurricane Katrina. Tulane Medical Center doctors led a study of their hospitals patients that suggests heart attack incidence is three times higher in New Orleans than it was in the two years before the 2005 storm. Heart attacks made up 2.4 percent of admissions in the six years after the storm compared to just .7 percent before it. The post-storm patients were more likely to be unemployed or uninsured, to smoke, and to have depression, anxiety or high cholesterol, resarchers found. A third study found that heart attacks rose sharply in the Messinia area of southwestern Greece since January 2008, the start of that countrys financial crisis. Researchers compared medical records of more than 22,000 patients admitted to the General Hospital of Kalamata the only hospital with a cardiology department in the region. There were 1,084 heart attacks in the four years after the crisis began compared to 841 in the four years before it, even though the population and its demographics remained the same. Heart attack incidence rose 40 percent among women, who have higher unemployment rates than men and tend to be more responsible for child care a double burden of stress, said the lead researcher, Dr. Emmanouil Makaris. 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 352-527-4600. HPH Hospice, a nonprofit agency initially licensed in 1984, provides, care, comfort and support to individuals affected by a life-limiting illness in Citrus County. 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. 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 County (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. Visit OakHillHospital.com. Monthly meetings 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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. 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. If you require respite care for your loved one during the meeting, RSVP 10 days prior to the meeting. RSVP at 352746-5483. 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., facilitator, at 352-688-7744. 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. 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. GROUPS Continued from Page C3C4 T UESDAY, M ARCH 12, 2013 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE H EALTH& L IFE adults, a screening colon oscopy is associated with a significant decrease in the risk of any colorectal cancer, and specifically of a right colon cancer. And, as we enter into the age of using electronic health records (EHRs), we should see an increase in the screening rates, since the computer will remind us of all screening exams that should be done and when. This data is based upon two studies recently published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia examined the effectiveness of screening colonoscopy using data from 1,039 average-risk adults enrolled in four U.S. health plans. In analyses restricted to 471 eligible case patients and 509 matched controls, the researchers found that 2.8 percent of case patients and 9.0 percent of controls had undergone screening colonoscopy. The odds of developing a colorectal cancer on the left side of the colon were reduced with a sigmoidoscopy and a colonoscopy, but the sigmoidoscopy did not help in the detection of rightsided colon cancers, since the scope is shorter and cannot look at the right side. In the second study, researchers from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle assessed whether interventions using EHRs, automated mailings and stepped-up increases in support improved adherence to colorectal screening over two years among 4,675 adults aged 50 to 73 years not current for colorectal screening. Interventions included usual care; EHR-linked mailings; EHR-linked mailings with telephone assistance; or EHR-linked mailings, telephone assistance and nurse navigation. The researchers found participants in intervention groups were significantly more likely to be current for colorectal screening for both years, compared with usual care. So, as you can see, compared with usual care, a centralized, EHR-linked, mailed colorectal screening program led to twice as many persons being current for screening over two years. While the adoption of HER is not an easy thing, one benefit will be the ability to automatically remind patients of important tests and screenings that may save their lives. 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. Contact him at 522 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto, FL 34461, or email email@example.com. BENNETT Continued from Page C1 15 percent of lung cancer cases are diagnosed at an early stage. For distant tumors (spread to other organs) the five-year survival rate is only 3.5 percent. Obviously, if we want to improve the cure rate, we need to diagnose more patients when the cancer is localized. Unfortunately, at this stage either the patient has no symptoms or only vague symptoms. Many patients do not seek a doctors help until it has spread beyond the lung, which makes it practically incurable. What can we do to detect early lung cancer? The only proven way is screening. Lung cancer screening of all eligible heavy smokers has the potential to avert about 12,000 deaths from the disease each year in the United States. That reduction would represent 7.6 percent of total lung cancer deaths eliminated nationwide, via early detection with the low-dose CT regimen used in the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST). This was as per a study reported online in Cancer. The ACS, or American Cancer Society, supported this study. Patients who meet all of the following criteria may be candidates for lung cancer screening: 55 to 74 years old In fairly good health Have at least a 30 pack-year smoking history And are either still smoking or have quit smoking within the past 15 years. It is estimated 8.6 million Americans fit this criteria. Each CT scan costs several hundred dollars. This is costly. Also, many times, a spot seen on a CT scan looks like lung cancer and further investigation, which can amount to a biopsy or surgery, may find the lesion to be benign. This is called a false positive. This drives up the cost. The jury is still out on whether this should be fully implemented in the country. At this time, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, the American Lung Association, and some other groups now recommend annual CT scans for highrisk patients. While the ACS, or American Cancer Society, has not yet made the same recommendation, I personally feel it is a good idea in appropriate patients. Dr. Sunil Gandhi is a hematologist and oncologist. He is the 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 Studies tie stress from storms, war to heart risks HOPE Our Reason to Relay This is Relay For Life, a community event where people come together to remember loved ones, inspire others and celebrate life. Its your chance to make a difference in the fight against cancer. The money you raise will fund lifesaving research, education, advocacy and service programs. Call us to register your team for this unforgettable event. This is the American Cancer Society. A p r i l 5 t h C r y s t a l R i v e r H i g h S c h o o l April 12th Lecanto High School April 19th Citrus High School For more information call 637-5577 000DZB2 3580 Lemon St., Hernando For more infromation Call 860-2598 000DTJX Saturday March 23 9:00 am 3:00 pm L LAKESIDECRAFT SHOW Inverness Elks Lodge #2522 Featuring the music of Mr. Guy Smith For more information call 422-6700 or 601-3506 Bring Chairs T h e C i t y o f C r y s t a l R i v e r p r e s e n t s C OUNTRY IN THE P ARK Saturday, March 16 4 6 p.m. Gazebo behind City Hall 000E9EE F R E E C o n c e r t F R E E FREE C o n c e r t Concert!
Whenever possible, use non-deet repellents or natural repellents such as citronella oil. If you must use an insect repellent containing deet, apply it on clothing rather than skin, and avoid rubbing it into cuts and open wounds. Do not apply it on the childs hands or around the eyes and mouth. Be careful not to inhale spray repellents and not to spray near food. Wash off the repellent with soap and water as soon as you come indoors. You can avoid diseasecarrying mosquitoes by coming indoors when at dusk. Reduce mosquitoes in areas where children play by removing standing water, and keep mosquitoes away from outdoor picnics with torches, citronella candles, or mosquito zappers. Spider bites Spider bites, which are common in Citrus County, are often confused with bug bites. Look for two tiny punctures instead of a single hole. A spider bite typically feels like a pinprick, followed several hours later by soreness, swelling, and sometimes a waterfilled blister. Wash the site of the bite with soap and water, and apply cool compresses. Aspirin and antihistamines can help relieve discomfort. Do not interfere with the blister. There are two types of venomous spiders in Florida, black widow (with a red hourglass on the back) and brown recluse (with a brown violinshaped marking on the back). With brown recluse bites, the blister sometimes sloughs off, leaving a lesion. A bite by a black widow should receive prompt medical attention. Tick bites When you spend time in the woods, inspect your body for ticks and shower soon after you come indoors to prevent tick bites. If the head of a tick breaks off and remains embedded in your skin, apply antibacterial cream and let your skin heal by itself. STARI (Southern TickAssociated Rash Illness), spread by the lonestar tick, can cause a red rash more than three inches across around the bite, accompanied by fatigue, fever and headaches. Bee and wasp stings Quickly apply household ammonia or a paste of baking soda and water to partially neutralize an ant, bee, or wasp sting. Use ice to minimize the swelling, and an itching cream to relieve the discomfort that follows. A person who experiences difficulty breathing after a sting may be having an allergic reaction that requires immediate medical attention. If someone in your household has a known allergy to bee stings, always keep an epinephrine pen on hand. Cut or wound To stop bleeding, apply steady direct pressure to a wound with a sterile gauze pad or a clean cloth. Once a cut has stopped bleeding, clean it, apply an antibiotic cream, and cover it with a bandage to keep it clean. A deep cut may require stitches. If a wound on an arm or leg is bleeding excessively, tie a scarf or necktie around the limb close to the armpit or groin, elevate the wound above the heart, and seek medical attention. Skinned knee A skinned knee or grazed elbow typically heals by itself if it is properly cleaned. Wash it gently with soap and running water to remove grit and sand. Then apply first aid cream and cover with a loose bandage. Seek medical attention if the wound shows signs of infection, interferes with the movement of a major joint, or covers a large area. Skin infection If the area around a bite or scratch becomes covered with small pimples, or if red areas appear on other parts of the body, see your doctor. Community-associated (CA) MRSA, a drugresistant skin infection spread by person-toperson contact, often starts as a reddened area or pimple that resembles a bug bite, but causes abnormal pain. It appears in other areas and does not respond to antibacterial ointments. Electrocution Do not let your children play outside after a storm until you know the area is safe. Downed power lines are very dangerous, and the electric current can be transmitted through puddles of water. Never touch someone who is in contact with electricity. Use an object made of wood, rubber or glass to push the person away from the power source before attempting first aid. Call for help and begin CPR. Sunburn At the beach or swimming pool, reapply sunscreen at regular intervals. You can get sunburned even in the shade. If you do become sunburned, take a cool shower or apply cool, moist towels to the area. Use an aloe vera or moisturizing lotion several times a day, and leave any blisters alone. If a blister pops by itself, use an antibacterial ointment to prevent infection. Stay out of the sun until you have recovered. Heat exhaustion Symptoms of heat exhaustion include headache; nausea; dizziness or faintness; rapid heartbeat; cool, moist, skin; heat cramps; and dark-colored urine. Have the victim lie down in the shade or in an air conditioned room with feet elevated. Loosen clothing and sponge or spray him with cool water. Have him drink cool water or another non-caffeinated beverage. Seek immediate medical attention if the persons temperature rises above 103 degrees or he seems disoriented. Take a few minutes to study first aid, and know how to access first aid information quickly in an emergency. The Red Cross first aid book is now available as a cellphone app, First Aid by the Red Cross. Several websites offer reliable information and instructions for medical emergencies, including Mayo Clinic First Aid (www.mayoclinic.com/ health/FirstAidIndex/First AidIndex) and BBC Health (www.bbc.co.uk/health). Dr. Carlene Wilson is a board-certified internist and pediatrician in private practice in Crystal River. Call her at 352-563-5070 or visit www. IMPWellnessCenter.com. WILSON Continued from Page C1H EALTH& L IFE C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE T UESDAY, M ARCH 12, 2013 C5 Preparing for dentures brings questions Q : I am a 64-year-old, soon to be 65, in good health and in need of dentures. I have many questions for you. The first is having only 15 or 16 teeth left in this skull, how long will it take to extract these teeth? I have two of them broken off at the gum line. I agree with your idea that the gums need to heal before the patient is fitted for dentures. How long would you recommend? I do not have TMJ. Do you have the Wilcox device to measure the Yaw, Pitch, and roll of the jaw? My father was hemophiliac, and at my age, if I cut myself, I bleed for a time. I dont know if I have these traits, but it is something you should know. One of the most important questions is: Do you have terms for payment? I am semi-retired and have work as a handyman and am licensed to do so. During these economic times, people are reluctant to have work done. I realize that you will have to take full mouth X-rays and analyze them in order to give me a cost. I can afford this procedure. Are there levels of dentures? i.e. plastic (Volkswagen), porcelain (Mercedes), super dentures (Rolls Royce)??? Please respond when you are able or have the time. A: This is a great question, one I bet many people wonder about, as well. I am going to take each of your concerns one at a time. If you need further explanation on any issue, please let me know and I can go into more detail. Regarding the removal of your teeth you may recall from past columns that I usually remove the back teeth first and allow time for healing. Once healing is near complete, we start the process of making the denture. Once the denture is made, the rest of the teeth are removed and the denture goes in the same day. This process usually takes between two and three months. This is by far the nicest way to approach this, though there are times that we do it differently. You sound concerned with the teeth that are broken off at the gums. Please rest easy, there are predictable ways for us to remove teeth like this. It is hard to say just how long the extractions will take, but I would plan on one hour for the back teeth and one hour for the front teeth and the placement of the denture. You mentioned a Wilcox device. I am unfamiliar with this, though it is important that the proper jaw position is recorded and the relationship between the upper and lower jaws is correct. There are numerous ways to do this with each doctor preferring one of them. Your concern of a bleeding problem is important to address. I would suggest you have the necessary blood tests to rule out any bleeding disorders. Once we know the situation there are ways to deal with it. As you mentioned, a thorough examination and set of radiographs is imperative. Most dentists have a way for you to keep the costs within your budget. I would suggest you discuss this with the dentist you choose to do the treatment. You also mentioned different levels of denture quality. Many offices do offer this type of arrangement. I would be careful of this scenario, because it is typically a situation where they get you in on a low fee and then upsell you, as is done in many businesses. You would not typically expect this from your health care provider; however, it does happen. If you have read my column in the past, you know my father taught my brother and I to do things to the best of our ability and to do things right the first time. He taught us that cutting corners only ends up costing you more in the long run. He also said not to forget that your signature is on what you do be sure that you can be proud of it! Both my brother and I have built our businesses on these principals and yes, we are proud of what Masterpiece Dental Studio and Vascimini Woodworking are known for in this community. I hope this has helped you in some way. 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 you wear at night that keeps the airway open and unobstructed, so oxygen levels to the brain and the heart remain at normal levels. Researchers had learned that, when they followed a group for five years, nearly half of them had passed away at the conclusion of the study. But it seems noncompliance with their CPAP device was the causative factor, thus suggesting CPAP is an excellent device to prevent further stroke damage. There also are other variables, including the patients age and gender, and whether he or she smokes and lives a healthy lifestyle. But it was clear in the study that obstructive sleep apnea patients had nearly two times the risk of death compared to the ones who were compliant and wore their CPAP device at night. Admittedly, it is difficult to take into account all the possible factors that can influence whether an individual has another stroke or not such as diet and lifestyle measures, and whether they are taking their medications on a regular basis but this study did point out that obstructive sleep apnea, and previous history of stroke, if not addressed, can be a very lethal combination. Obviously, patient education for those who are unaware of the risk factors of obstructive sleep apnea is important to get out there, as well as improvements on equipment, so the patients who do decide to undergo CPAP treatment will remain compliant and stay on the medication for their entire life, thus reducing their risk for early death and extending their life and quality of life. As we all know, sometimes strokes do not kill you quickly they injure you, and leave you with a long period of poor quality of life. Denis Grillo, D.O., FOCOO, is an ear, nose and throat specialist in Crystal River. Call him at 352-795-0011 or visit Crystal CommunityENT.com. GRILLO Continued from Page C1 Dr. Pablo Figueroa Se Habla Espaol 2222 Highway 44 W., Inverness Caring is my Profession Call for an Appointment 352-860-0633 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 000EBML Previous studies have found evidence of heart disease in Egyptian mummies, but the Lancet paper is the largest survey so far and the first to include mummies elsewhere in the world. Dr. Frank Ruehli of the University of Zurich, who runs the Swiss Mummy Project, said it was clear atherosclerosis was notably present in antiquity and agreed there might be a genetic predisposition. Humans seem to have a particular vulnerability (to heart disease) and it will be interesting to see what genes are involved, he said. Ruehli was not connected to the study. This is a piece in the puzzle that may tell us something important about the evolution of disease. Other experts warned against reading too much into the mummy data. Dr. Mike Knapton, associate medical director at the British Heart Foundation, said calcified arteries could also be caused by other ailments, including endocrine disorders, and that it was impossible tell from the CT scans if the types of calcium deposits in the mummies were the kind that would have sparked a heart attack or stroke. MUMMIES Continued from Page C1 000E622 4805 S. Suncoast Blvd. Homosassa, FL 34446 352-628-0012 www.MasterpieceDentalStudio.com Always Welcoming New Patients FRANK J. VASCMINI, DDS March for Meals Dance Live Entertainment by the Peter Kern Show Tickets are $10 per person and include: Light Refreshments Live Entertainment & Dancing Friday, March 22, 2013 6:00 pm 9:00 pm Citrus County Resource Center 2804 W. Marc Knighton Ct., Lecanto Come enjoy an evening of beautiful music and dancing the night away! 000DWBP For more information 527-5975 000DS6Q Fort Cooper Days Fort Cooper Days 000DT0O For more information, call 726-0315 Sat., March 16 & Sun., March 17 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fort Cooper State Park 3100 S. Old Floral City Rd., Inverness Experience Florida History Adults thru 13 yrs. old $6 ~ 12 Yrs. & Under Free Come and Enjoy Second Seminole War & Reenactments at 11a.m. & 2p.m. Period Arts & Crafts Great Food and Refreshments Living History Demonstrations Exhibits/Demonstrations Hosted by Hosted by the Friends of the Friends of Fort Cooper Fort Cooper
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 email@example.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 Wisconsities to gather March 13The Wisconsin Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, at the Crystal Point Club House, Summertree Street, off North Citrus Avenue. Those who attend are asked to bring a covered dish to pass that will serve eight to 10 people. Plans for the April brat fry will be discussed. For information, call Joyce at 352-860-1292. Dine with an archaeologistCrystal River State Archaeological Site will host Lunch with the Archaeologist at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, and Thursday, March 21. Bring a sack lunch and sit and dine with Gary D. Ellis, director of Gulf Archaeology Research Institute, at the outdoor amphitheater by Mound A. Participants will talk about all things archaeological. For more information, email Ellis at gari.arch@ gmail.com or call him at 352-464-4274. Quarter Mania benefits hospice Park Lane Jewelry will once again be tossing quarters to help support a nonprofit, HPH Hospice, Healing Peoples Hearts, in Citrus County. HPH has been serving the needs of Citrus County residents since 2005, and recently broke ground on a new HPH Care Center on State Road 44 in Lecanto. Doors will open at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 14, at Tuscany on the Meadows in the Citrus Hills Quality Inn on County Road 486 at 5 p.m. Tickets are $15 and include heavy Italian fare appetizers. There will also be a cash bar available. Bring a roll or two of quarters and play all evening and win jewelry for quarters. Thousands of dollars in jewelry will go home with guests, and there is no limit to how many times a guest can win. There will also be raffles and surprise jewelry giveaways. For more information and to purchase tickets, call Olive Radeker at 352302-1639. C OMMUNITY Page C6 TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Precious Paws ADOPTABLE Maggie Special to the Chronicle Maggie is a senior English bulldog. She is a sweetheart and would love to be a couch companion. She enjoys a stroll and a sunbath for brief periods, but relaxation with her friend is high on her list at this time in her life. She loves Ritz crackers with or without the cheese. A quiet home without other dogs would be the best match. The Crystal River Mall adoption center is open noon to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. The adoption center will be closed for the Easter weekend Thursday, March 23, through Sunday, March 31. View pets at www.precious pawsflorida.com or call 352-726-4700. PFLAG will meet in Lecanto PFLAG Lecanto (Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. today, Tuesday, March 12, at Unity Church of Citrus County, 2628 W. Woodview Lane, Lecanto. PFLAGs mission is to promote the health and well-being of LGBT persons, their families and friends. Meetings are open to everyone and provide an opportunity for dialog, discussion and support, as well as education about LGBT issues and concerns. This month will feature special guest Dr. Emily Frank Hoon, who will talk about about transsexual issues and answer questions participants may have. Dr. Hoon is a licensed clinical psychologist practicing in Gainesville. For more information, call Linda at 352-419-2738 or email pflag.lecanto@ gmail.com. County council to meet March 13The Citrus County Council will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, at 72 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills. Doors open at 8:30 a.m.; doughnuts and coffee available. Guest speaker will be Amy Meek, new CEO for Citrus County United Way. She will address changes being made in the focus and efforts of our local United Way, and report on its Friday, March 8, Land That Job event at the College of Central Florida Citrus Campus. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, email thecccsecretary @gmail.com or call 352746-5984. Hadassah to host card partyThe Hadassah Womens Organization will host a Dessert Card Party at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 14, at Kellner Auditorium, 102 Civic Center, Beverly Hills. Admission is $5. There will be door prizes. Bring your own tile, card or board game. For reservations, call 352-746-0616. Group plans to go to gardensThe Meadowcrest Community Association invites the public to join them April 18 to visit the Florida Botanical Gardens and Heritage Village in Largo. The cost of the trip includes transportation, lunch at the Pie Factory, donations to both venues and all gratuities. There will be two pickup locations one in Crystal River and one in Homosassa. To RSVP by Friday, March 15, and for more information, call Sharon, Meadowcrest Social Committee chairwoman, at 352795-4693. Knights host inaugural tourneyThe Knights of Columbus will host its inaugural Golf Tournament on March 23 at the Citrus Hills Golf and Country Club. Cost is $60 and includes lunch and door prizes. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. with tee time at 8:30 a.m. Register early, as the number of entrants is limited. Men and women are welcome. Additionally, the Knights are looking for hole sponsors. Sponsorships are $50 and $100. For more information or to sign up, call Bill Matos at 352-637-5465 or Charlie Kowalski at 352527-8413. Special to the ChronicleCrystal River Users Group invites the public to sign up for classes. Office Web Apps with Lynn Page from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, March 18. Thes class offers a brief overview and look at using Microsoft Office Web Apps. With a Windows Live ID you have access to Microsofts Office Web Apps and so can create, open, edit and share Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents online using SkyDrive. Work with documents from any computer, whether it has the Office applications installed or not. Cost is $10 for members; $15 for nonmembers. Photoshop Elements with Laura Boetto from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays, March 7, 14 and 21. Learn to create greeting cards for any occasion in any color and with any design. Its easy and fun. Participants need a version of Photoshop Elements on a laptop computer. Printed tutorials are available with the class. Cost is $25 for members; $35 for nonmembers. PowerPoint with Carolyn Ohlmeyer from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, March 25. PowerPoint is a Microsoft program and many computer users already have the program installed. Interesting slideshows can easily be created and shared. Cost is $10 for members; $15 for nonmembers. Windows 7 Basic from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays, April 1 and 8. This is a basic class for students who wish to review Windows 7. The classes will cover tasks commonly used in Windows 7. Cost is $20 for members; $25 for nonmembers. Go to www.crug.com to sign up for classes and for more information. CRUG meets at Crystal Oaks Club House, 4958 W. Crystal Oaks Blvd., Lecanto. M ike and Judy Awe are providing means for transformation of those whom society has sometimes given up on. With inspiring innovations at the Sanctuary Grace House, it is a shelter by Gods grace in a complex society. Located on West Grover Cleveland Boulevard in Homosassa, it is a nonprofit and incorporated organization committed to the needs of the homeless of Citrus County, including released prisoners, recovering addicts, the homeless, single parents and others in need of shelter, redirection and purpose. Judy Awe enthusiastically spoke positively and with frankness about the sanctuary at a luncheon meeting of the Crystal River Womans Club. Their stated vision is to provide the highest-quality atmosphere for men and women to be set free from the deceptions of the world that have crippled them, with a mission to provide temporary, safe housing in their transitional phases of their lives. Education in life-management skills using biblical precepts and principles is implemented in order for them to become independent members of society. While at the sanctuary, the clients are trained to provide professional lawn care, tree removal, home painting, pressure washing and housecleaning services. All work is guaranteed. The sanctuary is licensed and insured. References are available upon request. For their services, you can contact Mike Awe, sanctuary director, at 352-6971373, or 352-601-8025 for Judy Awe, directors of the shelter. Recently, the sanctuary has opened a thrift store at the shelter and donations are greatly appreciated, including gently used furniture, grocery bags, shoes, clothing, house-wares, school supplies, printer paper, board games and toys, potting soil, planters and tools. The woemn are at work on their flower and veggie garden in hopes of establishing a nursery behind the thrift store. One of the things they will be doing is propagating houseplants and a variety of native Florida plants. The public is invited to donate clippings of their favorite plants and save their little pots spring plants come in to donate. A sanctuary tradition has been established: On the third Saturday of the month is Jam and Jelly Day! Customers receive a pint of the Grace House Sanctuary ladies homemade jam or jelly with a $20 purchase. We applaud the dedicated, committed efforts of Mike and Judy Awe at the Sanctuary Grace House in Homosassa. I continue to be amazed at the caring community of our beloved Citrus County where the old adage, Where there is a will, there is a way, is unanimously embodied. A fundraising banquet will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at First United Methodist Church of Homosassa, 8831 W. Bradshaw St. Special music will be provided by Angela Vick and Karen Johnson. The featured speaker is Paul Cooper, who, though spending time in prison six times, was set free by the power of God. For tickets, call Mike Awe at 352-697-1373 or Judy Awe at 352-601-8025. 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. Special to the ChronicleThe public is invited to participate in upcoming American Red Cross classes in March. Scheduled training is: Disaster Services Orientation 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 13. Learn more about the American Red Cross and the opportunities available to volunteer in disaster relief operations locally and nationally. Client Casework 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 13. Learn how to work directly with clients following up Disaster Action Team responses and in disaster relief operations. Evaluates disasterrelated needs of clients, provides appropriate financial support and prepares client records. Damage Assessment Basics 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 15. The course encompasses the tasks and responsibilities of the disaster assessment activity on a disaster relief operation. This new course is designed for local community volunteers, primarily Disaster Action Team members. To sign up and for more information about classes, call 352-620-0500. Red Cross slates classes Special to the Chronicle Officers of the newly organized Navy Seabee Veterans of America, Island X-23 Crystal River Auxiliary, are Joan Buchanan, treasurer; Lois Ketzer, secretary; Nancy Staples, president; and Karen Lowe, vice president. All relatives of Seabees are welcome to join. Call Nancy Staples at 352-697-5565 for more information. New auxiliary officers Sanctuary saving lives in Homosassa Ruth Levins AROUND THE COMMUNITY Learn some new computer skills Crystal River computer club will meet March 13Crystal River Users Group will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, at Crystal Oaks Clubhouse, 4958 Crystal Oaks Blvd. Member Gordon Nichols will make a presentation about his new Epson scanner, which includes software to scan and enhance old photos and film slides in new ways. It scans a picture to find out what editing is required, then makes the desired changes and rescans to get the results already edited. Coffee and refreshments will be served at 6 p.m., with a short meeting at 6:30 p.m., followed by the presentation. The meetings are open and free to everyone. For additional information, visit www.CRUG.com.
T UESDAY, M ARCH 12, 2013 C7 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE E NTERTAINMENT P HILLIP A LDER Newspaper Enterprise Assn. Who wrote this about whom? In this matter of shimmering into rooms, the chappie is rummy to a degree. This week we are going to look at the important topic of entries. It is no good having winners in your hand or on the board if you cannot get to them. In this example, how should South plan the play in three no-trump after West leads his fourth-highest heart? The North hand is too strong for one no-trump and too weak for two no-trump; hence, one spade. South is too weak for a two-level response; hence, one no-trump. When the opening-lead choice is between a major and a minor, it is usually right to pick the major because opponents will look for majorsuit fits, but rarely worry about the minors. South should establish and run his club suit. But as long as the opponent with the club ace learned the game before breakfast this morning, he will know not to take the first club trick; he will win the second club. Then South will have three winning clubs in his hand and will need an entry. What is his only entry? The heart queen. So South must take the first trick with dummys heart king (or ace), not run it around to his hand. Then he immediately attacks clubs. South will collect at least one spade, three hearts, one diamond and four clubs. Todays opening quotation was written by P .G. Wodehouse about Jeeves. If you have never read any of Wodehouses books, enter your local library or bookstore (concrete or electronic) and buy one. 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She then sent me a friend request, with no mention of being sorry for ignoring my previous one. I agreed so as not to be rude. When Tonis birthday came, I wished her a happy birthday. Our birthdays are in the same month. She ignored mine. Last week, I taught Clark how to delete a poke, and he did. But this week, they are doing it again. Since he was the one who did the delete, he must have been the one to start back up. When I asked him, his response was that nothing is going on and Facebook chatting and poking is no big deal. Clark has even commented that he would like to meet Toni, with me, just to see what she looks like now. Toni is not the only female who regularly pokes Clark on Facebook. I have told him that liking and sharing posts is less personal than pokes, chatting and messages. Now he is talking about creating a Twitter account. Am I overreacting, or should Clark be more considerate of my feelings? Torn Dear Torn: This boils down to trust. Something about Toni is ringing a lot of bells in your head, and Clark should respect this by limiting contact. However, he doesnt seem to have done anything untoward, so he objects to your reaction. Try calmly explaining why Toni bothers you and why it is important that his behavior reassure, rather than alarm, you. He needs to know this is moving into risky territory. Dear Annie : Im 19 years old and work at least 60 hours a week. I recently found out I am pregnant. The father does not have a job and lives far away. I want him involved with our child, but not if he cant help support the baby. Am I being too harsh? Hard Worker Dear Hard : Yes. A parents importance should not be based on his income. Support is more than money. It can include taking care of the child and being emotionally supportive of the mother. Unless the father is a drug addict, alcoholic or abuser, your childs relationship with him is necessary and beneficial. But the father should be actively looking for work so he can pay child support, and you should hold him responsible for it. In the meantime, please dont deny either of them the positive aspects of this relationship. Dear Annie : I read the letter from Walk a Mile in My Shoes, who complained about out-of-state relatives who try to take over caregiving duties. Heres our family wisdom when visiting or offering to help a primary caregiver: Think of yourself as the assistant caregiver, and simply ask the primary caregiver what, when, where and how. Do your best to do what they would do. Dont make suggestions or change routines. Just give them the peace of mind of knowing that they can leave for a while and everything will be done exactly as they would have done it. This attitude is helpful and comforting to the primary caregiver, who certainly doesnt need any additional stress. 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(352) 503-6651 On The Withlacoochee adjacent to adult RV pk. water, sewer, avail 352-795-6336 www.twitter.com/ citruschronicle Follow the Heart-lung machines prove safe even in elderly M ARILYNNM ARCHIONE AP chief medical writer SAN FRANCISCO One of the scariest parts of bypass surgery having your heart stopped and going on a heartlung machine while doctors fix your clogged arteries is safe even in the elderly and doesnt cause mental decline as many people have feared, two landmark studies show. Bypass surgery is one of the most common operations in the world. There is great debate about the best way to do it, and patients often are given a choice. Usually doctors stop the heart to make it easier to connect new blood vessels to make detours around blocked ones. But some patients later complain of pumphead mental decline thought to be from the heartlung machines used to pump their blood while their hearts could not. So surgeons started doing offpump bypasses on beating hearts. Nearly one quarter of bypasses are done this way now. But that brought a new complaint: Results on the blood vessels seemed not as good. The new studies were aimed at testing all these factors in a rigorous way to see which method was best. Dr. Andre Lamy of Canadas McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, led a study of 4,752 people in 19 countries. They were randomly assigned to have bypasses with or without the use of heart pumps. After one year, there were no big differences in the rates of death, heart attack, stroke or kidney failure in the two groups. Slightly more people who had bypasses without a heart-lung machine needed a follow-up procedure to open clogged arteries but the difference was so small it could have occurred by chance alone. Mental sharpness and quality of life also was similar in the two groups. That suggests that whatever decline occurred was temporary, or a result of anesthesia or something other than the way the operations were done, said Dr. Timothy Gardner, a surgeon at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Del., and an American Heart Association spokesman. Im actually somewhat surprised the methods proved equally good because the operation is so much harder to do on beating hearts, he said. It seems pretty conclusive that either way is fine. That was true even in people 75 or older, a group most worried about going on a heart-lung machine. The second study tested the two bypass methods in 2,539 of these elderly patients in Germany. Again, the methods proved equally safe and effective a year later. The studies were discussed Monday at an American College of Cardiology conference in San Francisco and published online by the New England Journal of Medicine. Marilynn Marchione can be followed on Twitter at (at)MMarchioneAP After one year, there were no big differences in the rates of death, heart attack, stroke or kidney failure in the two groups.
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ONLY$75 464-0316 HORIZON TREADMILL exc. cond. $500 ReboundAerobics Jumper (trampoline) $150,352-637-5525 Life Fitness Elliptical X3 Machine, 2006, $1500 352-513-4293 buyer to pick-up & haul RECUMBENT EXERCISE BIKE GREATFORTHE BACK. ONLY$95 464-0316 TREADMILL Proform 785PI, good cond, Programable, monitors heart rate& pulse. W/ incline $425 (352) 746-4091 WEIDER MODEL 155 WEIGHTBENCH $25.00 352-637-5423 Floral City Area WEIDER PRO 4300 HOME GYM Needs to be cleaned. Works $30.00 352-637-5423 CANOE 12Radisson Green Bark, exc. cond. $400 603-863-9750 Concealed Weapons Permit Course DANS GUN ROOM (352) 726-5238 EZ go Golf Cart with charger and new Fld dn back seat $1500, Club golf cart w/ charger call for price 352-564-2756 Tactical Personal Defense Class at the Inverness VFW, Sat. Mar. 16, 10 am Advanced Instruction for Persons interested in Carrying concealed firearms For Info Call 352-220-4386 Titan 25 Caliber Gorgeous compact Hand Gun. $600. Call (352) 795-0088 After 11:30 am -til 7p TREK 7200 MENS BIKE 17.5 aluminum frame, like new $250.00 call 352-465-9395 TREK 820 MENS BIKE $25.00 as is call 352-465-9395 2013 ENCLOSED TRAILERS, 6x12 with ramp, $1895 ** call 352-527-0555 ** TRAILER Former construction site trailer, fully insulated/wired. 28l/7h/8w. Garage door one end, fr door other end. $1500 OBO (352)457-6199 WEDDING BAND Ladies 14K gold sz 6-1/2, $ 75.00 352-628-4210 BEDSIDE COMMODE &ALUMINUM WALKER BOTH HAVEADJUSTABLE LEGS $20 EACH 464-0316 SHOWER CHAIR WITH BACKREST& ADJUSTABLE LEGS ONLY$25. 464-0316 TUB RAILMEDLINE bathtub deluxe safety rail $30.00 352-628-4210 WALKER 4WHEEL seat,basket,hand brake collapsible, $50.00 352-628-4210 BEATER USED ACOUSTIC GUITAR PLAYS GREAT! GOOD FOR BEACH$20 352-601-6625 NEWACOUSTIC GUITAR & EXTRAS LOOKS,PLAYS, SOUNDS,GREAT! $40 352-601-6625 NEW STRAT STYLE GUITAR METALLIC FINISH 2 SINGLE,1 DOUBLE PICKUP$40 352-601-6625 NEWLES PAULSTUDIO LIMITED, LIQUID BLACKW/GROVERS &ALINCOS LESS THAN 1/2 PRICE! @ $175 352-601-6625 **FREE 30W AMP** WITH FENDER AFINITYBASS BLACK W/GIGBAG!AS NEW $100 352-601-6625 DEAN ELECTRIC GUITAR HUMMBUCKINGS, PLAYS GREAT! $40 352-601-6625 FENDER MINI STRAT KIDS GUITAR 3/4 SIZE SINGLE HUMMBUCKING NEW$40 352-601-6625 GRANDMAS ORGAN KAWAI SR-2 Book Music, Bench $500, pls call btwn 8-10am. 352-287-3145 Hammered Dulcimer w.stand & books, $300, 352-628-3076 KEYBOARDYAMAHA Model PSS-12 small portable with adapter $30.00 352-628-4210 MORRELLLAPSTEEL BURGANDYFINISH CHROME LIPSTICK PICKUP$100 352-601-6625 Ovation Acoustic/ Electric Bass w/ case,1996 Celebrity model 174, $395. (352) 637-1189 STRAD Model, 4 x 4 old German Violin 2 Bows, 1 Newer, 1 older, lined case, $700. (352) 464-5401, LM WASHBURN ELECTRIC GUITAR BLACK, W/HUMMBUCKINGS LIKE NEW $50 352-601-6625 WASHBURNJ3JAZZ ARCHTOP ELECTRIC&CASE,2 EMGS GROVER TUNERS VINTAGE SUNBURST, $200 352-601-6625 TWO EASTER WREATHS grapevine w/Easter flowers & eggs Apppox 15 $6.00 (2) call 603-493-2193 CURIO CABINET, lighted, 4 glass shelves, 71 tall, 29 wide, 10 deep, $75 (in Dunnellon) (352) 465-1813 FishAquarium 50 gallons, cabinet stand, lights & filter $150 OBO (352) 621-0392 FL. JUMBO SHRIMP 15ct @ $5.00lb, Stone Crabs@ $6.00lb Delivered 352-795-0077 GRILLHOLDER FOR A BOATEXTENDABLE ARMS FOR SAFETY MOUNTSTO SIDE $50. 464-0316 HOW WATER HEATER works/needs thermo 40.00 obo Linda 341-2271 Juki Commercial Sewing Machine, Table & Motor, just serviced $550 352-563-1863 Mattress Trade In Sets Clean and Very Nice Fulls $50., Qn. $75. Kings. $125, 621-4500 MEGABLOKS Dragon Havocfire #9693 in box/cd $30.00 352-628-4210 Necchi Heavy Duty Sewing Maching model 3205FA all metal parts $70. (352) 341-7741 NEW BATHTUB Tan/5 ft 75.00 Linda 341-2271 Sears Kenmore propane gas dryer heavy duty, $75. Ryobi 12 miter saw $75 352-507-1490 SHOWER DOORS New / 40.00 obo Linda 341-2271 TEACART, wicker, standard size, excellent condition, $75 (in Dunnellon), (352)465-1813 TRAILERTIRE, brand new, fits pontoon trailer, $15 352-228-7620 TREADMILL, Cory Everson, manual, folding, sturdy. Good condition. $75 (in Dunnellon). (352) 465-1813 TRUCK WINDOW GMC rear/solid factory tint, $50.00 352-628-4210 Welcome Miki to Karens hair salon originally from Long Island, Ny. Miki has excelled to the status of Master Stylist. She speaks Spanish & English. She has been serving the Crystal River area clients for over 20 yr. For a free consultation or to make an appointment call 352-628-5200 4 WHEELED WALKER WITH BRAKES AND SEATFOLDS UP ONLY$60. 464-0316 4TOILETSEAT RISER, NEW, ONLY $20 464-0316 Walnut Entertainment Center Like New, $300 352-513-4133 WINGBACK CHAIR eggplant color,like new, $40 352-228-7620 2 RAIN BARRELS HOSE SPIGOTON THE BOTTOM, 55 GALLONS, ONLY$40 EACH. 464-0316 08 Craftsmen Rider Mower. 19.5 Briggs & Stratten Motor, 42 deck w/bagger, & Jack $900 603-863-9750 COMPOSTER 30 GALLON ROTATES ON STANDTO MIX ITUP ONLY$60 464-0316 INVERNESS 1 day Only Tues. 3/12, 8a 4p Flea Market Merchandise, Give away prices, generator, chipper shredder, 4 utility trlrs., PVC pipe & fitting, Lots of Stuff, Turn at Applebees 4 miles, S. on 581 Look for Signs LECANTO Wed. 13 & Thurs. 14 MOVING SALE 1226 N. Munich Terr. off Ottawa & Russ BOYS PINNED STRIPED SUITWorn once 25.00 obo Linda 341-2271 FLOWER GIRL DRESSES, WHITE Sizes 4T, 4/4Tand 6X $15.00 each 352-400-5650 MEDICALSCRUBS, 3 pair Cherokee Brand pants, size M, $10 each, worn 1 or 2 times. 352-637-1102 !!!!! 215/50 R17!!!!! Beautiful tread!! Only asking $70 for the pair! (352) 857-9232 *****225/65 R17***** Nice tread!! Only asking $70 for the pair! (352) 857-9232 ~~~~245\65 R17 ~~~~ Great tread!! Only asking $70 for the pair! (352) 857-9232 2 Windshields for Harley Daivdson FXD $125. (352) 422-3033 4 WHEELWALKERseat, hand brakes & wheel locks, basket, folds for storage, Ex., $50. 628-0033 16 ft. Black Wrought Iron Entrance Gate w/ running horse and horse shoes, Beautiful paid $3,200 Asking $1,300. (352) 422-5462 4-215-50R-710 Good year Eagles $140 cash (352) 270-8793 5ft Glasstop Patio Table $40.Teeter hangups inversion table $150 (352) 382-1977 BIG SALE! Keyboard w/ Stand, + TOOLS & Much Good Stuff. 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T UESDAY,M ARCH 12,2013C 11 CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE CLASSIFIEDS 000E4CI BUICK 1996 Buick Century auto,cruise,power locks windows,goodtires, runs,& drives great, good mpg, no oil use,am,fm,cass, $2000 obo ask for Robert 352-563-1934 8am til 8pm CADILLAC 1994 DEVILLE 79K MILES, CAR IS PERFECT$4995 352-628-5100 CADILLAC 2005 STS LOW MILES NICE CAR $9850, 352-628-5100 CADILLAC 2011 CTS, LOADED ONLY15K MILES, SUNROOF $27,850 352-628-5100 CHRYSLER2002, PT Cruiser, $4,990. 352-341-0018 CHRYSLER2006 PT Cruiser conv. weather is getting nicetime to drop the topcall 352-628-4600 to set appointment to see FORD 1995 Escort wagon 4cyl., Auto, call 352-628-4600 for low price and appointment FORD 2011 FIESTASDN 36K MILES, S MODEL, ONE OWNER $9950, 352-628-5100 HONDA 2005 Element, AWD, good cond, khaki colored, $6500 (352) 344-1442 or 344-1441 HONDA 2010ACCORD LX 85K MILES, NICE, $12,850 352-628-5110 HYUNDAI 2005,Accent $4,900 352-341-0018 LINCOLN Towncar 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 PONTIAC 2003 Bonneville must SE, V6, pw.pl.priced to sell..call jan at 352-628-4600 for appointment and pricing SOLD BUICK 93 LeSabre Sedan exc. must see, one owner, 57k 2002 JAGUAR XJR 4 DR $7200. Super Charged 4.0 V-8, exc cond, auto trans, leather int, AC, power sun roof, XJR Sport Pkg, factory chrome wheels (352) 637-6443 2004 SSR 5.3 L, Magnaflow super charger, and exhaust 18k miles, $26,500 call 207-546-6551 CHEVY 1984 C20 project, long bed, solid body & bed, good glass, dual exhaust, Holly 4 barrel, 350V8, runs, asking $1300 352-628-7243 pls leave message CHEVY EL CAMINO Silver, excel. cond., garaged, $13,500 (352) 270-3824 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 DODGE 08 Ram 1500 SXT quad cab, 46,800mi. tow pckg, exc. cond. $15,500 352-527-1880 DODGE 1996 Dakota Sport V6 50,300 actual miles. Runs great, excellent shape. $5,500 OBO Sugarmill 740-705-9004 DODGE 2000, Dakota, crew cab $3,995. 352-341-0018 FORD 1995 E350 16Box Truck, 7.3, Tommy liftshelving, 198kmiles $2200 352-586-1736 FORD 91 F250 Turbo Diesel 100k mi. tow pkg. $6900 bo 352-978-0658 MONEYS TIGHT! PRICES R RIGHT! BUY-SELL-RENTCar-Truck-Boat-RV consignmentusa.or g US 19 BY AIRPORT, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 BUICK 2005 RANIER 46K MILES CXL LIKE NEW $9850, 352-628-5100 HONDA 1997 CRV priced to sell.its a honda auto, pwr windows call 352-628-4600 for special newspaper pricing INVERNESS 3/2/2 waterfront pool hm on Lisa Ct, 1/2 acre lot quiet St, whole house generator $229,000 352-419-8337 CRYSTALRIVER3 Beautiful wooded acre lots, high & dry, live oaks, neighbors adj, $7500ea Crystal Manor 229-377-9697 On The Withlacoochee adjacent to adult RV pk. water, sewer, avail 352-795-6336 ** BUY, SELL** & TRADE CLEAN USED BOATS THREE RIVERS MARINE US 19 Crystal River **352-563-5510** Bayliner 1999Trophy, 22ft Cuddy cabin, 120hp Mercury Force,26ft dual axel trailer, to many extras to list. $6500 OBO 352-201-1847cell BOAT LIFT Shore Station, manual, free standing. Used in fresh water. Orig. price $5000, asking $650 (352) 621-0392 Glasstron 19 inboard, outboard, 165 hspwr. exc. cond. w/trailer $5500. 352-621-6960 MONTEREY 07, 180 Bowrider 38hrs,mint,135hp.volvo factory loaded, alum. trlr orig. owner $14k obo 352-419-6086 TRI PONTOON BOAT27 Ft., Fiberglass 250 HP,Ttop, trailer included $17,000. 352-613-8453 WE HA VE BOA TS GULF TO LK 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, $47,000. 352-422-1309 00 GULFSTREAM 5th Wheel Camper,28 super slideout, 1owner no smking, $7000 obo call 906-250-6504 29FTTERRY FLEETWOOD bunk style camping trailer. Tag Behind 96 model. Good shape $3800 (352) 613-2944 CAR/TOYHAULER 2007 32 ft Enclosed Gooseneck w/liv qtrs. $11,900. For more info call 352-560-7247 COACHMAN 30ft T/T, Qn. Island bd., + rear bunk beds, slide out, ducted AC ready to go. Very clean. $9,500 (352) 621-0848 Holiday Rambler SAVOY2008, 26 sleeps 6, ducted air, gas & electric heat, like new, 1 slider $14,500 352-586-1694 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. SUNNYBROOK 36 ft. 5th wheel, 2 slides, kg bd,like new, 60amp serv. NADA $29K asking $25K obo 352-382-3298 Truck Camperover the Cab sleeps 5, air, generator, microwave, oven stove, electric jacks & awning. Fits 8ft bed, 3/4 ton or dully $5,200. (352) 503-2887 WE BUYRVS, TRAVELTRAILERS, 5TH WHEELS, MOTOR HOMES Call US 352-201-6945 Bed Lid ARE, 8ft. bed, off of 1995 F350, $250 (352) 503-2887 BLUE OX SELF ALLIGNING TOW BAR New with cables & pinlock $600 352-601-4986 Truck Tires4Firestone Steeltechs LT265 x75 x16 A-T 10 ply, $325 352-795-2975 **BEST PRICE** For Junk & Unwanted Cars-CALLNOW **352-426-4267** 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 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 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 3/2 pool home on 10 acres w/ FP, zoned agriculture, walk to all schools. $179,900 (727) 528-2803 or 727-698-0723 CHIEFLAND GET-AWAY-No Cell phone, no garbage truck, no pavement. W ild life galore! 4 Room house on 1/4 acre near Suwannee River. 16 miles to Cedar Key $35,000.(478) 550-5012 LAKE PANASOFKEE 3bdr 1 ba, cbs home, lake access, great income or live-in property, on beautiful lot, $39,900 call 352-303-4505 HOME FOR SALE NORTON, VA 5Bd/2Ba inc. 3 lots 70miles from Bristol Racetrack $69,000 276-393-0446 OR 276-679-1331 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 2BD 1BA2 Carport onLake Rousseau Dunnellon 1.4 AC, 168 ft on lake, No flood insurance completely remodedled, Price Reduced$169.000 Barney Chilton 352-563-0116 Lake Rousseau 5311 W, Riverbend Rd. 2/1 & carport. New roof and kitchen many upgrades. Room to ad, Citrus irrigation, shop or garage, 170 ft. on lake, 2 boat houses, 2 bedroom cabin with deck $179,500. (815) 847-8904 (815) 980-8642 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 211 Pine St 4BD/3BA. Save $25,000 Just Reduced. 3000 SF, heated pool, Granite, SS Appliances, Wood,Tile and Carpet. 2 Car Gar, greatroom, fireplace $235,000 Call 850-585-4026 Condo for Sale Sugarmill Woods 2/2 1,850 sq. ft. 35 Beech Street607-538-9351 Custom Built 3/2/2 Pool Home on 1.26 acres on Golf Course 2339 sq.ft. living area 3366 sq.ft. under roof Many xtras, price reduced. 352-382-1531 Golf Course Home 3/2/2. Update throughout. Heated pool; Many extras. By appointment (352) 382-2475 2ACRESQuiet 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 $126,500 Call 352-302-6784 for appt. Phyllis StricklandRealtor Best Time To Buy! I have Owner Financing and Foreclosures TROPIC SHORES REALTY. (352) 613-3503 BETTY POWELL Realtor 352-422-6417 bjpowell@ netscape.com Spring is in the air ... Buyers Everywhere! ERA American Realty GAIL STEARNS your Gale ForceRealtor TROPIC SHORES Realty 352-422-4298 Email: Gail@ gailsellscitrus.com W eb: www. gail sellscitrus.com Low overhead means savings for you! Waterfront, Foreclosures &Owner financing available. I NEED LISTINGS! I SOLD ALMOST 2-HOMES 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 MICHELE ROSE Realtor Simply put I ll work harder 352-212-5097 isellcitruscounty@ yahoo.com Craven Realty, Inc. 352-726-1515 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. HERNANDO Building Off Hwy 200, $800.mo 352-201-2428 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 Beverly Hills 2/1 family room and carport, investment or seasonal living $38,900 352-422-2433 For Sale By AUCTION Beautiful 2,800 SF Home on 6 acres in Pine Ridge Estates, 3 BR/2.5 BA, Open Floor Plan, Large Eat-in Kitchen, Screened Porch with Pool, 3 Fenced Pastures for Horses, Well Maintained Move-in Ready Auction held on site 5485 W. Bonanza Dr. Beverly Hills, Fl. Sat. April 6th, 11am CALL 352-519-3130 Visit American Heritage Auctioneers.com HANDYMAN SPECIAL 2/1/1 needs paint & cosmetics $23k **cash only ** 352-503-3245 B eautiful Whispering Pines Villa $79,900 Managed, low Maint. fee indowed for sudden expenses, walk to park 352-341-0170 352-726-5263 INVERNESS Block home 2br, 1ba w/ 2porches, oversized gar. 1 cpt. on 1 + acres. $110,000 Call Buzz 352-341-0224 or Mary(607) 657-8379 NICE HOUSE on Nice Street $69,000 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 3BD, 2BA, 2Gar, Gas fireplace, on Water, Main Canal, dock large lot with fruit trees. $138,000 (321) 303-2875 3BR 2BA 1,500 sq. ft., 6823 W. Merrivale Ln Built 2006, Fully Furnished, by Owner, $77,000 obo (260) 348-9667 MHm 3/2 w/den off US 19 newer c/h/a, furn, clean RV Hkup. Own/Fin.** $34,900** 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. CRYSTALRIVERHwy 19 Downtown Comm. Storefront, very clean 1000 SF, exc. loc. $795/mo 352-634-2528 LECANTO Oak Tree Plaza, Office/Retail, CR 486, 900 sf. @ $675+ util. & sales tax.1 mo. Free w/12 mo. Lease 352-258-6801 Sugarmill Woods2/2/2 avail April 1, $725. (352) 503-3087 CRYSTALRIVERNew Furn Studio $650 All Util Incl w/pool 352-270-3527 HERNANDO Affordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352) 726-2225 BEVERLY HILLS2/2/2, $750 mo. 1st & last (352) 422-4872 BEVERLYHILLS3/1 + Carport $650. mo. 352-464-2514 CITRUS COUNTYBeautiful 3-4 Bedrm Homes & Duplexes w/1 car garage. Starting@$433/mo Inverness 352-726-3476 Lecanto 352-746-0373 Crystal River 352-563-0890 CITRUS HILLSAREA, HERITAGE 55+ Gated Community 3/2 builders model, never lived in, no pets $1000 mo 352-270-8953 CRYSTAL RIVER 2/1Water Incl. CHA $496. 220-2447 or 212-2051 FLORAL CITY 2/2, Waterfront, w/ dock, lrg. liv. rm., $575. mo. (352) 563-1848 FLORAL CITY Completely Remodeled, 2/2/1, waterfront, Behind Fire Station, $750/mo. Call 352-563-9796 Hernando Rentals fm $500. mo A.W. Skip Craven Broker 352-464-1515 HOMOSASSA 2/1CHA,No pets $500. mo., 1st + sec (352) 628-4210 INVERNESS 3BR/2BA/1, $750. mo 418 Hunting Lodge Dr (352) 895-0744 Cell Lecanto 2/2/2immaculate, $750+ 1 mo. security 352-447-2031 SUGARMILL WOODS 4/2/2 1/3ac. $1100. mo. 727-919-0797 HERNANDO Affordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352)726-2225 INVERNESS Room & Private Bath $425. mo. 341-1544 BEVERLYHILLS2/1 w/sunroom, deck on back, new utility shed 352-566-7099 or 606-694-7099 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 1800-669-9777.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 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 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 Homosassa 3/2 owner Fin. Compl. Remodeled, fenced back yard, 1800+ sq. ft. $5,000down $525mth 352-302-9217 LECANTO 16 X 66, MH, 3/2, 2 Acres, Quiet, Consider all reasonable cash offers (352) 302-9624 Owner Finance/Lease Opt. 2/2, 1978, SW MH, 14 x 20 block building, New Septic, Handy person, $28,900./Offer 352-422-1916 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 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 INVERNESS 55+ 1/1 Fully Furnished, Everythings stays, Like new furn., Washer/Dryer 2 sheds, Flat Scrn. TVs $7,000. (708) 308-3138 LECANTO 55+ PK 1988 Oaks 3/2 DWMH, 40x20, shed, handicap access. ramp and shower $25,000. 352-212-6804 RV SITESAnnual RentalAvail 55+Park Lk Rousseau & The Withlacoochee River, btwn CR & Dunn. boatslips, baitshop, seasonal activities, incl. Bingo Cards, Dinners 352-795-6336 CRYSTALRIVER2/BR $550. 3BR $750 Near Town 563-9857 FLORAL CITY 1/1 $375/Mo. $300/ Sec. Includes septic water, trash. No pets. (352) 344-5628 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 AV AILABLE INVERNESS 2/1, Beautiful Apt. Clean 352-341-1029. LECANTONice 1 Bdrm $500 352-216-0012/613-6000 NICE APARTMENTS2 Bed / 1 Bath & 2 Bed / 2 Bath Furnished & Unfurnished Close to Progress Energy & the Hospital 1st and Security from $575/month Call 352-795-1795 forAppt. www.ensing properties.com CRYSTALRIVERLG 2/1 water, sewer, garbage, W/D hkup, lawn inc. $475 mo. (352) 212-9205 or 352-212-7922 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 2/1, DW, H/A, 12 x 20 glass porch Co. water & sewer, paved rd. No HOA $49,995 firm $15,000 down, own finan. (352) 567-2031 2br 2ba Repo 2000 Fleetwood SW 14 x 72 / $20K Incls Delv, Set, A/C & heat, skirt & steps ( 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 Furnished Mobile Home single wide with screen room $4,000 (352) 344-9624 HERNANDO 3-2 Mobile FHAFinancing $2500 Down Town of Hernando1.5AcresCall 1-727-967-4230 INVERNESS 2b/2 ba, acre off Turner Camp Rd a/c, heat pump 3yrs. old, 30ft scn porch & 48open porch on other side, new septic, 18x31 building w/ 220 electric, shed, fenced, on canal $68,000 352-726-1791 LECANTO2/2 dlb MH 25 x 40 $17,900 remld 6yrs ago, new rf,shed, on rented lot $245 mthly, incl water,sewer,trash 352-628-1171 NEW !! 2011 Lot Model Dealer must sell 30 x 76 (4/2) $69,900 NO HIDDEN FEES Price incls: delv, set, skirting, steps, a/c/heat,upgraded appliances, furniture/decor, fo L.R. & F.R. & kitchen (NO HIDDEN FEES!!) 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C12 T UESDAY,M ARCH 12,2013 C LASSIFIEDS C ITRUS C OUNTY ( FL ) C HRONICLE 555-0312 TUCRN 03/19 meeting-Affordable Housing Adv. Comm. PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the AFFORDABLE HOUSING ADVISORY COMMITTEE will meet at 5:00 PM on the 19th of March, 2013 at the Lecanto Government Building, 3600 W. Sovereign Path, Room 166 Lecanto, Florida. Any person desiring further information regarding this meeting may contact Citrus County Housing Services, 2804 W. Marc Knighton Court, Lecanto, FL 34461 (352) 527-7520. Any person who requires a special accommodation (ADA) must provide us at least 72 hours notice. NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC: Any person who decides to appeal any decision of the Governing Body with respect to any matter considered at this meeting will need a record of the proceedings and for such purpose may need to provide that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based (Section 286.0101, Florida Statute) March 12, 2013. 556-0312 TUCRN PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Citrus County, a political subdivision of the State of Florida, will conduct collective bargaining talks with The Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs & Helpers, Local 79 on March 19, 2013 at the Lecanto Government Building located at 3600 West Sovereign Path, Suite 219, Lecanto, FL. 34461 at 1:30 P.M. These discussions are open to the public. Any person requiring a reasonable accommodation at any of these meetings because of a disability or physical impairment should contact the Human Resources Department, 3600 West Sovereign Path, Suite 178, Lecanto, FL., 34461, (352)527-5370 at least two days before any meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, use the TDD telephone (352) 527-5504. March 12, 2013 557-0312 TUCRN 03/18 Meeting PUBLIC NOTICE The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Directors of the Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc., will be held on Monday, March 18, 2013, at 6:30 P.M., in the Board Room, located on the second floor of the Citrus Memorial Health System Administration Building, 502 Highland Blvd., Inverness, Florida. There will also be a Finance Committee meeting held in the Board Room, beginning at 4:00 p.m. to address general, financial and administrative matters to be presented to the Board. Copies of the Agendas are available in the Administration office. Any person wishing to appeal any decision made by this Board, with respect to any matter considered at such meeting, must ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record must include the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. March 12, 2013. 558-0312 TUCRN 03/18 Meeting PUBLIC NOTICE The Citrus Memorial Health Foundation Board of Directors will hold a special meeting on Monday, March 18, 2013, at 6:00 p.m., in the Board Room, located on the second floor of the Citrus Memorial Health System Administration Building, 502 Highland Blvd., Inverness, Florida. The following item will be on the agenda for this meeting: Strategic Planning Discussion, pursuant to Fla.Stat.395.3035 (4). This agenda item will not be open to the public. March 12, 2013. 559-0312 TUCRN 03/18 Meeting PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Directors of the Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc., a Fla. not for profit corporation will meet in Special Meeting for the purpose of conducting an ATTORNEY/CLIENT SESSION on Monday, March 18, 2013, at 4:45 p.m., in the Board Room, Administration Annex Building, Citrus Memorial Hospital, 502 W. Highland Boulevard, Inverness, Florida, for the purpose of commencing an attorney/client session pursuant to Section 286.011(8), Florida Statutes. The purpose of the ATTORNEY/CLIENT SESSION will be to discuss global settlement issues of all pending litigation between Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc, and the Citrus County Hospital Board, a political body of the State of Florida. Pursuant to said statute, the Board will meet in open session and subsequently commence the attorney/client session which is estimated to be approximately one (1) hour in duration. At the conclusion of the ATTORNEY/CLIENT SESSION, the meeting shall be reopened per public notice. Those persons to be in attendance at this ATTORNEY/CLIENT SESSION are as follows: Citrus Memorial Health Foundation Board Members: Joseph Brannen David Langer James Sanders Carlton Fairbanks, DMD Sandra Chadwick V. Reddy, MDRobert Collins V. Alugubelli, MD Ryan Beaty, Chief Executive Officer Clark A. Stillwell, Esquire, Attorney for Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc. James J. Kennedy, Esquire, Attorney for Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc. Richard Oliver, Esquire, Attorney for Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc. Court Reporter March 12, 2013. 549-0312 TUCRN Filomena Decicco File No: 2012CP728 Notice to Cred. PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No:2012CP728 IN RE: ESTATE OFFILOMENA DECICCO, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of FILOMENA DECICCO, deceased, whose date of death was October 22, 2012; File Number 2012CP686 is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, FL 34450. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent s 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 decedent s 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 PERIOD 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: March 5, 2013. EDDIE GARCIA A/K/A EDDIE NOEL MORALES Personal Representative 3976 S. Alpine Avenue, Inverness, FL 34452 Derek B. Alvarez, Esquire-FBN: 114278, dba@gendersalvar ez.com 551-0312 TUCRN William Knipp File No: 2013-CP-25 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.2013-CP-27 IN RE: ESTATE of WILLIAM L. KNIPP. DECEASED, NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of William L. Knipp, deceased, whose date of death was October 21, 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 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 WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD 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 March 5, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/Janet M. Knipp P.O. Box 2122, Inverness, FL 34451 Attorney for Personal Representative BRADSHAW & MOUNTJOY, P.A., Florida Bar Number: 157310 /s/Michael Mountjoy, Esquire 209 Courthouse Square, Inverness, FL 34450, Telephone: (352) 726-1211 March 5 & 12, 2013. 552-0312 TUCRN Katherine T. Lee Case No: 2012 CP000690 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE CASE NO. :2012 CP000690 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF KATHERINE T. LEE, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Katherine T. lee, deceased, whose date of death was November 2, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, File Number 2012 CP000690; 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 March 5, 2013. Personal Representative: Bernadette Zarefes 211 Bryant Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10306 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 1-352-795-1444, firstname.lastname@example.org March 5 & 12, 2013. 560-0319 TUCRN Osmond Samuel Murphy File No: 2013-CP-73 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. 2013 -CP-73 Div. A IN RE: THE ESTATE OFOSMOND SAMUEL MURPHY Deceased NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of SAMUEL OSMOND MURPHY, deceased, whose date of death was January 12, 2013, File No. 2013-CP-73 is pending in the Circuit Court for CITRUS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 N. Apopka Ave., Inverness, FL 34450 The names and addresses of the personal representatives is 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 has been served must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE TIME OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against the decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD 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 March 12, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/Sarah Beth Murphy-Ellis 706 N. Johnson St. Plant City, FL 33563, (813)545-8350 Attorney for Persons Giving Notice: /s/Nancy G. Hubbell, Esquire 1511A Sun City Center Plaza, Sun City Center, Florida 33573(813)633-1461, FBN 0705047, EMAIL: email@example.com March 12 & 19, 2013. Anthony F. Diecidue, Esquire-FBN: 146528, afd@gendersalvar ez.com GENDERS ALVAREZ DIECIDUE, P.A., 2307 West Cleveland Street Tampa, Florida 33609, Phone: (813) 254-4744 Fax: (813) 254-5222 March 5 & 12, 2013. 561-0319 TUCRN (Thomas Bakehorn) PUBLIC NOTICE Disposal of stored goods and property pursuant to Florida Statute #83.0806. Notice is hereby given that Picard Self Storage, Inc., located at 1274 E. Norvell Bryant Hwy., Hernando, FL 34442, with the rental office located at 1274 E. Norvell Bryant Hwy., Hernando, FL, 34442 intends to dispose of personal property/goods stored by THOMAS BAKEHORN, whose last known mailing address was 23791 Mariner Dr., #12, Monarch Beach, CA 92629 for purposes of satisfying delinquent rents and related collection costs accruing since 7-1-2012. Tenant stored goods, if saleable, will be sold on site after this public notice has been published two times in accordance with Florida Statute #83.806. The sale of stored goods, if not redeemed by payment in full of all delinquent rents and related costs, may be sold 15 days from the publication of first notice in accordance with Florida Statutes. /s/ W. J. Picard, President & Owner Published in Citrus County Chronicle, March 12 & 19, 2013. 562-0319 TUCRN (Leanne Smith) PUBLIC NOTICE Disposal of stored goods and property pursuant to Florida Statute #83.0806. Notice is hereby given that Picard Self Storage, Inc., located at 1274 E. Norvell Bryant Hwy., Hernando, FL 34442, with the rental office located at 1274 E. Norvell Bryant Hwy., Hernando, FL, 34442 intends to dispose of personal property/goods stored by LEANNE SMITH, whose last known mailing address was 3164 N. Dewberry Point, Beverly Hills, FL 34465 for purposes of satisfying delinquent rents and related collection costs accruing since 11-1-2012. Tenant stored goods, if saleable, will be sold on site after this public notice has been published two times in accordance with Florida Statute #83.806. The sale of stored goods, if not redeemed by payment in full of all delinquent rents and related costs, may be sold 15 days from the publication of first notice in accordance with Florida Statutes. /s/ W. J. Picard, President & Owner Published in Citrus County Chronicle, March 12 & 19, 2013. 922-0322 DAILY CRN Surplus Prop. PUBLIC NOTICE The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners will be selling surplus property and equipment via the internet at govdeals.com, March 4, until March 22, 2013. Pub: March 1 thru March 22, 2013.. 000EA4F 0% 60 MONTHS FINANCING or SAVE $ 3,000 HURRY WHILE SUPPLIES LAST! 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