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JUNE 25, 2013Floridas Best Community Newspaper Serving Floridas Best CommunityVOL. 118 ISSUE 322 50 CITRUS COUNTYLondon stunner: Nadal drops Wimbledon opener /B1 www.chronicleonline.com HIGH92LOW72Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of rain.PAGE A4TODAY& next morning TUESDAY 000F4IZ NEWS BRIEF INSIDE INDEX Classifieds . . . .C11 Comics . . . . .C10 Community . . . .C8 Crossword . . . .C9 Editorial . . . . .A6 Entertainment . . .A4 Horoscope . . . .A4 Lottery Numbers . .B3 Lottery Payouts . .B3 Movies . . . . .C10 Obituaries . . . .A6 TV Listings . . . .C9 Toddler drowns in Floral CityAt approximately 10:50 a.m. Sunday, Citrus County sheriffs deputies responded to a residence on East Salmon Drive in Floral City in reference to a drowning. EMS personnel were already on scene trying to resuscitate 2-year-old Colton Clevenger, who was found by his family floating in a canal behind the residence. According to a report, the child had wandered out of the home. The child was taken to Citrus Memorial hospital where he was pronounced dead. HEALTH & LIFE:Summer faceLook good, even on the hottest days of summer./Page C1 MATTHEW BECK/ChronicleDr. Richard Dunn, from Countryside Animal Clinic, performs a general health examination Monday afternoon on Beau, a 20-year-old draft horse owned by Pine Ridge resident Elaine Corwin. Dr. Dunn is assisted by his certified veterinarian technician Jamie White, left. From staff reports QUICK CLEANUPS:In a hurryFind yourself with short notice to prepare for guests? Read tips to help./Page C2 Benatar: Stage not safe MIKEWRIGHT Staff writerPat Benatars no-show Friday night at the Citrus County Fairgrounds is creating plenty of buzz. Dozens of people flooded Facebook pages during the weekend to complain and point fingers about the WalkerFest concert that never was. Benatars tour buses exited town around 5 p.m. minutes after receiving a check for the bands fee and two hours before the scheduled performance was to begin. Benatar blamed the incident on an unsafe stage. She wrote on her website she feared the stage collapsing under the weight of her bands equipment and didnt want to place band members and the public in danger. Fireworks and horses dont mix Work could restart next weekA.B. SIDIBE Staff WriterThe harvesters could get cranking soon in Kings Bay, though not until after parties involved in a disagreement about the conduct of the bays filamentous algae cleanup draw up some papers and get them signed. The parties Save Crystal River Inc., One Rake at a Time and Save the Manatee Club met in Crystal River City Manager Andy Houstons office last week to hammer out details that should allow the mechanized bay cleanup to resume several months after the lyngbya harvesters went idle. Hopefully, we will have everything going by next week, said Art Jones, cleanup director. We already missed a lot of valuable time. The agreement is a bit cumbersome, but I think everyone wants us to get Agencies get updatesPATFAHERTY Staff writerLECANTO Local nonprofit agencies heard an explanation of United Ways new funding focus, tips on using social media and an update on 2-1-1 services. For its annual Day of Action, United Way of Citrus County focused on nonprofits. Monday it held a summit for the leaders of local nonprofits titled Live United: Driving Change Together. Amy Meek, chief executive officer of United Way of Citrus County, explained the Consensus reached in Kings Bay cleanup talks Day of Action serves nonprofits PATFAHERTY Staff writerBEVERLY HILLS Beau may be one of the biggest horses in the county, but he doesnt like fireworks. Neither do his two barn mates. And their owner, Elaine Corwin of Pine Ridge is dreading the Fourth of July fireworks season. For the giant black Percheron and many other horses, the sound of fireworks is frightening and can scare otherwise docile animals into a wild stampede. Some horses panic at the sound of fireworks, Corwin said. They run blindly when theyre panicked. Her fear for her horses and others is that they will crash through paddock fences, run into the streets, killing or injuring people and themselves. Some of them arent alarmed by the sound; others, it drives them berserk, said Dr. Richard Dunn, a veterinarian at Countryside Animal Clinic. They flee when they hear something that theyre not used to. Its their primary method of defense. And the burst of light by fireworks at night could have a similar effect. He said scared horses will sometimes run in their pasture until theyre ready to drop. He suggested if people around the county have neighbors with horses, to just be a good neighbor and think of them if contemplating using fireworks. Officials warn of dangers associated with Fourth of July celebrations See UNITED/ Page A5 Pat Rosewith Save the Manatee Club. Art Jonesleads the bay cleanup. See BAY/ Page A5 See HORSES/ Page A2 Producer says singer abandoned concert See CONCERT/ Page A2 FURRY FRIENDS:Adopt a catAnimal shelter copes with an influx of kittens with a special promotional offer. /Page A3
A2TUESDAY, JUNE25, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLELOCAL 000F4AF Next to ACE in Homosassa (352) 628-3443 License #DN 17606 LedgerDentistry.com S E H ABLA E SPAOL Botox & Juvederm Treatments Ledger Dentistry, Keeping Patients Beautiful! Why should your dentist inject you with these cosmetic treatments? My training was concentrated on head & neck anatomy. I understand where these muscles are located and how they work. We take our time to ensure proper results. I take a conservative approach to achieve a natural appearance, then have you back in 2 weeks for enhancements. We purchase directly from the manufacturer, so no counterfeit products. Volunteers pitch in to clean Kings Bay Special to the ChronicleMore than 40 YMCA summer campers and staff helped Monday with the One Rake at a Time lyngbya cleanup of the swimming area at Hunters Spring in Crystal River. They were joined by a dozen volunteers from Nature Coast EMS, seven Kings Bay Rotarians and another dozen community volunteers. More than 2 tons of lyngbya were removed. Dunn said there are things horse owners can do. He said they can try desensitizing the horse to noise; they can use sedatives or even put cotton in horses ears if they will tolerate it. As for resulting injuries, he has gotten calls for horses with lacerations from running into fences while trying to get away. The clinic has also been called about frightened horses running hours on end, becoming overheated. These horses have to be sedated and sometimes need intravenous fluids. Veterinary technician Jamie White said she can expect to spend from dusk to about 2 a.m. on July 4th outside with her four horses trying to keep them calm. I feel like if there wasnt anyone there, they might run through the fence, she said. The Citrus County Sheriffs Office emphasized, in Florida, possession or use of illegal fireworks is classified as a misdemeanor and violators can be arrested. While the sheriffs office understands residents are going to want to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday, we encourage everyone to celebrate safely, spokeswoman Lindsay Ubinas said. We encourage residents to take full advantage of organized events where safety standards are being met. HORSESContinued from Page A1 We were ready, willing and able to deliver our show but the stage was not! the website states. God forbid something would have happened, as weve all seen before, and someone were to get hurt. Its simply unacceptable to put people in this position and thats exactly the position we were in. Deborah Nader said that wasnt the case. Nader, a Clearwater promoter hired by event creator Dr. Dennis Walker to produce the concert, said organizers met all the bands requests to beef up the stage and that an Inverness structural engineer had certified the stage safe by 4:45 p.m. Walker, an Inverness cardiologist, organized the event as a fundraiser for Wounded Warriors, Habitat for Humanity and United Way of Citrus County. Two weeks ago he moved it from the Citrus County Speedway to the fairgrounds livestock arena pavilion to guard against rainy weather. Walker said in a statement he was heartbroken by the cancellation. To everyone who purchased a ticket to my charity concert event, all the volunteer members of the WalkerFest committee who worked so many months and so hard, the sponsors, the advertisers, Rustic Ranch restaurant, all of the charities for which I had hoped to raise money, and all the volunteers who showed up to help on the day of the event, I need to say that although I had no control over the cancellation of the show, I am deeply saddened by what happened, and I will do my best to correct this wrong. Walker said he has not made a decision yet on how to proceed with refunds. He encouraged ticket holders to check the event website, walkerfest.org, for updates. About 1,000 tickets were sold, Walker said. Many ticket holders stood in the rain waiting for the gates to open at 5 p.m., according to numerous Facebook posts. Benatars crew arrived at about 9 a.m. Friday and found substandard staging and unsafe conditions, according to the groups website. TMC Productions of Inverness provided the stage. TMC owner Chris Moling did not return phone calls for comment. Despite the repeated attempts of our representatives insisting that the infrastructure of the stage be fixed, by approximately 5 p.m. the situation was still not resolved and it was deemed not safe to put one single piece of equipment on that stage, Benatars website states. Nader, however, said Moling provided everything the crew requested, including proof of insurance and certification from an engineer with the stages manufacturer that it was safe. She said workers added better bracing, leveling and cushioned platforms. By 4:45 p.m. 15 minutes before gates were opened the public a structural engineer with Furman and Hilpert Engineering Inc. of Inverness certified the stages safety, she said. Company coowner Fred Hilpert confirmed Naders account but declined further comment. At 5 p.m., Nader said she reluctantly handed a check to Benatars representatives on the promise Benatar would stay and perform, likely starting the concert about two hours late. Instead, the band and its crew immediately left the fairgrounds. I had to give them the check, Nader said. They were saying they would perform. There is no precedent in our company for an artist to take the check and leave. Nader would not say how much the band was paid, but she said her fee of $3,000 from Walker is 5 percent of the bands fee, which would make it about $60,000 to Benatar. She said most contracts call for the performer to receive half the fee up front. Benatar said on her website the fee was set aside for a makeup concert. She also encouraged fans to hang on to their tickets for a makeup concert. Walker said he was notified of a problem at the site at around 11 a.m. but didnt realize the seriousness of the issue until he pulled up to the fairgrounds as the Benatar buses were leaving. I have never had any direct contact with Pat Benatars organization, he said. Benatar has not contacted me regarding rescheduling the show. Fairgrounds manager Hal Porter, who was on hand assisting as a volunteer, said workers did their best. Im extremely saddened for the folks at WalkerFest. They did a lot of hard work, Porter said. I saw the stage. Im no engineer, but I certainly thought it was safe. TMC had an engineer sign off on it. I dont know how much safer you could be.Contact Chronicle reporter Mike Wright at 352563-3228 or mwright@ chronicleonline.com. CONCERTContinued from Page A1 Pat Benatarcanceled Friday concert. The clinic has also been called about frightened horses running hours on end, becoming overheated.
Around theSTATE Citrus CountyPower company plans tree workDuke Energy/Progress Energy crews will be trimming, removing trees, and performing selective herbicide applications in the right of way of the transmission line that starts at the Crystal River area power plant and ends at the Central Florida Substation located at 8797 E. Gulf to Lake Highway in Wildwood. The corridor is a 53-mile, 295-foot-wide right of way and work is scheduled to start within the next few weeks. Trees are a leading cause of power outages. The tree care practices help minimize outages during storms. Applications will be made by qualified personnel using an EPA registered non-restricted use herbicide selective to the vegetation species needing control. For further details or questions about the work, please contact Aaron Borgner at 352-254-0824 or email@example.com.Help offered for vets with PTSDThe Citrus County Veterans Services Department is offering help for veterans who have had their Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) claim denied. Veterans who have been denied within the past two years are asked to contact the department to review their case. All veterans who have been diagnosed by the Lecanto VA Mental Health Center and have been denied are encouraged to contact the Citrus County Veterans Office. To schedule an appointment to discuss a claim, contact the Citrus County Veterans Office at 352527-5915. For more information about the Citrus County Veterans Office, log onto www.bocc.citrus.fl.us/ commserv/vets. Pesticide workshop slated for JulyThere will be a workshop from 2 to 3:30 p.m.Tuesday, July 6, at the Citrus County Extension Services Building, 3650 W. Sovereign Path, Lecanto, to introduce participants to safe pesticide mixing, application methods, storage and disposal. Improper application of lawn care products can injure your landscape and can be harmful to your health. Natural pest control methods including mechanical pruning, beneficial insects and IPM will also be discussed. Sustainability of your landscape is a result of proper planning, material selection and proper maintenance. To register for this event, contact Steve Davis at 352527-5708 or email steven. firstname.lastname@example.org.SanfordZimmerman trial opensGeorge Zimmerman was fed up with punks getting away with crime and shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin because he wanted to, not because he had to, prosecutors argued Monday, while the neighborhood watch volunteers attorney said the killing was self-defense against a young man who was slamming Zimmermans head against the pavement. Zimmerman, 29, could get life in prison if convicted of second-degree murder for gunning down Martin on Feb. 26, 2012, as the unarmed black teenager, wearing a hoodie on a dark, rainy night, walked from a convenience store through the gated townhouse community where he was staying. From staff and wire reports STATE& LOCAL Page A3TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE CHRISVANORMER Staff writerThe Suncoast Parkway could eventually link Tampa to Jacksonville, according to an official with the Florida Department of Transportation. But dont expect a direct run to Northeast Florida anytime soon. This connection could involve Citrus County through the currently delayed road project known as Suncoast Parkway 2, but it would be part of a projected plan that may be 50 years down the road. It was the subject of a presentation Thursday in Citrus Hills to the Florida Engineering Society. Making the presentation was FDOT administrator Huiwei Shen, Intergovernmental Programs, Office of Planning Policy. Shen was invited by Jeffrey Rogers, director, Citrus County Engineering Division. Forty-two people attended, including some from surrounding counties, all curious about future road projects. Eric Williams, assistant city manager/manager in training, city of Inverness, who attended with Dale Malm, Inverness interim community development director, said the presentation was very informative. According to Crystal River City Manager Andy Houston, who attended the meeting with Dave Burnell, the citys public works director, FDOT staff showed a map that projected the proposed connection beyond Suncoast Parkway 2. Asked if the map as yet linked to Jacksonville, Houston replied: Its going that way. None of it is funded right now. Its all conceptual. Houston said Shen presented information from the Florida Future Corridors Tampa Bay Northeast study area concept report, details of which can be found online at www.flfuturecorridors.org/ tampa_concept.htm. Shen said on Monday that her audience was most interested in the Tampa Bay to Northeast Florida study area. I got a lot of questions about Suncoast 2, Shen said. The Future Corridors planning initiative is actually a 50-year planning time horizon that were looking at. And connecting Tampa Bay to Jacksonville through Citrus County is just one planning choice. Suncoast 2, if we considered that alternative, its just going to be one of the recommended solutions at this point, Shen explained. As I told the engineers who were at the meeting, at this point what weve done is a very initial evaluation pulling the data together, painting a profile of the region. We havent even gotten into specific recommendations.Contact Chronicle reporter Chris Van Ormer at 352-564-2916 or email@example.com. ON THE NET www.flfuturecorridors. org/tampa_concept.htm. Study seeks route to Jacksonville Suncoast Parkway eyed as possible connection, but project is decades away CHRISVANORMER Staff writerKitties may be found stashed in every nook and cranny at the Citrus County Animal Services shelter these days, thanks to a feline population explosion. So the shelter is offering $9 cat adoptions through Saturday, courtesy of Friends of Citrus County Animal Services. We are still feeling the effects of the spring breeding season, and stray cats and kittens continue to pour in, said Pattie Amon, operations manager.Our regular cat adoption fee is very lowat $35, which includes spay/neuter, all vaccinations, feline leukemia test and a microchip, but we hope this special promotion will really be a boost to our cat adoptions. Animal Services staff and friends have been working successfully with the countys Strive for Life program approved in November to find more homes for animals and reduce the euthanasia rate. In April, Dr. Julie Rosenberger, director and staff veterinarian of Animal Services, reported to the Board of County Commissioners that 1,999 cats were euthanized last year, a rate of 67 percent of the cats taken into the shelter. Although it sounds high, the 2012 rate was lower than in previous years 79 percent in 2011, 81 percent in 2010 and 84 percent in 2009 and staff and volunteers are striving to take that statistic down. We have been lucky to transfer quite a few cats and kittens to rescue groups such as Precious Paws, Humanitarians and Home at Last, but they are sometimes as full as the shelter in terms of numbers, Amon said. A few of our registered volunteers foster kittens, and some of the shelter staff have taken the small ones home to hand feed. I personally fostered three kittens (Libby, Lacie and Landry) in my spare bathroom until they were over 2 pounds, and they found wonderful loving homes, but it was a labor. The Strive for Life program tries not only to reduce euthanasia but to reduce the numbers of animals born. At the end of the day, it is clear that the answer is to spay and neuter our pets, Amon said. Our local veterinarians offer competitive pricing to spay and neuter, and there are organizations popping up that assist with low-cost spay and neuter. One such organization is SnippetCitrus, which is constantly raising money to assist economically challenged families. They can be reached at 352-503-3237. To adopt a cat this week for $9 plus license fee, go to the shelter at 4030 S. Airport Rd., Inverness. For more information or directions to the shelter, visit www.citruscritters. com or call 352-746-8400. Kitten kaboodle MATTHEW BECK/ChronicleCitrus County Animal Services has found itself with a surplus of spring kittens. Operations manager Pattie Amon has a special offer for adoptions this week called $9 for 9 Lives, a discounted price on the regular adoption fee of $35, plus a $5 license fee. All cats and kittens adopted from the county shelter will have been spayed or neutered and have up-to-date on immunizations. Bonanza of kittens leads to special offer from county animal shelter Septic truck wrecks An Able Septic Service truck operated by Inverness resident Bradley Wayne St. Clair, 26, overturned on Interstate 75 at State Road 56 in Pasco County shortly after noon Monday when the driver lost control after the front right tire blew out, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. While a minor fuel leak was reported, the trucks load was contained. Able Septic is based in Crystal River. St. Clair was not injured, the FHP reported.Special to the Chronicle
Birthday A number of beneficial social changes could be in the offing in the year ahead. Some new acquaintances could be very helpful in opening up commercial avenues for you. Cancer (June 21-July 22) Be alert for some material opportunities since you could gain from a situation initiated by another. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Upon first hearing, some of your mates ideas might sound outlandish, but after careful evaluation, you might judge them to be much more clever than you thought. Dont make any hasty judgments. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) This is a good day to try out a new method or system youve been contemplating for some time. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Strive to fulfill your social obligations, especially if they could lead you to some new people. There are indications you could meet someone very interesting. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) A situation of some importance that hasnt been going your way recently could take a turn for the better. The results you envisioned could be forthcoming. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) There could be good reason why someone has been lingering in your thoughts. Get in touch with him or her, because some pleasant developments could occur. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) You could be in a fortunate cycle where your finances and material interests are concerned. A number of opportunities are likely to present themselves in rapid fashion. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Youre a quick thinker, and your spontaneous notions are likely to be very good. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) Theres a good chance you could reap some rewards from a past good deed. Aries (March 21-April 19) One of your greatest successes is likely to come from a venture you only recently became interested in. In your case, new will be better. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Initially, you could be unsure when you find yourself challenged by a unique development. Gemini (May 21-June 20) Things in general should go much more smoothly for you than of late, owing to a constructive change of attitude. Youll now be able to see positive possibilities where you before saw only negative outcomes. TodaysHOROSCOPES Today is Tuesday, June 25, the 176th day of 2013. There are 189 days left in the year. Todays Highlight in History: On June 25, 1973, former White House Counsel John W. Dean began testifying before the Senate Watergate Committee, implicating top administration officials, including President Richard Nixon as well as himself, in the Watergate scandal and cover-up. On this date: In 1876, Lt. Col. Colonel George A. Custer and his 7th Cavalry were wiped out by Sioux and Cheyenne Indians in the Battle of the Little Bighorn in Montana. In 1910, President William Howard Taft signed the White-Slave Traffic Act, more popularly known as the Mann Act, which made it illegal to transport women across state lines for immoral purposes. In 1962, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Engel v. Vitale, ruled 6-1 that recitation of a state-sponsored prayer in New York State public schools was unconstitutional. Ten years ago: The Recording Industry Association of America threatened to sue hundreds of individual computer users who were illegally sharing music files online. Five years ago: A divided U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law that allowed capital punishment for people convicted of raping children younger than 12; the ruling also invalidated laws in five other states that allowed executions for child rape that did not result in the death of the victim. One year ago: With BeBe Winans singing God Bless America, a final steel beam was lifted atop a new World Trade Center skyscraper in New York City. Todays Birthdays: Singer Carly Simon is 68. Rock musician Allen Lanier (Blue Oyster Cult) is 67. Rock musician Ian McDonald (Foreigner; King Crimson) is 67. Actorcomedian Jimmie Walker is 66. Thought for Today: Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets. Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821).Today inHISTORY CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE HI LO PR NA NA NA HI LO PR 94 73 NA HI LO PR 95 72 NA HI LO PR 95 72 NA HI LO PR 93 73 NA HI LO PR 95 72 NA YESTERDAYS WEATHER Mostly sunny to partly sunny with a 40% chance of aftenoon thunderstorms.THREE DAY OUTLOOK Partly sunny with a 40% chance of aftenoon thunderstorms. Partly sunny with a 50% chance of aftenoon thunderstorms.High: 92 Low: 72 High: 92 Low: 73 High: 92 Low: 72TODAY & TOMORROW MORNING WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY MORNING THURSDAY & FRIDAY MORNING Exclusive daily forecast by: TEMPERATURE* Monday 95/72 Record 101/64 Normal 92/70 Mean temp. 84 Departure from mean +3 PRECIPITATION* Monday 0.00 in. Total for the month 9.90 in. Total for the year 16.00 in. Normal for the year 21.69 in.*As of 7 p.m. at InvernessUV INDEX: 11 0-2 minimal, 3-4 low, 5-6 moderate, 7-9 high, 10+ very high BAROMETRIC PRESSURE Monday at 3 p.m. 30.14 in. DEW POINT Monday at 3 p.m. 70 HUMIDITY Monday at 3 p.m. 50% POLLEN COUNT** Trees and weeds were absent and grasses were light.**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 ............................8:33 P.M. SUNRISE TOMORROW .....................6:34 A.M. MOONRISE TODAY .........................10:33 P.M. MOONSET TODAY ............................9:00 A.M. JUNE 30JULY 8JULY 15JULY 22 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: MODERATE. There is no burn ban.City H L Fcast Daytona Bch. 89 73 ts Ft. Lauderdale 88 78 ts Fort Myers 92 74 ts Gainesville 92 70 ts Homestead 88 77 ts Jacksonville 91 71 ts Key West 89 81 sh Lakeland 93 73 ts Melbourne 89 76 ts City H L Fcast Miami 89 78 ts Ocala 93 72 ts Orlando 93 73 ts Pensacola 88 77 ts Sarasota 92 74 ts Tallahassee 92 72 ts Tampa 92 77 ts Vero Beach 88 74 ts W. Palm Bch. 87 76 ts FLORIDA TEMPERATURESSoutheast winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters will have a light chop. Partly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms today. Gulf water temperature89 LAKE LEVELSLocation Sun. Mon. Full Withlacoochee at Holder n/a 27.94 35.52 Tsala Apopka-Hernando n/a 36.77 39.25 Tsala Apopka-Inverness n/a 37.47 40.60 Tsala Apopka-Floral City n/a 38.78 42.40Levels reported in feet above sea level. Flood stage for lakes are based on 2.33-year flood, the meanannual flood which has a 43-precent chance of being equaled or exceeded in any one year. This data is obtained from the Southwest Florida Water Management District and is subject to revision. In no event will the District or the United States Geological Survey be liable for any damages arising out of the use of this data. If you have any questions you should contact the Hydrological Data Section at (352) 796-7211. MARINE OUTLOOKTaken at Aripeka H L L L L L L L 97/75 91/75 90/63 103/78 85/70 69/65 68/57 94/78 85/58 69/57 91/73 87/72 88/72 89/78 95/76 92/73 THE NATION Albany 91 69 .11 ts 90 69 Albuquerque 93 68 s 95 64 Asheville 82 64 ts 83 62 Atlanta 84 69 ts 88 72 Atlantic City 92 73 ts 85 70 Austin 99 75 pc 100 76 Baltimore 92 71 .02 ts 91 73 Billings 84 54 pc 85 58 Birmingham 82 73 .72 pc 88 74 Boise 74 58 .03 ts 75 55 Boston 95 72 ts 95 71 Buffalo 80 72 ts 80 70 Burlington, VT 89 72 .24 ts 88 68 Charleston, SC 87 74 .38 ts 88 73 Charleston, WV 88 66 ts 88 68 Charlotte 85 69 .01 ts 89 68 Chicago 90 68 ts 91 75 Cincinnati 85 63 ts 89 72 Cleveland 88 68 ts 89 71 Columbia, SC 87 71 .33 ts 90 71 Columbus, OH 87 67 ts 86 72 Concord, N.H. 93 67 ts 91 64 Dallas 95 76 pc 97 75 Denver 89 56 s 90 63 Des Moines 80 70 .39 pc 91 73 Detroit 87 69 ts 87 72 El Paso 99 78 s 103 78 Evansville, IN 80 68 4.10 pc 93 74 Harrisburg 91 67 ts 90 67 Hartford 93 72 ts 92 67 Houston 95 75 pc 95 76 Indianapolis 84 69 ts 90 73 Jackson 89 72 .25 pc 92 71 Las Vegas 90 76 s 100 81 Little Rock 92 73 pc 94 73 Los Angeles 74 64 pc 69 65 Louisville 82 72 .02 ts 93 74 Memphis 92 75 pc 93 74 Milwaukee 81 70 ts 78 65 Minneapolis 82 66 ts 85 70 Mobile 88 73 ts 88 77 Montgomery 88 73 ts 92 73 Nashville 91 69 ts 91 73 New Orleans 90 75 .02 ts 91 76 New York City 92 74 ts 91 73 Norfolk 90 73 ts 90 73 Oklahoma City 90 73 pc 93 75 Omaha 82 63 1.04 pc 95 73 Palm Springs 91 72 s 103 74 Philadelphia 92 73 .25 ts 91 72 Phoenix 102 78 s 106 78 Pittsburgh 87 67 ts 87 69 Portland, ME 92 67 ts 89 66 Portland, Ore 68 57 .18 sh 71 59 Providence, R.I. 92 71 ts 93 68 Raleigh 87 71 ts 90 72 Rapid City 87 57 pc 84 58 Reno 66 54 .01 sh 75 57 Rochester, NY 87 70 ts 86 69 Sacramento 69 60 .03 sh 73 61 St. Louis 93 69 pc 96 75 St. Ste. Marie 82 59 ts 82 62 Salt Lake City 90 72 pc 88 66 San Antonio 96 78 pc 97 75 San Diego 72 64 pc 69 63 San Francisco 64 56 .02 sh 72 59 Savannah 87 73 trace ts 89 73 Seattle 68 57 .19 sh 69 57 Spokane 63 55 .16 sh 68 53 Syracuse 89 68 ts 88 70 Topeka 90 78 pc 96 75 Washington 90 73 .02 ts 92 73YESTERDAYS NATIONAL HIGH & LOW HIGH 103 Carlsbad, N.M. LOW 28 Angel Fire, N.M. TUESDAY CITY H/L/SKY Acapulco 87/75/ts Amsterdam 62/49/pc Athens 93/71/s Beijing 84/70/pc Berlin 65/52/c Bermuda 78/72/pc Cairo 102/70/s Calgary 70/54/sh Havana 86/74/ts Hong Kong 86/79/ts Jerusalem 85/67/s Lisbon 89/66/s London 70/47/pc Madrid 91/60/s Mexico City 70/52/ts Montreal 86/68/ts Moscow 91/69/pc Paris 69/48/c Rio 74/68/sh Rome 78/66/s Sydney 63/59/sh Tokyo 76/65/sh Toronto 91/72/sh Warsaw 74/58/r WORLD CITIES Monday Tuesday City H L Pcp. Fcst H L Monday Tuesday City H L Pcp. Fcst H L Weather Central, LP, Madison, Wi. Tuesday WednesdayCity High/Low High/Low High/Low High/LowChassahowitzka* 8:32 a/3:47 a 7:35 p/3:39 p 9:12 a/4:31 a 8:26 p/4:29 p Crystal River** 6:53 a/1:09 a 5:56 p/1:01 p 7:33 a/1:53 a 6:47 p/1:51 p Withlacoochee* 4:40 a/10:49 a 3:43 p/11:41 p 5:20 a/11:39 a 4:34 p/ Homosassa*** 7:42 a/2:46 a 6:45 p/2:38 p 8:22 a/3:30 a 7:36 p/3:28 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) 6/25 TUESDAY 8:04 1:50 8:33 2:19 6/26 WEDNESDAY 9:07 2:53 9:34 3:21 FORECAST FOR 3:00 P.M. TUESDAY HI LO PR NA NA 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. Todays active pollen:Ragweed, grasses, chenopods Todays count: 3.3/12 Wednesdays count: 5.1 Thursdays count: 4.5 ENTERTAINMENT Smithfield Foods drops Paula DeenNEW YORK Smithfield Foods is dropping Paula Deen as a spokeswoman. The announcement Monday came days after the Food Network said it would not renew Deens contract. Deen admitted using racial slurs in the past in a deposition that came to light last week during a discrimination lawsuit. In a statement, Smithfield said it condemns the use of offensive and discriminatory language and behavior of any kind. Early Monday, NBC's Matt Lauer said Deen would appear Wednesday on Today. Last week she abruptly canceled on the morning show before posting her videotaped apologies. QVC also said it was reviewing its deal with Paula Deen Enterprises to sell the stars cookbooks and cookware. While questioned last month in a discrimination lawsuit, the 66-year-old Food Network star admitted to using the N-word in the past, but she insisted she and her family do not tolerate prejudice.Dr. Oz to launch lifestyle magazineNEW YORK Dr. Mehmet Oz is trying something new: his own lifestyle magazine. Hearst Magazines said Monday a pilot issue will be published early next year, followed by a second issue, which could lead to a regular frequency in the second half of 2014. In a statement, Oz said the magazine will provide women with everything they need to feel inspired and live a long, healthy, joyful life. Earlier this month, The Dr. Oz Show won its third Daytime Emmy Award for best informative talk show.Tupac Shakur songs inspire musical NEW YORK A musical inspired by the music of Tupac Shakur hopes to bring gangsta rap to a Broadway stage. A workshop of Holler If Ya Hear Me is currently under way in New York under the direction of Kenny Leon, who helmed the Broadway hits Fences and The Mountaintop. The new musical sets Shakurs music to an original story and hopes to be ready for the 2013-2014 Broadway season. Producers said Monday the musical is set in a Midwestern industrial city during present time and tells the story of two childhood friends as they struggle to reconcile the challenges and realities of their daily lives with their hopes, dreams and ambitions. Rapper and actor Shakur, who had multimillion-seller albums like Pacalypse Now and All Eyez on Me, was killed in September 1996 as he sat in a car in Las Vegas. He was 25 and known for his raw lyrics that drew on the rage of a coarse urban existence.Rapper Fat Joe faces tax sentenceNEWARK, N.J. Rap star Fat Joe faces sentencing after admitting he failed to file federal income taxes. The platinum-selling artist, whose real name is Joseph Cartagena is being sentenced Monday in federal court in Newark. He pleaded guilty in December 2012 to failing to pay taxes on more than $1 million of income in 2007 and in 2008. Federal prosecutors are asking the judge to take into account the governments initial allegation that Cartagena failed to taxes on more than $3 million in income for years 2007 through 2010, an estimated tax loss to the government of $718,038. From wire reports Associated PressSmithfield Foods said Monday it was dropping Paula Deen as a spokeswoman. 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He was released on his own recognizance. David Bryant, 26, of West Appian Street, Homosassa, at 12:12 p.m. June 13 on felony charges of trafficking or endeavoring to traffic in stolen property, grand theft and burglary. According to his arrest affidavit, he is accused of committing a burglary and pawning stolen jewelry. Bond $17,000. Kelly Harris, 20, of West Appian Street, Homosassa, at 12:12 p.m. June 13 on felony charges of trafficking or endeavoring to traffic in stolen property and giving false verification of ownership or false identification to a pawnbroker. According to her arrest affidavit, she is accused of pawning stolen jewelry. She was released on her own recognizance. Lewis Scriven, 65, of South Tyler Street, Beverly Hills, at 2:17 p.m. June 13 on a felony charge of driving while license suspended or revoked (habitual offender). Bond $2,000. Robert Key, 29, of Constitution Boulevard, Inverness, at 2:57 p.m. June 13 on Citrus County warrants for failure to appear in court for two original felony charges of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and violation of probation on original felony charges of possession of hydrocodone and alpraxalam. No bond. Krystle Dawn Connelly, 27, of Onara Street, Spring Hill, at 3:51 p.m. June 13 on a Citrus County warrant for failure to appear in court for an original felony charge of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and original misdemeanor charges of driving while license suspended and possession of drug paraphernalia. No bond. Cynthia Sexton, 43, of Northeast 1st Avenue, Crystal River, at 3:26 p.m. June 13 on a Citrus County warrant for violation of probation on an original felony charge of selling, manufacturing or delivering cocaine. No bond. Tiffany McLean, 27, of Homosassa, at 5:45 p.m. June 13 on a felony charge of grand theft. According to her arrest affidavit, she is accused of stealing 44 miscellaneous items from Walmart in Inverness. Bond $2,000. Richard Lewis, 35, of Cypress Cove Court, Inverness, at 5:45 p.m. June 13 on a felony charge of grand theft. According to his arrest affidavit, he is accused of stealing 44 miscellaneous items from Walmart in Inverness. Bond $2,000. Kelly Lucas, 46, of Hernando, at 7:32 p.m. June 13 on a misdemeanor charge of violation of a domestic violence/protective injunction. No bond. Rose Salozzo, 24, of East Trails End Road, Floral City, at 7:33 p.m. June 13 on a felony charge of driving while license suspended or revoked (habitual offender). Bond $2,000. Michael Kinder, 27, of East Moonrise Lane, Floral City, at 7:33 p.m. June 13 on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and violation of pre-trial release conditions. No bond. back to work and get the bay cleaned. Pat Rose, the executive director of Save the Manatee Club, also confirmed Monday that consensus has been reached. We are now waiting on papers to be drawn up and signed, Rose said. He said the administrative challenge filed by his organization against One Rake at a Times permit is in a 30day abeyance, or hold, while they work to hammer out a deal. We should have everything done before that time is up, Rose said. We never wanted to file a challenge and have been talking and engaging the Save Crystal River folks since, and hoped we could come to an understanding that would not harm the bay. He said both sides reached out to the other in this process and he is hoping the lines of communication can stay open while they work to implement what they agreed on. Jones said the talks were extremely positive and he knows Rose is committed to and wants to see the bay cleaned up properly. Save the Manatee Club had objected to the use of a big harvester to rid the bay of the noxious lyngbya, claiming harm was being done mostly because of the turbidity, or cloudiness, generated by the machine. The group also alleged dredging because of the manner in which the harvester was being used. The club wanted a monitoring regime instituted. The cleanup effort was voluntarily stopped, but Save the Manatee Club ended up filing a challenge to One Rake at a Times harvester permit. Meanwhile, the Southwest Florida Water Management District unveiled a monitoring regime that Save Crystal River Inc. reluctantly accepted. The water district plan calls for, among other things, specified monitoring of water samples by a qualified individual during all mechanical harvesting activities. organizations new webbased program nonprofits can use to promote their events, attract volunteers and list inkind donations they need. It has the ability to get people involved, she said. Its a great way to provide a service, not just to United Way, but to other organizations as well. Training sessions for the site are being scheduled for July 16. Meek also explained changes in how United Way funds organizations. Instead of the traditional allocation system, it now awards grants targeting specific areas. Six grants were given this funding year for programs dealing with education, income and health, which are national focuses as well. Meek said adult education is an important area, because there are 17,000 adults in Citrus County without a GED (high school equivalency diplomas) and only 15 percent of the adult population has a bachelors degree or higher. The focus on income covers job readiness and financial literacy. She said 16,000 families in the county do not have savings accounts and for many available jobs, some training or certification is required. Targeting health, Meek said the county has one of the highest teen pregnancy rates in the state. Providing food for the vulnerable population is another aspect of that focus. The grant money will grow each year, she said. We are really trying to target the root causes of social need. Those attending Monday also got a quick course on social media Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram by United Way intern Rita West. She explained how agencies can use these services to promote their activities and events. They also got an update on 2-1-1 services, which can be a tool for agencies and can be accessed by the public online, by email or text message. Contact Chronicle reporter Pat Faherty at 352564-2924 or pfaherty@ chronicleonline.com. BAYContinued from Page A1 Amy MeekUnited Way CEO. UNITEDContinued from Page A1 The water district plan calls for ... monitoring of water samples ... For theRECORD ON THE NET For more information about arrests made by the Citrus County Sheriffs Office, go to www.sheriffcitrus.org and click on the Public Information link, then on Arrest Reports. Astronauts tackle chores in spacewalk Associated PressCAPE CANAVERAL Two space station astronauts took care of a little outside maintenance on Monday. Russian flight engineers Fyodor Yurchikhin and Alexander Misurkin replaced a main valve on the International Space Station and prepared for the arrival of a new lab later this year. To save the time, Im embroidering, one of the spacewalkers said in Russian, holding a clump of cord as he worked. Its not easy to handle all these ropes. Later, he added, OK, now were doing beadwork. Besides the valve swap 250 miles up, the spacewalkers installed clamps and retrieved science experiments, completing most all their chores. The spacewalk ran a little over at 6 1/2 hours. Thank you for your work, radioed Russian Mission Control outside Moscow. It was the years third spacewalk. The four other space station residents monitored the action from inside. Yurchikhin arrived at the space station just a few weeks ago. Misurkin has been on board since March. The crew includes three Russians, two Americans and one Italian. The Italian and one American will conduct a pair of spacewalks for NASA in July. Begun in 1998, the space station still is one room short. The Russian Space Agency plans to launch a research lab by years end to replace the Pirs air lock that has been in place since 2001. An unmanned Proton rocket will hoist the lab, which also will serve as an air lock for spacewalk preparations and a docking port for visiting craft. As for Pirs Russian Associated PressIn this frame grab from video provided by NASA, two Russian flight engineers perform maintenance Monday on the International Space Station. The crew includes three Russians, two Americans and one Italian. The Italian and one American will conduct a pair of spacewalks for NASA in July. Associated PressSTARKE A former escort service owner convicted in the slayings of two Florida women was granted a temporary stay of execution Monday, hours before he was to have received a lethal injection for one of those deaths. Marshall Lee Gore had been scheduled to die at the Florida State Prison at 6 p.m. for the 1988 slaying of Robyn Novick, a 30year-old exotic dancer. But the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals approved a motion filed by Gores attorney less than two hours before that. A hearing in the case will be held Thursday. In his emergency motion, attorney Todd Scher argued Gores execution would violate the Eighth Amendment, which forbids the state from carrying out a death sentence against a prisoner who is insane. Execution stayed for murderer
Paula Chandler, 65HOMOSASSA Paula Diane Wright Chandler, 65, of Homosassa, Fla., passed away Friday, June 7, 2013, at her home in Homosassa. She was born March 3, 1948, in Milford, Conn., to Donald W. and Ruth E. (Fair child) Wright. She came here 29 years ago from Milford. She was a retired customer service representative for Hager Insurance of Crystal River with 20-plus years of service. She enjoyed reading and gardening and was an avid Tampa Bay Bucs fan. She was preceded in death by her mother, Ruth Wright. Surviving are her father, Donald Ward Wright of Milford, Conn.; an uncle, Chester Wright of Bantam, Conn.; an aunt, Shirley Wright of Norfolk, Conn.; several nieces and nephews; and her feline companions, Toni and Johnny. A memorial service will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 27, 2013, at the Strickland Funeral Home Chapel in Crystal River. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that those who wish may make a memorial contribution to the Humanitarians of Citrus County, 1149 N. Conant Ave. Crystal River, FL 34429. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Mary Hansen, 64HOMOSASSAMary E. Hansen, 64, of Homosassa, Fla., died June 21, 2013, under the care of Hospice of Citrus County in Lecanto. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 29, 2013, at the Suncoast Baptist Church, Homosassa.Irene Martino, 98LAS VEGASIrene Theresa Martino, 98, Las Vegas, Nev., former Inverness, Fla., resident, died June 1, 2013. Private prayer services were conducted June 24, 2013, at the Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home of Inverness. Burial followed in Oak Ridge Cemetery. Geoffrey McCarthy, 45INGLISGeoffrey C. McCarthy, 45, of Inglis, Fla., passed away June 22, 2013, in Inglis. Geoff, born in Tampa, is survived by his immediate family, Jack and Jenny McCarthy (parents); Brooke Lynn McCarthy (daughter); Louise Lombardi (domestic partner); and Lucille McCarthy (grandmother); all residents of the Inglis, Florida area. His extended family includes members of the Bandelian and Wittmann families in Western, N.Y., and the Lombardi family in Southern California. Until disabled as a passenger in an auto mishap in 2000, Geoff worked as an environmental remediation tech in California, Florida and Washington State. He was also a competent machinist and motorcycle mechanic and friends said, he could fix just about anything. In addition, Geoff was a successful superbike and motorcycle endurance road racer. Following recovery from his injuries, he returned to live his final days in the Inglis area in 2003. He continued to be active in motorcycling and could always be relied on to help others in need. In recent years, he contributed thousands of dollars to law enforcement agencies across the U.S. during annual bike trips from Florida to California to participate as a volunteer at the U.S. Motorcycle Grand Prix at Laguna Seca, Calif. Geoff was preparing to make his fourth motorcycle cross country trip when he unexpectedly died in his sleep. He will be missed by all the lifelong friends he made in North America and Western Europe during his all too brief, but very full, active life. He was a real mensch. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Jerry Stimpfling, 66INVERNESSJerry L. Stimpfling, 66, of Inverness, died June 22, 2013, under the care of Hospice of Citrus County in Lecanto. Arrangements by McGan Cremation Service LLC, Hernando. Jerome Parman, 92LECANTOJerome W. Parman, 92, of Lecanto, Fla., died Sunday, June 23, 2013, at his residence under the loving care of Hospice of Citrus County. Jerome was born July 20, 1920, in Kaukauna, Wis., the son of William and Elizabeth Parman. He worked as a printer for the newspaper and was a U.S. Army Air Force veteran of World War II. He was a member of St. Scholastica Catholic Church in Lecanto. He was an avid tennis player. Jerome was predeceased by his wife of 62 years, Mary B.; brother Bob; sister Mary Hooyman (Bud); son-in-law Doug Pawling; and grandson Donn Pawling. Survivors include his daughter, Patricia Pawling of Inverness; granddaughter Kimberly Hall (William) of Orlando; grandson Douglas J. Pawling (Angela Swary) of Tarpon Springs; two great-granddaughters, Katherine and Sarah; and several nieces and nephews. Memorial services for Mr. Parman will be at 12:30 p.m. Friday, June 28, 2013, at Heinz Funeral Home and Cremation, Inverness, with inurnment following at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell.Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Edna Unsworth, 91INVERNESSEdna Mae Unsworth, 91, of Inverness, died Sunday, June 23, 2013, at her residence. Private cremation arrangements by Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness. Edward Zack Jr., 72HOMOSASSAEdward J. Zack Jr., 72, of Homosassa, Fla., passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at Oak Hill Hospital in Brooksville. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, he was born May 6, 1941. Mr. Zack was a proud U.S. Navy veteran from 1959 to 1963. Upon discharge from the U.S. Navy, he attended Pace University in New York City, where he graduated (with honors), earning a bachelors degree in business. His professional life entailed a 33 year career with AT&T Communications. He retired in 1998 as a national program manager from AT&T Headquarters in Bedminster, N.J. Ed, as he was known to many, was of the Roman Catholic faith and Past Grand Knight of Blessed Mother Seton Knights of Columbus Council 5410, Flanders, N.J., and was also a member of the American Legion. Mr. Zack moved to Homosassa permanently 12 years ago from Bayville, N.J., where he was able to fulfill his dream of building a home on the water. Ed was an avid boater and fisherman, and especially loved the game of poker. He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Mary Ann Zack, Homosassa; sons, Andrew Zack, Homosassa and Christopher Zack (wife Anna), Calafon, N.J.; brothers, Andrew Zack, California and Michel Zack, Pennsylvania; sister, Carol Ann Bartow, Punta Gorda; and grandchildren, Erica and Julia Zack. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 27, 2013, from St. Thomas The Apostle Catholic Church, Homosassa. At the completion of mass, military honors will be rendered by the American Legion Post No. 155 of Crystal River, and the U.S. Navy. There will be a memorial gathering at Sugarmill Woods Country Club following the Mass. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions in Eds name to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. Interment will be private. Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa, www.wilder funeral.com. Ethel Wertz, 96CITRUS SPRINGSEthel Mae Wertz, 96, of Citrus Springs, Fla., passed away June 23, 2013, at Hospice of Citrus County. Her son, Robert LaPore and wife Frana, were at her bedside. She is survived by another son, Albert of California; three sisters, Dorothy, Helen and Tracy; one brother, Curtis, all of Missouri; four grandchildren; many greatgrandchildren; and greatgreat-grandchildren. Cremation is being handled by McGan Cremation Service of Hernando. Private services will take place at a later date in her birth state, Missouri. Ethel loved sewing, quilting and playing games. She will be missed so very much. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.A6TUESDAY, JUNE25, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE 000F3RF Call 1-800-277-1182 to schedule a free candidate screening www.gardneraudiology.com Crystal River and Inverness Offices Hearing in Noise Comparison Study Participants Sought Gardner Audiology, a leader in hearing satisfaction research, is seeking participants to evaluate and compare a new advanced noise suppression technology in hearing aids that hide inside your ear canal verses behind the ear models. In exchange for completing a pre and post-fitting questionnaire Gardner will loan you the hearing aid model of your choice for a free 30 day field study. Audiologists with advanced university degrees will provide all exams and follow up care free of charge. At the end of 30 days you will return the loaner aids or purchase them with a generous discount. It is your choice. 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CenturyLink Inc CTL32.05243.43 33.99-.19 -0.6ttt-13.1-4.6242.16 Citigroup C24.91853.56 45.44-1.43 -3.1tts+14.9+68.6130.04 Commnwlth REIT CWH13.46825.25 21.76-1.12 -4.9tst+37.4+34.0911.00 Disney DIS46.53867.89 62.44-.29 -0.5tts+25.4+33.9190.75f Duke Energy DUK59.63475.46 65.46-.12 -0.2ttt+2.6+0.6203.06 EPR Properties EPR40.04461.18 47.59-1.42 -2.9ttt+3.2+26.0203.16 Exxon Mobil Corp XOM79.78793.67 88.48-1.00 -1.1ttt+2.2+11.892.52f Ford Motor F8.82916.09 14.67-.33 -2.2tts+13.3+49.0110.40 Gen Electric GE19.29824.45 22.93-.43 -1.8ttt+9.2+23.4170.76 Home Depot HD49.77881.56 73.51-.31 -0.4tts+18.9+46.7231.56 Intel Corp INTC19.23626.90 23.58-.62 -2.5tts+14.4-6.0120.90 IBM IBM181.854215.90 193.54-1.92 -1.0ttt+1.0+2.9133.80f LKQ Corporation LKQ15.72026.58 25.61+.33 +1.3sss+21.4+42.029... Lowes Cos LOW24.76843.84 39.45-.10 -0.3tts+11.1+46.1230.72f McDonalds Corp MCD83.317103.70 97.29+.06 +0.1stt+10.3+14.4183.08 Microsoft Corp MSFT26.26835.78 33.72+.45 +1.4sts+26.2+13.3170.92 Motorola Solutions MSI44.49664.72 55.59-.23 -0.4ttt-0.2+19.7171.04 NextEra Energy NEE65.95882.65 78.38+.05 +0.1sss+13.3+21.4192.64 Penney JC Co Inc JCP13.55132.55 15.42-.49 -3.1tts-21.8-30.0dd... Piedmont Office RT PDM14.62421.09 16.96-.04 -0.2ttt-6.0+7.1370.80 Regions Fncl RF6.1999.48 9.10... ...rrs+27.6+40.7110.12f Sears Holdings Corp SHLD38.40268.77 43.09-.92 -2.1ttt+4.2-10.2dd... Smucker, JM SJM73.209105.18 99.81-.90 -0.9tts+15.7+35.5202.08 Sprint Nextel Corp S3.0597.50 6.86-.11 -1.6tts+21.0+119.2dd... Texas Instru TXN26.06837.36 34.19-.76 -2.2ttt+10.7+29.8211.12 Time Warner TWX36.57861.73 56.28-.53 -0.9ttt+17.7+55.4171.15 UniFirst Corp UNF56.939100.07 94.17-1.13 -1.2tts+28.4+67.2180.15 Verizon Comm VZ40.51754.31 49.12-.40 -0.8ttt+13.5+19.0cc2.06 Vodafone Group VOD24.42530.80 27.31+.04 +0.2stt+8.4+4.31.57e WalMart Strs WMT67.06679.96 74.20+.69 +0.9stt+8.7+11.1151.88 Walgreen Co WAG28.82951.25 48.05-.66 -1.4tts+29.8+70.9221.10 52-WK RANGE CLOSE YTD 1YR NAME TICKER LO HI CLOSE CHG %CHG WK MO QTR %CHG %RTN P/E DIVStocks of Local Interest Dividend Footnotes: a Extra dividends were paid, but are not included. b Annual rate plus stock. c Liquidating dividend. e Amount declared or paid in last 12 months. f Current annual rate, which was increased by most recent dividend announcement. i Sum of dividends paid after stock split, no regular rate. j Sum of dividends paid this year. Most recent dividend was omitted or deferred. k Declared or paid this year, a cumulative issue 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. Keynote, which monitors company websites, said that it will sell itself to a private equity firm for about $369 million in cash. A Jefferies analyst cut his price target for the iPhone makers stock by $15 to $405, saying it may have decreased its iPhone production. A Wedbush analyst said in a note to clients that despite deep discounts of the teen retailers clothing, it isnt selling well. A Jefferies analyst kept his Hold rating on the home goods retailer, saying that falling profit margins may hurt its stock. The hospital operator plans to buy rival Vanguard Health Systems for about $1.8 billion. The deal will expand Tenets reach. Stocks fell again on Monday, continuing their slide since Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said last week that the Fed may pull back on its stimulus later this year. Worries about stresses in Chinas banking industry also hurt stocks. 35 40 45 $50 J AM Tenet HealthcareTHC Close: $43.73 1.88 or 4.5% $17.24$49.48 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 6.3m (3.0x avg.) $4.53 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 128.6 ... 60 65 70 $75 J AM Bed Bath & BeyondBBBY Close: $68.40 -1.59 or -2.3% $54.33$72.36 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 2.5m (1.1x avg.) $14.95 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 15.0 ... 40 45 50 $55 J AM Abercrombie & FitchANF Close: $43.46 -2.49 or -5.4% $28.64$55.23 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 3.2m (1.7x avg.) $3.4 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 15.8 1.8% 350 400 450 $500 J AM AppleAAPL Close: $402.54 -10.96 or -2.7% $ 385.10 $705.07 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 16.6m (1.1x avg.) $377.84 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 9.6 3.0% 10 15 $20 J AM Keynote SystemsKEYN Close: $19.82 6.31 or 46.7% $10.85$19.86 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 3.7m (25.8x avg.) $365.66 m 52-week range PE: Yield: 132.1 1.4% The yield on the 10-year Treasury note held steady at 2.54 percent Monday. Yields affect interest rates on consumer loans.NET 1YR TREASURIES YEST PVS CHG AGO 3.25 3.25 3.25 .13 .13 .13 PRIME RATE FED FUNDS 3-month T-bill.050.04+0.01.08 6-month T-bill.090.08+0.01.14 52-wk T-bill.130.11+0.02.17 2-year T-note.390.37+0.02.30 5-year T-note1.451.42+0.03.76 10-year T-note2.542.54...1.68 30-year T-bond3.553.59-0.042.76 NET 1YR BONDS YEST PVS CHG AGO Barclays LongT-BdIdx3.323.32...2.47 Bond Buyer Muni Idx5.194.96+0.234.39 Barclays USAggregate2.392.32+0.071.99 Barclays US High Yield6.626.56+0.067.51 Moodys AAACorp Idx4.434.44-0.013.61 Barclays CompT-BdIdx1.621.57+0.05.98 Barclays US Corp3.363.29+0.073.28 YEST 6 MO AGO 1 YR AGO Commodities Gold fell to its lowest settlement price since 2010. Its down 24 percent in 2013 amid low inflation and expectations that the Federal Reserve will pull back on its economic stimulus.Crude Oil (bbl)95.1893.69+1.59+3.7 Ethanol (gal)2.442.47-0.24+11.2 Heating Oil (gal)2.852.84+0.37-6.3 Natural Gas (mm btu)3.743.77-0.85+11.6 Unleaded Gas (gal)2.742.76-0.87-2.7 FUELS CLOSEPVS. %CHG%YTD Gold (oz) 1276.801291.60-1.15-23.8 Silver (oz) 19.4919.96-2.33-35.4 Platinum (oz)1329.101369.50-2.95-13.6 Copper (lb) 3.033.10-2.28-16.9 Palladium (oz)656.10673.25-2.55-6.6 METALS CLOSEPVS. %CHG%YTD Cattle (lb) 1.211.21-0.25-6.9 Coffee (lb) 1.191.19+0.63-16.9 Corn (bu) 6.536.62-1.28-6.4 Cotton (lb) 0.830.85-2.55+10.4 Lumber (1,000 bd ft)292.00288.90+1.07-21.9 Orange Juice (lb)1.401.41-0.64+20.6 Soybeans (bu)15.1214.93+1.26+6.6 Wheat (bu) 6.796.98-2.72-12.7 AGRICULTURE CLOSE PVS. %CHG%YTD American Funds BalAm 21.64-.22 +7.0+15.5+13.0+6.8 CapIncBuAm 53.25-.47 +2.7+10.3+10.2+3.2 CpWldGrIAm 38.30-.49 +4.5+19.0+10.8+2.2 EurPacGrAm 40.66-.67 -1.4+14.7+6.5+0.4 FnInvAm 44.52-.57 +9.8+22.4+14.4+4.2 GrthAmAm 37.45-.43 +9.0+22.0+13.6+4.0 IncAmerAm 18.69-.19 +5.3+13.7+12.3+6.1 InvCoAmAm 32.93-.33 +10.1+19.6+13.6+4.9 NewPerspAm 32.78-.48 +4.9+18.8+11.9+4.2 WAMutInvAm 34.68-.37 +12.3+20.5+16.6+6.3 Dodge & Cox Income 13.54... -1.6+2.0+4.8+6.5 IntlStk 35.84... +3.5+24.0+7.7+1.0 Stock 140.84... +16.0+33.3+15.6+5.7 Fidelity Contra 83.84-.90 +9.1+15.5+14.4+5.3 GrowCo 102.36-1.24 +9.8+16.6+17.0+6.5 LowPriStk d 44.41-.46 +12.4+27.0+16.7+8.9 Fidelity Spartan 500IdxAdvtg 55.98-.68 +11.4+20.5+16.0+6.0 FrankTemp-Franklin IncomeAm 2.24-.02 +2.9+11.7+10.4+5.9 FrankTemp-Templeton GlBondAm 12.70-.08 -3.4+7.3+5.5+8.9 GlBondAdv 12.66-.08 -3.3+7.5+5.8+9.2 Harbor IntlInstl 60.90-1.13 -2.0+15.0+8.7+0.1 PIMCO TotRetAm 10.65-.04 -4.2+0.1+4.1+6.7 T Rowe Price EqtyInc 29.38-.39 +11.6+24.0+15.0+6.4 GrowStk 40.85-.41 +8.1+14.5+15.5+6.1 Vanguard 500Adml 144.93-1.78 +11.4+20.5+16.0+6.0 500Inv 144.94-1.78 +11.3+20.3+15.9+5.9 MuIntAdml 13.60-.14 -4.0-1.3+3.7+4.6 STGradeAd 10.64-.02 -0.7+1.8+2.8+3.8 Tgtet2025 14.12-.15 +3.9+12.7+10.6+4.6 TotBdAdml 10.60-.03 -3.2-1.3+3.4+5.1 TotIntl 14.25-.26 -3.4+13.3+5.8-1.5 TotStIAdm 39.37-.49 +11.5+21.2+16.2+6.4 TotStIdx 39.36-.49 +11.4+21.1+16.1+6.3 Welltn 35.95-.32 +6.9+14.7+12.0+6.6 WelltnAdm 62.10-.55 +6.9+14.8+12.1+6.7 TOTALRETURN FAMILY FUND NAV CHG YTD 1YR 3YR* 5YR*MutualFunds* Annualized; d Deferred sales charge, or redemption fee. m Multiple fees are charged, usually a marketing fee and either a sales or redemption fee. x fund paid a distribution during the week. Interestrates Associated PressMore signs of distress in Chinas economy and rising bond yields led to a broad sell-off in stocks Monday, leaving key market indexes down more than 5 percent from their record highs last month. It was the first 5 percent decline referred to on Wall Street as a pullback since November. Pullbacks that occur during bull markets tend to be nasty and brutish but short, said John Manley, chief equity strategist at Wells Fargo Funds Management. He said its common to get declines of 3 percent to 7 percent as the market restores a reverence to risk to the investing public. U.S. trading started with a slump Monday. The market recovered much of its loss, then fell back again. By the close of trading the big stock indexes were clinging to modest gains for the second quarter, which ends Friday. Before Wall Street opened for trading on Monday, Asian markets were already sharply lower, led by a 5 percent plunge in Chinas Shanghai Composite Index. That was the indexs biggest loss in four years. The decline was prompted by a government crackdown on off-balance sheet lending, which made investors worry about Chinas economic growth. The selling spread to Europe, where Frances benchmark stock index fell 1.7 percent, Germanys 1.2 percent. U.S. traders took one look at that and started dumping stocks. The Dow Jones industrial average fell as much as 248 points in the first hour of trading. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note spiked to its highest in almost two years as the sell-off brought down prices of U.S. government debt. Gold and other metals also fell. Stocks got closer to break-even around midday before falling again in the last hour. The Dow finished down 139.84 points, or 0.9 percent, at 14,659.56. The S&P 500 index fell 19.34 points, or 1.2 percent, to 1,573.09. The Nasdaq dropped 36.49 points, or 1.1 percent, to 3,320.76. All 10 industry groups in the S&P 500 fell. The biggest drop was 1.8 percent for bank and financial stocks. Bank of America fell the most among major bank stocks, giving up 39 cents, or 3.1 percent, to $12.30. The S&P 500 is down 5.7 percent from its all-time of 1,669 on May 21. The Nasdaq has fallen 5.2 from its own recent high on that day. Markets remain vulnerable to any comments from the Federal Reserve about its $85 billion in monthly bond purchases, which have kept interest rates at historic lows and helped drive the stock markets rally the last four years. On Wednesday and Thursday, the S&P plunged 3.9 percent after the central bank said its bond-buying program could wrap up by the middle of next year as long as economic conditions continue to improve. Stocks edged up Friday, but still had their worst week in two months. I think investors are overreacting to the prospects of a change in Fed policy, said Gary Thayer, chief macro strategist for Wells Fargo Advisors. He noted that unemployment is down, inflation is low. These are good economic conditions. Gold fell $14.90, or 1.2 percent, to $1,277.10. Other metals were down, too. Crude oil rose $1.49, or 1.6 percent, to $95.18 per barrel. Bond sales, China news depress market Associated PressSpecialist John Alatzas works Monday on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. BusinessBRIEFS Boost for cars or bust? Ethanol debate heats upWASHINGTON Its a dilemma for drivers: Do they choose a gasoline thats cheaper and cleaner even if, as opponents say, it could damage older cars and motorcycles? Thats the peril and promise of a highethanol blend of gasoline known as E15. The fuel contains 15 percent ethanol, compared with the current 10 percent norm sold at most U.S. gas stations. The higher ethanol blend is currently sold at fewer than two dozen stations in the Midwest, but could spread to other regions as the Obama administration considers whether to require more ethanol in gasoline.Neiman Marcus plans to raise up to $100 million in IPONEW YORK Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus plans to raise up to $100 million by returning to the stock market with an initial public offering. That amount is likely to change, though, as bankers gauge investor interest. The plan to go public, announced in a regulatory filing Monday, comes about eight years after private equity firms TPG Capital and Warburg Pincus bought Neiman Marcus for $5.1 billion. Neiman Marcus has benefited from affluent shoppers who are willing to drop $1,000 for a pair of shoes. During the recession, Neiman Marcus was not as hurt by the consumer spending pullback as other retailers, because the wealthy suffered less in the poor economy.New Samsung tablets mimic Galaxy phonesNEW YORK Samsung is expanding its lineup of tablet computers and making them look more like its Galaxy smartphones, as it hopes to translate its success in phones to the tablet market, where Apple is dominant. Samsung Electronics Co., the secondlargest maker of tablets after Apple, on Monday said it is putting three new tablets in the Galaxy Tab 3 series on sale in the U.S. on July 7. The cheapest, a $199 device, will have a screen that measures 7 inches diagonally. An 8-inch model will go for $299 and a 10-inch one for $399. The Tab line is Samsungs value brand, undercutting the price of similar Apple models. Samsungs premium tablets are in the Note line, which include styluses. The 7-inch and 10-inch tablets had Tab 2 equivalents, but the 8-inch model is new, and coincides closely in size with Apples iPad Mini, which came out late last year.Promise of price cut on hospital bills is in limboWASHINGTON Huge list prices charged by hospitals are drawing increased attention, but a federal law meant to limit what the most financially vulnerable patients can be billed doesnt seem to be making much difference. A provision in President Barack Obamas health care overhaul says most hospitals must charge uninsured patients no more than what people with health insurance are billed. The goal is to protect patients from medical bankruptcy, a problem that will not go away next year when Obamas law expands coverage for millions.Studies find methane in Pennsylvania drinking waterPITTSBURGH New research in Pennsylvania demonstrates that its hard to nail down how often natural gas drilling is contaminating drinking water: One study found high levels of methane in some water wells near gas wells, while another found some serious methane pollution occurring naturally, far away from drilling. The findings represent a middle ground between critics of the drilling technique, known as hydraulic fracturing, who claim it causes widespread contamination, and an industry that suggests contamination is rare or nonexistent. The contamination from drilling is not an epidemic. Its a minority of cases, said Rob Jackson, a Duke University researcher and co-author of the study released Monday. But he added the team found that serious contamination from bubbly methane is much more prevalent in some water wells within about half a mile of gas drilling sites. Methane is an odorless gas that in high concentrations can be explosive and deadly.Dissension and fiscal woes beset the Girl ScoutsNEW YORK Given the friction and financial woes facing the Girl Scouts these days, perhaps its time for a giant friendship circle. Under that long-standing tradition, a ring of Scouts clasp hands and give a little squeeze, accompanied by a silent wish of good will. Just a year after its centennial celebrations, the Girl Scouts of the USA finds itself in a different sort of squeeze. Its interconnected problems include declining membership and revenues, a dearth of volunteers, rifts between leadership and grassroots members, a pension plan with a $347 million deficit, and an uproar over efforts by many local councils to sell venerable summer camps. The tangle of difficulties has prompted one congressman to request an inquiry by the House Ways and Means Committee into the pension liabilities and the sale of camps.Vodafone launches bid for Kabel DeutschlandLONDON Britains Vodafone PLC has launched a takeover bid for Germanys biggest cable operator, Kabel Deutschland, as part of its push to dominate media services in its biggest market. The British cellphone company with wide international interests on Monday confirmed the $10.2 billion deal. Vodafone Group Chief Executive Vittorio Colao said the deal aims to tap growing German demand for fast broadband and data services.Ousted Mens Wearhouse exec. chairman quits boardNEW YORK Ousted Mens Wearhouse founder George Zimmer has quit the companys board. Zimmer was fired as the companys executive chairman last week. On Monday he submitted a letter resigning from the board. Zimmer said in the letter that its clear from his firing that the board is determined to avoid addressing his growing concerns with recent board decisions and the companys direction. From wire reports
OPINION Page A8TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2013 Get right with GodI think its important for people to realize that God is neither Republican nor Democrat. God isnt even an American. All the land, water and air on the Earth belong to Him, yet we act as if it is all ours to do with as we please. We overpump the aquifers to fill our pools, green our golf courses and grow the grass we cannot eat. We pollute and pillage all in the name of jobs. When were finished digging up tar sands, coal, and fracking for natural gas, what will be left? Only the pollution and waste. Only the destruction of the country and the world. We claim to be a Christian nation, but our destructive behaviors do not honor Him. We do not honor Him with war. We do not honor Him with our condemnation of the sick and poor. We do not honor Him with our unjust treatment of immigrants whom we bring to the United States so we can enjoy the benefits of cheap labor while vilifying and prosecuting them. We shamefully turn our southern border into a war zone while demanding more security. Our history with Mexico is shameful. Not the history of a Christian nation. The citizens of Sodom and Gomorrah were destroyed because they turned their backs on their neighbors. It had nothing to do with their lewd and lascivious behavior. We are not entitled to ill treat our neighbors national or global, man or animal. We are not entitled to destroy the planet. We are expected to be good stewards of the Earth and its inhabitants. In this way, we can glorify the Lord and thank Him for His many blessings.Kathy Dobronyi Inverness Edward Snowden, the youthful information technician who leaked our nations top-secret cyber-spy program, has made his mark on history. I suspect his moment of fame will last more than 15 minutes. And after all the debate about what he did, history will have to decide if its really a moment of infamy. History tells us about the changes in mankinds history. Some major changes go unnoticed in their own time. But eras of paradigm shifts get contemporary attention. People were aware of the Industrial Revolution when it was happening. Most people know were now in a Cyber Revolution. And, apparently, Snowden is warning us that we need to pay better attention. Snowden revealed that our top security entity, the National Security Agency, gathers electronic transmissions (phone calls, emails, etc.) that originate in the U.S. or traverse the country from overseas. But its not just the NSA. A telephone app soon to be sold to the public is capable of looking at an incoming call and presenting the receiver with an impressive screenshot of (the callers) personal and professional data: Facebook pictures, email contacts, mutual friends. Forbes Magazine reports that a Target employee responsible for data mining customer preferences figured out 25 products that women buy that indicate theyre pregnant. From sales slips, he can even predict with some accuracy the babys due date. So Target sends out special coupons to encourage shopping for the baby. Defense contractor Raytheon boasts in an ad that the computer chips it makes for the Patriot defense missile system are as small as a speck of pepper. Google tells me that the online ads I receive may be based on an email Id received and read. It makes me wish for the days when the biggest threat to my privacy was the giggling teenager listening in on the telephone party line. Perhaps in this age of plug-ins, Facebook and Twitter, our definition of privacy has changed. Were in an information free-forall. Or free-fall. Still, when it comes to data mining, maybe theres a difference between business and government. According to Snowden, at least, the U.S. government should be acting differently. Snowden says he doesnt want his leaking to become about him. But, it has. His choices, even his reaction in an interview, guarantee it. Snowden flew to Hong Kong to do his leaking. Hong Kong is a special administrative region of China, a nation not known for its commitment to the civil liberties that concern Snowden. He defended his choice, saying Hong Kong had a spirited commitment to free speech. Really? Freedom House, a free press advocacy organization that supports Snowden, downgraded Hong Kongs media freedom score this May, citing several violent and technical attacks against reporters, websites and media entities. And while Snowden was meeting with reporters, a publisher of a political magazine banned in China was beaten in Hong Kong. Snowden added that China was no enemy of the U.S. Again, really? Snowden must know, firsthand, how damaging Chinese hacking is to U.S. businesses, national defense and our press. Snowden is highly intelligent, informed and a walking databank of U.S. secrets. He knows he will soon be a hunted, wanted man. So maybe he chose Hong Kong because of a memorandum of understanding between Hong Kong authorities and the United Nations that has enhanced the protections there for asylumseekers and refugees. (In a Cold War-worthy ironic twist, the Russians announced theyre considering offering Snowden asylum.) Given that Snowdens choice for self-exile, Iceland, requires he be on Icelandic soil in order to apply for asylum, and that Interpol can have him taken off any plane en route, he clearly knew what was coming. Snowden apparently was staying at a $650 a night luxury hotel just up the road from the CIA station in Hong Kong. In a filmed interview, he makes reference to it, saying, Im sure theyre going to be very busy for the next week. Snowdens delighted grin reveals hes enjoying the fuss. If Snowden is reveling in the melodrama, it comes with the territory: a young male who envisions himself with only a lightsaber against the Death Star. Or a bow and arrow against Smaug. Im not discounting his idealism. He clearly is genuinely concerned about NSAs massive data-mining program. He described the U.S. spy program, meant to protect us against terrorists and enemies, as a panopticon a composite of two Greek words that means to see all. Before we try to see all, maybe we should try to see clearly, at least these two points: First, NSA surveillance is not new (see the Patriot Act of 2001) and its now regulated (see FISA, 2006). But as The Daily Shows John Oliver said, Instead of being spied on by the executive branch, it turns out were being spied on by all the branches. ... No one is saying that (the government) broke any laws; were just saying its a little bit weird that (it) didnt have to. Second, omniscient data gathering is part of the worldwide Cyber Revolution; countries and corporations with far less commitment to civil liberties than the United States are doing the same.Donna Brazile is a senior Democratic strategist, a political commentator and contributor to CNN and ABC News, and a contributing columnist to Ms. Magazine and O, the Oprah Magazine. Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgottenB.F. Skinner, 1904-1990 Making sense of Snowden CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE Founded by Albert M. Williamson You may differ with my choice, but not my right to choose. David S. Arthurs publisher emeritus EDITORIAL BOARDGerry Mulligan ....................................publisherMike Arnold ..............................................editorCharlie Brennan ........................managing editorCurt Ebitz ..................................citizen memberMac Harris ................................citizen memberRebecca Martin ..........................guest memberBrad Bautista ....................................copy chief POLITICAL HAND GRENADES Inflammatory rhetoric hinders cooperation Across the American landscape today, political debate is regrettably fueled more by emotions than reason. This has stymied government at all levels from meeting current and future challenges by supplanting consensus with polarization. Ever since Scott Adams anointed himself as county governments ardent critic upon assuming office as District 5 County Commissioner in November of last year, polarization has also supplanted the consensus needed to meet the challenges facing Citrus County. The role of critic can certainly serve to promote more efficient and transparent government, as well as the public good. Nevertheless, Adams has shunned constructive criticism for an incessant drumbeat of destructive ad hominem attacks on fellow commissioners and top county government staff members. Most recently, Adams used the forum of the Citrus County Council, an influential civic organization, to once again throw political hand grenades at his fellow commissioners by casting aspersions that they do not have the publics best interest at heart and that he absolutely does not expect them to do the right thing. At a following county commission meeting, Adams continued his ad hominem attacks with a spurious poke in the eye of County Administrator Brad Thorpe during a budget transfer discussion of grant funds. Unsuccessful in a previous attempt to fire Thorpe without cause, Adams again sowed seeds of distrust by calling for an exit audit upon Thorpes retirement despite two independent audits of the funds annually. While Adams may think he is the only commissioner who represents county residents, he is not. The voters also elected Commissioner Dennis Damato three times. Commissioner Joe Meek defeated a popular incumbent in his first run for county office and earned re-election by a comfortable margin. First-term Commissioners Rebecca Bays and J.J. Kenney also defeated incumbents to gain their seats. The role of critic can be a constructive force for good government if based on reason. However, when the role of critic plays to emotions with ad hominem attacks, it becomes a dysfunctional force that erodes trust, stymies consensus and polarizes the community. In exercising his role as critic as one member of a five-member governing body, Commissioner Adams is encouraged to be a constructive, not a dysfunctional force for governance. Given that the choice is his, he should consider that it is often easier to see the mote in another persons eye than the cinder in ones own eye. THE ISSUE:Commissioner Adams ad hominem attacks.OUR OPINION:Be a constructive, not a destructive force. OPINIONS INVITED The opinions expressed in Chronicle editorials are the opinions of the newspapers editorial board.Viewpoints depicted in political cartoons, columns or letters do not necessarily represent the opinion of the editorial board. Groups or individuals are invited to express their opinions in a letter to the editor. Persons wishing to address the editorial board, which meets weekly, should call Charlie Brennan at 352-563-5660.All letters must be signed and include a phone number and hometown, including letters sent via email. Names and hometowns will be printed; phone numbers will not be published or given out.Letters must be no longer than 600 words, and writers will be limited to four letters per month. SEND LETTERS TO: The Editor, 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429. Or, fax to 352-563-3280, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org .LETTERto the Editor Whats worse?I would like to take a survey to ask people whether they think winter months or the summer months are worse on animals. My neighbors leave their dogs outside 24 hours a day and I would just like to know if the heats worse for them or the cold winter.You have 2 daysThis message is for the inconsiderate person who hit our orange truck in the Pinch-A-Penny parking lot two weeks ago and didnt even bother to leave a note. Well, guess what? We have the video from the store, so if you dont want to be arrested for hitand-run, call John at 352-6379597. Im giving you two days before I turn the tape over to the police.Wildflower seeds infoFor the person calling about wildflower seeds. The roadside flowers are phlox and gaillardia and theyre available in bulk from places like Vermont Wildflower Company. But go to the library and Google wildflower mixtures and look for something with southeastern flowers or the individual packages. But you can get up to 500-pound bags if youre willing to pay.Editors note: The pink flowers along our roads in late spring are Drummond Phlox (Polemoniaceae). Another source of seeds for these wildflowers is Wildseed Farms, P.O. Box 3000, Fredericksburg, TX 78624. They have wildflowers seeds in packets and various bulk sizes. Their catalog is packed with seeds for all areas of the country, great photos, and lots of growing information. The email address is: www.wildseedfarms .com.Needs more stuffI told my wife when Dawsy took over the fire department, You watch, hes going to need more personnel and more toys. So here we are, hes asking for all this extra stuff.No clapping hereCongratulations to the people who are running Citrus County on the disaster on (County Road) 486. The fence is already falling down and I expect somewhere in mid-August were going to be living with a tar pit because they blacktopped it and in this heat, everything is going to melt. Again, congratulations, you did it again. THE CHRONICLEinvites you to call Sound Off with your opinions about local or statewide subjects. You do not need to leave your name, and have less than a minute to record. COMMENTSwill be edited for length, libel, personal or political attacks and good taste. Editors will cut libelous material. OPINIONS expressed are purely those of the callers. SOUND OFFCALL563-0579 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Donna BrazileOTHER VOICES
Thanks for help raising fundsOn Saturday, June 1, the patrons and friends of Burkes of Ireland pub got together and held a fundraising benefit for Joe Berryman. We wanted to help Joe and his wife Cyndi while they undergo the biggest fight of their lives in the upcoming months; Joe is fighting cancer and Cyndi has MS. Besides being our friend, Joe Berryman is an accomplished engineer, loving husband, loyal friend and committed home brewer residing in Citrus County. Joe and Cyndi enjoy gardening and cooking. Joe is one of the founding members of the Crystal River Area Brewing Society (CRABS) and brings more than 20 years of brewing excellence to CRABS, with many awards and accolades from the brewing community. Joe is an accomplished guitar player and enjoys singing the old hymns. Joe loves his country and is a staunch supporter of American freedom and values. Joe is a generous man always giving back to his friends and his community with his time and talents. Joe is a man of many talents and everything he does bears the mark of excellence. We are happy to say, because of the generous donations of customers and business owners alike, we were able to collect more than $2,400 for Joe and Cyndi. If anyone would still like to help Joe and Cyndi, there is a free bank account for donations at Bank of America, where you can transfer or deposit money. There are no fees and all the money goes directly to help Joe. The Bank of America account number is 45702637-4062 Thank you to all the businesses that donated items for our Silent Auction: Crystal River Area Brewing Society, for all its help that day plus all the wonderful home brews it donated for the silent auction; Plantation Inn Golf and Country Club; Seven Rivers Country Club; ABC Liquor; Wisemans Auto Care; Tampa Bay Storm arena football; A.Js Cafe; Abitare of Paris; Nature Coast Web Design; Kathy OHare Massage; Holly Peterson Massage Therapy; Citrus Crystal Theater (Crystal River Mall); Adventure Marine Services (Chris Ensing); Joyces Courtside Pub; Kathy; Linda; Beth; Dave; Chip; Mary Kate and Grandma; brothers James and Jake Stevens for their awesome growlers; plus Rick Zay and Joe Berryman for their extremely rare brews. Lastly, our microbrew friends in Florida: Dunedin Brewery; Swamphead Brewery (Gainesville); Seventh Sun Brewery (Dunedin); Tall Pauls Brew Pub (Gainesville); St. Somewhere Brewery (Tarpon Springs); and Cigar City (Tampa). Thank you, all!Denise Burke Crystal RiverLip service and futile actionHeads are in the sand at all levels of government in Florida, as well as across our nation. In our state, at our back door, is an abundance of evidence that politicians and administrators refuse to acknowledge the root cause of water resource depletion and degradation. Without water, the economic engine they continuously hope to exploit for themselves and their supporters, and on behalf of the public in general, will not run. Water withdrawals have lowered our precious aquifer to the point that spring flows, river ecology, natural surface retention bodies and municipal and private systems that feed on this source are on the brink of shut down. An example of this obvious disdain and practiced denial is water permitting to private business under the guise of new jobs and the economic stimulus of new business. And business pays nothing for this inventory/commodity that belongs first to nature and second to us. Stewardship baloney! The basis for this entire fiasco is people. A thousand or more each day cross our border (the state line). We build and create more infrastructure and public service. And the pressure on resources, like a cancer, manifests itself in dying chemicalladen rivers, dying estuary plant life and disappearing animals and aquatic creatures. Upside down natural responses such as the algal explosions alter natures balance. Wells have salt water intruding and/or mineral poisoning. Even rain patterns have gone negative. Our school children know that rain is not some magical occurrence or God given gift. It requires surface water and humidity from vaporization of same to charge clouds that in turn replenish water bodies and the earths substrata below. Today, demand exceeds supply and the results are negative. This aint rocket science! Vast amounts of our taxpaid money is spent on crumbling and/or depreciated capital improvements. Support services for an unchecked population expansion outpaces these tax revenues, impact fees, licensing and other ingenious methods for raising funds under the category of public welfare such as a landfill. Landfills are essential to the growth process. Once full, in just a few decades they can be reclaimed for development. They must be important, our local state senator has one. Look around. It is nothing but a Ponzi scheme. The downward spiral tightens daily. The root of all this evil? More people! Meanwhile, back at the ranch, state and local government is always in a dither about how to attract new business and get more people to come to our community. It goes without saying, that our community suffers after the carrying capacity is exceeded. Have you ever had this thought, recently? Where the ... is all this traffic coming from? Now add a recession. Did you see the 60 pages of mice type, for 1,461 properties with delinquent real estate taxes in the Chronicle(Friday, May 3)? There goes the tax base and scary plunges in revenue, on top of Dukes reneging. Too many people. A bitter pill to swallow, debate or acknowledge. Well never see a legal mandate in our state to halt the overwhelming influx of people or restrict development. Its like running from a tidal wave. Barring a natural miracle, we have exceeded our environmental balance. 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Rhino Associated PressNew baby rhino Ethan was born June 5 at the Montgomery Zoo in Montgomery, Ala. Ethan is the first rhino calf born in a U.S. zoo to survive and thrive after being conceived by artificial insemination. Immigration bill clears Senate test with 67 votesWASHINGTON Sweeping immigration legislation has cleared a key Senate hurdle with votes to spare, signaling likely passage later in the week for stepped-up security along the border with Mexico and a chance at citizenship for millions living in the country illegally. The vote was 67-27, well above the 60 needed to advance. The vote came as President Barack Obama campaigned from the White House in favor of the measure, while outnumbered conservative critics attacked it without letup in speeches and electronic appeals. Senate passage on Thursday or Friday would send the issue to the House, where conservative Republicans in the majority oppose citizenship for anyone living in the country illegally.Rights case ruling favors transgender girlDENVER A Colorado civil rights panel has ruled that a suburban Colorado Springs school district likely discriminated against a 6year-old transgender girl when it prevented her from using the girls bathroom at her elementary school. Coy Mathiss family raised the issue after school officials said the first-grader could use restrooms in either the teachers lounge or in the nurses office, but not the girls bathroom at Eagleside Elementary School in Fountain. Kathryn and Jeremy Mathis have said the districts decision would end up stigmatizing their daughter, who they said had come out of her shell when they began to allow her to live as a girl, instead of a boy.Philadelphia schools hunger strike continuesPHILADELPHIA A hunger strike to protest massive layoffs in the Philadelphia school district is in its eighth day. Education advocates are doing everything they can to draw attention to the dire situation in the citys public schools, which are facing a $304 million deficit. To cover the gap, the district has laid off 20 percent of its staff. More than 3,800 employees will be jobless next week, from assistant principals to secretaries.Missing red panda from zoo found in DCWASHINGTON A Twitter photo and phone tip from a resident helped animal keepers track down a red panda in a Washington neighborhood Monday after it went missing from the National Zoo. The male named Rusty was captured in a tree Monday afternoon. From wire reports Nation BRIEFS NATION& WORLD Page A10TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Festival Associated PressShiite Muslim worshippers gather Monday at the holy shrine of Imam Abbas during the annual festival of Shabaniyah, which marks the anniversary of the birth of the ninth-century Shiite leader known as the Hidden Imam, in Karbala, 50 miles south of Baghdad, Iraq. Investigating commander of Nazi-led unitBERLIN German prosecutors said Monday that they opened a formal preliminary investigation of a Minnesota man who was a commander of a Nazi-led unit during World War II, to determine whether there is enough evidence to bring charges and seek his extradition. The Associated Press found that 94-year-old Michael Karkoc entered the U.S. in 1949 by lying to American authorities about his role in the SS-led Ukrainian Self Defense Legion, which is accused of torching villages and killing civilians in Poland. APs evidence indicates Karkoc was in the area of the massacres, although no records link him directly to atrocities. Kurt Schrimm, the head of the special German prosecutors office responsible for investigating Nazi-era crimes, said prosecutors have opened a preliminary investigation procedure to examine the matter (and) seek documentation.Berlusconi convicted in sex-for-hire trialMILAN A Milan court on Monday convicted former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi of paying for sex with an underage prostitute during infamous bunga bunga parties at his villa and then using his influence to try to cover it up. Berlusconi, 76, was sentenced to seven years in prison and barred from public office for life a sentence that could mean the end of his two-decade political career. However, there are two more levels of appeal before the sentence would become final, a process that can take months. Berlusconi holds no official post in the current Italian government, but remains influential in the uneasy crossparty coalition that emerged after inconclusive February elections.Canadian ferry officer sentenced in deadly crashVANCOUVER, British Columbia A judge sentenced a navigating officer to four years in prison Monday for the deadly crash of passenger ferry off Canadas Pacific coast, saying the officer was distracted on the bridge by his former lover. The Queen of the North was carrying 101 passengers down British Columbias Inside Passage when it missed a scheduled turn, struck Gil Island and sank shortly after midnight on March 22, 2006. Two passengers, Gerald Foisy and Shirley Rosette, disappeared and are presumed dead. World BRIEFS From wire reports Decision divides Supreme Court Associated PressWASHINGTON A sharply divided Supreme Court on Monday decided to make it harder for Americans to sue businesses for retaliation and discrimination, leading a justice to call for Congress to overturn the courts actions. The courts conservatives, in two 5-4 decisions, ruled that a person must be able to hire and fire someone to be considered a supervisor in discrimination lawsuits, making it harder to blame a business for a co-workers racism or sexism. The court then decided to limit how juries can decide retaliation lawsuits, saying victims must prove employers would not have taken action against them but for their intention to retaliate. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote both dissents for the courts liberal wing, and in a rare move, read them aloud in the courtroom. She said the high court had corralled Title VII, a law designed to stop discrimination in the nations workplaces. Both decisions dilute the strength of Title VII in ways Congress could not have intended, said Ginsburg, who then called on Congress to change the law to overturn the court. In other actions, the court: Sent a Texas case on race-based college admissions back to a lower court for another look. The courts 7-1 decision leaves unsettled many of the basic questions about the continued use of race as a factor in college admissions. Announced that it would issue additional opinions on Tuesday as it begins to wrap up its work for the summer. Justices still have not decided major cases involving gay marriage and the Voting Rights Act. Decided to reconsider the constitutionality of a 2007 Massachusetts law that bars protests in 35-foot buffer zones around abortion clinic entrances, exits and driveways. Agreed to review a federal appeals court decision that found President Barack Obama violated the Constitution when he bypassed the Senate last year to appoint three members of the National Labor Relations Board. Rejected challenges to Environmental Protection Agency decisions allowing an increase in ethanol content in gasoline. Ruled generic drug manufacturers cant be sued in state court for a drugs design defects if federal officials approved the brand-name version the generic drug copied. Ruled that a convicted military sex offender who completed his sentence can be prosecuted for not updating his whereabouts in a federal sex offender database, even though that law was passed after he finished serving his sentence and was discharged from the military. Associated PressLebanese army soldiers help an injured soldier Monday after clashes between followers of a radical Sunni cleric Sheik Ahmad al-Assir and Shiite gunmen, in the southern port city of Sidon, Lebanon. Clashes present test for Lebanons weak military Associated PressBEIRUT Lebanons thirdlargest city of Sidon was turned into a battle zone Monday as the military fought heavily armed followers of an extremist Sunni Muslim cleric holed up in a mosque. Residents of the southern port fled machine-gun fire and grenade explosions that shook the coastal area in one of the deadliest rounds of violence, seen as a test of the weak governments ability to contain the furies unleashed by the civil war in neighboring Syria. Official reports said at least 16 soldiers were killed and 50 were wounded in two days of clashes with armed followers of Ahmad alAssir, a maverick Sunni sheik whose rapid rise is a sign of the deep frustration among many Lebanese who resent the ascendancy of Shiites to power, led by the militant group Hezbollah. More than 20 of al-Assirs supporters were killed, according to a security official who spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasnt authorized to talk to reporters. The fierce battle that al-Assirs fighters were putting up showed how aggressive Sunni extremists have grown in Lebanon, building on anger not only at Syrias regime but also its allies in Hezbollah. Sidon is a war zone, said Nabil Azzam, a resident who returned briefly Monday to check on his home after having fled with his family a day earlier. This is the result of all the sectarian rhetoric that has been building because of the war in Syria. It was bound to happen, he said by telephone, a conversation interrupted by a burst of gunfire. Machine-gun fire and explosions from rocket-propelled grenades caused panic among residents, who also reported power and water outages. Snipers allied with al-Assir took over rooftops, terrorizing civilians, and many were asking to be evacuated from the heavily populated neighborhood around the Bilal bin Rabbah Mosque, where al-Assir preaches and where the fighting has been concentrated. The military appealed to the gunmen to turn themselves in, vowing to continue its operations until security is totally restored. By evening, the army had stormed the mosque complex, though not the mosque itself. In addition to the more than 20 followers of the cleric who were killed, dozens of them were arrested, the security official said. There was no sign of al-Assir and it was unclear if he was in the mosque or had managed to escape. Moscow urged to expel Snowden Associated PressWASHINGTON The U.S. assumes National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden remains in Russia, and officials are working with Moscow in hopes he will be expelled and returned to America to face criminal charges, President Barack Obamas spokesman said Monday. He declared that a decision by Hong Kong not to detain Snowden has unquestionably hurt relations between the United States and China. Snowden left Hong Kong, where he has been in hiding, and flew to Moscow but then apparently did not board a plane bound for Cuba as had been expected. His whereabouts were a mystery. The founder of the WikiLeaks secret-spilling organization, Julian Assange, said he wouldnt go into details about where Snowden was but said he was safe. Snowden has applied for asylum in Ecuador, Iceland and possibly other countries, Assange said. Obama, asked if he was confident that Russia would expel Snowden, told reporters: What we know is that were following all the appropriate legal channels and working with various other countries to make sure that the rule of law is observed. Obamas spokesman, Jay Carney, earlier Monday said the U.S. was expecting the Russians to look at the options available to them to expel Mr. Snowden back to the United States to face justice for the crimes with which he is charged. The Chinese have emphasized the importance of building mutual trust, Carney added. And we think that they have dealt that effort a serious setback. If we cannot count on them to honor their legal extradition obligations, then there is a problem. And that is a point we are making to them very directly. Snowden has given highly classified documents to The GuardianandThe Washington Postnewspapers disclosing U.S. surveillance programs that collect vast amounts of phone records and online data in the name of foreign intelligence, often sweeping up information on American citizens. He also told the South China Morning Postthat the NSA does all kinds of things like hack Chinese cellphone companies to steal all of your SMS data. Snowden arrived in Moscow on Sunday, but his whereabouts were thrown into question Monday when a plane took off from Moscow for Cuba with an empty seat booked in his name. The U.S. has revoked his passport. Edward Snowden
Baseball/ B2 Scoreboard/B3 Sports briefs/ B3 Basketball/B4 Soccer/ B4 Rays halt Torontos 11-game wining streak. / B2 SPORTSSection BTUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Chicago stages late rally to win Stanley Cup Blackhawks score twice 17 seconds apart late in third period for 3-2 win Associated PressBOSTON An NHL-record unbeaten streak to start the lockout-shortened season. Three straight victories to clinch the title. From beginning to end, the Chicago Blackhawks skated away from the rest of the league. Bryan Bickell and Dave Bolland scored 17 seconds apart in the 1:16 and the Blackhawks staged a stunning rally to win Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final 3-2 on Monday night for their second NHL championship in four seasons. Jonathan Toews returned from injury to add a goal, and Corey Crawford made 23 saves for Chicago in the first final round between Original Six teams since 1979. I still cant believe that finish, Crawford said. Oh my God, we never quit. Patrick Kane, whose overtime goal in Game 6 beat Philadelphia to win the 2010 championship, was voted the Conn Smythe Trophy winner as playoffs MVP Toews scored his third goal of the playoffs to tie it for the Blackawks at 4:24 of the second of Game 6 exactly two minutes after teammate Andrew Shaw was penalized for roughing. Boston, needing a win to extend the series to a deciding Game 7, came out aggressively and led 1-0 after one period on Chris Kellys second goal of the playoffs. The Bruins outshot the Blackhawks 12-6 in the first period but the margin dropped to 18-15 through 40 minutes. Each team got one of its best players back when NCAA expands replay Cobb favors protection Rays pitcher feeling better after being hit by liner Associated PressST. PETERSBURG Tampa Bay Rays righthander Alex Cobb favors pitchers having the option of wearing protective headgear on the mound. Cobb returned to Tropicana Field on Monday, nine days after being struck in the right ear by a ball hit by Kansas Citys Eric Hosmer and nearly seven weeks after Torontos J.A. Happ also was hit in the head by a batted ball while pitching there. Sitting on a platform in the auxiliary clubhouse in which Happ also answered questions about the scary incident that knocked him out of a game in early May, Cobb who is making progress in his recovery, spoke to the media for the first time since being carted off the field and taken to a hospital on June 15. Cobb, like Happ, was released from Bayfront Medical Center less than 24 hours later. I remember deciding what pitch to throw. ... I remember seeing the ball come back, said Cobb, who is out indefinitely with a concussion. Might have caught a glance of the ball and subconsciously turned my head, thankfully. Nadal falls to 135th-ranked Darcis at Wimbledon Associated PressLONDON For the second straight year, Rafael Nadal is leaving Wimbledon early after a stunning loss to a little-known player ranked in the hundreds. In one of the tournaments greatest upsets, an ailing Nadal was knocked out in straight sets Monday by 135th-ranked Steve Darcis of Belgium the Spaniards first loss in the opening round of any Grand Slam event. The free-swinging Darcis defeated the two-time champion 7-6 (4), 7-6 (8), 6-4 on Court 1, ending Nadals 22-match winning streak and eliminating one of the Big Four of mens tennis on the very first day of the grass-court Grand Slam. After serving an ace down the middle on match point, Darcis conceded he was as surprised as everyone. Nobody was expecting me to win, he said. So I had to play a good match, relax, and enjoy the game. Thats what I did. There were no surprises for the other big names: Defending champion Roger Federer, bidding for a record eighth Wimbledon title, and second-seeded Andy Murray both won in straight sets on Centre Court. Nadal was sidelined for seven months with a left knee injury after losing in the second round of Wimbledon last year. He seemed to be struggling physically Monday. He was unable to turn on the speed or use his legs to spring into his groundstrokes, limping and failing to run for some shots. Nadal declined to blame any injury and gave full credit to the 29-year-old Darcis, who had never beaten a top-5 player before and has yet to go beyond the third round of any Grand Slam. I dont ... talk about my knee this afternoon, Nadal said. Only thing that can say today is congratulate Steve Darcis. He played a fantastic match. Everything that I will say today about my knee is an excuse, and I dont like to put any excuse when Im losing a match like I lost today. Darcis, who had won only one previous match at Wimbledon, played the match of his life Monday, going for his shots and moving Nadal from corner to corner. Darcis amassed a total of 53 winners, compared with 32 for Nadal. Of course, Rafa didnt play his best tennis, Darcis said. I could see it. So I took advantage of it, tried to fight. Maybe he was not in the best shape ever. Maybe he didnt play his best match. But I have to be Associated PressRafael Nadal reacts Monday as he loses a point to Steve Darcis during their mens first round singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London. Nadal dropped the match in straight sets 7-6 (4), 7-6 (8), 6-4. Associated PressINDIANAPOLIS An NCAA panel voted Monday to expand the use of replay review in college basketball, and instituted the 10-second backcourt rule for the womens game. The Playing Rules Oversight Panel also approved a tweak to the charging-blocking foul in the mens game and gave referees leeway when it comes to penalties for accidentally elbowing an opponent above the shoulders. The approved changes from the panels conference call are effective immediately. Under the replay change, officials can use video review to confirm a shot-clock violation or determine who caused the ball to go out of bounds on a deflection involving two or more players in the final two minutes of regulation or overtime. Changes also were made for reviewing 3-pointers. For the first 36 minutes of play, officials must wait until the next media timeout to review whether a shot was a 3-point field goal. In the last four minutes of the game and the entire overtime, officials will go to the monitor immediately to determine whether a field goal was a 3. Officials also can use the monitor to determine which player committed a foul. Previously, they were only allowed to use the monitor to determine the free-throw shooter. The womens game will be played with a 10-second rule next season, meaning the team with possession must advance the ball past midcourt within 10 seconds or its a turnover. Before the change was approved, teams could use as much of the 30-second shot clock as they wanted to move the ball past half-court. The change to the chargingblocking foul and a list of points of emphasis for officials is designed to spark an offensive bump for the mens game. The defender is no longer able to slide into the offensive players path to the basket at the last moment and draw a charge. When it comes to an elbow above the shoulders, referees will be allowed to use a video monitor to determine the severity of the blow. See WIMBLEDON/ Page B4 Associated PressTampa Bay starting pitcher Alex Cobb lies on a stretcher June 15 as he is taken off the field by medical personnel after being hit by a line drive by Kansas Citys Eric Hosmer in St. Petersburg. See COBB/ Page B3 See STANLEY CUP/ Page B3 Chicagos Patrick Kane hoists the Stanley Cup on Monday after beating the Boston Bruins 3-2 in Game 6 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals in Boston.Associated Press
Associated PressST. PETERSBURG Jeremy Hellickson allowed one hit in seven shutout innings and rookie Wil Myers homered in his home debut, helping the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Blue Jays 4-1 on Monday night to end Torontos 11-game winning streak. Myers hit the second of three straight Tampa Bay homers in the second, connecting in his first at-bat at Tropicana Field. He received a standing ovation from a crowd of 11,407 getting its initial close-up view of the key acquisition in the offseason trade that sent pitchers James Shields and Wade Davis to Kansas City for the power-hitting right fielder and other prospects. Myers drive to center off Esmil Rogers (3-3) was sandwiched between home runs by James Loney and Sam Fuld as Tampa Bay went deep three times within a span of eight pitches. Luke Scott added a bloop RBI double to make it 4-0 in the third, and that was all the support Hellickson needed. A night after scoring a seasonhigh 13 runs at home to complete a three-game sweep of Baltimore, the Blue Jays were limited to four singles and five walks. They came up short in their bid to extend the longest winning streak in the majors since Detroit won 12 straight in 2011. Hellickson (6-3) gave up J.P. Arencibias single, walked four and struck out four. He allowed only one runner past first base in the second inning, when Colby Rasmus walked and moved to third when Arencibia followed with his hit to center field. Toronto finally broke through in the eighth when it loaded the bases with one out against Alex Torres with a pair of singles and a walk. Jose Bautista grounded into a force play to drive in a run before Edwin Encarnacion flied out to end the threat. Fernando Rodney worked the ninth for the Rays, earning his 16th save in 21 opportunities. Loney, Myers and Fuld went deep off Rogers with one out in the second, just the second time in franchise history first at Tropicana Field that Tampa Bay has hit three straight homers. Evan Longoria, Willy Aybar and Dioner Navarro did it on June 9, 2008, against the Angels.American League Indians 5, Orioles 2BALTIMORE Michael Brantley homered and had four RBIs, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 for their ninth win in 12 games. Brantley put the Indians ahead with a two-run single in the sixth inning and made it 5-2 with a two-run shot in the eighth off Darren ODay. His four RBIs tied a career high, reached twice previously. Ubaldo Jimenez (6-4) allowed two runs in 5 1/3 innings and Vinnie Pestano, the fourth Indians reliever, worked the ninth for his fourth save. AL Associated PressTampa Bays Wil Myers follows through on his home run Monday in the second inning against the Toronto Blue Jays in St. Petersburg. It was the rookies first at-bat at home. Rays halt Torontos streak Three consecutive HRs, Hellickson lead Tampa Bay AMERICAN LEAGUEMondays Games Cleveland 5, Baltimore 2 Tampa Bay 4, Toronto 1 Today Cleveland (Masterson 9-5) at Baltimore (Tillman 8-2), 7:05 p.m. Texas (Darvish 7-3) at N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 7-5), 7:05 p.m. L.A. Angels (C.Wilson 6-5) at Detroit (Porcello 4-4), 7:08 p.m. Colorado (Nicasio 4-3) at Boston (Dempster 4-8), 7:10 p.m. Minnesota (Correia 6-4) at Miami (Fernandez 4-4), 7:10 p.m. Toronto (Buehrle 4-4) at Tampa Bay (M.Moore 9-3), 7:10 p.m. Atlanta (Medlen 4-7) at Kansas City (E.Santana 5-5), 8:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Z.Wheeler 1-0) at Chicago White Sox (Sale 5-6), 8:10 p.m. St. Louis (Westbrook 3-2) at Houston (Bedard 2-3), 8:10 p.m. Cincinnati (Arroyo 6-5) at Oakland (Milone 6-7), 10:05 p.m. Pittsburgh (Locke 6-1) at Seattle (J.Saunders 5-7), 10:10 p.m.NATIONAL LEAGUEMondays Games Philadelphia at San Diego, late San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers, late Today Arizona (Cahill 3-8) at Washington (G.Gonzalez 3-3), 7:05 p.m. Colorado (Nicasio 4-3) at Boston (Dempster 4-8), 7:10 p.m. Minnesota (Correia 6-4) at Miami (Fernandez 4-4), 7:10 p.m. Atlanta (Medlen 4-7) at Kansas City (E.Santana 5-5), 8:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs (E.Jackson 3-9) at Milwaukee (Lohse 2-6), 8:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Z.Wheeler 1-0) at Chicago White Sox (Sale 5-6), 8:10 p.m. St. Louis (Westbrook 3-2) at Houston (Bedard 2-3), 8:10 p.m. Cincinnati (Arroyo 6-5) at Oakland (Milone 6-7), 10:05 p.m. Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 6-4) at San Diego (Marquis 9-2), 10:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Locke 6-1) at Seattle (J.Saunders 5-7), 10:10 p.m. San Francisco (Gaudin 2-1) at L.A. Dodgers (Fife 1-2), 10:10 p.m. Rays 4, Blue Jays 1Toronto Tampa Bay abrhbi abrhbi MeCarr lf4010Joyce lf3110 RDavis pr-lf0000SRdrgz ph-lf1000 Bautist rf4001Zobrist 2b2010 Encrnc dh3000Scott dh4011 Lind 1b4000Longori 3b3000 ClRsms cf1000Loney 1b4111 Arencii c4020WMyrs rf4121 MIzturs 3b4000DJnngs cf0000 Bonifac 2b3110Fuld cf-rf3111 Kawsk ss2000Loaton c3010 DeRosa ph0000YEscor ss3000 Totals29141Totals30484 Toronto0000000101 Tampa Bay03100000x4 DPToronto 1, Tampa Bay 2. LOBToronto 6, Tampa Bay 5. 2BScott (7). HRLoney (9), W.Myers (2), Fuld (2). CSW.Myers (1). IPHRERBBSO Toronto E.Rogers L,3-3674432 J.Perez 110002 Oliver 100001 Tampa Bay Hellickson W,6-3710044 Al.Torres 121111 Rodney S,16-21110002 UmpiresHome, Paul Emmel; First, Chris Conroy; Second, Gary Darling; Third, Jerry Meals. T:36. A,407 (34,078).Indians 5, Orioles 2Cleveland Baltimore abrhbi abrhbi Bourn cf5000McLoth lf5010 Aviles ss5000Machd 3b5000 Kipnis 2b4110Markks rf4121 Swisher 1b4121A.Jones cf4020 CSantn c5110C.Davis 1b4000 MrRynl 3b2010Hardy ss4010 JMcDnl pr0100Wieters c3111 Brantly lf4124Ishikaw dh1000 Raburn dh3000Valenci ph-dh1000 Giambi ph1000ChDckr ph1000 Stubbs rf3020Flahrty 2b3020 Totals365 95Totals35292 Cleveland0000030205 Baltimore1001000002 LOBCleveland 9, Baltimore 9. 2BKipnis (19), C.Santana (19). HRBrantley (5), Markakis (8), Wieters (10). SBStubbs (8). CSA.Jones (1). IPHRERBBSO Cleveland U.Jimenez W,6-451/382226 R.Hill H,6 100001 Shaw H,5 2/300001 J.Smith H,6100000 Pestano S,4-6110011 Baltimore Britton L,1-2563335 Tom.Hunter200011 ODay 022200 Matusz 110002 Ji.Johnson 100002 Britton pitched to 5 batters in the 6th. ODay pitched to 2 batters in the 8th. HBPby Britton (Kipnis). UmpiresHome, Scott Barry; First, Mike DiMuro; Second, Ted Barrett; Third, Will Little. T:14. A,544 (45,971). Rays scheduleJune 25 vs Toronto June 26 vs Toronto June 28 vs Detroit June 29 vs Detroit June 30 vs Detroit July 1 at Houston July 2 at Houston July 3 at Houston July 4 at Houston July 5 vs Chicago Sox July 6 vs Chicago Sox July 7 vs Chicago Sox July 8 vs Minnesota July 9 vs Minnesota July 10 vs Minnesota July 11 vs Minnesota July 12 vs Houston July 13 vs Houston July 14 vs Houston July 19 at Toronto July 20 at Toronto July 21 at Toronto July 22 at Boston July 23 at Boston July 24 at Boston July 25 at Boston July 26 at N.Y. Yankees July 27 at N.Y. Yankees July 28 at N.Y. Yankees July 30 vs Arizona July 31 vs Arizona Aug. 2 vs San Francisco Aug. 3 vs San Francisco Aug. 4 vs San Francisco Aug. 6 at Arizona Aug. 7 at Arizona Aug. 9 at L.A. Dodgers Aug. 10 at L.A. Dodgers Aug. 11 at L.A. Dodgers Aug. 13 vs Seattle Aug. 14 vs Seattle Aug. 15 vs Seattle Aug. 16 vs Toronto Aug. 17 vs Toronto Aug. 18 vs Toronto Baseball LeadersAMERICAN LEAGUE BATTINGMiCabrera, Detroit, .370; CDavis, Baltimore, .331; Lind, Toronto, .330; Mauer, Minnesota, .330; JhPeralta, Detroit, .324; HKendrick, Los Angeles, .323; Machado, Baltimore, .317. RUNSMiCabrera, Detroit, 57; CDavis, Baltimore, 53; AJones, Baltimore, 53; Trout, Los Angeles, 53; Longoria, Tampa Bay, 52; Encarnacion, Toronto, 50; Machado, Baltimore, 49. RBIMiCabrera, Detroit, 75; CDavis, Baltimore, 70; Encarnacion, Toronto, 63; Fielder, Detroit, 58; NCruz, Texas, 55; AJones, Baltimore, 55; DOrtiz, Boston, 55. HITSMiCabrera, Detroit, 108; Machado, Baltimore, 106; AJones, Baltimore, 97; HKendrick, Los Angeles, 94; Trout, Los Angeles, 94; Pedroia, Boston, 93; CDavis, Baltimore, 92. DOUBLESMachado, Baltimore, 34; CDavis, Baltimore, 24; Mauer, Minnesota, 24; JCastro, Houston, 22; AJones, Baltimore, 22; Seager, Seattle, 22; Trout, Los Angeles, 22. TRIPLESEllsbury, Boston, 7; Trout, Los Angeles, 6; Gardner, New York, 5; Kawasaki, Toronto, 4; LMartin, Texas, 4; 6 tied at 3. HOME RUNSCDavis, Baltimore, 27; Encarnacion, Toronto, 21; MiCabrera, Detroit, 20; ADunn, Chicago, 20; NCruz, Texas, 19; Ibanez, Seattle, 17; Longoria, Tampa Bay, 17; Trumbo, Los Angeles, 17. STOLEN BASESEllsbury, Boston, 32; McLouth, Baltimore, 24; Trout, Los Angeles, 18; Altuve, Houston, 17; Kipnis, Cleveland, 17; Andrus, Texas, 16; AlRamirez, Chicago, 16. PITCHINGScherzer, Detroit, 11-0; Colon, Oakland, 10-2; Buchholz, Boston, 9-0; MMoore, Tampa Bay, 9-3; Masterson, Cleveland, 9-5; Tillman, Baltimore, 8-2; FHernandez, Seattle, 8-4; Verlander, Detroit, 8-5; Sabathia, New York, 8-5. STRIKEOUTSDarvish, Texas, 137; Scherzer, Detroit, 122; FHernandez, Seattle, 112; Verlander, Detroit, 110; Masterson, Cleveland, 110; AniSanchez, Detroit, 101; Shields, Kansas City, 99. SAVESJiJohnson, Baltimore, 26; Rivera, New York, 26; Nathan, Texas, 25; AReed, Chicago, 21; Perkins, Minnesota, 19; Balfour, Oakland, 18; Frieri, Los Angeles, 17; Janssen, Toronto, 17. NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTINGYMolina, St. Louis, .353; Tulowitzki, Colorado, .347; Cuddyer, Colorado, .339; Segura, Milwaukee, .336; Scutaro, San Francisco, .332; Votto, Cincinnati, .326; MCarpenter, St. Louis, .322. RUNSCGonzalez, Colorado, 61; MCarpenter, St. Louis, 56; Holliday, St. Louis, 56; Votto, Cincinnati, 54; Choo, Cincinnati, 52; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 50; Fowler, Colorado, 49; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 49. RBIGoldschmidt, Arizona, 65; Phillips, Cincinnati, 60; Craig, St. Louis, 58; CGonzalez, Colorado, 57; Bruce, Cincinnati, 54; PAlvarez, Pittsburgh, 51; Tulowitzki, Colorado, 51. HITSSegura, Milwaukee, 99; YMolina, St. Louis, 95; GParra, Arizona, 94; Votto, Cincinnati, 94; MCarpenter, St. Louis, 92; Craig, St. Louis, 89; Bruce, Cincinnati, 88; CGonzalez, Colorado, 88. DOUBLESYMolina, St. Louis, 25; Bruce, Cincinnati, 24; GParra, Arizona, 24; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 22; Pence, San Francisco, 22; MCarpenter, St. Louis, 21; Howard, Philadelphia, 20; DanMurphy, New York, 20; Posey, San Francisco, 20; Rizzo, Chicago, 20. TRIPLESCGomez, Milwaukee, 8; Segura, Milwaukee, 8; CGonzalez, Colorado, 6; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 6; Span, Washington, 6; Hechavarria, Miami, 5; DWright, New York, 5. HOME RUNSCGonzalez, Colorado, 21; PAlvarez, Pittsburgh, 19; DBrown, Philadelphia, 19; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 19; Bruce, Cincinnati, 18; Beltran, St. Louis, 17; Tulowitzki, Colorado, 16. STOLEN BASESECabrera, San Diego, 31; Segura, Milwaukee, 23; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 22; Revere, Philadelphia, 20; Pierre, Miami, 18; CGomez, Milwaukee, 15; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 15. PITCHINGLynn, St. Louis, 10-1; Zimmermann, Washington, 10-3; Wainwright, St. Louis, 10-5; Corbin, Arizona, 9-0; Marquis, San Diego, 9-2; Lee, Philadelphia, 9-2; Minor, Atlanta, 8-3; JDe La Rosa, Colorado, 8-4; SMiller, St. Louis, 85; Maholm, Atlanta, 8-6. STRIKEOUTSHarvey, New York, 121; Samardzija, Chicago, 115; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 111; Wainwright, St. Louis, 106; SMiller, St. Louis, 101; Latos, Cincinnati, 100; AJBurnett, Pittsburgh, 99. SAVESGrilli, Pittsburgh, 26; Mujica, St. Louis, 21; Kimbrel, Atlanta, 21; RSoriano, Washington, 19; Chapman, Cincinnati, 19; Romo, San Francisco, 18; Street, San Diego, 15. West Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway Texas4432.5796-4W-522-1522-17 Oakland4434.56413-7L-222-1222-22 Seattle3443.4421085-5W-220-1814-25 Los Angeles3343.4341185-5L-320-2313-20 Houston2948.37715136-4L-115-2514-23 East Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway Boston4533.5774-6L-223-1522-18 New York4134.54724-6L-122-1619-18 Baltimore4235.54524-6L-420-1622-19 Tampa Bay4037.519425-5W-222-1618-21 Toronto3837.507539-1L-122-1716-20 East Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway Atlanta4433.5715-5W-125-1119-22 Washington3738.493674-6L-220-1517-23 Philadelphia3640.474785-5L-119-1817-22 New York3042.41711126-4W-114-2316-19 Miami2550.33318196-4W-113-2312-27 Central Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway St. Louis4729.6184-6L-322-1625-13 Pittsburgh4630.60517-3W-425-1321-17 Cincinnati4532.58425-5W-126-1419-18 Chicago3143.41915125-5W-117-2214-21 Milwaukee3143.41915125-5L-118-2113-22 West Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway Arizona4134.5475-5L-121-1620-18 San Fran.3837.507364-6L-124-1514-22 Colorado3938.506364-6W-223-1716-21 San Diego3838.500366-4L-224-1614-22 Los Angeles3242.4328114-6W-219-2013-22 Central Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway Detroit4232.5686-4W-226-1316-19 Cleveland3936.520327-3W-124-1515-21 Kansas City3538.479655-5W-118-1817-20 Minnesota3438.472755-5W-119-1715-21 Chicago3142.4251093-7L-116-1415-28 AMERICAN LEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUE CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEMAJORLEAGUEBASEBALL B2TUESDAY, JUNE25, 2013 Associated PressKANSAS CITY, Mo. George Brett likes to say that hitting was always easier for him to do than say. After all, he was one of the best of his generation of any generation, really. His pursuit of the nearmythical .400 mark during his MVP season of 1980 came up just 10 points short, and to this day remains one of the most spirited cracks at it since Ted Williams reached it in 1941. But for Brett, stepping into the batters box, peering back at a pitcher and then putting the right swing on the ball came naturally. He worked his tail off, of course, but when someone would ask him to explain his sweet swing, he would usually just shrug. It was easier to do than say. Well, now hes getting paid to say rather than do. Hes three weeks into a monthlong experiment as the Kansas City Royals hitting coach, and just like Williams and scores of other greats who have tried to become coaches, Brett is finding results maddeningly slow to show. Ive seen results in batting practice. I want to see them in games, Brett said in an interview with The Associated Press. Ive seen some guys alter their swings a bit, their stances a little bit, and theyve had a little success, which is good. Some guys are working on it and it looks good in BP but it hasnt carried over to a game yet. When it carries over to a game, he added, well be OK. The question that will soon face Brett is whether hell be around to witness it. The Hall of Fame third baseman turned down numerous opportunities to coach over the years, mostly because he didnt want to deal with the daily grind. But he also didnt know whether hed be any good at it, a hard admission for someone who has always excelled in baseball. So even when the Royals reassigned hitting coaches Jack Maloof and Andre David and came calling once more, Brett accepted the interim job with reservations. He told manager Ned Yost and general manager Dayton Moore he would give it a month and see how things were working out. That month is quickly approaching an end and the results so far at least in black-andwhite terms have been modest at best and a humbling disappointment at worst. The Royals were hitting .261 when Brett put on the old No. 5. They were averaging four runs a game, and ranked near the bottom of the American League in just about every statistical category. Since he took over, the team is batting just .247 and scoring about 3.7 runs per game. Their walk rate has improved ever-so slightly, but their power numbers have declined. Theyre hitting fewer home runs and extra-base hits, which is hard to imagine given the lack of power they were already demonstrating during the early part of the season. As an offensive group, we havent come together as a team, Yost acknowledged. Were still trying to take on too much responsibility individually instead of just doing whatever it takes. But that old adage that numbers never lie? Well, Yost believe they can. In just about every relative statistic, the Royals have regressed under Brett, but there are plenty of reasons to explain it. It takes time for changes to take hold. Subtle tweaks to a swing and, more important, a mindset can sometimes take months to reflect in the numbers. In some cases, players have simply reverted to their expected mean. Alex Gordon was hitting .340 when Brett came aboard but is just .152 since, putting his season average of .288 closer to what hed be expected to bat. Lorenzo Cains average has slid from .282 to .262, more in line with what he hit last season. But in players that Brett has worked most closely with, Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas among them, theres been profound improvement. Hosmers average has climbed from .262 to .275, and he is starting to pull the ball more. Moustakas has nudged his average over .200 after hitting .187 prior to Bretts arrival, often crediting his new batting coach with the improvement. Exactly what has Moustakas been told? Our little secret, he said. Associated PressKansas City Royals hitting coach George Brett, right, talks with designated hitter Billy Butler on Friday before a game against the Chicago White Sox at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. Royals Brett still finding his groove as a coach
CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE The injury renewed debate about what can be done to protect pitchers from batted balls. Even after J.A. Happ went through this, we were asked pretty heavily about this topic. I came right out and thought there should be something for us to have the option to do, Cobb said. I dont want it to turn into something where every pitcher on the mound has to wear something. Thats everybodys personal choice, Cobb added. Its one where you want to have a little say-so that if this incident happened again you were able to do everything you could to protect yourself, your future, your family. Cobb, who remained conscious the whole time, said he has experienced nausea, severe headaches that have begun to subside, as well as symptoms of vertigo. Still, he is beginning to feel better each day. Im having my days, the 25-yearold Cobb said. Today has been the best day by far. Cobb said he visited the doctor Monday and was told he is healing quicker than expected. There is still no timetable for him to return to the mound. Thats something you just have to let play out, Rays manager Joe Maddon said before Tampa Bay opened a three-game series against the Blue Jays, who are still without Happ. I dont like to apply finish lines to items that I really have no clue (about). I dont think anybody does, Maddon said. Even if you talk to doctors, Im sure theyre not sure how long its going to take. ... So just let it play out. Hell let us know when hes ready for that next moment, and well take it from there. After initially being reluctant to watch a replay of the line drive, Cobb said he watched it later that night or the following morning. He said he initially thought the injury wasnt that serious, and wanted to get up and walk off the field. It wasnt until after the ambulance ride to the hospital, where he later overheard a nurse talking about, how she couldnt believe this is happening again within a month that he began to think about Happ. When it happened I didnt think it was too big of a deal. ... It didnt sink in for a while, Cobb said. Once I got the CATSCAN going and they told me there was no bleeding inside the brain, from there I was kind of at ease with the whole situation. There has been speculation that Cobb, who is 6-2 with a 3.01 ERA in 13 starts this year, might not pitch again this season. He said that isnt true. Ill be ready to go as soon as my body tells me Im 100 percent, he said. But mentally, theres no doubt in my mind Ill be fine. Its just another challenge. He conceded, though, that it is difficult to imagine what it will be like when he does finally get back on a mound and faces hitters. I dont think thats something you can say until you actually go through it, Cobb said. Id love to sit up here and tell you no, that once I get out there Ill have the mindset that it happened once, its probably a pretty good chance its not going to happen to me again. But Im not going to lie. Ive had some nightmares about how bad it could have been. Its obviously in the back of my mind, but Id like to think I could pitch through it. Toews and Boston alternate captain Patrice Bergeron returned to the lineup after leaving the Blackhawks 3-1 win with injuries on Saturday. Toews scored when he got past Boston defenseman Zdeno Chara along the boards in the neutral zone. Chicagos captain skated up the right side and fired a hard shot from the right faceoff dot that beat goalie Tuukka Rask between his pads. It was Toews second goal in three games. Of Chicagos last 10 goals, Chara was on the ice for nine. Boston right wing Jaromir Jagr was shaken up in the first period. He returned for the second but left the bench, and Tyler Seguin replaced him on the second line with left wing Brad Marchand and center Bergeron. The play that led to Kellys goal began after a faceoff that rookie defenseman Torey Krug rushed in to tip toward a teammate. The puck went to Daniel Paille, standing about 40 feet on the left. He passed to Seguin, who caught the puck with his right glove in the slot and dropped it. Seguin then passed to Kelly, who scored his second goal of the playoffs 7:19 into the game. It came just seven seconds after a whistle stopped a scrum in front of the net that followed an extended period of pressure by the Bruins. Just two minutes after the goal, Chicago had one of its best chances of the period when Michal Frolik skated in with the puck behind the defense and fired a 15-foot drive from the left, but Rask made the save. Boston had another solid chance at 12:24 when Milan Lucic took a 15-foot shot from the slot that Crawford stopped. After having no power plays in Game 5, the Bruins had four failed advantages in the first two periods. With 4:01 left in the first, Shaw was struck in the face by a puck when it deflected off the shaft of his stick after Bostons Shawn Thornton shot it. He lay on the ice before getting up and skating off slowly. Toews was on Chicagos first shift of the game. Bergeron had left Game 5 with an undisclosed injury after playing just 49 seconds in the second period. Five of the last nine Cup finals have gone seven games, including in 2011 when the Bruins overcame a 3-2 series deficit and won their first championship since 1972 by winning Game 6 in Boston and Game 7 in Vancouver. In 2010, Chicago won its first NHL title since 1961 on Patrick Kanes overtime goal in Game 6 against the Philadelphia Flyers. As they did this year, the Blackhawks won Game 5 to take a 3-2 series lead. This years finals were extremely tight, with three of the first five games going to overtime. Chicago won the opener in three overtimes, then Boston won 2-1 in one extra period and 2-0. The Blackhawks regained home-ice advantage with a 6-5 overtime win in a wild Game 4 in Boston before returning home for Saturday nights win. 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WimbledonMonday At The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club London Purse: $34.9 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Grass-Outdoor Singles Men First Round Stephane Robert, France, def. Alejandro Falla, Colombia, 6-3, 7-6 (5), 7-5. Sergiy Stakhovsky, Ukraine, def. Rogerio Dutra Silva, Brazil, 6-4, 6-0, 6-4. Benoit Paire (25), France, def. Adrian Ungur, Romania, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1. Jurgen Melzer, Austria, def. Fabio Fognini (30), Italy, 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-3, 6-2. Roger Federer (3), Switzerland, def. Victor Hanescu, Romania, 6-3, 6-2, 6-0. Marin Cilic (10), Croatia, def. Marcos Baghdatis, Cyprus, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. Jerzy Janowicz (24), Poland, def. Kyle Edmund, Britain, 6-2, 6-2, 6-4. Lukasz Kubot, Poland, def. Igor Andreev, Russia, 6-1, 7-5, 6-2. Julian Reister, Germany, def. Lukas Rosol, Czech Republic, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-4. John Isner (18), United States, def. Evgeny Donskoy, Russia, 6-1, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (3). Guillaume Rufin, France, def. Marinko Matosevic, Australia, 6-1, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3. Mikhail Youzhny (20), Russia, def. Robin Haase, Netherlands, 6-4, 7-5, 7-5. Vasek Pospisil, Canada, def. Marc Gicquel, France, 6-3, 6-2, 7-6 (3). Kenny de Schepper, France, def. Paolo Lorenzi, Italy, 7-6 (6), 6-4, 6-2. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (6), France, def. David Goffin, Belgium, 7-6 (4), 6-4, 6-3. Viktor Troicki, Serbia, def. Janko Tipsarevic (14), Serbia, 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (5). Adrian Mannarino, France, def. Pablo Andujar, Spain, 6-1, 6-2, 6-3. Ernests Gulbis, Latvia, def. Edouard RogerVasselin, France, 7-6 (1), 6-4, 7-5. Dustin Brown, Germany, def. Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, Spain, 6-3, 6-3, 6-3. Andrey Kuznetsov, Russia, def. Albert Montanes, Spain, 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3. Juan Monaco (22), Argentina, def. Bastian Knittel, Germany, 6-4, 6-2, 6-3. Fernando Verdasco, Spain, def. Xavier Malisse, Belgium, 6-7 (5), 6-1, 6-4, 6-3. Radek Stepanek, Czech Republic, def. Matt Reid, Australia, 6-2, 6-2, 6-4. Nicolas Almagro (15), Spain, def. Jurgen Zopp, Estonia, 6-4, 7-6 (2), 7-5. Steve Darcis, Belgium, def. Rafael Nadal (5), Spain, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (8), 6-4. Rajeev Ram, United States, def. Lukas Lacko, Slovakia, 7-5, 6-4, 6-7 (2), 6-2. Nicolas Mahut, France, def. Jan Hajek, Czech Republic, 6-2, 6-4, 6-3. Andy Murray (2), Britain, def. Benjamin Becker, Germany, 6-4, 6-3, 6-2. Julien Benneteau (31), France, def. Tobias Kamke, Germany, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-2. Tommy Robredo (32), Spain, def. Alex Bogomolov Jr., Russia, 6-2, 6-2, 6-4. Yen-hsun Lu, Taiwan, def. James Ward, Britain, 6-7 (4), 6-4, 7-6 (11), 7-6 (4). Lleyton Hewitt, Australia, def. Stanislas Wawrinka (11), Switzerland, 6-4, 7-5, 6-3. Women First Round Ana Ivanovic (12), Serbia, def. Virginie Razzano, France, 7-6 (1), 6-0. Flavia Pennetta, Italy, def. Elena Baltacha, Britain, 6-4, 6-1. Karin Knapp, Italy, def. Lucie Hradecka, Czech Republic, 6-3, 6-4. Eva Birnerova, Czech Republic, def. Varvara Lepchenko (26), United States, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4. Lesia Tsurenko, Ukraine, def. Lara Arruabarrena, Spain, 6-1, 6-3. Eugenie Bouchard, Canada, def. Galina Voskoboeva, Kazakhstan, 5-7, 7-6 (5), 6-4. Alize Cornet (29), France, def. Vania King, United States, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1. Silvia Soler-Espinosa, Spain, def. Misaki Doi, Japan, 1-6, 6-4, 6-1. Lucie Safarova (27), Czech Republic, def. Lauren Davis, United States, 6-4, 6-0. Monica Puig, Puerto Rico, def. Sara Errani (5), Italy, 6-3, 6-2. Victoria Azarenka (2), Belarus, def. Maria Joao Koehler, Portugal, 6-1, 6-2. Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, Croatia, def. Sofia Arvidsson, Sweden, 6-1, 6-4. Hsieh Su-wei, Taiwan, def. Tatjana Maria, Germany, 6-1, 6-0. Vesna Dolonc, Serbia, def. Yanina Wickmayer, Belgium, 3-6, 6-2, 6-4. Carla Suarez Navarro (19), Spain, def. Lourdes Dominguez Lino, Spain, 6-2, 6-2. Camila Giorgi, Italy, def. Samantha Murray, Britain, 6-3, 6-4. Jelena Jankovic (16), Serbia, def. Johanna Konta, Britain, 6-2, 7-5. Sorana Cirstea (22), Romania, def. Stefanie Voegele, Switzerland, 7-5, 7-6 (3). Maria Sharapova (3), Russia, def. Kristina Mladenovic, France, 7-6 (5), 6-3. Michelle Larcher de Brito, Portugal, def. Melanie Oudin, United States, 7-6 (7), 1-6, 6-4. Caroline Wozniacki (9), Denmark, def. Estrella Cabeza Candela, Spain, 6-0, 6-2. Yaroslava Shvedova, Kazakhstan, def. Kiki Bertens, Netherlands, 6-4, 6-3. Ekaterina Makarova (25), Russia, def. Johanna Larsson, Sweden, 6-3, 6-3. Petra Cetkovska, Czech Republic, def. Donna Vekic, Croatia, 6-3, 6-1. Christina McHale, United States, def. Alexa Glatch, United States, 6-4, 6-4. Sloane Stephens (17), United States, def. Jamie Hampton, United States, 6-3, 6-3. Petra Kvitova (8), Czech Republic, def. CoCo Vandeweghe, United States, 6-1, 5-7, 6-4. Andrea Petkovic, Germany, def. Pauline Parmentier, France, 6-3, 6-2. Bojana Jovanovski, Serbia, def. Ajla Tomljanovic, Croatia, 3-6, 6-1, 9-7. Garbine Muguruza, Spain, def. Anne Keothavong, Britain, 6-4, 6-0. Marion Bartoli (15), France, def. Elina Svitolina, Ukraine, 6-3, 7-5. Kirsten Flipkens (20), Belgium, def. Yulia Putintseva, Kazakhstan, 7-5, 6-4. Doubles Men First Round Ivan Dodig, Croatia, and Marcelo Melo (12), Brazil, def. Santiago Giraldo, Colombia, and Michael Russell, United States, 6-3, 7-6 (3), 62. Sanchai and Sonchat Ratiwatana, Thailand, def. Aljaz Bedene and Grega Zemlja, Slovenia, 6-3, 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (3). Paul Hanley and John-Patrick Smith, Australia, def. Philipp Marx, Germany, and Florin Mergea, Romania, 6-3, 1-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4. Nicholas Monroe, United States, and Simon Stadler, Germany, def. Purav Raja and Divij Sharan, India, 6-7 (4), 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. Women First Round Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears (5), United States, def. Shahar Peer, Israel, and Yan Zi, China, 6-4, 6-4. Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua (12), Australia, def. Valeria Solovyeva, Russia, and Maryna Zanevska, Ukraine, 6-2, 7-5.NHL Stanley Cup FinalsChicago 4, Boston 2 Wednesday, June 12: Chicago 4, Boston 3, 3OT Saturday, June 15: Boston 2, Chicago 1, OT Monday, June 17: Boston 2, Chicago 0 Wednesday, June 19: Chicago 6, Boston 5, OT Saturday, June 22: Chicago 3, Boston 1 Monday, June 24: Chicago 3, Boston 2 Stanley Cup Winners 2013 Chicago Blackhawks 2012 Los Angeles Kings 2011 Boston Bruins 2010 Chicago Blackhawks 2009 Pittsburgh Penguins 2008 Detroit Red Wings 2007 Anaheim Ducks 2006 Carolina Hurricanes 2005 Lockout 2004 Tampa Bay Lightning 2003 New Jersey Devils 2002 Detroit Red Wings 2001 Colorado Avalanche 2000 New Jersey Devils 1999 Dallas Stars 1998 Detroit Red Wings 1997 Detroit Red Wings 1996 Colorado Avalanche 1995 New Jersey Devils 1994 New York Rangers 1993 Montreal Canadiens 1992 Pittsburgh Penguins 1991 Pittsburgh Penguins 1990 Edmonton Oilers 1989 Calgary Flames 1988 Edmonton Oilers 1987 Edmonton Oilers 1986 Montreal Canadiens 1985 Edmonton Oilers 1984 Edmonton Oilers 1983 New York Islanders 1982 New York Islanders 1981 New York Islanders 1980 New York Islanders 1979 Montreal Canadiens 1978 Montreal Canadiens 1977 Montreal Canadiens 1976 Montreal Canadiens 1975 Philadelphia Flyers 1974 Philadelphia Flyers 1973 Montreal Canadiens 1972 Boston Bruins 1971 Montreal Canadiens 1970 Boston Bruins 1969 Montreal Canadiens 1968 Montreal Canadiens 1967 Toronto Maple Leafs 1966 Montreal Canadiens 1965 Montreal Canadiens 1964 Toronto Maple Leafs 1963 Toronto Maple Leafs 1962 Toronto Maple Leafs 1961 Chicago Black Hawks 1960 Montreal Canadiens 1959 Montreal Canadiens 1958 Montreal Canadiens 1957 Montreal Canadiens 1956 Montreal Canadiens 1955 Detroit Red Wings 1954 Detroit Red Wings 1953 Montreal Canadiens 1952 Detroit Red Wings 1951 Toronto Maple Leafs 1950 Detroit Red Wings 1949 Toronto Maple Leafs 1948 Toronto Maple Leafs 1947 Toronto Maple Leafs 1946 Montreal Canadiens 1945 Toronto Maple Leafs 1944 Montreal Canadiens 1943 Detroit Red Wings 1942 Toronto Maple Leafs 1941 Boston Bruins 1940 New York Rangers 1939 Boston Bruins 1938 Chicago Black Hawks 1937 Detroit Red Wings 1936 Detroit Red Wings 1935 Montreal Maroons 1934 Chicago Black Hawks 1933 New York Rangers 1932 Toronto Maple Leafs 1931 Montreal Canadiens 1930 Montreal Canadiens 1929 Boston Bruins 1928 New York Rangers 1927 Ottawa Senators 1926 Montreal Maroons 1925 Victoria Cougars 1924 Montreal Canadiens 1923 Ottawa Senators 1922 Toronto St. Patricks 1921 Ottawa Senators 1920 Ottawa Senators 1919 No decision-x 1918 Toronto Arenas x-The series between Montreal and Seattle was called off because of an influenza epidemic. NASCARSprint Cup Leaders Through June 23 Points 1, Jimmie Johnson, 573. 2, Carl Edwards, 548. 3, Clint Bowyer, 528. 4, Kevin Harvick, 510. 5, Matt Kenseth, 481. 6, Greg Biffle, 479. 7, Dale Earnhardt Jr., 479. 8, Kyle Busch, 461. 9, Brad Keselowski, 454. 10, Martin Truex Jr., 453. 11, Kasey Kahne, 445. 12, Paul Menard, 445. 13, Jeff Gordon, 441. 14, Joey Logano, 439. 15, Tony Stewart, 433. 16, Aric Almirola, 428. 17, Kurt Busch, 425. 18, Ryan Newman, 418. 19, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., 406. 20, Jeff Burton, 403. Money 1, Jimmie Johnson, $5,178,970. 2, Kyle Busch, $3,398,265. 3, Matt Kenseth, $3,311,596. 4, Kevin Harvick, $3,187,498. 5, Brad Keselowski, $3,165,460. 6, Dale Earnhardt Jr., $3,063,463. 7, Carl Edwards, $3,006,084. 8, Tony Stewart, $2,765,804. 9, Martin Truex Jr., $2,764,774. 10, Jeff Gordon, $2,760,254. 11, Joey Logano, $2,705,252. 12, Clint Bowyer, $2,695,506. 13, Ryan Newman, $2,637,791. 14, Kasey Kahne, $2,620,733. 15, Greg Biffle, $2,602,789. 16, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., $2,568,474. 17, Aric Almirola, $2,435,172. 18, Kurt Busch, $2,416,058. 19, Juan Pablo Montoya, $2,321,698. 20, Jamie McMurray, $2,299,813. Major League Baseball National League FAVORITELINEUNDERDOGLINE at Wash.-130Arizona+120 at Milwaukee-150Chicago+140 at LA-135San Francisco+125 at San Diego-130Philadelphia+120 American League Texas-115at New York+105 at Baltimore-130Cleveland+120 at Detroit-130Los Angeles+120 at Tampa Bay-135Toronto+125 Interleague at Miami-130Minnesota+120 at Boston-165Colorado+155 Atlanta-110at Kansas City+100 St. Louis-135at Houston+125 at Chic. (AL)-150New York (NL)+140 at Oakland-125Cincinnati+115 Pittsburgh-125at Seattle+115 BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLESOptioned RHP Freddy Garcia to Norfolk (IL). Recalled RHP Kevin Gausman from Norfolk. CLEVELAND INDIANSSent RHPs Brett Myers and Blake Wood to Mahoning Valley (NYP) for rehab assignments. Optioned RHP Carlos Carrasco to Columbus (IL). Recalled LHP T.J. House from Columbus. HOUSTON ASTROSOptioned INF Marwin Gonzalez to Oklahoma City (PCL). Released LHP Wade LeBlanc. LOS ANGELES ANGELSAgreed to terms with LHP Hunter Green on a minor league contract. MINNESOTA TWINSOptioned LHP Pedro Hernandez to Rochester (IL). OAKLAND ATHLETICSOptioned RHP Dan Straily to Sacramento (PCL). SEATTLE MARINERSAgreed to terms with SS Tyler Smith on a minor league contract. National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKSOptioned LHP Joe Paterson to Reno (PCL). SAN DIEGO PADRESRecalled LHP Tommy Layne from Tucson (PCL). Optioned RHP Miles Mikolas to Tucson. SAN FRANCISCO GIANTSOptioned INF Nick Noonan and RHP Jean Machi to Fresno (PCL). Reinstated 3B Pablo Sandoval from the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP George Kontos from Fresno. FOOTBALL National Football League NFLSuspended Indianapolis WR LaVon Brazill and New York Giants WR Brandon Collins for four games each for violating the leagues substance-abuse policy. DETROIT LIONSSigned S Chris Hope. Released WR Brian Robiskie. Florida LOTTERY Here are the winning numbers selected Monday in the Florida Lottery: Players should verify winning numbers by calling 850-487-7777 or at www.flalottery.com.Sundays winning numbers and payouts: Fantasy 5: 5 7 12 24 35 5-of-52 winners$88,113.47 4-of-5326$87 3-of-58,962$8.50 CASH 3 (early) 6 4 3 CASH 3 (late) 5 2 9 PLAY 4 (early) 2 1 7 9 PLAY 4 (late) 2 8 7 4 FANTASY 5 21 25 27 31 36SCOREBOARDTUESDAY, JUNE25, 2013 B3 Malibu fight involving Pippen investigatedMALIBU, Calif. Former Chicago Bulls star Scottie Pippen was questioned Monday about his weekend fight with an autograph-seeker that left the man hospitalized with a head injury. Pippen came in voluntarily to a Los Angeles County sheriffs substation after he was named as a suspect in the altercation outside Nobu restaurant, a celebrity hangout on the beach in Malibu. He spoke to police for about an hour and was released pending further investigation. Hes being cooperative, sheriffs spokesman Steve Whitmore said. The unidentified victim was inside the restaurant taking photos as Pippen dined with his family Sunday evening, sheriffs Capt. Patrick Davoren said. When Pippen went outside to the parking lot, the man continued taking pictures and sought the Hall of Famers autograph, Davoren said. An argument ensued that led to the violence, investigators said. The man was taken to a hospital with a head injury and was treated and released. Investigators were interviewing several witnesses to determine whether Pippen should be charged with assault with intent to commit great bodily harm. The 47-year-old Pippen won six NBA titles with Michael Jordan and the Bulls and in 1996 was named one of the NBAs 50 greatest players. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010.Russia to send Olympic torch into spaceSOCHI, Russia The Olympic torch has gone underwater at the Great Barrier Reef, flown on the Concorde and traveled on the back of a camel. Now Russia is taking the torch to new heights space. As part of a four-month torch relay ahead of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, the torch will make its first trip into space using a Soyuz TMA-11M manned spaceship provided by the Russian Federal Space Agency, organizers said Monday. Russian cosmonauts Sergei Ryazansky and Oleg Kotov will take the Olympic torch on a spacewalk. Nobody has done this before, said Dmitry Chernyshenko, head of Sochis organizing committee. The spacewalk by two Russian cosmonauts with the Sochi 2014 Olympic torch will be an historic moment in the history of the Olympic torch relay. The torch will be unlit for safety reasons during its visit to space in November.Kelly says no chemo, radiation necessaryBUFFALO, N.Y. Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly said he has been told by doctors that he wont need to undergo chemotherapy or radiation treatment after having surgery to remove cancerous cells in his jaw. The former Buffalo Bills star made the announcement at his football camp in Buffalo on Monday and his comments were posted on the Bills website. Kelly said he found out the news on Wednesday. He said he had the left side of his jaw and the teeth on that side of his mouth removed in surgery on June 7. He was released from the hospital three days later. He said hes scheduled for a follow-up with doctors in two months to see if the cancer stays away.From wire reports SPORTS BRIEFS
B4TUESDAY, JUNE25, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESPORTS proud of me, I think. Darcis said he didnt know whether Nadal was injured, or was just troubled by the grass conditions. Not the day to talk about these kind of things, Nadal said. I am confident that I will have a good recovery and be ready for the next tournaments. Darcis finished the match in style, serving his 13th ace as Nadal failed to chase the ball. Darcis is the lowest ranked player to beat Nadal at any tournament since Joachim Johansson ranked No. 690 defeated the Spaniard in 2006 in Stockholm. Gustavo Kuerten, in 1997, was the last reigning French Open champion to lose in the first round at Wimbledon. Nadal was coming off his eighth championship at the French Open this month. But on this day he never looked like the player who has won 12 Grand Slam titles and established himself as one of the greatest players of his generation. Last year, Nadal was ousted in the second round by 100th-ranked Lukas Rosol, a match that finished under the closed roof of Centre Court. After that loss, Nadal took the rest of the year off to recover from the knee problem, missing the U.S. Open and Australian Open. Since returning to action this year, he had made it to the finals of all nine tournaments he entered, winning seven. After winning the French Open, Nadal pulled out of a grass-court tuneup in Halle, Germany. He came to Wimbledon without any serious grass-court preparation. The opponent played well, Nadal said. I had my chances. I didnt make it. So in grass (its) difficult to adapt yourself, to adapt your game. When you dont have the chance to play before, I didnt have that chance this year, is tougher. I didnt find my rhythm. Ten years after his first Wimbledon championship, Federer opened play on Centre Court as defending champion and looked right as home as he dismantled Victor Hanescu of Romania 6-3, 6-2, 6-0. This was a grass-court clinic lasting 68 minutes. Federer had 32 winners, seven aces and just six unforced errors. He won 90 percent of the points when he put his first serve in. When his serve is clicking, Federer usually is unbeatable. On this day, he won his first 15 service points and 24 out of the first 25. Im happy to get out of there early and quickly, Federer said. So it was a perfect day. Last year, Federer equaled Pete Sampras and William Renshaw with seven Wimbledon titles. He is now contending to become the first man to win the tournament eight times, which would bring his total of Grand Slam titles to 18. Federer came out wearing a white collared jacket with orange trim, then quickly got down to business. He never faced a break point and broke six times. Federer has a habit of making things look easy. And so it was in the opening game when, stranded at the net, he reached behind him for a reflex forehand volley that landed in for a winner. In the third set, Federer lifted a perfect backhand lob over the 6-foot-6 Hanescu for a break and a 5-0 lead. Another Wimbledon champion, 2002 winner Lleyton Hewitt, displayed his grasscourt prowess by upending 11th-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka 6-4, 7-5, 6-3. In a match that finished in fading light on Court 1, the 32-year-old Australian fell to his knees at the baseline, then jumped and pumped his fist as if he had just won the tournament. Playing his 15th consecutive Wimbledon and his 57th Grand Slam overall, Hewitt has bounced back from various injuries and reached the semifinals at Queens Club to serve notice he is still dangerous. I know that I can still play the game, he said. I compete against the best guys. I play well in the big tournaments. Thats why Im still playing. Murray, the U.S. Open champion who again tries to become the first British man to win the trophy since Fred Perry in 1936, got off to a strong start with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 win over Benjamin Becker of Germany. It was a tough start for me. He is a very good grass player, Murray said. I was ready and to win in three sets was a good start. Theres always nerves at the start of a Grand Slam and Im glad to get it out of the way and hopefully I can improve as it goes on. It was Murrays first match on Centre Court since he beat Federer on the grass for the gold medal at last years London Olympics a month after losing to Federer in the Wimbledon final. The two could meet in the semifinals this year. The weather was mostly cloudy but dry for the beginning of the two-week championships. Among those in the Royal Box were former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice and Pippa Middleton, the younger sister of Prince Williams wife, Kate. In womens play, there was an early upset as fifth-seeded Sara Errani was eliminated by Puerto Rican teenager Monica Puig 6-3, 6-2. Puig slugged 38 winners in overwhelming Errani in the first match on Court 18. The 19-year-old Puig, playing her first grass-court tournament as a pro, completely outplayed the Italian veteran with her hard-hitting baseline game. Puig said she has been building on a recent run of success, including a thirdround showing at the French Open. Definitely pulling off some big career wins and not being afraid to close out matches, which was my problem at the beginning of the year, she said. Finally just having the confidence to close them out. In other womens matches, secondseeded Victoria Azarenka overcame a right knee injury from a scary fall beating Maria Joao Koehler of Portugal 6-1, 6-2. Azarenka screamed in pain after slipping and falling at the baseline in the second game of the second set. She sobbed on court and received medical treatment. Playing the rest of the match with a heavy wrap on her right knee, Azarenka limped noticeably but managed to win comfortably against an opponent making her Wimbledon debut. I was in such pain at the beginning, it wouldnt let go, Azarenka said. I think it calmed down. Third-seeded Maria Sharapova, the 2004 Wimbledon champion, came through a first-set tiebreaker and beat 37th-ranked Kristina Mladenovic of France 7-6 (5), 6-3. Other womens winners Monday included No. 9 Caroline Wozniacki, No. 12 Ana Ivanovic and No. 16 Jelena Jankovic. Advancing among the men were No. 6 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, No. 10 Marin Cilic, No. 15 Nicolas Almagro and No. 18 John Isner. Janko Tiparevic, seeded No. 14, lost to fellow Serb Viktor Troicki, 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (5). WIMBLEDONContinued from Page B1 Associated PressLleyton Hewitt reacts Monday as he beats Stanislas Wawrinka during their mens first round singles match in Wimbledon, London. Associated PressFrances Dimitri Foulquier, left, and the United States Mario Rodriguez challenge for the ball Monday during an Under-20 World Cup Group A soccer match in Istanbul, Turkey. The teams tied 1-1. Associated PressISTANBUL The United States improved its chances of reaching the knockout stage of the Under-20 World Cup, tying France 1-1 Monday on an 85thminute goal by substitute Daniel Cuevas. I feel like they were confused, Cuevas said. They couldnt get the ball out and luckily it took a bounce my way and I got to push it in. With France and Spain having won their openers, the U.S. needs a victory in its final match against Ghana to advance outright. But it could still advance as one of the four best third-place teams. Our team is very united and we are always together and pushing forward, Cuevas said. If things dont go our way, we keep trying and keep trying until they do. Luckily we got the tie. Spain beat Ghana 1-0 in a lackluster match on Monday. In the other early game in Group B, Nigeria defeated Cuba 3-0, with Aminu Umar scoring twice in four minutes. France appeared set to beat the Americans win and advance after Yaya Sanogo scored his second goal of the tournament. His penalty in the 48th minute came after Dimitri Foulquier was sideswiped by Americas Javan Torre in the penalty area. I dont think we had a great control of the game tonight, France coach Pierre Mankowski said. It feels a bit strange because the U.S. team was hardly dangerous. But they had situations they should have never had. We conceded a penalty and a free-kick, which led to their goal. The U.S., which lost its opening match to Spain, had few chances and missed those it did have the worst when Luis Gils penalty was easily saved in the 65th. But the Americans grew more confident toward the end and it paid off when Cuevas pounced on a loose ball in the penalty area. Our team is very united and we are always together and pushing forward, Cuevas said. If things dont go our way, we keep trying and keep trying until they do. Luckily we got the tie. U.S. coach Tab Ramos was a little disappointed with the lackluster play early on but happy to come away with a draw. In a game like today we should have gotten all three points, he said. At the end of the day, it was great courage, effort by our team. US ties France 1-1 in Under-20 World Cup Heat celebrate title Associated PressMIAMI The last piece of confetti had landed, the Miami Heat championship celebration was officially over and many in the crowd of revelers were starting to make their way to the exits. Players and coaches remained on the stage. They were in no hurry to leave. Every member of the NBA champions stood and watched a giant video board play highlights of Miamis march through the playoffs, from LeBron James MVP-caliber plays on both ends to Ray Allens season-saving 3-pointer in Game 6 of the NBA Finals and countless moments in between. Its a special group, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. You know what? This season started over nine months ago with that trip to China and we were able to experience so many cool things together in the regular season. But at times, it just seems to be going by so fast. So maybe thats why the Heat arent ready to stop celebrating this title just yet. With an estimated 400,000 people lining the downtown Miami streets, the Heat held their parade and an in-arena rally afterward Monday. James stood atop a double-decker bus with a cigar in his mouth for the parade. Shane Battier blew kisses to the crowd, Dwyane Wade raised three fingers aloft and Chris Andersen flapped his arms in a nod to his Birdman moniker. Its the ultimate, James told Sun Sports, the Heat broadcast partner. Its the ultimate. This is what I came down here, to be able to have a parade at the end of the year. Im extremely blessed, man. It doesnt get any better than this. Several players held super-soaker squirt guns and sprayed water on fans, confetti dotted the streets, and horns honked from all directions. Heat managing general partner Micky Arison and team president Pat Riley stood in the front of one bus, while Spoelstra his championship cap turned backward waved and clapped at fans. Miami parties better than any city in the world, Spoelstra said. But it took nine months, nine months of incredible sacrifice, not only by these men right here but everybody in our organization, grinding it out every single day, ups and downs, highs and lows. And to have a culmination like Game 7 in front of all of you here is incredible. Wade said that without the fans, Miami wouldnt have found a way to win the title. Its humbling. Its very humbling to be here, Wade said, gazing out at the enormous crowd. I envision a lot of things. I cant say I envisioned this. This parade down Biscayne Boulevard was once a vision by Coach Riley and now weve taken this ride three times. Its special. When Riley got hired by the Heat, he talked at his introductory news conference about his vision of a parade down Biscayne Boulevard. It took Riley until 2006 to deliver on that hope, but now with three parades in eight seasons, the Heat are getting used to these celebrations. Their names are going to be respected and honored, Riley said. And thats all we have. All we have is the name on the front of the shirt, which is the Heat, and the name on the back of the shirt. And thats why we play. Miami became the sixth franchise in NBA history to win consecutive championships, after topping the San Antonio Spurs in this years finals for the third title overall for the Heat franchise, needing a Game 7 to get it done. Wade and Udonis Haslem a Miami native who said this is what its all about are the only players to be part of all three titles, and Wade insisted Monday that the city is going to be his home now for good. This is my home. Theyve treated me well since day one, Wade said. Ill be here for probably the rest of my life in this amazing city. I thank the Miamians for accepting me as one of their own. Associated PressMiami Heat small forward LeBron James waves to fans after speaking Monday during a celebration at the American Airlines Arena in Miami.
It is not uncommon for people to think that it is just a skin cancer, do not worry. In their opinion, all skin cancers are curable and so why worry. This is not true. Most skin cancers are basal cell, squamous cell or melanoma. The first two are curable with surgery in all but advanced cases. That is not true for melanoma. Melanoma has a high risk of spreading to distant organs and if it spreads, it becomes incurable. Until now, there were very few advances in melanoma not anymore. Two new drugs were approved in the latter part of May this year. At the ASCO conference, another advance was posted: Adding a growth factor to the immune-stimulating drug ipilimumab significantly improved overall survival in patients with metastatic melanoma. GM-CSF is often given to stimulate or prime the immune system in patients who are undergoing chemotherapy. Ipilimumab removes the brakes on the immune systems attack on melanoma. The study consisted of 245 patients with metastatic melanoma. They were randomized to receive either ipilimumab alone or in combination of GM-CSF. The median overall survival for the combination treatment was 17.5 months versus 12.7 months for ipilimumab alone. This was statistically significant. Patients treated with the combination were 36 percent less likely to die than those treated with ipilimumab alone. The beauty was that combination treatment had fewer side effects and still it improved survival. Thus, this was the best of both worlds. Both these drugs are FDA approved and are available for use in the USA. Another study in melanoma, an investigational immune therapy was safe and well tolerated in patients with advanced melanoma. The drug called lambrolizumab had a 38 percent response rate and several patients saw their tumors disappear. This drug looks very promising. The drug, which is aimed at reviving the immune response to cancer, also appeared to yield long-lasting responses. The drug is the second entry in a class that is attracting increasing interest. It blocks a pathway in immune checkpoint. This renders tumor cells immune to the attack of bodys own immune mechanism. In short, a few years ago, we had no good drug in the treatment of melanoma. Today, at least four drugs have been approved and many more are in HEALTH& LIFE Section CTUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE So you know: T he information contained in the Health & Life section is not intended to cover all possible directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects and is not intended to replace consultation with a physician. Dr. Sunil GandhiCANCER & BLOOD DISEASE Dr. C. Joseph BennettNAVIGATING CANCER Ear, Nose and Throat/ C4 Sound Bites/C3 Power of Lifestyle/ C4 000F9BM Inside: Advances in melanoma drug research a bright spot Dont you hate it? You put your makeup on then walk outside in the summer heat and humidity and it all melts off. Whats a girl to do? Here are some tips to keep your summer face on and looking good, even on the hottest days of summer.NANCYKENNEDY Staff writerThis is the best thing Ive found for oily skin, especially living in Florida, said Crystal Price, esthetician at Suncoast Dermatology in Lecanto. The papers contain tinted mineral powder, so as you blot the oil from your face, youre applying or replacing a thin layer of foundation. Just as the name implies, tinted moisturizers are lotions or creams that contain pigment that evens out your skin tone. Make your own by combining a bit of liquid foundation with a few drops of your favorite moisturizer for sheer coverage. BB stands for beauty balm or blemish balm and, depending on the brand and formula, is a combination of moisturizer, sun screen, primer and foundation, as well as anti-aging, anti-acne and skin-brightening properties. It comes out of the tube as a white cream and adjusts to your skin color. Wear it as foundation. Good quality mineral makeup stays on your face until you take it off. However, it can look heavy during the summer when you want your face to appear more natural. One trick to create a more sheer foundation is to mix mineral foundation with a colorless mineral finishing powder (two-thirds foundation to one-third finishing powder). Wear an eye moisturizer and apply it twice a day, Price said. I also recommend every woman wear eye concealer, under the eyes and even Rice papers Tinted moisturizers Mineral makeup Eye care BB cream See FACE/ Page C3 See GANDHI/ Page C3Cigarette smoke is linked to diabetesOver the years, I have discussed the dangers associated with smoking, not only to the smoker, but to those around you who inhale secondhand smoke. And in many cases, to the unborn child of many women that I see who continue to smoke during pregnancy. Now, aside from the cancer risk, there is new scientific information linking second hand smoke to a higher risk of developing diabetes. Secondhand smoke exposure, in childhood or adulthood, is associated with an increased rate of type 2 diabetes in women, according to a study recently published in Diabetes Care. Researchers from the National Institute of Public Health in Mexico City analyzed data from 37,343 French women participating in a European study who had never smoked and were free of Type 2 diabetes, cancer or cardiovascular disease at the initiation of this study in 1992. The correlation between childhood and adult secondhand smoke exposure and type 2 diabetes was then assessed in this large population of women with a very long followup of the study participants. From 1992 to 2007, the researchers identified and validated 795 cases of women developing type 2 diabetes. Compared with women with See BENNETT/ Page C3
STEPHENSINGER Associated PressHARTFORD, Conn. For jet engine maker Pratt & Whitney, a longsimmering dispute over worker illnesses was settled by a massive 11-year study that found no elevated risk of brain cancer at its plants. But for dead workers relatives who first raised concerns years ago, the matter is far from closed. Their next step hasnt been decided, and the choices are limited. Matt Shafner, a New London lawyer who represents families, said more than 90 workers compensation claims have been filed. But he wont move forward until an independent review of the study is completed, he said. Its not over, said Carol Shea, whose husband, John Shea, worked at Pratt & Whitneys North Haven plant for 35 years and died of brain cancer in 2000 at age 56. Some relatives of workers who died of brain cancer a decade or more ago are dissatisfied with the study, saying it failed to prove that the deaths of their loved ones were part of a broader problem. Todd Atcherson, whose father, Charles Atcherson, died in 1998 after working at Pratt & Whitney for about 25 years, said the enormous scope of the study health and work records of more than 200,000 employees were reviewed fail to explain the deaths of his father and a small group of other workers at the North Haven plant. They skewed out the numbers so far, they lost focus of five people who worked in the same site and all died, he said. Shea said she believes the researchers are way off. I couldnt believe they couldnt come up with anything, she said. The study, released last month, was launched in response to the perception of an unusual occurrence of glioblastoma, a common and aggressive malignant brain tumor, at the North Haven plant. It found the incidence rates of glioblastoma at the site werent related to workplace exposures. The environment at the plant featured a blue haze, a product of aerosol generated from metalworking fluids during fast, hot grinding. The study, which examined seven other Pratt & Whitney plants in Connecticut, found no statistically significant elevations in the rate of cancer among workers. Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and University of Illinois at Chicago said they identified 723 workers diagnosed with tumors between 1976 and 2004 at the subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. The tumors were malignant, benign or unspecified and included 277 cases of brain cancer. Of those, 167 were at Pratt & Whitneys East Hartford site and 57 at North Haven, though North Haven workers were at greater risk of having brain cancer, the study said. But following a study of the North Haven plant, researchers said they couldnt conclude that the environment or exposures were related to the overall elevations in brain cancer. Gary Marsh, the University of Pittsburgh researcher who led the study, said that he understands family members frustrations but that the study is conclusive and definitive. Lets face it: Brain cancer is a terrible disease and anyone who suffers from it or had a loved one suffer from it wants to know why they got that disease, he said. We looked at everything conceivable as a possible cause of brain cancer. Ray Hernandez, a spokesman for Pratt & Whitney, said the company is satisfied with the studys conclusions and considers the matter closed. Since we are confident in the scientific rigor of this comprehensive study, we think it provides the best possible information about this issue, he said in an emailed statement. The study found no connection between brain cancer and the workplace and researchers found no patterns or trends of other causes of death suggestive of a workplace relationship, Hernandez said. In Connecticut, Pratt & Whitney over the years has shut down all but its Middletown and East Hartford plants. Manufacturing processes from decades ago have been transformed and havent recently raised safety issues. A few family members said they are wary of the study because it was commissioned by Pratt & Whitney at a cost of $12 million. The university researchers worked independently of Pratt & Whitney and the state Department of Public Health established an advisory group to review the progress, methods and other aspects of the study and address concerns about the studys independence. John DeLeone, a grinding machine operator at the North Haven plant from 1984 until it closed in 2002, said workers suspected that chemicals specific to that plant were lethal. He criticized the study, which was launched in 2002 in response to concerns about employee deaths at North Haven, for being overly broad rather than focusing on that plant. It seemed that only people who got sick were those who transferred from North Haven, he said. Marsh said the study adds to the body of knowledge of occupational health, used by researchers and relevant to other jet engine manufacturers, such as General Electric Co. and Rolls Royce, he said. We concluded there is no evidence of elevated health risks of this population. Thats a good thing to know, he said. But Debra Belancik, the Machinists unions safety and health representative, said the study doesnt bring any closure at all. All this work we did, all the high rates, all the funerals and wakes I went to, it kind of bothered me a little bit, she said.C2TUESDAY, JUNE25, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEHEALTH & LIFE Now Accepting New Patients Inverness 3733 E Gulf to Lake Hwy 341-5520 Homomsassa 7991 S Suncoast Blvd 382-8282 Citrus Springs 10489 N Florida Ave. 489-2486 Alistair Co, MD Family Practice Maria Villacastin, ARNP Shiela Villacastin, ARNP Alexander Villacastin, ARNP Alex Villacastin, MD Catherine Sembrano-Navarro, MD Lawrence Stawkowski PA Same Day Appointments Available! 000FA6H We Practice Old Fashioned Medicine The Modern Way Half an hour to prepare for guests? Some tips Families skeptical of Pratt cancer study findings MELISSARAYWORTH Associated PressSummer is the season of inviting friends over for impromptu barbecues and lastminute, casual get-togethers. That means its also the season of cringing when you realize your house is in no condition to be seen by the guests who will be arriving any minute now. On summer evenings, my husband will invite people over after golf, says interior designer Mallory Mathison. Hell call and say, Well all be there in 30 minutes. Thats when she begins rushing around, quickly prepping their home for the soon-to-arrive guests. Whats the best way to use that half hour or so before the doorbell rings to get even the messiest home party-ready? Try breaking it down like this: 10 MINUTES OF CLEANING Most people dont mind clutter, says Evette Rios, a lifestyles blogger and a correspondent on ABCs The Chew. But they mind grime. So focus on wiping surfaces in your kitchen and bathrooms. Then grab an old sock or pair of pantyhose and use that to quickly dust surfaces in your living room and dining room. Save time by only cleaning the rooms guests will enter, suggests Donna Smallin, founder of unclutter.com. And dont feel obligated to give anyone a fullscale tour of your home. Got dishes in the sink? Theres no time to wash them, so Smallin suggests keeping an empty bin available for stashing dirty dishes under your sink. Or stash them in the oven, assuming you wont use it during the party. (Just be sure to pull them out and wash them the following morning.) Rios points out that having your dishwasher empty when the party is over will be helpful. But dont hesitate to fill it with dirty dishes if necessary. If you have carpets, a minute of quick vacuuming in major traffic areas can make a difference, Rios says, especially if you sprinkle on a bit of carpet deodorizer. 10 MINUTES HIDING CLUTTER Walk through all the rooms where guests will be and collect any clutter in an empty laundry basket, Smallin says. Stash the basket in a bedroom and close the door. If all that household clutter is collected in one place, it will be easier the next day to deal with it all and not lose track of anything. Once major clutter has been removed, Smallin says, go through the rooms and stack remaining items neatly. Magazines look much better in a neat stack, for example, than in a messy pile. Pay attention to your homes entryway, which makes a first impression, and to areas where guests will spend the most time. If you work on your homes clutter hot-spots in advance, improving the way you handle things like junk mail and other items that pile up, youll have less to deal with before a lastminute party, Smallin says. 10 MINUTES OF FINISHING TOUCHES Scenting your space is fast, easy and has a huge impact, says Rios. She suggests placing a drop of lemon-scented oil or vanilla extract on light bulbs, then turning them on. The warmth will spread the scent throughout your home. Mathison suggests lighting a few candles for their scent and flickering party atmosphere. Other ways to add a fresh scent: Rios likes to tuck scented fabric softener sheets (the kind made for use in a clothes dryer) underneath couch cushions or inside throw pillows. If you have a kitchen garbage disposal, she suggests dropping slices of lemon or lime into it and running it for just a moment. Mathison recommends gathering a few small potted plants together in a basket or filling a basket with cuttings from your garden. It makes an instant centerpiece for a dining table, whether it includes flowers or just fresh greenery. Then, scan your refrigerator and pantry for things to serve (if you havent already sent a family member to the store). Its fine to be preparing and putting out food and drinks after your guests have arrived, but its best to do the initial what am I going to serve? scrambling without an audience. Mathison always keeps a few blocks of cheese and some thinly sliced prosciutto on hand, as well as a dessert thats ready to serve. She also suggests keeping extra drinks (bottled water, soft drinks, and wine or beer) on hand, preferably chilling in a spare refrigerator in your basement or garage. Lastly, Mathison says, take 30 seconds to brush your hair, breathe deeply, and lighten your mood after rushing around cleaning and preparing. Guests will pick up on your stress, she says, so let it go before they arrive. ONCE GUESTS ARRIVE If entertaining outside is an option, usher guests outside quickly, Mathison says. Its much easier to de-clutter and clean up a patio or deck than to tidy up your whole house. Smallin suggests keeping a pretty basket filled all summer long with good-quality paper plates, plastic utensils and serving plates. When guests ask how they can help, ask them to carry the basket outside and set the table while you finish preparing food. Then, simply have fun. Life is messy, Smallin says. Just focus on the friendships and dont judge yourself. Your guests probably arent judging you. Associated PressSimple touches like a vase filled with a fresh cutting from your garden shown here can bring a party atmosphere to your deck or patio in minutes. And keeping chilled drinks on hand makes it even easier to welcome last-minute guests.
Ihad surgery to remove a cataract from my left eye this week. WOW! What a difference in my vision. Ive been developing cataracts in both eyes over the past ten years or so. Dr. Montgomery, my ophthalmologist, told me a few years ago that I would need surgery some day because they were getting more dense, but that there was no urgency about it. I asked when it would be needed, and he told me ld be the one to let him know when it was time. If theyre not bothering you, he said, we dont need to do surgery. The lens of the eye is a remarkable structure. Located towards the front of the eye, but behind the iris, It is shaped a bit like a tiny, clear, flexible football. It is totally transparent to let light through to the retina of the eye. The elasticity of the lens is important, allowing the lens to change its elliptical shape to a rounder, more globular shape to change its refractive power. This allows the eye to accommodate from far to near vision as needed. Over time, the lens loses some of its flexibility, so that by middle age it doesnt accommodate as well as before. Thats when many people need to start wearing glasses to help refract light through the eye properly. By then, the lens needs this refractory help to let light hit the retina at the best focal length. Another problem that often happens is that the lens begins to become cloudy, letting less light pass through to the retina. This cataract formation can begin at any age, but its most common as one gets older. Besides age, other risk factors for cataracts include diabetes, smoking, excess alcohol intake, high meat consumption, hypertension, and high exposure to ultraviolet light. The lens is a living part of the body, so its not surprising that lifestyle factors affect its health. Needing both hydration and nutrition, the lens is bathed and nourished by the aqueous humor a clear fluid constantly being replenished as it circulates inside the eyes. This is one way that the condition of the lens is correlated with ones overall health. During the past year I noticed increasing problems with my vision. Even with my glasses on, I needed bright light to read newspaper print, and smaller print was blurred. There also seemed to be a permanent haze in the atmosphere. For a time, I wondered if climate change might be responsible for this constant haze, but I finally realized that the problem was within me. I had reached the point of needing eye surgery. When Dr. Montgomery examined my eyes, he agreed. He scheduled me for cataract extractions and intra-ocular lens implants of both eyes. I had the left eye operation a few days ago, with the right eye to be done one week later. When he took the patch off my left eye the morning after surgery, the improved clarity of my vision amazed me. The atmospheric haze had gone away, colors were brighter, and everything looked really clear. As Im writing now in the week between surgeries, the difference in vision between the two eyes is dramatic. If I close my left eye to see the world through my right eye with its cataract, my world view is hazy, dull, and blurred. When I close my right eye, the view through my left eye and its new intra-ocular lens is bright and clear. If I look through both eyes, the clear view is what I see. What a beautiful world we live in and what a difference ones viewpoint makes.Ed Dodge, M.D., MPH, is a retired physician now living in Texas. Visit his website, www.thepoweroflifestyle.com. HEALTH& LIFECITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, JUNE25, 2013 C3 000EQDF ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE ADVANCED HEALTH Horn, Roy A. DC FIAMA 9030 W. Fort Island Trail, Ste. 10A, Crystal River . . . . 352-563-2597 ASSISTED LIVING SUPERIOR RESIDENCES OF LECANTO MEMORY CARE 4865 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy., Lecanto . . . . . . . . 352-746-5483 SUNFLOWER SPRINGS ASSISTED LIVING COMMUNITY 8733 W. Yulee Drive, Homosassa . . . . 352-621-8017 CARDIOLOGY CITRUS CARDIOLOGY CONSULTANTS PA Attanti, Srinivas MD FACC Delfin, Luis MD FACC Gonzalez, Javier M MD FACC Kannam, Hari MD Miryala, Vinod MD FACC Nerello, Nishant MD Pasupuleti, Suman MD Rivero, Abel MD Saluck, Brian H. DO FACC FACOI Stark, Stephen H. MD FACC Trigo, Gisela MD FACC Walker, Dennis J. MD 760 S.E. 5th Terrace, Crystal River . . . . 352-795-4165 308 W. Highland Blvd., Inverness . . . . . . 352-726-8353 211 S. Osceola Ave., Inverness . . . . . . 352-726-8353 601 E. Dixie Ave., Medical Plaza 101, Leesburg . . . . . . 352-315-0627 910 Old Camp Road, Bldg. 210, Lake Sumter Professional Plaza, The Villages . . . . 352-751-3356 DENTAL CHRISTIE DENTAL OF MEADOWCREST Beckton, Tedra DMD Tran, Hang DMD 6015 W. Nordling Loop, Crystal River . . . . 877-290-2818 CITRUS HILLS DENTAL ASSOCIATES Davila, Alexa DMD Davila, Jose DDS 2460 N. Essex Ave., Hernando . . . . . . 352-527-1614 COMPLETE FAMILY DENTISTRY Swanson, Richard C. DMD PA 1815 S.E. U.S. 19, Crystal River . . . . 352-795-1223 LEDGER DENTISTRY Ledger, Jeremy A. DMD PA 3640 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa . . . . 352-628-3443 DERMATOLOGY BAY DERMATOLOGY & COSMETIC SURGERY PA Dorton, David W. DO FAOCD Board Certified Esguerra, David DO FAOCD Board Certified Broughton, Brandi PA-C 7739 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa . . . . 352-503-2002 FAMILY/GENERAL PRACTICE HEALTH & WELLCARE SERVICES OF FLORIDA INC DeGraw, Johnnie R. MD McCollough, Barney PA Tzivanis, James PA 5915 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy., Crystal River . . . . 352-746-1818 HERNANDO MEDICAL CENTER Patel, Shirish MD Mazur, Barbara ARNP 2669 N. Florida Ave., Hernando . . . . . . 352-637-2550 SUNCOAST PRIMARY CARE SPECIALISTS Villacastin, Alex T. MD Co, Alistair W. MD Sembrano-Navarro, Catherine MD Villacastin, Alexander T. ARNP-BC Villacastin, Maria N. ARNP-BC Villacastin, Sheila M. ARNP-BC Stawkowski, Lawrence PA 10489 N. Florida Ave., Citrus Springs . . . 352-489-2486 ENDOCRINOLOGY CITRUS DIABETES TREATMENT CENTER Christ Medical Center Tawfik, Eihab MD PA 7562 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy., Crystal River . . . . 352-564-0444 HEALTH EDUCATION TOBACCO PREVENTION FLORIDA HEALTH 120 N. Montgomery Ave. Inverness . . . . . . 352-726-1731 HEALTH PRODUCTS FURNITURE PALACE & MATTRESS WAREHOUSE 3106 S. Florida Ave., Inverness . . . . . . . . . . 726-2999 WHOLESALE SLEEP CENTER 1298 E. Norvell Bryant Hwy., Hernando . . . . . . . . . . 344-8882 HEARING ADVANCED FAMILY HEARING AID CENTER 2027 N. Donovan Ave., Crystal River . . . . 352-795-1775 AUDIBEL HEARING AID CENTERS 5699 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa . . . . 352-621-8000 2036 State Road 44 West, Inverness . . . . . . 352-586-7599 20170 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Dunnellon . . . . . . . 52-789-1559 HEARING CONTINUED MIRACLE EAR HEARING AID CENTER Lazio, Brian L-HAS 1801 N.W. U.S. 19, Crystal River Mall . . . 795-1484 HOME HEALTH SERVICES HOME INSTEAD SENIOR CARE 4224 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy., Lecanto . . . . . . . . 352-249-1257 SENIOR HOME CARE 494 S Pleasant Grove Rd., Inverness . . . . . . 352-344-0150 HOSPICE HPH HOSPICE 3545 N. Lecanto Hwy., Beverly Hills . . . . 352-527-4600 HOSPITALS CITRUS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL 502 W. Highland Blvd., Inverness . . . . . . . . . . 726-1551 MUNROE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER 1500 S.W. 1st Ave., Ocala . . . . . . . . . 352-351-7200 REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER BAYONET POINT 14000 Fivay Road, Hudson . . . . . . . . 888-741-5119 INDEPENDENT LIVING INVERNESS CLUB SENIOR APARTMENTS 518 Ella Ave., Inverness . . . . . . 352-344-8477 INTERNAL MEDICINE GIRA S. SHAH, MD 203 S. Seminole Ave., Inverness . . . . . . . . . . 726-7800 NURSING HOMES CYPRESS COVE CARE CENTER 700 S.E. 8th Ave., Crystal River . . . . 352-795-8832 DIAMOND RIDGE HEALTH & REHABILITATION CENTER 2730 W. Marc Knighton Court, Lecanto . . . . . . . . 352-746-9500 LIFE CARE CENTER OF CITRUS COUNTY 3325 W. Jerwayne Lane, Lecanto . . . . . . . . 352-746-4434 ONCOLOGY HEMATOLOGY ROBERT BOISSONEAULT ONCOLOGY INSTITUTE Bennett Jr., C. Joseph MD Brant, Timothy A. MD Prostate Cancer Treatment Facility 522 N. Lecanto Hwy., Lecanto . . . . . . . . 352-527-0106 OPHTHALMOLOGY SUNCOAST EYE CENTER Kaplan, George H. OD 221 N.E. U.S., 19, Crystal River . . . . 352-795-2526 ORTHOPEDIC/ SPORTS MEDICINE NATURE COAST ORTHOPAEDICS & SPORTS MEDICINE CLINIC Choung, Walter I. MD Hubbard, Jeremiah A. DO 2155 W. Mustang Blvd., Beverly Hills . . . . 352-746-5707 520 S.E. 8th Ave., Crystal River . . . . 352-564-2663 2236 State Road 44 West, Inverness . . . . . 352-344-2663 PHARMACIES BRASHEARS PHARMACY 206 W. Dampier St., Inverness . . . . . . 352-637-2079 471 N. Dacie Point, Lecanto . . . . . . . . 352-746-3420 G & R H EALTHMART PHARMACY 3791 N. Lecanto Hwy., Beverly Hills . . . . 352-527-3111 PLASTIC RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY FARRIOR FACIAL PLASTIC AND COSMETIC SURGERY CENTER Farrior, Edward H. MD FACS 2908 W. Azeele St., Tampa . . . . . . . . . 813-875-3223 SURGERY PREMIER VEIN CENTER Sharma, Ravi MD 7767 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa . . . . 352-621-0777 UROLOGY ADVANCED UROLOGY SPECIALISTS Desai, Paresh G. MD FACS Desautel, Michael G. MD Kumar, Udaya MD FRCS Seneriz, Manuel A. MD Pulice, Frances A. PA 609 W. Highland Blvd., Inverness . . . . . . 352-726-9707 3475 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa . . . . 352-628-7671 PAID ADVERTISING parents who did not smoke, those with at least one parent who smoked had a significantly higher rate of type 2 diabetes. After also looking at the family history of diabetes and adjusting for that along with education, childhood secondhand smoke exposure, body mass index, and other potential variables such as diet and exercise, adult secondhand smoke exposure, which was defined as being either no exposure versus at least four hours per day of exposure to second hand smoke, researchers found that indeed the exposure to second hand smoke definitely correlated with a significantly higher rate of developing type 2 diabetes over ones lifetime. The beauty of this study is that it was a prospective one, enrolling participants early in life before exposure, and following them for a long time, not what we call a retrospective study where you contact people and ask them about their habits and exposures over the past 20 years. As you can imagine, a retrospective study is less reliable -who really remembers all they did twenty years ago? This prospective analysis suggests that secondhand smoke exposure in childhood and adulthood is associated with a higher rate of type 2 diabetes. Thus, if we are to curb the worldwide type 2 diabetes epidemic, it will require better diets, more exercise, and extensive and lasting changes in public policy that lets those who do not smoke live in an environment that does not expose them to second hand smoke. Limiting secondhand smoke exposure by providing smoke-free environments and improving compliance with smoking bans will, without doubt, truly be an important strategy in this effort.Dr. C. Joseph Bennett is a board-certified radiation oncologist and a member of the Citrus County Unit of the American Cancer Society. Watch Navigating Cancer on WYKE TV at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and at 10 a.m. Thursdays. If you have any suggestions for topics, or have any questions, contact him at 522 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto, FL 34461, or email email@example.com. the pipeline and very promising. Advances like this are slowly giving us the upper hand in the war over cancer, but we still have a long way to go.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 firstname.lastname@example.org m or call 352-746-0707. on the top lid you dont even have to wear eye shadow. It doesnt add color, but a natural look. She said if you wanted to add color, use a natural, muted color over the concealer. Tip: After you apply eye cream or moisturizer, wait at least two minutes before applying concealer or shadow or it will be a wet mess. For eyeliner and mascara, choose from a number of waterproof products that wont turn you into a raccoon or Alice Cooper look alike. Actually, eye shadow works well as eyeliner, Price said. Above all, protect your summer face with sunscreen, stay hydrated and wear a hat in the hot, hot sun. GANDHIContinued from Page C1 FACEContinued from Page C1 BENNETTContinued from Page C1 Surgery offers new view of life Dr. Ed DodgePOWER OF LIFESTYLE
The trend nowadays is to allow technology to advance medical treatments. It started in the last century after World War II with the discovery of penicillin and has accelerated at a pace since that time that is unmatched. Along with societys interest in health and fitness, these two things have allowed us to live longer, enjoy life and even look better. Other less important but nevertheless associated factors include a large, growing population, aging baby boomers, lack of trained people, and the desire to keep costs down, have shaped the way medicine is headed and I believe will continue to do so for a long period of time. The advent of minimally invasive procedures is here and will continue and no one can argue that they have a place and have a positive effect on health care delivery. Small incisions mean less pain and get you out of the hospital and back up to speed quicker. But I believe we must be careful and not delude ourselves to thinking that minimally invasive procedures are the treatment for every single malady that we encounter. I believe we have to be very careful because corporations and media have a tendency to promote and spin up the benefits and we must always take into account the downside and/or complications as some technologies will never Sunshine Gardens Crystal River elder care community will offer support group meetings for Alzheimers disease caregivers at 2:30 p.m. every first and third Thursday monthly. Meetings are free, open to the public and will be facilitated by Debbie Selsavage, a group leader trained by the Alzheimers Family Organization. A recipient of the Citrus County Chamber of Commerce New Image Award, Sunshine Gardens Crystal River is at 311 N.E. Fourth Ave.For information about Alzheimers support group meetings and other Sunshine Gardens services, call 352563-0235 or e-mail administration@ sgseniors.com. National Osteoporosis Foundation Citrus County Support Group has suspended meetings for the summer. They will resume in September. SPRING HILL Leukemia/Lymphoma Support Group, 5 to 6:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday monthly at the Florida Cancer Institute-New Hopes Spring Hill Center, 10441 Quality Drive, Suite 203 in the Medical Arts Building next to Spring Hill Hospital. Call Jeff Haight, R.N., group 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. Refreshments served. OCALA Ocala Health Stroke Support Group meets 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. the fourth Tuesday monthly at the Senior Wellness Community Center (9850 S.W. 84th Court, Suite 500, Ocala). Call 800530-1188 to register. Alzheimers caregiver support group by Alzheimers Family Organization, 2 p.m. the fourth Wednesday monthly at Sugarmill Manor, 8985 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. Call Bevin Brayton at 352-3029066. The Citrus Memorial Diabetes Support Group, 10:30 a.m. the fourth Wednesday monthly on the campus of Citrus Memorial Health System in the auditorium. An RSVP is necessary, as refreshments will be served. Call 352-341-6110. 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. 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 352341-7741 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 352527-2443. SPRING HILL Stroke Support Group, noon the fourth Thursday monthly at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital in the private dining room. Call Pam McDonald at 352-3466359. PINELLAS PARK Connections fireside-discussion-style support group for cancer patients, 7 p.m. the last Thursday monthly, WellSpring Oncology, 6600 66th St. N., Pinellas Park, 727-343-0600; www.wellspring oncology.org. BROOKSVILLE Man to Man prostate cancer support group, 6 to 7 p.m. the first Monday monthly at the Florida Cancer Institute-New Hopes Brooksville Center, 7154 Medical Center Drive. Call Mary Capo at 352-5961926. Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group, 10 a.m. to noon the first Monday monthly at the Citrus County Resource Center, 2804 W Marc Knighton Court in Lecanto. Pam Hall from Kids Central Inc. will facilitate the meeting. Call Pam at 352387-3540.C4TUESDAY, JUNE25, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEHEALTH & LIFE Dr. Pablo Figueroa Se Habla Espaol 2222 Highway 44 W., Inverness Caring is my Profession Call for an Appointment 352-860-0633 email@example.com Accepting New Patients Serving Citrus County Since 1993 WE ACCEPT Medicare Aetna Humana United Healthcare Coventry Medicare Blue Cross/ Blue Shield Cigna Universal And Other Major Insurances 000FADE 000F4CX Introducing DoTerra Essential Oils Promoting health and disease prevention using common scents Costs of healthcare continue to skyrocket. Millions of people cannot afford prescription medications or suffer significant side-effects. It is a never ending cycle that in many cases can be broken by integrating Gods natural and readily available essential oils into traditional medical treatments. Connie Davis, DTh, MBS, FNP-C, CWON is available to provide lectures on the benefits of essential oils and other essential oil-based products, and purchase. Connie Davis may be reached at 352-302-8098 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org *Disclaimer: You should never stop prescription medication without consulting your healthcare provider on use of essential oils and other complementary therapies. HEALTH NOTES SUPPORT GROUPS TAMPA On Saturday, Nov. 2, an estimated 500 cyclists will gather in Indian Rocks Beach for the fourth annual Ride to Defeat ALS, a one-day, fully supported cycling event that raises funds to fight Lou Gehrigs Disease. The Ride raises funds to support programs, services and cutting-edge research for people suffering from Lou Gehrigs Disease in Florida. Each participating cyclist raises funds that support these initiatives. While the minimum fundraising amount is $250, many participants exceed this amount, raising even more funds that go directly to those affected by ALS. Everyone has a different reason for riding to get healthy, achieve a personal goal, or to ride for a loved one impacted by ALS. No matter the reason for getting involved, The Ride to Defeat ALS unites cyclists in the mission to help people living with Lou Gehrigs Disease. The one-day ride, organized by The ALS Association Florida Chapter, was named the Event of the Year by the Florida Bicycle Association and includes three routes of varying intensity (5-mile, 25-mile, or 62-mile) for riders of all skill levels. Each route was designed for optimum safety and takes riders through scenic areas of Pinellas County, including Fort DeSoto Park. The Ride starts and ends at the Holiday Inn Harbourside in Indian Rocks Beach. Breakfast will be served pre-ride and this years afterparty includes entertainment, lunch and ice-cold beer. To register for the ride or to sign up to help, visit www.Rideto DefeatALS.org. LifeSouth Community Blood Centers: During June, donors will receive a free Tshirt. To find a donor center or a blood drive near you, call 352527-3061. 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 2 p.m. Sundays. The Inverness branch is at 2629 E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, (6:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays), 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. Visit www.lifesouth.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, Eagle Buick GMC, 1275 S. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River. 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, Citrus County Chronicle, 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, Walmart Supercenter Homosassa, 3826 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, June 27, Walmart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, June 28, Lowes, 2301 E. Gulfto-Lake Highway, Inverness. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 29, Village-Cadillac-Toyota, 2431 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 30, Walmart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, July 1, Walmart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, Bealls, 346 N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River. SPRING HILL Minimally Invasive Surgery for Complex Heart Procedures lecture, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, by V. Antoine Keller, M.D., FACS, at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. Dr. Keller is board-certified in cardiothoracic surgery, vascular and endovascular surgery. He is on staff at Oak Hill Hospital and new to the community. Admission is free and a complimentary hot meal will be served. Seating is limited and reservations are required; call 352-628-6060 in Citrus or register online at OakHillHospital.com/ForYourHealth. SPRING HILL Should I Have a Gene Test for Breast and Ovarian Cancer? panel discussion, noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, at YMCA of the Suncoast/Hernando County branch at 1300 Mariner Boulevard, Spring Hill, cohosted by Oak Hill Hospital. Alene Wright, M.D., on staff at Oak Hill Hospital, will discuss the gene test for breast and ovarian cancer. Marc Polecritti, D.O., of the Julian Institute of Plastic Surgery, will discuss reconstructive surgical options for breast cancer patients. Admission is free; doors are open at 11:45 a.m. and a complimentary lunch will be served. Seating is limited and reservations are required; call 352-628-6060 in Citrus or register online at OakHillHospital.com. Free COPD seminar, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 27, in the Citrus Memorial Health System Auditorium, hosted by SHARE Club. Around the Clock with COPD will provide tools to help attendees breathe easier and feel in control of COPD. Attendees will be guided through a typical day, with advice for managing COPD every step of the way. Tips will be shared on how to manage routine tasks such as housekeeping, bathing and grooming, cooking, gardening and shopping. Educational materials will be available. Seating is limited, so an RSVP is required to attend. Register online at www.citrusmh.com/events or call 352-560-6266. SPRING HILL Oak Hill Hospital H2U Partners Club events. The hospital is at 11375 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill, 1.9 miles east of U.S. 19 on State Road 50. Visit OakHillHospital.com. 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, which includes membership in the HCA national H2U program. June 25 90s+ Club 10:30 a.m. June 26 Smoking cessation support 2 p.m. June 26 Suncoast Traffic School 6 to 10 p.m. July 2 Happy Birthday America party 9:30 a.m. July 2 Hearing screen/wax removal 10 a.m. Applicants are now being accepted for the annual Penny Duteau Nursing Scholarship. Qualified applicants must be a resident of Citrus County and must have been accepted into a recognized school of nursing program (proof required). Applications are available by emailing email@example.com or writing Penny Duteau Nursing Scholarhsip Fund, c/o Jolynn Duteau, 4626 Stolls Ave., Tampa, FL 33615. Applications must be completed and returned by July 15. Free 20-minute child safety seat inspections available by appointment at the Early Learning Coalition of the Nature Coast, 1564 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, to be sure a seat is not recalled, damaged or expired; is appropriate for the childs age, height and weight; is used correctly; and installed securely. Contact Sue Littnan at 352563-9939, ext. 235. See SUPPORT / Page C5 Another week has gone by and I have another neat thing to tell you about as a dentist. A very close friend of mine broke his two front teeth this week. When he broke his teeth halfway to the gums, he found himself not raising his lip when smiling for fear that someone would see how he looked. Before this happened, he had never thought of himself as being self-conscious. Knowing he was selfconscious about his appearance and that the edges were bothering him, I offered to come in on my day off to make a temporary repair. He would have to see a specialist to address some issues before we restored them permanently. After I finished the temporary repair, he looked at it and said Why cant we just leave it this way, it looks so good? We had already discussed that, because the tooth was so badly broken, the ideal solution was to place a crown on each of the broken teeth. While addressing these two teeth, we were going to extend the crowns to another tooth that was missing. He could not have replaced this missing tooth with an implant because of various reasons, and he wanted to avoid shaving down the adjacent teeth just to replace the missing tooth. Once these two teeth broke, he thought that this might be the right time to get that missing tooth replaced. This was the case until he saw my temporary solution. Though he realizes the crowns are more protective, his concern for shaving teeth down is greater. It looks as though he will leave things as they are and hope the temporary solution (which in reality is a permanent white filling, or bonding, that I was using to hold him over until we had things ready to proceed to the crowns) works for a long period of time until something breaks again. Let me get back to the neat thing. After the day had passed, I called him after dinner to joke with him about whether or not the filling was still in place. He thanked me very sincerely, saying he felt so much better with the tooth built back up and he didnt realize how he would feel with a broken tooth. As we said goodbye, he thanked me again and said, I can smile again. To me, this is neat. It is so nice to be able to make such a difference in someones life. If there is someone you know who is thinking about dentistry as a career, let them know it is one of the greatest professions there is, and encourage them to shadow a dentist for a while to see if it is right for them. By the way, I would be happy to be the dentist they shadow. Dr. Frank Vascimini is a dentist practicing in Homosassa. Send your questions to 4805 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa, FL 34446 or email them to him at info@Master pieceDentalStudio.com. Dr. Denis GrilloEAR, NOSE & THROAT Dr. Frank VasciminiSOUND BITES Temporary fix for broken teeth Minimally invasive, maximally beneficial See GRILLO / PageC6
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 800-7728672. 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_alzheimer s_ message_boards_ lwa.asp. Crystal River Health & Rehabilitation Center, 136 N.E. 12th Ave., Crystal River; 2 p.m. third Saturday monthly. Call Christina DiPiazza at 352-795-5044. 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 352-6884537. Spring Hill: The Residence at Timber Pines, 3140 Forest Road; 2 p.m. third Monday monthly. Call Diane Koenig at 352683-9009 or The Residence at 352-683-9009. Free respite care provided, call to reserve. First United Methodist Church of Homosassa has several support groups that run on a monthly basis. All groups are open to the public and free of charge, and meet at 1 p.m. in Room 203 in the Administration Building: First Monday: diabetic support group. Second Monday: Alzheimers/dementia caregivers support group. Fourth Monday: stroke survivors support group. Memory Lane Respite offered weekly for people with Alzheimers/dementia. Anyone bringing a loved one for the first time is encouraged to come early to fill out information forms. Call 352-628-4083 for meeting dates. Citrus Memorial Health System is a 198bed, not-for-profit 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: 3 p.m. Tuesdays at Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute, Allen Ridge Medical Mall, 522 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. Call 813-929-1000, ext. 213. Breast Cancer Support: 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: Call Carol McHugh, R.N., at 352-341-6110 for details. Head and Neck Cancer Support: Robert Boissoneault Cancer Institute. Contact Wendy Hall at 352527-0106. Heart-Healthy Eating Workshop: 1:30 to 3 p.m. second Wednesday every other month, CMHS Medical Office Building. Call 352-5606266 or 352-344-6538 to register. Look Good Feel Better: 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: 10 a.m. second Friday, Gulf Room at CMHS Historic Building. Call Cardiovascular Services at 352-344-6416. Ostomy Support Group: 2 p.m. third Sunday, Cyprus Room, at the CMHS Historic Building, 131 S. Citrus Ave., Inverness. Call Steve at 352-229-4202 or Sue at 352-560-7918. Stroke Support Group of Citrus County: 3 p.m. third Wednesday monthly, CMHS Annex Building conference room, State Road 44 across from Walgreens. Call 352-344-6596 or 352-344-1646. Hospice of Citrus County support groups and workshops. Call 866-642-0962 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 352-5272020. Hospice of Citrus County/Hospice of the Nature Coast licensed 1985, is a not-for-profit charitable organization providing comprehensively responsive and compassionate end-oflife services to the terminally ill and their families in 12 counties of North Central Florida. It also provides grief support services for children and adults in the community. HPH Hospice, in partnership with the Alzheimers Association Florida Gulf Coast Chapter, offers Caregivers Support Groups for caregivers of dementia or Alzheimers patients to provide information, education and emotional support in a safe, comforting and confidential environment. There is no charge, and everyone is welcome to join. Call Sue Piatek at 352-527-4600 with questions. First Tuesday, 11 a.m., Our Lady of Fatima, 550 S. U.S. 41, Inverness. Second Monday, 1 p.m., First United Methodist Church of Homosassa, 8831 W. Bradshaw St., Homosassa. Free respite care available. Last Wednesday, 11:30 a.m., Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 6 Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. Free respite care available. Weekly ongoing Bereavement Group from HPH Hospice and St. Timothys Evangelical Lutheran Church, available to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays at St. Timothys Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1071 N. Suncoast Blvd. (U.S. 19), Crystal River. There is no cost to attend. Call Paul Winstead at 352527-4600. HPH Hospice, a nonprofit agency initially licensed in 1984, provides, care, comfort and support to individuals affected by a lifelimiting 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. Al-Anon meeting 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Lou Block, facilitator. Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group 2:30 p.m. first Thursday monthly, Jerry Fischer, facilitator. Diabetes Support Group 10 a.m. second Monday monthly, with Kim Palmer. Multiple Myeloma Support Group 6 p.m. second Wednesday monthly, Diane Terry, facilitator. Kidney Education Support Group 2:30 p.m. third Wednesday monthly, Mary Jane Talty, facilitator. ALS Support Group 2 p.m. the third Thursday monthly, with Katie Mitchell. Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Support Group 6 p.m. fourth Wednesday monthly, Lordes Arvelo, facilitator. Epilepsy Support Group 3 p.m. fourth Saturday monthly, with Lillian Rojas. 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 acute-care beds), is one of the areas largest private employers, and offers Hernando Countys only comprehensive cardiovascular program, including open heart surgery. Some 300 physicians, 950 associates and more than 350 volunteers comprise Oak Hill Hospitals health care delivery team. Visit OakHill Hospital.com. HEALTH& LIFECITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, JUNE25, 2013 C5 000F3BO 4805 S. Suncoast Blvd. Homosassa, FL 34446 352-628-0012 www.MasterpieceDentalStudio.com Always Welcoming New Patients FRANK J. VASCMINI, DDS 000FBOI OCALA The Alzheimers and Memory Disorders support group of Ocala, 3 to 5 p.m. the first Monday monthly at the Medical Office Building at West Marion Community Hospital, 4600 S.W. 46th Court, secondfloor Community Room. Call 352-401-1453. RBOI has begun a monthly survivor group with inspirational guests and strength based topics. Any cancer survivors and family are welcome to attend. There is no cost to attend. For information, email Tommie Brown at tbrown009 @tampabay.rr.com or call Wendy Hall, LCSW, at 352-527-0106. Alzheimers Association-Florida Gulf Coast Chapter support groups are attended by caregivers of loved ones with dementia or Alzheimers disease. All support groups are free of charge to caregivers. Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, 550 U.S. 41 S., Inverness, 11 a.m. first Tuesday monthly. Call Anne Black at 352-5274600. BROOKSVILLE Womens breast cancer support group, 6 to 7:30 p.m. the first Tuesday monthly at Florida Cancer Institute-New Hope Center at 7154 Medical Center Drive, Spring Hill. Call Tambra Randazzo, R.T., at 352-592-8128. 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 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 888-947-8885 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 352-2708534 or visit www.foodaddicts.org. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sundays at Queen of Peace Catholic Church Main Hall, 6455 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala. Depression and anxiety peer support group meets at 10 a.m. Thursdays at Central Ridge Library. Bereavement Group, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Thursdays in the back hall, St. Thomas Church, off U.S. 19 south of Cardinal Street. Group is composed of men and women who are experiencing grief and are convinced Life can be good again. Open to all. Come or call Anne at 352-2120632. Al-Anon groups meet regularly SUPPORTContinued from Page C4 ORGANIZATIONS WEEKLY MEETINGSSee WEEKLY / Page C6
C6TUESDAY, JUNE25, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEHEALTH& LIFE HERO VOTE For Your FavoriteHealthcare Put your thinking caps on and prepare to nominate your favorite Healthcare Professional. Dont delay! Deadline for nominations is Thurs., June 27, 2013. How Do I Nominate Someone? Go to chronicleonline.com/ HealthcareHeroes2013 Fill in application information Complete the online essay. Minimum 200 words, Maximum 1,000 words of why you are nominating your Healthcare Hero. Winners chosen by a select panel of judges. Winners will be announced Friday, August 9, 2013 at the Citrus County Chamber of Commerce Luncheon.See categories on belowOur Partners:1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., FL 34429 352-563-5592 Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeons Brashears Pharmacy, Citrus Hills Dental, Citrus Memorial Health Systems, Comfort Keepers, Complete Family Dentistry, Crystal Community ENT, Crystal River Health & Rehabilitation, Cypress Cove Care Center, Dr. Ghassan Hassan, Greystone Home Health, Health and Wellcare Services of Florida, Ledger Dentistry, Nature Coast EMS, Professional Hearing Centers, Suncoast Eye Center and Suncoast Primary Care Specialist CATEGORIES OF NOMINATION Lifetime Achievement in Healthcare Award Innovation in Healthcare Award Administrative Excellence in Healthcare Award Physicians Excellence in Healthcare Award Dental Excellence in Healthcare Award Nurses Excellence in Healthcare Award Healthcare Professional Award Community Outreach Award Healthcare Humanitarian Award 000F62J 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 352-621-0599. Visit the website: www.ncintergroup.com. 10:30 a.m. Sundays, 10300 S. Riviera Drive, Chassahowitzka Community Center, 1 mile west of U.S. 19 on Miss Maggie Drive, turn left, two blocks. AC Group, 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Church Without Walls, 3962 N. Roscoe Road, Hernando. Call Laverne at 352-637-4563. 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 and Monday, 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 Health System 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. Women United Ladies Meeting, 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday Citrus Memorial Health System Historic School House: 135 S. Citrus Ave., Inverness. Narcotics Anonymous is not affiliated with any of the meeting facilities listed. Call the 24-hour Helpline: 352-508-1604. Information about NA is also available at NatureCoastNA.org. 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 352-746-5019. 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 352-4223234. 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 352-344-8111. Celebrate Recovery: support for any hurts, habits, hang-ups or addictions. 6:30 p.m. Mondays at Oxford Assembly of God Church, 12114 N. U.S. 301 in Oxford. Call 352-748-6124. 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays at the Christian Recovery Fellowship Church, 2242 W. State Road 44. Call 352-726-2800. WEEKLYContinued from Page C5 be able to replace traditional procedures. In my field of facial plastic surgery, I remember the barbed-wire-suture facelifts a few years ago that were supposedly going to replace traditional facelifts forever. That procedure has since come and gone, but what has resulted is a procedure that uses the barbed wire technology and incorporates it with a traditional procedure. That is an example of a positive benefit from a minimally invasive surgery. It started out as being one procedure and evolved into another and that will ultimately benefit patients. As doctors, we need to embrace new technology but also we need to be open-minded and even critical if we notice problems. All doctors and surgeons want their patients to be happy and not disappointed, but if a more involved and more traditional approach to a procedure or treatment is needed, we should not be apologetic but simply explain that in certain cases, minimally invasive procedures and treatments dont always work. As doctors and patients, we must embrace new technology, but we must be a little bit jaded and be suspicious and critical, do the right thing, do the right procedure and dont base it on pressure from the media and the industry.Denis Grillo, D.O., FOCOO, is an ear, nose and throat specialist in Crystal River. Call him at 352-795-0011 or visit CrystalCommunityENT.com. GRILLOContinued from Page C4 Beagle-boxer-basset wins Ugliest Dog title Associated PressPETALUMA, Calif. A hugeheaded, duck-footed mix of beagle, boxer and basset hound was the upset winner Friday at the 25th annual World's Ugliest Dog Contest. Walle, a 4-year-old mutt from Chico, Calif., who was entered at the last minute, was judged most unsightly of 30 dogs at the Northern California competition. This dog looked like he's been Photoshopped with pieces from various dogs and maybe a few other animals, judge Brian Sobel said. Walle overcame the dominance in recent years by nearly hairless Chihuahuas, Chinese cresteds or combinations of the two. Owner Tammie Barbee got the dog when he was three months old. People come up to me and say that dog is not right, Barbee said, but I love him. Judges said they were especially impressed by Walle's bizarre waddle of a walk. Walle wins $1,500 and will make several network TV appearances next week, including NBC's Today show and ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live. The contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds gets worldwide attention, with media from around the world traveling to Petaluma, about 40 miles north of San Francisco. Organizers say the dogs are judged for their natural ugliness in both pedigree and mutt Associated PressWalle poses for a portrait while competing in the 25th annual World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair on Friday in Petaluma, Calif. The 4-year-old beagle, boxer and bassett hound mix went on to win top honors. Walle overcomes deluge of hairless dogs to win top honors at event
HEALTH& LIFECITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, JUNE25, 2013 C7 000EXK3 Doctors progress toward artificial pancreasMARILYNNMARCHIONE Associated PressDoctors are reporting a major step toward an artificial pancreas, a device that would constantly monitor blood sugar in people with diabetes and automatically supply insulin as needed. A key component of such a system an insulin pump programmed to shut down if bloodsugar dips too low while people are sleeping worked as intended in a three-month study of 247 patients. This smart pump, made by Minneapolis-based Medtronic Inc., is already sold in Europe, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reviewing it now. Whether it also can be programmed to mimic a real pancreas and constantly adjust insulin based on continuous readings from a blood-sugar monitor requires more testing, but doctors say the new study suggests thats a realistic goal. This is the first step in the development of the artificial pancreas, said Dr. Richard Bergenstal, diabetes chief at Park Nicollet, a large clinic in St. Louis Park, Minn. Before we said its a dream. We have the first part of it now and I really think it will be developed. He led the company-sponsored study and gave results Saturday at an American Diabetes Association conference in Chicago. They also were published online by the New England Journal of Medicine. The study involved people with type 1 diabetes, the kind usually diagnosed during childhood. About 5 percent of the 26 million Americans with diabetes have this type. Their bodies dont make insulin, a hormone needed to turn food into energy. That causes high blood-sugar levels and raises the risk for heart disease and many other health problems. Some people with the more common type 2 diabetes, the kind linked to obesity, also need insulin and might also benefit from a device like an artificial pancreas. For now, though, its aimed at people with type 1 diabetes who must inject insulin several times a day or get it through a pump with a narrow tube that goes under the skin. The pump is about the size of a cellphone and can be worn on a belt or kept in a pocket. The pumps give a steady amount of insulin, and patients must monitor their sugar levels and give themselves more insulin at meals or whenever needed to keep blood sugar from getting too high. A big danger is having too much insulin in the body overnight, when blood-sugar levels naturally fall. People can go into comas, suffer seizures and even die. Parents of children with diabetes often worry so much about this that they sneak into their bedrooms at night to check their childs blood-sugar monitor. In the study, all patients had sensors that continuously monitored their blood sugar. Half of them had ordinary insulin pumps and the others had pumps programmed to stop supplying insulin for two hours when blood-sugar fell to a certain threshold. Over three months, low-sugar episodes were reduced by about one-third in people using the pump with the shut-off feature. Importantly, these people had no cases of severely low blood sugar the most dangerous kind that require medical aid or help from another person. There were four cases in the group using the standard pump. As a first step, I think we should all be very excited that it works, an independent expert, Dr. Irl Hirsch of the University of Washington in Seattle, said of the programmable pump. The next step is to test having it turn off sooner, before sugar falls so much, and to have it automatically supply insulin to prevent high blood sugar, too. Dr. Anne Peters, a diabetes specialist at the University of Southern California, said the study represents a major step forward for an artificial pancreas. One participant, Spears Mallis, 34, a manager for a cancer center in Gainesville, Ga., wishes these devices were available now. He typically gets lowsugar about 8 to 10 times a week, at least once a week while hes asleep. I would set an alarm in the middle of the night just to be sure I was OK. That will cause you to not get a good night of rest, he said. Besides Medtronic, Johnson & Johnson and several other research groups are working on artificial pancreas devices. Technology likely to help patients monitor blood sugar Associated PressThe MiniMed Integrated System device, which doctors are reporting as a major step toward an artificial pancreas, would constantly monitor blood sugar in people with diabetes and automatically supply insulin as needed. According to the company-sponsored study announced at an American Diabetes Association conference in Chicago, the device worked as intended in a three-month study of 247 patients. TOMLOBIANCO Associated PressINDIANAPOLIS Health care advocates in Indiana are looking at an improved training system for physicians and an expanded concept of what it means to see a doctor to help serve whats expected to be a crush of new patients seeking care starting next year. Millions of people without health insurance nationwide are set to gain coverage in 2014 as part of the federal health care overhaul, commonly referred to as Obamacare. As in many states, that will exacerbate problems in Indiana surrounding access to care in rural communities where is there is already a shortage of doctors and other health care providers. I think theres especially concern about the looming retirement of a lot of older physicians, and the expectation is because of that, and the expansion of health care, those factors will combine to make the existing shortage even more acute, said state Rep. Ed Clere, R-New Albany. The state only recently determined the depth of the shortage. The passage of the health care law in 2010 exposed the lack of information in the state about availability of health care, and it took two years to compile a comprehensive report, said David Roos, executive director of the advocacy group Covering Kids and Families of Indiana. Indiana has 3,951 primary care clinicians, a catch-all description that includes physicians, physicians assistants and nurse practitioners. Rural doctor shortage in Indiana is major issue
Its always great fun to attend an evening dinner-dance at Mamas Kuntry Kitchen Cafe. Fans of Lesa and Dale Whites homestyle cooking and deejay Salem Sawyers fabulous collection of music just love to take to the dance floor in joyful abandonment, all for a good cause. Last months event was a benefit for the Breast Cancer Support Group of Citrus County. Sponsored by the Virgilio Insurance Agency and Mamas Kuntry Kitchen, door prizes were donated by Al and Madeline Markowitz, restaurant gift certificates from Little Joeys and Mamas Kuntry Kafe, the Reyna Bell family, Mark Novak, New Concepts Hair Salon and LID Investigations. Judy Bonard, a sixyear cancer survivor, was on hand to answer any questions about the support group that has grown from seven to 40 members, as they were able to reorganize and relocate to the office of Robert Boissoneaults Oncology Institute at 522 N. Lecanto Highway in Lecanto. Bonard, the support groups leader, said their mission is to assist women who are financially unable to pay for their mammograms and radiation. Its all about someone to care and share an encouraging hug at their support meetings, she said. High praise was given to Dr. Joseph Bennett and Dr. Timothy Brant, medical advisers for the group, and the business sponsors, the Virgilios and the Kuntry Kitchen Cafe. Celebrating birthdays were Ray Taylor, Louise DeSantis, Larry Richards and John Bonard. Celebrating their anniversary were Winn and Suzanne Webb. From the opening New York, New York selection to The Twist, to the Electric Slide piece, from an impromptu conga line to romantic smooth waltzes, the music flowed and we danced the night away, networked our community cause concerns, shared ideas, enjoyed our time together once more and helped bring breast cancer awareness much-needed funds. To volunteer, call Judy Bonard at 352-220-3693.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. Submit information at least two weeks before the e vent. Multiple publications cannot be guaranteed. Submit material at Chronicle of fices in Inverness or Crystal River; by fax at 352-563-3280; or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Notes tend to run one week prior to the date of an e vent. Publication on a special day cant be guaranteed. News NOTES Italian club plans barbecue, saleEveryone is welcome at the Citrus American Italian Club of Inverness end-ofseason barbecue and white elephant sale of new and slightly used items, slated for 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 29. The club is at 4325 S. Little Al Point. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 4 to 10. On the menu are hot dogs, hamburgers, sausage and accompaniments. Soda will be available for sale. For tickets, call Angie at 352-637-5203 or Dolores at 352-746-5019.Golfers sought for tourneyRolling Thunder Florida Chapter 7 will host its seventh annual Independence Day Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 29, at Citrus Springs Golf and Country Club. The fundraiser benefits local veterans and helps to publicize POW/MIA issues. The four-person, bestball scramble begins with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Entry is $60 per person, which includes green fees, cart, coffee and doughnuts, a door prize ticket, a goody bag and a free putt in the putting contest. An oldfashioned Fourth of July picnic will follow at the country club. For more information about participation and sponsorships, call Ray Thompson at 813-2309750 or Citrus Springs Golf & Country Club at 352-4895045, or visit www.rolling thunder7.com.All invited to Herrys MarketHerrys Market Day takes place from 8 a.m. to noon the last Saturday of each month at the Hospice of Citrus County Homosassa Too Thrift & Gift Shoppe, 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane, Homosassa (behind Wendys, east of U.S. 19). The next Market Day will be Saturday, June 29. Call 352-621-1550 for information. COMMUNITYPage C8TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Adopt ARESCUED PET Kitties Special to the ChronicleCat and kittens are ready and waiting for loving homes. A few are already trained lap cats, some like to cuddle on their schedule, one or two would prefer a quiet adult home as the only pet. Pick the cat that best fits into your family lifestyle and enjoy all the feline antics each and every day. Kittens and cats are available for adoption at the Pet Supermarket on State Road 44 in Inverness during regular store hours. The Crystal River Mall adoption center is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. The Floral City adoption site at 7360 S. Florida Ave. is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Both sites will be closed for the July Fourth weekend. Call 352-7264700 for more information or visit www. preciouspawsflorida.com. Special to the ChronicleThe Nature Coast Community Band will present two concerts America Unfurled at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 29, at the Citrus Springs Community Center, 1570 W. Citrus Springs Blvd., Citrus Springs, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 30, at the Cornerstone Baptist Church, 1100 W. Highland Blvd., Inverness. The NCCB will unfurl its patriotic spirit with the performances of music by American composers who depict the American landscape and traditions. Included in the program are: John Philip Sousas The Thunderer, Aaron Coplands Buckaroo Holiday, Red, White & Brass, a medley of American music originally arranged for The Canadian Brass, The Midnight Fire Alarm with soloist Fred Hilpert, On the Trail from the Grand Canyon Suite, Henry Fillmores Shoutin Liza Trombone, featuring the entire trombone section, Tennessee Salute by Jay Dawson, God Bess the USA with Drema Leonard, vocal soloist, and more. The 75 volunteer musicians of the Nature Coast Community Band have had a successful 201213 season, playing to more than 10,000 in 12 concerts in Citrus County. The NCCB is grateful for Citrus County audiences, said director Cindy Hazzard. Large audiences make the many hours of individual and group practice worth the effort, Hazzard said. Financially supported by donations from appreciative NCCB Friends, the band members would like to thank all NCCB Friends who have supported the 2012-13 concert season. Thanks to generous donations this year, the band been able to present new music at every concert and has purchased more necessary percussion equipment. America Unfurled will be the last concerts of the 2012-13 season. After a short summer break, the band will begin rehearsing Aug. 20 in preparation for the Oct. 26 and 27 opening of the Citrus County Veterans Appreciation festivities honoring Iraq and Afghanistan veterans. The NCCB rehearses from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the First United Methodist Church on County Road 581 (Pleasant Grove) in Inverness. Those who play a band instrument and would like to be considered for membership, or need information on becoming a Friend, may visit the NCCB website at naturecoastcommunityband.com. America Unfurled Special to the ChronicleThe 75 volunteer musicians of the Nature Coast Community Band have had a successful 2012-13 season, playing to more than 10,000 in 12 concerts in Citrus County. Their next offering will be two patriotic concerts slated for June 29 and June 30. Nature Coast Community Band to present patriotic concerts this weekend Special to the ChronicleKnights of Columbus Council 6168s leadership surprised members and ladies alike by selecting its Ladies Auxiliary as May Family of the Month. The award usually goes to an area couple or family. We are honoring a unique, loving, caring and charitable family unique in that all of its members are of one gender, said Past Grand Knight Gene Fontaine in announcing the award to the Council 6168 Ladies Auxiliary at the May business meeting. He urged members to stop and thank these special ladies for what they do for our community, our council and our church. The auxiliary is composed of about 70 members who conduct fundraising activities like bunko games, a Spring Fling celebration, cookbook sales and quilt raffles. They also volunteer as helpers at Knights of Columbus bingo games, money collections for the intellectually disabled, Our Lady of Grace Churchs Christian Kitchen and the churchs efforts to help area homeless people. Since 2006, the Ladies Auxiliary has donated more than $29,000 to a diverse group of nonprofit charitable agencies in Citrus County. During the same period, the Ladies Auxiliary has awarded a $1,000 scholarship annually to a graduating female Catholic high school senior in the county. In addition to providing a silverware service for 192 guests in the Knights of Columbus hall in Lecanto along Norvell Bryant Highway, they also helped the Knights pay for a new icemaker and industrial refrigerator for the council hall. The Ladies Auxiliary dates back to January 1971 when 16 women formed the organization with the Rev. James Hoge as their spiritual director. Council 6168 and its Ladies Auxiliary were the first Knights of Columbus organizations in Citrus County. Knights honor Ladies as Family of the Month Special to the ChronicleOn behalf of the Knights of Columbus Council 6168 Ladies Auxiliary, Anna Palmer, president, accepts the May Family of the Month Award from Past Grand Knight Gene Fontaine. He applauded the Ladies Auxiliary as a unique, loving, caring and charitable family whose charitable works began six years ago and continue today. Dinner-dance entertains all Ruth LevinsAROUND THE COMMUNITY Special to the ChronicleThe Citrus County Senior Foundation, sponsored by the Citrus County Chronicle, offers a trip to watch the Tampa Bay Rays play the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday, July 10. Tickets are $45 per person, which includes admission to the game and round-trip motor coach transportation from Lecanto to Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg. Limited seating is still available; RSVP to 352-527-5975. Go see Rays play
TUESDAY, JUNE25, 2013 C9CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEENTERTAINMENT PHILLIPALDER Newspaper Enterprise Assn.Denis Diderot, an 18th-century French art critic, philosopher and writer, said, There are three principal means of acquiring knowledge: observation of nature, reflection and experimentation. Observation collects facts; reflection combines them; experimentation verifies the result of that combination. At the bridge table, declarer, after observing the dummy, collects facts winners and losers and reflects by combining them. Then he tries to find the best line of play without experimentation. In todays deal, how should South play in six no-trump after West leads the club jack? As soon as North opened the bidding, South knew it was either a six or seven deal. But he started quietly with a two-diamond response. However, when North raised diamonds, South launched Blackwood to learn that the diamond king was missing. South can afford one diamond loser, not two. If the suit is splitting 2-1, there are no problems. So declarer should assume a 3-0 break. If South first cashes his ace, he loses two tricks when West discards. Similarly, if declarer starts by calling for dummys queen, he fails when East has the void. The guaranteed line is to take the first trick on the board and play the diamond three. If East pitches, South wins with his ace and leads back toward dummys queen. But when East plays the two, declarer covers with his four! Here, that wins the trick and the contract is safe. But if West takes the trick, the suit must be 2-1. (NGC) 109 65 109 44 53 T a b oo USA Odd Jobs D rugs, I nc. Al as k a Heroin Rush D rugs, I nc. 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Guy (TRAV) 9 54 9 44Bizarre FoodsFoodFoodBizarre FoodsAirport Airport WatCoasterInsane Coaster (truTV) 25 55 25 98 55Cops PGCops PGPawnPawnPawnPawnPawnHardcorePawnPawnTowTow (TVL) 32 49 32 34 24M*A*S*HM*A*S*HTil DeathTil DeathRaymondRaymondRaymondRaymondRaymondRaymondKingKing (USA) 47 32 47 17 18Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Law & Order: Special Victims Unit CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (WE) 117 69 117 Charmed (In Stereo) Charmed Long Live the Queen Pregnant & Dating Revelations Pregnant & Dating Manhunts Bridezillas Amanda and Dekeydra Bridezillas Amanda and Dekeydra (WGN-A) 18 18 18 18 20Funny Home VideosFunny Home Videos Species (1995) Ben Kingsley. RWGN News at NineFunny Home Videos Dear Annie: My older sister, Johanna, was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer two years ago. Since then, she seems to have one new lifelong dream after another that she expects my brother and me to finance. My brother has worked hard his entire life and saved his money. He tried helping Johanna with her first dream (a house) with a loan. Her husband initially told Johanna that my brother refused to help, and Johanna told him to die a miserable death. She lightened up when she found out the truth. When the bank didnt approve the deal, she did repay most of the money. Ive tried to help her, too, but I could not afford to keep giving her money. Johannas latest dream is a hobby farm. She asked my brother to give her $18,000 as an outright gift. He told her no. Johanna stopped speaking to both of us, even though I have no control over what my brother does. Heres the real problem. Her husband recently asked both of us for money and, as always, made sure to mention that she might die any moment. They have both used her possible death to guilt us into giving her money. Annie, I love my sister, but it doesnt seem right that they use this as a weapon against us. It also bothers me that Johanna stops speaking to us if we deny her. None of us is wealthy. If I had the cash, Id give it to her. But I also understand my brothers point of view. Another sibling took him for a lot of money many years ago, running up thousands of dollars in credit card debt. There is a good possibility that nothing will come of this hobby farm, and wed all be out a lot of money, and for what? We arent young anymore. What do you advise? Torn Sister Dear Torn: Its obvious you want to be a good sister to Johanna. When someone is having health problems, you should be supportive emotionally, offer to cook meals or help with errands. But there is no obligation to buy them a hobby farm or any other expensive slice of wish fulfillment. Johanna is using her illness to manipulate you, counting on your guilt to get what she wants. Too bad she cannot appreciate what you are already giving her: your love and caring. Dear Annie: My family is planning a surprise party for my moms big birthday. One sibling lives far away, but he has frequent-flier miles and can fly free. Plus, he has friends in the area with whom to stay. The others all live nearby. However, it will cost me more than $2,000 to attend (airfare, hotel and car rental). I also am not eligible for vacation and will be docked pay for the days I miss. I want very much to attend, but my siblings have rented a venue for the party and are hiring caterers, arranging valet parking, etc. I am afraid I will not be able to afford it all. Any suggestions? Not Rich Kid Sis Dear Not Rich: Please dont wait until your siblings send you a bill. Any costs that are expected to be shared should be discussed in advance and agreed to by all parties. Call your siblings and explain your dilemma. Ask what they expect from you, and tell them what you can afford. Work it out now so there are no hard feelings down the road. Dear Annie: Disgusted said that a charitable organization had sent him various free items, including a check for $2.50. Anyone who receives an unsolicited check in the mail should read the endorsement area carefully. By signing and cashing the free check, you may be entering into an agreement to buy or invest in something in which you have no interest, and it will cost much more than you think. Ed in FloridaAnnies Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Email your questions to anniesmail email@example.com, or write to: Annies Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 Third St., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254. To find out more about Annies Mailbox visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at www.creators.com. 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C10TUESDAY, JUNE25, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLECOMICS Pickles Citrus Cinemas 6 Inverness; 637-3377 Monsters University (PG) 11:30 p.m., 5 p.m., 10:30 p.m. Monsters University (PG) in 3D. 2:15 p.m., 7:45 p.m. World War Z (PG-13) 2:30 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 10:30 p.m. World War Z in 3D (PG-13) 12:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Man of Steel (PG-13) 12 p.m., 7 p.m. Man of Steel (PG-13) in 3D. 3:30 p.m., 9:40 p.m. This Is The End (R) 1 p.m., 4:05 p.m., 7:10 p.m., 10:15 p.m. Now You See Me (PG-13) 12:30 p.m., 4 p.m., 6:50 p.m., 10:25 p.m. Fast & Furious 6 (PG-13) 11:45 a.m., 7:20 p.m., 10:20 p.m. Crystal River Mall 9; 564-6864 Monsters University (PG) No passes. 11:45 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 6:45 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 9:30 p.m. Monsters University (PG) in 3D. 4:45 p.m., 10:30 p.m. World War Z (PG-13) No passes. 1:50 p.m., 5:20 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 10:10 p.m., 10:40 p.m. World War Z in 3D (PG-13) No passes. 12 p.m., 2:40 p.m., 8 p.m. Man of Steel (PG-13) 12:30 p.m., 3:50 p.m., 7:10 p.m. Man of Steel (PG-13) in 3D. 1 p.m., 4:20 p.m., 7:40 p.m., 10:15 p.m. This Is The End (R) 12:50 p.m., 4:05 p.m., 7:50 p.m., 10:35 p.m. The Purge (R) 12:15 p.m. The Internship (PG-13) 4:30 p.m. Now You See Me (PG-13) 12:40 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 9:55 p.m. Fast & Furious 6 (PG-13) 12:55 p.m., 3:55 p.m., 7:20 p.m., 10:20 p.m. Peanuts Garfield For Better or For Worse Sally Forth Beetle Bailey Dilbert The Grizzwells The Born Loser Blondie Doonesbury Flashback Kit N Carlyle Rubes Dennis the Menace The Family Circus Betty Big Nate Arlo and Janis Frank & Ernest Times provided by Regal Cinemas and are subject to change; call ahead. TodaysMOVIES WJUF-FM 90.1 National Public WHGN-FM 91.9 Religious WXCV-FM 95.3 Adult Mix. WXOF-FM 96.7 Classic Hits WEKJ FM 96.3, 103.9 Religious WSKY 97.3 FM News Talk WXJB 99.9 FM News Talk WRGO-FM 102.7 Oldies WYKE-FM 104.3 Sports Talk WDUV 105.5 FM Hudson WJQB-FM 106.3 Oldies WFJV-FM 103.3 s to s WRZN-AM 720 Adult Mix LocalRADIO ZYBY MI N IXRYBYMUW KNCMIJNW NUNMWIK BYUBYK: WYRYB HX KZNK PZMVZ JMUZK YWUYWHYB MK. HNRMH JNJYKPrevious Solution: The Christian notion of the possibility of redemption is incomprehensible to the computer. Vance Packard (c) 2013 by NEA, Inc., dist. by Universal Uclick 6-25
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Glassboro Ct #17 unit 3A Hernando, FL34442 Call or web for info Dudleys Auction 352-637-9588 www.dudleys auction.com 10%BPAu2267 AB1667 Maine-ly Real Estate #381384 AC Unitfor Doublewide Mobile Home $500 (352) 637-3482 AIR FILTER Hunter permalife, xtra-large, permanent filer,works good,($20) 352-613-7493 APPLIANCES like new washers/dryers, stoves, fridges 30 day warranty trade-ins, 352-302-3030 CLEANER Eureka Vacuum Cleaner $10.00 352-746-5421 CLEANER Kenmore Vacuum Cleaner $25.00 352-746-5421 DRYER $100 in perfect working condition. 30 day warranty call/text 352-364-6504 MICROWAVE Counter top microwave $50.00 Please call: 352-382-1650 PRESSURE CLEANER 1750 PSI Sominiz Pressure Cleaner $35.00 352-746-5421 SMITTYS APPLIANCE REPAIR. Also W anted Dead or Alive W ashers & Dryers. FREE PICK UP! 352-564-8179 WASHER $100 In perfect working condition. 30 day warranty call or text 352-364-6504 WASHER & DRYER NEEDS WORK $60 FOR BOTH 352-613-0529 Desk w/ inch glass top, $125. House Safe, brand new, still in box $150. (352) 795-9146 HERNANDO* Retail/Restaurant FOR SALE OR LEASE, 3,200 Sf. kitchen ready, up to code, lg. parking lot. ** (352) 464-2514 ** 1305 Hwy 486 RECORDS 78 RPM Records 3 Boxes $25.00 Each 352-746-5421 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 Free flow w/water fall, 4-5 person, like new 1.5 yrs old, cover, steps, accessories & chem., runs on 110 ele. $1200 OBO 352-746-0853 Your Worldof garage sales Classifieds ww.chronicleonline.com Landscaper NeededMust have 2 yrs exp, able to run all equip, Driver license a must, call for interview 697-1492 Leave Mess SUMMER WORKGREAT PAY! 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Leave message (352) 257-0925 NEWSPAPER CARRIER WANTEDNewspaper carrier wanted for early morning delivery of the Citrus County Chronicle and other newspapers for home delivery customers. 3 to 4 hours per day. Must have insured and reliable vehicle preferable a van SUV, or pick up with a cap -Large enough to hold our Sunday product Apply in Person 1624 N Meadowcrest Blvd, Crystal River Monday to Friday 8am -5pm Newspaper carriers are independent contractors, not employees of the Citrus County Chronicle SINGLE COPY ROUTES AVAILABLEThis is a great opportunity to own your own business. Unlimited potential for the right person to manage a route of newspaper racks and stores. come to 1624 Meadowcrest Blvd. and fill out an application TEACHERFulltime/Part time, Exp. Req. CDAPref. TADPOLES EARLYLEARNING (352) 560-4222 I I I I I I I I Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. 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Looking for a good, loving family for him (352) 228-4078 YOU PICK Tomatoes.40 a lbs, $10 per bucket min. beside Walmart in the Villages, on CR 466 Open 6/23/13 Female Yorki 7-9lbs Black and Tan feet, pink collier and bandana, reward pls call (352) 220-2337 Jack Russell white, w/brown on back, male, 4 yrs Tsalapopka Retreat Hernado (352) 637-7143 Sml German Shephard Mix, older dog, half blind, Beverly Hills area pls call 352-613-5336 Black Leather Comco Holder for portable radio found at Winn Dixie, Inverness 06/23/13 call to identify 352-637-0528 Chihuahia Mix older dog,male, black and tan, red collier found near huddel house on HWY41 please call to identify 352-201-4349 FOUND Male Peacock Equestrian Acres Crystal River (352) 601-5316 Found Pug, on Saturday in Lecanto off Sanction Rd. (352) 220-1942 Dunnellon Memorial Garden Cemetery 2 burial plots for sale, Orig. cost $2700 asking $1,500. Blk 340-Sec C-Lot # 3 & 4 (407) 497-2001 Todays New Ads Desk w/ inch glass top, $125. 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Pool deck repair /stain. 352-257-0078 ROBS MASONRY & CONCRETE Driveways tear outs, tractor work, Lic. #1476, 726-6554 Your world first.Every Dayvautomotive Classifieds 000F2TH 2 Trek Bicycles $100 both 1 Huffy Beach Bicycle $50. (352) 637-3482 Concealed Weapons Permit Course DANS GUN ROOM (352) 726-5238 Fear No-Evil GunsGlocks-S&W-Beretta Concealed Classes 352-447-5595 James Anglin Gunsmith 9 Millimeter new in Box with 2 mags $189.00 352-419-4800 Mens Bike Schwinn 21 Speed side winder 2 years old, like new silver and blue $85 (352) 503-2661 RAYS GUN SHOP Stokes Flea Mkt Cry.Riv Ruger LCR 22 Mag $449 NRA-concealed classes 586-7516 ELLIPTICAL COMPACTSIZE works fine 100.00 352 464 0316 ELLIPTICAL EXERCISER Exec Cond. 1 yr. old. Hardly Used at all. $250 352-503-2610 Elliptical Exerciser Nordictrack CX1050 Monitors heat rate, calories burned, ect. 5 ramp angles, with 10 resistance levels $175 (352) 503-2661 EXERCISE BIKE (UPRIGHTTYPE) works great only 90.00 352 464 0316 PROFORM Eliptical good condition $200. (352) 795-9146 RECUMBANT EXERCISE BIKE works great only 100.00 352 464 0316 Pitcher with hydrangea flowers arrangement $50, napkin holders made with broaches $35 352-795-7254 PVC VERTICAL BLINDS Light blue/ light gray colors $20 352-726-0040 Solar Cover and Attached Roller. You pick and remove $50. (352) 746-3327 Atlas Cross Bar 65 by Weider, over 65 exercises, compare to bow flex resistance rods technology. $125 352-503-2661 Electric Treadmill doesnt fold up, but will give you a workout $100.00 352-464 0316 Bedside Commode & Aluminum Walker both have adjustable legs 20.00 EACH 352-464-0316 Electric 3 wheel Go Go Elite Traveler $350. Companion chair, red, $75. (352)860-1907 Full Size Bed Electric Medical Bed, incl. linens, exec. cond. must sell by June 25th. $ 400 352-726-2535 Golden Companion Electric Wheel Chair, and Lift (bruno), exec. cond $450 for both 352-419-6710 Manual Wheelchair with footrests, great shape $100.00 352-464 0316 NEW 4 Toilet Seat Riser, makes it much easier to get up ONLY20.00 352-464-0316 Safety Bath Tub Grab Bar, it clamps to the side of the tub ONLY$25.00, 352-464-0316 SHOWER CHAIR WITH BACK VERYLONG SO YOU CAN SLIDE INTO THE SHOWER 40.00 352-464 0316 TRANSPORTWHEELCHAIR (SMALL WHEELS) good shape with footrests only 90.00 352 464 0316 Walker, w/seat $50. Electric Hospital Bed $75. (352)860-1907 BUYING US COINS Top $$$$ Paid. We Also Buy Gold Jewelry Beating ALLWritten Offers. (352) 228-7676 GUITAR Alvarez acoustic, peizo pickup, great sound,($50) 352-613-7493 MORGAN MONROE ELECTRIC MANDOLIN TELECASTER SOLID BODYSTYLE PRACTICALLYNEW $170 352-601-6625 TROMBONE Con Trombone $40.00 352-746-5421 INTERIOR DOOR HANDLES Bronze oil-rubbed like new $15 352-726-0040 PILLOWS & SPREAD 2 Mauve Pillows & Mauve & Gray Bedspread $25.00 352-746-5421 DESIGNER SHOES Giuseppe Zanotti high heel sandals $100 352-726-0040 RV ANTENNA Winegard Roadstar 2000 antenna. $30 352-382-4616 !!!! LT225/75R 16 TIRE!!!! Good Year Light Truck Great Shape 90% Tread ONLY60.00 464 0316 Above Ground Pool 24 round, Intex, includes pump, ladder & cover. $400 obo (352) 726-9565 or (352) 419-5466 AIR CONDITIONER air conditioner for double wide mobile home asking $400.00 352-212-0096 APPLIANCES like new washers/dryers, stoves, fridges 30 day warranty trade-ins, 352-302-3030 Barbecue w/side burner and propane tank $50. 352-613-0529 Chevy Silverado Aluminum Running Boards, great shape ONLY100.00 352-464-0316 Chevy Silverado Bra for 4 headlights Great Shape ONLY$80 352-464-0316 Compressor Campbell Hausfeld 3.8 90 psci 17 gal tank, trade or sell $175 352-795-3764 FREE BLACK LAB MIX Free 1 yr old black lab mix female very nice needs good home 1-352-503-7684 Harley Mufflers Slide on Original NEW 1350/1450 ONLY$90.00 352-464-0316 PETSTROLLER NEW Pet Gear Roadster holds 100# dog Pd$250.Yours for $100. 352-621-0175 Stain GlassGrinder, tools, misc. glass & supplies. $200 352-270-5202 Stress Lounger Hassock, leather $50, combination TV & Computer Monitor 15Color $50 352-513-4317 WHITE GIRLS DRESSER Excellent condition $ 60 352-422-2719 4 Wheeled Walker with brakes and seat ONLY$70.00 352-464-0316 ROCKER-RECLINER Lazy Boy tan cloth, good condition. $80 OBO. 352/628-0698. SOFABED & LOVE SEATSofa Bed Couch & Love Seat $100.00 352-746-5421 Sofa Bed, full size blue print, excel. cond. $350. Must see to appreciate (352) 419-2295 (352) 621-1310 Sofa Table $75. Light oak. (352) 746-2520 SOFAS Two Microfiber sofas,clean,taupe brown, and a bargain. first $225. cash takes both 352-746-3079 TABLE BRASS with glass top/one shelf Multi purpose rectangle Exc cond/quality $ 50. 352-621-0175 TWIN FRAME AND BOX SPRING Twin Frame and box spring in EUC... $40. 352-249-7212 White Wicker Furn. set of 15 pieces with cushions, table & chairs, tv stand, coffee table, $995,Browhill notty pine Bed dream maker mattr, bx spg $400 503-3210 WICKER (REAL!) COCKTAILTABLES (2) Both for $50. 352/628-0698 AFFORDABLE Top Soil, Mulch, Stone, Hauling & Tractor Work (352) 341-2019 BLOWER Craftsman Gas Blower $15.00 352-746-5421 CRAFTSMAN RIDING MOWER 15.5 HP, turbo cooled, 6 speed/ 42 Excellent condition. $375 After 5 pm 513-5134 Craftsmen 42 Riding Mower w/bagger excellent condition $700. (352) 560-6155 John Deere Rider 42 cut w/grass catcher $850. (352) 746-2084 TORO ZERO TURN Mower, Kohler eng. 54 cut, sweeper & grass catcher. exec. cond. $2600 OBO 270-8664 WEED EATER 1 26 RIDING MOWER $400. (352) 527-2981 W anted :Yard sale items-buy all or part; fishing & hunt equip.; Antiques & collectibles, war items, power tools, 352-613-2944 2 Round pedestal end tables,$50 each (352) 746-2520 Amish Built Solid Oak pedestal Table w/ Two 12 Leaves, (36 x 48/60 Org. Cost $800 Asking $200 New Condition Call (352) 637-5227 BAR STOOLS (2) TALL Like new. $80 for both, OBO. 352-794-3591 BEDROOM FURNITURE Eddie Bauer by Lane 6 drawer dresser w/mirror pine solid wood ($200)and lt oak arched queen headboard ($75) tog ($275) or sep. Excellent cond. Call 352-610-6706 blue Sofa & Love seat with wood trim on arms, like new, $350. 352-634-0591 BOOKCASE/SHELVES adjustable wood large unit medium dark woodgrain nice cond $75. 352-621-0175 China Cabinet Antique all wood 72 x 48 top w/glass doors and lower doors with shelves $350 352-465-7212 COMFORTS OF HOME USED FURNITURE comfort sofhomeused furniture.com, 795-0121 Elegant Living Room set, sofa, love seat and Chair. Colors browns & creams, paid $5000 asking $1500. (678) 621-3517 END TABLES BRASS with glass top (2)Cute multi purpose $40. ea Excellent condition 352-621-0175 Entertainment Center 3 pcs, 2 side, 1 center bleached oak, good cond. $175. (352) 249-7521 Leather Couch 61 coffee table, 2 end tables, 2 lamps $375 352-419-6782 Leather Sofa and Love seat, cream color, exec. cond. $350 Inverness Area 352-201-1120 Motorized Twin Bed complete with linen and comforter set, $300. obo (352) 613-9919 Moving SaleEntertainment Center with TV & VCR $40 King Bed rm set 2 dresser one w/mirror and 2 end tables $175 352-746-0834 New Tan micro fiber Love Seat $300. New Light tan Micro fiber electric foot recliner, $300. (352) 419-2295 (352) 621-1310 Preowned Mattress Sets from Twin $30; Full $40.Qn $50; Kg. $75. 352-628-0808 SINK SS KITCHEN With Moen faucet & disposal. Good condittion $80 OBO. 352-628-0698 BOSE SYSTEM, 3000 watt, mixer board, dual CD PLAYER, COMPATIBLE WITH COMPUTER. GREAT FOR DJ, all in hard carrying cases and portable stand. $800.00 Call, 304-544-8398 Diestler Computer New & Used systems repairs. Visa/ MCard 352-637-5469 PATIO FURNITURE Tropitone, dining set, + glider, 2 swivel rockers, and two table, $500. firm for all (352) 746-3417 Woodard Metal Outdoor Furniture 2 settees, table and Chairs, lamp, and end tables. $350 352-249-7335 3 piece Black Lacquer oriental wall unit and matching coffee table and end table. Shown by appointment only. $600. 304-544-8398 DUDLEYS AUCTION 4 AUCTIONS Tuesday, 6/ 25~ Lecanto Fro-Yo Shop Contents/Equipment 9am STORE RIGHT SELF STORAGE 1227 S Lecanto Hwy Lecanto, FL34461 Wednesday, 6/26The BED Restaurant Contents in Dunnellon, FL9am (Plaza of Dunnellon) 11582 N William St Dunnellon, FL34432 Thursday, 6/27Estate Adventure Auction 3pm out 6pm in, 97 Toyota Avalon designer cherry wood furniture, Always so much to choose from Friday, 6/28Citrus Hills Condominium 10am 270 E. Glassboro Ct #17 unit 3A Hernando, FL34442 Call or web for info Dudleys Auction 352-637-9588 www.dudleys auction.com 10%BPAu2267 AB1667 Maine-ly Real Estate #381384 BENCH GRINDER 5 Black & Decker Bench Grinder $25.00 352-746-5421 Delta 12 Plainer, Heavy, 220V, $400. Powermatic Lathe $750 (352) 637-3482 MOVING MUST SELL Table Saw, Router, Misc Tools, All Must Go Call (352) 419-6186 ROUTER 1 1/2 HPRouter $45.00 352-746-5421 VICES 2 Vices 125MM $25.00 Each 352-746-5421 WEED TRIMMER Troy 2 String Weed Trimmer $35.00 352-746-5421 60 Sony Wega, Rear projection TV, 6 yrs. old, Plays good Color a little off $500 (352) 382-4085 Phillips 60 Projection TV, great for man cave clear picture, $300. (305) 778-8073 36BIFOLD DOOR, NEW,6 PANEL, NO HARDWARE $20.00 352-513-5400 BIFOLD MIRRORED CLOSETDOOR 24 NEW IN BOX $65.00 352-513-5400 MARBLE 1/2 30x30 solid for counter top,brown & tan,good shape,($20) 352-613-7493 PAINTSPRAYER Sherwin Williams series 4900 Comm. 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TUESDAY,JUNE25,2013 C 13 CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE CLASSIFIEDS 000F2TE 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 HERNANDOLot for sale (Arbor Lakes 55+) $15,000 OBO 781-864-1906 Boat Trailer22tandam,galv., $1200 OBO 352-794-3603 c 813-244-3945 New Boat T railers 16thru 45Alum. EZ Pull Trailers 352-564-1299 ** BUY, SELL** & TRADE CLEAN USED BOATS THREE RIVERS MARINE US 19 Crystal River **352-563-5510** CENTURY3000SC2000 30 foot center console with cuddy cabin. Full Head. Twin Yamaha ox66, 250s. Radar, GPS Chart Plotter, Fish Finder, VHF and complete Coast Guard package. Tri-axle traler. All in excellant condition. HP: 352-795-4426, Cell 352-601-0560. Asking $30,000. Classic Mako20Honey Pot teak,good cond. well maint.Trailer 150 Evenrude 1993 Nice! 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ERAAmerican RealtyPhone: 352-726-5855 Cell: 352-302-8046 Fax: 352-726-7386 Email:debinfantine@ yahoo.com JENNIFER MUNN352-422-8201 jenmunnera@ yahoo.com12 Properties Sold in 3 months % of every commissions goes to help homeless animals ERA American Realty & Investments MICHELE ROSERealtorSimply put I ll work harder 352-212-5097 isellcitruscounty@ yahoo.com Craven Realty, Inc. 352-726-1515 TONY PauelsenRealtor352-303-0619 tpauelsen@ hotmail.comILLTAKE NEW LISTINGS TOP PERFORMANCEReal estate Consultant RAINBOW SPRINGS Beautiful 3/2/2, 2 lots Oversized Gar. Open flrplan, Gas Fireplace Corian countertops, New porch, $134,900 352-489-0105 YOUR High-Tech Water Front RealtorROD KENNER352-436-3531 ERA Suncoast Realty SCAN OR GO TO www. BestNatur eCoast Pr operties.com To view great waterfront properties BEVERLYHILLS 2 br/2 full bath/1 car gar. 1125 sf. Screen porch. Move-in ready. $53,900 527-1239 HUGE HOUSE 3 Bedroom Possible 4, 2 Car Garage, Carport, 2 Bath, 228 Monroe Street (352) 464-2514 LECANTO (Black Diamond) 3/2/2 Gated Golf Community. $119K Cash Deal (poss rent opt) 352-804-9729 GOSPEL ISLAND4bd/3ba & garage For Sale $92,000. 941-524-6556 INVERNESS Investor Alert Nice 2/2 Close to town, nice trees, renter in place, nice return on investment $90K (941) 549-4226 3BD/2BA/2CG, Extra Rm. New Roof, Cathedral Ceilings, Fruit Trees, 2 Lots, $145,000. 352-228-7328 HOMOSASSA5+ DEN BEDROOMS. 3 BATH. THIS HUGE AND BEAUTIFUL TWO STORYHOME WITH 3 CAR GARAGE IS OVER 3500 SQ. FT. HOME BACKS UPTO ANATURE PRESERVE. HOME IS AFORECLOSURE SHORTSALE AND THE BANK IS WORKING WITH THE SELLERS. THIS HOME WAS BUILT IN 2005.dennis_neff @yahoo.com TAMI SCOTTExit Realty Leaders 352-257-2276 email@example.com When it comes to Realestate ... Im there for you The fishing is great Call me for your new Waterfront Home LOOKING TO SELL? 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FOR SALE BYAUCTION2,240 SF Bldg.on .55 Acres, Split into 2 Suites, Zoned CH High Intensity Comm, Large Sign, Great Location Auction held on site 1919 NW US Hwy 19 Crystal River Fl.Thurs. July 11, 12PMPreview From 11am Sale Day CALL 352-519-3130 Visit American Heritage Auctioneers.com CITRUS SPRINGSGolf CoursCommunity 3/2/2 Sell for $49,995. possible owner finance /options 352-422-1284 or 352-634-3862 FOR SALE BYAUCTIONBeautiful 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. JUNE 29th, 12 PMPreview Day of Sale From 11:00 AM CALL 352-519-3130 Visit American Heritage Auctioneers.com 55+ Real Estate SpecialistTeri Paduano, Broker 15+ Years Exp Buying or Selling Real Estate? Call me today & get a Free Home Warranty Protection Plan Realty Connect (352) 212-1446 www. 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(352) 422-4086 CITRUS HILLS3/3/2.5 unfurnished with pool on golf course, lawn & pool maint. included, club membership also included $1500 monthly 352-302-3705 CRYSTALOAKS3/2/2, fenced back yard sec. system. $925. mo River Links Realty 352-628-1616 CRYSTALRIVER3 bedroom. 2 bath. House for rent Please contact for details. $650.00 per month 352-212-9682 CRYSTALRIVER HOME FOR RENT3 Bedroom. 2-1/2 bath. Beautiful Newer Home with 2 Car Garage. Large Lot. Laundry Room. Screened in Patio. Quiet Neighborhood. Rent $895. $900 Security Deposit Contact Connie (352)293-6223 CRYSTALRIVERSm. 3/2, $675 mo.HOMOSASSA1/1 Apt. $435. mo 352-212-4981 INVERNESS2/1/1 City wtr. & sewer non smoking, No Pets 1305 Lakeview Dr. $700. mo. 422-6263 HERNANDOAffordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352) 726-2225 INGLISCharming furnished effic/cottage all utilities incld. $645 no smoking 352-422-2994 HOMOSASSABeautiful 3/2, Manuf. Home, Rent Poss. Own 352-795-0088 CRYSTALRIVERRooms, Furn., Clean, Cable, $115wk/ 420mo $125wk/435mo 352-563-6428 CRYSTAL RIVERShare my home utilities incl. $95. week 563-1465 / 228-1802 PUBLISHERS NOTICE:All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. ABSOLUTELY STUNNING NEW 3/2, JACOBSEN HOME 5Yr. Warranty $2,650 down, only $297.44/ mo., Fixed rate W.A.C. Come and View 352-621-9181 HERNANDO Ready to move in, must see 3/2 1.5 acres $49,000 approved for FHA/ owner financing (352) 795-1272 Palm Harbor Factory liquidation sale http://www .p almharbor .c om/model center /plantcity/ $39k off select 2012 models (3) John Lyons 800-622-2832 ext 210 USED HOMESSingle, Double & Triple Wides Starting at $6,500 Call (352) 621-9183 2011 Live Oak 4BR/2BA $46,900, 28x60 Homosassa/Chaz2/1 CHA Clean, No pets$485. mo. 727-415-1805 INVERNESS55+ park Enjoy the view! 2 bd, 1 bath Lot rent, car port, water, grass cutting included. Call 800-747-4283 for details HernandoDWMH on land,Ready to move in, Call me for more information 352-795-1272 Hernando, FL 2bd/2ba doublewide needing some work, on 5 park like acres, owner financing avail. 59k (941) 778-7980 Homosassa 3/2Knobhill Ter. c/h/a, part. furn. $500. mo f/l/s 352-634-6340 INVERNESS 3/2 on 1 acres owner financed for $500. mnth w/10k down 352-560-4247 TAYLOR MADE HOMESLOT MODEL BLOWOUT All Homes Discounted $4,000 to $8,000 Even up to $12.000 off Sticker Price Call 352-621-3807 Homosassa30ft travel trailer public boat ramp close furn, water, elect. incl. $630.(574) 226-4503 LecantoLecanto Hills MH Park 55 + comm 2/2 liv,din, kit, carport, rec.rm new appl, furn, never rented $11,500 352-228-4515 352-746-4648 manager WESTWIND VILLAGE 55+ Rent or Bu y $8,000 & Up Mon Fri. 8:30 1 1 am Call for Appointment (352) 628-2090 CRYSTALRIVER2/BR $550. 3BR $750 Near Town 563-9857 FLORALCITY1/1, $450/Mo. $400/ Sec. Includes septic water, trash. No pets. (352) 344-5628 FLORAL CITYLAKEFRONT 1 Bedrm. AC, Clean, No Pets (352) 344-1025 ALEXANDER REALESTATE (352) 795-6633Crystal River Apts, 2 BR/ 1 BA $400-$500, ALSO HOMES & MOBILES AVAILABLE Ap artment s A vailable 2 bed / 2 bath $600/month Call 352-795-1795 www.ensingproperties.c om INVERNESS1/1 $400-$465 Near Hospital 352-422-2393 Inverness Homosassa Government Subsidized Apts available.Must meet eligibility requirements. Equal Housing Opportunity. Homossassa (352) 628-6073 Inverness (352) 726-4397 TTY-800-233-6694 PELICAN BAY APARTMENTS2 & 3 BEDROOM APTS HOMES Monthly rent starting at $741. Plus Utilities Carpet, Appliances, Central Heat & Air Rental Assistance available to qualified applicants: For rental info. & applications 9826 West Arms Dr. Crystal River, 352-795-7793 TDD#1-800-955-8771 Mon-Fri., 9:00-5:00P Equal Housing Opportunity Provider & Employer LABRADOODLE PUPPYOne left! Female, black, 8 weeks, very curly. All shots, health cert., flea & heartworm preventatives, smart & adorable! $500 352-410-0080 Shih Poo Puppies, 3 males, 2 females Yorkshire Puppies 1 Male (352) 795-5896 628-6188 evenings SHIH-TZU PUPS, AvailableRegistered Lots of Colors, Beverly Hills, FL (352) 270-8827 VELVETVelvet, beautiful female red Chow mix, perfect size companion @ 42 lbs. Appears housebrkn. Slowly warms to new people, but forms strong bond & is loving, quiet, obedient, clean, travels well. Great on leash. Best w/adults as inside dog in quiet home. Low exercise needed. Call Mike @ 352-201-2236 or email Dog-lover@ tampabay.rr.com. Shamrock Farms2013 Hay Crop Round Bales $60 ea. Call 352-795-1906 Male Goat For Sale $60. (352) 628-4750 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 BRING YOUR FISHING POLE! INVERNESS, FL55+ park on lake w/5 piers, clubhouse and much more! Rent includes grass cutting and your water 1 bedroom, 1 bath @$350 inc H20. 2 bedroom, 1 bath @$450 inc H20 Pets considered and section 8 is accepted. Call 800-747-4283 For Details! CRYSTALRIVER1BR/1.5BA, $450. mo 352-587-2555 2013 3/2 DW $49,900, Incl. Delivery, set-up, A/C, Skirting, steps, & furn, Decor. Call 352-795-2377 $11,094, DISCOUNT New Jacobsen, 2085 sq. ft., 4BR/3BA yr. Warranty. No down payment, use land or trade in. Payment only, $471.18 P & I, WAC Call 352-621-9182 3 Dog Travel Crates Hard Plastic, 25-40 lbs $40 OBO each 352-419-5503 Bunnies for SaleAll Colors $15 ea. 352-697-9187 MIDNIGHTMidnight, beautiful black lab mix, 3 y.o., weighs 65 lbs, already neutered, housebrkn, very sweet & playful. He would love a big fenced yard, good with other dogs & people. As a lab, would be a wonderful, loyal companion. Adoption fee $30 includes all vaccinations, chip & tests. Call Joanne @ 352-795-1288. MILEY BMiley B, approx. 1-y.o. Hound/ Mountain Cur mix, weight 48 lbs., spayed & HW neg. Originally adopted from shelter, returned because of health of owner. Miley is housebrkn, gentle, affectionate, beautiful, gets along w/other dogs, rides well in car. Loves to give kisses, loves treats. Call Joanne @ 352-795-1288. SANDYSandy, an 8-y.o. spayed Carolina Dog mix, weighs 36 lbs. Housebrkn, loves children, likes cats and male dogs, tends to dislike female dogs. Sits on command and walks well on a leash. Would make a wonderful companion, & would do best in fenced yard. Citrus County Animal Shelter, 352-746-8400. SIPSip 8-y.o. Treeing Walker Coonhound, neutered, HW-neg., housebrkn, walks well on-leash, gets along w/other dogs, well-mannered, eager to please, loving & smart. Loves petting & attention. New owner should have active lifestyle or fenced yard for Sip to play in. Does not chew or dig. Call Karen @ 218-780-1808. TOBYToby, a 6-y.o. black/white terrier mix, neutered, housebroken, heartworm -negative, weight 45 lbs. Great w/other dogs, children & even cats. Very gentle, quiet & affectionate. Walks well on leash, ideal companion for anyone. Found as a stray. Very loveable, easy-going boy. Call Michelle @ 352-726-5139. UTILITY TRAILER 2012 Easy Pull 5 x10, beaver tail extra tie downs New Cond. $875. (352) 860-1106 BABYGATE white plastic, good shape,works for dogs too,($5) 352-613-7493 WOODEN CREAM BASSINETExcellent condition must see boy or girl $60 352-422-2719 MUST SELL Karat Engagement Ring Paid $1,100. Asking $600. (352) 464-2215 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 WANT TO BUY HOUSE or MOBILE Any Area, Condition or Situation Fred, 352-726-9369 W anted :Yard sale items-buy all or part; fishing & hunt equip.; Antiques & collectibles, war items, power tools, 352-613-2944 Samantha HavenIndependent Plexus Slim Weight Loss I love helping people get healthy and motivated. Im so THANKFULthat I was showed this by a Dear friend:) The products have changed my LIFE If you would like more information call me or send me a text at 352-536-4025 Visit my web site at www.plexusslim. com/haven Cant wait to hear from you :) 4 Blue Headed Amazons $400 obo ; 4 Sun Conures. $300 obo. All Hand Fed Babies (352) 382-2233 HONCHOHoncho, a 3-y.o. American Bulldog mix, had a condition called Entropion, had surgery & is now recovered & needing a home. Neutered. A very sweet dog, a 65-lb lapdog, gets along w/all other dogs, good w/kids, but could knock small kids over because he is so strong, best w/fenced yard. Loves activity and exercise. Beautiful brown & white in color. Call Kathy @ 352-895-1218. Tweet Tweet Tweet Follow the Chronicle on www.twitter.com/ citruschronicle news as it happens right at your finger tips
C14TUESDAY,JUNE25,2013 CLASSIFIEDS CITRUSCOUNTY( FL ) CHRONICLE 520-0625 TUCRN PARKER, BUTCH 09-2013-CA-000185 Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 09-2013-CA-000185 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, v. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, GRANTEES, DEVISEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, AND CREDITORS OF BUTCH PARKER, DECEASED, ET AL. Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, GRANTEES, DEVISEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, AND CREDITORS OF BUTCH PARKER, DECEASED AND ALL CLAIMANTS, PERSONS PARTIES NATURAL OR CORPORATE, AND WHOSE EXACT LEGAL STATUS IS UNKNOWN, CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST BUTCH PARKER, DECEASED, OR ANY OF THE HEREIN NAMED OR DESCRIBED DEFENDANTS OR PARTIES CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN AND TO THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED Current residence unknown, but whose last known address was: 7571 E DERBY OAKS DR., FLORAL CITY, FL 34436 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Citrus County, Florida, to-wit: LOT 3 IN BLOCK 1 OF DERBY OAKS, UNIT NO. TWO, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 11, PAGE 135, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA. tOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 1998 DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME VIN # 8U620478KA, TITLE # 75251683, AND VIN # 8U620478KB, TITLE # 75251684 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on DOUGLAS C. ZAHM, P.A., Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 12425 28th Street North, Suite 200, St. Petersburg, FL 33716, on or before July 26, 2013 or within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this Notice of Action, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court at 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, FL 34450, either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint petition. WITNESS my hand and seal of the Court on this 11th day of June, 2013. Angela Vick, Clerk of the Circuit Court (SEAL)By:/s/ SONIA PRYLEPA, Deputy Clerk IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACT THE ADA COORDINATOR (352) 341-6400, 110 N. APOPKA AVENUE, INVERNESS, FL 34450 WITHIN TWO WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE. IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL 1-800-955-8771. June 25 & July 2, 2013. 888122946 516-0625 TUCRN Smith, Ruby Louise 2013-CP-213 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File Number: 2013-CP-287 IN RE: ESTATE OF RUBY LOUISE SMITH Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of RUBY LOUISE SMITH, deceased, whose date of death was February 14, 2013, and whose Social Security Number is xxx-xx-1958, 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 that of personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is June 18, 2013. Personal Representative /S/ LINDA C. HAGEN 425 Hagens Hollow Lane, Taylorsville, North Carolina 28681 Attorney for Personal Representative /S/ Michael T. Kovach, Jr., Esquire, Florida Bar No. 0308020KOVACH & ASSOCIATES, P.A. Post Office Box 635, Inverness, FL 34451-0635, Telephone No.: (352) 341-5557 Published in the Citrus County Chronicle, June 18 & 25, 2013. 517-0625 TUCRN Estate of DAVID F. BRUENING 2013-CP-155 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2013CP-155 IN RE: ESTATE of DAVID F. BRUENING DECEASED, NOTICE TO CREDITORS YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of DAVID F. BRUENING, deceased, File Number 2013-CP-155, by the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450; that the decedents date of death was July 7, 2013; that the total value of the estate is $74,800.00 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has beeen assigned by such order are: VIRGINIAJ. BRUENING, SURVIVING SPOUSE 3180 STONEY RIDGE ROAD, AVON, OHIO 44011 ALL INTERESTED PATIES ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against dethe estate of the cedentsn ther than whom provision for full payment was 519-0702 TUCRN THE ESTATE OF DOREEN THERES ASHLEY 2013-CP-NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE CASE NO. : 2013-CPIN RE: THE ESTATE OF DOREEN THERES ASHLEY Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of DOREEN THERES ASHLEY deceased, whose date of death was December 31, 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 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 June 25, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ RICHARD ASLEY c/o 452 Pleasant Grove Road, Inverness, Florida 34452 Attorney for Personal Representative: HAAG, HAAG & FRIEDRICH, P.A. 452 Pleasant Grove Rd, Inverness, Florida 34452 (352)726-0901, (352)726-3345 (Facsimile), Florida Bar No. 93473 /s/TANYA M. WILLIAMS, Attorney for the Estate firstname.lastname@example.org .com -Primary Email email@example.com .com -Secondary Email Published two (2) times in the Citrus County Chronicle June 25 & July 2, 2013. made in the Order of Summary Administration t file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The first date of publication of this Notice is June 18, 2013. Person Giving Notice: /s/VIRGINIAJ. BRUENING 3180 STONEY RIDGE ROAD, AVON, OHIO 44011 Attorney for Person Giving Notice /s/CLINT W. GAULT, Florida Bar #0028974 35651 DETROIT ROAD, AVON, OHIO 44011 Published two (2) times in the Citrus County Chronicle, June18 & 25, 2013. 950-0731 DAILY CRN Surplus Property Sale PUBLIC NOTICE The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners will be selling surplus property and equipment via the internet at govdeals.com July 1, 2013 -July 31, 2013 Pub: June 17 -July 31, 2013. DOG DAYS OF SUMMER 000F8TD www.villagetoyota.com352-628-5100 2 year / 25,000 mileComplimentary Maintenance Programwhen you purchase or lease a new 2012 or 2013 Toyota vehicle*2,399 due at signing to well qualified buyers, plus lease inception fees with approved credit. Buye r cannot combine offers.000FBXS 3RD ANNUAL 32 MPG $ 14,777BUY FOR ONLY $ 17,777BUY FOR ONLY $ 21,777BUY FOR ONLY 36 MPG OVER 50 HYBRIDS IN STOCK NOW! NEW 2013TOYOTA PRIUSNEW 2013TOYOTA CAMRYNEW 2013RAV4 BUY FOR ONLY$249/mo.* $ 22,995OR PAY ONLY COMPLETELY REDESIGNED MSRP $17,920 Power Windows, Power Locks, Auto. Trans.NEW 2013TOYOTA COROLLA T130666 MSRP $23,095 Power Windows, Power Locks, Cruise Control, Auto. Trans. T130864 MSRP $25,060Push Button Start, Power Windows, Power Locks, Cruise Control, Bluetooth, Auto. Trans. T130004 T130994 MSRP $24,365 Accepting Donations And Supplies Now!Please Join Us SaturdayJuly 13, 2013 11am to 3pm Adoption & Fundraiser 000EXJSbtn ftr HARLEYDAVIDSON Lowrider 14,000 mi. 1450cc,pristine.$8900 352-560-3731 Harley Davidson1976 FLH Dresser all original, 12k mi. $8500. 330-428-2499 Inglis Fl HONDA, Shadow 600 VLX, deluxe. New tires, new battery, 11K mi. Gar. kept, showroom cond. EXTRAS $3,200 obo (352) 527-2294 Your world first.Every Dayvautomotive Classifieds Mercury2002 Mountaineer V8 Eng.1 owner, loaded, exec. cond., garg. kept, 110K mi. new trans at 90K, all maint. records avail. asking $4600 352-637-0359 TOYOTA2001 4RUNNER SR5 4WD, V6 ONLY73K MILES $9995. 352-628-5100 TOYOTA2002 RAV 4 4WD 74,000 MILES, 4CYL $8995 352-628-5100 TOYOTA2005 RAV4 92K MILES, 29 MPG $9995. 352-628-5100 CHEVY2003 Venture Van, 7 pass. and priced to sell. Call 352-628-4600 For appointment CHRYSLER2012 Town & Country Wheelchair van with 10 lowered floor, ramp and tie downs call Tom for more info 352-325-1306 DODGE 2004 DAKOTA4WD CLUB CAB, SPORT $8495. 352-628-5100 TOYOTA2011 TUNDRA CREWMAX 32K MILES, 4WD, LEATHER, S/R $30995. 352-628-5100 FORD98 Explorer, 302 awd 4dr, cold ac, new parts, $2800 or trade for travel trailer (352) 628-0173 GMC2009 YUKON SLE 32K MILES $24995. 352-628-5100 HONDA2007, Element, Hard to find, cold A/C, runs great, Must See, Call (352) 628-4600 JEEP2000 Grand Cherokee V8, leather $3,995 352-341-0018 LEXUS2010 RX350 LOADED, NAV, PREMIUM RED $29995. 352-628-5100 FORD2002 MUSTANG GT 69K MILES, LEATHER $8995. 352-628-5100 Mazda2012 3i, 5-door Touring, graphite 7300 mi, ext. warranty exc. cond. $16,388. 727-857-6583 MAZDA 6261999, 4 cyl, DOHC, 160K Miles, runs great, $2750 obo. Call after 2pm (352) 513-4932 Mercury98 Grand Marquis high mileage, runs great good cond. $2000. (352) 795-1592 Toyota06 Scion tC, with spoiler 79k mi, auto, 1 owner, non-smoker, exec. cond $ 9100. OBO 270-8664 Chevrolet2004 Corvette Convertible Arctic White, torch red leather, polished aluminum wheels, auto heads up display, bose, senior owned pristine, 11k $31,900 OBO 352-513-4257 CHEVY1968 Corvette Matching numbers, convertible, 4-speed, 327CI, 350HP. Great clean car, Lemans Blue, first offer over $25,000 takes it. 352-795-4426 or 352-601-0560 FORD, Mustang Convertible, automatic V6, ice cold air, brand new top, new drivers seat, new front struts new dual exhaust, new rear end, body is perfect 139k mile $4,000 (352) 382-7001 FORD1995 MUSTANG 5.0 Loaded, 56k original miles, leather interior, exc. inside/outnew tires, V8, $8,500 352-527-6988 OldsmobileCutlass Supreme Conv. 94, needs work $1250. 352-341-4178 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 BIG SALERENT -BUY-SELL CAR -TRUCK -BOAT CONSIGNMENT USA US 19 & US 44, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 CHEVYSilver Malibu LS, 2007, 80,000 mi, Auto, 4 cyl. $7000 (352) 795-6260 CHRYSLER2010, PT Cruiser $11,495. 352-341-0018 DUDLEYS AUCTION 4 AUCTIONS Tuesday, 6/ 25~ Lecanto Fro-Yo Shop Contents/Equipment 9am STORE RIGHT SELF STORAGE 1227 S Lecanto Hwy Lecanto, FL34461 Wednesday, 6/26The BED Restaurant Contents in Dunnellon, FL9am (Plaza of Dunnellon) 11582 N William St Dunnellon, FL34432 Thursday, 6/27Estate Adventure Auction 3pm out 6pm in, 97 Toyota Avalon designer cherry wood furniture, Always so much to choose from Friday, 6/28Citrus Hills Condominium 10am 270 E. Glassboro Ct #17 unit 3A Hernando, FL34442 Call or web for info Dudleys Auction 352-637-9588 www.dudleys auction.com 10%BPAu2267 AB1667 Maine-ly Real Estate #381384 FORD2004, Mustang, Looking for a sports car? Here it is, 6 cyl. automatic, appointment Only Call 352-628-4600 HONDA2013 Civic LX, Priced to sell, Serious callers only 352-628-9444 HYUNDAI, Elantra, new engine, plugs, hoses, wrtr pump, premium tires, maint records avail. Excel. Cond. $4,200 352382-1088 KIAOPTIMAHYBRID EX ONLY3K MILES, LOADED $21995. 352-628-5100 BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID-$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 KEEPyour used auto parts in Citrus Co. Dales Auto Parts. & Salvage Pays top $$$ 352-628-4144 AFFORDABLEAutos & Trucks 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser $3950 2001 Plymouth Neon $2495 1999 Chevy Venture Van $2300 1995 Toyota Camry $2275CALL TED T ODA Y (352) 5 6 3 -1 9 0 2 1675 S Suncoast Blvd. Homosassa, Fl BIG SALERENT -BUY-SELL CAR -TRUCK -BOAT CONSIGNMENT USA US 19 & US 44, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 BUICK2006 Lacrosse CX 92K MILES, LIKE NEW $8995. 352-628-5100 CHEVROLET1999 White Monte Carlo Z34,One Owner, 145k miles, leather interior, automatic, CD player, New Paint Job, asking $2,000 obo located in Inglis 352-447-3021 CHEVROLET2005, Equinox, extra clean, sunroof $9,495. 352-341-0018 CHEVROLET2006, Impala $5,995 352-341-0018 CHEVROLET2008, Malibu, $9,995 352-341-0018 CHEVY2008, Cobalt, 2 DR, automatic, power windows, power locks, cold A/C, Call for Appointment 352-628-4600