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CLASSIFIED: Comics 11-14 | Dear Abby 14 | TV Listings 15 THE SUN: Obituaries 5 | Crosswords 7 | Police Beat 7 | Viewpoint 8 | Opinion 9 | Legals 10 VOL. 123 NO. 58An Edition of the SunAMERICA’S BEST COMMUNITY DAILYFRIDAY FEBRUARY 27, $1.00 Variable clouds; a shower or two.70 56 High Low Look inside for valuable couponsThis year’s savings to date ...S UN COUPON VALUE METER CHARLIE SAYS ...I am going to stay away from the escargot !INDEX | 705252000258 Daily Edition $1.00 $39,129 DO YOU WANT FRIES WITH THAT? DANGEROUS PARASITE IN FLORIDA SNAILSThe tactics restaurants use to nudge you into spending and eating a little extra may be subtler than you realize. Scientists say the “rat lungworm” has been found in multiple species of snails, including the invasive giant African snail.THE WIRE PAGE 1THE WIRE PAGE 1 SPORTS: Lotto 2 THE WIRE: Nation 2 | World 2,8 | State 3 | Business 6-7 | Weather 8 Bed boards, $40In Today’s Classifieds! Charlotte SunAND WEEKLY HERALDCALL US AT 941-206-1000 Have you ever found a crumpled $5 bill in a pants pocket or at the bottom of a purse not used for a while? The surprisingly forgotten money stayed where it was until you found it, no matter how long it took. The last Sharon and Irv Forsch remember, they had about $400 in a savings account with Fifth Third Bank in Port Charlotte. “We treated it as a small amount of emergency cash that would have been easily accessible since the bank is within walking distance of our home,” Sharon wrote me. The last activity on the account was in 2009. However, the couple became concerned when they got a letter from Fifth Third informing them that if they didn’t contact the bank, their money would be turned over to the state of Florida. “We went to the bank to nd that fees have periodically been removed from the balance, leaving us with a little over $100,” Sharon said. “Here we thought we had this tiny cushion of cash tucked away, and we did nothing with the account but leave it there.” Sharon and Irv withdrew what remained and learned money forgotten or ignored in a nancial institution is not necessarily going to be there, like that crumbled bill in your purse or pants pocket. That’s because nancial institutions can charge a “dormancy fee” if written in its customer agreement. Fifth Third’s denes inactivity as “no deposit into or withdrawal from the account.” It assesses monthly fees after 12 months of inactivity for a checking account and 36 months for a savings account. This information is provided in a handbook at account opening. That means, with a relatively small balance, dormancy fees can wipe out an account. Under Florida law, after five years of inactivity, the financial institution declares the account “unclaimed,” and turns control of any balance over to the state. Sharon and Irv said they never got any statements showing the dormancy fees and were unable to access their account online, despite asking for Ignoring a bank account is costly PUNTA GORDA — A judge will soon decide whether an accused killer’s rights were violated after a conversation between him and his lawyer was recorded and sent by jail staff to state prosecutors. After arguments from both sides wrapped up late Thursday at the Charlotte County Justice Center, 20th Judicial Circuit Judge George Richards said he’d issue a written ruling. He didn’t specify when. Twentieth Judicial Circuit Assistant Public Defender Toby Oonk, the chief APD in Charlotte, led a motion earlier this month asking the court to dismiss a second-degree murder charge — and charges in two unrelated cases, including armed robbery — against his client Dwayne Johnson. Oonk also had asked the judge, at a minimum, to disqualify the 20th Judicial Circuit State Attorney’s Ofce from trying the cases. Johnson is accused in the fatal shooting of Kello Bonhomme in September. The requests came after Oonk learned a privileged conversation between him and Johnson — who is Judge to go on recordBy ADAM KREGERSTAFF WRITERRECORD | 6 SARASOTA — Even at the age of 90, Eugenie Clark — affectionately known as the “Shark Lady” — wasn’t ready to hang up her ippers. “It never stops,” Clark told the Sun about her curiosity for new under standing of sh and sea life. She was celebrating her 90th birthday in May 2012 and still was joining research trips to the Red Sea, Indonesia and elsewhere. Her research is done now. Clark, 92, died Wednesday in her Sarasota home with her family. She reportedly died of nonsmoking-related lung cancer. Her last dive was in 2014 in the Gulf of Aqaba, located in the Red Sea. Her latest research is under review for publication, and she had more than 200 publications over her long career. The loss is particularly felt at Mote Marine Laboratory, where Clark was recognized among its founders. “There was absolutely no one like Genie Clark,” Michael P. Crosby, Mote president and CEO, said. “Her passion for science and her freedom to pur sue that science at Mote continue to inspire us all.” Robert Hueter, director of Mote’s Center for Shark Research, called Clark his senior, mentor, adviser and friend. Even into her 90s, Hueter said Clark’s mind and heart were committed to marine science and research. She also had an ability to relate to anyone who came to her ofce — whether elementary By STEVE REILLYSTAFF WRITERSHARK | 6PORT CHARLOTTE — Drug Free Charlotte County has made great strides since its beginnings over a decade ago when the county’s high school alcohol use was the highest in the state, but a new annual report shows more challenges ahead. One of the new challenges is reaching out to children at a younger age, said Diane Ramseyer, executive director of the nonprot that has a coalition of community partners. Others include ramping up educational efforts about marijuana and prescription drug abuse, and stepping up their efforts to make sure alcohol use among high school students goes back down. The new annual report was unveiled Thursday at the Charlotte County Public Schools district headquarters in Murdock. A small group of health eld workers, community members, and a law enforcement ofcer attended the meeting. A discussion followed the presentation. Ramseyer presented the new data in two parts. The rst part was the 2014 Social Norms Survey, in which 9,000 Charlotte County middle and high school students were asked whether they’d used drugs, alcohol, marijuana and other drugs in the past 30 days. The second part compared Charlotte County rates to the state average. Findings showed actual rates of use have declined among middle school students across the board compared to the previous year, while there has Anti-drug coalition targets new areas By SOMMER BROKAWSTAFF WRITERANTI-DRUG | 6READER ADVOCATE David MORRISCOLUMNIST PHOTO PROVIDED BY MOTE MARINE LABORATORYAbove: Eugenie “Shark Lady” Clark, Ph.D., studies a shark during the early days of her research.SUN FILE PHOTO BY STEVE REILLYLeft: Mote founder Eugenie Clark, left, and former First Lady Laura Bush were among those who cut the ribbon to a new Mote Marine Laboratory satellite oce in Boca Grande in January 2013. Clark, known as the “Shark Lady,” passed away Wednesday at the age of 92. CORRECTIONS: At the Feb.9 North Port City Commission meeting, regarding the first reading of the amended Neighborhood Commercial Zoning ordinance, Commissioner Linda Yates made a motion to increase the maximum size of business signs in the commercial district from 12 square feet to 24 square feet, which followed the Planning and Zoning Advisory Board’s recommendation. Yates’ motion to accept the P&Z’s recommendation to increase the sign size died due to a lack of a second. A Feb.17 story in some editions of the Sun stated otherwise. A Monday commission meeting again brought up the commercial zoning ordinance. At the end of the discussion, Commissioner Cheryl Cook made an amended motion to include P&Z’s recommendation to increase the sign size, the same recommendation given Feb.9. Yates replied to Cook’s motion saying she supported it, was glad the sign issue was brought back up for consideration, and that she had brought up accepting the P&Z’s recommendation during the prior commission meeting. A story in some editions of Wednesday’s Sun stated otherwise. The family of Patricia Dupuis, who died in December, named “Nic 4 Village Place Leasing LLC” as the defendant in a negligence lawsuit filed this week. The suit and case have no connection to Village Place Health and Rehabilitation Center. The Sun had incorrect information in Thursday’s editions. Snook season opens on the Gulf Coast at midnight Saturday (just before Sunday morning). A story in Thursday’s WaterLine did not specify the time. DAVID | 6Written ruling to come in Charlotte jail caseMote mourns the ‘Sa L’ l ,.n;'i' srf Jff-} wf 1M ~ 'i fAlk.iK 1(01/IIIIIIIIIIUMD \ ; IL . J


Our Town Page 2 E/N/C The Sun /Friday, February 27, 2015 The SUN (USPS 743170) is published daily at Sun Coast Media Group, Inc., 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980-2100. Periodicals postage paid at Punta Gorda, FL. Postmaster: Please send address changes to the SUN, 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, Florida 33980-2100. SUBSCRIPTIONS Home Delivery Rates: Newspaper designated market: City ZoneCarrier home delivered 7 days. Rates as follows plus 7% Florida Sales Tax: Monthly Bank/ Credit Card .........................$18.14 3 Months ............................$69.17 6 Months ..........................$124.47 1 Year ...............................$217.69Does not include Waterline and TV Times. Above rates do not include sales tax.Subscribers residing in outlying areas may incur additional delivery charge. 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Our Town Page 4 E/N/C The Sun /Friday, February 27, 2015 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS Leaders are closer to a decision to turn the abandoned Impac building in Punta Gorda into a southern hub for Western Michigan University and its area alumni, according to Charlotte County Economic Development Director Tom Patton. In fact, the scope of the project also could be expanding beyond the initial plans that largely focused on aviation, Patton said at Wednesday night’s Charlotte County Republican Club meeting at the Isles Yacht Club. Western Michigan University President John Dunn and several of the university’s deans, as well as area alumni, will be in town next week for another round of discussions, Patton said. The talks, rst reported last year by the Sun , have been ongoing, both in Punta Gorda and at the university in Kalamazoo, Mich. Patton said he feels they are getting close to a decision that could signicantly expand the initial plans to establish a student pilot and technician training program involving the university’s College of Aviation, Florida SouthWestern State College and Punta Gorda Airport. He said new programs could involve ne arts and humanities, environmental engineering and medicine, with graduate students working with local physicians on programs to aid the county’s senior citizens, dealing with conditions like vision problems and hearing loss. The aviation program would be an excellent one, Patton said, but not enough, by itself, “to make it work.” A key ingredient in the expanded plans, Patton said, would be the university’s ability to maintain close contact with some 1,500 alumni in Sarasota, Charlotte and Lee counties, and to bring in graduate students “to work with us.” Also, he said, Western Michigan would get the use of the Impac building, “a gorgeous education facility,” without making capital investment. The building, which has been used for education in the past, is located near Fishermen’s Village off Retta Esplanade. The aviation program would feature a twoyear program at Florida SouthWestern, followed by two years at Western Michigan, for a fouryear degree in aviation technology, as well as a pilot training program. Salaries in the aviation technology eld, Patton said, range from $60,000 to $120,000 a year. The pilot training program would need a hangar at the airport, Patton said, but the Impac building could house ight simulators. The program could have up to 50 pilots training in a 14-month program by next summer. “We need more pilots,” Patton said. The area would benet from the economic impact of Western Michigan staff living in the area — renting or buying, shopping and contributing to tax rolls, he said. Patton said next week’s Western Michigan visit will be a signicant one for moving the project forward: “We’re getting closer and closer. We’re hoping for a decision. It would be a home run for us.” He also indicated a solution for the Murdock Village development problem is getting closer. “All I can say right now is, ‘hold onto your hats,’” he said of the longdiscussed commercialresidential project. 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The Sun /Friday, February 27, 2015 E/N/C Our Town Page 5 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS CHARLOTTE Sandra K. HarveySandra K. Harvey, 67, of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away peacefully Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Port Charlotte, Fla., surrounded by her family. She was born Jan. 19, 1948, in British Guyana. Sandra and her husband Mearl J. Harvey, whom she wed in August 1970, moved to Port Charlotte in 1982 from Michigan. Sandra, a local elementary teacher for 32 years, attended Trinity Baptist Church in Punta Gorda. She is survived by her beloved husband of more than 44 years, Mearl; daughter, Kristeen K. Harvey of Punta Gorda; grandchildren, Mearl, Jerrica, Austin and Selina; six great-grandchildren; brother, Kenneth Peterson of Michigan; and numerous extended family members. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until the start of the funeral service celebrating Sandra’s life at 7 p.m. Monday, March 2, 2015, at Roberson Funeral Homes Port Charlotte Chapel. The Rev. Steven C. Thompson, Pastor of Trinity Baptist Church, will ofciate. Friends may visit online at to sign the memory book and extend condolences to the family. Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Homes & Crematory Punta Gorda Chapel.Betty Sherman McMahonBetty Sherman McMahon, a retired woman of many talents, died Monday, Feb. 23, 2015 in Punta Gorda, Fl. She was 85. Grandma Betty as she was known to so many, spent the last 40 years enjoying the Sun of Southwest Florida and had many professions throughout her 85 ve years of life. But her greatest achievement didn’t lie in the workplace. Betty was and will be always known for her love of family. She has left behind three children, Nancy Allman of Arcadia, FL, Robert (Noweda) Sherman McNeill of Johnston City, IL and Robin (Don) Lindecamp of Punta Gorda, FL; 13 grandchildren, 33 greatgrandchildren and one great-great-grandchild that will truly miss her love and straight-forward mentality. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Francis McMahon; daughter, Barbara Davis Neal; grandsons, Michael McNeill and Stephen Martin; great-grandsons, Shane Bunch and Paul Mailman, Jr. Betty’s greatest accomplishment was her ability to bring family together for years at her Cape Coral Home. Swimming, shing, and family get-togethers bonded the family with a sense of tradition and fond memories. Being a classic thinker meant she was sure to give you the shirt off her back, but not without the strong words you needed to get back on your feet. She truly had shoulders of immense strength with a heart to match. A private family service will be held. Memorial donations may be made to Tidewell Hospice, Inc., 1444 Veronica St., Port Charlotte, FL 33952. To express condolences to the family please visit and sign the online guest book.Robert J. MeierRobert J. “Bob” Meier, 87, of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. He was born May 7, 1927, in Chicago, Ill. Bob served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a Chicago reghter for 10 years, changing his career to owner of Johnson Meier Company, an iron construction company, for approximately 40 years. He is survived by his sons, Mark (Michele) Meier of Punta Gorda, and Daniel (Karen) Meier of Wonder Lake, Ill.; sister, Marilyn Borresen of Glen Ellyn, Ill. and grandsons, Robert, Brian and Jeffrey Meier. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth; parents, Henry and Dorthy Meier; brother, Jim; and stepgrandson, Justin Braswell. The service will be held at a later date at Bay Pines National Cemetery in St. Petersburg, Fla. Arrangements are by National Cremation Society of Port Charlotte, Fla.Randall Sheldon RuggRandall Sheldon “Randy” Rugg, 70, died peacefully Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at Bayfront Health Punta Gorda, Fla. He was born Feb. 15, 1945, in Ashtabula, Ohio, while his father Thomas was at sea during World War II, and his mother Carol lived with her mother Ruth. Mr. Rugg graduated from Miami of Ohio University; served over four years in the U.S. Navy; and worked in the family business, the E.T. Rugg Co., and other businesses, prior to pursuing an elusive esoteric calling of spirituality. His journey throughout the world brought peace, love and opened the hearts of all he touched. So many will deeply miss Randy. All of us know he is at peace. He is survived by his children, Leah and Joel Rugg, both of Granville, Ohio; grandchildren, Hunter and Max; and siblings, Stephen Rugg, Elizabeth Rugg and Kathy (Jack) Bertani, all residing in Punta Gorda. In memoriam, prayer and loving was his being. The family would suggest his mantra could be served best with any contribution to The Memorial Gardens, Burnt Store Presbyterian Church, 11330 Burnt Store Road, Punta Gorda, FL 33950; or Tidewell Hospice, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238. Pay respects at www.charlottememorial. com. Arrangements are by Charlotte Memorial Funeral Home, Cemetery and Crematory, Punta Gorda.NORTH PORT Murland ArchamboMurland “Tiny” Archambo, 86, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in his home in North Port, Fla., following a battle with pancreatic cancer. Tiny was an avid golfer for several years in both Florida and Ohio. He was an active member with the North Port Moose, AMVETS and the Sylvania Masonic Lodge. He enjoyed playing poker and acting; he did several plays in his home community. Tiny was the Captain of the volunteer Sylvania Fire Fighters for many years. He was a retired gasoline tanker truck driver. A friend to all he met, Tiny will be greatly missed, loved and never forgotten. He leaves behind his wife of 50 years, Doris Archambo; sister, Wilma Zwiefel; stepbrother, Walter Wilson; daughters, Paula (John) Sheppard and Della Archambo; son, Carl Hovey; grandkids, Shawn (Giselle) Hovey, Mike (Stacy) Self, Kychia Archambo, Josh (Jennifer) Self and Josh (Courtney) Sheppard; 13 great-grandkids; and the many friends he has met over the years. In lieu of owers, the family requests that you make donations to Hospice or the Wounded Warrior Project. Arrangements are by McKee Funeral HomeCremation Centers of America, North Port.ENGLEWOODThere were no deaths reported in Englewood Thursday.DESOTOThere were no deaths reported in DeSoto Thursday. | OBITUARIES S ARASOTA COUNTY — Sarasota County government is looking to improve diversity among its employees. While county leaders are doing a good job recruiting minority candidates, County Commission chairwoman Carolyn Mason is saying they are falling short when it comes to hiring more of those candidates. “I’m a rm believer in our workforce looking more like our community, and right now, ours isn’t,” Mason said. County Human Resources Director Joanie Whitley said county policy is to diversify the employ ment roll. “We do have a workforce diversity plan that we submit to the board for approval every ve years,” she said. “And we update the statistics to see how we are doing with our demographics.” But demographics can’t trump qualications. “We work with our managers to make sure they are hiring the best candidates possible,” Whitley said. Mason agrees. “I’m not saying to hire minorities for the sake of hiring them, but there are qualied people out there,” she said. The challenge can sometimes be nding them. That’s where Michael Suarez comes in. As a human resources education professional, Suarez spends a lot of time in the community letting young people and adults know there are opportunities available within the county hierarchy. “I try to nd people who are, or may be, interested in careers within Sarasota County,” he said. One area with extensive potential is within the county’s re department and emergency medical services. “There are several re stations in the pipeline over the next several years,” said Lana Bruce of human resources workforce planning. “There are going to be a lot of opportunities there.” Suarez said he works with a lot of young people who are interested in those careers and they can start working toward that goal early. “Some schools will allow them to go to EMT schools while they’re still in high school,” he said. Suarez said he monitors openings in those and other departments and lets potential candidates know when a position becomes available. Whitley said the county has made strides in getting more women interested in jobs with the re department — a traditionally male-dominated career. The county has several initiatives in place to bolster minority hires, Whitley said. That includes trying to keep qualied people in the area. “We focus on young people in the community to try to get them interested in county government early on, so they don’t go to school and then move away,” she said. “We need to attract and maintain young people in our area.” That means getting the word out, Suarez said. “We have to let the community know that the county is interested in hiring a diverse work force,” he said. The more diverse the pool of qualied applicants, he said, the more diverse the workforce will become. “One of the things in our diversity plan is for the workforce to be reective of our community. We encourage leadership and managers to embrace this,” Whitley said. 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At www. — endorsed by the nonprot National Association of Unclaimed Property Managers — you can search the combined databases of 40 participating states, including Florida or any state individually. Data refreshes weekly. Try it now and see if you have any “lost treasure.” Then le a free claim. But never pay a soliciting private “locator” rm with access to these databases to do it for you. David Morris is the Sun’s consumer advocate and a Florida Society of News Editors award-winning columnist. Contact him c/o the Sun, 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980; email dmorris@; or leave a message at 941-206-1114. DAVIDFROM PAGE 1 been a slight uptick for high school students. It also showed age of onset started as early as 10 or 11, prompting the call for earlier outreach. With their brains still developing, “if you can prevent them from doing drugs until 16 or older, then you are far more likely to prevent a future addiction,” Ramseyer said. Deputy David Sonne, a school resource ofcer at L.A. Ainger Middle School, suggested starting outreach at fth grade, and doing more to educate parents about monitoring their children’s behavior on the Internet in the discussion that followed. Parents in the audience agreed with the ofcer that keeping watch on their children’s online activity was important. Sonne added he saw in a documentary lm recently that drugs such as marijuana have become more potent with THC levels once at 3 to 6 percent and now at 25 to 30 percent. High school rates for alcohol use were up 1 percentage point from the previous year. Prescription drug abuse in high school was up 2 percentage points from 12 percent use in 2013 to 14 percent in 2014. Though the coalition has been involved with initiatives such as “take back boxes,” and “spring cleaning,” Ramseyer said they’ve focused more on alcohol and marijuana. Still, marijuana use was up the most — 4 percentage points — among high school students. Ramseyer said a student told her she didn’t see why it was a big deal because at the time Florida was considering an amendment to legalize it. Ramseyer said the coalition needs more volunteers to work with them on prevention of prescription drug and marijuana use. To nd out more, call her at 941-400-2067. Email: ANTIDRUGFROM PAGE 1ALCOHOL USEThepercentage of Charlotte County high school students who reported drinking alcohol in the past 30 days: 2002: 54percent 2014: 32percent MARIJUANA USECharlotte County high school students who used marijuana in the last 30 days: 2013: 25percent 2014: 29percent Middle school: 2013: 6percent 2014: 7percent FAST FACTIn 2002, the Florida Youth Substance Abuse Survey rated Charlotte County high school students’ alcohol-use rate as the state’s highest. It now ranks 48th out of 67 counties. school students, heads of state or rst ladies. Lew Hastings, Boca Grande Area Chamber of Commerce executive director, met Clark in 2013 at a ribbon-cutting for a Mote satellite ofce in Boca Grande. He considers the experience a privilege. “She had a remarkable personality,” Hastings said. No matter where in the world her research took her, Hastings said, Clark expressed her concern for Southwest Florida’s marine habitat. Not without reason. According to Mote and Clark’s 2010 autobiography “The Lady and the Sharks,” she was a researcher at the Cape Haze Marine Laboratory, founded by the Vanderbilt family in 1950 and located where the Placida Harbour development is today on Placida Road (County Road 775). She became the director of the Cape Haze lab when it moved to Siesta Key in 1960 and had already built a reputation as a world-renowned ichthyologist. The lab would evolve into Mote. Recalling her rst year at the Cape Haze lab in 1955, Clark wrote, “By the end of the year, 28 scientists had come to visit and work at the lab for a few days or sometimes about a week. Many discussed with me plans to come back for a longer visit the following year with research projects.” Englewood historian Diana Harris met Clark several times when she visited Englewood. “She was not only gracious but very down to earth and a very cheerful person,” Harris recalled. “She seemed totally oblivious to the attention that she received.” At a time when female scientists — especially in the eld — were rare, Clark’s photo was featured in National Geographic magazine during a research dive trip to study the behavior of sleeping sharks in Mexico. She downplayed her featured appearance in the magazine, telling the Sun any dangers she faced that day “the male underwater photographer and other male researchers faced.” In an article appearing on www.nationalgeographic. com in the wake of her death, National Geographic photographer David Doubilet recalled Clark as someone who “never outgrew this absolute fascination of looking and seeing and observing under water.” And Doubilet said, “Even when I was a younger man and she was older, I couldn’t keep up with her. She moved with a kind of liquid speed under water.” Clark rst fell in love with sh and marine science as a small girl in Queens, N.Y. She spent much of her time the New York Aquarium at Battery Park. At Hunter College, Clark majored in zoology and went on taking graduate courses, including studying at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography. As a college student, she described herself as someone who viewed the world with “sh-colored glasses,” even for her English composition assignments. She earned her master’s and doctorate degrees at New York University and was named a Fulbright Research Scholar in 1951. “She was a very caring mom,” said John Bass IV. His grandfather, John “Jack” Bass Jr., established the Bass Biological Laboratory and Zoological Research Supply Co. in Englewood in the early 1930s. The Bass lab operated until 1944. “(Clark) would call us on the phone, and we’d gather kids in the neighborhood and go out with her to catch sea critters,” Bass said. He and Clark’s children grew up together. Clark is survived by her four children: Hera, Aya, Tak and Niki Konstantinou. Mote and her family are planning a public celebration of her life. Details will be announced.Email: reilly@sun-herald.comSHARKFROM PAGE 1 PHOTO PROVIDED BY MOTE MARINE LABORATORYEugenie Clark — aectionately known as the “Shark Lady” and a founder of Mote Marine Laboratory — remained an active researcher into her 90s. Clark, 92, died Wednesday in her Sarasota home surrounded by her family. in the Charlotte County Jail — had been recorded in November and sent by jail staff to prosecutors in January. Judge Richards began hearing testimony last Friday related to Oonk’s motions for disqualication and dismissal. The hearing then continued Thursday. Assistant State Attorney Rich Montecalvo, the 20th Judicial Circuit SAO ofce head in Lee County, spoke in defense of the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Ofce and prosecutors. He said on Thursday it would be “absurd” for the judge to dismiss charges against Johnson. Under oath last Friday, jail ofcials said they didn’t know privileged conversations were being recorded. The sheriff’s ofce later determined a 2011 software malfunction led to as many as 1,900 recordings. They also testied that ve videos — including the OonkJohnson one — were sent by accident to the SAO. Prosecutors said they didn’t listen to any of the conversations. Thursday in court, with about a dozen uninvolved lawyers sitting in on the hearing, Oonk reiterated to Judge Richards the sanctity of the attorney-client privilege — one of the oldest recognized privileges for condential communications in America. The legal concept is intended to protect lawyers from testifying against their clients. “Is it just a rule of evidence?” Oonk asked, rhetorically. “The answer, judge, is, ‘No.’” Oonk said the privilege is implied in multiple articles of the United States Constitution. Also Thursday, Oonk suggested the Sheriff’s Ofce knew privileged conversations were being recorded. To believe they didn’t know about it for four years, he said, “offends common sense.” Oonk also criticized a recently completed CCSO internal investigation related to the issue, saying it was conducted to “deect blame” and not answer any significant questions. For example, Oonk pointed out, the report refers to four other privileged conversations that were recorded and distributed to prosecutors, but those matters weren’t investigated. Montecalvo defended the Sheriff’s Ofce. “The testimony is that none of this was intentional,” he said. “(And) there is no record of a cover-up.” Oonk said, because of “the way (the SAO) and CCSO share infor mation,” it might be “impossible” to know the true severity of the recording issue. Johnson’s murder trial has been scheduled to begin March 23. Email: RECORDFROM PAGE 1 SARASOTA COUNTY — A 16-year-old girl took the stand Thursday in the sexual battery trial of Anthony James Jacot, revealing three incidents in which he allegedly raped the teen, once in a hotel room bathroom the night of her birthday. Jacot, 21, of North Port, is accused of raping two teenage girls in separate incidents. He faces a maximum of 60 years in prison if convicted. According to police reports, Jacot, then 20, began a sexual relationship with the girl (who took the stand Thursday) when she was 15, after meeting him at the Port Charlotte Town Center mall. Reports state the girl was choked and raped by Jacot 12 separate times. A second girl, who was not present or mentioned Thursday at the Sarasota County Justice Center, reported in July 2014 that Jacot raped her when she was 17. Both girls told police that Jacot used alcohol and drugs and had extreme mood swings, during which he would become physically and sexually abusive. The 16-year-old testied that she met Jacot at the mall in December 2013, and the two began a “friends with benets” relationship. Assistant State Attorney Kristina Lawrence asked her to recount some of the times Jacot allegedly had sex with her against her will. The rst occurred after Jacot woke the girl, who was staying over at a friend’s home, at 4 a.m. by knocking on a window. “My friend’s family started to wake up so I decided to go with him,” she said. “We went to his house ... and I tried to go to bed. He took off his clothes and got into bed with me. He started touching me and tried getting on top of me. I told him I didn’t want to ... we ended up on the oor. I told him no but he was drunk.” The girl went on to say that the defendant pulled her by her hair and forced her to perform a sex act. The teen testied she slept on Jacot’s living room couch and called her parents to pick her up the next morning. Another alleged incident, on the girl’s 16th birthday in midApril 2014, took place at a hotel room that the teen’s parents got for her birthday celebration. She testied that Jacot brought her into a bathroom a few feet away from where at least two of her friends were sleeping. “I was upset, crying, trying to tell him to stop, but I didn’t want him to hit me like he did before,” she said. “There were still people there; I didn’t want anyone to know. I didn’t tell anyone about it.” The teen also testied that Jacot coerced her into taking the over-thecounter cold medication Triple C and drinking alcohol, “mostly vodka.” The girl said some of the sex over the course of the veto six-month relationship with Jacot was “consensual” despite her being only 15 until mid-April. The age of consent in Florida can be 16 if a 16-year-old is consenting to having sex with someone age 16 to 23. Defense attorney Mark De Sisto tried to depict the girl as a liar and a drug and alcohol user prior to meeting Jacot. De Sisto asked the teen if she ever had a physical exam or a rape kit performed, or kept any evidence like underwear or sheets. She said no. North Port Police Detective Kishia Veigel with the sex crimes unit took the stand and conrmed that no rape kit or exam ever was ordered or taken on the girl. “Too much time had passed,” Veigel said. “Evidence doesn’t stay on a female very long.” De Sisto said in closing arguments that the teen wanted to continue a relationship with Jacot after she found out he was still involved with his ex-girlfriend. “You’re telling me this 15-year-old girl is strong enough to go through (numerous) rapes and not tell anybody?” De Sisto asked. “No, this happened because she wanted the relationship, and he was being a 20-year-old and living his life. “How would no one else around her not know? Not her parents, her friends. There wasn’t one person saying, ‘Something’s wrong here.’” Jacot faces ve charges — sexual battery of a minor, three counts of lewd or lascivious behavior, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Both sides rested Thursday. Twelfth Circuit Judge Charles Roberts read instructions to the six jurors and one alter nate just before 5 p.m. The trial will resume at 9 a.m. today with jury deliberations.Email: sgholar@sun-herald.comTeen testifies about alleged sexual abuseBy SAMANTHA GHOLARSTAFF WRITER JACOT PETSAREGOOD FO RY OURMENTALANDPHYSICALWELLBEING.Find that special companion in the Classifieds today! I I


The Sun /Friday, February 27, 2015 E/N/C Our Town Page 7 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS Look for a third crossword in the Sun Classified section. SARASOTA COUNTY — A 24-year-old worker on a scissor lift died Thursday afternoon at Westfield Sarasota Square mall, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office. The accident happened just before 2 p.m. inside the mall’s old movie theater at 8201 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, where construction is taking place, the SCSO reported. The victim, Jonathan M. Dennis of Sanford, Fla., was pronounced dead at the scene. He was employed by Creative Environmental Services of Orlando, a subcontractor of Gerardi Construction Inc., officials said. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, is conducting an investigation into the accident. FHP: Teen involved in motorcycle crashENGLEWOOD — A 17-year-old boy remained in the hospital Thursday after being involved in a motorcycle crash Wednesday afternoon. The Florida Highway Patrol said Brad Baker was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers after the accident with an unspecied model “Honda,” which occurred around 5:45 p.m. on South McCall Road. Charlotte County Fire/EMS noted the boy was taken by ambulance because a helicopter was unable to land due to dense fog. Baker is an outelder for the Port Charlotte Pirates baseball team. The Pirates played a game at Lemon Bay High School against the Manta Rays a little over an hour after the wreck. Baker ranks third on the Pirates roster in batting average, at .333, according to MaxPreps. The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Arianna Mae Adoptante, 20, 8500 block of Amberjack Circle, Englewood. Charge: violation of probation (original charge: possession of alcohol by a person under 21 years old). Bond: $275. Joseph Paul Beaulieu, 63, 100 block of Revere St., Port Charlotte. Charge: violation of probation (original charge: violating the county’s open-container ordinance). Bond: $275. Peter James Bonfiglio, 27, 20200 block of Kinderkemac Ave., Port Charlotte. Charge: grand theft. Bond: $10,000. Richard Dale Cato-Groves, 38, 11200 block of Pineapple Road, Punta Gorda. Charge: violation of probation (original charge: DUI). Bond: none. Cynthia Marie Dahl, 44, of Sunnybrook Road, Punta Gorda. Charges: two counts of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, one count of possession of drug parapher nalia and an off-bond recommit. Bond: none. Patricia Ann Diaz, 32, of Riverside Drive, Punta Gorda. Charges: two counts of violation of probation (original charges: possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, possession of a harmful new legend drug and possession of drug paraphernalia). Bond: none. Ginny Marie Eason, 32, 2500 block of S. McCall Road, Englewood. Charge: an out-of-county warrant. Bond: $545. Rhett Bennett Frizzell, 53, 22400 block of Catherine Ave., Port Charlotte. Charges: two counts of violation of probation (original charges: possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia). Bond: none. Michael Marino, 51, 21200 block of Meehan Ave., Port Charlotte. Charge: violation of probation (original charge: battery). Bond: none. Charles Richard Shannon, 51, 1700 block of Banana St., Port Charlotte. Charge: violation of probation (original charge: battery). Bond: none. Steven Jack Stansel, 24, 5000 block of North Beach Road, Englewood. Charges: two off-bond recommits. Bond: none. Maksim Vladinirovich Voytukhov, 36, 30600 block of Hillsborough Ave., North Port. Charges: two counts of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $12,000. Katheryna Zhyla, 25, 3700 block of El Jobean Road, Port Charlotte. Charges: two counts of possession of a controlled substance and abusing a temporary tag. Bond: $12,000. The Punta Gorda Police Department reported the following arrest: Kara Leigh Hartt, 30, 3100 block of Marine Terrace, Punta Gorda. Charges: possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $7,000. Neighborhood watch: Charlotte County Animal Control has confirmed the bulldog hit by a motorcycle Wednesday east of Punta Gorda died. The motorcycle driver and his passenger were injured in the crash. The North Port Police Department reported the following arrests: Danielle Blount, 22, 82000 block of Latour Ave., North Port. Charge: battery. Bond: none. Colton Cangiano, 23, 1800 block of Clarinet Ave., North Port. Charge: violation of probation (original charges: possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia). Bond: $1,500. Nikisha Curington, 21, 2500 block of Abbeville Road, North Port. Charge: trespassing. Bond: $120. Donald Vierling, 30, 100 block of Monet Drive, Nokomis. Charges: possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, possession of marijuana and possession and/or use of narcotic equipment. Bond: $2,500. The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Pavel Kharitonov, 20, 5100 block of Sabrina Terrace, North Port. Charge: contempt of court for failure to appear. Bond: $2,000. Colleen Layton, 35, 100 block W. Alba St., Venice. Charge: possession of harmful new legend drug without a prescription. Bond: $120. Lauren McMahon, 24, 300 block of Mount Pleasant Road, Nokomis. Charges: two counts of burglary. Bond: $30,000. Kelli Smith, 26, 200 block of San Marco Drive, Venice. Charge: out-of-state fugitive from Tennessee. Bond: none. Milton Watts, 43, 500 block of Shadylawn Ave., Nokomis. Charge: trespassing. Bond: $120. Amanda Wessel, 25, 100 block of Palm Ave., Nokomis. Charge: trespassing. Bond: $120. Zachary Williams, 20, 1500 block of Jakway Road, North Port. Charge: violation of probation (original charge: sexual battery of a juvenile). Bond: none. Yvette Baldwin, 24, 200 block of Stratford Road, Englewood. Charge: theft. Bond: $1,500. Casey Brinson, 36, 4900 block of Bonita Road, Venice. Charge: fraud. Bond: $1,500. Janeen Eddings, 43, 1300 block of Jupiter Road, Venice. Charge: violation of probation (original charge: driving with a suspended, revoked or canceled license). Bond: $5,000. Allen Herr, 26, 2300 block of Pine Ave., Nokomis. Charges: violation of probation (original charges: burglary and assault) and contempt of courtfailure to appear for burglary. Bond: none. Vincent Mazzucco, 29, 900 block of Kimball Road, Venice. Charge: battery. Bond: none. Kenneth Shelton, 73, 100 block of Lakeview Lane, Englewood. Charge: trespassing. Bond: $500. Jessee Shoupe, 33, 200 block of Jessica St., Nokomis. Charge: petty theft. Bond: $120. Barry Smith, 25, 500 block of Crocus Road, Venice. Charge: petty theft. Bond: $3,000. Brittany Smith, 28, 500 block of Crocus Road, Venice. Charge: petty theft-third or subsequent offense. Bond: $1,500. Michael Smith, 55, 1100 block of San Lino Drive, Venice. Charges: DUI, driving while license is suspend ed-second offense and failure to register motor vehicle. Bond: $1,120. Linda Reid, 76, 40 block of W. Langsner St., Englewood. Charge: Charlotte County warrant for violation of probation (original charge: DUI). Bond: $600. The Florida Highway Patrol reported the following arrest: Sean Padilla, 31, 100 block of Fundy Road, Venice. Charges: leaving the scene of a crash with property damage, and DUI with property damage. Bond: $620. —Compiled by Adam Kreger and Lorraine SchneebergerWorker dies at Sarasota mall | POLICE BEATThe information for Police Beat is gathered from police, sheriff’s office, Florida Highway Patrol, jail and fire records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction and guilt or innocence is determined by the court system. | COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEFSMEGA Heart comes to CharlotteThe MEGA Heart will be make an appearance in Charlotte County from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at Bayfront Health Port Charlotte Hospital, 2500 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte. It’s the world’s only inatable, walkthrough heart exhibit and it’s a free, highly interactive educational experience about America’s No. 1 killer: heart disease. Visitors will step inside the human heart, learn about cardiovascular functions, observe examples of various types of heart disease, and see displays of some of the latest medical treatments for heart problems. Screenings will also be available. For more information, call 941-766-4399.North Port Friends of Wildlife talkThe North Port Friends of Wildlife will sponsor a free talk at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the North Port Library, 13800 S. Tamiami Trail. Pete Diamond of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Division of Habitat and Species Conservation, will discuss the biodiversity of our area, our primary forest trees, the natural history and uses of these trees, habitats, living with pines, wildlife and rare species. In addition, Jennifer Korn, a biologist who specializes in Florida panther conservation on private lands north of the Caloosahatchee River, will also give a short presentation. All are invited For more information, call 941-8763720. NPFOWL can also be found on Facebook.Trivia ChallengeThe Rotary Club of Englewood is having a Trivia Challenge at 6 p.m., March 10 at the Blue Lagoon Restaurant, 2000 Oyster Creek Drive. For $25 you have a choice of three dinners with tax and tip included and live trivia with a cash prize for rst place and other prizes. You can have anyone on your team up to six people and it must include at least one Rotarian which we supply. It is family friendly and hosted by Sharyn Lonsdale. If you want to play, but don’t have a team, we will nd you one. Reservations are required by March 7. To sign up call or email Sharyn at: 941-204-0273 & sharyn1111@‘Baby Rhyme and Sign Time’A free program for babies and their parents or caregivers, “Baby Rhyme and Sign Time,” will be held 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. today at the North Port Library, 13800 S. Tamiami Trail. The program is geared toward babies from newborn to age 2 . It will include songs, baby sign language, a story and playtime. Meet at the children’s picture window area. 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Our Town Page 8 E/N/C The Sun /Friday, February 27, 2015 OUR VIEW LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Letters are welcome on virtually any subject, but we do have some rules. Please keep them to less than 250 words. Letters will be edited to length as well as for grammar and spelling. All letters must be signed with full name — not initials. An address and telephone number must be included. The phone number and address are not for publication, but must be provided. Due to the number of letters received, we are able to run only one letter per person per month. The Letters to the Editor section is designed as a public forum for community discourse, and the opinions and statements made in letters are solely those of the individual writers. The newspaper takes no responsibility for the content of these letters. Please send or bring correspondence to the Sun, Letters to the Editor, 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980, or fax to 941-629-2085. Readers with access to the Internet may email Letters to the Editor at HOW TO SUBMIT A LETTER TO THE EDITOREmail letters to letters@sun-herald.comChairman — Derek Dunn-Rankin Publisher — David Dunn-Rankin Executive Editor — Chris Porter Editorial page editor — Brian Gleason Editorial writer — Stephen Baumann Editor — John Hackworth V IEWPOINTThumbs up, down to U.S. health care Friendly advice on driving habits Maps help explain story Arming teachers a better idea Always possible to quit smoking Howard Dean a Yalie snob Islamic problem can’t be excusedEditor: Thumbs up. As a Canadian snowbird of long standing, I recently had to have arthroscopic surgery on my knee. I have nothing but praise for the care I received from Dr. Braut and the people at Charlotte Orthopedic. Their costs were reasonable and I’m most grateful. Thumbs down. Because I was in no condition to fly back to Canada for the procedure, I opted to pay for the surgery facilities myself and worry about reimbursement from my travel medical insurance later. Here’s the thumbs down. The bill was $13,614 for the surgery facilities, but because I was self-pay, I got an immediate 75-percent discount of $10,210. Here’s the question. Why the extra $10,210 and where did it disappear to? My guess is that it would have gone to “HMO” profit and administration, as well as the surgery center’s extra administration and paperwork. Is it any wonder that the per-capita cost for the U.S. is far higher than any other country among OECD countries?Ronald Smith Port CharlotteEditor: As a Canadian snowbird who has traveled extensively throughout North America and Europe, I have made it a policy not to discuss politics or criticize local customs while visiting foreign countries. However, the driving habits of residents and visitors to Southwest Florida have compelled me to make an exception to that policy. The individuals operating motor vehicles here have made speeding, running amber/red lights, distracted driving and tailgating into national pastimes. Everywhere I drive, I encounter motor vehicle accidents which can be attributed to one of the aforementioned reasons. Before you tell me, “Go home if you don’t like it here,” criticism was not my intent. Folks here are friendly, helpful Editor: We greatly appreciate the high quality of the Sun , which we have read daily for the last eight years since relocating to Florida from New York. An example of a very informative article is the Feb. 20 Warm Mineral Springs story, “Master development envisioned for Springs community,” by Allison Shirk. Thank you for the accompanying map. It helped us to understand better the future plans for the Springs. Our suggestion is that you make maps such as this one larger as it is very difcult, and in some instances impossible, to read the very ne print. Our vision is still quite good, but we had to resort to a magnifying glass because we were so interested in the details of the article but had difculty seeing them on the map. Also, while appreciating that space is limited and at a premium in a newspaper, we would value any additional accompanying maps with your articles as we are sometimes not familiar with the geographic areas being discussed. Additional maps would help not only longerterm residents like us, but also the many visitors and new residents who read your newspaper but are even less familiar with the Southwest Florida area. Thank you, again. The first thing we do each morning is get a cup of coffee and read the Sun and two other news sources for an interesting, informative, as well as stimulating start to the day. Roger, Myrna Uhlich EnglewoodEditor: I understand that there is a bill before the Florida Legislature to arm students to prevent violent acts on campus. While I think the whole idea of “gun-free” zones on school and college campuses is ridiculous, assuring would-be killers that there is no one on campus who can stop them, arming students is not the answer. I taught at Stonehill College and Providence College for 20 years, and I can tell you that this is madness. Even somewhat mature students sometimes get very drunk and sometimes act very foolishly. A much better and very serious idea is to allow cer tain teacher-volunteers who qualify for concealed-carry permits to be armed on campus. This would at least give us a chance to stop mass killings from happening. Every state, including Florida, that has a concealed-carry law should enact legislation to put this idea into effect. Don’t forget that every state that recently passed concealed-carry laws showed an immediate reduction in violent crimes.Russell E. Wilcox Port CharlotteEditor: The article about the lawsuit against Phillip Morris and the tobacco industry vs. dying from lung cancer. To say this is fair is a joke. This man won’t see the money. The lawyers and heir will rake off. It will not bring back the loved one. We all have choices, and one of them is to smoke or not. Read the labels before choosing. If you do choose to smoke it is your own fault and you face the consequences of your decision. But don’t blame anyone else for your foolishness. I’ve been there and it’s hard to do, but there are ways to quit smoking. You have to want to do it. Editor: Howard Dean, a graduate of Yale University and supposedly an intelligent man, didn’t do himself or the Democrat Party any favors when he questioned Gov. Scott Walker’s lack of a college degree. By doing so, he not only impugned Walker but every citizen of Wisconsin who voted for him. What was he thinking? I think the Democrats can scratch Wisconsin off their list. Seriously, where would we be if people like Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Edison, Harry Truman, Maya Angelou, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, among others, were so carelessly dismissed, all because they never attended or finished college? Maybe what America needs most of all in these perilous times is a man of character, substance, someone like Scott Walker. Not a touting, diploma-waving snob. And certainly not a person who believes it is their due right to be anointed president when they have no true accomplishments, only titles.Rose Ahern North PortEditor: President Obama’s reluctance to call the kettle black when it comes to Islamic extremists becomes even more bothersome when he mentions Crusades of ancient history to excuse a modern-day Muslim problem. There is no denying Christian atrocities of the past, but the difference is Square deal on cost share for detentionOUR POSITION: The state must stop cost-reshufing that imposes a burden on local taxpayers.The county commissions of Charlotte and Sarasota took steps recently to strengthen their hands in a long-oating poker game with the state over juvenile detention costs. The problem in this case — as with so many others — is that the state acts as dealer and keeps reshufing the deck to suit its nancial needs. It’s a frustrating situation that most often ends up with local taxpay ers feeding the pot. The issue stretches back a decade, when the Legislature decided counties should bear responsibility for a portion of costs for area juvenile detention centers. In the rst deal, counties would foot the bill up to a nal court disposition; the state picked up the tab after that. It was simple and straightforward. The rules changed in the scal year 2008-2009, as Florida dipped into the Great Recession and the state budget shriveled. Acting without legislative authorization, the Department of Juvenile Justice decided counties — read, local taxpayers — would pay costs of juveniles waiting for “commitment” to a long-term residential facility. That added thousands of days to the bill and shifted millions in cost onto local taxpayers. A number of counties, including Sarasota and Charlotte, fought the change. Eventually, they won a District Court of Appeals ruling that tossed out the rule change. In 2013, the Department of Juvenile Justice notied counties they had a credit for past overcharges. Sarasota County estimated a credit of roughly $1.5 million. In Charlotte, it was $1,030,460. Following the court ruling, the agency reduced billing statewide by $40 million. Then — despite the written guarantee that “all rights and remedies” in the court ruling “are preserved, and not waived between now and the date of nal agency action” — the DJJ changed its mind. The agency reshufed the deck and shifted $20 million in costs back to the counties. Standing by the court ruling, Charlotte and Sarasota and four other counties have been applying the credit to their bills — paying nothing. That action, amazingly, left them open to political claims they were being stubborn and unfair. Sen. Joe Negron, the chairman of the Senate Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, state, “If the counties are going to be unreasonable, and we come to the conclusion they’re shortchanging the state $65 million, believe me, I can nd $65 million in the budget going to counties that aren’t cooperating.” Last week, Charlotte County commissioners decided to pay a portion of the bill. The previous week, Sarasota commissioners did the same. Both cast it as a “good faith” gesture. Both commissions also stressed they weren’t trying to dodge responsibilities, but were only looking to negotiate a fair settlement. Based on a court ruling, the share comes to 32 per cent. But the Florida Association of Counties has been open to a 50/50 split. The matter is back before an administrative law judge, but it’s time for legislators to address the issue when the session gets underway in the coming week. Find a compromise. Give credit where it’s legally due. Stop reshufing the deck to meet the state’s budgetary needs and passing costs on to local taxpayers . and welcoming. Besides, returning home would not alleviate the car nage on the roads, property damage, increased insurance costs and the heartache associated with the personal injuries and deaths these tragedies create. Perhaps if law enforcement agencies spent less time pursuing people with one marijuana joint in their glove compartment and more time monitoring vehicular trafc and enforcing highway trafc act legislation, driving here could actually become a safe and enjoyable experience.Brian McGhee North PortCan you get money from Toyota if your drive carelessly and have an accident? Please, think before punishing someone else for your own mistakes. We are all responsible for our own actions, not the other guy. And no, I do not have stocks in the industry. You’re only making the lawyers richer.Nancy Zimmerman ArcadiaChristians have reformed and found humility among the world’s population especially in the last 50 years. President Obama could have pointed out the reformation, plus the numerous charities of Christian origin that help everyone, everywhere. It is Western and predominately Christian nations that are there when there is famine, earthquakes and tsunamis with aid. The West helps everyone in need, especially our neighbors and friends, but what I see is it took a Jordanian fighter pilot to be burned to death to rally Jordanians against ISIS. Where was their anger when Yazidi women were being enslaved or when Iraqis were being executed and aid workers and journalists were being beheaded? Do they not care for their neighbors? Is a tribe or religious sect more important than a fellow human? Too many Muslims around the world are showing complacency and a blind eye to Boko Haram, al-Qaida, ISIS and Al Shabbab to name a few. Yes, Mr. President, there is an Islamic extremist problem and it cannot be excused or explained away by ancient history nor economics.Salvatore Vitiello Port Charlotte , yY 'T5goTAQEE,pTMENT...r.,QoNNA GAMPBELPROTELTIO U5i TAKEOVER....2015S Wicm cM% ToPESlCAJAT'cN W A5UNK0 4P4GE SITE...


The Sun /Friday, February 27, 2015 E/N/C Our Town Page 9 VIEWPOINTWASHINGTON — Denizens of social media were rankled during Sunday night’s Academy Awards telecast when actor Sean Penn made a crack about Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu and green cards. Or so we are told by the minders of buzz. Penn, just before announcing Inarritu’s award for Best Picture, the director’s third Oscar of the evening, quipped: “Who gave this son of a bitch his green card?” Cue the sound of tweeters gasping. But, of course, it was a quip. Do people really think it was xenophobic? Indeed, many — with the notable exception of Inarritu — were offended. I won’t explain the joke, since this would render it absolutely un-funny. Not that Penn’s joke was a knee-slapper, but it was obvious (at least to me and appar ently to Inarritu) that it was a joke, not a slur. Inarritu, who says he and Penn have had a “tough” joke friendship dating back to 2003’s Grams,” a lm they worked on together, said he thought it was “hilarious.” It certainly didn’t inhibit his acceptance remarks, which included his prayer that his fellow Mexicans “can be treated with the same dignity and respect of the ones that came before and built this incredible, immigrant nation.” His emphasis. One might even view Penn’s comment as a backhanded compliment. As in, this director is so amazing, who let him come in here to make the rest of us feel like chopped liver? There, I went and explained the joke, anyway. I’ll concede that Penn’s delivery had all the warmth of a basilisk’s gaze. Then again, what would one expect from Penn? He has mastered the expression of one who would rather be anywhere else. His default countenance is of a man trapped between existential angst and disgust — or rather like someone who knows what’s really going on. Had almost any comedian — Jay Leno, David Letterman, Jon Stewart — delivered the same line, the effect would have been much different and doubtless found inoffensive if not charming. It’s all in the delivery. Must everyone always be happy? And more concerning, will our uber-sensitivity eventually render us humorless robots uttering pre-approved giblets of meaningless verbiage? Any attempt at humor that relies as its basis on race, sex or any other distinction to which an -ist may be added is verboten. This is commendable on its face, but there are ne lines and shades of gray between funny and offensive. Often, a good joke is both. Oversensitivity, meanwhile, can have a stiing effect not just on humor but on public discourse and free expression. A non-Twitter example is the recent decision at Mt. Holyoke College to cancel its annual production of the “Vagina Monologues.” Any reason would do as far as I’m concerned, except perhaps for this one: The Eve Ensler creation isn’t inclusive enough (even at an all-women’s college) because, stand back, it excludes women who are “trans.” That is, those who may not (yet) have vaginas. This is stupefyingly funny in a strange way, but it’s not a joke. The underlying principle of such extreme sensitivity, whether on social media or college campuses, is the idea that no one should ever be offended. This is a noble goal (I guess), but where does such absolutism t into a free society? And whither goest humor, which relies on irreverence and the formerly justied assumption that God shared his sense of humor with his most perplexing creation — human beings? Kidding aside. Social media, especially Twitter, have appropriated the role of national conscience. When Tweety Bird is upset, the whole world is upset — or at least that portion of the world that pays attention to such things. As of 2014, only 23 per cent of online adults (18 and older) use Twitter, according to the Pew Research Center. But the broader media pay attention to and report on buzz as though these online snippets were the last word on public opinion. But buzz, like all gossip through time, is meaningless without contextual analysis. Buzz, in other words, doesn’t necessar ily suggest a conclusion, such as Americans have lost their sense of humor and we have become mind-numbingly politically correct. This may be our future, heaven forbid. But meanwhile, we can nd some comfort in the following: Many Americans couldn’t care less about the Oscars, what Penn said, or what Twitter buzzed about it. Only 36.6 million watched the Academy Awards this year, down 16 percent from last year, according to Nielsen ratings. Context is, as always, everything. But we’ll see what Twitter has to say about that. Kathleen Parker is a Washington Post columnist. Readers may reach her at kathleenparker@ as America’s conscience Kathleen Parker Sen. Ted Cruz is getting close to announcing his candidacy for the Re publican presidential nomination. The Texan is spending almost as much time in Iowa and New Hampshire as he does on Fox News; he’s hired a staff and collected a long list of ercely conservative supporters. There’s at least one hitch: Ted Cruz was born in Calgary, in the Canadian province of Alberta. His mother was a U.S. citizen, born in Delaware; his father was a Cuban refugee working in Canada’s oil elds. Thanks to his mother, Cruz was a U.S. citizen at birth. But that doesn’t clear up a legal muddle that’s as old as the Constitution: Is a U.S. citizen born abroad qualied to serve as president? I don’t agree with Cruz on most issues. He wants to repeal Obamacare, abolish the Internal Revenue Service and pass a constitutional amendment allowing states to outlaw gay marriage, just to take the top of his list. But I still hope he runs — because it’s high time we established the right of Canadian-born Americans to serve as president. Canadian Americans are perhaps our most underappreciated minority. Their contributions to U.S. culture range from hockey to comedy to, well, hockey. It’s an impressive list: Wayne Gretzky, William Shatner, Lorne Michaels, Jim Carrey, Pamela Anderson, Alex Trebek. And now Ted Cruz. At this point I should confess a personal stake: My oldest daughter was born in Toronto. Like Ted Cruz, she inherited U.S. citizenship through one of her parents. But we assured her that she could grow up to be president of the United States. (Proud of her dual citizenship, she says she’d like to serve as prime minister of Canada too.) Canada is a wonderful country — wilderness on top, oil and gas under neath, plus universal health care and sensible gun control laws. All those good things, alas, are not an argument for a Cruz presidency. He has promised not to import any Canadian virtues to the U.S. homeland (except, perhaps, more Alberta oil) if he is elected to the White House. “Canadians are so polite, mild-mannered, modest, unassuming, open-minded,” Cruz joked last year. “Thank God my family ed that oppressive inuence before it could change me.” Cruz hasn’t simply renounced Canadian moderation; last year, he formally renounced the Canadian half of his dual citizenship. But even that doesn’t settle the constitutional issue — at least not to the satisfaction of some of the “birthers” who charged that President Obama was born outside the United States. “Clearly there is an issue of eligibility,” chief birther Orly Taitz told U.S. News a while ago. “It’s basically the same issue as Obama.” Except that in Cruz’s case, he really was born in a foreign country. Surprisingly, some legal scholars agree — not that Cruz is unqualied, but that the question isn’t a slam-dunk. The Constitution says only a “natural born citizen” can serve as president, but it isn’t clear whether the Founding Fathers intended that to include U.S. citizens born abroad. “The consensus (among constitutional lawyers) is that it means citizens at birth,” said Gabriel Chin, a professor at UC Davis. “But people are not 100 percent condent.” “In my view, it does merit a test,” agreed Sarah Helene Duggin, a professor at the Catholic University of America. Indeed, she argued, if Cruz were to win the Republican nomination, it would be in the nation’s interest to get the question settled early. “If we ever get to the point where we have a presidential candidate with this issue, we will need a clarication,” she said. “If the candidate were elected and then disqualied, that would be a serious constitutional crisis.” Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) faced a similar issue in 2008 but argued that his birthplace, the Panama Canal Zone, was U.S. territory at the time he was born; the U.S. Senate passed a biparti san resolution endorsing his eligibility. It won’t be easy to get a once and for all decision. Somebody has to get the question into the courts through a lawsuit. But as the birthers discovered in 2008, most judges don’t think voters have legal standing to sue over a candidate’s qualications. (To have standing, a plaintiff has to show that he or she is suffering concrete injury from a defendant’s conduct.) One of Cruz’s competitors in the race could sue, but that might not play well as a campaign issue. That leaves the matter in Cruz’s hands. As an “originalist” who believes in the literal meaning of the Constitution, he ought to be the rst to want that murky phrase in Article II cleared up. “The Constitution matters — all of the Constitution,” Cruz said in 2013. “It’s not pick and choose. It’s not take what part you like and get rid of the parts you don’t like.” If Cruz runs, he should ask a friendly state ofcial to challenge his candidacy. Most legal scholars think he’d win, or at least not lose. (The courts might leave it to the voters to decide.) Win or lose, he would have the satisfaction of making constitutional history. Besides, my daughter wants to know if she can start thinking about 2024. Doyle McManus is a columnist for The Los Angeles Times. Readers may reach him at doyle. 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Our Town Page 10 E/N/C The Sun /Friday, February 27, 2015 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS Cooler than normal weather today is due to an overnight cold front, but it should gradually warm up through the weekend, said Andrew McKaughan, meteorologist with the National Weather Service. The weekend forecast is partly to mostly cloudy with a 30 to 40 percent chance of rain. Today, the high will be in the lower 70s with an overnight low in the upper 50s to around 60. This is below the average high for this time of year in the area, which is about 79 degrees, according to the weather service. The rest of the weekend may have slightly above-average temperatures with highs around 80, and lows in the mid-60s overnight. McKaughan said a “warmer wind ow” with winds shifting from the northwest to the east is causing the increase in temperature and rain chance.Email: Weather gradually warms up this weekendBy SOMMER BROKAWSTAFF WRITER ENGLEWOOD — Mayberry may have been a ctional town on television, but life in Englewood wasn’t like that. “Growing up here was amazing,” Donna Baggot said. She was 4 when her family moved to Englewood in 1968, “Everyone looked out for one another. Everyone knew everybody or someone you knew.” She’s among the longtime Englewood residents organizing the Fourth Annual Generations of Englewood Reunion 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Englewood Sports Complex, 1300 South River Road. The reunion promises hot dogs, burgers, drinks, music and a chili cook-off at noon. Donations will be requested. The idea for the reunion allows people to reconnect with one another rather than waiting for funerals or other somber occasions, Baggot said. People have also been connecting electronically on the “Remember Englewood When” Facebook site. The site has seen more than 3,000 individuals visiting it, Baggot said. Tomma Rolfe, owner of the Country Hound Cafe, also was a small girl when her family moved to Englewood in 1969. Like Baggot, Rolfe recalled a close-knit community where people looked out for each other. They also invite newer Englewood residents to come and enjoy the reunion.Email: reilly@sun-herald.comEnglewood community reunites SundayBy STEVE REILLYSTAFF WRITER Start your day with the Crossword Puzzle Mon. Sat. in the Classifieds N E W S U N A D A R 9


The Sun /Friday, February 27, 2015 E/N/C Our Town Page 11 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS ROTONDA WEST — Third time’s a charm. This age-old saying applies to the third Health and Wellness Fair on Tuesday that set records for both attendance and dollars for the beneciary, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Englewood. The event at Sterling House of Englewood drew some 300 visitors and vendors. Twenty-eight professional practitioners were kept busy all day providing screenings and tests, and dispensing information. And residents gained vital information about their health status. Outside, technicians aboard the Alzheimer’s Association’s Memory Mobile had few breaks, while inside, residents took the opportunity to learn about their health status in many categories. Big Brothers Big Sisters was the beneciary and recipient of $1,214 that will be used to nance one match with a “Big” and “Little” for one year. The fundraiser comes at an opportune time as 26 youngsters are on the Englewood waiting list for a mentor. Featured were a rafe and Chinese auction. Forty local businesses contributed items and gift certicates for the auction. The event coordinator was Brenda Peckham, sales manager of Sterling House and a board member of Big Brothers Big Sisters. Members of the Planning Committee were Sheriff’s Deputy Dan Cotton, chairman of the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Englewood; and Jim Laurent, Danica Harris and Don Mahon, all BBBS board members, and Marybeth Harris, community resource director of BBBS of the Sun Coast. Under the outdoor canopy, 303 hot dogs were sold for $3 each with a fruit cup, bag of chips and bottled water. Proceeds also went to Big Brothers Big Sisters. “We are grateful to all of our area residents and everyone who participated to the success of our event,” commented Peckham. The major fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters is the popular Chefs Cooking For Kids planned later this year. Last year’s event was a sellout at the Englewood Event Center. For information on mentoring for Big Brothers Big Sisters, please call Natalie Anderson, Mentor Manager, at 941-473-4003.Health fair draws record numbersBy DON MAHONSUN CORRESPONDENT Stephanie Quinn livened things up promoting the hot dog sale. Wade and Caroline Alexander exit the Alzheimer’s Association’s Memory Mobile after receiving a free memory test at the third Annual Health and Wellness Fair. Mike Meehan from Big Brothers Big Sisters cooks up delicious hot dogs to serve to the public after walking through the third annual Health and Wellness Fair.SUN PHOTOS BY TIM KERNGeorgina Barnard, Marlie West, and Marg Girdler enjoy lunch together after attending the third annual Health & Wellness Fair. NORTH PORT — The value grocery chain Aldi, under construction in North Port at the corner of Salford Boulevard and U.S. 41 near Perkins Restaurant, has scheduled regional hiring fairs for prospective employees. The discount supermarket chain will open its doors in North Port with a 17,018-square-foot store featuring grocery store items like produce, dairy, meats and snacks at lower prices than more popular grocery chains, company ofcials say. A late summer opening is planned. Aldi is looking to hire 20 employees for the North Port location and a new store in Bradenton, according to supermarket representatives, who state in a release that Aldi is “known for offering wages and benets that are higher than the national average for the retail industry.” The hiring fairs will take place Wednesday at Country Inn and Suites, 24244 Corporate Court, Port Charlotte; and March 12 at Holiday Inn Express in Venice, 380 Commercial Court. Both events run from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Applicants must be 18 years or older and hold a minimum of a high school diploma or GED. Retail experience for applicants is pre ferred. Possible positions include store associate (pay begins at $11.25 per hour), shift manager ($15.25 per hour) and manager trainee (with a starting salary of about $43,680). Applicants must be available to work anytime between 6 a.m. and 11 p.m. Monday through Sunday, and submit to a drug screening and background check. They also have to be able to lift 45 pounds. Staff working at least 25 hours a week receive full health insurance, dental coverage and 401K, the release states. Aldi operates nearly 1,400 U.S. stores in 32 states, primarily from Kansas to the East Coast. For more information, go to area hiring events setSTAFF REPORT adno=50477432 adno=50480261 1 iA1 1,risn . PsC + J F ,1 1 1 c, o f1 x!!11 III .Iliiif ll4P" Oalfoy,i O / L/ Jl J" G Jnr n he'd -1 'J'J r20 IS.HARLOTTE SPORTS1 SPRING TRAININGAYS BASEBALL IS BACK,TOMORROW, FEB. 28JI'1 eJ IV.PRING.m. 1 P.M.Open PracticeRaymond & the Ray TeamVAAutographs 1Hot Dogs Compliments ofGiveaways, Fun & Games and Much MoreSPRING TRAINING 3-GAME PACKSiANES FURS34RECEIVE A LIMITED EDITION rwCHARLOTTE SPORTS PARK PHOTO BALLRAYS 998-FAN-RAYS


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PAGE 13 FRIDAY FEBRUARY 27, 2015 T he Wire INSIDE The residents of one Dutch town are cowering under umbrellas after an aggressive eagle owl started swooping out of the sky.— Page 8 — Aggressive owl terrorizes Dutch town Sensing the couple was close to death, their children pushed their two hospice beds together and gently placed their father’s hand in their mother’s palm. — Page 2 —Couple married 67 years dies holding hands STATE NATIONAL WORLD BUSINESS WEATHER 1. FCC supports Net neutralityNew rules are aimed at preventing broadband providers from striking deals with content providers like Google, Netflix or Twitter to move their data faster, at the expense of other online traffic. See page 1.2. ‘Jihadi John’ ID’dThe British-accented militant shown in several chilling terror videos is Mohammed Emwazi, a man in his mid-20s who was born in Kuwait and raised in west London. See page 1.3. Brief reprieve likely for Homeland SecurityLegislation to provide funding for the federal agency for three weeks is set to be put to a vote in the House. See page 2.4. Study: ‘Rat lungworm’ poses health riskA rare parasite found in snails and rats that can cause serious health problems in humans and animals is more pervasive in South Florida than previously thought. See page 1.5. Legislators under pressure to alter school testingThe state is undertaking one of the biggest changes in its classrooms since former Gov. Jeb Bush pushed through his signature A+ school grading system nearly 16 years ago. See page 3.6. Hopeful signs in UkraineGovernment troops and the opposing rebels begin pulling back heavy weapons in the east in line with a cease-fire agreement. See page 2.7. Militants smash ancient artifactsA video released by the Islamic State group depicts men using sledgehammers to smash ancient Mesopotamian statues and other artifacts in Iraq’s northern city of Mosul. See page 2.8. The tricky side of restaurantsAmong numerous tactics is leaving dollar signs off the menu when listing prices. “When you use dollar signs, your food looks more expensive,” a consultant says. See page 1.9. Judge rules for Adrian PetersonU.S. District Judge David Doty overruled league arbitrator Harold Henderson’s December denial of the six-time Pro Bowl running back’s appeal. Sports page 6.10. Facebook offers new gender option“Now, if you do not identify with the pre-populated list of gender identities, you are able to add your own,” said a Facebook announcement published online Thursday. See page 2.10 things to know WASHINGTON — Internet activists declared victory over the nation’s big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband service to prevent companies like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T from creating paid fast lanes and slowing or blocking Web trafc. The 3-2 vote ushered in a new era of government oversight for an industry that has seen relatively little. It represents the biggest regulatory shake-up to telecommunications providers in almost two decades. The new rules require that any company providing a broadband connection to your home or phone must act in the “public interest” and refrain from using “unjust or unreasonable” business practices. The goal is to prevent providers from striking deals with content providers like Google, Netix or Twitter to move their data faster. “Today is a red-letter day for Internet freedom,” said FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, whose remarks at Thursday’s meeting frequently prompted applause by Internet activists in the audience. President Barack Obama, who had come out in favor of Net neutrality in the fall, portrayed the decision as a FCC supports Net neutralityBy ANNE FLAHERTYASSOCIATED PRESS WRITERRegulators approve tougher rules for Internet providersINTERNET | 4 AP PHOTOFederal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler gestures near the end of a hearing for a vote on Net neutrality, Thursday, at the FCC in Washington. NEW YORK — You may think you’re immune to transparent sales pitches like “Do you want fries with that?” But the tactics restaurants use to nudge you into spending a little extra may be subtler than you realize. Here’s a look at a few ways companies get you to spend (and eat) more than you intended.Get the $ outRestaurant menus are a complicated mixture of psychology, art and sales pitches. No detail is too small to matter, right down to the dollar sign. Greg Rapp, a menu consultant in California, says he advises restaurants and fast-food chains to leave those off when listing prices on a menu. “Dollar signs remind people of money,” Rapp said. “When you use dollar signs, your food looks more expensive.”The tricky side of restaurantsBy CANDICE CHOIAP FOOD INDUSTRY AP FILE PHOTOIn this Dec. 5, 2012, photo, a customer places an order at a Starbucks in Chicago.TRICKY | 4 LONDON — The world knows him as “Jihadi John,” the masked, knife-wielding militant in videos showing Western hostages being beheaded by the Islamic State group. A growing body of evidence suggests he is a London-raised university graduate, described by one man who knew him as kind, gentle and humble. The Washington Post and the BBC on Thursday identied the British-accented militant from the chilling videos as Mohammed Emwazi, a man in his mid-20s who was born in Kuwait and raised in a modest, mixed-income area of west London. No one answered the door at the brick row house where the Emwazi family is alleged to have lived. Neighbors in the surrounding area of public housing projects either declined comment or said they didn’t know the family. One man who knew Emwazi portrayed him as compassionate, a description completely at odds with the cruelty attributed to him. “The Mohammed that I knew was extremely kind, extremely gentle, extremely soft-spoken, was the most humble young person that I Reports: ‘Jihadi John’ raised in UKBy JILL LAWLESSASSOCIATED PRESS WRITERJOHN | 4 AP FILE PHOTOThis undated image shows a frame from a video released Oct. 3, 2014, by Islamic State militants that purports to show the militant who beheaded taxi driver Alan Henning.GAINESVILLE — A rare parasite found in snails and rats that can cause serious health problems in humans and animals is more pervasive in South Florida than previously thought, a new study has found. University of Florida scientists say the nightmar ishly named “rat lungworm” has been found in multiple species of snails in the Miami area, including the invasive giant African snail. The scientists, who published their results in the “Journal of Parasitology,” made the discovery while investigating the death of an orangutan that died after eating snails and falling ill. It was the second primate to die from ingesting infected snails in Florida since 2004. The Angiostrongylus cantonensis parasite is already a public health issue in Hawaii and throughout Asia, and it’s been found previously in Louisiana and Florida. But until now was not considered common in the continental U.S. Becoming infected with the lungworm is as bad as it sounds: once consumed, the parasites eat their way to the central nervous system, where they eventually die. While in rare cases the infection can be fatal, the worms often cause severe headaches, and sometimes even paralysis in people. In Hawaii, the infected snails have caused dozens of people to fall ill, mostly from accidentally ingesting tiny snails on salad greens or other produce that had not been properly washed. Robert Cowie, a research scientist at the University of Hawaii who studies the lungworm and was not involved in the Florida paper, said the research shows the worm thrives in subtropical climates. Whether it recently spread here or is just now being found is difcult to say. “It’s taken hold in the most Study: ‘Rat lungworm’ poses health dangerBy JASON DEARENASSOCIATED PRESS WRITERLUNGWORM | 4 y ..11U09a r


Page 2 WIRE The Sun /Friday, February 27, 2015 NATIONAL/WORLD NEWS | NATIONAL NEWS BRIEFSSusan Rice, Samantha Power to address AIPAC meetingWASHINGTON (AP) — In a move that may ease — or exacerbate — spiraling tensions with Israel over a potential Iran nuclear deal, the White House has decided against snubbing America’s leading pro-Israel lobby and will send President Barack Obama’s national security adviser and U.N. ambassador to address its annual policy conference. The American Israel Public Affairs Committee announced Thursday that national security adviser Susan Rice and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power will speak to its confer ence that begins this weekend. U.S. ofcials had oated the idea of sending a non-Cabinet level ofcial to the event to show the administration’s deep displeasure with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress next week, in which he will argue against an Iran deal.Tsarnaev lawyers: Not enough minorities in jury poolBOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect asked a judge Thursday to dismiss the indictment against their client or suspend his trial, saying there weren’t enough minorities and younger people in the jury pool. The move by lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev came just days before opening statements and testimony are set to begin in his federal death penalty trial. In their written motion, Tsarnaev’s lawyers say the selection process has undermined the required random summoning of potential jurors. They also say the process violated Tsarnaev’s constitutional right to have a jury that rep resents a “fair cross section of the community.”Boehner defends Netanyahu speech, rejects criticismWASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner is defending the invitation to the Israeli prime minister to speak to Congress about Iran. The speaker also is rejecting criticism from National Security Adviser Susan Rice that the speech is “destructive” to U.S.-Israel relations. Boehner told reporters Thursday he disagrees with Rice. He says a “bad deal” with Iran on its nuclear program would be destructive, and the American people need to hear from Benjamin Netanyahu.Couple married 67 years dies holding handsFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Floyd and Violet Hartwig’s marriage spanned 67 years, but their love for one another appears timeless. Sensing that the couple was close to death, their children pushed their two hospice beds together and gently placed their father’s hand in the mother’s palm. Floyd, 90, died rst. Violet, 89, followed ve hours later. They had a good life and died Feb. 11 at home, just as they had wished, the family said. “They wanted to go together,” their daughter, Donna Scharton, said Thursday. “It was meant to be that way.” The two knew each other as children, growing up in the Central California farming community of Easton. Romance sparked at a local dance hall one night when Floyd, a decorated Navy sailor, was home on shore leave. They were married on Aug. 16, 1947, and Floyd showered Violet with affection from afar through love letters that the family still cherishes. “They were dedicated to each other,” Scharton said. “Even other people who met them said they had that connection.” Cynthia Letson said that after her grandfather passed, they told her grandmother, as she faded, that she could go too. They told Violet that Floyd was waiting for her. Letson said her grandparents are a positive example at a time with too many broken marriages. “It would be nice if the world got back to the core of marriage,” Letson said. “I don’t think people realize that anymore. They need to go back to the basics that marriage is forever.”Teen pleads guilty to trying to support terrorismMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota teenager who had been stopped at the airport as he was trying to travel to Syria pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization. Abdullahi Mohamud Yusuf, 18, admitted in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis that he had intended to go to Syria last May to join the Islamic State group. He faces a maximum of 15 years in prison. No sentencing date has been set. Authorities say a handful of Minnesota residents have traveled to Syria to ght with militants in the last year. At least one Minnesotan has died there. In addition, at least 22 young Somali men have traveled from Minnesota to Somalia since 2007 to join the terrorist group al-Shabab.More than 2,000 pedestrians killed in first half of 2014WASHINGTON (CQ Roll Call) — There were 2,082 pedestrians killed by cars and trucks in the United States in the rst half of last year, the Governors Highway Safety Association reported Thursday, which was a 2.8 percent decrease from the same period in 2013 and part of a long-term trend in road safety. Since 2000, the number of U.S. pedestrians killed by vehicles each year has ranged from about 4,100 to about 4,900. The GHSA report said Delaware and Florida had the highest rates of pedestrian deaths per 100,000 people in the rst half of 2014.Study: Americans still stressed despite improved economyWASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly six years after the Great Recession, a clear majority of American families say they feel unprepared for a nancial emergency. The Pew Charitable Trusts’ poll of 7,000 U.S. households nds that 57 percent don’t consider themselves ready for a sudden nancial setback, 55 percent say they break even or spend more than they make each month, and a third have no savings. “Despite a steady economic recovery, many Americans continue to feel vulnerable,” says Erin Currier, director of Pew’s nancial security and mobility project. WASHINGTON (AP) — Sounding retreat, House Republicans agreed Thursday to push shortterm funding to prevent a partial shutdown at the Homeland Security Department while leaving in place Obama administration immigration policies they have vowed to repeal. “The speaker’s pretty adamant that he’s not going to shut down Homeland Security, especially in light of the Mall of America and in light of what’s happened in New York,” said Rep. Dennis Ross., R-Fla., emerging from a closed-door strategy session with the Republican rank-and-le. He referred to a suggestion made by one terrorist group that a sym pathizer should attack the Mall of America, an enor mous shopping facility in Minnesota, as well as the arrests Wednesday in Brooklyn of men charged with plotting to help Islamic State ghters. Ross and other Republicans said legislation to fund DHS for three weeks would be put to a vote in the House on Friday. Senate Democratic ofcials indicated they would agree to the measure, and predicted President Barack Obama would sign the measure, averting a partial shutdown of an agency with major anti-terrorism responsibilities. Outlining a second step in a revised strategy, Ross said House Republicans would also seek negotiations on a separate spending bill on track for Senate passage on Friday. It would fund the agency through the Sept. 30 end of the budget year while also rolling back Obama’s immigration directives. Senate rules require 60 votes to initiate formal compromise talks between the houses on any bill, and Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid said in advance his party would use its strength to prevent that from happening in the current clash. Anticipating that, some Republicans made the case inside the strategy session for simply conceding defeat and agreeing to a longer-term funding bill without conditions, according to ofcials who attended the session. In addition, Rep. Pete King, R-N.Y., and a former chairman of the Homeland Security Committee, told reporters that lawmakers should think of the consequences “if a bomb goes off in their district.” To consider shuttering the agency “is wrong politically, mor ally and governmentally. Politically it’s going to kill us. Morally, you’re equating an immigration order with the lives of American citizens,” he said.House GOP weighs new approach (LA Times) — Ukrainian defense ofcials and leaders of the separatist rebellion in eastern Ukraine announced Thursday that they were moving tanks and other heavy weaponry away from the front lines in a belated effort to abide by the conditions of a European-brokered peace agreement. But both sides warned that the movement would be reversed if their opponents sought to take advantage of the lull in shooting that has nally occurred more than a week after the cease-re was to have taken effect. Under the peace plan hammered out Feb. 12 during marathon negotiations in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, the combatants were supposed to have begun the weapons pullback on Feb. 16, the day after the cease-re went into force, and to have completed the moves within two weeks. The Russia-backed separatists unleashed erce artillery barrages for days after the purported cease-re start and succeeded in taking the strategic railway junction town of Debaltseve before halting offensives. Ukrainian defense ofcials and political leaders had said they could not meet the Minsk schedule for weapons withdrawal because of the continued attacks on government positions. Col. Andriy Lysenko, spokesman for Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council, told reporters in Kiev on Thursday that ghting had nally died down enough to begin complying with the weapons pullback, which by the peace plan’s timetable should be completed by Sunday. The Interfax-Ukraine news agency quoted Ukrainian military spokes man Anatoly Stelmakh as saying the government forces were moving their 100-millimeter anti-tank guns 16 miles back from the front line, as stipulated by the deal brokered in Minsk by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande. Alexander Zakharchenko, leader of the separatists’ self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, also announced that a weapons withdrawal was underway. “Donetsk has withdrawn 90 percent of heavy weaponry from the line of contact,” Zakharchenko was quoted as saying by Russia’s Sputnik news agency.Ukraine, separatists begin pullback AP PHOTOA priest bows as Russia-backed separatist ghters drive in a self-propelled 152 mm artillery piece, part of a unit moved away from the front lines, in Yelenovka, near Donetsk, Ukraine, Thursday. BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants seized more Christians from their homes in northeastern Syria in the past three days, bringing the total number abducted by the extremist group to over 220, activists said Thursday. At the same time, the extremists also released a video showing the continued destruction of the heritage of the lands under their control. It depicted men using sledgehammers to smash ancient Mesopotamian statues and other artifacts in Iraq’s northern city of Mosul. The video, coinciding with mounting fears over the fate of the captive Christian Assyrians in Syria, sent a fresh wave of dread across the region, particularly among minorities who feel targeted by the group. “Daesh is wiping Assyrian heritage in Mosul, and at the same time wiping them geographically from the face of the Earth,” said Osama Edward, director of the Assyrian Network for Human Rights in Syria. He referred to the Islamic State by its Arabic acronym. About 200 Assyrians and other Christians gathered in a church east of Beirut in solidarity with the victims in Syria and Iraq. Some cried openly. One man held a banner that read: “We will not surrender, we will not be broken.” A few young men said they were preparing to go to Syria to ght and help their brethren defend their homes against the Islamic State group. The destruction of artifacts in the Mosul museum is part of a campaign by IS extremists who have destroyed a number of shrines — including Muslim holy sites — to eliminate what they view as heresy. They also are believed to have sold ancient artifacts on the black market in order to nance their bloody campaign in the region. In the video released Thursday, militants used sledgehammers and drills to smash and destroy several large statues, which are then shown chipped and in pieces. The ve-minute video also shows a black-clad man at an archaeological site in Mosul, drilling through and destroying a winged-bull — an Assyrian protective deity — that dates to the 7th century B.C. The video was posted on social media accounts afliated with the Islamic State group. Although it could not be independently veried by The Associated Press, it appeared to be authentic, based on knowledge of the Mosul Museum.IS militants smash ancient artifacts AP PHOTOIn this image made from video posted on a social media account aliated with the Islamic State group on Thursday, militants take sledgehammers to an ancient artifact in the Ninevah Museum in Mosul, Iraq.(AP) — Facebook users who don’t t any of the 58 gender identity options offered by the social media giant are now being given a rather big 59th option: ll in the blank. “Now, if you do not identify with the prepopulated list of gender identities, you are able to add your own,” said a Facebook announcement published online Thursday morning and shared in advance with The Associated Press. Facebook software engineer Ari Chivukula, who identies as transgender and was part of the team that made the free-form option, thinks the change will lead to more widespread acceptance of people who don’t identify themselves as a man or woman. “We’re hoping this will open up the dialogue,” Chivukula said. Alison C.K. Fogarty, a gender identity researcher at Stanford University, said giving users control over the words describing their gender is a signicant step in social recognition of a growing trans community, especially coming from the world’s largest social media company. “People are still ghting to make room for gender identity within the socially constructed binary of male and female,” Fogarty said. “Labels and identities are powerful in that they give a sense of community, a way of articulating one’s experience.” In February 2014, Facebook expanded gender identity from male and female to a list of dozens of options, including Androgyne, Gender Fluid, Intersex, Neither and Transgender. Those choices will all still be available. People who choose a custom gender can also choose the pronoun they would like to be referred to publicly: he/his, she/ her or they/their. Facebook has a setting for users to control the audience who sees their gender. Last year’s changes created an online stir, with thousands of comments — some grateful, others confused or hostile. But staff at Facebook said there was full support to take it even further this year, from CEO Mark Zuckerberg on down. As of Thursday, the free-form option rolled out to U.S. users, while the custom gender identity option with a list of words was available in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Argentina and Denmark. Facebook, which has 1.23 billion active monthly users around the world, would not release how many users have chosen gender identity options beyond man or woman, citing privacy concerns and a general practice of not sharing user information.New Facebook gender option: fill in the blank i twIle


The Sun /Friday, February 27, 2015 WIRE Page 3 STATE NEWS TALLAHASSEE (AP) — For nearly 2 million Florida public school students, the next few weeks could be a crucial moment in their education. The state is undertaking one of the biggest changes in its classrooms since for mer Gov. Jeb Bush pushed through his signature A+ school grading system nearly 16 years ago. Students will switch this spring to a new test based largely on Common Core standards and it’s a test that most will do on a computer instead of paper. What happens before the end of the school year could go a long way in determining whether the Florida Legislature enacts sweeping changes to the current system. The 60-day annual session starts Tuesday. A backlash against the state’s use of standardized testing has been building up as school districts and even some Republican legislators say it’s time for an overhaul. Gov. Rick Scott has already acknowledged the testing backlash, which included a Southwest Florida school district briey discarding state-mandated tests last fall. Just this week, he suspended an 11th-grade standardized test scheduled this spring. But it’s not clear how far that Scott and the GOPcontrolled Legislature will go beyond that. Florida expanded the use of standardized testing under Bush’s plan to grade schools. The A to F grades were used to offer rewards and impose sanctions on schools. Students who failed the tests, which up until this year were known as the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test or FCAT, could be held back in third grade or, in high school, not allowed to graduate. The number of tests has grown since 1999 as end of course exams were added in various subjects. The tests also took on more importance as they became part of the measurements used to evaluate teachers. But the switch to new stan dards and the new Florida Standards Assessment based on the controversial Common Core standards has sparked opposition from some parents and teachers statewide. It’s also caused school ofcials and superintendents to concede the state is requiring schoolchildren to take too many tests overall. “There is considerable over-testing that is robbing precious time from teaching,” said Miami-Dade schools superintendent Alberto Carvalho. The teachers union — the Florida Education Association — says the state should administer the new tests this year but wants the Legislature to exempt students and teachers from any sanctions related to the test. Sen. John Legg, R-Trinity and chairman of the Senate education committee, doesn’t agree, saying it would only delay the “same conversation” school ofcials and legislators are having. But he also said such a move would penalize those districts and schools that have prepared for the new tests. “We do have schools that are ready,” Legg said. “What do we say to them? We basically say ‘Hey, this was just a good head fake, this really didn’t matter this year.’” Legg has crafted a bill that would limit how many hours students could spend on state-mandated tests. But instead of granting a blanket waiver, he would allow school districts to apply for a one-time break this year. The school districts would forfeit any extra money they normally get for schools that earn top grades.Legislators under pressure to alter school testing Big Rig Books, a nonprot that gives free books to Lee County children in need, may be forced to cancel school visits Thursday because someone stole the truck mirrors. “Having to cancel our event today at (Fort Myers Middle Academy) because some nasty people stole our truck mirrors for the second time,” John Gervase tweeted. He and his wife, Kathy, operate the nonprot that gives free books to students at 12 Lee County schools in the winter and 24 Chicago schools in the summer. “We’re trying to help people. It’s so frustrating,” John Gervase said. “It’s not just the mirrors. These are custom mirrors; they are hard to nd and we can’t easily replace them. “I’m at the Peterbilt dealership and see if I can jerry-rig something” so they can drive their 2000 Peterbilt 379 to Fort Myers Middle later Thursday, he added. Almost every week during season, John drives their Peterbilt — with more than 680,000 miles — into the bus lane of a Lee elementary or middle school. He tows a trailer with approximately 7,000 books, new and used, and Kathy pulls up behind him in an Avalanche pickup. John Gervase noticed the theft about 8:30 a.m. after heading into the Lee County School District maintenance yard at Ford and Canal streets to prep the truck for the Fort Myers Middle visit. “They’re kind enough to let me park it there because I serve their students,” he said. “It is locked at night, but they jumped the fence. “It’s just mirrors, it’s not just like it’s an engine, but something as simple as mirrors causes a big problem. I just stood there staring in awe and disgust, like ‘Oh my gosh, I can’t believe this just happened. I feel so bad — it’s all about the kids.” The mirrors were stolen for the rst time in early 2014 when the Gervases parked the truck at a lot near the Farmers Market on Edison Avenue. After that theft, a parts supplier on the East Coast was kind enough to sell replacement mirrors at his cost, which was about $1,100. It cost $200 to wire them, Gervase said. “That was just the mirrors. In this (theft) they took the brackets and the turn signals,” he said. “To replace (everything) will probably cost about $2,000. But I can’t drive without mirrors.”Big Rig Books’ truck mirrors stolen, cancels SWFL stopBy TAMMY AYERFORT MYERS NEWS-PRESS WRITER | STATE NEWS BRIEFSChico’s ramps up rework of its brand as it closes storesFORT MYERS (AP) — Chico’s will close dozens of stores this year, accelerate the shuttering of others and cut the work force at its Florida headquarters as it attempts to remake its retail brand. The company expects to close 120 stores over the next two years, saving it some $55.2 million. About 35 of those stores will close this year. About 240 jobs were eliminated, mostly store managers and workers at its Fort Myers headquarters.Universal Orlando raises ticket pricesORLANDO (AP) — Another Orlando theme park is raising its ticket prices. Less than a week after The Walt Disney Co. announced that prices were going up at its parks in California and Florida, the Orlando Sentinel reports that Universal Orlando is also raising its cost of admission. Spending a day at Universal will now carry a pre-tax cost of $102, up from $96. A child’s ticket price has been raised from $90 to $97. One-day, park-to-park prices are rising from $136 to $147 for adults; children’s tickets are going from $130 to $142. The cost of an annual pass is $189.99 for Florida residents.Sen. Nelson asks feds to investigate Dozier deathsMARIANNA (AP) — Sen. Bill Nelson has asked the Department of Justice to look into the deaths and burials of boys at a now-closed reform school in the Panhandle town of Marianna. In letters sent Tuesday to Attorney General Eric Holder and to President Obama’s nominee to replace Holder, Loretta Lynch, Nelson asked the feds to include the reformatory deaths in its ongoing probe of inmate deaths at Florida prisons. The letter comes on the heels of a report from anthropologists at the University of South Florida who unearthed the remains of 51 people who died at the Dozier School for Boys, 48 of them boy inmates. The Tampa Bay Times reports that’s 20 more than the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said were buried there after an investigation in 2009.Court: State must prove drivers knew they were in a crashTALLAHASSEE (AP) — Authorities must prove drivers knew they were in a crash before charging them with leaving the scene of an accident. The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously agreed with a lower court’s decision to throw out the conviction of a South Florida man charged after he hit a skateboarder. There was no evidence of damage to the truck or skid marks in the 2007 accident. 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Page 4 WIRE The Sun /Friday, February 27, 2015 FROM PAGE ONE ALMANACToday is Friday, Feb. 27, the 58th day of 2015. There are 307days left in the year. Today in historyOn Feb. 27, 1933, Germany’s parliament building, the Reichstag, was gutted by fire. Chancellor Adolf Hitler, blaming the Communists, used the fire to justify suspending civil liberties. On this dateIn 1801, the District of Columbia was placed under the jurisdiction of Congress. In 1814, Ludwig vanBeethoven’s Symphony No.8 in F major, Op. 93, was first performed in Vienna. In 1911, inventor Charles F. Kettering demonstrated his elec tric automobile starter in Detroit by starting a Cadillac’s motor with just the press of a switch, instead of hand-cranking. In 1922, the Supreme Court, in Leser v. Garnett, unanimously upheld the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, which guaran teed the right of women to vote. In 1943, during World WarII, Norwegian commandos launched a raid to sabotage a German-operated heavy water plant in Norway. In 1951, the 22nd Amend ment to the Constitution, limiting a president to two terms of office, was ratified. In 1960, the U.S. Olympic hockey team defeated the Soviets, 3-2, at the Winter Games in Squaw Valley, Calif. (The U.S. team went on to win the gold medal.) In 1973, members of the American Indian Movement occupied the hamlet of Wounded Knee in South Dakota, the site of the 1890 massacre of Sioux men, women and children. (The occupation lasted until May.) In 1982, Wayne Williams was found guilty of murdering two of the 28 young blacks whose bodies were found in the Atlanta area over a 22-month period. (Williams, who was also blamed for 22 other deaths, has maintained his innocence.) In 1991, during Operation Desert Storm, President George H.W. Bush declared that “Kuwait is liberated, Iraq’s army is defeated,” and announced that the allies would suspend combat operations at midnight, Easterntime. Today’s birthdaysActress Joanne Woodward is 85. Actress Barbara Babcock is 78. Actor Howard Hesseman is 75. Actress Debra Monk is 66. Rock singer-musician Neal Schon (Journey) is 61. Rock musician Adrian Smith (Iron Maiden) is 58. Actor Timothy Spall is 58. Basketball Hall-ofFamer James Worthy is 54. Actor Adam Baldwin is 53. Actor Grant Show is 53. Rock musician Mike Cross (Sponge) is 50. Actor Noah Emmerich is 50. Actor Donal Logue is 49. Rhythm-and-blues singer Chilli (TLC) is 44. Rhythm-and-blues singer Roderick Clark is 42. Actor Brandon Beemer is 35. Rock musician Cyrus Bolooki (New Found Glory) is 35. Actress Kate Mara is 32. SUN CITY, Ariz. (AP) — Two quickfooted llamas dashed in and out of traffic in a retirement community near Phoenix. Television footage showed a large, white llama and a smaller, black llama darting through the streets of Sun City during the lunch hour. Cars and golf carts stopped in their tracks because of the wayward livestock. The animals galloped along the sidewalk, through manicured yards and along street medians. The llamas thwarted numerous attempts by Maricopa County Sheriff’s deputies and bystanders to round them up. The smaller, black llama was eventually lassoed. It was unknown if the llamas were anyone’s pets.ODD NEWS 2 llamas run loose in retirement community consistently warm parts of the U.S.,” Cowie said. “People are becoming more aware of it and scientists are looking for it and nding it.” Figuring out how pervasive the worm is in Florida was important because of the human health hazards. Still, humans who don’t eat snails are safe. “Humans can’t become infected with this parasite unless they eat an undercooked or raw snail,” said Heather Walden, the study’s lead author and a professor of parasitology at University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine. “As long as food is cooked and you wash your produce, you will most likely never ingest it.” The rat lungworm was rst reported in humans in Taiwan in 1945, according to the report, and about 3,000 cases have since been reported worldwide, mostly in China, Thailand and the Pacic Islands. Most of the cases involved snails being ingested by humans. In the continental U.S. there has been only one conrmed case of infection from the parasite in the 1990s, when a boy was sickened in Louisiana after eating raw snails. The parasite ourishes because of the symbiotic relationship between snails and rats — rats eat the infected snails, and the snails in turn feed on the rat feces. Since rats and snails are easily transported on ships, the parasite has had ample opportunity to move. Of the ve species of snails tested by University of Florida, three tested positive as hosts for the rat lungworm.LUNGWORMFROM PAGE 1 knew,” said Asim Qureshi of CAGE, a London-based advocacy group which works with Muslims in conict with British intelligence services. Qureshi said he met Emwazi in 2009, but hadn’t had contact with him since January 2012. Qureshi said he saw strong similarities between the man in a beheading video and Emwazi. But he said, “I can’t be 100 percent certain.” “The guy’s got a hood on his head. It’s very, very difcult,” Qureshi said. British anti-terror ofcials wouldn’t conrm the man’s identity, citing a “live counterterrorism investigation.” National Security Council spokeswoman Bernadette Meehan said the U.S. couldn’t conrm or deny the identity, either. Asked whether it was helpful or hurtful to have the jihadi publicly identied, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said that investigators over the last several months “have found it to their advantage to not talk publicly about the details or progress of that investigation.” He didn’t conrm the identity of the suspect. The Center for the Study of Radicalization and Political Violence at King’s College London, which closely tracks ghters in Syria, said it believed the identication was correct. “Jihadi John” appeared in a video released in August showing the slay ing of American journalist James Foley, denouncing the West before the killing. Former IS captives identied him as one of a group of British militants that prisoners had nicknamed “The Beatles.” A man with similar stature and voice also featured in videos of the killings of American journalist Steven Sotloff, Britons David Haines and Alan Hemming and U.S. aid worker AbdulRahman Kassig. According to The Washington Post and the BBC, Emwazi was born in Kuwait, grew up in west London and studied computer programming at the University of Westminster. The university conrmed that a student of that name graduated in 2009. “If these allegations are true, we are shocked and sickened by the news,” the university said in a statement.JOHNFROM PAGE 1 Words matterImagery and language can also make prices go down easier. Florid descriptions for menu items can seem like parodies, but it’s an effective way to make a fairly standard dish sound special. So, you may balk at paying $19 for baked sh and the vegetable of the day, yet gladly pay that for “aky cod marinated in our house sauce, served with country peas.”Hand-eye coordinationThe closer you are to something, the more likely you are to make an impulse buy. It’s why the areas by registers are so crowded with those little extras. If you walk into Starbucks for a $4 latte, the cafe can push up the value of that transaction by 25 percent just by getting you to grab a $1 tin of mints. So while nobody goes to Starbucks specically for mints, a lot of people buy them. By a similar logic, Dunkin’ Donuts began rolling out small display cases on front counters last summer that feature items like cookies and Danish pastries. The thinking is that you’re more likely to get something to nibble on with your drink if it’s practically in your grasp.Controlling the choicesSometimes the choices available will push people to spend more. Sonic, for instance, used to offer two sizes for its shakes: a 14-ounce “regular” and a 20-ounce “large.” In 2012, the drivein chain revamped sizes; the “regular” became a “small” and the “large” became a “regular.” It then added a new 32-ounce “large,” as well as a 10-ounce “mini.” So the people who tend to automatically opt for a “large” were shifted up to a bigger, pricier size. Drinks are a particularly ripe area for what’s known in the industry as “upselling” because people usually don’t pay as much attention to their prices as they do for main dishes, said Kit Yarrow, a professor of consumer psychology at Golden Gate University and author of “Decoding the New Consumer Mind.” Paying 25 cents more for a bigger soda or fries seems like a no-brainer to most people, even if they would’ve been content with the smaller portion.What’s nextIn the future, that drive-thru menu board might just try to read your mind. Or at least predict what you, in particular, might be tempted by. Sonic CEO Cliff Hudson has said the chain is working on ways to have digital menu boards feature items based on the particular customer. The tailored offerings would be possible over time with the help of the mobile app, which is set to launch this spring and would help the company keep track of what people like to order. Already, Starbucks says its email offers to customers with its apps are tailored based on past purchases.TRICKYFROM PAGE 1 victory for democracy in the digital age. In an online letter, he thanked the millions who wrote to the FCC and spoke out on social media in support of the change. “Today’s FCC decision will protect innovation and create a level playing eld for the next generation of entrepreneurs — and it wouldn’t have happened without Americans like you,” he wrote. Verizon saw it differently, using the Twitter hashtag #ThrowbackThursday to draw attention to the FCC’s reliance on 1934 legislation to regulate the Internet. Likewise, AT&T suggested the FCC had damaged its reputation as an independent federal regulator by embracing such a liberal policy. “Does anyone really think Washington needs yet another partisan ght? Particularly a ght around the Internet, one of the greatest engines of economic growth, investment and innovation in history?” said Jim Cicconi, AT&T’s senior executive vice president for external and legislative affairs. Net neutrality is the idea that websites or videos load at about the same speed. That means you won’t be more inclined to watch a par ticular show on Amazon Prime instead of on Netix because Amazon has struck a deal with your service provider to load its data faster. For years, providers mostly agreed not to pick winners and losers among Web trafc because they didn’t want to encourage regulators to step in and because they said consumers demanded it. But that started to change around 2005, when YouTube came online and Netix became increasingly popular. On-demand video began hogging bandwidth, and evidence surfaced that some providers were manipulating trafc without telling consumers. By 2010, the FCC enacted open Internet rules, but the agency’s legal approach was eventually struck down in the courts. The vote Thursday was intended by Wheeler to erase any legal ambiguity by no longer classify ing the Internet as an “information service” but a “telecommunications service” subject to Title II of the 1934 Communications Act. That would dramatically expand regulators’ power over the industry and hold broadband providers to the higher standard of operating in the public interest. The FCC says it won’t apply some sections of Title II, including price controls. That means rates charged to customers for Internet access won’t be subject to preapproval. But the law allows the government to investigate if consumers complain that costs are unfair.INTERNETFROM PAGE 1 ATLANTA (AP) — The curvy Coca-Cola bottle is celebrating its 100th birthday, and an art museum is exploring the origins and inuence of a bottle design that’s so recognizable, you’d know the brand if you held it in the dark. “The Coca-Cola Bottle: An American Icon at 100” opens Saturday at Atlanta’s High Museum and is set to run through Oct. 4. Visitors can see original design illustrations, a prototype of the 1915 design and the work of artists who have been inspired by the now-classic design. Coca-Cola is headquartered in Atlanta. “To do something that not only stays its course for the company over 100 years, but that also becomes a cultural icon that really is recognizable all over the world, is amazing,” said High head of museum inter pretation and exhibition curator Julia Forbes. “It really is a design success story.” The exhibition walks visitors through the history of the bottle’s design, which was conceived as a way to distinguish Coca-Cola from a multitude of imitators. In a 1915 memo, the company asked glass companies to come up with “a bottle which a person could recognize even if they felt it in the dark, and so shaped that, even if broken, a person could tell at a glance what it was.” The Root Glass Company in Terre Haute, Ind., developed the winning design in “Georgia Green” glass with a bulge in the center and ridges down the sides. The exhibition includes a concept sketch and patent for the contour bottle design, both dating from 1915. An original prototype bottle from 1915, one of two known to exist, is also on display. Opposite a display of Coca-Cola bottles through the years are two dozen posters by contemporary designers created in response to an invitation from Coca-Cola last year to imagine the next century. They were instructed to consider attributes like “universal happiness” and “stubborn optimism” and to use the colors red, black and white. An entire gallery in the exhibition is devoted to Andy Warhol. On one wall are two paintings of single Coca-Cola bottles inspired by old ads, one a bit abstract with smudgy lines and the other with lines so crisp and clean it doesn’t even look like a painting. These works from 1961 and 1962 came at the beginning of Warhol’s Pop art style using commercial images. A Warhol quote from 1975 is printed on the gallery wall: “What’s great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest. You can be watching TV and see Coca-Cola, and you know that the President drinks CocaCola, Liz Taylor drinks Coca-Cola, and just think, you can drink Coca-Cola, too.” The exhibition concludes with a gallery of photos from the mid-1930s through the present. In some, the photographer is clearly using a Coca-Cola bottle or logo as art, while in others the bottle and logo just happen to be present.Atlanta Museum looks at Coca-Cola bottle as art AP PHOTOCoca-Cola bottles that take people through the history of the Coca-Cola bottle design are displayed during a preview of the High Museum’s new exhibit, “The Coca-Cola Bottle: An American Icon at 100,” Wednesday, in Atlanta. MIKEWAY On hosig;on lug dv9Q)i`4.T i q's [bOMMY


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Page 6 WIRE The Sun /Friday, February 27, 2015 BUSINESS NEWS/STOCKS The Charlotte County Family YMCA will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new North Port location Tuesday evening. The community, friends and supporters of the YMCA are invited to the new North Port Family YMCA at 14279 Tamiami Trail (in the Winn-Dixie plaza) at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday to celebrate the Y’s milestone. The North Port YMCA, which moved to the storefront earlier this month from its old location at 5930 Sam Shapos Way (near Dallas White Park), is under the umbrella of the Charlotte Y. The new North Port location allows members to feel comfortable and relaxed in a new lounge, get an extensive workout with new equipment, and gather and work out with friends in expanded group exercise rooms, staff says. Food and refreshments will be provided, and staff-guided tours will be offered. For more information, call 941-429-2269. Bob and Stephanie Kenney are the owner owners of Patio Today, located at 14889 Tamiami Trail (behind McDonald’s), North Port. As a father/daughter-run business, they have no other employees, and that allows them to keep the overhead and prices down, the Kenneys say. Patio Today has 20 years of experience in the patio business, and offers high-quality patio furniture and wall dcor at the lowest prices around, the Kenneys say. All furniture is welded aluminum with Sunbrella fabrics. In most cases, any purchase can be delivered the same day. Patio Today is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For more information, call 941-400-3403, or visit the business on Facebook at Patio Today North Port. North Port-based manufacturer Lolablue is giving back 25 percent of proceeds generated from sales of its newest soap creation — the “Relay for Life” bar. The hand-crafted, all-natural soap is an aromatherapy blend of calming lavender and uplifting mint essential oils, earth-based minerals and love, Lolablue owner Jamie Lovern says. Bars are available for purchase via the website, at the Lolablue warehouse (1090 Innovation Ave., Suite A-112, off Toledo Blade Boulevard, North Port) and at the Team No “Moore” Cancer tent at the Relay for Life event for the American Cancer Society April 25 at North Port High School. For more information, 941-564-9207. Mike Lowe CPA is ready to do income taxes for individuals, partner ships and corporations. Contact the ofce at 14892 Tamiami Trail, North Port (in the North Port Commons), with your tax questions. He also offers a free consultation and estimate, as well as a 10 percent-off senior discount. Call 941429-3055 or email mike@ for more information or to schedule a consultation. The Rotary Club of North Port Central has moved the location of its meetings from Heron Creek Golf & Country Club to Perkins Restaurant, 6001 S. Salford Blvd. (on the corner of U.S. 41), North Port. The service group meets at noon Tuesdays. Visit to learn more about Rotary. Shop hours this weekend for Vintage Finder’s Warehouse, 1075 Innovation Ave., Unit 106 (off Toledo Blade Boulevard), North Port, are from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Saturday. Several deals are going on throughout the warehouse, including a 20 percent-off area. Come out and nd your treasures. Looking for vintage signs; old doors and windows; old industrial, gas and oil items; kitchenware or Pyrex? You can nd all of this and more at Vintage Finder’s Warehouse. For more information, call 941-2288112 or 941-423-9000, check out the warehouse’s website at www.vintage, and Like the warehouse on Facebook. Steve Sachkar is publisher of the North Port Sun. Email him at ssachkar@sun-herald. com, or fax business infor mation to 941-429-3007.Check out North Port YMCA’s new location Steve Sachkar | BUSINESS NEWS BRIEFSNew York Daily News may be up for saleNEW YORK (AP) — The New York Daily News may be up for sale. Mort Zuckerman, the owner and publisher of the New York City tabloid newspaper, sent a memo to employees on Thursday that said he was approached about a potential sale a few weeks ago. The memo was sent to The Associated Press. “Although there were no immediate plans to consider a sale, we thought it would be prudent to ex plore the possibility and talk to potential buyers and/ or investors,” Zuckerman wrote in the memo. He has hired the nancial advisory rm Lazard to help with the process. Zuckerman did not say who the potential buyer is and his spokesman Tom Goodman had no comment beyond the memo.JC Penney shares slide after 4Q missPLANO, Texas (AP) — Shares of J.C. Penney tumbled Thursday after the struggling retailer posted a surprise loss for the holiday quarter, despite improving sales trends. The company, which is trying to recover from a disastrous reinvention push by former CEO Ron Johnson, said sales rose 4.4 percent at established locations for the period ending Jan. 31 and the year. But the company saw operating expenses edge up and is still working on improving its mix of merchandise to expand margins. Private label clothing brands, for instance, tend to be more protable than name brands for the company. Looking ahead to 2015, J.C. Penney said it expects sales to rise 3 to 5 percent at established locations.Average US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.80 percentWASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates have edged up for a third straight week while remaining near their historically low levels reached in May 2013. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said Thursday the nationwide average for a 30-year mortgage rose to 3.80 percent from 3.76 percent last week. The rate for the 15-year loan, a popular choice for people who are renancing, ticked up to 3.07 per cent from 3.05 percent last week. A year ago, the average 30-year mortgage stood at 4.37 percent and the 15year mortgage at 3.39 per cent. Mortgage rates have remained low even though the Federal Reserve in October ended its monthly bond purchases. (AP) — U.S. stocks drifted to a slightly lower nish on Thursday, weighed down by falling energy stocks as the slump in oil prices deepened. Chevron and Exxon Mobil were among the biggest decliners in the Dow Jones industrial average, which eased back from its latest all-time high. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index also slipped below its record high set earlier this week. The Nasdaq composite bucked the trend, creeping within 61 points of its dotcom era record close. Expectations of rising oil supplies sent the price of crude to its lowest level in nearly a month. Benchmark U.S. crude oil fell $2.82 to close at $48.17 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Investors also had to sort through a mix of corporate earnings and U.S. economic reports. “When you have a big move in the market you expect to see it pull back a little bit, catch its breath and wait for that next catalyst to move higher,” said Quincy Krosby, market strategist for Prudential Financial. The Dow ended down 10.15 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 18,214.42. Among individual Dow members, Chevron lost $1.52, or 1.4 percent, to $107.06 while Exxon Mobil slid 95 cents, or 1.1 percent, to $88.65. The S&P 500 index slipped 3.12 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,110.74. The Nasdaq gained 20.75 points, or 0.4 percent, to 4,987.89. The three indexes are all up for the year. The Dow and S&P 500 opened lower on Thursday and held that course most of the day, while the Nasdaq gradually moved higher. The market’s trajectory took shape early on, as traders pored over corporate earnings and economic news. The Commerce Department reported that orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rose 2.8 percent in January, the biggest increase since July. The Labor Department said that applications for unemployment benets rose last week to a seasonally adjusted 313,000, the most in six weeks.Stocks drift mostly lower 0 0


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Page 8 WIRE The Sun /Friday, February 27, 2015 Port Charlotte Tampa Bradenton Englewood Fort Myers Myakka City Punta Gorda Lehigh Acres Arcadia Hull Bartow Winter Haven Plant City Brandon St. Petersburg Wauchula Sebring Lake Wales Frostproof La Belle Felda Lake Placid Brighton Venus Longboat Key Placida Osprey Limestone Apollo Beach Venice Ft. Meade Sarasota Clearwater Boca Grande Cape Coral 0-50 Good; 51-100 Moderate; 101-150 Unhealthy for sensitive groups; 151-200 Unhealthy; 201-300 Very Unhealthy; 301-500 Hazardous Source : 8 a.m. 10 a.m. Noon 2 p.m. 4 p.m. 6 p.m.The higher the UV Index number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection. 0-2 Low; 3-5 Moderate; 6-7 High; 8-10 Very High; 11+ Extreme. RealFeel Temperature is the exclusive AccuWeather. com composite of effective temperature based on eight weather factors.UV Index and RealFeel Temperature Today Precipitation (in inches)Temperatures Gulf Water Temperature Source : National Allergy BureauPunta Gorda Englewood Boca Grande El Jobean Venice High Low High Low Cape Sable to Tarpon Springs Tarpon Springs to Apalachicola Wind Speed Seas Bay/Inland direction in knots in feet chop City Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo W WORLD CITIESCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo W City Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo W FLORIDA CITIES CONDITIONS TODAY TIDES AIR QUALITY INDEX POLLEN INDEX Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice. ALMANAC Sanibel Bonita Springs Shown is today’s weather. Temperatures are today’s highs and tonight’s lows. North Port MARINE THE NATION Cold Warm Stationary Showers T-storms Rain Flurries Snow Ice Shown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day. Fronts Precipitation -10s-0s0s10s20s30s40s50s60s70s80s90s100s110sU.S. ExtremesThe Sun Rise Set The Moon Rise SetPossible weather-related delays today. Check with your airline for the most updated schedules. Hi/Lo Outlook Delays Minor Major Minor MajorThe solunar period schedule allows planning days so you will be fishing in good territory or hunting in good cover during those times. Major periods begin at the times shown and last for 1.5 to 2 hours. The minor periods are shorter. AIRPORT SUN AND MOON SOLUNAR TABLE Publication date: 02/27/15535968716560 TODAY Variable clouds, a shower or two70 / 5655% chance of rainVariable clouds with a few showers77 / 6420% chance of rain SATURDAY Variably cloudy, a shower or two82 / 6430% chance of rain SUNDAY Clouds limiting sunshine84 / 6320% chance of rain MONDAY Breezy with sunshine84 / 635% chance of rain TUESDAYAir Quality Index readings as of ThursdayMain pollutant: particulatesForecasts and graphics, except for the WINK-TV 5-day forecast, provided by AccuWeather, Inc. Punta Gorda through 5 p.m. Thursday24 hours through 5 p.m. Thursday 0.15” Month to date 3.12” Normal month to date 2.24” Year to date 3.76” Normal year to date 4.04” Record 0.97” (1993) High/Low 73/64 Normal High/Low 78/55 Record High 87 (1971) Record Low 28 (1967) Today Sat. Today Sat. Today Sat.Apalachicola 62 48 pc 66 54 pc Bradenton 69 57 c 73 64 sh Clearwater 68 55 c 71 62 c Coral Springs 76 68 sh 80 70 sh Daytona Beach 64 57 pc 71 62 sh Fort Lauderdale 77 68 sh 79 70 sh Fort Myers 70 61 sh 81 67 sh Fort Pierce 70 64 sh 76 66 sh Gainesville 63 48 pc 63 54 sh Jacksonville 58 47 pc 58 51 sh Key Largo 79 69 sh 78 69 pc Key West 75 69 sh 79 71 pc Kissimmee 68 58 c 72 66 sh Lakeland 68 56 c 73 64 sh Melbourne 68 61 c 74 67 sh Miami 79 70 sh 81 72 sh Naples 71 62 sh 82 67 sh Ocala 64 51 pc 67 58 sh Okeechobee 68 61 sh 75 64 c Orlando 68 58 c 72 65 sh Panama City 60 45 pc 64 51 pc Pensacola 57 40 pc 61 49 pc Pompano Beach 78 70 sh 81 72 c St. Augustine 59 53 pc 62 58 sh St. Petersburg 67 57 c 74 63 sh Sanford 67 56 c 72 64 sh Sarasota 69 57 c 75 64 sh Tallahassee 63 44 pc 65 50 pc Tampa 69 57 c 74 64 sh Titusville 67 60 c 72 64 sh Vero Beach 70 63 sh 76 67 sh West Palm Beach 75 68 c 79 71 sh Winter Haven 69 57 c 73 66 shToday 10:08p 5:40a ----Sat. 1:56p 6:41a 11:25p 5:32p Today 8:45p 3:56a ----Sat. 12:33p 4:57a 10:02p 3:48p Today 7:50p 2:17a ----Sat. 11:38a 3:18a 9:07p 2:09p Today 10:40p 6:09a ----Sat. 2:28p 7:10a 11:57p 6:01p Today 7:00p 2:35a ----Sat. 10:48a 3:36a 8:17p 2:27p N 10-20 1-3 Light NNE 8-16 3-5 Moderate 70/56 68/58 70/61 71/63 69/58 69/57 69/58 69/59 69/60 69/57 69/57 69/62 69/59 70/61 70/57 69/58 70/61 69/57 69/57 69/57 69/57 69/56 70/57 67/57 69/57 68/58 69/60 69/58 69/57 69/57 69/58 69/57 69/57 68/55 68/61 71/62 70/6064 Pollen Index readings as of Thursday Today Sat. Today Sat. Today Sat. Today Sat.Albuquerque 42 25 sn 50 39 pc Anchorage 34 27 s 37 23 c Atlanta 46 31 pc 46 35 pc Baltimore 29 8 pc 28 13 s Billings 27 9 s 21 7 c Birmingham 42 25 pc 53 37 pc Boise 51 33 sh 51 26 sh Boston 25 9 pc 25 12 s Buffalo 10 0 pc 15 2 pc Burlington, VT 16 -2 pc 23 1 pc Charleston, WV 23 8 pc 34 23 pc Charlotte 43 22 pc 39 27 c Chicago 15 -3 s 21 14 s Cincinnati 20 4 pc 28 22 pc Cleveland 12 -2 pc 21 13 s Columbia, SC 51 29 pc 46 33 c Columbus, OH 15 -3 pc 24 17 s Concord, NH 23 -2 pc 28 3 s Dallas 31 27 sn 40 34 i Denver 18 1 sn 23 7 sn Des Moines 16 2 s 27 20 sn Detroit 17 1 s 21 7 s Duluth 16 -2 s 20 10 pc Fairbanks 27 10 s 30 5 c Fargo 13 -1 s 23 0 pc Hartford 26 -1 pc 28 6 s Helena 24 9 sf 21 -1 sf Honolulu 80 69 sh 80 69 pc Houston 52 37 c 58 51 c Indianapolis 16 -1 s 24 19 s Jackson, MS 45 30 pc 57 43 pc Kansas City 23 12 s 29 24 sn Knoxville 31 20 c 42 28 c Las Vegas 64 48 pc 60 44 c Los Angeles 68 55 pc 64 51 sh Louisville 25 15 pc 34 31 c Memphis 32 25 pc 47 38 c Milwaukee 15 0 s 19 14 s Minneapolis 15 0 s 21 11 s Montgomery 53 33 pc 58 42 pc Nashville 32 22 pc 45 36 c New Orleans 54 42 pc 61 55 pc New York City 28 13 c 27 19 s Norfolk, VA 34 19 pc 28 21 pc Oklahoma City 29 19 sn 36 30 sn Omaha 22 9 s 30 21 sn Philadelphia 30 12 pc 28 16 s Phoenix 76 57 pc 69 57 c Pittsburgh 16 -4 pc 24 12 s Portland, ME 23 1 pc 27 9 s Portland, OR 53 38 r 54 30 s Providence 27 7 pc 27 10 s Raleigh 39 17 pc 33 22 c Salt Lake City 48 32 sh 48 30 r St. Louis 22 13 pc 33 28 c San Antonio 45 37 sh 51 48 r San Diego 67 59 pc 63 54 sh San Francisco 61 52 c 62 49 sh Seattle 54 39 r 53 34 s Washington, DC 32 16 pc 31 21 s Amsterdam 45 33 pc 45 40 pc Baghdad 75 46 s 76 49 s Beijing 38 25 c 39 24 sn Berlin 48 31 pc 43 30 pc Buenos Aires 80 59 s 77 65 s Cairo 83 54 s 70 52 s Calgary 19 4 sf 29 13 pc Cancun 84 70 t 84 71 pc Dublin 47 43 pc 49 38 r Edmonton 16 0 c 26 6 pc Halifax 22 9 pc 24 14 pc Kiev 43 35 pc 45 34 c London 48 39 pc 52 44 r Madrid 54 35 pc 59 42 pc Mexico City 75 45 pc 76 45 pc Montreal 10 1 pc 19 6 pc Ottawa 11 -4 pc 20 3 c Paris 47 31 c 46 44 pc Regina 8 -13 pc 9 4 pc Rio de Janeiro 93 76 t 88 74 t Rome 58 42 pc 59 40 pc St. John’s 25 7 sf 18 6 c San Juan 85 75 s 84 74 s Sydney 79 69 pc 84 70 pc Tokyo 52 40 pc 51 46 pc Toronto 14 -1 pc 22 5 pc Vancouver 52 35 pc 49 31 s Winnipeg 12 -5 pc 15 0 pc 69/58High .................. 87 at Opa Locka, FLLow ................ -37 at Embarrass, MNFt. Myers 70/61 showers none Punta Gorda 69/58 showers none Sarasota 69/57 cloudy none Full Mar 5 Last Mar 13 New Mar 20 First Mar 27 Today 1:34 p.m. 2:28 a.m. Saturday 2:25 p.m. 3:17 a.m. Today 6:55 a.m. 6:28 p.m. Saturday 6:54 a.m. 6:28 p.m. Today 12:47a 7:00a 1:12p 7:25p Sat. 1:33a 7:45a 1:57p 8:09p Sun. 2:16a 8:27a 2:39p 8:51p(For the 48 contiguous states yesterday) MONTHLY RAINFALLMonth 2015 2014 Avg. Record/YearJan. 0.64 3.67 1.80 7.07/1979 Feb. 3.12 1.24 2.43 11.05/1983 Mar. 5.10 3.28 9.26/1970 Apr. 2.00 2.03 5.80/1994 May 3.68 2.50 9.45/1991 Jun. 6.34 8.92 23.99/1974 Jul. 5.21 8.22 14.22/1995 Aug. 7.06 8.01 15.60/1995 Sep. 11.40 6.84 14.03/1979 Oct. 1.67 2.93 10.88/1995 Nov. 4.60 1.91 5.53/2002 Dec. 0.15 1.78 6.83/2002 Year 3.76 52.12 50.65 (since 1931)Totals are from a 24-hour period ending at 5 p.m. WEATHER/WORLD NEWS | WORLD NEWS BRIEFSJudge rejects Argentina cover-up caseBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday rmly dismissed allegations that Argentine President Cristina Fernandez tried to cover up the involvement of Iranian ofcials in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center, easing a crisis for her government fed by the death of the prosecutor who brought the case. Judge Daniel Rafecas said the documents originally led by the late prosecutor Alberto Nisman failed to meet “the minimal conditions needed to launch a formal court investigation.” “There is not a single element of evidence, even circumstantial, that points to the actual head of state,” the judge said. Nisman had led the complaint just days before he died on Jan. 18 under mysterious circumstances.Explosions in Nigerian towns in north kill at least 34JOS, Nigeria (AP) — Explosions in Nigeria’s north central city of Jos and the northeastern town of Biu over the past two days have killed at least 34 people, witnesses said Thursday. Residents say at least 15 people were killed in two bomb explosions at a bus station and motor park in the city of Jos. Iliyasu Aliyu, a resident there, told The Associated Press he heard a “loud sound” after nishing evening prayer and heard another blast moments later. He said he counted at least 15 bodies. Another resident Mark Lipdo told AP the rst explosion went off at a bus stop near a university. The second bomb detonated near a motor park, he said. On Thursday, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan made an unannounced visit to Mubi in the northeastern Nigerian state of Adamawa, and met with soldiers and the traditional ruler there. The Nigerian military reclaimed Mubi in November after Boko Haram ghters had seized it in October.Aggressive owl sinks its talons into residents of Dutch townPURMEREND, Netherlands (AP) — The residents of one Dutch town are cowering under umbrellas after an aggressive eagle owl started swooping out of the sky, sinking its talons into them and gouging their esh. The so-called “terror owl” has become a media sensation after attacking people in recent weeks in and around Purmerend, 20 kilometers (12 miles) north of Amsterdam. The hardest hit area in town is the Prinsenstichting assisted-living complex for people with disabilities. A spokeswoman for the complex, Lieselotte de Bruijn, said Thursday the owl has attacked up to 20 people there in recent weeks, sometimes causing injuries that required stitches. One Prinsenstichting resident who fell prey to the owl, Niels Verkooijen, told the Dutch news show Hart van Nederland that it was a painful experience. “It was like having a brick laced with nails thrown at your head,” he said. The town has advised residents not to approach the bird and to use umbrellas if they are walking in the evening, when the owl is most active.Chile government rejects 14-year-old’s plea for euthanasiaSANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chile’s government on Thursday rejected an ailing 14-year-old girl’s plea to let her “sleep forever.” Cystic brosis sufferer Valentina Maureira posted a YouTube video shot from what appeared to be a hos pital bed asking President Michelle Bachelet to allow her euthanasia. It quickly circulated widely on social media. Presidential spokesman Alvaro Elizalde said Thursday that although “it’s impossible not be overcome by emotion with the girl’s request, it’s impossible to grant her wish” because it’s not allowed under Chilean law.New name for Namibian town is a tongue-twisterJOHANNESBURG (AP) — A linguistic storm is brewing in coastal Luderitz, where some residents of the Namibian town are protesting plans to change its name to !Nami#nus. The name, proposed by some local ofcials and tribal authorities, incorporates click-like sounds in the language spoken by the Nama ethnic group in the southern African nation. Those sounds are often represented in written form with punctuation symbols. But Luderitz resident Crispin Clay said the proposed name could hurt Luderitz’s ability to attract international tourists and might not be recognized by computers and websites. “Nobody’s quite certain how to pronounce or how to spell it,” said Clay, noting that a slight mispronunciation of !Nami#nus sounds like a derogatory term for a woman in the local language. LIMITED TIME ONLY!40%OFFrf ntbbbr ENTIRE STOCKPERMANENTLY REDUCED MERCHANDISE TAKE AN EXTRA TODAY, FEBRUARY 27 adno=50477429 LtAKEEK=rRZEN=RRE


SPORTSFriday, February 27, 2015 @ S unCoastSports SunCoastSportsNow .com Sports Editor: Mark Lawrence INDEX | Lottery 2 | Away at college 2 | Community calendar 2 | Golf 2 | Baseball 3 | NHL 3 | Auto racing 4 | College basketball 4 | Scoreboard 5 | Preps 6 | NFL 6 NHL Panthers trade for Jaromir Jagr, Page 3 SUN PHOTO BY JENNIFER BRUNO North Port’s Malek Barber drives the baseline en route to a shot attempt during the Region 7A-3 nal against Martin County. The Bobcats earned their rst regional title with the win, which also sent them to their rst state nal four appearance.NORTH PORT — The North Port High School boys basketball team thought its coach was crazy. The Bobcats had fallen to 67 two days after Christmas, but Travis Slanger hadn’t wavered on his preseason prediction: He still believed North Port was a nal four team. Sixteen consecutive victories later, the secondyear coach was proven right: The Bobcats will face Blanche Ely in the program’s rst Class 7A state seminal tonight in Lakeland. “They bought in. They believed in me, and I believe in them,” said Slanger, whose team defeated Martin County 61 -58 on Saturday to claim the school’s rst Region 7A -3 title. “That’s a special combination this time of year.” On paper, the game is going to be North Port’s toughest test to date. The Pompano Beach -based Tigers are ranked No. 2 in Florida and No. 29 in the nation. They enter tonight’s game with a 260 record and a 30point Driving for historyBy JOSH VITALESPORTS WRITER BOYS BASKETBALL: North PortIn their rst nal four trip, Bobcats face unbeaten foe BOBCATS VS. TIGERSWHO: North Port (22-7) vs. Blanche Ely (26-0) WHEN: Today, 7 p.m. WHERE: The Lakeland Center, Lakeland RADIO: 1530 AM TICKETS: $10 (available at door) PARKING: $8 SEMIFINAL 2: Osceola (25-5) vs. Oviedo (25-5), 8:30 p.m. INSIDE: FHSAA finals scoreboard, schedule, Page 6HISTORY | 6 PREP WRESTLING: District previewImagine hopes for trailblazers NORTH PORT — One is a wrestling blueblood, a young package of potential who has spent signicant time on the mat. The other is just getting his feet wet, just beginning to learn the discipline and determination it takes to win at his new sport. Together, they are two of a handful of wrestlers Imagine School coach Rob McCabe believes have a shot at advancing out of Saturday’s District 1A-12 tournament. Lemon Bay is also in the tournament eld at Lely High School in Naples. The top four nishers in each weight class will go on to regionals. “Anywhere between ve and eight of my 10 wrestlers I expect to qualify (for regionals),” By RUSTY PRAYSUN CORRESPONDENTDuo say berth in regionals is reasonable in varsity debutDISTRICT | 6 DISTRICT SCHEDULETODAY District 2A-11 at Island Coast High School, Cape Coral, 1 p.m. (Charlotte, Port Charlotte) SATURDAY District 1A-12 at Lely High School, Naples, 10 a.m. (Lemon Bay, Imagine) District 3A-8 at Riverview High School, Riverview, 11 a.m. (North Port) Archer catches Cash’s attentionBy JOSH VITALESPORTS WRITERPORT CHARLOTTE — It’s difcult to stand out during a spring training bullpen session, during which eight pitchers at a time throw 20 -30 pitches each to eight catchers without any hitters in the box to face them. Nonetheless, Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash has been impressed with all the pitchers he’s seen so far this spring. Especially Chris Archer. “He’s game-ready,” Cash said of the thirdyear righthander. “He’s ready to go.” Archer said his body “feels really good” after four days of workouts. He tried something different in his second bullpen session of the week on Thursday, throwing just 20 “low-effort level” pitches directly over the plate to catcher Rene Rivera. MLB: Tampa Bay ONLINEOnly two of the 63 players on the Rays’ camp roster have not yet reported. Find out who at FANS GUIDETODAY WHAT: Pitchers and catchers workout WHEN: 9 a.m. (Players will be on the fields until about 11:20 a.m.) WHERE: Charlotte Sports Park, Port Charlotte COST: Parking and admission are free TICKET OFFICE HOURS: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. TEAM STORE HOURS: Open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. COMING UP: First full-squad workout is scheduled for Saturday.RAYS | 3 ENGLEWOOD — Lemon Bay High School’s boys weightlifting team is showing in the season’s opening weeks that it should be a strong force in the Charlotte County and section meets. The Manta Rays won an invitational team title for the second time in three meets this season by scoring 46 points to capture the Lemon Bay Invitational on Thursday. Lemon Bay, which won the LaBelle Invitational last week, nished nine points ahead of second-place LaBelle. Charlotte High School (32) was third. Port Charlotte (25) was fourth and North Port (12) tied for seventh in the 11-team meet. Lemon Bay nished third in the season-opening Tarpon Invitational. “Depth was the key,” Manta Rays coach Don Southwell said. “We had a lot of guys do well and they’ve been doing that all season.” Lemon Bay had one weight-class winner: Defending state champion Anthony Marinola Depth carries Mantas to title BOYS WEIGHTLIFTING: Lemon Bay InvitationalMarinola is lone winner for Lemon BayBy GARY BROWNSUN CORRESPONDENTMANTA S | 6 UP NEXTCharlotte: at Venice, Thursday, 4 p.m. Lemon Bay: at Travis Todd Invitational, March 10, 5:30 p.m. AP FILE PHOTOA federal judge cleared the way for Minnesota’s Adrian Peterson, shown celebrating during a 2013 game, to be reinstated from his NFL-imposed suspension. U.S. District Judge David Doty issued his order Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, less than three weeks after hearing oral arguments. See page 6 for more. Peterson wins a round 'A IVI a Ynjr5'.hw`-YS(FJ/ Lrw^ , MvL)Ljt Y


Page 2 SP The Sun /Friday, February 27, 2015 Contact usM ark Lawrence Sports Editor Rob Shore Staff writer Josh Vitale Staff writer jvitale@sun-herald.comEMAIL: FAX: 941-629-2085 SunCoast Sports NowWhen news breaks, we blog it at Like us and share our photos on Facebook: SunCoastSports Follow us on Twitter for live event updates and breaking news: @SunCoastSports Corrections It is the Sun’s policy to correct all errors of fact. To report an error, call the sports department at 941-206-1175 or email to Submit a story idea: Email or call Mark Lawrence 941-206-1175. Email or voice message must contain name, address and phone number. Submit local golf scores: Email scores to Scores appear in the weekly Heralds. Report a high school result: Call 877-818-6204 or 941-206-1126 by 10:30 p.m. the day the event is held. Florida CASH 3Feb. 26N .......................................0-5-5 Feb. 26D .......................................6-0-8 Feb. 25N .......................................5-8-5 Feb. 25D .......................................4-1-4 Feb. 24N .......................................8-9-0 Feb. 24D .......................................1-0-0 D-Day, N-Night PLAY 4Feb. 26N ....................................1-5-6-4 Feb. 26D ....................................9-5-5-8 Feb. 25N ....................................7-3-5-3 Feb. 25D ....................................9-9-3-9 Feb. 24N ....................................5-7-9-3 Feb. 24D ....................................2-5-7-0 D-Day, N-Night FANTASY 5Feb. 26 ...........................7-11-15-18-35 Feb. 25 .............................1-7-16-20-22 Feb. 24 ...........................3-19-20-21-32 Feb. 23 .............................3-4-12-25-36PAYOFF FOR FEB. 252 5-digit winners .............$122,665.60 340 4-digit winners .....................$116 11,409 3-digit winners ...............$9.50 LUCKY MONEYFeb. 24 ..............................17-24-37-47 Lucky Ball ............................................7 Feb. 20 ................................9-18-44-45 Lucky Ball ..........................................14PAYOFF FOR FEB. 240 4-of-4 LB ........................ $1.1 Million 6 4-of-4 .....................................$1,198 79 3-of-4 LB .................................$199 810 3-of-4 ......................................$57 LOTTOFeb. 25 .....................4-21-29-31-43-51 Feb. 21 .......................1-6-11-12-25-52PAYOFF FOR FEB. 250 6-digit winners ........................$16M 27 5-digit winners ....................$4,829 1,150 4-digit winners ...............$82.50 POWERBALLFeb. 25 .........................17-19-21-32-39 Powerball ............................................8 Feb. 21 .........................10-14-18-34-51 Powerball ..........................................26PAYOFF FOR FEB. 250 5 of 5 + PB ...............................$70M 1 5 of 5 ...............................$1,000,000 1 4 of 5 + PB ............................$10,000 67 4 of 5 ......................................$100ESTIMATED JACKPOT $80 million MEGA MILLIONSFeb. 24 .........................15-23-26-45-66 Lucky Ball ............................................4 Feb. 20 ...............................2-6-8-52-66 Mega Ball ..........................................13PAYOFF FOR FEB. 240 5 of 5 + MB ............................$112M 0 5 of 5 ...............................$1,000,000 2 4 of 5 + MB ............................$5,000 16 4 of 5 ......................................$500ESTIMATED JACKPOT $127 million G ARAGE S ALELISTINGSALW AY SI NTHECLASSIFIEDS Nikkie Kovalsky has been a dominant pitcher for the St. Petersburg College softball squad. The freshman out of Venice High School led the team with a 7-1 record and 0.78 earned run average in 10 appearances for the 13-7 Titans. She had a team-high 64 strikeouts in 5323 innings. “She’s pitching well,” coach Breanna Myers said. “We have high expectations.” Kovalsky on Tuesday was named the NCAA Region 8/ Florida College System Activities Association pitcher of the week. She was recognized after going 2-0 by throwing shutouts against Northwest Florida and Indian River state colleges. She struck out 19 in 14 innings. As of Thursday, she tied for third among Region 8 Division I pitchers with a 0.78 ERA and was third in strikeouts. She tied for fth in wins. “I’m really excited for the rest of the season,” Kovalsky said. She has trimmed her pitch repertoire to four. “We needed to focus on making those pitches solid pitches,” Myers said. “She’s done a pretty good job to adapt.” “She has an unorthodox delivery,” the coach said. “It’s harder for people to pick up her pitches.” In addition, Kovalsky has stayed ahead in the count and kept the ball low in the zone, the latter of which Myers said has prompted batters to pop up a lot. Batters have been aggressive, Kovalsky said, swinging early in the count to give themselves a decent chance for contact. Her father has been at games with a radar gun that has clocked her velocity as reaching upper 50 mph, she said. “Most of the batters are trying to get whatever they can,” said Kovalsky, who has handled all 15 of her elding chances. “They know we’re not going to give them anything else once we get ahead of them.” Kovalsky has had a 0.00 ERA in seven of her appearances. Her roughest outing came in her second game, her lone loss. She had a 8.40 ERA against Indian River that game. She has had eight or more strikeouts in six games, with a season-high 10 strikeouts in a win over Northwest Florida State. When she’s not overpowering batters, she’s held her own against pitchers. By far the best hitter among the team’s ve pitchers, she batted .474 with four runs batted in. She tied for the team lead with ve sacrice hits. “Other than pitching, it’s one of my most favorite parts of the game,” she said. “Some colleges don’t allow pitchers to hit.”Kovalsky dominating for St. PetersburgBy BARBARA BOXLEITNERSUN CORRESPONDENT AWAY AT COLLEGE Former Venice hurler ranks third in region for ERA and strikeoutsKOVALSKY | COMMUNITY CALENDARBASEBALLYMCA T-Ball: For ages 3-4, begins March 21. Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. Call 941-629-9622 or online at dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-noon, year-round, Englewood Sports Complex. All levels of play. Cost: $2/session. Rackets and shuttles provided. Call Terry, 941-740-0364.CHEERYMCA Cheer: Ages 5-12, begins March 16. Practices held on Monday and Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings. Call 941-629-9622 or go online, CharlotteCountyYMCA. com.FOOTBALLManta Pride Ride: The Lemon Bay Touchdown Club and Real Bikes of Englewood will host the Manta Pride Ride, set for March 21 at 8 a.m. at Fellowship Church, 140 Rotonda Blvd. W. in Rotonda. Cost to ride is $30 for adults, $20 for students. To register, visit (Lemon Bay Manta Pride Ride) or visit www.facebook/com/LBTDclub. Email for more information. YMCA Flag Football: Ages 7-9 and 10-13, starts March 16. Practices held on Monday evenings. Games on Thursday and Friday evenings. Call 941-629-9622 or go online, CharlotteCountyYMCA.comGOLFTenth Annual TEAM Punta Gorda tournament: Saturday, March 21 at St. Andrew South Golf Club in Punta Gorda. Cost: $85/ person. Registration deadline: March 16. Register at www.teampuntagorda. org or contact Ed Bouton, edbouton@, or 703-599-5401.RUNNINGThe Chocolate Fantasia 7K night run: March 28, 8:30 p.m. Cost: $40 through Feb. 28; $45 in March; $55 race day. Benefits Tender Hearts Partnership. Course is a twilight tour of the Punta Gorda waterfront. Register at The Foot Landing, Punta Gorda. Harbour Heights Half Marathon & 5K: April 4 at 7 a.m. Half marathon cost: $85 through March 25, $90 thereafter. 5K cost: $15 through March 13, $20 after March 14. Event benefits Autism Speaks. Download registration form at www. annual Conquistador Cup Regatta: March 6-8. Fees: $65; $60 with proof of US Sailing membership. Visit www. Charlotte Harbor Community Sailing Center lessons: Open to youth and adults, including handicapped; at Port Charlotte Beach Park. Visit www. or call Pete Welch, 941-773-6326. Charlotte Harbor Multihull Association: For multihull owners or those interested in them. No dues. Meets first Monday of each month 6 p.m. at Harpoon Harry’s. Visit CHMA/ or call Ron, 941-876-6667. Punta Gorda Sailing Club: Racing and cruising programs for all ages. Call Bill, 781-910-3217 or visit Youth League: For ages 5-13, begins March 17. Practices held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Games on Saturday mornings. Call 941-629-9622 or go online, YMCA Adult League: For ages 13 and up, begins March 15. Games on Sunday afternoons. Call 941-629-9622 or go online, YMCA Pre-K programs: For ages 3-4, begins March 21. Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. Call 941-629-9622 or go online, Bay alumni: Lemon Bay High School seeks softball alumni as it prepares to dedicate field in honor of former coach Larry Pope on March 20. Former Manta softball players are asked to email coach Kim Pinkhan, Kim. Include years played, current address, email and phone number.SWIMMINGCharlotte County Swimming: Year-round USA Swimming team provides instruction and competition ages 5 and up. Visit or call Susan, 941-628-1510.TENNISGet out and play clinics: Saturdays, 8-11 a.m., Gary Littlestar Masters Tennis 55 and over at Rotonda Park. Rackets and balls provided. Instruction: Age 4 to adult, at Franz Ross Park YMCA. Register at or call 941-629-9622. Skill testing for juniors and seniors: Saturdays, 9-10 a.m., every other week through September. No fee. Register on Saturdays, 8-11 a.m., at Rotonda Park. Call Art, 941-698-9480. Rotonda QuickStart: Free lessons for parents and kids (12-under), 10-11 a.m. Saturdays, Rotonda Park. Rackets and balls provided. Call 941-698-9480. Free adult clinics: 10 a.m.-11 a.m.; Saturday, March 11 and 25 at Rotonda Community Park tennis courts. Have your stroke evaluated. All levels of play welcome. Contact Pete Zeeh, 941-548-2447. Masters recreational program: Registration for weekly play as part of a new USTA program; 8-11 a.m. Saturdays at Rotonda Community Park; Masters play is open to those 18-and-older and takes place on special-marked 60-foot short-courts. Balls are provided. Reduced-size rackets (23, 25 and 27 inches) are available. Call Art, 941-698-9480. The Community Calendar appears daily as space permits. To have your activity published, fax (941-629-2085) or e-mail ( event details to the Sports Department at least one week in advance. Phone calls will not be accepted. Submissions suitable for publication will be edited for length and clarity. PGA TourTHE HONDA CLASSIC At PGA National Resort and Spa, The Champion Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Purse: $6.1 million Yardage: 7,140; Par 70 First Round Jim Herman 33-32 — 65 Brendan Steele 32-34 — 66 Padraig Harrington 34-33 — 67 Martin Flores 32-35 — 67 Patrick Reed 31-36 — 67 Daniel Berger 35-33 — 68 Scott Piercy 34-34 — 68 Martin Kaymer 34-34 — 68 Rory Sabbatini 36-32 — 68 S.J. Park 34-34 — 68 David Lingmerth 34-34 — 68 Jamie Donaldson 33-35 — 68 Ben Crane 34-35 — 69 Zach Johnson 35-34 — 69 Michael Thompson 35-34 — 69 Brendon de Jonge 34-35 — 69 Russell Knox 33-36 — 69 Luke Donald 36-33 — 69 Paul Casey 33-36 — 69 Thomas Bjorn 34-36 — 70 Nicholas Thompson 36-34 — 70 Sean O’Hair 32-38 — 70 Brian Harman 34-36 — 70 Rickie Fowler 36-34 — 70 Matt Every 35-35 — 70 Charles Howell III 36-34 — 70 Jason Kokrak 36-34 — 70 John Huh 35-35 — 70 Robert Garrigus 36-34 — 70 David Hearn 34-36 — 70 Lucas Glover 35-35 — 70 Ben Martin 34-36 — 70 Alex Cejka 34-36 — 70 Freddie Jacobson 36-34 — 70 Lee Westwood 36-35 — 71 Chad Campbell 35-36 — 71 Cameron Tringale 35-36 — 71 Colt Knost 35-36 — 71 Je Overton 34-37 — 71 David Toms 35-36 — 71 Chris Kirk 35-36 — 71 Ian Poulter 35-36 — 71 Ryan Palmer 34-37 — 71 Phil Mickelson 37-34 — 71 Keegan Bradley 35-36 — 71 Brian Davis 35-36 — 71 Y.E. Yang 35-36 — 71 Zac Blair 35-36 — 71 Joost Luiten 36-35 — 71 Daniel Summerhays 36-35 — 71 Jhonattan Vegas 35-36 — 71 Jason Dufner 33-38 — 71 D.A. Points 36-35 — 71 Jonas Blixt 36-35 — 71 Scott Stallings 35-36 — 71 Harris English 35-36 — 71 Scott Brown 34-37 — 71 William McGirt 37-34 — 71 Justin Thomas 36-35 — 71 Jon Curran 33-38 — 71 Spencer Levin 37-35 — 72 Danny Lee 38-34 — 72 Adam Hadwin 35-37 — 72 Sergio Garcia 33-39 — 72 Angel Cabrera 37-35 — 72 Carl Pettersson 37-35 — 72 Scott Langley 38-34 — 72 Tim Petrovic 36-36 — 72 Will MacKenzie 36-36 — 72 George McNeill 36-36 — 72 Luke Guthrie 34-38 — 72 Retief Goosen 37-35 — 72 Jerry Kelly 36-36 — 72 Robert Allenby 36-36 — 72 Erik Compton 32-40 — 72 Alex Prugh 36-36 — 72 Jamie Lovemark 36-36 — 72 Ryan Armour 31-41 — 72LPGA TourHONDA LPGA THAILAND Thursday At Siam Country Club (Pattaya Old Course) Chonburi, Thailand Purse: $1.5 million Yardage: 6,568; Par: 72 (36-36) a-amateur First Round Brittany Lang 34-32 — 66 Stacy Lewis 29-37 — 66 Yani Tseng 32-34 — 66 Ariya Jutanugarn 34-33 — 67 Mirim Lee 34-33 — 67 Suzann Pettersen 34-33 — 67 Lizette Salas 33-34 — 67 a-Budsabakorn Sukapan 34-33 — 67 Amy Yang 34-33 — 67 Caroline Hedwall 34-34 — 68 Cristie Kerr 36-32 — 68 Mo Martin 33-35 — 68 Lexi Thompson 35-33 — 68 Christina Kim 35-34 — 69 Mika Miyazato 34-35 — 69 Azahara Munoz 36-33 — 69 Paula Creamer 35-35 — 70 Shanshan Feng 34-36 — 70 Julieta Granada 34-36 — 70 Moriya Jutanugarn 36-34 — 70 Sei Young Kim 34-36 — 70 Jessica Korda 33-37 — 70 Caroline Masson 35-35 — 70 Hee Young Park 34-36 — 70 Inbee Park 36-34 — 70 Jenny Shin 35-35 — 70 Chella Choi 35-36 — 71 Na Yeon Choi 34-37 — 71 Sandra Gal 35-36 — 71 Mina Harigae 36-35 — 71 Karine Icher 36-35 — 71 Eun-Hee Ji 37-34 — 71 Meena Lee 35-36 — 71 Brittany Lincicome 36-35 — 71 C a triona Matthew 35-36 — 71 Ai Miyazato 35-36 — 71 Lee-Anne Pace 37-34 — 71 Thidapa Suwannapura 36-35 — 71 Line Vedel 38-33 — 71European TourJOBURG OPEN Thursday At Royal Johannesburg and Kensington GC Johannesburg Purse: $1.45 million First Round e-East Course: 7,677 yards, par-72 (37-35) w-West Course: 7,228 yards, par-71 (36-35) Nic Henning 29-33 — 62w -9 Tjaart Van der Walt 33-30 — 63w -8 Titch Moore 30-33 — 63w -8 Thomas Pieters 31-32 — 63w -8 Garth Mulroy 32-32 — 64w -7 Jason Scrivener 34-30 — 64w -7 Dean Burmester 32-30 — 64w -7 Jorge Campillo 35-30 — 65w -6 Andrew Curlewis 34-31 — 65w -6 Simon Dyson 32-33 — 65w -6 Joachim B. Hansen 37-28 — 65w -6 Scott Henry 31-34 — 65w -6 An Byeong-hun 32-33 — 65w -6 Wallie Coetsee 34-32 — 66e -6 Sam Hutsby 35-31 — 66e -6 Ben Evans 34-33 — 67e -5 Niclas Fasth 34-32 — 66w -5 Thomas Aiken 34-33 — 67e -5 Le Roux Ferreira 32-34 — 66w -5 Victor Riu 32-34 — 66w -5 Peter Lawrie 32-34 — 66w -5 Sihwan Kim 31-35 — 66w -5 | GOLF SCOREBOARD PALM BEACH GARDENS — Playing in America for the rst time this year, Rory McIlroy hit a 2-iron out of play. A wind with gusts that approached 35 mph provided a rude welcome to just about everyone Thursday at the Honda Classic except for Jim Herman, who somehow made it around PGA National without a bogey for a 5-under 65 and a one-shot lead. McIlroy managed to salvage a tough day by holing a 30-foot birdie putt and two-putting for birdie on the 18th hole for a 3-over 73. It was his highest score to par since he opened with a 3-over 74 at The Barclays seven months ago. And he didn’t seem too bothered. The world’s No. 1 player was competing for the rst time since he won in Dubai a month ago. And he wasn’t alone. He played with Dustin Johnson, who birdied his last two holes for a 77, and Phoenix Open winner Brooks Koepka, who shot a 78. Only 19 players managed to break par. Trio shares lead at LPGA Thailand: In Chonburi, Thailand, Yani Tseng shot an opening 6-under 66 to take a share of the lead with American rivals Stacy Lewis and Brittany Lang at the LPGA Thailand. Tseng, a former No. 1 from Taiwan who won the title in Chonburi in 2011 and 2012, had seven birdies and a bogey at Siam Country Club. Lewis, who only got her clubs back on Wednesday after an airline had misplaced them, started with an eagle. She also had six birdies. Lang had five of her eight birdies on the back nine. Henning equals course record at Joburg Open: In Johannesburg, Nic Henning made seven birdies and an eagle and equaled the course record with his 9-under 62 for the first-round lead at the Joburg Open. Henning had five of his birdies and the eagle on the first nine to go out in 29 on the par-71 West Course at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club. The European Tour’s first 59 seemed a possibility then, but Henning made just two birdies coming home.BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GOLF ROUNDUP Herman opens with 65 as McIlroy ails in windRORY STRUGGLESAP PHOTORory Mcllroy hits from the rst tee during the rst round of the Honda Classic on Thursday in Palm Beach Gardens. McIlroy hit his rst shot out of bounds and nished with a 3-over 73.


The Sun /Friday, February 27, 2015 SP Page 3 By focusing on throwing every pitch down the middle instead of nibbling at the corners, Archer said, a pitcher can create a muscle memory for how those pitches feel. It’s an idea he got from Cash, who spent a lot of time working with 2014 American League Cy Young winner Corey Kluber in Cleveland the past two seasons. The 26yearold Archer is trying to make the same leap the 28yearold Kluber did last season. Kluber went from a 3.85 ERA and 136 strikeouts in 2013 to a 2.44 ERA, 269 strikeouts and a Cy Young award last year. Archer is coming off a 109 season with a 3.33 ERA and 173 strikeouts. “We’ve had some good talks about the things Kluber did to really jump on the scene,” Archer said. “Because Kluber has always had the stuff; he just hadn’t had the success on that level. And I’m trying to apply some of those things, because he saw it rsthand. He was right there, watched every single bullpen, every single pitch that he threw for the past two years. Not just last year; he saw what he was before. So really, I’m trying to implement some of those things.” Archer also adjusted his offseason routine this winter, changing his mentality from a guy ghting for a spot in the rotation to a guy who knows his role is solidied. “For the past eight years since , I’ve been like, ‘I have to work hard and I have to run my butt off and kill it and have to be laid out after every workout,’” Archer said. “But this year, I would do that for four weeks, then have a week where it would be less intense. Then go hard for three or four weeks, then have a less intense week. So I would just cycle it a little better to pace myself, because I’m thinking those weeks in the offseason are going to help me feel better on the back end.” After jumping from 23 starts and 12823 innings in 2013 to 32 and 19423 innings last year, Archer said he knows what toll a fullseason workload has on his body. Though he had success last September with a 2-2 record and a 2.97 ERA — his second best mark of any month during the season — the right -hander said he spent the month pitching tired. “What good is February and March?” Archer said. “I’m trying to be good April through October.” Just like Kluber was last season.Contact Josh Vitale at 9412061122 or jvitale@sun PAGE 1 SPRING TRAINING FAN DAYWHAT: Autograph sessions, giveaways, music and free hot dogs. WHEN: Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to noon WHERE: Charlotte Sports Park complex ADMISSION: free (parking is also free) | S PRING SCHEDULESSUNDAY U. of Tampa vs. Phillies at Clearwater, 1:05 p.m. MONDAY FIU vs. Miami at Jupiter, 1:05 p.m. Florida Southern vs. Detroit at Lakeland, 1:05 p.m. TUESDAY Baltimore vs. Detroit at Lakeland, 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, 1:05 p.m. Boston College vs. Boston at Fort Myers, 1:05 p.m. U. of Miami vs. Miami at Jupiter, 1:05 p.m. Pittsburgh vs. Toronto at Dunedin, 1:07 p.m. Cleveland vs. Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. San Francisco vs. Oakland at Mesa, Ariz., 3:10 p.m. Arizona State vs. Arizona at Scottsdale, Ariz., 3:10 p.m. Northeastern vs. Boston at Fort Myers, 4:05 p.m. WEDNESDAY N.Y. Mets vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, 1:05 p.m. Philadelphia vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, 1:05 p.m. Toronto vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, 1:05 p.m. Detroit vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, 1:05 p.m. Oakland vs. San Francisco at Scottsdale, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Cincinnati vs. Cleveland at Goodyear, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Chi. White Sox vs. Dodgers at Glendale, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Seattle vs. San Diego at Peoria, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Kansas City vs. Texas at Surprise, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Wisc.-Milwaukee vs. Milwaukee at Phoenix, 3:05 p.m. Arizona vs. Colorado at Scottsdale, Ariz., 3:10 p.m. U. of Minnesota vs. Minnesota at Fort My ers, 7:05 p.m. SUNRISE — The Florida Panthers acquired Jaromir Jagr from the New Jersey Devils on Thursday for a second-round pick in June and either Florida or Minnesota’s thirdround pick in 2016. The 43-year-old Jagr had 11 goals and 18 assists in 57 games this season for New Jersey. His playing time has been cut recently and he has gone eight games without a point. Jagr is sixth in NHL history with 716 goals, seventh with 1,068 assists and fth with 1,784 points in 1,530 career regular-season games in 22 years. Florida entered Thursday two points out of the nal playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. In other deals Thursday, Columbus acquired right wing David Clarkson from Toronto in exchange for right wing Nathan Horton. The 29-year-old Horton, a prized signing two years ago, has not played for the Blue Jackets all season because of a degenerative condition in his back. He has 203 goals and 218 assists in 627 NHL games with the Blue Jackets, Boston and Florida. Blackhawks 3, Panthers 0: In Sunrise, Corey Crawford earned his second shutout of the season. Brandon Saad and Teuvo Teravainen scored before Jonathan Toews added an empty-netter with 46.8 seconds left. The Blackhawks won their second consecutive game after previously losing three straight and beat the Panthers for the seventh straight time. The last time the Blackhawks lost to the Panthers was March, 8, 2011. It was the first game for Chicago since losing leading scorer Patrick Kane, who was placed on long-term injured reserve Wednesday with a broken left collarbone suffered in Tuesday’s 3-2 shootout win over the Panthers.BLACKHAWKS 3, PANTHERS 0Chicago 1 1 1 — 3 Florida 0 0 0 — 0 First Period—1, Chicago, Teravainen 3 (A.Shaw, Rundblad), 3:08. Second Period—2, Chicago, Saad 19 (Keith, Hossa), 3:07. Third Period—3, Chicago, Toews 19 (Hos sa, Saad), 19:13 (en). Shots on Goal—Chicago 10-8-11. Florida 4-9-7. Goalies—Chicago, Crawford. Florida, Luongo. A— 17,387 (17,040). T— 2:22.Blues 2, Jets 1, SO: In Winnipeg, Manitoba, Alexander Steen got the winning goal in the shootout to lift St. Louis. Vladimir Tarasenko also scored in the tiebreaker for the Blues. Patrik Berglund had St. Louis’ score in regulation. Wild 4, Predators 2: In Nashville, Tenn., Nino Niederreiter scored two goals, and Minnesota handed the Predators their fourth regulation loss on home ice this season. Devan Dubnyk also made 27 saves as he improved to 14-3-2 since being acquired by Minnesota in mid-January Maple Leafs 3, Flyers 2: In Toronto, in their first game without the traded David Clarkson, Jonathan Bernier made 47 saves. Phil Kessel, Tyler Bozak and Dion Phaneuf scored for Toronto. Claude Giroux and Brayden Schenn scored third-period goals for Philadelphia. Canadiens 5, Blue Jackets 2: In Columbus, Ohio, Carey Price made 25 saves to extend his franchise-best road winning streak to 10 games, P.K Subban had a goal and two assists, and Montreal earned its seventh win in 10 games and 11th in the last 13 on the road. Rookie Jacob De La Rose scored twice for Montreal. Rangers 4, Coyotes 3: In New York, Lee Stempniak broke a tie with 2:14 left, netting his second goal of the game, and Chris Kreider also scored twice as New York came from behind to send the Coyotes to their eighth straight loss. Sabres 6, Canucks 3: In Buffalo, N.Y., Torrey Mitchell scored a pair of goals for Buffalo. It was Mitchell’s first goal since Nov. 22, and his first multi-goal night since March 23, 2011. Chris Stewart, Andrej Meszaros, Brian Flynn and Brian Gionta also scored for the Sabres, who were without their two leading scorers, Tyler Ennis and Zemgus Girgensons, due to injury.Florida adds Jagr for a playoff run NHL ROUNDUPBY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BLACKHAWKS AT LIGHTNINGWHO: Tampa Bay (37-19-6) at Chicago (35-20-5) WHEN: Today, 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Amalie Arena, Tampa, TV: Sun Sports RADIO: 970 AMSABRES AT PANTHERSWHO: Buffalo (18-38-5) at Florida (26-21-12)*WHEN: Saturday, 3 p.m. WHERE: BB&T Center, Sunrise TV: Fox Sports Florida RADIO: No local affiliate DUNEDIN — Toronto Blue Jays left elder Michael Saunders could be sidelined until around the All-Star break after stepping on a sprinkler while shagging y balls and tearing cartilage in his left knee. General manager Alex Anthopoulos said Thursday the injury occurred a day earlier and is expected to require surgery. Saunders will seek a second opinion before making a decision. Saunders, acquired from Seattle in a December trade and projected as a starter, said he felt a pop after stepping awkwardly on the sprinkler head while going after a ball at the team’s training facility. “I just tried to walk off the eld and not draw any attention to myself. Then, when I got into the training room, my knee felt like it was getting tight on the inside,” said Saunders, who was on crutches. “I’ve never had any issues with my knees, so that’s when I knew that something was wrong.” Anthopoulos said the team will look internally for a replacement but is open to a trade or freeagent signing. Anthopoulos said Saunders could return before the break in mid-July if there are no complications. Toronto signed twotime Cy Young winner Johan Santana to a minor league contract, hoping the former ace can make it back to the majors. Hamilton awaits fate: Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton was on the minds of his teammates, a day after he was in New York to meet with Major League Baseball officials about an unspecified disciplinary issue. The 33-year-old Hamilton has a history of drug addiction and alcohol abuse, leading to suspensions that cost him more than three years while in the minors. The Angels have confirmed Hamilton’s meeting with MLB, but have declined to give any more information. Hamilton already was expected to be out until after the regular season begins because of the surgery. Cards’ get good news on pitcher: Adam Wainwright was diagnosed with an abdominal strain but the St. Louis ace could be available to pitch the Cardinals’ opener at Wrigley Field on April 5. Wainwright strained the muscle on Monday while putting a 45-pound weight back on a rack. General manager John Mozeliak said the strain is about belt high. “Based on all the different studies and what the doctor saw he feels this was the best news we could have gotten,” Mozeliak said. Mozeliak said Wainwright will avoid running and lifting for at least half a week but can throw. Around the majors: Closer Francisco Rodriguez and Milwaukee agreed to a $13 million, two-year contract, according to a source. The 33-year-old Rodriguez revived his career last season after going 44 of 49 in save opportunities. Giancarlo Stanton saw his first live pitches since his beaning back in September. The Marlins will have to wait at least one more day to watch Stanton take his first swing. While other members of his hitting group swung freely during the Miami’s first live batting practice sessions of the spring, Stanton tracked 10 pitches, five from Henderson Alvarez and five from Brad Hand, into the catcher’s mitt. Comcast SportsNet California announced former Athletics third baseman Eric Chavez is joining Oakland’s broadcast crew. Chavez will work as a color commentator on 20 telecasts, starting April 24 when the A’s play host to Houston. He also will be a studio analyst for some pregame and postgame shows.Jays lose outfielder to freak knee injuryBY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MLB NOTEBOOK AP PHOTONew York’s Alex Rodriguez walks to batting practice during Thursday’s workout. The 500 or so fans at Steinbrenner Field were largely supportive of the veteran, who said he felt like a rookie again.AP FILE PHOTOJohan Santana, shown pitching for the New York Mets in 2012, signed a minor league contract with Toronto. Santana, who turns 36 in March, last pitched in the majors in 2012. Kansas batters soggy CougarsSTAFF REPORTPORT CHARLOTTE — Rain, not snow, bedeviled the University of Kansas baseball team on Thursday as play resumed in the annual Snowbird Baseball Classic. The Jayhawks produced 15 hits and as many runs in a 15-2 victory against Chicago State at North Charlotte Regional Park. The game was called in the bottom of the eighth because of rain and deteriorating eld conditions. Joven Afenir led the offense for Kansas (3-5). He went 3 for 3 with two walks. Michael Tinsley and Tommy Mirabelli also collected two hits. Andy Gertonson, Chase Matheson and Sanford Hunt led the Cougars (1-6) with two hits each. St. Leo 4, NebraskaOmaha 3: Senior Liam O’Sullivan (5-0) scattered eight hits across six innings, and Tyrone Miller added three shutout innings in relief to extend one of the best starts in the Lions (16-1) program history. Cole Stancil led the offense with three hits, including a double, and a walk. Alex Mata and Jordan Taylor posted multi-hit games, part of St. Leo’s nine-hit attack. Clayton Taylor led off the bottom of the first inning with a solo home run for Nebraska-Omaha (4-4). 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Page 4 SP The Sun /Friday, February 27, 2015 HAMPTON, Ga. — After the glitz of Daytona, it’s time for the NASCAR grind. The Sprint Cup drivers returned to the track Thursday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, getting an extra day to test out the new rules package that will be in effect for the rst time. “This really feels like the start of the season,” said Kyle Larson, who ranked second behind Chip Ganassi Racing teammate Jamie McMurray during the rst practice session on a cool, windy day at the 1.54-mile trioval. The Daytona 500 is in a class of its own, the biggest event of the year coming right at the start of the schedule. The race Sunday will be more in line with the bulk of the grueling schedule, which will lead to a champion nally being crowned in November. Also, since the races at Daytona and Talladega are run with a special restrictor-plate package that was largely unchanged from 2014, this will be the rst event with the new rules. The horsepower has been reduced signicantly, going from 840 to 725, and the rear spoiler was shortened from 8 to 6 inches. Most intriguingly, drivers now have the option of controlling the track bar from inside the car, allowing them to adjust the rear balance during the race, altering the way their machine handles. “It’s nice to put a little bit more in the drivers’ hands,” Larson said. Carl Edwards wasn’t quite as thrilled with his new toy. The switch was installed on the steering wheel, so he worries about making an adjustment inadvertently. Or, even worse, having it get stuck during a change, going to one extreme or the other. “This is an opportunity to screw ourselves up more than it helps us,” said Edwards, getting ready for his second race with the new No. 19 team at Joe Gibbs Racing. “I will probably not mess with mine too much.” McMurray posted the fastest speed during the opening practice, turning a lap of 191.549 mph. Larson was next at 190.195, followed by defending Cup champion Kevin Harvick at 189.850. Speeds dropped off in the second session, led by Jeff Gordon’s lap of 188.424. Edwards was further back but there’s no track he enjoys more than Atlanta, the site of his rst career victory. He couldn’t help but notice a photo in the media center of him beating Jimmie Johnson by just a few feet in that 2005 race. “The picture is kind of hidden behind the coffee machine and the doughnuts,” he quipped, “but that was a turning point in my life.”NASCAR back on track for more testing NASCAR: Sprint CupAfter Daytona, teams adjust to life with new race packageBy PAUL NEWBERRYASSOCIATED PRESS FOLDS OF HONOR QUIKTRIP 500WHEN: Sunday, 1 p.m. WHERE: Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, Ga. TV: FOXAP PHOTOJoey Logano celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the Daytona 500 on Sunday in Daytona Beach. After the glitz of Daytona, the Sprint Cup circuit returned to the grind of testing this week at Atlanta Motor Speedway. MONTMELO, Spain — Fernando Alonso was “devoid of injury” following his crash in Formula One preseason testing, McLaren chairman Ron Dennis said Thursday. Dennis, however, said it was still too early to guarantee the Spaniard will be ready to start the season at the Australian Grand Prix on March 15. “He is completely lucid. He wants to drive and test, but the doctors said, ‘If you want him to go to Australia it’s best to rest him,’” Dennis said. “I cannot foresee any reason why (Alonso won’t be ready), but I am not the doctor. It’s not for me to say yes or no.” Alonso is missing the nal preseason test after he crashed on Sunday at the Barcelona-Catalunya circuit. He spent three days in the hospital before going home to recover. Dennis said Alonso’s hospital stay was due to the extra attention all types of head injuries are receiving in sports. Dennis said Alonso did briey loose consciousness and experience “some loss of memory” afterward, but that early symptoms that pointed to Alonso having a concussion were not conrmed later by medical exams.McLaren chairman: Alonso is injury-free AUTO RACING: Formula OneBy JOSEPH WILSONASSOCIATED PRESS COLLEGE BASKETBALL ROUNDUPSouth Carolina rolls over BulldogsCOLUMBIA, S.C. — Tiffany Mitchell scored 16 points and No. 2 South Carolina beat No. 11 Mississippi State 69-50 on Thursday night to clinch a share of its second straight Southeastern Conference regular-season title. The Gamecocks (27-1, 15-0) can win the title outright Sunday — and match the 2011 Tennessee team as the only 16-0 champs in SEC history — with a win at No. 13 Kentucky. They also would claim the crown alone should the Lady Vols fall Sunday against Vanderbilt. No matter what happens, South Carolina heads to next week’s SEC tournament as the No. 1 seed and team to beat. The Gamecocks showed that again, using an 18-5 rst-half run to take a 39-23 lead. The Bulldogs (25-5, 105) could not cut the lead to fewer than 10 points after that. Victoria Vivians and LaKaris Salter had 14 points each to lead Mississippi State. No. 4 Notre Dame 87, Pittsburgh 59: In South Bend, Ind., Jewell Loyd scored 16 points, Brianna Turner had 15 points and nine rebounds and Notre Dame clinched at least a share of the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season league title. No. 5 Maryland 83, Indiana 72: In College Park, Md., Laurin Mincy scored a career-high 28 points and Maryland moved within one victory of completing a perfect Big Ten regular season. No. 8 Louisville 77, Boston College 60: In Louisville, Mariya Moore scored 18 points and Louisville beat Boston College in the Cardinals’ regular-season home finale. No. 9 Florida State 72, North Carolina State 52: In Tallahassee, Shakayla Thomas scored 13 points and Brittany Brown added 10 points and 12 rebounds to help Florida State finish an undefeated home season. Missouri 70, No. 12 Texas A&M 69: In College Station, Texas, Maddie Stock made the game-winning 3-pointer with 0.1 seconds left to give Missouri women an upset over Texas A&M. No. 13 Kentucky 56, Arkansas 51: In Fayetteville, Ark., Bria Goss scored 11 points and forced a key turnover late to help Kentucky hold on to beat Arkansas and snap its three-game losing skid. No. 15 North Carolina 72, Virginia 70: In Chapel Hill, N.C., Stephanie Mavunga scored 23 points, including the game-winning putback with one second left to lift North Carolina. Georgia Tech 71, No. 16 Duke 62: In Atlanta, Kaela Davis scored 24 points, Zaire O’Neil and Aaliyah Whiteside added 12 points apiece and Georgia Tech snapped a 37-game series losing streak to Duke. No. 17 Iowa 78, Wisconsin 74: In Iowa City, Iowa, Bethany Doolittle scored 22 points, Samantha Logic finished an assist short of a triple-double and Iowa held off Wisconsin. No. 25 Northwestern 80, No. 20 Rutgers 60: In Evanston, Ill., Ashley Deary scored 19 points and Maggie Lyon 17 as Northwestern placed five players in double-figure scoring to win its eighth in a row. No. 22 George Washington 81, Richmond 69, OT: In Richmond, Va., Caira Washington scored 17 points and Lauren Chase fueled the breakaway run to lead George Washington to an overtime win. No. 23 Syracuse 60, Clemson 55: In Clemson, S.C., Briana Day scored 10 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Syracuse held on to beat Clemson.STATE MENWestern Kentucky 71, Florida Atlantic 68: In Bowling Green, Ky., Trency Jackson, George Fant and T.J. Price scored 17 apiece and Western Kentucky used a big second-half run to beat Florida Atlantic. Marshall 87, FIU 69: In Huntington, W.Va., Austin Loop scored 20 points and Justin Edmonds added 19 as Marshall defeated Florida International.BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS STATE SCHEDULESATURDAY’S GAMES Louisville at Florida State, noon East Carolina at Central Fla., noon FGCU at Jacksonville, 2 p.m. North Carolina at Miami, 2 p.m. Bethune-Cookman at North Carolina Central, 4 p.m. Tennessee at Florida, 6 p.m. Florida A&M at N.C. A&T, 6 p.m. Stetson at North Florida, 7 p.m.Florida Atlantic at Marshall, 7 p.m.Florida Int’l at Western Ky., 8 p.m. COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Xavier Rathan-MayesA SUDDEN SENSATIONNow Florida State guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes’ name can be etched into sports lore alongside the likes of Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant and “Pistol” Pete Maravich. They’re on a short list of players to get into such an offensive “zone” that their performances led to memorable scoring outbursts. Rathan-Mayes, a little-known freshman guard from Canada, erupted for 30 points in the nal 4:38 in Wednesday’s failed comeback at Miami. “It was a crazy feeling just to be locked into a zone like that,” Rathan-Mayes said Thursday. “I was telling my dad earlier that I’d never been in a zone like that.” He went 8-for-10 from the eld, 6-for-8 from 3-point range and 8-for-9 at the foul line during his urry, all while checking in and out of the game late due to foul trouble. He almost single-handedly erased an 18-point decit before FSU lost 81-77. Rathan-Mayes, who came in averaging 13.6 points, nished with 35 points to tie his program freshman record set in last month’s loss at North Carolina. He also passed Bob Sura for FSU’s single-season freshman scoring record during the game. Coach Leonard Hamilton said he was so disappointed with the loss it took time to realize what RathanMayes had done. “I hadn’t (immediately) accepted the fact that I’d just witnessed a youngster do something that is extremely rare,” Hamilton said. In a tip of the hat to Rathan-Mayes’ big game, here’s a look at some other memorable scoring outbursts: WILT’S 100: The points had better come in bunches to hit 100 in a game. And that’s exactly what Wilt Chamberlain did in March 1962. During a scoring performance that still stands as the NBA’s best, Chamberlain followed a 28-point third quarter by scoring 31 in the fourth on 12-for-21 shooting along with going 7-for-10 at the line, according to STATS. He played all 48 minutes in the 169-147 win against New York. BRYANT’S 81: Kobe Bryant came the closest to Wilt’s 100 in January 2006 with 81 points. The Los Angeles Lakers star scored 55 points after halftime, racking up 27 points on 11-for-15 shooting in the third quarter and 28 more in the fourth. Bryant finished 28-for-46 from the field, 7-for-13 from 3-point range, and 18-for-20 at the foul line. PISTOL PETE: No one in college basketball ever scored like “Pistol” Pete Maravich. The LSU guard still holds the NCAA’s career record with 3,667 points and 44.2-point career average. In a career filled with 50and 60-point games, Maravich’s best output came in February 1970 at Alabama, where he went for 69 points — 47 after halftime — on 26-for-57 shooting along with going 17-for-21 on free throws in the 106-104 loss. MILLER TIME: Hard to believe, but May marks 20 years since Indiana Pacers guard Reggie Miller singlehandedly pulled off a shocking comeback. With his team trailing by six in Game 1 of the NBA’s Eastern Conference semifinals, Miller scored eight points in the final 18.7 seconds to beat the New York Knicks 107-105 in Madison Square Garden. After hitting a 3 over John Starks, Miller stole the ensuing inbounds pass, took a quick dribble to step behind the arc and buried another 3 to tie it with 13.2 seconds left. Then after Starks missed two free throws, Miller was fouled on a rebound and hit two free throws for the lead with 7.5 seconds left. The always-talkative Miller walked off the MSG court in defiant celebration yelling “Choke artists!” and sealing the moment in NBA playoff lore. SLEEPY’S MARK: It isn’t Bryant or Michael Jordan who own the NBA playoff record for scoring in a half and a quarter. It’s Eric “Sleepy” Floyd. In the 1987 playoffs, Floyd set records with 29 points and 12 field goals in a quarter, as well as 39 points in a half for Golden State in a Western Conference semifinals win against the Lakers.By AARON BEARDASSOCIATED PRESSFSU’s Xavier-Mayes turned heads with scoring outburst of 30 points in 4:38 AP PHOTOFlorida State’s Xavier Rathan-Mayes shoots over North Carolina’s Marcus Paige on Jan. 24 in Chapel Hill, N.C. Rathan-Mayes couldn’t miss in a memorable performance on Wednesday. He scored 30 points in the nal 4:38 against Miami. adno=482738 WEEKDAYS $69am $64pm Fri. $49 before 8am Mon.-Thurs. $49 before 8:30am $39 after 2pm WEEKENDS $59am $54pm Expires 3/1/15 Accepting $5.00 Off BSC Holdersw w w . b o b c a t t r a i l g c . c o m (941) 429-0500 1350 Bobcat Tr ail North Port, FL 34288 Join now with NO initiation fee BOB TWAY DESIGN COURSE www l1bdIl.s


The Sun /Friday, February 27, 2015 SP Page 5 | QUICK HITSLEBRON SCORES 42, CAVS BEAT WARRIORS CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored a season-high 42 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors 110-99 on Thursday night for their 18th victory in 20 games. James added 11 rebounds, outplaying fellow MVP candidate Stephen Curry and leading Cleveland past the team with the NBA’s best record for its 11th straight home victory. Curry scored 18 points, but had only six after the rst quarter and was 5 of 17 from the eld. David Lee led Golden State (4411) with 19 points. Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving, who scored 24 points, left the game in the third quarter with an injury to his left shoulder, but returned early in the fourth. Kevin Love added 16 points for the Cavaliers.TENNISVenus, Azarenka set up Qatar Open semifinal: In Doha, Qatar, Venus Williams beat Agnieszka Radwanska for the second time this year to line up two-time champion Victoria Azarenka in the Qatar Open semifinals. Williams, who beat Radwanska to reach the Australian Open quarterfinals last month, won 6-4, 1-6, 6-3, the third time in four days she’s gone the distance. Azarenka, the 2012 and 2013 champ who received a wild-card entry, beat third-seeded Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 6-1 in another repeat result from the Australian Open. Andy Murray was knocked out of the Dubai Championships, losing to 18-year-old Borna Coric 6-1, 6-3 in the quarterfinals. Murray, who reached the Australian Open final at the beginning of the month, had 55 unforced errors and only 15 winners against the Croatian teen. Many of his shots were landing in the net or sailing beyond the lines. Second-seeded Tommy Robredo defeated Renzo Olivo 6-1, 6-2 to advance to the quarterfinals of the Argentina Open in Buenos Aires. Top-seeded Kei Nishikori beat fifth-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-4, 6-4 to reach the Mexico Open semifinals. Nishikori will face fourth-seeded Kevin Anderson, a 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 winner over Serbia’s Viktor Troicki in the hard-court event at The Fairmont Acapulco Princess.SOCCEREarthquakes set to open new MLS stadium: In San Jose, Calif., the San Jose Earthquakes finally have a place to call home. After spending nearly two decades playing in college stadiums in the Bay Area, the Earthquakes are set to open the 18,000-seat, soccer-specific Avaya Stadium on Saturday for an exhibition game against the Los Angeles Galaxy. Vince Dooley’s name finally is being placed on a field — far away from Georgia’s Sanford Stadium. The 82-year-old Dooley, who won 201 games and the 1980 national championship at Georgia, will be in Honduras on March 19 for the dedication of the Vince Dooley Field. The soccer facility is located at an elementary and middle school in the Agalta Valley. It will be Dooley’s third trip to Honduras, where he has supported efforts to provide youth an alternative to gang and drug violence. Roma beat 10-man Feyenoord 2-1 in a highly charged Europa League match that was briefly suspended twice because of yet more fan trouble. Four other Italian clubs — Inter Milan, Napoli, Fiorentina and Torino — also advanced to the last 16, while five-time European champion Liverpool was eliminated 5-4 on penalties at Besiktas.WINTER SPORTSAmerican women lead at bobsled worlds: In Winterberg, Germany, Elana Meyers Taylor and pushing partner Cherrelle Garrett of the United States held a comfortable lead after the first two women’s bobsled heats at the world championships on Thursday. Meyers Taylor and Garrett have a shot to become the first U.S. women’s team to win a world title. The final two heats are on Saturday. They have a comfortable lead of .39 seconds, after breaking the course record in the first two heats. Marit Bjoergen collected one of the few records she didn’t already have as Norway easily won the 4x5-kilometer relay at the world championships in Falun, Sweden. It was Bjoergen’s 14th world title to go with four silvers and three bronze medals, putting her ahead of Russian great Yelena Valbe, who won 14 golds and three silvers. German ski jumper Severin Freund had the best score in both rounds to win the large hill event for his second gold medal of the Nordic skiing world championships in Falun. JUDICIARYVideo shows Hernandez dancing before killing: In Fall River, Mass., ex-New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez ran up a $243 bar tab and smoked marijuana in the hours before the boyfriend of his fiancee’s sister was shot to death, according to testimony Thursday at his murder trial. Just over an hour before the killing of Odin Lloyd on June 17, 2013, video surveillance shows Hernandez walking unsteadily at a gas station and dancing near the gas pumps. The video also shows a co-defen dant, Carlos Ortiz, wearing a white towel around his shoulders. A white towel was found near Lloyd’s body later that morning in an industrial park not far from Hernandez’s home. Prosecutors haven’t said who shot Lloyd but said Hernandez orches trated the killing.COLLEGE FOOTBALLNacita says disre garding guidance from Baylor was mistake: In Waco, Texas, former Baylor running back Silas Nacita said he made a mistake by “disregarding guidance” from the school’s compliance department and accepting benefits that led to him being removed from the team. Baylor announced Tuesday that Nacita, whose story of overcoming an unstable family situation to play major college football made him a fan favorite, was no longer part of the program. The school’s announcement came not long after Nacita posted on Twitter he had been ruled ineligible.COLLEGE BASKETBALLEx-Louisville guard Jones pleads not guilty to rape, sodomy: In Louisville, Ky., former University of Louisville basketball player Chris Jones pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of rape and sodomy, days after being dismissed from the team. Jones, 23, appeared in Jefferson District Court before Judge Sheila Collins immediately after turning himself in to authorities. He was released to home incarceration. He did not speak during the brief hearing. Sports on TVAUTO RACING10 a.m. FS1 — NASCAR, XFINITY Series, practice for Hisense 250, at Hampton, Ga. 11:30 a.m. FS1 — NASCAR, XFINITY Series, nal prac tice for Hisense 250, at Hampton, Ga. 1 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for QuikTrip 500, at Hampton, Ga. 2:30 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Truck Series, nal practice for Hyundai Construction Equipment 200, at Hampton, Ga. 5:30 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, pole qualifying for QuikTrip 500, at Hampton, Ga.BOXING9 p.m. ESPN2 — Junior welterweights, Johnny Garcia (19-2-1) vs. Cletus Seldin (15-0-0), at Huntington, N.Y. 10:30 p.m. FS1 — Super bantamweights, Diego De La Hoya (8-0-0) vs. Manuel Roman (17-3-3); welterweights, Pablo Cesar Cano (28-4-1) vs. Juan Carlos Abreu (18-1-0), at Indio, Calif.GOLF2 p.m. TGC — PGA Tour, The Honda Classic, sec ond round, at Palm Beach Gardens 1 a.m. TGC — Honda LPGA Thailand, third round, at Chonburi 5:30 a.m. TGC — European PGA Tour, Joburg Open, third round, at JohannesburgMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL6 p.m. ESPNU — Siena at Quinnipiac 7 p.m. ESPN2 — Manhattan at Iona 8 p.m. ESPNU — Ohio at Akron 10 p.m. ESPNU — Valparaiso at Cleveland St.MEN’S COLLEGE HOCKEY7:30 p.m. NBCSN — Boston College at Notre Dame NBA 7:30 p.m. FSFL — Orlando at Atlanta 8 p.m. ESPN, SUN — Miami at New Orleans 10:30 p.m. ESPN — Oklahoma City at Portland NHL 7:30 p.m. SUN — Chicago at TampaWOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL8:30 p.m. FS1 — Providence at VillanovaSports on RadioNHL7:30 p.m. SUN — Chicago at TampaPREP BASKETBALL7 p.m. 1530 AM — Class 7A seminal, North Port vs. Blanche Ely at LakelandGlantz-Culver LineNCAA BASKETBALLFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG Harvard 6 at Cornell at Brown 4 Penn at Yale 7 Princeton at Columbia 4 Dartmouth at Cleveland St. 2 Valparaiso St. Peter’s 2 at Marist at Iona 9 Manhattan at Quinnipiac 8 Siena at Canisius 7 Faireld at Akron 11 OhioNBAFAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG Washington 10 (193) at Philadelphia Cleveland 6 (199) at Indiana at Detroit 12 (198) New York at Atlanta 12 (201) Orlando at Toronto 1 (216) Golden State at Boston 4 (193) Charlotte at Memphis 4 (199) L.A. Clippers at Houston 6 (205) Brooklyn Miami 3 (199) at New Orleans at Chicago 5 (198) Minnesota Utah 3 (199) at Denver San Antonio 4 (200) at Sacramento Milwaukee 4 (193) at L.A. Lakers at Portland 4 (209) Oklahoma CityNHLFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE Washington -140 at Carolina +120 Boston -130 at New Jersey +110 at N.Y. Islanders -180 Calgary +160 at Tampa Bay -140 Chicago +120 at Dallas -135 Colorado +115 at Anaheim -120 Los Angeles +100TennisATP ARGENTINA OPEN At Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club, Bue nos Aires, Argentina Purse: $573,750 (WT250) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles Second Round Carlos Berlocq, Argentina, def. Fabio Fognini (4), Italy, 6-3, 6-0. Blaz Rola, Slovenia, def. Facundo Bagnis, Argentina, 6-2, 6-1. Nicolas Almagro, Spain, def. Albert Ramos-Vinolas, Spain, 6-3, 6-4. ATP DUBAI DUTY FREE CHAMPIONSHIP At Dubai Tennis Stadium, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Purse: $2.5 million (WT500) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Quarternals Borna Coric, Croatia, def. Andy Murray (3), Britain, 6-1, 6-3. Tomas Berdych (4), Czech Republic, def. Sergiy Stakhovsky, Ukraine, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2. Roger Federer (2), Switzerland, def. Rich ard Gasquet, France, 6-1, retired. Novak Djokovic (1), Serbia, def. Marsel Ilhan, Turkey, 6-1, 6-1. WTA QATAR TOTAL OPEN At The Khalifa Tennis Complex, Doha, Qatar Purse: $731,000 (Premier) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Quarternals Venus Williams (7), United States, def. Ag nieszka Radwanska (4), Poland, 6-4, 1-6, 6-3. Victoria Azarenka, Belarus, def. Caroline Wozniacki (3), Denmark, 6-3, 6-1. Carla Suarez Navarro (9), Spain, def. Petra Kvitova (1), Czech Republic, 3-6, 6-0, 6-3. Lucie Safarova, Czech Republic, def. Andrea Petkovic (6), Germany, 6-2, 6-1.SoccerEUROPA LEAGUE First Leg Round of 32 Feb. 19 AaB Aalborg (Denmark) 1, Club Brugge (Belgium) 3 Ajax (Netherlands) 1, Legia Warsaw (Po land) 0 Anderlecht (Belgium) 0, Dinamo Mos cow (Russia) 0 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk (Ukraine) 2, Olympiakos (Greece) 0 Glasgow Celtic (Scotland) 3, Inter Milan (Italy) 3 Guingamp (France) 2, Dynamo Kiev (Ukraine) 1 Liverpool (England) 1, Besiktas (Turkey) 0 PSV Eindhoven (Netherlands) 0, Zenit St. Petersburg (Russia) 1 Roma (Italy) 1, Feyenoord (Netherlands) 1 Sevilla (Spain) 1, Borussia Monchengladbach (Germany) 0 Torino (Italy) 2, Athletic Bilbao (Spain) 2 Tottenham (England) 1, Fiorentina (Italy) 1 Trabzonspor (Turkey) 0, Napoli (Italy) 4 Villarreal (Spain) 2, Red Bull Salzburg (Austria) 1 Wolfsburg (Germany) 2, Sporting Lisbon (Portugal) 0 Young Boys (Switzerland) 1, Everton (England) 4 Second Leg Thursday’s results Athletic Bilbao (Spain) 2, Torino (Italy) 3, Torino advances on 5-4 aggregate Besiktas (Turkey) 1, Liverpool (England) 0; 1-1 aggregate, Besiktas advances 5-4 on penalty kicks Borussia Moenchengladbach (Germany) 2, Sevilla (Spain) 3, Sevilla advances on 4-2 aggregate Club Brugge (Belgium) 3, AaB Aalborg (Denmark) 0, Brugge advances on 6-1 ag gregate Dynamo Kiev (Ukraine) 3, Guingamp (France) 1, Dynamo advances on 4-3 ag gregate Dynamo Moscow (Russia) 3, Anderlecht (Belgium) 1, Dynamo advances on 3-1 aggregate Everton (England) 3, Young Boys (Swit zerland) 1, Everton advances on 7-2 ag gregate Feyenoord (Netherlands) 1, Roma (Italy) 2, Roma advances on 3-2 aggregate Fiorentina (Italy) 2, Tottenham (England) 0, Fiorentina advances on 3-1 aggregate Inter Milan (Italy) 1, Glasgow Celtic (Scot land) 0, Inter advances on 4-3 aggregate Legia Warsaw (Poland) 0, Ajax (Nether lands) 3, Ajax advances on 4-0 aggregate Napoli (Italy) 1, Trabzonspor (Turkey) 0, Napoli advances on 5-0 aggregate Olympiakos (Greece) 2, Dnipro Dniprop etrovsk (Ukraine) 2, Dnipro advances on 4-2 aggregate Red Bull Salzburg (Austria) 1, Villarreal (Spain) 3, Villarreal advances on 5-2 aggre gate Sporting Lisbon (Portugal) 0, Wolfsburg (Germany) 0, Wolfsburg advances on 2-0 aggregate Zenit St. Petersburg (Russia) 3, PSV Eind hoven 0, Zenit advances on 4-0 aggregatePro basketballNBA EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic W L Pct GB Toronto 37 20 .649 — Brooklyn 23 32 .418 13 Boston 22 33 .400 14 Philadelphia 12 45 .211 25 New York 10 46 .179 26 Southeast W L Pct GB Atlanta 45 12 .789 — Washington 33 25 .569 12 Miami 25 31 .446 19 Charlotte 23 32 .418 21 Orlando 19 40 .322 27 Central W L Pct GB Cleveland 37 22 .627 — Chicago 36 22 .621 Milwaukee 32 25 .561 4 Detroit 23 34 .404 13 Indiana 23 34 .404 13 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest W L Pct GB Memphis 41 15 .732 — Houston 39 18 .684 2 Dallas 39 21 .650 4 San Antonio 34 23 .596 7 New Orleans 30 27 .526 11 Northwest W L Pct GB Portland 37 19 .661 — Oklahoma City 32 25 .561 5 Utah 21 35 .375 16 Denver 20 37 .351 17 Minnesota 13 43 .232 24 Pacic W L Pct GB Golden State 44 11 .800 — L.A. Clippers 37 21 .638 8 Phoenix 30 28 .517 15 Sacramento 20 35 .364 24 L.A. Lakers 15 41 .268 29 W ednesday’s results Miami 93, Orlando 90, OT Atlanta 104, Dallas 87 Boston 115, New York 94 New Orleans 102, Brooklyn 96 Charlotte 98, Chicago 86 Milwaukee 104, Philadelphia 88 Minnesota 97, Washington 77 Houston 110, L.A. Clippers 105 Phoenix 110, Denver 96 L.A. Lakers 100, Utah 97 Sacramento 102, Memphis 90 Portland 111, San Antonio 95 Thursday’s results Cleveland 110, Golden State 99 Oklahoma City at Phoenix, late Today’s games Washington at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Cleveland at Indiana, 7 p.m. Orlando at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Golden State at Toronto, 7:30 p.m. New York at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Charlotte at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Miami at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Minnesota at Chicago, 8 p.m. Brooklyn at Houston, 8 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Memphis, 8 p.m. Utah at Denver, 9 p.m. San Antonio at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Milwaukee at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. Oklahoma City at Portland, 10:30 p.m.College basketballMEN’S RESULTSSOUTH Austin Peay 64, SIU-Edwardsville 61 Bellarmine 67, S. Indiana 54 Campbell 65, Winthrop 50 Campbellsville 75, Shawnee St. 56 Chattanooga 86, VMI 82, 2OT E. Kentucky 63, Jacksonville St. 57 Elon 72, Northeastern 65 Furman 53, W. Carolina 49 Gardner-Webb 91, Charleston Southern 81 Georgia Southern 77, Appalachian St. 58 High Point 75, UNC Asheville 71 Liberty 80, Radford 69 Louisiana Tech 77, UTEP 60 Louisiana-Monroe 75, South Alabama 57 Marshall 87, FIU 69 Murray St. 65, E. Illinois 57 N. Kentucky 78, Kennesaw St. 53 Presbyterian 80, Coastal Carolina 69 Southern Miss. 70, UTSA 66 St. Catharine 71, Georgetown (Ky.) 68 The Citadel 74, ETSU 73 UNC Greensboro 81, Samford 67 UT-Martin 69, Tennessee St. 52 Union (Tenn.) 72, Christian Brothers 65 Vanderbilt 73, Tennessee 65 W. Kentucky 71, FAU 68 Woord 76, Mercer 72 EAST Bowie St. 87, Chowan 64 Bryant 77, CCSU 69 Delaware 58, Drexel 44 Robert Morris 91, Wagner 59 Sacred Heart 90, Fairleigh Dickinson 85 St. Francis (NY) 74, LIU Brooklyn 69, OT St. Francis (Pa.) 63, Mount St. Mary’s 60 Temple 66, Houston 54 MIDWEST Chicago St. 74, Grand Canyon 70 Ferris St. 77, Grand Valley St. 55 Green Bay 72, Ill.-Chicago 67 Hillsdale 65, Saginaw Valley St. 61 IUPUI 71, W. Illinois 66 Michigan Tech 71, N. Michigan 52 Milwaukee 61, Wright St. 58 Minnesota 96, Michigan St. 90, OT N. Arizona 85, North Dakota 75 Nebraska-Omaha 73, IPFW 67 Ohio St. 81, Nebraska 57 UMKC 69, Utah Valley 50 SOUTHWEST North Texas 81, Charlotte 65 Old Dominion 63, Rice 54 Oral Roberts 74, N. Dakota St. 58 WEST No scores reported from WEST TOURNAMENT American Southwest Conference First Round Hardin-Simmons 77, Texas-Dallas 63 Howard Payne 72, Mary Hardin-Baylor 64 CIAA Tournament Quarternals Fayetteville St. 93, Virginia St. 72 MIAA Conference Tournament Seminals Calvin 73, Alma 66 Hope 55, Trine 44 Old Dominion Athletic Conference Quarternals E. Mennonite 65, Lynchburg 62 Randolph-Macon 72, Randolph 63 WHAC Conference Tournament Quarternals Aquinas 80, Concordia (Mich.) 59 Cornerstone 78, Lourdes 63 Davenport 68, Siena Heights 58 Northwestern Ohio 91, Madonna 65 WIAC Conference Tournament Seminals Wis.-Oshkosh 50, Wis.-Stevens Pt. 47 Wis.-Whitewater 82, Wis.-Eau Claire 60WOMEN’S RESULTSSOUTH Appalachian St. 66, Georgia Southern 39 Campbellsville 77, Shawnee St. 45 Charlotte 71, North Texas 46 Christian Brothers 81, Union (Tenn.) 73 Cumberland (Tenn.) 50, Lindsey Wilson 48 Florida 53, Alabama 49 Florida St. 72, NC State 52 George Washington 81, Richmond 69, OT Georgia Tech 71, Duke 62 Kentucky Wesleyan 63, Salem International 52 Lee 100, Hiwassee 48 Louisiana-Monroe 45, South Alabama 38 Louisville 77, Boston College 60 Marshall 74, FIU 50 Martin Methodist 71, Brewton-Parker 38 Maryland 83, Indiana 72 McNeese St. 98, Lamar 77 Mississippi 58, LSU 57 New Orleans 68, Nicholls St. 63 North Carolina 72, Virginia 70 Northwestern St. 71, SE Louisiana 60 Old Dominion 83, Rice 68 S. Indiana 64, Bellarmine 48 South Carolina 69, Mississippi St. 50 Syracuse 60, Clemson 55 Trevecca Nazarene 75, Ohio Valley 66 UNC Wilmington 71, Delaware 68, OT W. Kentucky 85, FAU 74 Wake Forest 60, Miami 59 William & Mary 84, Coll. of Charleston 55 EAST Albany (NY) 65, Hartford 50 Faireld 74, Iona 62 Farmingdale 46, Mount St. Mary (NY) 43 Maine 61, UMBC 41 Mass.-Lowell 72, Vermont 64 Monmouth (NJ) 84, Manhattan 67 Ohio St. 88, Penn St. 70 Quinnipiac 91, Rider 53 Rhode Island 68, Saint Louis 53 St. Peter’s 66, Marist 58 Stony Brook 68, Binghamton 59 MIDWEST Dayton 69, UMass 60 Grand Valley St. 104, Ferris St. 73 Green Bay 70, Oakland 55 Iowa 78, Wisconsin 74 Lewis 60, Wis.-Parkside 46 Michigan Tech 63, N. Michigan 50 N. Dakota St. 87, Denver 68 Nebraska-Omaha 70, IPFW 61 Northwestern 80, Rutgers 60 Northwood (Mich.) 78, Lake Superior St. 73 Notre Dame 87, Pittsburgh 59 S. Dakota St. 69, W. Illinois 49 Saginaw Valley St. 79, Hillsdale 71 South Dakota 69, IUPUI 53 Wright St. 74, Detroit 59 SOUTHWEST Arkansas St. 64, Texas-Arlington 60 Cent. Arkansas 64, Sam Houston St. 56 Kentucky 56, Arkansas 51 Missouri 70, Texas A&M 69 Oklahoma Baptist 79, Wayland Baptist 66 Stephen F. Austin 58, Incarnate Word 44 Troy 75, Texas St. 59 UALR 56, Georgia St. 39 TOURNAMENT American Southwest Conference Quarternals Texas-Dallas 59, Concordia-Austin 47 Appalachian Athletic Conference Quarternals Tenn. Wesleyan 70, St. Andrews 43 MIAC Conference Tournament Seminals Bethel (Minn.) 72, St. Mary’s (Minn.) 56 St. Thomas (Minn.) 63, Augsburg 39 USA South Conference Tournament First Round Ferrum 66, Piedmont 49 Greensboro 54, Methodist 43 LaGrange 71, Meredith 56 Maryville (Tenn.) 45, Averett 44TransactionsBASEBALLAmerican League OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Claimed RHP Chad Smith o waivers from Detroit. Placed RHP Taylor Thompson on the 60-day DL. TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Agreed to terms with LHP Johan Santana on a minor league contract. Atlantic League SUGAR LAND SKEETERS — Signed C Todd Jennings, INF Amadeo Zazueta, SS Beamer Weems and LHP Matt Maloney. American Association FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS — Signed INF Zach Penprase. GRAND PRAIRIE AIR HOGS — Signed RHPs Logan Norris and Julio Rodriguez. SIOUX FALLS CANARIES — Signed LHP Hector Cedano. Released LHP Matt Wick swat. ST. PAUL SAINTS — Signed OF Alonzo Harris. WICHITA WINGNUTS — Released RHP Celson Polanco. WINNIPEG GOLDEYES — Signed C Luis Alen. Frontier League EVANSVILLE OTTERS — Signed RHPs Clint Manzo and Adam Mott. FRONTIER GREYS — Signed RHPs Keith Greer and Steven Wehr. LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS — Signed LHP Peter Gehle and OF Kyle Rose. SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS — Signed RHPs Jeremy Bales and Kevin Carroll, LHP Brandon Bargas, SS Evan Boyd, C David Cruz, OF Yoenny Gonzalez and 1B Nick Howell.BASKETBALLNational Basketball Association MIAMI HEAT — Signed F Michael Beasley to a 10-day contract.FOOTBALLNational Football League ARIZONA CARDINALS — Re-signed OT Bradley Sowell to a one-year contract. Signed CB Damond Smith. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Released TE Anthony Fasano. SAN DIEGO CHARGERS — Terminated the contract of LB Jarret Johnson. TENNESSEE TITANS — Announced the retirement of OT Michael Roos. WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Named Dave Ragone oensive quality control coach. Canadian Football League CALGARY STAMPEDERS — Signed DB Joshua Bell to a contract extension.HOCKEYNational Hockey League ARIZONA COYOTES — Recalled G Louis Domingue from Portland (AHL). Assigned G Mike McKenna to Portland. BOSTON BRUINS — Assigned G Adam Morrison from Providence (AHL) to South Carolina (ECHL). CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Traded D T.J. Brennan to Toronto for F Spencer Abbott and assigned Abbott to Rockford (AHL). COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Traded RW Adam Cracknell to St. Louis for future considerations, and RW Nathan Horton to Toronto for RW David Clarkson. DALLAS STARS — Recalled G Jack Campbell from Idaho (ECHL) to Texas (AHL). MONTREAL CANADIENS — Reassigned F Stefan Fournier from Hamilton (AHL) to Wheeling (ECHL). NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Traded RW Jaromir Jagr to Florida for a 2015 sec ond-round draft pick and a 2016 thirdround draft pick. Recalled G Maxime Cler mont from Orlando (ECHL) to Albany (AHL). American Hockey League IOWA WILD — Returned D Joe Stejskal to Gwinnett (ECHL). LEHIGH VALLEY PHANTOMS — As signed G Connor Knapp to Reading (ECHL). ECHL ELMIRA JACKALS — Loaned F Matt Tassone to Binghamton (AHL). IDAHO STEELHEADS — Loaned F James Livingston to Springeld (AHL). KALAMAZOO WINGS — Signed F Jake Trask and D Brandon Warner. ORLANDO SOLAR BEARS — Added G Kris Kavanagh as emergency backup. READING ROYALS — Released G Matt Tendler as emergency backup.SOCCERMajor League Soccer NEW YORK CITY FC — Signed M Connor Brandt. NEW YORK RED BULLS — Named Chris Armas assistant coach. SEATTLE SOUNDERS — Signed Ms Amadou Sanyang and Duncan McCormick. North American Soccer League SAN ANTONIO SCORPIONS — Signed F Marvin Chavez.COLLEGEBROWN — Announced the resignation of women’s hockey coach Amy Bourbeau. HOBART — Promoted quarterbacks coach Jon Drach to oensive coordinator.Pro hockeyNHL EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Montreal 61 40 16 5 85 167 135 LIGHTNING 62 37 19 6 80 203 167 Detroit 59 33 15 11 77 173 154 Boston 60 29 22 9 67 158 158 PANTHERS 61 26 22 13 65 145 172 Ottawa 58 25 23 10 60 166 161 Toronto 61 25 31 5 55 170 185 Bualo 62 19 38 5 43 120 207 Metropolitan Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA N.Y. Rangers 60 38 16 6 82 190 148 N.Y. Islanders 62 40 20 2 82 200 173 Pittsburgh 61 35 17 9 79 176 152 Washington 62 33 19 10 76 184 156 Philadelphia 62 26 25 11 63 164 181 New Jersey 61 25 27 9 59 137 161 Columbus 60 26 30 4 56 157 189 Carolina 59 22 30 7 51 134 159 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Nashville 61 41 13 7 89 186 143 St. Louis 61 39 18 4 82 190 152 Chicago 62 37 20 5 79 183 146 Winnipeg 63 31 20 12 74 174 170 Minnesota 60 31 22 7 69 169 158 Dallas 61 27 25 9 63 191 202 Colorado 61 26 24 11 63 161 175 Pacic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Anaheim 62 38 17 7 83 182 174 Vancouver 61 35 23 3 73 174 162 Los Angeles 59 29 18 12 70 162 152 Calgary 61 33 24 4 70 174 158 San Jose 61 30 23 8 68 171 174 Arizona 62 20 35 7 47 137 210 Edmonton 62 18 34 10 46 142 206 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Wednesday’s results Calgary 3, New Jersey 1 Pittsburgh 4, Washington 3 Ottawa 3, Anaheim 0 Thursday’s results St. Louis 2, Winnipeg 1, SO Bualo 6, Vancouver 3 N.Y. Rangers 4, Arizona 3 Montreal 5, Columbus 2 Toronto 3, Philadelphia 2 Chicago 3, PANTHERS 0 Minnesota at Nashville, late Ottawa at Los Angeles, late Detroit at San Jose, late Today’s games Boston at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Calgary at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m. Washington at Carolina, 7 p.m. Chicago at LIGHTNING, 7:30 p.m. Colorado at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Los Angeles at Anaheim, 10 p.m. ECHL Wednesday’s results Elmira 8, Greenville 3 Indy 5, Kalamazoo 2 Florida 3, Gwinnett 2, SO Fort Wayne 4, Evansville 3 Allen 4, Quad City 2 Utah 4, Stockton 1 Alaska 2, Colorado 1, SO Idaho 4, Bakerseld 1 Thursday’s result South Carolina 2, Orlando 1, OT Today’s games Greenville at Reading, 7:30 p.m. Gwinnett at Orlando, 7:30 p.m. South Carolina at Florida, 7:30 p.m. Toledo at Kalamazoo, 7:30 p.m. Elmira at Wheeling, 7:35 p.m. Indy at Fort Wayne, 8 p.m. Quad City at Missouri, 8:05 p.m. Brampton at Wichita, 8:05 p.m. Alaska at Colorado, 9:05 p.m. Tulsa at Rapid City, 9:05 p.m. Idaho at Bakerseld, 10 p.m.BoxingFIGHT SCHEDULE Today At Paramount Theatre, Huntington, N.Y. (ESPN2), Cletus Seldin vs. Johnny Garcia, 10, junior welterweights; Raymond Serrano vs. Jeremy Bryan, 10, welterweights. At Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, Calif. (FS1), Pablo Cesar Cano vs. Juan Carlos Abreu, 10, welterweights. Saturday At Odyssey Arena, Belfast, Northern Ire land, Carl Frampton vs. Chris Avalos, 12, for Frampton’s IBF super bantamweight title; Denton Vassell vs. Viktor Plotnikov, 12, for the vacant IBF Inter-Continental welter weight title. At O2 Arena, London, Dmitry Chudinov vs. Chris Eubank Jr., 12, for the interim WBA middleweight title; Tyson Fury vs. Christan Hammer, 12 for Fury’s WBO international heavyweight title. | SCOREBOARD rff rfntbbnn rfrfntttbfb bnr fbntbbrf brffntnb nnrffntnb fn r‘’“ ”” $ 49 before 7:30am $150 $ 79 7:31am-1pm $ 69 after 1pm CALL FOR TWILIGHT RATES Not valid with other offers. 7-Day Advance Tee Times (941) 423-6955 $ 49 after 1:30pm 4 Expires 2/28/15 PLAYER SPECIAL $ 269 adno=50482519 HERON CREEK---------------------------I


Page 6 SP The Sun /Friday, February 27, 2015 average margin of victory. Blanche Ely has won state championships in two of the past three years, and coach Melvin Randall has made seven nal four appearances and won ve Florida state titles in his coaching career. But Slanger has prepared the Bobcats (22 -7) for this, senior Vic Sinopoli said. The coach put together a challenging schedule that included two games at the City of Palms Classic, where North Port played Webster Grove (ranked No. 6 in Missouri) and Reserve Riverside Academy (ranked No. 1 in Louisiana). “Everybody was like, ‘Oh there’s no way you guys are going to do well; those teams are amazing,’” Sinopoli said of the Bobcats’ City of Palms slate: They lost by seven and 26 points, respectively. “We wanted to play that high level of basketball at the beginning of the season so we were ready to win the big games down the season like elite eight games and nal four games.” “We felt like, if we can play with anyone in the City of Palms, then we can denitely play with anyone in the area,” fellow senior Teddy Deas added. “We kept working hard, and now we’re on this streak.” North Port isn’t worry ing too much about the streak or its opponent. The Bobcats are more concerned with what they’re doing; it got them to where they wanted to go, and they hope its going to push them even further tonight. “We have to keep doing what we’re doing,” senior Malek Barber said. “Our whole team has bought into what coach Slanger and (assistant) coach (Tom McLaughlin) and all the coaching staff are preparing us to do, and that’s leading us down the right path. And we’re going to keep following it.” Said Slanger: “This has been a special run.”Contact Josh Vitale at 9412061122 or jvitale@sun PAGE 1 SUN PHOTO BY JENNIFER BRUNONorth Port’s Teddy Deas enters the nal weekend of his high school basketball career. He has already helped lead the Bobcats to their rst region title and nal four appearance. CLASS 1A Tuesday’s semifinals Chipley 85, Malone 66 Hawthorne 57, Crescent City 40 Wednesday’s championship Chipley 69, Hawthorne 40 CLASS 2A Tuesday’s semifinals Agape 57, Academy at Lakes 36 Miami Christian 95, Sarasota Christian 70 Wednesday’s championship Agape (Orlando) 57, Miami Christian 36 CLASS 3A Tuesday’s semifinals Providence 60, First Academy 52 Sagemont 65, Cardinal Mooney 52 Thursday’s championship Providence (Jacksonville) 66, Sagemont (Weston) 57 CLASS 4A Wednesday’s semifinals Cardinal Newman 57, Dunbar 49 Godby 70, Holy Trinity (Melbourne) 56 Thursday’s championship Godby (Tallahassee) 53, Cardinal Newman (West Palm Beach) 46 OT CLASS 5A Today’s semifinals Rickards (Tallahassee) vs. Tarpon Springs, 10 a.m. Gibbs (St. Petersburg) vs. Cardinal Gibbons, 11:30 a.m. Saturday’s championship Semifinal winners, 10:05 a.m. CLASS 6A Today’s semifinals Gainesville vs. Edgewater (Orlando), 2:30 p.m. Jefferson (Tampa) vs. Miami Norland, 4 p.m. Saturday’s championship Semifinal winners 1:35 p.m. CLASS 7A Today’s semifinals North Port (22-7) vs. Blanche Ely (26-0), 7 p.m. Osceola (25-5) vs. Oviedo (25-5), 8:30 p.m. Saturday’s championship Semifinal winners, 5:05 p.m. CLASS 8A Thursday’s semifinals Hagerty vs. St. Petersburg, late Wellington vs. McArthur, late Saturday’s championship Semifinal winners, 8:35 p.m.BOYS BASKETBALL STATE FINALSAt The Lakeland Center, Lakeland said McCabe, who is in his rst year as coach. That may seem like a lofty goal for a program competing on the varsity level for the rst time. “I’m an optimistic guy,” McCabe said. Two of those wrestlers are Jarrad Heyer, a 145-pound junior in his rst year of wrestling, and Lucas Willis, a 12-year-old sixth-grader who wrestles at 106 pounds and trains at the Brandon Wrestling Club. Heyer owns a 7-11 record, but McCabe believes he has a chance because of his rapid development as the season has progressed. “He’s a hard worker,” McCabe said. “He’s been a sponge. He’s absorbed all the technique and skills I’ve shown him. And he has a gas tank. He’ll go into a third period losing, and he’ll win because he’s in such good shape. “The last few weeks it’s clicked for him.” Heyer, who lives in North Port, came to Imagine School to play football, but when the program was cancelled, “it was between soccer and wrestling,” he said. “I picked wrestling because I wanted to stay active.” He said he really began improving on the mat when he started to visualize his technique. “After practice, I would imagine moves in my head and picturing things,” he said. “It just clicked.” Heyer has no illusions about how far he can go in his rst year in the sport. “Hopefully, I’ll make it to regionals,” he said. “At regionals, my season will end. There are denitely better wrestlers out there than me. I know I’ll be wrestling next year, so I hope to make states then.” Willis, who is 16-3, has loftier goals. “I want to win districts and at least make it to states,” said Willis, who lives in North Port. His father, Larry, got him interested in the sport and coaches him. “My dad works me out every day,” said Willis, who not only trains at Brandon but drills with his two brothers on a mat in the family garage. Later this spring, Willis plans to compete in a national tournament in Iowa and “win it.” McCabe said he’s lucky to have Willis. “He’s aggressive and very technical,” McCabe said. “For a 12-year-old, he’s technically beyond other wrestlers. Anybody he wrestles, he’s far above technically. “He’s been training at Brandon his entire life and I just get the joy of coaching him as a sixth-grader.” McCabe has one other wrestler for whom he has high hopes: Matt Combs, a sophomore who wrestles at 152 pounds. “He’s had previous experience, but he’s very, very raw,” McCabe said of Combs, who has a 4-7 varsity record. “He has a lot of natural ability. There were a lot of bad habits we had to break, but lately he has turned it on.”DISTRICTFROM PAGE 1 POSTSEASON GLANCEREGIONAL TOURNAMENTS March 6, 7 TICKETS: $7 Class 3A-2: at Osceola (Kissim miee) Class 2A-3: at Charlotte, Class 1A-3: at Lakeland STATE TOURNAMENT March 13-14 at Silver Spurs Arena, Kissimmee TICKETS: $9 (Parking: $7) Judge rules in favor of PetersonBY THE ASSOCIATED PRESSA federal judge opened the door for faster reinstatement of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, ruling an NFL arbitrator “failed to meet his duty” in a child abuse case that brought national backlash for the league and widened its rift with the players’ union. This was the second high-prole defeat in the last six months for Commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL, that case concerning punishment for former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. On Thursday, U.S. District Judge David Doty overruled NFL arbitrator Harold Henderson’s December denial of Peterson’s appeal. Doty said the league cannot retroactively apply the standards of its new, tougher personal conduct policy to an action by Peterson that occurred before the policy was in place. The league suspended Peterson through at least April 15 under the new standard, which arose from the furor over the handling of the assault involving Rice. But Doty said in his 16-page ruling that Henderson “simply disregarded the law of the shop and in doing so failed to meet his duty” under the collective bargaining agreement. NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith said in a statement Doty’s decision was a “victory for the rule of law, due process and fairness.” The NFL said it will review the decision. Bills target McCown: A person familiar with talks told The Associated Press that the Buffalo Bills are in negotiations to sign veteran free agent quarterback Josh McCown. The talks began after the 35-year-old spent the previous two days visiting with the Cleveland Browns. Two weeks ago, McCown spent two days meeting with Bills officials and touring Buffalo. He has also visited Chicago and the New York Jets. Player moves: Jacksonville released veteran cornerback Will Blackmon, giving younger players more opportunity at the position. Blackmon has played eight years in the league, spending time with Green Bay, the New York Giants and Seattle. Atlanta released running back Steven Jackson, who in two seasons with the team couldn’t recapture his 1,000-yard form that made him one of the league’s top backs with the Rams. Indianapolis and Matt Hasselbeck agreed to a one-year contract extension to back up Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck. A 16-year NFL veteran, Hasselbeck originally signed with the Colts as a free agent two years ago. St. Louis released defensive tackle Kendall Langford, who lost his starting spot to rookie Aaron Donald last season. The move frees up $6 million in salary cap space heading into free agency. Arizona Cardinals re-signed tackle Bradley Sowell and signed free agent cornerback Damond Smith to one-year contracts. Kansas City waived veteran tight end Anthony Fasano, freeing up about $2 million in salary cap space that they could use to keep All-Pro linebacker Justin Houston. Tennessee left tackle Michael Roos announced his retirement from the NFL after playing 10 seasons and 148 games with the Titans with a posting on Instagram. NFL NOTEBOOK won the 169-pound class with a 615-pound total lift. Marinola, a senior, lifted a bench press of 340 pounds and a clean and jerk best of 275 pounds. The Manta Rays augmented Marinola’s points with three second-place efforts from Vince Messina at heavyweight (590 total lift), Chance Galloway at 199 pounds (535) and Paul Leonor at 139 (425). Lemon Bay also had several nishers in the third to fth places. Charlotte took third as a team on the strength of three rst-place nishes. Cainyn Cooper won the heavyweight class with a 610 total. He had a 355 in the bench press and a 255 in the clean and jerk. Chase Sheppard took the 183 division with a 570 total (315-255). Jakari Mayers won the 199 division with a 540 total (300-240). Port Charlotte’s Aaron Wertz won the 219 division with a 605 total (310-295). The Pirates’ Simeon Beckford was second in the same weight class with a 575 total. North Port’s Brandon Caster nished second at 154 with a 440-pound total. The Manta Rays will be idle until March 10, when they participate in the Travis Todd Invitational at Avon Park.LEMON BAY INVITATIONALTeam 1. Lemon Bay 46, 2. LaBelle 37, 3. Charlotte 32, 4. Port Charlotte 25, 5. Riverview 20, 6. Avon Park 15, 7(tie)North Port and Cardi nal Mooney 12. 9(tie)-Bayshore and Sara sota 10, 11. Booker 1. Individual weight classes 119-pounds: 1. Mariano Hernandez (LAB) 390 (185 bench, 205 clean and jerk); 2. Ben Antonio (AP) 350 (195-155); 3. James Mon atlan (RIV) 300 (155-145); 129: 1. Josnel Soto (AP) 430 (245-185); 2. Forest Mancilla (LAB) 405 (200-205); 3. Logan Lydic (LB) 395 (210-185). 139: 1. Isaac Lopez (LAB) 445 (245-200); 2. Paul Leonor (LB) 425 (240-185); 3. David Lopez (BAY) 415 (220-195); 154: 1. Davin Lugan (S) 470 (245-225); 2; Brandon Cast er (NP) 440 (210-230); 3. Jesse Baer (LB) 435 (220-215. 169: 1. Anthony Marinola (LB) 615 (340275); 2. Iaaac Gonzales (LAB) 585 (285-300); 3. Tyler Garns (CM) 515 (270-245); 183: 1. Chase Sheppard (C) 570 (315-255); 2. Jesus Cavazos (LAB) 565 (285-280); 3. Robby Baer (LB) 555 (325-230; 199: 1. Jakari Mayers (C) 540 (300-240); 2. Chance Galloway (LB) 55 (295-240); 3. Mason Hupalo (RIV) 520 (295225). 219: 1. Aaron Wertz (PC) 605 (310-295); 2. Simeon Beckford (PC) 575 (300-275); 3. Connor (LB) 565 (330-235); 238: 1. Shee han (RIV) 485 (205-280); 2. O’Neil 585 (350-235); 3. Varela (LB) 540 (285-285); Heavyweight. 1. Cainyn Cooper (C) 610 (355-255); 2. Vince Messina (LB) 590 (335255); 3. Bernerd (BAY) 555 (300-255).MANTASFROM PAGE 1 PREP SCHEDULETODAY Wrestling District 2A-11 championships at Island Coast High School, Cape Coral, 1 p.m. (Charlotte, Port Charlotte) Baseball Sebring at Lemon Bay, 7 p.m. North Port at Braden River, 7 p.m. Community Christian at Imagine, 7 p.m. Hardee at DeSoto County, 7 p.m. Ida Baker at Port Charlotte, 7 p.m. Softball Ida Baker at Port Charlotte, 7 p.m. Sebring at Lemon Bay, 7 p.m. Hardee at DeSoto County, 7:30 p.m. Boys lacrosse Port Charlotte at Estero, 8 p.m. Girls lacrosse Port Charlotte at Estero, 6 p.m. Girls tennis DeSoto County at Sebring Heart land Tournament, 1 p.m. Boys tennis North Port at Lemon Bay, 3 p.m. DeSoto County at Avon Park Heartland Tournament, 1 p.m. Track & Field Ram Invitational at Sarasota-Riv erview, 3 p.m. FORT MYERS — Stephanie Krisinski won a deciding tiebreak at No. 2 singles — offsetting the tiebreak loss by Vika Antonova at No. 1 singles — and the Mantas didn’t drop a set the rest of the way to defeat Bishop Verot 6-1 on Wednesday. Krisinski defeated Bishop Verot’s Madison Pergakis 4-6, 6-1, 10-8 to win for the Mantas. LEMON BAY 6, BISHOP VEROT 1 At Fort Myers Racquet Club, Fort Myers Singles: Nicollette Cervone (BV) d. Vika An tonova 7-6(5), 1-6, 10-5; Stephanie Krisinski (LB) d. Madison Pergakis 4-6, 6-1, 10-8; Ash ley Tormey (LB) d. Yvonne Wojtas 7-5, 6-2; Shannen Smith (LB) d. Gabrielle Magnant 7-6(4), 6-2; Danielle Tormey (LB) d. Jenni fer Dickey 6-0, 6-0. Doubles: Antonova/ Krisinski (LB) d. Cervone/Pergakis 8-4; A. Tormey/Smith (LB) def. Wojtas/Magnant 8-5. Recs : Lemon Bay 8-0, Bishop Verot 4-3.BOYS BASKETBALLProvidence 66, Sagemont Academy 57: In Lakeland, Jason Burnell had 26 points and 12 rebounds to lead Jacksonville Providence in the Florida Class 3A boys basketball championship game. Providence (31-1) won its third basketball championship in the past four years. Godby 53, Cardinal Newman 46: Quan Jackson had 23 points to lead Tallahassee Godby in the Florida Class 4A championship. Godby (32-0) trailed 17-5 after the first period and 30-20 at halftime but used a 13-1 run to pull ahead in the third period. Gaskins opened the overtime with a 3-pointer and the Cougars made 5-of-6 free throws down the stretch.Manta girls top Bishop VerotSTAFF REPORT PREP ROUNDUP r 'gyyMM..e M1:..., t


Serving Punta Gorda and Burnt Store A section of the SUN 16 pages WINE & JAZZ FEST INSIDE PG PG PG PG PG PG PG PG PG PG PG PG HERALDPUNTA GORDA Friday, February 27, 2015 Since 1893 LIKE THE PUNTA GORDA HERALD ON Film fest coming to town A jazz-filled brunch at the Isles Yacht ClubElementary students join the press P | 7 P | 16 P | 10 U.S. NAVY PHOTO BY CHIEF MUSICIAN ADAM GRIMMMusician 1st Class Jonathan Yanik performs during a concert at the Classic Center Theater in Athens, Georgia. The U.S. Navy Band is on a 22-city tour of the Southeast United States, and will perform March 3 in Punta Gorda. When the USS Ganges set sail in May 1798, among the ship’s crew were two musicians, a fer and a drummer. From that humble beginning, the U.S. Navy Band has grown into one of the most respected musical groups, obtaining the title “The World’s Finest,” bestowed upon them by the American Bandmaster’s Association. Charlotte County residents will be able to listen to “The World’s Finest” at 7 p.m. on March 3 when the band performs at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center, 75 Taylor St., Punta Gorda. The event is sponsored by the Charlotte Harbor Chapter of the Military Ofcers Association of America. Admission is free. Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Ennis Bisbano, the band chairman for the association, said the event is sold out, but people can still come. “Last time we had about 200 people we allowed in with no tickets,” he said. “So people can show up and they might get in. The event center seats about 2,000. I would love to get the Charlotte Sports Complex, but the By AL HEMINGWAYPGH CORRESPONDENTNAVY BAND | 8 jazz -filled P | 10 adno=50478702 Good Friends, Good Food, Good Times 1975 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda 941-575-7575 Prime Rib on Fridays and Saturdays Reservations recommended. Mon -Thurs & Sun 11 Fri & Sat 11 Please, Try Our Famous Crab Cakes rfnt nb adno=50481034 llISTINGLISHED A\IERIC.VS AMERICAS A\1ERIC 'SHOSPITAL 100 BEST 100 BEST 100 BESTCLINICAL SPECIAI;I'YCARE SPECIALTY CARE SPECIALTYCAREEXCELLENCE PULMONARY CORONARY STROKECARE INTERVENTION CARE' _ . , , 2014 2014 2014 2014Fawcett.//y0 7r


Herald Page 2 Friday, February 27, 2015 Derek Dunn-Rankin CEO, Chairman.....................206-1001 David Dunn-Rankin President, Sun Publisher........206-1003 Chris Porter Exec. Editor..........................206-1134 Phil Fernandez Charlotte Editor...................206-1168 Pamela Staik Punta Gorda Herald Editor, 206-1125 Email: Copy Desk Designer...............................206-1000 ADVERTISINGLeslee Peth, Sun Advertising Director/PGH Publisher ................... 205-6400 Mike Ruiz, Retail Advertising Manager.............................................. 205-6402 Lori White, Advertising Account Executive........................................ 205-6404 CIRCULATIONMark Yero, Circulation Director ........................................................ 206-1317 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980 206-1000PUNTA GORDA HERALD MEMBER of the Audit Bureau of Circulation. USPS 743170 The Sun is published daily by Sun Coast Media Group, Inc., 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980-2198. What’s Inside TABLE OF CONTENTSBusiness News ..................4-6 Community Beat ............7-10 40 Years Ago .......................11 Sports ............................12-14 Golf Scores .........................14 Tarpon Page .......................15 School Buzz ..................15-16PUNTA GORDA H H H EDITOR’S INSIGHTPUNTA GORDA H H H HAPPENINGS ON THE HARBOR One of the most rewarding aspects about working for a small-town newspaper is being able to work closely with the local school system. Not only do we have the opportunity to show students a real-life application of reading and writing, as well as their importance in society, but we also have the opportunity to share our experiences of working in an ever-evolving industry. Through my role as the editor of the Punta Gorda Herald, I work with students from Charlotte High School through the Tarpon Page. On this weekly page, which appears on page 15 today, you can read stories penned by CHS students. From story conception and interviews to taking photographs and typing up their notes into clear and concise articles, these students do it all. I visit these students a few times a year to review their work and help them hone their craft. While many do not seek out journalism as a career, quite a few are able to package their published works into applications for future jobs, internships and college admissions. I also have the honor of visiting the other schools in Punta Gorda to speak about journalism and my experiences in the eld. Typically, this is done in English, yearbook and history classes at the middleand high-school levels. In November, however, I had the unique opportunity to pay a visit to East Elementary School, where I spoke to the kids who make up the Eagle Nest News crew. To say I was impressed is an un derstatement. Not only is it rare for students this young to be considered published authors, but these up-andcoming writers are an inspirational bunch with a true passion for the written word. Cheryl Domingo, school counselor and Eagle Nest News sponsor, should be applauded for helping promote liter acy in such a novel way at the school. Gordon Bower wrote a story on the young newsies; it appears on page 16 and is denitely worth a read. Education is key to a healthy society, and I am thrilled to see such a strong focus on literacy projects in our schools.Promoting literacy at the schools Pamela Staik PGH EditorPamela Staik is the editor of the Punta Gorda Herald. Contact her at Submit information about public events to Punta Gorda Herald Editor Pamela Staik via email at pstaik@ or by calling 941-2061125. Events need to be submitted each week by noon Monday. FRIDAY, FEB. 27 Visually Impaired Persons of Char lotte County will hold a VI Palooza and Health Fair fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center, 75 Taylor St., Punta Gorda. More than 20 vendors will be on hand to offer information on services ranging from banking and nancial planning to family and eldercare needs. There will also be hourly drawings for door prizes. At 4:30 p.m., Charlotte County will dedicate a historical marker at Lt. Carl Bailey Cemetery, formerly known as Cleveland Cemetery and the second of only two known African-American cem eteries in the county today. Civil War re-enactors from the 2nd Infantry, Unit ed States Colored Troops, will be present to honor two Union veterans buried in the cemetery, Owen B. “OB” Armstrong and Augustus Holcomb. Descendants of African-American pioneer families have been invited as special guests. The ded ication will take place at the cemetery, 27399 Holleyman Ave., Cleveland (entrance on Scott Avenue). SATURDAY, FEB. 28 Registration begins at 7 a.m. for the American Heart Association Charlotte Heart Walk, which will take place at Laishley Park, 100 Nesbit St., Punta Gorda. Call 800-257-6941, ext. 4916, or email for details. The Downtown Farmers Market on Taylor Street runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 941-391-4856 or visit www. for more information. The 31st annual Doll and Teddy Bear Show and Sale, offered by the Port Charlotte Doll Club, begins at 10 a.m. at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center, 75 Taylor St., Punta Gorda. The event will feature antique, bisque, china, composition, hard plastic, modern, artisan and cloth dolls, as well as bears, miniatures, clothes, accessories, appraisals, repairs and door prizes. For details, call Merle at 941-286-1446 or email kromer2@ The fth annual Punta Gorda Pub Crawl kicks off with a food drive to benet the Harry Chapin Food Bank from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The pub crawl starts at 1:30 p.m. at the Ice House Pub, 408 Tamiami Trail, Unit 111, Punta Gorda. If available, tickets can be purchased for $30 the day of the event. For more information, visit www. or call Mike Colgan at 239-872-1171 or Nick Berry at 941-628-4800. SUNDAY, MARCH 1 The Punta Gorda Historical Society’s Farmers Market is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at History Park, 501 Shreve St. Call 941-639-1887 for details. The 2015 Wood Carving Show begins at 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center, 75 Taylor St., Punta Gorda. The event is put on by the Charlotte County Woodcarvers and the Myakka River Woodcarvers, and it will feature the latest in woodcarving supplies, such as power tools, knives, wood, cutouts, books and used tools. Demonstrations and door prizes will also highlight the event. Corvettes of Charlotte County will offer its annual car show from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Gilchrist Park, 400 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. For more information, call 941-505-9666. TUESDAY, MARCH 3 Charlotte State Bank & Trust portfolio manager Samuel Kiburz will FILE PHOTOHere Come the Mummies are just one the bands folks can see perform live in Punta Gorda as part of Funk Fest 6 on Feb. 28 at the Punta Gorda Marketplace Property, 115 Tamiami Trail. Other bands include Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes, American Made, Brand New Story, StoryLine, Toler-Tucci and Zombie U. For tickets and a concert schedule, contact 941-347-7061 or visit www. 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Herald Page 4 Friday, February 27, 2015 Oh, what an week we at the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce had leading up the Wine & Jazz Festival on Feb. 21. The 10th-annual event proved to be another huge success, with Dave Koz, Mindi Abair and Nick Colionne all giving performances that will be remembered forever. This event truly takes months of preparation. In fact, plans for 2016 are already underway. I'll guarantee that VIP tickets for 2016 will be sold out by April of this year. Unless you are in the event-planning business or a chamber board director, staff member or volunteer, you really would not comprehend the amount of planning and effort that goes into preparing for an event of this magnitude. We want to thank all of our sponsors, volunteers and participants for a job well done. My special thanks goes to Pat Oliva who, every year, burns the midnight oil, making nal preparations to ensure the event goes off without a hitch. This year we fought weather delays with merchandise arriving from up north, which caused a few moments of concern, but everyone pulled together to make the entire weekend a very special celebration for the city. Thanks also to Presley Beane Financial services for their support of our VIP reception and Sunday Jazz Brunch. Thanks to Peace River Distributing, Big Crush Wines, OPICI Wines, Wines of Provence and Mascarelli Wines for being the wine merchants of the event. We also wish to thank the Isles Yacht Club, Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club, Big Cheese Gourmet Shop, Big Geroy’s BBQ & Catering, Carmelo’s Italian Ristorante and Culligan Water for providing the food and water components. A very special thanks to OPUS restaurant for being this year's VIP food provid er and making more than 500 VIP guests very happy. The list of thank yous could go on — CeJay Associates, the Visual Arts Center, David Sussman, iHeart Media, the Charlotte Sun , Sandy Pond, etc. But to all, we wish you a very heartfelt thank you. The festival was a very special day for many, many people to see such talent perform in this great city.Chamber seeking feedbackThe Punta Gorda Chamber would like your feedback. We are asking both residents and visitors alike to complete a short survey to let us know what it would take to encourage you all to return to Punta Gorda outside of the regular season. This survey will take only a few short minutes to complete, and we assure you that you will not be added to any mailing lists or databases. The survey is located on the homepage of the chamber’s website, www. puntagorda We appreciate your comments in advance. Discover Punta GordaToday (Feb. 27) and every Friday through May 1, the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce will be operating the Discovery Punta Gorda Trolley and Boat Tours. Choose from three tours, with depar tures at 1:30 p.m. and two at 3 p.m. Two tours will depart from the Herald Court Centre parking garage and will offer trolley-only tours, featuring the city and its main attractions. The onboard narrator will offer a history of the area, mention noteworthy locations and give tour-goers some great insight into Punta Gorda’s journey to becoming a true Florida destination. The third tour will commence from the dock of King Fisher Fleet in Fishermen’s Village, 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda, with a 1-anda-half-hour cruise on Charlotte Harbor. Upon returning to shore, participants will then take a 1-hour trolley tour. The trolley-only tours are $25 per person, with a maximum of 26 people per tour, while the trolley/boat tours are $45 per person. Advance reservations are required. Call the chamber today at 941-6393720 to make reservations. These tours are always extremely popular and sell out early.Chamber happeningsJoin members of the Punta Gorda Chamber at the next networking event — a ribbon-cutting ceremony for James Levell of Wells Fargo Advisers. The event will start at 5:30 p.m. at Levell’s ofce, located at 230 Bal Harbor Blvd., Suite 113, Punta Gorda. Everyone is welcome to attend, but we do ask for reservations. Call the chamber to book your spot.New film fest coming to townThe Punta Gorda Chamber is pleased to be working with the Charlotte Harbor Florida Film Ofce of the Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands Visitors’ Bureau to present a Punta Gorda Film Festival. The event is set to begin at 7 p.m. at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center, 75 Taylor St., Punta Gorda, on March 11. The event is presented by Asbury Shorts USA and will feature the world’s best short lms. Make plans to join us for an incredible evening of specially selected short lms. Emcees for the night will be yours truly and Stacey Deffenbaugh, a news anchor with NBC2. Tickets are $15 and can be ordered at event/1085294.Chamber’s still whistling jazz tunes PHOTO PROVIDEDOn Feb. 19, members of the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce gathered at Just Counters & Other Stu, Inc., located at 1489 Market Circle, Port Charlotte, for a ribbon cutting. CONTACT THE CHAMBERFor more information about events listed in this column, contact the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce at 941-639-3720 or visit www. While on the chamber’s website, don’t forget to sign up for the “Friday Facts” newsletter. John R. Wright PG ChamberJohn R. Wright is president of the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce. 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Friday, February 27, 2015 Herald Page 5 Members of the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce gathered at the Punta Gorda Library, 424 W. Henry St., for the Business After Hours on Feb. 17. The event, sponsored by the Friends of the Punta Gorda Library, served as a celebration of the future library that will be called South County Library in Punta Gorda. For details about upcoming chamber happenings, visit www. mixer held at PG Library By Daniel Dykes Biz BitsDaniel Dykes is an advertising account executive with the Sun. Contact him at Katie Mazzi, the president of the Friends of the Punta Gorda Library, was happy to discuss the plans for the South County Library with chamber members. RIGHT: Raaele Ponti, the maestro of the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, poses for a photo with Jerri Marsee, a board of director for the Friends of the Punta Gorda Library, during the Business After Hours event. Adam Cummings, a nancial advisor with Edward Jones, joins Joe Semancik for a photo.HERALD PHOTOS BY DANIEL DYKESLEFT: In attendance at the chamber event were Nancy Dunne and Ian Nelson, co-founders of Luvybear Quilts 4 Tots, and Keith Calaghan, senior director of development for the Golisano Children’s Hospital. Mary Knowlton and Celia Eames, members of the board of directors for the Friends of the Punta Gorda Library, pose for a photo during the Business After Hours event.Artisans, craftsman and re-enactments showcasing a time gone by in Florida history will be celebrated during the 19th annual Florida Frontier Days Festival Feb. 27-28. The event will take place at Bayshore Live Oak Park, 23157 Bayshore Road, Port Charlotte. Various hands-on activities will have people dipping candles, making kites or creating puppets they can take home. Those on the planning committee say old-fashioned games, such as horseshoes, sack races and playing with marbles will set the tone for the event. Because the event features Florida history, particularly Charlotte County’s unique background, event-goers are sure to enjoy the authentic Florida cuisine offered by vendors. Among the items you can taste are lemonade, kettle popcorn, swamp cabbage and funnel cakes. The festival is from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 27 (today) and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 28. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for children under 12. Proceeds benet the educational programs offered by the Charlotte County Historical Center. For more information, contact the Charlotte County Historical Society at 941-629-PAST(7278) or visit the center, located at 22959 Bayshore Road, Port Charlotte.Revisit the past at Frontier Days Festival Leslee Peth Out and AboutLeslee Peth is the publisher of the Punta Gorda Herald. Contact her at RIGHT: The 2015 Best In Show Trophy was awarded to Ch Tashtins Lookin For Trouble, a beagle who goes by the name Miss P. Leslee Peth, Sun ad director and Punta Gorda Herald publisher, spent her honeymoon with Lee Bacon in New York City at the 139th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.PHOTO PROVIDED BY LEE BACON adno=50477445 A U T O A I R S P E C I A L I S T A U T O A I R S P E C I A L I S T AUTO AIR SPECIALIST Over 27 Years Experience Whidden Industrial Park 23355 Janice Ave Port CharlotteW W W . A U T O A I R S P E C I A L I S T . C O M W W W . A U T O A I R S P E C I A L I S T . C O M WWW .A UTO A IR S PECIALIST . COM We Also Service RV’S, Trucks and Buses 2 0 0 3 2 0 1 4 2003-2014 We’re not on 41We are here Right on Janice Avenue HarborView Blvd Sun Newspapers K Circle US 41 Left on Whidden9 4 1 7 4 3 3 1 1 3 9 4 1 7 4 3 3 1 1 3 941-743-3113 Oil Changes, Electrical, Brakes, Tune up, CV Axles, Power Windows, Tires, Wheel Alignment & More adno=50477796 $ 1 0 O F F A / C C H A R G E $10 OFF A/C CHARGE Exp. 2/28/15 APP 20 ISSao JH iRLOTTE Sflh 5 P' I SPRING TRAINING-rnncrnr 115-. T.-R AYR pAc;ppA1.I. is PAPSATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28IN US F'RING 1I.M. 1 p.rOpen PracticeRaymond & the Ray Teamtidy `IAutographsHot Dogs Compliments ofGiveaways, Fun & Games and Much MoreRAYS 888-FAN-RAYSSPRING TRAINING 3-GAME PACKSL'1+1 M I r'ru t'J RWl'LM OFF A/C CHARRCr. I 0r


Herald Page 6 Friday, February 27, 2015 The Feb. 10 Wine & Words event, co-sponsored by Coppersh Books and the Orange House Wine Bar, offered a Spanish-themed evening in Punta Gorda. The event took place at Coppersh, 1205 Elizabeth St., Suite A, Punta Gorda.Spanish Wines & Words showcased Donnell Bates PhotojournalistDonnell Bates is a freelance photographer. Contact her at HERALD PHOTOS BY DONNELL BATESLois Lamb, Angela Popovich and Patti Williams had a girls’ night out at the Wine & Words event on Feb. 10. June Davis and Sarah Davis wander through Coppersh Books, browsing the vast collection of books before the event began. Priscilla Michaud, Betty Powell and Roxy West are welcomed to the recent Wine & Words event by Serena Wycko, co-owner of Coppersh Books. Ruth Wessel, co-owner of the Orange House Wine Bar, joins wine rep Alex Alamo and Coppersh Books co-owner Cathy Graham for a photo. Perusing the books for sale is Janice Martin. Ina and Jack Germain enjoy the evening of Wine & Words on Feb.10. Deborah Guilford and Judi Beaumont check out the gifts for sale during the Wine & Words evening. Lynn Renz, Kristen Wilhelm and Rod Kautz smile for the camera during the Wine & Words event. STRING FEVER Friday, March 6 7 PM World class electric string quartet! Including their critically acclaimed version of Ravel’s Bolero featuring all 4 musicians on one cello simultaneously and The History of Music in 5 minutes! BOX OFFICE ( 941)322-7276 1STCLASSCONCERTS. COM 1st Uni t ed Methodist Church 507 West Mari on Avenue adno=50478892 G #I'DIAIX:CONCERTS


Friday, February 27, 2015 Herald Page 7 PHOTO PROVIDEDDaisy, a 4-year-old cat, who gets along with dogs and loves people, is up for adoption at the Animal Welfare League of Charlotte County, 3519 Drance St., Port Charlotte. Daisy needs a forever homeProvided by KRISTINE LARSENANIMAL WELFARE LEAGUEDaisy is one of many animals up for adoption through the Animal Welfare League of Charlotte County, 3519 Drance St., Port Charlotte. All of the animals at the AWL are micro-chipped, spayed or neutered and are current with their shots prior to adoption, except for rabies. Visit the shelter and help brighten the lives of the numerous homeless pets that are waiting to be adopted. The shelter is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week. To view some of the adoptable pets, visit H H H COMMUNITY newsPUNTA GORDA Doug LeClaire loves the movies — e specially the short lms. Sadly, since the 1960s, most theaters have eliminated them and instead show coming attractions. “The old Flash Gordon and Three Stooges 20-minute lms are now gone,” he said. “Theater owners today make more money from previews and concessions.” LeClaire formed Asbury Shorts USA in 1981, described as a “non-competitive touring exhibition of award-winning short lms. It is the longest-running concert of its kind in New York City. “I don’t use the word festival,” he said. “There are no awards given out. It is an evening of classic and new short lms from around the world for an audience to enjoy.” On March 11, LeClaire will bring his 90-minute concert to Punta Gorda. The event, to be held in the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center, 75 Taylor St., Punta Gorda, will showcase Oscar winners and nominees from around the globe. It is sponsored by the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce and the Charlotte Harbor Ofce of Film and Digital Media. LeClaire said they will feature 11 short lms at the March concert — the maximum time is 20 minutes but some are just 2 to 11 minutes in length. The lms range from comedy to drama and animation. Born in Brooklyn, New York, but raised on Long Island, LeClaire produced commercials until he did a 1-year stint doing college lms. “That inspired me to make it bigger, so I started Asbury Shorts,” he said. “I just love independent lms, so I wrote two screenplays and directed two short lms. HBO was looking for ller time ,and they aired my 5-minute short clip 20 times.” After his success, LeClaire said he concentrated his efforts on being a pro ducer of national television commercials and national cable network promos for Lifetime, Comedy Central, MTV, Oxygen, WE TV, NBC and ABC TV networks. After Sept. 11, 2001, LeClaire was the production supervisor for a number of television spots produced by New York City for public service announcements. These short spots featured actor Kevin Bacon, comedian Ben Stiller, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, NBCTV weatherman Al Roker, actor Harrison Ford and Oscar winner Woody Allen. “We’ve been on the road now for about 10 years,” he said. “And it’s growing each year. We present the best of the short lms from amazingly talented independent lm makers.” LeClaire said it can take anywhere from one to two years to make a short lm. One example is “Time Freak,” an Oscar-nominated lm produced by a married couple. “They had just married before they began the project and used their entire wedding nest egg to do it,” he said. “They did it all — the editing, scriptwriting, music, everything. It was the rst step in their career path.” Another great lm is “Asad,” a 2013 Oscar nominee, shot in South Africa by Bryan Buckley, who directed more than 50 Super Bowl commercials. “It took him about a year,” LeClaire said. “He has the nancing and was able to make the lm in record time.” In a business that is difcult to get a break in, directors and producers use what is called a visual business card, which includes a DVD promoting their work. LeClaire said he travels to about 20 cities, including New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago. He recently returned from Nova Scotia, Berlin and London for the rst time. He just returned from Vero Beach, where his show was a tremendous success. “We actually did two shows in Vero Beach,” he said. “I was a little apprehensive, but both sold out. London, Berlin and Nova Scotia were incredible. We have already been invited back next year to Nova Scotia. Our home-run show was in Central Park in 2010 — 1,700 people attended. The show opened with the Charles Mingus Quintet. Although Charles has passed away, his wife is still promoting the group.” Bringing the show to Punta Gorda has been a wonderful experience, LeClaire said. He wants audiences to view the short-lm genre, a lost art that has been largely forgotten. “We are just trying to keep the shortlm ame alive,” LeClaire said.Award-winning producer brings short-film concert to town Al Hemingway PGH CorrespondentAl Hemingway is a freelance writer. Contact him at alhemingway3@ PHOTO PROVIDEDDoug LeClaire formed Asbury Shorts USA in 1981. 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Herald Page 8 Friday, February 27, 2015 Navy Band usually doesn’t do outside concerts in the event of bad weather.” Accompanying the band on their national tour will be the Sea Chanters, the U.S. Navy’s ofcial chorus. The ensemble performs a variety of music ranging from traditional choral music to sea chanteys, patriotic fare, opera, Broadway tunes and contemporary music. Chief Petty Ofcer Adam Grimm, the public affairs ofcer for the band, said their primary mission is to entertain sailors stationed around the globe who are away from their families for months at a time. “The band consists of four ofcers and 174 enlisted personnel,” he said. “We have a total of six groups besides the band and chanters. We have a ceremonial band that plays at the White House and at funerals in Arlington National Cemetery. They do about 800 funerals a year.” Grimm said the band tries to reach out to young people to inspire them. They hold a clarinet day at the band building in Washington, D.C., as part of their community service program. “We can play any style of music,” he said. “We have a big variety, both old and new. Every one of our concerts we always do a salute to veterans.” Bisbano said that nine high school students — three each from Charlotte, Lemon Bay and Port Charlotte high schools— will perform with the band. “Getting a military band here and getting the students to perform with them is part of our community outreach program,” he said. Grimm said the band will celebrate its 90th birthday the day following the concert. Although the band has been performing for years, it was ofcially established in 1925. “If you walk out of the concert and were not entertained, you must’ve been sleeping,” he said. For more information about this concert, visit the band’s website at www. BANDFROM PAGE 1 U.S. NAVY PHOTOThe U.S. Navy Band will be performing at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center on March 3. U.S. NAVY PHOTOS BY CHIEF MUSICIAN ADAM GRIMM Musician 1st Class Adele Mayne, left, performs the national anthem alongside other musicians during a concert at the Classic Center Theater in Athens, Georgia. The U.S. Navy Band is on a 22-city tour of the Southeast United States, and will perform March 3 in Punta Gorda. Members of the Sea Chanters chorus perform during a U.S. Navy Band concert at Patriot Hall in Sumter, South Carolina. The U.S. Navy Band Sea Chanters chorus is on a 19-city tour of the Southeast United States, and will perform March 3 with the U.S. Navy Band in Punta Gorda. Al Hemingway PGH CorrespondentAl Hemingway is a freelance writer. Contact him at alhemingway3@ Burnt Store Presbyterian Church presented its “Thank God It’s Variety” showcase Feb. 13 at the church, 11330 Burnt Store Road, Punta Gorda. The variety show, emceed by Richard Cunningham, raised money for two Haiti missions the congregation has under taken.Variety show lights up Burnt Store sanctuary An act called “The Hallelujah Chorus,” starring the Silent Monks of Ventura Lakes, brought about snickers and outright laughter during the show. Betsy Williams PhotojournalistBetsy Williams is a freelance photographer. Contact her at HERALD PHOTOS BY BETSY WILLIAMSA sing-a-long with Warren Worthly and his banjo had the audience singing and clapping. Accompanied by her husband, Larry, on piano, Carol Rhoads opened the show with “My Tribute.” Friday, February 27, 2015 Herald Page 9 The Feb. 19 Gallery Walk offered a celebration for the arts and music. One of the many hot spots during an otherwise chilly night could be found at the Florida Gulf Coast University, Herald Court Centre, 117 Herald Court, Suite 211. Here, a Black History Month event, coordinated by Women Against Racism & Discrimination, featured local artists with their paintings, singing, jewelry, books and more. The next Gallery Walk event is set for 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on March 19.Gallery Walk celebrates the arts Donnell Bates PhotojournalistDonnell Bates is a freelance photographer. Contact her at HERALD PHOTOS BY DONNELL BATESLocal author Naomi Pringle holds up one of her books, “Lily: Riding the Color Line,” which is the second book in her series, “Ginga’ Root Tea: An American Journey.” Monica Graison chats with baker Mary Ellen Taylor, a representative of the American Czech and Slovak Club of Southwest Florida. Jewelry maker Ginger Abraham poses for a photo with her handmade beaded jewelry. The items are part of her Gottrocks II collection. Singers from St. Mary’s Primitive Baptist Church performed popular gospel hymns, which were enjoyed by many during Gallery Walk. 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Herald Page 10 Friday, February 27, 2015 discuss how to analyze and evaluate investment choices during a free seminar from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the bank’s Punta Gorda ofce, 2331 Tamiami Trail. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting Francine Wargo at 941-624-1944 or Author Gene Gorman will sign copies of his autobiography, “You Had to Be There: A Memoir of A Miraculous Life,” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Punta Gorda ofce of Charlotte State Bank & Trust, 2331 Tamiami Trail. “Diabolique,” a lm made in France in 1954, will be shown at 1 p.m. at Florida Gulf Coast University, Herald Court Centre, 117 Herald Court, Suite 211, Punta Gorda. Tickets are $5. Call 941-505-1765 for details. Music will be played from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Gilchrist Park, 400 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. Call Fred at 941-661-8627 for more information. The U.S. Navy Band, accompanied by the Sea Chanters chorus, will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center, 75 Taylor St., Punta Gorda. Visit for details. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4 “Secrets, Mystery and Murder,” an author panel with Marianne Cushing, jd daniels and Teresa Jenkins, will take place at 6 p.m. at Coppersh Books, 1205 Elizabeth St., Suite A, Punta Gorda. Reserve a spot at this free event by calling 941-205-2560 or emailing Registration for The Foot Landing’s free, weekly Pub Run begins at 6 p.m. at the store, 117 Herald Court, Suite 1112, Punta Gorda. Call 941-347-7751 for details. THURSDAY, MARCH 5 Christine Hause, vice president and trust ofcer with Charlotte State Bank & Trust, will hold a free seminar on IRAs and estate plans from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the bank’s Punta Gorda ofce, 1100 Tamiami Trail. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting Francine Wargo at 941-624-1944 or The Travel the World program at the Punta Gorda Library, 424 W. Henry St., will feature China, with guests learning how to upscycle by making a cherry blossom book bag. The event begins at 11 a.m. Seating is limited to 25 people. For details, call 941-833-5460. The Gifted Gator Boutique’s annual Home and Body Fashion Show is set to take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association, 2001 Shreve St. The event is themed “March Madness, Carnival of Crafts,” and items created by local artists will be modeled, with non-wearable crafts displayed around the room. Tickets are $25 per person and includes lunch. Call 941-637-1655 or visit for details. An acoustical music session in Gilchrist Park will take place from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the park, 400 W. Retta Es planade, Punta Gorda. The Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce is offering its sixth an nual Women’s Networking Event from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the A.C. Freeman House, 311 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. The evening will include light snacks, beverages, goodie bags and drawings. The cost is $15 per person, and reservations are required. Call 941639-2222 to reserve a spot. — Compiled by Pamela Staik, PAGE 2 Concluding a weekend of wine and jazz in Punta Gorda was the fth annual Jazz Brunch, which took place at the Isles Yacht Club, 1780 W. Marion Ave. Entertainment for the brunch was provided by a jazz ensemble, which featured Jeff Phillips, Dave Trefethen, John DePaola, Herb Bruce and Patricia Dean, and the day’s festivities were sponsored by Presley Beane Financial Services. 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Friday, February 27, 2015 Herald Page 11 Excerpts from 40 years ago Punta GordaDo you remember when?FROM OUR ARCHIVES Janine Smith 40 Years AgoJanine Smith writes about Punta Gorda’s historic past. Contact her at janinehs1@ The following excerpts are from the Daily Herald-News from Feb. 22, 1975, through Feb. 28, 1975:Charlotte County historical group revitalizedThe Charlotte County Commission revitalized the Charlotte County Historical Commission with the appointment of seven members. They were Rachel Ward and Penny Penner, both to a two-year term; as well as D. Frank Smoak, George Lane Jr., U.S. Cleveland, Earle Davis and Vernon Peeples, who were appointed to a four-year term. Creation of the historical commission was encouraged by the Charlotte County Bicentennial Commission in conjunction with the nation’s 200th birthday in 1976. The historical society will have quarterly programs for the membership. They will be involved with funding scholarships, recognition and restoring historical sites, developing a Charlotte County archives and promoting interest in local history. Florida is a tourist state, but Charlotte County has a rich history that warrants exploration, according to Lane.Laishley named mayor for second termThe Punta Gorda City Council named Phil Laishley to a second term as mayor during Tuesday night’s meeting. Two new councilmen were seated to begin their rst terms on the council, following the recent runoff election. Councilman J. Alvin Waits was elected assistant mayor. Laishley presented plaques to departing council members Horace Waters and Joyce Hindman.Morning fire damages Palmer Furniture StoreFire almost claimed another “victim” in Charlotte County when a blaze was discovered at the Palmer Furniture store on West Marion Avenue, Punta Gorda, early this morning. An alert truck driver spotted the ames and notied the re department quickly. Punta Gorda Fire Chief George Hill indicated that the re appeared to have been deliberately set. Store owner Robert J. Bacon is convinced that this is true. Charles Paudin, a Publix Supermarket truck driver, saw the ames as he drove through the city.Women’s editor chosenThe appointment of Rosemarie Baker as women’s editor of the Daily HeraldNews was announced today by Corbin Wyant, publisher. Baker replaces Barbara Gunn, who joined the newspaper last August. The new women’s editor previously worked for the Sarasota Journal and the Fort Myers News-Press in the Charlotte County bureaus and served as president of the Press Club. W.S. Alexander Fire Station dedicatedDedication of the W.S. Alexander Fire Station by the South Charlotte Fire Department drew about 125 people this weekend. The station was built at the total cost of $50,000 and was named after Alexander, who began working for the organization of re protection in South Charlotte County in 1963.In the service Cadet Charles Burke received Gold Stars for academic achievement during the rst semester of the 1974-75 school year at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina. At The Citadel, a Gold Star is the symbol of the highest scholastic rating. Burke is in his junior year at the military college and has won Gold Stars two times. Burke is the son of Mr. and Mrs. C.D. Burke of Capri Isles Court, Punta Gorda. Marine Pvt. Martin K. Quetor graduated from recruit training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, South Carolina. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth O. Quetor of Windmill Village, Punta Gorda.Today in history — Feb. 27 In 1846: William Cody, the American frontier scout and showman known as “Buffalo Bill,” was born in Scott County, Iowa. CAYO COSTA DENTAL FREDERICK J. FOX III, DMD PA State-Of-The-Art Dentistry In Historic Punta Gordarfntbrf rf rf ntf 941-575-1446 316 W. Helen Ave., Punta Gorda ( Mon.-Thurs. 8:00-4:00 Fri. 9:00-12:00 Frederick J. Fox III, DMD PA Comprehensive Dental Examination (D0150), Full Mouth X-rays (D0210) and Consultation (D9310) *FREE 5 day whitening kit (D9972)‘’f “f””• nfr–— $ 99 WINTER NEW PATIENT SPECIAL FOR ADULTS $ 99 WINTER NEW PATIENT SPECIAL FOR CHILDREN Child Examination (D0150), X-rays (D0272 or D0274) and Child Prophy (D1120)“f””• nrf‘n”rr–— UP TO 15 YEARS OF AGE 50477643 FREE IMPLANT CONSULTATION (D0485) “f””• nrf‘n”rr–— 0% financing with approved credit. No credit check financing available iN,I`',


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Herald Page 14 Friday, February 27, 2015 On Feb. 18, the Charlotte High School junior varsity softball team took down the team from North Port High School with a score of 8-2. Tarpons take down Bobcats in JV softball game HERALD PHOTOS BY DICK GREENWOODBELOW: Pitcher Katelyn Brockmann of Char lotte High School catches a North Port High School pop up, with second baseman Kristin Macomber backing her up. Katelyn Brockmann, a member of the junior varsity softball team from Charlotte High School, pitches against North Port High School on Feb. 18. Charlotte High School’s Sophia LeBlanc fouls o a North Port High School pitch. Charlotte High School rst baseman Krystle Byrne awaits a put-out throw against North Port High School. Charlotte High School’s second baseman Kristin Macomber chases a ball that hit a North Port High School base runner. Kristin Knowlton, a Charlotte High School junior varsity softball player, advances to third base on a North Port High School ball. Cheyenne Gaudemer, a Charlotte High School junior varsity softball player, slides into third base before the North Port High School defender could tag her out.All golf scores must be emailed to golfscores@ BURNT STORE GOLF & ACTIVITY CLUB Ladies’ League Feb. 18 FLIGHT 1 1.) Mary Welsh. 2.) Paula Allton. 3.) Jackie Hill. 4.) Yolanda Henry. FLIGHT 2 1.) Corrine Osicki. 2.) Babe Ahrens. 3.) Barb Mueller. FLIGHT 3 1.) Cheryl Fogg. 2.) Lynn Powers. 3.) Connie Jackson. FLIGHT 4 1.) Melody Groh. 2.) Judy Schinneller. 3.) Bonnie Welter. 4.) Helen Kendall. Men’s League Feb. 18 Yellow Flight 1.) R. Conrad. 2.) D. Walter. T-3.) P. Spring and R. Day. Blue Flight 1.) M. Henry. T-2.) B. Brandt, S. Borchers and P. White. 3.) L. Marks. 4.) M. Pennington. Hole-in-one Edward Kosiewicz made a hole-in-one on Heron 5 on Feb. 12. DEEP CREEK GOLF CLUB Men’s Association Presidents’ Cup — Round 1 / Jan. 29 1.) Bruce Harris, 62. 2.) Jack Stern, 64. 3.) Craig Smith, 65. 4.) Mike Stine, 65. 5.) Doug Yohe, 66. 6.) Larry Clark, 66. 7.) Jim Terry, 66. 8.) Rick Picard, 67. 9.) John Yurchis, 67. 10.) Greg Leet, 67. 11.) Jim Donovan, 68. Closest to the pin John Mungall, No. 2; Gene Almodovar, No. 5; Craig Smith, No. 7; Berk ley Franklin, No. 8; Tom Rau, No. 11; and Rolf Schaad, No. 14. Men’s Association Presidents’ Cup — Round 2 Overall Winners/Jan. 30 Overall Champion: Larry Clark, 127. Flight A: Thom Reeves, 137. Flight B: Bruce Harris, 130. Flight C: Jack Stern, 133. Flight D: Bill Drake, 133. Round 2 Results 1.) Thom Reeves, 61. 2.) Larry Clark, 61. 3.) Bill Drake, 61. 4.) Ron Sharpless, 64. 5.) Mike Spezzano, 67. 6.) Gene Almodovar, 67. 7.) Jerry Kiehne, 67. 8.) Bruce Harris, 68. 9.) Norval Rowe, 68. 10.) Jack Stern, 69. 11.) Bob Donahue, 69. Closest to the pin Ross Dorrer, No. 2; John Yurchis, No. 5; Bill Drake, No. 7; George Ziacoma, No. 8; Norval Rowe, No. 11; and Jerry Kiehne, No. 14. Saturday Quota Results Jan. 31 1.) Gary Marston, +9. 2.) Erik Pederson, +6. 3.) Jim Hilton, +5. T.) Bob Donahue, Jack Germain, Ken MacGill and Adam Miller, +4. T-5.) Tom Harvey, Tom Pacl, Rudy Snable, Bob Stack and Dave Wilson, +3. Skins Bob Stack, No. 9, eagle; Adam Miller, No. 13, birdie; and Greg Law horn, No. 18, eagle. Closest to the pin Bob Donahue, No. 2; Kendall Kinsey, No. 5; Jan Gray, No. 7; Bill Gallo way, No. 8; Buster Loud, No. 11 and No. 14. Wednesday Quota Results Feb. 4 1.) Marty Ashley, +9. T-2.) Gary Kinsey and Bill Ward, +6. T-3.) Gene Extejt and John Yurchis, +5. T-4.) Bill Galloway and Jack Robbins, +4. Skins Doug Yohe, No. 1, birdie; Dick Lesperance, No. 3, birdie; Tom Flagler, No. 5, birdie; Bill Galloway, No. 9, birdie. Closest to the pin Jann Gray, No. 2; Bill Ward, No. 8; Tom Flagler, No. 11; Gary Kinsey, No. 14. TWIN ISLES COUNTRY CLUB 30th Anniversary Tournament Results / Feb. 15 Flight I T-1.) Don and Barb Damm; Ric and Dana Ptuitt; John and Kaye Sessions; Bill and Marilyn Reid, 82.2. 2.) 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Friday, February 27, 2015 Herald Page 15 A school carnival took place at East Elementary School on Feb. 13. The event offered fun and games for students and their families, and it served as a fundraiser for classroom supplies.East Elementary carnival fun for all HERALD PHOTOS BY BETSY WILLIAMSHolding tight to her winnings, third-grader Madison Walter had to try one more game. RIGHT: Lisa Nicholson, who works the front desk at East Elementary School, was one of the pie-in-the-face volunteers at the school carnival on Feb. 13. The event serves as a benet for classroom supplies. BELOW: Third-grader Kent Jordan takes his turn at knocking down the pins. After shing in the duck pool, 2-year-old Jordyn Corbin won a tiny duck necklace. By TYRA DROUILLARDCHS SOPHOMOREWhile high school students have been associated with a few unorganized habits, such as not putting away their clean laundry and failing to wash their dirty dishes, many at Charlotte High School have taken their messy ways to the trunks of their cars. And one such student is Isabella Drudi, a senior. After long school days, extracurricular activities and work, Drudi said there is just not enough time to clean out her trunk. “When I go home, I just throw every thing in it and don’t even think about it,” she said. Although she has been known to clean out her trunk and regularly sets a goal to clean out the mess, sometimes the mess builds until Drudi gives up on the idea of getting organized. When Drudi was in a car accident, it took her more than an hour just to get all of the stuff out of the car before they could take it in for repairs. Junior Amanda Langley also suffers from a messy car. “I just kinda don’t take things out,” Langley said. Her mess came about after keeping a rather busy schedule of school and work with little downtime. When she rst got the car about a year ago, she intensely cleaned it and kept it tidy. But that only lasted for about a month. She also attributes much of the mess to school, and hopes to have a cleaner car this summer.Student drivers take a look at their trunks H H H TARPON PAGE PUNTA GORDA CONTRIBUTORSTarpon Page contributors are students at Charlotte High School. The content displayed on this page is part of grading requirements for Kelli Lipe’s yearbook class. Send feedback to tarponbuzz@ HERALD PHOTOS BY TYRA DROUILLARDABOVE: Isabella Drudi, a senior at Charlotte High School, might be an organized student in her classes, but that’s not the case when it comes to her car. Drudi has been too busy to clean her trunk out, but said it will happen soon enough. Between work and school, Charlotte High School junior Amanda Langley said she hasn’t been cleaning her trunk out like she knows she should be. “It got a lot messier when school started, so maybe it will get cleaner over summer,” Langley said. Despite the cold, Janiana Perez, a fth-grader, removed her shoes to enjoy the giant carnival slide. Betsy Williams PhotojournalistBetsy Williams is a freelance photographer. Contact her at H H H business news PUNTA GORDA B e a u t i f u l P r o f e s s i o n a l A f f o r d a b l e Beautiful Professional Affordable Di scover al l t he ways we can serve your f ami l y! 941-639-1171 www. charlottememori al . com adno=50478616 Most Advanced Technique in Cataract Surgery No Needles No Stitch No Patch Quick Recovery Christopher Stelly, MD Board Certified Eye Physician & Surgeon Punta Gorda 3665 Tamiami Trail, Suite #101 575-9300 Accepting Medicare Assignment 50477897 Over 5,000 cataract and laser surgeries performed. EYECARE & SURGERY CENTER of Southwest Florida Health Life Auto Financial Service PRIVILEGED TO HELP. Kathy Nash, Agent 3691 Tamiami Trail Punta Gorda, FL 33950 941-637-6001 Located in Punta Gorda. Call TODAY for Special Rates! Get to a better State. Get State Farm. State Farm Home Office, Bloomington, IL adno=50476258 Ar`AIdea mgg fog 0 Fr o fefflomai 0 Af,faTdlgHe`frwa 1953Charlotte MemorialM Funeral Home Cemetery CrematoryENecare


Herald Page 16 Friday, February 27, 2015 In an age when most children think writing amounts to a few abbreviated words in a 160-character tweet, it’s very refreshing to nd some elementary schoolers determined to write — and to write well. That’s the case at East Elementary School, where guidance counselor Cheryl Domingo leads an after-school group of fourthand fth-grade students publishing a school newsletter four times a year. It’s called the East Elementary Eagle Nest News, and it actually has news in it. Domingo is a retired U.S. Army war rant ofcer who took up education as a second career and has always loved to read and write. She jumped at the chance to work with students on their writing skills. During a recent photo session and interview with six of her young scribes, she said, “I adopted this group as kind of an opportunity. Personally, I really like to write, and it’s really an opportunity to help a group of kids who want to write. These fth-graders here today are among the best writers in the class.” Domingo calls the weekly after-school newsletter sessions a class because they really are, albeit with a layer of fun on top. She said, “I wanted to make it fun, but you have to do it at school and work. You have to write. Some make up their own topics; some are assigned, like the ‘Teacher Spotlight.’ They really like to write about fun things they do, like Lacey’s (Beach) trip to the Shell Factory and Elyssa (Malicki) and her running. I try to get four pages of stuff the kids want to read about. It’s by the kids for the kids.” There’s no doubt newsletter members are excited about their publication. The talkative group of live wires concluded they would all have carpal tunnel if they wrote stories as fast as they talked about them. The mechanics of the publication process are simple and straightforward. Domingo edits the contributions, saves them to a thumb drive and lays out the four-page newsletter, complete with graphics and cartoons. From there, it goes to the school district print shop. “The turn-around time is pretty quick, usually two or three days,” she said. “These guys (the newsletter students) help with distribution. We print 300 copies, and every third-, fourthand fth-grader gets one, with 25 left over.” The young writers’ parents, not surprisingly, understand the value of writing skills and are enthusiastic about the newsletter. Domingo said, “I’ve talked to a few of them after school when they are picking their kids up. They say the kids love it, and they denitely support it.” The young writers all back up their parents’ positive words, and some even aspire to writing careers. Malicki said, “I do think it’s fun, and I think it will help us become a writer. It’s fun to make up your own stories.” Beach wants to be a travel writer and Trent Giammo a comic writer. Hailey Crawford can’t wait to write a story about dancing, her favorite hobby, and the same for Ashton Shields and animals. Tyrion Morris loves the written word so much he takes a ashlight to bed so he can read. He’s also the cartoonist for the newsletter. No one is happier about the newsletter than Domingo, despite the extra hours it can add to her work load. “It’s a great group of kids,” she said. “I enjoy the whole process; they are just so creative.”Budding writers hone their craft at East Elementary HERALD PHOTO BY GORDON BOWERTrent Giammo, Tyrion Morris, Hailey Crawford, Elyssa Malicki, Lacey Beach and Ashton Shields gather in guidance counselor Cheryl Domingo’s oce to discuss East Elementary School’s Eagle Nest News, which they publish four times a year. HERALD PHOTO BY PAMELA STAIKContributors to East Elementary School’s Eagle Nest News include, front, from left, Tyrion Morris, Bethany Fernandez, Emma Keefe, Hailey Crawford and Caden Johnson; middle, Rebecca Fernandez, Lacey Beach, Chyann Andrews, Cody Lewis, Trent Giammo and Hannah Davids; and back, LaLa Cappetto, class leader Cheryl Domingo and Leanna Bergey. Gordon Bower Punta GordyGordon Bower is a freelance writer and photographer. Contact him at ILLUSTRATION PROVIDED LEFT: Tyrion Morris likes to contribute cartoons like this one to East Elementary School’s Eagle Nest News. adno=50477818 Jesus, our Lord and Savior, was Jewish Jesus, our Lord and Savior, was rejected by the Jewish people For centuries, the majority of Jewish people rebelled against Jesus, our Lord and Savior. r , Since its founding in 1973, the Jews for Jesus Organization has gained momentum in its goal of winning souls for Christ. 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Page 6 The Sun Classified E/N/Cads.yoursun.netFriday, February 27, 2015 SALES2070 Furniture Sales & Interior Designers PORT CHARLOTTE, FL STORE Join Baers Furniture, The Leading Premier Retail Furniture Store In Florida! Furniture Salespeople Needed Some Prior Sales Exp. Furniture Sales Exp. Is A Definite Plus! We Seek Energetic, Driven Individuals Who Want To Make Money! Excellent Compensation, Generous Benefits & Pleasant Working Environment. All F/T Positions. Nights & Weekends Req. APPLY IN PERSON: Baers Furniture 4200 Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte, FL 33952 EOE/DFWP L ICENSED R EAL E STATE A GENT Needed Part Time In Venice. Supplement Your Income Long Established, Independent Brokerage Will Get You Started. 941-350-0441 CHILD/ADULT CARE NEEDED2090 CHRISTIAN SCHOOL Accepting Applications for AFTERSCHOOL PROGAM . Must be 18 or older, Call 941-627-4849 GENERAL2100 BIG BOXSTORE Seeks enthusiastic persons to promote brand and services, P/T 16-20 hours, Mike 941-625-1000 BUSY PUNTA GORDA Cabinet Shop Hiring All Positions. Qualified & serious inquiries Send Resume to COUNTER HELP& WAREHOUSE HELPneeded for Local Seafood Company. 941-380-9212 DISTRIBUTION MANAGERS:The Sunis currently seeking full and part-time Distribution Managers in our Circulation Department. Our Distribution Managers work directly with an independent contractor network to manage home delivery and customer relations in Charlotte County. Responsibilities include contractor recruitment and orienting, meeting established service goals, resolving service errors, managing contractor draw, and insuring customer satisfaction. Must be able to work early morning hours, weekends and holidays in an office/warehouse environment and outdoors in various temperatures and weather conditions. Requires valid Florida drivers license and insurance. Must have reliable transportation to perform daily job responsibilities. Drug and tobacco free workplace. Pre-employment drug/nicotine screening is required. Apply at 23170 Harborview Road Port Charlotte, FL 33980 or E-mail resume to SKILLED TRADES2050 Window & Door Manufacturing CompanyAccepting Applications for: PRODUCTION ASSOCIATEStarting hourly wage $11.69 Must have a High School Diploma or GED, Higher Education a plus, Good Work History, and Attention to detail.Apply in person only: 355 Center Court Venice, FL 34285 SALES2070 EARN $38,000-$58,000 The Smart Shopper a 20 year old Weekly Shopper has openings for Advertising Executive in our PUNTA GORDA and VENICE markets. Applicants must demonstrate successful sales experience. ADVERTISING REPRESENTATIVE Contact: ROBERT KNIGHT CEO Smart Shopper Group GETRESULTS USECLASSIFIED! Advertising Sales ExecutiveThe Charlotte Sun is looking for "Winners" to join our team of professional Advertising Sales Executives. If you are never satisfied with average successes, are self-motivated, goal oriented, confident, enthusiastic and believe that the customer is all important, we would like to talk to you. The successful candidates must possess good oral and written communication skills, be organized and a team player. Sales experience a plus but we will train the right persons. We offer:Competitive salary plus commission Vacation Health insurance Sick and short term disability Training Stable company that is very Community minded and involved. Please send resume to: Advertising Director, Leslee Peth Charlotte Sun 23170 Harborview RoadCharlotte Harbor, FL 33980 Email: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer & a Drugand nicotine Free Diversified Workplace. RESTAURANT/ HOTEL2040 DELIVERY DRIVER, Must have Drivers Lic & Clean Driving Record. Apply in Person at 992 Tamiami Trail PC between 11AM & 4PM EXPD CONV. STORE MANAGER /Assistant MGR 941-882-4015 SERVERS , F u ll & P art Ti me, Day Shift, Yr rd position. Part Time Kitchen Help. Apply in Person Skyview Cafe 28000 Airport Rd Bldg 317 PG SKILLED TRADES2050 CARPET INSTALLER Apply @ TILE & CARPET WORLD 4820 Tamiami Trail. PC 941-625-9825 DIESEL TECHNICIAN Needed F/T, M-F. Pay Based on Exp. Must Own Tools! Joe`s Auto & Truck Repair 941-637-7009 email: DUMP TRUCK DRIVER 5 10 Yrs Exp. Immed. Work. Call For Interview 504-427-2447 GETRESULTS USECLASSIFIED! DUMP TRUCK DRIVERS , FINISH GRADER OPERATOR, ROLLER OPERATORS FINISH DOZER & HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC NEEDED. Must Have Experience in FDOT Work. Apply at: 12409 SW Sheri Ave. Unit 101, Arcadia 34269 This is an E.O.E. Company ESTABLISHED A/C COMPA NY in Englewood is looking for an EXPERIENCED SERVICE TECH . We offer great wages, paid holidays paid vacations & health insurance. Weekend and evening interviews avail. 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In Home Care. Call Tracy 941-921-4747 WEEKEND SUPERVISOR 6:45A-7:15PMUSTHAVELONGTERM CAREANDSUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE. ASK FOR: LORI KING OR KAREN PREUSZ OR FAX 941-423-1572 PLease apply QUALITY HEALTH CARE 6940 Outreach Way North Port (941)426-8411 or FAX Resume to 941-423-1572 EOE Drug free work place www.HorizonTechInstitute.ComADVANCE YOUR CAREER Licensed & Accredited School Murdock Town Center on 411032 Tamiami Tr Unit 3YOUcan become a LPN within 11 months. Enrollment ongoing.Start Working In 2-5 wks! Classes Start Each Month Call For Class Dates Nursing Assistant (120hrs) Home Health Aide (75hrs) Phlebotomy Tech (165hrs) EKG Tech (165hrs) Patient Care Tech (600hrs) Job Assist. & Pymt. 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Previous medical office and EMR experience a MUST. call 941-6275151 or Fax resume to 941-629-2036 PUT CLASSIFIEDS TOWORK FORYOU!FINDAJOB! BUYAHOME! BUYACAR! CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANTS CARE MANAGERS RESIDENT ASSISTANTS MED TECHS FT / PT******************* HARBORCHASEOffers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package such as Medical, Dental, Vision & 401K ***************** Part-time team members receive benefits at 20+ hours. ***************** For consideration please apply in person to: HARBORCHASE OF VENICE Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing 950 Pinebrook Road Venice, FL 34285 (941) 484-8801 ph (941) 484-3450 fax EOE M/F/D/V PATIENT ADVOCATEMEDS, patient advocacy leader, seeks Part-Time candidate in Venice. Variable schedule between the hours of 8:30am-6pm. Days will vary and include some weekends. Work in a medical facility assisting individuals with applying for Medicaid and charity programs. Assist with the necessary applications and paperwork. Medical office or social work exp. are +s. This is a great schedule for a college student or someone looking to start a career in the medical field. Bilingual skills a helpful. Competitive pay. RESUMES: amy.meyer@ EOE. MEDICAL2030 Were Life Care Centers of America, the nations largest privately-owned skilled care provider. If you share our heartfelt approach to caring for the elderly, consider joining our family at Life Care Center of Punta Gorda. We offer competitive pay and benefits in a mission-driven environment.CNA'S F.T./P.T. 3-11, 11-7, DOUBLES W.E. PREP COOK: FULL TIME DIETARY AIDE\RELIEF COOK: FULL TIME DIETARY AIDE: PART TIMECome visit with us at 450 Shreve St. Punta Gorda EOE DIRECTOR OF ASSISTED LIVINGHarborChase of Venice has an immediate opening for a Director of Assisted Living with management experience in the senior care community setting. If you are an RN or LPN, wed like to discuss this opportunity with you. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing leadership by exhibiting strong CORE values resulting in top quality resident care, customer satisfaction, staff development, and compliance with all policies, procedures, and state regulations. Successful survey experience and history, good financial knowledge to monitor department expenses and strong staff management experience is required. If you have the skills, experience, and the heart for caring for seniors contact us so that we can discuss the possibilities! We offer our full-time associates an excellent benefits package including a matching 401(k) plan, along with competitive wages. If you are organized, energetic, motivated, innovative, and a team player able to inspire others, consider joining the team at HarborChase of Venice, where the CORE VALUES of respect, attentiveness, integrity, stewardship, and excellence are not just words. 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Page 18 The Sun Classified E/N/Cads.yoursun.netFriday, February 27, 2015 6000 MERCHANDISE ARCADIAAREA GARAGE SALES6001 RUMMAGE/FLEA MARKET Pine Creek Chapel 4 mi. out Hwy 72Sat. Feb. 28 8-3, Spaces available $10, Bake Sale & Refreshments 863-494-9166 or 863-494-6574 COME JOIN US!! ENGLEWOOD GARAGE SALES6002 FRI .SAT . 8 am2 pm, 9350 Crugar Terr. FIRST TIME SALE! Household, Collectibles, Furniture & MUCH MORE! FRI.S AT. 9 AM2 PM 10141 Asbury Ave. (off Snow Dr) Household, Clothes, Tools, Some Furniture, & More! SAT . 8AM 5PM , & SUN . 8AM-3PM 12717 GulfStream Blvd, Jewelry, Household, Home Decor & MORE!! S AT. O NLY 8 AM3 PM 370 East Wentworth Circle. Tools, Quality Bedding, Home Furnishings & Misc. AdvertiseToday! SATURDAY ONLY . 8 1 . 10883 Lerwick Cir. Cream leather sec sofa & ottoman, 8x11rug, home goods, sports card S UN. 9 2 . 3 4 60 N. Access Rd. Tringali corner of Pennell. INSIDE AND OUT WHOPPER OF A MOVING SALE!Sat, Feb 28, 9am ? 6131 Manasota Key Road. Everything Must Go. Dishes, Glass Sets, Tools, Office Supplies, Bike Helmets, Garden Tools, Samovars,Pictures, Electronics, CDs, DVDs, Furniture, YOU NAME IT! RAIN DATE: Sun, Mar. 1 RAIN/RAIN DATE MAR. 7 LAKE SUZYAREA GARAGE SALES6003 S AT 8 -1 2 7 0 4 9 S W Liverpool Rd. Sunnybreeze Christian Comm. garage sale! Antiques, crafts. Tea room Refreshments! (On US 17 S. of Ft. Ogden or N. of Live Oaks). S ATURDAY 8 AM2 PM. 13406 SW Pembroke Cir. Lake Suzy, FL. Cleaning out a housefull. Furniture, housewares, tools, yarn, patio set, grill, toys, decor. NOKOMIS/OSPREY GARAGE SALES6004 SUPER SALE @ 104 E. NIPPINO TR. FRI & SAT 8:30-2:30 LOTS! OFANTIQUES, FURNITURE,GLASSWARE, ALSOMODERNSOMETHINGFOREVERYONE. NORTH PORT GARAGE SALES6005 FRI SUN 8 2 . 3454 Trinity St. HUGE everything frm tools to stools, sm appl, furniture, misc GREAT PRICES GETRESULTS USECLASSIFIED! FRIS AT 7AM O N!1 08 Riverwalk Dr (Between River Rd & Ortiz Blvd). Village @ Riverwalk. YARD SALE! Selling 30 yrs of Accumulated Stuff. 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FRI SAT 8 2 . 21491 Seaton Ave., off Harbor Blvd. Lots of glassware and household misc. FRI .SAT . 8 2 23220 H art l ey Ave. lanai furn, new faucets, household, tools & much more FRI .SAT . 8AM 4 , MOV ING SALE!806 Springlake Blvd NW. Fine Jewelry, Household goods, Furniture, Tools. FRI .SAT ., 9 am? 3023 Conway Blvd. 3 FAMILY! Name Brand Jr., Ladies & Men`s Clothing, Shoes NIB, Jewelry (Vintage & New) 2 Slpr. Sofas, Glassware & GREAT STUFF! FRI/SAT . 9 2 . 21224 Winside Avenue. Between Quesada & Peachland. Tools, household, misc. FRIDAY O NLY 8 AM2 PM 2500 Aaron St. In Back Parking Lot. Clothing, Antiques, Lots of Great Furn., Household, Sm. appliances, & Much More! SAT 8 2 24437 H arborview Rd. ANNUAL COMM , Mary Lu Park. Furn, clothes, misc. Food/bake sale. SAT 9 3 SUN 9 1 27071 Safe Haven Ln. Dining Room Set, Tools, 30+ Xmas Village Houses & Access. Something For Everyone! S ATURDAY O NLY . 8 2 . 25260 RAMPART BLVD DEEP CREEK. GARAGE SALE PT. CHARLOTTE/DEEP CREEK GARAGE SALES6006 S AT O NLY. 8 am. 574 Reading St. 3 FAMILY SALE! Vintage purses & hats, furniture, china, kitchen S AT. 9 3 60 1 S PRIN G LAKE BLVD. MULTI-FAMILY, A LITTLE BIT OF EVERYTHING. COME AND SEE! THURSDAY-FRIDAY 8AM-3PM 332 E Tarpon Blvd. Lots Of Miscellaneous Items and Rugs! PUNTAGORDA GARAGE SALES6007 FLEA MARKET TO BENEFIT THE VISUAL ARTS CENTER OF CHARLOTTE COUNTY. SAT. 2/28, 8AM-NOON 210 Maud St. Punta Gorda (Across from Fishermans Village.) Collectibles, Linens, Art Supplies, Household Goods, Garden & MORE!! FRI SAT . 8 1 . 2170 P a l m Tree Drive. Tools, jewelry collectibles. NO earl y sales. FRIS AT., 8 AM2 PM, 3024 Bayberry Ave. (off Aqui Esta) LOTS of GREAT Items! No Early Birds Please. FRIS UN. 8 AM2 PM, B S I, 405 LA SILA CT. Monoco, R on Tripoli, L on S. Crete Dr. Furn., Household, Tools, & More FRI. 9AM-6PM, SAT., 9AM-3PM & SUN., 9AM-1PM 539 Via CintiaP.GI DIR. West Marion, Left on Bal Harbor, Left on Columbian, Right on Via Centia. Sale is at the End of the Street)ESTATE SALE! Antiques, Lots of Tools & Misc, Glassware, Furniture, Collectibles, Oriental China Cabinet, Decanters, Oak Ent. Center, Dolls, Cedar Chest, BBQ Grill, Men`s Clothing, Knives, Nautical Items, Linens, Books, & MUCH MORE! FRI .SAT . 9 2 16170 Trading Post Rd. INDOOR MOVING SALE Antiques, glassware, collectibles, furn., household, & patio Furn. NO EARL Y BIRDS DOOR OPENS at 9am. PUNTAGORDA GARAGE SALES6007 FRIDAYS ATURDAY 8 2 27035 Notre Dame Blvd. NO EARLY BIRDS! Something For Everyone! PARKHILL BAZAAR , RAFFLE & BAKE SALE SAT 9-2 10101 Burnt Store Rd. 20+ Vendors! Crafts, Food, Drinks, & Entertainment. S AT 8 -1 C HARLEV O I CONDOS HUGE Yard & Bake Sale. (Behind Four Points by Sheraton). Furniture, Collectibles, Antiques, Clothing And Much More! S AT 8 : 30 2 11 8 S ullivan St Punta Gorda Womens Club. Housewares, clothing, small appliances, much more! S AT 9 2 3989 S an Pietro Crt. Just Moved In & No Room For It All! Kitchen, Dining, Office, Den, Bedroom, Decorative, Utilities, Garage, Tools, ladies Clothing Sz 4-6, Sterling Jewelry, Osmosis & PCA Products, Power Chair, Lots More! S AT MAR C H 7, 9 -4 4 088 Duncan Rd. 3,000 Sq Ft Indoor .Multi-Estate Sale. 1 Day Only. Antiques, Fishing, Tools, Clothing, Furniture, Collectibles. Too Much To Mention! SAT ONLY 8AM-1PM RIVER BAY DR. -PG *BY THE SEA COMMUNITY* SALE! Household wicker, bed spreads, pictures,ETC SAT ONLY . 8 2 . G regg s Auto, Corner of 41 & Olympia. SUPPORT RELAY FOR LIFE S ATS UN. 8 3 . 7511 CARISSA. IN BURNT STORE MEADOWS. TOO MUCH TO LIST. MOST ITEMS NEW WITH TAGS. S AT. 8 -1 2 BURNT STORE PRESBYTERIAN Churchs Annual Treasure & Treat Sale! Lots of Items & Baked Good SAT. Feb 28th 8-2 4575 Riverside Dr. HUGE ESTATE & YARD SALE Furniture, Tools, Glass, PRICED To SELL! SAT . ONLY 8AM 12PM 123 E. CHARLOTTE AVE. SHOP CLOSING, EVERYTHING $1.00 ROTONDAAREA GARAGE SALES6008 FRIS AT 8 -1 2 22 4 Albatross Rd. 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Jim 941-623-8779 BALLANTINE BEER C L OC K Battery operated. $35 941-764-8669 BASEBALL CARDS 1948 Bowmen good condition. $5 810-210-9553 BASEBALL CARDS 1950 bowmen very good. $5 810210-9553 BA S EBALL C ARD S Nellie Fox rookie v.g. $125 810-2109553 BIRD CAGE 8 x 8 x 14h w / rn d metal stand 63tall $50 941639-0838 BUD LI G HT Metal S ign Rizzo Character $25 941-764-8669 BUD MILLENIUM B ott l e /4 Glasses Limited edition $35 941-764-8669 C HE SS TABLE O ld 1 6 x 1 6 top 1920s $79 941-347-8003 CHINA SET H armony H ouse serves 12 $250 941-6374668 C L O WN CO LLE C TI O N Many to choose from. $20 941-6295418 COIN CANADA 1859 I st one cent xf $50 941-697-6592 CO IN NEWF O UNDLAND 1907 one cent rare $50 941697-6592 CO LLE C T O R S PLATE S (8) orig boxes & papers ea $10 941-639-1517 CO MI C B OO K S Vintage 1970s and up each $1 941474-1776 FURNITURE6035 SO FA BEI G E leather very good cond. $250 941-497-2853 TABLE &C HAIR S S olid O ak table w/4 chairs exc. $150 941-916-2178 TABLE G LA SS T O P 38 Square Beveled Good $25 941-423-9371 TABLE G LA SS T O P 45 Round 1/4 thick Good $25 941-423-9371 TABLE HI T O P 4 0 granite, 2 stools $300 941-914-1770 TABLE SET w i t h 4 c h a i rs, Light Solid Oak. With Leaf $150 941-423-6278 TELEVISION STAND I n d ar k wood. $50 941-629-5418 TEMPLE/STUART WOOD Hutch excellent $300 941475-8012 TV ARMOIRE Great shape. Can deliver. $100 941-879-3334 TV STAND WITH DRAWS WICKER LOOK $25. 231-5479382 ELECTRONICS6038 BLU-RAY PLAYER L G Wi Fi. Streams Netflix $10 941-7438752 C D/DVD PLAYER S ony $20 941-698-9798 DI S H TVREM O TE f or 2 nd tv call BOB $8 262-309-3657 OUTDOOR WIRELESS SPEAKERS NIB $75 941-876-1923 PLAYSTATION 2 35 games i ncluded. $100 941-275-7325 RECEIVER Mi nt. Y ama h a RX V1600 $199 941-473-1730 S URR O UND SO UND PI O NEER 5 Disc DVD $70 941626-9027 TV 57BI G SC REEN G ood shape. $350 941-626-9027 XBOX 25 games i nc l u d e d . $100. 941-275-7325 TV/STEREO/RADIO6040 FREE 19 (2) TV -great con di tion 410-271-1463 SPEAKERS 2 d ua l IN/OUT 10/80W 25m WF 20M TWT $40 941-625-8757 S URR O UND S Y S TEM S amsung + Subwoofer $40 941235-1910 TV 24 wor ki ng great con di tion $25 410-271-1463 TV 32JVC per f ect . $65 941-496-9252 TV 50 PROJECTION T os hib a Great Picture $25 941-6258757 TV SANYO 24 Fl at S creen Older w/remote $25 941-4933851 TV S 4 6 S amsung $300 , 32 Toshiba $100, 19 Samsung $50 330-962-2578 COMPUTER EQUIPMENT6060 17 MONITOR Perfect cond, not a flat panel $10 941-743-2656 CO MPUTER BA G LEATHER on wheels like new $20 419973-7514 CO MPUTER DE S K working stn, exc cond. $125 941-6293490 CO MPUTER WINXP w/ MS Office. Runs great $25 941-743-2656 DE S K /HUT C H/FILE C B Excel Cond /60L $125 941-6614576 DI G ITAL S LIDE/FILM S canner New in box $30 941-661-6347 MEM O RY C ARD 1 G B laptop like new $5 419-973-7514 FURNITURE6035 GLASS TABLE 30 roun d/ w 2 metal chairs vgc $50 941697-8732 HEADB O ARD f ull size ? $50 941-879-3334 HEADBOARD QUEEN w i c k er great condition $50 941-8330041 HEADB O ARD, S IDERAIL S , footboard, Oak, King$75 941-916-5570 HUT C H DE S K 4 drawers with 2 shelves. $200 941-6295418 IBUYFURNITURE Or anything of value! 941-485-4964 KITCHEN TABLE + 5 c h a i rs table glass top, metal base 3X5Chairs wood $185 941228-0159 KIT C HEN TABLE, Droplea f , 36 x 40 mica top $30 941-6503714 LIFT C HAIRRE C LINER good condition. $250 941-2683672 LIVIN G R OO M S ET couch ,loveseat, chair $500 941-6269027 LOVE SEAT D ua l R ec li ners. 3 Yrs Old. Orig $700, asking $300 574-276-0581 L O VE S EAT, FABRI C greenish/good condition $99 941-275-5837 MATTRESS & BOX . New Will Sell $100. 941-629-5550 MIRRORED BUFFET go ld sides rest mirror $160 941626-7311 NIGHT STAND A nt i que S o lid Wood need finish $40 941223-7446 PARSON CHAIRS 8 cr me Parson chairs,clean $400 941-429-8221 PATIO CHAIR CUSHIONS 4 . 18Dia Olive Green $25 941-379-5586 PATIO SET 48 g l ass ta bl e 3 swivel chairs $135 941-6132434 PI C TURE S (2) & LAMP S GO LF THEME $10/ea. 231-5479382 RECLINER L azy B oy. $35 941-629-8138 RE C LINER LAZYB O Y Like New $250 941-255-8883 RECLINER tea l l eat h er G oo d Condition $125 906-3223198 RE C LINER S (2) Leatherette Rocker Recliners. Brown. Very Good Condition! $125. Firm 941-380-2083 RE C LINER S , LEATHER Each clean $200 941-916-5570 RE C LININ G SO FA Very good used, green upholstery. $75 941-698-1633 SHELVING RATAN ex con d $350 708-860-6055 SLEEPER SOFA an d l ove seat good condition $175 330-5063429 SLEEPER SOFA Lik e N ew ! $100 941-735-0802 S LEEPER SO FA Q ueen, Neutral Colors. Exc. Cond. $150 815-545-9503 SLEEPER SOFA T an M ute d Floral 84 $65 941-697-5325 SOFA & LOVESEAT I vory w/tapestry pillows exc $450 609-350-2655 SO FA BED in excellent condition pull out bed never used. $75 941-698-1633 SO FA BED Q ueen Beige w / muted pattern. Ex.Cond. $175 941-497-2880 SOFA B rown L eat h er W N a il Head Trim Good con $250 941-627-5729 SOFA DARK G reen, 7 w i t h matching Chair and extra pillows. $150 941-275-7160 SO FA TABLE All wood, 60X16X30 $100 941-681-6417 SO FA, TV S TAND, C ARPET Like New $350 716-228-1198 FURNITURE6035 BOXSPRING REGULAR s i ze Good condition. $10 941423-7771 BUFFET, CO FFEE + End Tables pale yellow $275 941-2280159 COFFEE TABLE Beveled glass / 50X25X15 $99 941-681-6417 COFFEE TABLE Lif t-top sectional coffee table $100 614582-2628 COFFEE TABLE R oun d , 36 i n., Faux Marble $75 941-6232227 CO MPUTER DE S K hutch f ilecabinet excel cond 60L $125 941-661-4576 COMPUTER DESK ma h ogany, exc cond $250 941-627-5278 CO U C H & L O VE S EAT bassett furniture$500 410-382-7394 COUCH L azy B oy. E n d R ec li ners $50 941-629-8138 CO U C H Wicker & rocker white ex cond $500 708-860-6055 COUCH , FABRIC 90X36X36/blue/delivery $199 941-275-5837 CO U C H, LZB O Y, Light Brown Leather, ends recline, discoloration where people sit. Like exc. cond $250 941-629-9827 COUCH , RED , FAUX SUEDE 83x36x32 $149 941-275-5837 DAYBED FRAME Exc. cond, cream, metal $60 724-6128305 DE S K C HAIR Ex C ond. Leather. Pics $35 941-5646883 DE S K f or C omputer student/household/business $30 614-582-2628 DESK SM ROLL TOP $150 941-505-0094 DE S K WITH HUT C H and draws includes chair $25. 231-5479382 DINETTE S ET Off White with Walnut Formica Top $65 941697-5325 DINETTE SET WOOD CHAIRS & TABLETOP $150 941-681-6417 DININ G R OO M Ethan Allen Walnut Buf/Table $350 941697-5325 DINING ROOM SET W/6 CHAIRS $400 941-697-6553 DININ G S ET 36 round table/4 chairs/wood $250 941-681-6417 DINING SET 45 g l ass top table & chairs $450 732-7400895 DINING SET All glass table/six wood chairs $349 941-275-5837 DINING SET Broyhil,48glass,4 pad chairs,exc. $225 941-5052973 DININ G S ET nice wood table w leaf 4 uph chrs $75 765469-9018 DININ G S ET outdoor resin f urniture $200 941-681-6417 DININ G S ET Table & 4 chairs, wood top, black legs, Good cond. $50 231-547-9382 DINING TABLE R oun d 42 in.,Faux Marble $125 941623-2227 DRESSER 6/DRAWERS ex. cond. lined drawers $200 941-249-1829 ENTERTAINMENT ARM O IRE TV TO 37 $75 970-471-5596 ENTERTAINMENT C ENTER 3 pcs/whitewash $199 941-275-5837 ENTERTAINMENT S TAND Thomasville, Cherry, $400. Accent Stands $50 each & Rug $50 330-962-2578 FL OO R S EAT S (2) round, red & blue $150 941-429-8221 FL O RAL L O VE S EAT G ood Condition $100 906-3223198 FUTON COUCH f u ll s i ze woo d frame, Forrest green color $50. 231-547-9382 HOUSEHOLD GOODS6030 PICTURE , LARGE . Palm Tropical plants 32x25 $35 941-356-0129 PI C TURE/ GO LF Lrg, Mahogany Frame new cond. Orig $275 now $99 941-423-1125 PILL O W S HAM S twin, peach & cream floral, 2/ $6 941-6390838 P O P CO RN MA C HINE Retro. New in Box. $60 941-421-9984 POT W/COVER R evere W ear 6 Qt. GC $12 941-473-1026 RADIANT BARRIER F o il Insulation 4 x 250 $109 941-441-0252 RU G 5x7. brns. pastels. area rug ex. cond. $60 941-2352203 RU G , Wool Art Rug, Thick $28 5 941-228-0159 S EWIN G MA C HINE 1950s w/cab zigzag A+ $100 941-743-2656 S M O RE S MAKER C asamoda, new, in box, $8 941-626-2123 S T OC K P O T, C orning Visions, 4.5 liter. $20. 941-225-5120 SWIMMING POOL LOUNGE Like new. $70 941-876-3908 TABLE C L O TH 66 X 8 4 wht embr trim 8 naps new $15 941-697-0501 TABLESKIRT` ROUND , cream w/ blue fringe; $6 941-6390838 W ATER COO LER and heater good condition $50 941-2237446 W ATERF O RD C RY S TAL desk/mantle clock oval $75 517-414-8927 WATERFORD LISMORE c l oc k square offset $50 517-4148927 HOLIDAYITEMS6031 DECORATIONS P r. Ch r i stmas Trees. 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New Will Sell $100. 941-629-5550 BED FRAME METAL ki ng or queen 2 ec cond $20 941276-0814 BED FULL new mat @ box $150 941-426-1478 BED TRUNDLE 1 M attress E x cond $125 517-740-9055 BEDBOARDS tw i n w i c k er white $40 941-833-0041 BEDROMSET 5PC Q n. woo d $125 941-681-6047 BEDR OO M S ET Formica 4 pieces sacrifice . $425 941496-9252 BEDROOM SET O a k T w i n dresser, chest w topper, nitestand $385 941-258-1592 BEDR OO M S ET queen 5 piece all wood exc. $275 941204-3241 BEDROOM SET Q ueen. 7 Piece Dark Laquered Wood. $450 941-626-2040 BEN C H S EAT C U S HI O N hand painted $350 941-429-8221 0Loll,QDaa


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VENICE 941-485-7015 PRINTERCO PIER S TYLU S CX5400 all-one stand alone $25 941-639-0838 RESTAURANT SUPPLIES6225 C A S H RE G I S TER S harp, electronic, Model XE-A102 $60; Fire Extinguisher Badger Wet Chemical 6 liters $100 941-426-4787 C L O TH NAPKIN S Restaurant quality napkins. $300 941-7404300 DI S HE S 7 0 restaurant dishes, asst sizes, $500 941-7404300 G RIDDLE S TAR max, electric, 36, 3 thermostats $1,000 941-426-4787 IMPERIAL CHARBROILER 32 x 24,on stand. $300 941-421-9984 BIRDS6231 COCKITIELS PEARL FEMALE & Gray male 10mths old $130. (941)-270-8206 Englewood CATS6232 N O TI C E: S tatute 5 8 5.1 9 5 states that all dogs and cat s sold in Florida must be at leas t eight weeks old, have an offi cial health certificate and prop er shots, and be free of intes tinal and external parasites. w,,IooooooooLaftoftL0440,LOW,0o rVAYV9 WN h S-SLWI,1 111 1 1 1


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Cond. $2,995/ obo ***SOLD!!*** 2003 LINCOLN TOWN-CAR 79,150 K, new tires, brakes, landau top, window tint, excellent condition. $5,500 obo 603-490-3924 MERCURY7100 1999 MERCURY SABLE , 46,182 mi, Low mileage 46K Auto V6 3.4 FWD Great Condition A/C All Power, $3,300 713-306-7648 2003 MER C URY G RANDMARQUIS LS Premium 122K mi, $4,500 941-629-0410 SATURN7135 PRO POWER AUTO SALES4140 Whidden Blvd Port Charlotte, 33980 01 L200 Sedan $3,175 02 L200 Sedan$3,599 04 Vue SUV $4,200 04 Vue SUV, AWD $4,599 06 Vue 4 cyl $5,200 07 Vue $5,495 06 Vue 6cyl $5,899 08 Vue XE $8,299 07 Sky Conv.$8,850 07 Outlook XE 8 pass $8,999 07 Outlook XR 8 pass$9,450 Used Saturn Parts & Service941-627-8822 USED CAR DEALERS7137 Mattas Motors 941-916-9222 Buy Here Pay Here SPG AUTO SALES 941-575-7076 11069 Tamiami Trail, PG Buy Here Pay Here WE FINANCE EVERYONE MUSTHAVEINCOME& ACURA7145 20 1 0 A C URAT S X 72K MI $14,911 855-280-4707 DLR 20 11 A C URA MDX 50K MI $29,990 855-280-4707 DLR 20 1 2 A C URARL NAV 8,977 MI $32,990 855-280-4707 DLR AUDI7147 2006 AUDI A4 C B Q3 CONV 37K MI $14,990 855-280-4707 DLR w,,IooooooooLaft%ftooM 3q.LOOKLoweLoweMATTAS MOTORS941-916-9222"SAVING YOU MONEY NATTERSa : AT NAITAS MOTORS"'----7 JUNXCAL'SW,4N7EIILi. # 179609VI --2


Friday, February 27, 2015 E/N/C The Sun Classified Page 23 MOTOR HOMES/ RVs7380 1999 WINNEBAGO Brave Class A 29, 74,439mi. extras, VGC. $17,500. 941-629-3536 2010 WINNEBAGO Via 25R, Class A, 19,950 mi, 15-17 MPG, Full body paint, 32 TV, 13 slide out, Automatic HWH Jacks. $69,950 941-493-5557 REDUCED 2015 WINNEBAGOS2014 Model CLEARANCE!NO .1 SELLING R V RV World Inc.of Nokomis FAMILYOWNED/OPERATEDFOR37 YRS2110 US 41,Nokomis I-75 Exit 195 2 20 0 1 1 5 5 R R O O A A D D T TR R E E K K# # 1 1 S SE E L L L L I I N N G GC CA A M M P P E E R RV VA A N NRV WORLDINCOFNOKOMISFAMILYOWNED/OPERATEDFOR37 YRS2110 US 41 I BUY TRAVEL TRAILERS, 5th Wheels Motor Homes & Trucks I Come to You! Call Dave Anytime. 813-713-3217 NEWHOLIDAYRAMBLERSA MUSTSEEMOTORHOMEMANYMODELSRV WORLD INC OF NOKOMISFAMILYOWNED/OPERATEDFOR37 YRS2110 US 41 NOKOMIS941-966-2182 RV Collision RepairsCustomer and Insurance Modern shop, quality work! FREE ESTIMA TES .RV WORLD Inc.of NokomisFAMILYOWNED/OPERATEDFOR37 YRS2110 US 41Nokomis 941-966-2182 RV SERVICE $PECIAL$ Lg. Parts Showroom Factory Warranty All models Wash & Hand Wax Brake Flush Roof Reseal RV Propane & Bottles Water Leak Test Dog Port-a-potties RV Wash New Tires & BalanceRV WORLD INC.of Nokomis FAMILYOWNED/OPERATEDFOR37 YRS2110 US 41 Nokomis, 941-966-2182 RVSWANTEDCASH/CONSIGN/TRADECALL: MARKRV WORLD INC OF NOKOMISFAMILYOWNED/OPERATEDFOR37 YRS2110 US 41 NOKOMIS941-966-2182 SATURN TOW-CARS Starting at $2,500. Blue-Ox Tow hitches sold & installed. THE SATURN GUYS PRO-POWER AUTO SALES 4140 Whidden Blvd PC 33980 (941) 627-8822. WANTED All Motor Homes, TTs, 5th whls, PopUps, Vans conversion & passenger, cars & trucks. CASH paidon the spot for quick sale. 941-347-7171 TRAILER & ACCESSORIES7341 TRAILER 2008 GVR 5X8, 2200LBS, $1500 CALL 941-204-3811 TIRE S , TRAILER S even tires. 10 12 and 13 Nothing over $45 941-625-0340 TRAILER HITCH 2 x 2 2 B a ll 5 3/4 drop $20 941-9799931 TRAILER HITCH x 2 2b a ll 5 3/4 drop $20 941-9799931 CYCLES/MOPEDS/ SCOOTERS7360 2000 H/D FXDS CONV 23K Mi. All orig, very good condition. Always garaged $5990 203-695-2880 2008 HARLEY DAVIDSON FAT BOY Custom intake, Vance & Hines exhaust. Garage kept, Ex cond. 12k miles. Priced for Quick Sale $11,000 941-615-7568 2009Suzuki GZ 250. Low miles Helmet included $1,800 941-916-0470 HARBOR SCOOTERS for all your scooter needs... 3315 Tamiami Trl. PG We Repair Scooters too! 941-347-8705 Sym Scooters Are here! ATV7365 200 4 ARTI C C at A.T.V. 2 5 0 4X4 Low hours, excellent cond. $ 2200 OBO. 941-468-3046 CAMPERS/ TRAVELTRAILERS7370 20 2011 SKYLINE TT Sleeps 4. Air/Heat. Many Extras. Like New. $13,000 941-474-2362 2002 L ance T ruc k C amper Model 820. Short Bed. Exc. Cond. $8,700 941-497-2190 2007 CROSSROADZINGER 27, sleeps 6-8, exc. cond. $7,500, OBO 941-423-9718 OR 941-504-4858 BUY LOCAL$ $ $ SAVE$ $ $ SKIP EPPERS RVS941-639-6969 Punta Closed Sunday & Monday SAILBOATS 7331 8 S AILIN G DIN G HY with oars, light weight, almost new $595 863-465-7554 Lake Placid HOBIE CAT16 H o bi e C at Trailer available $500 207696-3843 MISC. BOATS7333 12 CUSTOM BOAT Custom Boat, trailer, Nissan 5n/w, bimini, depth fndr, + more $950 941-815-8218 15 SQ bck G ruman C , trailer, new motor, boating gear. $2,000 OBO. 941-421-9760. BOATSTORAGE/ DOCKING7336 DEEP WATER BOAT DOCK , P.G.I. In Isles,$150 per mo, up to 25ft. 941-626-9652 MARINE SUPPLY & EQUIP.7338 ANCHOR FORTRESS FX 23 15 lb high-tensile rust proof allo y . $150 941-350-6491 B O AT PR O PELLER S tainless Quicksilver Laser $70 941423-9371 BOAT SEATS (2) f o ldi ng canvas navy $60 941-637-4668 BOOK Ch apman Pil ot i ng S ea & Sm Boat Handling LN $15 941697-0501 EVENRUDE 39HP , l ong s h a f t $499 941-650-1258 FL BOAT c h arts Mi sc b oat charts Fl $25 941-223-8308 KAYAK R OO F RA C K Thule 830 Exc. Cond. $80 941-5052672 NAVY ANCHOR 15 lb . w / 6 f t. galvanized chain. $25.00. 941 266 2036. O IL 2 C Y C LE 3 G allons Evinrude/Johnson $15.00 ea/ or both $45 941-575-8736 TROLLING MOTOR Minnkota 75lb electric $325 941-485-1838 CANOES/ KAYAKS7339 12 FISHING KAYAK Paddle, vest $475 607-437-1025 TRAILER & ACCESSORIES7341 2014 TRIPLE CROWN TRAILER 6x16 $1900 941-916-9222 Dlr. 2014 TRIPLE CROWN TRAILER 7x16 Car Hauler 941-916-9222 Dlr. 6X10 TRAILER $2,095 941-916-9222 Dlr. 6 X1 2 S IN G LE Axel. Barn Door in rear, single door on side. Hullmark. $1,750 941-268-1471 6 X 8 M O T O R C Y C LE trailer, good cond. $200 502-5588460 Punta Gorda COMPLETE HD 15000 lb wt Dist. Reese Hitch w/2 sway bars, $200 firm 941-916-1923 R O Y S TRAILER CO UNTRY NewPre-Owned CargoUtility Trailers Parts Repairs-Tires Welding. We BUY Trailers! Trades Welcome. Open Sundays 10am-3pm Ask For Shawn. 941-575-2214 4760 Taylor Rd P.G. BOATS-POWERED7330 18 1992 PROCRAFT Combo fishing/ski boat, 150 Mariner engine w/100 hrs, trailer, 2 new seats. $3,900 941-204-6289 20 1996 FUN DECK HURRICANE 100HP Merc Oil inj. Live Well, 2007 Continental Alum Tandem Trailer, Very good Cond. $4,800 570-985-7579 Engl. 20 ROBALO CC , 150h p E v i nrude, Rebuilt power head and lower unit. Many extras, boat & trailer $7,800 941-698-0722 20 Team Sailfish, 1996 w / trailer. Ctr console, Yamaha 130 2 stroke w/SS prop, EC $6,900 941-626-4571 or 941-627-5777 REDUCED 21 HURRICANE03 Center console 150 Yamaha F.I, low hrs, Garmin GPS, compass, porta potty room & much more. Well maintained; Bargain at $9,900 sold sold sold 22 HURRICANE DECK BOAT 115HP Yamaha 4 stroke outboard, Garmin Navagation system, Tandem 3 wheel trailer. $7,000 sold sold sold 27 SEARAY 1987 268 SUNDANCER freshwater, 454 Chevy, Cary on A/C Sleeps 6 New items, inclds trailer $10,500 937-750-7620 28 LARSON 280 Cabrio : NEW fuel tank, pumps, starters, batts, new SB engine, PT refurb, carbs rebuilt, w/ raft & MUCH more! Can fax/email list 2 U. $17,900. 941-697-3335 REDUCED 29 6 Regal Commodore 2002 Twin IO, AC, Radar, GPS, Canvas Camper Covers. Electric Toilet, TV, VCR, Windless, Generator. Loaded. $32,000 OBO 508-942-4600 JUST REDUCED SAILBOATS 7331 17 VICTORIA SAIL BOAT inclds trailer & motor. $4,500 303-517-4266 Punta Gorda TRUCKS/ PICK-UPS7300 2002 FORD F 150 92K MI $10,987 855-481-2060 DLR 2004 D o d ge R am1500 LIke New w/ Cap. 93k MI $10,995 941-916-9222 DLR 20 1 0 D O D G E RAM-15 00 SLT 74K MI $15,950 855-481-2060 DLR APPLY NOW DONTWAIT. DRIVETODAYGUARANTEEDCREDIT 2013 GMC SIERRA 1500 EXT CAB 17K MI $31,989 855-242-9258 DLR SPORTUTILITY/ VEHICLES7305 2004 FORD EXPLORER XLT, Runs Good! $3,000. 908-4820332 (Port Charlotte) 20 1 2 D O D G E J O URNEY DAIMLER 15K MI $16,897 855-481-2060 DLR BOATS-POWERED7330 14 MCKEE CRAFT CAT CA Y 50hp Yamaha, with bimini top $2,750 941-637-4668 1 6 2003 RAN G ER G H OS T FLATS BOAT 90 HP Yamaha. 24VTM Pole Platform. Alum. Ranger Trailer. CC. Stored. SIndoors. $11,900 901-277-2200 16 FLATS & BAY 90hp Yamaha, Flats jack, Polling platform, Trolling motor,Power Pole, Live bait/fish well On board battery charger Smart tabs, Swing tongue trailer $14,000 obo 941-408-3020 16 STING RAY 55HP M erc, alumn Trailer, Fish or Ski, Just Servd, $3,000 OBO See at Ainger Creek Marina 941-4742487 or 941-473-2412 17 SEARAY 1994 Mercruiser 3.0 I/O, Alum Trailer. $3,500 419-236-6599 (Venice) 17 TAHOEQ3, Run About. 2002 Mercruiser 3.0L I/O, Incl. Trailer w/ Surge Brakes, New Bimini Top. Excellent Condition! $7,500. 937-382-0009 19 2006 GODFREY PONTOON Sweetwater Series. 8 Beam, Bimini Cover, AM/FM/CD, Live Well, 2 Anchors w/ Line, Fish Finder, GPS, Outboard Yamaha T50TLR 4 Stroke, Porta POtty, 3 Fish Chairs. 109 Hours On Motor. $9,680 941-639-5723 AUTOS WANTED7260 WE BUY CARS RUNNING OR NOT! $400 CASH + UP Frank 941-276-0204 AUTO PARTS/ ACCESSORIES7270 700R TRANS . GM $490 786-306-6335 A/C COMPRESSOR GM $95 786-306-6335 BUFFER $20 941 979 9931 C AR CO VER $20 9 41-5758881 CAR STANDS $25 941 223 8308 GM CARB . qua d ra j et $85 786-306-6335 HITCH $75 941 916 9023 LEBRA '02 '04 T oyota C amry Front End Cover $39 b/o 941-676-2019 MOULDING , ELCAMINO $150 786-306-6335 RADIO CAR R a di o w i t h C/d player $90 941-698-9798 SPARE WHEEL AND TIRE Toyota Camry 195/70/R14 $45 941-676-2019 TIRE S ( 4 ) $ 15 0 9 41-74 0 4300 TIRES N ew ta k e o ff s start i n g @ $39.95 Installed & Balanced Call for Inventor y 941-639-5681 VANS7290 1999 FORD E-150 work van, Factory installed shelving for supplies, good tires very dependable $2495 513-602-5455 2007 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY LMTD Van. 78k mi $10,795 941-916-9222DLR 2012 DODGE G ran d C aravan W HEELCHAIR van, 10 lowered floor & ramp. 941-870-4325 TRUCKS/ PICK-UPS7300 1996 DODGE 1500 Sport w/ bed cover. Exc Con. 125K MI. $3,900 203-695-2880 2006 DODGE DAKOTA SLT 4 DR Quad Cab. Mag V8. 29K Mi $11,500 941-639-3809 2007 DODGE RAM 3500 Quad Cab, Only 56K Miles! Fully Loaded, Banks Power Pack, Tow Pkg. Excellent Cond! $26,000. Blue Book Price $33,000. 941-268-8091 STOCK PHOTO 2007 TOYOTA TACOM A 4X4, Dbl Cab Long Bed, Tow Pckg, Great Cond., 80K, $15,000 OBO *SOLD 1st day* 1 1 .Amair jSt fCabAHacny:ir-AA -r 3e'4407ttMod


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