Charlotte sun herald

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Charlotte sun herald
Uniform Title:
Charlotte sun herald (Charlotte Harbor, Fla. : 1995)
Running title:
Sun herald
Place of Publication:
Charlotte Harbor, FL
Sun Coast Media Group- Robert E. Lee - Publisher - Jim Gouvellis - Executive Editor
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Newspapers -- Charlotte Harbor (Fla.) ( lcsh )
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United States -- Florida -- Charlotte -- Port Charlotte
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Also issued on microfilm from Crest Technologies.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Vol. 103, no. 225 (Aug. 13, 1995)-
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"An edition of The Sun Herald."

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University of Florida
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Copyright Sun Coast Media Group. Permission granted to University of Florida to digitize and display this item for non-profit research and educational purposes. Any reuse of this item in excess of fair use or other copyright exemptions requires permission of the copyright holder.
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SARASOTA „ Progress toward a new courthouse for South County will take a step forward if Sarasota County commissioners approve a pair of contracts during its meeting Tuesday. As part of their consent agenda, commissioners are being asked to approve a $1.5 million contract with DLR Group Inc. of Palmetto for architectural services for the proposed four-court courthouse adjacent to the R.L. Anderson Administration Center. The second contract is for $280,000 with Halfacre Construction Co. of Sarasota to serve as the construction manager for the project. Besides the courthouse, the contracts also include remodeling for the Anderson building to accommodate the growing needs of the constitutional of“cers and Planning and Development Services. Proposed plans dictate that the constitutional of“cers will remain on the “rst ”oor of the building. For 11 years, the county has sought ways to improve the delivery of judicial services in South County, recognizing both the growth in the area and that the current courtroom facilities located on the second ”oor of the building do not meet modern operational standards. In October 2016, commissioners selected the new four-courtroom courthouse from several options developed by staff and court administration and vetted by attorneys from South County who routinely practice at the Anderson complex. And in February 2017, commissioners added the project to the capital improvements program by a unanimous vote. Funding for both contracts, according to a staff memo, is available from justice facility impact fees and the court fee in the capital improvements fund. Commissioners will meet South County courthouse contracts to be consideredBy WARREN RICHARDSONSUN CORRESPONDENTCONTRACTS | 4 SUN PHOTO BY ANNE EASKER Jamie Walton stands at the front desk of the Wayne Foundation in Englewood.Wayne Foundation supports survivorsWhen Jamie Walton was a 14-year-old living in Venice, she spent every other weekend ”ying from Florida to Atlanta to see the 46-year-old man shed met and started a romantic relationship with online. During her visits, he told people she was 19 years old, and sometime over the course of the weekend, he would ask her to have sex with a total stranger. His selling point to get me to do it was that it would make him happy,Ž Walton said. And I wanted him to love me, because I came from a very abusive background and my mom was a drug addict. So living at home in Florida, I was completely miserable.Ž Walton tried turning to the police and other family members about her moms drug addiction and the abuse she suffered at home, but nobody seemed to listen. So thats kind of what drove me into this guys arms was just needing rescue almost,Ž she said. And he honestly did position himself as my rescuer. He positioned my mom as the bad guy and really set himself up as a counterpoint to that, like, Oh, well, Im gonna marry you. Im gonna make sure youre safe.Ž At the time, there were no federal or state laws to address what was happening to her. Human traf“cking wasnt a crime, and Walton didnt view herself as a victim. I did not know what was happening to me was even prostitution „ the word we would have used for it back then,Ž she said. There was no money exchanging in and out of my hands. But I would “nd out later there was compensation happening between the people he was asking me to have sex with and him.ŽScope of the problemThe U.S. Department of Homeland Security de“nes human traf“cking as modern day slavery involving the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. Last year, the National Human Traf“cking Hotline received 1,601 calls from Florida, a small decrease from 1,623 calls in 2016. However, the number of cases reported rose from 555 to 604. The state ranks third for the number of total reports, behind California and Texas. Reported numbers are likely lower than reality, and the number of convictions are even lower. It is hard to prove, because it requires multiple agencies to coordinate their efforts as well as very traumatized victims having the emotional availability on our time schedule,Ž said Assistant State Attorney Francine Donnorummo, special victims chief in the 20th Judicial Circuit.By ANNE EASKERSTAFF WRITER National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888 TTY: 711 Text: 233733 U.S. Department of Justice Hotline: 1-888-428-7581 Florida Abuse Hotline: 1-800-962-2873 € Signs of physical and sexual violence, such as: unexplained bruises, black eyes, cuts, or marks € Fear, anxiety, depression, submission, tension, and/or nervousness € Hyper-vigilant or paranoid behavior € Children and youth often express interest in, or are in relationships with adults or older men € Evidence of controlling or dominating relationships, including: repeated phone calls from a boyfriendŽ and/or excessive concern about displeasing a partner € Unexplained shopping trips or possession of expensive clothing, jewelry, or a cellphone could indicate the manipulation of an exploiter € Not in control of their own money € Secrecy about whereabouts € Unaccounted for time, vagueness concerning whereabouts, and/or defensiveness in response to questions or concerns € Keeping late-night or unusual hours € Use of lingo or slang from the lifeŽ among peers, or referring to a boyfriend as DaddyŽ € A tattoo that he or she is reluctant to explain may be the result of tattooing or branding by a pimp € New clothes, or getting hair or nails done with no financial means to do this independently € May be trained to lie about their age. A childs appearance and/or actions can contradict the information they give. Be sensitive to clues in behavior or appearance that could indicate a child is underage. € Personal information such as: age, name, and/or date of birth might change with each telling of his or her story, or the information given might contradict itself € No identification or is not in control of his or her identification documents „ Source: DCFWARNING SIGNS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING GET HELPSURVIVORS | 4 VICTIM WAGES WAR ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING The more things change in America, the more they seem to stay the same. Henry Adams, writing about his life in the early 1800s could have been writing about America of 2018. See if you can see yourself and America in these writings from almost 200 years ago. Politics, as a practice, whatever its professions, had always been the systematic organization of hatreds, and Massachusetts politics had been as harsh as the climate.Ž This sure sounds similar to todays toxic political climate. America is sometimes polarized between ”yover country and the coastal elites. But that view is not new. Though Quincy was but two hours walk from Beacon Hill, it belonged in a different world. For two hundred years, every Adams, from father to son, had lived within sight of State Street, and sometimes had lived in it, yet none had ever taken kindly to the town, or been taken kindly by it.Ž Yet he felt also that Quincy was in a way inferior to Boston and that socially Boston looked down on Quincy. The reason enough was clear enough even to a “ve-year-old child. Quincy had no Boston style. Ž Some folks think our Muslim and Hispanic immigrants dont share our values. That view of immigrants is not new.  To outsiders, immigrants, adventurers, it was easy, but the old Puritan nature rebelled against change. The reason it gave was Henry Adams words remain relevant in todays world DavidDUNNRANKINPRESIDENTDAVID | 4CALL US AT941-206-1000CHARLOTTE SUN Pulitzer Prize winner2 0 1 6 AN EDITION OF THE SUNVOL. 126 | NO. 112AMERICAS BEST COMMUNITY DAILY 40 percent chance of rainHigh 88 Low 68$3.00 www.yoursun.comTodays weather: GOOD MORNING Sunday, April 22, 2018 FUNERAL FOR BARBARA BUSH HELD IN HOUSTON Historian Jon Meacham bestowed the title rst lady of the greatest generationŽ on Barbara Bush while speaking to former presid ents, ambassadors and hundreds of other mourners inside the nations largest Episcopal church during her funeral Saturday. See The Wire 705252000753Sunday Edition $3.00THE SUN: Local Sports ..........10 Obituaries ...............5 Police Beat ............11 Viewpoint ............6-7 Calendar ..................8OUR TOWN: State .....................10 NEWS WIRE: Comics/Puzzles .........5-7 Nation ...................3,8 Weather ...................2 World .......................4 SPORTS: Lotto .......................2 Jobs ......................1-4Classifieds ..........5-11FLORIDACOAST JOBS: www.yoursun.comFIND US ONLINE CHARLIE SAYS ...Happy Earth Day! INSIDE


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The race for District 5 of“cially has two candidates: current Commissioner Jill Luke and as of Friday, Peter Bartolotta. Thats what Im known for is getting things done,Ž Bartolotta said. Ive decided to step up and serve the community I love.Ž Bartolotta is the founder of the North Port Economic Development Corporation as well as one of the founders of the Economic Advisory Board and believes his economic development knowledge will help him on the dais. Ive been working on economic development programs for the most part from the outside in and I thought it would be exiting and meaningful to work it from the inside out,Ž he said. (The groups) showed me the passion residents have for the city and I have business experience with Fortune 100 companies.Ž Bartolotta resigned from his post on the Economic Development Corporation in order to run for commissioner. He has lived in North Port for 25 years with his wife and four children. His son, Angel Bartolotta, owns Rockbox Music in North Port. Bartolotta believes his integration in the community will help his run for commissioner. Im blessed. How many parents can say children live in the same town?Ž he said. I would hope (my integration helps my campaign). The voters have an opportunity every four years to say what they like and what they want and have an opportunity to share their vision with elected of“cials. I believe elected of“cials need to make a commitment, saying This is what were going to do.Ž Some of the things Bartolotta wants to do includes starting a workforce education program at STC and becoming a heartŽ for innovation economy to create quality jobs. Some of the jobs are being rede“ned,Ž he said. People will be working for themselves with multiple streams of income, so if thats where the future is going, we need commissioners to look at that with how do we get there.Ž As for hot topic issues in North Port, Bartolotta said his opinions will come out as the campaign stretches on. As the campaign begins to unfold Ill be speaking to those and Im not prepared to speak on those now,Ž he said. But with the Economic Development Corporation master plan put forward, so many people ask Why arent we pursuing that? (The plan outlines economic tactics to take, one which includes bringing 1,700 jobs to the area). I dont know the answer, but I do know how to bring people together making those projects happen.ŽEmail: Peter Bartolotta runs for North Port commissionBy LAUREN COFFEY STAFF WRITER BARTOLOTTALittle Explorers at CHECBring your young ones to Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center, 10941 Burnt Store Road, Punta Gorda to explore native ecosystems and animals of Florida in a hands-on and exciting way. The Little Explorers program is for ages “ve and under, though older siblings are welcome. Each program will highlight a different topic through story-telling, puppets, games, hikes and more. These programs are free to the public with advance registration. 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Page 4 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 Donnorummo said her of“ce receives a handful of human traf“cking cases to review each year, but that number doesnt fairly quantify the amount of traf“cking thats actually happening in southwest Florida. In brothel situations, victims may rotated from brothel to brothel so its harder for authorities to “nd them. Of the 100 most populous cities in the U.S., Miami and Tampa were ranked fourth and 12th in the number of calls to the hotline per 100,000 people, based on data released last September. However, Walton said human traf“cking, and sex traf“cking in particular, is not just a big city problem. It tends to be a transient crime. Theres only one route to get from Miami to Tampa, and unfortunately traf“ckers are very smart,Ž she said. They dont just go to Miami and Tampa; they stop at all the little towns in between, knowing that the likelihood of law enforcement “nding them is slim to none.Ž Charlotte County has had zero human traf“cking arrests in recent years, though in 2016, an Ocala man was arrested by the Marion County Sheriffs Of“ce for allegedly traf“cking a female victim in “ve counties, including Charlotte. His trial is set to begin Monday. Lt. John Heck, commander of the Major Case Unit, said CCSO has received reports of human traf“cking, but detectives havent been able to substantiate the facts. I would imagine, as with anywhere, that its probably happened here,Ž Heck said. Every jurisdiction is touched by it somehow. They might be coming up from Lee County or down from Sarasota.Ž Just this March, an Orlando man was arrested in Sarasota County after a female jail inmate told detectives he had coerced her and another woman into prostitution, posting ads for them on the now defunct and regularly bringing them from Orlando to Sarasota to engage in sexual activity. He kept the money they earned while supplying them with just enough heroin to support their addictions, according to an arrest af“davit. His case is still pending in court. Advertisements on adult websites often list traf“cked women in multiple counties „ Charlotte, Sarasota, Lee and beyond „ which can be a tell-tale sign. Thats one of the things I ask law enforcement to look at when they look at these ads,Ž Walton said. If you see a woman advertised in Tampa last night, and shes in Charlotte County today, please think about that. Because people who identify as sex workers and prostitutes, they dont market themselves like that. They dont travel like that.ŽThe Wayne FoundationWalton never reported her own traf“cker to police; she simply told him she didnt want to see him anymore after about a year. He tried to emotionally manipulate her, saying he would kill himself, but she held her ground. The experience stuck with her, and in 2009, she reached out to “lmmaker Kevin Smith on Twitter and asked if he was aware the majority of human traf“cking victims in the United States are domestic victims „ citizens born and raised in the U.S. Although human traf“cking was kind of on the radar at that point, it was very much misinterpreted as a foreign issue,Ž she said. Reaching out to a celebrity was unlike her, but something pushed her, Walton said, and the two began a severalmonth conversation about her life and how she became a victim of human traf“cking. At one point, Walton mentioned wanting to work for a charity, and Smith asked why she didnt start her own. Of course, Im talking to someone that lives in Ben Af”ecks old house, so Im like, Do you know that for the rest of us, theres been economic collapse?Ž Walton said. Smith asked if it would make a difference if he was a part of the charity, and suddenly, the Wayne Foundation was born. Smith named it after his favorite character, Batman, or Bruce Wayne. He said to me, I want to call it the Wayne Foundation because its the one time in my life Im going to be able to be Batman in real life. Im really going to be able to help people and save people,Ž Walton recalled. Now, nearly 10 years later, Walton devotes almost all her time and energy to the victims she can relate to personally. She supports them while speaking with law enforcement, in dependency and criminal court, and through medical procedures like rape kits. The foundation helps them with legal and mental health support, and Walton provides training to law enforcement agencies to help “ght the crime. Meanwhile, the Wayne Foundation is backed by Smith and his fundraising ideas. Those ideas include auctioning off costumes from his “lms „ like Zack and Miri Make a PornoŽ „ and his own clothes after he lost 100 pounds. I said to him a long time ago that neither one of us is a superhero, but together we make a superhero,Ž Walton said. Im the one thats engaging with clients and doing the work, and hes the one making sure were up and running.ŽCrimes against the vulnerableWaltons clients come from all over Southwest Florida. About 80 percent are children, and 20 percent are adults. The juveniles mostly meet their traf“ckers online, just like Walton did. Many are involved in child welfare services, just like she was the entire time she was being traf“cked. Their entire world is chaos and emotional pain, so who better to target than a 12-, 14-, 15-year-old girl whos in foster care?Ž she said. You know, and on top of it, whos going to look for them? Whos going to be the one “ghting for them if not a parent?Ž She tries to ful“ll the same needs in her clients lives that their traf“ckers found and exploited, whether thats emotional support, food, clothing, or simply spending money. I “gure that out and then I insert myself into that persons position,Ž she said. Like, Oh he took you to get your nails done? Ill take you to get your nails done. You wanted a ride to the mall? I can give you a ride to the mall. Such simple things that can get them to stop engaging and stop calling and stop talking to them. He was providing emotional support? Well, you can call and text me anytime, and Im always going to be here.Ž For adult victims, theres typically less coercion and more fraud, often centered around drug addiction like the women in the recent Sarasota case. Victims receive drugs in return for sex acts, and over time, they tend to get less drugs, while giving up more money. One woman Walton worked with admitted to being an opioid addict and said her traf“cker forcibly injected her with meth to keep her up four days straight having sex with people. Walton knew she was telling the truth when she noticed the track marks on the outside, rather than the inside, of the womans arm. No one who uses needles sticks themselves over there,Ž she said. Its kind of hard to “nd a vein on the outside of your arm.ŽNeed for awarenessWhile awareness of human traf“cking has increased in recent years, theres more work to be done. Throughout southwest Florida, theres a big need for more shelters, especially for children. For those in foster care, few foster parents are equipped to meet the needs of a child whos been traf“cked. More basic community services would also help prevent traf“cking, Walton said „ simple things like public transportation and more advanced mental health services. I want traf“cking to not happen, and it happens because of vulnerabilities, so things that may seem minor to most people like not having a bus system „ it makes a huge swath of people vulnerable,Ž she said. But for average people, awareness is one of the most important things. The crime is thought to be widely underreported, because victims rarely self identify as victims and dont fully understand whats happening to them. Juveniles often feel they have a relationship with their traf“ckers, while adults may believe they have a business deal. Law enforcement has made big strides in recent years to better understand human traf“cking, and all sworn members of the Charlotte County Sheriffs Of“ce and the Sarasota County Sheriffs Of“ce are trained to identify the signs, spokespersons for both agencies con“rmed. At the Charlotte County Sheriffs Of“ce, all deputies go through basic training on human traf“cking in their in-service training, and members of the Narcotics Unit and Major Crimes Unit have been through additional training offered at other agencies. It seems to be one of the topics everyone is talking about,Ž Lt. Heck said. In the last “ve to eight years, its de“nitely come up more, and were getting more educated now.Ž At SCSO, some civilian members in the Victim Advocate Unit also attended training on human traf“cking in February hosted by the Attorney Generals Of“ce. The two-day course covered all forms of traf“cking, including labor traf“cking and sex traf“cking of both domestic and foreign victims. Victim Advocate John Walker said hes glad the information is getting out there, particularly about sex traf“cking, because victims are so often dismissed as prostitutes. If we arrest a prostitute, then shes a prostitute, and we dont even think about the other piece thats tied into it, that this person may have been forced to do this, coerced to do this,Ž Walker said. The instructor of the class recommended individuals report anything that seems suspicious, like people going in and out of a house that could be a brothel. Walton would say the same, asking individuals to educate themselves and notice children skipping school a lot, whose parents always seem to be gone, and who spend a lot of time alone. The longer we stay in darkness, the more power these traf“ckers end up having,Ž she said.Email: SURVIVORSFROM PAGE 1 NATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING HOTLINE STATISTICS FLORIDA 2017 2016 Calls: 1,601 Calls: 1,623 Human trafficking cases reported: 604 Human trafficking cases reported: 555 „ Source: National Human Trafficking Hotline CHILD TRAFFICKING CASES VERIFIED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES 2015 2016 2017 Charlotte: 2 0 1 Sarasota: 2 2 2 DeSoto: 0 0 1 Lee: 7 10 11 Statewide: 307 420 441 „ Source: DCF Jamie Walton with a crowd at a lecture. PHOTOS PROVIDEDJamie Walton and Kevin Smith, co-founders of the Wayne Foundation.forcible. The Puritan thought his thought higher and his moral standards better than those of his successors.Ž Donald Trumps rough and tumble approach to politics seems new and refreshing to some. But consider what Adams wrote about the Donald Trumps of his time. A coarser instrument would have impressed them more. Average human nature is very coarse, and its ideals must necessarily be average. The world never loved perfect poise. What the world does love is commonly absence of poise, for it has to be amused. Napoleons and Andrew Jacksons amuse it.Ž Why is it that violent acts seem to be committed by boys? This is not a new phenomenon. The idea of violence was familiar to the anti-slavery leaders as well to their followers. Mobs were always possible. Henry never happened to be actually concerned in a mob, but he, like every other boy, was sure to be on hand wherever a mob was expected.Ž Some folks today lament how our schools are indoctrinating our children. That complaint was also true in the early 1800s. All State education is a sort of a dynamo machine for polarizing the popular mind; for turning and holding its lines of force in the direction supposed to be most effective for State purposes.Ž The relationship between man and woman is always complicated yet intoxicating. She was the “rst young woman he was ever intimate with „ quick, sensitive, willful, or full of will, energetic, sympathetic and intelligent enough to supply a score of men with ideas „ and he was delighted to give her the reins, to let her drive him where she would. It was his “rst experiment in giving the reins to a woman, and he was so much pleased with the results that he never wanted to take them back.Ž I imagine 200 years from now they will be discussing these same issues the same way Henry Adams wrote about them in the early 1800s. History never repeats, but I love the way it rhymes. Share your thoughts. 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The Sun /Sunday, April 22, 2018 E/N/C Page 5 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWSRobert William BillŽ Wellbaum Jr.Bill Wellbaum of Englewood, Fla. died peacefully while surrounded by family on April 13, 2018 at Tidewell Hospice House of Venice after a brief but courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Aged 74, Bill was born on October 3, 1943, in Waverly, Ohio. Raised in Lima, Ohio by his late parents, Robert BobŽ W. Wellbaum and Frances White Wellbaum, he graduated from Bath High School in 1961. Bill was an avid Boy Scout, achieving the level of Eagle Scout. Bill worked multiple jobs to put himself through college and graduated from Ohio State University in 1966 with a degree in business administration. He worked at US Steel and Westinghouse before attending law school. He graduated from Ohio Northern University in 1973 with a Juris Doctorate degree. Bill married the love of his life, Carolyn Sue Clemans Wellbaum of Lima, Ohio, on March 20, 1966. Married for 52 years, Bill and Sue have three children, Carrie (and Mike) Wellbaum Stewart of Rockwall, Texas; Lori (and Shawn) Wellbaum Emery of Englewood, Fla.; and Rob (and Christine) Wellbaum of Auburn, Ala. Known as Papa,Ž one of Bills greatest joys in life were his ten grandchildren and great grandchild: Blaine, Riley and Sariti Stewart; Hayden and Weston Wolff; Brii (Axell great grandson) and Collin Emery; and Hannah, Maddie and Lilli Wellbaum. Bill is also survived by his two sisters, Janet (and Dick) Campbell of Bluffton, Ohio; and Judy (and Mike) Tannehill of Las Cruces, New Mexico, as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews. Bill and Sue moved their family to the Englewood community 44 years ago when Bill began his law practice concentrating in the areas of real estate, probate, wills and estate planning, and small business advice. He was a U.S. District Court, U.S. Court of Appeals and U.S. Supreme Court certified lawyer. A member of the Florida Bar since 1974, Bill served on the Executive Committee of the General Practice Section; the Continuing Legal Education Committee; as President and Secretary-Treasurer of the Venice-Englewood, Sarasota County Section; and as a member of the Charlotte County and American Bar Associations. Bill was a dedicated community leader. He was a member of Englewood United Methodist Church serving on the administrative board; Englewood Jaycees; Englewood Moose Lodge; Englewood Sportsmans Club; Englewood Chamber of Commerce; Lemon Bays Quarterback and Sixth Man Club; EnglewoodSarasota County Parks and Recreation Council; President of the Kiwanis Club of Englewood; counsel to the Englewood Board of Realtors and the Englewood Water District; director for numerous community bank boards; and director and chairman of the Englewood Community Hospital Board. Bill was actively involved with the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks at the local, district, state and national levels. Initiated into Englewood Elks Lodge #2378 in October 1977, Bill served as Esteemed Lecturing Knight and as Esteemed Loyal Knight. He was elected Exalted Ruler when the previous Exalted Ruler passed away and then served a second term. He also served as Lodge Scholarship Chairman and was on the lodge committee for Florida Elks Childrens Therapy Services. For the South Southwest District, he was the District Membership Chairman, the District Elks National Foundation Scholarships Chairman, the District Visitation Chairman, District Vice President, District Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler, and was named District Leader Emeritus. Statewide, Bill served as Vice Chairman and Chairman of Resolutions, as Vice President at Large, as State President, and on the Board of Directors of the Florida State Elks Association. He was also a member of the Past State Presidents Advisory Council, advisor for Youth Activities and Wills & Bequests, and as a member of the Florida Elks Properties Board of Directors. Bill was in his 28th year on the Judiciary Committee as Legal Advisor for the Harry-Anna Investment Fund and served as its chairman. Nationally, Bill served as Area-3 member of the Grand Lodge Judiciary Committee and then as a Presiding Justice on the Grand Lodge Grand Forum, serving one year as Chief Justice. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Saturday, April 28, 2018, at the Englewood United Methodist Church located at 700 East Dearborn Street, Englewood, Fla. The service will be followed by a Celebration of Life at the Englewood Elks Lodge. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Bill Wellbaum Leadership Scholarship, c/o Englewood Elks #2378, 401 N. Indiana Ave., Englewood, FL 34223-2701. CHARLOTTE Jared Michael KetchumJared Michael Ketchum passed away Thursday, March 22, 2018, in Grenada West Indies while attending St. Georges University School of Medicine. Jared was born Oct. 16, 1985, at Bayfront Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida, to Cindy (Stein) and Steven Ketchum. Jared spent his youth in Port Charlotte, Florida, where he attended Liberty Elementary, Murdock Middle and graduated in 2004 from Port Charlotte High School. He was very involved in sports and was a member of the Port Charlotte Bandits Youth Football program, Port Charlotte Little League Baseball and the Harold Avenue Recreation Youth Basketball Program. Jared lettered in both football and basketball at Port Charlotte High School. Jared not only excelled in sports but also academically. He was elected to the Pop Warner Scholastic team many times and was also awarded the freshman basketball scholastic award. He graduated magna cum laude with an Associate Degree in Arts from St. Petersburg College and from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Cell and Molecular Biology. He was at St. Georgias University ful“lling his dream to become a Pediatric Oncologist. Jared is survived by his mother and father, Cindy and Greg Earl; his brother PJ (Christina Harmon) Earl; special grandmother Dorothy (Muntz) Earl; aunts and uncles, Mary (David) Kaspar, Vicki Rinehart, Angela Bramley, Karen Corbet, Patricia (Paul) Peavy, Larry Colagross, Jake, Mike, Bill and Rob (Maria) Stein and Keith Ketchum; cousins Robbie Kaspar, Katie (Zeke) Flores, Donnie Rinehart, Renea (Chris) Hladky, Donna Rinehart and William Bramley; great-uncles Edward and Roger Plute. He is also survived by many other family members and friends. Jared was preceded in death by his father, Steve Ketchum; grandparents, Wesley and Winifred (Plute) Stein, Albert JacKŽ Ketchum and Margaret (Lindsay) Booth; special grandfather Lester Earl; and his great-grandparents; great-aunts and great-uncles; and cousins. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at Roberson Funeral Home, Port Charlotte Chapel. In lieu of ”owers, memorial contributions in Jareds name may be made to St. Josephs Childrens Hospital Foundation at 2700 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. Suite 310, Tampa FL 33607 or online at www. Friends may visit online at to extend condolences to the family. Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Charlotte Chapel.Edna T. NuguitEdna T. Nuguit, 74, of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away Monday, April 2, 2018. She was born May 25, 1943, in Iloilo, Philippines and moved to this area in 1986 from Waukegan, Illinois. Mrs. Nuguit was a Registered Nurse since March of 1967 and retired in 2015. She graduated from the University of the Philippines and was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. Edna will be greatly missed by her daughter, Maruha Nuguit of Wesley Chapel, Florida; son, Lee Nuguit of Land O Lakes, Florida; sisters, Evelyn Bacabac, Alice Mallare both of Iloilo; brother, Luis Tajanlangit of Calgary, Canada; Ellie Tajanlangit and George Tajanlangit, both of Iloilo, Philippines; and six grandchildren. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on April 25, 2018, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 2500 Easy St., Port Charlotte.Elizabeth (ne Kelley) OrcuttElizabeth (ne Kelley) Orcutt, 82, of Port Charlotte Florida, passed peacefully on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Devoted wife of 62 years to John Orcutt; loving mom to John and Martha Orcutt of Colorado, Betsy Orcutt of Hingham, Massachusetts, Ann Young of Port Charlotte, and, best for last, daughter, Judy and husband Mark Shubert of Massachusetts; grandmother of Kelley, Molly, Amy, Austin, Mikayla and Michael; great-grandmother of Alexis, and Rachel; sibling of Micki Pearl, Joe Kelley, and Dianne Kelley. Liz was raised in Marsh“eld, Massachusetts and moved to Hingham, Massachusetts, to join her husband in 1956. She was actively involved in her community, splitting her energy between the Hingham Police Wives Association, Hingham Girl Scouts, the PTOs of Hingham Schools, Boosters of Hingham Schools, and volunteered at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, Massachusetts. After moving to Florida in 1990, Liz continued her civic activities. She was active with the Crafty Ladies of Gulf Cove United Methodist Church, A participant of the Gulf Cove Homeowners Association, New England Club and volunteered at the VA hospital. Liz loved crafting, painting, and visiting with friends. A private celebration of Lizs life will be held at a later date. In lieu of ”owers, Lizs family requests that donations in her memory be made to: Hospice of Port Charlotte, www. or Hingham Girl Scouts House, Inc. 26 Burr Road, Hingham, MA 02043. Her family invites you to remember Liz by taking a friend out to lunch or planting some ”owers in her memory. Laugh, enjoy life, and let Lizs legacy live on. For more information and online condolences, please visit Arrangements are by Englewood Community Funeral Home with Private Crematory.Arline R. RuchalskiArline R. Ruchalski, 83, of Port Charlotte, Florida, died Saturday, April 14, 2018, at Complex Care Hospital at Ridgelake, Sarasota, Florida. Arline was born Jan. 4, 1935, in Poughkeepsie, New York, to Edmund and Marion (Sheldon) Tomkinson. She was the retired Vice President of East End Moving & Storage Co. of Rochester, New York. Arline and her husband Ron having been wintering in Port Charlotte since 2002 from Rochester. She was a member of St. James Episcopal Church of Port Charlotte. She is survived by her loving family, her husband of 62 years, Ronald RonŽ P. Ruchalski of Port Charlotte; a daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Jerry Hastings of Rochester; two sons, Mark Ruchalski of Rochester and Craig Ruchalski of Polk City, Florida; “ve grandchildren, Nathaniel, Jenna, Elyse, Leigha and Edmund; and eight great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, April 30, 2018, at St. James Episcopal Church, 1365 Viscaya Drive, Port Charlotte, FL 33952. Interment will later in Rochester, New York. In lieu of ”owers, memorial contributions may be made to St. James Episcopal Church. Friends may visit online at to extend condolences to the family. Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Charlotte Chapel.Helen TrokanHelen Trokan, 90, of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at Port Charlotte Rehabilitation Center in Port Charlotte. Arrangements are by National Cremation Society of Port Charlotte.ENGLEWOODThere were no deaths reported in Englewood Saturday. NORTH PORTThere were no deaths reported in North Port Saturday. DESOTOThere were no deaths reported in DeSoto Saturday. OBITUARIES OBITUARY POLICY Obituaries are accepted from funeral homes only. An abbreviated death notice can be published for $30. Full obituaries and repeat death notices will be subject to an advertising charge. Obituaries must be received by 2 p.m. for Tuesday through Saturday publication. For Sunday through Monday publication deadline is 3p.m. Friday. In Loving Memories must be received by 2 p.m. for Tuesday through Friday publication. 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Page 6 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 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. Readers may email Letters to the Editor at Further questions or information, call 941-681-3003. HOW TO SUBMIT A LETTER TO THE EDITOREmail letters to letters@sun-herald.comPublisher „ Glen Nickerson Executive editor „ Jim Gouvellis Editorial page editor „ Stephen Baumann Commentary Editor „ John Hackworth V IEWPOINTFaith & Freedom survey disturbing We must enforce No U-turn law Bernice Russell deserves recognition Eliminate hazards at intersection Users hold power over Facebook Some problems with new Bethel-St. Marks Sunshine Law needs enforcementEditor: I recently received a national survey from the Faith & Freedom Coalition. The ideas presented are halftruths, gross exaggerations of fact, and outright lies. Unfortunately, many who read the survey documents may be persuaded to their truth. The survey is intended to be sent to over 10 million voters. Surely a political support group is allowed to promote their opinions. What is disturbing is the vicious attitude portraying any non-Trump supporter as: anti-Christian, anti-family, anti-freedom, and anti-American,Ž Moderate Republican legislators are called weak and timid,Ž for not falling in line behind Trump. Should we be demonized as atheists, subversives, and un-American for not supporting all of the Presidents agenda? The political disrespect and hatred in our country can be directly traced to our rabid partisan politics. American politics began 250 years ago as a compromise of ideas between conservatives and liberals. Todays politicians seem to have lost the meaning of a Government of the people, by the people, and for the people.Ž The peopleŽ have been replaced with the dollar.Ž Partisan compromise has been replaced by special interest political power and money. Political groups like Faith & Freedom play on raw emotions with overbearing claims. Moderates are called cowards, and anyone who opposes is a traitor. Until our politicians become brave again, as they did with McCarthyism; sadly, nothing will change.Bill Summereld Punta GordaEditor: I dont get it. The sign says no u-turn but people do it anyway. I ask why cant you read, or are you just plain dumb? The no U-turn sign across from Lacasa people going south on U.S. 41 turn there all the time. The no U-turn sign at North Port Boulevard and 41 people turn there all the time. Again I ask why? Where is a cop when you need them? Then you want to know why there are so many accidents, because people dont care. Can we get some help from someone that cares from the county or city? Randy Burlison North PortEditor: I was very happy to see my friend, Bernice Russell, depicted on the Ladies Remembered Mural.Ž Bernice and I met when I moved to Punta Gorda in 1990. We both served on the board of the ladies organization of Sacred Heart Catholic Church for several years. Bernice was a very active parishioner and was elected as President of the Guild of Our Lady. I will always remember her as a hard working, digni“ed Christian woman with a good sense of humor. Its so nice to see her memorialized in this manner.Terry Gressert Punta Gordathat neighborhoods boundary lines! Sadly, the editorial contained signi“cant incorrect and misleading information. I can only assume the newspaper is also unaware that in choosing the name Historic District Homeowners Association,Ž it automatically excludes the voice of the majority of residents comprising the former Trabue-Woods neighborhood because most of its residents do not live in homes they own „ but rent their living quarters. The HDHOA also excludes other stakeholders in the neighborhood „ owners of developed properties that provide housing for the residents, businesses that serve the residents, etc. Your editorial mentioned that no one from the neighborhood objected to the name change. That is because their council member told them they do not have a voice unless they are a homeowner. Dawn MacGibbon Punta GordaEditor: In response to April 13 letter, Poor judgment caused accident.Ž I have no desire to enter into a debate over the poor judgment concept. Thats probably the cause of many accidents. However, a properly programmed and working traf“c light would not have given the green light to both vehicles at the same time. There are de“nite turn lanes at this intersection that could be controlled. There is much attention being given to this intersection. Hopefully, something will be done to help eliminate the potential hazards at this intersection.Donald A. Teague Port Charletteof“cials of constitutionally protected rights and Sunshine Law. The Sun recently published multiple articles on the importance of the Sunshine Law but never reported on these violations. Just last year, a couple of concerned gentlemen visited the PG City Annex where they were met with hostility as they attempted to utilize transparency laws to get some information. They were “rst turned down by the custodian of the records. Then the police were actually called on them. An of“cer came, talked to the citizens and realized he couldnt arrest a person in America for peacefully attempting to hold public of“cials accountable ƒ or can you. Shortly thereafter these same gentleman did a video interview of a city of“cial, catching and exposing his multiple violations of Sunshine law. Subsequently, this public of“cial got together with the City Council to quickly draft an unconstitutional trespass ordinance. When arriving for their next interview, these innocent gentlemen were illegitimately trespassed permanently from a public building by lawless public employees. Upon seeing these videos, I reported the violations to every agency imaginable, including the one that publishes the Sunshine Manual mentioned by this newspaper. The statutory penalties for these violations were ignored by everybody. I came to the conclusion that all government of“cials in our area and in the state turn a blind eye to the Sunshine Law, unethically and probably illegally rendering it useless.Dave Kesselring Port CharlotteEditor: Social media is a product of our generation. It is uncharted territory that has the potential for great good and great evil. Sorting out the different pitfalls and fixing them will be tiresome and difficult. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was in the Senate warm, not hot, seat recently as he was questioned mainly about protection of privacy and bias within the company. One of the problems for users is the lack of competitive options. The other is that we are mostly old dogs for whom even this one new application came hard. Still, users hold the power. If we are concerned about how we are treated by Facebook we can close our accounts. We also can check information and shine a light on stuff that is untrue. We are able to use Facebook for free because, like radio, there are advertisers. Someone has to pay the bills. I do like the idea of having the same disclosures for political ads that we see and hear on radio, TV, and print material. I think voters need to know who is paying the tab. And I, for one, do not like the ad by Senator Bill Nelson regarding Facebook. It is just the sort of thing that causes division and strife and prevents honest conversations, solutions and compromises to happen.Jennie Veary EnglewoodEditor: Your April 12 editorial, Name change now uni“es Punta Gorda,Ž failed to identify Martha Bireda as the individual who, at a CRA meeting in August 2002, speci“cally requested the East Punta Gorda neighborhood be named Trabue-Woods for all the reasons she cited on the record back then. As a result, the city ultimately honored her request and formally named that neighborhood Trabue-Woods. The new name approved by council „ Bethel-St Marks „ also was her request for renaming it, as an of“cer of the new Historic District Homeowners Association which had yet to adopt governing bylaws and had not yet secured any nonpro“t status from IRS. Yet the HDHOA recommended the new name to City Council without council being aware the Bethel Church is outside Editor: I recently came across videos on the Internet that contained shameless violations by local public Human trafficking more common than we believedOUR POSITION: While not a notorious problem in our area, human traf“cking does exist and there are signs we can all watch for to help rescue anyone caught up in this crime.The “rst thing you probably think about when someone mentions human traf“cking is the sex trade. And, no doubt, that is probably the form of human traf“cking that is the most talked about „ with the help of Hollywood and movies like Taken.Ž But there are other forms of human traf“cking, some just as prevalent, that we might encounter every day. One de“nition of human traf“cking is recruitment and transportation of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion or deception and taking advantage of that person through abuse of power to gain bene“ts through the exploitation of that person. Traf“cking can involve using that person in the sex trade, forced labor, slavery and even the harvesting of organs. Florida ranks third, behind California and Texas, for the number of traf“cking cases reported. Our front page story today identi“es Miami and Tampa as ranking fourth and 12th respectively, of the 100 most populous cities in the U.S., for the number of calls per 100,000 people, to report traf“cking. Southwest Florida is an area that has seen few cases of traf“cking reported „ but that doesnt mean we are immune. Many traf“cking victims are moved around and the Miami-to-Tampa pipeline runs right through out communities. Lt. John Heck, commander of the Charlotte County Sheriffs Of“ce Major Case Unit, said they have gotten reports of human traf“cking but are rarely able to substantiate the facts. Every jurisdiction is touched by it somehow,Ž Heck said. They might be coming up from Lee County or down from Sarasota.Ž One of the best weapons against traf“cking is awareness and a willingness to get involved and report suspected cases. There are several traits to be alert to, according to the Florida Department of Children and Families, that could indicate a person in distress. They include: € Signs of physical and sexual violence, such as: unexplained bruises, black eyes, cuts, or marks € Fear, anxiety, depression, submission, tension, and/or nervousness € Hyper-vigilant or paranoid behavior € Children and youth often express interest in, or are in relationships with adults or older men € Evidence of controlling or dominating relationships, including: repeated phone calls from a boyfriendŽ and/or excessive concern about displeasing a partner € Unexplained shopping trips or possession of expensive clothing, jewelry, or a cellphone could indicate the manipulation of an exploiter € Not in control of their own money € Unaccounted for time, vagueness concerning whereabouts, and/ or defensiveness in response to questions or concerns € Keeping late-night or unusual hours € New clothes, or getting hair or nails done with no “nancial means to do this independently € Personal information such as: age, name, and/or date of birth might change with each telling of his or her story, or the information given might contradict itself € No identi“cation or is not in control of his or her identi“cation documents Sometimes it is a dif“cult choice to get involved. But, the hardships and abuse victims of traf“cking go through are often horrendous. If any of us can play even a small role in derailing this terrible crime, we should. To report suspicions of human traf“king call the National Human Traf“cking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888; TTY: 711; Text: 233733 or the U.S. Department of Justice Hotline: 1-888-428-7581 or the Florida Abuse Hotline: 1-800-962-2873.


The Sun /Sunday, April 22, 2018 E/N/C Page 7 VIEWPOINTLast week, one week after the “rst anniversary of Neil Gorsuchs ascension to the Supreme Court, he delivered an opinion that was excellent as it pertained to the case at issue and momentous in its implications pertaining to the institutional tangle known as the administrative state. If he can persuade his fellow court conservatives to see why they were mistaken in disagreeing with him, and if he can persuade his liberal colleagues to follow the logic of their decision with which he concurred, the judiciary will begin restoring constitutional equilibrium. It will limit Congress imprecise legislating that requires excessive unguided improvising by all those involved in seeing that the laws are faithfullyŽ executed. In 1992, when James Dimaya, a Philippine citizen, was 13, he became a lawful permanent resident of the United States, where, unfortunately, his behavior has been less than lawful: In 2007 and 2009, he was convicted of residential burglary. The Department of Homeland Security says he should be deported because he committed a crime of violence,Ž hence covered by a portion of immigration law that, after listing speci“c crimes (rape, murder, etc.), adds a catch-all category of crimes involving a substantial risk that physical force against the person or property of another may be used in the course of committing the offense.Ž How are judges supposed to apply this? Writing for the majority in a 5-4 decision „ and joined by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor (with Gorsuch concurring in the judgment and much of the opinion) „ Elena Kagan wrote: The laws category, a crime of violence,Ž is so indeterminate (fuzzy,Ž she said) that deporting Dimaya under it would violate the Constitutions due process of lawŽ guarantee. Vague laws beget two evils that are related: They do not give citizens reasonably clear notice of what behavior is proscribed or prescribed. And they give „ actually, require of „ judges and law enforcement of“cials excessive discretion in improvising a fuzzy laws meaning. In agreeing with this (and disagreeing with John Roberts, Anthony Kennedy, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito), Gorsuch wrote: Vague laws invite the exercise of arbitrary powerŽ by leaving the people in the dark about what the law demands and allowing prosecutors and courts to make it up.Ž The lack of precise and suf“cient certaintyŽ (criteria stipulated by the English jurist William Blackstone, whose writings in”uenced the Constitutions Framers) invites more unpredictability and arbitrarinessŽ than is constitutional. Furthermore, the crux of Americas constitutional architecture, the separation of powers, is implicated. All legislative power is vested in Congress. The judicial power, Gorsuch wrote, does not license judges to craft new lawsŽ but only to discern and follow an existing laws prescribed course. With the fuzzy crime of violenceŽ category, Congress abdicated its responsibilities for setting the standards of the criminal law.Ž So, allowing vague laws would allow Congress to hand off the job of lawmaking.Ž Hence such laws not only illegitimately transfer power to police and prosecutors but also would leave it all to a judicial hunch.Ž The principle Gorsuch enunciates here regarding one provision of immigration law is a scythe sharp enough to slice through many practices of the administrative state, which translates often vague congressional sentiments into binding rules, a practice indistinguishable from legislating. Gorsuchs principle is also pertinent to something pernicious concerning which he has hitherto expressed wholesome skepticism: Chevron deference.Ž This is the policy (named for the 1984 case in which the Supreme Court propounded it) whereby courts are required to defer to administrative agencies interpretations of ambiguousŽ laws when the interpretations are reasonable.Ž Gorsuch has criticized this emancipation of the administrative state from judicial supervision as a judgemade doctrine for the abdication of judicial duty.Ž It also is an incentive for slovenly lawmaking by a Congress too lazy or risk-averse to be precise in making policy choices, and so lacking in institutional pride that it complacently sloughs off its Article I powers onto Article II entities. Gorsuch wants Article III courts to circumscribe this disreputable behavior. Gorsuch represents the growing ascendency of one kind of conservative jurisprudence, judicial engagement,Ž over another kind, judicial deference.Ž Many conservatives have embraced populism where it least belongs, in judicial reasoning. They have advocated broad judicial deference to decisions because they emanate from majoritarian institutions and processes. Progressives favor such deference because it liberates executive power from congressional direction or judicial supervision. Gorsuch, a thinking persons conservative, declines to be complicit in this, which raises this question: When has a progressive justice provided the “fth vote joining four conservative colleagues? George Wills email address is georgewill@ strikes blow against administrative state WEEK IN REVIEW George Will Nikki Haley thought she knew what President Trump was going to do. Now she looks like a dupe. What makes Republicans in Congress think their trust in Trump will work out any better for them? Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he wont take up legislation blocking Trump from “ring special counsel Robert S. Mueller III. Why? I dont think hes going toŽ sack Mueller, McConnell told Fox News. House Speaker Paul D. Ryan expressed similar faith that Trump wouldnt sack Mueller: I have no reason to believe that thats going to happenŽ because I have assurances that its not.Ž Courting disaster because of what they thinkŽ and believeŽ the erratic president will do? You may think your toddler wont wander into traf“c. You may even have her assurances. But that doesnt mean you leave her in the front yard unattended. When I followed the Clinton, George W. Bush and Obama administrations, it was often possible to predict presidential actions based on patterns: Clintons split-thedifference style, Bushs verbal signaling, Obamas caution. But heres a handy rule of thumb for this administration: Those who claim to know what Trump is going to do are making it up. Nobody truly knows, because Trump himself often doesnt know what hes going to do before the moment he does it. Decisions are impulsive, the product not of reason but of the brains cortisol levels. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. This is some of what we have learned lately from the Trump administration: We are imposing new sanctions on Russia. We are not imposing new sanctions on Russia. China isnt manipulating its currency. China is manipulating its currency. Were getting out of Syria. We arent getting out of Syria. Well decide about bombing Syria in 24 to 48 hours. We might not bomb Syria for a long time. We bombed Syria. Trump will be talking to Kim Jong Un. Trump may not be talking to Kim. We are leaving the Trans-Paci“c Partnership. We may rejoin the TPP. We are not rejoining the TPP. Poor Haley had no reason to think the president would change his mind. Yet Trump made the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations look like a fool. After a meeting on Friday about Russia sanctions, Haley went on CBS Face the NationŽ and said the treasury secretary will be announcing those on Monday, if he hasnt already.Ž This was consistent with talking points distributed on Saturday by the Republican National Committee, saying America intends to impose speci“c additional sanctions against Russia.Ž But some synapse mis“red in the presidential amygdala, and what Haley thought she knew was no longer the case. Trump economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Haley had some momentary confusion.Ž Retorted Haley: I dont get confused.Ž But she was confused: She believed assurances that Trump would do as expected. Last Friday, Trumps Treasury Department put out a report saying, The Chinese currency generally moved against the dollar in a direction that should, all else equal, help reduce Chinas trade surplus with the United States.Ž This is true: The dollar has fallen nearly 10 percent against the yuan since Trump took of“ce. But on Monday, Trump took the opposite position. Russia and China are playing the Currency Devaluation game as the U.S. keeps raising interest rates. Not acceptable!Ž he tweeted. Last month, Trump announced, Well be coming out of Syria, like, very soon.Ž Now the White House was back to saying there was no timetable for an American withdrawal. Last week, Trump signaled an imminent missile attack in Syria, saying via Twitter that Russia should get readyŽ to shoot down nice and new and smartŽ missiles. Criticized for telegraphing the strike, he then said the attack might be not so soon at allŽ „ a day before the attack. He said he was prepared to sustain this response,Ž but Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said it was a one-time shot.Ž The president has similarly reversed or contradicted himself this week on quitting the TPP trade pact and his justi“cation for “ring former FBI Director James Comey. On North Korea, he said he would meet with Kim and raised the possibility he wouldnt „ in the same passage. Now, Republicans in Congress are risking a constitutional crisis because of their beliefŽ that Trump wont “re Mueller: Sen. Joni Ernst (Iowa): I dont think he would.Ž Sen. Orrin G. Hatch (Utah): I do not believe the president would.Ž Sen. John Cornyn (Tex.): I dont think thats going to happen.Ž They think they know Trumps mind, huh? So did Nikki Haley. 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Page 8 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 BIRTHDAYS Happy 100th birthday to Margaret Bavec on her special day, April 20. CONTACT FOR BIRTHDAYSEach week in Sundays Sun we run free birthday announcements, along with a photo. Email your .jpg photo of the birthday boy or girl of any age, along with the persons name, age, and birthday month and date, to Sherri Dennis at sdennis@ Deadline is noon Wednesday. Note: If you bring or mail in a hard-copy photo (to 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980), we will try to accommodate you, but we CANNOT guarantee the ability to return it to you. For more information, call Sherri at 941-206-1010.NORTH PORT „ The city may be getting more housing options as its population ticks toward 70,000 people. The City Commission will meet for its 6 p.m. regular meeting Tuesday and review a land rezone and apartment master plan that would have 64 unit multi-family development near Toledo Blade and Kenvil Drive. The apartment complex would be called Kenido Blade ApartmentsŽ which combines the two street names it will be on. The commission approved the “rst reading of the plans at its last commission meeting. The “ve-member board will review and possibly approve changing a zone from residential single familyŽ to residential multi-familyŽ for the 4.88 acres of land. At the last meeting, Commissioner Debbie McDowell was hesitant about the rezone and ultimate voted against it. I agree we need housing and I know we need apartments, this is a very big need,Ž she said at the April 10 meeting. But the people in that area bought their property knowing its single family zoned. There is another complex that they are perfectly aware is coming. There (were) perfect opportunities in the past to have it rezoned and for whatever reason it wasnt done.Ž While the other commissioners said they understood her viewpoint, they believed with the amount the city is growing housing is needed more than ever. Its an extremely easy decision for me,Ž Commissioner Chris Hanks said at the April 10 meeting. Its so needed and goes with the ”ow. I know some of the residents may be put off by it, but you have to look at the city as a whole and the multi-family homes are extremely needed.Ž The commissioners will also review creating a Historical and Cultural Preservation Advisory board. The idea was brought up during conversations on Warm Mineral Springs, which is on historic land. The board is intended to serve as an information resource to and advise the City Commission on ways to protect, conserve, enhance and raise public awareness of the citys cultural and historic resourcesŽ according to the ordinance. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on April 24 in City Commission Chambers in City Hall, 4970 City Hall Blvd. Commission meetings can be viewed live online at cityofnorthport. aspx or on their Youtube channel under City of North Port.ŽEmail: North Port to review new apartment planBy LAUREN COFFEY STAFF WRITERKenido Blade Apartments would be off Toledo Blade, Kenvil Drive MEETING IN PERSON OR ONLINE The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on April 24 in City Commission Chambers in City Hall, 4970 City Hall Blvd. Commission meetings can be viewed live online at or on its Youtube channel under City of North Port.Ž LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS F i n d i t F i n d i t Find it i n i n in t h e t h e the C l a s s i f i e d s C l a s s i f i e d s Classifieds W h a t e v e r W h a t e v e r Whatever i t i t it i s . i s . is... 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Starting at 1:00 pm Singer Michael Hirst, Singer Michael Hirst performs live music 1-5 pm center court at Fishermens Village. 639-8721 Celebrate Earth Day!, Earth Day Celebration, Sun 4/22, 5-6:30pm, Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens, $15 suggested donation, 941-5059642 MONDAYDeep Creek Elks, Lunch 11-2:30, Gates Open @ 3pm Eagles, 23111 Harborview Rd PC 941-629-1645 closed for sealing parking lotvolunteers needed at 8am for inside cleaning Scan for Genealogy, by Julia McIntyre, 10:30 am, Monday April 23, Port Charlotte Library. Free, public welcome, info 941-625-0867. Punta Gorda Elks, 11-2 Lunch; 3pm Tiki;4-7 Music/ MichaelHirst;4:30-7:30 ChickenNite;7-10 Karaoke/BillyG@25538ShorePG6372606;mbrs&gsts Rick Rock Rice, Rick Rock Rice performs live music 12-3 pm Center court at Fishermens Village. 639-8721 FamilySearch SIG, by Turia Clark Day & Joni Engroff, 12:30 pm, Monday April 23, PC Library. Free, public welcome, info 941-625-0867. Mahjong @ Faith, All are welcome Join the fun of this fascinating game, Monday 12:30pm @ Faith Lutheran, 4005 Palm Dr, 33950 Pat Cozad, Cigar Box Guitar Music by Pat Cozad 4-7 pm Center court at Fishermens Village. 639-8721 PC Moose Lodge Bingo, Bingo every Monday Speedys 5-6 with Bingo 6-9:30. Food available. Open to public Women Who Care, Join us to celebrate 1 yr anniv.5 pm, 4/23, 227 Sullivan St, PG. Ladies welcome, refreshments. Am Leg 110 Bingo, Bar Bingo … Specials, Hot Ball … Open to Public … Starts at 6:00 TODAYEarth Day Yoga, Englewood Beach Earth Day Yoga & Crystal Bowls. All are Welcome 8:30am Chicken bbq, Masons BBQ Chicken Dinner. 11:30 am 1 pm 265 Pine St. $10 donation. 941-525-7212 public welcome Broasted Chicken, Broasted Chicken Dinner on Sunday 2-4pm Take out or enjoy at the club. Rotonda Elks, members & guests. Stuffed peppers, VFW Aux. Sunday April 22, Dine In or Carry Out 4:00 6:00 p.m. 550.N. McCall Rd. Englewood, $6>00 474.7516. FC blast kids, BLAST Middle School Youth Group meets Sun. 5-7pm@140 Rot. Blvd. W. Join us for fun, food, games & Bible Study. 475-7447 Bar bingo, bar bingo starts at 6:30pm, get lucky! American Legion 113, 3436 Indiana Rd. Rotonda MONDAYCrafting, Help us to craft items; bring lunch, we supply dessert at Lemon Bay Womans Club, 51 N. Maple St. 9:30 12:30 681-2048. Table Tennis (Open), Englewood Sports Complex, 941-8611980,9:30-12:30pm. Open to all levels. $2 to play! Partners in Play, Share meaningful play with your child ages 05 limit 12 families 10:15 Elsie Quirk Library 100 W Dearborn 861-5000 Ukulele Band, Ukulele Band meets every Monday @ 2:00 at Rotonda Clubhouse, all levels of play welcome. Wings & Music, Wings, wet & dry, burgers, salads & more 5-7pm Music by Escape 6-9pm Rotonda Elks, members & guests Zumba Gold & Toning, Get fit while working out with Ricki to world music at Lemon Bay Womans Club, 51 N. Maple St, 6-7 pm, $7 each. 445-1310 TUESDAYBeginning Line Dance, Learn steps and dances at Lemon Bay Womans Club, 51 N.Maple St. 9 10 am, $3.00, 474-1438. Englewd Plant Clinic, Plant Clinic @ Charlotte Englewood Library 10-12 every Tuesday & Thursday, Florida Master Gardeners, Free Line Dancing, Dance with Harry to country, pop & standards at Lemon Bay Womans Club, 51 N. Maple St. 10-11am, $3, 474-1438. Auxilry Penny Bingo, Post #113, Rotonda W. every Tues.11:30 am-3:00 pm..lots of 697-9991. Open to Public! H2U Tuesday Cards, Play 4 types of cards. Bring friends. Play games of your choice. Free. Englewood Hospital Caf. 1:30-4:00 RSVP: 473-3919 Table Tennis (Open), Englewood Sports Complex, 941-8611980,1-4pm. Open to all levels. $2 to play! WEDNESDAYH2U „ Walk 15 Class, Movements w/music. All ages & fitness levels. Join us from 8:30-9:20 am. Suncoast Aud. 779 Medical Dr, $4 RSVP: 473-3919 Line Dancing, 9:30 to 11:30 American Legion Post 113, 3436 Indiana Road Rotonda West. Phone Eve at 941 697 8733 Gentle Yoga, Bring a mat and water for yoga at Lemon Bay Womans Club, All levels. 51 N. Maple St. 10-11am, $7, 810-223-8616. Stroke Support Group, Join our meeting for stroke survivors & caregivers. 11:30-1:00, 701A Medical Blvd, Englewood YMCA campus. RSVP 473-3919. TODAYWriters on the Air, Sunday 3:00 Common Grounds Meeting Hall, 12735 US-41 941-223-1262 local poets & writers sign up 2:30 Public Welcome AMVETS 2000 Special, Best Breakfast in Town 8-11am Large menu to choose from only $7 incl/bev 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 AMVETS 312 Breakfast, 8:30-11:00 Great selection incl bev only $7.00 $1 Bloody Marys Public welcome 7050 Chancellor Blvd NP 941-429-5403 North Port VFW #8203, Members & guests. Open 10am-8pm. $0.25 off drafts, domestic bottles & well drinks. 4860 Trott Cir, NP 426-6865 SOA Fry & Grill Day, Large menu to choose from, Let the Sons do the cooking 1-5pm 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 MONDAYBasic Exercise, $3/class 9-10 am NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd 426-2204 Join Brenda for a good workout & feel better. Mahjongg, 9am-12:30pm NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd 426-2204 Looking for more players so come check it out. North Port VFW #8203, Members & guests. Lunch 11-2, Wings 5-7, Queen 7PM, Music by Mike & Co. 6:30-9:30 4860 Trott Cir, NP 426-6865 North Port Moose, Wings lunch and dinner Queen is at 6! Pork chops dinner special! 14156 Tamiami trl NP Duplicate Bridge, $3/ person 12:30-4:30 pm NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd Ella 429-8958 If you like bridge, come & play FISH of North Port, 1 pm, 3050 Pan American. Visitors welcome, volunteers needed. Call Bruce, 429-8945. Rummikub, 1-4 pm NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd 426-2204 Like cards but not holding them? This is with tiles. AMVETS 312 Dinner, Lunch 11:30-2:00 Dinner 5-7 Mexican Nite $2 margaritas Great food, fun. public wel. 7050 Chancellor Bl NP 941-429-5403 TUESDAYTOPS 0123, For the best weight loss support group come to 4285 Wesley Lane for TOPS! 8 am to 9:30 am Call Nancy at 423-8676. Scrabble, 9:30-11:30 am NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd 426-2204 Always looking for new players. Come play. Mahjongg, 10 am-2 pm NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd 426-2204 Looking for more players so come check it out. North Port VFW #8203, Members & guests. Taco Tuesday 11-3, Euchre 12-4. $0.25 off drafts, domestic btls & wells. 4860 Trott Cir, NP 426-6865 3D Printed Crafts, Free 3D-printed crafts class at North Port Library 4/24 11 am. 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Page 10 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 NORTH PORT „ North Port sent seniors Cortney Senna and Roshana Velloza off on a winning note as the Bobcats defeated Mariner, 4-2, in a non-district softball game Friday night. It was sophomore Maddie Baker who was the pitching star on Senior Night, going the distance while allowing the Tritons just four hits, walking two and striking out eight. Maddie came out and bulldogged tonight,ŽNorth Port coach Dennis Bell said. Everything was working. Her changeup messed with their batters the whole game. We got some timely hits, sacri“ced girls over, and we scored the runs that we needed to get the victory. Its a positive, especially on Senior Night where were celebrating Roshana and Cortney at their last home game. Its a great victory to go into Tuesday against Fort Myers. I cant expect any more.Ž The Bobcats scored “rst in the bottom of the second inning after loading the bases with two outs on a walk, an in“eld single, and an error. Catcher Jassmin Rush then lifted a short ”y ball into right “eld that fell in between second baseman Georgia Waddell and right “elder Erinn Pratt for a two-run single. Mariner (16-9) got one back in the top of the third as Liberty Woodley beat out an in“eld single and scored on a double by Hannah Holloway. North Port (5-13) answered with a run in the bottom of the frame. Velloza led off with a walk, moved up on a ground out by Ashley Nelson, and came home on a single by Kylie Murray to make it 3-1. The Bobcats squandered a bases loaded with one out opportunity in the bottom of the fourth, but loaded the bases again in the bottom of the “fth with nobody out on consecutive singles by Senna, Murray, and Nadia Playter. Julianna Ortiz hit a ground ball to short, but Senna beat the throw to the plate to make it 4-1. Holloway led off the top of the sixth with a home run over the left “eld fence to cut the de“cit to 4-2, but after giving up a single to Yasmine Haley, Baker settled down and got out of the inning without any further damage. The Bobcat pitcher then set down the Tritons in order in the top of the seventh, striking out the last two batters. Hopefully we can go into Fort Myers on Tuesday and shock Southwest Florida,Ž Bell said. If we go in there and beat them, theyll be talking about North Port for the rest of the year. The girls can do it.Ž Weve got quite a few sophomores and juniors and our JV team did well. Were going to be talented for the next three or four years, so look out for North Port.ŽNORTH PORT 4, MARINER 2Mariner 001 001 0 2 4 0 North Port 021 010 X 4 8 0 WP Maddie Baker LP Hannah Holloway. Leading hitters: Kylie Murray (NP) 2-3, run, RBI; Nadia Playter (NP) 2-3, run; Jassmin Rush (NP) 1-2, 2 RBIs; Hannah Holloway (M) 2-3, HR, 2B, run, 2RBIs.LOCAL SPORTS SunCoast Sports NowWhen news breaks, we blog it at www.suncoast Like us and share our photos on Facebook: SunCoastSports Follow us on Twitter for live updates and breaking news: @SunCoastSports How to ƒSubmit a story idea: Email or call 941-206-1175. Must contain name, address and number. Report a high school result: Call 877-818-6204 or 941-206-1175. To report an error: Call the sports department at 941-206-1175 or email LOCAL SPORTS PUNTA GORDA „ Charlotte baseball coach Lavell Cudjo was wondering when his team was “nally going to put it all together. Friday, against a very good IMG Academy team, the Tarpons came pretty darn close. Garrett Dunson scored twice on two hits and stole home, and Dustin Thomas went 3 for 3 in the eighth-spot in the order to help Kyle Machado to a 6-3 victory in a non-district contest. Machado was also helped by his defense, which made several tough plays in the in“eld while playing errorless ball, as opposed to IMG, which committed three errors and allowed seven runners to steal bases. We needed to “nd a way to have a complete game. Our pitcher was dominant, we did well in situational hitting and leadoff hitting. All around, we played a very good game,Ž Cudjo said. Charlotte (14-7) got off the blocks fast. Dunson and Mikey Thomas led off the game with singles, with Dunson coming home on a throwing error by the catcher to make it 1-0 in the “rst off IMG starter Billy Underwood. The bottom of the Charlotte lineup did the job. Cade Reich and Dustin Thomas started the second with singles. Two batters later, Dunson tripled down the right “eld line to score two, then stole home on a botched suicide squeeze attempt as the pitch bounced “ve feet in front of home plate. Bryce Hayse would later score Mikey Thomas with an RBI single to make it 5-0. We “nally broke through. Most of us havent been consistent. We havent been squaring the ball up and we did that tonight,Ž Dunson said. We need to go into districts playing our best ball and hopefully tonight is the start of that.Ž IMG (13-9) pecked away, but Machado was too tough, allowing just three runs on “ve hits while walking only one with seven strikeouts. Leyton Barry had two hits, an RBI and a run scored to lead the Ascenders, who cut the lead to 6-3 on backto-back doubles from Pat Romeri and Nico Carrigan in the seventh, but a tiring Machado was able to shut the door. Reich had two hits and scored twice. Dustin Thomas gave the Tarpons insurance with an RBI double in the sixth as the Tarpons lashed out 10 hits. We wanted to get back to hitting and tonight we got the bats going. It was a great time for it,Ž Cudjo said. Every time Kyle goes out to pitch we have a chance. He threw well tonight and stayed ahead of the count and we helped him out early.ŽCHARLOTTE 6, IMG 3IMG 010 001 1 … 3 5 3 Charlotte 140 010 x … 6 10 0 Billy Underwood, Ben Zimmerman (5) and Tucker Mitchell, Kyle Machado and Aaron Martin. WP: Machado, LP: Underwood. Top hitters: Dustin Thomas (CH) 3-3 2B, run, RBI, Garrett Dunson (CH) 2-3, 3B, 2 runs, 2 RBI. Records IMG: 13-9, Charlotte 14-7.Tarpons put it all together in win over IMGBy CHUCK BALLAROSUN CORRESPONDENT SUN PHOTOS BY JENNIFER BRUNO Charlottes Mikie Thomas steals second base during the Tarpons home game against IMG Academy of Friday evening. Charlottes Justin Hinchey connects with the ball during the Tarpons home game against IMG Academy. Charlottes Garrett Dunson slides into home plate to score against IMG Academy on Friday evening. Charlottes Dustin Thomas throws to rst base for an out against IMG Academy. BASEBALL: Charlotte 6, IMG 3North Port sends seniors out with winBy BRUCE ROBINSSUN CORRESPONDENT SUN PHOTOS BY JOHN KERSTENNorth Ports Cortney Senna res the ball to rst base for an out against Mariner on Friday night in North Port. North Ports Nadia Playter catches the ball at rst base to record an out against Mariners Yasmine Halaby on Friday night in North Port. North Ports Roshonna Velloza makes a running catch for an out against Mariner on Friday night in North Port. North Ports Maddie Baker throws a pitch against Mariner on Friday night in North Port. SOFTBALL: North Port 4, Mariner 2 2 0 1 8 0 4 2 2 o t e n c 1 0 p d f 1 2 1 A p r 1 8 2 1 : 2 1 : 3 5


The Sun /Sunday, April 22, 2018 E/N/C Page 11 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS To view todays legal notices and more visit, To view todays legal notices and more visit, 3000 NOTICES 3112 FICTITIOUS NAME 0 4/ 22 / 20 1 8 3138 OTHER NOTICES PUBLIC NOTICE IRRIGATION WATER RESTRICTIONS Charlotte County Mosquito and A quatic Weed Control announces water use restrictions for the purposes of irrigation in the following fresh water bodies (Freshwater Canals and Fresh Water ponds) located in and around Tropical Gulf Acres. Areas included are East of SR41Pond One near Jacinto Drive, Pond Six near Caravan Drive, and West of SR41 Pond 9 near Capistr ano Drive. Additionally, the Sulky ditches between Path Avenue and Green Gulf Bvd. Including Montecristo Drive and the Andralla Ditch from Path Ave to Pond four. Do not use water from the above water bodies for irrigation purposes. Buoys will be placed in the waterways during the restric tion duration. Water restrictions begin April 23, 2108 and will end 30 days later on May 24, 2018. When the buo ys are removed fro m the water bodies, it will be safe to use the water for irrigation purposes. Area residents may also be contacted by Aquatic Weed Staff who will be in the area pro viding information. If residents affected by this notice have questions or need additional information, please call Charlotte County Aquatic Weed Control at 941-764-4370 between the hours of 08:00 AM and 3:00 PM. Publ ish: April 20, 21, 22, 2018 384224 3571238 FLORIDA SOUTHWESTERN STATE COLLEGE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS #18-04 PROJECT NAME: Painting Maintenance and Repair Services College Wide ALL Meeting Locations: Florida SouthWestern State College, 8099 College Pkwy, Ft Myers, Florida 33919, Building/Room Number/Time as indicated. RFP SUBMITTAL: Wednesday, May 16, 2018, Prior to 2:00 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, Florida SouthWestern State College, ATTN: Lisa Tudor, Office of Financial Services, Sabal Hall Bldg O, Room 116A, 8099 College Pkwy, Ft Myers, FL 33919. PHASE ONE SHORT LIST PUBLIC EVALUATION TEAM MEETING: W ednesday, May 30, 2018, 9:00 A .M. Eastern Standard Time, Facil ities Office, White Hall, Bldg D, Room 216. Recommendation for intended award to be posted ment/bids on or about Monday, June 4, 2018. FSW is accepting proposals from commercial painting contractors interested in providing painting maintenance and repair services to the College. All V endors are required to carry a minimum of one million dollars of commercial general liability. Vendors interested in this project may obtain the RFP #18-04 from FSW at ment/bids. PUBLISH: 04/22/18, 04/29/18, 05/06/18 103199 3571015 Findthe newYou intheClassifieds! Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Prummell has been reappointed to the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission by Gov. Rick Scott. The commission is comprised of 19 members representing various levels of law enforcement personnel, training staff, the Attorney General and the general public. It oversees certi“cation, employment, training and conduct of Florida law enforcement, corrections and correctional probation of“cers. This will be Prummells “rst full term on the commission, having “rst served a partial term after his appointment in 2015. The commission meets quarterly around the state with the mission of ensuring all citizens of Florida are served by Sheriff reappointed to Criminal Justice Standards and Training CommissionBy ANNE EASKERSTAFF WRITER PRUMMELLCHARLOTTE COUNTY „ Beginning Monday, the Charlotte County Sheriffs Of“ce will increase traf“c enforcement at the following locations: Speed enforcement: € Midway Boulevard from U.S. 41 to Kings Highway Top crash locations: € S. McCall Road/Placida Road € Midway Boulevard/U.S. 41 € Kings Highway/Veterans Blvd. € I-75 near Jones Loop Road (construction related) Charlotte County Sheris Oce reported the following arrest: € Mark Steven Pelafas, 40, 8300 block of Whiskey Preserve Cir., Fort Myers. Charge: Driving under the inuence. Bond: $3,000.Traffic enforcement locations set 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. criminal justice of“cers who are ethical, quali“ed and well-trained, according to a press release.Email: Motorcycle run Christian Riders On a Mission for Englewood (CHROME) invites all bikers to register for a run to bene“t Englewood Helping Hand at noon April 28 at Englewood United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 700 E. Dearborn. For each bike, donate $10 plus a non-perishable item or additional cash gift, all to help provide food and services to local residents in need. The run heads out at 1:30 p.m. and ends at the Englewood Beach White Elephant with Coastal Jamz band at about 6 p.m.Youth art showP.E.O. Chapter HH will sponsor a Youth Art Show Reception from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 28 at the Englewood Art Center, 350 S. McCall Road, Englewood. The show begins April 24 and runs through May 4. Original art by students, ages kindergarten through high school, from Myakka River Elementary, Englewood Elementary, Vineland Elementary, L.A. Ainger Middle School and Lemon Bay High School will be shown. For over 20 years the reception, open to the public, has been sponsored by P.E.O. Chapter HH to celebrate the talent of our local students. The P.E.O. Sisterhood, founded in 1869 at Iowa Wesleyan College, Mount Pleasant, Iowa, and is a philanthropic and educational organization dedicated to bringing increased opportunities for higher education for women. Art in BloomAllamanda Garden Club of North Port hosts Art in BloomŽ „ a biannual ”ower show held from 1-4 p.m. Friday, April 27 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 4285 Wesley Lane, North Port. It is free to attend. It showcases ”oral design interpretation and Horticultural exhibits of original art work from the North Port Art Center,Ž according to the group. The Allamanda Garden Club of North Port meets at 1 p.m. the fourth Friday of the month between September through June at Trinity United Methodist Church. For more information, contact Susie Cochran 941-624-5135. 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Page 12 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWSToday is Earth Day. Humane Societies are very supportive of creating and maintaining a clean environment, as this special day is devoted to. There is a lot of newscasts and articles on how to achieve a healthier earth. One issue that comes to mind not only helps the environment, but also helps us to be better neighbors. That is not allowing your dog to poop in someone elses yard. And if he/she does have an accident, you should have a baggie with you to pick it up. Someone said that picking up dog poop is like changing diapers. We only agree to take care of our own kids. In other words, no one appreciates picking up poop that has been left in the yard by someone elses dog. Believe me, I have two dogs totaling 280 pounds and that is as much poop as I wish to handle. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) estimates that there are 80 million dogs in the USA. Imagine what a lucrative business selling pooper scoopers could be. Actually there are very important reasons why we all should pick up after our dogs. They include avoiding contamination, spread of disease and odor control. And what about just being a responsible pet owner, and again, a good neighbor? It really is not an expensive chore at all. Although you can buy quality made poop bags pretty inexpensively, grocery sacks and bread wrappers work quite well, especially with smaller dogs. Just put your hand inside the bag, cover the pile, pick it up, turn the bag inside out, tie it and dispose of it. Carrying some disinfectant hand wipes may be a good idea just in case. Dogs like mine require a scoop shovel, a claw rake and a garbage can. Stepping in a mess left by someone elses dog, or your own for that matter, is a real mood changer. Flat-soled shoes are bad enough, but have you ever had to clean it off the bottom of rigid-souled sneakers? We are not up north where winters force many dog owners to wait until spring and then hold a gigantic poop-scoop-athon. That can sometimes be a two-day event. It does however; seem that some people living here in Southwest Florida still operate with that same theory, even without the snow. Sadly, if this describes your neighbors, Scoop the poop for Earth Day Suncoast Humane SocietyPhil Snyder grilling out can be about as delightful as picnicking next to a hog farm. Failure to pick up after your dog is a serious problem, and it is a people problem. This includes your own yard, the property of others, and even at a doggie exercise park. In fact, the top complaint voiced at Suncoast Humane Society from frequenters of Charlotte Countys Doggie Park, is owners failure to pick up after their dogs. It takes just a few irresponsible dog owners to ruin it for the many responsible people trying to give their dogs some quality fun time. After all, we shouldnt blame our dogs for doing what they have to do. It is the nature of dogs to keep their immediate area clean, especially if they have a very small yard. If allowed they will choose their favorite potty stations in someone elses yard. It is our responsibility to keep that from happening. This may seem like a small way to help the environment but when people are peering out their window at you and your dog, it can be very big. So lets be responsible pet owners, good neighbors and guardians of our earth. Keep Scooping the Poop. Phil Snyder is the executive director of the Suncoast Humane Society. He has more than 40 years of experience in animal care, control and welfare, including 15 years with the Humane Society of the United States. To learn how you can help homeless animals at your humane society, visit or call 941-474-7884. Punta Gorda residents voices have been heard „ to some extent „ when it comes to the citys future growth. The City Council has requested staff to solicit proposals from outside planning “rms to review and update the Citizens Master Plan. The Citizens Master Plan was formed in 2005 after extensive citizen input, as well as meetings with community leaders, public presentations, workshops and design sessions, according to Team Punta Gorda. The councils decision to consider outside “rm proposals stems from resident comments at a recent community meeting. Mayor Rachel Keesling said the city is going to have to take baby steps to incorporate growth in the city but unless something changes, the people that develop private property wont see Punta Gorda as their market. I think we are a victim of our current demographic,Ž she said. If a shred and an update to the Citizens Master Plan can get some positive energy moving (between the city and its residents), then Im for it.Ž Contention between the community and the city has been an issue when it comes to progress, according to Vice Mayor Wein. We can disagree. We can get what we want in some ways,Ž he said, and (yet in) other ways, we need to go into compromise a little bit. We need to start de“ning (ourselves), and with the branding process, thats really what that process is about ... to “nd out where we want to be.Ž Punta Gorda resident Julie Moriarty supports the idea of growth in the city, not only to accommodate the retired residents but also the residents that were born in Punta Gorda. What do we tell them (the locally born residents)?,Ž she said at the April 18 council meeting. Upon graduation from high school or college, do we hand them a diploma and a bus ticket and say come back when youve made it? This city should be more than just a reward for a life well-lived elsewhere.Ž Moriarty said the city should provide a natural process of growth, including a living wage (if possible), affordable housing, as well as a city council and staff that represents them too. Most importantly,Ž she said, the understanding that those of us who move here into this very special city will come here to be a part of this unique city that will ”ourish only if we allow it.Ž Wein said that the city is trying to associate who Punta Gorda is and how it will go forward. We could be like North Port and mushroom, he said. We could evolve into something we want in a more orderly manner or we could just stay where we are and change absolutely nothing. 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OUR TOWN: SUNCOAST HOMES SUNDAY, APRIL 22, 2018 CELEBRATE EARTH DAY EVENING OF THE ARTSTREASURE CHEST OF HIDDEN GEMS Earth Day Festival today at Englewoods Buchan Park. Seepage 8. Imagine School highlights its arts. Seepage 11. The new Fin Sushi & Grill offers a 3,000square-ft urban experience.Seepage 12.The closing is the main event.Ž Thats when the buyers and sellers traditionally sit down with their Realtors and the title agent (aka closing agent) to formalize the home sale. First, the buyers are called into the conference room to sign their paperwork. If there is a lender involved, or the buyers have questions, this can take an hour or more. The buyers then return to the lobby and the sellers are called in to complete their paperwork. Once the paperwork is completed, the title agent leaves to make copies of the paperwork for each party. If there is a lender involved, the paperwork is transmitted to that lender for approval. I have been in closings where that step took hours, though that was out of the norm. Once the approval comes through, the lender disburses the money to the title agent who then disburses the funds in accordance with the settlement statement. There are customer-focused lenders that disburse the funds quickly. There are others who only disburse the funds at preset intervals during the day. That can delay the closing for several hours. And this is what happens when everything goes right. I remember a Friday afternoon closing where things went the other way. The papers were signed, the lender issued their “nal approval, and the lender had supposedly wired the funds to the title agent. The out-of-town buyers were ready to unload the moving van sitting in front of their new home as soon as the closing was completed. That was around noon. The lender insisted it had wired the money to the title company. But the money never showed up. Both the title company and lender were frantically exchanging calls and attempting to trace the money trail, 5 p.m. rolled around and the banks closed. It wasnt until the banks reopened Monday How to streamline the closing BrettSLATTERYCOLUMNIST 502 Bay Point Ave, Nokomis 1751 Bobcat Trail, North Port 1078 Sanger St., Port Charlotte 502 Bay Point Ave, Nokomis, FL 34275 County: Sarasota Year Built: 1954 List Price: $ 259,000 LP/SqFt: $245,27 Garage/Carport: Carport, Circular Drive Beds: 2 Baths: 1 Sq Ft Heated: 1,056 Total Acreage: 1‡4 acre to 21,779 Sq Ft. Pool: No Location: Nokomis Bay Point Listing Agent/ Brokerage: Honesty Mantkowski, Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate 813-335-2808 1751 Bobcat Trail, North Port, FL 34288 County: Sarasota Year Built: 2006 List Price: $ 499,500 LP/SqFt: $195.81 Garage/Carport: Garage Beds: 4 Baths: 3 Sq Ft Heated: 2551 Total Acreage: 1‡4 Acre to 21,779 Sq. Ft. Pool: Community Pool. Location: Bobcat Trail Listing Agent/ Brokerage: Lauren Bates, Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate, 843-377-6577 1078 Sanger St., Port Charlotte, FL 33952 County: Charlotte Year Built: 1971 List Price: $ 164,900 LP/SqFt: $118.55 Garage/Carport: Garage Beds: 2 Baths: 1/1 Sq Ft Heated: 1391 Total Acreage: Up to 10,889 Sq. Ft. Pool: No Location: Port Charlotte Listing A gent/ Brokerage: Jackie Robertson, Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate, 941-441-7223CLOSING | 2 LOS ANGELES „ Higher mortgage rates are making the already challenging task of buying an affordable home even tougher for many Americans this spring. In metro areas such as Denver, buyers are rushing to close a deal before mortgage rates get too high. In Dallas, some are embracing longer commutes to “nd homes they can afford. And in places such as Los Angeles, where the number of homes for sale is down sharply from a year ago, sellers routinely receive multiple offers. While still low by historical standards, long-term mortgage rates have been mostly climbing this year. The average weekly rate on a 30-year “xed-rate mortgage edged up to 4.42 percent last week. It was 3.95 percent at the start of this year. A mere extra half percentage point or so can boost monthly payments and add tens of thousands of dollars extra in interest over the life of the typical 30-year loan. At a time when home prices are rising faster than incomes in many parts of the country, that could be enough to shut out some would-be buyers who make the median income in cities such as Seattle and Los Angeles. First-time buyers already face signi“cant hurdles to homeownership because starter homes have seen the steepest price increases as well as sharpest decline in the number of homes on the market. Higher mortgage rates only further limit what buyers can afford. The combination of low inventory, rising prices and higher mortgage rates is expected to weigh on the U.S. housing market this year, with several economists and housing experts forecasting U.S. home sales will be ”at or only slightly higher than in 2017. Weve been talking Road to homeownership gets rockier this spring as rates riseBy ALEX VEIGA and LARRY FENNASSOCIATED PRESSRATES | 2


Page 14 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 2 morning that we discovered the lender had transposed one digit in the wiring instructions. It wasnt until later that day the poor buyer was able to complete the closing and move in. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to streamline the closing and make more ef“cient use of your time. Thats important because whether you are a buyer or seller, its likely you are in the process of moving and have a lot to do. First, ask your Realtor if you can pre-sign the closing documents before the closing date. Some lenders require you to sign the documents the day of the closing, but most do not. Setting up an appointment for your pre-signing eliminates the waiting-around time cited above. If there is an issue, it can be discovered and resolved without delaying the closing. Second, understand that there is no need to be physically present for the closing. The old days of buyers bringing a cashiers check and sellers being paid by a cashiers check are long gone due to rampant counterfeiting of these instruments. Today buyers typically wire money directly from their bank to the title agent, and the title agent wires the proceeds directly into the sellers account. This is preferable because the buyers money is available instantly. There is no 10-day hold on the check. Third, schedule the closing so that the following day is a business day. If an issue arises that cannot be resolved on the day of closing, the resolution process can resume the following morning. Happy Closing! Brett Slattery is broker/ owner of Brett Slattery Realty llc in Charlotte County. Brett responds to all questions and column suggestions, including those not printed due to space limitations. Reach him via 941-468-1430,, or PAGE 1 about low inventory for several years, and yet inventory continues to turn lower,Ž said Danielle Hale, chief economist for That puts us in a position where for home shoppers this spring its going to be the most competitive market weve seen in the last few years.Ž Chad Zolman got a taste of that while looking for a home in Denver. The account manager made 11 offers since his search began in September, but lost out to rivals offering more money. As mortgage rates started rising, so did Zolmans anxiety about being able to afford to buy. The rates kept going up, and the more the rates kept going up, the less house you can buy,Ž said Zolman, 41. And the less house you can buy in this market, thats not good. You have to be able to pony up the cash.Ž Zolman eventually bought a newly built, three-bedroom townhome for $370,000. He got approved for a 30-year “xed-rate loan just under 4.7 percent. Hes not in the clear yet, however. He cant lock in his rate until midMay, within the 120-day window before construction on the house is completed. And if rates go higher by then? It is what it is,Ž Zolman said. You just have to pay it.Ž For others, rising mortgage rates „ the 30-year rate hit a four-year high of 4.46 percent in March „ make it tougher to bridge the widening gap between home prices and incomes. Cities such as Denver, Los Angeles, Miami and Seattle have become less and less affordable, particularly for millennials and others looking to purchase their “rst home. Consider that the national median home price is $225,264. That works out to 3.8 times the U.S. median income of $59,039, according to the most recent annual income “gures from the U.S. Census and home price data from real estate information company Attom Data Solutions. The same price-to-income ratio was 3.3 back in 2000. The affordability equation is less daunting for the buyer who earns the median wage in Pittsburgh, where a median-priced home at $125,000 is about 2.2 times the metro areas median income of $56,063. The same goes for buyers in St. Louis, Oklahoma City, Indianapolis, Baltimore and other cities where the median home price is less than three times the median income. By comparison, the home price-to-income gap becomes a yawning chasm in several California cities like Los Angeles, where a median-priced home at $605,000 is more than nine times the metropolitan areas median income of $65,950. Rising housing prices have widened the home price-income gap to “ve times or more in Seattle, Denver, Portland, Oregon, and Reno, Nevada, among other cities. When you look at the coastlines „ Seattle, San Francisco, New York, places in the Northeast „ you have a lot of those “rst-time homebuyers who are now being priced out of the market,Ž said Nick Bailey, CEO of Century 21 Real Estate. Theres a point at which the average “rst-time homebuyer just cant compete.Ž At this point, rising mortgage rates account for about a third of the increase in the typical homebuyers monthly payment, while the pickup in home prices makes up about two-thirds of that increased payment. At least so far, rising prices have been a much bigger factor,Ž Hale said. And the reason prices are rising is that balance between supply and demand: Plentiful demand; not enough inventory.Ž The supply of homes for sale fell 8.1 percent in February from a year earlier to 1.59 million. It would take just 3.4 months to snap up the supply of available homes at the current sales rate, down from an average of 6 months since 2000. Last year was the fastest housing market, in terms of days on market, that weve ever seen,Ž said Nela Richardson, chief economist at the real estate company Redfin. Homes are now selling five days faster than last year, she added. Many current homeowners who locked in historically low rates in recent years may be reluctant to sell if it means taking on a higher mortgage rate on their next home. That could further diminish the inventory of homes for sale nationwide. Even if rates dont move much, buyers can expect prices to keep climbing this year would-be buyers vastly outnumber the homes up for sale. A strong job market has helped boost con“dence among many Americans that its a good time to buy a home. Millennials, the largest generation since the baby boomers, are reaching peak homebuyer age, adding to the crop of would-be buyers this spring. The inventory crunch is there and its really acute for “rst-time buyers,Ž said Cheryl Young, senior economist at Trulia. Its de“nitely a sellers market.Ž Home sales have been uneven so far this year. Among existing homes, sales rose 3 percent in February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.54 million, according to the National Association of Realtors. That gain followed sales declines in December and January. Overall, home prices are 6.3 percent higher than their peak in July 2006. Prices plunged when the housing bubble burst, hitting bottom in February 2012. Since then, prices have rebounded 46.5 percent. To cope with rising prices in Dallas, “rst-time buyers like Rob Chilton and his wife broadened their search area, even if it lengthened their commutes to work The couple, who cut back on dining out and other luxuries the past few years to set aside money for a down payment, bought a three-bedroom, two-bath “xer-upper for $335,000 in February. Thats $15,000 below the asking price, but $45,000 more than what the couple felt they could comfortably afford. Houses that used to be comfortably in our price range three or four years ago are now out of our price range,Ž said Chilton, a music teacher. The house is also in a suburb that adds an extra 15 minutes to Chiltons wifes work commute, on top of the hour-long drive she had before. By moving a little further North, we could get a newer home in a little bit better condition in our price range,Ž said Chilton, 33. In Dallas, as in many other markets this spring, its common for sellers to receive multiple offers above their asking price. A home that hit the market recently for $215,000 drew no shortage of buyers, said James Williams, broker associate at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty. In the “rst weekend we had 40 showings, 10 offers with the highest offer being $15,000, or 7 percent, over the list price,Ž Williams said. Theres de“nitely a shortage of inventory under $300,000, and when those homes do come on the market its a frenzy.ŽRISINGFROM PAGE 1 AP PHOTOIn this April 7 photo, Chad Zolman, left, joins his 5-year-old son, Quinten, in standing at the site of their yet-to-be-constructed new home in Castle Rock, Colorado. The rates kept going up, and the more the rates kept going up, the less house you can buy,Ž said Zolman, 41. And the less house you can buy in this market, thats not good. You have to be able to pony up the cash.Ž Zolman eventually bought a newly built, three-bedroom townhome for $370,000. 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The Sun /Sunday, April 22, 2018 E/N/C Page 15 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 3 Its tough out there for would-be homeowners. Theyre facing rising mortgage rates, higher home prices and a shortage of available houses in many markets. Plus, recent changes to the tax law do them no favors. So what can a potential homebuyer do?Get perspectiveHigher mortgage rates may feel like salt in the wound for those shopping in tight markets. Rates have been rising since late last year. The average rate on a 30-year, “xed-rate mortgage hit a high of 4.45 percent last month. Thats its highest since 2014, but still well below where its been historically. The fours are not a terrible place to be,Ž said Skylar Olsen, director of economic research at Zillow. So what does this cost the homebuyer? If the median home price in the US is $225,264, then over the life of a 30-year loan at 4.5 percent youd pay $148,506 in interest. At 5 percent, it rises to $168,057 in interest. Thats a difference of $19,551. But for perspective, consider the $229,849 someone would pay over the life of the loan if the rate was 6.5 percent, where it was hovering the summer of 2007 before the recession hit. Thats more than $81,000 over the “rst example. These all assume a 20 percent down payment. What can you do to cope? Your credit will largely determine the rate you get, so keep that clean. Lock in your rate when you are ready. Rates vary day to day and timing it well is more luck than skill, Olsen said.Hunt hardIts not a market for the faint of heart. The median home price right now is up 7.6 percent from last year and up 15 percent compared to the year before that, according to Zillow. And compared to three years ago? Up nearly 22 percent. These price hikes, more than higher rates, make the costs prohibitive for some buyers. And inventory is tight because homes are selling so quickly. If you are struggling with the fact there arent a lot of options, you have to be looking every day,Ž she said. And move fast if you do “nd something you like.Be preparedIts even more important in a challenging real estate market to make sure you have the basics covered: check your credit, know what you can afford and come to the hunt preapproved for a mortgage. Homes in many markets are receiving multiple offers, so be ready to compete. Consider ways to sweeten your deal: a bigger down payment, more earnest money or a shorter closing time may give you an edge. You also may also want to consider an escalation clause, which allows a buyer to say they will pay a certain amount over any higher offer up to a ceiling. And cash is still king. An all-cash offer means there are no appraisals or mortgages to slow (or possibly derail) the deal. If you can, consider asking for help. Olsen said that in pre-recession days, about 18 percent of buyers accepted a gift from family or friends. Now its about a quarter.Help along the wayIf youre a novice, consider attending a “rst-time homebuyer class or meeting with a HUD housing counselor, who can provide free or low-cost advice. They can walk you through the process and help you assess what you can afford. They can also alert potential homebuyers to assistance programs in their area, said Karen Hoskins of nonpro“t NeighborWorks America. There are a variety of programs that help people with down payments, closing costs or other services. Finally, a good real estate agent can help buyers craft a deal and assist with their knowledge of the market. For example, Olsen notes that on the West Coast its more common to price a home low with the assumption offers will come in over asking, whereas on the East Coast its more acceptable to make an offer below asking.The tax manWhat about taxes? Its true, tax laws are not as generous as they once were for homeowners, but the changes dont affect everyone equally. Homeowners can deduct interest paid on the “rst $750,000 of a loan for a newly purchased “rst or second home. That is down from the prior limit of $1 million. And homeowners have also lost the unlimited federal deduction for state and local income and sales tax. Taxpayers will now be allowed to deduct only up to $10,000 in combined property and state and local income taxes, so that hurts people in areas with heavy tax burdens.Stay focusedHomeownership isnt for everyone but if you decide to stay in the hunt, keep saving as its an appreciating market in many areas. And try not to get lost in the mania. The usual rules still apply: dont buy more house than you can afford and think about the practicality of it as a place to live, not an investment. We have already seen the hard lessons people have learned when they assume everything is moving up and there will be no pitfalls or crashes,Ž said Bruce McClary of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling. There is an investment value in homeownership but time is a big factor. Its slow and steady because there are peaks and valleys. It can be a roller coaster at times.ŽLanding the right house in a tough market for homebuyersBy SARAH SKIDMORE SELLAP PERSONAL FINANCE WRITER AP PHOTOIn this April 9 photo, Rob Chilton and his wife Saria pose for a photo in their recently purchased home in Frisco, Texas. To co pe with rising prices in Dallas, rst-time buyers like Chilton and his wife have broadened their search area, even if it lengthens their commutes to work. The couple, who cut back on dining out and other luxuries the past few years to set aside money for a down payment, bought a three-bedroom, two-bath xer-upper for $335,000 in February.adno=50534001This years National Theme is Embrace Your VoiceŽ. Over the past 6 months, we have seen many celebrities, women and men, who have done just that. They have emerged from darkness to embrace the power of a collective voice in unison and said Me TooŽ, telling the world that they were sexually assaulted. That darkness over these brave individuals was not their own. It was cast upon them by abusers, who took away the most basic human right: the right to your own body. Abusers who knew what they were doing, preyed upon the vulnerable, and then went about their lives, leaving these survivors with guilt, shame, and fear. Many of these abusers run to brag about their latest conquestsŽ, further demonstrating that, to them, sexual assault is a sport. Finally, a movement has begun and a match has been struck. Finally, the survivors can stand together and say Me TooŽ and call out their abusers. And “ nally, people are beginning to listen. No longer will they sit in silence, embarrassed or ashamed by what theyve endured. Embrace Your VoiceŽƒ. Your VOICEƒ has POWERApril is Sexual Assault Awareness Month Join the fun as we Raise Awareness of Sexual AssaultPort Charlotte Town Center Mall1441 Tamiami TrailIn front of Regal CinemaTuesday04.24.18 ~ from 2-7 pm PRIZES GAMES RAFFLES24 HOUR Sexual Assault Helpline941-637-0404This project was supported by Grant No. COHD7 awarded by the O ce on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, “ ndings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/ program/ exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily re” ect the views of the Department of Justice, O ce on Violence Against Women, the Department of Health, or the Florida Council Against Sexual Violence.ŽFor More Information Contact: Florida Council Against Sexual Violence (FCASV) 1-850-297-2000 The Center for Abuse and Rape Emergencies, Inc. (C.A.R.E.) 941-637-0404 or Englewood 941-475-6465 The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) 1-800-656-HOPE C.A.R.E. believes that Sexual Assault Victims have the following rights: € Right to Be Treated with Fairness, Dignity, and Respect € Right to Be Informed € Right to Be Heard and Participate in the Criminal Justice Process € Right to timely disposition of the case € Right to notice about the status of the case € Right to apply for compensation C.A.R.E. provided services: € Certi“ ed rape crisis center € 24-hour hotline/helpline services € 24-hour rape crisis hospital response € One-on-one counseling and Sexual Assault support groups € Court advocates to assist in court at Charlotte County Justice CenterFor More Information Contact: C.A.R.E. Sexual Assault Helpline 941-637-0404 ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT C.A.R.E. 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By taking a stance, and doing so publicly, you are helping to shine that light. Violence breeds in ignorance, but ignorance is no longer an excuse. A sexual assault happens every 98 seconds in the US. That means, in the time it took you to read this article, it just happened again. Will you stand with the Center for Abuse and Rape Emergencies this April? Will you wear a teal ribbon? Will you embrace your voice and have a conversation that matters with the people in your life? Karen McElhaney Executive Director If you or someone you know has experienced Sexual Assault at any time, a trained advocate is available 24/7 on our Helpline. Call (941) 637-0404. All C.A.R.E. services are free and con“ dential. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month


Page 16 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 4 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. „ Its not often that you can tour an entire home inside a convention center exhibit hall, but when the house is just over 200 square feet and attached to a trailer, it can go just about anywhere. About a dozen people were waiting to tour the 84 Lumber tiny house at about noon Sunday at the Mid-Atlantic Home Show. From the outside, it looked much like any other house: pale yellow siding, a red metal roof, glass sliding doors „ and even a front porch. But its tiny,Ž James Phillips said to his wife, Benita, as they walked up to the home. Benita didnt care. In fact, its what she liked most about the model tiny home, called the Shonsie.Ž No one can come stay at my house or sleep in my bed,Ž Benita said with a grin. The Phillips are a Navy family, and Benita said she has grandchildren from here to San Diego. With a tiny house, she could bring all the comforts of home with her to visit them. But the best part? You can just pick up and go whenever you want,Ž she said. Tony DiDomenico, general manager of the Newport News 84 Lumber store, said thats what attracts many customers to the trendy dwelling. Where can you park a tiny house? Wherever you want, builder saysBy AMY POULTERTHE VIRGINIAN-PILOTTINY | 5 TNS PHOTOPeople tour a tiny house at the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Home & Outdoor Living Show in Virginia Beach on April 15. PHOTO BY HEIDIMARIE J. BURKEMichael Saunders & Company in Englewood won ve awards at the Sun s Best of Englewood Readers Choice awards banquet. The company won rst place for Best Real Estate Company, Best Title Company, Best Mortgage Lender, Best Real Estate Rental Management, and was nalist for Best Customer Service. A photo that ran in a special section April 15 did not list the complete array of awards. Pictured are Jim Litton, Karre Litton, Mary Smedley, Shelly Blakeman, Marcia Cullinan, Erin Halstead and Elisa Gersman.More awards for Michael Saunders & Co. For more information, visit Sound like a foreign language? Not to us. We speak spine repair. In fact, Sarasota Memorial is a regional leader in this highly specialized area of medicine. Our experienced spine surgeons are uent in diagnosing and treating complex conditions of the spine, including degenerative spondylolisthesis (spon-de-lo-lis-thee-sisŽ). We speak spine repair and that translates to the most advanced care and better outcomes for our patients.We speak spine repair Degenerative Spondylolisthesis adno=54533434


The Sun /Sunday, April 22, 2018 E/N/C Page 17 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 5 Q: How many price quotes should I get in re“nancing my mortgage? A: Get as many valid quotes as possible. Two or three valid ones help; 10 phony ones are worthless, or worse. Valid price quotes must meet three major conditions: € Same market timing: All quotes must be as of the same day, since mortgage lenders reset their prices every morning. Comparing As price on Monday with Bs price on Tuesday is looking for trouble. € Same transaction features: Valid price quotes are based on the same assumptions regarding the features of your transaction that affect price. These include the loan amount, property value, type of property, zip code of property, lock period, whether or not you are waiving escrow, your FICO score, and whether you are occupying the house or renting it. And on a re“nance, you must indicate whether or not you are taking any cash out of the transaction. If you dont specify all of these factors, the lender will probably assume the best so the price quote will be as low as possible. For example, if your home is a duplex, which usually commands a higher price, and you dont indicate it in soliciting a price quote, the lender will assume that it is a single-family home because that commands the lowest price. € Absence of lowballing: Even if you specify all relevant transaction features, some loan of“cers (LOs) will quote a price below the price they could actually deliver that day, a process called lowballing. The purpose is to win the bidding contest with other LOs so that you will come back. If you do come back, the lowball price quote will be explained away either by changes in the market since the original quote, or by transaction features that you neglected to mention when you solicited the original quote. Indeed, lowballing is most likely to occur with borrowers who request a price quote without specifying all the relevant transaction features that affect the price. To obtain prices on my website, shoppers must enter all the information that affects prices „ otherwise the prices dont appear. Prices are shown for each lender, they are always current, and they are received directly from each lenders pricing system, bypassing the lenders LOs. Is the zero-plus mortgage a good deal? Q: The zero-plus mortgage has no origination, underwriting or processing fees and gives the borrower a $1,000 closing credit. Will it save the borrower a bundle, as advertised? A: This question cant be answered de“nitively without knowing the interest rate charged and all the transaction features that affect the price. Nonetheless, I am quite con“dent that the answer is no because this lender is doing nothing more than giving a special name, and tying a ribbon around, a standard option that all lenders offer. To illustrate the point, I shopped my site for a 30-year “xed-rate loan of $380,000 on April 14 and was offered 16 combinations of interest rate and lender fees. These ranged from a fee of $10,485 with a rate of 3.75 percent to a credit of $22,325 at a rate of 5.625 percent. Within that distribution is another option, consisting of a rate of 4.375 percent and a credit of $1709. If I retained that rate but cut the credit to $1,000 and called it The Lenders SpecialŽ, it would have no origination, underwriting or processing fees, and it would provide a $1,000 closing credit. But it would be a rip-off rather than a bargain. Take a HECM reverse mortgage now or wait? Q: I am 62 and wont need any funds till I stop working at 65. Should I take a HECM credit line now and sit on it, or would I do better to wait three years and take it then? A: If you take a credit line now and let it sit unused, the line will grow at a rate equal to the mortgage interest rate plus the 1.25 percent mortgage insurance premium rate. If you wait three years, the initial line will be larger because you are three years older and (presumably) your house will be worth more. In working the numbers, I found that with an annual house appreciation rate of about 2.5 percent, it was a wash. If you expect appreciation to exceed 2.5 percent, you do better by waiting, and vice versa.Readers questions about mortgage shoppingBy JACK GUTTENTAGTHE MORTGAGE PROFESSOR The company has sold about two dozen of the homes since they began manufacturing them two years ago. Lumber 84 offers four models, ranging from $50,000 to $80,000; theyre all built on steel trailers. DiDomenico said the homes come fully assembled and typically have a bedroom, a fully functional kitchen, a bathroom and a dining area. In models that have a bedroom on the second ”oor, a rolling library-style ladder goes up to the loft. Standing outside the display home, Vince Roney was skeptical. He said the miniature home was just a fraction of the size of his and he wasnt sure hed have enough room to move around. Its cute, but I dont think I could sleep in it for more than a couple of nights,Ž Roney said, while his wife, Millie, was inside checking out the kitchen. Roney wondered where you can park them. Wherever you want,Ž DiDomenico said „ as long as the location is zoned accordingly, anyway, and it depends on whether the tiny home is attached to a trailer or on a foundation. Before leaving the convention center, Benita brought the rest of her family to check out the tiny home. 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Page 18 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 6 CHARLOTTE COUNTY/NORTH PORT COURTESY OF PUNTA GORDA, PORT CHARLOTTE, NORTH PORT ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS ML# Status Address Zip Code City Sq. Ft. List Price Pool Sold Price BE FB HB Built Property Style Sold Terms Sold Date SP /SqFt SP/LP Ratio C7249453 Sold 21405 OLEAN BLVD #408 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 656 $59,900 Community $55,000 1 1 0 1982 Condominium Cash 4/13/2018 83 .84 0.92 C7250009 Sold 21512 MALLORY AVE 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 843 $80,000 None $80,000 2 1 0 1960 Single Family Residence Cash 4/18/2018 89.79 1 N5917138 Sold 8064 HERBISON AVE 34287 NORTH PORT 588 $82,500 None $82,600 1 1 0 1963 Single Family Residence Cash 4/12/2018 90. 57 1 C7247302 Sold 26267 NORTHERN CROSS RD #2B 33983 PUNTA GORDA 891 $86,900 Community $86,000 2 2 0 1988 Condominium Cash 4/16/2018 96.52 0.99 C7248928 Sold 21405 OLEAN BLVD #416 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 807 $89,900 Community $87,500 2 2 0 1982 Condominium Cash 4/17/2018 10 8.43 0.97 N5915279 Sold 5846 CASANOVA AVE 34291 NORTH PORT 1511 $99,000 None $85,000 3 2 0 2017 Single Family Residence Cash 4/13/2018 38 .32 0.86 D5920057 Sold 13100 S MCCALL RD #184 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 850 $99,900 None $89,000 2 2 0 1984 Condominium Cash 4/12/2018 97.8 0 .89 C7248741 Sold 25225 RAMPART BLVD #2104 33983 PUNTA GORDA 886 $114,900 Community $114,900 2 2 0 1984 Condominium Conventional 4/ 12/2018 129.68 1 C7249831 Sold 1067 WEBSTER AVE NW 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1115 $115,000 None $108,000 2 2 0 1977 Single Family Residence Conventio nal 4/16/2018 57.88 0.94 D5920359 Sold 1685 FAUST DR 34224 ENGLEWOOD 892 $115,000 None $105,000 2 1 0 1968 Single Family Residence Cash 4/12/2018 77.95 0.91 D5920580 Sold 110 N OLDENBURGH CT NE 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1176 $118,500 None $122,000 3 2 0 1977 Single Family Residence FHA 4/ 13/2018 76.06 1.03 D5920581 Sold 6800 PLACIDA RD #251 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1092 $119,000 Community $100,000 2 2 0 1987 Condominium Cash 4/17/2018 91.58 0.84 U7847416 Sold 450 CRYSTAL AVE NW 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1039 $119,900 None $103,000 2 2 0 1977 Single Family Residence Cash 4/18/ 2018 64.78 0.86 D5922700 Sold 17131 DOYLE AVE 33954 PORT CHARLOTTE 1668 $119,900 None $107,500 3 2 0 1984 Single Family Residence Cash 4/13/201 8 38.56 0.9 D5920818 Sold 13514 BENNETT DR 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 918 $119,900 Private, Community $105,000 2 1 0 1978 Single Family Residence Cash 4/18/2018 72.02 0.88 C7248731 Sold 1649 HARMONY DR 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 920 $120,000 None $123,600 2 1 0 1968 Single Family Residence FHA 4/12/2018 89.57 1.03 C7247352 Sold 3420 ASH ST 33950 PUNTA GORDA 920 $129,000 None $115,000 3 1 0 1957 Single Family Residence FHA 4/16/2018 92.82 0 .89 D5922303 Sold 2880 9TH ST 34224 ENGLEWOOD 858 $129,900 None $122,500 2 1 0 1960 Single Family Residence Cash 4/16/2018 79.75 0. 94 C7249641 Sold 3425 SUNRISE TRL 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1105 $135,000 None $130,000 2 2 0 1975 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/17/2018 77.75 0.96 N5914638 Sold 5725 GREENWOOD AVE #7202 34287 NORTH PORT 1153 $137,500 Community $134,000 2 2 0 1999 Condominium Cash 4/13/2018 106.77 0.97 C7248650 Sold 6744 STARDUST AVE 34287 NORTH PORT 912 $137,800 Community $135,000 2 1 1 1977 Single Family Residence Conventiona l 4/13/2018 96.15 0.98 C7249500 Sold 18439 VAN NUYS CIR 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 912 $139,000 None $125,000 2 2 0 1985 Single Family Residence Conventiona l 4/16/2018 91.37 0.9 D5923034 Sold 11240 CARNEGIE AVE 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1014 $139,000 None $135,000 2 2 0 1983 Single Family Residence Cash 4/16/2018 89.64 0.97 D5922825 Sold 326 CAPATOLA ST 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1138 $139,900 None $125,000 3 2 0 1977 Single Family Residence Private 4/16/ 2018 76.17 0.89 D5922716 Sold 6610 GASPARILLA PINES BLVD #125 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1230 $145,000 Community $140,000 2 2 0 1996 Condominium Cash 4/18 /2018 113.82 0.97 C7249674 Sold 26208 MINDANAO LN 33983 PUNTA GORDA 1698 $147,000 None $144,000 3 2 0 1988 Single Family Residence Other 4/16/201 8 60.5 0.98 D5923470 Sold 1545 LORALIN DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1096 $148,900 None $156,000 2 2 1 1966 Single Family Residence Cash 4/13/2018 82. 54 1.05 C7249026 Sold 22330 GLENEAGLES TER 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1727 $149,000 Private $120,000 2 2 0 1969 Single Family Residence Cash 4/18/2018 42.39 0.81 A4212586 Sold 3310 GREAT NECK ST 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1191 $149,900 Private $158,000 2 2 0 1979 Single Family Residence FHA 4/1 3/2018 80.61 1.05 C7247385 Sold 19385 WATER OAK DR #201 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1289 $149,900 Community $145,000 3 2 0 2004 Condominium Conventional 4/12/2018 112.49 0.97 N5914032 Sold 6067 OTIS RD 34287 NORTH PORT 1124 $149,900 None $149,000 2 1 0 1969 Single Family Residence VA 4/16/2018 87.65 0 .99 C7249676 Sold 3903 BULA LN 34287 NORTH PORT 958 $150,000 None $150,000 2 2 0 1985 Single Family Residence FHA 4/13/2018 82.83 1 D5923416 Sold 930 LAMPP DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1137 $159,900 None $159,000 2 2 0 1972 Single Family Residence Cash 4/12/2018 82.09 0.99 C7249644 Sold 522 BEAL ST NW 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1417 $159,900 None $155,000 3 2 0 1989 Single Family Residence Cash 4/12/2018 69.38 0.97 C7247575 Sold 3347 ELKCAM BLVD 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1481 $159,900 None $159,900 3 2 0 1973 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/17/2018 89.18 1 T2914231 Sold 865 WEBSTER AVE NW 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1525 $163,000 None $159,000 3 2 0 1990 Single Family Residence Convention al 4/12/2018 67.92 0.98 C7246933 Sold 8354 FAY AVE 34287 NORTH PORT 1268 $163,300 Private $163,000 3 2 0 1967 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/12 /2018 79.13 1 C7250688 Sold 3617 BELLEFONTE AVE 34286 NORTH PORT 1893 $165,000 None $160,000 4 2 0 2007 Single Family Residence Cash 4/13/201 8 61.47 0.97 D5922915 Sold 9244 SAN BERNANDINO AVE 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1064 $165,000 None $165,000 2 2 0 1986 Single Family Residence FHA 4/18/2 018 94.66 1 D5921407 Sold 21027 CORNELL AVE 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1431 $169,500 Private $171,000 3 2 0 1981 Single Family Residence FHA 4/12 /2018 79.31 1.01 O5546698 Sold 12088 PANDOWDY AVE 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1164 $169,900 None $165,000 3 2 0 1997 Single Family Residence FHA 4/16/2 018 101.85 0.97 D5918538 Sold 56 MAGNOLIA AVE 34223 ENGLEWOOD 880 $169,900 None $161,000 2 1 1 1956 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/16/2 018 161 0.95 C7250526 Sold 5372 SYLVANIA AVE 34291 NORTH PORT 1234 $172,900 None $175,000 3 2 0 1992 Single Family Residence FHA 4/13/2018 9 5.42 1.01 C7248876 Sold 21031 DELAKE AVE 33954 PORT CHARLOTTE 1674 $174,900 None $170,000 3 2 0 2007 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/16/2018 62.68 0.97 C7249907 Sold 23078 WORTH AVE 33954 PORT CHARLOTTE 1936 $175,000 None $180,000 3 2 0 1993 Single Family Residence FHA 4/18/2018 67.92 1.03 C7248644 Sold 1 PIRATES LN #14A 33955 PUNTA GORDA 1516 $175,000 Community $172,000 2 2 0 1979 Condominium Conventional 4/13/201 8 113.46 0.98 C7246418 Sold 18519 ALPHONSE CIR 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1408 $177,500 None $175,000 3 2 0 1998 Single Family Residence VA 4/16/20 18 84.66 0.99 C7248736 Sold 2030 ALLIANCE AVE 34286 NORTH PORT 1236 $179,900 None $179,900 3 2 0 2001 Single Family Residence FHA 4/13/2018 9 2.64 1 C7246528 Sold 2144 HOPWOOD RD 34287 NORTH PORT 1512 $179,900 None $175,000 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence FHA 4/16/2018 84. 46 0.97 C7249754 Sold 2652 SHALIMAR TER 34286 NORTH PORT 1241 $182,900 None $182,900 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence FHA 4/16/2018 9 6.21 1 C7250529 Sold 2123 CANNOLOT BLVD 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1495 $185,000 Private $152,000 3 2 0 1979 Single Family Residence Cash 4/ 16/2018 63.39 0.82 T2927201 Sold 1662 KADASHOW AVE 34288 NORTH PORT 1550 $186,000 None $192,000 3 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence FHA 4/12/2018 8 5.6 1.03 C7242646 Sold 255 W END DR #3312 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1351 $186,000 Community $178,000 2 2 0 2003 Condominium Conventional 4/16/20 18 131.75 0.96 C7250064 Sold 20254 ANDOVER AVE 33954 PORT CHARLOTTE 1248 $189,900 Private $188,450 3 2 0 1979 Single Family Residence FHA 4/13 /2018 86.6 0.99 N5916779 Sold 5629 BLIFFERT ST 34287 NORTH PORT 1362 $189,900 None $170,000 3 2 0 1980 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/1 6/2018 79.03 0.9 C7248060 Sold 247 DORCHESTER ST 33954 PORT CHARLOTTE 1812 $193,000 Private $193,000 3 2 0 1985 Single Family Residence Conventi onal 4/16/2018 73 1 A4206870 Sold 3261 SAWMILL AVE 34286 NORTH PORT 1323 $194,900 None $203,895 3 2 0 2017 Single Family Residence FHA 4/17/2018 10 9.09 1.05 C7249088 Sold 151 DUXBURY AVE 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1767 $199,900 None $199,900 3 2 0 1958 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/16/2018 77.36 1 C7400330 Sold 2268 PINEWOOD ST 34288 NORTH PORT 1437 $201,900 None $201,900 3 2 0 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/17/20 18 99.65 1 C7247650 Sold 1006 MALAY TER NW 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1548 $205,900 Private $205,000 3 2 0 1981 Single Family Residence VA 4/15/ 2018 89.32 1 C7249538 Sold 2149 ACHILLES ST 33980 PORT CHARLOTTE 1820 $210,000 Private $205,000 2 2 0 1978 Single Family Residence Conventio nal 4/16/2018 84.43 0.98 C7247255 Sold 530 SANTIGUAY ST 33983 PUNTA GORDA 1541 $212,150 None $205,150 3 2 0 2017 Single Family Residence FHA 4/12/2018 0.97 C7248096 Sold 2593 BAY CITY TER 34286 NORTH PORT 1532 $214,900 Private $210,000 3 2 0 2000 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/12/2018 98.13 0.98 D5922464 Sold 9366 FRUITLAND AVE 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1578 $215,000 None $212,000 3 2 0 2010 Single Family Residence Cash 4/16/2018 90.41 0.99 C7246091 Sold 1119 CAMBON AVE 34288 NORTH PORT 1664 $224,900 None $220,000 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/13 /2018 90.13 0.98 D5920779 Sold 25491 BANFF LN 33983 PUNTA GORDA 1860 $227,500 None $215,000 3 2 0 1990 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/13 /2018 78.13 0.95 N5914570 Sold 7308 SPINNAKER BLVD 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1551 $229,900 Private $222,000 3 2 0 1987 Single Family Residence Conventiona l 4/16/2018 102.59 0.97 N5916061 Sold 3722 ELDRON AVE 34286 NORTH PORT 1716 $233,900 None $223,000 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/16 /2018 90.5 0.95 D5922957 Sold 6336 SUNNYBROOK BLVD 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1855 $234,900 Private $234,900 3 2 0 1990 Single Family Residence Convention al 4/12/2018 96.27 1 C7246746 Sold 33 MANIZAKS AVE 33983 PUNTA GORDA 2128 $235,000 Private $235,000 4 3 0 2002 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/17/2018 78.13 1 N5914635 Sold 745 SPRUCE ST 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1782 $238,900 None $229,900 3 2 0 2004 Single Family Residence FHA 4/16/2018 89.32 0.96 C7238204 Sold 3873 CAPE COLE BLVD 33955 PUNTA GORDA 1425 $238,900 None $238,900 2 2 0 1995 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/13/2018 110.7 1 C7244597 Sold 21322 EDGEWATER DR 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1513 $239,000 Private $232,000 3 2 0 1959 Single Family Residence Convent ional 4/18/2018 101.27 0.97 A4203524 Sold 2939 BEEVILLE AVE 34287 NORTH PORT 1759 $239,500 None $219,500 3 2 0 2017 Single Family Residence Cash 4/12/2018 83.91 0.92 D5922479 Sold 1777 WALDEN CT 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1652 $239,900 None $227,000 3 2 0 2004 Single Family Residence Cash 4/13/2018 107. 48 0.95 C7250142 Sold 1482 UMBER CT 33983 PUNTA GORDA 2082 $247,500 Private $238,000 3 2 0 1988 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/ 16/2018 81.31 0.96 C7250257 Sold 25188 MARION AVE #F412 33950 PUNTA GORDA 2191 $248,500 Community $247,000 3 2 0 1982 Condominium Cash 4/13/2018 1 12.73 0.99 N5915925 Sold 2049 MICHIGAN AVE 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1596 $249,900 Private $232,000 3 2 0 1986 Single Family Residence Cash 4/18/201 8 100.78 0.93 N5915883 Sold 3033 SEAN RD 34288 NORTH PORT 2035 $249,900 Private $245,000 3 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/12 /2018 87.16 0.98 D5921576 Sold 3149 N SALFORD BLVD 34286 NORTH PORT 1803 $249,900 Private $235,000 3 2 0 1996 Single Family Residence Convention al 4/16/2018 91.9 0.94 A4200563 Sold 1524 BISCAYNE DR 33953 PORT CHARLOTTE 2180 $249,900 None $243,500 3 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/16/2018 84.58 0.97 N5917069 Sold 1231 YACHTSMAN LN 33983 PUNTA GORDA 2042 $250,000 Private $241,500 3 2 0 1986 Single Family Residence Cash 4/16/2 018 83.94 0.97 N5914437 Sold 7040 TALON BAY DR 34287 NORTH PORT 2097 $253,900 Community $245,000 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence Cash 4/17/ 2018 87.1 0.96 W7636000 Sold 9333 PRESIDENT CIR 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1958 $254,900 Private $251,000 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence FHA 4/1 7/2018 95.26 0.98 A4205179 Sold 8385 RED COACH AVE 34291 NORTH PORT 1847 $259,900 Private $247,000 3 2 0 2003 Single Family Residence Conventiona l 4/16/2018 99 0.95 A4214008 Sold 2775 ALAMANDER AVE 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1604 $264,900 None $255,000 2 2 0 1979 Single Family Residence Cash 4/13/2018 98.38 0.96 C7245520 Sold 16093 HILLSBOROUGH BLVD 33954 PORT CHARLOTTE 1734 $264,900 Private $260,000 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence Ca sh 4/18/2018 102.69 0.98 C7247981 Sold 790 ELLICOTT CIR NW 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1920 $269,000 Private $255,000 3 2 0 1977 Single Family Residence Cash 4 /12/2018 91.73 0.95 A4197601 Sold 1518 YOUNGMAN ST 33953 PORT CHARLOTTE 2035 $269,900 Private $263,000 3 2 0 2007 Single Family Residence Cash 4/12 /2018 93.86 0.97 D5923291 Sold 86 WINDSOR DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1710 $270,000 Private $250,000 3 2 0 1976 Single Family Residence Cash 4/12/2018 92 .94 0.93 C7248811 Sold 7051 PINEWOOD LN 33982 PUNTA GORDA 2126 $284,900 Private $255,000 3 3 0 1986 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/12/2018 78.05 0.9 C7248542 Sold 3157 ROCK CREEK DR 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1824 $287,000 Private $280,000 3 2 0 1975 Single Family Residence Cash 4/ 18/2018 106.06 0.98 C7400250 Sold 691 W TARPON BLVD NW 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 2042 $287,900 Private $287,900 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence Conve ntional 4/13/2018 1 D5922971 Sold 5031 N BEACH RD #114 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1035 $299,000 Community $284,000 2 2 0 1988 Condominium Cash 4/13/2018 258.1 8 0.95 C7248175 Sold 610 PALM AVE 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1240 $299,000 Private $285,000 2 2 0 1938 Single Family Residence Cash 4/16/2018 2 06.52 0.95 C7247866 Sold 22263 MORRIS AVE 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 2381 $299,000 Private $293,000 3 2 0 1989 Single Family Residence Conventio nal 4/16/2018 92.66 0.98 C7248921 Sold 55 BIG PINE LN 33955 PUNTA GORDA 1281 $300,000 Private $294,000 2 2 0 1996 Single Family Residence Cash 4/13/2018 107.34 0.98 C7249789 Sold 7143 N PLUM TREE 33955 PUNTA GORDA 1783 $318,000 Private $289,900 3 2 0 1994 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/18/2018 112.28 0.91 C7236865 Sold 1210 CREEK NINE DR 34291 NORTH PORT 2435 $319,000 Private, Community $305,000 4 3 0 2005 Single Family Residence VA 4/17/2018 92.01 0.96 D5922761 Sold 4620 GLORDANO AVE 34286 NORTH PORT 2108 $324,500 Private $315,000 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Cash 4/12/20 18 102.14 0.97 C7242104 Sold 416 BAL HARBOR BLVD 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1626 $324,777 None $315,000 3 2 0 1970 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/13/2018 105.99 0.97 D5923234 Sold 59 WINDSOR DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 2172 $324,900 Private $321,000 3 2 1 1994 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/16 /2018 110.92 0.99 C7244716 Sold 23111 TURNBULL AVE 33954 PORT CHARLOTTE 2613 $326,900 Private $315,000 4 2 1 2001 Single Family Residence Convent ional 4/16/2018 88.61 0.96 D5920858 Sold 3183 OSPREY LN 33953 PORT CHARLOTTE 2126 $334,900 Private $318,000 3 2 0 2003 Single Family Residence Cash 4/16/2 018 112.77 0.95 C7250011 Sold 24280 RIVERFRONT DR 33980 PUNTA GORDA 2450 $335,000 Community $325,000 3 3 1 2007 Single Family Residence Cash 4/ 18/2018 78.75 0.97 C7249599 Sold 4339 ROCK CREEK DR 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 2109 $339,900 Private $339,900 3 2 0 1985 Single Family Residence Cash 4/ 12/2018 110.54 1 D5922693 Sold 2720 LEMON AVE 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1788 $339,900 None $325,000 3 2 0 1974 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/18/2 018 139.01 0.96 U7846391 Sold 990 BAYSHORE DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 2461 $344,900 Private $334,000 4 3 0 1978 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/ 12/2018 106.37 0.97 C7249824 Sold 216 ROBINA ST 33954 PORT CHARLOTTE 2391 $345,000 Private $330,000 3 2 0 1993 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/13/2018 107.91 0.96 C7244269 Sold 96 VIVANTE BLVD #409 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1698 $359,500 Community $350,000 2 2 0 2006 Condominium Cash 4/16/2018 206 .12 0.97 C7244833 Sold 274 STEBBINS TER SE 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1655 $360,000 Private $345,000 3 2 0 1969 Single Family Residence Conven tional 4/13/2018 132.23 0.96 C7243509 Sold 18879 ACKERMAN AVE 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 2068 $364,900 None $330,000 3 2 0 1987 Single Family Residence Convention al 4/13/2018 99.25 0.9 D5922831 Sold 27312 DRIVER LN 34223 ENGLEWOOD 2181 $385,000 Community $375,000 3 2 0 2017 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/18/2018 127.08 0.97 C7248390 Sold 631 ANDROS CT 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1790 $389,900 None $371,300 3 2 0 1981 Single Family Residence Cash 4/18/2018 133 .75 0.95 C7248265 Sold 390 BELVEDERE CT 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1916 $389,900 None $372,500 3 2 0 1970 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/ 16/2018 126.92 0.96 C7246561 Sold 3333 SUNSET KEY CIR #503 33955 PUNTA GORDA 1833 $395,000 Community $375,000 3 2 0 2005 Condominium Cash 4/16/2018 185 0.95 A4203581 Sold 8541 AMBERJACK CIR #401 34224 ENGLEWOOD 2856 $399,900 Community $396,000 4 3 1 2007 Condominium Cash 4/13/2018 13 8.66 0.99 D5921948 Sold 101 ABERCROMBIE AVE 34223 ENGLEWOOD 2269 $414,900 Private $380,000 3 2 0 2004 Single Family Residence Cash 4/18/2 018 113.64 0.92 C7249695 Sold 1000 VIA TRIPOLI 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1642 $425,000 Private $431,000 3 2 0 1987 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/13/2018 174.28 1.01 C7246911 Sold 17148 SEASHORE AVE 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 2249 $429,000 Private $410,000 4 2 0 2002 Single Family Residence VA 4/16 /2018 108.55 0.96 D5920371 Sold 1390 BEACH RD #3 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1322 $439,000 Community $425,000 2 2 0 1994 Condominium Cash 4/13/2018 321.48 0. 97 A4163723 Sold 9203 GRIGGS RD #A202 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1913 $440,000 Community $470,000 3 2 1 2003 Condominium Cash 4/13/2018 245.6 9 1.07 D5922600 Sold 5082 ACKLEY TER 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 2277 $449,900 Private $425,000 3 2 1 2004 Single Family Residence Convention al 4/16/2018 130.97 0.94 C7248604 Sold 2090 AQUI ESTA DR 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1960 $450,000 Private $440,000 3 2 0 1999 Single Family Residence Conventiona l 4/16/2018 161.53 0.98 C7246926 Sold 15200 WATER OAK CT 33982 PUNTA GORDA 2263 $479,500 Private $450,000 4 2 0 2016 Single Family Residence Cash 4/16/ 2018 116.25 0.94 C7247966 Sold 319 SEGOVIA DR 33950 PUNTA GORDA 2280 $479,900 Private $472,000 3 2 0 2002 Single Family Residence Conventional 4 /16/2018 145.28 0.98 C7245458 Sold 17208 BA RCREST LN 33955 PUNTA GORDA 2634 $494,900 Private $475,000 3 2 1 2006 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/13/2018 116.54 0.9 6 C7247161 Sold 2590 TARPON COVE DR #812 33950 PUNTA GORDA 2330 $499,000 Community $499,000 3 2 0 2003 Condominium Cash 4/13/2018 214.16 1 N5914515 Sold 5149 LATHAM TER 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 2612 $509,900 Private $495,000 4 2 1 2007 Single Family Residence Cash 4/12/ 2018 146.32 0.97 D5919078 Sold 2478 N BEACH RD 34223 ENGLEWOOD 2143 $580,000 Private $537,500 3 2 1 1985 Single Family Residence Cash 4/18/2018 177.28 0.93 N5916793 Sold 1351 OSPREY DR 33950 PUNTA GORDA 2059 $650,000 Private $599,000 3 2 0 1999 Single Family Residence Cash 4/17/2018 177.06 0.92 C7249096 Sold 3547 DI LEUCA ST 33950 PUNTA GORDA 2457 $695,500 Private $685,000 3 2 0 2008 Single Family Residence Cash 4/17/20 18 201.95 0.98 D5922018 Sold 19401 LAUZON AVE 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 5132 $1,649,000 Private $1,500,000 5 4 1 1995 Sin g le Famil y Residence Cash 4/18/2018 172.77 0.91AREA PR O PERTY TRANSFERS


The Sun /Sunday, April 22, 2018 E/N/C Page 19 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 7AREA PR O PERTY TRAN S FER S CO NTINUED ENGLEWOOD COURTESY OF ENGLEWOOD AREA BOARD OF REALTORSML# Status Address Zip Code City Sq. Ft. Community Price BE FB HB Built Pool Property Style Sold Terms Sold Date SP/SqFt SP/LP Ratio D5922340 SLD 1373 IBIS DR 34224 ENGLEWOOD 672 HOLIDAY MOB ESTATES $73,000 2 1 1 1970 None Mobile Home Cash 4/9/2018 $108.63 A4204056 SLD 1490 FAIRLESS RD 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,412 OVERBROOK GARDENS $110,200 3 2 0 1959 None Single Family Residence Cash 4/ 11/2018 $78.05 D5920057 SLD 13100 S MCCALL RD #184 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 850 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 95 02 $89,000 2 2 0 1984 None Condominium Cash 4/12/2018 $104.71 D5920359 SLD 1685 FAUST DR 34224 ENGLEWOOD 892 GULF WIND $105,000 2 1 0 1968 None Single Family Residence Cash 4/12/2018 $117. 71 N5915566 SLD 39 N ESPLANADE ST 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,044 ALAMEDA ISLES $115,000 2 2 0 1978 Community Mobile Home Cash 4/9/2018 $11 0.15 D5923182 SLD 8400 KINGLET DR 34224 ENGLEWOOD 864 LEMON BAY ISLES PH 04 $115,000 2 2 0 1992 Community Mobile Home Conventional 4/11/2018 $133.10 D5923470 SLD 1545 LORALIN DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,096 PUNTA NOVA 1ST ADD $156,000 2 2 1 1966 None Single Family Residence Cash 4/ 13/2018 $142.34 D5922169 SLD 6262 BLACKBERRY ST 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,023 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 69 $157,000 2 2 0 1981 Private Single Family Residenc e FHA 4/11/2018 $153.47 D5923416 SLD 930 LAMPP DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,137 ROCK CK PARK 3RD ADD $159,000 2 2 0 1972 None Single Family Residence Cash 4/1 2/2018 $139.84 D5924140 SLD 2011 FORKED CREEK DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,031 OVERBROOK GARDENS $165,500 2 1 0 1961 None Single Family Residence Con ventional 4/9/2018 $160.52 N5916013 SLD 9 S MARINA PLZ 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,440 ALAMEDA ISLES $169,900 2 2 0 1977 Community Mobile Home Cash 4/12/2018 $117. 99 D5923524 SLD 153 MARK TWAIN LN 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,244 ROTONDA WEST PEBBLE BEACH $184,900 2 2 0 1986 Private Single Family Re sidence Cash 4/12/2018 $148.63 C7245159 SLD 7112 SPINNAKER BLVD 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,880 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 064 $186,000 3 2 0 1987 None Single Family Residence FHA 4/11/2018 $98.94 D5920405 SLD 8230 PINETREE LN 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,512 PINE LAKE $175,000 3 2 0 1987 None Mobile Home Cash 4/9/2018 $115.74 A4210949 SLD 1233 JEFFERSON DR 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,867 MAY TERRACE $208,000 3 2 1 1987 None Single Family Residence Conventional 4/9/2018 $111.41 D5921521 SLD 10113 LONG BEACH ST 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 2,101 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 87 $220,000 4 2 0 2015 None Single Family Resid ence Cash 4/11/2018 $104.71 D5922957 SLD 6336 SUNNYBROOK BLVD 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,855 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 063 $234,900 3 2 0 1990 Private Single Family Resid ence Conventional 4/12/2018 $126.63 D5922479 SLD 1777 WALDEN CT 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,652 WALDEN $227,000 3 2 0 2004 None Single Family Residence Cash 4/13/2018 $137. 41 D5923001 SLD 660 GILLESPIE ST 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,850 BAY VISTA ESTATES $242,500 3 2 0 1989 None Single Family Residence Convent ional 4/10/2018 $131.08 D5922619 SLD 501 ROTONDA CIR 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,943 ROTONDA WEST PINEHURST $244,500 3 2 1 1999 Private Single Family Residen ce Conventional 4/10/2018 $125.84 A4214008 SLD 2775 ALAMANDER AVE 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,604 MANASOTA GARDENS 1ST ADD $255,000 2 2 0 1979 None Single Family Residenc e Cash 4/13/2018 $158.98 C7244984 SLD 4020 CAPE HAZE DR 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,863 CAPE HAZE WINDWARD $189,600 3 2 0 1991 Private Single Family Residence Private 4/10/2018 $101.77 D5922612 SLD 10055 LINKS LN Unit#401 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,837 PRESERVE AT WINDWARD PH 1B $255,750 3 2 0 2005 Community Condomi nium Conventional 4/12/2018 $139.22 D5915557 SLD 2950 N BEACH RD Unit#A132 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,088 TAMARIND GULF & BAY $265,000 2 2 0 1981 Community Condominium Cas h 4/11/2018 $243.57 D5923291 SLD 86 WINDSOR DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,710 ENGLEWOOD ISLES SUB $250,000 3 2 0 1976 Private Single Family Residence Cash 4/12/2018 $146.20 T2928959 SLD 9400 LITTLE GASPARILLA ISL #J-7 33946 PLACIDA 946 HIDEAWAY BAY BEACH CLUB $265,000 2 2 0 1997 Community Condominium Conventional 4/11/2018 $280.13 D5921582 SLD 1950 OREGON TRL Unit#1A 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,500 VILLAGE AT OYSTER CREEK PH $253,000 3 2 0 2003 Community Condominiu m Conventional 4/9/2018 $168.67 D5921483 SLD 19 CLINTWOOD AVE 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,869 PINE LAKE DEV $275,000 3 2 0 1987 Private Single Family Residence Conventi onal 4/11/2018 $147.14 D5918801 SLD 10641 LEMON CREEK LOOP #103 34224 ENGLEWOOD 2,066 HAMMOCKS-VILLAS PH 02 $268,000 3 2 1 2007 Community Villa Cash 4/10/2018 $129.72 D5922971 SLD 5031 N BEACH RD Unit#114 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,035 MANASOTA SHORES PH 01 BLDG A $284,000 2 2 0 1988 Community Condomi nium Cash 4/13/2018 $274.40 D5920859 SLD 498 BOUNDARY BLVD 33947 ROTONDA WEST 2,049 ROTONDA WEST PINEHURST $285,000 3 2 1 2003 Private Single Family Resid ence Cash 4/10/2018 $139.09 D5917667 SLD 10640 LEMON CREEK LOOP #104 34224 ENGLEWOOD 2,628 HAMMOCKS-VILLAS PH 02 $285,000 4 3 1 2007 Community Villa Conve ntional 4/13/2018 $108.45 D5921120 SLD 4225 CAPE HAZE DR 33946 PLACIDA 2,017 CAPE HAZE WINDWARD $304,000 3 2 0 1993 Private Single Family Residence Cash 4/9/2018 $150.72 D5922461 SLD 2700 N BEACH RD #A-204 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,293 PELICAN LANDING BLDG A $320,000 2 2 0 1981 Community Condominium Cas h 4/9/2018 $247.49 U7846391 SLD 990 BAYSHORE DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 2,461 ENGLEWOOD GARDENS $334,000 4 3 0 1978 Private Single Family Residence Conve ntional 4/12/2018 $135.72 D5922468 SLD 479 ROTONDA CIR 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,899 ROTONDA WEST PINEHURST $350,000 3 2 0 2018 Private Single Family Residen ce Cash 4/13/2018 $184.31 D5921417 SLD 272 ROTONDA BLVD E 33947 ROTONDA WEST 2,377 ROTONDA WEST WHITE MARSH $358,000 3 2 1 2004 Private Single Family Re sidence Cash 4/9/2018 $150.61 D5921681 SLD 11000 PLACIDA RD Unit#309 33946 PLACIDA 1,593 PLACIDA HARBOUR SEC 03 BLDG 03 $382,500 2 2 0 1987 Community Condom inium Conventional 4/13/2018 $240.11 A4203581 SLD 8541 AMBERJACK CIR #401 34224 ENGLEWOOD 2,856 HAMMOCKS-PRESERVE PH 01 $396,000 4 3 1 2007 Community Condominium C ash 4/13/2018 $138.66 D5923439 SLD 1464 DEER CREEK DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,838 POINT PINES $385,000 3 2 0 1968 None Single Family Residence Cash 4/9/20 18 $209.47 D5920371 SLD 1390 BEACH RD Unit#3 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,322 MARINER VILLAGE PH 01 BLDG 02 $425,000 2 2 0 1994 Community Condominiu m Cash 4/13/2018 $321.48 A4163723 SLD 9203 GRIGGS RD Unit#A202 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,913 GRANDE PRESERVE/LEMON BAY $470,000 3 2 1 2003 Community Condominiu m Cash 4/13/2018 $245.69 D5906488 SLD 27 BOCILLA DR 33946 PLACIDA 984 PALM ISLAND ESTATES UNIT 4 $406,500 2 2 0 1988 None Single Family Residence Cash 4/13/2018 $413.11 D5922737 SLD 15632 ALDAMA CIR 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 2,476 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 082 $495,000 3 3 0 2017 Private Single Family Resi dence Cash 4/11/2018 $199.92 N5914515 SLD 5149 LATHAM TER 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 2,612 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 054 $495,000 4 2 1 2007 Private Single Family Resid ence Cash 4/12/2018 $189.51 D5921928 SLD 5000 GASPARILLA RD #BC104 33921 BOCA GRANDE 828 BEACH CHALET BLD G $545,000 1 2 0 1984 Community Condominium Conv entional 4/10/2018 $658.21 D5921810 SLD 5000 GASPARILLA RD #44-A 33921 BOCA GRANDE 1,706 BOCA GRANDE CLUB PH III-C $1,080,000 2 2 0 1981 Community Condom inium Cash 4/10/2018 $633.06 D5923494 SLD 950 PALM AVE Unit#203 33921 BOCA GRANDE 1,645 SILVER KING CONDOMINIU $1,220,000 3 2 0 1980 Community Condominium Cash 4/12/2018 $741.64 D5919391 SLD 890 E RAILROAD AVE 33921 BOCA GRANDE 2,602 BOCA GRANDE $1,540,000 4 4 0 1969 None Single Family Residence Cash 4/ 9/2018 $591.85 D5921962 SLD 380 GULF BLVD Unit#10 33921 BOCA GRANDE 1,517 SEAGRAPE COLONY $1,750,125 3 3 1 1978 Community Townhouse Cash 4/12/2018 $1,153.68 SOUTH SARASOTA COUNTY COURTESY OF VENICE AREA BOARD OF REALTORSML# Status Address Subdivision Name Sq. Ft. Pool Price BE FB HB Built Property Style Sold Terms Sold Date SP/SqFt SP/LP RatioN5916396 Sold 519 ALBEE FARM RD #316 Las Palmas $100,000 2 2 0 1974 Condominium Conventional 4/9/2018 110.86 0.91 A4212432 Sold 264 GARDENIA RD Venice Gardens $127,500 3 2 0 1961 Single Family Residence Cash 4/9/2018 78.51 0.85 N5916118 Sold 575 CONSTANCE RD South Venice $155,000 2 2 1 1977 Single Family Residence Cash 4/9/2018 107.12 0.94 N5916565 Sold 752 AVENIDA ESTANCIA #H Estancias Of Capri Isles $158,900 2 2 0 1980 Condominium Cash 4/9/2018 141.62 0.99 N5916725 Sold 792 CAPRI ISLES BLVD #247 Summer Green $163,475 2 2 0 1988 Condominium Cash 4/11/2018 145.96 0.98 N5915153 Sold 1104 BIRD BAY WAY #315 Bird Bay Village $167,000 2 2 0 1979 Condominium Conventional 4/13/2018 137.45 0.99 D5921978 Sold 1204 LAUREL AVE East Gate $174,000 2 2 0 1957 Single Family Residence Cash 4/13/2018 151.04 0.97 N5916264 Sold 310 MISSION TRL N #I Mission Lakes $175,000 2 2 0 1986 Condominium Conventional 4/9/2018 164.47 0.98 N5916804 Sold 700 W VENICE AVE #206 Coco Palms $184,000 1 1 0 1978 Condominium Cash 4/9/2018 266.67 0.97 D5923164 Sold 580 TREASURE RD South Venice $185,000 2 2 0 1987 Single Family Residence VA 4/13/2018 138.99 1.03 A4212224 Sold 1211 CAPRI ISLES BLVD #50 Fairways Of Capri $185,000 2 2 0 1982 Condominium Conventional 4/10/2018 163.86 0.97 D5920761 Sold 4452 TORTOISE RD South Venice $188,000 2 2 0 1970 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/13/2018 150.16 0.94 N5915828 Sold 406 CERROMAR CIR N #325 Westchester Grdn & Plan $190,000 2 2 0 1982 Condominium Cash 4/10/2018 200.42 0.95 T2930099 Sold 836 TANAGER RD South Venice $199,000 2 2 0 1976 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/11/2018 175.49 1 N5914809 Sold 948 BIRD BAY WAY #237 Bird Bay Village $200,000 2 2 0 1979 Condominium Cash 4/13/2018 128.45 0.91 N5916831 Sold 1403 TURNBERRY DR Turnberry Place $214,500 2 2 0 1993 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/12/2018 118.12 0. 9 N5916382 Sold 204 ALGIERS DR Venice East $225,000 3 2 0 1973 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/12/2018 142.5 0.94 D5921395 Sold 1905 RAVINIA CIR #1905 Ravinia $235,855 3 2 0 2005 Condominium Conventional 4/9/2018 163.9 0.95 N5916588 Sold 501 RAVINIA CIR #501 Ravinia $237,000 3 2 0 2005 Condominium Conventional 4/13/2018 164.7 0.97 D5922961 Sold 1149 HARBOR TOWN WAY Patio Homes Of Chestnut Creek $240,000 2 2 0 1989 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/1 1/2018 174.42 1 A4195068 Sold 130 1ST AVE Springhill Park $240,000 2 2 0 1973 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/11/2018 145.45 0.92 A4205767 Sold 500 GARDENS EDGE DR #514 Magnolia Park $249,000 2 2 0 2007 Condominium Conventional 4/12/2018 160.33 0.92 A4206952 Sold 3298 MEADOW RUN CIR Meadow Run At Jacaranda $249,900 3 2 0 1987 Single Family Residence Assumed 4/9/2018 144.6 2 1 A4210663 Sold 103 EXPLORER DR #A-2 Bay Street Village & Towncenter $254,000 2 2 0 2014 Condominium Conventional 4/13/2018 175 .29 0.98 A4211799 Sold 271 S VENICE BLVD South Venice $255,000 3 2 0 1964 Single Family Residence Cash 4/9/2018 133.65 0.98 N5916298 Sold 5355 KENT RD South Venice $256,000 3 2 0 1980 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/9/2018 153.11 0.95 N5916528 Sold 9020 EXCELSIOR LOOP Rapalo $264,490 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Cash 4/11/2018 150.88 0.99 N5914660 Sold 116 DURIAN RD South Venice $265,000 3 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence Cash 4/10/2018 143.24 0.89 A4211965 Sold 114 MESTRE CT Venetian Golf & River Club $268,000 2 2 0 2004 Single Family Residence Cash 4/13/2018 144.01 0.9 2 N5916573 Sold 915 HARBOR TOWN DR Patio Homes Of Chestnut Creek $275,000 2 2 0 1988 Single Family Residence Cash 4/9/2018 188. 74 1 N5915981 Sold 1311 TWIN LAKES AVE Nokomis $275,000 2 2 0 1958 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/12/2018 171.02 0.95 U7847387 Sold 11634 DANCING RIVER DR Stoneybrook At Venice $285,000 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/13/201 8 140.19 1 N5915908 Sold 960 COOPER ST #204 Island Park $296,000 3 2 0 2006 Condominium Cash 4/12/2018 194.23 0.96 N5914327 Sold 228 ALFERO WAY Villages of Milano $299,999 3 2 0 2016 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/13/2018 170.07 1 N5915730 Sold 11426 FORT LAUDERDALE PL Grand Palm $300,000 3 2 0 2014 Single Family Residence Cash 4/11/2018 198.54 0.94 N5916367 Sold 676 LAKESCENE DR The Lakes Of Jacaranda $300,000 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence Cash 4/12/2018 152.91 0.91 N5915249 Sold 1422 QUAIL LAKE DR Quail Lake $315,000 3 2 0 1990 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/10/2018 178.57 0.95 N6100124 Sold 13766 YELMA Islandwalk At The West Villages $329,000 2 2 0 Single Family Residence Cash 4/13/2018 196.89 1 A4196585 Sold 466 LAURENCIN DR Sorrento East $335,000 3 2 0 1981 Single Family Residence Cash 4/11/2018 154.09 0.94 N5916530 Sold 1010 BETSY CT Venice Gardens $338,500 3 2 1 1996 Single Family Residence FHA 4/12/2018 148.6 0.97 N5916527 Sold 1906 MESIC HAMMOCK WAY Stoneybrook At Venice $341,000 4 3 0 2012 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/12/201 8 168.4 0.97 N5914873 Sold 23503 AWABUKI DR #201 Sarasota National $345,000 2 2 0 2015 Condominium Cash 4/10/2018 155.83 0.92 A4209583 Sold 1252 WATERSIDE LN Pinebrook South $349,980 3 3 0 1979 Single Family Residence Cash 4/12/2018 153.63 0.92 A4204547 Sold 5569 SENTIERO DR Not Applicable $350,000 2 2 0 2017 Single Family Residence Cash 4/13/2018 214.86 0.98 N5915957 Sold 1085 SORRENTO WOODS BLVD Sorrento Woods $365,000 3 2 1 1987 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/13/2018 141 .58 0.94 N6100126 Sold 13716 YELMA ST Islandwalk At The West Villages $366,224 3 2 0 Single Family Residence Cash 4/13/2018 196.79 1 D5923175 Sold 652 LAKESCENE DR The Lakes Of Jacaranda $372,500 3 2 0 2003 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/13/2018 188 .32 0.98 N5915358 Sold 4394 VIA DEL VILLETTI DR Venetia $375,000 3 2 0 2004 Single Family Residence Cash 4/10/2018 154.89 0.94 A4211292 Sold 700 SHETLAND CIR Mission Valley Estates $378,000 3 2 0 1985 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/12/2018 190 .81 0.95 A4209025 Sold 13490 BASTIANO ST Islandwalk At The West Villages $389,000 4 4 0 2006 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/12 /2018 153.33 0.98 N5915090 Sold 919 SCHERER WAY Rivendell The Woodlands $416,000 4 3 0 2003 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/9/2018 181. 66 0.94 N5912960 Sold 410 RIO TERRA Bellagio At Venice Island $420,000 3 2 0 2002 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/12/2018 231 .66 0.96 N5915895 Sold 19351 SOLARZANO ST Islandwalk At The West Villages $424,000 3 3 0 2013 Single Family Residence Cash 4/9/2018 168.52 0.97 N5914455 Sold 289 MONTELLUNA DR Venetian Golf & River Club $425,000 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/10/201 8 187.8 0.98 A4210748 Sold 913 SCHERER WAY Rivendell $433,000 4 3 0 2003 Single Family Residence Cash 4/9/2018 189.08 0.98 A4206006 Sold 2008 WHITE FEATHER LN Calusa Lakes $440,000 3 2 1 1996 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/11/2018 172.75 0 .98 A4202788 Sold 12638 HARNEY ST Grand Palm $477,950 3 3 0 2017 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/12/2018 153.34 0.98 N5915912 Sold 324 SALERNO ST Venezia Park $485,000 3 2 0 1965 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/10/2018 369.1 0.97 N5916708 Sold 408 BEACH RD Gulf Shores $485,000 2 2 0 1965 Single Family Residence Cash 4/9/2018 322.9 0.97 N5916770 Sold 616 ARMADA RD N Venice Gulf View $552,000 3 2 0 1965 Single Family Residence Cash 4/10/2018 262.86 0.96 A4199914 Sold 642 CRANE PRAIRIE WAY Willowbend $580,000 3 3 1 2005 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/12/2018 174.75 0.9 8 N5913014 Sold 15 GULF MANOR DR Gulf Manor $599,000 4 3 0 1974 Single Family Residence Cash 4/10/2018 222.35 0.96 N5915690 Sold 1223 TUSCANY BLVD Pelican Pointe Golf & Country Club $599,900 3 3 0 2005 Single Family Residence Cash 4/12/2018 230.11 1 U7839620 Sold 412 BEACH RD Gulf Shores $612,500 4 3 0 1968 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/10/2018 310.44 0.91 N5916734 Sold 457 SHERBROOKE CT The Reserve $615,000 4 3 0 2003 Single Family Residence Cash 4/12/2018 161.97 0.96 A4206811 Sold 2195 CALUSA LAKES BLVD Calusa Lakes $620,000 3 3 0 2003 Single Family Residence Cash 4/9/2018 206.25 0.96 N5912771 Sold 447 SHERBROOKE CT Plantation The $700,000 4 4 0 1998 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/11/2018 148.18 0.9 7 A4209949 Sold 385 N POINT RD #601 Meridian At The Oaks Preserve $700,000 3 3 0 2000 Condominium Cash 4/12/2018 269.85 0.93 A4214795 Sold 307 BAYVIEW PKWY Bayview $1,800,000 3 2 1 1985 Single Family Residence Cash 4/12/2018 526.93 0.91 A4107068 Sold 532 N CASEY KEY RD Not A pp licable $3,550,000 5 5 1 2002 Sin g le Famil y Residence Cash 4/12/2018 589.31 0.97


Page 20 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 8 WINNERS CIRCLEAmerican Legion Post 103€ Sunday Darts winners April 8: Round 1: 1-John Branscome, Lee Clark; 2-Ray Mason, Pat Seaman; 3-Barb Carroll, Bill Kirkalady. Round 2: 1-John Branscome, John Seaman; 2-Barb Carroll, George Stearn, Jr.; 3-Lee Clark, Fern Tropea. April 15: 1-Barb Carroll, Ray Mason; 2-John Branscome, Bill Tilley; 3-Kim Smith, Fern Tropea. Round 2: 1Kim Smith, George Stearn, Jr.; 2-Barb Carroll, Henry Tropea; 3-Velma Burris, Kathy Meadows.American Legion Post 110€ Bridge winners April 16: 1-Ann Lewis, 4480; 2-Corlotta Crowell, 4060; 3-Ann Beers, 3680; 4-Tom Zinnamen, 3600.Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club€ Ladies Bridge winners April 17: 1-Maria Couper; 2-Janie Ressel.Charlotte Square Condominium Complex€ Charlotte County Bridge Group winners April 14: Trudy Riley, 6420; Joyce Weibel, 4430; Carolanne Hoehle, 4330; Mid Noble, 4130.Cultural Center of Charlotte County€ Duplicate Bridge Club winners April 12 (a.m.): 1-Carol Campbell, Bob Bonjean; 2-Barb and Larry Stirling; 3-R. J. Moore, Jean Holcomb. April 12 (p.m.): (N/S) 1-Michael Breen, Bonnie Elliott; 2-Diana and Warren Prince; 3-Bob Rancourt, Cherly Jakubowski. (E/W) 1-Kevin Pilkington, Yoshi Lapo; 2-Pat Betts, Randy Wentworth; 3-Mary Revins, Christine Beury. April 17: 1-Bill Vigneault, Warren Prince; 2-Bob Rancourt, Dottie Harrop; 3-George Betts, Ariel Schaefer. € Mahjong winners April 12: Table 1: Toni Trezise, Linda Kopp; Table 2: Carole Drake, Bev Levy; Table 3: Irene Roach. April 17: Table 1: Doris Marlin, Cindy Robertson; Table 2: Gina Adamo; Table 3: Helga Kozowskas, Rita Cassaro; Table 4: Irene Roach, Ellanor Hill; Table 5: Emily Hughes, Judy Sprauge.Englewood Elks€ Trivia Game winners April 18: 1-Sexy Seniors, $83; 2-Scorpions, $29.Fishermans Village Mahjong winners April 10: 1-Fran Kelly, 230; 2-Patty Smith, 180; 3-Beret Beatty, 175. April 12: 1-Peg Thompson, 380; 2-Peg Healy, 225; 3-Julie Smith, 220. April 17: 1-Jan Graham 175, Barret Beatty 175. 2-Peg Thompson 140. 3-Sandy Brown 105, Leslie Ryan 105. April 19: 1-Judie Koeppler 255. 2-Leslie Ryan 245. 3-Peg Thompson 240.Isles Yacht Club€ Scrabble winners April 13: Mary Lou Coutts, 256, 147; Judith Howell, 343; Liane Riley, 215.Kings Gate€ Wednesday Night Double Deck Pinochle winners April 18: Kathy Garbowicz, 1184; Dick Lajoie, 922. € Friday Night Double Deck Pinochle winners April 13 : Lynn Davis, 1283; Dick Lajoie, 1183.Kingsway Country Club€ Ladies Bridge winners April 18: 1-Linda Bellmore; 2-Norma Block. € Partners Bridge winners April 18: 1-Jim and Gerrie McGee; 2-Denny Gilstad, Rodger Dowdell; 3-Dave Baker, Norma Block.Moose Lodge 2121€ Euchre Card Game winners April 12: Glenn Knechtel, 81; Ginger Emerine, 80; Harry Godfrey, 78; Ron Tishky, 70; Tony Rottenbucher, 70; Kathy Weithman, 70. April 19: Rich Helms, 79; Tony Rottenbucher, 79; Larry Barratt, 77; Ken Miller, 77; Larry Theis, 76; Deo Hurlburt, 73; Fred Walls, 71. € Contract Bridge winners April 18: Marla Johanson 6110, Jo Tichy 6070, Bill Kutschman 4430, Trudy Riley 4290PGI€ PGICA Monday Night Duplicate Bridge winners April 16: 1-Lila Jameson, Mid Noble; 2-Dot Gross, Christine Kwak; 3-Yvonne Heer, Jeanne Hogan.Port Charlotte Bridge Club Winners April 13: Marla Johanson, 4240; Jay Oberlander, 4180; Connie Oberlander, 3670; Bill Marsh, 3650.Port Charlotte Golf Club€ Bridge winners April 16: 1-Doris Schmitendorf; 2-Linda Meredith; 3-Joyce Weibel.Rotonda€ Bridge winners April 16: 1-PJ Curtis, 4940; 2-Cynthia Blackshaw, 4410; 3-Jeanne Beery, 3930.Twin Isles Country Club€ Duplicate Bridge winners April 12: 1-N/S Lori Howard, Nancy Padgett; 2-N/S Emma May Goddard, Terri Leavy; 1-E/W Mary Braun, Carolyn Potterton; 2-E/W Pam Lawler, Betty Peters. April 18: 1-Maria Atanelis, Pam Lawler; 2 (tie)Nancy Scheer, Joan Lasley; Lilian Stein, Shirley Carlson. April 19: 1-Joanne Ryder, Mary Lou Miller; 2-Barbara Clay, Katie Costello. Flight Bridge winners April 16: 1-Barbara Burnett, Shirley Carlson; 2-Ginny Bowden, Mary Collins; 3-Katie Costello, Nancy Scheer; 4 -Susan Baird, Nancy Padgett; 5-Pam Lawler, Joanne Ryder. Contract Bridge winners April 17: 1-Judy Durr; 2-Kappy Frazer; 3-Henny HorschNorth Port Senior CenterBridge Winners April 16: North/ South „ 1st: Ruth Colman and Pat Lawler; 2nd: Homer and Ron Baxter; 3rd: Tom OConnell and Glen McGeady; 4th: Doree and Rik Jimison. East/ West „ 1st: Marcia Lanphear and John Herrmann; 2nd: Mike Tichy and Al Shuki; 3rd: Roberta Swingle and Linda Braun; 4th: Linda Gaudaur and Crayers Want to add your group? Email for details. ENGLEWOOD „ Everyone is invited to the Earth Day Festival 2018, set for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at Buchan Airport Community Park, 1390 Old Englewood Road, Englewood. This free event will include eco-friendly crafts, educational speakers, live music by Babyl, health-conscious fun foods, raf”es, live drums, informative demonstrations, plant sales, rescued animals and trail talks. It is sponsored by the Barrier Island Parks Society and The Open Studio. The Sarasota County Solid Waste Division will bring a special receptacle so people can deposit bulky trash items and yard waste, so long as the items do not include hazardous materials or electronics. The Division will also be on hand to answer questions and provide information to the public about solid waste disposal (including how to dispose of hazardous materials and recycling) at their booth. Residents are urged to wasteŽ no time in hurrying down to the festival to responsibly get rid of that waste they have lying around the house. The Sarasota County Neighborhood Environmental Stewardship Team (NESTŽ) will also be on hand to engage the community about their mission to promote neighborhood involvement in environmentally-friendly projects to protect and restore the areas shared water resources. The NEST will focus their attention on both education and hands-on activities like watershed-friendly landscaping, pond, lake, and bay shoreline restoration, bioswales, rain gardens, pervious pavement and invasive plant removal. Topics include: € Smarter, more attractive landscaping in common areas. € Improved bank stability in stormwater ponds. € Decreased litter in waterways. € Reduced stormwater pollution entering local bays and waterways. € Increased habitat for pollinators & wildlife that controls mosquitoes. € Funding support and guidance from Sarasota County in planning and executing watershedenhancing projects. For more information, email info@planet or visit www.planetenglewood. com.Earth Day Festival today at Englewoods Buchan ParkSTAFF REPORT PHOTO PROVIDEDA new Waste Management trash truck runs on natural gas instead of diesel. Wildlife talkNorth Port Friends of Wildlife hosts Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program worker Sierra Strickland at 6 p.m. April 25 at the North Port Library, 13800 Tamiami Trail, North Port. Strickland will discuss water quality for the area and emphasize on the issue of nutrient pollution. She will also touch on ways to prevent further degradation of Florida waters,Ž the group said. Call 941-876-3720 or visit its website www.north concertThe Port Charlotte High School Band will be having their spring concert from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday, April 23 at Murdock Baptist Church, 18375 Cochran Blvd., Port Charlotte. Please come and listen to the students featuring the symphonic band and the wind orchestra. The concert is free. Donations greatly appreciated. Call 941-286-3722.NARFE to meetNational Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 2194, Peace River, will meet on Tuesday May 1, at the Elks Lodge 2606, 25538 Shore Drive, Punta Gorda. Lunch can be ordered from the menu at 11 a.m. with the speaker following at noon. This months speaker is Penny Fahrbach, with the Southwest Florida Honor Flight Committee. This meeting is open to all Active and Retired Federal Employees and Survivor Annuitants. For more information, call 571-259-4280. COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEFS adno=50531458 Each week, campers will participate in daily physical activities to strenghen their bodies and minds, learn about healthy habits, have fun with science, crafts and so much more. to be a summer your child will never forget. VENICE € ENGLEWOOD PORT CHARLOTTEwww.SWFLYMCA.org50%OFFREGISTRATION FEENOW THRU APRIL 30THpromo code SUM18adno=54534858


The Sun /Sunday, April 22, 2018 E/N/C Page 21 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 9 Like a wild“re, Black Death swept through mid-14th Century Europe, killing an estimated 75 million people „ about half of the continents population. Florence, Italy, saw the bubonic plague decimate 63 percent of its population, reducing it from about 80,000 in 1348 to an estimated 25,000 to 30,000 in just two years. In the aftermath of Black Death, Europe experienced a rebirth of its culture, society and civilization based on classical Greek and Roman concepts „ the Renaissance „ according to Dr. Steven Der”er, a retired professor of archaeology from the University of Wisconsin River Falls. Basically, Europeans learned you didnt have to worry about life after death, you had to worry about the here and now.Ž In History of the Human Experience, Part 8: The Renaissance,Ž Der”er explores this 300-year period of European renewal and reawakening. The class is from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. May 9 at Florida Gulf Coast Universitys Renaissance Academy, 117 Herald Court, Suite 211, Punta Gorda. A catered lunch is included. The “ve humanities of poetry, grammar, history, moral philosophy and rhetoric were the focus of the Renaissances intellectual landscape. Two of its most important thinkers were Niccol Machiavelli and Sir Thomas More,Ž Der”er said. They more than anybody revived the ideas of the Greeks and Romans.Ž Hit hard by the plague, Florence became the epicenter of the Renaissance and was known as the Athens of the Middle Ages. Its thinkers emulated the classical Greek and Roman worlds, fostering a revival of humanism and discussions that permitted ideas to grow, innovation to occur and ultimately the invention of the scienti“c method that began changing the face of the world, according to Der”er. From Florence the Renaissance spread across Italy and throughout Europe from the 14th to the 17th Century. The diffusion of Renaissance thought was spearheaded by the House of Medici, an Italian banking family, political dynasty and later a royal house. The patriarch, Cosimo de Medici, controlled a vast patronage network the family used to become the Vaticans bankers and gain in”uence over the papacy. Because of their in”uence over the pope, the Medici family was able to commission artistic works by Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli and other artists depicting nature and humanity in ways that diverged from Catholic orthodoxy, Der”er said. Architectural, political, scienti“c and literary thought and practice also grew and developed during the Renaissance. Architecturally, the ”ying buttress permitted the construction of soaring cathedrals like those at Chartres, Canterbury and Autun. Early forms of democracy, such as Englands parliamentary representation of the people, began replacing the existing feudal system in politics. Da Vinci and other scientists explored and described the human bodys anatomy and invented the musket, the parachute, the ”oating dock, the newspaper and the carpenters brace among many other tools, devices and machinery. In literature, Michel de Montaigne popularized the essay as a literary genre, Edmund Spenser invented the Spenserian stanza and Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press in 1440, encouraging authors to write in their local vernacular instead of classical Greek or Latin, thus widening the reading audience and promoting the spread of Renaissance ideas. For more information or to register for History of the Human Experience, Part 8: The Renaissance,Ž call 941-505-0130.Learn about Europes reawakening, the Renaissance, at FGCU FGCU Herald Court CentreRick Ramos Pirates, Princesses Tea PartyThe Lemon Bay Sunrise Rotary will present A Pirates and Princesses Tea Party, set for 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 29 at the Englewood Elks Club, 401 S. Indiana Ave. Come enjoy a fun day of crafts, light snacks, a costume contest and more. Admission is $12.50 per person, and all proceeds bene“t the Gift of Life International, in cooperation with Lemon Bay Sunrise Rotarys Global Grant to save 50 children with congenital heart defects. For more information and to preorder tickets, LBTD golf tourneyThe Lemon Bay Touchdown Club golf tournament is set for May 5 at Rotonda Golf & Country Club, 100 Rotonda Circle, Rotonda West. It will be a four-person scramble with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Entry is $75 per person. All proceeds benefit the LBHS Manta Rays football team. To register or for sponsorship information, please contact Ryan Johnson at 941-586-8019, email or register at Like the clubs Facebook page for updated information.Noon KiwanisThe North Port Noon Kiwanis Club meets at noon on Wednesdays at The Family Table Restaurant, 14132 Tamiami Trail. The group is looking for new members. For more information, call 941-426-5818. 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Page 22 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 10 Suspected school shooter appears in court Man found guilty of killing 4 with machete Deputies fatally shoot man who killed 82-year-oldOCALA (AP) „ A gunman who carried a shotgun in a guitar case and opened “re at a Florida high school has been denied bond during his “rst court appearance. A handcuffed Sky Bouche appeared Saturday before Judge Willard Pope via video conference at the Marion County Jail. The Ocala Star-Banner reports a second court date was set for next month. Bouche told the newspaper he felt an adrenaline rush before Fridays shooting that quickly wore off, and he was unable to continue with his plan. Bouche faces charges including terrorism, aggravated assault with a “rearm and possession of a “rearm on school property. The shooting at Forest High School in Ocala happened on a day planned for a national classroom LEHIGH ACRES (AP) „ A 22-year-old has been found guilty of killing his aunt, her pregnant daughter and her boyfriend at their Florida home. Prosecutors say Brian Hyde used a machete to murder his aunt Dorla Pitts, 37, her daughter Starlette Pitts, 17, and her daughters boyfriend, Michael Deon Kelly Jr., 19 in their Lehigh Acres home in 2015. Starlette was six months pregnant so prosecutors added the additional murder charge for her unborn child. Authorities pulled over Hyde for driving erratically in his aunts car. A jury deliberated for nearly three hours Friday before “nding Hyde guilty of four counts of second-degree murder. ORLANDO (AP) „ Florida deputies have fatally shot a man suspected of killing an 82-year-old woman. Orange County Sheriffs of“cials say James Bauduy fatally shot Elfriede Asendorf in her home Thursday and then stole her daughters car. Authorities believe the daughter is Baudays ex-girlfriend. Two deputies say they approached 48-year-old Bauduy on Friday but he refused comply with commands so the deputies “red their weapons. Sheriff Jerry Demings said the deputies believed the man was armed. The sheriff did not say whether they recovered a weapon. Sergeant Bruce Vail and Corporal Randolph Hovland have been reassigned to administrative duties pending an investigation which is standard protocol. | HEADLINES FROM AROUND THE STATEwalkout to protest gun violence and left one person injured. MIAMI (AP) „ Parker Lake got sick of the rat race. Sick of working in a cubicle. Sick of commuting on Miamis mean streets. Sick of being overweight from sitting at a desk or in traf“c jams. So Lake quit his unful“lling job, sold his car and moved to a house on the Little River. Road warrior no more, he paddles to two new jobs on a stand-up paddleboard. The rude drivers who used to accompany him on his travels have been replaced by manatees, dolphins, pelicans and spotted eagle rays. Hes lost 45 pounds. Hes gained peace of mind. I thought to myself, Im spinning my wheels in more ways than one. Im not happy with the commute, Im not happy being a salesman,Ž he said. Now I “nd myself ful“lled. The difference in pay is not insigni“cant but I “gure Im paying to be happy.Ž On Thursday, Lake paddled three miles home from his part-time job as a tour guide. He paused at Bird Key, where a great blue heron launched from the trees. As the wind turned brisk and churned the Intracoastals waters, Lake balanced on his 121/2-foot bamboo Riviera Ron House board and gazed at the downtown Miami skyline. Then he headed up the river, which gets progressively grittier the farther west you go. He passed yachts parked behind luxurious homes, then helped construction workers fetch a “shing pole that had dropped in the water. He stroked onward past a ”ock of orange-beaked ibises, empty warehouses, run-down apartment buildings, a homeless man living under a bridge, walls covered with graf“ti, trash ”oating on the surface. Paddling to and from work, he can see and hear the cars on surrounding roads and bridges. Im not part of that anymore and I feel great,Ž he said. Lakes other job is as a security guard at the Eden Roc hotel in Miami Beach. Thats a 12-mile, two-hour paddle from where he lives. He carries his work clothes and shoes in a dry bag backpack. He once paddled over a hammerhead shark on his route. This is a mode of transportation that I think more people will be choosing in the future,Ž he said. ƒ Youve seized the day by the time you get to your job.Ž Lake is adding mileage to his commutes whenever possible to prepare for Crossing For A Cure, a June 17 fundraising trek from the Bahamas to Dania Beach. Its a 61-mile paddle that will take 8-10 hours. 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The Sun /Sunday, April 22, 2018 E/N/C Page 23 11 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMESImagine School at North Port presented its sixth annual Evening of the Arts recently at its Elementary Campus. There was a musical section with chorus and jazz band. Along with music, works of art were displayed in the main hall of the building.Imagine School highlights its arts Imagine School at North Port freshman Trent Pelletier plays the drums with the Upper Campus Jazz Band. The band performed selections like Feeling GoodŽ and We Are Family.ŽSUN PHOTOS BY MONICA AMAYAThe Imagine School at North Port Elementary Chorus performed selections from Disney, like Circle of LifeŽ and Bare Necessities,Ž among others. The Upper Campus A Capella Choir, directed by music teacher Pheobe Walden, performed RiptideŽ and What About UsŽ during the Evening of the ArtsŽ on Thursday, April 12. Imagine School at North Port senior Destiny Yacino plays the trombone along with other members of the Upper Campus Jazz Band directed by music teacher Pheobe Walden. At left: Chaz LaFlair, an Imagine School at North Port fth-grader, was one of the soloists in the Elementary Chorus, directed by second-grade teacher Allison Dougherty. Phuc Nguyen, a junior at Imagine School, had his own portrait in graphite displayed among other art pieces in the main hallway of the Imagine Elementary Campus building. Imagine School at North Port fth-grader Abigail Ruth shows the piece of art of hers that received rst place. Call Today! For All Your Electrical Needs $30 OFF* Any work completed*Cannot be stacked or combined with any other o er adno=720592Over 15 Years of Experience 100% Customer Satisfaction 3 Years Parts & Labor Warranty License: EC13008043 19887 Veterans Blvd Port CharlotteBetween Cochran & Atwater941-623-6192 K ustomized urbing & Discount Rocks NO SUBS HIRE THE PROS! PICK UP & DELIVERY AVAILABLE COME SEE OUR OUTDOOR DISPLAY FREEESTIMATESWe sell & Install: € Curbing € Decorative Stone € Plants € Full Landscaping € Pavers (Bastedo Construction CRC1328854) € Professional Landscape Renovations adno=720547 adno=50534216 € Affordable Options and Savings € Worldwide Travel Protection € Veterans Bene“ts € Avoid Hidden Society Fees € Complimentary Personal Planning Guide € Customized Packages and Terms CONSIDERING PLANNING AHEAD?CREMATION/FUNERAL SERVICES? CEMETERY OPTIONS? FREE LUNCH & SEMINARJOIN US FOR ACall Today to RSVP: 941-639-1133Reservation required. Limited seating available. OldeWorldRestaurant14415TamiamiTrailNorthPort,FL34287 Wednesday,April25th@11:00amPerkinsRestaurant6001S.SalfordBlvd.NorthPort,FL34287 DateandTime2RedLobster1331TamiamiTrailPortCharlotte,FL33948 Wednesday,May2nd@11:30amOliveGarden1341TamiamiTrailPortCharlotte,FL33948 Thursday,May3rd@11:30am adno=54532355 Thursday, April 26th @11:00am Wednesday, April 25th @11:00am Robert B. Garrett, MD Trained at University of Maryland 941-206-0258 2300 Loveland Blvd, Port Charlotte, 33980 Continuity of Care You will see US whether in the office or hospital. adno=50532695 Practicing Cardiology and Internal Medicine S a m e d a y a p p o i n t m e n t s Same day appointments Louis D. Rosenfield, MD Trained at George Washington University


Page 24 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 12 Ahidden gem is, by de“nition, treasure tucked away where you dont expect it. You want to keep it all for yourself, but that never lasts long.New sushi sensationChef Chen and his wife, Aline think much bigger than some little fast-casual sushi counter. Customer acclaim seems to con“rm that they were right to think that way. After “ve days in business, Aline said, We didnt expect to be this busy so soon!Ž But they appear to be equal to the task. Their new Fin Sushi & Grill took Port Charlottes Peachland Promenade by surprise with a 3,000-square-foot urban experience. Theyve spared no expense on glowing underlit bars, full-table service from a professional and friendly staff, and silver-bound menus that have to weigh at least 5 pounds. The menu, big enough to rival Kumos lists raw, cooked and special rolls, as well as la carte sushi and sashimi; hibachi (without show), teriyaki, tempura and katsu entrees; and Japanese soba and udon noodles, soups, salads and appetizers. Originally from China and New York, where his family operated a sushi restaurant for two decades, Chen has rolled sushi since he was 15. In Fort Myers, he was executive sushi chef at the 7,000-square-foot, all-you-can-eat-sushi phenom GinZa But when the couple found the perfect space off Peachland, they moved to Port Charlotte to launch Fin. Fin Sushi & Grill ($-$$), 941-666-6686, 24123 Peachland Blvd. (between The UPS Store and Planet Fitness), is open Monday to Thursday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday to 11 p.m., Sunday noon to 10 p.m. Farming heritage feeds Fort Ogden Its been a long time since there was a place to eat in Fort Ogden. Now that the homey Sunny Day Bistro is open, local residents, a couple hundred employees at the nearby Walmart Distribution Center and all the traf“c on U.S. 17 have a cozy, 30-seat spot to pile into for coffee, breakfast and lunch. Co-owner brothers J. C. and Jordan Deriso with wives Kayla and Lauren saw an opportunity to serve the community in what had for years been an eatery wasteland. Not the best cooks in the world and already busy with their civil engineering company, the brothers wisely called on their sister, Jillian Beeles whod been cooking at home since she was 6. She also graduated from culinary school at Orlandos Le Cordon Bleu, competed for Student Chef of the Year and Best Young Chef, and cheffed for Boca Grandes prestigious Gasparilla Inn & Club for two years. It was a dream job learning from executive chef Seth Shipley and sous-chef Tom Haggerty at the inn, but the threehour daily commute was killing her. After becoming her brothers right hand in the new eatery, she said, with typical modesty, I was very fortunate to learn under such accomplished chefs. And my brothers are trusting me with a lot!Ž Of course, none of this will surprise Arcadia, where the Deriso name is well-known. Three generations of the family live and work together on a 12-acre Arcadia farm, where the children raised cows, pigs and chickens, understanding exactly where their food came from. Though homeschooled, the siblings became recognized in local school sports, Future Farmers of America, 4-H and county fairs. For Jillian, whos always ravenous but blessed with a ranchers metabolism, cooking was the logical thing to do. Homeschooling six kids, my mom was a very busy lady. So, when I wanted something to eat (which was often), Id make it myself,Ž she said. Then my siblings started asking me to make them something, too. I went from making lunch for myself and my siblings to making dinner to help my mom.Ž Now Jillian will be cooking for more. The Sunny Day menu offers coffees and breakfast; house-made gourmet paninis, subs, ”atbreads, soups and salads; and in-house baked goods from focaccia to scones, biscotti, cookies, muf“ns and pastries. I take my heritage of farming into its “nal destination, the kitchen,Ž said Jillian, whos still raising 20 calves in her spare time. Sunny Day Bistro ($), 863-993-BREW, 7038 S.W. Liverpool Road, is open Monday to Saturday 5:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Farewell to Snook the CatThe 12-year-old feline celebrity from Snooks Bayside Bar & Grill „ Englewoods own hidden gem in Royal Palm Marina „ has granted the Sun another rare interview. Q: Snook, you havent been at the bar lately. Did something scare you away? A: Am I ever scared of anything, even dogs six times my size? Was I scared when I fell in the drink and Billy Lillia had to “sh me out? Was I scared when Denise TrentMorrow and Billy left me, to go feed the National Guard after Hurricane Matthew? Q : Well, no, now that you mention it. Youre a cat and a half. A: Exactly. Look, weve known each other for a while, you and me, and youve given me cat treats. So, Ill tell you whats what. Im retiring with Denise and Billy, who wont be at Snooks anymore, either. Send restaurant and bar news and recommendations to columnist Sue Wade at Average price ranges are $ = inexpensive (under $10), $$ = moderate ($11$30), and $$$ = pricey (over $30), including tip and beverage.Treasure chest of hidden gems SueWADECOLUMNISTTHE SCENE SUN PHOTO BY SUE WADEFin Sushi & Grill brings a slick sushi/hibachi experience to Port Charlotte. Its 3,000 square feet holds a sushi bar; wine, beer and sake bar; and full-service table dining.SUN PHOTO BY SUE WADEFins menu has photos of its own food, including the Volcano Roll. If you see something you like, just tell your server, Ill have that!ŽSUN PHOTO BY SUE WADEChef Jillian Beeles is author of Sunny Day Bistros gourmet menu, which is written and prepared with all the air of a young master chef. Her Mushroom Asparagus Quiche, for instance, isnt just quiche; its roasted mushrooms, shallots and asparagus tips, baked in a Gruyere cheese custard.Ž PHOTO PROVIDEDDenise Trent-Morrow, former manager at Snooks Bayside Bar & Grill, and friend Snook.€ Art Explorers Club, Summer Camp at the Visual Arts Center: 210 Maud St., Punta Gorda. June 4 through July 20: 9 a.m. to noon: Ages 8-10; 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Ages 11-13; 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Ages 14-18. Cost: $85 per child per week. Each day is a unique art experience with a different media, instructor and project. Drawing, pottery, jewelry, clay, watercolor and more. Each session is age appropriate. Registration information, call 941-639-8810 or visit www. € Carroll Swayzes 20th Annual Art Adventure Camp: The Carroll Swayze Studio, 2373 Donovan Road, Englewood. 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. sessions and 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. sessions. Art camp week one: May 29-June 1; Art camp week two: June 4-7. Ages 5-12. Fee: $135 per child, per session which includes individual instruction, all materials and snack. Parents can choose to send their children to one session each day or they can choose the full day option which is both sessions with lunch in between. Unique and different art projects are taught in each session so there is no overlapping if parents want to send their children for the full two-week camp. Limited availability, classes are filled on a first come, first-served basis. For more information, call 941-266-6434 or email SwayzeArt@ € Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center Eco-Camps: 19041 Burnt Store Road, Punta Gorda. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Nature Quest: June 4-8; Be a Scientist: June 11-15; Full STEAM Ahead: June 18-22. Ages 6-12. Fee: $135 per week for members and $150 per week for nonmembers. Each session will include enriching outdoor explorations, hands on activities and will be taught by trained educators. For more information, call 941-5755435 or Registration forms are available at € Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center Eco-Camps: Cedar Point Environmental Park, 2300 Placida Road, Englewood. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Learn to Fish: June 11-15; or June 18-22. Ages 8-13. Fee: $150 per week for members and $150 per week for nonmembers. Each session will include enriching outdoor explorations, hands on activities and will be taught by trained educators. For more information, call 941-4750769 or Registration forms are available at € Charlotte Players, Kids onstage: Charlotte Performing Arts Center, 701 Carmalita St., Punta Gorda. 9 a.m.-noon, students entering 1st, 2nd, and 3rd through 6th grades; 1 p.m.-4 p.m., students entering 7th through 12th grades. June 11-15, 19-23. Fee: $195 before June 6 and $220 after. Price includes T-shirt. Students will have hands-onŽ experiences in all facets of a theatrical production-backstage, scenic design, props, costumes, music, sound as well as performing onstage. Each workshop will culminate in a showcase production at 7 p.m. on June 22 and at 2 p.m. on June 23. For more information, call 941-255-1022 or email € Junior Law Academy: The Charlotte County Sheriffs Office has opened up registration for the Junior Law Academy Summer Camp. The camp is open to middle school students (ages 11-14). The Junior Law Academy is designed to give young people the opportunity to learn about the Charlotte County Sheriffs Office, its operations, and to demonstrate the benefits of law enforcement and community policing in our county. The summer camp will run for two weeks from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Camp dates are June 4-15; June 18-29; July 9-20 and July 23-Aug. 3. The camp will be based out of Port Charlotte High School for classroom presentations and the students will be taking field trips to tour different divisions of the sheriffs office. The fee per child is $125 for the two weeks, which covers the cost of two T-shirts and field trips, such as a pool party, a trip out to Don Pedro Island, bowling, movies, roller skating, and a trip to Jump and Fun in Sarasota. Only 25 students may be accomodated for each camp. To register, have your child contact their school resource officer. € Learn to sail or improve your skills: Registration is now open for youth ages 10-17 at the Englewood SKY Family YMCA. Camps provide supervised instruction in the fundamentals of sailing and boat handling, as well as safety, seamanship and environmental awareness. Instruction is provided by adult U.S. Sailing certified instructors. The ability to swim is a prerequisite. Camp dates: June 4-8 and June 18-22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Cost: $135, with a $10 discount for Y or ESA members. Camps are held at the ESA Sailing Center at Indian Mound Park in Englewood. For more information, call 908-310-7975 or the Englewood SKY Family Y at 941-475-1234. Visit website at Camps are limited to 22 participants each. € Learn to Sail on Charlotte Harbor: 750 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday through Friday, June-August; Ages 8-18. Fee: $125 per week special. No experience necessary. Each student will learn safety on the water, knot tying, fundamentals of sailing, and other boating skills. Students should bring lunch and water to be consumed on board. Life jackets will be provided. The course objective is for each student to be comfortable handling a sailboat safely and independently. For more information or to register, visit www., or call 941-2767224. € Lemondrops Summer Theatre Camp for Children: Lemon Bay Playhouse, 96 W. Dearborn St., Englewood. 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday; July 9 through July 27. Fee: $210 for the camp … scholarships are available for families demonstrating a need. The class ends with two evening performances on Friday, July 27 and Saturday, July 28. The class will be limited to 21 students. Call the box office at 941-475-6756 for more details. The brochure, registration form and scholarship application are available at the box office or on the website at To add a listing, email sdennis@ SUMMER CAMPS ENGLEWOOD „ The Lemon Bay Playhouse will present The Tin Woman,Ž a comedy/drama, directed by Will Horton, set to open Wednesday, April 25 and run through May 13. Written by Sean Grennan, this is a drama to grab your heart and make you laugh. Here is the setup: Instead of relishing life after her heart transplant, Joy enters a downward spiral, unsure whether she truly deserves a second chance. Meanwhile, Alice and Hank mourn the loss of their son Jack, whose heart was used to save Joy. At a friends urging, Joy tracks down Jacks family to “nd closure. But are Alice, Hank, and their daughter Sammy ready to accept Jacks death? Based on a true story, The Tin WomanŽ uses humor and pathos to explore loss, family, and what it means to be given new life. Curtain for this sixth production in the Lemon Bay Playhouses 31st season is at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and 2 p.m. on Sundays during the run. Information and tickets are available at www. lemonbayplayh ouse. com or by visiting the box of“ce at 96 W. Dearborn St. or calling 941-475-6756 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. weekdays and one hour prior to curtain time. Tickets are $20. Student tickets are available at $14 each. Group sales tickets are available at a reduced cost. For more information, call 941-474-9610.Lemon Bay Playhouse presents The Tin WomanBy JIM SCIARELLOLEMON BAY PLAYHOUSE PHOTO BY JOHN BASS PHOTOGRAPHYLemon Bay Playhouse is ready for opening night for the sixth show of its 31st season. Pictured are, from left, Sara Sita (Sammy), Rebecca Cross (Nurse/Darla), John T. Wyczlinski (Jack), Wendi Scianna (Joy), Gloria Bandy (Alice), and Rick Goodwin (Hank).


Feeling Fit PORT CHARLOTTE € PUNTA GORDA € NORTH PORT € ENGLEWOOD € ARCADIA SUNDAY, APRIL 22, 2018 A WEEKLY SUN PUBLICATION WWW.FEELINGFIT.COM DanMEARNSCOLUMNIST Health & HopeA couple of weeks ago, we asked Port Charlotte Dietitian and Nutritionist Paula Allison to comment on a WebMD ( list of foods to keep on hand so youll always have something healthy to eat. She talked about turkey, salsa, hummus, seltzer/mineral water, kale, eggs and 100 percent fruit juice. Here are some more recommended foods: Plain yogurt. PlainŽ is the key word when discussing yogurt. A single serving of ”avored yogurt contains three times the amount of sugar as plain yogurt,Ž said Allison. Youre better off adding some fresh (or frozen) berries and nuts for less sugar, more “ber and nutrients. Also, full-fat yogurt will stave off hunger pangs better than low-fat yogurt, which may help you to lose weight.Ž Indeed. WebMD says people who eat yogurt are less likely to be obese or have heart disease. and full-fat yogurt is better for that than low-fat. Eat it with fruit or granola,Ž the website advises, or use it instead of sour cream to lighten up desserts and stews.Ž Celery. Celery is rich in vitamin K, and it also contains folate, vitamin A, potassium, vitamin C and dietary “ber,Ž Allison said. WebMD suggests using the vegetable for stocks or salads or as a seasoning agent for beef or chicken, adding that its also a great “nger foodŽ for snacking by itself and with peanut butter or hummus. Whole-wheat tortillas. Low in calories and fat and high in convenience, these ”at breads can be ready in seconds. Add sauted vegetables, salsa, shredded cheese and cilantro, and WebMD says youve got a feast for the senses thats healthy to boot.Ž Allison elaborated on why whole-grain foods are preferable to re“ned-grain products. The carbohydrates in More healthy foods for your fridgeMEARNS | 2Carbon dioxide is a colorless, odorless gas that can prove harmful to human beings. But many people may be unaware that carbon dioxide also has the potential to affect ocean environments. Carbon dioxide is added to the atmosphere whenever fossil fuels are burned. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Earth can handle naturally occurring carbon dioxide that enters the atmosphere and is stored and reduced in soil, through plants, trees and the ocean. However, the burning of fossil fuels adds carbon to the atmosphere faster than natural processes can remove it, causing a number of problems. Excessive carbon dioxide levels contribute to the lowering of the pH levels of the seas all over the world. Carbon dioxide reacts with seawater to form carbonic acid. This makes seawater more acidic, and marine life is paying the price. Its hard to visualize the risk of ocean acidi“cation because the effects are occurring underwater where they are not immediately realized. The Smithsonians Ocean Portal offers that, in the past 200 years alone, ocean water has become 30 percent more acidic faster than any known change in ocean chemistry in the last 50 million years. Although some ocean species are adept at “nding ways to adapt to changing water conditions, ocean acidi“cation is expected to have wide scale negative impacts on ocean ecosystems. A chemical balance is required for many components of life, and even subtle changes can lead to problems with chemical communication, reproduction and growth. Acidi“cation is making it dif“cult for shelled animals to build new shells and homes. The acidity can even cause more hydrogen ions to form in the water, leading to existing shells dissolving as well. Shell“sh are only the beginning, as many other marine animals rely on oysters, clams, plankton, sea urchins, and corals for food and habitats. As they begin to become less viable due to acidi“cation, a trickle-down effect among other species occurs „ eventually impacting humans. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association says research suggests that ocean acidi“cation could severely impact Ocean acidification affects ecosystemsPROVIDED BY MCC PHOTO PROVIDEDOcean acidication can prevent coral from forming and actually dissolve existing calcication.OCEAN | 2April 22 is Earth Day, an annual opportunity to celebrate the natural world and get involved in shortand long-term efforts to protect the environment. Here are “ve ways to celebrate. 1. Volunteer. Many neighborhoods and communities around the country host volunteer clean-ups to honor Earth Day. Find one in your area or organize your own: gather some friends, some sturdy garbage bags and pairs of work gloves, and head out to a park or the shore of a local waterway for a clean-up. 2. Enjoy nature. Get outside and enjoy nature. Even if you arent an experienced hiker, there are plenty of tools to make getting outdoors easy, such as wearable tech, which can support your adventure. One option is Casios ProTrek PRW3510Y-8, which has triple sensor technology, including a compass, thermometer, altimeter and barometer, allowing you to track your surroundings as you explore them. Featuring Tough Solar Power, it can be charged by sunlight or ”orescent light, making it an eco-friendly choice. 3. Plant a tree. Trees provide shade and food for people and a habitat for birds and other wildlife. Whats more, they produce oxygen for people to inhale, as well as sequester CO2. Trees also reduce polluting runoff by intercepting water. In short, we need trees! Celebrate Earth Day by planting one. Each year, you can watch it mature and grow. 4. Reduce waste. The land and ocean have become saturated with plastics and other trash. Get into the habit of reducing waste by recycling and reusing items as much as possible. Take a look at the footprint you create with your plastic consumption and find ways to improve your habits. Bring a reusable bag to the grocery store. Buying a drink? Dont use a straw. Getting takeout? Ask the restaurant to hold the plastic silverware. 5. Update your technologies. Outdated tech often contains harmful elements that can hurt the environment, such as lead paint or mercury. Check out newer models that meet international standards like The Minamata Convention on Mercury. For example, Casio Lampfree Projectors combine a laser, a ”uorescent element and LED light to deliver a hybrid light source that lasts up to 20,000 hours while sustaining a high brightness. Because these projectors are mercury-free, it removes the need to replace hazardous and expensive bulbs. This Earth Day, celebrate a healthy planet with environmental stewardship at home and in your community.5 ways to celebrate Earth DayProvided by STATEPOINT PHOTOS PROVIDEDAs more and more people, businesses and governments have embraced eco-friendly lifestyles and practices, its never been easier for men and women to make a positive impact on the planet. One of the simplest yet most effective ways to make such an impact is to look for ways to reduce waste, which often involves reusing materials and products that otherwise might be discarded. According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, producing new items requires substantial amounts of materials and energy. Such products may require the extraction of raw materials from the earth before they can be fabricated and transported to places where they will ultimately be sold. By resolving to reuse products, consumers can greatly reduce the impact their purchases have on the planet. Why reduce and reuse? A reduce and reuse lifestyle preserves natural resources and reduces waste, but there The basics of reducing and reusing Provided by MCC BASICS | 2


Page 26 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 Publisher Glen Nickerson Feeling Fit EditorMarie Merchant 941-206-1135 Medical Advertising Executives:Bibi R. Gafoor 941-258-9528 Jim Commiskey 941-258-9526 Fort Myers Daniel Dykes 941-205-6409 Deadlines Support group listings are published as space permits. To have your group included, send the information to feelingfit@ News briefs and announcements must be received by noon on Monday to be included in Sundays edition of Feeling Fit. News briefs are published as space permits. Contact feelingfit@ or call 941-206-1135.Feeling Fitthe ability of coral reefs to recover from disturbance. Other research indicates that, by the end of this century, coral reefs may erode faster than they can be rebuilt, compromising the longterm viability of these ecosystems and perhaps affecting the estimated one million species that depend on coral reef habitats. Ocean acidi“cation is a very real concern that can impact ecosystems, wildlife and food sources. By controlling the carbon dioxide that is released into the environment, people can do much to control the rate of decline in oceans all over the world.OCEANFROM PAGE 1 whole-grain foods break down more slowly and cause a slower rise in blood glucose,Ž she said. Whole-wheat tortillas are a healthy, carbohydrate-rich food choice because they are low in fat, sodium and simple sugars and high in “ber. Cabbage. A cruciferous vegetable thats delicious both raw and cooked,Ž said Allison. Its often eaten raw in salads, steamed, braised or sauted with other vegetables. Cabbage is an excellent source of “ber, vitamin B6, folate, and manganese, as well as healthy amounts of thiamin (vitamin B1), pyridoxine (vitamin B6), and pantothenic acid (vitamin B5).Ž In addition to coleslaw, salads and side dishes, WebMD says cabbage also works as a kind of wrap in place of bread-a great way to cut back on calories and add nutrition.Ž Fresh pasta. You might not have expected to “nd pasta on a list of healthy foods. The Italian staple has a bad reputation based on heavy carbs and its effect on your blood sugar. WebMD defends pastas simple and quick preparation as a side dish or main course. It also has a low glycemic index, which means that it lets sugar into your bloodstream more slowly than other foods, curbing your hunger as well as the blood sugar spikes that can be bad for your health,Ž the website adds. Allison agreed, noting that while you shouldnt help yourself to unlimited p asta in your diet, pasta dishes can fit into your healthy meal plan. Just practice portion control, make smart choices about the pasta and sauce you use, and add vegetables to help you feel full so you dont overeat.Ž The nutritionist endorsed spaghetti squash as an alternative to pasta. Both have low amounts of fat, salt, and “ber, but pasta has over 100 calories, while spaghetti squash has only about 20 calories, is richer in protein, and has far fewer carbs than pastas 31 grams,Ž she said. Avocado. This fruit/ vegetable is low in fructose and rich in potassium and healthy monounsaturated fat, the kind of goodŽ fat linked to heart health and superior cholesterol levels. Research has con“rmed the avocados ability to bene“t vascular function and heart health,Ž Allison said. Avocados also provide close to 20 essential health-boosting nutrients, including “ber, vitamin E, B-vitamins, and folic acid.Ž Serve avocado with eggs or spread on a thin piece of whole-grain toast with salt and pepper, says WebMD. Berries. Berries contain concentrated amounts of the disease-“ghting phytochemicals found to boost your immunity, prevent cancer, protect your heart, and prevent seasonal allergies,Ž Allison said. Berries are lower in sugar than many fruits, so they are less likely to destabilize your insulin levels.Ž Plus, theyre delicious,Ž adds WebMD. Use them in a salad or eat them with some yogurt and granola for dessert. Berries cover a lot of territory. Here are a trio recommended by dietitian Lauri Boone in the Huf“ngton Post: Acai berries. Boone says these anti-aging super berriesŽ contain 19 amino acids, an array of fatty acids and a number of cell-protecting antioxidants. In addition to boosting immunity and protecting against chronic diseases,Ž she says, acai berries are good for the heart and lower the risk of neurological diseases.Ž Blueberries. These blue dynamosŽ are packed with manganese, an energy-boosting mineral, says Boone, along with vitamin K and about four grams of “ber per cup. Cranberries. Described as infection-“ghting super berries,Ž cranberries contain ”avonoids called proanthocyanidins, which help lower the risk of urinary tract infections. Research also suggests they help keep the heart healthy and “ght cancer,Ž Boone notes. Allison operates Eat2live Nutrition Services in Port Charlotte. In addition to being a registered and licensed dietitian and nutritionist (RDN, LD/N), she is a Certi“ed Diabetes Educator (CDE). She can be reaches at 941-2763454 or eattwolive@gmail. com. Comments and suggestions are always welcome. Call Dan Mearns at 941-893-9692 or email PAGE 1 FEELING FIT 2 2 are additional bene“ts to such a lifestyle as well. € Reduces pollu tion: Harvesting new raw materials oftentimes contributes to pollution of our airways and waterways. By reusing items, consumers can decrease demand for new products, thereby reducing the pollution created when harvesting the resources necessary to produce those items. € Emissions: Once harvested, raw materials are then turned into products. The process of transforming these materials into products can produce greenhouse gas emissions. According to, greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide trap heat and warm the globe, producing a host of potentially harmful consequences for the planet and its inhabitants. € Finances: Reducing and reusing has “nancial perks, namely the low prices of recycled items compared to brand new items. In addition, reusing everyday items, such as coffee mugs, instead of buying new items each day can add up to sizable savings over time. Repurposing clothing, such as using once fashionable T-shirts as workout gear, also can be a great way to save money. How to reduce and reuse: Just like there are myriad bene“ts to reducing and reusing, there many different ways for consumers to reduce waste and reuse items. € Shop for previously used items. Whether consumers are shopping for items for their homes or for new wardrobes, their options abound in regard to previously used items. Homeowners can work with contractors who have experience in working with reclaimed materials, while also visiting antique shops or used furniture stores when furnishing their homes. When clothes shopping, consumers can visit consignment shops that sell like-new items at reduced prices. € Pay attention to packaging. One of the biggest contributors to unnecessary consumer waste is p ackaging. Packaging is often made of raw materials, and heavily packaged items therefore require the use of more raw materials than items with less packaging. Packaging typically “nd its way into land“lls, so consumers looking to reduce can favor items with less packaging when making their purchases and/or look for items packaged with reused or recycled materials. € Maintain existing products. Reusing items does not always require repurposing them. By taking care of their existing products and possessions, consumers can get more mileage out of them, reusing them for far longer than they could if the products were not better maintained. Reducing waste and reusing items go hand in hand. Embracing a lifestyle that emphasizes reducing and reusing can have a signi“cant, long-lasting and positive impact on the planet. BASICSFROM PAGE 1 Surgeons pack donated organs on ice while racing them to transplant patients but it may be time for a warmer approach. British researchers said Wednesday that keeping at least some livers at body temperature instead may work better. The livers keep functioning until theyre transplanted thanks to a machine that pumps them full of blood and nutrients. Its a life-support system for the organs, and similar machines are being explored for lung and heart transplants, too. The transplant community isnt ditching affordable ice chests for the far pricier approach just yet. But proponents hope that storing organs in a way that mimics the body might eventually increase the number of transplants „ by keeping precious donations usable for longer periods, and allowing use of some that today get thrown away. The biggest challenge in liver transplantation is the desperate shortage of organs,Ž said Dr. David Nasralla of the University of Oxford, who led the study in Britain and Europe. We found that livers that went on the machine were more likely to be transplanted.Ž Nearly 115,000 people are on the waiting list for an organ transplant in the United States alone, and last year there were just 34,770 transplants performed. Thousands die waiting. Partly, there are too few donations. Also, donated organs cant be stored for long „ about four to six hours for a heart or lung, and about 12 hours for a liver. And sometimes surgeons discard organs they fear wont do well because of a donors age or other health characteristics. Still, the vast majority of transplant recipients survive „ showing the decidedly old-fashioned method of popping a donated organ into an ice chest with a cold preservation solution and rushing it to an operating room works pretty well. Organs essentially hibernate, not frozen but cold enough to slow cellular activity and thus their deterioration. Wednesdays study highlights the “rst radically different approach to organ preservation,Ž said Dr. David Klassen of the United Network for Organ Sharing, which oversees the U.S. transplant system. He isnt involved with studies of socalled normothermicŽ preservation but calls it really exciting technologyŽ that might turn out to be appropriate for select organ donations rather than all of them. The new study involved 220 liver transplants performed in Britain, Belgium, Germany and Spain. Participating hospitals randomly assigned newly donated livers to be put into coolers as usual „ or to be stored for up to 24 hours in a machine made by Britains OrganOx Ltd. that keeps the organs functioning with warm ”uids. The study wasnt big enough to detect any potential differences in patient survival. But the warmed livers were healthier when transplanted, the researchers reported in the journal Nature. They had less cellular damage during storage, a risk for transplant failure, than the livers kept on ice. More compelling, surgeons preserved the warmed livers several hours longer yet discarded fewer of them, ultimately transplanting 20 percent more of those organs than the cooled ones, the study found. Why? Instead of having to guess how well a liver would work based on its donors characteristics, Nasralla said surgeons spent the extra time measuring how the organs functioned inside the warming machine. The study was funded by a European Commission grant. The results are promising but surgeons are watching for more evidence that such a big, and expensive, change in organ storage is worthwhile „ and if so, when best to use it, said Dr. Devin Eckhoff, transplant division director at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. OrganOxs liver machine is approved abroad but experimental in the U.S., where a similar study is underway at 14 transplant centers including Eckhoffs. A competing company, M assachusettsbased TransMedics Inc., recently won U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for warm preservation of donated lungs. Its clearly a lot more expensive than an ice box,Ž acknowledged Oxford professor Peter Friend, who co-invented the OrganOx machine. Friend couldnt provide exact costs. He said more study is needed to tell whether spending thousands more up-front on high-tech organ preservation might prove cost-effective if it lets doctors save organs that otherwise would be wasted or postpone middle-ofthe-night transplants until morning.UNOS Klassen says the bigger question is if scientists might use such machines to reconditionŽ organs, by adding medications or other therapies to make them healthier before transplant.Warming, not cooling, donated livers may improve transplantsBy LAURAN NEERGAARDAP MEDICAL WRITER AP PHOTOThis 2016 photo provided by OrganOx shows Drs. David Nasralla and Annemarie Weissenbacher with the companys metra device holding a liver in Oxford, England. On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, British researchers said that keeping at least some transplant livers at body temperature may work better than cooling „ using a machine that pumps them full of blood and nutrients. a d no= 54532362 DIABETIC & WOUND CARE CERTIFIED BOARD Dr. Tom Lane DPM, FAPWCA Guardian Angel Foot Care2400 S. McCall Road, Suite FEnglewood, FL 34224 (941) 473-3338 Fax (941) 474-8597


The Sun /Sunday, April 22, 2018 E/N/C Page 27 FEELING FIT 3 There are numerous bene“ts when seniors and technology come together, but the side effects that come from repetitive motion and poor posture can lead to aches and pains. We get a few patients who develop injuries from these activities,Ž says Arlen Maunahan, an occupational therapist at Port Charlotte Rehabilitation Center. She is part of 140,000 occupational therapists and assistants that bring their profession to the forefront during Occupational Therapy (OT) Month in April. Practitioners in OT enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them promote health, and prevent„or live better with„injury, illness, or disability. Its the only profession with explicit focus on optimizing the functions of an individual to participate in their everyday lives. Occupational therapy practitioners focus is on adapting the environment and/or task to “t the person. Anything a patient uses by hand (cell phone, tablet, laptop) can be altered for each particular need. An occupational therapist works on designing and modifying workplace and environment to avoid injury. They also work on adapting tools, such as pens, pencils and utensils, to drive the return of function, strength and sensation. Making tools larger or padding a handle for easier hold, securing a cuff to the hand or grip tape so that it sticks to the hand for a more secure grasp are just a few ways OT can help. Once we customize the gadget, we then have to teach the best way to modify your function with the device,Ž Maunahan says. That means if you have thumb pain while texting, you may need to use “ngers to text, or use a stylus. To avoid symptoms that include pain, popping, and a feeling that the “nger is locking when you bend or straighten it, OTs recommend using a light touch when pushing on a keyboard. Learning how to use voice commands or obtaining a fatter stylus are good strategies that put less stress on the thumb joint,Ž Maunahan says. Regarding carpal tunnel pain, OTs recommends setting up the workstation so that the wrists and forearms are parallel to the ”oor. We also like patients to have their elbows relaxed and bent at a 90-degree angle at your wrist,Ž says Maunahan. If you can use a vertical mouse and keep it in front, not to the side, the hand will be in a less stressful position,Ž suggests Maunahan. For back, neck, and headache “xes, a phys ical therapist can bring resolve for those patients that are looking down at electronic gadgets for long periods. Bending the head down will stretch the muscles, ligaments, and tendons in your neck and upper back and likely lead to pain and can irritate the occipital nerve where the spine connects to the base of the skull. The best thing to do is to adjust your posture and pay attention to discomfort when using technology,Ž says Catherine Mananita, physical therapist (PT) for Port Charlotte Rehabilitation Center. That means keeping your eyes parallel to the ”oor instead of looking downward at your device,Ž says Mananita. Adjusting the computer monitor so its level with your gaze, or propping up handheld devices with adjustable stands so its at eye level can lead to better posture. Mananita advises that patients take actions to prevent pain. We know that building and strengthening core posture muscles will better support the spine,Ž she says. The more “t you are the less risk for developing neck or back pain.Ž For more information about resolving pain with repetitive activity, ask your doctor. Ask if OT or PT can help bring relief. For more therapy information, call Port Charlotte Rehabilitation Center at 941-235-8011. They are located at 25325 Rampart Blvd., Port Charlotte.Cures and surprising side eects from technology useBy LAUREEN ALBRECHTCHARLOTTE REHABILITATION CENTER The World Health Organization says the “rst-ever vaccine for dengue needs to be dealt with in a much safer way,Ž meaning that the shot should mostly be given to people who have previously been infected with the disease. In November, the vaccines manufacturer, Sano“ Pasteur, said people who had never been sickened by dengue before were at risk of developing a more serious disease after getting the shot. After a two-day meeting this week, WHOs independent vaccines group said it now had proof the vaccine should only be used exclusively or almost exclusively in people who have already been infected with dengue.Ž The U.N. health agency said a test should be developed so doctors would be able to quickly tell if people had previously been sickened by dengue „ but the group acknowle dged doing that so isnt straightforward. We see signi“cant obstacles in using the vaccine this way, but we are con“dent this also spurs the development of a rapid diagnostic test,Ž said Dr. Joachim Hombach, executive secretary of WHOs expert group, during a news conference Thursday. Sano“ said last year that doctors should consider whether people might have been previously infected with dengue before deciding whether they should risk getting immunized. The company said it expected to take a 100 million euro ($118 million) loss based on that news. People who catch dengue more than once can be at risk of a hemorrhagic version of the disease. The mosquito-spread virus is found in tropical and sub-tropical climates across Latin and South America, Asia, Africa and elsewhere. It causes a ”u-like disease that can cause joint pain, nausea, vomiting and a rash. In severe cases, dengue can result in breathing problems, hemorrhaging and organ failure. About half the worlds population is at risk of dengue; WHO estimates that about 96 million people are sickened by the viral infection every year. Following Sano“s announcement last year, the Philippines halted its dengue immunization program, the worlds “rst national vaccination program for dengue. The government also demanded a refund of more than 3 billion pesos ($59 million) from Sano“ and is considering further legal action. In February, the Philippines said the vaccine was potentially linked to the deaths of three people: all of them died of dengue despite having received the vaccine. The country imposed a symbolic “ne of $2,000 on Sano“ and suspended the vaccines approval, charging that the drugmaker broke rules on how the shot was registered and marketed. More than 730,000 children aged 9 and above in the Philippines have received at least one dose of the dengue vaccine, usually delivered in three doses.There is no speci“c treatment for dengue and there are no other licensed vaccines on the market.UN health agency: Dengue vaccine shouldnt be used widelyBy MARIA CHENGAP MEDICAL WRITER AP PHOTOIn this Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 le photo, a Manila Health ocer shows o a pair of vials of the anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia in Manila, Philippines. The World Health Organization says that the rst-ever vaccine for dengue needs to be dealt with in a much safer way.Ž It said the shot should mostly be given to people who have previously been infected with the disease. In November, the vaccines manufacturer, Sano Pasteur, said that people who had never been sickened by dengue before were at risk of developing a more serious disease after getting the shot.Courage Over Cancer Gulf Cove United Methodist Churchs cancer care program, Courage Over Cancer, offers support and ministry to men, women, and families who are affected by cancer. Church and community members touched by this disease are provided with help and spiritual counsel that are speci“c to their needs as a cancer patient, caregiver, or loved one. This ministry is based on the outreach program Our Journey of Hope which was developed by the Cancer Treatment Centers of America. If you or someone you know could bene“t from a friend to support them through this journey, contact the church at 941-697-1747 or GulfCoveUMC@gmail. com. Gulf Cove UMC is located at 1100 McCall Road in Port Charlotte.Lung cancer support groupThe North Port Lung Cancer Support Group meets from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. the third Wednesday of every month at Sarasota Memorial ER in North Port along Toledo Blade Boulevard. The group is for people with lung cancer along with their caregivers. No RSVP nor charge is required. For more information, call or email Marc Cohen at 941240-8989 or marcscohen@ Matters support groupLung Matters support group meets from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month. Call Port Charlotte Rehab Center for locations and more information at 941-235-8011.Food Addicts AnonymousA 12-step program for those who wish to recover from food addiction. Group meets from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursdays, at First Alliance Church, 20444 Midway Blvd., Port Charlotte. For more information, call 941-380-6550.NAMI Family Support groupsPort Charlotte: The National Alliance on Mental Illness will have a Family Support Group meeting from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1532 Forrest Nelson Blvd., Port Charlotte. This is for family members and caregivers of individuals with a mental illness. For more information, contact Karen at 941-456-3100. North Port: The family support group meets from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the fourth Monday of the month at Anchor House, 3555 Bobcat Village Center Road, North Port. The National Alliance on Mental Illness family support group is a peer-led group for family members and caregivers of adults living with mental illness. All meetings are free and con“dential. For more information, call 941-3769361 or visit the website at namisarasotacounty. org. Venice: The family support group meets from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the “rst Wednesday of the month at Venice Health Park, 1201 Jacaranda Blvd., room 1283. The National Alliance on Mental Illness family support group is a peer-led group for family members and caregivers of adults living with mental illness. All meetings are free and con“dential. For more information, call 941-376-9361 or visit the website at Sarasota: The family support group meets at 6:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month at the Beneva Christian Church, 4835 S. Beneva Road, Sarasota. For more information, call 941-376-9361. SUPPORT GROUPS ASSISTED LIVING AND MEMORY COTTAGELOVE WHERE YOU LIVE EXPERIENCE THE DIFFERENCE 941.979.60232595 HARBOR BOULEVARD PORT CHARLOTTE, FLORIDA, 33952 LICENSE # AL 13075 adno=50533077


Page 28 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 FEELING FIT 4 For the “rst time, a treatment that boosts the immune system greatly improved survival in people newly diagnosed with the most common form of lung cancer. Its the biggest win so far for immunotherapy, which has had much of its success until now in less common cancers. In the study, Mercks Keytruda, given with standard chemotherapy, cut in half the risk of dying or having the cancer worsen, compared to chemo alone after nearly one year. The results are expected to quickly set a new standard of care for about 70,000 patients each year in the United States whose lung cancer has already spread by the time its found. Another study found that an immunotherapy combo „ the BristolMyers Squibb drugs Opdivo and Yervoy „ worked better than chemo for delaying the time until cancer worsened in advanced lung cancer patients whose tumors have many gene ”aws, as nearly half do. But the bene“t lasted less than two months on average and its too soon to know if the combo improves overall survival, as Keytruda did. All of these immune therapy treatments worked for only about half of patients, but thats far better than chemo has done in the past. Were not nearly where we need to be yet,Ž said Dr. Roy Herbst, a Yale Cancer Center lung expert who had no role in the studies. Results were discussed Monday at an American Association for Cancer Research conference in Chicago and published by the New England Journal of Medicine. The studies were sponsored by the drugmakers, and many study leaders and Herbst consult for the companies. ABOUT THE DRUGS Keytruda, Yervoy and Opdivo are called checkpoint inhibitors. They remove a cloak that some cancer cells have that hides them from the immune system. The drugs are given through IVs and cost about $12,500 a month. Keytruda was approved last year as an initial treatment with chemo for the most common form of advanced lung cancer, but doctors have been leery to use it because that was based on a small study that did not show whether it prolongs life. The new study, led by Dr. Leena Gandhi of NYUs Perlmutter Cancer Center, gives that proof. In it, 616 patients were given chemo and some also received Keytruda. Those not given Keytruda were allowed to switch to it if their cancer worsened. After one year, 69 percent of people originally assigned to Keytruda were alive versus 49 percent of the others „ a result that experts called remarkable considering that the second groups survival was improved because half of them wound up switching. How much it ultimately will extend life isnt known „ more than half in the Keytruda group are still alive; median survival was just over 11 months for the others. The Keytruda combo also delayed the time until cancer worsened „ an average of nine months versus “ve months for the chemo-only group. Thats a big difference for such an advanced cancer, said Dr. Alice Shaw, a Massachusetts General Hospital lung cancer expert and one of the conference leaders. This is really a pivotal study ... a new standard of care,Ž said Shaw, who has no ties to the drugmakers. Rates of serious side effects were similar, but twice as many in the Keytruda group dropped out because of them. More than 4 percent of that group developed lung in”ammation and three patients died of it. THE COMPETITION Dr. Matthew Hellmann of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York led a study testing the Opdivo-Yervoy combo versus chemo in a slightly different group of newly diagnosed advanced lung cancer patients. The study design was changed after it was underway to look at results according to patients tumor mutation burden „ a measure of how ”awed their cancer genes are, according to a pro“ling test by Foundation Medicine. Medicare recently agreed to cover the $3,000 test for advanced cancers. Of 679 patients, 299 had a high number of gene ”aws in their tumors. In that group, survival without worsening of disease was 43 percent after one year for those on the immunotherapy drugs versus 13 percent of those on chemo. The immunotherapy drugs did not help people with fewer tumor gene ”aws. We have a tool that helps us determine who are the patients that are most likely to bene“t from this combination,Ž Hellmann said. The median time until cancer worsened was about 7 months on the immunotherapy drugs versus 5.5 months for chemo. Serious side effects were a little more common in the chemo group. Another rival, Genentech, recently announced that its checkpoint inhibitor, Tecentriq, improved survival in a study similar to the one testing Keytruda. Details are expected in a couple months.Immune therapy scores big win against lung cancer in studyBy MARILYNN MARCHIONEAP CHIEF MEDICAL WRITERAlzheimers Caregiver Support GroupThe Alzheimers Caregiver Support Group meets from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. the second Tuesday every month at The Springs at South Biscayne, 6235 Hoffman St., North Port. Call 941-426-8349 to register.Amputee Support GroupThe Amputee Support Group meets at 3 p.m. on the second Monday of every month at the Life Care Center, Punta Gorda. Contact George Baum at 941-787-4151 for more information.Breast cancer networkingBreast Cancer Networking in Venice offers support and sharing with other breast cancer survivors. Meetings are on the third Monday of each month from 11 a.m. to noon at the Venice Health Park, Suite 1217 (north side), Jacaranda Blvd., Venice. For more information, call 941-408-9572.Breastfeeding support groupThe Florida Department of Health, local partners and organizations, such as the American Academy of Pediatrics, strongly recommend babies exclusively breastfeed for the first six months of life and continue to breastfeed for one to two years. There are a variety of programs and resources to empower breastfeeding moms. Health professionals and peer counselors provide a range of services from right after birth at the hospital to breastfeeding support groups in the community as noted below: € Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., WIC in partnership with Lactation Love Breastfeeding Support Group, Jacaranda Library, 4143 Woodmere Park Blvd., Venice. Contact: Arielle Ball, DOH-Sarasota, WIC and Nutrition Services, Arielle. or 941-685-3324. € Second Wednesday each month, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., North Port Library conference room, 13800 Tamiami Trail, North Port. Contact: Jamee Thumm, Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County, jamee.thumm@gmail. com or 941-373-7070, ext. 307.Cancer support groupFawcett Memorial Hospital, an HCA affiliate, now offers a cancer support group for cancer patients, their families and caregivers. The group meets the last Wednesday of each month from noon to 1:30 p.m. with lunch provided. Research shows that social support has benefits for cancer patients, those recovering from treatment and their family and loved ones by reducing anxiety and stress, emotional distress and depression, fatigue and the experience of pain while improving mood, self-image, ability to cope with stress and feelings of control. In addition, having a supportive social network can help with recovery and adjusting to life after treatment. The support group allows those experiencing a cancer diagnosis to cope with the emotional aspects by providing a safe place to share their feelings and challenges while allowing people to learn from others facing similar situations. Cancer patients and their family members are encouraged to attend. Active participation is not required, listeners are welcome. Physicians and other health professionals will periodically speak to the group on cancer related topics. For more information or to RSVP, please call Fawcetts oncology patient navigators at 941-624-8318.Cancer support groupThe First United Methodist Church offers a faith-based cancer support group to all adult cancer survivors and their caregivers. Meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month at 507 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda, in room 9. New participants are always welcome and encouraged to attend, regardless of their cancer type, church affiliation or faith base. Please contact Jane Sheppard via email at with questions or to indicate your interest in becoming a part of this group as a participant, facilitator or resource. For more information on this and other ministries at First United Methodist Church, visit our website at www. or call the church office at 941-639-3842.Caregivers Support GroupPort Charlotte United Methodist Church, 21075 Quesada Ave., Port Charlotte, hosts a caregiver support group from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Wednesday. The cost is free and is open to any caregiver dealing with a care-receiver with any debilitating disease. There are no requirements to join the group. For more information, contact Mike Boccia at 941-815-6077. SUPPORT GROUPSLONG ISLAND, N.Y. „ Tick-borne infections have reached epidemic proportions on Long Island, where children are disproportionately affected by Lyme disease and other infections transmitted by the eight-legged creatures, a panel of top scientists announced recently. Lyme disease is mostly a disease of children and curiously mostly a disease of boys,Ž Jorge Benach said at a recent symposium at Stony Brook University School of Medicine. Benach, who discovered the bacterium that causes Lyme disease, is a molecular geneticist at Stony Brook University School of Medicine. His observation that Lyme disease is mostly an infection of children was corroborated by Dr. Christy Beneri, a pediatrician at Stony Brook Childrens Hospital. She said her institution encountered a wide range of tick-borne illnesses annually and that boys tended to outnumber girls in the number of infections. The most likely reason for the disparity, Beneri said, is the tendency among boys to play outdoors in wooded areas where ticks thrive. In the extensive pediatric research Beneri presented at the symposium was evidence of some children developing Bells palsy, a temporary facial paralysis that occurs when the Lyme bacterium affects a cranial nerve. The paralysis resolves with antibiotic treatment, Beneri said. Beyond the Lyme bacterium, ticks on Long Island have been found to harbor babesia and anaplasma. Babesia are protozoa, or parasitic, infectious agents that hone in on red blood cells, similar to the way a malaria parasite invades the same cells. Anaplasmosis is an infection caused by the bacterium Anaplasma phagocytophilum. It can trigger aches, fever, chills and confusion. Beneri and Benach were among “ve leading Stony Brook experts, including university president Dr. Samuel Stanley, who addressed what they described as a mounting epidemic of infections caused by the ever-expanding range of ticks. Stanley, who was the “rst speaker, is a specialist in infectious diseases. New York bears a disproportionate impact from tick-borne diseases,Ž Stanley said at the symposium, which was held in a lecture hall in the universitys health sciences building. This is a regional and state problem.Ž New York has the highest number of con“rmed Lyme disease cases nationwide, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which has cataloged more than 95,000 Lyme infections in the state since 1986. Suffolk County has long been ground zero for the ailment on Long Island, studies consistently have shown. Cases in Suffolk County hover between 500 and 700 and this is just for the reported cases,Ž Benach said, noting that Suffolk has among the highest rates of many tick-transmitted infections because of the dense in“ltration of the insects in county. Typical Lyme symptoms include fever, headache, fatigue, and a characteristic skin rash called erythema migrans, said Dr. Luis Marcos, a specialist in internal medicine and infectious diseases. Marcos presented data showing the wide range of illnesses caused by ticks throughout the region, including Borrelia miyamotoi, a corkscrew-shaped bacterium identi“ed in recent years as the cause of a relapsing fever. Dr. Eric Spitzer, a pathologist, discussed the many laboratory tests that Stony Brook used to arrive at a diagnosis of a tick-transmitted illness. He said that for years, doctors nationwide sent specimens to the university for analysis because of its well-known precision. Testing of those specimens earned the university $32 million over a 20-year period, he said. Panelists identi“ed the most prevalent ticks on Long Island as the American dog tick; the invasive lone star tick, which migrated from Southern states; and the blacklegged tick, known as deer tick.Tick-borne diseases reach epidemic levels, panel saysBy DELTHIA RICKSNEWSDAY Better than Par Vision After all these years, my vision is still fantastic thanks to Dr. Frantz and his team at Frantz EyeCare.ŽCall today! 239.418.0999Fort Myers € Naples € Cape Coral € Punta Gorda € Lehigh Acres George McNeill PGA Pro Golfer & LASIK Patientadno=50534174


The Sun /Sunday, April 22, 2018 E/N/C Page 29 Monday, April 23, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. „ Quit Your Way. Bayfront Health Port Charlotte, Conference Center, 2500 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte. Quitting tobacco isnt easy. Finding help should be. Bayfront Health and Tobacco Free Florida offer free tools and services to help you get started. Free. Call 866-534-7909 to register. Tuesday, April 24, 1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. „ Emotions of the Heart: Stress Management Class. Bayfront Health Wellness & Rehab Center, 733 E. Olympia Ave., Punta Gorda. Everyone experiences stress from time to time; however, excessive stress can take a toll on your health. Learn techniques to recognize, manage, overcome and cope. Free. Call 941-637-2450 to register. Tuesday, April 24, noon to 1:30 p.m. „ Hands-Only CPR and Early Heart Attack Care (EHAC). Royal Palm Retirement Centre, 2500 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. Hands-Only CPR is a method of CPR that has been recommended by the American Heart Association (AHA) since 2010 and is 10 times more likely to save someone in cardiac arrest then not doing anything. Free. Lunch pr ovided. RSVP is required. Call 941-627-6762 to register. Tuesday, April 24, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. „ Breastfeeding Class. Bayfront Health Port Charlotte, Conference Center, 2500 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte. Taught by a Registered Nurse, this class will give expectant mothers important information to prepare for a successful breastfeeding experience. Free. Register at www.BayfrontHealthEvents. com. Wednesday, April 25, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. „ What Do You Have To Lose? Bayfront Health Punta Gorda Medical Of“ce Plaza, 3rd Floor, Suite 131, 713 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. If youre considering weight loss surgery, the best place to start is with the right information. Thats why we offer free weight loss seminars as an opportunity to talk with the experts. Seminars are interactive and include members of our weight loss team. You are invited to bring a family member, friend, or other support person with you. Free. Register at www. or call 941-766-4564 to schedule a free consultation. Friday, April 27, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. „ Mended Hearts Support Group Luncheon and Discussion. Bayfront Health Port Charlotte, Conference Center, 2500 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte. Mended Hearts is a national and community-based non-pro“t organization that provides support to those diagnosed with heart disease. Chapter 405 is right here in Charlotte County! Its members draw on personal experience as they offer peer-to-peer support. If you are a heart survivor or family caregiver, we would like to invite you to our special educational and support session. Free. Call 941-766-4686 to learn more and reserve your seat. BAYFRONT NEWS & NOTESFrom time to time, almost everyone will experience a stomachache. Most causes of abdominal pain are nothing to worry about, and will either pass on their own or be easily diagnosed and treated. But sometimes, stomach pain is a sign of a more serious illness. Learn which symptoms to watch out for, and use these tips to prepare for a successful visit with your doctor. Stomach pain is both quite common and notoriously dif“cult to diagnose,Ž says Geoffrey Roelant, M.D., board-certi“ed general surgeon with Bayfront Health Medical Group. There are literally hundreds of potential causes for pain and discomfort in the abdominal area. The more a patient can share about the nature, origin and severity of the pain, the easier it will be to diagnose and prescribe for relief.Ž The more structural causes of abdominal pain fall into three categories: € In”ammation „conditions such as appendicitis, diverticulitis and colitis € Stretching or distention of an organ … for example, obstruction of the intestine, blockage of a bile duct by gallstones or swelling of the liver from hepatitis € Loss of blood supply to an organ … as in ischemic colitis However, abdominal pain can also occur for reasons that are quite unclear, and in the absence of the above conditions. This is called functional pain, because no visible cause for the pain can be found. One of the most common conditions in this category is irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Characterized by abdominal pain and discomfort combined with dysfunctional bowel habits „ diarrhea or constipation, or both … its estimated that between 25 and 45 million people in the U.S. are suffering from IBS. If your abdominal pain or bowel symptoms are severe, paired with fever or vomiting, or last more than 24-48 hours, it is likely time to see the doctor. Note that, if your symptoms follow a recent injury or trauma to your abdomen, call 9-1-1 or go directly to the nearest emergency facility. If the symptoms are chronic, or gradually worsening, schedule time with your primary care physician or a gastroenterologist to help you track down the cause and create a treatment plan. Prepare a list of symptoms you are concerned about, along with a general description of your diet and a list of all prescriptions, over the counter medicines, and supplements you are taking. Then, arm yourself with as much of the following information as possible to maximize your time in the of“ce: € Origin of the pain. When does the pain occur? Is it constant or intermittent? How long does it last? Does it occur after eating/eating certain foods? Worse in the morning or at night? Before/during/after menstruation? Try keeping a log in the days before your appointment to help you track the details of when, why, and how bad. €Location and characteristics of the pain. Where exactly is the pain located? Try to break your abdomen into quadrants „ upper right, lower left, etc. Does the pain move, or is the location static? Try to describe the pain … is it sharp and sudden, dull and aching, crampy? Do you notice any sounds coming from your abdomen? Does pain travel to your back or legs? € Aggravation and relief. What makes the pain better or worse? Does movement or use of muscles make it worse, or does laying down make it better? Does the pain worsen if you apply pressure, or after you eat? What do you do to “nd relief? Antacids or gas relief medications? Anti-in”ammatories? Does a heating pad or bed rest make you feel better? Keep a log of how you feel at different times of the day, and what you did before, during and after that may be related. € Bowel habits and changes. Be prepared to speak freely about your current and historical bowel habits, and any recent changes. Details such as frequency, size and texture are relevant, as is any pain you may be having related to bowel movements or urination. Be sure to note any feelings of pressure or nausea, any incidences of vomiting, and any presence of blood in the toilet bowl or on the tissue. Once youve consulted with your doctor on the symptoms and any other health concerns or history, you should expect him or her to do a physical examination. This may include examination of your abdomen for swelling or tenderness, a check of your lungs and blood pressure, listening for sounds in your digestive system, blood work and urine and stool samples. From there, if the diagnosis isnt clear or the labs reveal any concerns, you may be asked to proceed to some imaging or diagnostic procedures. While its likely your pain is not caused by colon cancer, colonoscopy screenings are still a critical diagnostic tool for those with digestive problems,Ž said Dr. Roelant. Dealing with chronic conditions such as IBS, Crohns or in”ammatory bowel disease increases your risk factors for polyps and colon cancer down the line. Survival rates keep getting better, simply because we are now catching these issues in their early stages.Ž There is seldom any good reason to just live with chronic abdominal distress. If your stomach issues have been on your mind for more than 30 days, call 941-833-1580 to start a conversation and diagnostic plan. Why does my stomach hurt?By BEVIN HOLZSCHUH BAYFRONT HEALTH PORT CHARLOTTE AND PUNTA GORD FEELING FIT 5 Signs of a heart attack are rarely this obvious.During a heart attack, every minute matters. So, know the warning signs. If you experience them, call 911. And count on the Nationally Accredited Chest Pain Center at Bayfront Health Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda for emergency heart care. Learn more and take our free heart disease prevention quiz at Nationally Accredited Chest Pain Center 2500 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL 809 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda, FL If you ever experience any of these signs, call 911 right away. adno=50534147


Page 30 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 Bayfront Health Port Charlotte / Punta Gorda Volunteers Needed Do you love helping others, serving and giving back to people in need? Make a difference in the lives of patients, families and visitors and become a volunteer at Bayfront Health Port Charlotte / Punta Gorda. We are recruiting volunteers for many different positions, including: care ambassadors, couriers, front desk information, nursing support, clerical volunteers, departure services, emergency room volunteers, and golf cart drivers. If you have four hours per week to share with others, please call 941-637-2570 for more information.Bayfront Health Medical Group welcomes PsychiatristBayfront Health Medical Group welcomes the addition of Pamela Fadness, M.D., board-certi“ed psychiatrist. She is currently seeing patients at Bayfront Health Punta Gorda Medical Of“ce Plaza, 713 E. Marion Ave., Suite 121, Punta Gorda. Dr. Fadness received her medical degree from State University of New York Upstate Medical University, followed by an internship at Queens University and residency at University of Vermont-Fletcher Allen Heath Care. She is specially trained and experienced to help people who are struggling with depression, anxiety, addictions and other mental health concerns like eating disorders, ADHD and more. Patients 18 years and older are welcome to come experience the benefits of therapeutic services, medication management and in-house counseling. In addition to seeing patients in the office, Dr. Fadness joins Majd Alsamman, M.D., treating patients in the voluntary and non-residential Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) at 713 E. Marion Ave., Ste. 123, Punta Gorda, and in the inpatient setting at Riverside Behavioral Center at 733 E. Olympia Ave., Punta Gorda. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Fadness and Bayfront Health Medical Group, call 941-833-1750. For more information, visit www.BayfrontHealth Englewood Area Cancer Foundation meeting The Englewood Area Cancer Foundation will hold its monthly meeting from 5:30 p.m. to 6: 30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24 at the Suncoast Auditorium, 700 Medical Blvd., Englewood. Topic: Tidewell Hospice offers so much more than you may think. Suzanne Barksdale, Tidewells Community Relations Director will share information on the variety of programs offered by this local organization. For more information, call 941-408-9572.Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinsons€ North Port JFCS Care Partner Connection with Carolyn Stephens, LCSW and Parkinson Power Hour with Karla Brody. Open Forum and Sharing; Neuro Challenge Foundation: North Port, 5600 Peace River Road, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. on April 25. € Venice Parkinsons Wellness Club; How to maximize Your Hospital Visit.Ž Venice Area Chamber of Commerce, 597 Tamiami Trail South, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on April 26. € Venice Movers and Shakers PD Discussion Group (A Learning and Support Discussion Group focusing on the Cognitive and Behavioral Aspects of PD) Special Event: Voice Aerobics and Cognitive Exercise with Mary Spremulli, SLP, facilitated by Carisa Campanella; Jacaranda Public Library, 4143 Woodmere Park Blvd., Venice, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on April 26. € Punta Gorda Parkinsons Support Group Ask the DoctorŽ with Dr. Deborah Boland; Punta Gorda Civic Association, 2001 Shreve St., 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. April 27.Healthy Life Center Opens at Babcock RanchLee Health Offers Health and Wellness Programming in New Community Members of the new Healthy Life Center at Babcock Ranch can add to the communitys power grid by generating kinetic energy while working out, learn how stress may be affecting their health, or join a whole food, plant-based support group. Residents of the community and surrounding area needing physical therapy can now have their treatments at the Healthy Life Center, too. These are just a few of the innovations incorporated into the new health and wellness facility, which officially opened today in the communitys town center. The Healthy Life Center at Babcock Ranch provides the opportunity to advance community health by providing prevention and wellness services in a new growth sector of Southwest Florida that previously had limited access to care close to home,Ž says Dave Cato, Lee Health Chief of Outpatient Services. Josh Day, PT, DPT, will literally be the resident physical therapist when his house is completed in Babcock Ranch. Rehabilitation services offered at the Healthy Life Center include a wide variety of diagnoses, including neck and low back pain, Parkinsons disease, orthopedic needs, balance problems, deconditioning and various injuries. The new, two-story, 26,000-square-foot facility features stateof-the-art exercise equipment and certified trainers giving members lots of choices for their workouts from strength machines, kinesis stations, treadmills (two self-powered), stairclimbers, rowers and free weights. Sixteen pieces of the new equipment, including ellipticals, variable striders, upright and recline bikes, have the ability to add kinetic power generated from the workout to the communitys power grid; the more you exercise, the more power generated! It will be the first in the nation when the energy storage and transfer is complete. medical testing treadmill can test direct oxygen utilization to determine aerobic fitness levels, which will help in designing custom programming for individuals. Each piece of aerobic equipment features its own HD television and has the ability to connect with other users in the same facility or even around the world. The group exercise room includes stationary cycles that are fully interactive, offering virtual rides with high-impact graphics, and display heart rates and effort levels during class. The functional activity room features machines and equipment that encourage members to use movements such as pressing, pulling and stepping motions. A Pilates room features two clinical reformers with towers to enable private sessions as well as small groups. Members will also have access to the Olympicsize lap pool and multiuse hhalf court. Focusing on wellness and sustainable living, the Healthy Life Center also includes educational programming. Upcoming programs, free of charge and open to the public, include: € Thursday, April 26: Is Unexpressed Stress Affecting Your Health? € Thursday, April 26: Revitalizing Breathwork Group Session The communitys first primary care and medical specialty services will open in the summer, provided by Lee Physician Group. Occupational and speech therapy services are planned, and will be added as needed.Earth Day CelebrationCelebrate Earth Day 2017 with The Yoga Sanctuary and the Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens, 5800 Riverside Dr., Punta Gorda, as they host yoga on the beautiful Garden greens. This donation-based outdoor class will be held on the lawn surrounding the main Garden sculpture, Steel Palm. The class will be held from 5 p.m. to 6: 30 p.m. on Sunday, April 22. A donation of $15 is recommended. As there is limited parking, pre-registration for this event is helpful, but not required. For more information, visit www. or call 941-505-9642.Englewood Community Hospital hosts gring your Daughters and Sons to Work DayFrom 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. on Thursday, April 26, Englewood Community Hospital, 700 Medical Blvd., will host Bring Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. The event offers hospital staff an opportunity to acquaint their children with the rewarding field of healthcare and experience a behind the scenes look at what hospitals do. Children will learn about the many types of jobs in a hospital that make up the team needed to care for patients including nursing, imaging, food and nutrition, plant operations, environmental services and administration. Additionally, this year you can meet a child whose grandmother brought her mother to Bring Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day in 1991. Now OR Director, Vickie Pettigrew and her daughter Nikki Kiehl, Manager of OR Materials for the Healthtrust Supply Chain, both work at Englewood Community Hospital. Nikki is bringing her daughter this year-27 years after Nikki attended Englewood Community Hospitals Bring Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day in 1991. For more information, call 941-473-5035 or 941-713-4509.Mental health first aid training for adults assisting young peopleIn an effort to increase mental health literacy in our community, Lee Health is offering Mental Health First Aid training. A course is set from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Thursday, April 26 at the Healthy Life Center at the Wellness Center, 609 SE 13th Court, Cape Coral. There also will be a session from 8 a.m.4 p.m. on Saturday, April 28 at the Healthy Life Center, 23190 Fashion Drive, Suite 105, Estero. Youth Mental Health First Aid gives people the tools to identify when an adolescent might be struggling with a mental health or substance abuse problem and to connect them with appropriate support and resources when necessary. This is a valuable course for anyone working or volunteering with youth between the ages of 10-18, including teachers, coaches, medical staff, church youth advisors, sports club staff and camp counselors. Just as traditional first aid and CPR help even those without clinical training assist an individual during a medical emergency, Mental Health First Aid prepares participants to interact with a person experiencing a mental health crisis. Participants in the program learn a fivestep action plan that guides them through the process of reaching out and offering appropriate support. For more information or to register to participate, call 239-3436199 or email Richard. Mobile eventThe Gathering Place Adult Day Care Center, 3459 Depew Ave., Port Charlotte, will host a Alzheimers Association Memory Mobile and virtual Dementia tour from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 26. RSVP is required at 941-766-1886. Free food for everyone, free virtual Dementia toursfeaturing Pam Polowski, CDP, facility tours for families/ caregivers and memory education and care consults on the Memory Mobile -Alzheimers Association.Shoes for Kids benefit yard saleLexington Manor, 20480 Veterans Blvd., Port Charlotte, will host a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, April 27 to benefit Shoes for Kids.Ž All proceeds will be donated to Shoes for Kids.Ž Bring a new pair of kids shoes and be entered to win a Samsung Tablet. For more information, call 941-766-7991.Yoga for InsomniaThe Yoga Sanctuary, 112 Sullivan St, Punta Gorda will host yoga for insomnia from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 29. Cost is $35 per person. This workshop will give you simple and effective yoga remedies that you can easily use at home to improve your sleep and feel better in your day. No prior yoga experience necessary. For more information, visit or call 941-505-9642. 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The Sun /Sunday, April 22, 2018 E/N/C Page 31 This years Top 2 Bottom Annual Charity Cancer Golf Tournament at Myakka Pines Golf Club was another great success. The tournament was held by the Ladies 18 & 9 Hole Golf Associations. Led by chairperson Grace Boleska and her tournament committee, the event helped raise more than $12,000 for cancer screening. It was the second consecutive year it hit that goal, and it was due to the generosity of golfers, sponsors, volunteers, staff and management. Included in this years fund-raising festivities was the addition of a Night at the Races,Ž which was held at the club and drew a capacity crowd. The proceeds were given to two local cancer-related charities, Dollars for Mammograms and the Dattoli Cancer Center Foundation. Planning for next years event has already begun. PHOTO PROVIDEDPictured are, from left, assistant golf professional Max Laubach; Pam Beadle, Sharon Colegrove, Ginya Carnahan of the Dattoli Cancer Center, tournament chairperson Grace Boleska, Rita Bertler of Dollars for Mammograms, Carol Sherburne, Ann Hertzog, Myakka Pines general manager TK Matthews. Myakka Pines raises $12K for cancerSPECIAL TO THE SUNExercises to help you Stress is often referred to as a silent killerŽ and is responsible for many of our contemporary illnesses. The truth is, many of our hospitals are overcrowded with men and women, young and old alike, who found it dif“cult or impossible to cope with stress. We live with stress on a daily basis and, although we are unable to avoid it, we certainly can understand and deal with it so as to keep its negative side effects from causing us harm. The following two exercises were selected to help you relax properly. They may be viewed as tools capable of helping you manage your daily stress. Exercise No.1 Lie on your back with the arms placed along the sides of the body. Ensure that the palms of the hands are facing up and your feet are a shoulder width apart. Close your eyes and breathe slowly, deeply and rhythmically. As you continue your breathing and become more and more relaxed, visualize (see in your minds eyeŽ) yourself ”oating in midair. As you inhale, visualize the surrounding air rushing in through your entire body. Exhale and see the air leaving through every square inch of the body. Continue the visualization for up to “ve minutes. The exercise may be done longer. Exercise No.2 Sitting comfortably in a chair, relax and calm the body. This is brought about through slow, rhythmic and quiet breathing. This calming of the body will, ultimately, lead to a calming of the mind; a state that is necessary for deepŽ relaxation. Once you are satisfied that the body is relaxed and calm enough, perform the activities of phase 1 and 2 presented below. Phase 1 First, take a deep breath. Next, with lips rounded, exhale vigorously through the mouth while simultaneously permitting the upper body to tilt forward from the waist. Note: The tilting and exhaling must begin and end at the same time. Do not rush. Perform the movement slowly and with control. Phase 2 At the end of the exhalation, press lips tightly together and inhale slowly through the nose. This inhalation must be accompanied by a straightening of the upper body back to its original vertical position. As with the previous movement, the inhaling and straightening of the body must begin and end at the same time. Points As the exercise is repeated, the degree of the tilting motion should be decreased to the point where the exercise is performed without any tilting of the upper body. The exercise should be repeated until the body becomes relaxed and calm and a feeling of lightness prevails. Repeating the exercise six to ten times will, normally, produce the desired effect. The effect of the exercise is quite similar to that received from the motion of a rocking chair.Additional information on stress management and relaxation may be had by visiting the Cultural Centers Fitness Center or calling 941-625-4175, ext. 263.Exercises to help you relax and combat stressBy GREGORY WHYTETHE CULTURAL CENTER OF CHARLOTTE COUNTYS FITNESS CENTER PHOTO PROVIDEDCummins, a member of the Cultural Centers Fitness Center, assumes the corpse pose. FEELING FIT 7 Ila Waters of Winter Haven learned more about caring for a family member with Parkinsons. Ms. Crestin of Riverview said she had no clue about how Parkinsons really affected her sister physically until the EXPO. And Venice resident Elaine Murphy, a physical therapist, appreciated that the EXPO shared the message that Parkinsons is not a dead end road.Ž More than 1,300 people with Parkinsons, their caregivers and related healthcare professionals gathered at Robarts Arena to hear the latest advances in Parkinsons at the “rst Parkinsons EXPO. With no one size “ts all solution to the neurodegenerative disease, the EXPO provided an array of options from medical treatments to the tango. Presenters were local and national Parkinsons specialists. Were about to knock Parkinsons out,Ž said the “rst speaker of the day, Lawrence Elmer, MD, PhD, from the University of Toledo in Ohio to loud applause. Elmer noted the that the current pace of breakthroughs in PD research is unprecedented and that the medical community will have the means to slow down and even halt the progression of Parkinsons disease within the next “ve years. Other highlights from the day included motivational speaker Tim Hague who won the Amazing Race Canada three years after being diagnosed with Parkinsons; a performance by the Off-Key Chorale to illustrate the effectiveness of singing as a Parkinsons therapy and a session on the tango which is emerging as one of the most effective movement therapies for people with PD according to Dr. Hackney, a specialist in dance and movement therapies and professor at Emory University School of Medicine. People associate Parkinsons with Michael J. Fox and tremors but there are many other aspects to Parkinsons „cognitive issues, memory de“ciencies and much more ƒŽ said Robyn Faucy, executive director of Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinsons. Education is the key to living well with Parkinsons and our vision was to provide the fullest array of options possible „ at no charge.Ž To “nd out more about living well with Parkinsons, visit or call 941-926-6413.Parkinsons EXPO features resources from therapy to the tangoProvided by SUZ ANNE DAMERON Lung Cancer Support GroupThe group meets on the fourth floor of the Medical Office Building on the Bayfront Health Campus, 713 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda, at 2 p.m. There is no cost and no preregistration required. Speaker schedule: € May 8: Denise Leazenby-Respiratory Therapist; € June 12: Open forum; For more information, call Irene 941-637-9575 or email icgarg@embarqmail. com.The Charlotte Prostate Support GroupThe Charlotte Prostate Support Group will meet from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, April 20, at the Fawcett Hospital H2U facility, 3280 Tamiami Trail, Suite #493, Port Charlotte. The speaker will be Dr. Daniel Dosoretz, M.D., representing 21st Century Oncology. Dr. Dosoretz will host a question and answer session about radiation oncology. A cancer diagnosis is not required for attendanceƒ many of our members have other prostate issues. Women are cordially invited to attend and participate. Refreshments and room provided by Fawcett Memorial Hospital. 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Page 32 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 8Coral Creek Golf Club and the nonpro“t 21st Century C.A.R.E. foundation partnered to host Coral Creek C.A.R.E.S. golf outing to raise funds and awareness about breast cancer. Men and women were welcome to participate in two-person teams on the pristine golf course in Placida, which included 80 participants. The outing also included fun contests, a silent auction and luncheon after completing the 18hole event. Money raised will provide assistance to area residents undergoing treatment. The total net to charity is $13,754.Coral Creek Club cares Boca Grande residents from left: Kathy Gregg, Kim Hume, Nancy Ireland and Deb Hughes From left: Dick and Georgia Yusk, Englewood residents and Malcolm and Mary Glidden, residents of Boca Royale Golf and Country Club in Englewood Ken Raynor, Coral Creek Club head golf professional, prepares golfers to head on the course at the 9 a.m. shamble start. Boca Grande resident Babs Vanyo Vicki DeBoest, Boca Grande resident FEELING FIT PHOTOS BY TAMI GARCIAFrom left: Karen Conroy, general manager Coral Creek Club, Erin Higgins, food and beverage director Coral Creek Club, Zayra Calderon, event director, with volunteers Tracy Kerdyk, former LPGA tour player and Leanna Kern. Golfers prepare to take to the course at the 9 a.m. shamble start. 21st Century C.A.R.E. foundation sta Linda Vernon, event coordinator, left and Sharon Salenius, executive director. Zayra Calderon, event director, welcomes and thanks those in attendance. Calderon is a breast cancer survivor herself. Englewood resident Kary Allen, left and Cape Haze resident Mary Kupersmith Debby Zahnow, committee member and guest Tom Ogden Many silent auction items were available for guests to bid on at the Coral Creek Clubs clubhouse. Placida resident Jean Harkin Ricardo Gauthier, Au.D Doctor of Audiology 941.505.0400 The Best of Charlotte for the Past 10 Years!We offer a complete range of audiology services for our clients including the following: We participate in most insurance programs adno=50532697100 Madrid Blvd Suite 214 Punta Gorda, FL 33950www.harboraudiology.netRicardo Gauthier, Au.D Doctor of Audiology We participate in most insurance programs adno=50534324 941-624-4500zusmaneyecarecenter.comadno=50534319 Team Eye ConsultantTampa Bay Rays and Charlotte Stone CrabsVOTED BEST OPHTHALMOLOGIST 2011-20152015 Having Problems With Your Dentures?100 Madrid Blvd., Ste. 414 Punta Gorda 941-575-2626www.smilesofpuntagorda.comDifficulty Eating? Sore Gums? Wobbly or Loose? Messy Adhesives? Denture Stabilization Affordable! Complimentary Initial Consultation!Are you concerned about zinc content in your denture adhesives? For more information on zinc and your denture adhesives visit adno=50533052


The Sun /Sunday, April 22, 2018 E/N/C Page 33 The job market can be competitive, as new graduates ”ood the “eld each and every year. But graduation season is not the only time of year when the competition to “nd work gets heated. The start of the new year tends to be one of the busiest times of year for new hires. According to the employment resource Simply Hired, the “rst Monday after New Years Day tends to be the busiest day for job search activity. Companies are returning to full production after the holidays, and as a result there is a ”urry of new activity. This means applicants can use the last quarter of the year to prepare for job searches they will institute once the calendar turns. Many job seekers may bene“t from revamping their resumes before beginning their search. Its not uncommon for recruiters to receive thousands of resumes for each job opening they post, and the sheer volume of applicants can make it dif“cult for job seekers to get their resumes seen. In such instances, job seekers must take steps to tip the odds in their favor. By following these guidelines, job seekers may have a better chance of getting their resumes into the right hands. € Put a professional purpose. Modern standards may suggest that listing a career objectiveŽ is old fashioned. However, it is helpful to customize your resume so that it is geared toward the position for which you are applying. A career objective may re”ect how you are a strong candidate for each speci“c job you apply for. Use some speci“cs that tie into to the particular job or company and you may catch the hiring managers attention in the process. € Embrace keywords. Many employers now use application tracking software to sift through the scores of resumes that are submitted for each opening they post. Keywords make it easy for employers to sort through thousands of resumes. The right keywords will ”ag your resume and increase your relevancy scoreŽ in the main HR/recruiting software programs available. Adapt your resume for each application you submit. Use some of the words listed in the initial job posting and description. In addition, look at similar job postings and incorporate some keywords listed in those ads so that you have all the bases covered. € Trim the fat. Less is often more regarding resumes. List all of the pertinent information, then go over the resume again and again and cut out any irrelevant information to remove clutter. Only include information that is relevant to your career goals. € Highlight what you have done. Rather than listing every job responsibility and position in chronological order, use a resume to highlight speci“c career accomplishments. This is a time to be your biggest fan and tell the world all of the great things you have accomplished. Remember to include evidence to back up the claims. According to a 2015 survey by CareerBuilder, employers say that resumes that include links to a candidates portfolio, website or blog garner more attention than resumes without such links. € Put your own voice in the resume. Rather than using standard verbiage on your resume, personalize what you want to say. Hiring managers want to hire a human, not a machine. When speaking about yourself, be sure to use strong action words that de“ne your skills even further. HR professionals cite terms like managed,Ž achievedŽ and improvedŽ as examples of positive, assertive words. Updating a resume with the goal of standing out among a crowded pool of applicants is a great way for job seekers to land a new job.The right ways to update a resumeMETRO CREATIVE adno=719533 Mission Driven... Results Oriented 180 Bed Rehab Facility Solaris HealthCare Charlotte Harbor is a trusted, compassionate provider of rehabilitation and extended care. We have maintained a consistent history of high performance standards. Our expert staff, state of the art facilities and upscale environment makes Solaris HealthCare Charlotte Harbor the premier choice for rehab in Southwest Florida. Apply online @ NEW!! Sign-On Bonus of $1,500 adno=719534


Page 34 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 CLASSIFIEDSNEW YORK „ Communication, collaboration, cooperation. Those are a few favorite things when it comes to managing upŽ at work, but handling a dif“cult boss can be tricky. The challenges and risks are playing out in the White House on a regular basis with a long list of departures as President Donald Trump grows increasingly wary of advice from staff. For the rest of us, though, whats on the table when attempting to manage up, and whats at stake? Its more than just work”ow, and it can be a job killer. Some common scenarios:When you disagree with a bossDuncan Lowe in San Francisco is co-producer and co-host of a weekly podcast called Millennial Minded.Ž He also works in account management for the public relations and marketing “rm Double Forte. His weekly podcast guest is his boss, the companys founder, president and CEO, Lee Caraher, who wrote the book Millennials & Management: The Essential Guide to Making it Work at Work.Ž Lowe, at 27, is a millennial. Caraher, at 54, is not. Its a common age dynamic in workplaces today. I always knew that communication is crucial, but sometimes we shy away from confronting an issue because it doesnt feel good. We run away from con”ict,Ž Lowe says. But things can really fester. They just dont go away. Confront, but do it respectfully and come with some context around the issue. Once you have that conversation, it feels really good and you feel like a weight has been lifted.Ž And what says the boss? Company values have become so much more important to a wide range of workers,Ž she says. Theres a high degree of expectation from a large portion of millennials to line up personal goals, personal values with company values. They want to know why, why, why. So tell them.ŽIf you want to know why work isnt a democracyYeah, its not,Ž says Caraher. However, the best businesses are the ones where leadership is asking for input, absorbing input and then making a decision, but its no longer command and control. You manage up by being cogent and persuasive, with backup, asking for the time to present your input, being able to answer questions.Ž Duncans takeaway: Lee has taught me high input, low democracy is how a lot of companies are run. If we spent all week debating whether to go left or right and there were different people looking for different paths, we would deliberate for weeks. You need someone who can say were going to the right. And when your boss says that, after seeking input, its your job as an employee to get on the boat and go, and not dig in your heels and say, Wow, Im pretty angry and Im going to make this dif“cult.ŽIf your boss is a micromanagerMary Abbajay, a Washington, D.C.-based organizational consultant, trainer and the founder-president of Careerstone Group, wrote the book Managing Up: How to Move Up, Win at Work and Succeed with Any Type of Boss.Ž This is the kind of boss people complain about the most,Ž she says. They want control and information, so “rst of all accept thats who he or she is. He or she is not going to change. I would recommend that you ”ood them with information. If you want to be in the loop you keep them in the loop. Dont wait for them to be over your shoulder. You get over their shoulder “rst.Ž Pivoting into defensive mode is counterproductive, Abbajay says. You have to be proactive and say, Heres what Im working on, here are the priorities, heres where I think you are. Is there anything Im not doing?ŽHow to manage the ghost bossThis manager is the ”ipside to the hyperhands-on boss. A ghost boss throws you a project and then disappears,Ž Abbajay says. Theyre never around. Theyre not giving you feedback. You never see them.Ž Nurture their schedulers and assistants as best friends forever, but know that managing your own expectations is key. Theyre probably going to cancel half of your meetings, but at least youll have the other half,Ž Abbajay says. When you do go in with the ghost boss, you have to be really clear what you need from them. If you need approvals, know what you need ahead of time.Ž Also, be up front about plans. Say, Hey, Ghost Boss. Im going to be working on X, Y and Z. If you have input, please let me know. Youve got to be the one whos driving the train,Ž Abbajay says. When you do get their attention, use it wisely.ŽWhen your boss has crossed the sexual misconduct lineThis depends a lot on where you work,Ž Abbajay says. We all know, as much as I hate to say it, that whistleblowers dont always get a fair shot. If its a large company, you actually have a better chance, but you need to make sure that HR department actually has your back.Ž Be willing to stake your job on speaking out. Many millennials, raised by older workers who were pushed out of jobs in the economic hard times of 2009 and 2010, are more willing to leave, Abbajay and Caraher agree. That, combined with silence as complicity, as the #MeToo movement re”ects, has changed the dynamic for many workers who once thought job security was the No. 1 priority. It depends on where you are but document everything,Ž Caraher counsels. One strategy is pretty straightforward. You can go to that person and say, You may not be aware, but this is what Ive observed. Im telling you this because youre at risk.ŽWhen your boss is, um, TrumpianAli Craig is a “xer of brands. She weaves science, psychology, design and human nature into strategies on how to boost in”uence. She prides herself on knowing how to make large ideas doable for anyone serious about taking action. Learn the ins and outs of your bosss quirks and, to put it bluntly, learn how to manipulate them to the organizations bene“t,Ž Craig says. If ”attery and ego in”ation are the ticket to getting your boss on board with a program, let the compliments ”ow,Ž she says. If you know that they are in”uenced greatly by the last person they spoke with, make sure you are their last conversation before any important decisions are made. Basically, adjust your work style to turn your bosss quirks into company wins.Ž Liz Bentley, a New York executive coach and leadership development expert, says most bosses are easily triggered. When your boss gets triggered, there are a number of effective things to do,Ž she says. First, dont hide, address the issue head on and listen up. Do not get derailed by the emotions or drama your boss may be creating. Stay focused on the problem or challenge at hand.Ž Own your anger, if thats the case. Be accountable, if you havent. Look for a solution. If its not about you then remember, ITS NOT ABOUT YOU,Ž Bentley says. Its about the challenge. Dont become a bigger part of the problem. Look to diffuse whats going on so you can get back to work.ŽAs with the president, managing up comes with risks, rewardsBy LEANNE ITALIEASSOCIATED PRESS AP FILE PHOTOIn this March 15 photo, President Donald Trump talks with reporters in the Oval Oce of the White House in Washington. 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Page 36 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 CLASSIFIEDS 4 The technologies driving arti“cial intelligence are expanding exponentially, leading many technology experts and futurists to predict machines will soon be doing many of the jobs that humans do today. Some even predict humans could lose control over their future. While we agree about the seismic changes afoot, we dont believe this is the right way to think about it. Approaching the challenge this way assumes society has to be passive about how tomorrows technologies are designed and implemented. The truth is there is no absolute law that determines the shape and consequences of innovation. We can all in”uence where it takes us. Thus, the question society should be asking is: How can we direct the development of future technologies so that robots complement rather than replace us?Ž The Japanese have an apt phrase for this: giving wisdom to the machines.Ž And the wisdom comes from workers and an integrated approach to technology design, as our research shows.Lessons from historyThere is no question coming technologies like AI will eliminate some jobs, as did those of the past. More than half of the American workforce was involved in farming in the 1890s, back when it was a physically demanding, labor-intensive industry. Today, thanks to mechanization and the use of sophisticated data analytics to handle the operation of crops and cattle, fewer than 2 percent are in agriculture, yet their output is signi“cantly higher. But new technologies will also create new jobs. After steam engines replaced water wheels as the source of power in manufacturing in the 1800s, the sector expanded sevenfold, from 1.2 million jobs in 1830 to 8.3 million by 1910. Similarly, many feared that the ATMs emergence in the early 1970s would replace bank tellers. Yet even though the machines are now ubiquitous, there are actually more tellers today doing a wider variety of customer service tasks. So trying to predict whether a new wave of technologies will create more jobs than it will destroy is not worth the effort, and even the experts are split 50-50. Its particularly pointless given that perhaps fewer than 5 percent of current occupations are likely to disappear entirely in the next decade, according to a detailed study by McKinsey. Instead, lets focus on the changes theyll make to how people work.Its about tasks, not jobsTo understand why, its helpful to think of a job as made up of a collection of tasks that can be carried out in different ways when supported by new technologies. And in turn, the tasks performed by different workers „ colleagues, managers and many others „ can also be rearranged in ways that make the best use of technologies to get the work accomplished. Job design specialists call these work systems.Ž One of the McKinsey studys key “ndings was that about a third of the tasks performed in 60 percent of todays jobs are likely to be eliminated or altered signi“cantly by coming technologies. In other words, the vast majority of our jobs will still be there, but what we do on a daily basis will change drastically. To date, robotics and other digital technologies have had their biggest effects on mostly routine tasks like spell-checking and those that are dangerous, dirty or hard, such as lifting heavy tires onto a wheel on an assembly line. Advances in AI and machine learning will signi“cantly expand the array of tasks and occupations affected.Creating an integrated strategyWe have been exploring these issues for years as part of our ongoing discussions on how to remake labor for the 21st century. In our recently published book, Shaping the Future of Work: A Handbook for Change and a New Social Contract,Ž we describe why society needs an integrated strategy to gain control over how future technologies will affect work. And that strategy starts with helping de“ne the problems humans want new technologies to solve. We shouldnt be leaving this solely to their inventors. Fortunately, some engineers and AI experts are recognizing that the end users of a new technology must have a central role in guiding its design to specify which problems theyre trying to solve. The second step is ensuring that these technologies are designed alongside the work systems with which they will be paired. A so-called simultaneous design process produces better results for both the companies and their workers compared with a sequential strategy „ typical today „ which involves designing a technology and only later considering the impact on a workforce. An excellent illustration of simultaneous design is how Toyota handled the introduction of robotics onto its assembly lines in the 1980s. Unlike rivals such as General Motors that followed a sequential strategy, the Japanese automaker redesigned its work systems at the same time, which allowed it to get the most out of the new technologies and its employees. Importantly, Toyota solicited ideas for improving operations directly from workers. In doing so, Toyota achieved higher productivity and quality in its plants than competitors like GM that invested heavily in stand-alone automation before they began to alter work systems. Similarly, businesses that tweaked their work systems in concert with investing in IT in the 1990s outperformed those that didnt. And health care companies like Kaiser Permanente and others learned the same lesson as they introduced electronic medical records over the past decade. Each example demonstrates that the introduction of a new technology does more than just eliminate jobs. If managed well, it can change how work is done in ways that can both increase productivity and the level of service by augmenting the tasks humans do.Worker wisdomBut the process doesnt end there. Companies need to invest in continuous training so their workers are ready to help in”uence, use and adapt to technological changes. Thats the third step in getting the most out of new technologies. And it needs to begin before they are introduced. The important part of this is that workers need to learn what some are calling hybridŽ skills: a combination of technical knowledge of the new technology with aptitudes for communications and problem-solving. Companies whose workers have these skills will have the best chance of getting the biggest return on their technology investments. It is not surprising that these hybrid skills are now in high and growing demand and command good salaries. None of this is to deny that some jobs will be eliminated and some workers will be displaced. So the “nal element of an integrated strategy must be to help those displaced “nd new jobs and compensate those unable to do so for the losses endured. Ford and the United Auto Workers, for example, offered generous early retirement bene“ts and cash severance payments in addition to retraining assistance when the company downsized from 2007 to 2010. Examples like this will need to become the norm in the years ahead. Failure to treat displaced workers equitably will only widen the gaps between winners and losers in the future economy that are now already all too apparent. In sum, companies that engage their workforce when they design and implement new technologies will be best-positioned to manage the coming AI revolution. By respecting the fact that todays workers, like those before them, understand their jobs better than anyone and the many tasks they entail, they will be better able to give wisdom to the machines.ŽRobots wont steal our jobs if we put workers at center of AI revolutionBy THOMAS KOCHANPROFESSOR, MITand LEE DYERPROFESSOR EMERITUS, RESEARCH FELLOW, CORNELL UNIVERSITY AP PHOTOFuture robots will work side by side with humans, just as they do today. PHOTO PROVIDED BY WIKIMEDIA COMMONSThe invention of the steam engine was supposed to reduce the number of manufacturing workers. Instead, their ranks soared.


The Sun /Sunday, April 22, 2018 E/N/C Page 37 CLASSIFIEDS 2000EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYMENT 2005Services 2010Professional 2015Banking 2020Clerical 2025Computer 2030Medical 2035Musical 2040 Restaurant/Hotel2050SkilledTrades 2060Management 2070Sales 2090Child/Adult Care Needed 2100General 2110Part-time/ Temp 2115Home Based Business 2120Seeking Employment 2005 SERVICES WANT A BETTER JOB, GETAPROFESSIONALRESUMESARASOTA/CHARLCO. 941-214-5257 2010 PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL FACILITIES MANAGERŽ This position is a combination of facilities manager and head custodian. Located within a middle/high school campus, this person will supervise an outside hired janitorial company, along with performing custodial needs throughout the campus on a daily basis. Preventative maintenance work such as paint, repairs, replace bulbs & ballasts, etc. Oversee facility set ups as needed, a nd furniture relocation. Complete inventory reports, daily cleaning reports, and place supply orders. Assist school staff with cleaning/repair needs as requested. Plan, direct, and coordinate school vendors obtained for major repairs/installations. Model positive character virtues and habits. Assist students in developing positive moral and performance character attributes. EMAIL: JEREMY.FANT@IMAGINESCHOOLS.ORG 2020 CLERICAL/OFFICE BOOKKEEPING ASSISTANT Part Time, very busy Deep Creek office is looking for an experienced person to assist Bookkeeper. Flexible hours. Email resume to O FFI C E S TAFF Full Time, Unique opportunity for detail ori ented person. Very busy Deep Creek office. Position entails generating reports based on testing results. Long term posi tion will train. Email resume to sunclassifieds1@ g THE SUN NEWSPAPERis looking for a full time Circulation Team member. Responsibilties include: Newspapers in Education Support Storefront Contractor Assistance Weekly Reports, Billing, Draw Changes Marketing, Direct Mail Support Work with Spreadsheets and Reports Must have excellent Customer Service skills, be proficient in Word and Excel and be able to work in a team environment. To fill out an Applic ation Apply in person Mon.-Fri. 9-5 The Charlotte Sun Newspaper 23170 Harborview Road Charlotte Harbor, FL Please, No Phone Calls We are a drug and nicotine free workplace Pre-employment drug and nicotine testing required 2030 MEDICAL FT VETERINARIAN A SS I S T/ RECEPTIONIST MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE IN A VETS OFFICE CALL DR. MYERS. 941-6259900 MON FRI 8AM-5PM 2030 MEDICAL CNAs, HHAs and CaregiversFind New Clients by Advertising Your Services in the Senior Directory Every Wednesday in The Sun Newspapers. This Feature Publishes in Charlotte, Sarasota, and Desoto Counties. Market Yourself Reach 150,000 Readers! Call 941-429-3110 for more information Douglas T. 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FRANKSHEATING& COOLINGVENICE 941-484-0058 CARPENTERS for custom high end residential builder on Boca Grande (tolls paid). Must have own tools and valid insurable Florida Drivers license clean for prior three years. APPLY IN PERSON 9:00am-3:00pm April 23-27th at 370 East Railroad Ave, Boca Grande or Email resume to Employees park at our shop in Englewood and ride to Boca Grande in company trucks. Competitive wages, paid holidays, 401(k). DFWP C DL C LA SS A S EMI-DRIVER to Haul Trees & Assist w/ Load ing. Exp. of Equip. Operating. 941-706-5916 Habla Espanol INSTALLER/HELPER NEEDED for installation/manuf acturing of Hurricane Shutters. FL Drivers lic. required. Exp. helpful but will train the right person. (941)-485-5878 Venice NOW HIRING! Sarasota County UTILITY TECHNICIANS,Please Apply NOW HIRING: Currently accepting applications for NEW CONSTRUCTION PLUMBERS: Become part of the team of a well established and very busy plumbing company. If you're unemployed, relocating or considering changing employment, stop by our office and have a look at what we have to offer. Paid holidays, paid vacations, health insurance and 401k are benefits we have to offer along with 40+hrs and a great work envir onment. Join us and our professional organization as we grow into the future. 941-613-6785 PRESS OPERATORSun Coast Press, a rapidly growing daily and commercial printing shop, has the following full time employment opportunity. PRESS OPERATOR Minimum of 5 years experience operating a Goss urbanite or community single width press. Willingness to work day/night shift, weekends & holidays. Must be proficient with back to back color registration, folder/ 1/4 folder operations. Knowledge of autom atic pasters and stacker operations a plus. Must be comfortable working in a fast paced, deadline and quality oriented environment. We offer health insurance, AFLAC, paid holidays, PTO, 401K. We are a drug & nicotine free workplace. Preemployment drug & nicotine screening required. Interested candidates please send your resume to Robin Marotta Production Manager R OO FIN G CO S EEK S EXPD REPAIRMAN, Driver`s Lic. Required. ( 941 ) -474-3533 See our Large Display ad on the surrounding pages. TRU C K DRIVER S EQUIPMENT OPERATORS AND LABORERS DFWP Apply: DM Construction 3801 Henry St. Punta Gorda. Window & Door Manufacturing CompanyAccepting Applications for: PRODUCTION ASSOCIATEStarting hourly wage $13.82 Must have a High School Diploma or GED, Higher Education a plus, Good Work History, and Attention to detail. EOE/Drug-Free WorkplaceApply in person only: M-F 8am to 3pm 355 Center Court Venice, FL 34285 2060 MANAGEMENT Classified Telephone Sales Manager Do you love inside Telephone Sales? Would you like a well-known first-class product with repeat customers to sell to? The market-leading Sun newspaper is looking for a leader who can both sell individually and coach their inside sales team of five people.CLASSIFIED ADVERTISINGis an important part of Sun Newspapers success, and due to a retirement of our current manager, the primary leadership position in the classified advertising department of Sun Newspapers is available. This position is a sales management position that includes all major classifications: employment, real estate, automotive, services, and merchandise as well as obituary sales and public notices including legal advertising. This leadership position requires telephone sales management experience, coordination and management of daily operations of telephone sales, budgeting, and forecasting. The position requires superior customer service skills and an understanding of customer needs, as you will deal with local businesses and private party customers regularly. Daily classifieds, obituaries, and public notices are handled through proprietary software that facilitates both a print and online solution, therefore, the best candidate wil l have computer skills including Microsoft Office (Excel) and must understand what available technologies capabilities are and how utilization at the maximum level will help to create revenue success. We offer: Competitive salary plus bonus opportunities Health and dental insurance Paid time off 401(k) Training Stable and secure company with a dvancement opportunities. We are a drug and nicotine free workplace. Pre-employment drug/ nicotine testing required.Please send your resume to: Sun Newspapers Glen Nickerson Publisher 23170 Harborview Road Port Charlotte, FL 33980 2090 CHILD/ADULT CARE NEEDED PRE-SCHOOL TEACHER Needed FT/PT (941)-484-8707 Venice 2100 GENERAL Are you organized? Do you like people? Are you a problem solver?We are looking for a full-time CUSTOMER SERVICE PROFESSIONAL! Not your "run of the mill" customer service person who can answer the phone but one who makes a difference with every customer they interact with! We are a stable company that is looking to grow and we need your help! We offer benefits: Health Insurance, paid vacation, 401(k), pleasant working conditions, in a company that values it's employees and it's customers. Proficiency in Excel, Word, interpersonal communication required as well as the desire to help our company grow as a member of the team! Position is located in Venice. We are a drug and nicotine free work place. Pre-employment drug and nicotine testing required. Please send res ume 2100 GENERAL AREYOURETIREDANDMISSINGSOMETHINGINYOURLIFE??WEREYOURSUCCESSESINTHEWORLDHANDLEDWITHPRIDE& DETERMINATION? IFTHESETRAITSARESECONDNATURETOYOU, THENWEWOULDLIKETOTALKTOYOU! WEARESEEKINGATEAMOFREPRESENTATIVESTOREPRESENTUSASCIRCULATION SUBSCRIPTION SPECIALISTS**DEPENDABLETRANSPORTATIONISREQUIRED. WERECOGNIZETHATYOUVALUEAFLEXIBLESCHEDULE. IFINTERESTEDCONTACTJIMDEFALLE AT941-786-7676 ASPHALT SEAL COATING & STRIPING, PT/FT, Exp. Pref. Valid DL. 941-276-1466 The Venice Gondolier Sun is now taking applications for carriers in Venice and surrounding areas. Must have dependable vehicle, a valid Florida Drivers License and proof of insurance. Apply in person: 200 E. Venice Ave. Venice, FL 34285 No Phone Calls Please. CARRIERS NEEDED CEMETERY GROUNDSKEEPERS SEEKINGEXPERIENCEDPERSON TOASSISTWITHGROUNDSKEEPING, MAINTENANCEANDBURIALS. NONSMOKER, FLORIDAD.L., BACKGROUNDCHECKREQUIRED., FULLTIME& PARTTIMEPOSITIONSAVAILABLEHOURLYPAY. APPLYINPERSONRESTLAWN MEMORIAL GARDENS 1380 FORRESTNELSONBLVD. PORTCHARLOTTE8AM-4PM DRUGFREEWORKPLACE. Deliver Phone BooksPunta Gorda-Port CharlotteDelivery Drivers: Must be at least 18 yrs. old, Have valid drivers license & Proof of current insurance. 239-238-7245 EXP POOL TECH Must have Clean Driving Record. In Boca Grande, Bridge Tolls Paid. D.F.W.P. 941-964-1755 GREEN LEAF SOLUTIONS is NOW HIRING LANDSCAPE TECHS & LABORERS. ENGLEWOODAREA.941-468-2493 IMMEDIATE OPENINGS!We have several immediate openings for Representatives to promote the Sun Newspapers in Retail Stores, high traffic shopping areas, special events, etc. No cold calling. We use a low-key approach with friendly interaction with the public. This is an enjoyable year round position with potential to earn above average income. Positive, work environment. Flexible work schedule. F ulltime/Part-time. Positive work environment. Outgoing, friendly and professional appearance, dependable with reliable transportation and cell phone. Those selected will be given training and taught how to make great money right away. For interview appointment call: 941-268-5731 or 941-883-8590 LANDSCAPE LABORERS NEEDED 40 Hours/ Weekly Full Time. (941)-456-1008 MOVING HELPER N ort h P ort area, P/T Flexible schedule, $13.00 per hour + Tips. 941-876-4229 P/T POOL MAINTENANCE TECH, 3-4 Days Wkly. Mechnically Inclined & Experience Helpful. Perfect for Semi Retired. 941-488-6489 S TU CCO LAB O RER S NEEDED. WILLTRAIN. NEEDTOHAVEYOUROWNTRANSPORTATION(941)-639-3079 2100 GENERAL ENTRY LEVEL POSITION FOR PRINTING WEARECURRENTLYSEEKINGA FULLTIMEENTRYLEVEL MANUFACTURINGPOSITIONINOURVENICEPRINTCENTER. THIS POSITIONINCLUDESTHE OPPORTUNITYTOLEARNTHE PRINTINGPROCESSFROMTHE ENTRYLEVELPOSITIONAND ADVANCEINA PROGRESSIVEENVIRONMENT. INTHISPOSITIONYOUWILL ASSISTINTHECREATIONOF VARIOUSWELLKNOWN NEWSPAPERSANDOTHERRELATED PRODUCTSONOURPRESS. D UTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES REMOVEPRODUCTFROMTHE ENDOFTHEPRINTINGPRESSOR FINISHINGMACHINE. MOVESKIDSOFPRODUCT WITHAHANDJACK COMPLYWITHALLQUALITY,SAFETYANDWORKRULESAND REGULATIONS. WORKHOURSARE4:30 PMTO1:30AMQ UALIFICATIONS EFFECTIVELYCOMMUNICATEWITH OTHERMEMBERSOFTHESTAFF. ASSISTOTHERCREWMEMBERS WITHVARIOUSDUTIESINCLUDING WEBBINGUPOFTHEPRESS AND/ORSPECIALHANDWORKIN ORDERTOMEETCUSTOMER REQUESTS. FOLLOWALLCLEAN-UPAND HOUSEKEEPINGPROCEDURES.THEABILITYTOTAKESTACKS(AVERAGE10-30 LBS) USINGREPETITIVEHAND/WRIST MOVEMENT, OFFOFTHEENDOF AMACHINE(2-4 FEETHIGH) AND STACKPRODUCTONSKIDSFROM FLOORLEVELTO5 FEETHIGH USINGREPETITIVEBENDINGA ND TWISTING. THEABILITYTOREMOVESKIDS(WEIGHINGUPTO2400 LBS) BY USINGAPALLETJACK THEABILITYTOUSEACOMPUTER. ATLEAST18-YEARSOFAGEOR OLDER ABILITYTOWORKWELLINA TEAMENVIRONMENT ABILITYTOFOLLOWINSTRUCTIONS ANDWORKINDEPENDENTLYTHEABILITYTOREADANDWRITE;POSSESSGOODVERBALAND WRITTENCOMPREHENSION. WEAREADRUGANDNICOTINE WORKPLACE. PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUGANDNICOTINETESTING REQUIRED. APPLICATIONSAVAILABLEATTHEVENICEGONDOLIERORVENICEPRINTCENTER. MARKAPPLICATIONSTOTHE ATTENTIONOF: KENMORINGOR E-MAILTO: KMORING@SUNCOASTPRESS.COM MAILROOMTHE CHARLOTTE SUN NEWSPAPERPart-time positions available. No Experience necessary. 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Page 38 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 CLASSIFIEDS 1000REAL ESTATEWe Are Pledged To The Letter And Spirit of U.S. Policy For The Achievement Of Equal Housing Opportunity Throughout The Nation. We Encourage And Support An Affirmative Advertising And Marketing Program In Which there Are No Barriers To Obtaining Housing Because of Race, Color, Religion, Sec, Handicap, Familial Status Or National Origin.Ž REAL EST A TE 1010 16501010Open House 1015 Real Estate Auctions 1020Homes/General For Sale 1030Waterfront Homes For Sale 1031 Foreclosures For Sale 1035 Golf Course Community For Sale 1040Condos/Villas For Sal e 1060Townhouses For Sale 1070Duplexes For Sale 1075Tri-Plex For Sale 1080Apartments For Sale 1090Mobile Homes For Sal e 1100Interval Ownership 1100 Out of Area Homes For Sale 1115Trade/Exchange 1120Wanted To Buy RENT 1205 Lease Option 1210 Homes 1240Condos/Villas 1280 Townhouses 1300Duplexes 1320Apartments 1330Hotel/Motel 1340Mobile Homes 1345Misc. Rentals 1350Efficiencies 1360Room ToRent 1370Rentals To Share 1390Vacation/Seasonal 1420Wanted To Rent LOTS 1500Lots & Acreage 1515Waterfront 1520Out Of Area Lots 1530Commercial Lots 1540Trade/Exchange BUSINESS 1600Business For Sale 1610Business Rentals 1615Income Property 1620 Commercial/ Industrial Prop. 1640Warehouse & Storage 1650Farm/Ranches 1010 OPEN HOUSE 04/22/18 1011 TOPELIS DRIVE SUN. 1:00 4:00 PM OAK FOREST ENGLEWOOD34223 2B-2BA, 2CG GATED COMMUNITY & AMENITIES $219,000. Susan Gamble, 941 445 3122 Weichert Realtors, Realty Extra 11174 CAMPAZZO DRIVEVENICE OPEN BY APPT. VENETIAN FALLS 2BR+ DEN/2BAVILLATURNKEY WITHALLTHEUPGRADES. INCLUD-INGENGINEEREDFLOORING&CROWNMOLDINGTHROUGHT-OUT. $255,000. Debra Villari 609-458-4627 Berkshire Hathaway REDUCED! CLASSIFIED WORKS! 12 CADDY RD ROTONDA WEST 33947 OPEN BY APPT.Drop Dead Gorgeous 3/2/2 Golf Course Pool Home in Charlotte County's Premiere Subdivision. Minutes drive to Fishing, Sailing, and the Gulf of Mexico beaches. 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Call Pat Walker 941-276-4674 REMAX Anchor Realty DEEP CREEK 1493 Navigator Road Beautiful NEW Construction Home on Deep Creek golf course. 3 bdrm, 2 bath, 3 car garage, 2,000 sq.ft. All Custom Upgrades. $299,900 941-626-7682 I CAN BEATANY COMMISSIONWHENYOULISTYOURHOMEWITHME. JEFFRUNYAN941-979-2843 RE/MAXPALM FINDYOUR BESTFRIEND INTHE CLASSIFIEDS! LAKE SUZY ESTATES UNDER $250,000 YOUR3/2/2 LAKEFRONTHOME ON2 LOTSWITHDOCKAWAITS!HARDWOODFLOORS, KITCHEN ANDMASTERBATHUPGRADES W/GRANITE, 450 SQFT SCREENEDFLA. ROOM, $246,500. JOHNMITANA, COLDWELLBANKERSUNSTAR941-268-0776 NORTH PORT 5206 SAN LUIS TERR. Immaculate 1800 SF 3/2/2 Pool Home on City Water & with Brand NEW Septic and new electrical panel, on lushly landscaped, fully-fenced lot in family oriented neighborhood just 1/2 Mile From US-41. $249,000 PATTYGILLESPIE, REMAXANCHOR941-875-2755 NORTH PORT 7818 Taplin Ave A PACKAGE OF SUPERLATIVES! Great location. Quality construction. Meticulously maintained. Easy living all wrapped up in this gorgeous 1800 SF Windemere 3/2/2 with pool and heated waterfall spa on fully fenced lot and includes 2nd Lot all for $259K Patty Gillespie Remax Anchor 941-875-2755 1020 HOUSES FOR SALE PORT CHARLOTTE $209,500 Almost NEW, Best Price!! Built in 2015. Villa Milano is a lovely gated, deed restricted community so convenient to all things! The 1874 sq ft 3 bd, 2 bath, 2 car gar home enjoys a huge 10x30 screened lanai. Call Pat Walker 941-276-4674 REMAX Anchor Realty PORT CHARLOTTE 15349 Mille Fiore Blvd., WATER-FRONT with ULTIMATE PRIVACY in NW Port Charlotte's expanding GATED COMMUNITY of Villa Milano, Spectacular custom 1-owner Mediterranean design 2200 SF LIGHT, BRIGHT, open great room comcept with formal dining room, 3-Bedrooms + Den/Office. Low HOA ($98/MO) $340,000 Patty Gillespie Remax Anchor 941-875-2755 PORT CHARLOTTENEW CONTRUCTION JUST COMPLETED! Almost 1700 sq ft, 3 bd, 2 bath 2 car gar. Tiled throughout! Granite counters, stainless appliances, soft close drawers and doors, pavers on driveway and walkways and lanai. Great neighborhood! $249,500 Call Pat Walker 941-276-4674 REMAX Anchor Realty PORT CHARLOTTE24531 Sunrise Dr. Suncoast Lakes, gated, deed restricted community offers this pristine, upgraded, 2051 sq ft home with panoramic lake view, 161 ft on the water! Huge lanai (800 sq ft), 3 bdrms, plus den, 2 baths, 2 car garage. Dont miss this one!! $289,900 Call Pat Walker 941-276-4674 REMAX Anchor Realty PENDING PORT CHARLOTTE Senior Snow Bird Selling Pool Home 3/2/2. Granite Countertops, SS Appl. New AC. Income $15K. In cludes Sailboat Lot w/ Boat Lift. $350,000. 941-347-7020 PUNTA GORDA3/2.5/1 + EXTRALOT! NEWIN2016, POOL& CAGE. EVERYTHINGNEW! CABINETS, SS APPL., GRANITE, 90% TILE, REPIPE& LANDSCAPING. GORGEOUSIN-SIDE& OUT! COMMUNITYBOATRAMP. $234,000 941-661-2667 PUNTA GORDA ISLES luxury ground floor Villa, in Tarpon Cove. 3 bdrm 2 bath, 2 car gar. with lovely lake view. 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Installations, Permits & Inspections. $55/per hr Call 508-294-1271 Cell or Office at 941-575-1817 Lic# CFC1427981 & Ins. 5180 PRESSURE CLEANING BAILEYS PRESSURE CLEANING Complete Exterior House Painting! Call 941-497-1736 FULL HOUSE PRESSURE WASHINGRates Starting At: Tile Roofs $150 Houses $65 Pool Cage/Decks $65 Driveways Exterior Painting, Pool Deck Coatings AND MORE!! 941-451-7550 Lic./Ins 5180 PRESSURE CLEANING MR. PRESSURE CLEANINGSAFE, NO PRESSUREROOF Fully Lic & Insured 5184 SCREENING ALL ABOUT ALUMINUM & SCREEN: Rescreen & new. 941-876-4779 wescreenflorida.comLic# SA37, AL0511993X BREEZE THRU RESCREEN LLC Mosquitos congering near you? We have you covered! Call Today for your FREE Estimate. 941-661-7897 Lic./Ins. RESCREENING by NORTHSTAR Free Estimates. 941-725-7599 Lic# CC20597 & Insured PUT CLASSIFIEDS TOWORK FORYOU!FINDAJOB! BUYAHOME! BUYACAR! Southwest RescreenComplete Rescreening: $1,395. (up to 1,500 SF)941-465-2318Free Estimates! We Accept All Major Credit CardsLic./Ins. 5185 ROOFING COMPLETE ROOFING SOLUTIONS OF FLORIDA Reroofing and Repairs Free Estimates All Work Guaranteed George M. Schwartz Jr. Owner 941-961-8263 Lic # CCC1325750 EXPERT ROOF REPAIRS at Prices you can AFFORD!! 2 YEARS UNLIMITED Guarantee on leaks. Call Roger 941-661-2020 Licensed and Insured LEONARDSROOFING&INSULATIONINC.FAMILYOWNED&OPERATED SINCE1969Shingle, Tile, Built-Up, SinglePly, Metal, Full Carpentry, Service AvailableSARASOTA COUNTY ONLY!Reagan Leonard 941-488-7478LIC# RC0066574 PAUL DEAO ROOFING PROTECTINGYOURBIGGESTINVESTMENT. 22 YRSEXP. 941-441-8943 LIC#1329187 R.L. TEEL ROOFING Reroofs & Repairs Insurance Inspections Veterans Discounts 941-473-7781 RC29027453 Lic/Ins ROOF LEAK PATROL, INC. RESIDENTIAL/COMMERCIAL Repairs, Reroof, Carpentry, etc... 35 yrs exp. 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The Sun /Sunday, April 22, 2018 E/N/C Page 41 CLASSIFIEDS 5230 MISCELLANEOUS Clean Your Dryer before it Catches on Fire! Special Rates for Multiple ClientsAffordable, Lic & Insured. Roger P Frechette Sr. 941-661-2020 6000 MERCHANDISE GARAGE SALES 6001Arcadia 6002Lake Suzy 6003Deep Creek 6004Port Charlotte 6005Punta Gorda 6006North Port 6007Englewood 6008Rotonda 6009Gulf Cove 6010S. Gulf Cove 6011S. Venice 6012 Venice 6013 Nokomis/Osprey 6014 Garage Sales 6015Flea Market 6020Auctions MERCHANDISE 6013 Moving Sales 6025Arts & Crafts 6027Dolls 6030Household Goods6035 Furniture 6038 Electronics 6040TV/Stereo/Radio6060Computer Equip6065Clothing/Jewelry/ Accessories6070Antiques & Collectibles 6075Fruits/Veges 6090Musical 6095Medical 6100Health/Beauty 6110 Trees & Plants 6120Baby Items6125Golf Accessories6128Exercise/Fitness6130Sporting Goods 6131 Firearms6132 Firearm Access. 613 5Bikes/Trikes 6138Toys 6140Photography/Video 6145Pool/ Spa & Supplies6160Lawn & Garden6161 Outdoor Living 6165Storage Sheds/ Buildings6170Building Supplies6180Heavy Constr. Equipment 6190Tools/Machinery6220Office/Business Equip & Supplies6225Restaurant Supplies 6250Appliances 6260Misc. Merchandise 6270Wanted to Buy/T rade 6004 PORT CHARLOTTE GARAGE SALES SAT MON & TUES 10 ?? 2515 Art Terrace. Furniture and Household Goods! 6005 PUNTA GORDA AREA GARAGE SALES S AT.S UN. 1 0 -5PM 1120 Lucia Dr. Household, Furniture, 2 Lanai Sets, Home Decor, Toys and more! 6020 AUCTIONS ARMOIR HAND ma d e, 6d rawers3 shelf.two tone wood .very nice $100 941-421-6544 6025 ARTS AND CRAFTS JI GS AW PUZZLE S 1 000 piece puzzles, have many $2 941-662-9191 M O DEL S AILB O AT In original box, never put together $30 941-223-8308 SCRAP BOOK a lb ums I h ave 10 new albums 5.00 each. $5 941-228-1745 6027 DOLLS STORY BOOK d o ll s 24 d o ll s no boxes. good cond. $10. ea, $10, OBO 941-474-5662 6030 HOUSEHOLD GOODS AIR CONDITIONER/HEATER LG 115 Volts 3 months old 7500btus $325 508-985-3463 AREA RUG 5 x 7 T an 4 diff erent shades good condition and quality $60 941-697-0940 BED MATTRESS & BOX New Will Sell $100. 941-629-5550 CEILING FAN 4 bl a d es-w hi te $20 941-475-8061 CUSHIONS/OUT DOOR (8) 20x20x3 NEW $80 239-849-9815 DEEP FRYER S un b eam F ry Right 6 cup capacity, like new $20 941-624-3091 FL OO R LAMP S 6  bronze. 3 way bulb. Exc. cond. $40 941-585-8149 G RIDDLE COO L Touch Base Presto 10 1/2Ž X 20 1/2 cook area $15, OBO 941-769-3475 LAMP GLASS w i t h s h e ll s, E xc Cond. $12 941-423-9371 6030 HOUSEHOLD GOODS LINEN S C R OC HET f or bed h stitch 30s quilts per piece $35, OBO 941-916-7675 MATTRESS QUEEN & BOX Brand New Will Sell $175. Also Have KING. 941-629-5550 FREE MERCHANDISE ADS!! WELCOME TO OUR WEBSITE! To Place a FREE Merchandise Ad Go to: Click on Place Ad. If You`ve Advertised Online with Us Before or Not Just Click Register and Follow the Prompts. FREE Ads are for Merchandise UNDER $500. and the Ad Must be Placed Online by You. One Item Per Ad, the Ad Must be 3 Lines or Less, Price Must Appear in the Ad. Your Ad Will Appear Online for 7 Days and in Print Wednes day ThroughSunday. Some Restrictions Do Apply. LIMIT 5 FREE ADS PER WEEK Need To Place a Classified Ad? Enter Your Classified Ad and Pay With Your Credit Card 24 Hours a Day, 7 Daysa Week. ORIENTAL CARPET 8X10 $75, OBO 609-618-2082 POOL TABLE accessorys w i t h pool table 38Žx67Ž $150, OBO 863-494-0436 TRADITIONAL RUG 5 X 7 E x. Cond. $20 941-629-4857 VACUUM CLEANER KIRBY & accessories Good Cond. $25 941-423-9371 WINE RACK W oo d en $5 941 475-8061 6031 HOLIDAYITEMS CHRISTMAS TREE 7 f t pre li t white lights used once includes stand $25, OBO 631-671-1103 6035 FURNITURE BED Q ueen. L ike new dark wood $100, OBO 631-671-1103 BED SET F u ll s i ze i nc l u d es everything Good condition $100 941-460-9540 BED MATTRESS & BOX New Will Sell $100. 941-629-5550 BEDROOM SET Q ueen, 4 piece dark wood like new $300, OBO 631-671-1103 BEDR OO M S ET Q ueen, 5 Pc., Bed, Dresser, Mirror, 2 Nightstands. $300 941-380-2837 BEDROOM SET Q ueen, dark wood 4 piece $275, OBO 631-671-1103 BEDS T w i n. W e are se lli ng a pa i r of twin beds, headrail, frames, c omforters, 2 sets of sheets, shams, toss pillows. Gently used (seasonal) Beds are Simmons $499, OBO 941-347-7725 CHEST OF D rawers & Mi rrore d Dresser. $375 for Set. or $210 ea. 941-473-7946 COFFEE TABLE & 4 E n d T ables $50. ea or $200. for Set 941-473-7946 COFFEE TABLE & E n d T a bl es White, Italian with glass inlay, like new. $150 941-625-5632 CO U C H & loveseat Beige Leather with 4 recliners $499 715-551-6890 COUCH B roy hill $150 941 473-7946 DESK H an d ma d e 3 d rawers, like new $75 941-421-6544 DINING CHAIRS, (5) Perfect Cond! Carved Back/Caned Seats $250obo 941-916-7675 DRE SS ER, MIRR O R & Q-bed all good. $50, OBO 941-787-3518 END TABLE G o lf P uttP utt E n d Table Excellent Condition $75, OBO 941-474-5605 END TBL S DREXEL 1 8 K SMOKED GLASS ORIG 2500 $150 941-587-8870 FURNITURE COFFEE & en d tables, etc. have several $20 941-445-5619 FUTON BED BED IS IN EX COND.GREEN MAPLE WOOD $120 941-391-6377 I BUY FURNITURE Or anything of value! 941-485-4964 LAZYBOY SWIVEL/ROC/RE CLINE ex cond mauve $150 941-743-0582 LOUNGE Wi c k er $95 LOVE SEAT, Wicker, $65, LAMP Seashell $65. 717-880-2952 L O VE S EAT By Kroehler, 7 2 Ž x38Ž, 2 cushion, fabric, exc. cond. $225 941-625-5632 MATTRESS DOUBLE 5Ž thick foam, exc cond. $50 941-625-5632 MATTRESS QUEEN & BOX Brand New Will Sell $175. Also Have KING. 941-629-5550 NI G HT S TAND, 1 Drawer, O ak, Only Used 6 Months, Excellent Condition $75 941-575-2947 OAK CHEST o f 5 D rawers, Used Only 6 Months, Excellent Condition $125 941-575-2947 O AK C HE S T w/ 2 Drawers, Used Only 6 Months, Excellent Condition $75 941-575-2947 6035 FURNITURE PATI O S ET BR O NZE BAR HT 42IN RND TABLE 4 MATCH SWIVEL CHAIRS W CUSHIONS EXC $495, OBO 941-391-6377 PATIO SET w i t h ta bl e 4 c h a i rs ornate chairs cushions. Exc. Cond. asking $90/obo 941 380-7224 SECRETARY DESK b eaut if u l writing area + 3 large drawers picture. $100 941-740-3286 SOFA BY K roe hl er, 86Ž x 38Ž 3 cushion, fabric, exc. cond. $375 941-625-5632 SOFA WITH matc hi ng c h a i r Olive green with tapestry loose pillows.Very good condition. $175 941-348-9182 TABLE & Ch a i rs 48Ž g l ass ta bl e & 4 padded swivel chairs. $200 412-680-1663 TABLE 41Ž R oun d w /18Ž l ea f Hitchcock design $45 941-488-5595 TABLE 42Ž & 4 c h a i rs great for kitchen, nice $65 941-876-3878 TABLE LAMP G o lf T a bl e L amp Nice $60, OBO 941-474-5605 TV CONSOLE f or 48Ž tv. Dark wood. glass doors. New $85 941-235-2203 WINDSOR ROCKER n i c h o l s & stone co.solid maple.ex c $100 941-235-2203 WOOD TRUNK me d s i ze. nice cond.antique look. $55 941-235-2203 6038 ELECTRONICS PRISM PROJECTOR A rtograph.used twice. Two extra bulbs $125 941-697-4367 6040 TV/STEREO/RADIO HI FI S ystem S ony : Model MH C EC79i .Perfect condition : $45 941-830-3662 TV R C A 2 7Ž with remote great condition $25 941-228-1745 TV SLIM 32Ž P er f ect C on d $65 941-423-9371 6060 COMPUTER EQUIPMENT COMPUTER BAG S amson i te rolling leather excellent condition $40 941-228-1745 CO MPUTER M O NIT O R 1 9 Ž computer monitor great cond. $45, OBO 941-474-5662 PRINTER CANNON i nkjet Pixma MG5320 New $150 $70 941-740-4300 6065 CLOTHING/JEWELRY ACCESSORIES COACH LARGE TOTE WALLET SCARF NWT PEYTON TATERSOL $350 941-587-8870 FIRE O PAL RIN G NEW S IZE 8 IN PLAT OVR.925 TCW 1.70CTS $55 941-554-2140 HAND BAGS V era B ra dl ey an d Brighton $25 941-235-2613 JACKETS MANY to c h oose from mostly L $5, OBO 941-445-5619 JEWELRY NEW Jewelry-necklace ,braclets,rings etc. $15, OBO 727-519-5039 MULTI SAPPHIRE RING womans size 7 tgw 4.68 cts $100 941-554-2140 RIN G LARIMAR & FIRE O PAL sz 7,tcw 7.43cts $55 941-554-2140 RING PERIDOT HEART NEW SIZE6 PLAT.OVR.925 SILVER TCW 2CTS $55 941-554-2140 RING RUBYHEART & BLACK SPINEL sz 8 tcw 4.1cts $95 941-554-2140 T O P S & S horts Jamie S adockS/M/L $8 941-235-2613 WALLET HARLEY DAVIDSON w/chain. Never used. $20 941-235-2203 WEDDING DRESS b ran d new I have 7 different dresses each $50 941-623-6554 6070 ANTIQUES COLLECTIBLES 1982 DONRUSS C omp l ete Mint set also others $27, OBO 810-210-9553 ALWAY S BUYIN G ANTIQUES, ART, SILVER NEW ENGLAND ANTIQUES (941) 639-9338 BABE RUTH B ase b a ll car d n i ce many to choose from $6, OBO 810-210-9553 BUYIN G O LD M O NEY SILVERCOINS & PAPER MONEY. 941-626-7785 CHINA NORITAKE 77 p i eces 1950 set of 12 gold pattern picture $100 941-740-3286 COINS P roo f an d m i nt sets $7 781-956-8891 D O LLAR S S U S AN B.Anthony $3 781-956-8891 IKE DOLLARS s il ver proo f $10 781-956-8891 LONGABERGER LOTS o f Longaberger stuff all new $5, OBO 941-228-1745 MICKEY MANTLE b ase b a ll cards many different years $7, OBO 810-210-9553 SERAPHINE BEAUTIFUL Ariel, Nina, Hope $425 941-889-8891 SILVER COINS u.s.s il ver co i ns $150 781-956-8891 SILVER DOLLARS 1878 to 1935 $25 781-956-8891 S ILVER PR OO F sets $3 5 781-956-8891 SOFA, CHAIR & Coffee Table 1930`s, Silver Lacquer Finish, Aqua Custom Uphostery $300 obo 941-916-7675 6070 ANTIQUES COLLECTIBLES TABLE FOR h a ll 75Ž hi g h x 27Ž long with drawer $20 941-223-8308 WOOD TENNIS RACKETS Vi ntage Chemold-great shape $10 941-445-5619 6075 FRUITS & VEGETABLES BLUEBERRIES U Pi c k R ea d y for Picking at Ft Ogden. Call For Directions 863-990-6164 6090 MUSICAL ORGAN, LOWREY EX 300 FANFARE, Over 75 Song Books. Excellent Condition! Must See. $1500. 941-626-2640. SO UND S Y S TEM small unit microphone lighted music stand mic stand $100 941-769-2389 YAMAHA KEYBOARD es 353 With stand and bench. New $179 941-295-6948 6095 MEDICAL ADJUSTABLE 3 P c. TWIN BED w/Control, Used 6 Months, Like New, $499 941-575-2947 BED SIDE POTTY M e dli neh o ld s 300 lbs-very solid great shape $20 941-445-5619 GO GO POWER CHAIR/NEW BATTERIES 4 WHEELS. CAN DELIVER $490 941-473-4168 JAZZY SELECT ELITE/NEW BATTERIES 4 WHEELS. CAN DELIVER $490 941-473-4168 JET 3 ULTRA/NEW BATTERIES 4 WHEELS. CAN DELIVER $490 941-473-4168 LIFT CHAIR b y PRIDE w /HEAT & VIBRATION Green Fabric, Like NEW $350 941-268-8951 LIFT C HAIR In very good condition. Works well Tan color $125, OBO 231-855-1409 POWER CHAIR PRIDE VIC TORY 3 WHEELS NEW BATTERIES. $490 941-473-4168 PRIDE ELECTRIC Lif t Ch a i r 18 Different operations $350, OBO 941-474-5605 SHOWER CHAIR Lik e N ew $25 941-268-8951 S H O WER C HAIR w/ C A S TER S & FOOT RESTS by Lumex Like NEW $110 941-268-8951 S H O WER C HAIR, Adjustable, Only Used 3 Months, Excellent Condition $35 941-575-2947 6100 HEALTH/BEAUTY BATHROOM SCALE tay l or brand. ex. cond. lg. size. like new $30 941-235-2203 6110 TREES & PLANTS HANGING PLANTS S tag h orn spiders philodendron ferns nice $13, OBO 810-210-9553 Treemendous Tree, Inc. NUSURY PINAPPLE PLANTS fruiting $30/ea SNOW QUEEN HIBISCUS 7 gal $20.00 NICE MANY OTHER SHURBS AVAILABLESTOP IN TO SEE US MONDAY SATURDAY 9AM-3PM 6068 RUFF ST. NORTH PORT OR CALL 941-426-8983 FL-6444 A 6125 GOLF ACCESSORIES C LEVELAND LAUN C HER G old 5 wood 19* RH reg flex excel cond $35 941-488-7774 COBRA AMP 3 W oo d LH 15* Stiff adjustable excellent cond $30 941-488-7774 GOLF BAG N ew, C a ll away cart bag NEW with tags 8 pockets blk/brn $95 941-875-5983 GOLF BALLS per d ozen, goo d used $2 941-235-2613 GOLF BALLS lik e new, no scuffs, marks or logos, per dozen $7 941-488-7774 GX 7 DRIVER A s seen on TV Senior Flex $25 941-426-1745 IRT 5 HYBRID A s seen on TV senior, flex $25 941-426-1745 JA C K NI C KLAU S Tour hybrids 3 & 4, RH graphite excellent cond, pair $45 941-488-7774 PIN G G IR O N S ET senior gra f -5 to uw-purple dot-new grips-excl $495, OBO 941-875-5983 6125 GOLF ACCESSORIES YELLOW JACKET 4G BATTERY CABLES Corrosion Resistant Best Golf Cart Cables $129.95/SET. 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Page 42 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 CLASSIFIEDS 6135 BICYCLES/ TRICYCLES BIKE RACK fi ts 1Ž or 2Ž hi tc h for 2 bikes $50 941-743-0582 BIKE RACK HITCH MOUNT b y PRO SERIES 3 Mens Bikes LIKE NEW $75 941-268-8954 MENS BIKE 26Ž M ongoose, 21 speed, front & rear shocks ex. cond. $45 941-223-9800 TRICYCLE Ad u l t 3 w h ee l bike, brand new, still in box! $275 941-524-1025 6138 TOYS/GAMES JIGSAW PUZZLES 1000 p i ece puzzles, have many $2 941-662-9191 6145 POOL/SPA/ & SUPPLIES **SPAS & MORE** Family owned and operated for 20 years! Over 40 Spas to choose from. We take trades! 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Pine, Oak, Citrus 941-468-4372 HAND TOOLSTABLE FULL TOOLS ASSORTED $25 941-391-6377 JIGSAW PUZZLES 1000 p i ece puzzles, have many $2 941-662-9191 LEBRA : LIKE new f or B u i c k Sedan $70 941-496-7983 NEON TRANSFORMERS 2 heavy duty lg. $50 941-496-9252 PICTURE FRAMES 15 sma ll various sizes $3 941-585-8149 PLUMBING SUPPLIES va l ves, pipes, toilet parts, etc. $20 941-585-8149 RECORD COLLECTION includes album covers 5 0 cents each. Entire collection. 941-496-9252 SHOPPING CART l arge with rubber n wheels $20, OBO 941-830-2583 T O NNEAU CO VER tri f old ton neau cover for chevy 8ft box $175 863-494-0436 YAMAHA KEYBOARD es 353 Keyboard, stand and bench. New $179 941-295-6948 6265 FREE MERCHANDISE LOVESEAT 2 tone B rown, extra Deco cushions. FREE Call btw 10am & 4pm 941-743-4469 6270 WANTED TO BUY/TRADE BUYING SILVER COINS DIMES Thru SILVER DOLLARS. 941-626-7785 W ANTED: UTILTY TRAILER. Used, in Good Working Order Min. 6Wx8L 863-244-2652 7000TRANSPORTATION 7020 BUICK 2013 BUICK ENCLAVE $23,990. GOLD, NAV, 41K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 7030 CADILLAC 2009 CADILLAC DTS $8,500 Luxury III Premium. 96K Miles. 239-281-0637 200 5 C ADILLA C DEVILLE 81K MI. EXTRA CLEAN! MATTAS MOTORS 941-916-9222 DLR 7040 CHEVROLET 2003 C HEVY IMPALA L S $3000 OBO, Senior owner, Re painted 2016, leather(some sun fade) regularly serviced great daily driver. 941-460-9040 1994 CHEVY CAMARO Z28 $8,000 FIRM!!58K Orig miles, great shape, Convertible. 941-769-6527 2014 CHEVY IMPALA $19,990. RED, LTZ, 46K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 2018 CHEVY CORVETTE $49,900 Firm Conv., 2K Mi! Like Brand New!! **SOLD!** 2003 ANNIVERSARYCORVETTE Coupe, 42,822 mi. 6 spd, mint $22,500 OBO 941-889-7989 7050 CHRYSLER 2009 C HRY S LER PT CRUISER 4 CYL. AUTO, 59K MILESMATTAS MOTORS 941-916-9222 DLR 7070 FORD 1 99 7 F O RD C R O WN-VI C T O RIA $2,500 very nice inside & outside, new tires, low miles. 518-572-5374 2015 FORD MUSTANG $20,990. RED, NAV, 28K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR FREE MERCHANDISE ADS!! WELCOME TO OUR WEBSITE! To Place a FREE Merchandise Ad Go to: Click on Place Ad. If You`ve Advertised Online with Us Before or Not Just Click Register and Follow the Prompts. FREE Ads are for Merchandise UNDER $500. and the Ad Must be Placed Online by You. One Item Per Ad, the Ad Must be 3 Lines or Less, Price Must Appear in the Ad. Your Ad Will Appear Online for 7 Days and in Print Wednes day ThroughSunday. Some Restrictions Do Apply. LIMIT 5 FREE ADS PER WEEK Need To Place a Classified Ad? 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BLACK, 92K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 20 1 3 BMW 3 S ERIE S $25,397 BLACK SAPPHIRE, 45K MI 855-481-2060 DLR 2014 BMW 5 SERIES $27,877 JET BLACK, 11K MI 855-481-2060 DLR 2016 BMW X1 $29,990. BLACK, 22K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 7160 HONDA 2006 HONDA CR-V $4,900 Gray, 144k mi, Excellent, 941-276-0385 2016 HONDA PILOT $26,950 WHITE DIAMOND,EX-L 48KMI 855-481-2060 DLR 2015 HONDA PILOT $26,950 ALABASTER SILVER, 28KMI 855-481-2060 DLR 20 1 6 H O NDA PIL O T $27,877 CHERRY PEARL, EX, 41KMI 855-481-2060 DLR 2008 HONDA ACCORD EX 95KMIMATTAS MOTORS 941-916-9222 DLR 7163 HYUNDAI 20 1 3 HYUNDAI SO NATA $12,990. SILVER, GLS, 38K MI 855-280-4707 DLR 2012 HYUNDAI TUCSON $13,990. BLUE, 44K MI 855-280-4707 DLR 2014 HYUNDAI SANTA FE $16,990. BROWN, SPORT, 61K MI 855-280-4707 DLR 20 1 6 HYUNDAI TU CSO N $17,990. WHITE, SPORT, 1.6T 41K MI 855-280-4707 DLR 7163 HYUNDAI 20 15 HYUNDAI S ANTA FE LIMITED ULTIMATE 1 Owner, 22k miles ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS! MATTAS MOTORS 941-916-9222 DLR 2010 HYUNDAI ELANTRA TOURING SE 27K MI MATTAS MOTORS 941-916-9222 DLR 2007 HYUNDAI SANTE FE SE ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS! MATTAS MOTORS 941-916-9222 DLR 7177 KIA 2017 KIA SPORTAGE $25,897 MINERAL SILVER 14,611 MI 855-481-2060 DLR 2011 KIA SOUL PLUS 4 CYL. AUTO, EXTRA CLEAN. MATTAS MOTORS 941-916-9222 DLR 7178 LEXUS 200 7 LEXU S E S 3 5 0 $11,990. WHITE, 41K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 2011 LEXUS RX 350 $18,990. WHITE, NAV, 58K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 20 1 3 LEXU S C T200 H $19,990. GRAY, NAV F, 38K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 2015 LEXUS IS 250 $23,911. BLUE, 20K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 20 15 LEXU S E S 3 5 0 $24,911. SILVER, 31K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 2013 LEXUS RX 350H $25,990. WHITE, CERT, NAV, 51K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 20 15 LEXU S GS 3 5 0 $28,911. BLACK, NAV, 26K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 2015 LEXUS NX 300H $34,990. WHITE, NAV, 37K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 20 14 LEXU S L S -4 60 $37,990. WHITE, NAV, 52K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 2016 LEXUS RX 350 $38,911. BLACK, CERT, 20K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 20 17 LEXU S RX3 5 0 $44,990. BLUE, CERT, NAV, 10K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 7180 MAZDA 2014 MAZDA 3 $13,990. RED, NAV, 46K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 2016 MAZDA CX5 $23,990. GRAY, G TOURING, 31K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 7200 NISSAN 2008 NI SS AN VER S A S L 4DR. SEDAN62KMIMATTAS MOTORS 941-916-9222 DLR 7205 SPORTS CARS 2011 PORSCHE 911 $63,990. BLACK, CARRERA S 21K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 7207 SUBARU 2002 SUBARU OUTBACK Sedan $3,000 110K, Runs Great, New Tires! 941-697-1137 7210 TOYOTA 2000 TOYOTA CAMRY LE $3,400 Exc running cond. 80K, Garaged 941-497-0331 2004 TOYOTA CAMRY LE EXTRA CLEAN $6995 MATTAS MOTORS 941-916-9222 DLR 2008 TOYOTA SOLARA $9,000 OBO, Conv. Must SEE! New Top, 2 tires. 941-697-9425 2013 TOYOTA COROLLA $12,990. SILVER, LE, 15K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 2018 TOYOTA CAMRY $21,990. GRAY, LE, 8,799 MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 2015 TOYOTA VENZA $25,990. SILVER, XLE, AWD, 32K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 2012 TOYOTA 4 RUNNER $26,877. BLACK, TRAIL, 83K MI 855-481-2060 DLR 2016 TOYOTA TUNDRA $32,990. BLACK, LTD, NAV, 43K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 7220 VOLKSWAGEN 2012 VW JETTA S 62K MI MATTAS MOTORS 941-916-9222 DLR 7250 ANTIQUES/ COLLECTIBLES 1973 MGB GT $8,900. Under 50K Mi! 4 Spd, Dual Carbs, Nice! Don`t Miss Out! 412-848-9188 7260 AUTOS WANTED W E BUY CARS & PICKUPS RUNNING OR NOT! $400 CASH + UP Frank 941-276-0204 CASHFOR ALL TRUCKS & CARS ANY COND RUNNING OR NOT. (352)-342-7037 7260 AUTOS WANTED BEST $$ FOR JUNKERS 7 Days, FAST PICKUP941-286-3122, 623-5550 WE BUY & PICK UP JUNK CARS 941-661-1928 7270 AUTO PARTS/ ACCESSORIES FENDER SKIRT FOR 1960 Chevy Impala $75 863-558-2836 1963 CHEVY SS conso l e $75 863-558-2836 1970 CHEVY Pi c k up h oo d $100 863-558-2836 1963 CHEVY I mpa l a d as h $100 863-558-2836 T O W BAR with lights 1 7/ 8 200 lb weight, 2Ž 300 lb weight, $70 941-223-8308 TIRES 2 B r id gestone E cop i a 215-65R16 plenty of tread re maining. $60 941-740-4300 THULE ROOF Cargo Carrier Thule large size excellent condi tion $250 716-640-4286 SEAT COVERS L eat h er. 201011 vw jetta tdi rear split bench beige $150 941-740-4300 FR O NT RUBBER FL OO R mats New. 2010-11 vw jetta wagon $25 941-740-4300 CUSTOM WINDSHIELD h ea t shield 2010-11 vw jetta new 40 $28 941-740-4300 1999 LINCOLN CARTIER PARTS CAR ONLY. CALL 239-810-1472 FOR DETAILS 14Ž RIMS ( set o f 4) for Olds,Pontiac,Buick $75 863-558-2836 7290 VANS 2008 KIA SEDONA $4,550 Like New! 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MATTAS MOTORS 941-916-9222 DLR 2008 T O Y O TA S IENNA 3 .5 Lexus eng, Everything Works! Many new parts. Ice Cold Air. $5,250 OBO 941-456-4478 2008 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY TOURING EDITION EXTRA CLEAN! MATTAS MOTORS 941-916-9222 DLR 2008 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY LIMITED MATTAS MOTORS 941-916-9222 DLR 2006 D O D G E G RAND C ARAVAN SXT 86K MILES MATTAS MOTORS 941-916-9222 DLR 7300 TRUCKS/ PICK-UPS 2011 GMC 2500 $22 539 4 wheel dr. Bed liner, Cover, Al most fully loaded, Ex. shape Ap prox 64k miles, You need to see this Beauty! 941-625-5216 810-610-5511 10


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BUYACAR! 11 HARTFORD, Conn. „ A Connecticut agency issued new guidance Thursday warning employers they could be breaking the law if they discriminate against veterans with less-than-honorable discharges from the military. The Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities said blanket policies against hiring such veterans could be discriminatory because the military has issued so-called bad paper disproportionately to blacks and Latinos as well as service members who are gay or have disabilities. We want employers to look at veterans on a case by case basis,Ž said Cheryl Sharp, a deputy director of the commission. The guidance makes Connecticut the “rst state to take the position that discrimination based on discharge status can violate protections based on race, sexual orientation and disability, according to advocates at the Veterans Legal Services Clinic at Yale Law School. Illinois also protects veterans against discrimination for unfavorable discharge status, but there, the protections are written into state law and not based on the disparate impact for minorities and others, they say. The groups cited a 2017 report by the advocacy organization Protect Our Defenders that found black service member were much more likely to have disciplinary action taken against them than whites. Stephen Kennedy, an Iraq war veteran and a leader of the Connecticut chapter of the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, said the bad paper issued to roughly 15 percent of the current generation of veterans denies them opportunities for careers that ease their transition back to civilian life. There is too much bias in the application of discharge characterizations for our employers to use that and know they arent turning away incredible talent,Ž he said. In its new guidance to employers, CHRO notes that some veterans without honorable discharges were separated from the military for minor infractions such as being late or watching a movie on duty that would not have led to criminal charges in civilian life. It also notes that up until 2011 thousands of gay service members were discharged because of their sexual orientation. The commissions announcement follows passage in the Connecticut Senate of a bill that would ensure veterans with other-than-honorable discharges can access state veterans bene“ts.Employers urged not to hold discharge status against vets BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. „ One of the largest providers of building technologies today of“cially opened the new UTC Center for Intelligent Buildings „ a state-of-the-art innovation and technology experience center, modern and connected work space for 500 employees, and environmentally sustainable building designed to the U.S. Green Building Councils LEED Platinum standards. The building serves as the global headquarters for UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a leading provider of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and “re and security systems, and a unit of United Technologies Corp. Experience the interactive Multichannel News Release here: https:// players/English/8305151united-technologiesopens-utc-center-forintelligent-buildings/ The UTC Center for Intelligent Buildings is more than a world headquarters for our business „ its the embodiment of our commitment to our customers,Ž said Bob McDonough, president, UTC Climate, Controls & Security. This building was designed speci“cally to show our global customers exactly what is possible in the building technology space. Thats why weve chosen to openly display critical building technologies that are typically hidden in basements, closets and on rooftops. These solutions are vital to productive, safe and secure indoor environments, and our new building is a celebration of the modern life they enable.Ž Employees working in the building today „ and those “lling the 100 new jobs expected to be created in Florida by 2021 „ will bene“t from the same advanced technologies. The Center is designed to indoor air quality conditions found by Harvard University researchers to double occupants cognitive function test scores compared to a conventional building environment. In addition, employees will have access to a custom mobile app that will enable access to the building, control the temperature and lighting in their workspaces, and help them “nd their next meeting through way“nding capabilities. Further, the of“ce space is also designed to be open and collaborative, incorporating employee feedback and expert guidance to deliver the kind of workplace our employees want and one that best fosters innovation. The 224,000 square-foot UTC Center for Intelligent Buildings meets the highest standards for green design and operation. UTC is seeking LEED Platinum certi“cation by the U.S. Green Building Council for the facility, which boasts a number of ef“cient and environmentally responsible technologies that reduce energy and the consumption of water and carbon dioxide on an annual basis. Featuring innovative products, integrated systems and interactive displays from UTC brands such as Carrier, Otis, Automated Logic, Chubb, Edwards, Kidde and Lenel, the building offers a top-of-the-line brie“ng center and conference facility to ensure all customer visits are productive and collaborative from start to “nish. To learn more about UTC Climate, Controls & Security, visit www., follow us on Twitter, UTC„CCS, and join the conversation using the hashtag #BuildingPossible. Photos and additional collateral are available through the UTC Center for Intelligent Buildings online press kit. The UTC Center for Intelligent Buildings features innovative United Technologies products, integrated systems and interactive displays from brands such as Carrier, Otis, Automated Logic, Chubb, Edwards, Kidde and Lenel. About UTC Climate, Controls & Security UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a leading provider of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and “re and security systems leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high-performance buildings. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. For more information, visit www.ccs.utc. com or follow UTC„CCS on Twitter.United Technologies opens state-of-the-art innovation center, announces plan to create 100 additional jobsPROVIDED BY UNITED TECHNOLOGIES $$ SAVEMONEY$$Shop the Classifieds.


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The News Wire Sunday, April 22, 2018 STATE € NATIONAL € WORLD € BUSINESS € WEATHER India approves death penalty for rape of young childrenSee page 4 HOUSTON (AP) „ Barbara Bush was remembered as the “rst lady of the greatest generationŽ during a funeral Saturday attended by four former U.S. presidents and hundreds of other people who “lled the church with laughter as much as tears, with many recalling her quick wit and devotion to family. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush joked that his mother called her style of mothering him and his siblings a benevolent dictatorship „ but honestly, it wasnt always benevolent.Ž He emphasized how she believed in the power of laughter and that joy should be shared. He said he could still feel her presence Saturday inside the nations largest Episcopal church and she would likely have given him advice on his eulogy: Jeb, keep it short. Dont drag this out,Ž he said to chuckles. He met her expectations with a speech lasting about seven minutes. He choked up at one point while addressing the roughly 1,500 people seated inside the St. Martins Episcopal Church in Houston, where his parents regularly worshipped, when saying his mother „ who was known for her self-deprecating remarks about her wrinkles and gray hair „ was beautifulŽ until the very end. He said he felt privileged that he had a front rowŽ seat to the incredible love story shared by his mother and father, former President George H.W. Bush, who laughed as longtime friends and family recalled his wifes wicked sense of humor Barbara Bush was first lady of the greatest generationBy JUAN A. LOZANOASSOCIATED PRESSWASHINGTON „ Now its President Donald Trumps turn to pull off the ultimate charm offensive. Wined and dined on multiple state visits during his tour of Asia last year, Trump is paying it forward and celebrating nearly 250 years of U.S.-French relations by playing host to President Emmanuel Macron at a glitzy White House state dinner on Tuesday. Months in the making, its the “rst state visit and “rst big soiree of the Trump era in Washington. It sounds like what theyre planning will be spectacular,Ž said Jeremy Bernard, who was White House social secretary in 2014, the last time the U.S. feted a French president. The White House has said little beyond the fact that dinner will be served, sticking to the tradition of trying to maintain an element of surprise for its guests. In fact, Macron will break bread twice with Trump. On Monday, the president and Melania Trump will dine privately with Macron and his wife, Brigitte, at Mount Vernon, the home of Americas “rst president, George Washington, on the banks of the Potomac River in Virginia. The White House said the setting will serve as a reminder of Frances unique statusŽ as Americas “rst ally. Trump ended his “rst year without receiving a foreign leader on a state visit, making him the “rst president in nearly 100 years to do so and heightening the stakes for Tuesday. Dinner tickets are typically highly sought after by Washingtons political and business elite. A few inklings of whos in and whos out already are known: Christine Lagarde, head Vive la France: Trump to host glitzy White House state dinnerBy DARLENE SUPERVILLEASSOCIATED PRESSLOS ANGELES „ A homeless man who randomly stabbed a man to death as he was holding his daughter in a crowded Southern California restaurant was reported just a few hours earlier for disruptive behavior, but police ultimately determined he was not a threat, authorities said Saturday. Jamal Jackson, 49, is facing a “rst-degree murder charge in the death of 35-year-old Anthony Mele. He was being held in Ventura County jail on a $1.5 million bail. It was unclear if Jackson, who is also a convicted felon, had an attorney to speak on his behalf. Mele and his wife were eating dinner with their 5-year-old daughter Wednesday at Aloha Steakhouse in Ventura. The girl was sitting on her fathers lap when prosecutors say Jackson walked up and stabbed Mele in the neck. Prosecutor Richard Simon said patrons and a restaurant employee followed Jackson out of the restaurant, even though he still had the knife. They kept track of him until Ventura police arrived and arrested him. Mele was taken to a hospital and died Thursday after being taken off life support. Its horrible,Ž Simon said. You dont think youre going to be killed when you go out to dinner at a nice restaurant with your family and you didnt do anything.Ž Simon said the two men had not interacted before the attack. He was just sitting there with Man killed in random knife attack at California steakhouseBy AMANDA LEE MYERSASSOCIATED PRESS ATTACK | 3 BARBARA | 2 DINNER | 3WASHINGTON „ Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin expressed cautious optimism Saturday over efforts to resolve trade tensions that have rattled “nancial markets and clouded the global economic outlook. Mnuchin held a string of meetings over the past three days with “nancial of“cials from China, Japan and Europe over the punitive tariffs the administration has unveiled in an effort to ful“ll President Donald Trumps campaign promise to reduce Americas huge trade de“cits. In a session with reporters, Mnuchin refused to say how close the United States was to resolving the various trade disputes but did indicate progress was being made in the talks. In his discussion with Chinese of“cials, Mnuchin said the two sides covered the proposals that Chinese President Xi Jinping has made to open the Chinese market. We are cautiously optimistic,Ž Mnuchin told reporters, saying that he may soon travel to Beijing for further talks with the Chinese. The United States and China are on the brink of what would be the biggest trade dispute since World War II. The US and China have proposed imposing tariffs of $50 billion on each others products and Trump is looking to impose tariffs on up to $100 billion more of Chinese goods. The rising trade tensions dominated the three days of talks among top “nance of“cials attending meetings of the Group of 20 major economies, the 189-nation International Monetary Fund and its sister lending agency, the World Bank.Mnuchin expresses optimism for resolution of trade fightsBy MARTIN CRUTSINGER and PAUL WISEMANAP ECONOMICS WRITERSTRADE | 3 AP PHOTOFormer President George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush, followed by former rst lady Laura Bush follow as pallbearers carry the casket of former rst lady Barbara Bush after a funeral service at St. Martins Episcopal Church, Saturday, in Houston. AP PHOTOPallbearers carry the casket of former rst lady Barbara Bush after a funeral service for at St. Martins Episcopal Church, Saturday, in Houston. Remembring egen FILE PHOTOLeft: File photo from March 2005, former rst lady Barbara Bush JACKSON


Page 2 The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 TODAY / TONIGHTA p.m. t-storm in spots Becoming clearHIGH 88 LOW 6840% chance of rain 40% chance of rainRather cloudy with a shower or t-storm85 / 7060% chance of rain MONDAY GULF WATER TEMPERATURESome sun with a thunderstorm or two83 / 6560% chance of rain TUESDAYPleasant with sunshine and patchy clouds83 / 635% chance of rain WEDNESDAYPartly sunny and pleasant85 / 6620% chance of rain FRIDAYMostly sunny and pleasant84 / 6410% chance of rain THURSDAY 0 3 8 8 3 1 Trees Grass Weeds Moldsabsentlowmoderatehighvery highabsent 050100150200300500 490-50 Good; 51-100 Moderate; 101-150 Unhealthy for sensitive groups; 151-200 Unhealthy; 201-300 Very Unhealthy; 301-500 HazardousSource : 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 TodayPrecipitation (in inches)Precipitation (in inches)Precipitation (in inches)Temperatures Temperatures TemperaturesSource : National Allergy Bureau CONDITIONS TODAY AIR QUALITY INDEX POLLEN INDEX WEATHER HISTORY WEATHER TRIVIA’ PORT CHARLOTTE SEBRING VENICE728394968681Air Quality Index readings as of SaturdayMain pollutant: OzonePunta Gorda through 2 p.m. Saturday Sebring through 2 p.m. Saturday Venice through 2 p.m. Saturday24 hours through 2 p.m. Sat. 0.00Ž Month to date 1.15Ž Normal month to date 1.47Ž Year to date 4.32Ž Normal year to date 8.98Ž Record 0.67Ž (2013) 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sat. 0.00Ž 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sat. 0.00Ž Month to date 0.37Ž Normal month to date 1.90Ž Year to date 2.49Ž Normal year to date 10.39Ž Record 0.67Ž (2013) High/Low 90/65 Normal High/Low 85/62 Record High 93 (1982) Record Low 48 (1974) High/Low 87/68 High/Low 86/68 Normal High/Low 82/62 Record High 90 (1996) Record Low 49 (1956)Pollen Index readings as of Saturday MONTHLY RAINFALLMonth 2018 2017 Avg. Record/Year J an. 1.98 0.88 1.80 9.93/2016 Feb. 0.66 0.94 2.52 11.05/1983 Mar. 0.53 0.80 3.28 9.26/1970 Apr. 1.15 1.59 2.03 5.80/1994 May 2.74 2.50 9.45/1991 J un. 14.79 8.92 23.99/1974 J ul. 9.02 8.22 14.22/1995 Aug. 13.12 8.01 15.60/1995 Sep. 12.46 6.84 14.03/1979 Oct. 2.54 2.93 10.88/1995 Nov. 0.44 1.91 5.53/2002 Dec. 1.04 1.78 6.83/2002 Y ear 4.32 60.36 50.74 (since 1931) T otals are from a 24-hour period ending at 5 p.m. City Hi Lo W Hi Lo W FLORIDA CITIES Today Mon.Apalachicola 76 69 t 78 61 pc Bradenton 84 70 c 82 71 t Clearwater 83 70 c 81 71 t Coral Springs 83 73 t 84 72 t Daytona Beach 76 66 t 80 67 t Fort Lauderdale 83 73 t 83 72 t Fort Myers 89 72 c 87 74 t Gainesville 78 67 c 79 65 t Jacksonville 72 65 t 78 64 t Key Largo 82 76 pc 82 75 t Key West 85 75 pc 85 74 c Lakeland 83 67 t 83 67 t Melbourne 80 71 t 83 67 t Miami 83 74 t 84 72 t Naples 87 72 t 86 74 t Ocala 80 66 t 80 65 t Okeechobee 81 68 t 82 66 t Orlando 81 66 t 83 66 t Panama City 77 67 t 76 62 pc Pensacola 75 63 t 76 60 pc Pompano Beach 82 72 t 83 72 t St. Augustine 74 68 c 76 66 t St. Petersburg 86 68 c 83 70 t Sarasota 85 67 c 82 70 t Tallahassee 77 65 c 80 58 t Tampa 86 71 c 82 70 t Vero Beach 80 69 t 83 68 t West Palm Beach 81 70 t 83 68 t Punta 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 TIDES MARINEPossible weather-related delays today. Check with your airline for the most updated schedules. Hi/Lo Outlook Delays AIRPORTToday 8:06p 4:04a ----Mon. 1:30p 5:19a 9:48p 4:05p Today 6:43p 2:20a ----Mon. 12:07p 3:35a 8:25p 2:21p Today 5:13p 1:08a ----Mon. 10:43a 2:16a 7:38p 1:23p Today 8:38p 4:33a ----Mon. 2:02p 5:48a 10:20p 4:34p Today 4:58p 12:59a ----Mon. 10:22a 2:14a 6:40p 1:00p SE 7-14 1-3 Light ESE 8-16 2-4 ModerateFt. Myers 89/72 cloudy all day Punta Gorda 90/65 cloudy afternoon Sarasota 85/67 cloudy all day The Sun Rise Set The Moon Rise Set 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. SUN AND MOON SOLUNAR TABLEForecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 2018First Apr 22 Full Apr 29 Last May 7 New May 15 Today 12:53 p.m. 1:49 a.m. Monday 1:56 p.m. 2:42 a.m. Today 6:58 a.m. 7:56 p.m. Monday 6:57 a.m. 7:57 p.m. Today 12:02a 6:20a 12:34p 6:49p Mon. 1:03a 7:18a 1:32p 7:46p Tue. 1:57a 8:11a 2:24p 8:38p Monterrey 88/64 Chihuahua 84/52 Los Angeles 80/57 Washington 64/49 New York 62/43 Miami 83/74 Atlanta 64/57 Detroit 62/40 Houston 75/55 Kansas City 61/47 Chicago 59/40 Minneapolis 62/40 El Paso 81/60 Denver 64/36 Billings 62/37 San Francisco 71/52 Seattle 59/42 Toronto 56/34 Montreal 55/32 Winnipeg 66/40 Ottawa 56/31 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 WWeather (W): s -sunny, pc -partly cloudy, c -cloudy, sh -showers, t -thunderstorms, r -rain, sf -snow flurries, sn -snow, i -ice. THE NATION Cold Warm Stationary Showers T-storms Rain Flurries Snow IceShown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day. Fronts Precipitation -10s-0s0s10s20s30s40s50s60s70s80s90s100s110sU.S. ExtremesPublication date: 04/22/18 Today Mon. Today Mon. Today Mon. Today Mon.Albuquerque 73 51 s 79 52 c Anchorage 49 41 c 50 39 r Atlanta 64 57 sh 66 56 r Baltimore 61 43 pc 68 45 s Billings 62 37 pc 46 31 sn Birmingham 66 60 r 70 55 r Boise 67 39 pc 68 45 pc Boston 55 40 s 56 41 s Buffalo 58 37 s 64 46 s Burlington, VT 54 33 s 62 42 pc Charleston, WV 71 48 pc 66 47 r Charlotte 70 52 pc 62 54 r Chicago 59 40 pc 59 45 s Cincinnati 66 50 c 62 50 sh Cleveland 58 44 s 67 48 pc Columbia, SC 72 57 pc 66 61 r Columbus, OH 67 48 pc 69 50 pc Concord, NH 59 30 s 64 37 s Dallas 69 49 s 74 53 pc Denver 64 36 s 68 30 t Des Moines 63 44 pc 65 46 c Detroit 62 40 s 68 48 s Duluth 60 40 pc 64 43 pc Fairbanks 48 31 s 54 31 pc Fargo 63 44 pc 64 43 pc Hartford 61 34 s 65 36 s Helena 60 37 pc 51 29 sn Honolulu 83 73 pc 83 72 pc Houston 75 55 pc 78 54 pc Indianapolis 65 48 pc 64 51 r Jackson, MS 72 53 t 69 53 c Kansas City 61 47 r 62 48 c Knoxville 67 52 pc 66 51 r Las Vegas 89 68 s 93 70 s Los Angeles 80 57 s 78 56 pc Louisville 68 53 pc 63 53 r Memphis 65 56 r 67 55 sh Milwaukee 51 37 pc 52 41 s Minneapolis 62 40 pc 66 44 pc Montgomery 70 62 t 74 57 r Nashville 63 54 r 66 52 r New Orleans 77 59 t 76 61 pc New York City 62 43 s 62 44 s Norfolk, VA 63 49 s 58 54 pc Oklahoma City 61 47 pc 69 44 pc Omaha 62 43 pc 67 46 c Philadelphia 65 43 s 68 46 s Phoenix 94 69 s 96 72 s Pittsburgh 64 47 s 68 47 pc Portland, ME 55 35 s 58 40 s Portland, OR 65 43 pc 74 55 s Providence 60 38 s 61 38 s Raleigh 70 47 s 63 50 r Salt Lake City 75 53 s 68 45 t St. Louis 62 51 sh 60 50 c San Antonio 77 56 s 83 58 pc San Diego 72 56 pc 72 56 pc San Francisco 71 52 s 74 52 s Seattle 59 42 pc 70 47 s Washington, DC 64 49 pc 69 51 pc Amsterdam 75 50 t 60 50 pc Baghdad 79 59 t 82 60 s Beijing 61 53 c 66 50 pc Berlin 73 54 pc 69 48 t Buenos Aires 79 64 c 76 63 pc Cairo 78 60 pc 80 63 s Calgary 49 28 c 52 30 s Cancun 86 75 pc 88 73 pc Dublin 56 44 sh 57 45 r Edmonton 49 25 pc 55 32 s Halifax 47 33 c 52 38 s Kiev 63 46 pc 61 45 pc London 71 46 pc 61 51 pc Madrid 76 55 pc 79 55 pc Mexico City 80 59 pc 77 57 pc Montreal 55 32 s 61 39 s Ottawa 56 31 s 63 38 s Paris 79 53 pc 67 47 pc Regina 57 34 pc 52 30 c Rio de Janeiro 84 70 s 85 71 s Rome 72 53 s 73 54 pc St. Johns 44 27 pc 43 28 pc San Juan 85 76 pc 84 75 sh Sydney 75 64 pc 76 64 pc Tokyo 79 61 s 71 61 c Toronto 56 34 s 57 40 s Vancouver 56 38 s 61 44 pc Winnipeg 66 40 pc 57 33 pcHigh ................. 90 at Immokalee, FLLow ......... 16 at West Yellowstone, MT(For the 48 contiguous states yesterday)73April 22 marks the latest ever that the temperature dropped to freezing in Baltimore, Md. Q: What name is given to the tornado-prone area of the central U.S.?A: Tornado alley. Port Charlotte Tampa Bradenton Englewood Fort Myers Myakka City Punta Gorda Lehigh Acres Hull Arcadia 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 Sanibel Bonita Springs Shown is todays weather. Temperatures are todays highs and tonights lows. North Port 88/68 84/67 86/67 86/68 83/68 84/68 84/67 83/66 85/67 86/71 84/70 83/72 84/69 89/72 87/68 90/65 87/68 88/67 87/67 84/67 83/67 84/67 86/69 86/68 85/68 82/71 83/69 84/69 87/67 84/69 83/69 84/67 85/67 83/70 82/71 86/70 87/70 87/68 WEATHER/FROM PAGE ONE during the nearly two-hour service. After he spoke, Jeb Bush walked over to his father, and hugged him and kissed him on the cheek. Presidential historian Jon Meacham, who wrote a 2015 biography on the former president, recalled Barbara Bushs devotion to her husband of 73 years, noting former George H.W. Bush. is the only boy she ever kissed.Ž Theirs was the longest marriage of any other presidential couple. One of just two “rst ladies to have a child elected president, Barbara Bush was widely admired for her plainspoken style and was known as the EnforcerŽ in her family, the glue who kept the high-powered clan together. Meacham said it was Barbara Bushs quick tongue that made her so popular, along with her work promoting literacy and bringing awareness to AIDS patients. Barbara Bush was the “rst lady of the greatest generation,Ž Meacham said during his eulogy. The couples family, including their “ve children, 17 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, played a prominent role in the service. Granddaughters offered readings, some their voices shaky with emotion, while their eight grandsons were pallbearers. The Bush family was seated in front of the church. Nearby, two other former presidents „ Bill Clinton and Barack Obama „ along with their wives and current “rst lady Melania Trump were seated in the same pew. The invitation-only service was also attended by former ambassadors, members of Congress, sports stars and Houston business owners. A eulogy was also given by Barbara Bushs longtime friend, Susan Baker, wife of former Secretary of State James A. Baker III, who said Bush „ the wife of the 41st president of the U.S. and mother of the 43rd „ was the secret sauce of this extraordinary family.Ž As the funeral ended, George H.W. Bush was pushed in his wheelchair by his son George W. Bush as they followed the casket out of the churchs cavernous sanctuary, which had been adorned with sprays of yellow garden roses, yellow snap dragons and antique hydrangeas. They stopped along the way to shake hands, as mourners sang Joyful, joyful, we adore thee,Ž which Barbara Bush had requested as the “nal song. She died on Tuesday, with her husband by her side, at their home in Houston. She was 92. The burial will be held at her husbands presidential library at Texas A&M University, about 100 miles northwest of Houston. Hundreds of people lined both sides of the street near the campus ahead of the service. The burial site is in a gated plot surrounded by trees and near a creek where the couples 3-year-old daughter, Robin, who died of leukemia in 1953, is buried. Other guests at the funeral included former Rep. Gabby Giffords and her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, and professional golfer Phil Mickelson, along with Karl Rove, and other former White House staff. Many were seen embracing in the church before the service on a gray, cloudy day as ”ags were ”own at half-mast. President Donald Trump did not attend to avoid security disruptions and out of respect for the Bush family and friends attending the service,Ž according to the White House. He said his thoughts were with the family. Melania Trump issued a statement after the funeral saying it was an honor to give her respects to a fearlessŽ “rst lady, adding: Today the world paid tribute to a woman of indisputable character and grace.Ž On Friday, more than 6,200 people visited the Houston church during a public viewing. Many of the women wore the former “rst ladys favorite color, blue, and trademark pearls. George H.W. Bush was so moved by how many people had lined up Friday to pay their “nal respects to his wife that he decided to go. From his wheelchair, he spent about 15 minutes shaking hands with people who had come.BARBARAFROM PAGE 1 Accompanied by his wife, Hillary Clinton,left, former President Bill Clinton arrives at St. Martins Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former rst lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, in Houston. Former President Barack Obama and former rst lady Michelle Obama greet rst lady Melania Trump at St. Martins Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former rst lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, in Houston. Former President George H. W. Bush greets the mourners with his daughter Dorothy DoroŽ Bush Koch during the visitation for former rst lady Barbara Bush at St. Martins Episcopal Church Friday, in Houston. Barbara Bush died on April 17, at the age of 92. AP PHOTOSThe hearse carrying the casket of former rst lady Barbara Bush leaves after a funeral service at St. Martins Episcopal Church, Saturday, in Houston.


The Sun /Sunday, April 22, 2018 Page 3 ALMANAC Today is Sunday, April 22, the 112th day of 2018. There are 253 days left in the year. Today in history On April 22, 1898, with the United States and Spain on the verge of war, the U.S. Navy began blockading Cuban ports. Congress authorized creation of the 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry, also known as the Rough Riders.Ž On this date In 1864 Congress authorized the use of the phrase In God We TrustŽ on U.S. coins. In 1889 the Oklahoma Land Rush began at noon as thousands of homesteaders staked claims. In 1938 45 workers were killed in a coal mine explosion at Keen Mountain in Buchanan County, Virginia. In 1952 an atomic test in Nevada became the first nuclear explosion shown on live network television as a 31-kiloton bomb was dropped from a B-50 Superfortress. In 1954 the publicly televised sessions of the Senate ArmyMcCarthy hearings began. In 1964 President Lyndon B. Johnson opened the New York Worlds Fair. In 1970 millions of Americans concerned about the environment observed the first Earth Day.Ž In 1993 the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum was dedicated in Washington, D.C. to honor victims of Nazi extermination. In 1994 Richard M. Nixon, the 37th president of the United States, died at a New York hospital four days after suffering a stroke; he was 81. Todays birthdays Actress Charlotte Rae is 92. Actress Estelle Harris is 90. Actor Jack Nicholson is 81. Singer Mel Carter is 79. Author Janet Evanovich is 75. Country singer Cleve Francis is 73. Movie director John Waters is 72. Singer Peter Frampton is 68. Comedian Byron Allen is 57. Actor Chris Makepeace is 54. Rock musician Fletcher Dragge is 52. Actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan is 52. Actress Sheryl Lee is 51. Actress-talk show host Sherri Shepherd is 51. Country singer Kellie Coffey is 47. Actor Eric Mabius is 47. Actor Ingo Rademacher is 47. Rock musician Shavo Odadjian (System of a Down) is 44. Bible verse For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged; and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again,Ž „ Matthew 7:2. God has His own way of balancing out the scales of life though we may never be permitted to view the final reading NEW YORK (AP) „ Broadway is closed to traf“c for two Manhattan miles. On Saturday, 30 blocks of the Great White Way was open only to pedestrians and bicycles from Times Square down to Union Square. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., city of“cials invited pedestrians and bikers to join the fun and games marking global Earth Day, which falls on Sunday. In a part of New York normally “lled with car fumes and noise, music and dance mixed with “tness classes and educational activities about a sustainable, healthy environment. In addition to carfree Broadway, the city closed down parts of St. Nicholas Avenue in Harlem, Montague Street in Brooklyn, Shore Boulevard and Woodside Avenue in Queens, and Eagle Avenue in the Bronx.ODD NEWS Its true! Broadway is traffic-free for 2 Manhattan miles PFFTSHAKEUPADENONO ELIETONNEAUPINCHRAN PULLUPSTAKESESCALADE SELLSTOPSHOAGIETIP SEVENSPICKUPSTEAM NOSTRILAGENTSHAW UNEASEICONATERIGHT NATLWALKONWATERNOOR TECRISKEGADPETRI LOOSETEAPIEBESOTS ATMDEADONARRIVALPOT YOUSEEDEWSALTMINE MOSESSHOEACAISIE ALIESTANDINLINESCAT NECKTIESSKIDLOSERS TERPMILANFLIESTO PUTONNOTICEIDEALS IPASOURCEICANEASYA TOSSESTORUNINCIRCLES ANTIRIOTUNTAKENURLS SEEPRFSNOONERSESPNANSWERS to crosswordNATIONAL NEWS/FROM PAGE ONEhis daughter in his lap,Ž Simon said. Youre not supposed to die that way.Ž Meles loved ones started a GoFundMe page to help raise money for a funeral and to support his wife and daughter. Meles Facebook page was “lled with photos of his daughter and said he was a manager at an AT&T store. Police con“rmed that a bystander reported a man „ who turned out to be Jackson „ for disruptive behavior several hours before the stabbing. According to the bystander, a man was yelling on the promenade not far from the beachside restaurant about three hours before the attack. Patrol of“cers were out on other calls so command center staff monitored the man via a pier security camera system for more than 20 minutes before deciding he didnt seem to be a threat, police said. Police are asking anyone who spoke with Jackson during that time to contact investigators. The killing prompted the Ventura City Council to increase police patrols in the area and add staff members to monitor security cameras, among other measures. We are extremely disheartened and infuriated by this criminal attack,Ž Mayor Neal Andrews said in a statement. We will not tolerate this in our community. Nothing is more important than the safety of our visitors, residents and businesses.Ž If convicted, Jackson faces up to 55 years in prison. According to online court records, he has prior convictions for burglary and unlawful sexual intercourse dating back to the 1990s.ATTACKFROM PAGE 1of the International Monetary Fund, is in, as are House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky was invited, but his of“ce said he is unable to attend. In a break with tradition, Trump invited no Democratic members of Congress or journalists, said a White House of“cial who was not authorized to discuss the arrangements. But at least one Democrat will be in the crowd: the of“ce of Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards con“rmed his attendance. Approximately 150 guests will take their seats in the State Dining Room on Tuesday, making for a more intimate affair than those held by President Barack Obama. Obamas guest lists numbered into the hundreds, requiring that the event be held in a tented pavilion erected on the South Lawn because no room in the White House can accommodate that many people. Most of the responsibility for executing a ”awless celebration falls to the “rst lady and her staff, including such key details as what is served (Trump likes wedge salads and chocolate cake) and poured into glasses (Trump wine?), who sits next to whom, who performs after dinner and what the decor looks like. One big moment is the “rst glimpse of the “rst lady in her gown. Fashion details are kept secret until the “rst couple steps on to the North Portico on Tuesday night to welcome their dinner guests. Former “rst lady Michelle Obama often used state dinners to showcase the talent of up-and-coming designers. Some designers have cited Trumps politics in refusing to dress the current “rst lady, a former model. Still, a likely choice would be Dior, the French design house whose fashions Mrs. Trump often wears, or Herve Pierre, the French-American who designed her inaugural gown and other looks. The last time a Republican president hosted his French counterpart was November 2007 when President George W. Bush welcomed the newly divorced Nicolas Sarkozy. More than 100 guests feasted on lobster bisque, lamb with tomato fondue, green beans and sweet potato casserole, salad and dessert served in the State Dining Room. Among the guests were major league baseball pitcher Tom Glavine, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, French chef Guy Savoy and several Louisiana politicians. After dinner, guests strolled down the hall to the East Room to watch performers in the roles of Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette, the Frenchman who served on Washingtons staff in the Continental Army. Sarkozy toured Mount Vernon the following day. When Macrons limousine “rst pulls up the White House driveway on Tuesday morning, Trump, the “rst lady, White House and administration of“cials, and hundreds of invited guests will be waiting on the South Lawn. The pomp“lled arrival ceremony is for the man who became the youngest president in French history when he was elected in 2017 at age 39 on his “rst run for of“ce. The visit also offers Macron his “rst Oval Of“ce meeting and a joint White House news conference with Trump. Theres also a State Department lunch hosted by Vice President Mike Pence before Macron and his wife arrive for the state dinner. The Trump-Macron relationship appeared to get off to a bumpy start with a white-knuckler of a handshake when the political novices met for the “rst time at a NATO summit in Brussels last May. But Macron likely sealed the bond after Trump accepted his invitation to attend the annual Bastille Day military parade in the center of Paris in July. Macron and his wife also took Trump and the “rst lady on a tour of Napoleons tomb and whisked them up into the Eiffel Tower for dinner overlooking the City of Light. The experience led Trump to order up a military parade for downtown Washington later this year. But the two part company on some signi“cant issues, including the Paris climate accord, which Trump withdrew the U.S. from last year, and the Iran-nuclear deal, another multinational agreement that Trump is itching to pull out of. The president did successfully rally Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May, with whom Trump has sparred, to mount a joint military operation against Syria in response to an apparent chemical attack this month that killed Syrian civilians. Macron still worries about Trumps desire to remove U.S. troops from Syria. An art lover who speaks good English, Macron is known to watch what he eats. Yet he told reporters at an agricultural fair in Paris in February that I drink wine at lunch and dinner.Ž Discerning his tastes, including likes and dislikes, even allergies, is one of the “rst things the White House tries to pin down for all guests, said Bernard. Mrs. Trumps social secretary, Rickie Niceta, came aboard last year after two decades of event planning for a caterer whose clients included the White House, the State Department and several embassies, in addition to working on the past “ve presidential inaugurations, including Trumps. The “rst lady, who speaks French, also has experienced hands running the kitchen, pastry shop and ”orists lair. All three women helped execute more than a dozen state dinners for Obama. Trump owns hotels, including one near the White House, and knows about good hospitality. Bernard recalled that, just as invitations were about to go out for the 2014 dinner for then-French President Francois Hollande, news broke that Hollande and his longtime girlfriend had abruptly split. Mrs. Obamas staff anxiously sought clarity on whether Hollande would bring another date. He didnt, and Bernard dealt with the awkwardness of the situation by seating Hollande between the two Obamas.DINNERFROM PAGE 1 The US get-tough trade approach was roundly criticized by many countries at the “nance meetings but Mnuchin insisted that the United States was not trying to provoke a global trade war but simply achieving a more fair system for American workers. While the administrations America First approach rankled other nations, Mnuchin did announce a change in position with the World Bank, one of several multilateral institutions that Trump of“cials have criticized in the past. Last year, the administration said it was opposed to what would be the “rst increase in the World Banks capital resources since 2010. But on Saturday, Mnuchin said the United States had dropped its opposition and would support the increase as part of a package of lending reforms. The proposal would provide the World Bank with a $13 billion increase in its lending resources. Both the World Bank and IMF held meetings of their policy committees on Saturday. In a closing communique, the IMF expressed concerns that the rising trade tensions could dim what at the moment are bright prospects for the global economy, which is expected to grow this year at the fastest pace since 2011. Trade tensions are not to the bene“t of anyone,Ž said Lesetja Kganyago, who leads the policymaking committee and is governor of the South African Reserve Bank. If there is a trade con”ict, there could never be winners. We could all only be losers.Ž On Friday, Mnuchin had called on the IMF to do more to police countries running large trade surpluses, a role that has traditionally been left to the Genevabased World Trade Organization. While many IMF member countries would object to such a broadening of the IMFs powers, the “nal communique did state, We will work together to reduce excessive global imbalances in a way that supports global growth.Ž The communique did not spell out how this would be accomplished. The IMF communique did list a series of threats to the current global upturn and “nance of“cials pledged to work cooperatively. In his speech to the IMFs policy committee Saturday, Yi Gang, the head of Chinas central bank, said that global growth could be hurt by an escalation of trade frictions caused by unilateral actions,Ž an obvious reference to Americas threatened tariffs against China.TRADEFROM PAGE 1 WEST PALM BEACH „ President Donald Trump said Saturday that he doesnt expect Michael Cohen, his longtime personal lawyer and “xer, to ”ipŽ as the government investigates Cohens business dealings. Trump, in a series of tweets “red off from Florida on the morning of former “rst lady Barbara Bushs funeral, accused The New York Times and one of its reporters of going out of their way to destroy Michael Cohen and his relationship with me in the hope that he will ”ipŽ „ a term that can mean cooperating with the government in exchange for leniency. Most people will ”ip if the Government lets them out of trouble,Ž even if it means lying or making up stories,Ž Trump said, before adding: Sorry, I dont see Michael doing that despite the horrible Witch Hunt and the dishonest media!Ž The FBI raided Cohens home, of“ce and hotel room earlier this month looking for evidence of fraud as they conduct a criminal investigation. That included records related to payments Cohen made in 2016 to adult “lm star Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal, both of whom allege having had sexual encounters with Trump, people familiar with the raid have told The Associated Press. Prosecutors have said theyre investigating Cohens personal business dealings but havent said what crime they believe he may have committed. Cohens lawyers have called the raid an assault on attorney-client privilege and Trump has said it was an attack on our country. In the tweets, sent shortly after he arrived at one of his Florida golf courses, Trump accused the newspaper of using non-existent sourcesŽ in a Friday story about the relationship between Trump and Cohen, who has said he would take a bulletŽ for his boss. The story quoted several people on the record. Trump also lashed out personally at one of the storys writers, calling reporter Maggie Haberman third rateŽ and claiming he has nothing to do withŽ her. Trump later deleted and reposted the tweets correcting the spelling of Habermans name. Haberman is widely seen as one of the most diligent reporters covering the president and is known to speak with him often. The Times responded on Twitter, saying it stood by the story and praising Haberman, who was part of the team that just won a Pulitzer Prize for its reporting on Trump. The tweets came as the rest of the country was preparing for the funeral of Mrs. Bush. The president chose not to go to the Houston service, but “rst lady Melania Trump attended. Trump tweeted that he would watch from Florida.Trump says he doesnt think personal lawyer will flipBy JILL COLVINASSOCIATED PRESS AP FILE PHOTOMichael Cohen


Page 4 The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 WORLD NEWSSEOUL, South Korea „ Kim Jong Uns suspension of North Korean nuclear tests has strings attached. The leaders statement at a ruling party meeting Friday includes a pledge to seek a favorableŽ international environment for economic development so that he can put the economy on an upward spiral track.Ž That builds on his 2012 vow to ensure that North Koreans would not have to tighten their beltsŽ any longer. It also means he is seeking the help of other countries for developing his economy, including the lifting of trade, “nancial and energy sanctions that hardened every time North Korea detonated a nuclear bomb. Skepticism prevails on whether North Korea could emulate the kind of economic success that South Korea has achieved. And history has shown that overseas investors can suffer with no recourse if they fail in their risk assessment. Yet North Korea is viewed as a wild card and frontier market that could offer rewards for the business community because of its central location in a booming region encompassing China, Japan and South Korea. Everything about North Korea spells potential,Ž said Kim Young-hui, a North Korean defector studying at Seouls government-owned Korea Development Bank. North Korea can be a bridge linking the peninsula to as far as Europe via China. Imagine how much cargo could ”ow on that Asian highway.Ž North Korea has struggled to revive its economy since a famine in the mid-1990s, while South Korea has taken off as an economic powerhouse. The Songun, or military-“rst policy, charted by Kims father, Kim Jong Il, also dried up economic resources that otherwise would have bene“ted the economy. China has been hoarding the rare earths and other minerals in North Korea. Estimated to be worth as much as $6 trillion, North Koreas reserves of gold, copper, zinc, coal, magnesite and molybdenite could attract buyers from countries other than China, allowing Kim to diversify his sources of income if he opens up his country. (In 2013 Kim executed his uncle, Jang Song Thaek, on charges that included selling precious underground resources for dirt-cheap prices.Ž) The nation of 25 million also provides a labor force that remains largely untapped. South Korea has shown that a business model combining its capital and know-how with North Korean labor can work when it ran an industrial park in the North Korean border city of Gaeseong. That complex closed in 2016 during military tensions. The challenge of educating North Koreans with Western business practices and technology remains daunting for any investors who may want to start similar projects. North Koreas isolation has essentially rendered South Korea as an island in the world of commerce. If it opens, it could win transportation fees by allowing South Korea to export its goods to the rest of the world by land. South Korean President Moon Jae-in, set to meet with Kim next Friday, has already suggested that his country could receive gas supplies from Russia through North Korea while cargo ”ows to Europe. That would mean building roads and other infrastructure in North Korea. Much about North Koreas economic development is easier said than done. Kims promise to stop nuclear tests is a far cry from U.S. and South Korean demands that all nuclear programs be rolled back. Kim has said nuclear arms safeguard his regime. It took China, a role model for North Korea, more than two decades to accelerate its growth after Deng Xiaoping decided to open up the country. And he didnt have to worry about the survival of his nation. Kim on the other hand fears for the lack of a nuclear deterrent „ and for a ”ow of information that could turn his people against him.Kim shifts focus to economy as NKorea ditches nuclear testsBy SAM KIMBLOOMBERG NEWSNEW DELHI „ Indias government on Saturday approved of the death penalty for people convicted of raping children under 12, responding to widespread outrage over the recent rape and killing of a young girl and other attacks on children. An order was approved by Prime Minister Narendra Modis Cabinet and was being sent to the president for his approval, the Press Trust of India news agency reported. It will require the approval of Parliament within six months to become law. But in the meantime, suspects can be prosecuted under the order. The move follows widespread outrage over the recent rape and killing of an 8-year-old girl in Indias Jammu-Kashmir state, the alleged rape of a girl by a ruling party lawmaker in Uttar Pradesh state and several other rape cases involving girls in the country. Many protesters expressed particular anger at Indias ruling Hindu nationalist party for initially siding with the accused in the Kashmir case. The young victim was a Muslim and the accused are Hindus. A total of at least nine suspects, including a lawmaker from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and four police of“cials, have been arrested in the Kashmir and Uttar Pradesh cases. Violent crime against women has been on the rise in India despite tough laws enacted in 2013. In 2012, the fatal gang rape of a young woman in New Delhi triggered massive protests by hundreds of thousands to demand stricter rape laws in the country. The government enacted laws doubling prison terms for rapists to 20 years and criminalizing voyeurism, stalking and the traf“cking of women. Indian lawmakers also voted to lower to 16 from 18 the age at which a person can be tried as an adult for heinous crimes. Abha Singh, a lawyer, said the governments move Saturday would deter men from committing crimes against women. But she urged the government to set a time frame for bringing suspects to justice. Indian courts are notorious for massive delays, with more than 30 million cases pending. She said that the conviction rate in rape cases in India was only 28 percent, implying that 72 out of 100 suspects are going unpunished.ŽIndia approves death penalty for rape of young childrenTHE ASSOCIATED PRESS AP FILE PHOTOIn this April 17, 2018 le photo, egies hang on nooses with the words, from left to right, hang the guilty in the Unnao rape case,Ž Hang the guilty in the Kathua rape case,Ž and hang the guilty in the Surat rape case,Ž referring to recent cases and allegations of rape, during a protest in Ahmadabad, India. Indias government has decided to prescribe the death penalty for people convicted of raping girls under the age of 12 to combat an increase in crimes against women. BEIRUT „ Chemical weapons inspectors collected samples from Syrias Douma on Saturday, two weeks after a suspected gas attack there followed by retaliatory strikes by Western powers on the Syrian governments chemical facilities. The site visit, con“rmed by the Organization of the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, would allow the agency to proceed with an independent investigation to determine what chemicals, if any, were used in the April 7 attack that medical workers said killed more than 40 people. Douma was the “nal target of the governments sweeping campaign to seize back control of the eastern Ghouta suburbs of Damascus from rebels after seven years of revolt. Militants gave up the town days after the alleged attack. The U.S., France, and Britain blamed the President Bashar Assads government for the attack, and struck suspected Syrian chemical weapons facilities one week later. The Syrian government and its ally Russia denied responsibility for the attack. OPCW inspectors arrived in Damascus just hours before the April 15 strikes but were delayed from visiting the site until Saturday, leading Western of“cials and Syrian activists to accuse Russia and the Syrian government of staging a cover-up. I wont “nd any hope in my heart until the Assad regime is held accountable and eradicated from government in Syria,Ž said Bilal Abou Salah, a Douma media activist who left the town after the government takeover. He said he feared Russian and Syrian government personnel destroyed potential evidence in the two weeks since the alleged attack. The OPCW said in a statement that it visited one of the sitesŽ in Douma to collect samples for analysis at agencydesignated laboratories, adding it would consider future steps including another possible visit to Douma.Ž It said the mission will draft a report based on the “ndings, as well other information and materials collected by the team.Ž The OPCW mission is not mandated to apportion to blame for the attack. A U.N. security team had scouted Douma on Tuesday to see if it was safe for weapons inspectors to visit. The team came under small arms and explosives “re, leading the agency to delay its mission. Journalists visiting Douma the previous day, escorted by government minders, experienced no security issues. Russian ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said the delays to the OPCW team were unacceptable,Ž in a statement Saturday. Douma is just minutes away from Damascus, where the OPCW team is based. Images emerging from Douma in the hours after the attack showed lifeless bodies collapsed in crowded rooms, some with foam around their noses and mouths. Abou Salah entered one of the buildings affected by the alleged gas attack the following day and took footage of a yellow cylinder with a gas valve on the top ”oor. He said it had crashed through the roof and showed a gash in the ceiling where it purportedly came through. His assertions could not be independently veri“ed. But the cylinder looked like others identi“ed by the international NGO Human Rights Watch at other locations of chlorine gas attacks attributed to the government in 2016. Raed Saleh, the head of the Syrian Civil Defense search-and-rescue group, also known as the White Helmets, told The Associated Press on Wednesday that his organization had shared the coordinates of the graves of April 7 victims with the OPCW, so that inspectors could take biological samples. Civil Defense workers evacuated Douma after the attack, fearing persecution by the security services of the government. The government says the group is a terrorist organization. The group, which operates in opposition areas only, maintains a strong position against Assad. Thousands of people „ rebels and civilians „ left Douma on buses to north Syria in the days after the attack, believing they could not live under government authority after it retook the town. North Syria is divided between opposition, Turkish, and al-Qaida control. The evacuations were the latest in a string of population transfers around the Syrian capital that have displaced more than 60,000 people as the government reconsolidates control after seven years of civil war. U.N. of“cials and human rights groups say the evacuations amount to a forced population displacement that may be a war crime. On Saturday, rebels began evacuating three towns in the eastern Qalamoun region in the Damascus countryside, state TV reported. State-run Al-Ikhbariya TV said 35 buses left the towns of Ruhaiba, Jayroud, and al-Nasriya carrying hundreds of rebels and their families to opposition territory in north Syria. The station said there could be 3,200 rebels leaving three towns on Saturday. It said the evacuations would continue for three days. Syrian government forces will take over the towns once the departures are complete.Samples collected from Syria siteASSOCIATED PRESS AP FILE PHOTOKim Jong Un LONDON (AP) „ Irelands premier has urged his country to show compassion as he launched a campaign to overturn some of Europes strictest abortion rules. Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said Saturday that Irelands May 25 referendum on whether to lift a constitutional ban on most abortions is an opportunity to put compassion at the center of our laws.Ž He said the current restrictions do not prevent abortions. Abortion in largely Catholic Ireland is legal only in rare cases when a womans life is in danger. Thousands of Irish women travel each year to get abortions in neighboring Britain. Voters will be asked whether they want to retain or repeal the constitutional ban. If its repealed, parliament would be responsible for creating new abortion laws.Irish premier launches bid to overturn abortion restrictionsSANAA, Yemen „ Unidenti“ed armed men shot dead a humanitarian aid worker in Yemens southwestern province of Taiz early Saturday, the International Committee of the Red Cross said. Hanna Lahoud of Lebanon, who was in charge of the ICRCs detention program in Yemen, was shot at while on his way to visit a prison. He was rushed to hospital but died from his wounds. Other staff members accompanying him were unharmed, the ICRC said in a statement. Yemeni security of“cials said Lahoud was killed in the district of al-Dabab which is under the control of forces loyal to the internationally recognized government of Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi. They said he suffered at least four gunshot wounds before being carried to the hospital where he died. The of“cials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief the media. We condemn this brutal and apparently deliberate attack on a dedicated humanitarian worker,Ž the ICRCs Middle East Director Robert Mardini said. The United Nations also condemned the unjusti“edŽ killing of Lahoud. Parties to the con”ict are obliged under international humanitarian law to do everything possible to protect civilians and ensure they have the assistance they need to survive,Ž U.N. Human Coordinator for Yemen Lise Grande said. Yemeni of“cials said an investigation would be held into the incident, according to a statement by the Ministry of Local Administration. Yemen has been embroiled in a civil war since March 2015 pitting a Saudi-led coalition backing Hadis government against Shiite rebels, known as Houthis. The stalemated war has created the worlds worst humanitarian crisis, with more than 22.2 million Yemenis in need of assistance.Red Cross says shooting in Yemen kills stafferBy AHMED AL-HAJTHE ASSOCIATED PRESS TOM HONAN/PA VIA APIrish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, center, poses with banners during an event to support a yes vote for the 8th Amendment, in Dublin.


The Sun /Sunday, April 22, 2018 Page 5 Name That CompanyI trace my roots back to 1985, when my founder began building his business via a wire and plastic products company. You may not know my name, but youve probably heard of some companies Ive gobbled up, such as J. Walter Thompson, Ogilvy & Mather, Hill & Knowlton, Burson-Marsteller and Young & Rubicam. (There are hundreds of others under my roof.) Today, based in London, Im the world leader in advertising and communications services, with a market value recently near $20 billion and with some 3,000 offices in 112 countries. I bill more than $70 billion annually. Who am I?Think you know the answer? Well announce it in next weeks edition. prefer sinking prices.Ž Its always best to buy into healthy and growing companies when their stocks are trading at fair or depressed prices „ and bargains abound in bear markets. Why hope to buy shares of a company you admire at $30 and then $40 after it rises, when youd do better buying at $30 and $20? If you plan to buy coffee for the next 25 years, 10 years of falling coffee prices would be welcome, right? (Unless you run a coffee plantation, of course.) One effective way to build your wealth is to invest money regularly, over many years. Many patient investors have amassed great fortunes over the long run, while those trying to get rich quick in stocks are just gambling and often dont do well. The media usually treats big or sustained drops in the stock market as only bad and as a good reason to panic. The only ones who should panic, though, are those who need to sell their holdings soon „ and they shouldnt even be invested in stocks. Its best to invest in stocks only with money you can leave in the market for five, or even 10, years.The Motley Fool TakeToying With ProfitsIt might be game over for toy retailer Toys R Us, which is undergoing liquidation as its business evaporates, but that doesnt mean that toy and game giant Hasbro (Nasdaq: HAS) is doomed, even though its stock is being dragged down by the news. Hasbro has multiple channels through which to sell its games and toys, and Toys R Us wasnt the companys biggest retailer. In 2017, Walmart, Toys R Us and Target were its three largest customers, accounting for 19 percent, 9 percent and 9 percent of global sales, respectively. Tie-ins with movies are one of many ways Hasbro is growing, thanks to the enduring popularity of franchises such as Star Wars, Transformers and Marvel superheroes, not to mention Hasbros continuing relationship with Disney. Meanwhile, Hasbros rivals are weakening. Mattels revenue has been shrinking over the past few years, and Hasbro is looking to acquire it. Hasbro has a track record of developing products that kids can relate to, and with its growing presence in the digital market, Hasbro ought to be able to capitalize on kids seeking online entertainment. Its brands include Nerf, My Little Pony, Transformers, Play-Doh, Monopoly and Magic: The Gathering. Recently trading near 52-week lows and sporting a 3 percent dividend yield, Hasbros stock is worth considering. (The Motley Fool owns shares of and has recommended Hasbro.) Ask the Fool My Dumbest InvestmentGreat Concepts Arent EnoughMy dumbest investment was in Solomon Technologies, a company making innovative electric motors. It was an exciting concept, but I lost all the money I invested. „ D.A., online The Fool Responds: When investing, an exciting concept isnt enough. A company should ideally offer growing revenue and profits, a healthy balance sheet (meaning little debt and ample cash to meet obligations and fuel growth), one or more sustainable competitive advantages, and trustworthy, capable management. In the case of Solomon Technologies, its visionary CEO ended up accused by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of defrauding investors through illegal trading. He subsequently left the company. Its always smart to research a company thoroughly before investing, but you can still end up surprised and burned on occasion. Thats why its important not to invest too many eggs in too few baskets. If your Solomon stake made up half your overall portfolios value, it would have been devastating, but if it was just a 10th or 20th of it, it would sting less. Many times, exciting companies you run across have not yet grown into profit-making enterprises and are worth avoiding. In one of Solomons filings with the SEC, it noted, We have never been profitable, and if we continue to lose money and do not achieve profitability soon, we may be unable to continue our business.Ž It also noted unpaid taxes and debts. Look Before You Buy LEAPSQWhat are LEAPS? „ H.B., Pueblo, ColoradoALong Term Equity Anticipation Securities (LEAPS) are long-term options. Standard options let you purchase the right to buy (via callŽ options) or sell (via putŽ options) a fixed number of shares of a stock at a fixed price within a fixed time period, typically a few months. LEAPS work the same way, but expire after more than a year.For example, if you think that PieMart (ticker: GOBBL), trading at $50 today, will soon be at $70, you might buy call options for $6 per share that let you buy the shares at $55. That will ultimately cost you $61 per share ($55 plus $6), netting you a $9-per-share profit „ but only if the stock hits your target before the expiration date. LEAPS, with their longer time frames, generally cost more than shorter-term options, but they can be more attractive as they give the underlying stock more time to move. Options are not for beginning investors, and many experienced investors steer clear, too. Learn more at and options-a-foolish-introduction.aspx .***QAre companies with lots of cash and no debt the best ones to invest in? „ G.D., onlineALots of cash does allow a company to take advantage of opportunities that arise, but too much cash can be unproductive and, arguably, even wasteful.Many successful companies will often keep small cash balances. They spend their cash for purposes such as paying dividends, expanding their businesses and acquiring other companies. If they suddenly need cash, they draw on their lines of credit. Meanwhile, a manageable amount of debt isnt necessarily bad. Indeed, if a company borrowed at a low rate and made great use of that money, its an effective strategy.Want more information about stocks? Send us an email tos SchoolThe Upside of Down MarketsThe stock market has been rather turbulent lately, making some investors nervous. No one can know for sure exactly what the stock market will do, especially in the short term. This is true, though: There will be occasional crashes and bear markets „ and many of us should actually be hoping for them. Why? Well, if you plan to be regularly investing money into the stock market over the next decade(s), a stagnant or sinking market is a good thing „ for now. As superinvestor Warren Buffett has explained: If you expect to be a net saver during the next five years, should you hope for a higher or lower stock market during that period? Many investors get this one wrong. ... Only those who will be sellers of (stocks) in the near future should be happy at seeing stocks rise. Prospective purchasers should much 2018 THE MOTLEY FOOL/DIST. BY ANDREWS MCMEEL SYNDICATION 4/19 LAST WEEKS TRIVIA ANSWERI trace my roots back to 1901, when a 21-year-old drew an engine meant to fit on a bicycle. Two years later, he and a friend produced it. One of my bikes topped 188 miles per gallon in 1908. By 1912 I was exporting to Japan and had more than 200 U.S. dealers. My motorcycles won lots of races over the years, and many were used by the military during wars. I sold leather jackets beginning in 1947. Today, based in Milwaukee, I sport a market value north of $7 billion. My ticker symbol is rather porcine. Who am I? (Answer: Harley-Davidson)Want to Invest? Email us at, and well send you some tips to start investing. Sorry, we cant provide individual financial advice. FOR ANSWERS, TURN TO PAGE 3PREPOSITION PROPOSITIONBY ALEX BAJCZ / EDITED BY WILL SHORTZ ACROSS1 Sound of a dud5 Personnel overhaul12 End of the block?15 Pitchers feat, slangily19 Peace activist Wiesel20 Rear seating compartment in old automobiles21 Replaced someone on a base23 Wagers for a gym exercise?25 Big name in luxury S.U.V.s26 Successfully persuades27 At the most28 Sub30 Opposite of stiff31 Figures on slots33 Bad thing to see under a trucks hood?35 Small breather?38 Customer-service worker40 Man and SupermanŽ playwright41 Anxious feeling42 Wastebasket or folder, maybe43 Avoided trans fats and refined sugars, say47 Part of NASA: Abbr.48 Unrecruited athletes bottleful?52 ____ al-Hussein (Jordanian royal)53 Private eye55 Word after flight or credit56 Zounds!Ž57 ____ dish58 Its not in the bag61 Intake in many an eating contest62 Makes drunk63 Certain note passer, for short64 Timely entrance?69 Kitty70 Heres the thing ƒŽ72 Lawn coating73 Grueling workplace, so tospeak75 Man first mentioned in Exodus 276 Something removed at a T.S.A. checkpoint78 Purple smoothie flavorer80 German youŽ81 Caught in ____82 Understudys delivery?85 Nonsense singing88 Closet rackful90 Suffer from a lockup91 Zeros93 Fight, fight, fight for Maryland!Ž singer, familiarly94 Duke of ____, character in The Two Gentlemen ofVeronaŽ96 Reaches by plane97 Scam alert?101 Paragons103 Hoppy brew104 Info provider105 Optimists credo106 What an A.P. class likely isnt110 Throws at112 Fight clubs?115 Serving to quell violent protests116 Free, as a seat117 Web links, briefly118 Trickle119 Certain baseball positions: Abbr.120 Lunchtime errands, e.g.121 ____ Classic (cable channel) DOWN1 Juices (up)2 Something a chimney sweep sweeps3 Permeate4 Gossips5 Pennzoil competitor6 Low-cost lodging7 Playwright Chekhov8 Bags that might have drawstrings9 Startled squeals10 Neighbor of Oman, for short11 Press, as a button12 Vertical, to a sailor13 Saying Eww!,Ž say14 Make hard to read15 Org. thats nearly onefourth Canadian16 Speak before Parliament, e.g.17 Comaneci of Olympics fame18 Time in Tokyo when its midnight in New York22 ____ salad24 App customers29 10/32 Scene33 Founder of Philadelphia34 Strong strings35 Sister36 Man ____ mission37 Soundtrack for a brawl?39 Proceed well enough42 Story featuring divine intervention43 ____ premium44 Compositions often chosen for encores?45 Seuss title character46 Sad, in San Juan49 Department50 Small dam51 Smoking or stress54 Forfeits57 Hits with snowballs58 Nonexpert59 Portrayer of Mr. Chips60 Ball support61 Something shakenŽ in a trick62 The Ravens, on scoreboards65 Take too much of, briefly66 Call for67 To repeat ƒŽ68 Self-absorbed71 Hope that one may74 Doesnt go on at the right time76 Exit77 Gives birth to78 Eso BesoŽ singer79 Doctor treating patients82 G.I. reply83 Any of the Galpagos84 Singer known for her 85-Across86 Skill87 Chinese menu name89 More likely to escalate92 Member of a four-time Stanley Cup-winning team in the 1980s94 Emcees item95 Spring river breakup96 Certain Summer Olympian97 Gyro holders98 Barely ahead, scorewise99 Interior decorators asset100 Brisk paces102 Gracias : Spanish :: ____ : German105 Avid about107 Some Nikons, for short108 Go, Ow, ow, OW!Ž109 Professional grp.111 Apt rhyme of nipŽ113 Card-game cry114 Some doorways 123456789101112131415161718 19202122 232425 2627282930 31323334 353637383940 414243444546 474849505152 5354555657 5859606162 63646566676869 7071727374 757677787980 81828384858687 8889909192 93949596 979899100101102 103104105106107108109 110111112113114 115116117 118119120121Online subscriptions: Todays puzzle and more than 4,000 past puzzles, ($39.95 a year). 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Page 6 The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 CRYPTOGRAMS FRUITS THAT COULD THROW YOU FOR A LOOP by Myles Mellor 1. JGRK IGR CXTHID KRRERE ERIPHURE BPIG LPULTUPIHNKD, IGRS PUJPSD JRKI IN IGR LPKKS CHQ IN CHQTXR IGRB NTI. 2. PTNM R SNZEM ROJNU TDO WRFIMNF IE FBM RPRH IE CNI SRFFDNU, TDO WZBQJH KFDUN QFHDMC, ORDU KBI D QRMINZEWN.Ž 3. ABMF LBM WMOZ BNOC-FVHMC YMNOH ANFLMC LBM VLBMO ROQULH LV SBNFKM LBMUO VOSBNOC RUMDCH, LBM NYYDMH HNUC LBMZ AVQDC FVL KUWM UF LV YMNO YOMHHQOM. 4. FVV NOX PSABND KZAVC DBLI FVZLI FLC EXSX HXSR MFDDBZLFNX WADBK PFLD. NOXR TADN VZHXC MVFRBLI DVZE TFWD NZIXNOXS. 1. When the fruits needed detailed math calculations, they always went to the canny fig to figure them out. 2. When a melon asked his partner to run away to get married, his plucky bride crying, said but I cantelope.Ž 3. When the very hard-nosed pears wanted the other fruits to change their orchard fields, the apples said they would not give in to pear pressure. 4. All the fruits could sing along and were very passionate music fans. They just loved playing slow jams together. CROSSWORD PUZZLE GOREN BRIDGECRYPTOGRAMS HOLIDAY MATHIS HOROSCOPES ARIES (March 21-April 19). You cant add water to a full cup, and you wont get anything new owing through your life until you pour out some of the old stu. Being open to receive new stu will start with making room for it. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). If you dont know what to say, youre in a good place. It means youre recognizing the need for discernment. People get in trouble for overusing their lips, not for overusing their ears. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Can you love the art and hate the artist? Hate is too strong a word, but certainly people whose work you admire have done things you really dont, making you grapple with some conicting feelings. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Some say, Dont dumb it down.Ž Others say, Give it to me as if you were teaching a 5-year-old.Ž The better you understand a thing the more simply you can explain it. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). What would you have to be doing to tell yourself that youre doing great? More than likely, this is really about feeling rather than doing. And feeling great will have to do with dropping a few judgments that are holding you back. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You want to be involved in someones life without fostering a situation that feels heavy to you. Whatever you do, do it for you „ because you want to and because it energizes you to give. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Once you get into a lot of alwaysŽ and neverŽ rules, some of the art goes out the window. Though there are denitely things to alwaysŽ and neverŽ do, most of life happens in the colorful in-between. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Its as if youre in charge of the burner of your life, and when you want to bring things down to a simmer, all you have to do is turn it all down. This is how you avoid getting burned. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). People generally say can we talk?Ž when its about something signicant and potentially unpleasant. You want to talk when theres nothing wrong, and thats a lot more fun. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Research is excellent when you have the time, but it can also be a procrastination tactic. Be honest with yourself. Do you already have enough information to go on? Dive in. Get busy. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Its really never too late for a new beginning. You dont even have to wait for the sun to go down. Tomorrow is new, obviously „ but so is an hour from now. So is a breath from now. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Decisions have a way of clarifying everything. You make up your mind and then put it to rest. This is mostly between you and you. Your life has to feel good to you on the inside for you to take eective action. TODAYS BIRTHDAY (April 22). Youll wrangle your habits into line this year. Like the ocean waves that beat clis into sand, persistent eorts will change the landscape of your life. You will accept reward for an achievement made possible by consistent movement. The events of June and September have to do with growing your capacity to love. Leo and Virgo adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 6, 22, 2, 18 and 36.PUZZLE ANSWERSPuzzles on previous pages)


The Sun /Sunday, April 22, 2018 Page 7 CROSSWORD PUZZLE DEAR ABBY HELOISE JUMBLE DEAR ABBY: After a lot of talk and no action, I nally made the decision to further my education with a masters degree. At present, I have one more required undergraduate credit to complete at the local university. My husband and I are excited that I nally made the decision and am following through. The problem is my motherin-law. She has told everyone I have been accepted into the masters program at a prestigious school in my area „ one I am HOPING to get into. Abby, we recently threw a surprise party for her mother and everyone was congratulating me. I was embarrassed and had to correct them, saying that was my hope, but I havent yet applied. I have asked her to please stop, but it continues. I know shes excited and proud of me, and for that I am thankful, but now Im incredibly nervous that if I dont get in Ill look like a failure. Suggestions? „ NERVOUS IN THE EAST DEAR NERVOUS: I am unsure why your motherin-law would continue to spread information she knows isnt true. Perhaps its wishful thinking. If you tell her that what shes doing only increases the pressure on you, she may pipe down, but dont count on it. Because you cant control what comes out of her mouth „ and the cat is out of the bag, so to speak „ you have two choices. Gain admission to that masters program or, if that doesnt turn out to be possible, level with the people who prematurely congratulate you and explain that your MIL jumped the gun and acceptance wasnt a sure thing. The only thing you SHOULDNT do is allow yourself to be embarrassed about it. DEAR ABBY: A recent death in my family has affected me greatly. Her love for others was boundless; her enthusiasm for life unparalleled. Her sense of humor was remarkable. When my spirits were down, she greeted me with love every day and was a positive inuence. Im speaking about my labradoodle, Molly. I was lucky enough to have her in my life for nine years. My problem is, people dont get it. Molly was family. I loved her, she died and Im heartbroken. Im being told to get over itŽ „ she was just a dog.Ž I understand that some people dont like dogs and thats OK. What I dont get is that they cant seem to grasp that I have experienced a great loss. Am I being silly? I feel like I have lost a child. Your input would be greatly appreciated. „ GRIEVING IN NEW MEXICO DEAR GRIEVING: You are not being silly. Please accept my sympathy for the loss of your precious Molly. Unless someone has experienced what you have, it can be dicult to empathize. Because you are grieving, I hope you will reach out to Mollys veterinarian and ask if he or she knows about a support group you can join to help you through this dicult period. Being able to discuss all of your feelings with people who have suered the same loss can be healing.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at www. or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Good advice for everyone „ teens to seniors „ is in The Anger in All of Us and How to Deal With It.Ž To order, send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby, Anger Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.)Dear Readers: Now is the time to give pillows from couches, chairs and the bedroom a thorough springcleaning. Pillows that can be laundered should be, but for those that cant, use these hints to give them a u and a good clean. 1. Remove dust from pillow surfaces by vacuuming with the upholstery attachment. 2. Shake out debris by taking them outside on a sunny day and beating with a paddle or your hand „ just like your grandmother did. Let them stay in the fresh air for a while. 3. Spritz fabric spray on the pillows to freshen them. „ Heloise Dear Heloise: My best friend and I are having a disagreement about whether wild rice is actually rice. I say yes, and she says no. Settle this for us. „ Kelly from Louisiana Dear Kelly: Your friend is correct. Wild rice is, in fact, a grain of the tall grass that grows in water in Minnesota and California. It has a chewy, nutty avor. Its also called water rice, and you usually nd it mixed with white rice. It is a great accompaniment to duck and game. You can bake or boil it. Add butter, onion, mushrooms or sliced almonds to enhance the avor. „ Heloise Dear Readers: Our kitchens are lled with wonderful cooking aromas, along with awful, stinky ones. Heres how to get rid of the bad smells. When you saut, fry or boil food, such as cabbage, broccoli or sh: Place a small bowl of household vinegar on the counter next to the stove to absorb the smells. When food bubbles over in the oven: Sprinkle salt on the burned mess to eliminate the smoky odor and then clean up when the oven is cool. When food smells and splatters in the microwave: Fill a big microwave-safe bowl with 2 tablespoons of baking soda and 1 cup of water. Turn the microwave on high for 2 to 3 minutes. Wipe o the walls and rotating tray. When the refrigerator stinks: Throw out old or dated items. Put a box of baking soda inside and change every three months. Wipe down walls with white vinegar. „ Heloise Dear Heloise: I want my kids to enjoy baking cookies and want to get everyone involved in the kitchen. I need a fun, engaging idea. Can you help me? „ Lucy from Wisconsin Dear Lucy: Yes, I can! This is a great way to have fun while baking cookies and make a tasty game out of it. Heres how to create jigsaw puzzle cookies: First, make plain sugar cookie dough and roll it out at on a baking sheet. With a knife, cut the dough into jigsaw puzzle shapes. Bake according to instructions and cool. Place each individual shaped cookie on a wire rack. Challenge your children to put the cookie pieces back into the overall puzzle shape before they can eat them! „ Heloise Dear Readers: Our homes are lled with cords, especially with all of our hightech equipment. Its really important to check the cords several times a year. „ Examine kitchen appliances and every lamp cord to ensure that they are not damaged in any way or frayed. Get rid of them right away if they are. „ Never run cords under rugs because that creates a re hazard. „ Check all the cords to your computer. Dust the oor and the cords often. „ HeloiseMother-in-laws bragging puts pressure on a college candidateDear Abby Hints from Heloise


Page 8 The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 NATIONAL NEWS WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) „ President Donald Trump says hes considering a posthumous pardon for boxings “rst black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after the late Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of accompanying a white woman across state lines. Trump announced Saturday on Twitter that the actor Sylvester Stallone, a friend of his, had called to bring Johnsons story to his attention. His trials and tribulations were great, his life complex and controversial,Ž Trump wrote from his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida. Others have looked at this over the years, most thought it would be done, but yes, I am considering a Full Pardon!Ž Johnson is a legendary “gure in boxing and crossed over into popular culture decades ago with biographies, dramas and documentaries following the civil rights era. Most famously, his story was “ctionalized for the play The Great White Hope,Ž starring James Earl Jones, which won the Pulitzer Prize for drama and the Tony Award for best play in 1969. A “lm version with Jones was released in 1970. More recently, the documentary Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson,Ž directed by Ken Burns, was aired on PBS in 2004. Johnson was convicted in 1913 for violating the Mann Act, which made it illegal to transport women across state lines for immoralŽ purposes. The boxer died in 1946. His great-great niece has pressed Trump for a posthumous pardon, and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., have been pushing Johnsons case for years. The tweet came a week after Trump pardoned I. Lewis ScooterŽ Libby, who had been a top aide to Vice President Dick Cheney, arguing that Libby had been treated unfairlyŽ by a special counsel. Stallone, who starred in the 1976 boxing “lm RockyŽ and several sequels, is a supporter of the president and attended Trumps New Years Eve party at Mar-a-Lago in 2016. McCain previously told The Associated Press that Johnson was a boxing legend and pioneer whose career and reputation were ruined by a racially charged conviction more than a century ago.Ž Johnsons imprisonment forced him into the shadows of bigotry and prejudice, and continues to stand as a stain on our national honor,Ž McCain said earlier this month. In Jim Crow America, Johnson was one of the most despised AfricanAmerican of his generation, humiliating white “ghters and ”aunting his affection for white women. The son of former slaves, he defeated Tommy Burns for the heavyweight title in 1908 at a time when blacks and whites rarely entered the same ring. He then mowed down a series of great white hopes,Ž culminating in 1910 with the undefeated former champion, James J. Jeffries. He is one of the craftiest, cunningest boxers that ever stepped into the ring,Ž said the legendary boxer John L. Sullivan, in the aftermath of what was called the “ght of the century.Ž But Johnson also refused to adhere to societal norms, living lavishly and brazenly and dating outside of his race in a time when whites often killed African-Americans without fear of legal repercussions. After seven years as a fugitive following his conviction, Johnson eventually returned to the U.S. and turned himself in. He served about a year in federal prison and was released in 1921. He died in 1946 in an auto crash. The stain on Johnsons reputation forced some family members to live in shame of his legacy. The family didnt talk about it because they were ashamed of him, that he went to prison,Ž Linda E. Haywood, 61, has said of her greatgreat uncle. They were led to believe that he did something wrong. They were so ashamed after being so proud of him.Ž Haywood said she didnt “nd out she was related to Johnson until she was 12. She remembers learning about Johnson when she was in sixth grade during Black History Month, and only learned later that he was kin. Once, she recalled, she asked her mother about Johnson. She just grimaced,Ž Haywood said. Haywood has pressed to have Johnson pardoned since President George W. Bush was in of“ce, a decade ago. Posthumous pardons are rare, but not unprecedented. President Bill Clinton pardoned Henry O. Flipper, the “rst African-American of“cer to lead the Buffalo Soldiers of the 10th Cavalry Regiment during the Civil War; he was framed for embezzlement. Bush pardoned Charles Winters in 2008, an American volunteer in the Arab-Israeli War convicted of violating the U.S. Neutrality Acts in 1949. Haywood wanted Barack Obama, the nations “rst black president, to pardon Johnson, but Justice Department policy says processing posthumous pardon petitions is grounded in the belief that the time of the of“cials involved in the clemency process is better spent on the pardon and commutation requests of living persons.Ž The Justice Department makes decisions on potential pardons through an application process and typically makes recommendations to the president. The general DOJ policy is to not accept applications for posthumous pardons for federal convictions, according to the departments website. But Trump has shown a willingness to work around the DOJ process.Trump considering pardon for late boxer Jack JohnsonBy JILL COLVINASSOCIATED PRESS AP FILE PHOTOThis undated photo shows boxer Jack Johnson. NEW YORK (AP) „ One has recurring nightmares. Another cant take a bath anymore. Still another cant sleep. Jurors in the murder trial of a nanny who stabbed two small children to death in the bathtub of their Manhattan apartment said the nearly twomonth-long experience took an emotional toll they fear will linger long after their guilty verdict. They are still haunted by the words of the anguished parents and the grisly photos that showed 6-year-old Lucia Krim and her 2-year-old brother Leo gashed so severely in the throat that they were nearly decapitated. It was gut-wrenching,Ž said juror David Curtis, a 52-year-old actor who has raised two children of his own. I had nightmares which related to losing something important to me or not being able to “nd my family. It truly did affect me.Ž Alternate juror Chloe Beck, 31, said her days of taking baths to unwind ended after seeing the crime-scene photos (not shown to the courtroom spectators) that showed blood coating virtually every surface of the bathroom. There was even a bloody childrens toothbrush. She “xated on the toddler, Leo, calling him her little guy.Ž I dont know how Ill ever get over this,Ž she said, tears streaming down her face. For juror Edgardo Chacon, 57, its the face of the girl, Lucia, known as Lulu, that he sees when he sits up in the night. Many of the more than 30 stab wounds on her body indicated she tried to “ght back. I was there for 33 days, and every night I think about Lulu,Ž he said. I dont know why it was in my mind. But it was not fair. ƒ Its not fair what she did to those kids.Ž Yoselyn Oretga was convicted Wednesday of murder after the jury rejected the argument that she should not be held responsible in the October 2012 slayings because she was too mentally ill. Prosecutors argued that Ortega, who had been the childrens nanny for two years, knew exactly what she was doing, acting out of jealous hatred of the childrens mother for her wealth and happiness. Among the most wrenching moments of the trial came when mother Marina Krim took the stand as the “rst witness, telling of coming home from a swimming class with her 3-year-old daughter, Nessie, to discover her other two children dead. She described how she saw their vacant eyes and their small bodies ripped apart, and just started screaming. It was a scream you cant imagine is even inside of you,Ž she testi“ed. I dont even know where it came from. I just thought: Im never going to be able to talk to them ever again. They are dead. I just saw my kids dead.Ž Several in the panel of 12 jurors and “ve alternates who sat through the trial were parents, and for at least one, the testimony early in the trial was too much. The man with two small children of his own „ ages 2 and 4 „ asked the judge to be excused, saying he could no longer be impartial. Said juror Curtis: I worked very hard at not thinking about my own children. ƒ It is horrifying to think of being in a position, of having to experience or go through the process of what the Krims had to go through.Ž About 70 percent of jurors report some level of stress, but less than 10 percent report extreme stress, according to a study done by the National Center for State Courts. Some judges will request a crisis-management session after a trial but thats unusual and was not ordered after the nanny verdict. Juror stress is a problem more common than we realize, but cases where there is a mental health intervention are rare,Ž said Theodore Feldmann, a professor emeritus in psychiatry at the University of Louisville who has counseled jurors after dif“cult trials, including those who convicted serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer in the 1990s. Feldmann said jurors may experience whats called acute stress disorder, essentially a less-serious form of post-traumatic stress disorder that includes such symptoms as headaches, anxiety, dif“culty sleeping, nightmares and depression. At the Ortega trial, even jurors who werent deeply disturbed were still highly emotional. Alternate Brittany Yee, 27, was dismissed but stayed and waited for the trial to end. She said she was upset by the evidence she saw, but that she was handling it all right. But then father Kevin Krim entered the courtroom and sat down next to her. When the verdict was read, she sobbed and held his hand. Krim later thanked the jury in a statement he posted on Facebeook. These jurors went through hell,Ž Krim wrote. I hugged every one of them I could.ŽBy COLLEEN LONGASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTOSIn this image taken from video on Wednesday, jurors in the murder trail of Yoselyn Oretga, the nanny who stabbed two small children to death in the bathtub of their Manhattan apartment, hold a news conference in New York. I had nightmares : Nanny slay trial took toll on jurors Texas 8th-graders asked to list positives of slavery Wife: Man struck by train pushed her off tracksSAN ANTONIO (AP) „ A San Antonio charter school has apologized after a teacher asked students in an eighth-grade American history class to list the positive and negative aspects of slavery. The Great Hearts Monte Vista teacher who distributed the worksheet titled The Life of Slaves: A Balanced ViewŽ was placed on leave and the school said it would audit the textbook associated with the lesson, said Aaron Kindel, the superintendent of Great Hearts Texas, which operates 28 public charter schools in Texas and Arizona. To be clear, there is no debate about slavery. It is immoral and a crime against humanity,Ž Kindel said in a statement posted Thursday on the Great Hearts Facebook page. He said the schools headmaster plans to explain the mistake to the history class. Scott Overland, a spokesman for Pearson, which published the textbook, said the company DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) „ The wife of a man who was struck and killed by a Metrolink train in Southern California says investigators told her he pushed her out of the way. The Orange County Register reports Saturday that Jacqueline Gibson, of Lake Elsinore, said she was vacationing with her 71-year-old husband Ernest Gibson Monday when they crossed the tracks to return to their Dana Point campground. She says he suddenly told her to run. She found herself on the other side moments later as the train came through. Once it passed, she found her husbands body. She says investigators told her video from the train showed her husband pushing her out of the way. Metrolink of“cials say the area was restricted. Gibson says there were no signs indicating to keep out. | NATIONAL NEWSdidnt create and doesnt endorse the worksheet assigned to the students, KENS-TV reported. LOS ANGELES (AP) „ Actor Verne Troyer from the Austin PowersŽ movie franchise has died. A statement provided by Troyers spokesperson that was also posted to his Instagram and Facebook accounts says the 49-yearold actor died Saturday. No cause or place of death was given, but the statement discusses depression and suicide, and Troyer had publicly discussed struggling with alcohol addiction. He lived in Los Angeles. Troyer became a celebrity and pop-culture phenomenon after starring alongside Mike Myers as Mini-Me,Ž the clone and sidekick of villain Dr. Evil, in two of the three Austin PowersŽ “lms. He appeared in 1999s Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged MeŽ and 2002s Austin Powers in Goldmember.Ž He also had roles in 2001s Harry Potter and the Sorcerers StoneŽ and another Mike Myers “lm, 2008s The Love Guru.ŽActor Verne Troyer from Austin Powers films dead at 49 AP FILE PHOTOIn this June 11, 2008 le photo, actor Verne Troyer poses on the press line. ORTEGA


Sunday, April 22, 2018 SPORTS € @SunCoastSportsINDEX | Lottery 2 | NBA 2, 3 | NHL 2 | Auto Racing 3 | Soccer 3 | Pro Baseball 4, 6 | Scoreboard 5 | By JEROME PUGMIREAssociated PressMONACO „ Rafael Nadals priority after reaching his 12th Monte Carlo Masters final was to whip out his phone and frantically text coach Carlos Moya. Despite a comfortable 6-4, 6-1 win against No. 5-ranked Grigor Dimitrov, he had a pressing concern given how quickly he was texting. What frantic emergency could command such attention? I was texting Carlos to tell him that we need to book a court quick,Ž Nadal said. I wanted to hit some forehands winners that I think I need for tomorrow.Ž So the top-ranked Nadal, a 10-time French Open champion with 75 career titles, hurried to another clay court just for forehand practice ahead of Sundays final against Kei Nishikori, an opponent he has beaten nine times out of 11. While it may seem absurd, it is a reminder of the relentless perfectionist Nadal is even on his best surface. No matter that he has not dropped a set in six matches since coming back from a recurrence of a right hip injury; he is more focused on ironing out even the smallest of flaws. Even though he crushed Dimitrov, as he had Dominic Thiem in the quarterfinals on Friday, Nadal was not satisfied.TENNIS: Monte Carlo MastersNadal wants extra practice after he reaches “ nal matchBy TIM REYNOLDSAssociated PressMIAMI „ Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid certainly arent acting like playoff first-timers, and JJ Redick provided the veteran leadership that Philadelphia so desperately needed. The 76ers might very well be the NBAs team of the future. And that future might be starting sooner than many envisioned. Simmons was the first rookie to since Magic Johnson in 1980 to have a playoff triple-double, Redick led Philadelphia with 24 points and the 76ers moved one win from the second round by topping the Miami Heat 106-102 on Saturday to take a 3-1 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round series. Im shocked that we won this game,Ž 76ers coach Brett Brown said. We really didnt have a right to win the game.Ž Heres why he said that: His team turned the ball over 27 times, NBA: 76ers 106, Heat 102Philadelphia takes control, tops Heat for 3-1 series lead By FRED GOODALLAssociated PressTAMPA „ Nikita Kucherov and the Tampa Bay Lightning are moving on in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Kucherov scored his 27th career postseason goal and Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 26 shots as the top seed in the Eastern Conference beat the New Jersey Devils 3-1 on Saturday to end the first-round series in five games. Mikhail Sergachev became the youngest player in Lightning history to score a playoff goal and Ryan Callahan, back in the lineup after missing the previous two games with an upperbody injury, sealed it with an empty-netter with 1.7 seconds remaining. Tampa Bay, which won the first two games at home before splitting a pair on the road, advances to a second-round series against the winner of the first-round matchup between the Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs. Kucherov, who had 100 points during the regular season, had five goals and five assists in the series. His sizzling shot past goalie Cory Schneider put Tampa Bay up 2-0 at 12:27 of the third period, and his 10 points were the most ever for a Tampa Bay player in a playoff series Sergachev, at 19 years, 300 days, became the youngest player in franchise history to score a playoff goal, giving the Lightning a 1-0 lead in the first period. Schneider did all he could to give the Devils a chance to extend their first playoff appearance since 2012. He stopped 35 of 37 shots, including Tyler Johnsons breakaway that kept New Jersey within striking distance after Kyle Palmieri trimmed NHL: Lightning 3, Devils 1MOVING ONAP PHOTOTampa Bay Lightning defenseman Mikhail Sergachev (98) celebrates after his goal against the New Jersey Devils with teammates, including Alex Killorn (17) and center Anthony Cirelli (71) during the first period of Game 5 Saturday, in Tampa. Lightning beat Devils 3-1, end “ rst-round series SEE TENNIS, 3 SEE NHL, 2 SEE NBA, 2 adno=50532904*See website for detai ls AP PHOTOTampa Bay Rays Denard Span, Chris Archer, Mallex Smith, Kevin Kiermaier and Joey Wendle, from left, celebrate the teams 10-1 win over the Minnesota Twins Saturday, in St. Petersburg. By DICK SCANLONAssociated PressST. PETERSBURG „ C.J. Cron hit a pair of two-run homers and Blake Snell won his third straight start Saturday night in the Tampa Bay Rays 10-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Crons homer in the third inning put the Rays up 2-1 after Adeiny Hechavarria singled for their first hit off Kyle Gibson. Cron connected again in the seventh off Gabriel Moya, capping a five-run inning. It was his fourth homer of the season. Joey Wendle had three hits and scored twice for the Rays, who won their third straight for the first time this year. Snell (3-1) surrendered just one run for his third consecutive start, striking out six and allowing five hits in seven innings. In 15 starts since his recall from the minors last August, the left-hander is 8-2 with a 2.74 ERA. Gibson (1-1) gave up four runs on five hits in 6 ‡ innings, striking out seven. Daniel Robertson homered in the eighth for Tampa Bay, his second. Brian Dozier led off the game with a double and scored on Miguel Sanos sacrifice fly. The hit stretched Doziers season-opening hitting streak to 15 games, the longest current streak in the majors. He has hit in 22 straight games going back to last season, batting .376 in that stretch. Joe Mauer went 0 for 4 for the Twins, ending his streak of 27 games reaching base safely against Tampa Bay.TRAINERS ROOMTwins: OF Byron Buxton, who was placed on the 10-day disabled list Wednesday with migraines, took batting practice and reported that the problem persists, though some of MLB: Rays 10, Twins 1Cron homers twice in Rays winSEE MLB, 6CURRY CLEARED FOR MODIFIED PRACTICEGolden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry has been cleared to take part in modi“ ed practices but will be out at least one more week with a left knee injury. Page 3


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City FC at PortlandSPORTS ON TVHeats Winslow “ ned $15,000NEW YORK „ Miamis Justise Winslow has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for attempting to damage Philadelphia center Joel Embiids facemask during Game 3 of their playoff series. Winslow intentionally stepped on Embiids mask after it had fallen onto the court with 7:51 remaining in the second quarter of the 76ers 128108 victory on Thursday night. The NBA cited Winslow for unsportsmanlike conduct in announcing the penalty Friday. Embiid was wearing the mask for the first time after returning from a 10-game absence caused by a broken orbital bone around his left eye. Philadelphia leads the series 2-1. Game 4 is Saturday.IN BRIEFshot 7 for 31 from 3-point range and trailed by 12 late in the third quarter in an extremely hostile environment against a desperate opponent. Despite it all, the 76ers were unfazed. Philadelphia turned a 10-point deficit into a seven-point lead with a 19-2 run that ended midway through the fourth quarter, then absorbed the best shot Dwyane Wade could throw at the 76ers in the final minutes before heading home with a chance to close the Heat out in Game 5 on Tuesday. Wade led all scorers with 25 points off the Heat bench, 12 of them coming in the fourth. But it wasnt enough. They dont let you off the hook,Ž Wade said, tipping his cap to the 76ers. You make one mistake, or you take your foot off the gas for one second, they make you pay.Ž Wade doesnt have a contract for next season. Hes said if he plays, hell be back with Miami „ though theres no guarantees. And that means Saturday might have been his last home game in a Heat uniform. If he knows what the future holds, he didnt offer any hints. Im focused on the next game, trying to win that one,Ž Wade said. Simmons became the first rookie since Magic Johnson in 1980 to post a playoff triple-double „ 17 points, 13 rebounds, 10 assists. Joel Embiid finished with 14 points and 12 rebounds for Philadelphia. We took care of business,Ž Embiid said. Wade carried the comeback effort, with the Heat down six and less than 2 minutes left. His three-point play cut the margin in half and his next two field goals got Miami within one each time. The Heat got no closer. Goran Dragic scored 20, James Johnson had 15 and Hassan Whiteside finished with 13 points and 13 rebounds for Miami, which now needs to pull off some history. The Heat have erased a 3-1 deficit only once, in 1997 against New York. We all feel that were this close,Ž said Heat coach Erik Spoelstra, holding his thumb and index finger maybe a millimeter apart. Thats what makes this game tough. They made bigger plays than us in the fourth quarter.ŽNBAFrom Page 1Tampa Bays lead to one goal with three minutes left. Will Butcher and Taylor Hall assisted on the only goal for New Jersey, which played without injured defenseman Sami Vatanen. Sergachev was second among NHL rookie defensemen in scoring with 40 points (nine goals, 31 assists) during the regular season and had had an assist for his first career postseason point in his playoff debut in Game 1. New Jersey kept it close, killing off four consecutive penalties in the second p eriod, when the Lightning outshot the Devils 18-4 but couldnt expand its one-goal lead. Schneider had two more saves early in the third as Tampa Bay sputtered on a fifth power-play opportunity. Notes: The Lightning was 0-for-10 on the power play in Games 4 and 5, y et won both games. ... Vatanen, New Jerseys top defenseman, was injured during the opening period of Game 4 when he was checked high by Kucherov. The Devils also played without RW Stefan Noesen, who was scratched with a lower-body injury. ... Callahan (upper body) returned after missing Games 3 and 4.NHLFrom Page 1By DAVE CAMPBELLAssociated PressMINNEAPOLIS „ Jimmy Butler hit four 3-pointers among his 28 points and KarlAnthony Towns snapped back from a bad start to the series with 18 points and 16 rebounds, leading the Minnesota Timberwolves past the Houston Rockets 121-105 in Game 3 on Saturday night for their first postseason victory in 14 years. Jeff Teague scored 23 points and Andrew Wiggins pitched in 20 points with another four 3-pointers, helping the Timberwolves match the fire-away Rockets from behind the arc and cruise down the stretch behind a 50 percent shooting performance. Derrick Rose added 17 points off the bench for the Wolves, who will try to even the series with a win in Game 4 on Monday night. James Harden led the way with 29 points, but Chris Paul fouled out with 17 points and the Rockets went just 15 for 41 from 3-point range. The Rockets made four 3-pointers on their last seven possessions of the first half to turn an 11-point deficit to just one in less than 3 minutes up until the break. Butler twisted his left ankle during that stretch, causing some brief anxiety in the arena. He didnt require, or accept, any medical attention and returned from the intermission without any hint that he was hurt. Taj Gibson hounded Harden and forced an airballed 3-pointer, prompting the apex of the noise throughout the night with the Wolves ahead 77-70. Towns powered his way past Ryan Anderson for a layup and a three-point play with 1:57 left in the third quarter, pushing the lead to 10 points, and he flexed his biceps to the crowd after the whistle as he walked like King Kong to the corner of the court in celebration. The Wolves closed that period on a 26-14 run and produced spurts of 15-3 and 11-2 in the fourth quarter to let loose as their plan to push a faster pace played out perfectly against a Rockets team that lost some energy in the venue shift north. Harden, who had 44 points in Game 1 but lost his rainbow jumper in Game 2 and finished only 2 for 18 from the floor for 12 points, wasnt a whole lot sharper in Game 3. He went 9 for 21, including 3 for 8 from 3-point range. Instead, a Wolves team that finished last in the NBA in 3-pointers made during the regular season, posted the second-highest total of 2017-18 while launching their way to a 15-for-27 performance.PELICANS 131, TRAIL BLAZERS 123: Anthony Davis scored 33 of his franchise playoff-record 47 points in the second half, and New Orleans completed a “ rst-round playoff sweep of Portland with a victory. Jrue Holiday capped his 41-point performance with an 18-foot pull-up jumper that gave the Pelicans a six-point lead with 40 seconds left. Rajon Rondo added 16 assists, and Davis also had 11 rebounds and three blocks for New Orleans, which is moving on to the second round of the playoffs for only the second time since the NBA returned to the city 16 seasons ago. C.J. McCollum scored 38 for the Trail Blazers, which responded to a blowout loss in Game 3 by keeping Game 4 close until the “ nal minute. Al-Farouq Aminu scored 27, Damian Lillard added 18 points and Jusuf Nurkic had 18 points and 11 rebounds before fouling out.NBA ROUNDUPButler, Towns lead T-wolves past Rockets 121-105 in Game 3AP PHOTOMinnesota Timberwolves Jimmy Butler, left, shoots as Houston Rockets Eric Gordon, center, and Nene, of Brazil, watch in the first half during Game 3 Saturday, in Minneapolis. By STEPHEN WHYNOAssociated PressWASHINGTON „ Overtime came at the perfect time for the Washington Capitals. Outshot, outskated and outplayed by the Columbus Blue Jackets in a lopsided third period of Game 5, the Capitals went into their locker room at intermission Saturday with no choice but to talk about what went wrong in blowing yet another lead. We knew we had to be better,Ž Nicklas Backstrom said. Better they were in a dominant overtime that Backstrom ended 11:53 in with his second goal of the game to give Washington a 4-3 victory and a 3-2 lead over the Blue Jackets in the first-round series. Thanks to goaltender Braden Holtby making 15 of his 39 saves in the third period and Backstroms first two goals of these playoffs, the Metropolitan Division champions can close out Columbus on the road Monday in Game 6. I think weve always regrouped at intermissions and came back,Ž said Holtby, who has stopped 102 of 109 shots since replacing Philipp Grubauer in net two periods into Game 2. It shows our confidence and our experience in a lot of areas.Ž The playoff-tested Capitals took punch after punch when they were outshot 16-1 by the Blue Jackets in the third period, including Oliver Bjorkstrands deflection goal 2:30 in that tied it. Holtby made saves in quantity and quality, most notably on Columbus No. 1 center Pierre-Luc Dubois on a rebound and again on an attempt to bat the puck out of the air, to get to overtime for the fourth time in five games this series. Thats when everything changed. Suddenly, two-time Vezina Trophy-winning goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky was besieged, having to stop Alex Ovechkin and John Carlson from point-blank range early in overtime. We just came out as a new team,Ž Carlson said. Weve went out and attacked in every game that weve won. That was our mindset, and I think we played a great overtime.Ž Overtime has been the difference in this series. Artemi Panarin and Matt Calvert scored the winners in Games 1 and 2 for Columbus, Lars Eller in double OT in Game 3 for Washington and then Backstrom in Game 5, deflecting defenseman Dmitry Orlovs shot past Bobrovsky to send the sellout crowd in Washington into a frenzy.NHL ROUNDUPCapitals take 3-2 series lead on Jackets


The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 SP Page 3By JIM VERTUNOAssociated PressAUSTIN, Texas „ MotoGP promised tougher sanctions for dangerous racing. Marc Marquez is the first to feel their sting. Marquez thought his blistering pace on his Repsol Honda had secured yet another pole position at the MotoGP Grand Prix of the Americas. Then it was gone, snatched away with a penalty for interfering with a hot lap by Movistar Yamaha rival Maverick Vinales. That means Marquez, who has dominated the Circuit of the Americas since 2013, will not start on pole for the first time in six years and will instead start fourth. And it offers a sliver of hope to rest of the field that someone else might top the Texas podium on Sunday. That could be Vinales, who got the bump up to pole position. Marquez seemed unruffled by the penalty. He was at ease and smiling during the post-qualifying news conference just minutes after the sanction was announced. I went fastest. Tomorrow will be the race,Ž Marquez said. My style is my style. Maverick has a good pace and maybe tomorrow in the race he can be faster than me.Ž But the penalty means yet another week of racing controversy for the four-time MotoGP champion. MotoGP officials had promised tougher penalties after a wild race in Argentina that saw Marquez in the middle of several crashes and dustups with other riders. Marquez was penalized three times in Argentina, including sanctions for making contact with Aleix Espargaro and bumping Valentino Rossi, causing Rossi to crash. The penalties cost Marquez dearly as he finished 18th in a race he was favored to win. The four-time MotoGP champion is still looking for his first win of 2018. Vinales declined to criticize Marquez after qualifying, but his body language on the bike indicated he was upset. He was on a good lap when Marquez got in his way, and Vinales angrily waved at him as they rode past each other. Riding too slow in the racing lane is considered a danger to other riders. Marquez said he was looking at Suzukis Andrea Iannone ahead of him and was surprised when Vinales came up from the rear. Iannone will start second on Sunday. I didnt expect Vinales,Ž Marquez said. Then I heard an engine behind me ... they said I was in the racing line.Ž Marquez day was a wild one. A hard fall earlier in qualifying sent him and his motorcycling tumbling and spinning into the gravel. A quick bike change gave him time to lay down his best lap of the day. Vinales wouldnt say if he could have taken pole without the interference. Im focused on what Im doing,Ž Vinales said. Marquez is still showing dominant form on a track that hes made a personal playground since his rookie season. Marquez has won all five races here and has rarely failed to top the timesheets in practice. Hes also won 12 straight races in the U.S. dating back to his first Moto2 race at Indianapolis in 2011. Not everyone is so comfortable. Several riders have complained this week about bumpy track conditions. The Circuit of the Americas was built for Formula One and the heavy cars and the soft, clay-based soil underneath have caused bumps and dips that have frustrated the motorcycle riders. Despite efforts to fix them since last years race, several riders have been very critical of the circuit again this year, most notably seven-time MotoGP champion Rossi, who called the bumps a disasterŽ and criticalŽ for riders who deal with them at high speed. For me its the worst situation during all the season. You have three or four bumps that are very big,Ž Rossi said. Track President Bobby Epstein said MotoGP safety officials had given the all clear for the track prior to the race weekend. Epstein said there was work done overnightŽ Friday to address the riders complaints, but he did not immediately provide details.AUTO RACING: MotoGPMarquez penalty puts Vinales on poleOAKLAND, Calif. „ Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry has been cleared to take part in modified practices but will be out at least one more week with a left knee injury. The Warriors said Curry was examined by the teams medical staff Friday and is making progress in recovering from the grade 2 left MCL sprain that has sidelined him since March 23. Curry will be allowed to take part in modified practices beginning Saturday and increase his on-court rehabilitation. He will be re-evaluated again in one week. The Warriors lead San Antonio 3-0 in their first-round series. If they advance on Sunday, the second round could start as early as April 28.NBACurry cleared for modi“ ed practiceAP PHOTOMaverick Vinales, left, of Spain, Marc Marquez, of Spain, and Andrea Iannone, right, of Italy poses for photos after qualifying for the Grand Prix of the Americas motorcycle race at the Circuit Of The Americas in Austin, Texas, Saturday. By TALES AZZONIAssociated PressMADRID „ If it was a farewell, Andres Iniesta went out in style. The veteran midfielder is expected to soon confirm hes leaving Barcelona at the end of the season. He couldnt have asked for a better way to say goodbye. Iniesta scored amid a brilliant performance as Barcelona crushed Sevilla 5-0 in the Copa del Rey final on Saturday, and became the first team in 85 years to win four straight Copa titles. It was a great night, for me and for the whole team,Ž Iniesta said. There were a lot of strong emotions, a lot of different feelings. Im happy to be able to help the team win this title.Ž Despite a lifetime contract at Barcelona, the 33-year-old Iniesta has been linked to a move to Chinese football. He will reveal his decision in the next week. Its a spectacle to watch Andres play,Ž Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said. He has to make a decision and see if he wants to come back next season.Ž Luis Suarez scored twice and Lionel Messi and Philippe Coutinho also made the scoresheet for Barcelonas record-extending 30th Copa triumph, and sixth in the last decade. We played a great match, with a lot of determination,Ž Valverde said. Sevilla was trying to win a sixth Copa and save a season which will end without any trophies and maybe not even a place in the Europa League next season. Barcelona ... played a formidable match,Ž Sevilla coach Vincenzo Montella said. The final took place at Atletico Madrids Wanda Metropolitano Stadium in the capital amid the ongoing political turmoil involving Catalonias bid for independence. There were jeers by part of the Barcelona crowd when the national anthem was played, but the boos were largely subdued by the reaction of the numerous Sevilla fans in the crowd. Spains King Felipe VI smiled and saluted the fans after the anthem. Suarez opened the scoring with a shot into the open net after a breakaway that started with goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen in the 14th minute. Cillessen made a long pass from inside his area to Coutinho. The Brazilian playmaker entered the box free from markers before making a pass back to Suarez, who just tapped the ball in. Messi scored with a mid-height shot from the middle of the area after a great backheel pass by Jordi Alba off the end line. Messi became the second player to score in five Copa del Rey finals, after Athletic Bilbaos Telmo Zarra. Suarez scored again before halftime with a low shot after picking up a great throughball by Messi and fending off a defender while entering the area. Iniesta scored the fourth in the 52nd after a quick exchange of passes with Messi. He dribbled past goalkeeper David Soria and shot into an empty net. Iniesta received a huge ovation by fans from both clubs when he was substituted near the end of the match. He then lifted the trophy, his sixth in the Copa. Last year, Iniesta became the first player to sign a lifetime contract with Barcelona, a deal allowing him to keep playing for the club for as long as he remained fit. Coutinho closed the scoring by converting a 69th-minute penalty kick after a handball by a Sevilla defender. No other team had won four Copa titles in a row since Athletic Bilbao from 1930-33. The only other team to do it was Real Madrid from 1905-08. Barcelona is also three points away from winning the Spanish league. Sevilla lies seventh, the final spot guaranteeing a Europa League berth next season. It was Sevillas eighth straight match without a win in all competitions.COPA DEL REY: Barcelona 5, Sevilla 0Barcelona easily wins historic 4th straight Copa del ReyAP PHOTOFC Barcelonas Andres Iniesta, centre, with teammates as they celebrate during an award ceremony after defeating Sevilla 5-0 in the Copa del Rey final soccer match at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday. I really had a lot of chances in the first set to have (a) little bit better score. I didnt convert (them),Ž he said. The only way to hold the level, and to hold the chances to keep winning after 10, 12 years, is to improve things.Ž He remains on course for a record-extending 11th Monte Carlo title and record 31st Masters. He shares the Masters record with Novak Djokovic, whose 30 wins include two here. Nishikori, who is making an encouraging return from a serious right-wrist injury, beat No. 4 Alexander Zverev 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. Its getting there,Ž said Nishikori, who has missed the past two majors because of a torn tendon. Little bit sore still.Ž Nishikori won on his first match point when Zverev scooped a backhand wide. The German player looked jaded, having finished a long and grueling quarterfinal at 9 p.m. on Friday. Nishikori has never won a Masters and last reached a final two years ago in Montreal. He beat Nadal in their last encounter two years ago to take the bronze medal at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. He knows it will be a different challenge toppling him in Monte Carlo. Hes been dominating crazy this week,Ž Nishikori said. On clay hes the king.ŽAP PHOTOJapans Key Nishikori th rows his racket after missing a point against Germanys Alexander Zverev during their semifinal singles match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Saturday. 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HR„DeJong(6),offBaileyFowler(3),off BaileyMolina(6),offHughes.RBIs„Peraza (4),Gennett2(7),Molina(15),Fowler(8), DeJong2(10).SB„Molina(2).S„Peraza, Bailey. Runnersleftinscoringposition„Cincinnati 4(Votto,Gennett,Duvall,Pennington)St. Louis2(Ozuna,Martinez).RISP„Cincinnati 2for9St.Louis0for6. Runnersmovedup„Wong,Molina.LIDP„ Duvall.GIDP„Gennett,Barnhart. DP„St.Louis3(Wong,Martinez),(DeJong, Wong,Martinez),(DeJong,Wong,Martinez). CINCINNATIIPHRERBBSONPERA Bailey5.27 332496 3.68 Garrett.10 000030.00 Hughes,L,0-211 110118 3.00 Peralta10 000080.00 S T.LOUISIPHRERBBSONPERA Martinez63 003791 1.42 Gregerson,H,1.21 110096.75 Lyons,BS,1-103 221017 6.48 Hicks,W,1-02.10 002026 0.00 Lyonspitchedto4battersinthe7th. Inheritedrunners-scored„Garrett1-0,Lyons 1-1,Hicks2-0.HBP„Martinez(Peraza), Hicks2(Schebler,Peraza). Umpires„Home,ChrisGuccioneFirst,Dave RackleySecond,LarryVanoverThird,Mark Carlson. T „2:57.A„42,382(45,538). T IGERS12,ROYALS4KANSASCITYABRHBIBBSOAVG. J aylf500200.233 Merri“eld2b401101.270 Moustakas3b501000.325 Duda1b401000.227 S olerrf301010.280 Cuthbertdh411000.250 A lmontecf423000.233 Escobarss412000.197 Buterac401100.167 T OTALS37411411 DETROITABRHBIBBSOAVG. Martincf522110.286 Candelario3b502212.275 Cabrera1b422320.299 Goodrum1b000000.194 Castellanosrf513300.286 Martinezdh411100.274 J oneslf511101.297 McCannc311021.226 Iglesiasss523000.206 Machado2b321120.209 T OTALS3912161284 KANSASCITY010201000„4111 DETROIT10203132X„12161 E„Duda(1),McCann(3).LOB„KansasCity 8 ,Detroit12.2B„Soler(4),Escobar(4), Martin(4),Castellanos(5).HR„Castellanos (1),offDuffyJones(2),offBoyer.RBIs„Jay 2(4),Merri“eld(6),Butera(5),Martin (8),Candelario2(10),Cabrera3(13), Castellanos3(9),Martinez(10),Jones(4), Machado(12). SF„Merri“eld,Martinez. Runnersleftinscoringposition„Kansas City4(Merri“eld,Soler,Cuthbert2)Detroit 6(Martin,Castellanos3,Jones,Iglesias). RISP„KansasCity1for10Detroit5for16. Runnersmovedup„Escobar,Jay, Candelario.GIDP„Escobar,Cabrera. DP„KansasCity1(Escobar,Merri“eld, Duda)Detroit1(Iglesias,Machado, Cabrera). KANSASCITYIPHRERBBSONPERA Duffy,L,0-34.210 6622101 5.26 Hill01 002012 1.35 McCarthy.10 000058.10 Boyer111100 1422.50 Grimm.12 3321 2221.86 S mith1.22 222132 3.52 DETROITIPHRERBBSONPERA Fiers,W,2-15.110 421081 3.71 S tumpf,H,31.11 000012 2.57 Saupold,S,1-12.10 000118 0.00 Hillpitchedto3battersinthe5th. Inheritedrunners-scored„Hill2-2, McCarthy3-0,Smith2-1,Stumpf2-1, Saupold1-0.WP„Grimm. Umpires„Home,RamonDeJesusFirst, KerwinDanleySecond,ScottBarryThird, CarlosTorres. T„3:04.A„19,302(41,297).YANKEES9,BLUEJAYS1TORONTOABRHBIBBSOAVG. Pearce1b301110.304 Hernandezlf400002.323 Solarte3b400001.266 Moralesdh401001.258 Pillarcf400002.303 Mailec400001.414 Diazss401000.213 Grichukrf110021.086 Gurriel2b301001.375 TOTALS3114139 NEWYORKABRHBIBBSOAVG. Gardnerlf321111.247 Judgerf422310.338 Gregoriusss412111.333 Stantondh410012.195 Hickscf310010.296 Walker1b401002.183 Andujar3b412301.250 Rominec210021.286 Torreyes2b401001.417 TOTALS3299879 TORONTO000010000„141 NEWYORK00200700X„990 E„Maile(1).LOB„Toronto6,NewYork 7.2B„Andujar(5).HR„Judge(6),off Stroman.RBIs„Pearce(10),Gardner(5), Judge3(15),Gregorius(18),Andujar3(9). SF„Gardner. Runnersleftinscoringposition„Toronto3 (Solarte2,Morales)NewYork3(Gregorius, Torreyes2).RISP„Toronto1for7NewYork 4for9. GIDP„Romine. DP„Toronto1(Stroman,Gurriel,Pearce). TORONTOIPHRERBBSONPERA Stroman,L,0-25.158645948.55 Axford.221111243.00 Clippard110022272.53 Loup110001135.68 NEWYORKIPHRERBBSONPERA Mntgmry,W,2-064 113591 3.80 Shreve10000213 0.00 Holder20 0002 2211.57 Inheritedrunners-scored„Axford1-1.WP„ Stroman2. Umpires„Home,WillLittleFirst,Tom WoodringSecond,TedBarrettThird,Lance Barksdale. T„2:50.A„40,986(54,251).INDIANS4,ORIOLES0CLEVELANDABRHBIBBSOAVG. 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Dozier2b412001.303 Mauer1b400000.308 Sano3b300101.203 Grossmandh402001.133 Rosariolf302001.250 Garverc400001.133 Adrianzass301001.250 Keplerrf301000.292 LaMarrecf301001.533 TOTALS3119107 TAMPABAYABRHBIBBSOAVG. Spanlf512300.259 Fieldlf000000.176 Crondh422401.264 Gomezrf400003.158 Miller1b400001.200 Robertson3b411100.250 Wendle2b423001.288 Ramosc411100.241 Smithcf321012.362 Hechavarriass312110.277 TOTALS3510121028 MINNESOTA100000000„190 TAMPABAY00200053X„10120 LOB„Minnesota5,TampaBay4.2B„Dozier (4),Grossman(2),Rosario(3),Ramos(3). 3B„Wendle(2).HR„Cron(3),offGibson Cron(4),offMoyaRobertson(2),offKinley. RBIs„Sano(10),Span3(17),Cron4(11), Robertson(5),Ramos(5),Hechavarria(8). SF„Sano.S„Rosario. Runnersleftinscoringposition„Minnesota 2(Garver,Adrianza)TampaBay1(Cron). RISP„Minnesota0for7TampaBay7for9. Runnersmovedup„Mauer,Span, Hechavarria.GIDP„Mauer,Garver, LaMarre,Span. 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NEWYORKIPHRERBBSONPERA deGrom7400210972.53 Ramos,H,6.102221174.00 Blevins,H,3.110001612.27 Fmlia,L,1-1,BS,20.23221219 1.50 ATLANTAIPHRERBBSONPERA Teheran74 001698 4.00 S.Freeman01 321011 2.89 Carle12 001111 1.20 Biddle,W,1-010 001015 0.00 Inheritedrunners-scored„Blevins2-2, Familia1-0,Carle3-3.WP„Blevins. Umpires„Home,JeremieRehakFirst, GerryDavisSecond,PatHobergThird,Dan Iassogna. T„3:07.A„41,396(41,149).BOXSCORES ROUNDUP/MATCHUPSIndians4,Orioles0: MikeClevenger pitchedatwo-hitterinhis“rstcareer completegame,andtheCleveland Indianshitthreesolohomersoff ChrisTillmaninavictory. Yankees9,BlueJays1: AaronJudge hitanearlyhomeroffrespected TwitterrivalMarcusStroman,then scoredonadisputedplayduringa seven-runburstinthesixthinning. Cardinals4,Reds3: YadierMolina hitatiebreakinghomeruninthe seventhinningastheCardinalswon fortheseventhtimeintheirpast eightgames,includingsixagainst theReds. Tigers12,Royals4: NicholasCastellanoshomeredanddroveinthree runs,andtheTigersroutedthe KansasCityRoyals. Phillies6,Pirates2: RhysHoskinshit ago-aheadthree-runhomer,Aaron Nolatossedsevenimpressiveinnings andthePhiladelphiaPhilliesbeatthe PittsburghPirates. Rays10,Twins1: C.J.Cronhitapair oftwo-runhomersandBlakeSnell wonhisthirdstraightstart. Brewers6,Marlins5: JesusAguilar homeredonthe13thpitchleading offthebottomoftheninthinningas theMilwaukeeBrewersralliedfor their“fthconsecutivewin. Braves4,Mets3: EnderInciarte droveinthegame-winningrunon abuntsingleinthebottomofthe ninth,andAtlantaralliedtowin. LATEGAMES HoustonatChicagoWhiteSox ChicagoCubsatColorado SanDiegoatArizona SeattleatTexas BostonatOakland SanFranciscoatL.A.Angels WashingtonatL.A.DodgersTODAYSPITCHINGCOMPARISONNATIONALLEAGUE2018TEAM2017VSOPP PITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA PittsburghWilliams(R)3-11.933-10-15.24.76 PhiladelphiaPivetta(R)1:35p1-02.494-00-00.00.00 NewYorkWheeler(R)1-12.771-10-00.00.00 AtlantaFoltynewicz(R)1:35p1-12.531-30-00.00.00 MiamiSmith(L)0-26.891-30-00.00.00 MilwaukeeGuerra(R)2:10p1-00.822-00-14.27.71 CincinnatiCastillo(R)1-26.751-30-16.14.26 St.LouisMikolas(R)2:15p2-04.262-10-00.00.00 ChicagoQuintana(L)1-18.162-10-05.15.06 ColoradoMarquez(R)3:10p1-14.343-11-011.00.82 SanDiegoLucchesi(L)2-01.662-20-00.00.00 ArizonaCorbin(L)4:10p3-01.653-12-328.06.11 WashingtonHellickson(R)0-03.861-00-00.00.00 LosAngelesWood(L)8:05p0-23.911-31-06.00.00AMERICANLEAGUE2018TEAM2018VSOPP PITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA ClevelandKluber(R)2-11.522-21-09.00.00 BaltimoreCashner(R)1:05p1-23.001-30-15.09.00 TorontoGarcia(L)2-03.863-00-00.00.00 NewYorkSeverino(R)1:05p3-12.633-10-112.24.97 KansasCitySkoglund(L)0-29.310-21-06.10.00 DetroitLiriano(L)1:10p2-12.552-11-06.03.00 MinnesotaHughes(R)0-00.000-00-00.00.00 TampaBayChirinos(R)1:10p0-12.700-30-00.00.00 HoustonMcCullersJr.(R)2-15.572-20-00.00.00 ChicagoLopez(R)2:10p0-21.420-30-00.00.00 SeattleRamirez(R)0-00.000-00-07.27.04 TexasPerez(L)3:05p1-213.141-21-228.03.54 BostonPrice(L)2-12.253-10-00.00.00 OaklandMengden(R)4:05p2-24.502-20-00.00.00INTERLEAGUE2018TEAM2018VSOPP PITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA SanFran.Cueto(R)1-00.452-10-00.00.00 L.A.AngelsBarria(R)4:07p1-01.801-00-00.00.00 KEY: TEAMREC-TeamsRecordingamesstartedbytodayspitcher. VSOPP-Pitchersrecordversusthisopponent. THISDATEINBASEBALL1876: Inthe“rstNationalLeaguegame,JosephBorden ofBostonbeatthehometownPhiladelphiateam6-5. 1898: TheodoreBreitensteinoftheCincinnatiRedsand JamesHughesofBaltimoreeachpitchedno-hitball games.Breitensteinno-hitthePittsburghPirates11-0 andHughesno-hittheBostonBraves8-0. 1903: TheNewYorkHighlanderslosttheir“rstgameat Washington3-1before11,950fans. 1922: KenWilliamsoftheSt.LouisBrownshitthree homerunsagainstChicago. 1934: ChicagosLonWarnekepitchedhissecondconsecutiveone-hitter,beatingSt.LouisandDizzyDean 15-2. 1959: TheChicagoWhiteSoxscored11runswith onlyonehitintheseventhinningofa20-6routofthe KansasCityAs.JohnnyCallisonhadthehit:asingle.In theinning,Chicagowastherecipientof10walks:“ve withthebasesloaded:threeKansasCityerrorsand onehitbatsman. 1966: TheBraveswontheir“rstgameinAtlantaby beatingtheNewYorkMets8-4. 1970: TomSeaveroftheMetsstruckoutthelast10 Padreshefacedfora2-1victoryoverSanDiego.He gaveuptwohitsand“nishedwithatotalof19strikeouts,tyingSteveCarltonsmajorleaguerecord. 1978: AndreThorntonoftheClevelandIndianshitfor thecycleina13-4winagainsttheBostonRedSox. 1980: IvanDeJesusoftheChicagoCubshitforthecycle in16-12winagainsttheSt.LouisCardinals.DeJesus had“vehits,droveintworunsandscoredtwice.FRIDAYSGAMES AmericanLeague Detroit3,KansasCity2,1stgame,10 innings Baltimore3,Cleveland1 Toronto8,N.Y.Yankees5 KansasCity3,Detroit2,2ndgame TampaBay8,Minnesota7,10innings Seattle6,Texas2 Houston10,ChicagoWhiteSox0 Boston7,Oakland3 NationalLeague Philadelphia2,Pittsburgh1 N.Y.Mets5,Atlanta3,12innings Milwaukee8,Miami0 St.Louis4,Cincinnati2 ChicagoCubs16,Colorado5 SanDiego4,Arizona1 Washington5,L.A.Dodgers2 Interleague SanFrancisco8,L.A.Angels1 MONDAYSGAMES AmericanLeague ClevelandatBaltimore,7:05p.m. MinnesotaatN.Y.Yankees,7:05p.m. OaklandatTexas,8:05p.m. L.A.AngelsatHouston,8:10p.m. SeattleatChicagoWhiteSox,8:10p.m. NationalLeague AtlantaatCincinnati,6:40p.m. SanDiegoatColorado,8:40p.m. MiamiatL.A.Dodgers,10:10p.m. WashingtonatSanFrancisco,10:15p.m.BASEBALLCALENDARMAY16-17: Ownersmeetings,New York. JUNE4: Amateurdraftstarts. JUNE15: Internationalamateursigning periodcloses. JULY2: Internationalamateursigning periodopens. JULY6: Lastdaytosignforamateur draftpickssubjecttodeadline. JULY17: All-StarGame,Washington. JULY29: HallofFameinductions, Cooperstown,N.Y. JULY31: Lastdaytotradeaplayer withoutsecuringwaivers. OCT.2-3: Wild-cardgames. DEC.10-13: Winter meetings,Las Ve g as. TOPTEN A MERICANLEAGUE PlayerGABRHPct. BettsBos18682326.382 LowrieOak20861232.372 MSmithTB1858921.362 JMartinezBos17681323.338 JudgeNYY19711824.338 AltuveHou21831028.337 MMachadoBal21831128.337 GregoriusNYY19631621.333 HRamirezBos17661522.333 MoustakasKC19801126.325 HomeRuns Trout,LosAngeles,7;Gallo,Texas,6;Lowrie,Oakland,6; Judge,NewYork,6;Betts,Boston,6;MMachado,Baltimore,6; 9tiedat5. NATIONALLEAGUE PlayerGABRHPct. RFlahertyAtl1858921.362 CabreraNYM20791628.354 GrandalLAD1558920.345 SwansonAtl19791127.342 MartinezStL2071724.338 HerreraPhi19741225.338 BryantChC17661222.333 DPeraltaAri16661122.333 HoskinsPhi20611520.328 ArenadoCol1656618.321 HomeRuns Harper,Washington,8;Blackmon,Colorado,7;Thames, Milwaukee,7;Albies,Atlanta,6;Villanueva,SanDiego,6; Molina,St.Louis,6;DeJong,St.Louis,6;JBaez,Chicago,6;3 tiedat5.


The Sun / Sunday, April 22, 2018 SP Page 5 SCOREBOARD PRO BASEBALLAMERICAN LEAGUEAll times EasternEAST DIVISION W L Pct. GB Boston 17 2 .895 „ Toronto 13 7 .650 4 New York 10 9 .526 7 Tampa Bay 7 13 .350 10 Baltimore 6 15 .286 12 CENTRAL DIVISION W L Pct. GB Cleveland 10 8 .556 „ Minnesota 8 7 .533 Detroit 9 10 .474 1 Chicago 4 12 .250 5 Kansas City 4 15 .211 6 WEST DIVISION W L Pct. GB Houston 14 7 .667 „ Los Angeles 13 7 .650 Seattle 10 8 .556 2 Oakland 9 11 .450 4 Texas 7 14 .333 7Fridays GamesDetroit 3, Kansas City 2, 1st game, 10 innings Kansas City 3, Detroit 2, 2nd game Baltimore 3, Cleveland 1 Toronto 8, N.Y. Yankees 5 Tampa Bay 8, Minnesota 7, 10 innings Houston 10, Chicago White Sox 0 Seattle 6, Texas 2 Boston 7, Oakland 3 San Francisco 8, L.A. Angels 1Saturdays GamesN.Y. Yankees 9, Toronto 1 Detroit 12, Kansas City 4 Cleveland 4, Baltimore 0 Tampa Bay 10, Minnesota 1 Houston at Chicago White Sox, late Seattle at Texas, late Boston at Oakland, late San Francisco at L.A. Angels, lateTodays GamesCleveland (Kluber 2-1) at Baltimore (Cashner 1-2), 1:05 p.m. Toronto (Garcia 2-0) at N.Y. Yankees (Severino 3-1), 1:05 p.m. Kansas City (Skoglund 0-2) at Detroit (Liriano 2-1), 1:10 p.m. Minnesota (Hughes 0-0) at Tampa Bay (TBD), 1:10 p.m. Houston (McCullers 2-1) at Chicago White Sox (Lopez 0-2), 2:10 p.m. Seattle (Ramirez 0-0) at Texas (Perez 1-2), 3:05 p.m. Boston (Price 2-1) at Oakland (Mengden 2-2), 4:05 p.m. San Francisco (Cueto 1-0) at L.A. Angels (TBD), 4:07 p.m.Mondays GamesCleveland at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. Minnesota at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Oakland at Texas, 8:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at Houston, 8:10 p.m. Seattle at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m.NATIONAL LEAGUEAll times EasternEAST DIVISION W L Pct. GB New York 14 6 .700 „ Philadelphia 13 7 .650 1 Atlanta 12 8 .600 2 Washington 10 10 .500 4 Miami 5 15 .250 9 CENTRAL DIVISION W L Pct. GB St. Louis 12 8 .600 „ Milwaukee 13 9 .591 „ Pittsburgh 12 9 .571 Chicago 9 8 .529 1 Cincinnati 3 17 .150 9 WEST DIVISION W L Pct. GB Arizona 13 6 .684 „ Colorado 11 10 .524 3 Los Angeles 8 10 .444 4 San Francisco 8 11 .421 5 San Diego 8 13 .381 6Fridays GamesPhiladelphia 2, Pittsburgh 1 St. Louis 4, Cincinnati 2 N.Y. Mets 5, Atlanta 3, 12 innings Milwaukee 8, Miami 0 Chicago Cubs 16, Colorado 5 San Diego 4, Arizona 1 San Francisco 8, L.A. Angels 1 Washington 5, L.A. Dodgers 2Saturdays GamesSt. Louis 4, Cincinnati 3 Philadelphia 6, Pittsburgh 2 Milwaukee 6, Miami 5 Atlanta 4, N.Y. Mets 3 Chicago Cubs at Colorado, late San Diego at Arizona, late San Francisco at L.A. Angels, late Washington at L.A. Dodgers, lateTodays GamesN.Y. Mets (Wheeler 1-1) at Atlanta (Foltynewicz 1-1), 1:35 p.m. Pittsburgh (Williams 3-1) at Philadelphia (Pivetta 1-0), 1:35 p.m. Miami (Smith 0-2) at Milwaukee (Guerra 1-0), 2:10 p.m. Cincinnati (Castillo 1-2) at St. Louis (Mikolas 2-0), 2:15 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Quintana 1-1) at Colorado (Marquez 1-1), 3:10 p.m. San Francisco (Cueto 1-0) at L.A. Angels (TBD), 4:07 p.m. San Diego (Lucchesi 2-0) at Arizona (Corbin 3-0), 4:10 p.m. Washington (Hellickson 0-0) at L.A. Dodgers (Wood 0-2), 8:05 p.m.Mondays GamesAtlanta at Cincinnati, 6:40 p.m. San Diego at Colorado, 8:40 p.m. Miami at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. Washington at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m.FLORIDA STATE LEAGUENorth Division W L Pct. GB Daytona (Reds) 11 4 .733 „ Tampa (Yankees) 7 9 .438 4 Dunedin (Blue Jays) 6 8 .429 4 Florida (Braves) 6 10 .375 5 Lakeland (Tigers) 5 11 .313 6 Clearwater (Phillies) 4 12 .250 7 South Division W L Pct. GB Jupiter (Marlins) 13 3 .813 „ Bradenton (Pirates) 9 6 .600 3 Palm Beach (Cardinals) 9 7 .563 4 Fort Myers (Twins) 8 7 .533 4 Charlotte (Rays) 8 8 .500 5 St. Lucie (Mets) 7 8 .467 5 Saturdays Games Clearwater at Tampa, TBD Clearwater 7, Tampa 3 Florida 7, Lakeland 5 Jupiter 3, St. Lucie 2 Charlotte 5, Palm Beach 2 Daytona at Dunedin, 6:30 p.m. Fort Myers at Bradenton, 6:30 p.m. Sundays Games Palm Beach at Charlotte, 12:35 a.m. Lakeland at Florida, 11 a.m. Clearwater at Tampa, 1 p.m. Daytona at Dunedin, 1 p.m. St. Lucie at Jupiter, 1 p.m. Fort Myers at Bradenton, 1 p.m. Mondays Games Tampa at Bradenton, 6:30 p.m. Dunedin at Lakeland, 6:30 p.m. Jupiter at Palm Beach, 6:30 p.m. Charlotte at St. Lucie, 6:30 p.m. Tampa at Bradenton, 6:30 p.m. Fort Myers at Clearwater, 7 p.m. Florida at Daytona, 7:05 p.m.PRO BASKETBALLNBA PLAYOFFSAll times EasternFIRST ROUND (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE TORONTO 2, WASHINGTON 1April 14: Toronto 114, Toronto 106 April 17: Toronto 130, Washington 119 Friday: Washington 122, Toronto 103 Today: Toronto at Washington, 8 p.m. Wednesday: Washington at Toronto, TBA x-Friday, April 27: Toronto at Washington, TBA x-Sunday, April 29: Washington at Toronto, TBABOSTON 2, MILWAUKEE 1April 15: Boston 113, Milwaukee 107, OT April 17: Boston 120, Milwaukee 106 Friday: Milwaukee 116, Boston 92 Today: Boston at Milwaukee, 1 p.m. Tuesday: Milwaukee at Boston, TBA x-Thursday: Boston at Milwaukee, TBA x-Saturday, April 28: Milwaukee at Boston, TBAPHILADELPHIA 3, MIAMI 1April 14: Philadelphia 130, Miami 103 April 16: Miami 113, Philadelphia 103 April 19: Philadelphia 128, Miami 108 Saturday: Philadelphia 106, Miami 102 Tuesda y : Miami at Philadel p hia, TBA x-Thursday: Philadelphia at Miami, TBA x-Saturday, April 28: Miami at Philadelphia, TBA76ERS 106, HEAT 102PHILADELPHIA (106) Covington 3-5 2-2 10, Saric 4-13 2-2 11, Embiid 2-11 10-13 14, Simmons 8-13 1-4 17, Redick 8-18 6-6 24, Ilyasova 4-10 1-3 10, A.Johnson 3-4 2-2 8, McConnell 1-2 0-0 2, Anderson 0-1 0-0 0, Luwawu-Cabarrot 0-0 0-0 0, Belinelli 3-7 3-3 10. Totals 36-84 27-35 106. MIAMI (102) Richardson 4-11 1-2 10, J.Johnson 5-12 4-5 15, Whiteside 6-9 1-3 13, Dragic 9-19 1-4 20, T.Johnson 0-1 0-0 0, Winslow 3-9 0-2 7, Adebayo 1-3 0-2 2, Olynyk 0-1 0-0 0, Ellington 3-7 1-1 10, Wade 10-22 5-6 25. Totals 41-94 13-25 102.PHILADELPHIA 26 30 23 27 „ 106 MIAMI 26 35 22 19 „ 1023-Point Goals„Philadelphia 7-31 (Covington 2-3, Redick 2-9, Saric 1-4, Belinelli 1-4, Ilyasova 1-6, Anderson 0-1, Embiid 0-4), Miami 7-19 (Ellington 3-6, Dragic 1-3, Richardson 1-3, Winslow 1-3, J.Johnson 1-4). Fouled Out„None. Rebounds„Philadelphia 57 (Simmons 13), Miami 43 (Whiteside 13). Assists„Philadelphia 22 (Simmons 10), Miami 21 (Richardson 7). Total Fouls„Philadelphia 25, Miami 32. Technicals„Covington, Saric, J.Johnson, Whiteside. A„19,804 (19,600).INDIANA 2, CLEVELAND 1April 15: Indiana 98, Cleveland 80 April 18: Cleveland 100, Indiana 97 Friday: Indiana 92, Cleveland 90 Today: Cleveland at Indiana, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday: Indiana at Cleveland, TBA x-Friday, April 27: Cleveland at Indiana, TBA x-Sunday, April 29: Indiana at Cleveland, TBAWESTERN CONFERENCE HOUSTON 2, MINNESOTA 1April 15: Houston 104, Minnesota 101 April 18: Houston 102, Minnesota 82 Saturday: Minnesota 121, Houston 105 Monday: Houston at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Wednesday: Minnesota at Houston, TBA x-Friday, April 27: Houston at Minnesota, TBA x-Sunday, April 29: Minnesota at Houston, TBATIMBERWOLVES 121, ROCKETS 105HOUSTON (105) Ariza 2-5 0-0 6, Tucker 1-6 2-2 4, Capela 3-6 1-6 7, Paul 7-11 2-2 17, Harden 9-21 8-10 29, Black 0-0 0-0 0, Qi 0-0 0-0 0, Anderson 4-6 0-0 12, Nene 2-2 0-0 4, Jackson 0-0 1-2 1, Green 4-8 0-0 7, Gordon 5-16 2-3 15. Totals 37-81 16-25 105. MINNESOTA (121) Wiggins 7-11 2-4 20, Gibson 1-4 0-0 2, Towns 5-13 7-7 18, Teague 9-14 2-3 23, Butler 10-19 4-6 28, Bjelica 0-1 0-0 0, Dieng 2-3 0-0 5, Brooks 0-1 0-0 0, Rose 8-16 0-0 17, Jones 1-1 0-0 2, Crawford 2-7 1-2 6. Totals 45-90 16-22 121.HOUSTON 28 23 24 30 „ 105 MINNESOTA 27 25 35 34 „ 1213-Point Goals„Houston 15-41 (Anderson 4-6, Harden 3-8, Gordon 3-9, Ariza 2-5, Green 2-6, Paul 1-3, Tucker 0-4), Minnesota 15-27 (Butler 4-6, Wiggins 4-6, Teague 3-5, Dieng 1-1, Rose 1-2, Towns 1-2, Crawford 1-3, Brooks 0-1, Bjelica 0-1). Fouled Out„Paul. Rebounds„ Houston 39 (Capela 11), Minnesota 41 (Towns 16). Assists„Houston 17 (Harden 7), Minnesota 29 (Teague 8). Total Fouls„Houston 18, Minnesota 16. Technicals„Houston coach Rockets (Defensive three second). A„18,978 (19,356).GOLDEN STATE 3, SAN ANTONIO 0April 14: Golden State 113, San Antonio 92 April 16: Golden State 116, San Antonio 101 April 19: Golden State 110, San Antonio 97 Today: Golden State at San Antonio, 3:30 p.m. x-Tuesday: San Antonio at Golden State, TBA x-Thursday: Golden State at San Antonio, TBA x-Saturday, April 28: San Antonio at Golden State, TBANEW ORLEANS 4, PORTLAND 0April 14: New Orleans 97, Portland 95 April 17: New Orleans 111, Portland 102 April 19: New Orleans 119, Portland 102 Saturday: New Orleans 131, Portland 123PELICANS 131, TRAIL BLAZERS 123PORTLAND (123) Turner 6-12 2-2 15, Aminu 11-20 0-0 27, Nurkic 9-13 0-0 18, Lillard 7-16 4-5 19, McCollum 15-22 6-7 38, E.Davis 0-1 1-2 1, Collins 1-6 0-0 2, Baldwin IV 1-3 0-0 3, Connaughton 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 50-95 13-16 123. NEW ORLEANS (131) Moore 5-10 3-3 14, Mirotic 4-8 1-2 10, A.Davis 15-24 15-17 47, Rondo 3-7 1-1 7, Holiday 15-23 9-12 41, Miller 1-2 0-0 3, Hill 1-2 3-4 6, Clark 1-3 0-0 3. Totals 45-79 32-39 131.PORTLAND 25 31 31 36 „ 123 NEW ORLEANS 26 32 42 31 „ 1313-Point Goals„Portland 10-27 (Aminu 5-11, McCollum 2-3, Baldwin IV 1-1, Turner 1-3, Lillard 1-5, Collins 0-2, Connaughton 0-2), New Orleans 9-25 (A.Davis 2-4, Holiday 2-7, Miller 1-2, Hill 1-2, Clark 1-3, Moore 1-3, Mirotic 1-3, Rondo 0-1). Fouled Out„Nurkic. Rebounds„Portland 33 (Nurkic 11), New Orleans 44 (A.Davis, Mirotic 11). Assists„ Portland 20 (Lillard 6), New Orleans 28 (Rondo 16). Total Fouls„Portland 28, New Orleans 21. Technicals„E.Davis, Collins, A.Davis, Moore, Rondo. A„18,544 (16,867).OKLAHOMA CITY 1, UTAH 1April 15: Oklahoma City 116, Utah 108 April 18: Utah 102, Oklahoma City 95 Saturday: Oklahoma City at Utah, late Monday: Oklahoma City at Utah, 10:30 p.m. Wednesday: Utah at Oklahoma City, TBA x-Friday, April 27: Oklahoma City at Utah, TBA x-Sunday, April 29: Utah at Oklahoma City, TBAODDSPREGAME.COM LINEMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLToday National LeagueFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINEChicago -117 at Colorado +107 at Philadelphia -130 Pittsburgh +120 at Atlanta -108 New York -102 at Milwaukee -187 Miami +172 at St. Louis -144 Cincinnati +134 at Arizona -179 San Diego +167 at Los Angeles -170 Washington +158American LeagueHouston -195 at Chicago +180 at New York -225 Toronto +205 Cleveland -220 at Baltimore +200 at Detroit -154 Kansas City +144 at Tampa Bay Off Minnesota Off at Texas Off Seattle Off Boston -140 at Oakland +130InterleagueSan Francisco -114 at L.A. Angels +104NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PlayoffsTodayFAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Milwaukee 4 204 Boston Golden State 6 203 at San An. Toronto 1 218 at Wash. at Indiana 1 205 ClevelandNATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Stanley Cup PlayoffsTodayFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE Pittsburgh -145 at Philadelphia +135 Nashville -172 at Colorado +160 Updated odds available at Pregame.comTRANSACTIONSBASEBALLAmerican LeagueBOSTON RED SOX „ Sent RHP Steven Wright to Pawtucket (IL) for a rehab assignment. CHICAGO WHITE SOX „ Placed RHP Danny Farquhar on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Gregory Infante from Charlotte (IL). Reinstated C Kevan Smith from the 10-day DL and optioned him to Charlotte. DETROIT TIGERS „ Optioned OF Mike Gerber to Toledo (IL). Recalled RHP Warwick Saupold from Toledo. HOUSTON ASTROS „ Transferred RHPs Dariel Aquino, Humberto Castellanos and Tanner Duncan from extended spring training to Quad Cities (MWL) and RHPs Carlos Sanabria and Robert Corniel and LHPs Patrick Sandoval and Cole Watts from Quad Cities to Tri-City (NWL). KANSAS CITY ROYALS „ Optioned RHP Scott Barlow to Omaha (PCL). Sent OF Alex Gordon to Omaha for a rehab assignment. LOS ANGELES ANGELS „ Designated RHP Luke Bard for assignment. Recalled RHP Eduardo Paredes from Salt Lake (PCL). NEW YORK YANKEES „ Placed RHP Adam Warren on the 10-da y DL. Recalled RHP Jonathan Holder from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). OAKLAND ATHLETICS „ Optioned RHP Josh Lucas to Nashville (PCL). Reinstated RHP Yusmeiro Petit from the family medical emergency list. Reinstated C Josh Phegley from the 10-day DL and optioned him to Nashville. SEATTLE MARINERS „ Sent 1B Ryon Healy to Arkansas (TL) for a rehab assignment. TAMPA BAY RAYS „ Designated 1B Brandon Snyder for assignment. Reinstated 2B Brad Miller from the 10-day DL. TEXAS RANGERS „ Recalled RHP Jos Leclerc from Round Rock (PCL). Optioned OF Ryan Rua to Round Rock.National LeagueARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS „ Traded RHP Tyler Pill to the L.A. Dodgers for cash. Optioned RHP Silvino Bracho to Reno (PCL). Recalled RHP Matt Koch from Reno. ATLANTA BRAVES „ Optioned RHP Lucas Sims to Gwinnett (IL). Reinstated RHP Josh Ravin from the 10-day DL. Sent LHP Luiz Gohara to Gwinnett for a rehab assignment. CHICAGO CUBS „ Placed INF/OF Ben Zobrist on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Wednesday. Recalled INF David Bote from Iowa (PCL). CINCINNATI REDS „ Sent RHP David Hernandez to Louisville (IL) for a rehab assignment. COL0RADO ROCKIES „ Optioned RHP Jeff Hoffman to Albuquerque (PCL). MIAMI MARLINS „ Placed RHP Odrisamer Despaigne on the 7-day DL. Recalled RHP Nick Wittgren from New Orleans (PCL). MILWAUKEE BREWERS „ Designated RHP Alex Asher for assignment. NEW YORK METS „ Optioned RHP Gerson Bautista to Binghamton (EL). Recalled RHP Corey Oswalt from Las Vegas (PCL). PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES „ Sent RHP Tommy Hunter to Reading (EL) for a rehab assignment. PITTSBURGH PIRATES „ Sent RHP A.J. Schugel to Indianapolis (IL) for a rehab assignment. SAN DIEGO PADRES „ Optioned RHP Luis Perdomo and LHP Tyler Webb to El Paso (PCL). Reinstated OF Wil Myers and RHP Kirby Yates from the 10-day DL. SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS „ Optioned RHP Derek Law to Sacramento (PCL). Reinstated RHP Jeff Samardzija from the 10-day DL. WASHINGTON NATIONALS „ Recalled RHP Trevor Gott from Syracuse (IL). Placed LHP Matt Grace on the 10-day DL.HOCKEYAmerican Hockey LeagueROCHESTER AMERICANS „ Assigned F Justin Danforth to Cincinnati (ECHL). TEXAS STARS „ Assigned D Shane Hanna to Idaho (ECHL).COLLEGESST. JOHNS „ Announced junior mens basketball G Eli Wright will transfer from Mississippi State. UT RIO GRANDE VALLEY „ Announced the resignation of womens basketball coach Larry Tidwell to become chief of staff for the Texas Tech womens basketball program.PRO HOCKEYNHL STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFSAll times EasternFIRST ROUND (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE TAMPA BAY 4, NEW JERSEY 1April 12: Tampa Bay 5, New Jersey 2 April 14: Tampa Bay 5, New Jersey 3 April 16: New Jersey 5, Tampa Bay 2 April 18: Tampa Bay 3, New Jersey 1 Saturday: Tampa Bay 3, New Jersey 1LIGHTNING 3, DEVILS 1NEW JERSEY 0 0 1 „ 1 TAMPA BAY 1 0 2 „ 3 First Period„1, Tampa Bay, Sergachev 1 (Cirelli), 8:07. Penalties„None. Second Period„None. Penalties„Zacha, NJ, (holding), 5:05; New Jersey bench, served by Hall (too many men on the ice), 7:10; Palmieri, NJ, (tripping), 11:12; Severson, NJ, (holding), 13:26; Greene, NJ, (cross checking), 20:00. Third Period„2, Tampa Bay, Kucherov 5 (Stamkos, Stralman), 12:27. 3, New Jersey, Maroon 1 (Palmieri, Butcher), 17:00. 4, Tampa Bay, Callahan 1 (McDonagh), 19:58. Penalties„Cirelli, TB, (high sticking), 9:02. Shots on Goal„New Jersey 11-4-12„27. Tampa Bay 10-18-10„38. Power -play opportunities„New Jersey 0 of 1; Tampa Bay 0 of 5. Goalies„New Jersey, Schneider 1-2 (37 shots-35 saves). Tampa Bay, Vasilevskiy 4-1 (27-26). A„19,029 (19,092). T„2:32. Referees„Trevor Hanson, Marc Joannette. Linesmen„Trent Knorr, Jonny Murray.BOSTON 3, TORONTO 1April 12: Boston 5, Toronto 1 April 14: Boston 7, Toronto 3 April 16: Toronto 4, Boston 2 April 19: Boston 3, Toronto 1 Saturday: Toronto at Boston, late x-Monday: Boston at Toronto, TBA x-Wednesday: Toronto at Boston, TBAWASHINGTON 3, COLUMBUS 2April 12: Columbus 4, Washington 3, OT April 15: Columbus 5, Washington 4, OT April 17: Washington 3, Columbus 2, 2OT April 19: Washington 4, Columbus 1 Saturday: Washington 4, Columbus 3, OT Monday: Washington at Columbus, TBA x-Wednesday: Columbus at Washington, TBACAPITALS 4, BLUE JACKETS 3, OTCOLUMBUS 1 1 1 0 „ 3 WASHINGTON 1 2 0 1 „ 4 First Period„1, Columbus, Calvert 2 (Jones), 10:08 (sh). 2, Washington, Backstrom 1 (Kempny, Stephenson), 13:22. Penalties„Eller, WSH, (roughing), 4:52; Vanek, CBJ, (slashing), 8:44; Jones, CBJ, (slashing), 14:02; Oshie, WSH, (slashing), 15:20; Stephenson, WSH, (cross checking), 17:26. Second Period„3, Washington, Kuznetsov 4 (Orlov), 3:21. 4, Columbus, Calvert 3, 4:45. 5, Washington, Oshie 3 (Carlson, Backstrom), 16:42 (pp). Penalties„Calvert, CBJ, (tripping), 8:37; Beagle, WSH, (interference), 14:00; Anderson, CBJ, (slashing), 16:28; Eller, WSH, (slashing), 18:46. Third Period„6, Columbus, Bjorkstrand 1 (Cole, Wennberg), 2:30. Penalties„None. Overtime„7, Washington, Backstrom 2 (Stephenson, Orlov), 11:53. Penalties„None. Shots on Goal„Columbus 11-9-16-6„42. Washington 7-13-1-8„29. Power -play opportunities„Columbus 0 of 5; Washington 1 of 4. Goalies„Columbus, Bob rovsky 2-2 (29 shots-25 saves). Washington, Holtby 2-1 (42-39). T„3:1. Referees„Gord Dwyer, Chris Rooney. Linesmen„Scott Cherrey, Kiel Murchison.PITTSBURGH 3, PHILADELPHIA 2April 11: Pittsburgh 7, Philadelphia 0 April 13: Philadelphia 5, Pittsburgh 1 April 15: Pittsburgh 5, Philadelphia 1 April 18: Pittsburgh 5, Philadelphia 0 Friday: Philadelphia 4, Pittsburgh 2 Today: Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 3 p.m. x-Tuesday: Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, TBAWESTERN CONFERENCE NASHVILLE 3, COLORADO 2April 12: Nashville 5, Colorado 2 April 14: Nashville 5, Colorado 4 April 16: Colorado 5, Nashville 3 April 18: Nashville 3, Colorado 2 Friday: Colorado 2, Nashville 1 Today: Nashville at Colorado, 7 p.m. x-Tuesday: Colorado at Nashville, TBAWINNIPEG 4, MINNESOTA 1April 11: Winnipeg 3, Minnesota 2 April 13: Winnipeg 4, Minnesota 1 April 15: Minnesota 6, Winnipeg 2 Aril 17: Winnipeg 2, Minnesota 0 Friday: Winnipeg 5, Minnesota 0 VEGAS 4, LOS ANGELES 0April 11: Vegas 1, Los Angeles 0 April 13: Vegas 2, Los Angeles 1, 2OT April 15: Vegas 3, Los Angeles 2 April 17: Vegas 1, Los Angeles 0SAN JOSE 4, ANAHEIM 0April 12: San Jose 3, Anaheim 0 April 14: San Jose 3, Anaheim 2 April 16: San Jose 8, Anaheim 1 April 18: San Jose 2, Anaheim 1ECHL PLAYOFF GLANCEDivision Semi“ nals (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Eastern Conference North Division Adirondack 3, Worcester 2 Friday, April 13: Adirondack 3, Worcester 0 Saturda y A p ril 14: Worcester 2, Adirondack 0 Sunday, April 15: Adirondack 3, Worcester 1 Wednesday, April 18: Adirondack 2, Worcester 1 Saturday, April 21: Worcester 6, Adirondack 5 Monday, April 23: Adirondack at Worcester, 7 p.m. x-Wednesday, April 25: Worcester at Adirondack, 7 p.m. Manchester 4, Reading 0 Friday, April 13: Manchester 3, Reading 2, OT Saturday, April 14: Manchester 3, Reading 2, OT Monday, April 16: Manchester 4, Reading 3, OT Wednesday, April 18: Manchester 3, Reading 0 South Division Florida 4, Atlanta 0 Monday, April 16: Florida 4, Atlanta 1 Tuesday, April 17: Florida 3, Atlanta 2 Thursday, April 19: Florida 4, Atlanta 2 Friday, April 20: Florida 3, Atlanta 2, OT Orlando 3, South Carolina 0 Thursday, April 12: Orlando 2, South Carolina 0 Saturday, April 14: Orlando 2, South Carolina 1 Thursday, April 19: Orlando 2, South Carolina 1, OT Saturday, April 21: South Carolina at Orlando, 7 p.m. x-Sunday, April 22: South Carolina at Orlando, 6 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 24: Orlando at South Carolina, 7:05 p.m. x-Wednesday, April 25: Orlando at South Carolina, 7:05 p.m. Western Conference Central Division Toledo 4, Indy 0 Friday, April 13: Toledo 4, Indy 3, OT Sunday, April 15: Toledo 4, Indy 3 Wednesday, April 18: Toledo 3, Indy 1 Thursday, April 19: Toledo 3, Indy 2, OT Fort Wayne 3, Cincinnati 1 Saturday, April 14: Fort Wayne 4, Cincinnati 3, OT Sunday, April 15: Fort Wayne 3, Cincinnati 1 Thursday, April 19: Cincinnati 7, Fort Wayne 6, OT Saturday, April 21: Fort Wayne 2, Cincinnati 1 Sunday, April 22: Fort Wayne at Cincinnati, 3:05 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 24: Cincinnati at Fort Wayne, 7:35 p.m. x-Wednesday, April 25: Cincinnati at Fort Wayne, 7:35 p.m. Moutain Division Colorado 3, Wichita 1 Sunday, April 15: Colorado 2, Wichita 1, OT Monday, April 16: Colorado 5, Wichita 2 Wednesday, April 18: Colorado 4, Wichita 2 Friday, April 20: Wichita 6, Colorado 0 Saturday, April 21: Wichita at Colorado, 9:05 p.m. x-Monday, April 23: Colorado at Wichita, 8:05 p.m. x-Wednesday, April 25: Wichita at Colorado, 9:05 p.m. Allen 3, Idaho 1 Friday, April 13: Allen 3, Idaho 2 Saturday, April 14: Allen 5, Idaho 4 Wednesday, April 18: Allen 5, Idaho 3 Friday, April 20: Idaho 2, Allen 1 Sunday, April 22: Idaho at Allen, 7:05 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 24: Allen at Idaho, 9:10 p.m. x-Wednesday, April 25: Allen at Idaho, 9:10 p.m. GOLFPGA TOURTEXAS OPENSaturdays leaders at TPC San Antonio (Oaks Course), San Antonio Purse: $6.2 million; Yardage: 7,435; Par: 72Third RoundZach Johnson 70-65-68„203 Andrew Landry 69-67-67„203 Trey Mullinax 74-68-62„204 Ryan Moore 68-67-70„205 Sean OHair 72-70-65„207 Jimmy Walker 71-69-67„207 Chris Kirk 73-66-68„207 Martin Laird 73-65-69„207 Richy Werenski 72-68-68„208 Grayson Murray 67-69-72„208 Joaquin Niemann 72-70-67„209 Andrew Putnam 73-68-68„209 J.T. Poston 72-69-68„209 Vaughn Taylor 72-68-69„209 Beau Hossler 71-69-69„209 Billy Horschel 68-71-70„209 Aaron Baddeley 71-71-68„210 Brandt Snedeker 70-72-68„210 Chesson Hadley 68-71-71„210 Dylan Frittelli 72-71-68„211 Kevin Streelman 74-68-69„211 Kevin Chappell 72-72-67„211 Keegan Bradley 68-71-72„211 David Hearn 70-68-73„211 Kevin Tway 72-71-69„212 Nick Watney 70-72-70„212 Matt Atkins 68-73-71„212 Sam Ryder 73-71-68„212 Ben Crane 72-66-74„212 Ernie Els 73-69-71„213 Austin Cook 70-74-69„213 Jason Kokrak 74-70-69„213 J.J. Spaun 72-70-71„213 Zac Blair 73-69-71„213 K.J. Choi 73-69-71„213 Brendan Steele 70-74-69„213 Nicholas Lindheim 74-67-72„213 Denny McCarthy 72-67-74„213 Ollie Schniederjans 71-71-72„214 Troy Merritt 73-70-71„214 Graeme McDowell 72-71-71„214 Adam Schenk 71-71-72„214 Corey Conners 70-74-70„214 Johnson Wagner 72-72-70„214 Keith Mitchell 70-72-72„214 Joshua Creel 69-72-73„214 Danny Lee 76-68-70„214 Retief Goosen 73-71-70„214 Harris English 69-72-73„214 Julian Suri 74-71-69„214 Jim Furyk 71-73-71„215 Zecheng Dou 71-71-73„215 Rod Pampling 72-70-73„215 Daniel Summerhays 74-70-71„215 Steve Marino 73-68-74„215 Brian Stuard 71-69-75„215 Hunter Mahan 73-72-70„215 Michael Thompson 72-73-70„215 Matt Kuchar 71-72-73„216 Jamie Lovemark 75-69-72„216 Ricky Barnes 73-71-72„216 Ben Martin 73-72-71„216 Charley Hoffman 72-73-71„216 Si Woo Kim 71-74-71„216 Lanto Grif“ n 78-67-71„216 Abraham Ancer 70-73-74„217 David Lingmerth 75-68-74„217 Peter Malnati 75-69-73„217 Ethan Tracy 72-72-73„217 Ben Silverman 71-73-73„217 Anirban Lahiri 76-68-73„217 Andrew Yun 73-72-72„217Made cut did not “ nish Cameron Champ 72-72-74„218 Xander Schauffele 75-70-73„218 Hudson Swafford 72-72-75„219 Bill Haas 73-72-74„219 Brandon Harkins 72-73-74„219 Joel Dahmen 74-71-74„219 John Senden 74-70-76„220 Brice Garnett 72-73-79„224LPGA TOURHUGEL-JTBC CHAMPIONSHIPSaturdays leaders at Wilshire Country Club Los Angeles Purse: $1.5 million; Yardage: 6,450; Par: 71 (a-denotes amateur)Third RoundJin Young Ko 71-67-66„204 Moriya Jutanugarn 68-66-70„204 Inbee Park 66-71-69„206 Eun-Hee Ji 68-69-70„207 Marina Alex 67-68-72„207 Minjee Lee 69-73-66„208 Caroline Inglis 68-71-69„208 So Yeon Ryu 71-65-73„209 Pernilla Lindberg 68-76-66„210 Bronte Law 70-72-68„210 Aditi Ashok 68-73-69„210 Austin Ernst 73-71-67„211 Jessica Korda 71-71-69„211 Sherman Santiwiwatthanaphong 70-72-69„211 Shanshan Feng 74-67-70„211 Mi Hyang Lee 71-70-70„211 Emma Talley 68-72-71„211 Charley Hull 75-69-68„212 Nasa Hataoka 71-73-68„212 Katherine Kirk 69-71-72„212 Morgan Pressel 71-68-73„212 Azahara Munoz 69-70-73„212 Brittany Altomare 70-74-69„213 Chella Choi 72-71-70„213 Lindsey Weaver 69-72-72„213 Lexi Thompson 68-71-74„213 Candie Kung 74-72-68„214 Jenny Shin 75-70-69„214 Jodi Ewart Shadoff 70-75-69„214 Jeong Eun Lee 70-75-69„214 Kris Tamulis 72-72-70„214 Kelly Shon 72-72-70„214 Carlota Ciganda 74-69-71„214 Michelle Wie 73-70-71„214 Mi Jung Hur 72-70-72„214 Ariya Jutanugarn 71-71-72„214 Yu Liu 70-70-74„214 Madelene Sagstrom 74-72-69„215 Caroline Masson 75-70-70„215 Beatriz Recari 72-71-72„215 Pornanong Phatlum 71-72-72„215 Lizette Salas 70-72-73„215 Robynn Ree 78-67-71„216 Christina Kim 74-71-71„216 Mariah Stackhouse 74-71-71„216 Megan Khang 73-72-71„216 Wichanee Meechai 73-72-71„216 Lee-Anne Pace 74-70-72„216 Sydnee Michaels 72-72-72„216 Lindy Duncan 70-74-72„216 Georgia Hall 71-69-76„216 Ayako Uehara 71-69-76„216 Cristie Kerr 73-73-71„217 Brianna Do 71-74-72„217 Sun Young Yoo 71-74-72„217 Lydia Ko 70-75-72„217 Amy Olson 73-71-73„217 Paula Creamer 71-73-73„217 Anne-Catherine Tanguay 76-67-74„217 Cydney Clanton 71-72-74„217 Haeji Kang 73-72-73„218 Brittany Lincicome 72-71-75„218 Jennifer Song 73-69-76„218 Danielle Kang 77-69-73„219 Jaye Marie Green 70-75-74„219 Peiyun Chien 70-74-75„219 Tiffany Chan 71-72-76„219 Hee Young Park 74-72-74„220 Kassidy Teare 70-73-77„220 Mo Martin 75-71-75„221 Natalie Gulbis 69-76-76„221Failed to make the cutHannah Green 76-71„147 Juli Inkster 75-72„147 Celine Boutier 75-72„147 Ally McDonald 75-72„147 Laetitia Beck 75-72„147 Daniela Iacobelli 74-73„147 Sandra Gal 74-73„147 Sung Hyun Park 74-73„147 Nelly Korda 74-73„147 a-Hae-Ran Ryu 74-73„147 Alena Sharp 74-73„147 Maria Hernandez 73-74„147 Wei-Ling Hsu 73-74„147 Thidapa Suwannapura 72-75„147 Gemma Dryburgh 72-75„147 Luna Sobron 77-71„148 Stacy Lewis 75-73„148 Mariajo Uribe 75-73„148 Julieta Granada 75-73„148 Cheyenne Woods 74-74„148 Su Oh 74-74„148 Emily K. Pedersen 74-74„148 Nanna Koerstz Madsen 74-74„148 Gaby Lopez 73-75„148 Dani Holmqvist 72-76„148 Caroline Hedwall 72-76„148 Karine Icher 70-78„148 Jackie Stoelting 75-74„149 Mina Harigae 74-75„149 Sei Young Kim 72-77„149 Lauren Coughlin 71-78„149 Brooke M. Henderson 70-79„149 Sarah Jane Smith 79-71„150 Brittany Lang 77-73„150 Amelia Lewis 77-73„150 Kim Kaufman 76-74„150 Rebecca Artis 75-75„150 Yani Tseng 75-75„150 Maude-Aimee Leblanc 75-75„150 Ashleigh Buhai 74-76„150 Cindy LaCrosse 80-71„151 Katelyn Dambaugh 80-71„151 Catriona Matthew 79-72„151 Joanna Klatten 78-73„151 Mel Reid 77-74„151 Jing Yan 76-75„151 Alison Lee 74-77„151 Beth Allen 73-78„151 Lee Lopez 73-78„151 Ryann OToole 73-78„151 Maria Torres 72-79„151 Giulia Molinaro 76-76„152 Ola“ a Kristinsdottir 75-77„152 Anna Nordqvist 74-78„152 Benyapa Niphatsophon 79-74„153 Emily Tubert 78-75„153 Tiffany Joh 76-77„153 Hyo Joo Kim 75-78„153 Paula Reto 72-81„153 P.K. Kongkraphan 78-76„154 Sandra Changkija 78-76„154 Katie Burnett 77-77„154 Celine Herbin 77-77„154 Jessy Tang 75-79„154 Perrine Delacour 78-77„155 Erynne Lee 75-80„155 Simin Feng 77-80„157 Mirim Lee 76-82„158 Angela Stanford 76-82„158 Angel Yin 81-78„159 Jacqui Concolino 81-81„162 Amy Yang 73„WDPGA TOUR CHAMPIONSBASS PRO SHOPS LEGENDS OF GOLF AT BIG CEDAR LODGESaturdays leaders at Buffalo Ridge Springs Ridgedale, Mo. Purse: $1.8 million; Yardage: 6,963; Par: 71 First round: Buffalo Ridge-Springs Course, Par: 71, Yardage: 6963 Second and third rounds: t-Top of the Rock, Par: 54, Yardage: 2430; m-Big Cedar Lodge, Mountain Top, Par: 39, Yardage 1912Third RoundCarlos Franco/Vijay Singh 66-m32-t47„145 David Toms/Steve Flesch 65-m34-t47„146 Paul Broadhurst/Kirk Triplett 65-t48-m33„146 Tom Lehman/Bernhard Langer 65-t48-m34„147 M.A. Jimenez/J.M. Olazabal 66-t48-m33„147 Steve Stricker/Jerry Kelly 68-m32-t48„148 Brandt Jobe/Scott McCarron 67-t47-m35„149 John Daly/Michael Allen 66-t46-m37„149 Billy Andrade/Joe Durant 65-m36-t49„150 Jeff Maggert/Jesper Parnevik 63-t52-m35„150 Mark Calcavecchia/Woody Austin 64-t52-m34„150 Olin Browne/Steve Pate 66-m36-t49„151 Marco Dawson/Gene Sauers 68-t49-m35„152 Roger Chapman/David Frost 68-t47-m37„152 Jay Haas/Peter Jacobsen 70-m32-t50„152 Jeff Sluman/Jerry Smith 66-m36-t50„152 Davis Love III/Scott Verplank 65-t54-m34„153 Paul Goydos/Kevin Sutherland 66-m36-t51„153 Larry Mize/Scott Parel 66-m37-t50„153 Mark OMeara/Colin Montgomerie 68-t52-m34„154 Tom Pernice Jr./Bob Tway 68-t50-m36„154 Lee Janzen/Rocco Mediate 66-t52-m37„155 Hale Irwin/Wes Short Jr. 71-m35-t49„155 Corey Pavin/Duffy Waldorf 69-m35-t51„155 Dan Forsman/Mike Reid 66-m36-t54„156 Russ Cochran/Kenny Perry 69-m37-t50„156 Mark Brooks/John Huston 67-t53-m36„156 Wayne Levi/Glen Day 67-m38-t52„157 Tom Kite/Gil Morgan 69-m37-t51„157 Andy North/Tom Watson 69-m37-t51„157 Brad Faxon/Joey Sindelar 67-t54-m37„158 Sandy Lyle/Ian Woosnam 67-t54-m38„159 Jerry Pate/Ben Crenshaw 68-m38-t53„159 Bruce Fleisher/Tom Jenkins 74-t51-m36„161 Bob Gilder/Craig Stadler 72-m39-t52„163 Jim Thorpe/Dana Quigley 73-t57-m39„169EUROPEAN TOURTROPHEE HASSAN IISaturdays leaders at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam (Red Course), Rabat, Morocco Purse: $3.1 million. Yardage: 7,615; Par: 73Third RoundAlvaro Quiros, Spain 67-70-72„209 Mikko Ilonen, Finland 72-72-66„210 Christiaan Bezuidenhout, South Africa 73-69-68„210 Alexander Levy, France 72-69-69„210 Erik van Rooyen, South Africa 68-71-71„210 Jeunghun Wang, South Korea 73-71-67„211 Austin Connelly, Canada 69-71-71„211 Alexander Bjork, Sweden 74-69-69„212 Joost Luiten, France 72-70-70„212 Joakim Lagergren, Sweden 68-73-71„212 Andrew Dodt, Australia 70-68-74„212 Andy Sullivan, England 72-72-69„213 Brandon Stone, South Africa 74-70-69„213 Yusaku Miyazato, Japan 73-70-70„213 Benjamin Hebert, France 71-70-72„213 Bradley Dredge, Wales 67-73-73„213 Wade Ormsby, Australia 71-75-68„214 Richard Sterne, South Africa 71-73-70„214 Ryan Fox, New Zealand 72-71-71„214 Callum Shinkwin, England 70-72-72„214 Paul Waring, England 72-69-73„214Also Sean Crocker, United States 71-74-71„216 Seungsu Han, United States 70-73-74„217WEB.COM TOURNORTH MISSISSIPPI CLASSICSaturdays leaders at Country Club of Oxford Oxford, Miss. Purse: $550,000; Yardage: 7,032; Par: 72Third RoundEric Axley 71-65-68„204 Willy Wilcox 72-71-64„207 Sebastin Muoz 67-71-69„207 Kyoung-Hoon Lee 69-66-72„207 Dan McCarthy 72-70-66„208 Michael Hebert 73-65-70„208 Jonathan Hodge 76-68-65„209 Kevin Dougherty 73-70-66„209 Roberto Castro 74-66-69„209 Roland Thatcher 68-76-67„211 Adam Long 73-71-67„211 Max Rottluff 70-71-70„211 Brandon Matthews 72-69-70„211 Dicky Pride 69-72-70„211 Carlos Ortiz 72-69-70„211 Johnny Ruiz 71-69-71„211 Chris Thompson 73-70-69„212 Wyndham Clark 71-70-71„212 Henrik Norlander 73-68-71„212 Julin Etulain 71-70-71„212 Cameron Davis 69-68-75„212 Anders Albertson 75-69-69„213 Derek Ernst 72-72-69„213 Braden Thornberry 75-69-69„213 Alex Prugh 71-73-69„213 Patrick Sullivan 73-71-69„213 Sungjae Im 71-72-70„213 Scott Harrington 75-67-71„213 Erik Barnes 72-70-71„213 Alex Higgs 71-70-72„213 Mark Hubbard 69-72-72„213 Jim Knous 72-66-75„213 Mark Baldwin 70-74-70„214 Roger Sloan 71-73-70„214 Brock Mackenzie 72-72-70„214 Robby Shelton 74-70-70„214 Augusto Nez 71-72-71„214 Brian Richey 72-69-73„214 Sam Burns 71-69-74„214 Joey Garber 71-68-75„214 Maverick McNealy 71-69-74„214 Mark Anderson 72-67-75„214 Max Homa 70-68-76„214 Dan Woltman 73-71-71„215 Kramer Hickok 73-71-71„215 Fernando Mechereffe 77-66-72„215 Conner Godsey 67-76-72„215 Jimmy Stanger 73-70-72„215 Joseph Bramlett 70-73-72„215 Spencer Levin 74-69-72„215 Brad Brunner 70-71-74„215 Seann Harlingten 70-72-73„215 Kyle Reifers 74-66-75„215 Ryan McCormick 72-66-77„215 Stuart MacDonald 74-70-72„216 Lee McCoy 75-69-72„216 Mito Pereira 78-65-73„216 Richard H. Lee 72-70-74„216 Dru Love 70-69-77„216 Kent Bulle 77-67-73„217 Luke Guthrie 73-71-73„217 Tim Wilkinson 72-71-74„217 Ben Kohles 70-73-74„217 Mark Wilson 72-72-74„218 Wes Roach 72-72-74„218 Alex Kang 73-71-74„218 Ken Duke 77-67-75„219 Brian Campbell 72-70-77„219 Rafael Campos 71-72-77„220 Bhavik Patel 73-71-77„221 Brett Drewitt 71-73-81„225AUTO RACINGNASCAR MONSTER ENERGY CUPTOYOTA OWNERS 400 LINEUPLineup based on Fridays qualifying for Saturday nights race at Richmond Raceway, Richmond, Va.(Car number in parentheses)1. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 123.859 mph. 2. (9) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 123.621. 3. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 123.581. 4. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 123.542. 5. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 123.220. 6. (41) Kurt Busch, Ford, 122.900. 7. (20) Erik Jones, Toyota, 122.872. 8. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 122.828. 9. (24) William Byron, Chevrolet, 122.811. 10. (4) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 122.805. 11. (88) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, 122.733. 12. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 122.399. 13. (12) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 123.063. 14. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 122.850. 15. (38) David Ragan, Ford, 122.850. 16. (14) Clint Bowyer, Ford, 122.845. 17. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 122.783. 18. (43) Darrell Wallace Jr., Chevrolet, 122.777. 19. (37) Chris Buescher, Chevrolet, 122.538. 20. (21) Paul Menard, Ford, 122.510. 21. (6) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 122.438. 22. (8) Daniel Hemric, Chevrolet, 122.388. 23. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 122.355. 24. (34) Michael McDowell, Ford, 122.222. 25. (10) Aric Almirola, Ford, 122.968. 26. (19) Daniel Suarez, Toyota, 122.934. 27. (32) Matt DiBenedetto, Ford, 122.772. 28. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 122.722. 29. (95) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 122.688. 30. (15) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, 122.644. 31. (13) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, 122.377. 32. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 122.344. 33. (47) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 122.266. 34. (23) Gray Gaulding, Toyota, 121.655. 35. (72) Cole Whitt, Chevrolet, 121.425. 36. (00) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 121.000. 37. (55) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 119.745. 38. (51) Harrison Rhodes, Chevrolet, 119.707.NASCAR XFINITYTOYOTACARE 250Friday night at Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, Va. Lap length: .75 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (2) Christopher Bell, Toyota, 250 laps, 0 rating, 56 points. 2. (11) Noah Gragson, Toyota, 250, 0, 0. 3. (8) Elliott Sadler, Chevrolet, 250, 0, 50. 4. (12) Matt Tifft, Chevrolet, 250, 0, 46. 5. (3) Austin Cindric, Ford, 250, 0, 35. 6. (1) Cole Custer, Ford, 250, 0, 45. 7. (6) Ryan Truex, Chevrolet, 250, 0, 31. 8. (26) Jeremy Clements, Chevrolet, 250, 0, 29. 9. (13) Ryan Reed, Ford, 250, 0, 28. 10. (18) Brandon Jones, Toyota, 250, 0, 34. 11. (10) Tyler Reddick, Chevrolet, 250, 0, 33. 12. (14) Jeb Burton, Chevrolet, 250, 0, 32. 13. (5) John Hunter Nemechek, Chevrolet, 250, 0, 31. 14. (7) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 250, 0, 23. 15. (27) JJ Yeley, Chevrolet, 249, 0, 22. 16. (19) Alex Labbe, Chevrolet, 249, 0, 21. 17. (17) Spencer Gallagher, Chevrolet, 249, 0, 20. 18. (16) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, 249, 0, 19. 19. (21) Brandon Brown, Chevrolet, 249, 0, 18. 20. (9) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, 249, 0, 17. 21. (24) Ryan Sieg, Chevrolet, 249, 0, 16. 22. (23) Joey Gase, Chevrolet, 248, 0, 15. 23. (30) Tommy Joe Martins, Chevrolet, 247, 0, 14. 24. (35) Tony Mrakovich, Ford, 247, 0, 13. 25. (20) Joe Nemechek, Chevrolet, 247, 0, 0. 26. (15) Chase Briscoe, Ford, 246, 0, 11. 27. (28) Garrett Smithley, Chevrolet, 246, 0, 10. 28. (34) Spencer Boyd, Chevrolet, 246, 0, 9. 29. (4) Daniel Hemric, Chevrolet, 246, 0, 18. 30. (22) Kaz Grala, Ford, 245, 0, 7. 31. (38) Vinnie Miller, Chevrolet, 244, 0, 6. 32. (36) BJ McLeod, Chevrolet, 244, 0, 5. 33. (37) Josh Bilicki, Toyota, 244, 0, 4. 34. (33) Chad Finchum, Chevrolet, 238, 0, 3. 35. (25) David Starr, Chevrolet, 229, 0, 2. 36. (40) Mike Harmon, Dodge, clutch, 133, 0, 1. 37. (29) Stephen Leicht, Toyota, brakes, 128, 0, 1. 38. (39) Timmy Hill, Dodge, fuelpump, 107, 0, 1. 39. (31) Morgan Shepherd, Chevrolet, brakes, 32, 0, 1. 40. (32) Jeff Green, Chevrolet, electrical, 26, 0, 1.Race StatisticsAverage Speed of Winner: 93.285 mph. Time of Race: 2 hours, 0 minutes, 36 seconds. Margin of Victory: 0.423 seconds. Caution Flags: 5 for 39 laps. Lead Changes: 9 among 6 drivers. Lap Leaders: C.Custer 1-43; C.Bell 44-68; D.Hemric 69-79; Joh.Nemechek 80-115; C.Bell 116-131; E.Sadler 132-154; N.Gragson 155; E.Sadler 156-162; N.Gragson 163-171; C.Bell 172-250 Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): C.Bell, 3 times for 117 laps; C.Custer, 1 time for 42 laps; Joh.Nemechek, 1 time for 35 laps; E.Sadler, 2 times for 28 laps; D.Hemric, 1 time for 10 laps; N.Gragson, 2 times for 8 laps. Wins: C.Bell, 1; T.Reddick, 1. Top 10 in Points: 1. E.Sadler, 311; 2. C.Bell, 282; 3. T.Reddick, 280; 4. D.Hemric, 273; 5. J.Allgaier, 263; 6. C.Custer, 263; 7. R.Truex, 242; 8. S.Gallagher, 228; 9. B.Jones, 227; 10. M.Tifft, 213.


Associated PressCHICAGO „ White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar was in stable but critical condition Saturday, a day after suffering a brain hemorrhage while in the dugout during a game. Farquhar passed out in the sixth inning Friday night after getting two outs against Houston. He was helped by team medical personnel and on-site EMTs, and regained consciousness before he was taken to a hospital by ambulance. The White Sox announced that additional testing revealed the brain hemorrhage caused by a ruptured aneurysm. Farquhar was receiving treatment and being closely monitored in the neurosurgical ICU unit at Rush University Medical center. Manager Rick Renteria met with players before Saturdays game against Houston and updated them on Farquhars condition. Asked if the right-hander required surgery, Renteria said, Well see how they proceed and hopefully the outcome is a positive one.Ž The team said it will provide updates on Farquhars health as appropriate, but requested privacy for the family. The 31-year-old fainted moments after leaving the mound. Renteria said Saturday that Farquhar had a strong heartbeat, a good pulse and was breathing wellŽ when he left Guaranteed Rate Field after passing out. Renteria said no one on the team saw advance signs that Farquhar might be suffering from the condition. Farquhars diagnosis stunned his teammates. Yeah, I mean, it crushes us in this clubhouse,Ž said James Shields, who started Fridays game. And nothing really matters baseball-wise when something like that happens, you know.Ž Hes definitely stable from what we hear, but hes got a long way to go and hes fighting,Ž he said. Houston manager A.J. Hinch said some of his players saw Farquhar collapse. We could see across the way that something was going on,Ž he said. As the group went around him, it just became a scary scene.Ž Then this morning getting that update, its very scary,Ž he said. Farquhar was selected by Toronto in the 10th round of the 2008 draft and made his major league debut with the Blue Jays in 2011. The right-hander is 10-15 with a 3.93 ERA in 253 career relief appearances with Toronto, Seattle, Tampa Bay and Chicago. The White Sox put Farquhar on the 10-day disabled list. Righthander Gregory Infante was recalled from Triple-A Charlotte. Page 6 SP Sunday, April 22, 2018 / The SunMARC TOPKINTimes staff writerThe Rays have made it official … or as official as things can be with them … in naming RHP Yonny Chirinos as the fourth starter in their rotation. The Rays had been using three, and two "Bullpen Day" slots when playing five straight days. But Chirinos showed well enough in his first three appearances (two starts) and apparently not enough for the Rays to be concerned about when his last one went bad, that he now will take a regular turn, starting Sunday against the Twins. Manager Kevin Cash said a key was getting Chirinos built up to the point where he could be counted on for 100 pitches. Also, that it took them about three weeks of regular-season play to get a better handle on how all the long relievers could handle the workload and responsibilities. "I think we're in a better spot now with Yonny in the rotation," Cash said. As they are now set up, they have RHP Chris Archer, LHP Blake Snell, RHP Jake Faria as starters. The primary remaining multi-inning relievers are RHP Matt Andriese, RHP Andrew Kittredge, RHP Austin Pruitt, and LHP Ryan Yarbrough.Rays will go forth w ith Chirinos as fourth starterAP PHOTORays starting pitcher Yonny Chirinos th rows against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning Wednesday. 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By BRYAN LEVINESports WriterPORT CHARLOTTE „ Willy Ortiz had himself a career night for the Charlotte Stone Crabs on Saturday. For the first time in his seven seasons as a minor leaguer, Ortiz completed seven innings, and did so in a 5-2 win over the Palm Bech Cardinals. Ortiz surrendered just one run „ unearned „ and limited the Cardinals to just five hits. The right-hander stranded six runners on base while holding Palm Beach to an 0-for-4 night with runners in scoring position. He also came one strikeout shy of his career-best mark of eight and walked just one batter. Reliever Roel Ramirez racked up three strikeouts in a fourout save. The Stone Crabs offense supplied more than enough support for Ortiz, who left the game with a 5-1 lead after seven innings. David Rodriguez has had a strong start to the series against Palm Beach. After a 2-for-3 performance with a double and RBI on Friday night, he came right back on Saturday with two more hits, another double, a run scored and three RBI. Jesus Sanchez also had a nice night with the bat, going 2-for-3 with two runs, a double and an RBI. Defensive miscues plagued the Stone Crabs in the first inning. Miles Mastrobuoni and Kevin Padlo each committed errors which eventually allowed Kramer Robertson to score the games first run off Ortiz. Charlotte answered back with two runs in the second inning with Sanchez and Rodriguez scoring runs. They added to their lead in the sixth inning with three runs with an RBI from Sanchez and two from Rodriguez. Contact Bryan Levine at CRABS 5, CARDINALS 2Palm Beach AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Robertson SS 5 1 0 0 0 0 .218 Troslair 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .204 Mendoza 3B 5 0 1 0 0 2 .338 Mieses DH 4 1 1 0 0 2 .255 Young 2B 4 0 3 0 0 0 .340 Billings RF 4 0 2 0 0 1 .321 Woodman LF 3 0 0 1 1 2 .217 Pinder CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 .154 Godoy C 3 0 0 0 0 1 .333 OKeefe C 1 0 0 0 0 1 .111 Charlotte AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Fox SS 3 0 2 0 1 0 .345 Mastrobuoni LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .267 Tenerowicz DH 4 1 2 0 0 1 .370 N. Lowe 1B 3 1 0 0 0 0 .377 Sanchez RF 4 2 2 1 0 1 .345 Padlo 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .239 Rodriguez C 4 1 2 3 0 2 .316 Gray 2B 2 0 0 1 1 1 .169 Stone CF 3 0 0 0 0 2 .444 Palm Beach 100 000 010 … 2 8 0 Charlotte 020 003 00x … 5 9 2 2B: Sanchez (6), Rodriguez (3). RBI: Woodman (6); Rodriguez 3 (6), Sanchez (11). LOB: Palm Beach 10; Charlotte 5. RISP: Palm Beach 1-for-7, Charlotte 3-for-8. GIDP: Mendoza; Mastrobuoni. E: Mastrobuoni (1, “ elding), Padlo (4, throw). CS: Pinder (1): Tenerowicz (by Oxnevad at 1st base. Clearwater IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA Oxnevad (L, 1-2) 5.1 8 5 5 2 2 0 4.50 McKinney 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 Latcham 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.70 Medina 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.86 Charlotte IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA Ortiz (W, 2-0) 7.0 5 1 0 1 7 0 3.00 Jones 0.2 3 1 1 1 0 0 4.76 Ramirez (S, 1) 1.1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.00 WP: Oxnevad. HBP: Troslair (by Jones), Trosclair by Ramirez); N. Lowe (by Oxnevad). Umpires: HP: Tyler Wilson. 1B: Michael Carroll. Time: 2Ž27. Att: 2,652.MILB: Stone Crabs 5, Cardinals 2Ortizs best leads Charlotte to victorySUN PHOTO BY TOM O'NEILL Stone Crabs starter Willy Ortiz went seven innings for the win against the Palm Beach Cardinals on Saturday night at Charlotte Sports Park. the blurred vision and dizziness have subsided. Rays: 3B Matt Duffy (strained right hamstring) took ground balls, and the Rays are hopeful he will come off the 10-day disabled list during their upcoming nine-game trip.UP NEXTTwins: RHP Phil Hughes will pitch Sundays series finale, becoming Minnesotas fifth pitcher to start a game this season. Rays: RHP Yonny Chirinos, who has started three bullpendayŽ games, will pitch Sunday and is now penciled in to pitch every fifth day,Ž manager Kevin Cash said.MLBFrom Page 1


FILMGo to : Avengers: Innity War opens nationwide Friday. In the lm, the Avengers and their allies band together in an attempt to defeat Thanos before he puts an end to the universe. TVTune in : Quanticoreturns for Season 3 on ABC Thursday, 10 ET/PT. DVD/BLU-RAYView: InPaddington 2, out Tuesday, Paddington is focused on the perfect gift for Aunt Luc y s 100th birthda y .STREAMINGWatch : The second season of the Emmy-winning series The Handmaids Tale premieres Wednesday on Hulu. CALENDAR GEORGE KRAYCHYK/HULU FILM MAGICPlan your week in entertainment with these highlights and pop-culture milestones: Compiled b y Mar y CaddenMUSICListen : Janelle Mones Dirty Computer is out Friday. Mone released the rst two singles, Make Me Feel and Django Jane in February and a third single, Pynk earlier this month. USA SNAPSHOTSSOURCE Timberland Wardrobe Values Survey of 1,001 adultsMIKE B. SMITH, VERONICA BRAVO/USA TODAY Despite the perceived higher cost, of consumers wish brands and retailers would sell more eco-conscious clothes, shoes and accessories.79% SUNDAY You can still get your kicks at this Route 66 icon Hackberry General Store in northwest Arizona greets visitors from around the world looking to step back in time. NEW YORK … Sitting with their Starbucks drinks on a cloudy Manhattan morning, the three stars of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child seem blissfully unaware that, minutes earlier, news broke that the production smashed the Broadway record for single-week ticket sales for a play, in just its third week of previews. Instead, Paul Thornley (Ron Weasley) is chatting about his favorite time to go to the citys Trader Joes locations, while Jamie Parker (Harry Potter) muses about how hes getting the hang of taking the 6 train on the local line vs. express. Thornley and Parker, along with Noma Dumezweni (Hermione Granger), all are Londoners in a new city, running errands and getting acclimated to an unfamiliar place while their families and children remain overseas.Theyre all returning as the lead char-THEATER Paul Thornley (Ron Weasley), Noma Dumezweni (Hermione Granger) and Jamie Parker (Harry Potter) bring their acting wizardry in  Harry Potter and the Cursed ChildŽ from Londons West End to Broadway.ROBERT DEUTSCH/USA TODAYAccio, Harry Potter! Cursed Child hits U.S. Maeve McDermottUSA TODAY The show is staged in two installments and runs a total of ve hours. Good luck getting tickets „ theyre selling like cauldron cakes. MANUEL HARLANSeePOTTER,Page2U USA TODAY LIFE APRIL22 2 01 8


2 SUNDAY,APRIL22,2018 USA TODAY LIFE Video game movies may be Hollywoods Achilles heel. The lm industry has been churning out adaptations of games like World of Warcraft and Assassins Creed for years, but theres something about turning these popular games into two-hour narratives that almost always fails. The things that often make video games successful „ generic characters, simple plots, lots of violence „ often make movies dull and frustrating. And yet, lmmakers keep trying, most recently with a new Tomb Raider lm and an adaptation of Rampage But a few lms stand out from the pack. We rounded up the ve best video-game lms available to rent or stream. And no, we did not include A ngry Birds If you love Angelina Jolie: Lara Croft: Tomb RaiderAlicia Vikander did her best in a poorly constructed lm in the recent Tomb Raider adaptation,but theres no replacing Jolies version of the character, which became a pop culture touchstone in the early 2000s. Sure, the movie is hammy and the costume is, shall we say, less than practical, but Jolie is a magnetic presence and sells every inch of the two movies. Stream it on Netix.If you want a marathon: The Resident Evil franchiseResident Evil is probably the most successful video game adaptation franchise, spawning six movies (so far) and turning Milla J ovovich into a star. The rst of the series feels almost tame compared with the wild heights the later lms would reach (in both story and CGI), but it remains one of the bestwritten video-game lms, which is saying something. Rent or buy them on Amazon, Google Play, iTunes, Vudu or YouTube.If you like great martial arts: Mortal KombatThis 1995 lms biggest strength is in its simplicity. The lm doesnt try to be more than the premise of the game: A group of dierent ghters battling for the fate of the world. Theres action, great costumes and hokey lines that dont feel too hokey. Stream it on Netix.If you want to feel like youre watching a video game: DoomTheres no mistaking this 2005 lm for anything but a video game adaptation. It revels in using aspects of videogame storytelling in its visuals, including a scene that feels like a rst-person-shooterŽ game. It also gets bonus points for being one of Dwayne The RockŽ Johnsons rst feature lms. Stream it on Crackle.If you enjoy the more ridiculous side of the genre: Prince of Persia: The Sands of TimeOK, heres the thing. The Prince of Persia is not a great movie. It also came under criticism for whitewashing the cast. But it does have lush visuals, and it plays less like a video-game adaptation and more like a straight adventure lm. Rent or buy it on Amazon, Google Play, iTunes, Vudu or YouTube.BINGEINGIf youre game for some fun, try theseKelly LawlerUSA TODAY If you cant get out to see Dwayne Johnson in Rampage,Ž cozy up with him and Karl Urban in Doom.ŽUNIVERSAL STUDIOS Milla J ovovich has played Alice in six Resident EvilŽ lms, and there may be more on the way.ROLF KONOW/SCREEN GEMS Mortal Kombat,Ž with Robin Shou, has no pretensions. NEW LINE CINEMA acters in whats easily the years most hotly anticipated new play, the latest installment in J.K. Rowlings immortal Harry Potter franchise. Cursed Child was a huge hit in its run on Londons West End, and judging from the $2 million in sales it raked in for its record-breaking week, it seems poised to replicate that success on Broadway. (The show opens Sunday.) Cursed Childis a blockbuster production in every sense, from its ve-hour run time staged in two installments, to the extensive renovations that Broadways Lyric Theatre made to accommodate the show. Then there are the stunning visual eects which, thanks to a #KeepTheSecrets movement imploring audience members not post details on social media, have stayed largely hush-hush.As Parker explains, the shows details are there, if you go looking for it,Ž but theres something cruelŽ about spoiling Cursed Child s magic. One thing he could divulgethat wont be a surprise to any readers of Rowlings original booksis that Harry Potter „ who, like the other two lead characters, is an adult with children in the new play „ struggles with the same angst he did as a teen at Hogwarts. Has he got past his childhood? Thats a big question. Did he ever get past 17 in the rst place?Ž Parker asks. And thank God hes still surrounded by Ron and Hermione and the people who keep him on the straight and narrow, because he does take a lot of unpacking. But I think you still recognize him from the book.Ž As for Ron Weasley, the goofy-asever character who provides much of Cursed Child s comic relief, Thornley recalled the somewhat ominous advice that Rowling, who developed Cursed Child alongside director John Tiany and writer Jack Thorne, once gave him. She said to me, You know, Ron is most peoples favorite character,Ž he says. No pressure.Ž But it was Dumezweni, an awardwinning actress who was born in Swaziland, who got the most press when Cursed Child s casting was announced for the shows London run, with fans mostly celebrating „ but sometimes questioning „ the choice to cast a woman of color as Hermione. Im a black actress, Im a black woman, thats what the world has told me I am,Ž Dumezweni says. Ive got dierent color of skin; my melanin is bigger and much more glowy than these two boys,Ž she said, aectionately gesturing to her co-stars. But this is who I am, and as an actress, I get to play Hermione. The world is saying, Black Hermione, and Im (saying), I get to play Hermione. Ž She points to Hermiones universal appeal as further evidence that her characters skin color is beside the point. The thing about Hermione, which is brilliant for me about her, is that every woman ... we all go to that character and go, I want to be her, I want to change the world, Im going to save my friends. And for me, shes a bit of a superhero.Ž Harry, Ron and Hermoine all are outsiders, Dumezweni points out. And thats why as human beings we go, Yeah, someone else can see me. And thats what J.K. Rowling did brilliantly.ŽThese themes of belonging and acceptance are central to Cursed Child, which, like Rowlings original novels, tells the story of young people searching for their places in the world, and sometimes clashing with their parents along the way.As parents, theres the constant, endless, unhelpful battle to be a perfect parent, at which I almost certainly fail almost every day,Ž Thornley says. There is that story (in Cursed Child ) for them. And also younger people (can) go, Oh yeah, maybe Im a bit like that sometimes. Maybe my dad is a bit like that sometimes. Ž As for the identity of the shows titular Cursed Child,Ž the three actors demurred. Yet its not a spoiler to say the play reects todays real-life sociopolitical turmoil, from warring government factions to rising authoritarian forces.Youve always got to ask yourself, Why this story, why now? Ž Parker says. And (playwrights) John (Tiany), Jack (Thorne) and Jo (Rowling) ltered it through the questions of the dangers of revising history and listening to the next generation coming up behind you, and how its it relevant to the biggest story at work in the world at the moment.ŽAnd how we as human beings connect with each other,Ž Dumezweni adds. And its got to be a big fun story about wizards at the same time,Ž Parker cracks. And in keeping with the original books, whatever emotional catharsis viewers nd in Cursed Childwont come easily for the perpetually tortured Harry, Ron and Hermione, who, even in adulthood, are called upon to save humanity. Isnt it a rare thing, telling hopeful stories now?Ž Parker asks. I think we need more of that, to be honest. And its not about being trite or sentimental. Any of the happiness thats found anywhere in the books, into the eighth installment and the play, is incredibly hard won. The families that we see coming to see it, they hear this story loud and clear, and by the end of it, you see generations looking at each other going, Whew.ŽPotterContinued from Page 1U The cast also includes Sam Clemmett and Poppy Miller as Albus and Ginny Potter, Alex Price and Anthony Boyle as the Malfoys.CHARLIE GRAY PUZZLEANSWERS PRESIDENT AND PUBLISHERMaribel Perez WadsworthCHIEF REVENUE OFFICERKevin Gentzel 7950 Jones Branch Dr., McLean, Va. 22108, 703-854-3400 Published by Gannett USA TODAY LIFE is published weekly. Advertising: All advertising published in USA TODAY is subject to the current rate card; copies available from the advertising department. USA TODAY may in its sole discretion edit, classify, reject or cancel at any time any advertising submitted. 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USA TODAY LIFE SUNDAY,APRIL22,2018 3 TRAVELadditions. Europe is heavily represented. A recent surge in South American tourists has been noticed. Visions of a vibrant Route 66 burn brightly amid the photos, paintings and other decor on the nostalgia-bearing walls. A re-creation of a 1950s diner with polished chrome furniture, a jukebox and black-and-white-tile ooring reminds travelers of a time when Americas lifeblood pulsed along the highway. Visitors captivated by a bygone era browse shelves lled with tremendously popular souvenirs. Nine out of 10 customers hail from outside the USA. They snap up items representing this likely once-in-a-lifetime trip. But they didnt come just for T-shirts and magnets and license plates. They want to experience a slice of Americana, where the open road promises a journey between destinations.A dilapidated roadside gemJohn Pritchard has lost count of the times he had driven his 1957 red Corvette past the dilapidated outpost while visiting his vacation home in Lake Havasu City. For 15 years the oddity caught his eye but it seemed just another roadside stop worn down by inattention. Until one da y in the late 1990s when HACKBERRY, Ariz. … Shortly after noon on a crisp day, the winter sun hanging low in the sky, a solitary Toyota speeds past a building that appears cobbled together from the wood and rusted metals that pile up on the shoulders of lonesome highways. Taillights blaze as the sedan makes a U-turn, the two-lane ribbon of Route 66 asphalt just wide enough to permit it. The car glides over a patch of desert smoothed by a thousand tires. It stops next to a building held up by faith and rusty nails. A brother and sister more than 5,000 miles from home climb out of the sedan, eager to explore what they had realized while speeding bywas one of their target destinations along historic Route 66.Hackberry General StoreHackberry General Store is a mustsee destination for Sergio and Andra Goder of Barcelona, in the midst of a four-month American vacation. Sergio says that getting kicks on Route 66 is a rite of passage for Spaniards visiting the American West. Friends expect to see his social-media posts lled with iconic images from the famous highway. As he and his sister sped along a lonely stretch of blacktop carved through the high Arizona desert, Sergio blinked, nearly missing one of the highways most emblematic stops. Because at 65 mph, the store and former garage appears to have lost its battle against time. Yet nothing could be further from the truth. It came out of nowhere,Ž Sergio says as he browsed the stores large selection of Route 66 license plates, signs and T-shirts. If we had missed it, that would have been bad.Ž He noticed two things as he sped by: the Hackberry General Store sign, and the fact that its patchwork structure was free of the chain-link fencing that sealed o some structures hed seen. If not for a reclusive artist, a nostalgic businessman and a retiree who couldnt let an icon slip away, the Hackberry General Store might have been another victim of Interstate 40, which for years made Route 66 irrelevant. The store not only survives, it thrives. Despite appearances to the contrary.At the crossroads of middle and nowhereHackberry General Store is the only sign of civilization for miles. Its rusted signs boasting of things that havent been there for decades (gas, oil, the Greyhound bus) seem to serve a dual purpose „ setting the mood and holding up the building. The store hunches quietly behind two vintage gas pumps whose state of disrepair is not obvious enough to keep some visitors from pulling up to them. Before this was a general store, it was a service station and garage.Inside the store, vintage and modern license plates upholster the ceiling, with room remaining for the additions mailed or delivered in person by patrons.Patches and currency from around the world blanket one wall, workers takin g time each month to p ost the latest he noticed someone inside. Thats when he met Bob Waldmire, an artist/cartographer/historian who had purchased the property years earlier, reopening the business in 1992 oering Route 66 souvenirs as well as tourist information. Given Waldmires roots „ his father ran a hot-dog stand on Route 66 in Illinois „ he preserved the store in its ramshackle state. For Pritchard and his wife, Kerry, it was love at 30th or 40th sight. After some negotiation, the couple were the proud owners of the only store within 10 miles. Armed with the perfect motive to retire, Pritchard moved his wife and two sons from Tacoma, Wash., to Arizona. The store provided the two things Pritchard was looking for: a hobby and plenty of space for his expansive collection of Route 66 memorabilia. It seemed like destiny for the Class of 66 graduate and longtime fan of the Mother Road.Fueling a passionWhen Pritchard opened the Hackberry General Store in 1998, it was part souvenir stand, part museum and all passion. He covered the walls with black-and-white p hotos of stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood, whose prime coincided with that of Route 66. Vintage gas pumps, still in their broken-down state, went up outside, as did metal signs that years ago had lost their battle with the elements, bullets or both. Pritchard installed his ode to a 1950s diner. Like Waldmire, he left the exterior as is, hardly ready for its close-up unless it was with a wrecking ball. But that was the key to the stores charm. The rundown look was a beacon to nostalgiaseeking travelers, as was Pritchards 57 Corvette parked outside. It wasnt long before Hackberry General Store attracted all sorts of attention. We had a Playboy photo shoot,Ž Pritchard says. American Airlines did a travel story on us. We were on the Arizona Highways TV show. It got so famous in that rst year or two.ŽThe decision to sell the storeWhen Pritchard decided it was time to retire, his employee and friend Amy Franklin made an oer neither could refuse. She named a price and Pritchard stuck out his hand. I knew the books,Ž Franklin says. He knew I knew the books. Deal.Ž When Franklin entered the store on Jan. 4, 2016, she had the same thought she did when she saw the store for the rst time 17 years before. Oh my God, this is so cool,Ž she thought in 1999. Now she added, And I own it.Ž Her appreciation for the ramshackle station deepened as she greeted customers from all over the world. Franklin saw the wonder in their eyes as they told her how they had saved for years to drive Route 66. Franklin retains the charming postapocalyptic look that visitors expected. Where time, at least over a few acres, remains frozen for those who enjoy a rare peek into the rear-view mirror.If you go11255 Route 66, Kingman, Ariz. hackberr yg The gas pumps outside Hackberry General Store havent worked in more than 20 years, but a car still pulls up on occasion. Historic Route 66 brings thousands each year, many visitors from other countries who are keen to see the American West. ARIZONA GENERAL STORE FUELS ROUTE 66 NOSTALGIAScott CravenArizona Republic USA TODAY NETWORK Owner Amy Franklin has left Hackberry General Store largely untouched since taking over in January 2016, an ode to times past when you could get your kicks on Route 66 through Arizona. PHOTOS BY SCOTT CRAVEN/USA TODAY NETWORK The post-apocalyptic look is furthered by signs boasting of things unavailable for decades (gas, the Greyhound bus) that set the mood andhold up the building


4 SUNDAY,APRIL22,2018 USA TODAY LIFE Scenic drives are great, but for a unique and historic way to see Wisconsin landscapes, theres an old kid on the block: a scenic train ride. Its ironic how popular theyve become, considering Americans left passenger railroads in favor of personal automobiles in the 1950s. But tourist trains are mostly thriving, drawing families and railroad enthusiasts for rides aboard historic, restored cars that trigger a nostalgia for older riders and fascination with an uncommon mode of transportation for kids. I think theyre popular because theyre kind of like reliving history,Ž said Steve Thomas, a volunteer and ocer with the East Troy Electric Railroad. Here are a few places to experience the thrill of a scenictrain ride in Wisconsin.East Troy Electric RailroadThis kid-friendly train follows the last remaining segment of the Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light interurban rail system that once stretched for 130 miles in southeastern Wisconsin. A 71‡2-mile ride takes passengers from a depot in East Troy to the Elegant Farmer in Mukwonago. Passengers can board at either depot, and tickets are good for unlimited rides between the two. Special events throughout the year include dinner, pizza and beer trains. Trains run Saturdays and Sundays, April 7 to Nov. 4 with Friday rides June 1 to Oct. 26. Tickets are $12.50 for adults, $10.50 for seniors 65 and older, $8 for kids 3-14 and free for kids 2 and younger. Special trains cost more and require reservations. Bottoms Train, Durand Bird-watchers will enjoy this 81‡2-mile open-car ride through the 13,000-acre Tiany Wildlife Area. Without any major roads or developed trails through the area, the train is one of the few ways to get into a wildlife area that sees hundreds of bird species pass through every year. The remote ride is oered only a handful of times every year, during prime birding season in May and September. Advance re g istration is re q uired. Public rides also will be oered May 5, 9 and 12 and June 3. chippewavalleymotorcarassociation Mid-Continent Railway Museum, North Freedom This 7-mile ride might be the most scenic of the bunch, taking riders through the beautiful Baraboo Hills. The railcars, dating back more than a century, and the restored 1894 depot add to the experience. Train rides are oered weekends in May, Sept., and Oct., and daily June 2Sept. 3. Tickets start at $20 for adults, $18 for seniors, $10 for 3-12 and free for 2 and under. Steam Train, Laona A 1916 4-spot steam locomotive pulls passengers from an 1880s depot in Laona to Camp 5, an old logging camp and site of the Lumber Company Farm. Buildings from the farm remain, including a petting zoo and a blacksmith shop. Rides are oered Thursday through Monday, June 21-A ug. 18, with special fall rides Sept. 1, 22 and 29. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for seniors 65 and older, $8 for kids 4-16 and free for 3 and under. Railroad Museum, Green BayThis museum is a wonderland for adults and kids, with dozens of historical rail cars and engines, including a Big Boy, the worlds largest steam locomotive. The museum oers 25-minute rides aboard vintage, full-size cars. Museum admission and a train ticket cost $12 for adults, $11for seniors, $9.50 for kids 2-12 and are free for kids under 2. Osceola & St. Croix Valley RailwayRide through the scenic St. Croix River Valley aboard an Empire Builder. Rides depart from a 1916 depot, with options of a 90-minute ride through the valleys blus or a shorter 50-minute trip to Dresser and back. Trains run July through October. Tickets for the longer ride are $20 for adults, $10 for kids 3-15 and free under 3. trans p ortationmuseum.or g Capture Wisconsin aboard a classic trainChelsey LewisMilwaukee Journal Sentinel A 1916 loc omotive takes visitors from Laona, Wis., to Camp 5, a logging camp turned museum in Forest County. MARY RODDIS CONNOR EXPERIENCEFOR MORE INFORMATIONUSATODAY.COM/EXPERIENCE/ TRAVEL AMERICA Sensible eating has its moments, but sometimes, you want to eat big. Harley Morenstein a snack food entrepreneur and host of the YouTube show Epic Meal Time, says restaurants around the country are embracing gargantuan dishes designed to catch social media buzz. Even if youre not someone to take a picture of your food, youre going to take out your camera,Ž says the former high school teacher. He shares some favorite plus-size dishes.Big Pie in the Sky, Kennesaw, Ga.A slice of pizza takes on new dimensions in this college-town parlor that features 30-inch pies. Its a sight to see, its just monstrous. If you hold it up, it goes from the top of your head to the middle of your arm,ŽMorenstein says. Undaunted customers can try the Carnivore Challenge, which gives a pair of diners an hour to eat an 11-pound pizza topped with vemeats. bigpieinthesky.comDeli Sushi & Dessert, San DiegoSushi might seem light and healthy, but not if you order the Monster Roll at Deli. Its packed with rice, cream cheese, salmon, avocado, crab, and shrimp chips. It weighs as much as my sister weighed when she was born, which is seven pounds,Ž Morenstein says. Its like eating eight regular sushi rolls in one.Ž delisd.comClinton Station Diner, Clinton, N.J.In the world of big food, its hard to match the Mt. Olympus burger. You have to order ahead because the 50pound monster takes ve hours to prepare. But if you and four friends can nish it in less than three hours, the restaurant will pay you $1,000 (if you cant, itll set you back $166). Morenstein says its fortunate the diner never closes. Youd only go in at 3 a.m. to take on such a ridiculous challenge, and the good news is theyre open.Ž clintonstationdiner.comDong Thao Noodles, SeattleBig food crosses cultural boundaries at this fourth-generation Vietnamese shop, which oers a dish it calls the worlds largest serving of the traditional soup pho. Dubbed Seattles Super Bowl, it includes four liters of broth and four pounds apiece of meat and homemade noodles.s on The Hill, Saint LouisThis Italian eatery earned its spot in culinary history for its toasted ravioli, an appetizer now associated with St. Louis. But Morenstein singles it out for a pasta dish called The Hill. The enormous bowl of spaghetti is topped with one of the worlds largest meatballs, he says. It looks like something between a childs head and a basketball.Ž mamasonthehill.comSan Francisco Creamery Co., Walnut Creek, Calif.The Bay Area has plenty of ice cream shops, but only one serves the Kitchen Sink, a giant sundae served in an actual kitchen sink. Its made with three sliced bananas, eight scoops of ice cream and eight homemade toppings. The whole thing is completely covered in mounds and mounds of whipped cream,Ž Morenstein says. sanfranciscocreameryco.comPapa Bob's BBQ, Bonner Springs, KansasKansas City barbecue already is a legend, but this joint takes it to a whole new level. Its Ultimate Destroyer packs a footlong hoagie bun with mounds of pulled pork, smoked pork, turkey breast, smoked ham, hamburger, brisket and sausage. All accompanied by a half-pound of fries. Anything you ever wanted to try in Kansas City barbecue is in this sandwich. Maybe its goofy bravado, but I would want it,Ž Morenstein says. papabobsbbq.comPaddy Longs, ChicagoCome to this Windy City bar for the nest in beer „ and cured meat. The pubs bacon menu includes The Bomb, a ve-pound dish of ground sausage, pork and beef mixed with spices and then wrapped in brown sugar bacon and slow-cooked in a pig roaster. paddylongs.comJack-n-Grill, DenverIf youre prone to wake up hungry, this Mexican restaurants breakfast burrito is for you. The seven-pound monster features acarton of eggs, hash browns, ham and cheese, Morenstein says. The dish is so intimidating that it was too much for Adam Richman of the Travel Channels show Man v. Food jackngrill.comDeanies Seafood, New OrleansIf youre not sure what kind of seafood to sample, this Bucktown neighborhood market makes deciding a breeze. Its Giant Seafood Platter arrives looking like a personal challenge from Poseidon, Morenstein says. The fried platter includes 18 shrimp, 15 strips of catsh, a dozen oysters, six crawsh balls and two soft-shell crabs „ all piled atop a generous pile of French fries. Its ordering made simple.Ž deanies.com10 ginormous dishes are camera-ready The 50-pound Mt. Olympus burger served at Clinton Station Diner in Clinton, N.J., takes ve hours to prepare. CLINTONSTATIONDINER.COM The Kitchen Sink sundae is made with three bananas, eight scoops and eight toppings.SANFRANCISCOCREAMERYCO.COMLarry BleibergSpecial to USA TODAY


USA TODAY LIFE SUNDAY,APRIL22,2018 5 BOOKSIts the 50th birthday of a lm that was supposed to be „ and denitely is „ the proverbial really good science ction movie,Ž and Michael Bensons exhaustive new book about the making of 2001: A Space Odyssey stars the two men at the center of an inuential powerhouse. In 1968, 2001 changed the game for the scigenre. Until that point, science ction movies were mainly considered trash. Then a couple of cultural giants „ novelist Arthur C. Clarke and lmmaker Stanley Kubrick „ got together and created an astounding, philosophical and downright Homeric work that explored evolution, articial intelligence and the existence of alien life in the universe. Space Odyssey: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke and the Making of a Masterpiece (Simon & Schuster, 512 pp., eeeE ) eectively chronicles all of it, down to the smallest spaceship details and the most petty business decisions. The book presents in a fairly straightforward manner the four years between director Kubrick and author Clarkes initial meeting and 2001 s release. They were fans of each others work: Kubrick, coming o Dr. Strangelove yearned to make a groundbreaking sciepic, and the older Clarke, a sciicon even then, wanted to break into Hollywood. They became a cinematic equivalent to McCartney and Lennon, two talented visionaries who became friends and created something epic while also navigating the friction between them. And something as mind-blowing and esoteric as 2001 which begins with early man-apes discovering a black monolith and then blasts into the future with astronauts dealing with an AI on the verge of a breakdown (the antagonistic HAL-9000), is going to have its setbacks. Benson skillfully digs into the budget-busting actions and plot problems, because the script was constantly changing during lming and it took forever for Kubrick to gure out the trippy ending. Its enlightening stu, especially for casual fans of the movie, about how Kubrick got struggling actors to learn their lines and the near-mutiny of the special-eects department when the lmmaker considered having his main characters travel to Saturn instead of Jupiter. Hardcore 2001 nerds will dig the nuts and bolts of the designs of the Dawn of ManŽ opening and the memorable Star Gatesequence. Theres loads of trivia (the movies costumer plotted the assassination of Nazis!) and Benson weaves in supporting personalities who put readers on ground zero of the lming chaos. But, like a good Beatles tune when those two songwriters are clicking, Space Odyssey is fueled by the dynamic between Kubrick and Clarke. Both had their egos, sure, yet powered through dierences to make something great. Clarke had to deal with other personal business during the making of 2001 and worried that Kubrick would be bothered by his homosexuality (he wasnt). And the lmmaker himself, who had a reputation for being brilliant but cold, is given a fair amount of warmth by Benson: One passage nds Kubrick directing his young daughter for avoice-over thats more than a little adorable. Space Odyssey is a solid companion piece to a sciclassic, both for newbies trying to gure out the movies existential questions and longtime HAL lovers who want to know everything about two guys and their grand movie mission.REVIEW Dr. David Bowman (Keir Dullea) faces the great unknown in novelist Arthur C. Clarke and lmmaker Stanley Kubricks 1968 work of art. APSPACE ODYSSEY: EVEN HAL WOULD APPROVE Brian TruittColumnist USA TODAY Author Michael Benson2001: A Space Odyssey: Book celebrates 50th anniversary of scimovie masterpieceImagine growing up the child of Pablo Picasso or Paul Gauguin. That alone might persuade you to read Tom Rachmans third novel, The Italian Teacher (Viking, 352 pp., eeee ), a poignant, touching tale about living in the shadow of brazen artistic genius. Otherwise, reading Rachman is simply trendy if you appreciate literary ctions brightest, newest voices. The story of The Italian Teacher begins in 1955 in Rome. Bear Bavinski,a noted American artist, has left a family in the States and moved in with aspiring ceramist Natalie „ who is his wife and former model „ along with their 5-year-old son, Charles, known as Pinch. At rst, everythings lovingly quirky „ Bear smoking his pipe in the cramped studio, roughhousing with Pinch, Natalie neglecting her pottery to accommodate Bears manic ts of creativity. Its everything youd picture from the private life of an eccentric artist „ almost. While Bear is charming, a huge personality, hes impossibly impulsive and self-centered. A agrant philanderer, his appetites „ sensual, aesthetic and culinary „ are insatiable. Little surprise hell abandon a half-dozen wives and 17 children, including Natalie and Pinch, as unremorsefully as he burns his untŽ paintings behind the studio. Nobody wants a well-behaved artist,Ž Rachman interjects. Yet, everybody loves Bear, including Pinch. Pinch is a bright, kindhearted son who idolizes his father andseeks Bears love and attention while struggling to nd his p lace in the world. The best-selling author of The Imperfectionists (2010) and The Rise & Fall of Great Powers (2014), Rachman writes compelling stories of the entangled lives of damaged, endearing characters and their struggles to discover who they are. For Pinch, that means trying to become an artist. At 15, encouraged by the single, cherished art lesson Bear once gave him, Pinch paints daily, looking forward to showing his art to his father. When he does, Bears ohanded dismissal crushes Pinch: I got to tell you, kiddo. Youre not an artist. And you never will be.Ž Pinchs next plan, to study art history in college and become Bears biographer, fails, too, sending him on a downward spiral of broken relationships and shattered dreams. Eventually, Pinch settles for a disillusioned existence teaching Italian at a London school. Rachmans narrative is rich with wordplay, clever dialogue and subtle insights. His plot twists blindside you. And his ensemble of lovable mists„ from Pinchs true love in college, Cilla Barrows,to his best friend, self-styled bohemian Marsden McClintock „ isunforgettable. Nearing the end, Bear is camped out at his studio,enraged that his large oils, close-ups of female body parts called Life-Stills,Žarent as acclaimed as the works of that clown Picasso.Ž Worried about his place in history, he entrusts Pinch with a cache of never-shown Bavinskis, and designates Pinch keeper of his legacy. Pinchs scheme to succeed at that, and create his own identity, is the nale that will leave y ou sur p rised sad and u p lifted.REVIEWTeacher: A perfect portrait of failed geniusDon OldenburgSpecial to USA TODAY Author Tom RachmanTara Westover is living proof that some people are at-out, boots-always-laced-up indomitable. Her new book, Educated (Random House, 334 pp., eeee ), is a heartbreaking, heartwarming, best-in-years memoir about striding beyond the limitations of birth and environment into a better life. At age 16, Westover, who had never attended school, who could only watch longingly as the school bus passed by on the highway every day, made a decision: She studied to pass college admission tests and got herself into Brigham Young University. She didnt have the sense or sophistication to know exactly what she was aiming for. She simply had the tiny nugget of an idea that other kids, normal kids, went to school and learned things, and that was probably a good thing. Her childhood had been hard and odd. She and her six siblings grew up in rural Idaho in a lthy, ramshackle house nestled against a mountain she loved and a chaotic junkyard she didnt. No television, radio or even telephone for many years. No doctor visits, no matter what. Her father was a domineering man who responded to conict or challenge with lectures about God and obsessed about armed Feds showing up at the door. The kids had head-for-the hillsŽ bags they could grab if they had to abandon their home and survive in the woods. He insisted on home births, and though some of the children attended school for a time, he eventually ruled all public schooling o-limits. He ordered that g uns, p rovisions and water be buried on the property so that when the apocalypse came „ when everyone (would be) drinking from puddles and living in darknessŽ „ his family would survive. The authors mother, an herbalist and midwife,rarely challenged her husband, abiding by his decrees and tending toinjuries „ including her own brain injury from a car wreck„ at home, with needles, thread, herbs and bed rest. Westover learned to drive a forklift when she was too young to drive a car, endured physical and emotional abuse by a brother, and was instructed in the art of shutting up,Ž as her mother called it. That required keeping utterly silent when possible and speaking little when it wasnt to protect the family. Westover is careful to present the good parts with the bad: She had loving relationships with her grandparents and a few friends outside the family; her father was at times tender; she was permitted to participate in local theater; and she worked in town sometimes. And even when presenting the rough parts, Westover, now 31, doesnt wail. She writes about it as she processed it when she was growing up insulated: in a straightforward manner. It wasnt until she reached her teen years that she began to realize not everyone lived this way. So she went o to BYU at 17 with 12 jars of home-canned peaches and a garbage bag full of clothes. She made few friends, had to cover enormous ground to make up for her cultural and booklearning ignorance, and yet, she received a doctoral degree from Cambridge. Its incredible, yes. But once you sift throu g h her life not so ver y sur p risin g .REVIEWMemoir Educated will horrify, then inspireSharon PetersSpecial to USA TODAY Author Tara Westover


New and noteworthy 1The Hellre Club by Jake Tapper (Little, Brown, ction, on sale Tuesday) WHAT ITS ABOUT:During the McCarthy era, a new congressman whose predecessor died mysteriously iscaught up in intrigue and danger in the nations capital.THE BUZZ:This is the CNN hosts ction debut; intriguing ƒ (Tappers) intimate knowledge of Washington is undeniable,Ž says Publishers Weekly .3Caddyshack: The Making of a Hollywood Cinderella Story by Chris Nashawaty(Flatiron, non-ction, on sale Tuesday) WHAT ITS ABOUT:A look back at the cult 1980 comedy about golfstarring Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangereld „ and a pesky gopher.THE BUZZ:Lively ƒ a wonderful celebration of apassionately loved lm,Ž says Booklist .4Go Ask Ali: Half-Baked Advice (and Free Lemonade)by Ali Wentworth (Harper, nonction, on sale Tuesday) WHAT ITS ABOUT:A collection of humorous essays about life as a wife (to Good Morning America co-anchor George Stephanopoulos), mother and comedian.THE BUZZ:Her books Ali in Wonderland and Happily Ali After were USA TODAY best sellers.5Chasing Hillary: Ten Years, Two Presidential Campaigns, and One Intact Glass Ceiling by Amy Chozick (Harper, non-ction, on sale Tuesday) WHAT ITS ABOUT:A memoir by a journalist who covered Hillary Clintons failed runs for the presidency in 2008 and 2016.THE BUZZ:Chozick is a writer-atlarge for The New York Times .USA TODAYs Jocelyn McClurg scopes out the hottest books on sale each week. Peach Caprese from Magnolia Table.ŽAMY NEUSINGER Jake TapperJEREMY FREEMANBOOKS 2Magnolia Table by Joanna Gaines (William Morrow, non-ction, on sale Tuesday) WHAT ITS ABOUT:This cookbook from the popular Texan features 135 recipes such as Chicken Pot Pie and Mac and Cheese, both from home and from Magnolia Table, the restaurant shes opened with husband Chipin Waco.THE BUZZ:With the couples hit HGTV show Fixer Upper calling it quits, Joanna delivers her rst cookbook. (Never fear, fans, their new spin-o show is called Fixer Upper: Behind the Design .)Rodney Dangereld as Al Czervik in Caddyshack.ŽWARNER HOME VIDEO 6 SUNDAY,APRIL22,2018 USA TODAY LIFE THE REST 11101 Last Week Tonight With John Oliver Presents a Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo / Marlon Bundo with Jill Twiss; art by E.G. 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