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Chipley woman dies in Jackson County crash
A Chipley woman is dead following a Wednesday morning traffic crash. The incident occurred south of Graceville, on State Road 77 north of County Road 162.
Madeline Martin, 77, of Chipley, died from her injuries at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, Alabama.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol,'at 8:45 a.m. a 2000 Toyota Camry driven by Martin was northbound on S.R. 77, while a 2000 Ford F-550 driven by
Williard Stanley, 47, of DeFuniak Springs, was traveling in the opposite direction on the same road.
Martin's car ran off the road to the right, re-entered the road and crossed the center line into the path of Stanley's vehicle. The vehicles collided head on and
rotated clockwise, with both vehicles coming to rest on the southbound shoulder pointing in opposite directions. Stanley sustained minor injuries and was taken to Campbellton-Graceville Hospital for treatment. FHP is investigating the crash.
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BY GEORGENE BENDER
Special to the Floridan
f you're hoping to get some dynamic fireworks photos during Friday night's show at Madison Street Park or at other displays as the region celebrates Independence Day, here are some tips that may help from the IFAS Volunteering in the Panhandle blog spot. The key to shooting good pictures of fireworks is knowing the amount of light needed for these shots. It , is good to familiarize yourself with your camera's features in the menu or camera manual before you set out for the i night. ) Focus on Infinity - Set your focus to just less than infinity (or choose a landscape setting if you can't manually adjust focus) and use an aperture off/8 to f/16. D Equipment - Be sure to take a small flashlight to adjust your settings in the night and to use a sturdy tripod - this is the best way to reduce movement and blurred photos. Another great tool is the cable
See FIREWORKS, Page 5A
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In this 2012 Floridan file photo, fireworks light the night sky over downtown Marianna.
Deputy fires stun gun at burglary suspect
Greenwood man found
hiding in stranger's closet
BY ANGIE COOK
A Greenwood man was arrested after he allegedly hid from law enforcement in a stranger's home. Anthony Shivers was charged with burglary of an occupied dwelling with
assault, resisting arrest without violence and resisting and officer - ob.struction by disguise.
Deputies with Jackson
County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to 5068 Shivers Fort Road in reference
to a reported verbal disturbance, but as they approached the scene, a deputy saw a woman standing at the doorway of nearby 5066 Fort
Road. The officer noted in his report that when he asked her if everything was OK; she said it was, but "had a worried look on her face."
Proceeding to the original destination, the deputy met a man who was leaving the home. He told law enforcement that he had called for assistance after a run-in with a subject later identified as Shivers.
See SUSPECT, Page 5A
FEMA registration deadline extended
Flood victims have until
July 21 to apply for aid
The deadline for flood victims to register for disaster assistance has been extended. The new deadline to register is Monday, July21.
According to a statement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, for those hit by flooding that occurred between April 28 and May 6, a 14-day extension to register has been KRISTIE CLOUD/FLORIDAN This Floridan file photo shows 11th Avenue in Malone under water after heavy rain and See FEMA, Page 5A flooding earlier this yea.
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BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
An Alford woman was charged with possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia as well as a felony traffic offense during a traffic stop.
Aneesha Marie Tanton, 35, was arrested on Tuesday.
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office reports that a deputy pulled over a car Tanton on Lakepoint Road which was being driven by Tanton. During the stop, officers learned that Tanton was allegedly driving with a suspended license. A police dog was brought out and alerted on the vehicle, officials reported. A subsequent search led to the discovery of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, according to officials.
with probation violation
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
A Bascom man was charged with stalking Tuesday after deputies confronted him as he sat parked in a vehicle outside the home of an ex-girlfriend who had reported his presence to authorities. A man who was with him was charged with violation of probation because he was out after his 7 p.m. curfew.
Trevor Franklin Black-Blackburn burn, 24, was arrested on a stalking charge after a former girlfriend called the Jackson County Sheiff's Office around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday to report that he was parked outside her residence and that the vehicle had been seen in the area Ranew several times in the past few days. She said that, when confronted, he and the other occupant of the vehicle had refused to leave the area.
A deputy was dispatched to investigate, and talked to Blackburn and the man who was with him, 18-year-old Wesley Dylan Ranew, also of Bascom.
Ranew was charged with violation of probation after the deputy discovered that Ranew was on probation for drug offenses and had a curfew.
The deputy reported that the men advised that they had run out of gas, but that "their stories began to conflict each other."
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The Jackson County Floridan's policy is to correct mistakes promptly. To report an error, please call 526-3614 Monday-Friday.
The June 16-20 divorce report included an erroneous listing. Joshua Edward Clemons and Brandi Clemons are married and have not divorced. The Floridan is happy to make the clarification.,
TODAY noon at Madison St. Park. Now featuring Panhandle SMarianna City Farmers Market Open -7 a.m.to arts and crafts everySaturday. noon at Madison St. Park. Now featuring Panhandle a Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting- 8 a.m. arts and crafts every Saturday. in the AA room of First United Methodist Church, )) St. Anne Thrift Store - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. St. Anne's 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna. Catholic Church, 3009 5th St., Marianna. Call 482- )) Annual Cox Reunion- 10:30 a.m. Circle Hill 3734 Baptist Church in the Parramore Community. DeSFree Caregiver Support Group - 10:30a.m. to scendents of William Henry Cox and Elizabeth Owens noon at First Presbyterian Church, Marianna in Social Cox are encouraged to attend. Bring covered dish. Hall. All caregivers welcome. Support group empow- For more info call 592-4779 or 592-8823. ers caregivers with knowledge and information )) Orange and Black Ball - 7:30 p.m. to l1a.m. through fellowship and sharing likeminded individu- Gathering Place on U.S. 90 in Marianna sponsored als who are caring for loved ones. For more info call by J.C.T.S. Class of 1968. For ticket info call Richard Recie Culpepper 566-2553. Holland at 352-4328. )) Chipola Civic Club Meeting - Noon at The Oaks Restaurant, U.S. 90 in Marianna. The CCC's focus SUNDAY, JULY 6 is the local community, "Community, Children & 3 Free Watermelon slices for Residents of Character:' Call 526-3142. Greenwood - 1-4 p.m. Greenwood Baptist Church. a Marianna Kiwanis Club Meeting - Noon at Jim's For more info call 209-7451. Buffet & Grill, 4329 Lafayette St., Marianna. Call D Alcoholics Anonymous Closed Discussion 482-2290. - 6:30 p.m. in AA room of First United Methodist s VFW & Ladies Auxiliary Meeting - 6 p.m. at Chdrch, 2901 Caledonia St. in Marianna. 2830 Wynn St., Marianna. Covered-dish supper'followed by a 7 p.m. business meeting. Call 209-1797.
n Alcoholics Anonymous - Closed discussion, 8-9 MONDAY, JULY 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2901Caledonia * Jackson County Farmers Market Coupons St., Marianna, in the AA room. for Senior Citizens - 8-11a.m. Jackson County
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a Hooks and Needles -10 a.m. at the Jackson County Public Library, Marianna branch. New and experienced handcrafters welcome to create, share, learn or teach favorite projects. Call 482-9631. n Madison Street Park Farmers Market - 4 p.m.
- 7 p.m. at Madison Street park. Will be open each Friday evening. FMNP and Sr. FMNP vouchers are accepted. For more info call 693-4078. )) 4th of July Celebration - 5 p.m. Blondie's, U.S. 90, Grand Ridge. Billy Lipford will be singing. Fireworks at dark. Baseball team headed to state will be selling snow cones. Free. Everyone invited. D Summer Concert in the Park - 5 p.m. at Madison Street Park. Featured group: Dickie Merritt & The Original Bama Jam Band, a versatile and entertaining quartet. Bring your lawn chair and cooler. Come out for fireworks.
)) Chess Club - 6-8 p.m. First United Methodist Church on Clinton St. in Marianna. Sponsored by Marianna Optimist Club for students for students 8
-18 years of age in Jackson County. All students and their parents are welcome. Players of all skill levels including beginners are welcome. Call 693-0473. a Celebrate Recovery -7 p.m. at Evangel Worship Center, 2645 Pebble Hill Road in Marianna. Adult and teen meetings to "overcome hurts, habits and hang-ups." Dinner: 6 p.m. Child care available. Call 209-7856,573-1131.
)) Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting - 8-9
p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist Church, 2901Caledonia St. in Marianna.
SATURDAY, JULY 5
n Marianna City Farmers Market Open - 7 a.m. to
Comrpissioner uOffice, Madison St., Marianna. Must be 60+ years of age, resident of Jackson County, copy of Florida picture identification (state/federal issued), copy of current income from all sources for each household member, no bank statements, Form 1099, W@ form accepted, copy of Social Security card for each person in household, not Medicare card. For more information, call Jackson County Senior Citizens 263-4650 or 263-2774. )) Preschool Summer Reading Program - 9 a.m. Bascom Community Center. Come and explore science while having summer reading fun with weather, flight, experiments, colors, sound, nature and more. )) School Age Summer Reading Program -11
a.m. Bascom Community Center. Come and explore science while having summer reading fun with weather, flight, experiments, colors and more. n Preschool Summer Reading Program - 2 p.m. Jackson County Public Library, Marianna. Come an explore science while having summer reading fun with weather; flight, experiments, nature and more. )) School Age Summer Reading Program - 4 p.m. Jackson County Public Library, Marianna. Come and explore science while having summer reading fun with weather, flight, experiments, nature and more. )) Movie Night - 5:30 p.m. Jackson County Public Library, Graceville.
)) Jackson County Quilters Guild Meeting - 5:307:30 p.m. at Jackson County Extension Service, Penn Ave., Marianna. Business meetings are fourth Mondays; other Mondays are for projects, lessons and help. All quilters welcome. Call 573-5434. )) City of Jacob Council Meeting - 6 p.m. Jacob City Hall. Public welcome. )) Woodmen of the World Chapter 65 Monthly Meeting - 6:30 p.m. Dellwood Volunteer Fire Department. Fish, french fries, coleslaw, cheese grits
and hushpuppies will be served. Members bring dessert or other side. All members encouraged to come and bring a friend. Call 482-5255. ) Breaking Free - 7-8 p.m. A closed SAA group is a 12-step fellowship of men and women recovering from addictive sexual behavior. For more info ahd location call Shawn at 693-1621or email BreakingFreeSAA@yahoo.com
)) Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting - 8-9
p.m. in the AA room of First United Methodist Church, 2901 Caledonia St., Marianna.
a Marianna City Farmer's Market Open -7 a.m. to noon at Madison Street Park. Now featuring panhandle arts and crafts every Saturday. )) St. Anne Thrift Store - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., St. Anne's Catholic Church, 3009 Fifth St., Marianna. Welcome donations: household items, clothing and jewelry. Proceeds go to help less fortunate in our community. Call 482-3734. D Beginner/players Pinochle - 10 a.m. at McCormick Lake Clubhouse. Everyone welcome to come and play. For more information, call 272-6611. )) Free train ride - 11a.m. to 3 p.m. EST Veterans Memorial Railroad, Bristol. Over a mile ride around the park. Donations appreciated. For more information, call 643-6646 or 643-5491 or visit VeteransMemorialRailroad.org (Feb-Nov) a Republican Club of West Florida meeting
- Noon at Jim's Buffet & Grill, 4329 Lafayette St., Marianna. Guest speaker: Brad Drake, candidate for state representative District 5 and Scott Hagen. Everyone invited and bring a friend. Call 352-4984. n Optimist Club of Jackson County board meetIng - Noon at 4476 Broad St., Marianna. )) Sewing Circle -1p.m., Jackson County Senior Citizens, 2931 Optimist Drive, Marianna. Call 482-5028. )) Preschool Summer Reading Program- 2 p.m. Grand Ridge Senior Citizen Center. Come and explore science while having summer reading fun with weather, flight, experiments, colors, sound, nature and more.
D School Age Summer Reading Program - 4
p.m. Grand Ridge Senior Citizen Center. Come and explore science while having summer reading fun with weather, flight, experiments, colors, sound, nature and more.
a McLane Community Center fundraiser - 4-8 p.m. Beef'O' Brady's. 10 percent of all sales during those hours to support thd funding of after-school and educational programs to benefit the children attending the center.
)) Movie Night - 5:30 p.m. Jackson County Public Library, Marianna.
)) Autism Support Group meeting - 6 p.m. in the First Presbyterian Church fellowship hall, Marianna (Clinton Street entrance). Family members, caregivers and service providers welcome. Call 526-2430. n American Legion Post 100 dinner and meeting
- 6 p.m. at American Legion Hall, U.S. 90 West, Marianna. Guest speaker: Christine Heidebrecht, manager of the Habitat for Humanity ReStore. Call 482-3744.
The submission deadline for this calendar is two days before publication. Submit to: Community Calendar, Jackson County Floridan, P. O. Box 520, MariannaFL 32447, email firstname.lastname@example.org, fax 850-482-4478 or bring items to 4403 Constitution Lane in Marianna.
The Marianna Police Department listed the following incidents for June 30, the latest available report: One suspicious vehicle, one suspicious person, two escorts, one verbal disturbance, one burglar alarm, three traffic stops, one found/abandoned property report, one animal complaint, two property checks, one gas skip, one assist of another agency, three public service calls and 25 home security checks.
JACKSON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
The Jackson County Sheriffs Office and county fire/rescue
reported the following incidents for July 1, the latest available
4 accident with ano injury, one
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driver, two suspicious vehicles, one suspicious incident, one suspicious person, one arrest on special detail, one vehicle burglary, one physical disturbance, three verbal disturbances, one woodland fire, 10 medical calls, two traffic crashes-one with entrapment, two grass fires, one fire alarm, seven traffic stops, two criminal mischief complaints, three civil disputes, two trespass complaints, one found or abandoned property
report, two assaults, four fraud complaints, 13 property checks, two assists of motorists or pedestrians, two assists of other agencies, one 911 hang-up call, one K-9 deployment, three welfare checks, two transports and three threat/harassment complaints.
The following persons were booked into the county jail during the latest reporting periods: I Tammy Sandousky, 39, 2243 Syfrett Road, Cottondale, hold for Washington Co. > Randy Snyder, 64, 640 Spruce Ave., Pacific Grove, Calif., fugitive from justice. >> Aneesha Tanton, 35, 230
Lake Point Road, Alford, possession of meth, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while license suspended or revoked (habitual). >> Calvin Spires, 62,4311 Sunstone Court, Marianna, failure to appear.
>> Charlie Knight, 30,1475 Mission Road, Marianna, aggravated stalking after injunction, violation of injunction. > Joshua Jones, 30, 6089 Nick Lane, Marianna, driving under the influence.
SJail Population: 216
To report a crime, call CrimeStoppers at 526-5000 or a.local law enforcement agency.
To report a wildlife violation, call 1-888404-FWCC (3922).
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CHIPOLA FIREFIGHTERS LEARN ON LP GAS SYSTEM
andidates in Chipola College's Firefighting Academy recently
practiced their skills on the college's Liquid Petroleum Gas
training system and vehicle fire simulator. The LP system
simulates a fire in a residential gas tank. For information about the firefighting program, call 718-2483.
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July 4th celebration
The annual July 4th celebration will be held at Blondie's on Friday, July 4, beginning at 5 p.m. Billy Lipford will be performing until dark, when the firework show will start. Also, a local baseball team trying to raise funds to go to the state tournament will be selling snow cones. Everyone is invited to bring the family and come for a free night of entertainment and fun.
A summer herbal
The Jackson County Master Gardeners will hold for 'A Summer Herbal Work-
Man killed by
Jacksonville police JACKSONVILLE - Officials say a man who was killed by Jacksonville police was likely trying to commit suicide by cop. Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Chief of Detectives Adam Brown said Wednesday 59-year-old Michael Jones Keys Sr. had called 911 Tuesday threatening to kill himself and others. When officers responded to Keys' home early Tuesday evening, authorities say he went back inside, grabbed an old revolver and went back outside. Despite commands to drop the weapon, authorities say Keys raised the gun at the closest officer. That's when two officers with AR-15 rifles opened
shop" on Saturday, July26, from 8 a.m. to 1 pm. The program will include information about the summer care of perennial herbs, seasonal herbs, propagation and cultivation, culinary uses, medicinal and cosmetic uses. There will also be hands-on activities.
Cost is $20 and lunch, featuring herbal dishes, will be provided. Preregistration will be required to have the necessary supplies for everyone.
Call 482-9620 to make a reservation, or drop by the Extension Office at 2741 Pennsylvania Ave. before Thursday, July 24.
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Jockey drives away;, deputy hanging on
OCALA - A veteran jockey faces multiple charges after driving away' from a traffic stop with a sheriff's deputy hanging on to his pickup truck. The Ocala Star-Banner reports a deputy stopped the truck Sunday night after seeing an expired tag. A computer check found the owner's driver's license had been suspended seven times this year. Forty-two-year-old Abdiel Toribio faces charges of resisting an officer with violence, driving with a suspended license and driving a vehicle without a tag.
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SCOUTS VISIT OPTIMISTS
Marianna Boy Scout Troop 3 was a recent guest of the Marianna Optimist Club. The members of the troop updated the club on various projects and activities in which they have been involved. Those present for the presentation were (back row, from left) David McArthur, Troop committee man; Andy Campbell, Troop treasurer; Vernon Powell, Assistant Scout Master; Cameron Powell, Assistant Senior Patrol Leader; Matthew Pelham, Patrol Leader; Keary Nichols, Noah McArthur and Optimist President George Gay; (front, from left) Skyler Boyd, Gavin Tharpe and Zachary Davis.
Infosys whistleblower files complaint against firm
The Associated Press ',All I ever wanted was my job allegations it misused short-term back and to work for the company," business visas to bring in temporary The whistleblower who helped Palmer told The Associated Press. tech workers. Prosecutors had actrigger a federal investigation into The India-based firm said in an cused Infosys of hiring the workers visa practices by the outsourcing emailed statement that Palmer's out to corporate clients. Infosys adfirm Infosys has filed a new com- complaint rehashes issues a fed- mitted no wrongdoing. plaint ,against the company, say- eral court in Alabama dismissed In the earlierAlabama case, Palmer ing it continues to retaliate against in 2012. It said the complaint was said the company retaliated against him. without merit, adding that Palmer him after he complained about its
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Florida Medicaid privatization underway statewide
The Associated Press
MIAMI - More than 3 million Medicaid recipients around the state are transitioning into managed care under Florida's massive overhaul to privatize its Medicaid program. The change comes three years after the Legislature voted to privatize the progWam, saying the roughly $23 billion a year bill was consumingthestatebudget. Enrollment for the majority of Medicaid recipients, more than half of whom are children, started in Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe counties Thesday and has already been completed in 54 of 67 counties. The long-term care population, which includes those 65 and over who reside in nursing homes, recently completed enrollment. State officials deliberately enrolled a few regions at a time to ensure better control. The website was built to handle far more than the intended capacity, the consumer's average wait time on the phone is about 10 minutes, and less
than 5 percent of calls are dropped, said Florida's Medicaid director Justin Senior.
Health advocates have worried about lapses in care during the transition, especially because the program is built on a controversial five-county pilot where many insurance companies dropped out and patients struggled to access doctors and treatments.
Under the new agreements, insurance companies are required to honor appointments or treatments that were already scheduled under another insurance company even if the provider is out of network. The lists of provider networks are also closely monitored - a huge problem with the federal health law - and uncompliant insurers can face financial penalties or potentially lose their contract.
"We do not want to hear stories about someone being listed in network when they're not listed in network or not taking new pa-
tients," said Senior. Other states have priva-. tized their Medicaid program but the Sunshine State is one of the first to enroll the more vulnerable long-term care group. Experts say this was also the first time federal officials required certain oversight components, including requiring insurers to spend 85 percent on patients. "On paper, I think this is one of the stronger agreements that we've seen with the federal government and I think that reflected the very high level of concern with Florida's Medicaid managed care," said Joan Alker, executive director of Georgetown University's Center for Children and Families.
Medicaid privatization has also been politically factious as federal health officials had to approve the state's request, a lengthy negotiation after the bungled pilot program. Some experts predicted that if the feds approved the program that Republican Gov. Rick Scott would support expanding Medicaid
coverage to nearly 1 million additional Floridians under the Affordable Care Act. Scott backed expansion in 2013 but did little to promote the cause and the Legislature rejected it. The statewide privatization, a victory for state Republicans, meant Florida had to convince federal health officials that mistakes from the pilot wouldn't be repeated. Federal officials said Florida needed to address qualityof-care and transparency issues and is requiring the state to report data that captures what services are being provided and denied.
Under Medicaid privatization, the state gives insurance companies a set amount of money each month (between $300 and $428 a month for a woman between 14 and 54-yearsold) to care for a patient, giving the insurer broad authority to care for the patients, including which doctors they can see and what treatments can be prescribed.
The state says insurance
companies were required to have a larger network of doctors, hospitals and providers compared to the number of consumers. "The networks are broader than anything they've ever experienced in Medicaid before," Senior said. Critics worry the state is abdicating care of its most vulnerable residents to for-profit companies with little oversight of how the money is being spent and say there's little evidence the pilot program improved patient care or saved money. Insurance companies say they have an incentive to control costs by linking patients up with primary care doctors early on instead of treating them in more expensive settings like emergency rooms. Fourteen insurance companies signed five-year contracts to provide in the regular Medicaid program. Sunshine Health, Staywell and Prestige Health Choice have the largest presence
statewide. Insurance companies say privatization is a long-term process, and while it requires significant investments initially, they'll ultimately save the state money in the long run.
"The first year is really about making sure the transition goes smoothly and the subsequent years focused on driving quality of care and savings," said Jason Delimitros, Sunshine's chief operating officer.
That means proactively assigning patients to primary care doctors and calling doctors to alert them to special health issues patients may have and potentially, even involving one of Sunshine's nurse case managers.
"There is the misconception that managed care is rationing of care but many of our services are not offered through fee-for-service models," said Rosy Cozad, chief executive of Amerigroup Florida.
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ZEPHYRHILLS - Tampa Bay area deputies fatally shot a man they were trying to arrest for selling prescription pills outside a tire store in Zephyrhills. Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco says 41year-old Jerry Dwight Brown was shot Tuesday afternoon.
Officials say Brown was not armed when deputies shot him, but Nocco defended their actions, saying they were trying to protect the life of an undercover detective who had just conducted a drug deal with Brown. Nocco told The Tampa Tribune that Brown had a violent history and had been the subject of an ongoing prescription drug investigation. His arrest record includes a kidnapping charge and two armed robberies.
Fabien Cousteau ends mission at
undersea lab ISLAMORADA - Fabien Cousteau says his 31-day underwater living experiment in the Florida Keys was a monumental success that used tools of which his famous ocean explorer grandfather could only dream. Cousteau and a team of filmmakers and scientists dove June I to Aquarius Reef Base to study what effects climate change and pollution are having on a coral reef.
The crew started decompression Tuesday inside the pressurized lab, 63 feet below the ocean's surface off Key Largo. They resurfaced Wednesday and returned to the Aquarius command center in Islamorada. The entire expedition was broadcast in real time online, and Cousteau held
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video chats with classrooms worldwide. Cousteau says he was struck by the sunlight and fresh air when he emerged Wednesday morning, but he already missed his underwater home.
Whale activists appeal dismissal of Lolita lawsuit
MIAMI - Animal rights groups are appealing the dismissal of a lawsuit aimed at releasing Lolita the killer whale from Miami Seaquarium. People for the Ethical
Treatment of Animals announced the filing Tuesday.
The lawsuit challenged the U.S. Department of Agriculture's automatic renewal of Miami Seaquarium's Animal Welfare Act license, allowing it to exhibit Lolita. PETA claims Seaquarium is in violation of at least three of the act's regulations. The group says Lolita is kept in a tank that
is smaller than the minimum size required and has no orca companion or shelter from the sun. Earlier this year, federal officials requested public comment on a proposal to have Lolita included in the endangered species listing for Pugent Sound orcas. Lolita was captured in 1970 and performs each day at the Seaquarium.
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Man charged with aggravated stalking
BY DEBORAH BUCKHALTER
A Marianna man has been charged with aggravated stalking because he allegedly made threats after violating the distance perimeter set in an injunction for protection that had been imposed by the courts.
S Knight, 30, was
charged with aggravated stalking after injunction for protection and violation of injunction Knight for protection.
According the Jackson County Sheriffs Office, a
woman called to report that her ex-boyfriend, Knight, was in the parking lot of Walmart, where she was also located, and that he was within the 500-foot perimeter set by an injunction for protection that had been issued. An investigating deputy found Knight in the area, as well as several other witnesses to the dis-
When Knight was taken into custody, the deputy reported, he "made numerous threats to kill the victim, her family and the deputy upon being released from jail."
Knight had to be physically restrained and was taken to the countyjail.
Space scientist Frederick Ordway dies
The Associated Press
- Frederick Ordway III, a space scientist who helped send Americans to the moon died Tuesday in Huntsville at the age of 87.
Ordway worked with Wernher von Braun on missile systems in the 1950s in north Alabama, and he later played key
roles in the Apollo lunar program.
Ordway's relatives didn't release details on his cause of death.
Ordway, who attended Harvard University, also wrote more than 30 books and served as a technical adviser on director Stanley Kubrick's film "2001: A Space Odyssey." Recently, Ordway had been working on an ex-
hibit about the movie expected to open next year at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville. Daughter Aliette Marlsol Lambert says her father never lost his love for space. She says his top goal was for the world to keep its eyes on the universe. "That was his goal in life. It was to help people keep the love of space alive; getting to the moon was his
stepping stone to getting to Mars. He wants to go to Mars and beyond," she said in a statement. "He was one of the Rocket Center's best friends,. and we will always cherish his life and work," Dr. Deborah Barnhart, executive director of the U.S. Space and Rocket Center said in a statement.
"He devoted a lifetime to encouraging forward
thinking and the advancement of, civilization and knowledge. There is no greater gift." Ordway's family has asked well-wishers to make donations in his memory to 'the U.S. Space and Rocket Center Foundation to support the 2001 Space Odyssey Exhibit. The center is accepting donations online.
Drone prompts FAA alert at Birmingham airport
The Associated Press
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - An Alabama man said Wednesday that he is keeping his drone aircraft closer to the ground after a highaltitude flight prompted a warning to pilots at Birmingham's airport.
Michael Mayhew posted a video onYouTube in late May showing a drone flight that soared thousands of feet off the ground north of Birmingham-Shuttlesworth internaers to
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tional Airport. The aircraft flew so high homes appear as specks on the ground.
The video doesn't show any airplanes nearby during the flight, but pilots later received an automated warning from the Federal Aviation Administration about unauthorized drones near a homing beacon.
The problem is that the drone was in airport airspace, and FAA rules limit the altitude of such flights.
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Mayhew, in an interview conducted by email, said a user on an Internet forum reported him after seeing flight statistics online. One video by Mayhew says a drone reached an altitude of more than 3,600 feet.
"The local FAA office contacted me via certified letter. I responded by phone and had a good conversation with the front-line manager," he said.
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CHARLESTON, S.C. on board.
- Emergency officials 1 Phoenix fire and police are ordering a mandatory officials met the plane evacuation of a fragile at the gate. Paramedics barrier island along North treated the unidentiCarolina's Outer Banks fled passenger, who was as Tropical Storm Arthur taken off the aircraft' and approaches. arrested.
Dare County officials Information about said Wednesday that the the passenger and the mandatory evacuation behavior on board wasn't of Hatteras Island would immediately released. begin at 5 a.m. Thursday Airport officials referred After that time, no one will all questions to the F.BI, be allowed on the island. which didn't immediately The officials said return calls. residents and out-of-town AnAmerican Airlines visitors who may already spokesman says the plane have arrived for the took off from Sky Harbor Fourth of July weekend about an hour later and should evacuate during resumed its flight to Texas. daylight hours before the
tropical storm brings high Of ic DOg winds, rough seas, dan- rescued from gerous rip currents and ledge ran away possible flooding on N.C.
12. The two-lane highway - JUNEAU, Alaska (AP)from a is the only way on and off - A dog rescued from a the island other than fer- cliff ledge in Kenai Fjords ries to the south. National Park apparently
priest te soth.ran away from home. " The National Hurri- ran away from home. cane Center has issued a Seward, Alaska, anicane Center has issued a mal control officer Shelli hurricane warning for all McDowell said the people of Dare County. Arthur who had adopted Sadie is expected to become a on a trial basis were out of hurricane by Thursday. state for a family emergency and left the LabraFlight diverted doodle with a house sitter.
to Phoenix due to McDowell said they unruly passenger learned Tuesday that
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set the number of seconds that should expire between each shot is taken. You can also set by the number of shots you want to take in self-timer mode.
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an unidentified drone operator flew an unmanned aircraft up to an altitude of 4,200,feet northwest of the airport. "The FAA spoke to the operator who agreed to fly the unmanned aircraft below 400 feet, which is the maximum altitude for model aircraft flights, according to FAA guidance," the agency said.
Mayhew said he is now limiting the altitude of his drone flights.
Sadie on Monday.
McDowell said Sadie is skittish, shy and a runner. McDowell was waiting to see if the family would be able to keep her or if she would have to be placed vkith someone else.
Ivey: Atlantic Citywin was
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.
(AP) -World-famous poker player Phil Ivey says his disputed $9.6 million baccarat win at Atlantic City's Borgata casino was all skill, and wants a lawsuit in which the casino accuses him of cheatingdismissed. Arepresentative for Ivey tells The Associated Press the motion was filed Wednesday night. In April, the Borgata sued Ivey, alleging he and an associate exploited a defect in cards that enabled them to sort and arrange good cards. The casino asserted that technique gave him an unfair advantage on four occasions between April and October 2012. The casino claims the technique known as edge sorting violates New Jersey casino gambling regulations. But Ivey's motion says his win was simply the result of skill and good observation. The Borgata had no immediate comment.
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) Practice playing with light before the fireworks by having friends "air write" their names with the flashlight or sparklers. Using a tripod and experimenting with camera settings in an advance attempt, you can be ready to take some brilliant shots of the brilliant night skies on July
Bender is a 4-H Agent in Florida who shared the information as a guest blogger on the IFAS Volunteering in the Panhandle blogspot.
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Emery Lonnie Franklin of Greenwood was born May 17, 1930 in Cypress, Florida and went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 02, 2014 in Marianna, FL. Mr. Franklin was preceded in death by his wife, Vera Mae Welch Franklin, his parents Thomas and Hugh Williams Neel Franklin, three brothers Harmon, James, and Albert Franklin, and three sisters Lizzie Mears, Ruby Bryant, and Mary Granger. He is survived by his wife Mary Dorothy Baxter Franklin of Greenwood, one brother Leon Franklin of Pensacola, his children Emery Donnell Franklin oi Marianna, John Harvey Franklin of Cypress, Marlon Franklin and wife Denise of Cypress, Diane Waller o'f Dothan, Kathy Kirkland of Dothan, Wayne Bragg of Greenwood, and Lori Keel of Clarksville, his grandchildren Chris, Tammy, Jason, Gene, Sara, James, Amber, Eric, Amanda, Berry, Rob, Ron, Cindy, Tracy, and Jesse and 24 great grandchildren. Mr. Franklin was a farmer in the Cypress Community most of his life. He loved to garden and to fish. He was also employed with Florida State Hospital as well as the Jackson County School Board. He loved the Lord and was a Baptist Deacon for many years, but was most recently of the Assemblies of God faith.
Funeral services will be at 10 am, Saturday, July 5, 2014 at the James & Sikes Maddox Chapel. Burial will follow at Carpenter Cemetery in Grand Ridge, Florida with James and Sikes Funeral Home Mpddox Chapel directing. Visitation with the family will be Thursday, Julyu 3, 2014 from 6 to 8 pm at James and Sikes Maddox Chapel.
Expressions of sympathy may be made online at www.jamesandsikesfuneral homes.com.'
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approved. The added time was granted by FEMA at 'the request of the state of Florida.
Residents of Escambia, Jacksoni, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton counties affected by the flooding may be eligible for federal grants. Those can be used to help pay for essential home repairs or other disaster-related expenses. Register online at DisasterAssistance.gov or on a smartphoneatm.fema.gov. Or call the FEMA helpline at 800-621-3362 or TTY 800-462-7585, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week. FEMA encourages residents of designated counties to register, even if they have insurance, because under-insured applicants may receive help after their insurance claims have been settled.
More information about the declared disaster is available at fema. gov/disaster/4177.
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Northern California wildfire burns 3,800 acres
The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO - A raging wildfire in rural Northern California that spread over 5 square miles and forced the evacuation of 200 homes in Napa County continues to grow, officials said Wednesday. By early evening, the Butts Fire in remote Pope Valley grew to 3,800 acres from 3,200 acres, said Daniel Berlantj a spokesman for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. The blaze is not threatening any major vineyards, Berlant and a spokeswoman for a vintners association said.
More than 1,000 firefighters were hoping to get a better handle on the blaze after they made progress overnight Tuesday, Berlant said. But fire activity increased about noon Wednesday as temperatures again soared
Kelseyville firefighters prepare to pull back from the fire on Butts Canyon Road, as the fire jumps the road, Tuesday, outside Middletown, Calif., at the border between Lake and Napa counties. By early evening 140 homes were evacuated and 2,500 acres were burned.
into the 90s and the blaze continued burning northeast into neighboring Lake County. The blaze is 30 percent contained, officials said.
"We're hoping that once the sun goes down, the temperature will as well and the humidity will also rise to give us another chance to increase con-
tainment," Berlant said. Crews have requested more bulldozers from across the state to assist the dozen on site in strengthening contain-
ment lines, Berlant said. The fire has damaged one home and four outbuildings. In addition to the mandatory evacuations, another 180 homes were threatened. No injuries have been reported, and the cause of the fire remains unknown. The fast-moving blaze began Tuesday afternoon in Napa County. Within hours, it covered 600 acres and then spiked to 2,700 acres by late evening as it spread northeast. State firefighters and crews from Napa, Lake and Solano counties spent a second day working in 90-degree weather on Wednesday. Similar high temperatures were expected again on Thursday. The fire exploded because of dry conditions across the state, Berlant said. * The fire is not affecting the lucrative Napa Valley vineyards nearby, fire officials said. Pope Valley is
about 20 miles north of Napa Valley.
Cate Conniff, a spokeswoman for the NapaValley Vintners, a nonprofit trade association, agreed. "It has not come anywhere close to what we consider Napa Valley wineries. It is moving in the opposite direction, and it continues to move that way.' We're keeping an eye out on it," Conniff said Gov. Jerry Brown said Wednesday that he has secured federal funds to help fire departments absorb some of the cost of fighting the fire.
Elsewhere in California, firefighters were surrounding ablaze in Shasta-Trinity National Forest that forced the evacuation of about 15 homes. Forest spokeswoman Andrea Capps said the fire has burned through ,35 acres since it started Tuesday and was 70 percent contained.
Kroger to buy vitamin seller Vitacost.com
The Associated Press
NEW YORK - Supermarket chain Kroger said Wednesday that it is buying online vitamin seller Vitacost.com Inc. in a deal the company said is valued at $280 million. Kroger said Vitacost.com will help it expand online and give it access to Vitacost.com's shipping network and two distribution centers.
said it will pay $8 per share in cash for Vitacost.com, a '27 percent premium of its closing price of $6.28 Tuesday. The total purchasing price includes stock warrants and options. Vitacost. com, which is based in Boca Raton, Florida, will operate as a subsidiary of Kroger. The deal is expected to close in the third quarter. Kroger said Vitacost.com sells 45,000 products, including minerals, herbs, supplements and organic
foods, to about 2.3 million customers. Vitacost.com reported revenue of $382.7 million last year. "Vitacost.com's core focus on healthy living products is complementary to our fast-growing natural foods business," said Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen.
Kroger Co. runs more than 2,600 supermarkets around the country, including City Market, Dillons and Ralphs stores.
Maximum term set for New Mexico boy in school shooting
The Associated press
ROSWELL, N.M. - A New Mexico judge rejected pleas for leniencyWednesday and handed down the maximum sentence for a then-12-year-old boy who opened fire in a Roswell middle school gym earlier this year, injuring two students.
State District Judge Freddie Romero ordered the boy, now 13, held in state custody until he is 21. His decision followed a daylong hearing in which the shooter apologized, the defense argued he was the victim of chronic bullying, and the two students wounded in the shooting detailed their permanent injuries.
"It's a miracle that I'm alive right now," said 12year-old Nathaniel Tavarez, who was shot in the face Jan. 14 at Berrendo Middle School. "My vision is still seriously impaired, but there is hope. I have conquered many things the doctors said I never would."
Special prosecutor Matt Chandler read a statement from the other victim, 13year-old Kendal Sanders, as she stood at the podium with Tavarez.
Sanders wrote that she has more than 150 lead pellets in her body and might never be able to have children. The pellets cause lead poisoning and make her ill and tired. "I have to see those scars every single day for the rest of my life," she wrote. "(He) will be able to live the rest
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of his life the way he wants, even have a family." In May, the boy pleaded no contest to three counts of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and one count of carrying a firearm on school premises. His lawyers had asked that he be placed in treatment for two years and then be released if doctors determined he was no longer a danger. A defense memo said the boy was chronicallybullied, is socially and emotionally immature, and regrets what he did. "I'm very, very sorry," the boy said to Tavarez and Sanders. The Associated Press typically doesn't identify juveniles charged with crimes.
The boy's mother urged the judge to consider what her son had gone through. "This is a child who was tortured and bulled on a daily basis.'... I want you to realize that he is a child," she said. "I also want you to realize he has not stopped praying for Nathaniel and Kendal and (security guard Kevin) Iayes." Hayes received minor injuries. But the teacher who helped Tavarez after he was shot called the incident a "very deliberate act
of violence" and urged the judge to impose the maximum sentence. Chandler, after the hearing, said neither of the vietims were bullies. "These are some sweet, caring, softhearted individuals that were in the wrong place at that wrong time, and for an individual, whether they're 12 years old or an adult, to take out their frustrations on innocent bystanders is wrong any way you look at it," the special prosecutor said. Chandler noted Nathaniel and Kendal are suffering the consequences of
something that happened to the boy "perhaps weeks before this, months before this, but they are not the reason for the bullying." "It's something that needs to be addressed but certainly by no means by acts of violence," he said. Chandler said the families of both victims were pleased with the verdict. Sanders said she accepted the boy's apology. "He's a really good kid that made a bad decision," she said ,after the sentencing.
Tavarez, however, said he is not ready to forgive "until God tells me to."
FBI: Colorado woman aimed to go to Syria to wage jihad
The Associated Press
DENVER - FBI agents tried more than once to discourage a 19-year-old suburban Denver woman who said she was intent on waging jihad in the Middle East before arresting her in April as she boarded a flight she hoped would ultimately get her to Syria, court documents unsealed Wednesday show. Shannon Maureen Conley had told agents that she wanted to use her American military training from the U.S. Army Explorers to start a holy war overseas, even though she knew that it was illegal, according to the newly released federal court records. Her "legitimate targets of attack" included military facilities, government employees and public officials, the documents say. Conley was arrested April 8 at Denver International Airport, where she told agents she planned to live with a suitor she met online, apparently a Tunisian man who claimed to be fighting for an al-Qaida splinter group, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. The militant group also known as ISIL or ISIS has recently overrun parts of Iraq and Syria. Conley has been
charged with conspiring to help a foreign terrorist organization. Her federal public defender did not immediately return a call seeking comment. A nurse's aide, Conley told investigators she planned to fly to Turkey and then travel to Syria to become a housewife and a nurse at the man's camp, providing medical services and training.
FBI agents became aware ofConley'sgrowinginterest in extremism in November after she started talking about terrorism with employees of a suburban.
Denver church who found her wandering around and taking notes on the layout of the campus, according to the court documents. The church, Faith Bible Chapel in Arvada, was the scene of a 2007 shooting in which a man killed two missionary workers. She spoke with agents several times after that, telling them of her desire for jihad, the records state. The agents tried openly to dissuade her, urging her instead to support Muslims through humanitarian efforts, which she told them was not an option.
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ring All-Stars are headSDixie Youth Machine ld Series as state chamer taking a 10-5 victory Bushnell All-Stars in ay's state title game at Park.
[l earned its spot in the niship game by beating akeland All-Stars in the game, but in the title bring used a four-run ng to take a lead that it nquished.
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Sebring All-Star Aiden Wyatt gets a base hit in the final AAstate tournament game against Bushnell on Wednesday at the MERE.
Bushnell answered back with two runs in the bottom of the third, with Ty Kadur leading off with a triple and scoring on an RBI single by Logan Andrei, and Zapata following with batters
later with an RBI single of his own to make it 6-4. The deficit was trimmed to a single run in the bottom of the fifth when Kadur singled and moved to second on an error
before coming home on an RBI double to "the right centerfield gap by Boone.
Sebring responded by sending four key insurance runs across the plate in the top of the sixth, with Sevigny reaching on an error to lead off the inning and scoring on an RBI double by George Sebring for the first run. An RBI single by Vaughn made it 8-5, with Brody Green adding a two-RBI single to left field to score George Sebring and Vaughn for a 10-5 advantage. Bushnell went down in order in its last at-bat on groundouts by Landon Hogan and Tyshawn Cooper and a fly out to centerfield by Trenton Guess. In the previous game, Bushnell avenged a 14-10 loss earlier in the day by eliminating East Lakeland with a 12-7 win. Bushnell scored a run in the first inning, two in the second, and two more in the third to take a 5-0 lead, and then added four runs in the fourth to blow the game open.
Daniel Gracia's two-RBI single was the big hit for Bushnell in the fourth, with a Zapata RBI single and a ground ball by Guess in
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T he Sebring All-Stars won the Machine Pitch State Championship with a 10-5 victory
over the Bushnell All-Stars on Wednesday at Optimist Park. Both teams will next
move on to the Machine Pitch World Series on July 17-21 in Texarkana, Ark.
United States coach Juergen Klinsmann reacts during the Round of 16 match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil on Tuesday.
right: US not ready
to win World Cup
The Associated Press
SAO PAULO - Turns out Jurgen Klinsmann was right: The United States isn't ready to win the World Cup.
The Americans were eliminated in the round of 16 for the second straight tournament. They've been ranked 13th or 14th every month since September, which means their exit was pretty much at the stage it's expected to be. "Clearly it gives you the message you have a lot of work still ahead of you," the U.S. coach said Wednesday, a day after the 2-1 loss to Belgium in extra time.
From Wall Street to the White House to the West Coast, Americans watched'their national team on television in record numbers. While buoyed by the increase in attention, players are desperate to join the world's elite and far from attaining that level.
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Hoadst not enough to save US World Cup run
The Associated Press
SALVADOR, Brazil--Tim Howard kept the ball out of the niet with slides, with dives and with leaps.
He couldn't do it forever. With the United States trying to reach the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time since 2002, he saved 12 of Belgium's shots in regulation to keep the game scoreless.
But Kevin De Bruynd idored in the 93rd minute and Rbmlu Lukaku in the 105th to build a twogoal lead for the Red Devils, who hung on for a 2-1 win Tuesday that eliminated the Americans in the second round for the second straight World Cup. Howard tried to sound modest.
"I'm just trying to do all the things that have gotten me here and gotten us here," he said. "That's what I signed up to do
- stick my face in front of balls. It's nothing startling." Howard finished with 16 saves, the most in a World Cup game
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Goalkeeper Tim Howard reacts after Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne scored the opening goal during the Round of 16 match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil on Tuesday.
since FIFA started keeping track Belgium coach Marc Wilmots international appearances are in 2002. It was his finest perfor- said. "He was in a state of grace." the U.S. record, two more than mance in 13 years with the na- Howard was the first goalkeep- the previous mark held by Kasey tional team. er to be America's No. 1 in con- Keller. "For my heart, please don't give secutive World Cups since Tony "Tim was awesome for us," U.S. me too many games like this," Meola in 1990 and '94. His 104 captain Clint Dempsey said. "As
you would expect from him." Howardyellsalotduringgames. More than most goalkeepers. And his teammates love him for that.
"He's somebody that we rely on so much for his performances on the field but also his leadership and his presence," midfielder Michael Bradley said. "There's not enough good things to say about him as a player, as a man, as a leader."
Now 35, Howard has been the starter for Everton in England's Premier League since the middle of the 2007-08 season. He is signed until 2018 and relishes the grind of the world's top league. He plans to play "as long as my body lets me" and acknowledges "that's obviously not a question that I can really answer now." He also won't commit to another four years with the national team and the repeated flights from Britain to the U.S., Caribbean and Central America for national team games.
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On tour: Free agent Anthony visits Rockets
HOUSTON - Prized free agent Carmelo Anthony visited the Houston Rockets on Wednesday and was greeted with images of him in two different uniforms of the franchise. A day after visiting the Bulls, the NewYork Knicks' star continued his tour in Houston. A video board outside the Toyota Center depicted one image of Anthony in Houston's white uniform with red letters ing and another in a retro red and yellow uniform. Between the pictures was Anthony's logo with the word 'Melo' in it. He was wearing his No. 7 in both renderings, despite the fact that current Rocket Jeremy Lin wears that number. The Rockets would likely have to unload the point guard to snag Anthony. Lin seemed to respond to the snub on Twitter on Wednesday afternoon with a bible verse. He tweeted the verse Luke 6:29: "If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also. If someone takes your coat, do not withhold your shirt from them." Anthony is expected to meet with the Mavericks and the Lakers before sitting downwith the Knicks.
Report: Patty Mills out for 6-7 months
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LEFT: NewYork Knicks foward Carmelo Anthony (left) tries to move around Indiana Pacers player Paul George during the game at Madison Square Garden in New York on March 19. RIGHT: San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills (8) gestures after scoring during Game 3 of the NBA Finals on June10 in Miami.
media reported that NBA champion San Antonio Spurs point guard Patty Mills will be sidelined for up to seven months with a right shoulder injury. Fairfax Media reports Wednesday that Mills has withdrawn from Australia's campaign for the Aug. 30 to Sept. 14 World Cup in Spain and will undergo surgery in the next few days to repair the rotator cuff in his shoulder. The news comes hours into the NBA free-agency period that many expected to land Mills a major contract.
The report says Mills played through pain dur-
ing the NBA season and scans revealed the wear and tear just two weeks after he helped the Spurs Swin the title.
Mills scored 17 points
for the Spurs in the clinching Game 5 as a backup to Tdny Parker.
Nets reach deal with Hollins to be coach
Brooklyn Nets reached an agreement in principle Wednesday with Lionel Hollins to become their coach, moving quickly after the departure of Jason Kidd.
The deal with the former Memphis Grizzlies coach comes two days after the Nets made a trade with Milwaukee to allow Kidd out of his contract so the Bucks could hire him.
Nets general manager Billy King and his assistants then met with Hollins on Monday night and again Tuesday before agreeing to the deal. Terms were not disclosed.
"I want to thank the Nets ownership and Billy for this opportunity," Hollins said in a statement. "It has been a long process to get back into the league, and
I believe that Billy and I will have a very successful working relationship. Brooklyn has firmly established itself as a franchise that is committed to winning, and I eagerly look forward to becoming part of that culture and building on the success of the past two playoff appearances."
AP Source: Free agent
Hayward to meet
CLEVELAND - Gordon Hayward once named Cleveland his least favorite NBA city. He might have to
change his mind. , Utah's restricted free agent small forward has scheduled a meeting with the Cavaliers, who have turned their sights to improving their roster after getting All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving to agree to a contract extension.
Hayward agreed Wednesday to meet with team officials, said the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Cavs are not commenting during the NBA's 10-day free agency moratorium.
From wire reports
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the fifth inning making it an 11-2 lead.
East Lakeland came back with three runs in the bottom of the fifth thanks to a pair of RBI groundouts by Cayden Whitson and Tanner Brown and an RBI single by Carson Richardson.
After Bushnell got a run back on an error in the top of the sixth, East Lakeland answered with two runs in the bottom of the inning on an RBI single by Timmy Douglas and a ground ball by Gavin Spasoff.
An infield single by Easton Benton loaded the bases for East Lakeland, but Whitson followed with a ground ball to shortstop
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Bushnell's Colby Rinberger (44) slides home safe in the AA state tournament semifinal game against East Lakeland Wednesday at the MERE.
that resulted in a force out at third base to end the game.
As state runner-up, Bush-
nell will also move on to the Machine Pitch World Series on July 17-21 in Texarkana, Ark.
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Klinsmann was a World Cup champion as a player with West Germany in 1990 and coach of the German team that reached the 2006 semifinals. Having moved to California in 1998 with his American wife, he is seen as bringing the perspective of soccer's elite to a nation that remains a new world in the sport. His message to players is they don't do enough. They don't play twice a week, like Champions League stars. They don't face condemnation from their community after losses and poor performances.
The Americans' final match, which kicked off at 4 p.m. EDT on a weekday, was seen by 21.6 riillion on ESPN and Uniyision, impressively close to the record 24.7 million set for a Sunday evening game against Portugal earlier in the tournament. An average of 1.6 million watched the loss to Belgium on digital streams.
"People now start to care about it. Fans
care about it. They comment on social media. They comment everywhere about it, and that's good," Klinsmann said. His most controversial moves coming into the tournament were cutting Landon Donovan, the biggest star in U.S. soccer history, and taking along 18-year-oldJulian Green, 20-year-oldDeAndreYedlinand21year-old John Brooks. Brooks and Green, who turned 19 on June 6, responded with late-game goals when they came in as substitutes, andYedlin was stellar against Belgium when he replaced injured right back Fabian Johnson.
But IKlinsmann's proclamation that the U.S. would play an attacking game didn't pan out. The Americans were outshot by a combined 92-41. Klinsmann took over from Bob Bradley in July 2011. Last December, he was given a contract through the 2018 tournament that added the title of U.S. Soccer Federation technical director. In the next fouryear cycle, he has numerous chances to integrate youth: the CONCACAF Gold Cups in 2015 and 2017, the centennial Copa America in 2016 and a possible trip to the Confederations Cup in 2017.
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"Those decisions will be made, obviously, when I'm less emotional and things settle down and I have a few important conversations with important
people," Howard said. Brad Guzan - Aston Villa's top goalkeeper
- is Howard's No. 2 and at 29 is positioned well for the 2018 World Cup should Howard decide to retire from the national team.
Calling it an "extraordi-
nary performance," U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati didn't sound as if Howard would be leaving anytime soon. "I'm not sure Timmy is ready to not look towards Russia," Gulati said. "He's one of the players that matters. And nobody goes
into a tournament like this. with our team and doesn't expect Timmy to play really well."
Howard was among the final Amierican players to leave the locker room of the stadium on Brazil's northeast coast, suddenly and unhappily
readyforafewweeksoffbeforereportingtoEvertonfor preseason training. He carried a small silver-colored case, clearly not part of the gear he had when he arrived at Arena Fonte Nova. Despite the U.S. defeat, he was selected the Man of
the Match and was given an award.
Was this his. least player of the game honor?
That was far easier to deal with than the shots he faced..
"Yeah," he said. "That's for sure."
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SPEED FREAKS A couple questions we had to ask- ourselves
Kez might want to protect that gearshifting hand.
Ready to buy into a second championship for Brad Keselowski? GODSPEAK: This is a five-driver battle and
"Bad Brad" is near the top of my list. KEN'S CALL: If they keep hard and sharp objects away from him in Victory Lane, I'd put him in my trifecta. A plate-race upset at Daytona, or a familiar winner? GODSPEAK: The little voices in my head are saying "Aric Almirola, Danica Patrick." KEN'S CALL: I'm ordering the Blue Plate Special: Austin Dillon in a mild surprise.
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L Jeff Gordon 61 12. Jimmie Johnson 59 T2. V Dale Earnhardt Jr. 59 4i Brad Keselowski 56 5. Matt Kenseth 5 6. Carl Edwards 5 7 J. NLogano 51 a. Ryan Newman : 5 3. Kevin Harvick 5( 10. Kyle Busch 5 LI.. 'PaUlMenard 48 T 2. Kyle Larson '4 F12. Greg BiffleV. 4,
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IGetty Images/TODD WARSHAW Keselowski's Kentucky win was a good reason for an all-American burnout.
Brad Keselowski won at Kentucky Speedway, his second Sprint Cup victory of the season, locking up a spot in the Chase.
Keselowski, who drives the No. 2 Team Penske Fusion, is likely Ford's best chance to win the 2014 Cup title. His cars have been fast in qualifying, and he is winning races on intermediate-sized race tracks.
In the 10-race Chase, five events are held on
1.5- or 2-mile ovals, Keselowski's strong suit this season. And, he has championship experience, winning the title in 2012 as a going-away gift for Dodge.
But can Keselowski keep himself healthy for this run into the playoffs and during the Chase?
During his celebration in Victory Lane, while
goofing around with his team, Keselowski suffered a cut to his hand from broken glass that required four stitches.
"We were playing around with some champagne bottles and as I told my good friend, 'We should have stuck with beer,' " Keselowski said. "We were having too much fun with champagne, and one of the bottles broke and I cut my hand open. It's no big deal."
It's no secret the 30-year-old driver likes to have fun, which makes him a good fit for his sponsor, Miller Lite.
When asked after winning at Kentucky if "everything is an adventure with you?" Keselowski didn't hesitate with a response. "Yeah, welcome to the party. It's all good. I'm just glad we won. It's a lot better story when you win and get hurt." That wasn't Keselowski's only health issue
Saturday night. He joked that rolling over the bumps on Kentucky's frontstretch gave him a headache.
"The frontstretch bumps are a concussion and Victory Lane is bleeding of the hand," he said. "I guess I don't have enough to lose upstairs to worry about the first one."
Brian Vickers will have a Seminole moment
this weekend at Daytona International Speedway. Vickers' No. 55 Toyota will run Florida State colors as a tribute to the football team's 2013 national championship. Vickers will also wear a special FSU driver uniform for the race. "Everyone in America knows about Florida State's tradition of success, especially in athletics," said Vickers. "I want to give Seminole fans a chance to see their car and colors celebrate in Victory Lane." And a Daytona win would be a seminal moment for Vickers, who has only one Cup win since the 2010 season.
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Michael Waltrip Racing co-owners Michael Waltrip and Rob Kauffman went to England to represent NASCAR at the annual Goodwood Festival of Speed, attended by 150,000 gearheads from around the globe. Kauffman drove the 1963 "Mystery Motor" Chevy Impala that NASCAR Hall of Famer Junior Johnson drove to seven victories and nine poles during the 1963 season. "We're' taking a significant piece of NASCAR history and sharing it with the world,"' Kauffman said.
Why the increased ahtticipationof' this week's race at Daytona?-. This is one of those weeks where someone can escape "B-List" status ,and suddenly become a Chaser. Restrictor-plate races at Dpytona and MTalladega 4n..whe the field i largelyy equalized due to those horsepower-' sapping plates - are the fields ripest for upsets, Granted, if a David Ragan .or Justin Aligaier were to sniff the right draft and find himself up front when the fireworks are cued, it won't likely be parlayed into Chase success, but a mere Chase berth would elevate their status.
Will we see a gate crasher? Oh, probably not. But it's infinitely' more likely at Daytona/Talladega than anywhere else;: And by the way, those second-tier teams know this, which is whyhey're paying even more attention than usual to all the small details this week. And by the " v l i '' 1 1' i ' this'd -' "t . way, avoid the word "crash" this week.
Wait, what about Danica?
Yes, she's certainly among those who could be in the lead pack at "last call." And for what it's worth, she's carrying additional sponsorship this week from the Florida Lottery. We could make a joke right here by ; comparing her odds of victory to your o df gmillion-dollar scratch-ffkt, but won'ti Frankly, her odds are better, but that won'tstop you from scratching, will it?
Ken Wlis has been covering NASCAR, r The Daytona BeahNew JoUnal fo 27 years. Reach him at .-firstname.lastname@example.org
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Winner: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Rest of 1le top five: Kevin Harvick, Brad Keselowski, Clint Bowyer, Danica Patrick Dark horse: Aric Almirola
DIsappointment: Kyle Busch First one out: Cole Whitt Don't be surprised if: Eamhardt's new No. 88 Daytona car is just as strong as his Daytona 500 winner.
Ricky Stenhouse talks about his sophomore season struggles
Ricky Stenhouse Jr., who drives the No. 17
Roush Fenway Racing Ford, is in his second year
of Sprint Cup racing after winning two Nationwide Series championships.
While Stenhouse is doing better his sophomore
season, it's still been a struggle. He has one
top-five finish, just three top-lOs, and sits 27th
in points, one position higher than his girlfriend,
Stenhouse talked about the ups and downs of
his season with media at Kentucky Speedway. .j Are you struggling as a driver or is the team
struggling with putting together cars that are competitive?
"I think we're missing a lot of things. The
problem is that it's not just one thing that's we've missed it on ... We've changed a lot, "Jack (Roush) has put a lot of money into testing. We've gone and tested a lot. We've still got some more tests planned. I think we've missed it as a team - as the No. 17 team - at race tracks,. "I've missed it as a driver when we've had decent cars. At Michigan I thought we had a pretty fast car and I got in the wall early, so I think that
kind of ruined a chance there,. "We had a pretty fast car at Sonoma, which last year I was 37th the whole race, and we were inside the top 10 at times, so I think at times we've got the right pieces and we've just got to put them all in our race car and make sure we don't make mistakes."
Do you appreciate the new format with wins being emphasized this year, especially when you're struggling?
"Yeah, that would definitely help us out this year. I think we've got some race tracks that we can defi-
nitely do that at. Obviously, after olr runs earlier this year we've got Daytona and Bristol circled,
"If you win, it kind of changes your whole season and that goes for anybody, "I think at the beginning of the season we had some consistent, decent runs, and I thought we were gonna be able to keep ourselves up in the points that we'd also be able to maybe sneak in - being up in the points - but that's out the window now and we've just got to win a race,
"So I think we could really benefit from that this year if we take advantage of it."
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