PGE moves up 9 spots in list N ANCY K ENNEDY Staff WriterINVERNESS While some kids spent their summers playing video games or watching TV, students at Pleasant Grove Elementary School cracked the books and earned a place in the 2012 Scholastic Book of World Records. For the second year in a row, PGE ranked in the Top 20 participating schools around the nation in the Scholastic Books Read for the World Record Summer Challenge, which encourages students to read during the summer. From May 1 to Aug. 31, students log minutes read. This year, with more than half the students participating, PGE made the No. 10 spot with 727,481 minutes. Last year, they ranked No. 19. I told the kids, Lets move up one spot. We were shocked to learn we got up to 10th place, said Charlotte Myer, PGE media specialist since 1998. Of the Top 20 schools, seven schools were from Florida, with Brooksville Elementary School earning the No. 1 spot with 3,176,409 minutes. This past summer was the fifth year for this program. Students at PGE are Get Firewise INSIDE SEPTEMBER 19, 2011 Floridas Best Community Newspaper Serving Floridas Best Community VOLUME 117 ISSUE 43 50 CITRUS COUNTY Righting the ship: Bucs rally from 17 to beat Vikings /B1 www.chronicleonline.com INVERNESS: On exhibit The wildlife photography of Gary Kuhl is on display./ Page A3 MONTHLY COLUMN: Chicken feed Theres something idyllic about the thought of raising your own chickens./ Page A3 INDEX Comics....................B8 Crossword................B7 Editorial..................A10 Entertainment..........B6 Horoscope................B6 Lottery Numbers......B4 Lottery Payouts........B6 Movies......................B8 Obituaries................A6 TV Listings................B7 Classifieds................B9 ONLINE POLL: Your choice?Does a merit pay plan for teachers make sense? A.Yes. Reward the teachers whose students test results demonstrate excellence. B.No. Its good in theory, but unwieldy in application and would cause resentment. C.Yes. But base them on evaluations of administrators and staff, not test scores. D.No. It penalizes teachers who get the most challenging students. To vote, visit www .chronicleonline.com. Click on the word Opinion in the menu to see the poll. Results will appear next Monday. Find last weeks online poll results./ Page A4 OPINION: EDITORIAL, PAGE A10 The community can be assured that every United Way contribution is being used efficiently. MONDAYHIGH 91 LOW 71 Partly sunny. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. PAGE A4 TODAY & Tuesday morning TV crew in the (dog) house A.B. SIDIBE Staff WriterINVERNESS A Citrus County police and rescue dog foundation could find itself starring in a made-fortelevision reality show if all goes well Friday when a film crew from Hollywood, Calif., is expected in town. The Kody Snodgrass Memorial Foundation of Inverness, which trains and provides bloodhounds to law enforcement around the nation, is also having its annual fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 24. The organization has so far put into service 125 hounds. Duke and Angie Snodgrass started the foundation in memory of their son, Lake County Sheriffs Deputy Kody Snodgrass, who along with his bloodhound, Jimmy, were able to locate a missing boy in the woods after he had slit his wrist in 2001. After that find, Kody had called his father to say he wanted to train more dogs to pull off such miracles. He, unfortunately, did not get a chance to live out his wish. Kody died two weeks later after a motorcycle crash at age 24. Duke Snodgrass, a retired construction business owner who knew how to train dogs and wife, Angie, took up their sons unfulfilled wish and named their nonprofit group 832 K-9s Deputy Dog, which also was Kodys badge number. On Friday, Sept 23, a film crew is expected to film the training dogs with the hope of maybe spawning a reality show. WHAT: 10th annual fundraiser for 832 K-9s Deputy Dogs training program. WHEN: 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24. WHERE: Citrus Springs Community Center, 1570 W. Citrus Springs Blvd.. CONTACT: Angie Snodgrass at (352) 302-8319 or online at www.deputydogs.org. COST: $50 per person. Reality show on the scent of 832 K-9s Deputy Dog program See DOGS / Page A5 Behind the poverty numbers: Real lives, real pain D AVIDC RARY AP National WriterAt a food pantry in a Chicago suburb, a 38year-old mother of two breaks into tears. She and her husband have been out of work for nearly two years. Their house and car are gone. So is their foothold in the middle class and, at times, their self-esteem. Its like there is no way out, says Kris Fallon. She is trapped like so many others, destitute in the midst of Americas abundance. Last week, the Census Bureau released new figures showing nearly one in six Americans lives in poverty a record 46.2 million people. The poverty rate, pegged at 15.1 percent, is the highest of any major industrialized nation, and many experts believe it could get worse before it abates. The numbers are daunting but they also can seem abstract and numbing without names and faces. Associated Press reporters around the country went looking for the people behind the numbers. They were not hard to find. Theres Tim Cordova, laid off from his job as a manager at a McDonalds in New Mexico, and now living with his wife at a homeless shelter after a stretch where they slept in their Ford Focus. Theres Bill Ricker, a 74-year-old former repairman and pastor whose home is a dilapidated trailer in rural Maine. He scrapes by with a monthly $1,003 Social Security check. His exwife also is hard up; he lets her live in the other end of his trailer. Theres Brandi Wells, a single mom in West Virginia, struggling to find a job and care for her 10-month-old son. I didnt realize that it could go so bad so fast, she says. Some were outraged by the statistics. Marian Wright Edelman of the Childrens Defense Fund called the surging child poverty rate a national disgrace. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., cited evidence that poverty shortens life spans, calling it a death sentence for tens and tens of thousands of our people. Overall, though, the figures seemed to be greeted with resignation, and political leaders in Washington pressed ahead with efforts to cut federal spending. The Pew Research Center said its recent polling shows a majority of In this Sept. 16 photo, Kris Fallon kisses her 4-month-old daughter, Addison, in Palatine, Ill. The Fallon family has been living in poverty for nearly two years. Associated Press See POVERTY / Page A2 Forest service helps clear overgrown property lots M ATTHEWB ECK Chronicle HERNANDO B ill Michell says his 20 years of service as a New York City firefighter has taught him a thing or two about assessing potential fire hazards. As workers with the Florida Forest Service (FFS) used heavy equipment to clear an overgrown, vacant lot next door to his Canterburry Lake Estates home in Hernando, he said, You can look at something like this and tell its trouble. You cant let a lot like that grow forever wild. Members of the FFS have been working with residents in the neighborhood to reduce wildfire hazards through a special program known as Firewise. According to FFS Mitigation Specialist Don Ruths, Canterburry Lake Estates is the only community in the county that is designated a Firewise community. That designation has helped provide the neighborhood with assistance clearing overgrown lots from the FFS. It has also armed the community with knowledge and tools to prevent losses by wildfires. This mitigation project is a one-time service and is free of charge to the community. Ruths said once community members contacted him, he and other went into action assessing which areas were most hazardous. Firewise began several years ago and was developed for communities that are located near what we call wild land interface, he said. In other words, where there were potential wildfire issues of wild lands very close to MATTHEW BECK /Chronicle A Florida Forest Service worker uses a Posi-Track to mulch a thick stand of underbrush and vines in the Canterburry Lake Estates community. The vacant lot next to this home presents a wildfire threat if left untouched. See FIREWISE / Page A5 See READERS / Page A5 Don Ruths Florida Forestry Service. School in top 10 for summer readers LOCAL EFFORTS: Give blood Find out where the LifeSouth Bloodmobile will be parked for donations during upcoming weeks./ Page A6Get food Area groups offer low-cost food options and free meals each week./ Page A6
Americans for the first time in 15 years of being surveyed on the question oppose more government spending to help the poor. The news of rising poverty makes headlines one day. And the next it is forgotten, said Los Angeles community activist and political commentator Earl Ofari Hutchinson. Such is life in the Illinois town of Pembroke, one of the poorest in the Midwest, where schools and stores have closed. Keith Bobo, a resident trying to launch revitalization programs, likened conditions to the Third World. A lot of the people here just feel like they are on an island, like no one even knows that they exist, he said. STRUGGLING ON $18,000 A YEAR Its hard to find some of the poorest residents in Pembroke. They live in places like the tree-shaded gravel road where the Bargy familys dust-smudged trailer is wedged in the soil, flanked by overgrown grass. By the official numbers, Pembrokes 3,000 residents are among the poorest in the region, but the problem may be worse. The mayor believes as many as 2,000 people were uncounted, living far off the paths that census workers trod. The staples that make up the town square are gone: No post office, no supermarket, no pharmacy, no barber shop or gas station. School doors are shuttered. Police officers were all laid off, a meat processing plant closed. In many places, light switches dont work, and water faucets run dry. Residents let their garbage smolder on their lawn because theres no truck to take it away; many homes are burned out. Ken Bargy, 58, had to stop working five years ago because of his health and is now on disability. His wife drives a school bus in a neighboring town. He sends his children, 15 and 10, to school 20 miles away. In the back of the trailer, he offers shelter to his elderly mother, who is bedridden and dying of cancer. The $18,000 the family pieces together from disability payments and paychecks must go to many things: food, lights, water, medical bills. There are choices to make. With the cost of everything going up, I have to skip a light bill to get food or skip a phone bill to get food, he says. My checking account is about 20 bucks in the hole. About 75 miles away, in the Chicago suburb of Hoffman Estates, dozens of families lined up patiently outside the Willow Creek Care Center as truckloads of food for the poor were unloaded. Among those waiting was Kris Fallon of nearby Palatine, mother of a teen and an infant, who hitched a ride with a friend. She recounted how she and her husband once earning nearly $100,000 a year between the two of them lost their jobs, forcing them to move from their rented home into an apartment and give up their car. We fight a lot because of the situation, she said. We wonder where we are going to come up with money to pay rent, where we are going to get food, formula for the baby. She began to cry. I never understood why there were so many food pantries and why people couldnt just get on their feet and get going, but now that Im in it, I fully understand, she said. I sometimes feel like I am a loser ... I have never been unemployed and I never thought I would be going through this, ever. Her husband, Jim, 43, said hes looked for jobs all over the country in the past two years, and just accepted an offer of a three-month stint in Paducah, Ky., on a hotel reconstruction project. Leaving for a job out of state for three months is what I have to do, he said. Its terrible but its our reality ... I guess this is the new America. By Robert RaySHARING POVERTY WITH FORMER SPOUSE Bill Rickers woes date back to the 1980s, when he injured himself falling through rotten floorboards while doing carpentry at an inn. He hasnt worked since. He now lives in one end of a cluttered old trailer in Hartford, Maine, 60 miles north of Portland. It wasnt supposed to be this way. Ricker has two college degrees. As a younger man he worked as an electronics repairman, a pastor and a TV cameraman. He and his first wife had seven children. Now he receives food stamps, gets donations from a local food pantry and drives an 18-year-old car with 198,000 miles. For a treat, he goes out to lunch at a cafe in a nearby town about once every two months. I dont drink, I dont smoke, I dont chew and I dont go with girls that do, Ricker said. In other words, on that income you dont do very much outside the home. After finishing high school in 1956, Ricker earned an associate degree in electronics engineering and went to work selling and repairing marine electronics. He later earned a theology degree and served as a pastor at churches in New Hampshire and Vermont. But times were hard on a pastors salary, so he returned to Maine, eventually becoming a cameraman and studio engineer for a TV station. After being laid off in the 1980s, he was hired to do some carpentry for an inn. His first day on the job, the floorboards gave way. With his injuries, he could no longer tend to the threeunit apartment house he and his wife owned. They sold it, bought a used trailer for $7,000 and settled on a lot in Hartford, a town of about 1,000 people. Ricker and his second wife, Judith Odyssey, divorced around 1995 and she moved out. But he offered to let her move back in nine years ago when she was going through a rough time, and she now lives in the other end of the trailer. She gets $674 a month in Social Security. Besides his back and shoulder injuries, Ricker has diabetes, eye and breathing problems, and his hands shake. Odyssey has congestive heart problems, asthma and arthritis. Its hard to make ends meet. Rent for the lot is $150 a month; Ricker has to buy insurance and gas for his minivan and pay bills for electricity and a phone. He shops at a discount grocery store, gets canned goods from a food pantry, scours garage sales for clothes. It cost $3,200 last winter to heat the poorly insulated trailer with kerosene, which was partially offset with about $1,000 in heating assistance funds. Inside the trailer, ceiling tiles are coming loose and electrical wires dangle in the bathroom where a light fixture once hung. An old dryer, a mattress, a snow blower, discarded chairs and other junk are strewn about outside. Still, Ricker keeps his sense of humor. Im sorry I make jokes at everything, Ricker said. But its the only way to keep going. By Clarke Canfield BROKE AND FACING THE UNEXPECTED Until a few months ago, Brandi Wells lived paycheck to paycheck. She was poor, but she got by. Now, the 22year-old lives penny to penny. Wells started working as a waitress at 17 and continued when she got pregnant last year. She worked until the day she delivered 10month-old son Logan, she says, and came back a week later. But finding child care was a challenge, and about three months ago, after one too many missed shifts, she was fired. In no time, she was homeless. The subsidized apartment in Kingwood, W.Va., that had cost her only $36 a month came with a catch: She had to have a job. Without one and with no way to pay her utilities she was evicted. Logan went to live with his grandmother in another town while Wells stayed with a friend for three weeks in a filthy house with no running water. I didnt realize that it could go so bad so fast, she says now. I was working. I was trying. I felt like I was doing everything I could. But everyone was saying I needed to do more. They say, Its your fault. You dont need to live off the government, Wells says. For some people, yes, it is their fault. ... I didnt deserve to lose my job. I worked as hard as I could. Wells filed for assistance from the state human resource department and got three free nights at a lowbudget motel and $50 for gas to hunt for a new job. It didnt last long. 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Bargy, 58, had to stop working five years ago because of his health and is now on disability. His wife drives a school bus in a neighboring town. He sends his children, 15 and 10, to school 20 miles away. In the back of the trailer, he offers shelter to his elderly mother, who is bedridden and dying of cancer. See POVERTY / Page A7 POVERTYContinued from Page A1
Around THE STATE TampaDay care worker charged in childs deathA home day care worker has been charged in the death of a 5-month-old child. The Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office says Tina Toney Lark, of Tampa, has been charged with aggravated manslaughter of a child in the death of Dearron Deshazier. Deputies responded to a 911 call Aug. 1 in reference to an infant found unconscious. He was taken to St. Josephs Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Toxicology tests found diphenhydramine, a drug commonly used to relieve allergies, in the infants blood. The medical examiner ruled intoxication by diphenhydramine and suffocation as the cause of death. Investigators say Lark had sole custody of the child the day he died and they found a drug which contains diphenhydramine in her house. Man shoots himself in Walmart parking lotAuthorities say a man shot himself in the parking lot of a Tampa Walmart after being approached by deputies. The Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office says deputies believed the man was involved in a homicide they responded to earlier Saturday. When they confronted him, he reportedly pulled out a gun and shot himself. The man, identified as Jorge Sanchez, was taken to St. Josephs Hospital in critical condition. According to the Tampa Tribune deputies were called to a Tampa home Saturday morning. They found a man dead inside and a short time later went to the Walmart, where the individual was located. The investigation is ongoing. Miami Police: 5 or more cars strike man, flee scene MIAMI Authorities in Miami-Dade County are looking for the drivers of five to eight vehicles that struck and killed a pedestrian and then fled from the scene. Detectives say 53-year-old Jose Aviles-Vasquez was struck by a vehicle Saturday at about 9:15 p.m. The driver stopped and attempted to help him. But authorities say five to eight vehicles traveling in the same direction then struck the victim again, killing him. The driver who had stopped initially was not hurt. Investigators say none of the other cars stopped after striking the man. Evidence detectives have gathered at the scene indicates each vehicle involved sustained front-end damage. Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-TIPS. From wire reports S TATE & L OCAL Page A3 MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2011 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Y oure in the middle of baking a cake and you go to the refrigerator for eggs and discover someone had cooked an omelet for breakfast and used the last of the eggs. Now you have to get in the car and go buy some or go next door and borrow some from your neighbor. If only you had an automatic egg dispenser, you would never have that problem. Depending on where you live, you can have such a thing. Theyre known as chickens. Theres something idyllic about the thought of raising your own chickens. Scattering feed as they come running, gathering fresh eggs for your mornings breakfast. Simple, right? Yes and no, said Ed Jennings, regional livestock agent from the University of Florida extension office. Theres been more interest lately in people raising chickens for eggs, he said. However, theres stuff you should know before you go out looking for chicks to bring home. Are you zoned for it? For those living within the city limits of Inverness or Crystal River, the answer is no. Deed-restricted housing developments may have no livestock regulations as well. Where will they live? Each bird needs a minimum of three square feet of floor space. They wont fly away, so they dont need to be enclosed. However, hawks and owls do fly and they like chicken. Raccoons, foxes and dogs like chicken, too. Its not keeping the chickens in thats the issue; its keeping predators out, Jennings said. Thats why someone invented chicken wire. Do you have room for them to roam? Free range chickens are less stressed. Having a place to peck allows them to supplement their diets with greens and insects. Happy, healthy chickens produce more eggs. Count the cost. A 50-pound bag of chicken feed runs about $12 and will feed seven chickens for two or three weeks. Nesting. Nesting boxes are generally 12 inches square, about 2 feet off the ground and halffilled with straw. One box accommodates five hens. Check for eggs twice a day and dont let them accumulate in the nest. This leads to broody hens that go out of egg production and try to hatch the eggs and there go your plans for egg frittata brunch. A small backyard flock should yield about 200 to 240 eggs per hen per year. Lecanto resident Margie Leturno has been raising chickens all her life. She has about 60 and collects between 15-20 dozen per week. Some she scrambles; the rest she gives away to friends. Theyre fun to watch, Dunnellon resident Linda Skillman said. My daughter, Serenity, has seven chickens that she raises for a 4-H project. She said shes not too fond of the birds, but she is fond of fresh eggs, especially soft-boiled with toast. We get between zero and a dozen eggs a week, she said. As for saving money on eggs only if you were already buying free range, organic eggs at the store. For more information from the University of Florida, visit online at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/an239. Books you might check out: Raising Chickens for Dummies, Chickens in Your Backyard or The Joy of Keeping Chickens. Also, 4-H has a chicken club that meets monthly. For information, call the 4-H agent at (352) 527-5712. Is there stuff you want to know about? Have stuff you think people should know? Email your ideas to nkennedy@chronicle online.com for consideration. Pros, cons of raising chickens at home Nancy Kennedy STUFF YOU SHOULD KNOW MATTHEW BECK /Chronicle Former Citrus County administrator Gary Kuhl said he enjoys taking wildlife photography. He now has some work displayed at the Chronicle office in Inverness. N ANCY K ENNEDY Staff WriterINVERNESS If amateur wildlife photographer Gary Kuhl has a secret to getting the perfect shot, its this: Be at the right place at the right time and keep your eyes open. Ive got a great shot of a Great Blue heron that caught a speckled perch, and I just happened to be there at the right time, he said. A lot of it is luck. I was able to rattle off 10, 15 photos and got one where hes got the lower part of his beak he literally speared that fish. Another favorite shot is his flying turtle, which won an honorable mention at last years Festival of the Arts. The river cooter is on a log, stretching out its legs and looks like its about to take off. Kuhl is the Chronicle s Art Center artist of the month. His photographs are on display at the downtown Inverness office this month. A former public works director, water management director and one-time county administrator, Kuhl retired a year and a half ago from Sumter County public works and picked up a camera. It helps that just outside his house on a lake in Floral City is some of the most beautiful scenery and interesting wildlife. Ive been interested in wildlife since I was a teen in Boy Scouts, he said. I was a counselor at a camp north of Clearwater in the 1960s and taught all the nature and wildlife management and reptile study and bird study. My dad was an outdoorsy guy, so for me the wildlife came before the photography. He uses a Panasonic point and shoot that has a 24-times zoom lens and 14 mega pixel capability. Whats great, youre in a kayak or youre hiking and you dont have to carry a big equipment bag; you dont have to change lenses, he said. Im not a technical photographer and Ive never taken a class. I pride myself on getting close to the subject. I also think I do pretty well as a spotter Ive done that all my life. I just look for things, for wildlife. You have to see it before you can shoot it. Kuhl also has his photos at the Florida Artists Gallery in Floral City. I love his work, said Jaret Lubowiecki of the Art Center of Citrus County. We try to get the best artists in here. We have a lot of photographers in our group. Kuhl said his best-selling photo, which won Top of Division at the Citrus County Fair, is of a Great Blue heron at the base of some cypress trees. That was taken where I live, he said. Were fortunate to be where we are. All I have to do is step outside. Chronicle reporter Nancy Kennedy can be reached at email@example.com or (352) 564-2927. Shooting wildlife Kuhls photos on display in office in downtown Inverness Associated PressLAKELAND A gunman killed his wife at their Florida home and then burst through the front door of a nearby church Sunday, wounding a pastor and associate pastor before parishioners tackled him, authorities and relatives said. The suspect, 57-year-old Jeremiah Fogle, killed one person at a home about a block away from the church before shooting the pastors, the Polk County Sheriffs office said. The two men, pastor William Boss and associate pastor Carl Stewart, were in critical condition. No other church members were hurt. Maria Beauford said the slain woman was her sister, 56-year-old Theresa Fogle. The Fogles married in 2002 and ran a transportation business together. They had been members of Greater Faith Christian Center Church, where the shootings happened, but had started their own ministry out of their house and regularly hosted Sunday services, Beauford said. Beauford said she had never known Jeremiah Fogle to be violent toward her sister. He had been sick over the past year and had back surgery, and Theresa Fogle nursed him back to health, Beauford said. She said her brother-in-law was always smiling at family gatherings. We have no idea what his motive was, she said. We just have no idea. Jeremiah Fogles older brother, Collis Fogle Jr., said the couple never had a big wedding celebration and they seemed to have gotten along well. Its so sad, Collis Fogle said. Ive been trying to call to figure out what went wrong. Authorities said Jeremiah Fogle ran through the doors of the Greater Faith Christian Church after a morning service had wrapped up and just before another daily service. The red-brick building also serves as a school and sits across from a mobile home park. Police suspect Lakeland man killed wife, too Associated Press Church members hug each other Sunday after a shooting in Lakeland. Gunman enters church, shoots pastors SeaWorld to fight OSHAs findings in death Associated PressORLANDO SeaWorld Orlando is fighting $75,000 in penalties from a federal job safety agency following last years death of a trainer who was grabbed by a killer whale and dragged under water. A hearing is set for Monday before an administrative judge in the Orlando suburb of Sanford. SeaWorld is expected to argue three safety citations issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration after an investigation into trainer Dawn Brancheaus death last year are unfounded. These allegations are completely baseless, unsupported by any evidence or precedent and reflect a fundamental lack of understanding of the safety requirements associated with marine mammal care, SeaWorld spokeswoman Becca Bides said. The safety of our guests and employees and the welfare of our animals are core values for SeaWorld and areas in which we do not compromise. The company goes on making money at the expense of animals and its employees, said Ingrid Newkirk, president of the animal rights group PETA, in a statement. Brancheau died Feb. 24, 2010, when a killer whale named Tilikum grabbed her by the ponytail as she kneeled on the deck to interact with him after a performance. The six-ton animal dragged her underwater violently. The medical examiner said she died of drowning and traumatic injuries. The first of the three citations by OSHA claimed SeaWorld exposed its workers to drowning hazards and the chance of being struck during interactions with killer whales because trainers had unprotected contact with the marine animals. The agency recommended putting physical barriers between trainers and killer whales. The second citation said SeaWorld failed to install a stairway railing system on the stage in Shamu Stadium where the killer whale show, Believe, took place. The citation said a section of the stage without a railing had a 10-foot drop. A third citation said SeaWorld failed to equip outdoor electrical receptacles in Shamu Stadium with weatherproof enclosures. Agency fines theme park $75,000 after trainer dies
Citrus County Sheriffs OfficeArrests Diana Christine Chapel 33, of 7918 E. Jonhe Court, Floral City, at 3:08 p.m. Thursday, on a misdemeanor charge of retail petit theft and issued a notice to appear citation. Adam Koster 27, no address, at 3:08 p.m. Thursday, on a misdemeanor charge of retail petit theft and issued a notice to appear citation. Cathy P. Petty 55, of 2083 N. Heart Path, Crystal River, at 12:15 a.m. Friday, on active Levy County warrants of failure to appear in reference to a felony charge of possession of cocaine, with a bond of $20,000, and a felony charge of possession of drug paraphernalia, with a bond $10,000. Ronee Jean Atherton 21, of 5685 W. Justin Court, Homosassa, at 4:20 a.m. Friday, on a misdemeanor charge of possession of less than 20 grams of cannabis and issued a notice to appear citation. Sasha Lynn Taflinger 28, of 6445 N. Wave Point, Hernando, at 11:22 a.m. Friday, on two felony counts of grand theft. Bond $4,000. Gregory Preston Mas sey Jr. 25, of 35 S. Adams St., Beverly Hills, at 1:50 p.m. Friday, on a felony charge of possession oxycodone. Bond $5,000. Michael T. Vankleeck 31, of 6420 W. Folger Court, Homosassa, at 1:45 p.m. Friday, on a felony charge of grand theft. Bond $2,000. James David Trantham 45, no address, at 2:48 p.m. Friday, on a misdemeanor charge of disorderly intoxication in public. Bond $150. Kimberly Karen Vihrachoff 29, of 4185 S. Spaniel Trail, Inverness, at 4:30 p.m. Friday, on an active Citrus County warrant of violation of probation in reference to an original felony charge of credit card fraud involving unauthorized computer access. No bond. Tracy Renee Higgins 40, of 8424 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa, at 4:30 p.m. Friday, on a felony charge of grand theft. Bond $2,000. John Dennis OBrien 25, of 7862 W. Paps Court, Dunnellon, at 3:50 p.m. Friday, on an active Citrus County warrant of violation of probation in reference to an original felony charge of trafficking in stolen property. No bond. Jacob F. Grant 19, of 6600 W. Van Buren Drive, Homosassa, at 6:26 p.m. Friday, on an active Citrus County warrant of violation of probation in reference to original felony charges of one count of armed burglary, eight counts of burglary of a structure or conveyance, grand theft of property valued at $300 but less than $5,000 and grand theft of a firearm. No bond. Rosalinda Sparenberg 57, of 5818 W. Woodside Drive, Crystal River, at 9:16 p.m. Friday, on a felony charge of grand theft. Bond $5,000. John Curtis Bellamy 21, of 1008 Constitution Way, Inverness, at 11:58 p.m. Friday, on an active Marion County warrant of violation of probation in reference to an original felony charge of dangerous drugs. No bond. C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE HI LO PR 89 68 0.00 HI LO PR 89 70 0.70 HI LO PR 90 71 0.10 HI LO PR 90 70 trace HI LO PR 87 70 0.20 HI LO PR 88 69 0.15 YESTERDAYS WEATHER Partly cloudy; 40% chance of a PM shower or t-storm THREE DAY OUTLOOK Partly cloudy; 40% chance of a PM shower or t-storm Partly cloudy; 40% chance of a PM shower or t-storm High: 91 Low: 71 High: 91 Low: 71 High: 91 Low: 72 TODAY & TOMORROW MORNING TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY MORNING WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY MORNING Exclusive daily forecast by: TEMPERATURE* Sunday 93/71 Record 95/61 Normal 89/70 Mean temp. 82 Departure from mean +2 PRECIPITATION* Sunday 0.00 in. Total for the month 1.29 in. Total for the year 49.10 in. Normal for the year 43.43 in.*As of 6 p.m. at Inverness UV INDEX: 9 0-2 minimal, 3-4 low, 5-6 moderate, 7-9 high, 10+ very high BAROMETRIC PRESSURE Sunday at 3 p.m. 30.08 in. DEW POINT Sunday at 3 p.m. 74 HUMIDITY Sunday at 3 p.m. 82% POLLEN COUNT** Grasses and weeds were moderate and trees were light. ** Light only extreme allergic will show symptoms, moderate most allergic will experience symptoms, heavy all allergic will experience symptoms. AIR QUALITY Sunday was good with pollutants mainly particulates. ALMANAC CELESTIAL OUTLOOK SUNSET TONIGHT ............................7:31 P.M. SUNRISE TOMORROW .....................7:18 A.M. MOONRISE TODAY ................................NONE MOONSET TODAY ............................1:34 P.M. SEPT. 20SEPT. 27OCT. 3OCT. 11 WATERING RULES BURN CONDITIONS Citrus County/Inverness/Crystal River: Lawn watering is limited to twice per week. Even addresses may water on Thursday and/or Sunday before 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m. Odd addresses may water on Wednesday and/or Saturday before 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m. Report violations: Citrus County (352) 527-5543; Crystal River and Inverness: (352) 7264488. Landscape Watering Schedule and Times: Hand watering and micro-irrigation of plants (other than lawns) can be done on any day and at any time. For more information call Florida Division of Forestry at (352) 754-6777. For more information on drought conditions, please visit the Division of Forestrys Web site: http://flame.fl-dof.com/fire_weather/kbdi Todays Fire Danger Rating is: MODERATE. There is no burn ban.City H L Fcast Daytona Bch. 86 75 ts Ft. Lauderdale 89 79 ts Fort Myers 92 72 ts Gainesville 87 69 ts Homestead 88 77 ts Jacksonville 83 72 ts Key West 89 80 ts Lakeland 92 72 ts Melbourne 87 77 ts City H L Fcast Miami 88 79 ts Ocala 88 70 ts Orlando 90 75 ts Pensacola 87 71 ts Sarasota 92 73 ts Tallahassee 87 69 ts Tampa 91 74 ts Vero Beach 88 76 ts W. Palm Bch. 87 79 ts FLORIDA TEMPERATURESNortheast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters will have a light chop. Partly cloudy skies with a chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms today. Gulf water temperature84 LAKE LEVELS Location Sat. Sun. Full Withlacoochee at Holder 28.05 28.04 35.52 Tsala Apopka-Hernando 35.37 35.39 39.25 Tsala Apopka-Inverness 36.86 36.85 40.60 Tsala Apopka-Floral City 39.21 39.20 42.40Levels reported in feet above sea level. Flood stage for lakes are based on 2.33-year flood, the meanannual flood which has a 43-precent chance of being equaled or exceeded in any one year. This data is obtained from the Southwest Florida Water Management District and is subject to revision. In no event will the District or the United States Geological Survey be liable for any damages arising out of the use of this data. If you have any questions you should contact the Hydrological Data Section at (352) 796-7211. MARINE OUTLOOK Taken at Aripeka THE NATION Albany 68 42 s 68 49 Albuquerque 81 54 pc 84 58 Asheville 63 55 pc 73 52 Atlanta 79 58 pc 80 64 Atlantic City 69 57 s 68 61 Austin 95 65 ts 92 71 Baltimore 70 53 pc 72 62 Billings 75 48 sh 77 43 Birmingham 83 64 c 79 65 Boise 80 58 s 82 47 Boston 66 51 s 64 53 Buffalo 70 47 ts 72 60 Burlington, VT 68 43 s 68 52 Charleston, SC 71 63 ts 80 71 Charleston, WV 77 50 ts 77 63 Charlotte 69 57 pc 78 58 Chicago 61 55 .18 pc 70 60 Cincinnati 71 50 ts 75 59 Cleveland 72 48 sh 72 61 Columbia, SC 71 62 pc 81 63 Columbus, OH 75 52 sh 75 61 Concord, N.H. 68 45 s 69 46 Dallas 94 74 pc 87 64 Denver 76 43 s 80 55 Des Moines 63 55 .17 s 76 54 Detroit 70 50 sh 73 58 El Paso 89 63 pc 92 67 Evansville, IN 80 60 1.88 ts 79 57 Harrisburg 68 47 pc 68 58 Hartford 70 50 s 69 54 Houston 87 74 .02 ts 90 73 Indianapolis 73 58 .01 ts 75 58 Jackson 85 69 ts 83 68 Las Vegas 93 69 s 95 76 Little Rock 81 62 .17 pc 83 63 Los Angeles 70 59 s 73 65 Louisville 77 60 .05 ts 76 63 Memphis 79 71 ts 82 64 Milwaukee 65 60 .19 pc 70 55 Minneapolis 61 55 .20 s 73 55 Mobile 86 69 c 86 71 Montgomery 85 65 c 82 66 Nashville 82 62 ts 77 63 New Orleans 90 75 ts 86 71 New York City 68 53 s 70 58 Norfolk 69 64 .01 pc 74 62 Oklahoma City 86 66 .02 s 84 58 Omaha 65 56 .36 s 79 57 Palm Springs 99 74 s 97 73 Philadelphia 70 54 s 72 60 Phoenix 101 74 s 105 78 Pittsburgh 67 47 ts 71 60 Portland, ME 65 48 s 67 47 Portland, Ore 66 58 .11 pc 76 57 Providence, R.I. 68 52 s 67 51 Raleigh 70 57 pc 77 58 Rapid City 73 41 pc 76 50 Reno 85 49 s 86 51 Rochester, NY 66 41 ts 72 58 Sacramento 93 55 s 94 61 St. Louis 72 60 .48 pc 76 54 St. Ste. Marie 65 45 r 63 52 Salt Lake City 77 52 s 81 59 San Antonio 93 72 ts 91 73 San Diego 72 62 s 76 64 San Francisco 79 55 s 77 55 Savannah 77 63 ts 81 70 Seattle 65 53 .21 pc 68 51 Spokane 71 50 .03 sh 71 44 Syracuse 69 42 s 70 55 Topeka 75 60 .70 s 80 58 Washington 68 55 c 73 62YESTERDAYS NATIONAL HIGH & LOW HIGH 101 Phoenix, Ariz. LOW 24 Big Piney, Wyo. MONDAY CITY H/L/SKY Acapulco 87/79/ts Amsterdam 61/50/sh Athens 90/75/s Beijing 74/54/s Berlin 63/49/sh Bermuda 84/77/ts Cairo 93/73/s Calgary 59/37/sh Havana 90/72/ts Hong Kong 90/80/ts Jerusalem 84/62/s Lisbon 84/63/s London 66/51/pc Madrid 79/52/s Mexico City 74/54/pc Montreal 69/54/s Moscow 63/49/s Paris 66/52/sh Rio 77/63/s Rome 76/57/ts Sydney 72/65/pc Tokyo 89/73/pc Toronto 68/55/sh Warsaw 72/54/c WORLD CITIES Sunday Monday City H L Pcp. Fcst H L Sunday Monday City H L Pcp. Fcst H L Weather Central, Madison, Wi. Monday TuesdayCity High/Low High/Low High/Low High/LowChassahowitzka* 9:37 a/5:33 a 11:44 p/6:49 p 10:32 a/6:24 a /8:03 p Crystal River** 7:58 a/2:55 a 10:05 p/4:11 p 8:53 a/3:46 a 11:35 p/5:25 p Withlacoochee* 5:45 a/12:43 a 7:52 p/1:59 p 6:40 a/1:34 a 9:22 p/3:13 p Homosassa*** 8:47 a/4:32 a 10:54 p/5:48 p 9:42 a/5:23 a /7:02 p TIDES *From mouths of rivers **At Kings Bay ***At Masons CreekKEY TO CONDITIONS: c=cloudy; dr=drizzle; f=fair; h=hazy; pc=partly cloudy; r=rain; rs=rain/snow mix; s=sunny; sh=showers; sn=snow; ts=thunderstorms; w=windy. SOLUNAR TABLESDATE DAY MINOR MAJOR MINOR MAJOR (MORNING) (AFTERNOON) 9/19 MONDAY 11:29 5:17 11:55 5:42 9/20 TUESDAY 6:09 12:22 6:35 FORECAST FOR 3:00 P.M. MONDAY HI LO PR 93 71 0.00 Today's active pollen:Ragweed, chenopods, grasses Todays count: 7.5/12 Tuesdays count: 7.3 Wednesdays count: 6.4 ON THE NET Go to www.sheriff citrus.org and click on the Public Information link, then on Arrest Reports. For the RECORD HOW YOUR LAWMAKERS VOTEDKey votes for the week ending: Sept. 16 By Voterama in Congress Labor Law Changes: Members amended, 238-186, the National Labor Relations Act to curb union rights and make it easier for companies to shift work to nonunion states. A yes vote backed a bill (HR 2587) ending remedies against firms that move work to punish legitimate union activities. Rich Nugent, Yes. Charter Schools: Members voted, 365-54, to authorize $300 million annually through fiscal 2018 for charter schools, which serve about 5 percent of the K12 students in U.S. public education. A yes vote was to pass a bill (HR 2218) funding learning activities and classroom construction. Nugent, Yes. Green School Construction: Members refused, 195220, to promote green building practices in the building and renovating of charter schools that would be funded by HR 2218 (above). A yes vote backed the amendment over arguments it would greatly increase construction costs. Nugent, No. Debt Limit Revisited: Members voted, 232-186, to rescind some of the new U.S. borrowing authority that Congress and President Obama passed in August as the government neared default. A yes vote was to pass a bill (HJ Res 77) that would reopen the recent debate over the national debt. Nugent, Yes. Federal Disaster Aid: Senators voted, 62-37, to provide the Federal Emergency Management Agency with $6.9 billion in deficit spending to help communities recover from disasters such as Hurricane Irene, the earthquake centered in Virginia and wildfires. A yes vote backed HJ Res 66. Bill Nelson, Yes; Marco Rubio,Yes. Foreign Aid v. Disaster Aid: Senators defeated, 2078, a bid to offset $6.9 billion in disaster aid (HJ Res 66, above) by cutting foreign aid and other overseas programs by that amount. A yes vote backed the amendment over arguments it would seriously harm U.S. interests at home and abroad. Nelson, No; Rubio, No. Key votes ahead: In the week of Sept. 19, the House will take up a bill to track the economic impact of environmental laws and a continuing resolution to fund the government when fiscal 2012 begins on Oct. 1. The Senate will debate 2012 appropriations bills. 2011 Thomas Reports Inc. Call: (202) 667-9760. QUESTION: Should Congress support President Obamas $450 billion jobs plan? Yes. There should be no haggling on either side of the aisle. Pass it now! 26 percent (21 votes) No. Its just throwing money the government doesnt have at the problem. 55 percent (44 votes) Yes. Republicans and Democrats should agree to tweak the plan but back the general proposal. 16 percent (13 votes) No. The economy will bounce back in the next year or so without it. 3 percent (2 votes) Total votes: 80. 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Associated PressCOLUMBIA, S.C. Longhaul trucker John Boyers gray beard and round face give him a grandfatherly appearance, but when he opens his mouth, he seethes with anger toward women. This hatred had murderous results, authorities said, as he picked up prostitutes around the Southeast, killed them and dumped their bodies near interstate highways. Hes accused of at least three slayings and is suspected in a fourth. Boyer has pleaded guilty to killing a woman in North Carolina and faces murder charges in slayings in Tennessee and South Carolina. His most recent confession came last month. The similarities of the cases and the apparent lack of remorse from Boyer have investigators encouraging their counterparts along highways around the Southeast to review unsolved killings and missing person files. Even his own attorney in the North Carolina case felt uneasy around him and wondered what else he might have done. I think there are a lot more. Theres no telling. This guy traveled all over the country. Hopefully, well get more of these cases solved through DNA, said detective Scott Smith of the Hickman County, Tenn., sheriffs office. In the case Smith investigated, Boyer picked up 25year-old prostitute Jennifer Smith in April 2005 and brought her to an abandoned parking lot just off Interstate 40. The two argued over money, and Boyer strangled the victim with the seat belt of his truck, dumped her body from the cab and drove off, the detective said. Her body was found in 2005 by a highway worker, but it took two years for investigators to match DNA found on her body to a sample Boyer gave after pleading guilty in North Carolina. Boyer confessed to the killing after investigators cornered him with the evidence, but he also went on a tirade against women, said Smith, whos not related to the victim. The investigator was chilled by the hatred toward women from a man who had never been married and lived with his mother near Augusta, Ga. A woman who answered the phone Friday at a listing for Boyers mother denied knowing him. Darlington County, S.C., Sheriffs Capt. Andy Locklair immediately got the same impression when he stepped into an interview room to question Boyer about a killing in that state. The first thing Boyer said to him was: What b are you here about? Locklair confronted Boyer earlier this month about the death of 34-yearold Michelle Haggadone. Her body was found in April 2000 beneath pine straw at a parking area on Interstate 20 near Florence, about 30 miles from the truck stop where Boyer had picked her up. Boyer immediately denied killing Haggadone, lashing out at Locklair and an investigator with him. He said he had slept with a lot of prostitutes and a lot of them were detectives daughters or prosecutors daughters, Locklair said. He just tried to get the upper hand from the start. The captain added: Im not a behavior science expert, but he has some deep, deep issues with women. Monica Caison, founder of Community United Effort Center for Missing Persons in Wilmington, said investigators need to look at three cases where women disappeared over five months in 1995 in Brunswick County, N.C., just west of Wilmington. That would be a great thing, because Duke and Angie are doing a wonderful thing here with the dogs, said Kathy Phillips, a volunteer with the group. Phillips said the group plans its 10th annual fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 24, to help raise funds and keep the bloodhound program going. The event will be from 4 to 10 p.m. at the Citrus Springs Community Center, 1570 W. Citrus Springs Blvd. Activities include dinner, music, raffles and a not-sosilent auction. Tickets are $50 per person. For more information, call Angie Snodgrass at (352) 302-8319 or go online to www.deputydogs.org.Chronicle reporter A.B. Sidibe can be reached at (352) 564-2925 or at asidibe @chronicleonline.com. neighborhoods. He said in a community like Canterburry Lake Estates, lightning strikes pose the most eminent threat for starting a wild fire. John Bahrs is the Firewise committee chairman for the community. I worked with Don Ruths to get this mitigation work done, he said. The chairman also organizes a required, yearly cleanup that involves members of the community. The purpose of the cleanup is to maintain the lots that FFS cleared in their mitigation project. Ruths said this project should take about 14 days to complete, as FFS workers will clear 18 lots that have been identified as potential hazards. Ruths said once a lot is identified as a potential hazard, the owner many of whom live out of state are contacted about the mitigation project. He said most were happy to have the work done but a few declined. Of the 21 lots identified as potential hazards 18 lot owners allowed FFS to do the work. In places such as Canterburry Lake Estates, he explained, vacant lots between homes can become overgrown with light-fuel brush such as tall grasses and undergrowth that dies off each winter. That environment can provide a dangerous potential for a wild fire. Vines that reach high into the treetops also present problems. Thats where his team begins the fuels reduction work. FFS utilizes a piece of equipment called a PosiTrack to lightly tread among the lots to minimize effect on the ground. The business end of the machine mulches small trees, brush and vines like muscudine and air potato into tiny shreds, reducing its potential for ignition. Ruth said the program is an important one for communities for a number of reasons. The biggest benefit to being a Firewise Community is that if a fire does break out, FFS and Citrus County Fire Rescue will have the confidence that the community has taken actions to reduce threats and homeowners will know how firefighters will respond to the fire, he said Wednesday morning. He said homes near wild areas can reduce the potential for wildfire-damage by having a 30-foot buffer between the home and the nearest wooded area. That buffer is desirable for a number of reasons, he said. Radiant heat from a fire becomes less of a factor for ignition of the home. The buffer also reduces the effect embers could have igniting a home, and thirdly, it allows access for fire vehicle to get around a home. As Michell watched, the Posi-Track did its work. People buy these lots and they dont do anything with them for 10 to 12 years, maybe never, he said. You just cant have that. Its nothing but a fire hazard. 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HOW TO GET FIREWISE To learn more about the national Firewise program, visit www.firewise.org. To qualify, a community must: Obtain awildfire risk assessment as a written document from your state forestry agency or fire department. Form a board or committee, and create an action planbased on the assessment. Conduct a Firewise Day event. Investa minimum of $2 per capita in local Firewise actions for the year. Submit an applicationto yourstate Firewise liaison. To maintain the recognition status over time, communities must continue to conduct annual Firewise Day events and document their local investments. See theParticipating Communities area on the website for more about how this works. FIREWISE Continued from Page A1 avid readers, Myer said. The value of this, by reading over the summer we dont lose reading (skills). We have our own summer reading program, and this just enhances it. The students come back to school excited and proud of their minutes. The school receives a framed certificate, which goes on the wall of the schools media center. Also, each students name appears in the annual Scholastic Book of World Records and what kid doesnt want to see his or her name in print? Were so proud of our students, said PGE principal Lynne Kirby. Chronicle reporter Nancy Kennedy can be reached at (352) 564-2927 or nkennedy @chronicleonline.com. 1. Brooksville Elementary School, Brooksville, FL read 3,176,409 minutes. 2. Beacon Cove Intermediate School, Jupiter, FL read 2,464,096 minutes. 3. St. Isidore Elementary School, Danville, CA read 2,075,131 minutes. 4. St. Gregory Elementary School, Tyler, TX read 1,553,670 minutes. 5. Paine Intermediate School, Trussville, AL read 1,449,044 minutes. 6. Highland Elementary School, Sylvania, OH read 1,362,203 minutes. 7. Paine Primary School, Trussville, AL read 956,355 minutes. 8. Liberty Park Elementary School, Greenacres, FL read 885,872 minutes. 9. Broadview Elementary School, North Lauderdale, FL read 779,732 minutes. 10. Pleasant Grove Elementary School, Inverness, FL read 727,481 minutes. 11. Union Elementary School, Temple, GA read 706,766 minutes. 12. Osseo Area Schools Kidstop Summer Program, Maple Grove, MN read 659,006 minutes. 13. Enders-Salk Elementary School, Schaumburg, IL read 625,193 minutes. 14. Walker Elementary School, Chuluota, FL read 623,075 minutes. 15. J. Harold Van Zant Elementary School, Marlton, NJ read 607,437 minutes. 16. Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Charlotte, NC read 591,796 minutes. 17. Westdale Elementary School, Northlake, IL read 586,742 minutes. 18. Village Elementary School, Hilton, NY read 566,098 minutes. 19. Westview Middle School, Longmont, CO read 563,235 minutes. 20. Heritage Elementary School, Greenacres, FL read 523,835 minutes.TOP 20 SCHOOLS IN SCHOLASTIC CONTEST The Top 20 Schools in the Scholastic Summer Challenge 2011 are: READERS Continued from Page A1 DOGS Continued from Page A1 Deputy Kody Snodgrass, born Oct. 29, 1976; died Oct. 17, 2001. www.deputy dogs.org Police: Trucker killed 3 prostitutes across South, possibly more John Boyer pleaded guilty to murder.
Associated Press Ariana Bostian-Kentes, a student affairs coordinator at the University of Michigan, takes a phone call in her office Sept. 14 in Ann Arbor, Mich. Bostian-Kentes partner is a U.S. Army officer deployed in Afghanistan. To find a donor center or a blood drive near you, call (352) 527-3061. Donors must be at least 17, or 16 with parental permission, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be in good health to be eligible to donate. A photo ID is required. The Lecanto branch office is at 1241 S. Lecanto Highway (County Road 491), open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays (7 p.m. Wednesdays), 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays. The Inverness branch is at 301 W. Main St., open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, (6:30 p.m. Wednesdays), 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturdays, closed Sundays. Visit www.lifesouth.org for details. Noon to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, Eagles Aerie 4272, 5340 W. Grover Cleveland Blvd., Homosassa. 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Sept. 20, Walden Woods Community, 7086 W. Eatonshire Path, Homosassa. 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, Walmart, 3826 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 4 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, First Baptist Church of Crystal River, 700 Citrus Ave., Crystal River. Noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, Walmart, 3826 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, Sugarmill Woods, Golf Course Country Club, Homosassa. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, American Legion Post 77, Inverness. 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, Walmart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, Hunger and Homeless Coalition Health Fair, 550 Pleasant Grove Road, Inverness. 1 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, Arts and Crafts show at Crystal Rive Ale House, 1610 S.E. Paradise Circle, Crystal River. 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, 550 U.S. 41 S., Inverness. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, College of Central Florida, 3800 S. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, Citrus County Detention Facility, 2604 W. Woodland Ridge Drive, Lecanto. 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, Walmart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, Subway, 4089 N. Lecanto Highway/C.R. 491, Beverly Hills. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, Citrus Kia, 1850 S.E. U.S. 19, Crystal River. 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, Citrus County Sheriffs Office, 1 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Inverness. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, Citrus County Sheriffs Office Emergency Operations Center, 3549 Saunders Way, Lecanto. HUNGRY? SOS Ministry food pantry is open from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 439 E. Norvell Bryant Highway (County Road 486), opposite the entrance to Citrus Hills. (Please note change in location.) Call (352) 527-0052 or (352) 746-7161. If new to the program, bring drivers license and Social Security cards for all family members for initial registration. Food is distributed according to family size. St. Annes Anglican Church food pantry opens from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. daily in the administration building. Daystar Life Center gives out food to all needy individuals and families throughout Citrus County. Doors are open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Picture ID and interview required. Daystar is at 6751 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Crystal River, across from the Publix Shopping Center. Call (352) 795-8668. Citrus United Basket (CUB)food pantry isopen to all underserved Citrus County residents from9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday at103Mill Ave, Inverness(east of the new courthouse). Participants must provide proof of income, photo ID and Social Security numbers for each family member. Contact CUB at(352) 344-2242 or cub email@example.com. First Baptist Church of Crystal River has its food pantry open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. The church is at 700 N. Citrus Ave., Crystal River. For information, call (352) 795-3367. Our Lady of Fatimas Food Pantry, at 604 U.S. 41 S., is open from 10 a.m. to2 p.m. Monday to Friday. Proper photo ID, proof of residence and interview are required for assistance to needy residents of Floral City, Hernando and Inverness. Call (352) 726-1707. First United Methodist Church of Inverness Gods Kitchen serves from 11:30 a.m. to noon Mondays in the fellowship hall, 3896 S. Pleasant Grove Road. A bus is available for transportation to the church on Mondays. Call (352) 726-2522. The New Church Without Walls gives free food boxes away at 5 p.m. Mondays at the neighborhood park in Hernando off Railroad Drive where feeding the homeless takes place. Call (352) 344-2425. Floral City United Methodist Church offers free breakfast to those who need it from 7 to 9 a.m. Tuesdays in Hilton Hall, 8478 E. Marvin St. Call (352) 344-1771. Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church food pantry is open from 9 to 10 a.m. the third Tuesday monthly at 6 Roosevelt Blvd. Food is distributed on right side of parish office garage area. Parking is available in right parking field next to garage area. Pantry is open to those who truly qualify for the program. No vouchers or financial aid given. Call Anna at (352) 527-2381 or the church at (352) 746-2144. Nature Coast Ministries food pantry is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays. The office is at 999 State Road 44 in Crystal River (next to RaceTrac in the old Skidmore building). Call (352) 563-1860. The Hernando Seventhday Adventist Church at 1880 N. Trucks Ave., Hernando, provides food distribution for needy families through its Food Pantry, which is open the second and fourth Tuesday monthly from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Have proper photo ID available at the time of the request for food. For information, call (352) 212-5159. El-Shaddai food ministries brown bag of food distribution takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays at Crystal River Church of God, 2180 W. 12th Ave., behind the former Lincoln Mercury dealership. Although food is distributed once a week, families are only eligible for food once a month. For information, call (352) 628-9087 or (352) 302-9925. The USDA is an equal-opportunity provider. Citrus County Veterans Coalition operates a Veterans Food Bank for Citrus County veterans and their family members in need. The Veterans Food Bank has moved to its new location, opposite the Disabled American Veterans building, at 1039 N. Paul Drive, Inverness. This is the only location authorized to accept or distribute food staples for the CCVC Veterans Food Bank. Food distribution is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The CCVC, Veterans Food Bank will accept any food staples, which can be dropped off between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Call Richard at (352) 400-8952 or Gary at (352) 527-4537 with any questions or emergency food requests. We Care Food Pantry gives out food to needy people. Initial registrations are accepted from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. To qualify for assistance, participants must be a Homosassa or Homosassa Springs resident with identification. For information and dates for food distributions, call (352) 628-0445. Beverly Hills Community Churchs Food Pantry, 82 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills,distributes foodfrom 11 a.m. to noon and 6 to 7 p.m. the last Tuesday monthly.To qualify for assistance, you must be aBeverly Hills resident with identification. Call the church office at (352) 746-3620 to make a reservation. There will be an initial registration for each recipient, then you will need to call the office at least a week ahead of time to let us know you will require food. The food pantry of First Presbyterian Church of Crystal River is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays. The pantry is open to meet the emergency needs of people in the community. Everyone is invited to participate once a week as needed. Bring a photo ID and the date of birth for each member of your household. The church is at 1501 S.E. U.S.19, north of Sweetbay. Call (352) 795-2259. Suncoast Baptist Church 5310 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa Springs, has its food pantry open from 8 a.m. to noon the second Wednesday monthly for pre-bagged food. Free bread is available from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesdays. Everyone is welcome. St. Margarets Episcopal Churchs Feed My Sheep outreach provides a hot lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays. The food pantry is open from 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The pantry is no longer open on Wednesday evenings or Fridays. For information, call (352) 726-3153. Food pantry of Floral City First Baptist Church Emergency Feeding Program is open from 1 to 3 p.m. the third Wednesday monthly. Dunnellon Presbyterian and Holy Faith Episcopal food pantry opens from 9 a.m. to noon Thursdays at 19924 W. Blue Cove Drive, Dunnellon. Calvary Chapel of Inverness Feed the Hungry free lunch is served from noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays in the fellowship hall, 960 S. U.S. 41. Come enjoy a home-cooked meal. Food pantry is open from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesdays. Call (352) 726-1480. Our Fathers Table serves free Saturday lunches from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at St. Annes Anglican Church, one mile west of the Plantation Inn on West Fort Island Trail. Call (352) 795-2176. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Citrus Springs serves those in need with free boxes of food from its food pantry the third Saturday morning monthly. Call (352) 465-6613 on the preceding Tuesday to sign up for the distribution. Inverness Church of God hosts a soup kitchen the first and third Sunday monthly following the 10:30 a.m. worship service in the Family Life Center. Inverness Church of God is at 416 U.S. 41 S., Inverness. Call (352) 726-4524. A6 M ONDAY, S EPTEMBER 19, 2011 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE For Information and costs, call 726-8323 Burial Shipping Cremation Funeral Home With Crematory 0007QUW Member of International Order of the W ILL C ONSTRUCTION 352-628-2291 DRYER VENT CLEANING $ 9 0 $ 90 0009AS9 PREVENT FIRE! 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Arrangements entrusted to Fero Funeral Home.Oscar Snookey Lyles OLD HOMOSASSA Oscar W. Snookey Lyles, 79, of Old Homosassa, died Friday, Sept. 16, 2011. Cremation services provided by the Neptune Society. Service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, at Christian Center Church, 7961 W. Green Acres St., Homosassa Springs. Jean Ribble, 86 ATLANTAJean Vivian Ribble, 86, of Atlanta, died September 16, 2011. Jean Vivian was preceded in death by her children, Juanita and Peter Ribble, and her husband, the Rev. Richard B. Ribble, former pastor at Rock Springs Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Ribble is survived by her son, Daniel Ribble; her daughter, Caroline Ribble Wiese; her brother, William C. Brownson; and two grandchildren. A memorial service celebrating Jean Vivians life will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, September 22, 2011, at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 3003 Howell Mill Rd., NW, Atlanta, GA 30327. A reception will follow the service in Williams Hall. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Jean Vivians honor to Rock Springs Presbyterian Church, Building Fund, 1824 Piedmont Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30324. Online condolences may be made at hmpattersonspringhill.com. Florence Stangby, 84BEVERLY HILLSFlorence Marie Stangby, 84, of Beverly Hills, died Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011. Cremation arrangements entrusted to Fero Funeral Home. OBITUARIES The Citrus County Chronicles policy permits both free and paid obituaries. Additional days of publication or reprints due to errors in submitted material are charged at the same rates. Deadline is 3 p.m. for obituaries to appear in the next days edition. E-mail obits@chronicle online.com or fax (352) 563-3280. Food PROGRAMS Blood DRIVES Associated PressNEW YORK After 19 years hiding her relationship with an active-duty Army captain, Cathy Cooper is getting ready to exhale. On Tuesday, the policy known as dont ask, dont tell will expire. And Cooper will dare speak her loves name in public. This is life-changing, Cooper said, choking up. I just want to be able to breathe knowing I can call my partner at work and have a conversation without it having to be in code. Much has been reported about the burdens dont ask placed on gay and lesbian service members who risked discharge under the 1993 policy if their sexual orientation became known in the ranks. Theres been less attention focused on their civilian partners, who faced distinctive, often relentless stresses of their own. In interviews with The Associated Press, five partners recalled past challenges trying to conceal their love affairs, spoke of the joy and relief accompanying repeal,and wondered about the extent they would be welcomed into the broader military family in the future. Even with repeal imminent, the partners long accustomed to secrecy did not want to reveal the full identity of their active-duty loved ones before Tuesday. Cooper, who works for a large private company, moved from the Midwest to northern Virginia to be near her partners current Army post, yet couldnt fully explain to friends and colleagues why she moved. Its been really difficult its really isolated us, she said. I became much more introverted, more evasive. Cooper said her partners Army career is thriving, though shes had to hide a major component of her personal life. I dont know any of her co-workers, Cooper said. She says, Youre the best part of me and I have to pretend you dont exist. Looking ahead, Cooper is unsure how same-sex partners will be welcomed by the military establishment. Will it be, Hey, come join all the family support programs? she wondered. Im not going to be so naive as to think that ... Im just hoping the door is open. During the long, arduous campaign to repeal dont ask, dont tell, activists and advocacy groups tended to downplay issues related to post-repeal benefits for civilian partners. Its not something weve been pushing very hard for yet, but its obviously going to be the next front in the ongoing battle for equality, said Alex Nicholson, executive director of Servicemembers United. Nicholsons organization, which advocates on behalf of gay and lesbian military personnel, conducted a survey of same-sex partners last year to gauge their concerns. One widespread hope, he said, was the military might issue ID cards to same-sex civilian partners so they could gain access to bases, commissaries and support services on their own. In general, same-sex partners will not get the same benefits the Pentagon grants to heterosexual married couples to ease the costs of medical care, travel, housing and other living expenses. The Pentagon says the 1996 federal Defense of Marriage Act which defines marriage as a legal union between a man and woman precludes extending those benefits to gay couples, even if they are married legally in certain states. Same-sex partners can be listed as the person to be notified in case a service member is killed or injured, but current regulations prevent anyone other than immediate family not same-sex spouses from learning the details of the death. Civilian partners welcome repeal of gay military ban Dont ask, dont tell to expire Tuesday
says. Ive applied here, there, everywhere. Eventually, Wells and her fianc, Thomas McDaniel, found a two-bedroom apartment. After a few weeks, its walls and floors remain bare. The only furniture is in the living room an old green sofa, a foam twin mattress, a play pen stuffed with toys. Rent is $400 a month, and Wells is hoping that since McDaniel has just landed a job at Subway, theyll be able to afford it. For now, her income consists of the $300 a month the state pays her to attend a daily self-sufficiency class, the $30 or so she earns at a bar once or twice a week, food stamps, and the $96 a month in child support she gets from Logans father barely enough for diapers and wipes. She gets help from the Raymond Wolfe Center, where she can pick up a weeks worth of food once a month. And shes grateful for her class, which is teaching her how to manage her money and distinguish wants from needs. She knew the difference before, she says. As a new mom, she just didnt care. I was in the stage where I wanted to give Logan everything ... and I couldnt afford it, she says. And it caused me to be broke. Wells says shes motivated to get back on track: I want to get out of these low-income apartments. I want an actual house for my son. I want a car thats not on the verge of breaking down. Shes hoping her typing skills will lead to a secretarial job. Long term, she wants to go to college and eventually work as a mortician. Its a job you cant lose, she says with a grin. They dont run out of business, generally. But as if the odds werent already stacked against her, Wells has two more challenges. She needs to answer for speeding tickets she couldnt afford to pay. That resulted in a suspended license, further limiting her ability to look for work. And, unexpectedly, shes pregnant. Ive never been into the idea of abortion ..., she says, her voice trailing off. Me and my fianc are talking about it. I dont know what were going to do. By Vicki SmithA GROWING BOY HAS TO EAT, BUT HOW? Wearing a navy blue pea coat, her eyelids dusted with shimmery shadow, Pamela Gray looked as though she was headed into work. Instead, she was standing in line at a Manhattan food pantry, where hundreds of people waited patiently to fill suitcases with groceries or meet with a social worker. Going on a year without a job, Gray likes to rise early and ride the subway down from the Bronx to visit the West Side Campaign Against Hunger, New Yorks largest food pantry, which is tucked inside a church basement. When I was working as a home attendant, I had a check every week. So you know, the food thing wasnt a problem, said Gray, a single mother of three teens who was injured while caring for an elderly woman last year and had to quit her job. But when you dont work like you used to every day you dont know that you have the money you have to go pick up food where you can. Gray, 47, was meeting with the centers social workers about paying off $12,000 in student loans from Bronx Community College, where she earned a bachelors degree. Her only source of income for now is occasional money from selling Mary Kay makeup and a couple of paychecks a year when she pulls shifts as an elections worker. Its been hard on her 14year-old son, who is growing fast and likes to eat. A lot. He likes Chinese food, chicken with broccoli, and then he likes his pizza, she said, laughing. Yesterday, I give him his $3.50 for lunch and tell him next week, you know, see what happens. Gray made a follow-up appointment with a counselor promising to bring the necessary paperwork next time and then headed back onto the street. She walked to another church a few blocks away, where a woman was handing out free coffee and sandwiches. She put the sandwich in her purse and settled down on the church steps to enjoy her coffee before heading to a public library. Thats where she spends most of her time using the computer, applying for jobs, devouring books. Im reading this one, they talking about sentencing in prison, she said, tapping the cover. I really like to read on child issues and stuff. But if they dont have it, I get another book. And she waits for that long-awaited job offer to come through. She is optimistic about the latest one: a position working with children at a juvenile home. After all, she says, she has a certificate in child care from New York University. I think Im gonna get it, she said, a smile spreading across her face. Ive been trying. I dont give up. I keep trying.By Meghan Barr THEY DIDNT HAVE TO SLEEP ON THE FLOOR The walls in Monique Browns public-housing apartment have only a few decorations, sheets cover the windows and the cupboards are mostly empty. But its a big step up nonetheless. Until a few weeks ago, the 30-year-old single mom and her four children, ages 2 to 9, were homeless and staying in a Salvation Army shelter in downtown Birmingham, Ala. Brown was married, living in Florida and working two jobs one in a hotel laundry, the other at a retail store when the recession hit. Today, those seem like the good old days. I never really had to worry about food and the basic necessities because I knew there was always a paycheck coming in a week, she said. Brown lost both jobs in 2008 and split with her husband, forcing a move to Alabama to live with her brother and his family. An arrangement that was supposed to last for a couple months stretched to a year because Brown wasnt able to find work, and the strain was soon showing on her brothers household. Fearful for his marriage, Brown and her children took refuge in the shelter. It was the best option for us because they could have their own beds, they didnt have to sleep on the floor, she said. I didnt want them to get the full effect of being homeless. While her three boys went to elementary school, Brown cared for her 2-yearold daughter and sought work. She wasnt picky, but nothing turned up. Still jobless, Brown found out about a public housing unit last month in the Birmingham suburb or Fairfield. With the Salvation Army paying her deposits and purchasing furniture and some appliances for her, Brown was able to swing a place of her own using $573 a month in disability payments for one of her sons, food stamps and donations. Brown has been able to save about $100 and shes still looking for work. But finding a job is difficult because she has to balance potential work schedules against her childrens schedules and the high cost of day care. Right now Im just taking small steps, she said. By Jay ReevesTHERE BUT FOR THE GRACE OF GOD ... Nearly two years ago, on the day after a vacation, Tim Cordova was laid off from his job as a manager at a McDonalds. At the time, he and his wife, Sandra, an employee at a Subway restaurant, lived in a two-story house in the Albuquerque suburb of Ventana Ranch. As the economy worsened in New Mexico, one of the nations poorest states, Cordova struggled to find work and his wifes hours were slashed until she, too, was laid off. They moved to a smaller house, then to a small apartment. By this June, unemployment benefits had run out and they resorted to living out of their Ford Focus. I was searching for jobs while I was collecting unemployment, and I could not get hired at all, said Cordova, 41, who is now living with his wife at an emergency homeless shelter called Joy Junction. Sandra Cordova said her job search also has been fruitless. Jeremy Reynalds, founder and CEO of Joy Junction, said hes never seen such high levels of homelessness and poverty in his 25 years of running the shelter, now New Mexicos largest. Demand is going higher, and higher, and higher, he said. I mean, it really is scary. Just a few years ago, the shelter was averaging around 100 residents a night. Now, Reynolds says, its regularly filled with 300 every evening, and people are turned away every day. The Cordovas said they see their situation as a test from God and are taking advantage of Joy Junctions life-skills programs. Sandra Cordova is taking computer classes and Tim is helping with shelter security. Both said they are not ashamed of their situation; theyve even invited their grandchildren to visit the shelter. I just want another house. I just want another job, said Tim. I want to prove that I can do it the right way. Reynalds said donations to the shelter are down, but more people are helping out in person. More people are opting to volunteer, said Reynalds, because I think they know that are a paycheck or two away from being homeless themselves. By Russell ContrerasC ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE M ONDAY, S EPTEMBER 19, 2011 A7 INSIDE Crystal River Mall 7 95-148 4 Inside Walmart Hwy. 200, Ocala 291-1467 Years In A Row 0009B3A Battery Sale .89 (Limit 2 per visit) FREE HEARING TEST Coupon Expires 10/10/11 0009AOZ 483-0919 MCRN Also Diamonds, Silver & Coins, and Entire Estates OPEN Mon-Fri 9-6 Sat 9-3 Occasionally Sundays Call First 341-GUNS (4867) Hwy. 44 West (next to Sherwin Williams) Inverness Nobody Pays More For Your Gold & Guns Period 0 0 0 8 V 5 G 0008V5G Citrus Counties Largest Gold Buyer! Now 2 Locations 341-GOLD S. Suncoast Blvd. (next to Harley Davidson) Crystal River 0009B4N APPOINTMENTS RECOMMENDED COMPLETE DETAILS ARE IMPORTANT 867-8515 482-0919 MCRN 0009AOR 0009783 POVERTYContinued from Page A2 Associated Press Judith Odyssey sits at the kitchen table Sept. 15 in the trailer she shares with her ex-husband, Bill Ricker, in Hartford, Maine. Odyssey divorced Ricker in 1995 and moved out. But her ex-husband offered to let her move back in nine years ago when she was going through a rough time, and she now lives in the other end of the trailer.
Dubious indicator While reading the Chronicle earlier this week, I was surprised by a front-page story indicating the rosy economic forecast for our economy. The writer, citing evidence from the Chamber, a county commissioner and the Realtors Association, claimed outlooks for the region are optimistic. Im aware part of these officials job requirement is to give the impression the local economy is improving, but using a new Walmart Superstore as evidence is more than a stretch. At a recent Speak Out For Good Jobs Tour in Minneapolis, the first person to speak, a Walmart manager, in a now famous speech, said most Walmart associates carry three cards: a 10 percent discount Walmart card, a Walmart employee ID card, and an EBT (food stamp) card, meaning American taxpayers subsidize Walmart associates. Walmart, the countrys largest employer, wellknown for paying below-living wages, just avoided prosecution, by a technicality, on a class-action lawsuit claiming women are systematically paid lower wages than their male counterparts. I dont know anyone, small business owners included, (who) would agree with the prediction that the coming superstore bodes well for our economy. Everywhere Walmart opens, providing new lowwage jobs, other businesses slow down and eventually close because they cant compete with cheap products made by people earning a dollar a day in China or India. Think about the tire stores, grocery stores, clothing stores and others (who) will be forced to lay off workers and worse, close their doors as a result of our new supercenter. So, is the net jobs gain a plus or minus for our area? Im sure Walmart did do their homework with regard to demographics before deciding to open this store, as spokesman for the Chamber of Commerce, Josh Wooten said, but it definitely didnt assume a thriving economy. According to the spokesman for the Realtors Association, the average home price in the county went up slightly in July, with August looking promising. The problem is Walmart associates and folks who lose their jobs as a result of downsizing wont be able to afford them. Harriet Heywood Homosassa Reflect freedom The abyss is philosophical, historical, ideologicaland existential. We, in the USA, have arrived at a political place where many feel that a limited number of people, perhaps with more formal education than most, with academic and administrative credentials from elite bureaucratic organizations and institutions of learning, are more qualified to dictate or mandate behavior associated with most aspects of our lives. By definition those who subscribe to this belief must also believe that the rest are less capable of making their own decisions, and cannot be trusted as much as the aforementioned to do what is best for society, or in todays parlance, the greater good. These people, also by definition, feel very strongly that the populace cannot fend foritself, and needs to be helped with the resources of those (who) can. This group now commonly referred to as the elites, must, if they are able to convince a majority that their view should prevail, coerce the resources they decide they need from the rest, with threats of jail or violence. Why otherwise would anyone allow their resources to be taken by an unfamiliar third party, to be used for purposes they more and more frequently oppose? The group opposed to the above, feels just as strongly, that a limited number of well-educated academics, organizational wizards and highly educated social scientists cannot possibly possess the detailed information available to each individual to make decisions for him/her, from distant places. While acknowledging the limited functions, enumerated in the constitution, that encompass the entire country and its protection are better carried out by a centrally controlled government and funded by all, this group believes that the closer the decision is made to those affected by that decision, the better it will be for those affected, since they will be directly involved in the decision and its costs and consequences. To those (who) took the time to read this, ask yourself, which position in your opinion better reflects freedom, and which reflects serfdom ... slavery?Robin Humphrey Crystal River Socialism fails The truth of the matter is none of my socialist friends can show us a single successful implementation of a socialist system. Even with the United States underwriting the military security of Western Europe for 70 years, the euro is teetering on bankruptcy. Please dont bore me with stories of Scandinavia. Without the U.S. dollar and our military might underwriting their security, they would have been speaking Russian for generations now. By us assuming their security concerns, they were able to divert their wealth to socialists systems that arent self sustaining. Thats pretty much the case for the rest of Western Europe. We bore their security burdens while they partied. I think those days need to come to an end. Let them start acting like grown up boys and girls and take care of themselves. We are facing hard times so I suggest we shutdown all foreign aid and bring every last military person back to our shores, and put them on duty along the borders of this country. This isnt an immigration issue we are facing. Its an invasion, and its time to meet it with steel. That will work much better than a Dream Act, which is nothing more than the socialists trying to pad voter rolls for future elections. Why does socialism eventually fail? It fails because it destroys initiative and pride and enslaves whole societies to total dependence on the government. Too many people upon discovering they dont need to work, but just hold their hand out will opt for the later. Sooner or later, the ponzi scheme feature of socialism kicks in. Socialist systems demand a vibrant and robust birth rate and a population growth of 30 percent. Several countries in Western Europe are going to vanish in the next 50 years. There will still be people living there, but they wont be Greek, Italian or Spanish. Those cultures didnt produce enough children to feed the demands of a socialist society, and they destroyed what wealth they did have in their own self indulgence. Lets not follow them down that path. Harley Lawrence Homosassa Call TallahasseeAccording to President Obamas plan, Florida could receive more than $7.5 billion to make 60,000 jobs in Florida. And the state GOP led by Gov. Rick Scott, are planning on rejecting this. If anybody knows why, except that they just dont want any credit to go to President Obama. If you want your jobs, you better get a hold of your legislators and tell them you want the money used to make jobs in Florida. Build it all hereObama and this government just dont get it. We need jobs and the way to get jobs is to build factories again. Start manufacturing everything we used to manufacture in this country again everything. Auto parts, clothing, you name it; manufacture it again. Thats the only way this country will ever get out of this recession and become rich again is manufacturing, period. Youre going to borrow $450 billion from China to create temporary construction jobs that were just like the other money he wasted. When they run out, everybodys laid off again and nobodys working again. We need manufacturing. Thats what gets the country on their feet. Right now, weve got more people working for the federal government than weve got in manufacturing in this so-called Clinton service nation, which dont work. We need manufacturing back in this country and we need it now.Dont import, exportShouldnt we be spending a little more time and effort finding ways to get corporate America to make things in this country to create real jobs instead of making it easier to unload the stuff made elsewhere in Port Citrus?A new WPAYears ago during the Depression, the government established the WPA to help with the unemployment and it really worked. It got a lot of people back to work. Why cant we reestablish the WPA? Is that because the politicians are not even concerned about all this?A jobs a job Im responding to the Texas downside Sound Off. It seems as though the writer looks down on minimum-wage jobs. Im sure that there are many people in this country and in this county who would love to find a minimum-wage job. Perhaps when his 99 weeks runs out, he or she will feel differently. A8 M ONDAY, S EPTEMBER 19, 2011 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE O PINION 0009AKH 0009ASD 485-0919 MCRN NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING The Citrus County Mosquito Control District has tentatively adopted a budget for 2011-2012. A public hearing to make a FINAL DECISION on the budget AND TAXES will be held on: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 5:01 p.m. 968 N. Lecanto Hwy. Lecanto, Fl. 34461 0009ASB 484-0919 MCRN Hot Corner: JOBS BILL Letters to the EDITOR S OUND OFF CALL 563-0579 Comments will be edited for length, libel, personal or political attacks and good taste. Editors will cut libelous material.
Bass obituary An obituary appeared in the Chronicle and the St. Pete Timeslast week for Bass, Madison G. Jr. It stated he was of Crystal River. First of all, he never used the name Madison, he was Garvin Madison Bass. He only used the name Garvin to anyone who ever met or knew him. He lived in a house at 9415 E. Gobbler Dr. in Floral City. He built the house himself and helped build other homes in the neighborhood. Garvin was well-known for his large vegetable garden on Gobbler Drive. The garden was always open for those who needed fresh vegetables or fruit from his many trees: orange, grapefruit, date, pepper, tangerines, free of charge. He was always available to advise on garden and tree planting. Mr. Bass had two sons. One served in the military in Iraq and the Middle East. He had 8 to 10 grandchildren, and had numerous great-grandchildren. Mr. Bass suffered a stroke 10 to 12 years ago and was hospitalized for about a year. When he got well and got out, he took his wife, who was paralyzed, from a nursing home and brought her home and lovingly cared for her for four years until her death, without any outside help. Garvin had a large well-equipped workshop that was always open to most anyone needing help fixing lawnmowers, chain saws, outboard motors or any other kind of equipment. He would tell you how to fix it or help you fix it or fix it himself for free. Garvin enjoyed going out for breakfast or dinner, whether the food was good or bad. If the service was good he was known for over-tipping. Mr. Bass was one of the last of a dying breed. All these facts can be verified by contacting family, friends and neighbors and most any one who came into contact with him. Rest in peace, Mr. Bass.Joel D. Schaffer Floral City Judicial oversight President Thomas Jeffersons infamous separation of church and state letter to the Danbury Baptist was to explain to them at that time in our history, the state of Connecticut was within its constitutional rights to provide tax dollars to the denominations of their choice. It was their right to do so under the provisions of the 10th Amendment. The First Amendment prohibited the federal government establishing a particular denomination and prohibited it from interfering with the states that chose to do so. The constitutional duty of the Supreme Court is to provide judicial oversight on legislation passed by Congress. As to the First Amendment, their only concern is: Did Congress make a law respecting religion? If they did, it is unconstitutional to do so, the end. This concept worked just fine for the first 150-200 years. Lets pretend the amendment is about another subject, one our close-minded friends can wrap their brains around. Here: Congress shall make no law respecting banjos, or the playing thereof. What we have today is the court, on its own volition, going down to the local government level and ordering the county school board to prohibit banjos, as well as the playing of them. There can be no banjos at graduation ceremonies. No pictures of banjos displayed in any government buildings, no mention of banjos in graduation speeches. Since the Supreme Courts job is to rule on the constitutionality of laws enacted by the U.S. Congress, their invasion on local government is unconstitutional, and totally an act of tyranny. Only the states and its people can make laws about banjos. When the court declares a nonexistent law to be illegal, they again violate the constitution with the ex post facto legal declarations. And finally, when they rewrite local or even federal law, they have hijacked the legislative duties of the federal and state legislatures. And now, we no longer have selfgovernance. The courts have given themselves full veto power over all legislation. We are no longer a government of the people, by the people, and for the people. Joe D. Gilbreath Dunnellon Insurance inquiry Lately, Ive been receiving ads on the Internet about discount car insurance. The latest one stated that if you never had a DUI, you can get insurance for as little as $9 a week. I applied to one of the ads, gave them the little information they asked for, which did not include drivers license numbers or Social Security numbers. The next few days, I received many emails from different insurance companies with different quotes. I received a quote from an insurance agent in Citrus Hills. It was a great quote, because it was $500 lower every six months than what Im paying now. I contacted the agent and we spoke for a few minutes. When I said her quote was $500 less than Im paying now, she asked if I could hold on a minute. She put me on hold. 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Page A10 MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2011 Dance a hit The recent sold-out United Way Fundraiser So You Think You Can Dance ... Like a Star was most successful as a direct result of the presenting sponsorship of Progress Energy, the media sponsorship of the Citrus County Chronicle and the financial support of Publix Charities. Thanks to our school superintendent Sandra Sam Himmel for chairing this event. Special thanks go to Butch Phillips for choreographing the dance routines. The dancers put in countless hours rehearsing with their dance instructor and selling tickets/tables/votes to support United Way of Citrus County. This year, the dancers were Bob Bonomo dancing with Alyssa Bonomo to the music of Hot Honey Rag; Connie Lobel dancing with Butch Phillips to Dance with Me; Dr. Gus Fonseca dancing with April Zay to Just a Gigolo; Patrick Simon dancing with Sandra Himmel to Sweet Soul Music; and winning both categories, the Judges Choice Award and the Peoples Choice Award were Lt. Phil Royal and Vickie Humphrey dancing to Shake Your Groove Thing. Also to be recognized is the wit of Josh Wooten, who was able to keep everyone in stitches as he ad-libbed his commentary. Dance judges former commissioner Jim Fowler, Supervisor of Elections Susan Gill and professional dance judge Miriam Ellis not only shared the humorous banter with Josh but also rated the routines to provide the Judges Award. United Way would like to thank the Flower Basket of Inverness, the Cats Meow of Inverness, the Little Flower Shop of Inverness and Flower Tyme of Lecanto for providing fresh center pieces for each table. After the event, the centerpieces were delivered to Arbor Trail Rehab and Nursing Center in Inverness and Emeritus at Barrington Place in Lecanto for their patients/residents to enjoy in their dining rooms. Chris Moling and Scott Lockhart of TMC Productions produced the event and recorded the dance practices and actual dance routines the night of the event. Erik Stellmach of Event Mug Shots photographed the evening for the dancers and guests. Table sponsors were: ACA Construction; American Pro Diving; B&W Rexall Drugs; Burnetti Law Offices; Capital City Bank; Celegene Corporation; CenturyLink; the Citrus County Sherriffs Office; Citrus Memorial Health System; Daly & Zilch General Contractors; Don Kidd; Doug Lobel; Dr. Gus Fonseca; Dr. Robert Brockett; Dr. Victor Beliveau; Florida Association of District School Superintendents; Gail & Peter Bockiaro; Humphrey & Saltmarsh, CPA; Inverness Yoga; Jay and Chris Joines; Key Training Center; Little Italy of Inverness; Nature Coast Bank; Old Florida National Bank; Regions Bank; Sandra Himmel; Spires Construction; SunTrust Bank; Ted Williams Museum; the Royal Family; and VanAllen Insurance Agency.John Marmish Executive director, United Way of Citrus County Crystal River Science won out Here he goes again Rick Perry, governor of Texas apparently trying with difficulty to prove his knowledge about scientific facts. During the Republican debate of Sept. 7, he stated Galileo got outvoted for a spell. What he should have let us know was that in 1633 Galileo was tried for heresy by the Catholic inquisition, and forced to renounce his theory that the Earth and planets revolve about the sun in circular orbits. After his release, he continued to voice his theory, thus resulting in the Catholic Church punishing him by confining him to his house for the rest of his life. In 1992, after more than three and half centuries, the Vatican finally recognized that Galileos theorywas, indeed, true and officially reversed the verdict of Galileos trial.Took a long time, but science won out. Ruth J. Anderson Homosassa A nd they raised a cheer for death. It was a chilling moment, but also a clarifying one in that it validated the grimmest suspicions about at least some of those who support capital punishment. That support, after all, is often framed in terms of high morality, the argument being that only in taking an offenders life can a society truly express its revulsion over certain heinous crimes. But when the audience at a recent GOP presidential debate cheered the observation that Texas Gov. Rick Perry has overseen a record 234 executions, that fig leaf was swept away. You knew this was not about some profound question for philosophers and august men. No, this was downturned thumbs in a Roman arena, vengeance putting on airs of justice, the need to see someone die. People dress that need up in rags of righteousness and ethicality, but occasionally the disguise slips and it shows itself for what it is: the atavistic impulse of those for whom justice is synonymous with blood. If people really meant the arguments of high morality, youd expect them to regard the death penalty with reverent sobriety. You would not expect them to cheer. But that need to see death the inability to imagine how justice can be had without it is compelling. Indeed, there can be little doubt that is what is driving Troy Davis toward execution. Hell die on the 21st, barring clemency from the state of Georgia. No conclusive forensic evidence ties him to the crime of which he was convicted, the 1989 killing of Savannah police officer Mark MacPhail. Of the nine witnesses who said they saw Davis shoot MacPhail, seven have since recanted, some saying police coerced them into lying. Of the two who have not recanted, one is a man identified by some witnesses as the real killer. Yet on that dubious basis, Davis is scheduled to die. It speaks to the power of that need, which was expressed with brutal candor by the dead officers mother, Anneliese, in 2008 when Davis received a stay from the Supreme Court. Im furious, disgusted and disappointed, she said. I want this over with. She said justice for her son requires death for Davis. And that makes the letter recently sent by the family of another murder victim all the more remarkable. James Anderson was killed in June near Jackson, Miss. He was a black man who was beaten and then run over with a pickup truck, allegedly by a group of white teenagers who, according to prosecutors, decided they wanted to go eff with some Nwords. The killing was the definition of horrific. Yet in its letter, Andersons family asks prosecutors not to seek the death penalty. It is against their faith, they wrote, adding that executing Andersons killers will not balance the scales, while sparing them may spark a dialogue that could help end capital punishment. Our loss will not be lessened by the state taking the life of another, they said. That the family was able to find such charity of spirit in the depth of their own despair speaks well of them, yes. But it also proves there is nothing foreordained, nothing destined, about this equation of justice with blood. People can grow beyond that. A reverence for life can still trump a need for death. Consider this column a lonely cheer for that. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for the Miami Herald, 1 Herald Plaza, Miami, FL 33132. Readers may contact him via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Charity begins at home, but should not end there. Thomas Fuller, M.D., Gnomologia, 1732 When justice means blood CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE Founded by Albert M. Williamson You may differ with my choice, but not my right to choose. David S. Arthurs publisher emeritus EDITORIAL BOARD Gerry Mulligan .......................................... publisherCharlie Brennan ............................................ editor Neale Brennan ........ promotions/community affairsMike Arnold .......................................... HR directorSandra Frederick ............................ managing editor Curt Ebitz ........................................ citizen member Mac Harris ...................................... citizen member Rebecca Martin ................................ guest member United Way: a catalyst for change in the community I t has long been proven, for certain in this community, that the United Way is the best way of mobilizing caring power. It works because every year more businesses become a part of the payroll deduction plan, more organizations find ways to raise money, more people become involved in campaign activities and more people understand the unique way in which the United Way facilitates local giving to benefit local charities. The annual fundraising campaign for 2011-12 was officially launched last week with community leaders, business representatives and charitable agencies staff and volunteers all gearing up for the single largest comprehensive effort to raise dollars to help those in need in Citrus County. This community is comprised of thousands of caring people who understand the personal commitment that is needed to help thy neighbor. The outstretched hands of help and benevolence bringing unfathomable generosity in all times becomes a core value that is treasured in the best of times and critical in the times that are the most trying. However, while a community such as ours may be blessed with many charitable intentions, experience has taught us that good hearts are not always accompanied with competent business plans. Through United Ways stringent process as a watchdog and virtual champion of each of its agencies, the community can be assured that every contribution is being used efficiently, and each agency that falls under this umbrella is operating under the highest standards. Not only does its umbrella concept for support facilitate the best possible care for those in a crisis today, but the focus now includes addressing those root causes to prevent the problems for generations to follow. Working with many partners, United Way of Citrus County continually looks for the most effective ways to help people gain access to educational, economic and health-related opportunities. By building partnerships and leveraging resources, our local United Way works side by side with businesses, government and other service organizations to help solve the countys most urgent problems. This broader approach to tackle key issues in our own backyard leads to social, medical and economic changes for families today and tomorrow with United Way being the catalyst for community change. As the campaign goals and strategies are set in place with Sheriff Jeff Dawsy in the lead as this years chairman, the challenge that continues to confront this campaign will be that local charitable agencies are being asked to shoulder a greater burden and are seeing a significant increase in the number of people who are asking for help from a community that is already fighting its own economic battles. But it is this very crisis that solidifies the value of this communitys United Way and rallies its leaders and volunteers to step up even more to this years fundraising campaign. As this years campaign officially begins, make sure to become a part of living united. By funding programs that help educate children, care for the elderly, train local leaders and assist neighbors in need, we are changing lives and helping to shape our community. And as you become a part of the United Way, you will discover that not only those who find themselves on the receiving end are the benefactors, but, in reality, that spirit of compassion, understanding and living united is spread far beyond to families, friends and neighbors. It is through your generosity that as the community becomes united, we will be able to feed its hungry, educate struggling students, shelter the homeless and help poor people on the brink of financial ruin. And never has it been more important than today. To learn about the United Way of Citrus County and how you can contribute to this years campaign, call (352) 795-5483 or visit citrusunitedway.org. THE ISSUE: United Way of Citrus County launches its 2011-12 fundraising campaign. OUR OPINION: The United Way works. 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Or, fax to (352) 563-3280 or email to email@example.com LETTERS to the Editor Leave mom alone for leaving kid alone The woman who left her 9-year-old alone to get a job should not have been put in jail. Kids have been left alone for many years. When did all of a sudden the law step in? There is no law against that. As long as shes treating her kid good and watching them, she can train them to stay alone. Theyre better off than with some people. Either have a church on call for babysitting or have the DCF available to do that job. She would be better off to have gotten counseling, not jail. If you are not available to help, keep quiet and keepgovernment out of the private life. She did nothing wrong. THE CHRONICLEinvites you to call Sound Off with your opinions about any subject. You do not need to leave your name, and have less than a minute to record. COMMENTS will be edited for length, libel, personal or political attacks and good taste. Editors will cut libelous material. 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Associated PressRENO, Nev. The scene of a Reno air race crash that killed nine people reveals the violence of the planes missile-like impact a crater in the tarmac roughly 3 feet deep and 8 feet across with debris spread out over more than an acre. From a tour of the site Saturday evening, it appeared the 1940smodel plane went straight down in the first few rows of VIP box seats, based on the craters location. The plane hit about 65 feet in front of the leading edge of the grandstand where thousands were watching Friday as the planes sped by just a few hundred feet above the ground. Some members of the crowd have reported noticing a strange gurgling engine noise from above before the P-51 Mustang, dubbed The Galloping Ghost, pitched violently upward, twirled and took an immediate nosedive into the crowd. The plane, flown by a 74-year-old veteran racer and Hollywood stunt pilot, disintegrated in a ball of dust, debris and bodies as screams of Oh my God! spread through the crowd. The death toll rose to nine Saturday as investigators determined several onlookers were killed on impact as the plane appeared to lose a piece of its tail before slamming like a missile into the crowded tarmac. Noah Joraanstad, 25, said he watched in horror as the vintage plane came hurtling toward where he was sitting in the VIP section. He started running, then was blown off his feet. Flying shrapnel hit his in back, barely missing his spine and kidney. He had nine stitches in his head and was covered in aviation fuel that burned his skin as spectators tried to wash it off. When he looked around, the plane was just gone. The biggest pieces I could see, it looked like just someone sprinkled Legos in every direction, Joraanstad told The Associated Press from his bed at Northern Nevada Medical Center. The crash killed the pilot, Jimmy Leeward, and eight spectators. So far, two have been identified. Michael Wogan, 22, of Scottsdale, Ariz., had muscular dystrophy and was in a wheelchair the VIP section when the plane crashed, the family said Saturday. The Washoe County, Nev., medical examiner identified the other victim as Greg Morcom of Washington state, a first-time spectator at the show, according to KOMO-TV. Officials said 69 people were treated at hospitals, including 46 who have been released and 31 who remain there. Six were in critical condition Sunday morning. Doctors who treated the injured said it was among the most severe situations they had ever seen because of the large number of people wounded, including at least two children younger than 18 who are not among those in critical condition. Injuries included major head wounds, facial trauma and limb injuries, including amputations, doctors said. Ive seen more patients, but never this many patients with this number of severe injuries, said Dr. Michael Morkin, chief of Renowns emergency department, who trained at Cook County General Hospital In Chicago. It was traumatic, he said. National Transportation Safety Board officials were on the scene Sunday to determine what caused Leeward to lose control of the plane, and they were looking at amateur video clips that appeared to show a small piece of the aircraft falling to the ground before the crash. Witnesses who looked at photos of the part said it appeared to be an elevator trim tab, which helps pilots keep control of the aircraft. Associated Press The Rev. Thomas Babu gives a moment of silence for the victims of the Reno Air Races plane crash during a service Sunday at St. Michael Catholic Church in Reno, Nev. The church is only a few blocks from where the Reno Air Races were held and the crash that killed the pilot, Jimmy Leeward, and eight spectators, occurred. Hungry? Associated Press Joey Jaws Chestnut, the top-ranked competitive eater in the world, pumps his fist after winning at the World Bratwurst Eating Championship at Oktoberfest Cincinnati. World eating champ defends title CINCINNATI The topranked competitive eater in the world and reigning king of the World Bratwurst Eating Championship defended his title Saturday in Cincinnati, washing down 35 brats in 10 minutes. The Cincinnati Enquirer reported Joey Jaws Chestnut approaches the contest like a sport. Chestnut, a construction manager in San Jose, Calif., says he prepares by fasting for two to three days before the contest, which took place at Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, North Americas largest Oktoberfest. The 10 male competitors put away 170 brats in 10 minutes during the officiallysanctioned contest. Shaken Associated Press People look at a damaged minaret of a Hindu temple following an earthquake Sunday in Siliguri, India. Strong quake hits India, Nepal GAUHATI, India A strong earthquake shook northeastern India and Nepal on Sunday night, killing at least 16 people, damaging buildings and sending lawmakers in Nepals capital running into the streets. The quake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9, struck at 6:10 p.m. local time and was felt across northern and eastern India, including in the capital of New Delhi. It triggered at least two aftershocks of magnitude 6.1 and 5.3, Indian seismology official R.S. Dattatreyan said. He warned more aftershocks were possible. At least five people in Indias Sikkim state were killed and more than 50 were injured, according to the states top official, Chief Secretary Karma Gyatso. The north Indian state of West Bengal reported four deaths, and Bihar state reported two. Nepals government said five people died and dozens were hurt there, including two men and a child who were killed when a brick wall toppled outside the British Embassy in Nepals capital, Katmandu. The full extent of damage was not immediately known because the region is sparsely populated with many people living in remote areas now cut off by mudslides triggered by the quake, state police Chief Jasbir Singh told The Associated Press. From wire reports Nation BRIEF World BRIEF N ATION & W ORLD Page A12 MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2011 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Associated PressSANAA, Yemen Yemeni government forces opened fire with anti-aircraft guns and automatic weapons on tens of thousands of anti-government protesters in the capital demanding ouster of their longtime ruler, killing at least 26 and wounding dozens, medical officials and witnesses said. After nightfall, Sanaa sank into complete darkness after a sudden power outage, as protesters took control of a vital bridge, halting traffic and setting up tents. Thousands of other protesters attacked government buildings and set fires to buildings they said were used by snipers and progovernment thugs. The attack was the deadliest in months against protesters and comes as tensions have been escalating in the long, drawn-out stalemate between the regime and the opposition. The president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, left for Saudi Arabia for treatment after being severely wounded in a June 3 attack on his palace, raising hopes for his swift removal but instead, he has dug in, refusing to step down. The protest movement has stepped up demonstrations the past week, angered after Saleh deputized Vice President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi to negotiate a power-transfer deal. Many believe the move is just the latest of many delaying tactics. At the same time, greater numbers of the powerful Republican Guards force, led by Salehs son and heir apparent Ahmed and armed regime supporters have also been turning out in the streets in recent days, raising fears of a new bloody confrontation. More than 100,000 protesters massed Sunday around the state radio building and government offices, witnesses said. When the crowd began to march toward the nearby Presidential Palace, security forces opened fire and shot tear gas canisters, they said. Snipers fired down at the crowd from nearby rooftops, and plainclothes Saleh supporters armed with automatic rifles, swords and batons attacked the protesters. Protesters took control of a main bridge, closed off the entrances and set fire to tents in a camp used by progovernment forces. Yemeni forces open fire on protesters 26 killed and dozens hurt in capital city Study: Child abuse rose during recession Associated PressCHICAGO An increase in child abuse, mostly in infants, is linked with the recent recession in new research that raises fresh concerns about the impact of the nations economic woes. Results are in a study of 422 abused children from mostly lower-income families, known to face greater risks for being abused, and the research involved just 74 counties in four states. But lead author Dr. Rachel Berger of Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh said the results confirm anecdotal reports from many pediatricians whove seen increasing numbers of shaken baby cases and other forms of brain-injuring abuse. Berger decided to study this type of injury, known as abusive head trauma, after noticing an increase at her own hospital from late 2007 through June 2009. Her hospital averaged 30 cases per year during those recession years versus 17 yearly before 2007. Though this abuse is still uncommon, the number of cases in the counties studied increased sharply, rising from about 9 cases per 100,000 children in pre-recession years, to almost 15 per 100,000 kids during the recession a 65 percent increase. By contrast, juvenile diabetes a better-known condition affects about 19 per 100,000 children younger than age 10. Children studied were younger than 5, and most were infants. Most suffered brain damage and 69 died, though the death rate didnt rise during the recession. Unemployment rates in the 74 counties rose during the five-year study. The proportion of children on Medicaid in those counties also increased, from 77 percent before the recession to 83 percent. However, insurance and family employment information were not reported for the abused children in the study. Combine the stress of raising a young child with wage cuts or lost jobs and you get a sort of toxic brew in terms of thinking about possible physical violence, said Mark Rank, a social welfare professor at Washington University in St. Louis. Research focuses on abusive head trauma Traumatic scene Associated Press An anti-government protester holds out his blood-stained hands after clashes with security forces Sunday in Sanaa, Yemen. Reno air race crash scene shows violence of impact Noah Joraanstad, a commercial pilot from Alaska, lies in a hospital as he points to himself in a video taken at the air show where he was injured. A man looks at candles left outside the main gates of the Reno Air Races on Saturday.
NFL/ B2, B3 College football/ B3 Scoreboard/ B4 TV, Lottery/ B4 MLB Baseball/ B5 Entertainment/ B6 Classifieds/ B9 Associated Press LEMONT, Ill. Justin Rose was trying not to lose the BMW Championship until he decided to play like he wanted to win. Rose already was feeling the pressure from watching a five-shot lead over John Senden shrink to one. He hit another mediocre shot that came up short of the 17th green, and while he faced a relatively simple chip, Rose thought about using his putter because it would eliminate any chance of a mistake. I knew it was kind of coming down to me, Rose said. Either I was going to fritter it away or make something happen to win the tournament. Thats how it felt. I nearly took the chicken stick out there and putted it on 17, and I had a little chat with myself. ... I said, These are the moments where tournaments are won. It was an easy chip, it just needed committing to, just not wimping out. It turned out to be the right move. Rose chipped in for birdie to restore his lead, then played the 18th without fear to close out an evenpar 71 and a two-shot victory that sends him to the Tour Championship with a shot at the $10 million FedEx Cup prize. It was just nice to have made the right decision and then execute it, Rose said. Thats a great lesson to learn that down the stretch. It does come down to one moment sometimes, and you just need to be ready for it. Roses third career PGA Tour win came at just the right time. He was at No. 34 in the FedEx Cup when he arrived at the third playRose wilts early; blossoms late at BMW See BMW / Page B4 See ACC / Page B4 Associated Press Justin Rose, left, his wife Kate and his son Leo pose with the J.K. Wadley trophy, right, and the BMW trophy. Realignment heats up with Pitt, Syracuse to ACC Associated Press The latest dominos have fallen in the ever-changing world of college conference realignment. Now schools from coast to coast are left to figure out how they will be affected. The jump by Pittsburgh and Syracuse to the Atlantic Coast Conference from the Big East, formally announced Sunday by the ACC, could create another catalyst that hurls intercollegiate athletics toward the era of 16-team superconferences. Or it could give the power players in college sports a chance to catch their breath while they sort out their next moves. Will Texas and Oklahoma stay in the Big 12 or join another league possibly the Pac-12? Will the ACC stop at 14 members or keep growing to 16 and if so, who J OE K ORNECKI Chronicle correspondent I n the sleepy little town of Lecanto in the heart of Citrus County, Kimberly Hafner meets her obligations not only on the golf course for the Panthers, but most importantly, in the classroom as well. For Hafner, its a busy schedule on a week-in-and-week-out basis. And busy schedule is an understatement. She has golf practices and matches during the week, and she gives extra effort by honing her skills on the golf course every weekend. The most impressive aspect about Hafner, however, is not found on the links but in her respective classes at Lecanto High School. She is in the IB program, which is advanced courses for honor students. Some of the courses she Associated Press LAS VEGAS In just one round, Floyd Mayweather Jr. got a head butt, a kiss and a hug from Victor Ortiz. He responded with a right hand that ended a bizarre fight early. Mayweather remained unbeaten and did it in emphatic fashion Saturday night, stopping Ortiz at 2:59 of the fourth round to take the piece of the welterweight title Ortiz brought into the ring. The end came just as the two fighters emerged from a break, in which Ortiz had embraced Mayweather in the center of the ring. As they broke, Mayweather shot out a left hand and followed it with a right that put Ortiz down in his corner. Ortiz struggled to get up as referee Joe Cortez called an end to the fight. We touched gloves and we were back to fighting and then I threw the left and right hand after the break, Mayweather A crazy night in Vegas Player Spotlight: KIMBERLY HAFNER S PORTS Section B MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2011 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE C OMEBACK K IDS : F REEMAN B UCS RALLYAT V IKINGS Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Josh Freeman and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers retreated to the locker room after an awful first half, still confident they could win despite a 17-0 deficit. The comeback, after all, is what Freeman has perfected in his 26-game career. LeGarrette Blounts 4-yard touchdown run with 31 seconds left sent the Buccaneers past the stunned Minnesota Vikings 24-20 on Sunday, completing another rally guided by Tampa Bays calm young quarterback. He doesnt blink, coach Raheem Morris said. Eight of Freemans 14 career victories have come when the Bucs (1-1) went ahead in the fourth quarter or overtime. Given how overwhelmed they were before halftime, outgained 284 yards to 62 during the first two quarters, this might have been the most impressive. Arguably our worst half of football since Ive been a head coach, Morris said. After expressing frustration he wasnt more involved last week, Blount finished with 71 yards and two scores on 13 carries. We just came together and collectively said, This is not how we play football. Lets go out and do what we do best, Freeman said. See BUCS / Page B4 Taking care of business Lecantos Hafner excels in classroom, links KIMBERLY HAFNER L ECANTO P ANTHERS FAVORITE FOOD Mo Cheese yogurt FAVORITE MUSIC Pop music FAVORITE SUBJECT Mathmatics FAVORITE MOVIE Harry Potter (All parts) FAVORITE TEAM Tiger Woods FAVORITE ATHLETE Tiger Woods WANTS TO BE Medical profession See HAFNER / Page B4 See FIGHT / Page B4 See RAYS / Page B3 Then it was TWO Associated Press BOSTON The ball struck David Price in the chest and bounced in the air, a line drive that had a chance to devastate the Tampa Bay Rays playoff chances. But Evan Longoria fielded the carom and threw to first for the out, Price stayed in the game and Tampa Bay beat the Red Sox 8-5 on Sunday to take three out of four from Boston and close within two games in the AL wild-card race. The Red Sox have lost 11 of their last 14 and are now left rooting for the New York Yankees, who play the Rays seven times in Tampa Bays last 10 games. To be able to do this against this team here, if that cant bolster your confidence nothing really can, Rays manager Joe Maddon said. Now it becomes more viable. You can see the light at the end of the tunnel, and now its not attached to an oncoming train. Tampa Bay already led 3-0 against a wild Tim Wakefield when Mike Aviles hit a hard shot up the middle and off the Rays logo below Prices right shoulder. The ball bounced toward third base for a 1-5-3 putout, and trainers went to the mound to look at Price. After several minutes of examination at one point Price sat on the ground and untucked his shirt so the medical staff could look at the bruise Price retired Adrian Gonzalez an inning-ending groundout. Price gave up Darnell McDonalds two-run double in the fourth that made it 4-2. Jake McGee (3-1) relieved and pitched 2 2-3 innings of relief for the win, and Joel Peralta pitched the ninth for his fifth save. Price went to Massachusetts General Hospital for tests, which were negative, and team Tampa Bay wins again, cuts BoSox lead in Wild Card TAMPA Mayweather wins in 4th round KO Associated Press JOLIET, Ill. Rain at Chicagoland Speedway has forced NASCAR to postpone the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. NASCAR will attempt to run the race Monday at noon Eastern. The forecast didnt look good from the start, but because the facility has lights, NASCAR waited all day for a window to dry the track. Officials got the window and had the track almost dry, but the sky opened again roughly six hours after the scheduled start. Matt Kenseth will start from the pole when the race goes off on Monday. Six Chase drivers are starting in the top 10, with Kevin Harvick the lowest qualifying Chase driver at 30th. Rain postpones NASCAR race outside Chicago MATTHEW BECK /Chronicle Lecanto Panthers golfer Kimberly Hafner tees off at Lakeside Golf and Country Club Thursday afternoon.
B2 M ONDAY, S EPTEMBER 19, 2011 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE NFL F OOTBALL Bucs 24 Vikings 20 Tampa Bay00101424 Minnesota7100320 First Quarter MinPeterson 1 run (Longwell kick), :02. Second Quarter MinFG Longwell 22, 5:06. MinPeterson 9 run (Longwell kick), :52. Third Quarter TBBlount 27 run (Barth kick), 10:59. TBFG Barth 36, :29. Fourth Quarter MinFG Longwell 29, 9:41. TBBenn 25 pass from Freeman (Barth kick), 6:39. TBBlount 4 run (Barth kick), :31. A,461. TBMin First downs1925 Total Net Yards335398 Rushes-yards19-10533-186 Passing230212 Punt Returns2-272-3 Kickoff Returns4-912-17 Interceptions Ret.0-01-32 Comp-Att-Int22-31-118-30-0 Sacked-Yards Lost2-132-16 Punts4-45.84-41.3 Fumbles-Lost0-02-1 Penalties-Yards6-538-65 Time of Possession26:3033:30 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGTampa Bay, Blount 13-71, Graham 3-18, Freeman 3-16. Minnesota, Peterson 25120, Gerhart 2-36, Harvin 2-18, McNabb 4-12. PASSINGTampa Bay, Freeman 22-31-1-243. Minnesota, McNabb 18-30-0-228. RECEIVINGTampa Bay, Parker 6-98, Graham 5-21, Winslow 4-44, Briscoe 4-42, Benn 125, Stocker 1-17, Williams 1-(minus 4). Minnesota, Harvin 7-76, Jenkins 3-29, Shiancoe 3-28, Peterson 2-21, Gerhart 1-42, Berrian 1-17, Rudolph 1-15. MISSED FIELD GOALSNone.Texans 23, Dolphins 13Houston6100723 Miami307313 First Quarter HouFG Rackers 23, 9:58. HouFG Rackers 22, 4:33. MiaFG Carpenter 42, 2:25. Second Quarter HouDaniels 4 pass from Schaub (Rackers kick), 14:09. HouFG Rackers 36, :00. Third Quarter MiaMarshall 12 pass from Henne (Carpenter kick), 6:37. Fourth Quarter MiaFG Carpenter 34, 12:53. HouA.Johnson 23 pass from Schaub (Rackers kick), 10:06. A,032. HouMia First downs1918 Total Net Yards345306 Rushes-yards36-13828-153 Passing207153 Punt Returns2-364-40 Kickoff Returns2-773-77 Interceptions Ret.1-50-0 Comp-Att-Int21-29-012-30-1 Sacked-Yards Lost3-232-17 Punts6-47.83-60.3 Fumbles-Lost0-01-1 Penalties-Yards4-763-20 Time of Possession34:0625:54 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGHouston, Tate 23-103, Foster 1033, Schaub 2-2, Slaton 1-0. Miami, Thomas 18107, Henne 3-26, Bush 6-18, Johnson 1-2. PASSINGHouston, Schaub 21-29-0-230. Miami, Henne 12-30-1-170. RECEIVINGHouston, A.Johnson 7-93, Tate 432, Jones 3-48, Daniels 3-25, Foster 2-7, B.Johnson 1-16, Dreessen 1-9. Miami, Marshall 6-79, Bess 2-42, Hartline 2-36, Thomas 1-10, Bush 1-3. MISSED FIELD GOALSMiami, Carpenter 22, 34 (WL). Jets 32, Jaguars 3 Jacksonville30003 N.Y. Jets9614332 First Quarter NYJHolmes 17 pass from Sanchez (Folk kick), 11:37. NYJWilkerson safety, 10:33. JacFG Scobee 55, 3:02. Second Quarter NYJFG Folk 38, 13:28. NYJFG Folk 45, :26. Third Quarter NYJKeller 11 pass from Sanchez (Folk kick), 3:50. NYJGreene 1 run (Folk kick), 1:30. Fourth Quarter NYJFG Folk 23, 14:03. A,834. JacNYJ First downs1115 Total Net Yards203283 Rushes-yards27-11232-101 Passing91182 Punt Returns2-70-0 Kickoff Returns6-1043-100 Interceptions Ret.2-124-76 Comp-Att-Int11-25-417-24-2 Sacked-Yards Lost2-201-0 Punts5-40.65-38.8 Fumbles-Lost0-00-0 Penalties-Yards4-507-60 Time of Possession26:3733:23 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGJacksonville, Jones-Drew 18-88, Karim 6-15, Bolen 1-4, McCown 1-4, Gabbert 1-1. N.Y. Jets, Greene 16-49, Sanchez 3-29, McKnight 6-14, Tomlinson 6-8, Cromartie 1-1. PASSINGJacksonville, McCown 6-19-4-59, Gabbert 5-6-0-52. N.Y. Jets, Sanchez 17-24-2-182. RECEIVINGJacksonville, Thomas 3-29, Miller 3-28, Jones-Drew 3-19, Dillard 1-25, Karim 1-10. N.Y. Jets, Keller 6-101, Holmes 342, Mulligan 2-8, Greene 2-6, Conner 1-9, Mason 1-7, Tomlinson 1-7, Cumberland 1-2. MISSED FIELD GOALSNone.Cowboys 27, 49ers 24 Dallas07710327 San Francisco01473024 Second Quarter SFGore 1 run (Akers kick), 11:54. SFK.Williams 12 pass from Ale.Smith (Akers kick), 6:23. DalAustin 53 pass from Romo (Bailey kick), 1:48. Third Quarter DalAustin 5 pass from Kitna (Bailey kick), 6:50. SFWalker 29 pass from Ale.Smith (Akers kick), :37. Fourth Quarter SFFG Akers 55, 11:12. DalAustin 25 pass from Romo (Bailey kick), 6:55. DalFG Bailey 48, :00. Overtime DalFG Bailey 19, 12:07. A,732. DalSF First downs2014 Total Net Yards472206 Rushes-yards22-4524-74 Passing427132 Punt Returns4-384-45 Kickoff Returns1-261-43 Interceptions Ret.1-152-18 Comp-Att-Int26-43-216-24-1 Sacked-Yards Lost1-56-47 Punts4-48.56-55.3 Fumbles-Lost3-00-0 Penalties-Yards8-835-25 Time of Possession32:1030:43 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGDallas, Jones 9-25, Murray 6-21, Choice 5-5, Austin 1-(minus 2), Ogletree 1(minus 4). San Francisco, Gore 20-47, Ale.Smith 3-21, Dixon 1-6. PASSINGDallas, Romo 20-33-0-345, Kitna 610-2-87. San Francisco, Ale.Smith 16-24-1-179. RECEIVINGDallas, Austin 9-143, Witten 7102, Holley 3-96, Ogletree 2-50, Choice 2-24, Phillips 1-8, Jones 1-5, Murray 1-4. San Francisco, Ginn Jr. 4-38, Morgan 3-35, Gore 3-17, Walker 2-38, V.Davis 2-18, Edwards 1-21, K.Williams 1-12. MISSED FIELD GOALSDallas, Bailey 21 (WR). Broncos 24, Bengals 22 Cincinnati0312722 Denver737724 First Quarter DenMcGahee 1 run (Prater kick), 6:30. Second Quarter CinFG Nugent 45, 6:33. DenFG Prater 34, :12. Third Quarter DenDecker 25 pass from Orton (Prater kick), 10:57. CinFG Nugent 37, 8:54. CinCaldwell 10 pass from Dalton (pass failed), 3:36. CinFG Nugent 23, 1:05. Fourth Quarter DenDecker 52 pass from Orton (Prater kick), 13:30. CinGreen 5 pass from Dalton (Nugent kick), 11:17. A,281. CinDen First downs1819 Total Net Yards382318 Rushes-yards20-7236-131 Passing310187 Punt Returns5-290-0 Kickoff Returns0-01-23 Interceptions Ret.0-00-0 Comp-Att-Int27-41-015-25-0 Sacked-Yards Lost2-222-8 Punts5-41.06-55.8 Fumbles-Lost0-02-2 Penalties-Yards7-697-55 Time of Possession29:4530:15 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGCincinnati, Benson 16-59, Scott 210, Dalton 2-3. Denver, McGahee 28-101, Ball 6-28, Larsen 1-4, Orton 1-(minus 2). PASSINGCincinnati, Dalton 27-41-0-332. Denver, Orton 15-25-0-195. RECEIVINGCincinnati, Green 10-124, Simpson 4-136, Caldwell 3-27, Benson 3-17, Shipley 3-15, Gresham 2-8, Leonard 2-5. Denver, Decker 5-113, Larsen 3-23, Willis 2-22, Royal 2-18, Fells 1-9, McGahee 1-5, J.Thomas 1-5. MISSED FIELD GOALSNone.Patriots 35, Chargers 21San Diego7001421 New England71301535 First Quarter NEHernandez 14 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 6:16. SDMathews 10 run (Novak kick), 2:55. Second Quarter NEFG Gostkowski 22, 13:20. NER.Gronkowski 10 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 2:49. NEFG Gostkowski 47, :00. Fourth Quarter SDJackson 3 pass from Rivers (Novak kick), 13:33. NER.Gronkowski 17 pass from Brady (Woodhead run), 8:40. SDJackson 26 pass from Rivers (Novak kick), 5:40. NEGreen-Ellis 16 run (Gostkowski kick), 1:54. A,756. SDNE First downs2928 Total Net Yards470504 Rushes-yards24-9825-94 Passing372410 Punt Returns1-(-2)0-0 Kickoff Returns3-632-39 Interceptions Ret.0-02-30 Comp-Att-Int29-40-231-40-0 Sacked-Yards Lost2-62-13 Punts1-35.02-42.5 Fumbles-Lost2-20-0 Penalties-Yards6-448-80 Time of Possession30:5829:02 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGSan Diego, Mathews 12-64, Rivers 2-12, Hester 1-12, Tolbert 9-10. New England, Green-Ellis 17-70, Woodhead 4-12, Ridley 2-9, Brady 2-3. PASSINGSan Diego, Rivers 29-40-2-378. New England, Brady 31-40-0-423. RECEIVINGSan Diego, Jackson 10-172, Tolbert 8-73, Mathews 7-62, Floyd 2-59, McMichael 1-6, Walters 1-6. New England, Branch 8-129, Welker 7-81, Hernandez 7-62, R.Gronkowski 4-86, Ochocinco 2-45, Woodhead 2-15, Green-Ellis 1-5. MISSED FIELD GOALSNone.Steelers 24, Seahawks 0 Seattle00000 Pittsburgh7107024 First Quarter PitMendenhall 1 run (Suisham kick), 3:28. Second Quarter PitRedman 20 run (Suisham kick), 12:41. PitFG Suisham 20, 1:52. Third Quarter PitWallace 2 pass from Roethlisberger (Suisham kick), 3:30. A,663. SeaPit First downs823 Total Net Yards164421 Rushes-yards13-3135-124 Passing133297 Punt Returns1-06-62 Kickoff Returns2-391-23 Interceptions Ret.0-00-0 Comp-Att-Int20-29-023-31-0 Sacked-Yards Lost5-262-16 Punts8-48.13-58.3 Fumbles-Lost0-00-0 Penalties-Yards6-664-48 Time of Possession21:1638:44 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGSeattle, Jackson 3-12, Lynch 6-11, Forsett 3-10, Washington 1-(minus 2). Pittsburgh, Mendenhall 19-66, Redman 10-49, Roethlisberger 5-8, A.Brown 1-1. PASSINGSeattle, Jackson 20-29-0-159. Pittsburgh, Roethlisberger 22-30-0-298, Sanders 11-0-15. RECEIVINGSeattle, Obomanu 4-35, Durham 3-30, Forsett 3-20, Tate 2-12, A.McCoy 2-9, E.Williams 1-17, Miller 1-13, Washington 1-9, M.Williams 1-9, Baldwin 1-4, Lynch 1-1. Pittsburgh, Wallace 8-126, A.Brown 4-67, Ward 433, Sanders 2-44, Mendenhall 2-12, Miller 1-16, Moore 1-9, Redman 1-6. MISSED FIELD GOALSPittsburgh, Suisham 41 (WR). Bills 38, Raiders 35 Oakland02101435 Buffalo03142138 Second Quarter OakBush 1 run (Janikowski kick), 11:33. OakMcFadden 5 run (Janikowski kick), 8:08. BufFG Lindell 25, 2:22. OakJ.Campbell 1 run (Janikowski kick), 1:22. Third Quarter BufJackson 43 run (Lindell kick), 13:26. BufSt.Johnson 7 pass from Fitzpatrick (Lindell kick), 3:41. Fourth Quarter BufJackson 1 run (Lindell kick), 14:10. OakMcFadden 12 pass from J.Campbell (Janikowski kick), 9:18. BufChandler 6 pass from Fitzpatrick (Lindell kick), 4:48. OakMoore 50 pass from J.Campbell (Janikowski kick), 3:41. BufNelson 6 pass from Fitzpatrick (Lindell kick), :14. A,191. OakBuf First downs2634 Total Net Yards454481 Rushes-yards30-13125-217 Passing323264 Punt Returns2-192-16 Kickoff Returns4-610-0 Interceptions Ret.1-21-0 Comp-Att-Int23-33-128-46-1 Sacked-Yards Lost0-00-0 Punts3-51.72-49.5 Fumbles-Lost1-10-0 Penalties-Yards8-853-26 Time of Possession29:1330:47 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGOakland, McFadden 20-72, Moore 1-25, Bush 4-23, T.Jones 1-4, Reece 1-4, J.Campbell 3-3. Buffalo, Jackson 15-117, Spiller 4-63, Fitzpatrick 3-23, B.Smith 3-14. PASSINGOakland, J.Campbell 23-33-1-323. Buffalo, Fitzpatrick 28-46-1-264. RECEIVINGOakland, McFadden 7-71, Moore 5-146, Hagan 5-61, Reece 3-20, Myers 2-16, Schilens 1-9. Buffalo, Nelson 10-83, St.Johnson 8-96, Jones 4-24, Jackson 2-23, Chandler 2-16, Parrish 1-16, Spiller 1-6. MISSED FIELD GOALSBuffalo, Lindell 39 (BK). Associated PressMIAMI With the game on the line, five-time Pro Bowler Andre Johnson found himself covered by a reserve cornerback. The result was no contest, just like the one-sided series between the Houston Texans and Miami Dolphins. Johnson badly beat Nolan Carroll for a 23-yard score Sunday that helped seal the Texans 23-13 victory over their favorite foils. Houston improved to 6-0 against Miami, in part because the Dolphins sieve-like pass defense was no match for Johnson and Matt Schaub. The Texans improved to 2-0 for the second year in a row. Last season they faded to 6-10, extending their streak of never making the playoffs. Weve been here before in this situation, said Johnson, who is in his ninth season with Houston. Our goal is to go 1-0 every week. The Dolphins are 0-2 for the fifth time in the past six years, and perhaps its just as well theyre on the road for most of the next two months. Theyre 1-11 at home since late 2009. This stinks, receiver Brandon Marshall said. Were trying to get things going in our stadium and our community, and you have to win at home to do that. Its frustrating. Its embarrassing. With fan apathy on the rise the stadium was half empty, despite Miami native Johnson buying 170 tickets for family and friends. He uncharacteristically dropped a deep pass in the third quarter but more than made amends, finishing with seven catches for 93 yards. Andre made some great plays all day long, Schaub said. The biggest came after a Miami field goal cut Houstons lead to 16-13. The Texans responded with a 63yard drive capped by Johnsons score. Carroll was on the coverage because Vontae Davis hurt his hamstring. When the play was called, I knew I had a chance to score, and thats what happened, Johnson said. The way he was playing me, I knew it was six. Schaub went 21 for 29 for 230 yards and had a quarterback rating of 118.5. Houston had no turnovers while the Dolphins committed two, had a 22-yard field-goal attempt blocked and missed a 34-yarder. Miamis Daniel Thomas rushed for 107 yards in his NFL debut, but Chad Henne went 12 for 30 and was especially erratic in the red zone. Houstons Ben Tate topped 100 yards rushing for the second time in as many career games he netted 103 yards in 23 carries. Teammate Arian Foster, who missed the opener because of a sore left hamstring, carried only 10 times for 33 yards. Mario Williams forced a turnover to set up the games first touchdown. The Texans had two sacks and pressured Henne enough to limit him to 170 yards after he threw for 416 in the season opener. The Texans defense, revamped after they ranked 30th in yards allowed last season, has allowed two touchdowns in two games. We only gave up 13 points, Kubiak said, and youre going to win a lot of games doing that. One bright spot for the Dolphins was Thomas, their first 100-yard rusher in the past 21 games. He lost a fumble but played well enough to keep Reggie Bush on the bench for much of the game. Bush had only seven touches. Williams had a hand in the first touchdown. With Henne throwing from his goal line, Williams beat tackle Marc Colombo and reached to hit Henne as he released a pass, which fluttered to cornerback Johnathan Joseph. Two plays later, Schaub threw a 4yard touchdown pass to Owen Daniels for a 13-3 lead. Houstons Neil Rackers scored the games first points with a 23-yard field goal that deflected off the right upright. He also made a 22-yarder, then hit a 36-yarder on the final play of the first half. Associated Press Miami Dolphins running back Daniel Thomas (33) is tackled by Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing (56) and free safety Danieal Manning (38) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011, in Miami. The Associated PressCHARLOTTE, N.C. Aaron Rodgers threw for 308 yards and two scores, while the Green Bay Packers withstood another 400-yard passing day from Carolina rookie Cam Newton to beat the Panthers 30-23 on Sunday. A week after throwing for 422 yards, Newton topped himself by throwing for 432 yards and a touchdown. He also ran for a 4-yard touchdown with 37 seconds left to bring Carolina (0-2) within seven, but the Packers (2-0) recovered the onside kick to seal the victory. Rodgers found Greg Jennings for a 49-yard touchdown early in the third quarter to put the Packers ahead for good. Then, after Clay Matthews stopped Newton on a fourth-down run inside the 5, Rodgers found Jordy Nelson for an 84-yard touchdown to make it a two-possession game and help the Packers hang on. While Newton had another big yardage day, the Packers defense came up big by forcing the rookie into three interceptions two by Charles Woodson. Browns 27, Colts 19 INDIANAPOLIS Peyton Hillis ran for 94 yards and two touchdowns, Colt McCoy threw for 211 yards and a score and Cleveland ended a fivegame losing streak against Peyton Manning-less Indianapolis. The Colts are 0-2 for the first time since 1998, and Manning likely will miss two months following his third neck surgery in 20 months. The Browns rebounded with their first win for new coach Pat Shurmur after a loss to the Bengals last week. With Kerry Collins starting again, the Colts never seriously challenged Browns after falling behind 14-9 late in the first half. Collins finished 19 of 38 for 191 yards with one interception, one TD and a lost fumble. Saints 30, Bears 13 NEW ORLEANS Drew Brees threw for three touchdowns and New Orleans defense beat up on Jay Cutler. Brees scoring strikes included a 79-yarder to Devery Henderson. Darren Sproles scored on a 12-yard swing pass and Robert Meachem had a 4yard TD reception as the Saints (1-1) bounced back from an opening week loss to Green Bay. Facing heavy blitzing and without injured receiver Roy Williams, Cutler passed for 244 yards and a score, but was sacked six times and fumbled once. Bills 38, Raiders 35 ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. Ryan Fitzpatrick threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to David Nelson with 14 seconds left to cap a wild back-and-forth fourth quarter. The Bills scored touchdowns on all five of their second-half possessions to overcome a 21-3 first-half deficit. The teams traded leads five times over the final 14:10. Fred Jackson scored twice and had 117 yards rushing for the Bills (2-0) in their home opener. Fitzpatrick finished 28 of 46 for 264 yards and 3 touchdowns. Jason Campbell went 23 of 33 for 323 yards and two scores for the Raiders (1-1) before having a final desperation pass intercepted by DaNorris Searcy in the end zone. Officials needed 10 minutes to review the play to determine the call on the field was correct. Patriots 35, Chargers 21 FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Tom Brady threw for 423 yards six days after setting a single-game team record of 517 in leading New England. Brady had three touchdown passes and tied for the third most yards passing in club history, going 31 of 40 with no interceptions as the Patriots (2-0) scored on each of their four first-half possessions. The Chargers (1-1) turned the ball over inside the Patriots 35 three times, leading to 17 points. They also were stopped on a fourth-and-goal at the 1, and the Patriots started a 99-yard drive that ended with one of Bradys two scoring passes to Rob Gronkowski. Philip Rivers threw for 378 yards for the Chargers. Cowboys 27, 49ers 24, OT SAN FRANCISCO Playing with a fractured rib, Tony Romo hit Jesse Holley on a 77-yard completion in overtime to set up Dan Baileys winning 19-yard field goal for Dallas. Bailey kicked a tying 48-yard field goal as time expired in regulation after missing an early 21-yard attempt. Romo completed five of six passes on the tying drive, connecting on consecutive throws to Holley before finding him again in OT. The third of Miles Austins three TD catches came with 6:55 left and pulled the Cowboys (1-1) within 24-21. The 49ers are 1-1. Redskins 22, Cardinals 21 LANDOVER, Md. Graham Gano kicked a 34yard field goal with 1:45 remaining as Washington rallied from an eight-point, fourth-quarter deficit. The Redskins (2-0) beat the Cardinals (1-1) for the eighth time in a row. Santana Moss 18-yard catch on fourth down with 5:17 remaining pulled Washington within two, but the 2-point conversion attempt failed. After a Cardinals punt, the Redskins got the ball back at their own 36 with 4:20 to play and drove to Arizonas 16 to set up Ganos kick. Steelers 24, Seahawks 0 PITTSBURGH Ben Roethlisberger threw for 298 yards and a touchdown as the Steelers put their opening week loss to Baltimore behind them. Mike Wallace caught eight passes for 126 yards and a score and Rashard Mendenhall ran for 67 yards and a touchdown for the Steelers (1-1), who limited the listless Seahawks (0-2) to 164 total yards. A week after committing seven turnovers while getting whipped by rival Baltimore, the Steelers worked with relentless efficiency against Seattle. Roethlisberger shook off a gimpy right knee to complete 22 of 30 passes, and the defense kept Seattle from taking an offensive snap on Pittsburghs side of the field until midway through the fourth quarter. Titans 26, Ravens 13 NASHVILLE, Tenn. Matt Hasselbeck threw for 358 yards and a touchdown, and Tennessee gave new coach Mike Munchak a big win in the home opener. With the Ravens (1-1) focused on stopping Chris Johnson, Hasselbeck attacked through the air. Kenny Britt caught nine passes for 135 yards and a TD, while Nate Washington caught seven passes for 99 yards. Rob Bironas also kicked four field goals as Tennessee (1-1) held the ball for more than 35 minutes and outgained Baltimore 432-229 in total offense. Lions 48, Chiefs 3 DETROIT Matthew Stafford threw two of his four TD passes to Calvin Johnson and Detroit came away with its largest margin of victory in a regular season game. The Lions broke the mark they set with a 44-0 win over expansion Jacksonville in 1995 and matched the record set in the 1957 NFL title game when they beat Cleveland 59-14. The Lions (2-0) led Kansas City 20-3 at halftime and 41-3 early in the fourth quarter after turning two fumbles into TDs. The Chiefs (0-2) lost more than the game when All-Pro running back Jamaal Charles was carted off the field midway through the first quarter with what appeared to be a serious left knee injury. Jets 32, Jaguars 3 EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. Mark Sanchez threw two touchdown passes as the offense started quickly and Antonio Cromartie had two of New Yorks four interceptions of Luke McCown. After having not scored an offensive TD in the first quarter in 16 games, the Jets (2-0) won the toss, elected to receive a rarity under the defensive-minded Rex Ryan and scored on a 17-yard catch by Santonio Holmes. First-round pick Muhammad Wilkerson had his first NFL sack for a safety early in the game, helping set the tone for a long day for McCown and the Jaguars (1-1). Eric Smith and Josh Mauga also intercepted McCown, who was replaced by rookie Blaine Gabbert early in the fourth quarter after posting a dismal 1.8 quarterback rating. Broncos 24, Bengals 22 DENVER Kyle Orton threw two TD passes to Eric Decker, Willis McGahee ran for another score and John Fox gained his first win as Denvers coach. The Broncos (1-1) lost two more players to injury but still topped the Bengals (1-1) for the ninth straight time in Denver, where Cincy hasnt won since 1975. Texans tackle Dolphins Packers win; Newton shines again
C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE M ONDAY, S EPTEMBER 19, 2011 B3 Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Florida State was 20 points better than last year against Oklahoma and it still wasnt good enough. The top-ranked Sooners (2-0) scored 10 points in the final seven minutes Saturday night for a 23-13 victory that put the fifth-ranked Seminoles bid to show theyre back among the elite on hold. All great games come down to two or three little plays here and there, Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher said. They made plays, we didnt. Fishers club managed to hang around despite having three of its top receivers and starting quarterback, EJ Manuel, out of the game. They also had one touchdown called back and Kenny Shaw dropped the ball in the Oklahoma end zone after a big hit by two Oklahoma defenders. Our kids can compete at the highest level, Fisher said. We played with tremendous toughness. A year ago there was no question who was better after Oklahomas 47-17 runaway victory. This time, the outcome was up for grabs after freshman sensation Rashad Greenes catch and run on a 56-yard scoring play tied the game at 13 with 9:32 left. The Fort Lauderdale freshman, who already has four touchdown catches this season, leaped high to catch the pass from redshirt freshman Clint Trickett and then outran the defenders. But the Sooners answered almost immediately when Kenny Stills caught a 37-yard touchdown pass from Landry Jones to snap the tie and Oklahomas defense did the rest. A huge catch, sighed Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops afterward. The Seminoles (2-1) played the final 20 minutes without Manuel, who left in the third with a left shoulder injury. Trickett kept the Seminoles in it. I dreamed about this all summer, getting in there, said Trickett, who completed 7 of 15 passes for 134 yards. I didnt take full advantage of it, so Im kind of upset about it. Javon Harris picked off two passes for the Sooners, who forced three turnovers and harassed both Florida State quarterbacks all night. After Oklahoma took the lead, Trickett couldnt respond while trying to avoid a ferocious Oklahoma pass rush. He had a pass tipped by Ronnell Lewis, and Harris came up with his second interception near midfield. Just like the first pick, Oklahoma turned it into a field goal. Florida States best shot to get in the end zone in the first half came when Manuel hit Shaw inside the 5, but the receiver was sandwiched by Tom Wort and Harris, taking a double-helmet shot, and the ball came out. Oklahoma was penalized and Shaw lay motionless on the turf for several minutes. He was taken to a local hospital to be examined and returned to the sideline in the fourth quarter. With 5:42 left in the third quarter, Manuel was swarmed under by Oklahoma on a third-and-2 play that never had a chance and the quarterback came off the field in obvious pain, clutching his left arm tightly. He went to the locker room to have his shoulder examined, and Trickett took over. Manuels status for next weekends game at Clemson is uncertain. He could be fine, Fisher said. It could be a week or two. No. 8 Oklahoma St. 59, Tulsa 33 TULSA, Okla. Brandon Weeden threw for 369 yards and three touchdowns, Joseph Randle ran for 128 yards and three more scores and No. 8 Oklahoma State waited out a three-hour rain delay before beating Tulsa 59-33 Sunday in a game that didnt start until after midnight. A change in location, an extended weather delay and a much later than usual start did nothing to change the results for the Cowboys (3-0) in a rematch of a 65-28 win against Tulsa (1-2) last year in Stillwater. About the only thing missing was a 100-yard receiving game from Justin Blackmon. The Biletnikoff Award winners NCAA record run of 14 straight games in triple digits was halted. He had a 4-yard TD catch in the fourth quarter but had only 57 yards when the game ended at 3:35 a.m. The NCAA doesnt keep records showing where the game ranks among the latest to start or finish. FIU 17, UCF 10 MIAMI Florida Internationals Isame Faciane returned a fumble by Central Florida quarterback Jeff Godfrey 51 yards for a score and Darriet Perry added a touchdown run as the Panthers overcame an injury to star receiver T.Y. Hilton to outlast Central Florida 17-10 Saturday night. The win moved the Panthers to 3-0 for the first time in school history and ended the Knights best start since 1988. UCF coach George OLeary was also denied his 100th career coaching win. FIU earned the victory despite Hilton going went down with an apparent right hamstring injury late in the first half. The receiver returned in the third quarter and lasted only two plays with one pass thrown his way that fell incomplete before he sat out the rest of the contest. But the Panthers defense picked up the slack, sacking Godfrey six times. Armed with some favorable field position, FIU moved the ball well on offense early on and got Hilton free over the middle for some early receptions. That momentum took a blow with 5:47 left in the second quarter, though, when Hilton went down. Hilton had gotten free on a slant behind the UCF secondary and was reaching for a pass from quarterback Wesley Carroll inside the UCF 5-yardline. It trickled off Hiltons fingers and he stumbled awkwardly into the end zone. He sat up as trainers examined his leg and stretched his hamstring on the field for a few minutes and was brought to his feet before being quickly whisked away to the locker room where he stayed for the remainder of the half. Ohio St out of AP Top 25 for 1st time since 2004 Associated PressMark another loss for Ohio State in a year full of setbacks. The Buckeyes fell out of The Associated Press college football rankings for the first time in nearly seven years, ending the nations longest streak of appearances in the Top 25. Coming off a 24-6 beating at Miami, the Buckeyes dropped from No. 17 in the media poll released Sunday. They had been ranked in 103 straight Top 25s since last being left out on Nov. 20, 2004. Oklahoma remained No. 1 after a 23-13 victory at Florida State. The loss dropped the Seminoles six spots to 11th. For the third consecutive week, LSU and Alabama flip-flopped at Nos. 2 and 3. The Tigers moved up to second after winning 19-6 at Mississippi State. The Crimson Tide slipped to third. Boise State stayed at No. 4 and Stanford moved up to fifth. Oklahoma received 37 first-places votes out of 60. LSU received 14, Alabama had seven and Boise State got two. Ohio State was one of five teams to drop from the rankings following a loss, along with Michigan State, defending national champion Auburn, Mississippi State and Arizona State. Moving in this week was No. 21 Clemson, which snapped Auburns 17-game winning streak with a 38-24 victory in Death Valley, No. 22 Southern California, No. 23 Michigan, No. 24 Illinois and No. 25 Georgia Tech. For Ohio State, its been a year of loses and embarrassments stemming from NCAA violations committed by players who traded memorabilia for tattoos. Coach Jim Tressel was forced to resign on Memorial Day, star quarterback Terrelle Pryor left school early for the NFL with further NCAA scrutiny looming and several key players serving NCAA suspensions. The loss of Pryor, who would have been a senior, has left Ohio State (2-1) with huge problems at quarterback, and not until the sixth game of the season will the Buckeyes get three other key offensive players back in the lineup running back Dan Herron, receiver DeVier Posey and tackle Mike Adams. The Buckeyes are 95th in the nation in passing offense (172.3 yards per game) and 85th in total offense (342 ypg). Those offensive issues were exposed against Miami. Ohio State quarterbacks Joe Bauserman and Braxton Miller completed only four passes for 35 yards. Im kind of shocked, Ohio States Carlos Hyde said after the game in Miami. I wasnt expecting to lose to these guys. The Buckeyes face Colorado (1-2) in Columbus on Saturday then open their Big Ten schedule with a home game against Michigan State (2-1) before getting those starters back. With Ohio States streak of Top 25 appearances over, Alabama now has the longest streak with 53. Boise State is next with 49. The rest of this weeks top 10 has Wisconsin at No. 6, followed by Oklahoma State and Texas A&M. The Cowboys and Aggies meet in College Station, Texas, on Saturday. Nebraska is No. 9 and Oregon 10th. After Florida State at No. 11, South Carolina is 12th followed by Virginia Tech, Arkansas and Florida. The big game in the Southeastern Conference this week has Arkansas heading to Alabama. The SEC, which had a record eight teams in the preseason Top 25, had five in the latest poll. The Big 12 also had five teams with No. 17 Baylor and No. 19 Texas, joining Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Texas A&M. No. 16 West Virginia, which hosts LSU on Saturday, and No. 18 South Florida give the Big East two ranked teams. TCU is No. 20, giving the Mountain West two ranked teams, along with Boise State. AMERICAN CONFERENCE East WLTPctPFPAHomeAwayAFCNFCDiv New England2001.00073451-0-01-0-02-0-00-0-01-0-0 Buffalo2001.00079421-0-01-0-02-0-00-0-00-0-0 N.Y. Jets2001.00059272-0-00-0-01-0-01-0-00-0-0 Miami020.00037610-2-00-0-00-2-00-0-00-1-0 South WLTPctPFPAHomeAwayAFCNFCDiv Houston2001.00057201-0-01-0-02-0-00-0-01-0-0 Jacksonville110.50019461-0-00-1-01-1-00-0-01-0-0 Tennessee110.50040291-0-00-1-01-1-00-0-00-1-0 Indianapolis020.00026610-1-00-1-00-2-00-0-00-1-0 North WLTPctPFPAHomeAwayAFCNFCDiv Cincinnati110.50049410-0-01-1-01-1-00-0-01-0-0 Baltimore110.50048331-0-00-1-01-1-00-0-01-0-0 Cleveland110.50044460-1-01-0-01-1-00-0-00-1-0 Pittsburgh110.50031351-0-00-1-00-1-01-0-00-1-0 West WLTPctPFPAHomeAwayAFCNFCDiv Oakland110.50058580-0-01-1-01-1-00-0-01-0-0 San Diego110.50045521-0-00-1-00-1-01-0-00-0-0 Denver110.50044451-1-00-0-01-1-00-0-00-1-0 Kansas City020.00010890-1-00-1-00-1-00-1-00-0-0NATIONAL CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPAHomeAwayNFCAFCDiv Washington2001.00050352-0-00-0-02-0-00-0-01-0-0 Philadelphia1001.00031130-0-01-0-01-0-00-0-00-0-0 Dallas110.50051510-0-01-1-01-0-00-1-00-0-0 N.Y. Giants010.00014280-0-00-1-00-1-00-0-00-1-0 South WLTPctPFPAHomeAwayNFCAFCDiv New Orleans110.50064551-0-00-1-01-1-00-0-00-0-0 Tampa Bay110.50044470-1-01-0-01-1-00-0-00-0-0 Atlanta010.00012300-0-00-1-00-1-00-0-00-0-0 Carolina020.00044580-1-00-1-00-2-00-0-00-0-0 North WLTPctPFPAHomeAwayNFCAFCDiv Green Bay2001.00072571-0-01-0-02-0-00-0-00-0-0 Detroit2001.00075231-0-01-0-01-0-01-0-00-0-0 Chicago110.50043421-0-00-1-01-1-00-0-00-0-0 Minnesota020.00037480-1-00-1-00-1-00-1-00-0-0 West WLTPctPFPAHomeAwayNFCAFCDiv San Francisco110.50057441-1-00-0-01-1-00-0-01-0-0 Arizona110.50049431-0-00-1-01-1-00-0-00-0-0 St. Louis010.00013310-1-00-0-00-1-00-0-00-0-0 Seattle020.00017570-0-00-2-00-1-00-1-00-1-0 Sundays Games New Orleans 30, Chicago 13 Tennessee 26, Baltimore 13 Tampa Bay 24, Minnesota 20 Detroit 48, Kansas City 3 N.Y. Jets 32, Jacksonville 3 Buffalo 38, Oakland 35 Washington 22, Arizona 21 Pittsburgh 24, Seattle 0 Green Bay 30, Carolina 23 Cleveland 27, Indianapolis 19 Dallas 27, San Francisco 24, OT Denver 24, Cincinnati 22 Houston 23, Miami 13 New England 35, San Diego 21 Philadelphia at Atlanta, 8:20 p.m. Mondays Game St. Louis at N.Y. Giants, 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Sep. 25 Houston at New Orleans, 1 p.m. Denver at Tennessee, 1 p.m. Detroit at Minnesota, 1 p.m. San Francisco at Cincinnati, 1 p.m. New England at Buffalo, 1 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. Miami at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Jacksonville at Carolina, 1 p.m. Kansas City at San Diego, 4:05 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Oakland, 4:05 p.m. Baltimore at St. Louis, 4:05 p.m. Arizona at Seattle, 4:15 p.m. Green Bay at Chicago, 4:15 p.m. Atlanta at Tampa Bay, 4:15 p.m. Pittsburgh at Indianapolis, 8:20 p.m. Monday, Sep. 26 Washington at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Packers 30, Panthers 23 Green Bay0716730 Carolina10301023 First Quarter CarLaFell 3 pass from Newton (Mare kick), 9:20. CarFG Mare 20, 6:32. Second Quarter CarFG Mare 33, 14:48. GBKuhn 1 run (Crosby kick), 9:58. Third Quarter GBG.Jennings 49 pass from Rodgers (Crosby kick), 12:23. GBFG Crosby 37, 10:22. GBFG Crosby 19, 5:43. GBFG Crosby 34, :57. Fourth Quarter CarFG Mare 21, 10:05. GBNelson 84 pass from Rodgers (Crosby kick), 2:14. CarNewton 4 run (Mare kick), :37. A,167. GBCar First downs1626 Total Net Yards419475 Rushes-yards21-12421-71 Passing295404 Punt Returns0-02-11 Kickoff Returns3-535-107 Interceptions Ret.3-60-0 Comp-Att-Int19-30-028-46-3 Sacked-Yards Lost1-134-28 Punts3-38.72-37.5 Fumbles-Lost1-11-1 Penalties-Yards7-576-50 Time of Possession27:2632:34 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGGreen Bay, Starks 9-85, Grant 625, Rodgers 5-13, Kuhn 1-1. Carolina, Newton 10-53, D.Williams 5-13, Stewart 6-5. PASSINGGreen Bay, Rodgers 19-30-0-308. Carolina, Newton 28-46-3-432. RECEIVINGGreen Bay, Finley 5-68, Starks 3-30, Grant 3-14, G.Jennings 2-55, Cobb 2-25, Nelson 1-84, J.Jones 1-15, Driver 1-10, Kuhn 1-7. Carolina, Stewart 8-100, Smith 6-156, LaFell 4-49, D.Williams 4-23, Shockey 3-56, Naanee 2-14, Olsen 1-34. MISSED FIELD GOALSNone.Saints 30, Bears 13 Chicago733013 New Orleans3137730 First Quarter ChiSanzenbacher 8 pass from Cutler (Gould kick), 6:55. NOFG Kasay 31, :23. Second Quarter NOHenderson 79 pass from Brees (Kasay kick), 12:37. NOFG Kasay 29, 5:52. NOFG Kasay 53, 2:09. ChiFG Gould 42, :00. Third Quarter ChiFG Gould 38, 12:15. NOMeachem 4 pass from Brees (Kasay kick), 7:33. Fourth Quarter NOSproles 12 pass from Brees (Kasay kick), 12:05. A,019. ChiNO First downs1816 Total Net Yards246382 Rushes-yards12-6029-118 Passing186264 Punt Returns1-(-4)2-1 Kickoff Returns3-771-24 Interceptions Ret.0-00-0 Comp-Att-Int19-45-026-37-0 Sacked-Yards Lost6-581-6 Punts8-43.85-45.8 Fumbles-Lost3-11-1 Penalties-Yards6-477-41 Time of Possession23:4636:14 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGChicago, Forte 10-49, Cutler 1-12, Bell 1-(minus 1). New Orleans, Ingram 14-51, P.Thomas 9-41, Sproles 4-17, Meachem 1-7, Brees 1-2. PASSINGChicago, Cutler 19-45-0-244. New Orleans, Brees 26-37-0-270. RECEIVINGChicago, Forte 10-117, Sanzenbacher 3-33, Knox 2-45, Hester 1-17, Hurd 113, Clutts 1-10, Bennett 1-9. New Orleans, Sproles 8-43, Graham 6-79, Meachem 4-10, Henderson 3-103, P.Thomas 2-14, Arrington 114, Moore 1-6, D.Thomas 1-1. MISSED FIELD GOALSNone.Redskins 22, Cards 21 Arizona707721 Washington01001222 First Quarter AriKing 21 pass from Kolb (Feely kick), 3:54. Second Quarter WasFG Gano 26, 10:25. WasDavis 1 pass from Grossman (Gano kick), 3:04. Third Quarter AriWells 2 run (Feely kick), 2:47. Fourth Quarter WasFG Gano 23, 11:18. AriFitzgerald 73 pass from Kolb (Feely kick), 10:58. WasMoss 18 pass from Grossman (pass failed), 5:17. WasFG Gano 34, 1:45. A,330. AriWas First downs1628 Total Net Yards324455 Rushes-yards15-9335-172 Passing231283 Punt Returns2-304-73 Kickoff Returns2-624-105 Interceptions Ret.2-501-0 Comp-Att-Int17-30-125-43-2 Sacked-Yards Lost3-201-8 Punts6-49.03-39.3 Fumbles-Lost2-10-0 Penalties-Yards10-973-15 Time of Possession21:3038:30 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGArizona, Wells 14-93, Taylor 1-0. Washington, Hightower 20-96, Helu 10-74, Young 1-7, Grossman 4-(minus 5). PASSINGArizona, Kolb 17-30-1-251. Washington, Grossman 25-43-2-291. RECEIVINGArizona, Fitzgerald 7-133, Roberts 3-30, King 2-36, Stuckey 2-24, Doucet 220, Heap 1-8. Washington, Davis 6-86, Gaffney 5-62, Moss 5-61, Helu 3-38, Stallworth 2-16, Armstrong 2-14, Hightower 1-10, Young 14.MISSED FIELD GOALSWashington, Gano 30 (BK). Lions 48, Chiefs 3 Kansas City30003 Detroit71372148 First Quarter DetJohnson 15 pass from Stafford (Hanson kick), 10:50. KCFG Succop 33, 8:00. Second Quarter DetScheffler 36 pass from Stafford (Hanson kick), 5:50. DetFG Hanson 51, 1:07. DetFG Hanson 28, :02. Third Quarter DetJohnson 1 pass from Stafford (Hanson kick), 1:17. Fourth Quarter DetBest 9 pass from Stafford (Hanson kick), 14:49. DetBest 1 run (Hanson kick), 11:31. DetK.Williams 1 run (Hanson kick), 5:06. A,040. KCDet First downs1223 Total Net Yards267411 Rushes-yards29-15130-89 Passing116322 Punt Returns1-11-7 Kickoff Returns3-690-0 Interceptions Ret.1-43-45 Comp-Att-Int15-23-324-40-1 Sacked-Yards Lost2-170-0 Punts5-39.65-41.2 Fumbles-Lost3-31-0 Penalties-Yards8-704-35 Time of Possession27:3632:24 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGKansas City, McCluster 8-51, Jones 12-40, Charles 2-27, McClain 4-15, Bowe 1-12, Battle 2-6. Detroit, Best 16-57, K.Williams 9-25, Harrison 4-6, Stafford 1-1. PASSINGKansas City, Cassel 15-22-3-133, Palko 0-1-0-0. Detroit, Stafford 23-39-1-294, Sh.Hill 1-1-0-28. RECEIVINGKansas City, Bowe 5-101, McCluster 4-(minus 2), McClain 2-12, Pope 2-9, Breaston 1-7, Urban 1-6. Detroit, Burleson 793, Best 6-66, T.Young 5-89, Johnson 3-29, Scheffler 1-36, Pettigrew 1-7, Heller 1-2. MISSED FIELD GOALSKansas City, Succop 44 (WL). Associated Press Miami quarterback Jacory Harris (12) scrambles for yardage during the second quarter of their game against Ohio State on Saturday night. Canes knock out Buckeyes SATURDAY NIGHT LATE GAME Florida State falls to No. 1 Sooners, 23-13 Titans 26, Ravens 13 Baltimore0100313 Tennessee01010626 Second Quarter TenFG Bironas 25, 8:32. BalRice 31 pass from Flacco (Cundiff kick), 4:38. TenBritt 4 pass from Hasselbeck (Bironas kick), :40. BalFG Cundiff 41, :00. Third Quarter TenRinger 10 run (Bironas kick), 11:10. TenFG Bironas 43, 3:25. Fourth Quarter TenFG Bironas 39, 12:00. BalFG Cundiff 29, 6:58. TenFG Bironas 33, :26. A,143. BalTen First downs1521 Total Net Yards229432 Rushes-yards17-4529-74 Passing184358 Punt Returns1-43-17 Kickoff Returns4-1420-0 Interceptions Ret.1-02-34 Comp-Att-Int15-32-230-42-1 Sacked-Yards Lost3-130-0 Punts5-45.03-39.7 Fumbles-Lost2-10-0 Penalties-Yards7-446-70 Time of Possession24:0835:52 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGBaltimore, Rice 13-43, R.Williams 4-2. Tennessee, C.Johnson 24-53, Ringer 5-21. PASSINGBaltimore, Flacco 15-32-2-197. Tennessee, Hasselbeck 30-42-1-358. RECEIVINGBaltimore, Rice 5-53, Boldin 346, Evans 2-45, Dickson 2-25, Pitta 2-24, Leach 1-4. Tennessee, Britt 9-135, Washington 7-99, L.Hawkins 3-22, C.Johnson 3-12, Cook 2-37, Ringer 2-30, Mariani 2-9, Q.Johnson 1-13, Stevens 1-1. MISSED FIELD GOALSTennessee, Bironas 34 (WR). Browns 27, Colts 19 Cleveland01401327 Indianapolis363719 First Quarter IndFG Vinatieri 39, 10:31. Second Quarter IndFG Vinatieri 27, 14:15. CleMoore 16 pass from McCoy (Dawson kick), 7:53. IndFG Vinatieri 52, 3:53. CleHillis 1 run (Dawson kick), :15. Third Quarter IndFG Vinatieri 36, 6:52. Fourth Quarter CleFG Dawson 20, 10:57. CleHillis 24 run (Dawson kick), 3:55. CleFG Dawson 23, 2:59. IndClark 6 pass from Collins (Vinatieri kick), :24. A,035. CleInd First downs1819 Total Net Yards303285 Rushes-yards34-10626-109 Passing197176 Punt Returns2-520-0 Kickoff Returns2-803-66 Interceptions Ret.1-280-0 Comp-Att-Int22-32-019-38-1 Sacked-Yards Lost1-142-15 Punts5-40.24-52.0 Fumbles-Lost4-11-1 Penalties-Yards3-494-21 Time of Possession34:3425:26 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGCleveland, Hillis 27-94, McCoy 310, Hardesty 3-1, Marecic 1-1. Indianapolis, Addai 14-64, Carter 11-46, Collins 1-(minus 1). PASSINGCleveland, McCoy 22-32-0-211. Indianapolis, Collins 19-38-1-191. RECEIVINGCleveland, Little 4-38, Hillis 4-23, Massaquoi 3-45, Cribbs 3-41, Al.Smith 3-19, Watson 2-16, Marecic 2-13, Moore 1-16. Indianapolis, Wayne 4-66, Addai 4-37, Clark 4-32, Garcon 3-28, Collie 3-24, Eldridge 1-4. MISSED FIELD GOALSNone.
There was no screaming, throwing chairs or drastic readjustments to the game plan. The Bucs simply emerged with the kind of steadiness and confidence down the stretch that the Vikings (0-2), still led by a bunch of veterans, havent shown yet. We have to have that attitude that we cant be stopped, quarterback Donovan McNabb said. Freeman found Arrelious Benn for a 25-yard touchdown pass over Cedric Griffin with 6:39 remaining to cut Minnesotas lead to three points. A 19-yard leaping catch by Dezmond Briscoe and a 15-yard late hit penalty on Jared Allen set up the score. Freeman told Benn to watch for the ball because the Vikings were focusing on Blount. He just ran by him, straight up, Freeman said. Theres just nothing special about that play. Morris said he thought his young team blinked last week in the 27-20 loss to Detroit, when the Lions led at the half and held on. This time, the Bucs didnt flinch. If we thought we were going to lose in the second half, we wouldve stayed in the locker room, linebacker Quincy Black said. Tampa Bay even overcame a couple of costly mistakes. The Bucs recovered an onside kick after Blounts first touchdown, but Freeman threw off his back foot for Kellen Winslow into the end zone. Husain Abdullah returned the interception 32 yards. Then an illegal shift penalty wiped out what wouldve been a terrific touchdown catch in the corner of the end zone by Mike Williams, and they settled for a field goal by Connor Barth to pull within 17-10. With the bitter taste in our mouths from last week, we had to be better, Blount said. Adrian Peterson had 25 carries for 120 yards and two touchdowns in the first half for the Vikings (0-2), who blew a healthy lead for the second straight week and were booed off the field when their desperation drive was stopped around midfield as the clock ran out. Wow. Youre not supposed to give away a game like that, Peterson said. McNabb was much better than in his Minnesota debut, finishing 18 for 30 for 228 yards and effectively using the rollout often to find open receivers in the middle of the field. But Freeman was the better quarterback when it counted most, completing 22 of 31 passes for 243 yards, one touchdown and one interception. I thought Josh did a wonderful job of keeping his composure, being a great leader and leading his team to a big victory, McNabb said. When the chips were down, they were able to keep confidence in themselves. Josh did a great job leading the charge, but this is a game we shouldve won. The Vikings showed better balance than the week before. But in mixing up their play calls, they might have strayed too far in the second half from Peterson, who plowed and danced through Tampa Bays front seven for much of the afternoon. The Bucs needed several ankle tackles to bring him down in the first half, and the Vikings had touchdown drives of 90 and 75 yards. The Vikings were flawless on defense before halftime, but their tackling was substandard again down the stretch and Freeman was able to find cracks in the coverage with better protection. The Bucs began the goahead drive at their 39-yard line and got to the Vikings 16 by the two-minute warning, but coach Frazier chose not to use any of his three timeouts. takes include the following: calculus bc, chemistry, biology, and History of America. Another impressive aspect, she not only takes advanced courses and just gets by in them, but she does pretty well by carrying a 4.5 G.P .A. Looking to the future after graduation, Hafner wants to enroll in the premed program. She likes the University of Florida, but she is also keeping other options on the table. Overall, her coach Doug Warren is proud of her accomplishments on the golf course and her stellar performance in the classroom. Also, Warren is proud of how Kimberly has developed as a person through her high school years. For Kimberly, she got into golf in the sixth grade. Her Dad is an inspiration for her, and her mom supports her. As for the rest of the season, Kimberly has set her goals from an individual standpoint. She wants to improve her short game, and she wants to shoot in the low 40s. From a team perspective, Kimberly has high hopes. Hafner said, she would like to see the team make it to regionals. B4 M ONDAY, S EPTEMBER 19, 2011 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE S COREBOARD HAFNER Continued from Page B1 BUCS Continued from Page B1 On the AIRWAVES TODAYS SPORTS AUTO RACING 12 p.m. (ESPN) Sprint Cup: Geico 400 BASEBALL 7 p.m. (FSNFL) Atlanta Braves at Florida Marlins WNBA BASKETBALL 8 p.m. (ESPN2) New York Liberty at Indiana Fever 10 p.m. (ESPN2) Phoenix Mercury at Seattle Storm FOOTBALL 8:30 p.m. (ESPN) St. Louis Rams at New York Giants Florida LOTTERY Here are the winning numbers selected Sunday in the Florida Lottery: CASH 3 (early) 1 9 7 CASH 3 (late) 2 6 6 PLAY 4 (early) 4 1 0 0 PLAY 4 (late) 0 6 9 6 FANTASY 5 4 11 20 24 33 ASSOCIATED PRESS TOP 25 POLLThe Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 17, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking: RecordPtsPv 1. Oklahoma (37)2-01,4711 2. LSU (14)3-01,4243 3. Alabama (7)3-01,4022 4. Boise St. (2)2-01,3094 5. Stanford3-01,2126 6. Wisconsin3-01,1707 7. Oklahoma St.3-01,0928 8. Texas A&M2-01,0439 9. Nebraska3-091111 10. Oregon2-189912 11. Florida St.2-18965 12. South Carolina3-089110 13. Virginia Tech3-083013 14. Arkansas3-078114 15. Florida3-066916 16. West Virginia3-057918 17. Baylor2-052119 18. South Florida3-049620 19. Texas3-040223 20. TCU2-127323 21. Clemson3-0272NR 22. Michigan3-0266NR 23. Southern Cal3-0260NR 24. Illinois3-0106NR 25. Georgia Tech3-059NR Others receiving votes: Michigan St. 42, Auburn 29, Houston 25, Miami 23, Iowa St. 19, Utah 19, Ohio St. 16, Maryland 15, Mississippi St. 14, Missouri 10, Arizona St. 9, Notre Dame 8, San Diego St. 8, Vanderbilt 8, Georgia 7, FIU 4, California 3, Navy 3, North Carolina 2, Tennessee 2. USA TODAY TOP 25 POLLThe USA Today Top 25 football coaches poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 17, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th, and previous ranking: RecordPtsPvs 1. Oklahoma (50)2-01,4631 2. Alabama (4)3-01,4022 3. LSU (5)3-01,3733 4. Boise State2-01,2124 5. Stanford3-01,2086 6. Oklahoma State3-01,1267 7. Wisconsin3-01,1218 8. Texas A&M2-01,0339 9. Nebraska3-096610 10. South Carolina3-087611 11. Virginia Tech3-085212 12. Arkansas3-085113 13. Oregon2-180414 14. Florida State2-18015 15. Florida3-067017 16. West Virginia3-052920 17. South Florida3-048522 18. Texas3-046421 19. Baylor2-039124 20. TCU2-131023 21. Michigan3-0243NR 22. Clemson3-0181NR 23. Michigan State2-111915 24. Georgia Tech3-0118NR 25. North Carolina3-099NR Others receiving votes: Ohio State 92; Illinois 90; Houston 60; Miami (Fla.) 39; Iowa State 27; Missouri 22; California 21; Penn State 19; Utah 17; Arizona State 16; Auburn 14; San Diego State 14; Florida International 11; Vanderbilt 11; Mississippi State 8; Tennessee 5; Notre Dame 3; Texas Tech 3; Washington 3; Ohio 2; Northwestern 1. NHRA OReilly Auto Parts Nationals Results Sunday AT zMax Dragway, Concord, N.C. Finish Order Top Fuel 1, Antron Brown. 2, Spencer Massey. 3, Tony Schumacher. 4, Larry Dixon. 5, Brandon Bernstein. 6, Bob Vandergriff. 7, Doug Kalitta. 8, Rod Fuller. 9, Morgan Lucas. 10, Shawn Langdon. 11, Terry McMillen. 12, T.J. Zizzo. 13, Dom Lagana. 14, Del Worsham. 15, David Grubnic. 16, Clay Millican. Funny Car 1, Matt Hagan. 2, Mike Neff. 3, Jack Beckman. 4, Johnny Gray. 5, Cruz Pedregon. 6, Tim Wilkerson. 7, Jeff Arend. 8, Jim Head. 9, Tony Pedregon. 10, Ron Capps. 11, Bob Tasca III. 12, John Force. 13, Melanie Troxel. 14, Robert Hight. 15, John Smith. 16, Paul Lee. Pro Stock 1, Kurt Johnson. 2, Jason Line. 3, Steve Kent. 4, Vincent Nobile. 5, Erica Enders. 6, Shane Gray. 7, Greg Stanfield. 8, Mike Edwards. 9, Greg Anderson. 10, Ronnie Humphrey. 11, Buddy Perkinson. 12, Warren Johnson. 13, Rodger Brogdon. 14, Larry Morgan. 15, V. Gaines. 16, Allen Johnson. Pro Stock Motorcycle 1, Eddie Krawiec. 2, Karen Stoffer. 3, Matt Smith. 4, Michael Ray. 5, Jim Underdahl. 6, Shawn Gann. 7, Andrew Hines. 8, Hector Arana Jr. 9, Justin Finley. 10, Angie Smith. 11, Jerry Savoie. 12, Chip Ellis. 13, LE Tonglet. 14, Steve Johnson. 15, Michael Phillips. 16, Hector Arana. FINAL RESULTS Top FuelAntron Brown, 3.784 seconds, 325.14 mph def. Spencer Massey, 4.533 seconds, 155.08 mph. Funny Car Matt Hagan, Dodge Charger, 4.130, 301.07 def. Mike Neff, Ford Mustang, 4.431, 202.79. Pro Stock Kurt Johnson, Pontiac GXP, 6.545, 210.97 def. Jason Line, GXP, foul. Pro Stock Motorcycle Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 6.870, 196.42 def. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, foul. Pro ModifiedLeah Pruett, Ford Mustang, 5.843, 253.52 def. Melanie Troxel, Chevy Corvette, 5.915, 247.57. Competition EliminatorVan Puckett, Chevy Cavalier, 8.705, 126.10 def. Glen Treadwell, T Ford, broke. Super Stock Joe Tysinger, Pontiac Firebird, 10.681, 123.06 def. Ronnie Courtney, Chevy Cavalier, 9.435, 139.52. Stock EliminatorVictor Guilmino, Ford Mustang, 10.515, 124.48 def. Brian Rowe, Chevy Camaro, 11.266, 117.75. Super Comp Michelle Furr, Dragster, 8.904, 172.45 def. Shane Carr, Dragster, 8.919, 169.19. Super Gas Jason Kenny, Chevy Corvette, 9.925, 148.85 def. Sherman Adcock, Pontiac Firebird, 9.955, 158.32. Super Street Dennis Hill, Chevy Nova, 10.901, 136.43 def. Michelle Furr, Chevy Camaro, 10.890, 141.56. off event only the top 30 from the 70-man field at Cog Hill would advance and he moved to No. 3 with the victory. The top five Webb Simpson, Dustin Johnson, Rose, Luke Donald and Matt Kuchar at East Lake next week only have to win the Tour Championship to collect the biggest payoff in golf. There were plenty of consolation prizes to go around. Senden played bogeyfree, an amazing feat in the rain on a tough course, and closed with a 70. He moved from No. 55 to No. 9 in the FedEx Cup, and his spot in the Tour Championship effectively assures him a spot in all four majors next year. That chip-in definitely turned things around for him, Senden said. Geoff Ogilvy had a 69 to finish the week with four rounds in the 60s. He had a decent chance of winning on the back nine, although it didnt take long for the Australian to appreciate the benefits that came with third place. At the previous playoff event, Ogilvy had to made birdie on the final hole just to advance to the BMW Championship at No. 69. Now, he is on his way to Atlanta for the Tour Championship, and he moved high enough in the world ranking to assure himself a spot in the Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne, where he has a home off the 14th fairway. Im glad I played well, Ogilvy said. I just holed some putts for three days, and hit the ball well today on the hard day. Indeed, there was more than one cup at stake on Sunday. Rose captured the most important trophy. He finished at 13-under 271 for the biggest win of his career, worth $1.44 million. The BMW Championship also was the final event for the top 10 players to qualify for the Presidents Cup. Despite all the possibilities for the U.S. team, there was no change except in the order. David Toms went from No. 10 to No. 8 with his tie for 10th. The heartache belonged to Bill Haas, who was tied for third at the BMW going into the final round. He was poised to claim one of the 10 spots until he posted a 42 on the back nine and shot 78, when a score of 75 would have been just enough. I knew if I played well, something good would happen, Haas said. said. In the ring you have to protect yourself at all times. The round was already controversial, as Ortiz appeared to head butt Mayweather intentionally, leading Cortez to take a point away from him. After the head butt, Ortiz went to Mayweather and gave him a kiss on the cheek. Seconds later they were in the center of the ring ready to resume action when two punches ended it quickly. I took the break by the referee and I obeyed exactly as I was told, Ortiz said. And then, boom, he blindsided me. Mayweather was winning the fight through three rounds, dominating with speed and landing good right hands to the head of Ortiz. He won all three rounds on two ringside scorecards, and two of three on the third. Ortiz picked up the pace in the fourth round, trying desperately to get inside Mayweathers vaunted defense. He did on occasion and was having a better round when, late in the round, he appeared to intentionally head butt Mayweather in frustration as the two fought in Mayweathers corner. He did something dirty when it was his corner who said I was dirty, Mayweather said. But I won the fight. Mayweather later engaged in a verbal confrontation with HBO announcer Larry Merchant, calling him a name at one point and drawing a pointed response from the 80-year-old broadcaster, who said he would thrash the boxer if he was 50 years younger. While Ortiz claimed he was caught by a punch that came before Cortez ruled the fighters to continue, the referee said Mayweather did nothing wrong. Time was in, the fighter needed to keep his guard up. Mayweather did nothing illegal, Cortez said. Mayweather, a 5-1 favorite in the fight against a champion 10 years younger, had vowed to go right after Ortiz and give the fans who bought the pay-per-view card at home an exciting fight. He mostly delivered on that promise, landing some good right hands in the early rounds and winning exchanges with his quickness. Ringside punch stats reflected his dominance, showing Mayweather landing 73 of 208 punches to just 26 of 148 for Ortiz. Mayweather consistently beat Ortiz to the punch, and his experience and hand speed appeared to be the difference. But he hadnt really hurt Ortiz and took some punches himself in the fourth round as Ortiz seemed to rally before the head butt touched off the series of events that brought the fight to an end. Ortiz quickly apologized to Mayweather after the head butt, giving him a hug and a kiss on the cheek while Cortez was busy taking a point away from him. There was another quick hug in the center of the ring as action was about to resume, followed by the 1-2 combination by Mayweather that put Ortiz on his rear. Ortiz tried to get up, but was still on his knees when the fight was waved to a close. Theres two ways to look at it but as far as I was concerned I came here to entertain the fans and I think they were entertained, Ortiz said. There was a miscommunication with the referee but nobody is perfect and this was a learning experience. Mayweather made a minimum of $25 million for his first fight in 16 months, a sum that will likely go up as the pay-per-view receipts are totaled. He could make even more against Manny Pacquiao next May should Pacquiao win his November fight with Juan Manuel Marquez and the two finally agree to fight. Mayweather remained unbeaten in 42 fights, scoring the knockout he had predicted. Ortiz, who lost his 147-pound title, fell to 29-3-2. might the next two additions be? Will the Southeastern Conference be forced to keep up by adding a 14th school if and when Texas A&M joins? And what happens to the Big East after once again losing multiple cornerstone programs to the ACC? I can say that in all my years of collegiate athletics administration, Ive never seen this level of uncertainty and potential fluidity in schools and conferences, ACC Commissioner John Swofford said on a conference call. Schools, theyre looking for stability, and when that stability doesnt exist, for whatever reason, as long as thats going on, I think the conferences that appear to be stable moving forward are going to receive inquiries from schools that are desirous of having that kind of stability. Until now, the focus of this most recent round of realignment had centered on the Big 12. Texas A&M already has announced its intention to join the Southeastern Conference, leaving the future of the Big 12 in doubt. The boards of regents at Oklahoma and Texas are meeting Monday to discuss the possibility of the universities leaving that conference. Oklahoma could leave for the Pac-12 and take Oklahoma State with it. Texas has stated its desire to keep the Big 12 together, but the Pac12 could be an option. So could the ACC, or even independence in football if they can find an arrangement somewhere like Notre Dame and the Big East have for the Irishs non-football teams. Over the weekend, Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick reaffirmed his desire to keep the Irish independent in football. In Texas, a group of prominent businessmen and politicians ran full-page ads in some of the states largest newspapers to plead for the Big 12 to hold together. It is time for the boards and administrations of all the institutions in the Big 12 to call a truce ... what we have is a conference not only worth fighting for, its worth waging peace for, read the ad from Drayton McLane, owner of the Houston Astros, B.J. Red McCombs, former owner of the Minnesota Vikings and San Antonio Spurs, former Texas Gov. Mark White and former San Antonio Mayor Phil Hardeberger. But, if Texas and the two Oklahoma schools go, that could mean the end of the Big 12 and that might create the best-case scenario for the Big East. The Big 12 schools left behind Missouri, Kansas, Kansas State, Baylor and Iowa State might make serviceable fits for a reconstituted Big East. Were not going to talk about any specific scenarios and hypothetical speculation, but youve heard me before, we are in the business of being prepared, and looking at different scenarios, Kansas State athletic director John Currie said. FIGHT Continued from Page B1 BMW Continued from Page B1 ACC Continued from Page B1 BMW Championship Par Scores, Sunday, At Cog Hill Golf and Country Club, Lemont, Ill., Purse: $8 million, Yardage: 7,616, Par: 71, Final Round: Justin Rose (2,500), $1,440,00063-68-69-71 271-13 John Senden (1,500), $864,00068-66-70-69 273-11 Geoff Ogilvy (1,000), $544,00069-68-68-69 274-10 Luke Donald (750), $384,00075-66-67-68 276-8 Webb Simpson (550), $320,00065-68-73-71 277-7 Jason Dufner (475), $278,00071-68-71-68 278-6 Camilo Villegas (475), $278,00068-73-71-66 278-6 Chez Reavie (425), $248,00069-70-70-70 279-5 Brandt Jobe (400), $232,00075-64-69-72 280-4 K.J. Choi (363), $208,00067-71-73-70 281-3 David Toms (363), $208,00071-66-73-71 281-3 Robert Allenby (298), $162,00069-67-75-71 282-2 Sergio Garcia (298), $162,00069-72-67-74 282-2 Martin Laird (298), $162,00072-69-68-73 282-2 Y.E. Yang (298), $162,00070-72-70-70 282-2 Keegan Bradley (263), $116,00071-66-70-76 283-1 Bill Haas (263), $116,00070-66-69-78 283-1 Jerry Kelly (263), $116,00071-74-68-70 283-1 Ryan Moore (263), $116,00074-69-74-66 283-1 Carl Pettersson (263), $116,00070-72-72-69 283-1 Gary Woodland (263), $116,00070-68-73-72 283-1 Aaron Baddeley (225), $68,44471-71-75-67 284E Matt Kuchar (225), $68,44472-65-78-69 284E Chris Stroud (225), $68,44472-67-76-69 284E Nick Watney (225), $68,44471-75-71-67 284E Jim Furyk (225), $68,44468-70-70-76 284E Brandt Snedeker (225), $68,44471-66-73-74 284E Kyle Stanley (225), $68,44472-69-72-71 284E Jimmy Walker (225), $68,44469-71-72-72 284E Mark Wilson (225), $68,44465-66-77-76 284E Brian Davis (188), $46,40074-70-72-69 285+1 Brendon de Jonge (188), $46,40075-64-74-72 285+1 Lucas Glover (188), $46,40070-69-75-71 285+1 Zach Johnson (188), $46,40069-70-72-74 285+1 Chris Kirk (188), $46,40074-69-70-72 285+1 Cameron Tringale (188), $46,40071-70-72-72 285+1 Jonathan Byrd (160), $36,00070-70-75-71 286+2 Chad Campbell (160), $36,00069-70-72-75 286+2 Robert Karlsson (160), $36,00069-71-74-72 286+2 Sean OHair (160), $36,00070-69-73-74 286+2 Adam Scott (160), $36,00074-70-74-68 286+2 Ernie Els (133), $27,20072-71-74-70 287+3 Charles Howell III (133), $27,20072-70-72-73 287+3 Fredrik Jacobson (133), $27,20072-73-70-72 287+3 Marc Leishman (133), $27,20071-71-74-71 287+3 Hunter Mahan (133), $27,20069-72-72-74 287+3 Charl Schwartzel (133), $27,20073-68-76-70 287+3 Rickie Fowler (115), $21,92069-72-75-72 288+4 Jason Day (103), $19,96077-65-73-74 289+5 Spencer Levin (103), $19,96073-70-72-74 289+5 Ryan Palmer (103), $19,96074-73-72-70 289+5 Jhonattan Vegas (103), $19,96073-73-74-69 289+5 D.A. Points (85), $18,61371-73-75-71 290+6 Charley Hoffman (85), $18,61375-69-73-73 290+6 Bubba Watson (85), $18,61378-68-72-72 290+6 Phil Mickelson (70), $18,08072-73-71-75 291+7 Andres Romero (70), $18,08077-66-73-75 291+7 Bo Van Pelt (70), $18,08076-74-70-71 291+7 Steve Marino (58), $17,68076-72-71-73 292+8 Rory Sabbatini (58), $17,68072-69-78-73 292+8 Blake Adams (50), $17,44074-68-77-74 293+9 Scott Stallings (45), $17,28071-70-76-77 294+10 Johnson Wagner (40), $17,12073-75-75-72 295+11 George McNeill (35), $16,96071-72-79-74 296+12 Dustin Johnson (28), $16,72076-72-73-77 298+14 Scott Piercy (28), $16,72077-68-80-73 298+14 Vijay Singh (20), $16,48076-75-75-73 299+15 Brendan Steele (15), $16,32078-75-75-72 300+16 Tommy Gainey (10), $16,16077-74-77-78 306+22 PGA TOUR FedExCup Leaders 1. Webb Simpson 2. Dustin Johnson 3. Justin Rose 4. Luke Donald 5. Matt Kuchar 6. Brandt Snedeker 7. Nick Watney 8. Chez Reavie 9. John Senden 10. Jason Day Nightmare 4th for Dream Team Associated PressMatt Ryan threw a careerhigh four touchdown passes and the Atlanta Falcons rallied to beat the Philadelphia Eagles 35-31 after Michael Vick was knocked out with an injury late in the third quarter Sunday night. Ryan hit Tony Gonzalez with a pair of TDs, the tight end going past Terrell Owens for fifth on the NFL s career receiving list. Then, Ryan hooked up with Ovie Mughelli on a 1-yarder that brought Atlanta to 31-28 with just over 6 minutes remaining. The Falcons (1-1) completed the comeback with Michael Turner breaking off a 61-yard run, then powering over from the 3 with 3:24 remaining. Vick left with a neck injury after getting spun by a Falcons rusher into a Philadelphia blocker. He staggered off the field and Mike Kafka came in for the first NFL game. Falcons rally to beat Eagles
MLB B ASEBALLC ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE M ONDAY, S EPTEMBER 19, 2011 B5 East Division WLPctGBWCGBL10StrHomeAway New York9160.6034-6L-146-2745-33 Boston8765.57242-8L-244-3343-32 Tampa Bay8567.559627-3W-242-3343-34 Toronto7775.50714107-3W-140-3737-38 Baltimore6289.41129246-4L-137-4125-48 East Division WLPctGBWCGBL10StrHomeAway x-Philadelphia9852.6536-4W-152-2346-29 Atlanta8766.569124-6L-147-3140-35 New York7380.47726143-7W-131-4442-36 Washington7279.47726147-3W-142-3530-44 Florida6984.45130185-5L-128-4441-40 Central Division WLPctGBWCGBL10StrHomeAway x-Detroit8964.5828-2W-145-2944-35 Cleveland7575.50012115-5W-339-3336-42 Chicago7478.48714132-8W-133-4241-36 Kansas City6787.43522217-3L-139-4028-47 Minnesota5992.39129271-9L-830-4529-47 West Division WLPctGBWCGBL10StrHomeAway Texas8865.5757-3W-249-2939-36 Los Angeles8369.546446-4W-144-3139-38 Oakland6984.45119184-6L-142-3627-48 Seattle6389.41424244-6L-238-4325-46 West Division WLPctGBWCGBL10StrHomeAway Arizona8865.5756-4W-145-2743-38 San Fran.8370.542548-2W-844-3439-36 Los Angeles7676.50011106-4W-340-3836-38 Colorado7082.46117163-7L-438-4032-42 San Diego6588.42523223-7L-132-4333-45 Central Division WLPctGBWCGBL10StrHomeAway Milwaukee9063.5885-5W-352-2338-40 St. Louis8269.543748-2L-141-3441-35 Cincinnati7479.48416134-6L-340-3834-41 Pittsburgh6885.44422192-8L-334-4434-41 Chicago6786.43823205-5L-137-4130-45 Houston52100.34237344-6W-128-4624-54 AL NL AMERICAN LEAGUE Saturdays Games N.Y. Yankees 7, Toronto 6 Cleveland 10, Minnesota 4 Oakland 5, Detroit 3 Tampa Bay 4, Boston 3 Baltimore 6, L.A. Angels 2 Kansas City 10, Chicago White Sox 3 Texas 7, Seattle 6 Sundays Games Toronto 3, N.Y. Yankees 0 L.A. Angels 11, Baltimore 2 Tampa Bay 8, Boston 5 Chicago White Sox 10, Kansas City 5 Cleveland 6, Minnesota 5 Detroit 3, Oakland 0 Texas 3, Seattle 0 Mondays Games Baltimore (Guthrie 8-17) at Boston (Weiland 02), 1:05 p.m., 1st game Minnesota (Diamond 1-4) at N.Y. Yankees (A.J.Burnett 10-11), 1:05 p.m. Seattle (Furbush 3-9) at Cleveland (D.Huff 2-5), 4:05 p.m. L.A. Angels (J.Williams 3-0) at Toronto (R.Romero 15-10), 7:07 p.m. Baltimore (Matusz 1-7) at Boston (Lackey 1212), 7:10 p.m., 2nd game Tuesdays Games Chicago White Sox at Cleveland, 1:05 p.m., 1st Chicago White Sox at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m., 2nd Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at Toronto, 7:07 p.m. Baltimore at Boston, 7:10 p.m. Detroit at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m. Seattle at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m. Texas at Oakland, 10:05 p.m.NATIONAL LEAGUESaturdays Games Chicago Cubs 2, Houston 1 Atlanta 1, N.Y. Mets 0 Florida 4, Washington 1, 13 innings Philadelphia 9, St. Louis 2 Milwaukee 10, Cincinnati 1 San Francisco 6, Colorado 5 San Diego 3, Arizona 1 L.A. Dodgers 6, Pittsburgh 1 Sundays Games Milwaukee 8, Cincinnati 1 Washington 4, Florida 3 N.Y. Mets 7, Atlanta 5 Houston 3, Chicago Cubs 2 San Francisco 12, Colorado 5 Arizona 5, San Diego 1 L.A. Dodgers 15, Pittsburgh 1 St. Louis at Philadelphia, 8:05 p.m. Mondays Games St. Louis (Lohse 13-8) at Philadelphia (Halladay 18-5), 7:05 p.m. Atlanta (Minor 5-2) at Florida (Nolasco 10-11), 7:10 p.m. Houston (Happ 6-15) at Cincinnati (Willis 0-6), 7:10 p.m. Milwaukee (Narveson 10-7) at Chicago Cubs (C.Coleman 2-8), 8:05 p.m. San Diego (Luebke 5-9) at Colorado (Millwood 3-2), 8:40 p.m. Pittsburgh (Karstens 9-8) at Arizona (I.Kennedy 19-4), 9:40 p.m. Tuesdays Games Washington at Philadelphia, 1:05 p.m., 1st Washington at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m., 2nd Atlanta at Florida, 7:10 p.m. Houston at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m. Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs, 8:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m. San Diego at Colorado, 8:40 p.m. Pittsburgh at Arizona, 9:40 p.m. San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. Giants 12, Rockies 5 DENVER The San Francisco Giants headed home with their playoff hopes still alive. Pablo Sandoval homered twice in an eight-run fourth inning, part of a sixhome run barrage that led the latecharging Giants over the Colorado Rockies 12-5 Sunday for their eighth straight win. On its longest winning streak since April 2007, San Francisco closed within four games of Atlanta, the NL wild-card leader. Weve done what we needed to do, manager Bruce Bochy said. Its obvious we need help. Weve got to find a way to get (wins) and see what happens at the end. Pitcher Matt Cain, Mike Fontenot, Brandon Belt and Brandon Crawford also homered for the Giants, who remained five games back of Arizona in the NL West. The defending World Series champions have nine games left, including three against the Diamondbacks. We feel like weve got a really good shot, Belt said. Tampa BayBoston abrhbiabrhbi Jnnngs lf5121Ellsury cf5120 BUpton cf5000Aviles 3b5123 Longori 3b4210AdGnzl 1b4000 Ktchm 1b4100Pedroia 2b4110 Damon dh5111D.Ortiz dh3100 Zobrist 2b3100CJcksn lf2000 Joyce rf4233Crwfrd ph-lf1010 SRdrgz ss0001DMcDn rf3012 Brignc ss1000Sltlmch c4000 Shppch c3000Scutaro ss4110 Totals34876Totals35585 Tampa Bay0301202008 Boston0002003005 EAviles 2 (12). LOBTampa Bay 6, Boston 6. 2BDamon (28), Joyce (31), Ellsbury (44), Aviles (16), C.Crawford (26), D.McDonald (5). HRAviles (7). SBJennings (18), Longoria (3), Zobrist (18), Joyce (13). CSB.Upton (10). SShoppach. SFS.Rodriguez. IPHRERBBSO Tampa Bay Price432232 McGee W,3-122-311102 C.Ramos1-322201 B.Gomes H,32-300001 Howell010000 Jo.Peralta S,5-711-310001 Boston Wakefield L,7-7566215 Atchison100011 A.Miller112222 Albers11-300000 T.Miller2-300000 Howell pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. HBPby Wakefield (S.Rodriguez). WPWakefield, A.Miller. PBSaltalamacchia 4. T:53. A,613 (37,065). Nationals 4, Marlins 3 WASHINGTON With that familiar slow delivery reaching both hands behind his head and that familiar biting sinker, Chien-Ming Wang is looking more and more like the pitcher who twice won 19 games in a season for the Yankees. Except now, at long last healthy again, Wang is with the Washington Nationals, and hed like to stay with the club that gave him a chance to return to the majors. Making the longest start of his comeback from surgery on his pitching shoulder, Wang left with two outs in the seventh inning Sunday, and rookie Chris Marrero drove in two runs, helping Washington edge the Florida Marlins 4-3. I really appreciate their patience the last two years. Hopefully in the future I can win more games for them, Wang said through an interpreter. Hopefully I can come back here, but the decision is made by the team. But personally, I would like to come back. Wang (3-3) gave up three runs and six hits, didnt walk a batter and struck out five in his 6 2-3 innings. The main thing is hes starting to trust that hes healthy. Hes throwing more quality pitches, Nationals manager Davey Johnson said. Hes getting more confidence its going to hold up. That was a severe injury. FloridaWashington abrhbiabrhbi Bonifac lf4010Dsmnd ss4000 Infante 2b4000Werth cf4000 Stanton rf4010Zmrmn 3b4120 Dobbs 3b4000Morse lf3100 GSnchz 1b4111Storen p0000 Petersn cf4110JGoms rf3110 DMrph ss3000Clipprd p0000 Hayes c3112Berndn lf0000 Hand p1010Espinos 2b3111 Badnhp p0000Marrer 1b2012 JoBakr ph1000Flores c3000 Ceda p0000Wang p2000 Rottino ph1000Ankiel rf1000 R.Webb p0000 Totals33363Totals29453 Florida0000102003 Washington01030000x4 EInfante (7), Petersen (2). LOBFlorida 3, Washington 3. 2BZimmerman 2 (21), J.Gomes (11), Marrero (4). HRG.Sanchez (19), Hayes (4). SFMarrero. IPHRERBBSO Florida Hand L,1-8454315 Badenhop100000 Ceda100002 R.Webb200001 Washington Wang W,3-362-363305 Clippard H,3511-300002 Storen S,38-43100001 T:32. A,581 (41,506). White Sox 10, Royals 5 ChicagoKansas City abrhbiabrhbi Pierre lf4120AGordn lf4010 AlRmrz ss5110MeCarr cf5110 Konerk 1b5222Butler dh5011 Przyns c5344Hosmer 1b5131 Rios cf3100Francr rf5120 A.Dunn dh5121Giavtll 2b5032 Viciedo rf5120Mostks 3b5110 De Aza rf0000B.Pena c5110 Morel 3b4022YNavrr ss4021 Bckhm 2b4001 Totals40101510Totals435155 Chicago02020024010 Kansas City0000211015 EBeckham (6). LOBChicago 8, Kansas City 12. 2BA.Dunn (14), Morel (17), Butler (39), Francoeur (46), Moustakas (15). 3BGiavotella (3). HRKonerko (30), Pierzynski 2 (8). SBMe.Cabrera (20), Francoeur (22). CS Pierre (15). SFBeckham. IPHRERBBSO Chicago Danks W,7-126104300 Crain H,202-320001 Sale H,1511-300012 S.Santos131101 Kansas City Chen L,11-851-394422 L.Coleman12-332204 J.Chavez134423 Collins100001 Danks pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. T:07. A,480 (37,903). Indians 6, Twins 5ClevelandMinnesota abrhbiabrhbi Fukdm rf4110Revere cf4011 Kipnis 2b4101Plouffe ss4000 CSantn 1b4101Cuddyr dh5000 Thome dh4011Parmel 1b5120 Phelps pr-dh1000LHughs 3b5320 Duncan lf4123Dnklm 2b-rf5141 Crowe lf1000Benson lf4011 Chsnhll 3b4010Repko rf2000 Donald ss3000Tolbert pr-2b0000 Carrer cf4110Butera c3000 Marson c4120Valenci ph0001 RRiver c0000 Totals37686Totals375104 Cleveland0000006006 Minnesota0101010205 EMarson (5), Donald 2 (4), Kipnis (4), Pavano (2), Parmelee (2). DPCleveland 2. LOB Cleveland 8, Minnesota 10. 2BDuncan (14), Parmelee (2). HRDuncan (10). SBFukudome (2), Kipnis (3), Cuddyer (10), Benson (2). IPHRERBBSO Cleveland Masterson W,12-10673113 J.Smith H,14100000 Sipp H,231-322201 Pestano H,222-300021 C.Perez S,34-38110001 Minnesota Pavano L,8-1362-354116 Mijares001110 Al.Burnett BS,2-2001110 Perkins1-320000 Dumatrait110013 Nathan100001 Mijares pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. Al.Burnett pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. HBPby Masterson (Repko), by Pestano (Tolbert). PBMarson. T:18. A,012 (39,500). MilwaukeeCincinnati abrhbiabrhbi C.Hart rf4231BPhllps 2b4000 LSchfr ph-rf1010Renteri ss4000 CGomz cf5222Votto 1b4000 Braun lf4230Bruce rf4000 Morgan ph-lf1000Alonso lf4000 Fielder 1b4212JFrncs 3b2110 Kotsay 1b1000Stubbs cf2000 RWeks 2b3022Mesorc c3011 HrstnJr 2b0000Malony p0000 McGeh 3b4000LeCure p1000 YBtncr ss4000Burton p0000 JoWilsn ss0000Frazier ph0000 Lucroy c4000Ondrsk p0000 Greink p3000Chpmn p0000 TGreen ph1000Masset p0000 Dillard p0000Sappelt ph1000 Saito p0000Corder p0000 Totals398127Totals29121 Milwaukee4300010008 Cincinnati0000100001 EY.Betancourt (20), Mesoraco (3). DPMilwaukee 1. LOBMilwaukee 5, Cincinnati 4. 2BC.Hart (21), R.Weeks (26). HRC.Hart (25), C.Gomez (7), Fielder (34). CSRenteria (2). IPHRERBBSO Milwaukee Greinke W,15-67211310 Dillard100001 Saito100000 Cincinnati Maloney L,0-312-397600 LeCure21-300000 Burton100010 Ondrusek111100 Chapman110001 Masset100000 Cordero110000 WPGreinke. T:41. A,845 (42,319). San FranciscoColorado abrhbiabrhbi AnTrrs cf4200EYong cf3101 Fontent 2b4212Nelson 2b5010 Beltran rf5221Pachec 1b4000 PSndvl 3b4234S.Smith rf4121 A.Huff 1b4010Kzmnff 3b2100 RRmrz p0000Wggntn lf3121 Gillaspi ph1010Iannett c3111 BrWlsn p0000Field ss4000 JaLopz p0000Rogers p1000 Belt lf-1b5111GRynld p1000 BCrwfr ss5221JRomr p0000 Whitsd c5000M.Ellis ph1000 Cain p3122Hamml p1000 Christn lf1000Roenck p0000 Totals41121311Totals32564 San Francisco20081100012 Colorado0012200005 EFontenot (7), Nelson (8). DPSan Francisco 1. LOBSan Francisco 7, Colorado 9. 2BBeltran (38), B.Crawford (4), S.Smith (30), Wigginton (20). 3BP.Sandoval (3). HR Fontenot (4), P.Sandoval 2 (22), Belt (8), B.Crawford (3), Cain (1). SBE.Young 2 (23). SFS.Smith. IPHRERBBSO San Francisco Cain W,12-10555343 R.Ramirez200021 Br.Wilson100002 Ja.Lopez110000 Colorado Rogers L,6-632-379920 G.Reynolds11-342200 J.Romero111002 Hammel210012 Roenicke100010 HBPby Cain (Pacheco, Kouzmanoff), by Rogers (Fontenot). T:09. A,875 (50,490). Rangers 3, Mariners 0 TexasSeattle abrhbiabrhbi Kinsler 2b5120ISuzuki rf4010 Andrus ss5131LRdrgz ss3020 JHmltn lf4010Ackley 2b4000 MiYong 1b5000Olivo c4000 ABeltre 3b3112Carp 1b4000 Napoli c4010W.Pena dh4020 DvMrp rf4020TRonsn lf4010 N.Cruz dh4000Liddi 3b3000 EnChvz cf4020MSndrs cf3000 Totals383123Totals33060 Texas0002010003 Seattle0000000000 EMi.Young (8). DPTexas 1, Seattle 1. LOBTexas 10, Seattle 8. 2BAndrus 2 (26), Napoli (25), L.Rodriguez (10). HRA.Beltre (27). IPHRERBBSO Texas M.Harrison W,13-962-360029 Uehara H,201-300001 M.Adams H,6100002 Feliz S,28-34100002 Seattle F.Hernandez L,14-13793315 Kelley120001 Delabar110011 T:38. A,479 (47,878). Astros 3, Cubs 2HoustonChicago abrhbiabrhbi Bourgs cf-lf4100SCastro ss3110 AngSnc 2b4100Campn rf3000 JMrtnz lf5121ArRmr ph-3b0001 JSchafr cf0000LaHair lf-1b3011 Ca.Lee 1b4010C.Pena 1b4010 Bogsvc rf4020R.Ortiz p0000 Melncn p0000Byrd cf4020 Pareds 3b4010DeWitt 2b-3b-lf4010 Barmes ss4022LeMahi 3b3010 Quinter c4000Smrdzj p0000 Myers p3000RJhnsn rf1000 Shuck rf0000K.Hill c3000 ASorin ph1000 Dmpstr p2000 JRussll p0000 Barney 2b1100 Totals36383Totals32272 Houston3000000003 Chicago1000000102 EBogusevic (1), LeMahieu (2). DPHouston 1. LOBHouston 9, Chicago 6. 2BBogusevic (12), S.Castro (34), C.Pena (26). SBBourgeois (29), Barmes (3). SFAr.Ramirez, LaHair. IPHRERBBSO Houston Myers W,6-1372-372115 Melancon S,18-2311-300003 Chicago Dempster L,10-13773322 J.Russell2-310001 Samardzija1-300000 R.Ortiz100011 T:00 (Rain delay: 1:07). A,250 (41,159). Dodgers 15, Pirates 1 PittsburghLos Angeles abrhbiabrhbi Presley lf-cf5000DGordn ss4330 Paul rf3021JCarrll 2b5111 AMcCt cf2010Kemp cf4332 DMcCt p0000Oeltjen cf2000 Watson p0000JRiver lf4334 BrWod ph1000Velez lf1000 Grilli p0000Loney 1b6253 Doumit c3000Miles 3b2110 Jarmll c1000Mitchll 3b2010 Walker 2b4000Sands rf6144 GJones 1b4000A.Ellis c3011 PAlvrz 3b3000Ely p1000 RCeden ss4020Troncs p0000 Lincoln p0000Blngsly p4110 AThmp p0000Kuo p0000 Pagnzz ph1000Fdrwcz c1000 Leroux p0000 Resop p0000 dArnad ph1110 Meek p0000 Ciriaco lf2010 Totals34171Totals451523 15 Pittsburgh0000100001 Los Angeles36201300x15 DPPittsburgh 1. LOBPittsburgh 9, Los Angeles 14. 2BPaul (6), Kemp (28), J.Rivera (12), Loney (27). 3BD.Gordon (2). HRKemp (34), Sands (3). SBA.McCutchen (21). S D.Gordon. IPHRERBBSO Pittsburgh Lincoln L,1-312-386601 A.Thompson1-323320 Leroux2-332210 Resop11-310002 Meek2-311132 D.McCutchen11-363301 Watson110011 Grilli110001 Los Angeles Billingsley W,11-10541125 Kuo100001 Ely210012 Troncoso120001 WPD.McCutchen. T:37. A,802 (56,000). Tigers 3, Athletics 0DetroitOakland abrhbiabrhbi AJcksn cf5221JWeeks 2b4000 Kelly 3b3000SSizmr 3b3010 Inge ph-3b1011Crisp cf4010 DYong lf4000Wlngh lf3000 MiCarr 1b3000DeJess rf3010 VMrtnz dh3000Carter dh3000 Avila c3110Allen 1b2000 Guillen 2b1000KSuzuk c3000 Raburn 2b-rf2010Sogard ss3000 Dirks rf3000 Worth 2b1000 RSantg ss3001 Totals32353Totals28030 Detroit0000010113 Oakland0000000000 EMoscoso (2). DPDetroit 1. LOBDetroit 7, Oakland 4. 2BInge (10), Raburn (20). HR A.Jackson (10). CSS.Sizemore (3). S R.Santiago. IPHRERBBSO Detroit Verlander W,24-5830036 Valverde S,46-46100001 Oakland Moscoso L,8-9611128 Fuentes100010 Breslow121110 Outman2-321100 Carignan1-300000 T:56. A,405 (35,067). Blue Jays 3, Yankees 0TORONTO The New York Yankees are hoping home is where a division will be won and baseball history will be made. Mariano Rivera was denied a chance to go for the career saves record Sunday when Adam Lind homered twice to back Brandon Morrow and lead the Toronto Blue Jays to a 3-0 victory. New York went 4-6 on a trip that started with a makeup game at Baltimore and took the team to Anaheim and Seattle before wrapping up in Canada. Its been a tough road trip, manager Joe Girardi said. This has been a really, really tough stretch. I know our guys are pretty worn down. Hopefully, they get to sleep in their own beds and catch up a little bit. Alex Rodriguez, who played for the second straight day after missing six games because a sore left thumb, was happy to have the travel over for now. I feel like well be energized getting home, without a question, Rodriguez said. It feels like weve been gone for about a month. Although theyll be back in the Bronx, the schedule doesnt get much easier and doesnt include any offdays. The Yankees host Minnesota in an afternoon makeup game Monday. Angels 11, Orioles 2 BALTIMORE Erick Aybar enjoyed the finest day of his career at a time when the Los Angeles Angels needed him the most. Aybar went 4 for 4, homered twice and tied a franchise record by scoring five runs, leading Los Angeles to an 11-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday. Aybars effort provided the Angels a welcome boost in their frantic pursuit of a postseason berth. Los Angeles, which began the day 4 games in back of division-leading Texas, closed within four games behind Boston in the wild-card hunt. A very important win, Aybar said through an interpreter. I felt great being able to contribute to what was really a team effort. Eleven runs wasnt just all my runs, so I feel good about that. The victory enabled the Angels to avert a three-game sweep against the last-place Orioles, who won the first two by a collective 14-5 score. Everybody felt the need, not just me, Aybar said. We lost two games in a row and we felt this was a game to win. We need to keep winning. Los AngelesBaltimore abrhbiabrhbi Aybar ss4544Angle cf3000 JMoore rf0000Hardy ss3000 HKndrc 2b5133Flormn ph-ss1000 BAreu dh5011Markks rf3120 TrHntr rf5011Fox ph-lf1000 AnRmn ss0000Guerrr dh3122 Trumo 1b3020C.Davis 1b4020 ENavrr ph-1b1000J.Bell 3b4000 Callasp 3b4110Andino 2b2000 Amarst ph-lf1000RAdms 2b1000 V.Wells lf4122KHdsn lf1000 Velazqz ph-3b1000Reimld ph-lf-rf200 0 Bourjos cf3100Tatum c3000 Mathis c3210 Totals39111511Totals31262 Los Angeles10140203011 Baltimore1000010002 DPLos Angeles 1. LOBLos Angeles 5, Baltimore 6. 2BAybar 2 (31), H.Kendrick (29), B.Abreu (30), Trumbo 2 (30). 3BGuerrero (1). HRAybar 2 (10), V.Wells (22), Guerrero (13). SBBourjos (21). CSH.Kendrick (6), V.Wells (4). SK.Hudson. IPHRERBBSO Los Angeles Weaver W,18-7662212 Takahashi100002 Cassevah100022 R.Thompson100001 Baltimore Simon L,4-9586615 Bergesen2-332200 Z.Phillips1-300000 Berken110000 Jo-.Reyes133311 Accardo100000 HBPby Simon (Trumbo), by Bergesen (Mathis). WPSimon. T:51. A,471 (45,438). New YorkToronto abrhbiabrhbi Gardnr cf4000McCoy ss3010 ENunez 2b4030EThms lf2001 Cano dh3000Cooper ph0000 AlRdrg 3b4000Wise pr-lf0000 Swisher rf3000Bautist rf3010 ErChvz 1b3000Lind dh3222 RMartn c3010Encrnc 1b3010 Dickrsn lf3010KJhnsn 2b3000 R.Pena ss3000Lawrie 3b4010 Rasms cf4000 Arencii c2110 Totals30050Totals27373 New York0000000000 Toronto01011000x3 EF.Garcia (1). LOBNew York 4, Toronto 8. 2BE.Nunez (16), Arencibia (19). HRLind 2 (26). SBK.Johnson (2). CSCano (2), Encarnacion (2), Lawrie (1). SMcCoy. SF E.Thames. IPHRERBBSO New York F.Garcia L,11-842-353334 Laffey000010 Ayala11-300001 Proctor1-310020 Valdes11-310002 Kontos1-300000 Toronto Morrow W,10-11840018 F.Francisco S,16-20110001 Laffey pitched to 1 batter in the 5th. WPProctor. T:45. A,657 (49,260). Brewers 8, Reds 1CINCINNATI Carlos Gomez and Prince Fielder each hit two-run homers in the first and Zack Greinke breezed through seven sharp innings, leading the Milwaukee Brewers to an 8-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday for a series sweep. Corey Hart added a solo shot in the sixth as Milwaukee polished off its first sweep of a three-game series in Cincinnati since Aug. 30-Sept. 1, 2002. Milwaukee outscored Cincinnati 24-5 in the series while limiting the Reds to two hits in each of the last two games. The NL Central Division-leading Brewers went into the game with a magic number of five for clinching their first division championship in 29 years. Any combination of Milwaukee wins and St. Louis losses adding up to five would give the Brewers their first title since the 1982 team won the A.L. East.merican League East. The Cardinals were scheduled to play Sunday night at Philadelphia. Greinke allowed just one baserunner, Edgar Renteria, before Juan Francisco lined an opposite-field single to left with two outs in the fifth. New YorkAtlanta abrhbiabrhbi RTejad ss4024Bourn cf6221 Pridie cf5000Prado 1b-lf6010 DWrght 3b5010C.Jones 3b2011 Duda rf4121JaWlsn pr-3b0000 Bay lf3210Uggla 2b4011 Evans 1b4120McCnn c3000 Thole c3000Diaz lf3010 JosRys ph1100CMrtnz p0000 Parnell p0000OFlhrt p0000 Acosta p0000Hinske ph1000 JuTrnr 2b2100Venters p0000 Gee p1101Conrad ph1000 DHerrr p0000Kimrel p0000 Harris ph1000AlGnzlz ss5221 Batista p0000Heywrd rf4130 Byrdak p0000Beachy p1000 RPauln ph-c0001Fremn 1b1011 ARchrd pr0000 Totals33787Totals375125 New York0004000217 Atlanta0013001005 EPridie (2). DPNew York 1, Atlanta 1. LOBNew York 7, Atlanta 15. 2BR.Tejada (14), C.Jones (32), Ale.Gonzalez (26). HR Duda (10), Ale.Gonzalez (14). SBR.Tejada (4), Diaz (5). SBeachy. IPHRERBBSO New York Gee41-384454 D.Herrera2-300010 Batista11-321100 Byrdak W,2-02-310002 Parnell H,102-300020 Acosta S,2-511-310010 Atlanta Beachy41-354458 C.Martinez12-300000 OFlaherty100000 Venters L,6-2 BS,4-9122231 Kimbrel111101 T:18. A,862 (49,586). Mets 7, Braves 5 ATLANTA The New York Mets were reeling when they arrived in Atlanta. They left with renewed confidence. We still show fight, pitcher Dillon Gee said after Sundays 7-5 win over the Atlanta Braves. We care. It just shows that we pull together and try to pull through the rough patches. Ruben Tejada had four RBIs, Lucas Duda homered off Craig Kimbrel in the ninth inning and the New York Mets slowed the Atlanta Braves wild-card bid with a walk-filled victory. Atlanta, which began the day with a 4-game lead over St. Louis in the NL wild-card standings, lost two of three to the Mets, who arrived with a six-game losing streak. New York went 6-4 at Atlanta this year, its first winning record at Turner Field since 2008. New York showed the kind of tenacity that manager Terry Collins said was lacking during a 1-8 homestand that ended Thursday. DBacks 5, Padres 1SAN DIEGO Joe Saunders took a five-hitter into the ninth inning, Paul Goldschmidt drove in three runs and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 5-1 Sunday to cut the magic number to five for their first NL West title since 2007. Arizona maintained a five-game lead over second-place San Francisco with nine games remaining, stopping a three-game losing streak. The Diamondbacks open a nine-game homestand Monday against Pittsburgh, then host the Giants for a three-game series next weekend. Saunders (12-12) limited last-place San Diego an unearned run and seven hits in 8 2-3 innings, improving to 3-1 with a 1.47 ERA against the Padres this season. After two-out singles by Blanks and Alberto Gonzalez in the ninth, J.J. Putz struck out pinch-hitter Nick Hundley for his 41st save in 45 chances. Aaron Harang (13-7) allowed two runs and eight hits in six innings. He has lost four of his last five starts despite a 3.19 ERA in that span. ArizonaSan Diego abrhbiabrhbi GParra lf4110Maybin cf4110 A.Hill 2b5121Bartlett ss4001 J.Upton rf4120Denorfi rf4010 MMntr c3111Guzmn 1b3000 Gldsch 1b3123OHudsn 2b4010 CYoung cf4020Blanks lf4020 Blum 3b5000AlGnzlz 3b4020 JMcDnl ss4020RJhnsn c2000 JSndrs p3000Hundly ph1000 Putz p0000Harang p2000 Spence p0000 Brach p0000 Frieri p0000 Cnghm ph1000 ACrpnt p0000 Hamrn p0000 Totals355125Totals33171 Arizona0001012015 San Diego0010000001 EM.Montero (11), G.Parra (3), Blanks (1), Hamren (1). DPArizona 1, San Diego 2. LOBArizona 11, San Diego 7. 2BJ.Upton (39), Alb.Gonzalez (10). HRM.Montero (17), Goldschmidt (8). SBG.Parra (13), Goldschmidt (4), Maybin (37). SJ.Saunders. SF Goldschmidt. IPHRERBBSO Arizona J.Saunders W,12-1282-371023 Putz S,41-451-300001 San Diego Harang L,13-7682233 Spence001110 Brach1-321011 Frieri2-300002 A.Carpenter110000 Hamren111000 Spence pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. HBPby Hamren (J.Upton). PBRo.Johnson 2. T:44. A,781 (42,691). spokesman Rick Vaughn said he would join the team at the station for the train ride to New York. It was a scary moment, Maddon said. Im certain they did everything, and he checked out well. Knowing him, hes going to be ready for his next start. The Rays will need him. Tampa Bay, which trailed Boston by nine games on Sept. 3, closed within two games of the wild-card lead for the first time since June. The Red Sox have 10 games left: seven against last-place Baltimore and three at Yankee Stadium; in addition to their seven against the AL East-leading Yankees, the Rays have three against Toronto. The Yankees have been playing good against everybody, Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz said. Well see what happens. RAYSContinued from Page B1
Associated PressLOS ANGELES The Emmys keep buying what Mad Men is selling. The 1960s Madison Avenue saga won its fourth consecutive best drama series award Sunday, while big-hearted romp Modern Family claimed its second best comedy trophy. Modern Family producer Steve Levitan, whose picture of the American family today includes gay couples and interracial families, told of being approached during shooting by a real-life gay couple who wanted to say thanks. They said, Youre not just making people laugh, youre making them more tolerant, said Levitan, whose show received a total of five awards. While Mad Men gained the top comedy award, it couldnt pull honors for stars Jon Hamm or Elisabeth Moss. Kyle Chandler was the surprise winner in the best drama actor category for the last season of Texas football drama Friday Night Lights, blocking odds-on favorites among his fellow nominees, including Hamm. I knew for a fact I would not be standing here. I did not write anything and now Im starting to worry, said Chandler, who also beat out Steve Buscemi of Boardwalk Empire. It was a fitting victory for Chandler and Friday Night Lights, which was critically acclaimed but struggled for an audience, and whose high school football teams motto was, clear eyes, full hearts, cant lose. Julianna Margulies won top drama acting honors for The Good Wife. Margulies, who navigates politics, law and family in the show, added to her Emmy stash. As part of the ER medical drama cast, she won a supporting actress Emmy in 1995. Melissa McCarthy of Mike & Molly was honored as best lead actress in a comedy series with an Emmy and a glitzy prom queens crown, while Jim Parsons of The Big Bang Theory earned his second trophy in the best actor category. Holy smokes. Wow, its my first and best pageant ever, said a beaming McCarthy. Im from Plainfield, Ill., and Im standing here and its kind of amazing. Moments earlier, she and her fellow nominees had broken with tradition by jumping up on stage as their names were called, led by Amy Poehler of Parks and Recreation. They earned a standing ovation from many in the audience, which seemed fitting in a year in which TV shows and movies are giving women edgier leading roles. Among them is the box-office hit Bridesmaids, which featured McCarthy. Parsons looked genuinely surprised at his victory. This is so odd for so many reasons. I was assured by many people in my life that this wasnt happening, he said. The first awards in the drama category went to Jason Katims of Friday Night Lights for outstanding writing, and Margo Martindale, named best supporting actress for the show Justified. Sometimes, things just take time. But with time comes great appreciation, said the veteran actress. Peter Dinklage, the winning actor in the category for sci-fi fantasy Game of Thrones, was awed by another winner, filmmaker Martin Scorsese, who received a directing trophy for Boardwalk Empire. Thanks. Wow. Wow. I followed Martin Scorsese. My heart is pounding. You are a legend, Dinklage said. The ceremony aired by Fox opened with a pre-taped comedy sketch that generated controversy because Alec Baldwins part was cut after he included a joke about the News Corp. phone hacking scandal. Fox is a unit of News Corp. Baldwin tweeted that Fox killed the joke about the hacking scandal in Britain involving the now-closed News of the World tabloid. Fox said it believed the joke was inappropriate to make light of an issue being taken very seriously by the company. Leonard Nimoy stepped in and the bit was retaped. It featured host Jane Lynch celebrating television in a musical number, singing about TV as a vast wonderland, a kingdom of joy in a box. Charlie Sheen presented the lead actor award, using his time onstage to make nice with his former Two and a Half Men colleagues. He was fired from the show after bitterly clashing with its producer and studio, and was replaced by Ashton Kutcher. From the bottom of my heart, I wish you nothing but the best for this upcoming season, he said. I know you will continue to make great television. E NTERTAINMENT Page B6 MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2011 Ruling the Emmys C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Birthday: In the next year, it will be far easier and quicker to finalize important matters yourself rather than depend on others to do things for you. When something is vital, youll have no trouble dedicating yourself to the endeavor. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Be on your toes, because something unexpected might occur that would permit you to tie two loose ends together, allowing you to pull off an otherwise impossible feat. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) A situation similar to one you recently handled successfully could repeat itself. With experience under your belt, you wont have any hesitation about taking it on. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) If youre in need of some assistance, turn first to those whom you recently helped. Theyre likely to be the ones who make some time to assist you when you need it. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) There are indications that you might get the opportunity to merge two new projects into one major endeavor. Although theyll be unrelated, theyll complement each other well. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Instead of avoiding all challenges, you should boldly step forward and meet them head-on. Provocation serves to awaken your strongest qualities and resolve to win. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19 ) Having multiple activities awaiting you will prove energizing, so block out your time to handle a full schedule. Having a lack of things to do could be tiring. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) Take matters into your own hands if those who were delegated to do certain jobs for you arent performing up to snuff. It will be much easier simply to do things yourself. Aries (March 21-April 19) Although youre exceptionally perceptive, with your judgment being quite keen, you might not follow through on your shrewd instincts. Dont waste good thinking. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Instead of just blowing the hours away on petty issues or activities, give priority to situations that could be meaningful in material ways. Focus on things that will yield immediate returns. Gemini (May 21-June 20) An important endeavor in which youre involved is in dire need of some effective leadership. If you believe you can fill these shoes, try them on for size and take charge. Cancer (June 21-July 22) Because your interest is quite high in multiple areas of your life, you may have difficulty choosing which facets to focus on. Pick the most challenging. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) There is an air of excitement and adventure about you that bored associates will greatly welcome. You wont be putting on any airs; what you project will be quite genuine. Todays HOROSCOPE Florida LOTTERIES Today in HISTORY SATURDAY, SEPT. 10 Powerball: 6 20 22 32 43 Powerball: 11 5-of-5 PBNo winner 5-of-55 winners$200,000 No Florida winner Lotto: 1 3 4 12 15 33 6-of-6No winner 5-of-650$3,724 4-of-63,440$42 3-of-658,845$5 Fantasy 5: 4 13 14 19 25 5-of-53 winners$88,660.10 4-of-5434$98.50 3-of-512,364$9.50 FRIDAY, SEPT. 16 Mega Money: 11 17 31 39 Mega Ball: 18 4-of-4 MB1 winner$600,000 4-of-410$701 3-of-4 MB42$365.60 3-of-4805$57 2-of-4 MB1,213$26 1-of-4 MB10,708$3 2-of-426,928$2 Fantasy 5 : 11 18 27 31 36 5-of-52 winners$114,598.01 4-of-5322$114.50 3-of-59,654 $10.50 Today is Monday, Sept. 19, the 262nd day of 2011. There are 103 days left in the year. Todays Highlight: On Sept. 19, 1777, the first Battle of Saratoga was fought during the Revolutionary War; although the British forces succeeded in driving out the American troops, the Americans prevailed in a second battle the following month. On this date: In 1796, President George Washingtons farewell address was published. In 1881, the 20th president of the United States, James A. Garfield, died 2 1/2 months after being shot by Charles Guiteau; Chester Alan Arthur became president. In 1911, British author Sir William Golding (Lord of the Flies) was born in Cornwall. In 1957, the United States conducted its first contained underground nuclear test, code-named Rainier, in the Nevada desert. In 1959, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev, visiting Los Angeles, reacted angrily upon being told that, for security reasons, he wouldnt get to visit Disneyland. In 1970, The Mary Tyler Moore Show debuted on CBS-TV. Ten years ago: The Pentagon ordered dozens of advanced aircraft to the Persian Gulf region as the hour of military retaliation for deadly terrorist attacks on Sept. 11 drew closer. Five years ago: U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan delivered an emotional farewell address, appealing to the world to unite against human rights abuses, religious divisions, brutal conflicts and an unjust world economy. One year ago: The BP oil well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico was declared effectively dead by retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen, the governments point man on the blowout disaster, after it was sealed with a permanent cement plug. Todays Birthdays: TV host James Lipton (Inside the Actors Studio) is 85. Actor Adam West is 81. Singer-songwriter Paul Williams is 71. TV personality Joan Lunden is 61. College Football Hall of Famer and former NFL player Reggie Williams is 57. Thought for Today: Do not let yourself be tainted with a barren skepticism. Louis Pasteur, French scientist (1822-1895). INSIDE THE NUMBERS To verify the accuracy of winning lottery numbers, players should double-check the numbers printed above with numbers officially posted by the Florida Lottery. Go to www.flalottery.com, or call (850) 487-7777. SO YOU KNOW Last nights winning numbers, Page Bx Associated PressLOS ANGELES Its 1994 all over again, with a re-release of The Lion King opening at the top of the box office. A 3-D version of the wildly popular Disney animated musical earned a surprising $29.3 million in its first weekend in theaters, according to Sunday estimates. The original film made more than $40 million when it opened nationwide 17 years ago. This huge number stunned many people, including the folks at Disney, who figured The Lion King would make somewhere between $10 million and $12 million, said Dave Hollis, the studios executive vice president of distribution. He said the movie remains relevant and as entertaining as it was when it first came out. But taking a page from the movie, there is a circle of life thing happening, he said, referring to one of the films themes. You have children of the s who are now parents of the 2010s and they themselves are taking their kids to share what was, for them, a great experience two decades ago. It also helps there arent many options for families at the multiplex right now, said Paul Dergarabedian, box-office analyst for Hollywood.com. The post-summer period brings a preponderance of R-rated films and more challenging, esoteric, Oscar-caliber fare, he said. For kids, this is like a dream come true and for parents to be able to revisit The Lion King especially in 3-D, even though 3-D has taken a bad rap over the past year just tells you the power that this movie has, how strong it resonates with people. Hollis said while the film was available in 2-D, 92 percent of the opening weekends business came from 3-D showings. The story of a wrongly exiled lion prince (voiced by Jonathan Taylor Thomas as a cub and Matthew Broderick as an adult) who must return home to claim his throne, The Lion King was the second-highestgrossing film of 1994, behind Forrest Gump. It ranks fourth on the all-time animated list with over $784 million. It earned Academy Awards for Hans Zimmers original score and for original song for Elton John and Tim Rices Can You Feel the Love Tonight. Last weeks No. 1 movie, Steven Soderberghs Contagion, dropped a spot in its second weekend. The Warner Bros. viral thriller made about $14.5 million for a total of $44.2 million. Among the other new releases, the critical darling Drive came in at No. 3 with just over $11 million. Ryan Gosling stars as a stoic wheelman in the retro action picture from FilmDistrict. Straw Dogs, a remake of the 1971 Sam Peckinpah thriller from Sony Screen Gems, opened in fifth place with only $5 million. It stars James Marsden and Kate Bosworth as a married couple under siege in the rural South. I Dont Know How She Does It, based on the best-seller of the same name, came in at No. 6 with just $4.5 million. The Weinstein Co. comedy stars Sarah Jessica Parker as a wife and mother of two struggling to balance her home life with her demanding job. The Lion King reigns supreme once again Disneys re-release feels the love with $29.3M opening BOX OFFICE RESULTS1. The Lion King 3D, $29.3 million. ($700,000 international.) 2. Contagion, $14.5 million. ($1.3 million international.) 3. Drive, $11 million. 4. The Help, $6.4 million. ($1.1 million international.) 5. Straw Dogs, $5 million. 6. I Dont Know How She Does It, $4.5 million. ($800,000 international.) 7. The Debt, $2.9 million. ($1 million international.) 8. Warrior, $2.8 million. ($400,000 international.) 9. Rise of the Planet of the Apes, $2.6 million. 10. Colombiana, $2.3 million. Modern Family, Mad Men win big at Emmy Awards Associated Press Jane Lynch performs Sunday at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. 63rd Primetime Emmy Award winners Drama Series: Mad Men, AMC. Actress, Drama: Julianna Margulies Actor, Drama: Kyle Chandler Sup. Actor Drama: Peter Dinklage Sup. Actress, Drama Margo Martindale, Writing, Drama: Jason Katims Directing, Drama: Martin Scorsese, Comedy Series: Modern Family, Actor, Comedy: Jim Parsons Actress, Comedy: Melissa McCarthy, Sup. Actress, Comedy Julie Bowen Sup. Actor, Comedy Ty Burrell. Writing, Comedy: Steven Levitan and Jeffrey Richman Directing, Comedy: Michael Spiller Miniseries or Movie: Actress, Mini/Movie Kate Winslet Actor, Mini/Movie: Barry Pepper
E NTERTAINMENTC ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE M ONDAY, S EPTEMBER 19, 2011 B7 Hans Selye, an Austro-Hungarian endocrinologist, said, Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one. Or, at the bridge table, a negative score into a positive one. For my second lesson on our Norwegian cruise in July, I concentrated on attitude signals. When the opening lead is a high honor, third hand is supposed to say whether he has an honor touching the two promised by his partner. For example, if the lead is an ace, third hand shows or denies the queen. If the lead is a king, third hand shows or denies the ace (or perhaps the jack, especially in a no-trump contract). And as you know, third hand shows positive attitude by playing the highest spot-card he can afford. If he has negative attitude, he plays his lowest card. In this deal, how should the defense go after West leads the heart ace against four spades? South opens with a textbook weak three-bid, showing a good seven-card suit and some 6-10 highcard points. West has a near-perfect takeout double. And North raises spades because game might be laydown and he also wants to stop East from showing a red suit at the four-level. From the dummy, it should be obvious that the defenders need to win four red-suit tricks. And East must get the defense off on the right foot by signaling with his heart 10, not the seven. This cannot be the start of a high-low (echo) with a doubleton, because that would give South five hearts. With 7-5-1-0 distribution, he would have opened four spades (or one spade). So West knows that it shows the queen. At trick two, he leads a low heart, putting East on play for the lethal diamond shift through Souths king. 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Ive been going to him forever, but hes getting along in years. He has a hard time keeping up with the patient charts and taking notes, so he has his nurse stay in the exam room after prepping the patients in order to assist the doctor. Im a modest guy, but Ive tolerated this extra woman in the room. This worked out fine until recently. The nurse left when her husband relocated. Dee is a nurse, and she applied for the position and got it. Im now faced with the prospect of having Dee in the room while the doctor examines me. Im not comfortable with this. I cant ask for a different nurse because there isnt one. My wife thinks Im being silly. She says seeing men undressed is part of Dees job and no big deal. She also told me that before Dee applied for the job, she asked if this would be a problem and my wife assured her it wouldnt. I dont want to cause any hard feelings with Dee. Shes a great person, but it disturbs me to think she and my wife might be discussing my health over coffee. Ive already canceled and rescheduled a complete physical. My new appointment is coming up soon. I dont want to switch doctors. What can I do? Modest Mike Dear Mike: Please inform your doctor of your concerns so he can make sure Dee follows professional standards and doesnt discuss your health with your wife or anyone else. It is also OK to ask your doctor to examine you without Dee present or to have her leave before you disrobe. Perhaps he can record his notes if he has difficulty remembering them. Dear Annie: My husband and I were close friends with Jane and her husband for more than 40 years. We even spent vacations together. A few years ago, Janes husband died. A couple of months later, a gentleman was paying a great deal of attention to her, and I said, If I didnt know better, I would wonder about the two of you. Jane said I insulted her and told me to never contact her again. I wrote anyway and apologized. Ive sent birthday cards and Christmas cards, but havent heard from her, although she keeps in touch with my kids. She said she expected me to come to her house. She recently told my daughter that the more she thought about it, she realized my comment wasnt so bad, but she just isnt ready to make up with me. Now I wonder if perhaps she never really liked me, but was close only because of our husbandsfriendship. Should I try again or let it be? Missing My Friend Dear Missing: Let it be. We assume Jane was ultrasensitive to your comment because her husband had only recently died. But you have done everything possible to be forgiven, and Jane has made it clear that she isnt ready. If she wants to repair the friendship, let her make the next move. Then you will know she is genuinely interested in renewing the bond. Dear Annie: You printed a letter from Sexually Frustrated, whose wife isnt interested in intimacy. Heres another option: She may not be into men. After 32 years with my husband, I, too, wondered why he wasnt interested. For years, I thought it was me. I wasnt pretty enough or sexy enough. Then it came out that he was really attracted to men. Please tell Frustratedthat his situation may not improve unless his wife is open and honest about what is up with her. I wish I had known earlier. My husband and I are great friends, but my needs go by the wayside. Monogamous and Unfulfilled Annies Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. ANNIES MAILBOX Bridge P HILLIP A LDER Newspaper Enterprise Assn. (Answers tomorrow) Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, as suggested by the above cartoon.THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAMEby David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek Unscramble these four Jumbles, one letter to each square, to form four ordinary words. THEWA GIORR TUGHOH LUSESN 1 Tribune Media Services, Inc. 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B8 M ONDAY, S EPTEMBER 19, 2011 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE C OMICS Citrus Cinemas 6 Inverness; 637-3377 The Lion King (G) 1:30 p.m. The Lion King (G) In Real 3D. 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Contagion (PG-13) 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7:20 p.m. Seven Days in Utopia (G) 1:20 p.m., 4:20 p.m., 7:40 p.m. Shark Night (PG-13) In Real 3D. 1:40 p.m., 7:45 p.m. No passes. Shark Night (PG-13) 4:40 p.m. The Help (PG-13) 12:45 p.m., 3:50 p.m., 7 p.m. Rise of the Planet of the Apes (PG-13) 1:10 p.m., 4:10 p.m., 7:10 p.m. Crystal River Mall 9; 564-6864 Straw Dogs (R) ID required. 1:55 p.m., 4:55 p.m., 7:55 p.m. Drive (R) ID required. 1:45 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m. I Dont Know How She Does It (PG-13) 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. The Lion King (G) 1:10 p.m. The Lion King (G) In Real 3D. 4 p.m., 7 p.m. Contagion (PG-13) 1:20 p.m., 4:20 p.m., 7:20 p.m. Shark Night (PG-13) In Real 3D. 2 p.m., 8 p.m. No passes. Shark Night (PG-13) 5 p.m. The Debt (R) ID required. 1:35 p.m., 4:35 p.m. 7:35 p.m. The Help (PG-13) 1 p.m., 4:10 p.m., 7:15 p.m. Rise of the Planet of the Apes (PG-13) 1:15 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 7:10 p.m. Visit www.chronicleonline.com for area movie listings and entertainment information. Peanuts Garfield For Better or For Worse Sally Forth Beetle Bailey Dilbert The Grizzwells The Born Loser Blondie Doonesbury Kit N Carlyle Rubes Dennis the Menace The Family Circus Betty Big Nate Arlo and Janis Frank & Ernest Times subject to change; call ahead. Todays MOVIES KNZ BJGZJJ AM KNBGSJ BJ TZVV TADKN JKHCFBGS; UHK BK BJ KNZBD TNFGZJJ KNXK YXPZJ VBMZ TADKN VBIBGS. TBVVBXY UZZUZPREVIOUS SOLUTION: Its a funny thing that when a man hasnt anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married. Robert Frost (c) 2011 by NEA, Inc. 9-19 Pickles WJUF-FM 90.1 National Public WHGN-FM 91.9 Religious WXCV-FM 95.3 Adult Contemp. WXOF-FM 96.3 Adult Mix WEKJ FM 96.7, 103.9 Religious WSKY 97.3 FM News Talk WXJB 99.9 FM News Talk WRGO-FM 102.7 Oldies WYKE-FM 104.3 Sports Talk WDUV 105.5 FM Hudson WJQB-FM 106.3 Oldies WFJV-FM 103.3 s, s, s WRZN-AM 720 Adult Standards Local RADIO
M ONDAY S EPTEMBER 19, 2011 B9 CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE CLASSIFIEDS Classifieds Classifieds Classifieds In Print and Online All The Time! TO ADVERTISE CALL: 352-563-5966 OR PLACE YOUR AD ONLINE AT www.chronicleonline.com CONNECTING THE RIGHT BUYERS WITH YOUR MESSAGE BUSINESS HOURS: MONDAY-FRIDAY 8:00 A.M. 5:00 P.M. 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IT REALLY PAYS TO WORK FOR THE R O U T E S A V A I L A B L E R O U T E S A V A I L A B L E ROUTES AVAILABLE Beverly Hills, Citrus Springs, Crystal River, Dunnellon, Floral City, Inglis, Homosassa 00094KS WANTED Business minded entrepreneur type individuals. Good money for the right person. SINGLE COPY NEWSPAPER ROUTES AVAILABLE. There are immediate opportunities for single copy independent contractors to manage & grow routes in Citrus County. Be at least 18 years of age. Possess a valid drivers license. Possess proof of liability insurance. Have 2 dependable vehicles. Routes are 7 days a week, early morning hours. email: email@example.com or bring resume to 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River Career Opportunities #1 AffordableCNA Prep Course CPR-AED-Free Book Am & PM classes getyourcna.com 352-341-PREP (7737) ALLIED HEALTHCareer Training. Attend college 100% online. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. 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Qualifications High School diploma or equivalent Prior telemarketing experience a plus Send resume to: Citrus County Chronicle 1624 N Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, Fl 34429 Fax: (352) 563-5665 EOE, drug screening for final applicant FRONT DESK COORDINATORFull Time Front Desk positions in fast paced Salon environment. Must have strong customer service background, be energetic and fashion forward. Health Ins/401-K. Apply online www.shearexpress.com Announcements BANKRUPTCY DIVORCES CHILD SUPPORT 352-613-3674 Conceal Weapons Class. Go beyond the basics. Carry in 35 States. All inclusive $75... 352-613-1609 Child Care Personnel TEACHER FT or Pt, Exp. Req. CDA Preferred TADPOLES EARLY LEARNING Equal Opp. Employer (352) 560-4222 Personal/ Beauty HAIR STYLIST Wanted, fulltime, with following preferred. Call 352-201-9470 Domestic Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. 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GOOD CONDITION $100.00 352-726-0686 Garden/Lawn Supplies CRAFTSMAN GAS BLOWER 25cc,used three times, like new, 200mph,430cfm $75.00 Call Joe @352-270-8475 LAWN AERATOR Spiked Brand New Craftsman pull behind mower modified w/ wheels $75 352-489-3914 aft 11am New yard tools, pitchfork $20,hedge clipper $10,pole saw extension and loper $25 352-613-1799 Furniture Preowned Mattress Sets from Twin $30; Full $40.Qn $50; Kg $75. 352-628-0808 Q.BEDROOM SET Beautiful Vintage, complete Queen Sz Bedroom set solid oak $450 (352) 726-1526 QUEEN HEAD AND FOOT BOARD WITH RAILS Mostly black metal very pretty. Like new. $100.00 344-4811 SLEEP FOLDING GUEST BED TWIN excelente condition $30 407-495-7435 SLEEPER SOFA Small green floral on beige quality fabric, queen sleeper, like new. $200. 352-746-1486 Sofa & Loveseat, red, micro fiber, clean super condition $500. (352) 628-9660 SOFA Nice, white rattan frame, pink/beige floral, 80 $100 OBO 352-419-6307 or 908-328-7516 SOFA Sage green sofa with cream piping. Extremely comfortable, great condition. Asking $150 or best offer 352-678-0642 or 352-200-0763 SOFA Traditional style 3-cushion beige damask with muted rose and teal. Like new quality piece. $200.00 352-746-1486 Furniture BED CROWN DECOR ANTIQUES design in brown with antique gold accent $100 407-495-7435 BEDROOM SET Art Deco Waterfall 1930s full/double complete bed, vanity with round mirror, bench, 5-drawer chest, nightstand. Good condition. $450. 352-746-1486 BEDROOM SET Complete queen bed ensemble, triple dresser with mirror hutch, 5-drawer chest, 2 nightstands. Medium pine, very nice. $750. 352-746-1486 CHAIR & OTTOMAN CLOTH, GREY & BIEGE EXC COND $55 352.503.5319 COFFEE TABLE White rattan and glass, great condition $20.00 352-419-6307 or 908-328-7516 COMPUTER DESK New corner computer desk, med wood tone, 9 shelves 3 w/cubbys $80 obo 352-797-9906 CURIO CABINET Medium golden oak, lighted, glass front and inside shelf. Great shape. $75.00 352-746-1486 DEACONS BENCH Medium dark pine with custom green upholstered seat cushion. Excellent shape. $125.00 352-746-1486 Dining Room Chairs fabric, table brass base, no glass top. $50 OBO Call wk. days after 5. (352) 563-1486 Dining Room Set Dolphin Pedestal Table, glass top, 6 cushion chairs. All for $600! (352) 726-9587 DINING ROOM SET Ethan Allen dark pine table, 6 captain chairs, china cabinet, tall corner curio cabinet, dry sink, buffet server, custom pads, seat covers. $900.00 352-746-1486 Double bed, mattress, boxspring, with frame, $25. (352) 586-9498 ENTERTAINMENT CENTER Blonde Wood $500. China Closet Blonde $300.(352) 726-9587 KITCHEN DINETTE White rattan with 36 inch glass top, 4 chairs, $60.00 352-419-6307 or 908-328-7516 LAMPS (2) nautical theme for the water enthusiast. Large dark pine base with brass port and starboard lanterns, ornate and unique collectables. Must see. $200 pair. 352-746-1486 LR FURNITURE Sofa, 2 yrs. old. Oak coffee table w/ end tables. Both in exc. cond. $275 OBO 352-794-4185 MICROWAVE CART LIGHT COLOR WOOD W/LOWER CABINET $50.00 352-726-0686 NEW TOP NAME BRAND MATTRESS SETS, King $400/up Queen $25O/up Call Eric 352-321-1061 Oak table 8 chairs 2 leaves very nice 400 & antique bed and dressers 400(352) 464-1005 other misc stuff Office Furniture DESK CHAIR PreOwned Commercial Adjustable Fabric Covered $45 727-463-4411 ERGONOMIC DESK CHAIR Commercial PreOwned Fabric Covered Fully Adjustable $75 727-463-4411 FREESTANDING BOOKCASE PreOwned Commercial Cherrywood 31x14 4 Shelf $75 727-463-4411 LATERAL FILE CABINET 3 Drawer Commercial Metal PreOwned 40x36x19 $65 727-463-4411 METAL FRAME STACKABLE CHAIRS Gray Fabric PreOwned 2 for $25 727-463-4411 PREOWNED FILE CABINET Commercial Metal 4 Drawr Lateral 53x36x19 $85 727-463-4411 STACKABLE CHAIRS PreOwned Commercial Metal Frame with Arms Green Fabric 2 for $35 727-463-411 Tools CRAFTSMAN 10 Radial Arm Saw Like New $700. (352) 621-1207 CRAFTSMAN PRESSURE WASHER, 2500 PCI NEARLY NEW $100. OBO (352) 522-1859 TVs/Stereos TV, SONY 32-inch, great condition, $95 352-419-6307 or 908-328-7516 Computers/ Video COMPUTER Repair Service Sugarmill Woods Affordable Rates. Quality Service 382-5388 DIESTLER COMPUTER New & Used systems repairs. Visa/ MCard 352-637-5469 Farm Equipment DIESEL TRACTORFord ,made in 60s w/ bush hog AS IS $650. (352) 637-5755 Outdoor Furniture 7 PIECE PATIO DINING SET Beautiful Table and Six Chair Patio Dining Set. Never Used. Great Deal! 419-4973 Furniture 2 Matching Leather Sofas, lite gray 80 $250 ea. Stressless Dark blue leather (recliner) $250(352) 527-0082. 3 Piece Beige Living Room Seat Couch, Loveseat, Recliner $300 352-527-4108 ANTIQUE SEWING MACHINE In solid golden oak cabinet with iron treddle base. Furniture grade oak for elegant display piece. $200.00 352-746-1486 Appliances 2 CEILING FANS, white 48 inch 5 blade reversible larger light $50.00 for both 7278687368 DISHWASHER Whirlpool heavy duty $100. Washer/Dryer $750 (352) 613-0788 FREEZER chest $100. & Small Appliances (352) 613-0788 FRIGIDAIRE freezer,upright.100.firm 352-621-0142 GE COUNTERTOP OVEN toasts, bakes, broils,rotissare, like new $35.00 3526131799 GE REFRIGERATORGreat Shape $150 .(352) 302-8709 HEAT PUMP & A/C SYSTEMS Starting $880 $1500 Tax Incentive & Rebates on Select Equipment Installation w/permit 352-746-4394 Lic.&Ins. CAC 057914 NEW PORTABLE GAS STOVE WITH carrying CASE gas included $25 352-613-1799 REFRIDGERATOR G.E., White. Great condition. Fridge/freezer $200 352-364-3009 leave message REFRIGERATOR French doors, brand new, ice/water in door black pd $1800 sell $1400. Wall Oven $150. (352) 613-0788 SMITTYS APPLIANCE REPAIR washers dryers,FREE pick up 352-564-8179 STAINLESS STEEL REFRIGERATOR, Side by Side w/In-Door Water/Ice, 26 cu ft, Good Cond $450.00 352-382-0827 WASHER OR DRYER $135.00 Ea. Reliable, like new, excellent condition. Can deliver 352 263-7398 Office Furniture 2 DRAWER FILE CABINET M etal Commercial Lateral Graphite Color 30x28x18 $45 727-463-4411 5 DRAWER LATERAL FILE CABINET Commercial Metal PreOwned $100 727-463-4411 CHERRYWOOD BOOKCASE Commercial PreOwned Lovely Free Standing 40x36x15 $100 727-463-4411 CHERRYWOOD BOOKCASE Preowned Commercial Executive 37x14x53 4 Shelf $85 727-463-4411 CHERRYWOOD FILE CABINET PreOwned 2 Drawer Lateral 36x20x29 Letter or Legal $75 727-463-4411 COMMERCIAL DESK CHAIR PreOwned Fabric Covered Adjustable $55 727-463-4411 DELUXE LATERAL FILE CABINET 2 Drawer Cherrywood 34x21x31 Brass Hardware $95 727-463-4411 Collectibles M&M COLLECTION 7 cases of M&Ms collectables $1 to $15. 352-746-6931 Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 Spas/Hottubs HOT TUB/SPA 5 person, 79 x 82 350 gals. redwood cab 16 jets. New $2700, Sacrifice for $1300 352-795-3933 SPA 3 Person Spa. 110VAC $1000.00 Email photos available. Tel. 352-382-1039 Over 3,000 Homes and Properties listed at www.naturecoast homefront.com Schools/ Instruction MEDICAL CLASSES X-RAY MED TECH CPR & HIV 352-235-9222, 586-2715 NEED A NEWCAREER? 2 Week Courses! PHYSICAL REHAB TECH $450. NURSING ASST. $450. PHLEBOTOMY $450. EKG $450. MEDICAL ASSISTANT ALF ADMINISTRATOR $300 taylorcollege.edu (352) 245-4119 Miscellaneous Financial $$$ ACCESS LAWSUIT CASH NOW!! $$$As seen on TV. Injury Lawsuit Dragging? Need $500-$500,000++ within 48/hours? Low rates APPLY NOW BY PHONE! Call Today! Toll-Free: (800)568-8321 www.lawcapital.com Antiques WICKER BASKET 1930s $50.00 Large and in very nice condition. 352-212-8555 Career Opportunities MEDICAL CLASSES X-RAY MED TECH CPR & HIV 352-235-9222, 586-2715 Schools/ Instruction #1 AffordableCNA Prep Course CPR-AED-Free Book Am & PM classes getyourcna.com 352-341-PREP (7737) BENES International School of Beauty Barber & MassageTherapy NOW ENROLLING SPRING HILL COSMETOLOGY Days -Oct. 31st Days & Night Dec. 12th MASSAGE THERAPY Days & Nights Sept 26th FACIAL TECH Days 1st Wed. of ea. mo. NAIL TECH Days 1st Mon. of ea. mo. BARBER CLASSES October 17th1(866) 724-23631486 Pinehurst Dr Spring Hill Fl. 34606
M ONDAY S EPTEMBER 19, 2011 B11 CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE CLASSIFIEDS 0 0 0 8 X G Z For more information on how to reach Citrus County readers call 352-563-5592. Real Estate For Rent CHASSAHOWITZKA Furn. Waterfront $600. 2/2 Waterfront $500. 3/2 House, $600.Sugarmill Woods3/2/2 Furn. $900. Agent (352) 382-1000 CRYSTAL RIVER$100 a wk incLs everything. 352-634-0708 Apartments Furnished CRYSTAL RIVER1/1 Great neighbrhood 7 mos min. No Pets352-422-0374 CRYSTAL RIVERFurnished 1 bed/1 bath w/ pool. Very clean, nice area $800/month. New couch, flat scrn, ent cntr, bed, & more. Off 19 N of airport. Call 813-240-0408. Get Results in the homefront classifieds! Mobile Homes In Park 2003 MOBILE HOME 2/2 furnished on Lake Rousseau. Low Lot Rent, used seasonally $27,700.SELLER will pay 1st month lot rent (352) 817-1987 Lecanto 2/2, carport Illness forces sale, X tra rm 8x16,fully furn $3500 ob 352-628-1126 WESTWIND VILLAGE55+ Park. Updated 2/2 DWs for sale. Reasonable (352) 628-2090 Real Estate For Rent 835 NE Hwy 19 Crystal River, Fl (352) 795-0021 View our website C21NatureCoast.com Mobile Homes and Land HOMOSASSA 2/1, Furnished, Country Setting. 1 acre fenced, Shed, Addition, Huge deck. $27,000 (352) 628-5244 HOMOSASSA 2/2 SW on fenc ac Remodeled hardwd & tile flrs. Open plan, $39,900. No Financing (352) 527-3204 LECANTO 2 BR, SW on 1/2 acre MUST SELL!! $22,500. 352-586-2976 Sugarmill Woods Area3/2, approx. 1500 sq. ft. on over 1 acre. Quite,, nice home on paved road only $2,200 down (3.5%) $385.47/mo P & I, or $59,900, W.A.C. Must see to steal this deal! Call to view352-621-9181 Two Mobile Homes For Sale Commercial & 2/2 Residential on 2 Lots Corner of hwy 44, $65,000 obo As Is 352-419-6625 Mobile Homes For Sale Palm Beach Homes Has 3 Modular Homes Available at HUGE Savings Over 40K Call Today! 800-622-2832 USED HOMES /REPOS Doublewides from $8,500 Singlewides from $3,500 Bank authorized liquidator. New inventory daily CALL (352) 621-9183 Waterfront Mobile For Sale Modular in Floral City, 2/2 carport 2 lots, 80 X 120. Canal goes to lake & river. Furn, large scrnd room, No Owner Financing $60,000 6545 S. Dolphin Dr. (352) 341-7798 Mobile Homes and Land $5,000 DOWN 3/1, Mobile Home 1/2 Acre Lot 352-302-7406 Mobile Homes For Rent HOMOSASSA 2/1$550mo Near New super Wal-Mart, Great for & Up 352-464-3159 Mobile Homes For Sale FOR SALE $19,0003/2 Like new. new paint, new carpet, new tile flooring. A/C under warranty. Must See! Call to View 352-621-9181 INVERNESS 2 BR, 1-1/2BA in 55+ Park, $2,000. Water/ Sewer + Garbage incl. Sm. pet. We accept Section 8 352-476-4964 Lecanto 1991, 2/1 Room Addition & Carport $2,500obo Can be moved or stay in park (352) 586-9615 NEED A NEW HOME? Bad credit OK.! I finance anybody. Use your land or anything of value. Trade in cars, boats, jewelry, guns, etc. 352-621-3807 Mobile Homes For Rent Crystal River 2/1 $495. mo. incld water, sewer, trash, 584-3348 CRYSTAL RIVER2/1, Clean private $500 $500dep (352)795-0898 FLORAL CITY 2/1, $450 no pets. (352) 201-0714 FLORAL CITY Small 2/1 on 2 Acres Withlapopka Is. $500. mo. 352-560-7837 INVERNESS 55+ waterfront park, 1BR, $325/up; 2BR, 1-BA, $450 includes lot rent; 1BR, 1BA Park model, $450. We accept Section 8 Call 352-476-4964 Your Worldof garage sales Classifieds ww.chronicleonline.com Horses Miniature Pony, Black stud. $600. 352-302-6839 leave message Livestock Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 Utility Trailers EZ PULL TRAILERS, LLC. Hwy 44 Crystal River, Sales, Repairs, tires, parts Utlity w/ramp gate. 5x8 $720 5x10 $775 6x10 $995 w/spare 6x12 $1050 w/spare 6x16 $1360 w/Spare New Enclosed Cargo 6x12 w/ ramp $1,995 352-564-1299 GULF TO LAKE TRAILER SALES Largest Selection & Lowest Prices. Offering New & Used Cargo & utility trailers Triple Crown Utility TRL 6 x 12 w/new spare $995. 6 x 16 w/new spare $1350. Trailer Tires starting at $69.95 352-527-0555 Hwy 44, Lecanto Baby Items Baby carriage w/ detachable car seat $50. High Chair $25. Excellent Condition (352) 527-7055 BOOSTER SEAT COSCO FOR CHILDREN 30-100LBS. $25 352-613-0529 Folding Traveling Play Pen/Sleeper $20. Baby Bouncing Chair $10 (352) 527-7055 HORSE TIRE SWING,IN GOOD CONDITION. $40.00 (352) 201-9018 TODDLER BED WITH MATTRESS White used at grandparents great condition. $60.00 352-344-4811 Sell or Swap Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 Wanted to Buy HOWARDS FLEA MKT. G-WING, I Buy GOLD, SILVER, COINS, Pay $28 Gram, G-Wing 7 Days -Phone Joe for Prices 697-1457 WANTED HOUSE or MOBILE Any Area Condition or Situation. Call (352) 726-9369 WANTED JUNK MOTORCYCLE Will Pay up to $200 for Unwanted Motorcycle 352-942-3492 Pets 4 MALTESE Very sweet, CKC, FL Health Certs. Rasied in LR, hands on. Boys & Girls From $400 to $500. 352-212-4504, 352-212-1258 AKC Black Standard Poodle Pups 9 weeks H/c Shots Male & Female $850. (352) 628-3842 352-613-3164 Beautiful Shih Tzus Male, Different colors 8 wks, paper trained, $350 each Call after 4pm, 419-4627, leave message ENGLISH BULLDOG PUPPIES Simply Adorable Bulldog puppies. Happy, Healthy, 8 wks, 1 male, 1 female available, AKC, Champion Lines, Health certifications, Pictures on request $1,800.00 Phone 386-938-2291 or Sunchasermeandb@ windstream.net Fancy Guppies, Two 10 gal. aquariums w/ filter and pumps. $35. 352-746-7044 Ferretvery lovable, complete w/condo. male fixed & descented $100. 352-464-3736 Koi and Gold FishFOR SALE, Great Prices ALL SIZES. Call Jean (352) 634-1783 Miniature Red Poodle Pups, CKC, 8 weeks H/C $785. see pics @ www.janicerossphotogra phy.com ..or call J. Ross 352-419-5695 MINIATURE YORKSHIRE TERRIERS AKC Miniature Yorkshire Terriers,Health certificates,Registration papers Docked,Home raised+parents on premises,Ready for loving homes on 9-21-11 352-464-1940 or 413-303-0432 Shih-Tzu Pups, 2 females 4 males starts @ $375 Appts avail 7 days a wk Beverly Hills, FL (352)270-8827 www.aceofpups.net Standard Poodle Pups apricot & silver 8 wks old, shots, H. C., Ready to Go $350. ea 352-746-4269, 352-220-7349 WESTIES PUPS 2 white males, 11wks old, H/Cs, shots, pure bred, white, parents on site. Ready Now $250 Call After 5pm 352-746-7802 YORKIE PUPPIES 4males,1 female,ready for homes on (9-21-11). Shots, health cert., up to date. $400 male $500 female (352)304-3093 General ~~~~215/55 R18~~~~ Nice tread!! Only asking $60 for the pair! (352)551-1810 2 CUSTOM VAULTS/CRYPTS at The Fountains Memorial Park in Homosassa, $1100 OBO. Summer, 941-661-1102 36 ROUND CAFETERIA TABLE Like New Rugged Formica Top Sturdy Steel Base Misc Colors $65 727-463-4411 BICYCLE BOYS 20 Huffy Rocket $25.00 352-628-4210 BICYCLE GIRLS 16 INCH GOOD CONDITION $25 352-613-0529 BIRD CAGE Large, on wheeled stand heavy duty coasters 36 h x 21 wx32L overall 62 high 2 front drs 2 feeder 4 perches, exc cond $100 (352) 341-1576 BLACK VINYL TRUCK BED COVER Fits an 8 2003-2008 Dodge 1500 New in Box $349+Asking $100 727-463-4411 BOOSTER SEAT COSCO FOR CHILDREN 30-100LBS. $25 352-613-0529 CHROME DOOR HANDLE COVERS Fits 2009-2011 For F-150 New Set of 4 Asking $20 727-463-4411 CLOTHING MENS JEANS, PANTS & SHORTS $30 352-613-0529 GRACO Pack N Play with top bag net. $40 OBO 352.795.6481 ITEMS FOR SALE Alum. Wheelchair ramp, $800obo. Lg. air compressor w/ accessories Like new $650obo 352-503-2174 KIRBY VACUUM RUG SHAMPOO Heavy Duty all attachments like new $200. (352) 382-1885 LIGHTHOUSE OIL PAINTING wood frame $25.00 727-868-7368 POSTHOLE DIGGER FIBERGLASS HANDLES $25 352.503.5319 POWER WHEELS BATTERY OPERATED JEEP & MOTORCYCLE NEEDS BATTERY $75 352-613-0529 SMOKERS OUTDOOR STATION (2) New Self Extngushing Sandless Urn 40x16 $30 each 727-463-4411 SPOTTING SCOPE 22 X 60mm WITH HEAVY METAL TRIPOD $40 352.503.5319 Medical Equipment 3 Wheel Electric Scooter hardly used, comes apart for easy transport, been sitting brand new batteries, $585 (352) 464-0316 PRIDE ELECTRIC WHEELCHAIR. Top of the line.Great condition. many extras included.Call Tom for details $900.($4000 new) call 352-419-5711 Coins HOWARDS FLEA MKT. G-WING, I Buy GOLD, SILVER, COINS, Pay $28 Gram, G-Wing 7 Days -Phone Joe for Prices 697-1457 WE BUYUS COINS & CURRENCY(352) 628-0477 Musical Instruments 5 STRING BANJO W/ RESONATOR, GEARED FIFTH, 30 BRACKETS ALMOST NEW $100 352-601-6625 LESS THAN 1/2 PRICE NEW MITCHELL ACOUSTIC GUITAR W/PICKUP $90 352-601-6625 SD50 PRO MODEL ACOUSTIC GUITAR, GROVERS, SITKA SPRUCE, PERFECT! $95 352-601-6625 Household WOOD FOLDING TABLE 1940s Vintage Wallpaper Pasting Table or Multi-Purpose $50 obo 727-463-4411 Fitness Equipment Band Flex Gym paid $300 sell $150 like new. call between 7pm -9pm (352) 746-6302 LADYS BIKE Ladys 10 speed bike in good condition. $50 or B/O 352-522-1859 Sporting Goods AMT 380 Backup SS, new in box, papers, never fired, $400 obo 727-226-4025 BICYCLE Womens 28 Diamondback. 24 spd. Great Condition. $150 352-503-7637 COLTS 2 Colt Pythons with boxes. Nickel. 1, 4 and 1, 6. 98% or better 1,800 ea. 1 SAA 2nd gen. with box. .357. 51/2 never fired. Mint. 2,200. Call 727-641-5271 Conceal Weapons Class. Go beyond the basics. Carry in 35 States. All inclusive $75... 352-613-1609 Concealed Weapons Permit Course DANS GUN ROOM (352) 726-5238 Kel-Tec PF9 New, $295. Hi-Point 9mm Carbine New $270 (352) 447-5595 S & W SD 9mm or 40 S & W New $385. Browning Shotgun, 12 gauge double auto, used $350. (352) 447-5595 WE BUY GUNSOn Site Gun Smithing (352) 726-5238
B12 M ONDAY S EPTEMBER 19, 2011 C LASSIFIEDS C ITRUS C OUNTY ( FL ) C HRONICLE 476-0919 MCRN 10-60976 Vs. Kothe, Gregory A. 09-2010-CA-0025697 Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 09-2010-CA-002569 DIVISION GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. GREGORY A. KOTHE A/K/A GREGORY ALLEN KOTHE, et al Defendant(s) NOTICE OF ACTION TO: MEG KOTHE A/K/A MEGG ELIZABETH KOTHE F/K/A MEGG MURRAY Last Known Address: 6515 Bayshore Blvd., Apt. 21, Tampa, FL 33611-5508 Current Address: Unknown ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS Last Known Address: Unknown Current Address: Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIEDthat an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Citrus County, Florida: LOT 11, PRITCHARD ISLAND FIRST ADDITION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 17, PAGE 22 THROUGH 23 INCLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 971 PRITCHARD ISLAND RD, INVERNESS, FL 34450-7701 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Albertelli Law, Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623, and file the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney, or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in the Citrus County Chronicle WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on this 2 day of September, 2011. BETTY STRIFLER, Clerk of the Circuit Court (SEAL) By: /s/ Vivian Cancel, Deputy Clerk **See the Americans with Disabilities Act If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the ADA Coordinator, John Sullivan, (352) 341-6700 within two (2) working days of receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 1-800-955-8771. To file response please contact Citrus County Clerk of Court, 110 N. Apopka Ave., Inverness, FL 34450, Tel: (352) 341-6400; Fax: (352) 341-6413. September 12 & 19, 2011. 10-60976 477-0919 MCRN vs. Hallenbeck, Peggy 2011-CA-003113 Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 2011-CA-003113 SUNCOAST SCHOOLS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, v. PEGGY HALLENBECK A/K/A PEGGY J. HALLENBECK; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF PEGGY HALLENBECK, A/K/A PEGGY J. HALLENBECK, ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; TENANT #1; TENANT #2, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: PEGGY HALLENBECK A/K/A PEGGY J. HALLENBECK and UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF PEGGY HALLENBECK A/K/A PEGGY J. HALLENBECK, and all unknown parties claiming by, through, under or against the above named Defendants, who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said unknown parties claim as heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, spouses, or other claimants. Current Residence Unknown, but whose last known address was: 5086 North Peppermint Drive, Beverly Hills, FL 34465 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in CITRUS County, Florida, to-wit; LOT 5, IN BLOCK 17, OF PINE RIDGE, UNIT THREE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGES 51 TO 67, INCLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Robert M. Coplen, Esquire, Robert M. Coplen, P.A., 10225 Ulmerton Road, Suite 5A, Largo, FL 33771, on or before October 12, 2011 or within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this Notice of Action, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court at 110 N. Apopka Ave., Inverness FL 34450, either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint petition. WITNESS my hand and seal of the Court on this 2 day of September, 2011. BETTY STRIFLER, Clerk of the Court (SEAL) By: /s/ Vivian Cancel, Deputy Clerk September 12 & 19, 2011. Forclosure Sale/ Action Notices Forclosure Sale/ Action Notices Forclosure Sale/ Action Notices 471-1003 MCRN PUBLIC NOTICE Florida Department of Transportation District Seven PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE The Florida Department of Transportation, District Seven, invites you to participate in the Five-Year Tentative Work Program Public Hearing for Fiscal Years July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2017. The Tentative Work Program covers the next five years of preliminary engineering, right-of-way acquisition, construction, and public transportation projects for Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas Counties and includes Floridas Turnpike Enterprise projects in these counties. These hearings are being conducted pursuant to Chapter 120 and 339.135(4)(d), Florida Statutes. The hearing will be held: Thursday, October 13, 2011, 1:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m The hearing is being conducted as a webinar, (Go To Meeting) which is a live presentation over the internet. Registration is required prior to joining the webinar. Please visit the website below to register: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/257948915 If you do not have access to a computer or the internet, site access locations are provided at any of the following locations: Florida Dept. of Transportation, 11201 N. McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612 Citrus County: Inverness Govt Building, 212 W. Main Street, Inverness, FL 34450 Hernando County: MPO Offices, 20 N. Main St, Brooksville, FL 34601 Hillsborough County: MPO Offices, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 18th Floor, Tampa, FL 33601 Pasco County: West Pasco Govt Center, 8731 Citizens Dr, Board Room, New Port Richey, FL 34654 Pinellas County: MPO Offices, 600 Cleveland Street, 7th Floor, Clearwater, FL 33755 The department will receive verbal and written comments from organizations and the general public at each location. Written comments not received at the public hearing must be postmarked by October 24, 2011 to become part of the official public hearing record. Written comments may be mailed to: Donald J. Skelton, P.E., District Secretary, Florida Department of Transportation, 11201 N. McKinley Drive, MS 7-100, Tampa, Florida 33612-6456 Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Ms. Lori Snively, Public Involvement Coordinator, at (813) 975-6405 or (800) 226-7220 at least seven days prior to the hearing. September 19 & October 3, 2011. 481-0926 MCRN PUBLIC NOTICE SECTION 106 PUBLIC NOTICE PT Access Networks is proposing to construct a telecommunications tower located at 6870 N. Lecanto Hwy. in Beverly Hills, Citrus County, FL at Latitude N28-57-56.8, Longitude W82-25-37.8. The tower is proposed to be a monopole design and 148 tall. PT Access Networks seeks comments from all interested persons on the impact of the tower on any districts, sites, buildings, structures, or objects significant in American history, architecture, archaeology, engineering, or culture, that are listed or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places. Specific information about the project, including the historic preservation reviews that PT Access Networks is conducting pursuant to the rules of the Federal Communications Commission (47 C.F.R. Sections 1.1307(4)) and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (36 C.F.R. Part 800) will be made available to interested persons who request the information from the contact below. All questions, comments, and correspondence should be directed to Virginia Janssen, Principal Archaeologist, Dynamic Environmental Associates, Inc., 3850 Lake Street, Suite C, Macon, GA 31204, Sec106@DynamicEnvironmental.com by 10/19/2011. Re: 21109001 September 19 and 26, 2011. Misc. Notices Misc. Notices Misc. Notices Surplus Property 933-0930 DAILY CRN Surplus Prop. PUBLIC NOTICE The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners will be selling surplus property and equipment via the internet at govdeals.com from Sept. 14 until Sept. 30, 2011. Sept. 14 to Sept. 30, 2011 487-0919 MCRN PUBLIC NOTICE Fictitious Name Notice under Fictitious Name Law. pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of: ALL ABOUT SENIORS located at 3070 W. Cardinal St., Lecanto, FL 34461, in the County of Citrus, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, FL. Dated at Lecanto, FL, this 8 day of Sept. 2011. /s/ Margaret Copeland Owner Sept. 19, 2011. Fictitious Name Notices Motorcycles Harley Davidson 1200cc Custom, like new, 1,225 miles, black/chrome. $5,995 352-220-4545, 503-7752 HARLEY DAVIDSON, Ultra Classic Has everything, excel. cond. only 8,400 mi. selling because health $17,500.(352) 795-7335 HONDA SHADOW excellent condition $3000 (352) 216-3184 HONDA VALKYRIE 2000 mint cond $6950 obo (352) 697-2760 KAWASAKI2006 Vulcan Nomad 1600, Excellent condition, well serviced. Full factory warranty til Jan 2012. 14k miles. Bike jack. Cycleshell. Newer tires and battery. Accessories. $6995. 352-601-7460 WANTED JUNK MOTORCYCLES Will Pay up to $200 for Unwanted Motorcycle 352-942-3492 YAMAHA 061100 V Star Classic, silver/tan, saddle bags, sissy bar 6700 miles, $6200 obo John or Sue (352) 527-8937 Sport/Utility Vehicles 2003 ToyotaRav 4 76k orig. mi. 1-owner Shwrm new! Better hurry $10988 866-838-4376 Vans CHEVROLET 98Venture Extented, seats 7, 108K mi. one owner,$2,930. obo (352) 746-3032 Chevy Astro1988, 5 spd, runs good V6, $800.obo ( 352) 812-1026 HONDA Odyssey 08, EX-L, blue ext. grey leather, 6 cd moon roof, 82K, $15,900 .352-344-4505 352-746-5475 OLDSMOBILE Silhouette, silver, leather, 3rd row seating, dual a/c 124K mi runs new $4500 (352) 795-1210 days 352-434-6315 pm TOYOTA 98Sienna XLE ,V6, 112k mis. new tires & battery, looks great, runs great $4,500 (352) 465-7755 Cars 2009 Lexus ES350 Leather sunroof Loaded! 29k miles! $28988 866-838-4376 Cadillac SRX fully loaded 62K mi 3 row seating, GM bump to bump warrty $15,888 (352) 860-0421 AFFORDABLE AUTOS & VANS EZ LOANS $495. DOWN $49 PER WEEK BUY HERE PAY HERE.. Lots of clean-safedependable rides. CALL TONY TODAY (352) 5 6 3 -1 9 0 2WE BUYS CARS DEAD OR ALIVE 1675 Suncoast Hwy. Homosassa Fl. BMW 550i 2007, Classic, one owner, 68,500K miles, exc. condition, $27,000. (352) 422-0199 BUICK Century, 59K mi. new tires, Mint Cond. Garage kept, Sr. Own $6,200 obo, 634-3806 BUICK 1993 Skylark runs great, good work car$1200. 352 2129937 CHEVY 98 MALIBU, beige, 4 dr. 130K mis. well maintained $1500 (352) 382-4615 CHRYSLER, 300, 31K miles, vanilla over black, 2.7, excel cond. $13,750. obo (352) 795-8792 FORD Taurus SE, Wagon, 69K miles, loaded, excel. cond. $5,900 OBO (352) 344-9153 FORD Mustang, GT, conv, V6 auto, 49K org. mi., AM, FM, AC $1500 obo (352) 637-4011 FORD Taurus 04 SES, 4 door, 60K mi. like new $6500 (352) 795-1210 days 352-434-6315 pm LIMO 1966 Fleetwood Cadillac Black 70K miles $7000. (352) 542-8289 MERCEDEZ 2003, C240 Like new, sliver, gray leather int. 43K mi. 4-Matic, 6 cyl. org. owner, $14,500. 352-270-8734 865-300-1884 MUSTANG 03Ford G.T. 55 K miles, show car, lots of goodies & chrome $14,500 (352) 795-3729 SALE!! MAKE OFFER CONSIGNMENTS USAWE DO IT ALL!BUY-SELL-RENTCAR-TRUCK-BOAT-RV 39 YRS IN BIZ US19 BY AIRPORT Low Payments 352-461-4518 consignmentusa.org TOYOTA 05Camry XLE, 60K miles excellent condition new tires $13,000 (352) 302-6313 TOYOTA1987 Corolla White, 4 door, runs great, $2,000 352-464-0153 TOYOTA1987 Corolla White, 4dr, 159,000 miles, runs great! $2000.00 352-564-0002 Classic Vehicles Chevy 1955 Bell Air 4 dr. sedan all orginial and 106k mi $15,000 (352) 621-1207 CHEVY Impala SS, CorvetteLT-1 Eng. Rare collector vehicle Low. mi. 105K Superb cond. $8,000,(352) 249-7678 CHEVY NOVA1964 Fully restored Corvette LT 4 eng Mustang II suspension Ford 9 posi. trac 4 link sys. & full frame$15,000 Days 352-564-0001 Eve 352-794-6504 Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 Trucks 03 GMC SIERRA 1500 SLE, 5.3L, A/C, ext. cab,190K mi, 4WD/tow pkg, w/acc/trans wrnty $6,500 (352) 425-0709 TOYOTATacoma, hardcover. 4 cyc, 5 spd., auto, 50k mi., reg cab, gas sipper $14,900 obo, 464-3396 FORD 02Ranger XLT, All Power amfm/cd radio, a/c bedliner & cab $6500 (352) 465-5777 FORD BRONCO FORD BRONCO 1989, 2 Door black in good condition $1,100 best offer.407-495-7435 SALE!! MAKE OFFER CONSIGNMENTS USAWE DO IT ALL!BUY-SELL-RENTCAR-TRUCK-BOAT-RV 39 YRS IN BIZ US19 BY AIRPORT Low Payments 352-461-4518 consignmentusa.org Sport/Utility Vehicles 2002 Jeep Wrangler Sport 57k Only!! A Rare find! Better Hurry wont Last! $12988 866-838-4376 2003 FordEscape XLT V6, 75k miles! Nicely equipped! $8988 866-838-4376 Boats PROLINE 21 Cuddy, full transom, w/brack, 150 HP Yam., Bimini, VHF, porta pot, dep. finder, trailer $6,500. (352) 382-3298 WE HAVE BOATSGULF TO LAKE MARINE We Pay CASH For Used Clean Boats Pontoon, Deck & Fishing Boats (352)527-0555 boatsupercenter.com Recreation Vehicles 09 Itaska Impu lse Class C, low miles, like new, completely furnished $57K (352) 726-4732 505-550-0547 DAMON INTRUDER Class A w/ 04 Jeep 4x4 tow. 36ft Ford 460 ONan 5k. Good cond. Non-smoker RV/Jeep $22K 352-533-8687 FLEETWOOD 9934 Class A 1 slide, V10 20,378 miles, dbl door fridge, Onan 5500 gen $35K 352 746-1646 FOREST RIVER ,30ft, Sunseeker, Class C E450 Ford, Gas V10, 24K mi. 2 slide out, 4KW Generator, lots of storage throughout, entertainment center, very good cond. $38K obo (352) 560-4292 I Buy RVS Steve Henry, RV World of Hudson Inc.Since 1974. (888) 674-8376 (727) 514-8875 JAYCO 0531 w/super slide, Class C,22K mi. Like new $35K 352-586-1925 WINNEBAGO View, Like New 25 ft., Mercedes deisel engine, full bath, generator, 34k mi., REDUCED $42,900(352) 746-4969 Campers/ Travel Trailers COACHMAN LITE Travel Trailer. 1993 18 everything works. $3,000 (352) 726-0600 I BUY RVS, Travel Trailers, 5th Wheels, Motor Homes call me 352-201-6945 JAYCO2005 Jay Feather 25Z Excellent condition. A/C, heat, refrigerator/freezer, 3 burner stove, oven, queen bed, sleeps 6, new tires Sept 2010. $10,250 352-447-5434 ROCKWOOD Ultra-lite 27 2005, exc cond. upgrades dinette pwr slide w/topper, Q bed, 2nd dr. 20 awning $12k obo (352) 527-9535 TOY HAULER 27 2005 Work & Play $13,500. (352) 634-3990 Auto Parts/ Accessories Ford truck topper, fits 8ft bed, Cat top brand, $185. (352) 586-9498 Vehicles Wanted $$ TOP DOLLAR $$ For Wrecked, Junk or Unwanted Cars/Trucks. $$ (352) 201-1052 $$ BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID -$200 & UP (352) 771-6191 CASH BUYERS Buying Used Cars Trucks & Vans, For used car lot LARRYS AUTO SALES, Hwy 19... 352 564-8333 CASH FOR CARS! Any Make, Model, or Year. We Pay MORE! Running or Not. Sell Your Car or Truck TODAY. Free Towing!Instant Offer: (888) 420-3807 KEEP your used auto parts in Citrus Co. Dales Auto Parts. & Salvage Pays top $$$ for your autos. 352-628-4144 SALE!! MAKE OFFER CONSIGNMENTS USA WE DO IT ALL!BUY-SELL-RENTCAR-TRUCK-BOAT-RV 39 YRS IN BIZ US19 BY AIRPORT Low Payments 352-461-4518 consignmentusa.org We Buy Any Vehicle Perfect Condition or not so perfect, Titled, no title, no problem. I will pay up to $15,000 for Vehicles. Any make, Any model. Call A.J. (813) 335-3794 Cars 1996 HONDA Civic H.B. 102K mi. Nice car -new tires $3500 382-4912 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 70k original miles Power equipped $6988 866-838-4376 2004 FordThunderbird Convt W/Hard top! 23k orig. miles! Chrome wheels Loaded! $20988 Better Hurry! 866-838-4376 2004 ToyotaCorolla S 68k orig. mi. Nicely Equipped, wont last! $9988 866-838-4376 2005 Nissan Altima 2.5S 65k Dont hesitate! $10988 866-838-4376 2005 ToyotaAvalon XLS Leather sunroof Heated Seats Navigation Fully Loaded! $14988 866-838-4376 2007 Honda Civic 4dr LX 77k miles Up to 40 MPG! $11988 866-838-4376 Citrus County Homes 3/2/2 pool oversiz e lanai recently reburnished. For Sale or Rent $800/mo. (908) 322-6529 NEW HOMES Starting at $71,500. on your property!!!! Atkinson Construction 352-637-4138 Lic.# CBCO59685 Waterfront Homes HELP! Too Many Leads & Not Enough Realtors Call Lisa for details 352-634-0129 Plantation Realtyplantationrealtylisings .com Lisa VanDeboe Broker (R) Owner Homosassa Awesome location! Quick access to gulf, deep canal minutes to springs, 2/2 hted pool/ spa $164,500 (863) 698-0020 Citrus County Land 5 Acres Wooded W. of Lecanto off Hwy 44 across from pasture Nice neigborhood, paved road $50K (561) 306-6225 9506 N DUSK POINT CRYSTAL RIVER 1.25 Acres Improved Property Adjacent to Pasture Land No Impact Fee, Electric, Well and Septic Home or Mobile Priced to Sale at $27,900. email: firstname.lastname@example.org phone: 352-551-1197 INVERNESS VILLAGE Corner Lots # 39/106 & #40/112 S. Crestview Ave. both .324/acre $30,000 each. (919) 329-7033 Lots For Sale SUGARMILL WOODS. BUILDING LOT ON OAK VILLAGE $15K firm 43 Vinca St (352) 726-9587 Waterfront Land CRYSTAL RIVER Big price reduction! W/F lot, 80 x 140. Off Kings Bay, no bridges. $95,000 352-634-1861 Ask for Evelyn CENTURY 21 NATURE COAST Boats 21 ft. Pontoon fish n barge, 60H Johnson trailer incld, REDUCED TO $5,200 352-613-8453 20 PONTOON 60 HP, 4 stoke, Yamaha, low hours, 4 years young, loaded, kept in dry storage, $13,500 (352) 382-8966 BAYLINER TROPHY 1802, 18 Ft, walkaround, 90HP Merc OB, w/cuddy, trailer-live well-Duel Batt. + extras. Value $6,000 or best offer. Dan @ 352-344-2412 KAYAK 120Pongo Wilderness, ultra light, Great Buy $550 (352) 256-8699 KAYAK, HURRICANE SANTEE 116 SPORT 36LBS. EXCEL CON. $675 352.503.5319 Pontoon 24 50hp Nissan, 3 hp kicker, 2 bimini tops batteries & tanks galv. trailer. prt potty anchor, jackets tackle & rods A Real Deal! $5500. 352-212-6182 PONTOON BOATHarris 24ft w/ 40H Mercury $3,500 obo No trailer 352-344-2514. SUNDANCE BOATS INC 2004 B20CC 20 foot long 8 foot Beam; 115 hp Johnson Outboard. Poling Platform; built in tackle box; live well; swim ladder; Bimini Top; VHF radio, stainless steel grab rails. Clean, well maintained boat. $ 8,989. Magic Manatee Marina 352-628-7334 TROPHY 1997 19FT 2002 SUZ 4STR 140HP, T-TOP, WINDLASS,DUAL BATT, SS PROP,LIVE WELL, 2 FISH BOX, SWIM STEP,RADIO,TRAILER, BIG BOAT FEATURES, SMALL BOAT PRICE, $9K (352) 382-5041 WE NEED BOATSSOLD AT NO FEEWORLD WIDE INTERNET EXPOSURE 352-795-1119Mercury Auth Parts and Service US 19 Crystal River (just north of the Mall) Black Diamond OWNER FINANCING Fabulous like new 3/2/2.5 SS appls custom flooring,Hot Tub w/screen lanai Price to sell. $185K. (352) 527-3501 Beverly Hills Homes Investors & Landlords, BEVERLY HILLS 2/1 Super Clean, furnished new fridge, stove microwave, new roof at closing, Cash or Hard Money only $34,500 (352) 503-3245 Citrus Hills Homes ANNAPOLIS AVE IN CITRUS HILLS A PERFECT HOME AT A PERFECT PRICE.2-2-2 ON 1 ACRE LOT IN CITRUS HILLS.POOL,FP & HEATED/AC SCREENED LANAI. APPROX 2000 SF LIVING SPACE. PRICED TO SELL $139,000. 304-673-0110 FOR INFO Hernando Homes ARBOR LAKES 55+Comm. 3/2/2 + Lg enclose a/c porch, most pvt.location, many extras $187,500 (352) 726-7952 Inverness Homes RENT TO OWN!!No credit check 3/br/2ba. 352-464-6020JADEMISSION.COM Floral City Homes Cute 1 bedroom,1 bath on 1/4 acre and small lake $39.900 352-302-1206 Crystal River Homes 14386 W Ebbtide Ct, Ozello 2 bedroom. 2 bath. PERFECT GETAWAY! Enjoy breakfast on the huge 31X10 screened lania while you look out over the beautiful water. This cozy bungalow has a dock & pier that you can fish from & boat ramp for when youre ready to head for the Gulf. Plenty of fenced in yard to enjoy & when youre ready to cool down youll love the above-ground pool. This well maintained home is located on 2 lots (almost 1/2 acre) & includes all major appliances. Bruce Brundk, Keller Williams, 352-637-2777 Homosassa Homes 3/2 Garage Ranch new renovated 1/2 ac fenced yd. shed in ground sprinklers, new well, xtras, Sasser Oaks Est $134K(352 628-0281 Sugarmill Woods Buying or Selling REAL ESTATE,Let Me Work For You!BETTY HUNT, REALTOR ERA KEY 1 Realty, Inc.352 586-0139 hunt4houses68 @yahoo.com FSBO 3/2/2 Unique w/ fireplace, new A/C, modern kitchen Avail 10/1 PRINCIPLES ONLY $127,000 352-726-7543 Citrus County Homes IVE MOVED! Sellers Homes are Selling!CALL ME! Deborah Infantine ERA AMERICAN REALTY352-302-8046 3 or 4 bedroom 2 Bath 2004 POOL HOME. Foreclosure opportunity 2600 SQ.FT. Master his and her closets, garden tub, ALL New appliances, AC, flooring, stucco, paint, pool pump. 119,000. Call Joe 352-302-0910 Best Time to Buyalso have lease options & owner financing available. Phyllis Strickland (352) 613-3503 Kellers Williams Rlty Michele Rose, Realtor Simply put I ll work harder 352-212-5097 isellcitruscounty@ yahoo.com Craven Realty, Inc 352-726-1515 Rent: Houses Unfurnished BEVERLY HILLS3/2/2, $750. 3/1+crport $600 352-464-2514 BLACK DIAMOND Lecanto 3/2/2, SS kit. appls, Free cable & lawn care$1150 incls social mem. to all am entities 352 527-0456 CITRUS SPRINGS 3/2 fncd bk yrd. $700 + sec. 746-9583, 302-8359 CRYSTAL RIVER2/1CLEAN W/D Lease $590/mo.+$1000sec. 352-795-6282 CRYSTAL RIVER2/2/1 + Family Room $690 + dep 464-2716 CRYSTAL RIVER3/2 Clean, $800/mo 795-6299 364-2073 HOMOSASSA 3/1/1 $650. 2/2 $600 mo Pets ok, 1st/ lst/Sec. 352-434-1235 INGLIS 3/3/1 & den scrnd porch, move in special, 1st mo free, sec dep and last mo to move in. Call Nancy Little Lewis EXIT Realty Leaders 352-302-6082 INVERNESS 2/1 Caged Pool Fl. Rm. 1 mi. from Wal -Mart $850(352) 344-1411 INVERNESS HIGHLANDS 3/2/2 starting @ $700. 3/2/2 Home for Sale 1 acre $175,000 352-341-0220 www.relaxfl.com RENT TO OWN!!No credit check 3/br/2ba. 352-464-6020JADEMISSION.COM SUBSIDIZED RENTALS IN Lecanto 3 bedrm Starting At $582/mo. 352-746-0373 TDD: 888-341-2355 SUGARMILL WOODS 3/2 with pool $800. or Lease option to buy (352) 212-7272 SUGARMILL WOODS 3/2/2 Quiet w/ fire plc Rent or rent to own. $800/mo 352-382-2904 352-697-0458 Waterfront Rentals HERNANDO Affordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352) 726-2225 Rooms For Rent Cry. Riv./Bev. Hills $100/wkly, Pool Home Incl. all! 352-513-4009 Share my home Free electric satellite washer dryer $85 wk 352-563-1465, 212-1960 Real Estate For Sale 3/2 Renovated HomePriced to SELL! $50,000 Block home with 1 car garage. Located in NW Ocala /Dunnellon area 34481. Carpet in bdrms, kitchen has new appliances,maple cabinets. Lg fenced in back yard. Close to schools. This is a great starter home or investment property. Ask for photos. PRICED TO SELL... Contact April EMAIL:email@example.com OR PHONE: 352-843-4036 FARMS, LAND AND SMALL TOWN COUNTRY LIFESTYLE GREAT DEALSwww. crosslandrealty.com (352) 726-6644 Crossland Realty Inc. PUBLISHERS NOTICE: All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Specializing in Acreage Farms/Ranches & CommercialRichard (Rick) Couch, BrokerCouch Realty & Investments, Inc. (352) 344-8018 RCOUCH.com Apartments Furnished CRYSTAL RIVER2 Bdrm. $550 mo. NEAR TOWN 352-563-9857 CRYSTAL RIVERLong or Short Term Completely furn., Pool, boat dock, Wash/Dry (352) 302-5972 FLORAL CITYLAKEFRONT 1 Bedrm. AC, Clean, No Pets (352) 344-1025 INVERNESS 2BR, furn., upper Apt. 55+ waterfront Park. All util. pd except phone $650. We accept Section 8352-476-4964 Apartments Unfurnished Alexander Real Estate (352) 795-6633 Crystal River Apts 2 BED RM 1 BA $500. HOMOSASSA Clean 2/2, Quiet, CHA, Scrn. Por. $550. mo. 352-257-6461 INGLIS VILLAS 33 Tronu DriveInglis, Florida 34449 352-447-0106 Mon., Wed., Fri. 8a-5p Ask About Our SPECIALS RENTAL ASSISTANT AVAILABLE Foreclosures WelcomeThis institution is an equal opportunity Provider & Employer INVERNESS 2/1, 1700 Tuttle St No pets $500 + dep. 352-860-2026 INVERNESS 55+ waterfront park, 1BR, $325/up; 1BR, 1BA Park model, $450. 2BR, 1-BA, $450 includes lot rent; We accept Section 8 352-476-4964 INVERNESS Close to hosp 1/1 $450 352-422-2393 Lecanto NEWER 2 BR 2 Ba duplex, $595 352-634-1341 Business Locations INVERNESS 1,800, Sq. Ft. storage & office, steel building on Hwy 41 near bowling alley. $530. Mo., Fst. & Sec. (352) 341-0903 Retail/Office Rentals PROFESSIONAL OFFICE Hwy 44 Inv. $450/mo Incls Util. Call Mike. 352-302-6517 Condos/Villas For Rent CRYSTAL RIVERLong or Short Term Completely furn., Pool, boat dock, Wash/Dry (352) 302-5972 HOMOSASSA Best Housing Value DWs & SWs Homes, from $14,500 or Lease to Own from$199mo. $1000 dn + lot rent,at EvanRidge an exceptional 55+Park352 628-5977 INVERNESS 1/1, Newly Remodeled Inclds water, sewer, trash, cable & pool $595. mo 352-302-7406 Duplexes For Rent HOMOSASSA New 1/1, H20/garb. incl., non-smoker. $425 Fst/Sec. (352) 795-0207 LECANTO 2/2 $595. incl. water/grbge No Pets.352-621-6668 Efficiencies/ Cottages HERNANDO Affordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352) 726-2225 Rental Houses Specializing in Sugarmill Woods Rentals Debe Johns Brkr/Assoc/PRM Coldwell Banker Next Generation Realty Property Manager (352) 382-2700 www. coldwellbankernext generation.com See what a Professional Residential Manager can do for you. Rent: Houses Furnished CRYSTAL RIVER3 bedroom. 2 bath. Beautiful Connell Heights furnished home -$950/mo. 352-795-2102 Rent: Houses Unfurnished An Executive Home, 9th GreenSouthern Woods CC at SMW 3/4/3, $1,200.(352) 422-1933 AVAILABLE NOW2/1 $425 & up 3/2 Villa $775 Meadowcrest 2/2 $715 Riverlinks Realty 352-628-1616 BEVERLY HILLS1/1, CHA, $500/mo. Just $1,000.Moves U-N (352) 422-7794 Beverly Hills 2/1 Plus FL Rm., 7 Taft $530. 352-422 2798 BEVERLY HILLS2/1 Pool Home Avail. Oct. 7 $650mo first/last + sec. 352-527-3509, 287-0755 BEVERLY HILLS2/1/1 Fl. Rm, CHA,Shed, $550. mo352-795-9060