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TV’S Goober Pyle dies at 83 George Lindsey, who made a TV career as a grinning service station attendant named Goober on “The Andy Griffith Show” and “Hee Haw,” has died. He was 83. The Marshall-DonnellyCombs Funeral Home in Nashville said Lindsay died early Sunday morning after a brief illness. Lindsey was the beaniewearing Goober on “The Andy Griffith Show” from 1964 to 1968 and its successor, “Mayberry RFD,” from 1968 to 1971. He played the same jovial character on “Hee Haw” from 1971 until it went out of production in 1993.

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Airstrike kills al-Qaida leader An airstrike Sunday killed a top al-Qaida leader on the FBI’s most wanted list for his role in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole warship, Yemeni officials said. The airstrike resembled earlier U.S. drone attacks, but the U.S. did not immediately confirm it. Fahd al-Quso was hit by a missile as he stepped out of his vehicle, along with another al-Qaida operative in the southern Shabwa province, Yemeni military officials said. They were speaking on condition of anonymity in accordance with military regulations. See Page 7.

INSIDE TODAY Advice ............................9 Calendar.........................3 Classified......................12 Comics .........................10 Deaths ............................6 Brenda G. Huffman Nellie (Cantrell) Boggs Beulah Jones Evelyn Wright Paul Kingrey Mark E. Applegate Dow Johnson Nancy DeBrosse George Fernandez Horoscopes ....................9 Menus.............................3 Opinion ...........................6 Sports...........................16 TV...................................9

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As those who participated in the American Cancer Society’s signature activity, Relay for Life, held at the Miami County fairgrounds Saturday and Sunday know, cancer never sleeps. Neither did the individuals who participated in the 24-hour Relay to help fight and bring awareness to cancer in communities across the country since its inception in 1985 by Dr. Gordy Klatt. According to the American Cancer Society some 3.5 million people are brought together for the event to celebrate not only those who fight and

have fought cancer, but to remember those lost and raise funds to find a cure for an estimated 1,444,920 people who will hear the words “you have cancer,” with some 559,660 to lose the battle. This overnight, fund-raising event was attended by approximately 30 teams of all ages and from numerous organizations across the county, helping to raise over $172,000, according to Joyce Kittel, chair.

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Riley Johnson, 11, drives a sledgehammer into the side of a truck during Relay For Life of Miami County Saturday at the fairgrounds in Troy. The First United Church of Christ brought “Smash Out Cancer” to the farigrounds. It was an event in which attendees could throw three forceful shots for a dollar into a truck. All • See RELAY on Page 2 proceeds went to the Relay For Life.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The leaders of the congressional committees said Sunday they believed that BY MELODY VALLIEU the Taliban had grown Staff Writer stronger since President vallieu@tdnpublishing.com Barack Obama sent 33,000 more U.S. troops to Looks can be deceiving. Afghanistan in 2010. So, when Theresa Weeks hands The pessimistic report you a pretty, ribbon-adorned packby Sen. Dianne Feinstein, age of her homemade chocolate chip D-Calif., and Rep. Mike cookies, you would never know how Rogers, R-Mich., chalhealthy your “sweet” treat actually lenges Obama’s own is. assessment last week in Weeks, along with her husband, his visit to Kabul that the Darin, are both health conscious “tide had turned” and that and work out regularly at Practice “we broke the Taliban’s Crossfit in Troy. They also follow the momentum.” paleo diet — or caveman diet — Feinstein and Rogers rejecting grains, dairy and sugars in told CNN’s “State of the favor of more nutrient-dense foods Union” they aren’t so sure. such as meat, vegetables, fruit and The two recently returned nuts that humans naturally evolved from a fact-finding trip to to eat. the region where they met However, Weeks said she has a with Afghan President sweet tooth that cannot be denied, Hamid Karzai. and while she has always enjoyed “President Karzai baking — with encouragement from believes that the Taliban fellow Practice Crossfit members — will not come back. I’m not began exploring healthier choices so sure,” Feinstein said. for her sweet treats last summer. “The Taliban has a shadow So began Sweet T’s, a paleosystem of governors in inspired baked goods business she STAFF PHOTO/ANTHONY WEBER many provinces.” has ran from her Troy home since Troy resident Theresa Weeks discusses important ingredients used in her When asked if the November 2011. sweet treats, including chocolate chip cookies. Taliban’s capabilities have Weeks has a degree in biology been degraded since with a minor in chemistry from Obama deployed the addiTrevecca Nazarene University in tional troops two years ago, Nashville, Tenn., “so I like to experiFeinstein said: “I think ment,” she said. If you know someone who should be profiled in our Next Door feawe’d both say that what Weeks offers muffins, protein ture, contact City Editor Melody Vallieu at 440-5265. we’ve found is that the bars, brownies, cakes, cookies, Taliban is stronger.” scones and gran-no-la bars to her More than 1,800 U.S. customers — 95 percent of whom recipes to whatever the customer’s regular or wheat flour with high troops have been killed in are fitness buffs. She said only needs,” said Weeks, who said she is quality almond or coconut flour, the decade-long war. About about 5 percent of her business sugar with Splenda, Stevia or honey considered a cottage baker at this 88,000 service members right now are those who purchase time, who cannot sell her products and incorporates other natural remain deployed, down the baked goods for health reasons, items such as nuts and fruits. across state lines. from a peak of more than such as diabetes. Weeks admits that her business Several of her products also include “Most of my people go to the gym whey protein, making them high in is a specialized market, and that her 100,000 last year. More and work out and are health conbaked goods cost more than average troops are expected to protein and “good” fats. Most are leave by the end of summer scious,” she said. completely sugar and dairy free. Her line of baked goods replaces “I’m really custom. I can adjust • See SWEET on Page 2

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BUSINESS ROUNDUP • The Troy Elevator The grain prices listed below are the closing prices of Friday. Month of Delivery Bid Change May 6.4500 +0.0575 4.9400 -0.0525 N/C 12 J/F/M 13 5.1100 -0.0525 Month of Delivery Bid Change May 14.4800 +0.0475 N/C 12 13.1200 -0.0100 J/F/M 13 13.2300 +0.0050 Change Month of Delivery Bid May 6.0950 -0.0600 N/C 12 6.0950 -0.0600 6.4050 -0.0550 N/C 13 You can find more information online at www.troyelevator.com.

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Taliban • CONTINUED FROM A1 with all combat troops gone by the end of 2014. Feinstein said she wishes she had the chance to meet with Pakistan’s leaders to discuss the need for more help from the country to break up the Haqqani network. Congress has passed various restrictions on U.S. aid in Pakistan after Osama bin Laden was found

hiding within its borders. A recent defense policy bill would withhold 60 percent of military aid if the defense secretary can’t show the money will be effective in fighting the Taliban and ensuring Pakistan helps with efforts to counter roadside bombs. Rogers said that he and Feinstein agree the first step should be for the U.S. to designate the Haqqani group a terrorist net-

Relay • CONTINUED FROM A1 While the total is a little behind from the previous year Kittel, who has taken part in the Relay for the last five years, this being her first year as chair, explained they will continue to raise funds until the end of August to reach their goal of $232,000. The weekend relay on Saturday began instead of what had traditionally been a Friday and kicked off with the survivor lap ceremony. Along with a survivor brunch, auction, and luminary ceremony. Games included corn hole, an egg toss, and 3-

legged race, along with movies and yoga. The Troy’s high school pep band also was on hand, as was a cancer prevention study, bloodmobile, and a live concert was given by This Side Up in keeping with this year’s Relay theme, “Rockin’ n Rollin’ for a Cure”. “I want to thank all the participants spending the time and energy to help find the cure,” s a i d Kittel Sunday afternoon after the Relay had wrapped earlier that morning with the first lap for 2013. “Volunteering is always wonderful.”

work and “take aggressive steps” to disrupt their operations. He said that group is responsible for nearly 500 U.S. deaths and continues to operate outposts along the Afghan-Pakistani border. Republicans have turned the war into a campaign issue, despite waning public support for the conflict, by criticizing Obama for setting an end date for U.S. combat

operations. “We ought to have a hard discussion about saying listen, war is when one side wins and one side loses,” said Rogers. “And if we don’t get to that calculation of strategic defeat of the Taliban, you’re not going to get to a place where you can rest assured that you (U.S. troops) can come home and a safe haven does not reestablish itself.”

France gets new leader, Europe new direction PARIS (AP) — France handed the presidency Sunday to leftist Francois Hollande, a champion of government stimulus programs who says the state should protect the downtrodden — a victory that could deal a death blow to the drive for austerity that has been the hallmark of Europe in recent years. Mild and affable, the president-elect inherits a country deep in debt and divided over how to integrate immigrants while preserving its national identity. Markets will closely watch his initial moves as president. He narrowly defeated the hard-driving, attention-getting Nicolas Sarkozy, an Americafriendly leader who led the country through its worst economic troubles since World War II but whose policies and personality proved too bitter for many voters to swallow. “Austerity can no longer be inevitable!” Hollande declared in his victory speech after a surprising campaign that saw him transform from an unremarkable figure to an increasingly statesmanlike one. He will take

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• QUARTER AUCTION: A quarter auction to benefit Corinn’s Way Community will be offered at 6:30 p.m. at Riverside, Troy. Doors Calendar will open at 6 p.m. One hundred items valued CONTACT US between $25-$100 will be auctioned. Individual paddles will be $1, and all-in paddles will be $25. Call Melody Refreshments will be Vallieu at MAY 11 available and those pro440-5265 to ceeds will benefit Special Olympics. For more infor• FRIDAY DINNER: The list your free mation, contact Alicia Love Covington VFW Post No. calendar at (937) 694-5318. 4235, 173 N. High St., items.You • GOLF OUTING: The Covington, will offer dinner 2012 Troy Area Chamber from 5-8 p.m. For more inforcan send of Commerce Go For the mation, call 753-1108. your news by e-mail to Green golf outing will be • DINNER OFFERED: vallieu@tdnpublishing.com. The Pleasant Hill VFW Post held at the Troy Country Club. Registration is $130 No. 6557, 7578 W. Fenner per player. Road, Ludlow Falls will offer Civic agendas dinner from 6-7:30 p.m. for • Monroe Township Board of Trustees $7-$8 For more information, call (937) 698will meet at 7 p.m. at the Township 6727. Building. • STEAK FRY: Sons of the American • The Tipp City Council will meet at 7:30 Legion, Tipp City, will have a steak fry from p.m. at the Government Center. 6-7:30 p.m. for $10. The meal will include • The Piqua City Commission will meet baked potato, roll and butter, salad bar at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall. and dessert. • The Troy City Council will meet at 7 p.m. in the meeting room in Council THURSDAY Chambers. • The Staunton Township Trustees will • AFTER PARTY: The Newton High meet at 7:30 p.m. in the Staunton School class of 1962 will offer an after Township building. party following the annual alumni banquet • Covington Board of Public Affairs will at the Fayevores Banquet Center, 2334 S. meet at 4 p.m. in the Water Department State Route 48, West Milton. Reservations office located at 123 W. Wright St., are required for the banquet, but not the Covington. after party. • The Potsdam Village Council will meet • SOCIETY AUCTION: The Tippecanoe at 7 p.m. in the village offices. Historical Society will have an auction at

TUESDAY • TUESDAY SPECIAL: Post 88 will offer hamburgers, cheeseburgers and onion rings for $2 each and french fries for $1 from 3-6 p.m. at the post, 3449 LeFevre Road, Troy. Cook’s choice of the day sandwich also will be featured. • MILTON MEMORIES: The second of three oral history taping sessions will be at the West Milton Municipal Building located on South Miami Street. The sessions start at 1 p.m., and last approximately one hour. The topic is the history and activities of the West Milton Rotary Club. The panel will be Jim Sarver, Ray Holmes, Steve Longenecker, Stacy Bucholtz and Larry Dehus. Audience participation is encouraged. For more information, call Barb at (937) 698-6559 or Susie at (937) 6986798. • VISITING NURSE: A visiting nurse from UVMC will offer free blood pressure and blood sugar testing from 10:30 a.m. to 112:30 p.m. at the Oakes-Beitman Library, Pleasant Hill. Call the library at 676-2731 for more information.

WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY • DINING FUNDRAISER: Help support wildlife at Brukner Nature Center by dining between 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Bob Evans, 1749 W. Main St., Troy. Bob Evans will give 15 percent of patron’s bills when they present a flier, which can be picked up at Brukner, to their server at checkout.

WEDNESDAY • OPEN HOUSE: The Troy Lions Club will have an open house to explain a variety of volunteer opportunities within its organization from 6:30-8 p.m. May 9 at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., Troy. All community-minded men and women are invited to come and learn about ways they can help the less fortunate of Miami County. The casual open jouse is free and open to the public. A light meal will be served. For more information see the Lions website at www.lionsdist13e.org/troy. For reservations, call (937) 335-9537. • KIWANIS MEETING: The Kiwanis Club of Troy will meet from noon to 1 p.m. at the Troy Country Club. Jay Wackler with Extreme Pedals and Paddles will speak. For more information, contact Kim Riber, vice president, at 339-8935. • ALUMNI LUNCHEON: The Staunton School alumni luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. at Friendly’s in Troy. Organizers invite anyone who graduated or attended the school, and guests. For more information, call Shirley at 335-2859.

THURSDAY • FRESHMEN ORIENTATION: Covington High School will have freshmen orientation for current eighth graders at 6 p.m. in the commons at the high school. Topics will include scheduling, testing and extracurricular activities. Students and their parents are encouraged to attend. • TEA PARTY: The Troy Senior Citizens Center will host a spring tea party from 1-3 p.m. The event will include tea and buscuits and games. • DISCOVERY WALK: A morning discovery walk for adults will be offered from 8-9:30 a.m. at Aullwood Audubon Center, 1000 Aullwood Road, Dayton. Tom Hissong, education coordinator, will guide walkers as they experience the seasonal changes taking place. Bring binoculars. • CENTER DEDICATION: The Aullwood Farm

noon at the American Legion, 377 N. Third St., Tipp City. Some items donated to the museum, such as duplicates, with ties to Tipp City, will be auctioned by Bob Honeyman. Some of the items are available for view on the website at auctionzip.com ID4502. The Tipp City American Legion Ladies Auxiliary will offer lunch items for sale. For more nformation, call Gordon at (937) 667-3051 or Susie at (937) 698-6798. • DAR MEETIING: The Piqua-Lewis Boyer Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 10:30 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 20 S. Walnut St., Troy. The program, “Accounting for American POWs and MIAs through Forensic Research,” will be given by chapter member Elizabeth Okrutny, 2010 forensic anthropology intern at the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command Central Identification Laboratory at Hickam Air Force Base in Honolulu. • BLOOD DRIVE: A blood drive will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon at Grace Family Worship, 1477 S. Market St., Troy. Anyone who registers to donate can take home an “I Did it for the Cookie” cookbook. Individuals with eligibility questions are invited to email canidonate@cbccts.org or call (800) 388-GIVE or make an appointment at www.DonorTime.com. • BAND TO PLAY: The Covington VFW will feature the band Dark Horse from 7-11 p.m. • FISH FRY: The Pleasant Hill VFW Post No. 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls, will offer an all-you-can-eat fish fry and smelt dinner with french fries, baked beans and applesauce for $8 from 5-7 p.m. • ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR: The Miami County Park District will hold its second Annual Arts and Crafts Fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Hobart Urban Nature Preserve, 1400 Tyrone, off of Dorset Road, Troy. Enjoy this juried event for the serious arts and crafts seekers. For more information, visit the park district’s website at www.miamicountyparks.com. • BIRD DAY WALK: An International Migratory Bird Day Walk will be at 2:30 p.m. at Aullwood, 1000 Aullwood Road, Dayton. Celebrate the return of migratory birds and the beauty of spring. Participants will identify, by sight and song the many birds that are migrating north. Dress for the weather and be prepared to hike. • EDIBLE PLANTS: A Mother Nature’s Pantry: Exploring Edible Plants Workshop will be from 1-3:30 p.m. at Aullwood, 1000 Aullwood Road, Dayton. Learn about ethnobotany that studies the relationship between people and plants. Discovery the basics of plant identification and apply these skills while outdoors. Call (937) 8907360 for fees and more information. Civic agenda • The Lostcreek Township Board of Trustees meet at 7 p.m. at Lostcreek Township Building, Casstown.

MAY 13 • CHICKEN BARBECUE: The Fort Rowdy Gathering organizers will offer its annual Mother’s Day chicken barbecue from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Covington Park. No need to get out of your car, they’ll bring it to your window. Advance tickets are recommended and are $7.. The meal will include a half chicken, chips, applesauce and a roll. Drinks will be available for purchase. Advance tickets may be purchased at Joanie’s Flower Shop or Siegel’s Country Store, both in Covington, Uniforms Plus in Piqua or from any Fort Rowdy board member. For more information, call Larry at 339-0407 or Anita at (937) 676-3381.

MENUS • BETHEL Tuesday —Hamburger on a whole wheat bun, green beans, choice of fruit, milk. High school only: Dominos Pizza. Wednesday — Chicken nuggets, wheat dinner roll, carrot sticks with dip, choice of fruit, milk. Thursday — Tacos on flour tortillas, rice, corn, choice of fruit, milk. Friday — Meatball sub on a bun, baked chips, salad, choice of fruit, milk. • BRADFORD SCHOOLS Tuesday — Hot dog or peanut butter and jelly, macaroni and cheese, green beans, fresh fruit, milk. Wednesday — Pizza or chef salad, corn on the cob, fruit cup, milk. Thursday — Hamburger/cheeseburger or peanut butter and jelly, french fries, fruit cup, milk. Friday — Chicken fajitas or chef salad, tossed salad, fruit cup, milk. • COVINGTON SCHOOLS Tuesday — Tenderloin sandwich, cheesy potatoes, assorted fruit, milk. Wednesday — Walking tacos, cheese cup, refried beans, peaches, milk. Thursday — Stuffed crust pizza, green beans, applesauce, milk. Friday — Hamburger or cheeseburger, baked beans, fresh fruit, milk. • MIAMI EAST SCHOOLS Tuesday — Corn dogs, baked chips, pineapple, Nutrition Bar, milk. Wednesday — Chicken salad on lettuce leaf, raw veggies with dip, crackers, grapes, milk. Thursday — Ham and cheese, fries, graham crackers, banana, milk. Friday — Hot Pocket pizza sticks, potato sticks, Chinese Cheese stick motz, apple, milk. • MILTON-UNION ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOLS Tuesday — Rockin’ cheeseburger on a bun with pickles, tater tots, fruit, milk. Wednesday — Chicken tenders with sauce, roll, green beans, fruit, milk. Thursday — Walking taco with meat sauce, lettuce, cheese and sauce, California blend vegetables, fruit, milk. Friday — Sausage pattie with cheese on bun, smiley potatoes, fruit, milk. • MILTON-UNION HIGH SCHOOL Tuesday — Cheeseburger, french fries, fruit, milk. Wednesday — Chicken fryz, roll, corn, fruit, milk. Thursday — Cheese quesadilla with salsa, California blend vegetables, fruit, milk.

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aspect. There is still room for the nursing role to grow and have a greater impact on the care given to patients. Despite the changes in nursing there are a few things that have not changed over the years and should never change, Nurses are still the primary patient advocate. They remain on the frontlines of patient care. Nurses are one of the first people you have interaction with when you are born who love and care for you and one of the last people you have interFlorence Nightingale OM, RRC May 12, 1820 – August 13, 1910) was a celebrated English nurse, writer and statistician. She came to prominence for her pioneering work in nursing during the Crimean War, where she tended to wounded soldiers. She was dubbed "The Lady with the Lamp" after her habit of making rounds at night. An Anglican, Nightingale believed that God had called her to be a nurse. Nightingale laid the foundation of professional nursing with the establishment, in 1860, of her nursing school at St Thomas' Hospital in London, the first secular nursing school in

action with who love and care for you when your life is coming to an end. The rewards of nursing have stayed the same during the years, the heartfelt satisfaction of doing hands-on care is what brings individuals to the profession. The most rewarding part of being a nurse is to have the honor of caring for your loved ones when they are in need. Let's remember to come together as a community to honor nurses during this week of celebration.

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ing he wanted to take more pictures of it. He had created this new look the old-fashioned way – with a carving knife. "Read what the Great Cosmic Turnip has to say before it's too late, and Jefferson is wiped off the face of the earth," Jake warned. This was met with laughter and smart-alecky comments from the crowd. Gradually, they started to turn away, with several people making twirling, crazy-as-aloon motions around their ears. Not a single person had bought a newspaper. Frustrated, Jake dropped the turnip to the ground and gave it a kick. It rolled toward me. "These Southerners aren't as dumb as I thought," he said. Looking at the nearby ball of string and the monsterfaced turnip wobbling my way, I had a brainstorm. I'm good with string. I rigged up a haunted house once at Halloween, making it seem like doors and windows were opening and shutting by themselves. I used string to cause towels and stuff to fall from the ceiling onto folks. It spooked out a lot of my friends – and even some of their parents. I picked up Jake's ball of string and grabbed the turnip. Quickly, while the crowd was starting to leave, I tied the string around it and tossed it over a tree limb. Now, hiding behind Felix's statue, I tugged on the string. The turnip rose and hovered about ten feet in the air.

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I had been working on a deep, grown-man's voice. Now was my chance to use it. "Well, I'll be hornswoggled!" I said. "That there turnip's flying!" A woman took a look and let out a shriek. Others turned and stared in amazement. But I hadn't tied the string tight enough, and it slipped off. The huge vegetable plopped to the ground. With all eyes on the turnip, I couldn't do anything to rescue the situation. Out of desperation, I turned to the statue. If there was a ghost in there, now would sure be a good time for him to help us out. "Felix, I know Jake's a little odd," I began. "A leetle?!" a voice said. Okay, it could have been a voice in my head. But there was nothing to lose in answering it. "It's all part of Jake's plan to catch those bad guys that Mr. Elder was after," I said. "You want that, too, don't you?" "But Meester Passmore ees... how you say... ze fruitcake," the voice said. Either my imagination was out of control again, or this was actually happening. "Please help," I pleaded. "We need you." The turnip lay there for several seconds. I heard a deep sigh, the kind someone makes when he's giving in. Then, slowly, the turnip rose into the air about a foot off the ground – this time, with no string attached. The stunned crowd watched as it climbed higher and higher. I squeezed my eyes closed, then popped them wide open to make sure I wasn't imagining it. The turnip was still rising. This was the real deal – a flying monster-faced turnip!

not the turnip man, are you? The one Uncle George always talked about? The one and only Billy Wayne, the man who grows the biggest gosh-darned turnips on this planet?" Billy Wayne's eyes lit up. "Well I wouldn't say – " " – Well, I would," said Jake. "By the way, did you say this turnip was grown organically?" Billy Wayne held the turnip with great pride. "Mother Nature ain't had no help with this-un." Jake flashed a toothy grin. "In that case we'll hafta help the old gal out." He knelt down low, aiming the camera up at the turnip to make it look bigger. "Hold that rare scientific specimen up high, ! :8;F)/4 4; :G/D 1: BG44)8 54 4") 6).)> A0#% 85@:6 G> =G5@G H;1>4( sir," he said. Billy Wayne proudly lifted the turnip overhead as if ! ?;G>4 )&&;84 +G4" <E<7 3 =G5@G H;1>4( 95>G458( C>$G>))8G>$ offering a sacrifice to heaven. The camera flashed several !#$"%% =.H /F0 FV/F !#$" )IVVYXWWX times. I didn't realize it yet, but 5.!U ?W,.P$WXRI Jake's wild, new style of reporting had just begun. A ;8 @ 45 8;/ $X 3$UU G$PH 2DK$P LQ< The next afternoon, as the A ;8 @ GWOXPH 5W.+ F8>M $X RWOP% W( 3SWH 2DK$P L)< courthouse crowd was leaving A ;8 @ 45 88 $X 3SWH 2DK$P ;7< work, Jake stood on the front lawn next to Felix's statue. He A ;8 @ 45 '/ $X 3SWH 2DK$P ;'< shouted in a carnival barker's A ;8 @ GWOXPH 5W.+ F8>M XWSP% W( 3SWH 2DK$P ;Q< nasal twang. "Extra! Extra! Read A ;8 @ 14 7L $X 6$TO. 2DK$P QF< all about it! Miracle turnip! Right A ;8 @ GWOXPH 5W.+ F8>M XWSP% W( 6$TO. 2DK$P Q7< here in Jefferson!" He held up a newspaper with a huge photo of Billy Wayne and COX+*+ -H P%* 9%$W E*U.SP!*XP W( :.POS." 5*RWOS,*R0 his turnip. To the side of that E$N$R$WX W( 5*,H,"$X& @ ?$PP*S 6S*N*XP$WX photo was a close-up picture of just the turnip. It looked like the head of a monster, with angry, CWS !WS* $X(WS!.P$WX ,WXP.,PI white eyes, and wild, leafy hair. G$X+H J.,%0 =$.!$ GWOXPHY)7;>''V>7'QQ KQ;V80 ,-.,%B!$.!$,WOXPHR*+#,W! Off to the side were stacks of newspapers and a ball of string Jake had used to tie the bundles. 5*&$RPS.P$WX (WS! (WS P%* FV/F "!(& "'(&0 U"*.R* S*POSX -H =.H '0 FV/F I sat on one of them, looking up 6"*.R* 6S$XP $57/*(/ 3*8%:++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ at him. I had left Humpty at the office, so as not to take attention '&&2%00,;25-4:+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ away from the main event – Jake. +&(!)$! %("&#*)!,&(' "Great Cosmic Turnip gives warning!" he shouted. "Predicts 1!57% 3-8)%2:+++++++++++++++++++++++++++ "8*<9:++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ catastrophe! Read all about it in The Jefferson Times!" .*84 65(*/<57 12%#%22%&,''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''' The crowd that gathered outside the courthouse sized him up %/$(*$ !$.& #$"0*)+()0-. )- , suspiciously. A man driving by :;7CI =HE< hollered out his car window, 3;H9; :5)7,I $H7;,H2I 87?;7AA2;7? "You doctored that thing with ((++ 0. :5)7,I 'C. (!1> your computer!" "25I4 -<;5 #!%J% But Jake held up the creepy 6H&B D%J1%%!1#(+F 91::BG)6 +GBB 2) 8)5,( 4") turnip for all to see. No *<57AB D%J1##+1%#FF Photoshop. Jake had "borrowed" +))D 2)&;8) =5( *'4"EGHE<@9;H9;E5)7,I/AC.E59 the turnip from Billy Wayne, say-

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STORY SO FAR: When Jake meets with his newspaper staff, his sensationalistic ideas offend them. After the staff meeting, Jake says he's only pretending to be a crazy editor who will fill the newspaper with wild news stories. He says the nutty news is a trick to make the local crooks think the newspaper isn't watching them - so that he can catch them off guard and expose them. Donnie doesn't totally trust Jake but feels drawn to him, because he makes life exciting. As Mom, Humpty, and I listened to Jake's pep talk about his new plans, the front door bell rang. In shuffled Billy Wayne Hatcher in his bib overalls, toting a giant turnip. He plopped it on the front counter with a thud that shook the room. Mrs. Buntin stepped up to the front counter. "Hi, Billy Wayne. What've you got there?" Bursting with pride, Billy Wayne boomed, "I reckon I got the biggest gol-danged turnip in Jefferson, once't again." Even though we could see and hear Billy Wayne from the editor's office, Jake ignored the interruption. "You're my team," he said. "We've gotta be on the same page." Staring at Jake through a big plate glass window, Billy Wayne blurted, "George Elder, he run ever' piece 'a produce I ever brung in here - my 20-pound tomater, giant watermillon – " " – Thank you sir, but we don't run that kind of news anymore," Jake said, poking his head out his office door. "Too boring." Billy Wayne gave Jake a long look, sizing him up. "I don't know where you come from, but this turnip's gonna be mighty big news down here," he said. "I don't wanna brag, but it's the biggest one ever growed 'round these parts." "Not interested," Jake barked, frowning. "Good day, sir." Turning back to us, he said, "Now where was I?" But Billy Wayne wasn't through. "Mister, you and your lousy newspaper ain't worth the spit on George's shoes," he snapped. "I got a good mind to cancel my prescription." "Then you should go to Ed's Pharmacy – right down the street," Jake shot back. "We only handle subscriptions here." "Well, how's about this, then?" said Billy Wayne. "Stop sending me the dad-blamed paper! With someone like you in charge, it ain't fittin' to read. That clear enough for you?" Snatching his prized possession off the counter, Billy Wayne stomped toward the front door. Even though he was angry, he carried the turnip carefully like it was a rare jewel. "This baby's all-natchrul," he muttered to himself. "Ain't used Miracle Gro or nuthin'. And this is the kind of treatment I get." Jake had taken a couple of steps toward us when suddenly an idea stopped him in his tracks. He whipped his head around. "Miracle? Hmmm..." he said, twiddling his fingers rapidly in the air. I've never seen such a quick change come over a guy. In a second, his sour, irritated look had shifted into a wide, excited grin. He sniffed like he was smelling for the turnip, tapped his "nose for news," and gave Mom and me a wink. "Miracle.... Yes, of course...." In one fluid motion, Jake glided out of his office, scooped a camera off a desk, and rushed over to Billy Wayne. Just as the upset man reached for the door, an arm fell across his shoulder. In a voice all warm and fuzzy, Jake said, "Now hold on there, friend. You're

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EDITORIAL ROUNDUP The Times Leader, Martins Ferry, Ohio, on a new Kent State shooting investigation: The United States Justice Department has opted not to reopen the 1970 Kent State shooting investigation. Four-plus decades have come and gone, so we agree with that decision. The Justice Department based its decision on “insurmountable legal and evidentiary barriers” in regard to the fatal shooting by the Ohio National Guardsmen during a Vietnam War protest at the university. That tragedy played out 42 years ago May 4, taking four Kent State students and wounding nine more. … The recent request to reopen the probe came from one of those wounded victims. He based his plea on an enhanced audio recording that orders may have been given for the Guardsmen to prepare to fire on students during the protest. … Family members and loved ones of the Kent State victims have had 42 years to come to grips with a most sad and unfortunate occurrence. The pain will never cease but it does lessen. As I A new investigation will only open old See It wounds. We see no reason to revisit the tragedy, ■ The Troy evoking more heartache. Daily News Amarillo (Texas) Globe-News on rigid welcomes ideology must not stop progress: columns from Few political observers have compared the our readers. To 42nd president of the United States with the submit an “As I 36th. See It” send But what former President Bill Clinton your type-writintoned recently at West Texas A&M University ten column to: well might have brought back memories of the ■ “As I See It” late President Lyndon Johnson. c/o Troy Daily It is this, quite simply: Rigid ideology must News, 224 S. Market St., not stop progress on behalf of the country. Troy, OH 45373 Clinton… told a packed First United Bank ■ You can also Event Center that “we can do lots of stuff to e-mail us at grow the economy, but if we spend most of our editorial@tdnpu time making ideological arguments … we’re not blishing.com. having the right debate. We’re talking about ■ Please whether to do something, instead of how to do include your full it.” name and teleBingo, Mr. President. phone number. Clinton helped craft a successful presidency from 1993 until 2001 by working with congressional Republicans who took control of Congress after the landmark 1994 mid-term election. The president’s tax policies, coupled with GOP-led spending restraints, helped bring about a balanced budget for several years running. Does that remind anyone of LBJ? It should. The Texan also worked well with congressional Republicans. Some of his better friends in the Senate were the likes of the late Republican Sen. Everett Dirksen of Illinois, with whom he had a tremendous working relationship, owing in part to LBJ’s own time as Senate majority leader. Johnson would fight publicly with Republicans, then work privately with them on ways to reach compromise. … It’s a complicated process at times, which is the very nature of legislating. Clinton gets it. So did Johnson. And so should those who serve the nation today.

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Thank you for your support To the Editor: On April 21, we had the privilege of holding our 15th Annual WalkMS: Miami County. The weather tried keeping us down again this year, but our dedicated participants still joined the movement and stepped with us. We’d like to thank all those that helped us make this day such a success and taking a step closer to finding our cure for multiple sclerosis: our event sponsors/service donors — Western & Southern Financial Group, Frisch’s Big Boy Restaurants inTroy and Tipp City, Beau Townsend, Monroe-Federal Savings and Loan, Huntington National Bank, Gardens Alive!/Springhill, Riverside Of Miami County, Super Donuts, Produce One, Memories by Meyer, Special Olympics of Miami County/Paul Brown, McDonalds/Scott family, Troy Auxiliary Police, “Songbird” soloist/Betty Tasker, Big Sky

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My lawn mower doesn’t quite make the cut There are a few possessions that every man remembers. His first baseball glove. His first bicycle. His first car. His first house. His lawn mower. I realize that those of you who are of the female persuasion might not think the lawn mower belongs on this list. I guess if you live in New York City it doesn’t. But if you live in Ohio, your lawn mower is an important part of your life. Here’s an example: I was going down the street the other day in a part of town where the yards are slightly larger than postage stamps. There, in the front yard of one of the houses, was a guy and his lawn mower. Not just any lawn mower — it was a big John Deere mower. I’m not sure that he even had enough space to turn that baby around, he probably just had to go back and forth across the lawn. But it sure looked good. That mower was bright and shiny and the engine was roaring and it was throwing grass all over the block. I have had pretty good luck with my memorable posses-

David Lindeman Troy Daily News Columnist sions. My first baseball glove served me well for many years. If only my bat would have worked as well. My first bicycle had a banana seat and big handle bars. They don’t make them like that anymore (thank goodness). My first car was a VW bug. It was indestructible and a lot of fun. My first house was a nice little place on Summit Ave. with great neighbors. It was only a little bit bigger than the John Deere I saw the guy driving the other day, but it was good enough until we outgrew it. Then there are my lawn mowers. I haven’t had such great luck with lawn mowers. When I was

young, my parents had a Sears Craftsman push mower. Remember how they said Craftsmen always started on the first pull. This one did. It was tougher than a Sherman tank. We never serviced it, never changed the oil, never did anything but put gas in it and fire it up. It’s been all downhill since then. My current mower is a big walk-behind made by a manufacturer that will remain namless but that is named for a turtle. It does a good job mowing gas, but in the years I’ve had it strange things have happened. The latest problem occurred when I was in the back yard and the back wheel fell off. One minute I’m mowing along, the next minute I’m digging a trench. This is the last in a long line of various things falling off the mower, so now I have a dilemma. Do I pay to get it fixed (again) or just give up and get a new mower? In the meantime, I’m mowing my yard with a standard small push mower. Either I’m getting older or the

yard is getting bigger, because it doesn’t go as quickly as it used to go. On one hand, how hard can it be to get a wheel fixed? Then again, it might need a new axle or something. On the other hand, buying a brand new mower that size will be a lot of money and basically I’m a cheapskate. On yet another hand, I’m not sure I want to spend the rest of the summer slogging around my big yard behind a little mower – especially since my grass is growing about a foot a day. On even another hand, I can’t convince my wife that mowing the grass is a lot of fun, so that option is out. I’m just going to have to bite the bullet, or in this case, the mower. It’s going to cost some cash, but I’m sure the guy with the small yard and the big John Deere has nothing but good memories about his time in the yard. I’ll have to try to be more like him.

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Airstrike kills senior al-Qaida leader on FBI list in Yemen SANAA, Yemen (AP) — An airstrike Sunday killed a top al-Qaida leader on the FBI’s most wanted list for his role in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole warship, Yemeni officials said. The airstrike resembled earlier U.S. drone attacks, but the U.S. did not immediately confirm it. Fahd al-Quso was hit by a missile as he stepped out of his vehicle, along with another al-Qaida operative in the southern Shabwa province, Yemeni military officials said. They were speaking on condition of anonymity in accordance with military regulations. The airstrike came as the U.S. and Yemen cooperate in a battle against alQaida in southern Yemen. Al-Quso, 37, was on the FBI’s most wanted list, with a $5 million reward for information leading to his capture. He was indicted in the U.S. for his role in the 2000 bombing in the USS Cole in Aden, Yemen, in which 17 American sailors were killed and 39 injured. He served more than five years in a Yemeni prison for his role in the attack and was released in 2007. He briefly escaped prison in 2003 but later turned himself in to serve the rest of his sentence. A telephone text message claiming to be from al-Qaida media arm confirmed alQuso was killed in the strike. Al-Quso was also one of the most senior al-Qaida leaders publicly linked to the 2009 Christmas airliner attack. He has allegedly met with the suspected bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab in Yemen before he left on his way to execute his failed bombing over Detroit. In December 2010, al-Quso was designated a global terrorist by the State Department, an indication that his role in al-Qaida’s Yemen branch had grown more prominent. Local Yemeni official Abu Bakr bin Farid and the Yemeni Embassy in Washington confirmed al-Quso was killed in Rafd, a remote mountain valley in

Shabwa. It is the area where many of al-Qaida leaders are believed to have taken cover, including the U.S.-born cleric Anwar alAwlaki, killed in a U.S. airstrike in Yemen last year. Yemeni government officials reported that Al-Quso and al-Awlaki were killed in an airstrike in 2009 in Rafd, but they both resurfaced alive. Al-Quso was known for his ability to move in disguise. He was from the same tribe as al-Awlaki, and local tribesmen said he was a close aide. He studied ultraconservative Salafi Islam as a teenager in northern Yemen, then returned home to learn welding. The White House and the State Department had no immediate comment. Yemen’s government has been waging an offensive on al-Qaida militants, who have taken advantage of the country’s political turmoil over the last year to expand their hold in the south. The new Yemeni president has promised improved cooperation with the U.S. to combat the militants. On Saturday, he said the fight against al-Qaida is in its early stages. Al-Quso’s association with al-Qaida dated back more than a decade, when he met with Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan. Bin Laden allegedly told him to “eliminate the infidels from the Arabian Peninsula.” From there he rose through the ranks. He was assigned in Aden to videotape the 1998 suicide bombing of the USS Cole, but he fell asleep. Despite the lapse, the local leader, Nasser al-Wahishi, declared him the regional leader in Aden. He was also believed to have played a prominent role in al-Qaida’s attack and capture last year of Zinjibar, the capital of Abyan province. Government troops are trying to drive al-Qaida out of Zinjibar.

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BRENDA G. HUFFMAN shoots throughout the state. PIQUA — Brenda G. Huffman, 64, of Brenda had a special friend who will 2449 Aiken Road Piqua, passed away certainly miss her, and that Friday, May 4, 2012, at the was her pet dog Sasha. Lima Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be at She was born on Oct. 1, 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 9, 1947, in Jenkens, Ky., the from the Cromes Funeral daughter of the late Cecil and Home, 302 S. Main Ave. with Margaret (Corder) Burchwell. Pastor James Manuel officiatOn Sept. 12, 1987, she maring. ried William (Bill) Huffman, Burial will follow at Houston who survives along with one Cemetery. Brenda’s family will son, Jason at home; one sister, receive friends from 3-8 p.m. Mrs. Arden (Donna) Smith of Tuesday at the funeral home. Dayton, Ohio and two nephews, HUFFMAN In lieu of flowers, the family Mike and Craig Smith. She was respectfully asked that memorials be preceded in death by one brother. Brenda was formerly employed by the made to the Houston Rescue Squad, the Lockington Fire Dept. or the Houston Houston School System as a handicap aid and pryor to that, she had Congregational Church in memory of Brenda Huffman. worked for 18 years for the Envelopes will be available at the Massachusetts Mutual Ins.Company in funeral home. Dayton. Condolences may be expressed to the Brenda enjoyed cooking and camping Huffman family at our website, with her husband and son and their www.cromesfh.com. friends when they would attend trap-

NELLIE (CANTRELL) BOGGS TROY — Nellie (Cantrell) Boggs of Troy passed on at 9:30 a.m. from Upper Valley Medical Center on May 5, 2012 at 77 years old. She was preceded in death by former husband, Grover Boggs, and two sons, Phillip Craig and Thomas Mitchell Boggs, respectively. Surviving are two sons and four daughters, Grover (Linda) Boggs Jr. of Troy, Robert (Cheryle) Boggs of Hillsboro, W. Va., Darlene (Charles) Gibbs of Troy, Kay BOGGS (Rick) Quillen of Tipp City, Kathy (Tim) Hopkins of Chanute, Kan. and Angela (Boggs) Cavanaugh, of Fletcher. Also surviving her is her longtime, committed companion, Meigs Hawk Jr. and their pampered household canine, Zoe. She was born on Sept. 2, 1934, in Home Creek, Va., to Joseph and Hannah (Mullins) Cantrell. Surviving siblings are Andy Cantrell and Ella Mae Sanner, both of Troy, Mary Ann (Bobby) Shields and Connie (Bobby) England, both of Tipp City and Bessie (Mayo) King of Salem, Va. Siblings who preceded her in death include brothers, Daniel and Arnold, and sisters, Ocie and Nollie. A devoted and very loving mother and grandmother, Nellie cherished (and

spoiled) her 20 grandchildren and 17 (one deceased) great-grandchildren. In addition to her family, as a homemaker, Nellie loved her home and kept it in immaculate condition. Her flower garden was the focal point of her neighborhood. Adorned with all sorts of small critter and bird feeders, it provided her with countless hours of peaceful recreation as she tended to her plants and enjoyed the sights and sounds of “her” squirrels, unknown varieties of birds, and any other creature that ventured to visit. Nellie, our mother, grandmother, companion, sister and friend, will be forever missed. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, May 9, with services conducted by Pastor Ervan Holland immediately thereafter at Fisher-Cheney Funeral Home, 1124 W. Main St., Troy. Burial will take place at Maple Hill Cemetery in Tipp City following the service. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.fisher-cheneyfuneralhome.com.

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This Aug. 5, 1985 file photo shows George oober Lindsey, the jovial persona on he Andy Griffith Show and Hee Haw.” Lindsey, who spent nearly 30 years as the grinning Goober Pyle, died early Sunday, May 6. He was 83. long TV career. Earlier, he elor of science degree from often was a “heavy” and Florence State Teachers once shot Matt Dillon on College (now the University “Gunsmoke.” of North Alabama) in 1952 His other TV credits after majoring in physical included roles on “MASH,” education and biology and ”The Wonderful World of playing quarterback on the Disney,” ”CHIPs,” ”The Glen football team. Campbell Goodtime Hour,” After spending three ”The Real McCoys,” years in the Air Force, he ”Rifleman,” ”The Alfred worked one year as a high Hitchcock Hour,” ”Twilight school baseball and basketZone” and “Love American ball coach and history Style.” teacher near Huntsville, Reflecting on his career, Ala. he said in 1985: “There’s a In 1956, he attended the residual effect of knowing American Theatre Wing in I’ve made America laugh. New York City and began I’m not the only one, but I’ve his professional career on contributed something.” Broadway, appearing in the He had movie roles, too, musicals “All American” and appearing in “Cannonball “Wonderful Town.” Run II” and “Take This Job He moved to Hollywood and Shove It.” His voice was in the early 1960s and then used in animated Walt to Nashville in the early Disney features including 1990s. “The Aristocats,” ”The “There’s no place in the Rescuers” and “Robin United States I can go that Hood.” they don’t know me. They Lindsey was born in may not know me, but they Jasper, Ala., the son of a know the character,” he told butcher. He received a bach- The Tennessean in 1980.

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Joshua R. Weaver COLUMBIA, S.C. — Army Spec. Joshua R. Weaver has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training,

drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises. Weaver is the son of Marna and Marv Weaver of West Milton. He is a 2006 graduate of Milton-Union High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in 2010 from the University of Cincinnati.

PIQUA — Beulah “Fritz” Jones, of Piqua, and formerly of Fletcher, passed away at 4:20 a.m. on Thursday, May 3, 2012, at the Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy. She was a daughter of the late Charles and Jennie (Kessler) McInturff. She married Kenneth Jones on Jan. 1, 1937, and he preceded her in Nov. 1980. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law: Sally Jo and Jim Allison of Houston; JONES two grandchildren Bryan Pine of Cincinnati and Melissa Jo (Phillip) Woolley of Jackson Center. Three stepgranddaughters also survive: Merri (Kit) Carstensen of Troy; Jenny (Charles) Dodd, Troy; and Bobbi Mobley, Medford, Ore. She is also survived by a nephew, Steve (Deborah) McInturff of Springfield; a niece, Gayle Petty of Kingscreek and several great nieces and great nephews. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a great grandson, Brandon Woolley; five brothers: Paul, Ralph, Rodney, Thomas, and Lloyd McInturff; a nephew, Wayne McInturff, and a

nephew-in-law, Lewis Petty. Fritz was a 1934 graduate of Rosewood High School, Rosewood. She was a member of the Rosewood United Methodist Church. She attended the Fletcher United Methodist Church. She was formerly employed by McInturff Meats and Uhlman’s Dept Store both of Urbana. Fritz was a former past Matron of Diamond Chapter no. 84 Order of Eastern Star, St. Paris. She recently enjoyed a birthday party in honor of her 96th birthday held a Piqua Manor. A graveside funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Concord Cemetery, N. St. Rt. 560, Urbana, with Pastor James Manuel of the Houston Congregational Christian Church, Houston to preside. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Harrison-Adams Alumni, C/O Wallace Lynn Geuy, 8673 St. Rt. 29, DeGraff, Ohio 43318. Condolences to the family may be sent to www.shivelyfuneralhomes.com.

FUNERAL DIRECTORY • Mark E. Applegate BRADFORD — Mark E. Applegate, 55 formerly of Bradford, passed away on May 4, 2012, at Hospice of Dayton. Services will be at the convience of the family. Arrangements are being handled by the Hale-Sarver Family Funeral Home, West Milton. • Paula C. Kingrey GREENVILLE — Paula C. Kingrey, 51, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Wayne HealthCare in Greenville, Ohio. There will be a memorial service scheduled at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. • Evelyn E. Wright TROY — Evelyn E. Wright, 83, formerly of Ludlow Falls and Troy, Ohio, died Saturday, May 5, 2012, at Samara Memory Care of the Summit, Fairborn. Services are pending at Baird Funeral Home in Troy. • Dow Johnson Jr. TIPP CITY — Dow Johnson Jr., 82, of

Tipp City passed away at 4:10 a.m., Sunday, May 6, 2012, at Springmeade Health Center, Tipp City. Arrangements are entrusted to Fisher-Cheney Funeral Home in Troy. • George P. Fernandez SIDNEY — George P. Fernandez Sr., 88, Dorothy Love Retirement Community, 2500 N. Kuther Rd., Sidney, died at the retirement community on Thursday, May 3, 2012. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Angels Catholic Church in Sidney on Tuesday. Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home in Sidney is handling the funeral arrangements. • Nancy DeBrosse LAURA — Nancy DeBrosse, 70, of Laura, passed away on Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at Kindred Hospital, Dayton. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at the Hale-Sarver Family Funeral Home, 284 N. Miami Street, West Milton, with Father John MacQuarrie officiating. 2277954

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — George Lindsey, who made a TV career as a grinning service station attendant named Goober on “The Andy Griffith Show” and “Hee Haw,” has died. He was 83. The Marshall-DonnellyCombs Funeral Home in Nashville said Lindsay died early Sunday morning after a brief illness. Lindsey was the beaniewearing Goober on “The Andy Griffith Show” from 1964 to 1968 and its successor, “Mayberry RFD,” from 1968 to 1971. He played the same jovial character on “Hee Haw” from 1971 until it went out of production in 1993. “America has grown up with me,” Lindsey said in an Associated Press interview in 1985. “Goober is every man; everyone finds something to like about ol’ Goober.” He joined “The Andy Griffith Show” in 1964 when Jim Nabors, portraying Gomer Pyle, left the program. Goober Pyle, who had been mentioned on the show as Gomer’s cousin, replaced him. “At that time, we were the best acting ensemble on TV,” Lindsey once told an interviewer. “The scripts were terrific. Andy is the best script constructionist I’ve ever been involved with. And you have to lift your acting level up to his; he’s awfully good.” In a statement released through the funeral home, Griffith said, “George Lindsey was my friend. I had great respect for his talent and his human spirit. In recent years, we spoke often by telephone. Our last conversation was a few days ago … I am happy to say that as we found ourselves in our eighties, we were not afraid to say, ‘I love you.’ That was the last thing George and I had to say to each other. ‘I love you.’” Although he was best known as Goober, Lindsey had other roles during a

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Long fight predicted in Guantanamo case GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — The U.S. has finally started the prosecution of five Guantanamo Bay prisoners charged in the Sept. 11 attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people, but the trial won’t be starting anytime soon, and both sides said Sunday that the case could continue for years. Defense lawyer James Connell said a tentative trial date of May 2013 is a “placeholder” until a true date can be set for the trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the selfdescribed mastermind of the attacks, and his co-defendants. “It’s going to take time,” said the chief prosecutor, Army Brig. Gen. Mark Martins, who said he expects to battle a barrage of defense motions before the case goes to trial. “I am getting ready for hundreds of motions because we want them to shoot everything they can shoot at us,” he said in the wake of Saturday’s arraignment, which dragged on for 13 hours due to stalling tactics by the defendants. “Everyone is frustrated by the delay,” Martins said. He noted that the civilian trial of convicted Sept. 11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui took four years, and he pleaded guilty in 2006 before being sentenced to life in prison. On Saturday, Mohammed and his codefendants refused to respond to the judge or use the court’s translation system and one of the men demanded a lengthy reading of the charges. Connell called the tactics “peaceful

resistance to an unjust system.” The arraignment, Connell said, “demonstrates that this will be a long, hard-fought but peaceful struggle against secrecy, torture and the misguided institution of the military commissions.” The defendants’ actions outraged relatives of the victims. “They’re engaging in jihad in a courtroom,” said Debra Burlingame, whose brother, Charles, was the pilot of the plane that flew into the Pentagon. She watched the proceeding from Brooklyn on one of the closedcircuit video feeds around the United States. A handful of those who lost family members in the attacks were selected by a lottery and flown to watch the proceedings at the U.S. naval base in Cuba, where Mohammed and his co-defendants put off their pleas until a later date. They face 2,976 counts of murder and terrorism in the 2001 attacks that sent hijacked jetliners into New York’s World Trade Center and the Pentagon. The charges carry the death penalty. The detainees’ lawyers spent hours questioning the judge, Army Col. James Pohl, about his qualifications to hear the case and suggested their clients were being mistreated at the hearing, in a strategy that could pave the way for future appeals. Mohammed was subjected to a strip search and “inflammatory and unnecessary” treatment before court, said his attorney, David Nevin. It was the defendants’ first appearance in

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A view of Hospital Cay, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba during the arraignment of the selfproclaimed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, and four co-defendants, Saturday, May 5, at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. more than three years after stalled efforts to to attend the hearing, and said it was important to him to see the people accused of try them for the terror attacks. The Obama administration renewed killing his sister, Lucy Fishman, a Brooklyn plans to try the men at Guantanamo Bay mother of two who worked in the World after a bid to try the men in New York City Trade Center. He said he came away with impressed blocks from the trade center site hit political with the military justice system, with defense opposition. Officials adopted new rules with Congress lawyers putting up an aggressive defense. “If they had done this another country it that forbade testimony obtained through torture or cruel treatment, and they now say would have been a different story,” Bracken that defendants could be tried as fairly here said Sunday. “But this is America.” Human rights groups and defense as in a civilian court. Nevin said it would be impossible to pres- lawyers say the secrecy of Guantanamo and ent testimony against his client that wasn’t the military tribunals will make it impossible corrupted by treatment that he says amount- for the defense. They argued the U.S. kept the case out of ed torture. “It’s not possible to untaint the evidence any more than it is to unring a bell.” civilian court to prevent disclosure of the Eddie Bracken of Staten Island, New treatment of prisoners like Mohammed, who York, was one of the victims’ relatives allowed was waterboarded 183 times.

Biden OK with equal rights for married gay couples WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says he’s “absolutely comfortable” with gay couples who marry getting the same civil rights and liberties as heterosexual couples, a stand that gay rights advocates interpreted as an endorsement of same-sex marriage. But the White House and President Barack Obama’s reelection campaign, eager to avoid a debate on a hot-button social issue in an election year, insisted that Biden was not breaking ranks with Obama, who does not publicly support gay marriage. Biden told NBC’s “Meet the Press” that marriage should be about being loyal to someone you love, whether that marriage is

between a man and a woman, two men or two women. “I am absolutely comfortable with the fact that men marrying men, women marrying women and heterosexual men and women marrying one another are entitled to the same exact rights, all the civil rights, all the civil liberties,” Biden said in the interview broadcast Sunday. BIDEN Gay rights advocates said Biden’s comments signaled unmistakable support for gay marriage, which they said made him the highest-ranking member in the Obama adminis-

tration to take that position. “”I’m grateful that the vice president of the United States is now publically supporting marriage equality and I hope very soon the president and the rest of our leaders, Republicans and Democrats in Congress, will fall in line with the vice president,” said Chad Griffin, a gay rights supporter and a member of the Obama campaign’s national finance committee. Joe Solmonese, the president of the Human Rights Campaign, said his group was encouraged

by Biden’s comments and called on Obama to speak out for “full marriage equality” for same-sex couples. While Obama opposes gay marriage, he says his personal views on the matter are “evolving” and has noted that polls show Americans are increasingly supporting same-sex marriage. Biden, a devout Catholic, has said previously that personal views, as well as the country’s, on gay marriage are evolving. The vice president’s office said Sunday after the interview aired that Biden’s comments were not an endorsement of gay marriage, but simply a reaffirmation of his belief that samesex couples deserve the same

rights and protections as all Americans. David Axelrod, a senior adviser to the Obama campaign, chimed in on Twitter, saying Biden and Obama share the view that all married couples should have the same legal rights. For the Obama campaign, gay marriage has become a vexing election year issue. Each time the campaign promotes the president’s extensive work in advancing gay rights, including ending the military’s ban on openly gay service members, it is reminded of the one area where the president has fallen short in the eyes of gay rights advocates.

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President Barack Obama speaks to students and parents at Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, Va., Friday, May 4, about his efforts to prevent interest rates from doubling on federal student loans. students’ interest rates to balloon before November’s presidential and congressional elections. “We’re still pushing on that,” said Rhode Island Sen. Jack Reed, chief sponsor of the Democratic bill. “But I also think I recognize if there is another proposal outside of going after the health care fund, we’ll certainly listen.” Stafford loans are made to low- and middle-income students. With student loans of all types a growing household burden that now exceeds the nation’s creditcard debt, the fight in Congress has come to sym-

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Back up your claim with some up-to-date statistics Dear Annie: I have a neverending situation with my husband, whom I love very much. We have two preteen daughters he insists on taking across the border to Mexico to visit his family. With the recent drug wars and violence there, I am beside myself in allowing this to happen. The arguments have been so heated that we've actually talked to lawyers. Neither one of us wants to end up in divorce court, but we are both firm in our positions. He takes the kids to visit about once a week, and I'm strongly against it. My lawyer said that since we live in a border town, he didn't think a court would prevent my husband from taking the kids to Mexico. I'm not so sure. I hate to say it, but if it keeps my girls safe, I'm willing to leave him if that means he won't be able to transport them out of the country to Mexico. Any advice? — Texas Dear Texas: The U.S. recently issued travel warnings for Mexico. Your husband undoubtedly feels there is no undue risk in visiting his family, but he is not accepting the reality of the situation there. Go online and get some up-to-date statistics about the increase in violence, and see whether you can convince him to be more careful with his daughters' lives. Is there any possibility that the in-laws could meet your husband in Texas? Would they be willing to arrange a visit in a safer area of Mexico (there are several)? Keep in mind that a divorce would not necessarily prevent your husband from taking the children across the border, so we urge you to find a way to work this out. Dear Annie: I am getting married in October. Everything was going smoothly until my fiance mentioned that his mom wanted her cousin's daughter, "Michelle," to be a bridesmaid. I have never met Michelle, she doesn't speak English, and I would feel uncomfortable having her play such an important role. My fiance said it would be a nice thing to do, especially since Michelle has cancer, but he left the decision to me. I decided against it, but was adamant that she attend the wedding as a guest. My fiance's family, however, felt it was an attack on them. His mom said she wouldn't feel welcome at our wedding and refuses to attend if Michelle isn't a bridesmaid. Then my fiance's sister (who is a bridesmaid) said she wasn't going to attend, either. I was heartbroken and confused, and my fiance is trapped in the middle. I now feel Michelle has to be a bridesmaid in order to keep the peace. Was I selfish to deny her in the first place? My fiance's mom says no matter what I do, she will never look at me the same way. — Bride-to-Be Dear Bride: Let's get a couple of things straight. Yes, the bride selects her bridesmaids, and the future in-laws should not be pressuring and threatening you. However, this particular choice means a great deal to them, and it is wise for a bride to periodically please her future in-laws. Including Michelle from the start would have been a minor inconvenience to you while gaining lots of brownie points with your fiance and his family. Now you appear to be heartless. If you stick to your guns, you'll end up with nothing. So suck it up, apologize profusely, and say you didn't realize how important it was to include Michelle and you'd be proud and happy to do so. Dear Annie: I agree with "Friend of a Young Cancer Victim" that it's better to donate to charity or medical research than spend the money on flowers at a funeral. However, when I have done this, more often than not, I am inundated with endless requests for further donations. This makes me not want to donate at all. — Another Fan Annie's Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please email your questions to anniesmailbox@comcast.net, or write to: Annie's Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 3rd Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254.

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There are so many uses for foam boxes Dear Readers: In a recent column, a reader asked for suggestions about what to do with all of the insulated foam boxes. Here is what some of you said: Dennis in Washington says, “I take them to the local mailing center for recycling.” Sondra in Nebraska says: “Those foam boxes are prized by fishermen! They are perfect for transporting worms used for bait.” Eileen in New York says: “I break them up into small pieces and use them in the bottom of pots for plants. It fills the pot, and I don’t have to use so much soil.” Victoria in Montana uses the

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insulated containers to send leftovers home with guests.” These are all great reuse and recycle hints! So many suggestions came in that I will do a follow-up column. Keep an eye out, and keep sending in your hints! — Heloise FAST FACTS Dear Heloise: Here are some handy uses for plastic frosting tubs: • Hold loose straight pins. • Keep excess change in one. • Use to organize a desk drawer. • Use to scoop pet or bird food from a larger container. • Place small amounts of

paint in one for small jobs. — Phyllis in Arkansas OPEN SAFELY Dear Heloise: I use a handcrank can opener. Almost every time I used it, I could never completely detach the lid from the can. I had to bend the lid up by the small piece of metal still connected. Now, when opening a can with the opener, I clamp the opener to the can and turn the crank about one-quarter turn counterclockwise, then proceed to turn the crank clockwise to open the can. The lid comes off neatly just about every time. — Ray, via email


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TODAY IN HISTORY (AP) — Today is Monday, May 7, the 128th day of 2012. There are 238 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 7, 1812, English poet Robert Browning was born in London. On this date: • In 1789, the first inaugural ball was held in New York in honor of President George Washington and his wife, Martha. • In 1824, Beethoven’s

Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125, had its premiere in Vienna. • In 1915, nearly 1,200 people died when a German torpedo sank the British liner RMS Lusitania off the Irish coast. • In 1941, Glenn Miller and His Orchestra recorded “Chattanooga Choo Choo” for RCA Victor. • In 1942, U.S. Army Gen. Jonathan Wainwright went on a Manila radio station to announce the Allied surrender of the Philippines to Japanese forces

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Norcold, Inc., recognized as the leader in refrigerator manufacturing for the RV, Marine and Truck markets, is currently accepting resumes for our Sidney, Ohio facility.

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This position plans, designs, and supports manufacturing processes analyzing the layout of equipment, workflow, assembly methods, and work force utilization in addition to various other levels of tasks associated to this role. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor degree in an Engineering, Technical or Scientific discipline or equivalent experience, 3-7 yrs experience in a manufacturing environment, strong working knowledge of PLCs, experience with AutoCad and Microsoft Office programs, and experience with Lean principles and continuous improvement.

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EVERS REALTY TROY, 2 bedroom townhomes, 1.5 baths, 1 car garage, ca, w/d hook up, all appliances, $695 (937)216-5806 EversRealty.net 2 BEDROOM in Troy, Stove, refrigerator, W/D, A/C, very clean, no pets. $525. (937)573-7908 COVINGTON 2 bedroom townhouse, $495. No Pets. (937)698-4599, (937)572-9297.

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AIR CONDITIONER, window style, works good, $75 (937)418-4639.

MACHINISTS TOOLS, large selection. Toolboxes, surface plate, height stand, mics, indicators, too much too list. Will separate. (937)726-5761

MICROWAVE wall mount, $125, black, (937)935-1472

560 Home Furnishings COUCH, CHAIR, matching green and red floral on white, very soft, $100. Delivery extra locally. (937)339-7732

TREE TRIMMER, 10/12 foot with saw blade, excellent condition. $18 (937)846-1276

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CRIB Complete, cradle, playpen, pack-n-play, car seat, tub, gate, blankets, clothes, TY buddys, Boyd care bears, Disney animated phones (937)339-4233

CHIHUAHUA AKC, male, 7 Years old good stud dog $50.00 Short Haired Tan. Call (937)448-0522.

CROSS TRAINER, 650 cardio pro form reflexstep, excellent shape $75. Will deliver locally (937)339-7732 FURNACE DUCT with registers. 10"X16"X8', 6 pieces. $22 each. A-1. Heat garage, shop, basement. (937)335-4679 STATIONARY BIKE, Weslo 605, $50. Will deliver locally (937)339-7732

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will sell, to the satisfy lien of the owner, at public sale by competitive bidding on May 16 2012 at On or after 9:00 am at the Extra Space Storage facility located at: EXTRA SPACE STORAGE, 21 Kings Chapel Drive North The personal goods stored therein by the following may include, but are not limited to general household, furniture, boxes, clothes and appliances. Unit 1212: Antony Miller 1301 Wright Circle Troy, OH 45373 dresser, sleeping bags; Unit 2118: Robin Rohrer 1363 Lee RD Troy, OH 45373 furniture, computer; Unit 1412: Adam Johnston 1424 Cornish RD Troy OH 45373 baby stuff, tv; Unit 4413: Kim-Rae Ketcham 22 South Parkview Ave Bexley OH 43209 storage containers, boxes Purchases must be made with cash only and paid at the time of sale. All goods are sold as is and must be removed at the time of purchase. Extra Space Storage reserves the right to refuse any bid. Sale is subject to adjournment. Auctioneer Joseph C. Tate as executive administrator. 4/30, 5/7-2012 2278277

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We remember those who have passed away and are especially dear to us. On Monday, May 28, 2012 we will publish a special section devoted to those who are gone, but not forgotten. Verse Selections:

2, 3 & 4 BEDROOM houses available, Piqua, $ 5 5 0 - $ 7 5 0 , (937)778-9303 days, (937)604-5417 evenings.

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CHIHUAHUA, Free to good home. 6 year old female, up to date on shots and spayed. Good with children and other pets. (937)552-9094. MINIATURE DACHSHUNDS, papered, vet checked, 1st shots, parents on premises, 1 black/tan male, 1 chocolate male, 1 chocolate long haired female, $300. Will be ready 5/22, (937)441-7885.

TROY TOWNHOUSE, 2 Bedroom 1.5 bath. Stephenson Drive. $495 month, (937)216-4233.

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PUNCH BOWL SET, large silver, bowl is 15" round, 11" on a pedestal. Tray is 20" round. Comes with 12 silver cups, $50, (937)498-1589. WALKER folds and adjusts, tub/shower benches, commode chair, toilet riser, grabbers, canes, Elvis items, collector dolls, doll chairs, more (937)339-4233

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In our hearts your memory lingers, sweetly tender, fond and true. Name of Deceased:____________________ There is not a day, dear Mother/Father, that we do not think of you. Date of Birth:_________________________ Thank you for loving and sharing, Date of Passing:_______________________ for giving and for caring. God bless you and keep you, Number of verse selected :______________ until we meet again. Or write your own (20 words or less):______ Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure. ____________________________________ You are loved beyond words ____________________________________ and missed beyond measure. Those we love we never lose, ____________________________________ for always they will be, Closing Message: (Example: Always in our loved remembered, treasured, always in our memory. hearts, Sue & Family):__________________ It broke our hearts to lose you, ____________________________________ but you did not go alone. For part of us went with you, Name of person submitting form:__________ the day God called you home. ____________________________________ My heart still aches in sadness, my silent tears still flow. Phone Number:________________________ For what it meant to lose you, Address:_____________________________ no one will ever know. Memory is a lovely lane, City, State and Zip Code:________________ where hearts are ever true. ____________________________________ A lane I so often travel down, because it leads to you. Visa, Mastercard, Discover, Am. Ex. Number: Oh how we wish he/she was here today, ____________________________________ to see all the blessings we have. Expiration Date:_______________________ Yet somehow you know that he/she is guiding us on our paths. Signature:____________________________ Tenderly we treasure the past with memories that will always last. Remembering you on this day, comforted by so many memories. In the hearts of those who loved you, you will always be there. If love could have saved you, you would have lived forever. . Loved always, sadly missed. To remember your loved one in this Forever remembered, forever missed. special way, submit a photo, this form Suffer little children to come unto me.

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• COACHING SEARCH: Tippecanoe High School is seeking to fill the position of varsity boys basketball coach. A letter of interest, resume and support material may be submitted to Matt Shomper, Athletic Director, 615 E. KesslerCowlesville Road, Tipp City, Ohio 45371. Phone: (937) 669-6364, Fax: (937) 6670912, email: mshomper@tippcity.k12.oh.us. The deadline for application is Friday. • BASEBALL: The Troy Post 43 baseball team is holding the 2012 Golf Scramble at Cliffside Golf Course in Tipp City on Saturday. Check in starts at noon. A shotgun start will take place at 1 p.m. The fee is $65 a person. Proceeds go to the support of Troy Post 43 baseball. To learn more, contact Brown at (937) 339-4383 or at (937) 474-9093. You can also contact Frosty via email at ibrown@woh.rr.com. • PHYSICALS: The Newton Athletic Department has made plans to offer all student-athletes grades 6-11 the opportunity to receive their required annual physical for the 2012-2013 school year. Dr. Kent Booher will provide his services to conduct physicals beginning at 5:30 p.m. May 16 in the high school locker rooms. These physicals are good for the entire 2012-2013 school year. Please call (937) 676-2002 to schedule an appointment and pick up the physical papers, which do require parental signature. The charge will be $15, and checks may be made payable to the Newton Athletic Dept. • COACHING SEARCH: Bethel High School is looking for a varsity head football coach. Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and references to Bob Hamlin, Athletic Director, Bethel High School, Tipp City 45371 or bethelathdept@bethel.k12.oh.us. • GOLF: The Ninth Annual Red Devil Golf Outing will be held at 11:30 a.m. June 8 at Homestead Golf Course. Forms came be found at Reddevilbasketball.com under the “golf” heading. For more information, e-mail dlpittenger@tippcity.k12.oh.us.

A push from Busch

May 7, 2012

Keselowski head-smart in Talladega victory TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — The leader on the last lap isn’t supposed to win at Talladega Superspeedway. Everybody knows that. Brad Keselowski disagrees, and he showed how to do it Sunday with a calculated plan that sent him to Victory Lane. Keselowski used a big push from Kyle Busch to pass leader Matt Kenseth, and after leaving the Daytona 500 winner in their wake, Keselowski staved off Busch’s attempt to snatch the win. Using a move Keselowski

said he had dreamed about, he held on for his second win of the season and second at Talladega. “I had this whole plan if I ever got in that situation where I was leading; I thought about it and thought about it, dreamed about what to do, and sure enough, going into (turn) three, it was just me and Kyle,” Keselowski said. “I knew the move I wanted to pull. It worked because the AP PHOTO guy running second should have Brad Keselowski drives under the checkered flag to win the the advantage, but I had this NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Talladega

■ See NASCAR on 18 Superspeedway Sunday in Talladega, Ala.

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Fowler finally a winner Golfer takes 1st at Quail Hollow

SPORTS CALENDAR TODAY Baseball Regular Season Urbana at Tippecanoe (5 p.m.) Bradford at Lehman (5 p.m.) Division IV Sectional Troy Christian at Tri-County North (5 p.m.) Ansonia at Newton (5 p.m.) Bradford at Cedarville (5 p.m.) Houston at Covington (5 p.m.) Softball Regular Season Urbana at Tippecanoe (5 p.m.) Xenia Christian at Troy Christian (5 p.m.) Division I Sectional Piqua at Lakota East (5 p.m.) Division III Sectional Anna at Milton-Union (5 p.m.) Dixie at Miami East (5 p.m.) Track and Field Newton, Bradford at Tri-Village (4:30 p.m.)

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Knicks narrowly beat Heat, 89-87 Carmelo Anthony scored 41 points, Amare Stoudemire had 20 points and 10 rebounds in his return from a cut hand, and the New York Knicks snapped an NBA-record, 13-game postseason losing streak by beating the Miami Heat 89-87 Sunday in Game 4 of their first-round series. See Page 18.

Dragons Lair DAYTON Casey McElroy crushed two home runs and drove in four to lead the Fort Wayne TinCaps to an 11-1 victory over the Dayton Dragons on Sunday.

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Looking like a stud Latos fans 11 as Reds silence Pirates, 5-0 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mat Latos spent Sunday morning trying to quell a queasy stomach. All the Cincinnati right-hander really needed was a little bit of defensive help and an overpowering fastball. Feeling lightheaded and chugging Gatorade, Latos fought off the bug and a shaky first inning to strike out a career-high 11 and lead the Reds to a 5-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday.

“Sometimes when guys don’t feel quite right, a lot of times they throw their best games,” Cincinnati manager Dusty Baker said. “You settle down, you’re concentrating, you try not to overthrow because you don’t have the strength to do so.” Baker joked that he kept calling Latos “Michael Jordan” in the dugout between innings and Latos kept reassuring his manager he was OK. Latos (2-2) certainly appeared to be fine while giving

up two runs over six innings. So did the three relievers who upped Cincinnati’s strikeout total to 17, tying a club record for a nine-inning game. The biggest of the 17 whiffs came in the first as Latos tightroped out of a bases-loaded, one-out jam. Third baseman Todd Frazier got the first out with a spectacular diving grab on a liner by Casey McGehee, a smash hit so hard Latos started

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Rickie Fowler finally picked up his first PGA Tour win Sunday in what might be the start of a rivalry for years to come. Fowler brought style and substance to a sudden-death playoff at Quail Hollow and delivered a clutch shot a wedge into 4 feet to birdie the 18th hole and win the Wells Fargo Championship over U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy and D.A. Points. The 23-year-old Fowler has been talked about as the next American star since he turned pro with his flashy colors and allorange outfit on Sunday, his trademark. Now he has a trophy to back up the hype, coming in his 67th start as a pro on the PGA Tour. And he beat the 23-year-old McIlroy to do it. “I’m looking forward to playing with Rory for a long time,” said Flower, who closed with a 3-under 69. “It’s awesome. It’s a long wait, but well worth it.” McIlroy established himself on the same green two years ago, a 20-year-old who closed out a record 62 by making a 40-foot putt. This time, it was Fowler’s turn. Along for the ride was Points, a 35-year-old who had the tournament in his grasp until ending 40 straight holes without a bogey by making one at the worst time. He had a one-shot lead going to the 18th in regulation, hit his approach in a bunker and never came close to a par. McIlroy had a shot at winning in regulation and missed a 15-foot birdie putt. In the playoff, all three hit the fairway, with McIlroy hitting a 3wood that traveled nearly 340 yards. Fowler’s wedge covered the flag and spun some 4 feet away. Points went long and did well to two-putt for his par, making the second one from 12 feet. McIlroy hit his wedge well right of the flag and had to work hard for a twoputt par. That set the stage for Fowler, and he wasn’t about to let this chance get away.

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Indians top Rangers, hand Darvish 1st loss CLEVELAND (AP) — A glaring problem cost Yu Darvish and the Texas Rangers. Ubaldo Jimenez pitched seven scoreless innings and Asdrubal Cabrera hit a two-run double after the Rangers lost an infield popup in the sun as the Cleveland Indians handed Darvish his first major league

loss, 4-2 Sunday. Jason Kipnis homered off Darvish (4-1), who struck out a career-high 11 over six innings. Jimenez (3-2) walked four in the first three innings but settled down and permitted only two hits. Johnny Damon’s pop fell for a leadoff single in the third, lead-

ing to a three-run inning. “If the ball goes into the sun, what can you do?” Darvish said through an interpreter. “If this was the first loss ever in my life I would feel different,” he said. “But I have experienced many losses. So now, I just prepare for my next game.” Darvish signed a $56 million,

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six-year contract with Texas in January. The Rangers also bid nearly $52 million to gain negotiating rights to the 25-year-old right-hander, who was 93-38 with a 1.99 ERA in Japan. “He pitched well enough to keep us in the game, but we didn’t support him with runs,”

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AMERICAN LEAGUE Saturday's Games Baltimore 8, Boston 2 Chicago White Sox 3, Detroit 2 Texas 5, Cleveland 2, 11 innings Kansas City 5, N.Y. Yankees 1 Oakland 4, Tampa Bay 3, 12 innings L.A. Angels 6, Toronto 2 Seattle 7, Minnesota 0 Sunday's Games Detroit 3, Chicago White Sox 1 Cleveland 4, Texas 2 Baltimore 9, Boston 6, 17 innings Oakland 9, Tampa Bay 5 N.Y. Yankees 10, Kansas City 4 L.A. Angels 4, Toronto 3 Seattle 5, Minnesota 2 Monday's Games Chicago White Sox (Humber 1-1) at Cleveland (McAllister 0-0), 1:05 p.m., 1st game Chicago White Sox (Stults 0-0) at Cleveland (Tomlin 1-2), 7:05 p.m., 2nd game Texas (M.Harrison 3-2) at Baltimore (Matusz 1-3), 7:05 p.m. Boston (Doubront 1-1) at Kansas City (J.Sanchez 1-1), 8:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (Weaver 4-0) at Minnesota (Liriano 0-4), 8:10 p.m. Detroit (Fister 0-0) at Seattle (Beavan 1-3), 10:10 p.m. Tuesday's Games Chicago White Sox at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at N.Y.Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Texas at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. Boston at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m. L.A. Angels at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m. Toronto at Oakland, 10:05 p.m. Detroit at Seattle, 10:10 p.m. NATIONAL LEAGUE Saturday's Games L.A. Dodgers 5, Chicago Cubs 1 Washington 7, Philadelphia 1 N.Y. Mets 4, Arizona 3 San Francisco 5, Milwaukee 2 Pittsburgh 3, Cincinnati 2 Houston 8, St. Louis 2 Atlanta 13, Colorado 9 Miami 4, San Diego 1 Sunday's Games N.Y. Mets 3, Arizona 1 Cincinnati 5, Pittsburgh 0 St. Louis 8, Houston 1 Chicago Cubs 4, L.A. Dodgers 3, 11 innings Atlanta 7, Colorado 2 Miami 6, San Diego 3 San Francisco 4, Milwaukee 3, 11 innings Philadelphia at Washington, 8:05 p.m. Monday's Games N.Y. Mets (Niese 2-1) at Philadelphia (Halladay 3-2), 7:05 p.m. Atlanta (Hanson 3-2) at Chicago Cubs (Samardzija 3-1), 8:05 p.m. Miami (Zambrano 0-2) at Houston (W.Rodriguez 3-2), 8:05 p.m. Cincinnati (Arroyo 1-1) at Milwaukee (Gallardo 1-3), 8:10 p.m. St. Louis (Lynn 5-0) at Arizona (J.Saunders 2-1), 9:40 p.m. Colorado (Pomeranz 0-1) at San Diego (Volquez 0-2), 10:05 p.m. San Francisco (Zito 1-0) at L.A. Dodgers (Lilly 3-0), 10:10 p.m. Tuesday's Games N.Y. Mets at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. Washington at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. Atlanta at Chicago Cubs, 8:05 p.m. Miami at Houston, 8:05 p.m. Cincinnati at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m. St. Louis at Arizona, 9:40 p.m. Colorado at San Diego, 10:05 p.m. San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. Reds 5, Pirates 0 Cincinnati Pittsburgh ab r h bi ab r h bi Cozart ss 3 1 1 0 Tabata rf 3 0 1 0 Stubbs cf 4 3 3 2 Presley lf 4 0 0 0 Votto 1b 4 0 1 1 J.Hughes p0 0 0 0 Phillips 2b 4 0 0 1 Walker 2b 3 0 1 0 Bruce rf 4 0 1 0 P.Alvarez 3b2 0 0 0 Heisey lf 4 0 1 0 McGehee 4 0 0 0 Frazier 3b 4 1 2 1 McLouth cf 4 0 1 0 Hanigan c 3 0 1 0 Barmes ss 3 0 0 0 Latos p 2 0 0 0 J.Harrison ph 1 0 0 0 Hoover p 0 0 0 0 McKenry c 4 0 0 0 Chapman p0 0 0 0 Morton p 2 0 0 0 Harris ph 1 0 0 0 Lincoln p 0 0 0 0 Simon p 0 0 0 0 Navarro ph-lf2 0 0 0 Totals 33 510 5 Totals 32 0 3 0 Cincinnati .................112 010 000—5 Pittsburgh.................000 000 000—0 E_Phillips (2), Cozart (3), Morton (3), P.Alvarez (6). DP_Pittsburgh 2. LOB_Cincinnati 8, Pittsburgh 9. 2B_Frazier (2). HR_Stubbs (3), Frazier (1). SB_Stubbs (5). S_Latos. SF_Phillips. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .IP H R ER BB SO Cincinnati Latos W,2-2 . . . . . . . .6 2 0 0 3 11 Hoover . . . . . . . . . .2-3 1 0 0 0 2 Chapman . . . . . .1 1-3 0 0 0 0 2 Simon . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 0 0 0 0 2 Pittsburgh

Morton L,1-3 . . . . . . .6 7 5 4 2 5 Lincoln . . . . . . . . . . . .1 2 0 0 0 1 J.Hughes . . . . . . . . . .2 1 0 0 2 0 HBP_by Latos (Tabata), by Morton (Hanigan). Umpires_Home, Jim Wolf; First, Derryl Cousins; Second, Alan Porter; Third, Ron Kulpa. T_3:09. A_20,042 (38,362). Indians 4, Rangers 2 Texas Cleveland ab r h bi ab r h bi Kinsler 2b 4 1 1 0 Damon lf 4 1 2 0 Andrus ss 2 1 1 0 Cunningham00 0 0 Hamilton cf 3 0 1 1 Kipnis 2b 2 2 1 1 M.Young 4 0 1 1 Cabrera ss 3 1 1 2 Murphy lf 4 0 1 0 Hafner dh 3 0 0 0 N.Cruz rf 4 0 0 0 C.Santana c4 0 0 0 Moreland 3 0 1 0 Choo rf 3 0 1 0 Torrealba c 3 0 0 0 Brantley cf 4 0 0 0 Napoli ph 1 0 0 0 Kotchman 4 0 1 0 Gonzalez 3 0 0 0 Hannahan 3 0 0 0 Beltre ph 1 0 0 0 Totals 32 2 6 2 Totals 30 4 6 3 Texas .........................000 000 020—2 Cleveland..................003 010 00x—4 E_Andrus (2). LOB_Texas 8, Cleveland 7. 2B_Andrus (6), Dav.Murphy (6), A.Cabrera (9). HR_Kipnis (5). SB_Choo (4), Kotchman (3). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .IP H R ER BB SO Texas Darvish L,4-1 . . . . . . .6 6 4 3 4 11 M.Lowe . . . . . . . . . . .1 0 0 0 1 1 Uehara . . . . . . . . . . . .1 0 0 0 0 1 Cleveland Jimenez W,3-2 . . . . . .7 2 0 0 5 6 Sipp . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-3 3 2 2 0 1 Pestano H,8 . . . . . .1-3 0 0 0 0 1 C.Perez S,11-12 . . . .1 1 0 0 0 1 Umpires_Home, Angel Campos; First, Dan Iassogna; Second, Dale Scott; Third, CB Bucknor. T_2:49. A_18,171 (43,429). Sunday's Major League Linescores AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago . . . .100 000 000—1 5 0 Detroit . . . . . .101 000 01x—3 10 0 Axelrod, Ohman (5), Z.Stewart (6), H.Santiago (7) and Flowers; Porcello, Dotel (7), Coke (7), Benoit (8), Valverde (9) and Avila. W_Porcello 3-2. L_Axelrod 0-1. Sv_Valverde (5). HRs_Chicago, A.Dunn (9). Detroit, A.Jackson (4), Fielder (4), Dirks (2). Oakland . . . .005 030 100—9 10 0 Tampa Bay . .400 010 000—5 6 0 Milone, Blevins (6), R.Cook (7), Fuentes (8), Norberto (9) and Recker; M.Moore, Badenhop (5), W.Davis (7), C.Ramos (9) and Gimenez. W_Milone 4-2. L_M.Moore 1-2. HRs_Oakland, Inge (2). Tampa Bay, B.Upton (2). NewYork . . . .016 000030—10 12 0 Kansas City .100 010 101—4 9 1 P.Hughes, Logan (7), R.Soriano (8), Wade (9) and Martin; Hochevar, Mendoza (3), Hottovy (8) and Quintero. W_P.Hughes 2-4. L_Hochevar 2-3. HRs_New York, Cano (2), Swisher (7), A.Rodriguez (5). Kansas City, Quintero (1). Toronto . . . . .001 001 100—3 9 0 Los Angeles .000 220 00x—4 10 1 Hutchison, Oliver (6), Frasor (6), Janssen (7), Villanueva (8) and Arencibia; Williams, D.Carpenter (7), Frieri (8), S.Downs (9), Hawkins (9) and Iannetta. W_Williams 3-1. L_Hutchison 1-1. Sv_Hawkins (1). HRs_Los Angeles, Pujols (1). Minnesota . . .000 000 101—2 5 0 Seattle . . . . . .310 100 00x—5 7 0 Blackburn, Duensing (7), Burton (8) and Mauer; Noesi, Luetge (8), Wilhelmsen (9) and Jaso. W_Noesi 2-3. L_Blackburn 0-4. HRs_Minnesota, Doumit 2 (3). Seattle, Carp (1). NATIONAL LEAGUE Arizona . . . . .000 000 001—1 4 0 NewYork . . . .200 100 00x—3 6 0 Cahill, Zagurski (8) and M.Montero; Dickey, Byrdak (9), F.Francisco (9) and Thole. W_Dickey 4-1. L_Cahill 2-3. Sv_F.Francisco (7). St. Louis . . . .211 201 010—8 11 0 Houston . . . .000 100 000—1 8 1 Wainwright, Rzepczynski (8), Motte (9) and Y.Molina, T.Cruz; Happ, Del Rosario (6), Abad (8), Lyon (9) and J.Castro. W_Wainwright 2-3. L_Happ 22. HRs_St. Louis, Craig (1), Greene 2 (3). Los Angeles .012 000 000 00—3 6 0 Chicago . . . .002 000 001 01—412 1 (11 innings) Harang, Lindblom (7), Jansen (8), Guerra (9), J.Wright (10) and A.Ellis; T.Wood, Camp (7), Russell (8), Dolis (10) and W.Castillo. W_Dolis 2-2. L_J.Wright 1-2. HRs_Los Angeles, J.Rivera (2). Atlanta . . . . . .003 102 010—7 9 0 Colorado . . . .000 000 200—2 4 0 Beachy, C.Martinez (7) and D.Ross; Nicasio, Ottavino (6), Mat.Reynolds (8), C.Torres (9) and R.Hernandez. W_Beachy 3-1. L_Nicasio 2-1. Sv_C.Martinez (1). HRs_Atlanta,

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SPORTS ON TV TODAY HOCKEY 1 p.m. NBCSN — IIHF World Championships, pool play, United States vs. Slovakia, at Helsinki MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1 p.m. WGN — Chicago White Sox at Cleveland 7 p.m. ESPN — N.Y. Mets at Philadelphia NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. or 8 p.m. TNT — Playoffs, first round, doubleheader, possibilities include: game 4s San Antonio at Utah, Memphis at L.A. Clippers, or game 5, Dallas at Oklahoma City (if necessary) NHL HOCKEY 7:30 p.m. NBCSN — Playoffs, conference semifinals, teams TBA 10 p.m. NBCSN — Playoffs, conference semifinals, teams TBA SOCCER 2:55 p.m. ESPN2 — Premier League, Wigan at Blackburn

TUESDAY MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees or Texas at Baltimore 8 p.m. WGN — Atlanta at Chicago Cubs 10 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers or Detroit at Seattle NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. or 8 p.m. TNT — Playoffs, first round, doubleheader, possibilities include game 5s: Orlando at Indiana, Boston at Atlanta, Philadelphia at Chicago, or Denver at L.A. Lakers (if necessary) NHL HOCKEY 7:30 p.m. NBCSN — Playoffs, conference semifinals, teams TBA

WEDNESDAY MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. or 8 p.m. TNT — Playoffs, first round, doubleheader, possibilities include game 5s: New York at Miami, Utah at San Antonio, or L.A. Clippers at Memphis (if necessary) NHL HOCKEY 7:30 p.m. NBCSN — Playoffs, conference semifinals, teams TBA 10 p.m. NBCSN — Playoffs, conference semifinals, teams TBA Freeman (6), Uggla (4). Milwaukee.....100 001 001 00—3 8 0 San Fran. .....200 100 000 01—4 9 1 (11 innings) Marcum, Veras (7), M.Parra (8), Fr.Rodriguez (9), Loe (10), Dillard (11) and Lucroy; M.Cain, Romo (8), S.Casilla (9), Hensley (10), Ja.Lopez (11) and Posey. W_Ja.Lopez 3-0. L_Dillard 0-1. Miami . . . . . . .000 002 040—6 9 1 San Diego . . .000 020 010—3 7 0 Nolasco, Choate (8), Webb (8), Mujica (9) and J.Buck; Wieland, Brach (6), Gregerson (7), Cashner (8), Mikolas (8), Spence (9) and Jo.Baker. W_Nolasco 4-0. L_Cashner 2-2. Sv_Mujica (2). Midwest League Eastern Division Lansing (Blue Jays) Great Lakes (Dodgers) South Bend (D-backs) Bowling Green (Rays) West Michigan (Tigers) Fort Wayne (Padres) Lake County (Indians) Dayton (Reds) Western Division

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W L Pct. GB Wisconsin (Brewers) 18 11 .621 — 17 13 .567 1½ Beloit (Twins) Quad Cities (Cardinals) 17 13 .567 1½ Burlington (Athletics) 14 15 .483 4 Kane County (Royals) 14 16 .467 4½ Cedar Rapids (Angels) 13 16 .448 5 11 18 .379 7 Clinton (Mariners) 11 19 .367 7½ Peoria (Cubs) Saturday's Games Kane County 7, Beloit 4 Clinton 4, Burlington 0 Fort Wayne 3, Dayton 0 Lansing 2, West Michigan 0 Great Lakes 6, South Bend 1 Wisconsin 4, Cedar Rapids 3 Quad Cities 20, Peoria 5 Bowling Green 2, Lake County 0 Sunday's Games Fort Wayne 11, Dayton 1 Lansing 4, West Michigan 3 Great Lakes 6, South Bend 4, 10 innings Cedar Rapids at Wisconsin, ppd., rain Quad Cities 9, Peoria 2 Beloit 5, Kane County 3 Burlington 2, Clinton 0 Lake County 6, Bowling Green 2 Monday's Games Peoria at Quad Cities, 12 p.m. Cedar Rapids at Wisconsin, 6:05 p.m., 1st game Fort Wayne at Dayton, 7 p.m. Great Lakes at South Bend, 7:05 p.m. West Michigan at Lansing, 7:05 p.m. Burlington at Clinton, 7:30 p.m. Kane County at Beloit, 7:30 p.m. Lake County at Bowling Green, 7:35 p.m. Cedar Rapids at Wisconsin, 8:35 p.m., 2nd game

HOCKEY National Hockey League Playoff Glance CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS EASTERN CONFERENCE N.Y. Rangers vs.Washington Saturday, April 28: NY Rangers 3, Washington 1 Monday, April 30: Washington 3, NY Rangers 2 Wednesday, May 2: NY Rangers 2, Washington 1, 3OT Saturday, May 5: Washington 3, Rangers 2, series tied 2-2 Monday, May 7: Washington at NY Rangers, 7:30 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 9: NY Rangers at Washington, TBD x-Saturday, May 12: Washington at NY

Rangers, TBD Philadelphia vs. New Jersey Sunday, April 29: Philadelphia 4, New Jersey 3, OT Tuesday, May 1: New Jersey 4, Philadelphia 1 Thursday, May 3: New Jersey 4, Philadelphia 3, OT Sunday, May 6: New Jersey 4, Philadelphia 2, , New Jersey leads series 3-1 Tuesday, May 8: New Jersey at Philadelphia, TBD x-Thursday, May 10: Philadelphia at New Jersey, TBD x-Saturday, May 12: New Jersey at Philadelphia, TBD WESTERN CONFERENCE Phoenix vs. Nashville Friday, April 27: Phoenix 4, Nashville 3, OT Sunday, April 29: Phoenix 5, Nashville 3 Wednesday, May 2: Nashville 2, Phoenix 0 Friday, May 4: Phoenix 1, Nashville 0, Phoenix leads series 3-1 Monday, May 7: Nashville at Phoenix, 10 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 9: Phoenix at Nashville, TBD x-Friday, May 11: Nashville at Phoenix, TBD St. Louis vs. Los Angeles Saturday, April 28: Los Angeles 3, St. Louis 1 Monday, April 30: Los Angeles 5, St. Louis 2 Thursday, May 3: Los Angeles 4, St. Louis 2 Sunday, May 6: Los Angeles 3, St.Louis 1, Los Angeles wins series 4-0

BASKETBALL National Basketball Association Playoff Glance FIRST ROUND (x-if necessary) (Best-of-7) EASTERN CONFERENCE Chicago vs. Philadelphia Saturday, April 28: Chicago 103, Philadelphia 91 Tuesday, May 1: Philadelphia 109, Chicago 92 Friday, May 4: Philadelphia 79, Chicago 74 Sunday, May 6: Philadelphia 89, Chicago 82, 76ers lead 3-1 x-Tuesday, May 8: Philadelphia at Chicago, TBD x-Thursday, May 10: Chicago at Philadelphia, TBD x-Saturday, May 12: Philadelphia at Chicago, TBD Miami vs. NewYork Saturday, April 28: Miami 100, New York 67 Monday, April 30: Miami 104, New York 94 Thursday, May 3: Miami 87, New York 70 Sunday, May 6: New York 89, Miami 87, Heat lead 3-1 x-Wednesday, May 9: New York at Miami, TBD x-Friday, May 11: Miami at New York, TBD x-Sunday, May 13: New York at Miami, TBD Indiana vs. Orlando Saturday, April 28: Orlando 81, Indiana 77 Monday, April 30: Indiana 93, Orlando 78 Wednesday, May 2: Indiana 97, Orlando 74 Saturday, May 5: Indiana 101, Orlando 99, OT, Indiana leads series 3-1 x-Tuesday, May 8: Orlando at Indiana, TBD x-Friday, May 11: Indiana at Orlando, TBD x-Sunday, May 13: Orlando at Indiana, TBD

TROY DAILY NEWS • WWW.TROYDAILYNEWS.COM Boston vs. Atlanta Sunday, April 29: Atlanta 83, Boston 74 Tuesday, May 1: Boston 87, Atlanta 80 Friday, May 4:Boston 90, Atlanta 84, OT Sunday, May 6: Boston 101, Atlanta 79, Celtics lead 3-1 Tuesday, May 8: Boston at Atlanta, TBD x-Thursday, May 10: Atlanta at Boston, TBD x-Saturday, May 12: Boston at Atlanta, TBD WESTERN CONFERENCE San Antonio vs. Utah Sunday, April 29: San Antonio 106, Utah 91 Wednesday, May 2: San Antonio 114, Utah 83, San Antonio leads series 2-0 Saturday, May 5: San Antonio at Utah, 10 p.m. Monday, May 7: San Antonio at Utah, TBD x-Wednesday, May 9: Utah at San Antonio, TBD x-Friday, May 11: San Antonio at Utah, TBD x-Sunday, May 13: Utah at San Antonio, TBD Oklahoma City vs. Dallas Saturday, April 28: Oklahoma City 99, Dallas 98 Monday, April 30: Oklahoma City 102, Dallas 99 Thursday, May 3: Oklahoma City 95, Dallas 79 Saturday, May 5: Oklahoma City 103, Dallas 97, Oklahoma City wins series 4-0 L.A. Lakers vs. Denver Sunday, April 29: L.A. Lakers 103, Denver 88 Tuesday, May 1: L.A. Lakers 104, Denver 100 Friday, May 4: Denver 99, L.A. Lakers 84, L.A. Lakers lead series 2-1 Sunday, May 6: L.A. Lakers at Denver, 9:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, May 8: Denver at L.A. Lakers, TBD x-Thursday, May 10: L.A. Lakers at Denver, TBD x-Saturday, May 12: Denver at L.A. Lakers, TBD Memphis vs. L.A. Clippers Sunday, April 29: L.A. Clippers 99, Memphis 98, L.A. Clippers lead series 1-0 Wednesday, May 2: Memphis 105, L.A. Clippers 98 Saturday, May 5: L.A. Clippers 87, Memphis 86, L.A. Clippers leads series 21 Monday, May 7: Memphis at L.A. Clippers, TBD x-Wednesday, May 9: L.A. Clippers at Memphis, TBD x-Friday, May 11: Memphis at L.A. Clippers, TBD x-Sunday, May 13: L.A. Clippers at Memphis, TBD

AUTO RACING NASCAR Sprint Cup-Aaron's 499 Results Sunday At Talladega Superspeedway Talladega, Ala. Lap length: 2.66 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (13) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 194 laps, 120.1 rating, 47 points, $305,745. 2. (21) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 194, 106.2, 43, $263,298. 3. (10) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 194, 128.5, 43, $225,701. 4. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 194, 88.4, 41, $155,090. 5. (6) Greg Biffle, Ford, 194, 118.4, 40, $143,540. 6. (24) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 194, 82.9, 38, $146,554. 7. (32) David Ragan, Ford, 194, 85.6, 37, $137,723. 8. (11) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 194, 87.8, 0, $110,565. 9. (18) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 194, 88.4, 36, $120,765. 10. (29) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 194, 83.3, 35, $143,640. 11. (23) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 194, 71.6, 33, $133,013. 12. (4) Aric Almirola, Ford, 194, 95.3, 32, $137,716. 13. (26) David Gilliland, Ford, 194, 73.8, 31, $115,688. 14. (3) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 194, 97.4, 30, $126,613. 15. (2) A J Allmendinger, Dodge, 194, 86.6, 29, $139,305. 16. (41) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, 194, 56.3, 29, $125,063. 17. (17) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 194, 67.9, 28, $103,330. 18. (25) Casey Mears, Ford, 194, 73.6, 27, $106,138. 19. (9) Michael Waltrip, Toyota, 194, 97.7, 26, $93,680. 20. (33) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 193, 96.6, 25, $111,602. 21. (42) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 192, 56, 23, $100,105. 22. (34) David Reutimann, Chevrolet, 192, 52.7, 22, $91,380. 23. (22) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 192, 66.9, 22, $132,771. 24. (8) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 190, 88.6, 21, $140,180. 25. (20) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, accident, 184, 55.7, 20, $136,016. 26. (30) Joey Logano, Toyota, accident, 184, 62.3, 18, $96,955. 27. (39) Robert Richardson Jr., Toyota, accident, 182, 44.8, 0, $85,405. 28. (15) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, accident, 166, 53.1, 16, $114,569. 29. (28) Terry Labonte, Ford, accident, 143, 48.8, 15, $92,655. 30. (38) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, accident, 142, 68.2, 14, $85,955. 31. (7) Carl Edwards, Ford, accident, 142, 66.1, 13, $130,546. 32. (12) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, accident, 142, 67.4, 13, $114,146. 33. (1) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, accident, 142, 66.1, 11, $137,866. 34. (40) Landon Cassill, Toyota, accident, 141, 73.4, 10, $110,250. 35. (19) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, engine, 61, 76.2, 10, $130,691. 36. (14) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, engine, 42, 35.9, 8, $127,763. 37. (36) Bill Elliott, Toyota, electrical, 37, 31, 7, $83,430. 38. (43) Tony Raines, Chevrolet, engine, 32, 28.4, 6, $91,082. 39. (27) David Stremme, Toyota, transmission, 30, 32.5, 5, $79,550. 40. (31) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, engine, 15, 36, 4, $87,275. 41. (37) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, vibration, 7, 28.4, 0, $79,025. 42. (16) Josh Wise, Ford, rear gear, 5, 29.8, 2, $79,355. 43. (35) Michael McDowell, Ford, vibration, 2, 26.3, 1, $78,681. Race Statistics Average Speed of Race Winner: 160.192 mph. Time of Race: 3 hours, 13 minutes, 17 seconds. Margin of Victory: 0.304 seconds. Caution Flags: 5 for 24 laps. Lead Changes: 34 among 17 driv-

ers. Lap Leaders: T.Stewart 1-16; P.Menard 17; T.Kvapil 18; M.Kenseth 19-24; M.Waltrip 25-45; J.Johnson 4650; M.Kenseth 51-59; J.Burton 60-61; D.Earnhardt Jr. 62-71; M.Kenseth 7286; K.Kahne 87-94; J.Montoya 95; K.Kahne 96-98; J.Montoya 99-100; G.Biffle 101; K.Harvick 102; P.Menard 103-104; G.Biffle 105-111; J.Burton 112; G.Biffle 113-119; Ku.Busch 120121; M.Kenseth 122-133; Ku.Busch 134-135; M.Kenseth 136-142; Ky.Busch 143; P.Menard 144-150; B.Keselowski 151-158; D.Hamlin 159-161; C.Mears 162-163; D.Hamlin 164-166; M.Kenseth 167-174; D.Hamlin 175-176; M.Kenseth 177-192; B.Keselowski 193-194. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): M.Kenseth, 7 times for 73 laps; M.Waltrip, 1 time for 21 laps; T.Stewart, 1 time for 16 laps; G.Biffle, 3 times for 15 laps; K.Kahne, 2 times for 11 laps; B.Keselowski, 2 times for 10 laps; D.Earnhardt Jr., 1 time for 10 laps; P.Menard, 3 times for 10 laps; D.Hamlin, 3 times for 8 laps; J.Johnson, 1 time for 5 laps; Ku.Busch, 2 times for 4 laps; J.Burton, 2 times for 3 laps; J.Montoya, 2 times for 3 laps; C.Mears, 1 time for 2 laps; Ky.Busch, 1 time for 1 lap; T.Kvapil, 1 time for 1 lap; K.Harvick, 1 time for 1 lap. Top 12 in Points: 1. G.Biffle, 378; 2. M.Kenseth, 371; 3. D.Earnhardt Jr., 369; 4. D.Hamlin, 351; 5. K.Harvick, 333; 6. M.Truex Jr., 332; 7. T.Stewart, 328; 8. J.Johnson, 324; 9. Ky.Busch, 308; 10. C.Bowyer, 302; 11. C.Edwards, 300; 12. B.Keselowski, 299. NASCAR Driver Rating Formula A maximum of 150 points can be attained in a race. The formula combines the following categories: Wins, Finishes, Top-15 Finishes, Average Running Position While on Lead Lap, Average Speed Under Green, Fastest Lap, Led Most Laps, Lead-Lap Finish.

GOLF PGA-Wells Fargo Scores Sunday At Quail Hollow Club Course Charlotte, N.C. Purse: $6.5 million Yardage: 7,469; Par: 72 Final Round (x-won on first playoff hole)x-R. Fowler (500), $1,170,00066-72-67-69—274 Rory McIlroy (245), $572,000.70-68-66-70—274 D.A. Points (245), $572,000....66-68-69-71—274 W. Simpson (135), $312,000..65-68-69-73—275 Ben Curtis (100), $237,250....69-70-71-67—277 Ryan Moore (100), $237,250.65-70-68-74—277 L.Westwood (100), $237,250 71-72-68-66—277 Nick Watney (85), $201,500...68-64-72-74—278 Jonas Blixt (68), $156,000......68-73-67-71—279 Jonathan Byrd (68), $156,00069-69-72-69—279 Brian Davis (68), $156,000.....66-74-69-70—279 Jason Day (68), $156,000......70-70-69-70—279 James Driscoll (68), $156,00071-70-69-69—279 Seung-Yul Noh (68), $156,00068-70-70-71—279 Stewart Cink (54), $100,750 ..65-69-71-75—280 R. Garrigus (54), $100,750.....69-72-68-71—280 G. McNeill (54), $100,750.......70-68-68-74—280 Sean O'Hair (54), $100,750 ...72-69-69-70—280 John Senden (54), $100,750 .66-68-72-74—280 David Toms (54), $100,750 ....74-65-70-71—280 Arjun Atwal (48), $67,600.......68-69-75-69—281 Ben Crane (48), $67,600........70-64-73-74—281 Martin Flores (48), $67,600....68-70-71-72—281 Hunter Haas (48), $67,600.....68-68-75-70—281 Geoff Ogilvy (48), $67,600.....71-70-65-75—281 Will Claxton (43), $47,125......71-72-70-69—282 Jim Furyk (43), $47,125 .........71-71-71-69—282 Sung Kang (43), $47,125.......71-70-70-71—282 Martin Laird (43), $47,125......72-70-69-71—282 Phil Mickelson (43), $47,125..71-72-68-71—282 Kevin Stadler (43), $47,125....68-74-70-70—282 Roberto Castro (36), $34,45068-72-72-71—283 Ken Duke (36), $34,450 .........72-71-72-68—283 Spencer Levin (36), $34,450..72-68-70-73—283 Billy Mayfair (36), $34,450......67-71-73-72—283 Patrick Reed, $34,450 ............66-74-69-74—283 Heath Slocum (36), $34,450..69-67-75-72—283 Josh Teater (36), $34,450.......69-73-71-70—283 Camilo Villegas (36), $34,450 71-70-69-73—283 Chad Campbell (29), $24,70072-71-72-69—284 B. de Jonge (29), $24,700......67-73-72-72—284 Tommy Gainey (29), $24,700.68-72-69-75—284 Richard H. Lee (29), $24,700.70-69-69-76—284 Rocco Mediate (29), $24,700.68-69-75-72—284 John Merrick (29), $24,700 ....70-68-74-72—284 Troy Matteson (25), $19,500 ..74-69-70-72—285 Carl Pettersson (25), $19,50069-72-70-74—285 Robert Karlsson (21), $16,53671-67-73-75—286 Jeff Overton (21), $16,536 .....68-71-70-77—286 Dicky Pride (21), $16,536.......69-72-73-72—286 Brendan Steele (21), $16,53671-72-71-72—286 Jimmy Walker (21), $16,536...69-73-73-71—286 Kevin Chappell (17), $15,048.72-71-71-73—287 Tom Gillis (17), $15,048..........73-68-69-77—287 Ryuji Imada (17), $15,048......69-72-72-74—287 Hunter Mahan (17), $15,048..73-68-75-71—287 Troy Country Club Red, White, Blue Results Saturday John Wright, Chris Long, Rick Jackson 61 Dan Nimer, Chad Scribner, John Frigge 64 Scott Lemmon, Mark Hammond, Jim Utrecht 64 Ron Stenger, JC Sims, Bill Rich 65 Gary Bryant, Bill Brusman, Jerry H. 65

TRANSACTIONS Sunday's Sports Transactions BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX_Placed RHP Aaron Cook on 15-day DL. Activated LHP Andrew Miller from 15-day DL. CHICAGO WHITE SOX_Optioned RHP Dylan Axelrod to Charlotte (IL). DETROIT TIGERS_Optioned RHP Brayan Villarreal to Toledo (IL). MINNESOTA TWINS_Assigned OF Clete Thomas outright to Rochester (IL). Optioned RHP Liam Hendriks to Rochester. TAMPA BAY RAYS_Recalled LHP Cesar Ramos from Durham (IL). National League CHICAGO CUBS_Designated OFINF Blake DeWitt for assignment. Recalled LHP Travis Wood from Iowa (PCL). FOOTBALL National Football League MIAMI DOLPHINS_Signed LB Cameron Wake to a contract extension through the 2016 season. NEW YORK JETS_Signed S Josh Bush to a four-year contract and QB Matt Simms and OL Frederick Koloto. Waived OL Kris O'Dowd. PITTSBURGH STEELERS_Signed NT Alameda Ta'amu and RB Chris Rainey to four-year contracts. WASHINGTON REDSKINS_Signed RB Alfred Morris, OT Tom Compton, WR Brian Hernandez, DL Delvin Johnson, WR Samuel Kirkland, OL Nick Martinez and TE Beau Reliford. Waived DL Vaughn Meatoga and WR Kelvin Bolden.


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■ National Basketball Association

Madison Square miracle Anthony, Knicks snap 13-game playoff losing streak, beat Heat

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Cleveland Indians’ Jason Kipnis slides home safely, scoring on a two-run double by Asdrubal Cabrera during a game against the Texas Rangers Sunday in Cleveland.

Indians ■ CONTINUED FROM 16 Rangers manager Ron said. Washington “Sometimes you can throw well and not get results.” Chris Perez pitched the ninth for his 11th consecutive save. He allowed one hit and was helped by a diving catch by right fielder Shin-Soo Choo on a sinking liner by pinch-hitter Adrian Beltre. The Indians took the series from the two-time defending AL champions, who went 21-4 against them the previous three seasons. Cleveland has won three straight series and leads the AL Central. “We played a terrific series,” Indians manager

Manny Acta said. “Anytime you take two of three from a team like that, it’s very encouraging.” Jimenez was helped out of a two-on, one-out jam in the first when catcher Carlos Santana threw out Josh Hamilton trying to advance to second on a pitch in the dirt. Jimenez then struck out Michael Young with a runner on third. In the third, Jimenez issued three straight twoout walks, but got out of it when Young grounded out. “If we could have put runs on the board when we had opportunities early, it may have been different,” Washington said.

■ Major League Baseball

Reds ■ CONTINUED FROM 16 looking in left field for the ball only to see Frazier lift up his glove. “Luckily I got it in the glove,” Frazier said. “It almost snuck out at the end. I was holding it up there, trying to let him know. I knew Matty would do his thing. Whatever you can do to help is great, and he can help himself.” Latos then caught Nate McLouth looking with a 94 mph fastball to escape. The Pirates didn’t get a runner to third during Latos’ final five innings. “We had a chance to take the game in a different direction in the first inning and we did not,” Pittsburgh manager Clint Hurdle said. Drew Stubbs had three

hits, including a two-run homer, and scored three times for the Reds. Frazier added his first home run of the season as Cincinnati continued its strong play in series finales. The Reds are 8-1 on getaway days, including 5-0 on Sundays. Charlie Morton (1-3) struggled to keep his sinker down and gave up five runs, four earned, on seven hits in six innings. He struck out five and walked two. It was a far cry from the dominance Morton showed against the Reds last year, when he shut them out twice. He’s still finding his way after offseason hip surgery and admitted he appears to have lost a feel for his signature pitch.

■ National Hockey League

Kings sweep Blues LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dustin Brown scored two goals, Jonathan Quick made 23 saves, and the eighth-seeded Los Angeles Kings finished an improbable four-game sweep of the St. Louis Blues with a 3-1 victory Sunday, advancing to the conference finals for just the second time in club history. Rookie Jordan Nolan scored an early goal for the Kings, the first No. 8 seed in

NHL history to eliminate their conference’s top two seeds in the same postseason. Devils 4, Flyers 2 NEWARK, N.J. — Dainius Zubrus scored two goals and the New Jersey Devils rallied from an early two-goal deficit and pushed the Philadelphia Flyers to the brink of elimination with a 4-2 victory Sunday in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinal.

NEW YORK (AP) — Amare Stoudemire raised his hands in the air, one covered in padding, as streamers fell from the ceiling above him. Finally, New York could celebrate an NBA playoff victory again. Carmelo Anthony scored 41 points, Stoudemire had 20 points and 10 rebounds in his return from a cut hand, and the Knicks snapped an NBA-record, 13-game postseason losing streak by beating the Miami Heat 89-87 Sunday in Game 4 of their firstround series. “I think it’s the first of many,” said Stoudemire, his left arm back in a sling to keep his hand elevated. “Tonight was a great win for us, for our fans to finally get over that hump of those consecutive games that we lost, I guess the Knicks, lost over those years in the playoffs.” Anthony made a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 54.5 seconds left as the Knicks overcame another serious injury to win a playoff game for the first time since beating Toronto on April 29, 2001, in Game 3 of a best-of-five series. Baron Davis dislocated his right kneecap in the third quarter, just as the Knicks were making the run that got them back into the game after a dismal first half. “I’m just glad that we came together after that, kept our composure, kept on fighting and won the basketball game,” Anthony said. LeBron James scored 27 for the Heat, who will try to close it out in Game 5 at home on Wednesday. Dwyane Wade had 22, but missed a 3-pointer on the last possession that would have given Miami a lengthy rest before starting the second round. “We’d love to take the week (off) but it’s not in the cards for us to do that in this round,” Wade said. “You know, we’ll adjust. We play Wednesday in Miami at 7 o’clock. We’ll be ready to play and give our fans another exciting game.” Wade’s errant shot set off a loud celebration from Knicks fans whose team was on the verge of getting

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New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony (7) shoots over Miami Heat’s Chris Bosh during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series at Madison Square Garden Sunday in New York. swept for the second straight year, and third straight time dating to 2004. It didn’t look as if the elusive postseason victory would come in this series, after the Knicks had been blown out by 20 points per game in the first three games. 76ers 89, Bulls 82 PHILADELPHIA — Spencer Hawes scored 22 points and Jrue Holiday had 20 to help Philadelphia beat topseeded Chicago for a 3-1 lead in the first-round series. Andre Iguodala had 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Sixers, who have won

the last three games after dropping Game 1 in Chicago. Holiday stretched the lead with consecutive 3pointers late in the game to put the Sixers one win away from becoming only the fifth No. 8 seed to win an opening round series. Memphis pulled it off last season against San Antonio, and Golden State (2007), New York (1999) and Denver (1994) also accomplished the rare feat Carlos Boozer had 23 points and 11 rebounds, and Taj Gibson added 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Bulls, who played without Derrick Rose (torn ACL) and Joakim

Noah (sprained ankle). Rose is out for the season and Noah is day to day for the rest of the series. Game 5 is Tuesday in Chicago. Celtics 101, Hawks 79 BOSTON — Paul Pierce scored 24 points in 18 minutes and the Boston Celtics opened a 37-point third-quarter lead before coasting to a 101-79 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday night to take a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series. The Celtics can finish off the Hawks in Atlanta on Tuesday. Game 6 would be in Boston on Thursday, if necessary.

conceded there’s little the leader can do to preserve the victory on the last lap of a restrictor-plate race, and predicted how Sunday would unfold. “If you’re leading, being pushed, plan on finishing second. That’s all there is to it,” Busch said after Saturday’s defeat. So he should have been sitting pretty after pushing Keselowski to the front. Instead, Keselowski went high into the third turn, then pulled off of Busch’s bumper to create some separation. “That allowed me to drive untouched to the checkered flag,” Keselowski said. “It wasn’t easy to convince

myself to do that, but it was the right move.” Busch initially seemed dumbfounded. “I must have screwed something up, because we got to turn three and came unhooked,” Busch said. “Just gave the win away over there. Not sure exactly what happened. We definitely need to go back and figure out what it was.” Kenseth didn’t feel much better. He led seven times for a race-high 73 laps, but believed he gave the win away on the final restart. A nine-car accident with four laps remaining brought out the yellow flag, setting up a two-lap overtime sprint

to the finish. Kenseth, as the leader, got to pick where he wanted to restart and chose the outside line so Roush Fenway Racing teammate Greg Biffle would line up behind him and presumably push him to the victory. That put Keselowski and Busch together on the inside line, but they drifted back on the restart as Kenseth indeed was able to jump out to a huge lead. It was probably too big of a lead. Kenseth got a little too far away from Biffle, which gave the Keselowski-Busch tandem a chance to catch him. The two cars sailed past Kenseth on the outside line.

■ Auto Racing

NASCAR ■ CONTINUED FROM 16 move all worked up in my mind.” Keselowski was the first driver in the last five races at Talladega to take the white flag and hold on for the win. He did it with a plan that left both Busch and Kenseth flat-footed, and both praised Keselowski after the race. “He’s no dummy, that’s for sure,” said Busch, who wound up second for the second consecutive day. Busch was the leader on the last lap of Saturday’s Nationwide Series race, and was passed by Joey Logano right at the finish line. He

■ Boxing

Mayweather solid, still shuns Pacquiao LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. was getting ready to make his ring walk about the time Manny Pacquiao arrived at Los Angeles International Airport on Philippine Airlines Flight 102. He’ll be occupying a cell at the Clark County Detention Center by the time Pacquiao makes his way to this gambling city for his June 9 fight with Timothy Bradley. The two are seemingly destined never to be in the same spot at the same time. Certainly not in the ring,

something Mayweather made clear Saturday night after taking on Miguel Cotto in a bruising fight that, if not his best, was certainly among his most exciting. “The PacquiaoMayweather fight is not going to happen,” Mayweather said. “It’s not my fault.” More on that later, though Mayweather could be called out for using some convoluted logic about why the fight won’t happen. Suffice it to say he believes he’s in the driver’s seat for

any mega-fight, and is both suspicious of Pacquiao and unwilling to take equal money for the bout. After making a minimum $32 million in an impressive performance Saturday night against Cotto, Mayweather could be excused for dismissing what would be the richest fight in boxing history. But, with jail time coming up for a domestic abuse charge, there will be plenty of time for reflection about his future “I don’t know where we’re going to go from here

because we basically have fought everybody in this sport,” Mayweather said. “I don’t have to fight if I don’t want to.” Indeed, Mayweather hinted of retirement following his tough battle with Cotto, which ended with Mayweather claiming a piece of the 154-pound title with a unanimous decision. But there’s huge money still to be made, and he’s a fighter who burns through cash with a Money Team entourage that seems to grow with each fight.

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. exchanges punches with Miguel Cotto in the 11th round during a WBA super welterweight title fight in Las Vegas. Mayweather won by unanimous decision.

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