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Grenade safely detonated World War II-era explosive found at Peters Road residence BY NATALIE KNOTH Staff Writer nknoth@civitasmedia.com A grenade was found at 6570 Peters Road in an outbuilding on the five-acre property, after authorities received a call around noon Wednesday. Deborah Hamilton, a niece of

TROY the deceased property owner, was cleaning out the house and discovered a grenade in a small shed, said Deputy Brian Peoples of the Miami County Sheriff’s Office. “Typically with grenades, ones that are fake have a hole at the

bottom to release gunpowder inside. This one did not have a hole in it, which made us believe it was possibly real,” Peoples said. Hamilton’s uncle was a veteran of World War II and had kept it as a souvenir through the years, he added. “She remembered seeing it when she was little but wasn’t

sure if it was real or not,” Peoples said. “She contacted the bomb squad, which said it appeared to be real. They went ahead and detonated it in the backyard, just to be safe.” With the property situated on several acres, the bomb squad dug a hole and safely detonated the grenade in the vicinity. Emergency

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Parade marshal event set for today in Troy TROY — The Miami Valley Veterans Museum, sponsor of the annual Miami County Fourth of July parade, will be holding its annual parade grand marshal ceremony today at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center in Troy. The event begins at 7 p.m. in the parlor. The public is invited to come celebrat, and meet and congratulate this year’s 2013 selectee(s). Refreshments of cake and punch will be served immediately following the ceremony. Applications for parade participation and donations are available at www.celebratejuly4th.org and are fillable as well as savable. The deadline for parade entries is June 29.

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Authorities were led on a high-speed chase through several counties before troopers deployed stop sticks to end the pursuit in Troy. Suspect Zachary Titus, 29, was arrested by the Ohio State Patrol after passing through Clark, Montgomery and Miami counties at speeds reaching 100 miles per hour, according to reports. Other units were called in the pursuit that occurred near and on STAFF PHOTOS/ANTHONY WEBER Interstate 75 in Troy, said School Resource Officer Kirt Wright (far right) Wednesday directs 4- and 5-year-old children involved in Lt. Mike Whaley. Safe-T-Town around a danger zone when walking near a school bus. Northbound I-75 was closed briefly during the chase. Troopers took Titus into custody on I-75 near the County Road 25-A exit in Troy. According to reports, Officers from the Troy Police troopers with the Ohio Department have spent this week disState Highway Patrol, cussing safety topics with 4- and 5deputies from Clark, year-old children as part of the annual Montgomery and Miami Safe-T-Town. counties and officers Safe-T-Town conTROY from the Vandalia cludes Friday with a and Troy police departgraduation following the week-long ments were involved in educational program at Troy Junior the chase. High School. No injuries were Officers covered a variety of subreported. jects, including bus safety, pedestriAuthorities did not ans, motorists, train safety, safe places comment on why he was to play and fire safety. Children learn Wednesday how to ride a bus and exit a bus in case of an being chased. — By Anthony Weber emergency during Safe-T-Town. Titus is being incarcerated outside the county.

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Supreme Court gives gay Salary increases marriage historic boost OK’d by Newton BOE Same-sex marriages will be allowed to resume in California

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a historic day for gay rights, the Supreme Court gave the nation’s legally married gay couples equal federal footing with all other married Americans on Wednesday and also cleared the way Complete weather for same-sex marriages to resume in information on Page 9. California. In deciding its first cases on the Home Delivery: issue, the high court did not issue the 335-5634 sweeping declaration sought by gay Classified Advertising: rights advocates that would have (877) 844-8385 allowed same-sex couples to marry anywhere in the country. But in two rulings, both by bare 5-4 majorities, the justices gave gay marriage supporters encouragement in confronting 6 74825 22406 6 Friday Chance of storms High: 82° Low: 67°

the nationwide patchwork of laws that outlaw such unions in roughly three dozen states. Gay-rights supporters cheered and hugged outside the court. Opponents said they mourned the rulings and vowed to keep up their fight. In the first of the narrow rulings in its final session of the term, the court wiped away part of a federal anti-gay marriage law, the Defense of Marriage Act, that has kept legally married same-sex couples from receiving tax, health and pension benefits that are otherwise available to married couples. Justice Anthony Kennedy, joined by the four liberal justices, said the purpose of the law was to impose a disadvantage and “a stigma upon all who enter into same-sex marriages made

BY MELANIE YINGST Staff Writer myingst@civitasmedia.com With a clean financial report to close out fiscal year 2013 along with the favorable news of 2014 and 2015’s state education budget being flat-funded, Newton Local School’s board of education approved to increase staff salaries across the board at its regular meeting on Wednesday. The Newton Board of Education approved a 2 percent salary increase on the base for all certified and classified employees rather

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be,” Hamilton said. Due to the loss of the federal district’s financial budget, an EdJobs grant. reductions in federincrease in pay is to be transferred al title money due to sequestration to the staff per the negotiated and the district’s school bus purchase, the carryover was down this agreement in May 2011. Superintendent Pat McBride year, said Hamilton. As of May 2013, total revenue said the increase in base salary also was warranted due to was down by 1.13 percent and teacher’s achievement and student expenses were up by 4.51 percent compared to last year, Hamilton success. McBride said the increase reported. Hamilton reported the latest would benefit the district’s bottom line “rather than make it up later.” state budget will keep Newton’s funding flat for 2013“As a district, we’ve 2014 and 2014-2015 been in the black for a school years. Hamilton long time and a lot of said the budget sheets districts can’t say that,” showed the district’s McBride said. “We have attendance was off by some challenges, like several students and being flat funded, and he didn’t know why the our costs continue to numbers weren’t corincrease but the board rect. has done a great job fis“It’s better than the cally managing this disinitial guarantee,” trict.” MCBRIDE Hamilton said. “I’m not McBride also noted that the staff’s salary wage freeze pleased we are flat funded, but it’s better than losing money.” “can’t stay at zero forever.” Hamilton also said state offiBoard member Lolita Schultz said she personally wished “we cials have started its bi-annual audit on June 10. The audit should could do more, but we can’t.” “They deserve this and more, be done by August and costs but we have to be prudent with $15,000 for the two-year audit. The board approved to an our budget, too,” Schultz said. Treasurer Nick Hamilton agreement to pilot the document reported to the board the end of management services program fiscal year, the district is in the through MDECA for three years. black by $122,077. In fiscal year The program would allow the dis2012, the district was in the black trict to operate with less paper and have access to records online by $393,770. “We are right were we want to for auditors.

BUSINESS ROUNDUP • The Troy Elevator The grain prices listed below are the closing prices of Wednesday. Corn Month Bid Change June 6.6900 - 0.0250 NC 13 5.1900 - 0.0050 Jan 14 5.3400 - 0.0075 Soybeans Month Bid Change June 15.0500 - 0.0400 NC 13 12.3100 - 0.0250 Jan 14 14.4400 - 0.0275 Wheat Month Bid Change June 6.5200 - 0.0800 NC 14 6.7500 - 0.0625 You can find more information online at www.troyelevator.com.

• Stocks of local interest Values reflect closing prices from Wednesday. Symbol Price Change AA 7.75 -0.17 CAG 33.35 +0.08 24.39 +0.38 CSCO EMR 55.31 +0.48 FITB 17.92 +0.17 FLS 53.95 +1.15 ITW 68.35 +0.91 JCP 16.15 +0.17 KO 40.33 +0.61 KR 34.48 -0.03 LLTC 36.65 +0.21 98.84 +1.32 MCD MSFG 13.60 -0.14 PEP 81.30 +1.26 SYX 9.43 0.00 TUP 75.10 +0.48 USB 35.93 +0.22 VZ 50.66 +0.22 WEN 5.81 +0.09 WMT 75.01 +0.64

• Men’s Wearhouse escalates battle with founder Zimmer NEW YORK (AP) — Men’s Wearhouse escalated a public battle with its founder and former pitchman George Zimmer on Tuesday, trying to explain why it fired the man who still represents the clothier in many shoppers’ minds. The company said in a statement that its board parted ways with Zimmer because he had difficulty “accepting the fact that Men’s Wearhouse is a public company with an independent board of directors and that he has not been the chief executive officer for two years.” One bone of contention was that he wanted to sell the company to an investment firm. On paper, Zimmer’s ability to take back control of the company he founded seems limited. But to his fans, he’s already winning. Customers are turning to the company’s Facebook and other social media outlets to express their outrage. Many were threatening to boycott the chain. Ultimately shoppers themselves could determine what happens next. Zimmer, 64, who founded the company in 1973, has been one of advertising’s most recognizable faces with his slogan: “You’re going to like the way you look. I guarantee it.” — Staff and wire reports

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MORE INFO: According to the Associated Press, in Ohio’s education budget, some money that had been set aside to help train young readers in kindergarten through third grade would be redirected to poor students. An advisory committee also would be created to review awards under the governor’s new Straight A fund, which will deliver grants to school districts for innovation and efficiency measures. Democrats failed in their efforts to add more money to early childhood education.

Newton is one of the first districts in the area to implement the program. The board approved a revised park agreement with the township and village clarifying responsibility for the soccer field areas and parking lot and electricity costs. The board also approved Gavin Spitler as athletic director for one year and as a part-time junior high and high school science teacher. Neal Hans was also hired as a part-time junior high and high school science teacher. The board approved the following action items: Andrea Quellhorst’s resignation in special education; the state mandated Ohio Teacher Evaluation System’ pilot program; the state mandated high school’s American Government and American History end of the course exams; and approve opposition to House Bill 59’s expansion of education vouchers.

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Poll: Ohioans souring on President Obama CINCINNATI (AP) — Too late for Mitt Romney, Ohio voters appear to be souring on President Barack Obama. A poll released Wednesday by Quinnipiac University indicated that 57 percent of voters disapproved of the way Obama is performing, his lowest grade ever in Ohio in that poll. The Democrat carried the hotly contested swing state last November to help cinch his re-election, giving him his second straight victory in a state that usually reflects the nation’s choice. Quinnipiac pollster Peter Brown said Obama’s approval ratings have fallen 17 percentage points among independents since December, along with a 10point drop among Democrats and a swing among female voters from a 20-point approval margin to a 9-point disapproval margin of 53 percent to 44 percent approval. Overall, 40 percent of those surveyed approved of Obama’s handling of his job. The poll taken June 1823 surveyed 941 Ohio voters over land lines and cellphones for a margin of error of plus or minus 3.2 percentage points. Asked whether they considered Obama “honest and trustworthy,” 52 percent of those polled said no. Brown said the poll didn’t ask for specifics on Obama’s performance, but he said concerns over the deadly assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year; the Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative groups seeking taxexempt status; and disclosures of federal eavesdropping likely are factors. However, recent national polls indicated Obama’s job

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This Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 photo, shows President Barack Obama waits backstage before speaking at a campaign event at Springfield High School in Springfield. approval ratings haven’t been hurt by the issues. But the IRS investigation likely undermines Obama’s approval in Ohio, said Gene Beaupre, a political scientist at Xavier University in Cincinnati. A Cincinnati IRS office was involved, and several Ohiobased tea party groups say they were subjected to extra IRS attention and demands. “The IRS thing is close to home here, and kind of close to home in the state,” Beaupre said, saying many people can relate to discomfort with IRS scrutiny. “There’s that getting-a-rootcanal mentality that probably everybody feels with the IRS.” David Weller, 64, of Cincinnati said he suspects people who wanted to help Obama’s re-election campaign last year acted in the tea party targeting. IRS officials have said the handling of tax-exempt applications wasn’t partisan. Weller credits consumers and businesses for economic improvement, not the president, whom he criticizes for too much federal spending. “I can understand why his ratings are down,” Weller said.

Zach Marquette, 29, said he is concerned about National Security Agency surveillance. “The whole NSA case is kind of contributing to that,” Marquette said of Obama’s poll ratings. “I understand the need to be on the lookout for terrorists, but this is a ridiculous amount of security.” At the same time, the Quinnipiac polling showed job approval ratings hitting a new high for Republican Gov. John Kasich, with economic growth and an unemployment rate below the national level in Ohio as Kasich prepares to seek reelection in 2014. “If polls this far out from an election mattered, Ted Strickland would still be governor,” said Matt McGrath, an Ohio Democratic Party spokesman, referring to the former Democratic governor’s strong polling before he was ousted by Kasich. He also noted that less than half of those polled indicated that they would vote for the incumbent or said that Kasich deserves re-election. Kasich got 54 percent job approval in the Quinnipiac poll, with 32 percent disapproval.

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lawful by the unquestioned authority of the states.” President Barack Obama praised the court’s ruling against the federal marriage act, labeling the law “discrimination enshrined in law.” “It treated loving, committed gay and lesbian couples as a separate and lesser class of people,” Obama said in a statement. “The Supreme Court has righted that wrong, and our country is better off for it.” House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said he was disappointed in the outcome of the federal marriage case and hoped states continue to define marriage as the union of a man and a woman. Boehner, as speaker, had stepped in as the main defender of the law before the court after the Obama administration declined to defend it. The other case, dealing with California’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, was resolved by an unusual lineup of justices in a technical legal fashion that said nothing about gay marriage. But the effect was to leave in place a trial court’s declaration that California’s Proposition 8 ban was unconstitutional. Gov. Jerry Brown quickly ordered that marriage licenses be issued to gay couples as soon as a federal appeals court lifts its hold on the lower court ruling. That will take least 25 days, the appeals court said. California, where gay marriage was briefly legal in 2008, would be the 13th state, along with the District of Columbia, to allow same-sex couples to marry and would raise the share of the U.S. population in gay marriage states to 30 percent. Six states have adopted same-sex marriage in the past year, amid a rapid evolution in public opinion that now shows majority support for the right to marry in most polls. The 12 other states are Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington. The day’s rulings are clear for people who were married and live in states that allow same-sex marriage. They now are eligible for federal benefits. The picture is more complicated for same-sex couples who traveled to another state to get married, or who have moved from a gay marriage state since being wed. Their eligibility depends

on the benefits they are seeking. For instance, immigration law focuses on where people were married, not where they live. But eligibility for Social Security survivor benefits basically depend on where a couple is living when a spouse dies. This confusing array of regulations is reflected more broadly in the disparate treatment of gay couples between states. And the court’s decision did not touch on another part of the federal marriage law that says a state does not have to recognize a same-sex marriage performed elsewhere. Indeed, the outcome of the cases had supporters of gay marriage already anticipating their next trip to the high court, which they reason will be needed to legalize same-sex unions in all 50 states. The Human Rights Campaign’s president, Chad Griffin, said his goal is to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide within five years through a combination of ballot measures, court challenges and expansion of antidiscrimination laws. The rulings came 10 years to the day after the court’s Lawrence v. Texas decision that struck down state bans on gay sex. In his dissent at the time, Justice Antonin Scalia predicted the ruling would lead to samesex marriage. On Wednesday, Scalia issued another pungent dissent in the Defense of Marriage Act case in which he made a new prediction that the ruling would be used to upend state restrictions on marriage. Kennedy’s majority opinion insisted the decision was limited to legally married same-sex couples. Scalia read aloud in a packed courtroom that included the two couples who sued for the right to marry in California. On the bench, Justice Elena Kagan, who voted to strike down DOMA, watched Scalia impassively as he read. “It takes real cheek for today’s majority to assure us, as it is going out the door, that a constitutional requirement to give formal recognition to same-sex marriage is not at issue here_when what has preceded that assurance is a lecture on how superior the majority’s moral judgment in favor of same-sex marriage is to the Congress’ hateful moral judgment against it. I promise you this: The only thing that will ‘confine’ the court’s holding is its sense of what it can get away with,” Scalia said.


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the American Legion will offer a four-piece fried buttermilk chicken, coleslaw and mashed potatoes with gravy meal, for $8. The supper will be from 5-7:30 p.m. • BOARD MEETING: The Miami County Park District will hold its next board meeting at noon at the Lost Creek Reserve cabin located at 2645 E. State Route 41, east of Troy. The Park Advisory Committee meeting will immediately follow. • DISCOVERY WALK: A morning discovery walk for adults will be from 8-9:30 a.m. at Aullwood Audubon Center, 1000 Aullwood Road, Dayton. Tom Hissong, education coordinator, will lead walkers as they experience the wonderful seasonal changes taking place. Bring binoculars.

FRIDAY • FRIDAY DINNERS: Dinner will be offered from 5-8 p.m. at the Covington VFW Post 4235, 173 N. High St., Covington. Choices will include a $12 New York strip steak, broasted chicken, fish, shrimp and sandwiches, all made-to-order. • BLUEGRASS MUSIC: A bluegrass music festival will be from 5-11 p.m. at Iddings Park, Bradford. Rum River Blend, Leisa Hinkle and Willow-Creek, Berachah Valley, Rock Island Plow Co. and Nightflyer are set to perform. There will be a raffle and food available to purchase. Bring your chairs and blankets for seating. • SEAFOOD DINNER: The Pleasant Hill VFW Post No. 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls, will offer a three-piece fried fish dinner, 21-piece fried shrimp or a fish/shrimp combo with french fries and coleslaw for $6 from 6-7:30 p.m. Frog legs, when available, will be $10. • BLOOD DRIVE: Miami County will partner with the Community Blood Center to host a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the OSU meeting room at the Miami County Courthouse, 215 W. Main St., Troy. Everyone who registers to donate will be automatically be entered into a drawing to win a Harley Davidson Road King Classic motorcycle, and will receive a free “King of the Road Summer Blood Drive” T-shirt. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment to donate online at www.DonorTime.com. • DINNER SET: The American Legion Post No. 586, 377 N. 3rd St, Tipp City, will offer a dinner of Johnny Marzetti, veggie, salad, dessert and bread for $7.

SATURDAY-SUNDAY • HOME AND GARDEN: The Champaign County Preservation Alliance will present the Twenty First Annual Historic Home and Garden Tour in Urbana. The hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and tickets are $12 available at the tent behind the municipal building, 205 S. Main St. Presale tickets are available for $10 at locations listed on the website, www.urbanahomeandgardentour.com Free shuttle service available. Included on the tour are seven homes, one house under restoration, one private garden, a historic church, a business in a restored house and The Johnny Appleseed Museum.

SATURDAY • FARMERS MARKET: The Downtown Troy Farmers Market will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon on South Cherry Street, just off West Main Street. The market will include fresh produce, artisan cheeses, baked goods, eggs, organic milk, maple syrup, flowers, crafts, prepared food and entertainment. Plenty of free parking. Contact Troy Main Street at 339-5455 for information or visit www.troymainstreet.org. • DUCK RACE: The AMVETS Post No. 88, 3449 LeFevre Road, Troy, will have its annual duck race. Ducks will be dropped in the creek in Casstown at noon to float down the creek behind the club. Food will be offered for $6 and will include hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad and baked beans. Proceeds will help the Christiansburg Fire Department. Tickets are available by calling the AMVETS at 339-0700. • FARMERS MARKET: The Miami County Farmers Market will be offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. behind Friendly’s, Troy. • FAMILY FUN: Diggin’ Family Fun at the Milton-Union Public Library’s multipurpose room will be from 2-3 p.m. Bring

SUNDAY • BUTTERFLY RELEASE: Generations of Life, a service of Hospice of Miami County, will be holding a Memorial Butterfly Release as a way to remember and honor special people who have touched our lives and who live on in our memories. The event will be at 7 p.m. at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center. At the conclusion of the service, participants will release live butterflies in memory of loved ones. The service is open to the public, and guests need not have had a previous connection to Hospice of Miami County. Anyone interested in releasing a butterfly in memory of a loved one must register by June 24. A $10 donation is requested to cover the cost of the butterfly. For more information or to register, call Generations of Life at (937) 573-2100. • COOKING CLASS: Seasonally Sustainable Desserts will be offered from 7-9 p.m. July 8, sponsored by the Stone’s Throw Cooperative. Registration is due today and will be $5, and those interested can email peacebaer76@gmail.com. • AEROVENT REUNION: An Aerovent reunion will be at 1 p.m. at Garbry Big Woods, enter on Casstown-Sidney Road, one mile south of State Route 36 in the Burr Oak shelter. Bring food to share, non-alcoholic beverages and lawnchairs. The shelter has electric. For more information, call Ed Kennedy at (937) 4928880 or Betty Wells at 773-1990. • BREAKFAST SET: The American Legion Post 586, Tipp City, will offer an all-you-can-eat breakfast for $6 from 8-11 a.m. Items available will be eggs, bacon, sausage, sausage gravy, home fries, toast, waffles, pancakes, French toast, biscuits, cinnamon rolls and juices. • MUSIC IN THE PARK: The Miami County Park District will hold its Music in the Park “Red Barn Melodies” program from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at Lost Creek Reserve, 2385 E. State Route 41, east of Troy. Participants are invited to sit in the shade of the old oak trees and listen to the sound of music and nature. Bring a blanket to sit on and a snack to eat. Register for the program online at www.miamicountyparks, email to register@miamicountyparks.com or call (937) 335-6273, Ext. 104. • OUTDOOR CONCERT: An outdoor concert by the Tippecanoe Community Band will be at 3 p.m. at Hance Pavilion, Fountain Park. There will be guest performers. The concert will features “pops”-style music by American composers and arrangers. Hance Pavilion is an open-air covered building with plenty of seating. Contact 335-1178 for more information.

Kiwanis makes donation The Kiwanis clubs of Troy and Piqua, on behalf of former Ohio Kiwanis First Lady Cheryl Snellgrove, presented two dozen backpacks for children who come into their care to executive director June Cannon, with the Miami County Children’s Services. Troy Club President Bobby Phillips and vice president Donald Craig gave the backpacks, filled with various items for children who are removed from their homes in an emergency situation, to children’s services for immedi-

ative when asked to provide personal items for the children in this very emoate use as they deem neces- tional time. The small gessary. ture means a great deal to Cannon and two of her children who are in abusive staff, Kari Purtee (placeor stressful situations when ment supervisor) and Julie they are placed into tempoTipton (placement case rary or permanent foster worker), received the back- care, according to Cannon. packs and were happy to Kiwanis is a child see books included, along focused organization with with some toiletries and goals, on the international small items. level, of eradicating neoCannon remarked that natal tetanus and at the sometimes children are local level, of reading to removed from homes with children and providing just the clothes on their clothing or community projbacks and occasionally fam- ects such as playground ily members are not cooper- equipment in parks.

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Hoover • Green Thumb: Troy Baptist Temple 1214 McGovern — Jeff TROY — Last year, The Troy Foundation awarded Matthews 1772 Hunters Ridge $328,550 in scholarship Drive — Jon and Jodell awards, but this year after Davis receiving 933 scholarship 1106 Cloverdale — applications, 249 scholarships were awarded total- James and Rebecca Braun 498 Shaftsbury — ing $356,537. Donald and Joanne Divens The Troy Foundation 1496 Chelsea — Kay administers scholarships Francis and JoLynne for 19 schools. Chipley Scholarships range from 1112 Scenic Court — $100 to $10,000 with the Ron and Brenda May average award of $1,000. 1216 Northbrook Lane The largest scholarship — Ken and Onna Wright that is offered is the 236 S. Crawford — Kim Elizabeth and Leon Brown Good and Frank and Sara 2830 Carriage West Ct Montross Scholarship that — Pastor Rick and Barb is $10,000 and renewable Barnes for four years. The scholarship selection process is a big comMusic series mitment and The Troy Foundation has the follow- to continue ing committee members: TROY — The Troy Julia Routson, Tom Summer Music Series conMercer, Beth Earhart, Gail tinues with the eclectic Jordan, David Fong, Scott sounds of This Side Up on Oda and Jim Stubbs. Friday at 7:30 p.m. July 12 The scholarship proon Prouty Plaza in downgram is to assist graduat- town Troy. Get ready to ing seniors in pursuing sing and dance the night their higher education away as the band performs goals. Scholarship season fan favorite hits that span starts in January each several decades. This Side year with a deadline in Up is presented by Troy March. Visit www.thetroy- Main Street and is free to foundation.org for all the public. For more inforscholarship information. mation visit www.troy-

Beautifiction winners named

TROY — The Troy City Beautification award winners for include: May • Merit: 1085 W. Main — Glamour Nails and Hair Gallery — Cyndee Gulker • Green Thumb: 973 Crestview 189 Littlejohn Road — Eric and Kathi Roetter 702 Old Newton Pike — Dan and Joan Swank 1174 S. Ridge Ave. — Paul & Jenny Weber 1591 Burch Court 1001 Walker St. 1210 S. Mulberry 708 S. Crawford — Madonna Crump and MONDAY Mary Heffner June • Merit: • MEETING CHANGED: The 420 S. Market — Doug Elizabeth Township Trustees will hold their July 3 meeting at 7 p.m. July 1 at and Kate Lins the township building. 515 W. Water — • MONDAY MAYHEM: Students in Howard and Cindy grades sixth through 12 can get together Wingert with their friends the first Monday of 364 Shaftsbury — Amy each month at 3 p.m. at the Tipp City Brown Public Library and make something orig1505 McKaig — Kim

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• TINY TOTS: The Tiny Tots program will be from 1-1:30 p.m. at the MiltonUnion Public Library. The interactive program is for children birth to 3 years old and their parents and caregvivers. • QUARTER AUCTION: The American Legion Post No. 586, Tipp City, will host a charity quarter auction from 6-9 p.m. Food will be available for purchase from 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Book to be discussed TROY — “A Taste for Civilization” will be discussed to examine the intricate relationships between meals, family, culture and the fabric of civilized society from 7-9 p.m. July 15 at the TroyHayner Cultural Center, Troy. The event is sponsored by Stone’s Throw Cooperative.

Dinner planned TIPP CITY — The American Legion Post No. 586, Tipp City, will offer a salad bar for $3.50 or a baked potato bar for $3.50 or both for $6 from 6-7:30 p.m. July 8.

Class of 1962 to meet TROY — The Troy High School class of 1962 will meet for an informal lunch gathering at 1 p.m. July 10 at Marion’s Piazza, 1270 Experiment Farm Road, Troy. All classmates and their spouses are invited to attend. For more information, call Sharon Mathes at 339-1696 or Esther Jackson at 339-1526.

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inal. Get creative and design an art journal this month. Registration is required by stopping in at 11 E. Main St., or calling (937) 667-3826. • CRAFTY LISTENERS: The Crafty Listeners will meet from 1-2:30 p.m. at the Milton-Union Public Library. Participants listen to an audio book and work on various craft projects. • STORY CORNER: Stories will be read to children from 6:30-7 p.m. in the children’s area of the Milton-Union Public Library. • PULLED PORK: The American Legion Post No. 586, 377 N. 3rd St., Tipp City, will offer pulled pork sandwiches from 6-7:30 p.m.

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Contact us David Fong is the executive editor of the Troy Daily News. You can reach him at 440-5228 or send him e-mail at dfong@civitasmedia.com.

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“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” — First Amendment, U.S. Constitution

EDITORIAL ROUNDUP The Khaleej Times, Dubai on a lingering disaster: It’s been two years since the devastating earthquake and tsunami struck Japan, resulting in over 15,000 deaths. But perhaps the most dangerous consequences of the terrible natural disaster was the damage it caused to the Fukushima nuclear plant. While the Japanese authorities were occupied with the overwhelming task of finding rescuers and rehabilitating them in the aftermath of the earthquake, the news that one of the nuclear site had suffered considerable damage — equipment failure, nuclear meltdowns and release of radioactive material — raised great concern worldwide. Even though the Japanese government was able to quickly curb the extent of the disaster — termed as the worst nuclear disaster since the accident in Chernobyl, Ukraine, in 1986 — the threat of nuclear contamination has lingered due to ongoing problems with the functioning of the plant. The latest issue is the discovery of a toxic radioactive isotope, tritium, discovered in groundwater at the nuclear plant. Tritium, which is used in glow-in-the-dark watches, was found at eight times the allowable level. The news follows a series of problems that have plagued the site this year. Just last month news of radioactive water leaking from a storage tank made headlines, while multiple power failures occurred in five weeks earlier this year. The regular supply of power to the plant is of critical importance because without the cooling, meltdown and subsequent leakage of radiation can potential occur. Exposure to radiation has serious health consequences for human being. While large doses of radiation in a short period of time can lead to radiation poisoning — the failure of organ tissue — continued exposure to even little amounts of radiation has been linked to cancer and other physical abnormalities. The Star, Toronto, on G8 agreement on Syria looks like victory for Russia: Low expectations can turn even a meager achievement into something to celebrate. Witness the final communiqué issued at the conclusion of the Group of Eight summit in Northern Ireland. The leaders agreed it marked significant progress in dealing with the savage civil war in Syria. Even Prime Minister Stephen Harper, perhaps the most wary among the assembled leaders, declared satisfaction with “a very different outcome … a much better outcome, than I thought we were going to have.” But will it be enough to make a real difference on the bloody battlefields of Syria? Probably not. Sadly, it’s all that peacemakers have right now. Before the meeting Harper had frankly and publicly despaired of G8 unity in light of the deep rift between Russian President Vladimir Putin and the other heads of government. … While scrupulously avoiding mention of Assad, G8 leaders agreed to support a “transitional governing body” for Syria. According to Cameron, there’s no way Assad could sit on such a transitional body, given his crimes, so it amounts to another way of saying that he must go. Harper agreed with that interpretation. … The danger is that Russia, and Assad’s ruling party, will use the vagueness inherent in this agreement to delay the peace process. The composition of a transitional government, for example, allows for endless discussion on who should be represented. If, as Cameron said, it would be “unthinkable” for Assad to sit on that body, what about his handpicked cronies? How clean do any participants’ hands have to be in this most savage of wars?

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loaned us tables and friends loaned us a truck and other supplies. Special thanks to the football players from Troy High To the Editor: School for setting up our booth On behalf of The Future supplies. Troy seniors must Begins Today Board of have 10 hours of community Trustees, I want to thank the service to graduate and Coach Troy Strawberry Festival Brewer wants his players to Committee for the wonderful have theirs completed before event they provided for our school begins; TFBT benefits community. We were very from this. pleased to participate and sell I am grateful to the workers the strawberry salsa. who helped us sell out of the Hundreds of people work hard Strawberry Salsa. to make this festival happen This would not have been every year and Troy organizapossible without the help of tions benefit from such a sucboard members, college stucessful weekend. dents, parents, friends and The Future Begins Today is supporters. Please remember that the also thankful for the help given salsa is still available to purto us at our Strawberry Salsa chase at Fulton Farms, Booth. Hobart Corporation

Bakehouse Bread & Cookie Co and Winans Fine Chocolates & Coffee. Proceeds from the salsa sales help provide Last Dollar Grants to Troy students. Deadline for this year’s application is June 30 and applications are available on our website: www.TheFutureBeginsToday.org Thank you to everyone who helped to make this year’s salsa sales successful once again. Thank you Heather Dorsten, Jon Dankworth, Bruce and Nathan for a wonderful 2013 Strawberry Festival. — Cheryl Cotner Executive Director, The Future Begins Today

WRITETO US: The Troy Daily News welcomes signed letters to the editor. Letters must contain your home address and a telephone number where you can be reached during the day. Letters must be shorter than 500 words as a courtesy to other writers. We reserve the right to edit for length and clarity. MAIL: 224 S. Market, Troy, Ohio, 45373; E-MAIL: editorial@tdnpublishing.com; FAX (937) 440-5286; ONLINE: www.troydailynews.com (“Letters To The Editor” link on left side).

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Exploring the hidden secrets of the Troy Daily News One of the most important functions of a newspaper in today’s society is the ability to shine a bright light in dark corners, exposing secrets that those in power would just as soon keep from the afflicted. From the Pentagon Papers to Watergate to Benghazi, newspapers have been there when public officials have slipped up, tried to slide one by or flat out lied. It’s tough to keep secrets from a good newspaper. Which doesn’t mean we don’t like to keep a few secrets of our own. Until now, that is. In the wonderful world of the Walt Disney empire, there is a phenomenon known as “Hidden Mickeys.” According to the fine folks at Disney, a “Hidden Mickey” is a representation of Mickey mouse that has been inserted subtly into the design of a ride, attraction, or other location in a Disney theme park, Disney properties, movie or other Disney product. The most common Hidden Mickey is a formation of three circles that may be perceived as the silhouette of the head and ears of Mickey Mouse, often referred to by Disney aficionados as a “Classic Mickey” Turns out we’ve got a few “Hidden Mickeys” of our own here at the Troy Daily News. They have “Hidden Mickey?” We have “Hidden Daily.” And while I’m not about to reveal them all, I’ll share a few. Perhaps you’ve noticed them before. If you have, you’ve never mentioned it to us. If not, after reading this, you’ll be able

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David Fong Troy Daily News Executive Editor to notice them more from now on: • Please and “thank you” — Take a good look at this very page. See the letter to the editor on this page? Notice anything about the headline? We get lots of “thank you” letters here at the TDN. In fact, they easily outnumber any other sort of letter to the editor by a large margin. I am the person who writes the headlines for the opinion page, to include the letters to the editor. Notice how today’s letter to the editor headline reads, “Thank you for your support.” Here’s a little secret: Since I took over as executive editor in 2006, just about every thank you letter that has been printed in the TDN has had the headline “Thank you for your support.” Why? First of all, because it fits nicely into the space provided. Second of all, in the 1980s, there was a commercial for Bartles and Jaymes wine coolers. The 30-second spots consisted of two older gentlemen extolling the virtues of the product they were pitching. Each and every commercial ended with one of the men saying, “Thank you for your sup-

Do you recognize this photo? If you’ve been a Troy Daily News reader for any length of time, you should. port.” I always found those commercials hilarious, even though I was not old enough to partake of that particular beverage at the time — and still try to avoid the Devil’s nectar at all costs, even to this very day. Loved the commercials and that tag line, however. So I decided to start using it. Constantly. • Simply “delicious” — Now that you’ve found the first “Hidden Daily,” it’s time for us to reveal another. Flip over to page 10 of this edition, the food page. There you’ll find a column by “The Amish Cook,” a TDN mainstay. Now read the headline. Notice anything? For the past seven years, the Amish Cook has appeared every week in our newspaper. And for the past seven years, every single Amish Cook headline has had the word “delicious” in it. Unlike the “Thank you for your support” headline, there’s no interesting backstory here. Basically, one day I just decided it would be funny to see if any of our loyal readers noticed the word “delicious” appeared in

every single Amish Cook column that ran in our paper. We’ve had six different headline writers come and go in the past seven years — and the first thing they are taught when they join the Troy Daily News team is, “Whatever you do here, make sure the word ‘delicious’ appears in every Amish Cook headline. Everything else will take care of itself.” And we’ve held true to that for more than 350 Amish Cook columns. We’ve always secretly wondered if anyone out there noticed what we were doing and had always said that if anyone did mention it to us, they would receive one of the prized clocks from our newsroom collection. In seven years, not a single reader ever mentioned it. • The Bob Ferguson Photo — If “Thank you for your support” and “delicious” were done for the sake of amusement, the Bob Ferguson “Hidden Daily” has been done out of pure adulation and respect. In 1996, Troy Daily News photographer Stephen Shaner took a photo of Troy football legend Ferguson watching fellow Troy legend Ryan Brewer break his career rushing mark. Simple at first glance, the photo actually tells a pretty powerful story. Ferguson, wheelchair-bound after losing his leg due to diabetes, still looks powerful and almost regal as he sits there on sidelines, seemingly staring wistfully at the playing field he once owned. The stadium was

packed that night, and in the background you can see a sea of red. I was there that night. The mood was electric as the past met the present. I still get goosebumps every time I think about that night. Also, it’s one of the few color photos we have of Ferguson, who played back in the days when all the TDN pictures ran in black and white. Simply put, I love that photo. As such, I run it every chance I get. It doesn’t even have to be a football story for me to run that photo. If we are running a story about the Troy Strawberry Festival Parade, I run that photo because he was once grand marshal of the parade. Don’t believe me? Check this year’s Troy Strawberry Festival preview edition. When we run our annual “Miami County Readers Poll,” I always try to make sure one of the questions is, “Who is the greatest Troy football player of all time?” just to have an excuse to run that photo. If I could find a way to do it, I’d run that photo every day. Actually, I think I will run it today and put it right next to my picture! So there it is. Just a few of the hidden stories of the Troy Daily News. Of course, I can’t reveal all of our secrets. We’ll let you find the rest. Troy’s very own David Fong appears on Fridays in the Troy Daily News. There’s a few skeletons in his closet …


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Teachers introduced at Tipp BOE meeting New evaluation program in place BY ASHLEY MOOR For Civitas Media tdneditorial@civitasmedia.com There were many new faces present at the Tipp City Board of Education meeting on Monday. Several new teachers have been hired on for the upcoming school year. There were also several currently employed teachers that were switched around to fill vacancies. New to the school system are Joel Derge, a middle school intervention specialist; Angela Keating, who will be replacing Steve Hottle as a high school guidance counselor; Karl Stanberry, a middle school science teacher; Zachary Walls, a physical education and Shari teacher; Wickline, the high school media specialist. Steve Verhoff, previously the high school social studies teacher and assistant coach for the high school track team, will be taking over Brian Honeycutt’s position as assistant principal at the high school this upcoming school year. “I’m very excited for what this new job will have in store for me. I’m very thankful to everyone that gave me this opportunity,” Verhoff said. Shane Mead, the assistant principal at the middle school, will be moving on to become the elementary school principal at TriVillage Local schools. No replacement has been announced for this position. Other changes include the transition of Mandy Myers, previously a social

TIPP CITY studies teacher at the middle school, to filling Verhoff ’s vacancy as a social studies teacher at the high school. Jenn Wysocki will be moving from teaching science at the middle school to teaching social studies in order to take over Myers’ spot. Also, Sandy Berning will now be teaching first grade at Nevin Coppock due to a downsizing of the fourth grade department at L.T. Ball. Additionally, Liz Robbins will be working full time as the community relations coordinator for the board. The wages for the positions of the substitute nurse, nurse aide,and certified nurse have been raised to $15 an hour for the certified nurse, with the hourly wages for the other two positions to be later determined by the board. New evaluation A new teacher evaluation system has been set up by the state in order to form some sort of system for which to properly evaluate their performance in the classroom. The system will be set in place next year, with the teachers being evaluated every year. According to the Ohio Department of Education, the evaluation will have two components, each weighted at 50 percent. One is a teacher performance rating, determined from a professional growth plan, two 30-minute observations and walk-throughs. The second is a student academic growth rating, taken from various tests

and value-added data. The final summative rating will range from Accomplished, Proficient, Developing or Ineffective. Auditors will visit each school once a year to ensure districts are implementing the systems correctly. Tipp’s board is sending an amendment to the Department of Education to allow the teachers that score an accomplished rating to only be fully evaluated every other year, instead of the required yearly examination. The amendments states that the teachers that have an earned an accomplished rating will only have to do a growth plan – they would not have to go through the formal observations every year, as long as they maintain the accomplished rating. Kronour has set a deadline for July 1 to hear back from the Department of Education. “We are aware that the system is new and that some teachers might be wary of something this new, though we will all be working together to make this system the best it can be,” said Superintendent Dr. John Kronour. A new Blue Bird 72 passenger school bus from Cardinal Bus Sales has been purchased for the price of $83,804 to replace the 18-year-old bus No. 7 that is out of service. The old bus will likely be sold to a resale bus company for around $2,000. The next regular board of education meeting will be 6:30 p.m. July 22 at the board of education office. The next Tri-Agency meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. July 29 at the city building.

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Luella L. Houck TROY — Luella L. Houck, 96, of Troy, Ohio, passed away Monday, June 24, 2013, at the Koester Pavilion, Troy, Ohio. She was born on Dec. 3, 1916, in Mt. Perry, Ohio, to the late Hugh Henry Lafferty and Lulu May (Linder) Lafferty. She was married to George H. Houck who preceded her in death Dec. 23, 1982. Luella is survived by her daugh- HOUCK ter, Judith A. Houck of Kettering, Ohio; sons and daughter-in-law, John C. Houck of Sawyer, Mich., and Ronald B. and Pat Houck of Rogersville, Tenn.; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and her 101-year-old sister, Marjorie of Florida. In addition to her parents and her husband, Luella also was preceded in death by two sisters, Barbara and Miriam and one brother, John. Luella was a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church in Troy, Ohio. Luella embraced a lifetime of music, both instrumental and vocal. She played a brilliant piano which she taught herself as a young girl. She won numerous vocal contests in high school and col-

VERSAILLES — Stephanie Ann Applegate, 48, of Versailles, died Wednesday, June 26, 2013, surrounded by her family at home. She was born Feb. 13, 1965, in Miami County, to Dale Eldon and Julia Ann (Young) Kline. She is a graduate of Covington High School, class of 1983; and worked at Versailles Health Care Center. Mrs. Applegate was preceded in death by her father, Dale Kline; and maternal grandmother, Gladys Kline. Stephanie is survived by her mother, Julia Ann Kline of Covington; son, Benjamin Douglas Lyons of Covington; daughter, Betsy A. (Lyons) Bixler of Covington; two grandchildren, Michael and Mydalis Bixler; two

Herron confirmed the necessity for a change to the levy. “We have exhausted efforts to make as many possible cuts across the board and operate on bare necessity terms,” he said. “I never, ever ask for things that we don’t need; but if any more deep cuts are made we will cease to function as a street department.” Council discussed possible levy options as they were provided with information on a 2-mill, 2.5-mill and a 3-mill. The general consensus was to go with the 3-mill. Reasoning was given that the 2-mill did not provide significant change from where the situation stands now. Also, council members noted that if the 3-mill failed, council could always look at the possibility of a 2.5-mill. But if they started at a 2.5-mill and it failed, there would be nowhere to go from there. Council was in agreement that the levy is needed, and it is their job to try their hardest to get out within the community and educate citizens on why it is needed so badly. A levy is to be officially approved at the next council meeting on July 9. Parking spaces Kline spoke with council about developing regulations for the new parking lot in the village. “Police Chief Garry Kimpel and I have been discussing the possibility of

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brothers and sisters-in-law, Dale and Paula Kline of Pleasant Hill and Michael and Phyllis Kline of Middleburg, Fla.; sister, Lori Houser of Piqua; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 29, 2013, at BridgesStocker-Fraley Funeral Home, Covington, with Pastor Phil Elmore officiating. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the time of service Saturday. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice, Jon Dugan Infusion Cancer Center or UVMC — Cancer Care. Condolences may be left for the family at www.stockerfraley.com.

Ferguson (Chris); 14 grandchildren, 33 LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Dorothy Irene great-grandchildren; and 11 great-greatWestfall Hissong Ferguson, 97, of grandchildren; as well as a sister, Betty Louisville, Ky., passed away Monday, Meyer (Ray). June 24, 2013. Her funeral service will be at 10 a.m. She was born in Bradford, Ohio, to the Saturday, June 29, 2013, at the First late Fred E. and Opal Hunt Westfall. She was a homemaker and a member Baptist Church, Tipp City, with Pastor Gary Boggs officiating. of the First Baptist Church in Tipp City. Burial will be in Harris Creek Preceding her in death, other than her Cemetery, Bradford. Visitation will be parents, were her two husbands, Elvin Hissong and Van Ferguson; and sisters, from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Frings and Bayliff Funeral Home, 327 W. Main St., Tipp Gladys Thomas, Pauline Canan and City. Mary Bell Brown. Survivors include her daughters, Joann Memorial gifts may be sent to the First Baptist Church in Tipp City in her memoPenrod, Karolyn Simons (Jim) and a two hour parking guide- Joyce Reed (Cliff); her step son, Michael ry. www.fringsandbayliff.com. line during regular busiMary Louise Burns ness hours,” Kline said. “This would allow turnover TROY — Mary Louise Burns, Church in Troy. for the downtown business- 77, of Troy, Ohio, passed away Her hobbies were reading, es to better serve their cus- Tuesday, June 25, 2013. sewing and crafts. tomers and it would be She was born in San Diego, She enjoyed spending time something like from 8 a.m. Calif., to the late Commander with friends and family and she to 6 p.m. Monday through James Nelson, USN and Mary will be missed by many. Saturday.” Funeral services will be at 1 Ethel (Dorsey) Nelson. Kline was enthusiastic She is survived by her husp.m. Friday, June 28, 2013, at about the new parking lot band of 57 years, Myron Baird Funeral Home in Troy with serving as a means for eco- Burns of Troy. She also is surPastor Doug Magin officiating. nomic development for the vived by her daughters and Interment will follow in Forest village by beginning a sons-in-law, Kathy Burns and Hills Memorial Gardens Vandalia. BURNS Farmer’s Market for West Terry McGowan of Jackson Friends may call from 11 a.m. to Milton and the surround- Center, Bev and Dave Thacker of Tipp 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. ing communities. Memorial contributions may be made to City and her granddaughter, April (Ali) Council agreed with Locklan of Scotland. First Baptist Church, 53 S. Norwich Road, the parking time guide- In addition to her parents, Louise was Troy, OH 45373. lines. Susan Willis sug- preceded in death by her brother Bruce Friends may express condolences to the gested adding a couple Nelson and her son, Doug Burns. family through more handicap spots since Louise was a member of First Baptist www.bairdfuneralhome.com. there are elderly in the community. FUNERAL DIRECTORY To receive the Community Development • James W. Smith Block Grant, which fundCASSTOWN — James W. Smith, of Casstown, Ohio, passed away at his home ed the lot construction, on Tuesday, June 25, 2013. there had to be at least 33 Funeral services will be Friday, June 28, 2013, at Frings and Bayliff Funeral parking spots and two Home, 327 W. Main St., Tipp City. handicap spots. To add more handi• DarrLeen Fourman capped spots, however, LUDLOW FALLS — DarrLeen Fourman, 73, of Ludlow Falls, died Monday, June would take away from the 24, 2013, at her residence. 33 required spots that are Mrs. Fourman will be cremated with no public services. already in place. Kreitzer Funeral Home, Arcanum, is handling arrangements. Vice Mayor Jason Tinnerman asked council DEATHS OF NATIONAL INTEREST for their input regarding the current charter review drummer from 1976 to The nation had held its • Alan Myers commission, which held 1985 during Devo’s heyday. first lottery drawing for the Alan Myers, the former its first meeting on The group was formed in draft in December 1969, longtime drummer for the Monday evening. “If you want to offer band Devo, best known for Akron, Ohio, in the early and Tarr was responsible by Mark for implementing the any input or request we “Whip It,” has died after a 1970s changes, said Dick Mothersbaugh and Gerald battle with brain cancer. review any part of the Casale, and introduced Flahavan, spokesman for charter in particular He was 58. Myers died Monday in themselves to the world in the Selective Service. please let me know so we Los Angeles, where he 1977 by making a spastic Before the lottery, local can make sure that we lived, Devo spokesman version of the Rolling draft boards had control represent everyone while over who was called and Michael Pilmer said Stones’ “Satisfaction.” reviewing the charter,” who was not. • Curtis Tarr Wednesday. Tinnerman said. “The lottery system took MILWAUKEE — Curtis Myers was the band’s Tarr, the former head of the the local personalities out Selective Service System of the system,” Flahavan who oversaw the lottery for said, adding that it was the draft during the “much fairer, much more objective, more efficient.” Vietnam War, has died. Each day of the year was Tarr died of pneumonia on Friday at his home in assigned a randomly drawn * Your 1st choice for complete Home Walnut Creek, Calif., his number from 1 to 365. 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A street levy may be in the West Milton voters’ future. The village council discussed the possibility at its work session Tuesday evening. “The problem we have encountered is that the current levy we are operating under was originally voted into place in 1984 and has been renewed three times,” Municipal Manager Matt Kline said. “By state law when you do that renewal, you are still doing it based on 1984 dollar values.” The amount of the levy that has been continually renewed has proved to be insufficient in meeting the needs of the streets department. “Street Superintendant Ben Herron can probably tell you what it costs to do paving, concrete or asphalt work back in 1984 compared to the cost today,” Kline said. “You have to factor in the higher cost of gasoline, equipment and wages, among other things.” The solution to solve the insufficiency of the current levy, which expires in 2014, is to create a replacement levy rather than a renewal levy that would only continually renew the insufficient amount. “So a replacement levy means it is a new levy and it would be based on today’s dollars,” Kline explained.

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lege. She enjoyed the piano into her mid-nineties. She was well known by family and the community for her everpleasant personality and upbeat ways. She possessed a dry wit and a lively sense of humor and she possessed an uncanny calmness and compass of sensibility throughout her life. She was known for her gift of consistently extending to family and strangers alike love, kindness, compassion, and nurturing. She had a knack for all animals and plants. She revered life. She was a lovely matriarch and she could bake one heck of a banana cream pie. And, at age 96, she had a really good run! Rest in Peace Luella. Private family services will be held with interment in the Riverside Cemetery, Troy, Ohio. The family kindly requests that no flowers be sent. Baird Funeral Home, Troy, Ohio, is assisting the family with arrangements. Friends may express condolences to the family through www.bairdfuneralhome.com.

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Military seeks to increase security U.S. looks to send training teams to Lebanon, Iraq WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military commanders have been told to explore ways to increase security assistance to Lebanon and Iraq, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs said Wednesday, as the violence in Syria spills across the borders and the Iraqis face growing threats from the local al-Qaida offshoot. Gen. Martin Dempsey said the assistance is aimed at improving the two nations’ military capabilities and could include sending in U.S. training teams and accelerating foreign military sales of

weapons and equipment to Iraq and Lebanon. Dempsey made the recommendation to U.S. Central Command in recent weeks, according to Air Force Col. Ed Thomas, a spokesman for the Army general. There have been no U.S. military trainers in Iraq since troops left at the end of 2011, as the war there ended. But the U.S. has provided military training and assistance to Lebanon for a number of years. “Militarily, what we’re doing is assisting our partners in the region, the neighbors of Syria, to

ensure that they’re prepared to account for the potential spillover effects,” Dempsey said during a Pentagon briefing Wednesday. “As you know, we’ve just taken a decision to leave some Patriot missile batteries and some F-16s in Jordan as part of the defense of Jordan. We’re working with our Iraqi counterparts, the Lebanese Armed Forces and Turkey through NATO.” He said that as he looked at the challenges being faced by Syria’s neighbors, including the re-emergence of al-Qaida in Iraq, he determined that the U.S. should help

them build up their military abilities. He said the assistance would not involve sending U.S. combat troops into Lebanon or Iraq. The U.S. last week left about a dozen F-16 fighter jets in Jordan, where they will be flying and conducting training operations. The Pentagon also left a Patriot missile battery there, bringing the total number of American forces in Jordan to about 1,000. U.S. officials said the increased show of military might in Jordan was a signal to Syria that it must confine its civil war within its bor-

ders. The officials said it is meant to show that the U.S. was committed to its defense relationship with Jordan and that America intended to maintain a strong presence in the region. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the planning publicly. Dempsey and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel declined to provide any additional information about U.S. plans to provide weapons to Syrian rebels, other than to say that the U.S. military has no role so far in that program. According to officials, the CIA was coordinating the effort to arm the rebel groups.

Egypt president defends first year in speech CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s Islamist president told his opponents to use elections not protests to try to change the government and said the military should focus on its role as the nation’s defenders in a nationally televised address on Wednesday, days before the opposition plans massive street rallies aimed at removing him from office. Mohammed Morsi’s words to the military came amid opposition hopes that the powerful generals will protect their protests Sunday in an implicit show of support. Morsi’s supporters accuse the opposition of fomenting a coup. Speaking at a giant conference hall packed with people, Morsi reminded his audience that “all agree” that the president is the supreme commander of the armed forces. “There are some who don’t want the armed forces and the presidency to have a healthy relationship,” Morsi said. “All state institutions work in harmony and with discipline under the leadership of the head of state.” The audience, packed with Cabinet members, officials from Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood and other supporters, cheered his remarks on the military, which at times sounded like a rebuke to Defense Minister AbdelFattah el-Sissi. Sitting on the front row, el-Sissi, sat silently. Days earlier he issued a sharp demand that both sides in the crisis reconcile and a warning that the military will not sit by if the nation is endangered by the political divisions. Earlier on Wednesday, military officials said they were bringing reinforcements closer to Egypt’s main cities, apparently aimed at keeping security if violence erupts on Sunday. In his 2-hour address, Morsi defended his performance in his first year in office, admitting to making mistakes but also claiming achievements. At one point he apologized for fuel shortages which have caused long lines at gas stations and have increased frustration and anger at the government. “I am saddened by the lines, and I wish I could join in and wait in line, too,” he said. At another, he apologized to the nation’s youth for not doing enough to involve them in the new political system and ordered Cabinet ministers and provincial governors to

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Jean Wilkins Dember, 83, joins in the protest of the 500th execution in Texas outside the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Huntsville Unit, where the death chamber is located, Wednesday in Huntsville, Texas.

Texas carries out its 500th execution since 1982 They said their only focus was on Booth’s brutal murder. Five-hundred is “just a number. It doesn’t really mean very much,” said Randall Browning, who was Booth’s godson. “‘We’re just thinking about the justice that was promised to us by the state of Texas.” Donna Aldred, Booth’s daughter, reading a statement to reporters, said that her mother “was an incredible person who was taken before her time.” Texas has carried out nearly 40 percent of the more than 1,300 executions in the U.S. since the Supreme Court allowed capital punishment to resume in 1976. The state’s standing stems from its size as the nation’s secondmost populous state as well as its tradition of tough justice for killers. Texas prison officials said that for them, it was just another execution. “We simply carried out the court’s order,” said Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark. With increased debate in recent years over wrongful convictions, some states have halted the practice entirely. However, 32 states have the death penalty on the books. Though Texas still carries out executions, lawmakers have provided more sentencing options for juries and courts have narrowed the cases for which death can be sought. In a statement, Maurie Levin, McCarthy’s attorney, said “500 is 500 too many. I look forward to the day when we recognize that this pointless and barbaric practice, imposed almost exclusively on those who are poor and disproportionately on people of color, has no place in a civilized society.” Outside the prison, about 40 protesters gathered, carrying signs saying “Death Penalty: Racist and Anti-Poor,” ”Stop All Executions Now” and “Stop Killing to Stop Killings.” As the hour for the execution approached, protesters began chanting and sang the old

Negro spiritual “Wade in the Water.” In recent years, Texas executions have generally drawn fewer than 10 protesters. A handful of counterdemonstrators who support the death penalty gathered in another area outside the prison Wednesday. Executions of women are infrequent. McCarthy was the 13th woman put to death in the U.S. and the fourth in Texas, the nation’s busiest death penalty state, since the Supreme Court in 1976 allowed capital punishment to resume. In that same period, more than 1,300 male inmates have been executed nationwide, 496 of them in Texas. Virginia is a distant second, nearly 400 executions behind. Levin, had asked the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals to halt the punishment, arguing black jurors were improperly excluded from McCarthy’s trial by Dallas County prosecutors. McCarthy is black; her victim white. All but one of her 12 jurors were white. The court denied McCarthy’s appeals, ruling her claims should have been raised previously. Prosecutors said McCarthy stole Booth’s Mercedes and drove to Dallas, pawned the woman’s wedding ring she removed from the severed finger for $200 and went to a crack house to buy cocaine. Evidence also showed she used Booth’s credit cards at a liquor store. McCarthy blamed the crime on two drug dealers, but there was no evidence either existed. Her ex-husband, Michaels, testified on her behalf. They had separated before Booth’s slaying. DNA evidence also tied McCarthy to the December 1988 slayings of 81year-old Maggie Harding and 85-yearold Jettie Lucas. Harding was stabbed and beaten with a meat tenderizer, while Lucas was beaten with both sides of a claw hammer and stabbed. McCarthy, who denied any involvement in the attacks, was indicted but not tried for those slayings.

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HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas marked a solemn moment in criminal justice Wednesday evening, executing its 500th inmate since it resumed carrying out capital punishment in 1982. Kimberly McCarthy, who was put to death for the murder of her 71-year-old neighbor, was also the first woman executed in the U.S. in nearly three years. McCarthy, 52, was executed for the 1997 robbery, beating and fatal stabbing of retired college psychology professor Dorothy Booth. Booth had agreed to give McCarthy a cup of sugar before she was attacked with a butcher knife and candelabra at her home in Lancaster, about 15 miles south of Dallas. Authorities say McCarthy cut off Booth’s finger to remove her wedding ring. It was among three slayings linked to McCarthy, a former nursing home therapist who became addicted to crack cocaine. She was pronounced dead at 6:37 p.m. CDT, 20 minutes after Texas prison officials began administering a single lethal dose of pentobarbital. In her final statement, McCarthy did not mention her status as the 500th inmate to be executed or acknowledge Booth or her family. “This is not a loss. This is a win. You know where I’m going. I’m going home to be with Jesus. Keep the faith. I love you all,” she said, while looking toward her witnesses her attorney, her spiritual adviser and her ex-husband, New Black Panther Party founder Aaron Michaels. As the drug started to take effect, McCarthy said, “God is great,” before closing her eyes. She took hard, raspy, loud breaths for several seconds before becoming quiet. Then, her chest moved up and down for another minute before she stopped breathing. Friends and family of Booth told reporters after the execution that they were not conscious that Texas had carried out its 500th execution since 1982.

appoint assistants under the age of 40. But he offered no compromises in the confrontation with his opponents. Those organizing the protests for Sunday the anniversary of Morsi’s inauguration say he must go because he has mismanaged the country, given a monopoly on decision-making to the Brotherhood and his Islamist allies and has encroached on the judiciary. Protesters are hoping to bring out massive crowds Sunday, saying they have tapped into widespread discontent over economic woes, rising prices and unemployment, power cuts and lack of security. As Morsi spoke, several thousand of his opponents gathered in Tahrir square, the birthplace of the 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak, chanted “erhal!” or leave. Some chanted “the people want to overthrow the regime.” Several took off their shoes and held them up in a sign of contempt. Morsi took aim at his opponents and critics. He demanded “some in the media stop spreading rumors.” He told the judiciary, with which he has clashed repeated over the past year, to stay out of politics, though he added he “respects very, very much” their status. He told his political opponents to “enter elections if you want to change the government” and scolded them for brushing off his past appeals to hold a dialogue on the nation’s problems. “I have been surprised” by their refusals, he said repeatedly. Morsi said protests were a legitimate way “to raise your opinion” but they cannot be “used to impose your opinion.” Morsi’s supporters say the protest organizers are trying to overturn democracy by reversing the election victories of Morsi and his Islamist allies. They have accused Mubarak loyalists of trying to foment a coup. In the long speech, Morsi was often animated, at times angry, raising his voice. He frequently departed from his prepared remarks, switching for formal Arabic to Egyptian dialect to make jokes and present a commonman image. He was rewarded with rounds of applause from his supporters who, after the address, chanted “Oh president, we love you!”


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Woman took advantage of your kindness Dear Annie: A distant relative, whose family I had never heard of, contacted me on the Internet begging for family photos and history for her grandmother. Out of the goodness of my heart and at great expense, I took a week and sorted through ancient photos and family history, scanned and labeled the photos, and emailed them to her. However, when I later checked Ancestry.com, I saw those photos and family history online. I didn't recognize any connection between her family and mine, although she insists there is one. Furthermore, our family is very private and has no interest in having our history and photographs published on the Internet for anyone to see. Last year, when my cousin had his identity stolen, the authorities said identity thieves often get information (like the mother's maiden name) from genealogical websites. I wrote this woman a polite email and informed her of the identity theft and our family's request that our privacy be respected. I asked that she remove the family photos and history from the site. She wrote back a scathing email, calling me "rude" and saying she did not have to be at my beck and call. She finally agreed to remove the information, but when I checked later, she had actually added more. This "cyber-bully's" hateful words and total breach of trust have made me physically and emotionally ill. She is a manipulative, lying, exploitative, ungrateful, self-entitled, abusive witch. I went to great expense, time and work, giving her copies of treasured family photos so that her "Nana" would know where her father came from. Nana wrote to tell me she'd like to visit her "newly discovered family." I don't want to see or hear from any of these evil people again. How can I stop her from posting our family photos online? — Bamboozled Dear Bamboozled: We contacted ancestry.com and asked what you can do about removing the offending photos and history from their website. They said to email customersolutions@ancestry.com, saying you did not intend for these photographs to be posted. Give as many details as possible, and they will try to resolve it. However, there are no guarantees. To some extent, you have already lost the battle, because these photos and history are out there, and more importantly, you don't know what else this woman might do with the information. We hope your letter serves as a warning to anyone who sends such personal data to people they barely know (and even those they do). Everything can be posted online and made accessible to anyone who looks. Dear Annie: My husband has a habit of interrupting me while I'm still talking. He anticipates what I'm going to say and will answer before I'm finished speaking. If I ask what he wants from the grocery store, he will start telling me while I'm still asking, which means I can't hear what he says. This is both annoying and rude, but he doesn't get it. Any ideas? — Frustrated in Louisville Dear Frustrated: If you have told him how annoying this is and he is unwilling to work on it, we recommend you change your response so you are less aggravated. Stop speaking when he starts. Don't correct him if he "anticipates" wrongly. You can then respond to or ignore what he says, depending on your mood, but try not to get angry. Dear Annie: I got a chuckle out of the question of the evening meal being "dinner" or "supper." I grew up in a rural area, but have lived in a large city for the past 35 years. My cousin recently called to ask whether we could get together for dinner. When I said I'd love to, he replied, "Great! I get in town at 11 a.m." It took me a few minutes to realize he meant the noon meal, which on the farm is called "dinner." — Jean 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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HOROSCOPE BY FRANCES DRAKE For Friday, June 28, 2013 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Be patient with siblings, neighbors and daily contacts today, because others are sensitive and might take issue with something you say. (Not everyone is as bold in his or her speech as you are.) TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Squabbles about possessions or money might erupt today. Keep in mind that this is a brief influence, and if you are patient, it will just pass away and be forgotten. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Be patient in dealing with bosses, parents, teachers, VIPs and the police today. You might lose it while talking to an authority figure. (How smart would that be?) CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Avoid controversial subjects like politics, religion and racial issues today, because people are argumentative. In fact, some are just looking for an excuse to fight. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) This is a poor day to discuss issues regarding inheritances, shared property, taxes and debt, because people are too touchy. Postpone these discussions for the weekend or late next week. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Lighten up and be tolerant with partners and close friends. Why fight or squabble? Anger serves no purpose except to make everyone miserable. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Remember your objective at work today. This means you will gain nothing by fighting with a co-worker. After all, you have to get along day after day, right? SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Parents need to be patient with children today. Similarly, lovers need to be patient with romantic partners, because today it's easy to be irritated. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Avoid domestic squabbles by demonstrating grace under pressure. It takes only one in the family to promote good feelings, and that person can be you. (Be a role model.) CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Rash actions or hasty words might get you in hot water today. Avoid airing your grievances with family members, because this is not the day to do it. Mum's the word. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Think twice before you speak or do anything today, because your own feelings of irritation might trigger an accident. Lighten up and go with the flow. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Don't exaggerate your response to others or fall into victim mode today. (You know who you are.) Many people feel irritated and frustrated. And so it goes. (But this is very brief. No biggie.) YOU BORN TODAY You are witty and entertaining, in large measure, because you react to life with your emotions. You're all heart. When you want something, you go after it. You're a natural leader, and you like to be appreciated. You're likable because, in turn, you like people. Work hard to build and construct something in your year ahead, because your rewards soon follow. Birthdate of: Peter Paul Rubens, artist; Gilda Radner, actress/comedian; Measha Brueggergosman, soprano. (c) 2013 King Features Syndicate, Inc.

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TODAY IN HISTORY (AP) — Today is Thursday, June 27, the 178th day of 2013. There are 187 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 27, 1963, President John F. Kennedy spent the first full day of a visit to Ireland, the land of his ancestors, stopping by the County Wexford home of his great-grandfather, Patrick Kennedy, who’d emigrated to America in 1848. On this date: • In 1787, English historian Edward Gibbon completed work on his six-volume work, “The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.”

• In 1844, Mormon leader Joseph Smith and his brother, Hyrum, were killed by a mob in Carthage, Ill. • In 1846, New York and Boston were linked by telegraph wires. • In 1942, the FBI announced the arrests of eight Nazi saboteurs put ashore in Florida and Long Island, N.Y. (All were tried and sentenced to death; six were executed while two were spared for turning themselves in and cooperating with U.S. authorities.) • In 1991, Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, the first black jurist to sit on the nation’s highest court, announced his retirement. (His

departure led to the contentious nomination of Clarence Thomas to succeed him.) • One year ago: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and former Irish Republican Army commander Martin McGuinness offered each other the hand of peace during a private meeting inside Belfast’s riverside Lyric Theatre. • Today’s Birthdays: Business executive Ross Perot is 83. Fashion designer Vera Wang is 64. Country singer Lorrie Morgan is 54. Writer-producer-director J.J. Abrams is 47. Actor Tobey Maguire is 38. Actor Chandler Riggs is 14.

Stubborn N.M. wildfires continue to grow ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A lightningsparked wildfire burning in the Pecos Wilderness of northern New Mexico raced across more than 5 square miles of forest in 24 hours, moving ever closer Wednesday to the headwaters of a river that is home to some of the state’s most popular fishing spots. The area has been closed for weeks now due to fires and the escalating danger of new blazes breaking out, but with more steep canyons and mountain sides being burned bare, post-fire flooding and erosion could end up having effects on the Pecos River that will last for years. “That whole area is just going to be devastated, depending on where the rains come and how hard it rains. There are just a lot of factors that can kind of play into it,” said Jesse Lee, who works at The Reel Life fishing and guide shop in Santa Fe. “I think everyone is planning for the worse and hoping for the best.”

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In this June 25, 2013 photo released by the U.S. Forest Service, smoke is shown rising from the Silver Fire in in southern New Mexico’s Gila National Forest. Fire officials say the Silver Fire expanded Wednesday to nearly 133 square miles. Hot, dry conditions and pockets of bug-killed trees have been fueling the Jaroso Fire since it was sparked more than two weeks ago. It has charred more than 16 square miles, and firefighters have not been able to wage a direct attack due to the dangerous conditions. Fire managers said

Wednesday the flames spotted and grew on the east-facing slope on the west side of the Pecos River. By Wednesday afternoon, the flames remained unchecked and were threatening several campgrounds in the canyon, including the Panchuela area.

The Jaroso Fire came on the heels of the Tres Lagunas blaze, which was sparked just weeks earlier north of Pecos by a downed power line. That fire is now 90 percent contained, but scientists say nearly onethird of that fire burned with high to moderate severity through parts of Pecos Canyon.

With high severity burns, the prospect for erosion increases and whatever seeds are left in the charred soil are usually sterilized, making recovery more difficult. Some drainages within the scar of the Tres Lagunas Fire could see a tenfold increase in postfire runoff and officials

have recommended closing some areas for at least two years. “We’re just really concerned about the community up there,” Lee said. “I think it’s going to affect them so much harder than the average recreationist. It’s going to be a complete game changer for the canyon.” From the wilderness, the Pecos River flows south through several communities in eastern New Mexico and into Texas. In southwestern New Mexico, the Silver Fire has raced through more than 134 square miles of the Gila National Forest. It was 20 percent contained by Wednesday afternoon and more firefighters had arrived to help on the fire’s western flank. Officials expected the fire the largest currently burning in the state to keep marching north and west. In all, wildfires have burned more than 200 square miles around New Mexico over the last month.

Flooding damages homes in southwestern Wisconsin Governor declares a state of emergency in seven counties MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Several days of heavy rains caused flooding that damaged hundreds of homes in southwestern Wisconsin, and officials in some communities were preparing for more flooding as rivers rose. Storms pounded the southern part of the state early Wednesday but had largely stopped by the afternoon. Dan Baumgardt, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in La Crosse, said the state was expected to be mostly dry over the next week but some rivers were still rising with run-off. The water had closed roads, stranded cars and flooded basements. Gov. Scott Walker declared a state of emergency in seven southwestern counties after touring flooding near Boscobel with Wisconsin Emergency Management and local officials. Boscobel had received more than a foot of rain since Friday and

sits on the Wisconsin River, which Baumgardt said would likely continue rising for the next two days before stopping just below flood stage. Walker said he had directed the Wisconsin National Guard and other state agencies to help as necessary, and the state would work with communities to provide emergency assistance funds for eligible homeowners for rehabilitation and get aid for farmers with crop and livestock damage. “We’re still in the process of getting damage reports from all the different counties and seeing if we can make the threshold to ask for federal assistance to get funds to help fix public things like roads and bridges,” said Tod Pritchard, a spokesman for Wisconsin Emergency Management. Pritchard said emergency management officials were concerned about addi-

tional flooding given how soaked much of southern Wisconsin was. “I think this is going to be an ongoing situation,” Pritchard said. “Things are receding, a lot of the rivers are going back, but it’s not going to take hardly any rain to put us over the threshold again.” Baumgardt said no big storms were in the forecast over the next few days but there could be isolated thunderstorms. Grant County, which includes Boscobel, reported 640 homes with minor flood damage and 20 with more significant damage, the La Crosse Tribune reported. The county sits in the far southwestern corner of the state and is bordered by the Wisconsin River to the north and the Mississippi River to the west. The Mississippi River also was rising Wednesday, and the National Weather Service predicted it would surpass flood stage Iowa south to about St. Louis. The flooding was just the latest round in what has been a cool, wet spring and summer.

Crawford County, which is just north of Grant County in western Wisconsin, has already suffered nearly $4 million in flood damage to infrastructure and $340,000 in damage to homes, Roger Martin, the county’s emergency management director, told the La Crosse Tribune. In south-central Wisconsin, along the border with Illinois, the city of Beloit made sandbags available to homeowners who wanted them. Bruce Slagoski, the city’s streets supervisor, said requests for sandbags came in after Turtle Creek rose 3 inches in about two hours Wednesday afternoon. The creek was still about a foot below flood stage, he said. “We just wanted to do some precautionary stuff,” Slagoski said. By midafternoon the weather had turned so nice that Slagoski made a quick stop at a golf course. “It’s beautiful right now,” he said by telephone. “They’ve said scattered showers are possible but really, right now it’s just beautiful.”


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Try these delicious strawberry shortcake cups It is a Wednesday afternoon. This morning the temperature was 51 degrees. We went out to weed and hoe in the garden after the morning housework was done. It was cool when we started, but the warm sun soon made it get hot. We came in to eat some lunch and take a break. With church services being held here twice recently, the gardens were neglected more than usual this past month. Everything is growing real well. We are getting enough rain that we don’t need to water the garden. Tomatoes are loaded on the plants are the corn is past knee-high already. We are already enjoying hot peppers. We planted seranno and banana peppers. The bananas will soon be big enough to stuff with cream cheese and colby cheese, then wrap with bacon and grill. We like the banana peppers better than the jalapeno peppers to do those as they aren’t as hot. We have also been enjoying lettuce, radishes and green onions from our garden for quite some time. Yesterday we took Diamond, our 19-year-old

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did. STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE CUPS Ingredients 1 quart fresh strawberries 1 1 /2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons sugar, divided 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 egg 1/4 cup cold butter or margarine 1/2 cup milk Whipped cream or Cool Whip Instructions Mash or slice the strawberries; place in a bowl and add 2 tablespoons sugar, mix and set aside. In another bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt and remaining 2 tablespoons sugar Cut in butter until crumbly. In a small bowl, beat egg and milk. Stir into flour mixture just until moistened. Fill eight greased muffin cups 2 /3 full. Bake at 425 for 12 minutes or until golden. Remove from the pan to cool on a wire rack. Just before serving, split shortcakes in half horizontally. SHNS PHOTO Spoon berries and whipped cream between lay- Strawberry shortcake makes for a delicioous summer treat. ers and over top.

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LOST CAT, large 3 year old , neutered male, short hair, gray and black tiger/tabby, dark green eyes, on June 13 North Sate Route 48 and Versailles Rd Covington (937)405-8175 STOLEN: from South Main Street address in Piqua, 6000 watt generator, Troy Built brand name, REWARD of $100 for return or information, (937)418-5331. Yard Sale TROY, NEIGHBORHOOD Sales, 41 West, Washington Road South, to Washington Bend Court, Saturday only 8am-4pm, Air compressor, dog cage, firearms, ammo, electric guitars, sound system speakers, old baseball cards, car

CASSTOWN 1380 State Route 201 (between Casstown Clark and State Route 55) Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 8am-? Garage and Barn sale, Selling house and 2 barns, cleaning out, log chains, binders, welding clamps, wood clamps, plastic pipe 6", 4" fittings, nuts, bolts, chain saw, small tools, dished, silverware, hutch, table, chairs, washing machine, Christmas items, scrubbers, thimbles, 1990 Toyoto truck with a 305 Chevy engine ready to put in CASSTOWN 5104 East state Route 55 Friday and Saturday 9am-4pm New, used, and vintage items, puzzles, books, magazines, adult clothing, lamps, jewelry, tack, bedding, towels, tablecloths/napkins, cards, artwork, craft/sewing supplies, tools, china, glassware, Avon, NASCAR, Tupperware. FREE ITEMS No baby items or kids clothes. NO EARLY BIRDS!! CASSTOWN, 102 Franklin Street (in alley), Saturday 9am?, Community wide sale! pool equipment, safety cover, chemicals. outdoor lights, outdoor blinds, victrola, antique chairs, truck tool box, 2 ton hoist, other tools, old windows & door, household items COVINGTON, 9415 West US 36, Thursday-Saturday 9-5pm, ADOPTION BENEFIT SALE, furniture, small appliances, new vacuum, wood-chipper, car top carrier, Longaberger, pfaltzgraff dishes, household, b o ok s , c l ot h i n g a ll s iz e s , shoes, baked goods, lots more. TROY, 1265.5 West Main Street, Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 10am-5pm, tools, fishing poles, pictures, dry sink, shovels, antique tv set, riding mowers, push mower, trailer

PIQUA 3224 Sioux Drive Thursday and Friday 8am-5pm Large multifamily, furniture, radial arm saw, table saw, oversized chair, formal dining set, kitchen miscellaneous, clothes, bikes, home and holiday decor, linens. PIQUA 515 Spring Street Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 8am-5pm Movies, books, housewares, wrestling figures, Hello Kitty items, Bengals items, Mary Kay, clothing, lots of toys and collectibles, games, big screen TV, see our low prices COVINGTON, 5850 NewberryWashington Road, Saturday & Sunday, 9-6. Tools, furniture, TVs, just about everything else! Come see what can be yours!! TROY 123 Boone Drive Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 8am-5pm Only got $20 in your pocket? Pop some tags at a fundraiser - baby clothes, exercise equipment, aquarium and stand, luggage, luxurious decor, and much more! TROY 1248 Hawks Nest Drive Saturday Only 9am-4pm Kitchen items, Ethan Allen oak dining room set, crib/toddler bed and mattress, train table, toys, vintage GI Joe toys and Strawberry Shortcake, and much more

TROY 1313 Waterbury Place Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 9am-? Tools, household items, collectibles, fax machine, CD disc changer, jewelry, pictures, furniture, brass items, child's bike, other items too numerous to list TROY 1360 Croydon Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 8am-5pm Bicycles, twin bed frame, grill, and miscellaneous

TROY 1448 Covent Road Friday 9am-5pm and Saturday 9am-1pm Go cart, helmets, bikes, table/chairs, microwave stand, TV, English saddle, and lots of miscellaneous TROY 2821 Carriage West Court Friday and Saturday 9am-2pm Household items, furniture, lots of toys, clothes

TROY 1995 DeWeese Road Thursday and Friday 9am5:30pm HUGE MULTIFAMILY GARAGE/MOVING SALE. No Early Birds. Baby and kids items, strollers including one double, clothing including men's large shirts and size 36 pants, country decor items, living room set, bedroom set, computer desk, loft bed, youth bed, kitchen items, outside light fixture, food used golf balls, seasonal decorations, humidifier, fabric by the bolt, bolts of gray Organza still in plastic, lamps, VCR, DVD, bird cages, microwave, garden tools, Everything must go!

TROY 2290 Pleasant View and 998 Lincolnshire Friday 8am2pm and Saturday 8am-12pm Multifamily sale in Merrimont, air conditioner, household and gardening items, pet supplies, girl's Trek bike, kid's stuff, clothes, shoes, perennials TROY 2625 Vista Ridge and neighbors Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 9am-5pm HUGE Multifamily with a variety of items TROY 2636 West Main Street Saturday Only 8am-2pm Lots of girls clothes 9 months-girls size 12, boys newborn to 2T, entertainment center, household goods, women's plus size clothes. Cleaned out storage all must go! TROY 2710 Chatham Drive (off Nashville) Friday and Saturday 9am-5pm DSi, DSi games, Step2 cottage (Saturday only), adult, girl's clothes NB-18month, 6-14/16, booster seats, bed rail, tricycle, child's rockers, toys, games, Disney, household miscellaneous, Brooke's Bitty Boutique

TROY 309 Drury Lane Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 8am-5pm Super Sized Sale you don't want to miss the sale of the season! Household items, antiques, clothes, tools, toys, with much more

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Are you energetic, fun loving, and committed to pampering patients? TROY, 2464 Peters Road, Friday & Saturday 11am-4pm, Daycare Closing sale, Inside Safe Harbor Ministries building, toddler & preschool tables, chairs, cots, toys, tricycles, 6 seat infant feeding table, playground items, office equipment, household decor, new Titan commercial generator, air compressor

TROY, 2765 Walnut Ridge Drive (behind YMCA), Friday & Saturday 8am-?, Moving sale! some furniture items, bed, dresser, kitchenware, clothing, purses, toys, small antiques, framed art, lamps, music & movies, chair & ottoman, much more!! TROY, 451 Robinhood Lane, Thursday & Friday, 10-5, Saturday, 9-2. Patio set, glassware, kitchen cabinet, lots of miscellaneous, clothes. TROY, 645 Mumford Drive, Friday & Saturday 9am-4pm, Moving sale!! furniture, air conditioners, bedroom suites, fitness equipment, tools & miscellaneous wares, Everything must go!! TROY, 810 Diana Drive, (across from Goodrich) THURSDAY ONLY 8-4pm, furniture, some antiques, houseware, kids clothes, lots of boys sizes 4-8, televisions, books, rug, mirror, miscellaneous decorating items. Everything must go!

View each garage sale listing and location on our Garage Sale Map! Available online at troydailynews.com

SECRETARY / RECEPTIONIST Part time in Troy

Basic functions: To manage the Agency's main switchboard; answering and directing calls efficiently and appropriately; taking messages and greeting visitors. To perform general office, clerical and secretarial duties. Accounting/ payroll skills a plus. Qualifications: Must have 2 years secretarial/ receptionist experience. Must have good word processing skills with the ability to type accurately from written materials as well as dictated information. Must be organized with a pleasant personality and have the ability to communicate and work well with others. To apply go to our Troy office: CRSI 405 Public Square Suite 373 Troy, OH and complete an application EOE

TROY 66 South Weston Road (off of Dorset) Thursday, Friday 8am-4pm and Saturday 10am-1pm Antique lead glass windows, aluminum trim coils, Nissan floor mats, Dell printer, ink cartridges, 50's cooler, 40's Hobart coffee grinder, home items. TROY, 127 West Market Street, Friday 10-6pm, Saturday 11-3pm CASH AND CARRY ONLY!!! Huge 50% off all inventory sale on all dresses from prom to wedding to store fixtures etc. $5 on up, $50 prom dresses, $75 wedding.

Drivers & Delivery DRIVER Dancer Logistics is looking for Class A CDL driver with at least 2 years experience for home daily runs, over the road and regional. Great Benefits and great home time and your weekends off. Also looking for Teams to run West coast. Please apply at: 900 Gressel Dr Delphos, Oh or call (419)692-1435 Help Wanted General

We are currently seeking Part-Time Merchandisers to service our accounts in the Sidney, Piqua, Greenville, Troy and Eaton areas. The chosen candidates will provide customer support by maintaining displays, coolers and shelf space with Pepsi products in designated accounts. Candidates must be 18 years of age, self-motivated, energetic, dependable, and able to lift up to 85 lbs. frequently. Candidate must also have a valLG GULYHUҋV OLFHQVH ZLWK GH pendable transportation.

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Apply on line @ PepsiCo.com/careers M/F/D/V Equal Opportunity Employer Maintenance / Domestic RESIDENTIAL HOUSE CLEANERS needed, must have valid driver's license and reliable vehicle. Experienced preferred but willing to train. Call Teresa at (937)694-5331.

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Perrigo Company is a leading global healthcare supplier that develops, manufactures and distributes overthe-counter and prescription pharmaceuticals, nutritional products, active pharmaceutical ingredients and consumer products. Our infant formula manufacturing facility in Covington, Ohio is currently accepting applications for a 1st Shift Warehouse Associate. Duties include safely operating material handling equipment, receiving, shipping, production staging, warehouse sanitation, cycle counting and inventory control. This shift works 6am – 6pm, requiring weekend work every other week. The ideal candidate will have an excellent work history, 35 years warehouse and fork lift equipment experience, Microsoft Office knowledge and strong documentation skills. Food Industry and SAP experience is a plus.

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TROY, 2405 Worthington Drive, Friday, 8-2 & Saturday, 8-12. Teen girls clothes, dorm items, older bikes, toys, snow globes, miscellaneous items.

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TROY, 1532 North Road, Friday & Saturday, 9-2. Scaling back on collections! Coca Cola collectible trucks, Barbies, other miscellaneous Coke items, Nylint trucks, 1/64th scale tractors and implements, antique tools & tins, collector books, yard sale prices or below! No clothes.

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WEST MILTON 2100 South Miami Street Friday 9am-5pm and Saturday 9am-2pm 4 family, wheelchair, walker, love seat recliner, full bed frame, player piano rolls, Fisher Price kitchen set, bikes, teen clothes, Longaberger baskets, wire flower stand, and many miscellaneous

TROY 555 Staunton Commons Drive Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 9am-5pm Huge 20 plus family community sale, too much to list!

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TROY 340 Elmwood Saturday Only 8am-1pm 5 families, small chest freezer, furniture, bed linen, clothing: maternity, baby, women's plus size, and lost of miscellaneous

TROY, 630 North Norwich Road (Westbrook), Thursday, Friday, 9-4, Saturday, 9-Noon. Two Family! Playpen, booster seat, stroller, infant & toddler clothes, toys, linens, Kimball entertainer organ, vintage waterfall bedroom, dishes, glassware, crafts, ladies clothing, miscellaneous.

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TROY 1678 North County Road 25A (next to El Sombrero) Friday 9am-5pm and Saturday 9am-12pm Boys baby clothes infant to size 8, children's toys, train table, household items, baby items, adult clothes, books, and miscellaneous

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Looking for energetic, mechanically minded quick learners. Please visit our website at www.starleasing.com for an application. Fill out online or fax the completed application to (937)644-2858. Star Leasing is an equal opportunity employer Medical/Health FRONT DESK/ EFDA Seeking self-starter with organizational, patient communication/computer skills to handle activities in a high quality, restorative dental practice. Prior dental/ medical experience a plus but not required. Training supplied. 30-40 hrs. E-mail resume: dentistryresume@hotmail.com

Apply in person at 75 Mote Drive Covington, Ohio 45318 STNA Sidney Care Center is hiring qualified Night shift STNA. We offer great pay and 12 hours shifts. Please apply in person at: 510 Buckeye Avenue Sidney, OH 45365 Other BE YOUR OWN BOSS

Houses For Rent 2 BEDROOM, corner lot, garage, $650 monthly, 1 month deposit, available now, 1144 Patton (937)552-9644 PIQUA NEAR 1-75, very nice 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage, includes appliances, no pets, $890 monthly, 18 month lease, (937)778-0524 TROY, large 4 bedroom ranch with family room, recently updated kitchen, bath, flooring, all appliances, W/D hookup, central air, 2 car garage, great value $825 pus deposit (937)335-1388 Half Doubles TROY 1013 1/2 South Walnut Street, upstairs unit, 2 bedroom, 1 bath, $450 (937)3352877 Livestock LIVE STOCK GATES, 16 foot heavy steel painted livestock gates, good condition, $80.00 per gate. Call (937)492-1157. Pets

DELIVERY TRUCK! This GREAT opportunity comes with SUPER SECURITY and UNLIMITED Earning Potential. This is YOUR opportunity to work with the #1 Home Improvement Center!!

Call: 715-876-4000 For Sale By Owner

OPEN HOUSE, 2pm-4pm, 490 Coach Drive, Beautiful, 3 bedroom home, basement, 3/4 acre, in Tipp, many updates, fenced yard, master bath, stainless appliances, (937)6678400

1, 2 & 3 bedrooms Call for availability attached garages Easy access to I-75 (937)335-6690 www.hawkapartments.net 1,2 & 3 BEDROOM, Troy ranches and townhomes. Different floor plans to choose from. Garages, fireplaces, appliances, washer/ dryers. Corporate apartments available. Visit www.firsttroy.com, Call us first! (937)335-5223 DODD RENTALS Tipp-Troy: 2 bedroom AC, appliances $550/$450 plus deposit No pets (937)667-4349 for appt.

3 Bedroom, 1 bath, Double, $675 (937)216-5806 EversRealty.net GREAT TROY Area Location, 2 bedroom condo, 1.5 bath, appliances, private parking, patio, $595, (937)335-5440 LOVELY AREA, 3 bedroom, 2 full baths, garage, appliances, washer/ dryer hookup, $795 monthly, (937)335-5440 TIPP/ TROY, new everything and super clean! 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath, no pets, no prior evictions, $550 month, $550 deposit, 1 year lease, (937)5454513

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Furniture & Accessories

DINING ROOM TABLE, brass color frame, 6 fabric cushion seats, glass top is heavy, approximately 200lbs, 71"x41" $150 OBO (937)726-2140 DINING ROOM TABLE with 6 chairs, large hutch with glass doors, small buffet $750; 2 twin beds, $50 each; adjustable bed, $75 (937)405-7266 Landscaping & Gardening RISING MOWER, Wheel Horse, 36" cut, good condition, $300 call (937)499-4140

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Miscellaneous HO SCALE Trains, nice large collection, 1950, 1960, 1970, can be seen anytime, 1004 N Dorset Rd, Troy, Buy 1 or all

POWER TOOLS excellent condition, hand guns as new, 027 trains-turn key. Call (248)694-1242

GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPS, ready for new home. Both parents on premises. 2 females, 1 male. $250 each. (937)4924059 or (937)489-1438.

WHIRL POOL REFRIGERATOR, 25 cubic foot, 3 years old, indoor water & ice, ice dispenser chute needs repaired. $200. (937)5702402

JACK RUSSELL BOSTON TERRIER mix puppies, first shots and wormed, 6 weeks old, $75 each, call (937)6221404 after 4pm. KITTENS, adorable, playful, healthy, 8 weeks, brothers & sisters, need indoor forever homes with responsible owners, consider adopting a pair, they do better with a buddy, (937)492-7478, leave message MASTIFF PUPPIES, 3 male 3 female, asking $500, parents on premises, 3 brindle, 3 fawn. Call (937)622-0931 POM-POO male pup, 1st shots, ready to go! $250. (419)582-4211. 2005 HYUNDAI Elantra, 4 door, $4500, (937)418-8727. Autos For Sale 1999 CHEVY Malibu, very good condition, new tires, 25.5 gas mileage, $2000, (937)2450903, (937)890-5334

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Tools SAW, Radio arm, best offer, Saw, 10 inch, best offer, both are in very good condition, (937)245-0903, (937)890-5334 SERVICE / BUSINESS DIRECTORY

4 cyl, red, good condition, leather, only 7000 miles, 1301 Sixth Avenue, Sidney, $23,500. (937)622-5747 Auto Classic /Antiques 1928 Model A Ford, 2 door Sedan, all original. runs & drives, $7000, (937)658-1946 Boats & Marinas Boat 2003 15 1/2 ft, Lowe 40HP Johnson, console steering, live-well, electric anchors, fish finder, cover, low hours, VGC, $5200 (937)335-1348 RVs / Campers

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Trucks / SUVs / Vans 1999 GMC YUKON, clean, Ziebart, no rust, 4 wheel drive, 102K miles, $3500 firm (937)332-1636 Utility Trailers TRAILER, New tires, very good condition, lights, tilt, 93"x64", $300, (937)245-0903, (937)890-5334

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937-773-4552 1999 CHEVY CORVETTE automatic convertible with approximately 67,000 miles. This car is in great condition. $20,500 or best offer. Call Craig at (937)776-0922

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Dining room set, maple, opens to 5 feet, 6 chairs, $150 OBO; matching maple hutch, $100; 3 table set(end, coffee and sofa),solid wood, $100 (937)524-1026

KITTEN, 9 weeks old, male, black/white, healthy rescue cat, wormed and 1st shots, $45, needs a loving forever home. Call (937)773-1686

EVERS REALTY TROY, 2 Bedroom Townhomes 1.5 bath, 1 car garage, $725

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LAWNMOWER, riding, antique, new battery, electric start, runs fair, $200 OBO (937)335-2427

Apartments /Townhouses 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom, Houses & Apts. SEIPEL PROPERTIES Piqua Area Only Metro Approved (937)773-9941 9am-5pm Monday-Friday

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HAY, 50 bales of grass hay, 3x8, never been wet, $50 a bale. Call (937)465-7616

Autos Under $5000 Has a great opportunity for an individual wanting to start their own delivery business by becoming an owner/ operator of a

CRIB, toddler bed, changing table, pack-n-play, bassinet, booster, HANDICAP ITEMS, walker, commode, toilet riser, tub/ shower chairs, canes, more! (937)339-4233

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• TENNIS: The Troy Recreation Department is again sponsoring the Frydell Junior Open Tennis Tournament July 10-13 at Troy Community Park. The tournament is for boys and girls ages 18 and under. To register, download and print the form at www.troyohio.gov/rec/programregforms.html. All forms must be received by July 5. For more information, contact Dave Moore at (937) 368-2663 or (937) 418-2633 or by email at frydelldcm@gmail.com. • SKATING: Hobart Arena will hold public skating sessions this summer. All public skating sessions are held Fridays from 8-10 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults, $4 for Children (14 and under) and $2.50 for skate rental. The dates for public skating this summer are Friday and July 19 and 26. • RUNNING: The Piqua Optimist Club’s fifth annual Bob Mikolajewski Memorial 5K Run and Walk will be held at 8:30 a.m. July 13 at the Piqua High School Alexander Stadium. Pre-registrations must be received by July 6 to ensure a race t-shirt. Go online to www.PiquaOptimist5k.com to download the event registration flyer. Online registration is also available through www.alliancerunning.com. Race day registration will begin at 7:15 a.m. The cost to participate in the event is $15, and prizes will be awarded to the overall and age category winners. • COACHING: Bethel High School has three coaching positions open for the upcoming school year. For the asst. varsity football coach position, contact head coach Kevin Finfrock at (937) 2165036. For the boys junior varsity basketball position, contact Eric Glover at (937) 510-7795 or at coacheglover@aol.com. The seventh grade volleyball coaching job is also open. For more information, contact Tim Zigler at (937) 845-9487. • GOLF: The Tippecanoe boys basketball program will host a golf outing at 11:30 a.m. June 28 at Homestead Golf Course. Proceeds will benefit the Tippecanoe boys basketball program, and Hickory River Barbecue and drinks will be provided. Visit www.reddevilbasketball.com and click on “Golf” to download a registration form. • HOCKEY: Registrations are now being accepted for the Troy Recreation Department’s Summer Youth Introduction to Hockey Program held at Hobart Arena. The program is for youth ages 5-10 years old and includes three dates: July 16, 23 and 30 from 7:308:30 p.m. The program is for those who have never participated in an organized hockey program. An equipment rental program is available. The cost of the program is $10 for all three sessions. To register, visit the Recreation Department located in Hobart Arena, 255 Adams St. or visit www.hobartarena.com on the “registrations” page and print off a registration form. Contact the Recreation Department at 339-5145 for further information. • SUBMIT-A-TIP: To submit an item to the Troy Daily News sports section, please contact Josh Brown at jbrown@civitasmedia.com or Colin Foster at colinfoster@civitasmedia.com.

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Stakhovsky stuns Federer in 4 sets LONDON (AP) — Seven-time champion Roger Federer was stunned by 116th-ranked Sergiy Stakhovsky in the second round of Wimbledon on Wednesday, his earliest loss in a Grand Slam tournament in 10 years. The 27-year-old Ukrainian outplayed Federer on Centre Court, serving and volleying his way to a 6-7 (5), 7-6 (5), 7-5, 7-6 (5) victory that stands out as one of the biggest upsets in Grand Slam history. “Magic,” Stakhovsky said. “I AP PHOTO Sergiy Stakhovsky reacts as he wins against Roger Federer of couldn’t play any better today.” Switzerland in their Men's second round singles match at the All The result capped a chaotic England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, day at Wimbledon when seven Wednesday. players were forced out by

injuries, and former champion Maria Sharapova fell in the second round to a qualifier. Seven former No. 1 -ranked players all departed the tournament Wednesday. Federer’s loss ended his record streak of reaching at least the quarterfinals at 36 consecutive Grand Slam tournaments, a run that began at Wimbledon in 2004, shortly after a third-round exit at that year’s French Open. “It’s always a disappointment losing any match around the world, and particularly here,” Federer said. “I’ve had some great moments here, but also

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breaks here and there but he threw a good game,” Paul said. “It was one of those days when our bats were pretty slow. Good teams find a way to bounce back and we’re a good team, so we’ll get back to playing like we’re capable.” Josh Donaldson hit a threerun homer to highlight a fourrun fourth after hitting a tworun homer in Tuesday night’s 73 victory. The Reds lost for the fifth time in seven games and seventh in the last 11. Bailey (4-6) faced just two over the minimum through three innings, and then ran into trouble in the fourth. He struck out seven and walked two in six innings in losing his second straight decision. Oakland got four straight hits to start the fourth, taking a

PASSAIC, N.J. (AP) — The Cleveland Browns have released a rookie who is charged with attempted murder for allegedly punching a man in the head outside a club in northern New Jersey. Ausar Walcott turned himself in to Passaic police Tuesday after he was identified as a suspect in an incident that happened around 3 a.m. Sunday. The linebacker was signed by the Browns on May 13 following a tryout. The team announced his release Wednesday. Walcott, 23, is charged with first-degree attempted murder, second-degree aggravated assault and third-degree endangering an injured victim, said Salvatore Bellomo, a senior assistant prosecutor. He said the complaint alleges W a l c o t t punched a man in the head. T h e Record newspaper said t h e Hackensack, N.J., native and former University of WALCOTT Virginia player struck 24-year-old Derrick Jones just after The Palace Gentlemen’s Club closed. Police told the newspaper that Jones, who is from New York City, was critically injured. Walcott was being held on $500,000 bail. It’s not clear if he has a defense lawyer. His release came on day after the AFC’s rookies visited the Browns’ facility as part of the NFL’s Rookie Symposium, four days of seminars and meetings designed to prepare the drafted first-year players for life as a professional on and off the field. Earlier this week, the players listened to cautionary speeches from Cincinnati cornerback

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Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Homer Bailey throws to the Oakland Athletics during the first inning on Wednesday in Oakland, Calif.

All too familiar Reds get to know Griffin too well in 5-0 loss OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Cincinnati manager Dusty Baker acknowledged the challenge of coming to Oakland for a two-game interleague series against a club his players hardly knew. The Reds are plenty familiar with A.J. Griffin now, probably more so than they would like. Griffin tossed a two-hitter to lead Oakland to a 5-0 victory Wednesday, dropping the Reds to 1-4 on their eight-game road trip ahead another tough stop at Texas this weekend. “That’s the first time we’ve seen him and he was impressive. He was changing speeds, maybe a 20-22 mph differential on his fastball,” Baker said. “He had us eating out of his hand and chasing out of the strike zone.” No matter how good Homer

Bailey was, the Reds missed far too many chances again. Devin Mesoraco singled with one out in the fifth for Cincinnati’s first hit. Xavier Paul added a two-out double in the seventh, but that was it for the Reds. “Everybody is going to have a streak like this. It didn’t matter because we didn’t score any runs,” Baker said. “You could, ‘Homer did this or did that’ but we had no chance, even if it was 1-0. Not only are we not scoring runs but we’re not getting any hits either. It’s not anything you want to do.” Griffin (6-6) struck out seven and walked two in a 108-pitch gem for his first career complete game. “He located the ball really well and threw strikes when he needed. He caught a couple of

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Bruins win, provide new blueprint Not only is UCLA the national champion, the Bruins also serve as a model for how to build a winner in this new era of college baseball. The Bruins ended the year with nary a .300 hitter, but, boy, could they pitch and play defense. See Page 14.

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In this image taken from video, police escort Aaron Hernandez from his home in handcuffs in Attleboro, Mass. Wednesday. Hernandez was taken from his home more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez’s house.

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was arrested Wednesday and charged with murder in the shooting death of a friend prosecutors say had angered the NFL player at a nightclub a few days earlier by talking to the wrong people. Hernandez, 23, was taken from his North Attleborough home in handcuffs just over a week after Boston semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd’s bulletriddled body was found in an industrial park a mile away. Less than two hours after the arrest, the Patriots announced

they had cut Hernandez, a 2011 Pro Bowl selection who signed a five-year contract last summer worth $40 million. Lloyd was a 27-year-old athlete with the Boston Bandits who was dating the sister of Hernandez’s fiancee. He was shot multiple times on a secluded gravel road, authorities said. Hernandez “drove the victim to that remote spot, and then he orchestrated his execution,” prosecutor Bill McCauley said. If convicted, Hernandez could get life in prison without parole.

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Hernandez ■ CONTINUED FROM 13 “It is at bottom a circumstantial case. It is not a strong case,” his attorney, Michael Fee, said at a court hearing during which Hernandez was ordered held without bail on murder charges and five weapons counts. Lloyd’s family members cried and hugged as the prosecutor outlined the killing. Two were so overcome with emotion that they had to leave the courtroom. McCauley said the slaying stemmed from a night out at a Boston club called Rumor on June 14. He said Hernandez was upset about certain things, including that Lloyd had talked to some people Hernandez “had troubles with.” The prosecutor did

not elaborate. Two days later, McCauley said, on the night of June 16, Hernandez texted two friends from out of state and asked them to hurry back to Massachusetts. Surveillance footage from Hernandez’s home showed him leaving with a gun, and he told someone in the house that he was upset and couldn’t trust anyone anymore, the prosecutor said. The three men picked up Lloyd at his home around 2:30 a.m., according to authorities. As they drove around in their rented car, they discussed what happened at the nightclub, and Lloyd started getting nervous, McCauley said. Lloyd texted his sister, “Did you see who I am

with?” When she asked who, he answered, at 3:22 a.m., “NFL,” then, a minute later, he sent one final text: “Just so you know.” Within a few minutes, people working the overnight shift at the industrial park reported hearing gunshots, McCauley said. Surveillance video showed the car going into a remote area of the industrial park and emerging four minutes later, the prosecutor said. A short time later, Hernandez returned to his house, and he and one of the other men were seen on his home surveillance system holding guns, McCauley said. Then the system stopped recording, according to the prosecutor.

Hernandez had recently installed the system and had 14 cameras inside and out, according to McCauley, who said detectives found footage was missing from the six to eight hours after the slaying. Investigators did not specify who fired the shots. They did not identify the two other people who were with Hernandez or say whether they were under arrest. According to McCauley, Hernandez and his friends later returned the car to the rental agency, and Hernandez offered the attendant a piece of blue chewing gum. She found a .45-caliber shell casing and a piece of what appeared to be chewed blue gum in the car and threw them out.

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A new blueprint Champion Bruins provide modern model for success OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Not only is UCLA the national champion, the Bruins also serve as a model for how to build a winner in this new era of college baseball. The Bruins ended the year with nary a .300 hitter, but, boy, could they pitch and play defense. “We play a lot of tight games,” star closer David Berg said. “We aren’t explosive offensively, but we win a lot of games because we do execute.” They did all season, but never more than at the College World Series, where their grinding offense and lockdown pitching and defense both frustrated and fascinated opponents. Some coaches have lamented the drop-off in offense since new bat standards went into effect in 2011. There also has been grumbling about how unfriendly the cavernous TD Ameritrade Park is to home-run hitters. Bruins coach John Savage said before the finals that those coaches need to stop complaining and start adjusting. They might want to follow Savage’s lead. A pitching coach before he was a head coach, Savage always has adhered to the pitchingand-defense mantra. As for offense, his philosophy asks his team to capitalize on every opportunity and scratch out runs any which way it can. It was a style well-suited to 2013, when college baseball’s offensive numbers were at or near the level of the wooden bat days pre-1974. This College World Series was Exhibit A for the game’s new age. The combined batting average for the 14 games was .237. There were three home runs. The Bruins (49-17) batted .227 and had no homers. That was the lowest batting average by a national champion in the metal-bat era, and they were the first team since 1966 to win a title with no

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UCLA shortstop Pat Valaika (top center) leaps on teammate Nick Vander Tuig (21), who received the win as the Bruins defeated Mississippi State 8-0 in Game 2 of the NCAA College World Series Tuesday in Omaha, Neb., winning the championship. home runs. UCLA scored 11 runs in its first four CWS games. The 8-0 titleclinching victory over Mississippi State on Tuesday pushed the Bruins’ CWS total to 19 an average of 3.8 that is the lowest by a champion in the metal-bat era. On the mound and in the field is where the Bruins won their school’s first national championship in baseball and NCAA-record 109th in a team sport. Adam Plutko, Nick Vander Tuig and Grant Watson combined for five straight outstanding starts and James Kaprielian and Zack Weiss bridged the way to Berg, the Pac-12 pitcher of the year and National Stopper of the Year. UCLA’s 0.80 ERA was the lowest since the metal bat was put into play in 1974, and the four runs allowed in five games were the fewest since California won the 1957 title after allowing three runs in five games. The defense, which ranked fifth nationally

with a .980 fielding percentage, committed three errors that didn’t result in any runs. Second baseman Cody Regis and shortstop Pat Valaika made a number of stellar stops and turned three double plays, and right fielder Eric Filia made one of the great catches of the CWS when he ran down Nick Ammirati’s fly to the warning track on Monday. “Our defense has been great all year and our pitching staff has a lot of heart,” Vander Tuig said. “We have each other’s back.” The Bruins batted .250 for the season, worst in the Pac-12 and near the bottom in Division I, but they usually were able to generate enough runs. In the CWS finals alone, the Bruins had two runners score after they had been hit by a pitch, another after he reached base on a wild-pitch third strike and another after he reached on a throwing error. The “get-‘em-on, move‘em-around” strategy was fueled by a CWS recordtying 12 sacrifices in five

games. “We call ours a good practice team,” Savage said. “For us to play well in games, you have to do it in practice and you have to do it in front of the coaches. We work hard conditioning, weights, practice and we got better in this tournament.” The Bruins won 11 straight to finish the season, including all 10 of their games in the NCAA tournament. They had one of the most challenging routes to get to Omaha, sweeping San Diego State, Cal Poly and San Diego in regionals before going to Cal State Fullerton and sweeping two games from the No. 5 national seed Titans in super regionals. “I think that’s why you call us champions,” Savage said. He said he knew when his team beat Fullerton that it would be one to be reckoned with in Omaha. “To make the run we did, I think it’s one of the best runs clearly in the history of UCLA baseball and, really, for a single season on the West Coast.”

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Roger Federer returns to Sergiy Stakhovsky during their men’s second round singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London Wednesday.

Wimbledon ■ CONTINUED FROM 13 some tougher ones. Can’t have ‘em all. It was a tough loss today.” The owner of a record 17 major championships, Federer hadn’t been beaten in the second round or earlier since a first-round defeat at the 2003 French Open. The 31-year-old Federer said he won’t “panic” and will work hard to come back stronger. “I’m looking forward to what’s to come,” he said. “Looking forward to next year, that I can do better next year. “ Federer said the end of his quarterfinal run does not represent the end of an era. “I still have plans to play for many more years to come,” he said. ” It’s normal that after all of a sudden losing early after being in the quarters 36 times, people feel it’s different. “ Federer’s shock defeat was his earliest at the All England Club since a first-round loss in 2002 to No. 154-ranked Mario Ancic. Stakhovsky is the lowest-ranked player to beat Federer at any event since then. Wednesday’s defeat came on the same grass court Federer has made his own for nearly a decade. It ended with Stakhovsky converting on his second match point, a 13-stroke rally that finished with Federer hitting a backhand wide. Stakhovsky fell onto his back in celebration. He later bowed to the crowd as Federer walked off the court with a quick wave. Federer converted only one of eight break points against Stakhovsky, who broke the Swiss star twice. The Ukrainian piled up 72 winners against 17 unforced errors, while Federer had

56 winners and 13 errors. While few play serveand-volley these days, Stakhovsky used the tactic with great success throughout the match to keep Federer off balance. He won 61 out of 96 points at the net. “I’m still in disbelief,” Stakhovsky said. “When you play Roger Federer at Wimbledon it’s like you are playing two persons. First you play Roger Federer, then you play his ego, and on the Centre Court of Wimbledon, where he is historical. So that’s like playing two against one.” Federer’s defeat was the biggest shock on a day full of them. Earlier, third-seeded Sharapova, the 2004 Wimbledon champion, was stunned 6-3, 6-4 by 131st-ranked Michelle Larcher de Brito of Portugal in the second round. Sharapova slipped and fell several times on the grass on Court 2 and received medical treatment from the trainer in the second set. It wasn’t serious enough to force Sharapova to quit, as so many others did Wednesday either by walkover or mid-match retirements. Among the casualties: second-seeded Victoria Azarenka (walkover, right knee), men’s No. 6 JoWilfried Tsonga (retirement, left knee), John Isner (retirement, left knee) and Steve Darcis (walkover, right shoulder). Darcis was the man who stunned two-time champion Rafael Nadal in the first round Monday. Also out: 10th-seeded Marin Cilic (walkover, left knee); 2006 quarterfinalist Radek Stepanek (retirement, left hamstring); and Yaroslava Shvedova (walkover, right arm).

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Browns ■ CONTINUED FROM 13 Adam “Pacman” Jones and former Ohio State star Maurice Clarett about staying out of trouble. Walcott is the second Browns rookie to be arrested. Seventh-round selection Armonty Bryant was charged with drunken driving in Oklahoma less than one week after the Browns picked the defensive end in April’s draft.

Bryant, who was also arrested on a felony drug charge in college, said Tuesday that he has been working hard to stay clean. Walcott was a four-year letter winner at Virginia. He made 22 career starts and played in 45 games for the Cavaliers, recording 128 tackles with 1 sacks and a fumble recovery.

■ Golf

Woods hoping to be fully healthy for next major BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Tiger Woods can’t say whether his left elbow will be fully healed in time for the British Open, only that it will be “good enough.” Woods returned to the AT&T National on Wednesday as the defending champion only in name. Doctors have recommended that he sit out this week at Congressional, along with next week at The Greenbrier, because of a left elbow strain that has been bothering him for more a month and was made worse by hacking out of the dense U.S. Open

rough at Merion. “I pushed it pretty good at the Open to play it and to play through it,” Woods said. “Made it worse by hitting the ball out of the rough, and eventually got a point where I wasn’t able to play here. We’re treating it, and eventually I’ll start the strengthening process, then starting hitting balls to get up to speed for the British.” The British Open is July 18-21 at Muirfield, and Woods could not say that he would be at 100 percent by then. “How about … good enough,” he said. There was no visible evidence of an elbow

injury until he began dangling his left arm and flexing his wrist after hitting out of the rough at Merion in the opening round. He eventually said he first hurt it during The Players Championship, which he won on May 12, but he did not mention a specific shot or even a round. On Wednesday, he said it wasn’t a single shot. “It was just playing there, and it didn’t feel good then early in the week, but I pushed through it,” Woods said. “It progressively just got worse. Got to a point where I was starting to struggle a little bit.” Woods still played the

Memorial in the month between The Players Championship and the U.S. Open, which he conceded might have been a mistake. Woods was the defending champion and a five-time winner at Muirfield Village, so it was shocking when he turned in a 44 on the back nine the highest 9-hole score of his PGA Tour career and wound up 20 shots out of the lead. That was his largest deficit in a full-field tournament. Asked if he should have sat out the Memorial, Woods said, “It would have been better, yes.” “I wouldn’t necessarily

say regret,” Woods said. “I wish I would have played better so I didn’t have so many shots I had to hit.” Woods had won three out of four tournaments going into the Memorial the exception was a tie for fourth in the Masters. In the two tournaments after The Players Championship, he finished a combined 32 shots out of the lead with a scoring average of 73.6. That includes his score of 293 at Merion, his worst ever in the U.S. Open. He is treating the injury with electrical stimulation, ice, soft tissue treatment and antiinflammatories to help

with the swelling. “Eventually, as I said, I’ll start the strengthening process here,” he said. “Hopefully, that will be sooner than later, and then start hitting balls.” Woods already has won four times this year, twice as many as anyone else, and he has established a comfortable margin again at No. 1 in the world. He still remains stuck on 14 majors dating to the 2008 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines, which he won despite shredded knee ligaments and a double stress fracture in his lower left leg. Now 37, Woods has to cope with injuries at an alarming rate.


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BASEBALL Baseball Expanded Standings All Times EDT AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division W L Pct Boston 47 33 .588 New York 42 35 .545 43 36 .544 Baltimore 41 38 .519 Tampa Bay 39 38 .506 Toronto Central Division L Pct W Detroit 42 34 .553 Cleveland 40 37 .519 35 39 .473 Kansas City 34 40 .459 Minnesota 32 43 .427 Chicago West Division L Pct W Texas 45 33 .577 Oakland 46 34 .575 Los Angeles 35 43 .449 34 45 .430 Seattle 30 49 .380 Houston NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division W L Pct Atlanta 45 33 .577 Washington 39 38 .506 37 41 .474 Philadelphia 31 43 .419 New York 27 50 .351 Miami Central Division W L Pct Pittsburgh 48 30 .615 St. Louis 48 30 .615 Cincinnati 45 34 .570 32 43 .427 Milwaukee 31 44 .413 Chicago West Division L Pct W Arizona 41 36 .532 San Diego 39 39 .500 Colorado 39 40 .494 San Francisco 38 39 .494 34 42 .447 Los Angeles

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AMERICAN LEAGUE Tuesday's Games Baltimore 6, Cleveland 3 N.Y.Yankees 4, Texas 3 L.A. Angels 14, Detroit 8 Boston 11, Colorado 4 Miami 4, Minnesota 2 Tampa Bay 5, Toronto 1 Atlanta 4, Kansas City 3 Chicago White Sox 5, N.Y. Mets 4 St. Louis 13, Houston 5 Oakland 7, Cincinnati 3 Pittsburgh 9, Seattle 4 Wednesday's Games Toronto 3, Tampa Bay 0 Miami 5, Minnesota 3 Oakland 5, Cincinnati 0 Pittsburgh 4, Seattle 2 Boston 5, Colorado 3 Cleveland 4, Baltimore 3 Texas 8, N.Y.Yankees 5 L.A. Angels 7, Detroit 4 N.Y. Mets 3, Chicago White Sox 0 Houston 4, St. Louis 3 Atlanta at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m. Thursday's Games Texas (D.Holland 5-4) at N.Y. Yankees (P.Hughes 3-6), 1:05 p.m. L.A. Angels (Weaver 1-4) at Detroit (Fister 6-5), 1:08 p.m. Cleveland (Kluber 6-4) at Baltimore (Mig.Gonzalez 5-3), 7:05 p.m. Toronto (Wang 1-0) at Boston (Lester 74), 7:10 p.m. Kansas City (Guthrie 7-5) at Minnesota (Deduno 3-2), 8:10 p.m. Friday's Games Cleveland at Chicago White Sox, 5:10 p.m., 1st game N.Y.Yankees at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. Detroit at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m. Toronto at Boston, 7:10 p.m. Cincinnati at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Kansas City at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m. L.A. Angels at Houston, 8:10 p.m. Cleveland at Chicago White Sox, 8:40 p.m., 2nd game St. Louis at Oakland, 10:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Seattle, 10:10 p.m. NATIONAL LEAGUE Tuesday's Games Washington 7, Arizona 5 Boston 11, Colorado 4 Miami 4, Minnesota 2 Atlanta 4, Kansas City 3 Milwaukee 9, Chicago Cubs 3 Chicago White Sox 5, N.Y. Mets 4 St. Louis 13, Houston 5 Oakland 7, Cincinnati 3 Philadelphia 6, San Diego 2 Pittsburgh 9, Seattle 4 L.A. Dodgers 6, San Francisco 5 Wednesday's Games Miami 5, Minnesota 3 Oakland 5, Cincinnati 0 Pittsburgh 4, Seattle 2 Boston 5, Colorado 3 Washington 3, Arizona 2 N.Y. Mets 3, Chicago White Sox 0 Houston 4, St. Louis 3 Atlanta at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m. Philadelphia at San Diego, 10:10 p.m. San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. Thursday's Games Chicago Cubs (Garza 2-1) at Milwaukee (W.Peralta 5-8), 2:10 p.m. Arizona (Corbin 9-0) at Washington (Strasburg 4-6), 4:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Hefner 2-6) at Colorado (Chatwood 4-1), 6:10 p.m. Philadelphia (Pettibone 3-3) at L.A. Dodgers (Greinke 4-2), 10:10 p.m. Friday's Games Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. San Diego at Miami, 7:10 p.m. Washington at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m. Arizona at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Cincinnati at Texas, 8:05 p.m. San Francisco at Colorado, 8:40 p.m. St. Louis at Oakland, 10:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Seattle, 10:10 p.m. Philadelphia at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. Athletics 5, Reds 0 Cincinnati Oakland ab r h bi ab r h bi Choo cf 3 0 0 0 CYoung cf 4 0 0 0 DRonsn lf 4 0 0 0 S.Smith dh 3 0 0 0 Votto 1b 3 0 0 0 Freimn dh 1 0 1 1 Bruce rf 4 0 0 0 Lowrie ss 4 1 2 0 Frazier 3b 3 0 0 0 Cespds lf 4 1 1 0 Paul dh 3 0 1 0 Moss 1b 3 1 1 1 Cozart ss 3 0 0 0 Dnldsn 3b 3 1 1 3 Mesorc c 3 0 1 0 Reddck rf 4 0 1 0 CIzturs 2b 3 0 0 0 Vogt c 3 0 0 0 Sogard 2b 2 1 1 0 Totals 29 0 2 0 Totals 31 5 8 5 Cincinnati .................000 000 000—0 Oakland.....................000 400 10x—5 E_Donaldson (7). DP_Oakland 1. LOB_Cincinnati 4, Oakland 5. 2B_Paul (9), Freiman (6), Moss (7), Sogard (11). HR_Donaldson (12). SB_D.Robinson (2), Votto (3). CS_Sogard (4). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .IP H R ER BB SO Cincinnati H.Bailey L,4-6 . . . . . .6 6 4 4 2 7 Cingrani . . . . . . . . . . .1 2 1 1 0 2 Simon . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 0 0 0 1 1 Oakland Griffin W,6-6 . . . . . . . .9 2 0 0 2 7 WP_Simon. Umpires_Home, Tim Timmons; First,

Mike Winters; Second, Mark Wegner; Third, Laz Diaz. T_2:20. A_25,658 (35,067). Indians 4, Orioles 3 Cleveland Baltimore ab r h bi ab r h bi Bourn cf 5 0 0 0 Markks rf 4 0 0 1 ACarer ss 3 1 1 0 Machd 3b 4 1 2 1 Kipnis 2b 3 1 1 2 A.Jones cf 4 0 0 0 Swisher 1b 4 0 0 0 C.Davis 1b 3 0 0 1 Brantly lf 3 1 0 0 Wieters c 3 0 0 0 Giambi dh 3 0 2 0 Hardy ss 4 1 1 0 Aviles pr-dh0 1 0 0 McLoth lf 3 0 0 0 YGoms c 2 0 0 0 Valenci dh 2 0 0 0 CSantn ph-c0 0 0 0 ChDckr dh 0 1 0 0 Chsnhll 3b 4 0 1 1 ACasill 2b 3 0 1 0 Stubbs rf 4 0 1 1 Totals 31 4 6 4 Totals 30 3 4 3 Cleveland..................000 200 002—4 Baltimore ..................000 000 120—3 E_Kazmir (1). DP_Baltimore 2. LOB_Cleveland 6, Baltimore 3. 2B_Giambi (5), Machado (36). HR_Kipnis (11). SF_C.Davis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .IP H R ER BB SO Cleveland Kazmir . . . . . . . . . . . .7 1 1 0 1 4 J.Smith W,4-0 BS,3-4 1 3 2 2 1 0 Pestano S,5-7 . . . . . .1 0 0 0 0 2 Baltimore Hammel . . . . . . . . . . .7 4 2 2 2 5 Matusz . . . . . . . . . . . .1 1 0 0 1 1 Ji.Johnson L,2-6 2 .2-3 1 2 2 2 0 Patton . . . . . . . . . . .1-3 0 0 0 0 1 HBP_by Hammel (A.Cabrera). Umpires_Home, Ted Barrett; First, Will Little; Second, Scott Barry; Third, Mike DiMuro. T_2:40 (Rain delay: 1:06). A_18,082 (45,971). Wednesday's Major League Linescores¢ AMERICAN LEAGUE Toronto . . .000 101 001—3 6 0 Tampa Bay .000 000 000—0 2 0 Dickey and Thole; Ro.Hernandez, J.Wright (9) and J.Molina, Lobaton. W_Dickey 7-8. L_Ro.Hernandez 4-9. HRs_Toronto, Lind (11), Encarnacion (22). Texas . . . . .004 000 202—8 13 0 New York . .010 002 200—5 10 2 Grimm, R.Ross (6), Cotts (7), Scheppers (8), Nathan (9) and Pierzynski; Pettitte, Chamberlain (7), Claiborne (7), Logan (8), Kelley (8) and C.Stewart, Au.Romine. W_Grimm 7-5. L_Pettitte 5-6. Sv_Nathan (26). HRs_Texas, N.Cruz (20). New York, Overbay (9), I.Suzuki (5). Los Angeles002002 300—7 10 0 Detroit . . . .201 000 010—4 12 1 Buckner, D.De La Rosa (4), S.Downs (6), Kohn (7), Jepsen (8), Frieri (9) and Iannetta; J.Alvarez, Smyly (6), Alburquerque (8), Putkonen (9) and B.Pena. W_D.De La Rosa 2-1. L_J.Alvarez 1-1. Sv_Frieri (18). HRs_Los Angeles, Trout (13), Aybar (3). Detroit, Tor.Hunter (4), Mi.Cabrera (22). INTERLEAGUE Minnesota .300 000 000—3 8 1 Miami . . . . .000 032 00x—5 11 1 Diamond, Pressly (6), Duensing (7), Fien (8) and Mauer; Koehler, Slowey (5), M.Dunn (8), Cishek (9) and Mathis. W_Slowey 3-6. L_Diamond 5-7. Sv_Cishek (14). HRs_Miami, Mathis (1), Polanco (1). Pittsburgh .000 200 002—4 8 1 Seattle . . . .000 101 000—2 8 0 J.Gomez, Ju.Wilson (6), Mazzaro (7), Melancon (9) and R.Martin; F.Hernandez, Wilhelmsen (8), Furbush (8), Medina (9) and H.Blanco. W_Mazzaro 4-2. L_Furbush 1-4. Sv_Melancon (2). HRs_Pittsburgh, Walker (6). Seattle, Ibanez (18). Colorado . .100 001 010—3 9 0 Boston . . . .302 000 00x—5 10 0 Oswalt, W.Lopez (7) and Torrealba; Lackey, Tazawa (8), Uehara (9) and Saltalamacchia. W_Lackey 5-5. L_Oswalt 0-2. Sv_Uehara (2). HRs_Colorado, Cuddyer 2 (13). St. Louis . .200 100 000—3 8 0 Houston . . .000 400 00x—4 5 0 Lynn, Siegrist (8) and T.Cruz; Bedard, Fields (7), W.Wright (7), Cisnero (8), Veras (9) and J.Castro. W_Bedard 3-3. L_Lynn 10-2. Sv_Veras (16). HRs_St. Louis, Y.Molina (6), Craig (8). New York . .000 030 000—3 7 0 Chicago . . .000 000 000—0 4 1 Marcum, Parnell (9) and Buck; Joh.Danks, N.Jones (8) and Flowers. W_Marcum 1-9. L_Joh.Danks 1-5. Sv_Parnell (13). NATIONAL LEAGUE Arizona . . . . .200 000 000—2 4 1 Washington .100 110 00x—3 8 0 Miley, Collmenter (8) and M.Montero; Zimmermann, Clippard (8), R.Soriano (9) and K.Suzuki. W_Zimmermann 113. L_Miley 4-7. Sv_R.Soriano (21). HRs_Washington, T.Moore (3). Midwest League At A Glance Eastern Division Great Lakes (Dodgers)

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65. Kyle Stanley...........USA 66. John Senden ..........Aus 67. Padraig Harrington.....Irl 68. Chris Wood.............Eng 69. Mikko Ilonen.............Fin 70. Ken Duke...............USA 71. Jimmy Walker........USA 72. Charles Howell III..USA 73. Luke Guthrie..........USA 74. Graham Delaet.......Can 75. Hiroyuki Fujita..........Jpn

AND SCHEDULES

SPORTS ON TV TODAY AUTO RACING 5 p.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Truck Series, pole qualifying for UNOH 225, at Sparta, Ky. 8 p.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Truck Series, UNOH 225, at Sparta, Ky. CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE 9 p.m. NBCSN — Montreal at Winnipeg EXTREME SPORTS 8 p.m. ESPN2 — X Games, at Munich (same-day tape) GOLF 9 a.m. TGC — European PGA Tour, The Irish Open, first round, at Maynooth, Ireland 12:30 p.m. TGC — Champions Tour, Senior Players Championship, first round, at Pittsburgh 3 p.m. ESPN2 — USGA, U.S. Women's Open, first round, at Southampton, N.Y. TGC — PGA Tour, AT&T National, first round, at Bethesda, Md. 6 p.m. TGC — Web.com Tour, United Leasing Championship, first round, at Newburgh, Ind. (same-day tape) MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, Texas at N.Y. Yankees or L.A. Angels at Detroit 7 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, Cleveland at Baltimore or Toronto at Boston NBA BASKETBALL 7:30 p.m. ESPN — Draft, at Brooklyn, N.Y. SOCCER 2:30 p.m. ESPN — FIFA, Confederations Cup, semifinals, teams TBD, at Fortaleza, Brazil TENNIS 7 a.m. ESPN2 — The Wimbledon Championships, early round, at London

FRIDAY AUTO RACING 9 a.m. NBCSN — Formula One, practice for British Grand Prix, at Towcester, England 11:30 a.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for Quaker State 400, at Sparta, Ky. 1:30 p.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, "Happy Hour Series," final practice for Quaker State 400, at Sparta, Ky. 3:30 p.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Nationwide Series, pole qualifying for Feed the Children 300, at Sparta, Ky. 5 p.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, pole qualifying for Quaker State 400, at Sparta, Ky. 7:30 p.m. ESPN — NASCAR, Nationwide Series, Feed the Children 300, at Sparta, Ky. BOXING 9 p.m. ESPN2 — Middleweights, Grzegorz Proksa (29-2-0) vs. Sergio Mora (23-3-2), at Jacksonville, Fla. EXTREME SPORTS Noon ESPN2 — X Games, at Munich 7 p.m. ESPN2 — X Games, at Munich (same-day tape) 10 p.m. ESPN — X Games, at Munich (same-day tape) GOLF 9 a.m. TGC — European PGA Tour, The Irish Open, second round, at Maynooth, Ireland 12:30 p.m. TGC — Champions Tour, Senior Players Championship, second round, at Pittsburgh 3 p.m. ESPN2 — USGA, U.S. Women's Open, second round, at Southampton, N.Y. TGC — PGA Tour, AT&T National, second round, at Bethesda, Md. 6 p.m. TGC — Web.com Tour, United Leasing Championship, second round, at Newburgh, Ind. (same-day tape) MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 8 p.m. FSN — Cincinnati at Texas MLB — Regional coverage, Cincinnati at Texas or Kansas City at Minnesota 10 p.m. WGN — Chicago Cubs at Seattle TENNIS 7 a.m. ESPN — The Wimbledon Championships, early round, at London Lake County (Indians) West Michigan (Tigers) Bowling Green (Rays) Dayton (Reds) x-South Bend (D’Backs) Lansing (Blue Jays) Fort Wayne (Padres) Western Division

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W L Pct. GB Cedar Rapids (Twins) 6 01.000 — 5 01.000 ½ Quad Cities (Astros) 5 1 .833 1 x-Beloit (Athletics) 4 1 .800 1½ Clinton (Mariners) Peoria (Cardinals) 1 4 .200 4½ Burlington (Angels) 1 5 .167 5 Wisconsin (Brewers) 0 5 .000 5½ Kane County (Cubs) 0 6 .000 6 x-clinched first half Tuesday's Games West Michigan 7, Fort Wayne 5 Lake County 6, Bowling Green 3 Cedar Rapids 6, Burlington 4 Dayton 8, Lansing 1 Great Lakes 10, South Bend 1 Beloit 9, Kane County 5 Clinton 2, Wisconsin 1 Quad Cities 4, Peoria 1 Wednesday's Games Beloit 5, Kane County 4 West Michigan 4, Dayton 0 Great Lakes 2, Lake County 0 Bowling Green 12, South Bend 2 Lansing 7, Fort Wayne 5 Cedar Rapids 5, Burlington 2 Quad Cities at Peoria, 8 p.m. Wisconsin at Clinton, 8 p.m. Thursday's Games Great Lakes at Lake County, 11 a.m. Dayton at West Michigan, 7 p.m. Bowling Green at South Bend, 7:05 p.m. Fort Wayne at Lansing, 7:05 p.m. Beloit at Kane County, 7:30 p.m. Burlington at Cedar Rapids, 7:35 p.m. Quad Cities at Peoria, 8 p.m. Wisconsin at Clinton, 8 p.m.

AUTO RACING NASCAR Sprint Cup Top 10 in Points: 1. J.Johnson.....................................573 2. C.Edwards....................................548 3. C.Bowyer......................................528 4. K.Harvick......................................510 5. M.Kenseth....................................481 6. G.Biffle..........................................479 7. D.Earnhardt Jr..............................479 8. Ky.Busch.......................................461 9. Bra.Keselowski.............................454 10. M.Truex Jr...................................453 11. Kasey Kahne .............................445 12. Paul Menard ..............................445 13. Jeff Gordon................................441 14. Joey Logano ..............................439 15.Tony Stewart ..............................433 16. Aric Almirola...............................428 17. Kurt Busch .................................425 18. Ryan Newman...........................418 19. Ricky Stenhouse Jr....................406

20. Jeff Burton .................................403

GOLF World Golf Ranking Through June 23 1.Tiger Woods.............USA 2. Rory McIlroy ...............NIr 3. Justin Rose...............Eng 4. Adam Scott ...............Aus 5. Matt Kuchar .............USA 6. Phil Mickelson..........USA 7. Luke Donald .............Eng 8. Brandt Snedeker .....USA 9. Graeme McDowell .....NIr 10. Louis Oosthuizen....SAf 11. Steve Stricker ........USA 12. Lee Westwood........Eng 13. Charl Schwartzel ....SAf 14. Ernie Els..................SAf 15. Sergio Garcia..........Esp 16. Keegan Bradley.....USA 17. Bubba Watson.......USA 18. Jason Day ...............Aus 19. Webb Simpson......USA 20. Ian Poulter...............Eng 21. Jason Dufner.........USA 22. Hunter Mahan .......USA 23. Dustin Johnson .....USA 24. Peter Hanson.........Swe 25. Nick Watney...........USA 26. Matteo Manassero....Ita 27. Bo Van Pelt............USA 28. Jim Furyk...............USA 29. Bill Haas.................USA 30. Rickie Fowler.........USA 31. Zach Johnson .......USA 32. Henrik Stenson......Swe 33. Branden Grace .......SAf 34. Martin Kaymer ........Ger 35. Billy Horschel.........USA 36.Thorbjorn Olesen ...Den 37. Kevin Streelman....USA 38. Fernandez-CastanoEsp 39. Jamie Donaldson....Wal 40. Scott Piercy ...........USA 41. Nicolas Colsaerts ....Bel 42. Francesco Molinari ...Ita 43. Carl Pettersson......Swe 44. Robert Garrigus ....USA 45. Ryan Moore...........USA 46. Paul Lawrie .............Sco 47. David Lynn..............Eng 48. Hideki Matsuyama..Jpn 49. Michael ThompsonUSA 50. D.A. Points .............USA 51. Russell Henley ......USA 52.Tim Clark .................SAf 53.Thongchai Jaidee ...Tha 54. Martin Laird.............Sco 55. Angel Cabrera.........Arg 56. Richard Sterne........SAf 57.Thomas Bjorn.........Den 58. Bernd Wiesberger ...Aut 59. Boo Weekley .........USA 60. Fredrik Jacobson ...Swe 61. Marcel Siem............Ger 62. Alexander Noren....Swe 63. George Coetzee .....SAf 64. Marc Leishman.......Aus

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PGA Tour FedExCup Leaders Through June 23 .................................Points YTDMoney 1.Tiger Woods .........2,380 $5,909,742 2. Matt Kuchar ..........1,964 $4,393,265 3. Brandt Snedeker..1,528 $3,503,655 4. Phil Mickelson.......1,518 $3,417,984 5. Billy Horschel........1,413 $2,998,128 6. Justin Rose...........1,358 $3,032,310 7. Kevin Streelman...1,234 $2,572,989 8. Boo Weekley ........1,154 $2,307,509 9. Jason Day.............1,101 $2,566,023 10. Keegan Bradley..1,044 $2,246,059 11. Hunter Mahan ....1,003 $2,164,115 12. Adam Scott............999 $2,356,511 13. Webb Simpson......994 $2,038,061 14. D.A. Points .............985 $2,151,022 15. Charles Howell III..940 $1,739,000 16. Russell Henley ......935 $1,800,028 17. Harris English........927 $1,812,952 18. Steve Stricker ........918 $2,187,146 19. Dustin Johnson .....887 $1,889,743 20. Ken Duke...............842 $1,600,045 21. Graeme McDowell 838 $1,910,654 22. Jimmy Walker ........812 $1,507,450 23. Sang-Moon Bae....770 $1,604,762 24. Chris Kirk...............757 $1,332,198 25. Scott Stallings........756 $1,497,947 26. Bill Haas.................755 $1,591,333 27. Martin Laird ...........750 $1,647,282 28. John Merrick..........745 $1,532,105 29. Graham DeLaet ....743 $1,348,387 30. Michael Thompson733 $1,516,253 31. Brian Gay...............730 $1,266,129 32. Charl Schwartzel...726 $1,543,853 33. Ryan Palmer..........704 $1,412,028 34. Chris Stroud ..........691 $1,359,584 35. Rickie Fowler .........676 $1,338,744 36. Charley Hoffman...672 $1,341,628 37. Bubba Watson.......670 $1,311,226 38. David Lingmerth....666 $1,478,797 39. Angel Cabrera.......662 $1,418,356 40. David Lynn.............652 $1,332,578 41. Josh Teater ............651 $1,257,470 42. Rory McIlroy ..........650 $1,390,586 43. Brendon de Jonge 641 $1,076,510 44. Freddie Jacobson..636 $1,175,281 45. John Rollins...........636 $1,097,754 46.Tim Clark ...............635 $1,275,351 47. Scott Piercy ...........632 $1,271,822 48. Luke Donald ..........632 $1,250,696 49. Lee Westwood.......632 $1,424,654 50. Henrik Stenson .....629 $1,371,397 51. Kevin Chappell ......622 $1,279,035 52. Kyle Stanley...........602 $1,330,063 53. Marc Leishman .....586 $1,185,933 54. Derek Ernst ...........561 $1,264,821 55. Sergio Garcia ........560 $1,385,604 56. Cameron Tringale..560 $847,919 57. Jim Furyk...............553 $985,194 58. Nick Watney...........542 $1,035,449 59. Luke Guthrie..........539 $910,163 60. Scott Brown...........533 $922,913 61. Ryan Moore...........521 $1,068,574 62. K.J. Choi.................515 $786,961 63. Jason Dufner.........493 $817,794 64. Robert Garrigus ....490 $943,680 65. Zach Johnson........490 $911,715 66. Kevin Stadler .........486 $848,620 67. Brian Davis ............476 $696,264 68. Bo Van Pelt ............473 $832,724 69. Brian Stuard ..........467 $766,349 70. John Huh ...............458 $949,257 71. Pat Perez ...............452 $735,690 72. Jerry Kelly..............442 $609,321 73. Geoff Ogilvy...........439 $829,219 74. Matt Jones.............436 $654,565 75. Richard H. Lee ......431 $712,370 76. Ian Poulter .............427 $957,123 77. Justin Leonard.......421 $506,945 78. Jeff Overton...........421 $651,008 79. Stewart Cink..........415 $666,348 80. David Hearn ..........414 $603,130 81. Ernie Els ................412 $833,058 82. Charlie Beljan........411 $858,812 83. Carl Pettersson......405 $633,389 84. Jeff Maggert ..........401 $979,727 85. James Hahn..........400 $782,186 86. Bob Estes ..............395 $534,610 87. Justin Hicks............390 $676,525 88. Lucas Glover .........388 $661,952 89. Erik Compton ........380 $584,644 90. John Senden.........380 $553,529 91.Ted Potter, Jr. .........373 $571,645 92. James Driscoll.......370 $565,226 93. Patrick Reed..........370 $649,337 94. Roberto Castro......367 $484,895 95. Nicholas Thompson361 $504,317 96. Mark Wilson...........360 $697,330 97. Brian Harman........358 $505,729 98. Ben Crane .............355 $777,549 99. Brendan Steele .....352 $497,243 100. Matt Every ...........351 $653,967 101. Bryce Molder.......348 $489,958 102. J.J. Henry.............344 $545,213 103. Camilo Villegas....332 $493,884 104. Padraig Harrington330 $690,289 105. Aaron Baddeley ..326 $544,864 106. Greg Chalmers....325 $542,576 107. William McGirt.....320 $453,598 108. George McNeill ...315 $360,345 109. Martin Flores .......299 $417,197 110. Jason Kokrak.......298 $591,673 111. Nicolas Colsaerts292 $610,050 112. Gary Woodland...292 $419,158 113. Chez Reavie........290 $406,306 114. Scott Langley.......287 $481,268 115. Bud Cauley..........287 $376,723 116. Peter Hanson ......285 $503,606 117. Martin Kaymer.....281 $561,641 118. Daniel Summerhays280 $419,590 119. Brad Fritsch .........273 $362,121 120. Rory Sabbatini ....269 $432,245 121. Shawn Stefani.....266 $452,462 122. Doug LaBelle II ...259 $302,132 123. Justin Bolli............257 $528,207 124.Tommy Gainey ....256 $404,331 125. Morgan Hoffmann252 $547,380 126. Charlie Wi............251 $340,959 127. Ben Kohles..........248 $378,491 128. Ricky Barnes.......246 $446,757 129. Stuart Appleby ....246 $338,290 130. Robert Streb........244 $355,910 131.Vijay Singh...........221 $233,679 132. Fabian Gomez.....218 $413,570 133. Greg Owen..........215 $254,406 134.Tag Ridings..........214 $273,845 135. Robert Karlsson..212 $411,888 136. Jonas Blixt ...........210 $350,863 137. D.H. Lee...............206 $364,830 138. Brandt Jobe.........204 $205,887 139.Trevor Immelman.200 $272,429 140. Ross Fisher .........200 $298,992 141. Louis Oosthuizen 197 $412,148 142. Johnson Wagner.195 $285,078 143. Dicky Pride ..........193 $336,203 144. Ben Curtis ...........191 $252,848 145.Vaughn Taylor ......190 $343,917 146.Tim Herron...........190 $302,570 147.Tom Gillis .............188 $268,351 148. Casey Wittenberg184 $412,589 149. Retief Goosen.....182 $315,702 150. Stephen Ames ....182 $188,987 LPGA Money Leaders Through June 23 ......................................Trn Money 1. Inbee Park .................12 $1,521,827 2. Stacy Lewis................14 $838,668 3. Suzann Pettersen......12 $828,898 4. So Yeon Ryu ..............12 $592,924 5. Beatriz Recari............13 $589,023 6. I.K. Kim.......................12 $527,964 7. Karrie Webb...............11 $496,512

8. Cristie Kerr.................12 9. Jiyai Shin....................12 10. Na Yeon Choi...........12 11. Lizette Salas............13 12. Paula Creamer ........12 13. Shanshan Feng.......10 14. Catriona Matthew....11 15. Anna Nordqvist........14 16. Jessica Korda..........11 17. Ai Miyazato ..............12 18. Ilhee Lee..................13 19. Pornanong Phatlum14 20. Caroline Hedwall.....13 21. Hee Young Park.......13 22. Jennifer Johnson.....13 23.Yani Tseng................12 24. Chella Choi..............14 25. Angela Stanford.......13 26. Mika Miyazato .........10 27. Giulia Sergas...........13 28. Haeji Kang...............14 29. Morgan Pressel.......12 30. Karine Icher .............13 31. Carlota Ciganda ........8 32. Moriya Jutanugarn ..13 33. Mo Martin ................12 34. Amy Yang.................10 35. Gerina Piller.............13 36. Jenny Shin...............13 37. Hee Kyung Seo.......13 38. Lexi Thompson........12 39. Sun Young Yoo.........13 40. Azahara Munoz.......14 41. Chie Arimura ...........10 42. Jodi Ewart Shadoff..12 43. Julieta Granada.......14 44. Jane Park.................12 45. Nicole Castrale........12 46. Irene Cho...................9 47. Danielle Kang..........13 48. Mina Harigae...........14 49. Sandra Gal ..............13 50. Alison Walshe..........12

15 $460,965 $459,605 $424,212 $410,174 $374,216 $362,004 $354,228 $340,537 $334,375 $333,327 $316,648 $316,357 $305,776 $282,793 $279,671 $273,743 $257,878 $253,431 $252,683 $240,813 $225,864 $210,811 $206,593 $204,508 $203,216 $201,005 $200,053 $199,630 $194,620 $169,224 $161,060 $155,526 $153,873 $152,287 $144,453 $143,627 $139,302 $137,324 $136,207 $128,261 $126,812 $123,350 $114,163

TRANSACTIONS Wednesday's Sports Transactions BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX_Activated RHP Clayton Mortensen from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Pedro Beato to Pawtucket (IL). Announced senior vice president and assistant general counsel Jennifer Flynn will also serve as general counsel for Fenway Sports Management. CHICAGO WHITE SOX_Placed 3B Conor Gillaspie on the paternity leave list. Recalled 3B Brent Morel from Charlotte (IL). CLEVELAND INDIANS_Activated SS Asdrubal Cabrera from the 15-day DL. Designated INF John McDonald for assignment. American Association KANSAS CITY T-BONES_Traded INF Jeff Squier to Lincoln for a player to be named. SIOUX FALLS CANARIES_Signed OF Marcos Rodriguez. WICHITA WINGNUTS_Signed RHP Ben Graham. Released RHP Kyle Wahl. Atlantic League LONG ISLAND DUCKS_Signed of LHP Erick Threets. Released RHP Connor Graham. Can-Am League NEW JERSEY JACKALS_Released LHP Bobby Lucas. ROCKLAND BOULDERS_Sold the contract of OF Chris Edmondson to Atlanta (NL). Frontier League LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS_Signed LHP Connor Whalen. ROCKFORD AVIATORS_Acquired INF Brandon Newton from Newark (Can-Am) for a player to be named. Released 1B Evan Button and INF Ted Obregon. National League P I T T S B U R G H PIRATES_Reinstated RHP Jeanmar Gomez from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Duke Welker to Indianapolis (IL). SAN DIEGO PADRES_Recalled LHP Robbie Erlin from Tucson (PCL). Optioned RHP Brad Brach to Tucson. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS_Announced F Carl Landry opted out of the final year of his contract to become a free agent. LOS ANGELES LAKERS_Exercised their contract option on G Jodie Meeks for the 2013-14 season. Extended a qualifying offer to C Robert Sacre. MIAMI HEAT_Exercised their contract option on G Mario Chalmers for the 2013-14 season. TORONTO RAPTORS_Announced the resignation of president Bryan Colangelo who will remain as a consultant with the team. FOOTBALL National Football League CLEVELAND BROWNS_Released LB Ausar Walcott. DETROIT LIONS_Signed DE Israel Idonije to a one-year contract. Released DE Freddie Bishop. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS_Released TE Aaron Hernandez. HOCKEY National Hockey League SAN JOSE SHARKS_Signed F Andrew Desjardins to a two-year contract. Re-signed F James Sheppard to a one-year contract. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING_Re-signed D Keith Aulie to a one-year contract. WASHINGTON CAPITALS_Resigned F Joel Rechlicz to a one-year contract. SOCCER Major League Soccer D.C. UNITED_Terminated the contract of F Rafael. V A N C O U V E R WHITECAPS_Waived D Adam Clement. COLLEGE NCAA_Placed Oregon's football program on probation for three years and penalized the school one scholarship for recruiting violations under previous coach Chip Kelly. BIG EAST CONFERENCE_Named Val Ackerman commissioner. BARUCH_Promoted Danial Levent to men's volleyball coach. KANSAS_Promoted Brennan Bechard to director of men's basketball operations. Named Fred Quartlebaum director of student-athlete development. MINNESOTA STATE (MANKATO)_Named Ben Jones women's assistant soccer coach. NEW JERSEY CITY_Named Abdul Madison men's assistant basketball coach. RICHMOND_Named Cori Chambers women's assistant basketball coach. SAINT MARY'S (CAL.)_Announced the resignation of baseball coach Jedd Soto. ST. FRANCIS (ILL.)_Named Ryan Marks men's basketball coach. STANFORD_Named Tim O'Toole men's assistant basketball coach.


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Thursday, June 27, 2013

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Reds ■ CONTINUED FROM 13 1-0 lead on Moss’ double. Jed Lowrie was nearly caught at third by a sprinting Yoenis Cespedes, who held up as Lowrie ran home but missed the bag before reaching back to touch the plate as catcher Mesoraco lost the ball. “They had the two ground balls that went through, then the double and it happened so quick,” Bailey said. “They were all on breaking balls, but were just up a little. Those aren’t bad pitches early in the AP PHOTO count. Maybe I should have Oakland Athletics’ Jed Lowrie, right, collides with Cincinnati Reds catcher Devin thrown the (heck) out of my Mesoraco as he scores on a double by Brandon Moss during the fourth inning fastball. But they’re a good Wednesday in Oakland, Calif. hitting team, with a good

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approach at the plate. They grind out at-bats.” Derrick Robinson and Joey Votto pulled off a double steal in the first to put runners on second and third, but Cincinnati missed more chances a day after stranding 11 baserunners. The Reds are scheduled to bring second baseman Brandon Phillips back from the paternity list Friday at Texas. “At least we’ll have Brandon back and he adds to the lineup,” Baker said. Baker even had his team hit an abbreviated batting practice after the night game because, “This park

plays as different day and night as anywhere in the big leagues.” The tricky sun early and shadows late can be problematic. Donaldson experienced the glaring sun when the third baseman lost the ball on Paul’s foul popup in the fourth. But Griffin kept things tricky for the Reds himself, mixing his pitches and pounding the zone. “He did an excellent job today and worked the zone,” Donaldson said. “He made some really good hitters over there step back and rethink their approach a little bit.”

■ National Basketball Association

A decision to make Cavs mulling over options with No. 1 draft pick

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Cleveland Indians pitcher Scott Kazmir delivers against the Baltimore Orioles in the third inning Wednesday in Baltimore.

Kazmir dominant, Tribe still has to rally BALTIMORE (AP) — Scott Kazmir took a no-hitter into the seventh, and the Cleveland Indians scored two ninth-inning runs off Baltimore Orioles closer Jim Johnson to pull out a 4-3 victory Wednesday night. A leadoff double in the seventh by Manny Machado was the only hit allowed by Kazmir, who gave up one unearned run in seven innings. He came out to the mound for the eighth but left with an apparent injury before throwing a pitch. Baltimore promptly scored twice against Joe Smith (4-0) to take a 3-2 lead, but the Indians rallied against Johnson (2-6) in the ninth. After Michael Brantley drew a leadoff walk, Jason Giambi hit his 400th career double. An intentional walk loaded the bases for Lonnie Chisenhall, who hit into a run-scoring fielder’s choice. Drew Stubbs also hit into a fielder’s choice to bring home pinch-runner Mike Aviles and chase Johnson. Vinnie Pestano worked the ninth for his fifth save. Jason Kipnis homered for the Indians, who improved to 2-34 when trailing after eight innings. After being dominated by Kazmir for six innings, the Orioles closed to 2-1 in the seventh when Machado doubled, advanced on a poor pickoff throw by Kazmir and scored on a fly ball by Chris Davis.

In the eighth, an infield hit by J.J. Hardy, a walk to Chris Dickerson and a single by Alexi Casilla loaded the bases with one out for Nick Markakis, who drove in a run by hitting into a fielder’s choice. Machado then lined an RBI single off the left-field wall for a 3-2 lead. Johnson couldn’t make the margin stand up. It was his fifth blown save. The start of the game was delayed 66 minutes by rain, and both pitchers seized control from the outset. Jason Hammel retired the first 10 batters he faced and Kazmir was perfect through four innings. Activated from the disabled list before the game, Cleveland’s Asdrubal Cabrera became the first player to reach base when he was hit by a pitch in the fourth. Kipnis followed with his 11th home run, the second in two nights, for a 2-0 lead. Kazmir officially retired the first 13 batters before issuing a four-pitch walk to Matt Wieters in the fifth, although replays showed a sliding Machado beat out a fourth-inning grounder despite being called out by first base umpire Will Little. The Indians put runners at the corners with two outs in the fifth before Hammel retired Michael Bourn on a grounder. In the Cleveland seventh, Stubbs looked at a third strike with two outs and runners on second and third.

CLEVELAND (AP) — Once again, the Cavaliers are facing a major summer “decision.” The last one was hard to accept. This one is difficult to make. And while it doesn’t quite stack up with LeBron James’ infamous announcement that he was bolting from home three years ago and leaving Cleveland heartbroken and short of a title, the Cavs are faced with the challenge of picking another top-flight player to get them back to respectability. For the second time in three years and third time over the past decade, the Cavaliers hold the No. 1 overall draft pick. This year, it’s both a blessing and burden. With no player emerging as the consensus first choice, the Cavs, who also own the No. 19 pick and two selections second-round (Nos. 31 and 33) have spent the past month doing their due diligence by meeting with players, assessing their needs and weighing their many options. They’ve discussed several trades to rid themselves of the top pick, move down and acquire veterans for one of the league’s youngest teams. The Cavs have kept things close to the vest during the weeks leading into the draft. General manager Chris Grant has not spoken publicly to the media since firing coach Byron Scott after last season, and the Cavs did not open their predraft workouts to reporters. As of Tuesday night, Grant and his staff were still working on their draft board and it’s possible they could go into Thursday with their plan still evolving. Last weekend, owner Dan Gilbert, who made it clear after winning the lottery that he expects his team back in the playoffs next year, even went on Twitter to solicit some feedback. “Ok cavs fans, its Chris Grant’s call but who do you like #1 & why?” Gilbert posted. “One of the toughest calls in NBA draft history. Let’s hear your view.” It was so much easier two years ago, when the Cavs took point guard Kyrie Irving, who despite some injury issues he’s missed 38 games in two seasons has

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Kentucky’s Nerlens Noel, top, goes for a block on Northwood’s Ra'Shad James during the second half of their exhibition game in Lexington, Ky. Noel is a possible first round pick in the NBA Draft tonight. developed into an All-Star and is one of the league’s rising stars. That same year, Cleveland used the No. 4 pick on forward Tristan Thompson and then selected shooting guard Dion Waiters fourth overall last year. Both Thompson and Waiters proved to be solid picks, and along with Irving, form the foundation for the Cavs to build upon. Picking the next piece isn’t such a given. The Cavs don’t view any of the top candidates as immediate game-changers. In fact, they aren’t certain their top pick will crack the starting lineup as a rookie. Kentucky center Nerlens Noel, Maryland center Alex Len, Kansas shooting guard Ben McLemore,

Georgetown forward Otto Porter Jr., UNLV power forward Anthony Bennett and Indiana guard Victor Oladipo are all in the mix and under consideration by the Cavs, who went 24-58 last season, finished 25 1-2 games out of first place and haven’t sniffed the postseason since James left. All six of the top players have their plusses and minuses, and barring a trade, the Cavs will eventually have to settle on one of them. “The Cavs have to take the attitude of, ‘Let’s find out what these guys do well instead of obsessing over what they can’t do’,” ESPN draft expert Chad Ford said. “Because if you do that, you disqualify every player in the draft, especially this

year.” Under normal circumstances, the 6-foot-11 Noel would be a slam-dunk selection. However, the Kentucky defensive standout is still recovering from a torn knee ligament sustained during his freshman season and probably won’t be available to play until January. Noel visited the Cavs last week, and while the club is intrigued by his shotblocking skills, there’s concern the 206-pounder will get pushed around underneath by bigger, stronger, more seasoned centers. Also, Noel has an extremely limited offensive game and putting him on the floor at the same time with Anderson Varejao and Thompson doesn’t make sense.

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Rivers welcomes fresh start with Clippers LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even Doc Rivers got weary of the two-week saga of his move to the Los Angeles Clippers. He thought the unusual deal was dead several times, and he insists he really didn’t mind the prospect of returning to the Boston Celtics. “I felt like I RIVERS was the only guy in all this that was in a win-win,” Rivers said. The Clippers think they’ve got plenty of winning in store after landing one of the NBA’s most

respected veteran coaches. The Clippers formally introduced Rivers at their training complex Wednesday after dealing a firstround pick to the Celtics. Rivers was simply grateful to end his selfd e s c r i b e d “strange ordeal” ever since the Celtics floated the possibility of moving the NBA’s highest-paid coach to a talented team determined to replace Vinny Del Negro with a topflight leader. “The reason I wanted

this when it was made available was because of what we have,” said Rivers, who also will be the Clippers’ senior vice president of basketball operations. “I clearly think this is an extremely talented basketball team. There were times last year they were the best team. I like the talent we have here.” Rivers believes the Clippers have the ingredients to be a title contender, although unrestricted free agent Chris Paul is a major part of that recipe. Rivers’ arrival is widely expected to cinch a new deal for CP3 and Rivers believes their partnership will lead to

chances for championships. “We’re going for it, let there be no mistake,” Clippers President Andy Roeser said. “We’re going for it. We want to win, and we think Doc will help us get there.” Rivers largely sat out the negotiations about his fate over the last two weeks, staying at his offseason home in Orlando while Celtics President Danny Ainge and the Clippers’ top brass hammered out details of the move. Rivers gave up on the deal multiple times, even discussing the Celtics’ roster for next season with

Ainge on Sunday, convinced he would return for a 10th season in Boston. Rivers turned off his phone and watched his youngest son, Spencer, in an AAU game. When he turned it back on, he found out he might be on the move after all and a few hours later, the deal was done. With all of his formal clothes in Boston, Rivers couldn’t even wear a suit when he headed out to the West Coast to accept his next coaching challenge. “Things always find their path,” Rivers said. “This took a long and winding path, but it found a

way. … I didn’t intend it to be this way. I didn’t want it to be this way. Danny and I thought it was something we would explore, and it would be quick.” But it’s finally over, and Rivers has started to consider what he’ll do with his new team, which won a franchise-record 56 games and its first Pacific Division title last season, only to lose to Memphis in the first round of the postseason. Rivers is eager to improve the Clippers’ defense while maximizing the potential of Blake Griffin and Paul, whose return is the franchise’s top offseason priority.

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