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Troy father indicted on rape charges BY WILL E SANDERS Ohio Community Media firstname.lastname@example.org
An adoptive Troy father who allegedly raped three children in his care and also compelled child prostitution through online advertisements involving the children has been indicted by a Miami County grand jury on dozens of child rape charges, said Miami County Prosecutor Gary Nasal. The grand jury returned an
indictment against Kenneth H. Brandt, 39, of Troy, on Monday after hearing disturbing testimony that resulted with 31 rape charges being filed against him. Eleven of those rape charges involve a victim under the age of 10 and are punishable with 15 years to life in prison. The remaining 20 rape counts are punishable by up to 11 years in prison, Nasal
said. In addition, the same grand jury returned an indictment against Jason M. Zwick, 29, o f Beavercreek, who authorities allege BRANDT responded to Brandt’s online advertisements.
He has been charged with three counts of rape. All three of Zwick’s rape charges are punishable by up to 11 years in prison. The grand jury returned the indictments against both men on Monday and both Brandt and Zwick were served their indictments Thursday, Nasal said. Brandt remains behind bars at the Miami County Jail on a $800,000 bond while Zwick
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If you’re a girl who wants to be “in” when it comes to the perfect dress for the prom, think feathers. If you’re a guy, think slim-cut tux. “The more feathers on the dress, the better,” said Peggy Wireman, store manager at the Bridal Emporium in Wapakoneta. “About half our dresses have a feather somewhere.” Peacock feathers, black feathers and blue feathers seem to be the most popular, but they come in a variety of colors.
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Edison Community College Bee for Literacy team members Teresa Roth, Scott Burnam and Kara Myers wait for the next word to be announced Thursday. Edison won the event, which is sponsored by Altrusa of Troy, for the third year in a row.
All in the family Edison wins Bee for Literacy BY DAVID FONG Executive Editor firstname.lastname@example.org
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For Edison Community College, Altrusa of Troy’s 18th annual Bee for Literacy — A Corporate Challenge was a family affair. Needing to spell a pair of words down the stretch to outlast the other seven teams in the corporate spelling bee, Edison team members drew on the unlikeliest of sources Thursday afternoon at the Troy Church of the Nazarene. First, Edison had to spell “notochordal.” For that, team member Kara Myers drew upon her son’s spelling list. “I knew my son had it on his spelling list — I was just trying to visualize it on his list,” Myers said. Once notochordal was spelled correctly, Edison’s Teresa Roth had to spell “edelwiess” — a small, perenni-
al herb that grows in the high Alps — to clinch the victory. For that, Edison team member Teresa Roth was able to draw upon knowledge imparted to her by her mother. “I knew that because my mother’s favorite movie is ‘The Sound of Music,’” Roth said. With the win, Edison was able to win its third Bee for Literacy title in a row. Three years ago, Edison won the title outright. Last year, the Chargers shared the crown when the timed event reached its limit. Edison nearly had to share the title again this year, but was able to spell its final two words correctly just before the time expired. For team member Scott Burnam — who, like Roth, has been a part of all three victorious teams — the key to Edison’s burgeoning spelling dynasty is battling not only through the words, but also through the
nerves. “It’s funny, but as we were driving down here, we were discussing why, as grown-ups, we got so nervous about a spelling bee that is a fundraiser,” Burnam said. “Nerves are 90 percent of it,” Myers added. This year’s charity event — all profits from the event are donated by Altrusa of Troy to benefit local literacy projects — was one of the most hotly contested in recent memory. Through three rounds, none of the eight teams — Edison, Goodrich Corporation, MainSource Bank, Miami County Educational Service Center, Teen Leadership Troy, TroyHayner Cultural Center, Troy High School Interact Club and Troy-Miami County Library — had been eliminated through the first three rounds, a rarity in the corporate challenge. Edison and Troy-Hayner Cultural Center were the final two teams remaining in the competition. The Interact Club won the coveted “team spirit” award.
“You have kind of a Jekyll and Hyde personality,” Judge James F. Stevenson told the defendant Jamie J. Seitz Thursday, before sentencing him to serve five years in prison for his conviction of second-degree felony kidnapping. Seitz, 46, 1510 W. North St., Piqua, also was sentenced to serve 180 days for his misdeSEITZ meanor assault conviction, which is to be served concurrently. In addition to the prison time, Seitz was fined $500 and ordered to pay $672.13 in restitution, as well as court costs. He will be subject to three years of community control sanctions following his release. He was given 84 days credit for time served. Stevenson said the presentence investigation had revealed a history of community service, as well as previous violence against a girlfriend in similar circumstances. He said throughout the trials, Seitz
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U.S. holds out hope for Afghan talks Karzai demands troops withdrawl from rural areas
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration sought to put the best face on an Afghanistan policy OUTLOOK called into question Thursday by the apparent shelving of talks with Today Chance of insurgents and announcestorms ment from the U.S.-backed High: 75° government in Kabul that Low: 58° it will not support the fielding of U.S. forces deep into Saturday rural villages, a key goal of Chance of storms High: 77° the current military strateLow: 57° gy. The announcements Complete weather from Afghanistan strike at information on Page 11. both elements of the twintrack U.S. exit strategy, Home Delivery: which calls for a gradual 335-5634 transfer of security authorClassified Advertising: ity to Afghan forces and (877) 844-8385 U.S. talks with Taliban insurgents as a seed for larger political reconciliation talks with the Afghan 6 74825 22406 6 government.
U.S. spokesmen said the administration will press on with trying to reconcile Afghanistan’s government and Taliban forces willing to renounce terrorism, despite Thursday’s announcement by the militants that they were suspending contacts with the United States. The last substantive talks between U.S. officials and Taliban representatives was in January, and two initiatives to build trust and move toward real peace talks are in limbo. The Taliban accused the U.S. of failing to deliver on promises and making new demands in the talks, a charge that White House press secretary Jay Carney denied. Afghan President Hamid Karzai demanded
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta speaks during a news conference at the Kabul, Afghanistan airport, Thursday, before departing for the United Arab Emirates. Thursday that U.S. troops leave rural Afghan areas and stay on bases until they finish the withdrawal of troops by the end of 2014. The war effort has been set back in recent days by the weekend slaughter of nine children among 16 people killed allegedly by an American
last year. The talks have foundered before, and several people familiar with the contacts characterized the latest news as a temporary but expected setback. They spoke on condition of anonymity to describe sensitive diplomacy. “There is no likely resolution to the conflict in Afghanistan without a political resolution,” Carney said. “Our conditions for participation in that process by the Taliban have been clear in terms of the reconciliation. Those who would be reconciled need to lay down their arms, renounce al-Qaida (and) promise to abide by the Afghan constitution. And we continue to support that process.” A senior U.S. official familiar with the discussions said U.S. officials expected some statement
soldier, and earlier by the inadvertent burning of Qurans by U.S. troops. The Obama administration has endorsed negotiation with the insurgents as the best hope for reaching a political settlement in Afghanistan, and entered secret direct talks with Taliban representatives • See AFGHAN on Page 2
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• CONTINUED FROM A1 remains jailed on a $500,000 bond. Nasal said an arraignment date for either of the two men had not been scheduled in common pleas court as of Thursday. However, such arraignments will likely take place sometime over the next month. Nasal declined any further comment on the case. Both Brandt and Zwick had not guilty pleas entered on their behalf dur-
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Afghan • CONTINUED FROM A1 from the Taliban backing away from talks, and presume that the timing following Sunday’s killings is an attempt to gain greater leverage over the United States. Even before the latest troubles, efforts to negotiate an Afghan settlement were stymied by the Taliban’s unwillingness to negotiate directly with Karzai’s government, which the militants see as illegitimate. Karzai has complained that he was cut out of the talks, complicating his sometimes rocky relationship with Washington. The Taliban have maintained they want to negotiate only with the United States, the largest donor and largest military force in Afghanistan. The Associated Press previously reported that the U.S. side had agreed to greater Afghan government participation in future talks. That shift appears to underlie the Taliban claim of a change in terms, although their statement was not specific. As to whether the U.S. has delivered on promises in earlier negotiations, the Taliban were apparently referring to a plan the U.S. has backed publicly to open a Taliban political office in the Gulf state of Qatar, as the Taliban had requested. That plan, although reluctantly endorsed by Karzai, apparently has been delayed by an internal Taliban debate about a public renunciation of international terrorism. The U.S. has made that renunciation a condition for opening the office. The Taliban also seek release of five prisoners held at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The AP previously has reported that
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had not expressed remorse or regret for his violent actions. “Instead,” Stevenson said, “you chose to hide behind excuses. Your conduct that night was reprehensible,” adding that there was “no excuse for the beating you gave‚” the victim. Seitz spoke on his own behalf before the judge passed his sentence, telling the court that he was ‚ “very sorry.” “My actions that night were not consistent with my normal behavior,” Seitz said, adding that if he had other options available to him that night, he would have taken them. He said the incident occurred during a time when he was‚ “spiraling out of control, drinking too much and handling my marriage recklessly.” Seitz claimed selfdefense throughout the trial, alleging that his victim, Scarlet Ashworth of Tipp City, struck first on that night in December 2010. He told the court Thursday, “I may have continued on too long to protect myself.” Ashworth’s parents also spoke before senand Susan tencing, Elsass of Shelby County Victims Services, read a letter on her behalf. Debra Ashworth of Tipp City, spoke of her
daughter’s suffering during her 12-hour ordeal, as well as the lingering pain and humiliation that followed during her slow recovery and the course of two trials. Elsass read of Seitz’s lack of remorse and said he had violated a “position of trust” as Ashworth’s employer. He was a co-owner of the Broad Street Grille, where she worked as bar manager. Elsass went on to say that Ashworth exercised poor judgment in her relationship with her married boss, but “poor judgment is not a crime.” Edward Ashworth of Troy, scoffed at Seitz’s claim of not having choices on the night in question. “He chose to do this,” Edward said. “No person should have to endure this because she made bad choices,” noting repeatedly that Seitz “severely beat, strangled and tortured” Ashworth. “I could hardly recognize her from the beatings that she took,” Edward said. The victims’ statements made repeated efforts to Seitz’s lack of remorse and sizable ego. “He chose to do what he did to make people fear him,” Ashworth’s father said. “He chose to do what he did to make himself feel superior.”
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the U.S. agreed in principle to transfer the prisoners to custody in Qatar, and U.S. officials have publicly acknowledged the idea is in play. Several Republicans in Congress have denounced the transfer plan, and there has been no apparent progress on it. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said the United States has made no decisions to transfer Taliban detainees. She urged continued negotiations with the insurgents. “We still feel that if there is a process that can be supported, that we ought to do that,” Nuland told reporters. “We remain prepared to continue these discussions,” with a goal of getting the Taliban and the Afghan government to negotiate directly. In Afghanistan this week, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta met with Karzai and sought to repair the strained U.S.Afghan relationship. In the aftermath of the killing, Karzai wants NATO to curtail operations in the countryside and accelerate the planned transfer of security responsibilities to Afghan forces. Although Karzai previously has said he wanted international troops to transition out of rural areas, the apparent call for an immediate exit is new. Karzai also said he wants Afghan forces to take the lead for countrywide security in 2013, which may or may not be in line with a statement Wednesday from President Barack Obama and British Prime Minster David Cameron. They reiterated that the aim of the U.S. and its allies was to get out by the end of 2014, but stated for the first time that international forces would hand over the lead combat role to Afghan forces next year.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — At least it’s a dry heat. The federal government’s spring weather forecast offers no respite from warmer weather, but the country should get a break from the spring flooding that’s hit the last four years. The National Weather Service’s outlook for spring, which arrived early with 577 warm temperature records broken Wednesday, predicts mostly warmer and drier-thannormal weather, except in the Northwest. The current summer-like weather — with some temperatures as much as 35 degrees above normal
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ing their initial court appearances in municipal court. Authorities raided Brandt’s Troy home earlier this month once the allegations were made and confiscated several items, including computers and media devices. All three of the children, ages 9, 10 and 12, are currently staying with relatives and are being supervised by Miami County Children’s Services, according to the Troy Police Department.
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from 1-3 p.m. at Lost Creek Reserve, 2645 E. State Route 41, east of Troy. The • FRIDAY DINNER: The Southern Ohio Flying K-9s Pleasant Hill VFW Post Frisbee dogs extraordinaire 6557, 7578 W. Fenner C o m m u n i t y will be special guests. Don’t Road, Ludlow Falls, will miss them jump over just offer dinner from 6-7:30 Calendar about anything to catch a p.m. for $7-$8 For more Frisbee. If your dog is nice information, call (937) 698CONTACT US and plays well with others, 6727. bring them to the park. • BROWNIE ADVENRemember dog owners are TURE: A Girl Scout responsible for their dogs overnight will begin at 7 Call Melody and must clean-up after their p.m. today and end at 9 Vallieu at pet. Meet at the entrance a.m. Saturday. The next to the parking lot. For 440-5265 to American Bullfrog will be more information, visit the the event’s feature. list your free park district’s website at Brownies will learn to idencalendar www.miamicountyparks.com. tify several different frog • ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT items.You species and earn their BREAKFAST: American Senses Try-It during this can send Legion Post 586 in Tipp City amphibious adventure. your news by e-mail to will offer a full all-you-can-eat • FISH DINNER: An email@example.com. breakfast from 8-11 a.m. for you-can-eat fish dinner, $6. Items available are eggs sponsored by the St. to order, toast, pancakes, Patrick men’s softball team, waffles, bacon, sausage, will be offered from 5:30sausage gravy, biscuits, home fries, 7:30 p.m. at St. Patrick Church, 409 E. orange, tomato and apple juice, fruit and Main St., Troy. The menu also will include fries, choice of coleslaw or applesauce, roll cinnamon rolls. and homemade desserts. Meals will be $9 MONDAY for adults, $6 for seniors, $6 for children 612 and free for children under 6. • AUXILIARY DINNER: Friday March • MOMS & TOTS: The Miami County 16th: The American Legion Post 586 Park District will have the Trailing Moms & Auxiliary in Tipp City will offer a dinner from Tots program from 10 a.m. to noon at 6-7:30 for $7. Entree will be roast pork tenCharleston Falls Preserve, 2535 Ross derloin with whipped potatoes, green Road, south of Tipp City. The program is for beans, tossed salad, roll and butter and a expectant mothers, mothers and tots newvariety of desserts. born to 5 years of age. Participants can • FRIDAY DINNER: The Covington VFW socialize, play and exercise during this walk. Post No. 4235, 173 N. High St., Covington, Be sure to dress for the weather. For more will offer dinner from 5-8 p.m. For more information, visit the park district’s website information, call 753-1108. at www.miamicountyparks.com. • WOODCOCK WALK: A woodcock • AUDITIONS SET: Troy Civic Theater walk, where visitors will learn about the pri- will have auditions for their upcoming provate little bird, will be at 7:30 p.m. at duction of “Ravenscroft” at 7 p.m. at the Aullwood, 1000 Aullwood Road, Dayton. A Barn in the Park. Casting requirements are brief indoor session will be followed by a four women of ages from 16-50, and one walk to the meadow where the “timber doo- man who is middle aged. For more informadles” should be performing. Dress for cool tion, call Barbara Lurie at 673-7712. evening temperatures. • CONSTITUTION CHANGED: The constitution and by-laws of the American SATURDAY Legion Unit No. 586, Tipp City, have been revised, and will be read at the 7 p.m. meeting. The revised document will be read • BUFFET BREAKFAST: The Sons of at this meeting and voted on at the April 2 the American Legion Post 43, 622 S. Market St., Troy, will offer an all-you-can-eat meeting. It must receive an affirmative vote of two-thirds of the members present at this buffet style breakfast to the public from 7meeting minimum in order to be adopted. 10:30 a.m. for $7. Breakfast will include scrambled eggs, sausage gravy and bisTUESDAY cuits, fried potatoes, bacon, sausage, toast, juice and coffee. Take out orders will be available by calling 335-3502. Wi-Fi also • EXPLORATION HIKE: The Miami is available. County Park District will have an Adult • CHICKEN BARBECUE: The Troy Nature Walking Club hike at 9 a.m. at Lions Club and the Troy Church of the Maple Ridge, the entrance to Stillwater Brethren will hold a chicken barbecue and Prairie Reserve, 10430 State Route 185, pulled pork dinner from 4-6 p.m. at the Covington. Join naturalists or a volunteer church, 1431 W. Main St., Troy. Tickets will leader as they head out to explore nature. be $7.50 each. The dinner will include a Walks are not strenuous or fast-paced. half chicken or large pulled pork sandwich, Walks are held the first Tuesday of every homemade coleslaw and Bush’s baked month. For more information, visit the park beans. Tickets can be purchased by calling district’s website at www.miamicounty339-0460, any Lions member, or call the parks.com. church at 335-8835. • EQUINOX CONCERT: Rum River • PORK CHOPS: The Pleasant Hill Blend — a group of local performers — will VFW Post No. 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, perform at Brukner Nature Center’s Ludlow Falls, will offer a marinated nonEquinox Concert at 7 p.m. at the center. marinated upon request) pork chop dinner During the event, they will perform a blend with baked potato and green bean casseof traditional bluegrass, folk, gospel and role for $9 from 5-7 p.m. children’s songs. The audience is encour• NIGHT HIKE: Come explore the night aged to join in on the fun as spoons, woods at Brukner Nature Center at 8 p.m. washboards, and various other noise makin search of nocturnal critters. Many nocing instruments are often passed out to turnal animals have a tapetum lucidum or the crowd. Admission is $5 for BNC meman eyeshine that makes their eyes seem to bers and $10 for non-members, refreshglow. Join participants in the woods as ments included. they look for eyeshines and listen for clues • GALLERY OPENING: Brukner to find out who wakes up when we go to Nature Center’s Nature Art Gallery will feasleep. Come dressed for weather. The ture photographer Nina Harfmann and her event is free and open to the public. Join exhibit “Beside Little Pond,” with an openthe Stillwater Stargazers as they explore ing at 8 p.m. at the center. Her work is the starry night sky above Brukner Nature included on a 2012 Ohio Wildlife Legacy Center at 9 p.m., following the hike. stamp. The exhibit, taken over a three-year Members will have their telescopes set up period and showing a sequence of photoand will be available to answer questions. graphs from a vernal pool, will be available The program is free and open to the public. through June 17. Meet in the parking lot. • ROUNDTABLE MEETING: The • FISH FRY: The Troy VFW 5436 will Stillwater Civil War Roundtable will meet at offer a fish fry and St. Patrick’s Day party 7 p.m. at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center. beginning at 2 p.m. Entry will be $7 and Phil Spaugy, deputy commander of the the meal will be all-you-can-eat. Music will North-South Skirmish Associaton will be provided by Vicky. share some of his personal collection of • ST. PATRICK’S PARTY: The Civil War weapons. This group has compeCovington VFW, 173 N. High St., will have tition shooting all over the country using a St. Patrick’s Day party beginning at 3 actual and replica weapons from the Civil p.m. with a corn hole tournament. At 8 p.m., War, including artillery. During the shoots, a music legend impersonator will entertain. they dress in period clothing. • FISH FRY: The Fletcher Volunteer Fire • EQUINOX WALK: A spring equinox Department will offer an all-you-can-eat fish walk will be at 2:30 p.m. at Aullwood, 1000 and chicken fry from 5-7:30 p.m. at the fire- Aullwood Road, Dayton. Look for swelling house, 6605 State Route 580, Fletcher. The tree buds, early blooming wildflowers, menu will include deep-fried fish and chick- greening grass, singing birds and other en, french fries, applesauce, coleslaw, natural signs that signal that spring has bread and butter and a beverage. Adult finally arrived. meals are $8, kids 5-12 are $5 and kids under 5 eat free. Proceeds from this event MARCH 21 will be used to supplement operating expenses of the fire department. • WACO SPEAKER: The WACO Air Museum will host Lester Garber at 7 p.m. SUNDAY at the WACO Air Museum, 1865 S. County Road 25-A, Troy. His presentation will be • VIEW FROM THE VISTA: The last “The Wright Brothers Make a Lucky chance to get involved with Brukner Nature Mistake,” based on information from his Center’s Project FeederWatch study as a book entitled “The Wright Brothers and the citizen scientist for this Cornell University Birth of Aviation.” This event is free and program will be from 2-4 p.m. at the center. open to the public. For more information, Help other participants count the total num- call (937) 335-9226 or email ber of individuals of each species seen. LCDir@wacoairmuseum.org. • SUNDAY BREAKFAST: Pleasant Hill • KIWANIS MEETING: The Kiwanis Club of Troy will meet from noon to 1 p.m. VFW Post No. 6557, 7578 W. Fenner at the Troy Country Club, 1830 Peters Road, Ludlow Falls, will offer a made-toRoad, Troy. Kristy Warren will speak about order breakfast from 8-11 a.m. Everything her PeaceCorp experience in South Africa. is a la carte. Lunch is $10. For more information, contact • SPRING FLING: The Miami County Park District will have its monthly dog social Kim Riber, vice president, at 339-8935.
Troy resident begins Peace Corps Service in Malawi TROY — Jeff Scott Gohrband, 23, of Troy, has been accepted into For additional information, the Peace Corps and departed for Malawi on visit online at www.peacecorps.gov March 6 to begin pre-service training as a commuDuring the first three Corps volunteers have nity forestry Peace Corps served in Malawi since months of his service, volunteer. Upon graduation from Gohrband will live with a the program was estabhost family in Malawi to lished in 1963. Currently, volunteer training in June, Gohrband will pro- become fully immersed in 126 volunteers serve in Malawi. the country’s language mote natural resource Volunteers work in the and culture. After acquirmanagement in forestry, areas of education, enviing the lanagro-forestry guage and cul- ronment, agriculture and and community health. Volunteers are tural skills education. trained and work in the necessary to Gohrband is assist his com- following languages: the son of Gregg Chichewa, Chilambya, munity, and Catherine Gohrband will Chilomwe, Chindali, Gohrband and a Chisena, Chitonga and be sworn into graduate of Troy service and be Chitumbuka. High School. He Since President John assigned to a then attended community in F. Kennedy established University of the Peace Corps by execuMalawi, where Toledo in Toledo, he will live and tive order on March 1, where he earned GOHRBAND 1961, more than 200,000 work for two years with a bachelor’s degree in Americans have served in the local people. criminal justice in 2011, Upon completion of his 139 host countries. Today, and said that he “came 9,095 volunteers are Peace Corps service, away with a greater working with local comappreciation for diversity Gohrband hopes to use munities in 75 host counhis degree in criminal and a well-rounded edutries. justice in some capacity cation.” Peace Corps volunwhile also maintaining A former AmeriCorps teers must be U.S. citihis interest in urban volunteer, Gohrband zens and at least 18 agriculture and sustainhopes that joining the years of age. Peace Corps Peace Corps will broaden able agriculture. service is a 27-month Gohrband joins the his horizons overseas. commitment and the 332 Ohio residents cur“I want to be a useful agency’s mission is to part of a community and rently serving in the promote world peace and Peace Corps and more commit myself to being more than just a tourist,” than 6,728 Ohio residents friendship and a better understanding between he said. “I have met sev- who have served in the Americans and people of Peace Corps since 1961. eral people who were More than 2,520 Peace other countries. Peace Corps volunteers who all left me with the impression that the Peace Corps is a credible organ“I want to be a useful part of a ization that does beneficommunity and commit myself to cial work for the people it being more than just a tourist.” serves and also benefits those who serve in the — Jeff Gohrband program.”
TO THE STAFF AT TROY CARE & REHABILITATION CENTER With these challenging times as healthcare providers, we would like to thank you for all your hard work and dedication.We want you to know that we appreciate everything you do for our residents and short term patients. We are LUCKY to have each and every one of you on our team! Mark Johnston, Administrator Shelly Wise, Director Of Nursing
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TROY — From cake decorating and robotics, to frugal fashion and creative arts — 4-H has more than 200 projects for youth to explore. Young people gain confidence through leadership development, improve their social skills by making friends in 4-H clubs and at camp and give back to their communities by taking part in community service. Miami County 4-H programs are available to youth ages 5-18 as of Jan. 1. Adults are encouraged to participate by serving as 4H volunteers. To learn more about 4-H, those interested are encouraged to stop by the Miami County 4-H Recruitment Night from 6-8 p.m. March 23 at the Shop and Crop Building located on the Miami County Fairgrounds. The 2012 Miami County 4-H club enrollment deadline is March 30. For more information on joining 4-H, visit miami.osu.edu or call 440-3945.
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TROY — The PiquaLewis Boyer Daughters of the American Revolution met March 10 at the TroyHayner Cultural Center. Special recognition was given to Betty Brown and Sharon Mautz at the meeting for their 25 years of DAR membership and certificates were presented by guest speaker State Regent Sharlene Shoaf of the OSDAR organization. Shoaf spoke to the group about past presidents of the U.S. and gave a descriptive biography on them and how they contributed to the country. Members were encouraged by the presentation to be leaders and helpers in the DAR organization and assist new members and those who need help. Refreshments were served by the hostess committee, which included Pat Picklesimer, Brenda Cooper, Becky Miller and Judith “Dee” Smith. A serving Road to close stone with a lighthouse was presented to Shoaf along for bridge work with a donation to the NEWBERRY TOWNChristian Waldschmidt SHIP — Piqua-Clayton Homestead, Camp Dennison Road will be closed between in Ohio. Crescent Drive and Upcoming events for the McMaken Road beginning organization include the Monday through May 18 for 113th state conference April a bridge replacement. 13-15 in Columbus, and the The road will be closed next meeting May 12.
MILITARY BRIEF and the grandson of Ann Clark, all of Piqua. WASHINGTON, D.C. — His other grandparents Jeremy M. Scherer comare Louella Scherer of pleted a Presidential Piqua, and Bill Wendel of Management Fellowship Covington. rotational assignment as Scherer graduated in an action officer with the 1999 from Piqua High Joint Staff PakistanSchool, and received a Afghanistan Coordination bachelor of science degree Cell, Joint Chiefs of Staff in 2007 from Kaplan at the Pentagon, University, Chicago, Ill. He Washington, D.C. earned a master’s degree He is the son of Michael in 2009 from Norwich W. and Marcia A. Scherer, University, Northfields, Vt.
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EDITORIAL ROUNDUP The Daily Sentinel, Grand Junction, Colo., on Afghanistan: The Pentagon reported March 2 that five U.S. military personnel have been found responsible for the inadvertent burning of Korans at a prison in Afghanistan last month that prompted a week of rioting and violence in that country. Five is one less than the number of U.S. troops who have been killed by supposed friendly Afghan Army troops and civilians since news of the Koran burnings broke Feb. 21. Those killings are the latest horrific evidence that our military mission in Afghanistan — and the country itself — are rapidly unraveling, and that we should not wait until 2014 to depart. Why should any more U.S. military men and women have their lives endangered — not just by the Taliban outside their military bases, but by Afghan Army troops As I and civilians who may work in the same office with them? See It Afghans clearly don’t want us in the country ■ The Troy any longer. It’s hard to give much credit to Daily News statements by top U.S. brass that only a handwelcomes ful of insurgents are causing such problems, columns from when U.S. troops are no longer safe, even on our readers. To supposedly secure bases submit an “As I See It” send It’s time to ramp up our intelligence efforts your type-writand drone attacks from outside the country. But ten column to: we should abandon Afghanistan to its murder■ “As I See It” ous infighting and pull U.S. troops out of harm’s c/o Troy Daily way, including harm from our alleged allies. News, 224 S. The Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle on Rush Market St., Limbaugh: Troy, OH 45373 There’s a certain rich irony in the fact that ■ You can also ProFlowers pulled its advertising from Rush e-mail us at Limbaugh’s show after he called a birth control editorial@tdnpu proponent a “slut” and “prostitute.” blishing.com. Sending flowers was the least he needed to ■ Please do. include your full But neither his patently offensive remarks, name and telenor their potential impact on the election, are phone number. laughing matters. Limbaugh has since apologized — unlike his even-worse liberal counterparts — for his gratuitous insult of Georgetown University student Sandra Fluke, who testified before congressional Democrats in favor of federally mandated birth control insurance. But the apology wasn’t accepted, and Democrats now have another tool with which to divide the electorate and defeat Republicans in the fall. Democrats are winning this war of words — over birth control, over Limbaugh’s intemperance — in two ways. First, they’re making Republicans look like the Taliban. Somehow, Democrats and the left-leaning media have made this issue about women’s health and access to birth control. The truth, of course, is there is no problem with access to birth control. The only question is who should pay for it — well, that, and whether health insurance providers should be forced by the government to offer it over their own moral objections. Democrats also win in this silly debate by changing the subject from the economy, the president’s dismal record, foreign policy storm clouds on the horizon, the national debt and more. Republicans have helped them do it, too — from presidential Rick Santorum’s getting sucked into the discussion repeatedly, to Limbaugh’s disgusting rant. The latter’s flame-throwing has most people missing the point. Which, as has been pointed out, is just peachy with Democrats.
Thank you for your support To the Editor: We would like to thank everyone for all that was done during the loss of our loved one, Bill Stewart, beloved husband, father, son, brother and grandfather.
A very special thank you to Vickie and Jill from the activities department of the SpringMeade nursing facility, Tipp City. And Swihart Industries of Dayton for all the food and services they provided at the time of our loss. To the Freedom Life church for the accommodations of
their building. Thank you and to Hospice of Miami County, thank you. For all the food, flowers, thoughts, prayers and the words of comfort, we are deeply grateful.
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Pass the salt … and the knowledge I’m a sucker for a good story and for a decent breakfast. Through Facebook, I’ve not only connected with people from my past, but with people that grew up with my parents. This has been great on several accounts. One, I get new dirt on my parents. Second, I get out of bed in time for breakfast once a week — which is rare. At least once a week, I meet up with Scott, a guy known for his great “Hollywood” smile and great stories. I usually laugh until my ribs hurt because Scott is a great story teller — most truck drivers are. Scott and his sister Sue, grew up on a farm down the road from my mother. My mom even dug up some old pictures of her and her brother out at the farm where I also grew up. “Back in those days,” there were no play dates — you simply played with the kids closest to your house. Generally, Scott and I meet up at either Loretta’s in Christiansburg, or Holly’s in Casstown, where we order eggs (no spit) and toast and sit back
Melanie Yingst Troy Daily News Columnist and share story after story until the grain reports on Channel 7. We pass the salt, we pass the time and I get great stories about my mom and her parents that I never got to know and, well, free breakfast. It’s a win-win. One of Scott’s favorite stories is of my mom’s childhood pony “Rowdy,” the meanest pony that ever lived. Rowdy lived up to his name and was more of a rodeo pony than a lazy kid’s ride. According to Scott, they’d walk the pony down to the “crick” and the bravest child would hop on and Rowdy would take off straight back to the barn. This is probably why I never
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had a pony. Another one of my favorite tales that Scott tells are the ones of the times where they played in barns that are now long gone. One of my favorites is the one of the game of “Hide and Seek” that went horribly wrong. You see, all good stories from the country include scars, bank barns and blood and this one has all three. On Mom’s farm, there used to be a bank barn which, of course, burned long before my time. As the story goes, Scott and my uncle hid from Mom and Sue in the top of the bank barn, but could see them from the windows in the loft. Well, Uncle Dale and Scott got the grand idea to stand on a bucket and toss things “just to scare them” at the two unsuspecting girls as they search and searched for the hidden boys. They threw buckets, they threw cans and then, Scott got the grand idea to throw random planks of wood out the window. Only one of the pieces came back out of the window, catching
Scott in the back of the head. “Oh my, there was blood everywhere!” Scott said. “My head was just gushing blood and your grandmother Grace was freaking out, the girls were freaking out — it was great.” Scott still has the scar on the back of his head where the board cut all the way to the skull. That must have been one dandy game of Hide and Seek. After our lunches, I usually call my mom to share the stories Scott shared to hear her side of the story and of course, check his accuracy which has been spot on to this day. “Oh yeah, I remember that,” Mom will say. “There was blood every where. My mom freaked out … I forgot all about that.” To this day, Scott still has the scar from the game of Hide and Seek that went horribly wrong — and now, I have the story to pass down. So share your stories and pass the salt with someone this spring! Have a great week folks! — “Twin” Melanie Yingst appears on Fridays in the Troy Daily News. She likes her eggs over easy.
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Skydiver makes test jump for highest jump record (AP) — Skydiving daredevil Felix Baumgartner is more than halfway toward his goal of setting a world record for the highest jump. Baumgartner lifted off Thursday for a test jump from Roswell, N.M., aboard a 100-foot helium balloon. He rode inside a pressurized capsule to 71,581 feet — 13.6 miles — and then jumped. He parachuted to a safe landing, according to project spokeswoman Trish Medalen. He’s aiming for nearly 23 miles this summer. The record is 19.5 miles. “The view is amazing, way better than I thought,” Baumgartner said after the practice jump, in remarks provided by his representatives. Thursday’s rehearsal was a test of his capsule, full-pressure suit, parachutes and other systems. A mini Mission Control — fashioned after NASA’s — monitored his flight. Baumgartner reached speeds of up to 364.4 mph Thursday and was in free fall for three minutes and 43 seconds, before pulling his parachute cords, Medalen said. The entire jump lasted eight minutes and eight seconds. She stressed that the numbers are still unofficial. With Thursday’s successful test, Baumgartner is believed to be only the third person ever to jump from such a high altitude and free fall to a safe landing, and the first in a half-century. “I’m now a member of a pretty small club,” he said. When the 42-year-old Austrian known as “Fearless Felix” leaps from 120,000 feet in a few months, he expects to break the sound barrier as he falls through the stratosphere at supersonic speed. There’s virtually no atmosphere that far up, making it extremely hostile to humans, thus the need for a pressure suit and oxygen supply. The record for the highest free fall is held by Joe Kittinger, a retired Air Force officer from Florida. He jumped from 102,800 feet — 19.5 miles — in 1960. Baumgartner is out to beat that record. He plans one more dry run — jumping from 90,000 feet — before attempting the full 120,000 feet. The launch window opens in July and extends until the beginning of October. For comparison, commercial jets generally cruise at over 30,000 feet. Baumgartner has jumped 2,500
GERALYN ‘SUSIE’ SMITH SIDNEY — Geralyn “Susie” Smith, 48, of 528 Jefferson St., Sidney, died Wednesday, March 14, 2012, at her residence. She was born June 8, 1963, in Piqua, to Leo Schemmel of Daytona Beach, Fla., and the late Geraldine (Langston) Schemmel. Survivors include three SMITH sons, Jeremy Schemmel of Piqua, Sean Jackson of Piqua and Dusty Jackson of Piqua; four sisters, Diana Kellems of Sidney, Kathy Hurley of Piqua, Sandy Causey of Piqua, Wendy (Shane) Jasper-Norris
and Renee (Mark) Bolin of Piqua; a brother, Charlie (Beth) Schemmel of Sidney; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Julie Michelle Jackson. A service to honor her life will be conducted at 4 p.m. Monday, March 19, at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home, Piqua. Visitation will be from 3-4 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Condolences to the family also may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.
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In this photo provided by Red Bull Stratos, Felix Baumgartner prepares to jump during the first manned test flight for Red Bull Stratos over Roswell, N.M. on Thursday. “I like to challenge myself,” times from planes and helicopters, as well as some of the highest landmarks Baumgartner told The Associated Press and skyscrapers on the planet — the in a recent interview, “and this is the Christ the Redeemer statue overlooking ultimate skydive. I think there’s nothing Rio de Janeiro, the Millau Viaduct in bigger than that.” He’s caught NASA’s attention, even southern France, the 101-story Taipei though space officially begins much 101 in Taiwan. He’s also plunged deep into the higher at an even 100 kilometers, or 62 Earth, leaping face-first into a pitch- miles. Kittinger is now 83 and one of dark cave in Croatia. Baumgartner considers that 620- Baumgartner’s chief advisers. A former foot-deep cave jump his most dangerous NASA flight director directs the medical feat so far, soon to be outdone by his team: Dr. Jonathan Clark, whose astrostratospheric plunge. His mission takes naut wife, Laurel, was killed aboard its name, Red Bull Stratos, from the space shuttle Columbia in 2003. The stratosphere as well as the energy accident led Clark to become an expert in spacecraft emergency escape. drink-maker sponsor.
Money woes showing up for Romney SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO (AP) — The long and increasingly messy Republican presidential contest is starting to hit Mitt Romney where it hurts most: his wallet. New signs of financial stress are emerging in Romney’s campaign, which has built a wide lead in delegates thanks in part to the might of his bank account and multistate operation. As rival Rick Santorum’s surprising strength keeps extending the nomination battle, Romney has scaled back expenses, trimmed field staff in some cases and ROMNEY begun to count more on free media coverage to reach voters. And he’s still relying on an allied super political action committee to supplement his spending on expensive TV ads. This week, the former Massachusetts governor was forced to spend two days privately courting donors in the New York area, even as his Republican rivals were wooing voters ahead of pivotal elections in
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places like Illinois, where he hasn’t been in four months, and as President Barack Obama was stockpiling cash for the fall general election fight. On Wednesday, Romney had five finance events in New York, all packed, raising about $3 million, with more set for Thursday. So the news is hardly all bad. Wednesday “was the best day we’ve had so far,” said New York Jets owner Woody Johnson, who accompanied Romney to multiple events, including a donor breakfast in New York City. But it’s less encouraging for the campaign that the money is badly needed to re-fill coffers that had sunk close to their lowest levels since Romney launched his presidential effort last year. It’s unclear if he will tap his own personal wealth. The former financial executive, whose personal wealth is estimated between $190 million and $250 mil-
lion, loaned his 2008 presidential campaign $42 million. Top aide Eric Fehrnstrom says Romney has not loaned his campaign any new funds this cycle and has “no plans” to do so. Raising money to get through a protracted primary fight is clearly not how Romney wanted to be spending his spring. He had hoped to have wrapped up the nomination by now, giving him the freedom to raise money for the general election against Obama. The incumbent Democrat doesn’t have a primary challenge, and already is well into running for re-election. He’s spending 14 hours Friday raising money; the biggest event is to be with actor/director Tyler Perry and musician Cee Lo Green in Atlanta. As Romney reloads for his GOP fight, his chief Republican rival, Santorum, is showcasing new fundraising success. The once-lopsided money race between the top two Republican candidates has never been closer. For the month of February, Romney boasted his second-best fundraising month ever, taking in $11.5 million.
LAKELAND, Fla. — Pauline Laverne Stine (nee Peneton), 91, of Lakeland, Fla., passed away peacefully Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, with her daughter Linda by her side. Born March 16, 1920, in Springfield, Ohio, Pauline was the daughter of Raymond and Nona (Thomas) Peneton and was a graduate of Rockway School in Springfield, and a STINE business school graduate. Pauline worked as a personal secretary at Gum Products and also worked for the U.S. Postal Service in Piqua, Ohio, where she had a walking route and also a rural route. Pauline played the organ at the VFW, Elks, Ramada Inn and at her church and also played the organ and sang at the Winter Garden in Piqua, and her signature song was “Pennies from Heaven.” Pauline married Emerson H. Stine on Oct. 21, 1941, and they were married 24 years until his passing on Nov. 23, 1965. She was preceded in
death by her parents; her husband, Emerson; a son, Steven Stine in 2006; a sister, Evelyn Schuffe, who perished in the Beverly Hills Supper Club fire; and a brother, Billy Peneton. Pauline leaves behind her loving daughter, Linda Weldy of Lakeland, and son Michael (Kathy) Stine of Lebanon, Ohio; grandchildren Donna, Stephanie, Jennifer, Angela, Mic, Matt and Mark; seven great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Erma Caffeo and many other family members. Calling hours will be from 5-6 p.m. Friday, March 16, at the Stine Kilburn Funeral Home. A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Steve Tufts officiating. Burial will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.stinekilburnfuneralhome.com.
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Exits can be tough in presidential races can be just as tough, a very public his career. Since leaving Congress in admission of failure. 1998, he has cultivated politically con“Sometimes you’re in the bubble so nected businesses that he may need to long and working so hard consider as he weighs his that you just can’t see the off campaign’s future. switch,” said Keith Speaking to a GOP dinNahigian, who managed ner Wednesday night in Bachmann’s presidential Illinois, Gingrich defiantly campaign and worked on proclaimed that no other seven others before that. candidates for the Timing an exit can make Republican nomination offer a difference. policy solutions as bold as After a graceful 2008 his on such issues as energy departure, Mike Huckabee development and governfound post-campaign life GINGRICH ment restructuring. lucrative, through book sales “That’s why I’m still runand a cable TV show. ning. The vacuum is so huge,” Gingrich That year, Mitt Romney didn’t over- said, calling his effort “the politics of big stay his welcome either and left himself ideas.” in a commanding position for a shot in “The news media can’t cover it,” he said, “and, candidly, my opponents can’t 2012. At 68, Gingrich is in the twilight of comprehend it.” 2260561
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In this June 24, 2011, file photo, a judge evaluates Yoda during the 2011 World’s Ugliest Dog Contest in Petaluma, Calif. The 14-year-old Chinese Crested and Chihuahua mix took top honors winning $1,000 and a plethora of pet perks at the Sonoma-Marin Fair.
Reigning ‘world’s ugliest dog’ dies HANFORD, Calif. (AP) When a beloved pet dies, good manners usually dictate saying something nice about the departed companion. And for Yoda, it was a compliment to say she sure was ugly. Yoda won the 2011 World’s Ugliest Dog contest at the Sonoma Marin Fair for her short tufts of hair, protruding tongue, and long, seemingly hairless legs. The Chinese crested and Chihuahua mix died in her sleep Saturday. She was 15. The 1.8-pound pooch had lived a rough life before Terry Schumacher found her abandoned behind an apartment building and mistook her for a rat.
The dog went on to bag $1,000 and a trophy 15 times her size when she won the contest held in Petaluma, Calif., last June. Yoda and Schumacher became famous, appearing on national television. Contest producer Vicki DeArmon said Yoda will keep the title until a new ugliest dog is crowned in June. Schumacher, of Hanford, Calif., told the Hanford Sentinel that she will miss “her funny little ways.” But Schumacher said she was “comforted knowing she will be joining my Mom and Dad, who loved her so much. Her memories will live on forever.”
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21 JUMP STREET: The TV show that made Johnny Depp a star is little more than a jumpingoff point for this rowdy, raunchy big-screen update that aims for laughs over action and delivers them intermittently. Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum are surprisingly amusing together as newbie cops sent undercover as high school kids to root out a drug ring. Directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller take everything — the car chases, the shootouts, the teen kegger, the goofy idiocy of the characters — to the extreme. Some of the absurd violence is funny, some is pointlessly mean and nasty enough to jar viewers out of the action now and then. Hill and Tatum’s odd-couple act is the best thing about the movie, both playing the straight man yet managing to make their partnership much funnier than the hit-and-miss jokes and action really are. The movie’s nimble pacing also helps, sneaking in some slick, wily tidbits and powering through the many gags that would fall flat if you had another second or two to think about them. It doesn’t work all the time, or even most of the time, but it does work enough of the time to make this more enjoyable than most of Hollywood’s unimaginative remakes and updates. R for crude and sexual content, pervasive language, drug material, teen drinking and some violence. 109 minutes. Two and a half stars out of four. — David Germain, AP Movie Writer CASA DE MI PADRE: This is a total goof, of course. That’s obvious even before Will Ferrell, dressed in a cowboy hat and a neckerchief sitting astride a horse in the Mexican desert, opens his mouth and utters his first overly enunciated Spanish words. It’s clear from the titles: a grainy, bloody, Tarantino-style montage of melodramatic spaghetti Western imagery, featuring Christina Aguilera belting out the bombastic theme song. The affection for B-movies and telenovelas is clear in this sendup from Matt Piedmont (making his directing debut) and writer Andrew Steele, longtime collaborators of Ferrell’s from “Saturday Night Live” and “Funny or Die.” But the premise, which would have been just fine as a sketch, feels as if it’s been stretched awfully thin to fill an entire feature. Still, you have to give everyone involved credit for just going for it. That starts with Ferrell himself, speaking solid Spanish (albeit with an Americanized accent) as Armando Alvarez, a dimwitted ranchero whose successful businessman brother, Raul (Diego Luna), is the star of the family as far as their father (the late Pedro Armendariz Jr.) is concerned. When Raul brings home his stunningly beautiful fiancee (Genesis Rodriguez), it further seals his superiority. But it turns out Raul is a drug dealer locked in a turf war with the powerful Onza (Luna’s friend and frequent co-star Gael Garcia Bernal). Intentional continuity errors, missing frames and cheap production values abound. R for bloody violence, language, and some sexual content and drug use. In Spanish with English subtitles. 84 minutes. Two stars out of four. — Christy Lemire, AP Movie Critic JEFF, WHO LIVES AT HOME: Mark Duplass has said that he and his brother, Jay, look to the veteran Belgian filmmaking brothers Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne for artistic inspiration, with their naturalistic, documentary-style approach to telling feature stories. That’s evident once again in this sweet, slight tale told with simple intimacy and a deadpan tone to its absurd humor. Not much happens over a meandering day in suburban Baton Rouge, La., but it all builds to a climax that makes the journey worthwhile. Jason Segel plays the titular character, a 30-year-old slacker who still lives in the basement of his childhood home. Inspired by the M. Night Shyamalan movie “Signs,” he believes there are no coincidences, that everything happens for a reason if you’re willing to open your mind and pay attention to the daily details that can determine your fate. And so a simple errand for his widowed, enabling mother (Susan Sarandon in a lovely, understated performance) turns into a weird and winding adventure involving pickup basketball, amateur sleuthing and an elusive man named Kevin. The Duplasses create the sensation that we’re just following along wherever Jeff takes us, without judgment. Ed Helms and Judy Greer co-star. R for language including sexual references and some drug use. 82 minutes. Three stars out of four. — Christy Lemire, AP Movie Critic
Chamber concert to feature woodwinds For the Troy Daily News The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., will present a chamber concert performance by Burning River Trio and the Whitewater Quintet at 7:30 p.m. March 27. The concert is presented free and open to the public. The Burning River Winds, formed in 2006 by oboist Katherine deGruchy and bassoonist John deGruchy, have performed extensively throughout South West Ohio including the Dayton Art Institute, Hayner Center, Hamilton Fairfield Chamber Music Festival and the Piqua Arts Council. They enjoy playing a wide variety of cham-
TROY ber music repertory, which includes works by Poulenc, Francaix, Head, Jacobs and Ibert, among others. The Hayner Center also includes Dr. Randall S. Paul, music department chair at Wright State University, as coordinator of the Chamber Concert Series. The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center is Troy’s tax supported community center, located in the historic home of Mary Jane Hayner. Additional information about this concert and all of the events offered by the center is available at www.troyhayner.org.
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Obama campaign releases documentary on first term WASHINGTON (AP) — Helped by Hollywood, President Barack Obama’s campaign is releasing a 17minute documentary that portrays the president as a resolute figure who confronted a massive economic downturn and the aftermath of the nation’s war on terrorism with determination and a series of tough decisions. The documentary, commissioned by the Obama campaign, provides a window into how his team is trying to sell the president’s reelection bid: As a man of principle who faced daunting challenges from the OBAMA moment he won election but persevered to rescue the U.S. auto industry, begin rebuilding the economy, pass health care reform and authorize the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. “As president, the tough decisions that he would make would not only determine the course of the nation, but they would reveal the character of the man,” says actor Tom Hanks, the film’s narrator. Obama’s campaign released “The Road We’ve Traveled” on Thursday at 300 screenings across the nation. The documentary was directed by Davis Guggenheim, whose credits include the Academy Award-winning, “An Inconvenient Truth,” about Al Gore’s global-warming campaign. Republicans have dismissed the film, which cost at least $345,000 to make, as nothing more than a slick piece of propaganda that fails to take full stock of Obama’s presidency. Critics will likely note that the documentary doesn’t emphasize a jobless rate of more than 8 percent during most of Obama’s presidency, mount-
ing debt or spiking gas prices. “The American people don’t need a Hollywood movie to know what the president accomplished over the past three years,” said Kirsten Kukowski, a Republican National Committee spokeswoman. “Unfortunately Americans feel Obama’s accomplishments each and every day after President Obama led our country to higher unemployment, record debt, and higher gas prices.” In the week since Obama’s campaign released a trailer for the film, Republicans have pointed to an interview Guggenheim gave to CNN’s Piers Morgan in which the director said “the negative for me was there were too many accomplishments” to cite in the film. “I’m really quite in awe of him as a leader and the choices he made,” he told Morgan. The documentary features interviews with former President Bill Clinton, Vice President Joe Biden, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and others, offering a mostly grim recounting of the problems Obama tackled. After hearing of the dire economic conditions shortly after Obama’s election, his adviser David Axelrod recalls, “All I was thinking at this moment — could we get a recount?” Clinton is a voice of validation throughout the film, crediting Obama for his decision to pursue health care reform — an overhaul that eluded his own presidency — and swift moves to rescue General Motors and Chrysler from collapse.
The American people don’t need a Hollywood movie to know what the president accomplished over the past three years. — Kirsten Kukowski
The former president is effusive in his praise of Obama’s green-lighting of the U.S. raid that killed bin Laden. “He took the harder and the more honorable path. When I saw what had happened, I said to myself, ‘I hope that’s a call I would have made,’” Clinton said. Biden says of Obama’s decision: “If he was wrong, his presidency was done. Over.” Obama’s interview is used sparingly. The president talks about how his mother’s finances were drained by her struggle with cancer — underscoring his pursuit of health care reform — and how he felt after the killing of bin Laden. Obama said he “didn’t have time for a lot of feelings” following the raid “because our guys were still in that compound. And it wasn’t until I knew they were across the border, they were safe, everyone was accounted for, including the dog, that I allowed some satisfaction.” The film takes a dig at Republican frontrunner Mitt Romney, showing his 2008 New York Times op-ed on the faltering U.S. auto industry, which was entitled, “Let Detroit Go Bankrupt.”
Springsteen gives music history lesson Musicians hear tips on how to approach careers AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — They call him The Boss for a reason. Showing there’s no need for a backing band to bring out his outsized charisma on stage, Bruce Springsteen took a rapt audience on a personal music history journey. He also gave young rockers insightful advice in an often hilarious tour-deforce keynote speech that was one of the most anticipated events at the South By Southwest Music Conference and Festival this year. “Good morning, good morning, good morning,” Springsteen said after taking the stage at 12:30 p.m. “Why are we up so (expletive) early. How important is this speech if we’re giving it at noon? Every musician in town is asleep, or they will be by the time I finish this speech.” The Boss on Thursday takes over Austin. Besides the speech, he’s putting on an exclusive show later in the evening. He got off to an often riotous start as he
name-checked all the musicians that have inspired him over the years from Elvis to James Brown and Woody Guthrie to Johnny Rotten. He marveled at the unfathomable diversity at SXSW and led a sing-along of “This Land is Your Land.” Springsteen is hot with his new album, “Wrecking Ball,” debuting at No. 1 in 14 countries after its release last week and with a world tour scheduled. It’s his first tour since last year’s death of his saxophonist and main on-stage sidekick Clarence Clemons. Those musicians who managed to wake up and catch the speech got a lesson in how to approach your career and a long list of influences to check out. About 1,000 SXSW attendees filled a ballroom in the Austin Convention Center for the 50-minute speech and NPR carried it live via Internet stream. Among those attending was Juanes, the Colombian rock star who saw Springsteen live for the
Musician Bruce Springsteen gives the keynote address at the SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Texas, on Thursday. first time just last Friday at The Apollo. He loved Springsteen’s riff on creativity most of all. “It was great,” said Juanes, who sang in English in public for the first time during a tribute to Guthrie before the speech. “It was like a lesson if you go to a university. He’s got the whole career. I was thinking and thinking, it’s like inside me, many things that he was saying. I feel the same, how we’re so connected.” Springsteen marveled at the diversity in 21st century pop music, almost rapping a long list of genres
that would have boggled the mind of that young boy in New Jersey in the 1960s who had just 10 years of rock ‘n’ roll history to draw his influences from. “Just add neo- and postto everything and mention them all again. Oh, yeah,” he said as an afterthought, “and rock ‘n’ roll.” He talked about first seeing Elvis and his pelvis on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” the exquisite agony of Roy Orbison, the way The Beatles, Bob Dylan and The Animals set music free, and the rise of punk rock and soul music as forces of change in the 1970s.
TOP 20 CONCERT TOURS (AP) — The Top 20 Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows in North America. The previous week’s ranking is in parentheses. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. TOP 20 CONCERT TOURS 1. (1) Cirque du Soleil — “Michael Jackson: The Immortal”; $2,256,258; $109.63. 2. (3) Cirque du Soleil
— “Dralion”; $1,082,832; $63.41. 3. (4) Cirque du Soleil — “Quidam”; $964,552; $65.33. 4. (5) Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band; $785,284; $72.04. 5. (6) Trans-Siberian Orchestra; $669,328; $53.05. 6. (7) Jason Aldean; $592,300; $44.11. 7. (8) Brad Paisley; $586,414; $52.70. 8. (9) Blake Shelton; $359,141; $47.89. 9. (10) Jeff Dunham; $347,529; $46.73. 10. (12) Lady
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Add some color to prom this year BY DANAE KING For the Troy Daily News firstname.lastname@example.org Prom accessories are going to the next level this year, with brighter colors, more elaborate elements and more options. “Corsages are more like a small arrangement or bouquet that goes along with the theme of the dress,” said Lori Stotler, owner of Your Personal Florist in Troy. Basic corsages start at $18 at Your Personal Florist, and at $18.50 at Dekker Flowers in Sidney. Each place has corsages that can be built on from the basics, with each element causing a slight price increase. Dekker offers a prom corsage for $22.50. “It’s all blinged out with jewels and everything,” said Tiffany Terry, manager of Dekker Flowers. “An average wrist corsage is not all blinged out and done up like we do for prom. We always put the extra things in for prom.”
At Dekker, Terry uses different beads, gems, feathers, pearls and rhinestones to spice up corsages for prom. Stotler offers girls the option of adding beads, rhinestones, jewels, pearls, ribbons, butterflies, feathers and other accent elements into their corsages. Feathers are a new trend this year, Stotler said. “They can soften it and add a pop of color,” Stotler said. Offered in bright colors and inexpensive, Stotler said feathers can work as a filler in a corsage without stealing the focal point from the flowers. Feathers aren’t the only element that is adding a pop of color to corsages, flowers in colors to accent the color of the dress are also becoming more popular. “It used to be all white,” Stotler said. “Stem-dyed blues are really pretty.” Traditional sweetheart roses are the most popular for prom, Stotler said, but she prefers when customers
go with what she calls a “more elegant touch.” For more elegance, Stotler suggests orchids or gerbera daisies. To glitz up corsages even more, girls can decorate the elastic bands that go around their wrists and hold the corsages. “They’ve gone to quite elaborate wrist bands,” Stotler said. The bands can be beaded, feature rhinestones or pearls and can be worn as a bracelet after prom, Stotler said. Wrist corsages aren’t the only option, Stotler also offers upper arm corsages, necklace flowers, hair flowers and anklets. Terry offers upper arm flowers, but hasn’t had any requests for anklets. At Dekker, boutonnieres cost $8.50, Terry said guys usually try to match their boutonniere to the corsage. As far as boutonnieres go, at Your Personal Florist, they run around $6.50 to $8.50. Guys also can have
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Your Personal Florist owner Lori Stotler puts together a vibrant arrangement at her shop in Troy. embellishments added to said she can get anything ”We can really take them their boutonnieres to match people want for prom, but to the next level with their their date’s corsage. Stotler they have to order early. corsage,” Stotler said.
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Feathers for girls, slim-cut for guys said Juanita McCrum, owner of Ron & Nita’s in Sidney. “It fits more like a young man’s suit.” Bert Harrison, the If you’re a girl who wants to be “in” when it owner of Barclay’s MenWomen Clothiers in comes to the perfect dress for the prom, think Piqua, noted that jackets feathers. If you’re a guy, are “a tad shorter” this year. think slim-cut tux. “A lot of guys are “The more feathers on adding pocket squares to the dress, the better,” go with the girls’ outfits. said Peggy Wireman, It’s a splash of color,” store manager at the McCrum said. Bridal Emporium in And color is very Wapakoneta. “About half our dresses have a feath- important to young women, Wireman said. er somewhere.” The top color choices for Peacock feathers, dresses this year are black feathers and blue teals, blues and purples. feathers seem to be the “Reds are going to be most popular, but they come in a variety of col- hot, because they pop and the girls like them,” ors. she added. Animal The wispy tufts also prints, which were big a show up in hair ornayear ago, are not as popments, along with flowular in 2012, although ers and “bling.” Tuxedos are available they are still available for the girls who want in any number of styles them. and cuts. Dress hems may be “They’re coming out with one that fits a little high or low, but this year’s fashions show tighter, a slimmer cut,” BY PATRICIA ANN SPEELMAN email@example.com
Peggy Wireman, left, store manager at Bridal Emporium in Wapakoneta, assists Whitney Lauck, 17, as Lauck looks for the perfect dress to wear to her prom at Perry High School. Lauck is the daughter of Cathy and John Lauck. some leg. In some cases, stone earrings instead of necklaces. Purse choices Wireman said, a dress, are small, clutch bags, itself, may be short but it has a long, detachable Garland said, which can also be studded with skirt. Or it will have a rhinestones. short hem in the front According to Garland, and be long in the back. the favorite flower for As for accessories, girls “like a lot of bling,” corsages is the rose, in colors to complement the said Cindy Garland, owner of the Ivy Garland dress. And the corsage of choice is worn on the in Sidney. “Rhinestones wrist. Boutonnieres are on head bands for hair roses, too. pieces and rhinestone “Some people get jewelry.” Because many of the dresses are spark- other flowers, but usually, Wireman sees a trend ly, it’s roses,” she said. Dresses at Bridal to long, dangly, rhineEmporium cost from $250 to $700, with most in the range of $300$400. Accessories at the Ivy Garland run from $14.99 to $29.99. Harrison cautions young men to order their tuxes as early as possible. Because many area proms are on the same weekend, the really popular choices get rented quickly. “Don’t wait to see what color your date’s dress is,” he said. “Get the tux ordered and worry about a color of tie or vest later. The earlier you can get in, the better you are at getting the style you want.”
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As spring approaches, many plans are being made for one of the most memorable events in the life of a teenager — prom night. With many local proms scheduled for April and May, there stands to be a lot of preparation and activity surrounding these big nights. So who better to defer to concerning these events than the juniors and seniors themselves who will be attending the dance? From dress shopping, to scheduling hair and nail appointments, to deciding where to eat, Piqua High junior Taylor School Mayberry and senior Kassidy Liptock are two such girls who are excitedly in the midst of planning their prom nights. “People started talking about it (prom) like a month and a half ago, at least. Everyone talks about it,” Liptock said. “I’m already getting my tan on and already made my hair appointment,” Mayberry said. Each of the girls are planning to go with big groups of 10 or more with “probably more people joining in as the day gets nearer,” said the girls. They explain that everyone meets together at a friend’s house, in which the parents, armed with cameras, document their special evening. Liptock recalls that last year her group of 15 went to Ruby Tuesdays for dinner before prom, but they are still undecided where their dinner reservation will be this year. Mayberry said that her group is considering going to The Greene in Beavercreek. “I think everyone in my group kind of wants to go to The Greene because it is really nice there and will look good for pictures. We have a lot of people in our group, so we were going to go there, maybe, because there are so many choices, and everyone might want to go to different restaurants with just a couple of people,” Mayberry said. Liptock confirms that
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hearsay about past groups of prom-goers touring through Walmart before the dance are true, and she admits to also wasting some time there before homecoming last fall, “just to be funny.” In light of the indecision that many teenagers may be facing when considering dinner destinations, below are a few local restaurants between Sidney, Piqua and Troy that are offering some type of deal for those attending prom. • The Bridge in Sidney, which sponsored the prom tickets bought by students of Sidney and Lehman Catholic high schools, has attached a coupon to each ticket for the opportunity to buy one entrée and get one half off. The Bridge is located at 127 W. Poplar St., Sidney, and can be contacted at (937) 492-2542 or at www.thebridgesidney.com. General manager Jason Steeber said, “Since those two schools are local, we are giving them coupons to come here.” • In Piqua, Beppo Uno Pizzeria’s owner Darla Williamson said that they are offering Prom specials as well. Williamson said the teenagers can buy any two pasta entrées, which comes with a salad and garlic bread, and a dessert (to share), for $30. There are several dessert options to choose between, from a Bailey’s Irish Cream cheesecake, to a white chocolate truffle with raspberry sauce, to tiramisu. “I think that’s reasonable for them to be able to take their date out. They don’t need a coupon or anything, they just need to say that they are here for the prom special,” Williamson said. Beppo Uno Pizzeria and Trattoria is located at 414 W. Water St., Piqua, and can be contacted at (937) 6151100 or at www.beppouno.com. • The Troy Filling Station is offering a selection of two dinner entrées for $20 for prom-goers. Dinner entrées vary from a fried shrimp platter to an 8 ounce sirloin, which includes two side dishes. They also plan to offer a special virgin drink menu created especially for prom night. Dining room manager Kevin Ingersoll said, “We have a large game room here, so they would have something to do if they have some time to kill before prom, after they eat, because we are also giving $2 worth of tokens for each entrée purchase.” The Troy Filling Station is located at 2331 W. Market St., Troy, and can be contacted at 339-4800.
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Tell parents how much their behavior hurts you Dear Annie: I live five hours away from my parents and a married younger brother. I work two jobs and can only afford to visit my folks once a month or so. Lately, when I have driven out to see them, I am the last to discover that the four of them have already made plans. They never think to ask if I want to join them. Sometimes, I end up attending the same concert but sitting in the back, alone, while they have better seats. Or I house-sit while they spend the weekend at a casino. I have tried phoning weeks ahead to let them know when I am coming, and I've changed my plans if I learn they are already busy that weekend. Yet asking to join them seems to surprise everyone and invariably ends up being quite awkward. What drove me to tears was when they made plans to go to Mexico for a week this summer, and I found out about it when my father told me offhandedly that the four of them had booked their flight. When I asked why I wasn't invited, he responded by saying that they were given paired tickets, and because I am single, it would have meant one unused ticket. My mother then said I was welcome to come if I paid for my own plane ticket and hotel room. I always thought I was close to my family, but now I see that I'm being left out because I am not married. I'd like to be with them, but if I am going to be ignored, how do I handle that? — Exiled Fifth Wheel Dear Exiled: We don't think this is deliberate so much as thoughtless. Your parents and brother make plans together when it is convenient for them and don't consider your presence a factor because you are usually away. You could try explaining how hurt you are when they do this, but don't expect it to change much. Let your parents know when you are planning to visit, and ask whether they have already made plans. If so, don't try to join them. Come the weekend before or after. And in the meantime, do more things on your own or with friends. Dear Annie: My uncle (my mother's brother) and his two sons, both of whom are in their mid-50s, are planning to visit me. Their mom died last year. While I was close to my aunt, I have never communicated much with my uncle or cousins. They didn't even send an email when my dad passed away three years ago. Now, suddenly, these three men are planning to drive from Vermont to my house in Florida. One says he'll make his famous chili in my kitchen. I told them, "Thanks, but no thanks." My mother is angry with me for not welcoming this male trio. They will be at my mother's house for several days, and my husband and I have offered to drive there (it's three hours away) and take everyone out for dinner instead. Am I doing the wrong thing? — Florida Daughter Dear Daughter: No, and your offer to treat them to a meal at Mom's is lovely. Some men are notoriously poor communicators, and the niceties of sending letters or emails escape them. It is obvious that Mom wishes you had a closer relationship and hoped this would provide an opportunity, but welcoming them into your home is entirely your decision. Dear Annie: The letter from "Confused in Connecticut" hit home with me. I was an overweight child myself, so I feel for her. When I was 24, I decided I didn't want to be overweight anymore, so I joined Weight Watchers. It gave me a healthy program to follow and helped me learn what triggered my eating. It taught me to eat appropriately and keep the weight off. That was 33 years ago, and I have been a lifetime member and leader since. Thank you for letting me help. — Bremen, Ind. Annie's Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to: Annie's Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 3rd Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254.
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Power strip helps make traveling more like home Dear Heloise: Traveling today with so many rechargeable things — phones, cameras, e-book readers, computers, etc. — I always bring a power strip along. We were in Israel, and one evening my roommate and I had two phones, a camera, an e-book reader and my computer plugged into one power strip. Also, take it in your carry-on. Our phones needed to be charged, and there were only two plugs in the area of the airport we were in. We asked permission to let us plug in the power strip, and then several people could charge their phones, etc., at one time. — Judy F., Baton Rouge, La. SOAP-BAR STORAGE Dear Heloise: I like to buy my
Hints from Heloise Columnist and my husband’s favorite brand of bath soap when it’s on sale. I then put a still-wrapped bar in each appropriate dresser drawer so our clothes keep that shower-fresh scent. — Madge in Florida SAFETY HINT Dear Heloise: Here is a safety hint: When backing out of a parking spot, turn on your four-way
flashers. (It’s usually a button on the dash with a red triangle.) That way, others will know that you intend to back out. This has saved me several times from parking-lot mishaps. — Michael B., Prescott Lakes, Ariz. LIPSTICK Dear Heloise: My favorite lipstick has been discontinued, and I have seven used tubes. Is there any way that the lipstick left at the bottom of the used tubes can be consolidated into usable lipsticks? Please advise. Your column provides many useful ideas to me. — Joyce in Houston Joyce, yes, I can help you to be able to use that favorite shade. With
a lip brush, you can get out many more applications. Or, a small spatula and a plastic pillbox to the rescue! Carefully scoop the lipstick out of the bottom of the tube with a small, plastic spatula. Scrape the product into a plastic pillbox or contact-lens holder, then use a lip brush to apply. — Heloise REUSING PAPER TOWELS Dear Heloise: I save damp but clean paper towels to use again. They are advertised as being reusable, so I really do reuse them. I let the towels dry and use for dirty jobs like wiping off the stove or blotting up yucky spills. Saves money in a green way. — Jo, via email
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HOROSCOPE Friday, March 16, 2012 You are likely to be in a favorable growth pattern in the year ahead, not only financially but personally as well. Your gains may not come in large doses, but they will be consistent, impressive and make an imprint on your personality. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) — If you have some time to devote to a pleasurable pursuit, get out and go someplace where you can meet and mingle with new people. The change will do you good. ARIES (March 21-April 19) — Get out and mingle while your popularity is at a high point. Even those who might have been a bit standoffish in the past will now orbit around your flame. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) — The best way to be successful is to make sure that your thinking is totally flexible, so that you’ll be able to see things in a completely new light. Having an open mind is the key. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) — Go with the flow, even if what occurs is far afield from what you were hoping to do. New doors could be opened to you. CANCER (June 21-July 22) — A cooperative spirit will be a major asset in all your relationships and should make you a very popular person to be around. Others will do for you what you do for them. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) — Because life has been a trifle demanding of you lately, try to take a few moments to engage in something that you really enjoy doing. The most gratifying thing you can do is to be constructive. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Social contacts can be enormously useful at this time, helping you further a special interest. Be sure to make your needs known to your friends as well as your family. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — In order to finalize a matter, you must keep uppermost in your mind what you hope to accomplish. Lock in on a target and you’ll find the results to be extremely gratifying. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — You should take care of some old business by getting your message out on the Internet or by telephone. Regardless of the method you use, something fortuitous is likely to come of it. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) — You might find that special something you’ve wanted to purchase but always felt was too expensive at a price you’re willing to pay. Grab it: You might not get a chance like this again. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Try to avoid people who have a tendency to tie up your time. Your personal freedom and mobility will be of particular importance at this point. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — Feelings of fulfillment and worth will only come from things you do for others, not from what you do for yourself. Now is the time to make good on your promises. COPYRIGHT 2012 United Feature Syndicate, Inc.
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Chance of storms High: 77° Low: 57°
Partly cloudy High: 76° Low: 58°
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TODAY’S STATEWIDE FORECAST Friday, March 16, 2012 AccuWeather.com forecast for daytime conditions, low/high temperatures
Cleveland 56° | 54°
Toledo 70° | 55°
Sunrise Saturday 7:44 a.m. ........................... Sunset tonight 7:46 p.m. ........................... Moonrise today 4:45 a.m. ........................... Moonset today 3:10 p.m. ........................... New
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Youngstown 70° | 56°
Mansfield 69° | 57°
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Main Pollutant: Particulate
Pollen Summary 1,069
Peak group: Weeds
Mold Summary 1,248
Top Mold: Ascospores Source: Regional Air Pollution Control Agency
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TODAY IN HISTORY (AP) — Today is Friday, March 16, the 76th day of 2012. There are 290 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 16, 1912, future first lady Pat Nixon was born Thelma Catherine Ryan in Ely, Nev. On this date: • In 1802, President Thomas Jefferson signed a measure authorizing the establishment of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. • In 1935, Adolf Hitler decided to break the military terms set by the Treaty of Versailles by ordering
the rearming of Germany. • In 1968, during the Vietnam War, the My Lai Massacre of Vietnamese civilians was carried out by U.S. Army troops; estimates of the death toll vary between 347 and 504. • In 1982, Claus Von Bulow was found guilty in Newport, R.I., of trying to kill his comatose wife, Martha, with insulin. (Von Bulow was acquitted in a retrial; his former wife, who was also known as “Sunny,” died in December 2008.) • One year ago: Pakistan abruptly freed CIA contractor
Raymond Allen Davis, who had shot and killed two men in a gunfight in Lahore, after a deal was sealed to pay $2.34 million to the men’s families. • Today’s Birthdays: Comedian-director Jerry Lewis is 86. Movie director Bernardo Bertolucci is 71. Game show host Chuck Woolery is 71. Country singer Robin Williams is 65. Actor Erik Estrada is 63. Rock singermusician Nancy Wilson (Heart) is 58. Rapper-actor Flavor Flav (Public Enemy) is 53. Folk singer Patty Griffin is 48. Actor Alan Tudyk is 41.
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SHERIFF’S SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 11-708 PNC Bank, NA vs. Douglas Jackson, et al Pursuant to the command of an Order of Sale in the above name cause to me directed by the Court of Common Pleas of Miami County, Ohio, I will offer at Public Sale in the lobby of the Sheriff on April 18, 2012 at 10:00 o’clock in the a.m. the following described premises, to-wit: Situated in the City of Troy, County of Miami, and State of Ohio Parcel Number: D08-025050 Also known as: 508 South Counts Street, Troy, Ohio 45373 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at Sixty Five Thousand and 00/100 ($65,000.00) Dollars and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of the appraisement. TERMS OF SALE: 10% of appraised value down time of sale and .5% of appraised value for conveyance and recording, balance within 30 days of confirmation. Canice J. Fogarty, Attorney 3/16, 3/23, 3/30-2012
SHERIFF’S SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 11-761 US Bank, N.A. vs. Chad L. Whitacre, et al Pursuant to the command of an Order of Sale in the above name cause to me directed by the Court of Common Pleas of Miami County, Ohio, I will offer at Public Sale in the lobby of the Sheriff on April 11, 2012 at 10:00 o’clock in the a.m. the following described premises, to-wit: Situated in the Township of Newton, County of Miami, and State of Ohio Parcel Number: I20-003000 Prior Deed Reference: Volume 782, Page 114 Also known as: 11681 West State Route 718, Laura, Ohio 45337 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at One Hundred Two Thousand and 00/100 ($102,000.00) Dollars and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of the appraisement. TERMS OF SALE: 10% of appraised value down time of sale and .5% of appraised value for conveyance and recording, balance within 30 days of confirmation. Jennifer N. Heller, Attorney 3/9, 3/16, 3/23-2012
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SHERIFF’S SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 10-849 U.S. Bank, National Association vs. Teresa Jayne Kozlowski aka Teresa J. Kozlowski, et al Pursuant to the command of an Order of Sale in the above name cause to me directed by the Court of Common Pleas of Miami County, Ohio, I will offer at Public Sale in the lobby of the Sheriff on April 18, 2012 at 10:00 o’clock in the a.m. the following described premises, to-wit: Situated in the Township of Bethel, Unincorporated Village of Brandt, County of Miami, and State of Ohio Parcel Number: A01-086054 & A01-086055 Prior Deed Reference: Volume No. 794, Page 584 Also known as: 6556 East US Route 40, Tipp City, Ohio 45371 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at Seventy Five Thousand and 00/100 ($75,000.00) Dollars and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of the appraisement. TERMS OF SALE: 10% of appraised value down time of sale and .5% of appraised value for conveyance and recording, balance within 30 days of confirmation. Jennifer N. Heller, Attorney 3/16, 3/23, 3/30-2012 2266380
SHERIFF’S SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 10-431 The Bank of New York Mellon fka The Bank of New York, as Trustee for the Certificateholders CWABS, Inc., Asset Backed Certificates, Series 2006-12 vs. Jordan Ritchie aka Jordan P. Ritchie, et al Pursuant to the command of an Order of Sale in the above name cause to me directed by the Court of Common Pleas of Miami County, Ohio, I will offer at Public Sale in the lobby of the Sheriff on April 18, 2012 at 10:00 o’clock in the a.m. the following described premises, towit: Situated in the City of Troy, County of Miami, and State of Ohio Parcel Number: D08-052090 Prior Deed Reference: Book 647, Page 464 Also known as: 917 Frontier Drive, Troy, Ohio 45373 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at Forty Five Thousand and 00/100 ($45,000.00) Dollars and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of the appraisement. TERMS OF SALE: 10% of appraised value down time of sale and .5% of appraised value for conveyance and recording, balance within 30 days of confirmation. Ryan F. Hemmerle, Attorney 3/16, 3/23, 3/30-2012 2266373
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SHERIFF’S SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 10-350 Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. vs. Darryl D. King, et al Pursuant to the command of an Order of Sale in the above name cause to me directed by the Court of Common Pleas of Miami County, Ohio, I will offer at Public Sale in the lobby of the Sheriff on April 18, 2012 at 10:00 o’clock in the a.m. the following described premises, to-wit: Situated in the Township of Bethel, County of Miami, and State of Ohio Parcel Number: A01-022500 Prior Deed Reference: Book 673, Page 369 Also known as: 7185 Palmer Road, New Carlisle, Ohio 45344 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at One Hundred Fifty Thousand and 00/100 ($150,000.00) Dollars and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of the appraisement. TERMS OF SALE: 10% of appraised value down time of sale and .5% of appraised value for conveyance and recording, balance within 30 days of confirmation. Jennifer Schaeffer, Attorney 3/16, 3/23, 3/30-2012
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SHERIFF’S SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 11-407 BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP vs. Robert P. Dillaplain, et al Pursuant to the command of an Order of Sale in the above name cause to me directed by the Court of Common Pleas of Miami County, Ohio, I will offer at Public Sale in the lobby of the Sheriff on April 11, 2012 at 10:00 o’clock in the a.m. the following described premises, to-wit: Situated in the Township of Monroe, County of Miami, and State of Ohio Parcel Number: G12-039100 Prior Deed Reference: Volume 763, Page 836 Also known as: 645 East Shoop Road, Tipp City, Ohio 45371 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at Ninety Thousand and 00/100 ($90,000.00) Dollars and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of the appraisement. TERMS OF SALE: 10% of appraised value down time of sale and .5% of appraised value for conveyance and recording, balance within 30 days of confirmation. Christopher J. Mantica, Attorney 3/9, 3/16, 3/23-2012
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The Bethel Local School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, handicap or religion in the educational programs and/or activities operated by the district insofar as employment opportunities. The District considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex national origin, age, marital status, the presence of a non-related medical condition or handicap or any other legally protected status. The District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 3/16/2012 2267532
LEGAL NOTICE PNC Bank, N.A. vs Eric D. Dixon, et al Case No. 12CV00016 Lindsay R. Dixon, whose last known address is 9900 Whispering Pine Drive, Tipp City, OH 45371, will take notice that on January 9, 2012, PNC Bank, N.A. filed its Complaint in Case No. 12CV00016, in the Court of Common Pleas of Miami County, 201 W. Main St., Troy, OH 45373, seeking foreclosure and alleging that the Defendant, Lindsay R. Dixon, has or may claim to have interest in the real estate commonly known as 9900 Whispering Pine Drive, Tipp City, OH 45371 and described below: Situated in the County of Miami, State of Ohio and City of Huber Heights: Being Lot Number 131 Parktowne Subdivision, Section Four, as shown by the Plat recorded in Volume 19, Page 60 and 60A of the Plat Records of Miami County, Ohio. Property Address: 9900 Whispering Pine Drive Tipp City, OH 45371 Tax ID No. P48-000353 The Defendant named above is required to answer on or before April 27, 2012.. Canice J. Fogarty, Esq. Supreme Court Reg. #0010046 Attorney for Plaintiff 137 North Main Street, Suite 500 Dayton, OH 45402 (937) 228-5912 3/16, 3/23, 3/30-2012 2264870
CITY OF TROY DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY AND SERVICE CITY HALL, TROY, OHIO Sealed proposals will be received at the Office of the Director of Public Service and Safety, City Hall, 100 South Market Street, Troy, Ohio, 45373, until 12 o’clock noon, Friday, March 23, 2012, for one pre-owned flatbed truck with crane (boom truck) complete, for the City of Troy, Ohio, in accordance with the specifications now on file in the Office of the Director of Public Service and Safety, City Hall, 100 S. Market Street, Troy, Ohio, 45373. A bid guaranty as follows is required to accompany each proposal as a guarantee that if the proposal is accepted a contract will be entered into: A bid bond in the amount of 100% of the bid, payable to the City of Troy, or A certified check, a cashier’s check or a letter of credit in the amount of 10% of the bid, payable to the City of Troy. The successful bidder will be required to provide a Performance Bond. Proposal forms, specifications, etc., may be obtained upon application at the Office of the Director of Public Service and Safety, City Hall.
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Case No.: 2011CV900 Judge: Christopher Gee JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association Plaintiff, -vsShaun E. Newman, et al. Defendants. LEGAL NOTICE Jennifer Newman, whose last known address is 114 Burgundy Drive, Englewood, OH 45322 and Unknown Spouse (if any) of Jennifer Newman, whose last known address is 114 Burgundy Drive, Englewood, OH 45322, will take notice that on December 27, 2011, JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association filed its Complaint in the Court of Common Pleas, Miami County, Ohio, Case No. 2011CV900. The object of, and demand for relief in, the Complaint is to foreclose the lien of plaintiff’s mortgage recorded upon the real estate described below and in which plaintiff alleges that the foregoing defendants have or claim to have an interest: Parcel number(s): L39-009780 Property address: 111 Bruce Drive, West Milton, OH 45383 The defendants named above are required to answer the Complaint within twenty-eight (28) days after the last publication of this legal notice. This legal notice will be published once a week for three successive weeks. Andrew C. Clark Attorney for Plaintiff Manley Deas Kochalski LLC P.O. Box 165028 Columbus, OH 43216 (614) 220-5611
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SHERIFF’S SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 11-781 US Bank, N.A. vs. Stephen R. Bowser, et al Pursuant to the command of an Order of Sale in the above name cause to me directed by the Court of Common Pleas of Miami County, Ohio, I will offer at Public Sale in the lobby of the Sheriff on April 11, 2012 at 10:00 o’clock in the a.m. the following described premises, towit: Situated in the City of Tipp City, County of Miami, and State of Ohio Parcel Number: G15-017860 Prior Deed Reference: General Warranty Deed, Book 759, Page 246, filed March 29, 2005 Also known as: 715 Barbara Drive, Tipp City, Ohio 45371 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at One Hundred Fourteen Thousand and 00/100 ($114,000.00) Dollars and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of the appraisement. TERMS OF SALE: 10% of appraised value down time of sale and .5% of appraised value for conveyance and recording, balance within 30 days of confirmation. Robert R. Hoose, Attorney 3/9, 3/16, 3/23-2012
SHERIFF’S SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 11-421 BAC Home Loads Servicing, LP vs. Scotty R. Parker, et al Pursuant to the command of an Order of Sale in the above name cause to me directed by the Court of Common Pleas of Miami County, Ohio, I will offer at Public Sale in the lobby of the Sheriff on April 4, 2012 at 10:00 o’clock in the a.m. the following described premises, to-wit: Situated in the Township of Bethel, County of Miami, and State of Ohio Parcel Number: A01-027700 Prior Deed Reference: Book 718, Page 152 Also known as: 5675 South Dayton Brandt Road, New Carlisle, Ohio 45344 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at One Hundred Twenty Two Thousand and 00/100 ($122,000.00) Dollars and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of the appraisement. TERMS OF SALE: 10% of appraised value down time of sale and .5% of appraised value for conveyance and recording, balance within 30 days of confirmation. Matthew I. McKelvey, Attorney 3/2, 3/9, 3/16-2012
SHERIFF’S SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 11-681 Unity National Bank vs. Tim Waddle, et al Pursuant to the command of an Order of Sale in the above name cause to me directed by the Court of Common Pleas of Miami County, Ohio, I will offer at Public Sale in the lobby of the Sheriff on April 4, 2012 at 10:00 o’clock in the a.m. the following described premises, to-wit: Situated in the City of Troy, County of Miami, and State of Ohio Parcel Number: D08-019900 Also known as: 515 East Main Street, Troy, Ohio 45373 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at Forty Five Thousand and 00/100 ($45,000.00) Dollars and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of the appraisement. TERMS OF SALE: 10% of appraised value down time of sale and .5% of appraised value for conveyance and recording, balance within 30 days of confirmation. Dale G. Davis, Attorney 3/2, 3/9, 3/16-2012
SHERIFF’S SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 10-347 Nationstar Mortgage, LLC vs. Sharon L. Wilson, et al Pursuant to the command of an Order of Sale in the above name cause to me directed by the Court of Common Pleas of Miami County, Ohio, I will offer at Public Sale in the lobby of the Sheriff on April 4, 2012 at 10:00 o’clock in the a.m. the following described premises, to-wit: Situated in the Village of West Milton, County of Miami, and State of Ohio Parcel Number: L39-002390 Also known as: 574 South Miami Street, West Milton, Ohio 45383 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at Thirty Five Thousand and 00/100 ($35,000.00) Dollars and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of the appraisement. TERMS OF SALE: 10% of appraised value down time of sale and .5% of appraised value for conveyance and recording, balance within 30 days of confirmation. Kevin L. Williams, Attorney 3/2, 3/9, 3/16-2012
SHERIFF’S SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 11-867 Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. vs. Philip Diehl, et al Pursuant to the command of an Order of Sale in the above name cause to me directed by the Court of Common Pleas of Miami County, Ohio, I will offer at Public Sale in the lobby of the Sheriff on April 4, 2012 at 10:00 o’clock in the a.m. the following described premises, to-wit: Situated in the Village of Pleasant Hill, County of Miami, and State of Ohio Parcel Number: I26-001000 Also known as: 10 North Long Street, Pleasant Hill, Ohio 45359 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at Fifty Eight Thousand and 00/100 ($58,000.00) Dollars and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of the appraisement. TERMS OF SALE: 10% of appraised value down time of sale and .5% of appraised value for conveyance and recording, balance within 30 days of confirmation. Andrew C. Clark, Attorney 3/2, 3/9, 3/16-2012
SHERIFF’S SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 11-786 PNC Bank, NA vs. Jared T. Hicks, et al Pursuant to the command of an Order of Sale in the above name cause to me directed by the Court of Common Pleas of Miami County, Ohio, I will offer at Public Sale in the lobby of the Sheriff on April 4, 2012 at 10:00 o’clock in the a.m. the following described premises, to-wit: Situated in the City of Troy, County of Miami, and State of Ohio Parcel Number: D08-044930 Also known as: 314 Southview Drive, Troy, Ohio 45373 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at Sixty Seven Thousand and 00/100 ($67,000.00) Dollars and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of the appraisement. TERMS OF SALE: 10% of appraised value down time of sale and .5% of appraised value for conveyance and recording, balance within 30 days of confirmation. Canice J. Fogarty, Attorney 3/2, 3/9, 3/16-2012
SHERIFF’S SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 11-706 PNC Bank, N.A. vs. Rusty Duncan, et al Pursuant to the command of an Order of Sale in the above name cause to me directed by the Court of Common Pleas of Miami County, Ohio, I will offer at Public Sale in the lobby of the Sheriff on April 4, 2012 at 10:00 o’clock in the a.m. the following described premises, to-wit: Situated in the Township of Monroe, County of Miami, and State of Ohio Parcel Number: G12-080458 Also known as: 1270 Ginghamsburg Frederick Road, Tipp City, Ohio 45371 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at One Hundred Thirty Five Thousand and 00/100 ($135,000.00) Dollars and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of the appraisement. TERMS OF SALE: 10% of appraised value down time of sale and .5% of appraised value for conveyance and recording, balance within 30 days of confirmation. Canice J. Fogarty, Attorney 3/2, 3/9, 3/16-2012
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Case No.: 11CV755 Judge: Christopher Gee
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Case No.: 11CV000904 Judge: Robert J. Lindeman
OneWest Bank, FSB Plaintiff,
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The Huntington National Bank Plaintiff,
Clifford Lee, Jr., whose last known address is 901 Fountain Street, Troy, OH 45373, and the unknown heirs, devisees, legatees, executors, administrators, spouses and assigns and the unknown guardians of minor and/or incompetent heirs of Clifford Lee, Jr., all of whose residences are unknown and cannot by reasonable diligence be ascertained, will take notice that on the 1st day of November, 2011, OneWest Bank, FSB filed its Complaint in the Common Pleas Court of Miami County, Ohio in Case No. 11CV755, on the docket of the Court, and the object and demand for relief of which pleading is to foreclose the lien of plaintiff's mortgage recorded upon the following described real estate to wit:
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SHERIFF’S SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 11-870 Bank of America, NA vs. Todd C. Ellis, et al Pursuant to the command of an Order of Sale in the above name cause to me directed by the Court of Common Pleas of Miami County, Ohio, I will offer at Public Sale in the lobby of the Sheriff on April 11, 2012 at 10:00 o’clock in the a.m. the following described premises, to-wit: Situated in the City of Troy, County of Miami, and State of Ohio Parcel Number: D08-016830 Also known as: 935 McKaig Avenue, Troy, Ohio 45373 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at Fifty Nine Thousand and 00/100 ($59,000.00) Dollars and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of the appraisement. TERMS OF SALE: 10% of appraised value down time of sale and .5% of appraised value for conveyance and recording, balance within 30 days of confirmation. George J. Annos, Attorney 3/9, 3/16, 3/23-2012
SHERIFF’S SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 11-534 U.S. Bank, National Association, as Successor Trustee to Bank of America, National Association as successor by merger to LaSalle Bank National Association, as Trustee for Ownit Mortgage Loan Trust, Ownit Mortgage Loan Asset Backed Certificates, Series 2006-4 vs. Jeffrey S. Eads, et al Pursuant to the command of an Order of Sale in the above name cause to me directed by the Court of Common Pleas of Miami County, Ohio, I will offer at Public Sale in the lobby of the Sheriff on April 11, 2012 at 10:00 o’clock in the a.m. the following described premises, to-wit: Situated in the Township of Monroe, County of Miami, and State of Ohio Parcel Number: G12-049800 Also known as: 7080 Peters Road, Tipp City, Ohio 45371 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at One Hundred Fifty Nine Thousand and 00/100 ($159,000.00) Dollars and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of the appraisement. TERMS OF SALE: 10% of appraised value down time of sale and .5% of appraised value for conveyance and recording, balance within 30 days of confirmation. Stan C. Cwalinski, Attorney 3/9, 3/16, 3/23-2012
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LEGAL NOTICE IN SUIT FOR FORECLOSURE OF MORTGAGE
Property Address: 901 Fountain Street, Troy, OH 45373 and being more particularly described in plaintiff's mortgage recorded in Mortgage Book 1809, page 75, of this County Recorder's Office.
-vsChristopher K. Eisele, et al Defendants. LEGAL NOTICE IN SUIT FOR FORECLOSURE OF MORTGAGE FirstPlus Bank, whose last known address is 1732 Reynolds Avenue, Irvine, CA 92614, and the Unknown successors, assigns and surviving entities of FirstPlus Bank, all of whose residences are unknown and cannot by reasonable diligence be ascertained, will take notice that on the 4th day of January, 2012, CitiMortgage, Inc. successor by merger to CitiFinancial Mortgage Company, Inc. filed its Complaint in the Common Pleas Court of Miami County, Ohio in Case No. 12-04, on the docket of the Court, and the object and demand for relief of which pleading is to foreclose the lien of plaintiff's mortgage recorded upon the following described real estate to wit: Property Address: 20 North Hyatt Street, Tipp City, OH 45371 and being more particularly described in plaintiff's mortgage recorded in Mortgage Book 1414, page 757, of this County Recorder's Office.
-vsE. Thomas Rose aka Edward Thomas Rose, et al Defendants. LEGAL NOTICE FOR SERVICE BY PUBLICATION To: Thomas Rose aka Edward Thomas Rose and Jane Doe, unknown spouse of Thomas Rose aka Edward Thomas Rose, each of you will take notice that on the 27th day of December, 2011, Plaintiff, filed a Complaint for foreclosure in the Miami County Court of Common Pleas, being Case No. 11CV000904, alleging that there is due to the Plaintiff the sum of $50,972.41, plus interest at 7.00% per annum from June 1, 2011, plus late charges and attorney fees applicable to the terms of the Promissory Note secured by a Mortgage on the real property, which has a street address of 200 South High Street, Covington, OH 45318, being permanent parcel number Parcel Number H19-001790. Plaintiff further alleges that by reason of a default in payment of said Promissory Note, the conditions of said Mortgage have been broken and the same has become absolute. Plaintiff prays that the Defendants named above be required to answer and assert any interest in said property or be forever barred from asserting any interest therein, for foreclosure of said mortgage, marshalling of liens, and the sale of said real property, and that the proceeds of said sale be applied according to law.
The above named defendant is required to answer within twenty-eight (28) days after last publication, which shall be published once a week for three consecutive weeks, or they might be denied a hearing in this case.
The above named defendant is required to answer within twenty-eight (28) days after last publication, which shall be published once a week for three consecutive weeks, or they might be denied a hearing in this case.
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By The Associated Press Your move, Peyton. This year’s top NFL free agent heard four teams’ pitches in person. Owners squired him around the country on private jets. Politicians have weighed in. Fans are growing restless. Now Peyton Manning needs to decide what happens next. The Denver Broncos, Arizona Cardinals and Tennessee Titans are awaiting word from
Manning, and indications Thursday were that all believed they were still in the running to sign the quarterback who is the only four-time MVP in NFL history. There’s been no tangible sign of any of them dropping out of the Manning Sweepstakes though the chances of the fourth team the star QB met with, the Miami Dolphins, reportedly were less certain. ESPN and other media said
Thursday that another freeagent QB, Matt Flynn, was planning to visit the Dolphins after his trip to see the Seattle Seahawks. That might mean the Dolphins know they won’t get Manning or that team officials want to have options in case they fail to sign him. Chad Henne, who began last season as Miami’s starting QB but signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars this week, made it sound as if the Dolphins’ pursuit
of Manning was serious. Henne said Thursday he had “some talks” with the Dolphins before leaving, but added: “I think they are on the ‘Peyton Manning Street’ right now, so they are going to wait a while. In my position, there wasn’t much time to wait. I kind of wanted a new start, a fresh start, and find a team where I feel comfortable. I just want to be on a team that
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■ Girls Basketball
Buckeyes keeping control Rockets
reach final Tri-Village falls COLUMBUS (AP) — Defending champion Anna ran its winning streak to 50 by defeating Findlay Liberty-Benton 58-41 in a Division III semifinal on Thursday. The Rockets (27-0) now have the 10th longest streak in Ohio girls history. They’ll face Columbus Africentric on Saturday at 2 p.m. Anna led 39-35 after three quarters. The team worked the ball inside to 6-foot-tall Ashley Frohne and outscored the shorter Eagles 18-4 in the fourth quarter. Frohne scored 10 of her 22 points in the fourth. Erica Huber had 13 points for Anna and Natalie Billing added 12. Cait Craft, an Associated Press coplayer of the year along with Billing, had 15 points for the Eagles. Berlin Hiland 53, Tri-Village 47 McKenzie Miller had 17 points and Regina Hochstetler added 14 as Berlin Hiland will play for its fifth state title after defeating New Madison Tri-Village 53-47 in a Division IV girls state semifinal on Thursday. Kayla Linkous, the Associated Press Division IV co-player of the year, scored all 19 of her points in the second half. Each team made eight three-pointers in the game to set an all-division semifinal record for threes. Arlington 55, Mansfield 44 Amelia Recker had four of her 24 points to spark a second-half surge that carried Arlington to a 55-44 victory against Mansfield St. Peter’s in a Division IV girls state semifinal at Value City Arena on Thursday. Africentric 57, Smithville 37 Kiyanna Black showed at a critical time why she is the Associated Press Division III co-player of the year. Black helped lead Columbus Africentric to a 57-37 girls state semifinal win against Smithville on Thursday. Black had 16 points and was at her best late in the second quarter AP PHOTO when Smithville (26-1) cut a 10Ohio State’s Aaron Craft (4) gets control of the ball in front of Loyola of Maryland’s Justin Drummond point deficit in half. She responded (2) in the first half of an NCAA tournament second-round game on Thursday in Pittsburgh. The sec- with a three-pointer, a jumper in ond-seeded Buckeyes held a 42-31 lead over the No. 15 Greyhounds at time of press. To find out who the lane and a running bank shot won, go to www.troydailynews.com and look in the “Top Sports” section. to carry the Nubians to 27-19 at halftime.
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No. 12 VCU scores upset
No. 1 Syracuse avoids historic upset
Bradford Burgess hit a key 3-pointer with 1:33 left and Shaka Smart coached VCU to another tournament surprise, holding off Wichita State 62-59 in the South Regional on Thursday. The 12th-seeded Rams (29-6) led by as many as 13 in the second half, but the Shockers closed to 54-53 on Garrett Stutz’s layup with 5:39 left. See Page 18.
Indians win, Reds fall in exhibitions Justin Masterson pitched four hitless innings and the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago White Sox 12-3 Thursday. Meanwhile, Reds right-hander Johnny Cueto worked four innings in his third spring appearance and allowed four hits and one earned run in a 3-1 loss to the Los Angeles Angels. See Page 20.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Syracuse was missing its starting center. North CarolinaAsheville thought the Orange got help from three men in striped shirts. With Syracuse facing the kind of NCAA tournament history no team wants to make, the topseeded Orange rallied for a 72-65 victory Thursday in the second round of the East Regional. Two calls by the officials had the sellout crowd of 18,927 at Consol Energy Center except for those wearing orange booing throughout the final minute but it didn’t matter. Syracuse made it 109-0 for No. 1 seeds against No. 16s since the NCAA went to a field of 64 in 1985. “I don’t think luck had any-
thing to do with this game today,” Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim said, “and I think the better team won.” The Orange were staring at NCAA tournament history. A No. 1 seed has never lost to a No. 16 seed, and they were trailing North Carolina-Asheville with just over 6 minutes to play. “We gave it everything we had. We battled the best that we could,” Asheville coach Eddie Biedenbach said. “These guys are great. They deserved a better fate than they had today.” Syracuse, which won the national championship in 2003, had already made negative history in the tournament, becoming the first No. 2 seed to lose to
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Syracuse’s Rakeem Christmas (25) swats at the ball on a shot by UNCAsheville’s Jeremy Atkinson (15) during the second half of an NCAA tournament second-round game on Thursday in Pittsburgh. Syracuse narrowly avoided becoming the first No. 1 seed to be upset by a No. 16 seed with its 72-65 victory. AP PHOTO
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■ East Region
Syracuse ■ CONTINUED FROM 17 a 15 when it fell 73-69 to Richmond in 1991. The Orange managed to avoid adding another black mark by holding Asheville to one field goal over the final minute while they went 6 of 7 from the free throw line. Syracuse was playing without 7-foot center Fab Melo, who was declared ineligible for academic reasons by the school and will miss the tournament. “The fact that this game was close had nothing nothing to do with the center position,” Boeheim said. Syracuse (32-2) will play eighth-seeded
Kansas State in the third round on Saturday. The Wildcats beat Southern Mississippi 70-64. The Bulldogs (24-10), who talked Wednesday about pulling off the upset, were led by J.P. Primm’s 18 points. They led 34-30 at halftime the third 16 to do that but the Orange took the lead for good with 6:17 left on a turnaround jumper by reserve James Southerland, who had 15 points and a season-high eight rebounds. “James has to continue to make the shots and I think he will,” Syracuse guard Scoop Jardine said. “I’m happy for him
because he’s a big part of our offense and today he showed it.” Southerland, who scored 13 points in the second half, had three of the Orange’s five 3-pointers. “James came in, gave us a huge lift off the bench,” Boeheim said of the 6-foot-8 junior. The Bulldogs got within three points three times in the final 1:04 but could get no closer as Syracuse made its free throws and the officials made a couple of controversial calls. The first call that caused the crowd to react was a lane violation with
1:20 left. Jardine missed the front end of a 1-and-1 but Primm was called for passing the head of the key before Jardine let the shot go. Jardine got to shoot the front end again, made it, and made the second for a 64-58 lead. “They gave me a second chance to make the shot and I made it,” Jardine said. “I got myself into a rhythm. I made every free throw from there on out because I do what I practice and believed in myself at that time and made the shots for us.” Primm said: “They showed it on the replay, I think the crowd let him know that it wasn’t the
■ South Region
right call. … Like I said, when it gets crunch time like that, like I say, everyone is human.” With 35 seconds left and the Orange leading 66-63, the ball appeared to go out of bounds off Syracuse’s Brandon Triche but the officials pointed the other way and gave it to the Orange. Jardine made two free throws a second later. Coordinator of Officiating John Adams said he would have given the ball to UNC Asheville on the inbounds play. “The out of bounds is not reviewable and it is not a play we would discuss,” official Ed Corbett
told a pool reporter. “I’m not going to comment further because it is a judgment call. It was a clear (lane) violation. The player released early, before the ball hit the rim. We’ve since watched the replay 20 times and it was the right call.” Boeheim had his own take on the play with Triche. “First of all, all the noise about the ball going out of bounds, I mean, Triche got pushed. That’s why it went out of bounds,” he said. “Maybe they missed the out of bounds, they missed the foul call. Those things equal out.”
■ East Region
A taste of madness No. 12 VCU scores lone upset early, knocks off Wichita St. PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Bradford Burgess hit a key 3-pointer with 1:33 left and Shaka Smart coached VCU to another tournament surprise, holding off Wichita State 62-59 in the South Regional on Thursday. The 12th-seeded Rams (29-6) led by as many as 13 in the second half, but the Shockers closed to 54-53 on Garrett Stutz’s layup with 5:39 left. Troy Daniels hit a 3-pointer for the Rams, and Joe Ragland answered with his own for Wichita State. Toure Murry made a 3 that gave Wichita State the lead, but Burgess came back with his big shot to give the Rams a 60-59 edge. Darius Theus’ runner from about six feet provided the final margin. Stutz’s long jumper just before the buzzer was off for fifth-seeded Wichita State (26-6). Ragland finished with 15 points after getting off to a slow start. Burgess finished with 16 points, and Theus and Daniels had 10 points apiece for the Rams, who beat Georgetown, Purdue, Florida State and Kansas in the tournament last year, becoming just the third No. 11 seed to reach the Final Four. The run ended when they lost to Butler in Houston. Virginia Commonwealth (29-8) earned a second straight tournament berth by edging Drexel 59-56 in the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament this season. Wichita State was ranked No. 18 in the final The Associated Press poll. The Shockers won the regular-season title in the Missouri Valley Conference, but lost to Illinois State in the semifinals of the conference tournament. It was the first NCAA tournament appearance for Wichita State since 2006, when it advanced to the regional semifinals. There were lots of missed shots on both sides early, but Rob Brandenberg hit a 3pointer to put VCU in front 17-13 midway through the first half. Wichita State put together an 11-0 run to make it 2421 with 5:27 left. Carl Hall capped the surge with a layup. Treveon Graham broke
Wisconsin’s Josh Gasser (21) and Jordan Taylor (11) pressure Montana’s Derek Selvig into a turnover during the second half of an NCAA tournament secondround game Thursday in Albuquerque, N.M.
Badgers snap Grizzlies’ streak
Virginia Commenwealth’s Bradford Burgess (20) shoots against Wichita State’s Ben Smith during the first half of an NCAA tournament second-round game in Portland, Ore. Thursday. the VCU scoring drought with a jumper and Burgess added a 3-pointer, sparking a 13-1 run that lifted the Rams to a 34-25 lead at the break. Burgess scored 13 points during a dominating first half. Virginia Commonwealth stretched the lead to 41-29 after Brandenberg’s layup. His jumper a short time later gave the Rams a 46-33 lead, but Ben Smith had a layup before David Kyles scored five quick points to trim VCU’s lead to 46-40. Kentucky 81, W. Kentucky 66 LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Terrence Jones had 22 points and 10 rebounds, Doron Lamb scored 16 and
top-seeded Kentucky began its quest for an eighth national title with a staggering display of athleticism in an 81-66 victory over Western Kentucky on Thursday night. On a day when Syracuse nearly became the first No. 1 seed ever to lose to a 16, the Wildcats (33-2) are clearly relishing their growing role as favorites. Freshman and player of the year candidate Anthony Davis added 16 points, nine rebounds and seven blocks for Kentucky, which was never seriously threatened. Baylor 68, S. Dakota St. 60 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Pierre Jackson scored 18 points and Baylor held off
14th-seeded South Dakota State 68-60 Thursday night in the second round of the NCAA tournament. The third-seeded Bears (28-7) fell behind by 12 in the first half before taking a 36-28 halftime lead that they never relinquished. But it was a nail-biter. Making their first trip to the NCAA tournament, the Jackrabbits (27-8) misfired on a 3-pointer with 25 seconds left that would have made it one-point game. Then, the Bears iced it at the line. Connecticut vs. Iowa State, Indiana vs. New Mexico State and UNLV vs. Colorado were not complete at time of press.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Ryan Evans scored 18 points and Jordan Taylor added 17 points and six assists for No. 4 Wisconsin, which ended No. 13 Montana’s schoolrecord 14-game winning streak with a 73-49 victory. The Badgers (25-9) improved to 10-1 in NCAA tournament openers under Bo Ryan, the winningest coach in the program’s history. Art Steward’s 18 points led the Grizzles (25-7), who were familiar with the Badgers’ style because one of their assistants, Freddie Owens, played at Wisconsin from 2001-04. Still, his inside information couldn’t help the Grizzlies pull off the upset. Kansas State. 70, Southern Miss 64 PITTSBURGH — Rodney McGruder scored 30 points and Jordan Henriquez added 15 points, nine rebounds and six blocks to lead Kansas State over Southern Mississippi. The Wildcats (22-10) advanced past their opening tournament game for the third straight year. Neil Watson led Southern Miss (25-9) with
16 points, LaShay Page had 15 and Kentucky transfer Darnell Dodson scored all 14 of his points in the second half. But the Golden Eagles let a chance to win their first-ever tournament game slip away in the final minutes. Vanderbilt 79, Harvard 70 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — John Jenkins made all six of his free throws down the stretch and finished with 27 points to help Vanderbilt hold off Harvard in a game billed as “The Brain Bowl.” Brad Tinsley scored 16 for the Commodores (2510), who followed last weekend’s stunner over top-ranked Kentucky with a win over a school many consider to be a No. 1 in the classroom, that is. Gonzaga 77, West Virginia 54 PITTSBURGH — Robert Sacre and Gary Bell Jr. scored 14 points apiece as Gonzaga routed West Virginia. Kevin Pangos added 13 points and five assists for the seventh-seeded Bulldogs (26-6), who will play Ohio State or Loyola (Md.) in the third round on Saturday.
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Siva helps No. 4 Louisville wear out Davidson PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Louisville point guard Peyton Siva did his best Steve Nash impersonation against Davidson. Siva had 17 points and six assists, many times driving inside and then pulling back out to the perimeter a la the two-time NBA MVP, and the fourthseeded Cardinals moved on in the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2009 with a 69-62 victory over Davidson on Thursday. The idea behind Siva’s tactic was to help tire out the Wildcats and their uptempo offense, and it
worked. “We said one of the greatest things Steve Nash does off the pick and roll, if he probes the lane and he decides he doesn’t have anything, he just dribbles it back out and takes a different angle of the screen,” Louisville coach Rick Pitino said. “I think that helped Peyton, watching Steve Nash do it.” After getting ousted in their opening game the past two seasons, Pitino and the Cardinals (27-9) advanced to the third round of the West Regional. Louisville, com-
ing off a surprising run to the Big East tournament title, is making its sixth straight appearance in the NCAAs. Davidson (25-8) couldn’t quite get a read on Siva and it wore out the Wildcats. “Our guys defended ball screens three, four or five times during a possession,” veteran coach Bob McKillup said. “I don’t know if you’ve ever defended a ball screen before, but when you do, you better move your legs, and that is wearing and tearing on their legs.”
Murray State 58, Colorado State 41 LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Isaiah Canaan scored 15 points in Murray State’s return to the NCAA tournament after a two-year wait, and Donte Poole added 13 to lead the Racers to a 5841 victory over Colorado State on Thursday in the second round. Canaan mishandled the ball in the closing seconds of a two-point loss to Butler in 2010 as a freshman. He’s the leader of this group now, and Murray State (311) expects a long run in this tournament as the mid-
major darlings. Marquette 88, BYU 68 LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Jae Crowder finished with 25 points and 16 rebounds, Darius Johnson-Odom had 12 of his 20 points in the second half and Marquette withstood another furious BYU rally for an 88-68 Thursday. Brandon Davies had 19 points and 12 rebounds for the 14th-seeded Cougars (26-9), who looked for a brief while as if they might have a chance to top their historic comeback in the First Four on Tuesday night. After trailing by as many as 19 in
the first half, BYU got within 52-46 with 15:28 left. But the Golden Eagles (28-5) were simply too big and too strong. New Mexico 75, Long Beach St. 68 PORTLAND, Ore. — Kendall Williams scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half and bottled up Long Beach State star Casper Ware defensively to help fifth-seeded New Mexico hold on for a 75-68 victory in the West Regional on Thursday. Drew Gordon added 18 points and 13 rebounds for the Lobos.
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W L Pct Los Angeles 7 3 .700 Miami 7 3 .700 San Francisco 8 4 .667 Houston 7 5 .583 Colorado 7 6 .538 Milwaukee 6 6 .500 St. Louis 5 5 .500 6 7 .462 Chicago Philadelphia 6 7 .462 5 6 .455 Washington 6 8 .429 San Diego 5 7 .417 Pittsburgh 5 9 .357 Cincinnati 4 9 .308 Arizona 3 8 .273 New York 2 11 .154 Atlanta NOTE: Split-squad games count in the standings; games against non-major league teams do not. Wednesday's Games Pittsburgh 11, Baltimore 5 Detroit 7, N.Y. Mets 6, 10 innings Miami 4, Tampa Bay 2 Houston 4, St. Louis 3 Toronto 7, N.Y.Yankees 5 Minnesota 6, Philadelphia 4 Milwaukee 10, Chicago Cubs 2 Chicago White Sox 9, L.A. Angels 7 Colorado (ss) 6, Texas 1 San Diego 9, Cincinnati 4 San Francisco 2, Cleveland 2, tie, 10 innings San Diego 8, Arizona (ss) 0 Atlanta 6, Washington 5 L.A. Dodgers 9, Cincinnati 1 Seattle 6, Kansas City 2 Colorado (ss) 7, Arizona (ss) 4 Thursday's Games Tampa Bay 6, Philadelphia (ss) 6, tie Miami 3, N.Y. Mets 1 Philadelphia (ss) 6, Atlanta 4 N.Y.Yankees 8, Washington 5 Detroit 4, Baltimore 2 Toronto 6, Houston 3 Pittsburgh 17, Minnesota 6 St. Louis 9, Boston 6 L.A. Angels 3, Cincinnati 1 Kansas City 8, L.A. Dodgers 5 Oakland 11, Texas 7 Cleveland 12, Chicago White Sox 3 Milwaukee 6, San Diego 4 Arizona 12, Chicago Cubs (ss) 2 Colorado 7, Chicago Cubs (ss) 5 San Francisco vs. Seattle at Peoria, Ariz., 10:05 p.m. Friday's Games Washington vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Philadelphia vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Miami vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Baltimore vs. Minnesota (ss) at Fort Myers, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Tampa Bay vs. Toronto at Dunedin, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Detroit vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, Fla., 1:10 p.m. Texas vs. L.A. Dodgers at Glendale, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. San Francisco vs. Chicago Cubs at Mesa, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Cleveland vs. L.A. Angels (ss) at Tempe, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Seattle (ss) vs. Milwaukee (ss) at Tucson, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Milwaukee (ss) vs. Kansas City at Surprise, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. L.A. Angels (ss) vs. San Diego at Peoria, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox vs. Arizona at Scottsdale, Ariz., 4:10 p.m. Houston vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, Fla., 6:05 p.m. Minnesota (ss) vs. Boston at Fort Myers, Fla., 7:05 p.m. Colorado vs. Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 10:05 p.m. Seattle (ss) vs. Oakland at Phoenix, 10:05 p.m. Saturday's Games Tampa Bay vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Houston vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Toronto (ss) vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Toronto (ss) vs. Atlanta (ss) at Kissimmee, Fla., 1:05 p.m. St. Louis vs. Detroit at Lakeland, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Boston (ss) vs. Baltimore (ss) at Sarasota, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Miami (ss) vs. Washington at Viera, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Minnesota vs. Miami (ss) at Jupiter, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Atlanta (ss) vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, Fla., 1:10 p.m. Baltimore (ss) vs. Boston (ss) at Fort Myers, Fla., 1:35 p.m. Seattle vs. Chicago White Sox at Glendale, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Arizona vs. Texas (ss) at Surprise, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Oakland (ss) vs. San Francisco (ss) at Scottsdale, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Texas (ss) vs. Chicago Cubs (ss) at Las Vegas, Nev., 4:05 p.m. Cincinnati vs. Cleveland at Goodyear, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Milwaukee vs. L.A. Angels at Tempe, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs (ss) vs. Oakland (ss) at Phoenix, 4:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (ss) vs. Colorado at Scottsdale, Ariz., 4:10 p.m. Kansas City vs. San Diego at Peoria, Ariz., 10:05 p.m. San Francisco (ss) vs. L.A. Dodgers (ss) at Glendale, Ariz., 10:05 p.m.
AUTO RACING Nascar Sprint Cup Top 12 in Points: 1, Greg Biffle ................................125 2, Kevin Harvick............................115 3, Denny Hamlin ..........................113 4, Dale Earnhardt Jr. ...................107 5, Matt Kenseth ............................102 6, Carl Edwards............................102 7, Tony Stewart.............................100 8, Martin Truex Jr............................98 9, Joey Logano ..............................98 10, Mark Martin ..............................97 NASCAR Driver Rating Formula A maximum of 150 points can be attained in a race.
The formula combines the following categories: Wins, Finishes, Top-15 Finishes, Average Running Position While on Lead Lap, Average Speed Under Green, Fastest Lap, Led Most Laps, Lead-Lap Finish.
BASKETBALL National Basketball Association All Times EST EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Philadelphia 25 18 .581 — 23 19 .548 1½ Boston 19 24 .442 6 New York 15 29 .341 10½ New Jersey Toronto 14 29 .326 11 Southeast Division Pct GB W L 31 11 .738 — Miami 28 16 .636 4 Orlando Atlanta 24 19 .558 7½ Washington 10 32 .238 21 6 36 .143 25 Charlotte Central Division Pct GB W L Chicago 36 9 .800 — Indiana 25 16 .610 9 Milwaukee 19 24 .442 16 16 25 .390 18 Cleveland 16 27 .372 19 Detroit WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct GB 28 13 .683 — San Antonio 24 17 .585 4 Memphis 25 20 .556 5 Dallas Houston 24 20 .545 5½ New Orleans 10 34 .227 19½ Northwest Division Pct GB W L Oklahoma City 32 10 .762 — Denver 24 19 .558 8½ Minnesota 22 21 .512 10½ Utah 20 22 .476 12 20 23 .465 12½ Portland Pacific Division W L Pct GB L.A. Lakers 27 16 .628 — L.A. Clippers 24 17 .585 2 20 22 .476 6½ Phoenix 18 22 .450 7½ Golden State Sacramento 14 29 .326 13 Wednesday's Games Indiana 111, Philadelphia 94 New Jersey 98, Toronto 84 New York 121, Portland 79 Houston 107, Charlotte 87 L.A. Lakers 107, New Orleans 101, OT Milwaukee 115, Cleveland 105 San Antonio 122, Orlando 111 Chicago 106, Miami 102 Detroit 124, Sacramento 112 Boston 105, Golden State 103 L.A. Clippers 96, Atlanta 82 Phoenix 120, Utah 111 Thursday's Games Washington 99, New Orleans 89 Dallas 101, Charlotte 96 Oklahoma City at Denver, 9 p.m. Minnesota at Utah, 9 p.m. Phoenix at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. Friday's Games New Jersey at Orlando, 7 p.m. Miami at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Washington at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Indiana at New York, 7:30 p.m. Portland at Chicago, 8 p.m. Toronto at Memphis, 8 p.m. San Antonio at Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m. Boston at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Detroit at Phoenix, 10 p.m. Milwaukee at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Minnesota at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. Saturday's Games Houston at L.A. Clippers, 3:30 p.m. Toronto at Charlotte, 7 p.m. New York at Indiana, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at Chicago, 8 p.m. New Orleans at New Jersey, 8 p.m. Boston at Denver, 9 p.m. Golden State at Utah, 9 p.m. San Antonio at Dallas, 9 p.m. NCAA Tournament Glance All Times EDT FIRST ROUND At UD Arena Dayton, Ohio Tuesday, March 13 Western Kentucky 59, MVSU 58 BYU 78, Iona 72 Wednesday, March 14 Vermont 71, Lamar 59 South Florida 65, California 54 EAST REGIONAL Second Round Thursday, March 15 At The CONSOL Energy Center Pittsburgh Kansas State 70, Southern Mississippi 64 Syracuse 72, UNC Asheville 65 Gonzaga 77, West Virginia 54 Ohio State (27-7) vs. Loyola (Md.) (24-8), 30 minutes following At The Pit Albuquerque, N.M. Wisconsin 73, Montana 49 Vanderbilt 79, Harvard 70 Friday, March 16 At Bridgestone Arena Nashville, Tenn. Cincinnati (24-10) vs. Texas (20-13), 12:15 p.m. Florida State (24-9) vs. St. Bonaventure (20-11), 30 minutes following Third Round Saturday, March 17 At The CONSOL Energy Center Pittsburgh Syracuse (32-2) vs. Kansas State (22-10), TBA Ohio State-Loyola (Md.) winner vs. Gonzaga (26-6), TBA At The Pit Albuquerque, N.M. Wisconsin (25-9) vs. Vanderbilt (2510), TBA Sunday, March 18 At Bridgestone Arena Nashville, Tenn. Florida State-St. Bonaventure winner vs. Cincinnati-Texas winner, TBA Regional Semifinals At TD Garden Boston Thursday, March 22 Syracuse-Kansas State winner vs. Wisconsin-Vanderbilt winner Ohio State-Loyola (Md.)-Gonzaga winner vs. Florida State-St. Bonaventure_Cincinnati-Texas winner Regional Championship Saturday, March 24 Semifinal winners SOUTH REGIONAL Second Round Thursday, March 15 At The KFC Yum! Center Louisville, Ky. Kentucky 81, Western Kentucky 66 Iowa State (22-10) vs. UConn (2013), 30 minutes following At The Pit
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SPORTS ON TV TODAY AUTO RACING 10:30 a.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Nationwide Series, practice for Ford EcoBoost 300, at Bristol, Tenn. Noon SPEED — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for Food City 500, at Bristol, Tenn. 2 p.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Nationwide Series, final practice for Ford EcoBoost 300, at Bristol, Tenn. 3:30 p.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, pole qualifying for Food City 500, at Bristol, Tenn. 2 a.m. SPEED — Formula One, qualifying for Australian Grand Prix, at Melbourne, Australia BOXING 9 p.m. ESPN2 — Junior welterweights, Kendall Holt (27-50) vs. Tim Coleman (19-2-1), at Cabazon, Calif. 11 p.m. SHO — Lightweights, Omar Figueroa (14-0-0) vs. Ramon Ayala (23-2-0); super bantamweights, Randy Caballero (13-0-0) vs. Jose Luis Araiza (29-5-0), at Indio, Calif. EXTREME SPORTS Noon ESPN2 — Winter X Games, snowboard slopestyle women's and men's finals, at Tignes, France (same-day tape) GOLF 10:30 a.m. TGC — European PGA Tour, Open de Andalucia, second round, at Marbella, Spain 3 p.m. TGC — PGA Tour, Transitions Championship, second round, at Palm Harbor, Fla. 6:30 p.m. TGC — LPGA, Founders Cup, second round, at Phoenix 8:30 p.m. TGC — Champions Tour, Toshiba Classic, first round, at Newport Beach, Calif. (same-day tape) MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL Noon CBS — NCAA Division I tournament, second round, doubleheader, Cincinnati vs. Texas and Florida St. vs. St. Bonaventure, at Nashville, Tenn. 12:30 p.m. TRUTV — NCAA Division I tournament, second round, doubleheader, San Diego St. vs. NC State and Georgetown vs. Belmont, at Columbus, Ohio. 1:30 p.m. TBS — NCAA Division I tournament, second round, quadrupleheader, Creighton vs. Alabama; North Carolina vs. Vermont at Greensboro, N.C; Memphis vs. Saint Louis and Michigan St. vs. LIU, at Columbus, Ohio 2 p.m. TNT — NCAA Division I tournament, second round, quadrupleheader, Florida vs. Virginia and Missouri vs. Norfolk St., at Omaha, Neb.; Michigan vs. Ohio and Temple vs. South Florida, at Nashville, Tenn. 7 p.m. CBS — NCAA Division I tournament, second round, doubleheader, Duke vs. Lehigh and Notre Dame vs. Xavier, at Greensboro, N.C. 7:15 p.m. TRUTV — NCAA Division I tournament, second round, doubleheader, Saint Mary's (Cal) vs. Purdue and Kansas vs. Detroit, at Omaha, Neb. MEN'S COLLEGE HOCKEY 5 p.m. NBCSN — Hockey East Tournament, semifinal, teams TBD, at Boston 8 p.m. NBCSN — Hockey East Tournament, semifinal, teams TBD, at Boston NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — Miami at Philadelphia 9:30 p.m. ESPN — San Antonio at Oklahoma City TENNIS 4 p.m. ESPN2 — ATP World Tour/WTA, BNP Paribas Open, men's quarterfinal, at Indian Wells, Calif. 11 p.m. ESPN2 — ATP World Tour/WTA, BNP Paribas Open, women's semifinal, at Indian Wells, Calif. Albuquerque, N.M. Baylor 68, South Dakota State 60 UNLV (26-8) vs. Colorado (23-11), 30 minutes following At The Rose Garden Portland, Ore. VCU 62, Wichita State 59 Indiana (25-8) vs. New Mexico State (26-9), 30 minutes following Friday, March 16 At Greensboro Coliseum Greensboro, N.C. Duke (27-6) vs. Lehigh (26-7), 7:15 p.m. Notre Dame (22-11) vs. Xavier (2112), 30 minutes following Third Round Saturday, March 17 At The KFC Yum! Center Louisville, Ky. Kentucky (33-2) vs. Iowa StateUConn winner, TBA At The Pit Albuquerque, N.M. Baylor (28-7) vs. UNLV-Colorado winner, TBA At The Rose Garden Portland, Ore. Indiana-New Mexico State winner vs. VCU (29-6), TBA Sunday, March 18 At Greensboro Coliseum Greensboro, N.C. Duke-Lehigh winner vs. Notre DameXavier winner, TBA Regional Semifinals At The Georgia Dome Atlanta Friday, March 23 Kentucky_Iowa State-UConn winner vs. Indiana-New Mexico State-VCU winner Baylor-UNLV-Colorado winner vs. Duke-Lehigh_Notre Dame-Xavier winner Regional Championship Sunday, March 25 Semifinal winners MIDWEST REGIONAL Second Round Friday, March 16 At Greensboro Coliseum Greensboro, N.C. Creighton (28-5) vs. Alabama (2111), 1:40 p.m. North Carolina (29-5) vs. Vermont (24-11), 30 minutes following At Nationwide Arena Columbus, Ohio San Diego State (26-7) vs. N.C. State (22-12), 12:40 p.m. Georgetown (23-8) vs. Belmont (277), 30 minutes following At Bridgestone Arena Nashville, Tenn. Michigan (24-9) vs. Ohio (27-7), 7:20 p.m. Temple (24-7) vs. South Florida (2113), 30 minutes following At CenturyLink Center Omaha, Neb. Saint Mary's (Calif.) (27-5) vs. Purdue (21-12), 7:27 p.m. Kansas (27-6) vs. Detroit (22-13), 30 minutes following Third Round Sunday, March 18
At Greensboro Coliseum Greensboro, N.C. North Carolina-Vermont winner vs. Creighton-Alabama winner, TBA At Nationwide Arena Columbus, Ohio Georgetown-Belmont winner vs. San Diego State-N.C. State winner, TBA At Bridgestone Arena Nashville, Tenn. Michigan-Ohio winner vs. TempleSouth Florida winner, TBA At CenturyLink Center Omaha, Neb. Kansas-Detroit winner vs. Saint Mary's (Calif.)-Purdue winner, TBA Regional Semifinals At Edward Jones Dome St. Louis Friday, March 23 North Carolina_Vermont_CreightonAlabama winner vs. MichiganOhio_Temple-South Florida winner Georgetown-Belmont_San Diego State-N.C. State winner vs. KansasDetroit_Saint Mary's (Calif.)-Purdue winner Regional Championship Sunday, March 25 Semifinal winners WEST REGIONAL Second Round Thursday, March 15 At The KFC Yum! Center Louisville, Ky. Murray State 58, Colorado State 41 Marquette 88, BYU 68 At The Rose Garden Portland, Ore. Louisville 69, Davidson 62 New Mexico 75, Long Beach State 68 Friday, March 16 At Nationwide Arena Columbus, Ohio Memphis (26-8) vs. Saint Louis (257), 6:50 p.m. Michigan State (27-7) vs. LIU (25-8), 30 minutes following At CenturyLink Center Omaha, Neb. Florida (23-10) vs. Virginia (22-9), 2:10 p.m. Missouri (30-4) vs. Norfolk State (259), 30 minutes following Third Round Saturday, March 17 At The KFC Yum! Center Louisville, Ky. Marquette (26-7) vs. Murray State (31-1), TBA At The Rose Garden Portland, Ore. Louisville (27-9) vs. New Mexico (286), TBA Sunday, March 18 At Nationwide Arena Columbus, Ohio Michigan State-LIU winner vs. Memphis-Saint Louis winner, TBA At CenturyLink Center Omaha, Neb. Missouri-Norfolk State winner vs. Florida-Virginia winner, TBA Regional Semifinals Thursday, March 22 At US Airways Center
Friday, March 16, 2012 Phoenix Michigan State-LIU_Memphis-Saint Louis winner vs. Louisville-New Mexico winner Marquette-Murray State winner vs. Missouri-Norfolk State_Florida-Virginia winner Regional Championship Saturday, March 24 Semifinal winners FINAL FOUR At The Superdome New Orleans National Semifinals Saturday, March 31 East champion vs. Midwest champion South champion vs. West champion National Championship Monday, April 2 Semifinal winners National Invitation Tournament Glance All Times EDT First Round UMass 101, Mississippi State 96, 2OT Seton Hall 63, Stony Brook 61 Iowa 84, Dayton 75 Tennessee 65, Savannah State 51 Northwestern 76, Akron 74 Middle Tennessee 86, Marshall 78 Oregon 96, LSU 76 Washington 82, Texas-Arlington 72 Stanford 76, Cleveland State 65 Wednesday, March 14 Minnesota 70, La Salle 61 Drexel 81, UCF 56 Northern Iowa 67, Saint Joseph's 65 Miami 66, Valparaiso 50 Bucknell 65, Arizona 54 Nevada 68, Oral Roberts 59 Illinois State 96, Mississippi 93, OT Second Round Friday, March 16 Northwestern (19-13) at Washington (22-10), 10 p.m. Saturday, March 17 UMass (22-10) at Seton Hall (21-12), 11 a.m. Sunday, March 18 Northern Iowa (20-13) at Drexel (286), 11 a.m. Bucknell (25-9) at Nevada (27-6), 3 p.m. Iowa (18-16) at Oregon (23-9), 5 p.m. Monday, March 19 Middle Tennessee (26-6) at Tennessee (19-14), 7 p.m. Minnesota (20-14) at Miami (20-12), 9 p.m. Stanford (22-11) vs. Illinois State (2113), 11:30 p.m. Quarterfinals March 20-21 Washington-Northwestern winner vs. Oregon-Iowa winner Tennessee-Middle Tennessee winner vs. Minnesota-Miami winner UMass-Seton Hall winner vs. DrexelNorthern Iowa winner winner vs. Bucknell-Nevada Stanford-Illinois State- winner Thursday's Scores Boys Basketball Division I Medina 46, Elyria 41, OT Pickerington Cent. 60, Powell Olentangy Liberty 58 Division II Akr. SVSM 64, Akr. East 59 Cin. Taft 76, Day. Thurgood Marshall 67 Day. Dunbar 52, Cols. Eastmoor 35 Elida 77, Cle. Benedictine 72, OT Mentor Lake Cath. 68, Struthers 39 New Philadelphia 50, Waverly 48 Sandusky Perkins 67, Cols. Brookhaven 61 St. Clairsville 59, Chillicothe 52 Thursday's Scores Girls Basketball Division III State Tournament Semifinal Anna 58, Findlay Liberty-Benton 41 Cols. Africentric 57, Smithville 37 Division IV State Tournament Semifinal Arlington 55, Mansfield St. Peter's 44 Berlin Hiland 53, New Madison TriVillage 47
HOCKEY National Hockey League All Times EST EASTERN CONFERENCE GP W L OT Pts GF GA N.Y. Rangers 70 44 19 7 95194155 Pittsburgh 69 43 21 5 91224175 Philadelphia 70 41 22 7 89226199 New Jersey 71 41 25 5 87196182 N.Y. Islanders71 28 32 11 67166214 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA 70 40 27 3 83225176 Boston Ottawa 71 36 25 10 82218209 Buffalo 71 33 29 9 75178201 Toronto 71 31 32 8 70205218 Montreal 71 28 32 11 67188198 Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Florida 70 34 23 13 81177195 Washington 70 36 28 6 78189197 Winnipeg 70 33 29 8 74186197 Tampa Bay 70 32 31 7 71198237 Carolina 71 27 29 15 69185211 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA St. Louis 72 45 19 8 98186141 Detroit 71 44 24 3 91219171 Nashville 69 41 21 7 89200179 Chicago 71 38 25 8 84213209 Columbus 70 22 41 7 51161226 Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Vancouver 70 42 20 8 92219177 Colorado 73 38 30 5 81191194 Calgary 70 33 25 12 78176193 Minnesota 70 29 31 10 68150194 Edmonton 70 27 36 7 61185209 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Dallas 71 39 27 5 83188188 Phoenix 71 35 25 11 81187182 San Jose 69 34 25 10 78189178 Los Angeles 70 33 25 12 78159154 Anaheim 71 30 30 11 71177196 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Wednesday's Games Colorado 5, Buffalo 4, SO Montreal 3, Ottawa 2, SO Winnipeg 5, Dallas 2 Edmonton 3, Columbus 0 Phoenix 5, Vancouver 4 Anaheim 4, Detroit 0 Thursday's Games New Jersey 1, Colorado 0, SO Philadelphia 3, N.Y. Islanders 2 Pittsburgh 5, N.Y. Rangers 2 Carolina 2, St. Louis 0 Toronto 3, Tampa Bay 1 Florida 6, Boston 2 Phoenix at Calgary, 9 p.m. Nashville at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. Friday's Games Montreal at Ottawa, 7 p.m. Washington at Winnipeg, 8:30 p.m.
Chicago at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Calgary at Edmonton, 9:30 p.m. Los Angeles at Anaheim, 10 p.m. Saturday's Games Philadelphia at Boston, 1 p.m. Pittsburgh at New Jersey, 1 p.m. Carolina at Minnesota, 2 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Montreal, 7 p.m. Toronto at Ottawa, 7 p.m. Colorado at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. St. Louis at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m. Buffalo at Florida, 7:30 p.m. Columbus at Vancouver, 10 p.m. Nashville at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m. Detroit at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.
GOLF Transitions Championship Scores Thursday At Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club, Copperhead Course Palm Harbor, Fla. Purse: $5.5 million Yardage: 7,340; Par 71 (36-35) First Round Padraig Harrington...............31-30—61 Will Claxton...........................33-31—64 Cameron Tringale.................33-33—66 John Senden........................32-34—66 Kenny Perry..........................34-32—66 Jason Dufner........................33-33—66 William McGirt......................34-32—66 Jason Bohn ..........................32-34—66 Jim Furyk..............................33-33—66 Brendon de Jonge ...............35-32—67 Stewart Cink.........................34-33—67 David Toms...........................34-33—67 Joe Ogilvie............................34-33—67 Chris Couch .........................34-33—67 Justin Rose...........................34-33—67 Luke Donald .........................33-34—67 George McNeill ....................33-34—67 Robert Garrigus ...................35-32—67 Bryce Molder........................37-30—67 Jeff Overton..........................34-34—68 Kevin Streelman...................34-34—68 Chez Reavie.........................35-33—68 Sergio Garcia .......................34-34—68 Bill Lunde..............................34-34—68 Rory Sabbatini......................36-32—68 Michael Thompson...............33-35—68 Ken Duke..............................34-34—68 Sunghoon Kang...................35-33—68 Webb Simpson.....................36-32—68 Gary Woodland ....................35-33—68 Bud Cauley...........................36-32—68 Brian Davis ...........................35-34—69 Heath Slocum.......................35-34—69 Jason Day.............................34-35—69 D.A. Points ............................34-35—69 Brandt Snedeker..................34-35—69 Jerry Kelly.............................35-34—69 Retief Goosen ......................34-35—69 Scott Piercy ..........................38-31—69 Robert Allenby......................34-35—69 Jesper Parnevik....................35-34—69 Sang-Moon Bae...................35-34—69 John Daly..............................36-33—69 Kevin Chappell .....................35-34—69 Nick Watney..........................35-34—69 Cameron Beckman..............37-32—69 Charley Hoffman..................35-34—69 Justin Leonard......................36-33—69 Bo Van Pelt ...........................36-34—70 Andres Romero....................36-34—70 Troy Matteson.......................36-34—70 Tom Pernice Jr......................36-34—70 Peter Hanson .......................35-35—70 Paul Casey ...........................34-36—70 Ernie Els ...............................35-35—70 Carl Pettersson.....................37-33—70 Lucas Glover ........................36-34—70 J.J. Henry..............................35-35—70 Charlie Wi .............................37-33—70 Greg Owen...........................37-33—70 J.J. Killeen.............................34-36—70 Kyle Reifers...........................36-34—70 Chris DiMarco ......................36-34—70 Jimmy Walker.......................36-34—70 Bob Estes.............................36-34—70 Greg Chalmers.....................36-34—70 Matt Jones............................37-33—70 Alex Cejka ............................35-35—70 Nick O'Hern ..........................37-33—70 Stuart Appleby......................33-37—70 Brian Gay..............................35-35—70 LPGA-Founders Cup Scores Thursday At JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, Wildfire Golf Club Course Phoenix Purse: $1.5 million Yardage: 6,613; Par: 72 (36-36) First Round (a-amateur) Hee Young Park....................33-32—65 Yani Tseng ............................36-29—65 Jiyai Shin ..............................33-33—66 Na Yeon Choi........................35-32—67 Pernilla Lindberg ..................34-33—67 Hee Kyung Seo....................33-34—67 Christine Song......................34-33—67 Karen Stupples.....................35-32—67 Katie Futcher........................34-34—68 Danielle Kang.......................34-34—68 Cristie Kerr............................35-33—68 Mindy Kim.............................33-35—68 Stacy Lewis ..........................37-31—68 Ai Miyazato...........................33-35—68 Belen Mozo ..........................37-31—68 Azahara Munoz....................36-32—68 Inbee Park ............................34-34—68 Reilley Rankin ......................35-33—68 So Yeon Ryu.........................35-33—68 Karrie Webb..........................34-34—68 Kyeong Bae..........................34-35—69 Paula Creamer.....................34-35—69 Natalie Gulbis.......................33-36—69 Hee-Won Han ......................35-34—69 Mina Harigae........................34-35—69 Pat Hurst...............................34-35—69 Karine Icher..........................34-35—69 Meena Lee ...........................35-34—69 Brittany Lincicome................34-35—69 Mika Miyazato ......................34-35—69 Janice Moodie......................36-33—69 Suzann Pettersen.................34-35—69 Karin Sjodin..........................35-34—69 Jennifer Song .......................37-32—69 Lexi Thompson.....................35-34—69 Lindsey Wright......................36-33—69 Sun Young Yoo......................36-33—69 Sandra Changkija ................36-34—70 Cydney Clanton ...................34-36—70 Laura Davies ........................37-33—70 Jodi Ewart.............................37-33—70 Sandra Gal ...........................34-36—70 Julieta Granada....................34-36—70 Sophie Gustafson ................37-33—70 Caroline Hedwall..................35-35—70 Haeji Kang............................35-35—70 I.K. Kim..................................36-34—70 Seon Hwa Lee .....................36-34—70 Na On Min............................37-33—70 Se Ri Pak..............................36-34—70 Jane Park..............................40-30—70 Morgan Pressel....................36-34—70 Alena Sharp .........................37-33—70 Chella Choi...........................37-34—71 Wendy Doolan......................35-36—71 Mi Jung Hur..........................37-34—71 Jennifer Johnson..................35-36—71 Stephanie Kono....................36-35—71 Rebecca Lee-Bentham .......37-34—71 Becky Morgan ......................37-34—71 Angela Oh ............................38-33—71 Ryann O'Toole......................39-32—71 Jenny Shin............................34-37—71 Kris Tamulis ..........................36-35—71 Amy Yang..............................36-35—71
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■ CONTINUED FROM 17 wants to win games.” If there’s no word from Manning by Friday, the Cardinals might wind up having to move on. That’s because Arizona will decide by 4 p.m. EDT on Friday whether or not to release quarterback Kevin Kolb, who would be due $7 million if he is on the roster Saturday. Kolb’s not the only player whose future is being affected by Manning, who became a free agent March 7, when the Indianapolis Colts decided to cut him to avoid paying a $28 million bonus. In a move that the Titans can only hope will help their efforts to attract Manning, they improved their offensive line by signing free-agent guard Steve Hutchinson on Thursday. He is a five-time All Pro who spent the past six seasons with Minnesota before being released Saturday. It also wasn’t clear
whether a surprise suitor could emerge, the way it’s happened in baseball recently, with Prince Fielder signing with the Detroit Tigers, Albert Pujols going to the Los Angeles Angels or Cliff Lee winding up with the Philadelphia Phillies. If Manning wants to feel wanted, there is no shortage of wooing going on. Set aside all of those face-to-face meetings that lasted six hours or more, and the cross-country trips, and look instead to the way government figures are getting involved. “I’m the governor; I’m not supposed to be getting involved in sports issues. Although I did hear that my buddy (Tennessee Gov.) Bill Haslam was calling Manning, trying to call Manning, to encourage him to come to Tennessee,” Gov. John Colorado Hickenlooper said in a telephone interview.
Cueto improves in Reds loss GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Justin Masterson pitched four hitless innings and the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago White Sox 12-3 Thursday. Jose Lopez hit a threerun homer and Shelley Duncan had a two-run shot, his third homer of the spring, for Cleveland. A.J. Pierzynski hit a solo homer for Chicago. Masterson faced the minimum 12 batters, striking out four. His only walk was immediately erased on a double play when shortstop Jason Donald made a backhand stab of a sharp grounder hit by Gordon Beckham to end the third. White Sox starter Dyland Axelrod gave up three hits and one run over
Cleveland Indians’ Justin Masterson pitches against the Chicago White Sox Thursday in Goodyear, Ariz. three innings. Michael Brantley had a two-run double and Ryan Spilborghs a pair of twoout RBI hits for the Indians, who had 17 hits. Angels 3, Reds 1 TEMPE, Ariz. — While newly acquired slugger Albert Pujols has been hitting up a storm, Los
Angeles Angels newcomer C.J. Wilson has been equally as impressive on the mound. Wilson put together his third consecutive strong outing, pitching four innings in Thursday’s 3-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds. After eight scoreless
innings this spring, Wilson gave up a run when Denis Phipps hit a double that scored Miguel Cairo, helped by left fielder Vernon Wells’ error. Reds right-hander Johnny Cueto worked four innings in his third spring appearance and allowed four hits and one earned run. His outing was an improvement over his previous game when he gave up five hits and three runs in two innings against Oakland. “This outing is the one I feel is the best so far,” Cueto said. “I used all the pitches that I have to be ready for the season.” The Reds managed only four hits, with Phipps getting two. “Cueto threw the ball well,” Reds manager Dusty Baker said. “All of our guys threw the ball well. We’re just having trouble scoring runs, well, scoring as much as the other teams.”
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Williams inks deal with Bills NEW YORK (AP) — Megatron and Mario, the richest players in the NFL. When linebacker-end Mario Williams signed a six-year contract Thursday with the Buffalo Bills worth $100 million, $50 million guaranteed, he became the highest-paid defensive player in league history. Williams’ megadeal followed by one day the $132 million contract the Detroit Lions gave their star receiver, Calvin Johnson. Johnson’s haul is the most for any NFL player at any position. Other than Peyton Manning, whose search for a new team continues, Williams was the most sought free agent in this year’s class; Johnson already was under contract in Detroit. “It’s one of those things you don’t get many chances like this, and opportunities to come in and be the guy who can help the team get across the hump,” said Williams, who was in Buffalo since the free agency period opened Tuesday, having been flown in from his home in North Carolina. “And that’s definitely what I’m here for. My whole intention is to come here, work with guys like Kyle (Williams) and (Marcell) Dareus and make this thing happen.” The first overall draft pick by Houston in 2006,
Williams became a pass rushing force and allaround standout at end before moving to linebacker in the Texans’ new 3-4 alignment last year. But he played only five games in 2011 before a torn chest muscle sidelined him. Buffalo targeted Williams to upgrade a defense that ranked 26th overall and 28th against the run. The Bills had only 29 sacks last year; Williams has 53 for his career. Earlier Thursday, guard Ben Grubbs agreed on a five-year, $36 million contract with New Orleans, where he will replace All-Pro Carl Nicks, who left the previous day for NFC South rival Tampa Bay. Grubbs gets $16 million guaranteed, including a $10 million signing bonus. “Ben comes to us from an offense in Baltimore that experienced a lot of success, both running the football and in pass protection,” Saints general manager Mickey Loomis said. “He was a big part of that and we believe that he can come right in and fit into our program without missing a beat.” Nicks is considered one of the league’s best pass blockers and was a key part of the Saints’ recordsetting offense. Grubbs made the Pro Bowl last season with the Ravens.
Harrington sets course record PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — Padraig Harrington knew he was playing better golf than his scores indicated. He just wasn’t expecting the lowest official score of his life, a 10-under 61 to set the course record Thursday in the Transitions Championship. Harrington took a step toward ending 17 months and 37 tournaments without a victory when he made 10 birdies, including a 75footer late in his round, to build a three-shot lead among the early starters at Innisbrook. With a 15-foot birdie putt on the 18th how could it not go in the way his day was going? he broke by one shot the record at the esteemed Copperhead Course at Innisbrook that had been held by Mark Calcavecchia in 2007 and Jeff Sluman in 2004. Harrington’s previous best was a 62 three times, most recently at the 2009 Portugal Masters. He also had a 61 at the Nedbank
Challenge in 2001, an unofficial event. It was not recognized as a course record because of preferred lies. Will Claxton birdied the 18th for a 64, a score that would have put him atop the leaderboard at Innisbrook the last seven years. John Senden, coming off a 65 in the final round at Doral, was in a large group at 66 that included William McGirt and 51-year-old Kenny Perry, making a rare appearance on the PGA Tour. LPGA Tour PHOENIX — Topranked Yani Tseng played a seven-hole stretch on the back nine in 7 under and finished with a 7-under 65 for a share of the firstround lead with Hee Young Park in the LPGA Founders Cup. Tseng birdied the 11th, 13th and 14th holes, eagled the par-5 15th, and birdied the 16th and 17th. She had a 4-foot try for another birdie on 18, but pulled her putt just left.