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Pentagon takes steps to stop leaks WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon announced on Thursday that it is taking new steps to try to clamp down on leaks of classified information, saying unauthorized disclosures undermine national security and in some cases rise to the level of criminal acts. Pentagon press secretary George Little said in a statement that Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has ordered him to join the Pentagon’s top intelligence

official in monitoring all “major, national level” news media reports for unauthorized disclosures of secrets. Panetta also reiterated guidance issued by his predecessor, Robert Gates, that the Pentagon’s public affairs office should be the only source of defense information provided to the news media in Washington. Little announced these steps after Panetta testified in closed

session before the House Armed Services Committee on the matter of recent leaks of classified intelligence information. Joining Panetta at the hearing was the Joint Chiefs chairman, Gen. Martin Dempsey, and the Pentagon’s top lawyer, Jeh Johnson. “The unauthorized disclosure of classified information jeopardizes national security and is a violation of department regulation, policy,

Busse set in new village role One of the things Mike Busse is looking forward to in his new position is getting out of the office to meet with local residents. Interacting with the public is something Busse has enjoyed since he was a teenager working at his family’s meat market in his native Fort Loramie. Just a few weeks into his new job as Covington’s first village administrator, Busse said he’s getting to know the staff and how things operate in the village. “We have a great team of employees,” Busse said. “They are very eager for new challenges and new ideas.They are hard workers.”

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Rain too late for many crops A top federal farm official who spent two days touring drought-stricken Indiana farms said Thursday that most of the state’s corn crop is in such bad shape that this week’s rainfall likely won’t boost yields. U.S. Agriculture Department Undersecretary Michael Scuse told local farmers who gathered at Kelsay Farms, a seventh-generation family farm south of Indianapolis, that 71 percent of Indiana’s corn crop is in poor to very poor condition due to drought and heat stress. Scuse said rain this week provided little or no help because most of Indiana’s cornfields have already passed through the crucial pollination stage when kernels form on each plant’s young cobs, a process the drought and heat stunted.

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and, in certain cases, a criminal act that should be prosecuted,” Little said in the statement. “The new actions directed by Secretary Panetta today, in addition to the many steps taken by department personnel in recent months, are aimed at ensuring that the department upholds the important requirement to safeguard America’s national security

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BOE accepts grants BY WILL E SANDERS Ohio Community Media wsanders@dailycall.com With two board members absent, the Covington Board of Education accepted nearly $415,000 in grants and donations at their monthly meeting Thursday night in preparation for the upcoming school year. Board members approved and accepted grants totally $402,425. The combined figure represents $201,087 for targeted assistance, $27,212 for STAFF PHOTOS/ANTHONY WEBER improving teacher quality Kris Dielman runs through several drills with area youth during the annual Kris Dielman Football Camp Thursday and $174,124 for special at Troy Memorial Stadium. Below, former offensive lineman for the San Diego Chargers and Troy High School education. graduate Dielman talks to young football players Thursday during the annual camp at Troy Memorial Stadium. During Superintendent Dave Larson’s report the board moved to approve more than $12,000 of donations from several organizations, including the Covington Bucc Boosters, Community Chest and several others for a variety of purposes ranging from the athletic department to sports-related travel and for the band and art club. In other financial matters, the board also authorized petty cash and change funds in the total amount BY DAVID FONG TROY of $2,370 for the 2012-13 Executive Editor school year. fong@tdnpublishing.com Change funds have been which offers instruction to set at $25 for the elemenKris Dielman always children in grades 2-6. tary school lunchroom has enjoyed working with Earlier this year, Dielman while funds of $35 and $45 Troy’s youngest football retired, allowing him to were approved for the midplayers at the annual Kris spend more time with his dle and high school cafeteDielman Football Camp. wife and two sons, ages 2 rias, respectively. Now that he’s the father 1/2 and eight months. Sophomore and junior of two sons, however, it “Hopefully when my sons class concessions were set truly holds a special place are old enough to do this, at $200 while the largest in his heart. someone else will give change fund approved “I love it,” the former back.” relates to the athletic Troy High School, Indiana Dielman put Troy’s department for $1,400. University and San Diego youth through the paces Petty cash of $100 was Chargers football star said Thursday — but in retireapproved for the elemenThursday as he stood out- ment, it’s been his sons tary, middle and high side Troy Memorial putting him through the school offices and the board Stadium just before the start of his annual camp, • See DIELMAN on Page 2

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Troy Christian student honored by Kohl’s BY WILL E SANDERS Ohio Community Media wsanders@dailycall.com

An 8-year-old Piqua boy has been recognized by a national Saturday retail store as a child who made a Warm, less positive impact on his community humid and the world High: 85° Low: 65° around him. PIQUA Seth Myers, Complete weather an incoming information on Page 9. third-grade student at Troy Christian Schools, Home Delivery: received the special recognition 335-5634 from Kohl’s through the Kohl’s Classified Advertising: Cares Scholarship Program and (877) 844-8385 will now move on to the regional and national competition, said his father, Pastor Mike Myers of Freedom Life Church. “He has always been a good6 74825 22406 6

natured boy his whole life,” the elder Myers said. When nominations for the program were being accepted between Feb. 1 and March 15, Myers and his wife, Becky, decided it would be a wonderful opportunity for Seth, who is the Myers’ biracial adopted son. After Becky’s father, who is now deceased, MYERS had a stroke, Seth went out of his way to care for his grandfather and the two bonded as a result of Seth’s care-giving, Myers said. Seth asked his parents about whether or not he was adopted and the discussion they had with

him had a profound effect, one that was highlighted when the 8-year old decided he wanted to help a child in Africa through donations. “He came home one day and asked if he was adopted,” Myers said. “It was a real awkward situation, but after he found out, he wanted to know if he was from Africa. That’s when his heart grew toward kids without parents. He wants to help kids in foreign countries. He wants to build houses for people in Africa and get them some help. That’s one of his goals in life.” In the aftermath of the Joplin, Mo., tornado the entire Myers family traveled to the storm-ravaged

region for 10 days to serve breakfast, lunch and dinner to the victims. “He was working as much as any 8-year-old boy could, cleaning off tables and serving food,” Myers said. In November, Myers will be traveling to Ethiopia for one month to serve as a guest instructor at a Bible college and Seth plans to go along on the trip with his father. “He wants to attend an African school,” Myers added. “I think it will help him with his mission.” Seth said he was excited when he received the award. “I loved it,” he said. “I got a lot of stuff.”

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BUSINESS ROUNDUP • The Troy Elevator The grain prices listed below are the closing prices of Thursday. Corn Month Bid Change July 8.3300 + 0.1275 N/C 12 7.5350 - 0.0575 J/F/M 13 7.5050 - 0.1275 Soybeans Bid Change Month 7.2400 + 0.5025 July 1 N/C 12 16.0200 + 0.3225 J/F/M 13 15.9900 + 0.2275 Wheat Bid Change Month 9.3500 + 0.3175 July 7.7650 - 0.2025 N/C 13 You can find more information online at www.troyelevator.com. • Stocks of local interest Values reflect closing prices from Thursday. Symbol Price Change AA 8.38 +0.05 CAG 24.58 -0.19 -0.03 CSCO 16.67 47.03 -0.13 EMR F 9.35 -0.03 13.80 +0.03 FITB FLS 113.74 +0.18 20.14 +0.07 GM GR 127.15 -0.10 ITW 53.64 +0.90 JCP 20.66 +0.95 85.88 -0.19 KMB KO 77.55 +0.11 KR 21.59 -0.39 31.08 +0.08 LLTC 92.76 +0.54 MCD MSFG 12.16 -0.05 PEP 70.42 +0.04 PMI 0.31 0.00 SYX 12.45 -0.10 TUP 55.58 +0.99 USB 33.80 +0.32 VZ 44.54 -1.35 WEN 4.73 -0.05 WMT 71.53 -1.32

• CONTINUED FROM 1 He said he enjoys helping others and that he wants to help others for he rest of his life. “Because I like to help the world,” he said. Through the program more than 2,200 youth volunteers between the ages of six years old

to 18 were awarded a total of $420,000. Seth received a $50 gift certificate to Kohl’s, but the prizes for the regional and national competition are $1,000 to $10,000, respectively. The program assists with helping promising youth further their education at a time when

• CONTINUED FROM 1 paces. “Taking care of my two boys pretty much takes care of my day,” Dielman said. “It’s been fun. I still miss football — next week is when I would usually be reporting to training camp — and I’m sure I’ll miss it once it gets started, but it’s been worth it to be able to spend time with my family.” After an All-Ohio career at Troy and an All-Big Ten career at Indiana, Dielman played for the Chargers, earning four trips to the Pro Bowl as an offensive guard. For the past four years, though, he’s made his return to Troy to take part in the camp, which is part of the Troy Football Alumni Association Weekend. Tonight will be a flag football game featuring former Troy players — Dielman not included — and Saturday will be an alumni golf outing. All the proceeds from the weekend will go to the Troy Football Alumni Association

college tuition continues to increase yearly, said Julie Gardener, Kohl’s executive vice president and chief marketing officer. “Kohl’s recognizes young volunteers who dedicate their time, energy and passion to helping others and bettering the communities we live in,” Gardener stat-

scholarship fund. “It’s great getting back here,” Dielman said. “I love coming back and being able to see all my family and friends. Plus I get to eat Skyline chili again. I’ll bring a couple of cans back with me.” Perhaps a few less cans than usual on this trip, however. Since retiring, Dielman has lost 40 pounds, dropping him down to 285 pounds. He said he’d like to lose a few more. “I think 270 is a good fighting weight for me,” Dielman said. “I probably won’t lose any more than that, though. I don’t want to be a small guy. I’m getting in shape. It’s kind of nice — I can get in shape, but I don’t have to get in football shape anymore. There’s a difference.” Dielman said he plans to spend his weekend seeing as many family members and friends as possible. “It’s always great to come back home to Troy,” he said. “I love it here.”

• CONTINUED FROM 1 of education office. The board also acted to increase the fund to pay for game officials from $3,000 to $4,000. The funds pay for sports officials and entry fees. This is the first increase since 2001. Board members present at the meeting were Brad Hall, Lee Harmon and Jon Furrow, while board President Dean Pond and Alex Reck were absent. In other business, the board: • Agreed to participate in the Southwestern Ohio Education Purchasing Council for a fee of $663. • Voted to grant a two-year, limited classified contract to Steve Anderson for an on-board instructor at an hourly rate of $18 an hour on an as needed basis.

• CONTINUED FROM 1 secrets.” A separate Defense Department document obtained by The Associated Press spells out the steps the Pentagon has taken to reduce the unauthorized disclosure of classified information. Among the 10 steps were better training of Pentagon personnel if they suspect a threat from an insider or observe a leak, clearer instructions on what constitutes a leak and an online reporting system for significant security incidents. The document also said that the undersecretary of defense for intelligence commissioned a working group in April 2012 to develop a strategy to prevent leaks. The House Armed Services Committee chairman, speaking after the closed briefing, said he did not believe the Pentagon was responsible for recent national security leaks. “I feel pretty secure they were not” from the Pentagon, Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon, R-Calif., told reporters after

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the three-hour hearing. McKeon would not say where he believed the leaks came from, but some Republicans have speculated that the White House was responsible for the leaks to enhance President Barack Obama’s national security image and improve his chances of re-election. They have demanded a special counsel, removing an investigation of the leaks from two U.S. attorneys selected by Attorney General Eric Holder. The chairman said the officials “assured us they are proceeding to try to limit those leaks,” adding that the leaks have “the potential for causing serious harm.” He said all three officials agreed that the leaks have already damaged national security. The top Democrat on the committee, Rep. Adam Smith of Washington state, said he also was convinced the Pentagon was taking the issue seriously. Holder has appointed U.S. attorneys Ron Machen in the District of Columbia and Rod Rosenstein, who is based in Baltimore, to lead the investigation into who leaked information about U.S. involvement in cyberattacks on Iran and about an al-Qaida plot to place an explosive device aboard a U.S.-bound flight.

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• CHICKEN AND NOODLES: The Troy Senior Citizens Center, 134 N. • CUBED STEAK: The Market St., Troy, will offer a AMVETS Auxiliary Post 88 chicken and noodle dinner of Troy will offer cubed C o m m u n i t y for $7 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. steak, mashed potatoes Advance tickets will be and gravy, green beans Calendar available at the center from and roll and butter for $7 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday from 5:30-8 p.m. CONTACT US through Friday and at the • 5K SET: Troy door. For more information, Abundant Life Church will call 335-2810. offers its Abundant Run • FARMERS MARKET: 5K Run/Walk at 9 a.m. Call Melody The Miami County Farmers Registration will begin at 8 Market will be open from 9 Vallieu at a.m. for $15 with a T-shirt a.m. to 2 p.m. in Friendly’s 440-5265 to and $10 without a T-shirt. parking lot. Food includes Water and refreshments list your free locally grown fruits and vegwill be given before and etables, baked goods, calendar during the race. Awards honey, Indiana melons and items.You and door prizes will be more. There is plenty of given after the race. can send parking. • MOM AND BABY: A your news by e-mail to • DUCK RACE: Post No. Mom and Baby Get vallieu@tdnpublishing.com. 88 AMVETS will have its Together support group for annual Lostcreek Duck breastfeeding mothers will Race at 1 p.m. Meals will be from 9:30-11 a.m. at be $6, and there also will the Farmhouse located northwest of the main hospital entrance of be activities for all ages such as a dunk UVMC. The meetings are facilitated by the tank, cake spins and a variety of other games. lactation department. Participants can • HEALTH FAIR: Walgreens, 20 W. meet other moms, share about being a Market St., Troy, will offer a health and new mother and learn more about breastwellness fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The feeding and their babies. For more inforDayton Dragons mascot will be there mation, call 440-4906. from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Items and food • FRIDAY DINNER: The Pleasant Hill will be for sale to benefit Miami County VFW Post No. 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Relay For Life. Road, Ludlow Falls, will offer dinner from • INSECT WALK: Join an Aullwood 6-7:30 p.m. for $7 to $8. For more informanaturalist at 2:30 p.m. for a leisurely walk tion, call (937) 698-6727. to discover some of the many fascinating • MOVIE AT BNC: Brukner Nature insects that live there. The center is locatCenter will present a film about the life ed at 1000 Aullwood Road, Dayton. and legacy of Aldo Leopold, author of “A Sand County Almanac,” at 7 p.m. Sponsored by the Miami County Chapter of Pheasants Forever, “Green Fire” explores the life and legacy of famed conservationist Aldo Leopold, and the many ways his land ethic philosophy lives on in the work of people and organizations all over the country today. Admission for nonmembers is $5 with refreshments included. • FRIDAY DINNER: The Covington VFW Post No. 4235, 173 N. High St., Covington, will offer dinner from 5-8 p.m. For more information, call 753-1108. • SCHOOL SUPPLIES: Miami County Children’s Services staff will be collecting school supplies and monetary donations from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Piqua Walmart. For more information, call 335-4103.

SATURDAY-SUNDAY • BI-PLANE RIDES: WACO bi-plane rides will be given by Steve Koch, a ride hauler from Louisville, Ky. Call 335-9226 for more information or to schedule a ride.

SATURDAY • FARMERS MARKET: Downtown Troy Farmers Market will be from 9 a.m. to noon on South Cherry Street, off West Main Street. The market will include fresh produce, artisan cheeses, baked goods, eggs, milk, maple syrup, flowers, crafts and prepared food. Entertainment this week features Megan Osman. For free parking, enter off West Franklin Street. Contact Troy Main Street at 339-5455 or visit www.troymainstreet.org for more information. • CHICKEN AND NOODLES: The Troy Senior Citizens Center, 134 N. Market St., Troy, will have a chicken and homemade noodle supper from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The menu will include chicken and homemade noodles, green beans, coleslaw, mashed potatoes and homemade dessert cake for $7. For more information or to purchase advanced tickets, contact Tamara at 3352810. • NIGHT HIKE: Brukner Nature Center will have a forest night hike at 9 p.m. Many animals are most active at the twilight hours of the day. Sunrise and sunset are bustling with activity of both creatures big and small. Come join participants as the sun sets, and look and listen for crepuscular critters like the deer and coyote. Come dressed for a family-friendly adventure as participants hike the trails on a guided discovery of nocturnal creatures, sounds of the night and wildlife signs. The event is free and open to the public. • STAR GAZE: Join the Stillwater Stargazers at 10 p.m. as they explore the starry night sky above Brukner Nature Center. Members will have their telescopes set up and will be available to answer questions. This program is free and open to the public. Meet in the parking lot following the night hike. • SUMMER BARBECUE: A summer barbecue and raffle will be offered at the A.B. Graham Memorial Center, 8025 E. U.S. Route 36, Conover. A corn hole tournament will begin at 2 p.m. Dinner will be served from 4:30-7 p.m. and include a choice of pork chop or chicken, two sides, dessert and drink, and will be priced for children and adults. Carry-outs also will be available. A live auction of homemade food items will begin at 6 p.m., and a raffle drawing — with tickets available until day of drawing — for items will begin at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call the center at (937) 368-3700 or Kim at (937) 2064115. • PORK CHOPS: A pork chop dinner will be from 5-7 p.m. at the Pleasant Hill VFW Post No. 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls, will offer a marinated (non-marinated upon request) pork chop dinner with baked potato and green bean casserole for $9 from 5-7 p.m.

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The Tipp City Public Library’s summer reading program is coming to a close. There are several events planned for the last week of the program. On July 24, the Brown Bag Lunch Program will feature the folk music and storytelling of Joseph at noon, with a lunch buffet sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Showtime will be at 6:30 p.m. July 24 with family movie night at the library with free popcorn. Participants will wrap up the handpieced quilting program with the last few

stitches beginning at 2 p.m. July 25. The parties for children and teens who completed the summer reading program will round out the week. Teens may come to the library after hours July 27 for games and more. The children’s summer reading party will be at 11:30 a.m. July 28 at the Tipp City United Methodist Church. Mr. Puppet will be there to entertain while participants enjoy a pizza party. Please stop in, visit the website at http://www.tippcitylibrary.org/ or call (937) 667-3826 for more details.

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TROY — TWIG 4 Card Club Marathon final winners for 2011-2012 as follows: • Bridge winners Group 1: First — Martha Crouse and Joyce Hoover; second — Mickey Fletcher and Barb Wilson; third — Jean Shaneyfelt and Arlene Ehlers. Group 2: First — Tim and Judy Logan; second — Dick and Sandy Adams; third — Terry and Louretta Gaston. Group 3: First — Lou Holter and Judy SUNDAY Logan; second — Sandy Adams and Marty Timko; third — Carla Lohrer and • INSECT WALK: Join an Aullwood Suzanne Walton. naturalist at 2:30 p.m. for a leisurely walk Group 4: First — Karen Scott; second to discover some of the many fascinating — Judy Logan; third — Sue Gagnon. Asbestos abatement to begin insects that live there. The center is locatGroup 5: First — Alice Schlemmer; ed at 1000 Aullwood Road, Dayton. WEST MILTON — By the end of July, second — Mary Jo Lyons; third — Marge • AVIAN NESTING: A “House asbestos abatement will begin on the old Burk. Sparrows Help Provide Answers to Avian Milton-Union Middle and Elementary Group 7: First — Ernie and Kay Nesting Questions” with Rob Aldredge lecSchool. Vagedes; second — Bill and Mary Lynne ture will be at 2:30 p.m. at Aullwood, 1000 The board of education awarded the bid Mouser; third — Robert Allen and Dave Aullwood Road, Dayton. Former intern package for the middle, elementary and Weaver. Aldredge has studied house sparrows in high schools Monday night to the lowest Group 8: First — Judy Logan; second Michigan, North Carolina and Panama. responsible bidder, NCM Demolition and — Jo Plunkett; third — Nancy Nims. During his presentation he will focus on Remediation, LP, based out of Cincinnati. Group 9: First — Lou Hirsch and two differences that occur between these The project for asbestos, hazardous Marian King; second — Evelyn Madigan populations. materials and electronic waste abatement and friend; third — Dottie Laufer and • ORGAN CONCERT: John Finney, will cost $445,900 for all three schools. director of music at the Wellesley Hills Anita Cain. Congregational Church and Distinguished Abatement at the high school will start Group 10: First — Sandy Czajka; Artist-in-Residence at Boston College, will after football season, according to second — Kathy Jent; third — Becky present a concert of classical organ music Treasurer Chuck Klein. Doyle. TROY — A cancer benefit for Peggy Manning-Ruffner, who suffers from stage 4 lymphoma and needs help with medical expenses, will be from 4 p.m. until midnight July 28 at the Staunton Grange Hall, on North Market Street, Troy. A spaghetti dinner will be offered from 4-7 p.m., and snacks will be available for a fee. Four to five country bands will perform. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 10 and younger. For those who cannot attend, donations may be made at any Fifth Third Bank in Peggy’s name.

at 2 p.m. at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 130 S. Walnut St., Troy. There will be a free will offering to benefit St. John’s Organ Fund. A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall.

MONDAY • PAGE TURNERS: Looking for an engaging page-turner? Join the TroyMiami County Library’s adult book club discussion for July at 6 p.m. at the library. Participants will be reading “State of Wonder,” by Ann Patchett. Light refreshments will be provided. If you need a copy of the book, call 339-0502. • NOON OPTIMIST: The Troy Noon Optimist will meet at noon at the Tin Roof restaurant, 439 N. Elm St., Troy. The speaker will be Lisa Bauer of the Mayflower Arts Center.

TUESDAY • DINE TO DONATE: Dine at Friendly’s from 5-9 p.m. today, and a portion of the sales will go to help Brukner Nature Center. This will apply to dine in or carryout at the Troy location only. Fliers are available at Brukner Nature Center or by emailing info@bruknernaturecenter.com to receive one. • OPEN HOUSE: Overfield Early Childhood Program, 172 S. Ridge Ave., Troy, will offer an open house for prospective families from 6-8 p.m. Overfield serves children ages 18 months through kindergarten. For more information, call 3395111. • BOARD MEETING: The Miami County Park District will hold its next board meeting at 9 a.m. at the Lost Creek Reserve Cabin, 2645 E. State Route 41, east of Troy. For more information, contact the Miami County Park District at 3356273.

WEDNESDAY • KIWANIS MEETING: The Kiwanis Club of Troy will meet from noon to 1 p.m. at the Troy Country Club. The speaker will be William Weisenberg with “Court System Available to You.” For more information, contact Kim Riber, vice president, at 3398935. • COMMISSION MEETING: The Miami County Veterans Service Commission will meet at 3 p.m. at 510 W. Water St., Suite 140, Troy. • BLOOD DRIVE: A blood drive will be offered from 3-7 p.m. at the United Church of Christ, 108 S. Main St., West Milton. Anyone who registers to give will receive an “iFocus, iChange Local Lives, the Power is in Your Hands” T-shirt and be registered to win a Ford Focus. Individuals with eligibility questions are invited to email canidonate@cbccts.org or call (800) 388-GIVE or make an appointment at www.DonorTime.com.

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‘It’s been a long journey’ Love and Theft overcomes personnel change, label switch to return to country music charts BY JIM DAVIS Staff Writer davis@tdnpublishing.com

previous label — Lyric Street Records — went under two years ago, and former band mate Brian f someone would Bandas left the group last year. have told Not exactly what they Stephen Barker had planned. But as it turned out, the misforLiles and Eric tunes turned out to be just Gunderson two years what the band needed. ago they would be “It’s been a long journey for us, but this is what touring the country we’ve always wanted it to as a duo, they would be like ‌ the way it sounds now,â€? Liles said have dismissed the during a recent phone notion as a joke. interview. “We’re a duo Having already now and we’ll always be a enjoyed a taste of success duo from here on out.â€? as a trio with Love and Riding the wave of a hit Theft, Liles and song on the radio — “Angel Gunderson seemed poised Eyesâ€? — the new incarnafor success before fate tion of Love and Theft threw the band a couple heads to Sidney July 27 of curve balls. for an 8 p.m. performance Love and Theft’s at the 152nd Shelby County Fair. Liles said fans can expect to hear a healthy dose of new material • ON THE BAND’S NEXT from L&T’s SINGLE, “RUNNING OUT OF AIRâ€?: self-titled “It’s a little funky ‌ like old Maroon 5 forthmeets an Eagles song, only with our own comtwist on it.â€? ing • STEPHEN BARKER LILES ON WHAT KEEPS HIM MOTIVATED: “I think it’s just my love for this. I’ve had so many other jobs, and this is not like a job to me. This is my livelihood, and I just feel so lucky and blessed. I was working at a Blockbuster a while ago, so I don’t take this for granted.â€? • ON WORKING FOR A NEW RECORD LABEL: “RCA has been the best home for us. Elvis is one of our biggest influences, and the fact that we’re on the same label he was on is just amazing to us.â€?

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album, which is set to be released July 24, on RCA Nashville. “We’re playing a lot of our new songs. We’ll probably only play three songs off the old album,� he said. “It’s going to be a real high-energy show. We try to play most of our uptempo songs. It’ll be a lot of fun. I might even do my dances moves.� Two and a half years ago, having “fun� seemed like a certainty for the Nashville-based band after its debut single “Runaway� hit No. 10 on the country music charts. The song helped L&T’s album “World Wide Open� reach No. 10 on the album chart, and provided the career boost the trio was looking for. It just didn’t last. Lyric Street tanked in 2010, and then shortly before the band was supposed to put pen to paper for a new deal with Sony on the RCA Nashville label, Bandas bowed out. “Brian called us and said ‘Hey, I don’t want to do this anymore.’� Liles’ and Gundersons’ resolve never wavered. In fact, they were even more determined to make the band’s new dynamic work. “We called an emergency meeting and said, ‘Hey, Brian is quitting, but we still believe in this

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County duo Love and Theft will play at 8 p.m. July 27 at the Shelby County Fair in Sidney. project,’ and Sony was just gung-ho,� Liles remembered. “Then we started working on this album — with a new producer — and it started coming together really naturally.� Liles said the band went into the studio with a clean slate and permission to make the kind of album it aspired to create. “We love the old album, but you only have so much say when you’re starting out. We’re really excited about the way the new album sounds,� he said. “I like the way we go back and forth on lead a lot. Neither of us is the frontman. We’re a true duo. A lot of times my mom doesn’t even know

who is singing.� Liles credited producer Josh Leo for helping steer the ship in the right direction. “We approached this one differently than the first one. We had a little more say in the way it sounded,� he said. “Josh Leo is such a killer producer. We meshed really well with him (and) we got to record the album the way we really wanted to. We wanted it to sound like we sound live. “We had the band all together in one room live,� he continued. “We overdubbed some stuff, but we wanted it to be more organic and breathe a little more. It was such a great recording process.�

“Angel Eyesâ€? jumped to No. 7 on the Billboard Country singles chart this week, fueling the band’s anticipation for next week’s album release. “We’re so stoked (for it to come out),â€? he said. “It’s been a long time, and we’re pumped.â€? • For more information about Love and Theft’s appearance at the Shelby County fair, visit the fair’s website at shelbycountyfair.com. The concert is free, but there is a $9 general admission fee for entrance to the fairgrounds. To learn more about Love and Theft, go to the band’s website at www.loveandtheft.com.

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Auditions slated for production WEST MILTON — The West Milton Players announce open auditions for the fall production of “Coming Back to Jersey.� The production will be directed by West Milton Players veteran Dave Nickel. He will be looking for three men and three women — two men and two women in their 40s and 50s, plus one man and one woman in their 20s. Auditions consisting of cold readings from the script will be at 6:30 p.m. July 23-24 at Hoffman United Methodist Church. Production dates are Sept. 14-16 and Sept. 2122. Contact Nickel with any further questions at 2718137.

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Local student to perform in Dayton DAYTON — Maria Baldasare will perform in her 10th year in the Vandalia Youth Theatre production of Seussical Jr. She will play on of the lead roles as The Cat In The Hat. She started performing in the Vandalia Youth Theatre at 5-years old and ever since then and also has performed in multiple Muse Machine Shows at the Victoria Theater and the Schuster Center in downtown Dayton. She has taken jazz, tap, acrobat and ballet. She will be entering Tippecanoe High School as a freshman this fall. The final performances will take place at 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Hayner looking for participants TROY — The TroyHayner Cultural Center is announcing a call to entry for a photography mini exhibit Then and Now — How Do You See It? A Rephotograph of Miami County. This contest will take place during Hayner’s photography contest Through Our Eyes 9, but is a separate small exhibit being displayed in the Art Studio. Rephotography is the act of taking a photograph of the same site, with a time lag between the two images; a “then and now� view. There will be posted 12 images from the 1930s and 40s of specific locations throughout the Miami County area. The photographer revisits these locations and photographs a unique, current vision of the spot(s). The photographs will be displayed in the Hayner Art Studio. The Then and Now

prospectus, entry form, and list of historical sites may be downloaded from Hayner’s website: www.troyhayner.org any time after July 26 or picked up at the TroyHayner Cultural Center at 301 W. Main St., Troy. Matted photographs must be delivered to the center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 14-15 or from 1-5 p.m. Sept. 16 along with the entry form and $5 fee. This exhibit is a spin off on the The Ohio Humanities Council exhibit Images Of The Great Depression In Ohio: Documentary Portraits Revisited that will be on display at The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center from July 26 through Sept. 23rd. The 12 Miami County locations photographs will be displayed at this time. For entry fee information and additional requirements and dates, check the prospectus. The exhibit will run from Sept.30 through Nov. 25. For more information, call 937-339-0457 or visit Hayner’s website.

Series continues TROY — Troy's Summer Concert Series will continue with Dennis Stroughmatt and Creole Stomp. This band plays Creole Zydeco, Cajun and Blues music. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. on July 27, on Prouty Plaza in downtown Troy. Guests should bring chairs or blankets for seating. The concert is presented by Troy Main Street with sponsorship from Unity National Bank and Koverman, Dickerson Insurance/Buckeye Insurance Group. The rain location is Troy Christian High School located at 700 South Dorset Road. Visit www.troymainstreet.org or call 937-339-5455 the day of the concert for location information in the event of rain.


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Dave Fisher Troy Daily News Guest Columnist

Is America headed down the Bain drain? Mitt Ronmey has repeatedly cited his business experience at Bain Capital as his chief qualification to be president, claiming he would use it to boost the economy, create jobs, and reduce the deficit. But Mitt Romney’s business record isn’t one of growing companies and creating jobs. It’s one of a jobs faker and a middle-class breaker. In deal after deal, Romney and his partners tried above all else to make millions of dollars for themselves. And they didn’t care that it came at the cost of others — crippling companies by loading them up with debt and putting thousands of Americans out of work. Even The Washington Post reported that Mitt Romney’s investment firm, Bain Capital, was an “outsourcing pioneer” — investing in companies that specialized in relocating American jobs to China and India. You know folks, when I think about pioneers, I think about the Wright Brothers, Lewis and Clark, the men and women that set off in a wagon westward to make a better life for them and to build this country. Pioneer? NO, Mutineer? YES, Profiteer? ABSOLUTELY! The worst part is Romney’s practices at Bain, costing jobs right here in the Dayton area. In the late 1980s, Mitt Romney led his partners in buying up hundreds of successful small clothing stores and combined them to form Stage Stores. Bain quickly took the company on an expensive and expansive growth binge, increasing from 257 stores in 13 states to 607 stores in 24 states — including 26 stores right here in Ohio. (Is this what we have to look forward to with Romney as President? Is he a Looting Republican? Will he rob the middle class to give to the well off? You might call him “A Bizarro Robin Hood.”) Stage quickly went public on the New York Stock Exchange. Romney and his team loaded Stage with debt, using high-risk junk bonds to finance the original purchase. Bain used junk bonds from a company called Drexel Burnham Lambert. Several months before the Stage deal, in connection with insider trading scandals, the Securities and Exchange Commission had sued Drexel and the man who built its junk bond business, Michael Milken. But Bain Capital went ahead anyway. In 1997, after expanding the company to its near breaking point through debt financing and risky investments, Bain sold nearly all their shares at an enormous profit — bilking $180 million from a $10 million investment. In less than a year, the stock had collapsed by more than 58 percent, sending Stage Stores into financial crisis. By 2000, Stage was forced to declare bankruptcy — closing 26 stores all across Ohio — including locations right here in Troy and two others in Sidney and Urbana. When all was said and done, 5,795 workers at Stage Stores across the country lost their jobs. One Stage store in Troy or Urbana or Sidney might seem like insignificant collateral damage to Romney, but what he fails to understand is that for small communities like ours, the closure of a Stage Store is devastating. It hurt workers, it hurt families and it hurt our community. But one thing from this story is clear — we don’t need Romney’s economics in Ohio or the Miami valley. It’s the same old regurgitated policies we have dealt with before. America needs to keep moving forward. That’s what President Obama’s vision is all about.

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manage city funds. He also participated in the Buckeye Boys State Band. At Covington High School, To the Editor: Michael has been active in the Congratulations to Michael Wilson for being selected by the band, National Honor Society, school plays, communications Covington American Legion AB staff and PLUS Overnighter Cole Post No. 80 to attend the youth staff. annual Buckeye Boys State Michael also has been an Delegate Conference held at Bowling Green State University Americanism Test winner, a Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership from June 10-17. a Bausch and amabassador, Michael Wilson is the son of Jim and Aggie Wilson. While he Lomb Science Award winner, an attended the conference, he was “I Dare You” Award winner and elected at city treasurer, working an American Citizenship Award winner. Michael will be a senior closely with the city mayor and at Covington High School this auditor to prepare budgets and

fall. Wilson did an excellent job representing the community of Covington as he learned firsthand some of the responsibilities, rewards and challenges of serving the government. This year’s program also placed special emphasis on respect for the flag, our military and our country. He embraced the experiences of the week and came home with an increased respect for politicians, veterans and all those who work in government. — Karen Brackman Covington

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Cheers to celebrating four years at the TDN Recently I celebrated more than four years as a staff writer here at the Troy Daily News. Four years. I’ve completed an entire presidential term here. And when I say completed, I really mean, survived. If you all can remember, I never went to college to pursue journalism in the first place. I did fall in love with the craft at Urbana University, but I never knew it would take me places I’ve never been. I also never thought I’d be here this long. I’ve been here more than 1,460 days. But who has been keeping track? Like Katie Yantis expressed last Wednesday: It’s a second family. Sometimes it’s like a mafia family, but still, it’s family. With this career I’ve been blessed to do some amazing things and meet great people. I’ve shook hands and met with national politicians such as Speaker of the House John Boehner, failed Republican candidate Rick Santorum and his son John, saw Mitt Romney stand on the back of a truck, sat across the table from Dick Adams. Let’s not forget Mayor Michael Beamish — he’s still pretty notable in my book. Through this gig, I’ve been able to also meet local heroes; most of them are teachers and students

Melanie Yingst Troy Daily News Columnist here in our private and public schools. I no longer take for granted our children’s education here in Miami County. It’s a daily battle with budgets, teacher requirements, resources and just getting kids from point A to point B in 180 days. It’s a science and all of our schools are making it work despite the odds stacked against them. You should thank a teacher daily for the wonderful job they are doing with our best resources – our kids. I’ve also been able to do some amazing things while here at the Troy Daily News. You see, you’d never guess that I was once shy and a little backward. Yes, I said shy. It was through this job that I

developed a backbone. Over time, I learned how to muster up the courage it takes to ask the tough questions, make those difficult phone calls and show up at less than friendly venues. It eventually spilled over into my personal life. Now I’ll accept all invitations to do something new and go someplace different and meet total strangers because, no matter how sweet or sour the experience, I’ll be a better person by the end of the day. Through those experiences, I’ve flown in an open cockpit WACO airplane over our county’s landmarks. I’ve felt the history blow through my hair. I’ve hugged countless World War II veterans and felt their leathery cheek next to mine. Once rushed to get in and out of ceremonies, I now usually cry as I leave, unsure if they would be able to attend another honorary breakfast the following year. I now linger to stop and talk with as many as I can. Yet, my favorite part of this whole gig is being able to share with you each week a little bit of humor and a slice of a single mother’s life in the city, now in the country, every Friday. Some weeks are easier than others — believe me. I thank you all so

much who have stopped me to tell me you enjoy these columns because you all seem to know just when I’ve needed that extra push to keep going. Thank you! I recently read an article which explained Rule #6. At the office door a successful therapist, every time someone rushed inside, screaming, crying, pulling their hair out, the therapist simply said, “Remember Rule #6.” Suddenly the frantic patient calmed down, wiped away their tears and walked out the door. What’s “Rule #6?” Don’t take yourself so seriously. Rule #6, coupled with your kind words, is how I’ve managed through the tough times these last four years. If we can’t laugh at ourselves, who can really laugh with us? There are no rules one through five either. Just Rule #6. And that is why I only shared the positive experiences with you today about these wonderful four years here at the Troy Daily News. Cheers! “Twin” Melanie Yingst appears on Fridays in the Troy Daily News. She carries an ace of hearts in her pocket because someone told her she isn’t playing with a full deck.

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Busse set for position as village administrator BY TOM MILLHOUSE Ohio Community Media tmillhouse@dailycall.com One of the things Mike Busse is looking forward to in his new position is getting out of the office to meet with local residents. Interacting with the public is something Busse has enjoyed since he was a teenager working at his family’s meat market in his native Fort Loramie. Just a few weeks into his new job as Covington’s first village administrator, Busse said he’s getting to know the staff and how things operate in the village. “We have a great team of employees,” Busse said. “They are very eager for new challenges and new ideas. They are hard workers.” He’s also impressed by members of Covington Village Council and Mayor Ed McCord. “They really have a vision to make Covington the best community it can be,” he said of village leaders. “That’s one of the reasons why I took the position; that’s the kind of community I wanted to be in.” While he’s been busy learning how village operations function and catching up on budget matters, Busse, 47, said he has had a chance to meet some local residents and plans to have more interaction in the future. “The people I’ve met have been very nice,” he said. “Everyone has been so friendly and positive.” Busse said he realizes that since the village has never had an administrator, there is bound to be some opposition to the position. “I know that anytime you do something new, some people are going to question whether it’s necessary,” he said. “I’ve had a lot of people say ‘We’re really glad that we have a village administrator,’” Busse recalled of his conversations with local residents. Busse comes to Covington after serving 11 years with the village of Russia, the last three years as village administrator. In his Russia position, Busse also served as police chief and head of utility operations. Prior to that, he worked from 1986 to 2001 as security operations manager for Crown Equipment in New Bremen. Having grown up in Ft. Loramie, then working in New Bremen and Russia, Busse said he enjoys life in small communities. “I like working in small towns; people are friendly,” Busse said, noting it’s easier to get to know people in a small community than in a larger city. Busse said he takes pride in working with the public, something he grew to appreciate while working at his family’s meat market in Ft. Loramie, the former Busse’s Meat Market. “You would wait on customers and have a conversation while you were get-

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Mike Busse, the first Covington village administrator, left, discusses sewage treatment plant issues with Ray Kimmel, village utilities superintendent, at the facility earlier this week. Busse said the village will be conducting a study of the sewage plant starting later this year to determine what improvements will be needed in the future.

COVINGTON ting their order,” he said. “You got to know a lot of people.” With the hiring of the village administrator, the former Covington Board of Public Affairs was dissolved. As a result of that change, Busse said there has been a shift from having the utilities departments and other village functions operate separately to becoming more of a unified operation. “We’re working more together as a whole now,” he said. “Everyone is working together to get jobs done.” During his time with Russia, Busse oversaw the village’s utility operations, including the establishment of a water system. “Everyone used to be on wells,” Busse said, explaining he was involved in the creation of a water system from funding through design and construction. Busse said among these are a number of utilitiesrelated projects coming up in the village. Through a $15,000 grant, the village plans to hire an engineering firm to do a study of the sewage treatment plant. “We’re trying to be proactive,” Busse said, noting the village is not under orders from the Environmental Protection Agency to make immediate changes. The study will determine whether improvements are needed at the 30-year-old plant or if a new plant is needed, he said. A project currently underway is conducting smoke tests on village sewer lines to determine sources of storm water inflow into the system. Busse explained that when water leaks into the sanitary system during heavy rains, the clean water must be treated along with sewage, creating high flow to the treatment plant. “Typically you have a lot of little problems that add up to a big problem,” he said. The village also is mak-

ing changes in the utility billing system. Plans call for the shift from quarterly billing to monthly billing by the end of the year. “It’s going to help people budget their money better,” he said. Another project started earlier this year by the BPA is the gradual transition from manual reading of water meters to electronic reading. Busse said over the next four years, the village will be shifting to a system in which eventually all water meters will be read by devices that will receive radio signals as a village employee drives by a residence or business, instead of having a person walk from door to door manually recording the meter readings in a log book. “It will be a tremendous labor savings,” Busse said of the new system, noting when fully implemented, it would cut the time required to complete meter readings from 40 hours a month to just one hour. Other grants the village is pursuing are funding from the Ohio Public Works Commission for the planned first phase of the Spring Street reconstruction project and funding from the Miami County Health Department to raze dilapidated properties in the village. Busse said the fate of the Spring Street grant is not known yet, but some decaying properties in the village have been identified for possibly demolition through the county. Another challenge the new administrator is eager to pursue is assisting existing businesses and bringing new companies to the community. Busse said he plans to work with local and county officials to promote economic development in Covington. He and his wife, Beckie, have two grown children and three grandchildren. The Busses, who live in Russia, enjoy touring on his Honda Gold Wing motorcycle, and he also has a pilot’s license, but said high costs limit is flying time.

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JOHN PAUL WILLIAM OEHRTMAN VERSAILLES — John Paul William Oehrtman, 93, of Versailles, Ohio, passed away at 3:40 a.m. Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at the Versailles Health Care Center in Versailles. Paul was born Oct. 10, 1918, in Willowdell, Ohio, to the late John C. and Ida W. (Hecht) Oehrtman. On Dec. 15, 1946, he married Leona C. (Schellhase) Oehrtman at Willowdell; and she preceded him in death June 19, 1987. Paul is survived by his three daughters, Patricia and Douglas Crowell of Versailles, Susan Jess of Piqua and Nancy and Robert Brown of Cody, Wyo.; seven grandchildren, Arianne (Ron) Henry, Sarah Jess, Jennifer (William) Remien, Megan Jess, Emma (Zane) Baumann, Katherine (Tyson) Volmer and William (Kelsey) Brown; and seven greatgrandchildren, Madison, Gracie, Audrey, Preston, Azalea, Vox and Taylan. In addition to his parents and wife, Paul also was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Ed Jess; granddaughter, Andrea Crowell; great-granddaughter,

Rachel Henry; brother, Richard Oehrtman; and a sister-in-law, Betty Oehrtman. Paul graduated from Versailles Schools in 1936 and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a farmer and worked in the egg industries until retiring in 1973. Paul enjoyed fox and coyote hunting and being with his family. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Willowdell. A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 23, at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles, with Pastor Laura Leach Shreffler officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery in Versailles. The family will receive friends from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, July 22, and from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Monday morning at the funeral home. Military graveside services will be conducted by the Versailles Veteran’s Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, Willowdell or State of the Heart Hospice. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com.

John F. Schultz WEST MILTON — John F. Schultz, 49, of West Milton, passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at Good Samaritan Hospital. He was born Aug. 9, 1962, in Fort Benning, Ga. John will be remembered by his John will be remembered by his loving wife, Kimberly (Menke); mother, Lillian; son, Thomas Schultz of West Milton; daughter and son-in-law, Ahby and Tedd Mangen of Versailles; step son, Ryan Evans of Troy; stepdaughter, Janelle and Nathan Dewey of West Milton; sisters and brothers-in-law, Jackie and Tom Call of Ludlow Falls, Debby Schultz of West Milton, Kathy Waymire of Tipp City and Becky and John Caplinger of Hamilton. He graduated from Newton High School, class of 1981, and worked as a welder for Bruns General Contracting. He was a volunteer firefighter and trustee for the West Milton Fire Department for more than 27 years and

drove the emergency vehicles for the Union Township Life Squad. John was a jack of all trades who could fix anything. He was always there to help his friends and neighbors with their projects and loved to give hugs and make people laugh. He enjoyed kayaking, camping and rope rescue. He was loved and will be missed by so many people. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 21, at Community Grace Brethren Church, 2261 S. Miami St., West Milton. Interment will follow in Unity Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Friday at Hale-Sarver Funeral Home, 284 N. Miami St., West Milton. In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to West Milton Fire Company, 701 S. Miami St., West Milton, OH 45383. Online memories may be left for the family at www.hale-sarver.com.

SUSIE M. APPLE PIQUA — Susie M. Apple, 74, of Piqua died at 12:19 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. She was born in Sidney on Jan. 16, 1938, to the late Joseph and Mamie (Hemp) York. On April 11, 1959, in North Augusta, N.C., she married James D. Apple. He survives. Susie also is survived by three children and their spouses, Jacquelyn and Gary APPLE Holfinger of Piqua, Nancy and Jason DuLaney of Colleyville, Texas, and Randy and Cathy Apple of Stoneycreek, Ontario, Canada; one daughter-in-law, Julie Apple of Piqua; one sister, Virginia Brunson of Jackson Center; one brother, Edward York of Jackson Center; and 13 grandchildren, Rachel, Sarah and Jessica Apple of Piqua, Michael, James, Thomas and Joshua Holfinger of Piqua, Stephanie, Joshua, Samantha and Shannon DuLaney of Colleyville, Texas, and Dylan and Jacob Apple of Stoneycreek,

Ontario, Canada. She was preceded in death by one son, David Apple; two brothers; and two sisters. Susie graduated from Fairlawn High School in 1956. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Piqua. Susie worked for Copperweld in Piqua as an invoice supervisor before retiring in 1998. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Monday, July 23, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Piqua, with the Rev. Fr. Thomas Grilliot as celebrant. Burial will follow in Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua. Friends may call from 2-5 p.m. Sunday at Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home, Piqua. Prayers will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church Scholarship Fund, 528 Broadway, Piqua, OH 45356. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.melcher-sowers.com.

LARRY LANE TROY — Larry Dean Lane, 55, of Troy, passed away at 5:10 a.m. Thursday, July 19, 2012, at his residence. He was born on Nov. 17, 1956 in Dayton, Ohio. Larry was affiliated with RT Industries/Riverside of Miami County and CRSI for many years. Services will be held at 12 p.m. Sunday at Baird Funeral Home, Troy. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Miami County, P.O. Box 502, Troy, OH 45373 or RT Industries, 110 Foss Way, Troy, OH 45373. Friends may express condolences to the family through www.bairdfuneralhome.com.

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Dear Annie: I've been seeing "Bud" for a year. He lives in a trailer park and has a 23-year-old daughter who is on Bud's checking account and charge cards. This girl insists that her mother (Bud's ex-wife) spend weekends at the trailer, so Bud spends those weekends at my house. He will not tell his daughter no. This has put some stress on our relationship. His daughter often buys things for her mother, and Bud pays the bills. I find this a little strange. Bud doesn't understand my objections. He has no interest in saving for our future together. My friends say that Bud is using me because I have a nice house. If I were to marry him, I would make him sign a pre-nup, because otherwise he would give away everything I have. Am I being naive about our relationship? — Can't Take It Anymore Dear Can't Take It: You're not naive. You understand what's going on. But you don't seem to accept your limitations when it comes to changing the situation. A pre-nup won't solve your problem. Bud is going to continue to pay for his daughter's bills. He will continue to acquiesce to her requests, including having her mother stay at his place. And you will continue to be miserable playing second fiddle to his daughter. Your decision is how best to respond to this. Dear Annie: My husband is one of five sons. His parents recently passed away, and he is the executor of the estate and is in the process of selling their home. He got several estimates and selected the realtor he felt would do the best job. One brother tried to get my husband to pick a friend, but my husband was not impressed with her. Another has been really nasty, telling my husband he should try harder to get more money from the sale. My husband's niece would like to buy the house. She made a reasonable offer, and my husband was happy to keep the house in the family. He called a family meeting, but only two brothers showed up, one of whom was the niece's father. He said my husband should get the house appraised in case it was worth more money. When my husband pointed out that the niece might not be able to afford the house if it's priced any higher, her father said this is a business deal and to get as much money as possible. This is upsetting my husband, who would love to sell to his niece. The two brothers already have stopped speaking to him, and before this is all over, the family may fall apart completely. What is your take? — All in the Family Dear Family: When parents die, there is often fallout between siblings over money. But many times the real issue is the perception that one sibling was loved more than another. We suspect your husband was named executor because his parents thought he was the best choice to handle such things, which may also be the reason why he is getting so much resistance from his brothers. If the niece is offering a fair price for the house and your husband wants to sell to her, he should do so. Dear Annie: "Sterling, Mass." said, "Type 1 diabetes is an epidemic, and people with the disease aren't going to wait to eat." She should have said "Type 2." The CDC predicts that one out of every three people will have Type 2 diabetes by 2050. This form of diabetes is caused from a mixture of things, including heredity, eating and exercise habits. People with Type 2 diabetes may or may not use insulin. Fast-acting insulins can begin to work in 10 to 15 minutes, so the person needs to start eating fairly soon after injecting. Others might be able to inject the insulin up to 30 minutes before the meal. — Advanced Diabetes Nurse Specialist/Educator, Transcultural Nurse Specialist Annie's Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please email your questions to anniesmailbox@comcast.net, or write to: Annie's Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 3rd Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254.

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What is the proper way to file a TSA claim? Dear Heloise: I bought a pair of porcelain candleholders on a recent trip. I packed them carefully (in air-pocket wrap) in my checked luggage. Upon my return home, the candleholders were unwrapped, and one was damaged. What can I do? — A Reader, via email There is something you can do, and it’s good information for all of my readers. According to the Transportation Security Administration, travelers can file a claim for broken or damaged items if they believe the TSA is responsible. Be aware that there are more than a dozen airports that use other screening services

Hints from Heloise Columnist and do not accept TSA claims. To file a claim, you need to download or request a claim package from the TSA and submit all required paperwork. Download the packet at www. TSA.gov. The main phone number for the TSA is 866-289-9673, and the Claims Management Branch fax number is 571-227-1904.

Some of the things you may be asked for are: • Purchase receipt (credit-card receipt or, if not available, a bank statement). • Baggage tags or boarding passes. • Repair or replacement estimates. • Photographs of items (if you have them — Heloise). Mail or fax claim documents to the TSA Claims Management Branch. Within three weeks, you should receive an acknowledgment letter with instructions. But the claim itself can take anywhere from two to six months to complete. The TSA may not repack items as carefully as you had orig-

inally (if at all). So if something is important or valuable to you, put it in your carry-on or have it shipped directly to your house. — Heloise ART AVALANCHE Dear Heloise: I love my children’s artwork and have a hard time throwing anything away. I read in your column about scanning the artwork into the computer. Such a helpful hint! I have found that there are many websites (and even some drugstores) that can take your pictures and make them into a book. I did this with my kids’ work, and loved it so much that I made some for the grandparents. — Sheila, via email


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HOROSCOPE BY FRANCES DRAKE For Saturday, July 21, 2012 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) This is a wonderful, social day! Enjoy discussions with siblings, neighbors and friends. Spontaneous meetings with others will delight and amaze you. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Business and commerce are favored hugely today! Look for ways to boost your income or to drive a better bargain. Opportunities for self-employment also might appear. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) You can make positive changes in your life today as well as changes in your immediate environment, because you’re attracted to new ideas. In addition, the chance to do so might fall in your lap! CANCER (June 21 to July 22) The unexpected endorsement of others or some kind of secret support could be very reassuring to you today. Something behind the scenes suddenly is potentially very beneficial. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) Your involvement with a group probably will be spontaneous and unexpected today. Perhaps this meeting takes an unexpected direction. Or perhaps a fresh perspective from others will change your goals. Who knows? VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Something unexpected might promote your good name among your peers today. You can really benefit in some way. Work-related travel also might spontaneously come your way. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Surprise travel plans or plans connected with publishing, the media, higher education, medicine and the law will delight you today. This is a wonderful day, full of unexpected opportunities for you. (But you will have to act fast.) SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Gifts, goodies and favors from others can come to you today. This is a great day to settle disputes about shared property. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Relations with partners and close friends are warm but full of a few surprises. You might hear from an expartner or someone else out of the blue. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Wonderful job opportunities are possible for you today. However, this window of opportunity will be brief, so be prepared to act quickly. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Accept invitations to party, because this is a fun, playful, romantic day! Enjoy sports, the arts and playful times with children. If you can take a mini-vacation today, do so. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Entertain at home today, because family events spontaneously will become exciting and enjoyable. Surprise guests might drop by as well. This also is an excellent day for real-estate opportunities. YOU BORN TODAY Your strong opinions can get you into trouble, but you don’t mind because you’re a fine debater, plus you love playing devil’s advocate. You want to lead an exciting life, which is why you always seek out action and adventure. You’re very comfortable in the public eye. Your coming year will be very social and friendly, and will bless all relationships. Birthdate of: Ernest Hemingway, author/Nobel laureate; Robin Williams, actor/comedian; Marshall McLuhan, author/futurist. (c) 2012 King Features Syndicate, Inc.

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TODAY IN HISTORY (AP) — Today is Friday, July 20, the 202nd day of 2012. There are 164 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 20, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon after reaching the surface in their Apollo 11 lunar module. On this date: • In 1861, the Congress of the Confederate States convened in Richmond, Va.

• In 1871, British Columbia entered Confederation as a Canadian province. • In 1917, the draft lottery in World War I went into operation. • In 1942, the first detachment of the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps later known as WACs began basic training at Fort Des Moines, Iowa. The Legion of Merit was established by an Act of Congress. • In 1951, Jordan’s King Abdullah I was assassinated in Jerusalem by a Palestinian gun-

man who was shot dead on the spot by security. • Today’s Birthdays: Actress-singer Sally Ann Howes is 82. Rockabilly singer Sleepy LaBeef is 77. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, D-Md., is 76. Actress Diana Rigg is 74. Rock musician John Lodge (The Moody Blues) is 69. Country singer T.G. Sheppard is 68. Singer Kim Carnes is 67. Rock musician Carlos Santana is 65. Rock musician Paul Cook (The Sex Pistols, Man Raze) is 56.

Rain too late for most of Indiana’s corn WHITELAND, Ind. (AP) — A top federal farm official who spent two days touring drought-stricken Indiana farms said Thursday that most of the state’s corn crop is in such bad shape that this week’s rainfall likely won’t boost yields. U.S. Agriculture D e p a r t m e n t Undersecretary Michael Scuse told local farmers who gathered at Kelsay Farms, a seventh-generation family farm south of Indianapolis, that 71 percent of Indiana’s corn crop is in poor to very poor condition due to drought and heat stress. Scuse said rain this week provided little or no help because most of Indiana’s cornfields have already passed through the crucial pollination stage when kernels form on each plant’s young cobs, a process the drought and heat stunted. “I don’t care how much rain you get. You can’t put kernels on that,” Scuse said,

holding up an ear of corn picked at Kelsay Farms that was virtually devoid of butter-yellow kernels. Although the corn crop can’t be helped, rain in the coming weeks could still help soybean fields, he said. Scuse’s visit to Kelsay Farms, about 15 miles south of Indianapolis, came a few hours after the release of the latest U.S. Drought Monitor report, which showed that almost 54 percent of Indiana is now in extreme drought. The lingering drought has led the USDA to declare a natural disaster for 80 of Indiana’s 92 counties. Scuse said he visited farms in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio this week partly to get a firsthand look at drought damage and speak to farmers about what the agency might do to help them. His Indiana visit, which included stops Wednesday in northern Indiana, was

USDA Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services Under secretary Michael Scuse displays a drought damaged ear of corn as he talks with local farmers and producers as he toured drought disaster areas in Whiteland, Ind., Thursday. AP PHOTO

also part of the Obama administration’s push for Congress to pass a five-year $500 billion farm and nutrition bill awaiting action in the House. Scuse said the bill contains provisions funding additional disaster pro-

grams that could help farmers, particularly dairy and livestock farmers suffering from the nation’s worst drought in 25 years. “We’re calling on Congress to act as quickly as possible,” he said. “The sooner we get the farm bill

passed the better it’s going to be for all of our producers.” Kelsay Farms is coowned by Merrill Kelsay, the father of Joe Kelsay, the director of the Indiana Department of Agriculture who showed Scuse around his family’s farm Thursday. Joe Kelsay said afterward that the amount of damage to crops across the state varies, depending on local conditions. Isolated rainfall in one field can totally miss others nearby. “Nearly everyone I’ve spoken to has some level of decline in their expectation for a crop. Some people we’ve talked to have a picture of a total loss or a near total loss of crop,” he said. Kelsay said his family’s farm received 2 inches of rain about a week and a half ago from a severe thunderstorm that also damaged some fields with high winds. That rain, and a half-inch that fell Wednesday, has

greened up the farm’s lawns. But only miles away, lawns and fields remain brown and in dire need of moisture, said Joe Rode, a beef cattle farmer whose family has farms in adjacent Morgan County and three other central and southern Indiana counties where they raise about 1,200 cattle. “This looks like paradise compared with the way it looks 10 miles from here,” Rode said. Months of drought and sweltering 100-degree conditions have saddled his business with higher feed costs for his cattle, including hay trucked in from Iowa that costs $180 a ton before the shipping costs, he said. Rode, 65, said some of the springs he draws on to provide water for his cattle have dried up. He’s hoping for rain soon to get those springs flowing again.

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Argentina sees grains windfall from BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — America’s loss is Argentina’s gain. Record soy prices due to a punishing drought in the U.S. heartland are expected to create billions of dollars in new revenue for the South American country, which is the world’s third-

Trade, its highest prices since 2008. A punishing U.S. drought has reduced supplies of the very grains Argentina grows in abundance — mostly to China, which buys 80 percent of Argentina’s soy. Global grain supplies also are under pressure from lowered estimates in Russia and an “underperforming Indian monsoon” season, Barclays Capital said in its commodities briefing on Thursday.

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largest soy producer behind the U.S. and Brazil. Prices for soybeans for August delivery gained 50.25 cents, or 3 percent, to end at $17.3375 a bushel. Corn also beat its all-time high of a year ago, with September deliveries rising 12.75 cents to finish at $8.0775 per bushel. September wheat also rose a sharp 31.75 cents to close at $9.35 per bushel on the Chicago Board of

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SHERIFFʼS SALE SHELBY COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 12-106 Peoples Federal Savings & Loan Association of Sidney vs. Clay R. Mekelburg, 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 Shelby County, Ohio, I will offer at Public Sale in the lobby of the Sheriff on August 22, 2012 at 10:00 oʼclock in the a.m. the following described premises, to-wit: Situated in the City of Troy, in the County of Miami, and in the State of Ohio Parcel Number: D08-009285 Prior Deed Reference: Volume 170, Page 724 of the Official Records of Miami County, Ohio Also known as: 606 Canal Street, Troy, Ohio 45373 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at Fifty One Thousand Five Hundred and 00/100 ($51,500.00) 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. Harry N. Faulkner, Attorney Charles A. Cox, Sheriff of Miami County 7/20, 7/27, 8/3-2012 2300582

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Jane Doe, Unknown Spouse, if any, of Arthur L. Poindexter, Jr. whose last place of residence is 1022 Nutmeg Square North Troy, Ohio 45373 but whose present place of residence is unknown will take notice that on May 21, 2012 @ 9:47 a.m., Bank of America, N.A. filed its Complaint in Case No. 12CV334 in the Court of Common Pleas Miami County, Ohio alleging that the Defendant Jane Doe, Unknown Spouse, if any, of Arthur L. Poindexter, Jr. has or claims to have an interest in the real estate of described below: Permanent Parcel Number: D08-055011; Property Address: 1022 Nutmeg Square North, Troy, Ohio 45373. The legal description may be obtained from the Miami County Auditor at 201 West Main Street, Troy, Ohio 45373, 937-440-5925.

The Petitioner further alleges that by reason of default of the Defendant in the payment of a promissory note, according to its tenor, the conditions of a concurrent mortgage deed given to secure the payment of said note and conveying the premises described, have been broken, and the same has become absolute. The Petitioner prays that the Defendant named above be required to answer and set up their interest in said real estate or be forever barred from asserting the same, for foreclosure of said mortgage, the marshalling of any liens, and the sale of said real estate, and the proceeds of said sale applied to the payment of Petitionerʼs Claim in the proper order of its priority, and for such other and further relief as is just and equitable.

THE DEFENDANT NAMED ABOVE IS REQUIRED TO ANSWER ON OR BEFORE THE 17 DAY OF AUGUST, 2012.

REIMER, ARNOVITZ, CHERNEK & JEFFREY CO., L.P.A. Scott P. Ciupak, Attorney at Law Attorney for Plaintiff-Petitioner P.O. Box 968 Twinsburg, OH 44087 (330) 425-4201 7/6, 7/13, 7/20-2012

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Charter of the Municipality of Tipp City, Ohio, that the following legislation was adopted by the City Council of the Municipality of Tipp City, Ohio on July 16, 2012. The full texts of the following legislation is on file in the Government Center, 260 South Garber Drive, Tipp City, Ohio. Ordinance 20-12 By: Mr. Gibson An ordinance amending Code §94.60 and adding Code §94.65 of the Tipp City, Ohio Code of Ordinances to revise the requirements of cutting grass and weeds.

Ordinance 21-12 By: President Kessler An ordinance amending Ordinance 10-12 pertaining to water rates. Resolution 41-12 By: Mayor Gillis A resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with the Board of Miami County Commissioners for the resurfacing of a segment of Peters Road.

Resolution 42-12 By: Ms. Black A resolution authorizing the amendment of an employment contract between the City Council of Tipp City, Ohio and the City Manager.

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PIQUA, 521 North Downing. Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 8am-3pm Moving sale, sofa, chairs, twin bed, collectable dollhouse miniatures, women's and girls clothing, saxophone, books, CDs, jewelry, and too much to list

PIQUA, 6195 Free Rd., Thursday through Saturday 9am-5pm, Lots of good things, jeans, clothes, plenty of lady's clothes, storm doors, Hague water softener, carport.

PIQUA, 713 Lambert Drive & 1808 Carol Drive, Friday 9am-4pm, Saturday 9am-1pm, So big we need 2 locations! Antique furniture, shaker style furniture, Victorian sofa sleeper, roll top computer desk, lots of household items, crafts, books, TVs, miscellaneous.

PIQUA, Participating homes are on Parkway, Park Avenue, Beckert, Carol, Britton, Carlyle, Willshire, Westview, Dubois, And Clifton, Friday & Saturday, July 20th & July 21st, 9am-?, Join the fun, See you there!!

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TROY, 1261 Peters Road, Saturday, 10am-6pm, Lots of Furniture, hand tools, Household items, office supplies, cooking utensils, men's clothing XL3-XL5, Must sell all to be ready to Move!!! TROY, 1473 Covent Road, Thursday 10am-5pm, Friday and Saturday 10am-3pm. Ladies plus size clothes, ladies size 9 shoes, cookbooks, videos, and miscellaneous

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TROY 215 S Count Street. July 21st 8amnoon. Longaberger, curio cabinet, womens clothes and accessories, dinette set, home goods, and miscellaneous items. TROY, 2211 Murphy Lane East, Thursday, Friday, 8am-4pm, Sega Genesis System/ games, Playstation/ games, toys, games, baby items, girls clothing Toddler-14/16, dishes, bedspreads, Fostoria glass ware, purses, shoes, jewelry, men's/ women's clothing, CD tower, VCR tapes, and much more.

TROY, 2340 Seneca Drive, Saturday, July 21st, 8am-Noon. Moving sale, everything must go! Household items, furniture, electronics, bedding, etc.

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SHERIFFʼS SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 12-260 Flagstar Bank, FSB vs. Natalie R. Huff, 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 August 22, 2012 at 10:00 oʼclock 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: D08-036200 Prior Deed Reference: Official Record Volume 778, Page 265 Also known as: 1460 Fleet Road, Troy, Ohio 45373 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at One Hundred Five Thousand and 00/100 ($105,000.00) 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. Austin B. Barnes, Attorney 7/20, 7/27, 8/3-2012 2300547

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SHERIFFʼS SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 12-266 Bank of America, NA vs. Mia R. Amburn, 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 August 22, 2012 at 10:00 oʼclock 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: D08-059334 Also known as: 1236 Stonyridge Avenue, Troy, Ohio 45373 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at One Hundred Twenty Five Thousand and 00/100 ($125,000.00) 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 7/20, 7/27, 8/3-2012 2300542

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SHERIFFʼS SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 11-832 Deutsche Bank National Trust Company vs. Samuel Hord & William Humphrey, 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 August 22, 2012 at 10:00 oʼclock 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: D08-021810 Prior Deed Reference: Book 776, Page 311 Also known as: 1217 South Mulberry Street, Troy, Ohio 45373 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at Eighty Thousand and 00/100 ($80,000.00) 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 7/20, 7/27, 8/3-2012

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HANDICAP LIFT for scooter, $300; Paragrave engraver, $1500 (937)339-0208

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GUITAR, 2010 Gibson Les Paul with case; Marshall Haze amp stack. Both 99% new, $2500 (937)308-6723 no calls after 5pm

PA, includes Unitec rack, Peavey PV2000, Tapco J-800 poweramps, 12 channel Peavey board, EQ, crossover, compressor, power supply, $775, (937)418-0347

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DOLLEY, folding, light weight $5 (937)367-9065

DOOR OPENER, garage, used - can install. Call (937)295-3553.

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PIANO and bench, Kimball low profile, upright, full keyboard, excellent condition, (937)773-3054

PLAYER PIANO with bench, excellent condition, approx 200 rolls, $1200, (937)368-2290

SPEAKERS, 2 Peavey SP118 subwoofers $300, 2 Yamaha SM15H2 Monitors $300, 1 Peavey SP5G $115, Carvin 1542 Monitor $120, (937)418-0347

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SHERIFFʼS SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 12-238 Wells Fargo Bank, NA vs. Cassendra L. Yount, 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 August 22, 2012 at 10:00 oʼclock 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: D08-039620 Also known as: 1379 Chelsea Road, Troy, Ohio 45373 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at One Hundred Ten Thousand and 00/100 ($110,000.00) 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 7/20, 7/27, 8/3-2012 2300579

SHERIFFʼS SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 11-772 Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation vs. Christopher A. Pickrell, 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 August 15, 2012 at 10:00 oʼclock in the a.m. the following described premises, to-wit: Situated in the City of Tipp City, County of Miami, and State of Ohio Parcel Number: G15-019451 Prior Deed Reference: Volume No. 686, Page 279 Also known as: 46 Spruce Court, 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 Sixty Two Thousand and 00/100 ($162,000.00) 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. Kelly M. McKoy, Attorney 7/13, 7/20, 7/27-2012

SHERIFFʼS SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 10-1082 BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP vs. William T. Allmond, 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 August 8, 2012 at 10:00 oʼclock in the a.m. the following described premises, to-wit: Situated in the City of Troy, County of Miami, State of Ohio Parcel Number: D45-002518 Prior Deed Reference: Volume 787, Page 737 Also known as: 780 Governors Road, Troy, Ohio 45373 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at One Hundred Seventy Five Thousand and 00/100 ($175,000.00) 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 7/6, 13, 20, 2012 2297674

SHERIFFʼS SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 11-894 The Bank of New York Mellon vs. John M. Ashman, 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 August 22, 2012 at 10:00 oʼclock 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: D08-055757 Also known as: 1010 Frontier Drive, Troy, Ohio 45373 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. Joshua. J. Epling, Attorney 7/20, 7/27, 8/3-2012 2300586

SHERIFFʼS SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 10-702 BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP vs. Chester L. Brown Jr., 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 August 8, 2012 at 10:00 oʼclock in the a.m. the following described premises, to-wit: Situated in the City of Troy, in the County of Miami, in the State of Ohio Parcel Number: D08-044480 Prior Deed Reference: Volume 25, Page 999 Also known as: 204 West Dakota Street, Troy, Ohio 45373 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at Sixty Eight Thousand and 00/100 ($68,000.00) 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 C. Gladwell, Attorney 7/6, 13, 20, 2012

SHERIFFʼS SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 11-819 PNC Bank, NA vs. Kimberly A. Hayes, 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 August 22, 2012 at 10:00 oʼclock 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: D08-047610 Prior Deed Reference: Deed Book 752, Page 484 Also known as: 474 Forrest Lane, Troy, Ohio 45373 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at Seventy Nine Thousand and 00/100 ($79,000.00) 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. Joseph M. Henkel, Attorney 7/20, 7/27, 8/3-2012 2300562

SHERIFFʼS SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 12-119 Federal National Mortgage Association vs. Melanie R. Ecklebarger, 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 August 8, 2012 at 10:00 oʼclock 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: G12-082130 Prior Deed Reference: Volume 781, Page 344 on February 8, 2007 Also known as: 5860 Allen Park 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 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. Ronald J. Chernek, Attorney 7/13, 7/20, 7/27-2012

SHERIFFʼS SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 11-580 Mainsource Bank vs. Newell H. Christopher Jr., 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 August 8, 2012 at 10:00 oʼclock in the a.m. the following described premises, to-wit: Situated in the City of Troy, County of Miami, State of Ohio Parcel Number: D08-092000 Also known as: 1010 West Main Street, Troy, Ohio 45373 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at Fifty Four Thousand and 00/100 ($54,000.00) 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. Alan M. Kappers, Attorney 7/6, 13, 20, 2012

SHERIFFʼS SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 11-836 PNC Bank, NA vs. Robert D. Leath, 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 August 22, 2012 at 10:00 oʼclock 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: D08-007610 Prior Deed Reference: Deed Book 765, Page 534 Also known as: 221 West Race Street, Troy, Ohio 45373 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at Seventy Two Thousand and 00/100 ($72,000.00) 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. Lori N. Wight, Attorney 7/20, 7/27, 8/3-2012 2300572

SHERIFFʼS SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 04-558 National City Mortgage Company vs. Rocky A. Hornbeck, Jr., 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 August 15, 2012 at 10:00 oʼclock in the a.m. the following described premises, to-wit: Situated in the City of Tipp City, County of Miami, and State of Ohio Parcel Number: G15-010430 Prior Deed Reference: Volume 716, Page 903 recorded June 14, 2001 Also known as: 113 Miles Avenue, Tipp City, Ohio 45371 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at Sixty Nine Thousand and 00/100 ($69,000.00) 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. Douglas A. Haessig, Attorney 7/13, 7/20, 7/27-2012 2298968

SHERIFFʼS SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 12-236 Wells Fargo Bank, NA vs. William R. Barrett, 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 August 8, 2012 at 10:00 oʼclock in the a.m. the following described premises, to-wit: Situated in the Township of Concord, County of Miami, State of Ohio Parcel Number: C06-083241 Also known as: 1855 Barnhart, Troy, Ohio 45373 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at One Hundred Eighty Five Thousand and 00/100 ($185,000.00) 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 7/6, 13, 20, 2012

SHERIFFʼS SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 12-169 JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA vs. Charlotte A. Taylor, 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 August 22, 2012 at 10:00 oʼclock 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: D08-007430 Prior Deed Reference: Deed Book 642, Page 272 Also known as: 203 South Oxford 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. Pamela A. Fehring, Attorney 7/20, 7/27, 8/3-2012

SHERIFFʼS SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 10-803 PNC Bank, National Association successor by merger to National City Bank successor by merger to National City Mortgage Company vs. Lisa M. Phillips, 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 August 15, 2012 at 10:00 oʼclock in the a.m. the following described premises, towit: Situated in the Township of Monroe, County of Miami, and State of Ohio Parcel Number: G12-080310 Prior Deed Reference: Volume 782, Page 926 Also known as: 215 East Floral Acres 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 Twenty Nine Thousand and 00/100 ($129,000.00) 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 M. Schwieterman, Attorney 7/13, 7/20, 7/27-2012

SHERIFFʼS SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 12-268 Wells Fargo Bank, NA vs. Jacob A. Favorite, 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 August 8, 2012 at 10:00 oʼclock in the a.m. the following described premises, to-wit: Situated in the Township of Concord, County of Miami, State of Ohio Parcel Number: C06-081144 Also known as: 2377 Fenner Road, Troy, Ohio 45373 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at One Hundred Nineteen Thousand and 00/100 ($119,000.00) 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 7/6, 13, 20, 2012

SHERIFFʼS SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 09-245 GMAC Mortgage, LLC successor by merger to GMAC Mortgage Corporation vs. Debra McCoy aka Deborah McCoy, 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 August 8, 2012 at 10:00 oʼclock in the a.m. the following described premises, towit: Situated in the City of Troy, County of Miami, State of Ohio Parcel Number: D08-010740 Prior Deed Reference: Volume 702, Page 458 Also known as: 718 West Franklin Street, Troy, Ohio 45373 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at Fifty Four Thousand and 00/100 ($54,000.00) Dollars and cannot be sold for less than twothirds 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. Ellen L. Fornash, Attorney 7/6, 13, 20, 2012

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SHERIFFʼS SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 12-239 Wells Fargo Bank, NA vs. David R. Lucier, 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 August 8, 2012 at 10:00 oʼclock in the a.m. the following described premises, to-wit: Situated in the City of Troy, County of Miami, State of Ohio Parcel Number: D08-029900 Also known as: 6 Hobart Circle, Troy, Ohio 45373 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at Seventy Nine Thousand Five Hundred and 00/100 ($79,500.00) 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 7/6, 13, 20, 2012 2297669

SHERIFFʼS SALE MIAMI COUNTY COMMON PLEAS Case No.: 11-644 Deutsche Bank National Trust Company vs. Charles C. Melvin, 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 August 8, 2012 at 10:00 oʼclock in the a.m. the following described premises, to-wit: Situated in the City of Troy, County of Miami, State of Ohio Parcel Number: D08-018260 Prior Deed Reference: Volume 642, Page 474 Also known as: 1010 South Walnut Street, Troy, Ohio 45373 A full legal description may be obtained in the Office of the Recorder of Miami County, Ohio. Appraised at Forty Seven Thousand and 00/100 ($47,000.00) 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. Wayne E. Ulbrich, Attorney 7/6, 13, 20, 2012 2297670

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583 Pets and Supplies

UPRIGHT PIANO and bench, Everett, excellent condition. $1000 (937)440-9198.

DACHSHUND AKC registered miniature puppies, 1 male, 2 females, born May 14th. $375 females, $350 males. (419)375-1316

FREE KITTENS to good home, been treated at vet for fleas, wormed and had shots (937)216-2708 and (937)329-6591

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BERNICE & Black Lab puppies, 2 females, ready to go, $50. (937)448-0522

CHOCOLATE LAB, full blooded 2 year old male, all shots current, neutered, free to good home. Call (937)573-6500.

PUPPIES, 3/4 poodle, 1/4 Jack Russell pups. Nonshedding, small & very loving pups. 1st shots and wormed. One female and one male. Will make great pets, $200, (419)236-8749.

POM PUG mix puppies, born 6/1, $75 each. Call (937)489-1116.

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1997 FORD COACHMAN CATALINA RV 460 gas engine, slideout, 34 feet, dual air, generator, 26K original miles, newer tires. Asking $22,000. (937)773-9526

Cloth interior, good gas mileage, new tires, A/C, only 92,000 miles, asking $5200. Call (937)684-0555

2002 DODGE 3500

GERMAN SHEPHERD, female, 2 years. Great with kids and animals. AKC. Mostly black, $250 OBO. (2) ferrets. One male all white, female is gray and black very large cage and play pen included $200 OBO. (937)623-3409. GUINEA PIGS, (3), $10 each. Please contact mwdials@gmail.com, (937)499-3037. KITTEN, free (1) lonely short hair female tabby, all siblings found good homes, beautifully marked, 12 weeks (937)473-2122

KITTENS free to good inside home. Ryan's Bait Store 2017 South County Road 25-A. (937)335-0083 PUPPIES, Black Lab mix 8 weeks old, female, have 1st shots, excellent with children, $50, (937)367-1313

586 Sports and Recreation

ALUMINUM CANOE, Sea Nymph, 17 foot, $350. Call (937)773-3054

CCW Class: July 28th & 29th or Sept. 15th & 16th, at Piqua Fish and Game, Spiker Rd., Piqua $60 parthelynx@aol.com. (937)760-4210.

2010 TOYOTA COROLLA S Sunroof, Bluetooth, auxiliary input, IPOD connection, satellite radio. Show room condition! Only 16,000 miles! One owner. $16,300.

1 ton dually, regular cab, 5.9 liter engine, 5 speed, 5th wheel trailer hitch, extra clean, white, stainless steel simulators, 122,000 miles $7500. Call (937)684-0555

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FIREARM, Antique, WW2 Trophy brought back by GI, 16ga youth, Double barrel with hammers, excellent markings/ engravings, will accept best offer must see to appreciate, (937)573-7955 make appointment

586 Sports and Recreation

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POOL TABLE, 3/4" slate, $500.00, (937)418-8727

2003 PONTIAC Sunfire, Silver, new brakes, rotors, front struts, Good on gas, 2.2 liter, 103,000 miles, $5000 firm, after 4pm (937)622-1300

REVOLVER RUGER 38 special model GP100, blue, 4 inch barrel with case, manual, and shells as new $325 (937)846-1276

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TIRES, good, used, sizes 14's, 15's, and 16's, call (937)451-2962 anytime!

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BUYING: 1 piece or entire estates: Vintage costume or real jewelry, toys, pottery, glass, advertisements. Call Melisa (937)710-4603.

850 Motorcycles/Mopeds

1983 KAWASAKI, 440 runs good, $500.00 (937)418-8727

1998 HARLEY DAVIDSON Dyna Convertible, Sinister Blue, 14,000 miles. 80 C.I., 5 speed, Original Owner selling for health reasons, removable saddle bags and windshield, many upgrades and options, all original parts and service records, bike is like new for 1/2 the price. $8800 OBO, (937)552-7704.

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1991 FORD Mustang LX, Automatic, V8, CD Player, chrome rims, 59,000 miles, winter stored. $6,000 OBO (937)773-7050

2004 HARLEY DAVIDSON 1200 Sportster Roadster, red, 27,000 miles. Like new, touring seat, windshield, saddle bags, luggage rack, custom pipes. Well maintained! $4200. (937)541-3145.

1992 GMC Sierra C1500, 165k miles, $2000. Call (937)335-6033.

1997 HONDA Civic EX, 4 door sedan, auto, one owner, non-smoker, 237,000 miles, excellent condition, reliable transportation, new brakes, tires, A/C, sunroof, remote start, sell for KBB $2,875 (937)789-8473

2005 KAWASAKI Vulcan Meanstreak. 10,000 miles. Excellent condition. 1600cc, fuel injected, Vance and Hines pipes, power commander, new tires. $6000 OBO. (937)638-9070

2002 CHRYSLER Concorde, Silver, Very good shape except needs Sensor pack in Transmission, 158,000 miles, asking $1200, (937)726-2773

2003 BMW Z4 3.0i Roadster, low miles, 6 cylinder, 6 speed, red exterior, black leather interior, Pirelli Runflats, (937)307-3777

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1997 TOYOTA Tacoma, black, 138,400 miles. V-6, gas, auto, 4/4 short bed, $2000. (937)368-2369

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• FOOTBALL: The Troy Athletics Dept. is selling 2012 season football reserved seats, reserved parking passes and other 2012-2013 Athletics Dept. passes. Passes can be purchased in the High School Athletics Dept. office, or an order form explaining all of the purchasing options can be accessed on the school district website at www.troy.k12.oh.us and using the Athletics Dept. link. • SOCCER: Registrations are still being accepted for the Troy Recreation Department’s Youth Fall Soccer Program. The program is for youth entering grades 1 and 2. Practices begin in early August and games begin in early September. Register online now at http://activenet19.active.com/ troyrecdept/. Teams will be finalized within the next two weeks. For more information, please call the Recreation Department at (937) 339-5145. • WRESTLING: Troy High School will host a wrestling camp July 23-24 in the high school wrestling room/auxillary gym. The camp will have two sessions per day, one from 9:30-11 a.m. and the other from 2:30-4 p.m., and participants need to have transportation arranged for the time between sessions. It will be open to wrestlers in grades 6-12, and registration will be done at the door prior to the first session. The cost is $25, which includes a T-shirt. Checks can be made payable to the Troy Wrestling Parents Association. • PHYSICALS: Newton High School has made plans to offer all studentathletes grades 6-11 the chance to receive their required annual physical for the 2012-13 school year. Dr. Kent Booher will provide his services beginning at 7 p.m. Aug. 2 in the high school locker rooms. The charge will be $15. Call 676-2002 to schedule an appointment and pick up the paperwork, which require parental signature. • OFFICIATING CLASSES: The West Central Ohio Football Officials Association will conduct a training program for individuals interested in becoming licensed high school football officials. The training class will be sanctioned by the Ohio High School Athletic Association. Classes will be held on Monday and Thursday evenings Aug. 6-30 at the Upper Valley JVS Applied Tech Center in Piqua. There will be a $75 fee, which covers all materials. Students will be able to work games this fall. Interested individuals should contact Russ Thayer (937335-0715) or Mark Thompson (937658-1880). Registration must be completed by July 30.

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SPORTS CALENDAR TODAY Legion Baseball Troy Bombers at NABF World Series (TBA) SATURDAY Golf Club Championship (at Miami Shores) (TBA) Legion Baseball Troy Bombers at NABF World Series (TBA)

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U.S. hammers Britain in tuneup Deron Williams was in, Carmelo Anthony out, and both were better for it. Of course, it wouldn’t have mattered what lineup the U.S. men’s Olympic basketball team used against an inexperienced and overmatched opponent. See Page 16.

Dragons Lair DAYTON — Clinton put up six runs in the first inning as the Dayton Dragons couldn’t stop Jabari Blash or Guillermo Pimentel in a 10-6 loss, the second straight to kick off a six-game homestand. Blash was 4 for 5 with two doubles, a triple and a homer, three runs and three RBIs, while Pimentel was 3 for 5 with a double and four RBIs.

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Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez delivers to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning Thursday in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Rays shut out Tribe ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Ubaldo Jimenez kept it close against David Price through five innings. Things fell apart in the sixth. Price became the AL’s first 13game winner, B.J. Upton had three RBIs, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Cleveland Indians 6-0 on Thursday. “That’s why I felt that (Wednesday’s) win was so important for us, because you really don’t want come into the last game of the series trying to tie the series against David Price,” Indians manager Manny Acta said. “He overpowered us. We just didn’t have good at-bats against

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Cincinnati Reds’ Brandon Phillips hits a double to drive in two runs in the seventh inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks Thursday in Cincinnati. Phillips also hit a three-run home run during Cincinnati's 7-6 win.

Hold the boos Diamondbacks on Thursday. “If you’re going to boo, wait until the game’s over,” said Phillips, who Cincinnati to its first win after trailing by as many as six runs since wiping out a 6-0 deficit to beat Washington 8-7 on May 21, 2007. “We feed off the fans.” Arizona led 6-3 with one out in the seventh when reliever Bryan Shaw (1-4) walked pinchhitter Xavier Paul and leadoff

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batter Drew Stubbs. Wilson Valdez’s grounder skipped under the glove of first baseman Paul Goldschmidt for a run-scoring error, setting up Phillips’ tying two-run double to left-center field. Phillips moved to third on Jay Bruce’s groundout to Goldschmidt against reliever Mike Zagurski and scored on

The former chairman of the Penn State board of trustees resigned on Thursday, becoming the first board member to do so in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. Steve Garban was harshly criticized over his handling of the crisis that engulfed Penn State after Sandusky’s arrest last November, and he faced persistent calls from alumni and fellow board members to step down. An internal investigation by former FBI Director Louis Freeh found that Garban was briefed twice about developments in the Sandusky case but didn’t share what he knew with the entire

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Phillips’ 5 RBIs appease hostile home crowd CINCINNATI (AP) — Brandon Phillips felt Cincinnati’s fans were a bit premature in their booing, so he took it upon himself to turn the jeers into cheers. The second baseman homered and had a season-high five RBIs, then scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning on Todd Frazier’s single to help the Reds rally from a six-run deficit in a 7-6 win over the Arizona

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Walk in the park Scott grabs early lead at British LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) — Unlike the guys in charge of the weather forecast, Adam Scott got everything just about right Thursday in the British Open. Scott was determined not to take himself out of contention in the opening round at Royal Lytham & St. Annes, as he had done in the first two majors this year. Caddie Steve Williams gave him a pep talk to play the first hole like it was the last one. Even more inspiration came from the international flags posted above the massive grandstand down the left side of the first tee. They weren’t flapping. They were sagging. In surprisingly calm condiAP PHOTO tions, Scott raced out to the lead Adam Scott plays a shot off the 15th tee at Royal Lytham & St and almost into the record book. Annes golf club during the first round of the British Open at He stood on the 18th tee needing Lytham St Annes, England, Thursday. a birdie to break the major

championship scoring record, and instead made bogey to settle for a 6-under 64. It matched the lowest Open round ever at Royal Lytham and gave the Australian a one-shot lead over Paul Lawrie, Zach Johnson and Nicolas Colsaerts. “It was just like a nice walk in the park today,” Scott said. “And it was not what we’ve experienced in the practice rounds. I’m sure there’s going to be some weather elements thrown at us the next three days, so just going to have to knuckle down to handle that. But I’m confident. My ball striking is good. I think I can get it around no matter what the conditions are.” The proof was in limp flags and red numbers on the scoreboards.

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Penn State ■ CONTINUED FROM 15 board, depriving trustees of a chance to prepare for the worst crisis in Penn State’s 157-year history. Freeh’s 267-page report portrayed a disengaged board that handed too much responsibility to the university president and failed to investigate deeply enough once it became aware of a grand jury probe. After the report’s release, trustees accepted responsibility for a failure of oversight and said they were “deeply ashamed.”

Board Chairwoman Karen Peetz, who announced Garban’s resignation, said at the time that no trustee would step down, however. While Garban is the first trustee to resign in the wake of the Sandusky scandal, he’s not the first board casualty. Incumbent trustee Anne Riley lost re-election last spring as alumni upset over the board’s handling of the crisis picked three new trustees all of whom campaigned on a reform platform to sit on the 32-member panel.

A 1959 Penn State graduate, Garban worked at the university for 33 years, the last 12 as treasurer and senior vice president of finance and operations. Alumni first elected him to the board of trustees in 1998, and he began his fifth three-year term in 2010. Some trustees felt he was too close to ousted university president Graham Spanier, according to the Freeh report. “Some trustees thought Garban’s history of being previously employed at

Penn State, where as (senior vice president) he reported directly to Spanier, hampered his ability to lead the board,” the report said. • Big Ten Commish May Get Power To Fire Coaches (AP) — In the wake of the scandal at Penn State, the Big Ten Conference is considering a plan to give its commissioner the power to punish schools with financial sanctions, suspensions and even the ability to fire coaches. An 18-page plan being

circulated among Big Ten leadership raises the possibility of giving Commissioner Jim Delany such authority, the Chronicle of Higher Education reported Thursday. The plan, which the Chronicle posted online, suggests that in certain circumstances requiring “immediate and decisive action,” the commissioner would have unilateral authority to “take any and all actions” in the best interest of the Big Ten. The league declined

comment when contacted by The Associated Press for comment on the plan titled “Standards and Procedures for Safeguarding Institutional Control of Intercollegiate Athletics.” “It is a working document intended to generate ideas, not draw conclusions,” according to an email sent from Big Ten headquarters to people in the league. “One provision in the document addresses ‘emergency authority of the commissioner’ — it is just one of many ideas.”

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Switching things up

Tension high at opening ceremony

U.S. beats Britain by 40 MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Deron Williams was in, Carmelo Anthony out, and both were better for it. Of course, it wouldn’t have mattered what lineup the U.S. men’s Olympic basketball team used against an inexperienced and overmatched opponent. Williams and Anthony responded to a lineup change with 19 points apiece, and the Americans beat Britain 118-78 on Thursday in an exhibition game. LeBron James added 16 points and Russell Westbrook had 15 for the Americans, who built a 40point lead early in the fourth quarter and every basket from there seemed to be a dunk. Chicago Bulls All-Star Luol Deng scored 25 points for Britain against his former college coach at Duke. “He said they just had never faced that speed and quickness, so you can’t practice that,” Mike Krzyzewski said. “You can’t simulate that, so I thought it was a great experience for them. And us.” Krzyzewski inserted Kevin Durant for Anthony, and Williams for Chris Paul, and both Anthony and Williams flourished in their new roles. Williams, who couldn’t scrimmage with the Americans when they opened camp because he hadn’t signed his $98 million extension with the Nets yet, made 7-of-8 shots, going 5 of 6 from 3-point range and adding five assists. “I feel I adjusted pretty well,” Williams said. “I was a little worried about how my conditioning was going to be, just because I hadn’t played 5-on-5, but I just trained really hard coming in so I’d just be in the best shape possible, and I feel like I’m there.” Anthony came in for Durant in the first quarter — apparently unnoticed to the PA announcer, who credited Durant with the Knicks forward’s first basket — and shook off the change well after being a starter in three previous years with the national team and both exhibitions this year. He rebounded from a poor game in Washington by shooting 8 of 10 from the field. “It was fine with me, definitely fine with me,” Anthony said of the change. “(Krzyzewski) came to us this morning, me and Chris, asked if we were OK with it. I’m like, why wouldn’t we be? It is what it is. He want-

LONDON (AP) — Transforming the Olympic Stadium into a rural idyll is proving far from serene for Danny Boyle ahead of the opening ceremony. As he perfects next Friday’s curtain raiser, the Oscar-winning director is discovering that art and sport can be a volatile mix. London organizers have acknowledged tension between Boyle and Olympic broadcasters, while trying to downplay suggestions of a full-blown standoff. Boyle has already been forced to trim parts of the ceremony to ensure it finishes in time for spectators to get home before public transportation shuts down. And the “Slumdog Millionaire” director is now locked in negotiations with Olympic Broadcasting Services about camera positions. The cameras installed in the 80,000-seat stadium are in prime spots to capture

sports action. But Boyle wants his own cameras in place to capture a cinematicstyle “Isles of Wonder”themed show. “There are creative tensions in here,” London organizing committee spokeswoman Jackie Brock-Doyle said. “Right now the discussion is where cameras are going … In any kind of show you have got creative people all doing all different elements of it, getting towards that opening night I think people get a bit excited.” Adding cameras involves removing seating, although tickets for them hadn’t been sold. “Danny was very keen to make sure that the coverage of the opening ceremony was filmed, not from a sports standpoint, but to capture the way in which the ceremony was being played through,” said James Bulley, the director of venues for the organizing committee.

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LeBron James of the USA hangs from the hoop after scoring during an Olympic Warm Up match at the Manchester Arena, Manchester, England, Thursday July 19, 2012. Competitors from around the globe are arriving in London to prepare for the upcoming London 2012 Olympic Games. ed to put a different lineup out there against this team, see some different things. He’s still trying to figure it out as a coach as well with this new group.” Britain’s home game was similar to the Americans’ opener against China in the Beijing Olympics, where plays for both teams were loudly cheered. The boos were brief, when a light “USA!” chant broke out in the fourth quarter. Basketball has little place in British sports, but with the national team returning to the Olympics this year as the games’ host, the sport got some attention with a visit from the powerful U.S. squad. In an unusual pregame scene, the crowd didn’t seem

interested in the home team’s strange set of pregame warm-up exercises, choosing instead to watch the Americans’ practice dunks, oohing and aahing along the way. The rules of the game were then written shown on the overhead video scoreboard and explained by the public address announcer before play began. The British, also including the Portland Trail Blazers’ Joel Freeland and coached by Houston Rockets assistant Chris Finch, hung with the Americans for 10-plus minutes before the visitors’ athleticism ran them off the floor. “We knew what kind of level we had to get to to

compete in the Olympics,” British forward Kieron Achara said. “This was a level higher than we were used to.” Krzyzewski went with an explosive lineup of Durant, Kobe Bryant, James and Anthony — four of the NBA’s top six scorers — and Paul late in the second quarter, and James scored twice on feeds from Anthony and set up Durant for another basket in an 8-0 spurt that extended a 10point lead to 18, and the game was never close again. “It doesn’t get more explosive than that and that’s the dynamic of our team,” James said. “We have an opportunity to do multiple things with our lineups and it’s a luxury we have.”

will also be available starting at 7:15 a.m. The cost to participate in the event is $15, and prizes will be awarded to the overall and age category winners. • SOFTBALL: The Miami County Flames 2013 fastpitch travel softball team will be holding tryouts throughout the coming weeks for its 18u, 16u, 14u, 12u and 10u teams at Piqua High School’s softball field. For more information and for a schedule of tryouts, contact Ginetta Thiebeau at (937) 570-7128. • SOFTBALL: The Troy

Fastpitch Fall Ball League, including doubleheaders for five weeks, begins Sept. 9 at Duke Park. The cost is $50 and the signup deadline is Aug. 13. Travel teams are welcome. For more info and registration, see www.miamicountyblaze.com or call Curt at (937) 875-0492. • SOFTBALL: The MiltonUnion Fall Ball League, including doubleheaders for five weeks, begins Sept. 9 at the Lowry Complex. The cost is $50 and the signup deadline is Aug. 13. Travel teams are welcome. For more

info and registration, see www.miamicountyblaze.com or call Curt at (937) 875-0492. • SOFTBALL: Upcoming tryouts for the Miami Couny Blaze fastpitch softball (at Lowry Complex in West Milton) 10U, 12U, and 14U teams are 9-11:30 a.m. on Aug. 11 and from noon1:30 p.m. Aug. 12, while tryouts for the 16U and 18U teams are from noon-1:30 p.m. Aug. 11 and from 2-3:30 p.m. Aug. 12. Contact Curt at 875-0492 or miamicountyblaze@aol.com for more information.

■ CONTINUED FROM 15 Frazier’s single to left off Brad Ziegler. “That was pretty fun, especially after the beginning,” Frazier said. “We were a little dead. Brandon got us going.” Alfredo Simon (2-1) allowed one hit in 1 2-3 innings for the win. Logan Ondrusek and Sean Marshall combined to pitch a scoreless eighth and Aroldis Chapman pitched the ninth for his 15th save as the Reds salvaged a split of the four-game series and moved a halfgame ahead of idle Pittsburgh in the NL Central. The Reds improved to 2-2 in their first four games without All-Star first baseman Joey Votto, who underwent arthro-

scopic surgery on Tuesday to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee. They also have 22 comefrom-behind wins. “The Reds are a very resilient team,” Arizona manager Kirk Gibson said. Phillips, who usually bats fourth, finally got going in Votto’s normal No. 3 spot. He was a combined 3-for-11 with one RBI in the first three games since manager Dusty Baker moved him up a notch. “Brandon can hit all over the order,” Baker said. “He’s the only guy we’ve got who can do that. This lets you know you can come back. It shows us what we can do without Joey. You’ve just got to keep doing what you can do.”

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Indians ■ CONTINUED FROM 15 him.” Price (13-4) allowed two hits over seven innings. The All-Star lefthander had seven strikeouts and three walks. Upton hit a three-run double off Jimenez (8-9) during a four-run sixth that put the Rays up 5-0. After getting two outs, Jimenez loaded the bases before giving up Upton’s shot down the third-base line. “It was a slider that got too much of the plate,” Jimenez said. “He’s a really good hitter.”

Upton scored on Carlos Pena’s RBI single. Jimenez allowed five runs and seven hits in 5 2-3 innings. He struck out five and walked five. “He threw a lot better than the last outing, so we’re very encouraged by that,” Acta said. “I thought Ubaldo battled well for us. He gave us five innings to do something, to score runs, and we couldn’t do it.” Jimenez was coming off a start last Saturday in which he gave up eight runs in 2 1-3 innings in an 11-9 loss to Toronto.

Tips ■ CONTINUED FROM 15 • RUNNING: The Piqua Optimist Club’s fourth annual Bob Mikolajewski Memorial 5K Run & Walk will be held at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 11 at Piqua High School’s Alexander Stadium. Go online to www.PiquaOptimist5k.com to download the event registration flyer. Runners and walkers should pre-register by mail postmarked before Aug. 6 to ensure a race Tshirt. Online registration is also available through www.alliancerunning.com. However, race day registration

• SOFTBALL: College Exposure fastpitch tryouts for the Miami County Blaze will be held from 6-8 p.m. July 26th at Lowry Complex in West Milton. The tryout is open to all girls ages 16-18 years old from any team (not only for Blaze girls) interested in playing a few weekends in the fall at college showcase events. For questions or more info, contact Curt at 875-0492 or miamicountyblaze@aol.com • GOLF: The Lehman Catholic High School Athletic Boosters will be holding their annual golf out-

ing on Aug. 12 at Shelby Oaks Golf Club in Sidney. This year's event will be a four-person scramble format (make your own team). The fee is $95 per person. Lunch is at noon with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. For more information, please contact D. Jay Baird at (937) 492-0184 or Dave Proffitt at (937) 726-0613. • SUBMIT-A-TIP: To submit an item to the Troy Daily News sports section, please contact Josh Brown at jbrown@tdnpublishing.com or Colin Foster at cfoster@tdnpublishing.com.


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BASEBALL Baseball Expanded Standings All Times EDT AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division W L Pct New York 57 34 .626 48 44 .522 Baltimore 48 45 .516 Boston 48 45 .516 Tampa Bay 45 47 .489 Toronto Central Division W L Pct Chicago 50 42 .543 49 44 .527 Detroit 47 45 .511 Cleveland 39 52 .429 Kansas City 38 54 .413 Minnesota West Division W L Pct Texas 55 36 .604 Los Angeles 50 43 .538 47 44 .516 Oakland 40 54 .426 Seattle NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division W L Pct Washington 53 37 .589 Atlanta 50 41 .549 47 45 .511 New York 44 48 .478 Miami 41 52 .441 Philadelphia Central Division W L Pct Cincinnati 52 40 .565 Pittsburgh 51 40 .560 St. Louis 47 45 .511 44 47 .484 Milwaukee 38 53 .418 Chicago 34 58 .370 Houston West Division W L Pct San Francisco 51 41 .554 Los Angeles 49 44 .527 44 48 .478 Arizona 38 55 .409 San Diego 35 56 .385 Colorado

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Scott dh 4 2 2 1 Kppngr 3b3 0 2 1 Conrad 3b0 0 0 0 Matsui rf 3 0 0 0 EJhnsn ss1 0 0 0 DJnngs lf 2 1 0 0 JMolin c 3 1 2 0 SRdrgz 2b3 1 0 0 Totals 26 0 2 0 Totals 33 611 6 Cleveland.................000 000 000—0 Tampa Bay...............001 004 10x—6 DP_Cleveland 1, Tampa Bay 1. LOB_Cleveland 3, Tampa Bay 9. 2B_B.Upton 2 (14), Scott (13), Keppinger (7). 3B_Keppinger (1). HR_Scott (12). SB_Zobrist (11), J.Molina (1). CS_C.Santana (3), Zobrist (8). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .IP H R ER BB SO Cleveland Jimenez L,8-9 . .5 2-3 7 5 5 5 5 Barnes . . . . . . .1 1-3 3 1 1 0 1 Accardo . . . . . . . . .1 1 0 0 0 2 Tampa Bay Price W,13-4 . . . . . .7 2 0 0 3 7 W.Davis . . . . . . . . . .2 0 0 0 1 3 HBP_by Jimenez (De.Jennings). WP_Barnes, Price. Umpires_Home, CB Bucknor; First, Mark Wegner; Second, Dale Scott; Third, Dan Iassogna. T_3:00. A_27,856 (34,078). Thursday's Major League Linescores AMERICAN LEAGUE Los Angeles 000 001 000—1 3 1 Detroit . . . . .030 110 00x—5 9 0 Williams, Takahashi (7), Hawkins (7), Frieri (8) and Bo.Wilson, Hester; Scherzer, Benoit (8), Valverde (9) and Avila. W_Scherzer 9-5. L_Williams 6-7. HRs_Los Angeles, Trout (14). Detroit, Avila (6), Mi.Cabrera (21). Baltimore . .010 000 120—4 7 1 Minnesota . .200 100 000—3 7 1 W.Chen, O'Day (8), Patton (8), Strop (8), Ji.Johnson (9) and Wieters; De Vries, Duensing (7), Al.Burnett (8), T.Robertson (8), Swarzak (8) and Mauer. W_W.Chen 8-5. L_Al.Burnett 33. Sv_Ji.Johnson (28). HRs_Baltimore, C.Davis (15). Seattle . . . . .030 010 101—6 11 0 Kansas City 000 010 000—1 8 0 F.Hernandez, Luetge (9) and Jaso; W.Smith, L.Coleman (7), Bueno (7) and S.Perez. W_F.Hernandez 8-5. L_W.Smith 1-3. HRs_Seattle, J.Montero (9). Chicago . . .000 100 000—1 8 0 Boston . . . .000 000 003—3 8 0 Quintana, Thornton (9), Reed (9) and Pierzynski; Buchholz, Aceves (9) and Shoppach. W_Aceves 1-6. L_Thornton 2-6. HRs_Boston, C.Ross (16). NATIONAL LEAGUE San Francisco010000 010—2 9 1 Atlanta . . . .011 100 00x—3 3 0 Bumgarner, Hensley (8) and Posey; T.Hudson, O'Flaherty (8), Kimbrel (9) and D.Ross. W_T.Hudson 8-4. L_Bumgarner 11-6. Sv_Kimbrel (28). HRs_Atlanta, F.Freeman (13), D.Ross (5). New York . . .212 400 000—9 11 2 Washington 100 001 021—5 14 0 Dickey, Byrdak (8), R.Ramirez (8), Edgin (8), Parnell (9) and Thole; G.Gonzalez, Stammen (4), H.Rodriguez (7), Storen (9) and Flores, Leon. W_Dickey 13-1. L_G.Gonzalez 12-5. HRs_New York, D.Wright 2 (14),

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SPORTS ON TV TODAY AUTO RACING 8 a.m. SPEED — Formula One, practice for Grand Prix of Germany, at Hockenheim, Germany 9 p.m. SPEED — TORC, at Joliet, Ill. BOXING 9 p.m. ESPN2 — Junior lightweights, Juan Carlos Burgos (29-1-0) vs. Cesar Vazquez (25-0-0), at Laughlin, Nev. CYCLING 8 a.m. NBCSN — Tour de France, stage 18, Blagnac to Brive-la-Gaillarde, France GOLF 7 a.m. ESPN — The British Open Championship, second round, at Lytham St. Annes, England 3 p.m. TGC — PGA Tour, True South Classic, second round, at Madison, Miss. 6 p.m. TGC — USGA, U.S. Girls' Junior Amateur Championship, quarterfinal matches, at Daly City, Calif. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. FSN — Milwaukee at Cincinnati MLB — Regional coverage, San Francisco at Philadelphia or Atlanta at Washington 8:05 p.m. WGN — Chicago Cubs at St. Louis TENNIS 4 p.m. ESPN2 — ATP World Tour, BB&T Atlanta Open, quarterfinal 7 p.m. ESPN2 — ATP World Tour, BB&T Atlanta Open, quarterfinal 11 p.m. ESPN2 — WTA, Mercury Insurance Open, quarterfinal, at Carlsbad, Calif. I.Davis (14). Washington, Zimmerman (11). Miami . . . . .000 001 001—2 6 0 Chicago . . .000 040 00x—4 9 0 Buehrle, LeBlanc (6), Mujica (7), Cishek (8) and J.Buck; Maholm, Marmol (9) and Soto. W_Maholm 8-6. L_Buehrle 9-9. Sv_Marmol (11). HRs_Chicago, A.Soriano (18). Midwest League Eastern Division W L Pct. GB Bowling Green (Rays) 15 10 .600 — Lansing (Blue Jays) 15 10 .600 — Fort Wayne (Padres) 15 11 .577 ½ Lake County (Indians) 14 12 .538 1½ West Michigan (Tigers)1412 .538 1½ South Bend (D’Backs) 12 13 .480 3 Great Lakes (Dodgers)11 14 .440 4 9 17 .346 6½ Dayton (Reds) Western Division W L Pct. GB 15 11 .577 — Clinton (Mariners) Burlington (Athletics) 14 11 .560 ½ Kane County (Royals) 14 11 .560 ½ Quad Cities (Cardinals)1412 .538 1 Wisconsin (Brewers) 13 12 .520 1½ 11 14 .440 3½ Beloit (Twins) 10 16 .385 5 Peoria (Cubs) Cedar Rapids (Angels) 8 18 .308 7 Wednesday's Games Clinton 4, Dayton 1 West Michigan 9, Peoria 8, 10 innings Burlington 5, South Bend 3 Fort Wayne 6, Cedar Rapids 0 Lake County 7, Quad Cities 1 Lansing at Beloit, ppd., rain Bowling Green 5, Kane County 0 Wisconsin 5, Great Lakes 4, 10 innings Thursday's Games Clinton at Dayton, 7 p.m. Peoria at West Michigan, 7 p.m. Burlington at South Bend, 7:05 p.m. Fort Wayne at Cedar Rapids, 7:35 p.m. Lansing at Beloit, 8 p.m. Lake County at Quad Cities, 8 p.m. Kane County at Bowling Green, 8:05 p.m. Great Lakes at Wisconsin, 8:05 p.m. Friday's Games Clinton at Dayton, 7 p.m. Peoria at West Michigan, 7 p.m. Fort Wayne at Cedar Rapids, 7:35 p.m. Burlington at South Bend, 7:35 p.m. Lake County at Quad Cities, 8 p.m. Lansing at Beloit, 8 p.m. Great Lakes at Wisconsin, 8:05 p.m. Kane County at Bowling Green, 8:05 p.m. Saturday's Games Lake County at Cedar Rapids, 6:05 p.m. Peoria at South Bend, 6:05 p.m. Kane County at Dayton, 7 p.m. Burlington at West Michigan, 7 p.m. Lansing at Wisconsin, 7:35 p.m. Great Lakes at Beloit, 8 p.m. Fort Wayne at Quad Cities, 8 p.m. Clinton at Bowling Green, 8:05 p.m. Sunday's Games Burlington at West Michigan, 1 p.m. Peoria at South Bend, 2:05 p.m. Lansing at Wisconsin, 2:05 p.m. Great Lakes at Beloit, 3 p.m. Lake County at Cedar Rapids, 3:05 p.m. Kane County at Dayton, 4 p.m. Fort Wayne at Quad Cities, 6 p.m. Clinton at Bowling Green, 6:05 p.m.

CYCLING Tour de France Results Thursday At Bagneres-de-Luchon, France 17th Stage An 89.2-mile loop in the Pyrenees beginning and ending in Bagneresde-Luchon, with an early Category 1 climb up the Col de Mente and a finishing Category 1 to the summit of Peyragudes ski resort. In between is an Hors category climb up the Port de Bales 1. Alejandro Valverde, Spain, Movistar, 4 hours, 12 minutes, 11 seconds. 2. Chris Froome, Britain, Sky Procycling, 19 seconds behind. 3. Bradley Wiggins, Britain, Sky Procycling, same time. 4. Thibaut Pinot, France, FDJ-Big Mat, :22. 5. Pierre Rolland, France, Team Europcar, :26. 6. Jurgen Van den Broeck, Belgium, Lotto Belisol, same time. 7. Vincenzo Nibali, Italy, LiquigasCannondale, :37. 8.Tejay Van Garderen, United States, BMC Racing, :54. 9. Christopher Horner, United States, RadioShack-Nissan, 1:02. 10. Daniel Martin, Ireland, Garmin-

Sharp-Barracuda, 1:11. 11. Andreas Kloeden, Germany, RadioShack-Nissan, 1:14. 12. Nicolas Roche, Ireland, France, AG2R La Mondiale, 1:30. 13. Jelle Vanendert, Belgium, Lotto Belisol, 1:39. 14. Richie Porte, Australia, Sky Procycling, 1:46. 15. Denis Menchov, Russia, Katusha, 1:55. 16. Christophe Kern, France, Team Europcar, 2:10. 17. Janez Brajkovic, Slovenia, Astana, same time. 18. Cadel Evans, Australia, BMC Racing, same time. 19. Michael Rogers, Australia, Sky Procycling, same time. 20. Ivan Basso, Italy, LiquigasCannondale, 2:37. Also 22. Haimar Zubeldia, Spain, RadioShack-Nissan, 3:17. 34. Levi Leipheimer, United States, Omega Pharma-QuickStep, 8:19. 55. George Hincapie, United States, BMC Racing, 16:06. 119. Christian Vande Velde, United Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda, States, 30:57. 138. David Zabriskie, United States, Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda, same time. 144. Tyler Farrar, United States, Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda, same time. Overall Standings (After 17 stages) 1. Bradley Wiggins, Britain, Sky Procycling, 78 hours, 28 minutes, 2 seconds. 2. Chris Froome, Britain, Sky Procycling, 2:05. 3. Vincenzo Nibali, Italy, LiquigasCannondale, 2:41. 4. Jurgen Van den Broeck, Belgium, Lotto Belisol, 5:53. 5.Tejay Van Garderen, United States, BMC Racing, 8:30. 6. Cadel Evans, Australia, BMC Racing, 9:57. 7. Haimar Zubeldia, Spain, RadioShack-Nissan, 10:11. 8. Pierre Rolland, France, Team Europcar, 10:17. 9. Janez Brajkovic, Slovenia, Astana, 11:00. 10. Thibaut Pinot, France, FDJ-Big Mat, 11:46. 11. Nicolas Roche, Ireland, France, AG2R La Mondiale, 12:58. 12. Andreas Kloeden, Germany, RadioShack-Nissan, 14:09. 13. Christopher Horner, United States, RadioShack-Nissan, 14:22. 14. Chris Anker Sorensen, Denmark, Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank, 18:34. 15. Denis Menchov, Russia, Katusha, 22:42. 16. Maxime Monfort, Belgium, RadioShack-Nissan, 24:24. 17. Egoi Martinez, Spain, EuskaltelEuskadi, 25:32. 18. Rui Costa, Portugal, Movistar, 29:23. 19. Eduard Vorganov, Russia, Katusha, 33:07. 20. Alejandro Valverde, Spain, Movistar, 33:38. Also 30. Levi Leipheimer, United States, Omega Pharma-QuickStep, 59:02. 39. George Hincapie, United States, BMC Racing, 1:25:29. 62. Christian Vande Velde, United States, Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda, 1:55:00. 108. David Zabriskie, United States, Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda, 2:47:23. 152. Tyler Farrar, United States, Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda, 3:44:02.

GOLF British Open Scores Thursday At Royal Lytham & St. Annes Lytham St. Annes, England Purse: $7.75 million Yardage: 7,086; Par: 70 (34-36) First Round a-amateur Adam Scott......................32-32—64 Paul Lawrie ......................32-33—65 Zach Johnson ..................32-33—65 Nicolas Colsaerts ............31-34—65 Brandt Snedeker..............32-34—66 Ernie Els ..........................33-34—67 Bubba Watson .................31-36—67 Graeme McDowell ...........31-36—67 Tiger Woods ....................30-37—67 Toshinori Muto .................31-36—67 Rory McIlroy ....................32-35—67 Steve Stricker ..................32-35—67 Peter Hanson...................32-35—67 Jamie Donaldson.............35-33—68 James Morrison ...............33-35—68 Thomas Aiken..................31-37—68 Scott Pinckney.................33-35—68 Anders Hansen................34-34—68

Friday, July 20, 2012 Jbe Kruger.......................31-37—68 Anirban Lahiri ..................33-35—68 Justin Hicks......................33-35—68 Matthew Baldwin .............33-36—69 Adilson Da Silva ..............37-32—69 Thongchai Jaidee ............34-35—69 Matt Kuchar .....................35-34—69 Charl Schwartzel .............34-35—69 Thorbjorn Olesen.............33-36—69 Bob Estes ........................34-35—69 Brendan Jones ................34-35—69 Steven Alker ....................35-34—69 Lee Slattery .....................32-37—69 Richard Sterne ................33-36—69 Francesco Molinari ..........33-36—69 Fredrik Jacobson .............34-35—69 Marc Leishman ................34-35—69 Ted Potter Jr.....................35-34—69 Jeev Milkha Singh ...........32-38—70 Simon Khan.....................34-36—70 Kyle Stanley.....................35-35—70 Rafael Cabrera-Bello .......36-34—70 Vijay Singh.......................36-34—70 Thomas Bjorn ..................36-34—70 Jason Dufner ...................32-38—70 Martin Laird .....................35-35—70 Troy Matteson ..................33-37—70 Aaron Townsend ..............34-36—70 K.J. Choi ..........................35-35—70 Hunter Mahan..................36-34—70 John Senden ...................33-37—70 Padraig Harrington ..........35-35—70 Luke Donald ....................33-37—70 Retief Goosen..................35-35—70 Andres Romero ...............34-36—70 Garth Mulroy....................36-35—71 Mark Calcavecchia ..........37-34—71 Greg Chalmers ................36-35—71 Miguel Angel Jimenez .....36-35—71 Bill Haas ..........................37-34—71 Davis Love III...................37-34—71 Nick Watney.....................35-36—71 Ian Poulter .......................34-37—71 Yoshinori Fujimoto ...........34-37—71 Tom Watson .....................35-36—71 Aaron Baddeley ...............35-36—71 Warren Bennett................34-37—71 Dale Whitnell....................36-35—71 Juvic Pagunsan ...............34-37—71 Greg Owen ......................34-37—71 Marcus Fraser..................34-37—71 Carl Pettersson................34-37—71 Harris English ..................34-37—71 Fernandez-Castano.........33-38—71 Angel Cabrera .................33-38—71 Bo Van Pelt ......................33-38—71 Keegan Bradley ...............33-38—71 Rickie Fowler ...................36-35—71 Alexander Noren..............35-36—71 Richie Ramsay ................32-39—71 Ashley Hall.......................40-31—71 Todd Hamilton..................36-36—72 John Daly.........................38-34—72 Raphael Jacquelin ...........37-35—72 Stewart Cink ....................36-36—72 Sergio Garcia...................36-36—72 Steven Tiley .....................36-36—72 Lucas Glover....................35-37—72 Charles Howell III ............33-39—72 Paul Casey ......................31-41—72 Mark Wilson.....................34-38—72 Simon Dyson ...................35-37—72 Ross Fisher .....................35-37—72 Sang-moon Bae...............36-36—72 Louis Oosthuizen.............34-38—72 Geoff Ogilvy.....................36-36—72 Toru Taniguchi..................35-37—72 Jim Furyk.........................33-39—72 Koumei Oda.....................35-37—72 Troy Kelly............................35-37-72 Barry Lane.......................37-36—73 Rafael Echenique ............36-37—73 Chad Campbell................36-37—73 Johnson Wagner..............36-37—73 Lee Westwood .................33-40—73 Dustin Johnson................33-40—73 Kevin Na ..........................36-37—73 Daniel Chopra..................34-39—73 Joost Luiten .....................36-37—73 Nicholas Cullen................36-37—73 Tom Lehman....................33-40—73 Pablo Larrazabal..............35-38—73 Gregory Havret................36-37—73 Gary Woodland................35-38—73 Branden Grace ................35-38—73 Phil Mickelson..................37-36—73 Sandy Lyle.......................37-37—74 Alejandro Canizares ........41-33—74 David Duval .....................35-39—74 Stephen Ames.................38-36—74 Y.E. Yang ..........................36-38—74 Justin Rose......................39-35—74 Ryo Ishikawa ...................34-40—74 Steven O'Hara .................36-38—74 Michael Thompson ..........35-39—74 Marcel Siem.....................34-40—74 George Coetzee ..............33-41—74 Chez Reavie ....................35-39—74 Trevor Immelman .............37-37—74 Richard Finch ..................38-36—74 Jonathan Byrd .................36-38—74 Alvaro Quiros...................36-38—74 a-Manuel Trappel .............37-37—74 Andrew Georgiou.............36-38—74 Morten Orum Madsen .....36-38—74 John Huh .........................38-37—75 Justin Leonard .................39-36—75 a-Alan Dunbar .................35-40—75 Brad Kennedy ..................39-36—75 Paul Broadhurst...............36-39—75 K.T. Kim............................35-40—75 Ben Curtis........................37-38—75 Robert Allenby.................35-40—75 Prayad Marksaeng...........37-38—75 James Driscoll .................43-33—76 Tim Clark .........................38-38—76 Darren Clarke ..................37-39—76 Hiroyuki Fujita..................38-38—76 Sam Walker .....................38-38—76 Elliot Saltman...................37-39—76 Ian Keenan ......................36-40—76 Tadahiro Takayama ..........37-40—77 Kodai Ichihara..................39-38—77 Martin Kaymer .................38-39—77 Mardan Mamat ................39-38—77 Grant Veenstra.................37-40—77 Robert Rock ....................38-40—78 Michael Hoey...................38-41—79 Russ Cochran.............................WD British Open Tee Times At Royal Lytham & St. Annes Lytham St. Annes, England Purse: $7.75 million Yardage: 7,060; Par: 70 All Times EDT (a-amateur) Friday 1:19 a.m. — Bob Estes, Steven O'Hara, Brendan Jones. 1:30 a.m. — Juvic Pagunsan, Scott Pinckney, Nicholas Cullen. 1:41 a.m. — Steven Alker, Lee Slattery, Michael Thompson. 1:52 a.m. — Tom Lehman, Pablo Larrazabal, Greg Owen. 2:03 a.m. — Marcel Siem, George Coetzee, Chez Reavie. 2:14 a.m. — Marcus Fraser, Lucas Glover, Gregory Havret. 2:25 a.m. — Charles Howell III, Paul Broadhurst, Richard Sterne. 2:36 a.m. — Carl Pettersson, K.T. Kim, Gary Woodland. 2:47 a.m. — Ben Curtis, Paul Casey, Trevor Immelman. 2:58 a.m. — Richard Finch, Mark Wilson, Branden Grace. 3:09 a.m. — Harris English, Simon Dyson, Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano. 3:20 a.m. — Angel Cabrera, K.J. Choi, Ross Fisher.

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3:31 a.m. — Jonathan Byrd, Sangmoon Bae, Alvaro Quiros. 3:42 a.m. — Nicolas Colsaerts, Hunter Mahan, John Senden. 3:58 a.m. — Bo Van Pelt, Francesco Molinari, Toshinori Muto. 4:09 a.m. — Rory McIlroy Louis Oosthuizen, Keegan Bradley. 4:20 a.m. — Rickie Fowler, Padraig Harrington, a-Manuel Trappel. 4:31 a.m. — Luke Donald, Phil Mickelson, Geoff Ogilvy. 4:42 a.m. — Steve Stricker, Toru Taniguchi, Anders Hansen. 4:53 a.m. — Peter Hanson, Retief Goosen, Robert Allenby. 5:04 a.m. — Jim Furyk, Koumei Oda, Fredrik Jacobson. 5:15 a.m. — Marc Leishman, Brandt Snedeker, Alexander Noren. 5:26 a.m. — Andres Romero, Jbe Kruger, Richie Ramsay. 5:37 a.m. — Ted Potter Jr., Ian Keenan, Andrew Georgiou. 5:48 a.m. — Troy Kelly, Morten Orum Madsen, Anirban Lahiri. 5:59 a.m. — Prayad Marksaeng, Justin Hicks, Ashley Hall. 6:31 a.m. — Barry Lane, James Driscoll, Garth Mulroy. 6:42 a.m. — Matthew Baldwin, Adilson Da Silva, Tadahiro Takayama. 6:53 a.m. — Rafael Echenique, Kodai Ichihara, John Huh. 7:04 a.m. — Sandy Lyle, Todd Hamilton, Mark Calcavecchia. 7:15 a.m. — Alejandro Canizares, Jeev Milkha Singh, Greg Chalmers. 7:26 a.m. — John Daly, Chad Campbell, Michael Hoey. 7:37 a.m. — Thongchai Jaidee, Justin Leonard, Simon Khan. 7:48 a.m. — David Duval, Raphael Jacquelin, Miguel Angel Jimenez. 7:59 a.m. — Stephen Ames, Robert Rock, Kyle Stanley. 8:10 a.m. — Stewart Cink, Rafael Cabrera-Bello, Johnson Wagner. 8:21 a.m. — Jamie Donaldson, Bill Haas, Y.E. Yang. 8:32 a.m. — Davis Love III, Tim Clark, Paul Lawrie. 8:43 a.m. — Adam Scott, a-Alan Dunbar, Matt Kuchar. 8:59 a.m. — Vijay Singh, Nick Watney, Ian Poulter. 9:10 a.m. — Darren Clarke, Ernie Els, Zach Johnson. 9:21 a.m. — Lee Westwood, Yoshinori Fujimoto, Bubba Watson. 9:32 a.m. — Dustin Johnson, Graeme McDowell, Hiroyuki Fujita. 9:43 a.m. — Tiger Woods, Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia. 9:54 a.m. — Ryo Ishikawa, Martin Kaymer, Tom Watson. 10:05 a.m. — Thomas Bjorn, Aaron Baddeley, Charl Schwartzel. 10:16 a.m. — Jason Dufner, Martin Laird, Kevin Na. 10:27 a.m. — James Morrison, Daniel Chopra, Joost Luiten. 10:38 a.m. — Thorbjorn Olesen, Troy Matteson, Thomas Aiken. 10:49 a.m. — Brad Kennedy, Mardan Mamat, Steven Tiley. 11 a.m. — Warren Bennett, Aaron Townsend, Grant Veenstra. 11:11 a.m. — Dale Whitnell, Sam Walker, Elliot Saltman.

BASKETBALL Women’s National Basketball Association At a glance All Times EDT EASTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct GB 15 4 .789 — Connecticut 10 7 .588 4 Indiana 9 10 .474 6 Atlanta 8 9 .471 6 Chicago New York 6 12 .333 8½ Washington 4 14 .222 10½ WESTERN CONFERENCE Pct GB W L 15 4 .789 — Minnesota San Antonio 13 5 .722 1½ Los Angeles 15 6 .714 1 9 10 .474 6 Seattle 4 15 .211 11 Phoenix 3 15 .167 11½ Tulsa Olympic break, plays continues Thursday, Aug. 16

SOCCER Major League Soccer At A Glance All Times EDT EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Sporting K.C. 11 6 3 36 26 19 10 5 5 35 35 29 New York D.C. 10 6 3 33 34 26 Houston 8 5 7 31 28 25 9 7 4 31 22 22 Chicago 7 12 3 24 30 39 Montreal New England 6 9 4 22 25 25 Columbus 6 7 4 22 17 19 Philadelphia 6 9 2 20 20 19 Toronto FC 5 11 4 19 24 36 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA San Jose 13 4 4 43 43 25 Real Salt Lake11 7 3 36 31 26 Seattle 8 5 7 31 25 21 Vancouver 8 6 7 31 23 25 Los Angeles 8 10 3 27 35 34 Chivas USA 6 7 5 23 12 18 Colorado 7 12 1 22 27 28 FC Dallas 4 10 7 19 20 30 Portland 5 10 4 19 19 30 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. Wednesday's Games New York 1, Chicago 0 Chivas USA 1, Portland 0 Toronto FC 2, Colorado 1 Montreal 2, New England 1 Houston 2, Sporting Kansas City 1 Vancouver 2, Los Angeles 2, tie San Jose 2, FC Dallas 1 Saturday's Games Philadelphia at New York, 2:30 p.m. D.C. United at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. Montreal at Houston, 8:30 p.m. New England at Sporting Kansas City, 8:30 p.m. Portland at FC Dallas, 9 p.m. Colorado at Real Salt Lake, 10 p.m. Chivas USA at Los Angeles, 10 p.m. Sunday's Games San Jose at Vancouver, 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 25 Chelsea at MLS All-Stars, 8 p.m. Friday, July 27 Vancouver at Real Salt Lake, 9 p.m. Saturday, July 28 Houston at Toronto FC, 4:30 p.m. New York at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. Los Angeles at FC Dallas, 8 p.m. Columbus at Sporting Kansas City, 8:30 p.m. Seattle FC at Colorado, 9 p.m. Chicago at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. Chivas USA at Portland, 11 p.m. Sunday, July 29 New England at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.


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■ CONTINUED FROM 15 Scott was among three dozen players with rounds in the 60s, a group that included Tiger Woods. Trying to end a four-year drought in the majors, Woods raced out to four birdies in seven holes to take the early lead, only to settle into a series of pars and one adventure through grass up to his knees for a lone bogey that gave him a 67. In his third Open at Lytham, Woods said it was as easy as he had ever seen it play. “The wind wasn’t blowing, and we’re backing golf balls up,� Woods said. “That’s something we just don’t see.� Lawrie won his British Open in nasty conditions at

BRITISH OPEN AT A GLANCE LYTHAM, England (AP) — A quick look at Thursday’s opening round of the British Open golf championship at 7,086, par-70 Royal Lytham & St. Annes. Leading: Aussie Adam Scott at a course record-tying 6 under. Pursuing: Former major winners Paul Lawrie (British Open), Zach Johnson (Masters) and big-hitting Belgian Nicolas Colsaerts at 5 under. Defending champion: Darren Clarke, who shot 76. Where’s Tiger?: Woods is lurking at 3 under, along with a half-dozen other golfers. Bouncing back: Rory McIlroy birdied two of the last three holes and climbed back to 3 under after his tee shot on No. 15 hit a spectator in the head, ricocheted out of bounds and resulted in a double-bogey. Notable: For the first time since 1998 at Royal Birkdale, no golfer shot 80 or higher in the first round. Quotable: “He could have headed it the other way. It would have been on the fairway.� — McIlroy. Key pairings (all times EDT): 8:43 a.m. — Adam Scott, Alan Dunbar (amateur), Matt Kuchar; 10:10 a.m. — Darren Clarke, Ernie Els, Zach Johnson; 10:43 a.m. — Tiger Woods, Sergio Garcia, Justin Rose. Television (all times EDT): 4:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., ESPN.

Carnoustie in 1999, and the Scot showed he could handle the calm weather with equal aplomb. He ran off three

birdies over the last five holes. Johnson, who won the 2006 Masters in the wind and cold at Augusta

National, flirted with a major record-tying 63 until a bogey on the 17th hole. Colsaerts, the big hitter from Belgium, holed out with an 8-iron on the 481yard second hole for eagle and added four birdies for his 65. Brandt Snedeker was another shot behind at 66. “We had a little wind early on the front nine, but it kind of calmed down the second half,� Snedeker said “That’s the best Americans are going to see over here.� Rory McIlroy was panned last summer at Royal St. George’s for saying he prefers calm conditions, so maybe this was more to his liking. He wound up in the group at 67 after a wild day

filled with great shots, bad luck and a bump on the head for a 16-year-old spectator standing in the wrong spot. McIlroy was at 3 under with four holes remaining when his drive on the 15th hole sailed to the right of the fairway. It plunked the teenager in the head and caromed farther to the right. The teen was OK. The ball settled a few inches beyond the out-of-bounds stakes near a corporate tent, sending McIlroy back to the tee to play his third shot. McIlroy gave the lad a glove on which he wrote “Sorry� with a frown face and “Rory.� “He could have headed it the other way,� McIlroy joked later. “It would have been on the fairway.�

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Wiggins closes on title BAGNERES-DELUCHON, France (AP) — Britain’s Bradley Wiggins overcame the mountains and challengers to retain the yellow jersey, while Spain’s Alejandro Valverde won the 17th stage of the Tour de France on Thursday. After the last hard ascent, Bradley maintained his overall lead and said he sensed “that it was pretty much over� with just three racing days left. He’s trying to become the first Briton to win cycling’s biggest race. Wiggins faces one last test — the individual time trial, his specialty — on Saturday. Flat stages await Wiggins on Friday and Sunday, which features the ride to the finish on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. Those stages aren’t expected to alter the standings. He appears on pace to some history: make Wiggins would become the first Olympic track champion to become a Tour winner. He took the yellow jersey in Stage 7, and hasn’t let go of it since. No rider has done that since France’s Bernard Hinault held a lead from the same stage in 1981 all the way to the finish. An 89-mile ride from the southwestern town of Bagneres-de-Luchon to the ski station of Peyragudes on Thursday featured three hefty ascents in the Pyrenees and an uphill finish. Valverde, the Movistar leader who returned from a

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Bradley Wiggins, wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey, climbs Port de Bales during the 17th stage of the Tour de France over 143.5 kilometers (89.2 miles) with start in Bagneres-de-Luchon and finish in Peyragudes, Pyrenees region, France, Thursday. two-year doping ban this year, won his third Tour stage in a breakaway. Christopher Froome of Britain was second, and Wiggins was third, both 19 seconds back. Overall, Wiggins leads Sky teammate Froome in second by 2 minutes, 5 seconds, and Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali trails in third, 2:41 back, after losing 18 seconds to them in the final ascent. A 2-minute lead after nearly 80 hours of racing and 2 1/2 weeks might not seem like much of a margin. But in stage races like the Tour, the strategy of success for a leader is keying on his closest rivals.

Wiggins wasn’t much worried about any other riders. After Nibali and Froome, his next closest challenger was Jurgen Van Den Broeck, who was 5:46 back, a deficit almost impossible to erase without a collapse by Wiggins. Defending champion Cadel Evans of Australia, after dropping out of contention in the first Pyrenean day on Wednesday, lost more time and trailed by 9:57. Still, he rose to sixth overall, after Spain’s Haimar Zubeldia lost nearly a minute to the Australian. American Tejay Van Garderen — a BMC teammate of Evans — rose a

notch to fifth, and was 8:30 back. Valverde, with tears in his eyes in the winner’s circle, had a rough start to the Tour with at least three crashes. He also sensed Wiggins and Froome closing on him at the end of the stage. “I went all out,� said Valverde, who also won stages in the Tour Down Under and the Paris-Nice races this year. “When I saw there were only 700 meters left, I was really really happy�. One of Sky’s dilemmas was exposed on Thursday: Froome entered the day clinging to an 18-second lead over Nibali, and he

was looking for any chance to gain time on the Italian. On the final ascent to the Peyragudes, Froome tried to gain time on Nibali, but also repeatedly spoke with Wiggins and even gestured with his hand for the Sky leader to come along. “Chris encouraged me, saying ‘Come on, come on,’â€? Wiggins said. “He’s really strong ‌ he can win the Tour one day.â€? The fog-shrouded stage in the Pyrenees led the peloton, depleted by crashes and sickness, over three big climbs. Those included the Port de Bales, one of cycling’s hardest, and two lesser ones. The most “panacheâ€? — the French cycling buzzword for flair — in the race came from the climbers, notably by France’s Thomas Voeckler who, a day after winning Stage 16, fought hard to keep his polka-dot jersey awarded to the Tour’s best climber. As Valverde sped over the Peyrsourde pass, the last climb before a small uphill spurt to the finish, fans poured into the road — many with Spanish or Basque flags. For bookmakers and Tour fans, seasoned Wiggins was always the pre-favorite. The main question was whether he’d hold up in the mountains. The attacks against Wiggins in the climbs were relatively few. The biggest came from Nibali, to a lesser extent by Van Den Broeck, and less so by defending champ Evans.



       

   

  

      

     

                       

   

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BY JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England — Just before noon, the name “Tiger Woods� popped up on the leaderboard at the British Open with a red “-4� alongside it. Not long ago, that would have been a signal for everyone else to book the first flight home as soon as the tournament ended. They already knew who had reserved the best seat at the trophy presentation ceremony afterward. On this Thursday, though, no one in the field at Royal Lytham was so much as tempted to reach into their bag for a cellphone. They all know that 15 different golfers — including nine first-timers — have won the last 15 majors. And that follows a run during which Woods won six of the previous 15. What few can agree on is whether it’s harder or easier to win one of the marquee events since Tiger went into the tank. “You can argue it both ways,� rising star Rickie Fowler said, splitting the fairway with his answer. “I think it’s fun going into the week knowing that there’s a full field of guys and almost anyone can win. We’re not saying, ‘OK, there’s a 50 percent chance or so that this guy is going to win this week, we’ll try to give him a run and if not, we’ll play for second.’ “As a player,� he added, “it’s a lot more fun playing against a handful of guys for a championship vs. trying to beat down one guy.� There’s no point asking that “one guy� whether golf is more fun these days, nor debating whether the game is better off with the Woods dynasty less dominant. Hardcore fans might find the variety more interesting, but the TV networks and sponsors would argue otherwise, citing how much Woods moves the meter. As proof, Woods began the opening round with the largest gallery and then, like the Pied Piper, kept collecting followers with a birdie at No. 1 and three more in a fourhole stretch starting at No. 4. But instead of wilting, a collection of well-worn rivals and fresh faces put in a bid for attention with some fireworks of their own. Aussie Adam Scott wrested the outright lead from Woods by getting to 5-under, then 7-under, eventually settling for a 64. Two other major winners, Paul Lawrie (British Open) and Zach Johnson (Masters) passed him with 65s. By the time Woods signed for a 67, he had plenty of company, including three-time major winner Ernie Els and more recent champions Graeme McDowell and Bubba Watson. “As good a starting field as you’ve seen, maybe?� someone asked Woods. “I only saw a couple of guys,� he replied. Woods pursuit of Jack Nicklaus’ record 18 majors has stalled at 14, and no one bothered to ask whether he’s worried that any of the names alongside his at Royal Lytham will get in the way this time. But he conceded earlier in the week: “More guys now have a chance to win major championships than ever before, and I think it will just continue to be that way.� If it’s harder than ever to dominate, Woods has only himself to blame. He started the game earlier than nearly all his predecessors, played more and trained harder. His quick success in regular tour events and majors convinced plenty of the kids who followed him into golf that there was no reason they couldn’t jump the queue, too. “That feeling of patience and the feeling of a tournament being like a marathon has gone away,� said Padraig Harrington, whose back-toback major wins at the 2008 British Open and PGA Championship wound up demarcating the so-far-Tigerless era. “But I do, I think we were spoiled with Tiger winning 14 majors in 15 years,� he said. “People began to think that was predictable.�


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