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August 30, 2012 It’s Where You Live! Volume 104, No. 207



Tipp City kicks off annual United Way campaign

Troy cruises past N’mont in tennis action, 4-1




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Third annual event set for Friday Victim testifies at shooting trial Testifying only feet away from the man accused of shooting him several times during a drug deal Dec. 5, 2011, at Fountain Park, victim Michael Butts told a jury he played dead in his car so his assailant would stop shooting him. “The last time he tried shooting me in the face and I threw my arms up,” Butts testified. “I pretended to be dead so he would stop shooting me.”

See Page A5.


Sgt. Lee McCartney from the Miami County Sheriff’s Office and Deputy Greg Dilts investigate the scene of a head-on crash just west of County Road 25-A on State Route 571 Wednesday in Tipp City.

Laura woman dies in crash BY MELANIE YINGST Staff Writer

The secret to great grilling If you want to master the art of grilling, you need to accept the idea that more heat isn’t necessarily better heat. In other words, just because your grill is able to crank out 60,000 BTUs doesn’t mean you should let it.That’s because the key to great grilling actually isn’t intense heat, but something far more nuanced called indirect heat. In fact, when I’m grilling, I use indirect heat at least 80 percent of the time. See Page A7.

INSIDE TODAY Advice ..........................A8 Calendar ......................A3 Classified .....................B4 Comics.........................A9 Deaths .........................A5 Iva Mae Kuhn Food.............................A7 Horoscopes..................A9 Opinion ........................A4 Sports ..........................B1 TV ................................A8

A Laura woman was pronounced dead at the accident scene as a result of a head-on collision with a van occupied by a mother and her two children on TIPP Wednesday mornCITY ing on State Route 571 near Tipp City. Daisy Yates, 56, of Laura, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, according to Miami County Sheriff’s Office’s Sgt. Lee McCartney. According to McCartney, Yates was driving her Ford Focus eastbound on State Route 571 near

• See CRASH on Page A2

Miami County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Lee McCartney takes photographs at the scene Wednesday.

BY NATALIE KNOTH Staff Writer A WACO flight simulator, carryout restaurant offerings and Zumba and karate demos are only a few of the additions to Troy Streets Alive, slated for 5-9 p.m. Friday over eight blocks downtown. In its third time running, Troy Main Street organizers sought to kick entertainment up a notch, while also focusing on expanding food selections. In response to informal feedback, many restaurants will offer special togo items, as some people said they prefer strolling through the free event rather than spending time inside eating. Bakehouse Bread & Cookie Company, for example, will sell grilled vegetable, margarita or Mediterranean flat breads by the slice. “We’re trying to have the restaurants provide food in a quick, convenient way. People like to walk around the event,” said Troy Main Street Executive Director Karin Manovich. Still, she said there’s no doubting the popularity of dining indoors or on the patios. “People really like eating out in downtown Troy,” Manovich said. “The patios are great, and people love

• See ALIVE on Page A2

Recipes sought for cooking contest BY PATRICIA ANN SPEELMAN Ohio Community Media


mitted to any one of the three newspapers, but they may not be submitted to Recipes have been arriving by email and U.S. more than one newspaper. Three semi-finalists will mail at the Troy Daily News, the Piqua Daily Call be chosen in each of the nine categories from all OUTLOOK and the Sidney Daily recipes submitted to all News. Today Area cooks are eager to three newspapers. Those semi-finalists will prepare Sunny, warm submit their favorite their dishes for a panel of High: 88° recipes to the first I-75 Low: 56° three judges on Cook-Off Newspapers cooking conDay, Oct. 13. The cook-off test. will take place in the Friday Each news outlet has Sunny, humid sponsored an annual com- Crossroads, a hall in High: 90° Hardin. Semi-finalists petition for many years, Low: 63° must attend to be eligible but this year, they have combined efforts to create to win in their categories Complete weather a contest and, subsequent- and to be eligible to win information on Page A10. ly, a cookbook of submitted the grand prize. Home Delivery: recipes that will be bigger Throughout the Cook-Off Day, door prizes will be 335-5634 and better than ever. awarded to all semi-finalReaders from throughout Classified Advertising: ists. the circulation areas of the (877) 844-8385 One winner in each catthree, sister newspapers egory will be awarded a are invited to submit one $50 gift card from an area recipe per cook in each of nine categories. The recipes may be sub- • See CONTEST on Page A2 6 74825 22406 6


Farewell to a hero Armstrong Museum board member Donna Grube of St. Marys places a photograph of Neil Armstrong in a place of honor in front of the podium prior to the memorial service at the Armstrong Museum in Wapakoneta Wednesday. Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon on July 20, 1969, died Saturday at the age of 82 from complications of heart procedures. Wednesday night’s “Wink at the Moon” remembrance memorial honored the family’s request that when people look at the moon on a clear night think of Neil Armstrong and give him a wink.

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Official lottery numbers were not available through the Associated Press as of presstime. For numbers drawn Wednesday, visit


• The Troy Elevator The grain prices listed below are the closing prices of Wednesday. Corn Month Bid Change Aug 8.2000 + 0.2075 N/C 12 7.9850 + 0.1800 J/F/M 13 7.9800 + 0.1650 Soybeans Month Bid Change Aug 17.0800 + 0.3075 N/C 12 17.0800 + 0.3075 J/F/M 13 17.1250 + 0.2800 Wheat Month Bid Change 8.8050 + 0.3075 Aug N/C 13 8.1950 + 0.1200 You can find more information online at

• Stocks of local interest Values reflect closing prices from Wednesday. Symbol Price Change AA 8.54 +0.04 CAG 25.24 +0.02 CSCO 19.20 -0.02 EMR 51.54 -0.04 F 9.32 -0.02 FITB 15.12 +0.19 FLS 127.74 +0.16 GM 21.30 +0.36 ITW 59.28 -0.06 JCP 26.23 +0.93 KMB 83.49 -0.18 KO 37.46 -0.54 KR 22.15 -0.05 LLTC 32.68 -0.01 MCD 89.65 +0.51 MSFG 12.22 +0.03 PEP 72.78 -0.34 PMI 0.31 0.00 SYX 11.71 +0.11 TUP 53.30 -0.19 USB 33.50 +0.19 VZ 43.09 +0.42 WEN 4.37 +0.02 WMT 72.77 +0.36 — Staff and wire reports

Book signing by Gypsy Publications — Olive Prouty Plaza Demos Oasis, 7 E. Main St. Salsa City Fitness Zumba — 5 p.m. Music Okinawan Shorin-Ryu Karate Dojo — 6 p.m. DJ Art Love Karaoke — LeDoux’s, 118 W. Main St. WACO flight simulator – all evening Mike Sedmak, jazz guitar — The Art Vault Gallery, Attractions Wing-walking for the troops — Prouty Plaza stage SE Public Square Megan Osman, folk — Home Comfort Gallery, 105 Antique show — Station 5, 206 S. Market St. Corvette Club show — Wes’s Auto, 201 S. Market W. Main St. Stephen Orban, rock — Troy Sports Center, NE St. Magician Scott Miller, 100 block of East Main Public Square Larry Lyons, folk — UnRefined CafÊ, 4 W. Main St. Street Cold Steel & Flesh, rock — behind A&A Ink, 105 E. Magician Nick Graybill — SW Public Square Photo booth — Branton Hoblit, NE Public Square Main St. David Zelmon, keyboard — Yellow Tree Yoga, 103 Balloon animals — Steph and Sam Miller, 100 E. Main St. block of East Main Street Percussionists — Nova Consignments, 113 E. Face painting — Say Love, 101 S. Market St.; U.S. Main St. Bank, 8 S. Market St. Bolted Down, rock — corner of Canal and South Chalk the walk — U.S. Bank, 8 S. Market St. Helium balloons — Troy Sports Center, NE Public Market streets Glen Allyn, classics — The Caroline, SE Public Square Cake walk and games — Troy Rec Center, Prouty Square Scott Oglesbee, keyboard — La Piazza, NW Plaza Dayton Ballet — Yellow Tree Yoga, 130 E. Main St. Public Square

intern Brad Stapleton will take visitors’ pictures in front of a green background, which will be altered as an image of a WACO plane taking off. With the images scaled, people will look as if they are wing-walking. Those who wish to participate

will have their pictures included in a “video postcard� sent to troops overseas, Manovich said. The previous Streets Alive on June 15 brought in 3,500 people, compared to 3,000 the first event last August, when it was called Final Friday.

phone number and email address of the cook. Children 14 and retailer. Watch the newspayounger may submit per for an upcoming recipes in the Kids in the announcement of who Kitchen category as well as those retailers are and any other category. what the grand prize will Children who submit be. recipes must include their All recipes must be received either by email or ages and their parents hard copy at the respective names in the contestant information they provide. newspaper offices by 5 The 2012 categories are p.m., Sept. 14. All submisas follows: sions must be emailed or • Main Dishes: Entrees, typed. No handwritten submissions will be considered. casseroles, anything that anchors a meal. Each submission must • Desserts: Those delecinclude the name of the table sweets that end a recipe, the category in meal. which it is submitted and • Holiday Traditions: the name, address, tele-


Recipes for the dishes that your family would miss if they weren’t part of a special holiday menu. • Kids in the Kitchen: What kids cook for themselves and for their families. This category is open only to children 14 and younger. • Veggies and Sides: Wholesome and tasty vegetable creations and side dishes that make a meal perfect. • Seafood: Featuring anything that swims in stream, lake or sea. • Soups, Stews and Chili: Stick-to-your-ribs comfort food or exotic taste

treats that are usually served in a bowl. • The Breakfast Club: What you serve at the most important meal of the day. • Appetizers and Party Pleasers: Tidbits that light up your mouth in pleasure with every tiny bite. All submitted recipes will be published in the Holiday Harvest Cookbook, which will be distributed in issues of the three newspapers in November and also will be available to purchase in single copy at each newspaper’s offices. To submit recipes to the Troy Daily News, email to,

or mail or hand deliver to Troy Daily News, 224 S. Market St., Troy, OH 45373. To submit recipes to the Sidney Daily News, email to, or mail or hand deliver to Sidney Daily News, 1451 N. Vandemark Road, Sidney, OH 45356. To submit recipes to the Piqua Daily Call, email to, or mail or hand deliver to Piqua Daily Call, 310 Spring St., Piqua, OH 45356. For information, call Patricia Ann Speelman at (937) 498-5965.

Report: Accused shooter has had a troubled life

• CONTINUED FROM A1 County Road 25-A. Yates traveled left of center, striking the van driven by Miranda Ganger of Tipp City head-on. Both Ganger and Yates were wearing seat belts and the two children in Ganger’s van were properly restrained in their car seats. Ganger was transported to Miami Valley Hospital for

an injury sustained to her leg. The two children in Ganger’s van were taken to Children’s Medical Center in Dayton for observation. McCartney said the deceased was at fault for the accident. A medical autopsy and toxicology report will be processed by the Montgomery County Crime Lab for further investigation of what may have caused the accident.

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TOWSON, Md. (AP) — The teenager accused of shooting an intellectually disabled classmate at a suburban Maryland high school was accustomed to firearms in the home and had endured his parents’ contentious divorce, court documents show. After 15-year-old Robert Wayne Gladden Jr. was taken into custody Monday, police executed a search warrant at the Kingsville home where he lives with his mother and stepfather. What they found, according to court documents: 11 guns, including shotguns, rifles, a 9mm handgun and two antique pistols. Police also found a spent rifle casing in Gladden’s bedroom and collected “miscellaneous live ammunition� from

the master bedroom where most of the guns were found. Police also recovered marijuana. A bail review hearing for Gladden, who has been charged as an adult with attempted murder and assault, was postponed Wednesday afternoon because the teen was still at a state psychiatric hospital where he was sent for an evaluation. He is being held without bail, and a new hearing was not immediately scheduled. According to Baltimore County police, the pale, longhaired sophomore used a shotgun to fire at random in the cafeteria of Perry Hall High School Monday morning. Daniel Borowy, a 17year-old who has Down syn-

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drome, was shot in the back and critically wounded. Gladden’s attorney, George Psoras, said his client brought the shotgun to school to intimidate bullies and did not intend to shoot anyone. Police have said bullying was not a motive for the shooting. Psoras said Wednesday that he planned to file a motion to move the case to juvenile court. Court documents indicate Gladden had a troubled home life. His parents were involved in contentious divorce proceedings that stretched over four years and included custody disputes. Documents show his father was behind more than $8,400 on his child support payments. Gladden’s 41-year-old

father, Robert W. Gladden, also has a history of trouble with the law. In 2010, the younger Gladden answered the door when police executed a search warrant at his father’s home, looking for drugs and guns, documents show. Police seized a 12gauge shotgun during that search along with marijuana, and prosecutors later sought the forfeiture of the shotgun and a .45-caliber handgun. Meanwhile, Gladden’s stepfather, 43-year-old Andrew Piper, faces new charges of illegal gun possession and drug possession stemming from Monday’s search. Piper was prohibited from possessing firearms because of a previous conviction for grand theft, documents show.


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With a Wine & Cheese Party Thursday, September 6th at 4:30 pm Amos Community Center Hors d’oeuvres If you’d like to stay for a complimentary dinner, please call for a reservation.

Enter our ‘Find the Styx for Tix’ contest, and you could win a chance to see them LIVE at Hobart Arena on October 13! Between August 27 and September 16 make sure to keep you eyes peeled for the Styx symbol in the daily paper along with a password.

Sensational Sundae! Sunday, September 9th at 3:30 pm Amos Community Center Will follow worship service at 2:30 pm Enjoy an ice cream cone or make your own sundae.


Dorothy Love’s Rededication Ceremony! Sunday, September 16th 1:30 pm Rededication in Chapel 3:00 pm Bob Gray Orchestra Amos Community Center 4:30 pm Sandwiches, Ice Cream & Cake Amos Community Center


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seeing all the action downtown.� Free or discounted restaurant offerings are available by purchasing the $10 Saver Card in advance at participating restaurants or Troy Main Street, or the day of at the information tent. Cards are redeemable at NightSky, Bakehouse Bread & Cookie Company, La Piazza, the Caroline, Unrefined CafÊ, Winans, Le Doux’s, Leaf & Vine and the Submarine House. Cards are good during Troy Streets Alive only. More than 50 businesses will be open late, offering special discounts, sidewalk sales and entertainment. Also included are 50 artists with demonstrations and 11 live musicians spread out over the eight blocks. Other entertainment includes karaoke, an antique show, book signings, cooking demonstrations, dancers and a Corvette show. A WACO flight simulator will be stationed on Prouty Plaza, giving visitors a realistic experience of flying on a historic biplane. In addition, Troy Main Street








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TODAY • PIZZA PARTY: The Tipp City Seniors, 320 S. First St., will have a pizza party — for a donation — at noon. • DISCOVERY WALK: A morning discovery walk for adults will be from 8-9:30 a.m. at Aullwood Audubon Center, 1000 Aullwood Road, Dayton. Tom Hissong, education coordinator, will lead walkers as they experience the wonderful seasonal changes taking place. Bring binoculars.


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American Legion Post No. 586, 377 N. 3rd St., Tipp City. Meals will be $6. Items available will include bacon, eggs to order, sausage, sausage gravy, biscuits, toast, pancakes, waffles, hash browns, juices, cinnamon rolls and fruit.

Tipp City kicks off annual UW campaign

Tipp City Area United Way’s 2012 annual campaign is under way and MONDAY community support is needCall Melody ed to achieve the goal of • OUTDOOR CONCERT: $185,000. Vallieu at A Labor Day outdoor con“It was very uplifting to 440-5265 to cert with the Troy Civic exceed our goal last year. list your free Band will include music Some of the credit is due to calendar from the Wild West at 7 PECo’s increased giving items.You p.m. in downtown Troy on and the company owner Prouty Plaza. Participants Albert and Nikki Naggar’s can send to the free concert can personal contribution, all your news by e-mail to wear bandanas, boots and combined with many more FRIDAY cowboy attire for some real local companies’ campaigns boots ‘n’ saddles fun. Bring and personal contribu• STREETS ALIVE: lawn chairs. For more infor- tions,” said Carolyn Kiser, Downtown Troy will come mation, call 335-1178. campaign chair. “There is alive from 5-9 p.m. with stores open late even a YouTube video at and sidewalk entertainment spanning TUESDAY eight blocks. Visitors will hear live music tch?v=ZkxI5RPlZXQ&feaat several street locations and see art in ture=share of the event! • MEETING MOVED: The Monroe progress as painters, potters and others Township Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. in Due to everyone’s generositransform the sidewalks into outdoor ty, over $25,000 in additionthe Monroe Township meeting room. studios. Local shops and restaurants al funds will be allotted to will offer specials and entertainment for our partner agencies over the entire family. For more information, WEDNESDAY the next two years.That is visit or call addition to what we norin 339-5455. • VETERANS COFFEE: The Miami mally give!” • FRIDAY DINNER: The Covington Valley Veterans Museum will offer its Lisa Bratton, co-camVFW Post No. 4235, 173 N. High St., monthly veterans coffee from 9-11 a.m. paign chair added, “In the Covington, will offer dinner from 5-8 at the museum, second floor of the Troy best of times, we had people p.m. For more information, call 753Masonic Temple. who skipped meals out of 1108. • KIWANIS MEETING: The Kiwanis necessity, lacked medical • BLUE MOON CAMPFIRE: The Club of Troy will meet from noon to 1 care or occasionally needed Miami County Park District will have a p.m. at the Troy Country Club. Chad to sleep in cars or vans. Good Old Fashioned Campfire from Mason from The Silver Spoon will be the With less government fund8:30-10:30 p.m. at Charleston Falls speaker. For more information, contact ing many of our partner Preserve, 2535 Ross Road, south of Kim Riber, vice president, at 339-8935. agencies will need additionTipp City. Come out to the park and • SUPPORT GROUP: The Miamial income to keep up with spend the evening at an old-fashioned Shelby Ostomy Support Group will meet the ever increasing demand campfire. Listen to legends about the at 7 p.m. at Conference Room D on the due to our high unemploy“blue moon” and tell your favorite camp- lower level of the Upper Valley Medical fire stories. Learn a little about the night Center, 3130 N. County Road 25-A, Troy. ment rate. Even though our has unemployment life of the forest as you roast marshmal- Programs provide information and supimproved to 7.2 percent, we lows and sing along with Spirit of port to ostomates and their families, and still rank as the fifth-worst Thunder (John De Boer) and guitar are beneficial to health care profession- state for job loss since the player Harold Darding. Participants who als as well as caregivers. For more inforrecession. Right now more play an instrument are invited to bring it mation, call (937) 440-4706. than ever, we need Tipp along. Meet in the parking lot. Don’t for• SUPPORT GROUP: The Ostomy City, Monroe and Bethel get your flashlight. Pre-register for the Support Group’s meetings are held the Township area residents program online at www.miamicountyfirst Wednesday of each month except and business leaders to give parks, email to register@miamicountyJanuary and July. Programs provide to our annual campaign so or call (937) 335-6273, Ext. information and support to ostomates together we can ease the 104. For more information, visit and their families, and are beneficial to health care professionals as well as • FULL MOON: A full moon walk will caregivers. For more information, call be offered from 8:30-10 p.m. at (937) 440-4706. Aullwood, 1000 Aullwood Road, Dayton. An Aullwood naturalist will lead the THURSDAY evening walk in the light of the “blue” moon. • SENIOR LUNCHEON: The A.B. Graham Memorial Center, 8025 E. U.S. SATURDAY-SUNDAY Route 36, Conover, will host its monthly senior luncheon at 10:30 a.m. at the • OKTOBERFEST: German Club Miami Valley Veterans Museum, Troy. Edelweiss, 531 E. Wenger Road, Lunch will follow at Ks. Participants are Englewood, will have Oktoberfest frm 5- asked to call to confirm they are riding 11 p.m. Saturday and 2-8 p.m. The with the others from the center or meet event will include music by die at the museum. For more information, Sorgenbrecher, lots of German foods, call (937) 368-3700. yard games and a petting zoo for children.

TIPP CITY burden of our needy.” “To achieve this year’s goal, we have once again, dedicated our board to personally reach out into the community to partner with our local businesses and individuals. With the increased support of our local businesses participating in the campaign, and offering payroll deductions, employees are provided with an easy way of contributing, while making a difference in the lives of others,” Kiser said. “We are hopeful that more individuals and businesses will help by showing their generosity through increased giving or participating for the first time to help us meet the increasing demands of our partner agencies.” The United Way is working to advance the common good by focusing on education, income and health, according to organizers. Through work at the United Way, volunteers realize that a quality education that leads to a stable job with enough income to support a family through retirement and good health are the building blocks to a better life. The United Way support programs operated by trusted, local nonprofit organizations. year, almost “Last $44,000 was raised from outside employers’ campaigns throughout our area. Some of our local businesses in the area offer employee campaigns. What many people do not realize is that even if you work outside the

Tipp City, Monroe, and Bethel Township areas, you can have your workplace donation or payroll deduction designated back to your home town Tipp City Area United Way,” Bratton said. “The best thing about giving to your local United Way is that the dollars stay here locally to be invested in our community, helping your friends and neighbors. Every single dollar counts, and makes a real difference.” For those who work in the Dayton area and give through the United Way of the Greater Dayton Area the code number to designate your gift back to the Tipp City Area United Way is 1030. Other United Ways may ask you to write in the name of the United Way you want to designate your gift to. The Combined Federal Campaign code number for the Tipp City Area United Way is 74512. These numbers also are printed in the annual campaign brochure, which was mailed to everyone in the Tipp City area. For questions regarding the campaign, an informational brochure or to facilitate a company campaign at your workplace, call Deborah Carrat (937) 669FUND (3863). Community members also may help by sending their donation to Tipp City Area United Way, P.O. Box 95, Tipp City, OH 45371. Credit card donations and more information may be obtained through the website at or facebook!/ TippCityAreaUnitedWay.



SATURDAY • PRAYER BREAKFAST: The Troy Men’s Community Prayer Breakfast will be offered at 7:30 a.m. at Troy Christian Church of Christ, State Route 55 East, Troy. • FARMERS MARKET: Downtown Troy Farmers Market will be from 9 a.m. to noon on South Cherry Street, just off West Main Street. The market will include fresh produce, artisan cheeses, baked goods, eggs, organic milk, maple syrup, flowers, crafts, prepared food and entertainment. For free parking, enter off West Franklin Street. Contact Troy Main Street at 339-5455 for information or visit • KAROAKE: American Legion Post No. 586, 377 N. 3rd St., Tipp City, will present karaoke with Papa D from 7 p.m. to close. Free. • SHARE-A-MEAL: Bring your family and friends for food and fellowship to the First United Church of Christ’s Share-AMeal from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The meal will feature macaroni and beeft casserole, green beans, applesauce, cookie and and beverage. Share-A-Meal is a program to reach out to the community by providing nourishing meals to anyone wishing to participate while giving an opportunity to socialize with others in the community. Use the Canal Street entrance where the church is handicapped accessible. • BENEFIT SET: A benefit for Rachel Stump will be from 8 a.m. to noon at La Bella Viaggio, 101 W. Franklin St., Troy. Admission is $10, and the event will include push press, bench press max and 1 minute push up test. Participants can complete of just have fun.

SUNDAY • BREAKFAST SET: Breakfast will be offered from 8-11 a.m. at the Tipp City

• CHICKEN FRY: The Pleasant Hill VFW Post No. 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls, will offer a threepiece chicken dinner with french fries and macaroni salad for $7 from 6-8 p.m. Chicken livers also will be available.

SEPT. 8 • FARMERS MARKET: Downtown Troy Farmers Market will be from 9 a.m. to noon on South Cherry Street, just off West Main Street. The market will include fresh produce, artisan cheeses, baked goods, eggs, organic milk, maple syrup, flowers, crafts, prepared food and entertainment. For free parking, enter off West Franklin Street. Contact Troy Main Street at 339-5455 for information or visit • FALL FEST: Ginghamsburg Church will host its fall fest from 4-9 p.m. on the front lawn of the Tipp City, 6759 S. County Road 25-A, Tipp City. All ages are invited to the free event tht will include inflatables, festival rides, food vendors, a live band, hayrides and ponies. Fireworks will be at 9 p.m. For more information, call (937) 667-1069. • FISH FRY: The Pleasant Hill VFW Post Noo. 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls, will offer an all-you-can-eat fish fry and smelt dinner with french fries, baked beans and applesauce for $8 from 5-7 p.m. • HAM AND BEAN DINNER: The annual ham and bean/chili dinner will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Fort Rowdy Museum, 101 Spring St. The soup will be served with a choice of coleslaw or applesauce, coffee or iced tea at a cost of $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 years or younger. Assorted pies will be offered for an additional cost. Participants should bring chairs, relax and enjoy the entertainment starting at noon with the Rum River Blend quartet, followed by “Joseph” and “The Band.”

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

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Troy Daily News Editorial Board FRANK BEESON / Group Publisher DAVID FONG / Executive Editor

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

EDITORIAL ROUNDUP The New York Times on Rep. Todd Akin’s comments: Republicans are frantically trying to get U.S. Rep. Todd Akin to drop out of the Senate race in Missouri after his remark about abortion and rape, but not because it was offensive and ignorant. They’re afraid he might lose and cost them a chance at a Senate majority next year. He would surely be replaced by a Republican who sounds more reasonable but holds similarly extreme views on abortion, immigration, gay rights and the role of government because those are the kinds of candidates the party nominates these days in state after state. Like many Republicans, including the vice presidential candidate, Paul Ryan, Akin opposes abortion even when a woman has been raped. But, in an interview that was aired on Aug. 19, Akin went further and decided to explain his position by saying that pregnancy rarely results from rape because “if it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down.” His comments betray more than a remarkable unfamiliarity with the human reproductive system. They expose a widely held belief among many fierce abortion opponents that a rape exception will be abused by women whose rapes were not “legitimate.” The principal difference between Akin and most other Republican candidates is that they would be more decorous in inventing reasons to strip women of their abortion rights. One of the two candidates Akin defeated in the Republican primary supported the overturn of Roe v. Wade; the other supported a constitutional amendment saying life begins at conception. All three positions are outside the mainstream of American opinion, but they are pretty much in the dead center of Republican thinking. If the party wanted to end these kinds of embarrassing moments, it could return to the days when it nominated mainstream candidates. Savannah (Ga.) Morning News on military justice: Enlisted soldiers who frequently break the rules in the Army typically don’t get much mercy. The same thing should apply to generals. In fact, if allegations against a four-star general accused of abusing his position prove true, the Pentagon must show that rank doesn’t have its privileges. A Defense Department investigation has found that Gen. William “Kip” Ward, who headed the U.S. Africa Command, used military vehicles to shuttle his wife on shopping trips and to a spa and billed the government for a refueling stop overnight in Bermuda, where the couple stayed in a $750 suite. That’s not all. The 99-page report alleges excessive unauthorized spending and travel costs for the general, including lengthy stays at lavish hotels for Ward, his wife and his staff members, and the use of five-vehicle motorcades when he traveled to Washington. It said he also misused his position and his staff’s time and received reimbursement for travel expenses that far exceeded the approved daily military rate without approval. The general is facing possible demotion for his activities, which is only right. If a soldier who had a lesser rank was found abusing his position, he’d be busted down immediately. He also could be forced to repay the government, which is only right. The U.S. military is facing drastic spending cuts. It’s hard to pay the bills when generals and their wives are spending U.S. tax dollars on $750-a-night hotel rooms. It’s likely that a lot of soldiers who do their jobs for less pay and less glory are watching this case to see whether the Army holds its top brass accountable. If the allegations are true, then the general deserves to get busted.


Thank you for your support To the Editor: It is with great pleasure that I acknowledge and thank the following people for their part in making the summer of 2012 a successful one for Troy Lunch Club, Inc. As a partner with the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Ohio Department of Education (ODE), Troy Lunch Club, Inc., created by Teresa Bollinger 18 years ago, services those children affected by the hunger gap in the city of Troy. Mrs. Bollinger and her daughter Madelyn were two of 141 volunteers who helped pack lunches at the Troy High School kitchen for all three sites or served them at the Garden Manor Apartment site. A special thank you goes to the The Troy Foundation, Miami County Foundation, the T.H.O.U. Board at the Garden Manor Apartment Complex, the Altrusa Club, The First United

Methodist Church, the First Lutheran Church, and Sue Hastings for financial support of this program. We are very appreciative of the product donations from ConAgra and Amy and Laura Beth Fraley. Many thanks to Judy Cairnes with Wallick-Hendy Property Management Co., Sara Wickliffe and Pastor David Ritchey at the Richards Chapel site, Janet Larck, Annette Stine, and Susan Thokey with Lunch Buddies at the Troy Rec, Sharon Babcock and Jane Baughman with the Troy City Schools Food Service, Hannah and Tim Scott for transportation of the food and the Troy Miami County Public Library for their bookmobile service to the Garden Manor site. We are also indebted to the following churches and individuals for their volunteer help: Troy Church of the Brethren, St. Pat’s Catholic Church, Trinity Episcopal Church, First United Church of Christ, First United Methodist Church, Tabernacle of the Lord Jesus Christ, First

Lutheran Church, First Presbyterian Church, Living Word Fellowship, Merle Neumann, Cathy Starcher, Marilyn Wilson, Jessica Silvers, Heidi, Sally, and Maizie Sando, Cyndy Shreffler and Shannon Hanf. For sharing educational and inspiring programs with the children we thank Terry and Karen Purke, Linda Raterman of the Miami County Soil and Water Conservation District, Pat DeSimio and the American Fencing Academy of Dayton, Lisa Goodall of the OSU. Extension Office, Brukner Nature Center, Janice Brenneman for music appreciation, and Shane Carter from the Lincoln Community Center. Troy Lunch Club is truly a community effort and we are honored by the time, gifts and services these people have provided to give life to this program and nourishment to the children of Troy. Thank you so much!


My mornings usually leave me in mourning There was a time in the not too distant past when the only obligations I had to the world were making sure I was still breathing and not, in fact, in a prison cell. Frequently, I was able to do one of these things. Sometimes, I was able to do both. These days, however, my life has changed quite considerably. Now I am charged with making sure my children are ready for school every morning, which, more often than not, makes the prison cell seem like a pretty desirable option. Getting my kids ready for school in the mornings is a chore that, more often than not, ends in tears. Sometimes my kids get pretty upset, too. The first order of business is getting my kids out of bed. This usually involved my wife lovingly reaching over and tenderly grabbing my eyelids, pulling them back as far as they will go and gently whispering into my ear, “GO GET THE KIDS OUT OF BED BEFORE SOPHIE MISSES THE BUS!” Once the kids are out of bed — which almost always involved me threatening to withhold food and water for the rest of their lives — there is the little matter of getting them cleaned up for the coming school day. At 7 a.m.,

David Fong Troy Daily News Executive Editor I have a very different definition of clean than my wife does. If it were up to her, my children would be scrubbed enough to perform surgery. If it were up to me, so long as I didn’t see roaches crawling on them, they’d pretty much be ready for the school day. As is usually the case with such things, my wife always wins that battle. Once the kids have been thoroughly hosed down, there’s the little matter of getting them dressed for the school day. Again, my wife and I have very different ideas of what constitutes proper school attire. As far as I’m concerned, if my kids wanted to wear their swimsuits to school that day, it would be OK with me — provided it would get me back to bed sooner. My wife, on the other hand, insists our children are dressed to the nines (I’d be perfectly sat-

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isfied with them being dressed to the twos), which involves minute details such as sending them to school with a shoe on each foot. Again, I usually lose this battle and spend half my morning searching for clothes that don’t have any swear words printed on them for them to wear to school. Once they are dressed, there’s the little matter of feeding them breakfast before sending them off to school. Personally, I think giving them Pixie Stix and Pop Rocks would give them that extra boost of energy they need for the school day — and, more important, it would involve little to no effort on my part. This, of course, does not fly in my house, mostly because my wife is uptight and doesn’t find visits from Children’s Services nearly as amusing as I do. Usually it takes my kids about 45 minutes to eat breakfast, mostly because they are too busy watching “Dora and Diego” or “Phineas and Ferb” or something else that is not, technically speaking, “ESPN Sportscenter” in the mornings to actually eat. Usually they finish eating roughly three minutes before the bus comes to take Sophie to school. This is almost always the time Sophie remembers she has a project due at school that day.

Usually, this project is something along the lines of “build a working replica of Hoover Dam, to include a full set of schematic designs and a 400-page report on the economic and social impacts of hydroelectric power.” She was usually assigned the project months ago, but somehow managed to forget until the bus was pulling up. At this point, I hand her a shoe box and some modeling clay and tell her to work on it when she gets to school. Then I hustle her off to the bus stop. It’s usually at the bus stop that another kid in her class tells her the project isn’t due for another two weeks. Fortunately, once Sophie is on the bus to school and Michelle is taking Max to preschool, I can head back to bed. This lovely slumber usually lasts about five minutes, when I get a phone call from the school because Sophie forgot her lunch box. Fortunately, I sent some Pixie Stix and Pop Rocks in her backpack. She can eat those — I’m going back to bed. Troy’s very own David Fong appears on Thursdays in the Troy Daily News. He misses his own school daze.

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Victim testifies at shooting trial BY WILL E SANDERS Ohio Community Media Testifying only feet away from the man accused of shooting him several times during a drug deal Dec. 5, 2011, at Fountain Park, victim Michael Butts told a jury he played dead in his car so his assailant would stop shooting him. “The last time he tried shooting me in the face and I threw my arms up,” Butts testified. “I pretended to be dead so he would stop shooting me.” Asked by Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Tony Kendell to point out his attacker in common pleas court Wednesday during the attempted aggravated murder trial of Aaron D. Tubbs, Butts pointed to the defense table at Tubbs. “Are you sure?” Kendell asked. “No question at all,” Butts replied. “I’ll never forget his face.” “Is there any doubt?” the prosecutor followed up. “No sir, none,” the victim responded from the witness stand. “It was him.” Butts, a Piqua resident, sustained four, close range gunshot wounds to the chin, the right chest, the right abdomen and right arm; spent more than a week in the hospital; and needed seven pints of blood. He later made a recovery, but said he still suffers from pain and immobility associated with the near-fatal shooting. Butts told the jury he met with Tubbs on two occasions earlier on in the day before the shooting and stated he spoke or communicated with Tubbs between 10 to 15 times before meeting in the 1300 block of Forest Avenue, where Butts planned to pay $1,600 for a pound and a half of marijuana from Tubbs. He said once Tubbs pulled over to park his green Ford Taurus that Tubbs came over to his passenger side door and said “give me all your money.” “And then he just started shooting,” Butts recalled. The jury also heard the 91-1 call Butts placed after his attacker fled the scene. “I just got shot! I just got

TROY shot!” Butts is heard exclaiming on the tape. “I’m at Fountain Park.” Butts spent just over an hour testifying before the jury of four men and eight women during the second day of the trial. Tubbs, 28, has been charged with attempted aggravated murder, aggravated robbery (with a gun specification), having a firearm while under disability and trafficking in drugs. He has entered not guilty pleas to those charges and has twice refused a plea agreement in the case where he would serve seven years in prison. If convicted as charged he could be sentenced to more than two decades behind bars. Tubbs was apprehended three days before Christmas by U.S. marshals during a traffic stop in Fort Wayne, Ind., and was later extradited back to Miami County where a grand jury indicted him on the charges. Piqua police Detective Jeremy Weber said he was named as the lead investigator to the case because of his past work with investigating narcotics in Piqua. He testified “Little Homey” was a street name Tubbs had and was known for. According to previous testimony, Butts was shot by an individual whom he, and others, knew as “Little Homey.” Weber further testified that Tubbs called him the day after the shooting and denied being involved. A recording of that conversation was played in court and on it Tubbs is heard saying, “I ain’t been there (Piqua) in three weeks. … I wasn’t there. I don’t know what happened. You ain’t telling me (expletive deleted).” The call was terminated after Tubbs apparently hung up on the detective. “All of the evidence I looked at kept coming back to Aaron Tubbs,” Weber said. Also testifying was Kara McConnell, who is the girlfriend of the shooting victim. She became emotional as soon as she sat in the wit-


Detective Jermey Weber of the Piqua Police Department, left, confers with Tony Kendell, assistant Miami County prosecutor, Wednesday during the attempted murder trial of Aaron Tubbs of Ft. Wayne, Ind. ness stand. She later identified Tubbs as the man she said stopped by the apartment she and Butts shared shortly before the planned drug transaction at the city park. Other testimony delivered Wednesday came from an emergency room doctor at Upper Valley Medical Center, a forensic technician at the Miami Valley Regional Crime Lab who examined a shell casing, and a firearm and tool mark expert with the crime lab who said the gun used in the crime was a .45 caliber. Brief testimony also came from Tubbs’ probation officer, a records custodian with Sprint, and a surgeon who operated on Butts at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. Afterward, the state rested its case at 2:40 p.m. During the defense’s case the first of four witnesses was Darnell BonTempo, a longtime friend of the suspect who testified Tubbs was at his home in Fort Wayne, Ind., playing video games during the time of the shoot-

Accused shooter Aaron Tubbs enters the courtroom on Wednesday afternoon as his trial for attempted murder continued in Judge Christoper Gee’s Miami County Common Pleas courtroom. ing and stayed the night. BonTempo’s girlfriend, stepfather and mother also testified that Tubbs was at their home on the night of the shooting and corroborated Tubbs’ alibi. Judge Christopher Gee disallowed the testimony of two other defense witnesses on the grounds of irrelevancy.

Tubbs’ defense attorney, William Kluge, said from the start of the trial that his client will not be taking the witness stand. Tubbs remains at the Miami County Jail on a $1.1 million bond. Closing arguments are expected to be given today with jury deliberations beginning shortly thereafter.

TV, right-of-way issues discussed BY JOHN BADEN For the Troy Daily News Television and right-of-way issues dominated the discussions of the West Milton Council’s work session on Tuesday night. Tom Beck of WMPA-TV was present at the meeting to discuss an opportunity to merge with Troy Public Broadcasting Channel 5. While Beck likes Troy’s station and its vision, he said that joining it at this point could prove to be costly for West Milton in the long run.

WEST MILTON “We’re a little pea going into a big pot, and if you look at the demographics and the businesses and the money, I do have concerns that we could get lost in the shuffle.” Beck said. If they do merge with Troy in the future, Beck would like WMPA-TV to first rearrange some of the things it does in West Milton by building some ties with the churches, schools and the community. One task Beck would like to complete is put a committee or advisory

board together of community members to strategize the future use of the access station with the end result of promoting the city more and showcasing what it has to offer to the public. “I think that might be a great start,” Beck said. “I think that would be a worthwhile endeavor.” Beck and the council also were interested in recording future council meetings and uploading them online for the public to see. While nothing is set in stone, a live Internet stream of future city council meetings may not be too far off. Ben Herron, the Supervisor of

Streets and Grounds, previously brought up an issue to Municipal Manager Matt Kline, involving two basketball hoops permanently concreted into the right-of-way in town. It was a concern to Herron because snow plows have hit them in the past in slippery conditions. Kline said that he only wanted to “plant a seed” of the issue in the minds of the council members as to whether they should do something in the near future or not. “I love to see kids playing in the street,” Kline said. “I personally don’t have a problem with that.”

COLLEGE BRIEFS age of 3.6 or higher, with no grade lower than a “C.” Area students named to the list include: MOUNT VERNON, – • Erin Beam from Morgan Donlee Thornburg Conover. has been named to the • Courtney Fox from dean’s list for the 2012 New Carlisle. spring semester at Mount • Troy Lightcap from Vernon Nazarene West Milton. University. The dean’s list • Lauren May from Troy. includes all students who • Kimberley Puthoff carried a minimum of 12 from Bradford. credit hours and have • Kevin Roeth from maintained a grade point Piqua. average of 3.5 or above for • Andrew Stephan from the semester. New Carlisle. Thornburg, a senior • Kyle Wallace from majoring in biblical studies West Milton. and history, finished the • Jason Willis from spring semester with a 3.9 Piqua. GPA. This is his sixth • Christopher Workman semester attaining dean’s from Troy. list. A 2009 graduate of • Blaine Wright from Troy Christian High Troy. School, he is the son of Todd and Cherry Thornburg of Covington. Purdue University

Urbana University URBANA — Urbana University students from the area have been named to the dean’s list for the 2012 spring semester. In order to qualify for the dean’s list, a student must be enrolled in an undergraduate program for at least 12 credit hours and achieve a grade point aver-

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Local students took the first step in becoming Boilermakers by participating recently in the annual STAR program at Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus. Kyle Zimmerman of Troy was among students who took part in the program. Summer Transition, Advising and Registration

(STAR) is Purdue’s program for new undergraduate students to receive academic advice and create their initial course schedule. Incoming students select their one-day STAR session and come to Purdue’s West Lafayette campus to conduct this and other important business.

earned 12 credits or more in that semester, excluding credits earned in pass-fail classes. Some UK colleges require a 3.5 GPA to make the dean’s list. Area students named to the list include: • Julia C. Brenneman of Tipp City. • Kelley Louise Ratermann of Tipp City. • Lindsey Michelle University of Kentucky Ratermann of Tipp City. LEXINGTON, Ky. — The • William Mack University of Kentucky has Malarkey of Troy. released its dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester. A Bucknell University total of 4,810 students were recognized for their outLEWISBURG, Pa. — standing academic perform- Zachary Hancock of Laura ance. To make a dean’s list has been named to the in one of the UK colleges, a dean’s list for the second student must earn a grade semester of the 2011-12 point average of 3.6 or academic year at Bucknell higher and must have University. 2311071

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Students named to the dean’s list must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Hancock is a 2009 graduate of Troy Christian High School.

Marquette University MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Amelia Milota of Troy has been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wis. Milota is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Writing Intensive English.




IVA MAE KUHN PIQUA — Iva Mae Kuhn, 91, of Piqua, died at 12:55 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2012, at Piqua Manor Nursing Home, Piqua. She was born in Sidney on April 16, 1921, to the late Neil and Bertha (Davis) McKinney. She married Hubert Kuhn Sr. He preceded her in death in 1991. Iva is survived by one daughter, Brenda Kuhn of Piqua; two sons and daughter-in-law, Hubert and Sandra Kuhn of Piqua and Ted Kuhn of Arizona; one sister, Millie Stanek of Sun City Center, Fla.; nine grandchil- KUHN dren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson. She was preceded in death by one brother and sister-in-law, Willard and Shirley McKinney of Sidney. Iva was a Sidney High School graduate. She was a member of Piqua Baptist Church for 10 years. Iva attended the Young at Heart meetings each month at the church for the last 10 years. She loved playing Bunco every month with the ladies of Piqua Baptist for the last five years. Iva was a beautician for 15 years and owned Iva’s Beauty Shop. She also was a child care provider for years and was a homemaker. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at MelcherSowers Funeral Home, Piqua, with the Rev. Donald Wells officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Piqua Baptist Church, 1402 W. High St., Piqua, OH 45356, or Hospice of Miami County, P.O. Box 502, Troy, OH 45373. Condolences may be made to the family at

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are covered with a whitegray ash, rake half of the briquettes to each side of the charcoal grate, leaving space in the center between them. Place a disposable foil drip pan between the two piles of coals. The drip pan will catch fats and juices as the food cooks. If you want to add some smoky flavor, add soaked wood chips to the grayashed briquettes, then replace the cooking grate. Place the food in the center of the cooking grate directly over the drip pan and proceed with the recipe. The secret to charcoal indirect cooking is to add briquettes to the fire as needed to maintain the cooking temperature (add about 10 briquettes per side every hour or so, or when the temperature inside the grill gets below 250 F). Charcoal briquettes can be added to the fire by dropping additional un-lit briquettes through the opening by the handles on each side of the cooking grate. BEER CAN CHICKEN Now that you know the difference between direct and indirect cooking, I can’t

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It is a nice, sunny Thursday forenoon. So far nights have been cool which make for some nice sleeping weather. It has been getting chilly enough at night that most of our windows were closed and it was still comfortable in the house. Sunday morning our thermometer showed 49 degrees. I wouldn’t be surprised if we had an early frost. With the drought we’ve had, I can’t imagine that our canning jars will be filled like other years. I canned some more dill pickles and made 3 more gallons of freezer pickles. Since we hold church services at our house twice next spring, I want to make sure we have plenty. We made some fresh pickles for sister Emma’s church services. I think my cucumbers have produced the most out of my garden. I have tomatoes but not like other years. I have canned 32 quarts of tomato juice so far and one batch of salsa. Today I have enough tomatoes to make more salsa. I canned 15 pints of Serrano peppers. Emma gave me the peppers because I was unable to get the Serrano plants this year. We do have banana and jalapeno peppers, but I prefer Serrano for canning. We use the banana peppers by taking the seeds out and stuffing them with cream cheese and shredded Colby cheese. Then we wrap bacon around them and use toothpicks to keep the bacon in place. Put them on the grill until the bacon is done. Those go fast around here. I have done the same with jalapenos but they are a lot hotter than the bananas. Saturday, Elizabeth’s friend Timothy and Susan’s friend Mose helped Joe and the boys butcher our 14 old laying hens. I cooked the meat off the bones, which I then put into broth. It did not take then men long to do the butchering. I think this is the first time the girls and I got out of butchering chickens. We appreciated their help. Joe and daughter Elizabeth are both working at the factories today. Susan, 16, and Verena, 14, are weeding in the garden. The weeds took over with all the rain we had but we won’t complain. It was a much-needed rain. Benjamin,13, Joseph, 10, and Kevin, 6, are doing some cleaning out in the barn that Joe wanted done. Loretta, 12, and Lovina, 8, are washing the dishes and sweeping the floors. They are all trying to get their jobs before lunch time so they can have free-time this afternoon. Our local apple farms will not have apples or cider to sell this year due to the late frost. There is a shortage of fruit here in Michigan this year. We still haven’t heard if there will be many grapes. The boys dug up our storage potatoes and it is our smallest crop ever. Loretta wanted me to teach her how to use the treadle sewing machine yesterday afternoon. She seems to be catching on

(AP) — If you want to master the art of grilling, you need to accept the idea that more heat isn’t necessarily better heat. In other words, just because your grill is able to crank out 60,000 BTUs doesn’t mean you should let it. That’s because the key to great grilling actually isn’t intense heat, but something far more nuanced called indirect heat. In fact, when I’m grilling, I use indirect heat at least 80 percent of the time. The beauty of indirect heat is that it allows the heat to surround the food from all sides. The result is that the food almost cooks itself. As long as you keep the heat even and consistent, you won’t need to rotate the food for it to cook evenly. A common mistake when cooking with indirect heat is to turn off one side of the grill and just set the food there. But that’s not ideal, as the food closest to the lit burner gets most of the heat. It’s better to have the heat come from both sides, a method that involves creating a ring of heat around the food. Direct heat on a gas grill Turn all the burners on high as you normally would to heat the grill. When ready to cook, reduce the heat by turning all the burners to medium. This should result in a temperature of about 450 F. Place the food directly on clean cooking grates and grill as the recipe directs. Indirect heat on a gas grill Setting a gas grill for indirect cooking is as simple as turning it on and off. Once the grill has been heated with all burners on high, simply turn off the burner or burners in the center of the grill and reduce the other burners to medium or medium-low.

think of any better recipe than beer can chicken to test it out. I guarantee that if you make it once, you’ll make it over and over again. When preparing this recipe, I use a porcelain chicken “sitter� because it stabilizes the chicken as it grills. Some kitchenware companies also sell metal and wire versions. They all serve the same purpose an easy and stable way to prop a whole chicken upright and over a can or container of beer during cooking. You can do it without a sitter, but take care to position the chicken steadily during grilling. Start to finish: 1 1/2 hours Servings: 4 4- to 5-pound whole chicken, patted dry Olive oil 2 tablespoons favorite dry rub for meat (or a blend of kosher salt and ground black pepper), divided 12-ounce can beer Heat the grill to high, then prepare it for cooking over indirect heat (as described above depending on the style of grill you have). Coat the chicken lightly with oil, then season it inside and out with 1 tablespoon of the dry rub. Set aside. Open the beer can and pour out about 1?4 cup of the beer. Make an extra hole in the top of the can using a church key-style can opener. Sprinkle the remaining tablespoon of the dry rub inside the beer can. Place the beer can in the center of the cooking grate (or in the sitter, according to product directions) over indirect medium heat. Sit the chicken on top of the beer can. The chicken will appear to be sitting on the grate. Cover the grill and cook the chicken for 1 to 1 1?2 hours, or until the breast area reaches 165 F and the thighs reach 180 F. Use tongs to carefully transfer the chicken, lifting it off the beer can, to a platter. Let it rest for 10 minutes before carving.



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You might be rushing things a bit Dear Annie: My wife and I are in the final stages of a divorce after 25 years of marriage. We have two wonderful teenagers. We both realize that we had a part in the breakdown of the marriage, and we are trying to keep the process as friendly as such things can be. Shortly after my wife moved out, I met a wonderful lady with whom I have much in common. Once the divorce is final, I would like to ask her to marry me. Is that fair? I don't want my soonto-be-ex to think that she meant nothing to me and is being traded in. I also don't want my new ladylove to think I'm simply replacing one wife with another. I don't mind living alone. It actually has been quite peaceful. The biggest worry is the kids. I think my son would understand, but my 13-year-old daughter will be a different story. She tries to put up a good front, but isn't succeeding all that well. I guess the real question is: Should I let my concerns for other people get in the way of my own happiness? How can I help my daughter understand that I am not disrespecting the years of my marriage? I am simply taking the next step in my life. — Ready To Move On Dear Ready: Your main focus right now should be your kids' adjustment, not your personal contentment. You are rushing things. They are teenagers. The parents they love are divorcing, and this is enough trauma in their lives for the moment. Please don't make things more stressful by remarrying so quickly. Let the dust from the divorce settle, and then slowly introduce the new woman into your children's lives and let them get to know her. They may still object, but they will have less reason if they don't feel she is being shoved down their throats. We think all of you could benefit from speaking to a family therapist. Dear Annie: Lately, I have been getting constant putdowns for my "new" appearance. It consists of clothes that I've owned for a while, though nobody seemed to notice until I began applying black eyeliner. My sister has been pestering me for months, complaining that I look Goth. I admit that I've begun using makeup more often, though it's usually only eyeliner or silver eye shadow. A few days ago, I was sent to the school office to receive papers for a special event for high-honor students. While I was waiting, a teacher I didn't know walked in and gave me a nasty look, saying, "Hope that one makes it to the high school." Annie, I have no piercings other than the standard ones in my ears. I don't dye my hair. I am an honor student and love to read. Please tell your readers not to judge a book by its cover. It can really hurt. — Judged Wrong in Jersey Dear Jersey: It is never a good idea to judge based on appearances. But, honey, if simply wearing eyeliner is making people look askance, you might ask whether perhaps you are wearing a bit too much. And if a Goth look is what you are going for, it makes no sense to be surprised by the reaction. Take responsibility for your choices. Dear Annie: Like "Single Too Long," I am 55, divorced with grown children and can't find a long-term relationship. The difference is, I'm female. I have tried dating sites and church groups (full of women). I did meet men when I briefly worked at Home Depot, but I had to quit. You told him to go where the women are, but where are the men? — Looking for a Relationship, Too Dear Looking: In bookstores, grocery stores, hardware stores and laundromats. At sporting events, taking college courses, playing golf, softball and basketball, doing volunteer work and traveling. Readers? Help us out here. Annie's Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please email your questions to, or write to: Annie's Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 3rd Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254.

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Tips will help you enhance, not overwhelm Dear Readers: Many of us have a favorite fragrance to wear, and perfume can be a lovely addition, but here are some do’s and don’ts so that you will not overwhelm others: • To “build” your signature scent, apply your shower gel or lotion while your skin is damp. Follow this with your fragrance: perfume, eau de parfum, eau de toilette, eau de cologne. • If you think scented lotion and perfume are too much together, try this: With a dollop of body creme in your hand, spray a touch of perfume onto the lotion and mix. If it’s too strong, you’ll know before you leave home! • Fragrances should be

Hints from Heloise Columnist sprayed a few inches from your body, and don’t rub them in! That dilutes the scent. How many fragrances do you own? I counted seven on my makeup counter, but I usually wear the same one — it’s my “signature” fragrance, and I’ve worn it for more than half my life! Send in your “number” to:

Heloise(at); mail to: Heloise/Perfume, P.O. Box 795000, San Antonio, TX 78279; or fax to: 210-HELOISE (4356473). — Heloise TOASTER SAFETY Dear Heloise: After use, I always unplug my toaster. My friend’s toaster activated on its own one day, causing a fire in her home. — Gloria P., Bristol, S.D. Important hint! An appliance “starting” on its own happens more often than you know! When there are severe storms with lightning, it can trigger a power glitch and may turn on a plugged-in appliance. It’s a good practice to get in the habit of

unplugging the toaster (or any other appliance, like a coffee maker) after each use or when leaving home for some time. — Heloise EASY REMINDERS Dear Heloise: Here are two hints that help me remember things. When cooking, I always leave the range hood light on to remind me that something is cooking on the stove. Also, I place a nonskid, lightcolored rug at the bottom of my stairs. This way, I know when I’m at the bottom. I learned this after falling twice due to thinking that I had reached the bottom of the stairs when I actually still had a stair left. — Joni in Ohio












HOROSCOPE BY FRANCES DRAKE For Friday, Aug. 31, 2012 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Today’s Full Moon is emotional. Be careful about making promises you can’t keep, especially at work. Think before you speak. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) When it comes to romantic involvements or anything having to do with sports, show business or dealing with children, go gently. Today’s Full Moon could confuse your good judgment. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) You might feel torn between your responsibilities to home and family versus your responsibilities to career and job. This is classic for today’s Full Moon. Do as little as possible. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Today is such an emotional Full Moon, it could affect you so greatly that you have an accident. Naturally, this doesn’t have to happen. It’s all up to you to maintain a calm mind. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) Avoid conflict about money and possessions today. People will go overboard because of today’s Full Moon. Stay out of things for your own sake. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Your only recourse today is to be patient with partners and close friends. This is the only day all year when the Full Moon is directly opposite you. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Don’t make a big deal about problems at work today. Others might be emotional, but you can be the peacemaker or the bridge that is needed to restore sanity. (It’s what you do.) SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Parents should be patient with children today. Everyone feels the energy of the Full Moon, because it makes people too emotional. Be kind and tolerant. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Avoid domestic squabbles today, because they won’t solve anything. It will just be words and noise. Instead, relax with others over a cup of coffee. Be friendly. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Avoid hasty words and impulsive actions today, which might burst out. This is just Full Moon energy. Think before you speak or do anything. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Don’t be rash with your possessions, and think twice before you spend your hard-earned money today. Impulses, especially those having to do with cash flow, are confusing right now. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Today’s Full Moon is in your sign, lined up with your ruler, Neptune. This is like you have Vaseline on your lens obscuring your clear view. Don’t react to situations around you. YOU BORN TODAY Although modest, you are heroic to others. You’re not afraid of public scrutiny and eagerly involve yourself in the world around you. You’re an amateur psychologist; you know what makes others tick. (You loathe pretension and hypocrisy.) You are always charming and attractive. Good news! Your year ahead could be one of the most powerful years of your life. Birthdate of: Ryan Kesler, hockey player; Debbie Gibson, singer; Richard Gere, actor. (c) 2012 King Features Syndicate, Inc.






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Sunny, warmer High: 88°


Mostly clear Low: 56°



Mostly sunny, humid High: 90° Low: 63°


Chance of rain High: 82° Low: 68°


Rain likely High: 80° Low: 70°

Chance of storms High: 82° Low: 70°

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Cleveland 84° | 59°

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Peak group: Weeds

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TODAY IN HISTORY (AP) — Today is Thursday, Aug. 30, the 243rd day of 2012. There are 123 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 30, 1862, Confederate forces won victories against the Union at the Second Battle of Bull Run in Manassas, Va., and the Battle of Richmond in Kentucky. On this date: • In 1797, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, creator of “Frankenstein,â€? was born in London. • In 1905, Ty Cobb made his major-league debut as a player for the Detroit Tigers, hitting a double

in his first at-bat in a game against the New York Highlanders. (The Tigers won, 5-3.) • In 1963, the “Hot Lineâ€? communications link between Washington and Moscow went into operation. • In 1967, the Senate confirmed the appointment of Thurgood Marshall as the first black justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. • In 1983, Guion S. Bluford Jr. became the first black American astronaut to travel in space as he blasted off aboard the Challenger.

• In 1997, Americans received word of the car crash in Paris that claimed the lives of Princess Diana, Dodi Fayed and their driver, Henri Paul. (Because of the time difference, it was Aug. 31 where the crash occurred.) • Today’s Birthdays: Comedian Lewis Black is 64. Actress Michael Michele is 46. Actress Cameron Diaz is 40. Rock musician Leon Caffrey (Space) is 39. TV personality Lisa Ling is 39. Rock singer-musician Aaron Barrett (Reel Big Fish) is 38. Tennis player Andy Roddick is 30.

200 US Marines join anti-drug effort in Guatemala GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A team of 200 U.S. Marines began patrolling Guatemala’s western coast this week in an unprecedented operation to beat drug traffickers in the Central America region, a U.S. military spokesman said Wednesday. The Marines are deployed as part of Operation Martillo,

a broader effort started last Jan. 15 to stop drug trafficking along the Central American coast. Focused exclusively on drug dealers in airplanes or boats, the U.S.-led operation involves troops or law enforcement agents from Belize, Britain, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, France, Guatemala, Honduras, the

Netherlands, Nicaragua, Panama and Spain. “This is the first Marine deployment that directly supports countering transnational crime in this area, and it’s certainly the largest footprint we’ve had in that area in quite some time,� said Marine Staff Sgt. Earnest Barnes at the U.S. Southern Command in Miami.

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not go along on arrest missions, but they do have the right to defend themselves if fired on. Eighty percent of cocaine smoked, snorted and swallowed in the U.S. passes through Central America, according to the Drug E n f o r c e m e n t Administration. Eight out of every 10 tons of that cocaine are loaded on vessels known as “go fasts,� which are open hulled boats 20 to 50 feet long with as many as four engines, according to the Defense Department. In a recent congressional briefing in Washington, Rear Adm. Charles Michel said the boats, carrying anywhere from 300 kilograms to 3.5 metric tons of cocaine, typically leave Colombia and follow the western Caribbean coastline of Central America to make landfall, principally in Honduras. In the Pacific, the same type of vessels will leave Colombia or Ecuador and travel to Guatemala, Panama, Costa Rica or Mexico, Michel said. “We fight a highly mobile, disciplined and well-funded adversary that threatens democratic governments, terrorizes populations, impedes economic development and creates regional instability,� he said, noting that authorities are able to stop only one out of every four suspected traffickers they spot.

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It was 50 years ago when the U.S. military last sent any significant aid and equipment into Guatemala, establishing a base to support counter-insurgency efforts during a guerrilla uprising. That movement led to 36 years of war that left 200,000 dead, mostly indigent Maya farmers. The U.S. pulled out in 1978. Guatemalan authorities say they signed a treaty allowing the U.S. military to conduct the operations on July 16. Less than a month later an Air Force C-5 transport plane flew into Guatemala City from North Carolina loaded with the Marines and four UH-1 “Huey� helicopters. After two weeks of setting up camp, establishing computer connections and training at the Guatemalan air base at Retalhuleu, the Marines ran through rehearsal exercises, Barnes said. Last week, their commander “gave us the thumbs

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Trojans drop GWOC match with Butler Staff Reports


TROY — The Troy Trojans fell to .500 in Greater Western Ohio Conference North Division play Wednesday, dropping a match against rival Butler, 168-188. Caroline Elsass-Smith, Caitlin Dowling and Allison Brown all shot 45 to lead the Trojans, Morgan McKinney added a 53, Victoria Ries shot 55 and Taylor

Ries shot 59. Troy hosts Miami East today at Troy Country Club. Miami East 202, Greenon 205 Miami East edged Greenon by a score of 202-205 on Wednesday, improving to 2-4 on the season. The Vikings were led by Sam Denlinger’s 49, while Allie

Kindell shot a 50, Tori Nuss carded a 51, Macaleh Thompson finished with a 52. Other Vikings scores were Jeni Slone (58) and Kiera Fellers (60). The Vikings play Troy today at Troy Country Club. • Boys Golf Milton-Union 173, Brookville 185 TIPP CITY — The MiltonUnion boys golf team took down

173-185 on Brookville Wednesday. Joey Smedley and Nick Simpson once again paced the Bulldogs, both shooting 41. Josh Martin and Mitch Gooslin each carded 45. Other Milton scores were Sean Lorton (46) and Zach Glodrey (50). Milton-Union is now 5-0, 3-0 in the Southwestern Buckeye League.

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Lehman beats Urbana Staff Reports URBANA — The Lehman volleyball team improved to 3-0 with a 25-13, 25-18, 25-16 win over Urbana Wednesday.

MIAMI COUNTY “Urbana has had some good teams,” Lehman coach Greg Snipes said. “We didn’t play as well as last night (a win over Marion Local), but we played well enough to win. These were a couple good wins heading into

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■ Soccer TODAY Boys Golf Troy at Butler (3:30 p.m.) Tippecanoe at Kenton Ridge (4 p.m.) Tri-County North at Miami East (4:30 p.m.) Arcanm at Bethel (4:30 p.m) Mississinawa Valley at Newton (4 p.m) Tin Valley South at Covington (4 p.m.) Girls Golf Miami East at Troy (4 p.m.) Boys Soccer Milton-Union at Dixie (7:30 p.m.) Miami East at National Trail (7:15 p.m.) Tri-County North at Bethel (7 p.m.) Newton at Franklin Monroe (7 p.m.) Troy Christian at Miami Valley (7 p.m.) Centerville at Piqua (7 p.m.) Girls Soccer Dixie at Milton-Union (7:30 p.m.) Miami East at National Trail (5:30 p.m.) Bethel at Tri-County North (5:30 p.m.) Newton at Franklin Monroe (5 p.m.) Troy Christian at Miami Valley (5 p.m.) Tennis Troy at Wayne (4:30 p.m.) Greenon at Tippecanoe (4:30 p.m.) Northridge at Milton-Union (4 p.m.) Volleyball Troy at Springfield (7 p.m.) Tippecanoe at Tecumseh (6:30 p.m.) Dixie at Milton-Union (7 p.m.) Newton at Miami East (7 p.m.) Bethel at Ansonia (7 p.m.) Tri-Village at Covington (7 p.m.) Bradford at Twin Valley South (5:30 p.m.) Lebanon at Piqua (7 p.m.)

Tipp tops Greenon Staff Reports STAFF PHOTOS/ANTHONY WEBER

Troy’s Amber Smith hits a shot during a match against Northmont on Wednesday in Troy.

No worries at all Troy cruises past Northmont, 4-1 Staff Reports The Troy girls tennis team had little trouble on Wednesday, handing Northmont a 4-1 loss in Greater Western Ohio Conference crossover action. Troy’s Ivy Smith was defeated at first singles 6-1, 6-3. At TROY second singles, Troy’s Amber Smith won 6-1, 6-2 and at third singles, Mayu Ohtsuka won in straight sets 6-2, 6-2. At first doubles, Meredith Orozco and Holly Riley won in two sets 6-1, 6-3. At second doubles, Kelly Fischer and Marina Wehrkamp also won

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Troy’s Ivy Smith hits a return shot on Wednesday.

TIPP CITY — They say defense wins games. If that’s the case, the Tippecanoe boys soccer team has got the right formula. Tippecanoe rolled to a 2-0 start on the season, beating Greenon 2-0 on Wednesday — its second shutout in as many games.

MIAMI COUNTY Darius Appora started the game off with a goal 25 minutes into the first half, coming on an assist by Kevin Ryan. The next Tipp goal came on a penalty kick by Zach Berning 30 minutes into the second half. “So far, it’s been a pretty good start,” Tippecanoe boys Scott Downing said. “I’m happy with it. The defense has been playing well. We’ve got two shutouts in two games. “Out of all the preseason games and regular season, I think this was the best our midfield has played.” The Red Devils are back in action next Wednesday, traveling to take on Northwestern.

■ Major League Baseball

Reds take down D-Backs Clijsters beat at U.S. Open Kim Clijsters’ singles career ended where she wanted it to, just not the way she hoped. Page B2.

NFL to use replacements The NFL will open the regular season next week with replacement officials and said it was prepared to use them “as much … as necessary” afterward. Replacements will be on the field beginning Wednesday night when the Dallas Cowboys visit the New York Giants in the season opener, league executive Ray Anderson told the 32 teams in a memo. Negotiations are at a standstill between the NFL and the officials’ union. Page B2.

Heisey’s 2 HR carry Cincy to 6-2 victory PHOENIX (AP) — Struggling through the first six innings, the Cincinnati Reds finally broke through to get a milestone win. Chris Heisey hit two of Cincinnati’s four home runs, including the tying tworun shot in the seventh inning, and the Reds went on to a 6-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday. The win was Cincinnati’s 80th in their 132nd game of the season, the fastest a Reds team has reached the mark since 1976, when the Big Red Machine got there in 125 games. Mat Latos (11-4) pitched seven innings, allowing two runs on five hits with seven strikeouts and three walks for the win. He also had two hits. “We struck in a hurry. Had some guys hit some long balls … and Latos pitched great,” Reds manager Dusty Baker said. “Other than that balk in the first inning, he pitched outstanding. And he hit well,

too.” Dioner Navarro’s solo shot two batters after Heisey’s first blast put Cincinnati ahead, Brandon Phillips added a two-run homer in the eighth and Heisey capped the scoring two outs later to help the Reds complete the three-game sweep. “It feels good to win,” Phillips said, adding that his home run off the batter’s eye in center field was hit with all the power he could generate. “When I hit it, I was like ‘Please get up, please get up,’ but I didn’t think it was going to be like that,” Phillips said. “I did some pushups (Tuesday) night and I was like ‘Maybe pushups really work.’” Latos believes he came out with a little too much adrenalin to start the game, AP PHOTO when he gave up two hits, walked two Cincinnati Reds’ Chris Heisey celebrates his two-

run home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks ■ See REDS on B2 with Todd Frazier (21) Wednesday in Phoenix.

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NFL to use replacement officials in week one NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL will open the regular season next week with replacement officials and said it was prepared to use them “as much ‌ as necessaryâ€? afterward. Replacements will be on field beginning the Wednesday night when the Dallas Cowboys visit the New York Giants in the season opener, league executive Ray Anderson told the 32 teams in a memo. Negotiations are at a standstill between the

NFL and the officials’ union. The NFL Referees Association was locked out in early June and talks on a new collective bargaining agreement have gone nowhere. Replacements have been used throughout the preseason, with mixed results. In 2001, the NFL used replacements for the first week of the regular season before a contract was finalized. The speed of the game and the amount of

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time starters are on the field increase exponentially for real games, making the replacements’ task more challenging. Anderson, the NFL’s executive vice president of football operations, told the clubs in a memo Wednesday that the replacements will work “as much of the regular season as necessary,� adding that training with each crew will continue. The NFL noted it has expanded the use of

has been ‘take it or leave it and lock them out.’ It now appears the NFL is willing to forego any attempt to reach a deal in the last seven days before opening night.� The NFL Players Association, which went through a 4 - month lockout last year before settling on a new contract, expressed disappointment about the decision to use replacements. Colts safety Antoine Bethea said there is a feel-

instant replay as an officiating tool this year to include all scoring plays and turnovers. Officiating supervisors will be on hand to assist the crews on game administration issues. “We are not surprised, based on Ray Anderson’s statements ‌ that the NFL was not going to reach out to us,â€? NFLRA spokesman Michael Arnold said. “However, this is consistent with the NFL’s negotiating strategy which

ing of solidarity with the officials. “They’ve got to do what they’ve got to do, and we were in a similar situation a little while ago,� Bethea said. “So you can’t fault those guys for doing what they have to do.� Anderson said the sides remain considerably apart on economic issues, including salary and retirement benefits. He also told the teams there is a substantial difference on operational issues.

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Troy’s Mayu Ohtsuka hit a forehand return on Wednesday in Troy.

Tennis ■ CONTINUED FROM B1 handily by a score of 6-1, 6-0. “It was a good team win with Amber and Mayu both playing consistent tennis,� Troy coach Mark Goldner said. “Ivy ran into a tough ninth grader who played a great match. “Both doubles team were in control of their respective matches for easy wins.� The Trojans (3-4) play against the Wayne Warriors on Thursday at 4:15 p.m. M-U 3, Greenville 2 WEST MILTON — The Milton-Union girls tennis team defeated Greenville 3-2 on Wednesday. At first singles, Brooke Falb defeated Sophia Navas-Davis in three sets 6-4, 4-6, 6-3. At second singles, Greenville’s Michelle

Borgerding beat Milton’s Jesica Ferguson 7-6 (6), 7-5. At third singles, Racquel Nava Davis of Greenville took down Milton’s Sarah Black 62, 6-2. At first doubles, Claire Fetters and Kayla Smith defeated Greenville’s Kirby Lantz and Alexis Medley 6-2, 6-3. Milton’s team of Katie Purtee and Leann Puterbaugh beat Alex Myers and Holly Cameron 6-2, 6-0 at second doubles. “Greenville has a really nice team,� Milton-Union coach Sharon Paul said. “It is tough to beat a team that has three good singles players but Brooke figured out a way to get her point — and that made the difference. We also had a big improvement at second doubles, and that was good to see.�

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Cavaliers ■ CONTINUED FROM B1 our tournament this Saturday. We are going to see a lot of strong teams.� Andrea Thobe had 12 kills, 11 assists and four aces for Lehman; while Ellie Cain had 14 assists and seven digs. Olivia Slagle pounded seven kills, Erica Paulus had nine digs and Ellie Y o u r

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NEW YORK (AP) — Kim Clijsters’ singles career ended where she wanted it to, just not the way she hoped. The four-time Grand Slam champion lost 7-6 (4), 7-6 (5) to 18-year-old Laura Robson of Britain in the second round of the U.S. Open on Wednesday, and will head into retirement after she finishes playing in doubles at Flushing Meadows. Clijsters walked away from the sport once before, in May 2007, then returned after a 2 1/2-year hiatus. But now 29 and a mother, the Belgian insisted this season that she means it this time, and decided the U.S. Open and its hard courts that she conquered on the way to three championships would be her final tournament. “It’s the place that has inspired me so much to do well and to do great things. It’s hard to explain sometimes why,� Clijsters said in an on-court interview, her face flushed and her eyes welling with tears. “This completely feels like the perfect place to retire,� Clijsters told the spectators at Arthur Ashe Stadium, many of whom rose to shower her with a standing ovation. “I just wish it wasn’t today.� The loss Wednesday ended Clijsters’ 22-match winning streak in New York, encompassing titles in 2005, 2009 and 2010, plus Monday’s first-round victory. She missed the hardcourt major in 2004, 200608 and last year, thanks to a combination of injuries and the time she took off while starting a family. Her daughter, Jada, was born in February 2008. By August 2009, Clijsters was back on tour; unseeded and unranked, because she only played in two previous tournaments during her comeback, she won that year’s

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“We know that we have to continue to win ballgames. As long as we can win the series, we’ve got a good chance of going somewhere,� Latos said. Cincinnati trailed 2-0 until the top of the seventh, shut out on two hits by Diamondbacks starter Patrick Corbin (5-6). Frazier doubled with one out and scored on Heisey’s fifth home run of the season. “I was sitting on a fastball, and I got it,� Heisey said .

game, not only as a superb player but as someone who by all accounts is universally liked by fans, tennis officials and even opponents. When the contest ended with Clijsters sailing a backhand return long, allowing Robson to convert her third match point, they met at the net. Clijsters began to extend her arm for the customary handshake, and Robson pulled her in for a hug. “I want to thank Kim,� Robson told the crowd moments later, “for being such a great role model to me for so many years.�

With two out, Navarro roped his home run inside the left-field foul pole to give the Reds the lead. In the eighth, Phillips and Heisey went deep off reliever Matt Albers. Latos got his first win since Aug. 3 against Pittsburgh and his first at Arizona since August 2010. The balk in the first allowed Aaron Hill to score from third base with two out to give the Diamondbacks a 1-0 lead. Jake Elmore’s two-out RBI

double in the fourth put Arizona up 2-0, but Latos retire 10 of the next 12 batters he faced. The Diamondbacks lost their sixth straight and eight of 10 on their homestand to drop three games below .500 for the first time since July 20. Corbin allowed three runs and six hits in 6 2-3 innings, striking out eight in his first career start against the Reds. “Not a lot is going right. It’s not a good feeling,â€? Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson said. “The more you search, the tougher it gets at times.â€? NOTES: Reds 1B Joey Votto, recovering from left knee surgery, was scheduled to play in his second rehab game for Class A Dayton on Wednesday. Expected to be activated on Saturday, he went 0 for 1 with a walk in five innings in his first game for Dayton on Tuesday. ‌ Arizona RHP Josh Collmenter pitched four scoreless innings Tuesday in his third rehab game with the club’s rookie league team. Collmenter is on the 15-day disabled list with ulcers.

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BASEBALL Baseball Expanded Standings All Times EDT AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division W L Pct New York 75 55 .577 71 58 .550 Baltimore 71 59 .546 Tampa Bay 62 68 .477 Boston 58 71 .450 Toronto Central Division W L Pct Chicago 72 57 .558 69 60 .535 Detroit 58 71 .450 Kansas City 55 75 .423 Cleveland 52 77 .403 Minnesota West Division W L Pct Texas 77 53 .592 Oakland 72 57 .558 67 62 .519 Los Angeles 63 67 .485 Seattle NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division W L Pct Washington 78 51 .605 Atlanta 74 57 .565 61 69 .469 New York 61 69 .469 Philadelphia 59 72 .450 Miami Central Division W L Pct Cincinnati 80 52 .606 St. Louis 71 59 .546 Pittsburgh 70 60 .538 61 67 .477 Milwaukee 49 79 .383 Chicago 40 89 .310 Houston West Division W L Pct San Francisco 72 57 .558 Los Angeles 70 61 .534 64 67 .489 Arizona 61 71 .462 San Diego 53 76 .411 Colorado

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AMERICAN LEAGUE Tuesday's Games Baltimore 6, Chicago White Sox 0 Oakland 7, Cleveland 0 N.Y. Yankees 2, Toronto 1 Texas 1, Tampa Bay 0 Kansas City 9, Detroit 8 Seattle 5, Minnesota 2 L.A. Angels 6, Boston 5 Wednesday's Games Toronto 8, N.Y. Yankees 5 Chicago White Sox 8, Baltimore 1 Oakland 8, Cleveland 4 Tampa Bay 8, Texas 4 Kansas City 1, Detroit 0 Seattle at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m. Boston at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m. Thursday's Games Oakland (J.Parker 8-7) at Cleveland (Masterson 10-11), 12:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Quintana 5-2) at Baltimore (Britton 3-1), 12:35 p.m. Seattle (Beavan 8-8) at Minnesota (Duensing 3-9), 1:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (M.Moore 10-7) at Toronto (Villanueva 6-4), 7:07 p.m. Detroit (Porcello 9-9) at Kansas City (Guthrie 2-3), 8:10 p.m. Boston (Lester 8-10) at L.A. Angels (Greinke 2-2), 10:05 p.m. Friday's Games Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Detroit, 7:05 p.m. Texas at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at Toronto, 7:07 p.m. Minnesota at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m. Boston at Oakland, 10:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at Seattle, 10:10 p.m. NATIONAL LEAGUE Tuesday's Games N.Y. Mets 9, Philadelphia 5, 10 innings Pittsburgh 9, St. Louis 0 Miami 9, Washington 0 Milwaukee 4, Chicago Cubs 1 San Francisco 3, Houston 2 Colorado 8, L.A. Dodgers 4 Cincinnati 5, Arizona 2 Atlanta 2, San Diego 0 Wednesday's Games L.A. Dodgers 10, Colorado 8 Cincinnati 6, Arizona 2 San Diego 8, Atlanta 2 N.Y. Mets 3, Philadelphia 2 Pittsburgh 5, St. Louis 0 Washington 8, Miami 4 Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs, 8:05 p.m. San Francisco at Houston, 8:05 p.m. Thursday's Games N.Y. Mets (Niese 10-7) at Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 7-9), 1:05 p.m. Milwaukee (Marcum 5-4) at Chicago Cubs (Raley 1-2), 2:20 p.m. St. Louis (J.Garcia 3-5) at Washington (E.Jackson 7-9), 7:05 p.m. San Francisco (Vogelsong 11-7) at Houston (Lyles 3-10), 8:05 p.m. Arizona (I.Kennedy 11-11) at L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 12-7), 10:10 p.m. Friday's Games San Francisco at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. St. Louis at Washington, 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Miami, 7:10 p.m. Philadelphia at Atlanta, 7:35 p.m. Cincinnati at Houston, 8:05 p.m. Pittsburgh at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m. San Diego at Colorado, 8:40 p.m. Arizona at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. Reds 6, Diamondbacks 2 Cincinnati Arizona ab r h bi ab r h bi Cozart ss 5 0 1 0 C.Young cf 4 0 1 0 Stubbs cf 5 1 1 0 A.Hill 2b 3 1 0 0 B.Phillips 2b 4 1 1 2 Kubel lf 4 0 0 0 Bruce rf 3 0 0 0 Goldschmidt 4 0 1 0 Frazier 3b 4 1 1 0 J.Upton rf 3 1 1 0 Heisey lf 4 2 2 3 R.Wheeler 3b4 0 0 0 Cairo 1b 4 0 0 0 Elmore ss 4 0 2 1 D.Navarro c 4 1 2 1 Nieves c 3 0 1 0 Latos p 3 0 2 0 Corbin p 2 0 0 0 Hoover p 0 0 0 0 Ziegler p 0 0 0 0 Paul ph 1 0 1 0 C.Johnson ph1 0 0 0 Arredondo p 0 0 0 0 Albers p 0 0 0 0 Shaw p 0 0 0 0 Totals 37 6 11 6 Totals 32 2 6 1 Cincinnati .................000 000 330—6 Arizona......................100 100 000—2 E_Nieves (2). DP_Arizona 1. LOB_Cincinnati 5, Arizona 6. 2B_Frazier (23), Elmore (2). HR_B.Phillips (15), Heisey 2 (6), D.Navarro (2). SB_Cozart (4). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .IP H R ER BB SO Cincinnati Latos W,11-4 . . . . . . .7 5 2 2 3 7 Hoover . . . . . . . . . . . .1 0 0 0 0 2 Arredondo . . . . . . . . .1 1 0 0 0 1 Arizona Corbin L,5-6 . . . .6 2-3 6 3 3 1 8 Ziegler . . . . . . . . . . .1-3 0 0 0 0 1 Albers . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 3 3 3 0 0 Shaw . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 2 0 0 0 1 Balk_Latos. Umpires_Home, Ron Kulpa; First, Derryl Cousins; Second, Jim Wolf; Third, Alan Porter. T_2:49. A_18,451 (48,633).

Wednesday's Major League Linescores AMERICAN LEAGUE Toronto . . . . .003 002 012—8 12 0 NewYork . . . .202 000 010—5 8 3 Happ, Delabar (6), Loup (7), Lyon (8), Janssen (9) and Mathis; Sabathia, D.Lowe (8), Logan (8), Eppley (8), Rapada (9), Chamberlain (9) and C.Stewart, R.Martin. W_Happ 3-1. L_Sabathia 13-4. Sv_Janssen (17). HRs_Toronto, Y.Escobar (8). Oakland . . . .000 301 202—8 15 1 Cleveland . . .002 000 020—4 7 1 Blackley, Neshek (6), Doolittle (7), Blevins (8), R.Cook (8) and D.Norris; Kluber, C.Allen (7), J.Gomez (8), Pestano (9) and C.Santana, Marson. W_Blackley 5-3. L_Kluber 0-3. Sv_R.Cook (13). HRs_Oakland, Donaldson (3). Cleveland, Donald (2). Tampa Bay . .330 001 001—8 16 1 Texas . . . . . . .021 010 000—4 9 1 Cobb, Badenhop (5), McGee (6), Farnsworth (7), Jo.Peralta (8), Rodney (9) and J.Molina; M.Harrison, Uehara (6), R.Ross (8), Ogando (9) and W_McGee 5-2. L.Martinez. L_M.Harrison 15-8. HRs_Tampa Bay, Longoria 2 (9), B.Upton (16), E.Johnson (5). Texas, Moreland (15), Hamilton (36). Chicago . . . .400 102 100—8 12 0 Baltimore . . .000 100 000—1 3 1 Axelrod, Veal (8), N.Jones (9) and Flowers; J.Saunders, Gregg (6), Ayala (7), S.Johnson (9) and Wieters. W_Axelrod 2-2. L_J.Saunders 0-1. Detroit . . . . . .000 000 000—0 6 0 Kansas City .000 100 00x—1 8 0 A.Sanchez, Dotel (8) and Avila; B.Chen, G.Holland (9) and B.Pena. W_B.Chen 10-10. L_A.Sanchez 2-4. Sv_G.Holland (9). NATIONAL LEAGUE Los Angeles .006 000040—10 12 1 Colorado . . . .000 000 170— 8 15 2 Blanton, Sh.Tolleson (8), Choate (8), Belisario (8) and A.Ellis; D.Pomeranz, Ottavino (5), W.Harris (8), Belisle (9) and Ra.Hernandez. W_Blanton 9-12. L_D.Pomeranz 1-8. Sv_Belisario (1). HRs_Los Angeles, H.Ramirez (22), A.Ellis (11). Atlanta . . . . . .000 010 001—2 7 1 San Diego . . .000 220 04x—8 13 1 Hanson, Avilan (5), C.Martinez (6), Durbin (7), Venters (8) and D.Ross; Stults, Layne (7), Thayer (8), Brach (9) and Grandal. W_Stults 5-2. L_Hanson 12-7. HRs_Atlanta, D.Ross (7). St. Louis . . . .000 000 000—0 5 0 Pittsburgh . . .103 010 00x—5 9 0 J.Kelly, Rosenthal (6) and T.Cruz; W.Rodriguez, Watson (7), Grilli (8), (9) and Barajas. Hanrahan W_W.Rodriguez 9-13. L_J.Kelly 4-6. HRs_Pittsburgh, P.Alvarez (26). NewYork . . . .012 000 000—3 8 1 Philadelphia .110 000 000—2 6 0 Harvey, Edgin (7), R.Carson (8), Rauch (8), F.Francisco (9) and Shoppach; Cloyd, Horst (7), Bastardo (8), Aumont (8), Lindblom (9) and Kratz. W_Harvey 3-3. L_Cloyd 0-1. Sv_F.Francisco (22). HRs_New York, Duda (13). Washington .000 410 012—8 14 0 Miami . . . . . . .000 012 100—4 8 0 Detwiler, Mattheus (6), S.Burnett (8), Storen (8), Clippard (9) and K.Suzuki; Ja.Turner, LeBlanc (6), Gaudin (7), M.Dunn (8), Webb (8), H.Bell (9) and J.Buck. W_Detwiler 8-6. L_Ja.Turner 02. HRs_Washington, Harper 2 (14), K.Suzuki (1). Midwest League Eastern Division W L Pct. GB Bowling Green (Rays) 40 25 .615 — Lake County (Indians) 36 29 .554 4 Fort Wayne (Padres) 35 30 .538 5 Lansing (Blue Jays) 33 30 .524 6 West Michigan (Tigers)34 31 .523 6 Great Lakes (Dodgers)30 35 .462 10 South Bend (D-backs) 30 35 .462 10 Dayton (Reds) 28 35 .444 11 Western Division W L Pct. GB Clinton (Mariners) 43 22 .662 — Burlington (Athletics) 35 30 .538 8 Beloit (Twins) 33 31 .516 9½ Kane County (Royals) 32 33 .492 11 Wisconsin (Brewers) 31 33 .484 11½ Quad Cities (Cardinals)3035 .462 13 Peoria (Cubs) 27 38 .415 16 Cedar Rapids (Angels)20 45 .308 23 Thursday's Games Bowling Green at Lake County, 7 p.m. Great Lakes at Dayton, 7 p.m. West Michigan at Fort Wayne, 7:05 p.m. Lansing at South Bend, 7:05 p.m. Cedar Rapids at Peoria, 7:30 p.m. Burlington at Clinton, 7:30 p.m. Kane County at Quad Cities, 8 p.m. Beloit at Wisconsin, 8:05 p.m. Friday's Games


SPORTS ON TV TODAY COLLEGE FOOTBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — South Carolina at Vanderbilt 10:15 p.m. ESPN — Washington St. at BYU GOLF 8:30 a.m. TGC — European PGA Tour, European Masters, first round, at Crans-sur-Sierre, Switzerland 3 p.m. TGC — Tour, Mylan Classic, first round, at Canonsburg, Pa. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 12:30 p.m. WGN — Chicago White Sox at Baltimore 7 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, St. Louis at Washington or Tampa Bay at Toronto NFL FOOTBALL 7 p.m. NFL — Preseason, Kansas City at Green Bay 11 p.m. NFL — Preseason, Denver at Arizona TENNIS 1 p.m. ESPN2 — U.S. Open, second round, at New York 7 p.m. ESPN2 — U.S. Open, second round, at New York

FRIDAY AUTO RACING 8 a.m. SPEED — Formula One, practice for Grand Prix of Belgium, at Francorchamps, Belgium 1 p.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Truck Series, final practice for Jeff Foxworthy's Grit Chips 200, at Hampton, Ga. (same-day tape) 2:30 p.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for AdvoCare 500, at Hampton, Ga. 4:30 p.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Truck Series, pole qualifying for Jeff Foxworthy's Grit Chips 200, at Hampton, Ga. 6 p.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, pole qualifying for AdvoCare 500, at Hampton, Ga. 8 p.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Truck Series, Jeff Foxworthy's Grit Chips 200, at Hampton, Ga. CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE 7:30 p.m. NBCSN — British Columbia at Montreal COLLEGE FOOTBALL 8 p.m. ESPN — Boise St. at Michigan St. GOLF 8:30 a.m. TGC — European PGA Tour, European Masters, second round, at Crans-sur-Sierre, Switzerland 2 p.m. TGC — PGA Tour, Deutsche Bank Championship, first round, at Norton, Mass. 6:30 p.m. TGC — Tour, Mylan Classic, second round, at Canonsburg, Pa. (same-day tape) MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, Chicago White Sox at Detroit or Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees PREP FOOTBALL 7 p.m. FSN — St. Thomas Aquinas (Fla.) vs. Columbus (Fla.), at Miami Gardens, Fla. SOCCER 10:30 p.m. NBCSN — MLS, Colorado at Portland TENNIS 1 p.m. ESPN2 — U.S. Open, men's second and women's third round, at New York 7 p.m. ESPN2 — U.S. Open, men's second and women's third round, at New York Bowling Green at Lake County, 1 p.m. Great Lakes at Dayton, 7 p.m. West Michigan at Fort Wayne, 7:05 p.m. Burlington at Clinton, 7:30 p.m. Cedar Rapids at Peoria, 7:30 p.m. Lansing at South Bend, 7:35 p.m. Kane County at Quad Cities, 8 p.m. Beloit at Wisconsin, 8:05 p.m.

FOOTBALL National Football League Preseason Glance All Times EDT AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct New England 1 2 0 .333 N.Y. Jets 0 3 0 .000 Buffalo 0 3 0 .000 Miami 0 3 0 .000 South W L T Pct Houston 2 1 0 .667 Jacksonville 2 1 0 .667 Tennessee 2 1 0 .667 Indianapolis 1 2 0 .333 North W L T Pct Baltimore 2 1 0 .667 Cincinnati 2 1 0 .667 Cleveland 2 1 0 .667 Pittsburgh 2 1 0 .667 West W L T Pct San Diego 3 0 01.000 Denver 1 2 0 .333 Kansas City 1 2 0 .333 Oakland 1 2 0 .333 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct Philadelphia 3 0 01.000 Dallas 2 1 0 .667 Washington 2 1 0 .667 N.Y. Giants 1 2 0 .333 South W L T Pct Tampa Bay 2 1 0 .667

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PF 73 76 79 79

PA 56 103 61 59

PF 91 54 64 87

PA 61 52 54 55

PF 61 65 58 58

PA 43 62 92 54

PF 78 43 68 74

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GOLF World Golf Ranking Through Aug. 26 1. Rory McIlroy................NIR 2. Luke Donald..............ENG 3. Tiger Woods...............USA 4. Lee Westwood ..........ENG 5. Webb Simpson ..........USA 6. Bubba Watson ...........USA 7. Jason Dufner .............USA 8. Justin Rose ...............ENG 9. Adam Scott ................AUS 10. Steve Stricker ..........USA 11. Matt Kuchar .............USA 12. Keegan Bradley.......USA 13. Graeme McDowell....NIR

10.14 9.40 8.61 7.26 6.12 6.09 6.05 6.01 5.95 5.64 5.52 5.49 5.15

14. Sergio Garcia...........ESP 15. Zach Johnson..........USA 16. Dustin Johnson .......USA 17. Louis Oosthuizen.....SAF 18. Hunter Mahan .........USA 19. Nick Watney.............USA 20. Brandt Snedeker .....USA 21. Ernie Els...................SAF 22. Phil Mickelson..........USA 23. Rickie Fowler ...........USA 24. Charl Schwartzel .....SAF 25. Francesco Molinari ....ITA 26. Ian Poulter...............ENG 27. Martin Kaymer ........GER 28. Bo Van Pelt ..............USA 29. Jason Day................AUS 30. Paul Lawrie .............SCO 31. Jim Furyk.................USA 32. Carl Pettersson.......SWE 33. Bill Haas ..................USA 34. Peter Hanson..........SWE 35. Nicolas Colsaerts.....BEL 36. John Senden ...........AUS 37. David Toms ..............USA 38. K.J. Choi ..................KOR 39. David Lynn ..............ENG 40. Martin Laird.............SCO 41. Thomas Bjorn..........DEN 42. Geoff Ogilvy.............AUS 43. G. Fernandez-CastanoESP 44. Fredrik Jacobson....SWE 45. Rafael Cabrera-BelloESP 46. Simon Dyson ..........ENG 47. Sang-Moon Bae......KOR 48. Aaron Baddeley.......AUS 49. Mark Wilson.............USA 50. Alvaro Quiros...........ESP 51. Branden Grace ........SAF 52. Jonathan Byrd .........USA 53. Scott Piercy .............USA 54. Kevin Na ..................USA 55. Jamie Donaldson ....WAL 56. Robert Garrigus ......USA 57. Kyle Stanley.............USA 58. Bud Cauley..............USA 59. Padraig Harrington ....IRL 60. Marcel Siem............GER 61. Greg Chalmers ........AUS 62. Ben Crane ...............USA 63. Anders Hansen .......DEN 64. Alexander Noren ....SWE 65. John Huh .................USA LPGA Money Leaders Through Aug. 26 .......................................Trn 1. Inbee Park ..................17 2. Stacy Lewis ................18 3. Na Yeon Choi..............17 4. Ai Miyazato.................16 5.Yani Tseng ..................16 6. Shanshan Feng..........14 7. Azahara Munoz..........18 8. Mika Miyazato ............15 9. So Yeon Ryu...............17 10. Amy Yang..................16 11. Sun Young Yoo..........17 12. Karrie Webb .............16 13. Jiyai Shin ..................12 14. Suzann Pettersen ....17 15. Angela Stanford .......18 16. Brittany Lang............18 17. Anna Nordqvist ........18 18. Hee Kyung Seo........18 19. Chella Choi...............18 20. Cristie Kerr................16 21. I.K. Kim .....................15 22. Brittany Lincicome ...17 23. Sandra Gal...............18 24. Paula Creamer.........17 25. Jenny Shin................18 26. Se Ri Pak....................9 27. Candie Kung ............17 28.Vicky Hurst ...............18 29. Lexi Thompson.........15 30. Eun-Hee Ji ...............17 31. Meena Lee...............18 32. Karine Icher..............15 33. Giulia Sergas............14 34. Natalie Gulbis...........16 35. Katherine Hull ..........18 36. Hee Young Park .......17 37. Haeji Kang................15 38. Jessica Korda...........14 39. Ilhee Lee...................14 40. Morgan Pressel........18 41. Julieta Granada........18 42. Beatriz Recari ..........18 43. Karin Sjodin..............15 44. Hee-Won Han ..........18 45. Catriona Matthew.....13 46. Mina Harigae............18 47. Caroline Hedwall......13 48. Jodi Ewart ................14 49. Nicole Castrale.........12 50. Jennifer Johnson......16

5.08 5.04 4.96 4.94 4.89 4.72 4.71 4.65 4.21 4.16 4.09 4.06 4.02 4.01 3.95 3.93 3.86 3.81 3.72 3.70 3.69 3.43 3.29 3.18 3.11 2.93 2.87 2.83 2.70 2.66 2.66 2.66 2.57 2.56 2.56 2.46 2.45 2.41 2.40 2.39 2.37 2.36 2.36 2.35 2.34 2.32 2.30 2.29 2.26 2.25 2.17 2.16

Money $1,419,940 $1,301,496 $1,165,091 $1,115,351 $1,056,423 $1,028,057 $1,018,930 $871,050 $801,887 $743,124 $704,973 $582,557 $545,282 $545,136 $519,519 $496,204 $493,505 $492,498 $470,803 $455,092 $428,755 $426,430 $418,246 $408,504 $343,761 $335,855 $326,172 $315,433 $309,043 $306,012 $301,043 $298,027 $296,406 $294,541 $290,933 $280,822 $269,679 $261,418 $254,511 $249,573 $248,224 $243,850 $226,375 $214,434 $211,732 $194,128 $174,029 $169,736 $168,948 $167,096

AUTO RACING NASCAR Sprint Cup Top 10 in Points: 1. G.Biffle.........................849 2. J.Johnson ...................838 3. D.Earnhardt Jr............ 834 4. M.Kenseth ...................823 5. M.Truex Jr. ..................797 6. C.Bowyer ....................794 7. B.Keselowski...............790 8. D.Hamlin .....................774 9. K.Harvick.....................767 10. T.Stewart....................746

TENNIS U.S. Open Results Wednesday At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York Purse: $25.5 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men First Round Igor Sijsling, Netherlands, def. Daniel Gimeno-Traver, Spain, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4. David Ferrer (4), Spain, def. Kevin Anderson, South Africa, 6-4, 6-2, 7-6 (3). Grega Zemlja, Slovenia, def. Ricardo Mello, Brazil, 7-5, 7-6 (3), 7-5. Cedrik-Marcel Stebe, Germany, def. Viktor Troicki (29), Serbia, 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 6-2. Brian Baker, United States, def. Jan Hajek, Czech Republic, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2. Janko Tipsarevic (8), Serbia, def. Guillaume Rufin, France, 4-6, 3-6, 6-2, 6-3, 6-2. Jarkko Nieminen, Finland, def. Mikhail Kukushkin, Kazakhstan, 6-0, 62, retired. Leonardo Mayer, Argentina, def. Lukasz Kubot, Poland, 6-4, 6-4, 7-5. Gilles Muller, Luxembourg, def. Mikhail Youzhny (28), Russia, 2-6, 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (6), 7-6 (6). Benoit Paire, France, def. Grigor Dimitrov, Bulgaria, 5-7, 6-3, 7-6 (4), 62. Lleyton Hewitt, Australia, def. Tobias Kamke, Germany, 4-6, 6-2, 6-1, 6-4. John Isner (9), United States, def. Xavier Malisse, Belgium, 6-3, 7-6 (5), 5-7, 7-6 (9). Richard Gasquet (13), France, def. Albert Montanes, Spain, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3, 6-3. Tommy Robredo, Spain , def. Andreas Seppi (26), Italy, 6-1, 7-5, 6-3. Ernests Gulbis, Latvia, def. Tommy


Haas (21), Germany, 3-6, 4-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-3. Steve Johnson, United States, def. Rajeev Ram, United States, 6-3, 7-6 (5), 6-3. Juan Martin del Potro (7), Argentina, def. Florent Serra, France, 6-4, 7-6 (4), 6-4. Philipp Kohlschreiber (19), Germany, def. Michael Llodra, France, 7-6 (2), 46, 7-6 (4), 6-1. Ryan Harrison, United States, def. Benjamin Becker, Germany, 7-5, 6-4, 62. Women Second Round Nadia Petrova (19), Russia, def. Simona Halep, Romania, 6-1, 6-1. Victoria Azarenka (1), Belarus, def. Kirsten Flipkens, Belgium, 6-2, 6-2. Mallory Burdette, United States, def. Lucie Hradecka, Czech Republic, 6-2, 6-4. Zheng Jie (28), China, def. Magdalena Rybarikova, Slovakia, 6-3, 6-1. Lucie Safarova (15), Czech Republic, def. Aleksandra Wozniak, Canada, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2. Varvara Lepchenko (31), United States, def. Anastasia Rodionova, Australia, 6-2, 6-2. Mandy Minella, Luxembourg, def. Kristyna Pliskova, Czech Republic, 6-4, 6-4. Petra Kvitova (5), Czech Republic, def. Alize Cornet, France, 6-4, 6-3. Pauline Parmentier, France, def. Yanina Wickmayer (25), Belgium, 7-6 (5), 6-3. Li Na (9), China, def. Casey Dellacqua, Australia, 6-4, 6-4. Kristina Mladenovic, France, def. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (17), Russia, 6-1, 6-2. Anna Tatishvili, Georgia, def. Sorana Cirstea, Romania, 6-7 (5), 6-1, 6-2. Laura Robson, Britain, def. Kim Clijsters (23), Belgium, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (5). Sam Stosur (7), Australia, def. Edina Gallovits-Hall, Romania, 6-3, 6-0. Marion Bartoli (11), France, def. Romina Oprandi, Switzerland, 6-2, 1-6, 7-5. Maria Sharapova (3), Russia, def. Lourdes Dominguez Lino, Spain, 6-0, 6-1. Doubles Men First Round Leander Paes, India, and Radek Stepanek (5), Czech Republic, def. Dustin Brown and Christopher Kas, Germany, 6-3, 6-3. Frantisek Cermak, Czech Republic, and Michal Mertinak, Slovakia, def. Dick Norman, Belgium, and Alexander Waske, Germany, 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (5). Jonathan Marray, Britain, and Frederik Nielsen (11), Denmark, def. Flavio Cipolla and Fabio Fognini, Italy, 7-5, 6-3. Julien Benneteau and Nicolas Mahut, France, def. Sanchai and Sonchat Ratiwatana, Thailand, 6-3, 63. Dennis Novikov and Michael Redlicki, United States, def. Bobby Reynolds and Michael Russell, United States, 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (7). Sergiy Stakhovsky, Ukraine, and Viktor Troicki, Serbia, def. Michael Kohlmann and Bjorn Phau, Germany, 6-3, 6-4. Bob and Mike Bryan (2), United States, def. Steve Darcis and David Goffin, Belgium, 6-1, 6-4. Matthew Ebden and Bernard Tomic, Australia, def. Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna (8), India, 6-3, 7-6 (4). Treat Conrad Huey, Philippines, and Dominic Inglot, Britain, def. James Blake and Sam Querrey, United States, 6-1, 7-6 (7). Benoit Paire and Edouard RogerVasselin, France, def. Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo and Albert Ramos, Spain, 6-1, 6-3. Alexander Peya, Austria, and Bruno Soares (15), Brazil, def. Jamie Murray, Britain, and Andre Sa, Brazil, 6-2, 6-2. Women First Round Vania King, United States, and Yaroslava Shvedova (5), Kazakhstan, def. Polona Hercog and Andreja Klepac, Slovenia, 6-0, 6-1. Darija Jurak, Croatia, and Katalin Marosi, Hungary, def. Kateryna Bondarenko, Ukraine, and Tsvetana Pironkova, Bulgaria, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4. Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears (9), United States, def. Dominika Cibulkova and Daniela Hantuchova, Slovakia, 4-6, 6-1, 6-2. Irina Falconi and Maria Sanchez, United States, def. Alexandra Cadantu, Romania, and Mathilde Johansson, France, 6-2, 6-3. Silvia Soler-Espinosa and Carla Suarez Navarro, Spain , def. Grace Min and Melanie Oudin, United States, 6-1, 6-4. Mona Barthel and Tatjana Malek, Germany, def. Jelena Jankovic and Bojana Jovanovski, Serbia, 2-6, 6-1, 64. Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka (3), Czech Republic, def. Melinda Czink and Agnes Szavay, Hungary, 6-2, 6-4. Madison Keys and Jessica Pegula, United States, def. Akgul Amanmuradova, Uzbekistan, and Monica Niculescu, Romania, 6-2, 6-2. Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci (2), Italy, def. Varvara Lepchenko, United States, and Zheng Saisai, China, 6-4, 7-5. Serena and Venus Williams, United States, def. Lindsay Lee-Waters and Megan Moulton-Levy, United States, 64, 6-0. Iveta Benesova and Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (10), Czech Republic, def. Kiki Bertens and Arantxa Rus, Netherlands, 6-3, 6-3. Vera Dushevina, Russia, and Tamarine Tanasugarn, Thailand, def. Stephanie Foretz Gacon, France, and Mirjana Lucic, Croatia, 6-4, 6-1. Jarmila Gajdosova, Australia, and Alicja Rosolska, Poland, def. Olga Govortsova, Belarus, and Alla Kudryavtseva, Russia, 6-7 (3), 7-6 (5), 7-5. Angelique Kerber, Germany, and Tamira Paszek, Austria, def. IrinaCamelia Begu, Romania, and Alize Cornet, France, 0-6, 6-4, 6-3. Mixed First Round Sania Mirza, India, and Colin Fleming, Britain, def. Andrea Petkovic, Germany, and Eric Butorac, United States, 6-2, 7-6 (5). Kveta Peschke, Czech Republic, and Marcin Matkowski (4), Poland, def. Hsieh Su-wei, Taiwan, and Aisam-ulHaq Qureshi, Pakistan, 6-4, 6-4.


Thursday, August 30, 2012



Thursday, August 30, 2012


1 Behind the scenes of Ohio Stadium


1. RECRUITING ROOM Recruits and their families and friends are entertained before and after games in the recruiting room on the east side of Ohio Stadium. Photos and memorabilia of past great Ohio State players and games greet them as they walk in.

Ohio State coaches Alexander Lilley (1890-1891) Jack Ryder (1892-95, 1898) Charles Hickey (1896) David Edwards (1897) John Eckstorm (1899-1901) Perry Hale (1902-1903) E.R. Sweetland (1904-1905) A.E. Herrnstein (1906-1909) Howard Jones (1910) Harry Vaughn (1911) John Richards (1912) John Wilce (1913-1928) Sam Willaman (1929-1933) Francis Schmidt (1934-1940) Paul Brown (1941-1943) Carroll Widdoes (1944-1945) Paul Bixler (1946) Wes Fesler (1947-1950) Woody Hayes (1951-1978) Earle Bruce (1979-1987) John Cooper (1988-2000) Jim Tressel (2001-2010) Luke Fickell (2011) Urban Meyer (2012-)

2. BAND ROOM Possibly the most famous marching band in college football prepares for its game-day performances in the band room at Ohio Stadium. Ohio State’s 192-person band is highly competitive with alternates able to challenge someone who holds a position every week. The band, which is all brass and percussion, was all male until 1973.


3. GENE SMITH’S BOX Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith has a nice view from his private box high above the stadium on game days.



4. STAINED GLASS WINDOWS Ohio Stadium’s three stained glass windows were installed in 2001. They were designed by Lima Central Catholic graduate Tom Cullen, who has a studio in Dublin. Another LCC graduate, Shawn Bourk, did the frames and metal work for the windows.

5. VICTORY BELL WALL Ringing the victory bell in the southeast tower of the stadium has been a tradition since 1954. If you get to do that, you want to leave a reminder you were there, like these past bell ringers did.




their Saturday nights — with the Buckeyes at the stadium. The first game at Ohio Stadium was on Oct. 7, 1922, when Ohio COLUMBUS – Ohio Stadium State won its season opener 5-0 celebrates its 90th birthday as the over Ohio Wesleyan. Interesthome of Ohio State football this ingly, five years later Michigan’s season, and thanks to renovations first game at Michigan Stadium and updates, doesn’t act its age. was a 33-0 win over Ohio WesIt looks like it could still be leyan. around for another 90 years of While today’s games are regulegendary players, coaches and larly sellouts, a crowd of only games. Another 90 years of tradi- around 25,000, less than half tions and memories. of capacity, was there for the Nearly 40 million fans have opener, leading critics to say OSU shared their Saturday afternoons had built too much stadium and — and in recent years, some of that it would never be filled. By JIM NAVEAU 419-993-2087


The Buckeyes averaged 32,500 fans in their five home games in 1922, with almost half of that season’s attendance coming in the Michigan game when more than 70,000 packed into the stadium. Discussions about building a new stadium began almost a decade before Ohio Stadium opened in 1922 when Ohio State realized the increasing popularity of Buckeyes football had made its old stadium, Ohio Field (14,000 capacity), too small. A fund-raising campaign brought in more than $1 milllion of the nearly $1.5 million required

to build the horseshoeshaped stadium, designed by architect Howard Dwight Smith, an OSU graduate who would later design St. John Arena. Ohio Stadium’s original capacity was 66,210. Listed capacity topped 80,000 in 1960, went over 90,000 in 1991 and now is 103,329. The Horseshoe currently is the fourth largest college football stadium behind only Michigan Stadium, Penn State’s Beaver Stadium and Tennessee’s Neyland Stadium. A massive renovation project

◗ Nov. 17, 1934 -Ohio State’s 34-0 win over Michigan is the first for which OSU players receive gold pants.

from 1999-2001 that cost $194 million got Ohio Stadium ready for the 21st Century. The continual tweaking of the stadium continues this season with the installation of a new video screen and new speakers on the scoreboard and the installation of more than 200 high definition televisions in concourses and public areas. But the stadium’s familiar look, its history and its memories remain the same.

◗ Sept. 30, 1944 -Les Horvath, who will become Ohio State’s first Heisman Trophy that season, rushes for 118 yards in a 54-0 win over Missouri in the season opener.

◗ Oct. 9, 1965 -Ohio State’s band plays “Hang on Sloopy” for the first time during a 28-14 win over Illinois.
















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◗ Sept. 29, 1951 -- Ohio State wins 7-0 over Southern Methodist in Woody Hayes’ first game as the Buckeyes’ coach.

7 ◗ Nov. 11, 1995 -Eddie George becomes the front runner for the Heisman Trophy by rushing for an Ohio State-record 314 yards in a 41-3 win over Illinois.

◗ Oct. 12, 1968 -The outstanding sophomore class, led by quarterback Rex Kern and cornerback Jack Tatum, which will play a key role in that season’s national championship, announces its arrival in a 13-0 win over No. 1 Purdue.

◗ Sept. 14, 1985 — In the first night game in the history of Ohio Stadium, OSU beats Pittsburgh 10-7.

◗ Sept. 16, 1978 -In a stunning move, Woody Hayes starts freshman quarterback Art Schlichter over returning starter Rod Gerald, in the season opener against Penn State.

◗ Nov. 2, 1985 -Ohio State beats No. 1 Iowa 22-13.

◗ Oct. 30, 1993 — Penn State plays at Ohio Stadium for the first time as a member of the Big Ten. OSU wins 24-6.

Eddie George

◗ Sept. 30, 1995 -- Ohio State wins 45-26 over Notre Dame in the first game between the two teams since 1936. Bob Hoying throws three touchdown passes and Eddie George runs for 207 yards.

◗ Nov. 18, 2006 -- No. 1 Ohio State holds off No. 2 Michigan 42-39 to advance to the BCS national title game. Heisman Trophy winner Troy Smith throws for 316 yards and four touchdowns.

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◗ Nov. 7, 1998 -Ohio State’s march toward a national championship is derailed by a stunning 28-24 loss to Michigan State after leading 24-9 in the third quarter.

◗ Nov. 23, 2002 -Ohio State clinches a trip to the BCS national championship game with a 14-9 win over Michigan. Maurice Clarett rushes for 119 yards and Maurice Hall scores the winning touchdown.

◗ Oct. 13, 1984 -Keith Byars’ 67-yard touchdown run, the last 40 yards while wearing only one shoe, highlights a huge Ohio State comeback in a 45-38 win over Illinois. Keith Byars


◗ Nov. 25, 1950 -The legendary “Snow Bowl” between Ohio State and Michigan is played during one of the biggest snowstorms to ever hit central Ohio. Michigan wins 9-3 without getting a single first down.

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◗ Sept. 30, 1972 -Two-time Heisman Trophy winner Archie Griffin rushes for 229 yards in his second college game in a 29-14 win over North Carolina.


◗ Oct. 10, 1936 Ohio State’s band performs Script Ohio for the first time at halftime of Ohio State’s game against Pittsburgh.

The stadium has 81 suites, which are leased for between $20,000 and $75,000 per season. The suites include extras like custom catering, private restrooms and VIP parking.

◗ Oct. 29, 1983 -Woody Hayes dots the “I” in Script Ohio nearly five years after he was fired as OSU’s coach.


◗ Oct. 7, 1922 -Ohio State defeats Ohio Wesleyan 5-0 in the first game played at Ohio Stadium. A crowd of around 25,000 fills less than half of the 66,210seat stadium.


◗ Oct. 2, 1954 Ohio Stadium’s victory bell is rung for the first time after a 21-13 win over California.

◗ Nov. 28, 1942 -Ohio State secures its first national championship with a 41-12 win over Iowa Pre-Flight, a Naval cadet team made up of former college and professional players.

◗ Aug. 3, 1921 -- Ground is broken for Ohio Stadium after a fund-raising campaign generates $1 million.

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A Part time Physicians Assistant or Nurse Practitioner needed for an ENT practice. Responsibilities would include but not limited to, provide patient examinations, order appropriate diagnostic tests, take patient history and plan, implement and evaluate results of patient care. Requirements: Master's in Nursing or Physicians Assistant degree Graduate of Accredited Program for Nurse Practitioner in Family Practice or Acute CareOhio RN License or PARegistered in Ohio as a Nurse Practitioner or PA Please email your resume to VISITING ANGELS seeks experienced caregivers for in-home, private duty care. Preference live-in, weekends, nights. Shelby, Miami, and southern Auglaize counties. 419-501-2323

235 General

DENTAL HYGIENIST needed for periodontal practice in Troy, Thursdays & occasional Fridays. Call (937)335-5050 or mail resume to 1569 McKaig Avenue Troy, OH 45373

SOCIAL WORKER needed for private foster care agency, LSW required. Send resume and cover letter to: kbutcher@ or PO Box 220 Troy, OH 45373

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245 Manufacturing/Trade

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305 Apartment 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom, Houses & Apts. SEIPEL PROPERTIES Piqua Area Only Metro Approved (937)773-9941 9am-5pm Monday-Friday 1, 2 & 3 bedrooms Call for availability attached garages Easy access to I-75 (937)335-6690

1,2 & 3 BEDROOM APARTMENTS Troy ranches and townhomes. Different floor plans to choose from. Garages, fireplaces, appliances including washer and dryers. Corporate apartments available. Visit Call us first! (937)335-5223

1 BEDROOM, upstairs, 431 West Ash, stove, refrigerator, no pets $335 (937)418-8912

1 BEDROOM, stove, refrigerator, new carpet, bathroom, washer/ dryer. utilities+ water paid. No pets, non-smoking. $500 month+ deposit. (937)524-9114 1 BEDROOM, upstairs, separate w/d hookup, stove, refrigerator, heat included, no pets, $450, 626 Caldwell unit 4, (937)418-8912 EVERS REALTY

TROY, 2 bedroom townhomes, $695, 3 Bedroom double $675 (937)216-5806

2 BEDROOM, downstairs, stove, refrigerator, heat included, no pets, $550, 626 Caldwell, (937)418-8912

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We are looking for drivers to deliver the Troy Daily News on Daily, Sundays, holidays and on a varied as needed basis.

Select-Arc, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Drivers must have: Valid drivers license Reliable transportation State minimum insurance

Please call 937-440-5263 or 937-440-5260 and leave a message with your name, address and phone number. 2313625

Spacious apartments, appliances, w/d hookups, a/c and more Pets welcome $525-$650 Call for details and income restrictions (937)335-3500

3 BEDROOM house, $750. 3 bedroom double a/c, $595. Appliances, garage, no pets. (937)681-9867 DODD RENTALS Tipp-Troy: 2 bedroom AC, appliances $500/$450 plus deposit No pets (937)667-4349 for appt.

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Competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package offered. Apply here, email, fax or mail resume to Human Resources at Select-Arc, Inc., 600 Enterprise Drive, P.O. Box 259, Fort Loramie, OHio 45845. Fax (888) 511-5217. Email: No phone calls, please.

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Select-Arc, Inc. is seeking qualifed test welding technicians to work in its Fort Loramie laboratory facility conducting welding inspections and product evaluations. Candidates must have general welding training or possess general welding experience with capability of providing quality inspection welding work. Process training in FCAW or GMAW a plus.

2 BEDROOM townhouse, Tipp & Troy. Move in special! Near I-75, 1.5 baths, all appliances including washer/ dryer, AC, no dogs. $ 5 2 0 - $ 5 4 0 , (937)335-1825.

Your phone call will be returned in the order in which it is received.

PIQUA, 1014 Eleanor, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, washer/ dryer hookup, appliances. $600. (937)335-0261

PIQUA, First month Free, 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath townhouse on Sherry Dr, washer/ dryer hook-up, $530/mo. plus security deposit. No Dogs. (937)974-1874 Staunton Commons II

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1 Bedroom Apartments Available Must be 62 years of age or older All utilities paid Handicapped Accessible facility Income based Rent 30% of income Fully Subsidized Laundry facility on site Service coordinator available Applications available anytime

500 Staunton Commons Dr Troy, OH 45373 Phone: (937)339-2893 Office hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday - Friday Managed by Gorsuch Mgmt Co

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TIPP CITY. Luxury 2 bedroom, 1 car garage, C/A dishwasher, refrigerator, range, W/D hookup, cathedral ceiling. No pets. $650 monthly. (937)216-6408

TIPP: New, Updated & SPARKLING clean! 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath. No dogs, no prior evictions. $540, (937)545-4513.

TROY, 2 Bedrooms, appliances, CA, water, trash paid, $535 month. $200 Deposit Special! (937)673-1821

TROY, 1 Bedroom, Close to downtown, appliances, water/ sewage included $375 monthly, (937)302-8510 for details

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TROY, 703 McKaig, duplex completely renovated inside/ out! Spacious 3 bedroom, $700. No pets, (937)845-2039.

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PIQUA, 4 bedroom, 1 bath, front/ back porch, basement, $600+ $500 deposit, metro accepted (937)339-7028.

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PIQUA AREA, Candlewood, 908 Marlboro. 3 bedroom, $750 + deposit. Call (937)778-9303 days, (937)604-5417 evenings.

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WASHER & DRYER, Whirlpool, in good shape. $300. (937)658-0536


425 Houses for Sale

TROY, 2633 Walnut Ridge Dr. 3 Bedroom, 2 bath, appliances. $160,000 or rent $1100 month, deposit. (937)339-3824 or (937)877-0016 WEST MILTON 115 High Street 3 bedroom, full basement. Investors special $29,000 firm (937)335-1337

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DOUBLE WIDE mobile home, fully furnished with new or almost new items. Lake Placid, Florida. 55 plus mobile home court. Pictures through email available. (937)497-9540

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510 Appliances

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COMPUTER SET, Windows XP, loaded, CDROM, DSL Internet, USB. 90 day warranty on parts, $100. (937)339-2347.

545 Firewood/Fuel

SEASONED FIREWOOD $160 per cord. Stacking extra, $125 you pick up. Taylor Tree Service available (937)753-1047

560 Home Furnishings

SECTIONAL SOFA, Brand new, dark mesa brown, dual recliners at both ends, $1,600, Dresser, full size with mirror, $350 (937)418-5756

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CASSTOWN 6355 East Troy Urbana Road Thursday, Friday, Saturday 9am-6pm 3 family barn sale cargo trailer, bumper pool table, furniture, girls, women's, maternity clothes, printers, electrical supplies, cabinet doors, small appliances, lots of new items

COVINGTON, 6920 McMaken Road, Thursday & Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday 10am-3pm. Large sale!!! House plants, pictures, Kitchenaid mixer, lots of household items, working old Singer sewing machine in cabinet with attachments, scrubs L-2x, ladies clothing 16-22, saw saw, jig saw, tools, weedeater, push mower, 2 man tents, old large trunk, 4 tires with rims for Toyota Tundra, Lots of miscellaneous, Saturday half day!!!

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PIQUA, 1722 Broadway, Thursday, Friday & Saturday, 9am-? Multi Family sale! Furniture, antiques, collectibles, clothing, miscellaneous & much more.

TROY, 1325 Sheridan Court, Thursday, Friday 9am-4pm, Saturday 9am-2pm. Treadmill, glider rocker, boys clothes size 2-6, New collapsible doghouse, video games, beer signs, Toys, childs step 2 picnic table, kids riding toys, Miscellaneous

TROY 1332 and 1333 Michael Court Thursday, Friday 8am-4pm and Saturday 8am-12pm Women's, juniors, boys and girls clothes; household items, skis and life jackets, record player, Halloween items, baby items, toys and lots of miscellaneous TROY 2369 Patterson Lane West Thursday and Friday 9am-4pm Appliances, furniture, clothes and lots of miscellaneous items

TROY 1349 Covent Road Thursday, Friday and Saturday 9am-5pm Big screen TV, furniture, machinist and power tools, clothes, and more TROY, 1489 Skylark Drive, Saturday through Monday, September 1-3, 9am-3pm. Multi family garage sale. Washer and dryer, Vera Bradley bags, Yankee candle sets, weight set and weight bench, boy and girl baby clothes, some adult female and male clothing and shoes, and miscellaneous household items. TROY. 817 South Walnut. Thursday and Friday, 10am-3pm. Household items, wedding dress, books, kitchen items and much more. Downsizing and priced to sell!

TROY 2020 Seneca. (Shenandoahcorner Swailes/Seneca) Thursday Friday 9am-3pm. MULTI-FAMILY SALE! Kids (fall, winter) girls Gymboree, GAP 5-8 years, boys GAP, A&F, AE 8-14 regular, slim, husky. Nike shoes, cleats, Barbie house, antiques, furniture, bedding, womens pro golf clubs, bikes, vintage toys TROY 2390 Troy Sidney Road Thursday 1pm-5pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am-1pm men's and women's clothing, baby and toddler girls clothing, toys, furniture, bikes, Thirty One products, and miscellaneous TROY 3138 Honeysuckle Drive Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday 9am-6pm Moving Sale women's clothes small sizes, dishes, furniture, wheel chair and walkers, bikes, and too much to list

TROY, 429 South Counts Street, Thursday, 8/30 & Friday 8/31, 8am-4pm. GARAGE SALE. We have little bit of everything!! Antiques, household items, clothes, books and a garden tractor. TROY 700 Westlake Drive Friday and Saturday 9am-2pm Large Schonek crystal chandelier and sconces, couch, household goods, garden tools, carpet cleaner, tree trimmer, Nelson tractor sprinkler, and silver pieces

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WEST MILTON 5820 West State Route 571 Thursday only 8am-5pm Multi family sale office equipment, household items, clothing, furniture, and much more. Everything must go.

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LAWN TRACTOR, Sears, snow blade, cab, chains, weights, 42" mowing deck, $1100. (937)368-2220 leave phone number in message.

The Miami Metropolitan Housing Authority, Troy, Ohio will receive sealed bids for the EXTERIOR CONCRETE REPAIRS & STAIR REPLACEMENTS AT MIAMI METROPOLITAN HOUSING AUTHORITY at 11:00 AM on September 25, 2012, at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. This aforementioned scope of work will be let under one (1) contract. Owner:

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Architect: RDA Group Architects, LLC 77 W. Elmwood Drive, Suite 211 Dayton, OH 45459 937.610.3440

577 Miscellaneous

CAP COLLECTION 150 piece ball cap collection, $225. (937)497-9540

Copies of the bidding documents may be obtained upon request from MRC Reprographics, 587 Congress Park Drive, Dayton OH, 45459, Phone 937.428.7831 for the amount of $50.00 [plus applicable shipping and handling], made payable to: MRC Reprographics, for each set of documents requested. Bidders may examine the bid documents at the following locations: Miami Metropolitan Housing Authority and RDA Group Architects.

CEMETERY LOTS, 4 in Covington, Garden of Gospels, Miami Memorial Park, $1600. Call (419)628-3321 if no answer leave message.

CEMETERY PLOTS (4) Covington Miami Memorial Gardens in the Garden of the Apostles. (937)778-9352

A pre-bid conference will be held at 11:00 AM on September 5, 2012, at Miami Metropolitan Housing Authority Offices, 1695 Troy-Sidney Road, Troy, OH. The scope and details of the proposed project work will be discussed. Attendance is recommended.

COLLECTOR TRAIN SET, LGB German Trains, photos. Train is in bristol condition, 88' solid brass track, includes 6 scale buildings, engine and coal tender are driving engines. See the 10 car train running! Original boxes for the trains. Firm price $500, (248)694-1242 Piqua.

A certified check or bank draft, payable to Miami Metropolitan Housing Authority, Par Value US Government Bonds or satisfactory bid bond executed by the acceptable sureties in an amount equal to five percent of the bid shall be submitted with each bid. Attention is called to the provisions for equal employment opportunity, and payment of not less than the prevailing salaries and wages, as set forth in the Contract Documents, that must be adhered to on this project. Any questions or concerns should be addressed to Mr. Jack Baird, Executive Director, at Miami Metropolitan Housing Authority at 937.339.1431 Miami Metropolitan Housing Authority reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding. No bid shall be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days subsequent to the opening of bids without the consent of Miami Metropolitan Housing Authority.

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577 Miscellaneous

COPY/FAX MACHINE, computer connections. 4 drawer, copies from 8.5X11 to 11X17. Also, paper storage cabinet included. Asking $500. Machine is a Ricoh Aticio #1027. (937)214-7979 after 11am. CRIB, changing table, highchair, cradle, guardrail, pack-n-play, car seat, gate, tub, blankets, clothes, walker, stroller, doorway swing, travel bassinet. (937)339-4233 DRILL-DRIVER, Bosch, 10.8V Lithium Drill-Driver. $65. (937)497-9540

HO TRAINS and out buildings, transformers, cars, engines, farm animals, water tank, 100 ft track, 4x8 sheet plywood with track $375 OBO (937)332-0340

RCA CAMCORDER, case, batteries, charger $40; SONY turntable, new $45; Panasonic VCR $25; 12" TV $25; RYOBI 10" orbital buffer $25; all in excellent condition (937)332-0856

SOFA BED, Black leather full size, new. $200 firm, Microwave stands $25 each, Many quilting books, $50 all (937)778-8217 WALKER, tub and shower benches, commode chair, toilet riser, grab bars, canes, entertainment center, 4 bar stools 24" (937)339-4233

WORK BENCH, 24"x46", 5 drawers, swing-out tool cabinet, $70 or bargain. Photos/ Piqua, (248)694-1242.

580 Musical Instruments

BRASS TROMBONE with case $95. (937)552-9986

583 Pets and Supplies

583 Pets and Supplies

CHIWEENIE PUPPIES 9 weeks old, 2 females and 2 males, both females and one male have brown and tan markings and 1 male is black with brown markings, very very cute and ready to go!!! $300 (937)570-4346.

CHOCOLATE LAB puppies, AKC registered, born 7/29/2012. 3 males remaining, all healthy with first shots, $400 each. Photos available! (937)430-6707

FREE BEAGLE MIX to good home, 2 year female, needs fenced area for running and another dog, TLC. (937)339-5740 leave message

GERMAN SHEPHERD puppies. 10 weeks old. Ready for new home. $250 each. Parents on premises. (937)492-4059 (937)489-1438

HIMALAYAN KITTENS, CFA registered, . 2 females, 8 weeks old. $275 and up. Serious calls only (937)216-4515

RAT TERRIERS, Puppies, Standard size, UKC registered, vet checked, m i c r o c h i p p e d , (937)561-4493

SIBERIAN HUSKY, AKC, 10 Month old female, housebroken, Very loving, up to date on shots, $350, (937)497-1018

590 Tool and Machinery

SAWS, Delta 10" direct drive table saw & DELTA 10" radial arm saw. Excellent condition. Original paperwork. Troy area. Many extras. (937)658-0906 and leave message.

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830 Boats/Motor/Equipment

JOHN BOAT 16 foot, all aluminum, Oars, anchor and trolling motor included. Used 3 times. New $1400. Asking $700 OBO. (937)214-7979 after 11am.

805 Auto

1954 DODGE M-37 Army Truck. 3/4 ton. Tandem axle trailer with hitch and sway bars. Large tool box, 12V battery for electric hitch lift. Asking PARADE READY!! $19,000 OBO. (937)214-7979 after 11am.

850 Motorcycles/Mopeds 2009 CF Moto V5, 250 CC, automatic, like new, white, 182 miles, added large windshield, $2500 (937)667-4459

1995 CHEVROLET Handicap Van. Runs great, new tire, under 100,000 miles. Call after 3pm. (937)492-1120.

2009 SUKUKI Burgman scooter 400 CC, white, 968 miles, $5000 (937)667-4459

1995 OLDSMOBILE, 1 owner. 95,000 miles. Runs great! Good condition. REDUCED PRICE!!!! $2000. (937)497-7220

855 Off-Road Vehicles 1999 POLARIS Sportsman 500, 4x4, camo green, runs very good, $3200 OBO (937)524-9069

1999 PLYMOUTH Grand Voyager mini-van, deep cranberry, 209,000 miles. 1 owner, runs good, new battery, no AC. $2000. (937)339-8318

880 SUV’s

1999 PONTIAC MONTANA Van 113,000 miles. Good condition. (419)925-4544

2005 JEEP, Liberty Sports Edition, 1 owner, 74,000 miles, new battery & brakes, towing package, luggage rack, sunroof, asking $11,000, (937)492-1457

2006 FORD Focus, 4 speed, good gas mileage, asking Blue book $5250, warranty transfer, (937)214-2419

899 Wanted to Buy

2000 FORD Mustang, black, 145,400 miles. V6, automatic, nice clean car! Runs great. $3500. (937)901-1766

TRUCK TOPPER, 80" x 67", for Chevrolet 1500 short bed (937) 524-1291

2007, GMC Envoy, 65,600 miles, loaded with accessories, black leather interior, 4 wheel drive, illness forces sale, $14,500 call (937)773-7858

2008 FORD EXPLORER XLT 4 wheel drive. Leather, back-up system. Exceptional mechanical condition. 123,000 highway miles. $8500. (937)726-3333

810 Auto Parts & Accessories

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