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PIQUA — The Johnston Farm Friends Council says it is pleased with the response from Piqua and the surrounding area to the planned upgrade and renovation of the Historic Indian and Canal Museum. As visitation and requests for use of the museum has increased, it became apparent that more space was needed. By converting the outdoor patio space on the east side of the museum to a new room, this need will be met. The patio space will be complete with its own climate controls to allow year-round use. There will be space set aside for use by caterers who may be serving visitors. “The real highlight of the project will be the installation of state-of-theaudio visual art equipment that will allow our staff the ability to use this space for classroom or programming. This is something that we have never had,” said Site Manager Andy Hite. Since this space overlooks the Miami and Erie Canal, the current canal era exhibits, as well as additional items, will be relocated to the new space. “What better way to share information about Ohio’s canals than in a modern space overlooking the canal itself?” said Jim Oda, president of the Johnston Farm Friends Council. The renovated area also will be able to be

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Somewhere in Time and New-2-U to be housed under one roof in August BY WILL E SANDERS Staff Writer PIQUA — Two downtown antique and vintage dealers are combining their businesses under one roof in a business consolidation that hopes to prove that two heads — or in this case, shops — are better than one. New-2-U, 411 N. Main St., and Somewhere in Time, 509 N. Main St., will soon be combining into a new business with a new name, Tattered Treasures, said New-2-U co-owner Ruth Freeman, who runs the business with her husband, Paul. The Freemans will be moving their business into the 509 N. Main St. location with Somewhere in

Time in all probability by the end of the August, the Freemans said, at which point in time the new business name will go into effect. About 15 years ago the Freemans ran a similar antique and collectibles shop in Piqua, but later moved to South Carolina, but when they moved back to the area opened New-2-U in 2010. Now the Freemans have decided to move into the Somewhere in Time store, which opened in January, and is co-owned by Angie Koons, Mia Amburn and Tisha WolfeSchwenzer. Somewhere in Time specializes in vintage and vintage-inspired or reworked decor, among other items. The Freemans said the

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Ruth Freeman cleans teacups at New-2-U, 411 N. Main St. in Piqua, on Thursday. Freeman and her husband, Paul, co-own the store, which soon will consolidate with fellow downtown business Somewhere in Time at 509 N. Main St. The combined businesses will be renamed Tattered Treasures. merger seemed like a good idea to all parties involved and New-2-U is currently in the process of having a moving sale with most of their items on sale for $10 or less. “We are merging our businesses together so we can share the cost of rent and running a store,” Ruth said. “It will also give us

more flexibility with our schedules.” The Freemans said it’s been nice getting to know the ownership of Somewhere in Time and both parties agreed on naming the new business venture Tattered Treasures, which will be located at the 509 N. Main St. business loca-

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Children’s entertainer Zak Morgan performs in the Grand Ballroom of the Fort Piqua Plaza on Thursday. Morgan was part of a Piqua Public Library presentation for children.

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Briefly East Ash water tower back in service PIQUA — The East Ash Street water tower inspection is complete. Residents on the east side of Piqua should now have normal water pressure and may return to normal water usage. The interior surface was cleaned, inspected, disinfected and tested. The water quality test came back safe. The tower was back in service as of July 25.

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tion. Until the move, New2-U will continue their sale and their hours are Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., by appointment or by chance. “This move will give us more flexibility,” Ruth said. “That’s the big thing for us.”

Local stage performer follows her Muse BY BELINDA M. PASCHAL Staff Writer bpaschal@civitasmedia.com PIQUA — From student to alumna, Kimberly Gepfrey has a long history with Dayton’s Muse Machine. A 2011 graduate of Miami East High School, Gepfrey, 20, got involved with the Dayton theater program as a spectator her freshman year, when the program came to her school. Muse Machine is a nationally recognized arts education organization that serves some 70,000 students and their teachers in 10 southwestern Ohio counties. But Gepfrey’s love of theater, especially musical theater, goes back farther than high school. “I’ve been involved in musicals since I was in sixth grade,” she said. “When I was younger, I really just did it with a friend who wanted me to join. My first musical was ‘Seussical the Musical’ and I fell in love with it. I was just in the ensemble but it was like a big family.” Gepfrey took a break from performing in eighth grade, but

after seeing a production of “Beauty and the Beast,” she couldn’t stay away from the stage. “I was so mad that I wasn’t up there, so in my freshman year, I got back into the groove of it with ‘Grease’,” she said. She admits joining Muse Machine “on a whim” and it was no easy feat for a busy teenager. “It was crazy because I was doing ‘Into the Woods’ (with Muse), plus I was a cheerleader and I was doing the musical ‘Me and My Girl’ at Miami East at the same time,” said Gepfrey, who will be a junior majoring in music education at Ohio Northern University in the fall. Gepfrey’s latest undertaking with Muse is “All You Need is Love,” a summer concert featuring the music of The Beatles. The production will bring together nearly 200 of the most talented young singers, dancers and musicians across the Miami Valley for an evening of classics including “Hey Jude,” “Strawberry Fields Forever,” “Penny Lane” and “Come Together.” Just two days into rehearsals, Gepfrey says one of her favorite

numbers is “Let it Be.” She also is a fan of the dance numbers, having studied for 13 years at the Tammy Bellamy School of Dance in Troy. It was to her advantage that Gepfrey had a passing familiarity with the Fab Four’s music via her father. “My dad is kind of obsessed with that kind of music,” she said. At first, I was like ‘Do I even know any of their songs?’ then I got on Spotify (a commercial music streaming service) and started singing along with them and realized I knew them, just not by name.” Growing from a strong foundation of pop and rock, Muse Machine’s musical interpretations will venture into such territories as bluegrass, baroque and even Gregorian chant. “All You Need is Love” will be performed at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, at the Victoria Theatre, 138 N. Main St., Dayton. Tickets are available through Center Stage at the box office, by calling (937) 228-3630 or online at www.ticketcenterstage.com. Adult tickets range from $20$52. Senior, student and chil-

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Steven A. Karnehm WEST MILTON — Steven A. Karnehm, 61, of West Milton, and formerly of Troy, passed away 10:45 a . m . Thursd a y , J u l y 2 5 , 2013, t a R i v e rs i d e Nursing & R e h a - KARNEHM bilitation Center, Dayton. He was born April 24, 1952, in Troy to Norman and Margaret (Schaefer) Karnehm. He was married to Doris (Sloan) Lucas on Aug. 25, 2001, and she survives. Steven also is survived by his father and mother, Norman and Margaret “Peg” Karnehm of Troy; his sister and brother-inlaw, Pam and Ron Cain of Troy; two step-sons and s t e p - d a u g h t e r- i n - l aw, Chad and Jackie

Townsend of Cincinnati, Zachary Lucas of West Milton; and two stepdaughters, Tonia Mitten of Troy, and Amy Crabtree of Piqua. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Dianna L. (Curtner), who passed away June 28, 1999. Steven was a 1970 graduate of Troy High School. He was a retired tow motor driver from Meijers Distribution Center in Tipp City. He was a member of Miami Co. Antique Power and a former member of the Portland, Ind. Power Show. His hobbies included tractor pulling of both large and small tractors. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be held in Riverside Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Fisher-Cheney Funeral Home, Troy. Condolences may be left for the family at www.fisher-cheneyfuneralhome.com.

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TROY — Claude Eugene (Gene) Brown, 78, of Troy, passed away Thursday, July 25, 2013, at his residence after a f i v e y e a r battle w i t h cancer. Gene w a s b o r n the eld- BROWN e s t child of three on Sept. 5, 1934, in Pleasant Hill, to the late Claude John Alexander Brown and Catherine Barbara (Rohr) Brown. Gene is survived by his loving wife, Florence Della (Longbrake) of 56 years and three children, son, Dale Eugene Brown and Patty of Springfield; daughters, Cathy Elaine Warner of Corpus Christi, Texas and Kristen Elizabeth Herron and her husband, Mark of Piqua; sisters, Barbara Yvonne Liston and her husband, Charles of Piqua and Sharon Ann Ward of Ludlow Falls; seven grandchilDeath notice dren, Brandy (Jason) SIDNEY — L. Jean Lontz, 85, of Sidney, passed Roberts, Misty Brown away Friday, July 26, 2013. Funeral services will be Carver, Dusty (Jamie) held Tuesday at Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Brown, Julie (Joe) Decesaro, Corey Warner, Home in Sidney. Shaun Warner, and Matthew Herron; seven great-grandchildren, Karen, Adelle, Abigail, Kiara, Cameron, Cael, and this dialogue between hedonism in the city. It will generations is treasure to be a chance for Francis to be preserved and show his more spiritual strengthened,” he said Fri- side, a day after he demonTROY – A memorial day. strated his rebel streak by service will be conducted Francis started off the urging young Catholics to for Melinda Anne ‘Mindy’ day, his fifth in Rio, by shake up the church and Burger, 32, on Wednesday, hearing confessions from make a “mess” in their dio- July 31, 2013, at 7 p.m. at a half-dozen young pil- ceses by going out into the Adams grims in a park and met streets to spread the faith. F u privately with juvenile de- It’s a message he put into n e r a l tainees, a priority of his practice by visiting one of Home, ever since his days as Rio’s most violent slums. 1 4 0 1 archbishop of Buenos Rio officials and organiz- F a i r Aires and an expression of ers of the World Youth Day, R o a d , his belief that the church meanwhile, came under Sidney. must reach out to the withering criticism for disA most marginalized and organization, raising ques- gatherforgotten of society. Even tions about the city’s ing of now as pope, he calls a ability to host future friends BURGER group of youths in a megaevents, such as the will be Buenos Aires detention 2014 World Cup and the on Wednesday, July 31, center every two weeks 2016 Olympics. 2013 from 5-7 p.m. at the just to keep in touch. Within minutes of the funeral home prior to In the park, a white pope’s arrival Monday, his services. tent was set up to receive motorcade took a wrong A native of Houston and the faithful for confession, turn and got stuck in traf- a resident of Troy, Mindy with small makeshift con- fic, allowing a mob to passed away at 7:50 fessionals off to the side. swarm the his car. On p.m.Thursday, July 25, Five youths, chosen Wednesday, the subway 2013, at her residence. through a raffle, were se- shut down for two hours, Mindy graduated from lected for confession, a stranding tens of thou- Houston High School in sacrament in which sands of pilgrims heading 2000. She loved to spend Catholics admit their sins to an official World Youth her free time on her comand are forgiven. Day welcome. On Thurs- puter researching Face“It was just five minutes, day, several subway sta- book. Mindy also was very it followed the regular rit- tions were closed around talented and liked to exual of confession, but then Copacabana before the press her creative juices Francis stayed and talked pope’s first official appear- drawing beautiful with us,” said one of the ance at the youth fest, sketches and colorful anifive, Estefani Lescano, 21, forcing some of the 1 mil- mation. a student from La Guaira, lion in attendance to walk She was born Jan. 23, Venezuela. “It was all very several kilometers to find 1981, in Sidney, to Michael personal. He told us that alternate transportation. Burger, of Houston and young people have the re“We had to wait liter- Janis (Ryan) Burger, of sponsibility of keeping the ally all day to get the wel- Troy, and they survive. church alive and spreading come packet,” said the word of Christ.” Christina Wegman, a 17The sun finally came out year-old from Amarillo, on Friday, ending four days Texas. “And when I say all of rain that soaked pil- day, I mean from 8 a.m. to COLUMBUS — Robert grims and forced the relo- 9 p.m. The lines were re- Lee Reitz, 80, passed away cation of the festival’s ally long.” June 26, in Columbus. culminating Mass on SunHer friend Chelsea Robert grew up in Piqua day. Instead, the Mass and Perez, a 16-year-old also and graduated from Piqua the Saturday night vigil from Amarillo, said she Catholic High School in that precedes it will take had problems with the ac- 1950, then from The Uniplace at Copacabana beach commodations, a school versity of Notre Dame in rather than the mud pit where they’ve been sleep- 1954 with academic honcovering the original site ing 17 to a small room. ors. Robert was subsein Guaratiba, some 50 kilo“It’s really hot, really quently accepted by the meters (30 miles) west of tiny and I really haven’t Harvard School of Busicentral Rio. been sleeping much,” she ness. Bob honorably The improved weather said. “But the good part is served our country in the bode well for Friday’s main that I’ve made friends U.S. Air Force as a B-47 event, the evening Way of from Italy, from France, navigator, achieving the the Cross procession re-en- from Brazil, from all over. rank of captain. He began acting Christ’s crucifixion, Seeing how God can bring his business career in the held improbably at Co- us together and make us a insurance industry in pacabana, ground zero for family, it’s amazing.” Dayton, then moved to New York City to work at the Wall Street brokerage firm of Hornblower & Weeks, followed by a move to Boca Raton, Fla., where ATTORNEY AT LAW he managed several states for American Express Investments. He finished his business career at Nation~ 39 Years Experience ~ wide Insurance in Columbus after returning to Ohio with his wife and 106 W. Ash Street, Piqua three children. Debt Relief Agency Helping People File Bankruptcy Under The New Bankruptcy Law He was preceded in TROY — Margaret “Margie” Shimp, 94, of Troy, passed away July 8, 2013, at her sister’s home. She w a s p r e ceded i n death by her h u s - SHIMP band, Chelcie Shimp; her parents, Fred and Ada Ann (Eikenberry) Green; brothers and sisters-inlaw, Waldo and Catherine Green, Berman “Bumpy” Green, Jack and Catherine Green and second wife Alice, Ralph Green, Jo Ann Green and Charles Green; and sister and brother-in-law, Mary and John Davis. She also was preceded in death by a foster brother and sister-inlaw, Howard and Ruth Bayhan. She is survived by her brother, David Green; sisters-in-law, Luella Green and Maxie Green; sister

an brother-in-law, Lois and Bob Anderson; and numerous nieces and nephews. A special thank you to niece Teresa Davis Cupp for her devoted care in recent years. Margie was well known for the beautiful and creative cakes she made for weddings, birthdays and anniversaries. She loved music, cooking, life, sewing, knitting, crocheting and gardening. When she was more than 80 years old, she compiled and published the Green Family cookbook of family recipes, a treasure to remind us what a great cook she was. She donated her body to Wright State Medical School. A celebration of her life will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Troy Church of the Brethren, 1431 W. Main St., Troy, where she was a longtime member. All attending are invited to share a meal and special memories of this beloved lady.

Pope urges young to treasure elderly RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Pope Francis praised the elderly during the Catholic Church’s festival of youth Friday, saying grandparents are critical for passing on wisdom and religious heritage and are a “treasure to be preserved and strengthened.” Francis has made a point of not just focusing on the next generation of Catholics during World Youth Day, but on the older generation as well. It’s part of his longstanding work caring for the elderly in Argentina, the crucial role his own grandmother played in his spiritual development and the gentle deference he shows his predecessor, Benedict XVI. Speaking from the balcony of the residence of

Rio’s archbishop, Francis noted that Friday is celebrated as Grandparent’s Day in much of the world and that young people should take the occasion to honor and thank their grandparents for the wisdom they share. “How important grandparents are for family life, for passing on the human and religious heritage which is so essential for each and every society!” he said. Francis spoke about the important “bridge” between young and old in his brief remarks to journalists en route to Rio, saying young Catholics have the strength to move the church forward while older Catholics have the “wisdom of life” to share that shouldn’t be discarded. “This relationship and

Johnston Continued from page 1 converted to a meeting space for any number of uses by the public. The space currently housing the canal exhibits will then be converted to an area to allow the installation of rotating exhibits. One group of very exciting exhibits would be the story of Ohio’s Six Historic tribes from the early 1800s to the present. The project is being cofunded by the Ohio His-

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torical Society, which has committed $42,000 to the project, as well as a lead gift to the Ohio Historical Society of $25,000 by the Duke Foundation. The balance of the $167,000 project is being funded locally by the Johnston Farm Friends Council. The Friends are currently soliciting private gifts as well as seeking corporate and foundation support. The Piqua Community Foundation has agreed to assist in this effort. Tax deductible contributions can be made directly to the Piqua Community Foundation, PO Box 226, Piqua, OH 45356 and indicating JF & IA on the memo line of the check. Additional information can be obtained by contacting Johnston Farm Site Manager Andy Hite at 773-2522.

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Mindy also is survived by her boyfriend, Lloyd “Dink” Cruea; one daughter, Shelby Cruea, of Troy; one brother, Nathan Burger, of West Carrollton; aunts and uncles, Saundra Nelson, of Texarkana, Texas, Beverly Lawson, of Sidney, Jan Seipel, of Houston, Judy Kenton, of Greenville, Connie Burger, of Ft. Loramie, Bradley Ryan, of Biloxi, Miss., Scott Ryan and Jack Ryan, both of Canton, Ga.; and grandfather, Kenneth Burger, of Houston. Mindy also loved animals and will be sadly missed by her feline friends and loyal companions Gus, Spencer, Hank, and beloved cat, Stewart. Mindy was preceded in death by her grandparents, Joe Ryan, Lois (Bradley) Ryan and Barbara (Moyer) Burger. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully request that donation be made in Mindy’s name to Miami County Hospice, Troy. Online condolences may be expressed to the Burger family at www.theadamsfuneralhome.com. Adams Funeral Home in Sidney is in charge of the arrangements.

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Jayden, and also many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Gene was preceded in death by his brother-inlaw, Earl Ward Sr. Gene was a graduate of Milton-Union High School in 1952. He continued his studies at the University of Dayton and General Motors Institute in Michigan and received a bachelor of automotive and engineering degree. Gene was a member of the Delta Chi Rho. He retired as a design engineer from General Motors after 39 years of service. He was active in the Boy Scouts and Campfire. He had numerous hobbies, enjoyed photography, woodworking, puzzles, traveling, and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 31, at the Baird Funeral Home, Troy. Interment will follow in the Miami Memorial Park in Covington. The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Miami County, PO Box 502, Troy, OH 45373. Friends may express condolences to the family through www.bairdfuneralhome.co m.

death by his loving wife of 33 y e a r s , Martha Ann (Fenlon); parents, Homer and Mary Reitz; and sister, Dorothy of Piqua. He is survived by his children, Susan (Louis) Fabro, Mark (Amy) and Thomas (Amy) Reitz; grandchildren, Megan, Alex, Grace, Casey and Riley; sister, Mary Lafferty and brother, Homer Reitz Jr., of Kettering; many niece, nephews and friends. Funeral arrangements were handled by the Novak Funeral Home in Columbus. Bob’s Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Columbus on June 29, with interment at Resurrection Cemetery in Delaware, Ohio. Online condolences from those who knew Robert may be left at www.novakfuneralhome.com.


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PIQUA — The Friends of The Piqua Library continue their Library Lounge Series, Thursday, Aug. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Library main lobby. Entertainment will be provided by The Rock Island Plow Co., performing bluegrass music. The midwest regional bluegrass band featuring Stan Taylor on mandolin/tenor vocalist, Rick Hagens on doghouse bass, Trent Williams, guitar, dobro, mandolin and vocals and Houston Sloan on banjo. This program is offered free to the public from the Friends of The Piqua Library.

BNC Members and $45 for non-members. Class size is limited to only 12 explorers, so be sure to sign up early. • PEEP Fall Sessions. Registration begins Sunday at 12:30 p.m. All children are born naturalists; they have a natural curiosity that pulls them to roll over logs and rocks to see what lies beneath. Nurture your child’s sense of wonder and enroll them in Brukner Nature Center’s Fall PEEP session. Classes for this awesome, hands-on program are offered Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:30-11:30 a.m. with an additional Friday afternoon class from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Classes run for six weeks with a different nature-related topic explored each week and will begin the week of Sept. 10. PEEP is for 3, 4 and 5year-olds who are potty-

trained. The fee is just $45 for BNC Members and $60 for non-members. All fees are due upon registration. Cash or check accepted. • The Twilight Zone. Open to kids entering kindergarten through sixth grade, this program takes place at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2 and 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3. There is a fascinating time of night when the diurnal creatures are bedding down for the night and the nocturnal creatures just waking up. It’s called the Twilight Zone! Join us as we head out in search of the creatures that lurk in the “zone.” Perhaps we’ll see the white-tailed deer bedding down for the night on the soft pine needles by the Pinelands Trail. The fee is $10 for BNC members and $15 for non-members. • Haunted Woods. Mark

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Avery Davenport Age: 6 Birthdate: July 28, 2007 Parents: Carrie and Dave Davenport of Columbus Grandparents: Robert and Carol Thompson of Piqua and Tom and Sherry Davenport of Rochester Hills, Mich. Great-grandparents: Lois Jones of Englewood and and Doris Willcox of Streetsboro AVERY DAVENPORT

Brukner offering many programs TROY — The following programs are taking place at Brukner Nature Center: • Nature Art Gallery. Come explore the amazing photography of Columbus native Tom Arbour, a Botanist with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. His exhibit will feature the plants, landscapes and wildlife of Ohio. Arbour shows his passion for all of Ohio’s natural landscapes in his blog, ohionatureblog.com, so check it out. The exhibit is displayed in the Heidelberg Auditorium and will be open during regular business hours through Sunday, Sept. 15. Proceeds from the sale of these photogrpahs will support BNC’s mission to promote wildlife conservation. Free with admission to the center. • PEEP Summer Sessions. Sign up your little naturalist to join us this summer. Summer PEEPers will discover that ladybug larvae look nothing like the adults, that the size of a newly hatched hummingbird is the size of a raisin, and ants live in colonies underground. Openings for Tuesday and Thursday are available for August from 9:30-11:30 a.m. The fee for this hands-on, nature-based program is just $35 for

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Schaefer-Hoss family reunion TROY — The 100th Schaefer-Hoss Reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 4, at the Troy City Park, Shelter No. 13 (north end). Food will be served at 1:30 p.m. Corn hole, bingo and surprises will be part of the celebration. Attendees are asked to bring a covered dish or two to share, own beverage, table service, lawn chairs and family pictures. For more information, contact Pru Schaefer, 335-8647.

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Why won’t the media cover Huma Abedin? ationalized health care was one of the first programs enacted by the Bolsheviks after they seized power in 1917. Nearly a century later, the U.S. enacted “Obamacare.” Who won the ColdWar again?This is one of the questions I work over in my new book. Can we realistically claim liberty and free markets triumphed over collectivism when today there is only a thin Senate line trying to fend off Obamacare’s totalitarian intrusions into citizens’ lives? We see perhaps a dozen or so patriots led by conservative ace Sen. Republican Mike Lee of Utah, gallantly mustering forces to defund further enforcement of this government behemoth aborning. How can we maintain that the republic endured when a centralized super-state has taken its place? So,once more,who really won the ColdWar?The question is better framed when we realize that the battleground where the FreeWorld met Marx was also psychological.Consciously or not, we struggled against an insidious Marxist ideology that was always, at root, an assault on our nation’s character. The most recent manifestation of victory over the American character shows through the Anthony Weiner-Huma Abedin scandal. This scandal is a paradoxical double whammy of both exposure and cover-up. Everyone knows (too much) about the exposure part:Anthony Weiner, candidate for mayor of New York City, turns out to be a recidivist pervert.The fatuous conversation that has followed this “news” has turned on the decision of Weiner’s wife, Huma Abedin, to step forward to try to salvage her husband’s bid for public office.TheWall Street Journal’s response to Abedin’s decision was typical: “Watching the elegant HumaAbedin stand next to her manTuesday as he explained his latest sexually charged online exchanges was painful for a normal human being to watch.” The media want to know why the “elegant Huma” — Hillary Clinton’s longtime aide and former deputy chief of staff — would do such an inelegant thing. Was this couple’s therapy writ large? Was it for their child? Was it ... love? True, the barbs of Huma’s ambition — as naked as her husband’s dirty pics — have broken through the gauzy chatter. But cut off from context, they, too, end up perpetuating what is, in fact, the great Huma Abedin cover-up. It is not enough to analyze Huma Abedin as a “political wife.” Abedin is also a veritable Muslim Brotherhood princess.As such, the ideological implications of her actions — plus her long and privileged access to US policy-making through Hillary Clinton — must be considered, particularly in the context of national security. But talk about paradoxes. In an era when the most minute and lurid descriptions of her husband’s anatomical and sexual details are common talk, Huma Abedin’s familial and professional connections to the world of jihad are unspeakable. In a nutshell — quoting former federal prosecutor Andrew C. McCarthy writing at National Review this week — Huma Abedin “worked for many years at a journal that promotes Islamic supremacist ideology that was founded by a top al-Qaida financier, Abdullah Omar Naseef.” That would be for at least seven years (1996-2003), by the way, during which Abedin also worked for Hillary Clinton. Let this sink in for just a moment.The journal that Huma worked for — which promotes Islamic supremacism and was founded by al-Qaida financer Naseef, who also headed the Muslim World League, a leading Muslim Brotherhood organization — is called the Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs. It was edited first by Huma’s father, Syed Abedin, and now by her mother, Saleha Abedin. Saleha is a member of the Muslim Sisterhood. Mother Abedin also directs an organization (the International Islamic Committee forWoman and Child) that comes under the umbrella of the Union for Good, another U.S.-designated terrorist organization. Given these alarming professional and family associations, it is hard to imagine how Huma Abedin ever received the security clearance necessary to work closely with the secretary of state. But she did, and from her powerful post, she undoubtedly exerted influence over U.S. policy-making. (In his National Review piece, McCarthy lists specific actions that bespeak a shift in U.S. foreign policy to favor the Muslim Brotherhood.) Isn’t the Abedin-Clinton national security story at least as newsworthy as Weiner’s private parts? At this point, only McCarthy’s National Review piece reprises these well-documented facts. In other words, it is not only CNN and the New York Times that draw blanks for their readers. Most “conservative” outlets, including Fox News, the New York Post, The Blaze, Breitbart.com and Rush Limbaugh, are ignoring this story, too. If the Abedin-Muslim Brotherhood story rings any bells, it is probably because of Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn. Last summer, Bachmann, along with four other House Republicans, raised the issue of HumaAbedin among other examples of possible Muslim Brotherhood penetration of the federal policy-making chain.They asked inspectors general at five departments, including the State Department, to investigate their concerns, but nothing happened — nothing, that is, except that Bachmann was crucified, by Democrats and Republicans alike, for asking urgently important questions about national security. This made the entire subject, already taboo, positively radioactive — with Huma Abedin becoming the poster victim of this supposed “McCarthyism” redux. End of story. Never mind facts. Never mind also that in his day, Sen. Joseph McCarthy was asking urgently important questions about national security, too. But don’t worry.We “won” the Cold War. Obamacare, here we come. At this rate, we’ll declare “victory” in the so-called war on terror,and,before you know it,become a leading outpost of the caliphate.

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The Usual Eccentric

This old shed member in my more or the last decade if youthful days that I preany would-be burferred committing crimes glars wanted to to crime-fighting. break into my dilapidating But then last night I backyard shed they would awoke with a great thirst have to contend with a and headed to the kitchen very primitive security sink to satiate my dry system that consisted of a mouth.While doing so my weathered piece of fire attention was turned to a wood and a red brick. WILL E SANDERS tripped censor light on my Shortly after I first Staff Writer neighbor’s house. I slowly moved here the rusty steel wsanders@civitasmedia.com sauntered to my side hasp my padlock hung porch with my lukewarm from broke after I misjudged my own strength, which is a custom- glass of water and perched myself on the ary occurrence when you have a ripped body steps in the darkness — waiting, like a perlike I do. I should have went immediately to vert. Sure enough, I spotted the prey. a big-box hardware store,bought a new lockThe thief struggled to walk down the alley ing mechanism, and put a couple of momand-pop stores out of business while I was at with his load of assorted metals. Subtlety was not this moron’s strong suit. The scrap it. But I didn’t. Instead I shoved a piece of fire wood, rein- metal he was carrying banged and clamored forced with a red brick,against my sun-faded with each cautious step.It sounded as if grizshed doors. While this crude fortification zled gold prospector was stumbling down the mostly served to keep the doors from stereo- street. I watched as this man made two trips typically banging around during thunderstorms I am sure it served as a criminal down the alley, each time carrying more and more merchandise. On the third trip he deterrent for complete idiots. But I don’t have anything of value in my stopped near my shed and began giving it shed.Thecontentsofmyshedprimarilyconsist (and my rudimentary “security system”) a of a decade’s worth of inferiorly made lawn good once-over. “Hey buddy, lovely night tonight, isn’t it?” mowers (four), old political yard signs, a surprising amount of roofing nails and my per- I said from the darkness. “What are you up to, I mean besides committing crimes?” sonal collection of active yellow jacket nests. He stood there caught off-guard, his It dawns on me only now that if I was a crook and I happened across my shed I slacked-jawed mouth agape. He was frozen would remove the piece of fire wood, let my- in place.I could tell he had no idea where the self in and steal my only working lawn voice came from. “Buddy,don’t stand there all night or you’ll mower. Then I would take the brick, smash through my front door and take as many start growing roots,” I said like the Cheshire electronic devices that my bulging biceps Cat. “Besides, those cops I called should be getting here any moment.” could bear. That’s when he took off. Sure I could have But the fire wood and brick security system (patent pending) is no more. That’s be- followed him back to his lair, but the whole cause an unusual bout of criminal activity situation had George Zimmerman written has stricken the small, largely crime-free all over it. Uh, no thanks! So I have finally placed a proper lock on utopia where I reside. Drunken rogues have recently taken to my shed. From here I can only hope the cops the night in dark alleys in search of scrap catch up with this criminal mastermind. And I hope when they put him in jail they metals to pilfer. I suspect the thieves later sell the scrap metal in order to prolong their don’t just use a piece of fire wood and a red addictions to drugs and fierce aversion to- brick to keep him locked up, either. ward any reasonable or actual concept of To contact Will E Sanders email him at honest labor. The illegal activity was enough to place wille@willesanders.com.To learn more about Will E Sanders, to read past columns or to me on high alert. I was constantly on watch around my read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators perimeter hoping to foil the plans of evil. And so the gods of irony laughed. For I re- Syndicate website at www.creators.com.

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To the Editor: Oh what a night! Thanks to Commissioner Bill Vogt, the Piqua Parks & Recreation Department and the many sponsors for bringing the musical group Van-Dells to Piqua on July 20. The music of the 50s and 60s was so uplifting and exhilarating. The trio was full of talent and personality. Their six-piece band was amazing and loaded with talent. The young man who came out as “Elvis” was unbelievable. He looked just like the young Elvis of the past and really wowed the audience. I was surprised there were not more people in attendance. People complain about nothing to do and then pass up an opportunity for a really great night of entertainment. The $5 admission fee was minimal to what it should have cost for such a fun night. Thanks again Mr. Vogt, the Piqua Parks & Recreation Department and event sponsors French Oil, Buckeye Insurance Group, Unity Bank, CDM Smith, Paul Sherry dealership, Apex Aluminum, Crayex, Piqua Concrete and the Piqua Community Foundation. Your time and money were well spent. — Sincerely, Edna Stiefel Piqua

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Boyfriend’s man-of-mystery act mysterious DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend and I have been dating for a year, and it has been wonderful. He’s amazing and sweet. We went to the movies for our anniversary and about 50 minutes into it, he turned to me, said he didn’t like the movie and he wanted to leave. I was enjoying it, but I didn’t want to force him to watch it, so we left. When we were out of the theater I asked him why he didn’t like it, and he told me he didn’t want to discuss it. I pressured him for an answer a little bit, but he told me to forget it. This has been bugging me. Should I leave it alone? I understand it’s not that big a deal, but he has done this a few times before — not explaining things when I ask. I am confused about why he won’t tell me. — PUZZLED IN THE MULTIPLEX DEAR PUZZLED: There may have been something in the movie that made your boyfriend uncomfortable. Perhaps it triggered a memory of something in his past that he didn’t want to be reminded of. Or, he may have been bored by the film and so centered on himself that he didn’t care that you were enjoying it. Your boyfriend may be wonderful and amazing, but he also appears to be a poor communicator. This would be a dealbreaker with some women. Only he can tell you why he’s this way, but if he hasn’t opened up in the year you have been seeing each other, it isn’t likely to change. DEAR ABBY: My husband has erectile dysfunction for which he takes medication. He gets it from a friend. I have discovered he takes the medication with him when he travels. He swears he isn’t cheating on me and that he’s faithful. Should I believe him? — SUSPICIOUS IN ARIZONA DEAR SUSPICIOUS: I confess, my knee-jerk reaction after reading your letter was, “Uh-oh!” Then I picked up the phone and called Bruce Landres, M.D., in Los Angeles. His first words were, “That’s an interesting question.” He then went on to say that if

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Nurse details anesthetic treatments for Jackson BY ANTHONY MCCARTNEY AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson had a high tolerance for certain drugs and wasn’t always forthcoming with his medical history, a nurse anesthetist who treated the singer testified Thursday. Witness David Fournier told jurors he had worked with Jackson for a decade until the relationship ended in 2003, when Fournier refused to participate in a medical procedure. Jackson was acting “goofy” and was slow to respond to standard questions before a scheduled cosmetic surgery that was canceled after Fournier refused to administer an anesthetic, he said. The incident came a few months after Fournier said he had to help Jackson breath while undergoing another procedure and later determined that Jackson had not disclosed a new medical condition. “He wasn’t honest with me,” Fournier said. At the time, Jackson had an implant in his abdomen to block the effects of Demerol and other opiate drugs.

your husband has prostate problems in addition to his erectile dysfunction, you should believe him, because last October the FDA approved a low dose of one particular E.D. drug for the treatment of benign hypertrophy prostate (BPH). (This low dose is not enough to assist in infidelity.) You should discuss this further with your husband because it would be much safer for him to get this kind of medication from his physician, who knows his medical history, since E.D. drugs can sometimes cause serious side effects. P.S. Another thought: It’s also possible your husband watches adult videos when he travels and needs “the pill” for his own entertainment. BY JONATHAN You’ll never know unless LANDRUM JR. you ask him. Associated Press

Fournier testified that he had given the singer a relatively large dose of a powerful anesthetic and needed to know how Jackson was going to react. Fournier testified as a defense witness in a negligence case filed by Jackson’s mother against AEG Live LLC, the promoter of Jackson’s comeback shows. Katherine Jackson claims the concert promoter failed to properly investigate the doctor who was later convicted of involuntary manslaughter for giving Jackson an overdose of the anesthetic propofol as a sleep aid in 2009. AEG denies it is liable for Jackson’s death. Its lawyers have said Jackson hid his prescription drug use from nearly everyone. Fournier said his incomplete medical records show he administered propofol to Jackson at least 14 times between 2000 and 2003. He estimated he gave the singer the drug numerous other times over the years for a variety of cosmetic and dental procedures. He noted in his records that Jackson had a high tolerance for certain drugs, which Fournier said could be attributed to a variety of factors, including genetics.

Lebron serves as music curator for ‘NBA 2K14’ game video game. James said in a statement that he is honored to be the first cover athlete to choose songs for the soundtrack. He follows his friend and Grammy-winning rapper Jay-Z, who was the executive producer of the last year’s installment that sold more than 4.5 million copies. “2K is letting me take control of some important elements in NBA 2K14, including this year’s soundtrack,” James said. “I love that I’m the first NBA 2K cover athlete to choose the soundtrack.”

ATLANTA (AP) — LeBron James is taking some of his talents during the offseason to a bestselling basketball video game franchise as a music curator. 2K Sports announced Friday that the two-time NBA champion of the Miami Heat selected 20 songs for the soundtrack of the upcoming “NBA 2K14.” The league’s fourMVP is also the cover time DEAR STILL athlete of the popular MOURNING: I’m sorry for your loss. The time to wear the coat would be Solve when the temperature drops enough that you feel you need it. And when you do, if someone should recognize it and comment, just say you are wearing her coat because it helps you feel closer to her; it’s like a warm hug from heaven.

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During cross-examination, Fournier said Jackson never requested any specific drugs, including propofol, during procedures or asked to be sedated for longer than was necessary. He said the singer didn’t exhibit any drug-seeking behavior or signs that he was doctor-shopping. Fournier said he knew that Jackson had received an above-average number of anesthetic treatments over his lifetime, and many were related to procedures needed after Jackson was badly burned in a shoot for a Pepsi commercial in 1984. Fournier said it was not common to administer an anesthetic during cosmetic procedures, but the ones done on Jackson were complex and involved dozens of injections. Some of the procedures were near Jackson’s eye and sedation was necessary to keep him still, Fournier said. Fournier also said he never had any indication that the singer was using propofol as a treatment for insomnia. Jackson’s physician Conrad Murray had been giving the singer nightly doses of propofol as Jackson prepared for his ill-fated “This Is It” shows.

Some of the songs featured on the game’s soundtrack are Drake’s “Started From The Bottom,” Phil Collins’ “In the Air Tonight,” Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky,” featuring Pharrell Williams and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Can’t Hold Us,” with Ray Dalton. Other music acts featured are Jay-Z, Coldplay, Robin Thicke, The Black Keys, Eminem, Fly Union, Gorillaz, Imagine Dragons, Jada Kiss, John Legend, Kanye West, Rick Ross, Kendrick Lamar, Nas and Puff Daddy. James is the first solo cover athlete to cover the game in two years since Michael Jordan. The game is expected to go on sale Oct. 1.

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pear. Consider, for example, this exotic squeeze executed by Tim Seres of Australia. Had West led anything but a trump, Seres would have made the slam easily after taking a heart finesse and then ruffing two hearts and a diamond in dummy to produce 12 tricks. But after West led a trump, Seres had to find a different route to 12 tricks. He took the trump lead in dummy and successfully finessed the queen of hearts. He then cashed the ace of spades

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and led a diamond, West taking the ace and returning a second trump. Seres won in dummy, ruffed a spade, led a diamond to the king, ruffed another spade, cashed the ace of hearts and ruffed a heart in dummy to produce this position:

Seres now ruffed the seven of spades with the club ace, and West was helpless. If he discarded a heart, South would lead the heart nine and take the last two tricks whether or not West ruffed. West would find himself in the same hopeless position if he discarded a diamond instead of a heart. And finally, if West underruffed South’s ace, dummy would score the last two tricks.

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John and Pat Elliott ohn and Pat (Poling) Elliott, of Houston, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Aug. 9, 1963, in the Church of Christ by the Rev. Jim Deck. The Elliotts are the parents of three sons and daughters-in-law, Dave and Theresa Elliott of Sidney, Tom and Nancy Elliott of Piqua and Mark and Marlena Elliott of Piqua; and a daughter and son-

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in-law, Bryan and Erin Wiggins of Houston. They have eight grandchildren, Lindsey, Kristi, Ryan, Nicholas, Bradley, Brayden, Jeremy and Kearsten. They enjoy playing cards, all sports, and being involved with their grandchildren and their church family. The couple will celebrate with an open house from 4-8 p.m. Aug. 10, at the Houston Community Center.

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Palsgrove deployed to Arabian Gulf avy Petty Officer 3rd Class Kristopher A. Palsgrove, son of Nicole R. and Steven A. Palsgrove of Piqua, along with other sailors stationed aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) departed Naval Station Norfolk, Va., marking the start of the ship’s eight to nine month deployment to the Arabian Gulf. Truman, along with the other components of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HST CSG), completed a composite training unit exercise in January prior to their originally scheduled February deployment, and also a sustainment exercise and fleet synthetic training exercise in June. The February deployment was delayed due to sequestration and the change of aircraft carrier presence requirements in the U.S. Central Command Area of Responsibility. The current deployment is part of an ongoing rotation of forward-deployed forces

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to support maritime security operations (MSO) in the U.S. 6th and 5th Fleet areas of operations. MSO set the conditions for security and stability in the maritime environment and complements the counterterrorism and security efforts of regional nations. MSO denies international terrorists use of the maritime environment as a venue for attack or to transport personnel, weapons or other material. Truman is the flagship for HST CSG. It can travel in excess of 30 knots, and has a ship’s company of approximately 3, 000. With the embarked air wing and staffs, the number rises to about 5, 000. HST CSG also consists of USS Bulkeley (DDG 84), USS Gettysburg (CG 64), USS Mason (DDG 87), USS San Jacinto (CG 56), 1st Combined Destroyer Squadron staff and Carrier Air Wing 3. Palsgrove is a 2010 graduate of Piqua High School of Piqua, and joined the Navy in March 2011.

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was 19 and 1/4 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Bruce and Mary Pitts of Troy. Paternal grandparents are Steve and Peggy May of Fletcher.

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Couple celebrates 50th

Susan and Clarence Smith larence and Susan (Pickering) Smith of Piqua celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends. They were married March 9, 1963, at the Congregational Church by the Rev. Arthur Boston.

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The Smiths have three children, Randy of ColWendy Lanorado, genkamp of Sidney and Steven of Troy. They have 12 grandchildren and three great-grandsons. He is retired from Smith Auto Sales and she is a homemaker.

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Real Estate Transfers TROY Christine Davidson, Ernestina Davidson, Larry Davidson, Timothy Davidson, Bettyann Davis Glunz to Melissa Harmon, Rick Harmon, two lots, a part lot, $115,000. Jill Dodson to Jessica Roeth, one lot, $0. Beth Addis, attorney in fact, Brian Addis to Ruben Huerta, Soraya Rivandeneira, one lot, $231,000. Keystone Homes In Troy, Scott Investments of Troy LLC to Leann Perry, Shawn Perry, one lot, $181,000. Spencer Properties to Mainsource Bank, a part lot, $0. Amanda Laino, Stephen Laino, a.k.a. Amanda Webster to Bank of America, N.A., one lot, $62,000. Christa Burton, Ray Burton to Richard Ramby, Stephanie Ramby, one lot, $199,000. Terri Newnam, cotrustee, Wayne Newnam to Mary Watson, one lot, $105,000.

Fannie Mae Remic Trust 2004-W15 to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, one lot, $0. Barbara Goings to James Russell, two lots, $30,100. Danny Lavy, Darlene Lavy to Matthew Lavy, two part lots, $0. Thelma Scott to David Wright, Tammy Wright, part lot, $0.Larry Waddell, Teresa Waddell to Jamie Lawson, Stephanie Lawson, one lot, $187,500. Edwin Hill to Structured Asset Securities Corp., U.S. Bank, N.A., trustee, one lot, $86,000. Evelyn Young to JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., one lot, $34,000. COVINGTON Kidron Crist, Rachel Crist to Donna Weikert, William Weikert, four part lots, $105,000. PLEASANT HILL

William Edington et al to Chase Home Finance, LLC successor, Chase Manhattan Mortgage PIQUA Corp., JP Morgan Chase Secretary of Veterans Bank, N.A., one lot, Affairs to Ryan Debrosse, $32,000. one lot, $0. TIPP CITY Eva Fuller TO Catherine Weaver, Gary Weaver, L. Todd Funderburg, one lot, $149,000. Audra Hughes to Erica Pamela Funderburg to Campbell, two lots, Jack D. Phillips III, one $68,000.James Oldham, lot, $97,400. Lisa Willis, Simeon Miranda Oldham to Angela Ford, Sean Ford, one Willis to Lewis Funderberg, one lot, $150,000. lot, $183,100. Mark Stewart, Mary WEST MILTON Stewart to Style & Polish Salon LLC, a part lot, $0. Trittschuh, Lester Bank of America N.A.,

Sharon Trittschuh to Chera Jackson, James Jackson, one lot, $148,000. Melissa Johnson to JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., a part lot, $18,700. David Abas to Bank of New York, trustee, Bank of New York Mellon, Bank One, N.A., SFB Mortgagebacked Pass Through, JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., successor, one lot, $23,400. Asset backed Certificates series, Bear Stearns Asset Backed Securities, Northwest Bank Minnesota, N.A., trustee, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. to Douglas Baker, Lori Baker, one lot, $164,900. HUBER HEIGHTS M/I Homes of Cincinnati LLC to Brent Madden, Megan Madden, one lot, $244,600. Carriage Trails at the Heights LLC, Dec Land Co. I LLC to NVR Inc., one lot, $30,500. Carriage Trails at the Heights LLC, Dec Land Co. I LLC to NVR Inc., one lot, $34,000. Carriage Trails at the Heights LLC, Dec Land Co. LLC to NVR Inc., one lot, $34,000. Carriage Trails at the Heights LLC, Dec Land Co. I LLC to NVR Inc., one lot, $30,5

Turner to James Turner, Polly Turner, $0. Judith Mosier, Kenneth Mosier to Geoffrey Hamilton, Jill Hamilton, 2.446 acres, $220,000. CONCORD TWP. Douglas Maynor, TIffany Maynor to Brian Echols, Jessica Echols, one lot, $288,000. NEWTON TWP. Dorothy Hoblit, Therell Hoblit, Wayne Wise and Dorma Wise Revocable Living Trust, Wayne Wise, trustee to James Hoblit, $75,000.Carolyn Hoblit, James Hoblit to Hoblit Family Joint Living Trust, $0.Karolyn Via to Joel Via, Michelle VIa, 8.264 acres, 2.439 acres, $0. NEWBERRY TWP. Charlotte Staton, Eugene Staton to Rita Stevens, 1.7406 acres, $0. MONROE TWP.

Belinda Dye, deceased to Emily Dixon, Michael Russ, one lot, $176,100. Amy Hargrave, Robert Hargrave Jr. to Jeffrey Marr, Jennifer Marr, 1.98 acres, $108,500. BETHEL TWP. Estate of Lauren Marvin to Phillip Marvin, one Evelyn Rucker Trust, lot, $0. James Rucker Trust, Evelyn Rucker, trustee, James UNION TWP. Rucker, trustee to Eveyln Rucker, James Rucker, Barbara Szakal to 1.99 acres, $0. James Turner, Polly William Thome, $58,300.

Police Reports

Couple celebrates 65th

male reported that their roommate stole some items from the house. The matter is under investigation.

to USI Cable Corp., 102 Fox Drive, after a company vehicle was stolen over the weekend by an ex-employee.

Theft: Police responded to Subway, 1225 E. Ash St., after an employee stole money from a drawer and was recorded on video doing it. The owner did not want to file theft charges and instead wanted to handle the matter internally.

Theft: Police responded to the 600 block of North Wayne Street after a debit card was stolen and used several times. July 23 Theft: Police responded to Piqua Store and Lock, 450 Garbry Road, after several batteries were stolen from campers over the weekend.

Menacing: Police responded to Ulbrich’s Market, 407 S. Wayne St., after a man was saying sexually explicit things to Burglary: Police rea woman. The man was sponded to the 700 block warned for disorderly conof Brice Avenue after a duct. home was broken into and several items were stolen. July 22

Assist citizen: Police Theft: Police responded to the 400 block of Down- responded to Pitsenbarger ing Street after two intox- Park, 1501 South St., after Odd news icated people were teenagers were allegedly witnessed going through driving on the soccer ship. Judge fines fields. Port, whose phone num- several vehicles. woman for cursing ber is unlisted, apologized Theft: Police responded July 24 ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A Penn- several times but was fined to Hinkle’s Auto Service, nonetheless. She told the sylvania woman has been 135 E. Main St., after four Theft: Police responded fined $500 for cursing be- judge she was upset because large 12 volt batteries cause she was frustrated jury service would make her were stolen from a semi to the 200 block of East Ash Street after a washer, with being picked to serve miss work and cost her in- truck overnight. dryer and a carpet shamcome. on a jury. pooer were stolen from a DiSantis says Port could The Erie Times-News reTheft: Police responded residence. ports Erie County Judge have claimed a hardship on Ernest DiSantis levied the her jury service questionSidney-Shelby County Chamber of Commerce fine Wednesday on Kathleen naire, but did not. Port was also thrown off Port. DiSantis told the Erie Showcasing the woman she was “totally out the jury, which was picked to Shelby C ounty of line” and explained jury hear an illegal weapons case. Business Community service is a duty of citizen-

Robert Dean and Etta Marie Kress obert Dean and Etta M a r i e (Willis) Kress of Fletcher are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. There were married July 3, 1948, at United Missionary Church, Piqua, by the Rev. Lawrence Fry and the Rev. Russell Sloat. The couple are parents of three children, Phil Kress of Tipp City, Judy and Eric Watson if Kincardine, Ontario,Canada,and the late Ron Kress. They have eight grandchildren and three greatgrandchildren. He served as a Sergeant with the U.S. Army in World War II and retired May 30, 1991, from

These are selected inciSuspicious person: dents provided by the Police responded to the Piqua Police Department: 1200 block of Garbry Road after an intoxicated man July 19 was witnessed wearing a traffic cone as a hat on his Criminal damage: Po- head. Police were unable lice responded to the 1200 to locate the man. block of Vine Street after a pellet from a pellet gun Assault: Police restruck a window and sponded to the 200 block caused damage. of Weber Street after a man claimed he was asTheft: Police responded saulted by two people. to Kroger, 1510 Covington Ave., after three juvenile Child abuse: Police refemales were witnessed sponded to the intersectaking motorized shop- tion of South and South ping carts. The females Main streets after a small were found and charged child was witnessed holdwith theft. ing a beer can with no adults or other children Theft: Police responded around. to the 400 block of South Downing Street after a July 21 theft of a television was reported. Theft: Police responded to the 900 block of Camp July 20 Street after a male and fe-

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Jacob earns senior certification DAYTON — Brady Ware & Company has announced that Dayton Human Resources Manager, Brian Jacob, has earned his Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification. Originally from Piqua, Jacob joined the Dayton firm in June 2001, and he holds a bachelor’s degree from Miami University in Mass Communication Management and a master of education degree from Wright State University.

The certification, awarded by the Human Resource Certification Institute signifies that individuals possess the theoretical knowledge and practical experience in human resource management necessary to pass a rigorous examination demonstrating a mastery of the body of knowledge in the field. The Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) is the senior-most human resources certification for those who have also demonstrated a

strategic mastery of the HR body of knowledge. Brady Ware is one of the largest CPA/Consulting firms in the region, with a 115-member team operating from offices in Dayton and Columbus, Richmond, Ind., and Atlanta, Ga. Brady Ware offers a mix of services that includes tax and strategic planning, financial and estate planning, business valuation and litigation support, and merger and acquisition assistance. JACOB

Dungan and LeFevre welcome Worley as associate attorney TROY — Dungan & LeFevre Co., LPA has announced that Sarah G. Worley has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Her practice will focus primarily on estate planning and probate matters. Worley is a 2007 graduate of the Salmon P. WORLEY Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University and is a 2003 graduate of the University of Dayton. Prior to joining Dungan & LeFevre, Worley was an attorney at Dysinger & Associates in Tipp City and at Millikin & Fitton Law Firm in her hometown of Hamilton. Worley was recently honored by the Dayton Business Journal as one of the Forty Under Forty rising stars in the Dayton community. Worley is on the Board of Directors for the Tipp City Chamber of Commerce, the Tipp City Rotary Club, and Junior Achievement of Montgomery County. She is also active in the Junior League of Dayton, serving as the Training, Education, and Development Chair.

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Mike King, Upper Valley Medical Center EAP Coordinator, addressed the Miami County Safety Council in July about the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). In a brief overview, King shared the core functions of the EAP which include leadership assistance and support through consultation and training, confidential problem assessment for employees and their families, both personal and job-related, and assisting and encouraging employees to understand and utilize appropriate resources. The Miami County Safety Council offers many topics of interest to local businesses and industries that have to do with health and safety issues. The organization meets once a month on the second Thursday of the month. Membership can be applied for through the Piqua Area Chamber of Commerce.

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analyzes the industry. That’s an unwelcome reversal: For the 20 years from 1990 to 2009, hedge fund returns beat or tied the S&P 500 15 times. “Everyone says, ‘Oh a hedge fund,’ and acts like that’s some kind of mark of excellence,” said Heath Abshure, president of the North American Securities Administrators Association, a group of state securities regulators. “A hedge fund is just an unregistered investment company.” Hedge funds operate by convincing wealthy people to invest with them. They profit by trying to find opportunities that no one else has picked up on, wagering on everything from the price of copper to whether a company will cut its dividend. Some made fortunes predicting the downfall of the U.S. housing market. The funds try to earn big returns for investors with a variety of strategies, typically including bets for and against the direction of a market. That is meant to provide a hedge, allowing the firm to survive in good economies and bad, and to beat the overall stock market. Their birth is generally traced to 1949, but it wasn’t until more recently that the industry really took off. In 1990, there were about 600 hedge funds managing $39 billion in assets. Now there are 10,000 firms managing $2.4 trillion, according to HFR.


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Franklin eyes a Phelpsian-like workload at worlds BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Eight is a special number in swimming, thanks to Michael Phelps. Now, Missy Franklin will try to pull off a Phelpsian-like workload. Just a year removed from her starring role at the London Olympics, the 18-year-old Franklin plans to swim eight events at the world championships in Barcelona. Franklin qualified for the 100- and 200-meter freestyle, as well as the 50, 100 and 200 backstroke. Also look for her on the U.S. team in all three women’s relays. The teenager concedes that her schedule is “definitely a lot,” but says she’s looking forward to competing in some of her favorite races. No swimmer — male or female — has ever won eight gold medals at a world championship. Phelps, of course, won a record eight events at the Beijing Olympics.

Delle Donne to miss All-Star game with concussion UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Elena Delle Donne will miss the WNBA All-Star game on Saturday because of a concussion. The No. 2 pick in the draft was injured in the Chicago Sky’s loss to Washington on Wednesday when she was going for a loose ball with a minute left in the third quarter. Delle Donne is the first rookie to lead the All-Star voting and will be replaced on the Eastern Conference roster by Atlanta’s Erika de Souza. The former Delaware star is averaging 18.2 points, third-best in the WNBA. Delle Donne joins top draft pick Brittney Griner on the sideline for the league’s showcase game this weekend at Mohegan Sun Arena. Griner is still recovering from a sprained left knee. She was replaced on the roster by Tina Thompson. Had Delle Donne and Griner both played, it would have been the first time in league history that two rookies from the same class started an AllStar game.

Swiss League approves drinks breaks in heat wave BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Expecting a heat wave this weekend, the Swiss Football League says matches can be stopped twice in each half for drink breaks to protect players’ health. The league says it agreed with referees that play can be “briefly interrupted” around the 15th and 30th minutes of each half as players should be able to “hydrate themselves correctly.” Temperatures of at least 33 Celsius (91 Fahrenheit) are forecast on Sunday when Sion plays St. Gallen and Lucerne meets Zurich from 1.45 p.m. local time. Hotter conditions are expected inside stadiums because of warming winds from nearby mountains.

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Yankees angered Order more rehab for Alex Rodriguez BY RONALD BLUM Associated press NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is investigating him, the Yankees are angry with him and Alex Rodriguez is miffed. A-Rod’s strained relationship with his team hit another low on Thursday when he kept pushing to be activated from the disabled list and New York kept pushing back. He wound up having a lawyer join in when the sides discussed how to rehabilitate his slightly injured leg. Already a target of Major League Baseball’s drug investigation, the third baseman angered the Yankees when he obtained a second medical opinion on his strained left quadriceps this week without informing the team in writing, a step required by the sport’s collective bargaining agreement. The Yankees intend to discipline him, most likely with a fine. “Do you trust the Yankees?” Rodriguez was asked Thursday during an interview on WFAN radio. A-Rod’s answer was telling. “Um. You know, I’d rather not get into that,” he responded. “I’m just frustrated that I’m not on the field tomorrow.” Sidelined since hip surgery in January, Rodriguez issued a statement saying he wanted to be activated for Friday’s homestand opener against Tampa Bay. But that wasn’t in the Yankees plans. “We agreed that a protocol would be followed that is necessary when you return somebody from a quad injury,” general manager Brian Cashman said during a conference call with the team’s beat writers. “That protocol will include further treatment, which he’ll continue tomorrow with some light conditioning, and then expand to more functional work from the 27th through the 31st. Our hope, as well as Alex’s hope, without any setbacks or new complaints, that

would put him in a situation to have either a simulated game or a rehab game on Aug. 1.” A-Rod went public with his disenchantment. “Obviously I’m very, very disappointed,” he said. “I know I can help my team. Obviously, I’m frustrated but I agreed to this five-day plan, and on we go.” He repeatedly said he told the Yankees he was ready to return. “Tomorrow night would be the perfect night to come back and get in the lineup,” he said. Whether he gets back on a big league field any time soon or ever plays for the Yankees again remains to be seen. MLB has been investigating Rodriguez as part of its probe of the closed Bio-

PEDs from 2001-03 while with Texas but maintained he has not used them since. The Yankees intend to discipline A-Rod for seeking a second medical opinion without their permission, a person familiar with the team’s deliberations said. The exact penalty had not been determined, the person said, speaking on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press because no statements were authorized. A fine appeared to be the most likely option. Meantime, Rodriguez’s return from hip surgery has created more drama than most players experience in their entire careers. Seemingly days away from rejoining the Yankees, Rodriguez injured a leg last

RODRIGUEZ detect an injury. Gross, who never examined Rodriguez personally, was reprimanded this year by New Jersey’s board of medical examiners over steroid prescriptions, fined $30,000 and ordered to pay $10,000 in costs. Rodriguez was re-examined Thursday by Dr. Daniel Murphy, the Yankees’ orthopedic surgeon in Tampa, Fla., who con-

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Joey Votto • Cincinnati 63 • 15 • 41 • .319 Brandon Phillips • Cincinnati 45 • 12 • 69 • .267 David Wright • New Yorkk 49 • 13 • 43 • .308 Troy Tulowitzki • Colorado 41 • 16 • 51 • .341 Carlos Beltran • St. Louis s 48 • 19 • 52 • .305

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Joe Mauer • Minnesota 49 • 8 • 32 • .316 Chris Davis • Baltimore e 64 • 34 • 86 • .310 Robinson Cano • New York 53 • 21 • 62 • .299 Miguel Cabrera • Detroit oit 71 • 30 • 94 • .366 J.J. Hardy • Baltimore 35 • 15 • 48 • .251 Mike Trout • Los Angeles es 63 • 15 • 58 • .320

Carlos Gonzalez • Colorado 67 • 25 • 64 • .307

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Bryce Harper • Washington on 35 • 13 • 29 • .274

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Designated Hitter Paul Goldschmidt • (Possible) Arizona 60 • 21 • 76 • .313

David Ortiz • Boston 49 • 19 • 65 • .327

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genesis clinic in Florida acA cused in media reports of distributing banned performance-enhancing drugs. A suspension appears likely, but Rodriguez could ask the players’ association to contest a drug penalty — making it possible he might not have to serve any time until next year. He is among the dozen or so players under investigation by MLB; he has said in the past that he used

weekend and was sent to New York for an MRI on Sunday. Team physician Dr. Christopher Ahmad diagnosed a grade 1 strain, the least severe level. Dr. Michael Gross, the orthopedic director of The Sports Medicine Institute at Hackensack (N.J.) University Medical Center, was retained by Rodriguez and said on WFAN on Wednesday that he examined an MRI and could not

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firmed Ahmad’s diagnosis. Cashman said Murphy dethere was termined “clearly some improvement.” Yankees President Randy Levine and Cashman got on a 15-minute conference call with Tim Lentych, the head athletic trainer at the player development complex in Tampa; Rodriguez; and Jordan Siev, co-head of the U.S. commercial litigation

group at Reed Smith, a law firm used by A-Rod pal Jay-Z. “Just want to make sure that everything is documented properly,” Rodriguez said. Rodriguez’s statement infuriated Yankees management, which already had told him it determines his return schedule. “I think the Yanks and I crossed signals,” the threetime AL MVP said in the issued by statement spokesman Ron Berkowitz. “I don’t want any more mix-ups. I’m excited and ready to play and help this team win a championship. I feel great and I’m ready and want to be in the lineup Friday night. Enough doctors, let’s play.” Rodriguez, who turns 38 Saturday, earns $153,005 each day during the season, and while he remains on the disabled list much of the money is covered by insurance. Rodriguez has hit .200 (8 for 40) with two homers and eight RBIs in 13 minor league games. About a week before he began the injury rehab assignment on July 2, Rodriguez tweeted that the surgeon who operated on his hip “gave me the best news the green light to play games again!” Cashman memorably responded: “Alex should just shut the ... up.” Rodriguez said he’d like to rehab with the major league team, as captain Derek Jeter is doing as he comes back from a quadriceps injury. But the Yankees seem to regard A-Rod as toxic. “Obviously, I’m an employee,” he said. “I have to follow my bosses.”

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Despite recent woes, Cleveland Indians are still in chase BY JIM INGRAHAM Associated press So on a six-game trip to Minnesota and Seattle, two of the bleakest competitive outposts in the major leagues, a trip in which most good teams would have gone 6-0 or 5-1 or, at worst, 4-2 — the Indians went 2-4. Granted, it’s just a sixgame segment in a 162-game season. But it came after what should have been an invigorating four-day all-star break, and it came after the Indians went into the break red hot, having won four in a row and six of eight. Their first six games after the break were all set up for the Indians to continue to make some hay.Instead,they made some hey, as in “Hey, what’s going on here?” The Indians, incredibly, went 2-4 on the trip in which their starting pitchers had a combined 1.48 ERA and they out-scored their opponents 25-14. Is that even possible? Apparently. And it’s not as though they were facing a bunch of Randy

Johnsons and Greg Madduxes on the trip. The four losses came in games in which the opposition’s starting pitchers were Mike Pelfrey, Kevin Correia, Aaron Harang, and Erasmo Ramirez, who have a combined record of 17-22 and a 4.88 ERA. Given all that, how could the Indians lose four of those six games? Start with the astonishing nine errors they made in the six games. Actually, they did mix one errorless game in there,so they had nine errors in five games. That’s a pace which, if kept up over a 162game season, would produce 292 errors. I’m no infield coach, but I don’t think that’s very good. Lonnie Chisenhall had four errors in four games on the trip. In 1990, Cal Ripken made three errors in 161 games. That’s not meant to compare Chisenhall to Ripken. It’s meant to compare four errors to three errors. The good news is that despite laying two gigantic eggs in the upper Midwest and

the Pacific Northwest,the Indians are still only three games behind the first place Tigers. This thing is still doable, but it’s good to keep in mind that in the Indians we’re talking about a team that lost 94 games last year, and is trying to reach the playoffs this year. They spent big in the offseason,but none of their high profile additions have contributed at or above the level expected of them. Nick Swisher, whether it’s that injured shoulder or wrestling with the weight of expectation that comes with a big contract, has been a shadow of his Yankee self. Michael Bourn IS at or above his career marks in batting average, on base percentage and slugging percentage, but after averaging 51 stolen bases per year in each of the last five years, he only has 13 this year, and he leads the league in getting caught stealing. A two-time Gold Glove winner in the National League,Bourn’s .988 fielding

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percentage this year is his lowest in five years, and that figure doesn’t factor in the four-base error he could have been charged with when Miguel Cabrera’s fly ball landed in Bourn’s glove and then bounced over the wall. Mark Reynolds is hitting .113 with no homers and one RBI since June 29. Since May 30 he is hitting .166 with 2 homers and 6 RBIs. Drew Stubbs’ numbers are almost identical to those he posted the last four years, which convinced the Reds he was expendable, while Jason Giambi is a designated hitter hitting .192. Let’s not even get into Brett Myers. So it would be nice if the new guys started to contribute more, say along the lines of Scott Kazmir, Ryan Raburn and Mike Aviles. But having said all that, there’s still this: Offensively the Indians are averaging 4.74 runs scored per game. Only three teams in the league are better than that. One of them, unfortunately for the Indians, is Detroit, which leads the league with

an average of 5.0 runs per game. The Indians are third in the league in on base percentage — another good stat for the Tribe — but the Tigers lead the league in that category, too. TheTigers’ pitching is better than the Indians, whose pitchers have walked more batters and thrown more wild pitches than any team in the league. Errors? The Indians have made the fifth most, the Tigers the sixth fewest in the league. This all matters, because it’s becoming apparent that the Indians’ best chance to make the playoffs is to win the division, not one of the two wildcards. At the start of play Thursday, the Indians were 3 ½ games out of the second wildcard spot. With two months left in the season, however, the Indians still have time. But it’s time to start making hay, not hey.


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BY BETH HARRIS Associated Press BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Mike Tyson is going back to pay TV, where his fights were some of the biggest moneymakers in boxing history. Only this time the punches he’s throwing are verbal. The former heavyweight champion is teaming with director Spike Lee to bring Tyson’s oneman stage show to HBO later this year. The program was filmed on Broadway, where “Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth” ran last summer. Lee used 11 cameras to film the show that he described as part of Tyson’s legacy outside the ring. Tyson gives an unvarnished recounting of his life’s highs and lows, including his years in prison, biting Evander Holyfield’s ear, his marriages, being a tabloid target and his drug use. “Most human beings are not going to display the dark parts of themselves, the demons they have, to the world,” Lee told the Televi-

sion Critics Association on Thursday. “When you see this he’s out there on this stage naked sharing his experience, his ups and downs to the audience and it’s traumatic. It’s the most courageous thing I’ve ever seen in my life. I couldn’t do it and most people couldn’t do it.” Tyson found walking on stage to do a live show similar to going into the ring, with similar energy among the Broadway and fight crowds. “I can’t wait to get my hands on the guy like I can’t wait to get on stage. Just like in a fight, I wanted to kill everybody in the room, by my performance, of course,” he said, adding the biggest difference was “I don’t have to go to the hospital after I perform.” With Tyson waiting in the wings with his mic clipped on, Lee said, “We had to hold him back until he hears the bell ‘cause he’s ready to go.” Tyson’s wife, Kiki, wrote the script for the stage show, which toured the country earlier this year.Tyson said it reflects his life’s journey from Brooklyn street urchin to happily married father.

golfing history while helping a friend go through boxes of old magazines and newspaper clippings. Lexie Hollingsworth of Grovetown found a 1935 program for the Augusta National Invitation TourAUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — nament. A Georgia woman has unOnly a few copies of the earthed a rare piece of 40-page program are be-

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Spike Lee, right, director of “Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth,” poses with Tyson backstage during HBO’s Summer 2013 TCA panel at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Thursday, in Beverly Hills, Calif.The former heavyweight champion teamed with Lee to bring Tyson’s one-man stage show to HBO later this year. The program was filmed on Broadway, where ``Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth’’ ran last summer.

lieved to exist, which makes the find a rare piece of Masters Tournament history, The Augusta Chronicle reported. The program has a dark red cover and features an early version of the Augusta National logo, with the U.S. outline and a flagstick pinpoint-

ing Augusta. It contains information on the field, course and members of the private club. Augusta National Golf Club produced programs for its inaugural event in 1934 and for the second year. There is no record of other programs being produced until 1990, when

the club launched the Masters Journal as its preview magazine. The 1935 Masters was won by Gene Sarazen, who made his famous double eagle on the 15th hole in the final round to force a playoff with Craig Wood. Sarazen prevailed in a 36-hole playoff the

next day. The program has some handwriting on a couple of inside pages, including hole-by-hole scoring of the playoff between Sarazen and Wood. A 1935 program sold for more than $12,000 in April at greenjacketauctions.com.

SPORTSWATCH All Times EDT Monday, July 29 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — L.A. Angels at Texas

SPEED — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for GoBowling.com 400, at Long Pond, Pa. (same-day tape)

NBCSN — IRL, IndyCar, qualifying for Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio, at Lexington, Ohio (same-day tape)

3 p.m. ESPN2 — ATP World Tour, Citi Open, semifinal, at Washington

3 p.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, pole qualifying for GoBowling.com 400, at Long Pond, Pa.

8 p.m. ESPN — NASCAR, Nationwide Series, U.S. Cellular 250, at Newton, Iowa

5 p.m. ESPN2 — WTA, Southern California Open, semifinal, at Carlsbad, Calif.

Tuesday, July 30 CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE 7:30 p.m. NBCSN — British Columbia at Toronto

10 p.m. ESPN2 — NHRA, qualifying for Northwest Nationals, at Kent, Wash. (same-day tape)

5 p.m. SPEED — ARCA, ModSpace 125, at Long Pond, Pa. BOXING 9 p.m. ESPN2 — Featherweights, Javier Fortuna (22-0-0) vs. Luis Franco (11-1-0), at Miami, Okla.

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 4 p.m. MLB — St. Louis at Pittsburgh

CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE 9 p.m. NBCSN — Hamilton at Edmonton

7 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, Seattle at Boston or Colorado at Atlanta

10:30 p.m. ESPN — X Games, at Los Angeles Wednesday, July 31 LITTLE LEAGUE 6:30 p.m. ESPN2 — Big League World Series, championship, teams TBD, at Easley, S.C.

GOLF 9 a.m. ESPN2 — Women’s British Open Championship, second round, at St. Andrews, Scotland 10 a.m. TGC — Web.com Tour, Mylan Classic, second round, at Canonsburg, Pa.

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — St. Louis at Pittsburgh

Noon TGC — Champions Tour, 3M Championship, first round, at Blaine, Minn.

8 p.m. WGN — Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs SOCCER Noon ESPN2 — Audi Cup, semifinal, Manchester City vs. AC Milan, at Munich 2:15 p.m. ESPN2 — Audi Cup, semifinal, Sao Paulo at Bayern Munich

GOLF 9 a.m. ESPN2 — Women’s British Open Championship, first round, at St. Andrews, Scotland 11:30 a.m. TGC — Web.com Tour, Mylan Classic, first round, at Canonsburg, Pa. 2 p.m. TGC — PGA Tour-WGC, Bridgestone Invitational, first round, at Akron, Ohio 7 p.m. TGC — PGA Tour, Reno-Tahoe Open, first round, at Reno, Nev. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, St. Louis at Pittsburgh or Colorado at Atlanta SOCCER Noon ESPN2 — Audi Cup, third place, teams TBD, at Munich 2:15 p.m. ESPN2 — Audi Cup, championship, teams TBD, at Munich Friday, August 2 AUTO RACING 1 p.m.

2 p.m. CBS — PGA Tour-WGC, Bridgestone Invitational, third round, at Akron, Ohio

7 p.m. TGC — PGA Tour, Reno-Tahoe Open, second round, at Reno, Nev.

4 p.m. TGC — Champions Tour, 3M Championship, second round, at Blaine, Minn. 7 p.m. TGC — PGA Tour, Reno-Tahoe Open, third round, at Reno, Nev.

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 4 p.m. WGN — L.A. Dodgers at Chicago Cubs

TENNIS 4 p.m. ESPN2 — ATP World Tour, Citi Open, quarterfinal, at Washington 7 p.m. ESPN2 — ATP World Tour, Citi Open, quarterfinal, at Washington 11 p.m. ESPN2 — WTA, Southern California Open, quarterfinal, at Carlsbad, Calif. Saturday, August 3 AUTO RACING 9 a.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for GoBowling.com 400, at Long Pond, Pa. 10 a.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Truck Series, pole qualifying for Pocono Mountains 125, at Long Pond, Pa. 11:30 a.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, “Happy Hour Series,” final practice for GoBowling.com 400, at Long Pond, Pa. 1 p.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Truck Series, Pocono Mountains 125, at Long Pond, Pa.

HORSE RACING 5 p.m. FSN — Thoroughbreds, West Virginia Derby, at Chester, W.Va. NBC — NTRA, Whitney Invitational Handicap, at Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

28,606 31,551 25,910 29,121 28,316 29,394 27,601 27,913 28,200 33,536 27,544 28,625 28,235 30,084 27,902 28,822

NATIONAL LEAGUE HOME GAMES DATES Arizona Atlanta Chicago Cubs Cincinnati Colorado L.A. Dodgers Miami Milwaukee N.Y. Mets Philadelphia Pittsburgh San Diego San Francisco St. Louis Washington NL Totals MLB Totals

ROAD GAMES TOTAL AVERAGEDATES 51 1,374,325 26,948 46 1,473,246 32,027 48 1,584,015 33,000 50 1,588,894 31,778 54 1,885,118 34,910 51 2,264,733 44,407 48 836,004 17,417 55 1,723,929 31,344 51 1,380,161 27,062 47 1,823,461 38,797 50 1,278,702 25,574 50 1,332,559 26,651 50 2,083,033 41,661 49 2,070,697 42,259 52 1,746,807 33,592 752 24,445,68432,508 1514 46,145,46630,479

TOTAL 51 56 52 52 49 50 52 46 47 55 50 53 50 50 50 763 1514

AVERAGE 1,674,344 1,708,221 1,600,230 1,675,028 1,617,691 1,790,935 1,606,266 1,393,655 1,477,335 1,690,835 1,651,951 1,701,773 1,824,274 1,556,043 1,531,691 24,500,272 46,145,466

Noon TGC — PGA Tour-WGC, Bridgestone Invitational, final round, at Akron, Ohio 2 p.m. CBS — PGA Tour-WGC, Bridgestone Invitational, final round, at Akron, Ohio TGC — Web.com Tour, Mylan Classic, final round, at Canonsburg, Pa. 4 p.m. TGC — Champions Tour, 3M Championship, final round, at Blaine, Minn. 7 p.m. TGC — PGA Tour, Reno-Tahoe Open, final round, at Reno, Nev. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1:30 p.m. TBS — Arizona at Boston

7 p.m. WGN — Chicago White Sox at Detroit MLB — Regional coverage, Arizona at Boston or St. Louis at Cincinnati

2:10 p.m. WGN — L.A. Dodgers at Chicago Cubs

MOTORSPORTS 3 p.m. NBC — AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship, at Hurricane Mills, Tenn.

8 p.m. ESPN — Atlanta at Philadelphia

NFL FOOTBALL 7 p.m. ESPN2 — Ceremony, Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction, at Canton, Ohio SOCCER 6:30 p.m. NBCSN — MLS, New York at Kansas City 8 p.m. FOX — International Champions Cup, semifinal, teams TBD, at Los Angeles

NFL FOOTBALL 8 p.m. NBC — Preseason, Hall of Fame Game, Dallas vs. Miami, at Canton, Ohio TENNIS 3 p.m. ESPN2 — ATP World Tour, Citi Open, championship, at Washington 5 p.m. ESPN2 — WTA, Southern California Open, championship, at Carlsbad, Calif. Copyright 2013 World Features Syndicate, Inc.

p.m. Chicago Cubs (Rusin 1-0) at San Francisco (Bumgarner 10-6), 9:05 p.m. Cincinnati (Arroyo 9-7) at L.A. Dodgers (Ryu 8-3), 9:10 p.m.

National League The Associated Press

AVERAGE 1,544,734 1,577,561 1,347,311 1,485,163 1,500,758 1,352,109 1,324,862 1,256,067 1,466,398 1,676,813 1,542,472 1,374,006 1,383,535 1,474,112 1,339,293 21,645,194

GOLF 10 a.m. ESPN2 — Women’s British Open Championship, final round, at St. Andrews, Scotland

BASEBALL STANDINGS

THROUGH JULY 25 AMERICAN LEAGUE

TOTAL 54 50 52 51 53 46 48 45 52 50 56 48 49 49 48 751

5 p.m. ESPN — X Games, at Los Angeles

TENNIS

5 p.m.

ROAD GAMES TOTAL AVERAGEDATES 49 1,445,300 29,496 53 1,815,842 34,261 46 1,064,370 23,138 48 920,827 19,184 48 1,776,552 37,012 55 1,057,987 19,236 51 1,120,129 21,963 55 2,048,973 37,254 47 1,473,392 31,349 51 2,023,136 39,669 46 1,064,883 23,150 54 1,172,633 21,715 53 942,920 17,791 53 2,084,284 39,326 53 1,688,554 31,860 762 21,699,78228,477

EXTREME SPORTS 3 p.m. ABC — X Games, at Los Angeles

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 3:30 p.m. FOX — Regional coverage, L.A. Dodgers at Chicago Cubs, Texas at Oakland, or Atlanta at Philadelphia

ATTENDANCE REPORT

HOME GAMES DATES Baltimore Boston Chicago White Sox Cleveland Detroit Houston Kansas City L.A. Angels Minnesota N.Y. Yankees Oakland Seattle Tampa Bay Texas Toronto AL Totals ___¢

7 p.m. ESPN2 — NHRA, Northwest Nationals, at Kent, Wash. (sameday tape)

Noon TGC — PGA Tour-WGC, Bridgestone Invitational, third round, at Akron, Ohio

TGC — Web.com Tour, Mylan Classic, third round, at Canonsburg, Pa.

7 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, St. Louis at Cincinnati or Arizona at Boston

Thursday, August 1 EXTREME SPORTS 9 p.m. ESPN — X Games, at Los Angeles

GOLF 10 a.m. ESPN2 — Women’s British Open Championship, third round, at St. Andrews, Scotland

2 p.m. TGC — PGA Tour-WGC, Bridgestone Invitational, second round, at Akron, Ohio

9 p.m. ESPN2 — MLS, All-Star Game, MLS All-Stars vs. AS Roma, at Kansas City, Kan.

2 p.m. NBCSN — IRL, Indy Lights, at Lexington, Ohio (same-day tape) 3 p.m. NBCSN — IRL, IndyCar, Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio, at Lexington, Ohio

EXTREME SPORTS 2 p.m. ESPN — X Games, at Los Angeles

EXTREME SPORTS 9 p.m. ESPN — X Games, at Los Angeles

10 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, Cincinnati at San Diego or N.Y.Yankees at L.A. Dodgers

BOXING 10:30 p.m. NBCSN — Heavyweights, Tomasz Adamek (48-2-0) vs. Dominick Guinn (34-9-1); cruiserweights, Eddie Chambers (36-3-0) vs. Thabiso Mchunu (12-1-0); middleweights, Curtis Stevens (243-0) vs. Saul Roman (37-9-0), at Uncasville, Conn.

Sunday, August 4 AUTO RACING 1 p.m. ESPN — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, GoBowling.com 400, at Long Pond, Pa.

32,830 30,504 30,774 32,212 33,014 35,819 30,890 30,297 31,433 30,742 33,039 32,109 36,485 31,121 30,634 32,110 30,479

East Division W Atlanta Philadelphia Washington New York Miami Central Division W St. Louis Pittsburgh Cincinnati Chicago Milwaukee West Division W Los Angeles Arizona Colorado San Francisco San Diego

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Thursday’s Games N.Y. Mets 7, Atlanta 4 Washington 9, Pittsburgh 7 San Diego 10, Milwaukee 8 Miami 5, Colorado 3 St. Louis 3, Philadelphia 1 Arizona 3, Chicago Cubs 1 Cincinnati 5, L.A. Dodgers 2 Saturday’s Games N.Y. Mets (Gee 7-7) at Washington (Haren 4-11), 3:05 p.m. St. Louis (J.Kelly 1-3) at Atlanta (Teheran 7-5), 3:05 p.m. Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 10-4) at Detroit (Scherzer 14-1), 7:08 p.m. Pittsburgh (Morton 2-2) at Miami (Koehler 2-5), 7:10 p.m. Milwaukee (Gorzelanny 1-4) at Colorado (Pomeranz 04), 8:10 p.m. San Diego (Cashner 6-5) at Arizona (Skaggs 2-2), 8:10

Sunday’s Games Philadelphia at Detroit, 1:08 p.m. Pittsburgh at Miami, 1:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Washington, 1:35 p.m. Chicago Cubs at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m. Cincinnati at L.A. Dodgers, 4:10 p.m. Milwaukee at Colorado, 4:10 p.m. San Diego at Arizona, 4:10 p.m. St. Louis at Atlanta, 8:05 p.m. Monday’s Games St. Louis at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. Colorado at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Miami, 7:10 p.m. Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs, 8:05 p.m. Cincinnati at San Diego, 10:10 p.m. American League The Associated Press East Division W Boston Tampa Bay Baltimore New York Toronto Central Division W Detroit Cleveland Kansas City Minnesota Chicago West Division W Oakland Texas Seattle

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Thursday’s Games N.Y. Yankees 2, Texas 0 Chicago White Sox 7, Detroit 4 Toronto 4, Houston 0 Tampa Bay at Boston, ppd., rain Kansas City 7, Baltimore 1 L.A. Angels 8, Oakland 3 Seattle 8, Minnesota 2 Saturday’s Games Tampa Bay (Archer 5-3) at N.Y. Yankees (Nova 4-3), 1:05 p.m. Houston (Keuchel 4-5) at Toronto (Jo.Johnson 1-6), 1:07 p.m. L.A. Angels (Richards 2-4) at Oakland (Milone 8-8), 3:05 p.m. Minnesota (Deduno 6-4) at Seattle (Harang 5-8), 4:10 p.m. Boston (Dempster 5-8) at Baltimore (Feldman 2-1), 7:05 p.m. Texas (Darvish 9-4) at Cleveland (Masterson 11-7), 7:05 p.m. Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 10-4) at Detroit (Scherzer 14-1), 7:08 p.m. Kansas City (W.Davis 4-9) at Chicago White Sox (Sale 6-9), 7:10 p.m. Sunday’s Games Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m. Texas at Cleveland, 1:05 p.m. Houston at Toronto, 1:07 p.m. Philadelphia at Detroit, 1:08 p.m. Boston at Baltimore, 1:35 p.m. Kansas City at Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m. L.A. Angels at Oakland, 4:05 p.m. Minnesota at Seattle, 4:10 p.m. Monday’s Games Tampa Bay at Boston, 6:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at Texas, 7:05 p.m. Toronto at Oakland, 10:05 p.m.


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THIS DATE IN BASEBALL 1918 — Brooklyn rookie Henry Heitman completed one of the shortest careers in major league history. Heitman appeared on the mound against the St. Louis Cardinals, gave up four consecutive hits and then left the game, never to play a major league game again.

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Bayern, Dortmund renew rivalry in Super Cup

1930 — Ken Ash of Cincinnati got his last major league victory by throwing one pitch. Ash came into relieve in the fifth inning and got Chicago’s Charlie Grimm to hit into a triple play. Ash was removed for a pinch hitter and the Reds beat the Cubs 6-5. 1946 — Rudy York of Boston hit two grand slams and drove in 10 runs as the Red Sox beat the St. Louis Browns 13-6. 1950 — Del Ennis of the Philadelphia Phillies drove in seven runs in the seventh and eighth innings of a 13-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs. Ennis doubled with the bases loaded in the seventh and hit a grand slam in the eighth. 1959 — New York lawyer William Shea announced the formation of the Continental League. New York, Houston, Toronto, Denver and Minneapolis-St. Paul were the five cities named and Branch Rickey was named league president. 1978 — Duane Kuiper of Cleveland tied a major league record by becoming the third player in the 20th century to hit two triples in a game, Both came with the bases loaded as the Indians beat the New York Yankees 17-5. 1984 — Montreal’s Pete Rose passed Ty Cobb for the most singles in a career with No. 3,053, against the Philadelphia Phillies. 1986 — Two 300-game winners faced each other as Don Sutton hurled six strong innings to outpitch Tom Seaver and give the California Angels a 3-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox. 1996 — The San Diego Padres pounded the Florida Marlins, 20-12. Wally Joyner led the way with five RBIs, while John Flaherty hit a grand slam. The Padres were the sixth club to score 20 runs in a game this season. The last time that happened was 1929. 2008 — Oakland reliever Brad Ziegler recorded six outs to set a major league record with 27 scoreless innings to begin his career. Ziegler broke the previous mark of 25 innings set by Philadelphia Phillies right-hander George McQuillan in 1907. 2009 — Washington’s Josh Willingham became the 13th player to hit two grand slams in a game, achieving the feat in the Nationals’ 14-6 win at Milwaukee. Willingham’s eight RBIs were the most in Nationals history and tied the franchise mark.

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Munich’s captain Philipp Lahm lifts the trophy after winning the friendly soccer match against FC Barcelona in the Allianz Arena stadium in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday. BY CIARAN FAHEY Associated press BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund will be looking to end Pep Guardiola’s winning start as Bayern Munich coach on Saturday when the teams renew their rivalry in the German Super Cup. The Champions League finalists meet at the Westfalenstadion in Dortmund for the first title of the season, one week before Bayern starts its German Cup defense and two before it begins defending its Bundesliga title. Guardiola has overseen wins in each of Bayern’s pre-season friendlies, including four-goal victories over Hamburger SV and Borussia Moenchengladbach, as well as a 2-0 win over Barcelona on Wednesday. “I’m happy up to now but we need a bit more time,” Guardiola said after 61 goals scored and three conceded in nine games. “Perhaps we need to improve a little up front.” The Spanish coach took over from Jupp Heynckes, who made way after leading Bayern to an unprecedented treble. “We’ll be well prepared and we’ll deliver a good game,” Guardiola said ahead of his first possible title as Bayern coach. “(But) it’s only the start of the season. There’s still a long, long road ahead.” The game will be shown live in 195

countries, reflecting the growing interest in German football since Bayern defeated Dortmund 2-1 at Wembley Stadium to become European champion in May. “This coming Saturday isn’t so important,” Bayern president Uli Hoeness told Bild. “The most important Saturday was in Wembley.” On paper at least, Guardiola’s side is even better than his predecessor’s with the offseason additions of Germany star Mario Goetze from Dortmund and highly rated midfielder Thiago Alcantara from Barcelona. Germany striker Mario Gomez departed for Italian side Fiorentina, but Croatia forward Mario Mandzukic established himself as the preferred forward last season, and Guardiola’s penchant for playing without an out-and-out goalscorer is well-known from his days at Barcelona, which he led to 14 out of a possible 19 titles. Franck Ribery, Arjen Robben and Thomas Mueller started up front against his former side on Wednesday, offering an indication of Guardiola’s likely preferred formation even before Goetze returns from injury. Goetze was due to bid farewell to his former side, but it was decided he would stay in Munich due to fan anger over his 37 million euro ($49 million) switch between the sides.

Indy 500 champ Tony Kanaan chasing history

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2009 — Nick Swisher homered from both sides of the plate for the New York Yankees in an 11-4 win over Tampa Bay.

The car driven by Rubens Barrichello, of Brazil, and Doug Peterson takes a corner during practice the Brickyard Grand Prix Gran Am auto race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Thursday.

2011 — Major League Baseball acknowledged umpire Jerry Meals made the wrong call in Atlanta’s 4-3, 19th-inning win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Pirates filed a formal complaint hours after the longest game in team history, and MLB executive vice president for baseball operations Joe Torre said it appeared Meals got the call wrong. 2011 — Ervin Santana pitched the first solo no-hitter for the Angels in nearly 27 years, striking out 10 and leading Los Angeles over Cleveland 3-1. Santana allowed two runners — an error on the leadoff batter that resulted in a first-inning run and a walk in the eighth. It was the Angels’ first complete-game no-hitter since Mike Witt’s perfect game on Sept. 30, 1984, against Texas. Mark Langston (7 innings) and Witt (2 innings) combined to hold Seattle hitless on April 11, 1990. 2011 — Seattle snapped its 17game losing streak as Ichiro Suzuki and rookie Dustin Ackley led a 17-hit attack in a 9-2 win over the New York Yankees. It was the longest skid in the major leagues since Kansas City lost 19 in 2005. 2011 — The Tampa Bay Rays broke one of baseball’s oldest records when they played their 705th consecutive game with a starting pitcher younger than 30 years old. The Rays lost to Oakland 13-4. Today’s birthdays: Ryan Flaherty 27; Max Scherzer 29; Alex Rodriguez 38.

Dortmund returned to pre-season training later than Bayern, and the team will be missing Goetze-replacement Henrikh Mkhitaryan and injured defender Lukasz Piszczek, while Jakub Blaszczykowski and offseason signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are both doubtful as they recover from a stomach bug. “We’re not going to field a second string side,” Dortmund sports director Michael Zorc said. “We want the first title of the season and are looking forward to a great game.” Dortmund coach Juergen Klopp told the Bundesliga website there was no question of “revenge” for losing the Champions League final. “Nobody left the field after that game, saying ‘Next time, we’re going to show you!’ All we want to do on Saturday is play good football again and then, if possible, keep the cup in Dortmund,” Klopp said. Dortmund defender Mats Hummels also played down the notion of revenge. “A in over Bayern could be a good indicator how successful our season could be,” Hummels said. “We want to beat one of the, if not the, best team in the world. That’s our goal, and that’s our motivation.”

BY MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tony Kanaan is still getting accustomed to hearing his new title: Indianapolis 500 champion. After dealing with so much bad luck and so many years of frustration at Indianapolis, who could blame the Brazilian driver for mistaking those words now being applied to his name? “There’s nothing like winning at Indy, just ask Tony,” five-time Grand-Am champion Scott Pruett said during a conference call Tuesday. “What?” Kanaan said. “I said there’s nothing like winning at Indy, right Tony?” Pruett repeated. “No. I mean, look at where I’m at. Look at the job I got by winning Indy,” Kanaan said. What the elusive Indy victory did for Kanaan’s profile cannot be measured by money or trophies alone. It put him on center stage, giving him a chance to tell his story to the American public and show late-night television audiences the passion and humor that turned a foreign driver into one of Indianapolis’ fan favorites. It gave him an opportunity to honor a promise he made to his 6-year-old son, Leo, by handing him the Borg-Warner Trophy. And it helped

him get back to his favorite venue sooner than anyone expected, so he could chase a historic second win at Indy in a car nobody dreamed he would drive. On Thursday, for the first time, Kanaan hopped into a Grand-Am car and teamed up with Joey Hand to qualify 10th in Chip Ganassi’s No. 02 car. It’s Kanaan’s first trip back since winning the 500. “I got so lucky, my kid is on vacation with me this month from Brazil. This deal came up a week ago. Coincidentally he gets to be here,” Kanaan said. “He wasn’t here at the 500. He’s all excited. He’s never been to Indianapolis. It’s a great fit.” It could be a bit for the 38-year-old veteran, too. Though he’s started the last 12 Indy 500s, this will mark the first time he’s crossed the yard of bricks going from left to right and the first time he’s driven on the historic track’s much newer road course. And though he’s competed in sports cars previously, he’s never competed on Brickyard 400 weekend or in this version of racing — the Grand-Am Rolex Series. The affiliation with Ganassi, which Kanaan says opened up because of the wrist injury to Ryan Briscoe, also has raised questions about his future in IndyCar. Next week, Kanaan officially be-

comes a free agent when his deal with KV Racing Technology expires and some believe Kanaan could be headed to Ganassi’s shop where he was given a guest pass this week. “I’m in negotiations with KV right now. It’s not a secret that we need funding. We don’t have it yet at KV. Me and Jimmy (Vasser), we have an agreement until Aug. 1. I’m not going to go out there and shop around or offer myself. But after that, I need to look around,” Kanaan said. “I don’t want people to read into it because, really, there is nothing to it.” The good news is Kanaan will have plenty of support preparing for Friday night’s race. Besides having his family in town, Kanaan will get guidance from co-driver Hand and the two other Ganassi drivers, Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas. He could even turn to an old friend, Brazilian Rubens Barrichello, who is teaming with Doug Peterson for Doran Racing. Kanaan and Barrichello found out the same day they would be driving in this race at Indy after they competed together in the 2012 Indy 500. And if either wins, it would mark the first time any driver has won two major events in Indy history. Barrichello won the 2002 U.S. Grand Prix while driving in Formula One.


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HOROSCOPE BY FRANCES DRAKE For Sunday, July 28, 2013 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) This is a lovely, playful day. Join others in fun activities. Romance can flourish, including love at first sight. (It's a poor day to spend money, except on food and fun.) TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) This is a great day to entertain at home. Invite the gang over for good food and drinks. However, don't buy goodies for the home and family, because this is a poor day to shop. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Writers, actors and teachers can benefit today because they are in touch with their muse. Make the most of this talent through your communication with others. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Although you might boost your income or see ways to earn more money, this is actually a poor day for important financial decisions. It's also a poor day to shop. (But it's a fun day!) LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) You feel good about yourself today. A dawning awareness of your good fortune (especially compared to millions on this planet) makes you appreciate who you are. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) This is a wonderful day to appreciate who you are and what you have. Hidden resources or behind-the-scenes assistance will enrich your life and make you feel fortunate. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) A popular day for Libras! Get out and mingle. Enjoy schmoozing, especially in groups. New romance and certainly new friendships are possible. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) It's easy to make a great impression on others today, especially bosses, parents, teachers and VIPs. Someone might ask for your creative input about something. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Travel for pleasure will delight you today. Enjoy meeting people from different cultures and other countries. In fact, romance with someone "different" could begin. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Gifts, goodies and favors from others will come your way today, so keep your pockets open. However, postpone important decisions about inheritances and shared property. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Relations with others, especially partners and close friends, will be warm and friendly today. In fact, you will enjoy dealing with members of the general public and practically everyone you meet. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Something will happen today that might improve your health. Or you might meet someone who can advise you on how to improve your health. Keep your eyes peeled. YOU BORN TODAY You're a romantic, dynamic individual. You have excellent social skills and a sense of how to deal with others. You appreciate the arts and will support them or be involved in some way. You're resourceful and organized because you know these tools help you get what you want. This year an important change will take place, perhaps something as significant as what happened around 2004. Birthdate of: Beatrix Potter, author; Terry Fox, inspirational hero; Gerard Manley Hopkins, poet.

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LEGALS Lost & Found FOUND: single inline skate on s Brown Bro wn Road R oad between betw een n Piqua and Covington. Call to describe and claim (937)21437)2144732. LOST: YELLOW LAB, Cody is a large male yellow lab, neutered, gold eyes. Friendly, Last seen behind Shelby County Line between n Piqua and Sidney. REWARD (937)238-9122, (937)2147)2140568. Miscellaneous DVD, books, puzzles, s, Avon Jewelry, old milk and d other bottles, miscellaneous. us. Call (937)492-9062 Estate Sales COVINGTON 8195 West Klinger Road (off North h State Route 48), August 1,2,3 3 10am4pm 4pm and and August August 4 12pm-4-pm 12pm m-4-pm DON'T MISS THIS AMAZING MAZING SALE. SALE. This wonderful country home is packed full off a lifetime of possessions off a local Covington doctor, overflowing rflowing with collectibles, and vintage finds, something forr every room in the house, 3 garages, 2 basements, furniture, e, tools, kitchen, retro, antiques,, and so much more. ESTATE E SALE BY GAYLE www.perkinsinrkinsinteriors.com Yard Yard Sale COVINGTON 417 N Main St, S Thursday, Friday, & Saturday aturday 8am-5pm, Children's clothing size 6-adult plus, bikes, es, toys, fishing items, christmass decor, entertainment center, er, tv's, something for everyone! yone! COVINGTON, 8035 Rakestraw kestraw Road, July 25th-27th 9-5pm DOWN-SIZING GARAGE SALE, 1980 Trumph, weight bench, new motorcycle le tank, compound bow, canoe, amplifier, cargo racks, 5 hp gas eng gine, karaoke machine, e, filing cabinet, books, toys s much more! PIQUA 1595 Stockham m Drive. Friday & Saturday 9am-4pm. m-4pm. Ladies clothing sizes juniorwomens, books, b k household h usehold h ld items, 75 gallon fish h tank, brand new computerr desk, nursing text books. PIQUA 215 Lyndhurst Thursday & Friday 9am-3pm. m-3pm. Furniture, pilates machine, achine, girls girls clothing clothing sizes sizes teen-adult, teen-adult, household household items. items. PIQUA 4182 St Rt 185. Thursday & Friday 9am-3pm, m-3pm, Saturday 9am-?. LARGE SALE! Vintage toys, games, mes, including 70's & 80's Star ar Wars, 80's & 90's GI Joe, TransT formers, Nintendo 64, puzzles, books, antiques, household usehold items, clothing for everyone. eryone.

PIQUA 505 Glenwood, Thursday & Friday 9a-5p, 5p, Saturday 9a-1p. Mens: hatt collection, coats, bicycle. Ice ce machine. NEW womenss shoes size size 5.5. 5.5. Jewelry. Jewelry. NEW W grass grass carpet. 8' umbrella gazebo ebo with screen. Trolling motors. s. Loading ramps. Desk. Toolboxes. boxes. PIQUA, 10315 Springcreek ngcreek Road, R d (take Looneyy Road R d north, to Snodgrass, left on Springcreek) Saturday, Sunday 9-3pm, MOVING OVING SALE, ox-acet tanks,, tools, mower, appliances, furniture, urniture, bikes, fair boxes, collectibles, ectibles, beer steins, antiques. PIQUA, 1060 West Springbrook b r o ok Lane, L an e , Thursday T h u r sd a y - SatS a turday 9-3pm, MULTIFAMILY FAMILY SALE, boy, girl, baby, kid and adult clothing, baby items, household items, lots of miscellaneous.

PIQUA, 1509 Grant Street, Thursday, Friday9-4pm, m, 1ST TIME GARAGE SALE E , girls clothes size 6-10, toys,, books, miscellaneous, PIQUA, PI QUA, 218 South Sout h Downing D ownin g Street (Downing Street et Campus/ Father Caserta Hall all , Saturday July 27th, 9am-2pm, 2pm, Piqua community rummage ge sale! Sponsored by the Center nter for Early Learning, Open to o public, individuals who are interested erested in registering g g to sell items,, should contact Jennifer er Smith at (937)773-3876 by July uly 25th, The Center for will be open for tours

PIQUA, 717 Broadwayy Avenue, (in back), Thursday,, Friday, Saturday 9-4pm, garden den luggage,purses, Christmas, housewares, baby items, tables, tables, chairs, chairs, children/women children/w /women clothing, bedding, glassware, ssware, tools, collectibles, books, Longaberger, frames,, appliances, toys, knickknacks, knacks, everything PIQUA, 8360 Shady Lane, ane, (off Springbrook), Thursday, ay, Friday 9-6pm, Saturday 9-noon,, MULTFAMILY M U L TF A M I L Y SALE, S A L E , KenKe n more refrigerator, small all drop leaf table with chairs, s, computer monitors, girls clothes,, t o d d l er t o s i z e 12 bo 12, b oys clothes infant to 18months, months,, women women clothes clothes size size 12-22, 12-22, Lia Lia Sophia jewelry, books, games,, household items, miscelm laneous. TROY 1450 Michael Drive rive Friday and Saturday 6am-4pm -4pm 4 family sale, antique glassware, assware, router and router table, women's wom en's clothing, clot hing, and d much, much , much m u ch more more TROY 2470 Renwick Way W Friday 9am-4pm and Saturday aturday 9am-1pm Household d items and furniture, baby items ms and miscellaneous

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TROY 322 West Main Street (corner of South Oxford rd and West West Main) Main) Thursday Thursday , Friday Friday 9am-5pm and Saturday y 9am3pm Four family sale e plus! Tons of women's and men m apparel, boys apparel size e 8-14, fifty plus pairs of new-in -in box skate shoes from DC, Etnies, Adio, A d io , Habitat, H a b it a t , and an d more, m o r e, like like new Peg Perego John Deere Gator, wood rocking horse rse toy b o x , h o l id a y d e c o r a att iio ons, household appliances,, baby bed and changing table, e, adult rocking chair, car seat,, other baby items, large lot of toys from toddler up, children's dren's books, twin jog stroller, several color TVs, household decorations, baskets and frames, mes, six boys bicycles TROY 420 North Weston on Friday 9am-4pm and Saturday aturday 8am-12pm Many household sehold items, sinks, teacher supplies, upplies, jewelry, electronics TROY 521 South Greenlee eenlee Road Thursday, Fridayy 9am5pm 5pm and Saturday Saturday 9am-12pm 9am-1 m 2pm Multifamily, table saw, w, furniture, dryer, small appliances, iances, amp, collage dorm items, ms, lots of miscellaneous. miscellaneous. Everything Everyt rything price to sell! sell! TROY 522 Fernwood Drive rive Friday, Saturday 9am-4pm, m, and Sunday Sunday 9am-2pm 9am-2pm Couch, Couc ch, gas dryer, tables, children en and adult adult clothes, clothes, toys, toys, fish fish tanks, tanks, fishing equipment, computer mputer monitor, exercise equipment, pment, household and kitchen items, air conditioner, and miscellaneous VERSAILLES Community ty Garage age Sales. Sales. Over Over 40 registered registered locations: lo c at io ns : Thursday, Th ur sd ay , August A gu st Au 8th 3-9pm & Friday, August gust 9th 9am-5pm. Sale locations ns may be picked up at Worch Library Library & John's IGA.

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CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE VE Local o a company o pany looking ooking for o a self motivated person that has excellent communicanication, computer and organizaanizational skills. Duties include clude customer relations, order processing and other misceliscellaneous duties. Send resume to: PO Box 4699 Sidney, OH 45365 PART TIME Certified Medical Medical Assistant or LPN position n available ab le for fo r Piqua Pi qua Medical Med ica l PracPr actice. Send resume to: marage84beulah@gmail.com. g g l.com.

TROY, 1 & 2 Bedrooms, s, appliances, CA, Water,, Trash Paid, $425 & $525 5 Monthly. $200 Deposit Special! (937)673-1821 Pets

1996 FORD MUSTANG Convertible, red, 6 cylinder, der, many updates! Good condindition, t io n , 154k 15 4 k miles, mi l es , asking a sk i ng $4200. $ 42 0 0 . Call (937)773-4587 2000 HONDA CRV LX, black, ack, with cloth interior, 169k miles, iles, great condition, well mainaintained. $4000 OBO Call (937)492-1091

BOXER PUPPIES shots, wormed, tails docked, great with kids, born 5/27, ready now (937)418-7686 CALICO CAT. FREE TO GOOD HOME. Small calico, alico, female, very friendly, spade pade and tested tested negative negative for feline fel eline leukemia. leukemia. (937) 541-1445 541-1445 5

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FREE KITTENS, 6 weekss old, litter trained, mostly white, hite, white with blue eyes, 1 white adult cat. Call (419)213-0336 0336

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LAB, Male Chocolate Lab, ab, 3 years old, great with kids, Free to good home,, ((937)778-1095 g ) 095

2003 PONTIAC AZTEC, mainaintenance receipts, $3800 OBO. BO. Call ((937)658-2421. )

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2002 GMC SIERRA 1500 0 Regular cab, fiberglass high gh top camper, aluminum rununning boards, 2 wheel drive, ve, 5300 Vortec engine, excelellent condition, $8150 Call (937)538-1294

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Pets SHIHTZU puppies. 1 female, ale, brown & white, do not shed. Great lap dogss & great with kids. $350 (419) 419) 305-6539

AUSTRALIAN SHEPARD PUPPIES, red merles and d red tri's, tri's, 6 females, females, 3 males, males, askasking $200, taking deposits osits (937)214-0464

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1, 2 & 3 Bedroom, Houses & Apts. SEIPEL PROPERTIES S Piqua Area Only Metro Approved (937)773-9941 9am-5pm Monday-Friday 2 BEDROOM, Townhouse, e, 1.5 bath, appliances, air, garage, arage, $550, No pets! (937)492-5271 -5271 2 BEDROOM APARTMENT, AP AR TMENT, ENT, Piqua, 100A Parkridge Place, $500 monthly, central air & appliances furnished. Call (419)629-3569. PIQUA, 309 1/2 S. Wayne, ayne, Small 1 bedroom, stove refrigerator, $385, no pets, credit check required, (937)418-8912 -8912 PIQUA, 322 South Main, in, 1 bedroom, stove, $400 Monthly, onthly, no pets, credit check required, uired, (937)418-8912 ( ) PIQUA, 431 W ash, 1 bedroom, downstairs, stove, refrigerator, washer/ dryer hookup, okup, $400, no pets, credit check ck required, (937)418-8912

Possible Possible Owner Owner Financing Financing 305 Elizabeth Elizaabeth Ct., Ct., Russia Russia 2 beds, beds, 2 full full bath, bath, large large living living area, area, screened screened porch. porch. 1348 sq. sq. ft. plus plus 2-car 2-caar garg. garg. Asking Asking $119,900 Call/text Call/text 937-726-9055 937-726-9055 Business Development evelopment Specialist Have you been looking for a position in sales that really rewards you for your efforts? Could any or several of the following words be used to describe scribe you or your personality? Fast ast paced, competitive, decisive, sive, persistent, eager, bold, forceful, ful, and inquisitive. How about ut assertive? Do you like to meet new ew people? Are you good at multi-tasking? Do you work well with others and with the public? ic? If you answered yes to many of these questions, you may ay be the person we are seeking. Civitas Civitas Media Media is is looking looking for for a Business Business Development Development SpecialSpecialist to sell online and print advertising for our our Newspapers. Pososition will be based in our Sidney, Ohio, office. These are full time salary positions with h a generous commission program. am. Benefits include Health insurance, 401K, vacation, etc. If interested sted send resume to Becky ecky Smith at bsmith@civitasmedia.com @civitasmedia.com Civitas Media LLC is a growing company offering excellent ent compensation and opportunities ortunities for advancement to motivtivated individuals. Civitas Media has publications cations in NC, SC, TN, KY, VA, WV, W OH, IL, MO, GA, OK, IN and PA. Help W Wanted anted General

PIQUA, 431 W ash, 1 bedroom, upstairs, stove, refrigerrigerator, $350, no pets, credit check required, (937)418-8912 -8912 1 BEDROOM, 317 South Roosevelt, tenant pays electric, t r i c , trash, tr a s h , no n o Vectren, Ve ct r e n , $375, $ 3 7 5,, water/sewage paid, (937)778)7788093

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WEST MILTON, 3 bedroom, room, ground level apartment, Metro approved, no dogs! (937)477)4772177. TROY, T R O Y, LARGE LA RG E 2 bedroom, b ed r o o m , hardwood floors, water, trash, sewage included. $550 monthly, $550 Deposit, (937)492-1010

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KTH Parts Parts Industries, Industries, Inc., Inc., a quality quality oriented oriented manufacturer manufacturer off stamped and welded welded auto auto parts, parrts, located located in St. Paris, Paris, Ohio Ohiio has an immediate immediate 2nd shift opening open ning for a Die Maintenance Maintenance Technician Technician in our Stamping Department. Department. The successful successful candidate candidate must must be able to to perform perform quality quality repairs/ repaairs/ improvements improvements to to dies dies while while working working independently. independently. Certifi Certificate cate or diploma from from a vocational vocationaal school, in technical school, company company sponsored sponsored training training program program or junior college college o technical coursework coursework prepreferred. successful and f red. fer d The h suc cessful f l candidate caandidat d d e should h ld have h haave a minimum minimum of of 4 years years in tool tooll and d die d building b ld d or repair, repair,, preferably preferably in the t Automotive Automotive Industry. Industry. In In addition, on, the successful successful candidate candidate should d have haave experience experience in: * Scheduling Scheduling preventive preventive maintenance maintenance for stamping dies; *D Die ie modifi modifications and d design design cchanges; hanges; * Reading Reading blueprints/die blueprints/diie drawings; drawings; * Die maintenance maintenance record record keeping; keeping; and * Machine Machine operation, operation, including: in ncluding: lathes, mills, drills, drills, crane, crane,, saws, saaws, surface surface grinders grinders and welding weldingg (tig and arc). arc). KTH Parts Parts offers a very very attractive attractive benefit package, competitive compettitive wage (including shift differential), differential), ential) and a team team m oriented oriented manufacturing manufacturing environment. environm ment Qualified candidates ment. candidates should send send a resume resume and and salary salary requirements requirements to: to: KTH Parts Parts Industries, Industries, Inc. Inc. P.O. P.O. Box Box 940 St. Paris, Paris, OH 43072 2 Attn: Attn: Die Maintenance Maintenance Recruiter Recruiter KTH is an Equal Opportunity Opporrtunity Employer Employer

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1500 Z71, 4x4, 3 door extended cab. black exterior, Tonneau cover, 5.7 liter, tow package, 154000 miles, $4200. (937)726-0273

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TV, 65" Sony, works, color not perfect, with modern entertainment center. $250 for both, or will sell for $125 each separately. Call (937)214-6838.

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RVs / Campers 24 FOOT TRAVEL TRAILER, 2 axle, awning, a/c unit, refrigerator, stove, Lot 14 at Piqua Fishing Game Campground (Spiker Road), Lot rent paid until March 2014. Can leave there or tow away. Asking $1,900 OBO (419)778-7178

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WHEEL CHAIR (Merits Health Products), Good condition, $80 (937)339-4233 Paving & Excavating

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BASKET WEAVING MATERIALS/ embellishments, $150. Valued at over $500. Call (937)778-1475.

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Kidnap suspect Castro pleads guilty BY ANDREW WELSHHUGGINS Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland man who imprisoned three women in his home, subjecting them to a decade of rapes and beatings, pleaded guilty Friday to 937 counts in a deal to avoid the death penalty. Ariel Castro told the judge he was addicted pornography, had a “sexual problem” and had been a sexual abuse victim himself long ago. In exchange for his plea, prosecutors recommended Castro be sentenced to life without parole plus 1,000 years. Castro, 53, said he understood that he would never get out of prison, saying he expected he was “going to get the book thrown at me.” He later added, “I knew that when I first spoke to the FBI agent when I first got arrested.” Castro, wearing glasses for the first time in court, was far more interactive than in previous court appearances when he mostly kept his head down and eyes closed. He answered the judge’s questions in a

clear, intelligible voice, saying he understood the proceedings and that he would never be released from prison. Castro, who was born in Puerto Rico, said he could read and understand English well but had trouble with comprehension. “My addiction to pornography and my sexual problem has really taken a toll on my mind.” He later said he had been a sexual abuse victim as a child, but the judge cut him off. Near the end of the 2 1/2-hour hearing, the judge accepted the pleas and declared Castro guilty. Sentencing was set for Thursday. The deal comes more than a month after a statement issued on behalf of the women said they were “hopeful for a just and prompt resolution” and had “great faith in the prosecutor’s office and the court.” Castro had been scheduled for trial Aug. 5 on a 977-count indictment, but 40 counts were dropped as part of the plea deal. The indictment included two counts of aggravated murder related to accusations that he punched and

starved one woman until she miscarried. The former school bus driver also was charged with hundreds of counts of kidnapping and rape, plus assault and other counts. The sticking point on a plea deal had been whether the prosecutor would rule out the death penalty. The three women disappeared separately between 2002 and 2004, when they were 14, 16 and 20 years old. Each said they had accepted a ride from Castro, who remained friends with the family of one of the women and even attended vigils over the years marking her disappearance. The women escaped Castro’s house May 6 when one of them kicked out part of a door and called to neighbors for help. Castro was arrested within hours and has remained behind bars. News that Amanda Berry, Gina Dejesus and Michelle Knight had been found alive electrified the Cleveland area, where two of them were household names after years of searches, publicity and vigils.

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Ohio gun group raises $12k for Zimmerman BY REGINA GARCIA CANO Associated Press COLUMBUS (AP) — An Ohio firearms group has raised more than $12,000 to be spent on guns or a security system for George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer who was acquitted of all charges in the fatal shooting of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida. But the money could end up being used to pay for Zimmerman’s defense costs and fees. The $12,150.37 check that the group has written out to Zimmerman is the result of a fundraising effort that was launched because the group believes Zimmerman’s gun rights are being violated by the U.S. Department of Justice. The department has taken all the evidence from the trial, including the gun that killed Martin, as part of a civil rights investigation. Zimmerman was acquitted earlier this month of second-degree murder and manslaughter charges in the 2012 shooting of Martin in a gated community

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in Sanford, Fla., near Orlando. Zimmerman, 29, told police he shot Martin, 17, only after the black teenager physically attacked him; Martin’s family and supporters say Zimmerman, who identifies himself as Hispanic, racially profiled Martin as a potential criminal and wrongly followed him. The verdict sparked protests and calls for federal officials to charge Zimmerman with violating Martin’s civil rights. Zimmerman’s brother and one of his attorneys have said he receives threats and is concerned about his safety. The check sent to Zimmerman from the Buckeye Firearms Foundation is meant to be spent on guns, ammunition, protective gear or a security system, said Ken Hanson, the group’s legal chairman. “The Department of Justice refused to return him his gun, and he’s in need of protection,” Hanson said. “The money is intended to be used for anything he needs to defend himself or his family. He has complete discretion on how to use the money.”

The cashier’s check was sent through certified mail and was scheduled to be delivered Friday. Z i m m e r m a n ’ s spokesman, Shawn Vincent, said before his acquittal all donations he received were deposited into a fund dedicated to pay for his legal defense costs and fees and managed by an independent administrator. He said the Ohio foundation’s check could be allocated similarly. Vincent would not say what the donations to the fund have amounted to. But he said they have exceeded the $120,000 that Zimmerman’s attorneys had said was needed to put on a good defense before the trial started in May. The fund had raised almost $315,000 in January. The foundation’s fundraiser, which began last week, ended Tuesday. Hanson said donations were sent from 48 states and three other countries. Vincent said Zimmerman has been offered free guns but such donations haven’t been accepted.

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