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GOOD MORNING State’s working poor highlighted in studies INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A pair of reports released last week highlighted different angles of the continuing troubles faced by Indiana’s working poor and raised questions about who ends up paying for their safety net. The Kaiser Family Foundation found that 182,000 residents fall into a health insurance coverage “gap” because the state has not expanded Medicaid coverage and a jobs study from the University of California, Berkeley found almost half of Indiana’s fast food workers are also receiving public assistance. The two reports provided sobering details as the state continues to struggle to pull out of the recession — the unemployment rate has hovered above 8 percent for more than a year now while the median income has declined over the past decade. It also helped shine some light on why the state’s leaders have been so heartily focused on improving job training programs statewide. “It’s not a good state to be poor, or out of work, or uninsured,” said Morton Marcus, a veteran Indiana economist and former professor at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. Putting the health care gap in context: there are 182,000 adults earning between roughly $2,700 and $11,500 a year who will not receive federal health insurance. That excludes poor residents with children and Indiana’s elderly, who receive Medicare. The Kaiser report found that Indiana’s numbers are not out of step with other states which have not expanded Medicaid under the federal health care law, but also noted that in the states which did approve an expansion, there is no insurance gap. That shortfall could be temporary here, however. Republican Gov. Mike Pence, long a vocal critic of traditional Medicaid, has said he would like to see the state expand the Healthy Indiana Plan to cover residents earning up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level, of roughly $15,400.

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“Life,” a 24,000-piece jigsaw puzzle, hangs in the basement of Steve Briskey of rural Angola, left. Briskey spent more than three years assembling

“Life” with the help of family and friends, becoming the first in the state to complete the puzzle.

Putting it all together Angola man first in state to assemble largest puzzle BY AMY OBERLIN aoberlin@kpcmedia.com

ANGOLA — Piece by piece — like any long-term labor of love — the world’s largest puzzle went together. It was assembled in the basement of a rural Angola home by Steve Briskey and occasional assistants. More than 14 feet long, the 24,000-piece creation took three years and four months to complete — a total of 819.45 hours. Briskey kept track of everything, from the moment he opened the box and mixed together four separate bags of 8,000 pieces each. The bags held the four quadrants of the puzzle, and Briskey decided he wanted to combine them for difficulty. A jigsaw aficionado, he found out about the Guinness World Record puzzle when he read an

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article in a newspaper on Dave Landwehr of Ottoville, Ohio, the first person in his state to complete it in January 2008. “I wanted to be the first in Indiana,” said Briskey. He achieved his goal, and has logged his success at worldslargestpuzzle. com on the Hall of Fame blog. A California family was the first to put it together in 2007 and the first individual to complete the puzzle was a woman from Belgium. Briskey has videos and photographs of the progression of the puzzle, which was assembled

Video at kpcnews.com Steve Briskey’s son Kyler kept a video log during the more than three-year process of building the world’s largest puzzle. See excerpts in an online video at kpcnews.com. Scan the QR code to watch it on your tablet or smartphone.

in his family’s basement. He used saw horses, foam board and a 16-foot table to first sort, then begin piecing together the puzzle. “When I had a chance, I was down here working,” said Briskey, scanning a basement where he now SEE PUZZLE, PAGE A6

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making Obamacare their next target WASHINGTON (AP) — “Obamacare” escaped unharmed from the government shutdown Republicans hoped would stop it, but just as quickly they have opened a new line of attack — one handed to them by the administration itself. While Congress was arguing, President Barack Obama’s plan to expand coverage for the uninsured suffered a self-inflicted wound. A computer system seemingly designed by gremlins gummed up the first open enrollment season. After nearly three weeks, it’s still not fixed. Republicans hope to ride that and other defects they see in the law into the 2014 congressional elections. Four Democratic senators are facing re-election for the first time since they voted for the Affordable Care Act, and their defeat is critical to GOP aspirations for a Senate majority. Democrats say that’s just more wishful thinking, if not obsession. Although Obama’s law remains divisive, only 29 percent of the public favors its complete repeal, according to a recent Gallup poll. The business-oriented wing of the Republican party wants to move on to other issues. Americans may be growing weary of the health care fight. “This is the law of the land at this point,” said Michael Weaver, a self-employed photographer from rural southern Illinois who’s been uninsured for about a year. “We need to stop the arguing and move forward to make it work.” It took him about a week and half, but Weaver kept going back to the healthcare.gov website until he was able to open an account and apply for a tax credit that will reduce his premiums. He’s not completely finished because he hasn’t selected an insurance plan, but he’s been able to browse options. It beats providing page after page of personal health information to insurance companies, Weaver said. Under the new law, insurers have to accept people with health problems. Weaver is in his mid-50s, with high blood pressure and high cholesterol, but otherwise in good health. He says those SEE GOP, PAGE A6

Shutdown is over; now what’s next? WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixteen days in October could change everything, or not much at all. Will the partial government shutdown prove to be the turning point after three years of partisan skirmishing in Washington? Or was it just a halftime show to fire up the players? With federal employees back at work for now, lawmakers are getting a chance to find a compromise on spending cuts and settle their vast differences. If they fail, they risk a repeat shutdown in mid-January, followed a few weeks later by the recurring danger of the government defaulting on its debts. A look at where things stand after the shutdown:

The players • President Barack Obama won a round by refusing to back down. The public didn’t applaud his

handling of the crisis, but scored congressional Republicans even lower. Obama’s overall approval rating held steady, and so did the nation’s divided opinion of his health care law. He strengthened his hand for next time. • House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, conceded a loss for his party. But personally he came out OK. Boehner placated his boisterous tea party-backed members by letting them take a doomed stand against the health law, then got credit for finally allowing the shutdown to end on mostly Democratic votes. • Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, made a name for himself by leading the tea party charge toward shutdown. About half of the respondents in a recent Associated Press-GfK poll knew enough about Cruz to form an opinion — impressive for a senator elected less than a year ago. The bad news for Cruz? Their opinion was negative by a 2-1 margin.

• Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky is catching heat for helping reopen the government. McConnell agrees with many of his fellow GOP senators that the shutdown was bad strategy and must not be repeated. That puts him on the wrong side of the party’s tea party wing, and a tea party-backed candidate is challenging McConnell in the primary for his Senate seat.

The tea party The tea party, billed as a movement of the people, is getting slammed in national polls. Democrats say its belligerent tactics have been discredited. Much of the Republican establishment agrees. Tea party lawmakers don’t care. Tea party favorites in Congress are more focused on the opinions of voters back home, their big

money supporters and outside groups, such as Heritage Action, that influence elections. Cruz, criticized by many fellow Republicans for fomenting the standoff, says he’s content to be “reviled in Washington, D.C., and appreciated in Texas.” Cruz says he remains as determined as ever. “I would do anything, and I will continue to do anything I can,” he said, “to stop the train wreck that is Obamacare.”

Role of government Did Americans learn anything from the partial shutdown? Obama says it showed just how many things, large and small, the government does to help people. Conservatives saw the opposite lesson — that federal workers can disappear without being missed. There’s some evidence for both ideas. SEE SHUTDOWN, PAGE A6


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Police Blotter • Officers arrest 13 AUBURN — Local police officers arrested 13 people Wednesday through Saturday, according to DeKalb County Jail records. Norma L. Howard, 49, of the 200 block of East North Street, Kendallville, was arrested Wednesday at 8:55 a.m. by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department on a warrant charging her with theft, a Class D felony. Steven Donaldson, 56, of the 4600 block of C.R. 40-A, Auburn, was arrested Wednesday at 8:17 p.m. by the Waterloo Marshal’s Office on a charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a previous conviction, a Class D felony. Martez Lane, 29, of the 4000 block of South Calhoun Street, Fort Wayne, was arrested Wednesday at 11 p.m. by the Auburn Police Deaprtment on charges of driving while suspended with a prior conviction and possession of marijuana, Class A misdemeanors. Scotty Day, 26, of the 500 block of C.R. 34, Corunna, was arrested Thursday at 4:48 p.m. by the Dekalb County Sheriff’s Department on a warrant charging him with receiving stolen property, a Class D felony. Brian McNutt, 29, of the 100 block of West Coral Drive, Garrett, was arrested Friday at 1:15 a.m. by the Garrett Police Department on a warrant for his removal from Serenity House. Jose A.P. Bonilla, 36, of the 600 block of West Dewald Street, Fort Wayne, was arrested Friday at 12:26 p.m. by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department for alleged failure to appear on a charge of domestic battery, a Class A

misdemeanor. Jean Marie Dunakin, 40, of the 200 block of Broadway, Butler, was arrested Friday at 4:15 p.m. by the Butler Police Department on a charge of criminal trespass, a Class A misdemeanor. Thai Anson Hill, 33, of the 300 block of East Oak Street, Butler, was arrested Friday at 4:48 p.m. by the Butler Police Department on a charge of criminal trespass, a Class A misdemeanor. Jarrod Charlton, 37, of the 3400 block of U.S. 6, Waterloo, was arrested Friday at 9:15 p.m. by the Waterloo Marshalls Office for alleged failure to appear on a charge of check deception, a Class A misdemeanor. Mickey Smith, 31, of Acworth, Ga., was arrested Friday at 10:22 p.m. by the Auburn Police Department on a charge of domestic battery, a Class A misdemeanor. Tab Foust, 51, of the 200 block of Park Avenue, Kendallville, was arrested Saturday at at 1:48 a.m. by the Waterloo Marshal’s Office on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated at the Class A and Class C misdemeanor level. Sean Middleton, 33, of the 1500 block of Summerset Ridge Drive, Auburn, was arrested Sunday at 1:46 a.m. by the Auburn Police Department on a charge of domestic battery in the presence of a child, a Class D felony. Bruce L. Jone, 26, of Northcrest Mobile Home Park, Butler, was arrested Sunday at 4:20 p.m. by the Butler Police Department on a charge of possession of precursors, a Class C felony.

‘Sexist’ emails alleged from ex-Ivy Tech board chairman INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The former board chairman of Ivy Tech Community College sent emails with political diatribes, sexist jokes and nude pictures of women to state officials before college officials asked him to stop earlier this year, a report Sunday said. V. Bruce Walkup sent the emails to officials including Ivy Tech President Tom Snyder; Jeff Terp, Ivy Tech’s senior vice president for engagement Jeff Terp, Earl Goode, then the chief of staff to former Gov. Mitch Daniels; and Rob Carter Jr., the former director of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources who’s now Ivy tech’s security chief, The Indianapolis Star reported. One email suggested a skunk as a new symbol for President Barack Obama: “It is half black, half white, and everything it does stinks.” Terp and Snyder did not open any of the emails, Ivy Tech told the Star, which obtained the emails in a public records request. Walkup’s emails continued for at least six months, the Star said. Walkup was asked to stop sending such emails earlier this year, Ivy Tech spokesman Jeff Fanter said. Walkup’s messages are “blocked and deleted,” Terp

said in an email to the Star. Walkup issued a statement through the Ivy Tech saying “I do apologize for any misconceptions or persons I may have offended with these questionable emails.” Walkup, a former IndyCar driver and bank executive, was appointed to the unpaid board position by former Gov. Mitch Daniels in 2005. Daniels, who is now president of Purdue University, said he was unaware of the emails but acknowledged “Bruce Walkup is sort of a salty guy.” Walkup no longer is chairman but remains on the Ivy Tech board. It’s uncertain whether Walkup violated Ivy Tech’s sexual harassment policy because he is an unpaid appointee, not an employee. The policy prohibits “sex-oriented oral or written (including electronic) ‘kidding’ or abuse” and circulating photographs of a sexual nature. Carter, while director of the DNR, extended special privileges to Walkup at least once last fall. He arranged a duck hunting trip with Walkup on public lands without going through a drawing required of other hunters, the Star said. DNR officials said they are investigating whether any rules were broken.

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AUBURN — Habitat for Humanity of Northeast Indiana has three families who have completed the requirements and are on the waiting list for a home. The agency that serves DeKalb, Noble and Steuben counties also has an additional six families who have been board-approved for a home and are working on required classes and sweat equity hours. “It is such an exciting time for us” said board member Marianne Stanley. “But it is also frustrating because we simply don’t have the funding for these

families that are working so hard to make their dream of stable housing a reality.” Habitat is planning a major event with the goal of raising at least $60,000. ManMania is a two-day event that will take place Jan. 11 and 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the National Military History Center and Kruse Automotive Horse Power and Carriage Museum. The event’s primary audience will be adult males. Activities will include demonstrations, tough-man contests, vendors, food and drink, museum admission and a Habitat ReStore section.

Habitat is looking for event sponsors. Sponsorship levels are $5,000, Super Man Sponsor; $3,000 Mega Man Sponsor; $2,000 Tough Man Sponsor; and $1,000 Manly Man Sponsor. There are multiple sponsorship benefits, including company listings in event brochures, posters and banners, signage at the event, vendor table space, event tickets and more.

Stanley said Habitat’s northeast Indiana chapter holds mortgages for 54 partner families in DeKalb, Noble and Steuben counties. “We know how to build, and we know how to make family dreams become a reality,” Stanley said. “We just need funding to make it happen.” Tickets for ManMania will go on sale Nov. 1 and cost $20 apiece. Call the Habitat office at 925-2508 for ticket information. For sponsorship information, contact Stanley at mstanley1303@att.net or call the Habitat office.

Fall color signals changes for birds Every October, at least once usually on a day when the bright blue sky of the fall season is masked by clouds, I read about the chemical changes occurring then in tree leaves. These are the changes that result in the colors of fall. The changes involve the the OUTDOOR loss, breakdown NOTES of chlorothe Neil Case phyl, green color of spring and summer, and that exposes chemicals called carotenoids, which have the yellow and orange and brown pigments of fall. At the same time, other chemicals are being formed, chemicals called anthocyanins, and those produce the red and purple pigments of fall. When I was very young, I was told that Jack Frost spread the colors of fall, painting leaves red and yellow and orange on frosty nights. That didn’t seem right to me even when I was very young, because some of the leaves always changed color before there was any frost, before I waked in the morning and saw frost on my bedroom window. Decreasing length of day, autumn’s changing colors, falling leaves speckling the ground with red and yellow and brown, the flowers of Queen Anne’s lace turning brown and curling up into shapes like bird nests, and goldenrod blossoms losing their gold and turning to brown are all signs of fall. Farmers harvesting their corn and soybeans leaving

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fields of stubble, all these things are a backdrop for things that interest me more, the activities of birds. There is no precise time when bird activities we associate with summer change to activities of fall. Shorebirds that nest farther north, in the tundra, sandpipers and dowitchers and yellowlegs, finish nesting and begin migrating south while robins and mourning doves, goldfinches and catbirds and many other of our resident songbirds are still feeding nestlings or fledglings. The first conspicuous bird activity indicating a change from summer to fall bird, other than an occasional flock of shore birds, is starlings and male red-winged blackbirds gathering in flocks. During the day, these flocks drift about the countryside, landing in fields and feeding.

It’s the time to go to lakes and look for flocks of ducks.”

The starlings feed on insects and seeds on the ground, the redwings often go to fields of corn where they feed on the ears and make themselves unpopular with the farmers. At dusk, flocks of each join together in communal roosts. Robins disappear from lawns as tree leaves begin to change color. They, too, gather in flocks, but instead of going to fields to feed, they go to woodlots and forests where they scavenge for fruits and insects. Then one day, I realize I haven’t seen a flock of red-winged blackbirds during the day for several days, and I recognize that fall migration is no longer just an occasional flock of shore birds from farther north passing through. This then is the time to get outdoors, to visit woods and look for fall warblers. It’s the time to go to lakes and look for flocks of ducks. On days when the weather is

Notre Dame official may run for U.S. House SOUTH BEND (AP) — A University of Notre Dame official says Democratic Party leaders are encouraging him to run for northern Indiana’s 2nd District U.S. House seat against first-term incumbent Republican Jackie Walorski. Joseph Bock, director of global health training for Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Health, told the South Bend Tribune for a report Sunday that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is encouraging him to run and he could formally announce his candidacy this month. “I’m taking a very serious look at it,” Bock said. The committee and state and district Democratic leaders have been searching

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cold and wintry, it’s the time to drive slowly on country roads hoping to see a flock of snow buntings or Lapland longspurs. I once saw a flock of common redpolls in the grass along the edge of a road. I looked carefully at each bird in the flock as I always do when I see redpolls, hoping to spot a hoary redpoll, a bird I had never seen then and still haven’t. I don’t have to go outdoors to look for fall migrants or winter arrivals. I looked away from my computer screen and out the window at the bird feeder beyond one morning recently, and a red-breasted nuthatch landed on the feeder. White-breasted nuthatches visit that feeder year-round, but a red-breasted is a winter visitor. Does this one in October indicate winter weather is on the way?

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Briefs • Bomber kills scores at Baghdad cafe in day of violence BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber slammed his explosive-laden car Sunday night into a busy cafe in Iraq’s capital, part of a day of violence across the country that killed 45 people, authorities said. The bombing at the cafe in Baghdad’s primarily Shiite Amil neighborhood happened as it was full of customers. The cafe and a nearby juice shop is a favorite hang out in the neighborhood for young people, who filled the area at the time of the explosions. The blast killed 35 people and wounded 45, Iraqi officials said. Violence has been on the rise in Iraq following a deadly crackdown by security forces on a Sunni protest camp in the northern town of Hawijah in April. At least 385 have died in attacks in Iraq so far this month, according to an Associated Press count.

Iranian warns of nuclear pressues TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s parliament speaker warned Sunday that lawmakers could call for stepped-up atomic work if the West presses too hard for concessions in ongoing nuclear negotiations. The message from Ali Larijani — less than a week after talks resumed — appears aimed at both envoys from the West and Iran’s negotiation team, which is led by Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. It also highlights the political jockeying inside Iran between backers of moderate-leaning President Hassan Rouhani and hard-liners wary of his outreach to Washington. Larijani’s comments follow appeals by some members of the U.S. Congress to tighten sanctions on Iran despite the nuclear negotiations and historic diplomatic breakthroughs last month, including President Barack Obama’s telephone call to Rouhani. Larijani, meanwhile, told Iran’s representatives that parliament would not permit world powers to impose “special measures� on the country beyond the obligations laid out by the U.N. treaty overseeing nuclear activity, such as U.N. monitoring and inspection.

Hollywood • Clooney’s ‘Gravity’ pulls it weight at box office HOLLLYWOD — “Gravityâ€? outweighed the box office for the third week in a row, raking in another $31 million, according to industry reports. The movie stars George Clooney as Clooney an astronaut. In the No. 2 spot was “Captain Phillipsâ€? with $17.3. The Tom Hanks film, which is based on a true story, has grossed a total of $53.3 million in two weeks. Horror remake “Carrieâ€? took the third spot with an even $17 million in its opening weekend. It was followed by “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2,â€? which took in $10.1 million in its fourth weekend of release. Coming in at No. 5 was “Escape Planâ€? with $9.8 million. “Prisonersâ€? and “Enough Saidâ€? followed with $2.1 million and $1.8 million, respectively. “The Fifth Estate,â€? based on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (Benedict Cumberbatch) came in at a disappointing ninth spot. The flick, which grossed just $1.7 million.

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Tough week for Obamacare rollout WASHINGTON (AP) — Last week, President Barack Obama gathered some of his top advisers in the Oval Office to discuss the problem-plagued rollout of his health care legislation. He told his team the administration had to own up to the fact that there were no excuses for not having the health care website ready to operate on Day One. The admonition from a frustrated president came amid the embarrassing start to sign-ups for the health care insurance exchanges. The president is expected to address the cascade of computer problems today during an event at the White

House. Administration officials say more than 476,000 health insurance applications have been filed through federal and state exchanges. The figures mark the most detailed measure yet of the problem-plagued rollout of the insurance market place. However, the officials continue to refuse to say how many people have actually enrolled in the insurance markets. And without enrollment figures, it’s unclear whether the program is on track to reach the 7 million people projected by the Congressional Budget Office to gain coverage during the

six-month sign-up period. The first three weeks of sign-ups have been marred by a cascade of computer problems, which the administration says it is working around the clock to correct. The rough rollout has been a black eye for Obama, who invested significant time and political capital in getting the law passed during his first term. The officials said technology experts from inside and outside the government are being brought in to work on the glitches, though they did not say how many workers were being added. Officials did say staffing has been increased at call

centers by about 50 percent. As problems persist on the federally run website, the administration is encouraging more people to sign up for insurance over the phone. The officials would not discuss the health insurance rollout by name and were granted anonymity. Despite the widespread problems, the White House has yet to fully explain what went wrong with the online system consumers were supposed to use to sign up for coverage. Administration officials initially blamed a high volume of interest from ordinary Americans for the frozen screens that

many people encountered. Since then, they have also acknowledged problems with software and some elements of the system’s design. Interest in the insurance markets appears to continue to be high. Officials said about 19 million people have visited HealthCare.gov as of Friday night. Of the 476,000 applications that have been started, just over half have been from the 36 states where the federal government is taking the lead in running the markets. The rest of the applications have come from the 14 states running their own markets, along with Washington, D.C.

Florida asks: How could this escape happen? PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Back in custody after using forged documents to escape their life sentences, two convicted killers were being grilled on Sunday by law enforcement authorities who said they expect to make more arrests in a case that has given both court and corrections officials in Florida a black eye. Among the questions being posed to Joseph Jenkins and Charles Walker: Who forged the papers? Who helped you run from police? What other prisoners have gotten away with this? Who was coming from Atlanta to whisk you out of Florida? “I can tell you, there will be more arrests,� Florida

NJ gays deal with new law TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — With the advent of same-sex marriage in New Jersey, couples are thrilled and, in many cases, confused about how to proceed. Advocates and others are claiming that the state of New Jersey did not give ample instructions to town clerks and others on how to administer marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Same-sex marriages were scheduled to begin today at 12:01 a.m. The New Jersey Supreme Court last week refused to delay a lower court order for the state to start recognizing marriages. The case, however, is still on appeal. Several couples planned to marry minutes after the state began recognizing the unions. Yet other said they had not been able to get a license. New Jersey law requires that couples wait three days between obtaining a license.

Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey told a news conference Sunday, hours after Jenkins and Walker, both 34, were arrested without incident at a motel in Panama City. “We will be backtracking to those who helped carry out this fraud and along the way we will be looking closely at anyone who may have helped harbor these fugitives,� Bailey said. Jenkins and Walker, both 34, were captured Saturday night at the Coconut Grove Motor Inn in Panama City Beach, a touristy area of putt-putt courses and go-kart tracks. Hours earlier, their families had held a news conference in Orlando — 350 miles away — urging

them to surrender. The men, who had fled the Orlando area after word of their ruse became public, did not know law enforcement was on the way to Panama City. They were waiting in the motel for someone to arrive from Atlanta to take them out of state, Bailey said, adding that authorities don’t yet know who that person was or where the convicts planned to go. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is working with Georgia authorities to answer those questions, he said. “They had to have had help — a lot of help — to get to where they were last night,� Bailey said. He said the men were unarmed and

didn’t have much money on them. Bailey’s department is pursuing a tip that someone was offering to forge documents for prisoners for $8,000. He said there are at least two other recent cases where prisoners were thwarted trying to use fake documents to escape. “The documents themselves looked good, they looked official,� Bailey said, although they contained the signatures of people who normally don’t deal with release documents,

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KENDALLVILLE — Jerry James Wilson, 23, of Kendallville, died Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. at Parkview Noble Hospital, Kendallville. Jerry was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Dec. 13, 1989 to Jerry Wilson and Barbara Mr. Wilson Ann (Shuty) Miller. He graduated from East Noble High School in 2009. In the past, Jerry worked at Foundations of Albion. Survivors include his mother, Barbara and James Miller of Kendallville; his father, Jerry Wilson of Pittsburgh; his sisters, Jennifer Wilson and Jarod Parker of Wolcottville, and Courtney Wilson and Greg Crager of Kendallville; his maternal grandparents, Robert and Diane Shuty of Kendallville; his paternal grandmother, Janet Wilson of Etna, Pa.; his maternal great-grandmother, Catherine Shuty of Pennsylvania; and his godparents, Rex Blech of Kendallville and Cindy Duncan of Columbia City. He was preceded in death by great-grandparents, Edwin and Rosemary Blech, and great-grandfather, Michael Robert Shuty. Calling will be Tuesday from 3-7 p.m. at Hite Funeral Home, Kendallville. Services will be Wednesday at 5 p.m. at Hite Funeral Home continuing with a celebration of Jerry’s life gathering at the Kendallville Eagles following the funeral service. There will be an hour of calling before the funeral. Memorials are to his family. Send a condolence to the family or view a video tribute of Jerry by Tuesday at www.hitefuneralhome.com

FORT WAYNE — Kathleen Ann Kokenge , 82, passed away Saturday, October 19, 2013 at the Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Kathleen was a graduate of Central Mrs. Catholic High School Kokenge and Indiana University. She worked as a copywriter with WKJG-TV and was also a fashion coordinator for Wolf and Mrs. Dessauer. Kokenge She was a member of the Cedar Creek Women’s Club, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Art League and Bishop Dwenger Saints Alive. She enjoyed spending weekends at Lake Wawasee and vacationing in Siesta Key Florida. Surviving are her husband of 57 years, Robert E. Kokenge; son, Robert A (Elaine) Kokenge of Warsaw; daughter, Christine (John) O’Rourke of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Laurel and Patrick O’Rourke; and eight nieces and nephews. Kathleen was preceded in death by her parents Ernest and Florence Hackman and sister, Jeanmarie Coffee. Mass of Christian Burial is Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 10:30 am at St. Jude Catholic Church, 2130 Pemberton Drive with calling one hour prior. Fr. Jake Runyon officiating. Calling will also be Tuesday, October 15, 2013 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at D. O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Chapel 1320 Robert Hillegass E Dupont Rd. Burial in GARRETT — Robert Catholic Cemetery, Fort Hillegass, 82, of Garrett died Wayne. Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013 at his Memorials may be made home. to the Masses. Arrangements are To sign the online guest pending at Thomas Funeral book, go to www.domccomHome, Garrett. bandsons.com.

Gloria Payton KENDALLVILLE — Gloria Jean Payton, 62, of rural Kendallville died Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at her home. Calling will be Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. at Hite Funeral Home, Kendallville. Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with an hour of calling before services. Burial will be later at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, rural Kendallville. Memorials are to the American Heart Association.

Louise Berkley FORT WAYNE — Louise Luetta Berkley, 89, died Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Covington Memorial Funeral Home, 8408 Covington Road, Fort Wayne, with calling one hour before services. Burial will be in Covington Memorial Gardens.

Richard Kruse FORT WAYNE — Richard E. Kruse, 80, of Fort Wayne and formerly of Rome City died Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, in Covington Commons Assisted Living, Fort Wayne. Arrangements are pending at Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, S.R. 9, Wolcottville.

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WOLCOTTVILLE — Linda L. Smith, 72, of Wolcottville died Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, in her residence. Arrangements are pending at Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, S.R. 9, Wolcottville.

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have been perpetrated by men who were apparently not being adequately treated for serious mental illnesses. Those tragedies have focused public attention on the mental health system and made clear that Kennedy’s vision was never fully realized. The legislation did help to usher in positive life-altering changes for people with serious illnesses such as schizophrenia, many of whom now live normal, productive lives with jobs and families. In 1963, the average stay in a state institution for someone with schizophrenia was 11 years. But only half of the proposed centers were ever

built, and those were never fully funded. Meanwhile, about 90 percent of beds have been cut at state hospitals, according to Paul Appelbaum, a Columbia University psychiatry professor and expert in how the law affects the practice of medicine. In many cases, several mental health experts said, that has left nowhere for the sickest people to turn, so they end up homeless, abusing substances or in prison. The three largest mental health providers in the nation today are jails: Cook County in Illinois, Los Angeles County and Rikers Island in New York.

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Campus Corner • Custer graduates from law school, makes dean’s list LANSING, MICH. — Lori Custer of Garrett graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Mich., on Sept. 22. Custer made the dean’s list and received a certificate of appreciation for work done in the Cooley Law School Plus Inc., Elderlaw Clinic.

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AUBURN — Some pets lived in a car, were malnourished or neglected. That was their life in DeKalb County. The DeKalb Humane Society highlighted those stories at its annual fundraiser, The Red Carpet Event, at the National Military History Center Thursday night. Guests supported the shelter by bidding to purchase a new well for $6,000 and bidding in live and silent auctions. The DeKalb Humane Society started in 1975, and 80 percent of its annual budget is provided by donors. Organizers for the Red Carpet Event sold a record 140 tickets. While guests enjoyed a catered meal, the animals who found loving homes walked the red carpet with their new owners. One animal, Wicket, a donkey, was taken from his DeKalb County home in 2011 after a neglect case. Matthew and Mary Worman of Albion adopted him nearly one year ago from Shadaroba Horse Rescue in Churubusco. “When we saw Wicket, he stood there and put his head on our daughter’s chest,” Mary Worman said. She knew then that they wanted to adopt him. “He is very gentle,” Mary Worman said. With the Wormans, Wicket found a new job as a therapy donkey. The couple visit nursing homes in Kendallville and Albion with the Noble County Saddle Club and thought Wicket would be a good addition to the group. “People who don’t communicate any more will reach out and smile and laugh,” Mary Worman said. ‘They will touch and love him.” Today, Wicket lives a life of leisure, roaming on 10 acres in Albion with other animals. The Wormans even purchased an old van and renovated the back with enough space for Wicket. “He’s the world’s fastest donkey,” Matthew Worman said. “He rides in the back of van, doing about 70 mph.” Another animal found a loving home because of a school assignment.

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Addison Cox, 9, of Auburn wrote a persuasive paper to her mother, Jodi, about why she needed a dog — specifically a golden retriever. Jodi took her daughter to the shelter in March and they found Lucky, a rescued golden retriever with a broken leg. Lucky was brought to the shelter after he was found on the side of the road in the middle of winter. He had a broken leg and severe lacerations. He stayed in the office with the shelter manager, Anna Feller, because he was too big for the shelter’s kennels, Cox said. “He’s jumpy,” Jodi Cox said. “If he doesn’t know you, he will bark.” The shelter recently replaced its roof with money raised by donors, Feller said. A new play area also has been added. “Dogs are supervised in the play area,” Feller said. “We can do meet-and-greets.” The shelter has four full-time employees and five part-time employees. Each week, Feller estimates nearly 5-10 people volunteer at the shelter. “Weekends are busier, because people have more time,” Feller said.

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GARRETT — A Strike Out Cancer benefit is planned Saturday at Garrett Bowl. The cost is $40 per team of four bowlers. Registration for the event begins at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Bowling will take place at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Garrett Bowl is at 110 W. Keyser St., across from the post office. For more information, call 357-4871. Proceeds from the bowl go to Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana.

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Lots of people were inconvenienced and some lives were seriously disrupted, but most Americans weren’t personally touched by the shutdown. Less than one-third said someone in their home was affected, according to an NBC News/ Wall Street Journal poll conducted Oct. 7-9. That doesn’t mean they shrugged off the effects beyond their front door. About two-thirds in that poll felt the shutdown was harming the economy. Consumer confidence dropped to its lowest level in more than a year, according to Gallup polling.

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is scaring holiday shoppers. Last year politicians slowed sales by hanging the threat of a “fiscal cliff� over the holiday season, before working out a deal in the new year. This year, the government shutdown already has taken a toll. Economists and Standard & Poor’s estimate that it cost the economy $24 billion, or about $75 for every U.S. resident. Consumers may stay worried, especially if they hear bad news from Republican and Democratic lawmakers who are meeting over the next two months in hopes of reaching a spending deal to avert another fiscal standoff in January.

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LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Still far from being a good team, the Washington Redskins are at least a successful team for a change. The Redskins gave up a special teams touchdown to Devin Hester — who didn’t see that coming? — and had their defense shredded by a backup quarterback playing his first regular season game in 21 months. They took advantage of an injury-depleted Chicago Bears defense and scored their most points since 2005, needing every morsel of offense from Robert Griffin III and Co., right down to Roy Helu’s game-deciding 3-yard touchdown with 45 seconds remaining. They beat the Bears 45-41 Sunday, raising their record to 2-4

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Packers beat Browns GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers, despite an undermanned cast, vs. Brandon Weeden was no contest. Rodgers threw for 260 yards and three touchdowns, Eddie Lacy ran for another score, and the Packers grinded out a 31-13 win Sunday over the Cleveland Browns. Lacy finished with 82 yards, while tight end Jermichael Finley had a 10-yard touchdown catch in the first quarter before leaving with a neck injury. Green Bay (4-2) won its third straight and took over first place in the NFC North. Rodgers finished 25 for 36 in methodically carving up Cleveland (3-4) despite already being without two of his top targets in injured receivers James Jones and Randall Cobb. Then Finley left with about 10 minutes to go with a neck injury after a late hit by Brown safety Tashaun Gipson on a 10-yard gain. He was carted off the field, and the team later said Finley had movement and feeling in his extremities. The defense took care of the rest against a struggling Weeden, who finished 17 for 42 for 149 yards. The Browns’ Jordan Cameron caught a 2-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter to cut the lead to 11 with 6:09 left. Cleveland thought it caught a huge break after recovering an onside kick, only for the play to be erased by an offside penalty. The Packers got the ball back, and Rodgers found Jarrett Boykin for a 20-yard touchdown and a 31-13 lead. Boykin, making his first start at receiver with Jones and Cobb out, finished with eight catches for 103 yards.

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while not doing much to alleviate the doubts surrounding the reigning NFC East champions. “When we go watch the film,” Griffin said, “we won’t watch it with smiles on our face. … But I think we made enough plays today to win the game, and that’s all matters.” Griffin completed 18 of 29 passes for 298 yards with two touchdowns and one interception, and he also ran 11 times for a season-high 84 yards. Helu rushed for three scores, and third-round rookie tight end Jordan Reed had a breakout performance with 134 yards and a touchdown, catching all nine passes thrown his way. “Every game is big, but we sure needed it after being 1-4,” coach Mike Shanahan said. “You don’t SEE BEARS, PAGE B2

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DETROIT (AP) — In a scene emblematic of Detroit’s postseason downfall, Max Scherzer could only watch. In fact, there was little any of the Tigers’ starting pitchers could AP have done differently to prevent Cincinnati Bengals kicker Mike Nugent (2) kicks the fourth quarter of an NFL game Sunday in another disappointing ending to a a 54-yard field goal against the Detroit Lions in Detroit. Cincinnati beat the Lions 27-24. fine year. “Normally if you pitch the way we pitched in this series, you would probably think that you had won,” manager Jim Leyland said. The Tigers lost the AL champiDETROIT (AP) — Andy Dalton Cincinnati a win after it blew a last timeout with 4 seconds left to onship series to Boston in six and Matthew Stafford combined 14-point, fourth-quarter lead at set up Nugent’s game-winning field games because the few weaknesses to throw a lot of highlight-worthy Buffalo. goal. they had all seemed to hurt them at passes — especially to A.J. Green “I love how confident everyone “Pretty clutch kick, two weeks the worst possible time. Whether and Calvin Johnson. always is,” Nugent said. “Nobody in a row,” Dalton said. it was an unreliable bullpen, poor But the Cincinnati Bengals used freaks out. I think it all begins with Dalton was pretty good again, baserunning or shaky fielding, the superior special teams for a second (Marvin Lewis) because he and his too. Red Sox took advantage of every straight hard-fought road win, staff don’t get too high or too low.” He was 24 of 34 for 372 yards, Detroit flaw. 27-24 against the Detroit Lions on The Lions (4-3) rallied from an the third-highest total of his career Now the Tigers must look Sunday. 11-point, third-quarter deficit and and threw three touchdown passes ahead to 2014, with a core of Mike Nugent’s 54-yard field looked as if they did enough to send for the second straight game. He players that has done everything goal as time expired won it, but the game to OT, but rookie Sam didn’t have an interception. Detroit could ask for — except win two punts and a blocked field goal Martin shanked a punt just 28 yards After Dalton was sacked for a World Series for the Motor City also were crucial. to midfield in the final minute. the first and only time Sunday, for the first time since 1984. “We wrote a pretty good script “I thought they were going to Bengals punter Kevin Huber hit a The first question — as it there at the end,” Bengals coach try blocking the punt and I rushed perfect, 45-yard punt that pinned was last offseason — is whether Marvin Lewis said. myself,” Martin said. “I was trying Detroit to its 6 with 1:43 left. Leyland will be back. He’s been The AFC North-leading Bengals to put the ball on the sideline and “We were in a tough spot,” working on one-year contracts the (5-2) won a game for the second keep it away from the returner and Stafford said. “If we would have last couple seasons, and although straight week by the same score I pulled it.” dropped back in a pass play on he’s given no indication he plans thanks to Nugent’s right foot. He Dalton threw two short passes to that first play, I would have been to leave, nothing is official. made an overtime kick to give gain 15 yards and called the team’s in my own end zone.” The Tigers have won three straight AL Central titles and reached the ALCS each of those years. The 2012 season ended when Detroit was swept in the World Series by San Francisco, and this year’s team nearly won the pennant again on the strength of a stellar starting rotation. TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) Scherzer, Justin Verlander, — Everyone expects the big Anibal Sanchez and Doug Fister one to happen at Talladega combined for a 2.39 ERA as Superspeedway. starters in the postseason, but For some reason, it never the Tigers weren’t able to take occurred Sunday. advantage. After beating Oakland Oh sure, there was a wreck on in a five-game division series, the final lap, which allowed Jamie Detroit blanked Boston 1-0 in McMurray to coast to the victory Game 1 of the ALCS and had a under caution. 5-0 lead in Game 2 — but David But by the standards of this Ortiz’s series-turning grand slam place, it was about as clean as can off closer Joaquin Benoit helped be. the Red Sox rally to win that game. “Once you get toward the end, In Game 3, Justin Verlander it usually gets more intense and allowed his only run of the everybody starts taking bigger AP postseason, and that was enough risks,” McMurray said. “I was for a 1-0 win by Boston. Detroit’s listening to my spotter and he Sprint Cup Series driver Jamie McMurray (1) celebrates after would say, ‘A line is forming, but winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at the Talladega once-powerful offense became increasingly limited because of it’s not very organized and they’re Superspeedway in Talladega, Ala., Sunday. injuries to Miguel Cabrera and not making up any ground.’ I’m Prince Fielder’s inability to hit for really surprised they couldn’t put in the crash was Casey Mears, who though he settled for 26th after power. something together to make more slammed into Dillon’s car and sent going to the final lap in third. A grand slam by Shane of a run. I’m shocked by that, it flying into the air before it came A race known for massive actually. I thought guys would take back down upright. Everyone was crashes was essentially trouble free. Victorino — again off a Detroit reliever after Scherzer had been bigger chances at the end.” OK. There was a minor wreck early on pulled — enabled the Red Sox to McMurray won for the first time “I was trying to go for the win when Marcos Ambrose got loose in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series there,” said Dillon, who was filling in front of the main grandstand and end the series with a win in Game 6. since 2010, snapping a 108-race in for injured Tony Stewart in the took out Juan Pablo Montoya, and “The difference really, when winless streak, and didn’t even No. 14 car and competing in just 103 consecutive laps under green have to worry about a planned his 12th Sprint Cup race. “A wild until the yellow and checkered flags you look at the series, is they hit a couple of big bombs and we just last-lap charge from Dale Earnhardt ride. I just have to thank NASCAR waved together at the end. didn’t quite do that,” Leyland said. Jr. after Dillon spun coming out of for everything they have done for Earnhardt settled for second, “They hit a couple of timely, two the second turn. safety. That hit was fine. I got to followed by Ricky Stenhouse Jr., or three really timely home runs.” The only other driver collected drive the car back” to the garage, Paul Menard and Kyle Busch.

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WILMINGTON, Ohio — Trine University’s teams took part in Wilmington College’s #JennaStrong Fall Classic Friday with teams at various college levels. The Thunder men were 22nd with 570 points while the Trine women placed 27th with 762. The Trine men were paced by freshman Austin Ganger in 27th place in an 8-kilometer time of 26:03.16. Adam Schaaf was 110th in 27:17.23. Michael Hammond was 151st in 27:48.12, and West Noble High graduate Aaron Mast was 177th in 28:09.47. Garrett’s Ariel McCoy led the Thunder women in 133rd place in 20 minutes, 37.37 seconds for 5 kilometers. Kelsey Ortiz was 184th in 21:23.44, and Cynthia Yoder 202nd in 21:34.42. Fremont’s Tyler Herber was 25th for Huntington out of 416 men’s runners in 26:00.17. Ball State freshman Ericka Rinehart of Angola placed 46th out of 398 runners in the women’s race in 19:27.03.

Trine University went 1-1 in Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association match this past weekend. It won at home over Saint Mary’s Friday 25-17, 25-22, 25-16, but lost at Adrian 25-27, 25-23, 25-23, 25-19 on Saturday. The Thunder (11-14 overall) are in sixth place in the MIAA at 5-8. They are 1 1/2 matches out of fourth place and the final qualifying spot for the MIAA Tournament with three conference matches left to play. On Saturday, Jordan Brisson had 11 kills and Kristi Walker had 16 digs for the Bulldogs (9-14, 4-9 MIAA). Carly Searles had 44 assists, 14 digs and nine kills for Trine. Taylor Rabel had 15 kills and three block assists. Carlee Felber had 24 digs. Lauren Verkamp had 19 digs and six kills. On Friday, Rabel had 11 kills and Felber had 16 digs for the Thunder. Searles had 29 assists, seven digs and two block assists. Verkamp added eight kills, seven digs and two aces for the Thunder.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Trine University’s men’s team lost to Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association co-leader Calvin 6-2 on Saturday. The Thunder scored first. But the Knights (8-5, 7-2 MIAA) led 3-2 at halftime before pulling away in the second half. Travis Vegter had two goals for Calvin. Mac Green and Kenny Rappuhn scored for Trine (2-11-1, 0-9). Karston Shephard and Bill Wilson each had an assist. Chris Stewart made two saves in goal.

Bulldogs defeat TU women ANGOLA — Trine University’s women’s soccer team lost to Adrian 6-0 in a Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association match Saturday played at home. Sam Barker had three goals and an assist for the Bulldogs (10-5, 8-4 MIAA), who led 4-0 at the half. Sloan Davis made three saves in goal for the Thunder (2-12, 1-11).

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want to dig yourself a bigger hole.” The Redskins’ two victories have come against backup QBs — Matt Flynn, who has since been released by the Oakland Raiders — and now Josh McCown, who entered Sunday’s game in the second quarter after Jay Cutler left with a groin injury. McCown was seeing his first action since the 2011 season, but the Bears improved with him in the game. Chicago had 46 yards of total offense in the first half and 313 in the second. He completed 14 of 20 passes for 204 yards, including a 7-yard touchdown pass to Martellus Bennett that gave his team a 41-38 lead with 3:57 to play. “I didn’t ask him what he liked, what he didn’t like,” Bears coach Marc Trestman said. “I just called the plays according to the plan we had put together. I thought he functioned very well in the offense.” Matt Forte rushed for three touchdowns, Alshon Jeffery had 105 yards receiving, and Hester tied Deion Sanders’ NFL record for return touchdowns with an 81-yard punt runback, but the Bears (4-3) couldn’t keep up because the defense was running out of playmakers. Having already lost middle linebacker D.J. Williams and two defensive tackles to season-ending injuries, Chicago had to make do without linebacker Lance Briggs (shoulder) and Charles Tillman (knee) down the stretch after both were hurt in the second half. “They’ve been here a long time, made a lot of plays. Definitely wish we could have had them out there,” linebacker Jonathan Bostic said. Cutler was injured when he was brought down on the first career sack by 333-pound nose tackle Chris Baker. Cutler clutched at the top of his left leg and limped off the field. He will have an MRI on Monday. Trestman didn’t have an update on Briggs or Tillman.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jamaal Charles ran for 86 yards and a touchdown, Alex Smith also ran for a score and the scrappy Chiefs held off the banged-up Houston Texans 17-16 on Sunday to remain unbeaten. The Chiefs were forced to punt the ball to Houston with 1:46 left in the game. But after Case Keenum threw an incompletion on first down, the young quarterback was stripped by linebacker Tamba Hali at his 2. Derrick Johnson recovered the fumble for the Chiefs. Kansas City (7-0) extended the second-best start in franchise history. The 2003 team began the season 9-0. Keenum, making his first NFL start in place of the injured Matt Schaub, threw for 271 yards and a touchdown for the Texans (2-5). But he didn’t get much help from his run game after Arian Foster left in the first quarter with a hamstring injury and did not return. Jets 30, Patriots 27, OT In East Rutherford, N.J., Nick Folk kicked a 42-yard field goal with 5:07 left in overtime. Folk got a second chance after he missed a 56-yarder moments earlier. But Chris Jones was called for unsportsmanlike conduct for pushing a teammate forward to try to block the kick, a new NFL rule. New York, given new life, ran the ball three times to set up Folk’s winner. Geno Smith threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score as the Jets (4-3) topped Tom Brady and the Patriots (5-2). New England tied it at 27 with 16 seconds left in regulation on Stephen Gostkowski’s 44-yard field goal. Steelers 19, Ravens 16 In Pittsburgh, Shaun Suisham drilled a 42-yard field goal with no time remaining. Suisham’s fourth field goal of the day pushed the Steelers (2-4) to their second straight win. Ben Roethlisberger completed 17 of 23 passes for 160 yards and a touchdown. He hit Antonio Brown

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Prep Cross Country Saturday West Noble Regional at Ligonier Girls Team Scores (top 5 qualify for the New Haven Semistate Saturday at The Plex, FW) 1. Carroll 42, 2. Homestead 94, 3. Concordia 107, 4. Fremont 128, 5. Bishop Dwenger 134, 6. Snider 154, 7. DeKalb 173, 8. West Noble 178, 9. East Noble 190, 10. Angola 217. Girls Top 31 (i-semistate qualifiers from teams that did not qualify for semistate) 1. A. Hostetler (F) 18:41.94, 2. i-Marriott (Leo) 18:53.63, 3. Konow (Con) 18:59.15, 4. Fruchey (Car) 18:59.77, 5. i-Roush (Columbia City) 19:03.27, 6. Metzger (Car) 19:04.27, 7. Distelrath (Home) 19:06.14, 8. Walther (Home) 19:08.22, 9. i-Zawadzke (EN) 19:19.56, 10. i-Dirr (PH) 19:28.57, 11. i-McCormick (DK) 19:30.9, 12. i-Korte (A) 19:32.39, 13. Doty (Car) 19:33.07, 14. i-Bri. Fensler (Sni) 19:34.69, 15. Whaley (Car) 19:44.93, 16. Morris (Car) 19:46.11, 17. Chastain (Car) 19:48.31, 18. Welch (F) 19:50.97, 19. i-M. Malcolm (Garrett) 19:53.37, 20. i-A. Cruz (WN) 19:54.83, 21. Harrison (Con) 19:55.94, 22. Greene (Con) 20:01.08, 23. Brelage (BD) 20:05.45, 24. i-Thieme (F.W. North Side) 20:06.74, 25. Batt (Home) 20:09.01, 26. Bolton (Northrop) 20:15.38, 27. Woosley (F) 20:17.7, 28. Kilbane (BD) 20:20.04, 29. Nemitz (Whitko) 20:23.61, 30. Cade (F) 20:25.71, 31. Bre. Fensler (Sni) 20:27.79. Remaining local girls results Other East Noble: 32. Casselman 20:28.97, 64. McLaughlin 21:51.03, 70. Hardiek 22:18.34, 76. Jes. Vandiver 22:40, 77. Allen 22:40.03, 86. C. Jones 24:31.07. Other DeKalb: 35. Robinett 20:40.1, 50. Teders 21:15.05, 61. Beachy 21:43.9, 68. Rieke 22:03.09, 79. Hernandez 22:45.53, 84. Miazgowicz 23:54.79. Other West Noble: 38. K. Jones 20:43.27, 39. Rojas 20:47.09,65. Ness 21:55.86, 71. Salas 22:22.43, 78. C. Ratliff 22:40.95, Leatherman 24:38.59. Other Angola: 45. Buck 21:01.02, 74. Olson 22:30.27, 75. Natalie Roe 22:34.4, 80. M. Clemens 22:58.99, 83. Siders 23:24.59, 85. Barge 24:19.39. Lakeland: 48. M. Maskow 21:12.61,72. A. Maskow 22:22.85, 81. M. Burchett 23:06.99. Other Prairie Heights: 52. C. Scott 21:21.24. Westview: 53. Franklin 21:21.66, 60. Warren 21:41.92, 63. Barker 21:49.26, 69. Weaver 22:16.55. Other Garrett: 56. Stump 21:25.43. Other Fremont: 88. McCrea 24:42.31. Boys Team Scores (top 5 qualify for the New Haven Semistate Saturday at The Plex, Fort Wayne) 1. Carroll 50, 2. Bishop Dwenger 64, Homestead 95, 4. Concordia 101, 5. West Noble 126, 6. DeKalb 166, 7. Snider 185, 8. East Noble 201, 9. Lakeland 227, 10. Prairie Heights 273. Boys Top 31 (i-semistate qualifiers from teams that did not qualify for semistate) 1. Panning (Con) 15:28.24, 2. i-M. Beckmann (DK) 15:54.94, 3. Clements (Car) 16:09.26, 4. B. Arnold (WN) 16:19.6, 5. B. Law (Home) 16:22.6, 6. Schmeling (Car) 16:25.41, 7. Tippmann (BD) 16:31.29, 8. Klein (BD) 16:37.5, 9. i-Emmanuel (F.W. North Side) 16:45.08, 10. i-Jos. Vandiver (EN) 16:47, 11. Adgalanis (BD) 16:47.82, 12. Pyle (WN) 16:49.06, 13. Kreilach (Car) 16:49.16, 14. Unger (Car) 16:50.92, 15. Koteskey (Home) 16:50.93, 16. Sutaphong (Con) 16:53.02, 17. Schwartz (Car) 16:54.82, 18. i-Ratliff (FWNS) 16:55.55, 19. McIntyre (BD) 16:55.96, 20. i-Starnes (Northrop) 16:56.71, 21. Ehlers (Con) 17:00.3, 22. i-Beams (Fremont) 17:01.16, 23. Kelty (Car) 17:04.52, 24. S. Moore (Home) 17:05.66, 25. Hamilton (Car) 17:06.2, 26. Wuest (BD) 17:07.67, 27. i-Mortorff (Angola) 17:08.18, 28. Scholl (Home) 17:08.28, 29. i-Travis (DK) 17:13.24, 30. i-Nate Roe (A) 17:13.56, 31. i-Peck (Sni) 17:13.88. Remaining local boys results Lakeland: 32. Trost 17:15.69, 43. K. Burchett 17:30.08, 57. E. Herber 17:45.74, 74. Chrisman 18:13.55, 86. Wadsworth 19:51.16, 87. Riehl 19:59.63, 88. Arseneau 20:08.7. Other West Noble: 33. Deluna 17:16.38, 44. Campos 17:32.24, 61. L. Weimer 17:47.57, 68. J. Contreras 18:01.75, 72. E. Contreras 18:10.13. Other East Noble: 37. Kane 17:19.84, 60. Klinger 17:46.85, 76. Gorski 18:20.33, 77. Kline 18:26.66, 82. Herrera 18:37.4, 83. Shull 18:46.19. Prairie Heights: 45. M. Perkins 17:32.99, 73. Josh Perkins 18:13.08, 75. Gunthorp 18:13.74, 80. Ja. Perkins 18:37.03, 84. R. Lewis 18:57.65, 89. A. Steele 20:19.44, 90. Garman 22:01.6. Other Fremont: 47. D. Schmucker 17:35.28. Other DeKalb: 56. Graham 17:44.24, 63. McBride 17:52.33, 64. Beakas 17:52.48, 78. Baldwin 18:32.09, 79. S. Beckmann 18:36.68. Westview: 59. D. Miller 17:45.99, 67. Flores 17:59.08, 81. Shank 18:37.37. Other Angola: 69. Orn 18:04.39.

College Football MIAA Standings Team MIAA ALL PF Adrian 3-0 6-1 172 Albion 2-0 4-2 148 Hope 2-1 5-2 230 Olivet 1-1 5-1 144 Kalamazoo 1-1 3-3 158 Trine 0-3 3-4 170 Alma 0-3 0-7 75 * — clinched conference title Saturday’s results Adrian 14, Trine 9 Albion 31, Kalamazoo 21 Hope 43, Alma 23 Next Saturday’s games Alma at Albion, 1 p.m Olivet at Adrian, 5 p.m. Kalamazoo at Hope, 7 p.m.

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College Football Summary Saturday Adrian 14, Trine 9 at Fred Zollner Ath. Stadium, Angola Adrian 0 0 14 0 — 14 Trine 0 3 0 6 — 9 Scoring summary Second quarter Trine — Tyler Keck 45 FG, 5:14 Third quarter Adr — Josh Delaney 5 pass from Aaron Tenney (Dustin Salliotte kick) 6:11 Adr — Dae’Von Robinson 15 run (Salliotte kick) 2:24 Fourth quarter Trine — Jared Barton 4 pass from Andrew Dee (run failed) 3:39 Team statistics AC TU First downs 12 15 Rushes-yards 40-122 33-107 Passing (C-A-I) 12-21-0 15-35-0 Passing yards 107 201 Total plays-yards 61-229 68-308 Fumbles-lost 0-0 0-0 Penalties-yards 8-75 6-40 Return yards 47 55 Third-down conv. 4-15 3-16 Fourth-down conv. 2-2 3-3 Sacks-yards lost 0-0 3-13 Punts-Ave. 7-34.6 8-29.1 Time of possession 30:49 29:11 MISSED FIELD GOALS: Keck (TU) 43 (1:07, 2nd), Salliotte (AC) 30 (5:50, 4th). INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING: Adrian — Damon Brown 17-68, Dae’Von Robinson 12-43, Drew Collins 3-24, Kyle Smock 1-0, Sam Joseph 1-(minus-3), TEAM 1-(minus-4), Aaron Tenney 5-(minus-6). Trine — Richard Gunn 33-107. PASSING: Adrian — Tenney 11-19-0, 98 yds., 1 TD pass; Collins 1-2-0, 9 yds., Trine — Dee 15-35-0, 201 yds., 1 TD pass. RECEIVING: Adrian — Nathan Hartline 7-84, Josh Delaney 3-20, Parish Thomas 1-5, Smock 1-(minus-2). Trine — Zach Hess 5-45, Jared Barton 4-72, Gage Corner 2-35, Travis Durham 2-31, Gunn 2-18. Defensive Statistics Adrian’s leading tacklers (solos-assists-total): Curtis Rhoden 9-3-12,

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Charles Fleck 3-4-7, Deontae Bridgeman 3-3-6, Tommy First 3-3-6. Trine’s leading tacklers (solos-assists-total): Derek Posey 3-7-10, Jim West 4-5-9, Louis Danesi 2-7-9, James Gregory 4-4-8, Michael Spears 3-4-7, Ryan Hogan 3-3-6, Tim Elick 2-3-5, Aaron Wolf 0-5-5. Tackles for loss: Adrian 2 (First 1, Bridgeman .5, Hunter Juntunen .5), Trine 5 (Danesi 1, Hogan 1, Tyler Guzy 1, Posey .5, Elick .5, Wolf .5, Caleb Nitz .5). Sacks: Adrian none, Trine 3 (Danesi 2, Posey .5, Wolf .5). Pass breakups: Adrian 5 (Rhoden, Fleck, Bridgeman, Matt Sullivan, Ellis Ewing), Trine 2 (M. Spears, Tony Miranda). Quarterback hurries: Adrian none, Trine 1 (Wolf). Blocked kicks: Adrian 1 (First), Trine none.

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AP College Football Poll The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Oct. 19, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking: Rcd Pts Pv 1. Alabama (55) 7-0 1,495 1 2. Oregon (3) 7-0 1,427 2 3. Florida St. (2) 6-0 1,395 5 4. Ohio St. 7-0 1,309 4 5. Missouri 7-0 1,197 14 6. Baylor 6-0 1,189 12 7. Miami 6-0 1,130 10 8. Stanford 6-1 1,118 13 9. Clemson 6-1 927 3 10. Texas Tech 7-0 904 16 11. Auburn 6-1 867 24 12. UCLA 5-1 832 9 13. LSU 6-2 739 6 14. Texas A&M 5-2 683 7 15. Fresno St. 6-0 550 17 16. Virginia Tech 6-1 509 19 17. Oklahoma 6-1 501 18 18. Louisville 6-1 428 8 19. Oklahoma St. 5-1 382 21 20. South Carolina 5-2 381 11 21. UCF 5-1 345 NR 22. Wisconsin 5-2 258 25 23. N. Illinois 7-0 220 23 24. Michigan 6-1 169 NR 25. Nebraska 5-1 117 NR Others receiving votes: Arizona St. 108, Notre Dame 82, Oregon St. 79, Michigan St. 73, Georgia 30, Mississippi 27, Florida 17, Utah 4, Washington 4, Texas 2, BYU 1, Ball St. 1.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Camping World RV Sales 500 Sunday’s results At Talladega Superspeedway Talladega, Ala. Lap length: 2.66 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (9) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 188 laps, 115.2 rating, 47 points, $236,345. 2. (8) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 188, 119.3, 43, $180,210. 3. (21) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 188, 105.5, 42, $187,596. 4. (34) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 188, 98.9, 40, $154,726. 5. (27) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 188, 79, 40, $162,068. 6. (7) David Ragan, Ford, 188, 74, 39, $133,618. 7. (24) David Gilliland, Ford, 188, 68.9, 37, $122,293. 8. (4) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 188, 91.1, 36, $128,235. 9. (17) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 188, 64.5, 35, $128,493. 10. (20) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 188, 85.7, 35, $132,793. 11. (6) Greg Biffle, Ford, 188, 90.9, 34, $106,710. 12. (33) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 188, 65.6, 32, $134,071. 13. (11) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 188, 119.2, 33, $140,346. 14. (19) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 188, 70.5, 31, $131,671. 15. (36) Michael McDowell, Ford, 188, 70.4, 29, $90,310. 16. (18) Joey Logano, Ford, 188, 97.2, 29, $115,343. 17. (5) Carl Edwards, Ford, 188, 82.6, 28, $121,660. 18. (30) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 188, 98.1, 27, $113,030. 19. (38) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, 188, 66.2, 25, $108,468. 20. (12) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 188, 94.4, 25, $122,076. 21. (2) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 188, 85.5, 24, $98,460. 22. (1) Aric Almirola, Ford, 188, 81.7, 23, $122,046. 23. (26) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 188, 73.2, 0, $84,735. 24. (35) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 188, 69.1, 0, $104,018. 25. (39) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, 188, 54.2, 20, $94,057. 26. (16) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, accident, 187, 81.5, 0, $127,535. 27. (10) Casey Mears, Ford, accident, 187, 63, 18, $96,510. 28. (37) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, 187, 43.3, 16, $83,360. 29. (13) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 187, 72.3, 15, $133,651. 30. (14) Josh Wise, Ford, 187, 37.6, 0, $84,035. 31. (31) Cole Whitt, Toyota, 187, 47.6, 0, $79,880. 32. (22) Michael Waltrip, Toyota, 187, 41.9, 12, $87,660. 33. (23) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 187, 64.6, 11, $79,510. 34. (29) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 187, 42.5, 11, $87,310. 35. (40) Terry Labonte, Ford, 187, 34.1, 10, $79,135. 36. (28) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 186, 32.5, 9, $96,980. 37. (43) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 183, 44, 0, $78,846. 38. (15) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, engine, 142, 66.3, 6, $93,625. 39. (3) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 134, 71, 5, $97,039. 40. (25) David Reutimann, Toyota, engine, 119, 46.3, 4, $65,825. 41. (32) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, accident, 78, 40.6, 3, $89,039. 42. (42) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, engine, 60, 25, 0, $57,825. 43. (41) Tony Raines, Chevrolet, engine, 2, 25.3, 0, $54,325. Race Statistics Average Speed of Race Winner: 178.795 mph. Time of Race: 2 hours, 47 minutes, 49 seconds. Margin of Victory: Under Caution. Caution Flags: 3 for 10 laps. Lead Changes: 52 among 20 drivers. Lap Leaders: A.Almirola 1; J.Burton 2; A.Almirola 3-7; J.Burton 8-10; M.Kenseth 11-14; G.Biffle 15-18; J.Logano 19-24; G.Biffle 25; M.Kenseth 26-41; J.Logano 42; B.Labonte 43-44; J.Gordon 45; T.Labonte 46; K.Kahne 47; D.Earnhardt Jr. 48-49; J.Johnson 50-54; D.Earnhardt Jr. 55-57; M.Kenseth 58-68; J.Johnson 69-77; D.Earnhardt Jr. 78-80; Ku.Busch 81-82; J.Johnson 83-84; M.Kenseth 85; J.Johnson 86-93; C.Bowyer 94; J.Johnson 95-97; C.Bowyer 98; J.Johnson 99-101; D.Earnhardt Jr. 102-103; J.Johnson 104; D.Earnhardt Jr. 105; J.Johnson 106-110; R.Stenhouse Jr. 111-113; J.Johnson 114-120; R.Stenhouse Jr. 121; J.McMurray 122; C.Mears 123; J.Gordon 124-125; A.Almirola 126-127; D.Earnhardt Jr. 128-131; J.Johnson 132-135; D.Earnhardt Jr. 136-146; Ky.Busch 147; R.Stenhouse Jr. 148; D.Earnhardt Jr. 149-160; R.Stenhouse Jr. 161; Ku.Busch 162; D.Ragan 163; D.Blaney 164; Ky.Busch 165-170; C.Edwards 171; Ky.Busch 172-173; J.McMurray 174-188. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): J.Johnson, 10 times for 47 laps; D.Earnhardt Jr., 8 times for 38 laps; M.Kenseth, 4 times for 32 laps; J.McMurray, 2 times for 16 laps; Ky.Busch, 3 times for 9 laps; A.Almirola, 3 times for 8 laps; J.Logano, 2 times for 7 laps; R.Stenhouse Jr., 4 times for 6 laps; G.Biffle, 2 times for 5 laps; J.Burton, 2 times for 4 laps; J.Gordon, 2 times for 3 laps; Ku.Busch, 2 times for 3 laps; C.Bowyer, 2 times for 2 laps; B.Labonte, 1 time for 2 laps; D.Ragan, 1 time for 1 lap; C.Edwards, 1 time for 1 lap; D.Blaney, 1 time for 1 lap; C.Mears, 1 time for 1 lap; T.Labonte, 1 time for 1 lap; K.Kahne, 1

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AHS juniors win powder puff football game A team of Angola High School junior girls pose for a picture after defeating a team of AHS senior girls in the annual powder puff football game on Oct. 9 at the school’s soccer field. Approximately 50 junior and senior time for 1 lap. Top 12 in Points: 1. J.Johnson, 2,254; 2. M.Kenseth, 2,250; 3. Ky.Busch, 2,228; 4. K.Harvick, 2,228; 5. J.Gordon, 2,220; 6. D.Earnhardt Jr., 2,202; 7. G.Biffle, 2,201; 8. C.Bowyer, 2,197; 9. Ku.Busch, 2,193; 10. C.Edwards, 2,186; 11. R.Newman, 2,182; 12. J.Logano, 2,179.

NFL Standings AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA New England 5 2 0 .714 152 127 N.Y. Jets 4 3 0 .571 134 162 Miami 3 3 0 .500 135 140 Buffalo 3 4 0 .429 159 178 South W L T Pct PF PA Indianapolis 4 2 0 .667 148 98 Tennessee 3 4 0 .429 145 146 Houston 2 5 0 .286 122 194 Jacksonville 0 7 0 .000 76 222 North W L T Pct PF PA Cincinnati 5 2 0 .714 148 135 Baltimore 3 4 0 .429 150 148 Cleveland 3 4 0 .429 131 156 Pittsburgh 2 4 0 .333 107 132 West W L T Pct PF PA Kansas City 7 0 0 1.000 169 81 Denver 6 0 0 1.000 265 158 San Diego 4 3 0 .571 168 144 Oakland 2 4 0 .333 105 132 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA Dallas 4 3 0 .571 200 155 Philadelphia 3 4 0 .429 169 196 Washington 2 4 0 .333 152 184 N.Y. Giants 0 6 0 .000 103 209 South W L T Pct PF PA New Orleans 5 1 0 .833 161 103 Carolina 3 3 0 .500 139 83 Atlanta 2 4 0 .333 153 157 Tampa Bay 0 6 0 .000 87 132 North W L T Pct PF PA Green Bay 4 2 0 .667 168 127 Detroit 4 3 0 .571 186 167 Chicago 4 3 0 .571 213 206 Minnesota 1 4 0 .200 125 158 West W L T Pct PF PA Seattle 6 1 0 .857 191 116 San Fran. 5 2 0 .714 176 135 St. Louis 3 4 0 .429 156 184 Arizona 3 4 0 .429 133 161 Thursday’s Game Seattle 34, Arizona 22 Sunday’s Games Atlanta 31, Tampa Bay 23 Washington 45, Chicago 41 Dallas 17, Philadelphia 3 N.Y. Jets 30, New England 27, OT Buffalo 23, Miami 21 Carolina 30, St. Louis 15 Cincinnati 27, Detroit 24 San Diego 24, Jacksonville 6 San Francisco 31, Tennessee 17 Kansas City 17, Houston 16 Green Bay 31, Cleveland 13 Pittsburgh 19, Baltimore 16 Denver at Indianapolis, late Open: New Orleans, Oakland Monday’s Game Minnesota at N.Y. Giants, 8:40 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 Carolina at Tampa Bay, 8:25 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27 Cleveland at Kansas City, 1 p.m. Buffalo at New Orleans, 1 p.m. Miami at New England, 1 p.m. Dallas at Detroit, 1 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. San Francisco vs. Jacksonville at London, 1 p.m. Pittsburgh at Oakland, 4:05 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Cincinnati, 4:05 p.m. Atlanta at Arizona, 4:25 p.m. Washington at Denver, 4:25 p.m. Green Bay at Minnesota, 8:30 p.m. Open: Baltimore, Chicago, Houston, Indianapolis, San Diego, Tennessee Monday, Oct. 28 Seattle at St. Louis, 8:40 p.m.

NFL Regional Summaries Chicago 10 7 7 17—41 Washington 3 21 7 14—45 First Quarter Was—FG Forbath 38, 11:28. Chi—FG Gould 47, 7:03. Chi—Forte 2 run (Gould kick), 6:02. Second Quarter Was—Helu Jr. 14 run (Forbath kick), 13:44. Was—Orakpo 29 interception return (Forbath kick), 13:27. Chi—Hester 81 punt return (Gould kick), 5:52. Was—Reed 3 pass from Griffin III (Forbath kick), :27. Third Quarter Chi—Forte 50 run (Gould kick), 6:34. Was—Helu Jr. 3 run (Forbath kick), 3:19. Fourth Quarter Chi—Forte 6 run (Gould kick), 12:44. Was—A.Robinson 45 pass from Griffin III (Forbath kick), 10:55. Chi—FG Gould 49, 8:39. Chi—M.Bennett 7 pass from McCown (Gould kick), 3:57. Was—Helu Jr. 3 run (Forbath kick), :45. A—83,147. Team Statistics Chi Was First downs 21 28 Total Net Yards 359 499 Rushes-yards 22-140 43-209 Passing 219 290 Punt Returns 3-85 0-0 Kickoff Returns 7-105 3-53 Interceptions Ret. 1-28 1-29 Comp-Att-Int 17-28-1 18-29-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 2-13 1-8 Punts 3-49.0 5-43.6 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 2-0 Penalties-Yards 5-30 5-47 Time of Possession 26:04 33:56 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Chicago, Forte 16-91, McCown 4-33, Jeffery 2-16. Washington, Morris 19-95, Griffin III 11-84, Helu Jr. 11-41, Young 1-0, A.Robinson 1-(minus 11). PASSING—Chicago, McCown 14-20-0-204, Cutler 3-8-1-28. Washington, Griffin III 18-29-1-298. RECEIVING—Chicago, Marshall 6-75, Jeffery 4-105, E.Bennett 3-24, Forte 2-18, M.Bennett 1-7, M.Wilson 1-3. Washington, Reed 9-134, Garcon 5-58, A.Robinson 2-75, Hankerson 1-26, Helu Jr. 1-5. MISSED FIELD GOALS—Chicago, Gould 34 (WR). Cincinnati 7 7 10 3—27 Detroit 7 3 7 7—24 First Quarter Cin—Green 82 pass from Dalton

girls played in the game that was sponsored by Angola’s Student-Athlete Advisory Council. Fans who attended the entertaining contest gave canned goods which went to Project Help.

(Nugent kick), 10:59. Det—Pettigrew 3 pass from Stafford (Akers kick), 3:02. Second Quarter Det—FG Akers 36, 11:43. Cin—M.Jones 12 pass from Dalton (Nugent kick), :41. Third Quarter Cin—Eifert 32 pass from Dalton (Nugent kick), 10:42. Det—Johnson 27 pass from Stafford (Akers kick), 8:17. Cin—FG Nugent 48, 3:37. Fourth Quarter Det—Johnson 50 pass from Stafford (Akers kick), 11:59. Cin—FG Nugent 54, :00. A—63,207. Team Statistics Cin Det First downs 18 22 Total Net Yards 421 434 Rushes-yards 18-57 25-77 Passing 364 357 Punt Returns 1-8 2-1 Kickoff Returns 1-21 1-35 Interceptions Ret. 0-0 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 24-34-0 28-51-0 Sacked-Yards Lost 1-8 0-0 Punts 4-47.3 4-43.3 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 0-0 Penalties-Yards 6-50 4-30 Time of Possession 25:29 34:31 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Cincinnati, Bernard 7-27, Green-Ellis 10-24, Dalton 1-6. Detroit, Bush 20-50, Bell 5-27. PASSING—Cincinnati, Dalton 24-34-0372. Detroit, Stafford 28-51-0-357. RECEIVING—Cincinnati, Green 6-155, Bernard 5-32, Gresham 4-64, M.Jones 4-57, Eifert 3-45, Sanu 1-12, Sanzenbacher 1-7. Detroit, Johnson 9-155, Durham 5-41, Bush 3-44, Bell 3-29, Pettigrew 3-7, Ogletree 2-50, Broyles 2-16, Fauria 1-15. MISSED FIELD GOALS—Cincinnati, Nugent 47 (WL). Det., Akers 34 (BK). Cleveland 0 3 3 7—13 Green Bay 14 3 0 14—31 First Quarter GB—Finley 10 pass from Rodgers (Crosby kick), 12:22. GB—Lacy 1 run (Crosby kick), 3:44. Second Quarter Cle—FG Cundiff 46, 5:11. GB—FG Crosby 26, :03. Third Quarter Cle—FG Cundiff 44, 5:03. Fourth Quarter GB—Nelson 1 pass from Rodgers (Crosby kick), 8:30. Cle—Cameron 2 pass from Weeden (Cundiff kick), 6:09. GB—Boykin 20 pass from Rodgers (Crosby kick), 3:44. A—77,804. Team Statistics Cle GB First downs 17 26 Total Net Yards 216 357 Rushes-yards 23-83 29-104 Passing 133 253 Punt Returns 1-0 1-18 Kickoff Returns 4-189 2-45 Interceptions Ret. 0-0 1-11 Comp-Att-Int 17-42-1 25-36-0 Sacked-Yards Lost 3-16 1-7 Punts 3-44.3 3-30.0 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-0 Penalties-Yards 12-106 10-97 Time of Possession 26:40 33:20 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Cleveland, McGahee 11-39, Weeden 2-20, Ogbonnaya 4-15, Whittaker 5-11, Gray 1-(minus 2). Green Bay, Lacy 22-82, Rodgers 4-12, Franklin 2-6, Kuhn 1-4. PASSING—Cleveland, Weeden 17-42-1-149. Green Bay, Rodgers 25-36-0-260. RECEIVING—Cleveland, Cameron 7-55, Little 4-49, Gordon 2-21, Whittaker 2-13, Bess 2-11. Green Bay, Boykin 8-103, Finley 5-72, Nelson 5-42, Lacy 5-26, White 1-9, Kuhn 1-8. MISSED FIELD GOALS—Green Bay, Crosby 52 (SH). St. Louis 2 3 7 3—15 Carolina 7 10 10 3—30 First Quarter Car—Munnerlyn 45 interception return (Gano kick), 14:39. StL—Sims safety, 5:23. Second Quarter Car—FG Gano 37, 14:12. StL—FG Zuerlein 28, 5:25. Car—Tolbert 1 run (Gano kick), 1:05. Third Quarter Car—FG Gano 31, 6:46. StL—Stacy 4 pass from Bradford (Zuerlein kick), 5:22. Car—S.Smith 19 pass from Newton (Gano kick), :19. Fourth Quarter Car—FG Gano 50, 11:32. StL—FG Zuerlein 42, 9:09. A—72,686. Team Statistics StL Car First downs 15 21 Total Net Yards 317 282 Rushes-yards 21-63 38-102 Passing 254 180 Punt Returns 3-26 1-(-1) Kickoff Returns 3-73 2-54 Interceptions Ret. 0-0 1-45 Comp-Att-Int 23-34-1 15-17-0 Sacked-Yards Lost 4-20 2-24 Punts 4-39.8 3-51.3 Fumbles-Lost 4-2 1-0 Penalties-Yards 8-68 7-59 Time of Possession 26:40 33:20 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—St. Louis, Stacy 17-53, Richardson 3-9, Bradford 1-1. Carolina, D.Williams 15-40, Tolbert 13-36, Newton 10-26. PASSING—St. Louis, Bradford 21-30-1-255, Clemens 2-4-0-19. Carolina, Newton 15-17-0-204. RECEIVING—St. Louis, Austin 5-39, Stacy 4-34, Cook 4-33, Quick 2-97, Pettis 2-17, Harkey 2-14, Kendricks 2-7, Givens 1-24, Richardson 1-9. Carolina, S.Smith 5-69, Olsen 4-47, LaFell 3-35, Ginn Jr. 2-34, D.Williams 1-19.

Baseball Playoffs LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES American League Boston 4, Detroit 2 Saturday, Oct. 12: Detroit 1, Boston 0 Sunday, Oct. 13: Boston 6, Detroit 5 Tuesday, Oct. 15: Boston 1, Detroit 0 Wednesday, Oct. 16: Detroit 7, Boston 3 Thursday, Oct. 17: Boston 4, Detroit 3 Saturday, Oct. 19: Boston 5, Detroit 2 National League St. Louis 4, Los Angeles 2 Friday, Oct. 11: St. Louis 3, Los Angeles 2, 13 innings Saturday, Oct. 12: St. Louis 1, Los Angeles 0 Monday, Oct. 14: Los Angeles 3, St.

Louis 0 Tuesday, Oct. 15: St. Louis 4, Los Angeles 2 Wednesday, Oct. 16: Los Angeles 6, St. Louis 4 Friday, Oct. 18: St. Louis 9, Los Angeles 0 WORLD SERIES (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) All games televised by Fox St. Louis vs. Boston Wednesday, Oct. 23: St. Louis (Wainwright 19-9) at Boston (Lester 15-8), 8:07 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24: St. Louis at Boston, 8:07 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26: Boston at St. Louis, 8:07 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27: Boston at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m. x-Monday, Oct. 28: Boston at St. Louis, 8:07 p.m. x-Wednesday, Oct. 30: St. Louis at Boston, 8:07 p.m. x-Thursday, Oct. 31: St. Louis at Boston, 8:07 p.m.

Baseball Playoff Summary Late Saturday AL CHAMP. SERIES GAME 6 Red Sox 5, Tigers 2 at Fenway Park, Boston Tigers ab r hbi Red Sox ab rhbi TrHntr rf 3 1 1 0 Ellsury cf 3 1 1 1 MiCarr 3b 4 1 1 0 Victorn rf 3 1 1 4 Fielder 1b 3 0 0 0 Pedroia 2b 3 0 1 0 VMrtnz dh 4 0 1 2 D.Ortiz dh 3 0 0 0 JhPerlt lf 3 0 0 0 Napoli 1b 4 0 0 0 D.Kelly pr-lf 1 0 0 0 Sltlmch c 4 0 0 0 Avila c 4 0 0 0 JGoms lf 4 1 1 0 Infante 2b 4 0 1 0 Drew ss 3 0 0 0 AJcksn cf 3 0 2 0 Bogrts 3b 1 2 1 0 Iglesias ss 4 0 2 0 Totals 33 2 8 2 Totals 28 5 5 5 Detroit 000 002 000—2 Boston 000 010 40x—5 E—Iglesias (2), Workman (1). DP— Detroit 1, Boston 2. LOB—Detroit 7, Boston 5. 2B—J.Gomes (1), Bogaerts (3). HR—Victorino (1). CS—Ellsbury (1). Detroit IP H R ERBBSO Scherzer L,0-1 61-3 4 3 2 5 8 Smyly 0 0 1 1 0 0 Veras BS,1-1 1-3 1 1 1 0 1 Coke 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Alburquerque 1 0 0 0 0 3 Boston IP H R ERBBSO Buchholz 5 4 2 2 2 4 F.Morales BS,1-1 0 1 0 0 1 0 Workman 12-3 2 0 0 0 1 Tazawa W,1-0 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Breslow H,3 1 0 0 0 0 1 Uehara S,3-3 1 1 0 0 0 2 Buchholz pitched to 2 batters in 6th. F.Morales pitched to 2 batters in 6th. Smyly pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. HBP—by Scherzer (Victorino). WP— Scherzer. Umpires—Home, Dan Iassogna; First, Joe West; Second, Rob Drake; Third, Ron Kulpa; Right, Dale Scott; Left, Alfonso Marquez. T—3:52. A—38,823 (37,499).

NHL Standings EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Detroit 9 6 3 0 12 24 23 Toronto 9 6 3 0 12 30 22 Boston 7 5 2 0 10 20 10 Montreal 8 5 3 0 10 26 15 Tampa Bay 8 5 3 0 10 26 21 Ottawa 8 3 3 2 8 21 24 Florida 9 3 6 0 6 20 32 Buffalo 10 1 8 1 3 13 28 Metropolitan Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Pittsburgh 8 7 1 0 14 31 19 Carolina 9 4 2 3 11 22 26 NY Islanders 8 3 3 2 8 25 23 Columbus 8 3 5 0 6 19 22 Washington 8 3 5 0 6 21 25 New Jersey 8 1 4 3 5 17 26 NY Rangers 7 2 5 0 4 11 29 Philadelphia 8 1 7 0 2 11 24 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Colorado 8 7 1 0 14 27 12 Chicago 8 5 1 2 12 23 19 St. Louis 7 5 1 1 11 27 19 Nashville 9 5 3 1 11 19 22 Minnesota 9 3 3 3 9 19 22 Winnipeg 9 4 5 0 8 22 25 Dallas 8 3 5 0 6 20 28 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA San Jose 8 7 0 1 15 39 16 Anaheim 8 7 1 0 14 30 19 Phoenix 9 5 2 2 12 27 26 Los Angeles 9 6 3 0 12 24 22 Vancouver 10 5 4 1 11 27 29 Calgary 7 3 2 2 8 23 26 Edmonton 9 2 6 1 5 26 36 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Saturday’s Games Pittsburgh 4, Vancouver 3, SO Florida 2, Minnesota 1, SO Edmonton 3, Ottawa 1 Colorado 4, Buffalo 2 Nashville 2, Montreal 1 Boston 5, Tampa Bay 0 New Jersey 4, N.Y. Rangers 0 Carolina 4, N.Y. Islanders 3 Washington 4, Columbus 1 Chicago 3, Toronto 1 Phoenix 5, Detroit 2 San Jose 6, Calgary 3 Los Angeles 5, Dallas 2 Sunday’s Games Columbus 3, Vancouver 1 Nashville 3, Winnipeg 1 Anaheim 6, Dallas 3 Monday’s Games San Jose at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Colorado at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. Calgary at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m. Tuesday’s Games Anaheim at Toronto, 7 p.m. Vancouver at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m. New Jersey at Columbus, 7 p.m. Edmonton at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. Chicago at Florida, 7:30 p.m. Nashville at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Washington at Winnipeg, 8 p.m. Calgary at Phoenix, 10 p.m.

NHL Summaries Vancouver 0 1 0—1 Columbus 1 0 2—3 First Period—1, Columbus, Gaborik 3 (Anisimov, Wisniewski), 3:27. Second Period—2, Vancouver, H.Sedin 2 (Garrison, Kesler), 10:42 (pp). Third Period—3, Columbus, Umberger 1 (Johansen, Prout), 11:14. 4, Columbus, Johansen 2 (Umberger), 19:33 (en). Shots on Goal—Vancouver 13-9-16— 38. Columbus 2-14-13—29. Goalies—Vancouver, Lack. Columbus, McElhinney. A—14,168 (18,144). T—2:28.

SOUTH BEND (AP) — Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly sounded hopeful quarterback Tommy Rees will be ready to play Saturday against struggling Air Force after sustaining a neck injury against USC. “He’s feeling better today. Still a little sore, but it will be a day-to-day situation,” Kelly said Sunday. Kelly said he expects Rees to practice Tuesday. The Fighting Irish (5-2) probably need Rees to heal quickly after seeing the offense become incapacitated when Rees left the game with a sprained neck with 9 minutes left in the third quarter when linebacker Lamar Dawson sacked him. With backup Andrew Hendrix in the game, the Irish managed just two first downs and the Irish went three-and-out on three other possessions and lost the ball on a fumble on another. The Irish offense wasn’t dominating against USC, but looked solid while Rees was in. Rees completed 14 of 21 passes for 166 yards and two touchdowns in the 14-10 victory. “We liked the way he played,” Kelly said. Fans may have a renewed fondness for Rees after seeing how the Irish offense looked in his absence. Rees, who lost the starting job after his sophomore season after throwing 14 interceptions and fumbling the ball away five times in 2011, was roundly booed when he was called on to replace Everett Golson against Purdue in the second game last season. But his popularity grew as he rallied the Irish to victories last season against Purdue, Michigan and Stanford and started in a victory over BYU and played a significant role in helping the Irish get to the BCS championship game.

MSU wins with little fanfare EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Last year, Michigan State needed to win its final game of the regular season to become bowl eligible. No need for that kind of drama in 2013. The Spartans have already picked up win No. 6 — and they can expect to be firmly in the Big Ten title hunt when November rolls around. Michigan State eased past Purdue 14-0 on Saturday to remain one of three teams unbeaten in Big Ten play. The Spartans didn’t look sharp at all offensively — and coach Mark Dantonio even considered a quarterback change — but the team’s stellar defense was again up to the challenge. Michigan State (6-1, 3-0 Big Ten) is atop the Legends Division, although the Spartans remained outside the Top 25 on Sunday. It was not a particularly stylish win against Purdue (1-6, 0-3), which had been routed by Wisconsin and Nebraska in its first two conference games. The toughest part of Michigan State’s schedule is still to come. After playing at Illinois next weekend, the Spartans face Michigan, Nebraska and Northwestern in consecutive games. “Hopefully, our football team is maturing as we move forward,” Dantonio said. “We’re understanding that nothing is easy, and we mature and we grow. With every game we grow. That doesn’t mean we’re always going to have success, but we grow with that.” Denicos Allen returned a fumble 45 yards for a touchdown to open the scoring Saturday. On offense, the Spartans didn’t make it past the Purdue 32-yard line until the fourth quarter, when receiver Tony Lippett threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Andrew Gleichert on a trick play.

Blue Jackets best Canucks COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — R.J. Umberger scored his first goal of the season with 8:46 left and the Columbus Blue Jackets ended a four-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night. Curtis McElhinney, making his first appearance for the Blue Jackets in place of Vezina Trophy winner Sergei Bobrovsky, had 37 saves. Bobrovsky had the night off. Marian Gaborik and Ryan Johansen also scored for the Blue Jackets, who won for the first time at home this season after losing their first two. Henrik Sedin had the goal for the Canucks. Eddie Lack stopped 26 shots in place of Roberto Luongo, rested on the second night of back-to-back games for Vancouver. Umberger and Johansen each had an assist as well.

Phelps still mum on comeback BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Michael Phelps has been working out with his former coach but there is no word yet on a return to swimming for the Rio Olympics. Bob Bowman told The Associated Press on Sunday that Phelps has been taking part in workouts with the North Baltimore Aquatic Club. He’s not yet committed to the sort of grueling program that would be needed if he decided to return to competition. In fact, Phelps attended an NBA preseason game in China on Friday, visiting a country where he has extensive endorsement deals and remains extremely popular. “He is occasionally training with the group to get back in shape,” Bowman wrote in a text to the AP. Phelps and Bowman remain close friends and business partners. Initially adamant he would never compete again, Phelps softened his stance this past summer after reports began swirling of an imminent comeback. He told the AP during the world championships in Barcelona, “I don’t know what’s going to happen in the future. I don’t know what’s going to happen tomorrow.”


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Bullying of Ritz must stop A kid outside the popular clique impresses so many classmates — especially those belittled by the in-crowd — that she wins the election for class president. Irked by her encroachment into their hallway hierarchy, the preppies shun her. They snub her idea for school spirit rallies. They plan their own homecoming bonfire to compete with the traditional one she’ll preside over. She arranges a wear-our-school-colors day for Fridays; they wear them on Thursdays. You have to wonder how a school principal or counselor would handle such behavior. What word would they use to describe such disrespect? Someone within the leadership of the majority party ruling Indiana government should step up and be the metaphorical football team captain who breaks ranks with the clique and shows up at the class president’s bonfire. A Republican in a power position at the Statehouse should stand beside Glenda Ritz and affirm her authority to perform the duties of state superintendent of public instruction — the full duties of that job, just as an overwhelming number of Hoosiers elected her to do last November. Since taking office in January, Ritz has seen her office’s powers usurped and circumvented by an ideological circle ruling Indiana government still stung by her surprising electoral defeat of Republican former state superintendent Tony Bennett. Though Ritz was a lifelong Republican, the veteran teacher ran as a Democrat to challenge Bennett, a national star of the school-reform movement. Though outspent by a 10-to-1 margin, Ritz received more than 1.3 million votes. Ritz polled more votes for superintendent than Mike Pence, a former Republican congressman, did in his narrow victory in the governor’s race. The most powerful of Bennett’s allies have yet to accept that outcome. Their rejection of Ritz’s authority has reached a level of incivility beyond any in recent memory within the state education structure. Last spring, Pence and aligned GOP legislators essentially created a second state education department to go around Ritz. They shifted $5 million for staffing the State Board of Education from Ritz’s office to the governor’s, setting up a new career-training and education agency that Pence unveiled in August. A more overt attempt by Bennett backers in the Legislature to dilute Ritz’s role by overhauling the State Board and the Indiana Education Roundtable was appropriately stopped in the 2013 General Assembly session. The shunning continues, though. Last month, one of the 10 members of the State Board — all appointed by either former Gov. Mitch Daniels or Pence — established a strategy planning committee to lead the board and determine priorities for the next three years. The new strategy panel is backed by all of the State Board members except Ritz, who holds the chairperson’s seat as superintendent. By contrast, Ritz was backed by 1.3 million Hoosier voters. Ritz campaigned hard in opposition to limits on teachers’ collective bargaining, private-school vouchers and the A-F school rating system pushed by Bennett, Daniels, national reformists and like-minded state lawmakers. Yet, since her term began, she has gone to great lengths to collaborate with those of opposing viewpoints. A solid core still refuses to work with her. Unless someone intercedes, the childish, detrimental tactics will continue, especially in the upcoming 2014 legislative session. “I just think there will probably be things coming through the legislative process that will try to diminish my power as superintendent,” Ritz told The Associated Press on Wednesday. “They could include removing me as chair of the board; they could include overseeing more of my budget; they could include overseeing of data.” Such ideological bullying should not happen. Indiana voters deserve better. In their behalf, a high-level Republican — perhaps House Speaker Brian Bosma — needs to be a voice of reason and publicly support Ritz in the manner of the loyal opposition. Hoosier school children need that hero. Tribune-Star, Terre Haute

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Letters to The Editor • East Noble students seeking help for Honor Flights for area veterans To the editor: On behalf of the East Noble High School Interact Club, I would like to invite our East Noble Community to join in our efforts to honor our veterans. Our current project is helping to fund the Spring 2014, Honor Flight Trip for our local veterans. The World War II Memorial in Washington DC was completed and dedicated in May 2004. It is a long overdue “Thank You” to the men and women who sacrificed so much for our freedom and a memorial to those who made the ultimate sacrifice. It was so long overdue that many WWII survivors have been unable to visit their memorial due to the barriers of advanced age, such as health matters, stamina, finances or other travel impairments. Honor Flight provides a way for many of these veterans to visit and reflect at their memorial. The immediate focus of the Honor Flight Network will remain on WWII veterans; however, the vision goes beyond WWII. In the future, Honor Flight plans to pay tribute to America’s other heroes that served during the Korean and Vietnam wars, followed by veterans of more current wars. They, too, have given much and it is time to honor these heroes for all of their enduring efforts. Our club goal is to raise $10,000 so that we may recognize our local heroes. If you would like to help in our cause, please feel free to contact me at pinena@eastnoble. net, or in care of East Noble High School at 347-2032 and leave a message for Matthew Rickey. Donations may also be made to “Honor Flight” East Noble Interact Club, 901 Garden Street, Kendallville IN 46755. We value our freedom and know that we

owe our freedom to the men and women who fought to preserve it. Each of us have family members who served or are currently serving in the U.S. military, and we appreciate the sacrifice and bravery of our troops and all of our veterans. We want to say “Thank You” to our World War II heroes before it’s too late!

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To the editor: Twice a year (for many years) the Albion Rotary Club sponsors a pork burger sale in Albion. Generally held at the stoplight in town, the sale is well received by the ‘If the government wants community, offers a great opportunity for to shut down, we should the club’s members to work together for a common cause and realizes a profit which shut them down’ is used for post-secondary scholarships for To the editor: Central Noble Students. I have a proposal to the American Thanks are due to many vendors, people… This government shut down is businesses, community members and affecting everyone’s lives whether they Rotarians. Your friends and neighbors know it or not. benefit from your generosity! I suggest that if the government wants Most recently, Nick Busche and Busche to shut down we shut them down. Those Enterprises have placed orders of 750+ who work and pay federal and state taxes sandwiches when the sale is conducted in can change their exemptions on their state and federal payroll forms to modify what is the spring and fall. It takes a well organized Rotary team to pull this off — cooking withheld. I say let’s play their game! Rachel Rece and delivering the food for three shifts of Kendallville workers. Thank you, Lori Busche, for your help with planning. It’s certainly a kindness by management to supply “lunch” to its Actions seem to employment group. AND, it creates real IMPACT when the Albion Rotary Club is contradict each other able to realize a doubled profit of its annual To the editor: First of all, “There is never an excuse or sales. Thank you to the Albion community, justification for hatred, greed or abuse.” A man puts the “Ten Commands” on one its businesses, and particularly Busche Enterprises for partnering with the Rotary end of his property, then brags about the Club. Our promotion of continued education image he let be displayed on his video sign for our school’s high school graduates is just a few feet away. Go figure. important. This community’s strong collabBut the sad thing is he sees nothing oration makes it happen! wrong with it. He only thought about Denise Lemmon himself. Not what it might do to his Albion Rotary Club community, nor did he care. And this Natalie Pine Class of 2014 Avilla

Obama only person who loves Cruz more than Cruz a couple. WASHINGTON — Two Tax and entitlement reform things are often said in this town: were the real targets for House “A day is a year in politics.” And, Speaker John Boehner, who tried “It’s all about 2014.” in vain to convince his colleagues Combined, the two statements that they’d have greater leverage mean that much can happen during debt-ceiling between now and the negotiations. Instead, the midterm elections next tea party insurrectionists year when Republicans in the House, incited by hope to hold the House Cruz, opted to defund and gain the Senate — Obamacare, a doomed and Democrats intend effort from the start. to hold the Senate and Farewell leverage. recover the House. This is history now. Each respective What lies ahead is the goal is equally possible KATHLEEN GOP’s internal struggle depending on the same to determine which wing single significant determiPARKER of the party prevails. And nant: Whether Ted Cruz which wing prevails likely stops talking. will determine the balance While that thought of power come 2014. settles in, we pause Suffice to say, if Cruz’s voice to note that right now, the idea drowns out the so-called establishthat Republicans could convince anyone that they should be allowed ment voices, Republicans may as well start investing in camels. The to deliver milk, much less hold desert awaits. the nation’s purse strings, seems The House may be less remote. But things do change problematic because many quickly around here. With the Republicans, thanks to gerrymandebt crisis postponed and the dering, are secure in their consergovernment up and running vative districts. The Senate poses again — faith in the efficiency of greater challenges, but the National which underscores how dire our political straits — most Americans Republican Senatorial Committee has been busy recruiting and will settle into the season’s serial holiday distractions and move right training candidates who can bridge the gap and win both along. primaries and general elections, Nothing to see here. Even the especially focusing on states where barricades are gone. Democrats either are vulnerable As all know, the fixes recently applied are temporary and the new (Arkansas) or are retiring (South Dakota, Montana and West year brings fresh problems — implementation of Obamacare and Virginia). our gluttonous debt, just to name This is where Cruz re-enters

the picture. Extreme voices may win primaries, but they do not win statewide elections, especially in a nation where a majority self-identify as centrist. This is a lesson Republicans have learned before but that stubborn factions, who would rather tether themselves to a flagpole than run the flag across a finish line, seem unable or unwilling to embrace. Think back to 2010 and Delaware’s Christine “I’m Not A Witch” O’Donnell and Nevada’s Sharron “Some Latinos Look More Asian To Me” Angle. And then, who can forget 2012’s stars: Richard Mourdock, who explained that rape pregnancies are gifts from God, and Todd Akin, who explored the nuances of “legitimate rape.” Cruz comes off as smarter than all of the above combined. There’s a reason so many outside the Beltway admire him. To those who feel jilted by the system and insulted by critics, he is a vision of palm trees, dates and fountains. He articulates what they think and feel and, as a bonus, he’s got that Latino thing. But Cruz is a mirage — an idea conjured in a fantasy that can’t be realized in reality. Like many successful politicians (and narcissists), he reflects back to others their own projected needs and desires. But then reality sets in — the debt-crisis deadline looms or the defunding ruse is exposed as theater — and only dust and dung remain among the shards of mirrored glass. To the most important point —

Suffice to say, if Cruz’s voice drowns out the so-called establishment voices, Republicans may as well start investing in camels. The desert awaits.

• the crux of Cruz: The only person who loves Ted Cruz more than Ted Cruz is Barack Obama. It is the White House and Democrats, not Republicans, who have advanced the idea that Cruz is the face of the GOP. Remember when the White House insisted that Rush Limbaugh was the leader of the GOP? These narratives are useful to Democrats because they loonify the GOP, driving voters away from their fiery rhetoric just as intense heat repels any sensible mammal. Cruz and Co. were more useful than Democrats could have hoped for as Obamacare limped out of the starting gate. One can bet that the greater the “glitches,” the bigger the megaphone for Cruz — the useful genius. The only hope for Republicans going forward is that Cruz resists the allure of his own voice. KATHLEEN PARKER is a syndicated columnist with Tribune Media Services. She can be reached at kathleenparker@washpost.com.


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Therapy helps stroke patients speak again taken her ability to speak. Your mother should begin a rehabilitation program with a speech-language pathologist as soon as she is able. This therapist will help your mother improve her capacity to speak and understand ASK speech. DOCTOR K. The two most common Dr. Anthony stroke-related speech Komaroff impairments are aphasia and dysarthria. Aphasia is the loss of the power to use or understand words. In most people, it occurs when a stroke damages the left side

of the brain, which is where language is processed. Some people with aphasia have trouble talking but can easily understand speech. Others talk easily but can’t understand what people are saying. Rehab for someone with aphasia involves speech and language exercises that help the patient regain the ability to understand, speak, read and write. Exercises include repeating words a therapist says, practicing following directions, and practicing reading and writing. Group therapy sessions pro vide opportunities to practice talking with others who are recovering from strokes. A therapist may also recommend a voice-output, or speech-generating, device to aid communication in daily life. Dysarthria is the inability to speak because the stroke

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DEAR DOCTOR K: My mother recently had a stroke, and it’s severely impacted her ability to speak. What can be done to help her regain her speech? DEAR READER: Losing the ability to speak, or to understand speech, takes away an important part of ourselves -- the ability to communicate easily with others. I would rather be blind or deaf than unable to speak or to understand others. But there is hope that your mother can improve. A stroke occurs when a blood vessel supplying the brain bursts or becomes blocked. In both cases, the injury deprives the brain of a constant supply of oxygen- and nutrient-rich blood. Brain cells can die, possibly affecting a person’s ability to move, feel, think or even recognize people. In your mother’s case, it has

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has weakened the muscles of the tongue, palate and lips — the parts of the mouth that utter words. With dysarthria, a person can understand speech and form proper words in his mind, but just cannot get the words out of his mouth. Persons with dysarthria often can write their thoughts down perfectly well even though they cannot speak them out loud. A person with dysarthria can do exercises to help increase strength and endurance in the muscles used for speech. The therapist also helps to improve enunciation. He or she might recommend speaking more slowly or taking deeper breaths before speaking. DR. KOMAROFF is a physician and professor at Harvard Medical School. His website is AskDoctorK.com.

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CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian anti-riot police fired tear gas Sunday at hundreds of supporters of the country’s ousted Islamist president, besieging them inside a prestigious Muslim institution after stone-hurling protesters cut off a main road. Sunday’s clashes marked the second day of unrest at Al-Azhar University, Sunni Islam’s most prominent center of learning. Many supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood are students at Al-Azhar, a stronghold of the group. The campus is also near where Islamists had a sprawling protest camp that security forces raided in August, leaving hundreds dead and sparking days of unrest. The students’ protest started with a march inside campus, where protesters hurled stones at the administrator’s offices, smashing windows and breaking doors, said Ibrahim el-Houdhoud, deputy head of the university. He told satellite news channel Al-Jazeera Mubashir Misr that he warned protesters against leaving campus and clashing with security forces. The protesters however ignored the advice, marching out of the main gates to hold “prayers for the dead” — honoring students killed in earlier clashes between security forces and protesters in July. The protests come amid heated debate over a new law that would place tougher restrictions on demonstrators, which includes imposing heavy fines and possible jail time on violators.

FRESNO, California (AP) — Trucks loaded with tomatoes, milk and almonds clog the two main highways that bisect California’s farm heartland, carrying goods to millions along the Pacific Coast and beyond. This dusty stretch of land is the starting point for one of the most expensive U.S. public infrastructure projects: a $68 billion high-speed rail system that would span the state, linking the people of America’s salad bowl to more jobs, opportunity and buyers. Five years ago, California voters overwhelmingly approved the idea of bringing a bullet train to the most populous U.S. state. It would be America’s first high-speed rail system, sold to the public as a way to improve access to good-paying jobs, cut pollution from smog-filled roadways and reduce time wasted sitting in traffic while providing an alternative to high fuel prices. Now, engineering work has finally begun on the first 30-mile segment of track here in Fresno, a city of a half-million people with soaring unemployment and a withering downtown core littered with abandoned factories and shuttered stores. Rail is meant to help Fresno, with construction jobs now and improved access to economic opportunity once the project is finished. But the region that could benefit most from the project is also where opposition to it has grown most fierce. “I just wish it would go away, this high-speed

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rail. I just wish it would go away,” says Gary Lanfranco, whose restaurant in downtown Fresno is slated to be demolished to make way for rerouted traffic. Such sentiments can be heard throughout the Central Valley, where roads are dotted with signs such as: “HERE COMES HIGH SPEED RAIL There goes the farm.” Growers complain of misplaced priorities, and residents wonder if their tax money is being squandered. Aaron Fukuda, a civil engineer whose house in the dairy town of Hanford lies directly in one of the possible train routes, says: “People are worn out, tired, frustrated.” Voters in 2008 approved $10 billion in bonds to start construction on an 800-mile rail line to ferry passengers between San Francisco and Los Angeles in 2 hours and 40 minutes, compared with 6 hours by car now during

who have sued to try to stop the $68 billion project. The state is buying up hundreds of properties to start construction of the first 30-mile segment of the rail line.

good traffic. Since then, the housing market collapsed, multibillion-dollar budget deficits followed, and the price tag has fluctuated wildly — from $45 billion in 2008 to more than $100 billion in 2011 and, now, $68 billion. Political and financial compromises led officials to scale back plans that now mean trains will be forced to slow down and share tracks in major cities, leading critics to question whether it will truly be the 220-mph “high-speed rail” voters were promised. The high-speed rail business plan says trains will run between the greater Los Angeles area and the San Francisco Bay Area by 2029. But construction has been postponed repeatedly, and a court victory this summer by opponents threatens further delays; a Sacramento County Superior Court judge said the state rail authority’s plan goes against the promise

made to voters to identify all the funding for the first segment before starting construction. Even the former chairman of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, Quentin Kopp, has turned against the current project, saying in court papers that it “is no longer a genuine high speed rail system.” In the Central Valley, there is intense distrust of the authority, which has started buying up property, land and businesses, some of which have been in families for generations. At the dimly lit Cosmopolitan Cafe, office workers line up alongside farmers and paramedics to order sandwiches as waitresses expeditiously call out order numbers. Four decades’ worth of memorabilia and yellowing newspaper restaurant reviews line the faux-wood walls in the space that Lanfranco has owned for most of his life.

Lanfranco says the sum he was offered to buy the property does not come close to replacing the space he owns, debt-free. The adjacent parking lot — a rare commodity — is packed with pickup trucks and cars each day at lunchtime. Lanfranco declined to say how much he was offered, and the offers are not public record. “It’s not like it’s just a restaurant that I’ve owned for a couple of years and now I can just go replace it. It’s something that I’ve put the last 45 years of my life into,” the 66-year-old says. His is just one of hundreds of properties the state needs to buy for the rail project or seize through eminent domain if they cannot reach a deal. Many owners are resentful after years of what they say have been confusing messages and misleading information. Rail officials acknowledge that the agency hasn’t always communicated with those most affected by the project, and part of their work in the Central Valley is strictly public relations. “Frankly, it set us back, because we, in effect, created questions and even opposition by just failing to give people answers,” says Jeff Morales, the authority’s chief executive officer since 2012. For supporters, high-speed rail is the solution to California’s future transportation needs, when the state’s already jammed, rutted highways and busy airports won’t be enough for a population expected to hit 46 million by 2035. It will create hundreds of good-paying jobs for several years as officials tear down buildings, draw engineering plans, survey wildlife and, eventually, lay track. It will also help move the Central Valley beyond the dominant low-wage agriculture sector, Morales says.

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