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U2 GIVES BACK IN BIG WAY THROUGH MANY CAUSES Anne Erickson aerickson@lsj.com

U2 pays great care to the message behind its music, and the band’s abundant charity work shows it cherishes the heart, mind, body and soul. There’s little doubt U2 has given heaps of time and funding to charity organizations. The musicians continually work with (PRODUCT)RED to invest in HIV/AIDS programs around the world. They’ve rocked benefit concerts such as 2005’s Live 8, supporting a Global Call for Action Against Poverty. And that’s only a snapshot. At one point, Bono — whose activism includes ongoing efforts for relief in Africa — even worried his pledge to campaign against poverty would push him out of the band. “They (his bandmates) are hugely supportive spiritually and financially of the work I do, but they are in a rock ‘n‘ roll band, and the first job of a rock ‘n‘ roll band is not to be dull,” Bono told BBC radio. “So we have to be very careful about just letting me go too far.” When U2’s 360° Tour rolls into Spartan Stadium on Sunday, there’s a chance Bono will take a break from singing “One” and “With or Without You”

to educate the audience about global poverty. “I thought we would wear our audience out, but it hasn’t happened,” Bono told BBC. “People are smart out there. They know what you are doing. They know the compromises you are making. They get it.” Here’s snapshot of U2’s current charity involvement: » (PRODUCT)RED: Helping brands donate aid to the Global Fund to invest in HIV/AIDS programs; www.joinred.com » ONE: Fight against Extreme Poverty & Global Disease; www.one.org » Amnesty International: Protecting human rights worldwide; www.amnesty.org » Greenpeace: Uses peaceful direct action to expose global warming, deforestation, overfishing, commercial whaling and anti-nuclear issues; www.greenpeace.org/usa/en/ » The Chernobyl Children’s Project International: Dedicated to restoring hope, alleviate suffering and protect current and future generations in the Chernobyl regions; www.chernobylinternational.com For information on these and other charities the band supports, visit www.U2.com.

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People in the courtroom react as Michael Freund, Jordan Henika and Charles King III are given a sentence that included jail time for providing alcohol to minors at a party. At top, each is led away after sentencing.

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U.S. taps into oil reserves to cut prices U.S. selling off 30M barrels amid turmoil The Associated Press

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of a new surge in gas prices, the Obama administration said Thursday it is selling off 30 million barrels of oil from the country’s emergency reserves as part of a broader international response to lost oil supplies caused by turmoil in the Middle East and North Africa, particularly Libya. The release from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve will be the largest ever, amounting to half of a 60 million-barrel international infusion of oil planned for the world market over the next month. Even so, the 30 million barrels to be sold by the United States represents less than two days’ worth of domestic oil consumption and about three days of oil imports. White House officials would not predict how the release will affect prices at the pump, although the move is intended to increase U.S. supplies during

the peak summer driving season. “We are taking this action in response to the ongoing loss of crude oil due to supply disruptions in Libya and other countries and their impact on the global economic recovery,” Energy Secretary Steven Chu said. The move comes as retail gasoline prices dropped for the 20th consecutive day, down a penny from Wednesday, to $3.61 per gallon, according to Chu the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report. That’s about 21 cents lower than a month ago. The timing brought criticism from business groups and Republican lawmakers, who accused President Barack Obama of playing politics with the country’s oil reserves, which are intended to address emergencies. “The Strategic Petroleum Reserve is an emergency lifeline to protect our nation against critical shortages in our oil supply and shouldn’t be used as a See OIL, Page 2A

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Some Libyan students at MSU get reprieve 24 get money to remain; 19 still are unfunded Jeff Karoub The Associated Press

DETROIT — About 2,000 Libyan students who attend U.S. colleges, including 24 at Michigan State University, are getting a one-year reprieve in financial support

after Libya resumed funding that was halted when the U.N. froze about $30 billion of that country’s assets, the organization that administers the funds said. The Canadian Bureau for International Education announced Wednesday that Libya transferred the money through its central bank to continue the LibyanNorth American Scholarship Program. The funding covers tuition and monthly living allowances through

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tain permits from the United Nations, United States, Canada and the United Kingdom to allow the Libyan government to send the money. “Theylookatthisassomethingthatwastherebeforeall these events started,” Alashi said. “They wanted the program to continue.” The reprieve does not extend to the 19 students who were enrolled in a training

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MASON — One by one, three college students who hosted a keg party earlier this year were led out of Judge Donald Allen’s courtroom in handcuffs, ordered to spend at least 90 days in jail. That Jan. 29 party at their Me- ONLINE ridian Township EXTRA apartment was at- » For video, tended by a teen go to www who later drove .lsj.com. drunk and high at 83 mph — with his headlights off — and crashed, killing three passengers. In the car were four Holt High

School seniors, including the driver Brett Johnson, and a recent Holt graduate. What happened that night, Allen said during a hearing in 55th District Court, has “ripped the very social fabric of our community. We have parents who (have buried) their children, and that’s not supposed to happen.” Allen handed down the sentences, even after prosecutors asked him not to send the three roommates — Michael Freund, 21, Jordan Henika, 22, Charles King III, 21 — to jail. King and Henika are enrolled at Michigan State University; Freund attended Lansing

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program for future diplomats at MSU. The money for their program flowed through different channels. For the past two months those students and their families have been living for free in MSU housing, but they have to be out at the end of the month. Mohamed Gibril said they have nowhere else to go, no landlord that will accept them without proof of stable income, no money to pay rent for more than a couple of months. Some of his colleagueshaveconsideredbuying tents and trying to camp. After the fighting started, Gibril and most of the others from the diplomatic training program who remain at MSU took part in public protests against Gadhafi’s government. Gibril said they have been denounced as traitors on Libyan national television. Many are applying for asylum with the help of volunteer attorneys. It’s possible that they could get work

permits. All of that takes time. “We are running out of options,” he said. MSU has already extended their academic program twice since the Libyan government cut its funding, allowing the students to remain legally in the U.S. for an additional two months. The university provided health insurance and food aid and is now offering them tickets back to Libya or to a safe neighboring country, said university spokesman Kent Cassella. “We’re still looking at options,” he said. “We’re talking with our congressional delegations.” But Peter Briggs, director of the university’s Office for International Students and Scholars, said he’s not optimistic that those students will get a reprieve before their visas run out July 15 though he is grateful for community and university efforts on their behalf. “For us, it’s only half the battle,” Briggs said. “What are they going to do?” State Journal reporter Matthew Miller contributed to this report.

Poll: Bachmann, Pawlenty gain ground WASHINGTON — Republicans are starting to pay more attention to the candidates who hope to take on President Barack Obama next year, and so far that’s been a good thing for Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty. Not for Newt Gingrich. Overall, a new Associated Press-GfK poll shows, Republicans are giving the field of challengers a so-so assessment as interest in the race increases. And, with growing doubts among Americans that Obama deserves re-election, Democratic interest in the GOP field is significant, too. Bachmann, a three-term congresswoman supported by many tea party members, enjoyed a big boost in her favorability rating among Republicans after she turned in a smooth debate performance this month and joined the presidential race. Former Minnesota Gov. Pawlenty also made progress with Republicans, particularly

among tea party supporters. GOP field leader Mitt Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts, held steady in the eyes of Republicans — but gained no ground — with the formal launch of his campaign. Former House Speaker Gingrich’s rating among Republicans plunged in one month from 61 percent to 43 percent as his campaign was plagued by massive staff defections, abysmal fundraising and reports that he and his wife had racked up huge bills at luxury jeweler Tiffany’s. The poll was conducted June 16-20 by GfK Roper Public Affairs and Corporate Communications. It involved landline and cellphone interviews with 1,001 adults nationwide and had a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 4.1 percentage points. The survey included 429 Republicans, and that subset had a larger, 6.2 percentage point margin of error. — Associated Press

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The administration’s action will do little to benefit consumers while leaving the nation vulnerable to hurricanes or other natural disasters, or a foreign crisis that causes a real supply shortage, said House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio. “By tapping the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, the president is using a national

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832-square-mile blaze that continues to churn through PHOENIX — The larg- thousands of additional est wildfire in Arizona acresperdayintheApachehistory left a charred land- Sitgreaves National Forest. scape of blackened forest, burned-out vehicle hulks Fires still burn and charred fireplaces as The fire destroyed 32 it destroyed more than 30 homes and four cabins. homes. It also inflicted a The Wallow fire was 61 perserious toll on an ecosys- cent contained on Thurstem that’s home to numer- day but still slowly ous endangered species. growing on the south and The flames spared three southeast flanks. Only one packs of endangered Mex- small inhabited area reican gray wolves but likely mains threatened, and killed at least some threat- more than 10,000 people ened Mexican spotted owls who had fled their homes as it roared through more earlier are not home. than a half-million acres Two other major fires of a pristine forest on the are burning in the state. New Mexico border. The 44-square-mile MonuWildlife managers are ment fire near the southscrambling to determine if ern Arizona city of Sierra they need to pull endan- Vista was 59 percent congered trout from streams tained but has destroyed that will soon be clogged 57 homes. Authorities liftwith ash. Some other native ed an evacuation order for species imperiled by anoth- an estimated 200 to 300 er fire already have been re- homes Thursday. About moved because of concern 300 homes remain evacthe streams would be silted uated. The 348-squareover from the runoff. mile Horseshoe Two fire atop southeastern ArizoFlood dangers na’s Chiricahua mountains The effect of the human- is 95 percent contained afcaused Wallow fire will ter destroying nine homes last for decades because it in the world-renowned burned so hot in many ar- bird watching area. eas that it completely deThe burned national fornuded the landscape, forest est supports more than specialists said. a dozen endangered or Forest managers are threatened species besides warning people who have the wolves and owls, inhomes in the White Moun- cluding snails, frogs and tains to get flood insurance fish. Dozens of other immediately because sum- species that aren’t rare, mer storms are expected to including bear, deer, antecreate severe runoff from lope and a herd of elk that the denuded landscape. at about 6,000 is among the It’s part of the steep biggest in the state, make human cost from the their homes in the forest.

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“To place these young men in custody would only exacerbate that suffering,” Harris she said. Dalia Luera-Harris, Anthony Harris Jr.’s mother, said: “I don’t see how it would help any of us or anyone else in the community for these three young men to be pulled out of school and put behind bars.” The party, at Freund, Henika and King’s Meridian Township apartment, was advertised through Facebook and word of mouth. People under 21 years old were among those invited. Johnson, 17, pleaded guilty to one count of driving while intoxicated causing the deaths of three people. He was sentenced earlier this month to four to 15 years in prison.

two misdemeanors related to the sale of alcohol without a license. Zulakis, said the initial charges were excessive and inappropriate, and didn’t fit the facts. Collegestudentswhohost parties and invite underage people are rarely, if ever, prosecuted, Zulakis said. “If you’re going to do that, you’re going to prosecute every fraternity ... and every group that hosts a party,” he said. During the hearing, Cochran’s mother, Joye, said the community had suffered enough loss.

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Study: Fight obesity in kids 5 and under Better sleep, less screen time among strategies outlined By Nanci Hellmich USA TODAY

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Cantor, Kyl pull out of budget talks

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor pulled out of talks with Vice President Biden on a deficit-reduction debt-ceiling deal, saying an impasse had been reached over Democratic demands for tax increases to be paired with spending cuts wanted by the GOP. The Virginia Republican said in a statement that the Republican-dominated House simply won’t support tax increases, and that he wouldn’t participate in the budget meeting scheduled for Thursday. Cantor said that it’s time for President Obama to weigh in directly on the budget because Democrats insist on negotiating some tax increases. Sen. Jon Kyl of Arizona, who is representing Senate Republicans in the talks, also dropped out.

Take the television set out of kids’ bedrooms. Teach them to eat only when they’re hungry. Don’t restrict playtime as a punishment. These are among the recommendations in a new report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM), one of the first comprehensive studies analyzing what should be done to help prevent obesity in kids 5 and under. In recent years, experts have emphasized fighting weight problems in school-age kids, but

the obesity epidemic has not spared even our youngest children, says Leann Birch, chairwoman of the IOM committee that prepared the report. She is director of the Center for Childhood Obesity Research at Pennsylvania State University. About one in five kids are overweight or obese before they go to kindergarten, with higher rates among low-income children and African-American and Hispanic children, the report notes. Government data show a third of school-age children are overweight or obese. Many children don’t grow out of their baby fat, and that extra weight increases their risk of obesity and other chronic diseases such as heart disease later in life, Birch says. The first years of life are a critical time to begin

obesity prevention, Birch says. The report is aimed at child care regulatory agencies, child care providers and early-childhood educators, but much of the advice could apply to parents, too. Among recommendations: uIncrease physical activity in young children. Kids should have the chance to be physically active throughout the day. Adults should avoid using restriction of play as a disciplinary measure, and kids should have opportunities for daily outdoor time for physical activity whenever possible. uDecrease sedentary time for young children. Activities for toddlers and preschoolers should limit sitting or standing time to no more than 30 minutes at a time.

uEncourage age-appropriate sleep durations. There is a lot of data that establish a connection between shorter sleep duration and higher weight status, Birch says. Adults should create environments that ensure restful sleep for children, such as allowing no screen media in rooms where kids sleep. Currently, about 40% of children ages 4 to 6 have TVs in their rooms. uLimit screen time and exposure to food and beverage marketing. Child care providers should limit television viewing and use of computers, mobile devices and other digital technologies to less than two hours a day for children ages 2 to 5. uMonitor and track weight and length or height on growth charts from birth to age 5 at every well-child visit.

Mobster seen as a good neighbor Elusive Bulger and his girlfriend were in hiding as ‘Charlie and Carol’ By William Welch, Kevin Johnson and Melanie Eversley USA TODAY

By Dave Weaver, AP

An anxious return

Going home: Jerry and Mary Murr take a boat to their home Thursday in Corning, Mo. Floodwater from the Missouri River covered the town earlier this week.

Arizona death may have E. coli link The death of an Arizona man who recently visited Germany may be linked to the foodpoisoning outbreak in Europe, health officials said Thursday. The man, who died in mid-June, developed a serious E. coli complication that can lead to kidney failure. But officials don’t know yet if he was sickened by the same bacteria strain that has hit thousands in Europe, mostly in Germany. If confirmed, it would be the first U.S. death tied to the outbreak, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There have been 42 deaths in Germany.

Brass sees risk in Afghan withdrawal The nation’s top military brass made clear Thursday that President Obama rejected their advice in choosing a quicker path to winding down the war in Afghanistan. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told the House Armed Services Committee that he supports the Obama plan, although he had recommended a less aggressive drawdown schedule. Obama’s approach adds risk to the military mission, Mullen said. But he added, “It’s manageable risk.” Army Gen. David Petraeus, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, said later that he, too, had recommended a more gradual withdrawal — as had Marine Gen. James Mattis, who oversees all U.S. military operations in the greater Mideast. Around the world

Supporters rally after Gadhafi speech

Moammar Gadhafi’s supporters rallied Thursday in Tripoli after the Libyan leader lashed out at NATO over civilian casualties, calling the alliance “murderers” following an airstrike on the home of a close associate. A few hundred supporters gathered in the capital’s Green Square hours after the latenight speech, vowing to defend the Libyan leader against rebels seeking to oust him. Compiled from Associated Press reports

Doctor guilty in patient rapes GEORGETOWN, Del. — A Delaware pediatrician was found guilty Thursday of raping or assaulting more than 85 young children under his care. Superior Court Judge William C. Carpenter Jr. found Dr. Earl B. Bradley, 58, guilty on all 24 counts of first-degree rape, second-degree assault and sexual exploitation of a child. The guilty finding was widely anticipated. The former pediatrician will receive life in prison, a mandatory sentence, when Carpenter brings him back into court on Aug. 26. In all, Bradley assaulted more than 102 girls and at least one boy, Bradley’s indictment said, but prosecutors reduced the number of victims to 86 for the trial. Detectives and prosecutors were able to identify 70 of the victims shown in the videos the doctor took of the assaults.

Tycoon’s estate finally settled

WASHINGTON — The now 4-year-old daughter of the late former Playboy playmate Anna Nicole Smith is not entitled to a share of the $1.6 billion estate of Smith’s elderly Texas husband, the Supreme Court ruled, apparently ending a long legal struggle and leaving the heirs of oil tycoon J. Howard Marshall with his money. Eric Brunstad, a lawyer for the Marshall family, said the decision “finally puts to rest years and years of litigation.”

— From wire reports

LOS ANGELES — At one point in the FBI’s 16-year pursuit of James “Whitey” Bulger, there were sightings of the accused murderer on two continents. Reports of the whereabouts of Bulger and his longtime girlfriend, Catherine Greig, were so frequent and often so wrong that Tom Fuentes, a former FBI assistant director, says Bulger assumed the ubiquitous, mythical existence of Elvis. “He was everywhere,” Fuentes says. In the end, Bulger, the iconic Boston crime figure who was the inspiration for the Academy Award-winning film The Departed, was found with Greig not in a far-away locale but in the plain sight of Southern California’s thick urban sprawl, living in a Santa Monica apartment as Charles and Carol Gasko. Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis said AP it is believed the couple Greig: As seen in had been living there her FBI photo. for years. Their capture late Wednesday came without incident, just two days after the FBI launched a publicity campaign focused on Greig. A tip from that series of public service announcements, which aired in 14 cities, led investigators to the Princess Eugenia Apartments, ending one of the most intense manhunts in law enforcement history, Boston FBI chief Richard DesLauriers said Thursday. DesLauriers said federal agents used an undisclosed “ruse” to entice Bulger to leave his apartment. Once outside, Bulger was positively identified and taken into custody. Greig was inside, where agents recovered tens of thousands of dollars and a cache of weapons. “Although there are those who doubted our resolve at times over the years,” DesLauriers said Thursday, “it has never wavered.” Bulger, now 81 and charged in 19 murders, and Greig, 60, charged with harboring a fugi-

By Jae C. Hong, AP

In California: FBI agents load evidence into a truck outside Bulger's apartment complex.

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Bulger: The mobster is shown in a 1995 photo taken shortly before he disappeared.

street to silence him from talking about the Oklahoma killing. Prosecutors said Bulger fled in 1995 after being warned by John Connolly Jr., a Boston FBI agent who had used Bulger as an informant. Connolly was convicted of racketeering for shielding Bulger and Flemmi. In Santa Monica, Bulger and Greig had shed not only their names but also any apparent link to a criminal past. Montanna Bischoff, 25, a TV producer who lives in the building, knew the friendly couple as “Carol and Charlie.” “They were actually one of the sweetest couples I ever met,” Bischoff said. “They were just a very sweet older couple. I said to my friend, ‘They’re so sweet, they could be the building grandparents.’” Bischoff often saw Bulger and Greig walking along the Third Street Promenade. Once, when the couple learned that Bischoff’s former roommate was going out to buy cold medication, they stopped by later with cough drops and other supplies. She said she saw The Departed and couldn’t connect the criminal in that movie with her neighbors. “To find out he’s been on the Most Wanted List for murder and is a mobster is almost unreal, actually,” she said. The couple seemed to be living a modest but comfortable lifestyle, Bischoff said. “They seemed pretty normal — no flashy clothes or jewelry.” Mike Cashin, 25, of Marina del Rey, who visits his girlfriend at the apartment building, said he often saw Bulger feeding a stray cat. “It looks like they were there for quite some time, keeping a low profile,” Davis said. “It’s an easy place to get lost in.’’

tive, appeared in federal court here Thursday afternoon dressed in white jumpsuits. Looking relaxed, even jovial, Bulger joined a discussion of the pending charges against him, at one point saying to the judge: “I know them all pretty much. Thank you.” U.S. Magistrate Judge John McDermott denied bond for both defendants and ordered that they be returned to Boston, where Bulger is accused of operating a criminal enterprise known as the Winter Hill Gang. In 2000, then-U.S. Attorney Donald Stern said Bulger and Stephen “The Rifleman” Flemmi were “responsible for a reign of intimidation and murder that spanned 25 years.” The government has linked Bulger to a series of ruthless killings. One victim was shot between the eyes in a parking lot at his Oklahoma country club. Johnson reported from Washington, Eversley Another was gunned down on a South Boston from McLean, Va.

Treatment guidelines issued for combat dogs More canines are injured in battle as roles expand in wars By Gregg Zoroya USA TODAY Panting is normal. That advice is among several new guidelines issued to battlefield doctors called on to treat dogs injured in the line of duty in Afghanistan. “Canines differ in anatomy and physiology,” the guidelines say. “Knowledge of key differences will assist the physician in resuscitating and stabilizing . . . prior to transport to veterinary care.” About 650 dogs — mostly German shepherds, Labrador retrievers and Malinois — are in Afghanistan to sniff out explosive booby traps for U.S. troops on patrol. A dog was with the SEAL team that killed Osama bin Laden last month. Since May 2010, 14 dogs have been killed in combat, six were wounded, and three are missing, says Army Maj. T.G. Taylor, spokes-

By Anja Niedringhaus, AP

In Afghanistan: A Marine tends to his dog, known as an “Improvised Detection Dog.” man for U.S. Central Command. There are seven teams of military veterinarians in Afghanistan and two veterinary hospitals. Dogs wounded by roadside bombs or gunshots may first arrive by helicopter at field hospitals along with human casualties.

Hence the need to know about dog anatomies. Among the differences noted by the Army Institute of Surgical Research: Normal heart rates are 20 beats-per-minute faster than humans, and body temperatures are 2 to 3 degrees higher. Blood pressure is the same, and dogs can suffer a form of post-traumatic stress disorder. The guidelines, distributed in April, alert doctors about fine distinctions. Pulse-rate monitors people wear on a finger should be attached to a dog’s ear or tongue; electrodes for electrocardiograms can be placed on foot pads, where fur will not interfere with a reading. The guidelines also list those medications for humans that can be used on dogs. Most important: The handler should be bedside. “Handlers are very attached to the dogs, and the dogs are very responsive to their handlers,” says Col. Kelly Mann, an Army veterinarian involved in the guidelines. “If at all possible, the handler and the dog should stay together.”

Bombings kill U.S. contractor, 23 Iraqis in Baghdad MCT News Service

BAGHDAD — Bombs killed an American finance expert and at least 23 Iraqis Thursday in one of the worst sieges of violence the Iraqi capital has seen in months. Dr. Stephen Everhart, an international development and finance expert under contract to the U.S. Agency for International Development, was killed when a roadside bomb hit the convoy in which he was traveling, U.S. and Iraqi officials said. Three people were wound-

ed, including at least one American, they said. The 23 Iraqis died in a series of explosions that struck Shiite neighborhoods in south Baghdad, police said. At least 120 people were wounded in those attacks. Police put the toll at 21 dead and 107 wounded when three bombs planted inside black plastic bags detonated inside a market packed with shoppers in the al Shurta neighborhood. A bomb in a parked car detonated in the Abu Disheer neighborhood in south Baghdad, killing two people and in-

juring 10 others, and a roadside bomb attack on an Iraqi army patrol in the Sunni neighborhood of Jamiaa wounded three troops, Iraqi police said. Everhart was visiting a branch of the Mustansiriyah University, where he was to introduce a new business curriculum when the roadside bomb exploded. It wasn’t clear if the bombers knew who was riding in the convoy. The assaults come amid growing questions about the effectiveness of the Iraqi Interior Ministry, which still lacks a minister to head it, due to the

long-running political impasse following the March 2010 elections. Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki, who’s acting minister of defense and the interior, has said that political leaders have stacked the ministry with their followers, and it was riddled with collusion and infiltration. Adding to the uncertainties for the country’s security, the major political blocs have been unable to agree on whether to ask U.S. forces to stay beyond the Dec. 31 withdrawal date agreed to under President George W. Bush.


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Lexus takes top spot in quality survey Industry sees improvement from last year Greg Gardner Detroit Free Press

Toyota Motor Corp. recovered and Ford Motor Co. stumbled in J.D. Power and Associates’ closely watch 2011 initial quality study. The Westlake Village, Calif.-based researcher found consumers increasingly critical of complex technology designed to in-

crease smart phone use in vehicles. Despite the growing amount of technology in cars, the industry improved overall, to an average of 107 problems per 100 vehicles. That translates into about one problem per vehicle. The industry averaged 109 problems per 100 vehicles in 2010 and 108 in 2009. The study evaluated 32 brands based on survey responses from more than 73,000 purchasers and lessees of new 2011 modelyear vehicles after 90 days of ownership. Toyota’s Lexus brand

secured the No. 1 spot in the 2011 annual study, with 73 problems reported for every 100 vehicles, while the carmaker’s namesake brand finished No. 7. Toyota’s fellow Japanese rival, Honda Motor Co. Ltd., and its Acura luxury brand were No. 2 and No. 3, respectively. General Motors Co.’s Cadillac and GMC nameplates were the only two domestic brands to finish above the industry average. Dearborn-based Ford, the top-performing non-luxury brand last year with 93 problems per 100 vehicles,

tumbled to No. 23 with 116 problems per 100 vehicles. In a notable finding, the initial quality of 2011 models that did not undergo major redesigns, improved to a best-ever 103 problems per vehicle. But the number of problems reported among all-new or significantly redesigned models jumped 10 percent from last year (to 122 problems per hundred from 111 last year). Meanwhile, three assembly plants tied for Power’s Platinum quality award for making vehicles that averaged only 24 problems

per 100: Toyota’s Cambridge South plant in Ontario that produces the Lexus RX, Toyota’s Kyushu, Japan, plant that makes the Lexus ES, IS and RX, and Honda’s Greensburg, Ind., factory that makes the Civic. No plants operated by Detroit-area automakers received a top award for initial quality. Last year, GM’s Lansing Grand River plant was ranked third among North and South American plants, while the Cadillac CTS made there was rated the thirdbest entry-level premium car.

TOP VEHICLES

The top scorers in four of the biggest segments of the U.S. auto market in J.D. Power and Associates’ annual quality rankings: » Compact: Honda Civic and Honda Insight hybrid (tie), Toyota Prius hybrid » Midsize: Honda Accord, Subaru Legacy, Toyota Camry » Compact Crossover SUVs: Honda Element, Honda CR-V, Toyota FJ Cruiser » Full-size Pickup Trucks: Ford F-150, Toyota Tundra, Chevrolet Avalanche

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Owosso’s Memorial eyeing affiliation

Sparrow Health System is preparing a proposal for an affiliate hospital partnership with Memorial Healthcare in Owosso. Lansing-based Sparrow was among five area health systems that received requests for proposals from Memorial. Memorial spokeswoman Irma King said the hospital is not looking for a “buyout,” but an affiliation that would give it access to more services, purchasing power and capital. Sparrow would not provide further details on its proposal. Memorial also sent requests to St. John Providence Health System, Covenant HealthCare, Pennant Health Alliance and McLaren Health Care Corp., which owns Ingham Regional Medical Center in Lansing.

Spartan Motors cuts employees CHARLOTTE —

Spartan Motors Inc. has laid off some workers because of a drop in defense and emergency response business. The specialty vehicle and custom chassis maker did not release the number of cuts, though spokesman Russell Chick said the recent cuts were not “seismic changes.” Spartan had about 670 workers in Charlotte as of April. Spartan has cut contract and temporary workers in the past, significantly reducing its workforce over the past few years.

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Rite Aid loses less money in quarter CAMP HILL, Pa. —

Drugstore chain Rite Aid Corp. lost money during the fiscal first quarter. The company reported Thursday it lost $65.5 million, or 7 cents per share, for the quarter that ended May 28. That was less than the $76 million, or 9 cents per share, it lost one year earlier.

— From staff and wire reports

Joelle Tessler The Associated Press

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — A published report

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Job seekers stand in line this month at a job fair in Southfield. Applications for unemployment benefits rose to a seasonally adjusted 429,000 last week, the Labor Department said Thursday.

Layoffs and housing data point to chronic problems The Associated Press

Lansing-area jobless rate up slightly

WASHINGTON — Sour reports Thursday on the number of people who sought unemployment benefits and buyers of new homes illustrate what Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke acknowledged Wednesday. Many factors weighing on the economy are proving to be more chronic than first imagined. Applications for unemployment benefits rose to a seasonally adjusted 429,000 last week, the Labor Department said Thursday. It was the biggest jump in a month and marked the 11th straight week that applications have been above 400,000. Elevated unemployment benefit claims signal a worsening job market. New home sales fell in May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 319,000, the Commerce Department said. That’s far below the 700,000 homes per year that economists say must be sold to sustain a healthy housing

The Lansing area’s jobless rate ticked up slightly in May as more people sought seasonal work. The jobless rate for Ingham, Clinton and Eaton counties was at 7.9 percent last month, the Department of Technology, Management and Budget reported Thursday. That was up from 7.6 percent in April but down from 9.9 percent in May 2010. Michigan’s jobless rate was 10.3 percent in May, while the national rate was 9.1 percent. State and national rates are adjusted for seasonal factors, while the local unemployment rate is not. Local unemployment rose because more people started looking for summer work, said

Mark Reffitt, regional economic analyst with the state. About 800 jobs were added in the construction sector over the month, while the manufacturing sector added about 200 jobs. Those gains were stronger than the area typically experiences in May, Reffitt said. Clinton, Eaton and Ingham counties continued to come in among the state’s lowest jobless rates. Clinton County ranked second with a jobless rate of 6.7 percent, followed by Eaton County in fourth with 7.2 percent. Ingham County was 10th with a 8.5 percent rate.

market. Sales of new homes have fallen 18 percent in the two years since the recession ended. Stocks fell after the weaker data on housing and layoffs were released. It came one day after the

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JUNE 24, 2011

EDITORIAL BOARD Brian Priester President and Publisher

Michael K. Hirten Executive Editor

Stephanie Angel Managing Editor

Elaine Kulhanek

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Time to talk about retiree health care No need to rush, but state A must begin to address issue

legislative proposal to drastically alter health care benefits for future retirees from the state work force is making its way through hearings at the Capitol. The details may be worth debating, but it’s a concept that deserves serious discussion and consideration. First, Michigan cannot afford to keep paying for health coverage for workingage retirees — those who opt to retire before age 65. It’s not fair to taxpayers, many of whom are private sector workers who have lost such benefits, if they ever had them in the first place. Second, the unsustainable costs of retiree care make a thoughtful study of changes necessary. This plan could be a starting place. As outlined, it would allow workers hired before 1997 to keep full health benefits in retirement. Those hired after 1997 would get a lump sum payment to a “health reimbursement account” at retirement. The amounts would vary based on

OUR POINT IS... It’s time for Michigan to begin the difficult discussion about cutting costs of state retiree health care.

years of service. In current dollars, they would range from $2,000 for those with four or fewer years and up to $66,642 for those with 13 years of service. The package also asks employees to contribute toward their pension costs. Those hired before 1997 are covered by a traditional defined benefit plan, which offers set monthly payments upon retirement. They would have to pay 4 percent of their salary to keep accruing those benefits. Those workers could opt out of the payments by switching into the 401(k) retirement system offered to employees

hired after 1997. Their existing traditional pensions would be frozen and paid to them at retirement. It’s a complex plan, but one that would reduce the state’s unfunded liability for retiree health care from $14.7 billion to $9.1 billion — a $5.6 billion savings that is certainly worth consideration. A legitimate criticism of the concept is timing. The bills as written would give 20,000 state workers hired before 1997 from July 1 to Aug. 31 to make their decisions about which plan to select. That would be an extraordinarily fast turnaround. State workers already face likely concessions on salaries and their current health benefits. Questions about retirement benefits are not as urgent; there is no need for this discussion to be rushed. But be clear, there is a need for a thoughtful and thorough discussion. This is not an issue that will fade. Reforms are needed. Let the discussion begin.

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Michigan needs statewide ban to prohibit smoking in public It is time the rest of Michigan followed University of Michigan’s example. We should ban public smoking statewide. We need to do something to make Michigan more exciting. We should start shifting our slogan of “Pure Michigan” to “Healthy Michigan” to attract the 80 percent of adults who do not smoke. I can’t put into words how selfish and disrespectful some smokers seem to be. Just recently, my wife and kids and I were enjoying lunch outside a downtown Lansing restaurant only to have our experience ruined by some inconsiderate smoker puffing away upwind from our table. Is it that person’s “right” to ruin our lunch? I am not advocating prohibition. People who choose to smoke can do so on their own property in a way that affects no one else. However, the majority who do not smoke should be free of these annoying clouds of toxic substances in every shared space.

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is right about the lack of a long-term and comprehensive energy policy as being the root cause of high gas prices. Michael J. Wilson (Viewpoints, June 19) takes the usual Democratic strategy of demonizing business in spite of the facts. Here are some facts. Profits as measured by return on equity for some major companies: » Average oil companies: 20 percent » Microsoft: 43.7 percent » Google: 21 percent » Johnson and Johnson: 24 percent » McDonalds: 34 percent » Caterpillar: 27 percent » Oracle: 23 percent » Apple: 33 percent » AT&T: 18.5 percent » ExxonMobil: 21 percent » Chevron: 19 percent The “subsidies” that continue are basically depreciation allowances similar to those that all companies may use. Wilson is right on one contention, Chris Weiss that politics is why we’ve been unable Okemos to formulate and enact an energy policy. This administration is not helping with Nation needs to get moving lip service but no action.

on comprehensive energy plan Mark J. Perry (Viewpoints, June 19)

Michael Danek Laingsburg

We have lost sight of what’s really important in our lives Thought I’d turn on the Internet to get today’s important news: President Barack Obama’s new Twitter account, Crystal Harris and Hugh Hefner, “Green Lantern” is the No. 1 movie, J. Lo’s wardrobe malfunction, Tone Loc arrested for domestic violence, adding cherries to your diet, keeping open cabinets looking neat, Bristol Palin’s loss of virginity, cost of a soccer mom, and finding cheap toilet paper. It’s good to know that people are laser focused on all the important things in their daily lives. Excuse me, but I just have to click into my Twitter account and see what the president tweets today. I feel so focused! George Hurrell Lansing

Our lawmakers are beholden to too many special interests

The report by Michigan Campaign Finance Network on election spending continues to point out the debts that our representatives owe to known and unknown special interests. It is little wonder that we are being asked by government to resolve the state and country’s hefty financial, environmental and infrastructure problems instead of those responsible.

Richard J. Hesse East Lansing

Court should have supported class action The Supreme Court ruled Monday that female employees of Wal-Mart could not band together to sue over what they said was pervasive gender discrimination by the iconic retailer. The legal issues in the case were complicated, but the central question was a simple one and the court got it wrong. As a result of the decision, serious allegations against Wal-Mart dating back a decade won’t be tested in court, and similar lawsuits against other employers will never be undertaken at all. The overall decision was 9-0 in favor of Wal-Mart. But on the specific and most substantial issue of whether Wal-Mart’s female employees might seek to join together because of a common experience of discrimination, the vote was 5-4. Class-action suits of the kind WalMart employees wanted to bring provide significant advantages over individual lawsuits. Among other things, they allow an avenue of relief for far-flung employees who might not be able to afford to

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Quoting a judge on the appeals court that considered the case, Scalia wrote that the potential members of the class “held a multitude of different jobs, at different levels of Wal-Mart’s hierarchy, for variable lengths of time, in 3,400 stores, bring lawsuits on their own. sprinkled across 50 states, with a kaleidoIn seeking to have a court certify scope of supervisors (male and female), 1.5 million present and former female Wal-Mart employees as a class, the plain- subject to a variety of regional policies that all differed. ... Some thrived while tiffs amassed impressive evidence of others did poorly. They have little in pervasive discrimination. common but their sex and this lawsuit.” First, there were data showing wideThis takes far too narrow a view of spread disparities in pay and promotion; commonality and would protect a compasecond, there were personal anecdotes nywide policy of gender discrimination of discrimination; and finally there was a study of Wal-Mart’s corporate culture, or racial discrimination so long as it was which was characterized, an expert sug- manifested in different settings and job categories. gested, by gender stereotyping. (One Whether Wal-Mart engages in pervaplaintiff, for instance, said she was told sive sex discrimination is an accusation, to “doll up” and “blow the cobwebs off not an established fact. But the Supreme her makeup.”) Justice Antonin Scalia, writing for the Court should have allowed the company’s female employees the opportunity to join majority, belittled this evidence, saying it didn’t prove the “commonality” that is together to make their case. Los Angeles Times, June 21 necessary under the law to create a class.

In the aftermath of the exposure and resignation of Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., from Congress, his colleagues, some journalists, ethicists and pundits are trying to sort out what it means. Has a new standard been created in Washington? How can Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., remain in office under an ethical cloud about money and Weiner be forced to resign because he had fantasy sex? It wasn’t even “real” sex, like Bill Clinton had. Clinton also lied about sex and was impeached for lying (but not for the sex). Some wonder whether the behavior of Clinton and some Republicans mirrors a CAL national moral decline? The Washington Post ran THOMAS a front-page story last week, the sub headline of which said, “Had congressman not lied, colleague says, ‘it could have ended differently.’” So it isn’t what used to be called moral turpitude that did Weiner in, but lying about it? If he had not been exposed, would he have been any less morally guilty? Who decides? A University of Maryland student friend of mine tells me one of her classes last semester discussed “the normalization of deviance.” In an age when what is normal is determined by culture and opinion polls, deviance has ceased to have meaning. That’s because there is now no nationally accepted standard by which it can be measured. If lying is now the unpardonable political sin, we may at last have found a way to limit congressional terms. If lying is sufficient reason to expel a member, then the halls of Congress may soon be vacant. All politicians lie at some level, even Jimmy Carter, who promised during the 1976 campaign and in the aftermath of Watergate, “I’ll never lie to you.” He did though. Google “Jimmy Carter lies” and read for yourself. According to the list, he’s still telling lies, 30 years after leaving office. George H.W. Bush promised, “Read my lips. No new taxes.” He caved into Congress, which raised taxes during his single term. Bush signed the legislation. In 1963, before cynicism replaced skepticism in the press, Pentagon spokesman Arthur Sylvester spoke about government’s “inherent right to lie.” Granted, it was in the context of “to save itself when facing a nuclear disaster...” but as we know from the Pentagon Papers, lies from government became commonplace during the Vietnam War. President Barack Obama’s lies about many things are catalogued on various websites and increasingly in newspapers. Some who led cheers for him in 2008 are now finding his lies difficult to ignore. Glenn Kessler, who writes the Fact Checker column for the Washington Post, recently awarded the president “three Pinocchios” (out of four) for his claim that “Chrysler has repaid every dime and more of what it owes American taxpayers for their support during my presidency.” Sure, Republicans lie, too, but if lying about something, rather than bad behavior, is the new standard in Washington, D.C., someone had better tell the politicians. Thomas Jefferson did in an Aug. 19, 1785 letter to Peter Carr: “... he who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it much easier to do it a second and third time, till at length it becomes habitual ... This falsehood of the tongue leads to that of the heart, and in time depraves all its good dispositions.”

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Bill ends benefits for ex-lawmakers House OKs plan eliminating retiree health care insurance Tim Martin The Associated Press

Michigan lawmakers advanced another proposal Thursday to eliminate retiree health care insurance for future and most current members of the Legislature. The state House approved a measure by a 107-3 vote, sending the bill to the Senate. The legislation would limit the benefits to those who became qualified

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participants in the system before Jan. 1, 2007, and have served at least six years as a lawmaker. The measure also would ban the benefits for future lawmakers and most of those currently serving in the Legislature. Only veteran lawmakers and already qualified former lawmakers would retain eligibility. Current law allows ex-lawmakers who served at least six years in the Legislature to get health coverage once they turn 55, most-

ly at taxpayer expense. The benefit has come under fire in recent years because many employees in both the public and private sectors have dealt with reductions in health care coverage while lawmakers have kept their coverage even in retirement. It cost about $5 million to provide health and dental benefits to 348 retired lawmakers and their dependents in the 2009-10 fiscal year. “This is about us leading by example, plain and simple,” said Republican Rep. Joel Johnson of Clare. “You can’t find a benefit like this outside of the Legislature and it is high time we eliminate it.” This is the first attempt by the

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» The bill, which now goes to the state Senate, limits retiree health care insurance for lawmakers who have served at least 6 years and who became qualified participants in the system before Jan. 1, 2007. » It would eliminate the benefits for most current legislators and all future lawmakers. » Other bills pending in the Legislature would affect benefits for other groups of public retirees.

lawmakers in the 2011-12 Legislature to rein in the retirement benefit. In recent years, both the House and Senate have passed bills that would scale back retirement health

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A man who broke into a downtown Lansing restaurant Wednesday night, stealing undisclosed items, was chased by the owner to the nearby bus station but was able to get away, police said. The man broke into Restaurant Mediteran, at 333 S. Washington Square, about 9:40 p.m., Lansing police said. The owner saw the intruder and chased him to the Capital Area Transportation Authority station about a block away but then lost him.

MDOT will close or combine 8 facilities

EAST LANSING — A move by the Michigan Department of Transportation that will lead to the closing or consolidation of eight facilities is part of his administration’s efforts to save money, Gov. Rick Snyder said Thursday. “We have to meet our budget goals. So we’re just working through that process,” the governor told reporters after speaking to small-business owners in East Lansing. The department plans to save $300,000 a year by eliminating eight facilities by Oct. 1. The agency has shrunk staffing by 15 percent since 2009 and has decided not to fill 60 supervisory positions. The department plans to close Transportation Service Centers in Cass City, Howard City, Grayling and Escanaba and assign their duties to the closest regional office. The Superior Region Office in Escanaba will remain open. Construction field offices in Tecumseh, Allen Park and Rockford will close, while the Macomb and Port Huron service centers will be combined. MDOT’s Lansing staff is consolidating offices. — From staff and wire reports

2 shootings reported Thursday in Lansing One mandelivering newspapers shot in carjacking attempt Kevin Grasha kgrasha@lsj.com

Dollar Tree manager robbed at gunpoint

A manager of a southside Dollar Tree store was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night, after leaving the business. At about 9:35 p.m., a man in a black car drove up, pointed a handgun at the manager and demanded her purse, which contained the South Cedar Street store’s nightly deposits, police said. The suspect then drove east on Cavanaugh Road. Anyone with information is urged to call CrimeStoppers anonymously at 483-STOP. Tips can also be sent anonymously by text message. Send the message to 847411, begin the message with “LPD517,” leave a space, then type the message.

coverage or make lawmakers work longer to get it. But neither chamber has passed the same version, so state law hasn’t changed and the old system remains in place. That’s fueled skepticism about whether lawmakers are serious about eliminating the benefit. Some lawmakers say they would prefer a plan that eliminates the benefit for all current legislators. “This bill could and should be stronger,” said Rep. Dian Slavens, D-Canton Township. “But this is a good start.” Those voting against the bill were Democrats Doug Geiss, Richard LeBlanc and Jimmy Womack.

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Crews work Wednesday to build the massive U2 360 Tour stage on the field at MSU’s Spartan Stadium.

New Spartan Stadium turf coming from Colorado E

AST LANSING — Come football season, the sacred turf at Spartan Stadium will be ... pure Colorado. In an email this week, Bill Drushel of Webberville Feed & Grain, though reluctant to dish any dirt on Michigan State University, pointed out what seemed to him like a travesty regarding Green and White soil. He wrote: “I understand that MSU has contracted out of state to supply and put down new turf after (Sunday’s) U2 concert. We have one of the best turf schools in the country and we go outside of the system to get the work done? What’s going on here? Something doesn’t add up to the average observer.” In a subsequent phone interview, Drushel said he knows some of the people in MSU’s celebrated turfgrass science program. “This has to be a slap in the face for them,” he added. MSU spokesman Kent Cassella confirmed this week that the replacement turf would be imported from the Rocky Mountain State, but that the MSU turf experts were all for it. He explained it this way: “ ... The key to success (in growing turf) is finding matching soil. Our turfgrass experts did soil analysis of growers across Michigan and across the country. None in Michigan matched the soil we have in Spartan Stadium, but a Colorado grower did.”

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Workers install sod on the field at Spartan Stadium one square at a time in this 2002 file photo. After Sunday’s U2 concert, the field will be restored using soil from Colorado.

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Cassella went on to say that Michigan has excellent turf growers, but none of them had the right dirt. “Because of the short time we have to reestablish the root system, soil match is vital to success,” Cassella wrote. “And, as you can imagine, failure is not an option.”

But they didn’t specify which year … Bill from Williamston wants to know if the rest stop on westbound Interstate 96, near Okemos, will ever open again. Check out my blog at www.lsj.com/ johnschneiderblog.

Huh? Are we talking about a football field here, or a bone marrow transplant? The soil around MSU isn’t good enough for the football field? See SCHNEIDER, Page 3B

A man delivering the Lansing State Journal who police said was shot in the arm during an attempted carjacking was one of two victims of early Thursday morning shootings. That incident happened at about 4:45 a.m. in the 1400 block of Ada Street, near Baker Street, police said. Two men wearing bandanas and hooded sweat shirts walked up to Wayne Houts’ two-door Saturn and attempted a carjacking, said Lansing police Lt. Noel Garcia. Houts, 40, resisted and was shot in the arm, Garcia said. He was able to drive away and flag down a police officer. He was treated at a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. About 2½ hours earlier, around 2:20 a.m., a Lansing police officer was responding to an unrelated larceny call when the officer saw a man crawling in the middle of East Michigan Avenue, Garcia said. The 23-year-old Lansing man had a gunshot wound to his left calf. The victim told police he had been shot behind a party store on East Michigan Avenue, near Hosmer Street. He was taken to a local hospital and treated. Garcia said the man appeared intoxicated and was uncooperative when paramedics arrived. Anyone with information about either incident is urged to call CrimeStoppers anonymously at 483-STOP. Tips can also be sent anonymously by text message. Send the message to 847411, begin the message with “LPD517,” leave a space, then type the message.

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» Lansing police are asking anyone with information about the shooting of a newspaper delivery man during an attempted carjacking or a man wounded in a shooting behind a party story early Thursday to call Crimestoppers at 483-STOP. » Both victims were treated at a local hospital for injuries that weren’t life threatening.

Businesses say they’re hurting from Saginaw work Laura Misjak lmisjak@lsj.com

LANSING TWP. — Traffic along

the typically busy West Saginaw Street has dwindled since road construction began in April and business owners say they are suffering. “Saginaw is a ghost street now,” said Les LeMonde, an employee at Insty-Prints, 3121 W. Saginaw St. “Once people experience (the construction) once, they are just avoiding the entire area.” LeMonde said sales the past six weeks have been the worst InstyPrintshashadinthelastthreeyears, thought he was not more specific. He and several other business owners spoke about the construction-bruised business along the Saginaw Street corridor during a

ONE SECTION FINISHED, ANOTHER NEARLY DONE

» State officials announced Thursday that one of three segments of the West Saginaw/M-43 construction project, between Commerce Drive and Mall Drive West, has been completed ahead of schedule. » A second segment, between Waverly Road and Rosemary

meeting Thursday with Michigan Department of Transportation officials at Lansing Township hall. The $4 million project is expected to be finished in September. Two other nearby construction projects are making the plight of businesses worse, including an adjacent federally funded $40 million MDOT project on West

Avenue, is expected to be completed before the Fourth of July weekend, weather permitting. » A third, larger segment, between Mall Drive West and Waverly Road where the Lansing Mall, Meijer and Target are located, will begin after July 4.

Saginaw near the Interstate 96 interchange in Delta Township and Lansing’s combined sewer overflow project that’s closed a portion of Oakland Avenue. David Ghannam, owner of Irish Pub & Grill, 1910 W. Saginaw St., said he was never notified about See ROAD WORK, Page 2B

Westbound traffic moves slowly Thursday as work on M-43 near Canal Road continues. Some businesses are suffering as construction continues along the city’s main east-west artery. ROD SANFORD LANSING STATE JOURNAL


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Commentator touts book at Lansing church Scott Davis sedavis@lsj.com

Ann Coulter pulled no punches Thursday in Lansing. After all, she said, she’s taking on the nation’s “liberal mob.” The fiesty conservative commentator swung by Central United Methodist Church to promote her new book, “Demonic: How the Liberal Mob is Endangering America.” She also claimed

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the projects that have cut into traffic at his restaurant. “Every business from Canal Road all the way to (Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard) is being affected,” Ghannam said. MDOT officials held three public meetings in Delta Townshipbeforeconstruction. They were poorly attended. “We aren’t perfect any more than the rest of you are,” said MDOT Lansing Transportation Service Center Manager Steve Bower. “We can’t predict how traffic will flee the area with a halfmile detour. If I would have known what I know now, we would have sent out letters all the way to the river.” Rob Welch, assistant delivery engineer on the Saginaw Street project, said crews are working overtime and using a concrete mixture that strengthens faster to speed up the project. Once construction is finished, traffic lights will be equipped with sensors to better control vehicle flow, three concrete islands are planned to control illegal turns near Lansing Mall in Delta Township and there will be more sidewalks and better lighting near I-96. “Concerns are not falling on deaf ears,” Welch said. “We are doing everything we can.”

President Barack Obama is leading the country to socialism and ruin. Health care reform legislation passed in 2009 is a case in point, she said. Coulter contended the health insurance system was working fine until government began decadesagotomandatetreatments—suchasgamblingaddiction therapy — that would be covered by insurers. “As usual, the Democrat solution for a problem created by government is more government,” Coulter told about 500 people at the downtown church. “I don’t know why conservatives are upset that Obama golfs. As long as he is golfing, he is not socializing another part

of the economy.” Coulter’s visit, part of a Michigan tour that also includes stops in Troy and GrandRapids,wassponsored by the free-market group Americans for ProsperityMichigan. Coulter, who has a degree from the University of Michigan Law School, also took questions from the audience and had a book-signing session afterward. While Coulter dismissively mentioned former Gov. Jennifer Granholm (“Michigan is Native American for ‘No more Granholm’”) Republican Gov. Rick Snyder was absent from the talk. In recent days, Snyder has taken heat from conservatives for be-

ing the only Republican governor nationwide who has refused to seek a repeal of health care reform. Coulter mainly discussed national politics. Among her observations: » Al-Qaida leader Osama’s bin Laden’s death proves that enhanced interrogation works. » There were, in fact weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. » Republicans are conciliatory by nature while Democrats have a contrary, mob-like mentality. » The only way to deal with a real mob is through aggressive tactics, such as the way the National Guard dealt with rioting students

Conservative commentator and author Ann Coulter speaks Thursday at Central United Methodist Church in Lansing. MATTHEW DAE SMITH FOR THE LSJ

at Kent State University. Coulter also said Democrats have no right to claim the moral high ground on civil rights because for many decades after the Civil War southern Democrats fought

anti-lynching laws and other civil rights legislation. “They used to appeal to the mob of segregationists,” Coulter said. “Now, they just appeal to whatever mob comes along.”

Advocates protest raid Supreme Court on Livingston dispensary takes medical

marijuana cases

Owners face prison after sting operation

Justices to rule on outdoor grows, retroactive registry coverage

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BRIGHTON — As more than a dozen protesters carried signs in front of Brighton’s 53rd District Court building in support of the operators of the Marshall Alternatives medical marijuana dispensary, owners Alan and Christi Marshall were arraigned inside Thursdaymorningoncharges of delivery of marijuana. Alan Marshall, 39, is also charged as a habitual offender. He could face eight years in prison. Christi Marshall, 37, could face four years in prison. Also charged is dispensary employee Stephanie Lynn Baxter, 30, who faces two counts of delivery of marijuana. Not guilty pleas were entered by the court for all three defendants. All three were released on $10,000 personal recognizance bonds. They are scheduled to appear in court again next month.

Ed White The Associated Press

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Robin Schneider (left) and Jamie Lowell carry signs protesting recent raids and legal action against Marshalls Alternatives near Fowlerville. The group of more than a dozen protesters stood outside of Livingston County District Court on Thursday morning. The protesters said law enforcement targets medical marijuana users in spite of a referendum approved by voters in November 2008 allowing the medical use of marijuana. “We’ve got to break the law to treat ourselves,” said Robert “Monkey Paw” Garner, who traveled from Mt. Clemens to participate in the protest. Marshall Alternatives has been raided twice recently by the Livingston and Washtenaw Narcotics

Team, once on March 2 and again Tuesday. According to court documents, the Marshalls several times sold marijuana to an undercover officer who had a fake medical marijuana card. DenisePollicella,business attorney for Marshall Alternatives, said the officer’s use of a fake medical marijuana card is “entrapment.” She and the Marshalls have consistently said they believe they are operating the facility in a legal fashion.

DETROIT — The Michigan Supreme Court has agreed to hear two criminal cases about medical marijuana, the first such appeals accepted by the state’s highest court since voters approved the limited use of marijuana in 2008. In a case from Shiawassee County, the court will consider what’s meant by keeping marijuana in an “enclosed,lockedfacility,”a requirement under the law. In a second case, from Oakland County, the issues include whether someone using marijuana must have consulted a doctor after the law was passed, not before. In both, drug charges were dismissed but later restored by the Michigan Court of Appeals. The Supreme Court said Thursday it would welcome input from the attorney

general and groups representing defense lawyers and prosecutors. Michigan allows marijuana to be used to alleviate the symptoms of certain illnesses if someone sees a doctor and gets a state-issued card. Larry King, 55, of Shiawassee County, has chronic back pain. Despite having a state card, he was charged with drug crimes after Owosso police discovered marijuana growing in a dog kennel, which had a locked, 6-foot-high fence and was partiallycoveredwithblack plastic on the sides. In Oakland County, Alexander Kolanek, 25, said he smoked marijuana to deal with problems related to Lyme disease. He talked to a doctor about the benefits of pot before voters approved its use but didn’t get the doctor’s authorization until after an arrest for possession in 2009.

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McKean to lead LCC Foundation

Dan McKean has been named executive director of the Lansing Community College Foundation, which supports the college through scholarship development and fundraising for college initiatives. The foundation also serves as home to the college Alumni Association and Employee Development Fund. McKean is no stranger to the foundation. He worked there as alumni development manager in 2006-07, playing an instrumental role in helping the college celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2007. ICKKI From 2007 until returnOZIER ing to LCC this year, vdozier@lsj.com McKean was director of 377-1112 development and alumni relations at Michigan State University’s Lyman Briggs College, where he was responsible for fundraising, gift procurement and alumni relations among other duties. In 2006-07 McKean also was the founding chief operating officer for the International Partnership for Critical Markers of DisMcKean ease, a nonprofit organization created to establish partnerships between the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, National Institute for Health, the pharmaceutical industry, research universities and other health care partners. There he worked to develop coalitions and cooperation to support critical paths to drug approvals. McKean had earlier served as a Roman Catholic priest. He was pastor at St. Patrick Church in Brighton (1987-92, 1999-2006) and St. Mary Church in Williamston (1992-99). During this time McKean was involved in numerous fundraising projects that included funding for buildings and programs. McKean has a master of divinity degree from St. John’s Seminary in Plymouth and a bachelor of arts degree in social-economic policy with a minor in philosophy/human relations from MSU. He is a certified fundraising executive from the Association of Fundraising

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Elizabeth (Sanborn) Lindsey of St. Johns has received the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine on May 29 at the Louis J. Tullio Arena in Erie, Pa. Sanborn also was awarded the Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Award by LECOM. She is the daughter of Lawrence and Mary Ann Sanborn of St. Johns.

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Cassella agreed that MSU’s turf folks are among the best in the business — “so much so,” he added, “that they know exactly what it takes to get Spartan Stadium back to world-class status as quickly as possible.” And Michigan soil, they concluded, just won’t cut it. The Colorado company, Cassella said, has grown and installed fields for other sports venues across the country, and has a “stellar reputation.” In fact, because the U2 concert was postponed from last year, MSU’s field has been growing for more than a year — in Colorado.

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Greg Ianni, associate athletics director, said the reason they went with the Colorado turf was the

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A worker loads one of the 4,800 turf grass modules that made up Spartan Stadium’s playing surface onto a truck in this 2002 photo. timing. The MSU folks, thinking they only had a few months between the concert and the start of the football season, decided they needed the optimum soil match in Colorado to get the field ready for fall 2010. If they knew they had 15 months or so for the turnaround, Ianni said, they could have come up with the right soil blend, and grown the turf at MSU.

The turf folks were on board with the Colorado plan all along, he added. Cassella said it will take a few seasons to get (the field) back to top condition, but that it will be functional in the fall. And, in case you’re wondering, the U2 folks are paying for the whole thing.

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Lansing » Greathouse, Ken, 78,

of Lansing, former long haul truck driver, died Wednesday. There will be no services. Arrangements by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel. » Jeffrey, Kristi Marie, 53, of Lansing, died Wednesday. Memorial services 2 p.m. July 2 at Pennway Church of God. Arrangements by Riley Funeral Home. » Limbaugh, Ronald J., 60, of Lansing, formerly of Owosso, truck driver, died June 8. Services 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Riverview Church, Holt. Arrangements by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel. » Murphy, Ann Mabel, 90, of Lansing, formerly of Philadelphia, died Tuesday. Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel. » Perrone, Jack, 80, of Lansing, retired state Highway Department employee, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday at Church of the Res-

urrection. Arrangements by Estes-Leadley Funeral Homes, Greater Lansing. » Walker, Janet J., 76, of Lansing, retired Lansing public schools teacher, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. today at Tiffany Funeral Home.

Bellevue » Abbott, John A., 81,

of Bellevue, retired truck driver, died Wednesday. Services 11 a.m. Monday at Daniels Funeral Home, Nashville.

Charlotte » DeFrates, Margaret Ann

(Kline), 70, of Charlotte, retired bookkeeper, died Thursday. Visitation 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at BurkheadGreen Funeral Home, Charlotte. » Hunter, Earl Mark, 77, of Charlotte, died Wednesday. Visitation 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Pray Funeral Home, Charlotte.

Corunna » Watson, Sarah Joan

"Joan," 94, of Corunna, Johnson Control (Owosso) employee, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Saturday at Smith Family Funeral Homes, Corunna Chapel.

DeWitt » Masterson, Daniel M., 25,

of DeWitt, died Wednesday. Visitation 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at Catholic Community of St. Jude, DeWitt. Arrangements by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, DeWitt Chapel. » Taylor, Betty J., 73, of DeWitt and Boyne City, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, DeWitt Chapel.

East Lansing » Verderese, Frank Sr.,

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Elaine V. Pryor

Grand Ledge Elaine Velma Congdon Pryor, 90, went to be with the Lord on June 22, 2011, surrounded by her loving family. She was born November 10, 1920 in Gaylord, MI, daughter to Glenn and Hazel Congdon, who owned Congdon Bakery in Grand Ledge. Elaine had a lifelong passion for learning about numerous subjects including nutrition, religion and history. She traveled throughout the world and loved meeting new people. She hosted foreign exchange students from 1963-1972. Elaine loved creating through knitting, cooking, sewing and weaving. She also played in the High School Orchestra and continued her love of music throughout her life. Survivors include her children: Charlene Pryor of Jackson, Cheryl Sturgis of Portland, Carol and Caren Pryor both of Ann Arbor, Colleen (John) Hamill of Spokane, WA, Bryon Pryor and Charisse (Bill) Mullins both of Grand Ledge; 10 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 1 great greatgrandchild. She is predeceased by her husband of 42 years, Luther; granddaughter Rose Mullins and great grandson Joshua Lundquist. "Don’t cry I’ll see Jesus before you do." A Graveside Service will be held Saturday, June 25th - 10:00 a.m. at the Oakwood Cemetery, Morley St., Grand Ledge, MI 48837. The family has entrusted services with the Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge. Online condolences may be made at www.petersandmurrayfuneralhome.com.

June "Shorty" Stow

June "Shorty" Stow, formerly of East Lansing, lived a full and vibrant life and died peacefully surrounded by the love of her family on June 19, 2011. She was born on January 3, 1919 in Alliance, OH, one of identical twin daughters to Clara B. and Curtis M. Shetler. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1940 and met and married her husband Robert M. Stow, M.D. in 1944. They moved to East Lansing in 1952 where they lived for 50 years. In recent years, following Bob’s death in 2003, she resided in Scottsdale, AZ and Glen Lake, MI. All who know her will remember her capacity for love, kindness and generosity. Throughout her life June made her family her focus and was a devoted daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She provided guidance, instilled faith and warmly touched those around her. She was a dedicated volunteer and enjoyed affiliation with many community organizations. She was on the Board of Elders of Peoples Church, a member of the Junior League of Lansing, the Ingham County Medical Auxiliary, Women’s Board of Sparrow Hospital and Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity. An avid (maybe rabid!) golfer she enjoyed her many friends at Walnut Hills Country Club, Delray Dunes Country Club in FL and Asheville Country Club in NC. Her real life story is one of great energy and joy. She loved to dance and dance she did! She and Bob danced in ballrooms and they danced at parties. She danced for charity in the Junior League Follies and with all of her grandsons at their weddings. June devoted years to her volunteer work. Washing dishes for her church, delivering meals to the homebound, working in the gift shop at Sparrow Hospital, pushing a snack cart at St. Lawrence Hospital, and selling in and organizing for the Junior League Thrift Shop. Her white gloves never stopped her from rolling up her sleeves and getting dirty. The "Stow House" was always open to dozens of teens she fed, taught to play bridge and golf but mostly just kept out of trouble. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 58 years, granddaughter Stephanie A. Stow and twin sister Jean Jones. She is survived by her son Robert C. Stow and wife Karen, daughter Kay Riegel and husband Al, grandsons, Robert Stow and wife Debbie, Geoffrey Stow and wife Amy, David Church and wife Caren, Bradley Church and wife Christina, Brian Riegel, Matthew Riegel and wife Megan and fourteen great-grandchildren. The family would like to thank her whole team from Hospice of the Valley, Cinda in AZ, and grateful thanks to her longtime loving caregiver Ericka. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, family requests contributions to Hospice of the Valley at 1570 E. Flower St, Phoenix, AZ 85014-5656, or the Human Society of your choice.

Grand Ledge » Gardella, David Louis, 44,

of Grand Ledge, formerly of Mount Clemens, information technology specialist, died Thursday of natural causes. Visitation 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at South Church, Lansing. Arrangements by Holihan-Atkin Funeral Home, Grand Ledge. » Morgan, LeRoy "Roy," 81, of Grand Ledge, B&M Service Co. owner, died Wednesday. Services 11 a.m. Saturday at Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge.

85, of East Lansing, retired Verderese Distributing Co. owner/operator, died Tuesday. Services 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Holt Thomas Aquinas Catholic » Murray, Joyce Elaine, Church, East Lansing. 66, of Holt, died WednesArrangements by day. Memorial services Gorsline Runciman Fu11 a.m. Monday at Chapel neral Homes, East Chapel, In The Pines Funeral East Lansing. Home, Lansing.

Eaton Rapids » Bunker, Daryl Dean, 63,

of Eaton Rapids, former truck driver, died Tuesday. There will be no services. Arrangements by Skinner Funeral Home, Eaton Rapids. » Miller, Beverly, 81, of Eaton Rapids, cook, died Tuesday. Private services

& DEATHS&FUNERALS Brighton Age 51, passed away June 22, 2011. She was born on September 19, 1959 a daughter of Kenneth and Marguerite (Muske) Wayt. Cindy is survived by her mother, Marguerite Wayt of Brighton; children: Megan Browers of Nantuckett, MA, Daniel McNeely of Farmington Hills, & Colleen McNeely of Brighton, a granddaughter Emy Browers and a grandson on the way; and siblings: Ken Wayt, and Kathy Koers. She was preceded in death by her father, Kenneth Wayt. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Brighton with visitation beginning at 1:00 p.m. at the Church with Rev. Fr. Mark J. Rutherford celebrating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Cindy’s name are suggested to Ovarian Cancer Research http://www.ocrf.org Please visit Cindy’s Book of Memories at www.keehnfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Keehn Funeral Home, Brighton.

will be held. Arrangements by Shelly-Odell Funeral Home, Eaton Rapids.

Ithaca » Hirschman, Charlotte

Jane, 81, of Ithaca, public school teacher, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday at Smith Family Funeral Homes, Ithaca Chapel.

Leslie » Stitt, Ralph Elmer, 77,

of Leslie, retired teacher, died Saturday. There will be no services. Arrangements by J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Tecumseh.

Mulliken » Collier, Donald Frank, 93,

of Mulliken, farmer, retired state Parks and Recreation Department employee and former Reo Motors Co. employee, died Tuesday. Services 11 a.m. today at Sunfield United Brethren Church. Arrangements by Rosier Funeral Home, MapesFisher Chapel, Sunfield. » Shafer, Jack Douglas, 59, of Mulliken, died Monday. Services 2:30 p.m. today at Deepdale Memorial Gardens, Lansing. Arrangements by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel.

Okemos » Mir, Ghulam, 82, of

Okemos, Mir's Oriental Rugs owner, died Thursday. Services 12:30 p.m. today at Islamic Center of Lansing. Arrangements by Estes-Leadley Funeral Homes, Greater Lansing Chapel.

Owosso » Valentine, LeWana Jane,

11 a.m. Saturday at Smith Family Funeral Homes, Jennings-Lyons Chapel, Owosso.

Elsewhere » Phinney, Charles L., 89,

of Birmingham, Ala., formerly of Lansing, retired state Department of Transportation employee, died Tuesday. Services noon today at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel. » Robbins, Naomi Loretta, 95, of Houghton Lake Heights, formerly of Lansing, retired General Motors employee, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. today at Christler Funeral Home, Houghton Lake Chapel. Graveside services 3 p.m. today at Evergreen Cemetery Lansing. » Schulte, Paul "David," 70, of Kalamazoo, died Thursday. Arrangements by Estes-Leadley Funeral Homes, Holt-Delhi Chapel. » Snider, Bruce Allen, 56, of Erwin, Tenn., formerly of Owosso, Walmart employee, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. today at Smith Family Funeral Homes, Jennings-Lyons Chapel, Owosso.

87, of Owosso, died Wednesday. Services

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Sandra L. Bayes

Spring Lake February 19th, 1947 - June 21st, 2011 Age 64, passed away June 21, 2011 at her home. She was born February 19, 1947 to Norman Henry and Beatrice Helen (Ristau) Fossum. The former Sandra L. Fossum was married to Mr. William “Al” Bayes on April 5, 1969. Sandra was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, and very involved with the church choir. She was also a member of the Liederkranz Club in Lansing, MI. She also enjoyed reading, gardening, cooking, and traveling with her husband. Sandra loved spending time with her family most of all. She is lovingly survived by her husband, William “Al”; parents, Norman (Beatrice) Fossum of Lansing; daughter, Holly (Mike) Millard of Kalamazoo; two sons, David (Andrea) Bayes of Grand Haven and Timothy Bayes of Spring Lake; two grandchildren, Dagen and Elijah Bayes; sister, Linda (Bob) Bush of Lansing; brother, John (Pat) Fossum of Traverse City. She was preceded in death by her sister, Lori Fossum in 1997; father-in-law, Harlan Bayes and mother-inlaw, Eva Bayes. The service for Sandra will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 25, 2011 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Grand Haven with viewing at 10a.m. with Rev. Dieter Haupt officiating. Friends may meet the family from 5-8 p.m. Friday, June 24, 2011 at VanZantwick Bartels Kammeraad Funeral Home in Grand Haven. Share memories with the family at their online guest book at www.vbkfuneralhome.com . Internment Monday 9:30 a.m. Spring Lake Twp. Cemetery.

Joan Wellman Kanouse

Grand Rapids Passed away suddenly on June 19, 2011. Joan was preceded in death by her beloved husband Marvin (Bud) Kanouse. She is survived by her daughters Jennifer Kanouse and Sarah (Jon) Stickney, sister Mary (William) Luginsland, nieces Elizabeth (Tom) Heatly and Cynthia (Marvin) Parnell, nephews John (Leigh Ann Vaughn) Luginsland and George (Carol Quimby) Moody, and many cherished friends. Joan was born on June 15, 1936, in Lansing to John and Elsie Wellman. A University of Michigan graduate, she was a dedicated teacher, serving first in Lansing and later in the Livonia and Ann Arbor public schools. She and Bud married in 1960, and they moved to Grand Rapids in 1965. She was a member of Alpha Phi, the Junior League of Grand Rapids, Kent Country Club, the Indian Club, and the Shrems West Michigan Chapter of Trout Unlimited. Joan had a kind heart and a lively enjoyment of life, treasuring the time spent with her friends and family. She was an avid bridge player and loved to cook. When Bud retired, they spent summers in Sheridan, Montana, where they enjoyed sharing trout fishing and the beauty of the Montana landscape with friends. Her love, friendship, and humor will be greatly missed. In keeping with her wishes cremation has taken place and no visitation will be held. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, June 28, at the Mayflower Congregational Church, 2345 Robinson Road SE, Grand Rapids. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ruby Habitat Foundation (2597 Hwy 287, P.O. Box 638, Sheridan, Montana 59749; www.rubyhabitat.org), West Michigan Chapter of Trout Unlimited (www.swmtu.org), or the University of Michigan. Metcalf & Jonkhoff Funeral Service4291 Cascade Rd SE at Kenmoor, E of I-96. www.metcalfandjonkhoff.com

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Mark R. Fox

Okemos Born on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 1953, in Fulton, NY to Herman and Marilyn Fox, Mark passed away unexpectedly on June 22, 2011 and will be sadly missed by his loving family, friends and colleagues. Mark was a partner in and immediate past president of Fraser Trebilcock Davis & Dunlap law firm in Lansing, Michigan, where he began his legal career nearly 25 years ago. Mark will be remembered for loyalty, wit, courage, compassion and determination. Following his graduation from the University of Vermont, Mark enjoyed stints as a radio reporter and print journalist, later establishing his own political consulting firm in East Lansing, Michigan. Thereafter, he attended the Thomas M. Cooley Law School, where he received his J.D. cum laude. In addition to his passion for the law, Mark had a lifelong interest in politics. He worked on many political campaigns across the U.S., in national, state and local elections from Alaska to Vermont. He was a trusted adviser to numerous elected officials, and was appointed to the State Ethics Board by then Governor Granholm. Mark had an encyclopedic knowledge of modern political history. He was an avid reader of non-fiction biographies and historical books. Mark enjoyed music and was a huge Bob Dylan fan. Above all else, Mark was a proud father and devoted husband. Being a dad was truly his most important accomplishment. He enjoyed spending his free time with his family, attending his children’s soccer games, traveling, and watching movies. Mark is survived by his wife of 19 years, Anita Fox; his children, Tyler, Meredith and Gregory; brother, Craig Fox of Burlington, VT; sister, Karen Fox of Birmingham, MI; sisterin-law, Lynne (Ken) Page; brothers-in-law, Glen (Gail) Raby and Mark Raby; mother-in-law, Barbara Raby; nephew, Kyle Page; nieces, Shannon Raby and Dana Page; and godsons, Andres, Diego and Sergio Acevedo, who were like sons to him. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Temple Beth Israel, 801 W. Michigan Ave., Jackson, MI 49202. A meal of condolence will be served at the temple following services. Rabbi Jonathan V. Plaut will officiate. Interment will follow at approximate ly 2:15 p.m. at Evergreen Cemetery, 1709 E. Mt. Hope, Lansing, MI 48910. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alliance for Paired Donation, Inc., www.paireddonation.org, a charity Mark helped form and on whose Board he served. Arrangements by Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel.

Margaret Ann (Kline) DeFrates

Charlotte Age 70, died Thursday June 23, 2011 at her residence with her family at her side. Margaret was born Nov. 24, 1940 in Charlotte the daughter of George and Helen (Shaw) Kline and was a lifelong Charlotte area resident. She was a 1958 Graduate of Charlotte High School, received her Associates Degree in Book keeping from Lansing Business University (Now Davenport University), was active in 4-H in her younger years and had been employed for a time at the Central United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Hallmark Collectors Club, a charter member of the International Coleman Collectors Club and the Gold Wing Road Riders Association. Surviving are: her husband of 51 years, David A. DeFrates; her daughter, Cheri DeFrates of Charlotte; granddaughter, Megan Nighbert of Olivet; Aunt, Doris Kline of Charlotte; her grand dog, Malachi and several cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Edward Kline. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, June 27, 2011 at the Burkhead-Green Funeral Home, Charlotte with Rev. Charles Jenson officiating. Interment will be in the Maple Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-8 P.M. both Saturday and Sunday at the Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Hospice of your choice. www.burkhead-greenfuneralhome.com

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www.lsj.com STANDINGS

RESULTS (HOME TEAM IN CAPS)

American League

Thursday’s games

East Boston New York Tampa Bay Toronto Baltimore Central Cleveland Detroit Chicago Minnesota Kansas City West Texas Seattle Los Angeles Oakland

W 44 43 41 36 33 W 40 40 37 32 31 W 40 37 37 34

L 30 30 34 39 39 L 33 35 39 41 44 L 36 38 39 42

Pct. .595 .589 .547 .480 .458 Pct. .548 .533 .487 .438 .413

GB — ½ 3½ 8½ 10 GB — 1 4½ 8 10

Strk. L-2 L-1 W-1 L-4 L-2

Last 10 6-4 7-3 6-4 4-6 3-7

vs. Div. 18-9 13-12 15-12 13-18 10-18

Strk. W-1 W-1 W-2 L-2 L-5

Last 10 6-4 5-5 6-4 8-2 3-7

vs. Div. 13-12 15-7 6-11 13-10 9-16

Pct. GB Strk. .526 — L-1 .493 2½ L-3 .487 3 W-1 .447 6 L-2

Home 22-16 23-17 18-18 17-18 20-18 Home 24-14 22-14 18-18 14-16 21-23

Away 22-14 20-13 23-16 19-21 13-21 Away 16-19 18-21 19-21 18-25 10-21

Last vs. 10 Div. Home Away 4-6 9-9 22-14 18-22 4-6 9-9 21-18 16-20 6-4 9-11 15-20 22-19 6-4 12-10 19-16 15-26

National League East Philadelphia Atlanta Washington New York Florida

W 47 43 38 37 33

L 29 33 37 38 42

Pct. .618 .566 .507 .493 .440

GB Strk. — L-1 4 W-4 8½ W-3 9½ W-2 13½ L-1

Last 10 7-3 5-5 9-1 5-5 1-9

vs. Div. 23-12 16-14 13-19 15-15 11-17

Home 28-12 22-17 22-13 18-20 16-24

Away 19-17 21-16 16-24 19-18 17-18

W 41 41 39 37 30 28

L 35 35 37 37 44 48

Pct. .539 .539 .513 .500 .405 .368

GB — — 2 3 10 13

Strk. L-1 W-1 W-1 W-2 L-2 W-1

Last 10 3-7 3-7 5-5 6-4 5-5 4-6

vs. Div. 17-16 16-13 24-14 16-10 11-22 13-22

Home 26-11 21-15 22-19 17-19 16-22 13-25

Away 15-24 20-20 17-18 20-18 14-22 15-23

West W Arizona 42 San Francisco 41 Colorado 37 Los Angeles 34 San Diego 32

L 34 34 37 42 44

Pct. .553 .547 .500 .447 .421

GB — ½ 4 8 10

Strk. W-3 W-2 L-1 L-1 W-2

Last 10 6-4 5-5 6-4 4-6 3-7

vs. Div. 12-14 20-11 17-21 12-15 11-11

Home 22-17 21-13 19-19 18-22 14-26

Away 20-17 20-21 18-18 16-20 18-18

Central Milwaukee St. Louis Cincinnati Pittsburgh Chicago Houston

Lansing State Journal • Friday, June 24, 2011 • 5B

LOOK AHEAD

Today’s probable pitchers, Bodog.net lines

Nationals 1, Washington manager Jim Riggleman's MARINERS 0 sudden resignation came soon after the Nationals completed a three-game sweep. Pinch-hitter Laynce Nix hit a sacrifice fly to left in the bottom of the ninth to score Danny Espinosa, who easily beat a throw from Mike Carp that was well up the first-base line. The Nationals have won 11 of 12 and have a winning record for the first time since April 20 — and their first winning record this late in the season since the next-to-last game in 2005. The Nationals swept the Mariners with three one-run victories. GIANTS 2, San Francisco’s Tim Lincecum struck out 12 Twins 1 in seven superb innings. Miguel Tejada and Cody Ross drove in runs for the Giants, who won their second straight following a season-long five-game skid. Michael Cuddyer extended his hitting streak to 12 games with three hits and an RBI for Minnesota, which lost its second in a row after a season-best eight-game win streak. METS 4, New York’s Chris Capuano pitched six Athletics 1 scoreless innings before leaving with a side injury in a game that was delayed by rain for 2 hours, 15 minutes. Capuano shut down the A’s on five hits without a walk and struck out seven. Jose Reyes hit a pair of RBI singles. D’backs 5, Juan Miranda and Miguel Montero hit solo ROYALS 3 homers and Chris Young drove in two runs for the Diamondbacks, who completed the three-game sweep. Daniel Hudson has won three straight starts and is 6-0 in his last eight, with Arizona going 7-1 in that span. CARDINALS Chris Carpenter threw seven strong innings 12 and Jon Jay and Lance Berkman homered . Phillies 2 Carpenter picked up his first victory since May 10, ending a string of seven successive starts without a win. Philadelphia starter Roy Oswalt left after two innings due to tightness in his lower back.

Career vs. 2011 season opp. W-L IP ERA W-L

Pitchers

2010-11 vs. opp. W-L IP ERA

Atlanta at San Diego, 10:05 (Line: S.D., -107; Total runs: 6½) Atl.-Lowe (R) S.D.-Stauffer (R)

3-5 2-5

90 92

4.10 3.13

5-3 2-1

0-0 1-0

6 4

3.00 0.00

Cincinnati at Baltimore, 7:05 (Line: Cin., -125; Total runs: 9½)

Cin.-Volquez (R) Bal.-Jakubauskas (R)

4-3 2-0

69 28

5.61 5.14

0-1 —

— —

1-2 1-7

29 68z

4.66 3.95

1-0 1-0

— 1-0

2-7 7-5

77 93z

4.68 4.05

— 2-2

2-3 2-1

30 29

3.30 3.41

— —

18 15z

3.50 4.11

— 0Z

— 0.00

0-1 0-2

17 16z

5.82 4.41

1-2 1-2

17z 18Z

3.63 4.82

— —

0-2 0-1

16 13

3.38 6.23

— —

2-1 1-1

22 19z

2.86 1.86

— 6

— 4.50

2-0 3-0

25 18

1.08 1.00

— —

— —

1-1 0-2

22 16z

2.05 2.76

2-0 0-1

20z 18Z

1.33 3.86

— —

1-1 1-1

18z 16Z

1.96 5.40

6 —

7.50 —

3-0 1-0

24 20Z

1.50 1.31

8 9Z

0.00 3.72

1-1 1-1

17 17z

4.76 5.19

2.28 —

1-2 2-1

17 14Z

6.35 5.52

— —

0-2 1-2

15z 21Z

7.04 4.57

3-0 0-2

21Z 15Z

0.42 4.60

— —

— —

— —

— —

Boston at Pittsburgh, 7:05 (Line: Bos., -165; Total runs: 8)

Bos.-Lester (L) Pit.-Maholm (L)

9-3 3-8

97z 95Z

3.70 3.29

— —

— —

— —

Tampa Bay at Houston, 8:05 (Line: T.B., -130; Total runs: 7) T.B.-Shields (R) Hou.-W. Rodriguez (L)

7-4 112Z 5-3 78

2.40 2.88

— 0-1

— 0-1

N.Y. Mets at Texas, 8:05 (Line: Tex., -155; Total runs: 9) NYM-Pelfrey (R) Tex.-Harrison (L)

4-5 5-6

90 77

4.70 3.16

— —

4.24 0.41

1-1 2-0

— —

Oakland at Philadelphia, 7:05 (Line: Phi., -159; Total runs: 8½) Oak.-Moscoso (R) Phi.-Worley (R)

17 22

— —

Colorado at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 (Line: NYY, -145; Total runs: 9)

Col.-Jimenez (R) NYY-Burnett (R)

0-1 1-1

— —

Arizona at Detroit, 7:05 (Line: Det., -150; Total runs: 9½)

Ari.-Duke (L) Det.-Coke (L)

Last 3 starts W-L IP ERA

— —

Washington at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 (Line: CWS, -118; Total runs: 8)

Was.-Zimmermann (R) CWS-Jackson (R)

5-6 4-6

87Z 86Z

3.08 4.47

— 0-0

— —

— —

— —

Chicago Cubs at Kansas City, 8:10 (Line: K.C., -114; Total runs: 9) ChC-Dempster (R) K.C.-Chen (L)

5-6 4-1

92z 42Z

5.46 3.59

1-0 1-1

— —

— —

Minnesota at Milwaukee, 8:10 (Line: Mil., -155; Total runs: 8)

Min.-Baker (R) Mil.-Wolf (L)

5-4 5-4

91Z 91z

3.24 3.15

4-3 0-1

0-1 —

Toronto at St. Louis, 8:15 (Line: St.L., -110; Total runs: 8)

Tor.-Morrow (R) StL.-Westbrook (R)

3-4 6-4

61 82

5.02 5.16

1-0 3-2

1-0 1-0

L.A. Angels at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 (Line: LAA, -140; Total runs: 6½)

LAA-Haren (R) LAD-De La Rosa (R)

6-5 103z 3-1 19Z

2.96 4.58

4-5 —

0-1 —

27Z —

Florida at Seattle, 10:10 (Line: Sea., -159; Total runs: 6½)

Fla.-Nolasco (R) Sea.-Hernandez (R)

4-3 94z 7-6 113z

4.48 3.34

— 1-0

— —

— —

Cleveland at San Francisco, 10:15 (Line: S.F., -124; Total runs: 7)

Cle.-Carrasco (R) S.F.-J. Sanchez (L)

7-3 4-5

79 85

3.87 3.71

— 1-0

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San Francisco Giants pinchrunner Emmanuel Burriss, left, slides into home plate after being tagged out by Minnesota Twins catcher Rene Rivera during the seventh inning of Thursday's game.

NL pitching leaders Wins Halladay, Phi 9-3 Hamels, Phil .9-3 Jurrjens, Atl .. 9-3 Correia, Pitt... 9-6 Kennedy, Ari. 8-2 Chacin, Col ....8-4 Gallardo, Mil. 8-4 Hanson, Atl ...8-4 Hudson, Ari... 8-5 Lee, Phil.......... 8-5

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ERA Jurrjens, Atl .2.11 Hanson, Atl .2.48 Hamels, Phil 2.51 Halladay,Phi 2.51 Karstens, Pit 2.54 Chacin, Col ...2.71 Lee, Phil ........2.87 W.Rrgz,Hou 2.88 Kenndy,Ari. .2.90 A.Snchez,Fla 2.90 Eric Risberg AP

Nationals 1, Mariners 0 Seattle............ 000 000 000 — 0 Washington. 000 000 001 — 1

Giants 2, Twins 1 Minnesota .... 000 000 001 — 1 San Fran. ....... 010 000 01x — 2 Minnesota Revere cf Casilla 2b Cuddyer rf Young lf Valencia 3b L. Hughes 1b Rivera c Tolbert ss Nishioka ph-ss Duensing p Burnett p Mauer ph Perkins p Totals

ab 4 2 4 4 4 3 3 2 1 2 0 1 0 30

r 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

h 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4

bi bb so avg 0 0 1 .259 0 2 0 .265 1 0 0 .291 0 0 1 .254 0 0 2 .215 0 1 2 .254 0 0 3 .172 0 0 2 .194 0 0 1 .200 0 0 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 .200 0 0 0 .000 1 3 14

Batting - 2B: Cuddyer 2 (15). RBI: Cuddyer (30). Team LOB: 5. Baserunning - CS: Revere (3). Fielding - DP: 2. San Francisco ab r h bi bb so avg Rowand cf 3 0 2 0 0 0 .245 Hall 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 .222 Lopez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Wilson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Huff 1b 4 1 1 0 0 1 .245 Ross rf-lf 4 0 1 1 0 1 .265 Sandoval 3b 4 1 1 0 0 1 .281 Burrell lf 2 0 1 0 1 1 .230 Burriss pr-2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 .247 Tejada ss 3 0 2 1 0 0 .226 Stewart c 3 0 0 0 0 0 .148 Lincecum p 1 0 0 0 1 1 .067 Schierholtz ph-rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 .252 Totals 30 2 8 2 2 5 Batting - 2B: Huff (15); Burrell (8); Tejada (14). RBI: Ross (23); Tejada (18). GIDP: Hall; Sandoval. Team LOB: 7. Pitching Minnesota Duensing L,4-7 Burnett Perkins San Francisco Lincecum W,6-6 Lopez H,12 Wilson S,21

ip h r er bb so

era

6Z 6 1 1 z 0 0 0 1 2 1 1

2 5 4.54 0 0 6.20 0 0 2.10

7 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1

2 12 3.16 0 1 2.54 1 1 2.65

WP: Duensing. HBP: Rowand (by Burnett). Batters faced; pitches-strikes: Duensing 27; 108-67; Burnett 2; 8-5; Perkins 4; 9-7; Lincecum 25; 109-72; Lopez 3; 11-9; Wilson 5; 21-13. Umpires - HP: T. Welke; 1B: Reynolds; 2B: DiMuro; 3B: Fletcher. Game data - T: 2:22. Att: 42,481.

Mets 4, Athletics 1 Oakland......... 000 000 010 — 1 New York...... 020 011 00x — 4 Oakland Weeks 2b Pennington ss Crisp cf Jackson lf Sizemore 3b Ellis 1b Breslow p Wuertz p Sweeney ph DeJesus rf Powell c Godfrey p Carter 1b Totals

ab 3 4 3 4 3 3 0 0 1 3 3 2 1 30

r 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

h 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5

bi bb so avg 0 1 1 .321 0 0 2 .251 1 0 0 .259 0 0 1 .266 0 0 0 .274 0 0 0 .211 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 .285 0 0 0 .230 0 0 2 .200 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 1 1 7

Batting - 2B: Sizemore (4). S: Sizemore. SF: Crisp. RBI: Crisp (24). Team LOB: 6. Baserunning - SB: Weeks 2 (6). Fielding - E: Weeks (3); Carter (1). DP: 1. New York Reyes ss Turner 2b-3b Beltran rf Murphy 3b-1b Pagan cf Bay lf Duda 1b Rodriguez p Thole c Capuano p Harris ph Beato p Hairston ph Tejada 2b Totals

ab 4 2 3 4 4 4 4 0 2 2 1 0 1 0 31

r 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4

h 2 0 0 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 9

bi bb so avg 2 0 0 .338 0 0 1 .268 0 1 0 .276 1 0 0 .290 0 0 2 .242 0 0 0 .230 0 0 1 .176 0 0 0 .000 0 2 0 .242 0 0 1 .083 0 0 0 .236 0 0 0 .000 0 0 1 .258 0 0 0 .272 3 3 6

Batting - S: Turner. RBI: Reyes 2 (31); Murphy (23). GIDP: Capuano. Team LOB: 8. Baserunning - CS: Murphy (3). Pitching Oakland Godfrey L,1-1 Breslow Wuertz New York Capuano W,6-7 Beato Rodriguez S,20

ip h r er bb so 5Z 6 4 2 z 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 6 5 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0

era

2 4 4.24 0 0 3.45 1 2 2.59 0 7 3.99 1 0 3.55 0 0 3.25

HBP: DeJesus (by Capuano); Turner (by Godfrey). Batters faced; pitches-strikes: Godfrey 26; 115-72; Breslow 3; 10-7; Wuertz 7; 3021; Capuano 24; 88-64; Beato 7; 28-16; Rodriguez 3; 7-5. Umpires - HP: Culbreth; 1B: Cederstrom; 2B: Johnson; 3B: Porter. Game data - T: 2:37. Att: 30,168.

Seattle ab r h bi bb so avg Suzuki rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 .278 Ackley 2b 3 0 0 0 1 0 .263 Kennedy 3b-1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 .277 Smoak 1b 3 0 2 0 1 0 .264 Figgins pr-3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 .190 Olivo c 4 0 0 0 0 2 .230 Carp lf 3 0 0 0 1 1 .179 Gutierrez cf 3 0 0 0 0 1 .196 J. Wilson ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 .230 Pineda p 2 0 1 0 0 1 .200 Peguero ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .198 Pauley p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Ray p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Totals 30 0 4 0 3 6 Batting - 2B: Smoak (18). GIDP: Smoak. Team LOB: 6. Fielding - E: Smoak (5). DP: 1. Washington ab r h bi bb so avg Bernadina cf 4 0 1 0 0 2 .276 Werth rf 2 0 1 0 2 0 .237 Zimmerman 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 .269 Morse 1b 4 0 2 0 0 2 .306 Bixler pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 .194 Espinosa 2b 4 1 1 0 0 2 .242 I. Rodriguez c 3 0 0 0 0 1 .218 Hairston Jr. lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 .253 Marquis p 3 0 0 0 0 1 .229 Clippard p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Nix ph 0 0 0 1 0 0 .280 Desmond ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 .228 Totals 31 1 6 1 2 10 Batting - 2B: Bernadina (6); Werth (14). S: I. Rodriguez. SF: Nix. RBI: Nix (28). Team LOB: 8. Fielding - DP: 1. Pitching Seattle Pineda Pauley Ray L,3-2 Washington Marquis Clippard W,1-0

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WP: Pineda. Batters faced; pitches-strikes: Pineda 26; 97-70; Pauley 4; 19-10; Ray 5; 11-9; Marquis 29; 108-70; Clippard 4; 18-12. Umpires - HP: Cousins; 1B: Kulpa; 2B: Wolf; 3B: Tumpane. Game data - T: 2:35. Att: 21,161.

Cardinals 12, Phillies 2 Philadelphia Rollins ss Victorino cf Utley 2b Howard 1b Polanco 3b Francisco lf Brown rf Ruiz c Oswalt p Lee ph Kendrick p Ibanez ph Perez p Baez p Gload ph Totals

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Batting - 2B: Gload (1). 3B: Francisco (2). HR: Ruiz (3). RBI: Howard (62); Ruiz (15). Team LOB: 8. Baserunning - SB: Victorino (12). St. Louis Theriot ss Jay rf-lf Holliday lf Brown rf Berkman 1b Motte p Rasmus cf Schumaker 2b Salas p Hamilton ph-1b Cruz c Tallet p Kozma 2b Carpenter p Molina c Descalso 3b Totals

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Batting - 2B: Holliday (15); Rasmus (13); Hamilton (2); Molina (17). HR: Jay (5); Berkman (18). S: Carpenter 2. RBI: Theriot 2 (26); Jay 2 (16); Holliday 2 (37); Berkman 3 (54); Schumaker (17); Cruz 2 (2). Team LOB: 7. Baserunning - SB: Schumaker (1). Fielding - E: Berkman (4); Rasmus (2). Pitching Philadelphia Oswalt L,4-6 Kendrick Perez Baez St. Louis Carpenter W,2-7 Tallet Salas Motte

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HBP: Descalso (by Baez); Utley (by Tallet). Balks: Kendrick. Batters faced; pitchesstrikes: Oswalt 11; 37-26; Kendrick 17; 5839; Perez 5; 19-9; Baez 10; 33-17; Carpenter 27; 124-80; Tallet 4; 14-7; Salas 1; 1-1; Motte 5; 21-14. Umpires - HP: Foster; 1B: B. Welke; 2B: Tschida; 3B: Nelson. Game data - T: 2:59. Att: 40,532.

Wednesday's late boxes

D’backs 5, Royals 3 Arizona.......... 211 100 000 — 5 Kansas City... 020 100 000 — 3 Arizona Roberts 3b Johnson 2b Upton rf Drew ss Young cf Montero c Pena dh Miranda 1b Parra lf Totals

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Batting - 2B: Drew (17). HR: Montero (9); Miranda (7). RBI: Drew (40); Young 2 (42); Montero (38); Miranda (21). GIDP: Montero; Parra. Team LOB: 2. Fielding - E: Roberts (6); Montero (10). DP: 2. Kansas City Cabrera cf Hosmer 1b Butler dh Gordon lf Francoeur rf Moustakas 3b Treanor c Escobar ss Getz 2b Totals

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Batting - 2B: Francoeur (18). RBI: Treanor (13); Escobar (21). GIDP: Escobar. Team LOB: 3. Pitching

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WP: Paulino. HBP: Upton (by Paulino). Batters faced; pitches-strikes: Hudson 27; 107-69; Heilman 3; 16-8; Putz 3; 10-8; Paulino 32; 117-80; Teaford 1; 1-1; Holland 1; 5-3. Umpires - HP: Blaser; 1B: Barry; 2B: Bell; 3B: Diaz. Game data - T: 2:28. Att: 23,610.

Philadelphia 000 001 001 — 2 St. Louis....... 131 001 06x — 12

INGE AND PERRY RETURNING TO BIGS The Detroit Tigers have welcomed back third baseman Brandon Inge. The club recalled Inge from his injury-rehabilitation

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Saturday’s games Col at NYY, 1:05 Was at CWS, 4:10 Cle at SF, 4:10 NYM at Tex, 4:10 LAA at LAD, 4:10 Bos at Pit, 7:05 Ari at Det, 7:05 TB at Hou, 7:05 Oak at Phi, 7:05 Cin at Bal, 7:05 Min at Mil, 7:10 ChC at KC, 7:10 Tor at StL, 7:15 Atl at SD, 8:35 Sea at Fla, 10:10 Sunday’s games Ari at Det, 1:05 Oak at Phi, 1:35 Bos at Pit, 1:35 Cin at Bal., 1:35 TB at Hou, 2:05 Col at NYY, 2:05 Min at Mil, 2:10 Was at CWS, 2:10 ChC at KC, 2:10 Tor at StL, 2:15 NYM at Tex, 3:05 Atl at SD, 4:05 LAA at LAD, 4:10 Cle at SF, 8 Sea at Fla, 10:10 Wednesday’s games 1-NYY 4, Cin 2 2-Cin 10, NYY 2 Pit 5, Bal 4 Hou 5, Tex 3 Ari 3, KC 2 Was 2, Sea 1 LAA 5, Fla 5 (10) CWS 4, ChC 3 SD 5, Bos 1 (8) Cle 4, Col 3 Atl 5, Tor 1 TB 6, Mil 3 Det 7, LAD 5 NYM 3, Oak 2 (13) SF 5, Min 1 Phi 4, St.L 0

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Wednesday's game Astros 5, Rangers 3 Houston ........ 000 000 014 — 5 Texas .............. 100 010 010 — 3 Houston Bourn cf Bourgeois rf Keppinger 2b Lee dh Wallace 1b Johnson 3b Michaels lf Barmes ss Downs ph-ss Corporan c Sanchez ph Towles c Totals

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Batting - 2B: Keppinger (5); Lee (18); Johnson (16). HR: Downs (5). RBI: Johnson (31); Downs 2 (19). GIDP: Bourgeois. Team LOB: 5. Texas Kinsler 2b Chavez cf Hamilton lf A. Beltre dh Young 3b Cruz rf Moreland 1b Torrealba c Blanco ss Andrus ph Totals

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Batting - 2B: Young (21); Torrealba (11). HR: Cruz (17). RBI: Young (47); Cruz (40). Team LOB: 8. Baserunning - SB: Kinsler (15). CS: Hamilton (1). Fielding - E: Blanco (2). PB: Torrealba (3). DP: 1. Pitching

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Houston Myers Lopez Melancon W,5-1 Texas Lewis Bush H,1 Feliz L,0-1; BS,4 Oliver

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WP: Myers (2); Bush. IBB: Moreland (by Melancon). Batters faced; pitches-strikes: Myers 25; 101-59; Lopez 3; 9-6; Melancon 10; 3516; Lewis 26; 103-68; Bush 4; 15-10; Feliz 6; 23-16; Oliver 1; 5-3. Umpires - HP: Timmons; 1B: Kellogg; 2B: Cooper; 3B: Ripperger. Game data - T: 2:52. Att: 39,708.

assignment with Triple-A Toledo on Thursday. He had been on the disabled list with mononucleosis. The Tigers optioned infielder Danny Worth to Toledo to make room on the roster. It was the team’s second

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Indians 4, Rockies 3

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Philadelphia Rollins ss Victorino cf Utley 2b Howard 1b Polanco 3b Francisco lf Brown rf Ruiz c Lee p Totals

Colorado Gonzalez cf Herrera 2b Giambi dh Tulowitzki ss Smith rf Wigginton 1b Nelson 3b Spilborghs lf Pagnozzi c Totals

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Batting - 3B: Victorino (8). HR: Rollins (7); Howard (16). SF: Utley. RBI: Rollins (31); Utley (16); Howard 2 (61). GIDP: Victorino; Francisco; Lee. Team LOB: 0. Fielding - DP: 2. St. Louis Theriot ss Jay cf Holliday lf Berkman 1b Molina c Brown rf Descalso 3b Cruz ph-3b Lohse p Hamilton ph Boggs p Kozma 2b Totals

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Batting - 2B: Berkman (11); Lohse (1). GIDP: Jay; Holliday. Team LOB: 5. Fielding - DP: 4. Pitching

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Philadelphia Lee W,8-5 St. Louis Lohse L,7-4 Boggs

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Batting - 2B: Smith (19). HR: Wigginton 2 (9). RBI: Wigginton 3 (27). Team LOB: 3. Cleveland Sizemore cf Phelps 2b Marson 2b-c A. Cabrera ss Hafner dh Choo rf Santana c-1b O. Cabrera 3b-2b Buck lf Hannahan 1b-3b Totals

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Batting - 2B: A. Cabrera (19); Choo (10); Buck (6). HR: Hafner (7). RBI: Sizemore (20); Hafner 2 (29). Team LOB: 7. Baserunning - SB: Phelps (1). CS: Santana (2). Pitching Colorado Hammel L,4-7 Brothers Belisle Cleveland Tomlin W,9-4 Pestano H,10 Sipp H,14 C. Perez S,18

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Batters faced; pitches-strikes: Lee 32; 12686; Lohse 27; 90-56; Boggs 4; 12-8. Umpires - HP: Foster; 1B: B. Welke; 2B: Nelson; 3B: Estabrook. Game data - T: 2:17. Att: 36,520.

Balks: Hammel. Batters faced; pitchesstrikes: Hammel 27; 108-58; Brothers 6; 2012; Belisle 2; 9-5; Tomlin 24; 86-60; Pestano 3; 23-16; Sipp 2; 7-5; C. Perez 4; 14-11. Umpires - HP: Holbrook; 1B: Tichenor; 2B: Davis; 3B: Gibson. Game data - T: 2:47. Att: 17,568.

Reds 10, Yankees 2

Giants 5, Twins 1

New York...... 010 000 010 — 2 Cincinnati .. 110 020 33x — 10

Minnesota .... 000 000 100 — 1 San Fran. ....... 020 001 11x — 5

New York Gardner lf Granderson cf Teixeira 1b Rodriguez 3b Swisher rf Martin c Nunez ss Cano ph-2b Pena 2b-ss Gordon p Logan p Wade p Posada ph Noesi p Ayala p Dickerson ph Totals

Minnesota ab r h bi bb so avg Revere cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 .259 Casilla 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .267 Mauer c 4 0 0 0 0 2 .204 Cuddyer rf 4 1 2 0 0 1 .283 Young lf 4 0 2 0 0 0 .259 Valencia 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .218 L. Hughes 1b 2 0 0 0 2 1 .260 Nishioka ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 .182 Blackburn p 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Tolbert ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .197 Dumatrait p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Burnett p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Mijares p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Hoey p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Tosoni ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .186 Totals 34 1 5 0 2 5 Batting - 2B: Young (8). Team LOB: 8. Baserunning - SB: Casilla (11); Cuddyer (7). Fielding - E: Casilla (7); Valencia (7); Nishioka (5).

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Batting - 2B: Rodriguez (16). HR: Swisher (8). RBI: Rodriguez (45); Swisher (35). Team LOB: 7. Cincinnati Heisey cf-lf Phillips 2b Votto 1b Bruce rf Gomes lf Masset p Hernandez c Cairo 3b Bray p Stubbs cf Janish ss Cueto p Rolen ph-3b Totals

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Batting - 2B: Rolen (16). HR: Heisey 3 (8); Gomes (9). S: Cueto. RBI: Heisey 5 (28); Phillips (37); Bruce (49); Gomes (28); Rolen 2 (30). Team LOB: 5. Baserunning - SB: Stubbs (22). CS: Gomes (3). Fielding - E: Cueto (2). Pitching New York Gordon L,0-1 Logan Wade Noesi Ayala Cincinnati Cueto W,5-2 Bray Masset

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WP: Cueto. HBP: Bruce (by Noesi). Batters faced; pitches-strikes: Gordon 20; 74-49; Logan 2; 11-8; Wade 1; 6-4; Noesi 15; 42-25; Ayala 1; 2-2; Cueto 27; 102-61; Bray 5; 14-8; Masset 4; 19-13. Umpires - HP: Reyburn; 1B: McClelland; 2B: Hudson; 3B: Barrett. Game data - T: 2:52. Att: 41,367.

roster move in as many days, as they also optioned lefthanded pitcher Adam Wilk to Toledo to make room for right-hander Ryan Perry. Perry is expected to be recalled from the Mud Hens before tonight’s home game against

San Francisco ab r h bi bb so avg Rowand cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 .238 Burriss 2b 3 1 0 0 0 0 .250 Sandoval 3b 5 0 1 0 0 1 .282 Huff 1b 5 0 1 1 0 2 .245 Ross lf 3 1 1 0 1 0 .265 Schierholtz rf 2 1 1 0 2 0 .253 Crawford ss 3 1 0 0 1 1 .189 Whiteside c 4 0 2 3 0 1 .221 Vogelsong p 3 0 0 0 0 1 .217 Lopez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Romo p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Burrell ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 .226 Torres pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 .231 Wilson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Totals 33 5 7 4 4 6 Batting - 2B: Schierholtz (10); Burrell (7). 3B: Whiteside (2). S: Burriss. RBI: Huff (37); Whiteside 3 (8). Team LOB: 11. Baserunning - SB: Rowand (2); Burriss (5). Fielding - E: Crawford 2 (4). Pitching Minnesota Blackburn L,6-5 Dumatrait Burnett Mijares Hoey San Francisco Vogelsong W,5-1 Lopez H,11 Romo H,11 Wilson

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HBP: Rowand (by Blackburn); Burriss (by Dumatrait). Batters faced; pitches-strikes: Blackburn 28; 95-60; Dumatrait 3; 10-7; Burnett 1; 2-1; Mijares 2; 8-3; Hoey 6; 15-12; Vogelsong 27; 108-73; Lopez 3; 16-11; Romo 1; 4-3; Wilson 5; 19-9. Umpires - HP: Fletcher; 1B: T. Welke; 2B: Reynolds; 3B: DiMuro. Game data - T: 2:58. Att: 41,886.

the Arizona Diamondbacks. Inge is hitting .211 with one homer and 12 RBIs in 52 games. He homered twice for the Mud Hens on Tuesday after entering the game with a .190 batting average. Perry has a 12.19 ERA,

Bodog.net odds against winning the 2011 World Series: Philadelphia Phillies .... 3/1 Boston Red Sox ...........15/4 New York Yankees ....15/2 Milwaukee Brewers ..14/1 Texas Rangers .............14/1 San Francisco Giants .15/1 St. Louis Cardinals ......16/1 Atlanta Braves .............20/1 Detroit Tigers ..............22/1 Cincinnati Reds ...........25/1 Arizona D’backs.......... 30/1 Cleveland Indians ......30/1

Colorado Rockies .......30/1 Tampa Bay Rays .........30/1 Chicago White Sox ....35/1 Los Angeles Angels .... 35/1 Florida Marlins ...........40/1 Seattle Mariners .........50/1 Oakland Athletics ......60/1 Toronto Blue Jays .......60/1 Los Angeles Dodgers .80/1 Baltimore Orioles ....150/1 Chicago Cubs ............150/1 Minnesota Twins..... 150/1 New York Mets ........150/1 Pittsburgh Pirates ....150/1 Kansas City Royals... 175/1 San Diego Padres .....200/1 Washington Nats..... 225/1 Houston Astros ........400/1

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Los Angeles Izturis 3b-ss Aybar ss Downs p Mathis c Hunter rf Bourjos cf Abreu lf Wells cf-rf Kendrick 2b Trumbo 1b Conger c Walden p Branyan ph Kohn p Pineiro p Takahashi p Bell p Callaspo 3b Totals

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Batting - 2B: Crisp (16). HR: Suzuki (5). S: Gonzalez. RBI: Jackson (20); Suzuki (17). GIDP: Suzuki. Team LOB: 8. Baserunning - SB: Crisp (22); DeJesus (1). Fielding - E: Suzuki (4). New York Reyes ss Turner 3b-2b Beltran rf Bay lf Beato p Thole ph Parnell p Hairston cf Rodriguez p Harris ph Isringhausen p Byrdak p Pridie lf Paulino c Duda 1b Tejada 2b Murphy ph-3b Dickey p Pagan ph-cf Totals

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Batting - 2B: Hairston (4). 3B: Reyes (13). S: Paulino. RBI: Turner 2 (32); Duda (5). Team LOB: 15. Baserunning - SB: Turner (6); Beltran (3). Fielding - E: Turner 2 (6); Paulino (4); Duda (1). DP: 1. Pitching Oakland Gonzalez Devine Breslow Fuentes Wuertz Ziegler L,2-1 New York Dickey Rodriguez BS,3 Isringhausen Byrdak Beato Parnell W,2-1

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IBB: Beltran (by Ziegler); Reyes (by Ziegler). HBP: Turner (by Ziegler). Batters faced; pitches-strikes: Gonzalez 26; 102-69; Devine 5; 19-11; Breslow 5; 17-10; Fuentes 4; 20-9; Wuertz 4; 15-11; Ziegler 12; 40-19; Dickey 28; 100-66; Rodriguez 5; 22-14; Isringhausen 4; 15-9; Byrdak 3; 12-4; Beato 6; 20-16; Parnell 3; 11-8. Umpires - HP: Porter; 1B: Culbreth; 2B: Cederstrom; 3B: Johnson. Game data - T: 4:00. Att: 38,813.

giving up 14 runs, 17 hits and nine walks over 10 1/3 innings. » FUTURES GAME: Tigers minor leaguers Jacob Turner and Francisco Martinez were picked to play in the All-Star Futures Game at MLB All-Star Weekend next month in Phoe-

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Area golfers advance at Michigan-Am DeWitt teenager Jones among the locals to move on Tom Lang For the Lansing State Journal

HARBOR SPRINGS — DeWitt teenager Alex Jones made the most of his firstever match play experience, winning 4-3 over former Michigan Amateur quarterfinalist Jeff Champine, 39, Thursday, at Boyne Highlands Resort. Jones and the other 31 first-round winners went back out on the course Thursday evening to play as many holes as possible in round 2 before darkness set in. Poor weather has delayed the 100th Michigan Amateur each day this week, as the final 16 players are typically determined by Thursday evening.

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“It’s a lot different just playing against someone else instead of against a score,” Jones said of the match play format. “It Jones takes a lot of pressure off.” Jones was 2-up through six holes before losing Nos. 7 and 8. Jones regained the lead with a par on No. 9 and didn’t trail again. Jerry Gunthorpe, 48, of Ovid won his opening match, 2-up over Kevin Janasik, who put his last shot on No. 18 into the water that ominously guards the entire front of the green. Janasik conceded to Gunthorpe in the fairway after he put his approach shot to within 10 feet of the cup. Okemos golfer Eric Lilleboe, the defending runner-up, won 5-3 over Lyle Wolberg of the Detroit Golf Club. Lilleboe is the No. 3 seed by virtue of a 2-under, 142 in two rounds of

stroke play. Lilleboe and Jones both indicated the poor weather is likely helping the younger players who are more Lilleboe often forced to play in bad conditions for high school and college teams’ scheduled matches. “I think the bad weather helps us; I don’t think we like it any better, but maybe we’re a little more used to it,” Lilleboe said. “Because the ball isn’t rolling, I’m just hitting my driver everywhere. I’m hitting it well right now, so I love the green light to hit driver everywhere.” Added Jones: “The course is long enough as it was, and the rains kind of made it even longer, but the course still seems very playable,” Jones said. “In high school golf season, we were basically playing in the snow this spring, so this is nothing compared to what I’ve

played through.” Other local first-round match play winners include: John Murphy, 5-4 over Joel Siegel, and Dave Ellis (MSU) 1-up over former MSU player Jimmy Chestnut, who won the Michigan Amateur in 2008. Charlotte’s Nathan Clark won in a 23-hole marathon over Chris Cunningham, and Nick Gunthorpe moved on by virtue of a 3-1 win over Sazan Bardha. If the Gunthorpe’s are to face each other it would be in the semifinals, scheduled for Saturday morning. Former MSU player Payne Gniewek blitzed the field with winning scores of 6-5, and 7-5, being the first to complete two rounds late Thursday. Many locals got bumped out in the first round of match play: Alma’s Randy Lewis (2-1), DeWitt’s Russ Cunningham (21 holes), Garrett Simons (1-down) of Grand Ledge, and Lansing’s Matt Johnson (3-2 to Howell’s Steve Fedewa).

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PITTSFORD, N.Y. — Top-ranked Yani Tseng shot a 6-under 66 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead over Paula Creamer in the first round of the LPGA Championship. Angela Stanford, Meena Lee, Diana D’Alessio and Stacy Prammanasudh were 4 under, and Morgan Pressel, Stacy Lewis, Ryann O’Toole, Amy Hung, Minea Blomqvist and Hee Young Park were 3 under. Defending champion Cristie Kerr, who was ailing with a light case of the flu, shot an even-par 72. Tseng made five birdies on the front nine and three more on the back to go with a pair of bogeys. She recovered from a bad tee shot at the par-4 18th hole that landed in the thick right rough, hit her second shot to 4 feet, and drained the birdie putt for sole possession of the lead. Tseng won the LPGA State Farm Classic on June 12 for her second victory of the year. Play was halted for just over 2 hours in early evening by a severe thunderstorm and six players failed to finish the round. » Travelers Championship: At Cromwell, Conn., Michael Bradley had a onestroke lead when first-round play in the Travelers Championship was suspended for the day. Bradley was 6 under with two holes left when play was stopped at 11:30 a.m. at TPC River Highlands. Officials reopened the driving range late in the afternoon and hoped to resume play at 5:45 p.m., but another shower forced more delays. Officials eventually decided not to restart play before 7 a.m. today. » BMW International Open: Sweden’s Henrik Stenson shot an 8-under 64 in rainy conditions to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the BMW International Open in Munich, Germany. England’s Gary Boyd was second.

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After grabbing him with their first No. 1 pick since taking James in 2003, the Cavs used the No. 4 selection on Texas forward Tristan Thompson. They were the first team since the 1983 Houston Rockets with two top-four picks. The Minnesota Timberwolves took Arizona forward Derrick Williams with the No. 2 pick. The Utah Jazz then took Turkish big man Enes Kanter third with their first of two lottery selections. The league’s uncertain labor situation hung over the draft, and likely weakened it. Potential top-10 picks such as Jared Sullinger of Ohio State and Harrison Barnes were among those who decided to stay in school, without knowing when their rookie

seasons would have started. Stern, who could lock out his players next week if a deal for a new collective bargaining agreement is not reached, was booed when he came onto the stage at the Prudential Center. Purdue’s JaJuan Johnson was the only Big Ten player taken in the first round, by the New Jersey Nets at No. 27. Second-round picks from the conference included: Wisconsin’s Jon Leuer (Milwaukee), Michigan’s Darius Morris (L.A. Lakers), Ohio State’s Jon Diebler (Portland) and Purdue’s E’Twaun Moore (Boston). Keith Benson became the first player ever drafted from Oakland University, going to the Atlanta Hawks in the second round.

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OMAHA, Neb. — Unbeaten Tyler Wilson carried a shutout into the eighth inning, Virginia used a four-run sixth to break open a close game and the No. 1-seeded Cavaliers eliminated California from the College World Series with a 8-1 victory on Thursday night. Virginia (56-11) will face defending national champion South Carolina in the Bracket 2 final. The Cavs would need to beat the Gamecocks tonight and again Saturday to reach next week’s best-of-three finals. The loss ends an improbable postseason run for California (38-23), which started the year with its program scheduled to be dropped in 2012 for budgetary reasons. A $9 million fundraising effort saved the program. Kenny Swab singled and came around to score on a threebase error to start Virginia’s big sixth inning. Wilson (10-0) allowed five

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were taken in the two-round, 60-pick draft. Three of the first six players taken were from Europe, capitalizing on the absence of some American college players who might have gone in their spots and made this a stronger draft. It was the first time four international players who didn’t play at a U.S. college were selected in the lottery. Even Irving has international ties. He was born in Australia while his father, Drederick, was a pro there and said he might be interested in playing for the Australian national team.

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last couple years, and I know I want to be a part of making that run to make it there.” Knight was available because of a run on big men Tristan Thompson, Jonas Valanciunas, Jan Vesely and Bismack Biyombo, who were possibilities for the Pistons. So they went with the best player avail-

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Virginia pitcher Tyler Wilson (18) points upwards as he leaves the Cavaliers’ 8-1 win over California on Thursday in Omaha, Neb.

able in Knight, who was projected to go higher. Knight, 19, who is 6-foot-3 and weighs 180 pounds, is a good shooter and, as a freshman, led the Wildcats to the Final Four last season. Knight averaged 17.3 points per game. He has a knack for hitting big jumpers, but he will have to learn how to run a team. The draft went according to plan in the first two picks, as the ClevelandCavalierspickedDuke point guard Kyrie Irving with

the first overall selection and the Minnesota Timberwolves used the No. 2 pick to select Arizona forward Derrick Williams. After weeks of speculation that the Utah Jazz would use the No. 3 pick on Knight, they took Turkish center Enes Kanter. Detroit Tigers vice president ofcommunicationsRonColangelo posted on Twitter that Knight has been invited to throw the ceremonial first pitch in today’s Tigers-Diamondbacks game at Comerica Park.

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MOUNT MORRIS — Mateen Cleaves has been cited for driving with a suspended license. The former Michigan State star was pulled over for speeding by Mount Morris Township Police on Wednesday night, the day his license was suspended. Cleaves’ license was suspended because he didn’t pay a responsibility fee for having too many points in February. Cleaves has to pay an additional $125 to have his license reinstated, according to secretary of state records. Frank Manley, Cleaves’ attorney, says payment has been sent to restore his client’s license.

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Flyers trade Richards, Carter

PHILADELPHIA — Exit Mike Richards and Jeff Carter. Welcome to Ilyadelphia. The Flyers shed over $100 million in salary — and a combined 314 goals and 692 points from the duo — in Thursday’s deals that sent Richards to the Los Angeles Kings and Carter to the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Flyers cleared needed salary cap space to sign goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov to a reported $51-million, nine-year deal.

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Round 4 of the “secret” negotiations is over. Round 5 is coming soon — perhaps to a suburban locale near you. NFL owners and players met for the second straight day in Hull, Mass., 18 miles south of Boston, as they attempt to close in on a collective bargaining agreement. “The players and owners were here over the last two days,” Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday as he stood next to players association chief DeMaurice Smith. “De and I were here for the entire meetings also. And it’s complicated and it’s complex, but we’re working hard and we understand the fans’ frustration.” — From wire reports

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hits over his career-high 72/3 innings. Cal starter Dixon Anderson (4-4) took the loss, failing to get past the third inning for the third time in five starts. Virginia, which batted .246 with just three extra-base hits in its first two CWS games, got 11 hits off five pitchers. Five of those hits came as the Cavaliers extended their lead to 6-0 in the sixth.

Swab scored after Darrel Matthews misplayed the bounce on his hard drive into center field and the ball rolled to the wall. The play was scored a single and three-base error. It was Matthews’ first error in 50 games this season. Keith Werman and John Barr followed with RBI singles and Chris Taylor with a run-scoring double. Cal had rallied from a 7-1 sixth-inning deficit to beat Baylor in the regional finals. There would be no comeback against Wilson, the Baltimore Orioles’ 10th-round draft pick who retired 11 in a row from the second to sixth innings. Wilson, who struck out five and walked none, left in the eighth after Cal put two runners on base. Cody Winiarski relieved, and Tony Renda ended the shutout with an RBI single. The Cavaliers could send No. 2 overall draft pick Danny Hultzen to the mound today to face South Carolina at 7 p.m. Florida also plays against Vanderbilt in the afternoon game at 2 p.m.

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Lansing Catholic QB Rush commits to Chippewas Lansing Catholic’s Cooper Rush has committed to play football for Central Michigan in the fall of 2012. The 6-foot-3, 220-pound Rush threw for 2,252 yards, 25 touchdowns and ran for 414 yards and 11 scores during his junior season, his second as a starting quarterback. He led the Cougars to a 9-1 finish, including their first perfect regular season Rush and league championship since 1991. Rush also earned a Division 3-4 all state honorable mention. “He’s worked really hard to achieve this, and I’m really proud of him,” Lansing Catholic coach Jim Ahern said. “He earned the scholarship” Ahern said Rush also had interest from Cincinnati and other Mid-American Conference schools. His quarterbacks coach at CMU will be Morris Watts, a former Michigan State offensive coordinator who was hired in January by Chippewas head coach Dan Enos. “(Rush) said he felt really comfortable with Watts. … He compared the other schools to Central, and he liked CMU the best,” Ahern said.

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The Michigan State Spartans reportedly have picked up three more commitments in the last few days for the 2012 football recruiting class. Recruiting website Rivals.com has reported the Spartans

received verbal commitments this week from wide receiver Kyle Kerrick of Coatesville, Pa., linebacker Jamal Lyles of Southfield-Lathrup High Lyles and tight end Josiah Price of Greentown, Ind. Lyles is the highest ranked of the three on Rivals, the 44th-best outside linebacker in the country who also had offers from Cincinnati, Illinois, Iowa, Pittsburgh, Stanford, Syracuse, Vanderbilt and a handful of Mid-American

Conference schools. Kerrick committed to the Spartans on Wednesday, while Lyles and Price each gave verbal pledges on Thursday. The MSU recruiting class for 2012 now stands at nine. Lyles becomes just the second in-state commitment, joining linebacker/safety Riley Bullough of Traverse City’s St. Francis High. The Spartans have received five commitments since June 6, when quarterback Tyler O’Connor of Lima, Ohio, decided to give a commitment to MSU.

WR Spencer to transfer from MSU to Indiana St. Michigan State sophomore wide receiver Donald Spencer has been granted a release from his scholarship, associate athletic director John Lewandowski said Thursday. Spencer said on Twitter that he will transfer to Indiana State. After redshirting in 2009, Spencer saw action in seven games during the 2010 season, mainly on special teams. The 6-foot-2 receiver was a fourstar recruit according to recruiting website Rivals.com from Ypsilanti High in 2009.

» Riley Bullough, LB/S, St. Francis High, Traverse City » Zach Higgins, OL, Marlington High, Alliance, Ohio » Evan Jones, TE, Ridgewood High, West Lafayette, Ohio » Kyle Kerrick, WR, Coatesville (Pa.) Area High » Jamal Lyles, LB, Southfield-Lathrup High » Benny McGowan, OL, Centerville (Ohio) High » Tyler O’Connor, QB, Lima (Ohio) Catholic Central High » Se’Von Pittman, DE, Canton (Ohio) McKinley High » Josiah Price, TE, Eastern High, Greentown (Ind.)

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Many NBA teams favor international flavor in 1st round

Sexton’s Miller has yet to talk to other schools MOUNT PLEASANT — Sexton graduate Onaje Miller was on hand Thursday at media day for the 31st Annual Michigan High School Football Coaches Association All-Star Game, just a few days after getting his letter of intent release from Michigan State. Miller had committed to MSU in February 2010. He also Miller had offers from Michigan, Wisconsin and Central Michigan then, but he said Thursday that he has not started to look at other schools yet. “I haven’t had contact with no schools or nothing right now,” Miller said. “I’m just hanging out up here and just not really doing nothing but just thinking about the All-Star Game.” While Miller’s college destination has been thrown for a loop, it hasn’t affected his mindset of being an all-star. “It’s been a good feeling. It’s been a good four days (at Central Michigan). I’ve bonded with all the players,” Miller said.

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In the second round, with the 33rd overall selection, the Pistons took Duke swingman Kyle Singler, who was the most outstanding player of the 2010 Final Four for the Blue Devils. With the 52nd pick, they selected forward Vernon Macklin from Florida. Knight joins a Detroit team trying to rebuild after missing the playoffs two straight seasons. “I know they are in a rebuilding stage trying to get back to previous form when they won championships,” Knight said. “I’m fine with coming into that process; I want to be part of that and be a part of making the team better. I know they missed the playoffs the

NEWARK, N.J. — Kyrie Irving traveled just a few miles down the road to become the No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft. Theplayersthatfollowedhim came from across the globe. The Cleveland Cavaliers selected Irving with the No. 1 pick in a draft filled with internationals, confident his foot is healthy enough to lead the rebuilding effort Irving thatfollowsLeBron James’ deINSIDE parture. L o u d l y » NBA Draft: cheered by Complete list family and of selections, friends not far Page 6B from where he starred at St. Patrick’s High in Elizabeth, Irving showed no signs of the toe injury on his right foot that limited him to 11 games last season as he walked up the stairs to shake hands with Commissioner David Stern. “I didn’t have any doubts about going to No. 1. I was looking to the organization to pick who they felt was the right choice,” Irving said. “But now to this moment, from being a fan of the NBA draft and now being drafted, it’s a special feeling in my heart and knowing that my friends and family were together, it’s a memory I’m going to remember for the rest of my life.” Neither of Michigan State’s two senior guards — Kalin Lucas and Durrell Summers —

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DETROIT — It remains to be seen if Brandon Knight will turn into a good pro. And ultimately that is what will be judged if Pistons fans eventually embrace him. But after watching the international big men come off the board in Thursday night’s NBA draft, the Pistons used the eighth pick to pick the silky smooth combo guard from Kentucky. “I’m just happy to be picked by the Pistons,” Knight said after getting drafting in Newark, N.J. “I had a great interview with them. I didn’t get a chance to work out with the Pistons but I had the

chance to meet with Joe Dumars and he’s a great guy.” And while the Pistons like his talent the character that Knight will bring to Motown is just as attractive to the Pistons. Dumarstalkedof Knight’s talent, intelligence and work ethic afterward, but quickly mentioned how impressed he was with Knight at last month’s NBA predraft combine in Dumars Chicago. “He may have been the most impressive guy in terms of the interview process in Chicago,” Dumars said. “Just an off-the-charts guy.”

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Spartan Appling named to American U19 team Michigan State rising sophomore guard Keith Appling has been named to the USA Basketball U19 World Championship squad. Appling will be part of a 12-man roster that will play in the 2011 FIBA U19 World Championship in Latvia. The tournament starts next Thursday and runs until July 10. — From staff reports

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and beat the thirdseeded Chinese player 3-6, 6-4, 8-6 under the roof on Centre Court. Other winners on Day 4 included six-time champion Roger Fe- Li derer, women’s defending titlist Serena Williams and second-seeded Novak Djokovic. After Li hit a forehand long on Lisicki’s third match point, the 21-year-old German fell to her knees at the baseline and put her head to the turf. She broke into tears at her courtside chair. “My emotions are so, I mean, just over the moon,” said Lisicki, who served 17

Li bounced by Lisicki during second round Stephen Wilson The Associated Press

WIMBLEDON, England — French Open champion Li Na squandered two match points and lost in the second round of Wimbledon on Thursday to German wild card Sabine Lisicki, the biggest upset of the tournament so far. The 62nd-ranked Lisicki erased both match points with service winners in the ninth game of the third set

Lisicki has now won 12 of her last 13 matches on grass, including reaching the Wimbledon quarterfinals in 2009 and winning a tuneup tournament in Birmingham this month. She missed five months last season with a left ankle injury, and she fell out of the top 200 in the rankings. “It was very, very hard,” she said. “I really had to start from zero after being on crutches for seven weeks so it just means so much to me, you know, winning the title in Birmingham and getting the wild card here. I appreciate it so much, to be back in Wimbledon. It’s just a place that I love so much.”

aces and had 32 winners. “It’s just amazing.” Li was up 4-2 in the third set and twice served for the match but was broken each time. She had won 14 of her previous 15 Grand Slam matches in 2011, reaching the final at the Australian Open, then becoming China’s first major singles champion at Roland Garros last month. “Tough match,” Li said. “But I think both players today played great. Nothing wrong, just unlucky. I have two match points. But I can do nothing for these two match points.”

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GLEN CAMPBELL DIAGNOSED WITH ALZHEIMER’S: Country music legend Glen Campbell has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, and will put out his final album this summer. Campbell The disease is in its early stages. The 76-year-old’s CD “Ghost on the Canvas” is scheduled for release Aug. 30. » More celebrity news inside, 2C

A DISSIDENT IS HERE: Eddie Vedder performs at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Fox Theatre in Detroit; tickets are $86.20. Info: 484-5656 or www.ticketmaster.com.

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FESTIVAL OF THE MOON ARRIVES IN OLD TOWN » Old Town’s annual Festival of the Moon and Festival of the Sun return, with tasty food, live music, cold brews, wine tastings and more. » Old Town, 485-4283, www. festivalofthe moon.com and www.festivalof thesun.com

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» Lansing Media/Theatre Project is debuting an original, interactive media performance titled “The Digitizer” today Tonight and Saturday at Riverwalk Theatre. Bring an iPod Touch, iPad or iPhone if you have one to take part in this all-ages comedy.

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MUST SEE IT ‘HOUSE’ 9 P.M. FOX

Maybe it shouldn’t surprise us that Greg House has been sent to the principal’s office. He never has worked well with others. Still, we thought he might be past this by now, what with being a world-famous doctor in his early 50s. But now he’s behaved badly at career day. He assumed another doctor’s identity and gave a rambling (and, sometimes, upsetting) account of cases he was still trying to work out in his head. Now we meet him waiting for the principal, alongside two muchyounger delinquents. Since they are TV kids (and he is House) they can analyze his problems. The result is the rerun of a great episode.

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CARS 2

» 4 out of 10: The rare Pixar film that doesn’t move the audience, this sequel puts Larry the Cable Guy’s Mater front and center, as he travels with best pal Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) for a series of races and becomes involved in international espionage. Funny, but nothing more. — Bill Goodykoontz/Gannett » RATED: G » ONLINE: http://disney.go.com/cars

BAD TEACHER » 4 out of 10: Cameron Diaz is fine as the bad teacher of the title, but Jake Kasdan’s film never quite comes together. Justin Timberlake is wasted as an heir Diaz’s character sets her sights on, but only Jason Segel, as a cynical gym teacher, seems believable. — Bill Goodykoontz/Gannett » RATED: R for sexual content, nudity, language and some drug use. » ONLINE: www.areyoua badteacher.com

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y now we expect movies made by Pixar, the studio that has given us the “Toy Story” films, “The Incredibles” and “Up,” to name just a few classics, to be great almost by default. “Cars 2” proves an exception to that rule. It’s sometimes funny, often silly but never really transcendent, though the same could probably be said of the original, as well. It’s a race movie as well as a spy caper on wheels, and at its heart lies a central mystery: Who decided to make Larry the Cable Guy the star? I don’t know, but his Mater, the dopey, good-hearted tow truck from the first “Cars,” is the focus of the sequel, which is sort of like basing a fourth “Toy Story” on Slinky Dog. The star of “Witless Protection,” among other delights, can only carry a film so far.

‘Mr. Popper’s Penguins’

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Rated G » Stars: Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy and Michael Caine » Directors: John Lasseter, Brad Lewis » Trailer: http://disney.go.com/cars » Length: 116 minutes

This time out Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) is goaded, with Mater’s help, into entering the World Grand Prix to face the cocky Francesco Bernoulli (John Turturro). The series of three races is both an international competition and a showcase for alternative fuels (yes) put on by Sir Miles Axlerod (Eddie Izzard), a former oil guy, er, car, who has gone green. Lightning decides to take Mater along, but his oafish behavior embarrasses Lightning on and off the track, which paves the way for a lesson about being yourself and true friendship. See CARS 2, Page 2C

Characters, story don’t jell in ‘Bad Teacher’ 4 OUT OF 10

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There’s something slightly off about “Bad Teacher.” Cameron Diaz is fine as a gold-digging teacher who spends more time drinking, smoking dope and either insulting or ignoring her students than she does actually instructing them (mostly she shows movies). Lucy Punch is good as a maddeningly over-enthusiastic colleague. Jason Timberlake is mostly wasted as a rich guy who substitute teaches, but he’s game for just about anything. But somehow the characters — and their story — don’t come together in a satisfying way. Director Jake Kasdan coaxes some laughs out of the film, to be sure, but only Jason Segel, as a cynical gym teacher, seems like a real person instead of a caricature. Everyone else seems like they’re trying just a touch too hard. Elizabeth Halsey (Diaz) gets dumped by the rich guy she was going to marry for money, forc-

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Cameron Diaz plays a gold-digging educator in the movie “Bad Teacher.” Recently dumped by her sugar daddy, Elizabeth Halsey (Diaz) sets her sights on a substitute teacher to meet her financial needs.

Rated R for sexual content, nudity, language and some drug use. » Stars: Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel and Justin Timberlake » Director: Jake Kasdan » Trailer: www.areyoua badteacher.com » Length: 92 minutes

The operation is tough to afford on a teacher’s salary, of course. But one day handsome Scott Delacorte (Timberlake), the heir to a watch-making fortune, shows up as a substitute teacher, giving Elizabeth a suitable target. ButAmySquirrel(LucyPunch), an impossibly cheery teacher, figures out what Elizabeth is up to and sets her own sights on Scott. She’s successful for a while, but is ultimatelyoutofherleaguecompeting with Elizabeth, who has the advanGEMMA LAMANA tage of having no morals whatsoCOLUMBIA PICTURES — SONY ever — except, of course, when the movie needs her to. Meanwhile ing her to come back for another how to get enough money to pay Russell Gettis (Jason Segel), a P.E. year of teaching junior-high Eng- for breast implants, which she teacher who sees right through lish. But she is not without goals; thinks will help her more easily See BAD TEACHER, Page 2C her immediate one is to figure out land a replacement sugar daddy.

STILL IN THEATERS MR. POPPER’S PENGUINS

» 4 out of 10: Jim Carrey stars as the title character, a cold businessman who inherits penguins and begins to warm up to life. Director Mark Waters manages to wring some charm out of the film, and out of Carrey, making the movie not nearly as bad as you may have feared. — Bill Goodykoontz/Gannett » RATED: Rated PG for mild rude humor and some language. » ONLINE: www.poppers penguins.com

GREEN LANTERN » 2 out of 10: Green just isn’t the superhero color this year. Beyond its dominant hue, director Martin Campbell’s earnest, noisy “Green Lantern” has little in common with the blase comic indolence of “The Green Hornet,” which starred Seth Rogen and came out, to general disdain, five months ago. (Now there’s a name for a villain: Gen. Disdain.) — Michael Phillips/MCT News Service » RATED: Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action » ONLINE: http://greenlanternmovie .warnerbros.com

THE ART OF GETTING BY

» 4 out of 10: Writer and director Gavin Wiesen has filled his film with teen coming-of-age cliches, but strong performances by Freddie Highmore as a confused outsider and Emma Roberts as a complicated young beauty make the movie better than it otherwise could have been. Fox Searchlight Pictures — Bill Goodykoontz/Gannett » RATED: Rated PG-13 for thematic elements including sexual content, language, teen drinking and partying. » ONLINE: www.foxsearchlight.com/ theartofgettingby

SUPER 8 » 7.5 out of 10: J.J. Abrams’ love letter to Steven Spielberg’s early films (Spielberg is a producer) isn’t

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ear Amy: We work for a large company with the typical fabric-lined cubicle walls. As anyone who has worked in this type of office environment knows, these walls are not soundproof. We have a co-worker who is constantly sneezing, coughing, blowing his nose and yawning. We also enjoy the occasional burp and hiccup after he consumes his cans of soda. There are loud personal and business phone calls during which we begin to critique his grammar to ourselves. Along with this is the unpleasant smell of body odor and lack of dental hygiene. We will not enter an elevator after he exits or sit by him during a meeting because of his odor. We work in a professional office, requiring “business casual” dress, but he comes to work with stained, wrinkled clothing, and his coat is held together with duct tape. We have complained to our management team several times, but nothing is done. Do you have any suggestions? — Holding Our Breath Dear Holding: You can’t control how your coworker dresses, and you (and he) probably can’t control some of the bodily noises he makes. But how his coat is fastened is none of your business — and some of your comments are unkind. If your co-worker is speaking too loudly during calls and this interferes with your own professional duties, you should ask him if he could please lower his voice. If your management team won’t help you by asking him to modulate his behavior or hygiene habits, then your only choice is to stop sniping and concentrate on figur-

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» The Aries moon brings zest to the day’s events.Your best bet is to decide ahead of time how you’ll use this fuel and plan for its expression.

once a certain problem is solved, you’ll coast on easy street for a while. There will always be new obstacles, and that’s what makes this journey so fun.

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» You will heighten your awareness through instruction, especially if you’re the teacher. As you show someone how to accomplish a task, you will see how it could be done better.

GEMINI (MAY 21-JUNE 21)

» You like to have a general sense of where things are going. Encourage loved ones to keep you abreast of breaking news.

CANCER (JUNE 22-JULY 22)

» You will knock yourself out to please others. Your selflessness will be strongly felt, and your approval rating will soar.

LEO (JULY 23-AUG. 22)

» It will be challenging to stay tuned in as someone else tells you what to do. You’re just not in the mood for following directions.

VIRGO (AUG. 23-SEPT. 22)

» You’ll spend time with people whose backgrounds are different from yours — and find that you’re all the same underneath.

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» It will be lucky for you to make a request of a friend. Do this as far in advance of the event as you possibly can. Give the other person plenty of time to warm up to the idea.

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» Two options will be presented to you, one right after the other. This makes the compare-and-contrast element of your decision making quite easy, and by the end of the day, the answer will be clear.

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» When you know you don’t know but you act anyway, the result can be quite hilarious. Just be sure not to make these kinds of snap decisions about anything that could put your safety in question.

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» Don’t worry about the mistakes you’ll make. A joyful life is filled with mistakes. There is no thrill in living without risk. You’ll mess up, which is what makes getting it right so wonderful.

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ing out how to tolerate him. Dear Amy: We live in a townhouse with our two children (ages 4 and 1). We have neighbors who smoke, and the smoke regularly wafts into our open windows. We close the windows to limit the smoke coming into the house, especially since the children’s bedrooms are at the rear of the house where the neighbors smoke (on their deck and patio). What is the best course of action? Should we continue to close the windows whenever the neighbors are smoking (which could be all evening in the nice weather), or should we say something to them? — No Secondhand Smoke Dear No: According to the National Cancer Institute’s website (www. cancer.gov/cancertopics): “Children exposed to secondhand smoke are at increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome, ear infections, colds, pneumonia, bronchitis and more severe asthma. Being exposed to secondhand smoke slows the growth of children’s lungs and can cause them to cough, wheeze, and feel breathless.” Yikes. For now, close your windows when your neighbors are smoking. You can also ask your neighbors to install an outside fan that would blow the smoke away from their deck and away from your home.

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Katy Perry and Britney Spears appear on a CD together but it’s not the latest “Now” compilation. Rather, the pop singers have written songs on Selena Gomez & the Scene’s new album, “When the Sun Goes Down.” “I did have a lot of artists that I was very lucky enough to have songs written by and it’s a good, uplifting album,” Gomez said of her third CD. “It’s really fun and very dance-y Gomez and I hope people like it.” “I think it’s a powerful CD,” Gomez said in a recent interview. The 18-year-old’s first two albums have reached gold status. The new record — which has three songs co-penned by Gomez — is out next week.

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Spielberg fired Megan Fox after Hitler talk, Bay says

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But that lesson gets put on the back burner for a time, because Mater somehow gets himself involved in international espionage. Someone is trying to sabotage the Grand Prix, and spies Finn McMissle (Michael Caine) and Holley Shiftwell (Emily Mortimer) are trying to figure out who and why. Mistaking Mater for a fellow spy — the idiot act is flawless, Finn tells him — Mater is soon wearing disguises and working undercover, haplessly bumbling his way to success. You’ll note that I haven’t mentioned Lightning for a while. He disappears from the film in similar fashion for long stretches. This is very much Mater’s movie, so your feelings about Larry the Cable Guy’s act will go a long way toward coloring your feelings about the film. On the plus side, it’s a great-looking movie. The

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Elizabeth but also sees her, which isn’t hard with her taut body always on display, lets Elizabeth know her constant rejection won’t be dissuading him from pursuing her. As the only character not dialed up a notch or two

Movies Continued From 1C perfect, but it’s a lot of fun. Kids inadvertently film a train crash that turns out to be much more. The kids, particularly newcomer Joel Courtney and Elle Fanning, are fantastic. — Bill Goodykoontz/Gannett » RATED: PG-13, for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language and some drug use. » ONLINE: www.super8movie.com

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» 3.5 out of 10: Jordana Beatty stars as the title character in director John Schultz’s film based on the popular children’s books by Megan McDonald (who also co-wrote the screenplay). Relative newcomer Beatty shows promise as Judy, a little girl who develops a foolproof (read: unworkable) system for surviving summer. But she’s hamstrung by the direction and the script, coming off mostly as a whiny, bratty kid. On the other hand, bonus points for including Urkel (Jaleel White) in the cast! — Bill Goodykoontz/Gannett » RATED: PG, for some mild

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Animated character Lightning McQueen, voiced by Owen Wilson, is shown in a scene from “Cars 2.” animation is fantastic, particularly during the race sequences and the opening scene, a direct nod to James Bond films, with Finn involved in an action bit that would make 007 proud. What “Cars 2” lacks is

that moment the best Pixar films have, when parents and children alike stand slack-jawed with awe at something wonderful happening on-screen — when the films move beyond mere entertainment and become something more,

something better. “Cars 2” doesn’t have that moment, and seems content with merely making us laugh. Perhaps it’s unfair to expect anything more, but for Pixar, that’s the price of success.

too high, he’s a refreshing relief. Kasden and writers Gene Stupnitsky and Lee Eisenberg construct the film as a series of set pieces, some funnier than others. When Elizabeth learns there is money to be had in having the class with the best standardized test scores, it’s amusing to see her shift into action as a suddenly com-

mitted teacher (it’s amusing to watch the class reaction to the change, as well). Thomas Lennon is dependably funny as an official with the answers to the tests, and whom Elizabeth of course must dupe. Any scene with John Michael Higgins, as the put-upon principal with a thing for dolphins, or Phyllis Smith as an uptight teacher, is welcome.

But in the end it just doesn’t quite add up. Maybe it’s the too-easy ending that feels like a cop-out. Maybe it’s the cardboard cut-out nature of the characters. Probably it’s a combination of those and other elements that leads to Diaz’s bad teacher not being as bad as she might have been, and “Bad Teacher” not as good as it could have been.

rude humor and language. » ONLINE: www.judymoody movie.com

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» 6 out of 10: Kevin Bacon steals the show as a smirking mutant maniac in this prequel, which also features hunky Brits James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender as a young Charles Xavier and Magneto. The mix of familiar and new characters, along with plenty of big action, makes this a more than serviceable popcorn flick for the summer. — Kerry Lengel/Gannett » RATED: PG-13, for intense sequences of action and violence, some sexual content including brief partial nudity and language. » ONLINE: www.x-men firstclassmovie.com

THE HANGOVER PART 2 » 5 out of 10: Director Todd Phillips helmed the first “Hangover,” but he just can’t recreate the whackedout energy or the element of surprise. There are laughs, but the stretches between them grow longer as the film goes on. That leaves the movie to coast by on leftover goodwill. In this case, that only goes so far, as even Zach Galifianakis’ man-child act is starting to wear out its

KUNG FU PANDA 2 » 8 out of 10: The roly-poly Dragon Warrior, geektastically voiced by Jack Black, is back to save China — and kung fu itself — from a nefarious peacock played by Gary Oldman. DreamWorks’ computer-animated martial-arts spectacular may be slick corporate entertainment, but it still packs plenty of punch. — Kerry Lengel/Gannett » RATED: PG for sequences of martial arts action and mild violence. » ONLINE: www.kungfu panda.com

THOR » 8 out of 10: Kenneth Branagh’s take on the Marvel comics superhero (and Norse god of thunder) is loud and reckless, like its protagonist — and it’s great summer fun. Chris Hemsworth is surprisingly good as Thor, Tom Hiddleston even better as his brother Loki. Natalie Portman and Anthony Hopkins also star. — Bill Goodykoontz, Gannett » RATED: PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES

» 4 out of 10: Johnny Depp returns as Capt. Jack Sparrow in the fourth installment of the blockbuster franchise, and a good thing — he’s the best thing about the film, in which Jack seeks the Fountain of Youth. Director Rob Marshall takes the helm, and slows things down far too often in an uninspired movie. — Bill Goodykoontz/Gannett » RATED: PG-13 for action/ adventure violence. » ONLINE: www.disney.go.com/pirates

SOMETHING BORROWED » 4 out of 10: After a night of too much drinking and partying, a lonely hearts attorney (Ginnifer Goodwin) gets lucky with the guy she’s had a crush on since college (Colin Egglesfield). The only problem: He’s engaged to marry her best friend (Kate Hudson).

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Tobey Maguire, others sued over poker winnings Anthony McCartney The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES — “SpiderMan” star Tobey Maguire and other celebrities have been caught in a web of lawsuits seeking to reclaim more than $4 million won during unlicensed poker matches at upscale Beverly Hills hotels, court records show. The lawsuits were filed by a bankruptcy trustee attempting to recoup money for investors who were duped in a Ponzi scheme. The legal actions claim the clandestine Texas Hold ‘em matches were played between 2006 and 2009, and that card players won hundreds of thousands of dollars from Bradley Ruderman, architect of the Ponzi scheme. Maguire is being sued for $311,000 plus interest. In all, 22 people have been individually sued to try to recoup money. Among them was Nick Cassavetes, director of “The

Notebook.” The trustee is attempting to recover nearly $73,000 plus interest from the actor-director. His attorney, Ronald Richards, said Cassavetes engaged in no wrongdoing and may try to settle the case for a reduced amount or fight it on the basis that the money cannot be reclaimed. The lawsuit cites only one 2007 game in which Cassavetes was involved. He was Maguire sued along with others who received a check from Ruderman. However, the matches weren’t documented, so it was unclear if Ruderman lost the money himself or was paying for another player, Richards said. “The theory that is being advanced by the trustee is what we call a novel or original theory,” he added. Maguire’s attorney, Rob-

ert Barta, did not immediately return a phone message seeking comment but was expected to file a response to the suit later this week. Also being sued is billionairebusinessmanAlecGores, who along with his brother attempted to buy Miramax Films last year. Another defendant is “Welcome Back Kotter” star and poker afficianado Gabe Kaplan, who is beingaskedtoreturn$62,000, records show. Gores is being sued for $445,000. In a statement, his attorney Patricia Glaser noted the businessman had not been accused of wrongdoing and she wrote “there was nothing improper about the poker game that is the subject of this lawsuit.” “Mr. Gores will either successfully resolve the claim against him or successfully defend against the claim,” Glaser wrote. She also represents Kaplan, records show, but the statement made no mention of him or any other defendants.

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the Charlaine Harris novels on which the series is based. The different creatures “all come with their unique sets of gifts and problems, and it certainly makes for an exciting world for our viewers and for Sookie.” When Season 3 ended, Sookie (Anna Paquin) had split with longtime vampire beau Bill (Stephen Moyer, who is married to Paquin), was on the outs with vampire Eric (Alexander Skarsgard) and had gone off with a mysterious woman; Bill and Eric had buried their antagonist, vampire king Russell Edgington (Denis O’Hare); and Bill and Queen SophieAnne (Evan Rachel Wood) were about to do battle. Sookie’s dismissal of Bill and Eric represents another step in the once-naive char-

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CHARLOTTE 777 E. SANTEE, off Cochran. Fri. 6/24, 85p.m. & Sat. 6/25, 8-2p.m. Some antiques, books, kids to adult clothing, games, toys, bicycles and miscellaneous items. CHARLOTTE-EATON CO. DEMS YARD SALE, 2206 Lansing Rd., June 25, 94p.m. Office equip., collectibles, appliances and more!!!

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Something for everyone, DEWITT GARAGE SALE Thur. 9-6, Fri. 9-4. House- HUGE MOVING SALE Antihold items, old records & ques, household items, tapes, furniture, clothing some collectibles, slot mawomens, girls 4-6, boys 14chine, over 250 Boyds 16, chain saw, hot tub covBears, lots of lawn decor, er & lift, misc. 1701 Locher 1800’s full blast Florence Rd. woodburner, something for everyone. 7714 5 Point Hwy., Eaton Rapids. DIMONDALE-6617 WILThurs.-Sat. 6/23-6/25, 9-5. LIAMS RD. B A R N SALE. June 24-25, 9-5. B o o k s , LESLIE, 2783 W. Baseline, teen clothing and accessoJune 24-25 9-5 ries, collectibles, electronWasher/Dryer, Dishwashics, furniture, games, er, Microwave, Sofa, resporting goods, entertaincliner, dining table, chairs, ment center, T.V., elliptical household items, patio furmachine, playstation, Xniture, grill, hunting gear Box. Off Bishop between Waverly and Creyts LOADED TENT SALE. EATON RAPIDS MOVING Fundraiser for Appalachia SALE, 6211 Kinneville Rd., mission trip. 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Furniture, garGARAGE SALE 2849 SLEEPment & quilting fabric, ING MEADOW, MASON. sewing notions, antique Kids & baby clothes, furnidishes, 8’ Schmidt pool tature, electronics, toys & ble, & much more. sports cards. Fri.-Sat. June 24-25, 9am-5pm. OKEMOS- FRI.-SAT. JUNE 24-25, 9-4. 4511 Eastwood SALE Furniture, silver, ceDr. Electronics, bedding, ramics, art, china, & household items, clothing clothes. Fri.-Sat. 9-4. 2527 & teen clothing, VCR ARROWHEAD, OKEMOS. tapes.

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ST. JOHNS- JUNE 23-26, MULTI FAMILY SALE Thurs.-Sun., 8-5. 2729 Av- THE WILLIAMSTON UNITED HOLT 1575 STONEHAVEN, METHODIST CHURCH’S ery Rd. General household THUR/FRI 9-3 Sat 9-12 baAnnual Rummage Sale is items, furniture, lawn by gear and clothing, teen Thurs., June 23 & Fri. June mower, vintage cupboard. & plus size clothing, furni24, 9am-5:30pm, Sat. June ture, household items, 25, 9 am-2pm. WUMC is loST JOHNS June 24, 9-6; June books, lots of toys cated at 211 S. Putnam 25, 9-2pm. Clover Ridge Street (across from CitiCondos-US 27 N. to E. Gibb NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE zens Bank). We will have St. to 1020 Randy Lane. SALE-OKEMOS kids, mens, womens clothClean adult & kids clothSUN RAPIDS & SUNWIND, ing, baby items, toys and ing, collectibles, silk flowFriday June 24 9-4 books, electronics and ers, new items, houseSaturday June 25 9-2 OFF much more. wares, scrubs, toys, multiBennett between Okemos ple sales. Rd & Hagadorn SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!! OKEMOS 2281 Mt. Hope (just W of Okemos Rd). Multi-Family Sale. Fri. 9-5/Sat. 9-1; furniture, tools, clothes, misc. NO ADVANCE SALES.

ST. JOHNS-ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC CHURCH ANNUAL RUMMAGE SALE, 201 E. Cass St. (in the gym). June 22 & 23, 98p.m. & June 24, 9Noon. $2/bag day begins on Thursday the 23rd. Something for everyone!

OKEMOS 2 FAMILY sale. June 24, 9am-5pm, June 25, 9am-2pm. Household items, some antiques, jew- ST. JOHNS T H I S IS NOT elry, computer, truckbed YOUR NICKEL & DIME GAtoolbox. 4960 Sioux Way, RAGE SALE. No clothing, Grand River W of Okemos no toys, no baby wear. Rd to Grandview right to Just quality tools, antiSioux Way left. ques, gardening supplies, etc. 709 E. Walker St. Fri.OKEMOS- 3576 HYACINTH Sun. 6/24-26, 10am-6pm. ST. 4 FAMILIES - 1 HOUSE. Across from Okemos High WAVERLY YARD sale. 90 School. Fri. 8-5 & Sat. 9-3. yrs. of collecting. Prices Lots of art, craft, houseunbelievable! June 24-26, hold, clothes, toys, bikes, 9am. 3615 W St. Joseph. decor, furniture, storage boxes, and electronics. WILLIAMSTON 406 S. CEDAR, June 23-25, OKEMOS- 4538 SENECA DR. 9-5pm. Years of cleanout. Dobie & Hamilton. Fri. June W omens 2X-3X plus size 24, 8-4 & Sat. June 25, 8clothes, tools, furn., housenoon. Brand name kids hold goods, books, videos, clothes, toys, Little Tikes, Christmas stuff, & more! books, rubber stamps, lawn mower & snow blowWILLIAMSTON - 420 E. er. CHURCH ST. June 23-25, 96. Moving Sale, furniture, OKEMOS 4715 VAN ATTA dishes, cooking and RD., June 24 8:30-5 June 25 bakeware, Christmas and 8-1 2 gas stoves, double other decor., toys, tapes, & jogger stroller, baby CD, books, tools, 19 in TV, swing, bikes, truxedo truck crib & Mattress etc. cover, toddler-mens XLT, & maternity clothing, lots WILLIAMSTON condo comof misc. plex on Zimmer Place (corner of Grand River & OKEMOS- BIG SALE 4674 Zimmer Rd.). Fri. June 24 & Woodcraft Rd. Fri.-Sat. Sat. June 25, 9-4. Address June 24-25, 9-4 p.m. (No 1206: humidifier, small furEarly Birds please). Houseniture, jewelry, all size hold items, clothing, toys, clothing. At 1208: Baby childrens items, bike, new things/toys, little furniimprintable invitation ture. At 1211: baby boy stock, some furn., & more. toys & clothing N-18mos., Miter saw. At 1218: Girls sz OKEMOS- CREEK VIEW TER10-16 & womens plus sz RACE, Spring Lake Subd. 2 clothing, sewing-craftshouses - 5 Families. Decofabrics, PartyLite, DS & rating & holiday items, Gameboy games. At 1219: weight bench, kid clothes, electric clothes dryer, 5 toys, big toys such as car, 1/2’’ joiner, planer, Delta kitchen, playhouse, bikes, sander, & 2 sets of china & more. 6/24, 9-4, 6/25, 9-2 dishes. PORTLAND: 2558 Portland WILLIAMSTON GARAGE Rd. June 23 6-8 PM, June 24 SALE 922 SOUTHFIELD DR. & 25 9-4 PM. Table Saw, June 24-25, 9am-4pm. FurDayton Belt & Disk Sander, niture, clothing, home deMit Band Saw, cor. Tupperware, Pampered Chef, Movies, misc. WILLIAMSTON Sat. Only! 9-3. Huge Moving Sale! PORTLAND 7476 EMERY Rd. Desks, coffee table, table, Clarksville Rd to Emery, 1 other furniture, home ormi. down Emery, Sat. June ganization, dishes, kitchen 25th, 8-4pm. Boys clothmisc., pictures, lots of ing, toys, miscellaneous home decor, toys, purses. houshold items and more. Almost everything under $5!!! 1130 Linn Rd., West of PORTLAND-831 KENT ST Zimmer. No early birds. Saturday June 25th 8 a.m to 2 p.m. baby items, books, children’s clothing, toys, Baby Crib, Mountain Bikes, Air Conditioners, Movies, Girls Clothes and much more.. A LAWSONS LIQUIDATIONS Estate sale will be conducted at 1027 King St., PORTLAND-CHERRY Corunna, June 23-24-25, HILLS CONDOMINIUMS 10-6. Numbers at 9 a.m. ANNUAL SALE. SaturFor a complete listing, day, June 25th, 9-1p.m. photos & directions please visit our website at www.lawsonsliquidations.com or PORTLAND- FRIENDBROOK call 989-725-5796 SUBDIVISION. SALEFRIEND & Elmwood Rd. MASON-144 S. VEVAY, Thurs., June 23, 3-8p.m. 48854, Friday, June 24, 10-4 Fri., June 24, 9-5p.m. Too Saturday, June 25, 10-2 much to list! NUMBERS AT 9 AM FRIDAY. ANTIQUES, PORTLAND/LYONS - 7909 COLLECTIBLES, SEWING, Goodwin, June 24, 8-4p.m. CRAFTS, MORE! GO TO Chainsaw, formal gowns, STATESALES.NET/ESTATEweed eater, microwave, SALES/189579.ASPX FOR trumpet, 92 buick, school MORE INFO. WONDER desks, and much more WOMEN ESTATE SALES 517-256-0695 BARNES RD. PORTLAND- PEARL BARR EXIT ON US 127, TAKE SUBD. 8584 Carriage Ln. HULL ROAD SOUTH TO MAFri.-Sat. June 24-25, 8SON MANOR 4p.m. Toddler to adult clothing, tent, toys, books, SALE- BARN AT ROOSTER power Amigo, sled and HILL. 2937 KEM L E R RD ., much more!! EATON RAPIDS. Primitives, country items, furniture, ST. JOHNS-1295 W. M a r antiques, candles. June 24shall Rd., ¾ mi. E. of 127, 25, 10-6 daily. T h e June 23, 24 & 25, 9-5p.m. Putnams Bathroom vanity w/sink, 48"x30" mirror. 12"x25" doors, 6’ shelving unit, elec. back massager, books. Childrens 12 mo.-2T & womens clothing and much more!!! GARAGE/MOVING SALE 1025 Linden St., East Lansing. Sat. June 25, 9-2. EvST. JOHNS - 406 GILES ST., erything must go! June 24 & 25, 9am-5pm, Boys Clothes 3T-6, Plenty Of Toys, Household, MOVING SALE 6/25 & 6/26 Books, Corner Computer No reasonable offer reDesk, Queen Oak Waterfused. 766 W. Shepherd, bed Headboard & Frame. Charlotte. 517-231-5574.

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ST. JOHNS 502 S. BAKER ST. MOVING SALE JUNE 24-25, 9am-5pm. 1113 Tisdale, Fri. 6/24 & Sat. 6/25, 9-5. Lansing. Some antiques, MULTI-FAMILY SALE. Toys, furniture, large size children to adult clothing, womens clothes, large dog sports collectibles, NAScage, & more. CAR. Misc. household items, books & much more! ST. JOHNSBACKYARD SALE, 405 S. Church St., June 23rd, 9-6p.m. & June 24th, 9-3p.m. Boys clothing, lg. print paperbacks. dismantiling an "E-Bay" store. Something for everyone!!! ST. JOHNS-HUGE MULTI FAMILY SALE, 6114 S. Grove Rd., just off Price Rd., June 23, 24 & 25, 96p.m. Some furniture, 800 western books .25¢ & up, Nora Robert & other romance books. (5) helmets, lots of new clothes newborn to adult 4X. 2 new home made Harley Davidson quilts. Garage & Tent full! RAIN OR SHINE. ST. JOHNS: HUGE sale, 507 E. McConnell St. June 23, 24, 25, 9-6. NICE clothes (lots with tags on), boys NB-2T; Girls 7-18 & Jr 1-11; Womens med-3X; Mens L5X; toys, baby items, kitchen, holiday, jewelry, neverused Partylite, lots of misc. Rain or shine.

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Dogs-Cats-Pets A FRIEND FOR LIFE. Reg. ENGLISH SETTER PUPPIES, $300. White w/black & brown ticking, both parents are family pets, excellent hunters, available on site for you to see. Pups will be 7 wks old & available after 6/29/11. Will have had their 1st shot & Vet chkd. Call 517-857-2262. AKC SHIH TZU PUPPIES Very sweet & beautiful. 1st & 2nd shots, 8wks. $400. 517-803-8881.

AMERICAN ESKIMO PUPPIES Minis & Toys, shots & wormed, $150-$300. Call FRANKLIN FARM SUBDIVI 517-543-2119. SION sales, Friday, June 24 8-5 and Saturday, June 25 AWESOME GOLDEN8-2. antiques, baby items, DOODLES 3 blacks & books, boots and shoes, apricots $300 & up. Shots, children’s clothing, wormed, Vet checked. 989collectibles, electronics, 763-7202. furniture, games, kitchen items, toys, women’s clothing, With at least six BEAGLE PUPS 4 weeks old & houses participating up. Shots & wormed. $100there’s sure to be some$150. Obedience training & thing for everyone! West boarding available. 989of 127, off South St. in Ma463-4286. Alma area. son. BEAGLE PUPS AKC reg. 2 tan & white males, born on 2/14, $150. Also, 1 yr old black & white Beagle male, AKC, started on rabbits, $200. 517-574-8890 lv msg.

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ST LOUIS COLBY pitbull 12 WARSTEINER beer pups, 4 girls, 7 boys, shots, glasses w/gold rim, in parent on site, $125 must original box. $99 Call Carosee 517-574-4483 or 517lyn 517-651-6564 455-4138 2’X4 TABLE, Billiard, HockTERRIER PUPS $100 AND ey, Chess & Soccer. With cocker spaniel pup $250 hardware. Like new. $40. 1st shots, wormed. Great Call 517-980-0460. personalities! No Sunday calls. 989-584-6192. 4 POKEMON gold ingot cards. mewtwo, poliwhirl, jigglypuff & togopi in org. TOY POODLE PUPPIES 3 balls $50 call 517-651-6564 CKC females $300. Mother on site. Shots, dews, tails & wormed. 517-391-8125 55 GAL BBQ GRILL, $55. Please call 290-1779 TOY POODLE PUPPIES 8 wks old, 1st shots & wormed, $300. Call 989- ANTIQUE CHASE carriage 427-3205. blanket, cream reverse to black $99 call Carolyn 517YORKIE AKC 4 MO old male 651-6564 $300. AKC Yorkie stud, $400. 517-652-9287. ANTIQUE OAK KITCHEN chair- genuine, reglued YORKIES AKC TEACUPS and refinished $85.00 Shots, wormed. $500-$850 jdanzige3@aol.com www.puppy-place.net (517)575-0471 517-404-1028. EXERCISE BIKE SCHWINN Airdyne stationary bike. $65 (517)512-4224 GARDEN TILLER SEARS 10inch. 32.8cc. Works good. $90. (517)512-4224.

LAWN MOWER 20’’ Yardman, 5 hp, just tuned up, good cond. $70. Call 517YORKIES, YORKIE-POOS & 393-7784. Shorkies $300-$500 Tcup & Toys Shots Nonshed LAWN MOWER B lack & 989.225.1367 Decker, electric, mulching mower, like new. $50.00. Call 517-393-7784.

LOVELY 1930’S CHINA CABINET Painted wood, blue w/white, versatile piece. 14 YEAR OLD QUAR TER $75/obo. 517-402-3145. horse, up to date medical, Coggins tested, $200 obo MENS QUALITY SUITS 989-587-6596 Holden-Reid suits, Call the Lansing State sportcoats, sansabelt HARD OAK LUMBER, cut & Journal at slacks, shoes, belts, shirts; ready to assemble, for 8 sizes 46-56r. $99/outfit 517-377-1111 horse stalls $1,000. ALSO: xman109@comcast.net Draft harnesses & haflings (517)374-1328 (517)507harnesses & pony buggy 7870 w/buggy harness, other LAB & BLUE HEELER MIX "horse" odds -n- ends. PUPPIES $50 each. Call MIKASA FINE CHINA 4 full 989-834-5901 517-726-1418. place settings, used once. $89. Call 517-627-1270. LAB PUPPIES AKC Yellow 1st shots, wormed, dews ROTOTILLER FRONT TINE, 4 removed, $275, parents on hp, Craftsman, runs great, site. 517-887-6205. $99.00. Call 517-393-7784. LABRADOODLE PUPS SCHWINN MOUNTAIN BIKE APRICOT & Cremes. Shots Adult size, hardly used five & wormed. $350-$450. year old bike. $95.00 www.puppy-place.net jdanzige3@aol.com 517-404-6235 (517)575-0471 LABRADOR PUPS BLK/YL, 6 wks, AKC. Champion lines. 2002 JOHN DEERE 4510, STEEL FRAMED BUNK BEDS, 4WD, 40 HP, lots of attachtwin on top & dbl on lower. Excellent hunters and/or ments available, asking Hardly used. $50. Call 517pet. Family raised. Parents $4390 email me for details 484-6382. on site, shots, $700-950. mrcfree6@msn.com / 734(517)285-0296 732-4513. TOSHIBA 20’’ TV Newer, nice picture, $40. Call 517980-0460.

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BRITTNEY SPANIEL PUPPIES Orange and White, 5 weeks old, AKC Registered, Beautiful coat and markings, Excellent hunters, Good with children, females $350, males $300. (989)860-9896 CAVALIER POODLE PUPS gentle, toy size, no shed, also Teddy Bears $200-250 810-931-3590

ALLEGAN ANTIQUE MARKET Sunday, June 26. 400 Exhibitors. Rain or Shine, CHIHUAHUA PUPPIES 6wks. Very cute, good color. 8a.m. to 4p.m.. Located at $200-300. 517 528-0317. the Fairgrounds in Allegan, Extra lg. dog cage, $40. MI. $4/admission. No Pets.

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Bill Harju Estate Auction CKC REG. MALTESE PUPFri. June 24, 9:30am, 5350 PIES Males, $350. 517-507Ellis Court, go to Dennis St. 8628. off Penn. Ave (N of I-96) E. STRAWBERRIES to auction. Huge Auction, COCKAPOO PUPPIES 6 517-223-3508 antiques, ephremra, glassweeks old. 1st shots, degrootsstrawberries.com GOING OUT OF BUSINESS ware, & toys. Art wormed. Little Teddy MALTESE, MALTE-POOS & SALE ALL me rchandise Durocher, 517-202-6792. Bears. $350. 989-833-7257. Morkies CUTE! $350-$500 U-PICK WE-PICK STRAWsale priced with savings Nonshed Shots ToySize B E R R I E S NOW OPEN! up to 50%. Buy now & COCKAPOO PUPS Shots, Vet Checked 989.225.1367 Diederichs Berry Farm save. Hurry now for best wormed, $350-$400 cash. 3537 Morrice Rd., selection. Fixtures also for Call 989-236-7634 or 989- MALTESE PUPPIES Webberville MI 48892. Call sale. Rental & propane not 289-3849. ahead for picking condiincluded in sale. Kerr AKC reg., tiny, beautiful, tions (517)521-4667 Hardware, 222 S. Cedar St., non-shedding, shots, P P OPEN 24 HRS. P P COCKER PUPPIES AKC Mason. males $400. 517-749-0255. Low rates, - anytime . . . $250. AWESOME PUPPIES. 517-575-4769 517-726-0368 WANTED: UNWANTED PAPILLON PUPPIES TRI, appliances, air conditionBorn 5/24/2011, AKC RegCOCKER SPANIEL PUPPIES! ers, cars, trucks, vans, istered, $650+. (517)626Good colors. farm machinery, lawn 0123 $250 & up. Shots, wormed CARESSING BREEZE, mowers, campers, hot 989-426-3866 Karen. DAYLILY AND IRIS Garden. water tanks, aluminum or PEMBROKE WELSH CORGI 3053 Willoughby Rd., Masteel boats, aluminum winPups AKC. Born 5/15. son 517 203-4050. DACHSHUND MINI PUPPIES dows or doors, aluminum Ready for their Forever born 5/17, family raised, toppers, any types of aluHomes July 9! 4 Females adorable. $300 cash. 517minum or steel siding, $450; 2 Males $400. 482-5444. 4 wheelers, go carts, trailLori, 616-717-0056; Or Eric, ers, batteries. 616-836-7761 All picked up for Free. DACHSHUNDS 2 FEMALES, fouch.eric@gmail.com Call 517-628-2818 longhaired miniatures, GOLDEN DOODLE PUPPIES $200. Call 517-643-5974. 5way shots wormed every PIT BULL PUPPIES 7 weeks C H E R R Y , MAPLE & O A K Seasoned firewood. Delivtwo weeks wellness old, parents on site, $50. ered & STACKED. 4’x8’x16" garuntee $400.00. (517)202-2164 (517)402517-651-5214. (517)202-4163 8873

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POMERANIAN FOR SALE, LAARS POOL HEATER LP ages, 6wks to 2 yrs., $300ENGLISH BULLDOG Female, Model, 175,000 BTU’s, $500 350 Boston Terrier, female, Full Akc Registered, Shots, or best offer. Call 517-6516 months, $500 517-202Vet Checked, Pure Bred, 8 6267. 1839 Weeks FREE KING SIZE air bed 517BLACK cat w/white feet old, $600. (517)394-3732 627-9171 and white chest, spayed, SWIMMING POOL STILL in POM PUPPIES $200. 2 jill.scott01@hotmail.com declawed female. Very box, 18’x48’’, includes males, 2 females. Call 517friendly. Lost Dobie/Hatch pump & ladder, $200. Call 663-1406. area. 517 319-8240. Re- ENGLISH BULLDOGS AKC 517-676-5309. $800 & up. Call 989-252ward. PUPPIES GOLDENDOODLE, 6995. yorkies/bishons, Chinese LOST 2 GRAY CATS Call 517pom/poms, cash only, 989323-2006 or 517-575-9216 if CENTRAL AIR CONDITION 386-6927 found. Declawed. Reward ER, Amana, 30,000 btuh, offered. May be skittish, like new. 517-388-2256. REG. UKC GERMAN SHEPnot outside cats, about 2 YAKIMA ROOF TOP rack-2 HERD PUPS parents on yrs old. lock jaw bike mounts, $55, FRIGIDAIRE, BLK GAS stove. site, $375 1 PUG male, 4 ski rack, $30 and 0489 Alum ext. ladder, purebred, $150 houseLOST SHIH TZU male, brincross bars and towers $45. Samsonite wardrobe lugbroke 269-945-2659. dle color, Leslie area. All with locks. 517 881gage. 5 pc. china set, gold Name "Teddy Bear". $100 2070. trim.517-333-1263 TZU/MINIATURE reward. Call 517-589-9403 ENGLISH MASTIFF PUPS SHIH $600/up Gentle giants. PINSCHER mix female pup, or 517-202-0434. Shots, Dewormed, Dad in 10 weeks. $300. 517-944Picture 989.284.0156 4480, 517-937-4116.

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ENGLISH SETTER GUN DOG SHIH TZU PUPPY male, 16 PUPS Great wks. Purebred. Shots, HP DC7600 DESKTOP PC hunters/companions. wormed. $300. tri color, Tower 3.4GHz 2GB RAM $400. Call 517-283-1559. lovable (517)896-5158 FOUND 2 TWIN TIGER CATS 80GB HDD Windows XP Pro Cream color, E. Cavanaugh FREE Antivirus, Office Rd. area, Lansing. Call 517- FREE KITTENS 6-12 weeks SHINESE PUPPY, (Shih-tzu FAST! $99 517.614.8880 490-6607. old, litter trained, many to - Pekingese)6 months old, choose from. 517-543-2387 shots up to date, playful, or 616-862-3886 FOUND CAT black & golden $300. 517-543-1152. tan stripe, very loud meow & purr. Waverly/Delta GERMAN SHEPHERD PUP- SHORT HAIR, HOUSE Cat Twp. area. Call & identify PIES AKC show & pet qualGray and Brown Tiger 517-321-2633 ity, 9 wks. old, black & tan Markings, Lost near St. A BED QUEEN PILLOWTOP females. $650. 517-575Johns City Park. Older cat, mattress set, new in plasFOUND DOG 6/19 near Ea2032. approx 4-5 pounds, detic, $200. Call 517-410-4921. ton Rapids. Waverly Rd beclawed in front, white chin Can deliver. tween Toles/Barnes. GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPS and paws,friendly. AnSpaniel/Airedale, collar. swers to Dutchas AKC European lines. 663-1638. ( 9 8 9 ) 2 2 4 - 6 2 9 6 TABLE & 4 C H A I R S , www.blackforestk9kennels.com countertop height 36x54, kbcrosby@chartermi.net Call: 810-631-6185 expandable to 54x54, light natural finish, chairs cushHUSKY PUPS GOLDEN RETRIEVER PUPS SIBERIAN ioned & off white, Blue eyed females. AKC, dewclaws removed, microfiber. $375 or make Black/white & wormed, 1st shots, $500. offer. 517-321-1208. brown/white. $350. 517517-404-6238. ABYSSINIAN KITTENS CFA, 303-5247 after 3 p.m. TEMPLE-STUART WOOD DIrare, beautiful, very loving. NETTE SET w/6 captain $350. 734-587-3033 GREAT DANE PUP Female, chairs, 47’’ round table black, 3 mos., $400. 810w/2 11’’ leaves, 55’’ buffet 449-2729. ADORABLE PUPPIES!! w/lighted hutch, excellent Chihuahua, Maltese AKC, cond., only $1400. Call 517Pompoos, Poodles CKC HIMALAYAN/RAGDOLL/ 622-5754. teacups, Schnauzers, SIAMESE KITTENS, Blue , Yorkies AKC teacups seal, torte point. $125 $200-$850 each. 989-773-1757. www.puppy-place.net SNORKIE & SCHNOODLE 517-404-1028. JACK RUSSELL PUPS UKC, Pups $300/up Nonshed shots, wormed. 6 wks. Mini/toys Dewormed shots GREAT DANE PUPPIES AKC Parents on site. 810.496.3697 ENGAGEM ENT/W E DDI NG Registered, beautiful, 269-998-0925. RING, 1 carat, princess cut healthy puppies. Parents center stone, w/many ST. BERNARD PUPPIES fully heath tested. Sire is baguettes & other small AKC, shots, wormed, KITTENS AKC Champion. $800.00 dimonds. 6 mo. old. $2,500. microchipped, $500. Call 8 wks old. Cute and Fluffy! ( 5 1 7 ) 6 2 5 - 0 6 9 7 517-231-5574 989-672-5233. Call 517-242-2188. ferridanes@tds.net

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FOUND A CAR KEY a n d BORDER COLLIE PUPS house key on VanAtta Rd "Worlds smartest dogs". near Jolly. come to 3557 Parents eyes, hips, normal. VanAtta Rd to identify. $500. Lowell. 616-897-9081

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ADORING COUPLE LONGS to adopt a newborn. Giving secure life & endless love. Kelly & Peter, 1-866-6272220. Exp. paid.

Found Items

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A AARDVARK ANTIQUER paying cash for guns, jewlery, furniture, art & unusual & bizarre items. 517-819-8700 CASH FOR ANTIQUE jewlery, clocks, art work, musical instruments, lighting, advertising, Call John 517-202-2570. CASH FOR GUNS, Art, Antiques, Jewelry, musical instruments, Valuables. Call 517-204-2004/517-663-3931 CASH PAID D iabet ic test strips. Area’s original, oldest buyer. Friendly & fair. 517-505-2726, 888-639-6179 "NEW YORKER" MAGA ZINES The older the better. Cash for any amount. Cleanout your storage area. Doug 517-285-1714. $$$ WANTED ATVS & golf carts, 3 & 4 wheelers, running, non running, any condition 517-857-2998 $$$ WANTED TO BUY older motorcycles, snowmobiles & ATVs, running & nonrunning cond. 810-394-2577

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To place your ad in the SourceAds.com call (517) 377-1111 Building Materials -Supplies 530’ of white metal, 3 treated dock sections $50 ea. Deck material 38¢ a running ft., drywall 4x12 $4 good condition, 2x4s 12’ $3 ea. 1/2 in. plywood 4x8 $10 ea. 4x4’s & 6x6s, reasonable. Call 269-758-3472

Boats and Motors 14’ LONE STAR Nice strong & stable boat. 7 1/2 Evinrude. $675. Williamston. 517-655-5518. 1989 20 FT. CUDDY CABIN, Full camper, 175 h.p, 4.3 V6 chevy motor, EZ load trailer $4300. 517-819-2431.

LOWE JUMBO V16 1987 aluminum boat. Yacht club trailer, exc. condition. $1,250. ALSO: 1996 8hp Merc Motor, like new, $950; Bass Boat w/hd trailer, 30hp Mariner motor made by Yamaha, $1,450. 517-645-2930, no Saturday calls please.

General Help Wanted

Medical

DOCK WORKER

Unit Manager

LSJ Media has an opening for a loading dock worker. This position is responsible for aiding contract haulers in loading delivery trucks with newspaper bundles. This position works 2 day shifts and 2-3 night shifts. 25 – 30 hours per week. Must be able to lift 25 lbs. repetitively, have reliable transportation and be committed to quality and productivity. We offer many benefits to our part time employees including 401(k), paid vacation, holiday pay and more. Complete an employment application at www.lsj.com/apply or stop by: Lansing State Journal 120 East Lenawee Lansing, MI 48919 We thank all who express interest in this opportunity; however only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. EOE

1996 HARLEY DAVIDSON 883, 2000 mi., some chrome, spoke whls, saddlebags, very good shape, $3750 Plz call 517-394-4828 2002 600 HONDA SHADOW Purple, 10K mi., saddlebag, gel seat, crash bars. $3200/bo. 517-449-4214. 2008 HONDA SHADOW Spirit 750, 2100 mi., bal. of warranty, 2 helmets, riding jacket, leather saddle bags, windshield. Bright blue. Adult owned & operated. $5300. 517-282-7565 2008 SV650 S U Z U K I runs good, well maintained, very clean, stored in garage, $5500. 517-625-7728.

YAMAHA STRATOLINER MIDNIGHT 2007 1800 cc, Less than 2600 miles. Excel.condit.wind shield,3 helmets, comm. system. Asking $11000.00 (517)5256087

CampersTravel Trailers 2007 28’ JAYCO travel trailer, w/slider, air, sleeps 6. Like new. $12K. 517-8191444. 2011 TRAVEL TRAILER, 35’, 2 slide-outs, spacious kitchen, large bath w/shower, w/d, all upgrades. $21,900. 517 2143071. FIFTH WHEEL HITCH Excellent cond. $275. Call 517646-0253 or 517-303-5347.

The candidate will supervise RNs and LPNs in delivery of short-term and long-term care. He/she will be responsible for inter-department communications concerning key systems. Candidate should possess solid management and human resource skills, as well as good assessment capabilities. We offer an excellent wage and benefit package. Please contact: Faith Haven Senior Care Centre Attn: H.R. Dept. 6531 W. Michigan Ave. Jackson, MI 49201 E-mail: aspencer@ faithhavensnc.com Fax: 517-750-4298 EOE

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OUTBOARD MOTORSU S E D 2 through 25HP, some longshaft, some elec. start, 2 line pressure tanks, 517-663-0576

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Faith Haven Senior Care Centre is seeking a Unit Manager. This position reports to the Director of Nursing. This clinical position requires managing 40 plus residents and a long-term health care background.

NURSES

Maintenance MAINTENANCE/GROUNDS Job opening for apartment maintenance/grounds labor. Full time position, pay starts at $10.50 per hour with an opportunity for overtime. Must have clean driving record, no criminal background, capable of performing physical labor, and reliable transportation. Please email resume to lansingmaintenancejob@h otmail.com

ProfessionalTechnical COMMUNICATIONS/ADVER TISING COORDINATOR-NONPROFIT ASSN. seeks well-organized, detailoriented & quality-driven coordinator to join its Communications Team. Responsibilities inc. writing, editing & laying out copy for various print & electronic applications; coordinating advertising for magazine & other venues; managing annual trade expo & wide range of admin. tasks. Requirements inc. degree in advertising, communications or marketing; topnotch writing & proofreading skills; competency w/desktop publishing & other technologies; ability to manage multiple priorities & accomplish deadlines within heavy workloads. Position headquartered in Lansing, w/some in-state travel. Send resume & salary requirements by July 11 to: Director of Communications & Education, MTA, PO Box 80078, Lansing, MI 48908-0078 or e-mail: debra@michigantownship s.org.

Caretel Inns of Brighton, a skilled nursing facility, is looking for LPN and RN’s. Part-time and Full-time positions for all shifts. MUST have current MI license. MUST have prior experience in a long-term care. Come visit our facility to fill out an application at 1014 E. Grand River, Brighton, MI 48116 or send resume to hrcaretelbrighton@ gmail.com.

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Waterfront Homes

LOOKING FOR A summer FREE HEAT & WATER. Auto place access to lake & Owners/Waverly. Quiet swimming on Crystal Lake, desirable neighborhood. Crystal, MI? Mobile home Lg. clean 1 & 2 bdrm. No with large sunporch & pets. From $550. 517-712deck. Needs a little work. 4915, 202-3234, 323-1153 $4000. 989-875-4319. S. PENNSYLVANIA Close to Sparrow, efficiency, utilities included. $425 mo. 517626-6004.

Land For Sale

RECENTLY FORECLOSED, SPECIAL Financing Available, Any Credit, Any Income Vacant land located at: 2979 Edgar Rd., Mason, $49,900 Visit: www.roselandco.com/981 Drive by then call: (866) 924-8348

Lots MASON/DANSVILLE COUN TRY LOTS 3.3 acres in scenic area. Potential walk-outs. Great country living, yet close to towns & expressway. Columbia & Hanna Rds. 517-525-1131.

Manufactured Homes CADGEWITH FARMS Senior community, must be 55+. 3 bdrm., 2 bath home on foundation. Attached 3 seasons rm. & patio, attached 2.5 car garage. Recently reduced! $77,900. 517-455-7486.

Mobile Homes For Sale QUAIL RIDGE PARK MODEL 1993, 33’x12’ w/dinette extension, used as in-laws residence, all appliances work, must be moved. $4000/obo. Fowlerville. 517-521-3898.

Cemetery LotsMonuments 2 SPACE GRAVES in the Garden of Prayer at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens, today valued at $4,000, will sell for $1,950. 517-589-8776.

LANSING STATE JOURNAL

$$EARN EXTRA $$ Grand Ledge $1250 to $1300/mo.

The Lansing State Journal is accepting applications for an established Motor Route in the Grand Ledge area. The delivery times average only 2 ½ hours daily and 4 hours Sunday between the hours of 2:00 am and 7:00 am. You must live in the Grand Ledge area. If you would like more information, please contact. Linda Simon at 517-377-1272 or lsimon@lsj.com

SOUS CHEF 1852 Grill Room and Mary’s Bistro on Mackinac Island $500-$600.00 per week housing for an individual provided. May - October. 1 (906) 847-7196. www.theislandhouse.com

Apartments For Rent 1225 WILLOW STREET, Grand Ledge. Newly renovated 2 bedroom unit now available. Close to town and shopping. $495 + Utilities. Call 517-243-1225 www.WillsProperty.com Wills Property Management, LLC ACCORD PROPERTIES Studios, 1 & 2 Bdrms. Lansing /E. Lansing Area. 517-337-7900

SPARROW NEAR: JEROME ST. 1315 remodeled large 3 bdrm. 1st floor, hardwood, new windows, $750 water & electric included. Also 1306 Jerome house for rent, 4 bdrm, $850 plus util. & dep. 517-372-4504

Warehouse

ST.JOHNS-INCOME BASED 2 BDRM. TOWNHOMES. Beautiful Park setting. Close to schools & shopping. Laundry hookup. SUNTREE APARTMENTS 1100 Sunview Dr. 989-224-8919 EHO

Retail Shipping/ Receiving Require organized, strong, mechanical & fast-paced person. Apply in person at Heat’ N Sweep, 2041 W Grand River, Okemos.

WAVERLY AREA

DriversTransportation

HVAC TECH/INSTALLER 2-3 years experience. Own tools. Call 517-882-0126

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800-234-1719 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES: The Lansing State Journal is seeking an Independent Contractor to provide merchandising services on Sundays, promoting the sale of the Lansing State Journal newspaper in the retail area east of US 127, South of Dewitt, West of Williamston and North of Mason. Services are in accordance with the Merchandising contractor’s discretion to achieve promotion results and include but are not limited to restocking of product, placement of promotional material, moving display locations from one area to another, transferring product from one sale location to another and fixing or reporting damaged newspaper display racks. Merchandising contractor must provide own equipment, including transportation. If you would like more information, please contact Ramon Brown at 517-377-1023 or rabrown@lsj.com

DEER CREEK MANOR in Williamston. Studio starting at $325; 1 bdrm starting at $425; 2 bdrm starting at $675. reduced rate for 6 months and a reduced sec. dep. if qualified. Please contact Kendra 517-285-8343

2011 HOMES! We are currently pre-leasing brand new homes that will be available by the end of July! • 3 Bed/2 Bath, • Over 1000 sq. ft. • All Appliances, WD • Central Air • Pet Friendly • Holt School District Payments starting as low as $729! NO APPLICATION FEES! Contact us today to reserve your new home! 1-888-235-6948 www.kensingtonmeadows.com EHO517-646-8331 5405 S. WAVERLY Lansing. 3+ bdrms., 2 baths, 2 car garage, big yard. $750 mo. rent. Call 517-349-5487. AFFORDABLE HOMES 1-4 bdrms, Section 8 OK. Pets OK. Move in special! Flexible terms available. $395-$1095. 517-651-1374

Homes For Rent S. LANSING-2 BDRM., Stove/ref., new carpet, new paint, $495+ utilities. 517-485-0186

ST. JOHNS Handyman Homes Now Available!!! 2 FREE ones and a $500 3 bed/2 bath home!! Contact us for Details The Meadows of St. Johns (989)224-7707 WANTED LEASE WITH purchase option on maintained house. 517 775-4823 or 517 819 2231.

WILLIAMSTON 3 bdrm., 2 bath, recently redecorated, air, 2 car garage, screened in sunroom. $900 mo. 517-881-8776.

Lake Waterfront For Rent

LAKEFRONT COTTAGE On Duck Lake, near Crystal. Sleeps 6+, hot-tub, kitchenette, Direct TV, row DEWITT -2 BEDROOMS, 1 boat, canoe, paddleboat. BA, Yard, Balcony,A/C, Firepit, gas grill. $350/wk. nice area, quiet setting BE A HOME O W N E R . No 989-435-4045 (517)669-5625 banks. Move in now. Lease and land contract. Owner DEWITT- CLEARVIEW Financing. 517-202-3121. 1 MONTH FREE RENT 1 & 2 Bedrooms. BEAUTIFUL 3 BDRM., LansNo pets. 517-669-2010 ing, Averill Woods. Recently remodeled, natural OLD TOWN NEAR - Rooms DEWITT/E. LANSING dewoodwork, all appliances, with shared bath, $300 per luxe 1 bdrm, dishwasher, dishwasher, 2 car garage, mo. N. East St. (N. Cedar micro, extras, heat/water mower, full bsmt. 15 mins. St.) Rooms with private incl. $495. 204-3302. to downtown or MSU. Quibath, $350 per mo. * 919 S. et. $870. 1-877-885-9781. Holmes St. 2 bdrm house $450 per mo. + utils., references. Call 517-484-5619. DANSVILLE SCHOOLS HASLETT & OKEMOS Williamston address. 5 mi. $0 deposit from I-96, 30 min. comLarge 2 bdrms. mute to Lansing or Howell. STADIUM DISTRICT & from $525. 1 bath, 2 lg bdrms., 1 den, OLD TOWN- FURNISHED Ph. 337-1133 quiet country home w/lg rooms starting $85 per phgrentals.com backyard, smoke free, week, no dep., includes $750 mo. 517-231-1902. utilities. 517-372-6250 ~OR~ 517-894-1281 HOUSING FREE RENT SPECIALS DISCRIMINATION? 2-3 bdrm house w/garage Call The Fair Housing starting @ $525. Call to see Center at: 1-877-979-FAIR. if you qualify 517-243-3252

Room For Rent

-----------------MASON 3 bdrm. fireplace, cen- tral air, washer/dryer. Summer Special from $850. 517-282-9669 517-349-8000 ------------------

Apartments

SUMMER

OPEN HOUSE FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

STOP BY TO TOUR YOUR NEW HOME 1800 Lillian Blvd. Portland, MI 48875 (877) 588-0126

WOODMAR APARTMENTS & TOWNHOUSES 1 bdrm Apt. with hardwood floors $595/mo; 2 bdrm townhouse with large yard, $760/mo. The Beneicke Group EHO 517-485-6304

Condominiums For Rent

GRAND LEDGE 6332 ½ Saginaw Hwy. 1 bdrm., 1 bath, around 1300 square feet. $425 a month 517-575-2668 517-622-6059 sundancefamilyhomecenter.com LANSING, 1450 ELIZABETH, 1 bdrm., $550; 609 LESLIE, 3 bdrm., $650; 1611 ELIZABETH, 2 bdrm., $595. Available now. Pet friendly. 517-339-3645 ~LANSING~ 1-4 BDRMS Available! Section 8 OK. $450-$850. Call Mark at 517-482-6600

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LESLIE-JACKSON-LANSING AREA R e n t $320, he a t , elect., gas, 2 big screen tv’s, DishNetwork pkg., W/D, all incld in rent, internet avail. 517-230-2920.

Office Space For Rent ATTENTION BUSINESS OWNERS EXECUTIVE OFFICE PARK Has what it takes to accommodate local businesses. Amenities that are Incld with each Office Suite Plus Conference Rooms available to our tenants Call to find out more! 517-351-3335 www.executiveofficeprk.com

LANSING - 2-3 bdrm houses, 2 bdrm apts., 1-2 bdrm duplexes. $500-$850. Local owner cell 989-550-1181. DISCOUNT OFC MI/Waverly Luxury suites no city tax. $8.95 sf inc util. 204-3302 LANSING HOME FOR rent neat & clean, new paint. 3-4 bdrm. $750-$795mo. Call Terry at: 517-6417271 OR Tom at: 517-2147648.

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CHARLOTTE LUXURY APARTMENTS Saddleback Ranch. 2 bdrm., 2 full baths. Pet friendly. For more information call: 517-2721000 or visit: vandaproperties.com

Homes For Rent

LANSING NORTHWEST C omfort able 1st floor 2 BELLEVUE: 1 BDRM. DIMONDALE NICE 2 bdrm., bdrm., $255 bi-weekly. W/ATTACHED garage, all on country setting, air, gaALSO: lg. 2 bdrm., avail. utilities paid, yardwork & rage, bsmt., appliances, late June/July. Call 517driveway plowed by landdeck. $775+ utilities. 517372-9778. lord. 1/2 mile off I-69 on 646-0789. No pets. Butterfield Hwy. $600/mo. 517 202-7968. E.LANS - 500 Woodingham LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION 126 N. Hayford. Dr. #5 2 Bed, 1.5 Bath, GarCute 2 BR, near COOLEY/LCC NEAR: 1 bdrm den Level. $750 517-349MSU/downtown, hdwd apt. Secure building, 7355 www.rpm4rent.com flrs, 1.5 bath, W/D, great $505/mo. + $250 security storage, $850 mo. No pets, deposit. 517-347-0314. H A S L E T T : 2 B D R M S , 1.5 no smoking. 517-372-4964. baths, air, washer/dryer www.parkestatesinfo.com deck. On Golf Course/lake, HOLT- WHISPERING available now. $800/mo. PINES apt. 1 bdrm avail. NEW CONSTRUCTION includes trash & water. inlcudes hot water, sew1247 Wildflower, Holt. 3 517-663-1287 er, trash and blinds, carbdrm., 2 1/2 bath. Lease ports avail. 517-694-5005 with option to purchase. $1500 per mo. 517-2904829. LARGE 1 BEDROOM apartment. Mason & South OKEMOSBRIARWOOD Lansing. Starting At $400. SUBD. 4-5 bdrm. home, 2 AIRPORT AREA TOWN 517-243-3252. 1/2 baths, spacious master HOME 2 & 3 bdrms, $695suite w/jacuzzi, 2 car att. 720, carpet, patio, bsmt. gar., large yard, $1800 per Must see. 517-321-1040. SPARROW AREA, (230½ mo./neg. Nice home, availJones) Cozy, carpeted 1 able end of July. 231-342LANSING- 321 G race 2 Bed, bdrm. upper w/balcony 0286 or eves 231-668-7685. 1 Bath, W/D Hook-ups * & garage. $495/mo. $675.00 517-349-7355 includes util. www.rpm4rent.com 517-281-2796

REAL ESTATE ASSISTANT Licensed Real Estate Assistant needed for top producing agent at Tomie Raines, Inc. Good computer skills required. Experienced preferred. Please email resume to: dbarnett@tomieraines.com

Day-Eve-wkend Classes Job Placement Assistance Class B Training (1 day) (517) 887-1600 Train Local Save Hassle www.traincoinc.com

Apartments Suburbs

PORTLAND & CROSSWINDS

A GREAT VALUE in Old Town! 318 W. Grand River. Quiet studio for 1, $395, heat & water paid. Available now. 517-339-3645

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Apartments Lansing

DeWitt

Duplexes Starting at $750. Pet friendly. For details 517-272-1000 or visit: vandaproperties.com

Apartments East Lansing

OPEN HOUSE Sun. 6/26 1 -3 pm ANDREA HILLS 1 & 2 bdrms. Auction 7/10 11 am Starting at $530. Sorry no Other showings by Appt. pets. Call for specials. 3848 Alvin Place 517-669-2010. 3 bdrm, 2 bath ranch to be sold at auction. Stoll Rd., E. of Airport Rd. to Idylcrest N to Alvin Place. Mark Bruce, Timberland Marketing Consultants, Inc. 517-896-5642. 910 JOLLY- 1 & 2 bdrms timberlandmc@gmail.com avail., 1 Bath, $525-575. Pay Electric Only 517-3497355 rpm@rpm4rent.com

Apartments Lansing

Grand Ledge

BEECHFIELD Efficiency thru 2 bedroom, $325-$560. Utilities included. Taylor BY OWNER Newly remodRealty 517-272-1512. eled 2 bdrm. home in Grand Ledge schools. COOLEY/ LCC/ WAVERLY Home is move-in ready. Near. Clean, quiet deluxe 1 Features new kitch., new bdrm, den, extras, heat bath, lg. master bdrm. incl. $525. 517-204-3302. w/refin. hardwood floors & lg. closet, lg LR w/refin. hardwood floors, fin. rec COZY 1 BDRM., near downtown, on busline. $375 mo. room in bsmt., new doors plus deposit. No pets. All interior/ exterior, all new utilities included. Call windows & plumbing; 2.5 Darin 517-489-9647. car carage. Lots of storage. $82,000. 517-775-0000 DOWNTOWN/S outhside 1/2 bdrms. $0 Dep. Cond. apply. $440/$585. 517-321-1040

Holt-Dimondale LAND CONTRACT

10% down 1247 WILDFLOWER Mason schools. 1523 Sq. ft. new build. 3 BR, 2.5 bath, 2 car gar., hardwood & ceramic flrs, AC, realtors welcome. $144,900. 517-290-4829. Aurelius S. of Holt left on Gateway

Lansing WANTED LEASE WITH purchase option on maintained house. 517 775-4823 or 517 819 2231.

AMERISOURCEBERGEN - FT WAREHOUSE ASSOCIATE I (ORDER FILLER) 2nd Shift - Warehouse Associate I (Order Filler) - This position primarily fills orders in response to customer request. Other duties may be assigned. Position requires the following: Must have the ability to perform manual tasks on a continual basis (walking, bending and lifting up to 30 lbs.),works quickly and accurately in a fast paced environment , Work Sun. thru Thurs., 5:00 p.m. until all orders are complete. $11.20/hr + $0.75 shift premium. A benefits package including 401(K), medical, dental, vision, employee stock purchase plan, short and long term disability insurance, life insurance, employee assistance program and tuition reimbursement.

FRANDOR NEAR. Rent starts at $550 utils incld. Save your gas. Beautiful deluxe apts. 1 blk to bus. Everything you need to buy right here. 517-482-8196. SOUTH PENN: Eff. $410; 1 & 2 bdrms. starting @ $450 & $520. Heat incl. Balcony, dishwshr, Blinds. 882-2404

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Dated: June 9, 2011

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TUCK, GARRISON & MOORE, P.L.L.C. By:___________________ Mark W. Garrison (P24068) Attorneys for Mortgagee Business Address: 403 South Superior Street Albion, Michigan 49224 LE-929580 6/10, 17, 24/11-7/1, 8/11 State of Michigan 30th Judicial Circuit Court Family Division County of Ingham PUBLICATION OF NOTICE OF HEARING FILE NO. 11-675-NC In the matter of: PROMESA MARIA GONZALES, Name Change TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS including: whose address(es) are unknown and whose interest in the matter may be barred or affected by the following: TAKE NOTICE: A HEARING WILL BE HELD ON Monday, July 11, 2011 @ 2:00 pm AT 313 W. KALAMAZOO ST., 2ND FLOOR, LANSING, MICHIGAN BEFORE JUDGE RICHARD J GARCIA. A HEARING WILL BE HELD ON THE PETITION OF EMILIO MIRELES III REQUESTING THAT THE NAME OF HIS CHILD BE CHANGED FROM PROMESA MARIA GONZALES TO PROMESA MARIA MIRELES Dated: June 14, 2011 EMILIO MIRELES III 16230 WACOUSTA ROAD GRAND LEDGE, MI 48837 517-202-9630 LE-933002 6/24/11 STATE OF MICHIGAN PROBATE COURT COUNTY OF INGHAM NOTICE TO CREDITORS Decedent’s Estate FILE NO. 11-902-DE Estate of Alfred J. Spagnuolo Date of Birth: September 16, 1918 TO ALL CREDITORS: NOTICE TO CREDITORS: The decedent, Alfred J. Spagnuolo, who lived at 1718 Wellington Road Lansing, Michigan died March 30, 2011. Creditors of the decedent are notified that all claims against the estate will be forever barred unless presented to Martha L. Spagnuolo, named personal representative or proposed personal representative, or to both the probate court at 313 West Kalamazoo Street, Lansing, Michigan 48933 and the named/proposed personal representative within 4 months after the date of publication of this notice. FARHAT & STORY, P.C. Bradley M. Lockwood P32999 1003 North Washington Avenue Lansing, Michigan 48906 (517) 351-0862 Martha L. Spagnuolo 9266 West 107th Mews Westminster, Colorado 80021

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The Lansing State Journal is seeking an Independent Contractor to provide merchandising services on Sundays, promoting the sale of the Lansing State Journal newspaper in the retail area east of US 127, South of Dewitt, West of Williamston and North of Mason. Services are in accordance with the Merchandising contractor’s discretion to achieve promotion results and include but are not limited to restocking of product, placement of promotional material, moving display locations from one area to another, transferring product from one sale location to another and fixing or reporting damaged newspaper display racks. Merchandising contractor must provide own equipment, including transportation. If you would like more information, please contact Ramon Brown at 517-377-1023 or rabrown@lsj.com

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NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS June 22, 2011 CITY OF LANSING, MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT 316 N. CAPITOL AVE. LANSING, MI 48933 (517) 483-4040 CONTACT: DOROTHY BOONE, DEVELOPMENT MANAGER TO ALL INTERESTED AGENCIES, GROUPS AND PERSONS: These notices shall satisfy two separate but related procedural requirements for activities to be undertaken by the City of Lansing, MI. REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS On or about July 11, 2011, the City of Lansing, MI will submit a request to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the release of Community Development Block Grant funds under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 (Public Law 93-383), as amended, to undertake a project known as the Walker Building Redevelopment Project. The WALKER building, located at the southwest corner of Grand River and Washington Avenue, 1135 N. Washington Ave., is proposed for rehabilitation for a mixed-use development, 2-3 retail units and 5 residential units. The property is zoned "F-1" Commercial District, an appropriate zoning district for the proposed use. The rehabilitation of this building is part of an overall strategy to strengthen the walkable connection along Grand River between the Comstock Park neighborhood redevelopment area and the commercial redevelopment in Old Town. The City is using Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for lead and asbestos rehabilitation only. The project is designed to maintain and restore the historic characteristics of the building. The City plans to do window replacement, removal of lead paint and surface restoration/repair on building exterior, remediation of lead paint on interior surfaces and removal of asbestos containing material to prepare the structure for further housing rehabilitation. Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) is partnering with the city to rehabilitate this structure. Specifically, MSHDA HOME funds will be used for the rehabilitation of the housing units. The proposed funding sources include: $160,000 CDBG/City of Lansing, $160,000 MSHDA HOME funds and $350,000 in owner funds which will be used primarily for rehabilitation of the commercial space, soft costs and site work.

To All Interested Parties: Stop ’N Lock Properties IV, will be having an auction on or after July 15, 2011 at 11:00 AM at our facility located at 1140 Ramada Dr., Lansing, MI. This is to satisfy liens outstanding as of sale date. Items sold to highest bidder. Contents in the following units include, but not limited to what is listed below: Latarra Antoinette Husband Unit 5131: Lawn chairs, tote, misc Peter Partlo Unit: 3044: Furniture, yard tools, boxes, misc. Dezarae Teshia Delacruz Unit 4166: Air cond., TV’s, furniture, misc Candace Brickley Unit 5079: Furniture, Boxes, Misc

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PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT AND

Expenditures: $670,000 FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT The City of Lansing, MI has determined that the project will have no significant impact on the human environment. Therefore, an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) is not required. Additional project information is contained in the Environmental Review Record (ERR) on file at the City of Lansing Department of Planning and Neighborhood Development, 316 N. Capitol, where the record is available for review and may be examined or copied M-TH 7:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. PUBLIC COMMENTS Any individual, group, or agency disagreeing with this determination or wishing to comment on the project may submit written comments to: Doris M. Witherspoon, Senior Planner, City of Lansing Department of Planning and Neighborhood Development, 316 N. Capitol, Lansing, MI 48933, dwithers@lansingmi.gov or at City Clerk Office, 124 W. Michigan Ave, Capital Area District Library, 400.S. Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI.. All comments received by 5:00 p.m., July 9, 2011 will be considered by the City of Lansing Department of Planning and Neighborhood Development prior to authorizing submission to HUD of a request for release of funds. Comments should specify which Notice they are addressing. RELEASE OF FUNDS The City of Lansing certifies to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that Virg Bernero in his capacity as Mayor, City of Lansing consents to accept the jurisdiction of the Federal Courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in relation to the environmental review process and that these responsibilities have been satisfied. HUD’s approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities, and allows the City of Lansing to use Program funds. OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will accept objections to its release of funds and the City of Lansing, MI’s certification for a period of fifteen days following the anticipated submission date or its actual receipt of the request (whichever is later) only if they are on one of the following bases: (a) the certification was not executed by the Mayor, City of Lansing; (b) the City of Lansing, MI has omitted a step or failed to make a decision or finding required by HUD regulations at 24 CFR Part 58; (c) the grant recipient has committed funds or incurred costs not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by HUD; or (d) another Federal agency acting pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504 has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of environmental quality. Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedures (24 CFR Part 58) and shall be addressed to: Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Community Planning and Development, 477 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226. Potential objectors should contact HUD at (313) 226-7900 to verify the actual last day of the objection period. Virg Bernero, Mayor, City of Lansing, MI

SOUTHEAST LANSING 3 bdrm. loft, 2 baths, deck, air, bsmt., $765 + deposit / NOTICE OF MORTGAGE SALE 2 bdrm., $665, 1st mos free. No pets. Call 517-393- DEFAULT having been made 8970 Tim. in the conditions of a certain Mortgage made by Jeanette L. Turner, a woman, to HOMESTEAD SAVINGS BANK, F.S.B., dated August 7, 2009, and recorded in the office of the Register of Deeds for the County of 501 W BARNES, Lansing. Ingham, and State of Michi3 bdrm., full bsmt., 1.5 gan, on August 17, 2009, in car garage, fenced Liber 3355 of Mortgages, on yard, $775/mo. page 436, on which MortCall 517-749-3890. gage there is claimed to be due at the date of this no837 E. SHIAWASSEE 2 bdrm. tice, for principal and interunit. Stove/fridge. 900 sq. est, the sum of One Hundred Seventy Thousand Sixtyft. $455+ utilities. NO and 87/100 SMOKING. Near bus stop. seven ($170,067.87) Dollars, and no 517-393-9599, for details. proceedings having been instituted to recover in the DEWITT/E. LANSING debt now remaining secured 1350 SF 3 bdrm, 2 baths, by Mortgage, or any skylights, garage, air, ex- partsaid thereof, whereby the tras. $895. 517-204-3302 power of sale contained in said Mortgage has become HOLT - CLEAN 2 bdrm. operative; NOW, THEREFORE, NOTICE in nice area. Full bsmnt., WD hookup. $675 + utilit- IS HEREBY GIVEN that by virtue of the power of sale ies. 517-281-8308 contained in said Mortgage and in pursuance of the LANSING-E. SIDE, statute in such case made Clean, quite, spacious low- and provided, the said Morter newly remodeled 2 gage will be foreclosed by a bdrm., 1 bath. Newer sale of the premises therein floors & appliances. $535+ described or so much thereutilities, trash pickup in- of as may be necessary, at cluded. Near Cooley & public auction, to the highFrandor. 517-881-9271. est bidder, at theVeterans Memorial Courthouse, 313 West Kalamazoo, Lansing, County of Ingham, Michigan, that being the place of holding the Circuit Court in and for said County, on July 28, 1027 HICKORY ST., Lansing 2011 (Thursday), at 10:00 o’4 Bedroom, 2 Bath, 1 car clock Eastern Daylight Time garage, Basement. Lg. in the forenoon of said day, fenced yard. $850. Pets and said premises will be welcome for small fee. sold to pay the amount so 810-577-1102 as aforesaid then due on jeff@myhealthway.com said Mortgage, together with 4% interest (adjustable), legal costs, attorneys’ fees and also any taxes and SPRINGPORT insurance that said 310 Mechanic, Mortgagee does pay on or 3 bedroom, 2 bath, ranch prior to the date of said home on 1.5+ acres. sale; which said premises $650. are described in said Mort517-575-2668 gage as follows, to-wit: 517-622-6059 Premises situated in the or township of Delhi Charter, www.sundancefamilyhomecenter. County of Ingham, State of com Michigan, described as: Unit 3 of Watts Landing Condominium, a condominium esSUBSCRIBE TODAY tablished by Master Deed, recorded in Liber 3196, Page 99, Ingham County Records, and being designated as Ingham County condominium Subdivision Plan No. 222, as amended, with rights in the general common elements and limited common elements as set forth in the Master Deed and as described in Act 59 of the Public Acts of Michigan of 1978, as amended. The redemption period shall be six (6) months from the date of such sale, unless determined abandoned in accordance with MCLA 600.3241a, in which case the redemption period shall be thirty (30) days from the date of such sale. Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are hereby advised that this notice is attempting to collect a debt, and that any information obtained will be used against you. If you dispute this indebtedness within 30 days of your receipt of the notice, you will be provided with verification.

Please respond by applying in person on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at Holiday Inn Express. 2209 University Dr. Okemos, MI 48864. No phone calls please.

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