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NB School District acquires church property BY CHELSEA DAVIS The World

NORTH BEND — The North Bend School District is expanding its footprint. The North Bend schools budget committee received something unexpected during its second hearing last month: a letter from North Bend’s First United Methodist Church offering to hand over the church property at 2289 Meade St. for just $1, plus any closing costs. The church was destroyed by an

accidental fire in August 2012. “They’re turning tragedy into something that can be really great,” said school board chair Megan Jacquot at Monday’s board meeting. Hillcrest Elementary sits across the street from the church property. The Rev. Laura Ann Beville, pastor at North Bend First UMC, credits the church’s long-standing relationship with the school as the reason for essentially donating the property. “From providing teachers with

school supplies at the beginning of the school year, to providing coffee for staff on the first day of school, the members of First United Methodist Church, North Bend, have appreciated the relationships that we have fostered over the years with teachers, staff, and students,” Beville wrote. Beville has led the North Bend congregation since July last year after the Rev. Jerry Steele was transferred to the Cottage Grove United Methodist Church and the Hope United Methodist Church in Drain.

“They (the congregation) just felt like that was the right thing to do, to offer that property to the school board and to have them utilize it however it can best benefit the children of North Bend,” Beville said. North Bend schools Superintendent Bill Yester isn’t sure what the school district will do with the extra space. Hillcrest teachers and staff have used the church parking lot for overflow parking for years. “It’s really up in the air right now what would happen to it,” Yester

said. “I think right now we’re going to mainly use it as parking lot facilities, then ... we’re going to try to do something with it, maybe expand Hillcrest.” The school district was turned upside down this year, with grade reconfiguration, Lighthouse School’s move, administrative changes and a new superintendent. While new, low-cost property is good news, school officials won’t know what to do with it for awhile. SEE CHURCH | A8

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shot down in World War II over the Pacific. Later, he decided to jump from a plane of his own accord and marked his 75th, 80th and 85th birthdays by skydiving. He said on his 85th birthday that he’d like to do it again on his 90th. Thursday’s jump would be his eighth. Other birthday festivities included a private dinner with more than 200 relatives and friends, including some from his White House days: press secretary Marlin Fitzwater, White House counsel Boyden Gray

WASHINGTON — After two overwhelming votes in two days, members of Congress say they are confident they can agree on a bill to improve veterans’ health care and send it to the president’s desk by the end of the month. The Senate easily approved a bill Wednesday to help shorten wait times for thousands of military veterans seeking medical care, a day after the House unanimously adopted a similar measure. The Senate bill would authorize about $35 billion over three years to pay for outside care for veterans, as well as hire hundreds of doctors and nurses and lease 26 new health facilities in 17 states and Puerto Rico. The House would spend about $620 million over the same period. Just three lawmakers — all Republican senators — voted against the veterans measures, compared with 519 lawmakers who voted in favor. Opponents said the Senate bill was a “blank check” to spend billions of dollars with little or no way to rein it in. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, said the overwhelming Senate vote spoke for itself. The 93-3 tally came after the Senate voted 75-19 to waive normal budget rules and declare the bill an emergency. “I think we’ve shown that we can overcome partisanship and move quickly on a very important issue,” Sanders said, adding that he hopes to bring a unified House-Senate bill to a vote as soon as next week. Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., chairman of House Committee Veterans’ Affairs Committee, also was optimistic. Many of the provisions included in the Senate bill “are based on ideas that have already cleared the House, so I’m hopeful that both chambers of Congress can soon agree on a final package to send to the president’s desk,” Miller said. The White House said Wednesday that President Barack Obama supports the Senate bill. “Our No. 1 priority is getting veterans the care they’ve earned,” the White House said in a statement. “To do that, we need to make sure that the problems identified at VA medical facilities get fixed.” The legislative effort comes as the FBI revealed it has opened a criminal investigation into the VA, which has been reeling from allegations of falsified records and treatment delays for veterans. FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday that the investigation was being led by the FBI’s field office in Phoenix, which he described as the “primary locus of the original allegations” being investigated by the VA’s Office of Inspector General. “We’re working with the VA IG to follow it wherever the facts take us,” Comey said. The inspector general said in a report last month

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Gail Virgili takes a little bit of shade in the sunshine with the help of her parasol Wednesday around lunch time. She was taking care of business at a table with information on the upcoming Oregon Coast Music Festival next month in the Bay Area.

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F o r m e r President George H.W. Bush will make a parachute jump today on his 90th birthday.

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush can no longer use his legs, but he isn’t letting that stop him from keeping a vow he made five years ago: to jump from an aircraft on his 90th birthday, which is Thursday. “It’s a wonderful day in Maine — in fact, nice enough for a parachute jump,” the nation’s 41st president announced on Twitter. Bush intends to jump from a helicopter with a retired member of the Golden Knights, the Army’s parachute team, near his summer home on the Maine coast, spokesman Jim McGrath said.

The announcement was kept secret until the last minute, partly to give Bush himself the option of bagging it. The forecast Thursday called for clouds and scattered showers across southern Maine. McGrath said Bush likes both a surprise and an adrenaline rush. “It’s vintage George Bush,” he said. “It’s that passion for life. It’s wanting to set a goal, wanting to achieve it. I’m sure part of it is sending a message to others that even in your retirement years you can still find challenges.” The first time Bush jumped from an airplane was when his plane was

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and people need to get out and start having fun on it.” Promoting the Willamette is one reason Hall is swimming its length, but it’s not the main reason. His first goal is to show cancer patients they can still get out and live their dreams — and to raise money and awareness for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society while he’s at it. “I’m just an ordinary guy,” he said. “If I can swim 184 miles, just about

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CORVALLIS (AP) — Dean Hall of Gresham has heard the warnings about how swimming in the Willamette might be hazardous to his health. As someone battling both leukemia and lymphoma, the 54-year-old took them seriously. But ever since the idea came to him, he has remained determined to swim the entirety of the 184-mile river.

He started last week and said he has been, both literally and figuratively, swimming in miracles ever since. “Swimming in Miracles” is the title Hall has chosen for his journey, which he figures he’ll wrap up around June 23 in Portland. He started at Alton Baker Park in Eugene and swims approximately 10 miles per day, taking Sundays off to rest. “It’s such a beautiful river. And we see no one on it,” he said. “It’s one of Oregon’s greatest natural resources,

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Summertime blues for teen job seekers Our view Recent gains in employment have bypassed our youth.

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School’s out for the summer. And teens should be pounding the pavement (and their computer keyboards) looking for a job. Unfortunately, they’ll have a harder time of it. According to a new report from the state of Oregon Employment Department, “Endangered: Youth in the Labor Force,” published last month, youth ages 16 to 19 suffer an unemployment rate of 27.4 percent, nearly triple the overall unemployment average. Young adults fare almost as poorly with an unemployment rate of 12.5 percent. Additionally, young people spend more time unemployed than the average. And

what’s happening in Oregon is happening across the nation. Ironically, Oregon has added tens of thousands of new jobs since the Great Recession, but our youth are being left behind. There are a couple of reasons for that, according to state employment economist Nick Beleiciks. First, older workers are now more willing to take the kinds of jobs that teenagers used to do: service industry and restaurant jobs — and employers are more than happy to hire them. Second, young people have “gotten the message,” Beleiciks said, that more education leads to better job

pay and security in the future. So, more youth are intentionally spending more time in the classroom. The situation has its pros and cons, according to the report. On the upside, young unemployed can spend more time in study, in athletics or in volunteer service to the community. On the downside, young wannabe workers delay developing vital self-sufficiency skills and a work ethic, besides the fact that their wallets are empty. Most of us generally agree that a teenager who wants a job should have a good shot at finding one. That’s going to mean targeted effort to counteract the trends outlined above. Local Workforce

Investment Boards are offering some solutions through job fairs, partnering with school districts and community colleges and summer employment programs. And the report also calls for funding of the Oregon Youth Employment Program, created by the Legislature in 2011 but never funded. This program would leverage public sector investments to encourage private sector hiring. Having a job is part of becoming a contributing member of any community. And our youth desire and deserve that opportunity. The entire report is at http://www.qualityinfo.org/ pubs/youth.pdf.

The hero and the bad guys On a Saturday, Bowe Bergdahl was a hero, and the five members of the Taliban being freed in exchange for him were the worst of the worst. By the end of the week, it seemed that neither is actually true. The parade in Bergdahl’s Idaho hometown was canceled. Four of the five aren’t nice guys, but they aren’t war criminals, either. As for Bergdahl, I don’t pretend to know whether he deserted his unit. That is a question that can only be answered in a properly and fairly conducted court-martial. But the account that broke my heart was the interview with the widow who had only just learned that it was while he was out looking for Bergdahl that her husband was killed. She was pregnant with their second child at the time. I don’t know how you explain that to your kids, especially when they are old enough to understand. And of course, what made it so much worse is that we really wanted a happy ending to this story. I was watching the coverage on Saturday in the green room at Fox, Bruce and Tammy reminded me of all the questions that had been raised in the past about Bergdahl’s disappearSUSAN ance. Jake Tapper had ESTRICH already tweeted about it. It was there. And if you Columnist listened to the coverage clearly or read the whole story, it was there: the continued uncertainty as to how it was that Bergdahl was seized. But who listened so closely? The Army promoted him twice. They must know. Besides, I wanted to be happy for Jani and Bob. Saturday belonged to Bowe’s parents. They lived through every parent’s nightmare, and then after years of pain and grief, they got the call. Their son was coming home. I defy you to find a mother who did not relate to Jani Bergdahl, who did not want to share her joy. To a mother, it’s worth five of the worst of the worst or, as John McCain put it, “the hardest and toughest of all.” Well, maybe not so hard and tough. Three of the five, it is now being reported, were political officials during the period that the Taliban ruled and were thought to be among the moderates in the Taliban government; one of them was a student working for a relative, who offered to help the United States after we came in, and we arrested him instead. Another was a midlevel police official. One, the former army chief of staff, looks to be among the worst and is accused of war crimes. But in terms of his likely role in the Taliban today, even he is more than a decade out of date, and as some of the experts have not so charitably put it, all of these guys are old, at least in terrorist terms. So should the administration have done the swap? Probably. But like so much of our politics today, the answer isn’t very satisfying. It’s important to send the message to our soldiers that we leave no one behind. Bergdahl deserves his day in court, at least, and until proved guilty, he is an American soldier whom we are all bound to support. On the bad guys, the hardest question, as to four of the five, is not whether we are endangered by their release, but whether this is whom we have been keeping Guantanamo open to detain. Why? As to the fifth, the really bad guy, my assumption, which the reports seem to confirm, is that he was the price of the deal. You want to get your soldiers home? You give up bad guys. Ask Israel. War is an ugly business. Not much to be happy about. The left and right can scream at each other, but neither side has great answers. It is what it is.

Letters to the Editor LNG risk less than car accidents I've noticed a recent upsurge in letters complaining about the danger that Jordan Cove would subject area residents to. I think that it is time to remind everyone that any danger caused by Jordan Cove would be a small fraction of the danger we presently face from possible automobile accidents. If Jordan Cove is built, the total danger we all face would be increased by such a small amount that it truly would not be worth worrying about. I suggest to the worriers that they are causing themselves unnecessary pain by worrying about Jordan Cove.

Harold Bailey North Bend

Time to proudly wave the flag On June 14, there will be a flag retirement ceremony for everyone at Ferry Street Park in North Bend. Anyone having a damaged American flag that they wish to retire is welcome to attend. God (oops) forbid that anyone who belongs to one of those God-hating, bark-eating, treehugging, flag-stomping, Bible-burning, cross-hating, church-burning, anti-American organizations tries to rain on our parade. June 14, 1916, President

Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation declaring Flag Day, and again in 1949, after having been lobbied by the BPOE very heavily, President H.S. Truman (he himself being a member of the BPOE) signed an act of Congress making June 14 a national holiday, Flag Day. This is a much hollowed day for all who have given so much for this great country, either by having served in any of our armed services or by the simple act of just being able to vote in this beautiful and free land, and this, our American Flag, represents all that. God bless America. Robert A. Wilson Coos Bay

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BY DAN HORTSCH The setting: A mother and a father, not married, have three children, two boys and a girl. The mother is addicted to methamphetamine. The father is an alcoholic who gets into occasional small-time legal trouble. The children suffer the effects of their parents’ weaknesses. The three siblings live an unstructured life, and it shows in their hyperactive behavior. Or take this situation: A father sexually abuses his toddler son. Both the father and the mother are meth addicts. The child’s father is sentenced to prison, and his mother, knowing that she failed to protect her son, gives him up to the state for adoption. The adoptive parents, facing a challenging situation, turn the boy back to the state’s custody. He has been horribly abused and rejected, and now he is rejected again. As with those three children in the other broken family, the boy’s future is uncertain. In addiction, he has been damaged deeply and doesn’t know whom he can trust. All of these children end up in Oregon care. The foster Department of Human Services provides therapy and temporary care while seeking a permanent home for the children. Unfortunately, the stories of these children are not unusual.We read and hear about the worst cir-

cumstances, children starved or beaten badly, and sometimes killed. However, most cases of abused and neglected children do not end up in the news. In fact, the numbers of such children are startling. At any one time, according to figures from 2012, the latest complete numbers available, nearly 12,400 Oregon children are in DHS custody. Many might be living with their parents while still in custody, while others are in foster or residential treatment care. DHS caseworkers are not alone in seeking to find the best possible solutions in these cases. In fact, the children often have an entire team working for the best possible outcome, whether that means returning to the permanent care of their parents, living in foster care with relatives or with other foster parents, or finding a new home through adoption. Team members, in addition to the state caseworker, might include therapists working with the children and the parents; county mental health coordinators; the children’s lawyer, appointed by the state to guard

their legal rights and their general needs; foster parents; the parents themselves, if they are working on their issues; and a CASA volunteer. CASA? What is that? CASA stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates.The CASA organization is a private, nonprofit agency with staff members supporting hundreds of volunteers in Oregon alone. The volunteers are trained to deal with the often delicate situations in the families and, their primary assignment, to look out for the best interests of the children. Once volunteers have completed training, they are sworn in by a circuit judge and appointed to a particular case. According to the Oregon CASA Network, an organization linking 32 local CASA groups that cover every corner of the state, more than 1,900 volunteers work with children through CASA. They serve more than 5,100 children. CASA volunteers come to know every aspect of a case. They become trusted figures in the children’s lives as they focus on seeing that the children are safe in their foster or biological homes

and on monitoring the case in court until it is resolved in timely fashion. Typically, a case might call for 10 to 20 hours’ time a month, including a monthly visit with the children. Volunteers also write a report for each court hearing, a topic covered in the training. Judges, it should be noted, welcome the additional, outside perspective. Volunteers do not fall into any one category. They are women and men who come from myriad backgrounds, but they share an interest in looking out for vulnerable children. The volunteers do not work alone as they have their CASA supervisors, professionals in child services, to guide them. Not surprisingly, more volunteers are always needed. Learning more about the role of the volunteer and how to become one is easy. Anyone interested in information on volunteering can visit locally www.orcca.us/index.php/programs/casa.html or call 541435-7080, ext. 350. As Garrison Keillor, the humorist and writer, said, “Nothing you do for a child is ever wasted.” Dan Hortsch has been a CASA in Oregon since 2006. He can be reached through: http://www.oregoncasanetwork.org.


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State Neighbor reaching out for relief should have his hands slapped DEAR ABBY: My girlfriend and I live next to a married couple our age we have befriended. Unfortunately, the husband has been making unwanted advances toward my girlfriend. Being friendly with them both, we have kept it to ourselves so as not to hurt the wife. She’s ill and has DEAR been in and out of the hospital. The husband is approaching my g i rl f r i e n d saying he n e e d s “stress JEANNE relief ” PHILLIPS because his wife is ill. We now feel something needs to be said to the wife, but we still have to live next door to them. We’re at a loss. What’s the best way to handle this? — HAD ENOUGH IN FLORIDA DEAR HAD ENOUGH: The next time this man hits on your girlfriend, she should tell him bluntly that it’s not her job to “relieve his stress.” That is his responsibility. She should also tell him if it happens again she’ll tell you AND his wife what he’s up to. As to being friendly with this couple in the future, FORGET IT. That bridge was burned the first time he stepped out of line. DEAR ABBY: I have a colleague who’s a drama queen. Perhaps I’m a little bit guilty, too, but “Sharon” talks excessively about her personal life. There’s the boyfriend who doesn’t support her and their 2-year-old child financially or emotionally, her mom who suffers from many medical conditions, and her neighbor whose daughter was murdered some months ago. Sharon’s life seems to be a magnet for drama. My colleagues and I have lent our ears and our shoulders to cry on. I have also tried to advise her (like you do) to no avail. I have now reached my limit. Is there a tactful way to deal with her? We work in proximity at least half the time, so total avoidance is not possible. — INUNDATED IN HAWAII DEAR INUNDATED: If Sharon asks you for advice, tell her you don’t have any more to offer. And if she starts dumping on you, handle it by saying kindly, but firmly, that you need to work and don’t have time to listen. If you say it often enough, Sharon will find someone else to listen. Trust me. DEAR ABBY: Do you have any advice for fathers who don’t listen to you? Or fathers who are too protective and don’t know how to let go? — STARGIRL IN MICHIGAN DEAR STARGIRL: My advice to fathers would be to form as close a relationship with their daughters as they can while the girls are little. Teenage girls whose fathers are involved in their lives tend to engage in sexual activity at later ages. However, whether a father is “too protective” may be a question of perspective — the father’s or the daughter’s. I have heard many adults say in retrospect how much they appreciate that their parents were strict. But I have rarely heard the contrary. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

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Bear comes to city, will get escort back to woods PORTLAND (AP) — Oregon wildlife biologists say a bear that appeared to wander into a Portland neighborhood will sleep off a dose of tranquilizers and then get an escort back to the woods. Bears are not unknown in the Portland area, but wildlife officials said they didn’t know of one being in so urban a neighborhood. The 125-pound, 2-yearold male bear caused a stir early Wednesday as police tracked it through several yards, and it climbed a tree. A wildlife officer shot it with a tranquilizer dart. Firefighters lowered it with ropes. A biologist decided it was likely disoriented and not a problem bear expecting food or habituated to humans. So, it’s been caged and will be released in an “undisclosed location” in the forest.

Hundreds at vigil for shooting victim PORTLAND (AP) — About 200 people attended a Wednesday night vigil at a Portland area church to remember 14-year-old Emilio Hoffman, the

U of O plans own banking operation EUGENE (AP) — The first order of business for the new governing board of the University of Oregon will be to go into the banking business. The Eugene RegisterGuard reports the new board of trustees is planning a university Central Bank to invest operating cash and reserves amounting to more than $200 million. Those investments are now handled by a systemwide operation for the state’s seven public universities. But the schools are getting their own boards, and the University of Oregon’s cash management will no longer be handled by the state university system.

STATE D I G E S T The University trustees meet for the first time today and Friday. Oregon State University will operate the systemwide bank as a shared service for the rest of the universities.

Reward increased to $26,500 in wildfire BEND (AP) — A reward for information about who’s responsible for a 10-squaremile, human-caused wildfire near Bend has grown to $26,500 after a suspicious blaze broke out nearby Tuesday in an area closed to the public. That new fire was quickly extinguished by helicopter and engine crews after burning a quarter acre, Deschutes County Sheriff Larry Blanton said. Sheriff’s Capt. Shane Nelson announced the new reward total late Wednesday afternoon. The Two Bulls Fire was 55 percent contained Wednesday after burning through brush

and forest on the western outskirts of Bend, a popular outdoor recreation destination in central Oregon. Fire investigators have said it was human-caused. Fighting the fire has cost about $4.3 million so far.

Appeals court says teens deserve hearing EUGENE (AP) — The Oregon Court of Appeals says two Eugene teenagers who contend the state is failing to take adequate steps to stave off climate change deserve their day in court. In an opinion announced Wednesday, the appeals court said a Lane County Circuit Court judge should consider the merits of the teens’ request for a public trust declaration. The Register-Guard reports that the appeals court says a state judge should not have dismissed the lawsuit filed by 18-yearold Kelsey Juliana and 14-year-old Olivia Chernaik. Circuit Judge Karsten Rasmussen ruled in 2012 that courts lack authority to order state officials to create and carry out a plan to

reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Rasmussen called that a question for the legislative and executive branches of state government. Oregon Justice Department officials have 35 days to ask the state Supreme Court to review the appellate ruling. Department spokeswoman Kristina Edmunson says no decision has been made yet.

Gunfire follows police chase; driver dies PORTLAND (AP) — Police officers shot and killed a driver who was described as “not cooperative” after they chased and stopped him in Portland. The officers were from the neighboring Milwaukie police department. Portland police are investigating the killing because the brief chase Wednesday morning led into the city. A statement from the Portland police said that once the two officers stopped the car, the driver was not cooperative and both officers fired, hitting him at least once. An autopsy is planned.

Obituaries Cmdr. Johnnie Levi Hair April 5, 1936 - June 7, 2014

Cmdr. Johnnie Levi Hair, retired U.S. Coast Guard, 78 of North B e n d , passed away S a t u r d a y, June 7, 2014, at home. A celebration of life service Cmdr. Johnnie will be held at 11 a.m. Hair M o n d a y, June 16, at North Bend Chapel, 2014 McPherson Ave., in North Bend. Pastor Matt Fox will be officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Coos Bay. Public visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, June 13, at North Bend Chapel. Johnnie was born April 5, 1936, in Lynden, N.C., to Archie and Sallie Hair. He enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard in 1951 at the age of 15

Kerry LaPearl (Tveit) Titus June 23, 1948 - June 2, 2014

Kerry LaPearl Titus, 65, of Coos Bay passed away at Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in Springfield June 2, 2014, with her family at her side. Kerry was born June 23, 1948, to Lawrence a n d G e ra l d i n e Tveit, in P o r t Angeles, Wash. She was one of five children and grew up on the Kerry (Tveit) Olympic Titus Peninsula in Clallam Bay, Wash. Growing up in the coastal fishing community she discovered her love for riding horses on the beaches. In fact, it was on those very beaches Kerry was captured in a photograph which was published in the April 1960 edition of “National Geographic.” Kerry graduated from Clallam High School in 1966 and soon after, she met her first husband, David Lodholz. They had two children — daughter, Laura Nasvall and son, Lucus Lolholz. Kerry met her current husband, Tom Titus, in the mid-’80s and on April 16, 1991 Kerry and Tom were married. Kerry and Tom just celebrated their 23 wedding anniversary.

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Reynolds High School freshman killed in Tuesday’s shooting at the school in Troutdale. The Oregonian reports the vigil was connected to a fundraising campaign for the Hoffman family. The goal of $2,000 was quickly passed and almost $8,000 was raised.

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and retired 32 years later as a commander (0-5 paygrade). He met the love of his life and knew from the first time he set eyes on her that he’d marry her. On June 26, 1960, he married Shirley Eleanor Higgins in Conneticut. He served in the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was a member in the Elks and American Legion. He was a leader in the Boy Scouts. He was involved in the Republican party. He enjoy traveling. His greatest love was for his family. Johnnie is survived by his loving wife of more than 50 years, Shirley Hair; his son, David Hair (Atkinson) and his wife, Jandra of North Bend; daughters, Michelle Clark and her husband, Mike of Juneau, Alaska, and Suzanne Roshto and her husband, John of Gilbert, Ariz.; brother, Jimmy Hair and wife, Carmeleta of John Island S.C.; sister, Peggy Riggs of Hubert, N.C.; brother, Thomas Hair and wife, Nancy of Winnabow, N.C.; sister, Shirley Boyle

and husband, Richard of Pleasanton, Texas; sister, Mary Mullins and husband, Okey of Boiling Springs Lake, N.C.; sister, Margarett Booth of Polloscksville, N.C.; sister, Mayleene Gonzales and husband, Cleto of Hubert, N.C.; and brother, Stacy Hair of Hubert, N.C. Johnnie “Papa” also is survived by grandchildren, Frances, Rachel, Zachary, Trevor, Jessica and Kiley; g rea t - g ra n d c h i l d re n , Izabella, Damion, Amanda, Shaun, River, Artemis, Talia and Temprence; and many generations of nieces and nephews. Memorial donations may be made to the Portland Oregon Shriners Hospital for Children, 3101 SW Sam Jackson Road. Portland OR 97239 (www.shrinershospitalfor children.org). Arrangements are under the direction of North Bend Chapel, 541-756-0440. Sign the guestbook at www.coosbayareafunerals.co m and www.theworldlink.com.

Kerry worked as a cook at Bay Area Hospital for more than 20 years and in 2010 she retired. Part of her living the good life was doing the things she loved such as dancing, camping with family and friends, playing bingo and computer games and she often enjoyed the “recreational activities” that can be found down at The Mill Casino. Kerry was known for her amazing handmade, handcrafted hand-baked, gingerbread houses. She would decorate them with such detail they were literally works of art and won numerous awards. Being a lover of animals, Kerry had her favorite, the cats. Some would go as far to say that Kerry was the “Cat Lady.” She loved her cats and they loved getting spoiled by her. Another love of Kerry’s was traveling; whether it was driving up for family gatherings in Washington or road trips to eastern Oregon for a camping trip every August. One of her most memorable trips was the time she went to Cancun with her daughter, Laura. She said on many occasions how it was one of her favorite times ever. Kerry was an incredible lady, a loving mother, a “hot”

wife, a proud grandma, a kind-hearted and compassionate woman who had a great sense of humor and always had time for a friend. She often had a smile on her face and usually had a good joke to tell. She was loved by many and she will be missed by all. Kerry is survived by her husband, Tom Titus; children, Laura Nasvall of Coquille and Lucas Lodholz and Monica of Coos Bay; stepdaughter, Debi Ramer of Eugene; grandchildren, Zack, Larissa, Nicole, Tim, Brianna, Gary and Arica; great-grandchildren, Eden, Daniel and Bradlee; brothers, Terry Tveit and wife, Janet and Larry Tveit and wife, Marcella; sister, Phoebe “Kandy” Kval and husband, Jack; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Geraldine Tveit; sister, Marie; granddaughter, Alisha Nasvall; and stepson, Kenny Titus. A celebration of life to honor Kerry will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at Kerry and Tom’s home. Sign the guestbook at www.theoworldlink.com.

Earnest “Squibb” Russell Williams Feb. 22, 1925 – June 9, 2014

A funeral service will be held for Earnest “Squibb” Russell Williams, 89, of Coos Bay at 2 p.m. Friday, June 13, at N e l s o n ’s Bay Area Mo r t u a r y, 405 Elrod Earnest in Ave., Williams Coos Bay. Earnest was born Feb. 22, 1925, to George and Dolly Williams in Winslow Arkansas. He was the oldest of five children. In 1952 Earnest moved to Cowiche, Wash., where he worked in the agriculture field. Shortly thereafter, Ernest met his future bride Wilma Kirkland and they were married Oct. 20, 1952. They had five children and shared 58 years together before Wilma went to be with the Lord in 2010. They resided in Cowiche and The Dalles before settling permanently in Coos Bay where Earnest worked in the lumber industry until retiring from plywood mills. Earnest was a U.S. Army veteran who enjoyed spending time visiting with others at the Eagles and American Legion. He loved fishing and swapping fishing stories with others. Earnest took great pleasure in being outdoors, he loved to fish, and had a fondness for beautiful flowers. Earnest was an avid reader, a characteristic which he passed on to some of his children and grandchildren. He loved the western era and you could often find him watching old western movies

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South Coast Killer whales spark false alarm of boat accident THE WORLD COOS BAY — A reported boating emergency in the Charleston shipping channel Tuesday morning turned out to be a rare visit from the wolves of the sea. According to the Coos Bay Police Department, dispatchers relayed a call from U.S. Coast Guard Air Station North Bend of a

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The city of Coos Bay is soliciting applications for the position of Reserve Police Officer. Applications are available from the city manager’s office at City Hall, 500 Central Ave., Coos Bay, or listed under job opportunities on the city’s website at www.coosbay.org. The deadline for receiving completed applications, including a city background waiver form and resume, is 5 p.m. June 30. Applications should be handwritten and submitted in person. Faxed or late applications will not be accepted. Please include a valid email address. All notification regarding your status in the selection process will be made via electronic mail. A personal resume is required. Desirable applicants should possess the following qualifications: Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to work independently and make sound decisions; ability to learn a considerable amount of factual material and apply this knowledge to the job; ability to establish effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, community partners and respond to the public in a courteous manner; and possess physical strength, agility and stamina sufficient to perform the duties of the job.

R E P O R T S For additional information, call the city manager’s office at 541-269-8912.

Learn to prepare food for small households If you find it difficult to cook for a small family, the Coos County Master Food Preserver’s “Food Prep for Small Households” workshop may be just what you need. The workshop will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 28, at the Oregon State University Extension Service, 631 Alder St., Myrtle Point. The class is designed to teach participants how to lessen the work load while increasing skills and keeping food preparation economical, healthy and enjoyable. Some of the topics that will be covered include: How to plan and shop; smart storage; freezer strategies; repurposing (planned leftovers); shortcuts; and new techniques and tools. Cost is $10, paid at the door. To register, call 541-572-5263, ext. 240.


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NEWS D I G E S T Driver pleads not guilty in accident that injured Tracy Morgan NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Accident investigators are looking into what role a truck driver’s commute played in the fatal New Jersey Turnpike crash that also injured comedian Tracy Morgan. Wal-Mart driver Kevin Roper, who pleaded not guilty to death by auto and assault by auto charges on Wednesday, lived in Georgia, but his job was based in Delaware, said National Transportation Safety Board spokeswoman Kelly Nantel. A criminal complaint alleges that the 35-year-old Roper, of Jonesboro, Georgia, hadn’t slept for more than 24 hours before the accident when he allegedly swerved to avoid slowed traffic on the turnpike and plowed into Morgan’s limo early Saturday. Wal-Mart has not explained what Roper’s driving route was. The company has said it believes he was in compliance with federal safety regulations. Roper’s bail was kept at $50,000. Roper and his attorney, David Glassman, refused to answer reporters’ questions after the hearing about whether Roper was the author of tweets from a Twitter account bearing his name and featuring his picture and calling reports of his not having slept for 24 hours before the accident “complete BS!”

OSCE chief calls for end to Ukraine fighting MOSCOW (AP) — The secretary-general of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe is visiting a camp in Russia for refugees from the conflict in Ukraine’s east and calling for the fighting to stop. According to the Interfax news agency, Lamberto Zannier said Thursday that the conflict in the east “is craziness which must be stopped.” appearance Zannier’s before the refugees at a holiday complex in Dmitriadovka, about 25 miles from the Ukrainian border, underlined the prominent role being played by the OSCE in the Ukraine crisis. Russia, which Kiev and the West allege has fomented the separatist unrest in the east, has spoken strongly in support of an OSCE-proposed “road map” for ending the conflict. Russia says some 30,000 people have fled the fighting.

Subway strike in Sao Paulo averted SAO PAULO (AP) — A subway strike in Sao Paulo that threatened to disrupt the opening of the World Cup was averted Wednesday night even as airport workers in Rio de Janeiro declared a 24-hour work stoppage in the main destination for soccer fans traveling to Brazil. Some 1,500 subway workers in Sao Paulo voted against going back on strike in a pay dispute. They had suspended the walkout Monday amid a popular backlash and government pressure to end the transportation chaos in Brazil’s biggest city. “We thought that right now it’s better to wait,” union president Altino Prazeres said, but added that he wouldn’t rule out resuming the strike sometime during the monthlong soccer tournament. “We get the feeling that maybe we aren’t as prepared for a full confrontation with police on the day the World Cup starts.” The union said its members would hold a march Thursday morning demanding that 42 workers fired during the five-day work stoppage are rehired.

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A baby toad is shown in the Roxborough neighborhood of Philadelphia. A humid and rainy summer night makes for quite a rush hour in Philadelphia as thousands of baby toads try to hop across a busy street.

Car detour lets toads cross the road without croaking PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It’s rush hour in Philadelphia for thousands of baby toads as they hop across a busy residential street on a rainy summer night. Why do toadlets cross the road? To get to the woods on the other side — where they will live, eat mosquitoes and grow up to be full-sized American toads (bufo Americanus). After a couple of years, they’ll make the reverse trek as adults — unless they get squashed by a car. That’s where the Toad Detour comes in. The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education sets up a roadblock each year in the Roxborough neighborhood, rerouting cars so the amphibians can cross the twolane street without fear of, um, croaking. The cycle starts in early spring when adult toads, which can fit in the palm of your hand, emerge from the woods to breed. They cross Port Royal Avenue, scale a 10-foot-high embankment and then travel down a densely vegetated hill to mate in the abandoned Upper Roxborough Reservoir. Their offspring — each about the size of a raisin — make the journey in reverse about six weeks later. So many baby toads were on the move Monday evening it looked like the road’s

muddy shoulder was alive. Volunteers scooped them up in plastic cups and deposited them on the habitat side of the street. “I didn’t expect at all that there were going to be so many of them in one area,” said 17-year-old Kaitlyn Hunt as she held a cup with more than a dozen toadlets. “And they’re so tiny. They look like bugs.” The detour program began in 2009 when a local resident noticed the toad-filled road. City officials later granted permission to close the street for a couple of hours every evening during both two-week migration periods. Organizers estimate they helped 2,400 adult toads cross the road this spring, said volunteer coordinator Claire Morgan. And because female toads can lay thousands of eggs, many more toads are migrating the other way and need protection. Though some will inevitably be squished when the roadblock is not up, the toad population is not endangered, Morgan said. But protecting wildlife is important, she said, and local residents seem to support the project — especially after they volunteer to help. “We get some people that question it,” said Morgan. “But after they do it, they’re hooked.”

The O.J. Simpson murder trial exposed many painful truths. None hit harder than the idea that white and black people often look at the same facts and see different realities. Today, 20 years after the case divided the nation, few opinions have changed. Despite two decades’ worth of increasing racial acceptance, the saga still reflects deeprooted obstacles to a truly united America. Most people still believe that the black football legend killed his white ex-wife and her friend, polls show. But for many African-Americans, his likely guilt remains overwhelmed by a potent mix: the racism of the lead detective and the history of black mistreatment by the justice system. For these people, Simpson’s acquittal is a powerful rebuke to what they see as America’s racial crimes. Others simply see a murderer who played the race card to get away with it. Across the board, emotions remain vivid. “We were consumed with it,” recalls Carlos Carter, who at the time was one of the few black people working in the trust department of a Pittsburgh bank. “It represented something bigger than the case, the battle between good and evil, the battle between the white man and the black man. It was at that level.” It was at a different level for Shannon Spicker, a white woman working her way through college in Ohio. “Most of us didn’t understand why it was racially

charged,” she says. “We didn’t understand how people could defend him ...We knew he was guilty, but they defended him because he was black. It was weird.” Defense lawyers suggested lead detective Mark Fuhrman planted the bloody glove out of a racist desire to frame a black man. They said that other blood evidence could have been planted, too, or at least was unreliable due to sloppy police work. “That was huge for me,” recalls Carter. “I thought (police) compromised it so much I can’t trust the evidence. The corruption overshadowed all the other things that may have been logical to me.” Cameron Vigil, who is white, saw it differently. “Clearly (Fuhrman) was difficult and lying and trying to obfuscate while he was up there,” recalls Vigil, a 45-yearold strategic retail analyst. But he separated that from the evidence. “Just because he is a not very smart, racist guy,” Vigil says, “I don’t know that means O.J.’s not guilty.” Duncan literally jumped for joy when he heard the verdict on television. “It wasn’t so much for O.J. I was jumping for joy. ... It was the victory over the United States justice system that has always had a different treatment for me and my brother.” “I never said O.J. wasn’t guilty,” Duncan continues. “I just said he got off. That’s what it is: O.J. got off. There’s a side of me that’s annoyed by my jubilation. But my jubilation is motivated by the ills and pains of the past. There have been too many tears.”


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Merkley 1 of 4 that didn’t vote Continued from Page A1 that 1,700 veterans seeking treatment at the Phoenix VA hospital were at risk of being “lost or forgotten.” The VA has confirmed that at least 35 veterans died while awaiting treatment in Phoenix, although officials say they do not know whether the deaths were related to long waiting times for appointments. The Veterans Affairs Department released an audit this week showing that more than 57,000 veterans have had to wait at least three months for initial appointments. An additional 64,000 veterans who asked for appointments over the past decade never got them.

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The VA, which serves almost 9 million veterans, has faced mounting evidence that workers falsified reports on wait times for medical appointments in an effort to mask frequent, long delays. VA Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned May 30, but the situation remains a continuing embarrassment for Obama and a potential political liability for congressional Democrats seeking re-election in November. While the legislation will not solve all the VA’s problems, it should “spark long-overdue change — from the top down — in order to ensure our veterans are getting the care and support they expect and deserve,” said Sen. Patty Murray, DWash. Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., said the Senate bill created “an unlimited entitlement program” for veterans and

voted against it. Sen. Tom Coburn, ROkla., supported the bill but said “money is not the problem” at the VA. “It’s management and accountability and honesty in treating the veterans” that are needed to improve care for veterans, Coburn said. But Sen. John McCain, RAriz., one of the bill’s co-authors, said it was needed to respond to an ongoing national crisis. “Make no mistake: This is an emergency,” McCain said. In addition to Sessions, Republican Sens. Bob Corker of Tennessee and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin voted no. Four senators did not vote: Republicans Thad Cochran of Mississippi and Jerry Moran of Kansas and Democrats Claire McCaskill of Missouri and Jeff Merkley of Oregon.

any cancer patient doesn’t need to give up their dreams.” Information about Hall’s journey and a link to his fundraising goal can be found on his Facebook page. Hall is a family therapist who grew up in Oregon and moved back after working in Kansas for many years. He was diagnosed with leukemia in 2006, and with lymphoma shortly after a different form of cancer claimed the life of his wife in 2010. “One of the things I’ve learned as a therapist and a patient myself, when you get that diagnosis, it’s so scary and overwhelming, it’s pretty easy to give up your dream and drive,” Hall said. “I did, too. I knew better, but I kind of dropped all my dreams and went into survival mode.” Hall had always loved to be active. He’d done triathlons in years past, and had once dreamed of swimming the English Channel. But after his wife’s death, with his own illness hitting hard, he felt as if everything had been stripped away. He remembers thinking: “I just don’t feel like the strong, active guy I’ve always been. I need to find Dean again. I’m going to start swimming.” He didn’t get sicker. In fact, he started to feel better, both emotionally and physically. about (last) “Along November it hit me, this is all fine and good, but it’s pretty

BUSH Continued from Page A1 and political director Ron Kaufman, McGrath said. His children, including former President George W. Bush and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, will be there, McGrath said. Kennebunkport is a special place for the president. As a boy, he visited the family home at Walker’s Point every summer, except during

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“The congregation is just thrilled that the school board accepted our proposal,” Beville said. “We’re grateful to be able to support our community, and especially the school district, in this way.” Reporter Chelsea Davis can be reached at 541-2691222, ext. 239, or by email at chelsea.davis@theworldlink.com. Follow her on Twitter: @ChelseaLeeDavis.

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can’t guarantee anything.” After the fire, Pony Village Mall offered the congregation a space to worship. In February, the church moved in with the Coos Bay United Methodist Church, where Beville has been the pastor since July 2010. “We’re working toward a merge of the two congregations,” Beville said. The lot has sat empty since February 2013, when the church was torn down.

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The Rev.Jerry Steele, formerly of North Bend's First United Methodist Church, turns away from the fire scene in 2012. Steele pronounced the structure a “complete loss,” and at the time vowed to rebuild his church. On Monday, the church donated the property to the North Bend School District.

“We’ve talked about maybe a pre-K, maybe a gym at Hillcrest, but again they’ve got a street to cross,” Yester said of the district’s wish list. “I don’t know what will happen there for sure; I

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self-centered and absorbed. It doesn’t really match who I believe I am,” he said. “My mission and purpose in life is to help others. How can I reclaim myself while still fulfilling my purpose in life?” “Swimming in Miracles” was born, and at the same time, Hall said, the miracles themselves began. He spoke to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and found the organization would be in the middle of a fundraiser push right when he was thinking about starting his swim. He visited with the Willamette Riverkeeper and found support and excitement for his cause. Director Travis Williams told Hall he was the first to make such an attempt and provided him with valuable guide and river condition information. Eugene residents Lou English and Al Grapel, certified water rescue instructors, helped scout out the areas he planned to swim and worked with his father, Dick Hall of Portland, who is kayaking alongside him to provide support. (The elder Hall also is battling lymphoma.) Best of all, Hall said, he hasn’t been sore, a factor that greatly surprised him and one he calls yet another miracle. Hall is wearing a wetsuit for his journey and carries an iPhone in a watertight bag inside it, secured to the small of his back, just in case he and his father get separated. He also has a knife strapped to his leg to cut himself free of any test lines or tow ropes that might cross his path. He was banged up on rocks in the rapids the first day and had a close call with some floating logs, but otherwise hasn’t had many

complications. Pollution? He isn’t worried. Fifty years ago things were terrible, yes, he said, the days but these Riverkeeper group keeps a close eye on potential contamination. The problems at the Superfund site near Sauvie Island are all in the sediment some 40 feet below, not in the waters he’ll be swimming. He also made it without incident through the area where effluent from the Pacific and Cascade Georgia-Pacific pulp and paper plants at Halsey had been flowing into the Willamette, 15 miles upstream from Corvallis. Cascade The dredging Pacific has been doing to improve the water flow made a huge difference, he said. On his left wrist, flashing through the water as he swims, Hall wears two rubber bracelets. One carries his motto: “Swimming in Miracles.” The other carries the motto of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: “Relentless.” Family and friends say that second word fits Hall well, although he quipped he prefers the term, “Strongminded.” However, he said, he’s learning through his swimming that being relentless doesn’t mean just putting your head down and soldiering on. “That’s a horrible way to go through life. It may be successful, but it’s not very fun,” he said. That’s why he doesn’t think about the miles he’s swum or the miles he has left to go. “I just concentrate on being in the river, being healthy, watching the bubbles go by.”

World War II. The retreat was later dubbed his “summer White House.” During his presidential years, Bush was known for jogging, tennis and fastpaced golf but now uses a wheelchair or scooter because of a form of parkinsonism that has robbed him of use of his legs. “He’s lost his mobility, but he hasn’t lost his heart. He’s still the genuine person that we’ve come to cherish,” said Ken Raynor, a friend and pro

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Senate GOP stops student loan bill WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans on The Associated Press Wednesday blocked legisla- Rebecca Jasen, of Amherst, N.Y., attends a Tumblr forum where tion aimed at letting people President Barack Obama answered questions from the State Dining refinance their student loans Room of the White House on Tuesday. at lower rates, a pre-ordained outcome that gave Democrats Senate: billionaires or stuStudent loan debt has a fresh election-year talking dents,” said Warren. “A vote topped $1 trillion and point against the GOP. on this legislation is a vote to emerged as a drag on the The 56-38 vote fell short give millions of young people economy and on middleof the 60 that would have a fair shot at building their class families across the been needed to advance to future.” country, making it a ripe tardebate on the measure by Republicans said the bill get for politicians ahead of Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D- wouldn’t have done anything midterm elections where Mass. Her bill would have let to lower education costs or Democrats risk losing their millions of borrowers, some reduce borrowing, and they Senate majority. with years-old debt and accused Democrats of playing Wednesday’s vote folinterest rates topping 7 per- politics by highlighting an lowed two days where cent or more, refinance at issue that was bound to fail. President Barack Obama today’s lower rates. “The Senate Democrats’ highlighted the issue from The bill would have been bill isn’t really about students the White House, announcpaid for with the so-called at all. It’s really all about ing executive action to let Buffett Rule, which sets min- Senate Democrats,” said more borrowers to cap their imum tax rates for people Minority Leader Mitch monthly payments at 10 perMcConnell, R-Ky. “They cent of their income and making over $1 million. “With this vote we show want an issue to campaign on answering questions about the American people who we to save their own hides this the issue on the social networking site Tumblr. work for in the United States November.”

WASHINGTON (AP) — Political polarization in America has broken out of the voting booth. A new survey from the Pew Research Center finds Americans are divided by ideology and partisanship not only when they cast ballots, but also in choosing where to live, where to get their news and with whom to associate. And peaceful coexistence is increasingly difficult. According to the poll, the share of Americans who hold across-the-board conservative or liberal views has doubled in the last decade, from 10 percent in 2004 to 21 percent today. Only 39 percent of Americans have an even mix of liberal and conservative positions, down from 49 percent 10 years ago. The numbers of ideological purists are larger among the politically engaged than the general public, suggesting the ideological stalemates that have become more common in

Washington and statehouses around the country are likely to continue. A third of those who say they regularly vote in primaries have all-ornothing ideological views, as do 41 percent who say they have donated money to a campaign. And among partisans, ideological purity is now the standard. Majorities in both parties hold either uniformly liberal (on the Democratic side) or conservative (among the GOP) views. The shift toward ideological purity has been more visible among Republicans due to the popularity of the tea party, but the survey found it’s happening in nearly equal measure among Democrats. Those differences in visibility are partly due to the Democratic hold on the White House, according to Pew Research Center Vice President Michael Dimock. “Levels of alarm about the direction of the nation, and about the ‘threat’ the other

party poses to the country, are substantially higher on the right than on the left right now, and at least in part this reflects the fact that Barack Obama is in the White House,” Dimock said. But Democrats have expressed their share of distrust in the past, he noted in an email. “Democrats felt pretty passionately about George W. Bush and the GOP in his second term,” he said. The survey used a battery of 10 questions on issues such as regulation of business, use of the military, the environment and immigration to assess ideological leanings. Across nine of the 10 issues tested, the views of Democrats and Republicans have grown further apart since 1994. About 8 in 10 Democrats say they have an unfavorable opinion of the Republican Party, and for 82 percent of Republicans, the feeling is mutual. This cross-party dislike has increased by double digits on both sides.

For White House, there’s little joy in Cantor’s defeat WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, the White House saw House Majority Leader Eric Cantor as a chief driver of Republicans’ staunch opposition to nearly all of President Barack Obama’s agenda. Now, Cantor’s stunning primary loss seems likely to make politics even more difficult for Obama. Rather than opening a pathway for the president, Cantor’s defeat could push Republicans more to the

right and harden the House GOP’s hostility toward the White House, virtually dooming Obama’s efforts to pass a legacy-building immigration bill or other major legislation. Robert Gibbs, a longtime Obama adviser, said any glee at the White House over Cantor’s defeat was “quickly replaced by the reality that this is the end of anything productive getting done legislatively in Congress either this year or maybe

for the next several years.” Cantor, the No. 2 Republican in the House, was soundly defeated by his tea party-backed opponent, a little-known economics professor named David Brat, in Virginia’s GOP primary Tuesday. Despite being massively outspen, Brat rode a wave of public anger over calls for more lenient immigration laws, reducing the prospects that House Republicans might take up a bill this year.

The day after his defeat, Cantor announced he would serve out his term but resign his leadership post this summer, sparking a flurry of maneuvering among GOP lawmakers eager to take his spot. Cantor threw his support behind Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California, the House GOP whip and thirdranking leader. Rep. Pete Sessions of Texas also made clear his interest in being considered when House

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Sunni militant group vows to march on Baghdad BAGHDAD (AP) — The alQaida-inspired group that captured two key Sunni-dominated cities in Iraq this week vowed on Thursday to march on to Baghdad, raising fears about the Shiite-led government’s ability to slow the assault following the insurgents’ lightning gains. Fighters from the militant group known as the Islamic State of Iraq

and the Levant took Saddam Hussein’s hometown of Tikrit on Wednesday as soldiers and security forces abandoned their posts and yielded ground once controlled by U.S. troops. That seizure followed the capture of much of Mosul, Iraq’s second-largest city, the previous day. The group and its allies among local tribesmen also hold the city of

Fallujah and other pockets of the Sunni-dominated Anbar province to the west of Baghdad. Baghdad does not appear to be in imminent danger from a similar assault, although Sunni insurgents have stepped up car bombings and suicide attacks in recent months. The capital, with its large Shiite population, would be a far harder target for the militants. So far,

Islamic State fighters have stuck to the Sunni heartland and former Sunni insurgent strongholds where people are already alienated by the Shiite-led government over allegations of discrimination and mistreatment. The militants also would likely meet far stronger resistance, not only from government forces but by Shiite militias if they tried to advance on the capital.

In contrast, online video posted Thursday showed some Tikrit residents celebrating the militant takeover. As Islamic State fighters drove through largely empty streets in a captured military Humvee and a pickup truck mounted with an anti-aircraft gun, what appeared to be a few dozen people shouted “God is great,” and celebratory gunfire could be heard.

After lull, U.S. drone strikes kill 13 in Pakistan ISLAMABAD (AP) — Missiles from U.S. drones slammed into militant hideouts overnight in northwestern Pakistan, killing 13 suspected insurgents and marking the resumption of the CIA-led program after a nearly sixmonth break, officials said Thursday. The two separate drone strikes sparked swift condemnation by the Pakistani government. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement that the strikes, are a violation of Pakistani sovereignty and territorial integrity. In the first strike, which came late Wednesday, a suspected American drone fired two missiles at a militant hideout in the North Waziristan tribal area near the Afghan border, killing three militants. Then, early Thursday a suspected U.S. missile strike targeted another militant compound in North Waziristan, killing at least 10 people, Pakistani intelligence officials said.

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A touch of Bandon at U.S. Open The U.S. Open started this morning on the other side of the country. But folks around Bandon Dunes will be watching as much as possible this weekend because of ties to the resort in the tournament. This year’s tournament is being played at Pinehurst No. 2, a revered layout in North Carolina widely regarded as one of the best courses in the country. The course was built in 1907 by Donald Ross, but was restored in the past few years by renowned architects Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw. That duo SPORTS built both the Bandon Trails and Bandon Preserve courses at the resort here. “It’s exciting that these people that we’ve met and have built our courses JOHN here restored GUNTHER Pinehurst No. 2,” said Scott Millhouser, who looks out at the two Bandon Dunes courses every workday in his role as head pro at Bandon Trails. “They are amazing architects — just artists,” Millhouser said. Coore and Crenshaw didn’t change the design of Pinehurst, instead using historic photos to make the course like it originally was. But Millhouser said there are definite similarities to Bandon Trails, especially in the bunkers. “They’re not just clear-cut bunkers, but more natural,” he said. “They’re deep. They flash up (on the sides). You can tell it’s Coore-Crenshaw bunkering.” Pinehurst also is a links-style course like those at the resort here. “Just seeing the turf conditions not just being dark green,” Millhouser said. “You can see where the course is going to play firm and fast, just like Bandon Trails does.” Coore and Crenshaw are wellliked at Bandon Dunes. “They’re just great guys,” Millhouser said. “They’re the down-to-earth, nicest guys you’d ever meet. It’s nice to see them have this type of recognition.” “They’re extremely cool, gracious, nice people,” said Ken Nice, the director of agronomy at Bandon Dunes, who worked closely with the pair while the two courses here were being built. Both Millhouser and Nice are naturally prone to want to watch the four major tournaments — the Masters, U.S. Open, British Open and PGA Championship, and plan to watch as they have time this weekend. Nice will be helping coach the Class 4A-3A-2A All-Star basketball series Friday and Saturday and Millhouser is playing in a tournament himself Saturday, but both hope to watch as much as possible. “I would be more or less glued to the TV if it wasn’t for the basketball,” Nice said. Next year will be the same. The 2015 U.S. Open is at Chambers Bay in Washington. Not only will the tournament be in the Northwest for the first time, but the course near Seattle is run by KemperSports, the same company that manages Bandon Dunes. “Next year, I’m very excited to have a U.S. Open in the Northwest, especially a sister course, and a links course,” Millhouser said. And Chambers Bay has more than a little connection to Bandon Dunes, through a succession of workers who have left the resort here to work there. They include General Manager Matt Allen, who was the assistant general manager in Bandon before taking the job in Washington as that course was being built. The superintendent at Chambers Bay, Josh Lewis, played golf for Marshfield High School and worked on the greens crew at Bandon Trails. The director of agronomy, Eric Johnson, is a North Bend graduate and was superintendent for the Bandon Dunes course at the resort. Two other key staffers at Chambers Bay also are from Bandon Dunes. Jamie Fay is the marketing and communications director and Nyk Pike, the director of golf operations, was the first assistant at Pacific Dunes. “There’s definitely a good tiein there,” Millhouser said.

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Sandra Bullock will coach the new Southwestern Oregon Community College men’s and women’s swim program this fall.

SWOCC adds swimming program BY JOHN GUNTHER The World

COOS BAY — Southwestern Oregon Community College often has been on the cutting edge for two-year schools, over the years adding dorms and the Oregon Coast Cullinary Institute among other things. Now the Lakers are doing the same in sports adding a swimming program — the only one in the Northwest among community colleges. The Lakers hired Bay Area resident Sandra Bullock to head the new program and Bullock has started recruiting for her first team and trying to put together a schedule knowing that no other similar schools offer the sport. “It’s great for the community and for the region,” said Bullock, who expects to have swimmers from several states when the

school year starts in September. Bullock retired from a career in the U.S. Coast Guard and now works as an administrator at KLight Radio. She has helped coach youth swimming at Mingus Park pool the past three years. She coached softball both while she was at the Coast Guard Academy and stationed in Alabama and has volunteered as coach for a number of other sports over the years, including basketball and Little League baseball. “I coach for the love of the sport and an opportunity to have an impact on kids’ lives,” she said. “It’s an opportunity to have an impact on a different level — to help them from an academic and athletic standpoint.” SWOCC athletic director Mike Herbert said the athletic department added swimming as a way to boost enrollment in the college. SWOCC is reinstating or

adding forestry, computer science and criminal justice programs, he said. “We looked at what can we do to help with enrollment,” Herbert said. Swimming is a sport that is growing in participation at the youth and high school levels. But aside from California, which has several schools with the sport in its junior college ranks, no other two-year schools west of Iowa have swim teams, he said. SWOCC hopes to give local swimmers an opportunity to continue their careers in college and also to provide an opportunity for swimmers in the region who aren’t quite good enough to compete in Division I or Division II schools. Oregon State University, Boise State University and the University of Washington offer swimming at the Division I level, while a few smaller four-year schools in

Oregon and Washington also offer the sport. Those schools will provide the majority of the competition for the Lakers during the regular season. “They’re all supportive,” Bullock said. “They are going to host duals with just us.” The Lakers already have scheduled duals with Willamette, Pacific, Pacific Lutheran and Seattle-Pacific, she said. “The four-years have been very helpful and receptive,” Herbert said. “They can use it as a recruiting tool. We can use it as a way to help (the swimmers) get recruited.” The Lakers will compete in NJCAA, which has a national meet that swimmers qualify for by meeting standards during the season. Next year’s national meet will be in Buffalo. SEE SWIMMING | B5

Cheserek gives Ducks good start at NCAA meet Freshman wins 10,000 to give Oregon first-day lead ■

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Oregon’s Edward Cheserek races to the finish line while secondplace finisher Shadrack Kipchirchir of Oklahoma State follows during the men’s 10,000-meter race at the NCAA outdoor track and field championships Wednesday.

EUGENE (AP) — Oregon freshman Edward Cheserek surged on the final lap to win the 10,000 meters at the NCAA track and field championships Wednesday night. Cheserek won in a personal-best 28 minutes, 30.18 seconds, smoking the field with a 53.31-second final lap. He is the first freshman to win the event since UTEP’s Suleiman Nyambui in 1979. “I was just like ‘Run smart, relax until the last 400 to go, so I have more energy to kick the last lap,’ you know?” he said. Cheserek has not lost an NCAA title race, winning the cross country title in November and the 3,000 and 5,000 at the indoor championships. Oklahoma State senior Shadrack Kipchirchir was second and Wisconsin senior Mohammed Ahmed finished third in the event, the highlight of the opening day of the championships at Oregon’s Hayward Field. The Ducks picked up five more points in the 10,000 when Trevor Dunbar finished fifth and Parker Stinson was eighth. That gave Oregon the first-day lead with 15 points. Texas was second with 11 1/2. Cheserek also will run the 5,000 on Friday night. He will face Arizona senior Lawi Lalang, who was the defending champion in the 10K but is running the

Clark vaults on Friday THE WORLD North Bend graduate Sammie Clark competes in the women’s pole vault Friday for the University of Oregon at the NCAA championships. Clark, a senior, is completing her career for the Ducks. She was a twotime state champion and is the school record holder for North Bend. The pole vault starts at 3:15 p.m. Friday. 1,500 and 5,000 this year. Lalang has eight NCAA titles. The Ducks entered the meet ranked No. 1 in the nation by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Oregon has won eight straight Pac-12 titles and claimed the NCAA indoor title, but the team hasn’t won an outdoor championship since 1984. Second-ranked Florida and thirdranked Texas A&M were the co-champions last year, when the outdoor championships also were held at Hayward Field. SEE TRACK | B5

McDowell, Na are early leaders in U.S. Open PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Open began Thursday with a rustic look, cloud cover and more birdies than some might have expected. Brandt Snedeker rolled in a short putt for his fourth birdie in seven holes to put his name atop the leaderboard early in the day before he gave back three strokes along the way, eventually finishing at 1-under, one behind Graeme McDowell and Kevin Na. Several others also had good starts, including Phil Mickelson, who got to 2-under at one point before dropping back to even par for his round. Matt Kuchar finished at 1under while youngsters Jordan Spieth and Ricky Fowler also were in the mix. Mickelson reached 2 under with a wedge into 4 feet on the

14th hole, quickly raising his hopes of getting another shot at the major that has tormented him. After three days of sunshine and stifling heat, the U.S. Open began under thick cloud cover that allowed the putting surfaces to retain their moisture. Just under three hours into the championship, 14 players already were under par. The expectations have rarely been so high at a U.S. Open for Lefty, and it was critical for him to at least start well. He extended his U.S. Open record last year at Merion with his sixth runner-up finish. A month later he won the British Open, meaning the U.S. Open is all he needs to join that elite group of five players with the career Grand Slam. It all started at Pinehurst No. 2

in 1999, when Payne Stewart made a 15-foot par putt on the final to beat Mickelson by one shot. Mickelson became a father the next day. Stewart died in a freak plane crash four months later. But this is a different Pinehurst. The resort hired Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw to restore the natural look of more than a half-century ago to this Ross masterpiece. Some 40 acres of sod was removed, and now there are vast expanses of what appears to be sandy dunes. This U.S. Open effectively has no rough. The amount of sprinklers was reduced by nearly 60 percent, and they are in a single row in the middle of fairways. So the course has a very brown look to it, especially around the edges. Players have

been raving about it all week, even though they knew what was in store for them. So far, however, it has been a kind and gentle No. 2 course. Not everyone was having an easy time with it. Cameron Wilson, the NCAA champion from Stanford who got in as an alternate, made only one par in six holes and played the front nine in 40. Defending champion Justin Rose already was 2 over through five holes. Rory McIlroy and Henrik Stenson were 1 over. Stenson and Masters champion Bubba Watson are the only players who have a chance to reach No. 1 in the world this week. Watson and world No. 1 Adam Scott are playing in the same group. They were to play in the afternoon.


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Timbers rally for 2-2 draw with FC Dallas PORTLAND (AP) — Pa Modou Kah scored in stoppage time and the Portland Timbers rallied for a 2-2 draw with FC Dallas on Wednesday night in the last scheduled game before Major League Soccer takes a break for the World Cup. Fabian Castillo and Blaz Perez scored for injury-depleted FC Dallas in the first half, but Portland’s Will Johnson narrowed it on a penalty kick in the 79th minute in the chippy match that saw two Dallas players sent off with red cards. Both teams were playing on a short turnaround. Dallas FC (67-4) was coming off a 3-2 victory over Colorado on Saturday. The Timbers (4-4-8) are winless at home in their last four matches. Portland beat Real Salt Lake 3-1 on Saturday, the team’s first victory at Rio Tinto since joining MLS in 2011.

Defender Kah returned to the starting lineup after sitting out the RSL match with sore Achilles tendons. Defender Jack Jewsbury was a reserve after starting 12 matches this season. Dallas has been hit hard by injuries. It was without defenders Matt Hedges and Walker Zimmerman. Midfielders Michel, Mauro Diaz and Hendry Thomas did not play, either. Rauwshan McKenzie thought he had a goal for the Timbers in the 10th minute, but Johnson was offside. Castillo put FC Dallas in front with a header toward the box that he chased down himself and buried in the left corner past Timbers goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts. It was his fifth goal of the season. FC Dallas made it 2-0 with Perez’s hard boot from out front in the 39th minute. He also has five goals.

Johnson caught Dallas goalkeeper Raul Fernandez out of his goal in the 62nd minute, but the shot sailed over the net. Johnson was able to beat Fernandez on the penalty kick to spoil the shutout. Dallas’ Moises Hernandez and Perez each were sent off with red cards in the final minutes as the match got heated. Castillo headed toward Ricketts and bumped a referee as time ran out, and had to be restrained by teammates. The Timbers held a moment of silence for Emilio Hoffman, the 14-year-old Reynolds High School freshman who was killed Tuesday in a shooting at the school east of Portland. Hoffman was a soccer player and fan who wore No. 29 for the high school team. The Timbers Army supporters group honored Hoffman by waving their scarves in the 29th minute.

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FC Dallas defender Stephen Keel argues a call as he receives a yellow card during the Portland Timbers 2-2 draw with FC Dallas on Wednesday.

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Alinee Aquino, 7, of San Diego, wears United States themed sunglasses outside of the Sao Paulo FC training center where the U.S. is holding its training in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Wednesday.

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Portugal and FIFA Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo. RIO DE JANEIRO — They close group play against champion Brazil’s day has finally three-time Germany, the world’s secarrived. The sun rises today on a ond-ranked team. tropical nation hosting its first World Cup in 64 years. American Jones was Nearly half the world’s popu- part of German team lation, well over 3 billion SAO PAULO — American spectators, is expected to midfielder Jermaine Jones watch soccer’s premier event says he won’t celebrate if he and get a glimpse of the scores against Germany on country that in two years will June 26. host the Summer Olympics. The 32-year-old was born Soccer will take the spot- in Frankfurt and played three light when play begins with exhibitions for the Germans Brazil and Croatia meeting in in 2008. But he was among Sao Paulo on Thursday. the final cuts by coach Brazilians are hungry to see Joachim Loew from the their soccer juggernaut European Championship rosdeliver a record sixth World ter, and Jones switched alleCup crown to a nation desir- giance to the United States, ing something — anything — where his father was born. to celebrate after enduring a Jones made his U.S. year of grueling protests and national team debut in strikes. October 2010 and has gone on to score twice in 42 ESPN hires Donovan for appearances. coverage of tournament He said Wednesday: “I LOS ANGELES — ESPN think it’s in respect. I grew up hired Landon Donovan to in this country. They gave me offer commentary on the U.S. a lot. I have my first cap for soccer team he was cut from the national team in Germany. I’m happy, too, just before the World Cup. The 32-year-old Donovan, that Joachim Loew gave me the American career leader in this chance.” goals and assists, was dropped last month in a high- Ref from United States ly debated move by coach will work Saturday match Jurgen Klinsmann. Donovan SAO PAULO — American made his debut during referee Mark Geiger has been ESPN’s two-hour World Cup selected for his first World preview show. Cup duty when Colombia plays Greece on Saturday. Klinsmann says U.S. FIFA also said Thursday should not expect title that England vs. Italy in SAO PAULO — Jurgen Manaus will be refereed by Klinsmann maintains the Bjorn Kuipers of the United States shouldn’t be Netherlands. Kuipers is arguably expected to win the World Cup, even if that stance is Europe’s top official and refupsetting to some fans back ereed the Brazil-Spain Confederations Cup final last home. “I think for us now, talk- June, and the Real Madriding about winning a World Atletico Madrid city derby at Cup is just not realistic,” the the Champions League final American coach said last month. Geiger is a 39-year-old Wednesday during his first news conference in Brazil professional referee and forbefore the tournament. mer high school teacher from “First, we’ve got to make it Beachwood, New Jersey. The Colombia-Greece through the group. So let’s stay with our feet on the match opens the Group C ground and say let’s get that program. group first done, and then Police clash with the sky is the limit.” Klinsmann won the 1990 protesters World Cup as a player for SAO PAULO — Brazilian West Germany and coached police have clashed with Germany to the 2006 semifi- anti-World Cup protesters nals. He caused a stir last trying to block part of the weekend when he was quoted main highway leading to the by The New York Times stadium that hosts the openMagazine as saying in a ing match of the tournament. December interview “we Images aired by the Globo cannot win this World Cup, TV network showed riot because we are not at that police using tear gas and rublevel yet.” ber truncheons to disperse The Americans open about 50 demonstrators. Monday against Ghana, the Police moved in after the team that eliminated them demonstrators refused to from the last two World clear the highway. No injuries Cups, then play No. 4 or arrests were reported.


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Rangers win to stay alive in Stanley Cup finals NEW YORK (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist and some soft ice in front of his net kept the New York Rangers in the Stanley Cup finals. Lundqvist made 40 saves in the Rangers’ 2-1 victory in Game 4 that kept the Los Angeles Kings from a sweep on Wednesday night. Twice Los Angeles put the puck on the goal line without getting it all the way across. The last came with 1:11 left in the game when Rangers forward Derek Stepan pushed the puck out of danger after it got behind Lundqvist. “It’s probably the product of moving a lot,” Lundqvist said. “I stay deep in the net, so there’s a lot of snow there.” “I thought I had it because I felt the puck, felt like I got a good piece of it on that deflection. I was yelling at the ref to blow the whistle. Then I realized it was behind me for a couple seconds.” Benoit Pouliot and Martin St. Louis each scored for the Rangers. Los Angeles leads the series 3-1 and will get its second shot to claim the Cup for the second time in three years Friday night at home. “We would have liked to

finish it tonight, but having the next game back at home, that is where we are comfortable,” Kings defenseman Drew Doughty said. “We are in front of our fans, we are at the Staples Center, we are on good ice. I’m looking forward to it.” According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Lundqvist is the first goaltender to record at least 40 saves in an elimination regulation win in the Cup finals since the NHL began recording saves as an official statistic in the 1950s. “Hank stood on his head,” Stepan said. “He made some big saves in some big times for us. Hank stood tall and he’s a big part of why we are going back to LA.” Pouliot scored 7:25 into the first period and St. Louis added a goal in the second. New York squandered multiple two-goal advantages in losing the first two games in overtime in Los Angeles. Not this time. Lundqvist and the Rangers continued their mastery of extending their season. New York is 11-2 in the past 13 games when facing elimination, and Lundqvist was in goal for all

of them. Madison Square Garden had a different feel than the festive atmosphere of Game 3 when the Rangers returned home from Los Angeles. There were no T-shirts draped over the seats, and some of the seats in primeviewing areas were empty. But as the Rangers started to score, the crowd slowly came alive, roaring in approval. The Rangers also have won an NHL-record eight consecutive home games when facing elimination, dating to 2008, behind Lundqvist. “This is do-or-die,” St. Louis said. “Before the game, we were in our game-day routine. We’re a confident bunch. We’ve done great things. “We got our first one, and I’m sure that’s going to help our mood.” The Kings pressed for the tying goal in the third period and outshot the Rangers 15-1 in the frame and 41-19 overall. “I think we sat back a little too much in the third period. But we didn’t blow the lead this time,” Stepan said. Two nights after Jonathan

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Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist blocks a shot by Tanner Pearson during New York’s 2-1 win in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals Wednesday. Quick stopped 32 shots in a 3-0 victory that put the Kings on the brink of another championship, Pouliot got a puck past him. St. Louis then put in a rebound at the left post 6:27 into the second, giving the Rangers their fifth two-goal lead of the series. But just like in Games 1 and 2, a two-goal deficit sparked the Kings. At the tail end of a Rangers power play, New York defenseman Dan Girardi

broke his stick and lost the puck to Kings captain Dustin Brown for a breakaway the other way. Brown made several moves in front of Lundqvist before tucking a forehand inside the right post to make it 2-1 with 11:13 left in the second. “He made some good saves, but we didn’t test him,” Brown said of the Rangers goalie. “Enough or make it hard enough on him.”

The Kings had a chance to get even, but the Rangers killed Dominic Moore’s cross-checking penalty late in the period. Jeff Carter then got behind G i ra rd i b e fo re b e i n g stopped on a breakaway by Lundqvist. Pouliot broke Quick’s shutout streak at 123 minutes, 1 second. New York hadn’t scored since Derick Brassard’s second-period goal in Game 2.

Scoreboard On The Air Today NBA Basketball — Finals, Game 4, San Antonio at Miami, 6 p.m., ABC. Golf — U.S. Open, 6 a.m., and 2 p.m., ESPN, and noon, NBC. Major League Baseball — Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh, 4 p.m., WGN; New York Yankees at Seattle, 7 p.m., Root Sports. World Cup Soccer — Brazil vs. Croatia, 1 p.m., ESPN. Friday, June 13 Golf — U.S. Open, 6 a.m., and 2 p.m., ESPN, and noon, NBC. Hockey — Stanley Cup finals, Game 5, New York Rangers at Los Angeles, 4 p.m., NBC. Major League Baseball — Chicago Cubs at Philadelphia, 4 p.m., WGN; Texas at Seattle, 7 p.m., Root Sports. World Cup Soccer — Mexico vs. Cameroon, 9 a.m., ESPN2; Spain vs. Netherlands, noon, ESPN; Chile vs. Australia, 3 p.m., ESPN2. Auto Racing — NASCAR Sprint Cup Quicken Loans 400, practice at 8 a.m. and qualifying at 12:30 p.m., Fox Sports 1; NASCAR Nationwide Series Michigan, practice at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., Fox Sports 1. Saturday, June 14 Major League Baseball — Kansas City at Chicago White Sox, 11 a.m., WGN; Minnesota at Detroit, 1 p.m., Fox Sports 1; Los Angeles Angels at Atlanta, 4 p.m., Fox; Texas at Seattle, 7 p.m., Root Sports. College Baseball — College World Series, Texas vs. UC Irvine, noon, ESPN2; Louisville vs. Vanderbilt, 5 p.m., ESPN2. World Cup Soccer — Colombia vs. Greece, 9 a.m., ABC; Uruguay vs. Costa Rica, noon, ABC; England vs. Italy, 3 p.m., ESPN; Ivory Coast vs. Japan, 6 p.m., ESPN. Auto Racing — NASCAR Nationwide Series Ollie’s Bargain Outlet 250, qualifying at 7:30 a.m., ESPN2, and race at 11 a.m., ESPN; NHRA Ford Thunder Valley Nationals, 3 p.m., ESPN2; NASCAR Camping World Struck Series Gateway, 5:30 p.m., Fox Sports 1; 24 Hours of Le Mans, 11 p.m., Fox Sports 1.

Local Schedule Today Babe Ruth Baseball — BASA at Florence, 6 p.m.; Myrtle Point vs. Grocery Outlet, 8 p.m., Clyde Allen Field. Friday, June 13 No local events scheduled. Saturday, June 14 Babe Ruth Baseball — Reedsport at Myrtle Point, 1 p.m.; Florence at Coquille, 1 p.m.

Pro Basketball NBA Finals (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) All games on ABC Thursday, June 5 San Antonio 110, Miami 95 Sunday, June 8 Miami 98, San Antonio 96 Tuesday, June 10 San Antonio 111, Miami 92, San Antonio leads series 2-1 Today San Antonio at Miami, 6 p.m. Sunday, June 15 x-Miami at San Antonio, 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 17 x-San Antonio at Miami, 6 p.m. Friday, June 20 x-Miami at San Antonio, 6 p.m.

Pro Baseball American League East Division W L Pct GB Toronto 39 28 .582 — 1 Baltimore 33 31 .516 4 ⁄2 1 New York 33 31 .516 4 ⁄2 Boston 29 36 .446 9 Tampa Bay 25 42 .373 14 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 33 28 .541 — Kansas City 33 32 .508 2 1 Chicago 33 33 .500 2 ⁄2 1 Cleveland 33 33 .500 2 ⁄2 1 Minnesota 31 33 .484 3 ⁄2 West Division W L Pct GB 40 26 .606 — Oakland 1 Los Angeles 36 29 .554 3 ⁄2 1 Seattle 34 31 .523 5 ⁄2 Texas 32 34 .485 8 1 Houston 30 37 .448 10 ⁄2 Wednesday’s Games Minnesota 7, Toronto 2 Kansas City 4, Cleveland 1 Baltimore 6, Boston 0 Tampa Bay 6, St. Louis 3 Texas 6, Miami 0 Houston 5, Arizona 1 Chicago White Sox 8, Detroit 2 Oakland 7, L.A. Angels 1 N.Y. Yankees 4, Seattle 2 Today’s Games Toronto (Buehrle 10-2) at Baltimore (Gausman 1-1), 4:05 p.m. Cleveland (Tomlin 4-2) at Boston (Lester 6-7), 4:10 p.m. Arizona (Miley 3-6) at Houston (Feldman 3-4), 5:10 p.m. Detroit (Scherzer 7-2) at Chicago White Sox (Sale 5-0), 5:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Whitley 1-0) at Seattle (Elias 54), 7:10 p.m. Friday’s Games Toronto (Hutchison 4-4) at Baltimore (U.Jimenez 2-7), 4:05 p.m. Minnesota (Gibson 5-5) at Detroit (Smyly 3-4), 4:08 p.m.

Cleveland (Masterson 4-4) at Boston (Lackey 7-4), 4:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (Shoemaker 3-1) at Atlanta (Harang 4-5), 4:35 p.m. Kansas City (Guthrie 2-6) at Chicago White Sox (Quintana 3-6), 5:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (Cobb 1-4) at Houston (McHugh 43), 5:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Phelps 1-4) at Oakland (Gray 62), 7:05 p.m. Texas (Tepesch 2-2) at Seattle (F.Hernandez 81), 7:10 p.m.

National League East Division W L Pct GB — 35 29 .547 Washington Atlanta 34 30 .531 1 1 1 ⁄2 .523 34 31 Miami 1 New York 29 36 .446 6 ⁄2 1 Philadelphia 27 36 .429 7 ⁄2 Central Division W L Pct GB Milwaukee 39 27 .591 — St. Louis 34 32 .515 5 1 Pittsburgh 31 34 .477 7 ⁄2 Cincinnati 30 34 .469 8 111⁄2 26 37 .413 Chicago West Division W L Pct GB San Francisco 42 24 .636 — 35 32 .522 71⁄2 Los Angeles 1 Colorado 30 35 .462 11 ⁄2 1 San Diego 28 37 .431 13 ⁄2 Arizona 29 39 .426 14 Wednesday’s Games Pittsburgh 4, Chicago Cubs 2 Philadelphia 3, San Diego 0 Cincinnati 5, L.A. Dodgers 0 Milwaukee 3, N.Y. Mets 1 Tampa Bay 6, St. Louis 3 Texas 6, Miami 0 Houston 5, Arizona 1 Colorado 8, Atlanta 2 Washington 6, San Francisco 2 Today’s Games L.A. Dodgers (Greinke 8-2) at Cincinnati (Simon 8-3), 9:35 a.m. San Diego (Stults 2-7) at Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 1-6), 10:05 a.m. Atlanta (E.Santana 5-2) at Colorado (Chacin 04), 12:10 p.m. Washington (Treinen 0-2) at San Francisco (Hudson 6-2), 12:45 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Samardzija 2-5) at Pittsburgh (Volquez 3-5), 4:05 p.m. Milwaukee (Lohse 7-2) at N.Y. Mets (Niese 3-3), 4:10 p.m. Arizona (Miley 3-6) at Houston (Feldman 3-4), 5:10 p.m. Friday’s Games Chicago Cubs (Arrieta 1-1) at Philadelphia (R.Hernandez 2-4), 4:05 p.m. Pittsburgh (Locke 0-1) at Miami (Eovaldi 4-2), 4:10 p.m. San Diego (Cashner 2-5) at N.Y. Mets (Colon 55), 4:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (Shoemaker 3-1) at Atlanta (Harang 4-5), 4:35 p.m. Cincinnati (Bailey 7-3) at Milwaukee (Garza 44), 5:10 p.m. Washington (Zimmermann 5-2) at St. Louis (Lynn 6-4), 5:15 p.m. Arizona (C.Anderson 5-0) at L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 5-2), 7:10 p.m. Colorado (J.De La Rosa 6-5) at San Francisco (Lincecum 5-4), 7:15 p.m.

Wednesday’s Linescores Twins 7, Blue Jays 2 Minnesota 200 001 301 — 7 16 0 Toronto 000 000 020 — 2 10 1 P.Hughes, Burton (8), Fien (8) and K.Suzuki; Stroman, Korecky (7), Cecil (9) and Kratz, D.Navarro. W—P.Hughes 7-2. L—Stroman 3-1. Sv— Fien (1). HRs—Minnesota, Willingham (5).

Royals 4, Indians 1 Cleveland 000 001 000 — 1 8 1 Kansas City 002 100 10x — 4 11 1 Bauer, Rzepczynski (6), Axford (7), Outman (8) and Y.Gomes; Ventura, W.Davis (8), G.Holland (9) and S.Perez. W—Ventura 4-5. L—Bauer 1-3. Sv— G.Holland (19).

Orioles 6, Red Sox 0 Boston 000 000 000 — 0 4 0 Baltimore 300 100 02x — 6 9 1 R.De La Rosa, Mujica (6), Capuano (8) and Pierzynski; W.Chen, O’Day (8), Z.Britton (9) and Hundley. W—W.Chen 7-2. L—R.De La Rosa 1-2. HRs—Baltimore, C.Davis (10).

Ja.Turner, Slowey (5), Hatcher (8) and Realmuto; Darvish and Gimenez. W—Darvish 7-2. L—Ja.Turner 2-4.

Astros 5, Diamondbacks 1 Arizona 000 100 000 — 1 4 0 Houston 101 100 20x — 5 9 1 McCarthy, Putz (7), Thatcher (7), Harris (8) and M.Montero; Keuchel, Qualls (9) and J.Castro. W—Keuchel 8-3. L—McCarthy 1-9. HRs—Arizona, Hill (6). Houston, Carter 2 (12).

Phillies 3, Padres 0 San Diego 000 000 000 — 0 5 1 Philadelphia 000 000 003 — 3 6 0 T.Ross, Benoit (8), Vincent (9) and Rivera; Hamels, Papelbon (9) and Ruiz. W—Papelbon 21. L—Vincent 0-2. HRs—Philadelphia, Brignac (1).

Pirates 4, Cubs 2 Chicago 020 000 000 — 2 5 0 Pittsburgh 211 000 00x — 4 11 1 Hammel, Villanueva (6), Grimm (8) and Jo.Baker; Cumpton, Ju.Wilson (6), Watson (7), Melancon (8), Grilli (9) and R.Martin. W— Cumpton 2-2. L—Hammel 6-4. Sv—Grilli (10). HRs—Pittsburgh, A.McCutchen (10).

Reds 5, Angels 0 Los Angeles 000 000 000 — 0 5 0 Cincinnati 003 001 10x — 5 8 0 Ryu, Maholm (7) and Butera; Cueto, Ondrusek (7), M.Parra (7), Broxton (7), A.Chapman (9) and B.Pena. W—Cueto 6-5. L—Ryu 7-3. HRs— Cincinnati, Bruce (5).

Brewers 3, Mets 1 Milwaukee 001 110 000 — 3 11 0 New York 010 000 000 — 1 5 2 W.Peralta, Duke (7), Wooten (7), W.Smith (8), Fr.Rodriguez (9) and Lucroy; deGrom, Edgin (6), C.Torres (7), Eveland (8), Black (9) and Teagarden. W—W.Peralta 6-5. L—deGrom 0-3. Sv—Fr.Rodriguez (20).

Rockies 8, Braves 2 Atlanta 000 000 020 — 2 7 Colorado 301 011 20x — 8 13 Teheran, D.Carpenter (7), Varvaro (8) Gattis; Matzek, F.Morales (8), Hawkins (9) McKenry. W—Matzek 1-0. L—Teheran 6-4.

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Nationals 6, Giants 2 Washington 300 010 002 — 6 6 0 San Francisco 000 100 100 — 2 8 0 Roark, Storen (7), Clippard (8), Blevins (9) and Lobaton; M.Cain, Kontos (6), Affeldt (8), Petit (9), J.Lopez (9) and Posey. W—Roark 5-4. L—M.Cain 14. HRs—Washington, Werth (6).

College Baseball College World Series At TD Ameritrade Park Omaha Omaha, Neb. Double Elimination Saturday, June 14 Game 1 — UC Irvine (40-23) vs. Texas (43-19), noon Game 2 — Louisville (50-15) vs. Vanderbilt (4619), 5 p.m. Sunday, June 15 Game 3 — Texas Tech (45-19) vs. TCU (47-16), noon Game 4 — Virginia (49-14) vs. Mississippi (4619), 5 p.m.

Hockey NHL Playoffs STANLEY CUP FINALS (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Wednesday, June 4 Los Angeles 3, NY Rangers 2, OT Saturday, June 7 Los Angeles 5, NY Rangers 4, 2 OT Monday, June 10 Los Angeles 3, NY Rangers 0 Today NY Rangers 2, Los Angeles 1, Los Angeles leads series 3-1 Friday, June 13 x-NY Rangers at Los Angeles, 5 p.m. Monday, June 16 x-Los Angeles at NY Rangers, 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 18 x-NY Rangers at Los Angeles, 5 p.m.

Track & Field

White Sox 8, Tigers 2

NCAA Outdoor Championships

Detroit 000 100 100 — 2 9 1 Chicago 010 007 00x — 8 12 0 Verlander, Krol (6), Alburquerque (6), Knebel (7), Coke (8) and Avila; Joh.Danks, Guerra (8) and Nieto. W—Joh.Danks 5-5. L—Verlander 6-6. HRs—Chicago, J.Abreu (19).

Wednesday Hayward Field Eugene (All race distances in meters) Men 10,000 — 1, Edward Cheserek, Oregon, 28 minutes, 30.18 seconds. 2, Shadrack Kipchirchir, Oklahoma State, 28:32.31. 3, Mohammed Ahmed, Wisconsin, 28:43.82. 4, Kennedy Kithuka, Texas Tech, 28:46.21. 5, Trevor Dunbar, Oregon, 28:53.81. 6, Jim Rosa, Stanford, 28:57.51. 7, Joe Bosshard, Colorado, 29:01.23. 8, Parker Stinson, Oregon, 29:01.39. Pole vault — 1, Sam Kendricks, Mississippi, 18 feet, 8 1⁄4 inches. 2, Shawn Barber, Akron, 18-6 1 ⁄2. 3, Jake Blankenship, Tennessee, 18-2 1⁄2. 4, Peter Geraghty, Eastern Illinois, 18- 1⁄2. 5, (tie) Zach Seigmeier, Minnesota, and Chase Wolfle, 1 Texas A&M, 18- ⁄2. 7, (tie) Reese Watson, Texas, and Chris Pillow, Rice, 18- 1⁄2. Shot put — 1, Ryan Crouser, Texas, 69-3 1⁄2. 2, Stephen Mozia, Cornell, 67-1 1⁄2. 3, Nick Vena, Georgia, 66-1 3⁄4. 4, Richard Garrett, Texas-San Antonio, 66-1. 5, Stephen Saenz, Auburn, 64-10 3 ⁄4. 6, Stipe Zunic, Florida, 64-6 1⁄2. 7, Filip 1 Mihaljevic, Virginia, 64-2 ⁄4. 8, Curtis Jensen, Illinois State, 63-11 1⁄2. Women Hammer — 1, Julia Ratcliffe, Princeton, 219-5. 2, Emily Hunsucker, Colorado, 212-8. 3, Brooke Pleger, Bowling Green, 211-6. 4, Brittany Funk,

Athletics 7, Angels 1 Oakland 001 003 003 — 7 10 0 Los Angeles 000 100 000 — 1 10 1 Milone, Cook (7), Gregerson (8), Ji.Johnson (9) and Vogt; Weaver, Morin (6), Jepsen (7), Salas (8), Cor.Rasmus (9), Shoemaker (9) and Iannetta. W—Milone 4-3. L—Weaver 7-5. HRs— Oakland, Vogt (1).

Yankees 4, Mariners 2 New York 001 030 000 — 4 10 0 Seattle 000 000 002 — 2 6 1 Tanaka and McCann; C.Young, Wilhelmsen (6), Beimel (9) and Zunino. W—Tanaka 10-1. L—C.Young 5-4. HRs—New York, Teixeira (11). Seattle, Cano (3).

Rays 6, Cardinals 3 St. Louis 002 100 000 — 3 9 1 Tampa Bay 000 400 20x — 6 7 0 Wacha, C.Martinez (6), Choate (7), Maness (7) and Y.Molina; Bedard, Boxberger (5), Oviedo (6), C.Ramos (7), Balfour (7) and Hanigan. W—Oviedo 2-2. L—Wacha 4-5. Sv—Balfour (10).

Rangers 6, Marlins 0 Miami Texas

000 000 000 — 0 6 1 004 110 00x — 6 11 0

Akron, 210-11. 5, Denise Hinton, LSU, 210-9. 6, Jillian Weir, Oregon, 209-7. 7, Sara Savatovic, Kansas State, 209-4. 8, Erin Atkinson, Baylor, 206-8. Long jump — 1, Jenna Prandini, Oregon, 21-6. 2, Sha’Keela Saunders, Kentucky, 21-1 1⁄4. 3, 1 Kylie Price, UCLA, 21-1 ⁄4. 4, Lorraine Ugen, TCU, 21-0. 5, Chanice Porter, Georgia, 20-9. 6, 1 Jazmin McCoy, Nebraska, 20-8 ⁄2. 7, Sydney Conley, Kansas, 20-8. 8, Zinnia Miller, Iowa, 201 6 ⁄4. Javelin — 1, Fawn Miller, Florida, 190-8. 2, Avione Allgood, Oklahoma, 182-4. 3, Victoria Paterra, Miami-Ohio, 182-3. 4, Maggie Malone, Nebraska, 181-3. 5, Laura Loht, Penn State, 1786. 6, Freya Jones, Georgia, 174-1. 7, Sabine Kopplin, Virginia Tech, 173-4. 8, Hannah Carson, Texas Tech, 172-1.

Pro Soccer Major Leauge Soccer EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA D.C. United 7 4 4 25 22 16 Sporting KC 6 5 4 22 21 14 D.C. United 6 4 4 22 18 14 Toronto FC 6 4 1 19 15 13 New York 4 5 6 18 22 22 Columbus 4 5 6 18 18 18 Houston 5 9 2 17 16 29 Philadelphia 3 7 6 15 22 27 2 4 8 14 22 25 Chicago 2 7 4 10 13 26 Montreal WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Seattle 10 3 2 32 32 23 6 2 7 25 25 21 Real Salt Lake 6 5 4 22 21 18 Colorado 6 7 4 22 28 28 FC Dallas 5 2 6 21 25 20 Vancouver 4 4 8 20 28 27 Portland Los Angeles 4 3 5 17 16 11 San Jose 4 5 4 16 15 14 Chivas USA 2 7 5 11 14 26 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. Wednesday, June 11 D.C. United 4, Montreal 2 Portland 2, FC Dallas 2, tie Wednesday, June 25 Montreal at Vancouver, 7 p.m. Friday, June 27 Toronto FC at New York, 5 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at Portland, 8 p.m. Saturday, June 28 Seattle FC at D.C. United, 4 p.m. Philadelphia at New England, 4:30 p.m. FC Dallas at Columbus, 5 p.m. Vancouver at Colorado, 6 p.m. Real Salt Lake at Chivas USA, 7:30 p.m. Los Angeles at San Jose, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 29 Houston at Montreal, 4:30 p.m.

National Women’s Soccer League W L T Pts GF GA Seattle 9 0 2 29 25 9 FC Kansas City 6 4 3 21 21 16 Washington 6 5 1 19 21 22 Chicago 6 4 1 19 16 10 Western New York 4 6 2 14 20 16 Portland 4 4 2 14 10 15 Houston 4 7 1 13 15 21 Sky Blue FC 2 6 4 10 11 21 Boston 3 8 0 9 15 24 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. Wednesday, June 11 Boston 2, Washington 0 Houston 2, Western New York 1 Saturday, June 14 FC Kansas City at Houston, 6 p.m. Sunday, June 15 Sky Blue FC at Chicago, 11 a.m. Washington at Portland, 2 p.m.

World Cup FIRST ROUND

GROUP A Today At Sao Paulo Brazil vs. Croatia, 1 p.m. Friday, June 13 At Natal, Brazil Mexico vs. Cameroon, 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 17 At Fortaleza, Brazil Brazil vs. Mexico, noon Wednesday, June 18 At Manaus, Brazil Croatia vs. Cameroon, 3 p.m. Monday, June 23 At Brasilia, Brazil Brazil vs. Cameroon, 1 p.m. At Recife, Brazil Croatia vs. Mexico, 1 p.m.

GROUP B Friday, June 13 At Salvador, Brazil Spain vs. Netherlands, noon At Cuiaba, Brazil Chile vs. Australia, 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 18 At Rio de Janeiro Spain vs. Chile, noon At Porto Alegre, Brazil Netherlands vs. Australia, 9 a.m. Monday, June 23 At Curitiba, Brazil Spain vs. Australia, 9 a.m. At Sao Paulo Netherlands vs. Chile, 9 a.m.

GROUP C Saturday, June 14 At Belo Horizonte, Brazil Colombia vs. Greece, 9 a.m. At Recife, Brazil Ivory Coast vs. Japan, 6 p.m.

Thursday, June 19 At Brasilia, Brazil Colombia vs. Ivory Coast, 9 a.m. At Natal, Brazil Greece vs. Japan, 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 24 At Cuiaba, Brazil Colombia vs. Japan, 1 p.m. At Fortaleza, Brazil Greece vs. Ivory Coast, 1 p.m.

GROUP D Saturday, June 14 At Fortaleza, Brazil Uruguay vs. Costa Rica, noon At Manaus, Brazil England vs. Italy, 3 p.m. Thursday, June 19 At Sao Paulo Uruguay vs. England, noon Friday, June 20 At Recife, Brazil Costa Rica vs. Italy, 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 24 At Natal, Brazil Uruguay vs. Italy, 3 p.m. At Belo Horizonte, Brazil Costa Rica vs. England, 3 p.m.

GROUP E Sunday, June 15 At Brasilia, Brazil Switzerland vs. Ecuador, 9 a.m. At Porto Alegre, Brazil France vs. Honduras, noon Friday, June 20 At Salvador, Brazil Switzerland vs. France, noon At Curitiba, Brazil Ecuador vs. Honduras, 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 25 At Manaus, Brazil Switzerland vs. Honduras, 1 p.m. At Rio de Janeiro Ecuador vs. France, 1 p.m.

GROUP F Sunday, June 15 At Rio de Janeiro Argentina vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina, 3 p.m. Monday, June 16 At Curitiba, Brazil Iran vs. Nigeria, noon Saturday, June 21 At Belo Horizonte, Brazil Argentina vs. Iran, 9 a.m. At Cuiaba, Brazil Bosnia-Herzegovina vs. Nigeria, 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 25 At Porto Alegre, Brazil Argentina vs. Nigeria, 9 a.m. At Salvador, Brazil Bosnia-Herzegovina vs. Iran, 9 a.m.

GROUP G Monday, June 16 At Salvador, Brazil Germany vs. Portugal, 9 a.m. At Natal, Brazil Ghana vs. United States, 3 p.m. Saturday, June 21 At Fortaleza, Brazil Germany vs. Ghana, noon Sunday, June 22 At Manaus, Brazil Portugal vs. United States, 3 p.m. Thursday, June 26 At Recife, Brazil Germany vs. United States, 9 a.m. At Brasilia, Brazil Portugal vs. Ghana, 9 a.m.

GROUP H Tuesday, June 17 At Belo Horizonte, Brazil Belgium vs. Algeria, 9 a.m. At Cuiaba, Brazil Russia vs. South Korea, 3 p.m. Sunday, June 22 At Rio de Janeiro Belgium vs. Russia, 9 a.m. At Porto Alegre, Brazil Algeria vs. South Korea, noon Thursday, June 26 At Sao Paulo Belgium vs. South Korea, 1 p.m. At Curitiba, Brazil Algeria vs. Russia, 1 p.m.

Transactions BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Signed OF Andres Torres to a minor league contract and assigned him to Lowell (EL). CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with RHP Spencer Adams, LHP Jace Fry, C Brett Austin, RHP Zach Thompson, OF Louie Lechich, SS Jake Peter, SS John Ziznewski, LHP Brian Clark, SS Eddy Alvarez and 2B Jake Jarvis on minor league contracts. CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with RHP Jordan Carter, 2B Drake Roberts and LHP David Speer on minor league contracts. HOUSTON ASTROS — Signed 1B A.J. Reed to a a minor league contract. Agreed to terms with RHP Ryan Thompson, RHP Vince Wheeland, LHP Zach Davis, INF Mott Hyde, RHP Brandon McNitt and RHP Keegan Yuhl on minor league contracts. KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Agreed to terms with RHPs Todd Eaton, Corey Ray and Evan Beal; LHPs Eric Stout, Ian Tompkins, Timothy Hill, Cole Way, Foster Griffin, Eric Skoglund, Emilio Ogando and Brennan Henry; SSs Corey Toups, Mike Hill and Dawon Burt; OFs Logan Moon and Robert Pehl; 1B Joshua Banuelos and Ryan O’Hearn; and Cs Chase Valot and Kyle Pollock on minor league contracts. LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Placed LHP Tyler Skaggs on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Friday. Recalled LHP Hector Santiago from Salt Lake

(PCL). MINNESOTA TWINS — Optioned C Josmil Pinto to Rochester (IL). NEW YORK YANKEES — Reinstated RHP Shawn Kelley from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Matt Daley to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Acquired LHP David Huff from the San Francisco Giants for cash considerations. Designated LHP Wade LeBlanc for assignment. SEATTLE MARINERS — Optioned RHP Taijuan Walker to Tacoma (PCL). Traded C Manny Pina to Detroit for a player to be named. Activated 1BOF Logan Morrison from the 15-day DL. Placed 1B Justin Smoak placed on 15-day DL, retroactive to June 10. TAMPA BAY RAYS — Optioned C Ali Solis to Durham (IL). Reinstated C Ryan Hanigan from the 15-day DL. TEXAS RANGERS — Placed RHP Tanner Scheppers on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Ben Rowen from Round Rock (PCL). Agreed to terms with RHP Luis Ortiz to a minor-league contract. TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Optioned OF Kevin Pillar to Buffalo (IL). Recalled RHP Bobby Korecky from Buffalo. National League CHICAGO CUBS — Agreed to terms with C/OF Kyle Schwarber on a minor league contract and assigned him to Boise (NWL). Announced a fouryear player development contract extension with Tennessee (SL) through the 2018 season. COLORADO ROCKIES— Recalled LHP Tyler Matzek from Colorado Springs (PCL). Optioned RHP Chad Bettis to Colorado Springs. NEW YORK METS — Signed SS Milton Ramos, 3B Eudor Garcia, RHP Josh Prevost, C Tyler Moore, LHP Brad Wieck, 1B Dash Winningham, LHP Kelly Secreast, RHP Connor Buchmann, RHP Alex Durham, RHP Erik Manoah, C Darryl Knight, LHP David Roseboom, RHP Bryce Beeler, 2B William Fulmer, RHP Nicco Blank and RHP Alex Palsha to minor league contracts. PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Placed LHP Francisco Liriano on the 15-day DL. Reinstated RHP Stolmy Pimentel from the 15-day DL. Agreed to terms with INF Tyler Filliben, OF Michael Suchy and RHPs Tyler Eppler, Alex McRae and Eric Dorsch on minor league contracts. SAN DIEGO PADRES — Assigned LHP Jason Lane outright to El Paso (PCL). ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Signed RHP Ronnie Williams, 3B Julian Barzilli and RHP Davis Ward to minor league contracts and assigned them to the Gulf Coast League. Signed SS Andrew Sohn, RHP Daniel Poncedeleon, RHP Cody Schumacher to minor league contracts and assigned them to State College (NY-Penn). Signed CF Blake Drake, 1B Casey Grayson, C Cole Lankford and RHP Josh Wirsu to minor league contracts and assigned them to Johnson City (Appalachian). WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Placed C Wilson Ramos on the 15-day DL. Called up C Sandy Leon from Syracuse (IL). FOOTBALL National Football League NFL — TE Tony Scheffler announced his retirement. ATLANTA FALCONS — Waived TE Andrew Szczerba and P Matt Yoklic. CINCINNATI BENGALS — Signed OT Will Svitek and CB Victor Hampton. Released CB Brandon Burton and LB Bruce Taylor. CLEVELAND BROWNS — Signed RB Terrance West. INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Placed DE Fili Moala on injured reserve. Signed DE Gannon Conway. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Released OL R.J. Mattes. MOTORSPORTS INDYCAR — Fined driver Sebastien Bourdais $10,000 and placed him on probation for the remainder of the season for improper conduct on-track during the Firestone 600. Fined Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing $5,000 for a technical violation on its No. 67 entry driven by Josef Newgarden. Penalized Honda a total of 30 Engine Manufacturer Championship points for three engine changes under mileage in the Nos. 14, 25 and 28 entries. SOCCER Major League Soccer PHILADELPHIA UNION — Fired assistant coach and technical director Rob Vartughian. COLLEGE FLORIDA — Announced the resignation of receivers coach Joker Phillips. Named Chris Leak receivers coach. INDIANA — Announced QB Tre Roberson is leaving the school and will transfer. LSU — Suspended junior S Jalen Mills indefinitely after his arrest on a battery charge. SAN DIEGO STATE — Extended the contract of Tony Gwynn baseball coach one-year. Promoted Mark Martinez from associate head baseball coach to executive head baseball coach and given a contract through 2017.


B4 •The World • Thursday,June 12,2014

Sports Area players picked for all-star series THE WORLD Four South Coast players will be participating in the Class 4A-3A-2A All-Star basketball series this weekend. Bandon’s Evan Henson and Logan Shea will be on the South Team, along with Myrtle Point’s Cooper Stateler and Garrett Litterell of Gold Beach. Bandon head coach Ken Nice is one of three coaches for the squad, along with Jeff Clark of Oakland and Luke Hammond of Henley. The South team plays the East team at 5 p.m. Friday at Northwest Christian University in Eugene. That game will be followed by the

North and West teams and then the State-Metro game for the state’s biggest schools. On Saturday, the action moves to Sprague High School in Salem. The losers of the two 4A3A-2A games Friday play at 4 p.m., followed by the championship game at 5:30 and again the State-Metro game.

BASEBALL Meanwhile, Litterell and Gold Beach teammate Dustin Carter will play in the 3A-2A1A All-Star series at Linfield College this weekend. Games are played Saturday and Sunday, though Litterell will only play Sunday because of the basketball series Saturday.

NB Lanes will help Legion team raise funds THE WORLD North Coos Waterfront will hold a bowling fundraiser at North Bend Lanes on Father’s Day. From 2 to 5 p.m., funds raised at the bowling alley will go to the North Coos team. The participation cost is $3 per game for adults and students. Shoe rental is $2. North Coos is scheduled

to start its season on Tuesday against Roseburg Premier, which also will be the first league doubleheader for the Waterfront. North Coos will be back in Roseburg next Friday against Roseburg Pepsi before hosting South Medford for its first home doubleheader on June 21. That twin bill is scheduled to start at 4 p.m. at Clyde Allen Field.

Gwynn gets extension with San Diego State SAN DIEGO (AP) — Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn has been given a one-year contract extension as baseball coach at San Diego State. Gwynn has been on a medical leave since late March while recovering from cancer treatment. He took over the program at his alma mater after the 2002 season. Along with Gwynn’s extension, the school announced Wednesday that Mark Martinez has been promoted from associate head coach to executive head coach and given a contract through 2017. Athletic director Jim Sterk says he’s not sure when Gwynn will return. “We’re hopeful,” Sterk said. “We want Coach as a part of our program as long as he wants to be, but I’m just not sure at this time. We’re just basically extending his current contract a year and then we’ll see where we are this time next year, and we can address it at that time.” Gwynn was last with the Aztecs on March 25. He has had two operations for cancer in his right cheek since August 2010. In a complicated surgery in February 2012, surgeons removed a facial nerve because it was intertwined with a tumor inside his right cheek. They grafted a nerve from Gwynn’s neck to help him eventually regain facial movement. Martinez took over the day-to-day duties for a majority of this season while Gwynn focused on his health. The Aztecs finished 42-21, including victories in nine of their final 11 games entering

the NCAA tournament. SDSU won the Mountain West Conference tournament before losing two straight games in the NCAA regionals. SDSU had a MWC-high six players selected in last week’s big league draft, the most for the program since 2007. “We’ve got a good group that is running the program and Tony’s been the leader of that,” Sterk said. “They’ve done a good job in his absence and we want to continue the momentum of the program.” In a statement, Martinez thanked Gwynn and Sterk. “Tony’s work here over the years has laid the foundation and given the program the opportunity to achieve success on and off the field. His main focus has been stability and this new contract will help ensure that stability and continuity in the coaching staff,” Martinez said. “I appreciate his faith in me as we continue working toward building the program into a national power.” San Diego State reached the NCAA regionals for the second straight year and third time in six seasons. In 20 seasons with the San Diego Padres, the leftyswinging Gwynn had 3,141 hits, a .338 average, won eight NL batting titles and played in the franchise’s only two World Series. He was a two-sport star at SDSU, playing point guard on the basketball team as well as playing baseball. He still holds SDSU’s game, season and career records for assists.

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Texas Rangers starting pitcher Yu Darvish celebrates with catcher Chris Gimenez after the final out against the Miami Marlins on Wednesday.

Darvish pitches first shutout THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ARLINGTON, Texas — Yu Darvish pitched his first complete game in the majors, Shin-Soo Choo broke a long hitless streak with a three-run double and the Texas Rangers denied Miami’s bid for a record interleague winning streak, beating the Marlins 6-0 on Wednesday night. Darvish (7-2) struck out the side in the eighth to end a streak of one baserunner in each of the first seven innings for the Marlins. The Japanese ace finished his 73rd career start with his 10th strikeout, getting Garrett Jones swinging to complete a six-hitter. The Marlins had to settle for tying the New York Yankees (2003-04) and Tampa Bay (2004) for the longest interleague winning streak at 13 games. It was Miami’s first interleague loss since Aug. 12 at Kansas City. Jacob Turner (2-4) was the loser. Rays 6, Cardinals 3: Desmond Jennings had a two-run single in a fourrun fourth inning and Tampa Bay snapped a club-record 31-inning scoring drought in a victory over St. Louis. Tampa Bay won for just the second time in 16 games after having been shut out in its previous three contests. The Rays had scored 35 runs over the previous 15 games. Astros 5, Diamondbacks 1: Chris Carter homered twice and Dallas Keuchel pitched eight strong innings for Houston. Keuchel (8-3) won for the sixth time in seven starts. He allowed four hits and a run, striking out five and lowering his ERA to 2.38.

NATIONAL LEAGUE Reds 5, Dodgers 0: Johnny Cueto matched his career high with 12 strikeouts in six innings, and Joey Votto and Jay Bruce — the missing core of Cincinnati’s batting order much of the season — each drove in runs, leading the Reds past Los Angeles. Cueto (6-5) followed his shortest start of the season with one of his most dominating. He gave up three singles and didn’t walk a batter, leaving after his 112th pitch. Cueto lasted only five innings during an 8-0 loss to Philadelphia on Friday night. Jonathan Broxton escaped a basesloaded, one-out threat in the seventh by getting Hanley Ramirez to ground into a double play. Phillies 3, Padres 0: Reid Brignac hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning to lift Philadelphia past San Diego, giving the Phillies consecutive victories for the first time since a threegame streak May 17-20. Nick Vincent (0-2) walked Domonic

Brown with one out and hit Carlos Ruiz. Brignac then sent a 2-0 pitch into the right-field seats for his first homer with the Phillies and his second walk-off hit in two weeks. Rockies 8, Braves 2: Tyler Matzek pitched two-hit ball for the first seven innings of his major league debut before faltering in the eighth, and Colorado beat Atlanta. The left-hander retired the first 13 hitters and 21 of 23 before allowing three straight singles to start the eighth. He’s the third Colorado pitcher in the last six days to make his debut. Matzek (1-0) allowed two runs on five hits and struck out seven in sevenplus innings. He also had his first hit and first run. The Rockies had lost 11 of 12. Brewers 3, Mets 1: Jonathan Lucroy had three hits and Wily Peralta (6-5) pitched into the seventh inning to send Milwaukee past slumping New York. Lucroy doubled twice and drove in a run, raising his batting average to .341. Pirates 4, Cubs 2: Andrew McCutchen homered and reached base four times to help Pittsburgh beat Chicago. Pittsburgh pounded Jason Hammel (6-4) for 11 hits in five innings, snapping his streaks of 14 1-3 innings without allowing a run and 52 innings without allowing a homer when McCutchen hit his 10th in the first. Nationals 6, Giants 2: Jayson Werth hit his first homer in almost a month and drove in three runs, and Washington capitalized on Matt Cain’s erratic start to earn its fourth straight win. Cain (1-4) walked the first three batters he faced before Adam LaRoche’s two-run single highlighted a three-run first inning. Werth’s solo shot in the fifth and two-run single in the ninth provided the rest of the pop for the Nationals, who have won 10 of 12, including the last three at San Francisco.

AMERICAN LEAUGE Orioles 6, Red Sox 0: Wei-Yin Chen allowed four hits over seven innings, Chris Davis homered and Baltimore beat struggling Boston at soggy Camden Yards. Nick Hundley had two hits and an RBI for the Orioles, who yielded only one run in winning two of three from the defending World Series champions. Chen (7-2) did not return after rain delayed the game for 1 hour, 38 minutes in the middle of the seventh. The Taiwanese left-hander had a seasonhigh seven strikeouts, walked none and was aided by three double plays. Rubby De La Rosa (1-2) needed only 15 pitches to dig himself and the Red Sox

a 3-0 hole. Steve Pearce walked and scored on a double by Adam Jones before Davis went deep. White Sox 8, Tigers 2: Jose Abreu hit an early homer off Justin Verlander (6-6), then singled to start a seven-run burst in the sixth inning that sent John Danks and Chicago past Detroit. Abreu went 3-for-4 with a walk and scored twice. The Cuban rookie has 19 home runs and 50 RBIs this season. Twins 7, Blue Jays 2: Josh Willingham hit a two-run home run, and Minnesota’s Phil Hughes (7-2) struck out a season-high nine to win in Toronto for the first time in almost three years. Kendrys Morales had three of Minnesota’s season-high 16 hits to help the Twins improve to 5-2 against Toronto. Morales is 6-for-13 with three RBIs since making his Twins debut Monday. Royals 4, Indians 1: Yordano Ventura (4-5) dominated Cleveland for seven stingy innings, and Kansas City scored all of its runs on sacrifice flies. The four sacrifice flies tied a franchise record, and the Royals became only the second team to score four runs all on sacrifice flies since it became an official stat in 1954. The Montreal Expos did it in an 8-4, 14-inning loss to the Chicago Cubs on May 28, 1980, according to STATS. Yankees 4, Mariners 2: Masahiro Tanaka struck out 11 and became the second pitcher in the majors with 10 wins, throwing a complete game for New York. Tanaka (10-1) won his fourth straight start. He was two outs away from his second shutout before giving up a tworun homer to Robinson Cano in the ninth. Tanaka allowed six hits and walked one. He tied for the wins lead with Toronto’s Mark Buehrle, who is 10-2. New York’s Jacoby Ellsbury extended his hitting streak to 15 games with an RBI single in the third. Two innings later, with Seattle starter Chris Young (5-4) struggling, Mark Teixeira hit a three-run homer that barely cleared the wall in rightcenter field. The game-breaking shot was Teixeira’s 11th homer of the season. Athletics 7, Angels 1: Stephen Vogt hit his first home run of the season, a two-run shot against Jered Weaver, and Oakland increased its AL West lead over Los Angeles to 3 1/2 games. Tommy Milone (4-3) allowed a run and six hits in 6 2-3 innings with four strikeouts and two walks. The left-hander is 4-0 with a 2.00 ERA in his last seven starts overall, and 4-0 with a 3.54 ERA in five career starts at Angel Stadium.

Miami reviews issues from Game 3 loss MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James has learned an important lesson during his journey from 19-year-old rookie to two-time NBA champion: Never talk back to the coach during a film session. “Let him make his point, whether he’s right or wrong, and you live with it and move on,” James said. Especially when the coach has as much to show his players as Erik Spoelstra did to James and the Miami Heat on Wednesday. Miami’s defense didn’t offer much resistance early in Game 3 of the NBA Finals; the San Antonio Spurs played like they were on the court by themselves. San Antonio made 19 of its first 21 shots and shot a finals-record 75.8 percent in the first half of a 111-92 victory. Just like last year, Game 3 The Associated Press was a blowout that left the Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra watches from the sideline during Heat facing a 2-1 deficit. Game 3 of the NBA finals against the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday. Miami came back to win the

series, so nobody was overreacting to what happened Tuesday, especially since the Spurs themselves don’t expect to shoot that way again. But the Heat have things to clean up before Game 4 on Thursday, or they risk going back to San Antonio facing the end of their title reign. “You’re always on edge in the postseason, but I don’t want to be concerned at this point,” James said. “For us, we have to make the adjustments.” The Spurs had the same lead last year after a 113-77 victory in Game 3, a start-tofinish beating that was even more thorough than Tuesday’s win. So they were taking no satisfaction in their position, and certainly not comparing it. “I don’t think about last year at all at this point,” Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said. “I don’t think about last

year Game 3, Game 4, at all. This is a different animal and I’m just concerned about the game tomorrow night.” The bigger concerns belong to the Heat, whose defense was also sliced up by the Spurs in the fourth quarter of Game 1. So Spoelstra gathered his team to look at the painful tape of Tuesday’s performance, which featured among its problems: —Chris Bosh getting only four shot attempts after scoring 18 points in Games 1 and 2. —James trying to do too much to rally the Heat and ending up with seven of their 20 turnovers. —Mario Chalmers missing all five shots and falling to 3 for 12 in the finals. “We did not play a good basketball game,” Spoelstra said. “All of us have owned that. It doesn’t matter ultimately how many you lose by or what the game is like. You

have to learn from it,move on.” Spoelstra said watching themselves get clobbered on tape was “painful” and “frustrating,” but necessary. He wouldn’t reveal what he told his players, but whatever it was, James wouldn’t have argued. That’s a lesson he said he learned “quite a few years ago, when you realize that it wouldn’t change anything.” “You know, the coach is always right,” James added. “It’s like a teacher. They’re always right, and that’s fine. That’s fair. They make the rules and we’ve got to live by them.” Spoelstra’s process suits the Heat, who have won 13 straight postseason games following a loss. They followed last year’s Game 3 noshow with a rout of their own to swing the series back in their favor, and are confident they can make corrections today.


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Sports Felix wins 200 at Bislett Games

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Phil Mickelson hits out of the native area on the fifth hole during the first round of the U.S. Open today.

Rough has been replaced by weeds PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Some of the names at the U.S. Open sound a little different. Kiss Me Quick. Fleabane. Toad flax. They are among thousands of plants thriving at Pinehurst No. 2 after a 2011 restoration project to the course’s natural look from more than a half-century ago. Yet those areas of natural growth also have plenty of what most people would call weeds in an unkempt yard. This is not the typical pristine look of a course hosting a major championship. Pinehurst looks a lot rougher than the last time the U.S. Open came here in 2005. “It is what they want to call undergrowth,” said Curtis Strange, a twotime U.S. Open champion and ESPN analyst. “I call it weeds. It is everything that you have seen in the worst- kept lawn you’ve ever seen in your life. “It is dandelions growing up 12 to 15 inches, it’s low growing weeds, and in some cases it’s actually difficult to find the golf ball.” Well, that depends on where it lands. The natural areas have replaced the thick green swaths of high grass typically surrounding the fairways and greens. In some spots, the rough is little

more than sandy patches scattered between pine needles or leaves with a few ankle-deep weeds on level terrain. In others, the ball will vanish in lurking grassy clumps or among plants growing hip-high. “This golf course at Pinehurst, you have more chances for rub of the green, good and bad then maybe any other Open,” Joe Ogilvie said Wednesday on the driving range. “The element of chance is at the forefront here, and I think guys will embrace it.” The revamped rough is the most noticeable piece of Pinehurst’s renovation, restoring some of the past natural look while making the course easier to maintain going forward. “It’s different,” Billy Hurley III said coming off the putting green. “Never played a gold course like it. It’s cool.” Danesha Seth Carley, an assistant professor of crop science at North Carolina State University, assisted on the restoration. That work began in February 2010 with an ecological survey that studies what types of plants were growing here, figuring out which were ones that the course wanted to keep, which they wanted to remove and which they wanted to relocate. Carley said that most of the course’s 75 identified plant species are native to the region. That makes them easier to

grow, while having natural areas means Pinehurst Resort officials use less water than they would to make grass grow thick and high in the rough. Carley is hoping that that Pinehurst’s changes will stand out this weekend and during the U.S. Women’s Open next week. “We hope that everybody will see these practices can really enhance the look of a course — the sustainability element, the economics, but really start to educate people that these aren’t weeds,” Carley said. “Some of these really desirable species, it’s just we have to sort of modify the way we think about them.” Ogilvie liked the new look. He pointed to the green conditions down the driving range — minus those natural rough areas — and called them unsustainable long term for the sport. “They planted a lot of that stuff so they want it to be there,” he said. “... When you put me in that native area, it fools me into a false sense of, “OK, I can hit a certain shot out of this.’ I probably can’t, but when you start putting questions in the golfer’s mind, that’s when chaos happens. “I think that’s fun to watch for the viewers, it’s fun to watch for the spectators. It’s miserable for us because it adds a whole different element.”

Golfer disqualified himself from Open BY PAUL NEWBERRY The Associated Press

PINEHURST, N.C. — Jason Millard packed his bags, tossed his clubs in the car, and headed off to Pinehurst No. 2 to play in his first major championship. It should’ve been the thrill of a lifetime. Instead, he turned the car around. “I couldn’t be at peace about it,” Millard said Wednesday, one day before the start of a U.S. Open he could’ve been playing in but will have to watch on television — if he can bear to watch at all. What gnawed at him was maybe, just maybe, he had cheated. Not intentionally, for sure. Perhaps not at all. But the lingering doubt was enough for Millard to give up what could be the chance of a lifetime. “I want to be at Pinehurst right now with a free conscience,” he said when reached on his cellphone. “I wish it never happened. Unfortunately, it did.” What happened was a scenario unique to golf, the one sport that relies on its players to largely do their own officiating. Millard may have touched the sand ever so slightly with his club before hitting a plugged shot out of a bunker during sectional qualifying in Memphis, Tennessee, last week. It didn’t really affect his shot, but “grounding” a club is against the rules and requires a twoshot penalty. No one else saw it. There’s no video of the shot. And Millard just isn’t sure. “Right about the time I was taking my swing is when I saw what I think was an indentation in the sand,” he said. “That little image keeps popping up in my head right now. But it happened so fast. I really don’t know.”

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In this photo provided by Middle Tennessee State University, MTSU golfer Jason Millard tees off during the NCAA Divison 1 men's golf championship at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Okla. Millard signed for a 68-68 score, without a penalty, and wound up earning a spot in the U.S. Open. He wanted to celebrate but couldn’t. Not with that shot playing over and over in his mind. Did he ground the club? Was that tiny crevice in the sand really there? Was he just imagining the whole thing? Last Saturday, Millard and his caddie (who wasn’t at the sectional qualifier) headed out from Murfreesboro, Tennessee, for the nearly eight-hour drive to Pinehurst. They made it about 90 minutes before Millard pulled into a convenience store and began searching for a number to the U.S. Golf Association. He wouldn’t be going any farther. He had decided to turn himself in. “There was something in my heart,” he said, “telling me this didn’t feel right.” Millard disqualified himself for signing an erroneous scorecard. If he had taken a

two-shot penalty on the day of the qualifier, he still would’ve missed the Open by a single shot. “I feel like the way I played that day, I deserved to make it,” Millard said. “I’ve never called a penalty on myself for grounding a club in the bunker. Unfortunately, it happened at the absolutely worst time.” The timing couldn’t have been better for Sam Love, who just finished his college career at AlabamaBirmingham. He was the second alternate in Memphis; when Millard dropped out, Love got in. “I really respect him for that,” Love said in the bowels of the Pinehurst clubhouse after a practice round. “He could’ve easily just played this tournament and nobody would’ve ever known.” When Love tees off Thursday afternoon in the opening round, Millard will be at home in Tennessee. He plans to watch at least some of the tournament on TV, but

knows it won’t go down easily. “I haven’t really watched any of the coverage yet,” said Millard, a two-time AllAmerican during his college career at Middle Tennessee State. “I’m sure I will at some point, especially the last round. I’ve played Pinehurst before. I like watching tournaments, especially on courses I’ve played before.” Of course, he’d much rather be playing. “Unfortunately, this is what happens in life,” Millard said. “Hopefully, I’ll be back there one day.” He’s already dealt with issues far more serious than missing a golf tournament. His father Eddie, who steered him to the game and drove him to all his tournaments as a kid, died in April 2013 from leukemia. Millard’s mother, Debbie, can barely get around after being stricken with multiple sclerosis. Jason, in fact, still lives with his mom when he’s not on the road trying to qualify for PGA Tour and Web.com events. He pays her bills, does the grocery shipping, takes care of odds and ends around the house. Millard was thinking about his dad when trying to decide whether to disqualify himself from the Open. “He was pretty much my best friend,” Millard said. “When stuff would happen, I always called him first. In this instance, I definitely would’ve called him first, talked to him about it. Unfortunately, I couldn’t.” Millard is only 24, with plenty of golf still ahead of him. He surely will have more chances to qualify for the Open. That said, there are no guarantees in life. This might be as close as he gets. If that’s the case, at least he can go through the rest of his years with a clear conscience. “I’m at peace,” Millard said, “with my decision.”

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Allyson Felix showed she was getting back to her best by winning the 200 meters at the Bislett Games on Wednesday, while there was further American success in the long jump, triple jump and shot put. Felix, the Olympic and three-time world champion, won in 22.73 seconds, ahead of Jodie Williams of Britain in 22.97, and Myriam Soumare of France in 22.98. Soumare earlier won the 100. “I just wanted to work on some of the things I’d been doing in practice. The speed isn’t quite there, but it’s coming and hopefully the rest of the season will just keep progressing,” said Felix, who endured an injuryplagued 2013. “It’s going to take me a little bit to get back to that top form but I’m just blessed to be running on track. This is what I love so I’m having fun out there.” Murielle Ahoure of Ivory Coast, expected to be Felix’s main challenger, could manage only fifth. Tianna Bartoletta of the U.S. jumped a year-leading 7.02 meters to win the women’s long jump, Will Claye led an American 1-2 in the men’s triple jump, and Joe Kovacs won the shot put. “I can tell you I would not have thought before the competition that 21.14 (meters) would be enough to win,” Kovacs said. Soumare produced a season-best 11.18 to win the 100 ahead of Americans Lekeisha Lawson and Muna Lee. “Very good evening for me,” Soumare said. “But I’m

tired, believe me.” With Usain Bolt still working his way back from a foot injury, Trinidad and Tobago’s Richard Thompson won the men’s 100 in a slow 10.02 seconds, ahead of Frenchman Jimmy Vicaut, and Britain’s Adam Gemili. Former world champion Kim Collins was fourth. Frenchman Pascal Martinot-Lagarde ran a year-leading 13.12 to win the 110 hurdles ahead of Jamaican Andrew Riley and Russia’s Sergey Shubenkov. Another Frenchman, Renaud Lavillenie, won the men’s pole vault for his third win from three starts in Oslo. European 1,500 champion Henrik Ingebrigtsen set a Norwegian record in the Dream Mile but could finish only fourth, behind last year’s winner Ayanleh Souleiman of Djibouti, who won in 3 minutes, 49.49 seconds. “A perfect race for me,” Souleiman said. Blanka Vlasic finished second in the high jump on her season debut with 1.98 meters. The Croatian performed a celebratory dance on clearing it but the win went to Mariya Kuchina, who cleared it in fewer attempts — a personal best for the Russian. Yenew Alamirew of Ethiopia won the 5,000, Jairus Kipchoge Birech of Kenya the 3,000 steeplechase, Jamaica’s Kaliese Spencer made it three in a row in the women’s 400 hurdles, Kenya’s Eunice Jepkoech Sum won the 800, and Jamaica’s Novlene Williams-Mills the 400.

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Laura Roeseler won her heat in the 800. Mike Berry won his qualifying heat in the 400 for Oregon’s men to advance to the final. Oregon also missed some chances Wednesday. Annie Leblanc was third in her heat of the 800 meters, just missing the final. In the javelin, multi-sport standout Liz Brenner placed 17th, failing to score for the Ducks. Like Leblanc, Oregon’s Boru Guyota was third in his heat of the 800 meters and did not advance to the final. Texas junior Ryan Crouser won the shot put at 69-31⁄2 for his third straight title in the event, Florida junior Fawn Miller took the javelin at 190-8, and Mississippi junior Sam Kendricks won 1 the pole vault at 18-8 ⁄4. Crouser, who is an Oregon native, hurt his left foot on his final throw and was going for X-rays following his victory. “I always make it a goal of mine to end on my best throw, and I’ve done it every meet but one this season,” he said. “I did it again but it kind of cost me a little bit.” After five events in the decathlon, Texas sophomore Johannes Hock was leading with 4,243 points, followed by Wisconsin junior Zach Ziemek with 4,223. Oregon’s Dakotah Keys and Mitch Modin were in seventh and eighth place, respectively in the event, which concludes today.

Oregon women lead team race after first day From Page B1 On the women’s side, Texas is ranked No. 1 by the USTFCCCA, followed by Texas A&M. The thirdranked Ducks, coming off their sixth straight Pac-12 title, have not won an outdoor team title since 1985. Kansas is the defending women’s champion. Most of the events Wednesday were semifinals. Oregon’s women failed to advance in the 400 relay because of a dropped baton, which could hurt the Ducks’ chances for a team title. Princeton sophomore Julia Ratcliffe won the hammer with a throw of 219 feet, 5 inches, becoming the school’s first woman to win an NCAA title. Oregon’s Jenna Prandini won the long jump with a leap of 21-6, becoming the first Duck to win a title in the event. The Ducks also got three points in the hammer throw, where Jillian Weir finished sixth. Oregon led the team race with 13 points after the opening day. Prandini also qualified for the final in the 100 meters, while Phyllis Francis advanced in the 400 and

SWIMMING Lakers will use Mingus pool From Page B1 The team will primarily work out at the Mingus Park pool. “We got bids from both pools,” Herbert said, also referring to the North Bend Municipal Pool. “We may still use North Bend if Mingus is unavailable at times. (Mingus) didn’t have as many things going on throughout the day. They were comparable in price. It’s just availability. North Bend has a lot more going on in their pool.” Bullock said the recruits she has talked to aren’t concerned about working out in an outdoor pool. Their only concern is the water temperature, which is the same as at competition pools. She can’t wait to get

started in the fall, when she will work with older swimmers, a big change from the kids she currently teaches. “I’m really looking forward to that,” she said of helping experienced swimmers make minor tweaks to perfect their strokes. “My love is the technical side of the sport. “Some of them are really good. Some of them have all kinds of potential.” Kathe McNutt, who runs the Mingus Park pool, expects Bullock will thrive in the new role. “I think she’ll do great,” McNutt said. “She’s very organized and works real well with other people.” McNutt, who also coaches Marshfield’s team, is looking forward to having the new team in town. “I’m way excited for her, the area, the community and Mingus Park Pool,” she said.


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(includes a photo & boxing) 5 lines -15 days $17.00

5 lines - 15 days $25.00

707 Tools

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802 Cats

White water raft, Avon Adventurer, self-baling, hypalon, 14’, great condition, 2 aluminum dry boxes, 102 qt. cooler, frame, 2 sets of 3 Carlisle oars. $2900. May be sold separately. 541-404-7829

909 Misc. Auto

No pets/ no smoking Call for info.

541-297-4834 Willett Investment Properties

Kohl’s Cat House Sears Craftsman 10” Table Saw,with owners manual, 7 blades, $150 OBO. Call George 541-404-8667

710 Miscellaneous For Rent 1&2 Bdrm Apts 2401 Longwood, Rdspt Subsidized Rent, based on inc.W/S/G Paid. Off St. Pkg. Close to Schools. This institution is EOP and 150.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday

For Sale: Coleman power generator 3500w $220, swimming pool pump $100, winch bumper for Chevy pickup $50.00, sm drill press $50.00. 541-269-5521

Market Place 750 754 Garage Sales Coos Bay - Garage Sale 90797 Travis Lane (barview area). HUGE sale- 4 families. Tools, jars, lots of misc. Fri & Sat 8-5

Real Estate 500 501 Commercial PUBLISHER’S NOTICE

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All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitations or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination.” Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275.

Good 5 lines -5 days $45.00

Better

Coos Bay - Huge Sale - Estate plus 3 family. Household, furniture, Christmas & glass collectibles, sewing, freezer, lawn mowers, jewelry equip, ivory, water purification, compound bow, sports equip, crafts, clothing, toys, BBQ and much more. Fri & Sat 9-5 919 S. Morrison St. Coos Bay: Alder Acres Annual Park Wide Garage Sale. Fri & Sat 9am - 3pm. No early sales please. 1800 28th Ct.Off Ocean Blvd at the Wooden Whales, close to K-mart.

Adoptions on site. 541-294-3876

803 Dogs AKC Labs pups Black & Choc. Great family and hunting dogs. Both parents compete in AKC Hunt Test and duck hunt. Awesome dogs Black $550 Chocolates $600 541-404-0317

AKC Registered Yorkies. Ready for new homes, prices starting at $700. Up to date on shots & worming, tons of hair & very playful. Cash only. 541-290-5149

806 Livestock SUMMER PASTURE FOR RENT: Horses, 2 to 4.Sumner area 541-267-6310

808 Pet Care Pet Cremation 541-267-3131

5 lines - 10 days i $55.00

Best (includes boxing) 5 lines - 20 days $69.95

Coos Bay: Estate sale, 1209 Embarcadero Circle (Porta Vista Mobil Estates) Sat from 9-5pm.

901 ATVs

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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday

604 Homes Unfurnished Allegany: 2 bed mobile, wood and electric heat, fridge, stove, outbuildings, VERY CLEAN. $675/mo. + deposit. No smoking. 541-756-4669

COQUILLE-Multi-Party INSIDE SALE 9-5pm SAT 14th. 757 E. 12th St. (follow signs) Capt King 8-dr Waterbed w/mirror hdbd, desks, much more!

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday

Inserter The World Newspaper has an opening for a part-time inserter/ material handler. The successful candidate will be able to feed printed material into a inserting machine, jog and palletize products onto pallets, operate manual pallet jacks while helping to maintain a clean and safe production area. We work hard to maintain a team oriented professional environment.

Good

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For Sale as is F/V Pequod. 36X13 Fiberglass hull, aluminum house. The Port of Port Orford is $15.00 taking Sealed Bids that must be submitted to the Port Office no later than 5:00 pm June 17. Minimum bid $3,000. Sealed bids can be mailed to; Port of Port Orford, PO Box 490, Port Orford OR, 97465. The vessel is located and can be seen at the Port of Port Orford. Payment in full will be required by 5:00pm June 19. For questions call 541-332-7121 or e-mail; portoffice@frontier.com.

Pets (Includes a Photo)

5 lines - 5 days $8.00

APARTMENTS AVAILABLE

Services 425 Rod’s Landscape Maintenance Gutter Cleaning, Pressure Washing, Tree Trimming, Trash Hauling and more! Lic. #7884 Visa/MC accepted 541-404-0107

Merchandise Item

Sparkling 1300 sq. ft. apt, 3 bedroom, 2 bath. laundry hookups. Spacious living. No smoking, no dogs. W/S/G paid. $750/mo + $400 deposit (ref). 2294 Everett. 541-756-7758.

Real Estate/Rentals

              

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601 Apartments

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday

430 Lawn Care Job Opportunities Available: RNs and CNAs Full Time/Per Diem Day Shift/Night Shift $5,000 Sign on Bonus for FT RNs

600

5 DAYS CLASSIFIED PUBLISHING IS BACK!!

CARE PROVIDER needed. Apply at Harmony Estates, 5 mi. south of town. 541-404-1825.

Southern Coos Hospital Is Hiring

Value Ads Rentals Other Stuff

Auto - Vehicles Boats -Trailers Good

Great House

5 lines - 5 days $15.00

Large 3 bedroom 1 bath plus lg family room & deck, must see inside. North Bend, pets if approved, $970 plus deposit 541-756-1829

Better (includes photo) 5 lines - 10 days $20.00

Best This position will be required to work various shifts depending on work load and production requirements. As part of Lee Enterprises, we are an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. All applicants considered for employment must pass a post-offer drug screen and background check prior to commencing employment. Please apply online at http://www.lee.net/careers.

(includes photo & boxing) lines - 15 days $25.00

COQUILLE BROILER RESTAURANT FOR LEASE. Nice restaurant at best location in Coquille. Turn key, completely outfitted & ready to go. On Hwy 42. 1st, last & deposit. 2 N Central. 541-294-7039 Negotiable.

504 Homes for Sale

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Garage Sale / Bazaars “Woof” Yes, your pet is family! 2 bedroom, 1 bath home. Fully fenced yard, 1 car garage. $660 rent includes sewer, garbage, & 1 pet. $550 deposit. 801-915-2693. 7-1. Sect 8 preferred. 660

610 2-4-6 Plexes Care Giving 225 227 Elderly Care HARMONY HOMECARE “Quality Caregivers provide Assisted living in your home”. 541-260-1788

2005 Custom 2+2 home, Lincoln Ave SW. Bright, clean, open living space. FP, skylights, spacious master suite, fenced back yard. 5 minute walk to beach. FSBO. 541-951-7903 $295,000 For Trade or Sell, 4 bedroom home, 1/2 Acre, 3 miles S. of MP, Orchard and garden area. $135K. or trade up, down or sideways for city home in MP, Coq or CB, 541-572-2859

COQUILLE: 2 Bdrm. Impressive complex, Tile, Rock, Appliances, Newer Carpet, Deck, Laundry, Storage, very clean, quiet dead end street. No smoking/pets, References required. $519 plus $510 Dep. 541-267-5238

612 Townhouse/Condo BAYFRONT TOWNHOMES Wooded setting, fireplace, decks, view of bay and bridge. 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths. Tamarac 541-759-4380

Serving Oregon’s South Coast Since 1878 HOME DELIVERY SERVICE: For Customer Service call 541-269-1222 Ext. 247 Office hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday. If your World newspaper fails to arrive by 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday or 8 a.m. on Saturday, please call your carrier. If you are unable to reach your carrier, telephone The World at 541-269-9999. RURAL SUBSCRIBERS: Due to The World’ s expansive daily delivery area, rural or remote motor route customers may receive regular delivery later than the times above. Missed deliveries may be replaced the following delivery day. To report missed deliveries, please call 541-269-9999.

an advertising proof is requested in writing and clearly marked for corrections. If the error is not corrected by the Publisher, its liability, if any, shall not exceed the space occupied by the error. Further, the Publisher will reschedule and run the omitted advertisement at advertiser’s cost. All claims for adjustment must be made within seven (7) days of date of publication. In no case shall the Publisher be liable for any general, special or consequential damages.

ADVERTISING POLICY The Publisher, Southwestern Oregon Publishing Co., shall not be liable for any error in published advertising unless 8-27-12

FOR SALE 1980 23’ fiberglass boat 265 Merc V8 inboard,bthrm, sleeps 4, CB, plus trailer. Needs work. $5000. 1985 Dodge pickup, PS, Auto, PB, runs good. $850 541-267-6575/541-297-7984

BRIDGE

Good 4 lines - 1 day $12.00

Better (includes boxing) 4 lines - 2 days $15.00

Best (includes boxing) 5 lines - 3 days $20.00 The Best ad will appear in The World, Bandon Western World, Umpqua Post, The World link, theworldlink.com and Smart Mobile. GARAGE SALE-Bandon Fri & Sat, 13th & 14th 9am. Rain or Shine. 56364 Prosper Junction Road 1/2 mile off Hwy 101. Cash Only PICC-A-DILLY Flea Market: Fairgrounds, Eugene. THIS SUNDAY, June 15, 10 - 4. 541-683-5589. POWERS TOWNWIDE Garage Sale. June 14, 9-3. Over 40 sale sites. Kids’ Fishing Derby, Powers Park pond free for 13 and under; signup 7:30, derby 8-12; prizes. REEDSPORT: Estate Sale by Barb: Too much to sort & mark. You find it, pile it, I’ll price it and guarantee you pack it out. Please bring boxes. June 14 & 15, Sat. & Sun. 10-5. 2164 Dogwood. NORTH BEND: Relay for Life. Saturday - Big Rummage Sale 9-3 along with “Tacos for a cure” 10-3 ACS Fundraiser 2250 16 th Ave.

Pets/Animals 800

Steven Wright, a comedian who specializes in deadpan delivery, said, “Right now I’m having amnesia and deja vu at the same time.” Cast your mind back to yesterday’s column. Then look at this one. Maybe you will have a Steven Wright moment. West is defending against four hearts. He leads off with the club ace: six, queen, nine. How should he hope to defeat the contract? The bidding is instructive. North is

right to make a takeout double over one club. True, if South does not have a five-card major, the ensuing 4-3 major-suit fit might be worse than a 53 or 5-4 diamond fit. But a good South will have a five-card major. East made a pre-emptive jump raise to three clubs, promising five or more clubs and a weak hand. With game-invitational or greater strength, he would have responded with an artificial two no-trump. (When responder has a big balanced hand, he starts with redouble over an opponent’s takeout double.) South cue-bid four clubs to show a strong two-suiter. (With a good one-suiter, he would have jumped in that suit.) Note East’s play of the club queen. When a defender cannot win a trick, he plays top of touching honors (assuming he can afford to do so, of course). Now West should see four defensive tricks: two clubs, the heart king and a diamond ruff. At trick two, not later, West must shift to his singleton diamond. He then gets in with the heart king, underleads his club king to give East the lead, and receives a diamond ruff.


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911 RV/Motor Homes

Caveman Camper $3500. 14’, electric jacks, LPG Fridge, stove & water heater. 12v pump/dual sinks, potty/shower. Includes canopy & utility shed. 541-396-5478

READY TO GO: 26’ Cougar 5th wheel, lovely oak interior, slide out, walk around bed, sleeps 6, below book, $6500 firm. 541-756-1582

2002 Winnebego SightSeer 30’ with a 12’ livingroom slide out. 49,000 miles. Asking $25,000.00. Call 503-703-8145

914 Travel Trailers 1997 Wanderer Travel Trailer 28ft, with slide out. Queen bd, like new inside, new airconditioner, bought in Sept 2013 for $7000. make offer. 94528 hwy 241 (Coos River).

highest bidder for cash or cashier’s check, in hand, made out to Coos County Sheriff’s Office. For more information on this sale go to: www.oregonsheriffs.com/sales.htm

ment relating to a loan agreement for flight training rendered to Defendant, and is demanding $6,548.60 in damages with interest, plus attorney fees and costs.

all interested persons may appear and be heard.

PUBLISHED: The World - June 05, 12, 19 and 26, 2014 (ID-20253897)

NOTICE TO DEFENDANT: READ THESE PAPERS CAREFULLY! You must “appear” in this case or the other side will win automatically. To “appear” you must file with the court a legal document called a “motion” or “answer.” The “motion” or “answer” must be given to the court clerk or administrator within 30 days of the date of first publication specified herein along with the required filing fee. It must be in proper form and have proof of service on the plaintiff’s attorney or, if the plaintiff does not have an attorney, proof of service on the plaintiff.

PUBLISHED: The World- June 12, 2014 (ID-20254274)

NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE On Monday, July 14, 2014 at the hour of 10:00 a.m. at the Front Door of the Coos County Courthouse, 250 North Baxter St. Coquille, Oregon, the defendant’s interest will be sold, subject to redemption, in the real property commonly known as: 58378 River Road, Coquille, OR 97423. The court case number is 13CV0680, where Deutsche Bank National Trust, is plaintiff, and William Spence Van Vleet; Barbara Farley-Van Vleet, is defendant. The sale is a public auction to the highest bidder for cash or cashier’s check, in hand, made out to Coos County Sheriff’s Office. For more information on this sale go to: www.oregonsheriffs.com/sales.htm PUBLISHED: The World - June 12, 19, 26 and July 03, 2014 (ID-20254116) NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE On Monday, June 30, 2014 at the hour of 10:00 a.m. at the Front Door of the Coos County Courthouse, 250 North Baxter St. Coquille, Oregon, the defendant’s interest will be sold, subject to redemption, in the real property commonly known as: 960 Stillwater Ave. Coos Bay, OR 97420. The court case number is 13CV0730, where JPMorgan Chase Bank, is plaintiff, and Robert M. Wright; Unknown Heirs and Devisees of Carol J. Wright, is defendant. The sale is a public auction to the highest bidder for cash or cashier’s check, in hand, made out to Coos County Sheriff’s Office. For more information on this sale go to: www.oregonsheriffs.com/sales.htm PUBLISHED: The World- May 22, 29 June 05, and 12, 2014 (ID-20252799)

Call - (541) 267-6278 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE STATE OF OREGON FOR THE COUNTY OF COOS

Legals 100 NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE On Monday, June 23, 2014 at the hour of 10:00 a.m. at the Front Door of the Coos County Courthouse, 250 North Baxter St. Coquille, Oregon, the defendant’s interest will be sold, subject to redemption, in the real property commonly known as: 93728 Bay Park Lane, Coos Bay, OR 97420. The court case number is 13CV0478, where Citibank, N.A. is plaintiff, and Delfin M. Dasilva is defendant. The sale is a public auction to the highest bidder for cash or cashier’s check, in hand, made out to Coos County Sheriff’s Office. For more information on this sale go to: www.oregonsheriffs.com/sales.htm PUBLISHED: The World- May 22, 29 June 05, and 12, 2014 (ID-20252770)

Case No. 14 PB 0141 NOTICE TO INTERESTED PERSONS In the Matter of the Estate of LEONA HUTSON, Deceased NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Londa McMichael has been appointed and has qualified as the Personal Representative of the above estate. All persons whose rights may be affected by the proceedings in this estate may obtain additional information from the records of the Court, the Personal Representative or the Attorney for the Personal Representative. All persons having claims against the estate are hereby required to present the same, with proper vouchers, within four (4) months after the date of first publication of this notice, as stated below, to Mike O’Dwyer, Lawyer for the Personal Representative at Post Office Box 2052, (50219 Hwy 101 South, Suite D-1), Bandon, Oregon 97411, or said claims may be barred. Dated and first published this 5th day of June, 2014.

NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE On Monday, July 07, 2014 at the hour of 10:00 a.m. at the Front Door of the Coos County Courthouse, 250 North Baxter St. Coquille, Oregon, the defendant’s interest will be sold, subject to redemption, in the real property commonly known as: 55333 Fish Hatchery Rd. Bandon, OR 97411. The court case number is 13CV0575, where Nationstar Mortgage LLC, is plaintiff, and Franklin Diedrich; Karen Diedrich, is defendant. The sale is a public auction to the highest bidder for cash or cashier’s check, in hand, made out to Coos County Sheriff’s Office. For more information on this sale go to: www.oregonsheriffs.com/sales.htm PUBLISHED: The World - June 05, 12, 19 and 26, 2014 (ID-20253898) NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE On Monday, July 07, 2014 at the hour of 10:00 a.m. at the Front Door of the Coos County Courthouse, 250 North Baxter St. Coquille, Oregon, the defendant’s interest will be sold, subject to redemption, in the real property commonly known as: 115 S 5th St. Lakeside, OR 97449. The court case number is 13CV0632, where JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, is plaintiff, and Thomas Miller; Kimberly Miller, is defendant. The sale is a public auction to the

If you have any questions, you should see an attorney immediately. If you need help in finding an attorney, you may call the Oregon State Bar’s Lawyer Referral Service at (503) 684-3763 or toll-free in Oregon at (800)452-7636. DATED: May 13, 2014 MOORE & ASSOCIATES Attorneys for Plaintiff By: Bruce Cully Moore, OSB #803150 P.O. Box 11833 Eugene, OR 97440 Telephone: (541) 345-2691 Fax: (541)345-0101 PUBLISHED: The World - May 22, 29 June 05 and 12, 2014 (ID-20252814) IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE STATE OF OREGON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF COOS Case No. 14CV0491 SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION JAMES B. NUTTER & COMPANY, its successors in interest and/or assigns, Plaintiff, v. UNKNOWN HEIRS OF PATRICIA A. SCHREIBER; SUSAN P. RUSSWORM AKA SUSAN PATRICIA RUSSWORM; BETSY J. NEWMAN AKA BETSY JEAN NEWMAN AKA BETSY JEAN SPENCER AKA BETSY JEAN RANDOLPH; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; STATE OF OREGON; 1ST SECURITY BANK OF WASHINGTON; OCCUPANTS OF THE PREMISES; AND THE REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT 63767 FLANAGAN ROAD, COOS BAY, OREGON 97420, Defendants. TO THE DEFENDANTS: UNKNOWN HEIRS OF PATRICIA A. SCHREIBER In the name of the State of Oregon, you are hereby required to appear and answer the complaint filed against you in the above-entitled Court and cause on or before the expiration of 30 days from the date of the first publication of this summons. The date of first publication in this matter is June 05, 2014. If you fail timely to appear and answer, plaintiff will apply to the above-entitled court for the relief prayed for in its complaint. This is a judicial foreclosure of a deed of trust in which the plaintiff requests that the plaintiff be allowed to foreclose your interest in the following described real property:

Mike O’Dwyer Lawyer for Personal Representative Oregon State Bar No. 76274 Post Office Box 2052 (50219 Hwy 101S. Suite D-1) Bandon, Oregon 97411 Phone (541) 347-1200 Fax (541) 347-9400

LOTS 25, 26 AND THE NORTH 5 FEET OF LOT 24, BLOCK 7, WEST BUNKER HILL ADDITION TO MARSHFIELD, COOS COUNTY, OREGON.

PUBLISHED: The World- June 05, 12 and 19, 2014 (ID-20253910)

NOTICE TO DEFENDANTS: READ THESE PAPERS CAREFULLY! A lawsuit has been started against you in the above-entitled court by James B. Nutter & Company, plaintiff. Plaintiff’s claims are stated in the written complaint, a copy of which was filed with the above-entitled Court.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE STATE OF OREGON FOR COOS COUNTY Case No. 14CV0042 CIVIL SUMMONS EAL LEASING, INC., dba Emergency Air Lift and dba Ocean Air Aviation, an Oregon Corporation, Plaintiff and BRYAN GEMMILL, Defendant. TO: BRYAN GEMMILL IN THE NAME OF THE STATE OF OREGON: You are hereby required to appear and defend the Complaint filed against you in the above entitled cause within 30 days from the date of first publication of this summons to you; and if you fail to appear and defend, for want thereof, the plaintiff will apply to the Court for the relief demanded therein. Plaintiff is suing for breach of contract and unjust enrich-

Commonly known as: 63767 Flanagan Road, Coos Bay, Oregon 97420.

You must “appear” in this case or the other side will win automatically. To “appear” you must file with the court a legal document called a “motion” or “answer.” The “motion” or “answer” (or “reply”) must be given to the court clerk or administrator within 30 days of the date of first publication specified herein along with the required filing fee. It must be in proper form and have proof of service on the plaintiff’s attorney or, if the plaintiff does not have an attorney, proof of service on the plaintiff. If you have any questions, you should see an attorney immediately. If you need help in finding an attorney, you may contact the Oregon State Bar’s Lawyer Referral Service online at www.oregonstatebar.org or by calling (503) 684-3763 (in the Portland metropolitan area) or toll-free elsewhere in Oregon at (800) 452-7636. This summons is issued pursuant to ORCP 7. RCO LEGAL, P.C. Alex Gund, OSB #114067 agund@rcolegal.com Attorneys for Plaintiff 511 SW 10th Ave., Ste. 400 Portland, OR 97205 P: (503) 977-7840 F: (503) 977-7963 PUBLISHED: The World - June 05, 12, 19 and 26, 2014 (ID-20253906) NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE On Monday, July 07, 2014 at the hour of 10:00 a.m. at the Front Door of the Coos County Courthouse, 250 North Baxter St. Coquille, Oregon, the defendant’s interest will be sold, subject to redemption, in the real property commonly known as: 93734 Hillcrest Lane, North Bend, OR 97459. The court case number is 13CV0342, where Wells Fargo Bank is plaintiff, and Dara Parvin; Linet Parvin, is defendant. The sale is a public auction to the highest bidder for cash or cashier’s check, in hand, made out to Coos County Sheriff’s Office. For more information on this sale go to: www.oregonsheriffs.com/sales.htm PUBLISHED: The World - June 05, 12, 19 and 26, 2014 (ID-20253895) NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Matter of Establishing Fees for Services and Revising Existing Fees Notice is hereby given that the Coos County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on June 18, 2014 at 9 a.m. in the large conference room at the Owen Bldg. in Coquille, Oregon to consider establishing new fees for County services and revising existing fees. Fees that will be considered include, but are not limited to, the Community Corrections, Road, and Solid Waste Departments. This hearing is open to the public and

Date: 6/5/14 Melissa Cribbins, Chair

FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014 You will be one step closer to financial security if you take control of your spending and investments. Learn as much as you can about managing your wealth. Trust in your own ability to make informed decisions that will help you raise your standard of living. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) — Taking note of advice from an older relative or friend will enrich your life and add to your prosperity. You will benefit from the experience others have acquired. CANCER (June 21-July 22) — Partnerships look promising in this current cycle. Consider getting in touch with a friend from your past. Make plans to travel or meet each other, or reconnect via email or social networks. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) — Stop avoiding your duties so that you can enjoy a little downtime with friends or family. The rewards will be worth the effort you expend. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Your inner spirit will be stifled if you give in to negative comments. Shake off old- fashioned or outdated attitudes and ideas and allow yourself room to grow. Unleash a unique plan that you’ve been contemplating. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — Depending on someone else will not get you anywhere today. Rely on your own attributes and finish whatever job you are given in order to avoid complaints and personal dissatisfaction. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — Get to know the people who live in your neighborhood. Your talents will be put to good use if you get involved in local issues. Join a group or volunteer for community events. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) — You should make time to participate in a work-related event. The information you receive will keep you in the know and ahead of the competition. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — You will have to go it alone if someone unexpectedly has a change of plans. Boost your attitude and update your look with a new hairdo or outfit.

Notice of Public Hearing on URA Budget The North Bend Urban Renewal Agency Board of Directors will hold a public hearing on June 18, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at North Bend City Hall Council Chambers, North Bend, Oregon. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014 as approved by the North Bend Urban Renewal Agency Budget Committee. A copy of the budget may be inspected or ob-

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — An irresistible offer will come your way. A social gathering with friends and neighbors will open your eyes to new opportunities. Make your home a welcoming place for family and friends. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) — Someone you respect and admire will want to form a partnership. Don’t make any hasty commitments. Put your cards on the table and see what develops. ARIES (March 21-April 19) — Don’t get exasperated with people who are having trouble keeping up. You have a lot of energy and stamina, so deploy a little patience to gain respect. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) — Improve your self-esteem by enhancing your appearance or getting in better shape. A romantic liaison will help motivate you. Love is in the stars. SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 2014 New opportunities will be revealed through associations with influential individuals who recognize what you have to offer. Reality may exceed your expectations where career changes are concerned. Demonstrate your abilities and pursue your dreams. Change is upon you, so seize the day. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) — Financial security should be on your mind. Scrutinize your spending history. Long-term investments or an improved cash flow will help you save more than you spend. CANCER (June 21-July 22) — You’ll be feeling unsure of yourself today. Getting involved in a creative project will keep your mind off your troubles. The satisfaction of completing something enjoyable will help to boost your spirits. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) — If someone suggests a new health regimen, take note. Showing an effort to be the best person you can be will make you feel good about your personal accomplishments as well as attract compliments.

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tained at City Hall Finance Office located at 835 California Street between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Mon.-Fri. or by visiting the city’s website at www.northbendcity.org This budget was prepared on the same basis of accounting as the preceding year. Budget Officer: Terence E. O’Connor PUBLISHED: The World - June 12, 2014 (ID-20254431)

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — If things are not progressing as you had hoped, make a change. Don’t confine yourself to old ideas and received wisdom. Look into new ways to use your skills in order to bypass obstacles. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — Don’t let a careless remark ruin your day. By putting your best foot forward and doing your own thing, you will show everyone that you have what it takes to win. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — Good fortune will be yours. You will find a favorable conclusion to a longtime problem, and others will go out of their way to help you. The future looks promising. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) — Your schedule will be chaotic. Tackle jobs that have been hanging over your head. Your energy will be contagious, and everyone around you will be motivated to help. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — You cannot escape personal issues. Don’t hide your true feelings. Dealing with them head-on will help you to move forward. Positive action brings stellar results. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — You may have more money than you think. Take a look around and determine which items you no longer use. Having a yard sale will bring you extra income. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) — Social functions are likely to lead to a special relationship. Take advantage of every invitation, and don’t be too shy to mingle. Your uniqueness will attract attention. ARIES (March 21-April 19) — Expect people around you to be overly critical. Don’t take it personally. Instead, get involved in a new project that will allow you to interact and meet new people. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) — Reuniting with people from your past will emphasize how far you’ve come.You will enjoy catching up and learning about the achievements and challenges that others have faced, as well.

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