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LaPaz & Lakeville, Indiana; July 31, 2009

July 31, 2009


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Recycling Containers: St. Joseph County residents who still don’t have their new recycling bins can call Borden Waste-Away Services at 1-800-683-6801.
Logan’s Run: August 1, Fun Walk starts at 8:30 a.m. and running starts at 8:35 p.m.; begins and ends at Notre Dame’s Stepan Center; registration Friday from 4-7 p.m. at pasta dinner at Logan Center (Jefferson Boulevard and 26th Street in South Bend) and Saturday from 6:30-8 a.m. at the registration tent at Notre Dame. Family Fun Fest begins after racing from 9 a.m.-noon.

Summer Concert Series (at St. Patrick’s County Park)

▪The Ultimate Doo-Wop Show: August 1, 8 p.m.; bands– Jimmy Beaumont and the Skyliners, The Contours featuring Sylvester Potts (with a tribute to James “Pookie” Hudson), The Reflections, The Volumes, Daddy G and the Church Street Five, Stormy Weather, The Blue Suede Orchestra.
▪Beach Boys: August 15, 7 p.m.

Beacon Sports

Midwest League:
Silver Hawks 2, River Bandits 1.
MLB National League: Cubs 12, Astros 3; Giants 7, Phillies 2; Dodgers 5, Cardinals 3 (10); Braves 6, Marlins 3 (10); Brewers 7, Nationals 3; Padres 7, Reds 4; Rockies 4, Mets 2; Mets 7, Rockies 0.
MLB American League: White Sox 3, Yankees 2; Orioles 7, Royals 3; Red Sox 8, Athletics 5; Rangers 7, Mariners 1.
MLB Notes: Trades–Cubs trade RHPs Kevin Hart–who had won three starts in a row–and Jose Ascanio along with minor league INF Josh Harrison to the Pirates for LH reliever John Grabow and LHP Tom Gorzelanny; Dodgers acquire former All-Star closer George Sherill from the Orioles for two minor leaguers; Red Sox–Manny Ramirez, David “Big Papi” Ortiz tested positive for PEDs in 2003 while both were with Red Sox.
WNBA: Fever 94, Sun 85 (OT) (K. Douglas 32 points, 6 rebounds; A. Jones 21 points, 9 rebounds); Monarchs 101, Silver Stars 93 (OT), (B. Hammon 38 points, 6 assists; N. Powell 21 points, 7 rebounds); Mystics 78, Liberty 75 (A. Beard 28 points, 6 rebounds; J. McCarville 28 points, 6 rebounds); Dream 106, Mercury 76 (first loss by Mercury to an Eastern Conference team this season) (S. Lyttle 15 points, 12 rebounds).
NBA Notes: Lakers–Lamar Odom signs multi-year deal to stay with Lakers.
Soccer: CONCACAF Champs League–Puerto Rico Islanders 1, Toronto FC 0;
Boxing: Gatti–Brazilian authorities rule former boxing champ Arturo Gatti’s death a suicide; drop murder investigation against Gatti’s widow.
Video Gaming: Video gamers making hundreds of thousands of dollars; 11-year-old has already made enough to finance private college education.
NFL Notes: Rams–Rams sign OT Jason Smith, second overall pick in this year’s draft.
Midget Racing: Quarter midget cars to race at Newton Park in Lakeville this weekend at first Hoosier 100 race; racers look like go-carts and go 45 MPH; drivers range from ages 5-16; practice this afternoon; race begins at 9 a.m. tomorrow; admission is free.


Local Headlines: Shooting–man urinating in South Bend alley accidentally shoots self; Amputation–South Bend man partially amputates finger; Places, Everyone–unpaid extras needed today at 5:30 p.m. to play fans for a wrestling scene in movie filmed by Mishawaka High School graduate Dez Dolly; scene will be filmed at MHS; Acquital–Gary Stokes acquited in shooting death of Derec Foulkes, 39, at Southeast Side Reunion last year; claimed self-defense; jury deliberated less than one hour; Foulkes had spent 17 years in prison for shooting Stokes, Stokes’ son, and another man in 1991; Half-Days?–State Rep. Ryan Dvorak, D-SB, pushes for half-days on school schedules; says would allow flexibility to school schedules; Buy Home–City of Mishawaka looking for first-time home buyers to enroll in program; applicants must be able to afford $80,000 mortgage but must not exceed income guidelines; Fire–four fire departments battle blaze at vacant west side South Bend home; home had been abandoned ever since catching fire four years ago; Sobriety Checks–Indiana State Police will set up sobriety checkpoints in St. Joseph, Elkhart, Marshall, and Kosciusko counties today; Clunkers–“Cash for Clunkers” program may have exceeded $1-billion budget in first week.
Area Headlines: Presidential Visit–President Obama to visit Elkhart again Wednesday; will be fourth trip to city in last four months; Try for Birdie–Rochester (IN) golf course to allow goose hunting; Goshen–four youths caught after playing “chicken” with oncoming train early this morning forcing engineer to make emergency stop; Belated Honor–four Michiana WWII veterans receive French Legion of Honor yesterday at Niles Public Library; French Consul General Jean Baptiste de Boissiere makes trip from consulate in Chicago to do honors.


National/World Headlines: White House–President Obama, professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Cambridge (MA) police Sgt. James Crowley, and Vice-President Biden have “frank” discussion over beer on patio by White House Rose Garden; Crowley says no one apologized; president had Bud Light, Gates had Samuel Adams Light, Crowley had Blue Moon, vice-president had non-alcoholic; Crowley and Gates say they plan to meet again; Congress–Congress wants say on Wall Street pay; Massachsetts–Boston police officer suspended from duties as captain in National Guard and placed on administrative leave pending termination hearing after using racial slur in referring to Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; woman claimed baby she cut from mother’s womb was hers; New York–NYC giving some of its homeless one-way tickets out of town; Spain–Spanish police defuse second bomb on island of Mallorca; first bomb kills two police officers in their patrol vehicle; Nigeria–death toll climbs as government forces continue to battle militants; leader of Islamic sect blamed for violence killed.
Entertainment: Depp Bites: Johnny Depp to play vampire Barnabas Collins in movie based on 1960’s Gothic soap opera “Dark Shadows;” Seinfeld Reunion–Seinfeld cast to reunite on season finale of HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm;” Jon-Kate Continues–reality show “Jon and Kate Plus 8” to continue despite Jon and Kate Gosselin’s divorce.

Today High 80 Low 60 Sunny
Sat High 82 Low 60 Mostly Sunny
Sun High 80 Low 64 Sunny
High 82 Low 64 Isolated T-Storms
Tue High 81 Low 63 Sunny

TV Listings: 16–8 p.m., Southland; 9-11 p.m., Dateline NBC; 22–8 p.m., Ghost Whisperer; 9 p.m., Flashpoint; 10 p.m., Numb3rs; 25–8 p.m., Smallville; 9 p.m., Everybody Hates Chris; 9:30 p.m., The Game; 10-11 p.m., Seinfeld (two episodes); 28–8 p.m., Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?; 9 p.m., Mental; 10 p.m., Fox 28 News; 34–8-10 p.m., My Music: My Generation–The 60’s; 10 p.m., Freedom Songs: The Music of the Civil Rights Movement; 46–8 p.m., Lester Sumrall Teaching; 8:30 p.m., LESEA in Action; 9 p.m., Harvest; 10 p.m., Wisdom Keys with Mike Murdock; 10:30 p.m., Joyce Meyer; 57–8 p.m., Surviving Suburbia; 8:30 p.m., The Goode Family; 9-10 p.m., According to Jim (two episodes); 10 p.m., 20/20; 69–8-10 p.m., Friday Night Smackdown; 10 p.m., Maury.

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