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Saturday, Michelle says she is hoping her best pal, Tasia Veloz, can hang out, spend the night and then take in the big Sunday swimming party at Black Hawk College. It, too, is in honor of Michelle becoming a teenager.

Later Sunday, Michelle will study she has a 4.0 grade point average and practice the flute. She loves playing the flute and hopes someday to be part of the top notch marching band at United Township High School.

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“I’ve had some friends tell me I’m heading for disaster,” said Michelle, courteous to a fault. “It’s my 13th birthday, and it’s on Friday the 13th. I’m not superstitious. I really don’t understand the word and all the bad luck stuff that comes with Friday the 13th. I really haven’t thought about that end of things. It’s my birthday, and I’m excited about turning 13.”

Truth be told, Michelle’s schedule does not permit much time to worry or think about the double 13, so called bad luck combination she’s dealing with today. She has her grades to maintain and must practice the flute. There are commitments as a student council member, and there is swimming. She is practicing and taking extra lessons in hopes of joining the East Moline Swim Club this spring.

“I’m looking forward to today and the weekend,” Michelle said. “There’s a lot going on with my family, my friends and with my birthday. I’m not scared or worried. I wouldn’t know about being superstitious if people wouldn’t have said something to me about the day.”

Michelle, who has her eye on attending the University of Florida and chasing a career as a marine biologist, already has one part of the day out of the way.

“My grandmother Robin bought me one present I really wanted, a new pair of Uggs (boots),” Michelle said. “I already have them, and they are great. But getting to spend the day with my family and friends is enough, really.”
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In 11 days, the Indians’ catchers and pitchers (yes, I put the catchers first. Why do pitchers always get top billing?) will report to Goodyear, Ariz., for the start of spring training.

For some fans, particularly those who were less than thrilled with the Indians’ decision to re sign the inconsistent starter this offseason, that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Truth is, Tribe supporters who didn’t like the then Carmona before his arrest in the Dominican Republic downright despise him now.

According to government statistics, as reported by Rural Poverty Portal, more than one third of the Dominican population lives in poverty, with the majority of those existing in “extreme poverty.” Further, about 20 percent of the poorest Dominicans do not receive most types of social assistance because they are without proper documentation, such as birth certificates and identity papers.

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You learn that a 15 or 16 year old with a sweet swing or a power fastball is worth a lot more to this man with the clipboard than a 19 or 20 year old is.

And you look back again at the shack that houses your hungry family.

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McHale worked at Prestige Yacht Management in Annapolis. On Nov. 5, 2016, he was tasked with winterizing a few boats. A routine job, he set to work on one of the boats.

Several hours later, McHale was dead. He died from an overexposure to carbon monoxide. When paramedics found him unconscious on the boat, the engines were still running and a strong smell of exhaust was still billowing from the shrink wrapped boat.

McHale’s parents, Aleta and Brian Ball, call it the worst day of their lives.

They have cried, they have prayed and they have cremated their son.

There are no Maryland laws that stipulate an appropriate procedure for winterizing boats. The Ball family is worried their tragedy could happen to someone else’s family.

Now is the time for action.

“He is in an urn sitting on our desk,” Aleta Ball said, fighting back tears. “It’s been the first year so we are trying to make something positive out of something so tragic. Being the sailboat capital of the world, you would think there would be awareness, stickers, pamphlets.”

She said, “I can’t help but thinking, they wouldn’t have him out there doing this if they were aware of some of the dangers.”

The Balls have partnered with state Sen. Ed Reilly, R Crofton, on two pieces of legislation.

One bill would require education and instruction on carbon monoxide safety and poisoning prevention. That legislation also would require placement of carbon monoxide, or CO, warning labels and detection systems on vessels with enclosed accommodation compartments.

If passed, boats failing to meet the criteria could not be operated or sold. Failure also would come with a $1,000 civil penalty fine. The bill also calls for the creation of a brochure discussing the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning.

Reilly’s other bill has been dubbed Matthew’s Law. Its purpose is much simpler: prohibiting businesses from winterizing boats that have already been shrink wrapped. It has been named after McHale due to its specificity.

McHale’s parents are adamant the legislation would help prevent another tragedy.

His death was preventable, Aleta Ball said.

“We want to save lives,” Brian Ball said. “It is such common sense.”

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McHale recently had bought a boat he planned to live on. He was familiar with boating and engines, having learned mechanic skills at school. He enjoyed helping friends who had engine problems.

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He remembered telling the officers, “Please don’t tell my wife her son is dead.”

Krauss stayed with the family for several hours, talking and crying with them.

He has stayed in touch.

“I’ve been on the force for 21 years, I’ve had to make a lot of (death) notifications,” Krauss said. “This one was particularly hard. It could have been prevented if the company had better policies. It makes no sense why you would ever winterize a boat after it was shrink wrapped. It makes no sense to me.”

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McHale had been running the engines in the covered boat, as required in the winterizing process. Typically shrink wrap is placed on the boat after the engines have been filled with antifreeze and idled.

After working for a bit, McHale sent text messages to a supervisor that he wasn’t feeling well, Krauss said.
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Others suggest it’s a common headspace for many police forces. Leslie Bikos, a former London police officer now studying police forces, wrote in the Globe and Mail this week that, “The culture of policing was originally built on white, traditionally masculine, conservative norms, and is based on hyper masculinity, loyalty and, above all, silence.”

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Why? Because of where it all began.

I’ve never been a rookie police officer, but I have been a rookie firefighter. And while times have hopefully changed for firefighters now, I can tell you that I experienced remarkably, “white, traditionally masculine, conservative norms based on hyper masculinity, loyalty and, above all, silence.” And that doesn’t serve anyone.

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Ms. Morgan is a longtime resident of Catawba County and a Development Specialist for Women’s Resource Center. She volunteers her time as a court appointed child advocate with the Catawba Valley Guardian Ad Litem Association and has served on several area boards, including the Western Piedmont Symphony, Hickory Community Theatre and the Guardian Ad Litem Association.

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Mr. Wright is a Caldwell County native. from North Carolina State University.

Mr. Wright first came to work for the city in 2011.

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