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62 Years In The Firefighter Accused Of Burglary Fired SEE STORY ON PAGE 23 SEE PAGE 2 Weed And Seed Heads To E. Tampa SEE PAGE 2 Attempted Murder Suspect Sought SEE PAGE 23 llan Dies In Police CustOdy SEE PAGE 23 32nd PASTORAL ANNIVERSARY Reverend T. J. and First Lady Mary Reed were the guests of honor last week when their 32nd anniversary was observed at Grace Mary Missionary Baptist Church. The anniversary culminated with a 3:30 p. m. service on Sunday afternoon. The guests were Bishop Eddie Newkirk and the at St. John Cathedral. (Photograph by Julia Jackson)


,.... 0 0 C'll ,FEATURES a) C'll :E >=<( Non-Profit To Host Festival For Local Fathers c W Fathers throughout the Tampa Bay area will have an 1-event geared specifically for them next month. The Fatherhood Assistance Legal & Lifestyle Services (F.A.L.L.S.), Inc. will host their 6th Annual Father's Day In The Park Event on Saturday, June 16th. The purpose of the event is to help launch a Dads Hotline, which will serve as a free referral service to prevent domestic and family disputes in the Tampa Bay area. "We're .looking for Men's Choirs, fathers, parents, grand. parents, businesses and organi zations who will come and participate," said Jimmie L. Gray, president of F.A.L.L.S. Inc. The local non-profit is seeking sponsorships and donations to help fund their Dads JIMMIE L. GRAY President, Fatherhood Assistance Legal & Lifestyle Services, Inc. (F.A.L.L.S.) Hotline as well as other events the organization will host. The event will be held on Saturday, June 16th at the MLK Recreation Complex located at 2300 N. Oregon Avenue from 3 to 8 p m F.A L.L.S is also inviting those interested in being exhibitors for the event. A registration packet for the event must be completed by June 2nd. "This is something that could have a lasting affect on fathers, and the City of Tampa as a whole," said Gray. Those wishing to sponsor or participate in the event may contact Jimmie L. Gray at (813) 401-4876, Deacon Fred or Vivian Gray at (813) 8752346 or Rev. Linda Reese at (813) 621-7679 Reporter I Writer Antione Davis can be reached at (813) 248-1921. He can also be reached at adavjs@flscntinel.com. Free Adult, Child VIsion Screenings Planned a: u. c z <( c w w :::;:::) 1-> a: w > w c w J: w ::::i m :::;:::) a. z i= w ...J ...J :::;:::) m I ...J w z i= z w w <( c a: 0 ...J u. BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel StaffWriter Members of Prevent Blind ness Florida, a nonprofit orga nization, will conduct three free vision screenings for adults and children during the month of June. The screenings will take place in Plant City, the University of South Florida area, and the Ruskin area. The first vision screening will take place at the Plant City Clinic, 302 N. Michigan Avenue, in Plant City, on Tuesday, June 12th. The screenings will take place from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. On Thursday, June 14th, the screenings will be held at the University Area Community Center, 13601 N. 22nd Street. The screenings begin at 9 a HAVE YOU BEEN INJURED IN A ACCIDENT? Were You HurtY NHCI A Good Doctor And Someone Who Will Properly Document Your CaseY Need Your Car FixedY Need A Ride To The DoctorY Friendly and Courteous Staff Members If You Answered. YES To Anv Of These Questions, Then You Need To Call Me Now "Having Been In Several Acddents Myself,, I Know Just What To Do To Get The Best Results For Vou"ll Before You Sign Up \lllth Anyone Else, Call He. My Services Are FREE And Can Help KMp You From Making A Costly Hlstllkel Must tie 21 .,_-..rs of h.,. credit card & velld drtvers lkense. whUe we do wow wOI'k. Minimum $1.5oo.oo EsiiiiNIIe. Provided Br. COREVs CLASSIC PAINT G-BODY until 2:00p.m. The final screening for the month of June in this area will take place on Wednesday, June 2oth, from 9 a .m until 1:30 p.m. It will be held at the Joyce Ely Clinic, 205 14th Avenue, S.E. in Ruskin The screenings will be conduct;d by nationally certified Pr event Blindness Florida staff and volunteers. Children are screened for risk for misalign ed eyes and refractive errors while adults are screened for risk for cataracts, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy as well as vision acuity. Thos e who do not pass the risk screening are referred to their eye care professional for a complete dilated eye examination Prevent Blindness Florida may also be able to assist indi viduals who qualify financially to obtain free examinations and eyeglasses. In addition, eye vitamin samples and informa tion about eye safety and health will be available No appointments are\ required for the screenings. Prev ent Blindn ess Florida, is an affiliate of Prevent Blindness America. The organization was found'ed in 1957, and focuses on promoting a continuum of vision care. The program services thousands th"rough advocacy, publi c health professional education, community program s, screen ings, and research, Ms. Kitty Rawson, spokesperso n for the organization said. For more information about Prevent Blindness Florida or the screenings, contact Ms. Jennifer Whittington at (813) 874-2020 ext. 108, or mhittinKton@preyentblindnessfl.or &. Additional information about Prevent Blindness Florida and its programs is available at www.preyentblindness ,O[K. Weed And Seed Meeting Held For East Tampa In attendance for the Weed and Seed Proposal Meeting were representatives from virtually every East Tampa civic, neighborhood, and social organization. On Thursday at the Ragan Park Community Center, Tampa Police Major Bob Guidara and William Daniels of the U.S. Attorney's Office presented a proposal to residents of East Tampa. The proposal was for the implementation of a Weed and Seed Program. The program will be funded for a s-year period with the goal of chang ing problems in East Tampa as it pertains to crimes, violent and non-violent. In his presentation to community representatives and others in attendance, Daniels pointed out the objectives of the program. The primary objective is to weed out the crime and criminals from your communities and seed in social services and community development. "T o do this, it will take a collaborative effort between the City of Tampa Police Department, Community Development, Parks and Recreation, Clean Cities, Code Enforcement, neighborhood residents, businesses, faithbased organizations, crime watch groups and educators." Federal support for the 5-year program will be $175,000 the first year, $250,000 the second, $275,000 the third, $2oo,ooo the fourth, and $100,000 in the final year, totaling $1 million. The affected area boundaries will be 30th Street to the West, 56th Street to the East, South to the Interstate, and North to Hillsborougli Avenue. Currently in that area, there are 10,000 residents, making the program an Urban Initiative under the guidelines of the federally funded program Each of the 5 communities within the area will need to create a needs assessment to determine exactly what's needed in their community. After that assessment, the y will have 2 months to apply for the funds to implement th'e program. The East Tampa Revitali za tion Partnership already has a program in place, and will combine their initiative with the Weed and Seed -initiative within the guidelines of the Weed and Seed Program. Tampa Police Lt. Craig Roberts will be the coordinator for the application process Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at (813) 248-0724, or e-mailed at leon@jlsentinel.com. SOfE. Kennedy Blvd. Suite 1225 ll!.#iJ Tampa, FL 33602 Phone #: (813) 223-3900 The hiring or. lwyer Is .. i mportant decision ond should not be"-Oil lldverusc,tnents lief""' you decide. Mk u s to seud you free written our q\u.l[flcMionJ and eAperieuce. -'


FEATURE Mother, Daughter Abuse Victims Want To Create Awareness -1 c: m (J) c Angela Moore a nd h e r d a u ghter are r ecove ring from p ast experi e nc es tha t m ay h av e l eft oth e r s e ither suicidal or cont e mpl a ting rev e ng e s: told it's all right They tend to accept the behavior as being normal, so it's easy for them to pick up on 1\:1 it themselves." Wh a t Ms. Moore is trying to do now i s cre a t e awareness a mong fem a les of all ages who 've victims of s ex ual a buse. When she w as 11 y e ars old s h e w a s the victim of r a pe. Th e incident c ause d h e r to h ave a d ee p resentment toward m e n although she say s her fath e r is a good man. Ms. Moore wants to put together a foundation that will help victims like she and her daughter deal with these incidents, and support them in their efforts to bring the abusers to justice I w a s afra i d a nd e mb a rr asse d t o tell him a nd I didn t want to go hom e Ms. Moore s a id she st a rted he a lin g the da y s h e g ot a call f ron rb.e. ( d().ughter a nd f ound out s he had starte q a ga y Th a t w a s the r esult of m y d a ught e r be i n g ra p e d b y th e s ame m a n r ap e d me Th e re s thi s to yourse lf Y ou can' t h e lp othe rs i f y ou don' t t e ll your story to someo n e These p e opl e n ee d t o b e re m oved fro m s o ciety a nd dealt with. Sometimes, that's the reason these things go unreported Family members talk you out of it or don t believe it ever happened. It' s hard to con vince someone in love with a man that he's a rapist. ANGELA MOORE ''I'm trying to create awareness. I know there are other women out there who've gone through this. I'm trying to convince them to take a stand and put a stop to it. If you don t they will continue to rape and molest other women even members of your family. They are sick and they need help. Ms. Moore said she s discovered that the men who perform these acts h av e problems in their past. I understand there is some fear. I understand that some victims believe the abusers when they apologize and say they won t do it again. But, they always do, and most victims never do anything." Ms. Moore said although she and her daughter continue to wear -the emotional scars from their incidents, they are capable of functioning normally and developing other relation ships. Sometimes you get a little apprehensive, but once you explain to your mate what's happened in your past, they understand. If they don't then you know that's not the right person for you. Ms. Moore has been granted permission to speak on June gth at Copeland Park to address other young people who may be suffering from what h a ppened to her and her daughter. She itlso plans to wr i te a book in the future and hopes it will have a huge imp a ct Reporter L eon B. Crews can be reached Ms. Moore's daught e r i s 20 years o ld no w a nd she finall y m a de her file c h a r ges in th e i nc i d e nt. She w a s onl y 9 w h e n th e i ncid e nt occurr ed. Th ey a re e ith e r victims of abus e th e msel v es or th e p rodu c t of a n a bu s ive r e l a tion s hip. Sometimes th ey a r e r aise d in a n e nvironm e nt w h e r e the y are at (813) 248-0724, or e-mailed at "T1 leon@flsentinel.com. 5 s379 or MSRP$33,650 2 or more at thi s price 306HP-V6-Auto, Leather, JourneyPkg, $.unroof, 6 DISC Player 3 9 month, 1o,ooo mile s $),852 cash d o wn plu s 1 s t ent, tax. deal e r fee, no secur ity fee, residu a l v alue t ot a l down p a yment $5, 465, IFS lease WAC Off e r ends 5 / 31/07. In stoc k unit s only. per montll '77 +tax or 180 2 or more at this price 2.99/d UP TO 60 MO 2 4 m o n t h t o ,ooo m i les, $ 5,900 cash d own plus 1 s t paym ent, tax. deal e r fee, n o securny fee, residua l v alue S 30936.2o, t o t a l d own p a yment S7o41 5 ,IFS, Lease, WI>(.. 'Mus t have 720 o r b e tt e r c r e dit score. Olhr e nds s/J t /07 Pre-Owned Certified IN Fl N ITI 2003-20061NFINITI 635 COUPE IN FIN IT I LOKEY INFINITI I lait d.d.r n o t rpon tlbl lor FX35 197.0 U S HWY. 19 N., CLEARWATER, FL TEL: (866) 295 ta., t a x ond $ 699 d.oler 2007-Mercedes-Benz C230 PER R.\ TAX L.H-. 10.000 n'11" 10t11 d.Jt '' .SS.:'E-1. t..MP of ith tf'llllld.lflll W A C. ST OCK 'tiA5';" .. 01 ende !.'3 1 10? 2007 Mercedes-Benz E350 Mercedes-Benz PRE-OWNED 2001 thru 2006 Certified C Classes 1998 thru 2005 SL Convertibles Starting at $16 999 lmttd avllob ll(y ........... l .. JJ c )> (J) m z ::::! z m r-1 OJ c: rrm -1 z "'tt c: m r c;; ::::1: m 0 m < m JJ -< -1 c: m (J) 0 )> z 0 ., :11 6


EDITORIALS I COLUMNS FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN (U S PS 202 140 ) 2207 2 1 s t Avenue Tampa Ftondn 33605 (6 1 3) 24819 2 1 Published Every T uesdoy and Friday By FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN PUBLISHING Co., M ember ol N altonal N ewspaper Publishers Assocm t1on (NNPA) and Amalgamated Publi shers, I nc New York Cl1 990 CP Tunol n t ernatonal POSTMASTER: Send Address Change To Florida Sentinel Bulletin, P.O Box 3363 Temp11, FL 33601 Penodlcal Postage Patd At Tnrnpa, FL W W Andrews 1874-1931 (1919) C Blythe Andrews \901 (1945) Foundera C. BLYTME ANDREWS, JR. CHAIRMAN S KAY ANDREWS, PUBLISHER C BL YTME ANDREWS Ill, PRESIOENT/CONffiOLLER GWEN HAYES, EDITOR BETTY DAWKINS, ADVERTISING DIRECTOR KEITH GEORGE, CIRCULATION DIRECTOR Subs cri pt ions-$44. 00 P e r Yea r B oth Ed i t io ns: $8 7 0 0P er Yea r O ne E di t ion Opm100s on edrtonal pages olths newspaper by Colummsts or Guesl Wnters do not necessarily renectthe ed1tona1 stance ol The Florida S entinel BuUetl n Of t he Publ isher Spoiling For Anothe r Fightl s i peaking on condition of anonymity, sources _:, < have revealed some. more troubling .about what the White House knew and when It knew it, before the United States invaded Iraq. The anonymous source close to the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation of the Iraqi War stated that c United States Intelligence agencies warned top Bush a: Administration officials in early 2003 that invading u. Iraq would set the stage for the growth and expansion of Iran and Al-Qaida influence in Iraq. Furthermore, < intelligence agencies had also warned the Bush Administration that Am.erica's presence in Iraq would o cause Iraqi recruits to flock to extremist groups. Alas, ffi all the intelligence agencies' predictions have come ;:::, true. 1-Thus, after a massive hunt for weapons of mass iX: destruction, which came up empty-handed, and the W loss of over 3,000 American lives, we find ourselves > w bogged down in a quagmire of a war that most o Am.ericans oppose. Yet, the President and his cabinet still aren't listening to anyone with an ounce of sense rJ) when it comes to getting us out of the quicksand we :::i appear to be sinking even deeper into. To make matters worse, the Democratic Congress can't seem to pull a. us out of this mess either. Indeed, any approach they Z take is portrayed as not being loyal to our troops (at tu least 25% of whom want out oflraq as well). -' Now, barely has Congress and President Bush 5 arrived at a compromise measure on the budget and a m confusing withdrawal strategy for Iraq, when a naval ..J show of force is taking place in the Persian Gulf. w z Deploying more than 17,000 Marine and Navy troops t= on assault and carrier ships, last week to the Persian ffi Gulf to conduct training maneuvers and ''war games," rJ) were designed allegedly to show Iran that America < "means business" when it sat down to talk to the 0 Iranian Am.bassador recently. We shall see where all of this leads us. However, we -' encourage our congressional representatives to take a u.. get tough attitude with pulling us out of Iraq and avoiding military conflict with Iran. We don't need two wars. Pass it on. Excessive Force: How To Avoid Its Usel time we read about a new case of an innoBlack or Hispanic person who is injured who loses his of her life during an exchange with a law enforcemept officer, we attempt to think of ways that the situation could have been avoided. W e already know it's a proven fact that Blacks and Hispanics are more likely to be searched, and subjected to the threat of force when stopped by a law enforcement officer. Because of these facts, we wish to share some tips -=r with our audience regarding how to conduct w themselves when approached by a police officer on the C!J street, Qr in a car, regardless of the reason. These suglf are supported by, and can be found in infor-The Need For Effective Police Sensitivity Training (Series) status of the Black community is under siege here in Tampa like a police state. The pres ence of police cars and white officers, who evidently lack sensitivity training, makes this presence most abusive to Black citizens. The current Chief of Police does not have a police review board to effectively involve meaning_ ful Black input. Black institutional leadership must call for such involvement as a review board to help implement effective police sensi tivity training The police killing of Blacks here in Tampa is well docu-mented. Even beyond the ing Black citizens, especially crucial decade of the 1950s Black youth. The racial proand 6os, the numbers confiling policy is not adhered to tinued to grow from decade by white police persons who to decade. are in a majority in our comTampa 's police department munity. There are no Black has a Operating supervisors who are present Procedure 821. III. 'Stop and for oversight. The mayorfrisk of an individual states: promised an extra effort to "If there are articulablefacts amend the upward, recruitsupporting a r easonable-ment of Blacks on the Tampa suspicion that a person has Police Department. When committed a criminal shall or will it happen? offense or is about to com-Unfortunately, the current mit a criminal offense, that Black political advocacy are person may be stopped in overlooking these issues for order to identify him, ques-more "safer" issues than tion him briefly or detain Civil Rights protection for him briefly while attempting the masses of grass root to get additional informa-Black people. This must tion ." Florida Statue 901.151. change by a new leadership However this principle of call coming from the Black law is not followed concerncommunity. My Point Of View El By Iris Holton The Most Serious Charge? aving been associat : ed with law enforce%>:""*-''''-""': ment for several years, I truly understand how p eop l e are charged with crimes. But while the taking of one's freedom is not a laughing matter, the manner in which charges are filed sometimes can be. Time and time again, we hear of an individual who faces a laundry list of criminal charges ranging from murder to kidnapping, and any multitude .of felonies. After the arrest of the individual, the system reflects page upon page of criminal charges. It is quite clear that the person will not see the light of day for a very long time if ever. So, why is it n ecessary to add minor misdemeanor charges as well? The answer is simple -they can. It's. almost comical to read the list of serious crimes only to reach the end of the document and realize the person has also been charged with --DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED OR REVOKED. It' s as if, the murder, armed robbery, kidnapping, or sexual battery charges don't stick, then that misd e meanor is sure to attract the .attention of the sentencing judge. In essence, all that does is result in adding another layer of paperwork to court computers. Iri the past, jail officials were required to tr-ansport the prisoners downtown to the courthouse to appear in person b efore a judge. However that practice was brought to an end after a prisoner escaped after being taken to court. But mistakes continue to happen Just this week, a man being held on armed battery charges appeared before a judge and was sentenced to time .served. He was mistakenly released from jail although the more serious charges were still pending. He allegedly contacted his attorney and surrendered, but he was in a position to seek out the alleged victim if he had chosen to do so Perhaps, if the state plans to continue pursuing misde meanor charges, they should be the last case heard before a judge The courts plan to bring a new computer on line next year that would provide real tim e data. But until then we wait. After all the most serious charge is what keeps a person in jail. If driving with a suspended license was the most serious charge, the court dockets wouldn'tbe overflowing. mation and brochures distributed by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE). First, we encourage our readers on the streets to answer all questions by any officer, remain calm and do not "run off at the mouth," even when you know the officer is behaving unprofessionally. Do not resist a body search, and follow all verbal instructions unless your healffi or personal safety is at risk. (In that case, ask to speak to the officer's supervisor.) If in a car, pull over onto a well-lit area where people ae visible. Stay in the car until told to exit. Don't make any udden moves, and let the officers know if you have to retrieve papers from the glove compartm nt or floor. Your car can be searched for "probable cause." Request tlte officer' name, bad 7e numb r and car number politely, if you are unhappy with how you're being treat d. We wish you all happy motoring.


COLUMNS 'The Big Payoff! teeth of fe roci o u s battl e f ull y aware call that person a Black Mar i ne A n d h a ve y ou e v e r won d e r ed why they di e d s o \villing l y? Some say Crispus Attucks was d runk. Th a t s wh y he spread himself in front of thro n gs of di sg run t l e d Bostonians and lay sprawled on a cobbl estone street, blo o d y and lifeless. But historians argue, Attucks cou l d h ave been e l sewhe re Why w a s he there, drunke n o r othe r:wise? Wha t was Attucks l ook ing for tha t drew him to those deadly streets? And o n ce hosti lit i e s h a d beg un t o e a rnest what drew other Black men and yes, Black women, to put on pants, strap on. daggers and swords, take old muskets and face certain death for a dream that had no intent i ons of granting them com pan y ? What w as wr ong with them? Were they a ll crazy? If we could have canvas sed men like Prince Whipple and Salem Poor -two Revolutionary W a r heroes of African d escent -and asked them w h y they ri sked their l iv e s, d o y o u t hink resp on ses wou ld h ave bee n nobl e or would they simply have said Mas t e r t o ld me to fight, so I picke d up a gun and f ol;lght ," something like tha t? In othe r w o r ds, what caused Black m e n and wo men to f i ght, w h e n it wa s n't their fight to begi n w ith? Histo rians haven't told us. However, e a ch M e mori a l Day drum rolls are softer and slower; flags are flown at half mas t and p eople make great s p eeclies about h e roi c d ee d s o f d ea d m e n ... m a n y of th e m B l ack. T h ey reco unt how th ey d i ed but t hey nev e r t ell u s why. M ay b e the y don't know all hoopl a b a r e hi s chest to s eas on e d s oldiers, and s uff e r th e fir s t sh o t s of a wor l d r evo luti o n Th o u g h it s truggl es c un nin g ly, Ame ric a s till ca nn o t f a th o m wh a t would m a k e Blci ck s l aves in th e a nt e b ellum S o uth pi c k up a rm s a nd go to war o n b e h a l f o f the Confederacy. Didn' t they re a lize what w ould h a pp e n i f the South won? But the confu s i on is just as thi c k on the s id e o f th e ir oppon e nts. Didn t Blac k Uni o n soldier s real ize that wh ether they won or no t m os t U nion rep r e se n t at ives had abso l ute l y no intention of keeping their p r o mise of "FO RT Y A CRES AN D A MU LE?" And yet thes e -men o f color fought on anyway Were they stupid? W ere they blind? Wh a t was the color of the d r eam in their h ea d s? In the Spani s h America n War, they fou ght, only to have Teddy Roosevelt co n ve n ientl y f o rge t B u ffalo S oldiers saved .hi s l i f e. Du ri n g t he First W orl d War Black so ldiers fou ght, only to march home and be l y n c h e d b y the t h ousands D uring the Second World War they fough t b u t h a d to ri d e in the back of buses w hen t hey came hom e Korea, Vietnam, now Iraq and Afg h a nistan. T hese pl aces are litter e d with t h e b r a i ns and bones o f young men and women w hose complexi o n has caused th e m t o confront a n enem y who o f t e nt imes l ooked j u st l ike th em. An d t h e quest i o n h as a l ways b ee n W HAT IS THE P A Y O F F? W H AT I S THE R E WARD F OR OUR LOYALTY?" Are w e d ream e r s, or a r e we the bigges t fool s God e v e r made? And if ind ee d w e are fools, who are w e fooling? ::: ::: .. :::: By kiNSEY c m en 0 :: The Price Of Gas Is Ridiculous 1\) 1\) 0 0 ""-J wake m e up. The gas pump did that the other day when I pu t $30 worth of gas i n my vehicle at a cost of $3.09 a gallon. It was the first time in my l ife that I had paid more than $2.89 for a gallon of gas I ca n remember not too long ago I didn't a t a gas s tation if the gas _cost $2 87 a gallon. Today, I rush to a station that charges less than $3 a gallon. Something must be done t o control the soaring cost of gas. Th ere was a time w h e n driving was co n sidered a l ux u ry. That is no l o n ger the 'fo the summer is over. T o many fo lks, their car air conditioners have become obsolete because of the additional consumpti on of gas, they can t affo r d to use it anymore. Americans have got to become more gas conserva ti v e. One pre dicts that if drivers cut thei r gas u sage b y one gallon a week gas prices will d r op dramat i cally. I say drivers let' s do just that. A reduc ti o n in th e pri ce o f gas is a must. It i s a lso imper ative that A m eric ... once suggest price of g a s s h o ul d b e rai s ed to $5 a gallon to g e t the casual rider off the high ways. It was funny at the t i m e It i s n t funny now because i t i s very r eal tha t this c ould happen, and not just to the cas u a l ride rs. Like I said, I nev e r dreamed that g a s w ou ld ge t to $ 3 a ga ll o n but it h a s. I d o n t b e lie v e that gas will go to $5 a gallon, but unless so m ething i s done, it could. ., r 0 ::c a )> en m !4 z m r I tD c: r r m ::f z 'Watch Out There, Novvl' c: tD r-c;; % m c m < m ::c -< -t c: m en c bile, we the majority of work :ing-class Americans count our nickels, dimes and pennies at th e gas pumps, minimum wage has yet to reach a high that would relieve some of the pressure. Last week, somebody sent me an e-mail; it showed a house "owned by the family of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan AI Nahyan, the former president of the United Arab Emirates and ruler of Abu-Dhabi." Did you get it, too? We don't have to go that far to look at wealth to the "nth power! We can do that right here at home "The minimum wage is $5.15 an hour. Democrats want to raise it to $7. 25. During the past nine years, as Democrats have tried unsuccessfully to increase the minimum wage, members of Congress have voted to give themselves pay raises technically 'cost of living increases tot a ling $31,600 or mor e than $15 a n hour for a 40-hour w eek, 52 w ee ks a y ear, according to the Congressional R e s earch S e rvic e June 2006. We live in a country wher e "If yoters have no e ff e ctive way to influence elections, then the elections are effec tively rigged and the voters are disenfranchised. Politicians can rig elections in two ways: 1. They can engage in vote fraud, and risk scandal and imprisonment, or 2) They can pass election laws that give them selves an unassailable legal advantage," Reform.org to the discerning ste p to the head of the class. And, for the rest of us, know that every year, politicians give themselves anywhere from 32% to 64% increase(s) in their salaries It s a staitling contrast to see our provincial government politicians giving themse lves gigantic raises while our newspaper reports on the lack of funds for basic community needs, like homeless shelters and such When some employees are lucky to get two per cent to five per cent wage increases, how i s it e thic a l for the gov ernment to giv e the ms e lves rais es of up to 54 p e r ce nt? No on e e l se in th e prov in ce h a s that right and n eithe r should th e premier." R e m e mb e r wh e n our p a r ents used to tell us to do something and later on down the road, we saw them do the exact opposite Then, one of us was would be bold enough to point it out and after that particular brother or sister picked himself or herself off the floor, we heard, "Do as I say not as I do! What kind of stuff is that? )> z c When we live in a society where after months of notoriety in her hometown for "T1 wanting to become a woman Susan Stanton" (better ?< to, you as Steve) "found for the first time Monday what it's like to one of the gang." Consider the terms, "one of the gang. All around us are clowns and the only thing missing from some of our politi(;ians : faces is their makeup. At least, Mr. Stanton is man enough to parade around in his! Monday was Memorial D.ay Basically, this is a national h'Oliday where Ameri-cans those who lost their Ji.ves defend ing our country. Ironically this country is -at war and who among us. i s bold e nou g h to pre dict the num b e r of c a su a lti es o n thi s d ay? Watc h out the 1 e, now r e m embe r those t wo front teeth won' t grow bac k! C) P e ace Be Unto You. !!:


ALL ABOUT YOU! Newlyweds MR. And MRS. WILLIEJ. KNIGHT 0 Congratulations to Sylvia Pole and Willie J. Knight, as they took their wedding vows on 5/18/07, becoming Mr. and c Mrs. Willie Knight. Z May God bless you in your new beginning and being in one < accord. No matter what others have done or think, God is your blessing Q U) w :: t-w > w Q w :::r: en :::i Ill :: a. z i= w ..J ..J :J Ill ...:. w z i= z w U) ( a: g LL. Happy Birthday And Happy Anniversary Our love is like the ocean, extraordinary and deep, a blessing to each other, built on promise we keep. We can conquer any hurdle, deepen and strengthen with times. I know our love is for always, and forever you will be mine. 4 Love, Paul (5/31) and Jacqueline (517) Johnson ( 5/29). PAUL And JACQUELINE JOHNSON :\r\\ Clirnts Onl\' Splcials Relaxers Cuts Color Press-N-Curl Wash-N-Set Braids By Kelley For Appt Call Gwen@ 504-1666 (813) 242-8763 3407 E. Martin Luther King Today Is My Birthday MS. POOH Yes, it's that time of year for me, Ms. Pooh, to cel ebrate anot h e r birthday on Saturday, June 2nd, with family and fri ends So, if you 're invited, come help me party like a rock star. Nobody Wants To See Us Together JERMAINE And LANIKA It's been almost a year since you've been gone. I can't wait until you come home and we can get marrie d Oct. 1, 2007. Love, you wifey, Nika. Engagement Announcement SANDRA NEAL ALVAREZ And ANDRE P. WALKER, SR. Mrs. Elizabeth Teagle, would like to congratulate and announce the engagement of her daughter, Sandra Neal Alvarez to Andre P. Walker, Sr., the son of Ms. Josephine Nelacliff and Ms. Barbara Gay of Tampa, FL. The couple will be united together as one on December 8, 2007 The wedding will be held at Springhill M B Church, 8119 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd Tampa. The couple will r eside in Land O'Lakes. "We c elebrate the love and life of this couple." Lo ve, famil y and fri e nds. Will Be Published: Friclav, .lane 15111 Deadline For Greetings: Weclnc&av, ..... &Ill (NO EXCEPTIONS) Cost: SOC Per Word S10/S20' For Photo NO CHECKS PLEASE


. LOCAL FDLE Audit Request Of Tampa Police Department Underway MARION LEWIS ... Former Police Captain Last week, members of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) launched their review of the crime reporting practices of the Tampa Police Department. The review was directed by the Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability (OPPGA). Ms. Heather Smith, Director of External Affairs Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Tallahassee Office, said FDLE investigators will advise OPPGA of where thet are in the review on May 31s OPPGA is the State Senate governing body of which Senator Rhonda Storms is a member of the Legislative Auditing Committee. Senator Storms r eq uested the audit after Marion Lewis, a former Tampa Police Captain, stated in a televised interview that crime was not being drastically reduced, but alleged that the manner in which Uniform Crime Statistics (UCR), had been altered. UCR is a fe(ieral organization that crime throughout the nation. Lewis, a 26-year veteran of the Tampa Police Department said, Chief Stephen Hogue was aware of the deceptive practice, but elected not to cor rect it. The allegations were made in February during Lewis' unsuccessful campaign for Mayor During the campaign, Lewis was also relieved of his position based on a law that states an employe. ca nnot compete for an ele'c ed offi e against his or her.-m JPy;e : ,. .,..,_ I The city toQk the ,pos1 10n that Lewis would have to resign his STEVE HOGUE ... Tampa Police Chief SENATOR RHONDA STORMS .. Requested Audit position to seek the office. However, Lewis stated that his boss was Stephen Hogue. C h ief o f Police a n d not Mayor Pam Iorio. The Honorabl e Judge Marva Crenshaw will hear the case next month Reporter Iris B. Holton can be contacted at (813) 248-1921 or by e-mail at iris@fls e ntilzcl .co m. June 4th through August 10th* Monday through Friday 8 a. m. 6 p. m. For Students Age 5-11 Re-Birth Academy Summer Program Will Offer Reading Math Arts & Crafts *Tennis Lessons Field Trips $85 per week Eligible Title 20 Students Are Welcome & Snacks Provided If you are interested and have any questions, please contact the office at (813) 2391321 or (813) 239-1931. Non-Profit Honors Eight Recent High School Grads A group of recent high school graduates were honored for their accomplishments with a very special ceremony. The Tampa Bay Academy of Hope, Inc. held its Senior Send Off event yesterday for eight of the organization's graduating seniors. The local non-profit works towards improving the quality of life for disadvantaged youth. The honorees included: Brittany Brown, Byron Mcleod, Jacqueline Carter, Renaldo Muldrow, Clarence Jones, Robyn Williams, Dominic Washington and Julicia Weekly. BRITTANY BROWN BYRON MCLEOD CLARENCE ROBYN JONES JACQUELINE RENALDO CARTER MULDROW DOMINlC JUUCIA WASHINGTON WEEKLY c m (/) 0 )> =: 1\) .!D 1\) c 0 ...... Each year w e hold a ceremony to recognize the accomplishments of our graduating seniors as they prepare to go to the nex t level, said James Evans, the Executive Director and Founder of the Tampa Bay Academy of Hope, Inc. "These students have overcome tremendous odds to become champions in the community. college careers. The graduates will also participatein the upcoming annual Harvest of Hope Fundraiser e vent which will be held on June 16th. ., Academy of Hope, Inc. a t r-(813) 277-0464 for more information. o Being that we are a nonprofit, fundi11g this type of initiative is not possible without the help of the community said Evans. "This would be a dream come true for o _ur eight graduating seniors, and it would reall y help them get starting coll e ge on the right note. Reporter / Writer l> Antione Davis can be rea!!hed at (813) 248-1921. He can also be z reached at adavis@-tlsentinel!com. m : \II of the graduate s are s ch e duled to ente r c oll ege in the fall. Evans is also curr e ntl y requesting an estimate for eight laptop computers to help jumpstart the students' Plea s e call the Tampa Bay Support The Florida Sentinel Advertisers TIT New 1 : Harle M I S S I 0 N A R Y 8 A P T I S T U R C H 3005 E Ellicott Street. Tampn F'l .Btil 0 -Phone: (813) 236-3611 ........ ......... SUMMER CAMP May 29-August 17 2007 7:00a.m.-5:30p.m. Ages 5 11 Years ART & CRAFT A ADEMIC BIBLE STUDY, DANCE, FIELD TRIPS, FINANCIAL LITERACY MUSIC SIGN LANGUAGE, SINGING AND STEPPING Ages 12-15 Year Career Exploaation-Financial Literacy-AT APPLY NOW!-CHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE c r-1 m :::! z "C c CD r-u; ::z::: m 0 m < m JJ -< c m (/) 0 ?< l> z 0 'T1 JJ 0 ?<


"' 0 0 N .. MOTI-tER'S .t)AY SERVICES .. a) N :E ic( c (/) Mother's Day At Peace Missionary Baptist Church w Mother's Day was observed at Peace Missionary Baptist c a: u. c z < c (/) w .... > a: w > w c w :::a: (/) ::i Church, along with the remainder of the world on the second Sunday, May 13th. (Photos by Julia Jackson) Torrey Williams, a resident of Lakeland was recognized as the youngest mother in service. m This 90 years young = mother is Mrs. Corine z Jefferson, oldest member, -who was joined by her niece Iii for worship service. ..J ..J Ushers tending to the flock were: JoAnn Marshall, Deneen Maxwell, Yolanda Colson, Debra Porter, Charisse Mitchell and Billy Daniels ::: m I ..J w z Summer Food Service Program Planned t= z w (/) < c i:t 0 ..J u. The Hillsborougq County Public Schools will be sponsor ing the "Summer Food Service Program for Children." The program will begin on Monday, June uth th.rough Friday, July 20th, at schools with extended school year programs. The program will begin at schools throughout the county on Tuesday, May 29th, and will conclude on Friday, August 10th. Ms. Linda Cobbe, spokesperson for the Hillsborough County School District said, "We have partnered with the federal government to offer this pro gram for several years. The pro gram is for any person under the age of 18 and is free to those who wish to take advantage of it." The program is similar to the National School Lunch Program. It provides nutritionally bal anced meals to needy children regardless of race, color, sex, dis ability, age or national origin during the summer vacation when school breakfast and lunches are not available. All children both enrolled in sum-co mer school and not enrolled, are w eligtble for a breakfast and lunch CJ at no charge. Parents or guardians call individual schools for exact dates and times meals will be offered. The programs are approved for sites in areas in which at least one-half of the children qualify for free and reduced price meals. Summer meal sites that are located at schools must be open and provide meals to all children in the immediate vicinity in addition to those enrolled in summer school. The schools participating in the Summer Food Service Program and the dates they will provide meals are: Alexander, Bellamy, Bryan, Burney, Cannella, Clair Mel, Colson, Dickenson, Corr, Cypress Creek, Davis, Dover, Egypt Lake, Folsom, Gibsonton, and Just. Other schools participating are Kingswood, Knights, Lomax, Lopez, McDonald, Mendenhall, Monroe, Muller, Oak Grove, Potter, Rampello, Robles, Roland Park, Seminole, Schmidt, Shore, Summerfield, Tampa Bay Blvd., Temple Terrace, Trapnell and Woodbridge. Schools with an extended school year program that will be serving meals from June uth through July 20th are: Adams, Anderson, Baycrest, Blake, Brandon Alternative Buchanan, Burnett, Carver, Caminiti, Cleveland, Da vidsen, Eisenhower, Ferrell, Foster, Graham, Greco, Hillsborough, Jackson, James, Jefferson, and Jennings. Other schools with an extended school year program that will serve meals are : Kenly, Leto, Lavoy, Mann, Memorial, Mendez, Miles, Middleton, Mort, Orange Grove, Palm River, Pierce, Pinecrest, Pizzo, Plant City, Riverhills, Robinson Elementary, Shaw, Sheehy, Simmons Exceptional School, Sulphur Springs, Tampa Marine Institute, Town & Country, Van Buren, Washington, West Tampa, Wilson Elementary, Wimauma, Witter, and Young. Those wishing to obtain addi tional information may contact the individual schools or visit the School District website at http://www.sdhc.k12.fl.lis/Scho ols/LjstOfPrjncipals.asp. Reporter Iris B. Holton can be contacted at (813) :148-1921 or by e-mail at iris@llsentinel.com. Mother's DayAt .Joy Tabernacle Joy Tabernacle in Ybor City celebrated Mother's Day with a drama production presented by Dr. Julia Luggins of San Francisco, CA. Archbishop Clarence Davis is the Pastor. (Photographs by Julia Jackson) Joy Tabernacle Asst. Pastor Lou Mackerel. Th Tampa HUh borough Aetlon Plan ("lliAP) hu recelv.d Federal Watharin.Uon Prognm tunda to be \Ued for w.a.ther\Llng rasldnUal homos In Hill borough and Polk c:ounlla. Tho rocu ofth Weathar-lntlon Aubtance Pt"CHJram l s to \ ncnoa the energy me laney of roaldantlal homes, thus lower1nQ the onervy burden (monthly uUUty blU ) of elderly and low--tncoma lndlv\du.b a.nd ta.mut Th ,..mpa HUlboraugh Action Plan I eurrently seeking tatalh:ansad and lnurftd contncton rot the lnstallatlon or spacln c Waatherlaatlon Pn>9tam moauras, l o .: JU.r b\llltratleft .. tiel\ (wln4ew & ...... a.b/nplac"' weather .... ... lft..-n ..... wau ...._ .... p .. b) lftat.Uattn f attto lfta'l1atl" Rapah/nplaoeMaftt aChetin 6. ceeltft9 ayat an water tan n,.me .,.. too ln .. CJOnh'ton ... bmlt1h_.r ._\acrt lnfotma.,CW'I 110! Taxnpa HWaborough Action Plan Weatherization Prognun c/o Travis Sewell sso8 N. so St. Tampa, n. 33610 Fax: (813) 626-9695 PH: (813) 626-4926 ,....,._....,"",. .. -'h)' ttM 3111 nrFI I'IIifl l>q.tn'" AMIW.


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ENTERTAI 'NMENT Tyrese, Ginuwine And Tank To Release doint Album Prince To Book Seven-Week Run In L.A. Introducing LSG for a new generation. Just as Gerald Levert, Keith Sweat and Johnny Gill joined forces in 1997 to form a supergroup, so are current R&B crooners Tyrese, Ginuwine and Tank. TGT, as they are calling themselves, is currently working on a studio album,, and plans to hold "American Idol"-style auditions to find a fourth member. The trio is also set tci hit the road this fall for The Shirts Off Tour, which is scheduled to touch down in such cities as New York, Los Angeles, Washington D .C., Atlanta, Chicago, and Miami. "With all the support our fans have given us individu. ally over the years for our distinct signature styles, collectively we felt our fans deserved to hear great music in a way that they could TYRESE, GINUWINE And TANK never have imagined," Tyrese said, according to "I've known these guys for years and they truly are like brothers, so it only felt right to come together as a trio to make history." Calling the group "a dream come true," Ginuwine added: "Basically the world of R&B needed a change and there were only a few chosen that could do it, R&B needed a pick up, R&B needed TGT." A preview of TGT can be heard on the remix. to Tank's current Please Don 't Go. single PRINCE Folks in the U.S. who can't make it to Prince's London shows can start saving their pennies for the singer's planned sevenweek run here on American soil. Prosecutors Want Foxy Bro1NII's DNA According to the Los Angeles fimes, the artist will tul?-e up for his 21-show London run with a sevenweek stand at the historic Hollywood Roosevelt hotel in Los Angeles. Beginning June 15, Prince is due to perform a two-hour set beginning each night at 11:30 p.m. for seven consecutive Fridays. Also, the hotel's Dakota restaurant is to be transformed into an after-hours dinner club at 2 a.m., at which time Prince's private chef will take over the kitchen, and Prince will front a jazz ensemble that will jam until 4 a.m., the T imes r epo rts. Broward County prosecutors_ have asked Foxy Brown to submit a DNA sample / to determine whether the spit that landed on the owner of a Pembroke Pines, beauty supply store really came from the rapper, as alleged. The artist, born Inga Marchand, was charged with battery after getting into a scrap with the owner of the Queen Beauty Supply store on Feb. 15. She allegedly got ig'nant when the owner asked her to leave because the store was clos ing. She was alleged to have thrown hair glue at the man before spitting on him An officer who responded to the scene said he had to "use a maneuver to gain control" of Brown after she resisted arrest. She FOXY BROWN The Brooklyn native was released on $1,500 bond and just recently rejected a plea deal She faces up to a year in prison if found guilty of the charges. Her trial is sclie .duled to begin on Sept. 24 A source told the New York Post's P age Six: "He's getting paid $3 m ill ion for t h e gigs $1.5 million is coming from a clothing comVerizon i s chalking up $750,000 and the rest is covered by the hotel. will also get comped rooms, food and beverages." The Times reports t hat Prince will be staying at the Hollywood Roosevelt throughout the summer while he and his band rehearse for the London shows, which begin in July. : was taken in to custody and .----.. -........ charged with battery and obstruction of justice. -Suhscrihc Toda}! "The Voice of. Our Comnzunity Speaking for Itself" 9241 N. 56th St., Tampa, FL MF 8:30A.M. 5:30 P. M. Saturday 9 A. M. -1 P. M. (813) 985-0033 Fax: (813) 988-8980 Lo w R a t es Fri e ndl y Atmosph ere You're A-OK \Yith Cs DUI Hardship License, Suspended License, State Filing SR-22 Owners and Non Owners l.AJwest Rates In Town \t 1 o 1:'\Sl n \:'\( 1-: 1 o\1:\11-:Rn \L \l ro day-Z & His 40/40 Club Stiffing Workers? What? Jay-Z's gettin' funny with the JDOney? Mayb e so. The ube r rapper and his hit New York night spot 40/40 Club have been hit with a lawsuit alleging waiters, bartenders and 'other employees have been shortchanged The New York Post reported that lawyers for Celeste Williams, a former waitress at the club accuses Jay-Z and the establishment of keeping a percentage of workers' tips and willfully failing and refusing to pay them at the legally required minimum wage and overtime since the nightspot, on West 25th Street in Manhattan, opene d in 2003 The suit seeks unspecified damages and estimates that more than 100 staffe rs have been treated similarly. Club JAY-Z management said Williams worked at 40/40 for only four days in December 2005. Club spokesman Ron Berkowitz said 40/40 bas not yet been served with papers and added, The allega tions are false Ciara Frustrated With Singles Scene R&B songstress Ciara says it's hard out here for a single gal looking for a long term relationship. 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"' 0 0 N SPORTS -a) N :E >ft t/) w SPORTS IDE WITH RANDY ..... Athletes vs. The Public And The Police Athletes are human beings. They have all of the frailties of any other human being. We all know this, but we are shocked every time one of them falls victim to humanism. We expect more of athletes. Today, athletes are waging a bigger battle with the pub lic, and the. police than they are with their opponents in the athletic arenas. Almost daily, we read about an ath-lete who has gotten in trouC ble with the police, and irked fE their public. c Athletes need to realize Z that they are public figures <( and whatever they do is going to make headline news. A running back may W score five touchdowns, and it could only be found on the a:> back page. w Beat yow_-wife, and make > the front page. Thai is just W the way it is and it goes with the territory. Because ath% letes are public figures-, they have to be careful where ID they go, who they go with and what they do. z -In spite of Charles Barkley's 'declaration that, "He is not a role model," athletes are role models. Whether athletes want to be or not, they are role models for young and impressionable children. Athletes must also learn that whatever they do, more will be made of it than it would be for any ordinary citizen. Athletes must know themselves, and be true to themselves They must seek anger management help if they need it, marital coun seling if they need it, alcohol or drug treatment if needed, and they must know and evaluate their friends and associates. This is more important today than ever before. Athletes are having their careers cut short for poor conduct as sports tries to clean up their declining reputation because of the conduct of its athletes. A good rule of thumb is to think two times before you act, before you blow your cool. Think how it is going to reflect on you, your family, your team and your sport. Ill ...:. w z Bengals' Lewis. i= z w t/) C 9 LL Apologizes For Pollee Profiling Remarks CINCINNATI, OHIO-Cincinna_ti Bengals coach Marvin Lewis, whose-team has been plagued by run-ins with the law apologized Thursday for comments about police possibly targeting his players. "I gave a radio interview and made some. com .ments that .did not illustrate the high regard I have for the Cincinnati Police Department. I apologize that what I said did not reflect my true didn't believe Cincinnati feelings," Lewis said. police were targeting his playLewis,. statement came a ers. day after a radio intervie_! "At no point did I say or' that drew a response from -mean to imply that these Cincinnati Police Chief Tom issues had anything to do Streicher. Talking on Dan with race," Lewis added. Patrick's ESPN radio show "When I spoke of our players about Bengal off-field prob being perhaps more subject to lema, Lewis noted that wide scrutiny than -others, I was receiver Chris Henry was referring to their standing as pulled over in March after not public figures." signaling a tum while driving Lewis said the Beng'als in Cincinnati. have had a good relationship Lewis said he thought such with Cincinnati police and a traffic stop indicated there that he has "great respect" for was profiling at work. Streicher and the entire w But .on the department. He personally Bengals released a statement expressed his regret to a;; from Lewis saying that he Streicher. Richardson Back In TheCBA MICHEALRAY RICHARDSON OKLAHOMA CITY -Micheal Ray Richardson, a former NBA player who was suspended last season while the CBA investigated anti-Semitic comments he allegedly made to a reporter, was hired Thursday as the head coach of the newly formed Oklahoma City Cavalry. Richardson coached the Albany Patroons to the Continental Basketball Association championship series last season .but was suspended after Game 1 while the league investigated a report that Richardson told the Times Union of Albany he had "big-time Jew lawyers" working for him. Richardson, 52, was cleared by the league earlier this month and allowed to return to coaching, but Albany had already decided not to renew his contract. "It was totally blown out of proportion," Richardson said. "It's over. Life goes on; you know what I mean? It was totally, totally, totally false." Richardson said he has a lawsuit pending against the newspaper but is looking forward to a new start and another chance to win a championship. BEAUTY UNLIMITED MARY Wherever you go, you see beautiful women. In Tampa, they are in abundance, and living proof of that is this week's Beauty Unlimited Feature Mary. This young lady lo_ves shopping, writing, sports and spending time with friends. Mary says that she also likes a man that is good-looking, and always has a plan, and follows through with it. Congratulations to this week's Beauty Unlimited Feature Mary. Walton Academy for the Performing Arts An "A+" Public Charter School of Hillsborough County Walton Academy Makes A Difference ... Intensive Academic Curriculum Music, Dance, and Drama Small Class Sizes -Student Teacher Ratio 18: 1 Degreed, Certified Teachers and Professionals Computer Skills and Technology After School Enrichment Program .. ..., ..... ........ ,.., !:1 !.'111 OPEN HOUSE Monday June 11th 6prr1 4817 N. Florida Avenue Tampa, FL 33603 (813) 231-9272 (813) 231-9271 FAX www. waltonacademy.org Summer Arts Program June 4th -July 27th 7 :30 am-5 :30pm Ages 5-12 Program Includes: Morning academics, computer skills, music, dance, drama, .arts & crafts, lunch, snacks, weekly library visits & field trips Ernployrnent Opportunities Available


Durant Signs Exclusive Contract With Upper Deck CARLSBAD, Calif. -Kevin Durant has signed h is first professional contract -with Upper Deck Co. Uppe r D eck said Durant will be the focu s of its 2007-08 NBA trading card line this fall. Durant will make his rookie card debut in Fleer Ultra SE and Upper Decks First Edition Basketball, and his first autographed card will be found in Upper Deck SP Game Used Basketball. Durant's deal with Upper D eck also means he'll be featured in an exclusive line of autographed items, including jerseys, basketballs and limi ted-edition lithographs. Other athletes with Upper Deck deals including LeBron Jam.es, Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant and Tiger Woods. KEVIN DURANT Durant decided to leave Texas after his freshman season, wh e n h e was named The Associated Press Player of the Year. The NBA draft i s June 28. The Portland Trail Blazers recently won the draft lottery and the right to pick either Greg Oden or Durant Body Of Patriots' DE Hill Found In Lake NEW ORLEANS A bod y belie v ed to be New England Patriots player Marquise Hill was found by searchers Monday, a day after he was. reported missing following a jet ski accident on Lake Pontchartrain "The family will have to make positive identification," Capt. Brian Clark of the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Department said. "But the body we found was that of Mr. Marquise Hill." The body was discovered about a quarter-mile from where Hill and a female companion were involved in the accident, Clark said The Coast Guard was called Sunday ni ght, Petty Officer Tom Atkeson said. The search began immediately, using boats and helicopters. By the body was found, the Coa.st Guard, Wildlife and .Fisheri'es, the New Orlea'ns Police Depart_m'ent and Jefferson Parish Sherifrs Department were involved, Clark said. MARQUISE HILL The woman, whose identity was not available Monday morning, was rescued and sent to Tulane Medical Center where she told them Hill had tried to keep her calm as the two were drifting away from each other. Neither Hill nor the woman wore a 1 i fe preserver, Atkeson said. "It's so important to have a life jacket and a signaling device," said. One keeps you afloat and the other helps us find you." Elias said Hill, a defensive end, spent much of his time si nce Hurricane Katrina help ing family members rebuild their homes. Hill's agent, Albert Elias, said he had been told Hill and a young woman were jet skiing Sunday in the lake when both of them went into the water, which had a strong current. Elias said the S'PORTS Bonds Ends Drought With No.7461n Giants' Loss BARRY BONDS SAN FRANCISCO The last thing Barry Bonds cared to discuss was his latest step toward Hank Aaron's home run record Getting swept at home by the Colorado Rockies for the first time stung. Bonds broke out of a lengthy home run drought Sunday, hitting his 746th career homer in the sixth inning of a 6 -4, 10-inning loss against Colorado to pull within nine of Hammerin' Hank's career mark of755. "I just feel like we lost. That's how I feel," Bonds said. "I don't even talk about me or home runs anymore at all. If you want to talk about us and the team and us winning and losing, that's fine, but not about me anymore." "The Voice of Our Conununity Speaking for Itself' 813) 248-192 woman was to make it to .... a pylon and hang on until she was rescued, while Hill was last seen floating from the scene Hill played on LSU's national championship team and was a second-round draft pick by New England in 2004. Wednesday Senior Cltben Day "We are all shocked," Patriots owner Robert Kraft said in a statement. 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FUNERALS I MEMORIAM ===== c i:t iL c z cr:: c C/) w ;:) 1-w > w c w % C/) :i m ::') Q. z i= w ...1 ...1 ;:) m ..!I w z i= z w C/) cr:: c i:t 0 ...1 iL MR. KEITH L.BROWN Homegoing services for Mr. Keith L. Brown will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2007, 2 p. m., at Harmon Funeral Home Chapel, 5002 N. 40th Street, Tampa, with Rev. Timothy Kemp, pastor of Peace Progressive P. B. Church, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Keith L. Brown was born on January 26, 1970. He was educated in the public schools of Hillsborough County. He was employed with Specialty Products and Installation Company. Mr. Keith L. Brown departed this earthly life on Tuesday, May 22,2007-Keith was preceded in death by: his mother, Mrs. Sandra Kirkland Waters; grandmother, Emma Mae Wingfield; grandparents, Willie and Inez Kirlkand, Andrew and Eddie Mae Gary; and uncle, Larry Wingfield. He leaves to cherish his memories: father, Eddie Muldrew; special friends, fianceE Denise Kelly; and his children's mother, Jacquelin James; 3 daughters, Katrenda, Keyera, Jakeyia Brown, all of Tampa; 3 sisters, Jennaye Kirkland and Keisha Brown, all of Tampa, and Katrice Kirkland of North Carolina; 7 brothers, Deontae Kir-kland, Maurice Nolen, Taurean Muldrew, Oryan Nolen, all of Tampa, Jermayne Kirkland (Rosa) of Colorado, Terrace Kirkland of Alabama, and Deven Kirkland of North Carolina; grandfather, James Curry, Orlando, FL; aunt, Diane Wingfield of Tampa; uncles, Eugene Harris (Roberta), Jerry Wingfield and Gary Wingfield (Tanga]a), all of Tampa; nieces, MyTia, My'Niysha and Mikala Pegues, all of Tampa, Kanesha Kirkland of North Carolina, and Grace Kirkland of Colorado; nephews, Tyrell, Cedric and Jacorie Kirkland, all of North Carolina, and Carlos Kirkland of Colorado; grandaunts, Gloria Perry of Boston, MA, Andrea Reddish (James) of St. Pete; cousins, Sbawney Tim (Reggie), Theresa Gant (Kenneth), Tasba Engram, Valencia Aikens, Tonya Williams (Tony), l;tickey Harris, Hanunab Shelton (Checy), Gary Wingfield, Jr., Jabaad Wingfield, Mike Dye (Carman), Jovan Dye, Vincent Harris, Eugene Harris, Jr. (Trina), Kariem Wingfield, and Sbanda Love (James), all of Tampa, Meloney Washington (Maurice) of Clearwater, James Engram of Tarpon Spl"ings, Darrell Harris of Baltimore, MD, Kimberly Wingfield, Lisa White, Larry Wingfield, Jr., and Stephanie Ancrum, all of .Jacksonville; god aunt, and Sharon Worlds (Allen) of Tampa; and a host of other sorrowing cousins, family and friends. Visitation for Mr. Keith L. Brown will be held this Thursday, beginning at 6 p. m. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p. m. at Harmon Funeral Home, 5002 N. 40th Street, Tampa: Friends are asked to assemble at the funeral borne at approximately 1:45 p. m. on Saturday. A HARMON BURIAL. MS. DEBORAH ELEANOR SMALL Homegoing celebration for Ms. Deborah Eleanor Small of 1312 E. Wilder Avenue, who passed away in a local hospital, will be held on Wednesday, May 30, 2007, at 11 a. m. at Mt. Calvary Seventh Day Adventist Church, 3111 E. Wilder Ave, with the Elder Herman L. Davis, officiating. Interment will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her father, Alex Small. Deborah is survived by: her companion, William Charles Baker; daughter, Demetria Bogan (Brian); grandchildren, Deviori Davis of Tampa; mother, Dorothy Small of Tampa; 6 surviving sisters, Vivian Rivers of Baltimore, MD, Lurlene Coleman (Pastor Algie Coleman) and family of Clearwater, !saline Boyd (Pastor Walter Boyd) of North Carolina, Sharon Small of Atlanta, GA, Yolanda Small ofTampa and Twanda Small of Chattanooga, TN; nephews, Mark and Rudy of Atlanta, GA, Bernard Boston of Atlanta, 'GA, Denario and family, and Fred, Jr. of Chattanooga, TN; nieces, Vyundra Vinson and her soris, Devin, Darius and George Vinson (Erika), and their daughters, Trinity, and Kirstin of Chattanooga, TN; 2 aunts, Rosemary Hannah of Tampa, and Alice Brown; cousins, Carlton, Reginald, Wilma, Sybil and Sylvia, all of Tampa; godsisters, Cynthia Brady and Tina Placide of Tampa; godbrothers, Albert Coleman and Garfield Burrell of Tampa; and a host of other relatives and friends. Born in Tampa, Deborah was affectionately known as "Big Duke" by family and friends. Deborah was a grad uate of Middleton Senior High School Class of 1968 and attended Hillsborough Community College in Tampa. She was employed as a Child Care Specialist II with the Hillsborough County Department of Children Services for 20 years. The remains will repose today (Tuesday) from 5-8 p. m. at the funeral home and the family will receive friends from 6-7 p. m. Friends are asked to assemble at the church on Wednesday at approximately 10:45 a. m. "A WILSON SERVICE" BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM LOUIS MCNAIR May 31, 1911-June 11, 1995 Dearest Daddy, the way you showed your love for us and the friendship we shared made us more thankful with each passing day that we had a father that gave us love as a father and a friend. "Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God: and everyone that loveth is born of God and knoweth God." 1John4:7. Love, Lula, Betty, George and family. Harmon Funeral Home John W Hannon. L .F.D. FREE QUOTES Owner/Manager 5002 N 40th St 626-8600 REST HAVEN MEMORIAL PARK "A Community Pride" '1615 E Hanna Tampa33610 Spaces Monuments Markers DISCOUNT AVAILABLE 626-2332 Lomax School Plans 1 ooth Anniversary Celebration Members of Lomax Magnet Elementary School are planning their woth Year Anniversary Celebration for the fall of 2007. School personnel are requesting that all alumni please e-mail contact information to mae.martinsdhc.kt2 fl.us, or call Lomax Magnet Elementary School at (813) 276-5569. Blake Class Of 1967 Meeting Planned Members of the Blake Class of 1967 will meet on Saturday, June 2nd, 4 p.m., at the Loretta Ingraham Center, 1611 N. Hubert Avenue. All classmates are asked to attend as the group finalizes plans for its 40th Class Reunion. The reunion will be held the weekend of June 22-24, 2007. 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Lois Avenue Tampa, FL 33614 HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROCUREMENT SERVICES REQUESTS FOR BIDS AND/OR PROPOSALS Hillsborough County will receive sealed bids and/or proposals for the following, until the stated date and time when they will be publicly opened JUNE 14, 2007-2:00 P.M.P-0271-07 (BM) SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE CHEMICAL FEED EQUIPMENT Some or all of the above bid(s) may have Pre-Bid Conferences. Information on these and other Requests for Bids, along with Bid/Proposal results may be accessed via the following : (1) the Internet at www. hillsboroughcounty org/procurementservices or (2) by coming to the Department of Procurement Services office located at the address listed below Minority and women owned firms will be afforded a full opportunity to participate in these matters and will not be subject to discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color or national origin Questions regarding the above projects may be directed to Hillsborough County Board of Commissioners, Department of Procurement Services, 601 E Kennedy Blvd. 18th Fl. 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Man Dies In Police Custody On Friday morning, a 26-year-old man d ie d in police custod y after diving through a glass window. The incident began around 9:15a.m., accor ding to Tampa Police, in the 200 block of West Keyes Avenue. According to the report, Jim Crank was sitting on his porch when Chango Peeler, 26, ran up allegedly saying, "they're on me, they're after me, they're gonna kill me Police said Crank tried to calm Peeler down, but he dove head first through a closed window. Once inside the house, Peeler allegedly stripped off his clothes, down to a tank top and boxer shorts At that point, police. said Crank called 9-1-1. Peeler later ran out of Crank's house to an alley. There, an unidentified man held up a brick trying to stop him Police are still searching for the man with the brick An officer struggled with Peeler who continued to rant and rave, polic e said. The officer struck the man on the arm CHANGO PEELER with a 'baton, and in a few minutes, was able to handcuff him. A second officer arrived, grabbed Peeler and the two officers carried him to a police cruiser nearby The officers said they laid Peeler on his side and called for paramedics, who were waiting nearby to treat Peeler's cuts from diving through the window. When they arrived, Peeler was hav ing trouble breathing and he was pronounced dead at the scene CRIMINAL DEFENSE AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS EMINENT DOMAIN NEW LOCATION 320 W. Kennedy Blvd. Suite 720 (813) 259-4444 Former Asst. Attorney Genera l for Florida Former Hill sboru u git County Prosecutor The hiring of a l awyer is an important (k:cision tlmt shoul d not be hascd solely upon Bcli1rc you d cciwe. ask to send you free wtitten infmmation about our mtd expc1ience. 221 1467 Tampa Park Plaza @ Nebraska Ave. & Scott St. The Hmny 01 A L awver An Important Decision That Should Hoi Be Based Solely Upon Allvertlsements.Belore You owue A s k The Lawver To semi You Free lnlormallon About Their Quallltcallons Anrl Elperlence / CRIME NEWS Suspect Sought On Attempted Murder Charge Firefighter Accused Of Burglary Fired -1 c m en c 1\) According to the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office, at 2:32p.m., last Monday, a b e ig e Toyota Camry bearing tag numbe r X78-4TU, containi n g several people, allegedly pulled up beside a vehicle containing two people and opened fire with a handgun, The vehicle was hit several times, injuring the victim Deputies said the suspects are known to frequent the area of 131st Avenue. Tampa Fire Rescue announced Friday a firefighter accused of trying to break into a c ell phon e store will be fired from his job Tampa Police arrested Geoffrey Hicks, 24, about 12:50 a.m., last Thursday after officers said they saw him hiding behind the busi ness at 701 South Dale Mabry Highway, allegedly prying open the back door with a crowbar Hicks i s charged with felony burglary of a structure and felony possession of bur glary tools. Tampa Fire Rescue spokesman, Capt. Bill Wade, said Hicks was suspended without pay Thursday, and will be dismissed from his job in accor-GEOFFREY HICKS dance with city policy for felony arrests. Hicks was hired in April 2005 an4 assigned to Fire Station 12 on Hillsborough Avenue near Himes. 1\) 0 0 ....... The driver of the suspect vehiCle is described as a Black. male, 19 years old, 6'4" tall, and weighing 170 pounds. The front seat passenger is described as a Black male with a muscular build and appearing to be in his late 20s. The side rear passenger was described Qnly as a Black male. J Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of the suspects is urged to contact the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office at ( 813) 247 8200. Siblings Charged With Interfering With School Function r 0 :::c en m z :::! z m r Man Found Shot To Death In Vacant Field JAMES LASSETER JEREMIAH IVERSON On Thursday, the last day of school, Hillsborough County deputies were wo.;king extra due at county school. Deputies said a 16-ye'ir-old Armwood student becamt riisST. PETERSBURG -St. ruptive and was confronted Petersburg Police officers by a deputy. The deputy fol-were called to the area of lowed the student to the bus 20th Avenue, South and and watched her get on the 45th Street, South referbus to go home. e nc e to a p e rson shot. In the area of Pruett Road, Police arrived and found the same 16-year-old student James Lasseter sufferin g got off the bus and was walkfrom a gunshot wound. He ing to her residence was lyin g in the vacant fie ld A few minutes later, on the northwest corner of deputies were called to the that intersect ion area of Davis Pool Road and Lasseter was transported Highway 579 in r efe renc e to to a local hospita l where h e t h e same bus b e ing detained was pronounc e d dead because of a vehicle in the Police are investigating middle of the roadway the shootin g and have no When deputies arrived, s u s p ects at this time. they found Jeremiah Iverson, 18, holding a brick r and threatening the bus dri-u ncle Sandy ver. His 23-year-old sister, S Monika, was allegedly ays screaming at the bus driver. ) Jeremiah and are ..... .: the brother and sister of the -.-. ., I I.11. 16-year-old student. 3, 7, 9, 14, 19, "Until you value Deputies took Jeremiah yourself, 23, 36, 39, 31,32 you into charging him ,___w_o_n_'t_3_8..;.., _42_v_a_lu_e_y:...o_u_r_tl_m....:.e.:....''-..J with interfering with a school MONIKA IVERSON function and aggravated assault. When deputies : .ttempted to arrest Monika, she allegedly resisted and ; combative I aJ c r r m :::! z c aJ c en :::t m c m < m -1 c m en c > z c h.cte r a deputy put her in back of her patrol vehicle, 6 Monika continued to be com-bative and kicked the back window out of the vehicle. The deputy then removed Monika from the vehicle, placed her on the ground and hobble tied her feet, police said. While on the g.round, Monika suffered a cut to her face due to the broken glass from the 'window. ,With the assistanc e of a deputy was put back into the patrol vehicle. Fire Re scue was called to the scene to have the cut treated, and while they were rendering aid to Monika, she allegedly .spit in the face of a deputy. .. ,. .. Both Jeremiah and Monika were transported to jail on charges of interfering with a school functiott, and aggravated assault. Both later posted bond and were r e leased. '. 1\> w


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