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. Celebrating 65 Years In The Tampa Bay Area c:t c a: 0 ...1 LL. VOL. 65 NO. 95 TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2010 24 PAGES 75 Retired Sentinel Manager Dies SEE PAGE 2 B n To S rv On C ity Counc i l SEE PAGE 3 D, L i g h t Rail Topic Of M ing 7 SEE PAGE 8 ifrican Unless you call out, who will open the door? SEE PAGE 2 G ED CE NTER OP E N E D A T CHURCH Mt. Olive AME Church, In conjunction with the Hillsborough County School Dis trict, opened a GED Center in West Tampa at 1747 W. LaSalle Street.The center is there to serve the community. In attendance for the grand op nlng mony were: Rev James (the pastor) and Roberta Givens School Board memb r Susan Valdes and Henry Ballard (Photo by Lomax Mclntyr )

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0--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------,... Features 0 N ::> ""') >-"' <( c en L1J ::> 1-warrants For Murder Suspect Issued In Error BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentine l City Editor Last month, two Tampa Po lice officers were killed as they attempted to execute a warrant for worth l ess checks. On Thursday, Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor said the warrants had been issued in error. At 2:15a.m. on June 291h, Tampa Police Officer David Curtis conducted a traffic stop at N. so'h Street and E 23rtl Avenue. Officer Jeffrey Kocab served as his backup The vehicle, driven by Ms. Cortnee Brantley, was stopped because the li cense plate was not visib l e Ms. Brantley and th e pa senger, Dontae Morris, 24, provided identification. A computer check r evea l ed c warrants for a worthless a: check for Morris. The waru.. rants were issued in JackO sonville. z <( As the officers attempted to arrest Morris, h e fatally C wounded both officers and m fled the scene on foot. Ms. :::l Brantley fled in the vehicle. Monis surrendered on July a: 2ac1 after an intense manhunt. He was charged with the UJ deaths of the officers as well C as the deaths of Derek AnUJ :r: derson and Harold en ::::i m DONTAE MORRIS ... Warrants for cht!(:ks issued in error Wright. According t o Chie f Castor, "t h e Jacksonville h e r iff Office letter (regarding Dontae Morris capias/warrant) indicates that as the orginating agency, th ey issued the warrants in error. It also appears th ey took no action to remove the warrants once the error was detected." Th e warrants were still ac tive 4 days after the deaths of th e two officers Chief Castor further state d that the investigation is continuing, but said the er rors in no way negates the fact that Dontae Morris is "so l e l y responsible-for the deaths of the officers. Questioned By Police A spokesper son for the Tampa Po l ice Department stated that Morris' name h ad come up during the murder investigation of Derek Anderson. Anderson was shot in the back during a botched attempt ed robbery on May t81h. During the investigation, police had received informa tion that another person had actually shot Anderson and Morris was a potential wit ness. A detective contacted Morris on June 101 and requested that he come to the police d partment for ques tioning. "He basically said he didn't like the polic and that h e had warrant for hi s arr ts," Ms. Laura McElroy aid. Morris did not become a suspect in :he Anderson murder until additional e\id e nce was un cove red, addi tional witnesses came fonvard, and a ballistics re port tied the gun used to 1..;11 Anderson with the weapon used to k.i11 both police offi cers. He was also charged with the murder of Wright's murder. Last Thursday, a grand jury indicted Morris on first de gree murder charge in the deaths of Derek Anderson, Harold Wright, and both police officers. :::l Q. z _, _, :::l m ..:, Health Insurance labl or Children w z w en 4( c 0 -' u.. BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Eclltor A state-operated insurance company is currently enrolling youngsters who are without coverage at little or no cost. The program provides coverage for youngsters. The Florida KidCare and the University of South Florida' Florida Covering Kids & Famili i enrolling new famiH into their program. The program is ccepting applications from families for uninsured children under the e of 19 years. Youngsters enrolled in th program have a to regular doctor visits, immuniza tions, dental care, and vi ion benefits. Tb pro ram n roll famUi throughout the year. Brian Klr istant Outreach Coordinator for the Florida ring Kids & Famili d th program is b nfamil in m 1 -l. Klrk dan: n to th lnt rn can call and a k for an ppli tion to mail or pick an appli tion up ln person. For additional infonnation call1-888-540-5437, or visit th Florida Kid bsit at www.tlorid.alddcare.ora. Toddler's Death Under Investigation Tampa Polic e D etectives are investigating the death of a toddl e r after an incident Fri day eve ning. Police said they received a call that 15-month-old Wilson Chery had been found unres ponsive in the bathtub at his home on Heather Av enue. Fire Rescue transported the toddler to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. According to reports, the baby's mother, Berthina Berthier, was in her bedroom when her 15-year-old son found his brother. Berthier reportedly told police Wtlson went into the bathroom while her other children were inside, and somehow got into the tub. An investigation will determine if any charges will be filed in .the incident. Mother Fulfills Promises Made To Slain Son BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Sta.ffWriter A mother makes good on a promise to her murdered son On August 1 2004, Warren Mitchell was headed home after a night out with some friends. He drove down Columbus Drive and stopped at a traffic light near Howard Avenue. An unidentified vehicle also stopped and at least two men got out and fired shots at Mitchells vehicle. He was able to drive a\vay to get help and spotted a police officer. He screamed out of h is window to get the officer' attention, telling him he had been shot. When the office r approached Mitchell car, the door was open and collap ed. Em rgency pernoel who responded to the ne pronounced him dead. ince Mitchell murder, no arrests have been made and his mother, Wanda Conaway has been in constant contact with Tampa Poli Homicide d tecti M Con way said it's amazing how fa t tim pa -warren n, Warren Jr. i 10 years old now. When my n till ali talked about m re-turning to chool to get a d gree. I was not sure 1 could do it, but w -n not only told m I ould do it h said h was looking forward, ing m graduat Mrs. n graduating from pringfi ld oll g on ugu t 15th with d g in Earl hildlto d Education. A happ as h i to b graduating, h aid it' bitt rswe t without her s n being there. "My family a nd hildt n hav e b n giving me emo-Mother and son Wanda Conaway and Warren Mitchell, during happier tim ar t hom ver killed on.

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-1 Retired Sentinel OHice Manager Dies Suddenlv c ):> c.. c BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor The retired Office Manager of the Florida Sentinel Bulletin newspaper died suddenly Friday night. She was 77 years old. According to her daughter, Ms. D. Nikki Williams, Mrs. Camille Hepburn Williams complained of not being able to breathe and was rushed to Tampa Genera] Ho s pital. She suffered a massive heart attack after reaching the hos pital and died. A Tampa native Mrs. Williams was 1 of 11 children born to Henry and Camille Hepburn. She attended the public schools of Hillsborough County and graduated from Howard W Blak e High School, School of Business in 1951. After graduation, Mrs. Williams became a member of the U. S. Air Force, where she serv e d for 3 yea rs. After completing her military stint Mrs. Williams r eturne d to Tampa. Mrs. Williams and her hu s band. th e l ate llenry Williams, wa s one of th e first famili es t o move into the n e wly develop e d Progr ess Village S ubdi v i s i o n in the lat e 1950 s They raised th e ir childre n. David Hepburn and Ms. Nikki Williams, th e r e. Mrs. Williams became an employee of th e now defunct Lily White Hospital and later an e mplo yee of the Sentinel, where s he r emained for n e arl y 40 years. She was also a member of the Grand Asse m bly of Lily Security B e nefit Assoc iation. Mrs. Williams served in seve ral capacities in cluding Office Manager and S ecretary to both th e late Mr. Cyril Blythe Andrews and the late Mr. Cyril Blythe Andrews, Jr. During her tenure with th e company, Mrs. Williams was well-known throughout the community being the first to greet those e nt e ring the build ing. MRS. CAMILLE HEPBURN WJLUAMS March 1, 1933 to July 16, 2010 "She lo ved th e Florida Sentinel, s h e loved her famil y, and she loved watching game bows on vision. She was always full of e nergy full of lif e, she was very acti ve and just a w o nderful woman." her daughte r said After the death of her husband in 1997, Mrs. Williams discovered she needed cataract surgery. "' She planned the surgery for the following year. 9 However, she was not able to return to the Sentinel after the surgery. Mrs. Williams was retired for about two years when she began volunteering at the school her grandson attended. Her volunteerism led to employment, and Mrs. Williams was hired to work in the lunchroom in 2000. She worked at E. L. Bing Elementary SChool for a short time before transferring to Progress Village Middle School. She resigned in 2009. Her niece, Mrs. Carolyn Hepburn Collins said, "She wasn't the matriarch of the family, but she was the mother figure : She was one of the people who started our family get-togethers. We didn't have a family reunion, but we would all get together on the 4th of July. wshe was a quiet organizer and made sure that everyone was there. She was soft-spoken, very seri o us and alwa ys shared her wisdom with the family. Sh e n eve r asked for anything, she was always willing to give ," Mrs. Collins said. A longtime member of St. James A.M.E. Church Progress Village Mrs. Williams was also active in her church. "T1 But her greatest treasure was dedicating 5 to her famil y In addition to her children, Mrs. JJ Wtlliams is survived by 5 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, a sister, Mrs. Martha and 2 CJ) brothers, Henry Hepburn and Harold Hep-burn, numerous nieces nephews, other family ::;j members and friends. Z Funeral services for Mrs. Williams will be held on Saturday,July24lh, at 2 p m., atSt.JamesAM.E. m Church. Ray Williams Funeral Home is in charge handling arrangements. J;; ::;j z ""0 c AUTO ACCIDENT REFERRAL SERVICE m c en m Council embers Select Plicants For Vacant Seats News Alert The Aorida Law Statas That You May Be Entitled TO $1 0,000 For Loss Wages And Meclcal C8rL. c m < m BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor More than 60 individuals submitted application for two vacant seats on the Tampa ty Council. Two individuals were chosen o n Monday and will be sworn into office on Thursday, July 22nd. They will complete the teTlJlS of two members who r esigned to pursue Hillsbor ough County Commjssion seats. Th e atl arge District 3 was previously held by Llnda Saul-Sena, who r signed to run for the County ommis sio n District 5 Seat. John Dingfelder, who represent d District 4 which ncompass s South Tampa is se king l ec tion to the District 1 Seat of the Cou n ty Commi s sion On Monday, City ounci l memb rs Thoma Scott, Chair, Gwen MUI r Charlie Miranda, M s Mary Mulh rn, and Jos ph Caetano lis t e n e d as 39 a pplicants vyin g for the District 3 s at gave a two minute s p ch. After listening to appli cants the pane l s l ecte d 41year old Curtis Stok s t o co mpl t th t rm of M Saul-Sena in District 3 Th e a pplican ts cho e n during the first tound were: Mary Alvar z, .Jo hillura Mimi 0 iason and urti tok who won 2 votes During the s c ond round, tok s maintained 2 votes H was cl10s n in the round b a vote of 3 -2, win ning vote from hahman S ott, Mary Mulh rn, a nd Jo ph tano. tok said, ''I'm humbled to hav e th opportunit y to serv a nd I thank t h ose w h o vot e d for m e Now it's tim for m to roll up m s l ves a nd get t o work to h Jp so l so m e probl m s." 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or-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------editorials/Columns FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN :J (USPS 202-140) ::::: 2207 21st Avenue, Tampa Florida 33605 (813) 248 -1921 -, Published Every Tuesday and Friday By >=' FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN PUBLISHING Co., C:( Member of National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) 0 ffi POSTMASTER: Send Address Change To: ::::: Florida Sentinel Bulletin, 1-P.O. Box 3363 Tampa, FL 33601 Periodical Postage Paid At Tampa FL C. Blythe Andrews 1901-1977 (1945) W. W Andrews 1874-1931 (1919) C Blythe Andrews, Jr. 193Q-2010 (1977) S. KAY ANDREWS, PUBLISHER C. BLYTHE ANDREWS Ill, PRESIDENT/CONTROLLER GWEN HAYES, EDITOR IRIS HOLTON, CITY EDITOR BETTY DAWKINS ADVERTISING DIRECTOR HAROLD ADAMS CIRCULATION MANAGER TOYNETTA COBB, PRODUCTION MANAGER LAVORA EDWARDS CLASSIAED MANAGER Subeorlptlona-$44 .DO-e Monlhl Both Edtt lona: $87 00..Pet Yur Both Edltlo na. OpinioN exprMMCI on edltorilll pegee of ltlle by Colurnni.U Of Gwel wr--. do not -"" ref'led the edlloriet -of The F1orlde Semlnel lkllleCift Of the Publleher Democracv, Alive 0 fE And Well In Tampa z N o doubt, staff members on the David Letterman < Show have already decided to make Tampa Ci'ty Council a household word and the punch line of a joke in coming weeks. w The reason for Letterman' interest, most li.k ly, will be the fact that at least 66 individual applied t tern-> porarily fill the oon-to-be-vacant City ouncil t ffi left open by Linda Saul-s na and J hn Dingfeld r. > The Letterman punch line would b b ed on th question "Who els e and his mother are going to ign w up to run?" But our question i simply Isn t thi what Democracy is about, anyway?" ::i What excite us most about thi recent unp m dented turnout of p eople-willing-to-erv i th f ct they brought with them a diversity of bility and ttiz tude, which would make any Am rican history t ch fii proud. ..J More th n 50 y ago Bl ck American poet S Langston Hugh said, I swear to th Lord I still can t m see/ Why D mocracy m an erybody bu m I &if Keeping Tamp City Council in mind d th z rainbow of m n and wom n ing gl n th -om and the opportunity to rv w wond r'" h t Hugh w would ay now? en < 0 a: 0 ..J LL Tampa liUht Tran Who Get To Rid The issue return to Tampa llk swallow: turning to Capistrano. W refer to th issu of lightran tran it to the City and its surrounding uburbs. ln years past, an elite cast could b counted on to tout th voice and advantages of having a ity who hardly u -d its bus system, to look boldly forward to a future tim Unfortunately, Tampa vot rs did not opt to becom dreamer Cons quently, th majority ofTampan mained eith r drlvor walkers. But we h ar nowadays, the weather has chang d. Now, head d up by folks lik form r congr man Jim Davis and Mayor Pam Iorio, th id a of light-rail and a qu i enhan d bu system could b -ln the near future. Meaawblle, the Black community asks a V1 ry basic question: "Will the bus stop here?" In years past, for Black folks, "the bus did NOT top h r n -ith r logistically, nor financially. Yes, we In the Black community realiz that Tampa .e-better pabllc tran portation, but not at just our Time For Jobs To Head The To-Do-list P resident Barack Obama and his admin istration have had a busy and successful year and a half in office. The President has been suc cessful in getting an anti wage di sc rimination bill passed, a healthcare reform bill p assed, a financial reform package p asse d appointed a s upr eme court justice im proved ou r r e l atio n s hip with many foreign countries along wit h some other things There are tho e who are say ing th a t President Obama ha s had more big ticket items passed in a year and a half than an y other president in the hi s tory of the United States. With that said, Mr. Presi d e nt needs to put job creation h ere in America at th e top of his t o -d o l ist. Th e un e mpl oyme nt rat e remain hig h t oo man y Ame ri cans ca n t find jo b n o t e n o ugh jobs are bein g crea t ed M.Vig al o known as ,ytg -J i arrived in Havana ba aboard a Ia ship. Having n born and captured in n gaJ, LJear-old Ant a \'>1lS bought in a slav mark t by Zephaniah Kingsl y, a s lave trader Flo rida plantation own r and s hipping magnate. Kingsley marri d Ant and month s lat r brought h r to his Florida plantation Laurel Oro on th t John's River s t of Ja onvill Florida. Ba k then Florida was under panish rul e a n d mar riages \ re commo n between w h ite p l antatio n own rs a n d African worn n A t Lau re l Oro Anta wa tr a t d as a fre wo m a n and li d with Kingsl y in h is hom e S h b ore fou r children rge, Marth Mary and John. Kingsl y g ave th childret1 th e b es t du ca tion mon ey c ould buy a nd ga\ii Ankla s p o n s ibili ty for man ag i ng th pla nt a ti n w hil h wa away on bu s in ess, a h e had om to res pect and tru s t h r. In 1811, King 1 y gav e and the economy still re mains bad. These facts have a lot of Americans upset, unhappy and even mad. People are los ing their homes their sav ings, their insurances, their families and their way of life. To these people the things the President has accom plished are of no importance to them. Th ese p e ople need jobs so that they can take care of themselves and th eir fami lies. The onl y thing that the cur rent president o r any presi dent can do to please these peop l e is to c r eate jobs and improve this economy. Long t erm job creation will not do People want some jobs now. I know that things like immigration ene rg y al ternatives climate change budget deficits and wars are als o important, but the time is n o w for all of these items to tak e a back seat. It is so much easier to satisfy Anta, bet children and some of An relati their freedom By then historian claim Anta bad probabl adapted to Jiving with IGngsl y and Ia\ ry because she was prob ably familiar with slavery a a West African u tom and "the fact that female Ia often married th ir masters to ob tain freedom. As a free woman, Anta peti tioned the pa n i h O\ii mment for land and wa awarded five acres across the river fro m Laure l Grove in 1813. Ant pu.rcha ed 12 s l a a n d li tock t o gi n a far m a n d p lantati o n of h r own. h ortly tb afte r wb n Am rican at! mpted to ann Fl rid a to th n ited Stat th Patrio ts kidnap ped Kingsl y a nd i d l.au re l Oro and its 4 1 s la u s ing th plantlltion as its h d qu arte rs to launch raid in th a rea. n Kin 1 y ped, und r th p ro ti o n o f th pani s h g o n1m nt, Anta burned th plantati o n nd h r fann to th ground to p th people when they have a job, when they have money, when they've got food on their table, a roof over their heads and some degree of financial security. That is human na ture and should be easy to un derstand. The American people and employers will have more confidence in the economy and be more willing to take a chance on creating jobs if they see that the government has the economy and job cre ation at the top of its to-do list. The Democrats have labeled the Republican Party as the Party of"No. They have been basically opposed to anything the Democrats have tried to do. Here is an opportunity to put both parties on the spot Put a job creation measure on the table and see what party works to get something done and what party works to keep something from getting done. ln the alternative, we ma y see a bi-partisanship effort that results in getting some thing done The President, the Democratic Party and the Republican Party should be challenged and challenged hard to make job creation and the economy the top item facing Congress. so-called P atriots fro m con tinuing to use them. Aft e r the war, the S panish governm e nt gave Anta 35 0 a cres of land for her b ra very ln 1 8 14 Kingsley pur chased another plantation o n Fort Geo rge Is land. near th e mouth of the St. John s River A large house and 24 s l a ve cab i ns (many s tructures still in existence) were built Anta managed the plantation while Kingsley was away on b usi n

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H<;:>roscopes /soaps Horoscopes Today's Birthday --You tend to overestimate your capabiliti es now. You have great luck, though, when you get in too deep and magi ca ll y find an e..xcellent escape route. To keep the s tress l eve l to a min imum, practice counting to five before you leap into ac tion Don t forg e t details Cancer (June 22-July 22)-Oth e r people cannot d e t ec t a ny tension on your part. If yo u want th e m to know how yo u f ee l yo u hav e to tell them. Let them contribute. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Associates demand hard work and littl e rest toda y Point out the value of short breaks. Then take one. They m ay follow right along with you. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Rec ent stresses t ake their toll. You need to transform ten s ion into mor e dynamic, larger movements. Jump, dance or walk really fast. libra (Sept. 23-0ct. 22) Everyone n eeds a stress re l ease today. Get away from recent problems and pack a picnic. Go somewhere beau tiful near trees. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 2t)Today you understand the stress created by demanding coope r atio n Draw peop l e in with tantalizing bribes Someone goes for it. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) Pay attention to your dreams. Today they're filled with unusual symbols for creahve direction Use any tension to push communications. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -Take a poll of your group to find out who's willing to participate. Allow others to work independently, until they get curious. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) Ignore th e r es t of th e world, get with a few friends, and lay back. You all d s rve a break tod ay Thi is what we call a m e ntal h alth day. Pisce (Feb. 19-March 20)-You want t o be far away in som xotic locale G t your work done today and plnn thnt trip in bc tw n meehngs. Keep th e cost in mind. Arie (March 21-April19) -You wake up with peculiar feelings related to a dream. Write down what you remember to relieve the strangeness and catch any insight. Taurus (April2o-May 20)-If tress becomes a problem today, a visit to the massage therapi t may be in order. You get more done afterward. It's worth it. Gemini (May 21-June 21)Everyone needs to work on th ir communication style. Confrontations don't help an one.. Infuse opti mism in every transaction. Soaps ALL MY CHILDREN -Tad asks Liza if s h can herself as a mother to Damon; Scott jumps to the wrong conclusion about Anni e' torn shirt; Damon blows up at Colby. Annie may agree to be JR's mis tress; Madison admits she's falling in love with Ryan; Frnnkie surprises David with information on Greenle Scott proposes t o Annie, who must decide what to say; Liza catches Damon t aking mon from KI) -tal's bar, Liza makes a confession to Tad AS THE WORLD TURNS Caleb learn s that JR duped him ; Bianca suggests that she and Caleb live together, Green! find David standing over Ryan's unconsciou body At Gw n prodding, lri agrees to leave town ; LiJy tells Lucinda that she closed th d I, and she's surprised by her mother's response. Jack and Dusty t m up t o discover why Blackthorn is in town; at th ir pre-w ding int rvi w. Molly and Holden discuss th ir relationship BOLD AND THE BF.AUfiFUL Brook inform Ridg about Steffy's blackmail; Ridg confronts li rand d mands that h sta away from Brooke; Hope t lis Oliver nnd Brook parnt y, th t h has decid d not to move to Boston. Brook I confused about Hope' s sudden change of heart about going away to colJeg ; Ridg primands Steffy for attempting to blackmail Brooke and Oliver: Nick and Aggie enjoy a chemically charged evening tog th r on the hady Marlin Ridge assures Brooke that her secret wiJI remain quiet; Oliver is nsi tive to Steffy's feelings about he father; new int m Uarn stumbles upon incriminating evidence; Nick and Aggi give into th ir lings for each other. DAYS OF OUR LIVES-Bo wonders about Hope's m e ntal health : Madeline i s rushed to the hospital: Nathan and Stephanie grow closer: Dani I learns that hlo 's annulment L sues aren't whv Father won't marry them; M !ani t lis Philip s he wants to thro;., Chloe a baby s hower St phanie and Nathan plan to move in together : Kate urge s Chad to spea k to hi s fath r ; Bo tell s Hope he think s so methin g's dif ferent about her; Chloe t lis Daniel that Father Matt think s s he' s a bnd person; Hope puts her s leeping pill s in Bo's rianna tell s E.J s he trusts him with her life; Hope rev ea l s h r dark s ide. but Bo pa sses out before he can react ; Sami t lis Rafe s he' s pennanently moving in with EJ; Nicole worrie s that Brady is s till in love with Ariannn GENERAL HOSPITALDante enlists Claire to help free .Jnson; the ID bracelet on Liz' s newborn has som unlu k y numb rs; Spinelli telJs Sa m that h is hurt about l osing Maxie There is a s ho cking mo m ent for Liz and Nik's baby; Lulu fu I s Carl 's ve n g an e; Micha I g t into a fight o n h is first day of community s rvice n rat H os pital go into lockdown ; Lucky Nik and Liz on front Hel na ; Warr n l ashes out at Kris tin a. ONE LIFE TO LIFE Charli t 11 Viki th lr p l a n i s going so uth ; Dorian walks In on David a nd Viki in bed; Jessica and Natalie end up in th ER. Langston a nd Starr r onn t; Eva n g line 's lif e r es t s In Layla 's hands; J essica and Natalie ge t s urpri si n g n ews. Jessica and Na t alie are not hon st with o n e anoth er; Olgi I s ace pted t o l. U ; Viki and C harli e d ecide to tak e a vacation YOUNG AND TilE RESTLESShri s tln e and Pau I h ave a hard time forg e tting th p ast; h a n th l aw Into his own h a nd s. Lau r e n is bllnd sl d d by Jill 's actio n s; a m ys t rious woman arrives in Ge n oa City. Abby learns h ow mu c h power s h hold s; Tucker has 11 s urprise offer for Malcolm and Sofia. fictures From The Fast These beutiful ladies took a minute to enjoy some coffee at a Christmas party: Mrs. Olga Barnes, Mrs. Monroe Mack, Mrs. F. A. Smith, Mrs. James Campbell, Miss Irene Kilpatrick and Mrs. M. R. Silas. 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c a: u. c z c:t c en w :;:) .... > a: w > w HARLEM MICHEL'LE CROCKETI 7/21/2010 H appy 1 s t birthday prin cess. L o v e, fr o m mommy, d addy and f a mily. fi} Mr. Clarence Jerome William Jr. (Iceberg lim) i officially retiring from James A. Haley teran H pita!, Tampa, on July 31 2010, after 29 years of mploym nt. en Also on J uly 22, 2010, is my wife Beatri Willi d ay. I Love Y o u z ...J ...J :;:) en w z w 0 c:t c a: 0 ...J u. Published: Friday, July 30, 2010 Deadline: Wednesday, July 21, 2010 $10 Gets Yow Honor Roll SIUdenrs Photo In The Paper Child's School: Child's Name: Retirement Educator Retires After More Than 31 Years 01 Service F o r more than 3 1 years, Ms. Gail Kilpatrick se rv e d as an educator in the Hill s borough Coun ty Publi c School Dis tri ct. H oweve r s h e decide d th e tim e h a d com e t o purs ue oth e r intere s ts. Ms. Kilpatrick r e tir e d a t th e clo se o f th e 2009-2010 school y ear. Recently, her family and friends h e ld a r e tir e m e nt ce l e br a tion in h e r honor. The e v ent wa s held at the Fergu s on Law Center. Dr. Maurice Horne serve d as th e M as t e r o f C e r e mony (Photograph s b y Lomax Mcintyre). Among those on hand to help Ms. Gail Kilpatrick (2nd from left) to celebrate her retirement were Daffney Printice, left, Ms. Kilpatrick, Ms. Katonya Thomas, and Ms. Madonna Taylor.

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Speakers, Presenters Announced For National Baptist Deacons Convention c BY GWEN HAYES Sentinel Editor The National Baptist Deacons Con vention of America and Its Auxiliaries will convene in Tampa July 26-30, 2010 at the downtown Hyatt Regency Hotel. The theme for th e convention is "E mpowering Leaders For Kingdom Building: Through The Lens of Prayer," Exodus 17:12, Acts 4:31. Several area deacon and ministers have been invited as speakers; and there will be evera l presentations and several activities for youth. New Mt. Zion M B Church, Rev. Dr. Walter J. Williams, pastor, serves a the host church. Several deacons and deaconesse in the area hold tat and national of fices. Deacon Richard Banks i the National Pre ident, and Deacon Clarence Fort is the tate Pr i dent. Both are member of New Mt. Zion. Deaconess Elvira Pinder, a member of First Baptist Church of College Hill, Rev. Evan Burrows, pastor, is the 2nd Vice Pre ident of the Women's Auxiliary and Conven tion Musician and Deacones Geraldine Twine, a member of New Mt. Zion, is the tate Pre ident of the Women 's Auxiliary and the Na tional Health Coordinator. Patricia Campbell William also a member of New Mt. Zion, is the Florida : ational Youth Director. Convention activities begin on Mon day, buta Reception and Hat Show unday vening at 6 p m. will kick of the ev nts for th w k. acones es Geraldine Twine and herryl Cu eaux will coordinate th h a t show, one of the convention's annual events. Women are invited out to ee orne of Tampa's finest bats on parade. One of the most pi ritual even of the convention i th daily s a. m. prayer ervice with hundreds in attendan e. Workshops for youths and adul are h ld dail as w II as youth Monday' a iviti will includ the h alth presentation Youth Rally and Luncheon. R Dr. H nry J. Lyons, rvant/teach r, ew Salem M B. Church, will be the noon speaker. The Welcome Mu ical and GERALDINE 1WINE Youth Opening Night Program will be held at 7 p. m. Deacon Tommy Robinson will be the keynote peaker. The Youth Choir of First Baptist Church of College Hill will be the special guest during the youth service and Pastor R-Lockett, pastor of Bethan Christian Discipleship Church, will be the speaker. Tuesday' pecial event is a 7 a. m. Fellow hip Breakfast with Dr. Estella Love of First Baptist Church of College Hill as peaker. The noon preached word will be by Re Eric Campb ll pa tor of Faith Temple M. B. Church. The youth oratorical con t t and spelling bee will be at 2 p. m. At 7 p. m. the Communion Worship Service will be held with Re Wal-ELVIRA PINDER ter J. Williams as the speaker. The noon speaker on Wednesday will be Rev. Carnell Upshaw, tor of Covenant M. B. Church. The Women s Auxiliary Program is at 2 p. m. The Annual Memorial Service will 0 be held at the 7 p.m. service, along with the President's Address. > Thursday' s noon day speaker is Rev. Christopher Jarnegan Z First Baptist Church of College Hill. Rev. Dr. Bartholomew Banks m State President, Progressi e M&E Baptist State Convention of Florida and pastor, St. John Progressive M. B. Church will be the Awards Banquet speaker at 6 p. m. Closing sessions will be held Friday morning. r;m c: rr-!!l z ., c: m c rn Dawn Restoration Center Host Boo Re ease :1: m c m < < c: m rn c > z c c

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N 0 N ::J .., 0 en 2 HCC Students Get Book Scholarships W Opportunity Plu s for Mi-::J t-nority Student Succ ess, Inc. presented the ir first book scholarships recently to 2 students that attend Hill sborough Community Col l ege's \'bor City Campus. Opportunity Plu s for Minority Student Success, Inc is a 501 3 non-profit organization founded in 2007 by 7 professionals in the Tampa Bay area. The founders are: Bobby Bowden, John Blue, Kredelle Petway, Margaret Petway, Richard Smiley, Larry William and Anita Jordan Wilson. The goaJ of th organiza tion is to expand the amount of assistance they award s tu dents. Several fundraisers are planned. The awards wiU include book scholarships, 0 necessary school supplies a: and other incidentals. LL Mrs. Wilson recogniz e d the financial challenges that < minority students face whil e attempting to successfully 0 meet their academic and caen Hillsborough Community College dent, Ccl e Uller cen-ter, was the first recipient of book scholarship from Opportunity Plus for >finority tudent u Inc. The sc:holar&hip was presented by Bobby Bowd n, left, President, and John Blo right, Secretary. Tb econd cholarship w nt to J cquclin Danford. w reer goals. It wa on thi premise that the organiz.a> tion was founded -to a ist ffi students between the ag of > 16 a nd 30 attending college W uni ve r s itie s or technical chool s. "We h ave experie n ced stu-en :J m ::J d ents regi t rin g for cl but did n o t have the re-ourc t o purchase books a nd o th r needed uppli to meet th e of their classes. -President Bobby Bowd n said W With th e variou fundraisers in the future, we hope t o propel th e organizatio n to the forefront of philanthrop in the Tampa Bay area." he said. For additional information on the organiza t ion or to make a donation caU the president at ( 13) 571-9 55 z ..J ..J ::J m Foreclosure Prevention w z w en < 0 0 ..J LL o ho Planned Congresswoman Kath Ca stor will host a mortgag and r e losur prevention workshop on Saturday, August '1", from 9 a.m. to 2 p m The event will take place at Jefferson High chool 4401 W. Cypress Str et. The purpose of th workshop is to provide imm diat assistance to families facing foreclo sure or those who are concerned about their current housing and financial situation. It will consist of loan coun seling, mortgage tion plans provid d b y KATIIY CASTOR Congresswoman to host foreclosure p ntlon workshop WE (NVJ'fE YO TO MAJ OF ISRA L PILGRIM G Our 6th S..Star luxury Tour During Thl Earty Fan Season ... Jr. & Minister Clifford UvlllQSIOn YOUR TOUR HOSTS 6TH TOUR 1016 25th Street East Palmetto, Florida 34221 November 1-12, 2010 Total Fee $3,442.00 for 12 Days (Round "R1p Mleml, A. -ftl Avtv) TIMIInd Full SUiat.rgel AAE lnoludld) Please C811941-713--4492 Or 941-713--4766 Storm causes Maior Damage In Grant Park In front of Ms. Gay' home is what's left of the tree that fell through her roof during a storm Wednesday afternoon. On Wednesday afternoon, a line of severe thunderstorms roBed across the area. In East Tampa, the fury of the storms was felt more in the Grant Park community where two trees were knocked down, causing major damage. One of the damaged homes was in the 3800 block of 57th Street where the homeowner, Annie Gay, said first she heard a loud noise. then there was a hole in her roof. Hillsborough County Fire Rescue responded and reported that a tree had fallen through Ms. Gay's roof, and another had fallen across the street from her home. The storm knocked down power lines that left an entire block in the dark for several hours. Also residents lost their cable service when those lines were also knocked down. At Ia t report no one in ide Ms. Gay's house was injlll"ed, and a large tarp was put over the damaged area of her home. County Rescue personnel reported that M.s. Gay and her family able to tay in the home after the damage, and po'"-er restored. Meeting OBC ToHostC Discuss ight ee

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Local Mavor, Citv Council Agree To Lower Recreation Fees After citi zens from all over the city r epeatedly comp laine d to the Tampa City Council about the higher Parks and R ecreation fees Mayor Pam Iorio and the Council have agreed to lower the fees to where the y wer e in 2009. Last year at the Mayor's request, the Counci l approved a proposal to raise park and recreation fees, some by large amounts. For instance, the cost of after-school programs increased from $12 to $25 a week. Summer programs went from $7 to $55 The Mayor wanted the increases to take the weight off of a $51 million budge t shortfall. Afte r r ece iving th e M ayo r' s directiv e t o lowe r the fees. City of Tampa P arks and R ec reat io n Dir ec t o r, Karen KARENPALUS Parks And Rec. Director Palus, i ss u e d thi s s tat e m e nt. Afte r sc h oo l prog r a m s w ill n o t r equire a weekly f cc a n d summe r prog r a m s \viii r eturn t o $70 f o r 9 week s. Public swimmui n g w ill be free f o r r ec r ea ti o n ca rd h o lders, a n d all senior on l y cla sses that arc staff l e d wil l r eturn to the 2009 fees "We wil l be pro viding more information in th e day s to fol l ow as to when r egistratio n s will occur for the s e programs for the n e xt program cy cl e No oth e r programs are b e ing impact e d at this tim e." I am pl ease d our c ity i s able to continue to provide this level of s ervice to our community when most municipalities are having to reduce their parks and recre ation services I am proud to s a y that our community and political l ea de rs vie w us as an e e nti a se rvi ce t o our n eig h borhoods.ft Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at (813) 248-0724, or e-mailed at lcrews@flsentinel.com. Church Selects New Minister BY IRlS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor The congregati o n ill New V i c tory Baptis t Church recently selected a n e w r eli gio u s lea d er. H i s ins tallation ce r e m o ny will t ake place a t 4 p.m. o n Augu s t 22nd. Pastor Clarence M. Nathan had serv e d as the church's interim pastor s in ce January 2010 The cong regation voted to ask him to accept the reigns of leadership last month. A Tampa native, Pastor Nathan graduated from Middleton High School and continued his education at Shaw University, where he majored in Criminal Justice and Social SeTVices. During his tenure at the Tampa Police Department, Pastor Nathan became a member of Beulah Institutional Baptist church, where he was licensed and ordained to the mini stry. He PASTOR CUJlENCE NATHAN als o serve d a th unday School Superint nd nt. Aft r retiring at th mnk o f Lieut enant, Pastor Nathan attended Shaw Divinity S chool, wher he compl ted the M DIV Program. While in R eleigh, North Carolina, he serve d a s th Senior Pastor of his firs t church, Ob rlin Baptis t Church. li e sered as the _.\_,sociiltl' Pastor at Faith Center in thilt Pastor Nathan returned to Tilmpa nnd hecilllH' a member of Without Walls lntcrniltional Church. r ldt there t o tart Koininia Christian Emba y After I founded the chur c h I returned t o Without Wall Int e rn atio n al Ch u rch as C h ief of ecuri t y f o r P a ul a White M i nistries: Pastor Nathan returned t o B eulah Baptist Church as a n oc.iat Pastor a m em-b e r o f E vang li s m Committ nd Co n verca tion T cher. In addition to 'ng th Senior Pastor of ew tcto ry Bapti t Churc h Pa tor Nathan became a m mber of Pastors on Patrol in 2007. Pa tor Nathan has a lready begun serving as the Spiritual L ead r of N e w Victory Baptist burch. Group Sponsors Event For Disadvantaged Kids BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Sta11'Wrlter Bay Area Brotherhood (B.A.B.), a group that consists of military and civilian men and women who've worked at MacDill Air Force Base, s pon sored an event for 65 kids called "Project 100 B.A.B took kids from the Nick Capitano Boys and Girl s Club on Kay Street to the Florida Aquarium, providing them with lunch and snac k s. The event was free for the kid s and they had a great tim Mark Hart, a m mber o f th Air National Guard and B.A.B. volunt r, said they do five ev nts for disadvantag d ldds every year. "I've been a part of the group for four y ars. My First Sergeant, Deandra Sampson, Introduced me to the organization, and when I found out about its history, I wante d to b a part of what they w r doing for kid The B A B wa s founded mor than 30 y ears ago by a tive and r tire d military and civilian p e r sonnel. Th e ml s sion of the group wa to pro vid an outl t for area youth to vi it places they normally wouldn t du to expens bani ers "It' s important w xpose our. young children to a much as we can," said Hart. "So many places ar a tive classrooms for our children, and th y can I arn as much from visiting th pla s a th y an from lttlng In a classroom with a book." To find out mor about th B A .B., you can reac h Mark Hart at (813) 368-5 959 -1 c m (j) Familv Asks For Assistance With Funeral Expenses c c.. c 1\) 0 1\) 0 _. On Jul y 10, 2010, J a m a r Edwards, 22, was found fatally stabbed in a rooming house on Columbus Drive owned by is brother. No arrests have been made and the incident is still under investigation. Minister D e lvin Lawson, E dwards' brother, said the family is asking for help with funeral expenses forJam.ar. Anyone who can help us can call (813) no-2144. Meeting JAMAR EDWARDS ... found stabbed to death July 10. 0 Middleton Football Parent Meeting ., r-0 J:J c G. H igh School foo t ball coac h Jason Stokes, is l> hosting a parent meeti n g Thursday July 22nd at 6:30p.m. i n the caf teria a t Middl e t o n H igh School. z :\II parents o f returning athletes and inco m ing freshme n are :::j a ked to a tt e nd . \ L o the first day o f football practi ce \ \ill be Augu t 9 t h at 3 r;-p.m. m c r rm Meeunu Planned To Discuss Setbacks For Cell Towers -1 z c m r-(i) :l: m c Hill borough County Planning and Growth Management Department will h o ld a community meeting on July 2oth, 6 p.m., on th 20th floor of the County Center, 6o1 E. Kenned Blvd. The meeting is part of a study of a possible Land Development Code amendment on wireless communications towers. The study will xplore a proposal to increase th r equired tback from r sid ntial properti in unincorporated Hill borough m < County for safety reasons in m the event of a structural col-?J lapse. Findings of this study will C be presented to the County m Commission in mid-C September for further d.irec-tion on whether to proceed )> with an amendment to the Z Land Development Code. C For more information ron-tact Tom HiDlay, Planning c and Growth Management Planner, at (813) 307-4504 or hiznayt@hjllsborouahcoun-countv oners landlord Wor shopfor Section 8 rouram

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Organization's Founder Planning Goals' Workshops B Y LEO N B. CREWS S e ntin e l Staff Writer When N i c h o las Langston founded the "Nation Of The Forgotte n Population" in 2007, h e was hoping to create an urban identity for thos e in society that are disenfranchi ed, disadvantaged, or seeking to elevate their current po s i tion in life. "I traveled to a lot of places seeking to h e lp p eo ple realize who they are and what they are. I aspire to help people realize their potential, how to use that potential, and how to prevent it from being taken away or misguided ... Langston said within th e past year, what be discovered were social is ues he hadn' t considered before. "Wbat I've found is the planting of seeds in the Black community has reaped a lot of trouble. The people who planted the seed s have stepped back and don't want t o accept responsibility f o r what they"ve sow n. They want to blame eve1J1hin g and every o n e, but never hold themselves accountable." Langston f eels as African Americans. we've got t o learn to adapt to the con stan t changes of society and take advantage of the opportunities tha t come along. We've a l o got t o l earn h ow to recog n ize th o se oppo rtuniti es.-Langston h as planned a series of workshop and meetings to address th e fnctors pre ve nting most people from achieving their goa l H e will be announcing th dates and locations of th meetin gs in th near futu re. L e t's work tog th r t o make our communiti s trong and cr ate an conomic ba we can all pros per from. The way things are going now, it won' t b long before we own nothing and belong to nothing. tfla. 4tJ,. (/buuud "of h of 'W on&all j tftWtla ..-!turday, to University Area Community Center Comple x (UACCC) I s requl rJ Is limited/ warlssbops!oclude; 5creen!ngs lnc!yde: Mk the Doctor Blood Pressure, Cholesterol. Diabetes Healthy Cooking Breast Exams, & Mammograms: Women & Exercise (FREE to those who qualify Call for d etails ) For more Information or to register, Call (813) 307 Ext. 3502 orVI$It us t www.hll!scouotvhealth.ora DEADliNE: Sept ember 22, 2 0 1 0 Soecjal Gift to first 150 women who register Black Panther Event At local Nightspot The Blat:k P ant h er organil'. alion h eld an eve nt a t Ybor City's Goo d Luck Cafe. (Photography by BRUNSON) Left to right: UFE. Harold Taylor Kurt Young and Uwezo Sudan.

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-1 Buffalo Soldiers Host 11th Annual Militarv Ball c c.. c: Feather Sound yolf & Country C lub was the lo ca tion of the Woods & Wanton Chapter In c., of the Buffa l o Soldier Annua l Military Ball This year marks th e nth consecutive year the ball took pl ace T h e theme was Destination Victory." The hi s t ory of the Buffalo Soldier s dates back to the d ays of the Civil War. After the war ended, African American o ldier contin u ed to erve in the milit ary and Congre authoriz d the for mation of th e 9th a nd 10 th son. Calvary, a nd the 38th 39t h 40th, a nd 41s t inf antry R eg i m e nt In M ay 1898, Buffa l o Sol diers a rri ved in th e bay area. T h e 9th Cava lr y was s ta tio n ed at Port Tampa and in Picnic Island. Th e 24th and 25t h Infantries occup i e d Tampa Height s and Ybor City Forme rl y stationed in the Lakeland area, members of the 10th Cava l ry were l o cated in W es t Tampa. Ninety y ars l ater, John H. Padgett, Sr., I rael Tillman, and Charles Vann form e d a Buffalo So l di e rs C hapter in Tampa. Upon s ubmittin g a c hapter ap plication, th ey were awa rd e d chapter sta tu s at the Buffalo So l diers Ann u a l An niv e rsary Reunion-Unit e d States Military Academy, at West Point, New York. Th e Wood s & Wanton Chapter, the fir s t in the State of Florida, wa based in Tampa. It was name d in honor of Congressional Medal of Honor recipients, Sgt. Brent Woods and Cpl. George Wanton. The organization i s a non profit committed to fostering patriotism, cour age, and se lf r eliance in youth though s up port of sc hool s and youth or ganizations. The program was c hair e d by Trooper Gail K. Reddick and Trooper Lonnie Reddick. The Chapter pres ident is Trooper Joey Henderson. Ms. Alicia Roberts, News 8 Reporter, was the Mistress of Ceremony Members of the Ring of Honor recogni zed during the event were : Ferman Sams, !< Charles Trott, Ms. Evelyn N Johnson, Charles Hub-!=' bard, Sr., and Charels Beck. Ms. Taelor Smith was the recipient of the 2010 Cornell Adams Award and Tampa businessman Marvin Knight was the re cipient of the Dr. Wtlliam Leckie Award. Scholarships were presented to De'Lisha White and Jacari Campbell. (Pho togrcy>hs by Frederic Harris).

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0 orts N 0 N :::> ..., c C/) UJ :::> ..... Eighteen Youth Football ScholarshiP Available T h e U nit y You t h Football Conf ere n ce h as 18 sc h o l ar ships availab l e for you t h s ages 1 2-14, n o weight limit for th e offic ial 2010 t ea ms. T h e r e are 8 sc h o l ars hip s availab l e for th e Cope land Park Sa int s, 11001 N. 15th St The Saints were the 2008-2009 AYF National Champio ns. Cont act Traci e Dawkins (813) 3 1 2-0093 for m ore informati o n The Jack so n H e i g ht s V ikin gs a t 3310 E Lake Ave., h ave 10 sc holar s hip s avail ab l e For ad ditional information, co ntact Jewel Davis (813) 244-9914. Police: Ohioan 1 Suspect In Stolen Lebron Pendant c a: LL. c z <( c C/) UJ :::> ..... >a: UJ > UJ c UJ J: C/) :J m :) Q. z ti ..J ..J :) m ..J w z LEBRON JAMES ... And The tol n P ndant w U} WADSW RTH OH --A a: woman who tried to sell a g $10 ,000 pendant s tolen from u.. a LeBron Jame business partner is a suspect in the case, police s aid Th e police incident r port obtained Frida y identifi d Vaneisha Robinson 19, of Akron a s a s uspect in the r ceiving sto l e n prop rty inve s tigation but didn't e labor ate. No immediat e arrests w r mad e and polic e djdn't imme diately return calls Friday The white gold djamond studded pendant i s in the shape of James' bask tball jersey Maverick 0. Carter, the CEO for James' market ing company, says it was sto len from him 3 years ago Robinson, an amateur N boxer s aid she bought it four years ago for $5 at a yard sale, g recently got it appraised and 0:: put it for sale on eBay. S h e that w w r e n't going an w h r unti l they got that p n dant." A woman call d polic about th commotion. Police Sgt. James E l c h Unger sa id h e was ab l to d termine that the item was one-o f a-kind and b e long d to Carter. Polic were che k ing for a theft /loss r port. Tvson savs lite was A Waste Mike Tyson is reflecting on his 44 years of lif e an d express in g hi s personal views of him se lf, sayi ng that he's a f ck in g pig" and describing his tim e on earth as a "f"cking waste." The former heavyweight champ made headlines l ast year after the tragic loss of his 4 yca r o l d daughter Exodus in a treadmill accident. Wade Not Bothered Bv Heat Haters Brewer Agrees To 3-Year Deal With Bulls C HI CAGO-The agent for Ronnie Brewer confir m ed Fr i da y the guard has agreed to a three-year con tract with the Chicago Bulls. The d ea l reunites Br ewe r with former Utah teammates Carlos Boozer an d Kyle Korver, who became Bulls ea rlier this month Brewer fini s hed last sea so n with Memphis after bein g d ea l t from Utah at the trade d ea dlin e in February. He played in only five games with the Grizzlies because of a strai ned hamstring RONNIE BREWER lick Trustee Seeks Repavment 01 Millions RICHMO.:-.JD, \ A -The tru tee in Michael Vick's bankruptcy case is seeking re payment of at l ea t 2 million that the :'\FL quarterback doled out to friends and famm mber in the month befor he was e nt t o fed e ral pri n f o r running a dogfight ing operation. A complain t filed in Bankruptcy Court in Newport cw sa) Vick kn ew his lu crative career was in jeopardy and that be would be facing huge l egal bill yet he contin ued to hower friends and rel-ativ with gifts and cash. Th assets trustee Joseph J. Luzinski argues should have gone to tck's creditors. .MICHAEL VICK Attorneys for Vick and the trustee say such filings are not unusual in complicated Chapter 11 cases like Viele's. B 'Rogers Avoids Gu a ue LEVE D --le' land Brown no e ta kl h un Rog rs 31, nt red a diver ion program Thursda to a aid trial on an airport weapons charg but h till fa a p ssib l e usp n ion nder th tern1s th felony gun charg will be dismi ed if th Rog rs compl t tile program in luding 40 hours of volunt "r s rvi and 10 hours in a gun cla H a1 o h a to forfeit th weapon. Police said Rogers had thsemiautomatic handgun in a arry-on bag at l v land's Hopkins ln rnational Airport in April Hi attorn Pat D'Ang lo, aid Rog rs i no sp cia l treatment and has SHAUN ROGERS consistently gi n the sam lanation -that h had forgott n h had th weapon in tb bag

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Silent As BEAUTY UNLIMITED i Fight Deadline Passes 1n France FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR. MIAMI --Floyd Mayweather Jr. a llowed a dead lin e for strikin g a d ea l on a supe rfight with Manny Pacquiao to pas s without s aying anything. A day l a t e r, Mayweather indicated that hi s stance wouldn't b e changing a nytime soon. Mayweather's camp did not respond to a deadline put in place by Pacquiao promote r Top Rank for exclusive negotiation which ha put what co uld be th e richest fight in boxing history in doubt. Mayweather and Pacquiao are clearly the two biggest stars in the sport, but hav e not s ign e d a d eal despite months of n egotiatio ns. woodson And Others Escape House Fire CHARLES WOODSON BAY HARBOR, MI-Green Bay Packers cornerback Charles Wood on says h e was lu cky to escape a burning house in Mic hi ga n over th e w e kcnd Woodson s aid in a t e le phone int e rvi e w he wa s at Gwen Haggerty's house in Bay H arbo r o n Fri da y night. It wa s part of a c 1 -ebration honoring th e Ted and Jane Von Voigtland r Foundation for donating 15 million to name the new women' hospital at th e mversity of Michigan The former Wolverine a h e and other overnight gu st. were fortunat l y still awak when the fir start d om tim after 4 a.m. Saturda Ev ryone was abl to g t out fth hou with ut being hurt. West To Plead Guiltv To Weapon Charges DELONTE WEST As if things w e r en't bad enoug h with th e LeBron James controv r s y, it se m s that Cavs are facing more di s -tractions with th l ate s t 1 troubl es from th ir g uard D -lonte W l. D lont W s t will p i ad g uilt to carrying concea l ed weapons and transporting load ed w apons which he was ca u g ht with on th e hi g h way on hi s motorcycle in a g uitar asc. W s t will n o t serv tim but will und rgo troni monitoring, r e ivc co un s lin g a n d h av t do communi ty s rvi W wa s arrest d lat last year after h e cut off a poll offic r o n t h e highway with a thr wh 1 A'IV a nd h a d two h andguns, a knife and a s h o t gun in a guitar as SAINT DEN! France lympic and World champion Usain Bolt r ecovered from a poor start to win the 100 m eters at the Paris Diamond League mee t in 9 .84 seco nds Friday Bolt e t a n ew meet r ecord and beat fellow J a mai ca n Asafa Powell, who finished ond in 9 .91. J a maican Yohan Blake wa third in I.J.I.Js. Serena Needs Foot suruerv na \ UH m n ed surgery on h r right fo t aft r cutting it on a brok n g l a at a rnnt. The top-ranked women player as injured lnst week and will mi s thre<' tournnments to tlw l S pt>n. th WT Tour snid ur Ia William hns withdrll\\11 from tournnments in I stan bul. incinnnti nnd 1ontrl:':=tl. The tour chsitc offcrl'd no detai l s about whnt happened at th e restaurant. On Monda. World TcamT nni sai d WilliAm wou l d miss th e e nti re seaso n Her W a hington Kas tl s te R m said s h cut th b ottom of h e r fool and n ed d sti t h s. n Jul 10, Williams att nd dthe w ddingofD n r Nugg t s star rm lo Anthony in N W York In a photo, it app ared s h had two bandag s o n the top of h e r right foot DESIREE 1\) 0 ..... 0 .,.. r-0 ::JJ 0 )> I en m z :::! z TI1is will be your last look at Desiree as m l our beauty Unlimited feature so make sure m you pay clo e attention. Desiree is much ? more than beauty and for those lucky enough to be in her circle they will all tell :::! z you thi young lady has no problem stand-'1J ing on h e r own ground. Desiree manages to keep a piece of herself hidden for only those C en d erving to find but she has no problems m howing the camera her mysterious side. o The man in D iree s life must be a special kind of man willing to walk beside his woman in tead of in front of her and ma--< ture enough to allow her to take the lead c m when the time calls for it. Congratulations en to D ir this week Beauty Unlimited featur Enjoy her because you won t be ,.. ing h r again. If you're int rested in being in th Beauty nlimited or ., potlighl, pl send your inform tion and ph to, includ-::JJ lng nt ct number to:jjoh n fls. tin m 0 9" Roller ...................................... $1 50 Brushes ....................................... 99 LIMIT 2 WITH THIS AD ONL Yl!

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