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i Meeting TO Discuss International Bodvbuildinu m Stores That Sell Hall Of Fame Inductee 1 Drug Paraphernalia Dies After Illness Planned c a: lL c z c( c f/) w ::: t-fe w > w c w ::1: U) ::::i m :: a. z .fii BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer Ms. Antoinette Glover lives in Eastern Hillsborough County, and says even in that al"ea the sale of drug para phernalia is rampant. "The items they sell may be legal, but they are only used for one thing," said Ms. Glover. "When a man or woman comes into a conven ience store and purchased several small baggies, a pipe, cigar wraps, and other items, we all know what those items are being used for. "Ifs bad enough they are predominately sold in stores where there is a heavy African American popula tion. The sale of these items is out of control and I want to put a stop to it." Ms. Glover said the sale of these items is out of con trol, and she wants to find a way to put a stop to it. On October 24th at 1102 Ayersworth Glen in Wimauma, Ms. Glover Will be hosting a meeting Jrom 5:30 p. m. until 7 p. m. The meeting will be a strategy session to get everyone in volved and to come up with solutions and suggestions on how to deal with the prob lem. "I have invited State ...1 ...1 ::::: m Representatives Betty ...1 Reed and Darryl Rouson, as well as some clergy and i= community leaders. I want to ffi get the area churches to pitch f/) in and help clean up the community. I want them all to a a: enough is enough." 0 ...1 lL ANTOINETTE GLOVER Ms; Glover said the merchants that freely sell the items do it without fear of the law, because the items are not illegal. "It's what the items are used for that's illegal. I'd like to see a law established that identifies these items as drug paraphernalia and get them banned. "I hope other people take this as seriously as I have;-and realize that millions of dollars are being made from the sale of these items every year." Ms. Glover said seating will be limited to the meet ing, so come early. Refresh ments will be served. MR. WARREN FREDRICK Jan. 15, 1944 --Oct. 2, 2011 BY IRIS B. HOLTON . Sentinel City Editor A longtime Tampa resi dent and International Body building Hall of Fame Inductee, died at a local hos pital. He was 67years old. Mrs. Roxanne Fredrick Ferrance said her father, Mr. Warren Fredrick, died on Sunday, October 2nd, at Tampa Gen eral Hospital. She said he did not recover after having sur gery. A native of Antiqua, West Indies, Mr. Fredrick relo cated to the Bronx, New York at a young adult. After be coming a member of the U. S. Army, Mr. Fredrick be came involved in bodybuild ing. He is credited with organizing the Army's first bodybuilding competition in 1978, while stated at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. While in the military, he served with the Special Forces. Mr. Fredrick suffered a military-related illness and could no longer serve his country. However, he contin ued to pursue his love of bodybuilding. During the 1960s and 1970s, Mr. Fredrick was featured in several issues of Muscle Training Illustrated. In 1968, he made the cover of the magazine and won the Mr. Fredrick is shown the cover of Muscle Magazine in 1974 title of Mr. International. He won several otlier competitions including the North American Champi onships in 1972; Pro Mr. America in 1974; Mr. World in 1975; and Mr. Universe in 1977, among others. During his era of competition, Mr. Fredrick competed against such ath letes as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Lou Ferrigno, Sylvester Stallone, Frank Zane, Chris Dickenson, Sergio Olivia, and numerous others. Mr. Fredrick was in ducted into the International Bodybuiiding Hall of Fame on August 17, 2007. Last year, he received the All Forces National Military Championships Lifetime Achievement Award. During his tenure in the military, Mr. Fredrick trav eled throughout the county as an Army spokesman recruit.:. ing others to join. In a booklet for his church, Mr. Fredrick wrote, "I was the first Army Recreational Specialist to open a gym in the military and the first to sponsor body building competition Mr. Fredrick became a member of Mount Tabor Missionary Baptist Church in 1997, and remained active until his death. His daughter said her father loved his home, his church, gardening, landscap-:ing, hunting, traveling, and spending time with his tWo grandsons. Funeral services for Mr. Fredrick will take place at 11 Thursday, October 13th, at Mount Tabor Missionary Baptist Church. Mr. Fredrick will have a full mil itary funeral followed by bur ial at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell. Ray Williams Funeral Home is in charge of handling arrange ments.

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..... Features c: rn Aunt 01 Murder. suspect loses Bid To Get Job B -ack DONTAE MORRIS ... Suspect in five murders After a two-day hearing, a former City of Tampa em ployee learned that she won t not be reinstated. She was fired last year after being ac cused of not coming forward with information during a po lice investigation involving her nephew. Last year, Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor suspended Mrs. Carolyn Riggins, a 10-year employee with the Tampa Police Department during an Internal Affairs investigation. Based on the results of that in vestigaiton, Chief Castor ter minated her. According to City records, Mrs. Riggins was employed l.n February 2000. She has worked in several areas within the department with her most recent assignment being the Extra Duty Office. Mrs. Riggins is the aunt of murder suspect, Dontae Morris, who surrendered July 2, 2010, after a massive nationwide manhunt. Morris was charged with killing Tampa Police Officers Jeff Kocab and Davis Curtis, on June 29, 2010. He has also been charged wtt4 the mur ders of Derek Anderson, 21, on May 18th; Rodney Jones, 41, on May 31st; and Harold Wright, 25, on June 8th. After two days of testimony, the Civil Service Board for the City of Tampa decided in favor of upholding the ter-MRS. CAROLYN RIGGINS ... Denied Reinstatement on job with City mination. The board decided that Mrs. Riggins should have told her superiors that her daughter, Alaina Riggins, had a close relationship with Morris and his brother, Dwayne Calloway. Last year after the termina tion, Chief Ca:stor said in a news release, "As our department was reeling from the loss of two fine officers, it was an other devastating blow to dis cover a valued Tampa Police Department employee worked against our efforts to catch the hardened criminal. ... Our investigation has re vealed that Carolyn Riggins both withheld pertinent infor mation that could have aided in the suspect's apprehension and provided information to his associates that interfered with the department's ability to track down the suspect." When contacted by the Sen tinel, Mrs. Riggins said she did not want to comment. Of the Civil Service ruling, Chief Castor said, "There is not joy in this verdict. Carolyn Riggins was a trusted member of our TPD family and she betrayed us in our darkest hour. We can all breathe a sigh of relief, know ing that this chapter is closed and we can now move for ward." City Editor Iris B. Holton can be contacted at (813) 248-1921; or emailed at iholton@flsentinel.com. Public Housing Residents Learn 1he Art Of Cooking' c 0 0 a m m :::D BY GWEN HAYES Sentinel Editor Chef Eric Holland loves what he does. Anyone who knows him and the business he is in, knows that he loves his career cooking and catering. There have been several oc casions where Holland has had the opportunity to share his skills with students . He has taught cooking classes to sev eral of the area's schools and technical schools. There is a different excite ment now, however, when he talks about the students in his class from North Boulevard Homes. Chef Eric, as he is known, received an extension on a grant that he received from the Tampa Housing Authority to provide cooking classes for qualified residents. Currently, he has 10 stu dents, who he says are very dedicated to the classes. They range in ages 18-61. Last Tues day, October 4, 2011, class mates served their signature meal to invited guests. Some of the community who stopped in were: County Commissioner and Mrs. Les (Gwen) Miller, Judge Perry Little, Hakim Aquil, Jarvis El-Amin, Rev. Willie Dixon, Dr. and Mrs. John (Molbert) Scrivens, Michael Reeves, Danny Green, Sol Davis, Sr., Sol Davis, Jr., Olivia Brown, Eddye Hankerson, -Gloria Andrews, and Frank Crum. Classes are held Tuesday through Friday at E. V. E.'s Catering, 3311 W. Cypress St., 8 a. m. until 2 p. m. In addition to learp.ing the basic cooking and food prepa ration skjlls, the class is also taught basic dining room skills. Elliott Burt has worked with Chef Holland for several years. He is a local maitre d and provides 2 sessions during each 6-weeks session of classes. Holland credits the cooper ation of Mrs. Stephanie Brown-Gilmore, who is in charge of Program and Prop erty Services of the Tampa Housing Authority with help ing him to get the program started for the residents. After completing the classes, there is an opportunity for the students to become gainfully employed. A Tampa native, Holland earned his high school diploma from Jefferson High School, while working at several restaurants along the way. He went to California for a period and studied under a French Chef Holland also studied at Johnson & Wales University, taught at Tampa Bay Tech for 4 years, and worked in the prison system for 4 years. Holland reopened his busi ness, E. V. E.'s Catering in 2008 The restaurant currently offers an all-you-can-eat Sun day buffet, 11 a. m -4 p. m Student Maria DeJesus, Albert, (who assisted the students) Rene Richards and Jovarius Young, both students with Chef Eric Holland. Ms. ValenCia Washington and Antoinette were all smiles as they prepared the meals. "We're trying to teach these young people the importance of providing a comfortable atmos phere .for their customers. We're looking for support from the community, where our service is the utmost in a pro fessional atmosphere.'' A member of Mt. Tabor M. Service Support Help from the beginning to the and. An Attorney wiU come to you at or work -No Recovery. NoF-s Investigators If there is a dispute on how the accident oCcured Transportation Available Auto Repair BodyShop riiURRAYAH BROWN "'D c: m r-Cii B. Church, Holland quickly ffi reminds that he doesn't do it all C alone. His 13year-uld daugh-!;2 ter, Erica helps With much m the technical His wife, Vandelon and his mother, Jean Tim also assist c! in the business. (Photogra-rn phy by BRUNSON). C > z c Medical Care Specializing In: Car Bus Bicycle Motorcycle SHp&Fall Pedestrian Incidents Loss Call Michelle B. Patty Local: 813 Toll Free 1 Available 24 Hours A Day /7 Days A Week Michelle B. Inc.

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""'" editorials/Columns ""'" ""'" a: w ID 0 >' C( Q en w .... Q a: I.L FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN (USPS 202-140) 2207 21st Avenue, Tampa Florida 33605 (813) 248-1921 Published Every Tuesday and Friday By FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN PUBLISHING Co., Member of National Publishers Association (NNPA) POSTMASTER: Send Address Change To: Florida Sentinel Bulletin, P.O. Box 3363 Tampa, FL 33601 Periodical Postage Paid At Tampa, FL C. Blythe Andrews 1901-19n (1945) C. Blythe Andrews, Jr. 1930.2010 (19n) S. KAY ANDREWS, PUBLISHER C. BLYTHE ANDREWS Ill, PRESIDENT/CONTROLLER ALLISON WELLS-CLEBERT, CFO GWEN HAYES, EDITOR IRIS HOLTON, CITY EDITOR BETTY DAWKINS, ADVERTISING DIRECTOR HAROLD ADAMS, CIRCULATION MANAGER TOYNETTA COBB, PRODUCTION MANAGER LAVORA EDWARDS, C LASSIFIED MANAGER Subscriptions-$44.00-6 Months Both Editions: $87.00-Per Year Both Editions. Opinions expressed on editorial pages of this newspaper by Columnists or Guest Writers, do not necessarily reflect the editorial stance of The Florida Sentinel Bulletin or the Publisher. The United Nations Speaks Out On Slaverv C s o it has been said, if the selling of sexual favors is humanity's oldest profession, then the selling of human > beings is humanity's oldest sin. No doubt, someone in the C( United Nations has come to such a conclusion, which is why just recently, the world's premier international orW ganization sanctioned a memorial to victims of slavery and the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Historians estimate .... > between 90 to 200 million Africans were uprooted and a: thrust into slavery from the 15th to the 20th century. The history of the Western Hemisphere cannot be conW sidered without the overwhelming weight of slavery and Q its collateral impact. Voices lost to the centuries became celebrated regarding their opinions for and against slav: en ery. ::J Frederick Douglass who demanded, "Would you have me argue that man is entitled to liberty .. that he is the a.. rightftJ] owner of his own body?" The regal Sojourner z Truth, who bared her bosom, flexed her arms, and in a Wt-room filled with speechless onlookers, thundered, "And _. ain't I a woman?" ..I Then there were men like the Confederacy's, John C. i Calhoun, who tried to explain, "There never has yet ex...1 isted a wealthy and civilized society in which one portion W of the community did not live on the labor of the other." Consequently, the issue of slavery not only continues z to stand out as a great crime against humanity, but it conW tinues to be an issue of endless debate as to why mankind en seems addicted to abuse. Therefore, we congratulate the i: United Nations. For, doing the right thing. 0 ..I I.L Congress Are You Mad At Usil After months of close observation, we have come to the uneasy conclusion that our Congress talks out of both sides of its mouth, especially when it comes to the issue of jobs for American workers. We are confused. Why is it while appearing to champion jobs for unemployed Americans, certain Senate Republicans, some Democrats, and one lonely Independent recently blocked a bill designed to bring jobs for jobless Americans. Someone please explain to us why a Senate bill that would have enticed companies doing business in foreign countries to bringjobs back home to America, and would tax companies that take jobs overseas was roundly defeated. We know. Are you getting a headache, too? What most bothers us is the wanton unwillingness of current Congressional leaders to make any sense at all, about anything that has anything to do with President Barack Obama. Like a flock ofNeros, many Congresspersons seem con-tent to fiddle, while America burns. Meanwhile, "Made in -.::r America" seems a lost dream. W Contact your Congressional representatives! But don't e, be surprised if many of their numbers are no longer in service. Tampa Is Too Big And Diverse To ... T he City of Tampa is big. In fact, it is on the verge of becoming a metropolitan city. It is also very diverse in so many ways. It is diverse in race, religion, customs, jobs, education, neighborhoods and so many other ways. In spite of all of this diversity, Blacks are on the short end of the diver sity. The City of Tampa is too large and too Black to be with out a Black-owned bank. Tampa needs one. A bank of fers a chance to own and con trol some dollars. a bank makes Blacks a player in the financial market. Tampa is too big not to have a Black-owned radio station. A Black radio station gives Blacks the chance to commu nicate with each other, address important, common issues, and to practice their customs. As of right now, Tampa and Blacks don't have a Black radio station. Tampa is too big and too Black not to have a first class Black-owned hotel. There are enough visitors to Tampa, both Black and white, to support a classy Black-owned hotel. There are enough Black dollars in this city to purchase a hotel. Tampa has too many Blacks, not to be more of a player in the business world. Tampa is too big and too Black not to have a Biack owned shopping mall. Blacks in this city can't afford to be just buyers. We must be man ufacturers and sellers also. A first class mall would provide jobs and earn money. No, I am not playing the John Horse 11812 -18821: Black Seminole leader, Scout And Ambassador A fter visiting the website: "Florida's Forgotten Rebels: Rediscovering the Most Succes!)ful Slave Revolt in American History", the story about "John Horse is the answer to every Holly wood studio's wish list. A mix of Spartacus, Braveheart, Amistad, and Glory, with just a pinch of Dances with Wolves." The story"is a tale of a decades-long struggle against oppression suffered by Horse and the Black Seminoles in the American South that led to the biggest slave revolt in U.S. history. The revolt won the only emancipation of rebellious North American slaves before the Civil War, and formed the largest mass exodus of slaves in U.S. history. Also known as John Cawaya or Gopher John, Horse may have been born and raised as a slave in Mi canopy, in then Spanish Florida. One source stated that Horse's owner, Charles Cavallo, may have been his father, and his mother may have been of mixed African and Native American heritage. Remember, slaves began fleeing to Florida to escape slavery in the early 1700's. In 1837, Horse along with Seminole Chief, Osceola and other Seminoles had been cap tured in the Second Seminole War and were imprisoned in Castillo de San Marco, also known as Fort Marion. Chief Osceola was sent off to South Carolina while Horse, Wdd Cat (Coacoochee), and a few other Seminole warriors made a daring escape from the Castillo. Horse led Black Seminoles against American troops and destroyed at least 21 sugar plantations, proving to be a skilled and formidable warrior. Taking advantage of an offer of his freedom and relo cation by General Thomas Jesup, Horse led more than 400 Black and other Semi noles west to Oklahoma. There, Horse became an ad vocate to the U.S. government for better treatment of the Seminoles, as well as for their own land, and became known and respected as a leader. Horse's eloquence and courage led him to make visits to Washington to talk to the president and General Jesup, but also made John Horse the target of assassina tion attempts. race card. I am talking about business and racial pride for Black people. Which reminds me that Tampa is too big and too Black to have just one elected official to every local and state legisla tive chamber. As long as we only have one representative, we are at the mercy of othe r members of the various legisla tive chambers. is too big and has too many Black people living here not to have a first class ban quet hall to hold dances or large meetings. Black civic, social or religious organizations have a banquet or a dance almost every week. That is sure to be enough busi ness to support such a facility. There are too many Blacks in this big old city not to have an Urban League. Urban Leagues are influential and make contributions all over the nation, except in Tampa. We don't have one There are so many things Blacks should be doing or own ing in this city It is time Blacks roll up their sleeves, pool their resources and get to work making it happen. During a second trip to Washington, Horse found out that then-attorney general John Mason had ruled that Black Seminoles were "fair game" for slave raiders and that all Black Seminoles could be sold into slavery to white Seminole, and Creek Indians. Horse returned to Okla homa and led a group of Black Seminoles from Fort Gibson to Wewoka, Oklahoma. Later, in 1849, Horse led the group through Texas to Coahuila, Mexico where slavery had been abolished decades ear lier. Agreeing to fight against Apache and Comanche raiders, Horse and his people whom the Mexicans called "Mascogos" were given land grants at Nacimiento, Mexico, tools, and livestock. To the Mexicans, Horse became known as El Capitan Juan Caballo After the Civil War, Horse and the Black Seminole set tlers returned to the United States, settled near Fort Dun can, Texas and enrolled in the U.S. Army as a new unit that became known as the Semi nole Negro Indian Scouts. A failed assassination at tempt on Horse led him to return to Mexico. However, while on a trip to Mexico City where he hoped to secure ad ditional land for his people, John Horse died. Today, descendants of Black Seminoles continue to live in and the state of Florida So, if you get a chance to visit Mexico, and you see Mexicans who resemble some of your ancestors, they just might be your relatives. Harambee.

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Horoscopes libra (Sept. 23-0ct. 22) -Focus on how you want to con tribute for the greater good. You're not alone. Many others share your ideals. Get organized, and stay positive. Complain ing makes no difference. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)-The impulse is to work and achieve now. Don't sacrifice your health to increase your cash. Avoid being a borrower or a lender. Relax to keep a balance. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)-Abandoning a precon ception could clear the way for new intrigue. There's no reason to be nervous. You're in control. Y au could have fun with it. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Get into functional changes at home. Fix a leaky faucet or organize something that's been slowing you down. A quiet family night revives everyone Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -Your capacity to study and concentrate are especially sharp, as is your connection to sib lings and peers Use this to forward a professional aim. Stay flexible and conserve resources. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)-A stroke of genius opens up the previously unimaginable. You're in the eye of the storm, and there could be a test. Stay energized and take thinking breaks. Aries (March 21-Apri119)-You've got the advantage, and you're looking goo,d. Things are lining up in your favor, so go ahead with a delicious scheme. Finish the old job while plan ning the new. Taurus (Apri12o-May 20)..,.... Go ahead, get completely lost in your thoughts. Don't put off what's important, though. Your deadlines may seem like they come faster than .usual, so be prepared. _. Gemini (May 21-June 21)-You'd much rather have fun, but a little focus gets a lot accomplished. Avoid an argument by cleaning up something. An unexpected change requires nimble thinking. Cancer (June 22-July 22) Consider new chances in your career and social pursuits. There's room for error. Practice makes perfect. 'Keep going for it, even if you don't see the money. It will come. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Focus on love more than money now. It's not a good time for gambling. Open windows appear, as long as you're willing to see them. When you pur sue a passion, hidden profit appears. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) The hardest part is to stay in the game. Don't give up, and remember: It's just a game. Play to win, but coming in second place is no shame. Do your best, keep playing. Soaps BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL-Steffy puts her deceptive plan in motion to foil Hope's attempt to reach Liam; Bill devises a plan of his own to assist Steffy; Hope gets help from Rick; Brooke and Taylor argue about which of their daughters be longs with Liam. Bill and Justin congratulate each other on their plan to keep Hope away from Liam; Katie questions Bill's motives for wanting Liam to be with Steffy; Taylor tries to get Brooke to understand that Steffy's feelings for Liam are gen uine. Not knowing what the current situation is in Aspen, Colo., Brooke and Ridge wonder which of their daughters ended up with Liam. :PAYS OF OUR LIVES-Daniel takes Jack to task over how he's treated his family; Carrie accuses Austin of snooping through her files; Sami's desperate for time now .that she's a working mom, while Rafe finds himself with nothing but time as a stay-at-home dad. Marlena is shocked by John's suggestion of a divorce; Jack forbids Abigail from dating a DiMera; Bo and Hope meet with Alice's secret attorney; Melanie helps Maggie and Victor with their wedding plans. Nate Berkus shows up as an old friend of Madison's who's helping her decorate her of fice; Terri Seymour hosts a mayoral debate between EJ and Abe; Jennifer sees Jack s vulnerable side in the wake of his fight with Abigail. GENERAL HOSPITAL-Jason and Sam enjoy their hon eymoon, for now; Steve and Olivia get romantic ... and injured; Luke surprises Lucky. Carly tries to convince Shawn about some important business; Franco sets up his next move; Sonny stops Michael. Patrick celebrates Robin's birthday; Tracy visits Anthony at the Metro Court; Lucky and Ethan talk about their father ONE LIFE TO LIFE Tea walks in on Blair and Todd; the person in the hospital bed is revealed. Shane remembers the night of Victor's murder; Tea and Todd work to figure out who killed Victor. Clint prods Viki about whether she's ready to date again; Rex is still insisting that he didn t kill Victor, even as Echo finds out the gun is missing. YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS-Devon lashes out at Kay; Sofia goes into labor. Sofia gives birth; Colin moves into the Chancellor mansion. Cane keeps secrets from Lily; Colin threat ens Genevieve fictures from The fast c! Mrs. Joanna Tokley, former executive diretor of the Tampa Urban League, along with other officials who attended the dedication of the Faith House. c m m ::0 ...a. ...a. "TT 6 ::0 en m z .....f z m r-m c: r rm -::::t z "'tt c: m c en ::E: m c Former Tampa City Councihn.an Perry Harvey, Jr., is seen watching former: Tampa Mayor Sandy Freedman sign ;pi_ important document. .. .....f Graduation is one of the most important evetnts in the lives of young people. Sharing this occasion together are four friends: Holly Neal, Latricia Hankerson, Shunae Ellis and Angela Glymph. c: m en c "TT a! c G') m U1

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""'" All About You! ""'" ""'" a: w m 0 ..... () 0 > < c en w ;:) ..... c a: LL. c z <( c en w ;:) ..... > a: w > w Happv Birthdav Happy birthday. From, your husband, Carl Gallon; sister-in law, Parthenia Gallon; sons, Carl Gallon, Jr., Brandon Gallon and Austin Gallon. We love you and pray God blesses you with many more VICTORIA GALLON October 13 Happv Belated Birthdav MR.' PERRY HARVEY And JOE ROLFE From Joe and Evangelist Nichelle Rolfe to Perry Har-J: vey, a happy belated birthday. And from the members of 1402: James, Harrell, Pop and m Skip and from the rest of the members of 1402, we wish you ;:, many more birthdays to come. From, friends and family. We love you. i= w ..J ..J ;:) m ..J w z i= z w en <( c a: 0 ..J LL. KIA, SWEETCAKE, NIKKI, MS. DEE And EASHA
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One of the things that I found interesting during the drop scandal that dominated the newspaper headlines for weeks was the amount of money that was reportedly spent by some of the women involved on cosmetic surger ies and other physical en hancement procedures. From liposuction and breast aug mentation to botoxed lips, butt lifts and bleached skin, these women seemed to spare no expense in trying to turn themselves into ghetto Bar-bie dolls When news reached me of what transpiring on the street, I have to admit, I was more than a little surprised. I guess I always enyisioned my sisters as having more char acter and substance about themselves. It wasn t just the fact that Black women were having plastic surgeries that got me It was to the extent that I heard some of them. were going that had me wondering what was spurring on the trend? I tried to figure out if it w as a 'cas;! ofbody image is-.. sues J;>eing ex'!sperated by an over-exposure to rap videos, or were many of these .women simply followipg a "monkey see-monkey-do behavio;r pattern in an to keep up? I get the fact that they wanted to upgrade their ap pearance. I mean who doesn t want to look their best? But, maybe someone should have informed them that some times less is more. Iftheir intent was to gar7 ner more attention from men, particularly Black men, then I believe they were misled. Contrary to popular belief, not every Black man wants his woma n with light-skin and a 44-inch backside Many of us are attracted to a variety of shapes, sizes and complexions. And, for the most part, we don't do Most of the men I know prefer their women to be all natural. We tolerate hair pieces press-on nails and col ored contact lenses to a cer tain degree. But, when it comes down to it, we' ll take an !Yq man that's 100% authentic and loyal over a bootlegged Beyonce any day of the week. Don t get me wrong. If a woman is in the business of selling. fantasies by sliding doWn poles appearing in adult movies or posing for magazines, then she has to do what she must to look the part. But, outside of that, what's really the point? I think I speak for most men when I say that under certain circumstances and in certain situations, super sized female body parts would probably be fun to deal with temporaril y_. Something like a gag item you'd purchase from Spencer's But to lock in for the long ha'ul with a fe niale who's gone overboard with those kinds of proce dures, to me, would be like marrying a blow-up doll. Personally, I'd be too con cerned with the side effects Who or what would I be wak ing up to iri 10-15 years when the maintenance costs be come too much of a burden? That supped up 44-inch be.: hind I mentioned earlier, I wonder what it would look like deflated and hanging off its original36-inch frame? 'I seriously doubt that a lot of these young ladies thought long and hard about what they were getting themselves into when they decided to take the shortcut to beauty. And, I'm willing to wager that a majority of them were just fine the way they were. It is always a shame when a person believes that they can mask the shallowness of their interior by glamorizing their exterior But, what is worse is when they fail to re alize that with every layer of gloss they attempt to appl y they become even more transparent Anyone wanting to con tact Clarence Barr can reach him at: Clarence Barr, II, 431110-018; Bennettsville F.C.I.; P. 0. Box 29512; or by email at clarence.barr798gmail. com. Reality On Ice is by the Florida Sentinel Bulletin Publishing Com pany. Ou.r Cornrnun.it Speaking fbr 1tse(r ; # Sen1:1n.e1Bulletin 1\MHI-tl { .. (813) 248-1921 Citv Council To Review 0 Options On Club Empire m BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel StaffWriter Business and civic leaders have complained about prob lems at Club Empire in Ybor City for more than a year Two weekends ago Leslie Jones, Jr., 20, was shot and killed inside the club, and a second man, Ahmaud. Black, 19, was wounded City Councilman Frank Reddick said they will be looking at three op tions in dealing with Club Empire. "We will look at their zon ing to see if we can take ac tion there; review the number of calls to police and incidents at the club and shut it down as a public nuisance, or restrict the hours alcohol can be sold i n the club. "We will also get a report from the Fire Marshal's Of-CITY COUNCILMAN FRANK REDDICK fice as it pertains to the num. her of people allowed tn the club and what is the actual capacity limit." Councilman Reddick said the more he reads about the club, the more he's begin..: ning to see what's been going on. I've received calls from business owners along 7th Avenue who want the place shut down. At this point, we haven t spoken to the owners 1\J d 0 or receive any commumca-:::: tion from them. They also haven t been requested to ap pear before the Council. Councilman Reddick said he's asked Tampa Police to bring him all of the infor.,; mation they have on the club including calls. I've been told the owners intend to install metal detec tors, but it's too late for that. It's certainly not going to make the family members of Leslie Jones, Jr. feel any better City officials said they are working on a solution, in cluding meeting with club owners to discuss beefing up security. The Council will be given updates on the efforts on Oc-0 tober 20th. :2 c )> en r----------------------: --------=------I 1 -llovv l.Js <:>n J'vvot topo At <.he-ck l.Js Ol'l'1.j m z ::! z m r C>n F.lc
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,.... -Church oners Classes On w Nutrition To CommunitY (.) 0 BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Last week, the first of a 4-W week class on nutrition was held at a local church. The c a: LL c z < c C/) w ::::) ..... w > w c w %: C/) :J m ::::) c. z t= w ..J ..J ::::) m ..J w z t= z w C/) < c a: 0 ..J LL purpose of the classes are to show the community the value of nutrition during a time when every penny counts. The classes are being held at Re-Birth Baptist Church, 1924 E. Comanche Avenue, on Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. The classes are free and open to the pub lic. Ms. Cynthia BowdenJolly said, "Because of the economic times going through, we're being under educated, under nourished, and haven't been exposed to healthy eating, cooking healthy, and healthy snacks. "We will let them know about healthy snackS and nu trition for their children, the healing properties of food and most of all, giving people the opportunity to see that they are not alone in the struggle. We wimt to make the community aware of what is available." Mrs. Beverly Nieves said, "We would like to let the community know how they can be healthier and feed your family nutritious meals MRS. CYNTHIA BOWDEN JOLLY on a budget. People in the community are suffering from a lack of knowledge. They are doing the best they can do to make their dollars stretch." Mrs. Mae Allen, of the University of Florida IFAS Extension, will serve as Nutrition Educator for the 4week course that ends on No vember 2rid. She will discuss the advantages of healthy foods. She will also discuss eating habits of African Americans as well as others, and the benefits of shopping for healthy foods. Those in attenda nce will receive healthy snacks. For more information contact Mrs. Allen at (813) 7445519, ext 124; Mrs. Bowden Jolly, at (813) 695-0183; or Mrs. Nieves at (813) 629-3030. co Theme: "Moving Forward No Retreat, No Surrender." 2 Corinthians 4:8-10 Philippians 3:13-14 Tampa Hosts 19th Annual Transplant Conference Last month, members of the Association for Multicul tural Affairs in Transplanta tion, held their 19th Annual Conference. The event was held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tampa, September 21st through the 23rd. The theme for the event was "Energy, Innovation, Progress Diversity." The conference drew hundreds of organ and tissue donation and transplantation profes sionals from across the coun try. Mrs. Ruth Duncan Bell, Senior Vice President of LifeLink said, "It is an honor and privilege to wel come the AMAT membership to Tampa. The planning com-MRS. RUTH BELL ... Senior Vice President, Life Link mittee developed a fulfilling and fruitful agenda that pro vided the membership with tangible actions and ideas for saving lives through organ and tissue donation." During the conference, leading health industry lumi naries such as Howard K. Koh, MD, MPH, Assistant Secretary for Health, Health & Human Services; Ms. Debbie Seem, RN Nurse Consultant, Centers for Dis ease Control (CDC); G. David Fleming, President and CEO, Donate Life Amer ica; and Henry Randall, MD, F.A.C.S., Chairman UNOS Minority Affairs Com mittee, served as panelists. Each year, a different city serves as the host for the event. Last year, the group met in Chicago, next year, they will convene in New Or leans. Wheelchair Bound Cleruvman Recovering After Tranic Accident. BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor A Tampa minister said he is recovering after a vehicle struck him last week. He said the accident took place at the intersection of Orient Road and Delano around 7:40 p.m., Wednesday. Pastor C.ifford Tyson, a staff minister at Word Of His Grace Christian Fellow ship Church, said he was at tempting to cross the street in his motorized wheelchair when the accident took place "I saw the car coming, but the wheelchair stalled out. I was waving my arms and trying to alert the driver PASTOR CLIFFORD TYSON ... Recovering from injuries "The driver tried to swerve to avoid the accident, but it was too late. I was knocked out of the wheel chair and onto the street. I have a lot of bruises, but no broken bones. I credit God with saving my life, I should been gone," he said. Pastor Tyson, 55, has been confined to the wheel chair for about two months. He is in need of hip replace ment surgery. He said he was taken to the hospital, where he was treated and released. "So many people have been concerned about me; I just wanted every'one to know that I am recovering at home." Pastor Tyson said the wheelchair and his cellular telephone were destroyed in the crash. HCC Awarded $4.3 Million Title III .Grant The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the Dale Mabry Campus of Hills borough Community Col lege a five-year, $4.3 million Title III, Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) STEM and Articulations Program Grant. This grant is the largest in the college's his tory. The Dale Mabry Campus will use the grant to increase the number of STEM courses offered in distance formats, improve the effectiveness of instruction in key classroom and existing distance courses, and develop effec tive STEM planning, advis ing, and transfer support services. The campus will also use the funds to renovate a biol ogy lab, STEM success cen ter, and STEM transfer center and install current instrumentation in STEM classrooms and labs. The project will also cre ate a model articulation plan with the University of South Florida, HCC's primary feeder for transfer students. This grant complements the $3.1 million HSl Title V (Developing Hispanic-Serv ing Institutions) grant awarded in October of 2010. Together, the grants will serve to enhance the campus and the college's ability to increase the degree and certifi cate completion rates of His panic and at-risk student (economically disadvan taged, first generation) pop ulations by improving the achievement of students with limited English profi ciency. Additionally, the grants will serve to assist students in their progression through high-risk Gateway courses in mathematics and sciences. Hillsborough Community College serves more than 48,ooo students annually on campuses on Dale Mabry Highway in Tampa and in Brandon, Plant City, Ruskin, and Ybor City.

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c Revival At Holv Outreach For Christ Holy Outreach For Christ House of Prayer Assembly held its "Holy Ghost Revival with Pastor Milton Morgan as the guest evangelist. He was sponsored by Pastor Ala F. Nelson Vickers. (Photos by Julia Jackson) Pastor Milton Morgan, right, of Macon, GA was the guest revivalist at Holy Outreach For Christ. He is shown with Apostle J. L. Jones of Light of the World. Deliverance Church, and Pastor Ala Faye Vickers, pastor of Holy Outreach. Jannette Brown, Roselyn Alexander and Tracie Castillo were at the revival. Mary M .ina and Jodie HiDes attended the revival . Zeronica Thomas. Terri Saffold and Tierra Howard at the revival service. Victorv Temple Outreach Center Celebrates 5th Anniversarv c 0 0 d m m ::a ..... ..... Victory Temple Outreach Center in Temple Terrace celebrat-N ed its sth anniversary recently with several special guests. o ..... (Photos by Julia Jackson) ..... Pastor Laytecia McKinney, pastor, with herhusband, Sedric McKinney, celebrated her sth anniversary during recent celebration services. Praise worship leader at one of the services was Wynter Vanderham. Rev. D. Jennalne Simmons, Sr. Jacob Baptist Church Tallahassee,R. Minister Clintine Murvin of City of Judah Worship Center was a guest at the service. Rev. Oscar Jallnsan, Jr. Pastor Theme: Greater Involvement -Greater Commitment To Make A Difference For Jesus Christ Scripture: 11For we are labourers together with God" 1 Corinthians 3:9a Colors: Black And Red

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,... ,... a: w m 0 0 USF's Black-Facultv And Stan Association Welcome Breakfast c The Black Faculty and Staff Association (BFSA) at the University of South Florida held its 2011 Annual Welcome Breakfast September 22nd in the Marshall Center Ballroom. Judy Genshaft, President, USF; Dr. Ralph Wilcox, USF Provost; Dr. Sharman McRae, Scholarship presentation; Alex Kumi-Yeboah, scholarship recipient; and presentation of Longevity Awards by Sh,irley Boyd to Clara Cobb and Dr. Paulette Walker. (Photos by Lomax c a: u. c z <( c en w :::l 1-Program participants included the South Florida Quartet, Dr. Brenda L. Walker (BFSA President), Pastor Michael Bouie, Shelton Gilyard, _Dr. _Mcintyre) w > W At the. USF Welcome Breakfast were, Dr. Sharman McRae C and Evelyne Keeton. w :::1: en ::::i m :::l D.. z i= w ..J ..J :::l m ..J w z i= z w en C a: 0 ..J u. 0 ,... LaTevia Lowe and Skye Idehen PRESENTS Our ,Annual & White Ball "DANCING WITH ELEGANCE" Qctoberl5tb, 2011 Donation: $40.00 Guest Speaker: Dr. Rev. Charles McKenzie There will be no tickets sold at the door Call PGDRAnn Jenkins (813) 770-3411 Time: 7:00pm, Dinner is served: 7:30 DoubleTree Hotel 4500 West Stree t Tampa, FL Richard Skaggs, Bruce Koehler, Chloe Coney and Joan Statham at the breakfast. Representing the School of Pharmacy were Lozwanda Robinson, Renee Brown, Dr. Kevin Sneed, Botija Zephir and Dr. Thea Moore. Myron Jackson was also in attendance. Mr. and Mrs. Michael (Andreatha) Reeves were among the

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Local Fire Chief savs Annual Banquet Pavs Respect To Entire Communitv c 0 (') d Dl m :c BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Last week, Chief Tom Forward attended a promotion ceremony for his em ployees. This Friday, Chief Forward will attend the department's annual banquet. "This event pays respect to the men and women of the department who demonstrate their dedication to duty and performance in the community every day. But it also pays tribute to our civilian employees and our partners in law enforcement, members of the community; and others who continue to share our goal of keeping our community safe, healthy, and prospering. Chief Forward was appointed to his current role by Mayor Pam Iorio on May 9, 2010, and reappointed by Mayor Bob Buckhorn this year. Since becoming Chief, he has promoted 61 members of the Fire Department. "Each of these employees were promoted because they have distinguished themselves among their peers and contemporaries as being the best of the best. "I am equally pleased with the diversity and demographics relating to the 61 promotions." He further said that while the department's personnel is reflective of most fire departments in North America Tampa Fire Chief Tom Forward is shown with recently promoted Captain Barbara Tripp at the promotion ceremony. (Photography by BRUNSON). \vith a predominately white male force, his goal is diver sity. During the recent promotions 6 are African Ameri can, 1 is Asian American, and 7 are females Additionally, 20% are Hispanics. Recently promoted to the rank of Captain, Barbara ...... ...... 1\) 0 ...... ...... ., r-0 :c c )> en m z :::::! Recently, Tampa Fire Chief Tom Forward promoted several individuals within his z partment who have demonstrated dedication and commitment to their jobs. Since being pro-m moted as Chief less than two years ago, Chief Forward has promoted a diverse group of 61 1 employees. Members of the department shown from left to right during the promotion cer-emony are: Chief Forward, Paramedic Jaisen Randolph,'Division Chief Brian Riley, Driver-rEngineer Guye Bass, Captain Lonnie Benniefield, Captain Barbara Tripp, and J)istrict Chief J;; Johnnie Benniefield. (Photography by BRUNSON). :::::! Tripp is the first African American woman to reach this level in the history of the department. A 14 veteran with the department, Captain Tripp is a also a veteran of the U. S. Navy. She beganher career with the department in August 1997. In December 1998, she was promoted to Paramedic. In October 2005, she was once again elevated within the department to Lieutenant. Captain Tripp is also a member of the Department's Honor Guard, a fully quali fied member of Tampa Fire z Rescue's Florida Task Force3 Urban Search and Rescue Dl Team. She holds the office of !: en. Secretary Treasurer with the department's New Breed of Firefighters, and she is a Registered Nurse with Tampa General Hospital's Genesis Outpatient Clinic. ::I: m c m < m :c -< -t c: m en c Manager Earns National Certification )> z c ., BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Recently, Mrs. Antonia Barber, Regional Manager of the Lee Davis Neighborhood Service Center, became one of 69 people to receive the Certified Community Action Professional (CCAP) credential from the national Community Action Partnership. The event was held in San Francisco, Cali fornia. Before being accepted, Mrs. Barber was required to prepare a comprehensive record of her leadership and involvement in anti-poverty initiatives and Community Action on and a po f?ho edu tlon and me s, and pass a Vflhe!!. exara._ "During these uncertain economic times, I wanted to gain a deeper understanding of the causes and conditions of poverty in order to enhance my ability to help my program participants successfully navigate any number of challenges. The CCAP process helped me achieve this by reinforcing Community Action's history, vision, values and Code of Ethics and how all that have shaped our capacity to help low-income families over come obstacles and achieve economic stability." She further stated that ... Earns National Certific'atitln Mrs. Barber is the Re gional Manager for the West Central Region and oversees the Lee Davis and the West Tampa Neighborhood Serv ice Centers for the Department of Family & Aging Services Social Services Di vision. Don Mathis, President and CEO of the Hillsborough County Community Action Program said, "Our employees are juggling more responsibilities than ever before. Due to the economy, there has been a significant increase in the amount of people needing assistance, but funding and budget issues on the local, state, and national level are creating major challenges and con-cerns." :c c

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E; Local ,.... ,.... a: w Ell Middleton High Class 01196150-Year Reunion The Middleton High Class of 1961 celebrated its so-year reunion this summer. The class enjoyed several activities, including a train trip to Washington, D. C for 0 a few days to visit the Capital and White House. Special guests at their banquet were former teachers and staff and recognition of parents of the classmates of the 1961 class. ic( Ralph Rance, Reunion Chairman, presented certificates to each member of his committee. Samuel Scott received a certificate for traveling the farthest distance. He came from the Philippines. (Photos by Sylvester Harris) w ;:) 1-N ,.... w C!J Chairman Ralph Rance and Dr. Charles Myers presented certificate to Sam Scott who traveled the farthest distance -the Philippines. Sandra Nelson gave the Welcome Address. Ms. Betty Jo Hayes was the former Typing teacher. At the registration table were: Alma Kinsey, Harriet Logan and Josephine Brady._ Bobby Bowden (center) with Mr and Mrs. Sam (Alma) Kinsey. 7 w. h t.'s ,_-vMY L'ne. a ww' . Contestants for "What 'Was' My Line?" were Johnnye Davis, Betty Woodard, and Atty. Mitchell Dasher. Class member Mitchell Dasher, and guests Cynthia Brady and Vivian Rivers. of Our Community Speaking 1I j 91IriiJI1 f I 1 'i I J \

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Local FYI c Bav Citv Elks lodge Plan Mavor To Speak At 0 Annual Purple & White Ball PartnershiP Meeting :D REV. DR. CHARLES S. McKENZIE, JR. . Keynote Speaker On Saturday, October 15th, members of the community will gather at the DoubleTree Hotel on Cypress for the Annual Purple & White Ball. The event is being hosted by the Bay City Elks Lodge/Temple, of which Elgin Franklin is Exalted Ruler This year, the guest speaker for the event is Rev Dr. Charles S. McKenzie, Jr. Dr. McKenzie currently serves as the State of Florida Coordinator of Rainbow PUSH, headed by Rev. Jesse Jackson. Dr. McKenzie is a former member of the Florida Council of Churches and State boards of the ACLU and CIW. A native of Camden, New Members of the Steering Committee for the Purple & White Ball are shoWn seated: Ms. Ann Jenkins, Co-Chairman, and Ms. Patricia Pitt. Shown standing from left to right are: Ball Chairman Johnnie Lee Campbell, Exalted Ruler Elgin Franklin, and Michael King. Jersey Dr. McKenzie grad uated from Deland High School in 1975 and continued his education at Bethune Cookman University, where he graduated in 1982 He holds a degree in Religion and Philosophy. He received his Doctor of Divinity degree from Christ The King Inter national School of Divinity last year He has served nearl y three decades as an educator in Volusia, Sarasota, Mana tee Pinellas, and Hillsbor ough Counties. Dr. McKenzie is also an Ordained Minister of the Henry L. Porter Evangelistic Association of Sarasota, and former pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church, of Sanford. He is a former U. S. Con gressional Candidate and former candidate for the Florida House of Representatives. Ms. Ann Jenkins, Co Chairman of the Ball said, "We're asking the community to come out and support this worthwhile event. Our build ing is 86 years old and we are hoping to obtain a grant to make the n ecessary repairs. "All proceeds from the Ball will go into the building fund. Once this project has been accomplished, we can return our efforts to working on projects that will impact the community." City Editor Ins B. Holton can be contacted at (813) 248-1921; or emailed at iholton@jlsentinel.com. On Tuesday, October uth at 6:30p.m., the East Tampa Community Revitalization Partnership will hold their first meeting with new chair, Pastor Essie Sims, and vice-chair, Richedean Hills-Ackbar. The guest speaker at the meeting will be Mayor Bob Buckhorn. The meeting will be held at the Ragan Park Center, 1200 East Lake Avenue. MAYOR BOBBUCKHORN. Middleton High Class 011965 ., r-0 :D The Middleton High School Class of 1965 will be holding a g business meeting Saturday, October 15, 2011, 10 a. m. at the en Eddie Ne:wkirk Life Center 3222 N. 34th St. All class members are invited. ::::! Old West Tamua Group To Meet z m r-aJ c: rrm ::::! z ""D c: lXI r-. en On Tuesday, October ulh, the Old West Tampa Neighbor-:I: hood Association and Crime Watch will be meetipg at the Mar-tin Luther King, Jr. Center, 2200 North Oregon. m The meeting will be held from 6:30 p. m. until 8:30 p. m., ;ii residents are asked to attend and be a part of what's going on in West Tampa. -4 c: 670 598 70 63 19,960 19, 829 0 0 m 0 c l> z c ., c

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Local ,.... ,.... a: w Ill 0 I() 0 Familv 01 Fallen OHicer Visits School >=< 0 The mother and sister of ffi one of Tampa's fallen officers ::J visited Potter Elementary 1-School a few days ago. Ms. Sandy Kocab and her daughter, Ms. Stephanie along with Lieutenant Ronald McMullen, visited the fifth grade class of Ms. Ashley White. "They came to speak with the class about the impor tance of law enforcement in the local community, as well as to inform our students of the tragic loss of Officers Jeffrey Kocab and David Curtis," stated Ms. White. The 2 officers were gunned down more than a year ago. The mother-daughter volunteers, who are taking their message to several schools, 0 also spoke about having reff: spect for police officers as o well as the importance of eduZ cation now and in the future.
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Entertainment Fantasia Mav Be Dropped From Mahalia Jackson Biopic FANTASIA Singer Fantasia Barrino may lose her role as Mahalia Jackson in the late gospel singer s biopic because pro ducers feel her status as an unwed mother contradict the values of the gospel film. According to reports, producers may already be searching for a replacement for the former American Idol winner in Missy Elliott. The family thinks if Fantasia pla y s the role it's going to sully the name of Mahalia. They think she's got the wrong image, having a child out of wedlock. said the movie s e x ecutive producer Adrian Taylor. According to sources, producers are also livid with Barrino f or lying about her pregnancy, initially saying her we ight gain was for the role. Tape Of Jackson Doctor's Police Interview Plaved two days after Jackson's deJtth in 2009, and the tape has not been played in public until now. Murray describes his treatment of Jackson in Jennifer Hudson's Fiance Reponedlv Won't Sign Pre-Nup JENNIFER HUDSON And DAVID OTUNGA Jennifer Hudson and David Otunga have been engaged for three yeats and have a beautiful son. So what's the hold up with the wedding? According to sources Jennifer's fiance is r e fus ing to sign a pre-nup. One of Hudson's famil y members said that the wed ding has not happened yet because Otunga has not agreed to sign a pre-nup. Otunga has a law degree from Harvard Uni v ersity so he must. not like what the pre-nup presented to him entails the hours before the singer's T -Boz Reveals death, including his adminis-Secre 1 Banle tration of the anesthetic has ple tded not .. With Brain Tumor CONRAD MURRAY LOS ANGELES -Jurors hearing the involuntary manslaughter case against Michael Jacks_on's doctor on Friday heard him begin to describe hi s relationship with the singer in detail for the first time. Dr. Conrad Murray spoke with police detectives guilty to involuntary manslaughter. If convicted, he faces up to four years behind bars and the loss of his medical license. The cardiologist is heard telling detectives how he met Jackson and became his personal physician for a series of planned comeback concerts in London. He said he first treated Jackson in 2006 in Las Vegas beca use the singer and his children were suffering from the flu. Shakira To Work on Pres . Obama Educa-ion Board SHAKIRA WASHINGTON Pop sta r Shakira s aid early childhood d evelopment was key to improving e duc a tion f or U. S His panics, as s h e b ega n work o n a new commission crea t ed by President Barack Obama. There is no better invest ment than investment in our kids especially when they are very little," Shakira said at the White House on Thursday. I can share a little bit of what I learned in the past 15 years working with Latino kids in Colombia and Latin America," the Grammy award-winning Colombian diva s aid. Shakira wa s amon g four p eople named to the President' s Advi s o r y Commission on Educ a t i on a l Exc e ll e nc e for Hisp a n ics, a committee c r eate d b y P r e s Obama l as t year th a t a i ms t o expand access to hig h quality ed uc a tion for Hispanics TIONNE "T-BOZ" WATKINS Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins revealed that she has been waging a secret battle against a brain tumor that was diagnosed in 2006. In the Oct 12 edition of People magazine, the 39year-old said that she underwent a seven-hour surgical procedure back in 2006, during which doctors peeled the tumor from her brain stem by inaking a cut behind her ear. The divorced single mother of one said she was battling the tumor earlier this year during filming of NBC's Celebrity Apprentice, but didn' t want to make it known to the public. I didn' t want pity. I was there to help sick children, she t o ld Peopl e T-Boz, who also suffers from the blood disorde r s i c kl e c e ll an e mia, c om pe t e d o n Donald Trump's rea l ity se ri es to r aise f unds for t h e Sickl e Cell Fou ndation of Geor g i a Snoop Douu lands Sitcom Deal With N BC -t Ci: m en c 0 0 a First Ice Cube went from gangsta to friendly icon we saw Ice-T transform from "cop kille r to full-time onscreen officer, and now Snoop Dogg is taking his Doggfather role to the small screen after landing a sitcom deal with NBC. Following in the footsteps of the Fresh Prince of BelAir, Snoop will star and family show but he will star as a father. The D-O double-G had his real parental experiences captured on television on' his E! reality series Snoop Dogg s Father Hood where c ameras followed him SNOOPD()GG and his wife and three kids for two seasons. Don Reo, who worked with Snoop on the sitcom Brothers and also co-created My Wife And Kids is writing the show. tD m :c _... _... N 0 _... _... Michaei.Jackson's Children Appear At Tribute Show Prince Jackson, Blanket Jackson and Paris Jackson appear onstage at the 'Michael Forever' concert to remember the late :B Michael Jackson at The Millenium Stadium on October 8, 2011 C in Cardiff, United Kingdom. CARDIFF, WALES -Chart-toppers, soul singers and three generations of Michael Jackson's family including his children celebrated the King of Pop at an energetic tribute concert, urging fans to focus on the late star's music, rather than his death. The run-up to the "Michael Forever" concert Saturday was overshadowed by the Los Angeles manslaughter trial of Jackson's doctor, and marred by fan criticism, sluggish ticket sales and dis sension within the Jackson family. But once the fourhour show started, Jackson's musical genius and the w arm tribute s o C fri ends and f a mily, carrie d the ni g h t. W e 're very h a ppy t o b e here on t h is s p ec i a l night t o honor our fat h e r ," said Jackson's 13-year-old daughter, Paris, who made a brief. onstage appearance alongside brothers, Prince, 14, and 9-year-old Michael Joseph Jr., known as Blanket The children wore outfits evoking their father's famous styles -Paris most strikingly, in a red and black "Thriller"-style. jacket. Blanket stood stoic and shy, but the older children. sm!lea appeared confi-dent in the spotlight On a stage shaped like a giant glove, musicians. including Christina Aguilera, Gladys Knight and Cee Lo Green per:.. forme d songs from across Jackson' s career-from his childhood with t h e J ackson 5 thr ou g h mo n ste r so l o albums like Thrill er" and "Bad. _... CJ1

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Sports a: w m () Obama Salutes 1985 Super Bowl Champs, 0 The Bears PresidentBarack Obama holds a head band given to him by former Bears quarterback Jim McMahon, during an event to honor the 1985 Super Bowl Champion Chicago Bears, on the south lawn of the White House, on October 7, 2011 in Washington, DC. WASHINGTON-President Barack Obama has saluted the 1985 Chicago Bears, his hometown team, > for winning the Super Bowl a <1: quarter century ago. 0 Key players on the team, '-.. fE fabled for their on-field per-C formances and off-field highZ jinx, appeared on a sun <( washed South Lawn of the White House Friday to hear C Pres. Obama declare: "This f3 is as much fun as I will have ;:) as president of the United States." a: Among those in attendance was then Bears Coach Mike Ditka, who turned down Republican entreaties in 2004 to run against Pres. Obama for the U.S. Senate. Good thing, Pres. Obama joked. "I would have been terrible on ESPN." The team did not get the usual White House recognition in 1986, an qversight attributed to the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster, which occurred days after that Super Bowl game. w > w c w :::r::: en ::J Vince Young Impersonator Extradited To Texas ;:) a.. z t= w ...I ...I ;:) m ...I w z i= Z Stephan A. Pittman is m accused of using Vince Young's name to make ( a: 0 ...J LL. U) w money. Texas authorities completed their extradition of a Fort Washington, Md. man accused of impersonating a professional football player Stephan Pittman, 33 was sent back to Texas for violat-3608 N. 15th (Corner Of lake) ing his probation stemming from a 2009 sexual assault case in Dallas. Pittman is accused of impersonating Philadelphia Eagles backup quarterback Vince Young and swindling a D.C. woman out of $2,500. He's been charged with first degree felony fraud. A woman says Pittman posed as Young, saying he wanted her to get involved with his foundation, but needed a donation of $5,000. She eventually agreed to donate half that amount. A spokesman with the U.S. attorney's office said the fraud charges in D.C. will stand. Blake Griftin Takes It All Oft For ESPN Magazine BLAKE GRIFFIN MANHATIAN BEACH, CA There's no panic in Blake Griffin, whether it's holding out with his fellow NBA play ers for a better labor deal or posing nearly nude in a national magazine Griffin doesn't think the players will flinch even as the league's lockout threatens the start of the season next month. He didn t blink when given his choice of a white, black or leopard thong to don for the photo shoot. -ESPN The Magazine's annual Body Issue hits newsstands on Friday with Griffin fronting one of the fo .ur covers. Soccer player Hope Solo, New York Mets shortstop Jose Reyes and Olympic snowboarder Gretchen Bleiler are on the others. For the record, Griffin chose the white thong, not that it's visible in the photos. He described the experience as "uncomfortable at first Marijuana Charge Against Trail Blazers' Center Cambv Dropped HOUSTON Prosecutors have dropped a marijuana possession charge against NBA veteran Marcus Camby after MARCUS his arrest dur-CAMBY ing a traffic stop in suburban Houston. Camby was arrested last month after police in Pearland said they found less than two ounces of the drug inside a Porsche he was driving. Also arrested was Camby's cousin, Kendal Johnson, who was in the vehicle. Brazoria County District Attorney Jeri Yenne said Thursday that Camby's charge was dropped this week after Johnson said the mari juana was his. Johnson, who lives in Connecticut, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to a misdemeanor possession charge and was fined $1,500 Camby's attorney, Randall Novak, said his client committed no crime. Camby, who has a home in Pearland, played last season with the Portland Trail Blazers. Terrell Owens savs He'll Plav This Year TERRELL OWENS Terrell Owens has put a timeline on his return to the NFL from off-season knee surgery "A month or less, I give you that," Owens told ESPN's Stephen A. Smith. Owens, seated next to family members, opened the interview joking that he planned to retire after hav ing surgery on a torn anterior cruciate ligament in April. But Owens quickly shifted his mood, confirming to Smith that he is not planning on sitting out the sea son and wants to play for an NFL team in 2011. "I'm going to come back," the six-time Pro Bowler said. Owens, s eemingly sug-. gesting he has no plans to retire in the near-future, fol lowed that by saying he will "be even better next year." Asked what an NFL owner can expect if a team were to sign the occasionally-mercu rial and often-controversial wideout, the 37-year old Owens told Smith, "They gonna get the T.O. that they expect. Don't expect anything less." Miami's Biu Host latest lockout Exhibition LEBRON JAMES, DWYANE WADE And CHRIS BOSH MIAMI -Dwyane Wade treated Saturday like a normal game day. Pregame meal, massage, long shooting workout on the court more than two hours before tip-off. When he'll do all that again remains anyone's guess. Wade and Heat teammates Le),lron James and Chris Bosh were among the headliners Saturday night in the South Florida All-Star Classic, an exhibition game featuring nine NBA All-Stars at Florida International. On the 1ooth day since the NBA lockout was announced -and with Commissioner David Stern having said the first two weeks of the regular season may be canceled as early as Monday fans and players were both jittery over the immediate future. "This is very unfortunate, this situation, to be in when you have two sides that at the end of the day have the same goal, just two different ways of getting there," Wade said. "We both want to grow .this game. We both want the NBA to be as good as it can. 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RAHEEM MORRIS Last year, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers traveled to the west coast to fact the San Francisco 49ers, and came back to Tampa with a shutout victory. On Sunday, The Bucs not only didn't come close to that kind of performance, but took several steps back in their progress. The Bucs were soundly beaten 48-3 by the 49ers, and every phase of their game plan was taken apart b y the 49ers. Buccaneer head coach Raheem Morris, along with some of his players, had trouble keeping his compo-sure and was penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct. Normally steady quarterback, Josh Freeman, looked rather shaky, recod ing 187 yards on 17 for 33 passing, and adding to his interception total with two more. The Buc ground game that had began to reveal itself over the past two weeks, was completely shut down with LeGarrette Blount carry ing the ball 10 times for 34 yards. Blount left the game early with a leg injury, and defensive tackle Gerald McCoy was also carted off with a serious ankle injury. The 49ers recorded three sacks while their quarterback, Alex Smith, was never put on the ground The 45-point margin of victory for the 49ers was their largest since a 48-o win over the Rams in 1997 with Joe Montana at quarterback. This Sunday, the Bucs will host their division rival, the New Orleans Saints, at Raymond James Stadium. Kickoff will be at 4:15p.m. Raiders Owne. r Davis .Dead At82; First own.er To Hire A Black Head Coach ALDAVIS OAKLAND, CA -AI Davis was a rebel with a cause-"Just win, baby" he exhorted his beloved Oakland Raiders And as the NFL well knows, he was also a rebel with a subpoena. Davis, who bucked league authority time and again and won three Super Bowl titles during his half-century in professional football, died Saturday. He was 82. The Hall of Farner died at his home in Oakland, the team said. The cause of death was not immediatel y disclosed. Davis was one of the most important figures in pro football history from his role in the development of the AFL, the merger with tbe NFL and the success he built on the field with the Raiders. Elected in 1992 to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Davis was a trailblazer dur ing his half-century in pro fessional football. He hired the first black head coach of the modern era -Art Shell in 1988. He hired the first Latino coach, Tom Flores; and the first woman CEO, Amy Trask. And he was infallibly loyal to his players and officials: to b e a Raider was to be a Raider for life. {(IThe Voice ofOur Community Speaking for Itself' Panthers, Cam Newton (1) is sacked by New Orleans Saints, Will Smith (91) during the second quarter of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., CHARLOTTE, N.C. -Cam Newton sat at his locker, his head buried in his hands. Newton was brooding again, upset at the 4th fourth-quarter loss his l'A Panthers team has suffered in five games. This time it took even longer than it has in the first 'three losses for him to pull himself together enough to change clothes and meet with reporters. On the game's very first play from scrimmage, Newton threw an intercep tion. "It was my fault," Newton said of that miscommunica tion Newton then did his thing for most of the rest of the game. He threw for 224 yards and two touchdowns, ran for a third TD, extended one play after another and generally played like the NFL Rookie of the Year that he will surely be. But Newton made a cou ple of key errors late. Then Newton got the ball back one final time -after the Panthers' defense had failed to stop Drew Brees. Carolina was down by three, but with 51 seconds and three timeouts remaining. The Panthers needed only a field goal to send the game into overtime. The drive fiz zled, though, never reaching beyond the New Orleans 49. SANDRA This week's Beauty Unlimited light shines. directly on With exceptional beauty and class, Sandra enjoys be .ing the center of attention, and also enjoys spending time with her friends. When it's time to get serious Sandra is. more than capable, and aspires to be an entrepreneur in the near future. Sandra loves posing for the camera and model ing, but she enjoys seeing people smile more than anything. When it comes to the man in her life, Sandra said he m .ust be mature, handsome, prosperous, respectful, and has realistic goals set in his life. Congratulations to Sandr:a as this week's Beauty Unlimited feature. If you're interested in being in the Beauty Unlimited or Spotlight, please send your information and photo, including a contact number to: jjohnson@flsentinel.com. 2011 Buccaneer Schedule PRESEASON August 12 @ Chiefs 25-0 W August 18 Patriots 14-31 L August 27 Dolphins 17-13 W September 1 @ 24-29 L REGULAR SEASON September 11 Lions 20-27 L September 18 @ Vikings 24-20 W September 25 Falcons 16-13 W October 3 Colts 24-17 W October 9 @ 49ers 3-48 L October 16 Saints 4:00 P.M. October 23 Bears 1 :00 October 30 Bye ., r-0 (/) m z :::! z m r-Ill c: ..m -I z "tt c: Ill r-c;; :I: m c m < m -I c: m (/) c l>. z c ., c

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Funerai/Memoriams/Death List ,.... ,.... Rav Williams MR. WARREN FREDERICK Mr. Warren Frederick of Tampa, passed away Sunday, October 2, 2011. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, October 13, 2011, at 11 a. m. at > Mt. Tabor Missionary Bap tery in Bushnell, FL. was a part of the Male Choffi rus and a member of the > Usher Board at Mt. Tabor W Missionary Baptist Church. He was retired :::t: from the U.S. Army where be was a Drill Sergeant. A m personal body builder, Mr. Frederick held the titles of "M Am "M U z r. enca, r. ni-. i= verse" and "Mr. World." He leaves to cherish hls ...J memory: his daughter, Frederick-Fer...J ranee; grandsons, Jadon and Na'Im Ferrance; i= brothers, Denworth FredZ erick, Sr. and Roger Jardine; sisters, Eileen
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Crime Police Investigate Anempted Homicide BRIAN DOWING ... in critical condition Tampa Police report that on Sunday evening, Brian Downing, 20, and Jamar Moore, 24, were engaged in a verbal dispute at the 46 Apartments on Whiteway Drive. According to police, someone not related to either Downing or Moore had their cell phone stolen. Downing and a group of his friends confronted Moore and a group of his friends about the stolen phone. During that time, the stolen cell phone had been JAMAR MOORE ... charged with attempted murder returned to the owner by a person not with either group. However, police said the dispute between the two groups escalated, and that's when Downing was shot. Moore reportedly shot Downing in the back, and fled the area. Downing was transported to a local hospital and is reported to be in critical condition. Moore was arrested later by police and charged with attempted murder. Teens Charged In Pizza Robberv JONATHAN HAMILTON Hillsborough County Sheriffs deputies arrested a pair of teenagers Thursday night who robbed and sprayed insecticide in the eyes of a woman delivering pizzas for Pizza Hut. Deputies said on October 6th at 1 :43 p. m., Tina McAllister, 42, was delivering pizzas to 1614 Wakefield Drive. She parked across the street, got out of her vehicle with the pizzas and was approached by Calvin Williams, 13, who reportedly handed her a one dollar bill. As she looked at the money, deputies said CALVIN WILLIAMS Jonathan Hamilton, 16, came up-behind her and sprayed her in the eyes with insecticide. Williams then grabbed the pizzas and both teens fled on foot. A K-9 Unit as able to track Williams to the neighbor hood where he lived. He was arrested and as deputies continued their search, they found Hamilton. Hamilton and Williams were charged with robbery with a weapon. Hamilton as also charged with violat ing his probation on a pos session of marijuana charge. UNCLE SANDY . Make sure you pour 8, 14, 17, 19 your heart into everything 22, 25, 28, 30 you do because in the end, 33, 35, 38, 40 thatis how youill be judged 44, 48, 50, 55 Deputies Charge Man With Stabbing -Girlfriend ENRIQUE CABALLEROOSBORNE Last Wednesday night, Hillsborough County Sheriffs deputies arrested a 54-year-old man for report edly stabbing his girlfriend. Enrique CaballeroOsborne was arrested at 10:33 p. m. at his home and charged with attempted sec ond-degree murder. Deputies said CaballeroOsborne stabbed his girl friend in the back and right arm. She was hospitalized and no information has been released on her condition. 9-Month-Oid Who Was Dropped Dies From lniuries .... "Z. ... JOSEPH OLIVER, JR. CLEARWATERAccording to officials with the Clearwater Police Department the g-month-old infant who was hospitalized a week ago after she was repeatedly dropped died. Joseph Oliver, Jr., 22 was arrested last Tuesday night and charged with aggravated child abuse. That charge has now been upgrad ed t o first-degree murder Police said Oliver was playing with Aaliyah Siler last Monday night. He was -tossing her up into the air when he accidentally dropped her, according to the report. When the girl didn t stop crying, Oliver reportedly took her into the bathroom and intentionally dropped her on her face two times. He then took the baby and put her in her crib for four to five hours before calling 9-1-1. Officials said Aaliyah suf fered several skull fractures and massive hemorrhaging. Alleged Rapist Arrested Hillsborough County Sheriffs deputies arrested a man last Thursday who reportedly kidnapped a woman then raped her, in the woods and in an apartment complex restroom. On October 4, 2011 at 8 p m. deputies said the victim was walking along Delaney Drive when she was grabbed from behind and forced into a wooded area by the suspect, identified as Devarian Thomas, 23. Under the threat of death, deputies said the victim "Vas sexually battered. Thomas then allegedly forced the victim to Circle At Crosstown apartment complex, where he reportedly sexually battered her twice in the women's restroom. Deputies said Thomas again threatened to kill the victim if she told any one. After Thomas left, the victim waited in the restroom for a short period of time and DEVARIAN THOMAS thi:m contacted authorities. Detectives and Crime Scene Investigators were able to get physical evidence that linked Thomas to the crime. Thomas was arrested and charged with 3 counts of sex ual battery and kidnapping, and violated his probation on charges of robbery home invasion, robbery with a firearm, and grand theft firearm. Robberv, Murder Suspects Arrested POLK COUNTYOn Friday morning, Haines City Police reported that two Black males entered the video Latino at 17t9 Avenue, armed with handguns. The clerk, Jaime Magana, Jr., 20, was shot and killed. A customer found his body and called police. A description was released on the two suspects as well as surveillance fQotage. Jacroy Shamar Waddell, 28, was arrested in Hillsborough County Sunday at the Red Roof Inn, and charged with robbery and first-degree murder. JACROYWADDELLAnd JADARIUS WILSON The second suspect, Jadarius Wilson, 19, was arrested Sunday night iJ:l Polk C
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Local ,.... ,.... a: w m 0 West Tampa Post OHice Couple Accused Of Torturing Dog On list To Be Closed >-"' On October 25th at 2 p.m., a community meeting will be ::!i held to stop the closing of the West Tampa Post Office. The (J) meeting will be held at the West Tampa Library, 2312 Union Street. On Sunday, Hillsborough County Animal Services arrested a Riverview couple for felony an imal cruelty after a dog was re moved from their home a week ago. 1-The West Tampa CDC will host the meeting, along with c a: LL c z <( c (/) w :::) 1-> a: w > w c w :::z::: (/) :::::i m :::) ll. z i= w ...I -5 m ...I w z i= z w (/) <( c a:-0 ...I LL 0 N w (!) other community leaders, to discuss strategies to keep the post office open. Michael Randolph, a spokesman for the group, said the potential of the post office closing would be an economic hard. ship for nearly 4,000 households in the area "If this post office closes, that will mean that residents will have to catch a bus to get to the next closest post office. With poor people barely able to pay basic shelter needs, this could mean they might have to choose between food and mailing a Officials said Alix Dontfraid, 29, and Talisa Williams, 33, were charged after a concerned person called Animal Service to report the dog's condition . Officials said the dog had been left alone in an overgrown ALIX DONTFRAID TALISA WILLIAMS letter. "The senior population in West Tampa will also be nega tively impact by this potential closing as they use the service at the post office to cash their check." backyard with no food or water for weeks, and had almost lost all of its hair The dog, a 6 to 7 month-old pit bull, was given immediate medical treatment for skin infections and bowls of food. The dog has reportedly gained more than six pounds in less than a week. Randolph said it is crucial that everyone attend the meet ing to express your concerns to eJected officials and_ members Both Dontfraid and Williams posted their bonds of $2,ooo each and were released from jail. of the postal serVice. .. I ---II 1 01 0 Arch Street 1-275 & 1-4 Ybor City Progress Village Area Townhouse USF Area 919 East 11th Avenue Bedroom/2 Bath 4/1 Tree Shaded Yard $50.00 Move-In 6 Bedroom/2 Bath 2 Bedroom/1% Bath CHA, WDH Near Busline First Month Rent Free Home CHA, WDH Fenced Backyard $1,1 00.00/Monthly Remodeled Bath And Laundry Room -2/1 -House Newly Remodeled $750.00/Monthly Tiled, New Roof 1 Or 2 Bedroom .00/Deposit Call (813) 684-3539 Freshly Painted Inside SecCentral Station tion 8 Welcome Alarm System $550.00/Monthly section 8 Welcome Section 8 OK Call (813) 373-5237 Call (813) 968-1168 Sulphur Springs Area Large 4 Bedroomf2 Bath New Home Fenced, Central H/A $1 ,OOO, QO/Monthly Section 8 Accepted (813) 789-0760 Including Water (813) 238-6353 Tampa Homes For Rent Offering Move-In Specials 2408 E. North Bay Street Newly Remodefed 4/2 Home, CHA Section 8 Approved Living And Dining Areas 2007 Okaloosa Street Wesley Chapel 2 Bedroom/1 Bath Arthur Drive Fenced Yard, WDH, CHA $800.00/Monthly Spacious 3/2 Mobile Home $700 00/Deposit CHA, WDH . Section 8 Accepted $950.00/Monthly Call (813) 503-5321 3 Bedrooms And Up WID Hook-Up Starting At Just With Kitchen Appliances Call (813) 293 8431 $500 00/Deposit Section 8 OK West Tampa 2 Bedrooms/1 Bath $500.00/Monthly $895.00/Month Available Section 8 Preferred II Visit $1 ,250.00/Rent www.RentTheBay.com II Call (813) 968-1168 FOR.RENT Deposit Required 1st And Last Call (813) 324-0214 For Specific Listings Call (813) 690-0338 Call Erin After Driving By At 813.875.7368 Or For Directions II APTS. FOR RENT II USFArea 13050 North 20th Street Or (813) 933-6825 Spacious 2 Story North Tampa And_ Progress Village 2 Bedroom Townhome, Temple Terrace Area Free Water Angie's Apartments 3 Bedrooms/1 Bath Fenced WDH CHA Carport, Utility Room Only $750.00 Monthly Plus Deposit "The Voice of Our Community Speaking for Itself" 0 H I lJ /\ T Sentinel Bulletin Free Washer/Dryer 1 2 & 3 Bedroom With Lease 1 Month Free Rent Apartments Great Locatjon WDH -0 Deposit Section 8 Ok No Application Fee Only $685.00 Section 8 Welcome Call (813) 451-9624 (813) 248-1921 Call 813-220-3633 813-915-9787

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c: m en ;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;=-!II II D u p L EX E s II An Tampa. Housmg ftuthoriflj REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR MEDiCAL & DENTAL HEALTHCARE INSURANCE In accordance with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Handbook 7460 8 REV-2, Florida Statutes and with other appl i cable laws, the Tampa Housing Authority (THA) formally request competitive proposals from qualified, respons ible, certified firms interested in providing Medical and Dental Healthcare Insurance for its employees. PropOSfliS shall be received until 2:00 p.m. (prevailing Tampa, FL time) on Monday. October 17. 2011, at 1529 W. Main St, Suite 213, Tampa FL 33607 Proposals received after this date and time will be rejected. II Copies of the RFP may be obtained electronically by sending a request to nicholasd@thafl.com. Advertisement Solicitation No. FY2011-IFB-02 Cypress West Office Building Improvements The Housing Authority of the City of Tampa is inviting qualified General Contractors to submit sealed b ids for Cypress West Office Bid documents will be available for pick up after 9:00AM on Tuesday October 11, 2011. Qualified Contractors/Bidders may purchase copies of the bidding documents for $100.00 by contacting Tampa Blue Print at 1319 North Florida Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33602 or call 813-223-7861 Copies of the bidding documents will be on file and available for inspection beginning Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at Tampa Blue Print Plan Room. In order to bid, the complete set of documents must be purchased. There will be a pre-bid conference on Tuesday, October 18, 2011, at 1 O :OOAM, in the Authority's Conference Room located on the 2nd floor of Cypress West Office Building at 5301 West Cypress Street, Tampa, Florida 33607. au estions regarding this solicitation may be directed to Authority's Contracting Office at 813 253-0551 ext. 187 The deadline for submitting sealed bids is Tuesday, November 01, 2011, at 2:00PM local time. All sealed bids must be submitted to Tampa Housing Authority located at 1529 W. Main Street, Tampa, Florida 33607. THE HOUSING AUHORITY OF THE CITY OF TAMPA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. 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