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Celebrating 67 Years In The Tampa Bay Area < Q a: Q u.. SEE PAGE 17 VOL. 67 NO. 79 TUESDAY MAY 22, 2012 24 PAGES 75 Reduction Of Voting Precincts Approved SEE PAGE 9 Plans For Central Park Reunion Topic 01 Meeting SEE PAGE 3 Teacher Jailed For Theft 01 Drugs From Pharmacv SEE PAGE 18 CDC OF TAMPA YOUTH lEADERSHIP MOVEMENT CElEBRATES 2012 ClASS The CDC of Tampa, Inc. Youth Leadership Movement Graduation Celebration was held on May 10, 2012 at the Cyrus Greene Community Center. The program assists young people achieve a path of self-sufficiency through obtaining a high school diploma, pursuing college education, and securing employment. The guest speaker for the program was Attorney Patricia Dawson. Graduates honored were: seated, Christina Oscar, Tampa Bay Tech High School; Christie Francois, Tampa Bay Tech; Cierra Ball, Tampa Bay Tech; Brianna Wigfall, Tampa Bay Tech; Arius Welch, Tampa Bay Tech; and Gre'Shawn Hill, Middleton High School. Standing, Johnathan Mingo, Middleton High School; Keione Davis, Middleton High School; Carmietta Hart, Middleton; Kiana Jackson, Tampa Bay Tech; Cruneshia Richardson, Tampa Bay Tech; and Dwayne Harris, Middleton High School. Ernest Coney, Jr. is Pres ident/CEO of the CDC of Tampa, Inc. (Photograph by BRUNSON)

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eatures Man Gets 15 Years For Selling Drugs, Guns To Police On Friday, aU. S. District judge sentenced a Tampa man to 15 years in prison, followed by five years of proba tion. He pleaded guilty to several crimes earlier this year. According to court docu ments, Victor Milliner, 25, entered a guilty plea on Feb ruary 3, 2012. The Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office and other law enforcement agencies launched "Pines Operation," to combat what was de scribed as "an ongoing drug and gang epidemic at a pair of apartment complexes." During the course of the in vestigation, several individuals were identified and c conducted transactions with 0: undercover officers. Fifty u.. two (52) individuals were ar rested at the culmination of c( the investigation. Milliner was charged Q with distribution and posses ffi sion with the intent to dis != tribute crack; being a felon in > possession of a firearm; and ffi possessing firearms during a a; VICfOR MILUNER ... Sentenced to 15 years in prison drug trafficking crime. An undercover officer bought a total of eight grams of crack cocaine from Milliner on five separate oc casions. The undercover offi cers also bought three guns from him, including a 9mm UZI, three separate times. Milliner had three felony convictions on his record prior to the investiga tion, court documents showed. Q w ::1: en :::J ID uThe Voice of Our Community Speaking for Itself' (813) 248-1921 C\1 w CJ <( -Dr. Trial Date Selin Fatal Shooting Last week, Circuit Judge Ashley Moody set a trial date for a man facing a manslaughter charge. The pre-trial conference will take place August 22nd and jury se lection will follow Judge Moody ruled that 71-year-old Trevor Dooley could not use the Stand Your Ground" law as a defense. Dooley was arrested Sep tember 28, 2010 after he shot another man during an alter cation that turned physical. According to the Hillsbor ough County Sheriffs Office, Dooley and David James, 41, became engaged in an ar gument at the Partridge Point Trail over a teenager riding TREVOR DOOLEY ... Trial set for September 4th his skateboard on the basket ball court. Dooley is alleged to have turned and displayed the firearm, at which time James allegedly lunged at him. The two men struggled over the gun and both fell to the ground. The gun fired one bullet striking James in the chest. James, whose 8-year old daughter witnessed the shooting, died at the scene. During a hearing in Feb ruary, Dooley's attorney at tempted to use the 2005 Stand Your Ground law as a defense. Dooley, James' daughter, and several other witnesses testified during the hearing. However, Judge Moody didn t agree that the shooting fell into the perimeters of the law. Dooley was arrested on a manslaughter charge and was released on a 50,000 bond. Judge Rules Murder Suspect Competent To Stand Trial BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Last Friday, a Hillsbor ough County judge ruled that a man accused of murder was competent to stand trial The first of four murder trials is set to begin on July 30th. At the request of the de fense attorney, Hillsborough Circuit Judge William Fuente appointed two ex perts to evaluate 26-year-old Dontae Morris. Morris' attorney was concerned about Morris being competent to stand trial. The defense had ques tions about his mental state based on interactions they had with him. However, both experts ruled that he is competent. Morris is accused of going on a killing spree that began shortly after his release from prison. The first trial is for the murder of 41-year-old Rodney Jones. Morris OONTAEMORRIS Trial Set for July 30 was charged with his murder in January 2011. According to Tampa Po lice, Jones was shot and killed during an attempted robbery. The shooting took place at the Cotton Club, 2405 W. Albany St., during the early morning hours of May 31, 2010. Police said two men ap proached Jones outside the club and demanded money. Morris is alleged to have shot Jones during the rob bery and fled the scene. Police reportedly identiGeneral Membership Meeting Saturday, May 26, 2012 10:00 a.m.-12 Noon Tampa Park Plaza 1417 Tampa Park Plaza Tampa Please RSVP by May 18, 2012 Membership applications will be available at the meeting. Refreshments will be served. -RSVP: tobamember@gmail.com or visit our website: www.toba-network.org TOBA is a vibrant organ izati on with a v i sion to impact and impro ve the African-American community. To make this vision reality -We need you! RODNEY JONES .. Killed May 31, 2010 fled Morris through text messages and witness state ments. A second suspect in the murder was never identi fied. Morris is also accused of killing Derek Anderson, 21, on May 181h; and Harold Wright, 25 on June 81 h Wright's body was discov ered on the side of the road in Palm River. The last murder charge is for the double homicide of two Tampa Police officers. The murders took place dur ing the early morning hours of June 29, 2010. Morris is said to have shot and killed Officer Jeffrey Kocab and Officer David Curtis, both 31, at the intersection of N. sot h Street and E. 23rd Avenue. Officer Curtis had re portedly stopped the vehicle in which Ms. Cortnee Brantley was driving be cause the license plate was not visible. Morris was a passenger in her car. When police attempted to arrest Morris on an out standing warrant, he is al leged to have shot both officers at clpse range and fled the scene on foot. He surrendered to police on July 2nd after a massive nationwide manhunt. He is currently being held at the Hillsborough County Jail Without borid.

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Mavor To Open New Stage Plav Writer Communitv Center savs latest ; Enon Is His Best On Tuesday afternoon; Mayor Bob Buckhorn will officially open the new Springhill Community Cen ter, 1000 East Eskimo Av enue. The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. The community center design includes a gymna sium, warming kitchen, com pute r classroom multi-purpose r oom, splash pad, pla yg roun d and a new sports field. It is also home to the Vir ginia Rivers Creative Arts Studio, which has three classrooms and a high tech performance workshop dedicated to theater and performing arts programs. The studio was named in honor of Virginia Rivers, who was the founder and cre ative director of the City's MAYOR BOB BUCKHORN award-winning Creative Arts -Theater, a professional chil dren's theater troupe. In addition to performing arts, the new community center will serve both youth and adults' social, recreational, health, and educational needs through a variety of programs and classes includ-ing an after-school program in partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa. Artist Susan Gott worked with children living in the surrounding neighbor hoods to create a blue and white glass mobile, the piece of public art which graces the atrium. The glass sculpture was named Spring Rain by the children. Construction on the $2 5 million Springhill Commu nity Center began in June 2010. The project was funded through Community Investment Tax funds. After the ceremony, atten dees will have the opportu nity to tour the center and find out about the different learning and recreational op portunities that will be avail able. Plans For Central Park Reunion To Be Discussed BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer What mad e Central Park V ill a ge stand out from the o ther publi c housing com plexes was its cl o se p r o ximity to the m ajor Blac k bus iness sector of C entral Avenu e V ery fe w youn g people know about the history of Central Park Village and now that it's gone, some of the for mer residents came up with the idea of having an annual reunion. The first reunion was held four years ago, and thanks to Clarence Jones, a lot of former residents got to see each other after decades bad passed. On Wednesday at 6 p.m., Jones will be meeting with his group of organizers to get this year s reunion underway. CLARENCE JONES The meeting will be held at Club Manilla and everyone or anyone with information on Central Park's history is wel come to attend "I want this year's reunion to be bigger than the others," said Jones. "I want to see a mix of the first residents to live in Central Park, and those of us who came along much later. Jones said it's important that we r emember where we came from and where we re g o i ng. No t all of the p e ople who live d in C entra l Pa r k were poor Y ou have to rem e mber what things were like in the earl y 1950s, and where Blacks had to live, regardless of what they did for a living. What we want to do this year is reflect more on the history of Central Park Vil lage, and the impact it had on the downtown area. Jones wants the people who have something to contribute to .attend Wednes day s meeting, and he asks for anyone with old photos of the area to please bring them to the meeting. For more information, call (727) 342-4580. NAACP To Hold MonlhiJ General MembershiP Meauna Members of the Hillsborough County Branch of the NAACP will hold their monthly General M e mbership Meeting at One Buc Place, located at M. L. King, Jr., Blvd., and MacDill Avenue. The meeting will take place on Thursday, May 24th, 7 p.m. During the meeting, a representative from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers staff will be on hand to provide an update on the team. The NAACP Family & Friends Day, p lanned for September .30th, will also be discussed. Anyone wishing to become a member of the NAACP, renew membership or who wishes to register to vote, is encouraged to attend. During the meeting, those in attendance will also discuss community issues and concerns For questions, contact the Branch Office at 813-234-8683, or visit the website at www.hillsbor Carolyn H. Collins is the Branch President; Rev. Jay Jackson is the Religious Affairs Chairman; and Ms. Pat Spencer is the Branch Secretary. BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel StaffWriter Carlos Davis has written about 5 stage shows, but con siders his latest play his best. Davis, along with Too Smooth Entertainment, will be presenting the Gospel stage play Holding On To What You Never Had, at the Straz Center on Sunday, No vember 4th Davis said of all the plays he's written, this one goes outside the norm. "I'm very anxious about this production, because just when you think you've fig ured out the plot, you will be surprised at the end." Davis said he and Too Smooth have put together an awesome lineup, and be thinks it's going to make a great impact in the theater community. "We've put together a cast consisting of: Shirley Mur dock, Ronnie Terry, Tony Terry, Donald Gray, Miguel Nunez, and Lil' G from the R&B group, Silk. My last show was based CARLOS DAVIS around a Black attorney This time, it will be a Black doctor. I'm trying to send the mes"TT sage that in spite of the per6 ceptions, we can still achieve ;o great things." 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N ..... N' FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN Even those who know 2207 21st Avenue (813> 248-1921 nothing about the killing CS: Publ i shed Every Tuesday and Friday By have plenty to say. But, when :iE FLORIDA SENTlNEL BUu.ETIN PUBUSHING Co. Bl k kill Bl k b d Membef ot National Newapaper Publishers Association (NNPA) a ac s a ac no o Y and Amalgamated PLtlllshers Inc New Yori<. saw anything and nobody has CS: C 1990 94 CP Timefntemational C POSTMASTER:SendAddressChangeTo: anything to say. Even those ffi who saw the entire killing, ::l Periodical Poetage Paid At Tampa. FL 1 .11. lr c 1 bl d having nothing to say and 1c 1 IRIS e 0 or 10 they didn't' see a thing. 1801-1177 (1845) I ask you, why aren t Black C. Jr. 'th d bo th kill' f l t t h 11130-2010 (1877) at 1s wrong WI cerne a ut e mg o peop e JUS as upse w en a s. KAY ANDREWS. PUBLISHER the world today? Blacks by Blacks. Black kills a Black, as we are The world has gone Seldom does a day go by when a white kills a Black? GWEN HAYES. EDITOR killing crazy. Life means abwhen the local news does not Surely we aren't saving IRIS HOLTON, CITY EDITOR J HAROLD AOAMS, etRcuLAnON MANAGER solutely nothing to so many report a Black being killed by that it is alright for a Black to BETTY DAWKINS, ADVEAT1SING DIRECTOR kill l k 1 ks killed TOYNETTA coeB, PRODucnoN MANAGER in the world today. Relatives another Black. a B aG B ac are LAVORA EDWARDS, CLASSIFIED MANAGER are killing relatives, children Hardly a day goes by when just as dead by Blacks as any Subscriptions-$44 .()()..8 Months Both Editions : $87 oo-Per Year Both Ed i tions Oplnlono edllorilll-of--or G.-I Wrflera do not -""'-....,.,of The-Sentinel or 111e Wall suaet CEOs Suppon Romnev Who saved Wall Street? Was it George W. Bush or was it the inspired initiatives of President-elect Barack Obama? Nevertheless, once again, a pro-Romney GOP-PAC group has launched a George Orwell Double-speak campaign of untrue anti-Obama advertisements, which-of all thingsaccuses President Obama ofbeing supported by Wall Street CEOs as if their support should be something our president should be ashamed of. Indeed, we've got to hand it to Republican Party spine doctors. For, the truth is Wall Street execs supported 0: Pres. Obama during 2008 when he was campaigning, LL and they supported him for his successful Wall Street bailouts. c( But during the latter part of 2011, major Northern newspaper headlines screamed, "Romney Lures Away Obama's Wall Street Supporters," "Romney is Beating w Obama in Fight For Wall Street Cash," and "Wall Street Executives Turn Their Backs on Obama." Most certainly, many Wall Streeters considered Pres. w Obama's call for stricter regulation of the finance indus> try, his support of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law, and his push for millionaires to pay more taxes to have w been a stab in the back. m Therefore, at the end of April 2012, Romney's six top :J campaign donors were indeed, Wall Street officials. But guess what? Pres. Obama's top six campaign donors D. were representatives of universities, technology firms, Z and legal-lobbyist groups. Not one Wall Street fat-cat did Pres. Oba.ma have in his pocket. _, _, ::) m _, w z t= z w UJ C a: 0 _, LL jllon-CIIIz8n Voter Purge Raises Suspicion I We smell a rat in the State of Florida's voter registration plans. The stench is so foul that it promises not only to pinch local and regional noses, but pledges to plug international nostrils as well. Here's the deal. Just prior to the upcoming presidential election, the State of Florida plans to purge thousands of registered voters from voter registration rolls. Voter registration and civil liberty groups smell it and have voiced the fact that they believe this new State Government Stink will target Democrats, Latin-}Jispanics, and Black voters. Seemingly impervious to the odor, and claiming their maneuver is an ultra-modern search for non-citizens, what Florida's Division of Elections is in fact using is an outdated database, which almost guarantees a tractor-trailer load of errors and oversights. Is the world surprised? Florida's serpentine history of suspicious election tactics targeting minority and outside party voters stretches all the way back to 1876 when Rutherford Hayes (a Republican) promised Southern voters that a vote for his party was a train ticket for every remaining Union soldier to leave the occupied American South in vengeful Southern hands. First to go would be the hard-fought right of Black folks to vote, a tradition, which included stuffed ballot boxes, grandfather clauses, white primaries and ultimately 20th century voter registration purge. w So, forgive us if we smell a rat. After all, as far as presCJ ident shenanigans are concerned, the State of Florida is also known as "The Cheese Factory." are killing parents, parents the television doesn't trum-other race of people. are killing children, neigh-pet a Black in court, being Those Blacks of good bors are killing neighbors tried for murder. Today, it is moral character must make a and strangers are killing murder, murder, murder. move to reduce these color strangers. Kill! Kill! Kill! blind killings. Is all of this killing because I am just as disturbed over These folks need to get people just don t care about the fact that so many Blacks busy trying to reduce these each other anymore, or is it believe that killing is colorkillings. In the process we because guns are so plentiful blind. have to send the message to and easy to get? That can clearly be ill us-our Black brothers and sisWhatever the reason, trated by the way Blacks see ters to understand that it is Americans don't seem to care a killing. Let a white person not alright for Blacks to kill that much over this growing or a police officer kill a Black. Blacks. epidemic. The Black race is ready to Let them know that we will While I am very concerned bum up the world. Most not be silent any longer when about the increased killings Blacks have something to a Black kills a Black. From in general, I am more consay. now on, color won t matter. L ast month on April 6th, New York City cel ebrated the 3001 h anniversary of the 1712 New York City Slave Revolt, which occurred on the night of April6, 1712. Even though the state played a major role in the Abolitionist Movement, New York City remained a major slave port, and slave masters were said to have treated slaves harshly and provided poor living conditions, in cluding starvation situa tions. At least 20 pe r cent of the city s population was slaves ferried from the West Indies. Enslaved Blacks lived in close proximity to each other on the northern edge of New York and worked among free Blacks. These conditions were ripe for planning a re bellion because of the ease of communicating with each other. The most interesting as pect of the rebellion was that African slaves, poor whites, and Native American slaves were involved in planning and carrying out the revolt. Most slaves were skilled workers, carpenters, stone masons, fishermen, and boat builders because there were no plantations. At midnight on the night of April 6, 1712, a group of slaves, armed with guns, hatchets and swords, set fire to two white landowners' buildings on Maiden Lane (near Broadway). When whites came out of their homes to fight the fire, the slaves attacked them, killing nine whites and injuring scores of others. The rebelling slaves had hoped that other slaves would join the revolt and kill their white owners. Three slaves, Caesar, Prince, and Kofi, John Hughson (a white tavern owner and cobbler) and John Ury (a teacher and suspected Catholic priest and Spanish spy) were charged with instigating the plot. After the state militia was brought in to quell the revolt, 160 Blacks and 21 whites were arrested and jailed. At least 6 slaves com mitted suicide before they could be arrested. Though the figures differ depending on the source, 44 persons were placed on trial; 17 Blacks and 4 whites were convicted and hanged; 13 Blacks were burned at the stake; one pregnant woman was convicted, but was al lowed to live; 70 Blacks were banished from New York, and 7 whites were deported. Among those hanged were 5 Spanish Blacks, who had been sold into. slavery be cause of the war. After the rebellion the lives of Blacks were re stricted by harsh slave codes enacted by the New York Legislature. Blacks were not permitted to gathe r i n groups of more than three, to carry firearms, own prop erty, gamble, or to be on the street after dark. Slave owners were also granted the right to punish slaves in any way the slave owners saw fit, as long as they didn't kill or maim the slaves. However, if a owner decided to free his slaves, he was required to pay a 200 pound tax on each freed slave, which included 20 pounds to be given to each freed slave. Two slaves who named all of the participants in the re bellion before being burned at the stake and an inden tured servant to John Hughson, Mary Burton, played significant roles i n the arrests and convictions of participants in the reb e l lion. Now New York wears the face of slavery and aboli tion, two tales of a state and a city. At least three novels tele vision documentaries, journals of court proceedings, trial transcripts, witness depositions, and a journal by the prosecuting attorney, Daniel Horsmanden, provide interesting reading and accounts of the 1712 Slave Revolt. This story is so interesting and impressive that in the future you may be able to see this revolt play out at a movie theatre. Harambee.

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bl .HOROSCOPES Gemini (May 21-June 21) You're in a sunshine spot light. You have newfound confidence and are growing stronger from the solar eclipse in your sign. What difference will you make? Cancer (June 22-July 22) For the next six months, you could see a steady benefit to your bottom line Be resourceful and keep building for the future. Respect others and your sur roundings. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)Stifle your crazy side for a mo ment when it comes to spending. Now is a great time for com munication. Plan a sensible and impactful campaign. Put extra energy into listening. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Complete old projects so that you can start new ones. Change is good. Don't forget to ac knowledge yourself for your accomplishments. Look before leaping. Libra (Sept. 23-0ct. 22) Others are watching, so no crazy schemes, unless you are comfortable with that. Sometimes it's good to look foolish. Your wisdom is being tested. There will be an answer. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -You' re likely to be very busy for the next 2 days. It's better to do the job right the first time than to rush and have to do over again. Listen to suggestions. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) Delegate projects you don t love to someone more qualified Focus on practical solu tions rather than card castles in the sky. This is no time for ex cuses. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Plant your seeds for future harvest. Chop wood and carry water to take along with you. Avoid distractions. Consider sustainability Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) Dream the impossible. There s no better way to find out if your dreams could be real than by reaching for them. Conserve resources for the long term. Exploration calls. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Rearrange furniture as long as it supports your commitments. Combine two or more old ideas into a new one Proceed with caution. Your reputation gets a boost. Aries (March 21-April19) A solar eclipse in Gemini benefits groups and organizations that you belong to, along with their hopes and visions. Ride the wave. Taurus (April2o-May 20)Be ready to be surprised. The solar eclipse provides cleansing and renewal. Adapt to changes quickly. Don't believe everything you hear or think. BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL -Bill's reaction to Katie s big news is not what she expected; Caroline explains to Thomas why her family kept its secret for so long; Rick tells Brooke that she was right about Amber. Bill has Alison meet with Dr Barton and obtain damaging information on Hope; Brooke warns Steffy to stay away from Hope; Marcus and Dayzee make plans for their wedding and honeymoon Steffy gives Liam an ultima tum; Hope deals with issues that she believes stem from her fa ther's abandonment; Bill assigns Alison to find out as much information as she can about Hope's father, Deacon. DAYS OF OUR LIVES Stefano is arrested; Maggie over hears Victor talking about her missing eggs; a man claiming to be a CIA officer demands that Stefano be released; an excited Austin tells Carrie he wants to buy a home and expand their family. Lexie collapses into Abe's arms; Carrie buys a home pregnancy test; Sami is honest with Lucas and they grow closer; Marlena, Hope and Rafe arrive at the police station and find it in chaos. Nicole tries to suppress her growing feelings for Rafe; Roman gives Abe a file with information about Lexie's illness; Austin discovers Carrie s pregnancy test; Lexie confides in Daniel about the progression of her illness. GENERAL HOSPITAL-Shawn gets an earful from Carly; there is a tense moment at the Zacchara household; Jason and Eliza beth find themsel ves in a moment. Kate is distraught; Sonny and Alexis deal with shocking news; McBain confides in Tea. Johnny struggles with his conscience; Spinelli pleads with Matt; Felicia gets comfort from Anna. YOUNG AND THE RESTLESSNikki must decide about Jack's marriage proposal, while Ricky deceives Dann y to get de tails about Ph yllis. Cane faces an impossible choice, while Jack s success makes Victor furious. Kay gives Neil marriage advice, while Sofia makes her own decision Rev. George Barnhill and Rev. G. D. Williams were both program participants at the awards night ceremony during the Lily Grand Assembly. _; / j I The Rev. Raleigh R. Neal and Dr. R. L. Lee participated in an aniversary program at their church. Lucian Hunter and Louise Jackson. were among the guests at the WatkinsBrewer wedding and reception. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Morris, both graduates of Bethune-Cookman Uni versity, supported their school at a BCU Alumni Breakfast. Lavonne Gaynor, Olivia Wilson, Lorraine Mitchell and Carrie Hurst smiled for the 'Around the Town' Sentinel photographer while attending the WatkinsBrewer nuptials. "TT 6 :a en m z m raJ z ., c: m c en ::1: m c m c! m :I> z c "TT :a

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i All About You! c a: I.L c z cr: c en w ::::: 1w > w c w C/) :::i m ::::: a.. z t= w ..J ..J ::::: m 'lool Who's Tumlng &' ,...........,...._,_..,. COBE Newborn -Then Happy birthday, Cobe. From : mom Tae; dad Hollywood Co. and family. You Know -Whatltls STEVESCOTI Hello world m y baby, "Tretha" i s tu rni ng t he b i g 24 o n th is day. B y God s g ra ce and mercy, sh e liv es to see another year. H a pp y birthday, Pooh. Love: #1 mom Pott; # 2 mom Pooky and all you r me susta s, Tae, Tiff, Rhonda, Tisha and Trice Love y ou. MS.TRETHA Happy 24th birthday to me everybody!! Local BOth Birthdav Luncheon Mother Mary Emma White was honored at a birthday luncheon celebrating her 8oth birthda y The luncheon was given by her sons, Jimmy, Donald, Larry and Lawrence White. The event was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence (Vivian) White. Some of those in attendance: Annie Gilbert, Ethel Cole, Essie Merritt, Cookie White, Linda White, Mr. and Mrs. Lucian (Donna) Adams, Roxanee Adams, Diamond White, Michael Williams, Fiona White, Mya McCain, Felicia Rodgers, Lois Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy (Ann) White, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence (Vivian) White, Pastor and Mrs. Donald (Marie) White, Zawanda White, Mr. and Mrs. John (Ruth) Jones, Rob White and many others. (Photos by Frederick Harris) A great-granddaughter Mrs. White, Mya McCain. Meeting Middleton High Class Oft963 Tlie Middleton High School Class of 1963 will hold their meeting on Saturday, May 26 2012 12:30 p. m. Th e bi monthly meeting will take place at the Golden Corral Restaurant 11801 N. 56th St. in Temple Terrace. All classmates are invited and encouraged to attend. For additional informa tion, please call (813) 447 -1194 or (813) 391-2493. Fiona White, Donna White Adams, Felicia Rodgers and Lucian Adams with the honoree. Cookie White, Jimmy White, John Jones, Ruth Jones and Za wanda White.

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N :::E C( c en Teen Poetrv Show Celebrates 5-Year Anniversarv W "Heard 'Em Say Teen Poetry," Tampa's only open-mic show established exclusively for teenagers will be celebrating their 5Year Anniversary with an epic po etry slam featuring teen poets from throughout the State of Florida. The show will take place on Friday, May 25th at 7:30 p. m. at USF Gibbons Alumni Center on The University o f South Florida s Tampa Cam pus 4202 E. Fowler Ave. inspire the youth with a di verse range of poems and a motivational speech during each show. "Heard 'Em Say Teen Poetry" is committed to providing an atmosphere that encourages unity and character development so profanity and vulgarity is not allowed. Tickets for this event are $to for students and $20 for adults All proceeds go to wards helping local teens at tend the '2012 Brave New Voices International Poetry Festival in Berkeley, CA this Jul y WALTER 'Wally B JENKINS "Hear d 'Em Say Teen Poetry" was recently fea tured on Fox 13 News, What's Right With Tampa Bay" segment on the Mon day, May 14th 6 p. m. tele cast Famed newscaster J ohn Wilson, was so in spired by the performances that he closed the evening s telecast with an imp r omptu poem of his own! "Heard 'Em Say Teen Poetry" was established in May 2007 to provide the communi ty' s y outh with a he al t h y soc i al outl e t and p latfo r m to e xpress the m selves a n d p r o m ot e gr o wt h in the areas of : self-esteem written and oral communica tion netwo r king, social tol erance and cultural understanding through the art of spoken word poetry. Please contact Walter "Wally B." Jennings at wall.vbclark @ hotmail.com or visi t the Facebook page: c a: u. c z < "Heard 'Em Say Teen Poetry" i s held once a m onth and s ho w cases t e e ns from t h e Bay Area's school s A feat u re poet is invited to He ard Em Sa y T een Poetry f or m or e informa t i o n or to l e arn mo re ab out thi s e v en t c ---------------------------------------------------en w. :::::1 ..... 2012 High School Graduation Schedule .\lllligh Sl'lwol Gtaduations \\ill takt platt at the Flol"ida Stalt' Faitgtomuls E:xpo Hall i: I Thursday, May 31, 201 2 I Tampa Bay Tech. High 9:30a.m. w I Sickles High School 1 p.m c I Newsome High School 4:30p.m. 1 Brandon High School 8 p.m. en I .da ..J 1 Fn y, June 1, 2012 1 King l{igh School 9 : 30 a .m. 0.. 1 Plant High School 1 p.m 3: I Durant High School 4:30 p.m. t:i I Lennard High School 8 p.m ..J I S I Monday, June 4 2 0 12 ID 1 Hillsboro ugh High School 9:3 0 a.m iiJ 1 Robins o n High School 1 p.m. Gaither High School F re edom H igh School East Bay High School 1p.m. 4:30p.m. 8p.m. VVednesday,June6,2012 Alonso High School 9:30a.m. M i ddleton H igh School 1 p.m Chamberlain High School 4:30 p.m Wharton High School 8 p.m. Thursday,June 7,2012 Jefferson High School 9:30 a.m Plant City High School 1 p.m. Spoto High School 4:30 p.m. S t rawberry Crest High School 8 p .m. z 1 Bloomingdale High School 4:30 p.m. t= I Riverview High School 8 p.m. Friday, June 8 201 2 ffi I Steinbrenner High School 9:30 a.m en I Tuesday, June 5 2012 Blake High School 1 p.m. I Armwood H igh School 9:3 0 a.m Leto Higb School 4 : 30 p.m 0 ..J u. 5TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW *AND POETRY SLAM Hair Stvlist Has 'Passion' For HerWork Kim H ollinshead said from the surface, there's not much that separates all of the hair stylists in the area. But if you re a patron you know what you want, and you know where you prefer to get it. Ms. Hollinshead, who said she started styling hair as a child, has been working professionally for two years She said i f there is one word she d use to describe what she does, it's 'passio n.' I love creating hair styles that make people look good. I talk with my customers, and together we decide what looks good for them. If there is one thing I will say definitely about being a hair stylist, i t's that this is an industry for those who are ::;e rious For example, out of 24 students who attend school, o n l y 2 will actuall y go on to get licensed Y ou h ave to be willin g to stan d o n y our fee t for hour s, and b e se ri o u s a b out your p roduct." Ms. Hollinshead said s h e u n d erst and s she's in a very c ompetiti ve b u s in ess, but gr eat cu stomer se rvic e i s what sets her apart, along with great work and a great atmosphere. I've had a lot of good luck in building up my clientele. It has gone up so% since I set up shop in t he Brandon area. I think I'm in a very unique location. I'm located near Bran don Mall and when i t comes to operat i ng a successful bus in ess, it' s all about lo ca ti o n Th a t s wha t m a k es it work. B eing o ut s id e the city h as b een very b enefic i al, be ca us e the re are n' t that many shops i n thi s a r ea f o r B l a ck women. Ms. Hollinshead said she works alone right now, but has plans on putting to gether a staff before the end of the year. Reporter Leo n B. Crews can be reached at (813) 248-0724, or emailed at lcrews@flsentinel.com. PASTOR B.J. AND KATHARTI S NEAL & UNDER THE BLOOD HOUSE OF PRAYER PRESENTS REVIVAl 3 P ower-Packed Evenings! WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDA Y M A Y 23RD 25TH 07 P.M. NIGHTLY

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Pastors Speak Out Against Same Sax Marriage I think it is time for Pastors to speak loudly and clearly about Same Sex Marriages. Far too often pastors have waited until it's too late and because we wait, individuals are left to conclude that we are in agreement; we are not. The truth is that, Tampa Pastors are appalled at the position of President Barack Obama on Same-Sex Marriages. We disagree with our President. He is wrong. We do not believe that same sex marriage is a question of what is right, it isa question of what is wrong. What is wrong with same sex marriages is the same thing that is wrong with our society. We keep trying to get around God. We want everything that is good while doing everything that is wrong. Marriage by definition is a union between one man and one woman. Genesis specifically states that when God saw that everything be bad made was good. He also recognized that "it is not good that the man should be alone." God then "made a woman and brought her unto the man." In the beginning, God did not make Adam and Steve, it was Adam and Eve. Marriage between a man and a woman was designed to propagate the species. Same sex mar-riage does not propagate it, it destroys it. Much has been written about the church being divided over this issue, but the Church is not divided. However, I believe that there is division among so-called ministers who are divided because they have failed in their exegesis of God's word not because of Theology, but because of Ideology. Elder Charles Davis of the College Hill Church of God In Christ said: "I am not a one-issue person. The President bas a right to choose for whatever reason. As pastors, we are not interested in the political issues; we are interested in the spiritual issues. I think all pastors should serve notice on everyone we come in contact with that same sex marriage is a sin and all sin is an abomination to God. This is absolutely wrong. Adulterers have a right to commit adultery, but it does not make adultery right." Archbishop Clarence Davis of Joy Tabernacle Cathedral Church said: "I believe the President bas the right to choose and I have the right to disagree with his choice. Same sex marriage is wrong. In this country, we have a right to make our choices even if it is the wrong choice. The problem we have is that we are living in the last days. The Bible in 2nd Timothy 3:1-3 says: "This Progressive Missiona !Jl:nniversarg of Pastor Albert Gallmon, Jr. & La_dy Wilma Gallmon know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, un natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, innocent, fierce, despisers of those that are good." Same sex marriage is wrong and if we want to know how God feels about same sex marriages, we should read about what he did to Sodom. Genesis 19:24 say that be destroyed the city. Same sex marriage is a sin and it will be destroyed. Let me be clear, I do not believe that same sex marriage will be a referendum on whether or not the Black Community votes for President Obama. The Black Community as a whole will vote for him, even some social conservatives. Also, as a whole the Black community supports the Democratic Party, even though we disagree with their position on abortion. This only proves that we are not a one issue people; we believe that overall the President bas performed exceptionally well, in spite of the difficulties of an obstructionist Congress. I believe in our President and I am still supporting him. REV. DR. W. JAMFS FAVORITE REV. BARTHOLOMEW BAlKS & SlJallnPragrwalw II.I.CIIurcb Friday, 11aJ 21111 -7 p.m. Peace Family Fun Nita. ........ 0. ..... & Anlt lAidJ It's A-..._AIIWr" YCMI'relll Far A 1'nllltl REV. ERIC GALLMON & Agape Cbrllllln Chlfth iSUndll ..., 27tb .. 11 REV. SYLVESTER ROBIPatorat St lllrk 11.8. CIMclt Quincy, R. Local Commissioners Approve Reduction Of Voting Precincts The Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Of fice has received approval from the Hillsborough County Commission to reduce the number of voting precincts. Once the request has been submitted, the Department of justice has 6o days to approve or deny it. resources for the other voting methods that are quickly gaining in popularity." Dr. Lennard is referring to voting by mail and early voting. The redrawing of the precinct lines that occurs every 10 years because of the Census also played a role in the request. Travis Abercrombie, spokesperson for the Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Office, said that the precincts of most people will not change. However, he said every voter on the rolls Dr. Earl Lennard, Hillsborough County Super visor of Elections wants to reduce the number of polling locations from its current 285 to 270. The number of precincts will be reduced from 383 to 34 7 if the measure is approved. The reduction would reportedly save the county $105,000 for the upcoming election cycle. in the county will receive a new voter registration card that will list the voter's dis, 6 Dr. Lennard said, "With an increasing number of voters in Hillsborough County casting their ballots prior to Election Day, consolidating precincts not only enables us to save money for the county, but it also allows for the better utilization of trict, precinct, polling place, and other election related in formation. He further said that the process of updating information is continuous and if a person moves, changes his or her name, they are requested to update their information with the Supervisor of Elections Of fice. ::D 6 )lo en m z m r m c: r r m :::! z 'tJ c: m r c;; l: m c m < m .... c: m en c )lo z c ., ::D 6 C) m
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... N 2012 Miss Teenage Tampa ScholarshiP Pageant Presented Mistress and Master of Ceremonies: Talitha Anyabwele, for Miss Teenage Tampa; and Rod Carter of News ChannelS. The A La Carte Pavilion was the setting for the 2012 Miss Teenage Tampa Pageant sponsored by Gamma Theta Omega, Incorporated, in Partnership with Gamma Theta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. The event was held May 6, 2012, at 5 P.M. With a backdrop of twin kling white lights, surrounded by cascades of ascending ivy and beautiful pink roses :wrapped around stately white pillars, the pageant opened with silhouettes of ladies of various occupations to show-Beaconlight Masonic & Fraternal Supplies "#. I Bay Area One Stop Shop" Sis. Julia J. NR uwner 1909 E. Busch Blvd. Tampa, FL 33612 290917-Tampa,33687 Cell Miss Raegan Brown, seated, Miss Teenage Tampa 2012, is shown with, from left, Donna Douglas, President, Gamma Theta Omega Chapter; Keneisha Warren, third place winner; Jorian Ordway, 4th place; Darrian Jones, 1st place; Antoinea Lyles, 2nd place; and chairladies, Carla White and Donna Cason. Also in attendance were Jaren Aikens Guzman, La Cheryl Aikens, Jorden Aikens Guzman (escort for Miss Teenage Tampa), Birdie Underwood, Freddie Hudson, Betoria Watson, Julian Jackson, and Albert Coleman, Jr. case success of women over the years. The backstage voice of Ms. Justina Cox, a member of Gamma Theta Omega, then introduced the ten aspiring "Timeless Treasures" from area high schools vying for the title, "Miss Teenage Tampa," to an anxiously awaiting audience. Realizing that only one con testant could win the title; the contestants were constantly reminded during the duration of the pageant that aU were winners and they were encouraged to continue to pursue their dreams beyond the pageant. Using the theme, Reflect ing on the Past and Embracing the Future, the contestants competed in the final two categories of the pageant: Miss Teen Star Competition ("Talent Treasure Chest ) and Evening Gown Competition ("Treasured Gems of Elegance ), before the five finalists were announced. Since preparation for the event began in December 2011, other competitions were completed and judged before the pageant. Following the announcement of the five finalists, the contestants par ticipated in the Extemporaneous Response Competition, where each finalist responded to the same question. The culmination of the glamorous event was the crowning of Miss Raegan Brown, a student at C. Leon King High School International Baccalaureate Program, "Miss Teenage Tampa 2012," by Chief Tom Forward, Fire Chief, City of Tampa. Raegan is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James (Marlet) Brown. Runners-up were: 1st Place, Darrian Jones; 2nd Place, Antoinea Lyles; 3rd Place, Keneisha Warren; and 4th Place, Jorian Ordway. Additional awards present ed to contestants were: Spirit Award, Briana Robinson; Miss Congeniality Award, Imani Brown; Miss Teen Scholar Award, Darrian .Jones; and Miss Teen Star Award, Ragean Brown. All other contestants received a Scholarship Award. Commentators for the pageant were, Mr. Rod Carter, News Channel 8 Today, Co-Anchor, and Mrs. Talitha V. Anyabwele', Founder of Black Girls Speak and Miss Teenage Tampa 1998. Ms. Donna Douglas, President, Oamma Theta Omega Chapter, extended warm greetings to the audi-ence and assisted Mrs. Donna Cason, General Co Chairman, and Ms. Carla White, General Chairman, with the presentation of awards. The Chairperson's Message was delivered by Ms. Carla B. White, 2nd Vice President, Gamma Theta Omega Chapter and a special performance was given by the Inspiration in Motion Contemporary Dance Company. Ms. Monica Williams, a member the Gamma Theta Omega Chapter, gave a soul stirring performance medley of Whitney Houston's songs. She was accompanied by the talented musician, Corey Edwards. Preceding the announcement of all winners, Miss Kj)lra Pace, Miss Teenage Tampa 2011 2.012, gave a heartfelt thank-you" for her year's reign and extended best wishes to all the contes tants. James Reed served as the official musician for the evening. The Miss Teenage Tampa Committee cpncluded its 2012 events with the Miss Teenage Tampa Schola rship Reception May 2oth 4 P M at the TECO Plaza, 702 N Franklin Street. (Photos by Julia Jackson)

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Former College Athletic Director Dies On Sunday, a popular former Athletic Director at a Historically Black University died. Uoyd "Tank" Johnson was 77 years old. Johnson served as the Athletic Director and Assistant Football Coach for Bethune-Cookman Univer sity. Prior to serving a two -y ear stint in the U.S. Army, Johnson played football and other sports at the school then known as Bethune-Cookman College. After serving in the military, he returned and played for an additional two years. In 1961, he became the school's Defensive Coordina tor. After sharing the respon sibility with Jack Cy" McClairen, he was named Athletic Director in 1972, and continued to coach football LLOYD "TANK" JOHNSON unti11978. Johnson is credited with creating the Florida Classic in 1978, with former Florida A & M University Athletic Direc tor Hansel Tookes. Funeral services were in complete at press time Gain ous Funeral Home, of Daytona, is in charge of han dling arrangements. TwoHazinu Defendants Enter 'No Contest' Pleas Recently, the Leon County State Attorney's Office re leased the names of several people connected to hazing incidents. Two of those sus pects pled no contest last week. In a deal with prosecutors, Aaron Golson, 19, and Sean Hobson, 23, former members of the Florida A & M University Marching 100 Band, were sentenced. Circuit Judge Charles Dodson ac cepted their pleas and sen tenced each of them to 30 days in the Leon County Work Camp, and 12 months probation. Both men are first time offenders who were fac ing felony charges. The two men, along with 22-year-old James Harris, reportedly took part in the hazing of Bria Shante Hunter three weeks before the hazing of Robert Champion. On October 31 and No vember 1, Ms. Hunter al leged that she was hit on her legs with a spatula, notebook binders, and rulers. The beat ing was part of the initiation into a secret group of the band known as the Red Dawg Order. Champion was also initi ated into the same secret order. Champion endured the hazing while in Orlando after the Florida Classic last November The injuries he received from hazing resulted in his death. The Orange County State Attorney's Office an nounced that 13 people would be charged in connection with his death. Harris has not been sen tenced yet. c Tampa Bav 2012 Hurricane Expo Planned 3: ?< N ,!') N 0 .... BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor This year, the 2012 Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo will take place at MOSI, 4801 E Fowler Avenue, on Friday, June 1st. To kick off the Hurricane Expo, repre sentatives from Hillsbor ough County Emergency Management, Tampa Fire Rescue, the National Weather Service, Hillsbor ough County Animal Serv ices, and select vendors will be present inside MOSI to answer questions from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. On Saturday, June 2, the City of Tampa and Hillsbor ough County, in partnership with MOSI, will host the 2012 Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will also include access to MOSI's Astronaut Training Adventure. The week prior to the be ginning of the hurricane season is National Hurricane Preparedness Week. This year, it begins on Sunday, May 27, and ends on Satur day, June 2. During the week, resi dents are encouraged to participate in the upcoming hurricane season. People are urged to build their disaster supply kits, prepare a per sonal disaster and evacua tion plan, and learn the necessary weather terms and their definitions Residents should also prepare their homes making sure that they can remain there for 72 hours if they are not in an evacuation zone. At the Expo, residents will be able to look up their evacuation zone and learn more about making an effec tive plan in the event of an emergency. The Expo will feature a variety of disaster prepared ness vendors, children's ac tivities, emergency vehicles, giveaways (while supplies last) and a chance to win an IPad 2! BJ's Wholesale Club also will have a display showing the quantity of supplies needed by a family of 4 to be self sufficient for at least 72 hours following a disaster. Tampa Fire Rescue's Urban Search & Rescue canine team also will be present. Representatives from N local television stations and representatives from the Na tional Weather Service will host two Question & Answer sessions. The sessions will take place at 11 a .m. and 12:30 p.m. A new feature this year, the Expo will be powered by a large solar 0 power generator, which is :a being supplied by Solar Solutions, Inc. en For more information and the latest news on the ::::! Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo, visit www.TampaBa,yr Hurrica,neExpo.com. r r !!I z ., c: aJ r (i) :I: m c m ?J -t c: m CJ) c ?< )> z c ., :a c ?< Distribution And Logistics Management General lnfonnation Schedule: MonThurs 8:00a.m.3:15p.m. Program Length: 900 Hoursl9 Months Overview This program prepares students for employment In entry-level positions In ttlf" distribution and manufacturing Industry. The course Includes Internship to leam valuable skills In the field. Industrial ttlll1trth electrical, plumbing, plastic, HVAC and other '"''""" .. "'" Students will develop technical knowledge and skills to prepare and further education In marketing sales and service. The Program Content Includes Distribution Operations And Procedures Marketing And Economics Sales Techniques Business Reports And Correspondence Inventory Control Operations

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1,200 Anend HOPE Convention c en A crowd estimated at about 1,200 gathered recently at Mt. Calvary Seventh-day Adventist Church for the 2012 Hillsborough Organization for Progress and Equality (HOPE) Convention The theme was "Nehemiah Action. (Photos by Julia Jackson and Lomax Mcintyre) Ministers who represented their congregations at the convention were: front row, Father Hugh Chikawe, St. Peter Claver Catholic Church; Rev. Janet Lee, Allen Temple AME Church; Rev. Ernestein C. Flemister, St. James House of Prayer Episcopal Church; Rev. Dr. Bernice Powell Jackson, First United Church of Tampa; and Rev. Dr. Jon Keiser, Lutheran Church of Our Savior. Second row, left to right: Rev. Joe Johnson, Trinity CME Church; Bishop Willard L. Lee, New Smyrna Full Gospel Cathedral; and Rev. Robert Gibbs, St. Andrews United Methodist Church of Brandon. MON-111JRS 11 All-10 FRI-sAT 11AII-12AM SUN-CLOSED Edgecomb And National Bar Associations Awards Program The George Edgecomb Bar Association held its Annual Awards Banquet in conjunction with the National Bar Association Awards program last month. Awards were presented to a cross section ofTampans in the legal profession. (Photos by Julia Jackson) Husband and wife honored: Atty. Lansing Scriven and his wife, The Honorable Mary J. Scriven were honored by the National Bar Association. He received Heman Marion Sweatt Award and she received the Gertrude Rush Award. The Honorable Peggy Quince and Atty. Henry Gyden, President of the George Edgecomb Bar Association. Elder statesman, Atty. Delano Stewart, witnessed all the proceedings. Atty. Daryl D. Parks, right, President of the National Bar Association, presented the Gertrude E. Rush Award to Atty. Carolyn House Stewart. Atty. Grady C. Irvin, left, accepted the Heman Marion Sweatt Award from NBA President, Atty. Daryl D. Parks. The parents of Trayvo n Martin, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, were guests at the awards banquet. The couple is shown with Atty. Carolyn House Stewart and their attorney, Atty. Benjamin Crump, right, of Crump Parks Crump. Atty. Clinton Paris, center, is shown with Judge Randa Trapp and Judge Denise Lanford Morris.

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....... -....... P'P'I""!'-P'P'I""!'_ ..... __ ,.;..;.. ___ ....... ______ ... Rlhanna, Bevonce, LeBron Ja11es And Privata FamiiJ Will Smith-Smacks Reaoner More Round Out Forbes' CelebriiJ 100 Funeral Planned For Who Trias To Kiss Him In Moscow :r: BEYONCE, JAY-Z And LEBRON JAMES Forbes released their yearly rank of the most fis cally powerful celebrities in the United States. According to Forbes the list is based on "entertain ment-related earnings plus media visibility (exposure in print, television, radio and online), from film and tele vision actors, TV personali ties, models, athletes authors, musicians and co medians. Jennifer Lopez scored the #1 spot this year followed closely by Oprah, Justin Bieber, Rihanna, and Lady Gaga rounding out the top 5. Beyonce Knowles snagged the 16th spot on the list, while her husband, Jay-Z place #38. Dr. Dre stayed steady at 26th, while Diddy, Kanye West and Lil' Wayne placed 42nd, 45th, and 69th respectively. Also on the list was: Jen nifer Lopez $52M, Oprah Winfrey $165M, Justin Bieber $55M, Rihanna $53M, Lady Gaga $52M, Kim Kardashian $18M, Tom Cruise $75M, Steven Spielberg $130M, Tiger Woods $58M, Angelina Jolie $2oM, Donald Trump $63M, LeBron James $53M, Beyonce Knowles $40M, Simon Cowell $90M, Tyler Perry $105M, Adele $35M, Dr. Dre $noM, Kobe Bryant $5oM, Jay-Z $38M, Sean 'Diddy' Combs $45M Kanye West $35M, Floyd Mayweather $40M, Will Smith $30M, Lil Wayne $27M, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson $36M Khloe Kardashian Odom $nM and Serena Williams $13M, to name a few. Facebook's Mark zuckerbera Marries longtime Girlfriend, Priscilla Chan MARK ZUCKERBERG And Wife, PRISCILLA Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg updated his status to "mar ried" on Saturday. Zuckerberg and 27year-old Priscilla Chan tied the knot at a small ceremony at his Palo Alto, Calif., home, capping a busy week for the couple, accord ing to a guest authorized to speak for the couple. The person spoke only on the condition of anonymity. Zuckerberg took his company public in one of the most anticipated stock offerings in Wall Street his tory last Friday. And Chan graduated from medical school at the University of California, San Francisco, last Monday, the same day Zuckerberg turned 28. The couple met at HarJ va,d and have been together for more than nine years. Zuckerberg designed the ring featuring "a very simple ruby," according to reports The ceremony took place in Zuckerberg's backyard before fewer than 100 guests, who all thought they were there to celebrate Chan's graduation. Chaka Khan To Perform Whitnev Houston Tribute At Apollo Grammy awardwinning singer Chaka Khan will perform a tribute to the late Whitney Houston at the Apollo Theater's gala and awards cere mony. The historic Harlem theater in CHAIA KHAN singer will perform in her friend's memory. Lionel Richie and the late Etta James will be inducted into the theater's hall of fame during the June 4 gala. Soul Train creator Don Cor nelius and song writer Nick New York confirmed Friday that the "I Feel for You" Ashford will also be honored posthumously. Donna SUIIIIIr Will Smith doesn't like to be kissed on the red carpet -especially by male reDonna Summer's funeral will be a private one for family and close friends. Publicist DONNA SUMMERS Brian Ed-wards said in a statement Friday that Summer's fam ily is overwhelmed and ap preciates the outreach from fans and friends, but that her funeral services will remain private. He didn't provide details on when and where services would be held. Summer died last Thurs day morning of lung cancer at age 63 in Naples, Fla. Edwards also said that the singer did not smoke. Summer earned the title of Queen of Disco after re leasing a string of dance hits in the 1970s, including "I Feel Lov e," "Love to Love You Baby" and "Last Dance." 50 Cent Had Emeruencv Suruerv so CENT Rapper 50 Cent is recov ering in a New York hospital after being admitted last Wednesday for an unspeci fied condition. The rapper, who had to cancel shows because of his hospitalization, kept mum about the reason why. He tweeted, "I'm in the hospital, but my gangsta grillz '-ost Tape is done so it will be out on time." It was reported that 50 Cent P,ad a blockage of his small intestine and had to undergo emergency surgery. Furthermore, so's friend, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. also said last Thursday on Atlanta's V103's Ryan Cameron Show, Please keep 50 Cent in your prayers he is in the hospital and he is ex tremely sick; we will remain positive. The musician, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, posted Twitter photos of himself in a hospital gown, surrounded by stuffed toys. Last Thursday, he tweeted ''I'm feeling better today. I think I'm gonna get out of the hospital soon. porters. While promoting Men in Black 3 in Moscow, a Ukrainian reporter asked Smith for a hug, he obliged only to find that same re porter trying to give him an open mouth kiss. Smith lightly smacked the man and later said he was "lucky I didn't sucker punch him "What the hell is your WILL SMITH problem buddy?" Smith says angrily, shoving the man backwards. The re porter, surprised, stared at Smith as he walked away. Rocsi And Terrence J leave106 & Park .., r After nearly seven years of hosting BET's top-rated countdown, 106 & Park, Terrence J and Rocsi have decided to leave the show. The duo won their gigs after a public audition process, but now they're looking to pursue acting on a full-time basis. ROSCI And TERRENCE J g Terrence J, real name Terrence Jenkins, had a recurring role on BET's The Game, and appeared in the film Think Like A Man. Meanwhile Rocsi-last name Diaz-is said to be moving to California, and landed a role in a film starring Lynn Whitfield. Since getting the job with BET in 2006, Terrence and Rocsi filled the void left by previous hosts, Free and A. J. Over the years the daily show has become a go to spot for just about every one in music including the likes of Kanye West, Mac Miller, and Rick Ross. Bevonce Calls Donna summer 'Honesr And oined' C/) m z ::::! z m r tD c r r m ::::! z c tD r c;; ::z:: m c m < m ::XJ -< "'"4 c m C/) c )> z c Beyonce has responded to the passing of disco queen, Donna Summer, whom she noted as one of her musical inspirations. The new mom recently named People Magazine's most beautiful person-took to her personal website to release a statement on the death of the 63-year-old, which came after a 10month bout with cervical cancer. "She was much more than the Queen of Disco she became known for," she BEYONCEKNOWLES .., And DONNA SUMMERS :2 wrote. "She was an honest and gifted singer with flaw less vocal talent." George Clinton, Black Eved Peas Settle Suit George Clinton and the Black Eyed Peas have set tled a lawsuit in which the funk pioneer accused the pop group of using his music without proper permission. The settlement was reached after mediation and was reported to a federal judge on Monday, records show. The judge has canceled an upcoming trial as attorneys work to finalize settlement documents. Clinton sued the 'Peas in December 2010 claiming the group used elements of his 1979 song "(Not Just) Knee Deep" in remixes of GEORGE CLINTON their international hit "Shut Up." The song first appeared on the group's 2003 album "Elephunk," and it released "Shut Up Remix" the same year. It also was used in an other remix included on the deluxe edition of the Peas' 2009 release "The E.N.D .," according to Clinton's law suit. <

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c a: LL c Bucs' aran Price Hospitalized After Sister's Death BRIAN PRICE Tampa Bay Buccaneer's lineman, Brian Price's per sonal life has been even more difficult. He had previously lost two brothers to shoot-ings, and last week, his 30year-old sister Bridget was killed in an auto accident in Inglewood, Calif. Price was so distressed, he eventually had to be hospitalized for dehydration. "He physically broke down," his agent, Chuck Price {no relation), told the Los Angeles Times. "He had a high fever, was dehydrated, and couldn't hold anything down. That stress just plays a wicked r o le." Price, who took his sister's 7and 9-year-old chil dren to a Dodgers game the night before their mother was killed, now plans to adopt the children. Lavonte David Signs 4-Year Deal With Bucs Lavonte David to a four year contract c (J) w ::,) 1> a: w > w c w J: (J) ::i m ::,) Q. lAVONfE DAVID The linebacker out of Nebraska was the 58th over all selection in the draft. He is expected to compete for a starting job on a defense that ranked among the worst in the NFL last season. z i= The Tampa Bay w Buccaneers have signed sec j ond-round draft pick David was a highly pro ductive player in two seasons with the Huskers finishing his college career with 285 tackles -fourth most in Nebraska history. As a senior, he was a finalist for the Butkus Award, which is presented to the nation' s top linebacker. ..J w Knicks' Stoudemire Enrolls At U M AMAR'E STOUDEMIRE MIAMI Amar'e Stoudemire is officially a Can e Th e N e w York Knicks forward has e nrolled in the general studies program at the Unive r sity of Miami. UM has confirmed that Stoudemire registered for summer classes. On Monday he tweeted, "Just enrolled at the University of Miami Working on contin uing my education." He also posted a photo of himself flashing the "U" sign along side an unidentified man in a bowtie. tNIJIIIIIIUill$f 8 1 3 .841.9668 TENT FUMIGATION SPECIAL $100.00 OFF REGULAR PRICE PHONE: 813.841.9668 OR 727.512.1140 OFFER EXPIRES: UNE 30, 2012 BucsSianPI Connor Banh To 4-YearDeal CONNOR BARTH The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed placekicker Connor Barth to a four-year, $13 2 million contract. The 26-year-old who was second in the NFL in field goal percentage last season was designated the team's franchise player in March. Barth converted 26 of 28 attempts in 2011, including 15 straight to end the year -the NFL s longest current streak. Since joining the Bucs in 2009, Barth is 63 of 75 on field goal attempts and 71 of 71 on extra points. He is the only kicker in club history who has made three field goals of so-plus yards in one game, Nov. 15, 2009 at Miami. Eagles RB McCov Gets New Deal Through 2011 LESEAN MCCOY PHILADELPHIA LeSean McCoy ran his way onto the short list of the best running backs in the NFL. He can now stamp his name among the highest paid. McCoy and the Philadelphia Eagles agreed to a five-year contract exten sion that runs through 2017. The deal is for a reported $45 million, with $20.765 million guaranteed. McCoy set franchise records in 2011 with 17 touchdowns rushing, and 20 total scores, while earning All-Pro and Pro Bowl honors. He also led the NFL with 102 first downs and 48 runs of 10-plus yards, while finishing as the league' s fourth-leading rusher with 1 ,309 yards. Saints' Vilma Sues Goodell For Defamation J O NATIIAN VILMA vs. ROGER GOODELL NEW ORLEANS Suspended Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma filed a defamation lawsuit Thursday against NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, claiming the league's top executive made false statements that tarnished Vilma's rep utation and hindered his ability t o earn a living playing foot ball. UFC Champion Jon Jones Arrested On Suspicion 01 DUI UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was arrested in the early hours of Saturday morning on suspi cion of DUI. TMZ first report ed the incident, which was later confirmed to MMAWeekly.com by Jones' manager, Malki Kawa. The initial report from TMZ, citing undisclosed law enforcement sources, alleged that "Jones was involved in an accident at around 5 a.m in Binghamton N.Y." Jones reportedly totaled his car when he crashed into a pole, and was arrested on the scene JON JONES for suspicion of DUI. He was taken into custody but later released when his mother paid his bail. NFL Plave r Bell Quits Football Fearing Future Brain Damage Jacob Bell of the Cincinatti Bengals has decid ed to call it quits after 8 years in the National Football League. The 31-year-old offensive lineman has made millions off the game that he loves, but with more than 3,000 professional football players, past and present, suing the NFL for "deliberate ly concealed information about the long-term effects of repeated hits to the head," Bell does not want to become another statistic. More than 3,000 pro foot ball players, past and present, are suing the National Football League, claiming the NFL deliberately concealed information about the long term effects of repeated hits to the head After 8 years in the league Bell retired in his prime. JACO B BELL These days, his focus is on staying fit, keeping healthy, and recovering from past injuries. The first time you sprain your ankle, you're thrown off," Bell says. 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Sports High School Basketball Star Jabari Parker Touted aest Since LeBron' JABARI PARKER Simeon junior basketball player Jabari Parker has high expectations. The country's No. 1 recruit graces the cover of Sports Illustrated this week and is being called the ''best since LeBron". Even with all the talent in the world, the star on the rise has a difficult decision to make because of his religious beliefs. The Sun Times has the story: If Simeon junior J abari Parker wasn't feeling the pressure of being the No 1 basketball recruit in the country, he might now. Not only has Sports Illustrated placed the hoops prodigy on its cover this week, but they call Parker "the best high school player since LeBron James." Serena savs She Doesn't want To Be A Rapper SERENA WILLIAMS Serena Williams should make some cuts to her inner circle. The tennis star's attempt at rapping hit the 'Net last week, and while rumor has it that she 's seri ous about pursuing a music career, the Compton native is crying foul According to Williams, the whole thing was ( thank fully) a joke, and the song found its way online thanks to a not-so-loyal friend. During a press conference in Italy, the 30-year-old explained why the public was subjected to her lyrics. I was in the studio with friends and I wanted to do something and so they said do this and it was for me, she said. "The next thing I know -that was one or two years ago and then I read online that I was a rapper and so m y backstabb ing friends did that to me and so if I see them, I will act like a rapper if you can get my drift." Kobe Criticizes takers About Gasol Trade KOBE BRYANT PHOENIX Kobe Bryant lashed out at Los Angeles Lakers management Sunday night for leaving teammate Pau Gasol won dering whether he 's about to be traded. In a postgame monologue punctuated b y a couple of profanities, Bryant said the Lakers either need to trade Gasol or come out and say it won t happen. Bryant's comments came in the aftermath of a 102-90 loss at Phoenix on Sunday night. He said he doesn't want Gasol to be traded but it's unfair for his teammate to try to play when he doesn't know if he'll be somewhere else the following day. As Bryant put it: "If they're going to do something, I wish they would just ... do it. "Listen, he's been the consummate professional ," Bryant said. He's going out and he' s trying to do what he can. But let s be real. If you didn't know you were going to be here tomorrow, if. your head s on the chopping block and you feel like you're just waiting, it's tough to put all yourself in the game. Jets Agree With SBeiiOn 1-Yearoeal YEREMIAH BELL NEW YORKYeremiah Bell is joining the other side of the Dolphins-Jets rivalry. A person familiar with the deal sa id the New York Jets and the veteran safety agreed to terms Friday on a one year contract worth $1.4 million Seth Jones The Best Under-18 SETH JONES Black hockey players don't seem to c ome around that often. When they do, general ly they're not American born. Professional hockey has an air of racism attached to it as we saw in this past season that began with a fan in New York throwing a banana on the ice as Philadelphia Flyers' Wayne Simmonds (the only Black player on the team) was attempting a penalty shot and ended with an onslaught of racist tweets from Boston fans angry that a nigger" ended their season after the Washington Capitals' Joel Ward scored the game-winning goal in overtime to knock the Boston Bruins out of the playoffs. That's what makes this story so compelling. Seth Jones, a Black American, is the hottest under-18 hockey player in America right now For the last two years he has played with the U .S. National Team Development Program. In 48 games with the Under-18 team, the 6-foot-3, 200pound defenseman had six goals, 20 assists and only 18 penalty minutes. He also won his second straight go l d medal at the World Under-18 Championship in the Czech Republic this past April. Not only was he co-captain of that team, he had three goals and five assists in six games. Those eight points ranked him second among all defensemen at the tournament and second among all U.S. players ...------------------...... -BEAUTY UNUMII ED SANDRA When special requests come to us, we are more than happy to oblige you, so we're bringing back Sandra by popular demand. Sandra says she's not a compli cated woman, but she's also not a person to be sold short. She is a person who is always in touch with what's going on around her, and what lies ahead for her future. Sandra enjoys spending time with her friends and family, but she also enjoys quiet time alone. In the near future, Sandra will be a force to reckon with. When it comes to the man in her life Sandra said he must be serious, but also be able to get mellow when the time permits. He also must be handsome, tall, self-reliant, and ambitious. Congratulations to Sandra 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: lcrews@flsentinel.com. m 0 c 3: N N N 0 ..I. N ., r 0 :::D c ,., 0 m z ::! z m r al c r r z "'U c al r u; :z:: m c m < m -f c m 0 c ,., z c ., :::D c

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BROTHER LEE SOLOMON JEFFERSON Homegoing celebration for Brother Lee Solomon Jefferson of Tampa, who expired Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at 8:03 a. m., will be held Thursday, May 24, 2012, at 11 a. m. at Victory Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, 2 716 N 34th Street, Tampa, 33605, with the pastor, Reverend Eugene Sanders, Jr., officiating. Interment will follow in Florida National Cemetery, BushneU, FL. Brother Jefferson was born on June 1, 1926, in Wimauma, 0 FL, to the parentage of Mr. and a: Mrs. John Norman (Grace SimlL mons) Jefferson, Sr. 0 Brother Jefferson was a z graduate of Don Thompson c:( High School with Business Edu > cation. He se.rved in the United States Army and was dis C charged with excellent ratings f/) in 1947 W Brother Jefferson was em ployed with the International > Longshoremen Association, a: Local1402 for 42 years. W He was an active member of > Victory Tabernacle Missionary W Baptist Church, of which the fi} Reverend Eugene Sanders, Jr. ::1: is Pastor; where he served as a fl) Trustee, Financial Secretary :::l and hosted the International ID Longshoremen Hour. :::l Brother Jefferson was pre Q. c eded in death by: his parents, Z Mr. and Mrs. John Norman t:i (Grace Simmons) Jefferson, ...J Sr.; sister, Alberta Jefferson ...J Green; brothers, John Norman :::l Jefferson, Jr. and Walter Crimin Jefferson; grandparW ents; and many nieces and z nephews. t= He is survived by: his wife, Z Ruth M. Jefferson; son, Stanley W Allen Jefferson; granddaugh fl) ter, Erin Elizabeth Jefferson;
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Nationa Crime 0 NAACP Backs Same-Sex Marriage As Civil Right I ROSLYN M. BROCK The NAACP passed a res olution Saturday endorsing same-sex marriage as a civil right and opposing any efforts "to codify discrimination or hatred into the law." The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People' s board voted at a leadership retreat in Miami to back a resolu.......... CED/Presldelt tion supporting marriage equality, calling the position consistent with the equal protection provision of the U.S. Constitution. "The mission of the NAACP has always been to ensure political, social and economic equality of all people," Board Chairwoman Roslyn M. Brock said in a statement. "We have and will oppose efforts to codify discrimination into law. Same-sex marriage is legal in six states and the District of Columbia, but 31 states have passed amend ments to ban it. The NAACP vote came about two weeks after President Barack Obama announced his support for gay marriage, set ting off a flurry of political activity in a number of states. Pres. Obama's announcement followed Vice President Joe Biden's declaration in a television interview that he was "absolutely comfort able" with gay couples mar rying. Manwaarina WiaHoldsUp Gas Station BROOKSVILLE Brooksville Police reported that on Thursday morning, a man wearing a black wig, blue dress and women's shoes robbed a gas station at gunpoint. Police said the man, a Black male, walked into the store, pulled a gun from his purse, pointed it at the clerk, and demanded cash. The robbery occurred at 10:30 a. m., at the Marathon Gas Station, 6oo East Jefferson Street. The clerk complied with the robber, and gave him the money in the register, police said. He was last seen leaving the area on foot. Anyone with information is asked to call (352) 540-3800. Armed Suspect Shoots 4 People It Complex Plant City Police and deputies with the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office are investigating a shooting that left four people wounded. According to reports at 6:32 p. m. Sunday, officers responded to the 1500 block of Plantation Grove Court at Hunters Ridge Apartments on a report of a shooting with injuries When authorities arrived, they found Sheraye Hicks, 20; Hugo Alvarez, 17; Dilworth Gilley, 18, and Derrick Reese shot. Hicks and Alvarez are reported to be in critical condition. Dilw orth is reported to be in stable condition and Reese was treated and released. The shooter has been iden tified as 31-year-old Luise LUISE ACOSTA ... being sought on f our counts of attempted m urder. Acosta, who is currently being sought on 4 counts of attempted murder. The circumstances that led to the shooting is being inves tigated. cash in a Davs tor Your Homel WE BUY: OVer 1, 8 llama b 1111 & Sold In tile Tampa BIV ara slace hllst, 2888. c 3: N N N 0 ..... N "'D c: IJJ r-c;; % m c m < m c: m fb c l> z c ., 3:! c

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Teacher Charged With Theft 01 Drugs LAMONTE HAMBRICK Hillsborough County Sheriffs deputies have arrest ed a Steinbrenner Spanish teacher for reportedly steal ing drugs. According to deputies, Lamonte Hambrick taught Spanish to students and was one of the sponsors of the Spanish dance club at Steinbrenner. During the evening, Hambrick worked at a CVS Pharmacy as a tech nician to help supplement his income Deputies said Hambrick stole more than 16,000 pills from the pharmacy at 813 West Bearss in a little more than two months. Betw e en March 1st and May u th, Hambrick, 30, report edly took 9,200 hydrocodone pills, and 7,200 alprazolam pills. He allegedly told authorities he would give them to a friend who would then sell the pills. District school officials decided to terminate Hambrick before the drug allegations surfaced. Hambrick is reportedly being held under a bail of $252 ,000. woman Facing Several Charges After Burglarv c a: I.L c z year-old woman has been a: arrested and charged with burglary of a conveyance with W battery, grand theft, and tres ffi passing after warning. :::t: Police said on May 16th at 7:15 p. m. Shaquoya ffi Green, 19, reached inside a :;:) a. z i= w ..J ..J :;:) m vehicle and grabbed a neck lace the passenger was wear ing and ran from the area. According to the victim, Green approached the man and his sister while they were at a Circle K Store, distracting them by asking one of them to purchase a cigar because she had left her identification at home. When the victim refused Green asked to use a cell phone. When the victim started reaching for the phone, police said Green took that opportunity to snatch the necklace. Green reportedly threw the necklace down while running away. After reviewing a video of the area, police recognized Green and she was arrested. 221-1800 14&1 Tlllll Park Plaza @ lallraSb Ava. & scan St. O,.> : .. :'"':::J:: : .. ::: .. :: :: .. : : :-:;:: .... --.. : ::: .' .. .. : -:: : :--: Woman Charged With Banerv 01 The Elderlv FANNIE MCGEE On May 16th at 8 p. m. Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies reported that a witness saw Fannnie McGee, 34 strike an elderly woman twice on the side of her face. Deputies said the victim is 89 years of age and is diag nosed with dementia and resides at a nursing home in Brandon. McGee, who was employed at the nursing home, was charged with battery on a vic tim over 65 years of age. Two Arrested For Making False Repon 01 School Sboodng MATHEW SOWELL And KEEGAN HAMLETI WINTER HAVEN Less than two hours after the school was cleared Friday, and all students were reunit ed with their families, Winter Haven Police received infor mation of a person who false ly reported an altercation resulting in a shooting at Winter Haven High School. Mathew Sowell, 17, and Keegan Hamlett, 16, were both arrested. Police said more arrests could be made as the investigation contin ues. Police said at 3 p. m. Friday, Sowell and Hamlett used a stolen school two-way radio to report a shooting that had taken place on campus and that an ambulance was need ed. An intense search of the school by police and other law enforcement officials was made, nothing was found indicating an altercation, injuries to anyone, or evi dence of a gun. Sowell, who was identified as a former Winter Haven High School student, and Hamlett, a current student, were both charged in the incident. Three Arrested In Anack On Serviceman GEROSHE LEWIS LEROME HOWARD JARED RICHARDSON Tampa Police have arrested three people in the attack of a serviceman in South Tampa On May 13th at 3:30a.m., police said Johnny Aparicio, 24 a soldier from nearby MacDill Air Force Base was walking east on Iowa Avenue when he was approached by two men one of them asking him for a dol lar Police said as Aparicio complied, the two men, along with a third suspect began to hit him in the face and body causing him to fall. Once on the ground, police said a fourth suspect joined in and kicked Aparicio. They reportedly went through his pockets and took his cell phone and wallet. All four fled south on Renellie Drive. Aparicio eventually got up and was able to knock _on a door and call police He sustained injuries to his. face and remains hospitalized. Police arrested Georshe Lewis, 18, at Robinson High School Friday as school ended for the da y Officials said Lewis is a senior A second suspect, Lerome Howard, 18, was arrested at his home without incident later that same evening A third suspect, Jared Richardson, 18, was arrested Sunday morning All three have been charged with robbery and aggravated battery. Evidence Mired For Zimmerman Sell Defense Prosecutors in the Trayvon Martin case released a stash of evidence to the media, making public hundreds of pages of witness testimony, medical reports and photos. George Zimmerman was hurt and a few neighbors told police he was a bul lying racist. Martin, mean while, was shot through the heart and had traces of marijuana in his system. Autopsy results show that Martin died from a bullet shot at very close range -between one and 18 inches away. He also had a scrape on his finger that might indicate some punches being thrown. As far as witness statements are concerned, it was reported that tlie new batch of evidence makes it clear witnesses aren't to be trusted. They variously heard only Martin scream for help and only Zimmerman cry for assistance. Some heard two shots, but only ene was fired. No one saw the full conflict leading up to the fight. The two most interesting interviews in the new evi dence come from neighbors who called police after the shooting. One woman said Zimmerman started fights and does not like Black people. Another man who worked with Zimmerman said he'd taunted him with a skit called "Achmed the dead Terrorist." UNCLE SANDY When you like yourself 1, 4, 8, 10 more than you like yourself 14, 19, 20, 24 you always wind up with 29, 33, 38, 40 yourself as your best friend 41, 45, 49, so.

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GlobeTec Construction REQUESTS FOR BIDS AND/OR PROPOSALS For Hillsborough Co. SR 674 Force Main To South Co. WTP Project GlobeTec Construction is bidding the above project as Prime GC and is seeking proposals until MAY 28, 2012 from subcontractors for asphalt, concrete, MOT and landscaping work. Plans and specs may be obtained at demandstar com or by contacting our office (see below). Minority and women owned f i rms w ill be afforded a full opportunity to participate in these matters and will not be subject to d i scrimination on the basis of race sex, color or national origin. Questions and proposals regarding the above project may be directed to Joel Bellon Project Estimator at joel. bell on@ globetecconstruction .com, (0) 954-590-3305, (F) 954-590-3307. HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROCUREMENT SERVICES REQUESTS FOR BIDS AND/OR PROPOSALS H ill sborough County w ill rece i ve sealed b i ds a n d/or proposals for the follow i ng unt il the stated date and t i me when they will be pub licly opened JUNE 5, 2012-2:00 P.M. ITB-S-G217-G-20121EM, STORM SURGE CHEMICAL CONTAMINATION STUDY **** Info r mation on these and other Requests for Bids, along with B i d / Proposal results may be accessed at www.h ill sboroughcounty org/procurementservices T h is is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Counc il B i d M in or i ty and women owned f i rms will be afforded a full opportunity to participate in these matters and will not be subject to d i scriminat i on on the bas i s of race sex color or national or i gin Questi ons r egard i ng the above projects may be d i rected t o H i llsborough County Board of Comm i ss i oners, Department of P r ocurement Services 601 E. Kennedy Blvd. 18th Fl. County Center, Tampa Flor ida, 33602, (813) 272 5790 dur i ng regu l ar business hours. BLICATION DEADLINES ueSdav Edition Thursday @ 12:00 P.M. Friday Edition Monday 0 12:00 P.M. CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENT RATE $10.00 1 Words And For Each Additional Word Over 20 This Price Is Each Time You Publish Your Ad II Daycare Director Wanted Must Have Required Credentials Call (813) 507-6000 For Details Administrative Assistant Brand new off i ce Needs Help ASAP Posit ion Is No Experience Necessary Call Today Start Tomorrow (813) 374-8800 Licensed Barber Needed For Busy Growing Barbershop At Least 3 Years Exper i ence Work i ng In A Barbershop Clientele Not A Must (813) 919-4023 The Kenny Rushing School Of Real Estate Investing Is Hiring Real Estate Telemarketing Sales Must Have Great Salesmanship Skills In House Lead Base H i gh Pay-Outs Immediate Advancement Pai d Train i ng $24k$50k Start Immediate l y Call Basia McMurray At 813-675-7040 Extension 26 FOR RENT Must See Charming 2 Bedroom Condo Pool, Washer/Dryer Inc l uded Owner Pays W/S/G Section 8 Accepted Available Call (813) 960-8490 II Apartments 211 And 3/1 4 Bedroom/2 Bath Home CA/H WID Hook-up Plus Section 8 Accepted (813) 453..0123 North Tampa 2 Bedroorn/2 Bath Townhouse Large Fenced Yard Ceramic/Carpet No Pets, WDH, CHA Section 8 (813) 949-3482 Apartment/Studio 2927 North Ybor Street $550 00/Monthly Furnished Room $350.00/Monthly Includes Ut ili ties Must Show Proof Of Income Sect i on 8 OK Call (813) 765-2558 Temple Terrace (56th & Fowler) 2 Bedrooms/2 % Bath Town Home Recently Remodeled W i th Granite Counter Tops $995.00 Month l y Deposit Section 8 Welcome (813) 494-o375 II HOMES FOR RENT 3 Bedroorn/2 Bath WDH CHA Fenced Corner Lot Wood Floors Wood Deck $850 00/Monthly $800 00/Deposit (813) 532..0313 rlent Park 2307 North 54th Street Tampa, FL 33619 3 Bedroom/1 Bathroom $800 00/Monthly Section 8 Accepted 1708 East ldell Street Tampa, FL 33604 ., 4 Bedroorn/2 Bath Home r 0 Section 8 Welcome :0 Call Nagi en (813) 727-6782 m z ::! z mlnole Heights m r 1205 East Pallfox Street m Tampa, 33603 c: r r 3 Bedroom/2 Bathroom m ::! Concrete Block z $11 00 00/Monthly "a c: Sect i on 8 Accepted m r (813) 386-8045 c;; :::z:: m c Seminole Heights m < 4 Bedroom/2 Bath m Completely Remodeled -4 Great Ne i ghborhood c: m Close To The Taco Bus en $1,1 00 00/Month l y c Plus Depos i t ,.. z Call (813) 601-3101 c ., :0 Temple Terrace c 40th & Busch 4319 East Regnas 3/2 CHA WDH 1 500 SF Fenced $975.00/Monthly $975.00/Deposit II (813) 385-2298 Rents Just Reduced! Newer 3/2 Central Heat/ A i r Washer/Dryer hookup Security System Section 8 OK Call 81U1Q-7186 www.jimrents.com This Won t Last!

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