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Celebrating 68 Years In The Tampa Bay Area c:c Q a: Q ....1 LL. SEE PAGE 3 VOL. 68 NO.7 TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 11, 2012 24 PAGES 75c Girl Scout Needs Help To Win $20,000 ScholarshiP SEE PAGE 12 Church Deacons Will Speak After oavlnCoun SEE PAGE 3 etiH-local Delegates Of DNC Feel: Diversitv, Eneruv was Great SEE PAGE 2 APPRECIATION CELEBRATION HONORS PRESIDING ElDER JIMMY THOMPSON The Tampa District of the West Coast Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church hosted an Appreciation Celebration August 26, 2012 for Presiding Elder Jimmy J. and Evangelist Bessie Thompson. The event was held at Tampa's Mount Olive AME Church, Reverend Gregory Gay, host pastor. Reverend Beverly Lane, pastor of Bethel AME Church, was the Program Chairperson. Presi.ding Elder Jimmy and Evangelist Bessie Thompson, seated, are shown with little Chini Jones, Angie Jones, Chandra Hall, Kianna Lawrence, LaShara Lawrence and Sharunda Lawrence. by Lomax Mcintyre)


E Features Tampa Delegates Talk About DNC Convention m w 1-Q. w en BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer > As the battle of words and philosophies go on, Novem ffi ber isn't that far away when ::J we all will go to the polls to 1vote for the next President of the United States. Last week, the Democratic National Convention con vened in Charlotte, North Carolina, and delegates from Tampa were in attendance. One of those delegates, Mayor Bob Buckhorn said, "I thought it was great -a lot of enthusiasm and op timism. It represented the true diversity of this country and everyone left ready to vote." "Mrs. Obama, San Anto nio Mayor, Former Pres. Clinton and Pres. Obama all impressed me with their speeches." "Each, in their own way c made a case for the Presi-0: dent and were very effec u.. tive." State Senator Arthe c:( nia Joyner said the De mocrats are fired up, and C ready to go. f3 "The Democrats are or ganized and have their eyes >a: on the prize. It was a wonW derful and exhilarating expe Gj rience. You could see the 0 diversity of America in the w :r: en :::::i m ::J Q. z MAYOR BOB BUCKHORN arena." Senator Joyner said this was her seventh conven tion, and this one ranked right at the top. "Michelle Obama's message, along with the other speakers, really set the tone for the convention, and showed the nation we truly are a party of all the people; Blacks, whites, Latinos, Asians, gay, straight, men, women, old, young, rich, poor, middle-class, working people and professionals. We all left with a better feeling for November To my constituents, this is the most important election in the history of this country. It's important we register and vote by mail, early, or in perSTATE SENATOR ARTHENIA JOYNER son on Election Day. This is our country, and no one will take it away from us." State Representative Betty Reed said she thought the convention was wonderful. "All of the speakers were inspiring and at the same time, down to earth. This was the first convention I've physically attended. I came back pumped up and ready togo. "The room was full of en ergy, and this was a group of people who want what's best for the people. Everyone talked about the people and our duty to protect this country Even the represen tatives from the military spoke well. STATE REP. BETI'YREED "We can do better and with the right people in the White House, we will do bet ter. The First Lady's speech was so inspiring, and set the tone for the rest of her hus band's campaign. We all could feel and connect to what she was saying. We've all been there at some time in our lives." Dianne Hart, CEO of the East Tampa Business and Civic Association, said she thought the convention was phenomenal. "All of the speakers were excellent. We were all im pressed with First Lady Michelle Obama and how she talked about her hus band. She gave him a more DIANNE HART human presence and she was very instrumental in getting people to relate to them by sharing similar lifestyles to the average per son. "This was my first conven tion, and I was overwhelmed by the energy of all the peo ple in the room who felt the same as I do about the future of this country. This made us all want to go home and do whatever it takes to make sure President Obama serves another term. I'd also like to say that former presi dent, Bill Clinton's speech touched the spirit of all of us, especially when he told the truth about job creation and how the GOP has tried to distort the truth. i= w ..J ..J ::J m Future Miss Bethune-Cookman Universitv Coronation Set ..J The Hillsborough County Chapter of Bethune -Cook i= man University National Z Alumni Association will host w en its 30th annual fundraiser, C "F uture Miss B-CU" Corona a: tion on Sunday, September 0 30, 2012, 4 p. m. at the Col it l ege Hill Conference Center, 1002 E. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. The Hillsborough County Chapter presents young ladies in a wholesome, spiri tual and competitive event that provides goal setting and lasting friendships. Chapter members, par ents and friends generate funds by soliciting ads and donations for the University. The contestant whose team raises the highest amount of funds is crowned "Future Miss B-CU." The Coronation is held in honor of the Uni versity's founder, Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune. Jacqueline D. Grant N and Gina Petty Sanders are the Coronation Chair if persons. DESTINY GRAY The public is invited to this free event where 3 young ladies will be pre sented. The contestants are: Destiny Gray is a 14year-old 9th grader at Tampa Bay Technical High School, where she is a memRASHONDA HERDS ber of the Junior ROTC Pro gram. She is an honor roll student and has received awards in swimming and stepping. Destiny is an avid reader, writes poems, braids hair and loves to step The daughter of the late Carlos Gray and Satura AKIAMILLER Bingham, Destiny plans to enter the Nursing Pro gram at her school. Her ca reer goal is to become a doctor or hair stylist. She at tends Rivers of Life Church. Rashonda Herds at tends Tampa Bay Technical High School. The 14-yearold 9th grader has been rec ognized for Perfect Atten dance, Citizenship and Honor Roll. She enjoys help ing others talking on the phone, spending time with family and socializing with friends. The daughter of Ebony Herds and grand daughter of Maria Henley, Rashonda hopes to b e come a Registered Nurse. Akia Miller is a 12th grade student at Thomas Jefferson High School of In ternational Studies. Sh e is a member of several organiza tions: SWAT, Purpose Over Pride, Green Team and the National Honor Society. She has also participated in sev eral local and national cheerleading competitions. Akia is an avid reader and writes poetry. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Miller, she hopes to attend college and study Criminal Justice. Aida attends St. John Progr e ssive M. B. Church where she's ac tive in several ministries


-1 Police Charge Man In Hit-And-Run Accident That Killed Woman On Scooter Tampa Police charged a man with DUI manslaughter, leaving the scene of an acci dent involving death, vehicular homicide, and driving with a suspended license Fri day evening. James R. Brennan, 49, was charged after an accident that claimed the life of 36year-old Michelle Renee Wells. According to police, at S:so p. m., Ms. Wells was driving a scooter on Ne braska Avenue near 112th Avenue. Behind her was Brennan driving a van. Police said Brennan did not see Ms. Wells on the scooter in front of him and struck the rear of the scooter. Ms. Wells fell off the scooter and was struck by the van. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Brennan fled from the scene, but a witness said he parked the van at Nebraska Avenue and 109th Avenue. A deputy responded to the scene and saw Brennan get ting out of the van, and flee ing on foot. Brennan was captured by the deputy a short distance away. Brennan is being held without bond on the charges, JAMES BRENNAN .... hit woman on scooter, and ran her over with his van before fleeing the scene. and according to his arrest report, he refused to take a breathalyzer test when he was in custody. Tiara Clark, Ms. Wells' youngest sister, said she had been riding the scooter since February. "She had been riding the bus before that. We were al right with her riding the scooter, and she always wore all of the protective gear." Ms. Wells was a Tampa native and was a student at Hillsborough Community College, studying human re sources. Her sister said she also wanted to one day write a book. "She was looking forward MICHELLE WELlS ..... killed while.riding a scooter. to her nephew's first birthday in October," said Ms. Clark. "She was on her way home from our other sister's house when the accident happened." Ms. Clark said Ms. Wells was the oldest of three, and a great big sister. "She always tried to pro tect her family "She enjoyed being with her family, and loved seafood, especially crabs. We called her the crab queen. She spent every day at our sister, Latrice's house. No matter where she was, she al ways called to say she loved her mother every night." Aiken's Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements at this time. Man Killed After Running Into School Bus On Thursday evening, a man was killed after he rear ended a school bus. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office at 1:13 p. m., a crash occurred at Symmes Road and North Street. The crash occurred when a 1997Chrysler Sebring, driven by 64-year-old Elie Saintil, reportedly drove into the path of a school bus. The bus struck the driver's side of the vehicle. Mr. Saintil was pronounced dead at the scene and his passenger was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. There were no children on the bus, and the accident is still under investigation. Foster Elamantarv Gats New Plav Area Students at Foster Elementary School have a new covered play area at their school, and on Tuesday, September 11, they'll have a chance to thank the people who made it possible -and meet some of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Bucs cheer leaders. The Gl

fi Editorials/Columns .. .,... .,... a: w m =: w t: w 0 >-0 w t-FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN (USPS 202-140) 2207 21st Avenue, Tampa Florida 33605 (813) 248-1921 Published Every Tueeday and Friday By FLORIDA SEN'nNEL BULLETIN PUBLISHING Co., Member of National Newspapet-Publishers Association (NNPA) POSTMASnR: Send Address Change To: Flortda Sentinel Bulletin, P.O. Box 3383 Tempe. FL 33e01 Periodical Postage Paid At Tampa, FL c. Blythe And..-a 1801-1tr77 (1845) C. Blythe And...wa, .Jr. 1830-2010 (1877) S. KAY ANDRI!WS. PUBLISHER C BLYTliE ANDREWS PRESIDENT/CONTROLLER ALLISON WELL8-CLEBERT, CFO GWEN HAYES, EDfTOR IRIS HOLTON, CITY EDITOR BETTY DAWKINS, ADVERTISING DIRECTOR HAROLD ADAMS, CIRCULAnoN MANAGER TOYNETTA COBB, PRODUCTION MANAGER LAVORA EDWARDS, CLASSIFIED MANAGER SUbect"........,. u ----:M7. __.Y ___ The P1ol'tcM ......,_. 11u-..n or the Publlehef'. Pres. Obama Takes The Helm For the second time in the 211rt century, President Barack Obama has made history. To overwhelming applause that sounded like the pounding of ocean surf, America's 44lh president received once more the approval to become the standard bearer of the Democratic Party. At his side were his wife, Michelle, and his daughters, Malia and Sasha, later to be joined by his vice president, Joe Biden and Biden's wife, Jill, all on stage not only before America, but before a continuously fasci C nated world. If Only one other nation had done what America did in C the past century. Years earlier, the formerly apartheid z nation of South Africa resoundingly elected a Black c( man, Nelson Mandela, as president of its union. The world was speechless. Behind closed doors, bets went C down as to how long his administration would last be ffi fore South Africa came apart at the seams. Yet, in spite of the world's misgivings, South Africa survived. tIndeed, the same has been said about America whose history of racism is only eclipsed by the legacy of its cui tural and ethnic diversity. So, it was with that in mind, W that a stadium full of frenzied delegates and incredulous onlookers screamed, stamped, applauded, and wept for :z:: joy as a Black man agreed once more to make America 0 the home of the brave and land of the free. It was a sight ; to melt the hardest of hearts. Some say the Mayan calendar is correct, and that bu D. manity shall not live to see another tomorrow. But we Z say if indeed, humanity ends tomorrow, thank God for iii allowing us to witness America today, when once more ::::t the Biblical truth of history in the form of a man has as sumed leadership. Let the critics contend with destiny. m _. w z i= z w 0 C a: 0 _. u. llore Campaign Code Words, And oou-Whisdina: wenare' T he African (Ashanti) proverb, "One falsehood spoils a thousand truths," comes to mind when listening to some of the 2012 political campaign advertisements. Sadly enough, voters are being forced to visit websites such as Politifact.com simply to verify the truth of statements and accusations made by various politicians. For example, during the present presidential cam paign, one of the advertisements for Mitt Romney states President Ba.rack Obama has "removed the requirement for welfare recipients to work" from welfare legislation. In what some Obama supporters believe to be "race baiting," because too many Americans associate Blacks with welfare even though there are more whites receiv ing welfare, the accusation is for all practical purposes, false and grossly unfair. The truth is the requirement that welfare recipients seek employment and/or provide community service remains a part of the program. Indeed, President Obama approved removing the requirement only for those states where governors requested waivers to try other incentives. The states receiving waivers will be required to meet job creation goals in return for having the waiver approved. Thus, the Republican accusation misstates the truth of the matter. But like other examples of so-called "double-speak," if you, the reader, don't ask, you might never realize you've been lied to. l .... lndlha......,.IWIJ:I DNCindRNCI found myself wondering what planet, state, or political party did Florida's Lieutenant Governor Jennifer Carroll think she repre sented when she told news reporters, "I look f01ward to welcoming my fellow Repub licans from across the coun tJ:y to Tampa, where they will find the most inclusive con vention ever, one that will truly reflect the diversity of Florida and America." I don't know about you, but every time media cam eras showed the faces of del egates at the 2012 RNC, I could usually count the number of Black delegates on three fingers. Besides, out of so Florida delegates to the RNC, only two Blacks were chosen, Carroll and a Black male One to twenty-five is hardly a ratio that anyone would describe as being in clusive or being reflective of the diversity in Florida or in America. No wonder Blacks have a love affair with current De mocrats. Indeed, every time media cameras showed faces of the delegates attending the Democratic National Convention (DNC) many Black, Latino, Asian, and other ethnic groups were visible in the audience of dele gates. Previously, we learned the Franklin Roosevelt administration's non-discrimi nation policies; the inclusion of Blacks in photographs and White House events and meetings; the hiring of Blacks in federal government jobs; and the formation of a "Black Cabinet" served as catalysts for "a major shift in the allegiance and voting patterns of Blacks Moreover, because the New Deal programs provided thousands of jobs for Blacks, 71 percent of Black voters voted for Democrats in 1936. Indeed, the fact that the 1936 DNC held in Philadel phia was the first convention that made sure Blacks were visible at the convention by seating them among the press and delegates and by scheduling Blacks to deliver keynote speeches from the podium helped attract Black voters as well. Consequently, white Southern convention delegates walked out of the convention in protest of the Black speakers and dele gates. By 1948, President Harry Truman won the election with 77 percent of the Black vote. After TI'U man issued an order deseg regating the U S. military and an executive order pro hibiting discrimination in federal employment_in early 1948, a group of Southern Democrats left the party and formed the Dixiecrat Party." Their opposition to integra tion and desire to retain Jim Crow laws caused them to oppose every piece of civil rights legislation brought before Congress. In 1956, Dwight D. Eisenhower received 39 percent of the Black vote and, in 1960, Richard Nixon received 32 percent of the Black vote. After the election, President John F. Kennedy and later President Lyndon Johnson supported and implemented civil rights policies and embraced Blacks in their cam paign and federal workforce. When Johnson pushed the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964 through Con gress, he received 94 percent of the Black vote. After Johnson signed the 1965 voting Rights Act, no Repub lican presidential candidate has received more than 15 percent of the Black vote. Since the 1940s four Blacks have served in the U. S. Senate. Moreover, while the first 21 Black Congres sional representatives (1868 1901) were all Republicans only five of the 79 represen tatives elected between 1926 and 1997 were Republicans So, now you know. Haram bee Voter Registration-You Have Until Oct. 9th To Register To Vote Early Voting For General Election Oct. 28 Nov. 3 Only 1 Week In Florida General Election Nov. 6


-4 c: Readers Share Comments On INC BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor _Billy Wheeler said, "It was important to hear him say, 'The election in 2008 wasn't about me; it was about you. You are the change.' People expected the President to solve all of the nation's problems instantly by magic because we broke the mold in choosing him. He communi cated a great truth in remind ing us that we are all responsible for making our country work." Ms. Louise Vincent said, As always, President Barack Obama seemed cool under pressure. I like the fact that he acknowledged the short-comings of his adminis tration. And I like the direc tion that he is planning to take the country. Mrs. Chloe Coney said, What impressed me was the MRS. CHLOE CONEY way President Obama talked about his humble be ginnings and how he kept the promise to bring about healthcare. He has made sure that the military is taken care of and he talked about the PELL Grant to help students attend college. "We know here locally that he has brought about jobs. The high-speed rail would have created hundreds of jobs, but Governor Rick Scott rejected it. President Obama needs four more years. He needs four more years to finish. Attorney Clinton Paris said, "President Obama's National Democratic Com mittee Presidential Nomina tion acceptance speech championed themes of hope, patriotism service, and his faith in, not himself, but rather what the American President Obama Visits West Tampa Eaterv On Saturday President Barack Obama spoke to a crowd of n,ooo people in Seminole Florida, telling them the election is a choice "be tween two fundamentally different paths for America, two fundamentally different vision for our future. The President said his President Obama greets a patron at the West Tampa Sandwich_ Shop. opponent, Mitt Romney, offers the same prescriptions they've had for 30 years. Tax cuts, tax cuts, gut a few some tax cuts, and more tax cuts to help you lose a few extra pounds. President Obama later made a surprise stop at the West Tampa Sandwich Shop, a small Cuban eatery known as a gather ing place for political talk among its mostly Hispanic clientele and a favorite tour stop for politicians. The President entered the restaurant to cheers from the late lunch crowd and ordered Cuban sandwiches for his entourage, then went from table to table for about 45 minutes, getting varied and sometimes blunt responses from patrons. Speech Bv President Barack Obama m people are capable of doing. "During the speech, President Obama made a compelling case for his cur rent presidency and laid out a plan for the country's pros perity during his second term. He walked, talked, and acted presidential. This speech will be long remem bered as the moment that he sealed his re-election as pres ident. Tom Forward said, "President Obama's speech Thursday night re minded Americans to hold on to hope and to look forward. Nothing of value comes quick and easy in life. Change takes time, and we must have faith that we are on the right course. "He reminded America that we are not entitled to success; we have to earn it. : Although his plan was light on specifics, he made me feel that despite the doWnturn, the foundation for recovery is solid and in place for a new era of economic growth and prosperity." Attorney Roderick Ford said, "President Obama played the role of a confident and cool incum bent and delivered an effec tive speech. However, his energetic campaign-speaking style of 'o8 would have been more effective Ms. Tonya Lewis said, "President Barack Obama spoke to the world with assurance that he can get the job done I trust that he can get the job done. He has delivered many of his promises while in his first year term. The best promise to me was the threat to the United States and that was Bin Laden. I knew then, we had picked the right Presi dent who produces action. 'Four More Years,' I will be shouting at the polls." James Ransom said, I was entranced (spell bound) by President Obama's speech. Prior to his speech, Mrs. Obama (Michelle), Former President Clinton, Hon. John LeWis and others set the stage so well that I was primed for hearing Presi:S:::: dent Obama speak. He left nodoubt! :U His message was extern-= poraneous, astonishing and 1'1.) mesmerizing. He delivered an honest, straightforward, 1'1.) simple message explaining some of the complex chal lenges he has faced and con verted technocratic language into common terms that we all can better understand. "He shared his vision and asked for our continued sup port so he can lead us to a more fertile and prosperous future. He showed us a vivid contrast between what he was able to a ccomplish in spite of the daunting obsta cles. He gave us credit for achievements that he im plemented during his watch. He spoke of his goals, aspira tions based upon the needs those whom have the least things among others. He em6 braced all Americans regard:!! less of race, creed or color C and those in attendance at : the convention reflected the m full fabric of colors of a diverse America. z He shared his mission p! with the military to help m make America more safe and C: secure than when he took of rfice. He allowed us the opportunity to hear his passion Z about domestic and foreign "tJ affairs designed to better the quality of life for us and our C foreign partners. He gave us clear choice. m It s time to be motivated and encourage everyone eli-< gible, to go vote. For me, m ther e is no ambiguity. I choose Obama!" m en c )> z c :!! c Fundralser Dance Saturday, September 15, 2012 Centro Asturlano de Tampa 1913 Nebraska Avenu9 Tampa, FL 33602 8:00 P.M. -Midnight Cash Bar (must be 21 y8ars of age to attend) Entertainment .By: "Da Grand Entertainment" a .Fe-.t. urlng Jorge Laureano : and his Fiesta


Republican Puppets After watching President Barack Obama speak at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte last week, I was reminded of why he became so popular in the first place. The sincerity he exudes draws people to him. At the same time, his speech also made me even less understanding of the Blacks who are actively cam paigning for Mitt Romney in the presidential race. I keep finding myself wonder ing what they're thinking. Before 2007, even though I didn t agree with their posi tions, I could at least respect Black Republicans coming from. Most of were business owners upwards of six figC annually. So aligning with a political c that endorses tax Z for the wealthy and CC attracts a large number of successful entrepreneurs made perfect sense. W I understood their argu ment concerning the Demo cratic Party taking the Black w vote for granted. And the [ij idea of gaining politicallever C age by at least giving Repubw licans an opportunity to make concessions for our :J vote didn't sound like a bad proposition in theory. a. But that was before the Z Party did sometu thing that I'm hard pressed -' to believe the Republican _, ::: Party would even try. They m a Black man, who ... .. ., loves Black people, represent them in a race the highest office in the At that_ point politics should have been thrown out window. If for no other reason than a sense of shared struggle, any Black person with a drop of conscientious ness should have felt obli gated to support a brother who was given an unprecedented opportunity to affect real change in a country with a sordid history when it comes to race relations But of course that's the problem. Black Republicans who are unable to see the big picture are not only uncon scientiously, but they seem unconscious to the point of being almost comatose. I don t know how to ex plain any person of color who would knowingly continue to associate with an organiza tion that has shown such utter disregard and spect for them as individuals. There is no way they could have missed the comments made by some of their white Republican counterparts who compared President Obama to everything from a monkey and an African witch doctor, to a terrorist. And when their party was hi jacked by a blatantly bigoted group known as the "Tea Party," it's hard to imagine that a Black person could look past such hatred and be lieve that thinking isn't shared by the majority who embraced them. But not only did these in dividuals remain loyal to the Republican Party despite the racism bubbling beneath the surface, some of them even allowed themselves to be used as token attack dogs in VICious media assaults against President Obama. Their presence has been so strategically and obviously placed throughout national news broadcasts that you can't turn on a television without seeing one of these Uncle Toms or Aunt Thomasinas applying lipstick to Romney's backside. The saddest part being that they couldn't appear happier dur ing the entire process of being pimped. There is a reason why a recent poll showed that o% of PUBliC HEARING ON JOSEPH AND JENNIFER FERRANTE VARIANCE WAIVER REQUEST Thursday, September 10, 1012 !Mm Frederk:k B. Kart County Center, 2nd Floor 601 E. Kennedy BlVd Tampa. FL African-Americans support Mitt Romney. Besides the fact that he gives off the im pression that he could be the biggest jerk ever, a large ma jority of Blacks understand the gravity of the moment, know what's at stake and re alize that it may be a hundred generations before some thing like this happens again. Most of us just want to enjoy it for as long as possible. The wannabees" and "sell-outs who proudly claim their membership among the o% just don t get it and are in for a rude awakening. Win or lose, when this thing is over and they've been used for all they're worth, they'll find themselves discarded onto the same curb marked with the shame and embarrass ment of all those who fell for the same tricks. When it happens, they shouldn't worry about being alone in the wilderness of the unwanted for long. P. T. Barnum once famously said that "there's a sucker born every minute. So, in a world where people often forget who they are and where they come from, sooner or later someone just as naive and gullible will come along to keep them company. Anyone wanting to contact Clarence Barr can reach him at: Clarence Barr, II, 43110-018; P. 0. Box 7007; Marianna, FL 32447-7007. Reality On Ice is by the Florida Sentinel Bulletin Publishing Company. School Superintendent Not IPPIVIng For State Job Hillsborough County School Superintendent, MaryEllen Elia, has been approached by several mem bers of the state Board of Edu cation about applying for the state Education Commis sioner's job. According to Elia, she has no plans to apply for the job right now. Elia verified that she had been approached about the post, but she hasn't applied for it. The Board of Education hopes to have a new commis sioner in place within a month. Former Commissioner Gerald Robinson an nounced his resignation in July after a series of events re lated to standardized testing and school grades. The application deadline for the position, which could pay up to $283,000 annually, is September 27th. Elia currently makes $263,000 and said several board members contacted her about the job, but she has not discussed it with Governor Rick Scott. Tampa Native Closes 34 Year Government Career LEONARD PRESSLEY, JR. On Thursday, August 30, 2012, Tampa native Leonard Pressley, Jr. was honored at a Retirement Ceremony at An drewT. McNamara Complex Auditorium, Ft. Belvoir, Virginia. The 1961 graduate of Howard W. Blake High School is retir ing after more than 34 years of national security contributions during the Cold War and the War on Terrorism. His current po sition of federal service is Chief, Nuclear Integration Division (NTI), Nuclear Technologies (NT) Directorate, Research and De velopment (RD) Enterprise. Pressley, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Leonard (Julia) Pressley, earned a BS degree in Electronics Engineer ing from Tuskegee University and studied for his MBA at Uni versity of New Haven. Pressley also completed Combat Systems Engineering sum mer studies courses at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Nuclear Weapons Effects course in the Air Force Insti tute of Technology. Additionally, he is certified for Level II Test and Evaluation and Level III System Planning RD&E Science and Technology by the Defense Acquisition University. During his 34 years of service to the United States govern ment, Pressley has also been recognized with various awards to include special act awards, superior performance awards and service bonus awards. He is the author and co-author of more than 20 publications. Pressley and his wife of 27 years, Cynthia (Cindy) have a daughter, Julia and they reside in Ft. Washington, MD. The Pressleys are planning to return to Tampa to live. Locally, Pressley is the brother of Ronald, the late Donald, Joyce and Veronica Pressley. Our Milita!] Men & Women Two Militarv Enlistees Complete Basic Training Two members of the U. S. Air Force recently completed basic training. Both graduated at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Reserve Airman Shane N. Colston completed training as a Reservist. He is the son of Sharon Colston and Shane Colston. Airman Carlos J. Martinez is the son of Carlos Martinez and Johanna Martinez, both of Tampa. He gradu ated from James Campbell High School, in Ewa Beach, Hawaii, in 2009. Both airmen completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare p rinci ples and skills. They also earned four credits toward an Assbeiate in Ap plied Science Degree through the Community College of the Air Force.


Fla. onicer In Pres. Obama Motorcade Struck, Killed WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. A motorcycle police officer who was part of President Barack Obama's motor cade to a campaign event in Florida died Sunday after being struck by a pickup truck. Officer Bruce St. Lau rent, 55, was a 20-year vet eran of the Jupiter Police Department and one of sev eral officers from agencies across Palm Beach County helping with security for the president's visit. He was ahead of the mo torcade on Interstate 95 preparing to shut down the highway when he was hit by the Ford F-150, Palm Beach County Sheriffs spokes woman Teri Barbera said. He was taken to nearby St. Mary's Medical Center and was pronounced dead. President Obama Set To Commemorate 9/11 Anniversarv WASHINGTON Presi dent Barack Obama is asking Americans to mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks by remembering how far the nation has come since terrorists struck 11 years ago. In his weekly radio and In ternet address, Pres. Obama asks Americans to remember those who lost their lives as well as the loved ones they left behind -and honor the first-responders who risked their lives to help. Pres. Obama says Amer ica has come back stronger and al-Qaida is on the path to defeat. The president also notes that the 9/11 anniversary is being commemorated Tues day by public service activi ties in communities around the country President Obama Humblv Makes Convincing Case For Re-election Seconds before beginning what factions of the conserva tive pundit community billed as the most important speech of his life, President Obama hugged First Lady Michelle Obama, and you if paid close enough atten tion, you could see her tell him, ''You got it, babe. With an economy that has shown nominal signs of im provement, yet remains marred with high levels of joblessness, the president needed to nail his two-term pitch to voters. In his quest to do so, he meshed the themes of "hope" and "change" from the previous campaign with the political realities of today. It began with a critique of the tone of his competitor s convention: Now, our friends at the Republican convention were more than happy to talk about everything they think is wrong with America but the y didn't have much to say about how they'd make it right. They want your vote, but they don't want you to know their plan. He then mocked the GOP' s way of governing: "Have a surplus? Try a tax cut." "Deficit too high? Try an other." "Feel a cold coming on? Take two tax cuts, roll back some regulations, and call us in the morning!" Voter Registration-You Hove Until Oct. 9th To Register To Vote Early Voting For General Election Oct. 28 Nov. 3 Only 1 Week In florida "o"'<. General Election -Nov. 6 Pres. Obama's DNC Speech Gets 35.1 Million Viewers Democratic presidential candidate, U.S. President Barack Obama claps on stage after accepting the nomination for president during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 6, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. NEW YORK -President Barack Obama can beat rival Mitt Romney as a tele vision draw, but can't eclipse his old self. The Nielsen company said 35 7 million people watched the final night of the Demo cratic convention on Thurs day between 10 and 11 p.m. Eastern time. That's when the president delivered his nomi nation acceptance speech. Last week, Mitt Romney had 30.3 million viewers for his speech at the GOP conven tion, with an assist from Clint Eastwood. Four years ago, Nielsen said candidate Barack Pres. Obama's speech was seen by 38.3 million. But that esti mate did not include PBS' au dience, which no doubt pushed the audience over 40 million Gallup Poll Shows Bump In APProval For Pres. Obama AfterConvendon Those looking for a conven tion bump may find what they are looking for in the Gallup daily tracking poll, which pro duced good news on Friday for President Barack Obama. Gallup's last three nights of interviewing of adults, con ducted Sept. 4 to 6, shows Pres. Obama with a 52 per cent approval rating, the high est approval percentage reported for Pres. Obama on the Gallup tracking poll since May 2011, just after the killing of Osama bin Laden. The latest results represent a seven percentage point in crease in Pres. ap proval rating from 45 percent, from Gallup's previ ous three-day sample, con ducted Sept. 1 to 3. Each sample is based on interviews with roughl y 1,500 adults and has a margin of sampling error of +I-3 percent. President Obama Vies For Health Care Edge In Florida BOSTON -Mitt Rom ney said he would retain some popular parts of the new health care law he has pledged to repeal, while President Barack Obama focused attention in all-important Florida on the Republican ticket's stand on Medicare, an issue that' s been more favorable to De mocrats. Voter Registrauon Drives Adopting New Methods TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Some organizations are turn ing to sophisticated data mining, direct mail, the In ternet and other strategies to register voters typically un derrepresented on the rolls, including young people -and ethnic minorities. Others are simply targeting those who favor their political goals, such as conservative Chris tians. The shift away from more traditional voter registration drives -like volunteers with clipboards in front of a su permarket is driven as much by restrictive state laws as it is better technol ogy. Several states including Florida have recently passed legislation setting tight dead lines for groups to turn in voter applications, so groups like the NAACP were looking for ways to get the applica tions directly into the hands of voters. And they also have to rely on voters to tum in the applications themselves. "This is a new effort since the 2000 election," said Uni versity of Florida political ;!! scientist Daniel Smith. 0 "Technology has made it more cost -effective .... When )> you have upwards of 40 peren cent of eligible populations not registered, there is a :::::! market for this kind of work." rFlorida is a particularly important area for the r groups, as it is the largest J;; swing state in the presiden:::::! tial election. Other battle-Z ., ground states on the center s c: list include Colorado, North Carolina, Ohio and Virginia. c;; :X: m c m < m :::D -< -t c: m C/) c )> z c ., :::D 6


First Annual Evening In Red On-Que! Magazine creator Marie Tarver White, and members of the magazine's board hosted the First Annual Evening in Red at St. John Cathedral, Elder Eddie Newkirk, pastor. The event featured the First Ladies of various denom J nations as speakers for the e v ening. > (Photos by Julia Jackson)

N c; Loca N a: w a::a :::E w Ill. w Seminar On 'How lite Works' Held At Tampa Church en On September 1st James Evans, founder and CEO of Eagle Quest Group, Inc., held the "Discovering How Life Works" Seminar. The event took place at All Nations Church of God c byFaith. ffi A Tampa author who focuses on empowerment, Evans discussed ways to improve profession : al and personal lives. 1He also signed copies of his latest book entitled "The Power of Human Worth." 0 w Cl (Photographs by Toby Scott, of Chow and Scott Keepsakes). James Evans demonstrated what happens when you add the real thing in your lie. Rashida Strober, of the playwright and author of, "A Dark Skinned Woman's Revenge," and Swiyyah Muhammad, author of "Don't Call Me Crazy! I'm Just In Love," made sure everyone felt welcome. Orlando Rivera, 5-time World Champion Kick boxer, talked about how he was beaten and abuse growing up. "Fighting was beaten into me!" Mary Patton, of Coffee B4, had coffee products-on dis" play. HOPE Learning Center Hosts senior Citizen oav' BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer Every month, Herberthia Williams joins Program Coordinator, Jacqueline Clemons, and other volun teers at the HOPE Learning Center for "Senior Citizen Day. On the second Friday of every month, seniors from all over the area come to the center, 2902 East Lake Avenue, where the y are s e rv e d brunch and take part in othe r activiti e s such a s Bingo, Spades, and Dominoe s Ms. Clemons said health care providers will be com ing in to speak to the seniors, as well as a doctor to answer any of their health questions Ms. Clemons said they are trying to assist some seniors with transportation by getting a wheelchair accessible vehicle. We're still reaching out to anyone who wants to volunteer their time or products for this event," said Ms. Clemons. It's the least we can do for our seniors. A lot of them live alone, and this monthl y activity is alrthey hav e The e vent will be from 10 a. m. until 2 p. m. For mor e in f ormation call (813) 231-9177-Special g uests at t his month's event will b e Childre n With A Vision found e r Tonya Lewis, and Motivational Ghuru, Donald L. Dowridge. Other speakers are slated to appear as well to talk to the seniors on an array of issues, such as health and their living conditions Christmas Cheer Shoes Tree Faith Church of God in Christ, Pastors Marion and Roosevelt Crawford, are looking to collect at least 500 pairs of shoes between now and December 1, 2012. Pastor Marion Crawford said the church will be collecting shoes for men, women, children and babies in all sizes to donate to needy families during the Christmas holidays. "We're asking that those who are able donate at least one pair of shoes. The shoes will be d istributed on December 15 2012 at 12 noon. Donated items may be dropped off at the church, 5610 E Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. (rear of Redeemed Church), 33619. Or donations may be sent to P. 0. Box 77366i, Tampa, FL 33675, marked 'A Sole 4 A Soul.' For more information, call (813) 830-2398 or (813) 740-8241. The 6th Annual "Day of Pampering" s.turday, October 20, 2012 8:00 a.m.-2:00p.m. U.lvel'lfty Ana eo..unlty Cent. (UACC) 14013 N. 22nd StrMt. r..,., FL33812 FREE ADMISSION ReglabaUun Required F'tll Gllcole, Blood ........... and Respindory Rlflrnll r. .,., Tills and *Ill ...... (Frw ....... we.qllllllWI SpGe Ia Limited. ttot.ted By: =A_ t= $()Qf\"t'


HOROSCOPES Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)You're very attractive now, and your status is rising. There's no time to waste. Put your wonderful ideas into action, but do stop for directions. Keep asking questions. Libra (Sept. 23-0ct. 22) Growth possibilities have you ex cited. Continue improving in the area of career, but don't get over loaded with gimmicks. Keep receiving instruction. Then the trick's to practice, practice, practice. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) The key is in the listening. Ask for sugge s tions from an intuitive person, and/or your own subcon scious mind. Get what you need to make your home secure. Take care. Sagittarius (Nov. 21)-An unexpected development may force you to revisit your plans. Seize the opportunity. Your friends help you make the most of it. Talk it over, and make the con nection. Stay practical Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) You can get whatever you need, if you set your mind to it and take the necessary steps. It will take persistence, and putting up with others rattling your cage. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb.18)-Focus onyourworkand be ex tremely productive all day, and tomorrow. You're the brains, and the heart, behind the operation. Handle the problems that arise. It's not a good time to gamble. Pisces (Feb.19-March 20)Imagination is required to clear the confusion. No problem; it's one of your strengths now. A change at the top reminds you to make the most of each moment. Aries (March 21-April19)Don't believe everything you hear, and try not to take yourself too seriously. Talk it over with fam ily, and then choose. Increase compassion. You're a dynamic teacher. Taurus (April 20-May 20) -You're especially persuasive now. Good time to update your resume, or create a new marketing plan. You're getting even more interested in stability. Rest and cool down. Gemini (May 21-June 20)There's a change at the top. Work becomes fascinating, and surprising. Accept a new assignment. Don't get into an argument with the one who signs your paychecks. Cancer (June 21-July 22) Make the decision and act, quickly. Stay put and keep the pressure on. The rewards are there, even if you can't see them just yet. Postpone travel. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) No need to hurry. Dreams of travel and adventure inspire, but stay put for a few days. Don t go shopping either. File papers, and increase financial security. Make plans. BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL Bill has an ulterior motive when he includes Steffy in his plans for a family dinner; Hope makes a starling declaration to Liam as he declares that he was not unfaith ful to her; Thomas brushes off Steffy's suggestion that he has feel ings for Hope again. Bill goes to great lengths to make Liam more like a true Spencer; Rick informs Hope that Thomas has lingering feelings for her; Rick is caught off guard when Ridge asks him to be his best man. Hope has a difficult time maintaining a happy de meanor at Brooke and Ridge's wedding; Rick gives Thomas permis sion to pursue Hope again; Caroline keeps a close eye on Thomas to ensure that his eye isn't roaming elsewhere DAYS OF OUR LIVESRafe realizes what EJ's plan is; Nicole reveals big news to Daniel; Maggie agrees to take Nick in; Jennifer and Abigail get into an argument, which leads Abigail to blurt some thing out accidentally. Melanie gets a surprise when she goes to Maggie's house; EJ and Sami decide to rekindle their love; Melanie makes a decision about Chad s proposal; Caroline surprises Nick; Nicole advises Jennifer to let Daniel heal. Nicole confides in Rafe about her feelings for Daniel ; Adrienne is dismayed by what Sonny reveals to her; Melanie feels that the men in her life are being over protective; Jennifer and Brady ditch their group grief-counseling session. GENERAL HOSPITAL-Jason is determined to get to the truth about the baby before it's too late; while everyone is hopeful that they will be saved, Jerry has another trick up his sleeve; Sonny and Jax are livid with Todd, whose actions may have put everyone in more danger John McBain must make a life-or-death choice, and the fate of Port Charles is in his hands; Johnny's pending death may prompt him to reveal all of his secrets to Carly; shots are fired. Molly presses her sis ter to tell her which man she'd choose if they live, Jason or John; on an explosive day in Port Charles, lives may be lost; Olivia has another strange hallucination that proves to be an accu rate premonition. YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS Ricky 's video shocks Paul while nightmares plague Sharon's first night at Fairview. The Ab botts celebrate Jack's progress while Sarge quizzes Harmony about her past. Nick and Ronan face off over Phyllis, while Kevin's confes sion rattles Chloe. ..... ..... 1\) 0 ..... N ., r 0 :!! g C/) m z :::! z m r Q1 c r r m :::! z ., c Q1 r (i) % m c m < m -t c m C/) c )> z c ., :D 6 C) Rev. and Mrs. Rubard Grice and Rev. and Mrs. M. V. Johnson were in attendance m at the Tampa Minister Wives Alliance Dinner. ::::


Local ,.... ,.... a: w ID Girl Scout Needs Help To Win $20,000 ScholarshiP BY IRIS B. HOLTON li: Sentinel City Editor w Last month, Gerber Life C( launched a contest that would provide a $20,000 to its winner. A student in Tampa is competing for the scholarship However, the winner will be determined by votes. Neela Rogers is the stu dent and needs the help of the community to win. The contest began on August 18 1 and the voting will end on September 15th. Members of the commu nity can vote every day until the contest ends. Neela hopes people will go on line and cast a vote for her and her Girl Scouts Brownie Troop. A second grade student at Temple Terrace Elementary School, Neela is the only > child of Mr. and Mrs. David (Niccole) Rogers. a: She is the granddaughter of u. Ms. Irene Matthews, Ms. Evelyne Dawson, and c:c Ernest Tarpley. N eela is an advanced c reader who enjoys reading to ffi other students. ::J The competition is of fered to students between the ages of 3 and 8 years old. The students compete by W drawing an illustration of c w :::c en ::i ID ::J ll. z Neela Rogers is the only student in Hillsborough Cotinty vying for a $20,000 scholarship from Gerber Life. She needs your vote to help her win. what they want to be when they become adults. Then they encourage their respec tive communities to vote for them. She likes to draw and talk about the future and that is what this contest is about. Neela has always talked about being a teacher and archeologist when she grows up. I asked her if she wanted to enter the contest. She bounced the idea around for a week and she finally came back excited and w R i11-' i This is the artwork submitted by Neela Rogers for the contest. ready to enter," her mother said. Mrs. Rogers is spread ing the word about her ? year-old daughter and asking family friends, co workers, and others to vote for her daughter Once Neela saw her art work on facebook and that people were voting for her she became really excited. She can hardly contain her excitement because she feels that she is going to win the contest, her mother said. "Neela is the only Tampa Bay student in this race and there is no reason she should not win with such a large community voting for her," Mrs. Rogers said. In addition to winning the contest, Neela wants her 10 other troop members to have a chance to attend college. She plans to establish a college fund for them using some of the cash reward she will receive if she wins. Anyone interested in helping Neela win can go to: facebook.com/ -gerber life and click on college scholarship, then select the name of the contestant, review the art work, and cast your vote. w ...I ...I ::J ID ...I w z i= z w en Appreciation Celebration C a: 0 ...I LL An Appreciation Celebration was held for Presiding Elder Jimmy J. and Evangelist Bessie Thompson on Sunday August 26, 2012. The Tampa District of the West Coast Con ference of the Mrican Methodist Episcopal Church hosted the event at Mt. Olive AME Church, Rev. Gregory Gay, host pastor. Rev. Beverly Lane, pastor of Bethel AME Church, was the program chairperson. (Photos by Lomax Mcintyre) "' Presiding Elder Jimmy Thompson is escorted by Mrs. LaShunda Gay, First Lady of Mt. Olive AME CJ Church, and Evangelist Bessie Thompson is escorted by the Mt. Olive pastor, Rev. Gregory Gay. Rev. Gregory Gay was the host pastor. Ministers who participated in the service included: Rev. Dr. David Green, Sr., Master of Ceremony; Rev. Esther Eva, Rev. Curtis Lane, II, Rev. Ronnie Williams, Rev. Jean Davis and Rev. Walter Lassiter. The welcome address was delivered by Trinity Walker, Patricia Latson and Curtis Lane, IV. Other ministers included: Rev. James Crews, Rev, Patricia Mosley and Rev. Ronald Williams.


5lack College Football ME:AC/SWAC m Ghost 01 John Marrin MEAC/SWAC Challenge German to In Orlando I In the era of Black College football coaching legends, the belief was that in a close game, the officials would take charge to make sure the hometown won, no matter what it would take. The prevailing view Saturday night was that held true. The ghost of Big John Merritt haunted the Florida A & M University Rattlers in LP Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee. Before a crowd of 15,652, the Tennessee State Tigers defeated the Rattlers 17-14, in the John A. Merritt Classic, on a goalline stand in which all photos show FAMU's quarterback Damien Fleming sneaked in on third and fourth downs. The Tigers took the open ing kickoff 58 yards in seven plays, for a lead of 7-0, on a 22-yard pass from quarterreceiver Devin Wilson. m As FAMU could.muster The Annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge was in Orlando over the Labor Day weekend. An esti:lJ ..... no offense and the defense mated 30,000 folks braved the heat to watch Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) take on ..... would bend but not break, Alabama State University at the Florida Citrus Bowl. The game was sponsored by Walt Disney N there was no more scoring World and was televised live. until early in the third quarThe Wildcats of Bethune came out in new uniforms. They defeated the Hornets of Alabama ter when TSU's Jam in State University (ASU) 38-21. (Photos by Julia Jackson) Godfrey booted a 38-yard field goal. The 10-0 lead was increased to 17-0, on a 6-yard run by runningback Travis Ward. At that time, the FAMU offense came to life. At the 2:51 mark of the period, F AMU backup quar terback Tyler Bass found receiver Travis Henry in the corner of the end zone on a 13-yard pass. Bass was in for the play because of cramps by. Fleming. The next drive of 59 yards culminated on the eighth play with an 8-yard toss to tight end Michael Etheridge by Fleming. Wildcats Answer lnBiuWav BY TED TAYLOR The Bethune-Cookman Wildcats ran off 38 unanswered points to defeat the Alabama State Hornets 38-21, before 17,410, in the annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge, in the Orlando Citrus Bowl on Sunday after noon. The Hornets had jumped out to a 21-0 lead, when Coach Brian Jenkins called on backup quarterback Broderick Waters. Alabama State took the opening kickoff 75 yards in 12 plays for a 7-0 lead on a 5yard run by Greg Jenkins. Minutes later, the Hornets capitalized on a muffed punt by Patrick Cleckley for a 14-0 advantage, when Georgia transfer runningback Isaiah Crowell scored on a 2-yard run. Early in the sec ond quarter, Jenkins scored again on a 3-yard run. Even though starting quar terback Jackie Wilson engi neered his own 12-play, 75yard drive to cut the lead to 21-7, on a 2-yard run by tail back Andronicus Lovette, Waters would provide the magic. The Louisiana Tech transfer entered the game with a little over three min utes remaining in the second quarter. He led the 'Cats on a drive capped by a 20-yard Sven Hurd field goal, for a 21-10 halftime score. In the third quarter, Waters connected with Jhomo Gordon on a 24-yard touchdown pass and took it upon himself for a 6yard touchdown. Finally taking the lead at 24-21, the Cats never looked back. Waters went to the air again for a 47-yard scoring pass to wide receiver Eddie Poole at the 10:39 mark of the fourth quarter. The 'Cats closed the scoring onslaught on a 38-yard run by Rodney Scott. The Hornets added an insignificant touchdown on a 39-yard pass from back. up quarterback Daniel Duhart to T. C. McWilliams. Waters compieted 6-of-9 passes for 110 yards and rushed for 100 yards on n carries. B-CU had two other 100-yard backs with Scott netting 103 yards on 13 car ries and Isidore Jackson 123 yards on 23 carries. STRY VISIT US ONLINE FLSENTINEL.COM FLSENTINELNOW.COM Hometown player, Quentin Williams, a former Jefferson High School quarterback. This South Carolina football fan, Ray Campbell, enjoyed the victory for the Wildcats. B-CU Alumni from Tampa at the game -Julia E. Jackson, Birdie Underwood and Betoria Watson. The drum nuVOrs of B-CU lead the band out to prepare for the Battle of the Bands. C) m ..... w


..... ..... a: w m :E w Ill. Buccaneers Win Season Opener RONDE BARBER The Greg Schiano era has began with a victory as the new Tampa Bay Buccaneer head coach celebrated opening the regular season with a 16-10 win over division rival, the Carolina Panthers. > Earlier, it seemed the weather would decide the ii: game as there was a delay due to lightning. However, z the weather cleared enough < for the game to continue. The Buccaneer defense took control of the game w with Ronde Barber celebrating his 2ooth consecu tive start with an interception, sack and key stop near the goal line on Carolina quarterback, Cam Newton. Buccaneer quarterback Josh Freeman hit Mike Williams with a 6-yard scoring strike and Connor Barth kicked three field goals. Newton finished his evening with 303 yards passing and a touchdown. The Panther running game was not its usual dominating self as Newton only gained 4 yards on five carries, and DeAngelo Williams gained minus 1 on six carries. The Panthers finished the game with 10 yards rushing as a team. After hitting his first eight passes, Freeman went 8 for 16 to finish with 138 passing yards. He was also sacked twice. The Bucs will hit the road Sunday to face the defend ing Super Bowl champion New York Giants at Metlife Stadium. Kickoff will be 1 p. m., with the Giants coming off an opening season loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Andre Ward: The NewHitlinu Andre Ward punches at Chad Dawson in the seventh round of their super middleweight title fight. OAKLAND, Calif. Andre Ward is 28 and hasn't lost a fight since he was 12 years old. The way things are going, he may not lose another one for another 16 years. At least. Ward took on the biggest challenge of his career Saturday when he met light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson for the WBA and WBC super middleweight belts at Oracle Arena. He made it look easy, much the way Floyd Mayweather Jr. did in CJ 2001 when he knocked the f late Diego Corrales out in 10 one-sided rounds. The similarities between that fight and Saturday's bout are eerie. Both matched the two best fight ers in their class and two of the finest in the entire sport. And both were one-sided beatdowns that ended with 10th-round finishes. Ward knocked Dawson down in the third, fourth and 10th rounds and thoroughly dominated one of the best fighters in the world. Dawson surrendered in referee Steve Smoger's arms at 2:45 of the 10th, giving up after absorbing a brutal beating from boxing's next great star. Serena las Stunning u.s. Open Win SERENA WILLIAMS NEW YORK -Finally tested, even trailing, at the U.S. Open Serena Williams turned things around just in time. Two points from defeat, Williams suddenly regained her composure and her strokes, coming back to win the last four games and beat No. 1-ranked Victoria Azarenka 6-2, 2-6, 7-5 on Sunday night for her fourth championship at Flushing Meadows and 15th Grand Slam title overall. Williams took home $1.6M for the victory. Chad Johnson: IRetuseTo Sian The Divorce Papers CHAD JOHNSON MIAMI -Chad Johnson says he refuses to sign divorce papers that will end his brief marriage with Evelyn Lozada. Johnson, via Twitter and his recent tattoo of Lozada's face on his leg, has been ani mate in his fight to save his marriage. Lozada reportedly filed for divorce three days after Johnson allegedly headbutted her during a domestic dispute that led to his arrest; he was cut from the Miami Dolphins and lost an endorsement deal soon after. Johnson has refused to participate in any divorce proceedings and will not sign any paperwork leading to the dissolution of his marriage with Lozada because, according to sources, he feels he can win her back. However, Lozada may not need the former NFL star's John Handcock to finalize her divorce because, under Florida law, she only needs to get a judge's approval. Hoben Grmin Ill, Redskins Stun New Orleans Saints 40-32 NEW ORLEANS Robert Griffin III brought his Reisman Trophy swagger to New Orleans and made his NFL debut look like a Big Easy. Showing a veteran's com posure by scrambling only when necessary, the dynamic Redskins rookie quarterback tormented New Orleans defense with 320 yards passing and two touchdowns in his debut, and Washington held on for 40-32 victory over the Saints on Sunday. The Saints spent nearly the entire game trying to keep up with a Redskins offense powered by youth. Griffin completed his first eight passes, including an ROBERT GRIFFIN III 88-yard touchdown to Pierre Garcon, and fin ished 19 of 26 with no inter ceptions and a passer rating of 139 He also scrambled for 42 yards. Panel vacates Saints NFL Bountv Suspensions JONATHAN VILMA, ANTHONY HARGROVE, AND WILL SMITH NEW ORLEANS-The suspensions of Jonathan Vilma and three other players in the NFL's bounty investigation were lifted Friday by a three-member appeals panel and the league reinstated those players a few minutes later. The pan.el said Commissioner Roger Goodell did not have juris diction to hear the players' appeals of their punishment for their roles in the New Orleans Saints bounty pro gram that paid cash bonuses for hits that injured opponents. While the ruling allows Saints linebacker Vilma, banned for the 2012 season, Saints defensive end Will Smith, Cleveland linebacker Scott Fujita and free agent defensive lineman Anthony Hargrove to play immediately, it does not permanently void their suspensions. Check Out Our Newly Enhanced Website: www.flsentinel.com Now With On-line And More!


Sports lick Rallies Eagles Past Browns 11-16 MICHAEL VICK CLEVELAND --Even after his heroics saved Philadelphia from embarrassment, Michael Vick still had escape on his mind. "Oh man," the quarterback said. "I gotta get out of Cleveland." The Eagles hardly soared but flew away with a win anyway. Overcoming four interceptions and nearly a fifth -by throwing a 4-yard touchdown pass to tight end Clay Harbor with t:t8left, Vick rallied the penaltyprone Eagles to a nerve racking, 17-16 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. With his team trailing 1610, Vick marched them 91 yards for the go-ahead score on his career-high 56th pass. Before that, the superstar played poorly and showed major rustiness after getting just 12 snaps during the preseason because of in juries. But when it mattered most, Vick came through, and the Eagles, who hurt themselves with five turnovers and 12 penalties, prevailed. Tiger Makes A Run, But Comes Up Shon TIGER WOODS Tiger Woods didn't get the win, but finished strong to tie for fourth in the BMW Championship at Crooked St ic k Golf Club in Carmel, Ind. He fired a 4-under-par 68 on Sunday and wound up at 17-under 271, three strokes behind winner Rory Mcllroy in the third event of the PGA Tour's FedExCup playoffs. The final event is the TOUR Championship, Sept. 20-23 at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta Ga. The 30-player field was determined through overall points accumulated. Mcilroy ranks first, followed by Woods, Nick Watney, Phil Mickelson and Brant Snedeker. If any of the top five win, they will earn the $10 million prize. Tiger previously claimed FedExCup titles in 2007 and 2009 He will be paired with Mcllory in the first round llnicks' Dolan Trving To Rehire Thomas ISIAH THOMAS Former New York Knicks coach and president lsiah Thomas has been offered a position with the team, but is reluctant to return. A report cited -sources close to Thomas that he has had discussions with Knicks owner James Dolan to return to the team in a management capacity. Thomas was fired as the Knicks' coach following the 2007-08 season. He also served as the franchise's president from December 2003 to April 2008. Until last spring, he served as head coach of Florida International University's men's basketball team for three seasons. Michael Jordan Picked As Rvder Cup Advisor MICHAEL JORDAN CHICAGO -Michael Jordan returns to the Chicago area for this year's R yder Cup at Medina Country Club but this time he ll be more than a specta tor. The former Bulls great will serve as an "official advisor and motivator" of the U.S. team. Davis Love III, captain of the U.S. team, said he personally selected Jordan for this position after spending time with him. Love told Ryder Cup offi cials he's looking forward to Jordan, who's no stranger to golf, playing a more interactive role at this year's competition Reggie Miller Inducted Into NBA Hall Of Fame REGGIE MILLER SPRINGFIELD, Mass -Reggie Miller wasn't always the biggest name in his own family On Friday night, he was the top star in the biggest basketball Hall of Fame class in half a century. The former UCLA and Indiana Pacers star was inducted in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, joining sister Cheryl as the first brother-sister pair in the Springfield shrine. Cheryl Miller, a twotime NCAA tournament MVP at Southern Californi a and 1995 Hall inductee, was on stage to welcome him. BEAinY UNUMI1ED GABRIELLE Congratulations to this week's Beauty Unlimited feature, the lovely Gabrielle. This young lady says her favorite stars are Jessica Alba and Meagan Fox, and her hob bies are playing volleyball and just being a coliege athlete. In the future, Gabrielle wants to attend cosmetology school and major in art and advertising. She also plans to play professional volleyball oversees for a couple of years. Gabrielle's philosophy of life is: "Do what makes you happy," and the man in her life must be ambitious, have long term goals, be driven, determined and have a great sense of humor. Congratulations once again to Gabrielle as this week's Beauty Unlimited feature. If you are interested in appearing as either a Beauty Unlimited or Spotlight feature, please send your photos and information to tclark@flsentinel.com. Prevention & Education Extractions Crowns & Bridges Dentures Partials Root Canal Therapy Repair & Relines *Gold Crown (Real) Available *Patient Relaxation m tn c ?< tn m "'0 m 3: m m :::D "" r 0 :!! c )It tn m z :j z m r m c: r r m ::::! z "'0 c: m c en :I: m c m < m c: m en c )It z c "" :!! c


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lil wavne launches Beats Tvaa Prepplnu Justin Timberlake Joins Bv Dr. Custom Headphones Adult Film Bid To Buv Grizzlies f-t., And Webshe m UIWayne and Beats by Dr. Dre cele brated the of ficial launch of the New Orleans rapper's line of LIL custom head-W.AYNE phones with a party at Playhouse Nightclub in Hollywood Calif. Friday. r Weezy, rocked h1s Red Beats b y Dr. Dre headphones during the MTV Video Music Awards, and was joined by Wiz Khalifa, Birdman, Cortez Bryant, DJ Drama, Machine Gun Kelly, and more, at his after party. This latest business ven ture is one of many that will help to expand the Young Money leader's brand, which now includes his TRUKFIT clothing line, and Supra sneakers. Stevie J Working On Music For Mariah And Kanve AB the obligatory vil lain and selfprofessed "good guy" of Love & Hip Hop : Atlanta, the business STEVIE J opportunities continue to roll in for Stevie J, but he s still very much focused on his music. The New York native has produced hits for the likes of Mariah Carey, Jay-Z and more and has been working on a bunch of new projects. "I'm just going to continue to put out music, continue to put out product." "Continue to be a great dad, and a mov ing force in our community." According to Stevie he will re-team with Carey, plus add Kanye West to his resume. "I'm working on music for Mariah, {or Kanye, and for a host of other artists. I'm just gon' keep producing and get back on my music game, now that television [is] over." Capone Arrested For Unpaid child Suppon Capone, of the rap duo Capone-NNoreaga, was arrested at his home in New Jersey.__ ___ Wednesday CAPONE (Sept. 5), for failing to pay his child's mother for the last eight years. Capone, born Kiam Holley, racked up a tab of more than $160,000, for skipping out on child support for his daughter, 12 He hasn't made his court ordered monthly fee of $1,500 since 2004, and has only shelled out a total of $144 in the yean; since. After being taken into cus tody, Capone was released on a $10,000 bond, and of fered up a reason behind he hasn't made the pay ments. "It is what it is," he said. I know it looks bad on paper but I take care of my daughter. Bucci Ordered To Pav Woman He Pushed Out Ollovina suv Remember when Gucci Mane picked up a woman in his SUV, then promptly pushed her out the still moving vehiMANE cle when she didn't say what he wanted to hear? Well, it's going to cost him 6o grand. Gucci was arrested in 2011 after he allegedly pushed a woman named Diana Graham out of a moving Hummer -all be cause she refused to go to a hotel room with him. He pled guilty to several charges and was sentenced to six months in jail. then sued the rapper for damages following the incident ... claiming men tal anguish, pain and emo tional distress. A Georgia judge recently ruled in herfavor ... a default judgement because Gucci failed to show up in court and submitted false testi mony. The judge awarded Diana $58,161.24 for med ical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering. TYGA Tyga's "Rack City" single has been transformed in an adult film. The Young Money rapper made his di rectorial debut in the flick, which features girl-on-girl pool scenes, among other things. Terrence I Named Co-Anchor OlE! News TERRENCEJ Terrence J has officially been named a new co-anchor ofE!News. Born Terrence Jenkins, the former BET's 106 & Park co-host will be replacing Ryan Seacrest. The TV host and actor (Think Like A Man) starts his new gig on November 17th with co-host Giuliana Rancic. Usher Flies To Block Ex's Monon To Retrv Guston case USHER Usher won custody of his two sons last month, and he wants his ex-wife to accept the ruling and move on. The 33-year-old filed pa perwork to block Tameka Raymond's motion to retry the case on grounds that the judge was biased. Tameka alleges that the court ruled in Usher's favor because his lawyers raised money for the judge's re election bid. According to the R&B star, the mother of his children has made claims that are "an assault on the integrity of the court." Award-winning singer and actor Justin Timberlake has agreed to be part of the ownership group as sembled by billionaire Robert Pera in his attempt to buy the Memphis Griz zlies. Pera "has assembled a strong ownership group that includes Justin Timber-lake, other community leaders from Memphis, and highly strategic na,tional part-JUSTIN ners." Pera 11MBERLAKE agreed in June to buy the Grizzlies from Michael Heisley for $350 million. 3: m m :::D N 0 .... N Halle Berrv, Tom Hanks Join Movie Cast TORONTO -Halle Berry, Tom Hanks and their cast mates have put in some serious overtime on their genre-bending film Cloud Atlas. Members of the large en semble of actors take on mul tiple roles in the epic tale that premiered Saturday night at the Toronto Interna tional Film Festival. Hanks, Berry and their co-stars play as many as half a dozen different characters in "Cloud Atlas, whose action stretches across cen turies from the mid18oos to the distant fu ture. Berry's roles include HALLE a journalist BERRY uncovering a nuclear power ;:!! conspiracy to an elderly composer s adulterous wife to a woman leading the remnants of earth-bound humanity to f anewhome. z -t z m a-Ceelo Green Developing Sitcom m c:: ..Cee Lo Green is expand ing his relationship with NBC, by developing a sitcom for the network. Green already works as a judge on NBC's The Voice, and has clocked more new ventures with the nework, in cluding producing, and star ring in, a scripted series. Spearheaded by Sony Pic tures Television, and Happy Madison, the project will be launched under Primary t Wave1V, and Green's com pany, Emerald Productions. 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Bovtrlend Kills Mother 012 After She Admits To Having HI z t= w LARRY DUNN And CICELY BOLDEN ...I ...I DALLAS, TX -Larry it was "not that bad." :> m Dunn told local authorities In reaction, Dunn report...1 that he killed girlfriend Cicedly went in to the kitchen ely Bolden, when she adand returned with a knife, Zi= mitted to having HIV after stabbing the mother of two w they had sex. twice in the neck. 0 According to 36-year-old B olden's two young chile( Dunn, he had only been datdren would be the ones to 0 ing Bolden briefly, when she find her on her bedroom a: o confessed to having HIV. floor naked from the waist Still, Bolden allegedly told down with two gashes in Dunn not to worry because her neck after school. Cooperating with authori ties, Dunn later admitted to burning his clothes and dis carding the knife allegedly used in the murder in a waf fle house garbage. He al legedly told authorities, "She killed me, so I killed her." Fath r Convicted Of Murder For Tossing l ntanfDaug tar over Bridge ABDUR-RAHEEM And Infant Daughter NEW BRUNSWICK, N J A man who kidnapped his in fant daughter from her grand mother's home and tossed the child over a New Jersey bridge into the icy river below was convicted Friday of her mur der. Shamsidde n Abdur-Raheem, 24, bowed his head and showed little reaction as guilty verdicts for murder, kid napping and related charges were read in state superior court in New Brunswick. The child's mother, Venetta Benjamin, who tes tified during the trial, let out a quick gasp of air, tears rolling down her cheeks as the verdict was read. She later thanked all those "who have worked tire lessly on this case and verdict, to ensure justice for my daughter," adding; God is good." Jesse Jackson Jr. Holle After. Depression Treatment CHICAGO U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has re turned to his home in Wash ington after treatment for depression at Mayo Clinic, Jackson's chief of staff in suburban Chicago said Friday "He's at home in Washing ton convalescing with his wife and children," Jackson aide Rick Bryant said. "Let's hope he returns to work on Monday." Congress went back into REP. JFSSE JACKSON JR. session Monday following its summer break. NY Pollee Accidentallv Sh ts Sh p w rllar To Death NEW YORK -A city po lice officer accidentally shot and killed a bodega worker who was fleeing an arm-ed robbery, authorities said Fri day. The shooting occurred at about 2 a.m. after New York Police Department officers received a report of a holdup. When they arrived, they spot ted an armed man and two other bandits holding the bodega's manager and the worker down on the floor at gunpoint, police said. Two of the robbers, after realizing that police had ar rived, fled to the back of the store, allowing the victims to break free, police said. The worker, Re n a 1 d o Cuevas, ran "full tilt" into an office r po sitioned just outsi d e the door with his weapon drawn, said RENALDO CUEVAS NYPD spokes-man Paul Browne. The two "became entan gled and a round goes off," the spokesman said. "We be lieve it was an accidental dis charge." The victim was struck once in the shoulder. He was pro nounced dead later at the hospital Percentage 01 Hungn African Americans Remains Higher Than The Nation New data recently re leased by the U. S. Depart ment of Agriculture (USDA) reveals that 25.1 percent of African American house holds were food insecure in 2011. Food insecure house holds are those that struggle t o put food o n the table and often don't know where their next meal will come from. This figure is more than 10 percentage points higher than the overall U. S. food insecurity figure of 14.0 per cent. "African Americans con tinue to be disproportion ately impacted by unemployment and poverty, and there is a strong corre lation to food insecurity rates," said Rev. Derrick B oykin, associate for African Ame r ican Leader ship Outreach. "It is unconscionab l e that so many i n our commu nity continue t o suffer, though we know the figures could be far worse if it were not for government tion programs helping to keep hunger at bay." Federal nutrition pro grams Jike SNAP (The Sup plemental Nutrition Assistance Program, for merly food stamps), WIC (Special Supplemental Nu trition Program for W o men, Infants, and Children) and school meal programs have kept more Americans from going hungry. The U. S. food insecurity rate reached an all-time high in 2008 --the highest on record since the USDA began recording in 1995. The figures remained at that level through 2011. According to the report, households with children were almost twice as likely to experience food insecu rity African American households with children, however, wer e hit harder than the U S. population as a whole. While 20. 6 percent of all househo l ds with chil dren were food insec u re, 29.2 percent of African American households with children were food insecure. "In the world's wealthiest nati o n, it is dep lora ble that s o many o f o u r children are at risk of hunger," said Rev. David Beckmann, Presi dent of Bread for the World. "Congress has a moral obli gation to ensure that pro grams that support the most vulnerable in our society are protected from budget cuts." Federally funded safety net programs that helped keep millions of Americans from going hungry in 2011 are currently on the cQ.op ping block as Congress con tinues work on the 2012 farm bill r eauthor i zation and deficit reduction. For additional data on food insecurity visit www.bread.org.


Crime Masked Men Beat -up Store Clerk Masked suspects who beat up clerk in robbery attempt. Hillsborough County Sheriffs deputies reported that on September 5th at 3:39 a. m an armed busi ness robbery occurred at the Mobil Convenience Store, 2410 Highway 60 East in Valrico Deputies said two unknown suspects approached the clerk outside the store. They were armed with handguns and reportedly demanded hmoney from the clerk. After learning the register was empty, deputies said the suspects beat up the clerk and fled on foot The clerk suffered a cut on the side of his head and was treated at the scene. The suspects are described as unknown males, 5'6" to 5'9" tall, wearing white masks. Anyone with information on these suspects is asked to call (813) 247-8200. Caregiver Charged After Toddler Found wandering On Roadwav ISAIAH MCGRIFF WINTER HAVEN Thanks to a Plant City man, a 2-year-old child found wandering alone Thursday morning wasn't harmed. Police said Rodney Smith was on his way to work at 4:19 a. m. when he saw the toddler wandering near Dundee Road and Buckeye Loop Road. Smith took the child to safety and called police. The child was wearing only a soiled diaper and had a few bug bites, but did not require medical attention. Isaiah McGriff, 21, was identified as the adult caring for the child. He was found more than a quartermile away from where the toddler was found. Police said he was not aware the child had left the residence. McGriff was charged with child neglect. UNCLE SANDY When you trouble trouble, 2, 5, 9, 14 trouble will follow 19, 22, 25, 29 So if you want to make trouble 31, 33, 35, 39, remember you can get it back on the double 41, 44, 48, 51. Connecdcut Man Pulls Out Gun After Being Denied Entrance Into 'ladies Nighf Event SEAN PETERSON CONNECTICUT Police in Conn e cticut arrested a man who pulled out a gun inside a Ca f e after he was denie d entrance into the bar b e cause of ladies night. Sean Peterson, of New Haven, argued with a bar employee who told him that he was not allowed in the area of the venue because he was a man. Rather than taking the diss in stride, Peterson revealed his gun. When they arrived, the 38-year-old reached into his pocket before swearing at officers and attempting to get away. Adanta woman Holds u.s. Congressman At Gunpoint GWRIA Y. BRACKETI Authorities say an Atlanta woman was charged with pointing a loaded gun at a South Carolina congressman likely didn't know the man s position. Spartanburg Public Safety Director A. Tony Fisher said at a news conference Monday that 52-year-old Gloria Yvonne Brackett had been charged with point ing a gun and illegally carry ing a pistol. U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy told police he was parked in a church parking lot Sunday night when a woman approached his pickup truck and pointed a gun at him. Gowdy says the woman accused him of following her and ran after him when he diove away unhurt. Fisher says Brackett had been visiting family in Cowpens. It wasn't known if she had an attorney. Gowdy represents the 4th District. The Republican was first elected in 2010. -t c: m Man Allegedlv Tweets 'lma Assassinate President Obama This Evening' en m "0 -t m 3: CHARLOTfE, NC A 21year-old Charlotte man has been arrested by the Secret Service for allegedly posting threats to kill President Barack Obama on Twitter Authorities said Donte Jamar Sims was detained Wednesday The Sec ret Service say s Sims posted messages including one that said, !rna Assa s s i nat e pre si dent Obama this evening! on Monday morning, two da y s b e for e Obama arrived m Charlotte Democratic for the aJ m :a National Con v ention. .... .... Investigators say Sims told them he hated the presi.... dent and was high on mariN juana when he made the posts. When h e found out he was being arrested h e wrote a written apology. 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