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WALMART HIRES 27 MIDDLETON HIGH SCHOOL  STUDENTS

WALMART HIRES 27 MIDDLETON HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

As the new Walmart in East Tampa (E. Hillsborough Ave.) prepares for its Grand Opening on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 27 students at Middleton High School have been given the opportunity for employment. A Walmart official visited the school with a job fair and after interviews, offered the students jobs on the spot. The students […]

Mayor Surprises Radiant Jewels At Van Buren  For Their ‘Career Day’ Event

Mayor Surprises Radiant Jewels At Van Buren For Their ‘Career Day’ Event

The Tampa Chapter of the Links, Inc. sponsored ‘Career Day’ for its teen group at Van Buren Middle School. The Radiant Jewels, who are mentored by the group monthly, were able to speak to 12 professionals about their future recently. Each 8th grader was able to spend 15 minutes with the professionals that included, nurses, […]

ACT-SO WINNERS PRESENTED AT PRESS CONFERENCE

ACT-SO WINNERS PRESENTED AT PRESS CONFERENCE

After the ACT-SO competition last month, the Hillsborough County Branch of the NAACP ACT-SO Committee held a press conference at Middleton High School. Two of the winners are students at Middleton, one in the STEM program. On hand to congratulate the students and recognize their efforts, from left to right are: Dr. Bennie Small, Hillsborough […]

Town Hall Meeting Planned To Deal With Race Relations, Law Enforcement

20 April 2015

The meeting will address issues regarding law enforcement and the African-American community The Barry A. Cohen Legal Team is sponsoring a town hall meeting on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at the Cohen Hall within the Chester H. Ferguson Law Center, 1610, N. Tampa St. The event will begin promptly at 6 p. m. and conclude […]

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Federal Government Employee Retires After 35 Years Of Service

20 April 2015

BY GWEN HAYES Sentinel Editor In 1971, when Carrie Walker graduated from King High School with honors, her sights were set on college. She went to Hillsborough Community College and studied courses in Psychology, Accounting and went through the Paralegal Program. It was this stepping stone that landed her a position August 18, 1980, as […]

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Family Needs Help to Locate Missing Teenager

Family Needs Help to Locate Missing Teenager

20 April 2015

BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor The family of a teenager is asking the community for assistance in locating her. She has been missing from her North Tampa apartment for ten days. According to police, the parents of Jero-Mesha Berrien reported her missing on April 15th. Jero-Mesha is described as being 5’7” and weighing […]

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The First Family Take A Sunday Hike

The First Family Take A Sunday Hike

20 April 2015

How did President Obama wrap up the weekend? A low-key nature walk with the First Family. President Barack Obama, 53, and First Lady Michelle Obama, 51, joined their two daughters Sasha, 13, and Malia, 16, for an unscheduled hike through Great Falls Park on Sunday. POTUS and his girls left the White House around 5 […]

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People Get Ready: Republicans Now Proposing Alternative To ObamaCare

20 April 2015

WASHINGTON – If the U.S. Supreme Court blows up the tax subsidies at the heart of Obamacare in June, Republicans hope to deliver on their promise to offer an alternative healthcare plan. But key parts of it may resemble the one President Barack Obama delivered five years ago in the Affordable Care Act, partly reflecting […]

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B-CU Mourns Loss Of Student

20 April 2015

It is with saddened hearts that Bethune-Cookman University reports the loss of one of its students, Damian Parks.  Parks’ body was found on the beach shore early Monday morning, nearly 24 hours after he was reported missing.  B-CU asks that you send up prayers for his mother, family and friends.  “This is a sad moment […]

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Uncle Involved In ‘Revenge Killing’ Commits Suicide

Uncle Involved In ‘Revenge Killing’ Commits Suicide

20 April 2015

LYON, IL — The Milwaukee man suspected in the fatal shooting of two people after a traffic accident that took his young nephew’s life has committed suicide, the Daily Mail reports. Ricky Ricardo Chiles III reportedly took his life with a single gunshot after officers tracked him down at the Presidential Inn and Suites in […]

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Bobby Brown Says Bobbi Kristina ‘Is Awake

Bobby Brown Says Bobbi Kristina ‘Is Awake

20 April 2015

Bobby Brown says daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown “is awake” after spending nearly three months in a coma on life support. “I can say today Bobbi is awake,” Brown said in a 15-second video clip posted on TMZ that was recorded during a concert Saturday in Dallas, Texas. The recording shows the crowd erupting in raucous […]

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R&B Vet Johnny Kemp Found Dead

R&B Vet Johnny Kemp Found Dead

20 April 2015

R&B veteran Johnny Kemp, best known for his classic hit “Just Got Paid,” was found dead in Jamaica. He was 55. According to reports, Kemp’s body was discovered floating in an ocean in Montego Bay on Thursday morning. It’s currently unclear how his death occurred, but according to the authorities, Kemp was scheduled to be […]

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‘Good Times’ Actor Dies

‘Good Times’ Actor Dies

20 April 2015

Ben Powers, the actor who played Thelma’s husband on Good Times, died at the age of 64. According to Powers’ family, the former actor died on April 6 in Bedford, MA. Powers’ cause of death is unknown. During his stint on Good Times, Powers’ character, Keith Anderson, was a professional football player who had to […]

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Killer Mike To Address MIT Student Body

Killer Mike To Address MIT Student Body

20 April 2015

One half of Run The Jewels is headed to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) later this week. Killer Mike is set to give a lecture on race relations in America at the prestigious Cambridge university. M.I.T. chose Mike to participate in its “Hip Hop Speaker” series. The Atlanta-based emcee is scheduled to address the student […]

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He’s Baaaack! Adrian Peterson Reinstated On Friday

He’s Baaaack! Adrian Peterson Reinstated On Friday

20 April 2015

Adrian Peterson is officially back in the NFL. The NFL announced Thursday that Peterson has been reinstated effective Friday as an active NFL player and may participate in all scheduled activities with the Vikings. A statement released by the league read: “Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings was advised today that effective tomorrow he is […]

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Eagles Are Tim Tebow’s Best, Last Chance At NFL Career

Eagles Are Tim Tebow’s Best, Last Chance At NFL Career

20 April 2015

This is it, Tim Tebow. Your last chance to stick on an NFL roster. But fortunately for Tebow, signing with the Philadelphia Eagles also provides his best shot to restart his NFL career. Tebow, nearly two years removed from his last NFL experience (on the training camp roster of the New England Patriots), will sign […]

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LeBron’s Jersey Is The Most Popular For The 6th Time

LeBron’s Jersey Is The Most Popular For The 6th Time

20 April 2015

The NBA released its ranking of most popular jerseys for the 2014-15 season, and for the sixth straight year, LeBron James topped the list. Rankings are based on overall retail sales on NBAStore.com since the beginning of the season. Top 15 Most Popular NBA Jerseys:                                    1.LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers 2.Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors 3. Kobe […]

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Clippers Win Game 1 Over NBA Champ Spurs

Clippers Win Game 1 Over NBA Champ Spurs

20 April 2015

The 2015 playoff series between the West’s No. 3 Los Angeles Clippers and No. 6 San Antonio Spurs has been tabbed by nearly all observers as the most competitive of the first round, with one of two contenders going home after just a few weeks. That expectation played out over the first half and much […]

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Nevaeh

20 April 2015

This week’s Beauty Unlimited feature is Nevaeh, She 28-year-old head-turner says she’s an open minded woman and can adapt to pretty much anything in any situation. Nevaeh enjoys working with other people and she loves to travel. She also loves the modeling business and says although she is a professional, she knows how to have […]

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Rally Planned To Address Violence

Rally Planned To Address Violence

16 April 2015

BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor So far, law enforcement agencies in Hillsborough County have investigated 29 deaths since the beginning of this calendar year. The majority of the deaths occurred within the boundaries of Tampa, and has involved the use of a gun. On Saturday, people from all walks of life will gather […]

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First In Series Of West Tampa CRA Meetings Held

First In Series Of West Tampa CRA Meetings Held

16 April 2015

BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer On Tuesday night, more than 100 people packed the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center in West Tampa for a community meeting on the West Tampa CRA. West Tampa CRA Development Manager, Jeanette Fenton, conducted the meeting and along with other city officials, answered questions from residents on the […]

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