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MEN HOST MONTHLY HEALTH FORUMS

MEN HOST MONTHLY HEALTH FORUMS

A group of men who gather at the McDonald’s Restaurant on E. Hillsborough Ave., have begun hosting monthly health forums to share information and awareness. David Snow and Chester White have organized these forums. The forums have been held at College Hill Church of God in Christ. At a recent forum, the guest was Dr. […]

REVEREND LARRY ROUNDTREE, II CELEBRATES 2ND PASTORAL ANNIVERSARY

REVEREND LARRY ROUNDTREE, II CELEBRATES 2ND PASTORAL ANNIVERSARY

Reverend Larry L. Roundtree, II celebrated his 2nd Anniversary as pastor of New Mt. Zion M. B. Church on April 12, 2015. The anniversary theme was “To God Be The Glory.” First Lady’s Night was held on Wednesday, April 8th, with Rev. Rayford Harper and the First Baptist Church of West Tampa. Sunday’s anniversary services […]

CHAMBERLAIN STUDENT SIGNS SOFTBALL SCHOLARSHIP

CHAMBERLAIN STUDENT SIGNS SOFTBALL SCHOLARSHIP

While she’ll continue her role as an athlete, Lauren Williams will also be working to reach her goal of obtaining a position in law enforcement. To help along that journey, Lauren signed a softball scholarship last Wednesday to attend Florida International University (FIU). Lauren has been an athlete all of her youthful years. She has […]

‘Stand By Me’ Hitmaker, Ben E. King Dies

‘Stand By Me’ Hitmaker, Ben E. King Dies

04 May 2015

On Thursday (April 30), writer and singer of the classic 1961 R&B/Soul ballad “Stand By Me,” Ben E. King, passed away at the age of 76, according to his publicist Phil Brown. Born Benjamin Earl Nelson, King started out with The Five Crowns that became The Drifters in the 1950s; co-writing their hit single “There […]

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Floyd Mayweather Fought A Masterful Fight, Pacquiao Disappointed Fans

Floyd Mayweather Fought A Masterful Fight, Pacquiao Disappointed Fans

04 May 2015

Perhaps you are one of the millions of people who forked over $100 in hopes of watching the fight of the century between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. You bought into the hype and hysteria. Mayweather was risking his 47-0 record against a 36-year-old Pacquiao looking to resuscitate a flailing career. These, you told yourself, […]

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Jon Jones Suspended

Jon Jones Suspended

04 May 2015

UFC stripped light heavyweight champion Jon Jones of his title Tuesday, one day after he turned himself in to police custody on a felony charge in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Jones, 27, is the first champion in UFC history to be stripped of a title due to disciplinary reasons. UFC officials also announced Tuesday that the […]

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Layna

04 May 2015

This week’s Beauty Unlimited feature is Layna. This young lady has been modeling for about a year now, and has been lucky to have worked with top photographers in a number of test shootings. Layna said it has been her dream to model for quite some time, and she doesn’t intend to back off now. […]

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Bucs Sign Jameis Winston To Four-Year Deal

Bucs Sign Jameis Winston To Four-Year Deal

01 May 2015

— In the moments after the Tampa Bay Buccaneers made Jameis Winston the first pick in the draft Thursday night, the team agreed to terms on a contract with the quarterback. Then, on Friday, the team officially signed Winston. The four-year deal is worth $25.35 million, which includes a $16.69 million signing bonus, a source […]

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6 Officers Charged In Freddy Gray’s Death

6 Officers Charged In Freddy Gray’s Death

01 May 2015

• All six Baltimore police officers who face charges in connection with the death of Freddie Gray are at central booking after surrendering around 2 p.m., two law enforcement officials tell CNN. The state corrections department can hold the officers for up to 24 hours at the jail. • Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Friday […]

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Surrounded By Family, Jameis Winston Soaks In Joy Of NFL Draft

Surrounded By Family, Jameis Winston Soaks In Joy Of NFL Draft

01 May 2015

BESSEMER, Ala. – When the moment of validation came on Thursday night, Jameis Winston took a seat on the edge of a coffee table in a crowded living room, surrounded by his parents, his grandmother, his girlfriend and a couple dozen other family members and friends. It was 7:06 local time, and Winston clutched his […]

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Renowned Bay Area Musician To Host Pre-Mother’s Day Concert

Renowned Bay Area Musician To Host Pre-Mother’s Day Concert

30 April 2015

When you think of Gospel and Jazz in the Tampa Bay area, you need to think of Allen’s Entertainment Group, LLC. Allen’s Entertainment Group was founded by Rev. Maurice Allen, Sr. Rev. Allen is a well-respected musician whose home is here in Tampa. He has performed with many world-renowned artists such as T. D. Jakes, […]

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Mayor Names New Tampa Police Chief

Mayor Names New Tampa Police Chief

30 April 2015

BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor For several weeks, Mayor Bob Buckhorn has not revealed who would lead the Tampa Police Department. However, he announced the decision on Thursday. Mayor Buckhorn had the option of hiring from within the department or hiring a retired law enforcement officer under contract. “I could bring back someone […]

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Student Participates In Arlington Wreath Laying Ceremony

Student Participates In Arlington Wreath Laying Ceremony

30 April 2015

BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor This weekend, more than 100 students from throughout the nation will arrive in Washington, D. C. These students are recipients of the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. N’Jhari Jackson and his mother, Ms. Lashina Lewis-Jackson, will be among those honored. N’Jhari was chosen as one of two state […]

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Seizure Claims  Life Of Popular  Tampa Man

Seizure Claims Life Of Popular Tampa Man

30 April 2015

If you frequented Big Boys Barbershop or were an avid fisherman, you knew Shaun Hamilton. On Sunday, the 42-year-old father of three suffered a seizure at his home, and was pronounced dead later by emergency personnel. According to his wife of 15 years, Stephanie, Hamilton was a native of Syracuse, New York, and came to […]

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Man Arrested For Sexual Acts With A Teenager

Man Arrested For Sexual Acts With A Teenager

30 April 2015

Tampa Police reported that on April 27th, Dewey Hendrix, 38, was arrested and charged with committing several sexual acts with a teenager. Police said Hendrix has lived with the 16-year-old victim as a girlfriend/boyfriend for the past 7 months. In the 7 months of the relationship, the couple allegedly has been involved in several sexual […]

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President Says Root Causes Need To Be Address For Violent Uprisings

President Says Root Causes Need To Be Address For Violent Uprisings

30 April 2015

According to President Obama, it is time for America to “do some soul-searching” after seeing the way Black people have been killed by police as well as the response to the violence against people of color. In a carefully planned 14-minute statement during a news conference with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan, Pres. Obama […]

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While Family Mourns: National Guard Activated In Baltimore

While Family Mourns: National Guard Activated In Baltimore

30 April 2015

BALTIMORE — Gov. Larry Hogan signed an executive order Monday declaring a state of emergency and activating the National Guard. Police officers were injured, stores were looted and fires were set Monday evening as vandals ran through Baltimore. City police say as many as seven officers have been injured Monday afternoon in northwest Baltimore, where […]

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Jail Officials Fired And Suspended For Leaving Mentally Ill Inmate In Disgusting Cell

Jail Officials Fired And Suspended For Leaving Mentally Ill Inmate In Disgusting Cell

30 April 2015

HOUSTON, TX —- Pink slips are flying in a Houston prison after Deterrius “Terry” Rashad Goodwin, an inmate with a history of mental illness, was placed for several weeks in an unkempt isolation cell that contained dozens of food trays, “an infestation of gnats,” and Goodwin’s feces, KRPC reports. Six officials at the Harris County Jail have […]

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Teens Charged With Murder Of Oil Company Exec And His Son

Teens Charged With Murder Of Oil Company Exec And His Son

30 April 2015

LOUISIANA — Two teens have been charged with murder in the deaths of a Louisiana oil company manager and his son, authorities revealed Sunday. Neither Haraqyon Degruy, 18, nor her friend Dexter Allen, 17, have any “significant” criminal history, officials say, and authorities are still trying to figure out the motive for the slayings, as […]

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David Talbert’s Script Bought By Universal; Will Packer To Produce It

David Talbert’s Script Bought By Universal; Will Packer To Produce It

30 April 2015

Universal Pictures has acquired “A Meyers Thanksgiving,” a spec script that David E. Talbert wrote and will direct, with Will Packer producing, reports Deadline.com. The holiday-themed comedy follows an estranged family facing their first Thanksgiving together since the death of the family matriarch. The deal was mid-six figures upfront, but is 7-figures for script and […]

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HBO Launches Theater Tour Prior To Airing Bessie Smith Biopic

HBO Launches Theater Tour Prior To Airing Bessie Smith Biopic

30 April 2015

Legendary singer Bessie Smith, who captivated audiences during the 20s and 30s, is set the get the royal treatment as Queen Latifah prepares the singer in HBO’s “Bessie.” Scheduled to debut on May 16, the biopic follows the story of Smith, once regarded as the best blues songstress of her time. In honor of the project, HBO has announced the launch of Bessie’s […]

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