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EAST TAMPA BUSINESS AND CIVIC ASSOCIATION, INC. SHARED SPIRIT OF THANKSGIVING GARRETT SHEFFIELD SIGNS WITH GEORGETOWN ANNUAL THANKSGIVING GIVEAWAY HELPS TAMPA FAMILIES Gwendolyn “Gwen” Myers was sworn in Tuesday morning, November 17th, at County Center
 
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EAST TAMPA BUSINESS AND CIVIC ASSOCIATION, INC. SHARED SPIRIT OF THANKSGIVING

EAST TAMPA BUSINESS AND CIVIC ASSOCIATION, INC. SHARED SPIRIT OF THANKSGIVING               The East Tampa Business and Civic Association, Inc., in conjunction with several community partners, hosted its 13th Annual Thanksgiving Food Giveaway, and first Drive-Thru due to COVID-19. The event was held on Saturday, November 21, 2020, at New Mt. Zion M. B. […]

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GARRETT SHEFFIELD SIGNS WITH GEORGETOWN

GARRETT SHEFFIELD SIGNS WITH GEORGETOWN               The month of November was filled with excitement this year for retired MLB star Gary Sheffield, left. His foundation was a major sponsor who helped make the Thanksgiving holiday special for 750 families, he celebrated his 52nd birthday on November 18th, and his son, Garrett, signed with Georgetown […]

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ANNUAL THANKSGIVING GIVEAWAY HELPS TAMPA FAMILIES

ANNUAL THANKSGIVING GIVEAWAY HELPS TAMPA FAMILIES               Last Saturday, members of Heaven Destiny Assembly Of God Church held their Annual Thanksgiving Giveaway at Cyrus Greene Park. The major sponsors for the event were Gary Sheffield Foundation and Simply Health, as well as other sponsors. Among those in attendance were: City Councilman Orlando Gudes, retired […]

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Gwendolyn “Gwen” Myers was sworn in Tuesday morning, November 17th, at County Center

Gwendolyn “Gwen” Myers was sworn in Tuesday morning, November 17th, at County Center as the new County Commissioner for District 3. Commissioner Myers replaces Lesley “Les” Miller, who had termed out. A retired County employee, Mrs. Myers was sworn in by Florida Supreme Court Justice (Ret.) Peggy Quince. Holding the Bible are: Mrs. Myers’ husband, […]

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Officials Release Video Footage of Texas Officers’ Violent Arrest of Black Teen

18-year-old Zekee Rayford speaks to reporters about his violent arrest on November 2, 2020. For people who damn near use, “I was in fear for my life” as a catchphrase whenever they need to justify deadly use of force, cops don’t seem to understand that citizens—especially Black people—can be afraid and act out of fear, too....

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Why the next Congress is unlikely to legalize marijuana

In this July 30, 2018, file photo, Zora Braun gestures as cars drive by a location in Oklahoma City where they can sign petitions for recreational marijuana. On Election Day, two staunchly conservative states legalized recreational marijuana. A third of Americans now live in a state where weed is legal for adult use. Fresh Gallup polling says 68 percent...

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RAQUEL

RAQUEL This week’s Spotlight feature gives you an idea of what the Haiti has to offer. Raquel is working hard to build her portfolio as a model, and lists her interests as fashion and glamour. Raquel has the energy and desire to be successful, and only asks that the people of Tampa and the surrounding...

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Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘The Great Disconnect’

The Great Disconnect   BY CLARENCE BARR, II   For every tumultuous part of the last 50+ years, there has been a musical soundtrack to go along with the times. This is  mainly due to the fact that recording artists of the past were always in tuned with the world around them and used their...

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Biden readies major stimulus push of executive actions in first 100 days

President-elect Joe Biden speaks Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, in Wilmington, Delaware. (CNN)President-elect Joe Biden and his transition team are preparing for an early, all-out push to pass an ambitious new stimulus bill, while also drawing up plans for a flurry of executive actions aimed at delivering on campaign promises and undoing the Trump administration’s efforts to undermine...

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Weeks Late, Biden And Harris Get Their Briefings

Kamala Harris   After weeks of waiting, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris received their first full presidential intelligence briefings Monday, their transition team announced.   Most presidents-elect begin to receive the briefings shortly after the election, but the White House did not approve the move until last week, after the head of the General Services Administration announced...

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Joe Biden Has Hairline Fractures In His Foot After Slipping

President-elect Joe Biden has hairline fractures in his foot that will require him to wear a walking boot for several weeks after he slipped while playing with his dog Major, his doctor said Sunday. Biden, 78, was playing with Major on Saturday when he slipped and hurt his ankle, according to his transition team. He...

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Trump Raises $170 Million as He Denies His Loss and Eyes the Future

President Trump’s campaign has told supporters that it needs donations for an “Election Defense Fund,” but much of the money could be used to seed his next political steps. President Trump has raised about $170 million since Election Day as his campaign operation has continued to aggressively solicit donations with hyped-up appeals that have funded...

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Fight Night: Mike Tyson Match Against Roy Jones Jr. Ends In Draw But Snoop Dogg’s Commentary Stole The Show

The highly anticipated eight-round fight night matchup between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. ended in a draw on Saturday night (Nov. 28). Streamed on Triller, the two former professional boxers went head to head without fans at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Tyson, 54, who hasn’t hit the ring in 15 years landed some pretty hard punches...

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