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Above, civil rights activist, ClaraLuper boarding bus in protest, Oklahoma City, OK and on left after civil rights achieved. She died Wednesday at the age of 88 after a lengthy illness. Flags in Oklahoma City were flown at half-mast Friday. During his campaign, Florida Governor Rick Scott said that he would require welfare recipients to undergo drug testing. Well, Gov. Scott signed the bill Tuesday while in Panama City along with a measure that bans the designer drug MDPV or bath salts. The new bill will require anyone applying for temporary government assistance to pass the test before receiving benefits. Each applicant wishing assistance will have to pay for the tests but will be reimbursed if they pass. In the State of Florida, there are about 100,000 people in the welfare program 80,000 children and 20,000 adults. 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Vjg""Igqtikc"Uvct# Korcev"Tcfkq CO3582"" *;26+"988/::56 Tgegpvn{"Nquv Vjtgg"Cttguvgf Vyq"Uvknn"cv"Nctig Vyq"Hqwpf"Iwknv{"kp Mknnkpi"Tgrqtvgt1Gfkvqt Yousuf Bey IV, former Your Black Muslim Bakery leader, was convicted Thursday of three counts of murder for ordering journalist Chauncey Bailey and two other men, killed in 2007, according to Thomas Peele, who reported the story for the Chauncey Bailey Project. Antoine Mackey, Bey IVs co-defendant was convicted of helping Devaughadre Broussard, who confessed to helping hunt down Bailey and killing another man, Michael Wills. According to the report, the jury deadlocked on whether Mackey helped Broussard kill Odell Roberson, the third victim. The two convicted Thursday are both 25 years of age, and face life in prison without the possibility of parole. The judge has scheduled sentencing for July 8. The Defense attorneys have expressed their goal of filing appeals. There were seven woman and five men on the jury who began deliberations on May 23 after hearing from over 75 witnesses during nine weeks. According to the report, Bailey was killed while headed to work in downtown Oakland, California because Bey IV did not want him to publish an article telling that the bakery was having financial troubles. Chauncey was the first journalist killed over a domestic story in the United States since 1976. He was 57 years of age and editor of the Oakland Post. Broussard accepted a plea deal in exchange for his testimony and is expected to be sentenced to 25 years in prison. Enjoy life by Reading Enjoy life by Reading See page B-1 Memorial Day See page B-1 Memorial Day See page B-4 Sports See page B-4 Sports See Prep Rap Our Youth See Prep Rap Our Youth Read us on the Web Read us on the Web Fkuvtkev"Cvvqtpg{"Cum"hqt Jgnr"ykvj"Tgvwtpkpi"Hgnqpu Ujgtkhh"Lqjp"Twvjgthqtf."FC"Cpignc"Eqtg{"cpf"Oc{qt/Gngev"Cnxkp"Dtqyp Dg"c"rctv"qh"vjg"urgekcn"Lwn{"4."4233"kuuwg qh"Vjg"Hnqtkfc1Igqtikc"Uvct0""Hqt"oqtg kphqtocvkqp."Ecnn"Gtke."I"qt"Rcv0"";26/988/ ::56"qt"ytkvg"vq<""cfBvjghnqtkfcuvct0eqo Ugg"vjgug"uvqtkgu"cpf"oqtg"kp Ugg"vjgug"uvqtkgu"cpf"oqtg"kp vjg"Etkog"cpf"Lwuvkeg"Ugevkqp0 vjg"Etkog"cpf"Lwuvkeg"Ugevkqp0 The revolution will not be televised, will not be televised, will not be televised. The revolution will have no re-runs brother; the revolution will be live.Ž He was known as the Godfather of rap, poet, activist, bluesologist, jazz musician. Gil Scott-Heron died on May 27, 2011, and remained committed to his beliefs and unique sound. Gil Scott-Heron lived to see the revolution with the election of President Obama. Ikn"Ueqvv/Jgtqp 3;6;/4233 PhotoFM Powell3 At a meeting Wednesday morning with those who served with the Jacksonville Journey, District Attorney Angela Corey made a plea to those in attendance, to help keep returning felons from going back to prison. She asked that those returning be told immediately by family, friends and others around, that it is imperative that they get their drivers license renewed. Many go back to prison shortly after their release because they unknowingly drive without license. This is just one small step we can take to help them stay free. MORE ON JAX JOURNEY PAGE B-1 Enctkeg"Vc{nqt"Fkgu"cv";5 Clarice Taylor was mostly known as the self-possessed grandmother on The Cosby Show.Ž Bill Cosby. On the show, she was Dr. Huxtables mom. She was 93. Though many knew her because of the show, she was also known for the Obie Award that she won for her Off Broadway portrayal of Moms Mabley. Who could forget Moms Mabley. Inqdcn"Fc{"qh"Rtc{gt"vq"dg"Cpejqtgf"kp Lcemuqpxknng.""Ucvwtfc{."Lwpg"33."4233 The annual Global Day of Prayer event will be held Saturday in Jacksonville, Florida the first time the event will broadcast from the United States in its 11-year history. According to their news release, the event unites Christians for worship through praise and prayer while mobilizing the church to become involved in social issues such as redeveloping urban areas. It will be held at Veterans Memorial and seen in 220 countries. Bishop McLaughlin is one of the speakers. Dkujqr"Xcwijp OeNcwijnkp Ghhqtvu"d{"Ngcfkpi"Ocpwhcevwtgtu yknn"jgnr"rtgrctg"722.222"yqtmgtu hqt""Ocpwhcevwtkpi"Lqdu Last year the White House launched Skills for Americas Future to bring together companies and community colleges around a simple idea: making it easier for workers to gain new skills which would make America more competitive in the global economy. Now, they have a number of partnerships, as announced through a White House news release, to help make this a reality, by opening doors to new jobs for workers, and helping employers find the trained people they need to compete against companies around the world. One of the key partners of Skills for Americas Future, an initiative of the Aspen Institute that was launched by the Administration last year, The Manufacturing Institute, the affiliated non-profit of the National Association of Manufacturers, will announce an effort to help provide 500,000 community college students with industry-recognized credentials that will help them get secure jobs in the manufacturing sector. The Manufacturing Institute will also help enhance these efforts through their own initiatives to bolster our nations manufacturing workforce. This builds on the Administrations strong leadership on manufacturing. The manufacturing sector has led the economic recovery over the past two years, with over 230,000 jobs added since the beginning of 2010. While the manufacturing sector has faced real challenges in recent years, it continues to be the lifeblood of the America economy. Now they are forming a vibrant manufacturing workforce system that works. The program intends to give students the opportunity to earn manufacturing credentials that will travel across state lines. This will be a key partnership -an all-hands deck effort by government, business, philanthropy and others. The planned programs will help build the programs also in high schools and provide opportunities for At-Risk Youth. There are a number of sources that are already committed with collaborators including The Manufacturing Institute, National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and Skills for Americas Future. There is over $2 billion committed to help train students and workers. 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PAGE A-2THESTAR JUNE 11, 2011 Founded In April 1951 By Eric O. Simpson First African American Inducted Into The Florida Press Hall Of Fame OPINION CLARA JACKSON McLAUGHLIN OWNER/PUBLISHER LONZIE LEATH, RINETTA M. FEFIE MANAGEMENT ERIC LEE, DIRECTOR SALES & MARKETING G. ABRAMS, DENNIS WADE, DAN EVANS MAY E. FORD LAYOUT EDITOR KEVIN KIM CRIME &JUSTICE ALLEN PROCTOR DESIGN AND WEB SITE PARTNERInvestigative Reporter: Lonzie Leath, Features:Dementrious Lawrence Reporters/Photographers: Marsha Phelts, Carl Davis, Laurence Greene, F. M. Powell III, Michael Phelts, Richard McLaughlin, Andrea F. K. 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Opinions expressed by columnists in this newspaper do not necessarily represent the policy of this paper.MEMBERSHIPS: Florida Press Association National Newspaper Association National Newspaper Publishers Association Amalgamated Publisher, Inc. Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce First Coast African American Chamber of Commerce THEFLORIDA STAR THE GEORGIA STAR BETTY DAVIS LIFESTYLE/ SOCIETY COLUMNIST MIKE BONTS, SPORTS EDITOR YOLANDA KNUCKLE, COLUMNS LIZ BILLINGSLEA OFFICE/ACCOUNTS MANAGER TIA AYELE, SPECIAL SECTIONS GEORGIA MARKETING ANGELA FAVORS MORRELL DISTRIBUTION HERMAN ROBINSON, DAVID SCOTT National Newspaper Publishers Association LEGAL NOTICE Why Wait?LET THE POST OFFICE DELIVER THE FLORIDA or GEORGIA STAR TO YOUI want a One Year Subscription to The Florida or Georgia Star!Please donate 10% of my paid Subscription to the non-profit organization listed below. Please send my Paid Subscription to: Name ___________________________________________________________ Address _________________________________________________________ City ____________________________________________________________ State ____________ Zip Code _______________ Name of Organization for Donation: ________________________________________ _________________________________________ A TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE ()6 Months $22.00 ()One Year $40.00 ()2 Years -$70.00 SEND TO:The Florida/Georgia Star Post Office Box 40629 Jacksonville, FL32203-40629 www.thefloridastar.com Cash, Money Order, Check, PayPal, and/or Credit Card Accepted APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING APPLICATIONS IN: CARPENTRY ELECTRICAL HEATING A/C & REFRIG. AND PLUMBING (FUTURE JOB PLACEMENT) Must be at least 18 by 7/1/11; Be HS grad or GED by 7/1/11; Have drivers lic., s.s. card & transportation. Apply in person on MONDAY, JUNE 6th or 13th ONLY! DOORS CLOSE & MEETING BEGINS AT 7 PM SHARP Northeast Florida Builders Assn. 103 Century 21 Drive, Suite #100. EOE WANTED Old Guitars! $100-$75,000 CASH PAID!!! Collector/Musician wants 1930s-1970s Fender, Gibson, Martin, etc. FREE CALL 1-866-759-3585 UNITED USED CARS, INC. FOR SALE $3,495 2003 Buick Century $800 DOWN 98 Toyota Camry $700 DOWN 2000 Model Saturn SL1 $600 DOWN 1996 Buick Park Avenue (Plus tax, tag & fees) MENTION AD GET $100 off CALL 904-354-0405 or 904-616-7699 LOCATION: 1222 North Main St. Official Notification of African American Farmers About $1.25 Billion Class Action Settlement Begins(Washington, DC) The Court-ordered process of officially notifying African American farmers and their heirs about the $1.25 billion Pigford IIŽ class action settlement, In re Black Farmers Discrimination Litigation, is underway. Class members should visit www.BlackFarmerCase.com or call 1-877-810-8110 for complete information, including the detailed notice, key dates, and claims-filing information. Media are requested to include the toll-free number and website in articles about the Settlement. African American farmers around the country who tried to file a claim in the 1999 Pigford Settlement but were unable to receive a decision on the merits because their claims were late are now receiving information about their legal rights and options under the Settlement by postal mail. A comprehensive paid published notice program will complement this direct notice. The program will include a nationwide radio advertising campaign, including heavy focus on areas where large numbers of class members are believed to live. A Summary Notice will also be published in a variety of print publications including African American newspapers, general market daily and community newspapers, and farming and ranching trade publications. Finally, online ads will appear on a variety of websites. The plaintiffs and USDA announced the proposed settlement in late 2010 and President Obama signed the bill authorizing payment of the Settlement on December 9, 2010. If approved by the Court, the settlement will resolve discrimination claims related to USDA farm loans and other benefits. The proposed settlement includes $1.25 billion for cash payments and loan forgiveness for class members who file valid claims. Class members eligible for the Settlement are African Americans who farmed (or attempted to farm) between January 1, 1981 and December 31, 1996; were prevented from applying for or were denied a USDA farm loan during that period or were given a loan with unfair terms; and who filed or attempted to file a late claim between October 13, 1999 and June 18, 2008 in the original Pigford case that was never considered because they tried to submit it after the late claim deadline. Heirs or kin of people who fit this description but have since passed away may also be class members. Class members rights may be affected by the Settlement even if they do not act. Those who wish to object to the Settlement must do so by August 12, 2011. The deadline for filing claims under this Settlement may be as early as February 28, 2012. The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia will consider whether to grant final approval of the Settlement at a hearing in Washington D.C. on September 1, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. Contact: Lead Class Counsel: Andrew Marks, Crowell & Moring LLP, 202-624-2500; Gregorio Francis, Morgan & Morgan, P.A., 407-420-1414; and Henry Sanders, Chestnut, Sanders, Sanders, Pettaway & Campbell, LLC, 334875-9264. NOTICE OF POSITIONS AVAILABLE The Florida Star & The Georgia Star Newspapers Sales, Marketing, Distribution, Layout, Reporter Jacksonville and surrounding areas Call: (904) 766-8834 email: clara@ thefloridastar.com INVITATION TO NEGOTIATEFirst Coast Workforce Development, Inc., (d/b/a WorkSource) administers workforce development programs in Workforce Development Region 8, which is comprised of the counties of Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam and St. Johns. FCWD is inviting interested agencies or organizations to submit ITNs to provide Year Round Youth Services to be performed August 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012 with an annual option to renew for up to 3 additional years. The ITN is being released today, Monday, June 6, 2011. The deadline to submit responses is 11:00 am, July 5, 2011, as directed in the ITN. Visit our website at: www.worksourcefl.com/partner_vendor/request_for_proposals.aspx call Diane Nevison at 904213-3800, ext. 2010, and a copy will be mailed to you, or visit our lobby to pick up a hard copy.

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JACKSONVILLE, FL (AREA DEATHS)ADDISON, Carrie Mizell, 79, died June 5, 2011. ALICEA Wilfredo, died June 1, 2011. BAIRD Edward, Jr., 80, died June 6, 2011. BEASLEY Sarah, 79, died June 2, 2011. BRIGHT Pauline B., June 5, 2011. BROWN Betty, died June 4, 2011. BULLARD Barbara, May 31, 2011. CADY Thomas S., Sr., 77, died June 7, 2011. CASON Wilburt, died June 5, 2011. COCHRAN Robbie, died June 5, 2011. COLLINS, Grady, died May 23, 2011. CUMMINGS Jessie, died June 6, 2011. DEAL Susan, died June 1, 2011. ELLISON Shannon Pearl, 32, died June 5, 2011. FLYNN Jeneva McAteer, 82, died June 5, 2011. HAWKINS Theodore, died June 2, 2011. HODGES Lee Ruth McBride, died June 5, 2011. HOGAN Dea. Samuel, 72, died June 5, 2011. HOLMES, Edward, died June 3, 2011. HUNTER Laura Mae, died May 31, 2011. JENKINS Roberta, died June 4, 2011. Alphonso West Mortuary, Inc. KINDER Gregory Lamar, 44, died June 4, 2011. LAKES Shirlie, 76, died June 1, 2011. LAMOTHE Rosemary B., 74, died June 7, 2011. LIPFORD Christine, died May 28, 2011. McCAIN Charles Walker, died June 3, 2011. MILLER Willie, died June 7, 2011. MOULTRIE Eva, died June 6, 2011. NICHOLS Gordon, died June 6, 2011. PONTON Elizabeth, died June 1, 2011. QUARTERMAN Winifred Bender, died June 5, 2011. Alphonso West Mortuary, Inc. ROBINSON Laura Bell, died June 3, 2011. SCHUSTER Norman Albert, Sr., died June 3, 2011. STANLEY Robert, 75, died June 2, 2011. TERRY, Aubrey W., died June 4, 2011. TILLMAN, Carmella LaRosa, died May 31, 2011. TINKER Lavelle, died June 3, 2011. TURNER Alfreddie, died June 3, 2011. WALLACE Terri Lynn, died May 22, 2011. WARD Gary Elvin, 49, died May 28, 2011. WARD Jane, died June 2, 2011. WILLIAMS Glenda Faye, 69, died June 4, 2011. WINCHESTER Gordon, died June 2, 2011. WISHMAN Walter, 81, died June 4, 2011. YOACHUM Robert Eugene, Bob,Ž 81, died June 4, 2011. YTSON Frances, 70, died May 26, 2011. ~*~GEORGIA DEATHS BARTELS, Robert F., 70, died June 4, 2011. BROWN Leola, 63, died June 4, 2011. CARR Charles, 68, died June 4, 2011. COX Charles M., Sr., 82, died May 31, 2011. DeLOACH, Billy Joe, 73, died May 29, 2011. ELLISON Michael, died May 28, 2011. GREEN Charlie, died May 30, 2011. LeCOUNT Edith M., died June 6, 2011. SHED Jim, died June 5, 2011. Historic Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church 201 East Beaver St. (904) 355-9475 Rev. Pearce Edwing, Sr. Sunday Worship Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:00 a.m. Church School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:30 p.m. Wednesday Glory HourŽ Bible Study . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10:00 a.m. Jehovah JirehŽ Bible Study . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:30 p.m. 2nd & 4th Thursday Young at Heart Ministry . . . . . .10:00 a.m. Friday Joy Explosion Ministry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:30 p.m. The Church DirectoryCome and Worship With UsŽ New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church1824 Prospect Street Jacksonville, FL 32208Sunday School ƒ..............ƒƒƒƒƒƒ..9:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Intercessory Prayer...............ƒ..10:45 a.m. Morning Worship ......................11:00 a.m. Youth Church 2nd & 3rd Sundays (Old Sanctuary) Tuesday Pastoral Bible Study ................ 7:00 p.m. Elder Arnitt Jones, Acting Pastor Rev. Joe Calhoun, Pastor Emeritus (904) 764-5727 Church GREATER EL-BETHEL DIVINE HOLINESS CHURCHThe Church Where Everybody Is SomebodyŽBishop Lorenzo Hall., Pastor Street Address: 723 W. 4th St. Jacksonville, Florida 32209 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3575, Jacksonville, Florida 32206Church Telephone: (904) 359-0661 Home: (904) 358-8932 Cell: 710-1586Sunday School.......................................................................................9:30 a.m. Morning Worship.................................................................................11:00 a.m. Tuesday................................................Prayer Meeting & Bible Study,7:00 p.m. Thursday...............................................................................Joy Night,7:00 p.m.Email: Gospell75@aol.com Website: Greaterelbethel.org Faith In Our CommunitySchedule of Events and ServicesPAGE A-3 THE STAR JUNE 11, 2011 Tune In To IMPACT IMPACTTuesday and Thursday from 8:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.WCGL-AM 1360The Florida Star and Impact Striving To Make A Difference! Clara McLaughlin Host Yvonne Brooks Co-Host CHURCH Paynes Chapel A.M.E. Church2200 Albany Street, P.O. Box 759, Brunswick, GA 31520 (912) 261-9555 Rev. Richard Hutcherson, Pastor Worship Opportunities: Sunday Church School A Life Changing ExperienceŽ . . 9:15 10:55 a.m. Morning Worship Service . . . . . . 11:00 a.m. Church at Study (Weekly Bible Study) Monday Nights . . . . . . . . . . 7:00 8:30 p.m. Join Us as We Study the Word of God and Enrich Our Souls! ADVERTISING DEADLINE: ADVERTISING DEADLINE: For the Church Page For the Church Page Wednesdays @ 2:00 P.M. Wednesdays @ 2:00 P.M. Call: (904) 766-8834 ask for Liz Call: (904) 766-8834 ask for Liz or EMAIL: info@thefloridastar.com or EMAIL: info@thefloridastar.com DEATH NOTICES DEATH NOTICES Central Metropolitan C.M.E. Church4611 North Pearl St., Jacksonville, FL 32206 Ofc (904) 354-7426 Fax (904) 354-0934 Rev. Clarence Kelby Heath, PastorGo ye therefore, and teach all nations, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you; and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen.Ž Mathew 28:19-20 Sun Church School 9:30a.m. Sun Morning Worship -10:45 a.m. Tues Eve Bible Study-6:30 p.m. Wed Bible Study-12 Noon Wed Feeding Ministry 2:00 p.m. ~ Worship Service ~ ANNOUNCEMENTS Lion of the Tribe of Judah Ministries, Inc. PASTOR Dr. Sirretta Williams (Temporary services held) 623 Beechwood St., Jacksonville, FL 32206 Sunday School.......10:00 a.m. ~ Sunday Worship .......11:00 a.m. Every 5th Sunday Friends and Family Day Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Direct Phone: 904.866.7047 Office Phone: 904.356.4226 Seeing Beyond The Lifestyle To Save A Life Website: www.lottojm.com Listings are due the Tuesday before the next issue. Email submissions preferred. Send to: Info@TheFloridaStar.com THE NORTHEAST FLORIDA BAPTIST ASSOCIATION Mobile Dental Unit on July 19, 2011, 8:30 am … 4 pm, will have medical, financial screening and appointments at Yulee Baptist Church, 85971 Harts Road, Yulee. These appointments are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Only basic dental work (fillings and extractions) are provided by the MDU. NO cleaning of teeth, dentures or oral surgery will be provided. No appointments can be made on the phone; you must appear in person to make an appointment. The Mobile Dental Unit of the Florida Baptist Convention will be at The Northeast Florida Baptist Association, July 25-29, 2011. The Association is located at 851035 U.S. Hwy 17 North, Yulee, Florida. For more information contact the Northeast Florida Baptist Association 904-2255941. SAINT PAUL AME CHURCH, 6910 New Kings Rd., will recognize their college, highschool graduates, and students who excelled in all areas during the 20102011 school year. This memorable occasion will take place during the Pastors Pupil BanquetŽ in the James Proctor Center on Sunday, June 12, 2011, immediately following the 10:55 a.m. worship service. Friends and the public are extended a special and warm invitation to share in this meritorious event. A donation of $7.00 for adults and $5.00 for children is requested. The Rev. Dr. Marvin C. Zanders is the pastor of Saint Paul AME Church. Please contact the office at 764-2755 for additional information. GREATER NEW HOPE AME CHURCH, located at 2708 N. Davis St., on June 26, 2011 at 4:00 p.m., the Trustee & Pastors Assistance Boards and Lay Organization will have their ANNUAL MUSICAL High spirited performances by local talents. Rev. Mary F. Davis, Pastor. Call 904-356-2121 for more info. MANNERS AND GOOD BEHAVIOR SUMMER CAMP is now accepting applications for Summer Camp beginning June 13, 2011. This 9 week Etiquette Camp is held Monday thru Friday for Boys and Girls ages 5 to 14. Campers will learn practical skills they may use immediately at home, at school, and in social situations. These interactive classes focus on up-to-date social and communication skills which build selfesteem, self-respect, and respect for others. Classes include Speech & Voice, Public Speaking, Table Manners, Character Development and Reading Enrichment. Summer Camp is held in the Educational Building of Historic Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church located in the beautiful downtown area of Jacksonville, Florida. Class size is limited and issued on a first-come, first served basis. For additional information, please call Historic Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church at 904-355-9475. MILLIONS MORE MOVEMENT, Jacksonville Local Organizing Committee, Inc., a non-profit organization is appealing for your excess clothes, clothes hangers, shoes all sizes women, men, children and school supplies. These items will be used in our organizations next Clothes Give-A-Way. These items can be brought to 916 N. Myrtle Avenue, Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 am til 5:00 pm. You can also call us to pickup your donations. Our contact number is 904-354-1775 or 904-240-9133. If you would like to learn more about JLOC, Inc., MMM visit our website www.jaxloc.org. Help us, 'as we work to end the violence through a good, quality education, and not more incarceration.' FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH The smooth, rich sounds of Southern Gospel Music will ring loudly in the Callahan area, as The Palmetto State Quartet, will be featured at the First Baptist Church, located at 54031 Church Road in Callahan, FL, on Sunday, June 12, 2011. This popular Quartet will share their unique, four-part harmony during an exciting musical event beginning at 10:15 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. The Palmetto State Quartet brings energy, excitement and musical excellence to each concert. Mt Nebo Missionary Baptist Church The Mt. Nebo Missionary Baptist Church family invites you to join them in their blessing of God allowing them to celebrate their 40th Church Anniversary and the shepherd, Reverend Will A. Waldrops 24th Anniversary. This year the theme is Still Serving God In The Midst of the Battles.Ž Scripture theme is II Chronicles-20:15. Thus saith the Lord unto you, be not afraid nor dismayed by reason of this great multitude; for the battle is not yours, but Gods. This wondrous event will take place Sunday, June 12th at 4:00 p.m.; Monday, June 13th at 7:00 p.m.; and, Wednesday, June 15th at 7:00 p.m. The church is located at 8778 Lake Placid Dr., East. If you need additional information, please call 768-8916. Rev. Will A. and Mrs. Saundra Waldrop

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A A r r o o u u n n d d t t h h e e A A r r e e a a A4 C M Y K MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONYMay 30, 2011 May 30, 2011 PAGE A-4THE STARJUNE 11, 2011 Thank you for sharing your events and stories for the column each week! Because of you readers are there with you each week. Fo r column entries you may contact me directly at 904 571-1182, Toll Free Fax 866 488 6407 or by e-mail at: badavis@watsonrealtycorp.comSEE YOU IN THE PAPER SEE YOU IN THE PAPER ! U S. Rep. Corrine Brown Florida's 18 th Lieutenant Governor Jennifer Carroll Hallie Williams Past Commander Post 4761 Veterans Of Foreign Wars (VFW) Ronald Jackson Montford Point Marine and U S. Rep. Corrine Brown U.S. Rep. Ander Crenshaw, U S. Rep. Corrine Brown and Mayor Peyton now present the City of Jacksonville weath along with Jeff Stephenson of CSX Military Affinity Group Echo Taps Navy Band Southeast O. Wayne Young JEA and U S. Rep. Corrine Brown Cannon, Greenlea, Lakyn, Kristin Chandler, and U S. Rep. Corrine Brown Florida's 18 th Lieutenant Governor Jennifer Carroll and U S. Rep. Corrine Brown Tim Alexander Rear Admiral United States Navy Commander, Navy Region Southeast Naval Air Station Jacksonville Council Member Reggie Brown's Warrant Officer in the United States Army, U.S. Rep. Ander Crenshaw, Mayor Peyton City of Jacksonville, Nolan Carroll U S. Rep. Corrine Brown, State Attorney Angela B. Corey, Captain United States Navy Executive Officer Jeffrey D. Maclay Naval Air Station Jacksonville Veteran Color Guard Ronald Bayles photojournalist and Lieutenant Governor Jennifer Carroll

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PAGE A-6THE STAR JUNE 11, 2011 Publix is the real deal.With all the claims of low prices and great values, which grocery store really does o er you the most? Bottom line, its Publix. No gimmicks. No come-ons. Just straight-up savings that will help keep your grocery budget in check. Go to publix.com/save right now to make plans to save this week. to save here.

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B1 C M Y KJUNE 11, 2011 THESTAR LOCAL FL / GA SECTION B The Jacksonville Journey … A Journey to Stop Crime and Educate Our Youth By Dan Evans, Jr.Florida / Georgia Star Reporter The Jacksonville Journey has demonstrably lowered the crime rate in our city significantly since 2008, which shows a strong return on investment for these programs. The kids we save through the Journeys programs are our future, and so I will continue to be a strong proponent of prevention and intervention and build upon Mayor Peytons legacy through the Jacksonville Journey.Ž --Mayor-elect Alvin Brown The Jacksonville Journey: Take a step, a comprehensive communitywide initiative aimed at stemming and reversing the flow of crime in Jacksonville began December 2007 under the chairmanship of Curtis Hart and former State Senator Betty Holzendorf. The last meeting before Mayor Elect Brown take office was held with the theme Delivering on the Promise of a Safer Jacksonville.Ž During a 2 year period of violent crime and murder, shooting deaths of young people and children, Jacksonville became known as The Murder Capital of Florida . Mayor Peyton pulled together a group of community leaders, concern citizens, law enforcement officers, and experts in helping communities solve problems to come up with solutions. A plan of action was put in place that not only addressed the presence of police on the streets, but the root cause of crime through prevention, rehabilitation and targeted intervention. Funding for The Journey was given in 4 areas divided into 4 time periods. The first area: Increasing Police Presence and Eliminating Crime, included The JSO office with Operation Safe Streets and a door …to -door approach; Municipal Code Compliance Division that provided a way to eliminate blight and unsafe places that provided a place to deal drugs and other criminal activity; Local Initiatives Support Corporation, a community revitalization strategy for real estate development groups; Family Foundations/1000 in 1000 to give assistance for financial education and management services for Duval County Residents. The second area focused on Felon Re-entry. This was an Ex-offender Employment Program providing job placement service. The Jacksonville Re-entry center is now a required first stop upon returning to Duval County; Ex-offender Training and Re-entry Services, programs that provide job readiness training and educational support. The third area Keeping Kids Safe and ProductiveŽ include Alternative to Out-of-School Suspension (ATOSS); Team Up, Early Literacy, Youth Gang Intervention, Summer Camp, Summer Jobs Program, Juvenile Assessment Center and Jacksonville Commitment Scholarship Program. The fourth area is Capital Funding …Year One Only that included Neighborhood Job Opportunities Town Centers, Repair Neglected City Assets and Community Centers Management Services. The four time periods showing allotted dollars were 2008-2009 the first nine months $30, 997,895 million dollars. The second period 2009 … 2010 $19,681,499 million, the third period $12,113,969 million and the fourth period a $10,670,918 million proposed budget. These programs and budget gives you the community the chance to answer the question about deliverance on the promise of a safer Jacksonville. Let your voice be heard and your thoughts be known. Let us hear at The Florida /Georgia Star, how you feel. Let us ask the tough questions you want the answers to. Let us report back to you. Send your request to dan@thefloridastar.com or clara@thefloridastar.com or call 904 766 8834 or fax 904 765 1673. Let The Florida/Georgia work for you. Mayor John Peyton, Clara McLaughlin, Mayor Elect Alvin Brown Egar Mathis, Rosalyn Mixon-Phillips, and Reginald Gaffney Sheriff John Rutherford, Mayor Elect Alvin Brown, W. C. Gentry, State Attorney Angela Corey, Paul Perez, Mayor John Peyton, Curtis Hart, Former Senator Betty Holzendorf, Charles Griggs, Terrance Freeman, Ricardo Bedoya, Tracy Tousey, and Debbie Verges. Mayor Elect Alvin Brown and Rev. Moses Criswell Editor-In-Chief of The Florida Star and Georgia Star Clara McLaughlin, Mayor Elect Alvin Brown, State Attorney Angela Corey, and Sheriff John Rutherford. Ronnie Ferguson, Dan Evans, and Cleve Warren Mayor Elect Alvin Brown and Charles Griggs. Mayor Elect Alvin Brown and Raymond Reid, Jr. George Young, Rosalyn Mixon-Phillips, and Mayor Elect Alvin Brown. Mayor John Peyton

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Ask Deanna! Real People, Real Advice Dear Deanna! I met a guy a few years ago and we really felt a spark. I was dating someone else but dumped him for the new guy.He had also met another female at the same time. As luck would have it, I said or did something that spooked him and he started dating the other lady. I went on with my life. After two years of staying in touch, his relationship ended and hes back. Hes still friendly with this ex-girlfriend and Im scared to go back for fear hell do the same thing again. What do I do? ConfusedSacramento, CA Dear Confused: This isnt the only man you can have a relationship with and I suggest you look elsewhere. If he dumped you the first time for someone else, hell do it again. However, if youre still feeling the spark, observe him much closer and take your time before getting too serious. A womans sixth sense is real. If your gut feeling is telling you to run or somethings not right, spare yourself some pain and follow your instincts. Dear Deanna! I feel theres a difference between honesty and not telling the whole truth in a relationship. My husband has the tendency to leave out important facts. Ive learned that hell tell me what he wants me to know and when I find out other things, he claims he forgot. How do you forget that you have a child, how do you forget that you got fired and how do you forget you have a wife. In other words, hes living a double life and I dont know what to do? CarolCharleston, SC Dear Carol: Your marriage is missing trust and communication which are the strongest staples for a solid relationship. There are also some issues with you that may cause your husband to be intimidated so hes forced to lie about everything. However, there are no excuses for his double life in which he has committed adultery. The both of you need to invest in a therapist to sort out your issues, organize your mess and clear the air of the Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde personalities. Ask Deanna!PAGE B 2THE STAR JUNE 11, 2011 D{<"Nwekwu"Icpvv Republican Party members on the national, state and local levels are launching all out attacks on voters, voters rights and voting laws. The devilish plots to disenfranchise voters is an attempt to change the election process to insure future victories by puppets of the military industrial and commercial complex. By the time of the 2012 elections, voting dates will be changed, voter registration procedures will be changed, absentee voting processes will be changed and, if they have their way, voting numbers will be changed. Passing laws that will benefit incumbent elected officials and assist one political party or another is nothing new. Democrats have done it too. However, this current effort to change voting laws and voting outcomes is nothing less than massive. Let's see. If you change residency requirements for voting registration, who does that impact? Students. And guess which party most students voted for. If you change times and requirements for early voting, who does that impact? These law changes affect every voter by making voting less convenient. If you change voter identification requirements and residency requirements it would also result in less voting, lower turnouts and mute the voices of millions of potential voters. But God works in mysterious ways! The GOP attack on the current voting system is a rush to judgment that may resemble a double-edged sword and cut both ways. Instead of helping to elect more Republicans by changing voting laws, Republicans may end up hurting themselves! Can I prove that? Yes! The Republican Party was already more politically technological than Democrats, more scientific than Democrats, more creative than Democrats and more politically vigorous than Democrats. Republicans are currently better than Democrats at fund raising, better with direct mail, better with robo-calls, better at generating absentee votes, better at grinding home their political messages and better at hiring and utilizing professional consultants and advisors. So when the Republicans decided to change every political law that they could, they may have hurt the Republican candidates that were good at generating votes the way the laws were. Time will tell but regardless of the laws, new or old, the candidates that win elections are the candidates that get the most votes. The Republican Party couldn't win a rat race if the Democratic Party could turn out voters that are registered as Democrats because there are more registered Democrats in the United States than there are registered Republicans. But oh, American political parties are tricky. Sometimes if you take away the party affiliation, you can't tell a member of one major political party from a member of the other party. Both parties seek to have candidates that are conservative, both parties seek to have candidates that are wealthy and both parties seek to have candidates that desire to support big business more than they support the American masses. Yes, I say we've been twisted, turned and misled. The people we thought were working for us are actually working for themselves and against the people. They do what they do to raise money, do what they do to get reelected and do what they do to trick you. No matter how many laws are changed, if African American voters go to the polls, Black voters will decide who stays in The White House and who lives in the whore house or the out house! America's white voters are divided and if enough brothers and sisters cast ballots, Blacks will decide the winning candidates in most election contests. (Buy Gantt's book "Beast Too: Dead Man Writing" and contact Lucius at www.allworldconsultants.net) Community Activities RIVERSIDE ARTS MARKET PERFORMANCES: Saturday June 11, 2011 at 11:45 AM. Riverside Arts Market -Call 904.389.2449 for additional information. FREE CHOLESTEROL AND DIABETES SCREENINGS offered from 1:00 pm 6:00 pm June 15 at Winn-Dixie Pharmacy, 9866 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, FL., For more information call Cholestcheck: 800-713-3301 (NoAppointments) GINUWINE AND TANK on Friday June 17, 20118:00 PM at Florida Theatre 128 E. Forsyth Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202. Contact 904.355.2787 for more information. SECOND ANNUAL STOP THE VIOLENCE RECOGNITION BANQUETŽ on Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. This years banquet will be held at the Community Rehabilitation Center Banquet Hall located at 623 Beechwood Street in Jacksonville, Florida.For ticket information,please contact Bishop Dr. Lorenzo Hall at (904) 710 -1586 or email: Gospell75@aol.com. CAMP RESTORATION FOR YOUTH SUMMER CAMP 2011" to all youth In the communities, also reaching out to low income youth and children that have been affected by Crime open enrollment now,serving free Hot breakfast and hot lunch to kids ages 0-18yrs.we are also seeking Mentors,Volunteers,Teachers, etc.... Camp Restoration will begin june 20,2011 from 8am-4:30PM LocationForest Lake Apartment complex 11050 Harts Rd. Jax,Fl. 32218 for more Info. Contact Site Director/ Linda Dayson-904-755-9863 NEW STANTON SR. HIGH SCHOOL CLASS 1963 will meet the third Sunday of each month at the Highlands Branch Library 1826 Dunn Avenue at 3:00-500pm.Preparing for Class 50th Reunion in the year 2013. Contact Gracie Smith Foreman @ 904 766-5221. NO MEETINGS JUNE & JULY. Library closed Sundays for those months THE FEMALE DR. PHIL, ANDI K., MA IS A LEADING PROFESSIONAL IN SOCIAL EDUCATION AND CONSULTING. Please check out the latest video additions on YouTube://www.youtube.com/user/AndiKConsulting editingSend your feedback to 972.591.3883 (Phone) or http://www.andikconsulting.com ULYSSES W. WATKINS JR., MD HEALTH NOTES ROSEOLA INFANTUM (EXANTHEM SUBITUM) GENERAL INFORMATION DEFOMOTOPN: A common, contagious childhood disease characterized by high fever and skin rash. BODY PARTS INVOLVED: Skin; central nervous system. SEX OR AGE MOST AFFECTED: Infants and young children (1 to 3 years). SIGNS & SYMPTOMS *Fever, often high, for several days to 1 week. *Irritability. *Drowsiness. *Flat,reddish skin rash after 4 or 5 days of high fever. When the rash appears, fever and other symptoms disappear. CAUSES : It is caused by a herpes virus 9TYPE 6). INCUBATION IS 5 TO 10 DAYS. RISK INCREASES WITH *Day care center. *Exposure to others in public places HOW TO PREVENT: Avoid exposure if possible. WHAT TO EXPECT DIAGNOSTIC MEASURES *Your own observation of symptoms. *Medical history and physical exam by a doctor. *Laboratory studies, such as urinalysis and blood counts, to rule out other reasons for high fever (such as middle ear infection, meningitis, pneumonia or urinary-tract infection). APPROPRIATE HEALTH CARE *Home care after diagnosis. *Doctors treatment. POSSIBLE COMPLICATIONS *Convulsions caused by high fever (they will not cause brain damage and will cease after fever subsides). Roseolas high fevers are a common cause of febrile convulsions during the first two years of life. The can be frightening, especially for the parents, but they are not harmful. It is the bodys response to the rapid changes in temperature. *Infection of the brain (rare). PROBABLE OUTCOME: Spontaneous recovery in 1 week. The rash may last 2 days, but sometimes it come and goes in only a few hours. HOW TO TREAT GENERAL MEASURES *There is no specific treatment for roseola. Rest at home is sufficient until symptoms disappear. *Luke warm baths or a sponge bath may be used to reduce fever if it reaches 102F (38.9C) or higher. MEDICATION: For minor discomfort and to reduce fever,you may use non-prescrption drugs such as acetaminophen. Antibiotics dont help. Dont give a child younger than 18 aspirin for fever. It has been linked to Reyes Syndrom. ACTIVITY: The child should rest in bed until fever disappears. DIET: Encourage fluid, intake. The child should eat a normal, well-balanced diet. Continue baby-vitamin supplements if the child is accustomed to taking them. CALL YOUR DOCTOR IF High fever. *Twitching or other signs of convulsion begins. *The child refuses liquids. *The child cries loudly and persistenly and does not stop when picked up. *The child is listless and has a stiff neck. Health Notes Announcements, meetings, happenings, and community events scheduled in Jacksonville and the surrounding area The Gantt Report

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Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks are hoping to be able to derail the hopes of the new look Miami Heats championship aspirations. But if they dont come up with a few must haves; their chances dont seem very good. First of all there is the obvious must have... The Mavericks must have someone other than Dirk Nowitzki step up late in games to close out strong. Dirk will be expected to carry the offensive load as the centerpiece of the Mavs offensive philosophy. The Mavs offense is system oriented and designed to put Dirk in prime position to score. As teams seek to eliminate Dirk as an option by double and sometimes triple teaming him; Dirk is also counted on to distribute the ball to the open player. Dirks 7ft frame enables him to easily do both. The problem for the Mavericks against the Heat is the fact that the Heat has the athletes to play one on one with Nowitzki and still cover the other players. So in order for the Mavericks to have a legitimate shot at winning in a best of seven series against the Heat; others will have to step up in a major way. It is true that the Mavericks won the regular season against the Heat by a margin of 2-0. It is also true that the Mavs are a legitimate championship caliber team who easily won the western conference. The problem is that the regular season wins came early in the season while the Heat were still learning to play together; an issue that they have since resolved. And the western conference this year was not exactly the power conference. The Mavs must also find an answer to the Heat defense which has suffocated teams throughout the playoffs in route to a 13-3 record and are undefeated in the extremely loud and hostile confines of the American Airlines Arena in Miami. PAGE B-4 THE STAR June 11, 2011 URQTVU RCIG"D6""E"O"["M The Big 3 of the Miami Heat are poised to realize their goal of winning a NBA championship. The trio sacrificed millions of dollars, individual egos, and even positive popularity to the end of getting to this point. Now all that stands in their way is Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks. The Mavericks are the best team out of the western conference and easily proved it during the playoffs. The Mavericks also play good defense. As a matter of fact, the zone defense employed by the Mavericks gives them their best chance against the Heat. The zone defense forces teams to live by the jump-shot because it effectively takes away the paint when played well; no other team in the league plays the zone as close to perfection as the Mavs. The reality of this championship series is that the Heat simply have the edge in talent. They have Wade, James, and Bosh. And if that wasnt enough; they now have a healthy Udonis Haslem and Chris Miller who missed much of the regular season with injuries. Dirk Nowitzki said early in the season that the Heat had the best team in the league on paper, but then backed off of his comments after beating the Heat in the 2 regular season meetings. The difference in Miami now is that the team has had time to gel. They rolled to a 58 win regular season and amassed a 13-3 playoff record, securing home court advantage in the finals. And last but not least, the closers for Miami have finally developed the killer instinct they seemed to be missing early in the regular season. This team has an identity. They know who they are and how to play together and to each others strengths. On paper and thus far on the court; the Miami Heat is the best team in the NBA. V V j j g g " F F c c n n n n c c u u " O O c c x x g g t t k k e e m m u u V j g O k c o k J g c v XU0 VJG"4233"PCVKQPCN"DCUMGVDCNN"CUUQEKCVKQP"EJCORKQPUJKR"UGTKGU Icog"3 ;4/:6 Icog"4 ;7/;5 Icog"5 ::/:8 Icog"6 :8/:5 Icog"7 334/325 Icog"8 Uwpfc{ Icog"9 Kh"Pgeguuct{ DEW"Eqcej"Kpxkvgf"Vq"PECC Bethune-Cookman football Assistant Head Coach Terry Sims is one of 20 coaches invited by the NCAA to its 2011 Expert Forum, whi ch operates in tandem with the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) Convention at the World Marriott in Orlando, Florida, June 16-18.The forums focus is addressing the critical shortage of ethnic minorities in head football coachi ng positions and help with career advancement, exposure and networking opportunities within the NCAA membership. Im very excited about the opportunity to be part of the Expert Coaches Forum,Ž said Sims. Im looking forward to adding on to the information I have learned at previous coaching academies. The opportunity to be around athletic directors, hear from them what they expect from their coaches, what they look for in coaches, and gaining knowledge on the day-to-day duties of a head coach beyond the field; this experience will be invaluable in my career.Ž The NCAA hosts the 2011 program with a notable rise in the number of minority head football coaches following the 2010 season, but from a total of 582 football programs in Division I, II and III, only 5.7 percent employ head football minority coaches, excluding the historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). The coaches who participate in the Expert Forum have expressed an interest in being a head coach at an NCAA college or university within their current division or in another NCAA division. Diversity and Inclusion provides the coac hes with program sessions and networking opportunities with current head coaches and athletic administrators who have hiring responsibil ities or influence. The focus of the program centers on ethnic minority football coaches, however, football coaches of other ethnicities have also been invited to participate. Those elite coaches invited will work through a very extensive program covering crucial coaching topics such as communications, fiscal responsibilities, successful program building, compliance considerations, and academic issues. Prime-Time is back in the spotlight as Deion Sanders heads up the latest class of inductees into to NCAA college football Hall of Fame. Sanders, who was an All American Defensive back for Florida State from 1985-1988, glamorized the cornerback position. While at FSU, Neon Deion earned his nickname by shutting down the best wide receivers on opposing teams. Quarterbacks would stop throwing to his side of the field for fear of seeing Deion Dancing down the sideline into the enzone after making an interception. To bait quarterbacks into throwing to his side of the field; deion would play off of receivers and cause the illusion that they were open, and then once the ball was in the air, he would close on the ball and make the interception. Deions speed was his calling card throughout his entire athletic career. Sanders joined 15 others in this years class which also included: Florida receiver Carlos Alvarez, Oregon State fullback Bill Enyart, Georgia defensive back Jake Scott, Nebraska guard Will Shields, Minnesota quarterback Sandy Stephens, West Virginia linebacker Darryl Talley, Oklahoma halfback Clendon Thomas and Michigan State receiver Gene Washington. Fisher DeBerry, who led Air Force to a winning record in 17 of his 23 seasons as Falcons coach, will also be inducted in December. The Hall of Fame selection of 1995 Heisman Trophy winner Eddie George from Ohio State was inducted as well as former Michigan coaching great Lloyd Carr. 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C&J1 C M Y K Crime and Justice Crime and JusticeA Publication of the Florida Star and Georgia StarJUNE 11, 2011 THE STAR C&J 1 As an African American newspaper, we basically report on offenses committed by African Americans. Please note that in our observations, weekly reports show that African Americans DO NOT commit the largest percentage of criminal offenses in this area. Ongoing Case of 12-Year-Old Murderer12-year-old, Cristian Fernandez, recently was charged with first-degree murder after beating his two-year old brother, David Galarriagio, to death, leaving him bruised with a fractured skull and a bleeding brain. Fernandez confessed to the beating of his younger brother and records show that he also broke his leg in January. This all happened when his mother Biannela Susana, 25, left the house and left Fernandez to take care of his younger brother. Susana later returned home to find her two-year-old son on the ground unconscious. Instead of calling the police, she wiped the blood off the baby, changed his clothing, and put ice on his head hoping he would wake up. She was hoping it was only a concussion and she ended up going to the hospital after two hours. Doctors said that if she went to the hospital immediately, the boy couldve survived. Other things have been taken into account such as Fernandezs troubled history. His father was jailed and charged for statutory sexual assault after getting Susana pregnant wen she was 12. Susana became a mother and gave birth to Fernandez at an extremely young age and they both ended up in foster care together. Also Susana grew up with a mother who was a drug addict. In October Susana moved to Jacksonville with her children after Fernandezs stepfather killed himself in front of the family. Fernandez is not being charged as a juvenile, but as an adult as he may be a danger to society in the future prosecuters say. He is the youngest person in Jacksonville to be charged with first-degree murder. Previously it was Thomas Thompson who was 13-years old. Susana is also in jail on related manslaughter charges for lying to the police at first and trying to cover up the beating and she is also charged for negligent homicide. Cristian Fernandez, 12, at court and is currently in an isolation cell in Duval County Jail Biannela Susana, 25, Mother of Fernandez 3 Arrested in Robbery/Kidnapping, 2 Still at Large Ajay Kumar, 31, was found naked, beaten and bleeding. Kumar was originally in Jacksonville and he was giving a ride to someone he knew by the name of Hailey to St. Marys, Georgia. Kumar said after he parked the car to get out of the vehicle, he was confronted by four men demanding all his money. One of them was carrying an assault rifle, who repeatedly started beating Kumar on his head and face with his hands, feet, and even with the gun he was carrying. The other men started beating him after he fell to the ground, primarily targetting his upper body and head. They took his wallet, cellphone, and demanded the PINnumber for his debit cards and was told that hed be killed if he gives them the wrong information. Some of the men drove off in his car with his cards while the others stayed with Kumar with the gun to his head. Then shortly after, they left as well after receiving a call from the others who left earlier. Kumar was assisted by local residents as he walked out of the area. He was taken to Southeast Georgia Healthy System Camden Campus after police and emergency medical personnel arrived. Kumars vehicle was recovered not too long later and five suspects were identified involved in the robbery: Hailey Sizemore, 21; Gennaro Barnes, 25; Isa Dean, 19; Kristopher Daniels, 26; and Deangelo Davis, 25. Sizemore, Barnes, and Dean have been arrested the next day. Davis and Daniels have not been found as of yet. Hailey Sizemore, Gennaro Barnes, and Isa Dean arrested Deangelo Davis and Kristopher Daniels still at large

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JUNE 11, 2011 THE STAR C&J 2 SSSHH! From Actual Police ReportsDid You Hear About?... Did You Hear About?... EDITORS NOTE: All suspects are deemed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. The Sheriffs Office reports are a matter of public record. The Star seeks to educate in the hope of keeping our community safe. MAKE SURE YOUR KIDS KNOW! *How to call 911 or "0" in emergencies, and how to use a public phone. Help them practice making emergency phone calls. Be sure emergency numberspolice, fire, poison control and emergency medicalare by all phones. *Their full name, address, and phone number (including the area code), plus your work phone number. If you have a cellular phone and/or beeper, teach your children these numbers as well. *How to walk confidently and stay alert to whats going on around them. *To walk and play with friends, not alone. *To refuse rides or gifts from anyone, unless its someone both you and your child know and trust. *To tell a trusted adult immediately if anyone, no matter whom, touches them in a way that makes them feel uncomfortable. SAFEGUARD YOUR CHILDREN *Learn about warning signs that your child might be involved with drugs or gangs. *Spend time listening to your children or just being with then. Help them find positive, fun activities that they can take part in. *Always know and know about your childs activities. *Know where your child is, and when he or she will return. *Be sure you and your child are clear on your rules and expectations for activities. Make absolutely clear what is OK and what is not. *Teach your child Internet safety tips. The people they talk to online might not be who they say they are. Your Safety Would you like to stay connected with your loved ones on lock down in jail, or prison? Anyone gone but not forgotten that you want to encourage? Get connected and keep a CONNECTION through our new CONNECTION spot. Call, Write, Email, or Fax to us titled: CONNECTION $10 3 lines of text only (Total 18 words) With PICTURE included $25. Contact G @ 904-766-8834 or Email G@thefloridastar.com send all correspondence to P.O. Box 40629, Jacksonville, FL 32203 Wallet Snatcher Caught! Recently, a notorious couple of thieves, specializing in stealing cards out of womens purses at Walmart, have been sought out for. JSO received a call from a citizen to help catch one of the suspects. Her name is Amanda Love Gardner, 27, and convicted multiple charges of fraudulent use of credit cards in Duval County. Citizens are reminded to keep personal items with them at all times while shopping and not place personal items in the shopping cart. Amanda Love Gardner Protect People and Pet from the HeatWith temperatures rising and the start of summer just around the corner, it is important that drivers are knowledgeable about the potential dangers of leaving children, the elderly, or animals in a hot car. Vehicles heat up quickly even with a window rolled down two inches. If the outside temperature is in the low 80sF, the temperature inside a vehicle can reach deadly levels in as little as 10 minutes.A core body temperature of 107F is considered lethal, as cells are damaged and internal organs shut down. Childrens thermoregulatory systems are not as efficient as an adults and their body temperatures warm at a rate three to five times fast than adults. The normal body temperature range of a dog is 101 to 102 degrees. If that temperature rises to 106 degrees, there is real danger of brain damage and vital organ failure. Anyone who sees a child or an animal that is left in an unattended or unsupervised vehicle should immediately call 9-1-1. Per Florida State Statutes 316.6135 and 828.12 both incidents are punishable by law. Man Doesnt Pay 50 Cent Transit Fare Leads to Big Arrest An officer was at the JTABus Terminal located at 201 West Union Street working off duty. He had just gotten off JTASkyway train at 301 N. Hogan Street also known as Hemming Plaza Exit. As soon as he got off, he noticed a man by the name of Amanuel Zeratzion, avoiding paying the transit box of 50 cents just passing through the turn style. The officer confronted the man asking why he didnt pay and Zeratzion said that he did. The suspect did not give up on his word, which resulted in a pat down from the officer. The suspect had several concealed weapons (three eight inch non folding knives). One was inside his box underwear and the other two were strapped to each of his calves on his legs with elastic straps. The suspect was mirandized, placed under arrest, and transported to jail. He was charged with Carrying Concealed Weapon and Transit Fare Evasion. Amanuel Zeratzion

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JUNE 11, 2011THE STARC&J 3Bizarre Crimes Bizarre Crimeswho, what, when...huh? Other Unusual Crimes Across the Nation Couple Completes Journey of Visiting all 50 States and Gets Killed in Ohio Liberty Township, OhioAn elderly couple from Manchester, Connecticut, had just finished visiting all 50 states of the country and ended with a tragic accident. Ohio was the last state of their lifelong goal quest. The couple were walking over to the Dennys right across the street from the hotel they were staying at until they were struck by a minivan. Keith Rodgers, 73, died immediately and his wife Doreen, 71, died shortly after at St. ElizabethsHealth Center. Police are still determining whether the driver of the minivan, a 64-year-old woman from Vienna, Ohio, is at fault. The couple were walking through an area not marked for pedestrians and the driver has not been charged yet. Other factors will be looked at such as speed of the vehicle, inattention of the driver, or tuning the radio. Woman Shows up to Sixth DUI Court Hearing Drunk Elgin, ILSandra Uher, 54, has been arrested for DUI for the sixth time. She was charged after running a stop sign and crashing into another vehicle. Police said her blood-alcohol level came out to be .30, which is nearly four times the legal limit. It is illegal to drive with a blood-alcohol level of .08 or higher in the U.S. On top of that, she was driving with a revoked license. Uher has a list of DUIcharges, including the one in 1999, where she was arrested twice on the same day. For her last hearing, Uher has also appeared drunk for this occasion. After conviction, she may face up to 30 years in prison. Utah Man Pays $25 Medical Bill in Pennies Vernal, UtahJason West, 38, was charged with a bill of $25 he did not feel he had to pay. West approached this matter by returning the hospital and dumping 2,500 pennies on the counter demanding it to be counted. Paying in any amount of coins is not against the law. Money is still money, but cops were called and said that Wests behavior served no legitimate purpose. West was charged with disorderly conduct and a fine of $140, or 140,000 pennies. Cheerleading Victim Forced to Pay $35,000 for not Cheering for Rapist Athlete Silsbee, TXThe victim of this story was a cheerleader and she went to the same high school as her rapist, Rakheem Bolton, who was an athlete. He was later pleaded guilty to a lesser charge and was allowed to still play for the varsity basketball team. The victim was later cheering for the team, with her cheering squad, that her rapist was playing for. She cheered on the players, but refused to cheer for Rakheem. She was told that if she didnt shout RakheemŽ like the rest of the cheerleaders, she would be kicked off the squad. She still refused, resulting in her getting kicked off the cheerleading squad. Her family fought and sued against the district, which they lost. Then the high school forced their parents to pay their legal fees which ended up to be over $35,000. The victim and her family are currently receiving nationwide attention and support. Woman Arrested for Leaving 76-Year-Old Mother in Hot Car Alicia Gray Scott, 48, was arrested after leaving her 76-year-old mother in the car to go eat at a Chinese restaurant with her daughter. Calls were made to the Jacksonville Sheriffs Office reporting an elderly woman slumped over in the front passenger seat of a car. People around were very concerned about this and one said that she even asked for water and wanted to leave. Police showed up at the scene and checked up on the 76-year-old and verified that she was in good condition, but she was still taken to the hospital. Leaving someone in a car for long periods of time can be dangerous as heat builds up, especially in the Florida heat. The car wasnt even running, so the the AC was not turned on. Scott was charged with culpable negligence. She was also charged with aggravated assault for pushing the officers. She was also tased for not cooperating. This is probably not anything new to Scotts mother as her daughter said, This is what we normally do with Nana because she gets tired.Ž Alicia Gray Scott 3 Arrested for Feeding the Homeless!The three individuals in this story have gone out of their way to do such terrible things such as feeding the hungry.They were arrested after setting up in a local park feeding a large group of homeless people. Unfortunately, they were arrested by the police for violation of an ordinance that was passed earlier this year, requiring them to have permits. The three that were arrested were Jessica Cross, 24, Benjamin Markeson, 49, and Jonathan KeithŽ McHenry, 54. McHenry was the co-founder of the international movement called Food Not Bombs that started in the early 1980s. Regardless of whether or not this was violating any law or ordinance, Food Not Bombs said they will continue to feed the homeless in the parks and in nearby areas, whether they had any permits or not. Food Not Bombs said that the city started enforcing this because having large groups of homeless people were considered unsightedly, annoying and bad for business and an impediment to the local social/political/economic elites goals of downtown redevelopment and gentrification.Ž This generous act of humanity of providing to the needy is sadly not allowed, simply over a permit. The Food Not Bombs members could each face a fine of $500 and up to 60 days in jail. Two of them were released on a $250 bail, but McHenry chose to stay in jail and wait for other legal actions to be taken.

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June 11, 2011THE STARC&J 4 PAGE B4 C M Y K Criminal Line-Up Criminal Line-Up MISSING PERSONS Name: Krysta Berry Age: 17 Weight: 113 lbs Last seen: 5/27/11 Saint Cloud, FL Name: Kristina Campbell Age: 15 Weight: 142 lbs Last seen: 5/20/11 in Miami, FL Name: Mack Lee Grant Jr. Age: 16 Weight: 180 lbs Last seen: 6/07/11 Palatka, FL Name: Latisha Campbell Age: 17 Weight: 115 lbs Last seen: 5/20/11 Miami, FL Name: Jashae M. Lewis Age: 15 Weight: 130 lbs Last seen: 5/16/11 Palm Beach, FL MOST WANTED Name: Alphonso Robertson Jr. Offense: Aggravated Assault with deadly weapon Name: DannyDonnell Billingslea Age: 31 Offense: Fraud Rental Property $300 Name: Terrence Marvel Aaron Age: 30 Offense: Grand Theft Name: Ryan Alexander Amy Age: 24 Offense: Defrauding Financial Business Name: Vern Alexander Davis Age: 23 Offense: Child abuse Name: Christina Leola Harvey Age : 34 Offense: 3rd conviction of prostitution PREDATOR ALERT Name: Lavel A Martin Offense: Sex with 16-17 year old Name: Vincent Morgan Offense: Lewd indecent assault against child under 16 Name: Charles Alexander Offense: Living off Prostitution, Lewd sexual battery on children 12-15 Name: Robert Ashwood Offense: Aggravated and sexual battery with deadly weapon Citizens with tips are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS. You can remain anonymous and become eligible for a reward. Name: Alton Baker Offense: Battery by felon Name: Shawn-Anthony Copeland Offense: Lewd behavior against child of 13-15 BACK ON THE STREET Anonymous Killer Gregory Kinder, 44, was found shot and dead in a parking lot at Evergreen Avenue and East 26th Street, about 5 blocks from his listed address. If you know anything that can help in the investigation, please call the Crime Stoppers at 866-845TIPS (8477). You will remain anonymous and could receive a cash reward if your information leads to an arrest. Hit &Run Linda Bostain, 61, was hit by a car while crossing the street. The man in the car came out and talked to her briefly before leaving in his vehicle. She said she is able to identify the car and the driver. The car is an older model white passenger car, possibly a white Nissan Versa and should have front-end damage. The driver is described as a man, 5'10", 170 pounds with brown hair. If you have any information, please call the Florida Highway Patrol at 1-800-387-1290 Armed Robber A couple in Georgia was approached by an armed robber with his face covered in a bandana. He forced them to drive to an ATMwhere he got $600 and also an additional $350 from the couple that they already had on them. Then he had them drive back to the hotel where he was dropped off.The couple said the suspect needed the money for his mother who had cancer. Police say the man fled on foot. If you know anything that can help find the suspect, please call the Crime Stoppers at 866-845TIPS (8477). You will remain anonymous and could receive a cash reward if your information leads to an arrest. ON THE LOOKOUT

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JUNE 11, 2011THE STARPR 1 PREP RAP PREP RAP Youth Section Youth Section The Florida and Georgia Salutes The Class of "2011" By Angela Favors-Morrell The commencement speakers at the 2011 ceremonies this year weren't advising graduates to take, they were advising them to give. More specifically, to give back to the Community, the University, the School that has given them an education. This year's commencement ad dresses challenged the graduates of the Class of "2011" to make the world a better place.You can't live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you. ~John Wooden College of Coastal Georgia,CCGA CLASS OF 2011. In this picture: Brandon Lewis, Lynette Baker, Shatika Roberts and Bryan Nicholas West College Graduate Dominique Clinch graduated from Brewton-Parker College Amanda Mncey Graduated from South Georgia College Jose Sanchez and Anibal "AJ" Sanchez Neco Trimmings and Marcus Mydell Shakir Robinson

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JUNE 11, 2011THE STARPR 2Negro SpiritualŽ Scholarship FoundationOrlando FL … At the invitation of Mrs. Patricia Mica -wife of Floridas District 7 U.S. Congressional Representative Hon. John L. Mica … our 2011 (Florida) GRADY-RAYAM PRIZE In Sacred Music Male Vocalist Frank Humphrey III sang the spiritual Let Us Break Bread Together as the invocation for the First Ladys Lunch held at the Washington Hilton in the nations capital on Wednesday 18th May 2011. First Lady Michelle Obama was feted on the occasion, and she delivered a speech to the gathering. (Mrs. Mica was the chairperson for this years gathering of spouses of congressional and other governmental figures with the First Lady, and the annual tradition is highly ranked on Washingtons social register.) Frank (pictured here with Mrs. Obama) is a graduating senior from Douglas Anderson School of the Arts in Jacksonville who was given a $3,000 tuition-assistance grant for college along with winning our competition. He will begin undergraduate studies in Vocal Performance at Bethune-Cookman University (Daytona) this Fall. [Photo courtesy of REFLECTIONS Event Photography and used with permission] This was the third occasion on which the Negro SpiritualŽ Scholarship Foundation had been invited to the nations capital at the behest of Congressman Micas office, and the importance of the recognition is not lost on the agency. We are extremely proud of being called upon repeatedly to send outstanding Florida citizens to Washington as youth ambassadors for our mission of preserving the American Negro spiritual song and providing educational opportunity for college-bound students,Ž said Rudolph C. Cleare, Managing Director of the Foundation. Visit www.negrospiritual.org to learn more about the NSŽSF and its programs. PREP RAP PREP RAP State Representative MIA L. JONES Announces SALES TAX HOLIDAY DATESBACK TO SCHOOL SALES TAX HOLIDAYThe Legislature sent the Governor a Tax Credits bill (HB 143) that includes the "Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday," which I was happy to support. This three-day sales tax-free holiday goes from August 12-14, 2011 and provides an exemption on clothing and backpacks, which cost $75 or less. This year's sale holiday does not include textbooks. It also include school supplies that cost $15 or less per item, such as pens, pencils, erasers, crayons, notebooks, notebook filler paper, legal pads, binders, lunch boxes, construction paper, markers, folders, poster board, composition books, poster paper, scissors, cellophane tape, glue or paste, rulers, computer disks, protractors, compasses, and calculators.BACK TO SCHOOL SALES TAX HOLIDAY € AUGUST 12-14, 2011Clothing and Footwear (defined as an "article of wearing apparel, including all footwear, except skis, swim fins, roller blades, and skates, intended to be worn on or about the human body," but excluding watches, watchbands, jewelry, umbrellas, and handkerchiefs);Wallets; and handkerchiefs);Wallets; and Bags (including handbags, backpacks, fanny packs, and diaper bags, but excluding briefcases, suitcases, and other garment bags). Duval County Public Schools Improve Spring 2011 FCAT 2.0 GradesJacksonville, FL --The Florida Department of Education has released the results of the Spring 2011 FCAT 2.0 Grades 4-10 Reading and Grades 4-8 Mathematics assessments, as well as the results of the Spring 2011 Grade 10 FCAT Mathematics and Grades 5, 8, and 11 FCAT Science assessments. Duval County Public Schools (DCPS) has shown improvement in 11 different areas while scores stayed the same in 3 others. We are encouraged to see that our students are continuing to make progressŽ, said Superintendent Pratt-Dannals. These scores are proof of the hard work and dedication of our students and teachers.Ž The results for the 2011 FCAT 2.0 show improvements throughout the district. Grades six, and eight through ten all show one-point gains in reading scores, while mathematics scores either rose or stayed the same for grades four, five, seven and ten. Science scores also showed improvement for students in the fifth grade. The shining stars in this years results are Pinedale elementary who improved their scores overall by 139 points over last year. Ortega improved by 97 points, St. Clair Evans by 74 points, Long Branch by 70 points, S.P. Livingston by 58 points, and Biltmore by improved 54 points overall With the release of the 2011 FCAT 2.0 scores, the district has 20 days to review any inconsistencies in scoring. School grades will then be determined and should be released sometime in late June for elementary and middle schools, with high school grades expected sometime in October or November.

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JUNE 11, 2011THE STARPR 4 PREP RAP PREP RAP Youth Section Youth Section Brunswick High School Graduation Shanice Heyward Ashanta Bacon & Neco Trimmings Brunswick High School Graduate Tecoya Brunner The Florida and Georgia Salutes The Class of "2011" By Angela Favors-Morrell(pictures continued from PR-1) DCPS Middle School Accepted as IB Candidate School Jacksonville, FL … One of Duval County Public Schools middle schools, Southside Middle, has been accepted as an International Baccalaureate (IB) candidate school for the Middle Years Programme for IB World Schools. Southside Middle recently received a letter confirming that their application for candidacy has been accepted. To become an IB World School, the school must complete a multistep process that takes about two to three years. Thus far, Southside Middle has fulfilled the first two steps by completing both the school information form as part of the consideration phase, and the Application form part A required for the request for candidacy. Following authorization, Southside Middle will go through an evaluation process that takes place on a regular basis to ensure that the standards and practices of the programme are being maintained.


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Gov. Scott Signs Welfare

Drug Testing Bill
During his campaign, Florida Governor Rick Scott
said that he would require welfare recipients to under-
go drug testing. Well, Gov. Scott signed the bill
Tuesday while in Panama City along with a measure
that bans the designer drug MDPV or 'bath salts.'
The new bill will require anyone applying for tempo-
rary government assistance to pass the test before
receiving benefits.
Each applicant wishing assistance will have to pay for
the tests but will be reimbursed if they pass.
In the State of Florida, there are about 100,000 peo-
ple in the welfare program 80,000 children and
20,000 adults. Duval County has about 6,000 who
will be subject to testing, according to reports.

Two Found Guilty in

Killing Reporter/Editor

Lonzie Leath


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Chauncey Bailey,
Murdered Editor


Yousuf Bey IV, former Your
Black Muslim Bakery leader,
was convicted Thursday of
three counts of murder for
ordering journalist Chauncey
Bailey and two other men,
killed in 2007, according to
Thomas Peele, who reported the
story for the Chauncey Bailey


Project.
Antoine Mackey, Bey IV's co-defendant was convict-
ed of helping Devaughadre Broussard, who confessed
to helping hunt down Bailey and killing another man,
Michael Wills. According to the report, the jury dead-
locked on whether Mackey helped Broussard kill Odell
Roberson, the third victim.
The two convicted Thursday are both 25 years of age,
and face life in prison without the possibility of parole.
The judge has scheduled sentencing for July 8. The
Defense attorneys have expressed their goal of filing
appeals.
There were seven woman and five men on the jury
who began deliberations on May 23 after hearing from
over 75 witnesses during nine weeks.
According to the report, Bailey was killed while head-
ed to work in downtown Oakland, California because
Bey IV did not want him to publish an article telling
that the bakery was having financial troubles.
Chauncey was the first journalist killed over a domes-
tic story in the United States since 1976. He was 57
years of age and editor of the Oakland Post.
Broussard accepted a plea deal in exchange for his
testimony and is expected to be sentenced to 25 years
in prison.
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Oklahoma City,
OK and on left
after civil rights achieved. She
died Wednesday at the age of 88
after a lengthy illness.
Flags in Oklahoma City were
flown at half-mast Friday.

Gil Scott-Heron
1949-2011


"The revolution will not be tele-
vised, will not be televised, will not
be televised. The revolution will
have no re-runs brother; the revolu-
tion will be live." He was known as
the Godfather of rap, poet, activist,
bluesologist, jazz musician.
Gil Scott-Heron died on May 27,
2011, and remained committed to
his beliefs and unique sound.
Gil Scott-Heron lived to see the
revolution with the election of
President Obama.
Clarice Taylor Dies at 93


Clarice Taylor was mostly known
as the self-possessed grandmother
on "The Cosby Show." Bill Cosby.
On the show, she was Dr.
Huxtable's mom. She was 93.
Though many knew her because of
the show, she was also known for
the Obie Award that she won for her
Off Broadway portrayal of Moms
Mabley. Who could forget Moms
Mabley.


District Attorney ASK Tor

Help with Returning Felons


Sheriff John Rutherford, DA Angela Corey and Mayor-Elect Alvin Brown
Photo- FM Powell3
At a meeting Wednesday morning with those who served with the
Jacksonville Journey, District Attorney Angela Corey made a plea to those
in attendance, to help keep returning felons from going back to prison.
She asked that those returning be told immediately by family, friends and
others around, that it is imperative that they get their drivers license
renewed. Many go back to prison shortly after their release because they
unknowingly drive without license. This is just one small step we can take
to help them stay free. MORE ON JAX JOURNEY PAGE B-1

Efforts by Leading Manufacturers

will help prepare 500,000 workers

for Manufacturing Jobs
Last year the White House launched Skills for America's Future to bring
together companies and community colleges around a simple idea: mak-
ing it easier for workers to gain new skills which would make America
more competitive in the global economy. Now, they have a number of
partnerships, as announced through a White House news release, to help
make this a reality, by opening doors to new jobs for workers, and helping
employers find the trained people they need to compete against companies
around the world.
One of the key partners of Skills for America's Future, an initiative of the
Aspen Institute that was launched by the Administration last year, The
Manufacturing Institute, the affiliated non-profit of the National
Association of Manufacturers, will announce an effort to help provide
500,000 community college students with industry-recognized credentials
that will help them get secure jobs in the manufacturing sector. The
Manufacturing Institute will also help enhance these efforts through their
own initiatives to bolster our nation's manufacturing workforce. This
builds on the Administration's strong leadership on manufacturing. The
manufacturing sector has led the economic recovery over the past two
years, with over 230,000 jobs added since the beginning of 2010.
While the manufacturing sector has faced real challenges in recent years,
it continues to be the lifeblood of the America economy. Now they are
forming a vibrant manufacturing workforce system that works.
The program intends to give students the opportunity to earn manufac-
turing credentials that will travel across state lines.
This will be a key partnership -an all-hands deck effort by government,
business, philanthropy and others.
The planned programs will help build the programs also in high schools
and provide opportunities for At-Risk Youth.
There are a number of sources that are already committed with collabo-
rators including The Manufacturing Institute, National Association of
Manufacturers (NAM) and Skills for America's Future.
There is over $2 billion committed to help train students and workers.


Global Day of Prayer to be Anchored in
Jacksonville, Saturday, June 11, 2011
The annual Global Day of Prayer
event will be held Saturday in
Jacksonville, Florida the first time
the event will broadcast from the
United States in its 11-year history.
Bishop Vaughn According to their news release, the
McLaughlin event unites Christians for worship
through praise and prayer while mobi-
lizing the church to become involved in social issues
such as redeveloping urban areas. It will be held at
Veterans Memorial and seen in 220 countries. Bishop
McLaughlin is one of the speakers.


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Elections Office Appoints New
Deputy Supervisor
Supervisor of Elections Jerry
Holland announced the appointment
of Tracie Collier as the new Deputy
Supervisor of Elections, an expanded
role from the former position of
Director of Communications.
Tracie Collier Tracie Collier brings with her ten
years of experience with the
Elections office in the Education and Communication
Department. She is assuming her position immediate-
ly and took her oath in writing on June 1, 2011.


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Official Notification of African American Farmers
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,about the $1.25 billion "Pi'rJii II" class action settlement, In re Black Farmers Discrimination Litigation, is
underway.
Class members should visit www.BlackFarmerCase.com or call 1-877-810-8110 for complete information,
including the detailed notice, key dates, and claims-filing information. Media are requested to include the toll-free
number and website in articles about the Settlement.
African American farmers around the country who tried to file a claim in the 1999 Pigford Settlement but were
unable to receive a decision on the merits because their claims were late are now receiving information about their
legal rights and options under the Settlement by postal mail. A comprehensive paid published notice program will
complement this direct notice. The program will include a nationwide radio advertising campaign, including heavy
focus on areas where large numbers of class members are believed to live. A Summary Notice will also be published
in a variety of print publications including African American newspapers, general market daily and community
newspapers, and farming and ranching trade publications. Finally, online ads will appear on a variety of websites.
The plaintiffs and USDA announced the proposed settlement in late 2010 and President Obama signed the bill
authorizing payment of the Settlement on December 9, 2010. If approved by the Court, the settlement will resolve
discrimination claims related to USDA farm loans and other benefits. The proposed settlement includes $1.25 bil-
lion for cash payments and loan forgiveness for class members who file valid claims. Class members eligible for the
Settlement are African Americans who farmed (or attempted to farm) between January 1, 1981 and December 31,
1996; were prevented from applying for or were denied a USDA farm loan during that period or were given a loan
with unfair terms; and who filed or attempted to file a late claim between October 13, 1999 and June 18, 2008 in
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as February 28, 2012. The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia will consider whether to grant final
approval of the Settlement at a hearing in Washington D.C. on September 1, 2011 at 9:30 a.m.
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CHURCH


Faith In Our Community

Schedule of Events and Services

ANONEET


SAINT PAUL AME CHURCH, 6910 New Kings
Rd., will recognize their college, highschool graduates,
and students who excelled in all areas during the 2010-
2011 school year. This memorable occasion will take
place during the "Pastor's Pupil Banquet" in the James
Proctor Center on Sunday, June 12, 2011, immediately
following the 10:55 a.m. worship service. Friends and
the public are extended a special and warm invitation to
share in this meritorious event. A donation of $7.00 for
adults and $5.00 for children is requested. The Rev. Dr.
Marvin C. Zanders is the pastor of Saint Paul AME
Church. Please contact the office at 764-2755 for addi-
tional information.
GREATER NEW HOPE AME CHURCH, located at
2708 N. Davis St., on June 26, 2011 at 4:00 p.m., the
Trustee & Pastor's Assistance Boards and Lay
Organization will have their ANNUAL MUSICAL
High spirited performances by local talents. Rev. Mary
F. Davis, Pastor. Call 904-356-2121 for more info.

MANNERS AND GOOD BEHAVIOR SUMMER
CAMP is now accepting applications for Summer
Camp beginning June 13, 2011. This 9 week Etiquette
Camp is held Monday thru Friday for Boys and Girls
ages 5 to 14. Campers will learn practical skills they
may use immediately at home, at school, and in social
situations. These interactive classes focus on up-to-date
social and communication skills which build self-
esteem, self-respect, and respect for others. Classes
include Speech & Voice, Public Speaking, Table
Manners, Character Development and Reading
Enrichment. Summer Camp is held in the Educational
Building of Historic Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church located in
the beautiful downtown area of Jacksonville, Florida.
Class size is limited and issued on a first-come, first
served basis. For additional information, please call
Historic Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church at 904-355-9475.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH The smooth, rich
sounds of Southern Gospel Music will ring loudly in
the Callahan area, as The Palmetto State Quartet, will
be featured at the First Baptist Church, located at 54031
Church Road in Callahan, FL, on Sunday, June 12,
2011. This popular Quartet will share their unique,
four-part harmony during an exciting musical event
beginning at 10:15 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. The Palmetto
State Quartet brings energy, excitement and musical
excellence to each concert.
MILLIONS MORE MOVEMENT, Jacksonville
Local Organizing Committee, Inc., a non-profit organi-
zation is appealing for your excess clothes, clothes
hangers, shoes all sizes women, men, children and
school supplies. These items will be used in our organ-
izations next 'Clothes Give-A-Way.' These items can be
brought to 916 N. Myrtle Avenue, Monday through
Friday between the hours of 9:00 am til 5:00 pm. You
can also call us to pickup your donations. Our contact
number is 904-354-1775 or 904-240-9133. If you
would like to learn more about JLOC, Inc., MMM visit
our website www.jaxloc.org. Help us, 'as we work to
end the violence through a good, quality education, and
not more incarceration.'
THE NORTHEAST FLORIDA BAPTIST ASSOCI-
ATION Mobile Dental Unit, on July 19, 2011, 8:30
am 4 pm, will have medical, financial screening and
appointments at Yulee Baptist Church, 85971 Harts
Road, Yulee. These appointments are on a first-come,
first-serve basis. Only basic dental work (fillings and
extractions) are provided by the MDU. NO cleaning of
teeth, dentures or oral surgery will be provided. No
appointments can be made on the phone; you must
appear in person to make an appointment. The Mobile
Dental Unit of the Florida Baptist Convention will be at
The Northeast Florida Baptist Association, July 25-29,
2011. The Association is located at 851035 U.S. Hwy
17 North, Yulee, Florida. For more information contact
the Northeast Florida Baptist Association 904-225-
5941.

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Mt Nebo Missionary
Baptist Church


'7: The Mt. Nebo Missionary
Baptist Church family
invites you to join them in
S \ their blessing of God
'' ( allowing them to celebrate
their 40th Church
Anniversary and the shep-
\ herd, Reverend Will A.
Waldrop's 24th
U Anniversary. This year the
Rev. Will A. and Mrs. theme is "Still Serving God
Saundra Waldrop In The Midst of the
Battles." Scripture theme is II Chronicles-20:15. Thus
saith the Lord unto you, be not afraid nor dismayed by
reason of this great multitude; for the battle is not yours,
but God's. This wondrous event will take place Sunday,
June 12th at 4:00 p.m.; Monday, June 13th at 7:00 p.m.;
and, Wednesday, June 15th at 7:00 p.m. The church is
located at 8778 Lake Placid Dr., East. If you need addi-
tional information, please call 768-8916.
Listings are due the Tuesday before the next issue.
EmaiF submissions preferred. Send to:
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I DEATH NOTICES
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JACKSONVILLE FL
(AREA DEATHS)

ADDISON, Carrie
Mizell, 79, died June 5,
2011.
ALICEA, Wilfredo, died
June 1, 2011.
BAIRD, Edward, Jr., 80,
died June 6, 2011.
BEASLEY, Sarah, 79,
died June 2, 2011.
BRIGHT, Pauline B.,
June 5, 2011.
BROWN, Betty, died
June 4, 2011.
BULLARD, Barbara,
May 31, 2011.
CADY, Thomas S., Sr.,
77, died June 7, 2011.
CASON, Wilburt, died
June 5, 2011.
COCHRAN, Robbie,
died June 5, 2011.
COLLINS, Grady, died
May 23, 2011.
CUMMINGS, Jessie,
died June 6, 2011.
DEAL, Susan, died June
1, 2011.
ELLISON, Shannon
Pearl, 32, died June 5,
2011.
FLYNN, Jeneva
McAteer, 82, died June 5,
2011.
HAWKINS, Theodore,
died June 2, 2011.
HODGES, Lee Ruth
McBride, died June 5,
2011.
HOGAN, Dea. Samuel,
72, died June 5, 2011.
HOLMES, Edward, died
June 3, 2011.
HUNTER, Laura Mae,
died May 31, 2011.
JENKINS, Roberta, died
June 4, 2011. Alphonso
West Mortuary, Inc.
KINDER, Gregory
Lamar, 44, died June 4,
2011.
LAKES, Shirlie, 76, died
June 1, 2011.
LAMOTHE, Rosemary
B., 74, died June 7, 2011.
LIPFORD, Christine,
died May 28, 2011.
McCAIN, Charles
Walker, died June 3,
2011.
MILLER, Willie, died
June 7, 2011.
MOULTRIE, Eva, died


June 6, 2011.
NICHOLS, Gordon, died
June 6, 2011.
PONTON, Elizabeth,
died June 1, 2011.
QUARTERMAN,
Winifred Bender, died
June 5, 2011. Alphonso
West Mortuary, Inc.
ROBINSON, Laura Bell,
died June 3, 2011.
SCHUSTER, Norman
Albert, Sr., died June 3,
2011.
STANLEY, Robert, 75,
died June 2, 2011.
TERRY, Aubrey W., died
June 4, 2011.
TILLMAN, Carmella
LaRosa, died May 31,
2011.
TINKER, Lavelle, died
June 3, 2011.
TURNER, Alfreddie,
died June 3, 2011.
WALLACE, Terri Lynn,
died May 22, 2011.
WARD, Gary Elvin, 49,
died May 28, 2011.
WARD, Jane, died June
2, 2011.
WILLIAMS, Glenda
Faye, 69, died June 4,
2011.
WINCHESTER,
Gordon, died June 2,
2011.
WISHMAN, Walter, 81,
died June 4, 2011.
YOACHUM, Robert
Eugene, "Bob," 81, died
June 4, 2011.
YTSON, Frances, 70,
died May 26, 2011.
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GEORGIA DEATHS
BARTELS, Robert F.,
70, died June 4, 2011.
BROWN, Leola, 63, died
June 4, 2011.
CARR, Charles, 68, died
June 4, 2011.
COX, Charles M., Sr.,
82, died May 31, 2011.
DeLOACH, Billy Joe,
73, died May 29, 2011.
ELLISON, Michael,
died May 28, 2011.
GREEN, Charlie, died
May 30, 2011.
LeCOUNT, Edith M.,
died June 6, 2011.
SHED, Jim, died June 5,
2011.


SThe Church Directory
"Come and Worship With Us"

New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church
1824 Prospect Street Jacksonville, FL 32208
Sunday School ..................................9:30 a.m.
Sunday Morning ';;.
Intercessory Prayer..................10:45 a.m. ;
Morning Worship ......................11:00 a.m.
Youth Church
2nd & 3rd Sundays (Old Sanctuary)
Tuesday Pastoral Bible Study ............... 7:00 p.m.
Elder Arnitt Jones, Acting Pastor-
Rev. Joe Calhoun, Pastor Emeritus ,.
(904) 764-5727 Church I

Historic Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church
Sunday
W orship Service .............. ................. 10:00 a.m.
Church School ............... .................... 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday
"Glory Hour" Bible Study .............. .......... 10:00 a.m.
"Jehovah Jireh" Bible Study ............... .......... 6:30 p.m.
2nd & 4th Thursday "Young at Heart Ministry .......... 10:00 a.m.
Friday
Joy Explosion M ministry ........................... 6:30 p.m .
201 East Beaver St. (904) 355-9475
Rev. Pearce Edwing, Sr.

GREATER EL-BETHEL DIVINE HOLINESS CHURCH
"The Church Where Everybody Is Somebody"
Bishop Lorenzo Hall., Pastor
Street Address: 723 W. 4th St. Jacksonville, Florida 32209
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3575, Jacksonville, Florida 32206
Church Telephone: (904) 359-0661 Home: (904) 358-8932 Cell: 710-1586
Sunday School............................ ........................................ 9:30 a.m .
M morning W orship...... .................... .............................................. 11:00 a.m .
Tuesday..............................................Prayer Meeting & Bible Study,7:00 p.m.
Thursday................. ....................................................Joy Night,7:00 p.m.
"Email: Gospell75@aol.com
Website: Greaterelbethel.org

Payres ChapelA.M.E. Church
22l11i .\ l Ii Street, P.O. Bo'. '"i5 Buiintin,\ i ick !I 211
.... (9121 2(2 l-6 55
I, .R: ', v Richard /lii, ,,r,'i [,r i .'. ,..,
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"The Jacksonville Journey has demonstrably low-
ered the crime rate in our city significantly since 2008,
which shows a strong return on investment for these
programs. The kids we save through the Journey's pro-
grams are our future, and so I will continue to be a
strong proponent of prevention and intervention and
build upon Mayor Peyton's legacy through the
Jacksonville Journey. --Mayor-elect Alvin Brown
The Jacksonville Journey: Take a step, a compre-
hensive communitywide initiative aimed at stemming
and reversing the flow of crime in Jacksonville began
December 2007 under the chairmanship of Curtis Hart
and former State Senator Betty Holzendorf. The last
meeting before Mayor Elect Brown take office was
held with the theme "Delivering on the Promise of a
Safer Jacksonville." During a 2 year period of violent
crime and murder, shooting deaths of young people and
children, Jacksonville became known as "The Murder
Capital of Florida ". Mayor Peyton pulled together a
group of community leaders, concern citizens, law
enforcement officers, and experts in helping communi-
ties solve problems to come up with solutions. A plan
of action was put in place that not only addressed the
presence of police on the streets, but the root cause of
crime through prevention, rehabilitation and targeted
intervention. Funding for The Journey was given in 4
areas divided into 4 time periods. The first area:
Increasing Police Presence and Eliminating Crime,
included The JSO office with Operation Safe Streets
and a "door -to -door approach; Municipal Code
Compliance Division that provided a way to eliminate
blight and unsafe places that provided a place to deal
drugs and other criminal activity; Local Initiatives
Support Corporation, a community revitalization strat-
egy for real estate development groups; Family
Foundations/1000 in 1000 to give assistance for finan-
cial education and management services for Duval
County Residents. The second area focused on Felon
Re-entry. This was an Ex-offender Employment
Program providing job placement service. The
Jacksonville Re-entry center is now a required first
stop upon returning to Duval County; Ex-offender
Training and Re-entry Services, programs that pro-
vide job readiness training and educational support.
The third area "Keeping Kids Safe and Productive"
include Alternative to Out-of-School Suspension
(ATOSS); Team Up, Early Literacy, Youth Gang
Intervention, Summer Camp, Summer Jobs Program,
Juvenile Assessment Center and Jacksonville
Commitment Scholarship Program. The fourth area is
Capital Funding -Year One Only that included
Neighborhood Job Opportunities Town Centers,
Repair Neglected City Assets and Community Centers
Management Services. The four time periods showing
allotted dollars were 2008-2009 the first nine months
$30, 997,895 million dollars. The second period 2009 -
2010 $19,681,499 million, the third period
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By: Lucius Gantt
Republican Party members on the national, state and
local levels are launching all out attacks on voters, vot-
ers rights and voting laws.
The devilish plots to disenfranchise voters is an
attempt to change the election process to insure future
victories by puppets of the military industrial and com-
mercial complex.
By the time of the 2012 elections, voting dates will
be changed, voter registration procedures will be
changed, absentee voting processes will be changed
and, if they have their way, voting numbers will be changed.
Passing laws that will benefit incumbent elected officials and assist one politi-
cal party or another is nothing new. Democrats have done it too. However, this cur-
rent effort to change voting laws and voting outcomes is nothing less than massive.
Let's see. If you change residency requirements for voting registration, who
does that impact? Students. And guess which party most students voted for.
If you change times and requirements for early voting, who does that impact?
These law changes affect every voter by making voting less convenient.
If you change voter identification requirements and residency requirements it
would also result in less voting, lower turnouts and mute the voices of millions o
potential voters.
But God works in mysterious ways!
The GOP attack on the current voting system is a rush to judgment that may
resemble a double-edged sword and cut both ways.
Instead of helping to elect more Republicans by changing voting laws,
Republicans may end up hurting themselves!
Can I prove that? Yes!
The Republican Party was already more politically technological than
Democrats, more scientific than Democrats, more creative than Democrats and
more politically vigorous than Democrats.
Republicans are currently better than Democrats at fund raising, better with
direct mail, better with robo-calls, better at generating absentee votes, better at
grinding home their political messages and better at hiring and utilizing profession-
al consultants and advisors.
So when the Republicans decided to change every political law that they could,
they may have hurt the Republican candidates that were good at generating votes
the way the laws were.
Time will tell but regardless of the laws, new or old, the candidates that win elec-
tions are the candidates that get the most votes.
The Republican Party couldn't win a rat race if the Democratic Party could turn
out voters that are registered as Democrats because there are more registered
Democrats in the United States than there are registered Republicans.
But oh, American political parties are tricky. Sometimes if you take away the
party affiliation, you can't tell a member of one major political party from a mem-
ber of the other party.
Both parties seek to have candidates that are conservative, both parties seek to
have candidates that are wealthy and both parties seek to have candidates that
desire to support big business more than they support the American masses.
Yes, I say we've been twisted, turned and misled. The people we thought were
working for us are actually working for themselves and against the people. They do
what they do to raise money, do what they do to get reelected and do what they do
to trick you.
No matter how many laws are changed, if African American voters go to the
polls, Black voters will decide who stays in The White House and who lives in the
whore house or the out house!
America's white voters are divided and if enough brothers and sisters cast bal-
lots, Blacks will decide the winning candidates in most election contests. (Buy
Gantt's book "Beast Too: Dead Man Writing" and contact Lucius at www.allworld-
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RIVERSIDE ARTS MARKET PERFORMANCES: Saturday June 11, 2011
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GINUWINE AND TANK on Friday June 17, 2011- 8:00 PM at Florida Theatre
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information.
"SECOND ANNUAL "STOP THE VIOLENCE RECOGNITION BAN-
QUET" on Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. This years' banquet will be held
at the Community Rehabilitation Center Banquet Hall located at 623 Beechwood
Street in Jacksonville, Florida.For ticket information,please contact Bishop Dr.
Lorenzo Hall at (904) 710 -1586 or email: Gospell75@aol.com.
"CAMP RESTORATION FOR YOUTH SUMMER CAMP 2011" to all
youth In the communities, also reaching out to low income youth and children that
have been affected by Crime open enrollment now,serving free Hot breakfast and
hot lunch to kids ages 0-18yrs.we are also seeking Mentors,Volunteers,Teachers,
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GENERAL INFORMATION
DEFOMOTOPN: A common, contagious childhood disease
characterized by high fever and skin rash.
BODY PARTS INVOLVED: Skin; central nervous system.
SEX OR AGE MOST AFFECTED: Infants and young children (1 to 3 years).
SIGNS & SYMPTOMS
* Fever, often high, for several days to 1 week.
* Irritability.
* Drowsiness.
* Flat,reddish skin rash after 4 or 5 days of high fever. When the rash
appears, fever and other symptoms disappear.
CAUSES: It is caused by a herpes virus 9TYPE 6). INCUBATION IS 5 TO 10 DAYS.
RISK INCREASES WITH
* Day care center.
* Exposure to others in public places.
HOW TO PREVENT: Avoid exposure if possible.
WHAT TO EXPECT
DIAGNOSTIC MEASURES
* Your own observation of symptoms.
* Medical history and physical exam by a doctor.
* Laboratory studies, such as urinalysis and blood counts, to rule out other
reasons for high fever (such as middle ear infection, meningitis, pneumonia
or urinary-tract infection).
APPROPRIATE HEALTH CARE
* Home care after diagnosis.
* Doctor's treatment.
POSSIBLE COMPLICATIONS
* Convulsions caused by high fever (they will not cause brain damage and will
cease after fever subsides). Roseola's high fevers are a common cause
of febrile convulsions during the first two years of life. The can be frightening,
especially for the parents, but they are not harmful. It is the body's response
to the rapid changes in temperature.
* Infection of the brain (rare).
PROBABLE OUTCOME:Spontaneous recovery in 1 week. The rash may last 2 days,
but sometimes it come and goes in only a few hours.
HOW TO TREAT
GENERAL MEASURES
* There is no specific treatment for roseola. Rest at home is sufficient until
symptoms disappear.
* Luke warm baths or a sponge bath may be used to reduce fever if it reaches
102F (38.9C) or higher.
MEDICATION:For minor discomfort and to reduce fever,you may use non-prescrption
drugs such as acetaminophen. Antibiotics don't help. Don't give a child younger than 18
aspirin for fever. It has been linked to Reye's Syndrom.
ACTIVITY: The child should rest in bed until fever disappears.
DIET: Encourage fluid, intake. The child should eat a normal, well-balanced diet.
Continue baby-vitamin supplements if the child is accustomed to taking them.
CALL YOUR DOCTOR IF
* High fever.
* Twitching or other signs of convulsion begins.
* The child refuses liquids.
* The child cries loudly and persistenly and does not stop when picked up.
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THE 2011 NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
THE 2011 NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES


Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks are hoping to be able to derail the hopes
of the new look Miami Heat's championship aspirations. But if they don't come up
with a few must haves; their chances don't seem very good.
First of all there is the obvious must have... The Mavericks must have someone other
than Dirk Nowitzki step up late in games to close out strong. Dirk will be expected
to carry the offensive load as the centerpiece of the Mav's offensive philosophy. The
Mav's offense is system oriented and designed to put Dirk in prime position to score.
As teams seek to elimi-
nate Dirk as an option by
double and sometimes L- A L
triple teaming him; Dirk
is also counted on to dis-
tribute the ball to the
open player. Dirk's 7ft
frame enables him to
easily do both.
The problem for the
Mavericks against the
Heat is the fact that the
Heat has the athletes to
play one on one with
Nowitzki and still cover
the other players. So in
order for the Mavericks
to have a legitimate shot
at winning in a best of
seven series against the
Heat; others will have to step up in a major way. It is true that the Mavericks won
the regular season against the Heat by a margin of 2-0. It is also true that the Mav's
are a legitimate championship caliber team who easily won the western conference.
The problem is that the regular season wins came early in the season while the Heat
were still learning to play together; an issue that they have since resolved. And the
western conference this year was not exactly the power conference. The Mavs must
also find an answer to the Heat defense which has suffocated teams throughout the
playoffs in route to a 13-3 record and are undefeated in the extremely loud and hos-
tile confines of the American Airlines Arena in Miami.


Game 1
92-84


Game 2
95-93


Game 3
88-86


The Big 3 of the Miami Heat are poised to realize their goal of winning a NBA
championship. The trio sacrificed millions of dollars, individual egos, and even pos-
itive popularity to the end of getting to this point. Now all that stands in their way is
Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks. The Mavericks are the best team out of
the western conference and easily proved it during the playoffs.
The Mavericks also play good defense. As a matter of fact, the zone defense
employed by the Mavericks gives them their best chance against the Heat. The zone
defense forces teams to
live by the jump-shot
because it effectively
takes away the paint
when played well; no
other team in the league
plays the zone as close
to perfection as the
Mavs.
The reality of this
championship series is
that the Heat simply
have the edge in talent.
They have Wade, James,
and Bosh. And if that
wasn't enough; they
now have a healthy
Udonis Haslem and
Chris Miller who missed
much of the regular sea-
son with injuries. Dirk Nowitzki said early in the season that the Heat had the best
team in the league on paper, but then backed off of his comments after beating the
Heat in the 2 regular season meetings. The difference in Miami now is that the team
has had time to gel. They rolled to a 58 win regular season and amassed a 13-3 play-
off record, securing home court advantage in the finals. And last but not least, the
closer for Miami have finally developed the killer instinct they seemed to be miss-
ing early in the regular season. This team has an identity. They know who they are
and how to play together and to each others strengths. On paper and thus far on the
court; the Miami Heat is the best team in the NBA.


Game 4
86-83


Game 5
112-103


Game 6
Sunday


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Bethune-Cookman football Assistant Head Coach Terry Sims is one of 20 coaches invited by the NCAA to its 2011 Expert Forum, which
operates in tandem with the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) Convention at the World Marriott in
Orlando, Florida, June 16-18.The forum's focus is addressing the critical shortage of ethnic minorities in head football coaching positions
and help with career advancement, exposure and networking opportunities within the NCAA membership.
"I'm very excited about the opportunity to be part of the Expert Coaches Forum," said Sims. "I'm looking
forward to adding on to the information I have learned at previous coaching academies. The opportunity to be
around athletic directors, hear from them what they expect from their coaches, what they look for in coaches,
and gaining knowledge on the day-to-day duties of a head coach beyond the field; this experience will be
invaluable in my career." The NCAA hosts the 2011 program with a notable rise in the number of minority
head football coaches following the 2010 season, but from a total of 582 football programs in Division I, II
and III, only 5.7 percent employ head football minority coaches, excluding the historically black colleges and
universities (HBCUs).
The coaches who participate in the Expert Forum have expressed an interest in being a head coach at an
NCAA college or university within their current division or in another NCAA division. Diversity and Inclusion provides the coaches with
program sessions and networking opportunities with current head coaches and athletic administrators who have hiring responsibilities or
influence. The focus of the program centers on ethnic minority football coaches, however, football coaches of other ethnicities have also been
invited to participate.
Those elite coaches invited will work through a very extensive program covering crucial coaching topics such as communications, fiscal
Terry Sims, BCU Asst. Coach responsibilities, successful program building, compliance considerations, and academic issues.


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Neon Deion In Hall of Fame

Prime-Time is back in the spotlight as Deion Sanders heads up the latest class of inductees into to
NCAA college football Hall of Fame. Sanders, who was an All American Defensive back for Florida
State from 1985-1988, glamorized the cornerback position. While at FSU, Neon Deion earned his nick-
name by shutting down the best wide receivers on opposing teams. Quarterbacks would stop throwing
to his side of the field for fear of seeing Deion Dancing down the sideline into the enzone after making
an interception. To bait quarterbacks into throwing to his side of the field; deion would play off of
Receivers and cause the illusion that they were open,
SLand then once the ball was in the air, he would close
on the ball and make the interception. Deion's speed
was his calling card throughout his entire athletic
career.
Sanders joined 15 others in this year's class which
Also included: Florida receiver Carlos Alvarez,
Oregon State fullback Bill Enyart, Georgia defensive
back Jake Scott, Nebraska guard Will Shields,
Minnesota quarterback Sandy Stephens, West Virginia
S linebacker Darryl Talley, Oklahoma halfback Clendon
-Thomas and Michigan State receiver Gene
Washington.
Fisher DeBerry, who led Air Force to a winning
record in 17 of his 23 seasons as Falcons coach, will
also be inducted in December.
The Hall of Fame selection of 1995 Heisman Trophy
winner Eddie George from Ohio State was inducted as
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The Florida and Georgia Salutes The Class of "2011"
By Angela Favors-Morrell

The commencement speakers at the 2011 ceremonies this year weren't advising graduates to take, they were advising them to give. More specif-
ically, to give back to the Community, the University, the School that has given them an education. This year's commencement addresses chal-
lenged the graduates of the Class of "2011" to make the world a better place.
You can't live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you. ~John Wooden


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"Negro Spiritual"

Scholarship Foundation


Orlando FL At the invitation of Mrs. Patricia
Mica -- wife of Florida's District 7 U.S. Congressional
Representative Hon. John L. Mica our 2011 (Florida)
GRADY-RAYAM PRIZE In Sacred Music Male Vocal-
ist Frank Humphrey III sang the spiritual Let Us Break
Bread Together as the invocation for the First Lady's
Lunch held at the Washington Hilton in the nation's cap-
ital on Wednesday 18th May 2011. First Lady Michelle
Obama was feted on the occasion, and she delivered a
speech to the gathering. (Mrs. Mica was the chairperson
for this year's gathering of spouses of congressional and
other governmental figures with the First Lady, and the
annual tradition is highly ranked on Washington's social
register.) Frank (pictured here with Mrs. Obama) is a
graduating senior from Douglas Anderson School of the
Arts in Jacksonville who was given a $3,000 tuition-as-
sistance grant for college along with winning our com-
petition. He will begin undergraduate studies in Vocal
Performance at Bethune-Cookman University (Daytona)
this Fall. [Photo courtesy of REFLECTIONS Event Pho-
tography and used with permission]
This was the third occasion on which the
"Negro Spiritual" Scholarship Foundation had been in-
vited to the nation's capital at the behest of Congressman
Mica's office, and the importance of the recognition is
not lost on the agency. "We are extremely proud of being
called upon repeatedly to send outstanding Florida citi-
zens to Washington as youth ambassadors for our mis-
sion of preserving the American Negro spiritual song and
providing educational opportunity for college-bound stu-
dents," said Rudolph C. Cleare, Managing Director of the
Foundation.
Visit www.negrospiritual.org to learn more
about the "NS"SF and its programs.


Duval County Public Schools Improve Spring 2011

FCAT 2.0 Grades
Jacksonville, FL --- The Florida Department of Education has released the results of
the Spring 2011 FCAT 2.0 Grades 4-10 Reading and Grades 4-8 Mathematics assessments,
as well as the results of the Spring 2011 Grade 10 FCAT Mathematics and Grades 5, 8, and
11 FCAT Science assessments. Duval County Public Schools (DCPS) has shown improve-
ment in 11 different areas while scores stayed the same in 3 others.
"We are encouraged to see that our students are continuing to make progress", said
Superintendent Pratt-Dannals. "These scores are proof of the hard work and dedication of our
students and teachers."
The results for the 2011 FCAT 2.0 show improvements throughout the district. Grades
six, and eight through ten all show one-point gains in reading scores, while mathematics
scores either rose or stayed the same for grades four, five, seven and ten. Science scores also
showed improvement for students in the fifth grade.
The shining stars in this year's results are Pinedale elementary who improved their
scores overall by 139 points over last year. Ortega improved by 97 points, St. Clair Evans by
74 points, Long Branch by 70 points, S.P. Livingston by 58 points, and Biltmore by improved
54 points overall
With the release of the 2011 FCAT 2.0 scores, the district has 20 days to review any
inconsistencies in scoring. School grades will then be determined and should be released
sometime in late June for elementary and middle schools, with high school grades expected
sometime in October or November.

State Representative MIA L. JONES Announces
SALES TAX HOLIDAY DATES

BACK TO SCHOOL SALES TAX HOLIDAY
The Legislature sent the Governor a Tax Credits bill
(HB 143) that includes the "Back-to-School Sales Tax Hol-
iday," which I was happy to support. This three-day sales
tax-free holiday goes from August 12-14, 2011 and pro-
vides an exemption on clothing and backpacks, which cost
$75 or less. This year's sale holiday does not include text-
books.
It also include school supplies that cost $15 or less
per item, such as pens, pencils, erasers, crayons, note-
books, notebook filler paper, legal pads, binders, lunch
boxes, construction paper, markers, folders, poster board,
composition books, poster paper, scissors, cellophane _
tape, glue or paste, rulers, computer disks, protractors, compasses, and calculators.
BACK TO SCHOOL SALES TAX HOLIDAY AUGUST 12-14, 2011
Clothing and Footwear (defined as an "article of wearing apparel, including all
footwear, except skis, swim fins, roller blades, and skates, intended to be worn on or
about the human body," but excluding watches, watchbands, jewelry, umbrellas, and
handkerchiefs);Wallets; and handkerchiefs);Wallets; and Bags (including handbags,
backpacks, fanny packs, and diaper bags, but excluding briefcases, suitcases, and
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The Florida and Georgia Salutes

The Class of "2011"


By Angela Favors-Morrell

(pictures continued from PR-1)


Shanice Heyward


Brunswick High School Graduation


Ashanta Bacon & Neco Trimmings


Brunswick High School
Graduate Tecoya Brunner


DCPS' Middle School Accepted as
IB Candidate School

Jacksonville, FL One of Duval County Public Schools'
middle schools, Southside Middle, has been accepted as an In-
ternational Baccalaureate (IB) candidate school for the Middle
Years Programme for IB World Schools. Southside Middle re-
cently received a letter confirming that their application for can-
didacy has been accepted.
To become an IB World School, the school must com-
plete a multistep process that takes about two to three years.
Thus far, Southside Middle has fulfilled the first two steps by
completing both the school information form as part of the con-
sideration phase, and the Application form part A required for
the request for candidacy.
Following authorization, Southside Middle will go
through an evaluation process that takes place on a regular
basis to ensure that the standards and practices of the pro-
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As an African American newspaper, we basically report on offenses committed by African Americans. Please note that in our
observations, weekly reports show that African Americans DO NOT commit the largest percentage of criminal offenses in this area.


Ongoing Case of 12-Year-Old Murderer

12-year-old, Cristian Fernandez,
recently was charged with first-degree
murder after beating his two-year old
brother, David Galarriagio, to death,
leaving him bruised with a fractured
skull and a bleeding brain.
Fernandez confessed to the beat-
ing of his younger brother and records
show that he also broke his leg in Jan-
uary. This all happened when his
mother Biannela Susana, 25, left the
house and left Fernandez to take care
of his younger brother. Susana later re-

Sturned home to find her two-year-old
Cristian Fernandez, 12, at court
and is currently in an isolation son on the ground unconscious. Instead
cell in Duval County Jail of calling the police, she wiped the
blood off the baby, changed his clothing, and put ice on his head hop-
ing he would wake up. She was hoping it was only a concussion and she
ended up going to the hospital after two hours. Doctors said that if she


3 Arrested in Robbery/Kidnapping, 2 Still at Large

S.. Ajay Kumar, 31, was
found naked, beaten and
bleeding. Kumar was
originally in Jacksonville
and he was giving a ride
to someone he knew by
the name of Hailey to St.
Hailey Sizemore, Gennaro Barnes, and Isa Dean Marys, Georgia.
arrested Kumar said after he
parked the car to get out of the vehicle, he was confronted by four men de-
manding all of his money. One of them was carrying an assault rifle, who re-
peatedly started beating Kumar on his head and face with his hands, feet, and
even with the gun he was carrying. The other men started beating him after he
fell to the ground, primarily targeting his upper body and head. They took his
wallet, cellphone, and demanded the PIN number for his debit cards and was


went to the hospital immediately, the boy
could've survived.
Other things have been taken into ac-
count such as Fernandez's troubled his-
tory. His father was jailed and charged for
statutory sexual assault after getting Su-
sana pregnant when she was 12. Susana be-
came a mother and gave birth to
Fernandez at an extremely young age and
Biannela Susana, 25, Mother they both ended up in foster care together.
of Fernandez Also Susana grew up with a mother who
was a drug addict. In October Susana moved to Jacksonville with her
children after Fernandez's stepfather killed himself in front of the fam-
ily.
Fernandez is not being charged as a juvenile, but as an adult as
he may be a danger to society in the future prosecutors say. He is the
youngest person in Jacksonville to be charged with first-degree murder.
Previously it was Thomas Thompson who was 13-years old. Susana is
also in jail on related manslaughter charges for lying to the police at
first and trying to cover up the beating and she is also charged for neg-
ligent homicide.


told that he'd be killed if he gives them
the wrong information. Some of the men
drove off in his car with his cards while
the others stayed with Kumar with the
gun to his head. Then shortly after, they
left as well after receiving a call from the
others who left earlier. Kumar was as-
sisted by local residents as he walked out Deangelo Davis and Kristopher
of the area. He was taken to Southeast Daniels still at large
Georgia Healthy System Camden Campus after police and emergency medical
personnel arrived.
Kumar's vehicle was recovered not too long later and five suspects
were identified involved in the robbery: Hailey Sizemore, 21; Gennaro Barnes,
25; Isa Dean, 19; Kristopher Daniels, 26; and Deangelo Davis, 25. Sizemore,
Barnes, and Dean have been arrested the next day. Davis and Daniels have not
been found as of yet.


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Did You Hear About?...


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Man Doesn't Pay 50 Cent Transit Fare Leads to Big Arrest

An officer was at the JTA Bus
Terminal located at 201 West Union
Street working off duty. He had just
gotten off JTA Skyway train at 301 N.
Hogan Street also known as Hemming
Plaza Exit.
As soon as he got off, he noticed a
man by the name of Amanuel
Zeratzion, avoiding paying the transit
box of 50 cents by just passing

Amanuel Zeratzion through the turn style. The officer con-
fronted the man asking why he didn't
pay and Zeratzion said that he did. The suspect did not give up
on his word, which resulted in a pat down from the officer. The
suspect had several concealed weapons (three eight inch non
folding knives). One was inside his box underwear and the other
two were strapped to each of his calves on his legs with elastic
straps.
The suspect was mirandized, placed under arrest, and
transported to jail. He was charged with Carrying Concealed
Weapon and Transit Fare Evasion.


Wallet Snatcher Caught!


Recently, a notorious couple of thieves, specializ-
ing in stealing cards out of women's purses at
Walmart, have been sought out for. JSO received a
call from a citizen to help catch one of the suspects.
Her name is Amanda Love Gardner, 27, and con-
victed of multiple charges of fraudulent use of
credit cards in Duval County. Citizens are remind-
ed to keep personal items with them at all times
while shopping and not place personal items in the
shopping cart.


Amanda Love
Gardner


Protect People and Pet from the Heat

With temperatures rising and the start of summer just around the corer, it is
important that drivers are knowledgeable about the potential dangers of leav-
ing children, the elderly, or animals in a hot car. Vehicles heat up quickly -
even with a window rolled down two inches. If the outside temperature is in
the low 80sF, the temperature inside a vehicle can reach deadly levels in as
little as 10 minutes.A core body temperature of 107F is considered lethal, as
cells are damaged and internal organs shut down. Children's thermoregulato-
ry systems are not as efficient as an adult's and their body temperatures warm
at a rate three to five times fast than adults. The normal body temperature
range of a dog is 101 to 102 degrees. If that temperature rises to 106 degrees,
there is real danger of brain damage and vital organ failure. Anyone who sees
a child or an animal that is left in an unattended or unsupervised vehicle
should immediately call 9-1-1. Per Florida State Statutes 316.6135 and 828.12
both incidents are punishable by law.


MAKE SURE YOUR KIDS KNOW!

*How to call 911 or "0" in emergencies, and how to use a public phone. Help
them practice making emergency phone calls. Be sure emergency
numbers-police, fire, poison control and emergency medical-are by all
phones.
*Their full name, address, and phone number (including the area code), plus
your work phone number. If you have a cellular phone and/or beeper, teach
your children these numbers as well.
*How to walk confidently and stay alert to what's going on around them.
*To walk and play with friends, not alone.
*To refuse rides or gifts from anyone, unless it's someone both you and your
child know and trust.
*To tell a trusted adult immediately if anyone, no matter whom, touches them
in a way that makes them feel uncomfortable.

SAFEGUARD YOUR CHILDREN

*Learn about warning signs that your child might be involved with drugs or


gangs.
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ing to your children
or just being with
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positive, fun activi-
ties that they can take
part in.
*Always know and
know about your
child's activities.
*Know where your
child is, and when he
or she will return.
*Be sure you and
your child are clear
on your rules and
expectations for


activities.


Make


absolutely clear what
is OK and what is
not.
*Teach your child
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Woman Arrested for Leaving 76-Year-Old Mother in Hot Car

Alicia Gray Scott, 48, was arrested after
leaving her 76-year-old mother in the car to go
eat at a Chinese restaurant with her daughter.
Calls were made to the Jacksonville Sher-
iff's Office reporting an elderly woman
slumped over in the front passenger seat of a
car. People around were very concerned about
this and one said that she even asked for water
and wanted to leave. Police showed up at the
Scene and checked up on the 76-year-old and
verified that she was in good condition, but she
Alicia Gray Scott was still taken to the hospital. Leaving some-
one in a car for long periods of time can be dangerous as heat builds up,
especially in the Florida heat. The car wasn't even running, so the the AC
was not turned on.
Scott was charged with culpable negligence. She was also
charged with aggravated assault for pushing the officers. She was also
tased for not cooperating. This is probably not anything new to Scott's
mother as her daughter said, "This is what we normally do with Nana be-
cause she gets tired."


SCouple Completes Journey of Visiting all 50 States and
,. Gets Killed in Ohio
SLiberty Township, Ohio- An elderly couple from Manches-
S iter, Connecticut, had just finished visiting all 50 states of
the country and ended with a tragic accident. Ohio was the
last state of their lifelong goal quest. The couple were walk-
ing over to the Denny's right across the street from the hotel
they were staying at until they were struck by a minivan. Keith Rodgers, 73, died im-
mediately and his wife Doreen, 71, died shortly after at St. Elizabeth's Health Center.
Police are still determining whether the driver of the minivan, a 64-year-old woman
from Vienna, Ohio, is at fault. The couple were walking through an area not marked for
pedestrians and the driver has not been charged yet. Other factors will be looked at such
as speed of the vehicle, inattention of the driver, or tuning the radio.
* Woman Shows up to Sixth DUI Court Hearing Drunk
Elgin, IL- Sandra Uher, 54, has been arrested for DUI for the sixth time.
She was charged after running a stop sign and crashing into another ve-
hicle. Police said her blood-alcohol level came out to be .30, which is
nearly four times the legal limit. It is illegal to drive with a blood-alcohol
level of .08 or higher in the U.S. On top of that, she was driving with a revoked license.
Uher has a list of DUI charges, including the one in 1999, where she was arrested twice
on the same day. For her last hearing, Uher has also appeared drunk for this occasion.
After conviction, she may face up to 30 years in prison.


Utah Man Pays $25 Medical Bill in Pennies
Vernal, Utah- Jason West, 38, was charged with a bill of $25 he
did not feel he had to pay. West approached this matter by re-
turning the hospital and dumping 2,500 pennies on the counter
demanding it to be counted. Paying in any amount of coins is
not against the law. Money is still money, but cops were called
and said that West's behavior served no legitimate purpose. West was charged with
disorderly conduct and a fine of $140, or 140,000 pennies.

Cheerleading Victim Forced to Pay $35,000 for not Cheering for Rapist Athlete
Silsbee, TX- The victim of this story was a cheerleader and she
S went to the same high school as her rapist, Rakheem Bolton, who
was an athlete. He was later pleaded guilty to a lesser charge and
was allowed to still play for the varsity basketball team. The victim
was later cheering for the team, with her cheering squad, that her
rapist was playing for. She cheered on the players, but refused to
cheer for Rakheem. She was told that if she didn't shout "Rakheem" like the rest of
the cheerleaders, she would be kicked off the squad. She still refused, resulting in her
getting kicked off the cheerleading squad. Her family fought and sued against the
district, which they lost. Then the high school forced their parents to pay their legal
fees which ended up to be over $35,000. The victim and her family are currently re-
ceiving nationwide attention and support.


3 Arrested for Feeding the Homeless!

The three individuals in this story have gone out of their way to do such
terrible things such as feeding the hungry. They were arrested after setting up in a
local park feeding a large group of homeless people. Unfortunately, they were ar-
rested by the police for violation of an
ordinance that was passed earlier this
year, requiring them to have permits.
The three that were arrested were
Jessica Cross, 24, Benjamin Markeson,
49, and Jonathan "Keith" McHenry, 54.
S, McHenry was the co-founder of the in-
Sternational movement called Food Not
Bombs that started in the early 1980s. Regardless of whether or not this was vio-
lating any law or ordinance, Food Not Bombs said they will continue to feed the
homeless in the parks and in nearby areas, whether they had any permits or not.
Food Not Bombs said that the city started enforcing this because having large
groups of homeless people were considered "unsightedly, annoying and bad for
business and an impediment to the local social/political/economic elite's goals of
downtown redevelopment and gentrification."
This generous act of humanity of providing to the needy is sadly not al-
lowed, simply over a permit. The Food Not Bombs members could each face a fine
of $500 and up to 60 days in jail. Two of them were released on a $250 bail, but
McHenry chose to stay in jail and wait for other legal actions to be taken.


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Other Unusual Crimes Across the Nation


JUNE 11, 2011


THE STAR


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June 11, 2011


THE STAR


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Name: Krysta Berry
Age: 17
Weight: 113 lbs
Last seen: 5/27/11 Saint
Cloud, FL


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Name: Kristina Campbell
Age: 15
Weight: 142 lbs
Last seen: 5/20/11 in
Miami, FL


Name: Mack Lee Grant Jr.
Age: 16
Weight: 180 lbs
Last seen: 6/07/11 Palatka,
FL


Name: Latisha Campbell
Age: 17
Weight: 115 lbs
Last seen: 5/20/11
Miami, FL


Name: Jashae M. Lewis
Age: 15
Weight: 130 lbs
Last seen: 5/16/11 Palm
Beach, FL


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IMOST WANTEDI


Name: Alphonso
Robertson Jr.
Offense: Aggravated
Assault with deadly
weapon


Name: Danny Donnell
Billingslea
Age: 31
Offense: Fraud Rental
Property $300


Name: Terrence Marvel
Aaron
Age: 30
Offense: Grand Theft


IIRE ATOSb. B


Name: Ryan Alexander
Amy
Age: 24
Offense: Defrauding
Financial Business


Name: Vern Alexander
Davis
Age: 23
Offense: Child abuse


Name: Christina Leola
Harvey
Age: 34
Offense: 3rd conviction
of prostitution


II BACK ON THESTREET


Name: Shawn-Anthony
Copeland
Offense: Lewd behavior
against child of 13-15


Name: Lavel A Martin
Offense: Sex with 16-17
year old


Name: Vincent Morgan
Offense: Lewd inde-
cent assault against
child under 16


Name: Charles Alexander
Offense: Living off
Prostitution, Lewd sexual
battery on children 12-15


Name: Robert Ashwood
Offense: Aggravated
and sexual battery with
deadly weapon


Name: Alton Baker
Offense: Battery by
felon


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